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“This will turn that vacant lot into the priz...

“This will turn that vacant lot into the prize of the community — the centerpiece." - Gov. Tom Wolf http://ucreview.com/prize-of-the-community-new-market-west-groundbreaking-is-first-step-towa-p7696-1.htm

    "Prize of the Community": New Market West groundbreaking is first step toward revitalizing Haddington-Hobbs Creek
    Jamila Harris-Morrison knows the good and sees the bad in Haddington-Hobbs Creek. The West Philadelphia neighborhood benefits from a community rich in acceleration and amazing neighbors. As the Executive Director of ACHIEVEability, she's worked with more than 100 residents in the area to become financially self-sufficient.
    http://ucreview.com

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We are grateful to the Lenfest Foundation for...

We are grateful to the Lenfest Foundation for this significant investment in the people of West Philadelphia.

    $5 million from Lenfest Foundation will bring career training to West Philly - Technical.ly Philly
    In West Philadelphia, where some 81,000 residents live under the poverty line, access to skills and a pathway to careers can provide lasting change. That's the driving force behind the West Philadelphia Skills Initiative , a program led by the University City District (UCD) that got a $5 million boost from the Lenfest Foundation Thursday.
    https://technical.ly

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A month after Blaze’s death, the Bernsteins come to Penn to pack up what he left behind

The Bernsteins arrived in Philadelphia on Thursday from their home in Orange County, California. They headed to Blaze’s apartment at 4111 Walnut where they started to pack up his things. Throughout the process, there were moments where Jeanne or Gideon hugged a child — or each other — as support. 

    A month after Blaze's death, the Bernsteins come to Penn to pack up what he left behind
    In the weeks following the tragic death of College sophomore Blaze Bernstein, his parents, Gideon Bernstein and Jeanne Pepper, have emerged as the central figures in the eye of a media firestorm, stoic and loving in their grief.
    http://www.thedp.com

24 hours ago

Alternate history, military cyborgs, inter-wo...

Alternate history, military cyborgs, inter-world portals and more: Philly Sci-Fi author Henry Lazarus offers a roundup of new sci-fi and fantasy books out this month. http://ucreview.com/science-fiction-for-february-p7685-86.htm

    Science Fiction for February 2018
    University City, West Philadelphia, Community Newspaper
    http://ucreview.com

25 hours ago

Eater Philly lists new restaurant Danlu as on...

Eater Philly lists new restaurant Danlu as one of the hottest brunch spots. Have you tried it yet?

    The Hottest Brunches in Philly Right Now, February 2018
    Many of Philadelphia's best brunch spots are classics, with lines out the door every weekend. And then there are the new additions to Philly's brunch scene, doing their best to make eggs, pancakes, and waffles stand out in the crowd. Here are 16 of the most noteworthy new brunches to try.
    https://philly.eater.com

27 hours ago

Jazz legend Branford Marsalis, Broadway's "Wa...

Jazz legend Branford Marsalis, Broadway's "Waitress the Musical," a President's Day celebration at the Museum of the American Revolution and more in this week's Notes on Music. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/notes-on-music-p7134-95.htm

    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

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University City District And Partners Receive...

University City District And Partners Receive $5 Million Grant From Lenfest Foundation To Accelerate Career Opportunities For Local Residents "University City District, the University City Science Center and Drexel University have been awarded a $5 million grant from the Lenfest Foundation. The three-year grant will support a unique partnership that leverages University City's explosive economic growth in order to train and place unemployed West Philadelphia residents in family-sustaining jobs today, while equipping the community's workforce with the skills and certifications needed to connect to the jobs of the future." http://ucreview.com/university-city-district-and-partners-receive-million-grant-from-lenfest-p7695-1.htm University City District Drexel University Children's Hospital of PhiladelphiUniversity City Science Center

    UC Review
    University City District, the University City Science Center and Drexel University have been awarded a $5 million grant from the Lenfest Foundation.
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46 hours ago

University City Review shared PlanPhilly's po...

UC Review is mentioned in this article.

    Other universities have built stadiums that benefit neighbors. Will Temple follow their lead?
    Temple's stadium doesn't have to be an exploitative entity in an underserved community; it has the opportunity to work with neighbors to smartly manage growth, writes Ken Shropshire, CEO of Global Sport Institute at Arizona State University, contributing to the Philadelphia Citizen.
    http://planphilly.com

46 hours ago

Our Lunar New Year celebration is this evenin...

Our Lunar New Year celebration is this evening and we hope to see you here starting at 7pm! Some tickets remain. Drop by the box office to purchase on site.

    International House Philadelphia
    Our Lunar New Year celebration is this evening and we hope to see you here starting at 7pm! Some tickets remain. Drop by the box office to purchase on site.
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47 hours ago

Fueled by a major Lenfest grant, we are partn...

Fueled by a major Lenfest grant, we are partnering with the University City Science Center and Drexel University on programs that will continue helping West Philly to transform their career trajectories.

    More than 81,000 West Philadelphians live in poverty. Here's one way to change that | Opinion - Philly
    In its first three years, the partners pledge to connect 600 previously unemployed West Philadelphians to careers, resulting in more than $16.1 million in wages generated locally. An additional 250 adults and high school students in West Philadelphia will attain credentials, certifications and career exposure, setting them on meaningful pathways to employment.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

The Woodlands added 2 new photos.

Find some Spring garden inspiration (and a crafty seed packet how-to) from our own William Hamilton, and his friend William of Bartram's Garden with our newest "Two Williams" blog post - "Found in the Floorboards: 200 Year Old Seed Packets" on the blog now - http://bit.ly/2F5o7Y5

    The Woodlands
    The Woodlands, Philadelphia, PA. 2,760 likes · 30 talking about this · 1,003 were here. The Woodlands is a garden of biographies--the culmination of eighteenth and nineteenth century landscape ideals...
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You know it’s got to be important when Penn A...

You know it’s got to be important when Penn Assistant Vice President of Community Relations, Glenn Bryan arranges a meeting with the Spruce Hill Community Association’s Zoning Committee. http://ucreview.com/penn-contingent-makes-nice-to-spruce-hill-zoning-committee-p7691-1.htm

    Penn contingent makes nice to Spruce Hill Zoning Committee
    Penn officials displayed the plans for the approved design of the new on-campus 250,000 sq. ft., 450-student residential building called New College House West.
    http://ucreview.com

2 days ago

Our friends at Curio Theatre Company are kick...

Our friends at Curio Theatre Company are kicking off their 2018 season with Marie Antoinette! Does anyone recognize the room in the background of this picture?!

    A modern "Marie Antoinette" (think Melania) opens this week at Curio
    West Philly's Curio Theatre kicks off the new year this week with David Adjmi's Marie Antoinette, a modern take on one of European history's most infamous characters. Adjmi's take on the French queen introduces us to a woman who embodies artifice, excess and privilege while the mood in the street
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

2 days ago

We're halfway through #blackhistorymonth, and...

We're halfway through #blackhistorymonth, and there's still plenty to explore in Philadelphia. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/a-quick-guide-to-black-history-month-in-philadelphia-p7138-1.htm Free Library of Philadelphia Penn Museum The African American Museum in Philadelphia

    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

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Blessed are the pure in heart. 💕🌱💕 #gravegard...

Blessed are the pure in heart. 💕🌱💕 #gravegardeners #plantplacementonpoint #americasgardencapital #valentinesday #bleedingheart #lamprocapnosspectabilis

    The Woodlands
    Blessed are the pure in heart. 💕🌱💕 #gravegardeners #plantplacementonpoint #americasgardencapital #valentinesday #bleedingheart #lamprocapnosspectabilis
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3 days ago

Need last-minute Valentine's Day plans? Unive...

Need last-minute Valentine's Day plans? University City Arts League is hosting a couples' drawing class tonight with beer, wine, and pizza.

    Couples Portraits with Jaz Malone - University City Arts League
    Couples are invited to spend their Valentines day with UCAL by making art as a couple: loose portraits and blind contours led by our drawing instructor Jaz Malone. Fun, memorable moments will be shared and art will be made to remind our participants of the romantic evening that started at UCAL!
    http://www.ucartsleague.org

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Summer Camps for Kids - Online Auction

- if you're putting together your plans for summer camp (Because seriously February is NOT too early), our school has an online auction and it just opened up. You can get really great camps for a good price!! You do NOT need to be an ICS family to partake!! Check it out!!! The ICS PTA's online camp auction is now live! Place your bids by Feb. 20!
https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.auctria.com%2Fauction%2FICSAuctionPTA2018&h=ATPNt4KH_nBX2SY9ucXx5bNzQthuIr_1yJ0SJq1G0Orm3z8W9M-8dj3BEkqpB9vhh62XrlnfxTdvqLROaedG-FwbuCiSMu68T_RapEEVlFX3PX2JEZjbx0ph2qr9MgC15t42MQyavvRIKwVHZ2lwaEyQQ-5cZdqVEgXykp0Zwr8sVG1Ek8-ox0Rn8nCnvDtm592rn9g5kfIDlQoe7Ung-L39DFrAYk2-KGsq2RAgasY-teNNlm7L_Umq6UrpAKDGvpyjf7VCR3QFewCOnnT7

    2018 ICS PTA Online Auction
    2018 ICS PTA Online Auction
    https://www.auctria.com

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Calling all francophiles! Curio Theatre Compa...

Calling all francophiles! Curio Theatre Company's production of Marie Antoinette opens this Friday. Get tickets below!

    Marie Antoinette
    Curio Theatre Company
    http://www.curiotheatre.org

4 days ago

Pennsylvania consumers who feel they have bee...

Pennsylvania consumers who feel they have been victimized by the IRS or other scams should file a complaint with the Office of Attorney General’s Bureau of Consumer Protection by calling 800-441-2555 or emailing scams@attorneygeneral.gov. http://ucreview.com/attorney-general-shapiro-warns-consumers-of-fake-irs-calls-and-tax-season-s-p7684-1.htm

    Attorney General Shapiro warns consumers of fake IRS calls and tax season scams
    Shapiro reminds citizens that the IRS does not use threatening or aggressive calls, nor does the agency demand immediate payment.
    http://ucreview.com

4 days ago

University City District shared West Philadel...

Our West Philadelphia Skills Initiative has another great opportunity for people seeking employment. Please share!

    West Philadelphia Skills Initiative
    Live in West Philadelphia and looking for work? We are partnering with Allied Universal to provide good, stable jobs to qualified people! Read more and apply today....
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

A power outage struck campus at multiple locations Monday

Traffic lights went dark at various intersections: 34th and Market streets, 38th and Walnut streets, 39th and Walnut streets, 40th and Walnut streets, 34th and Chestnut streets, and 38th and Chestnut streets, according to an email from Public Safety.

Traffic lights went dark at various intersections: 34th and Market streets, 38th and Walnut streets, 39th and Walnut streets, 40th and Walnut streets, 34th and Chestnut streets, and 38th and Chestnut streets, according to an email from Public Safety.

Traffic lights went dark at various intersections: 34th and Market streets, 38th and Walnut streets, 39th and Walnut streets, 40th and Walnut streets, 34th and Chestnut streets, and 38th and Chestnut streets, according to an email from Public Safety.

Traffic lights went dark at various intersections: 34th and Market streets, 38th and Walnut streets, 39th and Walnut streets, 40th and Walnut streets, 34th and Chestnut streets, and 38th and Chestnut streets, according to an email from Public Safety.

Suplick wrote that the affected buildings that they are aware of include 3815 Walnut Street, the School of Social Policy and Practice building, 3809 Walnut Street, and 3808-10 Sansom Street, building for housekeeping.

Suplick wrote that the affected buildings that they are aware of include 3815 Walnut Street, the School of Social Policy and Practice building, 3809 Walnut Street, and 3808-10 Sansom Street, building for housekeeping.

Suplick wrote that the affected buildings that they are aware of include 3815 Walnut Street, the School of Social Policy and Practice building, 3809 Walnut Street, and 3808-10 Sansom Street, building for housekeeping.

On that same block, the Sigma Nu house at 3819 Walnut Street and the Sigma Delta Tau house at 3833 Walnut Street also lost power until just before 2:20 p.m. this afternoon.

On that same block, the Sigma Nu house at 3819 Walnut Street and the Sigma Delta Tau house at 3833 Walnut Street also lost power until just before 2:20 p.m. this afternoon.

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Traffic lights went dark at various intersections: 34th and Market streets, 38th and Walnut streets, 39th and Walnut streets, 40th and Walnut streets, 34th and Chestnut streets, and 38th and Chestnut streets, according to an email from Public Safety.

Traffic lights went dark at various intersections: 34th and Market streets, 38th and Walnut streets, 39th and Walnut streets, 40th and Walnut streets, 34th and Chestnut streets, and 38th and Chestnut streets, according to an email from Public Safety.

    A power outage struck campus at multiple locations Monday
    A power outage struck University City early Monday morning at various points throughout campus. Traffic lights went dark at various intersections: 34th and Market streets, 38th and Walnut streets, 39th and Walnut streets, 40th and Walnut streets, 34th and Chestnut streets, and 38th and Chestnut streets, according to an email from Public Safety.
    http://www.thedp.com

4 days ago

The Franklin Institute

The Franklin Institute

    University City Review
    The Franklin Institute
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4 days ago

Broadcasting for businesses: The Enterprise C...

Broadcasting for businesses: The Enterprise Center launches a new podcast series for entrepreneurs “We had to change our model. We had to grow as well and meet our customers where they are. They couldn’t necessarily come to our space, but with these platforms, we could go to theirs.” http://ucreview.com/broadcasting-for-businesses-the-enterprise-center-launches-a-new-podcast-s-p7683-1.htm The Enterprise Center

    UC Review
    The original home of WFIL-TV, now 6ABC, it was where the seminal American Bandstand television show was taped from 1952 to 1964. Since 1989, it's been the Enterprise Center, home to the group of the same name providing capital, resources and business-acceleration initiatives to minority entrepreneurs.
    http://ucreview.com

4 days ago

University City Review shared Walnut Street W...

Today's Lunar New Year Celebration at Walnut Street West Library (Free Library of Philadelphia) has been postponed due to a power outage. The library should be up and running by 10 a.m. tomorrow.

    Walnut Street West Library (Free Library of Philadelphia)
    We apologize for the inconvenience - Walnut Street West Library will be closed today, February 12th, due to a Power Outage in the neighborhood. The Penn Lions' Lunar New Year Celebration scheduled...
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5 days ago

"In my view, the narrow streets are the Phila...

"In my view, the narrow streets are the Philadelphia iconic urban feature. There are so many, unlike any other city. There are literally scores of them.” http://philadelphiafreepress.com/at-home-in-philadelphia-a-new-photography-book-takes-an-intimate-look-at-t-p7132-95.htm Camino Books Inc.

    At home in Philadelphia: A new photography book takes an intimate look at the homes that define the city.
    Revert from its well-known " City of Neighborhoods” nickname for what he says was its more accurate moniker, " The City of Homes.” And, in a new book of photographs he essentially argues his case. Out now, " Discovering Philadelphia ” features beautiful, and somewhat anomalous, homes and public spaces throughout Philadelphia.
    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

5 days ago

Join the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philade...

Join the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia on March 17th for their 3rd annual Vision Zero Conference right here in University City. UCD's Andrew Stober and Nate Hommel will join a who's who of transportation and public space all-stars for the event.

    Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia
    2018 VISION ZERO for PHILADELPHIA CONFERENCE Hosted by Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia in partnership with Thomas Jefferson University March 17, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM at First District Plaza 3801 Market Street Philadelphia, PA Please join the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia and a host of city and state officials and special guests as ...
    http://bicyclecoalition.org

5 days ago

This Thursday we welcome the Year of the Dog....

This Thursday we welcome the Year of the Dog. Join us for our Lunar New Year Celebration. The evening will feature Philadelphia Suns, Great Wall Chinese School, Philadelphia Chinese Arts Center, Little Mulan Dance Troupe, Qin Qian & Kathryn Woodard, Siu Lum Martial Arts Academy, short films from Philadelphia Asian American Film & Filmmakers, and activities by Asian Arts Initiative and The Franklin Institute. Tickets available at http://ihousephilly.org/lunarnewyear18

    International House Philadelphia | Cultural Celebrations
    The Lunar, or Chinese, New Year is also known as the Spring Festival and is a time to wish one another luck and prosperity for the upcoming year. International House Philadelphia will welcome the Year of the Dog with our annual celebration that has typically seen sell-out crowds and is among our most popular and sought after events.
    http://ihousephilly.org

5 days ago

Check out what we have going on this week.

Check out what we have going on this week.

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Check out what we have going on this week.
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

Power outages knock out numerous traffic lights in West Philly

38th and Walnut

39th and Walnut

40th and Walnut

38th and Chestnut

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34th and Market

34th and Chestnut

    Power outages knock out numerous traffic lights in West Philly
    The Penn Division of Public Safety is reporting that due to power outages in West Philadelphia traffic lights are out Monday morning in the following locations: 34th and Market 38th and Walnut 39th and Walnut 40th and Walnut 34th and Chestnut 38th and Chestnut Police are on lo
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

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