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September 26, 2014

The Last Concert Of University City District’s 40th Street Summer Series Brings Out Philadelphia Favorite Man Man This Saturday, September 27

The Last Concert Of University City District’s 40th Street Summer Series Brings Out Philadelphia Favorite Man Man This Saturday, September 27

This past summer, University City District kept the neighborhood rocking with its once-a-month outdoor concerts, the 40th Street Summer Series, a free family-friendly outdoor concert series. This Saturday, September 27, it’s officially time to send off summer with the final concert of the summertime run featuring none other than Philadelphia rockers Man Man. Kicking off […]

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September 17, 2014

Our Guide To The Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll, Returning This Thursday, September 18 With $1 Deals From More Than 30 Vendors

Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll

Have a buck to spare? University City District’s highly anticipated Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll makes its grand return this week on Thursday, September 18. The deal-driven street festival fills Baltimore Avenue from 43rd to 51st streets for the second time this season with $1 food, drinks and goods from more than 30 vendors. From 5:30 […]

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August 19, 2014

Save The Date: The Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll Returns To West Philly With $1 Food And Drink Deals On Thursday, September 18

Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll in Philadelphia

Have four quarters to spare? What about 100 pennies? University City District’s highly anticipated Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll makes a grand return next month on Thursday, September 18. Dollar deals will soon fill Baltimore Avenue from 43rd to 51st streets as the Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll hits the streets for the second time this season […]

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June 23, 2014

University City District’s 40th Street Summer Series Returns In 2014 With Free Monthly Outdoor Concerts, Starting This Saturday, June 28

University City District’s 40th Street Summer Series Returns In 2014 With Free Monthly Outdoor Concerts, Starting This Saturday, June 28

Music fans have little occasion to miss out on hot concerts with the scores of free tunes on tap throughout the summer. On the west side of the Schuylkill River, University City District ups the cool factor to combat the summer heat with the return of the 40th Street Summer Series, free outdoor concerts on […]

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June 17, 2014

Our Guide To The Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll, Returning This Thursday, June 19, With $1 Deals From More Than 30 Vendors, Live Music And More

Our Guide To The Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll, Returning This Thursday, June 19, With $1 Deals From More Than 30 Vendors, Live Music And More

The ultimate deal-seekers festival, the Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll returns to the Cedar Park neighborhood this Thursday, June 19. University City District’s highly anticipated one-night-only deal fest draw tens of thousands to Baltimore Avenue in the Cedar Park and Spruce Hill neighborhoods of Philadelphia to celebrate the Dollar Stroll with an abundance of deals for […]

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June 10, 2014

The 30th Street Craft Market Brings More Than 35 Local Vendors To The Porch At 30th Street Station, Friday, June 13

The 30th Street Craft Market Brings More Than 35 Local Vendors To The Porch At 30th Street Station, Friday, June 13

In the continuing wave of alfresco markets to sprout in Philadelphia this summer, for one day only, the lively alfresco community space The Porch at 30th Street Station will transform into a full-fledged craft fair. On Friday, June 13, University City District and VIX Emporium team up to bring more than 35 artists and crafters […]

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June 9, 2014

A Taste Of University City Celebrates The 10th Anniversary Of University City Dining Days With A Preview Event At The Porch, Thursday, June 12

A Taste Of University City Celebrates The 10th Anniversary Of University City Dining Days With A Preview Event At The Porch, Thursday, June 12

Hungry for a taste of summer? This season is the perfect time to take a quick trip across the Schuylkill River, venturing due west of Center City to explore the dynamic cultural melting pot thriving in University City. Thanks to the thousands of students of The University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University and the University of […]

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April 25, 2014

University City District’s Pop-Up Parklets Return For 2014, Turning Parking Spots Into Five Activated Public Spaces

University City District’s Pop-Up Parklets Return For 2014, Turning Parking Spots Into Five Activated Public Spaces

When it comes to public space, Philadelphia delivers. From the city’s famous squares and parks to temporary spaces like the coming-soon Spruce Street Harbor Park, there are plenty of places to rest and enjoy the cityscape. But how about a park no bigger than a couple parking spaces? In 2011, University City District (UCD) introduced […]

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December 17, 2013

Good News: The Porch At 30th Street Station Is Now A Year-Round Spot For Breakfast And Lunchtime Food Trucks

Good News: The Porch At 30th Street Station Is Now A Year-Round Spot For Breakfast And Lunchtime Food Trucks

Great news, folks! The Porch at 30th Street Station now provides city dwellers with food truck fare all year round. That’s right, all year, visit The Porch for a lineup of some of the city’s favorite mobile food vendors. The Porch is no longer a hub just for summertime festivities, but now for winter events, […]

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September 25, 2013

The Last Concert Of University City District’s 40th Street Summer Series Brings Out The Millennial Territory Orchestra This Saturday, September 28

The Last Concert Of University City District’s 40th Street Summer Series Brings Out The Millennial Territory Orchestra This Saturday, September 28

This past summer, University City District kept the neighborhood rocking with its once-a-month outdoor concerts, the 40th Street Summer Series, a free family-friendly outdoor concert series. On Saturday, September 28, it’s officially time to send off summer with the final concert of the summertime run. Kicking off at 6 p.m., fire artists and hoop dancers […]

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