Neighborhood

West Philadelphia: Everywhere You Want to Be

The University District of West Philadelphia is an up-and-coming neighborhood. It has become an anchor for institutions, small businesses, and residents alike, creating numerous opportunities for growth and increasing economic vitality in West Philadelphia. Whether you choose to be indoors or outdoors, there is so much to do in West Philadelphia. If you’re in the mood for freshly brewed coffee, fruit smoothies, or homemade quiche, stop by Honey and Milk Market for locally produced goods. Is your stomach rumbling for a truly hardy meal? Clarkville will satisfy your cravings with a giant double decker pizza, The Fat Ham will tantalize your taste buds with clever Southern small plates, or honeygrow will impress with its farm-to-table vibe, featuring cuisine such as made-to-order stir-fry, salads, and honeybars. Not exactly hungry? There’s still plenty to do: take a stroll in Barkan Park, plan a shopping trip to The Bellevue Philadelphia, or catch the latest theatrical production at Iron Gate Theater. Residents can stay active at nearby Fit Gym or Lean Team Fitness and even grab some healthy snacks afterwards at Aldi, The Fresh Grocer, or The Gourmet Grocer. Whatever you choose to do, the hustle and bustle of West Philadelphia awaits you!