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What's Happening in:  Pennsport 

More Quick Hits: Urban Outfitters boom; Pennsport brunch recap; Peace prize for S. Philly High alum; L’angolo lunch

Urban's current headquarters, image via

Urban’s current headquarters, image via, which has a ton of cool photos of the interior

  • Urban Outfitters is about to go on a construction boom in the Navy Yard. The Inquirer reports that the home-grown company plans to refurbish a 250,000 square foot facility to increase its employment at the Navy Yard by 2,000 employees in the next several years.
  • Remember when Asian students were attacked at South Philly High? Can you believe that was four years ago? Anyway, the student who became an advocate for anti-Asian violence, Wei Chen, has been awarded a $50,000 peace prize to continue his efforts, reports the Daily News.
  • The Insider reports that after 13 years, L’Angolo at Broad and Porter streets is adding lunch service.

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