• Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.
      Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.

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Living a block from the polls makes you 28% more likely to vote

Fewer than one in three Philadelphians voted in the last mayoral primary, and that was for an open seat. Even if…

Homeownership rates are dropping in Philly. A little-known elected office plays a big role

Philadelphia has long been a city where the American dream of homeownership is open to rich and poor families. In fact,…

Rebuilding from loss in Philadelphia and Paris

Like a lot of people, I spent half a minute on Monday afternoon in stunned silence watching a video of the…

Should a former Philly bathhouse gain landmark status because of its place in LGBTQ history?

Back when homosexuality was illegal in Philadelphia, the Camac Baths offered a safe place for queer subculture to exist. On April…

First look inside Globe Dye Works' newest attraction

Globe Dye Works, the former yarn-dyeing factory turned live-work-manufacturing and design space in Frankford continues to write its own history. The…

In Common: 6 ways Philly can create more equitable, imaginative and inviting public spaces

I was lucky enough to spend 2018 writing the In Common series, exploring the ways civic spaces across Philly are changing,…

Amazon-New York HQ2 breakup has lessons for Philadelphia

Amazon’s New York City HQ2 plans unraveled in spectacular fashion last week—a fitting end for a spectacle of a location selection…

Rebel Ventures pitch youth-powered corner store at Full City Challenge

Jarrett Stein kept apologizing to the crowd for his public speaking. On a cold rainy Tuesday morning, the Rebel Ventures co-executive…

Power abuse: Doc, Henon and the public trust

Wednesday’s indictment of electricians union boss John Dougherty, Philadelphia City Councilman Bobby Henon, and six others, laid out 116 counts of…

Unmarking African American History in Philadelphia

Philadelphia’s streets are lined with history. The blue and gold signs issued by the Pennsylvania Historical Museum and Commission mark everything…

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