Building a Better (Mom)Pop
A local popsicle maker is about to explode nationally thanks to their do-gooder mission: Bringing affordable, allergen-free desserts to kids everywhere
The Citizen Recommends: Finding Tomorrow’s American Dream
East Mount Airy is on the verge of either falling into poverty or thriving. Next City is exploring why–and seeking solutions from residents.
Social Impact Shark Tank
Penn students and recent grads vie for a social impact prize in a non-profit contest aimed at fixing what ails Philly
Dine 4 Democracy
Powered by The Philadelphia Citizen, the monthly dinner series in May supports organizations working to fight economic inequality
Toke One Up … For the Kids
As Saturday night’s raid in Frankford makes plain, marijuana is still illegal in Pennsylvania. Here’s why it shouldn’t be
Citizen Speaks: The University and The City
Our sold-out Citizen Speaks event brought five city university presidents together for the first time. Hopefully it's not the last
Meet the Disruptor: Partners on the Path
Who cares for the caregiver? A local company supplies the answer.
Two local small business owners, part of the Kickstarter generation, hope to spawn a business-forward movement of microlending
Crisis? What Crisis?
Mayor Kenney says his budget gets the pension fund 80 percent funded in 13 years. Does it?
How one Philadelphia entrepreneur is helping to spur an increase in the local minimum wage—and what caused him to take up arms