Do Something: Defend the Free Press
This week, stand with students against gun violence, farm in Center City, discuss the free press and more!
The Citizen Recommends: Smith Playground Ribbon Cutting
Join former Eagle Connor Barwin as he unveils the $3.2 million renovations to the South Philly park his foundation refurbished
Not To Dis Smokin’ Joe, But…
…We need to start honoring African Americans who have contributed to Philadelphia beyond sports and entertainment—like the late federal judge Leon Higginbotham
Capitalism for Good: Kensington Avenue Storefront Challenge
Shift Capital launched a contest to bring nine new businesses to the neighborhood’s main strip. Is this what smart development looks like?
Biking Into The Future
Other cities are adopting dockless bike share. But will it work for Philly’s diverse ridership?
Champions of the Vote
A group of Fairhill residents are launching an effort to bring voters to the polls in May. Turns out, they’re the change they’ve been waiting for
Where’s the Love in LOVE Park?
What was once an example of organic, messy urban life now feels like a graceless plane. Is that the sort of city we want?
Fail And Try Again
Maker Jawn at the Free Library gets Philadelphians of all stripes involved in the maker movement