Take the Poll: Parking on the Broad Street Median?

Clearing cars from the median during the DNC has renewed calls to ban the quirky practice. Yo, South Philly, what do you think?

By Stephen St.Vincent

Bobbing and Weaving Through A Minefield

Filmmaker El Sawyer has gone from from prisoner to presidential advisor with one goal: Helping ex-inmates make it on the outside

By Emma Eisenberg

We Are Mantua

A community-led effort is paving the way for a “greenway” in one of the city’s poorest neighborhoods

By Emma Eisenberg

Wanted—Developers to Sue City Council

With Ori Feibush’s win over Councilman Kenyatta Johnson, is Councilmanic Prerogative on the ropes? One crusading attorney hopes so

By Larry Platt

Councilmanic Prerogative On Trial

This week, the longstanding tradition gets tested in Federal court. Here’s a better way to manage public assets

By Jeremy Nowak

Affordable Housing, Development and the Future of the City

A recap of tweets, photos and videos from our panel discussion on affordable housing, development and the future of the city

“Build, Baby, Build!”

Next Monday, pro-development “anarchist” Sonja Trauss, recently featured in the New York Times, leads a discussion on affordable housing, development and the future of the city. Join us!

By Larry Platt

Meet the Disruptor: Michele McKeone

The former special ed teacher’s Autism Expressed, teaching digital skills to autistic students, is growing. The secret? Its founder’s “oppositional defiance”

By Larry Platt

The Citizen Recommends: Cadence Community Bike Build

Help get bikes—and biking—into the lives of Philly kids

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

What I Did On My Summer Vacation

The Eagles All-Pro linebacker on giving back by installing solar panels in Haiti

By Connor Barwin