What the Fight Over the Columbus Statue Is Really About
The fight in South Philly is a proxy for the divide that threatens to engulf all of us. Why can’t two opposing sets of facts be true at the same time?
Diversity For the Win
For first-year IBX CEO Greg Deavens, diverse hires and tackling health equity is smart business.
How Good Development Is Reshaping Philly
Along with Drexel’s Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, we’re kicking off a speakers series that features a host of bold-face names exploring the intersection of private real estate development and the public good.
Things to Do in Philly This Weekend
Halloween parties at the Bourse and Sister Cities Park, a fitness festival in Fishtown and more must-do things happening in Philadelphia this weekend
Generation Change Philly: The Wellness Crusader
Sudan Green’s Spirits Up! brings community-based yoga, mindfulness and peace to Black Philadelphians, who are still underserved by the wellness community. It is a revolutionary act for our times
Guest Commentary: “Clean and Safe is the Foundation for Economic Recovery”
In testimony to Council last week, Center City District’s president and CEO shared some best practices to help our neighborhoods and citizens restore their quality of life
Guest Commentary: Unions Are On the Ballot This Election Season
Judicial elections, a local union head notes, can have lasting impacts on labor in Pennsylvania. That’s why everyone needs to cast a ballot.
Business for Good: Journal My Health
Local tech guru Tracey Welson-Rossman had an idea for an app to help people with chronic illnesses track their symptoms back in 2009. The plight of Covid long-haulers prompted her to finally launch it this year
Ideas We Should Steal: Mobile Farmers’ Markets
Chicago’s Urban Growers Collective grows fresh produce on a teaching farm and then brings it directly to citizens living in food deserts, a full-service program that goes beyond anything in Philly