1933 Comes to Sansom Street
The protest in front of Michael Solomonov’s restaurant revealed more than know-nothingism
Put Your Money for Your Mouth Where Your Heart Is
Philadelphia restaurants and the causes they champion, causes you support by supporting them
Where is the Moral Clarity?
Neither Penn’s president nor her Congressional interrogators demonstrated the fundamental principle in House hearings about antisemitism on campus, a longtime university president laments
Listen: Tuxes, Blackberries and the Key to Effective Policing
In the first of this two-part episode of the How to Really Run a City podcast, former Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey shares how he helped oversee a record low crime rate — and how more leaders can do the same
Big Rube’s Philly: Babe on 52nd Street
Ted Hall opened his women’s boutique in 1972. Today, it’s one of the last Black-owned businesses on the Strip
Art for Change: The Deliberate Photographer
Kenyssa Evans is not a stereotypical Gen Z. She eschews social media, works slowly and intentionally, and prefers working in the shadows on her sensory images of Blackness in America.
The Citizen Recommends: What the Constitution Means to Me
There are just a few more days to catch this thought-provoking performance at Arden Theatre Co., but its message will stay with any engaged citizen long after.
Improv to the Rescue
Philly’s robust improv community is using the comedy staple as an avenue for spreading life skills, connections and conversation for those who most need it (i.e., all of us)
Guest Commentary: New Direction on Law Enforcement in Philly? Don’t Be So Sure.
Parker makes a politically safe pick for Police Commissioner, the re-elected Sheriff continues to be an embarrassment, and the SEPTA and Temple Police Departments struggle for survival.