Fun Things to Do in Philly this Weekend (and Week)
Block parties in Bella Vista and Midtown Village. Kayaking on the Schuylkill. So much going on, on South Street
Why PA Must Fund our Public Universities
Disparities in higher ed lead to societal inequities and damage our democracy. That’s why, a longtime university president urges, our state must do better
Guest Commentary: Does Philly Need Rent Control?
Philadelphia once led the country on keeping rents down — and, says the director of our city’s Rent Control Coalition, we can do it again
Your September 2023 Good (Philadelphia) Citizen Calendar
The dates you need and things to do in Philadelphia to make this year your civic best
Does Anyone Care that the Cops Lied?
Police killed a young man in his car within five seconds of a traffic stop — and then tried to cover it up
“Don’t Take Away My Home”
In an excerpt from a new book about surviving poverty in Kensington, a teenager pleads for his alternative high school to stay open — and wonders why he must.
Ideas We Should Steal: Boosting Neighborhood Commercial Corridors
A $185 million effort in Detroit is jumpstarting equitable development and increasing population in the city’s neighborhoods. Drexel’s Metro Finance head on what Philly can learn from the program
Philly, Take Your Outdoor Activities … Indoors
Rain, haze and heat make it tough to be outside in Philly this summer. Here, some places to go to feel like you’re outdoors while inside