This Election Day, Let’s Vote and Vax

Want to increase vaccination rates and voter turnout? Philly 3.0’s engagement director has an idea for that

By Jon Geeting

Things to Do in Philadelphia This Weekend

Parks On Tap pops up at two locations along the Schuylkill River, check out a Mother's Day market at East Market and more fun things to do in Philadelphia this beautiful May weekend

By Josh Middleton

Philly Under Fire Episode 5: “Killadelphia”

The latest episode of The Philadelphia Citizen’s podcast exploring stories and solutions from the front lines of Philly’s gun violence epidemic looks at the toll of gun violence on Philadelphia’s youth

By Jo Piazza

The Optimist

Every day, Kevin Mahoney, CEO of University of Pennsylvania Health System, is rethinking the future of health care and partnering with anyone who buys into his vision. All this despite that 1.98 college GPA.

By Christine Speer Lejeune

Row Office Revolt?

No, we’re not likely to get rid of the corruption-prone Sheriff's Office anytime soon. But a former city official has a solution for ensuring the office does right by residents.

By Lauren Vidas

“We’ve Just Got to Start Doing”

Art collectors/philanthropists Michael Forman and Jennifer Rice want to help Philly's cultural scene come back stronger—and more inclusive—than ever. With their $3 million Art Works initiative, they’re not waiting for anyone else’s permission.

By Jessica Blatt Press

The Citizen Recommends: History Is An Open Book

On May 10, join the Philadelphia Holocaust Remembrance Foundation for a powerful commemoration of the 1933 German book burnings

By Jessica Blatt Press

A Brand, Not Just a Restaurant

Center City’s Tria Cafe brought back its beloved Fermentation School (virtually) to help it survive the pandemic. Who needs tables anyway?

By Jonathan Deutsch