The Citizen Recommends: The 7th Ward Tribute
A sweeping public exhibition brings to life a remarkable (and remarkably under-appreciated) piece of Black history in Philadelphia
“A Place Where Everyone Comes Together”
The architect of Central Park’s Edenic resurgence has retired to our own Rittenhouse Square, where he is the most well-versed park volunteer. Here’s what he thinks we can learn from NYC
The Unbearable Cost of Togetherness
Low wages and growing inequality have put football games, the Shore, and so much more out of reach for regular Philadelphians. Can we get back what we have lost?
Ideas We Should Steal: A History in Two Monuments
Now that South Philly’s Columbus Statue has been unboxed, can we find a healthier way to grapple with our monument issues, as they’ve done in Franklin, Tennessee?
Help People Who Are Homeless in Philadelphia
More than 15 ways to make a difference in the lives of Philadelphians experiencing housing insecurity and homelessness
How to Fight Food Insecurity in Philly
Donate peanut butter! Organize a food drive! Sort cans! Here are 15 simple things you can do now to help food insecure citizens of Philadelphia.
Save the Moms!
How to care for the over-burdened, burned-out moms of Covid. And why now, at the pandemic’s two-year mark, we actually have to.
Your Miserable ER Experience Isn’t Just Because of Covid
Will the pandemic be a wake-up call about the weaknesses in emergency care? Or will it be a death blow? The answer is in what we do next.