Josh Kruger, Big-Hearted Philadelphian
The Citizen journalist who was tragically killed Monday morning was a passionate advocate for those who most needed it
Who Should Replace Danielle Outlaw?
Philly’s police commissioner announced her resignation this week. Here, some candidates the next mayor should consider, and why
Ideas We Should Steal: Grassroots Housing Reparations
A rapper-turned-community activist is preserving Black wealth in Portland, the Whitest big city in America, by helping homeowners repair — and therefore stay — in their homes
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
The Citizen Recommends: Alex G Concert to Benefit Make the World Better
Former Eagle Connor Barwin’s annual fundraiser to rebuild city parks features the Philly-born singer songwriter, a tailgate party with special guests and a chance to rock out for good
Memo to Madam Mayor: Hire a Kick-Ass Trash Czar
The next in a series of political and policy advice to presumptive Mayor-elect Cherelle Parker looks to New York City for an idea she should steal: Appoint a sanitation commissioner
The Fourth of July Voices We Need to Read Now
July 4th means different things to different Americans. Here, a host of Independence Day perspectives — from Frederick Douglass, Susan B. Anthony, Ronald Reagan and more — that remind us what it means to be free
The Citizen Recommends: Placemaking and Economic Growth
The next in our Development … for Good series in partnership with Fitler Club and Drexel’s Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation features Connor Barwin, Jerry Sweeney and other investors in our city’s public realm