Business for Good: ZeroEyes

Navy SEALs founded a software company that detects firearms on security cameras. Schools, corporate campuses, the Department of Defense — and SEPTA — are signing up.

By Courtney DuChene

Business for Good: Grant Blvd + Blk Ivy

The B Corps fashion brand loved by Beyoncé is launching a men’s clothing line and a vintage clothing store, Blk Ivy, dedicated to Civil Rights era fashion, music, books— and activism

By Courtney DuChene

Citizen Events Year In Review

We painted a mural and threw a party to celebrate. We invited a spectrum of American leaders who are working to fix our democracy, our media, our city government, and our city.

By Lauren McCutcheon

Guest Commentary: The Return of Center City?

Pedestrian volumes are at 73 percent of pre-pandemic numbers. Here, Center City District’s CEO on what that means — and what is still needed

By Paul R. Levy

20 Sustainable Shops and Services in Philadelphia

Locally-owned shops and services that put a dent in climate change — and make you feel a little bit better about everything

By Courtney DuChene

Shop Small in Philadelphia Neighborhoods

Why shop local one Saturday in November only? Philly is full of great, independently owned stores — in brilliant neighborhood corridors — to shop all year long.

By Ethan Young

The Citizen Recommends: WURD’s Empowerment Experience

The event on Saturday launches Pennsylvania’s only Black-owned radio station’s 20th anniversary year with shopping, cooking, hope — and dancing

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

The Equity Test

The Enterprise Center, Equity Alliance and Drexel’s Nowak Metro Finance Lab have co-created a plan to revive small, minority-owned businesses on Philly’s 52nd Street Corridor. Here’s why it matters

By Bruce Katz