Things to Do in Philly This Weekend

What to do for Father's Day and Juneteenth, a daylong Summer Solstice celebration in Fairmount Park and more fun things to do in Philly this weekend

By Josh Middleton

The Story of the Storytellers

Juneteenth is a narrative of liberation and struggle that, until recently, was little-known. Who is telling the other unknown stories of Black life in Philly?

By James Peterson

Business For Good: Bungee Oblečení

Darrell Alston has walked many paths—athlete, rapper, inmate. All of them have led to the role he’s filling now, as CEO and lead designer of a new Philly-based high-end sneaker line

By Jessica Blatt Press

Ideas We Should Steal: Arts Everywhere

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is embedding the arts in myriad city agencies with a bold, economy-boosting goal that Philly should emulate: supporting art in every neighborhood in the city

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Watch: Let Millennials Lead the Way

Journalist Jill Filopovic joined The Citizen’s latest virtual book club to talk about why we should listen to the most maligned—and most engaged—generation

By Jessica Blatt Press

How to Start Little Free Libraries in Your Neighborhood

After a year of majority-online activities, here’s how you can encourage someone to crack open a book by building a little free library

By Claire Wolters

“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