Citizen of the Week: Cydney Brown

Philly’s new Youth Poet Laureate doesn’t just write well—she does G.O.O.D.

By Jessica Blatt Press

Guest Commentary: A Love Letter to the Post Office

The USPS is in the news these days for its (potential) election-related failings. But a novelist and Penn professor remembers it for its beauty

By Lorene Cary

The Citizen Recommends: COGRID-19

When the pandemic hit, local creative director Jason Rothman turned to what he knows best to help: wrangling artists to design a poster for charity

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

“Actors Have to Work On Their Craft”

The Covid-19 recession has hit theater—and those who work in it—hard. A virtual networking support group is helping them stay connected

By Jane M. Von Bergen

How to Do Outdoor Dining in Philly Right

Not all outdoor dining is created equally. Here, more than a dozen of the best al fresco Philly options with patios and gardens

By Josh Middleton

WATCH: Virtual Book Club on The Nazi Titanic

The Philadelphia Holocaust Remembrance Foundation and The Philadelphia Citizen welcomed author Robert Watson for an exploration of a shocking but little-known tragedy of World War II

By Jessica Blatt Press

Breaking Down Barriers

Can Sunflower Philly, a community space in Kensington run by local artists and funded by local developers, forge a connection between new and longtime residents?

By Emily Neil

WATCH: Virtual Book Club with Jennifer Weiner and Jo Piazza

The authors—both Philly residents—filled our, um, love buckets with joy and wit and wisdom

By Jessica Blatt Press