Fun Things to Do in Philly this Week and Weekend

Tech-infused minigolf, live comedy, movies, beer, cookies, Passyunk Restaurant Week, and the Home and Garden Show are on deck this week in Philly

By Lauren McCutcheon and Christina Griffith

RECAP: Citizen of the Year Awards

In a joyful celebration this week of what it means to be a good citizen, we honored a block captain, captains of industry, a medical innovator, disruptors of business as usual — and more incredible Philadelphia change-makers

By Lauren McCutcheon


Know an amazing city worker? Nominate them for our 4th annual Integrity Icon Awards. The deadline is February 21

By Jessica Blatt Press

Citizen of the Year Awards: Disruptors Ryan Boyer and Michael Forman

The finance CEO and labor leader are determined to make Philadelphia the most equitable, fastest growing big city in America together.

By Larry Platt

Citizen of the Year Awards: Why Lewis Katz?

The Citizen will bestow its inaugural Corporate Citizen of the Year award in the name of a late civic leader we ought not forget

By Larry Platt

Citizen of the Year Awards: Mike Innocenzo

For his work helping to stand up the Civic Coalition to Save Lives, the PECO CEO and Chamber of Commerce Board Chair is this year’s Lewis Katz Corporate Citizen of the Year

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

CITIZEN OF THE YEAR AWARDS: Robert Saleem Holbrook

The A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr. Social Justice Champion spent 27 years in prison before a Supreme Court ruling set him free. Now, he teaches about criminal justice at Penn and heads the Abolitionist Law Center

By Jessica Blatt Press

King Day of Service in Philly — Where to Go, What to Do

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a perfect opportunity to engage with other Philadelphia citizens on civic projects that matter. Volunteer. Visit a museum. Build peace

By Lauren McCutcheon