“We Buy Houses.” Philadelphians Lose Out.

According to a new report by Drexel Metro Finance, investors prey on homeowners in distressed communities. That could mean hundreds of millions of dollars lost citywide

By Bruce Katz, Ben Preis, Kevin Gillen

Jalen Hurts, Unburdened

What does a Black QB have to do to get love? Ours may be showing the way

By Larry Platt

Citizens of the Week: Mazzie Casher and Steven Pickens

The former high school friends launched Philly Truce, an app, event series and neighborhood watch to interrupt gun violence — because everyone has to work for peace in the city

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Five Economy-Shaping Trends to Watch in 2023

This year will continue to test the ability of Philly and other cities to organize for financial growth. Drexel’s Metro Finance head on why that matters, and what to look for

By Bruce Katz

The Weird, Hopeful, Dismal, Exciting Year That Was (2022)

Happy to see 2022 in your rear view? Here’s what it means for 2023

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Generation Change Philly: The Philadelphians Changing Philadelphia

We spent the year profiling the incredible people helping the city move forward. See who they are here

By The Philadelphia Citizen Staff

Ideas We Should Steal 2022 Recap: What We Learned at the Ideas We Should Steal Festival

Our 5th annual festival last week featured luminaries in the arts, politics, media and justice. Here, some solutions we should adopt

By Lauren McCutcheon and Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Ideas We Should Steal Festival 2022: Your Ultimate Reading List

Joining us at our Festival on December 14 and 15? Get ready by reading these books by the speakers who’ll be dazzling us.

By Corie Moskow