Boston v. Philly
It’s more than a sports rivalry. Boston and Philly share DNA as the country’s most historic cities. But only one has shown the will and vision to be an innovative 21st century leader
Ideas We Should Steal: CultureHouse
The Boston-area nonprofit builds indoor pop-up community spaces in vacant storefronts, spurring foot traffic and connections. Can a group of intrigued Philadelphians successfully bring it here?
Ideas We Should Steal Festival 2019: Participatory Budgeting
Around the world, city officials gives residents money from their budgets to spend as they see fit. Check out this story from 2017 and find out more at our 2nd Annual Ideas We Should Steal Festival
Ideas We Should Steal: Action Civics in Schools
A new Massachusetts law mandates experiential civics learning in school. It’s one way to ensure a better democracy in our children’s future
Ideas We Should Steal: Teaching Curiosity
At next month’s Ideas We Should Steal Festival, the CEO of Brooklyn’s Ascend Charter Schools will talk about turning away from “No Excuses” and toward what may be the key to education: Joy
Ideas We Should Steal: Children’s Cabinet
Mayors around the country are launching city-wide efforts to get all stakeholders thinking about what’s best for kids. Can it work here?
Ideas We Should Steal: CityScore
In Boston, two dozen metrics combine to score how the city is doing on a daily basis. Is Philly primed to do the same?