Things to Do in Philly this Weekend

Things to do this weekend in Philly include Chestnut Hill on Ice, the Lunar New Year, a new whiskey bar, Matisse, Modigliani ... Go Birds!

By The Philadelphia Citizen Staff

Guest Commentary: The Return of Center City?

Pedestrian volumes are at 73 percent of pre-pandemic numbers. Here, Center City District’s CEO on what that means — and what is still needed

By Paul R. Levy

Watch: The Future of the Philadelphia Office

An event last week explored the ways companies balance worker and business needs — and how Center City can thrive in our new norm

By Lauren McCutcheon

The Sixers For The Win?

The prospect of a $1.3 billion Center City arena can spur equitable growth — if done right. Here, a playbook for an intentional and inclusive deal

By Larry Platt

Guest Commentary: Believe in Walnut Street’s Future

The president/CEO of the Center City District responds to a recent Citizen column bemoaning the state of downtown retail

By Paul R. Levy

The Virus and the City: Reopening…Smartly

Downtowns are key to the revival of cities post-Covid-19. Drexel’s Metro Finance Director with five ways to rethink how we use Center City

By Bruce Katz, Frances Kern Mennone and Gunnar Branson

A Reason for Cautious Optimism

A survey by the Center City District shows residents are generally happy with the direction of the city. But, as CCD’s executive director reports, there are exceptions to that

By Paul R. Levy

Running To A Fresh Start

At its 10 year mark, Philly-based Back on My Feet has improbably shown how running can help the homeless regain their footing

By Quinn O'Callaghan