Things to Do in Philadelphia This Weekend

Socially distant indoor dining returns to Philadelphia, local museums celebrate MLK weekend and more things to do in Philly this week during Covid-19

By Josh Middleton

The Vaccine Is Here! The Vaccine is Here!

Convincing skeptical Philadelphians to get their Covid-19 vaccine will take trust-building—and ample creativity. A new citywide special, anyone?

By Jessica Blatt Press

Guest Commentary: Philadelphia, I Miss Your Face

A local high school teacher’s ode to the so-Philly thing we’ve all missed most this year: community

By Maureen Gallagher Boland

Guest Commentary: The Great Rethink

One civic leader’s take on how the pandemic can be an opportunity for reinvention

By Richard Phillips

The Virus and the City: Can Philly Perfect PPP?

Drexel’s Metro Finance Lab director and the Enterprise Center's Della Clark on organizing locally to save minority-owned businesses

By Bruce Katz Della Clark and Colin Higgins

The Color of Coronavirus: Engines for Misery in the Racial Pandemic

We know that people of color suffer more from Covid-19. A Philly-born researcher makes the case that racism makes the pandemic worse for everyone

By James Peterson

What Reopening Plan?

Citing “worldwide best practice,” the City has locked down indoor dining, gyms, youth sports and more across Philly—but, as the Broad + Liberty co-founder notes, it will not share what’s needed to reopen

By Albert Eisenberg and Spencer Landis

How to Help During the Pandemic Right Now

Here, our regularly updated guide to specific ways you can continue to help communities affected by Covid-19

By The Philadelphia Citizen Staff