Shop Small in Philadelphia Neighborhoods
Why shop local one Saturday in November only? Philly is full of great, independently owned stores — in brilliant neighborhood corridors — to shop all year long.
Generation Change Philly: The Home Maker
Developer Mo Rushdy made his reputation on high-end luxury homes. Now, he’s turned his considerable talents to creating generational wealth for low- to middle-income Philadelphians
Business for Good: Modest Transitions
Melanie Hasan creates a model of sustainability, inclusivity and community in a Fishtown shop that makes and sells naturally dyed wares
Generation Change Philly: The Literary Activist
Few Philadelphians have had so seismic an impact in so short a time as Jeannine Cook, social justice activist and owner of Harriett’s Bookshop. And she’s just getting started
Citizen of the Week: Sunday Love Project
Fishtown resident Margaux Murphy started buying meals for the homeless on Christmas two years ago. Now she serves home-cooked lunches to 200 needy people every Sunday
Get Your Fix On
Philly Fixers Guild puts the tools to repair your broken wares in your hands
Citizen of the Week: Addiction Warrior Reenie Dugan
The Fishtown native, a former addict herself, is organizing a 5K on Saturday to raise awareness of the city’s opioid addiction epidemic
More Than Just A School
An AmeriCorps program helps select District schools turn from academic centers into providers of social services. Is this a model for the future?