Guest Commentary: The Opportunity Zone Firehose

The director of Drexel’s Nowak Metro Finance Lab on how Trump's tax cut might actually save American cities

By Bruce Katz

Meet the Disruptor: Roy Rosin

Penn Medicine’s guru of innovation may be the smartest person in Philly you haven’t heard of

By Larry Platt

The Citizen Recommends: Philadelphia Mini Maker Faire

This Sunday, join Philly's creatives for a day celebrating the ideas and innovations that keep the city moving forward at the Philadelphia Mini Maker Faire

By Syra Ortiz-Blanes

Havana on the Schuylkill

Philadelphia continues to export brain power. Can the Amazon bid prompt a new way of thinking to keep it here?

By Ajay Raju

“Power Belongs To The Problem Solvers”

In an excerpt from the book The New Localism, innovative cities are seen as the answer to partisan conflict

By Bruce Katz and Jeremy Nowak

Meet The Disruptor: Rachel Benyola

The entrepreneur behind a forthcoming Philly-based collapsible bike helmet is looking to score a win in the battle for bike safety—and against dorkiness

By Quinn O'Callaghan

Meet the Disruptor: Message Agency

As B Lab holds its annual retreat this week, the local web design firm talks about staying true to the values that made it a "Best for the World"—social good and less greed

By Todd Snider

The Citizen Recommends: TLC Conference on Technology and Civic Engagement

Join local experts at the Free Library for a discussion, co-sponsored by The Citizen, on how technology and digital literacy can foster civic engagement

By Stephen St.Vincent