Fun Things to Do in Philly this Week and Weekend
Tech-infused minigolf, live comedy, movies, beer, cookies, Passyunk Restaurant Week, and the Home and Garden Show are on deck this week in Philly
Guest Commentary: What Should We Do with Welcome Park?
A government strategist has a radical idea for the historic park at the heart of a recent controversy over its William Penn statue
Philly Was First
Philadelphians invented Girl Scout Cookies, bubblegum, the American schoolhouse, the computer — and the research that led to Covid-19 vaccines. Here are ways to celebrate the many firsts from our city on the first of this new year
Your 2024 Good (Philadelphia) Citizen Calendar
The dates you need and things to do in Philadelphia to make this year your civic best
Your City Defined: The Mummers Parade
A history lesson, including some scholarly conjecture, about Philadelphia’s New Year’s Day … phenomenon
The Citizen’s Most Philly Gift Guide Ever
30+ perfect presents from small local merchants for every tried-and-true Philadelphian on your 2023 list
Guest Commentary: Rigor. Standards. Responsibility.
Marcus Foster was a visionary principal of Simon Gratz High School before his murder in 1973. A visionary principal of today on why his message still matters
The Citizen Recommends: The 7th Ward Tribute
A sweeping public exhibition brings to life a remarkable (and remarkably under-appreciated) piece of Black history in Philadelphia