The Citizen Recommends: Investing in Women

The authors of The XX Edge — which lays out why investing in women-led organizations is socially important and profitable — bring their message to The Free Library on Wednesday

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

15+ Indie Bookstores in Philadelphia We ❤️

Summer novels, banned books, literary classics, moving memoirs: Whatever you’re into reading, you’ll find it at one of Philadelphia’s independent bookstores

By Amber Burns

21 Black-Owned Businesses That Do Good

Shops, cafés, pizza and water ice joints, beauty boutiques, bookstores, and even an auto mechanic whose Black owners are committed to making our city better

By Amber Burns

Guest Commentary: Why Philly Needs a Public Bank

Councilmember Derek Green responds to the Citizen co-founder’s critique of his bill proposing a taxpayer-funded bank for Philadelphia

By Derek Green

Great Women-Owned Restaurants in Philly

Philly’s women-run restaurants are helping us all survive the pandemic. Here, some of our favorites to try right now.

By Katherine Rapin

Want to Grow Philly’s Economy?

Then, Philly 3.0’s engagement director says, make permitting easier for businesses

By Jon Geeting

The Virus and the City: The Key To Inclusive Business Recovery

How cities and states use federal rescue funds to spark recovery can be the difference between success and failure, Drexel’s Metro Finance head says. Here, learnings Philly should heed.

By Bruce Katz, Ian O'Grady, Michael Tolan and Colin HIggins

Business for Good: Welcome to Nalaverse

Two Philly entrepreneurs are jumping into the $4 trillion wellness industry with a new platform that rethinks what wellness looks like, who it’s for, and how it can be accessed by everyone

By Emily Neil