Topic: South Philly
Guest Commentary: The Unchecked Threat of Natural Gas (LNG) at Our Port
PhilaPort Communities are being ignored in the state’s push to build a local terminal for explosive gas. A Clean Air Council exec calls for accountability — to residents and the climate
Ideas We Should Steal: A History in Two Monuments
Now that South Philly’s Columbus Statue has been unboxed, can we find a healthier way to grapple with our monument issues, as they’ve done in Franklin, Tennessee?
Can We Just Rename Taney Street, Already?
A dedicated group of citizens has spent three years trying to change the name of the tiny Philadelphia street that honors a big non-Philadelphian racist. Why won’t their Councilmembers let it happen?
Guest Commentary: The FDR Park Plan is the Game Changer We Need
Three local coaches weigh in on the controversy over the plan to replace South Philly’s Meadows with playing fields
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.
What The Inquirer Got Wrong About FDR Park
A recent editorial declared support for remaking the South Philly park as an outdoor turf sports complex. That is not what we really need
How to End the Endless Fuss Over FDR Park
The plan for Philadelphia’s largest neighborhood park has prompted a contentious fight, South Philly style. Could the answer be as simple as a walk in the park?
What Went Wrong on Washington Avenue
A two-mile paving debacle in Philly symbolizes how government isn’t working for American cities