It’s the Capital, Stupid!

Della Clark, CEO of The Enterprise Center, has become the city’s chief evangelist for a recovery that invests in Black and brown entrepreneurs

By Larry Platt

Citizens of the Week: Jermaine Womack and Emily Callaghan

The West Philly neighbors are helping provide for the loved ones often overlooked during times like Covid-19: pets

By Sophie Borgenicht

Guest Commentary: Now It’s Time to Rebuild

The president of a West Philly group representing 3,000 local businesses reflects on the devastation to his community—and the work needed to move forward

By Jabari Jones

Guest Commentary: Spread the Wealth

Small businesses can’t wait years to recover from Covid-19. The president of a West Philly business association coalition sent testimony to Congress on how to ensure they survive.

By Jabari Jones

Foodizen: Communal Dinners for Distanced Times

In this serialized book, industry veterans take us where they love to eat. Here, a pre-isolation Pakistani meal—that you should have delivered at home tonight

By Jonathan Deutsch

From West Philly to the World

Drexel’s Metro Finance Lab director on how a University City jobs initiative is a model for inclusive growth—one that other cities should emulate

By Bruce Katz and Megan Humes

Citizen of the Week: Aminata Sandra Calhoun

The Belmont resident replaces blight with beauty in the hopes of restoring civic engagement in her neighborhood

By Brianna Baker

The Lingering Trauma of MOVE

Thirty-four years ago today, Philadelphia became the only city in American history to bomb itself. Have we recovered?

By Larry Platt