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Flying Kite has twice shared the story of Invisible Sentinel, a local life sciences firm that develops low-cost and user-friendly diagnostic tools for the food and beverage industries.   The company's most recent breakout success was the result of a

Invisible Sentinel and Victory Brewing join forces to defeat the evils of bacteria in beer

Two Philadelphia-area companies, a life-sciences firm and a Downingtown-based brewery, have partnered to develop a diagnostic tool to detect beer-spoiling bacteria.

DesignPhiladelphia

Getting pumped for DesignPhiladelphia 2014

The recently released schedule only confirms what we already know: This festival, which highlights the role of design in everyday life, is one of Philadelphia's most exciting institutions.

DreamIt Ventures founders, from left, Mike Levinson, David Bookspan and Steve Welch

Dreaming big at Philly's top tech accelerator

Last week, the latest class of startups entered DreamIt Ventures' tech accelerator. These fledgling entrepreneurs could be building the next billion-dollar company or learning to fail fast -- the next 90 days will say a lot.

The Porch at 30th Street Station

Boosting train travel in the Commonwealth is a complicated challenge

A push to improve and repopularize passenger train routes has had varying degrees of success across the state. Fortunately, riding the rails is still one of the most relaxing, greenest ways to travel.

Baldwin's Book Barn near West Chester

Discover a book lover's mecca nestled near West Chester

Baldwin's Book Barn, housed in a revamped historic dairy, is the country's largest used book store. Run by a true Pennsylvania character, it's one of the state's hidden gems.

Looking West from Market East

East Market project gets financial boost from the state

Big changes are coming to one of Philadelphia's most central neighborhoods -- and now Governor Cornett has committed $2.5 million to this groundbreaking development, bringing the state's total investment to $10 million.

Wetland's floating garden

An eco-friendly art installation floats creative ideas on the Delaware

WetLand, an inventive experiment in off-the-grid, on-the-water living, showcases a daring side of Philadelphia's FringeArts. The festival runs September 5-21, but the houseboat/art installation is open now.

Andrew Simonet of Artists U

Philadelphia-founded Artists U teaches creatives how to build a complete life

This innovative (and free) program, founded by Andrew Simonet, helps artists achieve life-work balance.

Pizza-themed bike racks outside Kermit's Bake Shop in Philadelphia

Quick Hit: Philadelphia remains top U.S. big city for bicycle commuting

The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia has released its latest report on the local state of two-wheeled nation. 

Night Market in Old City drew thousands

Night Market to bring thousands of hungry, thirsty, curious Philadelphians to Lancaster Avenue

Over the last four years, The Food Trust's wildly popular Night Markets have invigorated commercial corridors throughout the city, drawing thousands for strolling, eating, drinking and engagement with the arts. Tonight it rolls into West Philly.

UIX

UIX invites urban innovators from across the country to exchange ideas in Detroit

Cities are reinventing themselves in exciting new ways. Can small-scale projects have big impact? Join the Urban Innovation Exchange this September 24-26 in Detroit to explore creative projects driving neighborhood transformation.

A Beer Four All Seasons

How local is your beer? Craft brewers increasingly employ seasonal, regionally-grown products

Despite the move towards all things local, many ingredients in beloved beers are sourced from thousands of miles away. Fortunately, savvy brewers nationwide are now engaging with their local food sheds, partnering with nearby farms and incorporating smartly-sourced flavors.

David Brussin of Monetate

David Brussin of Monetate

The co-founder of this Conshohocken-based eCommerce marketing company believes that targeting and personalization are the keys to success in the Internet age. He chats with Keystone Edge about changing technology, educating clients and the tremendous growth of Monetate.  

The Hinterlands at Play House

National Skyline: Putting art at the heart of neighborhood redevelopment

Artists are often the first to move into urban neighborhoods, and the first to move out when rents rise. Yet in the post-recession landscape, many communities are working with artists to engage residents and transform blight.

Work from 'Distant Echoes: Black Farmers in America'

In Philadelphia, The Knight Foundation funds groundbreaking artists and institutions

Keystone Edge takes a look at three of this year's Knight Foundation grantees: Sean Stoops looks to liven up local subway tunnels; Mighty Writers cultivates critical thinking; and The African American Museum in Philadelphia takes a hard look at an agricultural legacy.
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