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In An Era of Budget Cuts, CRED Magazine Offers a Creative Outlet for Philly Youth

While local schools continue to slash arts programming, the Village of Arts and Humanities produces a print magazine by youth for youth -- even finding the funds to pay their contributors.

Stomping Ground: A Philadelphia Story Filmed in Two Days

Two months to pull together a crew for a two-day movie shoot? No problem says this rising screenwriter/director with an affinity for low-budget, high-quality indie films.

Inventing the Future: Drexel Students Grow Dragon Fund to $1M

Drexel's LeBow College of Business launches an innovative student investment program alongside the Dragon Fund, now one of the largest student-managed investment portfolios in the U.S. 

What Makes Creative Businesses Choose Philadelphia?

A recent panel discussion asked successful entrepreneurs to examine their reasons for locating locally. Their insights could help Philadelphia attract the next big company.

KE-TV: Global Philly Celebrates City's International Flavor

More than 100 partners are rolling out a first-of-its-kind exposition from Sept. 15-Nov. 1.

Problem-Solving 101: Entrepreneurs Brewing on the Go at Temple U.

Two Tyler grads' spruced-up truck is bringing top-flight brew to the North Philadelphia campus and creating an innovative community art practice in the process.

Bottle It: Pennsylvania's Greenest Wineries

From geothermal to composting systems, these four winemakers are growing PA's wine industry while treading lightly on the land and resources.

How Philadelphia is Taking Sustainable Housing Seriously

Sustainable housing is one of the few weaknesses in Philly's "greenest city" aspirations, but these three projects could change all that.

Big Business in Bikes in Pittsburgh, Philly and Beyond

Entrepreneurs in cities across the country are pedaling toward profits and spreading the gospel of bicycle. 

Philadelphia's Breadboard Sets Up Shop at Intersection of Art and Science

This innovative arm of the Science Center argues that creativity is essential to scientific discovery, while also giving artists and students access to the latest high-tech tools.

Come For the Health Care, Stay For the Community-Building

When the Spectrum Community Health Center opens in July, it will dramatically increase access to health care in its West Philly neighborhood.

Inventing the Future: From Original Idea to Billions

Philadelphia's fertile entrepreneurial environment has produced world class tech and science companies. 

Inventing the Future: Salvation at the Philadelphia Navy Yard

Building 661, a crumbling, long-forgotten structure, is being reborn as the Center for Building Energy Science. 

Inventing the Future: Saving Homes, Fighting Blight in Philly

Part detective, part hostage negotiator, Project Rehab's Ryan Spak is reviving University City's abandoned properties, and saving taxpayer dollars in the process.

Whose Website is it Anyway? Philadelphia legal firm tames new frontier

The Wild West-like world of online intellectual property and new media calls for a different kind of sheriff -- enter Greising Law, a firm making a name for itself representing startups, artists and emerging tech companies.
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