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'Sneckdown' on East Passyunk

Street Smarts: Reading the tea leaves in piles of snow

The recent bad weather might have at least one upside -- snow can tell us a lot about how to make our streets safer and more efficient.

Nick Elmi's Laurel

Philly's Nick Elmi wins 'Top Chef,' chooses neighborhood charm over Center City

With $125,000 and a shiny new title, Nick Elmi chose Passyunk Square for his new restaurant Laurel, a cozy BYOB.

Science teacher Michael Franklin

5 for 5: Meet Pennsylvania's Faces of STEM

Despite a plethora of top-flight educational institutions and innovative companies, there is still a shortage of PA workers skilled in science, technology, engineering and math. Keystone Edge interviewed some of the fields' key thinkers.

Coraopolis Railroad Station in Allegheny County

Pennsylvania at Risk shines a light on endangered properties

This organization continues to advocate for historic architecture across the state.

SkySpace in Chestnut Hill

PA's Quaker DNA continues to impact Philadelphia in ways big and small

Whether you're talking about schools, getting married or engaging with architecture, Quaker traditions endure. Now a new generation of leaders is bringing the doctrines into a modern era through community engagement and digital media.

Pizza-themed bike racks outside Kermit's Bake Shoppe

The battle for the future of Washington Avenue West in South Philadelphia

City planners, residents and local businesses all claim to share a vision for this promising thoroughfare -- so why is change so slow?

The proposed Schuylkill River Road

A new river road could help revitalize the Lower Schuylkill

Southwest Philadelphia preps for a big boost from a proposed greenway along the river; PIDC has issued an RFP.

The Porch at 30th Street Station

All Aboard: Urban train stations redeveloped as neighborhood amenities

Transit hubs across the country have the potential to be more than just places we pass through on our way to somewhere else -- all it takes it a little imagination.

New Philly bike racks

Gallery-worthy bike racks to sprout in Center City Philadelphia

Thanks a Knight Arts Challenge grant, cyclists will have interesting new places to lock up.

Comcast Innovation and Technology Center

Second Comcast tower will transform Philly's skyline

The largest private development project in PA history will not only be very tall, it will also redefine the modern office tower. 

Sarah Van Aken

An Entrepreneur's Exit Interview: Sarah Van Aken ends SA VA on her own terms

Late last year, one of Philly's most high-profile and innovative small business owners decided to shut her doors. Turns out the end of a business can tell us just as much about the city's entrepreneurial ecosystem as the beginning.

Yard's Tom Kehoe

From dream to drink: How to start a craft brewery in Pennsylvania

Launching a microbrewery is nowhere near as lucrative or romantic as many beer geeks think. But for those intent on chasing the sudsy glory, we've got some insider advice.

The vacant lot at Broad and Washington

Developer Bart Blatstein buys coveted lot on Broad Street

What will this big news mean for an essential piece of Philly real estate? And can an envisioned seasonal Arts Market move forward?

Joe Petrucci with his wife Jennifer McCafferty abs

Holiday Hiatus and an Editor's Farewell

As we shuffle off for our two-week holiday break, our managing editor says goodbye as he transitions from covering entrepreneurs to becoming one.

Philadelphia Sculpture Gym abs

Shared Success: Could the Next Airbnb come from Pennsylvania?

The rise of the sharing economy has created a new class of entrepreneurs who are monetizing everything from tool swaps to unused parking spots.
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