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Project Liberty Expanding with Knight Funding

The first incubator in the country to take root within a traditional media company gears up for a new class of startups.

Pop-Up Garden Transforms Lot on Philadelphia's Broad Street

Take in the late summer magic at this temporary space on Broad Street.

Inventing the Future: Operation Eve Taps Technical, Creative Talents of Young Women

This in-school initiative created by the University City Science Center's art outreach program, Breadboard, engages young women in STEM.

KE-TV: Comcast Premieres Video Series Commemorating Civil Rights Movements

To mark the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, the Philadelphia-based entertainment giant introduces His Dream, Our Stories: The Legacy of the March on Washington.

Philadelphia's Artisan Expands with More Features for App Builders

The company formerly known as AppRenaissance expects to hire 15 in the next two years.

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.
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