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With Major Funding, Philadelphia Has Its Chance to Be a True GameLab

A $384,000 grant from the state's Discovered and Developed in PA program highlighted the second Grassroots Game Conference.

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How (and Why) Locals Saved a West Philly Greasy Spoon

A devastating fire -- and bungled demolition -- led to tough times for a West Philly greasy spoon. Then the neighborhood got involved.

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World Cafe: Live Connections Mixes Musical Flavors to Educate

With arts education continually on the chopping block, this innovative, interactive, interdisciplinary program teaches youth about the building blocks of music -- and allows them to join in on the fun.

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National Spotlight: Public Art Enters a New Era

Philadelphia and Pittsburgh are among the leaders of public art's rise as a powerful community-building tool.

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Building STEAM: Philadelphia Program Uses Art to Teach Science

Friday's closing reception marked an unlikely but artfully powerful way to engage middle-school girls in STEM.

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KE-TV: Where Innovation Plugs In to Pennsylvania Media

See how social media, technology and entrepreneurship are transforming media.

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Q&A: DesignPhiladelphia's Hilary Jay on Why Design Matters

The 9th DesignPhiladelphia festival runs October 10-18, with 120 events emphasizing why design matters.

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In West Philly, Human Capital is the Next Growth Industry

With an innovative jobs-first, soft skills-centric approach to training, the West Philadelphia Skills Initiative is placing people in jobs, and keeping them there.

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Temple, Lehigh Among Nation's Top Universities for Entrepreneurs

The Princeton Review's annual list includes Temple for the 13th consecutive year and it's the latest in a string of honors for Lehigh.

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Inventing the Future: Graphene Frontiers Gears Up to Produce 'Super-Material'

It's 10 times stronger than diamonds, can conduct electricity and is being pioneers by a brilliant group working out of the University City Science Center.

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Don't Miss These Shows on the Edge: 17th Annual Fringe Festival in Philly

One of Philadelphia's most important cultural events is happening again this month. This will help you make the most of it.

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Philly on Path to Bike Sharing

A $15 million plan would include up to 200 bicycle stations and 2,000 bicycles.

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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.

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

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

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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.
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