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Mike Stampler of Norman Porter Co makes raw selvege Denim products in Kensington

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.

GlobalPhilly

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.

Cloud Coffee

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.

Joanne Levengood inspects her grapes

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.

9th and Berks

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.

Cycle Fusion

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. 

Breadboard

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.

Yvonne T. Emmanuel, Manager of Administrative Services

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.

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Inventing the Future: From Original Idea to Billions

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

Ground breaking at the Philadlephia Navy Yard

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. 

938 S 49th

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.

The office has regular showings, in office, with many local artists

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.

Network Lab

Inventing the Future: Making Scientists Outside the Lab

"I Love My Science Job" hopes to spark young people to pursue careers in life sciences, a vital element of Philadelphia's new economy.

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Inventing the Future: Rethinking Market Street in University City

The Porch at 30th Street Station sparked a makeover of a key stretch of Market St., and this vital Philly corridor will only get more vibrant.

The (digital) tools in Jennie Love's Arsenal

Sharing Love: Social Media the Newest Tool in Farmers' Shed

Love 'n Fresh Flowers' Jennie Love uses Pinterest and Facebook to grow her business and brighten up weddings throughout the region. 
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