Several years of hard work and lots of political heavy lifting have produced no fewer than eight game-changing construction projects, including a mixed-use development, an 11-story office tower and an arena, that will be completed by 2014.
There's nothing new about the recently appointed school president, and expansion will be his focus for the growing science and technology institution.
Entrepreneurs in cities across the country are pedaling toward profits and spreading the gospel of bicycle.
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.
When the Spectrum Community Health Center opens in July, it will dramatically increase access to health care in its West Philly neighborhood.
As corporate chef for Big Burrito, the restaurant group credited with starting the transformation of the Pittsburgh food scene, Bill Fulller knows how big-city restaurants should work.
Dick Thornburgh and Tom Ridge joined Tom Corbett and dozens of supporters to recognize the organization's successes.
Three projects there totaling $215 million and creating nearly 800 jobs helped Pennsylvania toward the top of the list.
Athletes are revving up places, races like Green Monster Trail, Pine Creek and Chinklacamoose.
The Pittsburgh-based program's 10th graduating class hits the ground running after $25,000 in funding and four months of hard work.
Fourteen year-old Nariah White's business, Nariah's Fabulous Jewelz, will be among many young entrepreneurs' ventures on display next week at the Rivers Club.
Catch up on Pennsylvania's latest and greatest and Keystone Edge will return from the Memorial Day break with a new edition on May 30.
More than 700 turned out in Hershey to honor the state's most impactful companies.
Philadelphia's fertile entrepreneurial environment has produced world class tech and science companies.
There's no better time for women to own a business in Pittsburgh. More than ever, resources for mentoring women are helping them bust through barriers and grow, grow, grow.
Our resident design expert takes us to some of our state's most impressive green buildings and explains why they're so special.
Chesterbrook's AmeriSource Bergen is the top PA company, while Canonsburg's Consol Energy sees the biggest improvement.
Transitioning Employees to Entrepreneurs in Motion launches in Pittsburgh with hopes of expanding to SBDCs across the state.
Spending is up more than 11 percent, the PA Wilds Artisan Trail has doubled its locations and 13 PA Wilds award-winners were named last week.
Building 661, a crumbling, long-forgotten structure, is being reborn as the Center for Building Energy Science.
Prayers are being answered across the city, from the Church Brew Works, with its vats of Pipe Organ Ale and Celestial Gold, to Mr. Small's Funhouse.
Part detective, part hostage negotiator, Project Rehab's Ryan Spak is reviving University City's abandoned properties, and saving taxpayer dollars in the process.
Princeton elms and oak leaf hydrangea now buttress a giant green wall in a Cultural District parking lot.
Cheesemakers in Erie and Chester Counties are stirring an industry that rarely changes.
A former tech marketer and venture capitalist got serious about food and the result is healthy and delicious.
The inserton of art into the established and recently emphasized STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) movement is sweeping the state.
This event series is pulling in Central's Pa.'s surprisingly vast technology and life sciences assets to promote commercialization successes.
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.
This GTECH program not only teaches step-by-step how to complete a green project, but it also helps advocates create community change.
Tech observers say this year is prime time for startups to bloom in unexpected cities—like Pittsburgh.
"I Love My Science Job" hopes to spark young people to pursue careers in life sciences, a vital element of Philadelphia's new economy.
A few eco-conscious businesses are remaking this Chester County town, revitalizing a close-knit community's stagnant economy.
A trade agreement, new jobs and heightened global prospects for 19 Pennsylvania companies made the 10-day trip an impactful one.
Entrepreneurs got by on "little sleep and crap food" last weekend, and social media platform ShareCloset earned the top prize.
A physicist uses data to illustrate effective communities by tracking the flow of dollars spent, and Pa. is split in half.
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 local forces behind the global movement are aiming to bring awesome projects to life, having made 15 awards in its first year.
This longtime venture capitalist has seen first-hand the transformation of Bethlehem from steel and trucks to tech and entrepreneurship.
The highly decorated and recently expanded facility has created many success stories like Saladax and Texas Instruments Lehigh Valley.
The company is looking to commercialize its technology that will revolutionize common heart procedures by 2014.
Moviate, MakeSpace, Metropolis and more are creating a destination for art and performance.
With brews like My Yammy Weiss and Saison Says, this York microbrewery is the latest startup to move beyond Kickstarter.
Love 'n Fresh Flowers' Jennie Love uses Pinterest and Facebook to grow her business and brighten up weddings throughout the region.
She opened her Highland Park restaurant on the night of Snowmaggedon, launched a successful Kickstarter to expand and is now established as one of the best and brightest chefs in town.
A trio of snowboarders have turned their passion for the sport into one of the Pennsylvania Wilds' most successful businesses.
By studying taste and smell, local scientists hope to unlock keys to managing obesity, detecting disease, tracking genetic traits and managing trauma.
Places like East Stroudsburg and Hawley are building momentum, while hidden gems are found all over this region's rural landscape.
A day-long, statewide training session in State College hopes to position Pennsylvania communities for land banking success.
Alex Gilliam's youth-focused Tiny WPA is a Works Progress Administration for small-scale urban innovation that's helping reimagine Philadelphia's underused spaces.
Nearly 20 spaces are thriving, advising and specializing, and more communities are building as we speak.
Jordan Kellenbach's work centers on a bioinformatics study that could break new ground in predicting protein binding for drug therapy.
Pittsburgh now offers several local TEDx events, from TEDxCMU to TEDxPittsburgh. After a successful debut downtown, we caught up with the person who got TEDxGrandviewAve together and got the inside scoop.
Local scientists from Penn Medicine and Adaptimmune are at the forefront of research into T-Cell immunotherapy, a treatment that could potentially cure some types of cancer.
The news is being selected by the community instead of old white guys sitting in a newsroom, says one BCTV citizen journalist.
Andy Clibanoff has led major enhancements to the company's products, e-commerce and marketing efforts.
Gisele Fetterman is giving her famous mayor husband a run for the money with various impactful projects.
This region's wine producers are creating jobs, innovative marketing plans and local buzz with lovely reds, delightful whites and some elk magic.
Glass, straw bales and good old-fashioned PA steel help make these new buildings among the commonwealth's most impressive.
Long a hub due to the concentration of universities, hospitals and research centers, the city's Oakland section is now impacting many other neighborhoods.
Thanks to an Updated Master Plan, Drexel aims to spend half a billion dollars on development in the coming years, urbanizing and greening their campus. University City will never be the same again.
Amazi, a free mobile app that tells consumers where to find places to fill their water bottles, emerged as the winner from a diverse field.
The open-to-all high-tech workshop NextFab Studio has new digs with 3D printers, industrial textile machines and revolutionary software.
They're launching big, bold ideas that are changing the face of education in Pittsburgh, from fighting inequity to preventing gun violence to making teachers more effective.
Tommy Joseph's New Castle-based Epiphany Labs has launched a wildly successful Kickstarter campaign that's about to crush its goal.
With its Master Plan update, the Navy Yard pushes the envelope on green development and stormwater management.
Wait until you meet these change makers--all of them teenagers, and all of them appearing at the Be Inspired: Girls Can Change the World event this Saturday.
His custom DMB pieces are almost as popular as the band's signature hits, and the relationship has elevated Marc Williams' business.
5AM Ventures recently led a $23M investment in a Radnor biotech firm. Principal Kush Parmar discusses the investment and PA's venture climate.
Marketing entrepreneur Ken Fink combines his loves for science, education and theater into a fast-moving, deep-diving interpretation of scientific explanations.
Multiple initiatives are doing well to support and grow STEM accessibility in K-12, but one college administrator believes more can be done.
As the small business ombudsman for 2 million acres of rural Pennsylvania known as the PA Wilds, Tataboline Enos is on top of hidden gems.
This fall, artist and curator Sean Stoops will invite the whole city to 'Animated Architecture,' an immersive 3D video installation series.
As they become more common nationally, the wheels are in motion in Pennsylvania for accelerating electric-car adoption.
Want to roll up a tablet computer and slip it into your pocket? A marvelous new carbon material developed at UPenn could make that a reality.
From opening a hot new cafe off Market Square to representing voters in Harrisburg, this fast foursome is making a better region.
A boutique publicist and a music producer from Philadelphia are working on a Grammys week fundraiser in Los Angeles.
Big gains are made by Allegheny, Butler and Union Counties according to a report from a bipartisan group addressing the nation's opportunity gap.
Located in the heart of one of the city’s densest and most diverse neighborhoods, Alphabet City is close to other City of Asylum projects.
These guys are transforming an industrial relic into loft living, a magnet for urban pioneers.
An East Stroudsburg University-developed kit to test ticks for the bacteria that cause Lyme disease could reach a half-million sales in 2014.
The Lehigh Career & Technical Institute has deep connections with industries in the region.
Meet a new breed of young Pittsburgh entrepreneurs -- some still in college -- who hope to make a mark on the world. So far so good.
Imagine if testing for tainted food was as simple as checking a handheld device. Pennsylvania innovator Invisible Sentinel is making that happen while saving lives.
When Judy Wicks and Drew Arata talk sustainability, people should listen. Their efforts in Philadelphia and Media, respectively, have had impacts beyond their region.
This Philadelphia tech maven's events make even techies-in-training feel comfortable.
The city's brightest are taking on some of the most daunting challenges of our time, from halting Alzheimer' and cancer to streamlining surgical processes.
They're revitalizing this Venango County outpost that is coming back once again.
Some 88 turbines lining the 9,000 acre, mountaintop site in Wyoming County are now turning, generating 144MW of electrical power.
A software company that began in a living room in 1989 now has 250 employees, $50M in annual sales and a flagship product with wide-ranging applications. Read more.
The serial entrepreneur from Bradford left the private sector to serve the needs of entrepreneurs big and small. Read more.
When Ben Franklin funded the company $250,000 in 2008, it had three employees. Now it has over $20M in investment and 130 employees. Read more.
State Senator Daylin Leach is sponsoring a bill that would make Pennsylvania like Colorado and Washington, which recently made pot legal.
From its perch in University City, Philadelphia, the Science Center continues to invent the future.
Suspended after 2008, the PA Governor's School for the Sciences returns after a vigorous alumni campaign and a Department of Education grant.
One helped both presidential campaigns, while another forecasts doubling in size and revenues. Find out who they are and what's next.
Incorporating electrodes implanted in the brain, this medical breakthrough has great promise.
We'll return in 2013 with a new edition on Jan. 10.
Two of the firm's affordable, energy efficient and mixed-use projects are coming to Frankford Ave.
First Friday, the local film office, a creative incubator and a variety of artists are delivering a new pitch in Lycoming County.
Sharon, Lewisburg, Lancaster and Bethlehem are among the state's fastest-growing -- and highly read -- locations.