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Used Bookstore Guide

Browse Local: A guide to Philadelphia's best used bookstores

Philadelphia's neighborhoods are home to some wonderful used bookstores rife with hidden gems and great deals. Whether its an old theater in Port Richmond or a small storefront in West Philly, these spots are set to steal your afternoon.

The Quiet Volume

Fringe Festival: Reading as performance in 'The Quiet Volume'

In the coming weeks, Philadelphia will play host to myriad innovative, experimental and engaging performances -- including this one. Head to the Free Library for this interactive exploration of the act of reading where attendees become both actor and installation.

Mural Tour

PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: Jazz in Germantown, murals galore and summer on the Parkway

Summer is in full swing -- enjoy live jazz on the grass at Cliveden, take a mural tour with YIP and check out the transformed Eakin's Oval. 

30th st Craft Market

PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: Talking creativity, buying crafts and exploring Camden

Lots of great events are on the docket, including a forum on development and creative businesses, a huge artisanal market at The Porch and Camden's upcoming Third Thursday.


Exploring Philadelphia's exquisite underbelly at the Hidden City Festival

Get ready for Philadelphia's coolest event. Starting May 23, the second Hidden City Festival will activate nine historic spaces throughout the city, transforming vacant and underappreciated treasures into interactive art.

The Tumble by Robert Goodman

Boosting creativity at the intersection of art and community

The Knight Arts challenge continues to foster some of Philadelphia most creative projects. Here are three of this year's winners, all working to make Philadelphia a more interesting, stimulating and engaging place.

Leytes in her office

Whose website is it anyway? The legal world tames its 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.

Tim Ifill and April Ognibene at the Exchange

Exchanging ideas (and doing good) at an innovative new space

The Exchange is bringing co-working to Philadelphia's nonprofit and philanthropic sectors. At the Friends Center, half-a-dozen organizations are sharing real estate and building community.

Benjamins Desk

PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: Press tips for artists, Equal Dollars and an innovative business club

This week's events run-down features a seminar for press-starved artists (co-sponsored by Flying Kite) as well as a film screening and networking opportunity.

Beth Miller in the AIA bookstore - Arch St

Q&A: Beth Miller of the Community Design Collaborative

The CDC and their stable of volunteer design professionals help community groups answer the big questions about the future of their neighborhoods' built environment.

Cory Donovan

Q&A: Cory Donovan, Project Liberty Digital Incubator

Focused on adding value for the three startups housed with philly.com and Interstate General Media, this Virginia transplant is keeping busy.

Nikhil Arora & Alejandro Velez, Co-founders, Back to the Roots

True Confessions: How the Social Venture Institute Helps Business Help the World

The Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia's 10th annual event is set for Oct. 19-20 at the Hub Cira Centre.

Tivoni in his yard.

Tivoni Devor's Philadelphia: Urban Affairs Coalition, Newbold, and Prosciutto

He is helping the fiscal sponsorship agency grow in many ways, not unlike the work he does around his home and neighborhood.
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