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The skyline from Upper Darby

Urbanites are a powerful tribe -- if only they would talk to each other

Love cities? Then pay attention: Urban Consulate, a new program promoting interchange between city dwellers in three major American metropolises -- Philadelphia, Detroit and New Orleans -- is launching April 1 in Center City, with a slate of events to follow.

The Inn at Jim Thorpe

Weekend Getaway: Your summer won't be complete without a visit to Jim Thorpe

Whether you're looking to bike, hike, paddle, antique or sip local brews, this Poconos hamlet has you covered. And if you're also excited by dramatic stories of history and revitalization, Jim Thorpe has that, too.

A rendering of 615 Waterfront Drive

Statewide Spotlight: A megaproject on the Allentown waterfront could change everything

Thanks to innovative legislation and some passionate developers, The Waterfront is coming to the banks of the Lehigh River. With its restaurants, offices, stores, green space and apartments, it will spur job growth, vibrancy and rebirth.

Anne Lopez and Kylie Walker of Romeo Delivers at AlphaLab

The national battle for talent: What cities are doing to attract urban professionals

For today's top talent, the job market is only one thing to consider when choosing where to live. They also want a vibrant city to plug into, a creative place where they can network with other smart people, and a dynamic economy featuring an array of engaging jobs.

JOIN's Jennie Sparandara

Q&A: JOIN's Jennie Sparandara

Flying Kite chatted with the organization's director about the importance of collaboration, the skills gap and Philadelphia's unique workforce challenges -- and opportunities. Starting with her time in the Mayor's Office, this passionate leader witnessed the interconnectedness of human capital issues, and is working to tap the region's canniest employers and most aggressive advocates to solve the jobs riddle.

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On the Ground: Saying goodbye to Camden

We're wrapping up a year of On the Ground and saying so long to Camden.

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On the Ground: Will Cirque du Soleil's impact extend beyond the waterfront?

Thanks to tax breaks and plum views, Camden draws high-attendance, big-name events. Unfortunately, those dollars rarely trickle into the city proper. Will Cirque du Soleil be any different? The answer may be yes.

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National Spotlight: Rise of the Rest

Whether it's health care IT, translation technology or digital innovation, startups are popping up all over. Philadelphia is among the tech hubs blooming far from Silicon Valley.

L to R Josh Sevin, Danielle Cohn, Jill Michal, Bob Moul

From the Editor: What does it mean to be a 'World Class' city?

Last week, the Economy League announced their plan for making Philadelphia globally competitive. Can we accomplish that goal and still maintain our unique charm?

Andrew Adams

Camden's young community leaders fight tenaciously for the city's future

Meet four inspiring Camden activists, working hard to help the struggling city realize its potential through development, improved services and education.

Story Bellows

Q&A: Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics co-director Story Bellows

A chat with Story Bellows, co-director of the Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics, touches on tech, communication and urban innovation.

Taila Goldberg

College Credit: Venture capital for students by students

First Round Captial's innovative Dorm Room Fund gives a boost to student-run startups.

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.

Design Philadelphia

DesignPhiladelphia Marches Toward Year-Round Programming

The massive festival's growth in size and scope means its impact is also expanding, with 120 events from Oct. 10-14.

John Tigh

ARTS & BUSINESS: A Tech Connector for Main Line Art Center

North Highland Senior Manager John Tigh helped create a strategic technology plan for the 75 year old institution.
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