PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: Beginnings, Development, Walkability
Tell Me A Story: Beginnings
Wednesday, Jan. 18, 7-9 p.m.
Shot Tower Coffee (542 Christian St., Philadelphia)
It's an evening of storytelling from the folks at Shot Tower and Crush Comedy
. The theme is "Beginnings," and storytellers include Martha Cooney, Jaime Fountaine, Sidney Gantt, Alex Gross, Michael McElroy, Erik Orvik, Todd Shaeffer, Nicole Yates, and more.
In the Footprint: The Battle Over Atlantic Yards
Jan. 18-28, 7:30 p.m. (2 p.m. showtimes on Jan. 22 and 28)
Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (3680 Walnut St., Philadelphia)
Neighborhood development types unite for this examination of conflicts in the case fo Atlantic Yards, Brooklyn's largest development project. The New York Times called it "fresh, inventive and entertaining." Performed by The Civilians.
Walkability: Philadelphia Strides Into the Future
Thurs., Jan. 19, 6-8 p.m.
Academy of Natural Sciences (1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia)
Over the summer we learned that Philly ranked fifth when it comes to the most walkable cities in the U.S.
This reception and forum examines ways the city is becoming more pedestrian friendly and explores how it can move up that walkability list. Part of the Urban Sustainability Forum series.