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Tawnee McCluskey

National Skyline: Want to get people back to work? Fill the basic skills gap

Low-income workers often lack the basic skills needed to find a good job. To bridge the gap, experts says it's essential to invest in training. Yet despite millions of people out of work, programs are hard to find.

Pennsbury Manor

PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: Literary fun on South Street, Mischief at Painted Bride and Halloween at the Manor

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Restaurants are thriving in Jenkintown

Jenkintown's commercial heart makes a comeback

This tiny borough is benefitting from broader urban trends towards walkability, independent businesses and unique restaurants. Jenkintown's success reviving its town square and adjacent corridors bodes well for the region as a whole.

Mt. Airy

Riding the (regional) Rails: Chestnut Hill West Line showcases cocktail of history and charm

Take a day trip out to Northwest Philadelphia and revel in the verdant charms of Germantown, Mt. Airy and Chestnut Hill. All you need is a SEPTA ticket.

Movie Movie Live

PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: A Duck Dash, PHeaST and Movie Movie Live!

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Garry Maddox at CEO Evolution

Memo to Innovators and CEOs: It takes a team

In a bit of serendipity, both a group of successful CEOs and best selling author Walter Isaacson were in Philadelphia last week. Across two events, they delivered a cohesive message: Innovation, execution and success depend on teamwork.


Thirteen ideas for your city from the inaugural Urban Innovation Exchange

From September 24 through 26, a group of innovators working on small scale, place-based projects around the country convened in Detroit to talk about what works in their cities.

Rose Petals Cafe, after

Kiva Zip brings microfinance to Philadelphia

Small businesses and startups in the City of Brotherly Love now have a powerful new tool: Kiva Zip provides crowdfunded, zero-interest loans to entrepreneurs that engage with their communities. Become a lender on October 15 and double your impact.


PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: The Philadelphia County Fair, DesignPhiladelphia's kick-off and harvest in Camden

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Publisher's Diary: The power of thinking small at UIX

Flying Kite publisher Michelle Freeman attended the UIX conference in Detroit -- here are her thoughts. 

Wellsboro Wine and Art Tour

Statewide Spotlight: A North-Central Pennsylvania town with plenty to offer

Historic Wellsboro is looking forward, tapping into its legacy of arts and culture whole fostering creative new businesses. Locals and tourists alike are loving the view.

Midtown Fall Festival

PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: Night Market in Chinatown, the Midtown Fall Festival and seasonal shopping

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Temple University

Life after AxisPhilly

After the shuttering of a much-touted media hub, what's next for Temple University's Center for Public Interest Journalism and Philadelphia media as a whole?

Roosevelt Park

Can small ideas add up to big change for cities? 13 projects that prove they can (VIDEO)

Urban revitalization is not built on stadiums and skyscrapers alone. Vibrant cities begin with passionate people working on the ground, doing the creative heavy lifting to make their communities better. Leading up to Urban Innovation Exchange, September 24-26 in Detroit, we take a look at 13 small projects with big potential.

Baldwin's Book Barn near West Chester

Discover a book lover's mecca nestled near West Chester

Baldwin's Book Barn, housed in a revamped historic dairy, is the country's largest used book store. Run by a true Pennsylvania character, it's one of the region's hidden gems.
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