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

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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.

Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll

PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: Baltimore Dollar Stroll, a Greenway Pop-Up and a Rittenhouse Fashion Crawl

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Get pumped for DesignPhiladelphia 2014

The recently released schedule only confirms what we already know: This festival is one of Philadelphia's most exciting institutions.

Wetland's floating garden

FringeArts Preview: An eco-friendly art installation floats creative ideas

WetLand, an inventive experiment in off-the-grid, on-the-water living, showcases a daring side of FringeArts. The festival runs September 5-21, but the houseboat/art installation is open now.

The Hinterlands at Play House

National Skyline: Putting art at the heart of neighborhood redevelopment

Artists are often the first to move into urban neighborhoods, and the first to move out when rents rise. Yet in the post-recession landscape, many communities -- including Philly -- are working with artists to engage residents and transform blight.

Work from 'Distant Echoes: Black Farmers in America'

The Knight Foundation funds groundbreaking local artists and institutions

Flying Kite takes a look at three of this year's Knight Foundation grantees: Sean Stoops looks to liven up local subway tunnels; Mighty Writers cultivates critical thinking; and The African American Museum in Philadelphia takes a hard look at an agricultural legacy.

An Art All Night exhibit celebrating Yayoi Kusama

Statewide Spotlight: Across PA, artists help rebuild and unify up-and-coming neighborhoods

In an effort to upend gentrification and boost struggling areas, community groups and artists are banding together to throw blockbuster events and push creative development strategies.

Aweber's new headquarters

Statewide Spotlight: Pennsylvania's coolest workplaces

Whether they're employing flexible desks, cutting-edge technology, natural light, green space or multi-story slides, these five companies have integrated smart design into every aspect of their offices. 

Maria Candelaria to show at FLAFF

PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: Creative Placemaking, FLAFF and the 30th Anniversary Celebration of Black Writing

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Smart planning in Memphis

What Philadelphia can learn from Memphis

The city is on the rise thanks to a growing startup community, investments in bike lanes and a burgeoning arts district. What can smart cities learn from its success?

2014's TEDx Philadelphia

TEDxPhiladelphia returns with a manifesto for the 'New Workshop of the World'

Friday's showcase of 'ideas worth sharing' made an argument for Philadelphia as 'The New Workshop of the World.' Speakers touched on education, development, access and modern manufacturing.

Junction Box in Denver

PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: Creative placemaking, TEDx and exploring the city's 'Romantic' architecture

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