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Michael O'Bryan

Treating trauma at its roots

Sanctuary is a place of refuge or safety. In urban neighborhoods throughout America, sanctuary is a luxury that can be almost impossible to find. But Michael O'Bryan is working to bring that sense of security to North Philadelphia.

Artists work on a treescape in Trinidad

National Skyline: Reviving communities through arts-centric development

Artspace started 30 years ago with a simple plan to create more affordable housing for artists. Now they're helping those same artists -- and the neighborhoods they work in -- build capacity, raise funds and learn from each other on a wider scale than ever before.

A sensory friendly experience

PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: A food truck pop-up, a sensory-friendly movie experience and Record Store Day

Check out our picks for the week's top events. 

Smith Playground

Urban nature preschool lands at Smith Memorial Playground in Fairmount Park

When kids learn and explore outdoors, it has huge behavioral, emotional and educational benefits. This innovative preschool model, which has already been successful in the region, is coming to North Philadelphia. 


PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: PIFA, a free StoryUP! show, and the 5th Annual Philly Farm & Food Fest

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Lou's in Norristown

Riding the (regional) Rails: Norristown, Conshohocken, Manayunk & Roxborough

As the weather warms, we're back at it: jumping on SEPTA to explore the region's hidden gems. In this installment, the erstwhile R6 line gets a workout with stops for cold beers, Mexican eats, a cheesesteak rivalry and the mysterious 'zep.' 

Fairmount mural

PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: The science of coffee at La Colombe, a Mural Arts bike tour and Chinese Opera

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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.

'Technicolor Corpuscle'

InLiquid Artist Profile: Angela McQuillan

This local artist explores the nexus of art and science -- while also embracing the glorious serendipity of both mistakes and triumphs. 

Philly Skyline

Spring Break!

Flying Kite is taking a week off for spring break. See you on March 22!

The University City Science Center

Giving international companies a soft place to land in Philadelphia

Thanks to an exciting University City Science Center program, businesses seeking a foothold in the U.S. are choosing Philadelphia. These firms are pioneering groundbreaking technologies, transforming sectors such as oncology and wind power.

Points of Departure (Zahra Nazari)

PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: Art on the Main Line, art in Lansdowne, and a Dining Hall Makeover in Callowhill

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