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U.S. FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg and U.S. Congressman Charlie Dent tour OraSure

Make it Work: Generating great jobs across the Commonwealth

In the current economy, it's all about tech-savvy, high-skill employees. We check in with three Pennsylvania companies that are growing their workforces and putting talented people to work building medical devices, generating green energy and protecting us online.

Jennifer Baker

InLiquid Artist Profile: Jennifer Baker

This Northern Liberties-based artist illuminates the shifts in her evolving neighborhood.

Modular home by Sunshine Homes

National Spotlight: The return of the prefab home

Millennials looking to buy their first homes, Boomers looking to downsize and developers seeking sleek, modern, green construction are finding factory-built or manufactured housing to be an exciting alternative. 

Corrine's Place in Camden

The Region's Restaurants: Corrine's Place feeds Camden's soul

This South Jersey institution has been serving up southern classics -- ribs, collard greens, mac 'n' cheese -- for over 25 years. Owner Corinne Bradley-Powers turned a city-owned wreck of a building into a gathering place for the community.

Hatch House fills a gap in the entrepreneurial ecosystem

Statewide Spotlight: Hatch House serves as a safe haven for fledgling companies

Many startups wither when they go from the resource-rich environment of academia into the real world. This Bethlehem live/work incubator hopes to bridge that gap and foster the next generation of Pennsylvania entrepreneurs.

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.

Urban Innovation

Power to the People: New series to spotlight urban innovators

What do you think of when you hear the words "urban innovation"? Do you think of smart technology and clean energy? Or open data and civic tech? Maybe you think of entrepreneurship or creative placemaking or the future of mobility? It's easy to forget, but all of these have one thing in common: People.

The skyline from Upper Darby

We've got HUGE news: On the Ground is back!

Beginning in spring 2012, Flying Kite spent a year getting to know four amazing local neighborhoods. Now the innovative pop-up program is back and bigger than ever. Where are we headed next? You'll have to click through to find out.

Impact Hub Philly

PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: Open hours at NextFab, party at The Porch and running for justice

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

An aerial view of historic Brownsville

Statewide Spotlight: Bringing Back Brownsville

This historic town along the Monongahela River is on the comeback trail, and some of its youngest citizens are leading the charge. New parks, exciting development projects and rehabs of iconic buildings are all part of the area's rebirth.

Proposed improvements to Fabric Row

Sew and Tell: Fabric Row is Philly's next hot street

South Fourth Street is a commercial corridor in transition -- long home to the city's fabric industry, this Queen Village thoroughfare is attracting an increasingly diverse slate of boutiques, eateries and maker-centric businesses. 

Co-op organizers and participants (from left) Karon Smith, Courtney Bowles, Faith Barton, Keenan Jones and Mark Strandquist

Creative Exchange: People's Paper Co-op rewrites the narratives of those with criminal records

By combining creativity with social justice advocacy, two Philadelphia artists are making life better for the previously incarcerated. 
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