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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.

Rachel Fogletto

Take Four: A list of Philly funny women you need to know

As we detailed a couple weeks ago, Philadelphia's comedy scene is on the rise -- in no small part due to a passionate, collaborative crop of female comedians. Here are four local stand-ups to look out for.


On the Ground: The Future of Chinatown

This ethnic enclave has beaten the odds and remained a vibrant, beloved, distinct neighborhood. As the forces of development and gentrification encroach, can Philadelphia's Chinatown strike a balance between growth and preservation?

Kate Banford

Laugh Riot: A new homegrown women-centric comedy festival makes waves

Comedy is thriving in Philadelphia, and the latest sign is the Bechdel Test Fest, a February 6 event in Old City celebrating the city's female and trans funny ladies. Meet some of the remarkable performers moving the local scene forward.

New Year's Eve fireworks over the Delaware River

See you in 2016!

We're taking a couple weeks off, but we'll be back in the new year with more amazing Philadelphia stories -- and a five-year anniversary party.
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Herb Cohen of Executive Leaders Radio

Herb Cohen of Executive Leaders Radio

City: Center City

Executive Leaders Radio, one of several ventures he founded, features childhood stories of some of the most successful CEOs in the region.

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