November 18th: Please Touch Museum emerging from bankruptcy | Checking in on Jumpstart Germantown | Fall in Philly

Peter Crimmins reports the Please Touch Museum expects to emerge from bankruptcy proceedings in January with $10 million in its coffers. Our own Alan Jaffe recently reported that the museum’s success remains key to growth and investment in Parkside and the Centennial District.

Two administrative law judges are recommending a whopping $50 million fine against Uber for operating in Pennsylvania illegally for six months prior to receiving experimental authority, reports Mark Scolforo.

James Jennings checks in with Ken Weinstein’s Jumpstart Germantown incubator program for small-scale developers. 

The new observation deck at One Liberty Place officially opens on Saturday, November 28th, Kristina Jenkins reports.

Fall in Philly is perfect, and this video from Cory J. Popp captures it in all its moody goodness.

Laura Benshoff explains the process by which Syrian refugees would come to Pennsylvania. 

Eric Jaffe reviews some evidence that hatred of long commutes is one of the key factors pulling wealthier people back to urban centers.

The U.S. House voted to extend transportation funding for another two weeks while they reach agreement on a three-year funding plan, The Hill reports. 

A reminder from Bill McBride at Calculated Risk that national housing construction numbers are still quite low historically

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