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Now that the Hidden City Festival has ended, will Germantown Town Hall ever reopen to the public? Vote here.
Fourth time’s a charm? Plastic bag ban introduced in City Council, and this time it might actually pass
The bill introduced Thursday by Councilman Mark Squilla would ban lightweight plastic bags and non-recyclable paper bags, while also enacting a 15-cent fee.
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Here’s how Philly’s Domestic Worker Bill of Rights would work
Philadelphia could be the biggest city in the U.S. with a Domestic Worker Bill of Rights. Here’s what it could do for an estimated 16,000 workers.
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Philly natives enter the e-scooter wars with $100k homegrown startup, Verve S
Two Philly natives have invested $100,000 in dockless e-scooters. Now they just need their hometown and state to legalize them.
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