SEPTA prefers dollar coins to bills, Seaport Museum commemorates War of 1812

    Good morning, Feeders, and happy Friday!

    Tom MacDonald is catching up with SEPTA on the heels of news that the transit agency prefers dollar coins to bills.

    He’ll also reach out to local fish markets who aren’t seeing as much Lenten Friday business as usual.
    Lizz Fiedler will be in New Jersey today for a long-awaited naturalization ceremony.

    Listen for details Monday from Peter Crimmins on a new Philadelphia festival. Today, he’ll visit the Seaport Museum’s exhibit on the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812.

    Emma Jacobs will catch us up on the latest news out of the Sunoco refineries, while Maiken Scott talks to lawmakers about Monday’s merger hearing with Rowan and Rutgers-Camden.

    What happens after the Flower Show? Check out this story by Peter Crimmins (with beautiful photos from Emma Lee) on the post-show sale.

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