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‘It’s an experience, not a transaction’: Despite closures, Center City retail rebounds closer to pre-pandemic levels
More than 175 new retailers, restaurants, and businesses have opened in Center City since 2020, getting Philly closer to its pre-pandemic retail occupancy rates.
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New details emerge about Sixers’ proposal for new arena
The team behind the billion-dollar development led a media tour of the potential footprint of the arena on Friday afternoon.
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Community benefits agreement talks to start in 2023 for Philly refinery redevelopment
The company redeveloping the former refinery plans to use a third-party facilitator to negotiate an agreement with community stakeholders.
‘Food is love’: Every week, this Philadelphia baker gives away desserts to her neighbors for free
Meet Jennifer Mora, the Philadelphia baker who makes desserts, then gives them away to her neighbors for free. “I feel like I'm sending people off on a good journey,” she says
Results of Philly’s citizen science heat mapping study expected this spring
The study is expected to inform solutions to keep Philadelphians safe from dangerous heat waves made worse by climate change.
SEPTA’s bus redesign leaves residents of Manayunk and Roxborough behind
SEPTA’s bus redesign does not improve overall public transit options for the lower Northwest section of Philadelphia, writes resident Rebecca Poyourow.
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‘An injustice’: 2 years after Tropical Storm Isaias, Eastwick residents still recovering without federal aid
Tropical Storm Isaias damaged hundreds of homes in Philly. In low-lying Eastwick, residents are still recovering.
First-time Philly home buyers feeling the pinch of historic mortgage rates and high prices
Like big cities across the country, Philadelphia’s housing market is feeling the impact of high rates, with potential first-time homebuyers being the hardest hit.
A home improvement project in North Philly means a milestone for Habitat
The nonprofit’s latest project is providing a new roof, a rebuilt porch, and a repaved walkway to a senior couple in Hunting Park.
Philly Art Commission grants final approval for part of Cobbs Creek golf course project
The Art Commission was a hurdle for the project. But after including more environmental considerations, the project team finally got approval.
‘Glide and enjoy yourself’: Philly’s free indoor ice rinks are the place to go this fall and winter
Philadelphia has five indoor ice skating rinks across the city. All of them are open to skaters of all levels and offer opportunities to learn — for free.
When I was 18, I voted to get Trump out of office. Now I vote to make Pa. a better place to live
Voting isn’t just about being motivated to get somebody out of office, writes Kamryn Davis from PA Youth Vote. It’s about the determination to make change in your community.
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