Hidden City Philadelphia on the S.S. United States

Hidden City Philadelphia, a blog you should be reading if you’re not, has a few recent posts on the S.S. United States including pictures and an interview with Steven Ujifusa who recently had a book published about the ship. Hidden City Philadelphia: Meredith Broussard: In Love With A Ship And Its Architect Hidden City Philadelphia: […]

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The Dawn of the Municipal Chief Innovation Officer

Emily Badger in The Atlantic recently wrote about “The Dawn of the Municipal Chief Innovation Officer”. Technically Philly had a conversation with Philadelphia’s Adel Ebeid, Philadelphia’s first Chief Innovation Officer, back in November last year: “There’s this one side of the coin where people see just this disenchantment and negative view of government,” says Jay […]

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Community Computer Center Opens in Frankford

The Frankford Gazette has a post on the new computer center that opened in one of my old neighborhoods, maybe I can stop by and help: “Community Computer Center Open in Frankford”: The majority of the residents of Frankford do not have internet access. The Free Library Branch does offer some service which is very […]

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Philadelphia HS reinventing what HS is

Philly.com: Kristen A. Graham: Phila. Sustainability Workshop tries to reinvent the high school – Philly.com. “Do real work, solve real problems. Trust kids to make good choices. Let them learn from failure. If we’re serious about schools helping to change some of these kids’ lives, we have to have these conversations.”

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“Hands that Feed Us” was fantastic and so were the custom motorcycles

Friday night I made it down to Fishtown to check out Albert Yee’s show at Gravy, “Hands that Feed Us” a photo exploration and celebration of those working across the region in agriculture and produce. There are many ‘behind the scene’ looks at crisis and issues related to food production, it was uplifting to see […]

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