The biggest battle at the Shore these days isn’t over unruly teens, but over a wind-power project that’s pitting green-energy supporters against folks who think the only thing turbines will do is spoil a perfectly good beach.
Low enrollment, crime on campus, a president who didn’t even last two years. The city’s only four-year public university has spent the past decade stumbling from one crisis to the next. Why getting Temple on the right path is crucial to the city’s future.
His goal is downright audacious: to transform the city’s beleaguered school district into the fastest-improving urban district in the country.
Here’s where you can hit the slopes this winter.
The billionaire developer has big plans to turn the failing Fashion District mall into a glimmering basketball palace.
Three years ago, Maxey was playing high-school basketball. Now, on the eve of his third NBA season, Philly fans have embraced him with unprecedented verve, and Daryl Morey has called him the “absolute key” to the Sixers’ title chances. No pressure, kid.
Terrill Haigler, better known as Ya Fav Trashman, on why he’s running for City Council At-Large and how cleaning up trash in the city could improve everything from gun violence to educational attainment.
The latest chapter in the ongoing drama surrounding the celebration of America’s 250th anniversary in 2026.
We reached out to Philly’s previous mayors to see how they handled interactions with families of homicide victims.
Two opposing camps in Philadelphia are vying to dictate how the country celebrates its upcoming Semiquincentennial, complete with accusations of cronyism, sexism, double-dealing and bad faith. But hey, why should our 250th anniversary be different from anything else these days?