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Joel Mathis


Study: Navy Yard One of Most Successful Redevelopment Projects in U.S. History


Study: Navy Yard a Comeback Success

Urban Land Institute says it’s one of the “most successful” redevelopment projects in U.S. history.

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City Life

Moody’s Offers Negative Outlook on School District Debt

Chronically late state budgets partly to blame.

City Life

L&I: No Violations on Record for Collapsed Warehouse

It went down in a high wind.

City Life

Amtrak’s Second Sunday Accident Injures One

Victim reportedly lost leg, hours after two killed in morning derailment.


Penn, Drexel Place Finalists in “Coolest Startups” Competition

Shoes, cookies, capital, and turbine lead the way.


Philly Firm Picked to Renovate the Alamo

Preservation Design Partnership will lead efforts to restore site of famous Texas battle.


5 Things to Know About Pew’s “State of the City” Report

We’re younger, more diverse — and still the poorest big city in the U.S.

City Life

Philly Apologizes to Jackie Robinson

The Scoop: Seventy years later, City Council expresses regret for the racism he endured here.

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Kevin Hart Is About to Become a Mogul

New partnership with Lionsgate includes launch of new video service.

City Life

65 Years Ago Today, Philadelphia Helped Birth the Commercial Computing Revolution

The first UNIVAC was built for the U.S. Census Bureau.


California Bill Would Let Customers Cancel Comcast With One Click

Fallout from notorious 2014 customer service incident.

City Life

Animal Cruelty Citations Issued in Horse Abuse Case

But how did paint markings get on the horse?

An aerial view of the beach and casinos in Atlantic City.
City Life

A.C. Trying to Avert Government Shutdown

The Scoop: Plan would let city slow pay to employees while long-term solution sought.

City Life

Chaput to Officiate at Mother Angelica Funeral

The nun was a creator and star of Catholic television.