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Meet the 13-Year-Old CEO Taking Over Philly’s Fashion Scene

What were you doing when you were 13? If you were like me, you were playing Xbox and trying to be the best NFL Madden […]

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Q&A: Merck Is Partnering With U.S. Cities to End Maternal Mortality

For decades, pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. has played a key role in addressing global health issues, including maternal mortality. In 2010, the company launched Merck for Mothers, […]

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Q&A: Pa. Biotech Center to Pour $50M Into Local Life Sciences Startups

The Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center (PABC) has been supporting life science startups for 13 years, providing the office space, labs, mentorship, and other resources the young companies […]

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Primal Supply Meats’ Heather Thomason on Cutting It in the Male-Dominated Butcher Industry

I got my start as a butcher when … I identified a disconnect between farmers and buyers — beautiful pastured pigs were sold as poorly […]

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Q&A: Ben Franklin Tech Partners Is Doubling Down on Philly Life Sciences

Ben Franklin Technology Partners (BFTP) is a force for investment in the region’s early-stage tech companies. The organization has invested in 4,500 Pennsylvania-based tech companies since […]


Q&A: These Local Startup Founders Want You to Never Pack a Suitcase Again

Like all good Philadelphia stories, this one started with an Eagles game. In October, both Ali Moghadam, co-founder and president of the Philly-based travel startup […]

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Q&A: Cancer Gene Therapy Researcher Bruce Levine on the Future of “Cellicon Valley”

Bruce Levine holds many titles. He serves as the Barbara and Edward Netter professor in cancer gene therapy and founding director of the Clinical Cell […]


Wawa’s Corporate Chef on the New Food She Can’t Wait to Share With Customers

Before I started at Wawa, I was … a culinary-school teacher, and then corporate chef at Buffalo Wild Wings in Minneapolis. I’ve been at Wawa […]

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Q&A: BIO CEO Jim Greenwood on Philadelphia’s Biotech Future

Next week, nearly 20,000 life sciences professionals from around the world will descend upon Philadelphia for the highly anticipated 2019 BIO International Convention. The mega […]

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How This Philly Chef Is Creating a Platform for Talented Black Culinary Artists

I’m from … South Philly originally, but I’ve lived and worked all over the city. I just moved back from California. The thing I missed […]

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Philly Chefs Dish on the Future of Our Food Scene

Rents are rising. Instagram is king. Restaurants are opening at a fast clip. Is this the beginning of the end? Are we just getting started? […]


5 Restaurants Philly Chefs Wish We’d Talk About More

We’re always sharing the restaurants we love and the meals we can’t stop thinking about — now it’s the chefs’ turns to spill. Here are […]


It’s Time for Philly to Create Its Own Amazon, Says Richard Florida

This week, Drexel University, Thomas Jefferson University and the Science Center announced that urbanist Richard Florida is the inaugural recipient of the new Philadelphia Fellowship. […]


Jose Garces on Working With New Partner, What’s Next in Philly

It’s been a few months, but the dust seems to have settled over on the Jose Garces front. This summer, following what was likely the rockiest chapter in his career, the chef was […]

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These 8 Songs Guarantee a Packed Dance Floor at Any Wedding

When it comes to creating your wedding playlist, your main priority should be selecting songs that everyone from grandparents to flower girls can groove to. Jon Holmes […]