riverwards l and i coalition
City Life

This Riverwards Facebook Group Is Keeping Philly Developers on Their Toes

Neighborhood Facebook groups tend to be bastions of petty squawking. That’s why I was stunned to find one that actually gets stuff done. Founded in […]

boner 4ever building

Say Bye-Bye to the Boner 4Ever Building

If everything falls into place, in a little more than two years, your out-of-town friends might just want to stay in a building best known […]

SHIP Building 1
NextHealth PHL

Biotech Tour: Inside the Newly Rehabbed Spring House Innovation Park

Lower Gwynedd Township in Montgomery County is now home to a new innovation hub born of old bones. Spring House Innovation Park (SHIP), a 600,000-square-foot […]

shawn bullard rape
City Life

Consultant Accuses Controversial Real Estate Developer Shawn Bullard of Rape

Well-connected Philadelphia real estate developer Shawn Bullard is a lot of things. He’s a former Temple University football player who reportedly did a practice-squad stint […]


Philly’s Market East Is Now the Country’s Top Destination for Retailers, Report Says

It’s clear the buzz about Market East won’t let up anytime soon. We still haven’t come down from the news that the area is getting […]


Is King of Prussia the New Promised Land?

ONE RECENT AFTERNOON, I take a short drive west, out the Schuylkill, to a place I have never been, despite a quarter century of living […]

Little Pete's awning

Little Pete’s to Close by End of August

Little Pete’s has a closing date. The diner, one of only a handful of diners left in Center City, has been told it needs to […]


It’s Official: Aramark Is Moving to the Schuylkill Waterfront

Aramark announced on Monday that it will move its global headquarters from Market East, where it’s been for the last 30 years, 13 blocks west […]


Insider: How to Incentivize Development In Philly’s Overlooked Neighborhoods

(This is an opinion column from a Citified insider.) Last week, Councilman and Condo King Allan Domb went public with a proposal to double the […]


Vacant Properties in Point Breeze To Become Affordable Housing

The trend of socially conscious development continued this week, as the transferral of two Point Breeze properties to the Women’s Community Revitalization Project (WCRP) was approved by the Philadelphia […]

City Life

Could Youth Hoops Kickstart a Turnaround at Logan Triangle?

The story so far: There’s this 40-acre hole in Logan that as of now continues to drag the neighborhood down with it. Ever since every […]

City Life

Philly Orchard Project Gets Anonymous $100K Grant

A latter-day Johnny Appleseed has just given a citywide community orchard program a huge chunk of, ahem, seed money to help it create green infrastructure […]


Slowing Gentrification By Building Up

According to a recent story in Governing, the city of Miami might have found an interesting deterrent against gentrification: Height restrictions on development. Not the creation […]

Things to Do

New Live Nation Music Venue Coming to Fishtown

The old Ajax Metal Co. building in Fishtown—situated across from SugarHouse at Frankford Avenue—is undergoing a $32 million renovation courtesy of the House of Blues Entertainment division […]


Scientists Are Growing Vaccine-Laced Lettuce at Penn’s New South Bank Site

The Inquirer’s Inga Saffron took a look last week at Penn’s short-term plans for its new site on the South Bank of the Schuylkill River, which […]