Millennials

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Phillies Introduce Phone Charging Station at Citizens Bank Park

Monday night, the Phillies will honor Jimmy Rollins for setting the team record for hits. They’ll also be introducing a new feature to Citizens Bank […]

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Gen Y to Boomers: You Taught Us to Be “Flaky Dreamers”

Bitching about an up-and-coming generation is nothing new. And now it’s Gen Y’s turn to bear the brunt of the complaining. We have been dubbed […]

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Philadelphia Rental Market Poised for Takeoff

The prospects for new multifamily construction in Philly look good in the long run, a panel of insiders say – but there are some matters […]

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Millennials Love Philly—But Not Enough to Stay

The Inquirer says that Philadelphia’s much-heralded millennial revolution is just a mirage. Yes, the age group 20-34 accounts for a quarter of the city’s population, […]

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Meet the Millennial Behind Philly’s LGBT Equality Bill

Last spring when I was covering Jim Kenney’s LGBT Equality Bill, I visited the councilman’s office in City Hall to learn more about it. During our […]

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The Millennial Revolution: We’re Committed to the City

It’s 9 p.m. on a Saturday night, and my boyfriend and I are driving toward the Philadelphia skyline. We’ve had a lovely evening visiting friends […]

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The Millennial Revolution: Our Style Is DIY

I’ve never done well in thrift stores. Medium sweaters mix with size fours. The DVDs aren’t organized by genre. The bare feet of a total […]

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The Millennial Revolution: Gay Equality Is a Value

It’s a frustrating thing, being young and gay in Philadelphia. Go to any Pride celebration and it’s obvious we live in a city that nurtures […]

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The Millennial Revolution: We Want to Create

I was talking to a family friend recently who asked me, with genuine bemusement, why it is that my generation—taught by parents like him to […]

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The Millennial Revolution: Diversity Isn’t Just a Nice Idea

I was asked to write a piece on how millennials feel about race and what that means for Philadelphia. The truth is, I’m reluctant to […]

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The Millennial Revolution: We Have the Potential to Change Politics

Fueled by pathetic voter turnout and anecdotally observed apathy, the narrative about young people in Philadelphia—so-called “new Philadelphians,” especially—is that they don’t care about local […]

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The Millennial Revolution: Singlehood Is Better Than Ever

I went on 38 first dates last year. I’d like to say I had some sort of grand plan to get out of a rut, […]

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Does Your Company Have a Bring Your Parent to Work Day?

Lest you think that “helicopter parenting” is an American thing, know this: a French woman was just charged with fraud for taking the Baccalaureate test […]

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Only One Third of Center City Workers Drive to Their Jobs

Looks like millennials aren’t the only ones driving less these days—at least in Center City. According to a survey from the Center City District, just […]

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The Next Great Mind to Speak at Penn Is … Ashton Kutcher?

Looks like the Ivy League is going a little Hollywood thanks to a projected Sept. 18 visit from Ashton Kutcher as part of the Wharton […]