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Paul Steinke


Historic Preservation Gets A Big Helping Hand From the National Trust

The designation of Philadelphia as the first and so far only World Heritage City in the United Statea two years ago brought with it bragging rights […]


The Gershman Y Wins Historic Protection

A prominent South Broad Street landmark that now serves two purposes has been added to Philadelphia’s historic register over the objections of its owner. Liz […]


Historical Commission Kicks Jewelers Row Can Down the Road Again

After an hour of contentious debate and impassioned pleas from local preservationists, the Philadelphia Historical Commission voted 8-3 to continue postponing a final decision on […]


Toll Takes Wraps Off Jewelers Row Tower

Toll Brothers City Living finally revealed what the condo tower it plans to build in place of three structures on historic Jewelers Row will look […]


Will Threat to Jewelers Row Finally Unite Preservationists?

On one hand, it looks like a losing battle for preservationists. The five buildings on Jewelers Row that a developer wants to tear down and […]

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Steinke To Head Preservation Alliance

Paul Steinke, on whose watch the Reading Terminal Market became a top tourist destination in the city, has been named the new executive director of […]


Is Ed Rendell Trolling Philly’s Democratic Machine?

Former Gov. Ed Rendell is up to something. He’s one of the most popular Democrats in the city, and yet he keeps throwing his weight behind candidates […]

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Congrats to Paul Steinke and David Ade

Big congrats are in order for Philadelphia native Paul Steinke and his partner of 20 years, David Ade. The two officially tied the knot earlier […]

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Gay Philly Selfies

Our mother publication, Philadelphia magazine, recently complied a collection of 75 selfies from notable faces around the region. Of course, the line-up wouldn’t be complete without […]


Selfies with Philly’s Most Prominent Business People

Like it or not, selfies are a huge part of pop culture — and nobody’s too cool to take one, even Philly’s most prominent business people. […]


Progressives Won the Philly Election? You Sure About That?

Philadelphia is suddenly a progressive utopia. At least, that’s what you might believe after reading articles about the city’s primary election in the national media. “Jim Kenney, a […]


Insider: Progressives Are “Out of Touch” With the Fact That Jobs Are a Social Justice Issue

(Editor’s note: This is an opinion column from a Citified insider. Steinke is a Democrat who ran for City Council At-Large in the 2015 primary election. He was […]


Insider: 5 Election Day Lessons for Progressives

(Editor’s note: This is an opinion column from a Citified insider.)  1. Bullet Balloting Works. Last week I argued that folks should vote only for […]

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Openly Gay Candidate Chris Mallios Wins Court of Common Pleas Race

Democrat Chris Mallios, an openly gay man, was one of 12 candidates to win his race for Judge of the Court of Common Pleas during […]


Reading Terminal Market Has a New GM

The Reading Terminal Market has been looking for a new general manager since Paul Steinke stepped down in December, in order to run for City […]