ThinkFest Preview: Abbi Jacobson Discusses Her Journey From Broad Street to Broad City

Philly-born comedian Abbi Jacobson will sit down with local author/producer Jennifer Weiner during ThinkFest to chat about her journey from Philadelphia to becoming one of the most […]


ThinkFest Preview: Neil Blumenthal on How Startups Can Thrive

Neil Blumenthal knows a thing or two about launching a successful startup. The co-founder and co-CEO of Warby Parker, Blumenthal has brought hip eyewear to the […]


ThinkFest Preview: Farah Jimenez on Rethinking How We Solve Social Problems

Farah Jimenez doesn’t shy away from massive, intimidating, systemic problems. Last year, the Republican was tapped to tackle Philadelphia’s educational woes as a member of the School Reform Commission. […]


The Lineup for ThinkFest 2015 Is Confirmed!

Planning the lineup for ThinkFest takes about six months, so you can imagine how exciting it is for us to finally announce that all the […]


Join Gov. Wolf, Mayor Nutter, Abbi Jacobson, Todd Carmichael, and More at ThinkFest 2015

To state the obvious: Philadelphia is not a city that has a wide reputation for innovation. (Still waiting for those Metrocards!) But while we might […]


ThinkFest Videos: On Philly Street Art, the New Comcast Tower, and Drexel’s Neighborhood Vision

ThinkFest was filled with innovative voices discussing Philadelphia’s evolving landscape. Below are just a few video selections from speakers who were at the event: urban […]


ThinkFest Recap: Why the New Comcast Skyscraper Will Be Great for Philly

Missed Thinkfest? Not to worry, we have a social media roundup of the highlights. Here’s one of Comcast Senior Vice President Karen Buchholz telling us […]


ThinkFest 2014 Social Media Roundup

Gonna get some #ThinkFest going here in an hour or so. A photo posted by Philadelphia Magazine (@phillymag) on Nov 11, 2014 at 4:46am PST […]


ThinkFest Video: What Was Your Favorite Idea Today?

Rina Patel on her favorite #ThinkFest idea. A video posted by Philadelphia Magazine (@phillymag) on Nov 14, 2014 at 1:32pm PST


ThinkFest: M. Night Shyamalan and Bhavna Shyamalan on Philanthropy

M. Night Shyamalan and Bhavna Shyamalan just concluded the ThinkFest day by discussing their philanthropic efforts through The MNS Foundation, which “supports remarkable leaders, through […]


ThinkFest: Alex Rice on the Inspirational Run of the Taney Dragons

Alex Rice, coach of the Taney Dragons baseball team, was just on the ThinkFest Main Stage to discuss his team’s run to the Little League […]


ThinkFest Video: Karen Buchholz on Comcast’s New Vertical Campus

How will Comcast’s new Innovation and Technology Center change Philly? Just off the stage from her ThinkFest talk, Karen Bucohholz gave us the 15-second pitch:


ThinkFest Video: State Sen. Daylin Leach Makes the Case for Medical Marijuana

City Paper’s Dan Denvir, right, interviewed State Sen. Daylin Leach about the new realities of pot in Pennsylvania. We asked him to make the best […]


ThinkFest Recap: Ajay Raju on Philly’s Once and Future Greatness

Ajay Raju, the co-chairman and CEO of Dilworth Paxson — as well as a community activist who serves on numerous boards — was just on the […]


ThinkFest: William Hite on the State of Philly Schools and America’s “Dirty Little Secret”

People who ask if money spent on Philly education is being wasted don’t ask the same question about richer suburban school districts, Philly School Superintendent […]