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Weekly Press: Like Detroit, paint the town orange

In Detroit, city advocacy groups paint forgotten and potentially dangerous abandoned houses a bright coat of orange to attract city officials' attention. Contributing Editor Thom Nickels considers the same for the abandoned houses throughout Philadelphia and on his block in Fishtown.

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About the author

Brian James Kirk, Co-founder, Technically Media

Lives: Point Breeze, South Philadelphia.
Philosophy: Don’t talk about it; do it.
Twitter: @brianjameskirk
When you see Brian ask him about: Early 90′s punk rock / biking / coffee.

Kirk, a co-founder, handles business development, marketing and product development for the Technical.ly network, developing new partnerships, building brand identity and coordinating events and projects. He manages efforts like Philly Tech Week and Connect Philly. Kirk is a graphic designer at heart, responsible for making sure that even the company’s spreadsheets are pretty. In his spare time, he’s actively seeking the best bar in South Philly.



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