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Divergent views on how city and developers do business together

In an op-ed published by the Inquirer Tuesday, Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority Executive Director Terry Gillen wrote that the agency's legal standards strive for fairness for all developers. After listing the agency's accomplishments under the Nutter administration—like its recent negotiation with Stephen Klein and the Mormon Church—Gillen wrote that she hopes to see fair practices in the Family Court debacle, as well. Inquirer Deputy Editorial Page Editor Paul Davies has a take on this story. Also read Klein's letter to the editor in The Inquirer.

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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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