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You are viewing 4 articles for 2018 by the author Taylor Allen

    • Staff members from Councilwoman Parker's office help prep Rudolph for the Annual Winter Festival in Olney. Bas Slabbers/WHYY.
Eyes on the Street

Feeling all the holiday feels on Olney’s thriving 5th Street corridor

Eleven year-old Addison Sullivan came for the toys. But by the time he left North 5th Street Revitalization Project’s Annual Winter Festival, the Olney elementary school student got something else, something…

    • A moment of fun during On the Table Philly at WHYY. Credit: Jonathan A Wilson/WHYY
Eyes on the Street

Openness is secret ingredient in meal shared with strangers

Leon Caldwell, a socially minded real estate developer who was born and raised in West Philadelphia, spends a lot of time thinking about how neighborhoods grow and change. So does Phoebe…

    • olunteers teach young kids to play chess at the After School Activities Fair at Francis Myers Reaction Center in Southwest Philly on September 21, 2018.

In an 'out-of-school-time desert,' organizers connect kids to opportunities

Lisa Hall never did any extracurriculars while in school. She wants to change that for her two young children. “I think it exposes them to new things and I hope they…

    • The visitors center at LOVE Park, also known as the 'spaceship'.

Taking ‘panes’ to overhaul Philly visitors center in LOVE Park

Philadelphia’s 1960s-era visitors center near City Hall, known as “the spaceship” because of its shape, has been more of an eyesore for about a year as it’s redesigned as part of …

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