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Weekend Getaway: Gateway Lodge is an oasis in the woods

A mother-daughter team have worked tirelessly to transform this historic property into the perfect place for a rustic, gorgeous getaway, complete with fine wines and locavore eats.
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Big announcements, big fun on the Delaware Waterfront this summer

This summer, the Delaware Waterfront will be transformed into an urban playground complete with roller rink.
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Calling all Makers: NextFab opens second location in Fishtown

NextFab, Philly's "gym for innovators," has set up its second shop at Impact Hub Philadelphia. 
In The News

Petty Island fantasy courtesy of the Better Philadelphia Challenge

Could an overlooked island in the Delaware connect Philadelphia and Camden?
Innovation News

In Harrisburg and Philly, news from the craft beer boom

Big news on the beer front: In Harrisburg, Zeroday Brewing Company is open. In Philadelphia, University of the Sciences is offering a brewing science certificate.
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Newly discovered Cezanne sketches to be displayed at the Barnes

Recently discovered Cezanne sketches -- found on the backs of watercolors -- will be displayed at the Barnes Foundation on the Parkway. 
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Drexel and TechGirlz partner to teach game design to young women

Drexel University and TechGirlz, a Philadelphia nonprofit, are partnering to create free online game-design training for young women.
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Statewide Spotlight: The first annual Harrisburg Beer Week generates serious buzz

The capital joins Philadelphia and Pittsburgh in dedicating a week of festivities to its thriving craft beer scene. Head to the 'Burg April 24 through May 2 for cool tastings, creative collaborations and unforgettable events. Come thirsty!
Innovation News

A cure for Alzheimer's? Penn State launches crowdfunding site to boost brain-repair research

A Penn State team has launched a crowdfunding campaign to support its promising research on brain repair.
In The News

Family takes epic journey from Argentina to Philly for Pope's visit

A family embarks on an epic journey from South America, aiming to arrive in time for the Pope's visit to Philadelphia. 
In The News

The Sixers woes are a story unto themselves; a reporter hits the road with the team

The Sixers' terribleness is almost a thing of beauty. A New York Times reporter hit the road with the floundering squad. 
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Neighborhood Time Exchange puts artists to work

An innovative new program gives artists studio space and financial support in exchange for tackling projects in the West Philadelphia community. And in a true twist, it's the neighborhood that decides the exact nature of those tasks. 
Development News

Reading Viaduct Park -- and four other exciting projects -- get green light

The Knight Foundation and William Penn Foundation are teaming up to funnel millions into five major civic projects throughout Philadelphia.
Development News

Stinger Square in Grays Ferry is getting a $500,000 upgrade

The Philadelphia Water Department pitches in for a practical and beautifying upgrade at Stinger Square Park in Grays Ferry.
In The News

Paste Magazine drinks its way across Philly's craft beer scene

Paste highlights 10 Philadelphia breweries, including some of our favorites. 
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Joy Ride: Philadelphia's bike share is coming this spring

When Indego launches, it aims to be one of the most inclusive, progressive and well thought-out bike share programs in the world. 
Innovation News

PlanPhilly finds a new home at WHYY's NewsWorks

After eight years under the wing of PennPraxis, PlanPhilly is making a bold new move to WHYY's NewsWorks, strengthening its prospects for longterm sustainability. 
Development News

Is a convenience store makeover in Bella Vista a missed opportunity?

The renovation of 800 Bainbridge Street could bring a mixed retail/restaurant business featuring artisan beer to the corner. 
Development News

Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse activates long-vacant Kensington storefront

After ten years of dreaming, one Temple grad turns her vision for a new kind of comic book store into reality, boosting Kensington’s arts and business corridor in the process. 
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18 Pennsylvania Companies to Watch in 2015

As we look forward to a new year, Flying Kite highlights a group of game-changing Commonwealth companies. Whether they're brewing beer, saving lives, making life more convenient or helping kids learn better, these startups are poised for a big 2015. 
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From dream to drink: How to start a craft brewery in Pennsylvania

Launching a microbrewery is nowhere near as lucrative or romantic as many beer geeks think. But for those intent on chasing the sudsy glory, we've got some insider advice.

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Bernardo Cordovez of Optofluidics

Bernardo Cordovez of Optofluidics

Neighborhood/City: University City

The first purchase orders are coming in for his company, which is commercializing a breakthrough method to capture and hold tiny particles.

Chirantan Bhatt of TapCLIQ

Chirantan Bhatt of TapCLIQ

Neighborhood/City: Market East

His 4 year-old daughter's user experience playing games on a smartphone led to an a-ha moment and a kinder, gentler interactive ad delivery plaftorm.

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Where the city gets its "Yo" and "Wit," South Philly is arguably its most diverse enclave, prominently representing dozens of nations from all over the map. Home to the city's most recognizable assets, like the Eagles, Phillies and Mummers, development across South Philly is attracting new, creative talent thanks to affordable and walkable living, vibrant food culture, and rallying retail.