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For Black cowboys — from North Philly to small-town Texas — horses and riding are a way of life people

Apr. 2, 2021 11:48 am

For Black cowboys — from North Philly to small-town Texas — horses and riding are a way of life

Photojournalist Ron Tarver, on the faculty of Swarthmore College for the past 13 years, talks with The Conversation's Nick Lehr about the Western Wranglers in Brewerytown, and his work for the Inquirer and National Geographic.
How Two Community Development Corporations Play Different Roles in Brewerytown method

Mar. 3, 2015 11:18 am

How Two Community Development Corporations Play Different Roles in Brewerytown

Working across boundaries in one of Philly’s most rapidly changing neighborhoods
New to Brewerytown: The Monkey & the Elephant Opens Its Doors, Trains Former Foster Youth method

Mar. 2, 2015 12:59 pm

New to Brewerytown: The Monkey & the Elephant Opens Its Doors, Trains Former Foster Youth

After two years as a pop-up, the nonprofit cafe secures a permanent home on Girard Avenue.
#PhillyChanger Chats: Dan O’Brien of PhillyRising people

Feb. 11, 2015 1:57 pm

#PhillyChanger Chats: Dan O’Brien of PhillyRising

We spoke to Dan O'Brien of PhillyRising for the second video in our #PhillyChanger Chat series.
News Links: Volunteer Carpenter Joe Shapiro, New Rules for Farmer Markets, L & I Demolition Map people

Mar. 21, 2014 1:52 pm

News Links: Volunteer Carpenter Joe Shapiro, New Rules for Farmer Markets, L & I Demolition Map

  Volunteer Carpenter Enlivens West Philadelphia Grid Magazine profiles Joe Shapiro, a former civil engineer at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, who has volunteered his carpentry skills to improving public spaces in West Philadelphia. [Grid Magazine] New Rules for Farmers’ Markets City Council approved new, simpler rules for setting up farmers’ markets in Philadelphia. Plan Philly […]
Former Halfway House Becomes Shared Living Space for Entrepreneurs in Brewerytown people

Feb. 25, 2014 12:48 pm

Former Halfway House Becomes Shared Living Space for Entrepreneurs in Brewerytown

Former office of Josh Meyer, owner of the properties Just outside the stone walls of Girard College, a former halfway house is being transformed into a low-rent living space for social entrepreneurs and local craftsmen. Martin Montero, founder of Startup Basecamp Philly, said that the goal of the project is to cut the cost of living […]

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