By Aaron Kase
There are a lot of tough words going back and forth between politicians right now, each claiming they know what’s best for Philadelphia’s small businesses. Major players from construction, hotel and other industries have weighed in. But what do the small businesses themselves think? We set out to Main Street, Manayunk’s quirky commercial corridor, to find out.
By Gerry Christopher Johnson
The region’s HIV/AIDS organizations are worried about a recent surge in clients unable to meet their own basic needs.
There are many civic-minded people here in this city who would support a program that offers affordable stewardship for the many vacant and abandoned places. It is so frustrating that so many properties are rotting or sitting dead that could be restored. A friend tried to inquire about an old boarded up bar as a possibility for the hostel but couldn’t reach anyone.
By PW Staff
What to do in Philly this week.