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NEWS AND OPINION

By Daniel Denvir

Suburban Sprawl: Census Shows Segregation Is Spreading in the Philadelphia Region

The 2010 Census reveals that segregation is alive and well as blacks, Latinos and Asians flock to the very suburbs whites are leaving behind. As growth pushes farther out, the Philadelphia region continues to be sharply divided by race and class. Segregation persists, though you’re unlikely to hear about it.

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Posted Mar. 16, 2011 | Comments: 28

ARTS AND CULTURE

By PW Staff

Calendar: March 16-22

What's poppin' in Philly this week.

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Posted Mar. 16, 2011 | Comments: 0

NEWS AND OPINION

By Aaron Kase

Philly Grows But Job Base Doesn't. Now What?

The Census results show that we grew by 8,456 people since 2000 for a grand total of 1,526,006. However, mostly thanks to the recession, we have nearly 40,000 fewer jobs than 10 years ago. Do the math—people aren’t going to continue to settle if there aren’t any jobs.

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Posted Mar. 16, 2011 | Comments: 1

NEWS AND OPINION

By Michael Alan Goldberg

West Philly Vendors Suspicious of City's Plan to Revitalize 52nd Street Corridor

The sunlight glints off Bashir Postley’s shades as the 24-year-old West Philadelphia street...

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Posted Mar. 16, 2011 | Comments: 11