September: Comings & Goings

Solar Program Extends Registration Through OctoberSolarize Philly, the Philadelphia Energy Authority’s first initiative to get more homes powered by the sun, has extended its signup period by one month, to Oct. 31. The program launched in April and has signed up more than 1,600 households to receive solar installations from three companies vetted by PEA:

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Transcendent vegan treats

Indulging Without Dairy by Emily Kovach Think you need butter, cream and eggs to create rich, satisfying desserts? Think again. Philly’s new school of vegan chefs, bakers and artisans prove that a little ingenuity goes a long way when it comes to handmade goodies.  Drink Up Thai Iced TeaDottie’s Donuts Dottie’s is well-loved for their

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Blackbird Pizzeria serves up 100 percent vegan pizzas

There once was a time in Philadelphia when being vegan meant scanning menus for animal-free options and, all too often, settling for a salad. But times have changed. Blackbird Pizzeria, a small shop at 6th and Lombard, serves a 100 percent vegan menu of sandwiches, wings, salads and pizzas.

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