by Brittany ThomasLaunching a student environmental group while in college is impressive, but 22-year-old University of Pennsylvania Environmental Studies senior Sara Allan’s SPARC project has caught fire far beyond the ivied walls of her campus.More
The June Wedding Issue is on the streets now, and you can pick it up at any of these locations. But we'll be posting some of the tips and love stories we collected for the issue on the blog over the next two weeks. Stay tuned. Morgan Le Maitre and Ryan Brunton chose commitment diamond tattoosMore
Community activist and educator Tommy Joshua is standing his ground. As the executive director of North Philly Peace Park, an urban garden and education space in the Sharswood neighborhood, Joshua leads a group of passionate and progressive activists who want to see radical change come to Philly neighborhoods that need it most—through food and community.More
Photo by Darren Burton | From left to right: Kathy Albanese, John McClung, Mayor Michael Nutter, Alison Cohen and Andrew Stober celebrate at the launch event for Indego on April 23In 2008, Grid’s prototype issue asked, “Will a bike share help Philadelphia?” Seven years later, we are final getting the answer.
Philly’s version of bike share,
Illustration by Mike L. Perry
by Natasha Alvarez
My love affair with tiny houses started when I was tiny myself. Delighted by all things small, I spent hours playing with my dollhouse as a achild, imagining whole lives for the Lilliputian family that lived inside. How wonderful it would be, I thought, if I could just shrink myselfMore
Fan Dancers dress with print by street artist Joe Boruchow
by Claire Margheim
Abby Kessler and Katie Lubieski of Smak Parlour debuted their street art-inspired The Cut & Sew Collection on March 20 at their Old City storefront. It’s their first collection of originals since 2010, but that isn’t because they’ve been slacking off.
In addition to keeping