October: Comings & Goings

Four U.S. Cities Join Philadelphia in Funded Sustainability Plan Akron, Chicago, Detroit and Memphis received $40 million in September to fund Reimagining the Civic Commons, an environmental initiative piloted in Philadelphia to demonstrate the positive effects of investment in public spaces. The pilot program, Civic Commons Collective, began in 2014 with an initial $11 million

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New venue, same great company

photos by Michelle MontgomeryFebruary’s Grid Alive might have seen a change in venue for our loyal audience members, but we still brought the same fun, enlightenment and humor to the stage as always. On Feb. 18, our inimitable hosts, Grid publisher Alex Mulcahy and Head and the Hand founder Nic Esposito took the stage at the

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Sewing the Seeds of Production

Amid the hum of sewing machines and chatter of their operators, in a space nestled away from the sidewalk in Old City, a small-scale production movement is taking on steam. MADE Studios is a workshop, school and collaborative space where emerging and advanced designers can give shape and texture to their dreams. Young fashionistas come

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