The Sweet Side of the Beverage Tax

Cleaner parks, lower crime, better libraries and living wage jobs are all part of the ‘Rebuild’ program being funded by the city’s ‘soda tax’ By Danielle Corcione and Heather Blakeslee If you live in Philadelphia, you’ve heard of the brouhaha over the “soda tax,” and have been paying a little more lately if you have

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July: Comings & Goings

North Philadelphia North Philadelphia’s Peace Park is RebuildingPeace Park—a garden and education space in the Sharswood neighborhood of North Philadelphia—began rebuilding June 15 on land donated by the Philadelphia Housing Authority. Lowe’s Home Improvement has provided funding, and PennDesign students donated labor. Habitat for Humanity will serve as a main partner and also support a

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