Fairmount: NBR’s Boss Breaks Norms in the Community, as a Woman, and as a Businesswoman

Fairmount: NBR’s Boss Breaks Norms in the Community, as a Woman, and as a Businesswoman

On a day- to-day basis, Shalimar Thomas, North Broad Renaissance’s executive director, schedules meetings with city commissioners, organizes community events and keeps her growing team on track. Thomas’ rigor is fueled by one thing – revitalizing North Broad Street. NBR, which was founded in 2015, adopted a five-year plan with certain goals her team needs […]

 By Desiree Disney

Strawberry Mansion: Mahogany Philly’s ‘No Excuses’ for Failing to Keep Fit

Strawberry Mansion: Mahogany Philly’s ‘No Excuses’ for Failing to Keep Fit

[vimeo 39947332] On the first Saturday of every month, the Mahogany Philly Fitness Club hosts a run/walk event on Kelly Drive. Mahogany Philly was founded by Jamaica Yancy, who started the organization at the beginning of this year. Mahogany Philly consists of three different clubs, social, book and fitness. The social club’s objective is to […]