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Sustainable Living: Five Eco-Friendly Businesses in Philadelphia

Sustainable Living: Five Eco-Friendly Businesses in Philadelphia

When a business is sustainable, its practices demonstrate how to make a profit while also promoting, addressing and being conscious of environmental issues. Here are a few businesses that focus their mission not only on making money but remaining environmentally sound. Moon + Arrow 754 S. 4th St. Originating as a handmade jewelry line five years ago, Moon […]

 

North Philadelphia: PURP Leads Protest After Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

North Philadelphia: PURP Leads Protest After Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

On the evening of the grand jury’s decision in St. Louis to not bring charges against police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death of Michael Brown in August, protests took place in cities across the United States. In Philadelphia, People Utilizing Real Power, which describes itself as “an all of the above activist organization based […]

 

Allegheny West: Attorney Adrian Moody Comes Back Home

Allegheny West: Attorney Adrian Moody Comes Back Home

On the busy strip of 22nd St and Indiana Avenue sits the Moody and Shields law office. That’s where attorney Adrian Moody helps the very community where he grew up. His strong beliefs in building long-lasting relationships and giving back are just some of the many ways in which Moody enriches his neighborhood. More importantly […]

 By Victoria Hudgins

Brewerytown: Philadelphia’s 1960s Soul Girl Group

Brewerytown: Philadelphia’s 1960s Soul Girl Group

Motown in Detroit wasn’t the only city full of rhythm and blues in the 1960s and 1970s. Philadelphia also had home-grown talent who rocked stages. Sixty-three-year-old Nadine Felder of Brewerytown was the lead singer for Philadelphia’s only girl group, Honey and the Bees. She sang solos at William Penn High School and her best friend […]