How To: Apply For High School

How To: Apply For High School

Finding the right fit for a student entering high school can be a complex task in Philadelphia. Here’s a guide to applying for public high schools. Get Acquainted Philadelphia has several options for high school students, that range in proximity to home and programming offered. See a full list of high schools and their category […]

 

FORE! … Or Rather FIVE of Philly’s Best Public and Private Golf Courses

FORE! … Or Rather FIVE of Philly’s Best Public and Private Golf Courses

When you think of things to do in Philadelphia, golfing probably isn’t one of them. But fact is there are multiple public and private courses located within city limits. Whether you’re a beginner or seasoned golfer, laid-back or looking to join a country club, these courses have something for every urban golfer. John F. ByrneGolf […]

 By Joel Mason-Gaines and Megan Matuzak

University City: Library Popular Despite Underuse in the Rest of the City

University City: Library Popular Despite Underuse in the Rest of the City

A recent study by the Pew Charitable Trusts found that the Free Libraries of Philadelphia are underused when compared with public libraries in other urban areas. While Philadelphia may have more libraries per capita than any other city, only half of the participants in the study said they had been to a library within the […]