Golden Defends Her Mural Arts Program

Mural Arts Program

  • Victor Fiorillo of Philly Post wonders, even in opinionated Philadelphia, if there are no sacred cows in the city’s dealings with modern urban dilemmas. While Jane Golden’s Mural Arts Program is has generally been held in high regard during its past 27 years, it has found itself ,besieged by a sudden rush of detractors in recent weeks with the Daily News positing that we have become ‘muraled-out.’
  • Metro Philly looks at the dissension in the ranks of Center City restaurateurs, now with Philadelphia Restaurant Week concluding at this week’s end. Mark Vetri thinks that you shouldn’t believe the hype and that the food should speak for itself. While some restaurant’s business model makes participation a win-win, others see no need to gripe over the changing Center City boundaries year after year.
  • The Awards Ceremony for the 2011 Ed Bacon Student Design Competition will be held this Wednesday, February 1, from 6-9PM, at the Philadelphia Center for Architecture.  This year, the sixth rendition of the competition, “challenges students in all disciplines to focus on a real-world urban design problem.” For more information, click HERE.
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Stephen Currall recently received his BA in history from Arcadia University. Before beginning doctoral studies, he is pursuing his interest in local history, specifically just how Philadelphians engage their vibrant past. Besides skimming through 18th century letters, Steve is also interested in music and travel.

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