City Hall To Be Yarn Bombed

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  • According to NewsWorks, City Hall will be “yarn bombed,” the art of enveloping an object with a knitted skin. “There is a rush and excitement of shocking people, is a large part of why I do it,” says artist Jessie Hemmons. “I miss it, and I look forward to doing some more work in the street.”
  • The Chestnut Hill Local discusses the resurgence (and some regulatory challenges ahead) of food trucks in Philadelphia. Chef and owner Andrew Gersen feels that the trucks increase “neighborhood vitality and the sense of community and creates food access, especially in underprivileged areas without access to good food.”
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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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