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.
The “ecological urbanism” and economic diversity of Folsom Powerhouse, duplexes finally to replace St. Clare’s Monastery, an impromptu Mandela shrine in South Philly, and reviving the heyday of 52nd Street > more
A necessary variance granted in Old Kensington, twenty-six years of Philadelphia’s story recorded of posterity, Grays Ferry bridge gets grant money for trail system, and what’s in store for the Dow building > more
How the Nutter administration is faring with delinquency collection campaign, Friends of the Wissahickon look ahead, coffins found by PWD in North Philly, and the need for more density and less cars > more
Clarke and Sanchez have reached a deal on land bank bill, trumped up statistics for MontCo prison, Art Commission OKs Frazier for XFinity Live, and the elastic budget of the Port Authority > more
George Washington's tent on display this Friday, Squilla closer to deregulating Delaware Ave nightlife, The Gallery as Market's lynchpin, and an arts center for the old Pearl > more