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Steve Currall

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.

Reviving The Swampoodle Brand

Reviving The Swampoodle Brand

March 3, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Inside one North Philadelphia community’s placemaking project, City officials still getting used to growth, and imagining the Philadelphia of 2076 > more

Final Curtain Call At 8th & South

Final Curtain Call At 8th & South

March 2, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Society Hill Playhouse nears its end, Blatstein’s Provençal village concept goes in front of Civic Design Review Committee, Drexel goes with Brandywine for Innovation Neighborhood, and North Philly school opens parent resource center > more

Hypersegregating Philadelphia

Hypersegregating Philadelphia

March 1, 2016  |  Morning Blend

On the eve of streamlined racism, Please Touch Museum to leave bankruptcy, and PennDOT expedites projects on Adams Avenue > more

Artist Leroy Johnson Preserves Heart Of West Philly

Artist Leroy Johnson Preserves Heart Of West Philly

February 29, 2016  |  Morning Blend

An exhibit chronicles the West Philadelphia beneath the El, big boxes coming to deindustrialized Fairhill, and parking garage coming to Washington Avenue > more

The Bartram's Mile(stone)

The Bartram’s Mile(stone)

February 26, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Saffron at Bartram’s Mile, PMA receives large gift of 20th century art, and Forbes promotes Philly in preparation for DNC > more