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Tyler Horst

Tyler Horst is a filmmaker, writer, and photographer living in Philadelphia. He is a senior writer for JUMP Philly and a contributor for SPOKE Magazine. He won an Emmy for his short documentary "Born-Frees in Hip Hop" filmed in South Africa. The main interest of Horst's work is exploring the interaction between community and place.

Ailing Rec Centers Patiently Await Soda Tax Relief

Ailing Rec Centers Patiently Await Soda Tax Relief

August 5, 2016  |  News

With the Soda Tax, the Kenney Administration has committed to addressing long-deteriorating conditions at neighborhood recreation centers with funding from bond sales and capital budget earmarks. But until revenue starts rolling in, communities continue to make due. Tyler Horst has the story > more

East Coast Greenway Gains Traction With New Connections

East Coast Greenway Gains Traction With New Connections

June 15, 2016  |  News

Trail connections in Tinicum Township and Lardner’s Point Park are the newest additions to the quickly expanding East Coast Greenway network in Philadelphia. Tyler Horst reports > more

Crisis Of Mass Incarceration The Subject Of New Exhibit At Eastern State Penitentiary

Crisis Of Mass Incarceration The Subject Of New Exhibit At Eastern State Penitentiary

May 2, 2016  |  News

Eastern State Penitentiary takes an innovative approach to contemporary prison issues and public education with their new exhibit, “Prisons Today: Questions in the Age of Mass Incarceration” > more

On Rebuilding Lancaster Ave, Restaurant Serves Up Recipe For Equity

On Rebuilding Lancaster Ave, Restaurant Serves Up Recipe For Equity

April 6, 2016  |  Vantage

EAT Café on Lancaster Avenue to bring community engagement and an equitable dining experience to West Philadelphia. Tyler Horst has the story > more