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  • Philly Living provides all the specs of “The Study,” a hotel situated at the convergence of Penn and Drexel at 33rd & Chestnut that was recently approved by the Civic Design Review committee. “It will be ten stories tall and have public space and retail on the lower levels. The first floor is divided into three pavilions, with a corner restaurant, a living room (lobby), and an additional retail space on 33rd Street. Each space will have outdoor spaces, including garden space, seating, and a sculpture shaped like a pair of reading glasses, The Study brand’s logo.”
  • Two years ago Michael Vogel, a formerly bored employee of a finance firm, opened Philadelphia Woodworks in Roxborough. NewsWorks talks with the entrepreneur about the fulfillment he receives by working with his hands. Members of the Woodworks receive instruction and access to high-end equipment.
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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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