ISO monkeypox vaccine data; Apartments for Germantown Town Hall; Is Wawa Shore Tea any good? | Morning roundup
Checkers is disappearing from Philly 🍔
Pointers for exploring the city without breaking the bank.
Are Philly’s monkeypox vaccines going mostly to white people? The Health Department won’t yet release data to confirm or deny the rumor
City officials say the sample size is too small to report demographics, but other places do it.
The biggest flaw might be that it’s too easy to drink.
The franchise took top honors in the 1934 Negro National League season.
Comcast as key to Philly economy; Who’s behind the Sixers arena?; LCB workers got dibs on bourbon | Sunday roundup
Spring Garden is getting a 2-mile 'greenway' 🚴♀️
Presented by Visit Philadelphia and Billy Penn
What to know about David Adelman, the billionaire leading the push to build a Sixers arena in Center City
A developer from Montgomery County, Adelman already handles one of the largest real estate portfolios in Philly.
As the deadline to vacate the West Philly affordable housing complex nears, activists vow to continue pressing for a better plan.
Divine Lorraine is a Mint House hotel; MOVE victim remains returned; Vogue’s error-filled Philly guide | Morning roundup
Doing the weather with a Beyoncé twist ⛈️
The historic North Broad landmark's full transition to hotel is supposed to take a year to complete. Meanwhile, apartments are still advertised as available.
There were at least five factual errors in the fashion mag’s recent feature about the city.
Debate over new Rittenhouse benches; Philly’s bad property assessments; Phillies add ‘Thor’ to lineup | Morning roundup
Who knew 65,000 people wanted a hoagie NFT? 🥖
Who wants to join Noah Syndergaard’s book club?
Abortions are still legal in the commonwealth, but a lot depends on the November election.
Rittenhouse Square has 160 new benches with a built-in center bar. Is it an accessibility feature, or hostile architecture?
The nonprofit that maintains the park says there’s been a lot of positive feedback, but people experiencing homelessness feel targeted.
Sixers arena targets bus station; Rec centers as biz incubators; Pa. Supreme Court upholds mail voting | Morning roundup
$25 million in Ida flood relief 🌊
Pennsylvania officials need to track the use of algorithms, which already make important decisions about schools, funding, and criminal justice | Opinion
Rampant use of artificial intelligence can create new problems, with baked-in biases that can grow if unchecked.
Unused space at Philly rec centers will be offered to local entrepreneurs, who’ll get free rent in return for mentorship
Applications are now open to participate in the program, which also offers a grant to outfit the space.
Monkeypox vaccine tracking; How to get a recycling bin; When most carjackings happen | Morning roundup
Immersive exhibits are landing in Old City 🖼️