Is it Sunday yet? (Instagram / @photolope)

More jobs and training coming with Beury Building development

Plans are moving forward with Shift Capital’s redevelopment of the Beury Building, the long-vacant 14-story tower at Broad and Erie.

With construction due to start in May, developers have committed to providing nearby residents with jobs and training, Jordan Levy reports.

→ What’s promised for the neighborhood

The Beury Building on North Broad Street is being redeveloped into a mixed-use building with hotel and restaurant (Shift Capital)

Green beer to green cannoli: Eat and drink your Eagles pride

Philly is so dedicated to the color green right now that a non-football fan — or non-Philadelphian — might mistake it for St. Patrick’s Day.

From non-scary “Bird Boxes” to vegan pop-tarts, and green cannoli to green beer, Asha Prihar and Clifton Jackson round up some of the best. 

→ Eat green this weekend

Eagles cookies at Isgro’s Pastries in the Italian Market (Instagram/@foodbythegram)

RECAP: What else happened?

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Mayor Kenney starts his day at City Hall, hosting the local kickoff to the White House Initiative AA and NHPI Economic Summit (9 a.m.). Evening takes him to the Weitzman Jewish Museum to speak at a screening of “Rebuilt from Broken Glass” in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day (6 p.m.).


🪩 For a night of dancing with no ringing ears, hit up Philly’s Silent Headphone Party at a former Kensington warehouse, with three DJ-curated channels to choose. Tix start at $15. (10 p.m. to 3 a.m. Friday, Jan. 27)

💋 With a Syrian-born director, the Wilma presents “Kiss,” a play about American actors stumbling over cultural misunderstandings while performing a Syrian soap opera. Tickets start at $19. (Jan. 31 to Feb. 19)

🧊 Missing the snow? Manayunk’s Main Street gets lined with ice sculptures during the Founders Philly Freeze-Out, a winter street fair with carving demos, drink deals, and a chowder crawl. (11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4)