Reporter / Curator
Mark Dent is a reporter/curator at BillyPenn. He previously worked for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, where he covered the Jerry Sandusky scandal, Penn State football and the Penn State administration. His work included breaking news stories and in-depth pieces on the university and football team as they recovered from the effects of the scandal.
Prior to the Post-Gazette, Mark worked as a sports reporter for The Dallas Morning News, covering Texas’ state religion: high school football. He’s also had internships with The Indianapolis Star, MLB.com, The Kansas City Star and The Bucks County Courier Times.
Mark grew up on the Kansas side of the Kansas City area and graduated from the University of Kansas. He currently lives in Center City. He also listens to more top-40 pop music than any reasonable human should.
Including a bunch of gifts from Johnny Doc.
12-packs are going for $2 less than the typical Philadelphia price.
The controversial levy is being challenged on four fronts.
Anthony Logan left a career as a director of hospital operations to turn an abandoned building into restaurant.
Probably more than the $40 million in incentives offered to Comcast.
In pre-Instagram times, Magic Gardens was seeing about 300 visitors a week; it now sees that many a day.
Think Made In America, but for the neighborhoods.
One of them doesn’t even trace any of the Italian Stallion’s route.
We took a hard-hat tour of the brewery at Fifth and Spring Garden.
We want everyone from City Hall staffers to campaign organizers and beyond.