Winberg takes on poor infrastructure, discrimination and town hall meetings as the new Disabilities beat writer

An estimated 15.9 percent of Philadelphia residents have a disability according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2015 American Community Survey. Michaela Winberg, the new disabilities beat reporter for Multimedia Storytelling, want to tell those Philadelphian’s stories. Winberg considers herself a news reporter. However, the junior journalism major, originally from West Field, New Jersey, believes the... Continue Reading →

In South Philadelphia, music of the bandstand era was something extremely monumental to that time period, and still lives on with people to this day. Inhabitants of South Philly have grown up listening to the music of Frankie Avalon, Chubby Checker, and listen in with Jerry Blavat weekly during the summer months in Margate, NJ.... Continue Reading →

The Process Of Zoning In Philadelphia

Philadelphia and its' residents have within the past five years been facing new zoning laws. While most homeowners are aware that these laws exist, the extent of these laws are unknown. As of Aug. 22, 2012, Philadelphia has been implementing a new Zoning Code, which regulates the development within the city. These regulations were slightly... Continue Reading →

The Effort Of Renovations

William Penn founded Philadelphia with the intentions of continuing his love of London’s neighborhoods. Philadelphia has been called “the City of Homes” to “the City of Residences,” but now is being established as the “City of Neighborhoods,” as Penn once dreamed. While the total population of people moving into the city of Philadelphia and its... Continue Reading →

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