Maryland developers see opportunity in Philly’s institutional shells @Philly.com

Last week, the community organizing group Action United held a rally outside the Smith school to protest its conversion to apartments. Jordan Ford, a spokesman for Action United, said there were around 50 people at the rally, which was organized in response to feelings among Point Breeze residents that new condo development wouldn’t fill any Read more about Maryland developers see opportunity in Philly’s institutional shells @Philly.com[…]

Capitol Steps Occupied Ahead of Last Minute Budget Talks @ ABCLocal21

With less than a day until the Pennsylvania budget deadline and several protesters set up camp on the capitol steps Monday with tents and signs to protest about the budget talks. Those organizing on the capitol steps were seen setting up tents and unloading boxes of air mattresses and other camping materials. A nearly $30 Read more about Capitol Steps Occupied Ahead of Last Minute Budget Talks @ ABCLocal21[…]