For our region, this weekend was one of mourning as communities gathered to honor the victims of yet another mass shooting, this time targeting the Jewish community of Pittsburgh in a place of worship. My colleague Chris Palmer reports that the Squirrel Hill neighborhood where the shooting took place is grappling with Saturday's shooting as the city welcomes visiting mourners compelled to show their support. It will be a tough morning for many; be kind to each other today.
Reading this online? Sign up here to get this newsletter delivered to your inbox every morning.
The Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh is still reeling from the massacre that took 11 lives at the Tree of Life synagogue on Saturday.
Pennsylvanians from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia spent Sunday at vigils and memorial services for the victims, including a packed interfaith service at Temple Rodeph Shalom on North Broad Street, where politicians and community leaders called for mourners to take action.
Well, it looks like those fans that traveled all the way across the Atlantic to see the Eagles play at London’s Wembley Stadium didn’t do it for nothing. The Birds are coming home with a W after yesterday’s early morning match up where they beat the Jaguars 24-18.
The timing couldn't be better. Now the Eagles head into a bye week with a 4-4 record.
A “silver tsunami” is coming, according to experts. Many baby boomer business owners are approaching retirement and communities face potentially losing their legacy businesses.
But rather than close up shop, Philly is trying to teach businesses to transform into worker coops. It keeps the doors open and could keep jobs and wealth in communities of color.
For some businesses, it's already working. Hivemind Philly is converting their construction company into a worker coop.
Philly is full of surprises. Right, @matthewscottbarber?
Tag your Instagram posts or tweets with #OurPhilly and we'll pick our favorite each day to feature in this newsletter and give you a shout out!