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Bikers, drivers share street space

ABI REIMOLD TTN Main Campus has experienced an increase in the number of student cyclists, who now must share the road and walkways with motorists and pedestrians. After several accidents between bikers, drivers and pedestrians, the need for designated bike lanes on Main Campus becomes apparent.…

Starr power

Restauranteer Stephen Starr said he doesn’t plan to open any more restaurants in Philadelphia. Last year, Starr opened six restaurants, and now operates a total of 19 in the city. Granite Hill September 2011 Stephen Starr’s upscale Granite Hill eatery sits on the ground floor of the Philadelphia Art Museum, providing a French dining option after a long day of walking and gawking.…

Artists duel for Knight grants

JACOB COLON TTN. The ensemble is one of 55 Knight Arts finalists. The Knight Foundation offers grants to improve arts in the city. The Knight Arts Foundation has selected its 55 finalists for this year’s Knight Arts Challenge, which reviewed more than 1,200 ideas from art producers across the city.…

City goes viral

“Change by Us,” a social networking site, is intended to increase civic participation. Civic participation is no longer only face-to-face. “It’s a new age with new ideas, and the old, archaic ways of spurring change within a community should be re-evaluated, if not completely abandoned,” said Julia Klaiber, the director of external affairs for CEOs for Cities.…