Philadelphia isn’t without its share of interesting stories about various people, establishments, and happenings across all parts of the city.
The city is known for many things, and the latest edition of “The Philadelphia Roundup” loosely answers the question: What makes Philadelphia Philadelphia?
Kansas City Comparable to Philadelphia? What??
Philadelphia is one of only two U.S. cities to make the list, with Kansas City being the other.
Read more about why Kansas City is miles apart from Philadelphia both figuratively and literally at Philadelphia Magazine.
Philadelphia Among Cheapest U.S. Cities for Retirees
The cost of living has been on the rise, so looking for affordable-but-high-quality places to live is paramount, writes Laura Begley Bloom for Forbes.
Financial services company, Empower, has ranked Philadelphia as the fifth cheapest U.S. city for retirees.
The list looks at factors, such as home affordability, cost of living, and tax friendliness.
Read more about the most affordable cities in the U.S. in Forbes.
Workers Are Returning to Center City
Philadelphia has recovered about 70% of its downtown workers, while the city has rebounded by about 84% of its visitors from 2019 levels.
Learn more about Philadelphia’s, and other metro cities’ pandemic recovery in Bloomberg.
Amtrak’s Plan to Increase Ridership
Among those hubs is 30th Street Station, which has already seen some renovations in recent years.
Read more about Amtrak’s aim to increase its ridership in Philadelphia and elsewhere at the Orlando Sentinel.