Lisa Nutter

(As members of the new Philadelphia Bicycle Advocacy Board look on, Mayor Nutter signs the order giving the group official status.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Mayor Nutter Creates Bicycle Advocacy Board To Promote Cycling Here

One of its first tasks will be to increase the profile of women in the cycling race held here in early June of each year.


Florcy Morissett at Vivant Art Gallery. (credit: Cherri Gregg)

One Of Last Black-Owned Art Galleries In Old City Closes Its Doors

For the past seven years, Vivant Art Gallery has been a regular on the first Friday’s art stroll. But now it’s closing its doors.


(Benefactor John Middleton, far right, listens as Lisa Nutter, president of Philadelphia Academies and wife of the mayor, responds to the grant announcement.  Credit: Mike Dunn)

Phillies Co-owner Makes $16M Gift For Philadelphia Schoolkids

John Middleton (far right) announced that his family philanthropy is donating grant money to four institutions, including the School District of Philadelphia.


(The new mural in West Philadelphia celebreates women who have advanced education. Credit: Karin Phillips)

New West Philadelphia Mural Pays Tribute To Women Of Education

As a part of the 125th anniversary of Bryn Mawr College, A spectacular mural has been dedicated in West Philadelphia as a tribute to advances in the education of women.