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Corzo Center for the Creative Economy

AN INTERVIEW WITH REBECCA DAVIES OF REMARK GLASS. I arrived at the behemoth South Philadelphia Bok Building on a freezing cold afternoon. I weaved my way through the echoing halls, down into the bowels of the old school building. Tucked...

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New ways to reduce, reuse, and recycle

Phys.org On a recent Wednesday evening, nine entrepreneurs—from glass blowers to composters to kombucha makers—gathered at the Resource Exchange in Kensington to address a crowd of mostly 20- and 30-something women sipping mixed drinks through...

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A women-driven sustainability group

The Philadelphia Inquirer - A women-driven sustainability group gives Philadelphians new ways to reduce, reuse, and recycle This profile is the last in a four-week series on local women’s groups in honor of Women’s History Month. Read the others...

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5 Sustainable Women-Owned Businesses in Philly

It’s International Women’s Day, and the 2019 theme is #BalanceforBetter. Green Philly is a women-owned company, and we were grateful to be included on Jefferson’s Graduate Sustainability Network’s forum last night. As one of the questions asked...

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Philadelphia: A Big City with a Small-City Feel

The New York Times.In this episode of “The Special,” we explore the constantly evolving South Philadelphia neighborhood.Once considered a red light district, an influx of businesses have moved there, some of which are owned by the chef...

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Back to BOK

WHYY No one wants a school to close in their neighborhood. So when South Philly’s Edward W. Bok Technical High School closed in 2013, Lindsey Scannapieco saw an opportunity to fill the historic space with artists, entrepreneurs, nonprofits and...

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Holiday Gift Guide

eddible Philly Here are a few finds from local shops that the food folks on your list will love. CHAMPAGNE MUG- $45 - Remark Glass. These mugs are created from recycled champagne bottles.

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Taking Shape

GRID Magazine Glassblowers make functional keepsakes from special days. It's easy to just toss your champagne and win bottles in the recycling bin. But what if you have a bottle from a very special occasion you'd love to keep around after the...

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Edible Philly | Setting the Local Table

Philly artists are doing for our tableware what local farmers have done for our crisper drawersIn a glass-strewn studio in the basement of the Bok Building, a wiry man stood before a 2,000-degree furnace, spinning a long rod attached to...

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