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January 9, 2013

Announcements: Uwishunu Is Looking For A New Full-Time Editor

Bittersweet site announcement: after two exceedingly great years at the helm of this website, Allison Stadd is moving on from her post as Uwishunu Editor. We’re sad to see Allison go, but we wish her the very best. Allison’s departure means that we’re looking for a new Full-time Uwishunu Editor to take over the reins. […]

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October 29, 2012

Severe Weather Alert: City Of Philadelphia Largely Closed Monday, October 29 In Anticipation Of Hurricane Sandy’s Arrival

A little housekeeping note: as the city prepares for Hurricane Sandy’s arrival later today, posting is going to be a little light on Uwishunu today. We’ll have a few Sandy-related posts as well as a few posts unrelated to the hurricane. Be sure to follow us on Twitter for updates throughout the day. (You’ll also want to follow @Philly311 and @PhiladelphiaGov.) Note that pretty much all attractions in the city are closed today. Some restaurants and bars are staying open; if you’re looking to find out which ones, your best bet is the #OpenInPHL hashtag on Twitter. Stay dry and stay safe.

February 21, 2012

Philadelphia Eagles Player Nnamdi Asomugha And Grammy-Winning Duo Dre and Vidal Headline The 2012 Class of Philly 360 Creative Ambassadors

Sister site Philly 360° recently introduced the 2012 class of Creative Ambassadors and this year’s list is full of creative and inspiring Philadelphians who are making waves in music, visual art, dance, business and sports, all while representing Philly to the fullest. The new group includes the Philadelphia Eagles’ Nnamdi Asomugha, Grammy winners Dre and […]

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February 2, 2011

From Philly 360: Legendary DJ Jazzy Jeff And Grammy-Nominated Producers Carvin & Ivan Headline This Year’s Lineup of Philly 360 Creative Ambassadors

Last night, Philly 360° formally announced the new class of 2011 Creative Ambassadors. The legendary DJ Jazzy Jeff and the production duo Carvin & Ivan lead this year’s group of musicians, DJs, producers, dancers and artists, who are trendsetters in their respective fields and represent Philly to the fullest. The 2011 group joins previous Philly […]

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January 11, 2011

The Flyers Get A Special-Edition, Stan Lee-Created Comic Book Superhero

Legendary comic book writer Stan Lee has created superheroes for each team in the NHL as part of the league’s Guardian Project, a creative partnership between the NHL and SLG Entertainment. Each hero has a custom design and set of unique super powers that best represent its team. The Philadelphia Flyers’ hero, appropriately named “The […]

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December 3, 2010

Electric Cars Coming to Philadelphia: PhillyCarShare and Zipcar To Add 18 New Electric Vehicles to Their Collective Fleet

Governor Rendell and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection recently announced that the City of Philadelphia’s Office of Sustainability is set to receive a $140,000 Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant to purchase and install chargers for 20 electric vehicles in Philadelphia. The chargers will serve 18 electric cars that PhillyCarShare and Zipcar will add to their […]

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November 18, 2010

The Philadelphia Eagles Announce Plans To Make Lincoln Financial Field The Greenest Stadium In The World

The Eagles don’t just wear green, they really want to be green. Lincoln Financial Field, recently named the NFL’s most vegetarian-friendly stadium, will soon be the world’s first major sports stadium to convert to completely self-generated renewable energy. The Eagles today announced a groundbreaking plan to power “The Linc” through a combination of wind, solar […]

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