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Philadelphia’s Ukrainian diaspora puts a unique spin on holiday classic in solidarity with Ukraine

The Ukrainian community in Philadelphia is the second-largest in the United States. As members of the diaspora celebrated the holidays with a special Ukrainian version of “The Nutcracker,” they reflected on a year of worry and solidarity.

Nancy Sharabarin hands money to a customer buying strawberries at the Saturday farmers market as business opens up with a successful vaccination campaign in Portland, Oregon, Saturday, June 5, 2021.

There’s still time for canning, preserving and freezing excess fruits and veggies

A woman sits on a bench in jail.

Mothers in prison aren’t likely to see their families this Thanksgiving — or any other day

Hadi Jasim was an Iraqi translator for the US military. Now he's a "global guide" at the Penn Museum in Philadelphia.

This Philadelphia museum hired Iraqi and Syrian refugees as tour guides for its Middle East gallery

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Activists dressed up as characters from "The Handmaid's Tale" are shown back lit from a low perspective.

The red cloak of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ is becoming a symbol for reproductive rights

People stand on side of road in front of trees holding signs; one reads "Shut Down Berks"

Despite losing its state child care license — and years of claims of abuses — an immigrant family detention center in Pennsylvania made room for more families


Advocates say the state is turning a blind eye to violations of state law by allowing the Berks County Residential Center to remain in operation.

Bassetts ice cream counter in Philadelphia’s Reading Terminal Market. Started in 1861, Bassetts is America’s oldest existing ice cream brand.

Philadelphia ice cream is a luxury in China … with a scoop of import tax

What’s it like to deal with a tariff? Ask a Philadelphia ice cream maker who exports to China.

Design High

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The Charter High School for Architecture and Design in Philadelphia trains its students to become designers and product creators instead of consumers.

Form in Art

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Producer Peter Clowney visits the 30th anniversary of a workshop at the Philadelphia Museum of Art where blind artists create touchable art.

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A new art project organized by the Print Center of Philadelphia models itself on an outdoor advertising campaign, taking its art to billboards, coffee cups, and bus shelters.