For this week’s Present Value post, we’re filling you in on Memorial Day happenings in Philly and catching you up on the latest from ESI.
Happy Memorial Day from all of us at ESI!
Events and Activities Around Philly
Things to Do in Greater Philadelphia for Memorial Day Weekend 2023
Free Admission at the National Constitution Center from May 27 – 29, 2023
The National Constitution Center
Parks on Tap takes over Clark Park from May 24 – 29, 2023
Parks on Tap
12th Annual Philadelphia Latino Film Festival runs from May 28 – July 9
Philadelphia Latino Film Festival
The Latest from Present Value
Congestion Pricing in New York: How Will it Work?
By Sam Sklar, Director
Discussing the Future of Cities with Gina Lavery
By Mike Daly, Business Development Manager
How Can we Convince the Public that a College Degree is Still Worth it?
By Dr. Elmore Alexander, Senior Advisor
Can your Downtown Benefit from Office Conversions?
By Dr. David Stanek, Director
The Philly Tree Plan: Sowing the Seeds of a Greener, More Sustainable City
By Melissa Wright, Associate Director
ICYMI: Critical Issues Facing Higher Education
In April and May of 2023, ESI presented a series of weekly webinars addressing critical issues facing the higher education sector. Below are links to each of the recorded sessions.
Anchoring Innovation Ecosystems, featuring Bernadine Hawes
Runtime: 28 minutes
Supplier Diversity on Campus, featuring Angela Dowd-Burton
Runtime: 25 minutes
Organizational Leadership in Uncertain Times, featuring Dr. Curtis Gregory
Runtime: 29 minutes
Sustainability, featuring Robert Fleming and Raymond Barclay
Runtime: 30 minutes
The Bottom-line Case for Energy Efficiency, featuring Dan Garofalo
Runtime: 29 minutes
In the News
The New Exhibit at Philly’s Historic Germantown Looks at Race and Class Through the Ground-breaking 1946 Children’s Book ‘Bright April’
By Valerie Russ, The Philadelphia Inquirer
Wilmington’s Grand Prix Returns for its 15th Year this Weekend
By Johnny Perez-Gonzalez, WHYY
List Extra: Greater Philadelphia’s Top Tourist Attractions Brought in More than 20M Visitors in 2022
By Todd Romero, Philadelphia Business Journal
Liberty Bell, Longwood Gardens Among Destinations Awarded Michelin Stars in New Philadelphia Guidebook
By Emma Dooling, Philadelphia Business Journal
Hybrid Work is Here to Stay. These Philly Business Leaders say ‘We Should Stop Complaining’
By Lizzy McLellan Ravitch, The Philadelphia Inquirer
Public Transit Gets the Swiftie Bump
By Diana Ionescu, Planetizen