Billed month-to-month is the guide for your city’s future.  

Become a member to support local journalism, connect more deeply with our communities and engage with our newsroom.


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Journalism, particularly local community journalism, is vital to dynamic and vibrant cities.

Why we're launching membership is the only independent news organization reporting on the densest, most influential business corridor in the world. We report in five local markets in the Mid-Atlantic, including Brooklyn, Philadelphia, Delaware, Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

You get expanded journalism about your community and members-first access to reporting that helps you do your job and be a better citizen.

Your support will help increase the amount of investigative journalism we're able to produce.

Support local journalism

Engage with our news team

Access can be just as important as information. You'll be able to offer feedback to key members of our staff.

Invitation to annual members-only events (details to be announced after launch).

"So happy to be one of the first to support. Love your mission."

"[Becoming a member] was an easy decision. Why? When I switched careers from teaching, became the glue that put everything together for me."

Ellen Weber

Exec Dir, Robin Hood Ventures 

Exec Dir, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute, Temple University


Communications Specialist, PromptWorks

Principal, Van de Verg Law Office

"I’ve been getting the email updates and reading the articles for months now and $12/mo is nothing for this type and quality of content."

Pat Woods

Christopher Van de Verg

Become a member today

Your early support will shape our membership offering by creating a feedback loop that starts with us knowing our most engaged readers and ends with your active participation in what membership can become.

Membership includes:

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  • Exclusive monthly members email
  • Opportunity to be featured in member spotlight articles on
  • Invitation to annual members-only events in each city

  • VIP access to select events
  • Exclusive, fun perks like our Membership Mixtape
  • Special offers and discounts from and partners is a partner in the Philadelphia Independent Media Coalition, a group of local news organizations working together to strengthen and promote news memberships, supported by a grant from the Lenfest Institute.

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