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.


per month

Billed month-to-month

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

Why we launched membership

Support local journalism is the only independent news organization reporting on the densest, most influential business corridor in the world. We report in four local markets in the Mid-Atlantic, including Philadelphia, Delaware, Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

We've built a news site that's not dependent on ads, and your support helps to continue that.

Engage with our newsroom

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).

Examples of our most impactful journalism

By Stephen Babcock

By Editorial Board

All Cities


By Christopher Wink

By Holly Quinn

By Roberto Torres




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

Ellen Weber

Exec Dir, Robin Hood Ventures 

Exec Dir, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute, Temple University


"I’ve been getting the email updates and reading the articles for months now and [the price] is nothing for this type and quality of content."

Christopher Van de Verg

Principal, Van de Verg Law Office

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

Pat Woods

Customer Support Specialist, Linode

Become a member today

Your 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:

  • Exclusive monthly members email
  • Opportunity to be featured in Member Spotlight articles on

  • Quarterly happy hours at HQ  
  • Special offers and discounts from and partners

Click this icon to see an example of each benefit 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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