Arielle Johnson at Ignite Philly Photo by Kevin Monko Ariell Johnson was shaking. Johnson is opening a comic book shop cafe called Amalgam Comics in Kensington. Below, find more highlights from the event. And excuse our lateness, we blame Philly Tech Week presented by Comcast, which came right after Ignite and kept our editorial team a bit stretched. Amber Levin and her children, dressed up in their Krampuslauf costumes. The Spring Garden Street Greenway team quoted that data as they explained why and how they wanted to beautify the dilapidated and dangerous street that cuts across the whole city.
Twenty-one percent of all crashes on Spring Garden involve bikes, they said. Their plan is to make the street not life-threateningly scary. This time, it went to Rachel Ford of sewing education program Made Studios. Timaree Schmit at Ignite Philly Timaree Schmit, a Ph. Her calls to action: Tell people what you fucking want. Listen to what they fucking want. Photo by Kevin Monko Best Comedic Relief Sometimes, after a series of inspirational and moving talks, you just wanna laugh.
Speaking in more puns than we thought humanly possible, the developer explained how to make Tom Cruise look taller. Hold out for the video. But we let Patrice Banks get away with it because this one felt warranted.
Sterling Duns at Ignite Philly In another unique Ignite Philly move, he dropped references as wide-ranging as bell hooks, Maya Angelou and Master Splinter. Yes, from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Ignite Philly has been on a bit of local politics kick PlanPhilly editor and political mover-and-shaker Jon Geeting spoke at the last one. We can own our city and we can change our city and we can support the young politics movement.