HERE shows you local news about where you are. Walk around Philadelphia and receive stories about nearby art openings, the latest architecture critiques and recent real estate developments written by experienced journalists. These arent breaking news alertstheyre on-your-block alerts.
Brought to you by the Lenfest Local Lab, and powered by some of The Philadelphia Inquirers best reporters, the app delivers you news based on your real-time location. Its an app that lets local news find you.
Youll receive news notifications about places as you pass by them. Here are the types of stories the app will send you:
Architecture: When youre passing a park in Old City that's slated for redevelopment, youll receive a story about how that plan will play out for neighbors and city residents.
Arts: If you walk past a new mural, well send you a story about the artist and how their work adds to the cultural fabric of our city.
Real Estate: If a new apartment building or grocery store is coming to your neighborhood, youll know when you walk by that ground is being broken.
Alerting you to news stories that have been written about places you pass by can help you stay up to speed on whats happening in your own backyard.
Wed love to hear what you think about the app. Reach out to us anytime under Settings > Share Your Feedback, Tweet us @lenfestlab or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Also, if youre a local news organization that would like a similar app in your city, let us know. Wed love to help this idea take root in your area.