9 hours ago

Fire at “Vox” building does little damage, no bodily harm but closes the building for unknown period of time

Early this morning a fire in the 319 N. 11th St. building (the socalled “Vox” building) brought Fire Department personnel, and later, the Department of Licenses and Inspection personnel to the building that houses eight alternative artist-run galleries and some small businesses.

    Fire at "Vox" building does little damage, no bodily harm but closes the building for unknown period of time
    Fire at "Vox" building does little damage, no bodily harm but closes the building for unknown period of time This news of a fire in the Vox building came in too late for our regular Tuesday News Post, but we pass it along to alert you to the sad story.
    http://www.theartblog.org

18 hours ago

Fire Sparks In Artist Workspace In Callowhill

The fire broke out just before 2 a.m. Tuesday on the 300 block of North 11th Street.

    Fire Sparks In Artist Workspace In Callowhill
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - An artist workspace in Callowhill caught fire overnight, but artists working inside were able to get out safely. The fire broke out just before 2 a.m. Tuesday on the 300 block of North 11th Street. Firefighters tell CBS3 they contained the fire to an outside fire escape and there were no injuries.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

33 hours ago

Philadelphia parents given more time to enroll children in free pre-K

This week the Education Center at 440 North Broad Street is accepting applications from 8:30 a.m. until 7 p.m.

    More time given for Philly pre-K enrollment
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW BREAKING NEWS Action News 3pm LIVE UPDATE TOP VIDEOS BREAKING NEWS Action News 3pm LIVE UPDATE Philadelphia parents have extra time to sign their children up for free pre-K. The school district is offering extended enrollment hours. This week the Education Center at 440 North Broad Street is accepting applications from 8:30 a.m.
    http://6abc.com

36 hours ago

Boris at Union Transfer on 10/28/2017 08:30 PM EDT

1026 Spring Garden St.

    Boris - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - October 28th, 2017
    "We don't feel comfortable calling Dear a return to our slow and heavy style," says Tokyo's amplifier worshiping experimental metal institution Boris. "We've been heavy since day one." And it's true.
    http://www.utphilly.com

36 hours ago

Gary Numan at Union Transfer on 12/06/2017 08:30 PM EST

1026 Spring Garden St.

    Gary Numan - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - December 6th, 2017
    'There are still people trying to work out what a genius Gary Numan is.' Prince ' I was always impressed by the way Gary Numan found his own voice-and it was unusual-but it was unmistakably him and boldly him. I see me doing what I learned from him.'
    http://www.utphilly.com

38 hours ago

Quicksand at Union Transfer on 09/22/2017 08:30 PM EDT

1026 Spring Garden St.

    Quicksand - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - September 22nd, 2017
    Volatile Progressive Grunge band with distinct Hardcore leanings. QUICKSAND would prove highly influential on the major Nu-Metal acts that would follow in their wake. The band was rooted in the New York Hardcore scene with vocalist Walter Schreifels credited with membership of both YOUTH OF TODAY and GORILLA BISCUITS, guitarist Tom Capone a member of BOLD, bass player Sergio Vega an ex-member of ABSOLUTION and drummer Alan Cage with BEYOND.
    http://www.utphilly.com

47 hours ago

bartholmy posted 1 photo to Flickr:

2 days ago

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2 days ago

  • Yearbook 2018

    Mr. Kringe is asking for $1182.98:
    My students need supplies and cameras for a great yearbook!
    Ben Franklin High School Comment

4 days ago

Support the Rail Park Construction

...Center City District (CCD) broke ground on Phase 1 of the Rail Park. Stretching from Broad Street at Noble to Callowhill between 11th and 12th Streets, this historic quarter mile will soon become our...

    Support the Rail Park Construction
    In October 2016, the Center City District (CCD) broke ground on Phase 1 of the Rail Park. Stretching from Broad Street at Noble to Callowhill between 11th and 12th Streets, this historic quarter mile will soon become our city's newest elevated public park, with a distinctive design that celebrates Philadelphia's industrial past and cultural heritage.
    http://planphilly.com

4 days ago

Liam Gallagher at Union Transfer on 11/30/2017 08:30 PM EST

1026 Spring Garden St.

    Liam Gallagher - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - November 30th, 2017
    Liam Gallagher - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - November 30th, 2017
    http://www.utphilly.com

4 days ago

SPHAS

Philadelphia Jewish Archives Center, 615 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia.

Site of the Broadwood Hotel (SPHAS Historical Marker), 320 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia.

    Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia
    In 1917, a group of Jewish high school graduates in Philadelphia formed a basketball team that competed against other local teams. Affiliated with the Young Men's Hebrew Association (YMHA) at first, the team soon became known as the SPHAS (South Philadelphia Hebrew Association) after the YMHA withdrew its sponsorship because it considered the sport too violent.
    http://philadelphiaencyclopedia.org

5 days ago

Council passes dozens of bills in pre-summer crunch

The bill stipulates that the city’s rent to developer Bart Blatstein for an initial nine-year period will cover debt service for renovations and repairs to the 400 N. Broad St. building, up to $15.6 million a year. After that initial term, the city has an option to acquire the building.

    Council passes dozens of bills in pre-summer crunch
    Before its annual summer hiatus from hearings, City Council approved dozens of bills Thursday including the lease for a new police headquarters, plans for West Philadelphia Schuylkill Yards development and funding for Mayor Kenney's Rebuild initiative. - Tricia L. Nadolny, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

5 days ago

715 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19123 posted 1 photo to Fotella:

5 days ago

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6 days ago

Ariel Pink at Union Transfer on 11/03/2017 08:30 PM EDT

1026 Spring Garden St.

    Ariel Pink - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - November 3rd, 2017
    Los Angeles's prodigal songwriting son Ariel Pink shares his eleventh studio album, Dedicated to Bobby Jameson, September 15. The album's title makes a direct and heartfelt reference to a real-life L.A. musician, long presumed dead, who resurfaced online in 2007 after 35 reclusive years to pen his autobiography and tragic life story in a series of blogs and YouTube tirades.
    http://www.utphilly.com

Jun 20

Langhorne Slim at Union Transfer on 09/28/2017 08:30 PM EDT

1026 Spring Garden St.

    Langhorne Slim - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - September 28th, 2017
    Sometimes, truth can't be explained. But it can be felt, running wild through a song. "I don't want to tame myself. I want to be wild," says Langhorne Slim. "If I can continue to refine the wildness but never suffocate or tame it, then I'm on the right path.
    http://www.utphilly.com

Jun 20

The Strumbellas at Union Transfer on 11/10/2017 08:30 PM EST

1026 Spring Garden St.

    The Strumbellas - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - November 10th, 2017
    When a crowd is feverishly singing along with the last chorus upon first listen, you know it's a song that connects. This is what happens when The Strumbellas play 'Spirits' live for the first time, the first single from their new album, Hope (released April 22nd).
    http://www.utphilly.com

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