11 hours ago

Rhythm and Blues

Metropolitan Opera House, 858 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia.

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Uptown Theater, 2227 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia.

    Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia
    With its large and diverse African American population and long tradition of black popular and religious music, Philadelphia became a hotbed of the new rhythm and blues style that emerged from jazz, blues, and gospel music in the 1940s and 1950s.
    http://philadelphiaencyclopedia.org

13 hours ago

The Muscle-Burning Class You Need to Add to Your Workout Bucket List

...T. class at Fairmount’s Roots Athletics, a martial arts gym on the corner of Brandywine and 21st that’s been open for about nine months, and owner and instructor Levi LaLonde demonstrated...

    The Muscle-Burning Class You Need to Add to Your Workout Bucket List
    Jot this down on your to-do list: Roots Athletic's F.I.T. class. I am not a coordinated human. When assigning spirit animals in happy hour conversation, my friends have labeled me a flying squirrel. Because I am the opposite of coordinated - I am a Kirk from Gilmore Girls-level spastic creature who gets compared to a flying squirrel WAY too often.
    http://www.phillymag.com

14 hours ago

Best Boozy Brunches in Philadelphia

2301 Fairmount Avenue, Fairmount

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3420 Sansom Street, University City

637 N 3rd Street, Northern Liberties

15 S 3rd Street, Old City

48 S 11th Street, South Philly

    Best Boozy Brunches in Philadelphia | Philly PR Girl
    Brunch is not just a meal. It is something that you plan your weekend around, especially for mornings that seem impossible without the hair of the dog. The combination of bacon, eggs and mimosas is simply one that cannot be beat. So for all of our fellow brunch fanatics, we've ...
    http://phillyprgirl.com

15 hours ago

Updated Aug. 25th

Sep. 11-           Grands as Parents hosts luncheon marking 21st year at the View, 800 N. Broad St., 2-6 p.m. Guest speaker State Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams. For info and tickets: Eileen Brown (215) 236-5848.

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Aug. 26-          AFSCME DC 47 PEOPLE Committee hosts Fish Fry at Lou & Choo’s 2101 W. Hunting Park Ave., 5-9 p.m. Tickets $10. For info: Candido Silva (215) 921-0164, Dorothea Wilson (215) 893-3765, Donnell Martin (215) 893-3728, Vanessa L. Fields (215) 893-3726.

Aug. 26-          Congressional candidate James Jones hosts Fundraiser at Phila. Marine Ctr., Dave & Buster’s, 219 N. Columbus Blvd., 7-10 p.m. Beverages & snacks. Donations $1,000, $500, $250, $100 (paypal.me/JonesForCongress). For info: Steve Slade (302) 464-9042 or sslade207@gmail.com.

Aug. 27—Make It Healthy Man’s World sponsored by Sen. Vincent Hughes in conjunction with Gateway Health, Mercy Hospital, and Mt. Pisgah AME Church at 428 N. 41st. from 8:30 am. For info call 215-879-7777.

Aug. 28-          RCC hosts 32nd Billy Meehan Clambake at Cannstatter Volksfest Verein, 9130 Academy Rd., 4-8 p.m., Special VIP Reception 6 p.m. with special guest N.J...

...735-1060. Checks payable to Phila. Republican City Committee, mail to Michael A. Cibik, Esq., 1500 Walnut St., Su. 900, Phila., PA 19102 or Lauren Vasper. Vendor spots available...

Aug. 31-          State Rep. Pam DeLissio hosts Policy Pow-Wow on child sex-abuse and abortion legislation at 6511 Ridge Ave., 7-8:30 p.m. Light refreshments, BYOB. To RSVP: (215) 482-8726.

Sep. 10-           Councilman Derek Green hosts “A Starry Night at the Johnson House, 6306 Germantown Ave., 7-10 p.m. Tickets $50. Checks payable to “The Green Fund,”” P.O. Box 4984, Phila., PA 19119 on online www.dereksgreen.com/contribute. RSVP: Kelly Bauer kbauer1122@gmail.com or (610) 217-3751.

Sep. 27-           Asian American Chamber of Commerce hosts Award Banquet at Sheraton-University City, 3549 Chestnut St., 5:30 p.m. Tickets $65. For info: (215) 642-2333.

Oct. 6-             1492 Soc. Hosts Dinner at Galdo’s Catering & Entertainment, 1933 W. Moyamensing Ave. For info: Marie Beren (215) 686-3458.

Oct. 13-           Republican 57th & 65th Wards host Fundraiser at Ashburner Inn, 2nd fl., 8400 Torresdale Ave., 6-9 p.m. Beer, wine, beverages, wings, pizza, pasta, roast beef & special guest appearances. Tickets $40, Sponsors $200. Cash or credit at door.

Oct. 15-           Ducky Birts Foundation hosts Scholarship Banquet at 1st Dist. Plaza, 3801 Market St., 6-10 p.m. Sponsored by Brown’s ShopRite. For info: (215) 242-l220.

    Updated Aug. 25th
    Aug. 26- AFSCME DC 47 PEOPLE Committee hosts Fish Fry at Lou & Choo's 2101 W. Hunting Park Ave., 5-9 p.m. Tickets $10. For info: Candido Silva (215) 921-0164, Dorothea Wilson (215) 893-3765, Donnell Martin (215) 893-3728, Vanessa L. Fields (215) 893-3726. Aug. 26- Congressional candidate James Jones hosts Fundraiser at Phila.
    http://www.phillyrecord.com

31 hours ago

Things To Do: Pop-Ups, Cemetery Flicks & Food Trucks

Location: The Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, 19130

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Location: Laurel Hill Cemetery’s Gatehouse entrance, 3822 Ridge Ave, 19132

The Food Trust is setting up shop under the I-95 overpass at Front Street and Snyder Avenue. Come hungry for:Arepas from Delicias / Korean fusion from My Four Suns / Picanha from Rio Brazilian Steak Truck

    Things To Do: Pop-Ups, Cemetery Flicks & Food Trucks
    Night Market: Under 95 The Food Trust is setting up shop under the I-95 overpass at Front Street and Snyder Avenue.
    http://campusphilly.org

42 hours ago

Philly principals likely to follow teachers into labor limbo

Philadelphia School District headquarters at Broad and Spring Garden streets. (Emma Lee/WHYY)

    Philly principals likely to follow teachers into labor limbo
    With a week left until their current labor deal expires, Philadelphia's public school principals and administrators are increasingly likely to begin the school year without a contract. The existing agreement between Teamsters Local 502 of the Commonwealth Association of School Administrators - which represents administrators along with a smattering of other school employees - and the School District of Philadelphia ends Aug.
    http://www.newsworks.org

2 days ago

History is Scary Real, Too

2027 Fairmount Avenue

    The Tour Guide Chronicles | Eastern State Penitentiary
    I'm sure most everyone has heard the old saying "truth is stranger than fiction," but is that really the case? This October, Eastern State Penitentiary is going to give you the chance to decide for yourself!
    http://www.easternstate.org

2 days ago

The Budweiser Clydesdale Philly Schedule & Made In America Street Closures Info

2120 Fairmount Ave – THIS THURSDAY 8/25 6PM

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1426-28 Chestnut Street

7544 Frankford Ave.

1521 Locust Street

    The Budweiser Clydesdale Philly Schedule & Made In America Street Closures Info | Philly Chit Chat
    August 23, 2016 by HughE Dillon Budweiser Made in America Concert Street Closures AND Clydesdale Meet and Greet The Budweiser Made in America Concert will take place on the Parkway this Labor Day Weekend, Saturday, 9/3 and Sunday, 9/4 from 12pm to 12am each day. There will be extensive street closings as is every year.
    http://www.phillychitchat.com

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3 days ago

16+ Excellent Events This Week In Philly, August 22-28

Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

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XFINITY Live!, 1100 Pattison Avenue

Hotel Monaco, 433 Chestnut Street

Where:Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, 1914, 1020 South Street

Where:Clark Park, 4398 Chester Avenue

    16+ Excellent Events This Week in Philly, August 22-28
    The Centennial Celebration of the National Parks Service, Smooth Jazz Summer Nights, Philadelphia Jerk Festival and more... As summer draws to a close, there are plenty of cool ways to make the most of your warm-weather time this week. Penn's Landing and Xfinity Live!
    http://www.uwishunu.com

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4 days ago

  • Classroom Essentials!

    Ms. Shello is asking for $452.51:
    My students need a lot of the basics in our classroom so that we have the opportunity to add creativity into our learning!
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5 days ago

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6 days ago

Top 10 Ways To Celebrate Labor Day Weekend In Philadelphia

Where:Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

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Where:Parks on Tap, 1500 Pattison Avenue

Where:Lincoln Financial Field, 1020 Pattison Avenue

Where:Clark Park, 4398 Chester Avenue

Where:The Franklin Institute, 222 N. 20th Street

Where:Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard

    Top 10 Ways To Celebrate Labor Day Weekend In Philadelphia
    Looking to keep busy over Labor Day weekend in Philly? You're in luck. There are a ton of great events happening all over Philadelphia to mark the holiday weekend. Parks on Tap, a roving beer garden, takes up residency at FDR Park for five full days of food, drinks and even an outdoor yoga class on Saturday.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

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Aug 18

Tonight Picks: A Duo Of Parks On Tap, Free Admission To The Barnes Foundation And More

Where:Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

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Where:City Hall Courtyard, 1 S. 15th Street

Where:Penn Treaty Park, 1341 N. Delaware Avenue

Where:Evil Genius Brew Garden, 1731-1733 N. Front Street

Where:Great Plaza at Penn's Landing, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:The Fillmore, 29 E. Allen Street

Where:WHYY Inc, 150 S. 6th Street

    Tonight Picks: A Duo Of Parks On Tap, Free Admission To The Barnes Foundation And More
    Photo by C. Smyth for Visit Philadelphia Spend your Thursday night at beer gardens, parks, movie nights and more... Summer nights are chock-full of great events in Philadelphia. Tonight, Parks on Tap - the city's popular traveling beer garden - pops up at two different locations for plenty of outdoor eating and drinking.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

Aug 18

Updated August 18th

Sep. 11-           Grands as Parents hosts luncheon marking 21st year at the View, 800 N. Broad St., 2-6 p.m. Guest speaker State Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams. For info and tickets: Eileen Brown (215) 236-5848.

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Aug. 18-          State Rep. Joanna McClinton hosts House Committee Hearing on “Ending the Pipeline to Prison” at Richard Allen Sch., 2601 S 58th St., 10-11:40 a.m.

Aug. 20-          Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell & Youma Ba host Echoes of Africa Breakfast & Award Ceremony at Phila. Zoo, 34th St. & Girard Ave., 8:30-10 a.m.

Aug. 26-          AFSCME DC 47 PEOPLE Committee hosts Fish Fry at Lou & Choo’s 2101 W. Hunting Park Ave., 5-9 p.m. Tickets $10. For info: Candido Silva (215) 921-0164, Dorothea Wilson (215) 893-3765, Donnell Martin (215) 893-3728, Vanessa L. Fields (215) 893-3726.

Aug. 28-          RCC hosts 32nd Billy Meehan Clambake at Cannstatter Volksfest Verein, 9130 Academy Rd., 4-8 p.m., Special VIP Reception 6 p.m. with special guest N.J...

...735-1060. Checks payable to Phila. Republican City Committee, mail to Michael A. Cibik, Esq., 1500 Walnut St., Su. 900, Phila., PA 19102 or Lauren Vasper. Vendor spots available...

Aug. 31-          State Rep. Pam DeLissio hosts Policy Pow-Wow on child sex-abuse and abortion legislation at 6511 Ridge Ave., 7-8:30 p.m. Light refreshments, BYOB. To RSVP: (215) 482-8726

Sep. 10-           Councilman Derek Green hosts “A Starry Night at the Johnson House, 6306 Germantown Ave., 7-10 p.m. Tickets $50. Checks payable to “The Green Fund,”” P.O. Box 4984, Phila., PA 19119 on online www.dereksgreen.com/contribute. RSVP: Kelly Bauer kbauer1122@gmail.com or (610) 217-3751.

Sep. 27-           Asian American Chamber of Commerce hosts Award Banquet at Sheraton-University City, 3549 Chestnut St., 5:30 p.m. Tickets $65. For info: (215) 642-2333.

Oct. 6-             1492 Soc. Hosts Dinner at Galdo’s Catering & Entertainment, 1933 W. Moyamensing Ave. For info: Marie Beren (215) 686-3458.

Oct. 13-           Republican 57th & 65th Wards host Fundraiser at Ashburner Inn, 2nd fl., 8400 Torresdale Ave., 6-9 p.m. Beer, wine, beverages, wings, pizza, pasta, roast beef & special guest appearances. Tickets $40, Sponsors $200. Cash or credit at door.

Oct. 15-           Ducky Birts Foundation hosts Scholarship Banquet at 1st Dist. Plaza, 3801 Market St., 6-10 p.m. Sponsored by Brown’s ShopRite. For info: (215) 242-l220.

    Updated August 18th
    Aug. 18- State Rep. Joanna McClinton hosts House Committee Hearing on "Ending the Pipeline to Prison" at Richard Allen Sch., 2601 S 58 th St., 10-11:40 a.m. Aug. 19- Echoes of Africa Diplomatic Reception at City Hall Council Chambers, Rm. 400, 6-7 p.m., dinner Caucus Rm. 401, 7-8:30 p.m. Aug.
    http://www.phillyrecord.com

Aug 11

Updated Aug 17

Some Philly pools close tomorrow: List of 2016 dates

Francisville (1737 Francis St., 19130)

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Lackman (1101 Bartlett St., 19115) 

Northern Liberties (321 Fairmount Ave., 19123)

Lederer (1219-25 E. Montgomery Ave., 19125)

Heitzman (2136 Castor Ave., 19134)

Houseman (5091 Summerdale Ave., 19124)

Simpson (1010 Arrott St., 19124)

Pickett (5700 Wayne Ave, 19144)

CB Moore (2551 N. 22nd St., 19132)

Penrose (1101 W. Susquehanna Rd., 19122)

Anderson (740 S. 17th St., 19146)

Tustin (5901 W. Columbia Ave., 19151) 

Fox Chase (7901 Ridgeway St., 19111)

Schmidt (113 W. Ontario St., 19140)

Scanlon (1099 E. Tioga St., 19134)

Morris Estate (1610 W. Chelten Ave., 19126)

Gathers (2501 Diamond St., 19121)

Shuler (3000 N. 27th St., 19132)

Sacks (400 Washington Ave., 19147)

39th and Olive (700 N. 39th St., 19104)

Hancock (1401 N. Hancock St., 19122)

Piccoli (1501 E. Bristol Ave., 19124) 

Hunting Park (900 W. Hunting Park Ave., 19140) 

Jardel (1400 Cottman Ave., 19111) 

Cohox (2901 Cedar St., 19134) 

Ziehler (200-64 E. Olney Ave., 19120) 

Dendy (1501-39 N. 10th St., 19122) 

East Poplar (820 N. 8th St., 19123) 

Ford (609 Snyder Ave., 19148) 

Stinger Square (3200 Dickinson St. , 19146) 

Cobbs Creek (280 Cobbs Creek Pkwy., 19139)

McVeigh (400-64 E. Ontario St., 19134)

Amos (1817 N. 16th St., 19121)

Ridgway (1301 Carpenter St., 19147) 

Christy (728 S. 55th St., 19143) 

Jacobs (4500 Linden Ave., 19114) 

American Legion (6201 Torresdale Ave, 19135) 

Lonnie Young (1100 E. Chelten Ave., 19138) 

Athletic (1400 N. 26th St., 19121) 

Murphy (300 W. Shunk St., 19148) 

Barry (1800 Johnston St., 19145) 

Myers (5803 Kingsessing Ave., 19143)

Cherashore (851 W. Olney Ave., 19120) 

12th and Cambria (2901 N. 12th St., 19133) 

Chew (1800 Washington Ave., 19146) 

Mill Creek (5100 Parrish St., 19139) 

Shepard (5700 Haverford Ave., 19131)

Vogt (4131 Unruh Ave., 19135) 

Bridesburg (4601 Richmond St., 19137) 

MLK (2101 Cecil B. Moore Ave., 19121) 

Kingsessing (4901 Kingsessing Ave., 19143) 

Lawncrest (6000 Rising Sun Ave., 19111) 

Pleasant (6720 Boyer St., 19119) 

Max Myers (1601 Hellerman St., 19149) 

Samuel (3459 Gaul St., 19134) 

Feltonville (231-37 E. Wyoming Ave., 19120) 

Kendrick (5822 Ridge Ave., 19128) 

Awbury (6101 Ardleigh St., 19138) 

Mander (2140 N. 33rd St., 19121) 

Vare (2600 Morris St, 19145) 

Lee (4328 Haverford Ave., 19104) 

Sayre  (5835 Spruce St., 19139) 

    Some Philly pools close tomorrow: List of 2016 dates
    Philadelphia is in the middle of a heat wave, with a scorching weekend on tap, but some of the city's public pools will close before the hottest weather hits. Philadelphia's 70 free public pools (the most per-capita of any city in the country) begin to shut down for the season on Friday, just as temperatures are set to soar, with triple-digit heat indices forecasted for Saturday and Sunday.
    http://www.philly.com

  • I love children and would love to be a lifeguard in any one of the pools......if I could swim. I'm sure I would be turned down if I contacted the city. However, if you are saying that the city would take anyone to be a lifeguard, then the problem's already solved. Dennis, need I remind you that closing of the pools in such hot weather is no sarcastic matter but a very serious one.

  • Gina, I am in total agreement with you. Furthermore, the city does this every year.
    Why not hire as Gina has stated, it would give the teens a nice summer job and they could work up to Labor Day. Gina's thoughts are excellent and I hope and pray the powers that be take heed.

    KUDOS Gina

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