44 min ago

Delve into the whimsical art of #fraktur with two unique lectures this Saturday....

Delve into the whimsical art of #fraktur with two unique lectures this Saturday. http://ow.ly/JPQpX

44 min ago

TreePhilly's spring yard tree registration is now open!

TreePhilly's spring yard tree registration is now open!

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Thank you to all of the wonderful families who helped us celebrate this amazing...

Thank you to all of the wonderful families who helped us celebrate this amazing day! The Museum was full of flowing capes, pretty tiaras, fearsome eye patches, exciting activities and more.

2 hours ago

Habiba is hosting an Egyptian Dance Workshop this Saturday at the Performance Ga...

Habiba is hosting an Egyptian Dance Workshop this Saturday at the Performance Garage

4 hours ago

Did you know that we sell #Tshirts, #bags & #FairmountPark #maps at Smith? Ask...

Did you know that we sell #Tshirts, #bags & #FairmountPark #maps at Smith? Ask about our #merchandise on your next visit! #SmithPlays

4 hours ago

This community now closes 31 streets to through traffic, turning them into #play...

This community now closes 31 streets to through traffic, turning them into #playstreets:

4 hours ago

Inspired by embroidery in the Museum’s textile collection, Philadelphia artist S...

Inspired by embroidery in the Museum’s textile collection, Philadelphia artist Shelley Spector has created colorful sculptures for her upcoming exhibition, “#ShelleySpector: Keep the Home Fires Burning.” Join us as we celebrate its opening on March 5. http://ow.ly/IQl7U

4 hours ago

Maxfield Tower a Wrap on Parrish Street

We last visited the 1500 block of Parrish Street last summer, which when you consider the ice and snow and frigid temperatures of late...

...of lifetimes ago. Back then, in those toasty days, we brought a new project at 1526 Parrish St. to your attention. At that point, the four story building from Carmel Developments had just...

Around the corner, the 1600 block of Ogden Street

6 hours ago

This Friday (3/6) the renowned #TanglewoodMarionettes will bring the beloved #Ci...

This Friday (3/6) the renowned #TanglewoodMarionettes will bring the beloved #Cinderella to life for one night only at PTM. Get tickets now and enjoy show admission, refreshments & exclusive museum access ow.ly/JE26S

6 hours ago

"What if you could spot the signs and treat these kids when they were just babie...

"What if you could spot the signs and treat these kids when they were just babies? Parents may be the key to success."

6 hours ago

This Wednesday, join us for Target 1st Wed @ PTM when admission is only $2 p/per...

This Wednesday, join us for Target 1st Wed @ PTM when admission is only $2 p/person from 4-7p

6 hours ago

March is #WomensHistoryMonth, so this week’s #MoreArtMonday goes out to all the...

March is #WomensHistoryMonth, so this week’s #MoreArtMonday goes out to all the ladies.

6 hours ago

The Toughest Little Hut In Logan Square

...Berman Rothschild, who Kahn had previously worked with on the Biberman Building (now part of 600 North Broad), at 15th and Mt. Vernon Streets. Kahn hired his son Charles to manage the building...

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The “Avis Lot” at the southwest corner of 20th and Arch Street is a prime example of the many spiritless, underutilized properties in Center City West. However...

...district for the city. Its proximity to the large Philadelphia & Reading Railway Freight Yard at 23rd and Arch made it ideal for interested entrepreneurs. One of the speculators was Jacob C. Kahn, an...

...sales rooms–occupied by Max Paul’s Toyota Certified Central City–still stands today at 48th and Chestnut Street). For a brief period, Kahn’s real estate company focused on urban office development, but...

...20th Street stayed in continuous use for the next three decades. The adjacent lot at 2006-2010 Arch Streets was paved for surface parking in 1939 and divided into the lots 2012 Arch Street...

...2010 Arch Streets was paved for surface parking in 1939 and divided into the lots 2012 Arch Street in 1958 and 2014-18 Arch Street in 1962. That year, the City of Philadelphia...

...surface parking in 1939 and divided into the lots 2012 Arch Street in 1958 and 2014-18 Arch Street in 1962. That year, the City of Philadelphia considered using the parcels for a new...

...Linpro Company bought up the three lots, consolidated them, and cleared even more space at 2020-24 Arch to make room for a proposed 19-story office building under the designs of the...

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Philadelphia Theater Calendar: March 2015

Subject: Women. From Matisse’s Three Sisters Triptych. by Brenna Geffers. March 1, 2015. The Renegade Company at the Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. barnesfoundation.org.

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Private Lives. By Noël Coward. January 13–March 1, 2015. Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut Street. walnutstreettheatre.org.

Under the Skin. By Michael Hollinger. January 15-March 15, 2015. Arden Theatre Company, 40 N. Second Street. ardentheatre.org. World Premiere.

Mothers and Sons. By Terrence McNally. February 6-March 8, 2015. Philadelphia Theatre Company at Suzanne Roberts Theater, 480 S. Broad Street. philadelphiatheatrecompany.org.

Hold These Truths. By Jeanne Sakata. February 12-March 1, 2015. Plays & Players, 1714 Delancey Place.  playsandplayers.org.

Moon Cave. By Douglas Williams. March 4-22, 2014. Azuka Theatre at The Off-Broad Street Theatre, 1636 Sansom St.azukatheatre.org.

Merrily We Roll Along. By Stephen Sondheim (music and lyrics) and George Furth (book). Based on a play by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. March 12–22, 2015. Randall Theater, 2020 N. 13th Street. temple.edu/theater.

The Taming of the Shrew. By William Shakespeare. March 19-April 26, 2015. Lantern Theater Company, 923 Ludlow Street.  lanterntheater.org.

Hamlet. By William Shakespeare. March 25-April 19, 2015. The Wilma Theater, 265 S Broad Street. wilmatheater.org.

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23 hours ago

Looks like March is coming in like a lion. Take shelter with this fierce lion fr...

Looks like March is coming in like a lion. Take shelter with this fierce lion from our collection.

27 hours ago

Get out of the cold and stop by #PleaseTasteCafe for home-made #soups, personali...

Get out of the cold and stop by #PleaseTasteCafe for home-made #soups, personalized pasta and many more cozy spreads! #RediscoverPTM #StayWarm

29 hours ago

Join us for the course "Four Aspects of #ArtNouveau" and learn about this influe...

Join us for the course "Four Aspects of #ArtNouveau" and learn about this influential international movement. To purchase tickets, call the Ticket Center at 215-235-7469. http://ow.ly/JKg7d

31 hours ago

Pinky's Freebies has a few fun FREE chances for you to win a great time out with...

Pinky's Freebies has a few fun FREE chances for you to win a great time out with the family! We have The Original Harlem Globetrotters, Fancy Nancy & a PTM Birthday Party! ow.ly/JJM0L #Enter2Win

31 hours ago

March is Art Awareness month, which means art lovers need to share the love. Sha...

March is Art Awareness month, which means art lovers need to share the love. Share this message of love with your friends or text LoveArt to 202-22 to donate $5 and support the Museum. (Message and data rates may apply.) http://ow.ly/JKdav

32 hours ago

You have 9 new neighbors in your followed places, including…

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35 hours ago

10 Things to Do in Philly This Week

...Floca used to design his work. Wednesday, March 4, 10am, Free, Free Library of Philadelphia, 1901 Vine Street

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...flower park. Monday, March 2-Thursday, March 5, Various times, $15-32, Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street

...enjoy the sounds of local talent. Monday, March 2, 5:30pm, Free, World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut Street

...to the public. Monday, March 2, 7:30pm, Free, Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, 300 South Broad Street

...been so much fun. Tuesday, March 3, 7:30pm, $31.50-49.50, Merriam Theatre, 250 South Broad Street

...Opens Wednesday, March 4, 8:00pm, Pay what you can, The Off-Broad Street Theatre, 1636 Sansom Street

...called "legendary" by Billboard. Wednesday, March 4, 8:00pm, $35, Theatre of the Living Arts, 334 South Street

...just weeks before the national championship. Opens Thursday, March 5, 7:00pm, $32, Adrienne Theatre, 2030 Sansom Street

...costumes inspired by Degas. Opens Thursday, March 5, 7;30pm, $59-129, Academy of Music, 240 South Broad Street

35 hours ago

10 Coolest Fitness and Foodie Events in Philly This Month: March 2015

Where: Urban Saloon, 2120 Fairmount Avenue, Fairmount.

This article has 5 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Where: Meet at Philadelphia Runner, 1601 Sansom Street, Center City.

Where: Vetri, 1312 Spruce Street, Midtown Village.

Where: Maha Yoga, 1700 Sansom Street, 6th floor, Center City.

Where: The Restaurant School, 4100 Walnut Street, University City.

Where: 1521 Locust Street, Center City.

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40 hours ago

Please note that our trail run for tomorrow morning (Sunday, March 1) has been p...

Please note that our trail run for tomorrow morning (Sunday, March 1) has been postponed due to icy trail conditions! Other upcoming guided trail runs here: https://fairmountpark.ticketleap.com/run-west-fairmount-park-with-the-fairmount-park-conservancy/dates

40 hours ago

Police Arrest 2 Teens Connected To Philadelphia Attacks, Robberies

...attacked a woman with mace, punched her and took her iPhone and other items on 1800 block of North Street in the Spring Garden section of the city. Shortly before that, police released surveillance video...

40 hours ago

2nd teen being questioned in Spring Garden attacks

As recently as Thursday, a woman was maced, assaulted and robbed on the 1800 block of North Street.

47 hours ago

47 hours ago

Second suspect arrested in Fairmount robbery of boy, 13

Investigators initially released surveillance video of four teens wanted in connection with the Feb. 20 attack, which occurred along the 700 block of North 22nd Street.

47 hours ago

Teens Charged in String of Robberies

On Feb. 20 at 3:45 p.m., a 13-year-old boy was walking north on the 700 block of North 22nd Street from Fairmount Avenue when he was approached from behind by four teenagers, police said.

47 hours ago

For "#ShelleySpector: Keep the Home Fires Burning," Philadelphia artist Shelley...

For "#ShelleySpector: Keep the Home Fires Burning," Philadelphia artist Shelley Spector will create a walk-through installation that underscores the universal quest for hope and home. Explore her installation when it opens next week in the Perelman Building: http://ow.ly/JKef5

2 days ago

A brand new show is coming to the Please Touch Playhouse Theater tomorrow! "Gett...

A brand new show is coming to the Please Touch Playhouse Theater tomorrow! "Getting There" brings kids through hilarious twists & turns while they discover the invention of the wheel & today's fast cars!

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