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"The Stamp of Incarceration: James Anderson" ...

...Giant / Shepard Fairey. This mural, part of our Open Source exhibition, was just installed at 1131 Callowhill Street. It was designed by Shepard Fairey and painted by men who are incarcerated at Graterford...

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A quick look at Thomas Jefferson’s constitutional legacy

...failed to establish term limits for federal officials. In earlier correspondences to other acquaintances, in 1786 Jefferson extolled government protection of civil liberties and wrote, for example, that “our liberty depends on...

    A quick look at Thomas Jefferson's constitutional legacy
    Somehow, Thomas Jefferson is part of the 2016 presidential campaign, at least for a few days. Here's a brief look at what Jefferson's impact on the Constitution was back in 1787. This past Sunday, GOP Presidential candidate Ben Carson told C-SPAN that Jefferson "tried to craft our Constitution in a way that it would control people's natural tendencies and control the natural growth of the government."

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Police pursue suspects after robbery attempt in North Philadelphia

The suspects then struck a passing vehicle, causing it to completely spin around on the 900 block of Jefferson Street.

    Police pursue suspects after robbery attempt in North Philadelphia
    Two suspects are behind bars after attempting to holdup a Wendy's fast food restaurant in North Philadelphia. The incident happened around midnight Tuesday when two suspects tried to rob an attendant after entering Wendy's at the Broad Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenue. Both suspects fled in a car with Temple University and Philadelphia police in pursuit.

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Route 23 Split Goes Into Effect Sunday

...23's old route, operating between Broad Street and Oregon Avenue in South Philly and 12th and Noble streets in Callowhill (or the Eraserhood, as it's also known). The 23 will continue...

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...45 will take over the southern third of the 23's old route, operating between Broad Street and Oregon Avenue in South Philly and 12th and Noble streets in Callowhill (or the Eraserhood, as it...

...the Eraserhood, as it's also known). The 23 will continue to operate from the Germantown Avenue and Bethlehem Pike loop in Chestnut Hill down Germantown Avenue, then 11th and 12th streets, to Chestnut Street...

...The natural inclination would have been to split the route at Broad and Erie," Nemeroff said. This makes some sense as the intersection is where many 23 riders coming...

    Route 23 Split Goes Into Effect Sunday
    The onetime "longest streetcar line in the world," now a bus route, is being split in order to better serve its different constituencies. Anyone who has used Route 23, the busiest of SEPTA's surface bus routes, knows that the schedule is often an approximation.

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Phone It In! Returns to PhilaMOCA

@PhilaMOCA, 531 N. 12th St., Philadelphia, PA

    Phone It In! Returns to PhilaMOCA
    It's no secret that Philly is a hotbed of comedy. The city's ever-growing base of comedians, improvisers, and sketch performers never fail to pack in the audiences at each of their live shows. So what happens when one of those shows is performed almost exclusively on video?

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Big Changes Coming To SEPTA’s Busiest Bus Route

“Traveling from Broad and Oregon (Streets), up 11th (Street), and then it will turn onto Noble Street which is a block above Callowhill,” he says, “and it’ll layover on Noble towards 12th (Street), and then it will resume southbound service on 12th (Street).”

    Big Changes Coming To SEPTA's Busiest Bus Route
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - SEPTA's busiest bus route through Philadelphia is getting split in two on Sunday. The Route 23 bus currently runs from Chestnut Hill to South Philadelphia, but on November 29 that will change. Dan Nemiroff is a Senior Operations Planner with SEPTA, and he says there will be a new Route 23 bus.

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Where to Shop in Philly on Black Friday

...a break from the retail madness with some hot tea. Open 9am-5:30pm Friday; 428 North 13th Street, Callowhill...

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Aoki: Take 30 percent off the entire store on Friday only. Open 11am-7pm Friday; 115 South 22nd Street, Rittenhouse.

Bluemercury: Now through Black Friday, take 10 percent off $100, 15 percent off $175, and 20 percent off $200. (And then mark your calendar for the store's holiday party on the evening of December 2nd.) Open from 10am-7pm; 1707 Walnut Street, Rittenhouse.

...tights, candles and jewelry — with complimentary gift wrapping.) Open 11am-8pm Friday, 11am-6pm Saturday; 727 South 4th Street, Queen Village...

Duke & Winston: 20 percent off everything in-store at their Center City location, with select items marked 50 percent off. DJ Adrian Hardy is spinning tunes from 12pm to 4pm. Open 10am-9pm Friday and Saturday; 1822 Chestnut Street, Rittenhouse.

Duross & Langel: Hurry and book an appointment at the salon for Friday or Saturday to take advantage of 30 percent off hair services. At the store, all handmade holiday candles are 20 percent off on Friday only. Open 10am-7pm Friday and Saturday; 117 South 13th Street, Midtown Village.

Govberg: Luxury watches will be priced at their lowest retail value (plus an additional $100 off) for this online-exclusive Black Friday deal. 1521 Walnut Street, Rittenhouse.

Indochino: Up to 70 percent off everything in-store (think: a made-to-measure suit for $350; 30 percent off all corduroy suits). Use code BLKFRI to get the deals online, too. 1606 Chestnut Street, Rittenhouse.

Moon + Arrow: 20 percent off all M+A jewelry; spend $250 and get a $25 gift card. Plus, food and drinks! On Small Business Saturday, get these deals plus 10 percent off select local makers in the shop. Open 12-7pm both days; 754 South 4th Street, Queen Village.

...hot apple cider to combat the chill). Open 11am-5:30pm Friday, 10am-5pm Saturday; 8433 Germantown Avenue, Chestnut Hill. Trunk show hours are 10am-5pm...

Third Street Habit: Clear some space in your closet for these massive deals; take 20 percent off any $100, $250 or $500 purchase total (Maison Scotch, RODEBJER, Nue 19.04 and more). Open 11am-7pm Friday and Saturday; 153 North 3rd Street, Old City.

    Where to Shop in Philly on Black Friday
    Every local sale worth shopping. As I say every single year, Black Friday is to Shoppist what the Super Bowl is to a football fan. Our whole year of sleuthing out the best shops, steals, deals and trends comes down this - the sale day of all sale days, the bargains to end all bargains.

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Townhomes Proposed for Former FOP Property on Colwell Lane

1312 Wood Street, Conshohocken, PA 19428

    Townhomes Proposed for Former FOP Property on Colwell Lane
    The former Fraternal Order of Police Hall at 3 Colwell Lane in Conshohocken is in the redevelopment process and the deveoloper is seeking to build townhomes on the property. To build the townhomes, the developer will need a few variances from the Zoning Hearing Board.

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  • Owl Pellet Dissection

    Ms. Ferretti is asking for $281.74:
    My students need the owl pellet study classroom kit which contains 16 small owl pellets, 32 wooden probes and the teacher's guide. An additional 72 pellets are also requested.
    Math Civics & Sciences Charter School Comment

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PW's Weekend Picks: Philadelphia Marathon; Winter Beer Fest & more

Noon. $10-$50. District N9NE, 460 N. Ninth St. winterbeerfest.com

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Fri., Nov. 20: Comcast Health & Fitness Expo, 12pm. Pennsylvania Convention Center, 12th and Arch streets; Sat., Nov. 21: Rothman Institute 8k, 7:30am. Kids Fun Run, 9am. 22nd St...

7:30pm. Free. University of the Arts, 211 S. Broad St.

Stand-up comedy event featuring America’s Got Talent Top 10 finalist Gary Vider. Hosted by Alex Grubard, the show will also feature comedian Greg Stone. 8pm. $24. The Orpheus Club, 254 S. Van Pelt St. 610.644.9125. gelosproductions.com

...and a live concert from Last Frontier and RFA. 5pm. URBN Annex of Drexel University, 3401 Filbert Street. 215.895.2000. drexel.edu

...presents vintage erotica films from the 1920s, ‘30s and ‘40s. 8pm. $9. The Maas Building, 1325 N. Randolph St. 267.239.2851. thesecretcinema.com

...complexities of nature versus nurture, primal instinct versus learned behavior. 2pm & 8pm. $45. Wilma Theater, 265 S. Broad St. 215.546.7824. balletx.org/fallseries.html

Shampoo Reunion The revival of an unforgettable staple from an epic era in Philadelphia nightlife. Features an array of skilled DJs, including Robbie Tronco, Nigel Richards and Carl Michaels. 9pm. $15-$20 at the door. The Skybox Event Center, 2424 E. York St. oneupevents.com/shampooreunion

...founder and CEO of You Can Do It Diva. 8am-5pm. $99. The Neighborhood House, 20 N. American St. 215.800.1418. fearlessphillyweek.com

...taking place across the hall from one another. 8-10pm. $8-$10. Asian Arts Initiative, 1219 Vine St.

    Philadelphia Weekly
    OUTDOORS Born to run: The 2015 Philadelphia Marathon Over 30,000 runners are expected to compete in this year's Philadelphia Marathon, a weekend-long event kicking off on Friday with the Comcast Health & Fitness Expo at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.


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