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A Rich Past And Possible Green Future For Spring Garden Street

...to a settlement house for the benefit of Central and Eastern European newcomers. Headquartered at 701 North Eighth Street, Friends Neighborhood Guild has worked to improve housing in the East Poplar corridor since the...

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...west side of Front Street, south of where Green Street used to intersect it, near Front and Spring Garden today...

...the Orthodox in 1827 occured at the Green Street Meeting House, which was located at Fourth and Green, next to where Spring Garden Street came to be. Itinerant preacher Elias Hicks visited there...

...Washington Circus was a frame structure on Old York Road between Buttonwood and Green—around Fifth and Spring Garden nowadays. It was raised in 1828 for a troupe of equestrians and circus acts. Clowns...

...Dispensary of Philadelphia for the Medical Relief of the Poor was established in 1817 at Sixth and Spring Garden. The facility furnished free services to those who could not afford medical care. It was...

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The singer/songwriter from London, known for her outspoken pop songs, released her third album, Sheezus, this May. Special guest singer/actress Samsaya opens the show. 8pm. $25. Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St. 215.627.1332. electricfactory.info

After an early-evening “Artsy-Tartsy” show with nerdcore artists at 6pm, Pittsburgh’s sideshow-queen-slash-jazz-diva Phat Man Dee hosts “Battle of the Five Carnies,” a freak/burlesque throwdown, at 9pm. Free. Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill St. undergroundarts.org

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8pm. $13.50-$78.50. Mann Center for the Performing Arts, 5201 Parkside Ave. 215.546.7900. manncenter.org

What would football culture be like if the game were played exclusively by women? The production, from New York-based performance troupe Half Straddle, features an all-female cast. 7pm. $29. Christ Church Neighborhood House, 20 N. American St. fringearts.com

...respective groups’ views on life in the city. Through Sept. 21. Temple Performing Arts Center, 1837 N. Broad St. fringearts.com

...psychic gift drops her into a nightmare turned reality. 7:30pm. $7-$15. Central Library, 1901 Vine St. freelibrary.org

...of this hilarious and symbolic disease. Through Sept. 21. $15-$25. The Skybox: Adrienne Theatre, 2030 Sansom St. fringearts.com

8pm. $15. With White Fang. First Unitarian Church, 2125 Chestnut St. r5productions.org

Three days of splendor in the park, filled with hundreds of artists from across the nation selling their wares directly. P.S. Some haggle. Sept. 19-21. Free. Rittenhouse Square, 18th and Walnut sts. rittenhousesquareart.com

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Chinatown North/Loft District: “The Arts and Culture Scene is One of the Foundations in This Area,” says Gary Reuben

...a living through his work as the owner and operator of the Wolf Building, on Callowhill at 12th Street. After purchasing the building in 1997 with his business partner Gary Reisner, Reuben, 60...

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With the planned construction of the Eastern Tower Community Center on Vine at 10th Street, Chinatown will be expanding into the Loft District. What is the impact of the expansion?

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