4 hours ago

Affordable Housing For Former Spring Garden School

...deteriorating despite joining the National Register of Historic Places in 1986. The building sits at 843 N. 12th St., in the middle of the massive Richard Allen Homes PHA development, and we wondered whether...

...11th Street Family Health Services building, a nurse-managed health center run by Drexel at 11th & Parrish. That addition is now finished, greatly expanding the capacity of the health center. This should...

    Affordable Housing For Former Spring Garden School
    The former Spring Garden School is coming back to life! We first thought about this blighted building during the summer of 2012, and told you that it had been sitting vacant since the 1980s, slowly deteriorating despite joining the National Register of Historic Places in 1986. The building sits at 843 N.
    http://www.ocfrealty.com

5 hours ago

7 Can’t-Miss Things to See During Mural Arts Month 2016

WHERE: 1200 block of Pearl Street

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WHERE: Snyder Avenue and Swanson Street

    7 Can't-Miss Things to See During Mural Arts Month 2016
    Y'all, October is Mural Arts Month and this year's line-up of events and installations is freaking INCREDIBLE! So incredible, in fact, that (full disclosure!) I've decided to work with Mural Arts to host a walking tour of their soon-to-be Spring Arts Mural District. More on that below!
    http://streetsdept.com

6 hours ago

Join the Art Safari to Fabric Row galleries on October 15!

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    Join the Art Safari to Fabric Row galleries on October 15!
    Join us for our next Art Safari on October 15, 2016, 2PM - 5PM! We will begin at Fleisher Art Memorial and DaVinci Art Alliance, both on Catharine Street, and then promenade to Paradigm Gallery and Studio, in the heart of Fabric Row, taking in the art and history of the area along the way.
    http://www.theartblog.org

6 hours ago

Be Well Workout of the Week: Get Ripped With a Medicine Ball in 24 Minutes Flat

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    Be Well Workout of the Week: Get Ripped With a Medicine Ball in 24 Minutes Flat
    All you need for this week's workout is a medicine ball 24 minutes. All you need for this workout is a medicine ball. You know, the one that looks like a basketball but is deceivingly heavy. Most gyms should have a rack of medicine balls available, so choose a weight that is challenging but doable for a variety of exercises.
    http://www.phillymag.com

6 hours ago

Authorities release names of 2 killed in small plane crash

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    Authorities release names of 2 killed in small plane crash
    ALEXANDRIA TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - Authorities have released the names of the two people killed when a small plane crashed at a New Jersey airport. Hunterdon County prosecutors say 59-year-old Gerald Budge, of Robbinsville, and 52-year-old Karen Lowe, of Telford, Pennsylvania were in the Mooney M20 plane that went down Sunday afternoon at Sky Manor Airport in Alexandria Township.
    http://www.philly.com

6 hours ago

Police: Man broke into woman's home, sexually assaulted her

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    Police: Man broke into woman's home, sexually assaulted her
    WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) - A Pennsylvania man is accused of breaking into a woman's home in Connecticut and sexually assaulting her. Westport police responded to the home at about 12:30 a.m. Monday. The woman told police she woke up to 22-year-old Charles Ayala, of Upper Darby, walking toward her and unbuckling his pants.
    http://www.philly.com

6 hours ago

Five Below chooses Lits Building for new Center City headquarters

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Five Below Inc. is moving its headquarters to the former Lit Bros. building at 701 Market Street and taking over some of the one-time department store's retail space, according to two people with knowledge of the company's plans.

The retailer had been based at the 1818 Market Street office tower since 2012. Chief executive officer Joel Anderson said in a conference call with analysts in August that a new Center City headquarters had been selected, but he did not identify the site.

    Five Below chooses Lit Bros. building for new Center City HQ
    Five Below Inc. is moving its headquarters to the former Lit Bros. building at 701 Market St. and taking over some of the one-time department store's retail space, according to two people with knowledge of the company's plans. - Jacob Adelman
    http://www.philly.com

6 hours ago

Debate-Day Trump Snapchat Filter Takes Swipe at Clinton

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    Debate-Day Trump Snapchat Filter Takes Swipe at Clinton
    Snapchat claims it reaches 41 percent of Americans between 18 and 34 years old on any given day. Donald Trump's presidential campaign is trying to win that group over with a new Snapchat geofilter debuted on Monday, the day of his first debate with Hillary Clinton.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

6 hours ago

Plane Crashes in New Jersey Neighborhood Killing 2

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    Plane Crashes in New Jersey Neighborhood Killing 2
    Gerald Budge, 59, of Robbinsville, New Jersey, and Karen Lowe, 52, of Telford Pennsylvania have been identified as the victims in Sunday's deadly plane crash.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

6 hours ago

Temple celebrates 1,000 participants in Block-by-Block program

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    Temple celebrates 1,000 participants in Block-by-Block program
    While many people may not enjoy talking about their health, Yolanda Turner doesn't seem to mind. In fact, she is eager and full of joy as she talks about her life-changing experience with the Temple Health: Block-by-Block initiative.
    http://news.temple.edu

9 hours ago

10 DesignPhiladelphia events for the tech design nerd in you

Where? 511 N. 13th St.

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Where? The Sidney and Ethel Lubert Plaza (1001 Locust St.)

Where? 211 S. Broad St., 5th floor

Where? 3401 Grays Ferry Avenue

Where? Arch Street Meeting House at 320 Arch St.

Where? Philadelphia University (4201 Henry Ave.)

Where? Bresslergroup (1216 Arch St., 7th floor)

Where? The URBN Center (3501 Market St.)

    10 DesignPhiladelphia events for the tech design nerd in you - Technical.ly Philly
    (Courtesy photo) At this year's DesignPhiladelphia , you can experience a self-assembling structure at Jefferson University's public plaza, watch Klip Collective take on interior design and preview Penn's new incubator space on Gray's Ferry. That's just a taste of the roughly 100 events featured at the annual festival run by the Center for Architecture and Design .
    http://technical.ly

10 hours ago

Construction begins on Spring Arts School affordable housing conversion

Officials celebrated the groundbreaking of the $14.5 million project on Friday at 845 N. 12th Street. Philadelphia Housing Authority and HELP USA are working together on the conversion, which will include 37 residential units. Twelve of them will be for homeless veterans.

    Construction begins on Spring Arts School affordable housing conversion
    It's a $14.5M adaptive reuse project
    http://philly.curbed.com

11 hours ago

20+ Fabulous Things To Do In Philly This Week, September 26-October 2

Where:The Trestle Inn, 339 N. 11th Street

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Where:SkyGarten, Three Logan Square, 1717 Arch Street

Where:Various Center City locations including Dilworth Park, 1 S. 15th Street

Where:Lincoln Financial Field, 1020 Pattison Avenue

Where:The Schmidt’s Commons, 1001 N. 2nd Street #21

Where:Red Owl Tavern, 433 Chestnut Street

Where:FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Boulevard

Where:PHS Pop Up Garden, 1438 South Street

Where:Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad Street

Where:Independence Mall, 599 Market Street

Where:Cliveden, 6401 Germantown Avenue

Where:The Woodlands Mansion, 4000 Woodland Avenue

Where:Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania, 100 E. Northwestern Avenue

Where:Independence Seaport Museum, 211 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

    20+ Fabulous Things To Do In Philly This Week
    It's another big week in Philadelphia! This Saturday, the ever-popular Midtown Village Fall Festival returns to 13th Street with lots of food, drinks, parties, shopping, music and more. The festival runs all day long this Saturday and is often one of the most popular events of the fall.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

12 hours ago

September 26: School reuse, replacement | Greta Greenberger bids City Hall farewell | LED lighting health warnings

The Spring Garden School, at 12th and Parrish, is being reused as subsidized housing for veterans, developed by Help USA and the Philadelphia Housing Authority. Prolific school architect Irwin T.…

    September 26: School reuse, replacement | Greta Greenberger bids City Hall farewell | LED lighting health warnings
    The Spring Garden School, at 12th and Parrish, is being reused as subsidized housing for veterans, developed by Help USA and the Philadelphia Housing Authority. Prolific school architect Irwin T. Catharine designed the school and it is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
    http://planphilly.com

19 hours ago

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32 hours ago

Fringe in Sketch: WROUGHTLAND

...Phindie review here. See more sketches at thesketchbookreporter.com and instagram/thesketchbookreporter. [The Latvian Society, 531 N. 7th Street] September 9-24, 2016; fringearts.com/wroughtland...

    Fringe in Sketch: WROUGHTLAND
    A land where fairy tales take a wicked turn, and the innocent and optimistic stories of happily-ever-after wrought into the harsh realities of life. Let go of your fantasies and succumb to the evil that lurks under the surface of your fondest childhood memories. Read the Phindie review here .
    http://phindie.com

36 hours ago

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42 hours ago

Police investigate shootings in Hunting Park, N. Philly

Also Friday, at about 9:30 p.m., police responded to a report of a person with a gun on the 700 block of Wallace Street in North Philadelphia.

They did not find that person but found evidence of a shooting nearby on the 600 block of Perth Place and at Eighth and Green Streets.

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About 10:10 p.m. Friday, police responding to a shooting on the 4400 block of North Franklin Street in Hunting Park found a 21-year-old man lying in the middle of the street in a pool of blood. The victim, shot in the head and shoulder, was taken to Temple University Hospital in critical condition.

    Police investigate shootings in Hunting Park, N. Philly
    Two shootings in city under investigation Police were investigating two shootings from Friday night in the Hunting Park and North Philadelphia neighborhoods in which two men were injured, police said Saturday. About 10:10 p.m.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

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  • Listen and Learn

    Ms. McGettigan is asking for $437.12:
    My students need great literature to hear again and again. Having these texts be part of a listening station will provide that opportunity.
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3 days ago

WITH FLINT AND STEEL (duende): 2016 Fringe review 85

Open Space is a white box just off of 7th and Girard. It’s about twice as long as it is wide, seemingly ex-commercial, with few...

[Open Space, 1014 N. Marshall Street] September 16, 2016; fringearts.com/with-flint-and-steel/.

    WITH FLINT AND STEEL (duende): 2016 Fringe review 85
    Excerpted by kind permission from thINKingDANCE . Open Space is a white box just off of 7th and Girard. It's about twice as long as it is wide, seemingly ex-commercial, with few embellishments except for acoustic panels installed in the ceiling.
    http://phindie.com

3 days ago

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