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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...

At Second and Spring Garden is the Doughboy statue, a bronze of a soldier carrying a rifle and leading a...

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PW's Weekend Picks: Feria Del Barrio, Peace Day Philly and more!

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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Pols On The Street: Low Registrations Sign Of Low Vote?

Another jumping into the Mayor’s race is Ken Trujillo, who announced yesterday morning at School District, 440 N. Broad Street.

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Weekly Entertainment Guide - Remembering Tony Auth

...8pm, Friday, September 19, 8pm, and Saturday, September 20, 3pm and 8pm at Philadelphia Soundstages, 1600 N. 15th Street, Philadelphia...

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...Since 1970, the Clark Park Music and Arts Festival has been a neighborhood tradition at 43rd and Chester Avenue in West Philly. Scheduled on the Saturday closest to the fall equinox, join the fun...

...German dancers and more within the bierhall and outside on South Street, rain or shine, 718 South Street, Philadelphia.  Celebrate Latino culture and music at the 30th Annual Feria del Barrio (pictured), the...

...display can be seen through January 23 at the Philadelphia Foundation's Community Art Gallery, 1234 Market Street, Suite 1800, Philadelphia. Free and open to the public Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm...

...s permanent collection. Accompanied by a catalogue and on view September 18 through January 25, 9201 Germantown Avenue, Chestnut Hill. Related programs and events include Hiking the Wissahickon, talks with art historians and...

...novices alike, with anecdotes of notable sports figures, September 20-27 at Plays & Players Theatre, 1714 Delancey Place, Philadelphia. The play is the first of "One," a season of one person shows...

...Finister, Wendell Franklin, G. Alvarez Reid, Ruffin Prentiss, and Cameron Hicks, through October 5 at 39 Conestoga Road, Malvern, PA. Special events include Talkbacks, "Scoop on Wednesdays," and Open Captioned performances. Head there...

Enjoy Greensky Bluegrass at the TLA this Saturday, September 20, 8pm. Doors open at 7pm, 334 South Street, Philadelphia.

Catch the soulful Nicki Bluhm and the Gramblers this Sunday, September 21, 8pm at World Café Live. Doors open at 7pm at 3025 Walnut Street, Philadelphia. All ages. The Mother Hips opens.

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Faculty/Alum Opens Philly's First New Media Art Gallery

Located at 700 W. Master Street in Philly’s Ludlow neighborhood (next to Northern Liberties), CRUX space also has a 1,000-square-foot outdoor area that will be transformed into a space for outdoor work, performance and events.

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Mayoral Wild Card Ken Trujillo Enters Philadelphia Mayoral Race

Ken Trujillo, who is perhaps the most interesting wild card in the reputed 2015 mayoral field, formally entered the race this morning with a press conference outside 440 N. Broad Street (headquarters of the School District of Philadelphia).

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Hot Or Not, Part II: A Drive-By Critique

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SouthStar Lofts @ Broad & South Street – Brown Dwarf star cold

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Relying on the adjacent Vincent Kling-designed MSB and FCFHA’s 1515 Arch Street for scale and façade pointers, the Family Court is an apropos cold edifice. Didn...

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Second Mayoral Candidate Announces, Calls for End to School Reform Commission

On the steps of the Philadelphia School District headquarters at 440 North Broad Street this morning , candidate Ken Trujillo called for the dissolution of the controversial School Reform Commission (SRC) – and a return of public control to Philadelphia’s school system.

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