5 hours ago

These nearby schools are looking for financial help on DonorsChoose.org:

18 hours ago

Making Time New Year's Eve 2017 at Union Transfer on 12/31/2016 09:00 PM EST

1026 Spring Garden St.

    Making Time New Year's Eve 2017 - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - December 31st, 2016
    Making Time New Year's Eve 2017 - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - December 31st, 2016
    http://www.ticketfly.com

19 hours ago

Philly police: Peeper takes pics while woman gets dressed

Surveillance video shows the man lurking outside of a home along the 1500 block of N. 15th Street on Monday night.

    Philly police: Peeper takes pics while woman gets dressed
    Philadelphia police have released surveillance video of a suspected peeper near Temple University. Surveillance video shows the man lurking outside of a home along the 1500 block of N. 15th Street on Monday night. Police say a 20-year-old woman was getting dressed when she saw the man looking in her window and taking pictures.
    http://6abc.com

21 hours ago

Stop Everything: Beyoncé-Themed Yoga Class Coming to Philly

...will kick off on Sunday, December 18th at 3 p.m at Voltage Lounge at 421 North 7th Street. The BYO-mat, all-levels, strength-based yoga class — the brainchild of two Los Angeles...

    Stop Everything: Beyoncé-Themed Yoga Class and Post-Yoga Party Coming to Philly
    The folks behind Namasdrake decided to bring Namasbey to Philly, too. Insert the praise-hands emoji here. Stop everything and listen carefully, people: Earlier this week, we told you guys that Namasdrake, a Drake-themed (yes, as in the rapper) yoga class and post-yoga party would be coming to Voltage Lounge.
    http://www.phillymag.com

26 hours ago

Pennsylvania seeks safer ways to buy and sell online

...their transactions at a designated parking spot in front of the police patrol station at 10th & Hamilton Street. The idea is to provide a place where people can buy or sell items with...

    Pennsylvania seeks safer ways to buy and sell online
    Allentown's Mayor Ed Pawlowski and Police Chief Keith Morris announced recently that people who are engaging in internet-based sales and purchases can now conduct their transactions at a designated parking spot in front of the police patrol station at 10th & Hamilton Street.
    http://crossroads.newsworks.org

30 hours ago

NAILS at Union Transfer on 03/21/2017 08:30 PM EDT

1026 Spring Garden St.

    NAILS - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - March 21st, 2017
    NAILS was formed in December 2007, and is comprised of Todd Jones, Taylor Young, John Gianelli, and A.R. Saba. Their music can only be described as being beyond conventional aural brutality. Their uni
    http://www.utphilly.com

38 hours ago

Demolition on Callowhill Means a Big Project is Coming

...out in recent weeks, wondering about some recent demolition on the south side of the 900 block of Callowhill Street. The property at 900 Callowhill St. was previously populated by a collection of one-story...

    Demolition on Callowhill Means a Big Project is Coming
    A couple of readers have reached out in recent weeks, wondering about some recent demolition on the south side of the 900 block of Callowhill Street. The property at 900 Callowhill St.
    http://www.ocfrealty.com

40 hours ago

1896: How a Philadelphia murder led to discovery of H.H. Holmes' Chicago ‘House of Horrors’

For his second act, he set up a bogus patent office on Callowhill Street near 13th with a would-be accomplice, Benjamin Pitezel. Their scheme was straightforward: fake Pitezel’s death and split the $10,000 insurance money.

    1896: How a Philadelphia murder led to discovery of H.H. Holmes' Chicago 'House of Horrors'
    This series tells the forgotten stories behind some of the most outlandish crimes, and criminals, in Philadelphia history. See below for how to access these archives for yourself. As the sun rose on May 7, 1896, gawkers crowded outside the high stone walls of Moyamensing Prison in anticipation of the execution of one of America's first serial killers.
    http://www.philly.com

43 hours ago

Kehlani at Union Transfer on 04/01/2017 08:30 PM EDT

1026 Spring Garden St.

    Kehlani - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - April 1st, 2017
    Kehlani tells it like it is. Whether in conversation or on stage, the Oakland-born R&B singer and songwriter gives the straight truth about her life, pain, passion, love, triumph, and everything in between with collected calm and confidence.
    http://www.utphilly.com

43 hours ago

New Found Glory at Union Transfer on 03/23/2017 08:30 PM EDT

1026 Spring Garden St.

    New Found Glory - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - March 23rd, 2017
    Hailing from Coral Springs, Florida, punk-pop band New Found Glory were formed in mid-1997 by vocalist Jordan Pundik, bassist Ian Grushka, drummer Joe Moreno (replaced by longtime drummer Cyrus Bolooki after the band's first release), and guitarists Chad Gilbert (previously the vocalist for Shai Hulud) and Steve Klein.
    http://www.utphilly.com

44 hours ago

Where To Celebrate Hanukkah 2016 In And Around Philadelphia

...pre-order only (20 minis for $18), with pickup at the 1632 Sansom Street or 701 N. Seventh Street stores only...

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Where:Gershman Y, 401 S. Broad Street, third floor

Where:Rittenhouse Square, 18th and Walnut streets

Where:Ocean Harbor Restaurant, 1023 Race Street

...treats are available via pre-order only (20 minis for $18), with pickup at the 1632 Sansom Street or 701 N. Seventh Street stores only...

    Where To Celebrate Hanukkah 2016 In And Around Philadelphia
    Photo courtesy Friends of Rittenhouse Square Celebrate the Festival of Lights in Philly at museums, attractions and beyond... Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, began at sundown on Saturday, December 24, 2016 and and will end the evening of Sunday, January 1, 2017.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

44 hours ago

goPuff is giving out free ice cream to celebrate its Penn State launch

goPuff, headquartered near 12th and Spring Garden, currently serves 12 U.S. cities, with the inclusion of Portland, Seattle, Tucson and Penn State. That number is up from nine since this summer, an expansion fueled by the Anthos Capital-led Series A round of $8.25 million.

    goPuff is giving out free ice cream to celebrate its Penn State launch - Technical.ly Philly
    Delivery service goPuff is live in State College, Pa. To celebrate the launch - which means tapping into Penn State's close to 100,000 students - the company is throwing in a pint of ice cream to every order from that city until Jan. 7. ( The company has always been creative in marketing.)
    http://technical.ly

46 hours ago

Wanted: Suspects for Robbery in the 22nd District [VIDEO]

...the area on foot. One suspect was captured on surveillance video in the subway at 12th Street and Girard Avenue...

    Wanted: Suspects for Robbery in the 22nd District [VIDEO]
    On November 20, 2016, at 12:30 am, the victim, a 21 year-old male, was sitting in his car on the 11xx block of Custis Place when he was approached by two (2) unknown black males who opened his car door and pointed a gun at his head while demanding his belongings.
    http://blog.phillypolice.com

2 days ago

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2 days ago

Making Time New Year’s Eve 2017 at Union Transfer on 12/31/2016 09:00 PM EST

1026 Spring Garden St.

    Making Time New Year's Eve 2017 - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - December 31st, 2016
    IT'S NEVER GOING TO BE 2016 AGAIN. Let's celebrate the end of 2016 and the TRANSCENDENCE, TRANSFORMATION and NEW BEGINNINGS of a new year, THE YEAR 2017, TOGETHER at Making Time New Year's Eve 2017
    http://www.utphilly.com

2 days ago

Penn’s Garden Development News (December 7, 2016)

  Several new apartment buildings have recently been constructed on the 1000 block of Wood Street. The Sang Yick Food Company at 1022 Wood Street will soon be torn down as well. A 15-unit apartment building will subsequently replace the property. 

  Several new apartment buildings have recently been constructed on the 1000 block of Wood Street. The Sang Yick Food Company at 1022 Wood Street will soon be torn down as well. A 15-unit apartment building will subsequently replace the property. 

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...The one-story property at 1510 North Street in Fairmount has been put on the market for $590,000. According to the current...

...referring to a tip from one of their readers, a home has been demolished at 755 N. Capitol Street. The developers are reportedly building a quadruplex, “sacrificing” parking units in favor of building a...

...A Naked Philly reader observed some zoning notices on the 1700 block of Brandywine Street that indicate the expansion of an existing parking lot rather than repurposing the land for...

...The 293-unit apartment building at 501 N. 22nd St. has been put on the market. The building is part of the Rodin Square and...

...Developers are constructing a six-story, 40-unit mixed-use building at 2940 West Thompson Street in Brewerytown. They will first have to demolish the one-story warehouse on site. MM...

Port Richmond   BMK Homes, a subsidiary of the River Wards Group, is constructing a 12-unit development project at 2517 East Cambria Street. Construction is still in progress; the homes…

Brewerytown    Earlier this year, two new homes were constructed on the 1200 block of North Etting Street in Brewerytown. One sold for $340,000, the other for $345,000. The same…

    Penn's Garden Development News (December 7, 2016) - Spirit News
    Sharswood Last Wednesday, the Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA), elected officials and residents of North Philadelphia celebrated the completion of a 57-unit development project in Sharswood near the intersection of 24th and Jefferson Streets. The units were built on the former site of the Norman Blumberg Apartments, which were demolished earlier this year.
    http://spiritnews.org

2 days ago

Yards and Philadelphia Distilling Collaborate for Beer-Inspired Whiskey

 Philly.com reports that Chambersburg, PA craft-beer specialist Roy-Pitz Brewing Company plans to open a new brewpub at 990 Spring Garden St.   The proposed 4,000 sq ft brewpub, to be…

    Yards and Philadelphia Distilling Collaborate for Beer-Inspired Whiskey - Spirit News
    Yards Brewing Company has collaborated with Philadelphia Distilling to create a beer-inspired whiskey called Tough Broad - a unique twist on a classic drink. Founded in 1994 by friends Tom Kehoe and Jon Bovit and specializing in producing ales of the English tradition, Yards Brewery has become one of the city's most well-known breweries.
    http://spiritnews.org

2 days ago

Councilman Allan Domb Presents Checks to Local Schools

Location: 1600 N 18th St

    Councilman Allan Domb Presents Checks to Local Schools - Spirit News
    On Tuesday, November 29th, Councilman Allan Domb presented checks to five Philadelphia public schools to further support school-identified initiatives in need of financial resources. Of the schools who were presented with checks, two were in the Penn's Garden coverage area. Anna Pratt Early Childhood Center - $2,022.56 Location: 2200 N.22nd St Council District: 5th ...
    http://spiritnews.org

2 days ago

Freedom Theatre Alumni Coalition Speaks Out Against Current Direction

MOVIE REVIEWS: Short Reviews of Films Playing at 1600 N Broad Street

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Residents of Port Richmond and the surrounding area flocked into the Richmond Branch Library (2987 Almond St) on the evening of November 4th as it hosted a unique event that…

    Freedom Theatre Alumni Coalition Speaks Out Against Current Direction - Spirit News
    Inside the 50 year-old institution, the 6:30PM showing of "Black Nativity" went on. Outside the theater, patrons and members of the Alumni Coalition of New Freedom Theatre gathered to protest the theater's current direction and the lack of response to their inquiries about that direction. "We have nothing! We have nothing!"
    http://spiritnews.org

2 days ago

Historic Houses of Fairmount Park Hosting “A Very Philly Christmas” In Fairmount Park

MOVIE REVIEWS: Short Reviews of Films Playing at 1600 N Broad Street

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Residents of Port Richmond and the surrounding area flocked into the Richmond Branch Library (2987 Almond St) on the evening of November 4th as it hosted a unique event that…

Ensuing excitement is surrounding the performing arts community as New Freedom Theatre (1346 N Broad St) has announced that Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj will be taking on the permanent role of…

    Historic Houses of Fairmount Park Hosting "A Very Philly Christmas" In Fairmount Park - Spirit News
    This past weekend, Fairmount Park Conservancy and Philadelphia Parks & Recreation kicked off a new season of what has become one of Philly's favorite holiday traditions, "Christmas in Fairmount Park". This year's theme, "A Very Philly Christmas", features six of the park's treasured historic houses each decked out in the season's finest and offering ...
    http://spiritnews.org

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