9 hours ago

Fire at “Vox” building does little damage, no bodily harm but closes the building for unknown period of time

Early this morning a fire in the 319 N. 11th St. building (the socalled “Vox” building) brought Fire Department personnel, and later, the Department of Licenses and Inspection personnel to the building that houses eight alternative artist-run galleries and some small businesses.

    Fire at "Vox" building does little damage, no bodily harm but closes the building for unknown period of time
    Fire at "Vox" building does little damage, no bodily harm but closes the building for unknown period of time This news of a fire in the Vox building came in too late for our regular Tuesday News Post, but we pass it along to alert you to the sad story.
    http://www.theartblog.org

30 hours ago

Updated 14 hours ago

More city pools opened today 😎. Here's the full schedule

Dendy (1501 N 10th St, 19122)

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Awbury (6101 Ardleigh St, 19138)

Feltonville (231 E Wyoming Ave, 19120)

Lee (4328 Haverford Ave, 19104)

Mander (2140 N 33rd St, 19121)

Max Myers (1601 Hellerman St, 19149)

Murphy (300 W Shunk St, 19148)

Vare (2600 Morris St, 19145)

Christy (728 S 55th St, 19143)

Fox Chase (7901 Ridgeway St, 19111)

Francisville (1737 Francis St, 19130)

Pleasant (6720 Boyer St, 19119)

Vogt (4131 Unruh Ave, 19135)

Jardel (1400 Cottman Ave, 19111)

Morris Estate (1610 W Chelten Ave, 19126)

Ridgway (1301 Carpenter St, 19147)

Anderson (740 S 17th St, 19146)

Cobbs Creek (280 Cobbs Creek Pkwy, 19139)

Kendrick (5822 Ridge Ave, 19128)

Lackman (1101 Bartlett St, 19115)

McVeigh (400 E Ontario St, 19134)

Penrose (1101 W Susquehanna Rd, 19122)

* Pickett (5700 Wayne Ave, 19144)

* Sayre (5835 Spruce St, 19139) 

Shepard (5700 Haverford Ave, 19131)  

Gathers (2501 Diamond St, 19121)

Lonnie Young (1100 E Chelten Ave, 19138)

Northern Liberties (321 Fairmount Ave, 19123)

Samuel (2501 E Tioga St, 19134)

Schmidt (113 W Ontario St, 19140)

Scanlon (1099 E Tioga St, 19134)

Barry (1800 Johnston St, 19145)

Heitzman (2136 Castor Ave, 19134)

Hunting Park (900 W Hunting Park Ave, 19140)

Jacobs (4500 Linden Ave, 19114)

Kingsessing (4901 Kingsessing Ave, 19143)

Ziehler (200 E Olney Ave, 19120) 

39th and Olive (700 N 39th St, 19104)

39th and Olive (700 N 39th St, 19104)

Amos (1817 N 16th St, 19121)

Athletic (1400 N 26th St, 19121)

Chew (1800 Washington Ave, 19146)

Hancock (1401 N Hancock St, 19122)

Houseman (5091 Summerdale Ave, 19124)

Lawncrest (6000 Rising Sun Ave, 19111)

Simpson (1010 Arrott St, 19124)

Tustin (5901 W Columbia Ave, 19151)

12th and Cambria (2901 N 12th St, 19133)

12th and Cambria (2901 N 12th St, 19133)

American Legion (6201 Torresdale Ave, 19135)

Bridesburg (4601 Richmond St, 19137)

Cohox (2901 Cedar St, 19134)

Ford (609 Snyder Ave, 19148)

Mill Creek (5100 Parrish St, 19139)

ML King (2101 Cecil B. Moore Ave, 19121)

Piccoli (1501 E Bristol Ave, 19124)

Belfield (2100 W Chew Ave, 19138)

CB Moore (2551 N 22nd St, 19132)

Cherashore (851 W Olney Ave, 19120)

Myers (5803 Kingsessing Ave, 19143)

Shuler (3000 N 27th St, 19132)

Stinger Square (3200 Dickinson St, 19146)

    Philly Public Pool Opening Dates
    Our 70+ indoor and outdoor pools are opening for the summer season! The dates of each pool opening are below. Please check in with your neighborhood pool for days and times of open swim, family swim, and adult swim, as well as swim lessons and swim team activities.
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33 hours ago

Philadelphia parents given more time to enroll children in free pre-K

This week the Education Center at 440 North Broad Street is accepting applications from 8:30 a.m. until 7 p.m.

    More time given for Philly pre-K enrollment
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW BREAKING NEWS Action News 3pm LIVE UPDATE TOP VIDEOS BREAKING NEWS Action News 3pm LIVE UPDATE Philadelphia parents have extra time to sign their children up for free pre-K. The school district is offering extended enrollment hours. This week the Education Center at 440 North Broad Street is accepting applications from 8:30 a.m.
    http://6abc.com

36 hours ago

Boris at Union Transfer on 10/28/2017 08:30 PM EDT

1026 Spring Garden St.

    Boris - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - October 28th, 2017
    "We don't feel comfortable calling Dear a return to our slow and heavy style," says Tokyo's amplifier worshiping experimental metal institution Boris. "We've been heavy since day one." And it's true.
    http://www.utphilly.com

36 hours ago

Gary Numan at Union Transfer on 12/06/2017 08:30 PM EST

1026 Spring Garden St.

    Gary Numan - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - December 6th, 2017
    'There are still people trying to work out what a genius Gary Numan is.' Prince ' I was always impressed by the way Gary Numan found his own voice-and it was unusual-but it was unmistakably him and boldly him. I see me doing what I learned from him.'
    http://www.utphilly.com

38 hours ago

Quicksand at Union Transfer on 09/22/2017 08:30 PM EDT

1026 Spring Garden St.

    Quicksand - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - September 22nd, 2017
    Volatile Progressive Grunge band with distinct Hardcore leanings. QUICKSAND would prove highly influential on the major Nu-Metal acts that would follow in their wake. The band was rooted in the New York Hardcore scene with vocalist Walter Schreifels credited with membership of both YOUTH OF TODAY and GORILLA BISCUITS, guitarist Tom Capone a member of BOLD, bass player Sergio Vega an ex-member of ABSOLUTION and drummer Alan Cage with BEYOND.
    http://www.utphilly.com

47 hours ago

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2 days ago

Driver injured after car slams into building in North Philadelphia

It happened around 6 p.m. Sunday near the intersection of 13th and Master streets in North Philadelphia.

    Driver injured after car slams into building in North Philly
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW TOP VIDEOS Philadelphia Police are investigating an accident that sent a car into the side of a building. It happened around 6 p.m. Sunday near the intersection of 13th and Master streets in North Philadelphia. Police say a 75-year-old male driver was attempting to turn left from the right lane and clipped another car.
    http://6abc.com

2 days ago

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2 days ago

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4 days ago

Support the Rail Park Construction

...Center City District (CCD) broke ground on Phase 1 of the Rail Park. Stretching from Broad Street at Noble to Callowhill between 11th and 12th Streets, this historic quarter mile will soon become our...

    Support the Rail Park Construction
    In October 2016, the Center City District (CCD) broke ground on Phase 1 of the Rail Park. Stretching from Broad Street at Noble to Callowhill between 11th and 12th Streets, this historic quarter mile will soon become our city's newest elevated public park, with a distinctive design that celebrates Philadelphia's industrial past and cultural heritage.
    http://planphilly.com

4 days ago

Liam Gallagher at Union Transfer on 11/30/2017 08:30 PM EST

1026 Spring Garden St.

    Liam Gallagher - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - November 30th, 2017
    Liam Gallagher - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - November 30th, 2017
    http://www.utphilly.com

4 days ago

SPHAS

Site of the Broadwood Hotel (SPHAS Historical Marker), 320 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia.

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Philadelphia Jewish Archives Center, 615 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia.

    Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia
    In 1917, a group of Jewish high school graduates in Philadelphia formed a basketball team that competed against other local teams. Affiliated with the Young Men's Hebrew Association (YMHA) at first, the team soon became known as the SPHAS (South Philadelphia Hebrew Association) after the YMHA withdrew its sponsorship because it considered the sport too violent.
    http://philadelphiaencyclopedia.org

4 days ago

SEPTA To Close Broad Street, Girard Avenue For Trolley Track Replacement

Motorists will be detoured over Poplar Street, North 13th Street and West Master Street.

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SEPTA To Close Broad Street, Girard Avenue For Trolley Track ReplacementSEPTA will be closing Broad Street and Girard Avenue to replace the trolly tracks.

    SEPTA To Close Broad Street, Girard Avenue For Trolley Track Replacement
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - SEPTA will be closing Broad Street and Girard Avenue to replace the trolly tracks. Both directions of Broad Street will be closed at Girard Avenue starting 8 p.m. Friday until 8 p.m. Sunday. Motorists will be detoured over Poplar Street, North 13th Street and West Master Street.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

5 days ago

Council passes dozens of bills in pre-summer crunch

The bill stipulates that the city’s rent to developer Bart Blatstein for an initial nine-year period will cover debt service for renovations and repairs to the 400 N. Broad St. building, up to $15.6 million a year. After that initial term, the city has an option to acquire the building.

    Council passes dozens of bills in pre-summer crunch
    Before its annual summer hiatus from hearings, City Council approved dozens of bills Thursday including the lease for a new police headquarters, plans for West Philadelphia Schuylkill Yards development and funding for Mayor Kenney's Rebuild initiative. - Tricia L. Nadolny, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

5 days ago

Bullet Proof

1101 W. Montgomery Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19122

    Bullet Proof
    Trauma surgeon Amy Goldberg knew early in her career that the treatment for gun violence existed beyond hospital walls. A teenage boy whose life she saved in the early 1990s made her see that prevention was a necessity.
    http://news.temple.edu

5 days ago

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6 days ago

Ariel Pink at Union Transfer on 11/03/2017 08:30 PM EDT

1026 Spring Garden St.

    Ariel Pink - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - November 3rd, 2017
    Los Angeles's prodigal songwriting son Ariel Pink shares his eleventh studio album, Dedicated to Bobby Jameson, September 15. The album's title makes a direct and heartfelt reference to a real-life L.A. musician, long presumed dead, who resurfaced online in 2007 after 35 reclusive years to pen his autobiography and tragic life story in a series of blogs and YouTube tirades.
    http://www.utphilly.com

6 days ago

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Jun 20

Langhorne Slim at Union Transfer on 09/28/2017 08:30 PM EDT

1026 Spring Garden St.

    Langhorne Slim - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - September 28th, 2017
    Sometimes, truth can't be explained. But it can be felt, running wild through a song. "I don't want to tame myself. I want to be wild," says Langhorne Slim. "If I can continue to refine the wildness but never suffocate or tame it, then I'm on the right path.
    http://www.utphilly.com

Jun 20

The Strumbellas at Union Transfer on 11/10/2017 08:30 PM EST

1026 Spring Garden St.

    The Strumbellas - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - November 10th, 2017
    When a crowd is feverishly singing along with the last chorus upon first listen, you know it's a song that connects. This is what happens when The Strumbellas play 'Spirits' live for the first time, the first single from their new album, Hope (released April 22nd).
    http://www.utphilly.com

Jun 20

Nils Frahm at Union Transfer on 03/17/2018 08:30 PM EDT

1026 Spring Garden St.

    Nils Frahm - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - March 17th, 2018
    Nils Frahm had an early introduction to music, learning the piano throughout his childhood. It was through this that Nils began to immerse himself in the styles of classical pianists from previous generations as well as the music of contemporary composers, before forging his own musical path through composition.
    http://www.utphilly.com

Jun 20

  • Help Us Grow!

    Ms. McGettigan is asking for $527.25:
    My students need to practice their reading skills with books on their independent level. These books are high-interest and will be enjoyed and read over and over again.
    Gen George G Meade Elementary School Comment

Jun 19

Washed Out at Union Transfer on 08/30/2017 08:30 PM EDT

1026 Spring Garden St.

    Washed Out - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - August 30th, 2017
    Boredom. Laziness. Complete apathy. Is it a quarter-life crisis or just an excuse to never grow up? This is the world that Washed Out, aka Ernest Greene, conjures up on the ambitious new visual album Mister Mellow. For many millennials, life can be overblown and over-dramatized to the point of absurdity.
    http://www.utphilly.com

Jun 18

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Jun 18

  • Lots to Say!

    Ms. McGettigan is asking for $598.53:
    My students need chances to write, draw and experiment with their thoughts in many ways. These crayons, notepads, pencils and dry erase markers will help us do just that. The ink expand our concepts.
    Gen George G Meade Elementary School Comment

Jun 16

Council renegotiates financing and project diversity goals for new police headquarters

400 North Broad, Philadelphia PA

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150 N. 6th Street

    Council renegotiates financing and project diversity goals for new police headquarters
    City Hall is a whirlwind of activity as City Council nears its summer recess, which begins after next week's session. Amid furious last-minute negotiations about the Kenney administration's Rebuild initiative, substantial changes have also been made to the city's plans for building its new police headquarters at 400 North Broad Street.
    http://planphilly.com

Jun 16

Why Fishtown's Swimmo is closed for the summer

East Poplar (820 N 8th St, 19123)

Dendy (1501 N 10th St, 19122)

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Better known as The Swimmo, the pool at Montgomery Avenue and Moyer Street has seen better days.

The good news is, Fishtowners won’t completely melt away this summer. Parks and Rec recommends going to Cione Pool, 2600 E. Aramingo Ave., or Hancock Pool, 1401 N. Hancock St., instead.

Awbury (6101 Ardleigh St, 19138)

Feltonville (231 E Wyoming Ave, 19120)

Lee (4328 Haverford Ave, 19104)

Mander (2140 N 33rd St, 19121)

Max Myers (1601 Hellerman St, 19149)

Murphy (300 W Shunk St, 19148)

Vare (2600 Morris St, 19145)

Christy (728 S 55th St, 19143)

Fox Chase (7901 Ridgeway St, 19111)

Francisville (1737 Francis St, 19130)

Lawncrest (6000 Rising Sun Ave, 19111)

Pleasant (6720 Boyer St, 19119)

Vogt (4131 Unruh Ave, 19135)

Jardel (1400 Cottman Ave, 19111)

Morris Estate (1610 W Chelten Ave, 19126)

Ridgway (1301 Carpenter St, 19147)

Anderson (740 S 17th St, 19146)

Cobbs Creek (280 Cobbs Creek Pkwy, 19139)

Kendrick (5822 Ridge Ave, 19128)

Lackman (1101 Bartlett St, 19115)

McVeigh (400 E Ontario St, 19134)

Penrose (1101 W Susquehanna Rd, 19122)

Pickett (5700 Wayne Ave, 19144)

Sayre (5835 Spruce St, 19139)

Shepard (5700 Haverford Ave, 19131)

Gathers (2501 Diamond St, 19121)

Lonnie Young (1100 E Chelten Ave, 19138)

Myers (5803 Kingsessing Ave, 19143)

Northern Liberties (321 Fairmount Ave, 19123)

Samuel (2501 E Tioga St, 19134)

Schmidt (113 W Ontario St, 19140)

Scanlon (1099 E Tioga St, 19134)

Barry (1800 Johnston St, 19145)

Heitzman (2136 Castor Ave, 19134)

Hunting Park (900 W Hunting Park Ave, 19140)

Jacobs (4500 Linden Ave, 19114)

Kingsessing (4901 Kingsessing Ave, 19143)

Ziehler (200 E Olney Ave, 19120)

39th and Olive (700 N 39th St, 19104)

39th and Olive (700 N 39th St, 19104)

Amos (1817 N 16th St, 19121)

Athletic (1400 N 26th St, 19121)

Chew (1800 Washington Ave, 19146)

Houseman (5091 Summerdale Ave, 19124)

Simpson (1010 Arrott St, 19124)

Tustin (5901 W Columbia Ave, 19151)

12th and Cambria (2901 N 12th St, 19133)

12th and Cambria (2901 N 12th St, 19133)

American Legion (6201 Torresdale Ave, 19135)

Bridesburg (4601 Richmond St, 19137)

Cohox (2901 Cedar St, 19134)

Ford (609 Snyder Ave, 19148)

Mill Creek (5100 Parrish St, 19139)

ML King (2101 Cecil B. Moore Ave, 19121)

Piccoli (1501 E Bristol Ave, 19124)

Belfield (2100 W Chew Ave, 19138)

CB Moore (2551 N 22nd St, 19132)

Cherashore (851 W Olney Ave, 19120)

Shuler (3000 N 27th St, 19132)

Stinger Square (3200 Dickinson St, 19146)

    Why Fishtown's Swimmo is closed for the summer
    The neighborhood public pool needs an overhaul When Philly's Department of Parks and Recreation announced public pool opening dates earlier this week, one was conspicuously missing. A small note at the bottom, once you scroll past the list of 70-plus pools says, "Lederer Pool will be closed this season for necessary structural and mechanical repairs."
    https://billypenn.com

Jun 16

Temple establishes Chairman’s Scholarship with neighboring high school

1101 W. Montgomery Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19122

    Temple establishes Chairman's Scholarship with neighboring high school
    Alexsis Davis founded a mini-library at her church. Ransford Djeagbo was active in an underwater robotics program. Hurriyah Everett-Bey is an industrious self-starter on the yearbook staff. These high-performing students-along with accomplished student-athlete Keishon Norton and Sumayyah West, who placed first in the forestry and aquatics section of the state Envirothon-are all graduating from George Washington Carver High School of Engineering and Science (E&S) in North Philadelphia.
    http://news.temple.edu

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