8 hours ago

West Philly Square Dance reborn; “Last Friday” Dance tonight

...organizers, and tonight all are invited to St. Mary’s Church on Locust Walk (near 40th and Locust) for the Last Friday Dance...

    West Philly Square Dance reborn; "Last Friday" Dance tonight | West Philly Local
    Posted on 29 April 2016 Do you like Square Dance and want to have some fun tonight? Then read on. The newly-reborn West Philly Square Dance (Facebook page) has been going strong for a few months, according to organizers, and tonight all are invited to St.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

8 hours ago

10 Coolest Fitness and Foodie Events in Philly: May 2016

Where: 3100 Powelton Avenue, University City.

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Where: Venice Island Performing Arts Center, 7 Lock Street, Manayunk.

Where: Meet at Dilworth Park, 1 South 15th Street, Center City.

Where: Animo, 1701 Arch Street, Center City.

Where: Maha Yoga, 1700 Sansom Street, 6th Floor, Rittenhouse.

    10 Coolest Fitness and Foodie Events in Philly: May 2016
    Get ready to get really busy, people: This month is filled with awesome fitness and foodie events, from a giant outdoor yoga session - with 2,000 yogis! - at Citizens Bank Park to an intimate yoga-and-dinner session with the Yogi's Table to an International Beer Run, and more. See?
    http://www.phillymag.com

9 hours ago

Discover Pet-Friendly Spots Throughout Philadelphia

The White Dog Café — 3420 Sansom Street

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United By Blue — 144 N 2nd Street

1 Shot Coffee — 1040 N 2nd Street

Cafe Zesty — 4382 Main Street

Caribou Cafe — 1126 Walnut Street

A Full Plate Cafe — 1009 N Bodine Street

Sabrina’s Cafe — 910 Christian Street

Parc — 227 S 18th Street

Honey’s Sit ‘n Eat — 800 N Fourth Street

Square 1682 — 121 S 17th Street

Anthropologie — 1801 Walnut Street

Gap — 1510 Walnut Street

Ann Taylor Loft — 1625 Chestnut Street

Urban Outfitters — 1627 Walnut Street

Free People —1625 Walnut Street

Fado Irish Pub — 1500 Locust Street

Varga Bar — 941 Spruce Street

Milkboy — 1100 Chestnut Street

    Discover Pet-Friendly Spots Throughout Philadelphia | PPRG
    With the spring weather officially here to stay, we've rounded up our top five pet-friendly spots in Philadelphia so both you and your pet can enjoy everything this beautiful city has to offer...
    http://phillyprgirl.com

11 hours ago

Shop locally for plants at PIC Plant Sale this weekend

PIC’s Spring Plant Sale will be held at St. Andrews Chapel (42nd and Spruce) this Friday and Saturday (Photo courtesy of PIC).

    Shop locally for plants at PIC Plant Sale this weekend | West Philly Local
    Posted on 29 April 2016 The annual Parent Infant Center's (PIC) fundraising plant sale kicks off today at 4 p.m. at St. Andrews Chapel (42nd and Spruce). The two-day sale is an opportunity not only to purchase annuals, perennials, fruits, veggies, herbs and houseplants locally, but also to support PIC's Tuition Assistance Fund and to visit the beautiful St.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

14 hours ago

Crime Report for April 14 to April 23

April 20, 12:45 a.m. Off Campus Location, 3900 Market Street

April 14, 3000 Market Street

April 21, 9 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. 100 N. 33rd St.

April 22, 5:30 and 7:40 p.m. 3100 Market Street

April 23, 3400 Market Street

April 21, 4:55 p.m. 3400 Lancaster Avenue

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April 19 to 21, 2800 Queen Lane

    Crime Report for April 14 to April 23 - The Triangle
    The following crimes occurred on or near campus and were reported to The Triangle by the Drexel University Department of Public Safety between April 14 to April 23. All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement or Division of Public Safety incident reports. ROBBERY (1) April 20, 12:45 a.m.
    http://thetriangle.org

19 hours ago

Byko: Want a piece of me?

You also can send a check in any amount to Byko's Safe Bike Ride, c/o People's Emergency Center, 325 N. 39th St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19104. Write "Bike Ride" in the memo field.

    Byko: Want a piece of me?
    FOR THE CHARITY event, I was going to liken myself to the best-known American bicyclist ever. Unhappily, that's doper Lance Armstrong, not the kind of person I want to be associated with. That's how some bicyclists feel about me. Mostly just those who ignore the rules of the road, plus some who are afraid to ride without bicycle lanes.
    http://www.philly.com

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34 hours ago

Tonight Picks: Philadelphia Science Festival, The Penn Relays, Philly Black Pride And More

Where:Whosoever Metropolitan Community Church of Philadelphia, 3637 Chestnut Street

Where:Franklin Field, 235 S. 33rd Street

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Where:The Franklin Institute, 222 N. 20th Street

Where:Asian Arts Initiative, 1219 Vine Street

Where:Brigantessa, 1520 East Passyunk Avenue

Where:United By Blue Coffeehouse and Clothier, 144 N. 2nd Street

    Tonight Picks: Philadelphia Science Festival, The Penn Relays, Philly Black Pride And More
    Photo by M. Fischetti for Visit Philadelphia Happy Thursday, Philly! Celebrate the night with festival events, special dinners and more. The festivals of spring are in full swing this evening with a variety of great happenings - from sports-based events to science-themed fun - all over the city.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

34 hours ago

What if the Phillies ballpark was built in Center City?

31st and Walnut

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Broad and Spring Garden

13th and Vine

There were other, less-popular ideas bandied about in the late 90s and early 2000s, including sites in Port Richmond and Kensington, FDR Park, and South Broad Street at Washington Avenue.

Some residents swooned over the success of the San Francisco Giants' harbor-side AT&T Park, and proposed a similar stadium on the waterfront at Delaware Avenue and Spring Garden

    What if the Phillies ballpark was built in Center City?
    In the spring of 1992, the city of Baltimore unveiled the latest addition to its downtown revitalization project, and incidentally, started a revolution. Oriole Park at Camden Yards, with its downtown location, nostalgic ambiance and charming 19th century warehouse backdrop, kicked off an ultra-urban, retro-themed stadium boom.
    http://www.philly.com

35 hours ago

Contemporary Rendering For Ronald McDonald Expansion

...you a couple weeks ago about two missing Frank Furness Victorian twins at 3935 and 3937 Chestnut St., we were able to determine that the Ronald McDonald House had purchased the properties but...

    Contemporary Rendering For Ronald McDonald Expansion
    We're a little embarrassed. When we told you a couple weeks ago about two missing Frank Furness Victorian twins at 3935 and 3937 Chestnut St., we were able to determine that the Ronald McDonald House had purchased the properties but we didn't know what they were planning for the large site.
    http://www.ocfrealty.com

44 hours ago

Crime Log: April 15 - April 21

April 16: An affiliated 20-year-old woman reported around 1:40 a.m. that a male had followed her inside her building on Spruce Street near 40th. When she yelled at him, he ran away. At 2:20 a.m., a UPennAlert was sent out because of the incident. An all-clear message was sent 22 minutes later. 

April 15: At 3:45 p.m., an unaffiliated 18-year-old man was given a citation for urinating in public on Baltimore Avenue near 40th.

April 16: An unaffiliated 34-year-old man was caught panhandling around 8:15 a.m. on the 4000 block of Ludlow Street. When confronted by police, he was found to have an outstanding warrant and was arrested.

April 21: An unaffiliated 57-year-old man was stopped for loitering on the 3700 block of Sansom Street around 7:18 a.m. He was arrested after being found with an outstanding warrant. 

April 17: At the Beta Theta Phi fraternity house on the 3900 block of Spruce Street, an unaffiliated 22-year-old man reported that a brick was thrown through his first-floor window. 

    Crime Log: April 15 - April 21
    April 17: Confidential April 19: Confidential April 19: An unaffiliated 48-year-old man was arrested, but police gave no other additional info about what prompted his arrest. April 21: Around 2:11 a.m. at McDonald's, an affiliated 19-year-old man reported being punched in the face by another person in line after a verbal altercation.
    http://www.thedp.com

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Zheng | What I learned in my rookie season covering Penn Athletics

The same cannot be said within the confines of 4015 Walnut. As I sit here, surrounded by people who have devoted an unhealthy portion of their...

    Zheng | What I learned in my rookie season covering Penn Athletics
    No, not like that. There was no romantic intent. It was high school, and I had no ulterior motive other than beefing up my Common App with another extracurricular activity. The only problem was that I had to decide on a section to write for.
    http://www.thedp.com

2 days ago

30+ New And Coming-Soon Restaurants Hitting Philly This Spring

Where:Beefsteak, 3417 Spruce Street

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Where:The Dutch, 1527 S. 4th Street

Where:Wm. Mulherin’s Sons, 1355 N. Front Street

Where:Root Restaurant, 1206 Frankford Avenue

Where:Dottie's Donuts, 4529 Springfield Avenue

Where:SuGa, 1720 Sansom Street

Where:Fishtown Social, 1525 Frankford Avenue

Where:Essen Bakery, 1437 East Passyunk Avenue

Where:Neon Lobster, 2101 S. 3rd Street

Where:Saté Kampar, 1837 East Passyunk Avenue

Where:Southwark, 701 S. 4th Street

Where:Cleavers, 108 S. 18th Street

Where:Sea Bar Restaurant, 140 North 10th Street

Where:Snap Custom Pizza, 1504 Sansom Street

Where:Sweet Nectar Dessert Kitchen, 547 N. 20th Street

Where:Jaxon BYOB, 701 N. 3rd Street

Where:Skygarten, 1717 Arch Street, 51st Floor

Where:Hugo’s Frog Bar & Chop House, 1001 N. Delaware Avenue

Where:On Point, 1200 Point Breeze Avenue

Where:Royal Izakaya, 782 S. 2nd Street

Where:Shoofry, 132 S. 17th Street

Where:South Helm, 100 Morris Street

Where:Tiki, 102 S. 13th Street

Where:Lou Bird's, 500 S. 20th Street

Where:Perla, 1535 S. 11th Street

Where:Cheu Noodle Bar, 1420 Frankford Avenue

Where:Jansen, 7402 Germantown Avenue

    30+ New And Coming-Soon Restaurants To Check Out In Philly This Spring
    Photo by C. Smyth for Visit Philadelphia The spring restaurant scene in Philly is sizzling with more than 25 new eateries in neighborhoods across the city. The spring season's in full bloom, and so is the region's restaurant scene with a spate of just-opened eateries refreshing diner's palates.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

2 days ago

Mantua re-zoning, gentrification meetings this Thursday

Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell has scheduled a Mantua community re-zoning meeting for Thursday, April 28 after hundreds of Mantua residents participated in a mass letter-writing campaign to her office. The meeting will take place at Grace Lutheran Church (3529 Haverford Ave.), from 6 – 7:30 p.m.

...on Thursday, from 5:30-7:00 p.m., the Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships (3509 Spring Garden St.) in collaboration with the Drexel Black Graduate Student Union, will be hosting its next event...

    Mantua re-zoning, gentrification meetings this Thursday | West Philly Local
    Posted on 27 April 2016 Two important community meetings are scheduled for tomorrow in the Mantua neighborhood - on re-zoning and gentrification issues. Residents are encouraged to attend. Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell has scheduled a Mantua community re-zoning meeting for Thursday, April 28 after hundreds of Mantua residents participated in a mass letter-writing campaign to her office.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

2 days ago

A Viewer’s Guide to the 2016 Penn Relays

...at Franklin Field, located on 33rd Street between Walnut and South streets in University City (235 South 33rd Street). To avoid an annoying parking experience, we recommend taking SEPTA via bus, trolley or rail...

...we recommend taking SEPTA via bus, trolley or rail. You can take the trolley to 36th and Sansom Street or to 37th and Spruce Street, or take the Market-Frankford Line to 34th and...

...Sansom Street or to 37th and Spruce Street, or take the Market-Frankford Line to 34th and Market Street. Franklin Field is about a 30-minute walk from Suburban Station if you’re taking...

40th and Walnut Street: 6 a.m. to midnight. $10 for the first hour, $2 each additional hour. $29 maximum. Note: Credit card only.

38th and Walnut Street (please use the 38th Street entrance): 6:30 a.m. to midnight. $10 for the...

34th and Chestnut Street: $18 from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. $13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $10 from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. On Saturdays and Sundays it’s $10 from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Note: Credit card only.

31st and Walnut Street (Penn Park): $3 per hour up to four hours. $12 flat rate for four hours or more. First-come, first-served. Note: Credit card only.

    A Viewer's Guide to the 2016 Penn Relays
    Then Penn Relays kick off tomorrow! Below, everything you need to know, from how to get there to where park to where to sit to what you'll see. The Schedule Thursday, April 28th, 10 a.m. to 11:10 p.m. Expect to see: high school girls, college men and women, nighttime distance runs and Olympic Development events.
    http://www.phillymag.com

2 days ago

Tonight Picks: Chinese Lantern Festival, Philadelphia Science Festival And Much More

World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut Street, Philadelphia

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The Franklin Institute, 222 N. 20th Street

Frankford Hall, 1210 Frankford Avenue

The Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz and Performing Arts, 738 S. Broad Street

Garage, 1231-1233 East Passyunk Avenue

FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Boulevard

    Tonight Picks: Chinese Lantern Festival, Philadelphia Science Festival And Much More
    Photo by K. Gronostajski courtesy Philadelphia Science Festival This evening, enjoy major festivals, live music, cool performances and much more... With indoor and outdoor festivals, a concert of Latin music, a poetry slam at the Art Museum and much more, this Wednesday evening is feeling an awful lot like a weekend!
    http://www.uwishunu.com

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