5 hours ago

12+ New Restaurants Now Serving In Philly This Summer

3417 Spruce Street

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SugarHouse Casino, 1001 N. Delaware Avenue

Sonesta Philadelphia Hotel, 1800 Market Street

100 Morris Street

1138 Pine Street

711 Walnut Street

958 N. 2nd Street

Dilworth Park, 1 S. 15th Street

Where:Three Logan Square, 1717 Arch Street

    12+ New Restaurants Now Serving In Philly This Summer
    Photo courtesy Aqimero at The Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia Steakhouses, poke restaurants, Thai ice cream shops, fast-casual vegetarian eateries and more... Summertime is more delicious than ever with fresh flavors for everyone. It might be take-it-easy season for the rest of us, but Philly's restaurant owners are still working around the clock to open new establishments for our summer enjoyment, from classic steak to Thai rolled ice cream.
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7 hours ago

Another ribbon cut, another great program in ...

...25* Aviator Park 20th St. and Benjamin Franklin Parkway 7/27 – 7/31* Clark Park 4398 Chester Ave. 8/3 – 8/7* Jefferson Square Park 400 Washington Ave. 8/12 – 8/14 Playing...

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...27 – 7/31* Clark Park 4398 Chester Ave. 8/3 – 8/7* Jefferson Square Park 400 Washington Ave. 8/12 – 8/14 Playing Angels, Kelly Drive and Fountain Green Dr. 8/19 – 8...

...Kelly Drive and Fountain Green Dr. 8/19 – 8/21 Friends of Penn Treaty Park 1431 N. Delaware Ave. 8/26 – 8/28 Franklin's Paine Skatepark Fund Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and...

...Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Benjamin Franklin Parkway 9/1 – 9/5 FDR Park 1500 Pattison Ave. 9/7 – 9/11* Fairmount Water Works Side Lawn 640 Waterworks Dr. 9/16 – 9...

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11 hours ago

West Philly arts organizations get support from city

Suite 200 3901 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104-3608, 38.36, -75.60000000000002

    West Philly arts organizations get support from city | West Philly Local
    Posted on 29 June 2016 Thirteen Philadelphia groups that offer youth arts enrichment programs have recently received recognition and some financial boost from the city, and it's great to see some West Philly arts organizations on the list.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

11 hours ago

Tonight Picks: Parks On Tap Opens, Rocky At The Art Museum Steps, Center City Sips And More

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Penn Museum, 3260 South Street, Philadelphia

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The Drake Apartments, 1512 Spruce Street

Dilworth Park, 1 South 15th Street, Philadelphia

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA), 118-128 North Broad Street, Philadelphia

PFS Roxy Theater, 2023 Sansom Street, Philadelphia

    Tonight Picks: Parks On Tap Opens, Rocky At The Art Museum Steps, Center City Sips And More
    Photo by M. Edlow for Visit Philadelphia The excitement of the upcoming July 4th holiday is palpable in Philly with movie nights, concerts, a beer garden pop up and more. It's an exciting evening in Philadelphia and the weather is looking great for all of the great events happening tonight.
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11 hours ago

Penn to host a variety of DNC-related events

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    Penn to host a variety of DNC-related events
    From Monday, July 25, to Thursday, July 28, Philadelphia will host the Democratic National Convention. Accordant with the DNC, Penn is educating and engaging policymakers, political correspondents, and the public through DNC-related events. For the second time in the past five presidential election seasons, the City of Philadelphia will be showcased nationally as the host of a major party convention.
    https://penncurrent.upenn.edu

11 hours ago

Penn biochemist develops plant-based booster vaccine for polio

Suite 200 3901 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104-3608, 38.36, -75.60000000000002

    Penn biochemist develops plant-based booster vaccine for polio
    Henry Daniell, a professor of biochemistry in the School of Dental Medicine, has developed a booster vaccine that could complement a current polio vaccine and ensure protection against polio for millions around the globe. The world is tantalizingly close to eradicating polio.
    https://penncurrent.upenn.edu

11 hours ago

Where to Find the Best Burritos in Philly

261 S. 44th St.; 215-620-1851

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1122 S. Ninth St.; 215-551-0850

1301 N. Fifth St.; 215-235-2294

2004 Chestnut St.; 267-639-9405

    Where to Find the Best Burritos in Philly
    The appeal of a hulking, foil-wrapped burrito is undeniable. But if you're in the market for something beyond the fast-casual sphere, Philadelphia has plenty of options. From classic Mexican to only in Philly creations, here's where to find the best burritos in town. Honest Tom's Taco ...
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22 hours ago

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35 hours ago

USciences names new president

Katz will be introduced to the USciences community in the McNeil Science and Technology Center (43rd St. at Woodland Ave.) on August 23.

    USciences names new president | West Philly Local
    Posted on 28 June 2016 The university's Board of Trustees has named a new president, 18 months after the previous University of the Sciences president, Helen Giles-Gee, stepped down. Dr. Paul Katz will serve as the university's 25th president, according to an announcement by Board Chairman Marvin Samson.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

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2 days ago

Near Penn, Trading a Catering Hall For Student Housing

Don't look now, but the 4200 block of Chestnut Street is getting some new student housing. Okay, go ahead and look, it's happening no matter what you do.

4217 Chestnut St. was home for a number of years to Jack Kramers Catering, but the two-story...

...could see a similar situation to the unfortunate demolitions we told you about on the 4000 block of Chestnut Street. We don't typically advocate for this kind of thing, but could some targeted downzoning...

    Near Penn, Trading a Catering Hall For Student Housing
    Don't look now, but the 4200 block of Chestnut Street is getting some new student housing. Okay, go ahead and look, it's happening no matter what you do.New hole in the ground4217 Chestnut St. was home for a number of years to Jack Kramers Catering, but the two-story building that housed the business has been demolished, leaving a large empty lot in its place.
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4 days ago

Off the wall: Cornbread and other early graffiti artists speak

The film will be shown at 7 p.m. Saturday at International House, 3701 Chestnut St. Admission: $9, students $7. McCray and other former wall writers will take part in a Q&A session and will sign copies of a Gastman book that will be available for sale.

    Off the wall: Cornbread and other early graffiti artists speak
    There are no graffiti on the quiet East Germantown block of redbrick rowhouses where Darryl McCray lives. His home is modest, with a pink hydrangea bush out front. A black-and-white cat sleeps beneath a beige patio chair.
    http://www.philly.com

4 days ago

Imprisoned abortion doc Kermit Gosnell sues Philly D.A., Daily News

...antiabortion activists for fetal remains found in Gosnell's Women's Medical Society clinic at 3801 Lancaster Ave.

    Imprisoned abortion doc Gosnell sues Philly D.A., Daily News
    Writing from the Pennsylvania prison where he's serving three consecutive life terms, former West Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams and the Daily News. The typed 14-page document, filed Monday in U.S.
    http://www.philly.com

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5 days ago

Imprisoned abortion doc Gosnell sues Philly D.A., Daily News

...antiabortion activists for fetal remains found in Gosnell's Women's Medical Society clinic at 3801 Lancaster Ave.

    Imprisoned abortion doc Gosnell sues Philly D.A., Daily News
    Writing from the Pennsylvania prison where he's serving three consecutive life terms, former West Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams and the Daily News. The typed 14-page document, filed Monday in U.S.
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6 days ago

What’s Going on With Gangster Vegan Organics? A Lot, Actually

Yesterday, West Philly Local noted that the location that, back in October, was announced as a new storefront for Gangster Vegan Organics, a Norristown-based shop all about plant-based food and juice, seemed to available to lease now. Meaning … no more Gangster Vegan planned for 4305 Locust Street?

When it comes to the location at 43rd and Locust Street, DePaul says he never signed a lease for the storefront, though he did rent the...

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...Philly is out: He’s currently eyeing a location in a multi-use property at 46th and Woodland Avenue. Then, there are two other new locations to talk about: First off, there’s the...

    What's Going on With Gangster Vegan Organics? A Lot, Actually
    The plant-based spot has a new Phoenixville storefront opening this summer, a food truck in the works, and they're eyeing a new location for a West Philly shop. Yesterday, West Philly Local noted that the location that, back in October, was announced as a new storefront for Gangster Vegan Organics, a Norristown-based shop all about plant-based food and juice, seemed to available to lease now.
    http://www.phillymag.com

6 days ago

Updated Jun 23rd

Sep. 27-           Asian American Chamber of Commerce hosts Award Banquet at Sheraton-University City, 3549 Chestnut St., 5:30 p.m. Tickets $65. For info: (215) 642-2333.

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Jun. 23-          State Rep. Donna Bullock hosts Open House at 2835 Girard Ave., 5:30-7 p.m. Help with unemployment, disability and workers’-compensation issues, birth and...

Jun. 23-          State Rep. Lynwood Savage hosts “How to Pay for College Workshop” at Vine Memorial Bapt. Ch., 5600 W. Girard Ave., 6-8 p.m. Light refreshments. For info: (215) 879-6640.

Jun. 23-          State Rep. Rosita Youngblood & 39th Police Dist. Capt. Michael Craighead host Community Mtg. at New Hope Temple Baptist Ch., 312 W. Manheim St., 6-8 p.m. For info: (215) 866-8696.

Jun. 23-          Councilwoman Cherelle Parker hosts N.W. Community Mtg. at Enon Tabernacle Baptist Ch., Family Life Ctr., 2800 W. Cheltenham Ave., 7 p.m. For info: (215) 686-3454.

Jun. 23-          Uptown Hall of Fame holds Awards Program at CBS 3, 1515 Hamilton St. For info: (215) 236-1878.

...Fund, Grands as Parents, Uptown Entertainment Development Corp. & Fratorheru Inst. Present “Health & Wellness Fair” at 2231 N. Broad St., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. AIDS, blood-pressure, diabetes screening & much more. Music, used...

Jun. 26-          Jim Pio hosts Crawfish Boil at 7363 Claridge St., 3 p.m. $30 per person, $50 per couple. Enjoy unlimited beer and fresh Louisiana crawfish. For tickets: RCC (215) 561-0650, Pio Team (215) 356-3092.

Jun. 27-          Malcolm Kenyatta, Phila. NOW & Grands as Parents host “Unleashing N. Philly: Changing the Outcomes for Children Managing Trauma” at Berean Baptist Ch., 2101 N. Broad St., 608 p.m. For info: (267) 579-2264.

Jun. 28-          Mike Parrish for Congress is hosted Reception at Pagano’s Market & Bar, 2001 Market St., 5:30-8 p.m. Hosts include Congressman Bob Brady, State Rep. Dwight Evans and...

Jun. 30-          State Rep. Lynwood Savage hosts “How to Pay for College Workshop” at Holy Temple COGIC 6000 Callowhill St., 6-8 p.m. Light refreshments. For info: (215) 879-6640.

Jul. 4-              Stenton Mansion hosts 4th of July Celebration at 4601 N. 18th St., 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Make your own ice cream. To register: (215) 329-7312.

Jul. 9-             State Senate candidate Ross Feinberg hosts Brunch at Pub 36, 7681 Frankford Ave., 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tickets $25, Seniors $20, Hosts $50, VIP Sponsors $100.

Aug. 13-          State Rep. Mark Cohen hosts Senior & Youth Summer Health Fair at 6300-6400 Rising Sun Ave., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Vendors, giveaways, health screenings, legislative services, games, live bands, food. For info: Sonya Thomas (215) 342-2167 or Wbrown@Pahouse.Net.

    Updated Jun 23rd
    Jun. 23- State Rep. Donna Bullock hosts Open House at 2835 Girard Ave., 5:30-7 p.m. Help with unemployment, disability and workers'-compensation issues, birth and death certificates, navigating Health & Human Services, voter registration and problems with insurance and utility companies. Light refreshments. For info: (215) 684-3738. Jun. 23- State Rep.
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Jun 23

Huntsman Jr. speaks at opening of Perelman Center for Jewish Life

...started in 2005, when Lubavitch House acquired the property adjacent to its existing location at 4032 Spruce Street. This expansion tripled the amount of usable space in the house, allowing 150 students to...

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239 S Camac Street, Philadelphia, Center City 19107, 39.9473435, -75.16152420000003

The Ronald O. Perelman Center for Jewish Life celebrated its dedication on June 16, with 1987 College graduate and former Utah Gov. Jon M. Huntsman Jr. as the event’s keynote speaker.

The $5 million revamp was made possible by 1964 Wharton graduate and 1966 MBA graduate Ronald O. Perelman, a member of the same Perelman family...

    Huntsman Jr. speaks at opening of Perelman Center for Jewish Life
    The newly renovated center, located at 4032-34 Spruce Street, houses a synagogue, library, Beis Midrash (a Jewish learning center), eight studio apartments for students as well as one three-bedroom apartment, lounge areas, Kosher dining and offices for the Jewish Women's Resource Center and the Healthy Living Task Force.
    http://www.thedp.com

Jun 22

U. City Historical Society fighting demolition of Chestnut Street rowhomes

...Society (UCHS) is waging a legal battle to stop the demolition of the buildings at 4046-48 Chestnut Street and the construction of an apartment building in its place. These properties, along with the...

The building adjacent to 4046 Chestnut St. – at 4042 Chestnut St. – has already been demolished to make room for apartments.

    U. City Historical Society fighting demolition of Chestnut Street rowhomes | West Philly Local
    Posted on 22 June 2016 The University City Historical Society (UCHS) is waging a legal battle to stop the demolition of the buildings at 4046-48 Chestnut Street and the construction of an apartment building in its place. These properties, along with the rest of the block date to the 1870s and are currently nominated to the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

Jun 22

Weekly Entertainment Guide - Sun Splashed

The Clark Park Summer Solstice Festival returns Saturday, June 25 from 11am to sundown with live music from local bands including Flyermile, Mumblr, Rosu Lup (pictured), and more, along with crafts vendors and children's activities, 43rd & Chester, West Philadelphia. Free. Photo by Doug Seymour.

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...the city's best ethnic and regional restaurants and food trucks, plus music and more, 12th and Callowhill. Check out the pre-Night Market happy hour at the PHS Pop-Up Garden at...

...behind the walls, and see a dog training expo with New Leash on Life USA, 2027 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia. For all ages. Photo courtesy of Eastern State Penitentiary. #SassySays

...entertainment including the raising of the Maypole, Swedish food, music, crafts, games, and more, at 1900 Pattison Avenue, Philadelphia. Photo courtesy of the American Swedish Historical Museum...

...Brennan, Elena Camp, Rachel Camp and Kristine Fraelich. Original orchestrations by music director Larry Lees, 40 N. 2nd Street, Old City, Philadelphia. Photo by Frank Scott...

...diaspora identity, through August 22. An opening party takes place Friday, June 24, 6pm-9pm, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia. Pictured: Iron Heavens (installation view, Pérez Art Museum Miami, 2015), 1995. Oven pans...

...Dead classics reimagined for solo piano in the Free Library of Philadelphia's Montgomery Auditorium, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia. All ages. Free with ticket required. Photo courtesy of Holly Bowling...

    Weekly Entertainment Guide - Sun Splashed
    Robin Bloom offers 20 suggestions for what to do this week! Festivals, Food & Fun Night Market Callowhill Night Market Philadelphia is back at Callowhill, Thursday, June 23, 6pm-10pm, a street food festival featuring many of the city's best ethnic and regional restaurants and food trucks, plus music and more, 12th and Callowhill.
    http://www.newsworks.org

Jun 22

Tonight Picks: Center City Sips, Movie Night At La Peg And More

Where:Penn Museum, 3260 South Street

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Where:Dilworth Park, 1 S. 15th Street

Where:La Peg, 140 N. Columbus Boulevard

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

Where:Martha, 2113 E. York Street

Where:Race Street Pier, Race Street & N. Columbus Boulevard

    Tonight Picks: Center City Sips, Movie Night At La Peg And More
    It's another great Wednesday in Philly with happy hour, live music, an outdoor movie screening and more. This week marked the longest day of the year, which means we're basking in late sunsets (around 8:45 p.m.!) and long, sun-soaked evenings.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

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