1 hour ago

Development Manager, Central Philadelphia Development Corporation

660 Chestnut Street

    Development Manager | Philaculture.org
    GENERAL PURPOSE OF THE JOB: The Development Manager is responsible for providing strategic support and high-level implementation of the Center City District Foundation's fundraising projects. The Development Manager will be responsible for foundation, government and corporate grant research and writing and for building and expanding over time a base of individual donors to supplement traditional grant opportunities.
    https://www.philaculture.org

5 hours ago

'Not My Presidents Day' protests planned in Philly, other cities

In Philadelphia, protesters plan to gather at noon at Thomas Paine Plaza. After a series of speeches, the group plans to march to Independence Mall at 6th and Market Streets, then back to the plaza.

    'Not My Presidents Day' protests planned in Philly, other cities
    Protesters in cities across the country, including Philadelphia, are planning to mark the Presidents Day holiday with demonstrations targeting the current president. Demonstrations are planned Monday to protest President Trump's policies and actions on immigration, the environment, health care and other issues. In Philadelphia, protesters plan to gather at noon at Thomas Paine Plaza.
    http://www.philly.com

6 hours ago

25+ Wonderful Things To Do In Philly This Week, February 20-26

Various locations including African American Museum, 701 Arch Street

Various locations including National Constitution Center, 525 Arch Street

Where:Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard

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Where:Dilworth Park, 1 S. 15th Street

Where:Various locations including SugarHouse Casino, 1001 N. Delaware Avenue

Where:Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad Street

Where:Various locations including El Rey, 2013 Chestnut Street

Where:Hotel Palomar, 117 S. 17th Street

Where:Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel Street

Where:Brauhaus Schmitz, 718 South Street

Where:Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad Street

Where:The Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Where:International House, 3701 Chestnut Street

Where:Penn Museum, 3260 South Street

Where:Marian Anderson Historical Society & Museum, 762 Martin Street

Where:Reading Terminal Market, 51 N. 12th Street

Where:Johnson House Historic Site, 6306 Germantown Avenue

Where:Prince Theater, 1412 Chestnut Street

Where:Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad Street

    25 Terrific Things To Do In Philly This Week
    Photo courtesy Center City District Grand opening of Person of the Crowd at the Barnes Foundation, Philly Fashion Week, last call for the ice rink at Dilworth Park and more... Get ready - it's a super busy week in Philadelphia. Sunday is the final day for the wintertime attractions at Dilworth Park.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

12 hours ago

20 hours ago

A RIDE ON THE IRISH CREAM (Erin Markey/ FringeArts): The mind does crazy, sexy, cool things with memories

[Fringe Arts, 140 North Columbus Boulevard] February 16-18, 2017; fringearts.com.

    A RIDE ON THE IRISH CREAM (Erin Markey/ FringeArts): The mind does crazy, sexy, cool things with memories
    What is the Irish Cream? Was it for you, like so many of us, the first liqueur permitted by your parents to warm your round young belly in the winter of your youth? Sour but sultry, you felt a faraway hint of a wisdom you had not yet grasped?
    http://phindie.com

23 hours ago

Philly Protesters Organize 'Not My President's Day' March

Protesters will then begin their march at the Thomas Paine Plaza and continue up to 6th & Market streets in the Independence Mall area. Protesters will then return to the plaza.

    Philly Protesters Organize 'Not My President's Day' March
    Protesters have organized a march against the Trump administration on President's Day Monday afternoon. The 'Not My President' rally will first feature a series of guest speaker at the Thomas Paine Plaza,...
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

28 hours ago

In case you can't figure out why Comcast might want to invest in Vox Media or BuzzFeed, here's 4,200 words on the topic

...by his father, who’d built it, while I was living on a block at 3rd and Arch that Comcast hadn’t even bothered to wire for cable yet...

    Comcast's Surprisingly Viral Future
    I first wrote about Comcast for this magazine in 1991, when a few hundred million dollars and endless spools of coaxial cable were all you needed. I traced how the Philadelphia company had exploded across America, gulping one dorky regional cable TV company after another.
    http://www.phillymag.com

35 hours ago

35 hours ago

Benjamin Franklin Bridge, Philadelphia, PA 19106 posted 1 photo to Fotella:

36 hours ago

Emma'Z Foodsteps posted 12 photos to Flickr:
daversa posted 1 photo to Flickr:

37 hours ago

The Best Philly-Area Spas to Help You Reboot for Spring

...try: aromatherapy, their signature, which boosts the potency of their services and leaves you energetic. 32 North 3rd Street, Old City

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...a dry sauna. Pro tip: Prepare to strip down; most guests unwind in the buff. 41 Cheltenham Avenue, Cheltenham

37 hours ago

Comcast’s Surprisingly Viral Future

...by his father, who’d built it, while I was living on a block at 3rd and Arch that Comcast hadn’t even bothered to wire for cable yet...

    Comcast's Surprisingly Viral Future
    I first wrote about Comcast for this magazine in 1991, when a few hundred million dollars and endless spools of coaxial cable were all you needed. I traced how the Philadelphia company had exploded across America, gulping one dorky regional cable TV company after another.
    http://www.phillymag.com

38 hours ago

The Best Philly-Area Spas to Help You Reboot for Spring

...try: aromatherapy, their signature, which boosts the potency of their services and leaves you energetic. 32 North 3rd Street, Old City

This article has 1 other Philadelphia location (Show)

...a dry sauna. Pro tip: Prepare to strip down; most guests unwind in the buff. 41 Cheltenham Avenue, Cheltenham

2 days ago

Weekend Phillyfun Picks: Feb. 17-20

239 Arch St.

525 Arch Street

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51 N 12th St.

1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

    Weekend Phillyfun Picks: Feb. 17-20 - PhillyFun4Kids
    Happy President's Day Weekend! Enjoy the extra day of fun with the kids this weekend at one of these great Presidential family fun events in and around Philly! Black History Month Celebration Saturday Feb. 18 10am - 2pm Reading Terminal Market 51 N 12th St.
    http://www.phillyfun4kids.com

2 days ago

2 days ago

Editorial | The other type of diversity

In a widely-cited piece of compelling data journalism, The New York Times last month compiled a list of the 38 American colleges and universities that enroll more students from the top one percent of the U.S. income distribution than from the bottom 60 percent combined.

    Editorial | The other type of diversity
    In a widely-cited piece of compelling data journalism, The New York Times last month compiled a list of the 38 American colleges and universities that enroll more students from the top one percent of the U.S. income distribution than from the bottom 60 percent combined.
    http://www.thedp.com

2 days ago

Pat Toomey Is Moving His Philly Office to Old City

The United States Custom House is an Art Deco building constructed in the early 1930s at 2nd and Chestnut streets as part of the WPA.

    Pat Toomey Is Moving His Philly Office to Old City
    If possible, senators' home-state offices are supposed to be in federal buildings. Pat Toomey is moving his to the Custom House. Pat Toomey announced today that he's moving his office to the U.S. Custom House in Old City. Typically, the relocation of a regional Senate office one-and-a-half miles would not make the news.
    http://www.phillymag.com

3 days ago

Center City’s Ice Skating Rinks Wrap Up For The Season In The Coming Weeks

Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard

This article has 1 other Philadelphia location (Show)

Dilworth Park, 1 S. 15th Street

    Last Chance: Center City's Ice Skating Rinks Wrap Up for the Season in the Coming Weeks
    Photo by Matt Stanley for DRWC Rothman Ice Rink at Dilworth Park and Blue Cross RiverRink are getting ready to close for the season... Two of Philadelphia's most popular wintertime attractions are wrapping up for the season soon.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

3 days ago

Pat Toomey's Philadelphia office is moving

Starting March 1, the Pennsylvania Republican's office in Philadelphia will be in the U.S. Custom House at 200 Chestnut St.

    Pat Toomey's Philadelphia office is moving
    U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey's Philadelphia office is moving. Starting March 1, the Pennsylvania Republican's office in Philadelphia will be in the U.S. Custom House at 200 Chestnut St. Toomey said the lease for his current office at 1628 John F. Kennedy Blvd. is expiring and his staff had been searching for space in a federal building.
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

DVRPC Board Meeting

...Comments can also be mailed to the (c/o Office of Communications and Engagement, DVRPC, 190 N. Independence Mall West, 8th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19106...

    DVRPC Board Meeting
    Public comments will be featured during this meeting as a package. To submit, head to the application on the DVRPC's website, fax it to 215-592-9125 or email it to public_affairs@dvrpc.org. Comments can also be mailed to the (c/o Office of Communications and Engagement, DVRPC, 190 N. Independence Mall West, 8th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19106).
    http://planphilly.com

3 days ago

German churches and South Philly sites headed for historic designation

150 N. 6th Street

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...former First Mennonite Church of Philadelphia (now the Lewis Temple Pentecostal Church of God), at Diamond and Reese streets, was recommended for designation on the basis of its connections to German Philadelphia history...

...for its rural roots. The congregation began worship in the 1860s, and its building at 513 Diamond opened in 1882. The congregation maintained its ethnic German roots, continuing services in German until...

...Celeste Morello advanced a nomination for the former St. John German Evangelical Lutheran Church at 516 Wharton Street, now Russell Tabernacle C.M.E Church. The church was recommended for nomination on the...

The committee agreed to requests for continuances for five properties: Harbisons’ Dairies (2041-55 Coral St), Tabor Chapel (1642 Fitzwater Street), Rohm & Haas building, public interior and objects (100 S. Independence...

...to requests for continuances for five properties: Harbisons’ Dairies (2041-55 Coral St), Tabor Chapel (1642 Fitzwater Street), Rohm & Haas building, public interior and objects (100 S. Independence Mall West), St. Laurentius Church...

...Mall West), St. Laurentius Church’s objects, and West Philadelphia Friends Meeting House and School (3500-10 Lancaster Avenue...

9/26 Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority is offering Purchase and Development of 800-30 Vine Street

    German churches and South Philly sites headed for historic designation
    At the first meeting of the year for the Philadelphia Historical Commission's Committee on Historic Designation, one object and seven properties were recommended for listing in the local register of historic places. Five Churches Of the five churches recommended for designation, three are tied to the city's landscape of German-American institutions built for the city's large population of German-speaking immigrants and subsequent generations of German-Americans.
    http://planphilly.com

3 days ago

Where To Eat, Drink And Celebrate Mardi Gras 2017 In Philadelphia

Where:Khyber Pass Pub, 56 S. 2nd Street

This article has 8 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Where:Franky Bradley's, 1320 Chancellor Street

Where:Beck's Cajun Cafe, 51 N. 12th Street

Where:South Kitchen & Jazz Parlor, 600 N. Broad Street

Where:Rex 1516, 1516 South Street

Where:Chris' Jazz Cafe, 1421 Sansom Street

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

Where:World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut Street

Where:Catahoula Philly, 775 S. Front Street

3 days ago

A legacy of giving

A public memorial service for Boscov will be held Feb. 26 at 136 N. 6th Street in Reading.

    A legacy of giving - The Triangle
    Albert Boscov, chairman of Boscov's department store, passed away Feb. 10 at the age of 87 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. During his 87 years, Boscov impacted the lives of many, both through his efforts in business and philanthropy.
    http://thetriangle.org

3 days ago

Center City's housing boom slightly outpaces demand

150 N. 6th Street

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Zoning board approves 80 apartments and retail at 12th and Chestnut

9/26 Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority is offering Purchase and Development of 800-30 Vine Street

    Center City's housing boom slightly outpaces demand
    Center City is still booming, the Center City District (CCD) reports. Housing is the subject of the latest report from Philadelphia's premier business improvement district. The headline number is that 2,506 new dwelling units were completed in Greater Center City-defined as river to river, and Tasker to Girard-which is the largest number since the turn of this century.
    http://planphilly.com

4 days ago

Philly Restaurants Are Closing or Cutting Operations For Day Without Immigrants Today

El Azteca, 714 Chestnut St, closed for Day Without Immigrants pic.twitter.com/fXN1KcuRNF — Julie Shaw (@julieshawphilly) February 16, 2017

    Philly Restaurants Are Closing or Cutting Operations For Day Without Immigrants Today
    Here's the list
    http://philly.eater.com

4 days ago

Giving arts a seat at the community development table

150 N. 6th Street

This article has 1 other Philadelphia location (Show)

9/26 Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority is offering Purchase and Development of 800-30 Vine Street

    Giving arts a seat at the community development table
    COMMUNITY COLLABORATION Panelists emphasized that creative placemaking only works when the community is deeply involved. After all, creative placemaking is about strengthening community and addressing a challenge or issue within that community. Effective creative placemaking, as Hahn pointed out, is not a DIY effort, but DIT (do it together) - in part because the lives of those in the community make up a medium of a project.
    http://planphilly.com

4 days ago

Tonight Picks: Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest, BalletX Winter Series, Parc’s Pastry Dinner And More

Where:Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Stratus Rooftop Lounge, 433 Chestnut Street

This article has 5 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Where:The Wilma Theater, 265 S. Broad Street

Where:Parc, 227 S. 18th Street

Where:The Latvian Society of Philadelphia, 531 N. 7th Street

Where:South Bowl, 19 W. Oregon Avenue

Where:Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom Street

    Tonight Picks: Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest, BalletX Winter Series, Parc's Pastry Dinner And More
    Photo by C. Smyth for Visit Philadelphia Enjoy this Thursday night in Philly... With cold weather and major winds, it's a perfect night to cozy up at the theater or duck into one of the city's great restaurants. Our top picks for tonight, below.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

4 days ago

SEPTA proposes new buses for University City, Roosevelt Blvd.

150 N. 6th Street

This article has 1 other Philadelphia location (Show)

9/26 Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority is offering Purchase and Development of 800-30 Vine Street

    SEPTA proposes new buses for University City, Roosevelt Blvd.
    Such frequent service won't be merely convenient, said Mike Carroll, Deputy Managing Director for Philadelphia's Office of Transportation and Infrastructure Systems ( OTIS). "There are some crashes that take place because people are bolting across streets along the Boulevard or-believe it or not-bolting across the Boulevard to catch the bus."
    http://planphilly.com

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