28 min ago

LOVE Park renovation breaks ground, skateboarding ban temporarily lifted

150 N. 6th Street

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View of LOVE Park / JFK Plaza from 16th and Arch, October 2015 | Hargreaves

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

    LOVE Park renovation breaks ground, skateboarding ban temporarily lifted
    LOVE Park's long-anticipated renovation was celebrated Wednesday morning with a ceremonial groundbreaking, and an announcement that the city would lift the park's skateboarding ban through Presidents' Day.
    http://planphilly.com

28 min ago

Celebrate Valentine's Day and Weekend in Philadelphia with Heart-Shaped Pizza, Sunday Brunch, Special Cocktails and More

243 Chestnut Street (3rd and Chestnut)

243 Chestnut Street (3rd and Chestnut)

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Rittenhouse (1740 Sansom Street, 215-557-9299)

South Philadelphia (1180 S. 10th Street, 215-463-0868)

...lucky pizza-gram delivery recipient with a Passyunk-made silver LOVE necklace from Sermania Jewelry (1719 East Passyunk). Sermania’s made-on-Passyunk collection pays homage to Philadelphia’s famous LOVE statue. The...

1934 East Passyunk

1823 East Passyunk Avenue

...later, the couple celebrate their first year in business by partnering with Sweet Box Cupcakes (339 S. 13th Street) for a free shake giveaway! Kick-off the weekend from 5:00pm to 7:00pm...

214 South Street

2400 S. 19th Street (19th and Ritner)

2400 S. 19th Street (19th and Ritner)

627 S 3rd Street

409 S. 2nd Street

    Celebrate Valentine's Day and Weekend in Philadelphia with Heart-Shaped Pizza, Sunday Brunch, Special Cocktails and More
    Love is in the food in Philadelphia this Valentine's Weekend! Aversa PR clients present 11 unique menus, parties and events to celebrate Valentine's Day and Weekend for 2016. 1) SliCE Rittenhouse (1740 Sansom Street, 215-557-9299) South Philadelphia (1180 S. 10th Street, 215-463-0868) Washington Township (137 Egg Harbor Road, 856-302-5099) HEART-SHAPED PIZZA-GRAMS AND CONTEST This Valentine's Day, love is in the pizza!
    http://aversapr.com

3 hours ago

The Geek’s Guide to Celebrating Valentine’s Day in Philly

Blue Cross RiverRink, 121 N. Columbus Blvd.

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Philadelphia Runner, 1602 Sansom St

XFINITY Live!, 1100 Pattison Ave.

Philadelphia Zoo, 3400 W Girard Ave.

NEST, 1301 Locust St

Pennsylvania 6, 114 S 12th St

Jinxed Fishtown, 1331 Frankford Ave

Society Hill Dance, 409 S 2nd St

Aqua Vitae Institute, 148 N 17th St.

Laurel Hill Cemetery, 3822 Ridge Avenue

Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill St

    The Geek's Guide to Celebrating Valentine's Day in Philly
    Valentine's Day is right around the corner, and Philly has a ton of unique ways to celebrate whether you're looking for something romantic, active, geeky, or if you're flying solo. Let's get right to it! Show your love for the Spring Garden Street Greenway and join the Pennsylvania Environmental Council on a ride from Eakin's Oval to Winterfest at Penn's Landing!
    http://www.geekadelphia.com

4 hours ago

Tonight Picks: Free Music At The Kimmel Center, Happy Hour At Dilworth Park And More

Where:Zahav, 237 Saint James Place

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Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad Street

Opa, 1311 Sansom Street

The Wilma Theater, 265 S. Broad Street

Where:Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad Street

Where:Annenberg Center, 3680 Walnut Street

Dilworth Park, 1 S. 15th Street

    Tonight Picks: Free Music At The Kimmel Center, Happy Hour At Dilworth Park And More
    Photo courtesy THe Kimmel Center From after-hours museum events and free music to happy hour and live performances, the city is buzzing this Wednesday night. Anyone who is looking to fill their calendar this evening is in luck. Philadelphia marks hump day with music, dance, happy hour and more.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

4 hours ago

Obama budget proposal includes funds to finish Delaware River dredging project

150 N. 6th Street

    Obama budget proposal includes funds to finish Delaware River dredging project
    President Obama just announced his proposal earlier this week. Congressional Republicans have already said they'll ignore the President's proposal, setting the stage for yet another drawn out budget fight in Washington.
    http://planphilly.com

5 hours ago

Officials unveil new LED street lamps for Fabric Row

150 N. 6th Street

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S. 4th St. and Bainbridge St, Philadelphia PA

The changes include new white LED street lamps along both sides of 4th Street from Lombard to Christian, decorative crosswalks at the intersections of 4th and Bainbridge and 4th and South, and 13 new street trees.

JKR proposes 75 townhomes for vacant lot at Columbus and Catharine

    Officials unveil new LED street lamps for Fabric Row
    Officials from the South Street Headhouse District and the city gathered at 4th and Bainbridge Monday evening to unveil a host of completed streetscape improvements along Fabric Row in Queen Village. The changes include new white LED street lamps along both sides of 4th Street from Lombard to Christian, decorative crosswalks at the intersections of 4th and Bainbridge and 4th and South, and 13 new street trees.
    http://planphilly.com

7 hours ago

Five Fantastic New Restaurants Now Serving In Philly

...With the two new locations of Austin-based Snap Kitchen now open in Old City (243 Market Street) and Fairmount (1901 Callowhill Street), Philly eaters can enjoy almond butter and maple pancakes, oven...

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Double Knot, 120 S. 13th Street

Maya.J, 4371 Main Street

...of Austin-based Snap Kitchen now open in Old City (243 Market Street) and Fairmount (1901 Callowhill Street), Philly eaters can enjoy almond butter and maple pancakes, oven-dried tomato and goat cheese...

Travinia Italian Kitchen & Wine Bar, 1000 Frankford Avenue

Bar Hygge, 1720 Fairmount Avenue

    Five Fantastic New Restaurants Now Serving In Philly
    Photo courtesy Snap Kitchen Shake up your season by checking out these five new spots for eating and drinking... There's no such thing as winter doldrums when it comes to Philly dining. Even in the depths of snow and ice, new restaurants are bringing novel ideas to the scene.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

14 hours ago

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15 hours ago

Video purportedly shows McCoy throwing a punch during nightclub brawl

In an interview, McMahon said he had spoken with McCoy about what happened about 2:45 a.m. at the private club at 125 S. Second St., but did not offer details about the conversation. McMahon also said he had spoken with prosecutors and was not certain what charges, if any, McCoy might face.

    Video purportedly shows McCoy throwing a punch during nightclub brawl
    As Philadelphia police continue investigating a bar brawl allegedly between LeSean McCoy and several off-duty cops over the weekend, TMZ Sports published a video Tuesday morning purporting to show the former Eagles running back throwing a punch into a crowd during the melee. - Chris Palmer, Philadelphia Inquirer
    http://www.philly.com

15 hours ago

The Little Lion Launches Happy Hour in Old City Philadelphia

Newly opened The Little Lion (243 Chestnut Street) debuts happy hour starting this Thursday, February 11, 2016 with dollar oysters, new Southern Poutine...

21 hours ago

22 hours ago

7 Last-Minute Valentine's Reservations to Make Now in Philly

125 Walnut St.; 215-253-3777

308 Market St.; 215-625-0988

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114 S. 20th St.; 215-665-9150

1537 S. 11th St.; 215-551-5000

1111 Locust St.; 215-574-1099

614 S. Seventh St.; 215-625-3700

1901 Chestnut St.; 215-454-6529

    7 Last-Minute Valentine's Reservations to Make Now in Philly
    We're entering last-minute reservation territory for Valentine's Day dining, but fear not. We partnered with the experts at Reserve, a dining concierge service that helps you find great restaurants, request a reservation and split the bill. Download, click, behold: your V-Day plans are in the book.
    https://www.zagat.com

22 hours ago

Vacant properties in Point Breeze transferred for affordable housing

150 N. 6th Street

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1400 block of South Taylor Street, Google Street View

...city’s Vacant Property Review Committee approved the sale of the two properties, on the 1300 block of South Capitol Street and the 1400 block of South Taylor Street, on Tuesday morning. To develop the affordable...

...the neighborhood, until her death in 2009. The Capitol Street site is directly across from 2012 Wharton Street, where developer Howard Silverman has been pursuing a controversial market-rate housing project for a...

    Vacant properties in Point Breeze transferred for affordable housing
    The Women's Community Revitalization Project announced on Tuesday that it has secured two publicly-owned vacant properties in Point Breeze and is planning to build around 30 affordable houses in the neighborhood, which has seen sharp property-value increases over the last few years.
    http://planphilly.com

22 hours ago

Weekly Entertainment Guide - All You Need is Love

...combined with illustrations by Stadler, graphics, photos, movies, artwork, advertisements, and more through fall 2016, 211 S. Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia. Photo courtesy of Independence Seaport Museum...

...your own message, entering the floor of a convention, and much more through November 13, 525 Arch Street, Independence Mall, Philadelphia. Admission is free on Presidents' Day, Monday, February 15. Pictured: President Taft...

...February 12 and Saturday, February 13, 8pm, Studio Theatre at the Hamilton Family Arts Center, 62 N. 2nd Street, Old City, Philadelphia...

Hoots & Hellmouth's 9th Annual Valentine's Day Concert is Sunday, February 14, 7:30pm and 10pm, Tin Angel, 20 S. 2nd Street, Philadelphia.

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...more songs from the bands's discography with note-for-note delivery by the foursome, 250 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia. Photo by Richard Lovrich...

...premiere incorporating elements of Chinese classical dance as well as Mongolian and Tibetan folk styles, 265 South Broad Street, Philadelphia. Go behind the scenes with the X-Process, interactive lectures and events, conversations with...

...from four museums in the Republic of Turkey, who worked in partnership with Penn Museum, 3260 South Street, Philadelphia. Opening day celebration is February 13, 10am-4pm, with a Phrygian fashion review, music...

...show at the Utah Shakespeare Festival in June 2014. Onstage February 10 through March 20, 39 Conestoga Road, Malvern, PA. Related programs and events include Scoop on Wednesdays: History, Context, and Gossip, Thursday...

...estranged daughter and her new family, is onstage through February 28 at the historic theater, 527 N. 19th Street, Allentown, PA. Pictured: Barry Glassman and Becky Engborg as the Thayers. Photo courtesy of Civic...

...and all will be revealed Friday, February 12, 8pm, the Playground at the Adrienne Theater, 2030 Sansom Street, Philadelphia...

The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre hosts Shakespeare in Love: Open Mic Poetry Night, Friday, February 12, 7pm-9pm, celebrating the greatest love poets from around the world, 2111 Sansom Street, Philadelphia.

...a Valentine's edition of "Painting with a Twist," Headlong Studios (formerly the Arts Parlor), 1170 South Broad Street (at Broad and Federal), Philadelphia...

Glide along to your favorite love songs at the Sweetheart Skate at the Rothman Institute Ice Rink, February 14, 7pm-11pm, with hot chocolate and flowers, photo keepsake in the lover's booth, and more, 1 South 15th Street, Philadelphia.

First Person Arts' Anti-Valentine's Day StorySlam returns for a 6th year with "Ex-Files," true stories about breakups and heartbreak, Sunday, February 14, doors open at 6:30pm and show at 7pm, Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill Street, Philadelphia.

Catch Valentine's Day with Joanna Pascale & her band at Chris' Jazz Café, Sunday, February 14, 5pm, 7pm, and 9pm, 1421 Sansom Street, Philadelphia.

    Weekly Entertainment Guide - All You Need is Love
    What's Happening RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles Go on a musical journey through the life and times of one of the most influential bands in the world with the smash Broadway hit RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles, February 11-14 at the Merriam Theater.
    http://www.newsworks.org

24 hours ago

New zoning introduced for hotel at Broad and Pine

150 N. 6th Street

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New zoning introduced for hotel at Broad and Pine

341 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia

...Dranoff, who has already gotten approvals to build an SLS hotel at the corner of Broad and Spruce, where the Philadelphia International Records headquarters used to be. That project is currently stalled while...

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

    New zoning introduced for hotel at Broad and Pine
    Councilman Mark Squilla is hoping to remove some obstacles for developer Carl Dranoff's proposed SLS-brand Hyde Hotel at the corner of Broad & Pine streets in Center City. Last week, Squilla introduced two bills, rezoning the property from CMX-4 to CMX-5, the most permissive commercial zoning category in the city, and adjusting other zoning regulations related to parking, loading, and roof decks.
    http://planphilly.com

26 hours ago

New videos surface of alleged LeSean McCoy bar fight

The incident happened around 2:45 a.m. Sunday at the Recess Lounge located at 125 South 2nd Street.

    New videos surface of alleged LeSean McCoy bar fight
    Philadelphia police continue their investigation into a nightclub assault that allegedly involved former Eagles player and current Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy. Action News has obtained more viewer video from early Sunday morning at the Recess Lounge in Old City. In addition, TMZ has posted footage of the bar fight that allegedly shows the NFL star's face.
    http://6abc.com

28 hours ago

Sad news of Randy Dalton’s passing, Also, PAFA Free Sundays for “Procession,” Life’s a Beach at Icebox, Personal Space Talk at Snyderman-Works, Daniel Traub in San Francisco, The Hacktory, AAMP, Mutter coloring book, Plus Loads of Opportunities

51 N. 2nd St.

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6:00 – 8:00pm at The Rotunda (4014 Walnut St, Philadelphia)

...30 youth in grades 6, 7, and 8 at our home location in Chinatown North – 1219 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107. The program will operate Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to...

    Sad news of Randy Dalton's passing, Also, PAFA Free Sundays for "Procession," Life's a Beach at Icebox, Personal Space Talk at Snyderman-Works, Daniel Traub in San Francisco, The Hacktory, AAMP, Mutter coloring book, Plus Loads of Opportunities
    Sad news of Randy Dalton's passing, Also, PAFA Free Sundays for "Procession," Life's a Beach at Icebox, Personal Space Talk at Snyderman-Works, Daniel Traub in San Francisco, The Hacktory, AAMP, Mutter coloring book, Plus Loads of Opportunities Sad News of the passing of artist and "Do Blue" art activist, Randy Dalton, who suffered a fatal stroke at age 67.
    http://www.theartblog.org

30 hours ago

Abscam

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and Third U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, 601 Market Street, Philadelphia.

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Barclay Hotel (site of some Abscam meetings), 237 S. Eighteenth Street, Philadelphia.

    Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia
    Launched in March 1978, the FBI sting operation known as Abscam led to the conviction of a U.S. senator, six congressmen, three Philadelphia City Council members, and the mayor of Camden, New Jersey, for taking bribes from undercover agents pretending to the Arab sheiks.
    http://philadelphiaencyclopedia.org

31 hours ago

Franklin Institute getting new bus loading zone, plaza in Winter Street realignment

150 N. 6th Street

    Franklin Institute getting new bus loading zone, plaza in Winter Street realignment
    Winter Street's realignment is part of the I-676 overpass bridge replacement project that some have criticized for failing to consider capping all of the expressway between 18th and 22nd Streets. Instead, only one gap-between 20th Street and Shakespeare Park in front of the Free Library-will be capped.
    http://planphilly.com

31 hours ago

Driver hurt in truck crash in Old City

The crash happened before 6:30 a.m. Tuesday at the intersection of 6th and Race streets.

    Driver hurt in truck crash in Old City
    One person was injured after two trucks collided in the Old City section of Philadelphia.
    http://6abc.com

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37 hours ago

Andrea L. Mengel, 68, nurse, educator, arts supporter

Contributions may be made to the Arden Theatre Company, 40 N. Second Street, Philadelphia 19106.

    Andrea L. Mengel, 68, nurse, educator, arts supporter
    Posted: Tuesday, February 9, 2016, 1:08 AM Andrea L. Mengel, 68, of Philadelphia, who rose from humble roots in rural Pennsylvania to become a nurse and educator in the city, died Tuesday, Feb. 2, of kidney cancer at home. Dr. Mengel grew up in the Allegheny Mountains northeast of Altoona, in a house her family built just off a dirt road.
    http://www.philly.com

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