11 hours ago

Mifflin Square Park improvements start with small moves, build toward big change

150 N. 6th Street

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Mifflin Square Park, 6th and Ritner streets, Philadelphia Pa

    Mifflin Square Park improvements start with small moves, build toward big change
    The typical hallmarks of a neighborhood convening were there: Parents dutifully pointing their smartphones at their teenagers dancing on the stage. Neighbors milling about drinking refreshments from a stand. Community groups manning booths. Games and balloon animals for kids. The not-as-typical but necessary for Mifflin Square Park: nine language interpreters holding signs for non-English speakers.
    http://planphilly.com

18 hours ago

Remaking Sharswood: Studying how the neighborhood transformation plan affects former Blumberg ...

150 N. 6th Street

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24th and Oxford, Philadelphia PA

    Remaking Sharswood: Studying how the neighborhood transformation plan affects former Blumberg tenants
    The Philadelphia Housing Authority's plans for the Sharswood neighborhood have stoked much controversy, but even its critics would agree that the effort is ambitious. The scale of the project belongs to another era.
    http://planphilly.com

18 hours ago

KYW Historic Philadelphia July 4th Staycation Rules

...and (vi) a one (1) night stay at the Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing [201 South Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19106], valid only on Saturday, July 1, 2017. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of...

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...to “KYW Historic Philadelphia July 4th Staycation Facebook Video – Official Rules,” Attn: Promotions KYW Newsradio, 1555 Hamilton Street, 6th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19130.  For the names of the prize winner(s) send a...

    KYW Historic Philadelphia July 4th Staycation Rules
    KYW Historic Philadelphia July 4 th Staycation Facebook Video Prize Official Rules NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE ENTRANT's CHANCE OF WINNING. These rules govern the "KYW Historic Philadelphia July 4th Staycation Facebook Video Promotion (the "Promotion"), which is being conducted by KYW (AM) Newsradio 1060 (the "Station").
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

22 hours ago

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31 hours ago

10+ Museums Offering Free Admission During July 4th Week In Philadelphia

National Constitution Center, 525 Arch Street

African American Museum in Philadelphia, 701 Arch Street

National Liberty Museum, 321 Chestnut Street

Philadelphia History Museum, 15 S. 7th Street

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Mummers Museum, 1100 S. 2nd Street

Penn Museum, 3260 South Street

Eastern State Penitentiary, 2027 Fairmount Avenue

One Liberty Observation Deck, 1650 Market Street #5700

Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

    Score Free Admission to 10+ Museums During July 4th Week in Philly
    Photo courtesy The Barnes Foundation Score free tickets to the National Constitution Center, the Barnes Foundation and more... All week long leading up to Independence Day, July 4th events reign in Philadelphia with fireworks, concerts and six days of free museum admission.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

39 hours ago

Historical Society of Pennsylvania

American Philosophical Society, 104 and 105 S. Fifth Street, Philadelphia. 

Athenaeum of Philadelphia, 219 S. Sixth Street Philadelphia

Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent, 15 S. Seventh Street, Philadelphia.

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...the Picture Building, society officers raised funds to purchase a mansion and adjoining lot at Thirteenth and Locust in 1883. The society built annexes in 1890 and 1905, then erected a new fireproof...

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania, with the Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies, Institutional Records, 1824–2005; Brinton Coxe Family Papers, 1787–1917; Hampton L. Carson Papers, 1715–1941; and Nicholas B. Wainwright Papers, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1300 Locust Street, Philadelphia.

Library Company of Philadelphia, 1314 Locust Street, Philadelphia.

    Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia
    Established in 1824 to gather and protect historical materials, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) developed from a learned society and gentlemen's club into a professional institution with a robust publication program and an extensive research library. Over the decades, the society also expanded its activities to support education and public history programs and coordinate with related organizations.
    https://philadelphiaencyclopedia.org

39 hours ago

30+ Awesome Things To Do In Philly This Week, June 26-July 2

Spruce Street Harbor Park, 301 S. Columbus Boulevard

Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Various locations including The Little Lion, 243 Chestnut Street

Where:Independence Mall, 525 Arch Street

Where:The African American Museum, 701 Arch Street

Where:FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Boulevard

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Various locations including Uptown Beer Garden, 1735 Market Street

One Liberty Observation Deck, 1650 Market Street, 57th floor

El Compadre, 1149 S. 9th Street

Various locations including Balcony Bar @ The Kimmel, 300 S. Broad Street

Where:Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street

Where:The Schmidt’s Commons, 1001 N. 2nd Street

Where:Cira Green, 80 S. 30th Street

Where:Eastern State Penitentiary, 2027 Fairmount Avenue

Where:Penn Museum, 3260 South Street

Where:Various locations including The Continental Mid-town, 1801 Chestnut Street

Where:Hawthornes Cafe, 738 S. 11th Street

Where:Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

    32 Awesome Things to Do in Philly This Week
    Photo by J. Fusco for Visit Philadelphia The city buzzes with Fourth of July fun all week long... The city shines red, white and blue this week as July 4th festivities kick off. Wawa Welcome America starts this Thursday with the beloved Wawa Hoagie Day celebration (free hoagies for all!)
    http://www.uwishunu.com

42 hours ago

Philly's Pat Toomey protests ramp up as fight over healthcare bill rages

...the kickoff Thursday afternoon of a “24-hour vigil” outside Toomey’s Philadelphia office near Second and Chestnut in Old City. Though the numbers tapered off at times, that demonstration continued through the...

    Philly's Pat Toomey protests ramp up as fight over healthcare bill rages
    Organizers are ready for the latest battle with Pennsylvania's senator. Marie Conte stood on the edge of Chestnut Street Thursday afternoon in Old City, fully donning purple and white scrubs dotted with cartoon cats and dogs. The Center City resident and part-time office worker in a pediatrician's office held a sign that read "healthcare is a moral issue."
    https://billypenn.com

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