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Historic Second Bank reopens with portraits of famous Philadelphians

The fire did little damage, but neatly distributed soot throughout the building at Fifth and Chestnut streets. A thin layer of ash covered every surface, including the 185 painted portraits of Founding Fathers and their contemporaries, many done by Charles Willson Peale.

    Historic Second Bank reopens with portraits of famous Philadelphians
    One of Philadelphia's often-overlooked historic attractions has reopened for the summer season. The Second Bank of the United States, housing an historic collection of American portraits, closed last year after a fire broke out in the air ducts of the climate-control system.
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Developers discovering underused zoning bonus for fresh food markets

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601 Christian rendering | Image: Atkin Olshin Schade

Earlier this month, OCF Realty unveiled renderings for a “big glass box” on top of their adaptive reuse project at Point Breeze Avenue and Latona—-an addition that would rise above the site’s 38-foot height limit.

JKR proposes 75 townhomes for vacant lot at Columbus and Catharine

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

    Developers discovering underused zoning bonus for fresh food markets
    When we last left the triangle lot at 601 Christian Street in January, the Zoning Board of Adjustment had rejected a variance request from developers Dan Rosin and Rafi Licht for a 48-foot, nine-unit building. The design exceeded the site's 38-foot height limit and unit restrictions, and didn't meet open space requirements.
    http://planphilly.com

35 hours ago

Bloomsburg University MBA Open House

...on Wednesday, June 15, 6-7 p.m. at the State System Center City Campus, 701 Market Street, 3rd Floor to learn more. Sign up for the open house by contacting Traci Fetterman...

    Bloomsburg University MBA Open House
    Posted to Announcement on 5/24/2016 at 11:32 AM Bloomsburg University is bringing its MBA program to Philadelphia in September 2016. Join us at an open house on Wednesday, June 15, 6-7 p.m. at the State System Center City Campus, 701 Market Street, 3rd Floor to learn more.
    http://www.greaterphilachamber.com

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Featured this week: Art for All

The event was held in Bloke’s Barbershop at 151 N. 3rd St. in Old City. The atmosphere of the barbershop matched the warm feel of the event, and while walking around guests seemed to forget that the venue was a barbershop and not, in fact, an art gallery.

    Featured this week: Art for All - The Triangle
    When Jesse Rosenstein noticed a lack of art in his friends' apartments, he decided to ask them why they didn't invest in it. "They kept on saying that art was just too expensive," Rosenstein said. This gave him an idea - he aimed to put together an event where students could buy art at affordable prices.
    http://thetriangle.org

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Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Memorial Day Weekend In Philly! Kids Activities, Spruce Street Harbor Park, Museum Exhibits and More!

...Stations include crafting, gaming, colonial music, and meet the founding fathers. Locations: Tuesday: Christ Church (20 N. American Street), Wednesday: Harmony Lane (3rd & Chestnut Streets), Thursday: Independence Square, behind Independence Hall Friday: National Constitution...

...Harmony Lane (3rd & Chestnut Streets), Thursday: Independence Square, behind Independence Hall Friday: National Constitution Center (525 Arch Street). ~ Colonial Stations...

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...pm in the South Street Headhouse District, Experience the creativity and energy of the fabulous Fourth Street and South Street business communities with an evening of extended hours, art, music, food and shopping along Historic...

Clark Park Farmers’ Market ~ May 28 ~ From 10 am to 2 pm, The Food Trust holds an outdoor market at 43rd St and Baltimore Ave. Enjoy fresh vegetables & food from favorite local farmers and producers. ~ Clark Park Farmers’ Market ~

    Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Memorial Day Weekend In Philly! Kids Activities, Spruce Street Harbor Park, Museum Exhibits and More!
    Things to do in Philadelphia ~ May 27 - June 2 ~ Visiting Philadelphia or living in/nearby Philly? We have it all for you. Anything from free events in Philadelphia, to food festivals, historical sites, museums and much more. With so many things to do in Philadelphia, you can't go wrong.
    http://www.myphillyalive.com

2 days ago

A New Look and Menu for Bistro 7 in Old City

Bistro 7 is located 7 North 3rd Street in Old City. Call 215-931-1560.

    A New Look and Menu for Bistro 7 in Old City
    Cozy BYOB Bistro 7 Going for a Gastropub Vibe Bistro 7, or B7 as it is fondly known among friends and neighbors, is reinventing itself after 11 successful years in Old City. Chef-Owner Michael O'Halloran has added the energy of a gastropub to his cozy neighborhood BYOB: his casual new menu of French-inspired dishes is designed...
    http://phillygrub.wordpress.com

2 days ago

Coal

No. 9 Coal Mine & Museum, 9 Dock Street, Lansford, Pa.

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Lackawanna County Historical Society, 232 Monroe Ave, Scranton, Pa.

    Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia
    In the nineteenth century, Philadelphia banks and entrepreneurs played a pivotal role in facilitating the emergence of coal as the nation's principal energy source for industry, transportation, and heating, by creating and financing the firms that first brought to market anthracite coal, mined exclusively in rugged eastern Pennsylvania.
    http://philadelphiaencyclopedia.org

2 days ago

First Annual Timmy Awards Coming to the Chemical Heritage Foundation on June 9th

The 1st Annual Philadelphia Timmy Awards will be Thursday June 9, at the Chemical Heritage Foundation,  315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 at 6:00 pm.

    First Annual Timmy Awards Coming to the Chemical Heritage Foundation on June 9th
    There is one thing that we here at Geekadelphia like more than writing about everything geeky, nerdy, and techie in Philadelphia. That of course is recognizing all the folks that make the Philadelphia geek community such a vibrant place.
    http://www.geekadelphia.com

2 days ago

SEPTA announces discount program with Uber for rides to, from 11 regional rail stations

150 N. 6th Street

    SEPTA announces discount program with Uber for rides to, from 11 regional rail stations
    SEPTA announced a 14-week pilot program with Uber to provide discounted rides to and from 11 of SEPTA's regional rail stations. The transportation providers held a press conference today at SEPTA's Jenkintown-Wyncote Station, which was still getting the final touches on recent rehabilitation work.
    http://planphilly.com

2 days ago

Historic Philadelphia Launches 2016 Summer Tours, Events And Shows Memorial Day Weekend

Where:Betsy Ross House, 239 Arch Street

Where:Various Locations Including Carpenters' Hall, 320 Chestnut Street

    Historic Philadelphia Launches 2016 Summer Tours, Events And Shows Memorial Day Weekend
    Photo by M. Edlow for Visit Philadelphia From puppet shows to pub crawls, activities and attractions of all kinds showcase the rich heritage of Historic Philadelphia... Summer is (unofficially) here, which means it's the perfect time to get out and explore one of Philly's most celebrated neighborhoods.
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2 days ago

11 Local Memorial Day Sales to Shop This Weekend

#2. Third Street Habit: Take 15 percent off in-shop and online using promo code FUN15, now through Monday. Buyer be warned: The shop will be closed Monday, so catch the holiday deals online. Plus, sale merchandise is an additional 15 percent off. Yay! 153 North 3rd Street, Old City, 215-925-5455.

...the Old City store! 400 Route 38, Suite 1445, Morrestown, NJ, 856-914-0300 and 162 North 3rd Street, Old City, 215-923-0300...

...the sale excludes Warby Parker and consignment merchandise, but we can’t really complain here. 116 North 3rd Street, 215-922-2200...

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#4. Shop Sixty Five: Now through Sunday, select styles are up to 50 percent off. Be sure to shop in-store to take full advantage of the weekend’s deals. 1921 Walnut Street, Rittenhouse, 267-239-5488.

#5. Joan Shepp: This Saturday marks the unofficial beginning of the store’s summer sale, featuring select ready-to-wear and shoes at discounted prices. I mean, is there anything better than designer goods at a bargain? 1811 Chestnut Street, 215-735-2666.

#7. Ubiq: Now through June 2nd, take 20 percent off select footwear and apparel at this Rittenhouse sneakerhead mecca. 1509 Walnut Street, Rittenhouse, 215-988-0194.

...summer kicks. Take 10 percent off any styles from the new sandal line Friday only. 727 South 4th Street, Queen Village, 215-627-2357...

...and everything in between at both the Center City and Queen Village locations this weekend. 1214-16 Chestnut Street, Rittenhouse 215-923-0784 and 331 South Street, Queen Village...

...and Queen Village locations this weekend. 1214-16 Chestnut Street, Rittenhouse 215-923-0784 and 331 South Street, Queen Village...

    11 Local Memorial Day Sales to Shop This Weekend
    The best sales and deals to kick off the summer right. Memorial Day Weekend is almost upon us, which means cookouts, shore trips, and quite possibly the first time you've been in a bikini in 100 years. (If that thought makes you sweat instantly, we've got you covered.)
    http://www.phillymag.com

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