34 min ago

Temple, Fresh Grocer donate to Philabundance

The Fresh Grocer, along with Temple head coach Fran Dunphy, a number of his players and members of the Temple Athletics administration, delivered and unloaded truckloads full of donated goods at Philabundance’s warehouse located at 302 W. Berks St.

    Temple, Fresh Grocer donate to Philabundance | Philabundance
    News Source: Philadelphia Tribune Temple men's basketball and Burns' Family Fresh Grocer 'Three's For Hunger' program culminates with large donation for Philabundance Temple men's basketball, Learfield's Temple Sports Properties and The Fresh Grocer of Progress Plaza teamed up this season to give back to Philabundance, the Delaware Valley's largest food bank.
    https://www.philabundance.org

1 hour ago

Ghosts from Kensington’s Past: The Mutual Burial Grounds of Kensington Lie Dormant Beneath Fishtown

...Philadelphia Sculpture Gym, Tires & Auto Repair Shop, Shissler Recreation Center, and the baseball-field at Hewson & Blair...

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...1868, a large burial ground was located underneath of the properties that sit on the 1800 block of Frankford and Blair. Remains of The Mutual Burial Grounds of Kensington rest under the Philadelphia Sculpture...

...the Kensington Methodist Episcopal Church show that the Mutual Burial Ground of Kensington opened at Frankford & Berks (Blair Street did not cut through the block yet) by 1832...

...one can assume that at least several thousands of bodies still remain. Under the addresses 1834-46 Frankford Avenue is enough room for 500-1,000 graves...

    Ghosts from Kensington's Past: The Mutual Burial Grounds of Kensington Lie Dormant Beneath Fishtown - Spirit News
    The ground beneath you holds more history than you know. Philadelphians that used to walk these neighborhoods more than 150 years ago are now buried under city streets. Most people would be surprised to learn that underneath the ground at Frankford Avenue & Blair and Berks Streets is an old cemetery that potentially holds 10,000+ ...
    https://spiritnews.org

8 hours ago

1444 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125 posted 1 photo to Fotella:
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9 hours ago

These nearby schools are looking for financial help on DonorsChoose.org:

  • Fun Friday Movies!

    Mrs. Finkelstein is asking for $1587.64:
    My students need an Apple MacBook Pro computer for when we have Fun Fridays movies.
    William McKinley Elementary School Comment
  • Reading and Math Center Time!

    Mrs. Finkelstein is asking for $358.88:
    My students need a new Chromebook for when we have center time.
    William McKinley Elementary School Comment

26 hours ago

20+ Great Things To Do In Philly This Week, May 30-June 5

Where:Crane Arts, 1400 N. American Street

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...great locations — the beer garden returns to the lot next to Jamaican Jerk Hut at 1525 South Street and new this year, a pop-up garden at the Viaduct Rail Park (10th and...

...South Street and new this year, a pop-up garden at the Viaduct Rail Park (10th and Hamilton streets). The gardens return with verdant plant displays, pretty designs and more. Each beer garden...

Where:PHS Pop Up Gardens,, 1438 South Street; 10th and Hamilton streets

Where:Various Locations Including Marathon on Market, 1818 Market Street

Where:Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, 3680 Walnut Street

Where:The Mann Center, 5201 Parkside Avenue

Where:The Fillmore Philadelphia, 29 E. Allen Street

Where:Great Plaza at Penn's Landing, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, 1020 South Street

    20+ Great Things To Do In Philly This Week
    Photo courtesy Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Philly Beer Week, PHS Pop-Up Gardens, Center City Sips, outdoor movie night at the Schuylkill Banks and more... Summer fun is in full effect in Philly this week with happy hours, beer gardens, outdoor movies and more. Philly Beer Week kicks of this Friday with a ton of sudsy events all weekend long.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

33 hours ago

1444 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125 posted 1 photo to Fotella:

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2 days ago

1324 N Front St, Philadelphia, PA 19122 posted 2 photos to Fotella:

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2 days ago

Pig Iron School + The Resource Exchange

1701 n. 2nd street

    Pig Iron School + The Resource Exchange
    The Pig Iron School for Advanced Performance Training is just a few blocks from the Resource Exchange in the Crane Arts Building, so many of its students have found costume, set and prop materials here over the years. The school is "a center of creation - dynamic, energetic, messy, collaborative and ever-evolving ...
    http://www.theresourceexchange.org

3 days ago

1100 W Montgomery Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19122 posted 1 photo to Fotella:

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Prehensile Eye posted 1 photo to Flickr:

3 days ago

A Very Odd Historical Nomination in Fishtown

...under the buildings at 1834-1846 Frankford Avenue as well as under part of the 1800 block of Blair Street..." despite there being no clear evidence that this is actually the case. No records have...

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The garages at 1834-48 Frankford Ave., built in the 1920s, are fine enough buildings, and they were most recently home to...

    A Very Odd Historical Nomination in Fishtown
    The garages at 1834-48 Frankford Ave., built in the 1920s, are fine enough buildings, and they were most recently home to an auto shop on one side and the Philadelphia Sculpture Gym on the other. Developers bought the property earlier this year and have plans to demolish the building and build a mix of 41 condos and rentals in its place.
    http://www.ocfrealty.com

3 days ago

Church pastor killed in Kensington hit-and-run; driver sought

It happened moments after he dropped off a group of men overcoming substance abuse at a residential ministry at North Front and Diamond streets.

    Church pastor killed in Kensington hit-and-run; driver sought
    A church pastor, who was helping recovering addicts late Thursday night in the Kensington section of Philadelphia, was struck and killed in a hit-and-run. The driver of the striking vehicle remains at large. The victim, 57-year-old Eliezer Leon, was a brother, father and pastor at Estanque de Sioloe Church in Germantown.
    http://6abc.com

3 days ago

BEING THERE: Courtney Barnett @ The E-Factory

Fresh off a 2015 North American tour during which she played a sold out show at Union Transfer, Courtney Barnett returned...

    BEING THERE: Courtney Barnett @ The E-Factory
    Photo by TOM BECK Fresh off a 2015 North American tour during which she played a sold out show at Union Transfer, Courtney Barnett returned to Philly last night for a sold out show at the Electric Factory backed by her Aussie accomplices, drummer Dave Mudie and bassist "Bones" Sloane.
    http://www.phawker.com

3 days ago

Here’s Where You Can Get Frozen Desserts When You’re Melting in Summer Sun

Five Sister’s Ice Cream (1949 N Front Street – Kensington/Fishtown)

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Cold Stone Creamery (2530 Aramingo Avenue – Olde Richmond)

Igloo (1514 Frankford Avenue – Fishtown)

Just Cravings (980 North 2nd Street – Northern Liberties)

Little Baby’s Ice Cream World Headquarters (2311 Frankford Avenue – East Kensington)

Rita’s Italian Ices (2499 Aramingo Avenue – Olde Richmond)

Scoops (812 East Thompson Street – Fishtown)

Sonic Drive-In (2201 East Butler Street – Harrowgate)

Weckerly’s (9 West Girard Avenue – Fishtown)

    Here's Where You Can Get Frozen Desserts When You're Melting in Summer Sun - Spirit News
    You've read the weather reports - summer's finally here and so is the sweltering heat. Sometimes it takes more than just a cold drink (or an AC unit!) to cool you down. Good news is, we have plenty ice cream options in the Riverwards. It is the perfect time to enjoy melting ice cream on ...
    https://spiritnews.org

4 days ago

Copabanana again among Philly eateries asked to close by health dept.

1400 N 7TH ST 19122

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2768 N 24TH ST 19132

269 S 20TH ST 19103

1007 S 9TH ST 19147

    Copabanana again among Philly eateries asked to close by health dept.
    The health department usually inspects a Philadelphia eatery once a year. At Copabanana on South Street, however, sanitarians have dropped in six times since January and asked it to shut down twice. The margarita and burger joint has a chronic problem with keeping food at safe temperatures.
    http://www.philly.com

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