45 min ago

How to Fringe? On a Bike.

Philadelphia Soundstages, 1600 N 5th St.

The Iron Factory, 118 Fontain St.

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Christ Church Neighborhood House, 20 N. American St.

The Clay Studio, 137 N 2nd St.

Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill St.

The Playground at the Adrienne, 2030 Sansom St.

FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Boulevard

The Rotunda, 4014 Walnut St.

Vox Populi Aux Performance Space, 319 N. 11th St.

FDR Park, 1500 Pattison Ave.

Power Plant Productions Basement, 233 N. Bread St.

Las Parcelas, 2248 N. Palethorp St.

    How to Fringe? On a Bike.
    You know that feeling thumbing through the Fringe Guide, looking at one-paragraph descriptions of hundreds of shows and wondering, What the hell should I see? For the second year, the experts at Phindie are making life easy for you with our Fringe Bike Tour.
    http://phindie.com

45 min ago

Design committee to review projects in South Philly, Old City, Kensington

And the Committee will review a proposal for 320 apartment units in South Kensington, on a vacant lot at 2nd and Thompson streets. The proposal has been in the works for a number of years and has benefited from rezoning in City Council.

1300 N. 2nd Street, SoKo Lofts - Barton Partners

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Developers of a proposed apartment complex at 401 Race Street will present for the second time. At their last meeting in July, committee members panned...

The meeting will be held on the 18th floor of the City of Philadelphia building, 1515 Arch St., at 1 p.m.

150 N. 6th Street

    Design committee to review projects in South Philly, Old City, Kensington
    Philadelphia's Civic Design Review Committee will consider three residential projects at its monthly meeting on Tuesday. Developers of a proposed apartment complex at 401 Race Street will present for the second time. At their last meeting in July, committee members panned the project, saying it doesn't respect the importance of its Old City surroundings.
    http://planphilly.com

4 hours ago

Civic Design Review - Agenda Attached

1300-54 N. 2nd Street, zoned CMX-3, 390,773 sq. ft., 320 dwelling units, ground floor commercial space, 207...

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Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 1:00PM Room 18-029, One Parkway Building, 1515 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA

401 Race Street, (Second Review), zoned CMX-3, 193,589 sq ft., 216 dwelling units, clubroom and fitness...

400 Reed Street, zoned RMX-2, 263,648 sq. ft., 95 single-family residential units on one lot...

    Civic Design Review - Agenda Attached
    Tentative Agenda Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 1:00PM Room 18-029, One Parkway Building, 1515 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 401 Race Street, (Second Review), zoned CMX-3, 193,589 sq ft., 216 dwelling units, clubroom and fitness center on first floor, 144 parking spaces in underground garage, 40 parking spaces in surface parking lot/184 total parking spaces.
    http://planphilly.com

4 hours ago

Old-Ass Building: Oakdale Bakery

2150 N 10th St, 10th and Susquehanna, 1000 West Susquehanna

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2150 N 10th St, 10th and Susquehanna, 1000 West Susquehanna

2150 N 10th St, 10th and Susquehanna, 1000 West Susquehanna

    Philaphilia: Old-Ass Building: Oakdale Bakery
    2150 N 10th St, 10th and Susquehanna, 1000 West Susquehanna Whenever I see a building like this, I gotta find out what's the story with it. Ends up this old bastard is the origin point of Rold Gold pretzels!! Read all about it at the Hidden City Daily!
    http://philaphilia.blogspot.com

6 hours ago

Josie Lecks, 86, reading specialist

Donations may be made to the Main Line Reform Temple Archives Project, 410 Montgomery Ave., Wynnewood, Pa. 19096.

    Josie Lecks, 86, reading specialist
    Posted: Sunday, August 2, 2015, 1:08 AM Josie Lecks, 86, of Haverford, a mother, reading specialist, and fund-raiser, died Saturday, July 25, of cancer at her home. She was the widow of Leonard E. Lecks, a cardiologist who practiced at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital for more than 30 years. Mrs.
    http://www.philly.com

12 hours ago

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12 hours ago

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

  • Math Masters!

    Mrs. Ciampaglia is asking for $345.65:
    My students need addition & subtraction games, clocks to practice telling time, elapsed time practice cards, and a large number grid to practice number skills.
    William McKinley Elementary School Comment
  • Reading Super Stars!

    Mrs. Ciampaglia is asking for $272.92:
    My students need fun and engaging reading centers to practice reading skills for below grade level readers.
    William McKinley Elementary School Comment
  • First Graders Need Lots of Ink

    Mrs. Finkelstein is asking for $326.66:
    My students need lots of ink in order to print our Raz-Kids stories. They also need lots of ink to print our Minute Math pages.
    William McKinley Elementary School Comment
  • First Graders Need Activity Books

    Mrs. Finkelstein is asking for $285.34:
    My students need 30 copies of First Grade Big Workbook! for the new school year.
    William McKinley Elementary School Comment
  • Reading Makes Us Stronger

    Mrs. Dopkin is asking for $608.86:
    My students need a class set of Scholastic Scope and Action Magazines will keep us reading and informed.
    William McKinley Elementary School Comment
  • Paper, Please!

    Mrs. Finkelstein is asking for $264.52:
    My students need lots of paper in order to have copies of our RAZ-Kids story books.
    William McKinley Elementary School Comment
  • TIME for Kids and Scholastic MATH Classroom Magazines!

    Ms. Fisher is asking for $603.52:
    My students need TIME for Kids and Scholastic MATH classroom magazines.
    Paul L Dunbar Elementary School Comment

34 hours ago

Josie Lecks, 86, reading specialist

Donations may be made to the Main Line Reform Temple Archives Project, 410 Montgomery Ave., Wynnewood, Pa. 19096.

    Josie Lecks, 86, reading specialist
    Posted: Sunday, August 2, 2015, 1:08 AM Josie Lecks, 86, of Haverford, a mother, reading specialist, and fund-raiser, died Saturday, July 25, of cancer at her home. She was the widow of Leonard E. Lecks, a cardiologist who practiced at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital for more than 30 years. Mrs.
    http://www.philly.com

36 hours ago

2 days ago

The Resource Exchange + Steppingstone Scholars!

1701 n. 2nd street

    The Resource Exchange + Steppingstone Scholars!
    Let's hear from our Summer Interns from Steppingstone Scholars...Tyiana and William! "Follow the Cemented Road" Last Friday, we had the privilege of hosting a tour of The Resource Exchange warehouse for a group of Steppingstone Scholars. The tour group consisted of a group of around 20-25 scholars and we spent the better half of two hours showing them the space.
    http://www.theresourceexchange.org

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3 days ago

Weekend Picks: Roaring 20s Lawn Party; 2nd Street Festival; and more

...based percussion ensemble Another Holiday for Skins. 7:30pm. $10-$15. Temple Performing Arts Center, 1837 N. Broad St. philajazzproject.org

...Lint, John Paul Monge and Sean Stoops. 11am. Free. Icebox Project Space at Crane Arts, 1400 N. American St. 215.232.3203. cranearts.com

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...creative thinking shapes the future. Through Aug. 1. Noon. $15. Moore College of Art & Design, 1916 Race St. 215.965.4000. moore.edu

Pop music’s leading smartass gave us “White & Nerdy” and “Word Crimes;” now he brings his Mandatory World Tour to Philly, rocking out to clever spoofs of pop culture’s biggest hits. 7:30pm. $29.50-$69.50. Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Fairmount Park, 5201 Parkside Ave. manncenter.org

...and historical undertones. 7:30pm. $20-$25. Through Aug. 1. Venice Island Performing Arts Center, 7 Lock St. avenuetheater.ticketleap.com

...law firm protecting those affected by HIV/AIDS. 6pm. $20-$25. William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St. 215.587.9377. aidslawpa.org

...pie-baking contests, antique cars and lawn games. 11am. $45. Glen Foerd on the Delaware, 5001 Grant Ave. glenfoerd.org

...the associate artistic director of Lantern Theater Company. 7:30pm. $10. Plays & Players Main Stage, 1714 Delancey St. 215.735.0630. playsandplayers.org

Celebrate the impact Sean “Diddy” Combs’ Bad Boy Entertainment has had on the music industry with this special tribute. Enjoy classic tunes and talented new faces hosted by The Dox, DJ Ambush and DyShon Penn. 8pm. $15. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. philly.worldcafelive.com

Morin has made appearances on Conan, Chelsea Lately, and co-stars opposite Chris D’Elia on NBC’s hit sitcom Undateable. 7:30pm. $26. Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St. heliumcomedy.com

Visit Laurel Hill Cemetery after hours during its summer open house. Tour the illumination for fallen veterans, have a BYOB picnic and take in some night photography. 7pm. $12. Laurel Hill Cemetery’s Gatehouse, 3822 Ridge Ave. thelaurelhillcemetery.org

...free skating with the athletes after the bout. 9:30am. Free. Blue Cross River Rink. 121 N. Columbus Blvd. 215.629.3200. delawareriverwaterfront.com

    Weekend Picks: Roaring 20s Lawn Party; 2nd Street Festival; and more | Arts and Culture | Philly Weekly
    MUSIC Letieres Leite & Orkestra Rumpilezz Experience this Brazilian woodwind big-band as they embark on their very first U.S. tour. First stop? Philly. Witness the matrimony of rhythmic Afro-Bahian roots and jazz harmonization, opened by Philly-based percussion ensemble Another Holiday for Skins. 7:30pm. $10-$15. Temple Performing Arts Center, 1837 N.
    http://www.philadelphiaweekly.com

3 days ago

August First Friday

1356 N Front St

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701 Belgrade St

530 E Girard

453 E Girard

418 E Girard

314 E Girard

300 E Girard

208 E Girard Ave

1105 Frankford Ave

1201 Frankford Ave

1210 Frankford Ave

1301 Frankford Ave

1308 Frankford Ave

1331 Frankford Ave

1761 Frankford

1816 Frankford

1832 Frankford

2030 Frankford

2031 Frankford Ave

2033 Frankford Ave

2200 Frankford Ave

...Corporation, we’ve created a garden installation in a vacant lot at the corner of Frankford and E Susquehanna Avenue in Fishtown. The installation uses only materials sourced from a building recycling center and creates...

2212 Sepviva St

2218 Frankford

2223 Frankford Ave

2311 Frankford Ave

2419 Frankford Ave

2430 Coral St

2442 Frankford

2301 E Albert

    August First Friday
    Black Vulture Gallery 208 E Girard Ave A beautiful nightmare. Art work by Zack Dunn Live music by crack house beverages 6pm-12am Johnny Brenda's 1201 Frankford A ve Happy Hour from 4-6 and half-price raw bar featuring local beer and oysters Frankford Hall Beer Garden 1210 Frankford Ave Enjoy a beer and delicious food in an open-air German style beer garden.
    http://www.frankfordavearts.org

4 days ago

Film “City of Shells” finds set dec in the Random Room!

1701 n. 2nd street

    Film "City of Shells" finds set dec in the Random Room!
    The Crew from a new local movie recently came to the re looking for some reused materials with which they could decorate their sets. The movie, City of Shells, uses shells, lampshades, and other materials that they found in our RANDOM ROOM for set dec.
    http://www.theresourceexchange.org

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4 days ago

Home/Studio/Shed Coming to 6th & Berks

Home/Studio/Shed Coming to 6th & Berks

At 7th & Berks, we told you last week about plans for nine triplexes, ostensibly targeting Temple students. A commenter was kind enough to direct our attention one block to the east, to 6th & Berks, where a long-vacant lot is now home to a new foundation.

    Home/Studio/Shed Coming to 6th & Berks
    At 7th & Berks, we told you last week about plans for nine triplexes, ostensibly targeting Temple students. A commenter was kind enough to direct our attention one block to the east, to 6th & Berks, where a long-vacant lot is now home to a new foundation.In the pastCurrent viewNaturally, your first expectation here would be even more student housing.
    http://www.ocfrealty.com

5 days ago

On the Market: Iconic Woolworth Mansion For Sale, is Naturally a Bargain

· 520 Jefferson Ave, Scranton, PA [Weichert]

    Iconic Woolworth Mansion For Sale, is Naturally a Bargain
    Photos via Weichert The world's first "5¢ Woolworth Brothers Store" opened on 18 July, 1879 in Harrisburg, PA, the brainchild of Charles Sumner "Sum" Woolworth and his brother Frank. After a short while, the brothers moved their brand to Scranton, which became the company headquarters.
    http://philly.curbed.com

5 days ago

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