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Riverwards Development News (September 28, 2016)

Two new triplexes are being constructed down the block at 1814 – 1816 North Front Street. Upside-down U-shaped projections will surround each window. The purpose of this architectural detail is unclear, but it will certainly set the new triplexes apart from the other homes on the block.

Lululemon Athletica will be opening its fourth concept store in the United States at 1424 – 1432 Frankford Avenue by the end of November. It will serve as both a retail store and a...

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Five new homes are to be constructed at 2319 Amber Street in East Kensington. The homes are currently being framed. Developers purchased the 4,000-square-foot lot in early 2015. There had previously been a one-story auto repair shop on site.

Two new homes are under construction at 2336 East Fletcher Street in Fishtown in place of what used to be a small parking garage. The supposedly...

...2013, Friends of Adaire (FOA) has been working to recondition the Adaire Elementary schoolyard at 1300 East Palmer Street in Fishtown. Ian Smith Design Group will be handling the architectural details pro bono. The...

Domani Developers purchased the property at 1523 North Front Street (and the adjacent lots) for a fraction of the original asking price after it received...

PRDC Properties is currently building 26 new homes at 312 – 330 Fairmount Avenue on the former site of a cluster of old warehouses. The Zoning Board of Adjustment...

Brewerytown    The owners of Pizza Brain will be opening a new eatery at 2841 - 2843 West Girard Avenue in Brewerytown. The name of the establishment has not yet…

    Riverwards Development News (September 28, 2016) - Spirit News
    Kensington Five new homes are to be constructed at 2319 Amber Street in East Kensington. The homes are currently being framed. Developers purchased the 4,000-square-foot lot in early 2015. There had previously been a one-story auto repair shop on site. Two new triplexes are being constructed down the block at 1814 - 1816 North Front ...
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Updated Sept. 29th

Oct. 20-           State Rep. John Taylor is hosted Fundraiser by Distilling & Pub Food at New Liberty Distillery, 1431 N. Cadwallader St., 6-9 p.m. Tickets $250. For sponsorship or tickets: (215) 545-2244.

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200 S. Broad St., Suite 700, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Sep. 29-           Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown hosts “Knit In” for homeless children at School Dist., 440 N. Broad St., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Collecting hand-made knitted & crocheted clothes & blankets. For info: Haniyyah Sharpe-Brown (215) 686-3438.

Sep. 29-           Congressional candidate Mary Ellen Balchunis is hosted Fundraiser at Badey, Sloan & DiGenova, PC, 2200 Locust St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Guest speaker mayor Jim Kenney. Sponsors, $1,000, Patrons...

Sep. 29-Nov. 6-          40 Days for Life Phila. is held at 1144 Locust St. Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat. 8 a.m.- 3 p.m. For info: Monique Ruberu (469) 231-9084 or Pat Stanton (267)718-4851.

Oct. 1-             State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown hosts Indigenous Peoples Day Party at Clara Muhammad Sq. Pk., 47th & Lancaster Ave., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. For info (215) 879-6615.

Oct. 1-             State Rep candidate Matt Darragh hosts Beef & Beer Fundraiser at 2791 Southampton Rd., 6 p,m.

Oct. 4-             50th Birthday Celebration Fundraiser supports City Commissioner Lisa Deeley at BOP Restaurant, 220 S. Broad St., 5-7 p.m. Sponsorships from $250. RSVP: Barbara Deeley rsvp@deeleyforphilly.com or (215) 332-8456.

Oct. 6-             Councilman Bobby Henon hosts Fundraiser at DiBruno Brothers, 1720 Chestnut St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tickets $250.

Oct. 6-             21st Ward Republican Committee hosts Fundraiser at J.D. McGillicuddy’s, 473 Leverington Ave., 6:30-9 p.m. Food, friends, fun.

Oct. 6-             Historical Soc. of Tacony hosts reception to celebrate designation as National Historic District at Engine 38 Firehouse, 6601 Keystone St., 6:30 p.m. For info: Louis M. Iatarola (215) 432-6520.

Oct. 6-             1492 Soc. hosts Dinner at Galdo’s Catering & Entertainment, 1933 W. Moyamensing Ave. For info: Marie Beren (215) 686-3458.

Oct. 8-             State Sen. Anthony Williams hosts 20th annual Neighborhood to Neighborhood Festival. 50th and Baltimore. 12 noon to 8 p.m. Family Fun. All invited. Special guest Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell.

Oct. 13-           Republican 57th & 65th Wards host Fundraiser at Ashburner Inn, 2nd fl., 8400 Torresdale Ave., 6-9 p.m. Beer, wine, beverages, wings, pizza, pasta, roast beef & special guest appearances. Tickets $40, Sponsors $200. Cash or credit at door.

Oct. 15-           State Sen. John Sabatina, Jr. hosts Picnic at Cannstatter Volksfest Verein, 9130 Academy Rd., 12-4 p.m. Tickets $30, Candidates $250, children under 12 free. For info: (215) 821-7606.

Oct. 15-           Ducky Birts Foundation hosts Scholarship Banquet at 1st Dist. Plaza, 3801 Market St., 6-10 p.m. Sponsored by Brown’s ShopRite. For info: (215) 242-l220.

Oct. 19-           City & State PA hosts Health Care Symposium at Temple Univ. Center City Campus, 1515 Market St., Rm. 222, 8-11 a.m. Leaders including Councilwoman Cindy Bass and Dr. Allen Glicksman...

Oct. 19-           State Senate candidate Ross Feinberg hosts Beer Tasting at Pub 36, 7681 Frankford Ave., 6 p.m. Tickets $75, Hosts 2 for $125, Sponsors buy 6. One flight of either beers or wines; also come hungry!

Oct. 20-           State Rep. Stephen Kinsey presents “Saving Money with COSTARS” Workshop at Citizens Bank, 5500 Germantown Ave., 6-8 p.m. For info: (215) 849-6592.

Oct. 22-           State Rep. Mike Driscoll hosts Comedy Night at Curran’s Irish Inn, 6900 State Rd., 7:30 p.m. Standup comedy stars, food, beer & fun. Tickets $50.

Oct. 27-           Shawn Dillon’s 66A Ward hosts Election Celebration at DC 21, 2980 Southampton Rd., 6 to 9 p.m. Tickets $35. Make checks payable to “Friends of 66A Ward.”

Oct. 27-           N.E. Times sponsors Debate between State Rep candidates Republican incumbent Martina White and Democrat Matt Darragh at Somerton Youth Org., 1400 Southampton Rd., 7-8 p.m. debate, 8-8:30 p.m. meet & greet.

Nov. 3-            Greater Roxborough Lodge 2217, Sons & Daughters of Italy, honors Vincent Melchiorre at Waterfall Rm., 2015 S. Water St., 6 p.m. $65. Table of 10, $550. Buffet, wine and beer included. For info: Amato Sanita, Esq., (267) 738-7766 or Robert S. Blasi (215) 482-1507.

Nov. 5-         Crisis Intervention Network Committee honors Bennie Swans, Jr., Dr. Tom Reid, Randall Sims and others at Oldie’s but Goodies Cabaret, Majestic Ha., 800 W. Olney Ave.,10p.m.-2 a.m. Tickets $20. For tickets: Mike Reed (215) 796-5499.

    Updated Sept. 29th
    Sep. 29- Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown hosts "Knit In" for homeless children at School Dist., 440 N. Broad St., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Collecting hand-made knitted & crocheted clothes & blankets. For info: Haniyyah Sharpe-Brown (215) 686-3438. Sep. 29- Simon Friedman hosts BBQ for Lt. Gov. Mike Stack outside 2708 Commerce Way Office Complex, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
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Sip and Learn at DesignPhiladelphia Happy Hours, Oct. 6-16

What’s a great festival without a kickoff party? The party will be held at Provenance, a huge warehouse in Fishtown filled with architectural relics, and  for the night, food and drink. Tickets are $30 for students and $60 for everyone else. (1801 N American St.)

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Join the Pennsylvania SPCA for a happy hour for a good cause. One hundred percent of the proceeds will go to kick off the 'Design on a Dime' Rooster Housing Design Build Competition. Tickets are $25. (350 E Erie Ave.)

This free event sponsored by LiquidHub is meant to bring people together to design an unconventional living space. There will be food and drink to help with the learning. Registration is required. (1 S Broad St.,19th Floor)

MIO, Bose Professional, and DJ Ben Arsenal have partnered to create an interactive sound installation. Visitors will be able to mix sounds while enjoying cocktails. The event is completely free. (511 N 13th St.)

Visit this Northern Liberties exhibit for its closing reception. The studio, located in the former Ortlieb Brewing building, includes full-scale models such as a custom facade structure of the new US Embassy in London. (841 N American St.)

Celebrate the first anniversary of one of Philadelphia’s best furniture collections with music and drinks. The event is free but you must RSVP.(33 N 2nd St.)

    Sip and Learn at DesignPhiladelphia Happy Hours, Oct. 6-16
    DesignPhiladelphia , a ten day festival celebrating art, architecture, and design is hitting Philadelphia Thursday, October 6 through Sunday, October 16. This year's events feature tons of opportunities for imbibing while enjoying the best of Philadelphia's art culture. Here are some of the best events and happy hours of the festival where you can sip & gather some knowledge.
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CONVERGENCE (DanceSpora): 2016 Fringe review 91

[Conwell Dance Theater, 1801 North Broad Street, 5th Floor] September 23, 2016; fringearts.com/convergence.

    CONVERGENCE (DanceSpora): 2016 Fringe review 91
    Excerpted by kind permission from The Dance Journal The Trenton-based dance company DanceSpora premiered two works. Pennsylvania Ballet alumnus Heidi Cruz-Austin's Near Dark, set to music by LOG.Os, shared a program with her sister Felicia Cruz's ScrapBox. What is clear from both pieces is the skillful and spirited dancing power of this youthful company.
    http://phindie.com

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The UN General Assembly Promotes Cultural Heritage Preservation at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

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    The UN General Assembly Promotes Cultural Heritage Preservation at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
    Elizabeth Bolman, Professor and Chair of the Department of Art History, joined three other specialists on September 20, 2016 at an event co-hosted by the United States Department of State and the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the United Nations General Assembly.
    http://tyler.temple.edu

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SPARC Artists Visit Tyler!

2001 North 13th Street

    SPARC Artists Visit Tyler!
    On Thursday, September 22nd, artists from SPARC visited Tyler for a reception celebrating their current exhibition in Tyler's Underground Gallery. The exhibition, Gigantic Extravaganza, features large
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SIDEWALKING: I’m With Her

8th & Master yesterday via @DanMcQuade

    SIDEWALKING: I'm With Her
    Phawker is a popular web site based in Philadelphia that has drawn more than 2.6 million visitors with its combination of eye-grabbing visuals, curated news, gossip, album reviews, live music previews, concert reviews, viral videos, contrarian film reviews, long-form investigative pieces, fearless political commentary, principled dissent, and in-depth interviews with important or famous people.
    http://www.phawker.com

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