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Changing Skyline: Developer Roland Kassis transforming Fishtown into hip haven

...hotel and its events spaces, Kassis plans to take over a large vacant lot on Front Street north of Thompson Street. It's the least appealing part of the project...

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Collapse at 5-Story Building in West Kensington

A part of the roof of a five-story apartment building on 2nd and Turner sts. caved in around 2 p.m.

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14-Year Old Girl Reported Missing In North Philly

Officers say Joannda Diorio resides primarily on 2200 block of South Clarion Street; however, she was last seen by her mother on the 1400 block of North 8th Street.

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Officers say Joannda Diorio resides primarily on 2200 block of South Clarion Street; however, she was last seen by her mother on the 1400 block of North 8th Street.

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Sesame Street Live "Make a New Friend" Sweepstakes Rules

...of Sesame Street Live "Make a New Friend" at the Liacouras Center - Temple University campus (1776 North Broad Street) from Thursday, April 23 through Sunday, April 26, 2015. Show times are: April 23: 10...

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  • Let's Print and Play

    Mrs. Furtek is asking for $205.99:
    My students need headphones and ink for our class printer.
    Kensington Capa High School Comment

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VIDEO: Thief Steals Snow Blower, Other Tools From Philly Home

The theft happened at about 4 p.m. on February 14th at a home in the 100 block of West Jefferson Street.

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Wanted: Suspect for Multiple Burglaries in the 26th District [VIDEO]

...4:15 pm, an unknown male gained entry into a residential area located on the 100 block of West Jefferson Street through an open garage door. Once inside the suspect took a snow blower, power washer...

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Burglar steals snow blower from condo community in Kensington

It happened around 4 p.m. on February 14 on the 100 block of West Jefferson Street.

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Burglary 100 block of West Jefferson St DC 15 26 008449 DC 15 26 008450

Burglary 100 block of West Jefferson St DC 15 26 008449 DC 15 26 008450

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Thanks, Generocity, for sharing details of our National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS...

Thanks, Generocity, for sharing details of our National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Community Fair, which will take place on Saturday, March 7th from 1 - 3 p.m. at R.W. Brown Community Center, 1707 N 8th Street.

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On Front Street, A Warehouse With A Sacred Past Seeks Salvation

...St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church at Third Street and Columbia Avenue. The family lived at 418 Norris Street–a brick house, likely built by Dallas himself. By 1910, Elsie married James Scollon, who...

...doubt working for his father-in-law, Mr. Dallas. The young couple lived nearby at 2139 Orianna Street, where they would remain through the 1920s. James and Elsie Scollon would go on to...

In 1954, a few blocks from the 422 Norris Street, a two-story red-brick church at 1523-25 North Front Street was abandoned by...

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...Presbyterian Church, and a collection of its attached buildings and the adjacent vacant lots of 1523-25 North Front Street below Oxford Street in South Kensington went up for sale with a $2.1 million...

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Calendar: March 4-11

...of the most important women in Argentinian history. 7:30pm. $30. Temple Performing Arts Center, 1837 N. Broad St. 215.204.9860. templeperformingartscenter.org

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...by Fariha Khan, UPenn’s associate director of Asian American studies. 6pm. Free. International House, 3701 Chestnut St. 215.387.5125. ihousephilly.org

...done to unravel the mysteries of the human brain. 7:30pm. $7-$15. Central Library, 1901 Vine St. 215.686.5320. freelibrary.org

...discuss how their actions changed the world. 7:30pm. $10. Philadelphia Mausoleum of Contemporary Art, 531 N. Twelfth St. philamoca.org

...show in the world, which runs through March 8. 5:30pm. $50. Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St. theflowershow.com

...The Standards of Hip-Hop” course. 6pm. Free. University of Pennsylvania, Annenberg School for Communication, 3620 Walnut St. 215.898.4965. africana.sas.upenn.edu

...his Persistence of Jokes tour. 7:15pm and 9:45pm. $35-$43. Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St. 215.496.9001. heliumcomedy.com

...Drag Queens will make special appearances, and costumes are encouraged. 7pm. $10-$15. Tabu Lounge, 200 S. 12th St. 215.964.9675. tabuphilly.com

The local cover band makes a hometown appearance with a summer-themed show—think bathing suits and palm trees—playing funky mashups like Biggie Smalls over ACDC and “Teach Me How To Dougie” vs. “We Are Young.” 9pm. Victory Beer Hall, Xfinity Live! 1100 Pattison Ave. 267.443.6415. xfinitylive.com

...performed live, as directed by Richard O’Brien. Through March 28. $10-$20. BrainSpunk Theater, 2825 Ormes St. 215.278.9504. brainspunktheater.com

Learn how to sling the best rums, whiskeys and gins to make the best modern cocktails with a retro vibe. This class offers tips on the perfect drink, a primer on bitters and much more. 7:30pm. $65. Wine School of Philadelphia, 127 S. 22nd St. 215.965.1514. vinology.com

...Writing and Reading Alchemy exhibit, which runs through Sept. 4. 5pm. Free. Chemical Heritage Foundation, 315 Chestnut St. 215.925.2222. chemheritage.org

...Madeline Albright, Arianna Huffington and others. 8pm. $20-$30. Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, 3680 Walnut St. 215.898.3900. annenbergcenter.org

...live music and dancing add fun to the proceedings. Noon. $30-$60. First Unitarian Church, 2125 Chestnut St. 215.563.3980

...by educator, musician and writer Reynaldo Fernández Pavón. 3pm. Free. Taller Puertorriqueño, 2721 N. Fifth St. 215.423.6320. tallerpr.org

A throwback disco party transforms the Sheraton into “Studio Fifty Fur,” complete with open bar, multiple food stations, raffles and live entertainment. Proceeds benefit an array of programs administered by the Morris Animal Refuge. 8pm. $125. Sheraton, 1 Dock St. morrisanimalrefuge.org

The world premiere of this gender-bending field hockey musical set in the ‘80s, skewering the relentless pursuit of victory while being driven by a pop score inspired by the 1980s’ most iconic acts. 8pm. $32-$37. Adrienne Theater, 2030 Sansom St. 215.567.2848. adriennelive.org

...a sold-out run at the Edinburgh International Festival. 8pm. $20-$129. Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St. 215.893.1999. academyofmusic.org

...other activities are planned. Note: Excessively revealing cosplay is discouraged. Free. Community College of Philadelphia, 1700 Spring Garden St.

...breakfast will be served. 6:30pm–9am. $190. Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy. 215.299.1000. ansp.org

5:30pm. $59-$99. The Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad St. brewersplate.com

...in recognition of National Intellectual Disability and Autism Awareness Month. 11am. $30. Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St. 215.336.3600. wellsfargocenterphilly.com

...speakers and music from local artists Christine Havrilla and Andrea Nardello. 6pm. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215.222.1400. worldcafelive.com

...with the Kennedys, now digitally restored. Through Sept. 7. $8-$14.50. National Constitution Center, 525 Arch St. constitutioncenter.org

...the audience guessing until the very end. 8pm. $24.50-$182.50. Walnut Street Theater, 825 Walnut St. 215.574.3550. walnutstreettheatre.org

Prep for St. Patrick’s Day with happy-hour specials and a custom-engraved beer glass. 5-7pm. Free. Fadó, 1500 Locust St. 215.893.9700. fadoirishpub.com

Before there was Game of Thrones, there was Macbeth, a bloody tale of power and ambition. Alexander Burns makes his Arden directorial debut in this adaptation of Shakespeare’s landmark work. Through April 19. $15-$36. Arden Theater, 40 N. Second St. 215.922.8900. ardentheatre.org

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Helm To Open Mid-March

...Griffiths, that time is now. The duo is opening up a BYOB called Helm at 1303 N. 5th Street (just north of Girard), hopefully in mid-march...

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This Weekend: Philadelphia FIGHT Community Health Fair Celebrates National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

This Saturday, March 7, Philadelphia FIGHT, Caring People Alliance, and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia will hold a community health fair at R.W. Brown Community Center (located at 1707 N 8th Street) to celebrate National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

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Rad Dish is Temple's new sustainable student food co-op

Rad Dish is now open from 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday in Ritter Hall, on the corner of Montgomery Avenue and 13th Street.

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THIS WEEK @ UARTS: March 2 - 15, 2015

1837 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia

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240 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia

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Tacos Planned for Frankford Avenue

...a ticket stand on a vacant Frankford Ave. corner was doing. Back then we thought 1431-35 Frankford Ave. would be a solid location for redevelopment. Such a vision has recently come to life...

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...Marlborough that will soon be demolished, completing the tic tac toe of redevelopment here at Frankford & Marlborough. We told you in November the church was coming down to make room for six...

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Urban Garden Internship Program

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  • Morning Meetings in First Grade!

    Mrs. Finkelstein is asking for $294.39:
    Teacher Professional Development: I need books on the topic of Morning Meeting and Closing Circles to help support me in beginning and ending the day with my first graders. <profdevpilot>
    William McKinley Elementary School Comment

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Centennial Lecture Series: No Food Left Behind

...s Centennial Lectures Series. The presentation will be held at the Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church, 625 Montgomery Avenue, at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Registration is...

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Philadelphia Theater Calendar: March 2015

Merrily We Roll Along. By Stephen Sondheim (music and lyrics) and George Furth (book). Based on a play by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. March 12–22, 2015. Randall Theater, 2020 N. 13th Street. temple.edu/theater.

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Private Lives. By Noël Coward. January 13–March 1, 2015. Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut Street. walnutstreettheatre.org.

Under the Skin. By Michael Hollinger. January 15-March 15, 2015. Arden Theatre Company, 40 N. Second Street. ardentheatre.org. World Premiere.

Mothers and Sons. By Terrence McNally. February 6-March 8, 2015. Philadelphia Theatre Company at Suzanne Roberts Theater, 480 S. Broad Street. philadelphiatheatrecompany.org.

Hold These Truths. By Jeanne Sakata. February 12-March 1, 2015. Plays & Players, 1714 Delancey Place.  playsandplayers.org.

Subject: Women. From Matisse’s Three Sisters Triptych. by Brenna Geffers. March 1, 2015. The Renegade Company at the Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. barnesfoundation.org.

Moon Cave. By Douglas Williams. March 4-22, 2014. Azuka Theatre at The Off-Broad Street Theatre, 1636 Sansom St.azukatheatre.org.

The Taming of the Shrew. By William Shakespeare. March 19-April 26, 2015. Lantern Theater Company, 923 Ludlow Street.  lanterntheater.org.

Hamlet. By William Shakespeare. March 25-April 19, 2015. The Wilma Theater, 265 S Broad Street. wilmatheater.org.

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