7 hours ago

Man injured after crashing into pole in North Philadelphia

The crash occurred around 2:45 a.m. Sunday on North 11th Street and West Susquehanna Avenue.

    Man injured after crashing into pole in North Philadelphia
    A young man is hospitalized after crashing into a utility pole in North Philadelphia. The crash occurred on North 11th Street and West Susquehanna Avenue. The car struck a pole that supports a SEPTA trolley power line. The man, described to be in his 20s, was taken to Temple University Hospital for head trauma and other serious injuries.
    http://6abc.com

28 hours ago

10 new restaurants on Philly Mag's annual 50 Best list

1305 North 5th Street, 215-309-2211

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1617 East Passyunk Avenue, 215-271-8299

306 Market Street, 215-625-9425

1221 Locust Street, 215-320-7500

1623 East Passyunk Avenue, 267-639-3203

1312 Spruce Street, 215-732-3478

604 South Street, 215-925-3001

120 South 13th Street, 215-631-3868

440 South Broad Street, 215-735-1913

1648 East Passyunk Avenue, 215-279-7702

126 South 19th Street, 215-278-7943

300 South Broad Street, 215-670-2303

501 South 45th Street, 215-222-3699

2244 Fairmount Avenue, 215-236-1114

255 South 10th Street, 267-639-4136

114 South 13th Street, 267-928-2092

1713 South Street, 215-545-4448

1911 East Passyunk Avenue, East Passyunk, 215-271-7683

1009 South 8th Street, 215-965-8290

1234 Locust Street, 215-546-2220

308 Market Street, 215-625-0988

1310 Frankford Avenue, 267-314-5086

2201 Spruce Street, 215-732-3331

1537 South 11th Street, 215-551-5000

1927 East Passyunk Avenue, 215-271-5626

743 South 4th Street, 215-278-2736

1838 East Passyunk Avenue, 215-309-2761

1521 Spruce Street, 215-546-1521

251 South 18th Street, 215-546-7700

1520 East Passyunk Avenue, 267-318-7341

138 North 10th Street, 215-928-1883

614 South 7th Street, 215-625-3700

217 Chestnut Street, 215-625-2450

412 South 13th Street, 215-732-2647

640 North Broad Street, 215-763-0920

1901 Chestnut Street, 215-454-6529

914 North 2nd Street, 215-627-7500

1623 Sansom Street, 215-867-0088

824 South 8th Street, 215-922-6387.

115 East Girard Avenue

208 West Washington Square, 215-592-6555

1311 Sansom Street, 215-545-0170

627 South 3rd Street, 267-687-8512

210 West Washington Square, 215-592-7787

1850 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, 215-963-1500

600 North Broad Street, 215-600-0220

140 North Columbus Boulevard, 215-375-7744

    50 Best Restaurants in Philadelphia 2016
    There was a time when we waited two years to update our list of the 50 Best Restaurants in Philly. But no more. Our restaurant scene moves too fast these days: It's an ever-changing riot of famous names, top-shelf liquor, and weird things being done with vegetables.
    http://www.phillymag.com

2 days ago

Farmhouse Friday: A Perfectly Preserved Gem in Malvern

2168 Bodine Rd., Malvern, Pa. 19355 | TREND images via BHHS Fox and Roach

    Farmhouse Friday: A Perfectly Preserved Gem in Malvern - Property
    Built in the 1780s, expanded in the early 1900s by William Bodine and updated very recently, this home exudes history while providing modern comfort. Look no further than Malvern for this perfectly preserved farmhouse with a great story to tell.
    http://www.phillymag.com

2 days ago

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

2 days ago

Zoning Results (6/21)

1405-21 Frankford Ave, 1406-12 Marlborough St (Refusal, Plans)

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1 West Girard (Ordinance)

1405-21 Frankford Ave, 1406-12 Marlborough St (Refusal, Plans)

    Zoning Results (6/21) - Fishtown Neighbors Association
    1 West Girard (Ordinance) Proposal for outdoor seating at Joe's Steaks. RESULTS: Local: 6 YES / 4 NO Community: 98 YES / 22 NO Total: 104 YES / 26 NO in support 1405-21 Frankford Ave, 1406-12 Marlborough St (Refusal, Plans) Proposal to create (1) lot from (11) lots and construct a 60-foot tall building with (30) dwelling units, (16) off-street parking spaces, (10) bicycle parking spaces, and ground floor commercial space on Frankford Ave.
    http://www.fishtown.org

2 days ago

Community Narrowly Comes Out in Favor of Frankford Avenue Project

...last week, we told you about plans for a big new mixed-use building at 1405 Frankford Ave. and predicted a fun community meeting on June 21st. We weren't able to make...

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Current view at Belgrade & Frankford

    Community Narrowly Comes Out in Favor of Frankford Avenue Project
    You may recall that last week, we told you about plans for a big new mixed-use building at 1405 Frankford Ave. and predicted a fun community meeting on June 21st. We weren't able to make it to the meeting, but it was apparently a doozy.
    http://www.ocfrealty.com

3 days ago

Tonight Picks: Night Market, Old City Eats, Sixers Draft Party And More

Where:New Liberty Distillery, 1431 N. Cadwallader Street

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Where:The Mann Center, 5201 Parkside Avenue

Where:Spruce Street Harbor Park, 301 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Malcolm X Park, 5100 Pine Street

Where:Sister Cities Park, 210 North 18th Street

Where:Freedom Theatre, 1346 North Broad Street

Where:Academy of Music, 240 South Broad Street

    Tonight Picks: Night Market, Old City Eats, Sixers Draft Party And More
    Photo courtesy The Food Trust Start your weekend a night early with festivals, dining events, music and more. This Thursday evening is giving the weekend a serious run for its money thanks to street festivals, a draft party, extended happy hour, music and more.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

3 days ago

Updated Jun 23rd

Jun. 27-          Malcolm Kenyatta, Phila. NOW & Grands as Parents host “Unleashing N. Philly: Changing the Outcomes for Children Managing Trauma” at Berean Baptist Ch., 2101 N. Broad St., 608 p.m. For info: (267) 579-2264.

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Jun. 23-          State Rep. Donna Bullock hosts Open House at 2835 Girard Ave., 5:30-7 p.m. Help with unemployment, disability and workers’-compensation issues, birth and...

Jun. 23-          State Rep. Lynwood Savage hosts “How to Pay for College Workshop” at Vine Memorial Bapt. Ch., 5600 W. Girard Ave., 6-8 p.m. Light refreshments. For info: (215) 879-6640.

Jun. 23-          State Rep. Rosita Youngblood & 39th Police Dist. Capt. Michael Craighead host Community Mtg. at New Hope Temple Baptist Ch., 312 W. Manheim St., 6-8 p.m. For info: (215) 866-8696.

Jun. 23-          Councilwoman Cherelle Parker hosts N.W. Community Mtg. at Enon Tabernacle Baptist Ch., Family Life Ctr., 2800 W. Cheltenham Ave., 7 p.m. For info: (215) 686-3454.

Jun. 23-          Uptown Hall of Fame holds Awards Program at CBS 3, 1515 Hamilton St. For info: (215) 236-1878.

...Fund, Grands as Parents, Uptown Entertainment Development Corp. & Fratorheru Inst. Present “Health & Wellness Fair” at 2231 N. Broad St., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. AIDS, blood-pressure, diabetes screening & much more. Music, used...

Jun. 26-          Jim Pio hosts Crawfish Boil at 7363 Claridge St., 3 p.m. $30 per person, $50 per couple. Enjoy unlimited beer and fresh Louisiana crawfish. For tickets: RCC (215) 561-0650, Pio Team (215) 356-3092.

Jun. 28-          Mike Parrish for Congress is hosted Reception at Pagano’s Market & Bar, 2001 Market St., 5:30-8 p.m. Hosts include Congressman Bob Brady, State Rep. Dwight Evans and...

Jun. 30-          State Rep. Lynwood Savage hosts “How to Pay for College Workshop” at Holy Temple COGIC 6000 Callowhill St., 6-8 p.m. Light refreshments. For info: (215) 879-6640.

Jul. 4-              Stenton Mansion hosts 4th of July Celebration at 4601 N. 18th St., 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Make your own ice cream. To register: (215) 329-7312.

Jul. 9-             State Senate candidate Ross Feinberg hosts Brunch at Pub 36, 7681 Frankford Ave., 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tickets $25, Seniors $20, Hosts $50, VIP Sponsors $100.

Aug. 13-          State Rep. Mark Cohen hosts Senior & Youth Summer Health Fair at 6300-6400 Rising Sun Ave., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Vendors, giveaways, health screenings, legislative services, games, live bands, food. For info: Sonya Thomas (215) 342-2167 or Wbrown@Pahouse.Net.

Sep. 27-           Asian American Chamber of Commerce hosts Award Banquet at Sheraton-University City, 3549 Chestnut St., 5:30 p.m. Tickets $65. For info: (215) 642-2333.

    Updated Jun 23rd
    Jun. 23- State Rep. Donna Bullock hosts Open House at 2835 Girard Ave., 5:30-7 p.m. Help with unemployment, disability and workers'-compensation issues, birth and death certificates, navigating Health & Human Services, voter registration and problems with insurance and utility companies. Light refreshments. For info: (215) 684-3738. Jun. 23- State Rep.
    http://www.phillyrecord.com

3 days ago

Early Stage of Construction For Another Big Front Street Project?

Remember the ski-slope building on the 1300 block of N. Front St. that we told you about last summer? Here's a look at the finished product, which looks as weird and as wonderful as we'd hoped.

...to the north of this new building, a reader recently brought the large property at 1320-48 N. Front St. to our attention. This parcel was home to a small warehouse as recently as 2007...

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...told you about plans for a hotel at the old Arctic Cold Storage building at 1224-40 Frankford Ave. a few years ago, but you've probably noticed that no hotel has opened here...

    Early Stage of Construction For Another Big Front Street Project?
    Remember the ski-slope building on the 1300 block of N. Front St. that we told you about last summer? Here's a look at the finished product, which looks as weird and as wonderful as we'd hoped.Ski slope buildingJust to the north of this new building, a reader recently brought the large property at 1320-48 N.
    http://www.ocfrealty.com

3 days ago

Free* Sandwiches reuses fabric!

1701 n. 2nd street

    Free* Sandwiches reuses fabric!
    New York artist Cayla Lockwood recently purchased some reclaimed art supplies from The Resource Exchange and used them in a installation/performance piece called "Free* Sandwiches." Free* Sandwiches is a satirical "college fair" event presented by the fictitious financial company, CaylaMae® .
    http://www.theresourceexchange.org

4 days ago

Community College of Philadelphia Looks to Broaden Foreign Enrollment With New Residence Buildings

  As part of the Every Tooth Counts Campaign, St. Christopher’s Foundation for Children launched a Ronald McDonald Mobile Dental Unit on Wednesday at 1750 N. Front St. in Kensington.…

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  According to Philly.com, CCP wants to build twin towers 11 stories high, available to any student that is enrolled with a special push toward students from overseas. The residential hall will be at 15th and Hamilton which is currently a garage and industrial building already owned by CCP.

    Community College of Philadelphia Looks to Broaden Foreign Enrollment With New Residence Buildings - Spirit News
    The Community College of Philadelphia (CCP) noticed a slight dip in enrollment during the 2014-2015 academic year. One way the college plans on boosting enrollment past their peak of 38,000 students in 2009-2010 is by building a residential hall to increase domestic and international enrollment. "On June 2, 2016, the Board of Trustees authorized ...
    http://spiritnews.org

4 days ago

Adult Health Center

1900 N 13th St, Reading, PA 19446, 40.2284948, -75.30623260000004

    Adult Health Center
    Jill Horner speaks with Dr. Denise Vanacore, Director of the Health Center of Gwynedd Mercy University, about primary care for residents of Bucks and Montgomery Counties. Recorded June 5, 2015
    http://comcastnewsmakers.com

4 days ago

Teen Volunteers

1900 N 13th St, Reading, PA 19438, 40.2805409, -75.3995089

    Teen Volunteers
    Jill Horner speaks with Fran Held, Founder and Executive Director of Mitzvah Circle Foundation, about their Teen Volunteering Program. Follow on Facebook and Twitter for updates and details. Recorded June 5, 2015 http://www.mitzvahcirle.org http://www.facebook.com/mitzvahcircle http://www.twitter.com/mitzvahcircle
    http://comcastnewsmakers.com

4 days ago

Berks Community Television and BCTV.org

1900 N 13th St, Reading, PA 19604, 40.3637045, -75.91150700000003

    Berks Community Television and BCTV.org
    Jill Horner speaks with Heather Adams, Executive Director, Berks Community Television (www.BCTV.org) about its mission to involve organizations and individuals in a community dialogue on TV and online. Follow on Facebook.com/bctvorg and on Twitter @bctv_org. Recorded on June 8, 2015.
    http://comcastnewsmakers.com

5 days ago

Heffe Tacos Cites “HEARTLESS City of Philadelphia L&I Dept.” and Gentrification as Reasons For Beer Garden Shutdown

...Around 9pm PHILADELPHIA L & I Dept showed up asking for all license & permits on HEFFE 1431 Frankford Ave. HEFFE was in compliance with everything requested. Then the agent asked what was going on...

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...in compliance with everything requested. Then the agent asked what was going on at 1414 & 1416 Marlborough St. We explained that the was “private event” also known as a “beer garden” which was...

...it’s a gentrification battle with a select few. Many residents on the 1400 block of Marlborough Street were exited [sic] to have such a nice compliment to there [sic] street & were enjoying...

...were happier when there was abandoned, over-grown [sic] & Rat infested parcels of property at 1414-1416 Marlborough Street & 1431 Frankford Ave. before HEFFE called those properties home & revived that corner...

    Heffe Tacos Cites "HEARTLESS City of Philadelphia L&I Dept." and Gentrification as Reasons For Beer Garden Shutdown - Spirit News
    As previously reported by Spirit News, local taco joint Heffe was set to be home to a pop-up beer garden for a good chunk of the summer season. However, the beer garden is no more; it's been shut down by Philadelphia L&I and the end came just before a benefit planned for a 9-year-old epilepsy ...
    http://spiritnews.org

5 days ago

Lot For Sale: 2128 N FRONT ST

Many new development projects in this area with its close proximity to Fishtown, Northern Liberties, public trans., restaurants, shops, night life and all the other conveniences the city has to offer. This lot is being sold with 2127 n Hope making it a street to street lot. Both lots for 109k..

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2128 North Front Street, 19122 

    Lot For Sale: 2128 N FRONT ST
    Many new development projects in this area with its close proximity to Fishtown, Northern Liberties, public trans., restaurants, shops, night life and all the other conveniences the city has to offer. This lot is being sold with 2127 n Hope making it a street to street lot. Both lots for 109k..
    http://www.frankfordavearts.org

5 days ago

From 'Main Street Modernism' to common fabric: 19 sites considered for historic designation

2007-13 N. 2ND STREET: COLUMBIA SINGING SOCIETY

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4046-4048 Chestnut, next to 4050 Chestnut

4046-4048 Chestnut, next to 4050 Chestnut

...the City Planning Commission has advanced a nomination for the combined set of buildings along Fairmount Avenue just east of Delaware Avenue, calling them a “rare surviving example” of early Philadelphia waterfront housing. The set dates from...

Robinson store, 1020-24 Market St.

1132-40 N. FRONT ST, DOUGHERTY BONDED WAREHOUSE

150 N. 6th Street

    From 'Main Street Modernism' to common fabric: 19 sites considered for historic designation
    A cluster of social and civic buildings were individually nominated for historic designation, including a closed Catholic church, the hall of a German singing society, a mansion turned Y, and a former firehouse. Despite the city's rich German-American history, very few sites commemorating this past are listed in the Philadelphia Register.
    http://planphilly.com

6 days ago

Philly's public pools open this week

Penrose (1101 W. Susquehanna Rd., 19122)

Dendy (1501-39 N. 10th St., 19122)

Hancock (1401 N. Hancock St., 19122)

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Max Myers (1601 Hellerman St., 19149)

Samuel (3459 Gaul St., 19134)

Cohox (2901 Cedar St., 19134)

Feltonville (231-37 E. Wyoming Ave., 19120)

Awbury (6101 Ardleigh St., 19138)

Mander (2140 N. 33rd St., 19121)

Vare (2600 Morris St, 19145)

Fox Chase (7901 Ridgeway St., 19111)

Lawncrest (6000 Rising Sun Ave., 19111)

Pleasant (6720 Boyer St., 19119)

Francisville (1737 Francis St., 19130)

Lee (4328 Haverford Ave., 19104)

Christy (728 S. 55th St., 19143)

Jardel (1400 Cottman Ave., 19111)

Vogt (4131 Unruh Ave., 19135)

N. Liberties (321 Fairmount Ave., 19123)

McVeigh (400-64 E. Ontario St., 19134)

Lonnie Young (1100 E. Chelten Ave., 19138)

Kendrick (5822 Ridge Ave., 19128)

East Poplar (820 N. 8th St., 19123)

Ridgway (1301 Carpenter St., 19147)

Lackman (1101 Bartlett St., 19115)

Barry (1800 Johnston St., 19145)

Anderson (740 S. 17th St., 19146)

Cobbs Creek (280 Cobbs Creek Pkwy., 19139)

Bridesburg (4601 Richmond St., 19137)

Ziehler (200-64 E. Olney Ave., 19120)

Hunting Park (900 W. Hunting Park Ave., 19140)

Morris Estate (1610 W. Chelten Ave., 19126)

Gathers (2501 Diamond St., 19121)

Myers (5803 Kingsessing Ave., 19143)

* Pickett (5700 Wayne Ave, 19144)

* Sayre (5835 Spruce St., 19139)

Jacobs (4500 Linden Ave., 19114)

Heitzman (2136 Castor Ave., 19134)

Schmidt (113 W. Ontario St., 19140)

Scanlon (1099 E. Tioga St., 19134)

Murphy (300 W. Shunk St., 19148)

Kingsessing (4901 Kingsessing Ave., 19143)

39th and Olive (700 N. 39th St., 19104)

39th and Olive (700 N. 39th St., 19104)

Houseman (5091 Summerdale Ave., 19124)

Simpson (1010 Arrott St., 19124)

Amos (1817 N. 16th St., 19121)

Athletic (1400 N. 26th St., 19121)

Chew (1800 Washington Ave., 19146)

Sacks (400 Washington Ave., 19147)

Tustin (5901 W. Columbia Ave., 19151)

Shepard (5700 Haverford Ave., 19131)

American Legion (6201 Torresdale Ave, 19135)

Piccoli (1501 E. Bristol Ave., 19124)

Shuler (3000 N. 27th St., 19132)

ML King (2101 Cecil B. Moore Ave., 19121)

Ford (609 Snyder Ave., 19148)

Mill Creek (5100 Parrish St., 19139)

Lederer (1219-25 E. Montgomery Ave., 19125)

12th and Cambria (2901 N. 12th St., 19133)

12th and Cambria (2901 N. 12th St., 19133)

Cherashore (851 W. Olney Ave., 19120)

Belfield (2100 W. Chew Ave., 19138)

CB Moore (2551 N. 22nd St., 19132)

Stinger Square (3200 Dickinson St. , 19146)

    Philly's public pools open this week
    It's the first day of astronomical summer, the temperature is heating up and, just in time, Philadelphia's public pools are about to open. The city's 70 free public pools - the most per-capita of any city in the country - start to open on Wednesday. All of the pools will open by July 1.
    http://www.philly.com

6 days ago

15+ Awesome Things To Do In Philly This Week, June 20-26

New Liberty Distillery, 1431 N. Cadwallader Street

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La Peg, 140 N. Columbus Boulevard

Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

The Mann Center, 5201 Parkside Avenue

The Academy of Natural Sciences, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Clark Park, 4398 Chester Avenue

100 N. Mole Street

Where:McGillin's Olde Ale House, 1310 Drury Street

Where:XFINITY Live! Philadelphia, 1100 Pattison Avenue

Where:RAIR, 7333 Milnor Street

Where:Reading Terminal Market, 51 N. 12th Street

    15+ Awesome Things To Do In Philly This Week, June 20-26
    Photo by J. Fusco for Visit Philadelphia Night Market, Manayunk Arts Festival, outdoor movie screenings and more. Food festivals, art festivals, music festivals - oh my! This week is packed with cool events in Philadelphia. Food fans, take note: This Thursday, Night Market returns for its second food festival of the season.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

Jun 19

Meet Philadelphia’s Most Infamous Snitch

...most of his life. In 1975, when he was nine, his family moved to the 1900 block of Palethorp Street, where he says they were the only Puerto Ricans. “It was all white folks. We...

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...relationship began one day in 2001. Benny was selling dime bags on the corner of Westmoreland and A streets. Cujdik, dressed in plainclothes, handcuffed him. “Before he takes me out of the car...

    Meet Philadelphia's Most Infamous Snitch
    Benny Martinez is sitting in a dimly lit booth, giving me some serious side-eye. This is the first time we've met. He doesn't trust me. Or at least, he wants me to think he doesn't trust me. It's hard to tell what he really thinks. With Benny, artifice and reality blur.
    http://www.phillymag.com

Jun 18

2016 Contemporary Photography Exhibition

1400 N. American Street, #103

    2016 Contemporary Photography Exhibition
    DECEMBER 8, 2016 - FEBRUARY 25, 2017 @ PPAC OPENING RECEPTION / DECEMBER 8, 2016 / 6-8PM Last March, PPAC began collecting entries for the Annual Contemporary Photography Competition and Exhibition. The event gives both emerging and established artists the chance to share their narratives with our creative community.
    http://www.philaphotoarts.org

Jun 18

Jun 17

Cindy Ahern - Creating Urban/Suburban Bird Habitats

2001 North 13th Street

    Cindy Ahern - Creating Urban/Suburban Bird Habitats
    Cindy Ahern - Creating Urban/Suburban Bird Habitats
    http://tyler.temple.edu

Jun 17

Jun 16

Top New Spots For Outdoor Eats And Drinks In Philly

Heffe Tacos, 1431 Frankford Avenue

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10th and Hamilton streets

Dilworth Park, 1 South 15th Street

Independence Seaport Museum, 211 S. Columbus Boulevard

Assembly, 1875 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Root Restaurant, 1206 Frankford Avenue

Martha, 2113 E. York Street

The Little Lion, 243 Chestnut Street

Clarkville, 4301 Baltimore Avenue

Where:Philadelphia Zoo, 3400 W. Girard Avenue,

Later this summer, a tropical-inspired bar will open up at the corner of 13th and Drury streets — Tiki. Modeled after a tiki bar, the bar/restaurant will serve plenty of fruity cocktails, light bites and offer city views from its second story roof deck.

Where:Tiki, 102 S. 13th Street

1717 Arch Street

    Top New Spots For Outdoor Eats And Drinks In Philly
    PHOTO BY ROB CARDILLO FOR PHS Looking for a spot to drink and dine outdoors? Consult our list of new spots in Philly to hang alfresco with a glass or fork in hand. Summer should be spent outdoors in Philadelphia, ideally with food and drink at hand.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

Jun 16

TOP PICKS: The Best LGBTQ Events This Weekend

Berks Warehouse, 1801 North Howard Street; over 21.

Howard Gittis Student Center, 1755 North 13th Street; all ages.

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The Bike Stop, 206 South Quince Street.; over 21.

Kahn Park, South 11th Street at Pine Street; all ages.

Tabu Lounge & Sports Bar, 200 South 12th Street; over 21.

    TOP PICKS: The Best LGBTQ Events This Weekend
    Coming up: a Pulse benefit and plenty of community-building events. FRIDAY EVENTS Clutch - A Mr. & Ms. Philadelphia Bar Night 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. The Bike Stop, 206 South Quince Street.; over 21. Mr. Philadelphia Leather, Rudy Flesher, wants you to come out for a night of mingling and cocktails.
    http://www.phillymag.com

Jun 16

Play Arts Coming to Former Bath House Under the El

At Front & Thompson, we see Front Street Cafe just a few doors down

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A public bath opened at 1241 S. Front St. in the early 1900s, and remained in use through 1960 according to a Hidden City...

    Play Arts Coming to Former Bath House Under the El
    Front Street under the El might be our biggest surprise as far as development goes in the last few years. We get it that South Kensington and Fishtown are buzzing on either side, but that doesn't change the fact that Front Street sits in perpetual shadow and the El rumbles past every few minutes.
    http://www.ocfrealty.com

Jun 16

Updated Jun 16th

Jun. 27-          Malcolm Kenyatta, Phila. NOW & Grands as Parents host “Unleashing N. Philly: Changing the Outcomes for Children Managing Trauma” at Berean Baptist Ch., 2101 N. Broad St., 608 p.m. For info: (267) 579-2264.

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Jun. 16-          Jobs with Justice hosts Solidarity Awards Dinner at AFSCME Dist. 1199C, 1315 Locust St., 5:30. Honoring Councilmen Bill Greenlee and Wilson Goode, Jr., Ken Washington, Karen Schermerhorn and George Ricchezza. Open bar. Tickets $45 ($30 for low/fixed income).

Jun. 18-         State Rep. Vanessa Brown hosts Gospelrama at Clara Muhammad Pk., 47th & Lancaster Ave. For info: (215) 877-1530.

Jun. 22-          Philly Ad Club hosts “Celebrating Phila” at Union League, 140 S. Broad St., 8:30-10:30 a.m. Topic: DNC. Speakers: Ed Rendell, Meryl Levitz, Kevin Washo and Brian Tierney.

Jun. 23-          State Rep. Lynwood Savage hosts “How to Pay for College Workshop” at Vine Memorial Bapt. Ch., 5600 W. Girard Ave., 6-8 p.m. Light refreshments. For info: (215) 879-6640.

Jun. 23-          Uptown Hall of Fame holds Awards Program at CBS 3, 1515 Hamilton St. For info: (215) 236-1878.

...Fund, Grands as Parents, Uptown Entertainment Development Corp. & Fratorheru Inst. Present “Health & Wellness Fair” at 2231 N. Broad St., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. AIDS, blood-pressure, diabetes screening & much more. Music, used...

Jun. 29-          State Rep candidate Jim Pio hosts Crawfish Boil at 7363 Claridge St., starting 3 p.m. Tickets $30, couples $50. Buy tickets in advance. For info: Republican City Committee (215) 561-0650) or Pio for PA Team (215) 356-3092.

Jun. 30-          State Rep. Lynwood Savage hosts “How to Pay for College Workshop” at Holy Temple COGIC 6000 Callowhill St., 6-8 p.m. Light refreshments. For info: (215) 879-6640.

Jul. 4-              Stenton Mansion hosts 4th of July Celebration at 4601 N. 18th St., 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Make your own ice cream. To register: (215) 329-7312.

Aug. 13-          State Rep. Mark Cohen hosts Senior & Youth Summer Health Fair at 6300-6400 Rising Sun Ave., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Vendors, giveaways, health screenings, legislative services, games, live bands, food. For info: Sonya Thomas (215) 342-2167 or Wbrown@Pahouse.Net.

Sep. 27-           Asian American Chamber of Commerce hosts Award Banquet at Sheraton-University City, 3549 Chestnut St., 5:30 p.m. Tickets $65. For info: (215) 642-2333.

    Updated Jun 16th
    Jun. 16- Jobs with Justice hosts Solidarity Awards Dinner at AFSCME Dist. 1199C, 1315 Locust St., 5:30. Honoring Councilmen Bill Greenlee and Wilson Goode, Jr., Ken Washington, Karen Schermerhorn and George Ricchezza. Open bar. Tickets $45 ($30 for low/fixed income). Jun. 18- State Sen. Anthony Williams & State Rep.
    http://www.phillyrecord.com

Jun 15

Editorial Intern, InLiquid

or mail to: Editorial Internship, Attn: Dawn Kramlich, InLiquid, 1400 N. American Street, Studio 314, Philadelphia, PA 19122.

    Editorial Intern | Philaculture.org
    The Editorial Intern will work under the supervision of the External Communications Coordinator. S/He will assist with updating and creating pages on current gallery/museum exhibitions; researching art news, activities, and events for web site and newsletters; and assistance with publicity and press release distribution.
    https://www.philaculture.org

Jun 15

Five artists to watch at Make Music Philly

A cosmic blend of rock, funk, soul and R&B, the ethereal sounds of captivating Philly native JaE will be a must see at The Boom Room Presents: Lemonade Stand (1300 N Front St) from 7:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

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A man with a mission and an emcee with enormous heart, Ai-Que will be performing his unifying hip hop anthems at The Truck (4800 Baltimore Ave) from 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

At just 22-years-old, singer songwriter Josh Miller has an old soul, which comes out in his blues-laden jams that you can catch at MilkBoy (1100 Chestnut Street) from 4:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Fans of Americana indie folk look no farther than Owl and Wolf, a duo of experimental sounds playing the Italian Market (9th & Montrose – Di Bruno Bros) from 3:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Five artists to watch at Make Music Philly - The Key
    What better way to celebrate the summer solstice than to get outside and explore all that the Philly music community has to offer on the longest day of the year? Make Music Philly returns on Tuesday, June 21st with a jam-packed schedule made to put every extra second of sunlight to good use.
    http://thekey.xpn.org

Jun 15

Let There Be (LED) Light! Spring Garden Connector Street Is Getting ‘Done Up’ With New Light Fixtures

On Saturday, May 21 the Friends of Kensington Football and the Kensington Tigers ran a Taps tournament at Kensington CAPA High School (1901 N. Front Street). Thanks to Coach Ellwood…

    Let There Be (LED) Light! Spring Garden Connector Street Is Getting 'Done Up' With New Light Fixtures - Spirit News
    Northern Liberties liberated: The grimy stretch of Spring Garden St. that leads into Northern Liberties will soon be illuminated by a glowing metal garden hanging from the walls. If all goes to according to plan, the Spring Garden Connector Street will be complete by July, according to Karen Thompson, project manager for the Delaware ...
    http://spiritnews.org

Jun 15

Every Tooth Counts: St. Christopher’s Foundation Launches Ronald McDonald Mobile Dental Unit

  As part of the Every Tooth Counts Campaign, St. Christopher’s Foundation for Children launched a Ronald McDonald Mobile Dental Unit on Wednesday at 1750 N. Front St. in Kensington.

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 The staff of the mobile unit do not investigate salaries and they see children who have not seen a dentist for a year. Friday public treatment sessions will be held at the Nelson Pavilion of St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children located at E. Erie Ave. and N. Front St. in Philadelphia.

On Wednesday, April 27, the World Affairs Council of Girard College (2101 S. College Avenue) attended the Global Economic Forum at Temple University’s Fox School of Business. The Global Economic…

    Every Tooth Counts: St. Christopher's Foundation Launches Ronald McDonald Mobile Dental Unit - Spirit News
    As part of the Every Tooth Counts Campaign, St. Christopher's Foundation for Children launched a Ronald McDonald Mobile Dental Unit on Wednesday at 1750 N. Front St. in Kensington. Gwenn Camp, U.S. Senator Bob Casey's State Director, spoke at the event. She said the senator sits on the Health Committee.
    http://spiritnews.org

Jun 14

Tall Frankford Project Will Be a Fun Community Meeting

...and it's a biggie. Developers are looking to consolidate 11 lots into one at 1405-21 Frankford Ave., a project which will consume a community garden space and also eliminate a couple of...

    Tall Frankford Project Will Be a Fun Community Meeting
    A Fishtown resident shot us an email at the end of last week, giving us the heads up about a new project coming down the pike for Frankford Avenue, and it's a biggie.
    http://www.ocfrealty.com

Jun 13

Q&A: T. Milton Street Announces His Candidacy for 2nd Congressional District

...out. It was at that point that John and I stood on the corner of 13th and Montgomery, I’ll never forget it. We had a discussion. John said, “look man, we need...

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There are a lot famous places in the city that serve authentic Philadelphia cheesesteaks. Steak & Shake, located at 2573 Frankford Ave., is one of those places.   Steak & Shakes…

    Q&A: T. Milton Street Announces His Candidacy for 2nd Congressional District - Spirit News
    When you talk about T. Milton Street, it's hard not to remember his brother John's storied tenure as Mayor of Philadelphia. We will always remember when young Councilman John Street socked Franny Rafferty on the floor of City Council. If you follow Philly politics, then you know Milton also likes to defy his critics and ...
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Jun 13

Moffet Elementary Celebrates the Arts, Culture and the Kids With Al-Bustan’s Arab Arts After-School Program

  An example of the many programs Al-Bustan spearheads is the “Arab Arts After-School Program” at John Moffet Elementary School (127 W. Oxford Street), which has been running for nine years.

    Moffet Elementary Celebrates the Arts, Culture and the Kids With Al-Bustan's Arab Arts After-School Program - Spirit News
    In Arabic, al-bustan means "the garden." For those at Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture, the phrase has a symbolic value, reminiscent of their mission to garner awareness and appreciation for Arab arts and language as an organization. "'The garden' can create and grow. It's not just culture, but friendship and love and peace," Hazami Sayed, Executive ...
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Jun 13

60-Foot Frankford Project Will Be a Fun Community Meeting

...and it's a biggie. Developers are looking to consolidate 11 lots into one at 1405-21 Frankford Ave., a project which will consume a community garden space and also eliminate a couple of...

    60-Foot Frankford Project Will Be a Fun Community Meeting
    A Fishtown resident shot us an email at the end of last week, giving us the heads up about a new project coming down the pike for Frankford Avenue, and it's a biggie.
    http://www.ocfrealty.com

Jun 13

Community Gardens Bike Tour

• La Finquita, (428 W. Master Street) means “The Little Farm” in Spanish, a term of endearment from the local Puerto Rican community in South Kensington for this community farm and garden, which was started in 1988.

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• Seedy Acres (918-922 N. Leithgow) is a preserved garden well-hidden on tiny Leithgow Street in now densely developed Northern Liberties.

• Spring Gardens (18th and North Street) is a crown jewel in the Philadelphia community garden landscape located just north of Center City.

• Schuylkill River Park Garden (25th and Spruce) Created on the site of a former brickyard and B&O Railroad Siding, this 70- plot garden was created in 1988 and was placed the Smithsonian Institutions’s Archives of American Gardens in 2007.

2000 Fitzwater (2042-44 Fitzwater).  An NWF Certified Wildlife Habitat, this award-winning garden is frequently visited by butterflies and has an active beehive.

• 2000 Fitzwater (2042-44 Fitzwater).  An NWF Certified Wildlife Habitat, this award-winning garden is frequently visited by butterflies and has an active beehive.

    Community Gardens Bike Tour
    Event URL: http://hiddencityphila.org/event/community-gardens-bike-tour/ Cost: FREE! Register here: http://hcp.memberlodge.com/event-2259784 Philadelphia boasts several hundred community gardens, and each of them has a story to tell. Join the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's Jeff Barg to learn how a half dozen of the most interesting of these green oases came to be.
    http://planphilly.com

Jun 13

Olney Charter High’s Graduation at Temple Interrupted by Bomb Threat

Olney Charter High School’s graduation, held at Temple University’s Liacouras Center (1776 N Broad Street), was interrupted today by a bomb threat.

    Olney High's Graduation at Temple Interrupted by Bomb Threat
    The Liacouras Center was evacuated and police are currently searching for a threat. Olney Charter High School's graduation, held at Temple University's Liacouras Center (1776 N Broad Street), was interrupted today by a bomb threat.
    http://www.phillymag.com

Jun 13

Big Mascher Street Project Underway, Next to Big Mascher Street Project

A reader tipped us off last week that construction had finally gotten underway at 1326 Mascher St., a long vacant lot in South Kensington. We told you to prepare for this project...

We actually told you about the 20-home project at 1350 Mascher St. several months after we brought the project at 1326 Mascher St. to your attention, but...

    Big Mascher Street Project Underway, Next to Big Mascher Street Project
    A reader tipped us off last week that construction had finally gotten underway at 1326 Mascher St., a long vacant lot in South Kensington. We told you to prepare for this project back in the fall of 2014, and at the time we predicted that construction would get moving rather quickly.
    http://www.ocfrealty.com

Jun 13

What's new?

2001 North 13th Street

    What's new?
    What's new?
    http://tyler.temple.edu

Jun 13

10 Hottest New Bars in Philly

1355 N. Front St.; 267-753-9478

1710 N. Fifth St.; 215-232-4305

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1875 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.; 215-783-4171

1206 Frankford Ave.; 215-515-3452

701 S. Fourth St.; 267-930-8538

120 S. 13th St.; 215-631-3868

2113 E. York St.; 215-867-8881

114 S. 13th St.; no phone

757 S. Front St.; 215-644-8949

743 S. Fourth St.; 215-278-2736

    10 Hottest New Bars in Philly
    With roof bars, patios and sidewalk seating in place, it's prime time to explore the shiny additions to Philly's bar scene. So, whether you're in the market for off-the-beaten-path wines, cocktails with a tropical flair or a perfectly poured pilsner - these ten spots have all of your warm ...
    https://www.zagat.com

Jun 13

12+ Terrific Events Happening In Philly This Week, June 13-19

Where:The Liacouras Center, 1776 N. Broad Street

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Where:Various locations including Independence National Historical Park, 6th and Chestnut streets

Where:Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad Street

Where:Penn Museum, 3260 South Street

Where:Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad Street

Where:Rittenhouse Square, 18th and Walnut streets

Where:Dilworth Park, 1 S. 15th Street

Where:Rosenbach Museum and Library, 2008 Delancey Place

Where:Cliveden, 6401 Germantown Avenue

Where:Stratus Rooftop Lounge, 433 Chestnut Street

6300 block of Germantown Avenue

    12+ Terrific Events Happening In Philly This Week, June 13-19
    Photo by M. Edlow for Visit Philadelphia Flag Day celebrations, all-American barbecue at Dilworth Park, Riverdance at the Kimmel Center and more... It's a great week to be in Philly with major festivals, outdoor dining events, concerts and more.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

Jun 12

Matthew 22 36 Master, which is the great comm...

Matthew 22 36 Master, which is the great commandment in the law? 37 Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt...

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Jun 11

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Jun 09

These Philadelphia-area grocery stores might sell wine soon

-Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.; 500 Montgomery Mall, North Wales

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-Snyder Supermarket, Inc.; 2704 Snyder Ave.

-Whole Foods Market Group, Inc.; 501 N. 22nd St.

-Port Richmond Thriftway (Food Line Management Co.); 2497 Aramingo Ave.

-Acme Markets, Inc.; 1901 Johnston St.

-Brown's Parkside, LLC; 1575 N. 52nd St., Suite 400

-Fuwa Deli, LLC; 3987 Ford Road

-The Fresh Grocer (Walnut Street Supermarkets, LLC); 4001 Walnut St.

-KJ Choi Corp.; 2020-2022 Chestnut St., 2nd Floor

-The Fresh Grocer (5601 Foods, LLC); 5601 Chestnut St.

-Di Bruno Bros. at Franklin; 834 Chestnut St., Suite 112 & 113

-Chew Foods, LLC; 5301 Chew Ave.

-Brown's Monument, LLC; 4160 Monument Road

-Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.; 200 Market St., King of Prussia

-Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.; 100 Market St., King of Prussia

    These Philadelphia-area grocery stores might sell wine soon
    Wine will soon be coming to some Pennsylvania grocery stores - but at which supermarkets will consumers be able to pick up a bottle? No grocery or convenience stores in the state will automatically start selling wine once the bill, which Gov. Tom Wolf signed Wednesday, goes into effect, according to the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board.
    http://www.philly.com

Jun 09

MFA Student Natalie Kuenzi assisting Roberto Lugo

2001 North 13th Street

    MFA Student Natalie Kuenzi assisting Roberto Lugo
    Congratulations to MFA Ceramics student, Natalie Kuenzi, who is working as Roberto Lugo's studio assistant this summer at The Clay Studio. From The Clay Studio's website: Roberto Lugo has aspired to
    http://tyler.temple.edu

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