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10 Coolest Fitness and Foodie Events in Philly This Month: October 2016

Where: Yards Brewing Company, 901 North Delaware Avenue, Northern Liberties

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Where: Function Coffee Labs, 1001 South 10th Street, Bella Vista

Where: Freehouse Fitness Studio, 1430 South Street, Graduate Hospital

Where: Cira Green, 80 South 30th Street, University City

Where: Lloyd Hall, 1 Boathouse Row, Fairmount

Where: Maha Yoga, 1700 Sansom Street, 6th floor, Rittenhouse

    10 Coolest Fitness and Foodie Events in Philly This Month: October 2016
    Wanderlust 108. The ultimate fall bike ride. Pop-up yoga at Cira Green. Yeah, it's a GOOD month for fitness in Philly. If you've been thinking, "How the heck am I going to spend my October?" you can stop thinking about that now - we've done all the planning for you.
    http://www.phillymag.com

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Riverwards Development News (September 28, 2016)

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...

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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 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.

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...

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...

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 ...
    http://spiritnews.org

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The Local Lens

...truck, I felt relieved that I would no longer have to dodge speeding cars at Front and Girard. Yes, I would be spared being hit from behind by a crazed drug dealer from...

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...year old Matthew Matteson was riding his mountain bike to his second job along the 5700 block of Frankford Avenue when he was hit head on by a driver in a silver Buick Century going...

    The Local Lens - Spirit News
    As the streets of the city become more congested, bicyclists are giving up their bikes because they no longer feel safe. I sold my bike five years ago when I put it up for sale on Craigslist. I sold it to a Methodist minister from New Jersey.
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Tonight Picks: Grand Opening Of Bar 57, Manayunk Restaurant Week And More

The Schmidt’s Commons, 1001 N. 2nd Street #21

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One Liberty Observation Deck, 1650 Market Street, 57th Floor

Institute of Contemporary Art, 118 S. 36th Street

Lincoln Financial Field, 1020 Pattison Avenue

Red Owl Tavern, 433 Chestnut Street

FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Boulevard

PHS Pop Up Garden, 1438 South Street

    Tonight Picks: Grand Opening Of Bar 57, Manayunk Restaurant Week And More
    Photo by M. Fischetti for Visit Philadelphia How to spend your Thursday night in Philly... It may be another rainy night in Philadelphia, but there is a ton going on to combat the weather. Tonight, a new bar opens at the very top of Liberty Place at One Liberty Observation Deck - Bar 57.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

20 hours ago

Friends of the Doughboy Near Fundraising Goal For Restoration of NoLibs Statue

  Thanks to tireless efforts from local residents, careful coordination by the Northern Liberties Neighbors Association (NLNA), and generous contributions from the public, the bronze Doughboy memorial at 2nd and Spring Garden will soon see a complete restoration.   

    Friends of the Doughboy Near Fundraising Goal For Restoration of NoLibs Statue - Spirit News
    Thanks to tireless efforts from local residents, careful coordination by the Northern Liberties Neighbors Association (NLNA), and generous contributions from the public, the bronze Doughboy memorial at 2nd and Spring Garden will soon see a complete restoration. Friends of the Doughboy have been chipping away at a $22,000 fundraising goal to restore ...
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“We Are All Doomed” — Monthly Metal Showcase at The Fire

...Where? The Fire. A large, unpretentious bar at 4th and Girard which you’re likely already familiar with. In their venue space adjacent to the bar...

    "We Are All Doomed" - Monthly Metal Showcase at The Fire - Spirit News
    "Whatever you have said in the dark will be heard in the light, and what you have whispered behind closed doors will be shouted from the housetops for all to hear!" - Luke 12:3 Almost by definition, the freakiest among us, those who make art, music, and write are people who spend hours ...
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October: Comings & Goings

A 3,635-square-foot space at 448 N. 10th St. is under renovation to house MADE Studios, which currently operates its sewing and couture classes...

    October: Comings & Goings
    Four U.S. Cities Join Philadelphia in Funded Sustainability Plan Akron, Chicago, Detroit and Memphis received $40 million in September to fund Reimagining the Civic Commons, an environmental initiative piloted in Philadelphia to demonstrate the positive effects of investment in public spaces.
    http://www.gridphilly.com

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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.

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

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. 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.

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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Penn Alexander named national “Blue Ribbon” school

Two other schools in Philadelphia were also awarded the National Blue Ribbon. St. Mary Interparochial School at 5th and Locusts Streets was named an “exemplary high performing school,” as was the Folk Arts-Culture Charter School at 1023 Callowhill St.

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Suite 200 3901 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104-3608, 40.7831, -73.9712

The Penn Alexander School (4209 Spruce St.) today was named a National Blue Ribbon School, an award the U.S. Department of Education gives to about 350 schools around the country each year deemed “high performing” or “achievement gap closing.” Both public and private schools are eligible.

    Penn Alexander named national "Blue Ribbon" school | West Philly Local
    Posted on 28 September 2016 The Penn Alexander School (4209 Spruce St.) today was named a National Blue Ribbon School, an award the U.S. Department of Education gives to about 350 schools around the country each year deemed "high performing" or "achievement gap closing." Both public and private schools are eligible.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

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Sip and Learn at DesignPhiladelphia Happy Hours, Oct. 6-16

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.)

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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.)

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)

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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Mural Arts Month Kicks Off With a South Philly Dance Party

Untitled by Miriam Singer is at 1016 Buttonwood Street, part of Spring Arts PHL. Photo by Steve Weinik for Mural Arts Philadelphia

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The open-to-the-public party is happening at Snyder Plaza, at Snyder Avenue and Swanson Street in South Philly, where four new murals are up and more are planned. DJ Cash...

October 7, 11th and Carlton streets, 6-10 p.m.

...Arts + Crafts Holdings with a rotating blend of temporary and permanent pieces on walls between 10th and 11th streets and Spring Garden and Hamilton. The opening exhibit is of works from the first...

October 15, Broad and Tasker streets, 2-4:30 p.m.

October 18, Prince Music Theater Black Box, 1412 Chestnut Street, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

    Mural Arts Month Kicks Off With a South Philly Dance Party
    Mural Arts Philadelphia is hosting events almost every day in October, and most of them are free. In a city with almost 4,000 murals, it makes sense that we'd have a month set aside for looking at them.
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