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Tonight Picks, Cinco De Mayo Edition: Block Party At El Rey, Philly Tech Week And More

Seer Interactive, 1033 N. 2nd Street, 7th Floor

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El Rey, 2013 Chestnut Street

Various Locations Including Lolita, 106 S. 13th Street

Various locations including McCrossen's Tavern, 529 N. 20th Street

The Drake, 1512 Spruce Street, Philadelphia

First Round Holdings Inc, 4040 Locust Street

    Tonight Picks, Cinco De Mayo Edition: Block Party At El Rey, Philly Tech Week And More
    Photo by M. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia Spend your Thursday evening at Cinco de Mayo parties, concerts, theater performances and so much more... Happy Cinco de Mayo, Philly! Tonight, taco- and margarita-fueled celebrations pop up all across the city with everything from a major block party at the El Rey to happy hour specials at neighborhood bars.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

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Q&A: James Mergiotti, President of Center City’s Peirce College

...them started on business careers. He started with nine students on a Saturday morning at Eighth and Spring Garden, and had 550 enrolled by the end of the first year...

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At some point, I tweeted about how I only root for Peirce College, the school located on the 1400 block of Pine Street in Center City Philadelphia. (“Go Fighting Misspellings!” I wrote.) Somehow, that led to me interviewing the president of Peirce College a few weeks later.

The school was eventually re-named Peirce, and moved to its location at 1450 Pine Street in 1915. A member of the Peirce family was president of the school until 1981...

Sources: New Center City Wawa Is Coming to 19th and Market

    Q&A: James Mergiotti, President of Center City's Peirce College
    During Villanova's run to the national championship this year, there was much commotion about the team not being a "city school." It's true, of course: Villanova is in Radnor Township. At some point, I tweeted about how I only root for Peirce College, the school located on the 1400 block of Pine Street in Center City Philadelphia.
    http://www.phillymag.com

1 hour ago

Tonight Picks, Cinco De Mayo Edition: Block Party At El Rey, Philly Tech Week And More

Seer Interactive, 1033 N. 2nd Street, 7th Floor

This article has 5 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

El Rey, 2013 Chestnut Street

Various Locations Including Lolita, 106 S. 13th Street

Various locations including McCrossen's Tavern, 529 N. 20th Street

The Drake, 1512 Spruce Street, Philadelphia

First Round Holdings Inc, 4040 Locust Street

1 hour ago

Q&A: James Mergiotti, President of Center City’s Peirce College

...them started on business careers. He started with nine students on a Saturday morning at Eighth and Spring Garden, and had 550 enrolled by the end of the first year...

This article has 3 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

At some point, I tweeted about how I only root for Peirce College, the school located on the 1400 block of Pine Street in Center City Philadelphia. (“Go Fighting Misspellings!” I wrote.) Somehow, that led to me interviewing the president of Peirce College a few weeks later.

The school was eventually re-named Peirce, and moved to its location at 1450 Pine Street in 1915. A member of the Peirce family was president of the school until 1981...

Sources: New Center City Wawa Is Coming to 19th and Market

3 hours ago

Vaya Con Dios to Point Break Live! May 13 at Union Transfer

1026 Spring Garden St. Philadelphia, PA, 19123

    Vaya Con Dios to Point Break Live! May 13 at Union Transfer
    On May 13, Jaime Keeling's Point Break Live! will play a one-night only engagement at Union Transfer. Keeling plays director Kathryn Bigelow and leads a clever, funny cast to bring the early 90s masterpiece to Philadelphia as part of their 2016 tour.
    http://www.geekadelphia.com

3 hours ago

Blog: Today is National Hoagie Day!

3J’s Food Market, 801 N 2nd St., Philadelphia, PA 19123 – (215) 279-7488

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Reen’s Deli, 12319 Academy Road, Philadelphia, PA 19135 – (215) 637-4141

T&F Farmer’s Pride, 8801 Ridge Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19128 – (215) 487-0889

Parkway Corner Deli, 2201 Pennsylvania Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19130 – (267) 758-6785

Linden Italian Market, 4011 Linden Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111 – (215) 332-0277

Al’s Corner Deli, 7940 Torresdale Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19136 – (484) 352-4623

    Blog: Today is National Hoagie Day!
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Today is National Hoagie Day. For two years running, Dietz & Watson has hand-selected area delis that serve Dietz & Watson delicacies and make some of the region's best hoagies and sandwiches. The company will celebrate these delis and National Hoagie day with festivities at each of these 27 locations.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

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Updated May 5th

May 12-          Retroaction Sports presents Student Athlete Day at Dave & Buster’s, 325 N. Columbus Blvd., 5 p.m., honoring athletes from tristate area who have acquired a 3.0 GPA or better in school in addition to their Athletic achievements.  Free event. For info, Jamal green 267-978-8100.

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May 6-            Carpenters Joint Apprenticeship Committee holds Contest & Open House at Training Facility, 10401 Decatur Rd., 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Competition in 5 categories. Also trade show exhibits, family fun day. For info (215) 824-2300.

May 6-            State Rep. Leslie Acosta hosts Small Business Development Expo, Esperanza Coll., 4261 N. 5th St., 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Event is for emerging entrepreneurs and existing small businesses. One-stop shop for services and information. To RSVP (215) 457-5281.

May 6-            State Rep. Stephen Kinsey hosts Senior Health Fair for 201st Legislative Dist. at York Ho., 5325 Old York Rd., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free.

May 6-            50th Anniversary Celebration of Phila. Chinatown Development Corp. at Nat’l Constitution Ctr., 525 Arch St., 6 p.m. Community Service Award to David L. Cohen of Comcast. Featured speaker Sister...

May 6-            Councilman David Oh hosts Fundraiser & Victory Party at 1925, 111 S. 17th St, 6-8 p.m. Special guests suburban County Commissioners. Contribution levels $100, $250, $500, $1...

...Commissioners. Contribution levels $100, $250, $500, $1,000. Checks payable to “Citizens for David Oh”, 5813 Thomas Ave., Phila., PA 19143. Contributions accepted at door...

May 6-            UNICO hosts Spring Fundraiser at Galdo’s Entertainment Complex, 1933 W. Moyamensing Ave., 7 p.m. Donations $40. Honoring Humanitarian of Year Fr. Nicholas F. Martorano.

May 12-          State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown hosts Business Owners’ Breakfast at Indigo Bleu, 3870 Lancaster Ave., 9 a.m. Helping owners and startups navigate government regs, also financial info. Free but RSVP required vbrownpahouse.net or (215) 879-6615.

May 12-          Spring Reception is hosted for Councilman Derek Green at Union League, 140 S. Broad St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Donations $250. Checks payable to “The Green Fund”, P...

May 13-          State Rep. Joanna McClinton hosts Older Adults Month Luncheon at Presbyterian Residence Complex, 2000 S. 58th St., 12-2 p.m. For Presbyterian residents. For info (215) 748-6712

May 16-          S. Phila. Tea Party Patriots host Meeting at Prudential Bank, 19th & Oregon Ave., 7-9 p.m. Ample parking in rear.

May 20-         State Rep candidate Jim Pio is hosted Jammin’ with Jimmy Fundraiser at Curran’s  Irish Inn, 6900 State Rd., starting 6 p.m. Tickets $40.

May 21-          State Rep. Stephen Kinsey hosts Salute to Veterans memorial at Vernon Pk., 5800 Germantown Ave., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Host of attractions, food and beverages. Veterans wishing to receive certificate must register by May 2 (215) 849-6592.

May 22-          Golf Benefit for St. Ann’s Parish, Juniata G.C., 1391 E. Cayuga St., Registration 8:30 a.m., Shotgun 9 a.m. $80 per person, foursome $320. All-day burgers, hot dogs, awards, beverages, and luncheon. For info (215) 739-4590.

May 24-          RCC hosts Cigar Night at United Republican Cl., 3156 Frankford. $95. Jazz trio, Hors d’oeuvres, free valet parking. Must RSVP Bill Pettigrew (215) 743-2000.

May 25-         State Rep candidate Bill Pounds is hosted Fundraiser at Kildare’s, 4417 Main St., 6-9 p.m. 3-hour open bar and Hors d’oeuvres. Tickets $55, couples $90. Tickets available at door.

May 26-          Lt. Gov. Mike Stack is hosted Reception at Tai Lake Restaurant, 134 N. 10th St., 6:30-8:30 p.m. Contribution levels $2,500, $1,500, $1,500, Tickets...

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.

    Updated May 5th
    May 6- Carpenters Joint Apprenticeship Committee holds Contest & Open House at Training Facility, 10401 Decatur Rd., 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Competition in 5 categories. Also trade show exhibits, family fun day. For info (215) 824-2300. May 6- State Rep. Leslie Acosta hosts Small Business Development Expo, Esperanza Coll., 4261 N.
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39 hours ago

Save the Date – Liberty Lands Music Fest – Sat, June 4

(Third & Poplar)

    Save the Date - Liberty Lands Music Fest - Sat, June 4
    At Liberty Lands Park (Third & Poplar) Benefits go to NLNA general fund which supports Clean Streets, the Community Center, and Liberty Lands! Flea market 9am until... Food and Philadelphia Brewing Company from Noon on... Music starting at 4ish.... Lasting till 10ish....
    http://www.nlna.org

39 hours ago

Bamboowifi to Open N3rd Street Network at Open Forum Sat, May 7

Location: LocalHost, 908 N 3rd St Philadelphia, PA 19123

    Bamboowifi to Open N3rd Street Network at Open Forum Sat, May 7
    On Saturday May 7, at LocalHost in Northern Liberties, Bamboowifi will officially open the N3rd Street Network at an open forum as part of Philly Tech Week, welcoming free Wi-Fi to N3rd Street. At the open forum, guests will join us for the launch, log onto the network, learn more about the network, ask questions, meet the creators, and have their picture taken with the Bamboowifi panda.
    http://www.nlna.org

2 days ago

From Synagogue To Church To Apartments on Marshall Street

A century ago, the 900 block of Marshall Street was home to a bustling outdoor market, with hundreds of pushcart vendors hawking all manner...

...be renovated into apartments and two buildings will rise on either side of it. At 980 N. Marshall St., the Kneses Israel Anshe S'fard built a synagogue in 1909 for $1,000, according...

    From Synagogue To Church To Apartments on Marshall Street
    A century ago, the 900 block of Marshall Street was home to a bustling outdoor market, with hundreds of pushcart vendors hawking all manner of products. By the time the 1960s rolled around, the changing neighborhood and the threat of an urban renewal plan meant an end to the pushcarts on Marshall Street, and the block began a slow decline that persisted until very recently.
    http://www.ocfrealty.com

2 days ago

ASR student Gabrielle Patterson’s animations, Snohetta’s SFMoMA (and soon Temple Library), Linda Harris in ArtNews, Pilot Projects and Nice Futures debut, Moore’s new Chief Academic Officer, Shelley Spector in Williamsburg, Plus Opportunities

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I hope this finds you well. It is the press release for the inaugural exhibition for the new arts space named Pilot Projects run by Jacob C. Hammes, Jen Nugent, and Zachary Rawe. Pilot Projects is located at 1719 N 5th St 19122.

    ASR student Gabrielle Patterson's animations, Snohetta's SFMoMA (and soon Temple Library), Linda Harris in ArtNews, Pilot Projects and Nice Futures debut, Moore's new Chief Academic Officer, Shelley Spector in Williamsburg, Plus Opportunities
    I caught up with ASR student Gabrielle Patterson, who graduated from University of Pennsylvania a year ago with a BFA in Fine Arts, and some wizardly animation skills. After graduation, Gabrielle decided to stay in Philadelphia where she has been working part time for an educational media production company, Fabian-Baber, Inc.
    http://www.theartblog.org

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