51 min ago

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16 hours ago

The Truth Hurts but Knowledge is Power

...where history is currently in the making, another historical moment exists on the corner of 9th and Spring Garden Street. The surprise pop-up show Truth to Power has made a strong mark during its...

    The Truth Hurts but Knowledge is Power
    Miles away from Democratic National Convention, where history is currently in the making, another historical moment exists on the corner of 9th and Spring Garden Street. The surprise pop-up show Truth to Power has made a strong mark during its three day run in Philadelphia.
    http://inliquid.org

17 hours ago

7 Philly Architectural Salvage Companies That’ll Transform Your Space

#6. Architectural Antiques Exchange // 715 North Second Street, Old City, 215-922-3669

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#1. Impact Imports // 67 North 2nd Street, Old City, 267-844-2477

#2. Philadelphia Architectural Salvage // 2234 West Westmoreland Street, Hunting Park, 267-687-1557

#3. Provenance // 1801 North American Street #1E, North Philadelphia, 215-925-2002

#4. ReStore // 3016 East Thompson Street, Port Richmond, 215-634-3474

    Need a Reclaimed Wood Table? Here's 7 Philly Architectural Salvage Companies That'll Transform Your Space
    Finally bring that Pinterest board to life with these awesome shops. It seems like everybody in interior design is clamoring to get into the architectural salvage game. Beloved brands like Pottery Barn and Crate and Barrel make a killing off brand new "salvaged iron" tables, and Pinterest is chock full of reclaimed wood DIYs.
    http://www.phillymag.com

24 hours ago

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34 hours ago

Give And Go: Brewerytown Summer Camp Combines Sports with Life Skills

  Wright began his career at the Children’s Crisis Treatment Center (CCTC) at 1080 N Delaware Ave, a non-profit facility that helps at risk children with emotional difficulties who would not otherwise get treatment and their families.

  When I arrive early at a small studio space at 1124 Buttonwood Street, I’m greeted by owner Roneisha Smith-Davis, a lifelong dancer-turned-studio-director. She’s very busy when I enter, answering…

    Give And Go: Brewerytown Summer Camp Combines Sports with Life Skills - Spirit News
    Kids love to play games but they're rarely excited to learn the lessons of life that will help them cope. But a summer camp in Brewerytown has been trying to combine games with learning life skills for nearly seven years. Give And Go Athletics (G&G) has been teaching those skills since 2009.
    http://spiritnews.org

37 hours ago

B’ella Ballerina: Where Every Ballerina is Beautiful, Inside and Out

...When I arrive early at a small studio space at 1124 Buttonwood Street, I’m greeted by owner Roneisha Smith-Davis, a lifelong dancer-turned-studio-director. She...

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  Last Saturday's bingo night at the Church of the Atonement (1542 E. Montgomery Ave.) was not typical church social/bingo night. [caption id="attachment_10526" align="aligncenter" width="900"] Church of the Atonement Entrance…

  A funeral march gathered during the stagnant afternoon of July 22 at the St. Francis Inn. The procession continued to the corner of Jasper and East Cumberland Street to remember…

    B'ella Ballerina: Where Every Ballerina is Beautiful, Inside and Out - Spirit News
    When I arrive early at a small studio space at 1124 Buttonwood Street, I'm greeted by owner Roneisha Smith-Davis, a lifelong dancer-turned-studio-director. She's very busy when I enter, answering phone calls, sending her students off, and talking paperwork. The studio is humming with children's laughter and landed moves, music faintly bumping from a back ...
    http://spiritnews.org

39 hours ago

Tonight Picks: DNC Watch Parties, Free Movie Screenings, Old City Eats And More

Where:The Schmidt’s Commons at The Piazza, 1001 N. 2nd Street

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Where:Various Locations Including Chickie's & Pete's, 1526 Packer Avenue

Where:The Union League Steps, 140 S. Broad Street

Where:Dilworth Park, 1 South 15th Street

Where:Clark Park, 4398 Chester Avenue

Where:Sister Cities Park, 210 North 18th Street

    Tonight Picks: DNC Watch Parties, Free Movie Screenings, Old City Eats And More
    Photo Courtesy Schmidt's Commons Spend your Thursday evening watching DNC watch parties, taking part in happy hour, watching movies outdoors and more. Tonight marks the final night of the Democratic National Convention and Hillary Clinton, the Democratic Presidential Nominee, will close out the four-day event with a speech tonight at the Wells Fargo Center.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

40 hours ago

Green and Galloway Project Grows to Twelve Homes

Last fall, we told you about plans from Callahan Ward for five new homes for 309-311 Green St., a Tetris-shaped parcel with minimal frontage on Green Street, despite the address. The homes...

Current view at Green & Galloway

...the homes now framed out. To the east, we've covered the numerous projects at 3rd & Green, with dozens of new homes either under construction or recently completed. And the Green and...

    Green and Galloway Project Grows to Twelve Homes
    Last fall, we told you about plans from Callahan Ward for five new homes for 309-311 Green St., a Tetris-shaped parcel with minimal frontage on Green Street, despite the address. The homes, designed by Interface Studio Architects, represented an upgrade for this property, which had been sitting vacant for many years.
    http://www.ocfrealty.com

2 days ago

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2 days ago

  • Incorporating Computers in the Math Classroom

    Ms. Andrick is asking for $2184.64:
    My students need computers for our sixth grade math classroom to promote and incorporate STEM skills into our everyday routine.
    Young Scholars Charter School - Middle School Comment

2 days ago

Grab a Pint (or Two) At The Dog Wash

From 2 to 7 p.m., this Saturday, July 30th, stop by the corner of 11th and Callowhill Street to get a drink and a bath for your dog. Bombay Local Food Truck and a DJ will be there. And plenty of pet-based fun will be happening.

    Grab a Beer (or Two) At The Dog Wash
    This weekend grab a drink with your true best friend, your dog. The Trestle Inn and Philly Pet Hotel are pairing up to host the "At The Dog Wash" event for the third year. From 2 to 7 p.m., this Saturday, July 30th, stop by the corner of 11th and Callowhill Street to get a...
    http://www.phillymag.com

2 days ago

Tonight Picks, DNC Edition: Giant Center City Sips, Street Fest In East Passyunk, Parks On Tap And More

Where:The Fillmore Philadelphia, 29 E. Allen Street

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Where:Various Locations Including Chickie's & Pete's, 1526 Packer Avenue

Where:Clark Park, 4398 Chester Avenue

Where:L'Etage, 624 South 6th Street

Where:The African American Museum in Philadelphia, 701 Arch Street

Where:Morris Animal Refuge, 1242 Lombard Street

    Tonight Picks, DNC Edition: Giant Center City Sips, Street Fest In East Passyunk, Parks On Tap And More
    Photo by Albert Yee for Fairmount Park Conservancy The DNC is here in a major way and there are a number of events on tap for this evening to celebrate the momentous occasion. The Democratic National Convention (DNC) is in full swing in Philadelphia and the events span way beyond the convention at the Wells Fargo Center.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

2 days ago

Meeting Philly One Park at a Time || Philly Fun from A to Z

Open Daily from 4pm-2am and 11am-2am on the weekends. Pay as you go. 221 North Columbus Blvd. morganspier.com  

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Open daily. Various times and prices. 101 S. Columbus Blvd. delawareriverwaterfront.com 

Through Sept. Various times. Pay as you go. 1438 South Street and 829 Wharton St., phsonline.org

Through Sept. Various times. Pay as you go. 1438 South Street and 829 Wharton St., phsonline.org

Through Sept. 7. Various times. Pay as you go. 40 N. Columbus Blvd. fringearts.com

Mondays, 5:30-7:30p.m. Free. 3025 Walnut St. worldcafelive.com

Open daily 11am-2am. Pay as you go. 56 S. 2nd St, khyberpasspub.com

Thursdays at 8:30. Free. 201 S. Columbus Blvd. visitphilly.com

Through Oct. 30. Free. Race St. and N. Columbus Blvd. delawareriverwaterfront.com

Daily. Various times. 1003 Arch St. thetroc.com

Open Daily. Various Times. Pay as you go. 1100 Pattison Ave. xfinitylive.com

Open Wed. – Sat. 5p.m. to 10p.m. Pay as you wish. 3900 Chestnut St. williamstreetcommon.com

    Meeting Philly One Park at a Time || Philly Fun from A to Z
    From outdoor movies and art festivals to beer gardens and pop-up parks, Campus Philly has got you covered. Check out our summer fun list-from A to Z-and don't miss a moment of the fun! Annual Lancaster Avenue Jazz & Arts Festival Celebrate Lancaster's 10th anniversary with good eats from local food trucks and live music from spectacular artists.
    http://campusphilly.org

3 days ago

Did slap inside Cavanaugh's River Deck lead to homicide outside?

At least 1,000 patrons were at the club on the 400 block of North Columbus Boulevard when a dispute over a woman began between two men, according to George Polgar, a spokesman for Cavanaugh's River Deck.

    Cops: Slap inside Cavanaugh's River Deck preceded homicide outside
    When a man slapped a woman with his open hand Sunday night at Cavanaugh's River Deck, it set off a chain of events that ended with a homicide outside the popular Penn's Landing club, according to police and a club spokesman. - Stephanie Farr, Philadelphia Inquirer
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

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3 days ago

Fishtown Neighbors Association Zoning Meeting

1117 Leopard St (Refusal, Plans)

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1420-1422 E Susquehanna Ave (Refusal, Plans)

Proposal for the demolition of an existing structure and for the creation of an attached structure for use as a (2) family household with 2nd and 3rd floor front balconies and (1) accessory parking garage.

This meeting will take place at the Fishtown Rec Center, 1202 E Montgomery Ave. All residents and business owners in Fishtown are eligible to vote. Please bring proof of...

    Fishtown Neighbors Association Zoning Meeting
    1420-1422 E Susquehanna Ave ( Refusal, Plans) Proposal for the consolidation of multiple deeded lots into (1) lot and for the reuse of an existing convent structure for (9) dwelling units with (3) accessory surface parking spaces.
    http://planphilly.com

3 days ago

Cops: Slap inside Cavanaugh's River Deck preceded homicide outside

At least 1,000 patrons were at the club on the 400 block of North Columbus Boulevard when a dispute over a woman began between two men, according to George Polgar, a spokesman for Cavanaugh's River Deck.

    Cops: Slap inside Cavanaugh's River Deck preceded homicide outside
    When a man slapped a woman with his open hand Sunday night at Cavanaugh's River Deck, it set off a chain of events that ended with a homicide outside the popular Penn's Landing club, according to police and a club spokesman. - Stephanie Farr, Philadelphia Inquirer
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

Arrest Made in Shooting Outside Philly Club

Philadelphia Police initially responded to the area of Columbus Boulevard and Spring Garden Street for the report of a fight outside Cavanaugh's River Deck late Sunday night. As officers arrived, they heard gunshots around 11:45 p.m., said Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small.

    Arrest Made in Shooting Outside Philly Club
    An arrest has been made in a shooting near a Penn's Landing bar that left a 24-year-old man dead. Xavier Braswell, 23, of Burlington, New Jersey, was arrested and charged with murder and other related offenses. Philadelphia Police initially responded to the area of Columbus Boulevard and Spring Garden Street for the report of a fight outside Cavanaugh's River Deck late Sunday night.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

3 days ago

Twenty Homes Replacing Former Dye Works on Mascher Street

...from these developers just a few weeks ago, a plan for 43 new homes near 5th & Spring Garden in Northern Liberties. PRDC got support from SKCP at the end of last month, per...

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It's quite possible that the R.B. Dutt Company dye works at 1736 Mascher St. was a very impressive edifice a century ago, but it's certainly not making any...

    Twenty Homes Replacing Former Dye Works on Mascher Street
    It's quite possible that the R.B. Dutt Company dye works at 1736 Mascher St. was a very impressive edifice a century ago, but it's certainly not making any "best of" lists nowadays. A company called Interior Creations has been based out of this property in recent years, building custom furniture for restaurants.
    http://www.ocfrealty.com

4 days ago

Free Rock-The-Vote Art Installation Featuring Banksy, Shepard Fairey & More Now Open

Where:Exhibition, 990 Spring Garden Street; Concert, The Fillmore, 29 E. Allen Street, Philadelphia

    Free Rock-The-Vote Art Installation Featuring Banksy, Shepard Fairey & More Now Open
    Want to catch a Banksy work up close? You can - in Philly this week. Rock The Vote, a 25-year-old nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to engaging and driving the under-30 voter population, launches its Truth to Power campaign here in Philadelphia this week. Truth To Power Series Fast Facts The event takes place from July 25-27.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

4 days ago

UPS Store Coming Soon at 3rd & Girard

There's a building on the northeast corner of 3rd & Girard that we suspected was sitting vacant for many years.

Uh, our bad. It turns out the building at 1201 N. 3rd St. has been in use as a master carpentry shop, so says a listing for the...

    UPS Store Coming Soon at 3rd & Girard
    There's a building on the northeast corner of 3rd & Girard that we suspected was sitting vacant for many years.In the pastUh, our bad. It turns out the building at 1201 N. 3rd St. has been in use as a master carpentry shop, so says a listing for the property from 2015.
    http://www.ocfrealty.com

4 days ago

3 Suspects In Custody After Deadly Shooting At Penn’s Landing

Police apprehended the men after hearing gunshots near Columbus Boulevard and Callowhill Street overnight. They saw a 24-year-old man was shot and saw several people, including the suspects, running from the scene.

    3 Suspects In Custody After Deadly Shooting At Penn's Landing
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Three suspects were arrested in connection to a deadly shooting at Penn's Landing. Police apprehended the men after hearing gunshots near Columbus Boulevard and Callowhill Street overnight. They saw a 24-year-old man was shot and saw several people, including the suspects, running from the scene.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

4 days ago

Best of Philly: Eat More Fried Chicken

...slapped-on-a-bun game these days, but the fried chicken sandwich (pictured) at Samwich (1040 North American Street, #1101, Northern Liberties, and 600 Catharine Street, Bella Vista) rises above the finger-lickin’ fray...

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...the fried chicken sandwich (pictured) at Samwich (1040 North American Street, #1101, Northern Liberties, and 600 Catharine Street, Bella Vista) rises above the finger-lickin’ fray. A spice-blended, crispy-skinned, buttermilk-brined...

For classic fried chicken, head to Clarkville (4301 Baltimore Avenue, University City), where the thighs are juicy all the way to the bone, with perfect...

...Or ditch the bone altogether and get the grown-up chicken nuggets at Double Knot (120 South 13th Street, Midtown Village)—panko-breaded, beautifully tender morsels served with a smear of togarashi mayo...

For even more finger food, try the chicken fingers (and wings) at Wishbone (210 South 13th Street, Midtown Village, and 4034 Walnut Street, University City). They’re done in a buttermilk batter...

...try the chicken fingers (and wings) at Wishbone (210 South 13th Street, Midtown Village, and 4034 Walnut Street, University City). They’re done in a buttermilk batter with a delicious pretzel crust and...

    Best of Philly Fried Chicken
    On a roll, in a basket, straight from the fryer-this is the year of fried chicken. Here's where to get Philly's finest. Best of Philly 2016 is now online as well as at newsstands. Check out the best in fried chicken as well as the rest of the Best in food, drink, shopping, beauty, health, fitness, fun and games.
    http://www.phillymag.com

4 days ago

The Ultimate LGBTQ DNC Guide

460 North 9th Street

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101 South Independence Mall East (5th and Market streets)

241 South 21st Street (intersection of 21st & Locust streets)

241 South 21st Street (intersection of 21st & Locust streets)

809 Locust Street

3 Logan Square (1717 Arch Street)

1651 East Passyunk Avenue

243 South Camac Street

1319 Locust Street

320 Arch Street

Philadelphia Building, 109 South 13th Street

1320 Chancellor Street

1315 Spruce St.

    The Ultimate LGBTQ DNC Guide
    The parties, protests, forums, and events you don't want to miss! MONDAY EVENTS TUESDAY EVENTS Barbara Gittings Residence Historic Marker Dedication 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Locust Commons 241 South 21st Street (intersection of 21st & Locust streets) National Legal Panel 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
    http://www.phillymag.com

4 days ago

Best of Philly: Eat More Fried Chicken

...slapped-on-a-bun game these days, but the fried chicken sandwich (pictured) at Samwich (1040 North American Street, #1101, Northern Liberties, and 600 Catharine Street, Bella Vista) rises above the finger-lickin’ fray...

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...the fried chicken sandwich (pictured) at Samwich (1040 North American Street, #1101, Northern Liberties, and 600 Catharine Street, Bella Vista) rises above the finger-lickin’ fray. A spice-blended, crispy-skinned, buttermilk-brined...

For classic fried chicken, head to Clarkville (4301 Baltimore Avenue, University City), where the thighs are juicy all the way to the bone, with perfect...

...Or ditch the bone altogether and get the grown-up chicken nuggets at Double Knot (120 South 13th Street, Midtown Village)—panko-breaded, beautifully tender morsels served with a smear of togarashi mayo...

For even more finger food, try the chicken fingers (and wings) at Wishbone (210 South 13th Street, Midtown Village, and 4034 Walnut Street, University City). They’re done in a buttermilk batter...

...try the chicken fingers (and wings) at Wishbone (210 South 13th Street, Midtown Village, and 4034 Walnut Street, University City). They’re done in a buttermilk batter with a delicious pretzel crust and...

    Best of Philly Fried Chicken
    On a roll, in a basket, straight from the fryer-this is the year of fried chicken. Here's where to get Philly's finest. Best of Philly 2016 is now online as well as at newsstands. Check out the best in fried chicken as well as the rest of the Best in food, drink, shopping, beauty, health, fitness, fun and games.
    http://www.phillymag.com

4 days ago

The Ultimate LGBTQ DNC Guide

460 North 9th Street

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101 South Independence Mall East (5th and Market streets)

241 South 21st Street (intersection of 21st & Locust streets)

241 South 21st Street (intersection of 21st & Locust streets)

809 Locust Street

3 Logan Square (1717 Arch Street)

1651 East Passyunk Avenue

243 South Camac Street

1319 Locust Street

320 Arch Street

Philadelphia Building, 109 South 13th Street

1320 Chancellor Street

1315 Spruce St.

    The Ultimate LGBTQ DNC Guide
    The parties, protests, forums, and events you don't want to miss! MONDAY EVENTS TUESDAY EVENTS Barbara Gittings Residence Historic Marker Dedication 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Locust Commons 241 South 21st Street (intersection of 21st & Locust streets) National Legal Panel 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
    http://www.phillymag.com

4 days ago

Best of Philly: Eat More Fried Chicken

...slapped-on-a-bun game these days, but the fried chicken sandwich (pictured) at Samwich (1040 North American Street, #1101, Northern Liberties, and 600 Catharine Street, Bella Vista) rises above the finger-lickin’ fray...

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...the fried chicken sandwich (pictured) at Samwich (1040 North American Street, #1101, Northern Liberties, and 600 Catharine Street, Bella Vista) rises above the finger-lickin’ fray. A spice-blended, crispy-skinned, buttermilk-brined...

For classic fried chicken, head to Clarkville (4301 Baltimore Avenue, University City), where the thighs are juicy all the way to the bone, with perfect...

...Or ditch the bone altogether and get the grown-up chicken nuggets at Double Knot (120 South 13th Street, Midtown Village)—panko-breaded, beautifully tender morsels served with a smear of togarashi mayo...

For even more finger food, try the chicken fingers (and wings) at Wishbone (210 South 13th Street, Midtown Village, and 4034 Walnut Street, University City). They’re done in a buttermilk batter...

...try the chicken fingers (and wings) at Wishbone (210 South 13th Street, Midtown Village, and 4034 Walnut Street, University City). They’re done in a buttermilk batter with a delicious pretzel crust and...

    Best of Philly Fried Chicken
    On a roll, in a basket, straight from the fryer-this is the year of fried chicken. Here's where to get Philly's finest. Best of Philly 2016 is now online as well as at newsstands. Check out the best in fried chicken as well as the rest of the Best in food, drink, shopping, beauty, health, fitness, fun and games.
    http://www.phillymag.com

4 days ago

20+ Awesome Events This Week In Philly, July 25-31

Where:The Schmidt’s Commons at The Piazza, 1001 N. 2nd Street

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Where:Various locations including Wells Fargo Center, 3601 South Broad Street

Where:Various locations including National Constitution Center, 525 Arch Street

Where:Dilworth Park, 1 South 15th Street

Where:Clark Park, 4398 Chester Avenue

Where:Glen Foerd On the Delaware, 5001 Grant Avenue

Where:Various Locations including Major Moment Studio, 1624 South Street

    20+ Awesome Events This Week In Philly, July 25-31
    Photo by C. Smyth for Visit Philadelphia The DNC has arrived! Plus PoliticalFest, Parks on Tap, Jazz Age on the Delaware and more... The highly anticipated Democratic National Convention arrives in Philadelphia this week, and with it, a veritable cavalcade of events, festivals, markets and more are taking over the city in a big, big way.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

4 days ago

Northern Liberties Neighbors Association Zoning Meeting

6:30: 981 N. 6th (RSA5) Peter Kendzierski. Proposal to legalize a 6-unit building currently registered as a 4-unit bldg.

7:10: 958 N. American (RSA5) Matt Monroe. Return visit with a proposal for a single-family dwelling with carport, and storage and wholesale sale of imported spirits.

8:20: 215 W. Wildey (CMX2.5) Kevin O’Neil. Proposal for a single-family dwelling.

    Northern Liberties Neighbors Association Zoning Meeting
    Agenda: 6:30: 981 N. 6th (RSA5) Peter Kendzierski. Proposal to legalize a 6-unit building currently registered as a 4-unit bldg. 7:10: 958 N. American (RSA5) Matt Monroe. Return visit with a proposal for a single-family dwelling with carport, and storage and wholesale sale of imported spirits. 7:45: 301 Spring Garden (CMX2) Galley Lee.
    http://planphilly.com

4 days ago

With The DNC, A Peek Inside Election Days Of The 1980s

...the years before the City Commissioners moved their warehouse operation to a boring stretch of Spring Garden Street at Columbus Boulevard, was returning to what was then City Hall Annex (now the Courtyard Marriott) all the...

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My wife and I moved to Spruce Hill in 1987, settling on the 4000 block of Irving Street, a small street of simple but spacious three-story row houses, most renovated in the...

    With The DNC, A Peek Inside Election Days Of The 1980s
    Driving up Broad Street, we found traffic heavier than normal, but still moving at a good clip. It wasn't until about Sansom that it jammed up: cars slowed to a crawl, horns began to sound, and a sense of excitement pulsed in the air.
    http://hiddencityphila.org

4 days ago

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4 days ago

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5 days ago

A different city, then: Looking back at Philadelphia's transformation for the 2000 RNC as it ...

901 N. Front Street today. The warehouse is still there, on the right. Those new row homes cost over $400,000.

...are Zanzibar Blue, the jazz room downstairs in the Bellevue; Egypt, the big nightclub at Front and Spring Garden, and Poly Esters, 1201 Race St., which seeks to resurrect that cultural hiccup known as...

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...and Dave & Buster's. Three are in Old City - Continental, the trendy martini bar at Second and Market; Warmdaddy's, the jazz-blues place on Front Street south of Market, and the Society...

...the trendy martini bar at Second and Market; Warmdaddy's, the jazz-blues place on Front Street south of Market, and the Society Hill Hotel's friendly bar at Third and Chestnut. The others are...

...on Front Street south of Market, and the Society Hill Hotel's friendly bar at Third and Chestnut. The others are Zanzibar Blue, the jazz room downstairs in the Bellevue; Egypt, the big...

...in the Bellevue; Egypt, the big nightclub at Front and Spring Garden, and Poly Esters, 1201 Race St., which seeks to resurrect that cultural hiccup known as the '70s disco scene...

150 N. 6th Street

    A different city, then: Looking back at Philadelphia's transformation for the 2000 RNC as it readies for the DNC
    There were only 69 locations in Center City with outdoor cafe seating in 2001, the year the Center City District started counting. As of 2015, there were 412. In 2000, Philly spent millions on beautification projects, including $3 million on new decorative lights alone. This year: Just $190,000, plus a little more from the DNC itself.
    http://planphilly.com

6 days ago

  • Howard Zinn - Voices of a People's History

    Mr. McManus is asking for $176.44:
    My students need 6 copies of Howard Zinn’s book Voices of A People’s History of the United States for use in class.
    Math Civics & Sciences Charter School Comment

6 days ago

DNC Guide: The Parties and Events

...Philly was during the 2000 RNC.) Can You Get In? If you were one of 800 Penn students who won the ticket lottery in April, yes. For everyone else, there’s still...

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...hotels where large groups of delegates are staying will be lively fun zones. Head to 12th and Market and hop from the Marriott Hotel Downtown (where the delegates from California, Florida and Iowa...

    DNC Guide: The Parties and Events
    The actual convention is hardly the most exciting thing happening in town. So whether you're here for her or here to drink, there's an event, festival or shindig for you. For the I'm-With-Her crowd: The Emily's List party What: This powerful PAC has been supporting pro-choice female candidates since the '80s and has raised more than $400 million for their causes.
    http://www.phillymag.com

Jul 23

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Jul 22

Summer Club: Swinging on the Shore

July 23, 8 to 10 pm, Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., Cape May, NJ.

    Summer Club: Swinging on the Shore
    To experience Summer Club , the much talked about promising new group and their swinging show, I drove from Philadelphia through the hinterlands of New Jersey, before, after several hours, I reached Cape May where Jeff Coon and some of the best Philadelphia singers gave a standing room only performance that blew us away.
    http://phindie.com

Jul 22

Help Restore the Doughboy Statue!

...it to 17th & Spring Garden before the Northern Liberties community worked to bring it to 2nd & Spring Garden in 1981...

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...from the area. It was originally located at 5th & Buttonwood, but redevelopment moved it to 17th & Spring Garden before the Northern Liberties community worked to bring it to 2nd & Spring Garden in 1981...

    Help Restore the Doughboy Statue!
    We've commented a few times that the new Penn Herb building is essentially the gateway into Northern Liberties, and we therefore wish it were a little taller and more striking architecturally. The flaw to our argument is that Penn Herb isn't actually the gateway to the neighborhood since you have to walk through Doughboy Park before you get to it.
    http://www.ocfrealty.com

Jul 21

Philadelphia University rezoning, Ridge Flats development approved by Planning Commission

A third project proposal reviewed by the Commission, for 43 townhomes at 600-24 N. 5th Street in Northern Liberties, was unanimously approved. The homes would come with 53 parking spaces and...

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4300 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia

150 N. 6th Street

    Philadelphia University rezoning, Ridge Flats development approved by Planning Commission
    The Philadelphia City Planning Commission (PCPC) unanimously approved a zoning change supporting Philadelphia University's master plan for expansion at its meeting on Tuesday.
    http://planphilly.com

Jul 21

Zoning Agenda – Mon, July 25

Location: Northern Liberties Community Center, 700 N. 3rd Street (3rd & Fairmount)

Location: Northern Liberties Community Center, 700 N. 3rd Street (3rd & Fairmount)

(6:30) 981 N. 6th St. – RSA5 – Peter Kendzierski – A proposal to legalize a 4 unit bldg. to a 6 unit bldg.

...7:10) 958 N. American St. – RSA5 – Matt Monroe – A return visit with a proposal for a single-family dwelling. Refusals...

(7:45) 301 Spring Garden St. – CMX2 – Galley Lee – A proposal for a restaurant “Kale Yeah” – salads, soups, shakes – take out.

(8:20) 215 W. Wildey St. – CMX2.5 – Kevin O’Neil – A proposal for a single family dwelling.

    Zoning Agenda - Mon, July 25
    Zoning Motions are approved by the Board at the following month's board meeting, which is held the first Monday of the month. To review past zoning meeting minutes and approved motions find the applicable NLNA Board Meeting Minutes by clicking here: Board Meeting Minutes. Location: Northern Liberties Community Center, 700 N.
    http://www.nlna.org

Jul 21

FYI Philly - July 23rd, 2016 DNC Special - Program Information

North Second Street and Germantown Avenue,

1001 N 2nd St,

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1727-29 Mount Vernon St

100 N 20th St

660 Chestnut St

743 S 4th St.

1838 E Passyunk Ave

824 S 8th St

120 S 13th St

114 South 13th St.

138 N 10th St

1850 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy

2244 Fairmount Ave

700 S 4th St

125 Walnut St

525 Arch St

1101 Arch St

321 Chestnut Street

15 S. 7th Street

1901 Vine Street

    FYI Philly - July 23rd, 2016 DNC Special - Program Information
    This weekend it's an FYI Philly DNC Special - your ticket to a front row seat to history! We'll check out the party scene, shop for some campaign swag and stop by a deli that's been a famous political haunt for decades.
    http://6abc.com

Jul 21

Tonight Picks: Parks On Tap In Center City, Red Bull Sound Select, Outdoor Movie Screenings And More

Where:The Foundry at The Fillmore, 29 E. Allen Street

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Where:Grays Ferry Crescent, Schuylkill Avenue and Wharton Street

Where:Aviator Park, 20th and Race streets

Where:Malcolm X Park, 5100 Pine Street

Where:Mixto, 1141 Pine Street

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

Where:Garage, 1231-1233 East Passyunk Avenue

    Tonight Picks: Parks On Tap In Center City, Red Bull Sound Select, Outdoor Movie Screenings And More
    There are more than 12 awesome events happening in Philly tonight! Parks on Tap continues to be a great happy hour spot in Center City this evening as it pops up at Aviator Park for night two. Stop by the beer garden for drinks, food and plenty of space to lounge outdoors.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

Jul 21

Tom Hickey, Sr. noted animal activist, leaves $100K gift to Saved Me pet rescue

The building where the Saved Me is located at 860-862 N. Third Street, will be christened the Tom and Sharon Hickey Adoption Center.

    Tom Hickey, Sr. noted animal activist, leaves $100K gift to Saved Me pet rescue
    Nothing - not even a stroke or cancer - could keep Tom Hickey Sr. from caring for rescue dogs. Hickey, who was instrumental in passing legislation to improve conditions in Pennsylvania puppy mills, was a regular dogwalker for Saved Me, an animal rescue at Third and Popular Streets in Philadelphia.
    http://www.philly.com

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