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Awesome Murals Appear on North 2nd Street

Earlier this year, a really nice building on the southwest corner of 2nd & Poplar was demolished. It had been vacant for many years despite the improving fortunes of the 2nd Street corridor.

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U-Haul truck fire in North Philadelphia

It happened around 10:00 p.m. Friday along the 1200 block of Wallace Street.

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  • Laboratory Cs reviewed by a parent

    My children goes to LAB 4th Brown. They can't wait until they can go back to school. My first grader is extra happy. She thinks she goes back to her favorite kindergarten teacher . Laboratory Charter is everything in A school I want for my children.

    Laboratory Cs (800 North Orianna St) Published on GreatSchools August 29, 2014

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12 Things to Do in Philly This Weekend: Trestle Inn Block Party, PHAIR Open-Air Market, Made in America and More Labor Day Weekend To-Dos

...your dance moves. Friday, August 29th, 5 p.m-9 p.m., The Trestle Inn, 339 N. 11th Street...

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...August 29th-Sunday, September 21st, various times, $26-40, Arcadia Stage at Arden Theatre Company, 40 N. 2nd Street...

...here. Saturday, August 30th-Monday, September 1st, 12 p.m., $6 for 1 day pass, 9130 Academy Road...

...and Jenga. Cheers! Sunday, August 31st, 2 p.m.-6 p.m., Drury Beer Garden, 1311 Sansom Street...

From Foobooz: Join Kraftwork for a Labor Day party.The Great Boogie Woogie party is happening in a warehouse at 1526 N American Street and there will be live music, food trucks and beer from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. More here.

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PW's Labor Day Weekend Picks

If you missed the biggest music festival of the summer, then stick around for the after party. Rumored acts include DJ Shadow, SRG and more. 3:30am. $15-$30. Lit Ultra Bar, 460 N. Second St. 484.885.0227. litultrabar.club

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7pm. Free. Locust Moon Comics, 34 S. 40th St. 267.403.2856. locustmoon.wordpress.com

...through an hour of one-minute monologues. 7pm. $5. Through Sun., Aug. 31. Shubin Theatre, 407 Bainbridge St. fivedollarcomedyweek.com

Hawthorne Park’s family movie night continues with a screening of the 2013 animated film Despicable Me 2. Round up your minions for some games and activities before the movie starts. 8:30pm. Free. Hawthorne Park, 1200 Catharine St. hecphilly.org

...enjoy food, drinks, music and more. 5:30pm. $20. Through Aug. 31. 3rd St. Gallery, 45 N. Second St. funkybijou.com

The funky sounds of the Big Easy hit Philly as the New Sound Brass Band bring their horns, brass and culture to town. The eight-piece band plays a combination of hip-hop, funk and R&B. 3pm. $15. City Tap House, 3925 Walnut St. taphouseucityticketleap.ticketleap.com

Pronounced “power,” this weekend wellness retreat includes massages, reflexology, dance classes and more. Enjoy the soothing sounds of jazz vocalists and guest speakers Rhenda Fearrington and Alfie Pollitt. 6pm. $35. AIA, 1216 Arch St. philadelphia.jazznearyou.com 

Before the kids head back to school, spend one last day of summer at a carnival in Franklin Square. Enjoy carnival games, mini golfing, carousel rides and more. Noon. Free. Franklin Square, Race and Seventh sts. 215.629.4026. historicphiladelphia.org/franklin-square

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Weekend Plans: Labor Day Edition

Head over to Bamboo Bar (939 N. Delaware Ave.) on Sunday for the last summer Making Time of the season. Along with always a...

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Out buddies at Tria Taproom (2005 Walnut St.) are getting in on the burger game on Monday with the fashionably late debut of...

The always sunny Drury Beer Garden hidden behind Opa  (1311 Sansom St.) is hosting a an afternoon barbecue on Sunday with burgers, dogs and daytime drink specials.

Saturday is the final day to experience the Little Baby's Ice Cream affogato collab at Elixr (207 S. Sydenham St.). Your choice of Elixr espresso with Speculoos vegan ice cream or Costa Rican espresso with Cardamom Caramel ice cream

And finally it's the last weekend to get your hands on Marcie Turney's incredibly awesome chocolate-caramel-sea-salt frozen Budino pops at Verde (108 S. 13th St.). They're on sale Friday to Sunday from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. and guaranteed to go quick.

Pub & Kitchen (1946 Lombard St.) is going to be opening early on Monday for all of your burger and cocktail needs at noon.

Fitler Dining Room (2201 Spruce St.) is doing a one-off lunch on Monday beginning at noon including a menu of specials courtesy of chef Rob Marzinsky (fingers crossed for his amazing Japanese fried chicken sandwich) plus drink specials.

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The Physical & Political Importance Of Goldtex

Taking note of a proposed 53-unit mixed-use project at 3rd & Girard, Naked Philly remarks that “it’s like Girard Avenue and its mixed-use opportunities [SoKo Lofts, Liberty Square] are the final act in the redevelopment narrative of Northern Liberties.”

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As Michael and Matthew Pestronk belatedly wrap up the conversion of the Goldtex building at 12th & Wood, The Inquirer’s Inga Saffron reviews the object of the 2012 labor standoff that became...

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  • Laboratory Cs reviewed by a parent

    I applied for my son with special needs and got no reply from labortory charter. Then I called them and they told me that they will get in touch with me but never did that. I know people personally they accepted their kids because the kids were among the top ten percentile at the old school. Labortoary chater tests and hand picks the best kids therefore their test scores are that good. Such a scam !!!

    Laboratory Cs (800 North Orianna St) Published on GreatSchools August 28, 2014

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Philly 360° Music Guide: Check Out The Show Schedule And Artists Lineup For Jay Z's Budweiser Made In America Music Festival - August 30 & 31

Friday, August 29 | Voltage Lounge, 421 N. 7th Street | $10

Saturday, August 30 | Aura, 628 N. Front Street | 10 p.m. - 2 a.m.

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Thursday, August 28, 8 p.m. | World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut Street | $20

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Free Stuff: Mini Doughnuts tomorrow at Federal Donuts

At the corner of Orianna and Poplar streets, next to a bustling dog...

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Change Ups: Scarduzio out at 12th and Morris

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Tonight Picks: Free Movie Screenings, Food Truck Festivus At Franklin Square, Pairings On The Parkway, Beer Gardens And More

Where: DnA Salon, 1109 N. American Street

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300 S. Broad Street (215) 670.2300

Where: Franklin Square, 6th and Race streets

Where: Race Street Pier, Columbus Boulevard at Race Street

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Buckets similar to anchors on Schuylkill River bodies found

The house, in the 700 block of North 2nd Street in Southwest Philadelphia, is where police believe the victims were tortured and stabbed, sources say.

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