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PW's Weekend Picks: Flower Show; Gender Weave Project; and more

...will be held; comments from the public are welcome. 9am. Free. West Philadelphia High School, 4901 Chestnut St.

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...there's still nine days of floral fun ahead. 6pm. Various prices. PA Convention Center, 12th and Arch sts. theflowershow.com

...Dance Iquail's year-long 5th Anniversary celebration. 7:30pm, 10:30pm. $15. Mandell Theater, 3141 Chestnut St. danceiquail.org

...his repertoire, accompanied by music from Beethoven, Ravel, Jolivet and others. 8pm. $18. Performance Garage, 1515 Brandywine St. 215.569.4060. performancegarage.org

...influenced techniques to contrast sound and image and stillness with motion. 7pm. Free. International House, 3701 Chestnut St. 215.387.5125. ihousephilly.org

Best known for his work on Whose Line Is It Anyway?, Proops was a frequent guest on The Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson and Chelsea Lately plus hosts the acclaimed podcast series The Smartest Man in the World. 7:30pm, 10pm. $22-$30. Helium, 2031 Sansom St. 215.496.9001. heliumcomedy.com

...family dynamics and forgiveness in an evolved society. Through March 6. $46. Suzanne Roberts Theater, 480 S. Broad St. philadelphiatheatrecompany.org

...place just across the river in Camden. Through March 8. $36.50. Walnut Street Theater, 825 Walnut St. 215.574.3550. walnutstreettheatre.org

Annual conference focusing on the common experiences shared by Afro-Latinos in the Americas, including how societal differences and geographic locations have an impact on their lives. 9:30am. $25. Taller Puertorriqueño, 2557 N. Fifth St. tallerpr.org

...the global video art world. 2pm. $10. Drexel University Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, 3501 Filbert St. drexel.edu/westphal

...brothers who are locked in an eternal bout of love and hate. 8pm. $29. FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Blvd. fringearts.com

Spirited cabaret featuring all-star players from the Pig Iron Theatre Company, including the company's Dito van Reigersberg as the incomparable Martha Graham Cracker. 8pm. $15-$29. Franky Bradley's, 1320 Chancellor St. facebook.com/MarthaGrahamCracker

A family dance party for everyone—babies included—featuring face painting, Simon Says, sock puppets, the Freeze Dance, DJs and more. 11am. $15. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215.222.1400. worldcafelive.com

...and a performance by The Philadelphia Gay Men's Chorus. 4pm. $50. Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St. theflowershow.com

As he has done for six years, the Philly Improv Theater and Rare Bird Show's Matt Holmes will be paired with audience members to create a comedy show with no plans, no script, but lots of surprises. 7pm. Free. Philly Improv Theater, 2030 Sansom St. mattandimprov.com

Seven of the most talented magicians on the planet perform comedic magic tricks, death-defying stunts and acts of breathtaking wonder. 7:30pm. $20-$105.50. Kimmel Center, 240 S. Broad St. kimmelcenter.org

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March Kindergarten Open House at Lea!

...Wednesday, March 4th from 9:00-10:30 a.m. beginning in the auditorium at 4700 Locust. The Open House will include a meet and greet with Principal Jennifer Duffy, trip to...

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Learn more about Walnut Hill neighborhood changes, planning tonight at 6 p.m.

...planning process. Tonight, from 6 to 8 p.m., come to The Enterprise Center at 4548 Market Street to the first community meeting discussing the update of the Walnut Hill Neighborhood Plan. The...

This meeting will allow residents of Walnut Hill (roughly from from Market Street south to Spruce and 45th to 52nd Street) to take an active role in the planning process, as well as...

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Apr. 15-          Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell & Bernadette Wyche host 24th & 46th Ward Mtg. at The Enterprise Ctr., 4548 Market St., 6 p.m.

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Feb. 26-          Al Schmidt for City Commissioner holds Campaign Kickoff at Fire Fighters’ Union Ha., 415 N. 5th St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Parking 400 bl. Willow St. Suggested contribution $40.

Feb. 26-          Friends of State Rep. Jim Roebuck host Birthday Bash at Warmdaddy’s, 1400 S. Columbus Blvd., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Roebuck was named Phila. Life Magazine’s Legislator of the Year for 2013. Jazz group and soul food! (610) 329-6826.

Feb. 26-          PFCU PAC hosts Reception for Christine Hope For Judge at 1600 Locust St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sponsorship $100-$500, payable to Friends of Christine Hope 2015. For info Pamela T. Ewing (267) 885-6154.

Feb. 26-          Alliance of Community Service Providers hosts Comedy Show at Union League, 140 S. Broad St., 6-8 p.m. Emcee Theresa Hummel-Krallinger, featuring Chris Rich and Chris Coccia. RSVP...

Feb. 26-          Congressman Bob Brady hosts Reception for State Sen. Tina Tartaglione at FOP Ha., 11630 Caroline Rd., 7-9 p.m. Tickets $100, Silver $500, Gold $1,000; candidates $250.

Feb. 26-          Democratic 56th Ward Committee hosts Petition Signing Party at Mediterranean 2000 Restaurant, 8026 Bustleton Ave., 7 p.m. Candidates $100; non-candidates $35 in advance, $40 at door. Send requests...

...non-candidates $35 in advance, $40 at door. Send requests to John P. Sabatina, Sr., 7720 Castor Ave., 2nd fl., Phila., PA 19152.  Checks payable to “The Friends of the 56th Ward...

Feb. 27-          N.E. Phila. Democratic Cl. hosts Petition Party at Maggie’s Waterfront Café, 9242 N. Delaware Ave., 7-10 p.m. Hosts 1,000, Sponsors $500, tickets $100. Checks payable to “N...

Feb. 27-          Phila. Chinatown Development Corp. hosts Fundraiser Banquet at Ocean City Restaurant, 234 N. 9th St. For info Ping Ho Lee (215) 922-2156.

Feb. 28-          9th Ward Democratic Committee hosts fundraiser at Venetian Cl., 8030 Germantown Ave., 7-10 p.m. Enjoy great homemade Italian food. Candidates are welcome to bring petitions. Tickets are $50. Hosts $100, sponsors $250.

Mar. 4-            Republican Happy Hour at Paddy Whack’s, 9241-43 Roosevelt Blvd. (behind N.E. Shopping Ctr.), 5:30-8 p.m. Free event. Candidates welcome.

Mar. 5-           Phila. Public Record honors Sheriff Jewell Williams as Public Servant of the Year at Swan Caterers, Waterfall Rm., Snyder Ave. & Water St., 6-9 p.m. Tickets $50, open bar and International  buffet. For info John David (267) 259-6657 or 215-755-2000.

Mar. 5-           Republican City Committee hosts Cocktail Party for State Rep candidate Martina White at RCC, 3525 Cottman Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m. House Majority Backers $50, House Majority Sponsors $100, House Majority Champions $250, House Majority Winners $500.

Mar. 5-           8th Ward Democrats host Fundraiser & Petition Signing at Gran Caffè L’Acquila, 1716 Chestnut St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tickets $100. For info (610) 730-8622.

Mar. 5-           John Parsons & Charles Calvanese host Fundraiser for City Commissioner candidate Lisa Deeley at Macaroni’s Restaurant, 9315 Old Bustleton Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Host Committee $250, Individuals $100. RSVP by Feb. 26 (215) 447-3140.

...Into College: Phila.’s Pre-College Conference” at U. of Sciences, McNeil Science & Tech. Ctr., 45th St. & Woodland Ave.,  9 a.m.-2:15 p.m. Open for students and families Grade Focus: 8th...

...Elaine Tomlin’s 42nd Ward Democratic Committee hosts Candidates Morning Out at Aspira Olney HS, 100 W. Duncannon Ave., enter at Mascher & Duncannon, 10 a.m.-12 noon. Candidate donation $50. All checks payable...

...Committee hosts Candidates Morning Out at Aspira Olney HS, 100 W. Duncannon Ave., enter at Mascher & Duncannon, 10 a.m.-12 noon. Candidate donation $50. All checks payable to 42nd Democratic Ward...

Mar. 7-           State Sen. Art Haywood Campaign For Working Families offers Free Tax Preparation Services for Families with income up to $53,000 and individuals with an income up to $20,000. Upper Rm. Baptist Ch., 7236 Ogontz Ave., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Mar. 7-           Ward 40-A Annual Spring Fling at Italian-American Bocce Club, 2001 Point Breeze Ave. from 4-8 p.m. $50 at the door or checks payable to Treasurer Bob Stewart 267-968-6182.

Mar. 8-           65th Ward Democratic Committee hosts Fundraiser at Ashburner Inn, 8400 Torresdale Ave., 1 p.m. Tickets $30. For info John Donohoe (267) 334-3775.

Mar. 10-         Americans for Democratic Action host Mayoral Forum at Friends Ctr., MLK Rm., 1515 Cherry St., 7 p.m.

Mar. 11-         Lt. Gov. Michael J. Stack III hosts Fundraiser for City Commissioner candidate Lisa Deeley at the Palm, 200 S. Broad St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Suggested contributions $2,900 Host, $1,000 Sponsor, $500 VIP, $250 friend. Tickets $100. RSVP  ncustodio@thewsgroup.com.

Mar. 11-         Democratic 53rd Ward hosts Candidate meet & Greet at Nick’s Roast Beef, 2212 Cottman Ave., Banquet Rm., rear entrance, 7 p.m. Light refreshments. Tickets $35.

Mar. 14-         State Rep. Rosita Youngblood hosts Community Conversation at LaSalle U., 2 Penn Blvd., enter from Penn Blvd. and park in Lot J, 1-3 p.m. For info (215) 849-6426.

Mar. 14-         Pentecostal Clergy of Phila. & Vicinity host Fellowship Dinner at Chestnut Hill Ch., 1159 E. Chelten Ave., 4 p.m. Keynote speakers Bishop Ernest Morris, civic speaker State Sen. Anthony Williams. Donation $50, tables $500. For info Dorothy Sturgis (215) 991-9830.

Mar. 14-         Lt. Gov. Mike Stack hosts 58th Ward St. Patrick’s Party at Townsend Rm., 12273 Townsend Rd., 7 p.m. Full buffet, open bar, DJ, 50/50, Chinese auction. Candidates invited. For tickets Mike Kates (267) 784-5902 or Mjkdad3@Comcast.net.

Mar. 17-         Linda Kerns hosts Fundraiser for City Council candidate Terry Tracy at her office, Academy Ho., 1420 Locust St. (15th St. entrance), Su. 200, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Donations $25, $50, $100. For info (267) 352-4350.

Mar. 19-         Young Professionals host Fundraiser for City Council candidate Terry Tracy at Mac’s Tavern, 226 Market St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Donations $100, Hosts $250, Yrs $50. (267) 352-4350.

Mar. 19-         State Rep. Rosita Youngblood hosts Community Conversation at Mercy Neighborhood Ministries of Phila., 1939 W. Venango St., 6-8 p.m. For info (215) 849-6426.

Mar. 19-         State Rep. Mark Cohen & 2nd Dist. Police Capt. Thomas McLean hold Town Hall Mtg. at Lawncrest Rec Ctr., 6000 Rising Sun Ave., 7 p.m. For info (215) 342-2167.

Mar. 29-         53rd & 35th Wards Republican Committees host Fundraiser at Reale’s, 7233 Frankford Ave., 2-6 p.m. Food, beer, wine, soda, dance & live music by the Blu Dogz...

Mar. 31-         United Republican Cl. hosts Republican Party Cigar Night at 3156 Frankford Ave., starting 6 p.m. $95 fee includes cigars, open bar, food, free valet parking, jazz trio, prizes and special guests. For info or to advertise in program book (215) 561-0650.

Apr. 2-            Young Involved Phila. hosts City Council Candidate Convention at WHYY, 150 N. 6th St. For tickets yip.ticketleap.com.

Apr. 3-            38th Ward Spring Fling Beef & Beer at Franklin’s Pub, 3521 Bowman St., 6:30-9 p.m. Donation  $20, Sponsor $250, Friend $100.

Apr. 4-            State Rep. Rosita Youngblood hosts Community Conversation at Brown’s ShopRite Community Rm., 3400 Fox St., 10 a.m.-12 p.m. For info (215) 849-6426.

Apr. 18-      Donald “Ducky” Birts’ Medallion Scholarship Banquet at 1st Dist. Plaza, 3801 Market St., 6-10 p.m. For info David D. Birts (215) 605-7102.

May 16-          Pre-Election Day Prayer & Praise Breakfast for Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown at Pinn Mem. Ch., 2257 N. 54th St., Register 8 a.m., Program 9-11 a.m., Exhibition & Fellowship 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tickets $40 in advance, $50 at door, students $25. For info (215) 273-1924.

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Kindergarten Open Houses scheduled for March 4

4700 Locust St.

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5300-34 Baltimore Ave

4550 Haverford Ave.

5100 Greenway Ave.

766 N. 44th St.

3543 Fairmount Ave.

4209 Spruce St.

301 N. 36th St.

5200 Pine St.

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West Philly March Kindergarten Open House List

4700 Locust St.

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5300-34 Baltimore Ave

4550 Haverford Ave.

5100 Greenway Ave.

766 N. 44th St.

3543 Fairmount Ave.

4209 Spruce St.

301 N. 36th St.

5200 Pine St.

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Morning Headlines: Historic Building for “The Sound of Philadelphia” Sold

• Demolition of ice-covered building at 52nd and Locust begins [West Philly Local]

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...International Hotel & Residences. Now comes word that the former site of Sigma Sound Studios at 210-14 North 12th Street, the other building where “The Sounds of Philadelphia” was quite literally engineered, has been sold...

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Demo Watch: Demolition Begins on West Philly's "Ice Palace"

...has begun of the Locust Medical Center, the now-dilapidated building at the corner of 52nd and Locust. The bizarre, beautiful, and extremely unsafe structure has become somewhat of a local attraction after...

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Demolition of ice-covered building at 52nd and Locust begins

Demolition of ice-covered building at 52nd and Locust begins

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Calendar: Feb. 25-March 4

...will be held; comments from the public are welcome. 9am. Free. West Philadelphia High School, 4901 Chestnut St.

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...Baseball, debuting as first baseman for the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. 5pm. Free. Wynnefield Library, 5325 Overbrook Ave. 215.685.0298. freelibrary.org

...music videos, B-movies, documentaries, a tribute to 120 Minutes and more. 7pm. $10. PhilaMOCA, 531 N. 12th St. philamoca.org

...who becomes a confidential informant for a Philly narcotics cop. 7:30pm. Free. Central Library, 1901 Vine St. freelibrary.org

...garde network of writers, philosophers and artists. 6pm. Free. University of Pennsylvania, Kelly Writers House, 3805 Locust Walk. 215.746.7636. writing.upenn.edu/~wh

This month’s DIY improv story slam—hosted by Drexel’s Painted Bride Quarterly—is held in honor of Library Lovers Month and hosted by Andrew Keller. Arden Theater tickets will be awarded to the winning writer. 7:30pm. Free. Pen & Pencil Club, 1522 Latimer St. pbq.drexel.edu

...telepathy by “psychic spies” as a weapon of war. 6:30pm. Free. Chemical Heritage Foundation, 315 Chestnut St. 215.925.2222. chemheritage.org

...to look at the world and humans’ place in it. 7pm. Free. Locust Moon Comics, 34 S. 40th St. 267.403.2856. locustmoon.com

...there’s still nine days of floral fun ahead. 6pm. Various prices. PA Convention Center, 12th and Arch sts. theflowershow.com

...Dance Iquail’s year-long 5th Anniversary celebration. 7:30pm, 10:30pm. $15. Mandell Theater, 3141 Chestnut St. danceiquail.org

...his repertoire, accompanied by music from Beethoven, Ravel, Jolivet and others. 8pm. $18. Performance Garage, 1515 Brandywine St. 215.569.4060. performancegarage.org

...influenced techniques to contrast sound and image and stillness with motion. 7pm. Free. International House, 3701 Chestnut St. 215.387.5125. ihousephilly.org

Best known for his work on Whose Line Is It Anyway?, Proops was a frequent guest on The Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson and Chelsea Lately plus hosts the acclaimed podcast series The Smartest Man in the World. 7:30pm, 10pm. $22-$30. Helium, 2031 Sansom St. 215.496.9001. heliumcomedy.com

...family dynamics and forgiveness in an evolved society. Through March 6. $46. Suzanne Roberts Theater, 480 S. Broad St. philadelphiatheatrecompany.org

...place just across the river in Camden. Through March 8. $36.50. Walnut Street Theater, 825 Walnut St. 215.574.3550. walnutstreettheatre.org

Annual conference focusing on the common experiences shared by Afro-Latinos in the Americas, including how societal differences and geographic locations have an impact on their lives. 9:30am. $25. Taller Puertorriqueño, 2557 N. Fifth St. tallerpr.org

...the global video art world. 2pm. $10. Drexel University Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, 3501 Filbert St. drexel.edu/westphal

...brothers who are locked in an eternal bout of love and hate. 8pm. $29. FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Blvd. fringearts.com

Spirited cabaret featuring all-star players from the Pig Iron Theatre Company, including the company’s Dito van Reigersberg as the incomparable Martha Graham Cracker. 8pm. $15-$29. Franky Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor St. facebook.com/MarthaGrahamCracker

A family dance party for everyone—babies included—featuring face painting, Simon Says, sock puppets, the Freeze Dance, DJs and more. 11am. $15. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215.222.1400. worldcafelive.com

...and a performance by The Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus. 4pm. $50. Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St. theflowershow.com

As he has done for six years, the Philly Improv Theater and Rare Bird Show’s Matt Holmes will be paired with audience members to create a comedy show with no plans, no script, but lots of surprises. 7pm. Free. Philly Improv Theater, 2030 Sansom St. mattandimprov.com

Seven of the most talented magicians on the planet perform comedic magic tricks, death-defying stunts and acts of breathtaking wonder. 7:30pm. $20-$105.50. Kimmel Center, 240 S. Broad St. kimmelcenter.org

...and greet with the performers. 7:30pm. $31.50-$49.50. Kimmel Center, Merriam Theater, 1500 Walnut St. kimmelcenter.org

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BREAKING: Mortgage Document Reveals Owner of Payless Fire Has Multiple Philadelphia Properties

30-36 S 52nd Street

5235 Chestnut Street

5237 Chestnut Street

5239 Chestnut Street

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2315 N Front Street

2317 N Front Street (site of the current fire)

2319, 2921, 2323, 2325 N Front Street

934-36 W Lehigh Avenue

2649-53 Germantown Avenue

4061-75 Lancaster Avenue 

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Building, covered in ice after fire, being knocked down

Chopper 6 HD flew over the demolition at 52nd and Locust on Monday.

The fire erupted last Monday, February 16th, at the Locust Medical Center on the 200 block of South 52nd Street.

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Snow Day Saturday: Sledders, Snowboarders and Danielle Hankin on the Art Museum Steps, The Ice House

 The Ice House 52nd and Locust

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 17th and Chestnut

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