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Calendar: Jan. 28-Feb. 4

...scene at an inaugural party for its debut issue. 6:30pm. $12. American Sardine Bar, 1800 Federal St. 215.334.2337. americansardinebar.com

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...art and sports to win bragging rights and cash prizes. 8pm. $8. World Café Live, 3025 Walnut St. worldcafelive.com

...resident artists under the stage direction of David Gately. 5:30pm. Academy of Vocal Arts, 1920 Spruce St. 215.735.1685. avaopera.com

The longtime drummer for watershed punk band The Ramones celebrates his iconic “blitzkrieg” drumming style and his personal struggles with the release of his new book, My Life as a Ramone. 7:30pm. Free. Central Library, 1901 Vine St. 215.686.5322. freelibrary.org

Philly playwright Francine D. Miller spins the dignified yet discontent tale of an ambitious 36-year-old man trying to overcome a life of adversity, poverty and false starts in 1970s Harlem. 7pm. $5-$18. The Rotunda, 4014 Walnut St. 215.573.3234. therotunda.org

...clash of power, tradition and faith. 7pm. $22-$56. Through Feb. 15. Lantern Theater Company, 10th and Ludlow sts. 215.829.0395. lanterntheater.org

David Mamet’s play-within-a-play is a behind-the-scenes comedy about the relationship between a seasoned actor and a promising newcomer who are forced to share a dressing room—and the spotlight. Through Feb. 1. $36.50. Walnut Street Theater, 825 Walnut St. walnutstreettheatre.org

...sliding scale for entry, but no one’s getting turned away. 6pm. $5-$10. Lava, 4134 Lancaster Ave. 215.387.6155. lavazone.org

The cult-favorite film follows a 12-man research team that discovers an alien has been buried in the snow for more than 100,000 years. 11:59pm. $8-$9. PFS Theater at the Roxy, 1600 N. Fifth St. filmadelphia.org

...in the progression of finding one’s self. Through March 1. Free. Arch Enemy Arts, 109 Arch St. archenemyarts.com

...Hospital of Philadelphia and Caring for Kids Foundation. 7pm. Black Tie Tailgate: $225. Convention Center, 127 N. Broad St. phillyautoshow.com

...discussion with the director and members of the family. 6:30pm. $10-$15. Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St. 215.922.6888. thetroc.com

UPenn’s all-male musical comedy troupe celebrates its 127th production with A Comedy of Terrors, which follows two paranormal investigators trying to dig their TV show out of ratings hell. 8pm. $15-$30. The Mask and Wig Clubhouse, 310 S. Quince St. 215.716.7378. maskandwig.com

...bring these prized possessions back to life, free of charge. Noon. Free. Memphis Street Academy, 2950 Memphis St. 215.291.4709. phillyfixersguild.org

CrossFaded Bacon and 215hiphop.com bring back the sounds of 2001 with a night of bangers from DJs Emynd and Bo Bliz, hosted by local underground rapper Reef The Lost Cauze. 9pm. $7. Johnny Brenda’s, 1201 Frankford Ave. 215.739.9684. johnnybrendas.com

Sat., Jan. 31, 5pm. Free. The Adrienne Theater, 2030 Sansom St. 215.568.8077. interacttheatre.org

Support local artists as they showcase their original works of photography, oil paint, water color, sculpture and print. Art from 22 local artists will be available for purchase in many sizes and price ranges. Through Feb. 8. Twenty-Two Gallery, 236 S. 22nd St. 215.772.1911. twenty-twogallery.com

A man dying of kidney failure asks his estranged daughter to give him one of hers. Raina must decide if she can put her anger aside long enough to save his life. Through March 15. $15. Arden, 40 N. Second St. ardentheatre.org

...audiences to bring their own flasks, wire hangers and swim caps. 7pm. $25. Wilma Theater, 265 S. Broad St. wilmatheater.org

Celebrate the life and poetry of Langston Hughes with Moonstone Center and PhillyCAM’s live poetry talk show and open mic. Audience members are encouraged to read their favorite poem by Hughes, as well as one of their own. 6:30pm. Free. PhillyCAM Studios. 699 Ranstead St. 267.639.5481. phillycam.org

...Fine Ok, The Ludlow Thieves, Kristin Diable and Gabriel Garzon-Montano. 8pm. $8-$13. MilkBoy, 1100 Chestnut St. milkboyphilly.com

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Court Reverses 1601 Washington Approval: Common Pleas court judge Linda Carpenter...

...judge Linda Carpenter has rejected a variance for a proposed 35-unit apartment development for 1601 Washington Avenue. The notes read: "The Board [Zoning Board of Adjustment] failed to make findings of facts...

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What the Philly biking community can expect from Spoke magazine

Spoke will have its official launch party this Friday, Jan. 30 from 6:30 p.m.-10 p.m. at American Sardine Bar, 1800 Federal St. Grab a free copy of Spoke’s first issue and come celebrate with its founding staff. Tickets can be purchased here. 

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Washington Ave’s Antiquated Zoning Stymies Development

...of Adjustment, developers of a planned 5-story mixed-use, 35-apartment unit complex at 16th Street & Washington Avenue have had their variances overturned from the Court of Common Pleas, reports Naked Philly. The...

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Hey neighborhood! We have a question: are members of our community interested in...

Hey neighborhood! We have a question: are members of our community interested in receiving free yard trees (not street trees)? If you or a friend would like a yard tree 'like' this post, or leave comments below. Thanks!

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The storm has moved further east and will be departing faster than our forecasts...

The storm has moved further east and will be departing faster than our forecasts of the past two days. The result is a much more manageable than expected snow event, at least in our area. The worst of the snow this morning should be in NJ where untreated surfaces are slippery with areas of snow and blowing snow.

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If you haven't already heard, there will be no trash collection tomorrow. It wil...

If you haven't already heard, there will be no trash collection tomorrow. It will be postponed for 1 week (Feb. 3).

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Meeting is cancelled tonight. Sorry guys, but the rec center closed for snow.

Meeting is cancelled tonight. Sorry guys, but the rec center closed for snow.

28 hours ago

Sixteen Oh None Washington

...how our hearts weep for the project at 1601 Washington. For those who are unfamiliar, 1601 Washington Ave. is currently a vacant lot that sits in front of the Big 8 Supermarket. Last...

The image above shows Washington Avenue west of Broad Street. What you see is that, with the exception of a couple of blocks of homes...

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...courts. And on the other side of the coin, a storage facility is coming to 2300 Washington Ave. and it's happening by right...

30 hours ago

Where to Find the Best Bar Food in Philly

1800 Federal St.; 215-334-2337

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263 S. 15th St.; 215-545-4101

2229 Grays Ferry Ave.; 215-893-9580

56 S. Second St.; 215-238-5888

901 N. 2nd St.; 215-238-0630

1601 S. 10th St.; 267-324-3910

2400 S. 19th St.; 267-687-7817

2301 Fairmount Ave.; 215-978-4545

224 S. 15th St.; 215-985-9600

1946 Lombard St.; 215-545-0350

30 hours ago

Streets Department Alert! Tuesday (tomorrow) trash collection is canceled due to...

Streets Department Alert! Tuesday (tomorrow) trash collection is canceled due to weather. Please hold your trash until next week.

30 hours ago

SOSNA Dines Out has been rescheduled from this evening to Monday, February 9th a...

SOSNA Dines Out has been rescheduled from this evening to Monday, February 9th at 7pm. If you bought tickets, they have been transferred to the new date, and if you couldn't make it tonight hopefully you can join us on the 9th!

33 hours ago

Common Pleas Court Reverses ZBA’s Approval of Apartments at 1601 Washington Avenue

Common Pleas Court Reverses ZBA’s Approval of Apartments at 1601 Washington Avenue

36 hours ago

Legal action against home builder

Has anyone taken legal action against their builder, ie, have a lawyer contact in this specialty?

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Our General Meeting is next Tuesday January 27th at Reed St. Apartments. We will...

Our General Meeting is next Tuesday January 27th at Reed St. Apartments. We will be discussing upcoming elections, advertising on our Facebook group, and much more. Hope to see you there.

5 days ago

Newbold Civic Association--Meet & Greet with Yearly Election

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015 - 7:00 PM at Guerin Rec Center

Come to our first meeting of the year and bring a new neighbor. We will take care of business with our yearly elections at the beginning and then spend some time catching up. Bring a drink or a snack and get to know your neighbors!

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Neighborhood gatherings 1-22-15

...6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 27 at the Reed Street Presbyterian Apartments, 1401 S. 16th St. president@newboldneighbors.org. newboldneighbors.org...

South of South Neighborhood Association, 1901 Christian St., holds a Police Community Meeting 6:30 to 8 p.m. Jan. 22 at the...

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1st Police District, 24th and Wolf streets, holds a Police Service Area 1 meeting 6 p.m. Jan. 22 at Guerin Rec Center, 2201 S. 16th St. 215-686-3010. phillypolice.com/districts/1st.

1st Police District, 24th and Wolf streets, holds a Police Service Area 1 meeting 6 p.m. Jan. 22 at Guerin Rec Center, 2201 S. 16th St. 215-686-3010. phillypolice.com/districts/1st.

...and principal of Nebinger Elementary 6:15 p.m Jan. 26 at Shot Tower Coffee, 542 Christian St.; and the Bella Vista Book Club meets to discuss Christina Baker Kline’s “Orphan Train...

...6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Jan. 26 at the Charles Santore Library branch, 932 S. Seventh St. info@btw.org. bvtw.org...

Dickinson Square West Civic Association holds a Zoning Committee Meeting 7 to 8 p.m. Jan. 27 at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, 410 Wharton St. info@dickinsonnarrows.org. dickinsonsquarewest.org.

East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District, 1904 E. Passyunk Ave., hosts Queers on the Avenue 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 22 at the Bottle Shop, 1837 E. Passyunk Ave. 215-336-1455. renee@visiteastpassyunk.com. visiteastpassyunk.com.

East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District, 1904 E. Passyunk Ave., hosts Queers on the Avenue 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 22 at the Bottle Shop, 1837 E. Passyunk Ave. 215-336-1455. renee@visiteastpassyunk.com. visiteastpassyunk.com.

East Passyunk Crossing Civic Association holds a Fundraising and Events Meeting 7 p.m. Jan. 26 at the EPX Office at Neumann-Goretti High School, 1736 S. 10th St., Room 217; and a Beautification Meeting 7 p.m. Jan. 27 at the same location. contact@epcrossing.org. epcrossing.org.

Hawthorne Empowerment Coalition recommends a Friends of Hawthorne Park Meeting 6:30 to 8 p.m. Jan. 26 at the Hawthorne Cultural Center, 1200 Carpenter St.; and a Zoning Meeting 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 27 at the Cultural Center. 215-735-1225. info@hecphilly.org. hecphilly.org.

Lower Moyamensing Civic Association holds a Zoning and Planning Meeting 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26 at the Fumo Family Branch Library, 2437 S. Broad St.; and holds a General Meeting 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 28 at the Fumo library. lomophilly@gmail.com. lomophilly.org.

Marconi Older Adult Center, 2433 S. 15th St., hosts an Art workshop 9:30 a.m. ($1), Learn to crotchet or knit 10...

Nar-Anon Family Group meets 7:30 p.m. Thursdays. Epiphany of Our Lord Church, 1121 Jackson St. 215-334-1035.

...to 5 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the Bhutanese American Organization-Philadelphia (BAO-P), 1927 S. Seventh St. They also call on volunteers to help. Contact volunteer coordinator Amanda Beardall at amandab@lcfsinpa...

Point Breeze Community Development Coalition holds a Zoning Meeting 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26 at the Point Breeze CDC office, 1444 Point Breeze Ave.

Queen Village Neighbors Association, 405 Queen St., recommends Baby and Toddler Storytimes 10:15 to 11:45 a.m. Jan. 27 at the Charles Santore Library, 932 S. Seventh St. 215-339-0975. info@qvna.org. qvna.org.

Taking our South Philadelphia Streets Back holds a Support Our Police Event 4 p.m. Jan. 25 at Broad Street and Oregon Avenue. Supporters are encouraged to bring signs, banners and symbols of your support for law enforcement officers in a march to City Hall along Broad St. tospsb.webs.com.

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Please join us tonight at 6:30 for the Police Community Meeting. An officer will...

Please join us tonight at 6:30 for the Police Community Meeting. An officer will be on hand to answer questions and you can find out about how to join your local Town Watch!

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Just in case you were wondering what the Land Bank is all about, here's a great...

Just in case you were wondering what the Land Bank is all about, here's a great primer.

6 days ago

The SOSNA Zoning Committee Meeting will be this evening at Shiloh Baptist Church...

The SOSNA Zoning Committee Meeting will be this evening at Shiloh Baptist Church (2040 Christian St) at 7pm. Click the link for the agenda.

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Do you want to kick your dreary January blues, enjoy a tasty meal, spend time wi...

Do you want to kick your dreary January blues, enjoy a tasty meal, spend time with family and friends, and meet your neighbors? Please join us for the next SOSNA Dines Out event at Founding Fathers on January 26th! Click the link below for more info, the menu, and to grab your tickets!

Jan 20

Garage on Colorado Street Will Turn Into Apartments

...our mind. Dodging a forklift on Washington Avenue last week, we found ourselves on the 1000 block of S. Colorado St., and as soon as we got there we remembered attending a SOSNA Zoning Committee meeting...

...about a cool project to add a couple of stories onto an existing garage at 1030 S. Colorado St.

...ll have easy access to Carpenter Green, the park that's in the works at 17th & Carpenter. And let's not forget whatever retailer eventually opens on the opposite corner. Finally, far...

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Jan 19

15 Gay Things to Do in Philly This Week: Gay Erotica at Giovanni’s Room, OurNightOut Gets High, Miss Boxed Wine Pageant and More

...your pals with your undercover pin-bashing skills. Tuesday, January 20th, 7pm, $12, PEP Bowling, 1200 South Broad Street...

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...an autograph or two. Tuesday, January 20th, 6pm, free, Philly AIDS Thrift @ Giovanni’s Room, 345 South 12th Street...

...a contemporary twist." Through February 1st, various times, $15-$25, Skybox at the Adrienne Theater, 2030 Sansom Street. —Josh Middleton

...so you don't forget it. Tuesday. January 20th, 6pm, free, Top of the Tower, 1717 Arch Street...

...throw together a Bette and Dot ensemble. Wednesday, January 21st, 9pm. free, Tavern On Camac, 243 South Camac Street...

...special discounts on bottles to go. Thursday, January 22nd, 6pm-9pm, free, The Bottle Shop, 1837 East Passyunk Avenue...

...here—but hurry, they always sell out. Friday, January 23rd, 8pm. $25-125, The Trocadero, 1003 Arch Street...

...sing-alongs. Saturday, January 24th, 2015, 3pm - 4:30pm. $10, First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia, 2125 Chestnut Street...

...Michaels will be there to provide the music. Saturday, January 24th, 10pm, free, Voyeur Nightclub, 1221 Saint James Street...

...artist Eric Jaffe. Saturday, January 24th, 9pm. $8 (admission includes one free drink), Tabu Lounge, 200 South 12th Street...

Jan 19

12 Gay Things to Do in Philly This Week: Gay Erotica at Giovanni’s Room, OurNightOut Gets High, Miss Boxed Wine Pageant and More

...your pals with your undercover pin-bashing skills. Tuesday, January 20th, 7pm, $12, PEP Bowling, 1200 South Broad Street...

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...an autograph or two. Tuesday, January 20th, 6pm, free, Philly AIDS Thrift @ Giovanni’s Room, 345 South 12th Street...

...so you don't forget it. Tuesday. January 20th, 6pm, free, Top of the Tower, 1717 Arch Street...

...throw together a Bette and Dot ensemble. Wednesday, January 21st, 9pm. free, Tavern On Camac, 243 South Camac Street...

...special discounts on bottles to go. Thursday, January 22nd, 6pm-9pm, free, The Bottle Shop, 1837 East Passyunk Avenue...

...here—but hurry, they always sell out. Friday, January 23rd, 8pm. $25-125, The Trocadero, 1003 Arch Street...

...sing-alongs. Saturday, January 24th, 2015, 3pm - 4:30pm. $10, First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia, 2125 Chestnut Street...

...Michaels will be there to provide the music. Saturday, January 24th, 10pm, free, Voyeur Nightclub, 1221 Saint James Street...

...artist Eric Jaffe. Saturday, January 24th, 9pm. $8 (admission includes one free drink), Tabu Lounge, 200 South 12th Street...

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