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Philly SRC adopts budget with surplus, stalls on charters

Philadelphia School District headquarters at Broad and Spring Garden streets. (Emma Lee/for NewsWorks)

    Philly SRC adopts budget with surplus, stalls on charters
    Philadelphia's School Reform Commission adopted a $2.8 billion budget for the upcoming school year on Thursday. Often a fraught endeavor, the adoption proceeded with little fanfare thanks to a rare, if small, budget surplus.
    http://www.newsworks.org

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Items for May 2016 General Meeting…

FCA 2016 General Meeting Minutes…

    Items for May 2016 General Meeting...
    Hello FCA Members, Our May meeting will feature two agenda items. A Representative from the city will present to the FCA regarding the upcoming Ben Franklin Parkway and Eakins Oval activities for the Summer. There will be a follow-up presentation regarding the construction on 2333 Fairmount Avenue. Hope to see you there!
    http://www.fairmountcivicassociation.org

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  • Franklin LC reviewed by a student

    I love everything about this school, I goes to this school, and all the teachers are great! <3

    Franklin LC (616 North 15th St) Published on GreatSchools May 23, 2016 Comment

May 22

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May 19

Tonight Picks: Pairings On The Parkway At Sister Cities Park, Red Bull Sound Select With AFROPUNK And More

Where:Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill Street

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Where:Hotel Monaco Philadelphia, 433 Chestnut Street

Where:Christ Church Neighborhood House, 20 N. American Street

Where:Sister Cities Park, 210 N. 18th Street

Where:Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut Street

Where:Ruba Club, 416 Green Street

Where:Hawthorne Park, 12th and Catharine streets

Where:Devil's Den, 1148 S. 11th Street

Where:Prince Music Theater, 1412 Chestnut Street

    Tonight Picks: Pairings On The Parkway At Sister Cities Park, Red Bull Sound Select With AFROPUNK And More
    Photo by B. Krist for Visit Philadelphia Live music, outdoor events, happy hour and more hit Philly tonight. This evening's warm weather is begging you to get outside, Philly! Tonight, Pairings on the Parkway continues at Sister Cities Park. The BYOB happy hour event features live music, pay-as-you-go food and a great spot to enjoy city views after work.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

May 19

May 18

3 Must-Try Menus in Philly

600 N. Broad St.; 215-600-0220

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1200 S. 21st St.; 267-928-3440  

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    3 Must-Try Menus in Philly
    This spring's crop of new menus includes an exploration of the South, forward thinking plates at a neighborhood bistro and a deep dive into regional Greek fare. Here's a look a what's new. Buckminster's Just six months old and with two reviews under its belt, the kitchen crew at this ...
    https://www.zagat.com

May 18

May 18

Community Partnership School’s Annual Gala

Community Partnership School (CPS) honored its partners and supporters at the annual fundraiser, “Celebrate CPS,” on Thursday, April 28, 2016, 6PM at Vie, 600 North Broad Street, Philadelphia.

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1426-28 Chestnut Street

1521 Locust Street

    Community Partnership School's Annual Gala | Philly Chit Chat
    May 18, 2016 by HughE Dillon Community Partnership School (CPS) honored its partners and supporters at the annual fundraiser, "Celebrate CPS," on Thursday, April 28, 2016, 6PM at Vie, 600 North Broad Street, Philadelphia. The event "Celebrate CPS" raises funds that directly benefit the students and families of CPS, an independent elementary school in North Philadelphia dedicated to providing high-quality education to children from low-income backgrounds.
    http://www.phillychitchat.com

May 17

Devised Theater Meets Disability: Matt Purinton talks EXPOSURE

As part of the development of the EXPOSURE project, collaborative performer Ben Grinberg sat down to interview lead artist Matt Purinton about his idea for the project and what he hopes to share with audiences. [Performance Garage, 1515 Brandywine Street] May 20-21, 2016; exposure.ticketleap.com.

    Devised Theater Meets Disability: Matt Purinton talks EXPOSURE
    In 2015, Matt Purinton and Kermit Cole approached Pig Iron Theatre Company co-artistic director Quinn Bauriedel about creating a play based on the extraordinary experiences of Matt's life (he was born with the rare genetic disorder of TAR Syndrome).
    http://phindie.com

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May 16

Free vintage plant stand.

Need height to get your plants to window sun, this works beautifully and looks good.

May 16

Rooftop Apartments, Wawa Planned for Mural Lofts

...planning to build its first ground-up commercial space next door on the corner of Spring Garden and North Broad. Billy Procida, who funded $16.2 million for the Mural Arts project, says they're...

    Rooftop Apartments, Wawa Planned for Mural Lofts
    Developers told potential investors last week on a tour of North Broad Street that they plan to build three residential apartments on the roof of the historic school, adding to the property's 56 one- and two-bedroom units.
    http://philly.curbed.com

May 16

THIS WEEK @ UARTS: May 16 - 29, 2016

1527 Brandywine Street, Philadelphia

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1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia

1315 Walnut Street, Suite 320, Philadelphia

303 Cherry Street, Philadelphia

230 N. 21st Street, Philadelphia

    THIS WEEK @ UARTS: May 16 - 29, 2016
    Stay up to date with University of the Arts news and events: Calendar - get info on upcoming events Facebook - like us Twitter - follow @UArts and tweet us back your news Instagram - follow @universityofthearts news@uarts.edu - send us your upcoming news and announcements for next week by NOON ON THURSDAY PLEASE NOTE: Bi-weekly summer schedule is now in effect.
    http://www.uarts.edu

May 16

PPD SVU Community Alert

PHILADELPHIA POLICE DEPARTMENT
SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT
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INFORMATIONAL BULLETIN
Date: 5-16-16

The information provided in this release is preliminary and based on initial reports. The incident details and offender description is derived from ‘flash’ information and is subject to change pursuant to investigation. This information is not to be construed as a sole basis for probable cause or arrest.

Date/Time/Controls Location Details
5/13/2016 4:50pm

16-09-018535

16-2238 300 S. Schuylkill River Trail 38yr old female states while jogging along the Schuylkill River Trail an unk B/M riding a black bike grabbed her inappropriately.

Offender: 12/b/m, light complex., red/black camouflage jacket, blue jeans, black bike…NFD

May 16

14+ Terrific Events Happening In Philly This Week, May 16-22

Where:Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill Street

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Where:Palladino's, 1934 East Passyunk Avenue

Where:Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad Street

Where:Christ Church Neighborhood House, 20 N. American Street

Where:Hotel Monaco Philadelphia, 433 Chestnut Street

Where:Church of the Advocate, 1801 Diamond Street

Where:South Philadelphia Tap Room, 1509 Mifflin Street

Where:23rd Street Armory, 22 S. 23rd Street

    14+ Terrific Events Happening In Philly This Week
    Are you ready for a super spring week, Philadelphia? There are a ton - and we mean a TON - of excellent events and major festivals hitting the city this week. Major Festivals This Week The Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival returns on Saturday, May 21.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

May 15

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May 13: Wolf's city ideas | Retail "structure" for Broad and Spring Garden | Fairmount Park in Streetview

May 13: Wolf's city ideas | Retail "structure" for Broad and Spring Garden | Fairmount Park in Streetview

May 13

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May 11

The Divine Lorraine, Getting Ready For Its Closeup

Ground has yet to be broken for the commercial building at the northeast corner of Broad and Spring Garden, but Blumenfeld and his leasing agents are already in negotiations with several potential tenants that...

Blumenfeld’s next project to the north is another former automobile dealership at 667 North Broad. Originally built as a Studebaker showroom and garage, the building has been better known for...

    The Divine Lorraine, Getting Ready For Its Closeup - Property
    Around the turn of the last century, when the four buildings developer Eric Blumenfeld is in the process of reconstructing were built, North Broad Street was the address of choice for Philadelphia's new money. The streetcar magnates and captains of industry who built mansions along this street staked it out after the city's old-money Establishment around Rittenhouse Square shunned them.
    http://www.phillymag.com

May 11

North Philadelphia: Infrastructure of The Internet Highlights Digital Divide

...how hidden Internet infrastructure functions within physical environments. “There are places like the one at 401 N. Broad St. which is a big point of presence for a lot of the area’s carriers...

    North Philadelphia: Infrastructure of The Internet Highlights Digital Divide
    Just a few feet beneath every Philadelphian exists a web of veins responsible for carrying precious information, like the oxygen carried by our blood, to and from the city. Just as oxygen is needed by our brains to function, information, best characterized as communications, are needed by Philadelphia's residents, government and businesses.
    https://philadelphianeighborhoods.com

May 11

State Audit Finds Some Phila. School District Bus Drivers Had Incomplete Background Checks

(The headquarters of the School District of Philadelphia, on North Broad Street near Spring Garden. File photo by Mike DeNardo)

    State Audit Finds Some Phila. School District Bus Drivers Had Incomplete Background Checks
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - An audit of the Philadelphia School District has revealed missing textbooks, incomplete background checks and a mismanagement of student data. Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale says his review of district operations showed that 21 of 49 school bus drivers reviewed had failed to complete background checks.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

May 10

Combined Health, Literacy, & Rec Center Opens On South Broad

...investigates why phase 1 of the Reading Viaduct rail park—a quarter-mile stretch from Broad & Noble to 11th & Vine—has yet to break ground, while looking ahead to its expansion, which...

...1 of the Reading Viaduct rail park—a quarter-mile stretch from Broad & Noble to 11th & Vine—has yet to break ground, while looking ahead to its expansion, which will require the...

    Combined Health, Literacy, & Rec Center Opens On South Broad
    At a ribbon-cutting ceremony held yesterday, Madeline Bell, president and CEO of Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, touted her organization's collaboration with numerous city agencies in the construction of the South Philadelphia Community Health and Literacy Center at Broad & Morris Streets as "a real breakthrough."
    http://hiddencityphila.org

May 10

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