4 hours ago

Nonprofit Set To Reveal Strategic Plan For North Broad Street

Details of the North Broad Street Strategic Plan will be revealed Tuesday night at the Mural Lofts at 523 North Broad Street from 5-7 p.m. A copy of the plan will be made public on the nonprofit’s website on July 1.

    Nonprofit Set To Reveal Strategic Plan For North Broad Street
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - The Community Development Corporation that took over North Broad Street last year will reveal its strategic plan on Tuesday. "This strategic plan really represents what the community said they would like to see on North Broad," says Shalimar Thomas, executive director of North Broad Renaissance.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

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2 days ago

10 new restaurants on Philly Mag's annual 50 Best list

640 North Broad Street, 215-763-0920

600 North Broad Street, 215-600-0220

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1617 East Passyunk Avenue, 215-271-8299

306 Market Street, 215-625-9425

1221 Locust Street, 215-320-7500

1623 East Passyunk Avenue, 267-639-3203

1312 Spruce Street, 215-732-3478

604 South Street, 215-925-3001

120 South 13th Street, 215-631-3868

440 South Broad Street, 215-735-1913

1305 North 5th Street, 215-309-2211

1648 East Passyunk Avenue, 215-279-7702

126 South 19th Street, 215-278-7943

300 South Broad Street, 215-670-2303

501 South 45th Street, 215-222-3699

2244 Fairmount Avenue, 215-236-1114

255 South 10th Street, 267-639-4136

114 South 13th Street, 267-928-2092

1713 South Street, 215-545-4448

1911 East Passyunk Avenue, East Passyunk, 215-271-7683

1009 South 8th Street, 215-965-8290

1234 Locust Street, 215-546-2220

308 Market Street, 215-625-0988

1310 Frankford Avenue, 267-314-5086

2201 Spruce Street, 215-732-3331

1537 South 11th Street, 215-551-5000

1927 East Passyunk Avenue, 215-271-5626

743 South 4th Street, 215-278-2736

1838 East Passyunk Avenue, 215-309-2761

1521 Spruce Street, 215-546-1521

251 South 18th Street, 215-546-7700

1520 East Passyunk Avenue, 267-318-7341

138 North 10th Street, 215-928-1883

614 South 7th Street, 215-625-3700

217 Chestnut Street, 215-625-2450

412 South 13th Street, 215-732-2647

1901 Chestnut Street, 215-454-6529

914 North 2nd Street, 215-627-7500

1623 Sansom Street, 215-867-0088

824 South 8th Street, 215-922-6387.

115 East Girard Avenue

208 West Washington Square, 215-592-6555

1311 Sansom Street, 215-545-0170

627 South 3rd Street, 267-687-8512

210 West Washington Square, 215-592-7787

1850 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, 215-963-1500

140 North Columbus Boulevard, 215-375-7744

    50 Best Restaurants in Philadelphia 2016
    There was a time when we waited two years to update our list of the 50 Best Restaurants in Philly. But no more. Our restaurant scene moves too fast these days: It's an ever-changing riot of famous names, top-shelf liquor, and weird things being done with vegetables.
    http://www.phillymag.com

3 days ago

PPD-TWIS Schuylkill River Trail Community-Police Safety Bike Ride. Sat 06-25-2016 1030am

PPD-TWIS Schuylkill River Trail Community-Police Safety Bike Ride. Sat 06-25-2016 1030am Markward Playground 400 S. Taney Street.

4 days ago

Updated Jun 23rd

Jun. 23-          Uptown Hall of Fame holds Awards Program at CBS 3, 1515 Hamilton St. For info: (215) 236-1878.

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Jun. 23-          State Rep. Donna Bullock hosts Open House at 2835 Girard Ave., 5:30-7 p.m. Help with unemployment, disability and workers’-compensation issues, birth and...

Jun. 23-          State Rep. Lynwood Savage hosts “How to Pay for College Workshop” at Vine Memorial Bapt. Ch., 5600 W. Girard Ave., 6-8 p.m. Light refreshments. For info: (215) 879-6640.

Jun. 23-          State Rep. Rosita Youngblood & 39th Police Dist. Capt. Michael Craighead host Community Mtg. at New Hope Temple Baptist Ch., 312 W. Manheim St., 6-8 p.m. For info: (215) 866-8696.

Jun. 23-          Councilwoman Cherelle Parker hosts N.W. Community Mtg. at Enon Tabernacle Baptist Ch., Family Life Ctr., 2800 W. Cheltenham Ave., 7 p.m. For info: (215) 686-3454.

...Fund, Grands as Parents, Uptown Entertainment Development Corp. & Fratorheru Inst. Present “Health & Wellness Fair” at 2231 N. Broad St., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. AIDS, blood-pressure, diabetes screening & much more. Music, used...

Jun. 26-          Jim Pio hosts Crawfish Boil at 7363 Claridge St., 3 p.m. $30 per person, $50 per couple. Enjoy unlimited beer and fresh Louisiana crawfish. For tickets: RCC (215) 561-0650, Pio Team (215) 356-3092.

Jun. 27-          Malcolm Kenyatta, Phila. NOW & Grands as Parents host “Unleashing N. Philly: Changing the Outcomes for Children Managing Trauma” at Berean Baptist Ch., 2101 N. Broad St., 608 p.m. For info: (267) 579-2264.

Jun. 28-          Mike Parrish for Congress is hosted Reception at Pagano’s Market & Bar, 2001 Market St., 5:30-8 p.m. Hosts include Congressman Bob Brady, State Rep. Dwight Evans and...

Jun. 30-          State Rep. Lynwood Savage hosts “How to Pay for College Workshop” at Holy Temple COGIC 6000 Callowhill St., 6-8 p.m. Light refreshments. For info: (215) 879-6640.

Jul. 4-              Stenton Mansion hosts 4th of July Celebration at 4601 N. 18th St., 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Make your own ice cream. To register: (215) 329-7312.

Jul. 9-             State Senate candidate Ross Feinberg hosts Brunch at Pub 36, 7681 Frankford Ave., 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tickets $25, Seniors $20, Hosts $50, VIP Sponsors $100.

Aug. 13-          State Rep. Mark Cohen hosts Senior & Youth Summer Health Fair at 6300-6400 Rising Sun Ave., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Vendors, giveaways, health screenings, legislative services, games, live bands, food. For info: Sonya Thomas (215) 342-2167 or Wbrown@Pahouse.Net.

Sep. 27-           Asian American Chamber of Commerce hosts Award Banquet at Sheraton-University City, 3549 Chestnut St., 5:30 p.m. Tickets $65. For info: (215) 642-2333.

    Updated Jun 23rd
    Jun. 23- State Rep. Donna Bullock hosts Open House at 2835 Girard Ave., 5:30-7 p.m. Help with unemployment, disability and workers'-compensation issues, birth and death certificates, navigating Health & Human Services, voter registration and problems with insurance and utility companies. Light refreshments. For info: (215) 684-3738. Jun. 23- State Rep.
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4 days ago

Night Market Philadelphia Hits Callowhill And The Reading Viaduct Tonight

The festival takes over much of the Callowhill neighborhood — from Spring Garden to Callowhill streets on 11th, 12th and 13th streets — with the epicenter at 12th and Callowhill streets.

At 13th and Nectarine streets, Yakitori Boy, Chinatown’s popular karaoke bar, is set to invite those of all singing levels to take part in free sidewalk karaoke.

At the main stage at 11th and Noble streets, a number of local musicians and bands will perform for diners and drinkers. Guests can look forward to live music from Minka, Joie Kathos, the Rock to the Future house band and more.

Cycling is another popular mode of transportation, with bike lanes along 13th and Spring Garden. Those who don’t own their own bike can rent one via Indego, the city’s bike share system. There is a convenient docking station right at Broad and Spring Garden streets.

Cycling is another popular mode of transportation, with bike lanes along 13th and Spring Garden. Those who don’t own their own bike can rent one via Indego, the city’s bike share system. There is a convenient docking station right at Broad and Spring Garden streets.

    Night Market Philadelphia Hits Callowhill And The Reading Viaduct Tonight
    Hey, food truck fans! Night Market returns with a showing of awesome food and drink vendors (and some live music, too!) tonight, June 23 from 6 to 10 p.m. The festival takes over much of the Callowhill neighborhood - from Spring Garden to Callowhill streets on 11th, 12th and 13th streets - with the epicenter at 12th and Callowhill streets.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

5 days ago

Weekly Entertainment Guide - Sun Splashed

...the city's best ethnic and regional restaurants and food trucks, plus music and more, 12th and Callowhill. Check out the pre-Night Market happy hour at the PHS Pop-Up Garden at...

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The Clark Park Summer Solstice Festival returns Saturday, June 25 from 11am to sundown with live music from local bands including Flyermile, Mumblr, Rosu Lup (pictured), and more, along with crafts vendors and children's activities, 43rd & Chester, West Philadelphia. Free. Photo by Doug Seymour.

...behind the walls, and see a dog training expo with New Leash on Life USA, 2027 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia. For all ages. Photo courtesy of Eastern State Penitentiary. #SassySays

...entertainment including the raising of the Maypole, Swedish food, music, crafts, games, and more, at 1900 Pattison Avenue, Philadelphia. Photo courtesy of the American Swedish Historical Museum...

...Brennan, Elena Camp, Rachel Camp and Kristine Fraelich. Original orchestrations by music director Larry Lees, 40 N. 2nd Street, Old City, Philadelphia. Photo by Frank Scott...

...diaspora identity, through August 22. An opening party takes place Friday, June 24, 6pm-9pm, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia. Pictured: Iron Heavens (installation view, Pérez Art Museum Miami, 2015), 1995. Oven pans...

...Dead classics reimagined for solo piano in the Free Library of Philadelphia's Montgomery Auditorium, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia. All ages. Free with ticket required. Photo courtesy of Holly Bowling...

    Weekly Entertainment Guide - Sun Splashed
    Robin Bloom offers 20 suggestions for what to do this week! Festivals, Food & Fun Night Market Callowhill Night Market Philadelphia is back at Callowhill, Thursday, June 23, 6pm-10pm, a street food festival featuring many of the city's best ethnic and regional restaurants and food trucks, plus music and more, 12th and Callowhill.
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5 days ago

Community College of Philadelphia Looks to Broaden Foreign Enrollment With New Residence Buildings

  According to Philly.com, CCP wants to build twin towers 11 stories high, available to any student that is enrolled with a special push toward students from overseas. The residential hall will be at 15th and Hamilton which is currently a garage and industrial building already owned by CCP.

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  As part of the Every Tooth Counts Campaign, St. Christopher’s Foundation for Children launched a Ronald McDonald Mobile Dental Unit on Wednesday at 1750 N. Front St. in Kensington.…

    Community College of Philadelphia Looks to Broaden Foreign Enrollment With New Residence Buildings - Spirit News
    The Community College of Philadelphia (CCP) noticed a slight dip in enrollment during the 2014-2015 academic year. One way the college plans on boosting enrollment past their peak of 38,000 students in 2009-2010 is by building a residential hall to increase domestic and international enrollment. "On June 2, 2016, the Board of Trustees authorized ...
    http://spiritnews.org

Jun 20

At Last, Condo Buildings Rising On the 1500 Block of Green Street

At Last, Condo Buildings Rising On the 1500 Block of Green Street

Dating back farther than we can remember, there's been a wall at 1502-04 Green St. instead of two buildings. We confess, we never gave this wall much thought, perhaps because...

...because we were distracted on the block by the now-demolished PHA-owned blight at 1516 Brown St. or the wonderful Chapel Lofts building. But if you pass by the corner of 15th...

...St. or the wonderful Chapel Lofts building. But if you pass by the corner of 15th & Green today, you'll notice that the wall is gone and two new four-story buildings...

    At Last, Condo Buildings Rising On the 1500 Block of Green Street
    Dating back farther than we can remember, there's been a wall at 1502-04 Green St. instead of two buildings. We confess, we never gave this wall much thought, perhaps because we were distracted on the block by the now-demolished PHA-owned blight at 1516 Brown St. or the wonderful Chapel Lofts building.
    http://www.ocfrealty.com

Jun 20

10 Must-Try New Sandwiches in Philly

501 N. 13th St.; 215-238-1818

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1234 Locust St.; 215-546-2220

1823 E. Passyunk Ave.; 215-468-7865

243 Chestnut St.; 267-273-0688

743 S. Fourth St.; 215-278-2736

112 S. Eighth St.; 215-923-0123

200 Market St.; 215-625-4566

1703 S. 11th St.; 215-694-3797

114 S. 12th St.; 267-639-5606

    10 Must-Try New Sandwiches in Philly
    In a sandwich mecca like Philly, it's sometimes hard to get past the classics. We've got stellar cheesesteaks, provolone- and greens-stuffed roast pork and endless hoagies - who has room for new lunchtime contenders? Turns out, we do. From seasonal veggies to more than a few iterations of ...
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Jun 19

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Jun 17

Driver charged in Spring Garden crash that injured teen bicyclists

The crash happened just before 2 a.m. Friday on North Broad Street near Wallace Street in Spring Garden.

Police tell Action News five or six boys were riding their bicycles southbound in the northbound lanes in the 600 block of North Broad Street.

    Driver charged in Spring Garden crash that injured teen bicyclists
    Philadelphia police have charged a driver who was allegedly driving drunk when he struck a bicycle, injuring two teenagers. Brandon Carter, 34, of the 300 block of East Lancaster Avenue in Wynnewood, has been charged with DUI, aggravated assault, and related offenses. The crash happened just before 2 a.m.
    http://6abc.com

Jun 17

2 teens on bike hurt in hit-run on North Broad Street

Provided with a description of the car, police found the Lexus, with front end damage consistent with the crash, on the 1300 block of Ridge Avenue, Small said. The driver and a female passenger were still in the car and taken to Police Headquarters to be questioned.

    2 teens on bike hurt in hit-run on North Broad Street
    Two teens on the same bicycle were injured, one critically, early Friday when they were hit by a car that left the scene on North Broad Street in Spring Garden, police said. The car, a red Lexus roadster, was found a short time later and the driver was taken into custody.
    http://www.philly.com

Jun 17

Teens Injured In Hit-And-Run In Spring Garden

It was about 2 a.m. when the 16-year-olds were riding with friends near Broad and Wallace.

    Teens Injured In Hit-And-Run In Spring Garden
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Two teen boys are in the hospital, one in critical condition, after they were struck in a hit-and-run accident on Broad Street early this morning. Police say both boys were on the same bicycle when they were hit by a red Lexus sports car. It was about 2 a.m.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

Jun 17

Birthday Reveler Strikes Teens on Bike, Drives Off: Police

...half a block away. The boys, both 16, and three other teens were riding along N Broad Street near Wallace Street in the city’s Spring Garden section around 2 a.m. Friday when the car...

    Birthday Reveler Strikes Teens on Bike, Drives Off: Police
    A birthday celebration ended with a hit-and-run crash that left two teens hospitalized, said Philadelphia Police. A red Lexus struck a pair of teens riding one bicycle, the force of the wreck caused the front wheel to break off and wind up half a block away.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Jun 17

Teen bicyclists hurt, one critically, after hit-and-run crash in Spring Garden

It happened before 2 a.m. Friday on North Broad Street near Wallace Street in Spring Garden.

Police tell Action News five or six boys were riding their bicycles southbound in the northbound lanes in the 600 block of North Broad Street.

Minutes later, police located both the car and driver nearby, at Ridge Avenue and Wallace Street. The car had significant front-end damage.

    Teen bicyclists hurt after hit-and-run crash in Spring Garden
    Philadelphia Police say drunk driving is suspected after a hit-and-run crash that left two teenage bicyclists hospitalized and a driver in custody. It happened before 2 a.m. Friday on North Broad Street near Wallace Street in Spring Garden.
    http://6abc.com

Jun 17

  • Learning With the Help of Historical Fiction!

    Ms. LINQUIST is asking for $480.98:
    My students need books to help enhance their learning experience and to help further their understanding of the information learned in their history course. They need copies of The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, Twelve Years A Slave, and Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl.
    Ben Franklin High School Comment

Jun 16

Go Residential and They Will Come: CCP’s Plan to Hook Foreign Students

The area at 15th and Hamilton streets may become “home sweet home” to the hundreds of international students the Community College of Philadelphia hopes to enroll in the near future.

    Go Residential and They Will Come: CCP's Plan to Hook Foreign Students | Community College of Philadelphia
    The area at 15th and Hamilton streets may become "home sweet home" to the hundreds of international students the Community College of Philadelphia hopes to enroll in the near future.
    http://www.ccp.edu

Jun 16

Tonight Picks: Movie Night At The Schuylkill Banks, Red Bull Sound Select, Old City Eats And More

Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill Street, Philadelphia

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Dilworth Park, 1 S. 15th Street

Rosenbach Museum and Library, 2008 Delancey Place

Philadelphia History Museum, 15 South 7th Street

Sister Cities Park, 210 North 18th Street, Philadelphia

Cliveden, 6401 Germantown Avenue

    Tonight Picks: Movie Night At The Schuylkill Banks, Red Bull Sound Select, Old City Eats And More
    Photo by J. Fusco for Visit Philadelphia This Thursday evening brings an outdoor movie, live music, extended happy hour and more to neighborhoods across Philly... Don't let the gloomy skies fool you, Philadelphia is celebrating Thursday night with an influx of awesome events all over - but be sure to check for cancellations before heading out to any outdoor events this evening.
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Jun 16

Updated Jun 16th

Jun. 23-          Uptown Hall of Fame holds Awards Program at CBS 3, 1515 Hamilton St. For info: (215) 236-1878.

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Jun. 16-          Jobs with Justice hosts Solidarity Awards Dinner at AFSCME Dist. 1199C, 1315 Locust St., 5:30. Honoring Councilmen Bill Greenlee and Wilson Goode, Jr., Ken Washington, Karen Schermerhorn and George Ricchezza. Open bar. Tickets $45 ($30 for low/fixed income).

Jun. 18-         State Rep. Vanessa Brown hosts Gospelrama at Clara Muhammad Pk., 47th & Lancaster Ave. For info: (215) 877-1530.

Jun. 22-          Philly Ad Club hosts “Celebrating Phila” at Union League, 140 S. Broad St., 8:30-10:30 a.m. Topic: DNC. Speakers: Ed Rendell, Meryl Levitz, Kevin Washo and Brian Tierney.

Jun. 23-          State Rep. Lynwood Savage hosts “How to Pay for College Workshop” at Vine Memorial Bapt. Ch., 5600 W. Girard Ave., 6-8 p.m. Light refreshments. For info: (215) 879-6640.

...Fund, Grands as Parents, Uptown Entertainment Development Corp. & Fratorheru Inst. Present “Health & Wellness Fair” at 2231 N. Broad St., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. AIDS, blood-pressure, diabetes screening & much more. Music, used...

Jun. 27-          Malcolm Kenyatta, Phila. NOW & Grands as Parents host “Unleashing N. Philly: Changing the Outcomes for Children Managing Trauma” at Berean Baptist Ch., 2101 N. Broad St., 608 p.m. For info: (267) 579-2264.

Jun. 29-          State Rep candidate Jim Pio hosts Crawfish Boil at 7363 Claridge St., starting 3 p.m. Tickets $30, couples $50. Buy tickets in advance. For info: Republican City Committee (215) 561-0650) or Pio for PA Team (215) 356-3092.

Jun. 30-          State Rep. Lynwood Savage hosts “How to Pay for College Workshop” at Holy Temple COGIC 6000 Callowhill St., 6-8 p.m. Light refreshments. For info: (215) 879-6640.

Jul. 4-              Stenton Mansion hosts 4th of July Celebration at 4601 N. 18th St., 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Make your own ice cream. To register: (215) 329-7312.

Aug. 13-          State Rep. Mark Cohen hosts Senior & Youth Summer Health Fair at 6300-6400 Rising Sun Ave., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Vendors, giveaways, health screenings, legislative services, games, live bands, food. For info: Sonya Thomas (215) 342-2167 or Wbrown@Pahouse.Net.

Sep. 27-           Asian American Chamber of Commerce hosts Award Banquet at Sheraton-University City, 3549 Chestnut St., 5:30 p.m. Tickets $65. For info: (215) 642-2333.

    Updated Jun 16th
    Jun. 16- Jobs with Justice hosts Solidarity Awards Dinner at AFSCME Dist. 1199C, 1315 Locust St., 5:30. Honoring Councilmen Bill Greenlee and Wilson Goode, Jr., Ken Washington, Karen Schermerhorn and George Ricchezza. Open bar. Tickets $45 ($30 for low/fixed income). Jun. 18- State Sen. Anthony Williams & State Rep.
    http://www.phillyrecord.com

Jun 15

Tonight Picks: Center City Sips, All-American Barbecue At Dilworth Park, Live Music And More

Where:Various Locations Including PHS Pop-Up Garden at Reading Viaduct, 10th and Hamilton streets

Where:Osteria, 640 North Broad Street

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Where:Dilworth Park, 1 South 15th Street

Where:Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad Street

Where:Penn Museum, 3260 South Street

Where:Academy of Music, 240 South Broad Street

Where:Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA), 118-128 N. Broad Street

    Tonight Picks: Center City Sips, All-American Barbecue At Dilworth Park, Live Music And More
    There's plenty to do tonight in Philly - music, happy hour, outdoor dining events, museum happenings and much more. Starting today, Dilworth Park kicks off its multi-day all-American barbecue festival. Guests can look forward to a 21+ beer garden, free lawn games, mini-golf and barbecue-inspired food.
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Jun 14

HATCH (Birds on a Wire): The expressiveness and diversity of contemporary dance

[The Performance Garage, 1515 Brandywine St.] June 9-11, 2016; www.birdsonawire.org.

    HATCH (Birds on a Wire): The expressiveness and diversity of contemporary dance
    The second installment in Birds on a Wire's incubator series, HATCH, gave eight of Philadelphia's emerging female choreographers the opportunity to showcase their new work in a three-night run.
    http://phindie.com

Jun 14

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Jun 13

Designation Committee Hearing - Philadelphia Historical Commission

1132-40 N. FRONT ST, DOUGHERTY BONDED WAREHOUSE

Owner: 631 North Broad Street LP

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Former owner: Fenster Properties LP / Current owner: 4046-48 Chestnut Street LP

    Designation Committee Hearing - Philadelphia Historical Commission
    MEETING OF THE COMMITTEE ON HISTORIC DESIGNATION OF THE PHILADELPHIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION WEDNESDAY, 15 JUNE 2016, 9:30 A.M.
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Jun 13

CCP Planning A Pair of Student Housing Buildings

There's a small commercial building at 15th & Hamilton, on the eastern edge of the campus for the Community College of Philadelphia, which will...

    CCP Planning A Pair of Student Housing Buildings
    There's a small commercial building at 15th & Hamilton, on the eastern edge of the campus for the Community College of Philadelphia, which will soon be on the outs. Had things broken differently, this site could have been the backyard of Philadelphia's second casino, but instead it will be home to roughly five-hundred new units of student housing.
    http://www.ocfrealty.com

Jun 12

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Jun 12

These nearby schools are looking for financial help on DonorsChoose.org:

  • Learning to code

    Ms. Saganti is asking for $4811.76:
    I need 4000$ to cover my expenses to attend a course called"learning to code' through temple university.The cost of this course fees is 2000$ and my stipend is 2000$. <infosys2016>
    Franklin Learning Center Comment
  • Lets Get Some Help on the Shelf!

    Mr. DiMedio is asking for $877.81:
    My students need bookshelves to put their binders and other class supplies throughout the year.
    Ben Franklin High School Comment
  • Three Rings to Bind Them All...

    Mr. DiMedio is asking for $586.47:
    My students need binders to hold their materials and supplies throughout the course.
    Ben Franklin High School Comment

Jun 09

Reserve Your Spot on the Diner En Blanc Waitlist NOW

CALLOWHILL -- Night Market is setting up in the Callowhill neighborhood for the second time, on June 23. The fabulously famous market will take over two streets -- 12th and Callowhill -- from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and as always, benefits The Food Trust.

    Reserve Your Spot on the Diner En Blanc Waitlist NOW
    PHILADELPHIA -- The wait list is open for this year's Diner en Blanc, which will occur at a secret location on August 18. To celebrate its 5th anniversary in Philly, the mysterious dinner where everyone wears white, packs a picnic and finds out where to go minutes before the start time will increase capacity to 5,000 and showcase two new caterers.
    http://philly.eater.com

Jun 09

Updated June 9th

Jun. 23-          Uptown Hall of Fame holds Awards Program at CBS 3, 1515 Hamilton St. For info: (215) 236-1878.

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Jun. 16-          Jobs with Justice hosts Solidarity Awards Dinner at AFSCME Dist. 1199C, 1315 Locust St., 5:30. Honoring Councilmen Bill Greenlee and Wilson Goode, Jr., Ken Washington, Karen Schermerhorn and George Ricchezza. Open bar. Tickets $45 ($30 for low/fixed income).

Jun. 18-         State Rep. Vanessa Brown hosts Gospelrama at Clara Muhammad Pk., 47th & Lancaster Ave. For info: (215) 877-1530.

Jun. 22-          Philly Ad Club hosts “Celebrating Phila” at Union League, 140 S. Broad St., 8:30-10:30 a.m. Topic: DNC. Speakers: Ed Rendell, Meryl Levitz, Kevin Washo and Brian Tierney.

Jun. 27-          Malcolm Kenyatta, Phila. NOW & Grands as Parents host “Unleashing N. Philly: Changing the Outcomes for Children Managing Trauma” at Berean Baptist Ch., 2101 N. Broad St., 608 p.m. For info: (267) 579-2264.

Jun. 29-          State Rep candidate Jim Pio hosts Crawfish Boil at 7363 Claridge St., starting 3 p.m. Tickets $30, couples $50. Buy tickets in advance. For info: Republican City Committee (215) 561-0650) or Pio for PA Team (215) 356-3092.

Jul. 4-              Stenton Mansion hosts 4th of July Celebration at 4601 N. 18th St., 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Make your own ice cream. To register: (215) 329-7312.

Aug. 13-          State Rep. Mark Cohen hosts Senior & Youth Summer Health Fair at 6300-6400 Rising Sun Ave., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Vendors, giveaways, health screenings, legislative services, games, live bands, food. For info: Sonya Thomas (215) 342-2167 or Wbrown@Pahouse.Net.

Sep. 27-           Asian American Chamber of Commerce hosts Award Banquet at Sheraton-University City, 3549 Chestnut St., 5:30 p.m. Tickets $65. For info: (215) 642-2333.

    Updated June 9th
    Jun. 16- Jobs with Justice hosts Solidarity Awards Dinner at AFSCME Dist. 1199C, 1315 Locust St., 5:30. Honoring Councilmen Bill Greenlee and Wilson Goode, Jr., Ken Washington, Karen Schermerhorn and George Ricchezza. Open bar. Tickets $45 ($30 for low/fixed income). Jun. 18- State Rep.
    http://www.phillyrecord.com

Jun 08

Weekly Entertainment Guide - 36 Views

...and social justice, with a rock-infused head-banging session, June 9-11, Performance Garage, 1515 Brandywine Street, Philadelphia. Reception following June 11 performance. Photo by Plate 3 Photography...

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...George Balanchine's The Four Temperaments. Five performances take place June 9-12, Merriam Theater, 250 South Broad Street, Philadelphia. Enjoy pre-show talks before performances. Photo by Alexander Iziliaev...

...its 30th anniversary with three performances, June 9-11 at Christ Church Neighborhood House Theater, 20 N. American Street, Philadelphia. The program features the premiere of Anywhere/The Big 30, a mash-up of...

...local artists, Fleisher faculty, and volunteers, music and dance performances, food, and more, along the 700 block of Catharine Street and in adjacent Palumbo Park, Philadelphia. Photo courtesy of Fleisher Art Memorial...

...Salaam, King Simm, and Jesse Renee, along with a dance stage, and more, centered around 4021 Parkside Avenue, Fairmount Park. Photo by Gypsi Life Photography...

...food trucks, a beer garden, art and craft vendors and children's activities, Gorgas Park, 6300 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia. The festival is a free joint collaboration between the Roxborough Development Corporation and the...

...the Victorian era. Discover the Enchanted wood at the only Victorian house museum in Philadelphia, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street, West Central Germantown, Philadelphia. Admission free with fees for activities. Photo courtesy of Ebenezer Maxwell...

...Dance and Drum Ensemble, Brand Nubian, Biz Markie, and more, covering 12 city blocks around 23rd and South Street, Philadelphia. Photo courtesy of the Odunde Festival...

...Brewery. Participants receive one free beer coupon and a Dock Street t-shirt and artwork, 50th & Baltimore. Photo by Jonifin Marvin...

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    Robin Bloom offers 18 suggestions for what to do this week! What's Happening Pennsylvania Ballet's "Balanchine and Beyond" The Pennsylvania Ballet closes its season with Balanchine and Beyond, opening with Hans Van Manen's Adagio Hammerklavier, set to Beethoven's piano concerto Op 106. Two of Trisha Brown's poems are brought to life - Edna St.
    http://www.newsworks.org

Jun 08

Go Residential and They Will Come: CCP’s Plan to Hook Foreign Students

The area at 15th and Hamilton streets may become “home sweet home” to the hundreds of international students the Community College of Philadelphia hopes to enroll in the near future.

    Some CCP Students Will Soon be Able to Live on Campus
    The Community College of Philadelphia will build twin residential towers to appeal to newcomers. The area at 15th and Hamilton streets may become "home sweet home" to the hundreds of international students the Community College of Philadelphia hopes to enroll in the near future.
    http://www.phillymag.com

Jun 08

How To Make Art Without Paying For It

We spoke with Cameron about how the process works ahead of the second Hatch performance series, June 9-11 at the Performance Garage (1515 Brandywine St.). Twenty-five dancers and eight choreographers are involved.

    How To Make Art Without Paying For It
    Birds on a Wire takes care of the business side for emerging choreographers. The dancers and choreographers behind Birds on a Wire want to make it easier for up-and-coming artists in Philly to break into the scene. But trying to handle all of the "non-art-based stressors and challenges" is as tricky as it sounds, says Artistic Director Melissa Cameron.
    http://www.phillymag.com

Jun 08

Can’t-Miss Dance Performances In Philadelphia This June

Performance Garage, 1515 Brandywine Street

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2040 Christian Street

Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad Street

FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Boulevard

Annex Black Box Theatre of the URBN Center at Drexel University, 3401 Filbert Street

The Iron Factory, 118 Fontain Street

Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania, 100 E. Northwestern Avenue

Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad Street

    Can't-Miss Dance Performances In Philadelphia This June
    This month, enjoy ballet performances, modern dance shows and more. Is the approach of summer putting a spring in your step? Now's the time to enjoy the rhythms of dance with one of the many performances in Philadelphia this June.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

Jun 06

14+ Awesome Events Happening In Philly This Week, June 6-12

Brick and Mortar, 315 N. 12th Street

10th and Hamilton streets

Where:Alla Spina, 1410 Mount Vernon Street

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Free Library of Philadelphia, 1901 Vine Street

Frankford Hall, 1210 Frankford Avenue

Percy Street Barbecue, 900 South Street

4900 Baltimore Avenue

Various Locations Including the Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad Street

Where:Johnny Brenda's, Frankford Hall, Fette Sau and more Frankford Avenue bars, Frankford and Girard avenues

Where:Headhouse Square, 2nd and Lombard streets

...ever Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival to occur in the Northeast United States. The square at 6th and Race streets currently glows each night with 25 illuminated lanterns, handcrafted giant flowers, a three-story...

Where:Dock Street Brewing Co, 701 S. 50th Street

Where:Parade, 13th and Locust streets to Great Plaza at Penn's Landing, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Parade, 13th and Locust streets to Great Plaza at Penn's Landing, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard

    14+ Awesome Events Happening In Philly This Week, June 6-12
    Over the next week, major festivals fill the city, a giant sports game hits the Linc, much-loved beer gardens open for the season and so much more. Beer fans, you're in luck: Philly Beer Week is in full swing with Dunkel Dare at Frankford Hall (yes, with Marc Summers!), a beer festival at Percy Street Barbecue, the all-day Fishtown FestivALE block party and so much more.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

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