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Don't forget the School Fair is this evening from 5-7PM at The Franklin Institut...

Don't forget the School Fair is this evening from 5-7PM at The Franklin Institute. It is a great opportunity to get information on the many different schooling options for your children! Also, you can get FREE entry to The Franklin Institute if you are there today for the School Fair Event!

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#Flashmeal this Thursday at Pizzeria Pesto! 7PM with Newbold CDC

#Flashmeal this Thursday at Pizzeria Pesto! 7PM with Newbold CDC

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SOSNA Dines Out is TONIGHT! Bring your tickets and your appetite! -Didn't get yo...

SOSNA Dines Out is TONIGHT! Bring your tickets and your appetite! -Didn't get your tickets yet? Don't worry, ticket sales are open until this afternoon!

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The only way to cure the Monday blues is planning for the next weekend! Are you...

The only way to cure the Monday blues is planning for the next weekend! Are you looking for something fun and festive to do with the kids on Sunday? Check out the Triangles Pumpkin painting event on October 26th!

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Want to read more before the Roadmap for Growth Community Meeting happening TONI...

Want to read more before the Roadmap for Growth Community Meeting happening TONIGHT at Shiloh Baptist? Join the online discussion! Make sure YOUR ideas make it to the ears of the future leaders of the City of Philadelphia.

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More Homes Get Started on Chadwick Street

After nobody paid it much mind for many years, the 1300 block of Chadwick Street has gotten a ton of attention of late. The block had been dominated by a...

...year ago, we told you of plans for three more homes on this block, at 1308-12 Chadwick St., on a much smaller vacant lot. Formwork is currently in the ground, and we'd...

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Tonight, at Shiloh Baptist Church! We would like to hear your ideas surrounding...

Tonight, at Shiloh Baptist Church! We would like to hear your ideas surrounding job creation, economic growth, and an agenda for city government!

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October Parks Update (Hawthorne and Ridgway)

LOVE Your Park Day is coming up Saturday, November 15, 9am-2pm!  If you LOVE our beautiful parks, please get this on your calendar and invite your friends.  This city-wide effort depends on neighbors like us to keep our parks dazzling.  Plus, it’s a great way to meet your neighbors and make new friends.

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A Look Back at Peace Day Philly

In honor of International Peace Day, volunteers from Peace Day Philly, Global Citizen 365, PowerCorps PHL, BuildOn, Temple University Economics Society, and the Hawthorne Empowerment Coalition worked collaboratively with members of the Hawthorne community to beautify the Hawthorne Cultural Center and Ridgway Park.

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HEC Communications Committee is Hiring!!! (volunteers)

The Communications Committee is responsible for the effective and efficient exchange of information among the members of the Hawthorne Empowerment Coalition, the residents of the Hawthorne neighborhood, surrounding neighborhoods and community groups, and the larger Philadelphia community.  The Communications Committee manages HEC’s website, social media, email, newsletter and other print material, to inform Hawthorne residents, businesses, schools, and neighbors and the public with news, events, resources, crime, zoning issues, and quality of life issues.

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In celebration of a beautiful summer and fall in the PHS Pop Up Garden, they inv...

In celebration of a beautiful summer and fall in the PHS Pop Up Garden, they invite you to the Closing Party in the urban oasis on South Street. They'll raise a glass and toast their many guests, sponsors and partners. Come out and enjoy the garden on South Street one last time!

6 days ago

Is Philadelphia prepared against an ebola outbreak?

Michael Reeves, 15th and Ellsworth streets

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22nd and McClellan streets

12th and Wolf streets

11th and Ritner streets

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Cavaliere Fund to fete Davenport

...come here. I love coming down Broad Street and seeing the Mario Lanza mural [at Broad and Reed streets]. Plus, the Italian Market is so close. It’s a great atmosphere, and I...

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...can’t wait to be among people so passionate about music,” the resident of the 2200 block of South Juniper Street said of his impending 4 p.m. appearance at Ss. Neumann-Goretti High School, 1736...

...Street said of his impending 4 p.m. appearance at Ss. Neumann-Goretti High School, 1736 S. 10th St. “I love that the day is going to have a neighborhood vibe to it, too...

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Neighborhood gatherings 10-16-2014

17th Police District, 20th and Federal streets, holds a Police Service Area 3 meeting 6 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Gospel Temple Baptist Church, 1327 S. 19th St.; and a Police Service Area 2 meeting 6:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Pratt Senior Center, 3001 Moore St. 215-686-3170. phillypolice.com/districts/17th.

...Philly Yard Tree Giveaway noon to 2 p.m. Oct. 19 at Columbus Square Park, S. 13th and Reed streets (register at treephilly.org). contact@passyunk.org. passyunksquare.org...

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1st Police District, 24th and Wolf streets, holds a Community Meeting 5:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at the District; and a Captain’s Townhall Meeting 6 p.m. Oct. 21 at the District. 215-686-3010. phillypolice.com/districts/1st.

...chairs) 6 to 9 p.m Oct. 17 at the Fleisher Art Memorial parking lot, 700 block of Catharine Street; and holds a fundraiser for the South Street Mini-Police Station 1 to 5 p...

...a fundraiser for the South Street Mini-Police Station 1 to 5 p.m. at South Seventh and Kater streets ($20 donation gets you food and drink) and then 6 to 9 p.m...

East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District, 1904 E. Passyunk Ave., hosts the Lucky 13 Block Party noon to 7 p.m. Oct. 19 at the bar, 1820 S. 13th St. 215-336-1455. renee@visiteastpassyunk.com. visiteastpassyunk.com.

East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District, 1904 E. Passyunk Ave., hosts the Lucky 13 Block Party noon to 7 p.m. Oct. 19 at the bar, 1820 S. 13th St. 215-336-1455. renee@visiteastpassyunk.com. visiteastpassyunk.com.

...Neumann-Goretti HS at 9 a.m. Oct. 18. The clean up will start at S. Seventh and Tasker streets and move South toward Snyder Ave. (e-mail beautification@epcrossing.org with questions); and...

...a free event) 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 19 at Fountain Porter, 1601 S. 10th St. contact@epcrossing.org. epcrossing.org...

Friends of Whitman Library hold a general meeting 6:15 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Library, 200 Snyder Ave.

Lower Moyamensing Civic Association recommends a Next Great City Meeting 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the PHS Town Hall Meeting Room, 100 N. 20th St. lomophilly@gmail.com. lomophilly.org.

Marconi Older Adult Center, 2433 S. 15th St., hosts Zumba Class 9:30 a.m. ($4) and Pokeno 1 p.m. ($1) Oct. 17; EnhanceFitness 9 a.m. (Free) and APPRISE: Insurance and Medicare Maze 10 a.m. (Free) Oct. 20; and Octoberfest 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. (Free) Oct. 22. 215-218-0800. caringpeoplealliance.org.

Nar-Anon Family Group meets 7:30 p.m. Thursdays. Holy Spirit Rectory Basement, 1924 Geary St. 215-334-4242.

Packer Park Civic Association hosts a Night of Dinner and Dancing 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 16 at Galdo’s, 1933 W. Moyamensing Ave. ($35 ticket, cash bar). info@ppcivic.org.

...Halloween Party 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 19 at Gold Star Park, South Seventh and Wharton streets; and a Tree Philly Yard Tree Giveaway noon to 2 p.m. Oct. 19...

Pennsport Civic Association hosts a Dickinson Square Park Farmers’ Market on Sundays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. through October at the park, S. Fourth and Tasker streets.

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

Queen Village Neighbors Association, 405 Queen St., hosts Queen Village Neighbors Association’s first ever “Third Thursday” at 7:30 p.m...

...a Meredith School 5K run/walk with the race beginning and ending at the School, 725 S. Fifth St. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. The race begins at 8:30. a.m...

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South Philly’s best bars

Topping the list is Rittenhouse’s Pub & Kitchen, but numbers two through four are Point Breeze and Pennsport staples: American Sardine Bar, 1800 Federal St.; The Industry, 1401 E. Moyamensing Ave.; and South Philadelphia Tap Room, 1509 Mifflin St., accordingly.

Passyunk Square got represented by Boot & Saddle, 1131 S. Broad St. (No. 26), Townsend, 1623 E. Passyunk Ave. (No. 32), Fountain Porter, 1601 S. 10th St...

Passyunk Square got represented by Boot & Saddle, 1131 S. Broad St. (No. 26), Townsend, 1623 E. Passyunk Ave. (No. 32), Fountain Porter, 1601 S. 10th St. (No. 34), Stateside, 1536 E. Passyunk Ave...

...1623 E. Passyunk Ave. (No. 32), Fountain Porter, 1601 S. 10th St. (No. 34), Stateside, 1536 E. Passyunk Ave. (No. 42), and Pub on Passyunk East, 1501 E. Passyunk Ave. (No. 49). South of...

...St. (No. 34), Stateside, 1536 E. Passyunk Ave. (No. 42), and Pub on Passyunk East, 1501 E. Passyunk Ave. (No. 49). South of South’s Grace Tavern, 2229 Grays Ferry Ave., (No. 24) Sidecar...

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Topping the list is Rittenhouse’s Pub & Kitchen, but numbers two through four are Point Breeze and Pennsport staples: American Sardine Bar, 1800 Federal St.; The Industry, 1401 E. Moyamensing Ave.; and South Philadelphia Tap Room, 1509 Mifflin St., accordingly.

Topping the list is Rittenhouse’s Pub & Kitchen, but numbers two through four are Point Breeze and Pennsport staples: American Sardine Bar, 1800 Federal St.; The Industry, 1401 E. Moyamensing Ave.; and South Philadelphia Tap Room, 1509 Mifflin St., accordingly.

The Good King Tavern, 614 S. Seventh St., is a newbie to Queen Village and the list, and pulled in a number nine ranking in a year’s time.

Devil’s Den, 1148 S. 11th St. (No. 15), Brauhaus Schmitz, 718 South St. (No. 16), Southwark, 701 S. Fourth St. (No. 17), Royal Tavern, 937 E. Passyunk Ave. (No. 18) and Garage, 1231-1233 E. Passyunk Ave., (No. 19) round out the top 20.

Devil’s Den, 1148 S. 11th St. (No. 15), Brauhaus Schmitz, 718 South St. (No. 16), Southwark, 701 S. Fourth St. (No. 17), Royal Tavern, 937 E. Passyunk Ave. (No. 18) and Garage, 1231-1233 E. Passyunk Ave., (No. 19) round out the top 20.

Devil’s Den, 1148 S. 11th St. (No. 15), Brauhaus Schmitz, 718 South St. (No. 16), Southwark, 701 S. Fourth St. (No. 17), Royal Tavern, 937 E. Passyunk Ave. (No. 18) and Garage, 1231-1233 E. Passyunk Ave., (No. 19) round out the top 20.

Devil’s Den, 1148 S. 11th St. (No. 15), Brauhaus Schmitz, 718 South St. (No. 16), Southwark, 701 S. Fourth St. (No. 17), Royal Tavern, 937 E. Passyunk Ave. (No. 18) and Garage, 1231-1233 E. Passyunk Ave., (No. 19) round out the top 20.

...1131 S. Broad St. (No. 26), Townsend, 1623 E. Passyunk Ave. (No. 32), Fountain Porter, 1601 S. 10th St. (No. 34), Stateside, 1536 E. Passyunk Ave. (No. 42), and Pub on Passyunk East, 1501...

...on Passyunk East, 1501 E. Passyunk Ave. (No. 49). South of South’s Grace Tavern, 2229 Grays Ferry Ave., (No. 24) Sidecar Bar & Grille, 2201 Christian St. (No. 44) and Bob & Barbara’s, 1509...

...South of South’s Grace Tavern, 2229 Grays Ferry Ave., (No. 24) Sidecar Bar & Grille, 2201 Christian St. (No. 44) and Bob & Barbara’s, 1509 South St., (No. 23) fared well, with Bella...

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Philly Students Walked and Biked to School

GW Childs School, 1599 Wharton Street

Andrew Jackson School, 1213 S 12th Street

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Bache Martin School, 2201 Brown Street

John Barry School, 5900 Race Street

William Cramp Elementary School, 3449 N Mascher Street

D. Newlin Fell School, 900 W Oregon Avenue

A. D. Harrington School, 5300 Baltimore Ave

Henry Lea Elementary School, 4700 Locust Street

William H Loesche Elementary School, 595 Tomlinson Avenue

John Marshall School, 4500 Griscom Street

Samuel Powel School, 301 N 36th Street

Spring Garden School, 1146 Melon Street

John H. Taggart School, 400 W Porter Street

Universal Creighton Charter School, 5401 Tabor Road

Francis E. Willard School, 1930 Elkhart Street

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Unity in the Community Coat and Uniform Drive 2014

Unity in the Community Coat and Uniform Drive 2014

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Join Baby Wordplay's Little Theater for fun at The Triangle this Saturday from 1...

Join Baby Wordplay's Little Theater for fun at The Triangle this Saturday from 10am til 2pm. Child-oriented products for sale, food, music, storytelling and more!

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Murder trial ordered for two men arrested for stray-bullet killing of child

Yesterday, Municipal Judge Teresa Carr Deni ordered Ruffin, 22, of Wharton Street near 24th in South Philadelphia, and his alleged accomplice, Douglas Woods, 22, of Ellsworth Street near 17th in Point Breeze, to stand trial for murder, three counts of attempted murder and related crimes.

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Yesterday, Municipal Judge Teresa Carr Deni ordered Ruffin, 22, of Wharton Street near 24th in South Philadelphia, and his alleged accomplice, Douglas Woods, 22, of Ellsworth Street near 17th in Point Breeze, to stand trial for murder, three counts of attempted murder and related crimes.

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