1 hour ago

Amy Pleasant, Painting MFA '99, wins Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship

2001 North 13th Street

    Amy Pleasant, Painting MFA '99, wins Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship
    Tyler congratulates Amy Pleasant, Painting and Drawing MFA '99, for her 2018 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, awarded for exceptional creative ability in the arts. Plesant ha
    https://tyler.temple.edu

7 hours ago

River Wards: 5 Bars to Dive Into After a Long Day

1301 Frankford Avenue

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2331 E Cumberland Street

3467 Richmond Street

3589 Richmond Street

2601 E Westmoreland Street

    River Wards: 5 Bars to Dive Into After a Long Day
    Fishtown and Port Richmond are scattered with notable, big name bars that command the lions share of the area's nightlife. However, if you don't feel like waiting in the inevitable lines and paying for brand name, consider trying one of these dive bars for a fresh weekend experience.
    https://philadelphianeighborhoods.com

7 hours ago

Strawberry Mansion: Five Murals That Tell the Community’s Story

This mural was dedicated because of the rich tradition of horse riding in Fairmount Park. The design is used to pay homage to the old west. It was completed on May 1, 2005 and is located at 3222 W. Montgomery Avenue.

This mural located on 3015 Ridge Avenue, was inspired by Catherine Ryan Hyde’s “Pay it Forward.” This mural uses prominent African-American role models such as Martin Luther King Jr. who have “paid it forward.”

This mural is overlooking the playground behind the Gideon Edward School. This is one of many schools in the neighborhood. The Gideon Edward School is located at 2817 W. Glenwood Avenue.

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Father Paul Washington was a priest at the Church of the Advocates, located near Temple University. He was a social activist and religious leader. This mural overlooks a playground at Ridge Avenue and Cumberland Drive.

    Strawberry Mansion: Five Murals That Tell the Community's Story
    While in Strawberry Mansion one can see history everywhere. The Historic Strawberry Mansion is in Fairmount Park. An inexpensive and easy way to see the history of this community is to walk around and take in the breathtaking murals.
    https://philadelphianeighborhoods.com

9 hours ago

In Center City, police stops are down, but blacks are still targeted more, especially indoors

Muhammad noted that police were called within a couple of minutes of Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson entering the Starbucks store at 18th and Spruce. He said the incident highlights the larger problem of racial profiling.

    Analysis: Blacks stopped at much higher rate indoors in Center City - Philly
    The controversial arrest of two black men at a Center City Starbucks last weekend has reignited the debate about racial profiling by police and businesses in Philadelphia and around the country. An Inquirer and Daily News analysis of police data in the districts that cover Center City show that, while police stops have fallen sharply since 2014, blacks are still significantly more likely to be stopped than whites.
    http://www.philly.com

13 hours ago

1 dead, 2 injured after shots fired into party crowd in North Philadelphia

The Action Cam was on the scene on the 1800 block of Diamond Street in North Philadelphia.

    1 dead, 2 injured after shots fired into party crowd in North Philadelphia
    Live Broadcast WATCH NOW WATCH LIVE Philadelphia police are searching for the person who fired shots into a party crowd. One person was killed, and two others were injured by the gunfire. The Action Cam was on the scene on the 1800 block of Diamond Street in North Philadelphia.
    http://6abc.com

17 hours ago

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