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House of Umoja, Inc. Launches 50th Anniversary With Salute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. During “Peace-A-Thon”

...release on Wednesday, 17 January 2018 at the University of Pennsylvania’s Rotunda Theatre at 4014 Walnut Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is part of the PEACE-A-THON program which is a component...

St. Mary’s Church at 3916 Locust Walk on the University of Pennsylvania’s campus will serve as the site of a live...

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...Luther King, Jr. Interfaith Program.  The award ceremony will be held in Houston Hall at 3417 Spruce Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Mr. John Noltner, award-winning photographer and founder of “A Peace Of...

    House of Umoja, Inc. Launches 50th Anniversary With Salute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. During "Peace-A-Thon" - AfroPhilly.com
    An internationally acclaimed organization that has a successful track record for transforming the lives of and working with youth and reducing violence, the House of Umoja, Inc.
    http://www.afrophilly.com

15 hours ago

Demolition begins at 42nd and Chestnut to make room for pre-fab apartment building

Demolition begins at 42nd and Chestnut to make room for pre-fab apartment building

Demolition of “Wash ‘n Lube” car wash has begun on the 4100 block of Chestnut Street to make room for a pre-fab 6-story 130-unit apartment building (see rendering...

...to go through zoning or community approval. Nevertheless, the plan for the proposed building at 4125 Chestnut Street was presented at September’s Spruce Hill Community Association zoning meeting as a heads up...

    Demolition begins at 42nd and Chestnut to make room for pre-fab apartment building
    Demolition of "Wash 'n Lube" car wash has begun on the 4100 block of Chestnut Street to make room for a pre-fab 6-story 130-unit apartment building (see rendering below). The new construction is "by right", which means it didn't have to go through zoning or community approval. Nevertheless, the plan
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

25 hours ago

OP-ED: If the Penn Bubble Really Exists, Then Why Is It So Cold?

I had heard Penn students talk about “The Penn Bubble,” stretching from 34th to 40th and Walnut to Spruce, time and time again. I eventually came to the conclusion that this infamous...

    OP-ED: If the Penn Bubble Really Exists, Then Why Is It So Cold?
    I'm from Los Angeles where it is always 75 degrees and sunny and we all sit around the pool with an IV full of almond milk made from wild-caught, humanely raised, free-range almonds and wait to be cryogenically preserved at age 25.
    http://www.thedp.com

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34th Street Magazine updated their cover phot...

Join us! Apply to 34th Street Magazine staff here: http://www.34st.com/article/2018/01/34th-street-magazine-spring-2018-staff-application Meet us! Attend one of the DP info sessions on Jan 16th in JMHH F85 and on the 17th in SHDH 1206 and come visit the 34th Street Office at the DP Open House at 4015 Walnut on the 18th.

    34th Street Magazine
    Join us! Apply to 34th Street Magazine staff here: http://www.34st.com/article/2018/01/34th-street-magazine-spring-2018-staff-application Meet us! Attend one of the DP info sessions on Jan 16th...
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2 days ago

  • Theft

    • Thefts

      200 Block S. 40th St. January 11, 2018 @ 1:01 p.m. Comment

3 days ago

  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    INSTALLATION OF DUCTWORK IN TENANT SPACES 3 & 4. (COMMERCIAL)

    3816-36 CHESTNUT ST Issued January 12, 2018 Comment

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SEPTA 5761 posted 18 photos to Flickr:

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  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL NEW LIGHTS AND BRANCH POWER RECEPTS FOR NEW CONNECTING ADDITION USE OF EXISTING BUILDING ELECTRICAL PANELS AND BRANCH POWER AS PER 2008 NEC (WEST DISTRICT) INSTALL FIRE ALARM DEVICES IN ADDITION, FIRE ALARM DEVICES FROM EXISTING BUILDING INFRASTRUCTURE AS PER NFPA72

    4000 LOCUST ST Issued January 11, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    MAKE SAFE PERMIT - FOR (REPAIR ROOF THAT IS DETERIATED. ADDRESS MAIN ROOF DECORATIVE FEATURE,(CORNICE THAT ARE LOOSE REMOVE LOOSE MATERIALS ON SIDE REAR, POINT RED BRICK) TO RESOLVE CASE #597453. ABUTTING SIDEWALK MUST BE CLOSED WITH FENCING A MINIMUM OF 6? IN HEIGHT. SEPARATE STREETS DEPARTMENT PERMIT REQUIRED FOR SIDEWALK CLOSURE. A SEPARATE PERMIT IS REQUIRED FOR ANY ADDITIONAL ALTERATIONS THAT ARE NOT SPECIFICALLY ADDRESSED ON CASE #597453.

    4220 CHESTNUT ST Issued January 10, 2018 Comment

4 days ago

Freebie Friday: MLK Day activities, Star Wars pet photos

PennVet is offering a free pet wellness clinic for MLK Day, including free vaccinations for dogs and cats. It's happening Monday from 9am to 1pm at Penn Vet Ryan Hospital at 3900 Spruce Street.

    Freebie Friday: MLK Day activities, Star Wars pet photos
    Here are your freebies being offered this MLK Day weekend! If you're looking for some winter fun, Dilworth Park is hosting free game nights and karaoke at City Hall, which has been transformed into a winter wonderland.For a list of times, CLICK HERE. FREE NATIONAL PARK ADMISSION In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
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4 days ago

The Engine 46 Firehouse (nominated by the Pre...

The Engine 46 Firehouse (nominated by the Preservation Alliance) has been added to the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places, along with four others at today's meeting of the Philadelphia Historical Commission. You can review the nomination here: www.phila.gov/historical/Documents/1401-S-Water-St-nomination.pdf Also added today: - Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Roman Catholic Church (3200 Belgrade St, nominated by Celeste Morello) - 2 E. Chestnut Hill Avenue (nominated by Chestnut Hill Conservancy) - 4058 Chestnut St (nominated by University City Historical Society) - Harbisons Dairies (and milk bottle!; 2041-55 Coral St, nominated by the Keeping Society of Philadelphia) Kudos to all nominators and property stewards

    Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia
    The Engine 46 Firehouse (nominated by the Preservation Alliance) has been added to the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places, along with four others at today's meeting of the Philadelphia...
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4 days ago

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Martin Luther King Jr Day Weekend, Philly Home Show, Philadelphia Eagles Playoff Game, Center City Restaurant Week and More!

Clark Park Farmers’ Market ~ January 13 ~ From 10 am to 2 pm, The Food Trust holds an outdoor market at 43rd St and Baltimore Ave. Enjoy fresh vegetables & food from favorite local farmers and producers. ~ Clark Park Farmers’ Market ~

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Philly Home Show ~ January 12 – 15 & 19 – 21 ~ Held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street. Take advantage of the hundreds of exhibitors and experts who will be on hand to help. ~ Philly Home Show ~

Liberty Lands Market ~ January 13 ~ From 9 am until 3 pm at 926 N. American St in Northern Liberties. One can find everything from fresh organic produce to hand crafted wears...

...pm in the South Street Headhouse District, Experience the creativity and energy of the fabulous Fourth Street and South Street business communities with an evening of extended hours, art, music, food and shopping along Historic...

    Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Martin Luther King Jr Day Weekend, Philly Home Show, Philadelphia Eagles Playoff Game, Center City Restaurant Week and More!
    Things to do in Philadelphia ~ January 12 - 18 ~ Visiting Philadelphia or living in/nearby Philly? We have it all for you. Anything from free events in Philadelphia, to food festivals, historical sites, museums and much more. With so many things to do in Philadelphia, you can't go wrong.
    http://www.myphillyalive.com

5 days ago

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Martin Luther King Jr Day Weekend, Philly Home Show, Philadelphia Eagles, Center City Restaurant Week and More!

Clark Park Farmers’ Market ~ January 13 ~ From 10 am to 2 pm, The Food Trust holds an outdoor market at 43rd St and Baltimore Ave. Enjoy fresh vegetables & food from favorite local farmers and producers. ~ Clark Park Farmers’ Market ~

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Philly Home Show ~ January 12 – 15 & 19 – 21 ~ Held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street. Take advantage of the hundreds of exhibitors and experts who will be on hand to help. ~ Philly Home Show ~

Liberty Lands Market ~ January 13 ~ From 9 am until 3 pm at 926 N. American St in Northern Liberties. One can find everything from fresh organic produce to hand crafted wears...

...pm in the South Street Headhouse District, Experience the creativity and energy of the fabulous Fourth Street and South Street business communities with an evening of extended hours, art, music, food and shopping along Historic...

    Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Martin Luther King Jr Day Weekend, Philly Home Show, Philadelphia Eagles, Center City Restaurant Week and More!
    Things to do in Philadelphia ~ January 12 - 18 ~ Visiting Philadelphia or living in/nearby Philly? We have it all for you. Anything from free events in Philadelphia, to food festivals, historical sites, museums and much more. With so many things to do in Philadelphia, you can't go wrong.
    http://www.myphillyalive.com

5 days ago

SEPTA's planning a $1.1 billion upgrade to Philly's trolley lines

...switched to buses in large part because of the 2½-mile, century-old tunnel from 40th Street near Baltimore Avenue to City Hall that allows trolleys to avoid Center City’s street-level congestion...

    SEPTA's billion-dollar plan for new trolleys takes a step forward
    An ambitious plan to remake Philadelphia's trolleys took a step forward thi s we ek, with a preview of how modernization will change not only how people ride, but also how they drive, bike, and park on the city's six streetcar routes.
    http://www.philly.com

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5 days ago

  • The City School reviewed by a parent

    This school should not have added PreK if they expected to hold 4 year olds to the same standards as 3rd graders. My 4 y/o son was suspended for "playing unsafely on the playground". We had to withdraw him due to the inability or willingness of his teachers follow the written agreement and to meet his needs. We strongly feel his teachers gave up on him despite his strong academic performance. Additionally, The City School did not have a school counselor available which is negligent at best.

    The City School (4115 Baltimore Ave.) Published on GreatSchools January 11, 2018 Comment

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