2 days ago

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2 days ago

Your Guide to Wawa Welcome America's Free Museums

525 Arch St., Philadelphia

15 S. 7th St., Philadelphia

701 Arch St., Philadelphia

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2027 Fairmount Ave., Philadelphia

116 S. 3rd St., Philadelphia

1901 Vine St., Philadelphia

2008 Delancey Pl., Philadelphia

118-128 N. Broad St., Philadelphia

1650 Market St., Philadelphia

2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy., Philadelphia

19 S. 22nd St., Philadelphia

321 Chestnut St., Philadelphia

2151 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy., Philadelphia

    Your Guide to Wawa Welcome America's Free Museums
    Although the fireworks and live performances gather the large crowds, there's another part of the Wawa Welcome America Festival that many look forward to every year: Free museums! Museums across Philadelphia provide free access on certain days of the festival -- one of the most unique aspects of the week-long Independence Day celebration.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

2 days ago

Philadelphia Juneteenth Musicfest & Parade Arrives In Center City And The Historic District, June 22-23

Parade-goers should also look out for a flyover (!) honoring veterans as the parade passes 6th and Market streets.

    Philadelphia Juneteenth Musicfest & Parade Arrives in Center City and the Historic District, June 22-23
    Tuesday, June 19 marks the 153rd anniversary of the announcement of the abolition of slavery in the U.S. and, in Philadelphia, a major two-day affair celebrates the day. The Philadelphia Juneteenth Musicfest & Parade, hosted by the Philadelphia Community of Leaders (PCOL), is now in its third year and invites everyone out to honor enslaved ancestors and celebrate African-American freedom.
    https://www.uwishunu.com

2 days ago

Here are today's cheapest rentals in Old City, Philadelphia

Then there's this space with one bedroom and one bathroom at 116 S. Seventh St., listed at $1,445/month.

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Here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom at 130 Arch St., which, at 700 square feet, is going for $1,375/month.

This one-bedroom, one-bathroom condo, situated at 38 N. Third St., is listed for $1,495/month for its 602 square feet of space.

Listed at $1,595/month, this one-bedroom, one-bathroom dwelling is located at 125 N. Fourth St.

    Here are today's cheapest rentals in Old City, Philadelphia
    Old City is a "walker's paradise," is great for biking and is a haven for transit riders, according to Walk Score's rating system. So what does the low-end rent on a rental in Old City look like these days--and what might you get for your money?
    http://6abc.com

2 days ago

Delaware Avenue could soon have a much-improved contiguous bike trail from Spring Garden to Washington Avenue

150 N. 6th Street

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“Our regular running trail is usually from Front and South [streets], exactly where they're building this trail, up to Penn Treaty Park,” said O’Neill.  “So, we're thrilled to have it, to make it more beautiful, to make it safer.”

...trail proposal, DRWC is also soliciting bids to develop a parking lot it owns on Delaware Avenue at Vine Street, across from Dave and Buster’s. The nonprofit is looking to replace the 1.6...

8/24 PIDC is offering RFQ for 4601 Market Street

    Proposed new Delaware Avenue bike trail wins some early fans
    The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation's proposal to build a new bicycle trail along Delaware Avenue from Washington Avenue to Spring Garden Street was met with general assent from the small crowd that attended a public meeting Monday night.
    http://planphilly.com

3 days ago

Old City Eats Is Back With Happy Hour Deals In Philadelphia’s Historic District All Summer Long

Where:Locations throughout Old City including Red Owl Tavern, 433 Chestnut Street

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Old City Eats officially kicks off with a neighborhood block party on Thursday, June 21, from 5 to 9 p.m. at 2nd and Market streets.

    Old City Eats Is Back With Happy Hour Deals In Philadelphia's Historic District All Summer Long
    It's an exciting time to dine out in Old City. The neighborhood best known for its unparalleled historic sites also brims with some of the most-buzzed-about new and established restaurants in town, and Old City Eats gives you a chance to sample many of them at a fraction of the usual cost.
    https://www.uwishunu.com

4 days ago

‘Collective Conscious’: The art of camaraderie

The African American Museum in Philadelphia, 701 Arch St.

    "Collective Conscious": The art of camaraderie
    "Collective Conscious: The Art of Social Change" June 2 - Aug. 26 The African American Museum in Philadelphia, 701 Arch St. $14 for adults; $10 for students, seniors, and youth aged 4-12 A well-built wooden chair sits in one of the main galleries of the African American Museum in Philadelphia's new group show, " Collective Conscious: The Art of Social Change."
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4 days ago

6 Minute Meal & Deal: Red Owl Tavern's Organic Chicken

433 Chestnut St

    6 Minute Meal & Deal: Red Owl Tavern's Organic Chicken
    In this week's 6 Minute Meal and a Deal, Alicia Vitarelli heads to the Red Owl Tavern in Center City for their Organic Chicken with Israeli Couscous and Vegetables recipe.
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5 days ago

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5 days ago

Staycation Destinations for You and Your Kids

600 Chestnut St. | 877-462-1776 | historicphiladelphia.org/once-upon-a-nation/what-to-see (Free.)

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3400 W. Girard Ave. | 215-243-1100 | philadelphiazoo.org (Members and children under 2 are free. Children ages 2 to 11 are $19.95. Adults and children ages 12 and up are $24.95.)

222 N. 20th St. | 215-448-1200 | fi.edu (Adults and children ages 12 and up are $23. Children ages 3 to 11 are $19. Children under 3 are free.)

210 N. 18th St. | 215-440-5500 | centercityphila.org/parks/sister-cities-park (Free.)

1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy. | 215-299-1000 | ansp.org (Adults and children ages 13 and up are $19.95...

    Staycation Destinations for You and Your Kids - Jewish Exponent
    For kids, summer means three months of freedom from school and homework, and three months of freedom to run around in the sun or probably just stare fixedly into the glare of their many screens. For the parents or grandparents tasked with entertaining these kids, summer might look more like the freedom to Google how ...
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6 days ago

That Fishtown hotel has taken so long to develop that the zoning variance to build it actually expired

150 N. 6th Street

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...rooftop pool, two restaurants, a banquet hall, and a jazz club to be built at 1224 Frankford Ave. and combined with an adjacent structure that would be turned into a coworking space, he...

...face greater vulnerability in economic down times. He once had a hotel project approved for 2nd and Poplar streets in Northern Liberties but never completed it, though financing wasn’t the issue. (“I...

8/24 PIDC is offering RFQ for 4601 Market Street

    Whither the proposed Fishtown hotel now that its variance has lapsed?
    In the much-discussed -- and much-derided -- Forbes article christening Fishtown the "hottest new neighborhood in America," developer Roland Kassis was a star character. The author rode with Kassis in his Range Rover, where he described how Frankford Avenue had grown over the last several years and hinted at a bigger change to come in a major hotel project he was going to finish.
    http://planphilly.com

6 days ago

Top 10 Ways To Celebrate July 4th In Philadelphia

Where:Various locations including the National Constitution Center, 525 Arch Street

Where:Starts at 5th & Chestnut streets and ends at Front and Chestnut streets

Where:Various locations including Independence Hall, 520 Chestnut Street

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Where:U.S. Army Band 'Pershing's Own' Concert & Fireworks, Great Plaza at Penn's Landing, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard; July 4th Fireworks: Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Where:Starts at 5th & Chestnut streets and ends at Front and Chestnut streets

Where:Various locations including the Warwick Rittenhouse, 220 S. 17th Street

    Top 10 Ways To Celebrate July 4th In Philadelphia
    July 4th Fireworks | Photo by M. Edlow for Visit Philadelphia Spectacular fireworks, free concerts, free museum admission and more... It wouldn't be the Fourth of July without brilliant fireworks! Philly hosts two impressively huge displays during Wawa Welcome America. The first show lights up the Delaware River waterfront following a free concert by the U.S.
    https://www.uwishunu.com

6 days ago

27 Fantastic Things To Do In Philly This Week, June 11-17

Where:Franklin Square, 200 N. 6th Street

Where:The African American Museum, 701 Arch Street

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Where:Betsy Ross House, 239 Arch Street

Where:Various locations including Booker's Restaurant & Bar, 5021 Baltimore Avenue

Where:Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Spruce Street Harbor Park, 301 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad Street

Where:Greensgrow Farms, 2501 E. Cumberland Street

Where:Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad Street

Where:The Rail Park, Broad and Noble streets to 11th and Callowhill streets

Where:The Rail Park, Broad and Noble streets to 11th and Callowhill streets

Where:Laurel Hill Cemetery, 3822 Ridge Avenue

Where:Kickoff Party: Love City Brewing, 1023 Hamilton Street; Art for the Cash Poor: 10th Street from Buttonwood Street to Hamilton Street

Where:Various locations including Lloyd Hall, 1 Boathouse Row

Where:Dilworth Park, 1 S. 15th Street

Where:Clark Park, 4300-4398 Baltimore Avenue

Where:The Rosenbach, 2008 Delancey Place

Where:Johnson House Historic Site, 6306 Germantown Avenue

Where:The Schmidt's Commons, 1001 N. 2nd Street

Where:Taller Puertorriqueno, 2600 N. 5th Street

Where:Various locations including the Museum of the American Revolution, 101 S. 3rd Street

    27 Fantastic Things To Do In Philly This Week, June 11-17
    The Rail Park | Photo courtesy The Rail Park Grand opening of the Rail Park, the Clark Park Music and Arts Festival, Juneteenth Festival in Germantown and so much more... The Besty Ross House and Historic Philadelphia, Inc. fete the American flag for a full week with Flag Fest 2018.
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Jun 11

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AEM2018 Opening Reception 2018 AIDS Education Month, June 5, 2018, © Holly E. Clark, All Right Reserved, www.hollyclarkphotography.com

    Philadelphia FIGHT
    AEM2018 Opening Reception 2018 AIDS Education Month, June 5, 2018, © Holly E. Clark, All Right Reserved, www.hollyclarkphotography.com
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Jun 07

Celebrate Pride Month by returning to its roots – June 2018

Barbara Gittings Gay/Lesbian Collection, Independence Library, 18 S. 7th St.

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Life Do Grow Farm, 2315 N. 11th St.

Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. at the Fumo Family Library, 2437 S. Broad St.; June 19 at 4 p.m at the Lillian Marrero Library, 601 W. Lehigh Ave.; June 20 at 10:30 a.m. at the Andorra Library, 705 E. Cathedral Road.

Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. at the Fumo Family Library, 2437 S. Broad St.; June 19 at 4 p.m at the Lillian Marrero Library, 601 W. Lehigh Ave.; June 20 at 10:30 a.m. at the Andorra Library, 705 E. Cathedral Road.

Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. at the Fumo Family Library, 2437 S. Broad St.; June 19 at 4 p.m at the Lillian Marrero Library, 601 W. Lehigh Ave.; June 20 at 10:30 a.m. at the Andorra Library, 705 E. Cathedral Road.

Asian Arts Initiative, 1219 Vine Street, Philadelphia

    Celebrate Pride Month by returning to its roots
    June is Pride Month, which means celebrations of the LGBTQ community all month long, including the 30th annual Philadelphia Pride Parade this weekend. Pride has become synonymous with rainbow flags, day drinking, and glitter, but it began with the riots at the Stonewall Inn in 1969 and was fueled by decades of activism - raising awareness about AIDS, agitating for equal rights and marriage equality.
    https://whyy.org

Jun 07

Mayor Kenney schedule for June 7, 2018

Where: Independence Visitor Center, 599 Market St, Philadelphia, PA.

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Where: 1901 Vine St, Parkway Central Library, Lobby, Philadelphia, PA.

Where: The Fillmore, 29 E. Allen St, Philadelphia, PA.

    Mayor Kenney's Public Schedule for Thursday
    10:00AM Mayor Kenney to Speak at Free Library Kickoff of the Summer Reading Program The Mayor will deliver remarks at the kickoff event celebrating the Summer of Wonder reading program.
    https://mailchi.mp

Jun 07

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Jun 05

Here’s How the Free Library Is Celebrating Pride Month In A Big Way

Friday, June 29 │ 1:00 p.m., Independence Library, 18 S. 7th Street

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Wednesday, June 6 │4:00 p.m., Lillian Marrero Library, 601 W. Lehigh Avenue

Wednesday, June 13 │ 6:30 p.m., Philadelphia City Institute, 1905 Locust Street

Tuesday, June 12 │ 4:30 p.m. │ Fumo Family Library, 2437 S. Broad Street

Wednesday, June 20 │10:30 a.m. │ Andorra Library, 705 E. Cathedral Road

Wednesday June 27 │ 6:00–8:00 p.m., Skyline Room, Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street

Wednesday, June 27 │ 6:30 p.m., South Philadelphia Library, 1700 S. Broad Street

    Here's How the Free Library Is Celebrating Pride Month In A Big Way
    The organization is hosting over 30 LGBTQ events across the city that you can attend all month long. In celebration of Pride month, the Free Library of Philadelphia have gone all out this June to host a wide variety of LGBTQ-themed events throughout the city.
    https://www.phillymag.com

Jun 05

Philly's LGBT history: A primer on the city's legacy of pride

...These were called “Reminder Days.” A historic marker to commemorate these pickets currently stands at 601 Chestnut St. One prominent pioneer and organizer of the “Reminder Days” was Austrian immigrant and Philly resident...

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Tavern on Camac is one of the oldest — if not the oldest — gay bars in Philadelphia. During the ’20s and ’30s, the bar at 243 S. Camac St., was a Prohibition-era speakeasy and “gentleman’s club” called Maxine’s, where local gay men, soldiers and sailors would converge.

On Apr. 25, 1965, the nation’s eyes were drawn to a sit-in staged by three protestors at Dewey’s on 219 S. 17th St., widely considered to be a predecessor that set the tone for the Stonewall uprising in Greenwich Village.

...cream vending chain, had two stores that remained on the Philly gaydar. A location on 208 S. 13th St. Dewey’s on 13th — conveniently located near Camac and Quince Streets — was a mecca for...

...resident Barbara Gittings, was posthumously honored in 2012 with an intersection bearing her name on 13th and Locust...

...strenuous battle with breast cancer in 2014 and was posthumously commemorated with a mural at 204 S. 12th St a year later...

    Philly's LGBT history: A primer on the city's legacy of pride
    More than 25,000 people will descend on the city for the annual Philadelphia Dyke March and Philly PrideDay parade, turning the weekend into the nation's largest gathering during LGBT Pride Month. The festivities are more than waving around a rainbow flag while covered in sequins, paint, glitter, or feathers.
    https://billypenn.com

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