5 hours ago

Fake Façades: “The Polyester of Brick”

1328 Walnut Street. October 27, 1949. (PhillyHistory.org)

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Undertakers, 809 South 9th Street, March 19, 1954. (PhillyHistory,org)

    Fake Façades: "The Polyester of Brick"
    "If you enjoy the finer things of life, good cheer and good times in a beautiful atmosphere-if you take pride in your home-the FormStone club room is for you," read an advertisement in December 1949. "That 'lost' space in your cellar can become the loveliest room you ever saw, with a FormStone beauty treatment.
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5 hours ago

Let's Eat: Life, Libertine and the pursuit of happiness

Jake’s Sandwich Board’s last day at 122 S. 12th St. is Wednesday, June 20 as the changeover to Hatch & Coop – a chicken-and-egg specialist – is pegged to launch Monday, June 25.

Center City has good values, too. Kanella Grill (1001 Spruce St.) consistently serves one of the best flavor-to-dollar quotients around, with Cypriot cooking that...

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133 S. 18th St., 3-6 p.m. weekdays.

...has gone the pun route to name its simple but elegant BYOB Ngon Ngon at 615 S. Third St. in Queen Village. Pun? Ngon means “tasty.” Menu hits the basics (pho, salads, vermicelli bowls...

...an “upcake.” Dixie Picnic started in Malvern (215 Lancaster) and last year branched out to 1306 Chestnut St.

Cafe at 459 W. Butler Ave. features a huge variety of egg rolls, starting at breakfast, plus espresso.

Underground pub at 727 Walnut St. is closed, pending a rebranding as a restaurant called Sedition.

...s John’s Roast Pork, 14 E. Snyder Ave.), hoagies (Pastificio Deli is my pick, 1528 Packer Ave.), and classic Italian red gravy cuisine...

Try Mr. Joe’s Café (1514 S. Eighth St.) for that throwback Italian luncheonette feeling, with the sweet bonus of a cannoli from Termini’s Bakery across the street.

...while there are lots of upscale restaurants there, the fantastic British meat pies at Stargazy (1838 E. Passyunk Ave.) are one of the city’s best values. I also love the authentic Malaysian flavors...

...love the authentic Malaysian flavors of skewered meats grilled over coconut charcoal at Saté Kampar (1837 E. Passyunk Ave.) Bop across to the west side of Broad Street for another taste of Southeast Asian...

...side of Broad Street for another taste of Southeast Asian flavors at Indonesian standby Hardena (1754 S. Hicks St....

...you’ll also want to know. The Fishtown branch of Asian fusion-minded Cheu Noodles (1416 Frankford Ave.) is one of the most creative quality meals you can get for $15 or less...

Just up the street, check out beautiful Suraya (1528 Frankford Ave.), the Lebanese café and restaurant I’m reviewing this weekend. The lunch menu, in particular...

Dizengoff (1625 Sansom St.) will open your world to the possibility that hummus can be an exciting meal for $11 or less. As the sibling of Zahav, it’s also an affordable way to taste one of our top chefs in Michael Solomonov.

...of getting to know Philly, though, my pick from her list is the Oyster House (1516 Sansom St.), where the buck-a-shuck oyster happy hours will introduce you to the last of...

    Let's Eat: Life, Libertine and the pursuit of happiness
    The chef who helped create the Manayunk dining scene a quarter-century ago is back in business, and he's moved to Center City. Also this week: word of tasty Vietnamese cooking in Queen Village, a solid Mexican cantina in Montco, and an easy-on-the-wallet lunch spot with locations in Center City and Malvern.
    http://www.philly.com

10 hours ago

Explosives Incident 700 E Thayer St DC 18 25 046995

Theft 345 S 12th St DC 18 06 024491 - Duration: 1:06. PhiladelphiaPolice 230 views

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Explosives Incident 700 E Thayer St DC 18 25 046995

Aggravated Assault 600 Lindley Ave DC 18 35 049971 - Duration: 1:30. PhiladelphiaPolice 331 views

Commercial Robbery 300 N 63rd St DC 18 19 040146 - Duration: 2:51. PhiladelphiaPolice 130 views

Theft Arson Pattern 47XX Osage Ave 4101 Sansom St DC 18 18 023412 DC 18 18 026818 - Duration: 1:56. 1,381 views

Robbery 211 S Broad St DC 18 06 021970 - Duration: 1:32. PhiladelphiaPolice 69 views

Theft 720 Sansom St DC 18 06 025575 - Duration: 2:02. 947 views

Commerical Robbery 2211 Stenton Ave DC 18 14 0047590 - Duration: 2:38. 419 views

Aggravated Assault Stabbing 201 S Broad St DC 18 06 024622 - Duration: 1:10. PhiladelphiaPolice 1,735 views

Robbery 7600 Roosevelt Blvd DC 18 02 027664 - Duration: 0:50. 163 views

Indecent Exposure 5680 Rising Sun Ave DC 18 02 029181 - Duration: 1:09. PhiladelphiaPolice 269 views

    Explosives Incident 700 E Thayer St DC 18 25 046995
    The City Wide Arson Task Force is investigating an incident that occurred inside 7XX East Thayer Street on June 17, 2018, at approximately 11:10 PM. An unknown individual threw a M-type explosive into that location causing significant damage. The Task Force is seeking the public's assistance in identifying two 2 individuals depicted in the surveillance video.
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    INSTALL 400AMP 480V SERVICE FROM EXISTING SPARE FUSED DISCONNECT IN BUILDING SWITCHGEAR AND TRANSFORMER 225KVA FOR FUTURE TENANT (MIXED USE)

    105 S 12TH ST Issued June 15, 2018 Comment
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    ALTERATIONS: INTERIOR PLUMBING; FIRST FLOOR COMMERCIAL;INCREASE NUMBER OF DWELLING UNITS FROM ONE TO THREE ON THE SECOND THROUGH FOURTH FLOORS; 7 WATER CLOSETS, 8 LAVY SINKS, 5 TUB/SHOWERS, 3 KITCHEN SINK, 1 WASHER - THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADEPHIA PLUBMING CODE 2004

    136 S 11TH ST Issued June 15, 2018 Comment
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    FOR THE ERECTION OF ONE(1) FLATWALL AWNING SIGN ACCESSORY TO EXISTING PERSONAL SERVICE AT FIRST FLOOR IN THE SAME BUILDING WITH EXISTING APARTMENTS ABOVE.SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN THE APPLICATION.

    260 S 10TH ST Issued June 15, 2018 Comment
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    EZ PERMIT SPRINKLER RELOCATION (NFPA 13)- FOR THE RELOCATION OF SPRINKLER HEADS AS PER ATTACHED STANDARDS. DEVIATIONS FROM THESE STANDARDS REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION AND SITE PLANS. RELOCATE SEVENTY SEVEN (77) SPRINKLER HEADS

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    LEVEL I REPAIRS (NO CHANGE OF OCCUPANCY) FOR THE REMOVAL AND REPLACEMENT OF REAR PORTION OF SIDE EXTERIOR WALL OF AN EXISTING MULTI-FAMILY DWELLING AS PER APPROVED PLANS AND ATTACHED ENGINEER'S REPORT.

    914 PINE ST Issued June 15, 2018 Comment

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2 days ago

3 diverse cultural events in Philly this week

Where: Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1300 Locust St.

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Where: Doubletree Hotel, Mezzanine Level, 237 S. Broad St.

Where: The Trinity Center for Urban Life, 2212 Spruce St.

    3 diverse cultural events in Philly this week
    Looking to get out into the community this week? From hearing personal experiences of building congregations within the local Muslim community to commemorating the end of slavery in 1865, there's plenty to do when it comes to community and cultural events in Philadelphia this week. Read on for a rundown.
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2 days ago

Free and Exciting Things To Do In Philly This Week, June 18 – 24

...Pop Philly ~ June 18 – July 8 ~ 3 pm to 11 pm at the Philadelphia Building, 1315 Walnut Street. Enjoy an interactive pop-up exhibit that showcases the creative work of local artists! The...

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...Aladdin At The Academy Of Music ~ June 18 – July 1 ~ Held at Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad Street. From the producers of The Lion King comes the timeless story of Aladdin, a thrilling...

Spruce Street Harbor Park & UNIVESTival ~ June 18 – September 3 ~ Held at Spruce Street Harbor Park, 301 S. Columbus Boulevard. Enjoy the beer garden and the relaxing waterfront hangout. There will be a weekend-long...

Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest ~ June 18 – September 3 ~ Held at the Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard. Enjoy the roller rink, mini-golf course, The Midway (with the giant Ferris wheel!) and...

...Cinema ~ June 18 – September 3 ~  FREE on every 1st Sunday. Held at the Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The exhibit explores the relationship between impressionist master Pierre-Auguste Renoir and master filmmaker Jean...

PHS Pop-Up Garden ~ June 18 – until fall ~ Relax while enjoying food & beer at two different locations! South Street, 1438 South Street and University City Square, 36th & Filbert streets. ~ PHS Pop-Up Garden ~

PHS Pop-Up Garden ~ June 18 – until fall ~ Relax while enjoying food & beer at two different locations! South Street, 1438 South Street and University City Square, 36th & Filbert streets. ~ PHS Pop-Up Garden ~

...visitors to enjoy seating, public art, greenery and elevated city views! The area stretches from Broad and Noble streets, jumps up to the Reading Viaduct overhead and ends above the 1100 block of...

...Broad and Noble streets, jumps up to the Reading Viaduct overhead and ends above the 1100 block of Callowhill Street. ~ The Rail Park Opening...

All American BBQ at Dilworth Park ~ June 21 – 24 ~ Pay-As-You-Go at Dilworth Park at 1 S. 15th Street. The 4-day event features many varieties of barbecue eats, local DJs and live music, outdoor games and activities, a beer garden and more. ~ All American BBQ at Dilworth Park ~

...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...

...Center ~ June 23 ~ FREE – From 11 am to 5 pm at the Kimmel Center at 300 S. Broad Street. Audiences of all ages are invited to explore “Fred,” the largest mechanical pipe organ in...

40th Street Summer Series ~ June 23 ~ FREE - Starts at 6 pm at 40th and Walnut streets. Enjoy the West Philadelphia Orchestra and Dan Blacksberg’s Hot Klezmers. Guests can enjoy...

...Ale Festival ~ June 23 ~ From 7 pm to 10 pm at the Philadelphia Zoo at 3400 W. Girard Avenue. Enjoy craft beers from the Philly area and beyond, while enjoying live music, food truck...

    Free and Exciting Things To Do In Philly This Week, June 18 - 24
    It's going to be a fun packed week of things to do in Philadelphia from June 18 - 24, 2018.
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2 days ago

Jun. 21

State Senate candidate Linda Fields is hosted Fundraiser at Dist. 1199C, 1319 Locust St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Hosts: “Philly Legislators for Linda.” Sponsors $1,000, Hosts...

    Jun. 21
    State Senate candidate Linda Fields is hosted Fundraiser at Dist. 1199C, 1319 Locust St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Hosts: "Philly Legislators for Linda." Sponsors $1,000, Hosts $500, Friends $250. Payable to "Friends of Linda Fields," %JTGoldstein, LLC, 8 Penn Ctr., 1628 JFK Blvd., Su. 1702, Phila., PA 19103. RSVP: Dom Linda@LindaAFields.com.
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3 days ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE KITCHEN SINK, BATHROOM WASTE LINES, AND TOILET, VANITY AND SHOWER

    1026 PINE ST Issued June 14, 2018 Comment

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