4 hours ago

Plays and Playwrights

Theatre Collection, Free Library of Philadelphia, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia.

This article has 2 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

New Freedom Theatre (former home of Edwin Forrest), 1346 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia.

Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut Street, Philadelphia.

    Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia
    Upon first glance, it may seem odd that in Philadelphia, the intellectual heartland of the American Enlightenment, the first drama did not play until April 1754, over seventy years after the city's founding. That play, The Fair Penitent by Nicholas Rowe (1674-1718), was licensed for twenty-four performances, with the warning that the license would be revoked if anything in the production was deemed indecent or immoral.
    http://philadelphiaencyclopedia.org

7 hours ago

Parkway Central Children's Department, Free L...

Check out this great interview with author/illustrator Don Tate:

    Blog: Q&A with Children's Author and Illustrator Don Tate
    Author, illustrator, and Ezra Jack Keats Award winner Don Tate recently visited the Children's Literature Research Collection to research an upcoming title. During his visit, Don sat down with us to answer a few questions about his career and his writing process.
    https://libwww.freelibrary.org

31 hours ago

KYW Newsradio Couples Winter Escape On Air Rules

...of the Promotion Dates to “KYW Newsradio Winter Escape – Official Rules,” Attn: Promotions, KYW Newsradio, 1555 Hamilton Street, Philadelphia, PA 19130. For the names of the prize winner(s) send a self-addressed...

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...one (1) night stay for two (2) people at the Kimpton Hotel Monaco (located at 433 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA). (Blackout dates may apply, expires December 5, 2018, includes room and tax.) The...

...two (2) tickets to the New Year’s Eve SugarHouse Casino House Party (located at [1001 N. Delaware Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19125) (must be 21 years of age or older to attend, only valid...

...shuttle will drop off and pick up at SugarHouse Casino to the parade location at 15th Street and Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA) every hour between 8:00am ET and 6:00pm ET); (iii) two (2...

...and 6:00pm ET); (iii) two (2) tickets to the Liberty Observation Deck (located at 1650 Market Street #5700, Philadelphia, PA 19103) (valid for two visits per ticket, within 48 hours, expires February...

    KYW Newsradio Couples Winter Escape On Air Rules
    The following promotion is intended for participants in the United States only, and will be governed by United States laws. Do not proceed in this promotion if you are not eligible or not currently located in the United States. Further eligibility restrictions are contained in the official rules below.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

41 hours ago

2 days ago

Philly We Rise added 7 new photos — at School...

Philadelphia Student Union is holding a press conference right now to demand justice for Isaac Gardner Jr., a 9-year-old who was forcibly removed from his classroom at Solis Cohen Elementary School and harassed by a School Police Officer in a nearby adult bathroom #justiceforisaac #phled

    Philly We Rise
    Philly We Rise. 8,652 likes · 507 talking about this. Philly! Find out how your neighbors are coming together to make 2017 a year of resistance.
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2 days ago

Another new 20th & Vine backstage video! Tina...

Another new 20th & Vine backstage video! Tina Brown talks about pay transparency, income equality and knowing your worth. Click for the full event with Marty Moss-Coane: podcast http://bit.ly/2AcYu4x video http://bit.ly/2Av03ip

    Free Library Author Events
    Another new 20th & Vine backstage video! Tina Brown talks about pay transparency, income equality and knowing your worth. Click for the full event with Marty Moss-Coane: podcast http://bit.ly/2AcYu4x...
    http://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

New video shows Rail Park’s finish line is in sight

When the Rail Park does open in spring 2018, it will stretch for a quarter mile from Callowhill to North Broad at Noble Street.

    New video shows that the Rail Park's finish line is in sight
    The trees have been planted and the benches and oversized swings have been installed. As the year comes to a close, the first phase of the Rail Park is close to the finish line, still eyeing a spring 2018 opening. That's the latest update from Center City District (CCD), which just released a new drone video of the elevated park.
    https://philly.curbed.com

2 days ago

New 20th & Vine backstage video! Lawrence O'D...

New 20th & Vine backstage video! Lawrence O'Donnell talks about the relief of spending time in the past during the writing of Playing with Fire. Full event podcast: http://bit.ly/2AvQDmH & video: http://bit.ly/2jSJouW

    Free Library Author Events
    New 20th & Vine backstage video! Lawrence O'Donnell talks about the relief of spending time in the past during the writing of Playing with Fire. Full event podcast: http://bit.ly/2AvQDmH & video:...
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3 days ago

Annual Holiday Gift Guide Special

2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA 19130

This article has 3 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

1 South 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

1625 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

222 N 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

    WATCH: FYI Philly's Annual Holiday Gift Guide Special
    This weekend on FYI Philly, it's our annual holiday gift guide episode. We head to outdoor markets in the city and the suburbs to find some locally made products. Then take a tour of two distilleries using historic buildings for their craft spirits.
    http://6abc.com

3 days ago

25+ Amazing Things To Do In Philly This Week, December 11-17

Where:Four points along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway including outside the Rodin Museum, 2151 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Where:Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

This article has 15 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Where:Dilworth Park, 1 S. 15th Street

Where:Franklin Square, 200 N. 6th Street

Where:Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Various locations including Macy's, 1300 Market Street

Where:Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad Street

Where:Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad Street

Where:Ritz at the Bourse, 400 Ranstead Street

Where:The Forrest Theatre, 1114 Walnut Street

Where:Theatre of Living Arts, 334 South Street

Where:FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse, 2578 Frankford Avenue

Where:8700 to 8300 Germantown Avenue

Where:Greensgrow Farms, 2501 E. Cumberland Street

Where:Mt. Airy Art Garage, 6622 Germantown Avenue

Where:Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad Street

    25+ Amazing Things To Do In Philly This Week
    Photo by J. Fusco for Visit Philadelphia Dilworth Park Wintergarden, Christmas Village at LOVE Park, Hanukkah In Philadelphia and more... The area surrounding City Hall has transformed into a winter wonderland this holiday season thanks to the 50-foot-tall Philly Holiday Tree, the Craft Hall Pop-Up Restaurant, the all-local Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market and a carousel.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

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3 days ago

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4 days ago

Don't think too hard!! #ASAPScrabble Scholast...

Don't think too hard!! #ASAPScrabble Scholastic League matches will be on 12/12 at 2PM! Meet #phillyASAP at School District of Philadelphia atrium (440 N. Broad St.)! Contact jchien@phillyasap.org if you have any questions! . #phillyASAP #ASAPScrabble #afterschool #afterschoolworks #readby4th Read by 4th

    ASAP/After School Activities Partnerships
    Don't think too hard!! #ASAPScrabble Scholastic League matches will be on 12/12 at 2PM! Meet #phillyASAP at School District of Philadelphia atrium (440 N. Broad St.)! Contact jchien@phillyasap.org if...
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4 days ago

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They're on so darn many best-of-the-year list...

They're on so darn many best-of-the-year lists (not to mention that we're just plain fans) so we thought we'd close out the week with links to this fall's Jennifer Egan and Carmen Maria Machado event. First up they join us for our backstage 20th & Vine series (http://bit.ly/2BYx6bU) and then the main course, their talk on our stage (http://bit.ly/2jbAagb). Happy Friday!

    Free Library Author Events
    They're on so darn many best-of-the-year lists (not to mention that we're just plain fans) so we thought we'd close out the week with links to this fall's Jennifer Egan and Carmen Maria Machado...
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6 days ago

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    INTERIOR ALTERATIONS TO INCLUDE DEMO AND FRAMING OF NON-LOAD BEARING PARTITIONS,INSTALLATION OF 1/2 GYPSUM,REPLACE DOORS & WINDOWS IN EXISTING OPENINGS. APPLICANT AGREES TO LIMIT THE CONSTRUCTION TO COMPLY WITH EZ PERMIT STANDARD FOR INTERIOR ALTERATIONS, DATED JANUARY 2011. DEVIATION FROM THE STANDARD WILL RESULT IN REVOCATION OF THIS PERMIT AND IMPOSITION OF FURTHER PENALTIES. (SFD)

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6 days ago

Dec 07

Parkway Central Children's Department, Free L...

Samba to Salsa celebrates the traditions of Latin and Brazilian percussiontaking you on a journey through the origins, history and classic rhythms of samba, salsa, and more. This series is made possible by funding from the Philadelphia City Institute Board of Managers. Montgomery Auditorium Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine Street All programs begin at 2:00 p.m. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Admission is Free! Seating is on a first-come, first-seated basis. Late seating is at the discretion of the library. Children, families, and adults are welcome.

    Samba to Salsa's A Journey Through Latin Percussion
    Samba to Salsa celebrates the traditions of Latin and Brazilian percussiontaking you on a journey through the origins, history and classic rhythms of...
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Dec 07

Annual Holiday Gift Guide Special

2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA 19130

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1 South 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

1625 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

222 N 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

    FYI Philly: Annual Holiday Gift Guide Special
    This weekend on FYI Philly, it's our annual holiday gift guide episode. We head to outdoor markets in the city and the suburbs to find some locally made products. Then take a tour of two distilleries using historic buildings for their craft spirits.
    http://6abc.com

Dec 07

Parkway Central Children's Department, Free L...

The Free Library Staff Association is hosting a Winter Bazaar on Sunday, December 17th from 1-5 pm!

    Parkway Central Children's Department, Free Library of Philadelphia
    The Free Library Staff Association is hosting a Winter Bazaar on Sunday, December 17th from 1-5 pm!
    https://www.facebook.com

Dec 07

Dec 07

George Kurzik posted 1 photo to Flickr:

Dec 06

10+ Can’t-Miss Art Exhibitions & Events In Philadelphia This December

Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Four points along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, including the Rodin Museum, 2151 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

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Da Vinci Art Alliance, 704 Catharine Street

Institute of Contemporary Art, 118 S. 36th Street

Muse Gallery, 52 N. 2nd Street

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 118-128 N. Broad Street

The Franklin Institute, 222 N. 20th Street

Penn Museum, 3260 South Street

    10+ Can't-Miss Art Exhibitions & Events In Philadelphia This December
    Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts | Photo by B. Krist for Visit Philadelphia Stunning light installations, painting masterworks, experimental art and more... At PechaKucha, presenters show 20 slides for 20 seconds each on a chosen topic, with one evening covering a whole range of interesting themes.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

Dec 05

63 Units Planned at 19th & Callowhill and We Are Confused

63 Units Planned at 19th & Callowhill and We Are Confused

    63 Units Planned at 19th & Callowhill and We Are Confused - OCF Realty
    A couple years back, Pearl Properties built the Granary Apartments on the northwest corner of 19th & Callowhill, adding over 200 units and a collection of new retailers to the area. That building sold a couple years ago for a hundred twenty million bucks. Nice project, if we do say so.
    http://www.ocfrealty.com

Dec 05

Attention #PHLed Seniors: Tomorrow at School...

Attention #PHLed Seniors: Tomorrow at School District of Philadelphia headquarters, you can meet with representatives from all 14 Pennsylvania State universities! Wednesday, December 6, 2017 Location: 440 N Broad Street Time: 3:30pm to 7:00pm

    PHL Council
    Attention #PHLed Seniors: Tomorrow at School District of Philadelphia headquarters, you can meet with representatives from all 14 Pennsylvania State universities! Wednesday, December 6, 2017...
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Dec 05

Dec 04

25+ Amazing Things To Do In Philly This Week, December 4-10

Where:Four points along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway including outside the Rodin Museum, 2151 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

This article has 23 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Where:Dilworth Park, 1 S. 15th Street

Where:Franklin Square, 200 N. 6th Street

Where:Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Ritz At The Bourse, 400 Ranstead Street

Where:Perelman Building, 2525 Pennsylvania Avenue

Where:Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad Street

Where:The Shops at Liberty Place, 1625 Chestnut Street

Where:Various locations including Gravers Lane Gallery, 8405 Germantown Avenue

Where:Taller Puertorriqueno, 2600 N. 5th Street

Where:The Liacouras Center, 1776 N. Broad Street

Where:The Wilma Theater, 265 S. Broad Street

Where:Eastern State Penitentiary, 2027 Fairmount Avenue

Where:Bourbon Blue, 2 Rector Street

Where:Tour departs from the Betsy Ross House, 239 Arch Street

Where:Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad Street

Where:National Liberty Museum, 321 Chestnut Street

Where:Electric Factory, 421 N. 7th Street

Where:Various locations including Brooks Brothers, 1513 Walnut Street, Philadelphia

Where:Franny Lou's Porch, 2400 Coral Street

Where:Friendship Field, 203 Fillmore Street, Phoenixville

Where:Locations along the Delaware River including the Independence Seaport Museum, 211 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Various locations including Drexel D&M Shop, Drexel University, 3141 Chestnut Street

Where:Gershman Y, 401 S. Broad Street

    The 25+ Top Things To Do In Philly This Week
    Photo by J. Fusco for Visit Philadelphia Excellent holiday happenings (including the opening of The Nutcracker!), the Army-Navy game, free museum admission and more... December is upon us, and with it, plenty of opportunities to eat, drink and be merry in Philadelphia. Can't get enough of the holidays?
    http://www.uwishunu.com

Dec 03

Dec 03

  • USE PERMIT

    FOR A FOOD, BEVERAGES AND GROCERIES AT FIRST FLOOR IN THE SAME BUILDING WITH TWO(2)FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING ABOVE. NO SIGN ON THIS APPLICATION.

    1800 CALLOWHILL ST Issued December 1, 2017 Comment

Dec 02

Philadelphia Center for the Book is attending...

10th Annual Book Paper Scissors is underway. We are here until 4!

    Philadelphia Center for the Book
    10th Annual Book Paper Scissors is underway. We are here until 4!
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Dec 02

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Dec 01

New Alexander Calder book puts Philly-linked sculptor among the 20th-century greats

Perl will appear 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Free Library of Philadelphia, Central Parkway Branch, 1901 Vine Street.

    New Alexander Calder book puts Philly-linked sculptor among the 20th-century greats
    Jed Perl's new book "Calder: The Conquest of Time" rates the Philly-linked sculptor of mobiles and more among the top artists of the 20th century. Perl speaks at the Free Library on Tuesday. - John Timpane, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

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