1 hour ago

Hi neighbors! It’s been awhile. Thought this ...

Hi neighbors! It’s been awhile. Thought this was a good one.

    Point Breeze Dog Park
    Hi neighbors! It's been awhile. Thought this was a good one.
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1 hour ago

Calling all future Tree Tenders: MAY 9 is t...

Calling all future Tree Tenders: MAY 9 is the start of the next Tree Tenders class. In just three Wednesday evenings, you'll become a certified Tree Tender and learn the basics of street tree planting and care. It's very cool and actually super important. $40. The details are here: https://phsonline.org/events/tree-tenders-spring-basic-training-1/

    Tree Tenders Spring Basic Training | Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
    Help plant and care for trees in your region, your community, or your yard. Become a PHS Tree Tender! The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region. The training covers tree biology, identification, planting, proper care, and working within your community.
    https://phsonline.org

1 hour ago

A Corner Store Museum in Philadelphia? Why Not!

3.) Northwest Corner, 17th Street and Washington Avenue, February 7, 1917

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7.) Kimball Street and Grays Ferry Avenue, July 30, 1924

8.) 47th Street and Woodland Avenue, Luncheonette, March 28, 1951

    A Corner Store Museum in Philadelphia? Why Not!
    The corner store. Ahem. Let me start again. The amazing, agile, ubiquitous corner store! We're been thinking about them for a couple of posts now: It's 1901: Time to go Grocery Shopping in North Philadelphia and Grocery Chains and the Origins of Philadelphia's Food Deserts.
    https://www.phillyhistory.org

2 hours ago

This is the last week to get early bird ticke...

This is the last week to get early bird tickets for A NICE Night at On Point Bistro. Prices will go up to $65 after April 30th, so don't wait!

    Neighbors Investing in Childs Elementary
    Neighbors Investing in Childs Elementary, Philadelphia, PA. 560 likes · 4 talking about this. NICE, Neighbors Investing in Childs Elementary, helps support excellent education for all children in the...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 hours ago

Today is the start of severe weather awarenes...

Today is the start of severe weather awareness week. We are starting off with the topic of tornadoes. For more information on this and other topics for severe weather awareness week, visit https://www.weather.gov/ctp/SevereWeatherAwarenessWeek

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    Today is the start of severe weather awareness week. We are starting off with the topic of tornadoes. For more information on this and other topics for severe weather awareness week, visit...
    https://www.facebook.com

9 hours ago

19 hours ago

Penn Med professor Carl June named one of Time Magazine's 100 most influential people

This year’s Time list of 100 most influential figures also included 1968 Wharton graduate and President Donald Trump and 1997 Wharton and College graduate Elon Musk. The list...

...of 100 most influential figures also included 1968 Wharton graduate and President Donald Trump and 1997 Wharton and College graduate Elon Musk. The list also featured other notable figures, such as talk...

    Penn Med professor Carl June named one of Time Magazine's 100 most influential people
    Penn Medicine Professor Carl June was recently named one of Time Magazine's 100 most influential people of 2018. June, who specializes in treating cancer and HIV, was recognized for his achievements in developing CAR T-cell therapy, which is an experimental therapy that reprograms a patients' T-cells-which are immune system cells-with synthetic receptors in an effort to kill cancer cells.
    http://www.thedp.com

24 hours ago

Demolition has begun on the old Frankford Chocolate Factory in South Philly, despite preservationist concerns

L&I spokeswoman Karen Guss says the demolition permit, when he seeks it, will exempt the smokestack and its adjoining building at the corner of 22nd Street and Washington Avenue.

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Frankford Chocolate Factory at 2101 Washington Ave. ((OCF Realty)

150 N 6th Street

    Neighbors bid a reluctant goodbye to South Philly chocolate factory, welcome new homes and shops
    The Frankford Chocolate Factory looms over Washington Avenue in South Philadelphia, covering an entire city block, anchoring the roadway in the industrial uses that dominated it for the past century or more. In 2006, the red-brick factory that could once claim to be the nation's largest manufacturer of chocolate Easter bunnies closed down.
    https://whyy.org

24 hours ago

Happy Sunday morning! We are in store for ano...

Happy Sunday morning! We are in store for another quiet weather day with pleasant afternoon highs in the mid 60s for most locations and near 60 for higher elevations in the Poconos. We are looking at similar temperatures the rest of this week, with slightly cooler highs Tuesday.

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    Happy Sunday morning! We are in store for another quiet weather day with pleasant afternoon highs in the mid 60s for most locations and near 60 for higher elevations in the Poconos. We are looking at...
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32 hours ago

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