1 hour ago

The National Constitution Center offers three...

The National Constitution Center offers three full days of events for Memorial Day Weekend. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/memorial-day-weekend-events-at-the-national-constitution-center-p7313-1.htm

    Memorial Day Weekend events at the National Constitution Center
    Events this weekend include flag ceremonies, memorials, arts and crafts and historic games.
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3 hours ago

About 50 community volunteers gathered at the...

About 50 community volunteers gathered at the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office to be sworn into their neighborhood’s Youth Aid Panel (YAP) yesterday. YAP is a Juvenile Diversion Program that gives first-time juvenile criminal offenders the option of appearing before a panel of community volunteers, rather than entering the juvenile court system. These new graduates will help juveniles complete their contractual obligations to avoid the adverse effects of a criminal record.

    University City Review
    About 50 community volunteers gathered at the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office to be sworn into their neighborhood's Youth Aid Panel (YAP) yesterday. YAP is a Juvenile Diversion Program that...
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22 hours ago

It’s the first step toward the “Innovation Ne...

It’s the first step toward the “Innovation Neighborhood” project, a long-term effort driven by a collaboration between Drexel University and Brandywine Realty Trust. The goal is to transform the area around the station into a unified, vibrant community. http://ucreview.com/amtrak-begins-search-for-th-street-station-developers-p7821-1.htm

    Amtrak begins search for 30th Street Station developers
    The development includes the new West Underground Concourse that will connect 30th Street Station to nearby train stations.
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25 hours ago

On Saturday, May 19, A hardy crew of Friends ...

On Saturday, May 19, A hardy crew of Friends of Barkan Park turned out to clear branches, shovel and sweep paths, and generally spruce up the park for the summer season.

    University City Review
    On Saturday, May 19, A hardy crew of Friends of Barkan Park turned out to clear branches, shovel and sweep paths, and generally spruce up the park for the summer season.
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28 hours ago

Featuring selections ranging from opera to Si...

Featuring selections ranging from opera to Sinatra, the concert will also honor prominent Italian-American musicians from Philadelphia. http://ucreview.com/italian-music-concert-comes-to-university-city-p7820-1.htm

    Italian music concert comes to University City
    University City, West Philadelphia, Community Newspaper
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3 days ago

Anyone interested in getting involved with cl...

Anyone interested in getting involved with cleaning and other efforts can email volunteer@friendsofclarkpark.org or visit www.friendsofclarkpark.org. http://ucreview.com/friends-of-clark-park-enhances-beautification-initiatives-p7819-1.htm Clark Park

    Friends of Clark Park enhances beautification initiatives
    Volunteers are welcome to help with clean-ups and to spruce up the park's gardens and
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6 days ago

Showcasing the largest collection of sharks o...

Showcasing the largest collection of sharks on the East Coast, Shark Awareness Weekend is included with admission and will focus on shark medical care, behaviors and the various species of sharks – all while raising money for sharks conservation and research. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/sharks-take-center-stage-at-nd-annual-shark-conservation-festival-this-mem-p7304-1.htm

    Sharks take center stage at 2nd Annual Shark Conservation Festival this Memorial Day weekend
    Everyone's favorite apex predator will be in the spotlight this Memorial holiday weekend, as Adventure Aquarium prepares to celebrate all things shark from Saturday, May 26 through Monday, May 28.
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6 days ago

The board will review the progress the Depart...

The board will review the progress the Department of Human Services has made with various reform initiatives. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/mayor-announces-new-dhs-oversight-board-p7305-1.htm

    Mayor Announces New DHS Oversight Board
    The board primarily provides oversight for the city's child welfare system.
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May 17

Mark Twain in Germantown, the Philadelphia Ch...

Mark Twain in Germantown, the Philadelphia Children's Festival, International Museum Day, feminist flamenco and more in this week's Notes on Music. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/notes-on-music-p7301-95.htm The Arden Theatre Company Annenberg Center Live The Savoy Company, Pennsylvania Ballet

    Notes on Music ♫
    A roundup of musical and cultural events in Philadelphia this week.
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May 17

It's common for people who abuse prescription...

It's common for people who abuse prescription drugs to take them from other people's medicine cabinets. A new Take Back Box gives University City residents the opportunity to properly dispose of old prescription drugs to prevent abuse. http://ucreview.com/prescription-drug-takeback-box-program-p7813-1.htm

    Prescription drug Take-Back Box program
    The University of Pennsylvania and Penn Health System are isntalling a takeback box on campus.
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May 16

The Philadelphia Independent Film Awards. fea...

The Philadelphia Independent Film Awards. features films - and stories - from all over the world. http://ucreview.com/philadelphia-independent-film-awards-celebrates-stories-from-around-the-wor-p7812-86.htm International House Philadelphia

    Philadelphia Independent Film Festival celebrates stories from around the world
    This month, the Philadelphia Independent Film Awards enters its third year with two days of screenings and awards show this week. With 116 submissions from around the globe, the feature-length movies, short films, music videos and more this year cover the kinds of topics that won't make it to the multiplex.
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May 16

Now a West Philadelphia resident, Hazim Hader...

Now a West Philadelphia resident, Hazim Haderman went from being a kid in North Philly riding his bike through Temple University's campus to that school's first Rhodes Scholar. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/taking-every-opportunity-the-story-behind-temple-universitys-first-rhodes-p7300-1.htm

    Taking every opportunity: The story behind Temple University's first Rhodes Scholar
    Hazim Hardeman is Temple University's first Rhodes Scholar. Here's how he got there.
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May 14

The free, four-mile ride circles the Philadel...

The free, four-mile ride circles the Philadelphia Art Museum and includes a picnic lunch. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/community-bike-ride-this-weekend-to-raise-awareness-of-youth-homelessness-p7299-1.htm

    Community bike ride this weekend to raise awareness of youth homelessness
    The four-mile ride around the Philadelphia Art Museum is free to join.
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May 14

"The nature of Marigold Kitchen has long been...

"The nature of Marigold Kitchen has long been to explore boundaries and push limits, and Eric is certainly one who will do just that with his rapidly rotating tasting menus and the other changes that he has in the works.” http://philadelphiafreepress.com/marigold-kitchen-welcomes-its-new-executive-chef-p7290-116.htm Marigold Kitchen

    Marigold Kitchen welcomes its new Executive Chef
    Eric Leveillee and his team will take the helm this month. Chef/owners Andrew Kochan and Tim Lanza of Marigold Kitchen (501 South 45th Street) announced that Eric Leveillee will be joining their team as executive chef. Chef Leveillee will be taking over the reins of Marigold Kitchen, as Kochan and Lanza prepare to open a new restaurant in Center City.
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