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“Government does not on its own change things,” the district attorney said. “Change is hard.” http://ucreview.com/da-larry-krasner-makes-first-stop-of-listening-tour-in-west-philadelphia-p7708-1.htm
“This will turn that vacant lot into the prize of the community — the centerpiece." - Gov. Tom Wolf http://ucreview.com/prize-of-the-community-new-market-west-groundbreaking-is-first-step-towa-p7696-1.htm
Alternate history, military cyborgs, inter-world portals and more: Philly Sci-Fi author Henry Lazarus offers a roundup of new sci-fi and fantasy books out this month. http://ucreview.com/science-fiction-for-february-p7685-86.htm
Jazz legend Branford Marsalis, Broadway's "Waitress the Musical," a President's Day celebration at the Museum of the American Revolution and more in this week's Notes on Music. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/notes-on-music-p7134-95.htm
University City District And Partners Receive $5 Million Grant From Lenfest Foundation To Accelerate Career Opportunities For Local Residents "University City District, the University City Science Center and Drexel University have been awarded a $5 million grant from the Lenfest Foundation. The three-year grant will support a unique partnership that leverages University City's explosive economic growth in order to train and place unemployed West Philadelphia residents in family-sustaining jobs today, while equipping the community's workforce with the skills and certifications needed to connect to the jobs of the future." http://ucreview.com/university-city-district-and-partners-receive-million-grant-from-lenfest-p7695-1.htm University City District Drexel University Children's Hospital of PhiladelphiUniversity City Science Center
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You know it’s got to be important when Penn Assistant Vice President of Community Relations, Glenn Bryan arranges a meeting with the Spruce Hill Community Association’s Zoning Committee. http://ucreview.com/penn-contingent-makes-nice-to-spruce-hill-zoning-committee-p7691-1.htm
We're halfway through #blackhistorymonth, and there's still plenty to explore in Philadelphia. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/a-quick-guide-to-black-history-month-in-philadelphia-p7138-1.htm Free Library of Philadelphia Penn Museum The African American Museum in Philadelphia
Pennsylvania consumers who feel they have been victimized by the IRS or other scams should file a complaint with the Office of Attorney General’s Bureau of Consumer Protection by calling 800-441-2555 or emailing email@example.com. http://ucreview.com/attorney-general-shapiro-warns-consumers-of-fake-irs-calls-and-tax-season-s-p7684-1.htm
Broadcasting for businesses: The Enterprise Center launches a new podcast series for entrepreneurs “We had to change our model. We had to grow as well and meet our customers where they are. They couldn’t necessarily come to our space, but with these platforms, we could go to theirs.” http://ucreview.com/broadcasting-for-businesses-the-enterprise-center-launches-a-new-podcast-s-p7683-1.htm The Enterprise Center
Today's Lunar New Year Celebration at Walnut Street West Library (Free Library of Philadelphia) has been postponed due to a power outage. The library should be up and running by 10 a.m. tomorrow.
"In my view, the narrow streets are the Philadelphia iconic urban feature. There are so many, unlike any other city. There are literally scores of them.” http://philadelphiafreepress.com/at-home-in-philadelphia-a-new-photography-book-takes-an-intimate-look-at-t-p7132-95.htm Camino Books Inc.
"It is funny and dangerous and nimble. It is absolutely about right now. I have found myself thinking a lot about the French Revolution in the past year. I am sure I am not the only one." - Director Brenna Geffers http://ucreview.com/david-adjmis-marie-antoinette-kicks-off-for-curio-theatre-p7679-86.htm Curio Theatre Company