29 hours ago

Small businesses are not only important to th...

Small businesses are not only important to the economy, but also to developing innovative technologies and being the fabric of a community. This is why it's important to stay open after an emergency. Mueller's Chocolate shares their story on how they plan...to stay open #READYBusiness

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30 hours ago

Today, our partners from @PhillyFireDept laun...

Today, our partners from @PhillyFireDept launch Act Now , an effort to teach students life saving medical emergency skills, like hands-only CPR. Learn more about the importance of being trained in CPR from @MobileCPR in our video/blog https://beta.phila.gov/2018-03-27-part-of-the-plan-cpr-and-home-emergency-preparedness/

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    Part of the Planis the Office of Emergency Management's monthly video series where we open our public safety plans and partnerships. Something we value at OEM is informing and including the public as to your roles in our plans. As we say: You are the Public in Public Safety.
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33 hours ago

Just posted: Job opportunites with OEM. Regio...

Just posted: Job opportunites with OEM. Regional Integration Center (RIC) Coordinator and Health/Medical Planning Coordinator. Learn more or apply ➡️https://bit.ly/2gvCdK5 #PHLCityJobs #EmergencyManagement

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    Just posted: Job opportunites with OEM. Regional Integration Center (RIC) Coordinator and Health/Medical Planning Coordinator. Learn more or apply ➡️https://bit.ly/2gvCdK5 #PHLCityJobs...
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35 hours ago

Throughout Memorial Day weekend, thinking of ...

Throughout Memorial Day weekend, thinking of the service men and women who sacrificed their lives for our country and their families who keep their memory.

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47 hours ago

Today, @NOAA forecasters predicted a near or ...

Today, @NOAA forecasters predicted a near or above normal 2018 Atlantic hurricane season. The season begins next week, June 1st. See the history of severe storms in Philadelphia & steps you can take to be prepared (video/blog) ⬇️ #HurricaneOutlook https://beta.phila.gov/posts/oem/2017-08-18-part-of-the-plan-hurricanes/

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    August 19th, 2017 Part of the Plan is the Office of Emergency Management's monthly video series where we open our public safety plans and partnerships. Something we value at OEM is informing and including the public as to your roles in our plans. As we say: You are the Public in Public Safety.
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2 days ago

Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management u...

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2 days ago

Tacos in Philly: The Ultimate Guide

Our 2017 Best of Philly winner is the only spot in the city serving up tacos de canasta — tacos that are pre-assembled in a basket, often with a layer of onion and sprinkling of chili oil in between — and allowed to steam, then served with salsas. 1030 South 8th Street

This just-south-of-Washington spot serves up some of the Philly restaurant industry’s favorite tacos. No wonder — they’re perfect for a late-night pit stop, with service till 4 a.m. 1104 South 9th Street

Yes, the place has a dedicated following based on the authentic mole and enchiladas (generally covered in mole). But if you’re looking for tacos, this simple beef-and-cheese option is kind of like a Mexican cheesesteak. 1144 South 9th Street

Simple, classic and exactly what you want in a neighborhood taqueria. Plus, it’s a South Philly Mexican BYOB with occasional wandering mariachis, so how can you beat that? 908 Washington Avenue

There’s always a line at this truck, which posts up near 10th Street and Washington Avenue. Be sure to ask for your taco classic style for the traditional toppings of cilantro...

...unless the Americanized option with sour cream, cheese, lettuce, and tomato is more your thing). 1000 Washington Avenue

La Virgen’s slate of masa-based delicacies is expansive, with sopas, huaraches, tlacoyos, and more on the menu. But the fried tacos are our favorite. And they will be yours, too. 1839 South 8th Street

Yes, they do some very authentic Mexican food (a long list of tacos included). But the cool thing about Tamalex is that it also offers Honduran food, and a couple different versions of chilaquiles on their breakfast menu. 1163 South 7th Street

This is a two-person operation — just Raquel and Roman. But the two of them manage to supply everyone who comes with guisados del dia (stews of the day, a rarity in Philly). For a slight upcharge, they’ll make your tortillas fresh. 1629 South 7th Street

Simple and straightforward street-style tacos on a menu already full of sopes, huaraches and excellent spicy shrimp burritos. 1138 South 13th Street

This Pistola’s brings its tweaked taco recipes to South Philly. Try the catfish po’boy taco served with crispy white cabbage, pico de gallo, chipotle aioli and cilantro, for a taste of Mexico via New Orleans. 1934 East Passyunk Avenue

This place does great empanadas and big plates of nachos, but in terms of tacos, they’ve got a big list the covers everything from vegan beef to goat. 1651 East Passyunk Avenue

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Choose from a range of taco options here, from straightforward favorites like tilapia and shrimp to chicken bacon ranch. There’s even a Tex Mex section of the taco menu, serving up fillings in flour tortillas with gringo-friendly toppings like guac, lettuce, and cheese. 1225 Fitzwater Street

Typically, we’d avoid recommending the American-style tacos rancheros section of the menu, with its sour cream and cheese toppings, but their huitlacoche taco — a prized fungus that sometimes grows on ears of corn — is too good to pass up. 951 Wolf Street

When you’re west of Broad and craving tacos, this is the spot for classic tacos and variations like tacos gringas and tacos del sol — flour tortillas stuffed with melted cheese over slices of skirt steak. 1801 South Chadwick Street

The first floor of this Garces mainstay has recently been remade as a taqueria, offering tacos in nine different varieties, from the traditional to the Americanized (like the Gringo, which is just plain old ground beef). 3945 Chestnut Street

Each tortilla-swaddled stack of rich, shredded duck meat gets topped with a perfectly poppable (and Instagrammable) fried egg. 2013 Chestnut Street

This light-filled upstairs joint from Oyster House owner Sam Mink puts a contemporary polish on favorite Mexican dishes. To go all out, try the tasting menu, which comes with three tacos, salsas, ceviche, empanadas, and tres leches cake, all for $35. 1516 Sansom Street

Score a trio of Revolution’s uniquely flavored tacos at their brick and mortar spot near 20th and Walnut Streets or follow them on Twitter to find out where their truck is popping up across the city. 2015 Walnut Street

...a chipotle cabbage slaw — which flies in the face of tradition in a delicious way. 120 South 15th Street

Come here any day for the awesome (and filling) chorizo and potato tacos. But the best possible use of Twitter in Philly remains following @locopeztacos to find out when the dollar taco nights are on. 2401 East Norris Street

The star of this glorified Fishtown taco stand’s menu is the fried octopus taco, topped with tomato jam, chimichurri sauce, and queso fresco. But everything else on the menu is almost as good, just as messy and just as ideal for last-call taco bingeing. 1431 Frankford Avenue

This spot on North 2nd Street serves up flavorful tacos for sure (particularly the shredded chicken), but the stellar ingredient here is definitely the salsa. 1356 North 2nd Street

This northern outpost of the Cantina Los Cabalitos family has more than a hundred kinds of tequila behind the bar, Mexican poutine on the menu, a kale caesar (if that’s your jam) and a whole taqueria portion of their menu offering tacos, bowls and burritos. 931 North 2nd Street

With five kinds of breakfast tacos and a list of regular tacos as long as your arm, this is THE place to check out when you’re looking for a taco in Fishtown. And maybe the only place if you’re looking for tacos de cabeza. 1301 North 5th Street

...Even better, their fish is sustainably sourced according to Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch guidelines. 1901 Callowhill Street

The tilapia in La Calaca’s fish tacos get their crisp thanks to a plantain crust and a hop in the fryer. Then they’re topped with cabbage, avocado and a lemon vinaigrette. 2321 Fairmount Avenue

...relative rarities like lengua, tripe, birria, cecina and suadera (shredded, salted and steamed beef, respectively). 2600 Federal Street, Camden

    Tacos in Philly: The Ultimate Guide
    From Kensington to deep south Philly, our list of the best places to sate your taco craving. Look, I do not have to convince you to eat tacos. No one has to be convinced to eat tacos.
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3 days ago

Just a quick reminder that Fleisher will be c...

Just a quick reminder that Fleisher will be closed to the public and no classes will be held Saturday, May 26 through Monday, May 28. We hope you have a happy and healthy unofficial start of the summer!

    Fleisher Art Memorial
    Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA. 7,666 likes · 316 talking about this · 3,327 were here. One of the country's first community arts centers,...
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3 days ago

Time is running out for you to create a new l...

Time is running out for you to create a new look for Reading Terminal Market ... and win $1,000! For the third year in a row, we've partnered with the market to host a design competition for the reusable tote bags sold by the market's many vendors. The competition is open to Fleisher students, teaching artists, and members. Submit up to five designs, which reflect the market's reputation as one of the best places to shop for fresh foods, by May 31. Learn more at http://bit.ly/2IPRZZg.

    Fleisher Art Memorial
    Time is running out for you to create a new look for Reading Terminal Market ... and win $1,000! For the third year in a row, we've partnered with the market to host a design competition for the...
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3 days ago

East Passyunk Community Recreation Center upd...

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    East Passyunk Community Recreation Center updated their cover photo.
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4 days ago

Gratuitous video of a spinning wheel of choco...

Gratuitous video of a spinning wheel of chocolate from our Part of the Plan: Small Business shoot with Muellers Chocolate at Reading Terminal Market today #READYBusiness #PlanToStayOpen #ChocolateEmergency

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    Gratuitous video of a spinning wheel of chocolate from our Part of the Plan: Small Business shoot with Muellers Chocolate at Reading Terminal Market today #READYBusiness #PlanToStayOpen...
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4 days ago

Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management a...

Definitely the sweetest video shoot we ever did. Talking small business preparedness with Mueller's Chocolate at Reading Terminal Market. Insight into weathering any size emergency, coming soon in our monthly Part of the Plan series. Plan...to Stay Open. #READYBusiness

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4 days ago

The schedule is out for this year's Welcome A...

The schedule is out for this year's Welcome America celebration. 7 days and 50 events to mark our nation's independence in the city where it all started. Check out the schedule and also sign up for free text alerts from the City. Text AMERICA to 888-777 and stay connected to developing weather, event, and public safety information. #July4thPhilly 🇺🇲️ https://welcomeamerica.com/events/

    Events - Welcome America 2018
    The festival is traveling into the local communities! Philadelphia is much more than our downtown. Discover a new neighborhood or enjoy a staycation. For a look at where we'll be, explore below:
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5 days ago

Updated 4 days ago

Parking

Is there anywhere in Philly to securely park a small 10" moving truck overnight?

  • From the sounds of it, you want to pay an indoor garage to do so. there are two in the 1500 block of Latimer that I know of, plenty of others in town too.

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6 days ago

More rain in the forecast over the next few d...

More rain in the forecast over the next few days. Enjoy(?) the interlude between wet weather! #GetOutdoors #LawnmowerSunday #BeSafe

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    More rain in the forecast over the next few days. Enjoy(?) the interlude between wet weather! #GetOutdoors #LawnmowerSunday #BeSafe
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6 days ago

  • USE PERMIT

    FOR A RETAIL FOOD, BEVERAGES AND GROCERIES AT FIRST FLOOR IN THE SAME BUILDING WITH EXISTING APARTMENTS ABOVE. NO SIGN ON THIS APPLICATION

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May 19

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    INTERIOR DEMO OF NON-LOAD BEARING WALLS ONLY, NO STRUCTURAL WORK ON THIS PERMIT,INTERIOR ALTERATIONS THROUGHOUT, TO INCLUDE DRYWALL AND SHEETROCK, REMODEL BATHROOM AND KITCHEN, NEW WINDOWS AND DOORS IN EXISTING OPENING. 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. NOTE: CONTRACTOR IS LISTED AS A "SOLE PROPRIETOR" AND HAS NO EMPLOYEES AND/OR WORKERS COMPENSATION INSURANCE - ALL SUBCONTRACTORS REQUIRE SEPARATE LICENSES AND INSURANCE SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR PLUMBING, ELECTRICAL AND MECHANICAL WORK. NO OTHER WORK ALLOWED UNDER THIS PERMIT.

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May 18

From the vault. Deputy Director Noelle Foizen...

From the vault. Deputy Director Noelle Foizen still has great advice for flooding safety. For updated info text READYPHILA to 888-777 http://ow.ly/zpg830k4wl2

    Flood Safety Tips
    Noelle Foizen, Volunteer Management Coordinator for the Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management, provides the following information on how to stay safe in a flood. Inside/Outside on Foot: - Keep a battery-operated AM/FM radio tuned to a local station and follow emergency instructions. - If flooding occurs and it is safe to move, go to high ground.
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May 17

Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management a...

Flood Watch extended until 6pm Saturday. Rain predicted to continue, possibly heavy overnight tonight and Friday into Saturday. ✅Follow the forecast ✅Know your local waterway & street flooding hazards ✅Stay connected to important info from the City. Text READYPHILA to 888-777

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May 17

As seen in Center City Philly. Need a smoke d...

As seen in Center City Philly. Need a smoke detector? It's as easy as 3-1-1, and so important. Contact Philly 311 to request a free smoke detector, including adaptive models for hearing impaired. Plus, you get to meet some of Philly's bravest from the Philadelphia Fire Department when they install it!

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    As seen in Center City Philly. Need a smoke detector? It's as easy as 3-1-1, and so important. Contact Philly 311 to request a free smoke detector, including adaptive models for hearing impaired....
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May 17

  • ADDITION PERMIT

    INTERIOR RENOVATION AND FOR THE ERECTION OF A TWO STORY ADDITION IN THE REAR AND A ONE STORY ADDITION OVER THE EXISTING REAR ONE STORY PORTION OF AN EXISTING STRUCTURE OF AN EXISTING SINGLE FAMILY HOUSE HOLD LIVING (DETAILS INCLUDING SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON THE PLAN)

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    FOR THE ERECTION OF A TWO STORY ADDITION IN THE REAR AND A ONE STORY ADDITION OVER THE EXISTING REAR ONE STORY PORTION OF AN EXISTING STRUCTURE OF AN EXISTING SINGLE FAMILY HOUSE HOLD LIVING (SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON THE PLAN)

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May 16

Fleisher Art Memorial added 2 new photos.

Intrigued by the Philadelphia Museum of Art's exhibition Design in Revolution: A 1960s Odyssey? Continue your exploration of the tumultuous decade in Dan Buskirk's summer workshop that explores four ground-breaking 1968 films, the impact of which continues to reverberate today. Learn more and register: http://bit.ly/2IogVHt

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    Fleisher Art Memorial added a new photo.
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May 16

Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management a...

Our Public Engagement team of two, Lynn and Emma, speaking with employees of Inglis House in West Philly during a READYBusiness presentation. Our 65th emergency preparedness talk of 2018. Insight and info into what it takes for your business to be prepared. Interested in bringing READYBusiness to your workplace? Request a workshop! ⬇ https://beta.phila.gov/departments/oem/programs/preparedness-workshops/business-continuity-workshops/

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May 15

East Passyunk Community Center at the end of ...

East Passyunk Community Center at the end of the double rainbow!!

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    East Passyunk Community Center at the end of the double rainbow!!
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May 15

⚠️⛈️💨 Tonight's storm has the potential for h...

⚠️⛈️💨 Tonight's storm has the potential for heavy rain and damaging winds. Be prepared: Know who to call if the lights go out, trees go down or power lines fall. Also, keep your electronic devices fully charged. More info in our blog⬇️ https://beta.phila.gov/2018-03-05-preparing-for-power-outages/

    Preparing for Power Outages | Office of Emergency Management
    March 5, 2018 Power outages happen year-round. They can be a temporary nuisance caused by a system failure or something that impacts our lives for days, resulting from a Nor'easter, Tropical Storm or other severe weather. Outages can also impact travel, bringing trees down on wires or roads that affect mass-transit or create hazardous driving conditions.
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May 15

Severe Thunderstorm Watch now in effect for P...

Severe Thunderstorm Watch now in effect for Philadelphia. Flash Flood Watch starts at 4pm. Showers, thunderstorms forecast to begin this evening & continue overnight. Could impact rush hour commute. Potential for damaging wind, heavy rain at times. Use caution on roads & at home

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    Severe Thunderstorm Watch now in effect for Philadelphia. Flash Flood Watch starts at 4pm. Showers, thunderstorms forecast to begin this evening & continue overnight. Could impact rush hour commute....
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May 15

From the National Weather Service Mount Holly...

From the National Weather Service Mount Holly: Good afternoon! We are gearing up our severe weather operations for later this afternoon. Remain alert for severe thunderstorms, mainly between 4 PM and 11 PM especially for eastern PA and NJ. Have a trusted source for severe weather warnings later today. From us: Sign up for our free weather warning text alerts direct from @NWS_MountHolly to your phone. Text READYPHILA to 888-777. To customize your free text or email alerts, visit http://www.phila.gov/ready and click on "sign up for alerts". #ImportantInfo #StayConnected #BeReady

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    The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) works to ensure the City of Philadelphia is ready for any kind of emergency. OEM works with organizations throughout the City to prepare for possible emergencies in the City, lessen their impact, and recover as quickly as possible.
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May 15

You know warm weather is here when ColorWheel...

You know warm weather is here when ColorWheels rolls out! Catch our mobile art studio at the Philadelphia Children's Festival at the Annenberg Center this week. We'll be there Thursday, Friday, and Saturday! While you wait, watch this super fun video and think about hosting ColorWheels at your own event.

    ColorWheels: Delivering Creativity to Your Neighborhood!
    ColorWheels is Fleisher's mobile art studio, launched in 2012. Dubbed the "Swiss Army Knife of art," ColorWheels delivers creative experiences directly to community members in neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia. The van is equipped with the tools and supplies needed for Fleisher's teaching artists to guide community members in hands-on culturally inspired mini workshops, collaborative public art projects, and art technique demonstrations.
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May 15

Hazardous weather forecast for today that cou...

Hazardous weather forecast for today that could impact evening rush hour. High near 89. Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Storms predicted to continue overnight, which could be severe with damaging winds and heavy rain. Flash Flood Watch begins at 4pm. Use caution

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    Hazardous weather forecast for today that could impact evening rush hour. High near 89. Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Storms predicted to continue overnight, which could be severe with...
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May 14

Have you been sitting on the sidelines, waiti...

Have you been sitting on the sidelines, waiting to take your first art class? We have some great news for you this summer as we roll out our new JumpstART workshops, a series of very affordable one-night workshops. Registration is just $25, which includes all materials, and you'll walk out away with an original work of art. You might just find yourself ready to dive into our more immersive offerings, too. Learn more and register today!

May 14

From the National Weather Service Storm Predi...

From the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center: There appears to be an increasing threat for severe weather tomorrow (Tues), May 15. Severe thunderstorms, primarily capable of damaging winds, are forecast across parts of the Mid-Atlantic (including Philadelphia) and New England Tuesday afternoon and evening, where an Enhanced Risk has been included. From us: ➡️Follow the forecast. ➡️Sign up for free weather/emergency alerts. Text READYPHILA to 888-777 for warnings sent via text or go to our website http://www.phila.gov/ready (click on "sign up for alerts) to customize text or email alerts

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    From the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center: There appears to be an increasing threat for severe weather tomorrow (Tues), May 15. Severe thunderstorms, primarily capable of damaging...
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May 14

Another gorgeous wedding in our historic Sanc...

Another gorgeous wedding in our historic Sanctuary! Congrats Colleen and Shailen, and thank you, Love Me Do Photography for sharing. Interested in having us host your special day? Learn more at fleisher.org/rentals.

    Colleen + Shailen | Fleisher Art Memorial Wedding | Philadelphia, Pa
    Colleen and Shailen are beautiful friends of ours and we felt so lucky to document their special day! After a summertime elopement , they threw a more formal (and colorful) gathering last fall. Their day was held at Fleisher Art Memorial in South Philadelphia, a truly unique sp
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May 14

Suspect Ryan Burkett Arrested for Theft in the 3rd District

...unknown white male was captured on surveillance video inside of an ACME market located at 1400 East Passyunk Avenue. Once inside the suspect is seen walking up to the victim in the produce aisle...

    Philly Police Blog | Suspect Ryan Burkett Arrested for Theft in the 3rd District
    On March 6, 2017, at 3:00 pm, an unknown white male was captured on surveillance video inside of an ACME market located at 1400 East Passyunk Avenue. Once inside the suspect is seen walking up to the victim in the produce aisle.
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May 14

⚠️Be informed, stay connected to important in...

⚠️Be informed, stay connected to important info during spring and the wild weather it brings. Text READYPHILA (one word, no space) to 888-777 to get free text alert warnings or visit our website to customize your text and email alerts ➡️https://bit.ly/2fdbgGW

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    ⚠️Be informed, stay connected to important info during spring and the wild weather it brings. Text READYPHILA (one word, no space) to 888-777 to get free text alert warnings or visit our website to...
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May 13

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    REPLACE 1ST FLOOR RESTAURANT DAMAGED 200AMP RATED METER SOCKET AND 150AMP DISCONNECT SWITCH ONLY WITH NO ADDITIONAL WIRING ON AN EXISTING SERVICE AS PER 2008 NEC (SOUTH DISTRICT)

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May 12

East Passyunk Community Recreation Center add...

MEANWHILE @ EPCC... It's FREE National Comic Book Day until 1 p.m. come on by and meet Wolverine! Free comic pretzel, juice box and face painting to the first 100 children!!! Special thanks to our sponsors Alphabet Academy and Brave New Worlds comics!!!

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May 10

The Best Places to Eat and Drink Outdoors in Philly

...to at least once, just to see for yourself what all the fuss is about. 800 Mifflin Street

...just be friends drinking out in the grass. But it’s always a good time. 1927 East Passyunk Avenue

Best happy hour patio on the Avenue, hands down. They’ve got umbrellas for when the sun is out, lights strung up for when it goes down, and flights of tequila and wet burritos to smooth the transition between the two. 1651 East Passyunk Avenue

It is a scientific fact that drinking tequila in the sun makes you a better, happier and more friendly person. And there’s no better place on the Avenue to knock back a couple shots of cactus juice (and chase them with some tacos) than Pistola’s. 1934 East Passyunk Avenue

Tapas taste better when they’re eaten outside. That’s just science. A cool breeze, a hot day, a glass of wine and a couple plates of albondigas and croquetas, I’m just not sure that things get any better than that. 1709 East Passyunk Avenue

...the crowd and the time, give Laurel a call and see what nights are available. 1617 East Passyunk Avenue

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...tables under the big umbrellas are some of the most sought-after seats in town. 227 South 18th Street

The little slice of sunshine next to ASB, with its patio furniture and beer in cans, perfectly captures the backyard party feel that’s the holy grail of so many hip Philly restaurateurs. 1800 Federal Street

...one of the most zombie-proof restaurants in the city. So there’s that, too. 1801 Chestnut Street

...Hairy Buffalos help, the latter being a literal cooler full of liquor and fruit juice. 102 South 13th Street

...graffiti (hence the name), and serves the same Asian fusion cuisine and cocktails as Sampan. 124 South 13th Street

Marcie Turney and Val Safran’s version of a neighborhood red gravy joint has a beautiful patio hung with greenery and twinkle lights which, on the best nights, feels more than a little bit magic. 1234 Locust Street

...is one of the most stunning places in the entire city to eat and drink. 208 South 13th Street

Imagine if you had a friend who had just the best rooftop deck in the entire city. And also a fridge full of great beer. And also was a very talented chef. Yeah, that’s what it’s like hanging out upstairs at Standard Tap. 901 North 2nd Street

Okay, so everyone already knows how good Jerry’s is, right? But I’m telling you, it’s even better when the sun is out and you can get a seat in the narrow little patio beside the place. Drinking gin and tonics under the umbrellas is a fine way to kill a Saturday afternoon. 129 West Laurel Street

...lovely (of course), oddly-shaped and a great place to hide out in the neighborhood. 3420 Sansom Street

The food is great, the vibe is chill, and the outdoor seating overlooks Clark Park and the neighborhood that rises above it. It’s the perfect addition to an already excellent neighborhood joint. 4301 Baltimore Avenue

So many of the other outdoor spaces in Philly are tiny, tucked away, half-hidden. But not here. City Tap House has a big outdoor space they use for seating on sunny days and warm nights, and to host events all throughout the summer. 3925 Walnut Street

...truly a multi-cultural wonder. And getting to eat it outside? That’s even better. 4540 Baltimore Avenue

...name and don’t understand how this drink could possibly be good, but it is. 433 Chestnut Street

...top floor, a kind of covered patio-deck that looks out over the intersection of 2nd and Market. There are potted trees and a good beer list, and the whole thing just feels...

...way that’s surprising even though it looks like so many other recent rooftop openings. 200 Market Street

Hey, did you know that Nick Elmi’s Royal Boucherie has a secret upstairs deck? Well, I guess it isn’t so secret anymore… 52 South 2nd Street

Not just a patio, but a formal garden, right in the middle of the city. This outdoor space is filled with seasonal flowers and can seat 120 people, and yet it remains one of Philly’s half-hidden secrets, tucked away behind the walls of the Morris House. 231 South 8th Street

...mousse after midnight is one of the things that makes living in the neighborhood worthwhile. 701 South 4th Street

Twinkle lights, climbing plants, raw wood — the garden patio at Talula’s Garden may be some of the most beautiful, photogenic square footage in the entire city. So isn’t it nice that the food coming from the kitchen is also some of the best? 210 West Washington Square

There aren’t a lot of neighborhood bars around that serve breakfast foods. But Pete’s does, along with a fine selection of craft and imported beer. Take it all outside and make a summer night (or morning) of it. 900 South Front Street

Everyone already loves Martha for its hoagie-heavy menu, its locally-focused cocktails, sour beers, and cheese and charcuterie plates. Know what makes all that better? Eating and drinking outside in their fenced-in patio with built-in bocce court. 2113 East York Street

If you’re rolling with a big crew in Kensington, KQ has a surprisingly large outdoor courtyard out back with long tables perfect for parties looking for excellent pastas, drinks and charcuterie. 1310 Frankford Avenue

...a fire escape rising in the background) gentled a bit with green and growing things. 1253 North Front Street

Medusa was recently taken over by the team behind Green Eggs Cafe. And now that the weather has warmed up, they’ll be opening their outdoor deck for those looking to eat some pizza in the sun. 2327 Gaul Street

Barbecue is made for eating outside. And do you know what Fette Sau cooks? Some pretty good barbecue (they pour a lot of bourbon whiskey, too). 1208 Frankford Avenue

...childish S.O.B. that I am, I love the place for exactly those reasons. 1210 Frankford Avenue

...a drink and some grub with a mob of friends when the sun is out. 1727 North Front Street

An excellent backyard patio for this Fishtown dive bar: The drinks are cheap, there’s always a place to grab a smoke, and if you like Greek food served in a pool hall… Well, that’s weird. But Kosta’s is probably your dream bar. 15 West Girard Avenue

...and be seen outside at Rouge, eating egg white omelets and oysters with champagne mignonette. 205 South 18th Street

...to enjoy the simple, refined plates of pickled vegetables, spaghetti with meatballs or grilled branzino. 2201 Spruce Street

...that are nice for catching some rays and having an early dinner in the sun. 1946 Lombard Street

All outdoor seats in Rittenhouse Square are made for people-watching. But the view from Tequila’s patio comes with vaquero steaks, mole, margaritas and bacon-wrapped, deep-fried shrimp. So that’s even better. 1602 Locust Street

...and sit down for a meal from one of the best chefs in the city. 1521 Spruce Street

Tacos in the sun. What else do I need to say? Sure, you’re basically eating in an alley. But it’s a nice alley, okay? So I’ll say it again: Tacos in the sun. 2321 Fairmount Avenue

...nice place to sit and relax with a plate of truffle fries and farmhouse flatbreads. 2028 Fairmount Avenue

    43 Philly Restaurants and Bars With Great Outdoor Seating
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    https://www.phillymag.com

May 09

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    August 19th, 2017 Part of the Plan is the Office of Emergency Management's monthly video series where we open our public safety plans and partnerships. Something we value at OEM is informing and including the public as to your roles in our plans. As we say: You are the Public in Public Safety.
    https://beta.phila.gov

May 09

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'#ThisIsAmerica' rings in 6abc's celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

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    Watch Visions '18: '#ThisIsAmerica', and a celebration of Asian American heritage
    In September 2017, 6abc's Nydia Han posted a Facebook video in response to a woman who yelled at her, "This is America!" The video was viewed 2.3 million times, 64,000 people reacted, and 15,000 people commented. Since then, Nydia has been on a journey to better understand the incredible response to that video.
    http://6abc.com

May 05

Video: Be an informed drone operator. Before ...

Video: Be an informed drone operator. Before you fly, know @FAANews safety tips and regulations. More details in our blog ➡️bit.ly/2FNHgwq #IntenationalDroneDay #B4Ufly #Drones

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Video: Be an informed drone operator. Before you fly, know @FAANews safety tips and regulations. More details in our blog ➡️bit.ly/2FNHgwq #IntenationalDroneDay #B4Ufly #Drones
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May 05

Road closure, water stations, emergency locat...

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    Road closure, water stations, emergency locations, SEPTA, and other details for tomorrow's #BroadStreetRun. Don't forget to sign up for free RUNPHL text alerts from the City ➡️bit.ly/2rlBLzY #BCBSR18
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