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    DEMO OF EXISTING PIPE AND FIXTURES INSTALL NEW SANITARY WASTE TO VENT PIPE.INSTALL NEW DOMESTIC HOT AND COLD WATER PIPING.INSTALL 63 NEW FIXTURES (EDUCATIONAL FACILITY)

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    ELECTRIC AND FIRE ALARM RENOVATION AS PER THE 2008 NEC.

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Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Philadelphia Juneteenth Musicfest & Parade Arrives in Center City and the Historic District, June 22-23
    Tuesday, June 19 marks the 153rd anniversary of the announcement of the abolition of slavery in the U.S. and, in Philadelphia, a major two-day affair celebrates the day. The Philadelphia Juneteenth Musicfest & Parade, hosted by the Philadelphia Community of Leaders (PCOL), is now in its third year and invites everyone out to honor enslaved ancestors and celebrate African-American freedom.
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Are you welcoming family and friends to the P...

Are you welcoming family and friends to the Philadelphia area this summer? Take a break from sightseeing and cheesesteak sampling and get creative in Fleisher's studios. New this summer, JumpstART workshops are single-session workshops that provide an introduction to our rich offerings and specialized studios. Lead by renowned teaching artists, the workshops are a welcoming and fun way to engage with art and share the experience with loved ones. Registration at fleisher.org is just $25 per person and all supplies are included. You will walk away with a new understanding of a creative medium and an original artwork!

    Fleisher Art Memorial
    Are you welcoming family and friends to the Philadelphia area this summer? Take a break from sightseeing and cheesesteak sampling and get creative in Fleisher's studios. New this summer, JumpstART...
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36 hours ago

Power outage in part of Center City after electrical accident; worker injured

The incident happened in the basement of the Sheridan building at 9th and Sansom. Police and fire department activity closed 9th Street for part of the afternoon as officials investigated.

We're told a building maintenance worker was shocked in the basement of 125 South 9th Street, which houses a number of medical offices.

    Power outage in part of Center City after electrical accident
    A worker was injured in an electrical incident that also caused a power outage in part of Center City. The incident happened in the basement of the Sheridan building at 9th and Sansom. Police and fire department activity closed 9th Street for part of the afternoon as officials investigated.
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37 hours ago

Fire leads to power outage in part of Center City; 1 injured

Calls about the fire came in around 1:30 p.m. at 9th and Walnut.

    Fire leads to power outage in part of Center City; 1 injured
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW LIVE VIDEO 3pm UPDATE + REPLAYS TOP VIDEOS LIVE VIDEO 3pm UPDATE + REPLAYS A fire on Friday afternoon led to a power outage in part of Center City Philadelphia. Calls about the fire came in around 1:30 p.m. at 9th and Walnut.
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38 hours ago

Want to learn more about #READYCommunity? Joi...

Want to learn more about #READYCommunity? Join us next week at the Widener Free Library for a #READYHome household preparedness workshop and an introduction to our workshop series focused on building a neighborhood emergency plan!

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Want to learn more about #READYCommunity? Join us next week at the Widener Free Library for a #READYHome household preparedness workshop and an introduction to our workshop series focused on building...
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39 hours ago

“Drag and cabaret is a space for permission, ...

“Drag and cabaret is a space for permission, right? Let’s be loose, let’s really be ourselves by being someone else. I think Mr. Rogers is a space for permission of feeling.,” - John Jarboe Read more of the WHYY interview at the link below. You Can Never Go Down the Drain is now running through July 1.

    Philly cabaret artist offers neighborly homage to Mr. Rogers
    "When I was very young, I had a dog that I loved very much. Her name is Mitzi. She got to be old, and she died," confessed Fred Rogers in the 1970 "Death of a Goldfish" episode of "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood." "When she died, I cried."
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2 days ago

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    AMEND ELECTRICAL PERMIT 811864 *PER JEFF BOWERS OF CODE INSPECTIONS NOTICED A DIFFERENT MANUFACTURES OF SOME ALARM SYSTEM COMPONENTS WERE DIFFERENT PULL STATIONS THEN SHOWN ON ORIGINAL DRAWINGS (CODE INSPECTIONS)

    247 S 10TH ST Issued June 18, 2018 Comment

2 days ago

Night Market Philadelphia is attending an eve...

Because Night Market is a family friendly event! 🍴

    Night Market Philadelphia
    Because Night Market is a family friendly event! 🍴
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2 days ago

The Food Trust is attending an event at Gaybo...

The streets are closed and the trucks are open!

    The Food Trust
    The Food Trust, Philadelphia, PA. 14K likes. Ensuring that everyone has access to affordable, nutritious food. The Food Trust, a nonprofit founded in...
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2 days ago

Night Market Philadelphia is attending an eve...

The streets are closed and the trucks are open! 🍴🌈

    Night Market Philadelphia
    The streets are closed and the trucks are open! 🍴🌈
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Night Market Philadelphia added 3 new photos ...

1. Find your Night Market Philadelphia: Gayborhood crew! Friends don't let friends eat alone. 🍴 2. Know your angles! It's #NationalSelfieDay (bit.ly/2ttUies) 📸 3. Determine how to get there! SEPTA - iseptaphilly.com is a suggestion, here are some more: bit.ly/2I6dHHV 🚆 4.Find out if your favorite truck will be there! FULL PROGRAM: bit.ly/NMGayborhood 📜 5. COME HUNGRY! 🍽️🍽️ 🗣️ REMINDER: tonight's Night Market is 7-11 p.m. 🌈

    Night Market Philadelphia
    Night Market Philadelphia added a new photo - at Gayborhood.
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2 days ago

Earlier this week, Mark B. Goodheart became t...

Earlier this week, Mark B. Goodheart became the president of our board of directors. Get to know Mark, whose family boasts several generations of Fleisher students, as well as the three new board members joining us, too. Welcome aboard, Mark!

    Mark B. Goodheart Becomes Board President - Fleisher Art Memorial
    On Tuesday, June 19, Fleisher welcomed new board president Mark B. Goodheart, a trial lawyer, counselor, and principal of Philadelphia's The Goodheart Firm, P.C. Goodheart has long been a student at Fleisher, and two of his children can regularly found in the Saturday Young Artist Program.
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2 days ago

John Jarboe is ready to play pretend on the W...

John Jarboe is ready to play pretend on the Wilma's main stage. 'You Can Never Go Down the Drain' is now running through July 1: https://goo.gl/So65DV

    The Wilma Theater
    John Jarboe is ready to play pretend on the Wilma's main stage. 'You Can Never Go Down the Drain' is now running through July 1: https://goo.gl/So65DV
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2 days ago

Our Homeland Security experts would like to t...

Our Homeland Security experts would like to tweet today, however this is all they are allowed to share.... #LynnandEmmaTwitterTakeover

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Our Homeland Security experts would like to tweet today, however this is all they are allowed to share.... #LynnandEmmaTwitterTakeover
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2 days ago

Happy National Make Music Day! Featured here...

Happy National Make Music Day! Featured here is an image from Shenandoah National Park. The photograph’s label reads, “Native mountaineers make mountain music for visitors in the Shenandoah National Park, high in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia.” This photograph is available through NARA’s online catalog: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/30249284. Want to learn more about our holdings related to the National Parks Service and more? You can check out our online catalog (www.catalog.archives.gov) and make an appointment to view our holdings at the National Archives at Philadelphia by calling (215) 305-2044 or emailing philadelphia.archives@nara.gov. Today’s post was written by Megan Kelly, Research and Writing Intern with the National Archives at Philadelphia. Shenandoah National Park Blue Ridge Mountains #MakeMusicDay #Music #ShenandoahNationalPark #NationalParks #NPS

    National Archives at Philadelphia
    Happy National Make Music Day! Featured here is an image from Shenandoah National Park. The photograph's label reads, "Native mountaineers make mountain music for visitors in the Shenandoah National...
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229 S Quince St, Philadelphia, PA 19107 posted 1 photo to Fotella:

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Angelo Benedetto posted 1 photo to Flickr:

3 days ago

Bella Vista Neighbors Association shared Brau...

9th Anniversary June 25th benefiting South Street Police Mini Station

    Brauhaus Schmitz
    So many people have been through these doors over the years! It's truly humbling to think about it as we come up on Anniversary #9! Please, join us on Monday June 25 at 7PM to help us celebrate...
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3 days ago

Mayor Kenney's schedule for June 21, 2018

Where: 1001 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA.

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Where: Carpenters' Hall, 320 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA.

Where: Shops at Liberty Place Rotunda, 1650 Market St, Philadelphia, PA.

    Mayor Kenney's Public Schedule for Thursday
    10:00AM Mayor Kenney to Speak at the David McCullough Prize Announcement The Mayor will deliver remarks at this event to announce the Carpenters' Company establishment of the David McCullough Prize for Excellence in American Public History.
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3 days ago

Seger Park added 7 new photos.

It was a busy night at the park last night, Bria Young Basketball camp,Soccer Shots, Wolfstock Parks and Recreation and Sprinkler all running. Gotta Love Seger!!!

    Seger Park
    Seger Park, Philadelphia, PA. 1.1K likes. Seger Park is the size of a city block and contains a playground, Tennis Courts, Basket Ball Courts and Dog Park
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3 days ago

Happy Summer! With the weather getting hot p...

Happy Summer! With the weather getting hot please note that the sprinkler is scheduled on M-F 1:30 pm to Dusk. Volunteers MAY be available to turn it on at other times but can’t be guaranteed. We are in the process of installing a timer and will post the new hours once installation is complete.

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3 days ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Office of Transportation & Infrastructure Systems
    Want to help us make Philly Free Streets a success on August 11? Sign up to volunteer! This year, we are teaming up with SERVEPhiladelphia to make our volunteer experience 💯! Register today & tell...
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3 days ago

Let's Eat: Life, Libertine and the pursuit of happiness

...an “upcake.” Dixie Picnic started in Malvern (215 Lancaster) and last year branched out to 1306 Chestnut St.

Jake’s Sandwich Board’s last day at 122 S. 12th St. is Wednesday, June 20 as the changeover to Hatch & Coop – a chicken-and-egg specialist – is pegged to launch Monday, June 25.

Underground pub at 727 Walnut St. is closed, pending a rebranding as a restaurant called Sedition.

Center City has good values, too. Kanella Grill (1001 Spruce St.) consistently serves one of the best flavor-to-dollar quotients around, with Cypriot cooking that...

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133 S. 18th St., 3-6 p.m. weekdays.

...has gone the pun route to name its simple but elegant BYOB Ngon Ngon at 615 S. Third St. in Queen Village. Pun? Ngon means “tasty.” Menu hits the basics (pho, salads, vermicelli bowls...

Cafe at 459 W. Butler Ave. features a huge variety of egg rolls, starting at breakfast, plus espresso.

...s John’s Roast Pork, 14 E. Snyder Ave.), hoagies (Pastificio Deli is my pick, 1528 Packer Ave.), and classic Italian red gravy cuisine...

Try Mr. Joe’s Café (1514 S. Eighth St.) for that throwback Italian luncheonette feeling, with the sweet bonus of a cannoli from Termini’s Bakery across the street.

...while there are lots of upscale restaurants there, the fantastic British meat pies at Stargazy (1838 E. Passyunk Ave.) are one of the city’s best values. I also love the authentic Malaysian flavors...

...love the authentic Malaysian flavors of skewered meats grilled over coconut charcoal at Saté Kampar (1837 E. Passyunk Ave.) Bop across to the west side of Broad Street for another taste of Southeast Asian...

...side of Broad Street for another taste of Southeast Asian flavors at Indonesian standby Hardena (1754 S. Hicks St....

...you’ll also want to know. The Fishtown branch of Asian fusion-minded Cheu Noodles (1416 Frankford Ave.) is one of the most creative quality meals you can get for $15 or less...

Just up the street, check out beautiful Suraya (1528 Frankford Ave.), the Lebanese café and restaurant I’m reviewing this weekend. The lunch menu, in particular...

Dizengoff (1625 Sansom St.) will open your world to the possibility that hummus can be an exciting meal for $11 or less. As the sibling of Zahav, it’s also an affordable way to taste one of our top chefs in Michael Solomonov.

...of getting to know Philly, though, my pick from her list is the Oyster House (1516 Sansom St.), where the buck-a-shuck oyster happy hours will introduce you to the last of...

    Let's Eat: Life, Libertine and the pursuit of happiness
    The chef who helped create the Manayunk dining scene a quarter-century ago is back in business, and he's moved to Center City. Also this week: word of tasty Vietnamese cooking in Queen Village, a solid Mexican cantina in Montco, and an easy-on-the-wallet lunch spot with locations in Center City and Malvern.
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

Alley gardens are the best. #alleygarden #phi...

Alley gardens are the best. #alleygarden #philly #washwest #urbanism #pride

    Washington Square West Civic Association
    Washington Square West Civic Association, Philadelphia, PA. 736 likes. Making Wash West safer, cleaner and greener.
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3 days ago

Bella Vista Neighbors Association shared Phil...

    Philadelphia Parks & Recreation
    Swing back to the 1940s with the REV Theatre Company! A quartet of quirky performers will be putting on three cabaret-style shows in South Philly parks. These events are FREE and open to audiences of...
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3 days ago

Do you have important phone numbers memorized...

Do you have important phone numbers memorized? In case of an emergency, you may not have easy access to your cell phone or contact list. Who would you call? Find our family emergency plan here www.phila.gov/ready

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Do you have important phone numbers memorized? In case of an emergency, you may not have easy access to your cell phone or contact list. Who would you call? Find our family emergency plan here...
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3 days ago

Explosives Incident 700 E Thayer St DC 18 25 046995

Robbery 211 S Broad St DC 18 06 021970 - Duration: 1:32. PhiladelphiaPolice 69 views

Theft 720 Sansom St DC 18 06 025575 - Duration: 2:02. 947 views

Aggravated Assault Stabbing 201 S Broad St DC 18 06 024622 - Duration: 1:10. PhiladelphiaPolice 1,735 views

Theft 345 S 12th St DC 18 06 024491 - Duration: 1:06. PhiladelphiaPolice 230 views

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Explosives Incident 700 E Thayer St DC 18 25 046995

Aggravated Assault 600 Lindley Ave DC 18 35 049971 - Duration: 1:30. PhiladelphiaPolice 331 views

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Commerical Robbery 2211 Stenton Ave DC 18 14 0047590 - Duration: 2:38. 419 views

Robbery 7600 Roosevelt Blvd DC 18 02 027664 - Duration: 0:50. 163 views

Indecent Exposure 5680 Rising Sun Ave DC 18 02 029181 - Duration: 1:09. PhiladelphiaPolice 269 views

    Explosives Incident 700 E Thayer St DC 18 25 046995
    The City Wide Arson Task Force is investigating an incident that occurred inside 7XX East Thayer Street on June 17, 2018, at approximately 11:10 PM. An unknown individual threw a M-type explosive into that location causing significant damage. The Task Force is seeking the public's assistance in identifying two 2 individuals depicted in the surveillance video.
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    REPLACE FOUR TRANSFER SWITCHES AND EMERGENCY DISTRIBUTION PANELS WITH NEW. REPLACE EXISTING 200KW GENERATOR IN BASEMENT WITH NEW 500KW ON ROOF TO PICK UP EXISTING LOADS AND REMOTE ANNUNCIATOR IN MAIN LOBBY NEW EMERGENCY SUB PANEL IN BASEMENT REPLACE STARTERS WITH VDSS FOR NEW AND EXISTING PUMPS PER 2008 NEC (HEALTH CARE)*NO FIRE ON THIS PERMIT*

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    EZ PERMIT SPRINKLER RELOCATION (NFPA 13)- FOR THE RELOCATION OF SPRINKLER HEADS AS PER ATTACHED STANDARDS. DEVIATIONS FROM THESE STANDARDS REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION AND SITE PLANS. RELOCATE SEVENTY SEVEN (77) SPRINKLER HEADS

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    FOR THE ERECTION OF ONE(1) FLATWALL AWNING SIGN ACCESSORY TO EXISTING PERSONAL SERVICE AT FIRST FLOOR IN THE SAME BUILDING WITH EXISTING APARTMENTS ABOVE.SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN THE APPLICATION.

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    ALTERATIONS: INTERIOR PLUMBING; FIRST FLOOR COMMERCIAL;INCREASE NUMBER OF DWELLING UNITS FROM ONE TO THREE ON THE SECOND THROUGH FOURTH FLOORS; 7 WATER CLOSETS, 8 LAVY SINKS, 5 TUB/SHOWERS, 3 KITCHEN SINK, 1 WASHER - THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADEPHIA PLUBMING CODE 2004

    136 S 11TH ST Issued June 15, 2018 Comment

4 days ago

Seger Dog Park is at Seger Park.

Come check out FlyingDutchman Seger Park!!! Eat at the park while listening to tunes by Nero Catalano or take to go dinner!!!

    Seger Dog Park
    Come check out FlyingDutchman Seger Park!!! Eat at the park while listening to tunes by Nero Catalano or take to go dinner!!!
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4 days ago

Fleisher Art Memorial added 7 new photos.

Ready to work with glass? In her four-week summer workshop, Elaine Erne will guide you through techniques such as annealing and painting with glass powders to create beautiful sculptural glass tiles. Learn more and register today at: http://bit.ly/2I13ufz.

    Fleisher Art Memorial
    Fleisher Art Memorial added a new photo.
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4 days ago

Seger Park shared their post.

Not just for dogs...see you tonight.

    Seger Park
    Come get your music on
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4 days ago

Seger Park shared Philly311's post.

    Philly311
    TODAY IS THE DAY! 🎉✨ Philadelphia Parks & Recreation public pools start opening today! Go here to see the summer pool schedule 😎👉http://ow.ly/bGgY30kwfd2
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4 days ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Philly311
    TODAY IS THE DAY! 🎉✨ Philadelphia Parks & Recreation public pools start opening today! Go here to see the summer pool schedule 😎👉http://ow.ly/bGgY30kwfd2
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4 days ago

Have you heard of History Hub? Launched in Ja...

Have you heard of History Hub? Launched in January 2016, History Hub is an active community of researchers and experts which has become a game-changing way to provide access to information and diverse sources of expertise. You can learn more about it on the Archivist of the United States’s blog post, History Hub: A 21st Century Model for Archival Reference. https://aotus.blogs.archives.gov/2018/05/24/history-hub-a-21st-century-model-for-archival-reference/

    History Hub: A 21st Century Model for Archival Reference
    When the National Archives launched History Hub in January 2016, we hoped it would be a game-changing way to provide access to information and diverse sources of expertise. I'm pleased to share that what started out as an experimental project has become an active community of researchers and experts.
    https://aotus.blogs.archives.gov

4 days ago

This week, Mx. Rogers comes to the neighborho...

This week, Mx. Rogers comes to the neighborhood.

    Philly's queer cabaret examines the truths (and myths) of Mister Rogers' signature kindness
    The first black-and-white frames of Morgan Neville's Won't You Be My Neighbor show the familiar Fred Rogers at the piano, coolly attempting to place value and meaning on his approach to communicating with children by way of modulation. As a trained classical composer, he knew that some key changes could be managed with ease, and others could not.
    https://billypenn.com

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