2 hours ago

"She resembles my wife in everything." #Wilma...

"She resembles my wife in everything." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.

    The Wilma Theater
    "She resembles my wife in everything." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.
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3 hours ago

8 over-the-top Thanksgiving lunches in Philly

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524 S. 4th St.

132 S. 17th St.; 200 E. Girard Ave.

132 S. 17th St.; 200 E. Girard Ave.

2401 Walnut St.

1528 Packer Ave.

702 N. 2nd St.

    8 over-the-top Thanksgiving lunches in Philly
    The nation's biggest feasting holiday is almost here, but if you can't wait to get your fix, you don't have to settle for the same old Wawa Gobbler. We already told you about the absurdly layered creation at Jake's Sandwich Board - the famous Turducken there was even recently featured on ABC's The Chew - but several other Philly restaurants and shops also have you covered.
    https://billypenn.com

10 hours ago

Tom Shakely posted 8 photos to Flickr:
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18 hours ago

Marketplace Open Enrollment is here – November 1st to December 15th, 2017!

The Open Enrollment Period is shorter than in past years, so it’s important to be ready. After Open Enrollment ends, you can’t enroll in or change health insurance plans, unless […]

    Marketplace Open Enrollment is here - November 1st to December 15th, 2017!
    The Open Enrollment Period is shorter than in past years, so it's important to be ready. After Open Enrollment ends, you can't enroll in or change health insurance plans, unless you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period. Plans joined during Open Enrollment start January 1 st, 2018.
    http://chinatown-pcdc.org

18 hours ago

Go, Go, Go…Celebrate Chinatown!

On Saturday, October 28th, PCDC and AARP celebrated the grand finale of our “Go, Go, Go Chinatown” community building program. We invited the community to participate in plein air portrait […]

    Go, Go, Go...Celebrate Chinatown!
    On Saturday, October 28 th, PCDC and AARP celebrated the grand finale of our "Go, Go, Go Chinatown" community building program. We invited the community to participate in plein air portrait painting led by freelance painter Sharon Ardito, paint pots for daffodils, play games like mah-jong and giant jenga, and enjoy hotdogs and fruit kabobs.
    http://chinatown-pcdc.org

18 hours ago

Financial Education Program

Are you looking to borrow money? Are you looking for ways to save? Would you like to be more secure in your finances? You should enroll in PCDC’s Financial Education […]

    Financial Education Program
    Are you looking to borrow money? Are you looking for ways to save? Would you like to be more secure in your finances? You should enroll in PCDC's Financial Education Program. PCDC's 4-workshop Financial Education Program is designed to provide essential financial literacy resources to our Chinese-speaking community.
    http://chinatown-pcdc.org

18 hours ago

Fraud Alert: Fake Hotline Callback

From the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Inspector General (OIG), recently learned that HUD Housing Discrimination Hotline […]

    Fraud Alert: Fake Hotline Callback
    The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Inspector General (OIG), recently learned that HUD Housing Discrimination Hotline numbers are being used as part of a telephone scam. These scammers can alter the appearance of the caller ID to make it seem as if the call is coming from a HUD Hotline number.
    http://chinatown-pcdc.org

18 hours ago

Tips and resources to stay warm this winter!

Home heating costs are a big part of your budget. Staying warm all through this winter could be very expensive. You, either as a homeowner or a renter, can be […]

    Tips and resources to stay warm this winter!
    Home heating costs are a big part of your budget. Staying warm all through this winter could be very expensive. You, either as a homeowner or a renter, can be proactive in saving money and energy. PCDC offered a weatherization workshop on Monday October 23rd to educate our community members on how to weatherize their home.
    http://chinatown-pcdc.org

18 hours ago

The Office of Business Services

The Office of Business Services (OBS) is the City’s one-stop-shop for all business related services. OBS assists business owners with a wide range of issues, ranging from navigating the permitting […]

    The Office of Business Services
    The Office of Business Services (OBS) is the City's one-stop-shop for all business related services. OBS assists business owners with a wide range of issues, ranging from navigating the permitting process to identifying loan programs for which you might qualify.
    http://chinatown-pcdc.org

19 hours ago

VITA Volunteers Needed

PCDC is recruiting volunteers to join the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) in February and March 2018. The VITA program offers free tax help to people who make $54,000 […]

    VITA Volunteers Needed
    PCDC is recruiting volunteers to join the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) in February and March 2018. The VITA program offers free tax help to people who make $54,000 or less, people with disabilities, the elderly, and limited-English speaking taxpayers who need assistance preparing their own tax returns.
    http://chinatown-pcdc.org

19 hours ago

Zoning Matters

Below are the current and upcoming zoning matters within the Chinatown district. Zoning matters are presented to the community first, through public RCO meetings, before they are heard by the Zoning Board […]

    Zoning Matters
    Below are the current and upcoming zoning matters within the Chinatown district. Zoning matters are presented to the community first, through public RCO meetings, before they are heard by the Zoning Board of Adjustment (ZBA). Please feel free to attend an RCO meeting or ZBA hearing regarding any matter of interest.
    http://chinatown-pcdc.org

19 hours ago

Hiring: Certified Medical Assistant

Tenet Hahnemann University Hospital is hiring a Certified Medical Assistant for the Chinatown Primary Care location at 1008 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107. Requirements: Bilingual English/Mandarin. Medical Assistant Certification If […]

    Hiring: Certified Medical Assistant
    Tenet Hahnemann University Hospital is hiring a Certified Medical Assistant for the Chinatown Primary Care location at 1008 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107. Requirements: Bilingual English/Mandarin. Medical Assistant Certification If interested, please compete an application form: tiny.cc/chinatownjobs1 Email the completed form to Monica Miller, Clinical Nurse Manager, at monica.miller@tenethealth.com
    http://chinatown-pcdc.org

19 hours ago

2017 Chinatown Yè Shì Night Market Recap

On Thursday, October 12th, the Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation (PCDC) held its annual Chinatown Yè Shì Night Market, for the seventh year in a row! The event was held in […]

    2017 Chinatown Yè Shì Night Market Recap
    On Thursday, October 12 th, the Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation (PCDC) held its annual Chinatown Yè Shì Night Market, for the seventh year in a row! The event was held in the heart of Chinatown. Despite the threat of rain, the clouds held off. This was the place to be for foodies and families alike.
    http://chinatown-pcdc.org

19 hours ago

Greetings, I just wanted to share this 20 min...

Greetings, I just wanted to share this 20 min short film with you and your friends. Let me know what you think?

    A Child of God short film LGBT.
    Sean Johnson has some great news for his parents, at least that's what he thinks. After inviting them to his apartment to share his news an ensuing arguments erupts throwing the whole family into a state of chaos and bitter feelings.
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20 hours ago

"Lorca learned he was being hunted and hid in...

"Lorca learned he was being hunted and hid in the house of a childhood friend, ironically the son of a Falangist official. He stayed there until he was arrested by militia on August 16." Read the final installment of Life of Lorca by BLOOD WEDDING dramaturg Walter Bilderback. #WilmaBloodWedding #Lorca

    OPEN STAGES ONLINE: Life of Lorca, Part 5
    by Walter Bilderback, Production Dramaturg Lorca's Death In the years after Blood Wedding premiered, Lorca finished two more plays set in rural Andalusia: Yerma and The House of Bernarda Alba. While both have elements of stylization, neither has characters like the Moon or the Beggar in Blood Wedding.
    http://blog.wilmatheater.org

22 hours ago

"The MOTHER goes to the door on the left. She...

"The MOTHER goes to the door on the left. She stops halfway and slowly makes the sign of the cross." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and Costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.

    The Wilma Theater
    "The MOTHER goes to the door on the left. She stops halfway and slowly makes the sign of the cross." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and Costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.
    http://www.facebook.com

26 hours ago

Author Trevor Hoppe featured in panel discuss...

Author Trevor Hoppe featured in panel discussion at the Center tonight at 7 pm!

    HIV criminalization to be explored at community panel
    According to Trevor Hoppe, assistant professor of sociology at the University at Albany, SUNY, "criminalization is never the appropriate response to infectious disease." It's an idea that Hoppe explores in his new book, "Punishing Disease: HIV and the Criminalization of Sickness," which he'll be discussing Nov. 17 at William Way LGBT Community Center.
    http://www.epgn.com

26 hours ago

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Philadelphia Marathon, Ice Skating At Rothman Ice Rink, National Dog Show, Holiday Fun and More!

...December 8 ~ Held at various locations throughout Philly to include the Pennsylvania Convention Center at 1101 Arch Street. Enjoy many events & activities that will showcase the work of the many talented and hardworking...

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First Person Arts Festival ~ November 17 – 18 ~ Held at various locations including The Fillmore, 29 E. Allen Street. Every November, folks from all walks of life come together to share their stories on...

UniverSoul Circus ~ November 17 – 26 ~ Held in West Fairmount Park at 52nd St & Parkside Avenue. Guests will experience a circus that combines theater, dance and, of course, soul. The circus will bring high-flying acrobats, daring stunt artists and more to the big top. ~ UniverSoul Circus ~

Liberty Lands Market ~ November 18 ~ From 9 am until 3 pm at 926 N. American St in Northern Liberties. One can find everything from fresh organic produce to hand crafted wears...

Clark Park Farmers’ Market ~ November 18 ~ From 10 am to 2 pm, The Food Trust holds an outdoor market at 43rd St and Baltimore Ave. Enjoy fresh vegetables & food from favorite local farmers and producers. ~ Clark Park Farmers’ Market ~

...pm in the South Street Headhouse District, Experience the creativity and energy of the fabulous Fourth Street and South Street business communities with an evening of extended hours, art, music, food and shopping along Historic...

    Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Philadelphia Marathon, Ice Skating At Rothman Ice Rink, National Dog Show, Holiday Fun and More!
    Things to do in Philadelphia ~ November 17 - 23 ~ Visiting Philadelphia or living in/nearby Philly? We have it all for you. Anything from free events in Philadelphia, to food festivals, historical sites, museums and much more. With so many things to do in Philadelphia, you can't go wrong.
    http://www.myphillyalive.com

27 hours ago

"The BRIDE comes in. Her hands stay close to ...

"The BRIDE comes in. Her hands stay close to her side as a sign of modesty, and her head hangs low." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.

    The Wilma Theater
    "The BRIDE comes in. Her hands stay close to her side as a sign of modesty, and her head hangs low." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.
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    PRESCRIPTIVE ALTERATIONS THROUGHOUT UPPER FLOORS OF EXIST. MIXED-USE BUILDING, W. UNOCCUPIED UTILITY BASEMENT, INCLUDING ERECTION OF PARTITION WALLS FOR DWELLING UNIT SPACES & ALL ASSOCIATED FINISH WORK PER APPROVED PLANS; BUILDING IS NOT FULLY SPRINKLERED. SEPARATE PERMIT REQ'D FOR ANY MECH., ELEC., & PLUMB. WORK.

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34 hours ago

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44 hours ago

"Did you hear a horse last night?" #WilmaBloo...

"Did you hear a horse last night?" #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.

    The Wilma Theater
    "Did you hear a horse last night?" #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.
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46 hours ago

"Wildly inventive storytelling...it's not jus...

"Wildly inventive storytelling...it's not just a night in the theater, it's an experience." Experience #WilmaBloodWedding before Nov. 19 --> https://goo.gl/H1jGtk

    The Wilma Theater
    "Wildly inventive storytelling...it's not just a night in the theater, it's an experience." Experience #WilmaBloodWedding before Nov. 19 --> https://goo.gl/H1jGtk
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2 days ago

Pictured here is a photograph of a beaver, wh...

Pictured here is a photograph of a beaver, which is described as the “tame beaver which lives under the old boat dock at Windigo.” This photograph, among others, were included along with a progress report detailing the findings of a survey which was conducted from May 2 to May 26, 1948 by the National Park Service within Isle Royale National Park in Michigan. This report details observations on beavers and their available food resources within Isle Royale National Park. Want to learn more about our National Park Service holdings and more at the National Archives at Philadelphia? Check out our online catalog at: archives.gov/research/catalog/ and make an appointment to view our holdings at the National Archives at Philadelphia by calling (215) 305-2044 or emailing us at philadelphia.archives@nara.gov. Today’s post was written by Grace Schultz, Archives Technician at the National Archives at Philadelphia. Citation: Beaver Food Investigation of Isle Royale National Park; Isle Royale - 715-08 – Beaver; Box 79; Correspondence and Reports Regarding Historic Shrines, Sites, Monuments, Parks, and Proposed Sites; Northeast Region: Region Five; Record Group 79: Records of the National Park Service; National Archives at Philadelphia (NAID: 74207483) (Record Entry ID: HS1-290251411).

    National Archives at Philadelphia
    Pictured here is a photograph of a beaver, which is described as the "tame beaver which lives under the old boat dock at Windigo." This photograph, among others, were included along with a progress...
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2 days ago

Thanksgiving Day Parade, new Yards Taproom, and other things to do in Philadelphia Nov. 17 to 23

8 p.m. Friday, Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St., $30, thetroc.com

8 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St., $56.95, electricfactory.info

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...soaring, 70,000-square-foot taproom, event space, 100-bbl brewery, and canning line at 500 Spring Garden St. The taproom and event space open Thursday, Nov. 16, while brewing and canning will pick...

Noon to 7 p.m. Saturday, Roosevelt Mall, 2329 Cottman Ave.

8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Blvd., $14 to $20, 215-413-1318, fringearts.com

3 p.m. Sunday, at the American Philosophical Society, 427 Chestnut St., $20, 215-569-8080, pcmsconcerts.org

7:30 p.m. Thursday, Temple Performing Arts Center, 1837 N. Broad St., free, 215-204-7609, temple.edu/boyer

7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, at the Prince Theater, 1412 Chestnut St., $25 to $50, curtis.edu

With the Texas Gentlemen, at 8 p.m. Friday at the Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St. Tickets: $39 to $89. 225-893-1999.

8:30 p.m. Friday, Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St. $23. 215-232-2100, utphilly.com

    Thanksgiving Day Parade, new Yards Taproom, and other things to do in Philadelphia Nov. 17 to 23
    98th annual Thanksgiving Day Parade The nation's oldest Thanksgiving parade (take that, New York) is back. Among this year's floats are Clifford the Big Red Dog, Daniel Tiger, Strawberry Shortcake, and the Penguins of Madagascar 2; special guests include Mickey and Minnie Mouse and Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

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