5 min ago

It's not uncommon to see our little friends f...

It's not uncommon to see our little friends from The Giving Tree Daycare and Preschool in our galleries, where their inquisitive little voices can be heard asking questions about the work hanging there. We're still in awe of the gingerbread version of Fleisher they constructed with their teacher, Cori, for the Center / Architecture + Design's Gingerbread Architecture Challenge. Receiving an honorable mention is a huge achievement. Looks like we might have the next crop of design professionals on our hands!

    2017 Winning Entries | Center / Architecture + Design
    AIA Philadelphia, AIAPhiladelphia.org AIA Bookstore and Design Center, AIAbookstore.com Charter High School for Architecture & Design, chadphila.org Community Design Collaborative, cdesignc.org
    https://www.philadelphiacfa.org

8 hours ago

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11 hours ago

Join us for Citizen Archivist Week of Service...

Join us for Citizen Archivist Week of Service! In the spirit of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, join us January 15-19, 2018 for a week-long citizen archivist challenge. Our goal is to tag or transcribe 2,018 pages in the National Archives Catalog during Citizen Archivist Week of Service. Can you help us meet this challenge? Get started by visiting the Citizen Archivist Dashboard beginning January 15. During that week, we’ll have a special expanded missions session and lots of featured records waiting to be transcribed. For our new volunteers, you’ll also find instructions on how to create an account and get started. You can help us unlock history by tagging and transcribing primary source documents in the National Archives Catalog. As you add tags or transcriptions to these records, those words are added to our Catalog – improving search results, and making our records more discoverable online. The added benefit is that we’re unlocking the sometimes difficult to read text for all to understand. We like to say that as we tag and transcribe, we are unlocking history. Transcribe and tag some of our holdings today, a handful of which are linked to below: The Indictment of Samuel Maccubbin involved in the Baltimore 'Riot' of 1861: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/278869 Deposition of John Snyder: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/18545806 Information provided by Lester Matz and John C. Childs filed in the U.S. Attorneys' Records on Spiro T. Agnew: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/279167 Complaint Against the Prince Edward County School Board of Virginia: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/279098 Fire Island National Seashore: A Proposal: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/40304849 History of Langley Air Field, Inception to March 1, 1935: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/66956741 John B. Gruelle's Patent Drawing and Oath for an Ornamental Design for a Doll: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/23902323

    Help Us Unlock History During Citizen Archivist Service Week!
    In the spirit of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, we're launching a week-long citizen archivist challenge from January 15-19. We invite you and your students to join us! Help us unlock history by tagging and transcribing primary source documents in the National Archives Catalog.
    http://education.blogs.archives.gov

22 hours ago

Who is playing at our Happy Hour on Thursday?...

Who is playing at our Happy Hour on Thursday? 846 Social Club, that's who. Of course the group features musicians from Bella Vista. They'll play acoustic American roots music including Tom Waits and Johnny Cash. Get your tickets today: https://bella-vista-neighbors-association.ticketleap.com/winter-2018-happy-hour/ (photo credit: Stephen Tolton)

    Bella Vista Neighbors Association
    Who is playing at our Happy Hour on Thursday? 846 Social Club, that's who. Of course the group features musicians from Bella Vista. They'll play acoustic American roots music including Tom Waits and...
    https://www.facebook.com

22 hours ago

Who is playing at our Happy Hour this Thursda...

Who is playing at our Happy Hour this Thursday? 846 Social Club, that's who. Of course, the group features musicians from Bella Vista. They'll play acoustic American roots music including Tom Waits and Johnny Cash. Get your tickets today: https://bella-vista-neighbors-association.ticketleap.com/winter-2018-happy-hour/ And invite your friends! https://www.facebook.com/events/508337462876444/ (photo credit: Stephen Tolton)

    Bella Vista Neighbors Association
    Who is playing at our Happy Hour on Thursday? 846 Social Club, that's who. Of course the group features musicians from Bella Vista. They'll play acoustic American roots music including Tom Waits and...
    https://www.facebook.com

23 hours ago

At Acadia, he hopes to make the good times roll

...a budding culinary career for business school, will open Acadia, a Creole-Cajun restaurant, at 824 S. Eighth St. in Bella Vista on Saturday. He envisions Acadia, named after the French speakers from Canadian...

    At Acadia, he hopes to make the good times roll
    Philadelphia isn't exactly a hotbed of New Orleans cuisine. The city does, however, have a full slate of people entering the restaurant business. Sean Nevins, 43, who years ago traded a budding culinary career for business school, will open Acadia, a Creole-Cajun restaurant, at 824 S. Eighth St.
    http://www.philly.com

23 hours ago

Join us for Citizen Archivist Week of Service...

Join us for Citizen Archivist Week of Service! In the spirit of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, join us January 15-19, 2018 for a week-long citizen archivist challenge. Our goal is to tag or transcribe 2,018 pages in the National Archives Catalog during Citizen Archivist Week of Service. Can you help us meet this challenge? Get started by visiting the Citizen Archivist Dashboard beginning January 15. During that week, we’ll have a special expanded missions session and lots of featured records waiting to be transcribed. For our new volunteers, you’ll also find instructions on how to create an account and get started. You can help us unlock history by tagging and transcribing primary source documents in the National Archives Catalog. As you add tags or transcriptions to these records, those words are added to our Catalog – improving search results, and making our records more discoverable online. The added benefit is that we’re unlocking the sometimes difficult to read text for all to understand. We like to say that as we tag and transcribe, we are unlocking history. Transcribe and tag some of our holdings today, a handful of which are linked to below: https://education.blogs.archives.gov/2018/01/10/citizen-archivist-service-week/

    Help Us Unlock History During Citizen Archivist Service Week!
    In the spirit of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, we're launching a week-long citizen archivist challenge from January 15-19. We invite you and your students to join us! Help us unlock history by tagging and transcribing primary source documents in the National Archives Catalog.
    http://education.blogs.archives.gov

24 hours ago

Just a reminder that we are closed today. We ...

Just a reminder that we are closed today. We hope you have a good holiday and we will see you tomorrow!

    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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25 hours ago

“My story being done, . . . She swore, in fai...

“My story being done, . . . She swore, in faith ‘twas strange, ‘twas passing strange.” – OTHELLO, Act One, Scene 3 Take a deep dive into the world of PASSING STRANGE in Walter Bilderback's (Production Dramaturg and Literary Manager) Open Stages blog post. #WilmaPassingStrange is now playing through February 18.

    OPEN STAGE ONLINE: PASSING STRANGE
    by Walter Bilderback "My story being done, . . . She swore, in faith 'twas strange, 'twas passing strange." - Othello, Act One, Scene 3 Passing Strange is, first and foremost, a coming of age story. Although it shares some moments with Stew's real life, it is not autobiographical.
    http://blog.wilmatheater.org

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41 hours ago

Cold weather got you down? Get out of the hou...

Cold weather got you down? Get out of the house this week and meet up with neighbors at our Happy Hour. Buy your tickets today.

    Winter 2018 Happy Hour
    Winter is great for cocooning, not so great for meeting up with neighbors. We have a solution: a Wintertime Happy Hour - the perfect way to catch up with friends and meet new people, conveniently right in the neighborhood. Join us at Al Zaytouna ("the Olive Tree"), an Eastern Mediterrranean BYOB restaurant near 9th & Christian.
    https://bella-vista-neighbors-association.ticketleap.com

47 hours ago

Nico Westerdale shared a photo to Bella Vista...

    Nico Westerdale
    Nico Westerdale updated the group photo in Philadelphia Domino Topplers Club - at Charles Santore Library.
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

  • DEMOLITION PERMIT

    EZ INTERIOR DEMOLITION- FOR THE INTERIOR DEMOLITION ON NON-BEARING PARTITION WALL AND CEILINGS AS PER ATTACHED STANDARD. DEVIATIONS FROM THESE STANDARDS REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION AND SITE PLANS.

    900 CHRISTIAN ST Issued January 12, 2018 Comment

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The National Archives at Philadelphia will be...

The National Archives at Philadelphia will be closed on Monday, January 15, 2017, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Feel free to call us at (215) 205-2044 or visit www.archive.gov/philadelphia for any changes in our hours.

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3 days ago

Bella Vista Neighbors Association shared Andr...

    Jackson MLK Day of Service
    Come join fellow families and community members at Jackon's MLK Day of Service. We will be doing a deep clean of the building, painting, refurbishing...
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3 days ago

Tonight it's Beer Night! Get to the Wilma ear...

Tonight it's Beer Night! Get to the Wilma early to sample Philadelphia Brewing Co.'s finest beers at the Good Karma Cafe's bar. Tasting begins at 7pm, and hour before PASSING STRANGE begins. #wilmapassingstrage #beernight #phillytheatre #phillybeer

    The Wilma Theater
    Tonight it's Beer Night! Get to the Wilma early to sample Philadelphia Brewing Co.'s finest beers at the Good Karma Cafe's bar. Tasting begins at 7pm, and hour before PASSING STRANGE begins....
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4 days ago

The humble pencil is a requirement on nearly ...

The humble pencil is a requirement on nearly every Fleisher class and workshop supply list. Have you ever thought about how they are made? This beautiful photo essay looks at how General Pencil Company takes raw wax, paint, cedar planks, and graphite to create art's most ubiquitous tool.

    Inside One of America's Last Pencil Factories
    Over the past few years, the photographer Christopher Payne visited the factory dozens of times, documenting every phase of the manufacturing process. His photographs capture the many different worlds hidden inside the complex's plain brick exterior. The basement, where workers process charcoal, is a universe of absolute gray: gray shirts, gray hands, gray machines swallowing gray ingredients.
    https://www.nytimes.com

4 days ago

If your trash or recycling was not picked up,...

If your trash or recycling was not picked up, report your block to the Streets department customer service line or via the 311 app.

    Philadelphia Streets:
    Learn what residents and businesses need to know about trash collection and recycling.
    http://www.philadelphiastreets.com

4 days ago

  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF AN AUTOMATIC WET SPRINKLER SYSTEM IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 13 ON THE FIRST FLOOR, AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 13R ON THE SECOND AND THIRD FLOORS, USING A NEW 2" FIRE SERVICE LINE, AND 4" BACKFLOW PREVENTION DEVICE, FOR AN EXPANDED THREE (3) STORY STRUCTURE (SEE AP#837228), TO BE USED AS OFFICES ON THE FIRST FLOOR, WITH SINGLE-FAMILY DWELLING ABOVE, AS PER PLANS.

    930 S 11TH ST Issued January 9, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    REMOVAL OF FRONT BRICK VENEER(NON STRUCTURAL) AND REMOVAL OF CMU BLOCK WALL FENCE IN PATIO YARD

    773 S 11TH ST Issued January 10, 2018 Comment
  • ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT

    AMEND PERMIT AP# 744266 TO INCLUDE RATED FIRE PUMP ROOM, AS PART OF REQUIRED 13R FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM.

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  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    WIRE THROUGHOUT OUTLETS,SWITCHES,LIGHTS,GFCI AND SMOKE DETECTORS PER 2008 NEC (SFD) NO SERVICE WORK

    1127 CARPENTER ST Issued January 10, 2018 Comment
  • ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT

    AMEND PERMIT AP# 774410 TO INCLUDE RATED FIRE PUMP ROOM, AS PART OF REQUIRED 13R FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM. SEE PLANS APPROVED UNDER AP# 837366.

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4 days ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared The ...

Hey, fence-sitters, The Philly POPS has agreed to a special BOGO promotion for WWCC email subscribers for next Friday's concert! This offer covers remaining seats in all sections except VIP seats. Open your Center email tomorrow morning--or subscribe now at http://www.waygay.org/--to receive this special 2-for-1 purchase offer!!!

    Rufus Wainwright
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4 days ago

Fleisher Art Memorial shared United Way of Gr...

Looking to meet young professionals in Philadelphia committed to philanthropy and volunteerism? Might we suggest hanging out with our pals from Young Friends of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and #ProjectNEXT at the Philadelphia Museum of Art on Wednesday, January 24?

    Young Professionals Across Philadelphia (YPAP)
    United Way's Project NEXT and the Young Friends of the Philadelphia Museum of Art are teaming up once again to bring together young professionals...
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4 days ago

Bella Vista Neighbors Association shared Quee...

https://www.facebook.com/PhilaParkandRec/posts/1553233638046713 Starr Garden Neighbors and Friends and Friends of Weccacoe are the nearest opportunities to participate in MLK day of service.

    MLK Day of Service in Queen Village
    Join your neighbors as we work together to take care of some of Queen Village's gems. We're meeting at Weccacoe (4th & Catharine) playground at 10:00am...
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Fleisher Art Memorial updated their cover pho...

    Fleisher Art Memorial
    Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA. 9,479 likes · 166 talking about this · 7,623 were here. One of the country's first community arts centers, driven by our mission to make art accessible to...
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

one of the books from my personal library tha...

one of the books from my personal library that i am offering for free https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oswald_Bruce_Cooper

    Antonio Anthony
    one of the books from my personal library that i am offering for free https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oswald_Bruce_Cooper
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5 days ago

Check out this clips of the PASSING STRANGE i...

Check out this clips of the PASSING STRANGE in rehearsal. Their performances had us tapping our feet and clapping our hands. Get yourself to the Wilma Theater to see this musical! Learn more --> goo.gl/37m3uo

    The Wilma Theater
    "Music is the freight train in which God travels!/ Bang! It does it's thang and then my soul unravels!/ Heals like holy water, and fights all my battles,/ Music is the freight train in which God...
    http://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

"Music is the freight train in which God trav...

"Music is the freight train in which God travels!/ Bang! It does it's thang and then my soul unravels!/ Heals like holy water, and fights all my battles,/ Music is the freight train in which God travels" Check out this clips of the PASSING STRANGE in rehearsal. Their performances had us tapping our feet and clapping our hands. Get yourself to the Wilma Theater to see this musical! Learn more --> goo.gl/37m3uo

    The Wilma Theater
    "Music is the freight train in which God travels!/ Bang! It does it's thang and then my soul unravels!/ Heals like holy water, and fights all my battles,/ Music is the freight train in which God...
    http://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

Check out this clip of the cast of PASSING ST...

Check out this clip of the cast of PASSING STRANGE in rehearsal. Their performance had us tapping our feet and clapping our hands. Get yourself to the Wilma Theater to see this musical! Learn more --> goo.gl/37m3uo

    The Wilma Theater
    "Music is the freight train in which God travels!/ Bang! It does it's thang and then my soul unravels!/ Heals like holy water, and fights all my battles,/ Music is the freight train in which God...
    http://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

Philadelphia Home Show, Big Philly Beerfest, Passion Pit and more things to do in Philadelphia, Jan. 12-18

7:30 p.m. Saturday at Molly’s Books & Records, 1010 S. 9th St. Free. mollysbooksandrecords.com

This article has 9 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

12 to 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St., $10 online, $13 at the door, phillyhomeshow.com

6 p.m. Friday, the Rosenbach, 2008 Delancey Place, $30 for general admission, 215-732-1600, rosenbach.org

7:30 p.m. Thursday, Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine St., free, 215-567-4341, freelibrary.org

10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Thursday, Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 South Columbus Boulevard, $5 admission, riverrink.ticketfly.com

8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Zellerbach Theatre, Annenberg Center Live, 3680 Walnut St. $30-$57. 215-898-3900, https://www.annenbergcenter.org

11:59 p.m. Friday, Landmark’s Ritz Movie Theatres Philadelphia, Ritz at the Bourse, 400 Ranstead St. $10.25 215-440-1181, https://www.landmarktheatres.com

8 p.m. Friday, Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad Street. $39-$59, kimmelcenter.org

4 and 8 p.m. Saturday, The Fillmore Philadelphia, Frankford Avenue and Richmond Street, $50 to $120, 215-309-0150, thefillmorephilly.com

8:30 p.m. Saturday at PhilaMOCA, 521 N. 12th. $12-$15. 215-519-9651. philamoca.org.

    Philadelphia Home Show, Big Philly Beerfest, Passion Pit and more things to do in Philadelphia, Jan. 12-18
    Philadelphia Home Show Explore new ways to spruce up your home at the Philadelphia Home Show, which spans two weekends and more than 300 experts on house and yard design. This year's show will bring New York designer Tyler Wisner and Kevin O'Connor, host of PBS's This Old House.
    http://www.philly.com

5 days ago

News of BV for January 10. Aren't you glad tr...

News of BV for January 10. Aren't you glad trash is getting picked up tomorrow?

    Come on get happy!
    BVNA hosts winter happy hour... and more news from the neighborhood.
    http://mailchi.mp

5 days ago

"But before we count it back to your uptown f...

"But before we count it back to your uptown flat/ We're gonna do a little play since you came for that/ A play where this band tells you where it's at/ So just follow along, just follow along" PASSING STRANGE begins tonight! Have you gotten your tickets yet to this musical revival? Learn more --> https://goo.gl/37m3uo

    The Wilma Theater
    "But before we count it back to your uptown flat/ We're gonna do a little play since you came for that/ A play where this band tells you where it's at/ So just follow along, just follow along"...
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5 days ago

Fleisher Art Memorial added 7 new photos.

Thanks to peach plum pear photo for sharing these photos of Danielle and Pat's gorgeous - and oh so stylish - Fleisher wedding! If you're getting hitched soon and are looking for a unique and memorable venue, you're in luck! We still have some availability now through the summer. Get in touch with Rentals Manager Adrianne Waxman at awaxman@fleisher.org and book your date today.

    Fleisher Art Memorial
    Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA. 9,479 likes · 158 talking about this · 7,621 were here. One of the country's first community arts centers, driven by our mission to make art accessible to...
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5 days ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared The ...

Just 25 VIP tickets are left that include premium concert seats and a dessert receipt with Rufus and the Philadelphia Gay Men's Chorus at WWCC after the show!

    Rufus Wainwright
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5 days ago

The US National Archives maintains partnershi...

The US National Archives maintains partnerships with many institutions and organizations, one of which is with the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA). DPLA is an all-digital library that aggregates metadata and images from archives and other institutions all over the world, including the holdings of the U.S. National Archives. You can learn more about DPLA by visiting their site: dp.la. Also, check out the photographs, documents and videos from the National Archives at Philadelphia on the DPLA site.

    ""National Archives at Philadelphia"" - Search · Digital Public Library of America
    This search returned 827 results.
    https://dp.la

Jan 09

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Jan 08

Tonight's Board meeting is rescheduled, due t...

Tonight's Board meeting is rescheduled, due to Palumbo Rec Center closing early. The meeting will be held next Monday, January 15, 7:30 pm, in the back room at AcadiaPhilly.

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Jan 08

Fleisher Art Memorial added an event.

Leeway Foundation supports women, trans, and gender nonconforming artists and cultural producers working at the intersections of art and social change in Greater Philadelphia. Its grantmaking programs include the Art and Change Grant, a project-based grant of up to $2,500 (deadline: March 1 and August 1), and the Leeway Transformation Award, an unrestricted award of $15,000 honoring work spanning five years or more (deadline: May 15). Are you thinking about applying, but not sure how to go about it? Join Leeway staff and past grantees for an overview of our grantmaking programs, an Art and Change Grant application walkthrough, and helpful tips. The Sanctuary Series was developed in support of Fleisher’s mission to make art accessible to everyone. The series provides low-commitment learning experience for our creative community to explore its interest in the arts. Supporting and supplementing Fleisher’s regular class and workshop offerings, Sanctuary Series events range from artist talks, film screenings, musical and dance performances, as well as hands on workshops. The Sanctuary Series is free and open to the public.

    Sanctuary Series: Leeway Foundation's Grant Information Session
    Sanctuary Series: Leeway Foundation's Grant Information Session
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 08

Are you a digital camera and Photoshop whiz? ...

Are you a digital camera and Photoshop whiz? We're looking for a lead teacher for our Saturday Young Artists Program who can create a safe and energetic environment for students ages 11-14. Learn more and apply today!

    Fleisher Art Memorial - Digital Photography Lead Teaching Artist
    Saturday Young Artists ProgramIn the Saturday Young Artists Program, Fleisher offers tuition-free classes for young people ages 5 to 18 designed to develop artistic skills, foster engagement with the arts, encourage self-expression, and build confidence as a creative person.
    https://fleisherartmemorial.submittable.com

Jan 08

Watch a video of Passing Strange's Kris Colem...

Watch a video of Passing Strange's Kris Coleman and Jamar Williams on NBC10 Philadelphia with Erin Coleman. #WilmaPassingStrange begins this Wednesday, Jan. 10!

    'Passing Strange' Rock Musical Invades Philadelphia
    A Tony Award winning production is headed to Philadelphia. NBC10's Erin Coleman sat with Kris Coleman and Jamar Williams, two stars from the musical "Passing Strange," to learn more about the show and what it was like to be joined onstage by a rock band.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Jan 08

Due to inclement weather, the National Archiv...

Due to inclement weather, the National Archives at Philadelphia will close at 2:30 pm today, January 8, 2017. Our offices will reopen tomorrow, January 9, 2017, at 8:30 am.

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