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New map unearths dozens of forgotten burial grounds across Philly

In the summer of 1851, it was reported that a Mr. Finley had purchased a plot of land on the corner of 12th and Carpenter streets in Philadelphia, to build on it…

    New map unearths dozens of forgotten burial grounds across Philly
    Historians say cemeteries are forgotten for all sorts of reasons: congregations move away or thin out, grave relocations may be incomplete, members who knew of the burial grounds themselves die. "In some cases, there are hundreds of individuals built on layers on top of the other, and in some cases, people doing the relocation think they have everybody, but they don't," said Mooney.
    http://planphilly.com

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How a South Philly playwright and crew are turning a punk rock club into their next stage

...theater company that will stage its inaugural 2018 season out of Connie’s Ric Rac (1132 S. Ninth St.), the bar and performance space that’s been a familiar fixture in the Italian Market...

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...the girl from South Philly,” says Wolf, who grew up bouncing among 20th and Packer, 16th and Moyamensing, and 15th and Hicks. “It’s the accent...

    How a South Philly playwright and crew are turning a punk rock club into their next stage
    When Gianna Lozzi Wolf was an undergraduate theater student at Arcadia University, her reputation preceded her, and she didn't have much choice in the matter. "I was always the girl from South Philly," says Wolf, who grew up bouncing among 20th and Packer, 16th and Moyamensing, and 15th and Hicks.
    http://www.philly.com

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Take a cue from this unseasonably gorgeous we...

Take a cue from this unseasonably gorgeous weather and get ready for spring! Registration for spring classes and workshops is underway and tuition-free class registration opens Monday at 8:00 a.m.

    Fleisher Art Memorial
    Take a cue from this unseasonably gorgeous weather and get ready for spring! Registration for spring classes and workshops is underway and tuition-free class registration opens Monday at 8:00 a.m.
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ON THIS DATE FEB 21- 1969 A VERY BUSY DAY FOR...

ON THIS DATE FEB 21- 1969 A VERY BUSY DAY FOR THE PHILADELPHIA FIRE DEPARTMENT FROM THE OLDTIMERS DESK On this date Feb-21- 1969 a very busy day for the PFD, fighting two extra alarms at the same time within the same local. At 2:08PM, Box-288 was struck for the W.C. Brown Leather Co. at 1701 Tulip St. First in companies found heavy fire in a 4 story buiding. The 2nd & 3rd alarm were struck for this fire and while this was going on, at 2:14PM, Box-4414 was struck at Bath & Ontario St. Eng-28 arrived and found heavy fire and numerious explosions at the Neatsfoot Oil Refining Co. A total of five alarms were sounded before this fire was bought under control. Later this day the PFD wold battle the biggest blaze of the day, when Box-9 was struck at 10:54 PM for 1100 Washington Ave for a fire at the Apple Storage Co. A total of 6 Alarms were struck to blaze this fire under control.A VERY BUSY DAY FOR THE PHILADELPHIA FIRE DEPARTMENT.......

    Philadelphia 2nd Alarmers Association
    ON THIS DATE FEB 21- 1969 A VERY BUSY DAY FOR THE PHILADELPHIA FIRE DEPARTMENT FROM THE OLDTIMERS DESK On this date Feb-21- 1969 a very busy day for the PFD, fighting two extra alarms at the same...
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Central Philly loft with 18-foot ceilings, two walls of windows wants $630,000

The 1,752-square-foot Unit 706 at 1101 Washington Avenue in central Philly near Passyunk Square comes complete with 18-foot ceilings and two walls of large windows. In other words, it’s airy and bright.

    Central Philly loft with 18-foot ceilings, two walls of windows wants $630,000
    The 1,752-square-foot Unit 706 at 1101 Washington Avenue in central Philly near Passyunk Square comes complete with 18-foot ceilings and two walls of large windows. In other words, it's airy and bright. The three-bedroom, three-bathroom spread in a 100-year-old converted industrial building is on sale for $629,900 through How Real Estate.
    https://philly.curbed.com

4 days ago

Trading Brake Pads For Ballet Slippers On South Broad Street

...open his own Nash branch dealership. He set up shop in a small building at 1113 South Broad Street, just below Washington Avenue, and opened the Duff-Nash Motor Company. Today, the building remains...

Duff expanded his dealership portfolio in 1930. He continued to sell Nash cars at the company’s original location at 1113 South Broad Street, while 1101 Washington Avenue became Brown-Duff Chevrolet. The dealership managed to stay operational at that location until 1953.

    Trading Brake Pads For Ballet Slippers On South Broad Street
    In 1922, car salesman John M. Duff worked at the Philadelphia branch of the Nash Motor Company on Automobile Row in North Philadelphia. Looking to capitalize on the smaller Automobile Row that was growing on South Broad Street, Duff set out to open his own Nash branch dealership.
    https://hiddencityphila.org

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Burning public art question, Where could Rizzo go?

Atop Geno’s steaks, 9th & Passyunk

    Burning public art question, Where could Rizzo go?
    In his essay, Dave Kyu looks at various placements for the contentious Frank Rizzo statue, which the city promised to relocate after angry public outcry. Dave ponders three new locations for the monumental sculpture to the racially-divisive former Mayor and Police Commissioner and one new placement at its current location.
    https://www.theartblog.org

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