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Morris Animal Refuge added 4 new photos — at ...

Some of the awesome adoptable dogs waiting for you at the Refuge this January! Continually updated. Want to give one of the these great dogs a home? Get in touch, stop by, or apply online!

    Morris Animal Refuge
    Some of the awesome adoptable dogs waiting for you at the Refuge this January! Continually updated. Want to give one of the these great dogs a home? Get in touch, stop by, or apply online!
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19 hours ago

We're proud to see two Fleisher teaching arti...

We're proud to see two Fleisher teaching artists, Grimaldi Baez and Ricky Yanas, involved in this. Read more about their discoveries and don't miss the exhibition, which is on view at Tiger Strikes Asteroid in Kensington through February 17.

    In Puerto Rico, Philadelphia artists find activism in wake of hurricanes
    In the aftermath of the multiple hurricanes that hit Puerto Rico last year, a group of Philadelphia artist rallied $14,000 in donations, used to send solar powered lights and water filters to the island. "That's what was asked for. Those were the things that were needed," said Grimaldi Baez, who was born on the island and still visits frequently.
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19 hours ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Becoming U.S. - Living in a City of Immigrants
    Ask anyone living in Philadelphia where they live and you're apt to get a unique response. Places like Fishtown, Strawberry Mansion, and Bella Vista are just a few of dozens of small neighborhoods that make up the larger city.
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23 hours ago

A happy opening night to cast and crew of PAS...

A happy opening night to cast and crew of PASSING STRANGE! Let's get ready to play all night. #WilmaPassingStrange #phillytheatre #philly

    Animated GIF - Find & Share on GIPHY
    Discover & share this Animated GIF with everyone you know. GIPHY is how you search, share, discover, and create GIFs.
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25 hours ago

Weather update: all afternoon and evening cla...

Weather update: all afternoon and evening classes will run as scheduled today.

    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

Where to Watch the Eagles in the NFC Championship Game

Cinder Copper & Lace (1500 Locust St.)

Bru/U-Bahn (1318 Chestnut St.)

McGillins (1310 Drury St.)

Varga Bar (941 Spruce St.)

This article has 7 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Interstate Drafthouse (1235 E Palmer St.)

Little Lion (243 Chestnut St.)

Mad Rex (1000 Frankford Ave.)

Nick's Bar & Grille (16 S 2nd St.)

O'Neals Pub (611 South 3rd St.)

Silence DoGood’s (216 Market St.)

Taproom on 19th (2400 S 19th St.)

    Where to Watch the Eagles in the NFC Championship Game
    The Eagles have advanced to the NFC Championship game, which they'll play against the Vikings at the Linc on Sunday at 6:40 PM. If you weren't lucky enough to snag one of the tickets when they went on sale (and can't afford spending $1000s of dollars on StubHub)-we've rounded up where you can cheer on the birds without breaking the bank!
    http://philly.thedrinknation.com

26 hours ago

Come to our Happy Hour tomorrow night - we pr...

Come to our Happy Hour tomorrow night - we promise we won't complain about trash delays. (ICYMI, collection 1 day behind this week due to MLK holiday)

    News of Bella Vista Jan. 17
    The Bella Vista Neighbors Association is the Registered Community Organization that serves residents of Bella Vista, which is bounded by 6th and 11th Streets, South Street and Washington Avenue. BVNA improves Bella Vista's quality of life, facilitates and augments the delivery of government services, strengthens community bonds, encourages civic involvement, provides a public and neutral discussion forum, and promotes dialogue with elected officials.
    http://mailchi.mp

26 hours ago

Stick to Your Job Pictured here is a poster ...

Stick to Your Job Pictured here is a poster which encouraged employees to “stick to your job,” which encouraged workers not to drift from job to job because their dedicated work was vital to the war effort. This poster was produced by the United States Department of Labor and, like many other propaganda posters, was distributed to American factories in order to encourage workers to maximize efficiency for the war effort. Want to learn more about our holdings related to World War I and more? Check out our Guide to World War One holdings: https://www.archives.gov/philadelphia/finding-aids/wwi-guide. Feel free to consult 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. Also feel free to check out other National Archives resources related to World War I here: https://www.archives.gov/topics/wwi#event-/timeline/item/archduke-assassination. Today's post was written by Grace Schultz, Archives Technician at the National Archives at Philadelphia. Citation: Memorandum Regarding War Posters, with Attachments; File 2130-0; Box 16; Central Subject Files of the Naval Powder Factory; 5th Naval District; RG 181 - Naval Districts and Shore Establishments; National Archives at Philadelphia; (NAID: 66540631) (HMS ID: PH-6192).

    National Archives at Philadelphia
    Stick to Your Job Pictured here is a poster which encouraged employees to "stick to your job," which encouraged workers not to drift from job to job because their dedicated work was vital to the war...
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26 hours ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

January 17, 1706

    Parkway Museums District
    On this day in 1706, our favorite founding father, Benjamin Franklin, was born! To honor Philadelphia's most celebrated adopted son, the City officially changed the name of the Fairmount Parkway to...
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26 hours ago

Good snowy morning! Our morning classes will ...

Good snowy morning! Our morning classes will run as scheduled today. We will be keeping an eye on the weather and will post further updates about the status of our afternoon and evening classes.

    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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28 hours ago

The Wilma Theater shared their event.

Guess who's coming back to the cafe?

    Live in the Cafe: Stew and ILL DOOTS
    Tony Award-winning creator of PASSING STRANGE Stew returns for another evening at the Wilma's Good Karma Cafe. Playing a selection of songs from his...
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34 hours ago

Steam Pipe Trunk Distribution Venue posted 17 photos to Flickr:

45 hours ago

Share your experience with #WilmaPassingStran...

Share your experience with #WilmaPassingStrange with a lyric postcard from the "manicured lawns" of Los Angeles.

    The Wilma Theater
    Share your experience with #WilmaPassingStrange with a lyric postcard from the "manicured lawns" of Los Angeles.
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2 days ago

Bella Vista Neighbors Association shared Star...

    Starr Garden Neighbors and Friends
    Starr Garden Neighbors and Friends, Philadelphia, PA. 975 likes · 12 talking about this · 432 were here. Starr Garden Friends and Neighbors: Community group dedicated to maintaining and improving...
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2 days 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

2 days ago

How do you turn a pit orchestra into a onstag...

How do you turn a pit orchestra into a onstage rock band? Get the full behind-the-scenes story tonight, after the 6:30pm performance of #WilmaPassingStrange, join the Directors Gathering for a dialogue with Passing Strange's Music Director (and band leader) Amanda Morton.

    The Wilma Theater
    How do you turn a pit orchestra into a onstage rock band? Get the full behind-the-scenes story tonight, after the 6:30pm performance of #WilmaPassingStrange, join the Directors Gathering for a...
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2 days ago

2 days 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

2 days ago

Washington Square West Civic Association Zoni...

Washington Square West Civic Association Zoning Committee Agenda: The meeting will be held Tuesday, January 23 at 7pm. 233 South 10th Street, Room 101, Bluemle Life Sciences Building 702-714 Sansom Street and 128 South 7th Street (Jeweler’s Row), CMX-5 Zoning District Toll Brothers will be making its official RCO presentation to the WSWCA as required for the Civic Design Review Process. The conditional zoning permit describes the project as follows: FOR THE DEMOLITION OF MULTIPLE EXISTING ATTACHED STRUCTURES AND FOR THE LOT ADJUSTMENT TO CREATE ONE (1) NEW LOT FROM SIX (6) EXISTING LOTS. FOR THE ERECTION OF AN ATTACHED STRUCTURE WITH ROOF DECKS AT THE 2ND, 3RD, 4TH, 15TH, 22ND, AND 24TH FLOORS; NO CHANGE IN HEIGHT OR AREA OF EXISTING ATTACHED STRUCTURE AT FORMER PROPERTY KNOWN AS 712-14 SANSOM ST. FOR USE AS A VACANT COMMERCIAL SPACE ON THE 1ST FLOOR FACING SANSOM ST (SEPARATE USE REGISTRATION REQUIRED PRIOR TO OCCUPANCY), WITH MULTI-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING (EIGHTY-FIVE (85) DWELLING UNITS) ABOVE, WITH ACCESSORY PARKING PROVIDED OFF-SITE AT 618 MARKET ST, AND 150 S INDEPENDENCE W ML THIRTY (30) ACCESSORY BICYCLE PARKING SPACES AND ONE (1) OFF-STREET LOADING SPACE (ACCESSED FROM S 7TH ST); NO CHANGE TO EXISTING USES OF RETAIL SALES OF WEARING APPAREL AND ACCESSORIES WITHIN EXISTING BUILDING AT 712-14 SANSOM ST; NO SIGNS ON THIS PERMIT. The civic association will be sending a representative to the Civic Design Review presentation at the Planning Commission scheduled for February 6, 2018. That representative will convey comments on design based on public input at the committee meeting and the opinions of the zoning committee. 1326-28 Chestnut Street (The Hale Building), CMX-5 Zoning District APPLICATION IS FOR PROPOSED SIT DOWN RESTAURANT ON 1ST AND 2ND FLOOR, FOOD PREPARATION AREA AND ACCESSORY STORAGE IN BASEMENT WITH ALL OTHER USES AS PREVIOUSLY APPROVED IN AN EXISTING STRUCTURE. Refusal is for the following: THE PROPOSED USE, SIT DOWN RESTAURANT, REQUIRES A SPECIAL EXCEPTION APPROVAL IN CHESTNUT/WALNUT STREET AREA.

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