8 hours ago

Come get your music on

Come get your music on

    Seger Park
    Come get your music on
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8 hours ago

Seger Park shared Bria Anneí Young's post.

Sign your kids up today for this fun camp!

    Bria Anneí Young
    FREE basketball summer camp for kids grades 4-8th located at Seger Park this summer. To sign up visit: BriaYoungBasketball.com/programs
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13 hours ago

25+ Excellent Things To Do In Philly This Week, May 21-28

Where:PHS Pop Up Garden, 1438 South Street

Where:Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, 1020 South Street

This article has 20 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Where:Franklin Square, 200 N. 6th Street

Where:Spruce Street Harbor Park, 301 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:The Fillmore, 29 E. Allen Street

Where:Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch Street

Where:The Franklin Institute, 222 N. 20th Street

Where:Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street

...through Memorial Day at this sprawling green space in South Philadelphia at the corner of Broad Street and Pattison Avenue (across the street from AT&T Station and the sports complex...

Where:FDR Park, 1500 Pattison Avenue & S. Broad Street

Where:The Academy of Natural Sciences, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Where:Morgan's Pier, 221 N. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Cruiser Olympia at Independence Seaport Museum, 211 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Philadelphia Building, 1315 Walnut Street

Where:Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Various locations including National Mechanics, 2701, 22 S. 3rd Street

Where:Bok Bar, 800 Mifflin Street

Where:Lithuanian Music Hall Association, 2715 E. Allegheny Avenue

Where:Various locations including National Constitution Center, 525 Arch Street

Where:Festival Pier at Penn's Landing, 601 N. Columbus Boulevard

Where:The Mann Center, 5201 Parkside Avenue

Where:Morris Arboretum, 100 E. Northwestern Avenue

    25+ Excellent Things To Do In Philly This Week, May 21-28
    Sail Philadelphia | Photo by M. Stanley for Delaware River Waterfront Corporation Memorial Day weekend happenings, a free fireworks show, Sail Philadelphia, opening of Bok Bar and more... Memorial Day weekend welcomes the unofficial start of summer - and there's no shortage of awesome things to do.
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35 hours ago

More rain in the forecast over the next few d...

More rain in the forecast over the next few days. Enjoy(?) the interlude between wet weather! #GetOutdoors #LawnmowerSunday #BeSafe

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    More rain in the forecast over the next few days. Enjoy(?) the interlude between wet weather! #GetOutdoors #LawnmowerSunday #BeSafe
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36 hours ago

STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET IMPROVEME...

STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET IMPROVEMENT FOR WEEK OF MAY 21 Temporary, Full Street Closures and Parking Restrictions Expected

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46 hours ago

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    The Rowhouse Boom: Populist Victory or Philadelphia Noir?
    The proudest moment for the Philadelphia rowhouse was in Chicago, of all places. A two-story "Workingman's House" was "put up at the Columbian Exposition," reported Talcott Williams in 1893.
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2 days ago

Say hello to the volunteers at our table just...

Say hello to the volunteers at our table just south of Catharine on your way down to the Italian Market Festival 2018, pick up safety tips, a newsletter, or just pop in to chat under our tent. The rain is starting to clear out.

    Bella Vista Neighbors Association
    Say hello to the volunteers at our table just south of Catharine on your way down to the Italian Market Festival 2018, pick up safety tips, a newsletter, or just pop in to chat under our tent. The...
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3 days ago

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    Avenue Of The Arts, Inc.
    The first four intersections on the Avenue of the Arts are nearing completion. A new pedestrian friendly Avenue. No puddles at Chestnut Street after days of rain! #avenueofthearts
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3 days ago

Do you have a dog and enjoy music?

Do you have a dog and enjoy music?

    Washington Square West Civic Association
    Do you have a dog and enjoy music?
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3 days ago

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    Old Pine Community Center - Summer In The City
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3 days ago

From the vault. Deputy Director Noelle Foizen...

From the vault. Deputy Director Noelle Foizen still has great advice for flooding safety. For updated info text READYPHILA to 888-777 http://ow.ly/zpg830k4wl2

    Flood Safety Tips
    Noelle Foizen, Volunteer Management Coordinator for the Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management, provides the following information on how to stay safe in a flood. Inside/Outside on Foot: - Keep a battery-operated AM/FM radio tuned to a local station and follow emergency instructions. - If flooding occurs and it is safe to move, go to high ground.
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3 days ago

The Seger Park Advisory Council is sad to say...

The Seger Park Advisory Council is sad to say good bye to long term members and friends Ed Pereles, Joan Behr and Dick Behr. They have proudly and tirelessly served on the board for several years. We’ve accomplished a lot over the years and we appreciate all their hard work put into keeping the park clean and safe. Best of luck to you all!

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3 days ago

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    Keeping you posted: Settle your Real Estate Tax bill today | Department of Revenue
    Did you receive a "Warning of Risk of Tax Foreclosure" letter in the mail? Now is the time to take action! You should pay your Real Estate Tax bill in full or enroll into a payment agreement. Check out the full text of the letter to get more information about programs to help you stay in your home.
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3 days ago

May 23: Neighborhood Social & Open House at Jed Williams Gallery

(215) 627-0057

    May 23: Neighborhood Social & Open House at Jed Williams Gallery
    Wednesday, May 23 at 6 PM - 8 PM Neighborhood Social & Open House at Jed Williams Gallery Jed Williams Gallery 615 Bainbridge St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19147 What could be better than art and wine? Mingle with neighbors at a special neighborhood social and open house at the Jed Williams Gallery, 615 Bainbridge.
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3 days ago

Grease Pole Climbing Competition Back At Italian Market Festival This Weekend

Teams looking to participate in the competition can register at the Visitor Center at 919 South 9th St.

    Grease Pole Climbing Competition Back At Italian Market Festival This Weekend
    Teams will race up the 30-foot-high pole greased with lard to reach prizes of meats, cheeses, gifts and money.
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4 days ago

Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management a...

Flood Watch extended until 6pm Saturday. Rain predicted to continue, possibly heavy overnight tonight and Friday into Saturday. ✅Follow the forecast ✅Know your local waterway & street flooding hazards ✅Stay connected to important info from the City. Text READYPHILA to 888-777

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management added a new photo.
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4 days ago

As seen in Center City Philly. Need a smoke d...

As seen in Center City Philly. Need a smoke detector? It's as easy as 3-1-1, and so important. Contact Philly 311 to request a free smoke detector, including adaptive models for hearing impaired. Plus, you get to meet some of Philly's bravest from the Philadelphia Fire Department when they install it!

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    As seen in Center City Philly. Need a smoke detector? It's as easy as 3-1-1, and so important. Contact Philly 311 to request a free smoke detector, including adaptive models for hearing impaired....
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4 days ago

Want to learn more about conducting genealogi...

Want to learn more about conducting genealogical research through NARA’s online catalog? Check out the new page on our website that provides helpful information about how to use our catalog: https://www.archives.gov/research/genealogy/catalog-guide

    National Archives Catalog Guide for Genealogists and Family Historians
    The National Archives holds historical U.S. government documents (federal, congressional, and presidential records) that are created or received by the President and his staff, by Congress, by employees of Federal government agencies, and by the Federal courts in the course of their official duties.
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4 days ago

The Woman. The Myth. The Legend. The ROGUE. T...

The Woman. The Myth. The Legend. The ROGUE. Take a look at how Wilma Artistic Director Blanka Zizka went rogue in 2018. A tribute video to 2018 Theater Lovers Fete honoree Blanka Zizka.

    The Wilma Theater
    The Woman. The Myth. The Legend. The ROGUE. Take a look at how Wilma Artistic Director Blanka Zizka went rogue in 2018. A tribute video to 2018 Theater Lovers Fete honoree Blanka Zizka.
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5 days ago

Did you know that the Athenaeum of Philadelph...

Did you know that the Athenaeum of Philadelphia has podcasts of some of our programs? Follow the link below to listen to “What Does the City Beautiful Mean for the 21st Century City?” by Paul Goldberger, and more. http://www.philaathenaeum.org/podcasts.html

    Athenaeum of Philadelphia--Podcasts
    219 S. 6th Street Philadelphia, PA 19106-3794 │P: (215) 925-2688 Copyright © 2018 The Athenaeum of Philadelphia
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5 days ago

Fleisher Art Memorial added 2 new photos.

Intrigued by the Philadelphia Museum of Art's exhibition Design in Revolution: A 1960s Odyssey? Continue your exploration of the tumultuous decade in Dan Buskirk's summer workshop that explores four ground-breaking 1968 films, the impact of which continues to reverberate today. Learn more and register: http://bit.ly/2IogVHt

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

"Today’s corporal sequence felt like a (welco...

"Today’s corporal sequence felt like a (welcome) scale model of a “real”-world battle: a constant, inner battle between corporal and mental/goal-oriented desire." Temple University Musical Theater BFA student José Raúl Mangual takes us inside his experience in the HotHouse Intensive. Go further with your theater training with the HotHouse this June in a three week Intensive with HotHouse Company members and teachers. --> https://goo.gl/1nAins

    HotHouse Intensive: Meeting Myself
    Temple University Musical Theater BFA student José Raúl Mangual took part in a HotHouse Intensive this winter. He documented the experience through daily reflections and photos that will be shared as blog posts as we prepare for the Summer Intensive. Alrighty!
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5 days ago

Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management a...

Our Public Engagement team of two, Lynn and Emma, speaking with employees of Inglis House in West Philly during a READYBusiness presentation. Our 65th emergency preparedness talk of 2018. Insight and info into what it takes for your business to be prepared. Interested in bringing READYBusiness to your workplace? Request a workshop! ⬇ https://beta.phila.gov/departments/oem/programs/preparedness-workshops/business-continuity-workshops/

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management added a new photo.
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5 days ago

Thanks, Super Bowl win! South Philly Italian Market Fest pole to get double the grease

This weekend, the tradition will look a little different: Teams competing to climb the 30-foot mast at the Ninth and Montrose piazza will have to deal with double the pig fat.

If you’re thinking of giving it a go, know that despite the increased attention, the registration date hasn’t changed. People will still have to wait until actual fest on May 19 and 20 to sign up in person the Visitor Center at 919 S. Ninth St. (Pre-print the registration form here.)

    Thanks, Super Bowl win! South Philly Italian Market Fest pole to get double the grease
    Updated 1:40 p.m. Philly has a thing for climbing poles covered with grease. The world was introduced to the proclivity earlier this year. In advance of the Eagles' NFC Championship win, Philly Police greased streetlight poles with Crisco to prevent celebratory climbers. It didn't really work.
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5 days ago

How to climb the greased pole at the Italian Market Festival

...out a liability form and pass a breathalyzer test at the Visitor Center located at 919 South Ninth St. prior to beginning their ascent. That means if you’re one of those people whose...

    How to climb the greased pole at the Italian Market Festival
    When the Eagles won the Super Bowl in February and Villanova took home the NCAA championship title last month, Philadelphians shocked the world with their gravity-defying ability to scramble up poles greased with Crisco and hydraulic fluid. But what most people outside Philadelphia don't know is that climbing greased poles is practically embedded in Philly culture.
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5 days ago

LIVING. ADVENTUROUS. ART. The 2018/19 Season ...

LIVING. ADVENTUROUS. ART. The 2018/19 Season promises to be an unparalleled theatrical journey. See all four shows at a great price. --> https://goo.gl/wXS2U6

    2018/2019 Season | The Wilma Theater
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5 days ago

Today's enewsletter, sponsored by Nottene, a ...

Today's enewsletter, sponsored by Nottene, a local print and pattern design studio. https://mailchi.mp/10389e9fbcc9/news-of-bella-vista-may-16?e=689d9f05b8

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5 days ago

Seger Park shared a Page.

Not for just Dog Lovers

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5 days ago

BZ BZ, oh what you do for American theatre! ...

BZ BZ, oh what you do for American theatre! Artistic Director Blanka Zizka will be a part of a American Theatre magazine panel of immigrants and first-generation Americans working in the theatre to discuss their work and what it signifies in an age of rising anti-immigrant hysteria and violence.

    AT Live Event! Stage Migrations: Immigrants and the American Theatre
    On May 23, AT senior editor Diep Tran will moderate a conversation with Blanka Zizka, Carmen Rivera, Ed Sylvanus Iskandar, Maria Goyanes, Ngozi Anyanwu, Immigrants and refugees are woven into the fabric of American identity, and American theatre has always reflected that, from Yiddish theatre to El Teatro Campesino to and the Ufot cycle.
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5 days ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Pennsylvania Elections - County Results
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6 days ago

⚠️⛈️💨 Tonight's storm has the potential for h...

⚠️⛈️💨 Tonight's storm has the potential for heavy rain and damaging winds. Be prepared: Know who to call if the lights go out, trees go down or power lines fall. Also, keep your electronic devices fully charged. More info in our blog⬇️ https://beta.phila.gov/2018-03-05-preparing-for-power-outages/

    Preparing for Power Outages | Office of Emergency Management
    March 5, 2018 Power outages happen year-round. They can be a temporary nuisance caused by a system failure or something that impacts our lives for days, resulting from a Nor'easter, Tropical Storm or other severe weather. Outages can also impact travel, bringing trees down on wires or roads that affect mass-transit or create hazardous driving conditions.
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6 days ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Office of Emergency Management | Homepage
    The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) works to ensure the City of Philadelphia is ready for any kind of emergency. OEM works with organizations throughout the City to prepare for possible emergencies in the City, lessen their impact, and recover as quickly as possible.
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6 days ago

Severe Thunderstorm Watch now in effect for P...

Severe Thunderstorm Watch now in effect for Philadelphia. Flash Flood Watch starts at 4pm. Showers, thunderstorms forecast to begin this evening & continue overnight. Could impact rush hour commute. Potential for damaging wind, heavy rain at times. Use caution on roads & at home

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Severe Thunderstorm Watch now in effect for Philadelphia. Flash Flood Watch starts at 4pm. Showers, thunderstorms forecast to begin this evening & continue overnight. Could impact rush hour commute....
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6 days ago

Here are today's cheapest rentals in Washington Square, Philadelphia

Listed at $935/month, this one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, located at 928 Pine St., is 35.5 percent less than the $1,450/month median rent for a one bedroom in Washington Square.

This studio condo, situated at 1324 Locust St., is listed for $995/month for its 320-square-feet of space.

Here's a studio condo at 319 S. 10th St., which, at 400-square-feet, is going for $1,095/month.

And here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom condo at 260 S. Ninth St., which, with 500-square-feet, is going for $1,395/month.

Listed at $1,400/month, this 400-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom condo is located at 1320 Pine St.

    Here are today's cheapest rentals in Washington Square, Philadelphia
    Finding a bargain can be a challenge if you're looking for a new spot to live on a budget. So what does the low-end rent on a rental in Washington Square look like these days--and what might you get for your money?
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6 days ago

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    Seger Park
    Community Action Notice-Electronic Waste Collection A Fifth Grade Class (as part of its Service-Learning Project) from McCall School in conjunction with the Philadelphia Streets Department is hosting...
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6 days ago

From the National Weather Service Mount Holly...

From the National Weather Service Mount Holly: Good afternoon! We are gearing up our severe weather operations for later this afternoon. Remain alert for severe thunderstorms, mainly between 4 PM and 11 PM especially for eastern PA and NJ. Have a trusted source for severe weather warnings later today. From us: Sign up for our free weather warning text alerts direct from @NWS_MountHolly to your phone. Text READYPHILA to 888-777. To customize your free text or email alerts, visit http://www.phila.gov/ready and click on "sign up for alerts". #ImportantInfo #StayConnected #BeReady

    Office of Emergency Management | Homepage
    The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) works to ensure the City of Philadelphia is ready for any kind of emergency. OEM works with organizations throughout the City to prepare for possible emergencies in the City, lessen their impact, and recover as quickly as possible.
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6 days ago

The Athenaeum of Philadelphia shared Philadel...

If you haven't already seen it, be sure to catch the latest episode of Philadelphia: The Great Experiment. You will see our very own Bruce Laverty (the Athenaeum's Gladys Brooks Curator of Architecture), as well as Board Member David B. Brownlee. It also features historian (and Athenaeum shareholder) Thomas H. Keels, and writing by Nathaniel Popkin (former Athenaeum Writer in Residence).

    Philadelphia The Great Experiment: World Stage (1872 - 1899)
    Philadelphia celebrates the Centennial of the USA with a spectacular World's Fair in 1876. The merchant John Wanamaker captures the spirit of the times with his grand department store. He leads the effort to build a city within the city for the Fair, including the largest building in the world.
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6 days ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    'Misleading' ballot question would tweak Philly school board process
    A charter change before Philadelphians Tuesday would give City Council more power over the composition of the city's new school board, although the wording of the actual ballot question could leave some voters confused. Ballot question No.
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6 days ago

You know warm weather is here when ColorWheel...

You know warm weather is here when ColorWheels rolls out! Catch our mobile art studio at the Philadelphia Children's Festival at the Annenberg Center this week. We'll be there Thursday, Friday, and Saturday! While you wait, watch this super fun video and think about hosting ColorWheels at your own event.

    ColorWheels: Delivering Creativity to Your Neighborhood!
    ColorWheels is Fleisher's mobile art studio, launched in 2012. Dubbed the "Swiss Army Knife of art," ColorWheels delivers creative experiences directly to community members in neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia. The van is equipped with the tools and supplies needed for Fleisher's teaching artists to guide community members in hands-on culturally inspired mini workshops, collaborative public art projects, and art technique demonstrations.
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6 days ago

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    Josh Shapiro
    Polls are now open in PA until 8pm. We created the AG's Election Integrity Guide so you know your voting rights and some "dos and donts" for Election Day. Like, is it permissible to take a selfie 🤳...
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6 days ago

The Mega-Popular South 9th Street Italian Market Festival Takes Over South Philly This Weekend

...Call Me Francis Band, Go Go Gadjet and more acts on the main stage at South 9th Street and Washington Avenue, plus more performances where South 9th Street intersects with Carpenter, Christian, Federal and Ellsworth streets...

Interested teams can fill out this form and register at the Visitor Center located at 919 S. 9th Street. Viewers can watch the comedy unfold from the ground at the piazza on 9th and Montrose streets.

Interested teams can fill out this form and register at the Visitor Center located at 919 S. 9th Street. Viewers can watch the comedy unfold from the ground at the piazza on 9th and Montrose streets.

    The Mega-Popular Italian Market Festival Returns to South Philly This Weekend
    Start working up an appetite, Philly! The South 9th Street Italian Market Festival returns this weekend to fill eight city blocks with food, drink, music, contests, crafts and more in celebration of the nation's oldest continuously operating outdoor market. ITALIAN MARKET FESTIVAL FAST FACTS The South 9th Street Italian Market Festival runs from May 19-20, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., rain or shine.
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