1 hour ago

For more than three decades, The Franklin Ins...

For more than three decades, The Franklin Institute and GSK have joined together to present free Science in the Summer programs for elementary school-aged students across the Philadelphia region and increasingly throughout the United States. http://bit.ly/2bnABzP Registration for GSK Science in the Summer is open now. http://bit.ly/2ksQ5DT The GSK Science in the Summer Program was recently featured in iHeartMedia Inc.'s Philadelphia Community Podcast. Listen: https://ihr.fm/2IN5FZo

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    For more than three decades, The Franklin Institute and GSK have joined together to present free Science in the Summer programs for elementary school-aged students across the Philadelphia region and...
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7 hours ago

Please note that the National Archives at Phi...

Please note that the National Archives at Philadelphia will be closed on Monday, May 28, in observation of Memorial Day. Visit NARA's special Memorial Day web page on National Archives News, which highlights NARA's holdings that document Memorial Day and honors those who have given their lives: https://www.archives.gov/news/topics/memorial-day For information about our hours, please visit our website: https://www.archives.gov/philadelphia

    Memorial Day: A Commemoration
    Memorial Day, initially referred to as Decoration Day, was observed by many communities after the Civil War, when the nation suffered more than 620,000 military deaths, roughly 2 percent of the total population at the time. John A.
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7 hours ago

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    Philly311
    🚙 Remember Philly, a vehicle is considered abandoned if it is inoperable, it prevents a hazard, or if it is abandoned on public property. Report abandoned vehicles to us and Philadelphia Police...
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7 hours ago

Just cruising down Spruce. #classiccar #cruel...

Just cruising down Spruce. #classiccar #cruelladevil #sprucestreet #washwestcivic #philly

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    Just cruising down Spruce. #classiccar #cruelladevil #sprucestreet #washwestcivic #philly
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7 hours ago

The Franklin Institute posted an offer.

Don’t forget that our Memorial Day Membership Sale continues through May 28, 2018. Join today for 20% off memberships through our Friends Circle level using the code MBMD18. http://bit.ly/1YwJTr5

    The Franklin Institute
    Don't forget that our Memorial Day Membership Sale continues through May 28, 2018. Join today for 20% off memberships through our Friends Circle level using the code MBMD18. http://bit.ly/1YwJTr5
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8 hours ago

The Franklin Institute is live now.

Are you heading out of town this weekend? We are taking a live look at the Memorial Day Weekend traffic right now in Philadelphia with our EarthCam. http://bit.ly/2EnwVuA Let us know what exciting science fun you have planned for the long weekend in the comments... Perhaps a visit to The Franklin Institute and Game Masters: The Exhibition? http://bit.ly/2GzEw7u

    The Franklin Institute
    Are you heading out of town this weekend? We are taking a live look at the Memorial Day Weekend traffic right now in Philadelphia with our EarthCam. http://bit.ly/2EnwVuA Let us know what exciting...
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8 hours ago

The Franklin Institute was live.

Are you heading out of town this weekend? We are taking a live look at the Memorial Day Weekend traffic right now in Philadelphia with our EarthCam. http://bit.ly/2EnwVuA Let us know what exciting science fun you have planned for the long weekend in the comments... Perhaps a visit to The Franklin Institute and Game Masters: The Exhibition? http://bit.ly/2GzEw7u

    The Franklin Institute
    Are you heading out of town this weekend? We are taking a live look at the Memorial Day Weekend traffic right now in Philadelphia with our EarthCam. http://bit.ly/2EnwVuA Let us know what exciting...
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9 hours ago

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    6abc Action News
    3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) perform the annual "Flags In" tradition ahead of Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery, placing flags at more than 228,000 headstones of fallen...
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9 hours ago

What does $1,400 rent you in Washington Square?

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

Here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom spot at 145 S. 13th St. that's going for $1,395/month.

Next, check out this 500-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom unit that's located at 260 S. Ninth St. It's also listed for $1,395/month.

Located at 302 S. 10th St., here's a 700-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom unit that's listed for $1,395/ month.

Here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at 201 S. 13th St. that's going for $1,355/month.

    What does $1,400 rent you in Washington Square?
    Curious just how far your dollar goes in Washington Square? According to Walk Score, this Philadelphia neighborhood has excellent walkability, is a "biker's paradise" and is a haven for transit riders. Data from rental site Zumper shows that the median rent for a one bedroom in Washington Square is currently hovering around $1,495.
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10 hours ago

EBulletin for May 25, 2018

"An Evening With Frank Luntz" Reception and Main Event @ 1201 Market St., Philadelphia , Philadelphia

    EBulletin for May 25, 2018 - Greater Philadelphia
    Shalom ZOA Members, Friends and Supporters of Israel, If you are receiving this email, you are familiar with the Zionist Organization of America. You are either a ZOA member, or you've come to one of our events, attended a ZOA Speakers Bureau presentation or stopped by our booth at a pro-Israel event.
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10 hours ago

June Dinner Meeting

...selections of pizzas and a tossed salad from our caterer, Pizzeria Cappelli Brothers located at 209 South 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA – take out only. There will be vegetarian selections available and cookies for dessert...

The Philadelphia Sketch Club - 235 South Camac Street - Philadelphia PA 19107 - 215-545-9298

    Philadelphia Sketch Club
    June 8th is our PSC's Annual Pizza night under the stars! This year, dinner will be preceded by 'Killer' Nachos (featuring crisp tortillas w/Monterey Jack and Colby cheddar cheese, olives, peppers, onion served with sour cream, salsa and jalapeno peppers) followed by several selections of pizzas and a tossed salad from our caterer, Pizzeria Cappelli Brothers located at 209 South 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA - take out only.
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12 hours ago

FURTHER LISTINGS

Jun. 12- Councilman Mark Squilla hosts Reception at Tango Restaurant Karaoke Lounge, 1021 Arch St., 6:30-8:30 p.m. Platinum $3,000, Gold $2,500, Silver $1,500, General Admission $100. Payable to “Squilla for Council,” P.O. Box 37332, Phila., PA 19148. RSVP: reprocenterllc@gmail.com.

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May 31- State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown hosts Senior Fair at W. Phila. Sr. Community Ctr., 1016 N. 41st St., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Entertainment, food & fun. For info: (215) 879-6615.

Jun. 2- State Rep. Joanna McClinton hosts S.W. Philly Community Day at McCreesh Plg., 6744 Regent St., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Health screenings, children’s activities, entertainment, free food, state-program information. For info: (215) 748-6712.

Jun. 8- OIC of America celebrates Reentry Month & SOAR Anniversary at Sullivan Human Services Ctr., 1415 N. Broad St., 12-3 p.m. Job & resource fair. Guests include Rev. Dr. Wilson Goode, Council President Darrell Clarke & State Rep. Curtis Thomas, Jr. For info: Naja Killebrew (215) 236-4500.

Jun. 9- Councilman Derek Green hosts Jazz Night at Craig & Jennifer Alleyne, 806 Westview St., 5-7 p.m. Tickets $50, Friends $100, Supporters $250, Sponsors $1,000.Payable to “The Green Fund,” P.O. Box 4984, Phila., PA 19119 or www.dereksgreen.com/contribute. RSVP: Kelly Bauer kbauer1122@gmail.com.

Jun. 14- Fishtown Beer Runners host Karaoke for a Cause at Donna’s Bar, 2732 E. Allegheny Ave., 7:30 p.m., Philly Mayor’s Cup fundraiser benefiting the American Cancer Soc. Donation per song sung. For info: Fred Druding, Jr. (215) 221-2374.

Jun. 14- State Sen. Sharif Street hosts Summer Cocktail Reception at Cuba Libre, 10 S. 2nd St., VIP 5:30-6:30 p.m., Young Professionals 6:30-7:30 p.m...

Jun. 15- State Rep. Stephen Kinsey hosts Senior Fair at York Ho., 5325 Old York Rd., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Health screenings, chair massages, giveaways, prizes & lunch. Free. For info: (215) 849-6592.

    FURTHER LISTINGS
    May 31- State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown hosts Senior Fair at W. Phila. Sr. Community Ctr., 1016 N. 41st St., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Entertainment, food & fun. For info: (215) 879-6615. Jun. 2- State Rep. Joanna McClinton hosts S.W. Philly Community Day at McCreesh Plg., 6744 Regent St., 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
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14 hours ago

Geologist Daniel Barringer was born on this d...

Geologist Daniel Barringer was born on this day in 1860. http://bit.ly/2rVbYNR On view in our Space Command exhibit is a small chunk of a 300,000 pound nickel-iron meteorite that fell to Earth near Flagstaff, Arizona about 50,000 years ago in a site that was found to have been caused by an extraterrestrial impact by Barringer. It’s 5.5 billion years old; 500 million years older than our sun and a billion years older than the Earth itself. http://bit.ly/1PpMIqB IMAGE: Meteorite Fragment | Arizona, United States | On loan from the Barringer Family

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    Geologist Daniel Barringer was born on this day in 1860. http://bit.ly/2rVbYNR On view in our Space Command exhibit is a small chunk of a 300,000 pound nickel-iron meteorite that fell to Earth near...
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14 hours ago

The Franklin Institute was live.

The soundtrack for our new 8-bit video game, ‘The Adventures of Benjamin Franklin’ is adapted from a 1778 composition attributed to Benjamin Franklin himself that a contemporaneous review called a "musical farce," a "miserable work," and "degrading to the art." http://bit.ly/2xaPQqh Play ‘The Adventures of Benjamin Franklin’ now using your computer or mobile device. http://bit.ly/8bitben #FranklinFriday

    The Franklin Institute
    The soundtrack for our new 8-bit video game, 'The Adventures of Benjamin Franklin' is adapted from a 1778 composition attributed to Benjamin Franklin himself that a contemporaneous review called a...
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21 hours ago

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    LOW VOLTAGE CABLING, CAT 6 ETHERNET RUNS 28 CABLES LONGEST RUN 200 FEET (COMMERCIAL)

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    EZ PERMIT SPRINKLER RELOCATION (NFPA 13)- FOR THE RELOCATION OF SPRINKLER HEADS AS PER ATTACHED STANDARDS. DEVIATIONS FROM THESE STANDARDS REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION AND SITE PLANS.

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    FOR INTERIOR ALTERATIONS TO INCLUDE NEW INTERIOR PARTITIONS AND INTERIOR FINISHES TO CREATE AN ART GALLERY AT EXISTING SPACE, AS PER APPROVED PLANS.

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22 hours ago

Memorial Day Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia May 25 – 31

...Pop Philly ~ May 25 – July 8 ~ 3 pm to 11 pm at the Philadelphia Building, 1315 Walnut Street. Enjoy an interactive pop-up exhibit that showcases the creative work of local artists! The...

...the Fine Arts ~ May 25 – June 3~ Held at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 118-128 N. Broad Street. PAFA is known for admitting some of the best. Here the public has the opportunity...

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Sail Philadelphia ~ May 25 – 28 ~ Held at various locations to include Independence Seaport Museum, 211 S. Columbus Boulevard. Enjoy a magnificent fleet of tall wooden ships that cruise into Philadelphia on Thursday to...

The Philly Tango Festival ~ May 25 – 28 ~ Held at the Lithuanian Music Hall Association, 2715 E. Allegheny Avenue. In its 8th year, it’s one of the biggest tango events in the nation...

Spruce Street Harbor Park & UNIVESTival ~ May 25- September 3 ~ Held at Spruce Street Harbor Park, 301 S. Columbus Boulevard. Enjoy the beer garden and the relaxing waterfront hangout. There will be a weekend-long...

Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest ~ May 25 – September 3 ~ Held at the Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard. Enjoy the roller rink, mini-golf course, The Midway (with the giant Ferris wheel!) and...

...Cinema ~ May 25 – September 3 ~  FREE on every 1st Sunday. Held at the Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The exhibit explores the relationship between impressionist master Pierre-Auguste Renoir and master filmmaker Jean...

PHS Pop-Up Garden ~ May 21 – until fall ~ Relax while enjoying food & beer at two different locations! South Street, 1438 South Street and University City Square, 36th & Filbert streets. ~ PHS Pop-Up Garden ~

PHS Pop-Up Garden ~ May 21 – until fall ~ Relax while enjoying food & beer at two different locations! South Street, 1438 South Street and University City Square, 36th & Filbert streets. ~ PHS Pop-Up Garden ~

...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...

...the Gardens at Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens ~ May 25 ~ Held at Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens, 1020 South Street from 7 pm – 10 pm. BYOB to Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens on Friday evening for...

Liberty Lands Market ~ May 26 ~ 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 ~ May 26 ~ 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 ~

...s Landing ~ May 26 ~ Starting at 3 pm at Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing, 601 N. Columbus Boulevard. Daryl Hall and John Oates headline this music festival. Guests can also see more exciting...

Movie Night at Schmidt’s Commons: Singing In The Rain (musical) ~ May 24 ~ FREE - Held at Schmidt’s Commons, 1001 N. 2nd Street from 7 pm to 9 pm. ~ Movie Night at Schmidt’s Commons: Thor: Ragnarok ~ 

40th Street Summer Series ~ June 23 ~ FREE - Starts at 6 pm at 40th and Walnut streets. Enjoy the West Philadelphia Orchestra and Dan Blacksberg’s Hot Klezmers. Guests can enjoy...

    Memorial Day Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia May 25 - 31
    Things to do in Philadelphia ~ May 25 - 31 ~ Visiting Philadelphia or living in or 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.
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25 hours ago

Population growth slowed in most cities of mo...

Population growth slowed in most cities of more than a million people, except San Antonio and Philadelphia.

    Quest for Affordable Housing Drives People Away From the Coasts
    The high cost of housing seemed to sap Americans' taste for coastal cities last year as cities in Texas and Arizona gained more population than New York City or Los Angeles for the first time in a decade, according to census population estimates released today.
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29 hours ago

Philly’s First Interactive Art Exhibit Opens Today

...heart of Philadelphia. It was a natural partnership to be in their Philadelphia Building at 1315 Walnut Street. Goldman Properties Company’s unwavering support of the arts defines it as a pillar of...

    Philly's First Interactive Art Exhibit Opens Today | Philly PR Girl
    Something new and exciting is popping up in Philadelphia this summer! Along with presenting sponsor Visit Philadelphia , we are introducing Photo Pop Philly ! It's the first interactive pop-up exhibit of its kind in the city of Philadelphia. Interactive short-term art installations have quickly taken over major markets.
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29 hours ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    CCRA Letter to Johnson
    The Center City Residents' Association's letter to Councilman Johnson supporting bike lane changes on Spruce and Pine Streets.
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30 hours ago

What is Photo Pop Philly? Let Me Explain!

Photo Pop Philly (1315 Walnut Street) is Philly’s first pop-up photo/art exhibit. The closest concepts I can think of are Refinery 29’s 29Rooms or Dream Machine in Brooklyn – a fun, colorful, interactive walk-through exhibit with endless opportunities for photo ops.

    What is Photo Pop Philly? Let Me Explain!
    The way I see it, there are two types of people in the world: people who will absolutely love what I'm about to talk about, and people who will absolutely hate it. You can probably guess which camp this candid-loving, Instagram-obsessed gal falls into (#absolutelylove).
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31 hours ago

From the 2009 production of Athol Fugard's CO...

From the 2009 production of Athol Fugard's COMING HOME to THE GOOD FIGHT, we agree that Nyambi Nyambi deserves your attention.

    Learn His Name: Nigerian-American Actor, Nyambi Nyambi Deserves Your Attention
    Nyambi Nyambi has always done things on his own terms. He was told by a teacher, who was involved in a Martin Luther King gala being performed on his university campus, that he didn't belong in the cast. To which he responded, "I am going to study his speech, his (mannerisms), the speech behind the speech.
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31 hours ago

Center City District shared Econsult Solution...

    Pulse art installation coming (finally) to Dilworth Park
    A long-awaited art piece is finally coming to Dilworth Park, bringing a surge of color to the popular-and currently very grey-Center City common space. In July, the first part of the installation, called "Pulse," will cast a green misty line across the park, mirroring (in real time) the green line SEPTA trolley underground, according to PhillyVoice.
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31 hours ago

“Along with recipes for distilling wine and m...

“Along with recipes for distilling wine and making black hair dye, the manuscript contains instructions for conjuring up a basilisk — the mythical serpent that played a memorable role in one of J.K. Rowling’s best-selling books.” http://bit.ly/2GdnBGo

    Scans reveal secrets of medieval 'Harry Potter' book and medical texts at Penn
    The slim volume bound in animal skin represented the best the field of medicine had to offer 500 years ago: a compilation of remedies made from such ingredients as rabbit bones, ox tongue, and chicory. Yet at some point before the manuscript reached its current resting place, a library shelf at the University of Pennsylvania, an unknown liquid was spilled on its carefully lettered pages.
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32 hours ago

The Franklin Institute was live.

We are soaking up the late spring sun in Philadelphia with our rooftop EarthCam. http://bit.ly/2EnwVuA

    The Franklin Institute
    We are soaking up the late spring sun in Philadelphia with our rooftop EarthCam. http://bit.ly/2EnwVuA
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32 hours ago

Step into the Summer HotHouse Intensive with ...

Step into the Summer HotHouse Intensive with the impassioned Blanka Zizka. The Intensive begins June 5. Find out how you can register for your spot today. --> https://goo.gl/1nAins #WilmaHotHouse

    The Wilma Theater
    Step into the Summer HotHouse Intensive with the impassioned Blanka Zizka. The Intensive begins June 5. Find out how you can register for your spot today. --> https://goo.gl/1nAins #WilmaHotHouse
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35 hours ago

Shown here as an infrared image, the Helix Ne...

Shown here as an infrared image, the Helix Nebula, located approximately 700 light years from Earth, is known for its stunning resemblance to a human eye. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2qSuAAL IMAGE: Comets Kick up Dust in Helix Nebula | 2007 | NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

    The Franklin Institute
    Shown here as an infrared image, the Helix Nebula, located approximately 700 light years from Earth, is known for its stunning resemblance to a human eye. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2qSuAAL IMAGE:...
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35 hours ago

Take It Off: Burlesque Battle!

Franky Bradley’s 1320 Chancellor Street, Philadelphia

    Take It Off: Burlesque Battle!
    Three Philly Dance Fitness student groups will headline this sexy summer throwdown at Franky Bradley's. The June 23 show includes choreographed student group numbers as well as guest appearances from local pro performers and a few improv dance battle interludes! The professional acts include Ginger Leigh of Peekaboo Revue and Tesla Tease, all the way from Cairo!
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36 hours ago

Benjamin Franklin may have signed the Declara...

Benjamin Franklin may have signed the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, but he was never the hero of his own video game - until now. Collect all the keys and challenge your friends with our new 8-bit game, ‘The Adventures of Benjamin Franklin.’ http://bit.ly/8bitben This game is presented alongside “Game Masters: The Exhibition,” open at The Franklin Institute now through September 3, 2018. http://bit.ly/1VqWo8O

    The Adventures of Benjamin Franklin
    To coincide with the new special exhibition , The Franklin Institute has launched "The Adventures of Benjamin Franklin," a custom-developed retro 8-bit-style game in which Ben Franklin races to collect lightning, climb Independence Hall, and more. The game was designed by the in-house digital team at The Franklin Institute GameMaker Studio 2.
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36 hours ago

Further listings

May 30-          Congressional candidate Madeleine Dean is hosted Breakfast at Union League, 140 S. Broad St., Lincoln Rm., 10-11:30 a.m. Hosts Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy III and Judith...

Jun. 12-          Councilman Mark Squilla hosts Reception at Tango Restaurant Karaoke Lounge, 1021 Arch St., 6:30-8:30 p.m. Platinum $3,000, Gold $2,500, Silver $1,500, General Admission $100. Payable to “Squilla for Council,” P.O. Box 37332, Phila., PA 19148. RSVP: reprocenterllc@gmail.com.

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May 31-          State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown hosts Senior Fair at W. Phila. Sr. Community Ctr., 1016 N. 41st St., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Entertainment, food & fun. For info: (215) 879-6615.

Jun. 8-            OIC of America celebrates Reentry Month & SOAR Anniversary at Sullivan Human Services Ctr., 1415 N. Broad St., 12-3 p.m. Job & resource fair. Guests include Rev. Dr. Wilson Goode, Council President...

Jun. 9-             Councilman Derek Green hosts Jazz Night at Craig & Jennifer Alleyne, 806 Westview St., 5-7 p.m. Tickets $50, Friends $100, Supporters $250, Sponsors $1,000.Payable to...

Jun. 14-          State Sen. Sharif Street hosts Summer Cocktail Reception at Cuba Libre, 10 S. 2nd St., VIP 5:30-6:30 p.m., Young Professionals 6:30-7:30 p.m...

Jun. 15-          State Rep. Stephen Kinsey hosts Senior Fair at York Ho., 5325 Old York Rd., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Health screenings, chair massages, giveaways, prizes & lunch. Free. For info: (215) 849-6592.

    Further listings
    May 30- Congressional candidate Madeleine Dean is hosted Breakfast at Union League, 140 S. Broad St., Lincoln Rm., 10-11:30 a.m. Hosts Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy III and Judith M. von Seldeneck. Dean's List $2,700, Hosts $1,000, Supporters $500, Guests $250. RSVP: Melanie Rose melanie@mad4pa.com or (215) 378-1898. May 31- State Rep.
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37 hours ago

CCD Sips kicks off June 6! Be sure to follow ...

CCD Sips kicks off June 6! Be sure to follow the new and official Sips account on Instagram

    Center City District Sips (@ccdsips) * Instagram photos and videos
    291 Followers, 74 Following, 7 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Center City District Sips (@ccdsips)
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37 hours ago

The Library of Congress just announced that t...

The Library of Congress just announced that their papers of Benjamin Franklin are now online. The collection includes copies of the First Continental Congress Petition to King George III, drafts of the Treaty of Paris, diplomatic correspondence, notes on electricity, drawings of bifocals, and more! You can learn more here: https://www.loc.gov/item/prn-18-044/?loclr=eanotw-new

    Papers of Benjamin Franklin Now Online
    The papers of American scientist, statesman and diplomat Benjamin Franklin have been digitized and are now available online for the first time from the Library of Congress. The Library announced the digitization today in remembrance of the anniversary of Franklin's death on April 17, 1790.The Franklin papers consist of approximately 8,000 items mostly dating from the 1770s and 1780s.
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37 hours ago

Philly cops say they'll stop parking in the 13th Street bike lane. Again.

A row of Philly cop cars blocking 13th Street and Arch in 2014

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...34, who was hit by an SUV while riding in an unprotected bike lane on Spring Garden Street near 10th...

    Philly cops say they'll stop parking in the 13th Street bike lane. Again.
    On Tuesday, a slew of cars were parked in a Philly bike lane. Not exactly news. But in this case, the vehicles in question were cop cars. The handful of Philadelphia Police vehicles parked on 13th Street between Filbert and Arch earlier this week forced cyclists to weave out into car traffic as they were heading north through Center City.
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38 hours ago

Solo: A Star Wars Story spans six years, whic...

Solo: A Star Wars Story spans six years, which makes it the longest time frame of any Star Wars movie. #FunFact Lucky for us, the Prince Theater screens the movie from now until next Thursday, May 31st. Tickets NOW available: http://filmadelphia.org/events/solo-star-wars/

    Prince Theater
    Solo: A Star Wars Story spans six years, which makes it the longest time frame of any Star Wars movie. #FunFact Lucky for us, the Prince Theater screens the movie from now until next Thursday, May...
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39 hours ago

Seger Park shared Philly Girls in Motion's po...

Get your Girl Power On!

    Philly Girls in Motion
    WE WANT YOU! To register now for @seechicksrun The ONLY ladies 5k/10k in Philadelphia. Sunday, June 3rd. Get a race tee and goody backpack! Bring your friends, your sisters, your mamas, your...
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39 hours ago

Need some lunchtime live music? Local Philly ...

Need some lunchtime live music? Local Philly band The Cheddar Boys will be performing in Good Karma Cafe at The Wilma on June 1 at 12:00pm. Stop by next Friday for some feel good music at Good Karma.

    The Wilma Theater
    Need some lunchtime live music? Local Philly band The Cheddar Boys will be performing in Good Karma Cafe at The Wilma on June 1 at 12:00pm. Stop by next Friday for some feel good music at Good Karma.
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2 days ago

The Franklin Institute was live.

The International Space Station is making its way up the Eastern Seaboard of the United States this evening and will be visible to sky watchers in the Delaware Valley at around 8:42 pm ET (Look for a fast-moving and bright object). https://go.nasa.gov/2KN5SZc Using the orbiting laboratory's High Definition Earth Viewing Camera, we are looking down towards our planet as the station flies overhead. https://go.nasa.gov/2IINMXH Other viewing times for the Eastern United States include: 8:40 p.m. -- Charleston, S.C. 8:41 p.m. -- Savannah, Ga.; Raleigh, N.C. 8:42 p.m. -- Richmond, Va. 8:43 p.m. -- Baltimore, Md.; New York City; Boston, Mass. 8:44 p.m. -- Washington, D.C.

    The Franklin Institute
    The International Space Station is making its way up the Eastern Seaboard of the United States this evening and will be visible to sky watchers in the Delaware Valley at around 8:42 pm ET (Look for a...
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2 days ago

Midtown Village Philadelphia shared 1213 Waln...

Midtown Village Philadelphia shared 1213 Walnut's post.

    The Ultimate Beach Bag Packing Guide-Midtown Village Edition - 1213 Walnut
    With the arrival of warm weather and sunny skies, beach season is on the horizon! Many Philadelphians flock to the shore to soak up the sun on the beach, but there are plenty of ways to bring a little bit of your Philly apartment and Midtown Village neighborhood with you.
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2 days ago

The Wilma Theater shared American Theatre mag...

The American Theatre magazine panel Stage Migration: Immigrants and the American Theatre is live!

    American Theatre magazine
    Tonight we are live at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater with Blanka Zizka, Carmen Rivera, Ed Sylvanus Iskandar, Maria Manuela Goyanes, and Ngozi Anyanwu. #StageMigrations
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2 days ago

Ours To Lose Captures West Philly Landmarks In Decline

...Center City to make architectural photographs for a high school senior project. I was at 13th and Chestnut photographing the Delong Building, but something about the early morning light was discouraging for photography...

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...the first fusillade of shots. The police perimeter was still about a half block from 62nd and Osage Avenue. It wasn’t long after I got there that the shooting continued and that created...

Ours to Lose, a visual record by Vincent Feldman of abandoned and endangered places in West Philadelphia, is on view at the Slought Foundation, 4017 Walnut Street, until June 5, 2018. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday from noon to 5:00PM. Admission is free.

    Ours To Lose Captures West Philly Landmarks In Decline
    Editor's Note: Vincent Feldman's photographs of neglected Philadelphia are mesmerizing and devastating. His large format prints shimmer with silvery detail. Deep tones of black and white glow with a three-dimensional quality. Feldman's mastery of his medium transfixes the eye, while his desperate, deserted subjects reach out to grab you by the heart.
    https://hiddencityphila.org

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“The research is important not only for a bet...

“The research is important not only for a better understanding of the role each species of fly plays in the ecosystem at large, but for getting a larger picture of biodiversity and extinction rates.” http://bit.ly/2Ge9OiZ

    'Astounding' survey of fly species suggests we might be underestimating global biodiversity | CBC News
    A University of Calgary entomologist recently participated in a landmark study that revealed just how much we don't know about the number and variety of species that inhabit our planet. John Swann was one of 59 biologists who spent one year collecting flies from a four-hectare patch of cloud forest in Costa Rica.
    http://www.cbc.ca

2 days ago

Game on: New sports bar Brickwall Tavern now open in Center City

A new sports bar has opened its doors in the neighborhood. The newcomer to Center City, called Brickwall Tavern, is located at 1213 Sansom St. It's the third in a burgeoning mini-chain, with the other outposts in Asbury Park and Burlington City.

    Game on: New sports bar Brickwall Tavern now open in Center City
    A new sports bar has opened its doors in the neighborhood. The newcomer to Center City, called Brickwall Tavern, is located at 1213 Sansom St. It's the third in a burgeoning mini-chain, with the other outposts in Asbury Park and Burlington City.
    http://6abc.com

2 days ago

Heads up! This American Theatre magazine pane...

Heads up! This American Theatre magazine panel including Wilma Artistic Director Blanka Zizka will be on Facebook Live at 6pm. Check their Facebook page at 6pm or check back here to watch the shared video.

    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.
    https://www.americantheatre.org

2 days ago

Avenue Of The Arts, Inc. shared Pennsylvania ...

Thank you to our partners at the Pennsylvania Convention Center

    Pennsylvania Convention Center - Philadelphia, PA (Philly)
    Congratulations to our partners on Broad Street, Avenue Of The Arts, Inc. represented by CEO Paul Beideman and Chair Dianne Semingson. The civic organization is also celebrating its 25th anniversary...
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2 days ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Mark Segal Author
    Here's the column I wrote about me and those Ruby Red Slippers It's official: I'm history Just saying that I am humbled is not enough: It is an honor of a lifetime. By the title of this column, I'm...
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Blogger José Raúl Mangual explores a new brea...

Blogger José Raúl Mangual explores a new breath as an actor in this week's look at the Wilma's HotHouse Intensive. The Summer Intensive with begins this June with Artistic Director Blanka Zizka and Company Member Justin Jain. Delve into the work of the Wilma HotHouse Company --> https://goo.gl/1nAins

    HotHouse Intensive: A New Breath
    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. I felt like today's class was the first that I saw, without seeking, the parallels between exercises.
    http://blog.wilmatheater.org

2 days ago

oTIS schedule for corner meetings to discuss ...

oTIS schedule for corner meetings to discuss the localized impact of the Repaving and Safety Project on Pine and Spruce Streets in WashWest - Wed. May 30th (weather permitting).

    Washington Square West Civic Association
    oTIS schedule for corner meetings to discuss the localized impact of the Repaving and Safety Project on Pine and Spruce Streets in WashWest - Wed. May 30th (weather permitting).
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

10 Philly nonprofits to support on the 'Day Without A Starbucks'

Where: 301-305 N. Ninth St.

Where: 1216 Arch St., fourth floor

Where: 1219 Vine St.

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Following the unwarranted arrests of black entrepreneurs Donte Robinson and Rashon Nelson at the 18th and Spruce cafe last month, Starbucks promised to make a change. The coffee giant announced it would...

Where: 1324 W. Clearfield St.

Where: 832 N. Broad St.

Where: 5548 Chestnut St., first floor

Where: 600 Washington Ave., second floor, unit 18UA

Where: 216 W. Somerset St.

DYK: You can see a piece of the Berlin Wall in the garden of the German Society of PA (Sixth & Spring Garden) #BillyPennGram

    10 Philly nonprofits to support on the 'Day Without A Starbucks'
    What do you have planned for May 29? Hopefully not a cup of Starbucks coffee. Following the unwarranted arrests of black entrepreneurs Donte Robinson and Rashon Nelson at the 18th and Spruce cafe last month, Starbucks promised to make a change. The coffee giant announced it would close all 8,000 of its U.S.
    https://billypenn.com

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