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  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    EZ PERMIT SPRINKLER RELOCATION (NFPA 13)- FOR THE RELOCATION OF SPRINKLER HEADS AS PER ATTACHED STANDARD. DEVIATIONS FROM THIS STANDARD WILL RESULT IN PERMIT REVOCATION AND REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION PLANS.

    1100 MARKET ST Issued November 22, 2017 Comment

1 hour ago

The Franklin Institute posted an offer.

BLACK FRIDAY SPECIAL: Save $3 on tickets to The Franklin Institute's Science After Hours events on November 28, 2017 (Hollywood) and December 21, 2017 (Ugly Sweater Party) with the code SAHFALL17. http://bit.ly/tfisah334

    The Franklin Institute
    The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, PA. 519,986 likes · 23,530 talking about this · 274,698 were here. As the most visited museum in Pennsylvania and a top-five tourist destination in the City of...
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It may be a day off from school, but this han...

It may be a day off from school, but this handy guide can help turn your Thanksgiving feast into a science lesson. http://nyti.ms/2jNJres

    A Helping of Science With Your Thanksgiving Dinner
    Happy Thanksgiving! You're about to enjoy one of the most wonderful meals of the year with family and friends. And you're probably looking forward to a plate full of food that you, or someone you care about, spent a lot of time preparing. Or maybe they ordered it from a caterer.
    https://www.nytimes.com

11 hours ago

We are #grateful to serve the community we lo...

We are #grateful to serve the community we love this Thanksgiving. #givingtuesday

    William Way LGBT Community Center
    We are #grateful to serve the community we love this Thanksgiving. #givingtuesday
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15 hours ago

Happy Thanksgiving from The Franklin Institut...

Happy Thanksgiving from The Franklin Institute. A popular myth about Benjamin Franklin is that he wanted the turkey to be national bird instead of the eagle because “eagles have been found in all Countries, but the Turkey was peculiar to ours." There is no evidence that Franklin fought for the turkey to be the national bird but he did write a letter to his daughter in 1784 expressing why the turkey is “true original native of America.” Learn more: http://bit.ly/1MRjtZM IMAGE: Leopold Joseph Fitzinger (German, 1802-1884) | Meleagris gallopavo (Wild Turkey) from ‘Bilder-atlas zur Wissenschaftlich-populären Naturgeschichte der Vögel in ihren sämmtlichen Hauptformen.’ | 1864 | Smithsonian Libraries, Washington, D.C.

    The Franklin Institute
    Happy Thanksgiving from The Franklin Institute. A popular myth about Benjamin Franklin is that he wanted the turkey to be national bird instead of the eagle because "eagles have been found in all...
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17 hours ago

Happy Thanksgiving! We're thankful to everyon...

Happy Thanksgiving! We're thankful to everyone who has helped make the Rail Park a reality. #tbt to last month when we partnered with 100 volunteers from @timberland to install 25,000 sq ft of landscaping on the #RailPark! #GivingTuesday http://fundtherailpark.org

    Center City District
    Happy Thanksgiving! We're thankful to everyone who has helped make the Rail Park a reality. #tbt to last month when we partnered with 100 volunteers from @timberland to install 25,000 sq ft of...
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17 hours ago

Where to donate your Thanksgiving leftovers in Philly

302 N. 13th St., 215-922-6400

This article has 8 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

1601 N. 12th St., 215-232-6004

1801 Diamond St., 215-978-8000

4201 Powelton Ave., 267-770-6131 (speak with Christine Whitsild)

2539 Germantown Ave., 215-225-5800

321 Willings Alley, 215-923-1733

2441 Kensington Ave., 215-423-5845

1625 Locust St., 215-224-1145

1016 N 41st St., 215-386-0379 (must contact Julia Diggs, program manager)

    Where to donate your Thanksgiving leftovers in Philly
    Taking stock of your kitchen the morning after Thanksgiving can feel worthy of battle training. Dishes are one thing, but figuring out how to store all the leftovers is a tougher feat. Do you pull the turkey off the bone for sandwich-making ease or leave it whole?
    https://billypenn.com

18 hours ago

Curious about the science that lifts parade b...

Curious about the science that lifts parade balloons up into the air? Getting Kermit The Frog airborne is a little more complicated than you might think. http://bit.ly/2jKsb9I

    The Physics of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloons
    Have you ever seen a child with a balloon? It's fun to watch. Kids pay attention to the world around them: They know that when you let go of something, it falls. Balloons don't follow these rules, and it's that exception that makes balloons so fascinating. But what about adults?
    https://www.wired.com

23 hours ago

Open or Closed for Thanksgiving

Postal service**    Closed   Closed   * Arraignment court at the Criminal Justice Center, 1301 Filbert St., will be open.

    Open or Closed for Thanksgiving
    Pennsylvania New Jersey Banks Optional Optional Savings & loans Optional Optional Federal agencies Closed Closed Federal courts Closed Closed State agencies Closed Closed Local/state courts* Closed Closed Liquor stores Closed Optional Postal service** Closed Closed * Arraignment court at the Criminal Justice Center, 1301 Filbert St., will be open.
    http://www.philly.com

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  • USE PERMIT

    TO REMOVE THREE STANDARD PARKING SPACES AND FOR THE INSTALLATION OF ONE (1) HANDICAP VAN ACCESSIBLE SPACE. FOR A TOTAL OF NINETEEN (19) PARKING SPACES AS PART OF AN EXISTING NON ACCESSORY SURGACE PARKING LOT. SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON APPROVED PLANS.

    1319-21 RACE ST Issued November 21, 2017 Comment

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33 hours ago

Looking for a great end-of-the-year team buil...

Looking for a great end-of-the-year team building activity for you and your coworkers? Check out Escape Rooms at The Franklin Institute. http://bit.ly/2qo9nOY

    Escape Room Teambuilding Options
    It only takes 60 minutes to break down barriers and bring your team together. Escape Rooms at The Franklin Institute are the perfect solution to your organization's teambuilding goals. In just 60 minutes, our fun, interactive, inclusive Escape Rooms break down communication barriers, release inhibitions, spark critical and innovative thinking, and increase productivity in teams of all backgrounds.
    https://www.fi.edu

34 hours ago

Historic designation lost for PREIT-owned Robinson building in Market East

A city government panel has ruled against designating the former Robinson department store at 1020 Market Street as a historically significant structure, opening the way for the modernist building’s unique wave-like facade of sweeping purple glass tile to be demolished.

    Historic designation lost for PREIT-owned Robinson building in Market East
    A city government panel has ruled against designating the former Robinson department store at 1020 Market Street as a historically significant structure, opening the way for the modernist building's unique wave-like facade of sweeping purple glass tile to be demolished.
    http://www.philly.com

35 hours ago

William Way LGBT Community Center added an ev...

Our annual Thanksgiving potluck starts at 1 pm. There's always room at the table on the holidays. Call 215-732-2220 to tell us you're coming.

    Thanksgiving Potluck
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37 hours ago

Meet a member of the CultureWorks Community, ...

Meet a member of the CultureWorks Community, We Are the Seeds! They are dedicated to educating the world about art and culture as it relates to understanding Indigenous people, the history of the United States On December 6 We Are the Seeds is hosting Holiday Soirée with Zachariah Julian. Enjoy a beautiful night of of music, art, food, and drinks at Jerry's Bar in Northern Liberties. Tickets are free but must be reserved by December 1. http://www.wearetheseeds.org/

    CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia
    Meet a member of the CultureWorks Community, We Are the Seeds! They are dedicated to educating the world about art and culture as it relates to understanding Indigenous people, the history of the...
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37 hours ago

In Philadelphia this weekend? Join us at The...

In Philadelphia this weekend? Join us at The Franklin Institute for a variety of special programs and activities in addition to our special exhibition, “Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor,” which is open through March 4, 2018. http://bit.ly/fi-tcw

    China's Terracotta Army is coming to Philadelphia
    This fall, Philadelphia 's Franklin Institute Science Museum will be the only East Coast US venue to host Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor, showcasing ten life-sized clay figures from China's legendary Terracotta Army, in addition to over 170 other ancient artefacts.
    https://www.lonelyplanet.com

40 hours ago

Happy birthday to astronaut Guion Bluford, wh...

Happy birthday to astronaut Guion Bluford, who was born on this day in Philadelphia in 1942. Bluford, seen here with our own chief astronomer Derrick Pitts, became the first African American in space as a mission specialist aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger in 1983. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2fhzmhF

    The Franklin Institute
    Happy birthday to astronaut Guion Bluford, who was born on this day in Philadelphia in 1942. Bluford, seen here with our own chief astronomer Derrick Pitts, became the first African American in space...
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