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Please see attached letter from Captain Frank...

Please see attached letter from Captain Frank Milillo in regards to this Sunday's Eagles Game. Police Officer Michael Duffy #7441 Philadelphia Police Department 3rd District Crime Prevention / Intel / Fusion Liaison Officer 1300 South 11th Street Philadelphia Pa. 19147 Phone 215-686-3030 ext 101 Michael.Duffy@Phila.Gov Twitter : @PPDMikeDuffy @PPD03DIST

    Washington Square West Civic Association
    Please see attached letter from Captain Frank Milillo in regards to this Sunday's Eagles Game. Police Officer Michael Duffy #7441 Philadelphia Police Department 3rd District Crime Prevention /...
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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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23 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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24 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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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

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MLK Day Service Challenge - see below for det...

MLK Day Service Challenge - see below for details. Pro tip - dog poop and bandit signs freeze for easy removal in this weather. SERVICE OPPORTUNITY! This weekend we celebrate the life and leadership of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. King was assassinated at the age of 39 on April 4, 1968 in Memphis, TN. To honor Dr. King's legacy, EPBN is holding the MLK Day Service Challenge. By the end of today, your goal is to reach 39 points by doing any/all of the following: 1 point for picking up litter (1 pt = 1 piece of litter) 3 points for removing a bandit sign 3 points for telling a friend/neighbor about the challenge 5 points for picking up dog poop (not your own) 5 points for filing a 311 report 5 points for greeting a stranger 15 points for cleaning up a vacant lot Comment here with your final score and you will be entered into a drawing to receive 2 EPBN pint glasses.

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3 days ago

Just a reminder that we are closed today. We ...

Just a reminder that we are closed today. We hope you have a good holiday and we will see you tomorrow!

    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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3 days ago

On October 26th, 1967, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther...

On October 26th, 1967, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. came to Philadelphia and he visited Barratt Junior High School (now Gw Childs Elementary) in South Philadelphia.

    MLK: What is Your Life's Blueprint?
    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 1967 speech at the Barratt Junior High School in Philadelphia. Here, he speaks to students about being the best people they can be, regardless of their status in life.
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5 days ago

SERVICE OPPORTUNITY! This weekend we celebra...

SERVICE OPPORTUNITY! This weekend we celebrate the life and leadership of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. King was assassinated at the age of 39 on April 4, 1968 in Memphis, TN. To honor Dr. King's legacy, EPBN is holding the MLK Day Service Challenge. Between now and Monday night, your goal is to reach 39 points by doing any/all of the following: 1 point for picking up litter (1 pt = 1 piece of litter) 3 points for removing a bandit sign 3 points for telling a friend/neighbor about the challenge 5 points for picking up dog poop (not your own) 5 points for filing a 311 report 5 points for greeting a stranger 15 points for cleaning up a vacant lot Comment here with your final score and you will be entered into a drawing to receive 2 EPBN pint glasses. For more information on Dr. King's life and legacy, visit the King Center website below. Thank you!

    The Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change
    Share your dream now and visit the King Center Digital Archive to see more than 10,000 documents from Martin Luther King's personal collection and from the civil rights movement!
    http://www.thekingcenter.org

5 days ago

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5 days ago

Our Women's History Month celebration is slow...

Our Women's History Month celebration is slowly approaching and we need your help.Would you happen to know a woman that is doing great things in the community, the business sector or the world in general? If so please nominate them for our Women's History Month Celebration and tell us why they should be honored. You can inbox, DM or email us at unityinthecommunity13@gmail.com . We look forward to your nomination.

    Unity In The Community
    Our Women's History Month celebration is slowly approaching and we need your help.Would you happen to know a woman that is doing great things in the community, the business sector or the world in...
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5 days ago

New BYOB Alert: Burrata Is in the Works in South Philly

South Philly neighbors mourning August, the Italian BYOB that sat in the cozy corner spot at 13th and Wharton from 2003 to 2017, might be in luck. The building is getting a new tenant and it’s another Italian BYOB, this one named Burrata.

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Restaurants run in the family. Furxhiu’s older brother, Florian, is taking some heat for his upcoming taco shop, opening at Broad and Lombard on January 20. People aren’t happy with the name he chose: Illegal Tacos.

    New BYOB Alert: Burrata Is in the Works in South Philly
    South Philly neighbors mourning August, the Italian BYOB that sat in the cozy corner spot at 13th and Wharton from 2003 to 2017, might be in luck. The building is getting a new tenant and it's another Italian BYOB, this one named Burrata.
    https://philly.eater.com

5 days ago

Newbold CDC shared Horizon House, Inc's photo...

    Horizon House, Inc
    Flu has entered into our region. And we are all wondering what we can do to prevent ourselves from getting sick. Horizon House is committed to building healthy people, healthy communities - please...
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6 days ago

The humble pencil is a requirement on nearly ...

The humble pencil is a requirement on nearly every Fleisher class and workshop supply list. Have you ever thought about how they are made? This beautiful photo essay looks at how General Pencil Company takes raw wax, paint, cedar planks, and graphite to create art's most ubiquitous tool.

    Inside One of America's Last Pencil Factories
    Over the past few years, the photographer Christopher Payne visited the factory dozens of times, documenting every phase of the manufacturing process. His photographs capture the many different worlds hidden inside the complex's plain brick exterior. The basement, where workers process charcoal, is a universe of absolute gray: gray shirts, gray hands, gray machines swallowing gray ingredients.
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    INSTALL (4)20AMP RECETACPTLES AND 6 LIGHTS IN KITCHEN.INSTALL EXHAUST FAN,1 GFI OUTLET,2 LIGHTS WITH SWITCH IN BATHROOM AND INSTALL SMOKES THROUGHOUT PER 2008 NEC (SFD)

    1625 S JUNIPER ST Issued January 10, 2018 Comment
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    FOR THE LEGALIZATION OF AN ADDITION TO AN EXISTING ATTACHED STRUCTURE (3RD FLOOR AND ROOF DECK ACCESSED THROUGH 3RD FLOOR LEVEL). SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOW ON PLANS AND APPLICATION. FOR CONTINUED USE AS SINGLE FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING.

    1413 S CLARION ST Issued January 10, 2018 Comment

6 days ago

Action alert! The Mayor's Office wants to kno...

Action alert! The Mayor's Office wants to know what is most important to you with respect to the upcoming School Board nominations. This short survey (3 questions) closes next Wednesday.

    Share what you want in your schools | Office of the Mayor
    Use this form to share your thoughts on what you want in your schools.
    https://beta.phila.gov

6 days ago

Fleisher Art Memorial shared United Way of Gr...

Looking to meet young professionals in Philadelphia committed to philanthropy and volunteerism? Might we suggest hanging out with our pals from Young Friends of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and #ProjectNEXT at the Philadelphia Museum of Art on Wednesday, January 24?

    Young Professionals Across Philadelphia (YPAP)
    United Way's Project NEXT and the Young Friends of the Philadelphia Museum of Art are teaming up once again to bring together young professionals...
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6 days ago

Fleisher Art Memorial updated their cover pho...

    Fleisher Art Memorial
    Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA. 9,479 likes · 166 talking about this · 7,623 were here. One of the country's first community arts centers, driven by our mission to make art accessible to...
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6 days ago

one of the books from my personal library tha...

one of the books from my personal library that i am offering for free https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oswald_Bruce_Cooper

    Antonio Anthony
    one of the books from my personal library that i am offering for free https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oswald_Bruce_Cooper
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Jan 11

East Passyunk Community Recreation Center upd...

    East Passyunk Community Recreation Center
    East Passyunk Community Recreation Center. 753 likes · 11 talking about this · 922 were here. The East Passyunk Community Recreation Center is a Philadelphia Parks and Recreation facility that serves...
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Jan 10

ZONING MEETING TONIGHT @ 6:30 pm Did you kno...

ZONING MEETING TONIGHT @ 6:30 pm Did you know that EPBN hosts monthly Zoning meetings on the second Wednesday of every month? All are invited to come hear about proposed projects, and if you're a near neighbor of one of the projects on the schedule, you may cast a vote in support of or against the project. The tally of those votes is submitted to the Zoning Board of Adjustments and considered when the applicant appears for their official hearing. If you want your voice heard, an EPBN zoning meeting is the right place to start. Tonight's meeting includes 3 properties, including one major project that will have a substantial impact on the neighborhood: 1258 S 17th Street - Legalization of a 6-unit residential building 1706 S. 16th Street - Open Space variance 1433 Federal Street - Permission to allow an exisiting 39-unit building, plus an additional 4 duplexes with commercial on the ground floor, facing Federal. Come be an integral part of the process! TONIGHT - Wednesday, Jan 10, 6:30pm South Philadelphia Library 1700 S Broad (@ Morris)

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Jan 10

Fleisher Art Memorial added 7 new photos.

Thanks to peach plum pear photo for sharing these photos of Danielle and Pat's gorgeous - and oh so stylish - Fleisher wedding! If you're getting hitched soon and are looking for a unique and memorable venue, you're in luck! We still have some availability now through the summer. Get in touch with Rentals Manager Adrianne Waxman at awaxman@fleisher.org and book your date today.

    Fleisher Art Memorial
    Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA. 9,479 likes · 158 talking about this · 7,621 were here. One of the country's first community arts centers, driven by our mission to make art accessible to...
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Jan 09

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/philadel...

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/philadelphian-brings-more-unity-in-the-community-during_us_5a393308e4b0578d1beb7320

    Philadelphian brings more 'Unity in the Community' during the holidays with NBA's Ben Simmons
    South Philly native, Anton Moore, and the NBA's and Philadelphia 76ers' rising star, Ben Simmons, connected recently to assist those in need and spread some holiday cheer. "We worked on this for three weeks and we had to keep it a secret from the families until the day of the event," Moore said of the four families taken on a "surprise shopping spree at Target."
    https://www.huffingtonpost.com

Jan 09

Unity In The Community added 14 new photos.

We would like to give a big thank you to the Philadelphia 76'ers, Amy Heaver, and Ben Simmons, for partnering with my organization @unityinthecommunity to take four families from our community on a surprise shopping spree at Target today.We worked on this for three weeks and we had to keep it a secret from the families until the day of the event. The look on the families faces was priceless.Each family was able to spend close to $1500.00 each. Thank you to each and every person that nominated a family for our Operation Holiday Help Initiative. We appreciate it so much. One down, One to go! #Gameon

    Unity In The Community
    Unity In The Community. 1.9K likes. Launched in 2009, Unity in the Community is a non-profit organization dedicated to changing the lives of others in the South Philadelphia area.
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Jan 09

We hope that everyone is enjoying the New Yea...

We hope that everyone is enjoying the New Year.Peace and blessings to each and every person.

    Unity In The Community
    Unity In The Community. 1,662 likes · 22 talking about this. Launched in 2009, Unity in the Community is a non-profit organization dedicated to changing...
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Jan 09

Unity In The Community added 16 new photos.

For the 8th year in the row, we were able to surprise six families from our community with our Operation Holiday Help Initiative, despite the rain. It was easy for someone not to show up because of the rain, but people still showed up to show their commitment to our community. We would like to give a big thank you to each and every sponsor that participated in this initiative and of course the residents that nominated these families and made us aware of their hardship.In addition to that, Thank you to Mayor Kenney and his team for making this event a success.The families really appreciated it so much. @ Down South Philly

    Unity In The Community
    Unity In The Community. 1.9K likes. Launched in 2009, Unity in the Community is a non-profit organization dedicated to changing the lives of others in the South Philadelphia area.
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 09

Passyunk Square home gets modern facelift, asks $385K

Prior to the renovation, the home at 1541 S. Camac Street was just your average South Philly rowhome, featuring a green awning outside and some faux finishes inside. But after selling for $130,000 in 2011, it looks completely brand new both inside and out.

    Passyunk Square home gets modern facelift, asks $385K
    A handsome brick home with great curb appeal in Passyunk Square has hit the market for $385,000 after undergoing a much-needed makeover. Prior to the renovation, the home at 1541 S. Camac Street was just your average South Philly rowhome, featuring a green awning outside and some faux finishes inside.
    https://philly.curbed.com

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Jan 08

Fleisher Art Memorial added an event.

Leeway Foundation supports women, trans, and gender nonconforming artists and cultural producers working at the intersections of art and social change in Greater Philadelphia. Its grantmaking programs include the Art and Change Grant, a project-based grant of up to $2,500 (deadline: March 1 and August 1), and the Leeway Transformation Award, an unrestricted award of $15,000 honoring work spanning five years or more (deadline: May 15). Are you thinking about applying, but not sure how to go about it? Join Leeway staff and past grantees for an overview of our grantmaking programs, an Art and Change Grant application walkthrough, and helpful tips. The Sanctuary Series was developed in support of Fleisher’s mission to make art accessible to everyone. The series provides low-commitment learning experience for our creative community to explore its interest in the arts. Supporting and supplementing Fleisher’s regular class and workshop offerings, Sanctuary Series events range from artist talks, film screenings, musical and dance performances, as well as hands on workshops. The Sanctuary Series is free and open to the public.

    Sanctuary Series: Leeway Foundation's Grant Information Session
    Sanctuary Series: Leeway Foundation's Grant Information Session
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Jan 08

Are you a digital camera and Photoshop whiz? ...

Are you a digital camera and Photoshop whiz? We're looking for a lead teacher for our Saturday Young Artists Program who can create a safe and energetic environment for students ages 11-14. Learn more and apply today!

    Fleisher Art Memorial - Digital Photography Lead Teaching Artist
    Saturday Young Artists ProgramIn the Saturday Young Artists Program, Fleisher offers tuition-free classes for young people ages 5 to 18 designed to develop artistic skills, foster engagement with the arts, encourage self-expression, and build confidence as a creative person.
    https://fleisherartmemorial.submittable.com

Jan 08

Fleisher Art Memorial added an event.

As part of the Sanctuary Series, Art-Reach will screen its first documentary film, "I Am." The film follows the journey of six students from St. Katherine's Special Education Day School & eight dancers from the Pennsylvania Ballet's Second Company to create an original ballet performance choreographed by Jessica Kilpatrick. The Sanctuary Series was developed in support of Fleisher’s mission to make art accessible to everyone. The series provides low-commitment learning experience for our creative community to explore its interest in the arts. Supporting and supplementing Fleisher’s regular class and workshop offerings, Sanctuary Series events range from artist talks, film screenings, musical and dance performances, as well as hands on workshops. The Sanctuary Series is free and open to the public.

    Sanctuary Series: Art-Reach Presents the Documentary Film "I Am"
    As part of the Sanctuary Series, Art-Reach will screen its first documentary film, "I Am." The film follows the journey of six students from St....
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