6 min ago

DYK - we have FREE PARKING right now. You c...

DYK - we have FREE PARKING right now. You can park for up to 2 hours in the Hilton garage at 11th and Arch totally free as long as you purchase $10 worth of products at the Market and get your ticket validated before you leave. This offer only lasts until tomorrow so take advantage!

    Reading Terminal Market
    DYK - we have FREE PARKING right now. You can park for up to 2 hours in the Hilton garage at 11th and Arch totally free as long as you purchase $10 worth of products at the Market and get your...
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46 min ago

The Refuge is closing at 3pm today, but you c...

The Refuge is closing at 3pm today, but you can stop by PetSmart Center City (1112 Chestnut Street) and meet even more adorable adoptable cats, like cool kitty Chance who's snoozing the day away just waiting for you to show up!

    Morris Animal Refuge
    The Refuge is closing at 3pm today, but you can stop by PetSmart Center City (1112 Chestnut Street) and meet even more adorable adoptable cats, like cool kitty Chance who's snoozing the day away just...
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53 min ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared AARP...

To those of you interested in the LGBT Cultural Competence event featuring Jason Collins, we got work from our partners at AARP Pennsylvania Office that there is space still available. Hope to see you today at 5:30!

    Cultural Competence and the LGBT Community
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54 min ago

To get you ready for Thanksgiving we'll share...

To get you ready for Thanksgiving we'll share this pumpkin pie recipe from "All Around the House" by Mrs. H.W. Beecher (1878), one of our nineteenth-century cookbooks.

    The Athenaeum of Philadelphia
    To get you ready for Thanksgiving we'll share this pumpkin pie recipe from "All Around the House" by Mrs. H.W. Beecher (1878), one of our nineteenth-century cookbooks.
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1 hour ago

In Philly galleries now: Craft, collage, and an out-of-the-way show worth the trouble

Through Jan. 27 at Fleisher/Ollman Gallery, 1216 Arch St., 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 12 to 5 p.m. Saturdays. Information: 215-545-7562 or www.fleisherollman.com.

    In Philly galleries now: Craft, collage, and an out-of-the-way show worth the trouble
    A two-person show where there's a synchronicity between the artists' efforts is always a thrill, like listening to a perfectly matched duet. In that way, Fleisher/Ollman Gallery's current "Collage as Painting," pairing Kate Abercrombie and Trevor Winkfield, is brilliant. There's an unmistakable sense of like-mindedness in the two artists' intensely solitary preoccupation.
    http://www.philly.com

2 hours ago

SEPTA released its Thanksgiving day parade schedule

1234 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

    SEPTA | 2017 Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade
    Due to the Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade, the SEPTA Bus Routes listed below will operate on temporary detours. Please note, some detours will begin the day before Thanksgiving to accommodate parade set-up. Click on the detour links for specific route information.
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On this day in 1783, Pilâtre de Rozier and th...

On this day in 1783, Pilâtre de Rozier and the Marquis d'Arlandes made the first free ascent in a balloon. They flew from the center of Paris for about five and a half miles. Benjamin Franklin was in Paris for the event. Reporting on what he saw, he wrote, "We observed it lift off in the most majestic manner. When it reached around 250 feet in altitude, the intrepid voyagers lowered their hats to salute the spectators. We could not help feeling a certain mixture of awe and admiration." Learn more: http://bit.ly/1Pdx2TO IMAGE: [Collecting cards with pictures of events in ballooning history from 1783 to 1883] | French | ca. 1890 | The Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    The Franklin Institute
    On this day in 1783, Pilâtre de Rozier and the Marquis d'Arlandes made the first free ascent in a balloon. They flew from the center of Paris for about five and a half miles. Benjamin Franklin was in...
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4 hours ago

Every year we have people call my office in t...

Every year we have people call my office in the dead of winter who are scrambling to pay their heating bills. Get ahead of the winter, have you checked if you are eligible for LIHEAP through Philadelphia Gas Works?

    Councilman Kenyatta Johnson
    Every year we have people call my office in the dead of winter who are scrambling to pay their heating bills. Get ahead of the winter, have you checked if you are eligible for LIHEAP through...
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4 hours ago

Center City District shared Curbed Philly's p...

    11 free things to do on Black Friday in Philly
    We get it: Black Friday isn't for everyone. Some folks thrive on waking up at the crack of dawn to snag a discounted flat-screen TV, while others would prefer to stay in bed and do the same on their computers. Our advice? Explore Philly-for free.
    https://philly.curbed.com

4 hours ago

Center City District shared Philly ChitChat's...

    Deck The Hall at City Hall Holiday Sights Plus Show Times | Philly Chit Chat
    November 21, 2017 by HughE Dillon Deck The Hall at City Hall Holiday Sights Plus Show Times Last night was the premiere of the Deck the Hall Light Show Presented by Independence Blue Cross, a dramatic light show, synchronized with music and projected onto the West Market Street portal of City Hall.
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4 hours ago

Center City District shared Dilworth Park's p...

    Rothman Institute Ice Rink
    The Center City District (CCD), Central Philadelphia Development Corporation (CPDC) and Center City District Foundation (CCDF) work together to enhance the vitality and competitiveness of Philadelphia's downtown. In 1991 the business leadership organization CPDC created the CCD business improvement district to deliver daily services with the goal of making Center City clean and safe.
    http://centercityphila.org

4 hours ago

Justify Your Love at Good Good Comedy Theatre

Justify Your Love Saturday Nov. 25 at 7:00 p.m. @ Good Good Comedy Theater, 215 N. 11th Street

    Justify Your Love at Good Good Comedy Theatre
    Not all of us have the same taste in music. One local Philadelphia comedy show acknowledges this and created a hilarious regular show out of it. Now in its second successful year since its debut at Five Dollar Comedy Week in 2015, Justify Your Love will grace the stage at Good Good Comedy Theater in Chinatown for its monthly show on Saturday, November 25.
    http://www.geekadelphia.com

5 hours ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared Wood...

Thank you to everyone who planned and participated in last night's #TDOR gathering at the Center.💙❤️💟❤️💙

    Philadelphia Community Honors Those Killed In Anti-Transgender Violence
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Transgender Day of Remembrance was recognized all over the world Monday, including in Philadelphia. "(It's) an event that was started to acknowledge the deaths, the murders of transgender individuals," explains Dejalynn Alvarez, who helped organize Philadelphia's gathering at the William Way LGBT Community Center.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

6 hours ago

A specialized team of scientists at NASA is t...

A specialized team of scientists at NASA is tasked with protecting Earth from space-based pathogens and preventing the spread of our germs to the rest of the Universe. http://engt.co/2jIriyh

    How NASA will defend the Earth against plagues from outer space
    Biological contamination goes both ways, mind you. Just as important as keeping extraterrestrial organisms from reaching the surface (aka "backward contamination") is ensuring that our planetary probes carry as few microbial hitchhikers from Earth as possible ("forward contamination"). To that end, in 1958, the U.S.
    https://www.engadget.com

7 hours ago

Justify Your Love at Good Good Comedy Theater

@Good Good Comedy Theater, 215 N 11th St., Philadelphia

    Justify Your Love at Good Good Comedy Theater
    Not all of us have the same taste in music. One local Philadelphia comedy show acknowledges this and created a hilarious regular show out of it. Now in its second successful year since its debut at Five Dollar Comedy Week in 2015, Justify Your Love will grace the stage at Good Good Comedy Theater in Chinatown for its monthly show on Saturday, November 25.
    http://www.geekadelphia.com

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MyNEWPhilly was live — with Colleen O'Hara an...

Eagles win AGAIN and we break down the game with Philadelphia Union Star, CJ Sapong! Special thanks to our sponsors Phan Cave, Pastificio Deli and Philly PR Girl! Make sure to get your tickets now for 4th Annual Turkey Day Tailgate before our Birds take on the Bears! Thanks for watching and remember to always #TrustTheProcess! TIMESTAMPS 0:25 Special guest CJ Sapong joins us! 1:30 Beat Dallas! 2:25 The Good: Eagles Running Game 3:10 Best Offensive Line in the NFL! 5:10 Clement or Westbrook? 6:00 Eagles Defense 6:25 Eagles Secondary 7:30 Alshon Jeffery 8:30 The Bad: First Half vs Dallas? 10:15 The Ugly: Jake Elliott's injury 10:48 Carson Injured? 11:18 Eagles vs Chicago Bears Predictions 13:30 Life & Times of #CJSapong 17:05 US National Team 18:30 CJ on USA missing the World Cup 20:30 Who would CJ like to add to the Union roster? 21:30 The Union have a Chief Tattoo Officer! 23:05 Halftime: Welcome Kate Marlys and Colleen O'Hara! 23:50 Try Pastificio Deli's #TurkeyGobbler 24:30 11/26/17 - Come to the Turkey Tailgate benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region 29:50 New Deal Alert! 32:25 Joel Embiid vs. Everybody 34:50 Sixers vs. Warriors 36: Philadelphia 76ers Improvements 37:12 TJ McConnell 37:54 Ben Simmons 38:45 Upon Further Review 39:17 Saints, Vikings, or Rams 40:02 NFL Coaches Fired 2018 41:12 Carson’s Success 42:50 Tap Outs #TrustTheProcessLIVE

    MyNEWPhilly
    Eagles R DA BESSS + CJ Sapong + Dem Sixers #TrustTheProcessLIVE Brought to you by Phan Cave MLM
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MyNEWPhilly is live now — at Philly PR Girl O...

Eagles R DA BESSS + CJ Sapong + Dem Sixers #TrustTheProcessLIVE Brought to you by Phan Cave MLM

    MyNEWPhilly
    Eagles R DA BESSS + CJ Sapong + Dem Sixers #TrustTheProcessLIVE Brought to you by Phan Cave MLM
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19 hours ago

MyNEWPhilly was live — at Philly PR Girl Offi...

Eagles R DA BESSS + CJ Sapong + Dem Sixers #TrustTheProcessLIVE Brought to you by Phan Cave MLM

    MyNEWPhilly
    Eagles R DA BESSS + CJ Sapong + Dem Sixers #TrustTheProcessLIVE Brought to you by Phan Cave MLM
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19 hours ago

PhillyGayCalendar was live — with Boxers PHL ...

LIVE: Strip Trivia with the Boxers PHL bartenders

    PhillyGayCalendar
    LIVE: Strip Trivia with the Boxers PHL bartenders
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21 hours ago

Center City District shared Dilworth Park's l...

    Dilworth Park
    DeckTheHall Light Show kickoff presented by Independence Blue Cross with 6abc Action News and Center City District!
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22 hours ago

http://www.washwestcivic.org/donate-to-the-ws...

http://www.washwestcivic.org/donate-to-the-wswca NOT A MEMBER OF THE CIVIC ASSOCIATION? YOU CAN STILL SUPPORT A CLEANER WASH WEST ! The Washington Square West Civic Association contracts with Center City District to sweep our sidewalks every other week. Many residents have asked for sweeping every week. For an additional $18,000 we could make that happen. But we need your support. Your donations would change the face of Wash West. Please donate now to make our neighborhood cleaner in 2018.

    Donate! - Washington Square West Civic Association
    Donate to the Washington Square West Civic Association, also known as the Wash West Civic or WSWCA.
    http://www.washwestcivic.org

22 hours ago

Center City District added 2 new photos.

Join us and Independence Blue Cross now at #DilworthPark! #DeckTheHall #Wintergarden #DilworthPark #RothmanRink #RothmanCabin

    Center City District
    Center City District, Philadelphia, PA. 16K likes. Keeping Center City Philadelphia clean, safe and attractive since 1991. CenterCityPhila.org
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23 hours ago

Tomorrow! Southeastern Pennsylvania Transport...

Tomorrow! Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) invites the public to ask questions, submit comments and learn at their Energy Action Plan open house: 11am-1pm and 5:30-7pm, 1234 Market St, 3rd floor auditorium

    SEPTA | Sustainability | Energy Action Plan Open House
    SEPTA is inviting the public to ask questions, submit comments and learn during a pair of Energy Action Plan open houses to be held on Tuesday, November 7 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and on Tuesday, November 21 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
    http://www.septa.org

23 hours ago

Once numbering in the billions, the passenger...

Once numbering in the billions, the passenger pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius) went extinct in the early 20th century after decades of hunting, habitat loss and other factors led to a rapid decline in population. http://theatln.tc/2jyE3vw

    What DNA Says About the Death-and Rebirth-of America's Most Common Bird
    The genome of the passenger pigeon complicates the story of its extinction-and the hopes for its resurrection.
    https://www.theatlantic.com

24 hours ago

Center City District shared Philadelphia Maga...

    Here's a Sneak Preview of City Hall's Awesome Holiday Light Show
    Center City is about to be lit for the holidays. 'Tis the season in Center City. Anyone visiting the recently reopened ice skating rink at Dilworth Park on Monday evening is in for a treat: a fancy new light show will debut at City Hall.
    http://www.phillymag.com

26 hours ago

Seger Park shared Councilman Mark Squilla's p...

    Laborer
    This is routine manual work usually of a repetitive nature. An employee in this class is responsible for performing duties primarily requiring physical exertion. Work involves the use of manual tools on routine tasks and occasionally the use of smaller power operated tools for a limited time.
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27 hours ago

Tomorrow: "SEPTA is pleased to extend an invi...

Tomorrow: "SEPTA is pleased to extend an invitation to participate in a forthcoming “Energy Action Plan Open House” on Tuesday, November 21 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Each open house will be held on the third floor at SEPTA Headquarters, 1234 Market Street, in Philadelphia. This open house will serve as a key platform for stakeholder participation in SEPTA’s planning process for an update to SEPTA’s 2012 Energy Action Plan ..." http://bit.ly/2jHsv94

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27 hours ago

Have family in town for Thanksgiving? Take th...

Have family in town for Thanksgiving? Take the stress out of your visit to The Franklin Institute with our mobile app. http://bit.ly/tfi-app

    The Franklin Institute's Mobile Apps
    The Franklin Institute's Terracotta Warriors Augmented Reality App is available to download for your iPhone or Android™ device! Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor invites you to take a journey through one of the most significant archaeological discoveries in history: the tomb of Qin Shihuangdi, First Emperor of China, buried in 210 BCE.
    https://www.fi.edu

28 hours ago

The Athenaeum of Philadelphia shared Hidden C...

Check out this Hidden City article about a Paul Cret exhibition at the Woodlands.

    Cret Exhibition Captures Vibrations Of The City
    Editor's note: Architectural drawing is a dying art. Before the digital revolution gave birth to drafting software, renderings of buildings, bridges, barrel vaults, and bell towers were meticulously illustrated by hand. And although most of the technical work done for architectural and engineering firms in the past left no room for emotion or expression, a human touch, and a physical object, remained.
    https://hiddencityphila.org

28 hours ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Brian Sims
    REMEMBER: Today is Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day when we ask you to reflect in solidarity on the epidemic of Trans murder and suicide. Despite new role models and countless strong voices, the...
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Philadelphia Theatre Company

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Philadelphia Theatre Company

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Philadelphia Theatre Company

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Philadelphia Theatre Company

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Philadelphia Theatre Company

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The Wilma Theater updated their cover photo.

    The Wilma Theater
    The Wilma Theater, Philadelphia, PA. 5,646 likes · 112 talking about this · 11,127 were here. Visit our website! http://www.wilmatheater.org Follow us on twitter!...
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29 hours ago

Center City District shared Dilworth Park's p...

    Dilworth Park
    A sneak peek at the #DeckTheHall Light Show presented by Independence Blue Cross! Starting tonight, City Hall will be bathed in color every single night through January 1! Produced by the Center City...
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30 hours ago

DYK - we have FREE PARKING this week (Mon. - ...

DYK - we have FREE PARKING this week (Mon. - Weds.) You can park for up to 2 hours in the Hilton garage at 11th and Arch totally FREE as long as you purchase $10 worth of products at the Market and get your ticket validated before you leave. This offer only lasts until Wednesday so take advantage!

    Reading Terminal Market
    DYK - we have FREE PARKING this week (Mon. - Weds.) You can park for up to 2 hours in the Hilton garage at 11th and Arch totally FREE as long as you purchase $10 worth of products at the Market and...
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30 hours ago

Named for American astronomer Edwin Hubble, w...

Named for American astronomer Edwin Hubble, who was born on this day in 1889, the Hubble Space Telescope is one of the most important devices for observing the universe. The impact Hubble made on the field of astronomy was immense. He is particularly well known for observing and describing the expansion of the universe. He was honored by The Franklin Institute with the 1939 Franklin Medal. http://bit.ly/2foMJ0C IMAGE: Hubble Space Telescope | NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

    The Franklin Institute
    Named for American astronomer Edwin Hubble, who was born on this day in 1889, the Hubble Space Telescope is one of the most important devices for observing the universe. The impact Hubble made on the...
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