9 hours ago

Earlier this week, Mark B. Goodheart became t...

Earlier this week, Mark B. Goodheart became the president of our board of directors. Get to know Mark, whose family boasts several generations of Fleisher students, as well as the three new board members joining us, too. Welcome aboard, Mark!

    Mark B. Goodheart Becomes Board President - Fleisher Art Memorial
    On Tuesday, June 19, Fleisher welcomed new board president Mark B. Goodheart, a trial lawyer, counselor, and principal of Philadelphia's The Goodheart Firm, P.C. Goodheart has long been a student at Fleisher, and two of his children can regularly found in the Saturday Young Artist Program.
    http://fleisher.org

10 hours ago

John Jarboe is ready to play pretend on the W...

John Jarboe is ready to play pretend on the Wilma's main stage. 'You Can Never Go Down the Drain' is now running through July 1: https://goo.gl/So65DV

    The Wilma Theater
    John Jarboe is ready to play pretend on the Wilma's main stage. 'You Can Never Go Down the Drain' is now running through July 1: https://goo.gl/So65DV
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10 hours ago

Our Homeland Security experts would like to t...

Our Homeland Security experts would like to tweet today, however this is all they are allowed to share.... #LynnandEmmaTwitterTakeover

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Our Homeland Security experts would like to tweet today, however this is all they are allowed to share.... #LynnandEmmaTwitterTakeover
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12 hours ago

Calling all pre-schoolers and their caregiver...

Calling all pre-schoolers and their caregivers! Join us for a Museum Adventure featuring stories, a treasure hunt, arts and crafts, and more. Thursday, June 28 at 10:00 a.m. https://rosenbach.org/events/museum-adventure-at-the-rosenbach-10/

    Museum Adventure at the Rosenbach
    Calling all pre-schoolers! Come play with us on the last Thursday morning of every month. We'll read a story together and then embark on a treasure hunt through the Rosenbach brothers' glitzy Rittenhouse Square home to discover things that relate to the story.
    https://rosenbach.org

12 hours ago

We're on a Mission to #SaveCHAD

We're on a Mission to #SaveCHAD

    CHADvocates... IT'S TIME TO TAKE ACTION! | Charter High School for Architecture + Design
    CHAD is the first charter high school for architecture and design in the nation.
    http://www.chadphila.org

12 hours ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market shared Tooth of t...

First day of summer!

    Tooth of the Lion Farm and Apothecary
    Tooth of the Lion Farm and Apothecary. 555 likes · 44 talking about this. Tooth of the Lion Apothecary is a small business focusing on bioregional,...
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13 hours ago

“Across much of the United States, farmers’ m...

“Across much of the United States, farmers’ markets have reported a decrease in consumer participation over the last couple of years, resulting in a decrease in farm sales and income. In an attempt to understand and reverse this slump, a multi-state study is being undertaken. Follow this link to participate in the survey: https://cornell.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_72s6sR6z0cs4D1X"

    Online Survey | Built with Qualtrics Experience Management™
    Qualtrics makes sophisticated research simple and empowers users to capture customer, product, brand & employee experience insights in one place.
    https://cornell.qualtrics.com

14 hours ago

Happy National Make Music Day! Featured here...

Happy National Make Music Day! Featured here is an image from Shenandoah National Park. The photograph’s label reads, “Native mountaineers make mountain music for visitors in the Shenandoah National Park, high in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia.” This photograph is available through NARA’s online catalog: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/30249284. Want to learn more about our holdings related to the National Parks Service and more? You can check out our online catalog (www.catalog.archives.gov) and make an appointment to view our holdings at the National Archives at Philadelphia by calling (215) 305-2044 or emailing philadelphia.archives@nara.gov. Today’s post was written by Megan Kelly, Research and Writing Intern with the National Archives at Philadelphia. Shenandoah National Park Blue Ridge Mountains #MakeMusicDay #Music #ShenandoahNationalPark #NationalParks #NPS

    National Archives at Philadelphia
    Happy National Make Music Day! Featured here is an image from Shenandoah National Park. The photograph's label reads, "Native mountaineers make mountain music for visitors in the Shenandoah National...
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16 hours ago

The Print Center added 2 new photos.

We Celebrate Naming the Zemel Family Gallery! #NewsLetter https://conta.cc/2JVGjcA

    The Print Center
    The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA. 5,471 likes · 43 talking about this · 468 were here. The Print Center encourages the growth and understanding of...
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17 hours ago

The Print Center posted 3 photos.

The Print Center announces the naming of the Zemel Family Gallery, made possible by a generous gift from Jay Zemel to our Centennial Fund. The Zemel Family Gallery is the first such named space in The Print Center's historic home and will be celebrated with a private launch event on June 23, 2018. * Jay's continued dedication to The Print Center honors our legacy as one of Philadelphia's most significant cultural assets. This gift to the Centennial Fund will inspire others to connect with our extraordinary history and ensure that our building, imbued with the spirit of a century of great exhibitions, remains a vital home for many more generations of art, artists and collectors. - Elizabeth Spungen, Executive Director * On view in the Zemel Family Gallery through August 4, 2018 is a solo show exhibition award winner from the 92nd ANNUAL: Daniel W. Coburn: Becoming a Specter | Installation view, Photo: Jaime Alvarez * The Print Center will close early on Saturday, June 23 for the Zemel Family Gallery Launch * #ThePrintCenter #ZemelFamilyGallery @ The Print Center

    The Print Center
    The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA. 5,471 likes · 39 talking about this · 468 were here. The Print Center encourages the growth and understanding of...
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23 hours ago

27 hours ago

Bella Vista Neighbors Association shared Brau...

9th Anniversary June 25th benefiting South Street Police Mini Station

    Brauhaus Schmitz
    So many people have been through these doors over the years! It's truly humbling to think about it as we come up on Anniversary #9! Please, join us on Monday June 25 at 7PM to help us celebrate...
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30 hours ago

Seger Park added 7 new photos.

It was a busy night at the park last night, Bria Young Basketball camp,Soccer Shots, Wolfstock Parks and Recreation and Sprinkler all running. Gotta Love Seger!!!

    Seger Park
    Seger Park, Philadelphia, PA. 1.1K likes. Seger Park is the size of a city block and contains a playground, Tennis Courts, Basket Ball Courts and Dog Park
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32 hours ago

Schuylkill Banks added 4 new photos.

Many thanks to the volunteers from the CORE Finance Program within Comcast/NBCUniversal who came out today to pull 28 bags worth of weeds from the South to Christian trail segment!

    Schuylkill Banks
    Schuylkill Banks, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 4.5K likes. Schuylkill Banks is Philadelphia's newest riverfront destination, located on the east side of...
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32 hours ago

Happy Summer! With the weather getting hot p...

Happy Summer! With the weather getting hot please note that the sprinkler is scheduled on M-F 1:30 pm to Dusk. Volunteers MAY be available to turn it on at other times but can’t be guaranteed. We are in the process of installing a timer and will post the new hours once installation is complete.

    https://www.facebook.com

35 hours ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Office of Transportation & Infrastructure Systems
    Want to help us make Philly Free Streets a success on August 11? Sign up to volunteer! This year, we are teaming up with SERVEPhiladelphia to make our volunteer experience 💯! Register today & tell...
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36 hours ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market added 7 new photo...

A few highlights from the Facebook feeds of the farmers and food artisans coming to the market. Hope you're following them all on social media. Like their pages or follow them on Instagram and every day it's a colorful and mouth-watering feed.

    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market
    Farmers Market in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. People talk about fresh fish, heirloom tomato sauce and apple pies. See reviews and recommendations.
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37 hours ago

Alley gardens are the best. #alleygarden #phi...

Alley gardens are the best. #alleygarden #philly #washwest #urbanism #pride

    Washington Square West Civic Association
    Washington Square West Civic Association, Philadelphia, PA. 736 likes. Making Wash West safer, cleaner and greener.
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38 hours ago

Bella Vista Neighbors Association shared Phil...

    Philadelphia Parks & Recreation
    Swing back to the 1940s with the REV Theatre Company! A quartet of quirky performers will be putting on three cabaret-style shows in South Philly parks. These events are FREE and open to audiences of...
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38 hours ago

Do you have important phone numbers memorized...

Do you have important phone numbers memorized? In case of an emergency, you may not have easy access to your cell phone or contact list. Who would you call? Find our family emergency plan here www.phila.gov/ready

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Do you have important phone numbers memorized? In case of an emergency, you may not have easy access to your cell phone or contact list. Who would you call? Find our family emergency plan here...
    https://www.facebook.com

39 hours ago

Friends of Chester Arthur added 10 new photos...

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Friends of Chester Arthur, Philadelphia, PA. 1,058 likes · 35 talking about this. The Friends of Chester A. Arthur believes that a first-class education,...
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39 hours ago

Celebrate #PrideMonth with #AKidLikeJake at t...

Celebrate #PrideMonth with #AKidLikeJake at the #Prince Theater! The movie navigates an emotional and ethical minefield for two parents who's top priority is their “gender expansive” child, Jake. Tickets and Showtimes: http://filmadelphia.org/events/a-kid-like-jake/

    A KID LIKE JAKE in the Prince Theater Black Box - Tickets on Sale
    SILAS HOWARD | USA | 2018 | 87 MIN | NR Brooklyn parents Alex (Claire Danes) and Greg (Jim Parsons) are lucky to have a kid like Jake. Their four-year-old is bright, precocious, creative-and just happens to prefer Disney princesses to toy cars and skirts to jeans.
    http://filmadelphia.org

47 hours ago

  • ZONING PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF THE THIRD STORY ADDITION OVER A TWO (2) STORY PORTION OF AN EXISTING SINGLE FAMILY HOUSE HOLD LIVING, NO CHANGE IN BUILDING HEIGHT AND FOOT-PRINT, SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN THE APPLICATION/PLAN.

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2 days ago

Center City District shared The Architect's N...

    Philadelphia cuts the ribbon on its own "High Line" park
    After years of planning and handwringing over fundraising, the first phase of Philadelphia's own " High Line," the transformation of the Reading Viaduct rail line, was opened to the public last Thursday. Although the Rail Park 's first spur is only a quarter mile long, the rail line will be twice as long and wide as New York's High Line when fully built out.
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2 days ago

The Rosenbach posted 2 photos.

#OTD in 1794 Declaration of Independence signer Richard Henry Lee died in his home in Chantilly, Va. In this autograph letter dated [May] 4, 1778 to John Page of Williamsburg, Va Lee expresses concerns about the states’ recent treaty with France and its possible effects on Britain’s policy toward them. [Rosenbach AMs 776/13] Our copy of the first Rhode Island printing of the Declaration of Independence will be on view for our WAWA Welcome America open house on Saturday, June 30.

    The Rosenbach
    The Rosenbach added a new photo.
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2 days ago

Last Call: Be sure to submit your application...

Last Call: Be sure to submit your application for the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance Project Stream. The 2018-19 Project Stream applications are due TOMORROW June 20, 2018. See below for full Eligibility and Guidelines. https://philaculture.org/projectstream?utm_campaign=grants&utm_medium=email&utm_source=culturewire

    Project Stream
    Any individual artist, nonprofit, or fiscally-sponsored organization in the 5-county Philadelphia region is invited to apply for a Project Stream grant for up to $2,500 in funding for an arts-specific project. Funded by Pennsylvania Council on the Arts and administered through the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, Project Stream makes competitive grants for innovative, community-based arts projects in any genre, including performances, exhibitions, readings and more.
    https://philaculture.org

2 days ago

Fleisher Art Memorial added 7 new photos.

Ready to work with glass? In her four-week summer workshop, Elaine Erne will guide you through techniques such as annealing and painting with glass powders to create beautiful sculptural glass tiles. Learn more and register today at: http://bit.ly/2I13ufz.

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

Center City District shared a link.

    SEPTA shows off new look for City Hall transit center
    SEPTA introduced Tuesday the first stage of its multiyear, multimillion dollar project to remake the tunnels beneath Center City into a more attractive pedestrian concourse through the heart of Philadelphia. "SEPTA long saw the potential to transform these corridors into a place with a clear and welcoming identity," said Jeff Knueppel, the transit agency's general manager.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

Seger Park shared their post.

Not just for dogs...see you tonight.

    Seger Park
    Come get your music on
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2 days ago

For the second year in a row, the Free Librar...

For the second year in a row, the Free Library of Philadelphia's Summer of Wonder summer reading initiative is teaming up with us to offer free admission for families to the museum! Learn more: https://libwww.freelibrary.org/blog/post/3371

    Blog: Journey Around the World at the Rosenbach This Summer!
    For the second year in a row, Summer of Wonder is teaming up with the Rosenbach to offer free admission for families to the museum! Once you step through the museum's stately front doors, you'll find a house filled with wacky and wonderful things that will delight and enchant the entire family.
    https://libwww.freelibrary.org

2 days ago

LAST CALL for tickets to the Young Friends Ba...

LAST CALL for tickets to the Young Friends Ball on the Square this Friday 7:30pm on Rittenhouse Square. Don't miss this incredible evening filled with dining, dancing, and celebrating the Square!

    Young Friends of Rittenhouse Square
    LAST CALL for tickets to the Young Friends Ball on the Square this Friday 7:30pm on Rittenhouse Square. Don't miss this incredible evening filled with dining, dancing, and celebrating the Square!
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2 days ago

Seger Park shared Philly311's post.

    Philly311
    TODAY IS THE DAY! 🎉✨ Philadelphia Parks & Recreation public pools start opening today! Go here to see the summer pool schedule 😎👉http://ow.ly/bGgY30kwfd2
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2 days ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Philly311
    TODAY IS THE DAY! 🎉✨ Philadelphia Parks & Recreation public pools start opening today! Go here to see the summer pool schedule 😎👉http://ow.ly/bGgY30kwfd2
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2 days ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market added 8 new photo...

Join us on Tuesdays in the square to shop for all this fresh, local food! Great harvest today from the farms and kitchens. Hands on the Earth Orchard returns next week with peaches. We’re open today till 2pm. Cherries going fast!

    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market
    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market added a new photo.
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2 days ago

Have you heard of History Hub? Launched in Ja...

Have you heard of History Hub? Launched in January 2016, History Hub is an active community of researchers and experts which has become a game-changing way to provide access to information and diverse sources of expertise. You can learn more about it on the Archivist of the United States’s blog post, History Hub: A 21st Century Model for Archival Reference. https://aotus.blogs.archives.gov/2018/05/24/history-hub-a-21st-century-model-for-archival-reference/

    History Hub: A 21st Century Model for Archival Reference
    When the National Archives launched History Hub in January 2016, we hoped it would be a game-changing way to provide access to information and diverse sources of expertise. I'm pleased to share that what started out as an experimental project has become an active community of researchers and experts.
    https://aotus.blogs.archives.gov

2 days ago

#Incredibles2 #FunFact - #DYK The code title ...

#Incredibles2 #FunFact - #DYK The code title for the #Incredibles2 was "Tights" during production? The #Incredibles2 is showing at the #PrinceTheater for tickets and showtimes: http://filmadelphia.org/events/incredibles-2/

    INCREDIBLES 2 at the Prince Theater - Tickets Now on Sale!
    BRAD BIRD | USA | 2018 | 126 MIN | PG In INCREDIBLES 2, Helen (voice of Holly Hunter) is called on to lead a campaign to bring Supers back, while Bob(voice of Craig T.
    http://filmadelphia.org

2 days ago

This week, Mx. Rogers comes to the neighborho...

This week, Mx. Rogers comes to the neighborhood.

    Philly's queer cabaret examines the truths (and myths) of Mister Rogers' signature kindness
    The first black-and-white frames of Morgan Neville's Won't You Be My Neighbor show the familiar Fred Rogers at the piano, coolly attempting to place value and meaning on his approach to communicating with children by way of modulation. As a trained classical composer, he knew that some key changes could be managed with ease, and others could not.
    https://billypenn.com

2 days ago

The Print Center added 3 new photos.

Come see the shows! 92nd ANNUAL solo exhibitions: Daniel W. Coburn: Becoming a Specter Julie Anne Greenberg: Considerable Uncertainty Remains Jacob Koestler: Copy of a Copy On view through August 4, 2018. Please note, we are closing early on Saturday, June 23 at 3:00pm for a private event. Installation views, Photo: Jaime Alvarez http://printcenter.org/100/92nd-solo-shows/

    The Print Center
    The Print Center added a new photo.
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2 days ago

The Print Center posted 3 photos.

Come see the shows! 92nd ANNUAL solo exhibitions: Daniel W. Coburn: Becoming a Specter | Julie Anne Greenberg: Considerable Uncertainty Remains | Jacob Koestler: Copy of a Copy * On view through August 4, 2018. Please note, we are closing early on Saturday, June 23 at 3:00pm for a private event. * Installation views, Photo: Jaime Alvarez * #ThePrintCenter #92ndANNUAL #phlarts #philly #VisitPhilly #philly #phillyart #phillyartist #philadelphia #ContemporaryArts @danielwcoburn @american_spirit @julieanne321 @ The Print Center

    The Print Center
    The Print Center added a new photo.
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2 days ago

Vigil held for teen killed in South Philadelphia

Tearfully, Alyssa Jackson addressed the crowd gathered outside of her family's home to remember her son, 16-year-old Symir Walker, one of two teens shot on the 1200 block of Fitzwater Street this weekend.

    Vigil held for teen killed in South Philadelphia
    Family and friends of a teen killed by gunfire over the weekend gathered to honor his memory Monday night. Tearfully, Alyssa Jackson addressed the crowd gathered outside of her family's home to remember her son, 16-year-old Symir Walker, one of two teens shot on the 1200 block of Fitzwater Street this weekend.
    http://6abc.com

3 days ago

Vigil for teen gunned down on Fitzwater Street

Tearfully, Alyssa Jackson addressed the crowd gathered outside of their home to remember her son, 16-year-old Symir Walker, one of two teens shot on the 1200 block of Fitzwater Street this weekend.

    Vigil for teen killed on Fitzwater Street
    Family and friends of a teen killed by gunfire over the weekend gathered to honor his memory Monday night. Tearfully, Alyssa Jackson addressed the crowd gathered outside of their home to remember her son, 16-year-old Symir Walker, one of two teens shot on the 1200 block of Fitzwater Street this weekend.
    http://6abc.com

3 days ago

Refreshing, right?!? It is HOT and we need yo...

Refreshing, right?!? It is HOT and we need your help to keep plants in the Arthur Schoolyard hydrated and healthy! Please SIGN UP to help us maintain the Schoolyard that we all use and love this summer! Instructions provided upon sign up! http://signup.com/go/Tkahtad

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Refreshing, right?!? It is HOT and we need your help to keep plants in the Arthur Schoolyard hydrated and healthy! Please SIGN UP to help us maintain the Schoolyard that we all use and love this...
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3 days ago

We are pleased to announce that The Wilma The...

We are pleased to announce that The Wilma Theater is one of the recipients of The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage's 2018 project grants. The grant will fund THERE, an ensemble-devised work, led by Blanka Zizka, which adapts Lebanese American poet Etel Adnan’s book-length poem 'There: In the Light and the Darkness of the Self and of the Other' and contemplates existential questions of personal and community identity and conflict, in an environment created by Berlin-based artist Rosa Barba. The work will premiere as part of the 2019 Fringe Festival. #PewArtsGrants

    THERE
    An ensemble-devised work, led by Blanka Zizka, adapts Lebanese American poet Etel Adnan's book-length poem There: In the Light and the Darkness of the Self and of the Other and contemplates existential questions of personal and community identity and conflict, in an environment created by Berlin-based artist Rosa Barba.
    https://www.pcah.us

3 days ago

The Mütter Museum has been awarded a grant fr...

The Mütter Museum has been awarded a grant from the Pew Center for Arts and Heritage to support our next major exhibition, Spit Spreads Death! The influenza pandemic of 1918-19 hit Philadelphia harder than any other major city and yet is a largely untold story. Developed by Mütter staff, art curator Trevor Smith, artist group Blast Theory, and historical curator Jane E. Boyd, this expansive project will feature a commemorative parade, art film, digital interactives, objects and photographs, personal stories, historical and public health information, and public programming. https://www.pcah.us/2018grants

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    The Mütter Museum has been awarded a grant from the Pew Center for Arts and Heritage to support our next major exhibition, Spit Spreads Death! The influenza pandemic of 1918-19 hit Philadelphia...
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3 days ago

Be sure to get out next week to the SoLow Fe...

Be sure to get out next week to the SoLow Festival Reserve your tickets today Transient Arts & Runboyrunprod of CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia premier Andrew William Solowfest: Of Maintenance and Men Plays & Players Reserve your tickets runboyrunprodGmail.com PWYC

    Plays & Players
    Be sure to get out next week to the SoLow Festival Reserve your tickets today Transient Arts & Runboyrunprod of CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia premier Andrew William Solowfest: Of Maintenance...
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3 days ago

ONE NIGHT ONLY! Enjoy Alfred Hitchcock's #Rea...

ONE NIGHT ONLY! Enjoy Alfred Hitchcock's #RearWindow featuring #GraceKelly tomorrow night at the #Prince Theater. Tickets: http://filmadelphia.org/events/rear-window/

    REAR WINDOW at the Prince Theater - Tickets Now on Sale!
    ALFRED HITCHCOCK | USA | 1954 | 112 MIN Jimmy Stewart plays L.B. "Jeff" Jeffries, a thrill-seeking photographer laid up with a broken leg for the summer in his Greenwich Village apartment.
    http://filmadelphia.org

3 days ago

Christian Street Church will change hands after demolition

...the contract has been assigned to a buyer, who will take over the property at 1020-24 Christian Street after it is razed this summer. The buyer has not been named, and Feibush did...

    Christian Street Church will change hands after demolition
    With just weeks to go before the planned demolition of the Christian Street Baptist Church, developer Ori Feibush announced this week that the property will be changing hands. Feibush told Philly.com in an email this weekend that the contract has been assigned to a buyer, who will take over the property at 1020-24 Christian Street after it is razed this summer.
    https://philly.curbed.com

3 days ago

We know it is un-bearable out there. Stay coo...

We know it is un-bearable out there. Stay cool by visiting pools, libraries and spray grounds. Please check on your neighbors and call PCA Heatline 215-765-9040 if you are worried about them in the heat. #LynnandEmmaTwitterTakeover http://ow.ly/e4CN30kyn6u

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