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Interested in getting more involved with FoCA...

Interested in getting more involved with FoCA? Come to our upcoming general meeting on Thursday at 5pm at the school. Kids are welcome and pizza will be provided.

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Interested in getting more involved with FoCA? Come to our upcoming general meeting on Thursday at 5pm at the school. Kids are welcome and pizza will be provided.
    https://www.facebook.com

7 hours ago

No idea what to get your significant other fo...

No idea what to get your significant other for Valentine’s Day?! Look no further❣️Surprise them with tickets to GHo’s raddest bash, FoCA Night Out In March 24th, 2018, 7-11p! Get your tickets in the link above 👆🏻and you can thank us later 😉

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    No idea what to get your significant other for Valentine's Day?! Look no further❣️Surprise them with tickets to GHo's raddest bash, FoCA Night Out In March 24th, 2018, 7-11p! Get your tickets in the...
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William Way LGBT Community Center added an ev...

This group art show in the Center's lobby is a visual exploration of the leather/kink experience. Curators Heather Raquel Phillips, Ms. Philadelphia Leather 2017, and Amy Phillips, Mid Atlantic Leather Woman 2018, have brought together over 20 artists' work, including photography, drawing, video, sculpture, and more. The artist reception will be Sun., Feb. 11 from 2-4 pm.

    Black & Blue: Art Gallery Exhibit
    This group art show in the Center's lobby is a visual exploration of the leather/kink experience. Curators Heather Raquel Phillips, Ms. Philadelphia...
    https://www.facebook.com

12 hours ago

#Templemade Check out this feature on #WilmaP...

#Templemade Check out this feature on #WilmaPassingStrange actors Temple University/ Temple Theaters student Savannah Jackson and professor Lindsay Smiling.

    Temple Theater has a Spotlight in the Wilma Theater's "Passing Strange"
    Owls are everywhere... even in a Tony Award-winning rock musical! The Wilma Theater is putting on the musical of a lifetime, Passing Strange, a story of a rebellious young black man as he journeys to Europe in search of something "real."
    http://templeupdate.com

12 hours ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared Love...

There's a sneak preview of Love, Simon at Ritz at the Bourse this Wed., Jan. 24 at 7:30 pm. We have a bunch of free passes for two if you want to swing by the Center and pick one up. (We'll post back when they're all gone.)

    Love, Simon
    This is about to get romantic af. See #LOVESIMON on March 16th.
    http://www.facebook.com

12 hours ago

A huge thanks to the @phillypolice for their ...

A huge thanks to the @phillypolice for their unending service to our community and making these celebratory events possible.

    Washington Square West Civic Association
    A huge thanks to the @phillypolice for their unending service to our community and making these celebratory events possible.
    https://www.facebook.com

13 hours ago

This week is your last chance to see Wind Cha...

This week is your last chance to see Wind Challenge 2, featuring work by Corliss Cavalieri, Jerry Kaba, and Sarah Peoples. It's not often you get to touch the work in our exhibitions, but this show features two galleries of interactive work! Learn more at http://bit.ly/2Dxe6F1 and stop by before 4:00 p.m. Saturday. Pictured artwork: "Paint Chip Display," courtesy of Sarah Peoples.

    Fleisher Art Memorial
    This week is your last chance to see Wind Challenge 2, featuring work by Corliss Cavalieri, Jerry Kaba, and Sarah Peoples. It's not often you get to touch the work in our exhibitions, but this show...
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13 hours ago

Fleisher Art Memorial added an event.

Born to Nigerian immigrants, Joy Ike’s music, voice, and writing have drawn comparisons to female musicians such as Corinne Bailey Rae, Norah Jones, Regina Spektor, and Fiona Apple. But her percussive piano-playing and soaring vocals give homage to her African upbringing. Leaving her career as a publicist in 2008, Joy has spent the last nine years playing thousands of shows across the country. She has had the opportunity to share the stage and open for Jeffrey Gaines, Sara Groves, Seth Glier, Cody Chestnutt, Allen Toussaint, and Tyrone Wells to name a few. A write-up on NPR's All Things Considered says "The depth of subjects she tackles in her poetic lyrics are perfectly complemented by a unique blend of neo-soul, with just the right dash of pop... a truly compelling act to watch in person, with the ability to create an intimate setting in locations big and small." 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: Joy Ike in Performance
    Born to Nigerian immigrants, Joy Ike's music, voice, and writing have drawn comparisons to female musicians such as Corinne Bailey Rae, Norah Jones,...
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15 hours ago

The Wilma Theater added 2 new photos.

#WilmaPassingStrange actor Anthony Martinez-Briggs will be kicking off his red patent leather boots next Monday to play with his band ILL DOOTS in the Wilma's Good Karma Cafe. Join him and PASSING STRANGE creator Stew for an evening of music on January 29 at 7pm --> https://goo.gl/H7J6W9 Photos by Bill Hebert.

    The Wilma Theater
    The Wilma Theater, Philadelphia, PA. 5,809 likes · 359 talking about this · 11,425 were here. Visit our website! http://www.wilmatheater.org Follow us on twitter!...
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20 hours ago

2 Men Injured In South Philadelphia Shooting

Police recovered 27 shell casings along the 1300 block of Bainbridge Street.

Evidence was also found nearby on the 600 block of South Broad.

    2 Men Injured In South Philadelphia Shooting
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Police are investigating an overnight double shooting in South Philadelphia. It happened just after 1 a.m. Monday. Police recovered 27 shell casings along the 1300 block of Bainbridge Street. Evidence was also found nearby on the 600 block of South Broad. A 28-year-old man and 53-year-old man were both shot in the leg.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

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FLY EAGLES, FLY!!! 🦅

FLY EAGLES, FLY!!! 🦅

    Washington Square West Civic Association
    FLY EAGLES, FLY!!! 🦅
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30 hours ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Philadelphia Struggles to Balance Historic Preservation and Equity
    As Jared Brey points out, there's been little perceived need to protect existing structures in a city that's been desperate for development for decades. Now, that may be changing, but making sure historic preservation respects communities of color and does not become a tool of gentrification remains a challenge.
    https://nonprofitquarterly.org

38 hours ago

E-A-G-L-E-S! Here we have a magnificent eagle...

E-A-G-L-E-S! Here we have a magnificent eagle from “American Ornithology,” by Alexander Wilson. It is part of an impressive nine volume set that was published in Philadelphia between 1808-1814. Enjoy our Philadelphia eagle, and the big game. #flyeaglesfly #PhiladelphiaEagles #NFCChampionshipGame #6ABCAction 🦅

    The Athenaeum of Philadelphia
    E-A-G-L-E-S! Here we have a magnificent eagle from "American Ornithology," by Alexander Wilson. It is part of an impressive nine volume set that was published in Philadelphia between 1808-1814. Enjoy...
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39 hours ago

"The story is related by the Narrator, a grow...

"The story is related by the Narrator, a grownup version of the misguided Youth, with a distinct sense of irony... and a kinetic, eclectic score that ranges from gospel to punk rock." - The Philadelphia Inquirer

    'Passing Strange' at the Wilma: Updated, rocking tale of Youth's quest for identity
    Stew and Heidi Rodewald's "Passing Strange" at the Wilma Theater tells an often-told tale: The self-glorifying, distinctly unheroic artist-hero questing for his identity through changes of scene, sexual encounters that stop short of love, and the supposedly redemptive act of creation.
    http://www.philly.com

42 hours ago

What's better than having the home team in th...

What's better than having the home team in the playoffs? Watching the game with a bunch of neighbors! Support our local businesses and watch the game tonight at a Bella Vista bar or restaurant. GO EAGLES!

    Bella Vista Neighbors Association
    What's better than having the home team in the playoffs? Watching the game with a bunch of neighbors! Support our local businesses and watch the game tonight at a Bella Vista bar or restaurant. GO...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

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Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    City of Philadelphia | Revenue Department
    http://www.phila.gov

2 days ago

Due to the shutdown of the Federal Government...

Due to the shutdown of the Federal Government, we are unable to use any of our social media channels. National Archives facilities are closed and activities are canceled with some exceptions. See Archives.gov for details.

    National Archives |
    Request military records and learn about other services for yourself or a family member.
    https://www.archives.gov

2 days ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared John...

    John J. Wilcox, Jr. Archives at William Way LGBT Community Center
    If you're attending the Women's March in Philadelphia tomorrow, please consider dropping by the William Way LGBT Community Center afterwards to donate your LGBTQ-themed signs, banners, buttons,...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

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    INSTALL REAR YARD RAIN LEADER/CESSPOOL, MAIN DRAIN, HOUSE TRAP AND R FRESH AIR AS PER PHILADELPHIA 2004 PLUMBING CODE.

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    INSTALL REAR YARD RAIN LEADER/CESSPOOL, MAIN DRAIN, HOUSE TRAP AND R FRESH AIR AS PER PHILADELPHIA 2004 PLUMBING CODE.

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Square One Coffee Roasters Won a 2018 Good Food Award!

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    Square One Coffee Roasters Won a 2018 Good Food Award!
    The word is out! We've been named a Winner of the 2018 Good Food Awards in the Coffee category for our Ethiopia Mormora.
    https://www.squareonecoffee.com

3 days ago

The Wilma Theater shared their event.

In this discussion of Stew and Heidi Rodewald’s musical and Jacqueline Woodson’s novel, dive deeper into both protagonists’ stories through a lively discussion, led by One Book, One Philadelphia and The Wilma Theater’s Portable Studio staff in open community discussion about home, the power of music, and self-discovery. #WilmaPassingStrange #OneBookOnePhiladelphia #PhillyTheatreWeek

    Passing Strange in Another Brooklyn
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3 days ago

The Athenaeum of Philadelphia shared Universi...

Here is an interesting local project.

    University of Delaware
    Unidentified woman and two men in an envelope marked "Oct. 7, 1927."
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Please join FoCA and Chester Arthur's HSA for...

Please join FoCA and Chester Arthur's HSA for our winter general meeting. General meetings take place on a quarterly basis and are open to anyone wishing to learn more about FoCA, HSA, and the school. Kids are welcome and pizza will be provided!

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Please join FoCA and Chester Arthur's HSA for our winter general meeting. General meetings take place on a quarterly basis and are open to anyone wishing to learn more about FoCA, HSA, and the...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    City Announces Road Closures and Parking Restrictions for Women's March | Office of Special Events
    PHILADELPHIA - On Saturday, January 20 th, 2018, the "Women's March on Philadelphia" demonstration will take place on Benjamin Franklin Parkway and Eakins Oval. To ensure the safety of participants and the public, road closures and parking restrictions will be implemented. Delays can be expected during the course of the event.
    https://beta.phila.gov

3 days ago

"a grand yet intimate piece of musical theate...

"a grand yet intimate piece of musical theater" "a tour-de-force performance from Jamar Williams" "Several actors in PASSING STRANGE are part of the Wilma’s recently formed HotHouse, a troupe devoted to intense physical training and to new ideas about interpretation. This production brims with them." - WHYY #WilmaPassingStrange

    Review: 'Passing Strange,' and grandly
    Broad Street between Locust and Spruce streets Runs through Feb. 18 - Bold, boisterous, and bellicose, the Wilma Theater production of the musical "Passing Strange" seems much more real than it did on Broadway 10 years ago. And that's important: What's real or not is at the core of the engrossing musical.
    https://whyy.org

4 days ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL TOILET, LAVATORY, BATHTUB, WASHING MACHINE

    1016 BAINBRIDGE ST Issued January 17, 2018 Comment
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    3-WATER CLOSET, 3-LAVS, 2-BATH TUB, 1-KITCHEN SINK & 1-LAUNDRY AND HWH, HOUSE DRAIN,STACK THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004

    1127 CARPENTER ST Issued January 17, 2018 Comment

4 days ago

This would be a good read for any business wh...

This would be a good read for any business who are worried about the idea of protected bike lanes. This isn't just a one off. There is a lot of data out there showing that improved bicycle infrastructure (including bike parking & protected bike lanes) is beneficial to local business.

    Business Man Changes his Mind about Separate Bike Lanes! * Average Joe Cyclist
    Business people around the world have tended to oppose separate bike lanes. But here's a turnaround from a Vancouver businessman that many readers will find very encouraging! I have supported separate bike lanes for a long time. I have watched with amazement as businesses in Vancouver have fought tooth and nail against separate bike lanes in Vancouver.
    https://averagejoecyclist.com

4 days ago

As part of the public events that surround ea...

As part of the public events that surround each Wind Challenge exhibition, Challenge 2 artist Jerry Kaba will bring AWFUL (Art Wrestling Federation Urban League) wrestling to Fleisher in the form of a Sanctuary Slam Friday, Jan. 26, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Imagine a wrestling show featuring Philadelphia’s favorite artists, comedians, and musicians with all the pomp and flair of 1980s wrestling with just 10 percent of the athleticism. Free and open to the public, AWFUL promises a smile, a surprise or two, and probably some tears. Regardless, you’re guaranteed to have an AWFUL good time!

    Fleisher Art Memorial
    As part of the public events that surround each Wind Challenge exhibition, Challenge 2 artist Jerry Kaba will bring AWFUL (Art Wrestling Federation Urban League) wrestling to Fleisher in the form of...
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

The Wilma Theater added 6 new photos.

"'Cause we say it's alright!" #WilmaPassingStrange photos are here! Take a peek at this musical that may "look like sodom, from top to bottom, a shopping mall of vice, but its alright with me." Experience this musical --> https://goo.gl/37m3uo

    The Wilma Theater
    The Wilma Theater, Philadelphia, PA. 5,791 likes · 343 talking about this · 11,360 were here. Visit our website! http://www.wilmatheater.org Follow us on twitter!...
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Throwback Thursday video--don't forget that K...

Throwback Thursday video--don't forget that Kindergarten registration is now open!! Stop by the school to enroll your child.

    Chester Arthur Kindergarten Confessions 2014
    The 2013-2014 kindergarten class at Chester Arthur Elementary has a lot to say about how much they love their school in Southwest Center City, Philadelphia. Find out more at our open houses every month. Take a tour of the school (20th and Catharine Streets), meet the staff and ask questions of the principal, Ms. Kimberly Newman.
    https://www.youtube.com/

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  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    EZ PERMIT DUCTWORK & WARM-AIR APPLIANCES- FOR THE INSTALLATION IF NEW DUCTWORK, REGISTERS/GRILLES/DIFFUSERS, AND WARM-AIR APPLIANCES AS PER ATTACHED STANDARDS. DEVIATIONS FROM THESE STANDARDS REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION AND SITE PLANS. C 90% WARM AIROMPLETE NEW HVAC SYSTEM 90%

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5 days ago

Brotherly Love: Free Gym Classes For People In Recovery

On Saturdays at 3 p.m., The Phoenix holds CrossFit classes at the Fearless Athletics South Philly location, 744 South 11th Street.

This article has 1 other Philadelphia location (Show)

Fearless Athletics hosts The Phoenix classes several days a week at their Penn’s Landing location at 126 Race Street:

    Brotherly Love: Free Gym Classes For People in Recovery
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Volunteers are holding free exercise classes in Philadelphia to support people in recovery, encouraging each other to feel stronger than stigma. A few years ago, Leyla Mortazie wouldn't have imagined herself at Fearless Athletics in Philadelphia. "I showed up and I couldn't believe that I'd been missing out," Leyla said.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

5 days ago

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.
    https://whyy.org

5 days ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Becoming U.S. - Living in a City of Immigrants
    Ask anyone living in Philadelphia where they live and you're apt to get a unique response. Places like Fishtown, Strawberry Mansion, and Bella Vista are just a few of dozens of small neighborhoods that make up the larger city.
    https://www.eventbrite.com

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