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Today marks the 35th anniversary of Sally Rid...

Today marks the 35th anniversary of Sally Ride’s mission aboard the Space Shuttle, making her the first American woman in space. As a member of the crew of the Challenger, Ride helped deploy communication satellites by operating the shuttle’s robotic arm and inspired a generation to reach for the stars. http://go.nasa.gov/1rrZn3B IMAGE: STS-7 Shuttle Mission | 1983 | NASA

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    Today marks the 35th anniversary of Sally Ride's mission aboard the Space Shuttle, making her the first American woman in space. As a member of the crew of the Challenger, Ride helped deploy...
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33 min ago

Center City District shared PhillyVoice's pos...

    PHOTOS: The Rail Park officially opens
    After months, if not years of waiting, Phase One of the Rail Park is officially open to the public. The quarter-mile long park transforms the former elevated train lines of the Reading Viaduct it into a lush public park.
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35 min ago

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

    Long-awaited Rail Park opens first phase
    The opening of Philadelphia 's long-awaited Rail Park means more than just a public green space. To many, it means residential development, it means commercial growth, and-possibly most importantly-it means a heightened sense of community in Philly's Center City. At least that's the takeaway city officials stressed Thursday morning during the opening of the park's first phase.
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35 min ago

Center City District shared Philadelphia Busi...

    Reading Viaduct Rail Park opens - Philadelphia Business Journal
    The first phase of the Reading Viaduct Rail Park opened on Thursday, giving the public access to an elevated quarter mile of trail in north Philadelphia. The long-awaited project combines the efforts of the Friends of the Rail Park, the city of Philadelphia, Center City District and Philadelphia Parks & Recreation.
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1 hour ago

Philadelphia legends Group Motion will celebr...

Philadelphia legends Group Motion will celebrate their 50th Anniversary with a Gala performance, June 30th at 8 PM #phillydance #phlarts #groupmotion http://ow.ly/6Z4330kuaCi

    The Performance Garage | A Space for Dance
    Our professional dance studio & theater space offer an intimate environment to experience dance. Join us for classes, workshops, rehearsals, and productions!
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1 hour ago

The US National Weather Service has sent out ...

The US National Weather Service has sent out a Heat Advisory for today. Stay safe by limiting outside activities during the hottest hours, drink water, and wear light, loose fitting clothing. One way to keep cool is by going to the library! The Free library of Philadelphia has already started their summer programming; from their annual Summer of Wonder Reading series program, to Science in the summer, and much more. Stop by your nearest Free Library today, to find out what programming will be offered there! https://libwww.freelibrary.org/blog/post/3338

    Blog: Summer Hours and Cool Activities at the Free Library!
    It's almost officially summer here in Philadelphia, as the sun finally breaks through all the recent rain clouds and schools will be letting out early next week. No matter what your plans are this summer, the Free Library is here to keep you cool, connected, and book-bound!
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1 hour ago

Our office will be closed this week 😎 stay co...

Our office will be closed this week 😎 stay cool and we’ll see you when we’re back!

    Fairmount CDC
    Our office will be closed this week 😎 stay cool and we'll see you when we're back!
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1 hour ago

Free and Exciting Things To Do In Philly This Week, June 18 – 24

...visitors to enjoy seating, public art, greenery and elevated city views! The area stretches from Broad and Noble streets, jumps up to the Reading Viaduct overhead and ends above the 1100 block of...

...Broad and Noble streets, jumps up to the Reading Viaduct overhead and ends above the 1100 block of Callowhill Street. ~ The Rail Park Opening...

All American BBQ at Dilworth Park ~ June 21 – 24 ~ Pay-As-You-Go at Dilworth Park at 1 S. 15th Street. The 4-day event features many varieties of barbecue eats, local DJs and live music, outdoor games and activities, a beer garden and more. ~ All American BBQ at Dilworth Park ~

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...Aladdin At The Academy Of Music ~ June 18 – July 1 ~ Held at Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad Street. From the producers of The Lion King comes the timeless story of Aladdin, a thrilling...

...Pop Philly ~ June 18 – July 8 ~ 3 pm to 11 pm at the Philadelphia Building, 1315 Walnut Street. Enjoy an interactive pop-up exhibit that showcases the creative work of local artists! The...

Spruce Street Harbor Park & UNIVESTival ~ June 18 – September 3 ~ Held at Spruce Street Harbor Park, 301 S. Columbus Boulevard. Enjoy the beer garden and the relaxing waterfront hangout. There will be a weekend-long...

Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest ~ June 18 – September 3 ~ Held at the Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard. Enjoy the roller rink, mini-golf course, The Midway (with the giant Ferris wheel!) and...

...Cinema ~ June 18 – September 3 ~  FREE on every 1st Sunday. Held at the Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The exhibit explores the relationship between impressionist master Pierre-Auguste Renoir and master filmmaker Jean...

PHS Pop-Up Garden ~ June 18 – until fall ~ Relax while enjoying food & beer at two different locations! South Street, 1438 South Street and University City Square, 36th & Filbert streets. ~ PHS Pop-Up Garden ~

PHS Pop-Up Garden ~ June 18 – until fall ~ Relax while enjoying food & beer at two different locations! South Street, 1438 South Street and University City Square, 36th & Filbert streets. ~ PHS Pop-Up Garden ~

...pm in the South Street Headhouse District, Experience the creativity and energy of the fabulous Fourth Street and South Street business communities with an evening of extended hours, art, music, food and shopping along Historic...

...Center ~ June 23 ~ FREE – From 11 am to 5 pm at the Kimmel Center at 300 S. Broad Street. Audiences of all ages are invited to explore “Fred,” the largest mechanical pipe organ in...

40th Street Summer Series ~ June 23 ~ FREE - Starts at 6 pm at 40th and Walnut streets. Enjoy the West Philadelphia Orchestra and Dan Blacksberg’s Hot Klezmers. Guests can enjoy...

...Ale Festival ~ June 23 ~ From 7 pm to 10 pm at the Philadelphia Zoo at 3400 W. Girard Avenue. Enjoy craft beers from the Philly area and beyond, while enjoying live music, food truck...

    Free and Exciting Things To Do In Philly This Week, June 18 - 24
    It's going to be a fun packed week of things to do in Philadelphia from June 18 - 24, 2018.
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17 hours ago

Bar Hygge shared their photo.

    Bar Hygge
    Father's Day Cocktail special tonight... Johnny Walker Red, Luxardo Amaretto, lemon juice, vanilla simple, bruleed egg white and an Ardbeg Scotch rinse w/ an orange twist. #ilovescotch #barhygge
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18 hours ago

Father’s Day Cocktail special tonight... John...

Father’s Day Cocktail special tonight... Johnny Walker Red, Luxardo Amaretto, lemon juice, vanilla simple, bruleed egg white and an Ardbeg Scotch rinse w/ an orange twist. #ilovescotch #barhygge

    Bar Hygge
    Father's Day Cocktail special tonight... Johnny Walker Red, Luxardo Amaretto, lemon juice, vanilla simple, bruleed egg white and an Ardbeg Scotch rinse w/ an orange twist. #ilovescotch #barhygge
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20 hours ago

Happy Father's Day! It's also National Eat Yo...

Happy Father's Day! It's also National Eat Your Vegetables Day...likely not a coincidence. All this month, Just Salad and Just Salad are donating $1 to us for every Big Gay Garden Salad sold. Thank you, Just Salad! #thanksdad

    William Way LGBT Community Center
    Happy Father's Day! It's also National Eat Your Vegetables Day...likely not a coincidence. All this month, Just Salad and Just Salad are donating $1 to us for every Big Gay Garden Salad sold. Thank...
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21 hours ago

“If you’ve ever dipped a corner of a paper to...

“If you’ve ever dipped a corner of a paper towel into a liquid and watched the liquid move up through the paper, you’ve seen capillary action.” http://bit.ly/2td2Oye

    Diagnosing Disease with Paper and Thread
    If you've ever dipped a corner of a paper towel into a liquid and watched the liquid move up through the paper, you've seen capillary action. Jayatri Das reveals how this basic phenomenon that we see in our kitchens every day also underlies what could be the next generation of medical diagnostic devices.
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23 hours ago

The Barnes Foundation added 2 new photos.

Can you escape your father’s influence? Renoir: Father & Son/Painting & Cinema traces themes of legacy and innovation between celebrated filmmaker Jean Renoir and his father the great impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir. All throughout June, we’re sharing #Dadandme stories, featuring father and son duos in Philadelphia. Meet Jordan Hadad of a sustainable clothing line Lobo Mau as he chats with his father, Orlando Haddad, singer and guitarist behind Minas, a bossa nova jazz band renowned for bringing Brazilian music to Philadelphia. 1. Looking at your own relationship and careers, can you relate with themes of homage/rivalry in the Renoir exhibition? Jordan (son): My parents came to Philadelphia in 1984 to plant their musical career with their group Minas. It’s strange to think how my father’s music will be immortalized, and now I will be carrying on our family legacy through fashion and music. My sister Nicole and I run our own business, Lobo Mau. The clothing is bold and innovative and reflects songwriting: music has patterns, shape, and structure or it can be free form and improvisational. Orlando (dad): My son has always been my best friend. Our relationship is non-competitive. We both support each other in our paths towards reaching our goals. 2. How are you different and similar? Jordan: We both share a business mentality. My father deals with unexpected situations with grace and strategy. I always try to follow in this direction. Our differences are mainly cultural. He was raised in Brazil; I was raised in Philadelphia. My father’s family were all in the medical field; he was the first in his town to leave the country, try something new and become a musician in a foreign land at 18. Orlando: I grew up in Brazil during the ‘50s and ‘60s––a completely different time from when Jordan was born in America. Sometimes I’m amazed by how much we’re alike. When we sing certain songs together, our voices sound so similar that it’s a bit puzzling. 3. Jean Renoir posed for about 60 paintings by his dad; though he complained about these long sessions, these hours ultimately strengthened his relationship with his father and initiated him into art and cinema. Do you have a similar memory with your dad, which made a lasting influence? Jordan: I recall going to the recording studio with my parents when I was about five years old. I would sit on the floor and listen to their sessions while drawing and writing stories. I think those melodies played a big part in developing my mind creatively. I formed a band 10 years ago and kept music in my life ever since. Music helps me to think and live creatively. 4. How would you give each other advice? Jordan: I’d like to thank my father for always being committed to the family. People say in order to be a successful artist, you don’t have time for anything else, but I give he and my mother a lot of credit for investing time and love into their children. Orlando: I thank Jordan for turning me onto new trends and for inspiring me with his talents and purity of spirit to try my hardest to be a better dad, husband, artist, and human being.

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23 hours ago

#Incredibles2 #FunFact - The Incredibles is t...

#Incredibles2 #FunFact - The Incredibles is the first #Pixar movie to win an #AcademyAward for a category other than Best Animated Picture (Best Sound Editing) 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.
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25 hours ago

Drive & Donate! Driving equality forward mean...

Drive & Donate! Driving equality forward means we don’t go it alone. For every hour you reserve a Pride-branded Zipcar, $1 will be donated to local LGBT charities (including us!). Because the journey doesn’t stop when Pride is over. To make a reservation or learn more: www.zipcar.com/pride2018?utm_source=fb&utm_medium=social_local&utm_campaign=phi_con_williamwaypride2018_06/05/2018.

    William Way LGBT Community Center
    Drive & Donate! Driving equality forward means we don't go it alone. For every hour you reserve a Pride-branded Zipcar, $1 will be donated to local LGBT charities (including us!). Because the journey...
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26 hours ago

Did you miss the Centennial Commons ribbon cu...

Did you miss the Centennial Commons ribbon cutting last week? Check it out on CBS Philly!

    Phase 1 Of Centennial Commons Opens To Public
    Ukee Washington reports.
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26 hours ago

Renowned filmmaker Jean Renoir said “I have s...

Renowned filmmaker Jean Renoir said “I have spent my life trying to determine the extent of the influence of my father upon me.” On #FathersDay, here’s to the lasting influence dads can have in our lives. And if you’re in for a tender and tangled story of a father and son who happen to be two artistic titans of their times, don’t miss our exhibition “Renoir: Father and Son/Painting and Cinema.” Look for this photo of Jean with his father in the show. How has a father figure in your life influenced your practice and perspective? Share a photo of you and dad in the comments below and we may just feature your story!

    The Barnes Foundation
    Renowned filmmaker Jean Renoir said "I have spent my life trying to determine the extent of the influence of my father upon me." On #FathersDay, here's to the lasting influence dads can have in our...
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27 hours ago

Open to kids 3-5 years old, this weekly camp ...

Open to kids 3-5 years old, this weekly camp will introduce kids to the wonderful world of bugs and the outdoors! Kids will discover the wonderful world of bugs by playing games that teach us how bugs live, move, and eat. There will also be hands-on art and activities, and we'll explore Smith Playground like a bug as we search for beetles, butterflies, spiders and more! https://smithplayground.ticketleap.com/backyard-bugs-popup-camp/

    Backyard Bugs Popup Camp
    The Philadelphia School and Smith Memorial Playground are proud to present Backyard Bugs! Come discover the wonderful world of bugs. We will play games that teach us how bugs live, move, and eat. There will be hands-on art and activities. We will explore Smith Playground like a bug, as we search for beetles, butterflies, spiders and more!
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29 hours ago

Happy Father’s Day from The Franklin Institut...

Happy Father’s Day from The Franklin Institute! http://bit.ly/2GzEw7u Don’t forget that Dads get a free upgrade to experience “Game Masters: The Exhibition” today, use the code FATHER online, by phone or by mentioning it at our box office. http://bit.ly/2pzkX8D

    The Franklin Institute
    Happy Father's Day from The Franklin Institute! http://bit.ly/2GzEw7u Don't forget that Dads get a free upgrade to experience "Game Masters: The Exhibition" today, use the code FATHER online, by...
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34 hours ago

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43 hours ago

Our awesome local coffee shop OCF Coffee Hous...

Our awesome local coffee shop OCF Coffee House is sponsoring the water slide at next Saturday's Urban Beach Party. Come on out and cool off! June 23rd, 3-7pm on Brown Street Lawn 💦

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43 hours ago

#Incredibles2 #FunFact - We've waited 14 year...

#Incredibles2 #FunFact - We've waited 14 years for the #sequel The Incredibles 2 making it the longest gap a Disney/Pixar film has ever had! 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

45 hours ago

“Ice losses totaling 3 trillion tonnes (or mo...

“Ice losses totaling 3 trillion tonnes (or more than 3.3 trillion tons) since 1992 have caused global sea levels to rise by 7.6 mm, nearly one third of an inch.” https://n.pr/2JIKkgi

    Antarctica Has Lost More Than 3 Trillion Tons Of Ice In 25 Years
    Scientists have completed the most exhaustive assessment of changes in Antarctica's ice sheet to date. And they found that it's melting faster than they thought. Ice losses totaling 3 trillion tonnes (or more than 3.3 trillion tons) since 1992 have caused global sea levels to rise by 7.6 mm, nearly one third of an inch, according to a study published in Nature on Wednesday.
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47 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared their...

Hope to see you at the opening reception for these five exhibitions TODAY, 2-5pm!

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio added a new photo - at Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio.
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2 days ago

7 great reasons to come for brunch, plus cold...

7 great reasons to come for brunch, plus cold brew on nitro. #beerforbreakfast #brewerytechne #barhygge

    Bar Hygge
    7 great reasons to come for brunch, plus cold brew on nitro. #beerforbreakfast #brewerytechne #barhygge
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2 days ago

Center City District shared Billy Penn's post...

    Rail Park drone video: An overview of Philly's newest green space
    Updated 12:50 p.m. After many years of discussion, planning and renovation, Phase 1 of the Rail Park opened to the public on June 14. Running a linear 1,400 feet from Broad and Noble streets to Callowhill between 11th and 12th streets, the project is a proof-of-concept for the reuse of the entire stretch of elevated rail line.
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2 days ago

URBAN BEACH PARTY - ONE WEEK FROM TODAY! 🏄‍♀️...

URBAN BEACH PARTY - ONE WEEK FROM TODAY! 🏄‍♀️ 🌭 🍺 🏖️ Saturday, June 23rd from 3-7pm on Brown Street Lawn behind Eastern State Penitentiary Water Slide, Live Music, Cornhole, Food & Drinks Suggested Donations: $10/adult & $5/child for food and non-alcoholic beverages; $5/cup for beer (unlimited refills!) Huge thanks to sponsors OCF Coffee House Yards Brewing Co. All-American Liberty Leagues, LLC @frankieanns

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2 days ago

In an op-ed for philly.com, the Conservancy's...

In an op-ed for philly.com, the Conservancy's Executive Director Jamie Gauthier and the Knight Foundation's Patrick Morgan write, "Across the city we are seeing more community members exercise their civic muscles, and we invite all Philadelphians to champion the city’s civic spaces, too."

    How you can help Philly reimagine our civic spaces | Opinion
    Philadelphia's growing skyline is not the only sign of the city's ongoing renaissance. Recent and deep investment in the public spaces that bring us together is also a sure signal of our city's revival. This week, Philadelphians welcome two new park projects as they complete the first phase of their development: Centennial Commons in West Fairmount Park and the Rail Park in Callowhill.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

At 64° North Latitude, Iceland’s capital Reyk...

At 64° North Latitude, Iceland’s capital Reykjavik is the world’s northernmost national capital, Buenos Aires, Argentina is the world’s 4th southernmost national capital at 34° South Latitude. Despite Iceland’s northerly location, it does manage to maintain a relatively mild climate thanks to the Gulf Stream, one of the world’s most important ocean currents that was first mapped in 1770 by Benjamin Franklin. http://bit.ly/2JIpTQJ

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    At 64° North Latitude, Iceland's capital Reykjavik is the world's northernmost national capital, Buenos Aires, Argentina is the world's 4th southernmost national capital at 34° South Latitude....
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2 days ago

Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse was liv...

Alex and the Kaleidoscope giving us some groove tonight!

    Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse
    Alex and the Kaleidoscope giving us some groove tonight!
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2 days ago

Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse is live...

Alex and the Kaleidoscope giving us some groove tonight!

    Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse
    Alex and the Kaleidoscope giving us some groove tonight!
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2 days ago

Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse was liv...

So glad to have the Pop Ups kick off our FIFTH Kidchella main stage!

    Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse
    So glad to have the Pop Ups kick off our FIFTH Kidchella main stage!
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2 days ago

Your Guide to Wawa Welcome America's Free Museums

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2008 Delancey Pl., Philadelphia

15 S. 7th St., Philadelphia

1650 Market St., Philadelphia

2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy., Philadelphia

701 Arch St., Philadelphia

19 S. 22nd St., Philadelphia

321 Chestnut St., Philadelphia

2151 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy., Philadelphia

    Your Guide to Wawa Welcome America's Free Museums
    Although the fireworks and live performances gather the large crowds, there's another part of the Wawa Welcome America Festival that many look forward to every year: Free museums! Museums across Philadelphia provide free access on certain days of the festival -- one of the most unique aspects of the week-long Independence Day celebration.
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2 days ago

Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse added 7...

We're all set to slide today! Tune in for a Facebook live of our main stage at 6 oclock. It's less than an hour away!

    Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse
    Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse added a new photo.
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2 days ago

Only a few days left until the classic #RearW...

Only a few days left until the classic #RearWindow staring #JamesStewart and #GraceKelly plays at the #PrinceTheater. Don't miss this #OneNight opportunity to watch the film on the big screen! 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.
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2 days ago

Last call for Eddie’s Cocktail of the Week! B...

Last call for Eddie’s Cocktail of the Week! Blackberry and raspberry infused Faber Rum, lime, vanilla, ango, Cynar, soda and mint. #phillycocktails #barhygge

    Bar Hygge
    Last call for Eddie's Cocktail of the Week! Blackberry and raspberry infused Faber Rum, lime, vanilla, ango, Cynar, soda and mint. #phillycocktails #barhygge
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