5 hours ago

lucymagoo_images posted 4 photos to Flickr:

12 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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13 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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15 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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18 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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20 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.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

21 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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22 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!
    https://smithplayground.ticketleap.com

23 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

Francisville Clean & Green Team Neighborhood ...

Francisville Clean & Green Team Neighborhood Wide Cleaning & Weeding

    Francisville Clean & Green Team Neighborhood Wide Cleaning & Weeding
    Volunteers are encouraged to clean residential blocks all over Francisville and use weed trimmers to clear weeds from sidewalks around our homes and businesses. If you have a weed trimmer , please join us by doing your block and as many surrounding blocks as you feel up to. It's all good!
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36 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio added 18 new...

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
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37 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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40 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.
    https://www.npr.org

42 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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42 hours 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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45 hours 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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45 hours 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

46 hours 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

    The Franklin Institute
    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 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...

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 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

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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2 days ago

"As the moon moves away, the Earth is like a ...

"As the moon moves away, the Earth is like a spinning figure skater who slows down as they stretch their arms out." https://ind.pn/2xIIxX4

    Slowly but surely, days on Earth are getting longer
    A day was once only 18 hours long when the moon was closer to Earth, a new study has claimed. Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have found that 1.4 billion years ago the moon orbited much closer to the planet, altering the way it spins on its axis.
    https://www.independent.co.uk

2 days ago

The Franklin Institute was live.

Yesterday, astronauts on the International Space Station installed a new High Definition Camera to further enhance live broadcasts from the orbiting laboratory. http://bit.ly/2nW9Tl2

    The Franklin Institute
    Yesterday, astronauts on the International Space Station installed a new High Definition Camera to further enhance live broadcasts from the orbiting laboratory. http://bit.ly/2nW9Tl2
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2 days ago

The Franklin Institute is live now.

Yesterday, astronauts on the International Space Station installed a new High Definition Camera to further enhance live broadcasts from the orbiting laboratory. http://bit.ly/2nW9Tl2

    The Franklin Institute
    Yesterday, astronauts on the International Space Station installed a new High Definition Camera to further enhance live broadcasts from the orbiting laboratory. http://bit.ly/2nW9Tl2
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2 days ago

The food trucks are here, the stages are set,...

The food trucks are here, the stages are set, and the online ticket sales are CLOSED. Join us at 4 pm for the kickoff, you can get tickets at the door!

    Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse
    The food trucks are here, the stages are set, and the online ticket sales are CLOSED. Join us at 4 pm for the kickoff, you can get tickets at the door!
    http://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Last few days to see "Land, Sea & Sky" - don'...

Last few days to see "Land, Sea & Sky" - don't miss it! https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/land-sea-sky

    Land, Sea & Sky
    Cerulean Arts is pleased to present Land, Sea & Sky featuring work by James Toogood, Joseph Sweeney and Joe Painter. The observable world is the muse for all three artists. James Toogood's carefully rendered watercolor cityscapes emphasize variations of light, texture and atmosphere. His mysteriously depopulated
    https://ceruleanarts.com

2 days ago

“The park is something that everybody owns. I...

“The park is something that everybody owns. It can bring everybody together in a geographic sense, but it’s also a public asset that lots of folks in the neighborhood care about." Read more about Centennial Commons in PlanPhilly: http://planphilly.com/eyesonthestreet/2018/06/13/in-common-centennial-commons-carves-out-space-for-east-parkside-neighbors-to-connect

    In Common: Centennial Commons carves out space for East Parkside neighbors to connect
    A row of richly detailed, Roman brick residences lines the long 4100-4200 blocks of Parkside Avenue, with terra-cotta flourishes, deep-set porches, and Flemish rooflines iced with copper. They were built by a beer baron in the 1890s, attracting solidly middle-class families.
    http://planphilly.com

2 days ago

"Nari Mahima" will focus on the role of women...

"Nari Mahima" will focus on the role of women in Hindu mythology, and proceeds will support Women's Way! Catch this donation-only performance on June 24th at 3 PM #phillydance #phlarts #bharatanatyam #womensway #fundraiser http://ow.ly/D2wI30ku9D9

    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!
    http://www.performancegarage.org

2 days ago

Rail Park drone video: An overview of Philly’s newest green space

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...

    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.
    https://billypenn.com

2 days ago

What has local food trucks, arts/crafts, yout...

What has local food trucks, arts/crafts, youth performances, a bubble dance party, fun on the Slide, meeting new friends and picnics in the Playground? Kidchella is TONIGHT! The weather is perfect. Come out at 4pm and help us get the party started. You can purchase tickets online https://smithplayground.ticketleap.com/admin/events/kidchella-music-festival-2018. You can also purchase tickets at the door tonight! Power Crunch Honest Tea Philly Art Center Village of Arts & HumanitiesCurbside Creamery Foolish Waffles Brotherly Grub Philly Fry Alex and the Kaleidoscope The Pop Ups MetroKidsSimple Society

    Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse
    What has local food trucks, arts/crafts, youth performances, a bubble dance party, fun on the Slide, meeting new friends and picnics in the Playground? Kidchella is TONIGHT! The weather is perfect....
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2 days ago

Stop by for lots of fun in the garden this we...

Stop by for lots of fun in the garden this weekend! Join us Saturday for Community Gardens Day. From 11:30-12:30, we will have face painting for kids & a make-your-own herbal vinegar workshop! On Sunday, we will be hosting Pop up Yoga Fairmount at 8:30am. BYO Yoga mat. See you there!

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2 days ago

Take a drone’s eye look at Callowhill’s newly-opened Rail Park

...Studio Bryan Hanes and Urban Engineers, starts across from the former Philadelphia Inquirer building at Broad and Noble streets, includes the 1300 block of Noble, and runs southeast across 12th and 13th streets...

...starts across from the former Philadelphia Inquirer building at Broad and Noble streets, includes the 1300 block of Noble, and runs southeast across 12th and 13th streets to Callowhill Street...

    Take a drone's eye look at Callowhill's newly-opened Rail Park - Technical.ly Philly
    Before the wooden boardwalk and lounge-style swings transformed a strip of the old Reading Viaduct into the Rail Park, videographer Cory Popp was already a fan of the Callowhill public space. "I've been a frequent explorer of the Rail Park (the viaduct as we called it back then) since 2010 when I fell in love with it after my first visit," Popp said.
    https://technical.ly

2 days ago

It is traditionally believed that on this day...

It is traditionally believed that on this day in 1752, Benjamin Franklin undertook his kite and key experiment. http://bit.ly/2tqhUPL #FranklinFriday IMAGE: Benjamin West (American, 1738-1820) | Benjamin Franklin Drawing Electricity from the Sky | ca. 1816 | Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia

    The Franklin Institute
    It is traditionally believed that on this day in 1752, Benjamin Franklin undertook his kite and key experiment. http://bit.ly/2tqhUPL #FranklinFriday IMAGE: Benjamin West (American, 1738-1820) |...
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2 days ago

We’re celebrating all dads this June in honor...

We’re celebrating all dads this June in honor of Father's Day and our new exhibition Renoir: Father and Son/Painting and Cinema. Book a Renoir exhibition and collection tour for you and your dad scheduled on any date between June 4 and June 17 (Father’s Day), and Dad gets in for free—it’s our treat!⠀ ⠀ ✒ Book: https://www.barnesfoundation.org/whats-on/treat-dad 🎨 Henri Rousseau. The Family (La Famille), between 1890 and 1900.

    The Barnes Foundation
    We're celebrating all dads this June in honor of Father's Day and our new exhibition Renoir: Father and Son/Painting and Cinema. Book a Renoir exhibition and collection tour for you and your dad...
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2 days ago

Corinthian Gardens is participating in Commun...

Corinthian Gardens is participating in Community Gardens Day - Saturday, June 16th from 10am-2pm. Volunteers will be selling lemonade and cookies, and painting faces. Stop by for a garden tour! #communitygardensday Neighborhood Gardens Trust

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3 days ago

Francisville Community Voting Meeting

Francisville Community Voting Meeting

    Francisville Community Voting Meeting
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3 days ago

Looking for a place to watch FIFA World Cup? ...

Looking for a place to watch FIFA World Cup? Head over to Urban Beach Party sponsor @frankieanns on 23rd & Aspen Streets! Games start at 11am.

    Friends of Eastern State Penitentiary Park (FESPP)
    Looking for a place to watch FIFA World Cup? Head over to Urban Beach Party sponsor @frankieanns on 23rd & Aspen Streets! Games start at 11am.
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3 days ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio added 7 new ...

June 16 - July 14, 2018

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

The Franklin Institute was live.

Using the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Hawaiian Volcano Observatory's camera, we are taking a live look at the scene at the Halemaʻumaʻu Crater at Kīlauea Volcano on the Island of Hawaii. https://on.doi.gov/2t9D7ij

    The Franklin Institute
    Using the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Hawaiian Volcano Observatory's camera, we are taking a live look at the scene at the Halemaʻumaʻu Crater at Kīlauea Volcano on the Island of Hawaii....
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