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Today, November 19, is International Men’s Da...

Today, November 19, is International Men’s Day. According to the WHO, average global male life expectancy is five years lower than for women, and the male suicide rate is three times that of women. This day aims to highlight health concerns that can affect men, and also aims to highlight certain social pressures that can negatively affect both men and boys. Check out InternationalMensDay.com for more information. This image is from a pop-up exhibit our Historical Medical Library hosted at last month’s Mischief at The Mütter event. This historical (not contemporary) pamphlet was distributed to boys with information about puberty, sexual health and more. How effectively have these issues been communicated to young men throughout history and today?

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    Today, November 19, is International Men's Day. According to the WHO, average global male life expectancy is five years lower than for women, and the male suicide rate is three times that of women....
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9 hours ago

"Oh yarn string, oh yarn string, What is it y...

"Oh yarn string, oh yarn string, What is it you sing?" #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.

    The Wilma Theater
    "Oh yarn string, oh yarn string, What is it you sing?" #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.
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10 hours ago

South of South Neighborhood Association share...

Dines Out is baaaaaack. Get your tickets for a prix fixe menu at Yeeroh on 12/12!

    SOSNA Dines Out - Yeeroh
    SOSNA is excited to announce our next SOSNA Dines Out at Yeeroh (1412 South St.) on Tuesday, December 12th, at 7:00PM. Dines Out is held at local...
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10 hours ago

ICYMI - Chocolate Factory was in the NY Times...

ICYMI - Chocolate Factory was in the NY Times!

    As Construction Booms, Philadelphia Seeks to Preserve Its Past
    According to the National Trust, the credit enabled the rehabilitation of more than 300 historic buildings in Philadelphia from 2002 to 2016. Nationwide, 1,039 historic buildings were repurposed with $1.2 billion in tax credits during the 2016 fiscal year, a 20 percent increase over the previous year.
    https://www.nytimes.com

13 hours ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared thei...

    Trans Day of Remembrance
    Come join us as we honor the memory of those who lost their lives to anti-transgender violent attacks and suicide. We will also celebrate our triumphs as...
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13 hours ago

"The Maid...very affable, full of humble hypo...

"The Maid...very affable, full of humble hypocrisy." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.

    The Wilma Theater
    "The Maid...very affable, full of humble hypocrisy." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.
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20 hours ago

20 hours ago

  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF TWO STORY FRONT ADDITION ABOVE THE EXISTING THIRD FLOOR PORTION AND ERECTION OF FOUR STORY REAR ADDITION ABOVE THE EXISTING FIRST FLOOR PORTION AS PART OF AN ATTACHED STRUCTURE. SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN THE APPLICATION. USES: FOR VACANT COMMERCIAL SPACE ON1ST TO 5TH FLOOR (USE REGISTRATION PERMIT IS REQUIRED PRIOR TO OCCUPANCY).

    725-29 S BROAD ST Issued November 17, 2017 Comment

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29 hours ago

The Rosenbach was live — attending Moby-Dick ...

    The Rosenbach
    The Rosenbach, Philadelphia, PA. 3,933 likes · 74 talking about this · 317 were here. At the Rosenbach, over 400,000 works of literature, history, & fine and decorative art come together in...
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30 hours ago

Councilman Kenyatta Johnson shared a post.

    Lauren Summers
    Hi! BIG UPDATE!! Huge thank you to Councilman Kenyatta Johnson and Philadelphia Parks & Recreation! We are getting the rest of the playground finished in Spring 2018 with new big kid swings and play...
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31 hours ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    3 Big Reasons "Wish-cycling" Is Always a Bad Idea - Earth911.com
    We've all been there. You're standing in front of the recycling bin with something in your hand - perhaps a beverage cap, crinkly cellophane wrapping, the tinfoil lid from a sour cream container or a pizza box. You're not entirely sure whether you can recycle it, but you think you can.
    http://earth911.com

32 hours ago

"I'm waiting for the Bride." #WilmaBloodWeddi...

"I'm waiting for the Bride." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.

    The Wilma Theater
    "I'm waiting for the Bride." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.
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34 hours ago

East Point Breeze Neighbors shared Travis Man...

Shout out to our Clean and Green Committee co-chair Amanda Bauman, for her work putting together Point Breeze Day of Service on 11/11/17. These bi-annual days of service connect local high school students from several schools with community leaders for a variety of community service projects in Point Breeze.

    Travis Manion Foundation
    Travis Manion Foundation, Doylestown, Pennsylvania. 24,491 likes · 1,746 talking about this · 717 were here. "If Not Me, Then Who..."
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35 hours ago

South of South Neighborhood Association share...

'Leaf' your swept leaves at Broad & Christian on Sundays between 9a-3p until December 16th for the City's Leaf Collection & Recycling Program.

    Philadelphia Streets:
    The Leaf Collection and Recycling Program is one of several services provided by the Streets Department to honor the City's ongoing commitment to recycling. This program helps reduce the amount of materials that reach the waste stream and saves landfill space. Mechanical collection and bagged drop-off services are provided.
    http://www.philadelphiastreets.com

35 hours ago

Graffiti removal requests submitted through t...

Graffiti removal requests submitted through the 311 app are swiftly addressed. Try it yourself and see how fast it gets cleaned up.

    What Happens After I Request Graffiti Removal?
    Find out the process CLIP takes to remove graffiti after you send in a removal request to Philly311.
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35 hours ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market added 4 new photo...

We’re on the south side of Rittenhouse Square today. The full market! Open till 3pm.

    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market
    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market, Philadelphia, PA. 2.8K likes. We are open, rain or shine or snow, every Saturday in the winter, 10am-2pm. Our market is great source of fresh, local food.
    https://www.facebook.com

36 hours ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Councilman Mark Squilla
    In keeping with prior holiday traditions, the South Street Mini Station is continuing its efforts to uplift families which may be experiencing difficulties for reasons beyond their control. For the...
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36 hours ago

"She resembles my wife in everything." #Wilma...

"She resembles my wife in everything." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.

    The Wilma Theater
    "She resembles my wife in everything." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.
    http://www.facebook.com

37 hours ago

IMPRESSED: The Print Center Benefit Auction i...

IMPRESSED: The Print Center Benefit Auction is live. View the Auction & Start Bidding! This stunning silver print by Gallery Store artist John A. Benigno can be yours. Be sure to check out all the striking items up for auction now, and don’t forget to register and purchase tickets for December 2! John A. Benigno, Yes, We're Open, 2000, Selenium toned silver print, 16" x 20", Edition 2 of 25, Framed, Courtesy of the Artist Opening Bid: $120; Value: $200 Visit our website for event details, to buy tickets and to view all items up for bid: http://printcenter.org/100/auction/

    The Print Center
    IMPRESSED: The Print Center Benefit Auction is live. View the Auction & Start Bidding! This stunning silver print by Gallery Store artist John A. Benigno can be yours. Be sure to check out all the...
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44 hours ago

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    REPLACE SIX FLOOR JOISTS AT SECOND FLOOR BATHROOM. NEW JOISTS SHALL BE DOUBLE 2 BY 8'S BOLED TOGETHER AND POCKETED INTO EXISTING WALL POCKETS. INSTALL NEW 3/4" PLYWOOD AT BATHRROM AREA. NO OTHER WORK SHALL BE PERFORMED UNDER THIS PERMIT.

    1335 RODMAN ST Issued November 16, 2017 Comment

44 hours ago

2 days ago

Mayor Kenny loving him some parks at the Park...

Mayor Kenny loving him some parks at the Parks Alliance Event.

    Seger Park
    Mayor Kenny loving him some parks at the Parks Alliance Event.
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2 days ago

To all of our loyal and faithful shoppers, to...

To all of our loyal and faithful shoppers, tomorrow's market has been moved to the South Side of Rittenhouse Square, due to the half-marathon route in the morning. We will be lined up along the Rittenhouse Square road, the full farmers' market, represented as the orange line on the map below. Same hours, 9am-3pm. Please help us spread the word to all your friends and neighbors.

    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market
    To all of our loyal and faithful shoppers, tomorrow's market has been moved to the South Side of Rittenhouse Square, due to the half-marathon route in the morning. We will be lined up along the...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Mazzoni Center added 6 new photos — at Mazzon...

1348 Bainbridge Street

    Mazzoni Center
    Mazzoni Center, Philadelphia, PA. 8,303 likes · 324 talking about this · 1,773 were here. Mazzoni Center is Philadelphia's LGBT health and well being center. We are the health professionals, social...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Fill out this survey to help Indego grow! You...

Fill out this survey to help Indego grow! You'll be entered for a chance to win a $250 gift card.

    Indego User Survey 2017
    Web survey powered by SurveyMonkey.com. Create your own online survey now with SurveyMonkey's expert certified FREE templates.
    https://www.surveymonkey.com

2 days ago

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

    Councilman Mark Squilla
    In keeping with prior holiday traditions, the South Street Mini Station is continuing its efforts to uplift families which may be experiencing difficulties for reasons beyond their control. For the...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

It's Marathon Weekend and there will be stree...

It's Marathon Weekend and there will be street closures Saturday AND Sunday in our area:

    Here the long list of Philadelphia Marathon road closures, SEPTA detours
    Brace yourselves, Philly: This weekend, thousands of people will take to the streets to hit some serious pavement for the 24th annual AACR Philadelphia Marathon. The big 26.2-miler takes place on Sunday, but shorter-length races will kick off Marathon Weekend on Saturday.
    https://philly.curbed.com

2 days ago

Join us as close to 30 community organization...

Join us as close to 30 community organizations come together to feed 1,000 residents from the South Philadelphia community tomorrow.

    Unity In The Community
    Join us as close to 30 community organizations come together to feed 1,000 residents from the South Philadelphia community tomorrow.
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2 days ago

Greetings, I just wanted to share this 20 min...

Greetings, I just wanted to share this 20 min short film with you and your friends. Let me know what you think?

    A Child of God short film LGBT.
    Sean Johnson has some great news for his parents, at least that's what he thinks. After inviting them to his apartment to share his news an ensuing arguments erupts throwing the whole family into a state of chaos and bitter feelings.
    https://www.youtube.com/

2 days ago

"Lorca learned he was being hunted and hid in...

"Lorca learned he was being hunted and hid in the house of a childhood friend, ironically the son of a Falangist official. He stayed there until he was arrested by militia on August 16." Read the final installment of Life of Lorca by BLOOD WEDDING dramaturg Walter Bilderback. #WilmaBloodWedding #Lorca

    OPEN STAGES ONLINE: Life of Lorca, Part 5
    by Walter Bilderback, Production Dramaturg Lorca's Death In the years after Blood Wedding premiered, Lorca finished two more plays set in rural Andalusia: Yerma and The House of Bernarda Alba. While both have elements of stylization, neither has characters like the Moon or the Beggar in Blood Wedding.
    http://blog.wilmatheater.org

2 days ago

Last Look, First Look + Save the Date! #NewsL...

Last Look, First Look + Save the Date! #NewsLetter http://conta.cc/2A5CH2d

    The Print Center
    Last Look, First Look + Save the Date! #NewsLetter http://conta.cc/2A5CH2d
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Bella Vista Neighbors Association shared Coun...

    Councilman Mark Squilla
    Councilman Mark Squilla, Philadelphia, PA. 6.6K likes. Mark Squilla represents City Council's First District, a diverse and growing area that stretches along the Delaware River from his native South...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

A big guide to Philly’s holiday markets

This popular event returns for its 12th year on Saturday, December 9 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 1241 Carpenter Street. The brigade brings dozens of local artists together, and you can peruse and purchase as you wish.

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Where: Dilworth Park in front of City Hall (1 S. 15th St, Philadelphia, PA 19102)

Where: Greensgrow Farms (2503 E. Firth Street, Philadelphia, PA 19125)

Where: Drexel University (3501 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104)

Where: The trolley leaves at 53rd and Baltimore and 35th and Lancaster every half hour

Where: The trolley leaves at 53rd and Baltimore and 35th and Lancaster every half hour

Where: Bartram’s Garden (5400 Lindbergh Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19143)

Where: 7165 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19119

Where: BOK Building (1901 S 9th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148)

Where: Rotunda building (4014 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104)

    A big guide to Philly's holiday markets
    The holiday season is in swing! And while you could just get all of your shopping done with the click of a button, where's the holiday spirit in that? Behold: The coolest festive shopping events happening in Philly this month, from holiday markets to craft shows to pop-up shops.
    https://philly.curbed.com

2 days ago

Center City District shared Philly ChitChat's...

    Philly ChitChat
    First Look at Rothman Skating Rink & gorgeous garden - maze at Dilworth Park http://www.phillychitchat.com/2017/11/maze.html
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2 days ago

"The MOTHER goes to the door on the left. She...

"The MOTHER goes to the door on the left. She stops halfway and slowly makes the sign of the cross." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and Costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.

    The Wilma Theater
    "The MOTHER goes to the door on the left. She stops halfway and slowly makes the sign of the cross." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and Costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.
    http://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Bella Vista Neighbors Association shared Sout...

    South Street Police Mini Station
    South Street Police Mini Station, Philadelphia, PA. 59 likes · 5 talking about this · 184 were here. Part of the 3rd Police District -- the mini-station provides a more local home base of operations...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Love this Philadelphia Magazine Q&A with Cent...

Love this Philadelphia Magazine Q&A with Center City District's Michelle Shannon!

    I Love My Job: Meet Center City's Biggest Cheerleader
    No one knows Philly's downtown better than Michelle Shannon. We're pretty certain that no one knows more about Center City than Michelle Shannon, the woman who's been pushing downtown Philadelphia's development for nearly 30 years. Shannon's love affair with Center City started well before she began working for Center City District where she's been for 20 years now.
    http://www.phillymag.com

2 days ago

South of South Neighborhood Association share...

Southwest Center City Tree Planters are planting 12 trees this weekend! Want to help out? Come by SOSNA's office at 9a.

    SOSNA Green Tree Planting
    SOSNA Green will be planting 14 street trees in the neighborhood (east of 20th Street). Please help us green the neighborhorhood and invite friends! We...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Shop at the farmers markets for the freshest,...

Shop at the farmers markets for the freshest, most local, most nutritious and flavorful ingredients and foods for your family and friends. Six markets open this weekend. Happy Thanksgiving!

    Farm to City: Thanksgiving Markets!
    http://web-extract.constantcontact.com

2 days ago

Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market opens for...

Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market opens for the season tomorrow at Dilworth Park.

    28 incredible things to do in Philadelphia this weekend
    As we sail on into mid November, Philadelphia is keeping busy with tons of weekend events. Over the next three days, board-game lovers can check out the first-of-its-kind PAX Unplugged at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. It's three days of activities dedicated to analog, table gaming.
    https://www.timeout.com

2 days ago

Author Trevor Hoppe featured in panel discuss...

Author Trevor Hoppe featured in panel discussion at the Center tonight at 7 pm!

    HIV criminalization to be explored at community panel
    According to Trevor Hoppe, assistant professor of sociology at the University at Albany, SUNY, "criminalization is never the appropriate response to infectious disease." It's an idea that Hoppe explores in his new book, "Punishing Disease: HIV and the Criminalization of Sickness," which he'll be discussing Nov. 17 at William Way LGBT Community Center.
    http://www.epgn.com

2 days ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    SRC votes to dissolve, taking first step toward local control of schools
    Many, including Mayor Kenney, have wondered aloud in the past if the dissolution of the SRC would damage relations with Harrisburg and imperil attempts at cooperation. Monson and Geary, however, said they noticed no change in lawmaker attitudes toward the formula change, even as the momentum gathered for local control.
    http://thenotebook.org

2 days ago

17th Police District: Police Service Area (PSA) 2 Community Monthly Meeting on Tues, 21st Nov @6pm

PPD 17th District - Police Service Area (PSA) 2, Grays Ferry Community monthly meeting with Lt. Jennifer Foster.

Please bring your concerns, questions and most important stay involved to what is going on in the your neighborhood and receive the crime report for Grays Ferry community.

We ALL need to WORK TOGETHER towards having a SAFE neighborhood/community.

Date: Tuesday, November 21st | Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Conswiller Pratt Senior Apts, 3001 Moore Street (Cafeteria Area), 19145

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

2 days ago

"The BRIDE comes in. Her hands stay close to ...

"The BRIDE comes in. Her hands stay close to her side as a sign of modesty, and her head hangs low." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.

    The Wilma Theater
    "The BRIDE comes in. Her hands stay close to her side as a sign of modesty, and her head hangs low." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.
    http://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Theft 2300 S Broad St DC 17 01 042046

Fraud 615 S Broad St DC 17 03 059448 - Duration: 2:47. PhiladelphiaPolice 13 views

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Theft 2300 S Broad St DC 17 01 042046

Aggravated Assault 6757 N 5th St DC 17 35 090484 - Duration: 2:51. PhiladelphiaPolice 1,201 views

    Theft 2300 S Broad St DC 17 01 042046
    On October 18, 2017 at approximately 3:00 pm, an unknown black male was captured on surveillance video entering a 7-Eleven store located at 2300 South Broad Street. While making his purchase, the suspect noticed a cellular phone that a previous customer left behind on the counter.
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2 days ago

Vandalism 11XX Titan St DC 17 03 053813

Fraud 615 S Broad St DC 17 03 059448 - Duration: 2:47. PhiladelphiaPolice 13 views

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...on surveillance video entering the roof deck area of the Wharton Lofts located in the 1100 block of Wharton Street. While on the roof deck of the apartment building, the suspects are seen climbing over...

Aggravated Assault 6757 N 5th St DC 17 35 090484 - Duration: 2:51. PhiladelphiaPolice 1,201 views

Theft 2300 S Broad St DC 17 01 042046 - Duration: 1:28. PhiladelphiaPolice 12 views

Theft 412 Lombard St DC 17 03 059364 - Duration: 1:15. PhiladelphiaPolice 126 views

Counterfeiting 1943 N 6th St DC 17 26 054212 - Duration: 1:15. PhiladelphiaPolice 91 views

    Vandalism 11XX Titan St DC 17 03 053813
    On September 27, 2017 at approximately 1:30 pm, the several unknown male and female juveniles were captured on surveillance video entering the roof deck area of the Wharton Lofts located in the 1100 block of Wharton Street. While on the roof deck of the apartment building, the suspects are seen climbing over the safety railing and throwing rocks at the neighboring buildings.
    https://www.youtube.com/

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