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Free and Exciting Things To Do In Philly This Week, May 21 – 27

...the Fine Arts ~ May 21 – June 3 ~ Held at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 118-128 N. Broad Street. PAFA is known for admitting some of the best. Here the public has the opportunity...

...22 – 24 ~ From 5 pm to 9 pm. Held at the Free Library of Philadelphia 1901 Vine St. Enjoy drinks on the Skyline Terrace and take in spectacular views of the city at...

...suggested donation $10)  From 5 pm – 8 pm at The Academy of Natural Sciences at 1900 Benjamin Franklin parkway. The Academy of Natural Sciences is offering pay-what-you-wish admission, family activities...

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...Black Panther at the Trocadero ~ May 21 ~ Starting at 8 pm at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch Street. Admission is $3 and the fee goes toward your first drink or snack. Get there...

Spruce Street Harbor Park & UNIVESTival ~ May 21 – 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...

...Cinema ~ May 21 – 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 ~ May 21 – 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 ~ May 21 – 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 ~

...The Franklin Institute ~ May 22 ~ From 7 pm to 10 pm at The Franklin Institute, 222 N. 20th Street. Enjoy stargazing, planetarium shows, science talks about space and other hands-on astronomy activities. Learn...

Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest ~ May 24 – 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...

    Free and Exciting Things To Do In Philly This Week, May 21 - 27
    It's going to be a fun packed week of things to do in Philadelphia from May 21 - 27, 2018! With the many museum exhibits, the Longwood Gardens Festival of Fountains, the Chinese Lantern Festival, Brews & Views: Spring Rooftop Mini Series, the Parks on Tap, Beer Gardens, the Spruce Street Harbor Park & UNIVESTival and so much more, you might need a vacation after this week!
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2 hours ago

Elixr's new coffee roastery will feature an 'omakase' bar

In the works for more than a year, Elixr Coffee Roasters’ new roastery/cafe on 12th Street near Vine in the Goldtex Building (315 N. 12th St.) is just a few weeks from opening.

In the works for more than a year, Elixr Coffee Roasters’ new roastery/cafe on 12th Street near Vine in the Goldtex Building (315 N. 12th St.) is just a few weeks from opening.

The facility, a bit larger than Elixr’s backstreet flagship location at 207 S. Sydenham St. in Rittenhouse, will feature what owner Evan Inatome calls an omakase coffee-tasting bar, where baristas will conceive and craft five cups of coffee in unique flights for coffee fans.

...Justice and needed Inatome’s help with child care. Elixr’s original location was on 15th Street south of Walnut, where the entrance to SPiN and &Pizza are now. The shop moved in 2012, and...

    Elixr's new coffee roastery will feature an 'omakase' bar
    In the works for more than a year, Elixr Coffee Roasters' new roastery/cafe on 12th Street near Vine in the Goldtex Building (315 N. 12th St.) is just a few weeks from opening. The facility, a bit larger than Elixr's backstreet flagship location at 207 S. Sydenham St.
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2 hours ago

Commercial Robbery 3731 Walnut St DC 18 18 030444

Robbery 1300 Market St DC 18 06 017365 - Duration: 1:06. 176 views

Theft 1500 Market St DC 18 09 016634 - Duration: 1:05. PhiladelphiaPolice 311 views

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Commercial Robbery 3731 Walnut St DC 18 18 030444

Commerical Robbery 1535 S Broad St DC 18 03 023569 - Duration: 2:01. 69 views

Homicide 4700 Hoopes St DC 18 16 018133 - Duration: 1:13. PhiladelphiaPolice 1,270 views

Shooting Incident Victim 300 S 54th St DC 18 18 027296 - Duration: 1:18. PhiladelphiaPolice 12,176 views

Commercial Robbery Shooting 4312 Megargee St DC 18 08 013868 - Duration: 1:10. 1,133 views

Multiple Commercial Robberies 401 W Cumberland St DC 18 26 017419 1140 W Somerset St DC 18 25 032596 - Duration: 2:17. PhiladelphiaPolice 912 views

Multiple Commercial Robberies 401 W Cumberland St DC 18 26 017419 1140 W Somerset St DC 18 25 032596 - Duration: 2:17. PhiladelphiaPolice 912 views

Robbery 2200 block of Napfle Ave DC 18 02 020537 - Duration: 0:32. 440 views

Theft 4700 Rorer St DC 18 25 028541 - Duration: 1:00. PhiladelphiaPolice 229 views

Commercial Robbery 6727 N 5th St DC 18 35 037377 - Duration: 1:29. 301 views

Theft 3595 Aramingo Ave DC 18 24 030258 - Duration: 0:42. PhiladelphiaPolice 389 views

Theft 700 Wharton St DC 18 03 021243 - Duration: 1:15. 176 views

    Commercial Robbery 3731 Walnut St DC 18 18 030444
    On Thursday May 17, 2018, at 10:30 pm, an unknown black male entered the rear of the Honey Grow Restaurant located at 3731 Walnut Street, pointing a handgun at the staff demanding money. After taking an unknown amount of cash, the suspect fled with a second unknown black male to a waiting vehicle parked on Chestnut Street.
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The Franklin Institute shared NASA - National...

Watch live as Orbital ATK launches an Antares rocket from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia to the International Space Station in the predawn hours. Launches like these from Wallops Island can be seen from locations across the Mid-Atlantic, including Philadelphia, under the right conditions. http://bit.ly/2KChJcD

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    LIVE ROCKET LAUNCH! We're sending science and supplies to the crew living and working on the International Space Station! Watch the countdown to liftoff of Orbital ATK's #Antares rocket with the...
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Thousands of exoplanets have been detected by...

Thousands of exoplanets have been detected by astronomers throughout the galaxy using a variety of different methods over the past three decades. http://bit.ly/2GdhBxm

    How Do Astronomers Discover New Planets?
    With few unexplored regions left on Earth for those with the itch for exploration, planets around other stars are the new terra incognita. Beyond the inimitable coolness of outer space, exoplanets have their own distinct appeal that captures the imagination - what would an alien world look like?
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21 hours ago

On this day in 1932, Amelia Earhart took off ...

On this day in 1932, Amelia Earhart took off for Ireland to become the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Even as new technology for radio and navigation was developed, Earhart continued to fly strictly by instinct. While working to improve her aviation skills, she and her husband planned a solo flight across the Atlantic. In 1932, they announced that on the fifth anniversary of Charles Lindbergh’s across the Atlantic, Amelia would attempt the same. Earhart landed in Ireland after a thirteen hour flight. Learn more: http://bit.ly/N8x5HT IMAGE: George W. Harris and Martha Ewing | [Amelia Earhart in airplane] | 1936 | Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    On this day in 1932, Amelia Earhart took off for Ireland to become the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Even as new technology for radio and navigation was developed, Earhart...
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37 hours ago

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

    Naturally Philly: All the trees, shrubs and flowers you'll find at the Rail Park
    Naturally Philly is a new Billy Penn column that explores the city's wildlife and plants - both familiar and extraordinary - that thrive or struggle in our urban environment. It won't be your typical walk in the park.When the ribbon is cut on June 14 for the city's newest open space, the Rail Park, visitors will experience a very different kind of village green.
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42 hours ago

Scientists believe the Great Pacific Garbage ...

Scientists believe the Great Pacific Garbage Patch contains more than 79,000 tons of plastic spread over an area three times the size of France. https://nbcnews.to/2G6ntZD

    The Pacific Ocean has a plastic problem. Here's the bold plan to fix it.
    In the Pacific Ocean halfway between California and Hawaii lies what's become known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a huge jumble of fishing nets, bottles, bags, and other plastic items as well as tiny bits of plastic debris. "It's a vast plastic soup," says Kahi Pacarro, executive director of Honolulu-based Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii.
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44 hours ago

#FunFact Han's reluctant hero personality was...

#FunFact Han's reluctant hero personality was mirrored after Francis Ford Coppola, who directed Apocalypse Now and The Godfather. 5 days and counting until Solo: A Star Wars Story premieres at the Prince Theater!

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    FunFact Han's reluctant hero personality was mirrored after Francis Ford Coppola, who directed Apocalypse Now and The Godfather. 5 days and counting until Solo: A Star Wars Story premieres at the...
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45 hours ago

“What I loved about science was that you didn...

“What I loved about science was that you didn’t have to believe in it. It was an evidence-based system. It was an antidote to superstition. There were rules, and those rules were somehow comforting. I found just enormous solace in that.” -Dr. Paul Offit, Pediatrician. This video is part of The Franklin Institute’s Science Stories series. Tell us yours: http://bit.ly/tell-science-story #ScienceStories

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    "What I loved about science was that you didn't have to believe in it. It was an evidence-based system. It was an antidote to superstition. There were rules, and those rules were somehow comforting....
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2 days ago

Don’t forget that keen-eyed and early rising ...

Don’t forget that keen-eyed and early rising skywatchers in our region will be able to watch the launch of an Antares rocket heading to the International Space Station from Wallops Island, Virginia on Monday, May 21, 2018, at 4:39 am ET. Learn more: https://go.nasa.gov/2GeAPD6 IMAGE: Patrick Black | Liftoff of Orbital ATK's Antares Rocket From NASA Wallops on Nov. 12 | 2017 | NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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    Don't forget that keen-eyed and early rising skywatchers in our region will be able to watch the launch of an Antares rocket heading to the International Space Station from Wallops Island, Virginia...
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2 days ago

IN THE GALLERY STORE! Carl Fudge turns recog...

IN THE GALLERY STORE! Carl Fudge turns recognizable images into hypnotic abstractions that evoke pixelated images. His solo exhibition here at The Print Center in 2005 was a huge success – did you know that you can still bring home one of his fabulous screenprints? Explore this work now in the Gallery Store or Shop online. For more information, contact The Gallery Store at gallerystore@printcenter.org, 215.735.6090 x2. Image: Carl Fudge, Composition 2 in Orange, Pink, Red and Gold, 2004, Silkscreen, Edition 4 of 6, 24 1/2" x 24 1/2" https://printcenterstore.myshopify.com/collections/carl-fudge/products/composition-2-in-orange-pink-red-and-gold

    The Print Center
    IN THE GALLERY STORE! Carl Fudge turns recognizable images into hypnotic abstractions that evoke pixelated images. His solo exhibition here at The Print Center in 2005 was a huge success - did you...
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2 days ago

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2 days ago

Read Dracula in real time.* During the day, ...

Read Dracula in real time.* During the day, Jonathan tries to return to the room where he met the vampire women, but finds the door blocked. In the evening, the Count asks him to write three post-dated letters, two (dated June 12 and 19) about his impending departure for home and another (dated June 29), stating that he has just left the castle. Jonathan writes in his journal, “I know now the span of my life. God help me!” *The novel, Dracula, is comprised of journal entries and letters, all dated, so throughout the year, we’ll be posting a day-by-day account of the plot of Dracula. Follow along with your own reading and feel free to leave comments below (no spoilers for those who may be reading for the first time).

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    Read Dracula in real time.* During the day, Jonathan tries to return to the room where he met the vampire women, but finds the door blocked. In the evening, the Count asks him to write three...
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2 days ago

Here’s another feature for #internationalmuse...

Here’s another feature for #internationalmuseumday, Surgeons' Hall Museums in Edinburgh (UK). Three collections - pathology, surgery, and dental, open to the public seven days a week. ・・・ More great work done by our Human Remains Conservator, This brain shows an abscess and thrombosis. Unfortunately, while in the jar it developed a problem with mould, and so it was removed and treated with anti-fungal agents before being re-mounted in new fluid. A big improvement!

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    Here's another feature for #internationalmuseumday, Surgeons' Hall Museums in Edinburgh (UK). Three collections - pathology, surgery, and dental, open to the public seven days a week. ・・・ More...
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2 days ago

Schuylkill Banks added 3 new photos.

Art in the Open Philadelphia is on the Banks all weekend! See the river and Philadelphia through the work of 40 artists and collaborative teams working in all media. More info: https://bit.ly/1eshTSD

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    Schuylkill Banks added a new photo.
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2 days ago

Center City District Sips Offers Neighborhood-Wide Happy Hours All Summer Long

Where:90+ locations including Harp & Crown, 1525 Sansom Street

    Center City District Sips Offers Neighborhood-Wide Happy Hours All Summer Long
    Raise a glass! Center City District Sips is set to return for its 15th summer of unbeatable post-work, mid-week happy hours. On Wednesday evenings from June 6 to August 29, over 90 bars and restaurants in Center City serve up hard-to-beat drink and food deals - with some new surprises for 2018.
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