14 min ago

Calling all pre-schoolers and their caregiver...

Calling all pre-schoolers and their caregivers! Join us for a Museum Adventure featuring stories, a treasure hunt, arts and crafts, and more. Thursday, June 28 at 10:00 a.m. https://rosenbach.org/events/museum-adventure-at-the-rosenbach-10/

    Museum Adventure at the Rosenbach
    Calling all pre-schoolers! Come play with us on the last Thursday morning of every month. We'll read a story together and then embark on a treasure hunt through the Rosenbach brothers' glitzy Rittenhouse Square home to discover things that relate to the story.
    https://rosenbach.org

46 min ago

We're on a Mission to #SaveCHAD

We're on a Mission to #SaveCHAD

    CHADvocates... IT'S TIME TO TAKE ACTION! | Charter High School for Architecture + Design
    CHAD is the first charter high school for architecture and design in the nation.
    http://www.chadphila.org

1 hour ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market shared Tooth of t...

First day of summer!

    Tooth of the Lion Farm and Apothecary
    Tooth of the Lion Farm and Apothecary. 555 likes · 44 talking about this. Tooth of the Lion Apothecary is a small business focusing on bioregional,...
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1 hour ago

“Across much of the United States, farmers’ m...

“Across much of the United States, farmers’ markets have reported a decrease in consumer participation over the last couple of years, resulting in a decrease in farm sales and income. In an attempt to understand and reverse this slump, a multi-state study is being undertaken. Follow this link to participate in the survey: https://cornell.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_72s6sR6z0cs4D1X"

    Online Survey | Built with Qualtrics Experience Management™
    Qualtrics makes sophisticated research simple and empowers users to capture customer, product, brand & employee experience insights in one place.
    https://cornell.qualtrics.com

2 hours ago

Happy National Make Music Day! Featured here...

Happy National Make Music Day! Featured here is an image from Shenandoah National Park. The photograph’s label reads, “Native mountaineers make mountain music for visitors in the Shenandoah National Park, high in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia.” This photograph is available through NARA’s online catalog: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/30249284. Want to learn more about our holdings related to the National Parks Service and more? You can check out our online catalog (www.catalog.archives.gov) and make an appointment to view our holdings at the National Archives at Philadelphia by calling (215) 305-2044 or emailing philadelphia.archives@nara.gov. Today’s post was written by Megan Kelly, Research and Writing Intern with the National Archives at Philadelphia. Shenandoah National Park Blue Ridge Mountains #MakeMusicDay #Music #ShenandoahNationalPark #NationalParks #NPS

    National Archives at Philadelphia
    Happy National Make Music Day! Featured here is an image from Shenandoah National Park. The photograph's label reads, "Native mountaineers make mountain music for visitors in the Shenandoah National...
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3 hours ago

June 21

State Senate candidate Linda Fields is hosted Fundraiser at Dist. 1199C, 1319 Locust St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Hosts: “Philly Legislators for Linda.” Sponsors $1,000, Hosts...

    June 21
    State Senate candidate Linda Fields is hosted Fundraiser at Dist. 1199C, 1319 Locust St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Hosts: "Philly Legislators for Linda." Sponsors $1,000, Hosts $500, Friends $250. Payable to "Friends of Linda Fields," %JTGoldstein, LLC, 8 Penn Ctr., 1628 JFK Blvd., Su. 1702, Phila., PA 19103. RSVP: Dom Linda@LindaAFields.com.
    http://www.phillyrecord.com

3 hours ago

Today is the June Solstice, which for us in t...

Today is the June Solstice, which for us in the Northern Hemisphere is the longest day of the year and the astronomical start of the summer season. http://bit.ly/2ynBymy

    What Is a Solstice and What Is an Equinox (and Why Should I Care)?
    Astronomically, our planet's seasons change on four particular days each year, two solstices, one in June and one in December, and two equinoxes (one in March and one in September).
    https://www.fi.edu

4 hours ago

ECBM Insurance Brokers & Consultants Awarded In Internet Advertising Competition

200 S. Broad St., Suite 700, Philadelphia, PA 19102

    ECBM Insurance Brokers & Consultants Awarded In Internet Advertising Competition
    Posted to Announcement on 6/20/2018 at 4:45 PM {"ops":[{"attributes":{"italic":true},"insert":"The Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) Awards were developed by the Web Marketing Association to honor excellence in online advertising, recognize the individuals and organizations responsible for creating work, and showcasing the award winning Internet advertising.
    http://legacy.chamberphl.com

4 hours ago

The Print Center added 2 new photos.

We Celebrate Naming the Zemel Family Gallery! #NewsLetter https://conta.cc/2JVGjcA

    The Print Center
    The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA. 5,471 likes · 43 talking about this · 468 were here. The Print Center encourages the growth and understanding of...
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5 hours ago

The Print Center posted 3 photos.

The Print Center announces the naming of the Zemel Family Gallery, made possible by a generous gift from Jay Zemel to our Centennial Fund. The Zemel Family Gallery is the first such named space in The Print Center's historic home and will be celebrated with a private launch event on June 23, 2018. * Jay's continued dedication to The Print Center honors our legacy as one of Philadelphia's most significant cultural assets. This gift to the Centennial Fund will inspire others to connect with our extraordinary history and ensure that our building, imbued with the spirit of a century of great exhibitions, remains a vital home for many more generations of art, artists and collectors. - Elizabeth Spungen, Executive Director * On view in the Zemel Family Gallery through August 4, 2018 is a solo show exhibition award winner from the 92nd ANNUAL: Daniel W. Coburn: Becoming a Specter | Installation view, Photo: Jaime Alvarez * The Print Center will close early on Saturday, June 23 for the Zemel Family Gallery Launch * #ThePrintCenter #ZemelFamilyGallery @ The Print Center

    The Print Center
    The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA. 5,471 likes · 39 talking about this · 468 were here. The Print Center encourages the growth and understanding of...
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7 hours ago

The Franklin Institute was live.

Using our rooftop EarthCam, we are staring off this Summer Solstice with a live look at Philadelphia as the sun rises on this longest day of the year in terms of daylight. In the city of brotherly love, the Sun will rise at 5:32 am and will set at 8:32 pm giving us just over 15 hours of daylight today. http://bit.ly/2ynBymy

    The Franklin Institute
    Using our rooftop EarthCam, we are staring off this Summer Solstice with a live look at Philadelphia as the sun rises on this longest day of the year in terms of daylight. In the city of brotherly...
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11 hours ago

Dalliance with Light (Andy Farmer) posted 1 photo to Flickr:
phillytrax posted 5 photos to Flickr:

12 hours ago

New York Code + Design Open House & Info Session

200 S. Broad St., Suite 700, Philadelphia, PA 19102

...work. \n\nTalk to our staff and check out our classrooms!\nWe are located at 1601 Cherry St, Philadelphia, PA 19102 - next to BenFranklin Parkway and a block away from Suburban Station. Please...

    New York Code + Design Open House & Info Session
    The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia is dedicated to promoting regional economic growth, advancing business-friendly public policies, and servicing our members through outstanding programs, benefits and services.
    http://legacy.chamberphl.com

12 hours ago

Lead Generation Seminar

200 S. Broad St., Suite 700, Philadelphia, PA 19102

    Lead Generation Seminar
    The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia is dedicated to promoting regional economic growth, advancing business-friendly public policies, and servicing our members through outstanding programs, benefits and services.
    http://legacy.chamberphl.com

18 hours ago

Seger Park added 7 new photos.

It was a busy night at the park last night, Bria Young Basketball camp,Soccer Shots, Wolfstock Parks and Recreation and Sprinkler all running. Gotta Love Seger!!!

    Seger Park
    Seger Park, Philadelphia, PA. 1.1K likes. Seger Park is the size of a city block and contains a playground, Tennis Courts, Basket Ball Courts and Dog Park
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20 hours ago

Schuylkill Banks added 4 new photos.

Many thanks to the volunteers from the CORE Finance Program within Comcast/NBCUniversal who came out today to pull 28 bags worth of weeds from the South to Christian trail segment!

    Schuylkill Banks
    Schuylkill Banks, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 4.5K likes. Schuylkill Banks is Philadelphia's newest riverfront destination, located on the east side of...
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20 hours ago

Using the Swann Memorial Fountain in Logan Sq...

Using the Swann Memorial Fountain in Logan Square as a starting point, we mapped out what the whole Solar System would look like at a Philly Scale. http://bit.ly/2JUezRj

    The Philly Solar System
    We all know that Earth is one of eight planets in the Solar System orbiting a star that we call the Sun, which is one of the more than 100 billion stars in the Milky Way Galaxy.
    https://www.fi.edu

21 hours ago

Happy Summer! With the weather getting hot p...

Happy Summer! With the weather getting hot please note that the sprinkler is scheduled on M-F 1:30 pm to Dusk. Volunteers MAY be available to turn it on at other times but can’t be guaranteed. We are in the process of installing a timer and will post the new hours once installation is complete.

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23 hours ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Office of Transportation & Infrastructure Systems
    Want to help us make Philly Free Streets a success on August 11? Sign up to volunteer! This year, we are teaming up with SERVEPhiladelphia to make our volunteer experience 💯! Register today & tell...
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24 hours ago

Fake Façades: “The Polyester of Brick”

1328 Walnut Street. October 27, 1949. (PhillyHistory.org)

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Undertakers, 809 South 9th Street, March 19, 1954. (PhillyHistory,org)

    Fake Façades: "The Polyester of Brick"
    "If you enjoy the finer things of life, good cheer and good times in a beautiful atmosphere-if you take pride in your home-the FormStone club room is for you," read an advertisement in December 1949. "That 'lost' space in your cellar can become the loveliest room you ever saw, with a FormStone beauty treatment.
    https://www.phillyhistory.org

24 hours ago

Let's Eat: Life, Libertine and the pursuit of happiness

133 S. 18th St., 3-6 p.m. weekdays.

...an “upcake.” Dixie Picnic started in Malvern (215 Lancaster) and last year branched out to 1306 Chestnut St.

Jake’s Sandwich Board’s last day at 122 S. 12th St. is Wednesday, June 20 as the changeover to Hatch & Coop – a chicken-and-egg specialist – is pegged to launch Monday, June 25.

Dizengoff (1625 Sansom St.) will open your world to the possibility that hummus can be an exciting meal for $11 or less. As the sibling of Zahav, it’s also an affordable way to taste one of our top chefs in Michael Solomonov.

...of getting to know Philly, though, my pick from her list is the Oyster House (1516 Sansom St.), where the buck-a-shuck oyster happy hours will introduce you to the last of...

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...has gone the pun route to name its simple but elegant BYOB Ngon Ngon at 615 S. Third St. in Queen Village. Pun? Ngon means “tasty.” Menu hits the basics (pho, salads, vermicelli bowls...

Cafe at 459 W. Butler Ave. features a huge variety of egg rolls, starting at breakfast, plus espresso.

Underground pub at 727 Walnut St. is closed, pending a rebranding as a restaurant called Sedition.

...s John’s Roast Pork, 14 E. Snyder Ave.), hoagies (Pastificio Deli is my pick, 1528 Packer Ave.), and classic Italian red gravy cuisine...

Try Mr. Joe’s Café (1514 S. Eighth St.) for that throwback Italian luncheonette feeling, with the sweet bonus of a cannoli from Termini’s Bakery across the street.

...while there are lots of upscale restaurants there, the fantastic British meat pies at Stargazy (1838 E. Passyunk Ave.) are one of the city’s best values. I also love the authentic Malaysian flavors...

...love the authentic Malaysian flavors of skewered meats grilled over coconut charcoal at Saté Kampar (1837 E. Passyunk Ave.) Bop across to the west side of Broad Street for another taste of Southeast Asian...

...side of Broad Street for another taste of Southeast Asian flavors at Indonesian standby Hardena (1754 S. Hicks St....

...you’ll also want to know. The Fishtown branch of Asian fusion-minded Cheu Noodles (1416 Frankford Ave.) is one of the most creative quality meals you can get for $15 or less...

Just up the street, check out beautiful Suraya (1528 Frankford Ave.), the Lebanese café and restaurant I’m reviewing this weekend. The lunch menu, in particular...

Center City has good values, too. Kanella Grill (1001 Spruce St.) consistently serves one of the best flavor-to-dollar quotients around, with Cypriot cooking that...

    Let's Eat: Life, Libertine and the pursuit of happiness
    The chef who helped create the Manayunk dining scene a quarter-century ago is back in business, and he's moved to Center City. Also this week: word of tasty Vietnamese cooking in Queen Village, a solid Mexican cantina in Montco, and an easy-on-the-wallet lunch spot with locations in Center City and Malvern.
    http://www.philly.com

24 hours ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market added 7 new photo...

A few highlights from the Facebook feeds of the farmers and food artisans coming to the market. Hope you're following them all on social media. Like their pages or follow them on Instagram and every day it's a colorful and mouth-watering feed.

    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market
    Farmers Market in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. People talk about fresh fish, heirloom tomato sauce and apple pies. See reviews and recommendations.
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24 hours ago

Home to many of the world’s tallest, oldest a...

Home to many of the world’s tallest, oldest and largest trees, the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias (Sequoiadendron giganteum) in Yosemite National Park recently reopened after a nearly three year restoration project that was designed to better limit the impact humans have on the endangered trees. http://bit.ly/2JWm0HP IMAGE: Al Golub | New trail and boardwalk in Mariposa Grove after restoration | 2018 | National Park Service

    The Franklin Institute
    Home to many of the world's tallest, oldest and largest trees, the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias (Sequoiadendron giganteum) in Yosemite National Park recently reopened after a nearly three year...
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25 hours ago

Alley gardens are the best. #alleygarden #phi...

Alley gardens are the best. #alleygarden #philly #washwest #urbanism #pride

    Washington Square West Civic Association
    Washington Square West Civic Association, Philadelphia, PA. 736 likes. Making Wash West safer, cleaner and greener.
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27 hours ago

The Franklin Institute added 4 new photos.

The Franklin Institute is one of the Delaware Valley’s most unique wedding venues and each year about 40 couples will say ‘I do’ in locations throughout the museum including the historic Fels Planetarium, the Benjamin Franklin National Memorial, the Giant Heart and even on our roof overlooking Philadelphia. http://bit.ly/21WH8it

    The Franklin Institute
    The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Rated 4.5 of 5, check 10,500 Reviews of The Franklin Institute, Science Museum
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27 hours ago

Celebrate #PrideMonth with #AKidLikeJake at t...

Celebrate #PrideMonth with #AKidLikeJake at the #Prince Theater! The movie navigates an emotional and ethical minefield for two parents who's top priority is their “gender expansive” child, Jake. Tickets and Showtimes: http://filmadelphia.org/events/a-kid-like-jake/

    A KID LIKE JAKE in the Prince Theater Black Box - Tickets on Sale
    SILAS HOWARD | USA | 2018 | 87 MIN | NR Brooklyn parents Alex (Claire Danes) and Greg (Jim Parsons) are lucky to have a kid like Jake. Their four-year-old is bright, precocious, creative-and just happens to prefer Disney princesses to toy cars and skirts to jeans.
    http://filmadelphia.org

29 hours ago

Explosives Incident 700 E Thayer St DC 18 25 046995

Robbery 211 S Broad St DC 18 06 021970 - Duration: 1:32. PhiladelphiaPolice 69 views

Aggravated Assault Stabbing 201 S Broad St DC 18 06 024622 - Duration: 1:10. PhiladelphiaPolice 1,735 views

Theft 345 S 12th St DC 18 06 024491 - Duration: 1:06. PhiladelphiaPolice 230 views

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Explosives Incident 700 E Thayer St DC 18 25 046995

Aggravated Assault 600 Lindley Ave DC 18 35 049971 - Duration: 1:30. PhiladelphiaPolice 331 views

Commercial Robbery 300 N 63rd St DC 18 19 040146 - Duration: 2:51. PhiladelphiaPolice 130 views

Theft Arson Pattern 47XX Osage Ave 4101 Sansom St DC 18 18 023412 DC 18 18 026818 - Duration: 1:56. 1,381 views

Theft 720 Sansom St DC 18 06 025575 - Duration: 2:02. 947 views

Commerical Robbery 2211 Stenton Ave DC 18 14 0047590 - Duration: 2:38. 419 views

Robbery 7600 Roosevelt Blvd DC 18 02 027664 - Duration: 0:50. 163 views

Indecent Exposure 5680 Rising Sun Ave DC 18 02 029181 - Duration: 1:09. PhiladelphiaPolice 269 views

    Explosives Incident 700 E Thayer St DC 18 25 046995
    The City Wide Arson Task Force is investigating an incident that occurred inside 7XX East Thayer Street on June 17, 2018, at approximately 11:10 PM. An unknown individual threw a M-type explosive into that location causing significant damage. The Task Force is seeking the public's assistance in identifying two 2 individuals depicted in the surveillance video.
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    INSTALL ONE FLATWALL SIGN AS PER PLANS.

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    JOHNSON CONTROLS TO INSTALL THE FOLLOWING ACCES CONTROL EQUIPMENT 1 HONEYWELL PW 6000 ACCESS CONTROL PANEL 1 LOCK POWER SUPPLY 2 RECESSED DOOR CONTACTS AND 4 HID INDALA PROX CARD READERS

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    WE ARE REMOVING EXISTING 2X4 LIGHT FIXTURES AND REPLACING NEW 2X4 LED FIXTURES.IF POSSIBLE WE WILL UTILIZED EXISTING WIRING FOR THE NEW LIGHT FIXTURES. A NEW CEILING WILL BE INSTALLED AND THE EXISTING EXIT SIGNS WILL BE IN REINSTALLED PER 2008 NEC (COMMERCIAL)

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35 hours ago

35 hours ago

Angelo Benedetto posted 1 photo to Flickr:

36 hours ago

Gear Up for Growth

200 S. Broad St., Suite 700, Philadelphia, PA 19102

    Gear Up for Growth - 6/20/2018
    Engage with business and civic leaders whose stories inspire and get to know your Chamber team who can assist with tools to help your business grow and prosper.
    http://legacy.chamberphl.com

42 hours ago

Police: 5 men wanted for robbery in Center City

They say a 25-year-old man was walking on the 200 block of South Broad Street around 12:30 a.m. on May 22nd when the suspects surrounded him.

    Police: 5 men wanted for robbery in Center City
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW TOP VIDEOS Investigators are searching for five men involved in a robbery in Center City, Philadelphia. They say a 25-year-old man was walking on the 200 block of South Broad Street around 12:30 a.m. on May 22nd when the suspects surrounded him.
    http://6abc.com

43 hours ago

Center City District shared The Architect's N...

    Philadelphia cuts the ribbon on its own "High Line" park
    After years of planning and handwringing over fundraising, the first phase of Philadelphia's own " High Line," the transformation of the Reading Viaduct rail line, was opened to the public last Thursday. Although the Rail Park 's first spur is only a quarter mile long, the rail line will be twice as long and wide as New York's High Line when fully built out.
    https://archpaper.com

44 hours ago

The Rosenbach posted 2 photos.

#OTD in 1794 Declaration of Independence signer Richard Henry Lee died in his home in Chantilly, Va. In this autograph letter dated [May] 4, 1778 to John Page of Williamsburg, Va Lee expresses concerns about the states’ recent treaty with France and its possible effects on Britain’s policy toward them. [Rosenbach AMs 776/13] Our copy of the first Rhode Island printing of the Declaration of Independence will be on view for our WAWA Welcome America open house on Saturday, June 30.

    The Rosenbach
    The Rosenbach added a new photo.
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45 hours ago

In case you’ve ever wondered what a narwhal s...

In case you’ve ever wondered what a narwhal sounds like, researchers in Greenland now have the answer. https://nyti.ms/2JHMa0K

    Listen to the Sounds of Narwhals That Have Been Elusive to Science
    As melting ice opens east Greenland to petroleum prospectors and cruises, scientists are rushing to study the noises made by a remote population of toothed whales. You'd think that narwhals couldn't be more enchanting. These elusive, ice-dodging, deep-diving whales have 10-foot snaggletoothed tusks, and they see with sound.
    https://www.nytimes.com

45 hours ago

Woke magic at the Merriam: 'Girls don't have to think their only role is to get in the box and get sawn in half.'

CHAMPIONS OF MAGIC. Wednesday- Sunday, Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St. Tickets: $-$.

    Woke magic at the Merriam: 'Girls don't have to think their only role is to get in the box and get sawn in half.'
    The #MeToo movement that's rocking Hollywood has influenced the world of stage magic, too, says British illusionist Richard Young, part of the lineup for this week's Champions of Magic show at the Merriam Theater.
    http://www.philly.com

45 hours ago

Last Call: Be sure to submit your application...

Last Call: Be sure to submit your application for the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance Project Stream. The 2018-19 Project Stream applications are due TOMORROW June 20, 2018. See below for full Eligibility and Guidelines. https://philaculture.org/projectstream?utm_campaign=grants&utm_medium=email&utm_source=culturewire

    Project Stream
    Any individual artist, nonprofit, or fiscally-sponsored organization in the 5-county Philadelphia region is invited to apply for a Project Stream grant for up to $2,500 in funding for an arts-specific project. Funded by Pennsylvania Council on the Arts and administered through the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, Project Stream makes competitive grants for innovative, community-based arts projects in any genre, including performances, exhibitions, readings and more.
    https://philaculture.org

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