52 min ago

Coming soon to the @PlaysAndPlayers Trans...

Coming soon to the @PlaysAndPlayers Transient Arts and @RunBoyRunProd of @PHLCultureWorks present Andrew Chupa’s “Of Maintenances and Men” at the part of the @SoLowFest (pay what you can)PWYC $5-$10 donation for seating reserve tickets at runboyrunprod@mail.com today

    Plays & Players
    Coming soon to the @PlaysAndPlayers Transient Arts and @RunBoyRunProd of @PHLCultureWorks present Andrew Chupa's "Of Maintenances and Men" at the part of the @SoLowFest (pay what you can)PWYC...
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52 min ago

Transform your approach to theater with the S...

Transform your approach to theater with the Summer HotHouse Intensive --> https://goo.gl/1nAins #WilmaHotHouse

    The Wilma Theater
    Transform your approach to theater with the Summer HotHouse Intensive --> https://goo.gl/1nAins #WilmaHotHouse
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16 hours ago

Just a few seats left - don’t miss this great...

Just a few seats left - don’t miss this great opportunity! Link to buy tickets on our website. Deadline is Tuesday, May 29th! Join us for a trip to New York City to Dieu Donné in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, Pace Paper and IPCNY for exclusive behind-the-scenes access to studios, artists, demos and a curator-led exhibition tour http://printcenter.org/100/event/field-trip-dieu-donne-pace-paper-and-ipcny/

    The Print Center
    Just a few seats left - don't miss this great opportunity! Link to buy tickets on our website. Deadline is Tuesday, May 29th! Join us for a trip to New York City to Dieu Donné in the Brooklyn Navy...
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16 hours ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market shared Flour & Oa...

Lisa is right. Hard to choose just one. We’ll take them all!

    Flour & Oats Artisan Cookies
    We dare you to choose just one...Find us at the Rittenhouse Farmers' Market tomorrow 9AM - 3PM! #farmtocity #shoplocal
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16 hours ago

Please note that the National Archives at Phi...

Please note that the National Archives at Philadelphia will be closed on Monday, May 28, in observation of Memorial Day. Visit NARA's special Memorial Day web page on National Archives News, which highlights NARA's holdings that document Memorial Day and honors those who have given their lives: https://www.archives.gov/news/topics/memorial-day For information about our hours, please visit our website: https://www.archives.gov/philadelphia

    Memorial Day: A Commemoration
    Memorial Day, initially referred to as Decoration Day, was observed by many communities after the Civil War, when the nation suffered more than 620,000 military deaths, roughly 2 percent of the total population at the time. John A.
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16 hours ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

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    🚙 Remember Philly, a vehicle is considered abandoned if it is inoperable, it prevents a hazard, or if it is abandoned on public property. Report abandoned vehicles to us and Philadelphia Police...
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16 hours ago

Just cruising down Spruce. #classiccar #cruel...

Just cruising down Spruce. #classiccar #cruelladevil #sprucestreet #washwestcivic #philly

    Washington Square West Civic Association
    Just cruising down Spruce. #classiccar #cruelladevil #sprucestreet #washwestcivic #philly
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17 hours ago

Broad Street in Center City to Close Over Weekend

The Philadelphia Streets Department will shut down parts of Broad Street and Spruce Street for heavy mechanical equipment and the erection of a crane. The road will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Monday

    Broad Street in Center City to Close Over Weekend
    Construction over Memorial Day weekend could cause delays and confusion for drivers and other visitors in Center City. The Philadelphia Streets Department will shut down parts of Broad Street and Spruce Street for heavy mechanical equipment and the erection of a crane. The road will be closed from 10 p.m.
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18 hours ago

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    6abc Action News
    3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) perform the annual "Flags In" tradition ahead of Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery, placing flags at more than 228,000 headstones of fallen...
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19 hours ago

What does $1,400 rent you in Washington Square?

Listed at $1,400/month, this 400-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom unit is located at 1320 Pine St.

Here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom spot at 145 S. 13th St. that's going for $1,395/month.

Here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at 201 S. 13th St. that's going for $1,355/month.

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Next, check out this 500-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom unit that's located at 260 S. Ninth St. It's also listed for $1,395/month.

Located at 302 S. 10th St., here's a 700-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom unit that's listed for $1,395/ month.

    What does $1,400 rent you in Washington Square?
    Curious just how far your dollar goes in Washington Square? According to Walk Score, this Philadelphia neighborhood has excellent walkability, is a "biker's paradise" and is a haven for transit riders. Data from rental site Zumper shows that the median rent for a one bedroom in Washington Square is currently hovering around $1,495.
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20 hours ago

Possible traffic advisory: Demonstrators ar...

Possible traffic advisory: Demonstrators are planning to protest a crane project from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm each day, Friday May 25th through Monday May 28th at 13th & Spruce Sts. and 300 S. Broad St. The Commanding Officer Central Police Division and the Commanding Officers of the 6th, 9th and Center City Police Districts have been notified of this event.

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20 hours ago

“Every life is in many days, day after day. W...

“Every life is in many days, day after day. We walk through ourselves, meeting robbers, ghosts, giants, old men, young men, wives, widows, brothers-in-love, but always meeting ourselves.” -James Joyce, Ulysses Bloomsday is less than a month away! We can't wait to celebrate James Joyce's masterpiece with you on Saturday, June 16.

    Bloomsday 2018
    Join us on beautiful Delancey Place for the Rosenbach's annual Bloomsday celebration on June 16, the day the world celebrates Leopold Bloom's fictional journey through the streets of Dublin, as imagined in James Joyce's epic . Lauded as the greatest novel of all time, Ulysses has been called everything from masterfully moving to hilariously obscene.
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20 hours ago

92nd ANNUAL solo exhibitions Jacob Koestler: ...

92nd ANNUAL solo exhibitions Jacob Koestler: Copy of a Copy Daniel W. Coburn: Becoming a Specter Julie Anne Greenberg: Considerable Uncertainty Remains on view through August 4, 2018. Please note, we are closed Saturday, May 26th. We wish you an enjoyable and safe holiday weekend! All of the projects that I work on start by walking with a camera, at first as a means of journaling….When sorting through the images later, these landscapes change shape and take on new meaning, as I forget what existed outside the frame. These instances of daydreaming and the fog of memory are mirrored by my use of mixed media and the flaws intrinsic to the photographic medium - light leaks, lens flares and multiple exposures. Screenprinting over a photograph distorts the realities of the landscape, but it also meshes with the initial observation to create something new. These combined mediums and disparate pairings point to the fallacy of photographic documentation and hint at the subjective ways that we perceive and record the actual world. - Jacob Koestler Image: Jacob Koestler, Russian Satellite, from the series “The Natural Bridge”, 2013, Archival pigment print http://printcenter.org/100/92nd-solo-shows/

    The Print Center
    92nd ANNUAL solo exhibitions Jacob Koestler: Copy of a Copy Daniel W. Coburn: Becoming a Specter Julie Anne Greenberg: Considerable Uncertainty Remains on view through August 4, 2018. Please note,...
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21 hours ago

Over 35 farmers, food artisans, and other loc...

Over 35 farmers, food artisans, and other local food makers coming to the Rittenhouse Market tomorrow plus the first big day for local strawberries? It's the perfect storm. Shop for tons of local food for your Memorial Day Weekend, read all about it here.

    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market: Happy Memorial Day Weekend
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23 hours ago

Memorial Day Weekend at The Mütter Museum: We...

Memorial Day Weekend at The Mütter Museum: We're open all weekend! Come check out our Civil War medicine exhibition and discover how modern medicine came to be through the stories of those who fought, and those who healed them. #MDW - https://mailchi.mp/collegeofphysicians/memorial-day-weekend-at-the-mtter-museum

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    Memorial Day Weekend at The Mütter Museum: We're open all weekend! Come check out our Civil War medicine exhibition and discover how modern medicine came to be through the stories of those who...
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24 hours ago

Systems Engineer Level III

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

    Systems Engineer Level III
    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.
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24 hours ago

Coming soon to the @PlaysAndPlayers Trans...

Coming soon to the @PlaysAndPlayers Transient Arts and @RunBoyRunProd of @PHLCultureWorks present Andrew Chupa’s “Of Maintenances and Men” at the part of the @SoLowFest (pay what you can)PWYC $5-$10 donation for seating reserve tickets at runboyrunprod@mail.com today

    Plays & Players
    Coming soon to the @PlaysAndPlayers Transient Arts and @RunBoyRunProd of @PHLCultureWorks present Andrew Chupa's "Of Maintenances and Men" at the part of the @SoLowFest (pay what you can)PWYC...
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31 hours ago

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    EZ PERMIT SPRINKLER RELOCATION (NFPA 13)- FOR THE RELOCATION OF SPRINKLER HEADS AS PER ATTACHED STANDARDS. DEVIATIONS FROM THESE STANDARDS REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION AND SITE PLANS.

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    600AMP SERVICE WITH 11-METER SOCKET, 1-NEW METER AND DISCONNECT FOR FIRE PUMP, COMPLETE REWIRE THROUGHOUT WITH LIGHTING, OUTLETS, SWITCHES, SMOKE DETECTORS AS PER NEC 2008 CC DISTRICT AND FIRE ALARM AS PER NFPA 72

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    FOR INTERIOR ALTERATIONS TO EXISTING 5TH FLOOR, TO INCLUDE DEMOLITION AND CONSTRUCTION OF NON-LOAD BEARING PARTITIONS AND INTERIOR FINISHES, AS PER APPROVED PLANS.

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    AMEND PERMIT# 850820 TO INCLUDE THE INSTALLATION OF TIEBACKS IN THE BEAM-AND-LAGGING RETAINING WALLS ALONG ST. JAMES STREET WITH THE EXCEPTION OF BEAMS 26, 27, 28 & 29.

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    INSTALL OF A NEW HVAC SYSTEM INCLUDING A 40,000BTU GAS FURNACE AND 1.5 TON AC WITH ASSOCIATED DUCTWORK AS PER PLANS. AC WIL BE PLACED IN BACK YARD AND UNDER FIRE ESCAPE.

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32 hours ago

Memorial Day Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia May 25 – 31

...Pop Philly ~ May 25 – 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...

...the Fine Arts ~ May 25 – 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...

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 Gardens at Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens ~ May 25 ~ Held at Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens, 1020 South Street from 7 pm – 10 pm. BYOB to Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens on Friday evening for...

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Sail Philadelphia ~ May 25 – 28 ~ Held at various locations to include Independence Seaport Museum, 211 S. Columbus Boulevard. Enjoy a magnificent fleet of tall wooden ships that cruise into Philadelphia on Thursday to...

The Philly Tango Festival ~ May 25 – 28 ~ Held at the Lithuanian Music Hall Association, 2715 E. Allegheny Avenue. In its 8th year, it’s one of the biggest tango events in the nation...

Spruce Street Harbor Park & UNIVESTival ~ May 25- 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 ~ May 25 – 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 ~ May 25 – 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 ~

...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...

Liberty Lands Market ~ May 26 ~ From 9 am until 3 pm at 926 N. American St in Northern Liberties. One can find everything from fresh organic produce to hand crafted wears...

Clark Park Farmers’ Market ~ May 26 ~ From 10 am to 2 pm, The Food Trust holds an outdoor market at 43rd St and Baltimore Ave. Enjoy fresh vegetables & food from favorite local farmers and producers. ~ Clark Park Farmers’ Market ~

...s Landing ~ May 26 ~ Starting at 3 pm at Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing, 601 N. Columbus Boulevard. Daryl Hall and John Oates headline this music festival. Guests can also see more exciting...

Movie Night at Schmidt’s Commons: Singing In The Rain (musical) ~ May 24 ~ FREE - Held at Schmidt’s Commons, 1001 N. 2nd Street from 7 pm to 9 pm. ~ Movie Night at Schmidt’s Commons: Thor: Ragnarok ~ 

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...

    Memorial Day Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia May 25 - 31
    Things to do in Philadelphia ~ May 25 - 31 ~ Visiting Philadelphia or living in or nearby Philly? We have it all for you. Anything from free events in Philadelphia, to food festivals, historical sites, museums and much more. With so many things to do in Philadelphia, you can't go wrong.
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34 hours ago

Population growth slowed in most cities of mo...

Population growth slowed in most cities of more than a million people, except San Antonio and Philadelphia.

    Quest for Affordable Housing Drives People Away From the Coasts
    The high cost of housing seemed to sap Americans' taste for coastal cities last year as cities in Texas and Arizona gained more population than New York City or Los Angeles for the first time in a decade, according to census population estimates released today.
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35 hours ago

Read Dracula in real time.* May 24. Everybod...

Read Dracula in real time.* May 24. Everybody wants Lucy. On this date in Dracula, Lucy Westenra writes to her friend Mina Murray about the three men who have proposed marriage to her . . . all on the same day! Dr John Seward, “the lunatic-asylum man, with the strong jaw and the good forehead,” was first. Lucy turned him down. Next was Mr. Quincey P. Morris, “the American from Texas,” whose proposal included comparing Lucy to a horse in harness with him. She turned that one down. Lastly, Arthur Holmwood, the polished, soon-to-be Lord, came in and swept Lucy off her feet. Obviously, she said yes to Arthur, but Lucy did wonder to her friend, “Why can’t they let a girl marry three men?” *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).

    The Rosenbach
    Read Dracula in real time.* May 24. Everybody wants Lucy. On this date in Dracula, Lucy Westenra writes to her friend Mina Murray about the three men who have proposed marriage to her . . . all on...
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39 hours ago

92nd ANNUAL solo exhibitions: Julie Anne Gree...

92nd ANNUAL solo exhibitions: Julie Anne Greenberg: Considerable Uncertainty Remains Jacob Koestler: Copy of a Copy Daniel W. Coburn: Becoming a Specter are on view through August 4, 2018. I am inspired by ideas of the infinite in relation to sublime subjects like hurricanes and other weather patterns. The patterns allow me to closely examine a subject that is so much larger and powerful than myself. Essentially, the act of printing the same patterns over and over again ties in to my exploration of natural phenomena. As humans, we can try to predict and understand these storms, however we will always fall short due to our own limitations….As I print, cut, and stare, I find myself sitting in the middle of each disturbance, rearranging pieces that no longer fit together. - Julie Anne Greenberg Image: Julie Anne Greenberg, System XV Nicole: “Defied Forecasts by Steadily Organizing”, 2018, Screenprint with paint and pigment on cut and reassembled paper on built panel http://printcenter.org/100/92nd-solo-shows/

    The Print Center
    92nd ANNUAL solo exhibitions: Julie Anne Greenberg: Considerable Uncertainty Remains Jacob Koestler: Copy of a Copy Daniel W. Coburn: Becoming a Specter are on view through August 4, 2018. I am...
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39 hours ago

Philly’s First Interactive Art Exhibit Opens Today

...heart of Philadelphia. It was a natural partnership to be in their Philadelphia Building at 1315 Walnut Street. Goldman Properties Company’s unwavering support of the arts defines it as a pillar of...

    Philly's First Interactive Art Exhibit Opens Today | Philly PR Girl
    Something new and exciting is popping up in Philadelphia this summer! Along with presenting sponsor Visit Philadelphia , we are introducing Photo Pop Philly ! It's the first interactive pop-up exhibit of its kind in the city of Philadelphia. Interactive short-term art installations have quickly taken over major markets.
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39 hours ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    CCRA Letter to Johnson
    The Center City Residents' Association's letter to Councilman Johnson supporting bike lane changes on Spruce and Pine Streets.
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39 hours ago

Philly, curated: 10 underground June shows you won't want to miss

Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad St.

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Festival Pier, Columbus Blvd. & Spring Garden St.

Boot & Saddle, 1131 S. Broad St.

Philadelphia Mausoleum of Contemporary Art (PhilaMOCA), 531 N 12th St.

FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Blvd.

Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St.

Connie’s Ric Rac, 1132 S 9th St.

Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S Broad St.

    Philly, curated: 10 underground June shows you won't want to miss
    Philly hosts a ton of mainstream live events in June. The Roots Picnic with Dave Chappelle is on the same day as Justin Timberlake's concert; both U2 and Paul Simon play the Wells Fargo Center on the same weekend; Hall & Oates' second annual HoagieFest will jam along the waterfront at Festival Pier - and that's just some of the big-name action.
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40 hours ago

What is Photo Pop Philly? Let Me Explain!

Photo Pop Philly (1315 Walnut Street) is Philly’s first pop-up photo/art exhibit. The closest concepts I can think of are Refinery 29’s 29Rooms or Dream Machine in Brooklyn – a fun, colorful, interactive walk-through exhibit with endless opportunities for photo ops.

    What is Photo Pop Philly? Let Me Explain!
    The way I see it, there are two types of people in the world: people who will absolutely love what I'm about to talk about, and people who will absolutely hate it. You can probably guess which camp this candid-loving, Instagram-obsessed gal falls into (#absolutelylove).
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40 hours ago

In honor of #InternationalTiaraDay check out ...

In honor of #InternationalTiaraDay check out our pearl and amethyst tiara, reputedly belonging to Augusta Amelia Bonaparte (grand-niece of Napoleon I). This and another stunning floral tiara are on display in our historic house.[Decorative comb, gilded brass, amethyst, and pearl.19th century, first quarter, possibly French or Austrian. 1954.1877 a]

    The Rosenbach
    In honor of #InternationalTiaraDay check out our pearl and amethyst tiara, reputedly belonging to Augusta Amelia Bonaparte (grand-niece of Napoleon I). This and another stunning floral tiara are on...
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40 hours ago

From the 2009 production of Athol Fugard's CO...

From the 2009 production of Athol Fugard's COMING HOME to THE GOOD FIGHT, we agree that Nyambi Nyambi deserves your attention.

    Learn His Name: Nigerian-American Actor, Nyambi Nyambi Deserves Your Attention
    Nyambi Nyambi has always done things on his own terms. He was told by a teacher, who was involved in a Martin Luther King gala being performed on his university campus, that he didn't belong in the cast. To which he responded, "I am going to study his speech, his (mannerisms), the speech behind the speech.
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40 hours ago

Center City District shared Econsult Solution...

    Pulse art installation coming (finally) to Dilworth Park
    A long-awaited art piece is finally coming to Dilworth Park, bringing a surge of color to the popular-and currently very grey-Center City common space. In July, the first part of the installation, called "Pulse," will cast a green misty line across the park, mirroring (in real time) the green line SEPTA trolley underground, according to PhillyVoice.
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42 hours ago

Step into the Summer HotHouse Intensive with ...

Step into the Summer HotHouse Intensive with the impassioned Blanka Zizka. The Intensive begins June 5. Find out how you can register for your spot today. --> https://goo.gl/1nAins #WilmaHotHouse

    The Wilma Theater
    Step into the Summer HotHouse Intensive with the impassioned Blanka Zizka. The Intensive begins June 5. Find out how you can register for your spot today. --> https://goo.gl/1nAins #WilmaHotHouse
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42 hours ago

2018-2019 Season Announcement

Performed at The Drake Theater,  302 South Hicks Street

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Performed at Christ Church Neighborhood House, 20 N. American Street

    2018-2019 Season Announcement | Theatre Exile
    Ana is a Korean American who travels to Seoul in 1975 to retrieve her recently deceased father's ashes. Luke is a young American soldier fighting in the jungles of Myanmar in 1944. Number Four is the name of a Korean comfort woman camping out on a bridge in Seoul in 1950, waiting for the return of the young American soldier who fathered her daughter.
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44 hours ago

In honor of Wesley Stace's upcoming performan...

In honor of Wesley Stace's upcoming performance at the Rosenbach on Wednesday, May 30, we'll be posting some of our favorite "Moments of Wes." Today's is brought to you by that ubiquitous coffee conglomerate.

    John Wesley Harding - There's A Starbucks (Where The Starbucks Used To Be)
    Music video by John Wesley Harding performing There's A Starbucks (Where The Starbucks Used To Be). Yep Roc Records
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45 hours ago

2018-2019 Season

Performed at The Drake Theater,  302 South Hicks Street

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Performed at Christ Church Neighborhood House, 20 N. American Street

    2018-2019 Season | Theatre Exile
    Ana is a Korean American who travels to Seoul in 1975 to retrieve her recently deceased father's ashes. Luke is a young American soldier fighting in the jungles of Myanmar in 1944. Number Four is the name of a Korean comfort woman camping out on a bridge in Seoul in 1950, waiting for the return of the young American soldier who fathered her daughter.
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46 hours ago

Tacos in Philly: The Ultimate Guide

Choose from a range of taco options here, from straightforward favorites like tilapia and shrimp to chicken bacon ranch. There’s even a Tex Mex section of the taco menu, serving up fillings in flour tortillas with gringo-friendly toppings like guac, lettuce, and cheese. 1225 Fitzwater Street

This light-filled upstairs joint from Oyster House owner Sam Mink puts a contemporary polish on favorite Mexican dishes. To go all out, try the tasting menu, which comes with three tacos, salsas, ceviche, empanadas, and tres leches cake, all for $35. 1516 Sansom Street

...a chipotle cabbage slaw — which flies in the face of tradition in a delicious way. 120 South 15th Street

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Our 2017 Best of Philly winner is the only spot in the city serving up tacos de canasta — tacos that are pre-assembled in a basket, often with a layer of onion and sprinkling of chili oil in between — and allowed to steam, then served with salsas. 1030 South 8th Street

This just-south-of-Washington spot serves up some of the Philly restaurant industry’s favorite tacos. No wonder — they’re perfect for a late-night pit stop, with service till 4 a.m. 1104 South 9th Street

Yes, the place has a dedicated following based on the authentic mole and enchiladas (generally covered in mole). But if you’re looking for tacos, this simple beef-and-cheese option is kind of like a Mexican cheesesteak. 1144 South 9th Street

Simple, classic and exactly what you want in a neighborhood taqueria. Plus, it’s a South Philly Mexican BYOB with occasional wandering mariachis, so how can you beat that? 908 Washington Avenue

There’s always a line at this truck, which posts up near 10th Street and Washington Avenue. Be sure to ask for your taco classic style for the traditional toppings of cilantro...

...unless the Americanized option with sour cream, cheese, lettuce, and tomato is more your thing). 1000 Washington Avenue

La Virgen’s slate of masa-based delicacies is expansive, with sopas, huaraches, tlacoyos, and more on the menu. But the fried tacos are our favorite. And they will be yours, too. 1839 South 8th Street

Yes, they do some very authentic Mexican food (a long list of tacos included). But the cool thing about Tamalex is that it also offers Honduran food, and a couple different versions of chilaquiles on their breakfast menu. 1163 South 7th Street

Typically, we’d avoid recommending the American-style tacos rancheros section of the menu, with its sour cream and cheese toppings, but their huitlacoche taco — a prized fungus that sometimes grows on ears of corn — is too good to pass up. 951 Wolf Street

This is a two-person operation — just Raquel and Roman. But the two of them manage to supply everyone who comes with guisados del dia (stews of the day, a rarity in Philly). For a slight upcharge, they’ll make your tortillas fresh. 1629 South 7th Street

Simple and straightforward street-style tacos on a menu already full of sopes, huaraches and excellent spicy shrimp burritos. 1138 South 13th Street

This Pistola’s brings its tweaked taco recipes to South Philly. Try the catfish po’boy taco served with crispy white cabbage, pico de gallo, chipotle aioli and cilantro, for a taste of Mexico via New Orleans. 1934 East Passyunk Avenue

When you’re west of Broad and craving tacos, this is the spot for classic tacos and variations like tacos gringas and tacos del sol — flour tortillas stuffed with melted cheese over slices of skirt steak. 1801 South Chadwick Street

This place does great empanadas and big plates of nachos, but in terms of tacos, they’ve got a big list the covers everything from vegan beef to goat. 1651 East Passyunk Avenue

The first floor of this Garces mainstay has recently been remade as a taqueria, offering tacos in nine different varieties, from the traditional to the Americanized (like the Gringo, which is just plain old ground beef). 3945 Chestnut Street

Each tortilla-swaddled stack of rich, shredded duck meat gets topped with a perfectly poppable (and Instagrammable) fried egg. 2013 Chestnut Street

Score a trio of Revolution’s uniquely flavored tacos at their brick and mortar spot near 20th and Walnut Streets or follow them on Twitter to find out where their truck is popping up across the city. 2015 Walnut Street

Come here any day for the awesome (and filling) chorizo and potato tacos. But the best possible use of Twitter in Philly remains following @locopeztacos to find out when the dollar taco nights are on. 2401 East Norris Street

The star of this glorified Fishtown taco stand’s menu is the fried octopus taco, topped with tomato jam, chimichurri sauce, and queso fresco. But everything else on the menu is almost as good, just as messy and just as ideal for last-call taco bingeing. 1431 Frankford Avenue

This spot on North 2nd Street serves up flavorful tacos for sure (particularly the shredded chicken), but the stellar ingredient here is definitely the salsa. 1356 North 2nd Street

This northern outpost of the Cantina Los Cabalitos family has more than a hundred kinds of tequila behind the bar, Mexican poutine on the menu, a kale caesar (if that’s your jam) and a whole taqueria portion of their menu offering tacos, bowls and burritos. 931 North 2nd Street

With five kinds of breakfast tacos and a list of regular tacos as long as your arm, this is THE place to check out when you’re looking for a taco in Fishtown. And maybe the only place if you’re looking for tacos de cabeza. 1301 North 5th Street

...Even better, their fish is sustainably sourced according to Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch guidelines. 1901 Callowhill Street

The tilapia in La Calaca’s fish tacos get their crisp thanks to a plantain crust and a hop in the fryer. Then they’re topped with cabbage, avocado and a lemon vinaigrette. 2321 Fairmount Avenue

...relative rarities like lengua, tripe, birria, cecina and suadera (shredded, salted and steamed beef, respectively). 2600 Federal Street, Camden

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May 30-          Congressional candidate Madeleine Dean is hosted Breakfast at Union League, 140 S. Broad St., Lincoln Rm., 10-11:30 a.m. Hosts Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy III and Judith...

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May 31-          State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown hosts Senior Fair at W. Phila. Sr. Community Ctr., 1016 N. 41st St., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Entertainment, food & fun. For info: (215) 879-6615.

Jun. 8-            OIC of America celebrates Reentry Month & SOAR Anniversary at Sullivan Human Services Ctr., 1415 N. Broad St., 12-3 p.m. Job & resource fair. Guests include Rev. Dr. Wilson Goode, Council President...

Jun. 9-             Councilman Derek Green hosts Jazz Night at Craig & Jennifer Alleyne, 806 Westview St., 5-7 p.m. Tickets $50, Friends $100, Supporters $250, Sponsors $1,000.Payable to...

Jun. 12-          Councilman Mark Squilla hosts Reception at Tango Restaurant Karaoke Lounge, 1021 Arch St., 6:30-8:30 p.m. Platinum $3,000, Gold $2,500, Silver $1,500, General Admission $100. Payable to “Squilla for Council,” P.O. Box 37332, Phila., PA 19148. RSVP: reprocenterllc@gmail.com.

Jun. 14-          State Sen. Sharif Street hosts Summer Cocktail Reception at Cuba Libre, 10 S. 2nd St., VIP 5:30-6:30 p.m., Young Professionals 6:30-7:30 p.m...

Jun. 15-          State Rep. Stephen Kinsey hosts Senior Fair at York Ho., 5325 Old York Rd., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Health screenings, chair massages, giveaways, prizes & lunch. Free. For info: (215) 849-6592.

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    May 30- Congressional candidate Madeleine Dean is hosted Breakfast at Union League, 140 S. Broad St., Lincoln Rm., 10-11:30 a.m. Hosts Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy III and Judith M. von Seldeneck. Dean's List $2,700, Hosts $1,000, Supporters $500, Guests $250. RSVP: Melanie Rose melanie@mad4pa.com or (215) 378-1898. May 31- State Rep.
    http://www.phillyrecord.com

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CCD Sips kicks off June 6! Be sure to follow the new and official Sips account on Instagram

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The Library of Congress just announced that t...

The Library of Congress just announced that their papers of Benjamin Franklin are now online. The collection includes copies of the First Continental Congress Petition to King George III, drafts of the Treaty of Paris, diplomatic correspondence, notes on electricity, drawings of bifocals, and more! You can learn more here: https://www.loc.gov/item/prn-18-044/?loclr=eanotw-new

    Papers of Benjamin Franklin Now Online
    The papers of American scientist, statesman and diplomat Benjamin Franklin have been digitized and are now available online for the first time from the Library of Congress. The Library announced the digitization today in remembrance of the anniversary of Franklin's death on April 17, 1790.The Franklin papers consist of approximately 8,000 items mostly dating from the 1770s and 1780s.
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Rittenhouse Farmers' Market shared Plowshare ...

Hope everybody enjoys strawberry season at the local farmers markets.

    Plowshare Farms
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TONIGHT: Kick off the holiday weekend with ou...

TONIGHT: Kick off the holiday weekend with our first beer garden of the season! We recommend grabbing your ticket now, and there should be some walk-ins available too (watch this space): https://muttr.org/beergardenmay2018

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Solo: A Star Wars Story spans six years, whic...

Solo: A Star Wars Story spans six years, which makes it the longest time frame of any Star Wars movie. #FunFact Lucky for us, the Prince Theater screens the movie from now until next Thursday, May 31st. Tickets NOW available: http://filmadelphia.org/events/solo-star-wars/

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