45 min ago

The Print Center added 3 new photos.

IMPRESSED: The Print Center Benefit Auction includes these works by Alexis Nutini, Qiaoyi Shi and Martha Zelt | Place your Bid Today – visit our website for details! Tickets Available Now for Saturday, December 2nd. Alexis Nutini, Weaving Scribble, Eight-color reduction woodcut with monotype stencil, 2017 | Starting Bid: $600 | Value: $1,000 Qiaoyi Shi, Sausage Party II, Photolithograph, 2016 | Starting Bid: $165 | Value: $275 Martha Zelt, Expressway, Screenprint, 1969 | Starting Bid: $150 | Value: $250 http://printcenter.org/100/auction/

    The Print Center
    The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA. 5,394 likes · 42 talking about this · 444 were here. The Print Center encourages the growth and understanding of photography and printmaking as vital contemporary...
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1 hour ago

Happy Thanksgiving from SRDC! We're thankful ...

Happy Thanksgiving from SRDC! We're thankful for sunsets like these.

    Schuylkill Banks
    Happy Thanksgiving from SRDC! We're thankful for sunsets like these.
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2 hours ago

Happy Thanksgiving from The Franklin Institut...

Happy Thanksgiving from The Franklin Institute. A popular myth about Benjamin Franklin is that he wanted the turkey to be national bird instead of the eagle because “eagles have been found in all Countries, but the Turkey was peculiar to ours." There is no evidence that Franklin fought for the turkey to be the national bird but he did write a letter to his daughter in 1784 expressing why the turkey is “true original native of America.” Learn more: http://bit.ly/1MRjtZM IMAGE: Leopold Joseph Fitzinger (German, 1802-1884) | Meleagris gallopavo (Wild Turkey) from ‘Bilder-atlas zur Wissenschaftlich-populären Naturgeschichte der Vögel in ihren sämmtlichen Hauptformen.’ | 1864 | Smithsonian Libraries, Washington, D.C.

    The Franklin Institute
    Happy Thanksgiving from The Franklin Institute. A popular myth about Benjamin Franklin is that he wanted the turkey to be national bird instead of the eagle because "eagles have been found in all...
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4 hours ago

Happy Thanksgiving! We're thankful to everyon...

Happy Thanksgiving! We're thankful to everyone who has helped make the Rail Park a reality. #tbt to last month when we partnered with 100 volunteers from @timberland to install 25,000 sq ft of landscaping on the #RailPark! #GivingTuesday http://fundtherailpark.org

    Center City District
    Happy Thanksgiving! We're thankful to everyone who has helped make the Rail Park a reality. #tbt to last month when we partnered with 100 volunteers from @timberland to install 25,000 sq ft of...
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4 hours ago

IMPRESSED: The Print Center Benefit Auction i...

IMPRESSED: The Print Center Benefit Auction includes this work by Keliy Anderson-Staley | Place your Bid Today – visit our website for details! Tickets Available Now for Saturday, December 2nd. Keliy Anderson-Staley, Album: 10:55 pm March 12, 2015 from the Found, Unfound Series, Tintype, 2015 Starting Bid: $1,680 | Value: $2,800 http://printcenter.org/100/auction/

    The Print Center
    IMPRESSED: The Print Center Benefit Auction includes this work by Keliy Anderson-Staley | Place your Bid Today - visit our website for details! Tickets Available Now for Saturday, December 2nd....
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5 hours ago

PLEASE NOTE: The Print Center will be closed ...

PLEASE NOTE: The Print Center will be closed for Thanksgiving: Thursday, November 23 through Monday, November 27 Happy Thanksgiving from your friends at The Print Center!

    The Print Center
    The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA. 5,394 likes · 42 talking about this · 444 were here. The Print Center encourages the growth and understanding of photography and printmaking as vital contemporary...
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5 hours ago

Curious about the science that lifts parade b...

Curious about the science that lifts parade balloons up into the air? Getting Kermit The Frog airborne is a little more complicated than you might think. http://bit.ly/2jKsb9I

    The Physics of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloons
    Have you ever seen a child with a balloon? It's fun to watch. Kids pay attention to the world around them: They know that when you let go of something, it falls. Balloons don't follow these rules, and it's that exception that makes balloons so fascinating. But what about adults?
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    FURNISH AND INSTALL 89 CAT6 PLENUM CABLE FOR VOICE AND DATA (OFFICE SPACE)

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    LEVEL II INTERIOR ALTERATIONS (NO CHANGE OF OCCUPANCY) TO EXISTING OFFICE SPACE ON THE FOURTEENTH FLOOR OF AN EXISTING HIGH RISE BUILDING AS PER APPROVED PLANS. EXISTING BUILDING FULLY SPRINKLERED. **SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR ANY MEP OR FIRE SUPPRESSION WORK**

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    INSTALL SANITARY, VENT AND DOMESTIC WATER PIPING TO NEW PANTRY LOCATION

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    USE AS TAKE OUT RESTARAUNT ON THE GROUND FLOOR OF AN EXISTING BUILDING (SPACE 102A) WITH OTHER PREVIOUSLY APPROVED COMMERCIAL USES. (NO SIGN ON THIS PERMIT)

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    REPAIR AND POINT CHIMNEY 100%. MORTAR MIX TO BE 6 PARTS SAND, 2 PARTS LIME, 1 PART PORTLAND CEMENET. REPAIR STUCCO AT WINDOW HEAD AND COURTYARD. AS PER HISTORIC COMMISSION APPROVAL

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11 hours ago

Raindear60 posted 5 photos to Flickr:
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17 hours ago

Just in time for the holiday comes a healthy ...

Just in time for the holiday comes a healthy helping of #CPPCuriosities, CPP Education's blog on interesting stories of medical history. This post is on the history of syphilis and historic treatments for syphilis- including injecting patients with #malaria http://ow.ly/vsXD30gKUOK

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    Just in time for the holiday comes a healthy helping of #CPPCuriosities, CPP Education's blog on interesting stories of medical history. This post is on the history of syphilis and historic...
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19 hours ago

The Print Center added 3 new photos.

IMPRESSED: The Print Center Benefit Auction includes these works by Susan Abrams, Cynthia Back and Charles Oglesby Longabaugh | Place your Bid Today – visit our website for Susan Abrams, River Fog, 2009, Platinum/palladium print on paper handmade by the artist | Starting Bid: $570 | Value: $950 Cynthia Back, In Norwegian Woods 6, 2016, Two-plate reduction woodcut | Starting Bid: $300 | Value: $500 Charles Oglesby Longabaugh, Louisiana Landscape, Drypoint | Starting Bid: $240 | Value: $400 http://printcenter.org/100/auction/

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    The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA. 5,395 likes · 47 talking about this · 444 were here. The Print Center encourages the growth and understanding of photography and printmaking as vital contemporary...
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20 hours ago

Looking for a great end-of-the-year team buil...

Looking for a great end-of-the-year team building activity for you and your coworkers? Check out Escape Rooms at The Franklin Institute. http://bit.ly/2qo9nOY

    Escape Room Teambuilding Options
    It only takes 60 minutes to break down barriers and bring your team together. Escape Rooms at The Franklin Institute are the perfect solution to your organization's teambuilding goals. In just 60 minutes, our fun, interactive, inclusive Escape Rooms break down communication barriers, release inhibitions, spark critical and innovative thinking, and increase productivity in teams of all backgrounds.
    https://www.fi.edu

22 hours ago

William Way LGBT Community Center added an ev...

Our annual Thanksgiving potluck starts at 1 pm. There's always room at the table on the holidays. Call 215-732-2220 to tell us you're coming.

    Thanksgiving Potluck
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22 hours ago

Stop by the Mütter for our first ever Museum ...

Stop by the Mütter for our first ever Museum Store Sunday on Nov 26! Every in-store purchase gives you a chance to win one of our five awesome raffle prizes: 3 gift baskets, a jumbo version of our string doll Bones, and a signed first-edition copy of Dr. Mütter's Marvels. Keep an eye on our Facebook this weekend for more information! #museumstoresunday #shopmuseumstores #patronofculture

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    Stop by the Mütter for our first ever Museum Store Sunday on Nov 26! Every in-store purchase gives you a chance to win one of our five awesome raffle prizes: 3 gift baskets, a jumbo version of our...
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23 hours ago

The Rosenbach will close at 5pm today (Wednes...

The Rosenbach will close at 5pm today (Wednesday), and we will be closed on Thursday in observance of Thanksgiving. Regular hours resume Friday, November 24.

    The Rosenbach
    The Rosenbach will close at 5pm today (Wednesday), and we will be closed on Thursday in observance of Thanksgiving. Regular hours resume Friday, November 24.
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23 hours ago

Happy Thanksgiving! To be honest, we're alrea...

Happy Thanksgiving! To be honest, we're already thinking about the winter holidays. . . and A CHRISTMAS CAROL. Check out our upcoming Charles Dickens-inspired events, and get ready to party like the Spirit of Christmas Present.

    Merry Dickens!
    'Tis the season for some Dickens-and at the Rosenbach, we have several programs that highlight our collection of Charles Dickens books and more. On November 30, our A Christmas Carol Course begins and runs for two consecutive Thursdays (Nov 30 and Dec 7).
    https://rosenbach.org

24 hours ago

Meet a member of the CultureWorks Community, ...

Meet a member of the CultureWorks Community, We Are the Seeds! They are dedicated to educating the world about art and culture as it relates to understanding Indigenous people, the history of the United States On December 6 We Are the Seeds is hosting Holiday Soirée with Zachariah Julian. Enjoy a beautiful night of of music, art, food, and drinks at Jerry's Bar in Northern Liberties. Tickets are free but must be reserved by December 1. http://www.wearetheseeds.org/

    CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia
    Meet a member of the CultureWorks Community, We Are the Seeds! They are dedicated to educating the world about art and culture as it relates to understanding Indigenous people, the history of the...
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24 hours ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market shared The Raw Sp...

There is a farmers market this Saturday and The Raw Spa will be there with this terrific deal to celebrate Small Business Saturday.

    The Raw Spa
    Wondering how to score some serious holiday discounts from The Raw Spa? Come check us out at the #RittenhouseSquare Farmers Market THIS #SATURDAY to celebrate #SmallBusinessSaturday, and get $5.00...
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24 hours ago

In Philadelphia this weekend? Join us at The...

In Philadelphia this weekend? Join us at The Franklin Institute for a variety of special programs and activities in addition to our special exhibition, “Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor,” which is open through March 4, 2018. http://bit.ly/fi-tcw

    China's Terracotta Army is coming to Philadelphia
    This fall, Philadelphia 's Franklin Institute Science Museum will be the only East Coast US venue to host Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor, showcasing ten life-sized clay figures from China's legendary Terracotta Army, in addition to over 170 other ancient artefacts.
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26 hours ago

Giving Tuesday has us on pins and needles - s...

Giving Tuesday has us on pins and needles - so we're starting early this year! We are including this limited edition Mütter-themed enamel pin set with the next 100 Individual or Family membership purchases, renewals, or gifts of membership! This three-piece set includes the megacolon, Michelle the Choking Doll, and a 19th century syringe.

    Stick with us this Giving Tuesday!
    Did you know that becoming a Mütter Member is a great way to support The College of Physicians of Philadelphia?
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27 hours ago

Happy birthday to astronaut Guion Bluford, wh...

Happy birthday to astronaut Guion Bluford, who was born on this day in Philadelphia in 1942. Bluford, seen here with our own chief astronomer Derrick Pitts, became the first African American in space as a mission specialist aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger in 1983. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2fhzmhF

    The Franklin Institute
    Happy birthday to astronaut Guion Bluford, who was born on this day in Philadelphia in 1942. Bluford, seen here with our own chief astronomer Derrick Pitts, became the first African American in space...
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28 hours ago

IMPRESSED: The Print Center Benefit Auction i...

IMPRESSED: The Print Center Benefit Auction includes this work by James B. Abbott | Place your Bid Today – visit our website for details! Tickets Available Now for Saturday, December 2nd James B. Abbott, Smoke, Flag and Façade, Philadelphia, 2016, Archival inkjet print Starting Bid: $480 | Value: $800 http://printcenter.org/100/auction/

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    IMPRESSED: The Print Center Benefit Auction includes this work by James B. Abbott | Place your Bid Today - visit our website for details! Tickets Available Now for Saturday, December 2nd James B....
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31 hours ago

After weekend flash mob, two Philly teens charged

The 69-year-old East Falls resident was dining with her brother and sister-in-law at the Continental Mid-town at 1801 Chestnut St. when a large contingent of teenage girls materialized and started banging on the restaurant’s plate-glass windows, she said.

Such was the case with a pair of teens arrested Saturday night after more than 100 youths converged in the 1700 block of Walnut Street before making their way to 15th and Market. Police said at least three people were assaulted and a robbery occurred.

Such was the case with a pair of teens arrested Saturday night after more than 100 youths converged in the 1700 block of Walnut Street before making their way to 15th and Market. Police said at least three people were assaulted and a robbery occurred.

Saturday’s gathering was not started by social media, but took place after a large number of teens left the Coda nightclub at 1712 Walnut St. after attending an anti-smoking event, according to First Deputy Managing Director Brian Abernathy.

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...year-old who allegedly punched and kicked a SEPTA police officer. The girl, from the 4000 block of L Street in Juniata Park, was charged with assault on a police officer, simple assault, resisting arrest...

...officer, simple assault, resisting arrest, and related offenses. A 14-year-old boy from the 5700 block of Filbert Street in West Philadelphia, seen by police allegedly punching someone near 15th and Market, was charged...

NBC10 reported that several teenagers entered Lazaro’s Pizza, in the 1700 block of South Street, later that night. The pizzeria’s owner said two of his delivery men were attacked...

    After weekend flash mob, two Philly teens charged
    It wasn't exactly what Mary Jane Fullam was expecting at dinner Saturday before heading to the Philadelphia Orchestra's performance of Haydn's The Seasons. The 69-year-old East Falls resident was dining with her brother and sister-in-law at the Continental Mid-town at 1801 Chestnut St.
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