5 min 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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41 min ago

As part of “Terracotta Warriors of The First ...

As part of “Terracotta Warriors of The First Emperor,” on view through March 4, 2018, The Franklin Institute has developed a special Augmented Reality experience for the exhibition. http://bit.ly/2xdSuKy Download our Terracotta Warriors AR app today for iPhone or Android to experience this wonder of archaeology in a whole new way: http://bit.ly/tcwar

    A better life through augmented reality? Really!
    What do the Franklin Institute, Ikea North America Services, QVC, and the Fringe Fest have in common? They're betting on augmented reality - a commingling of the real world we live in with computer-generated imagery that makes the scene better (or weirder) for consumers.
    http://www.philly.com

55 min 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.
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2 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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3 hours ago

The first American to travel into space, Alan...

The first American to travel into space, Alan Shepard, was born on this day in 1923. Shepard’s first voyage outside of the Earth’s atmosphere in 1961, in the capsule Freedom 7, lasted just over 15 minutes. Shepard would return to space in 1971 as part of the Apollo 14 mission to the moon. https://go.nasa.gov/2jzZFaC IMAGE: Alan Shepard | 1963 | NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

    The Franklin Institute
    The first American to travel into space, Alan Shepard, was born on this day in 1923. Shepard's first voyage outside of the Earth's atmosphere in 1961, in the capsule Freedom 7, lasted just over 15...
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5 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.
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6 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...
    https://www.facebook.com

6 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

6 hours ago

Louis Daguerre, who was born on this day in 1...

Louis Daguerre, who was born on this day in 1787, developed the photographic process known as daguerreotype photography. At the time, in the 1830s, Daguerre’s system could create a photograph after a low exposure time of just twenty minutes. http://bit.ly/1NpUnTT IMAGE: William G. Mason (American) | [North side of Chestnut Street, between Second Street and Third Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania] | between 1842 and 1845 | The Library of Congress, Washington, DC

    The Franklin Institute
    Louis Daguerre, who was born on this day in 1787, developed the photographic process known as daguerreotype photography. At the time, in the 1830s, Daguerre's system could create a photograph after a...
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7 hours ago

8 over-the-top Thanksgiving lunches in Philly

132 S. 17th St.; 200 E. Girard Ave.

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524 S. 4th St.

116 S. 11th St.

132 S. 17th St.; 200 E. Girard Ave.

2401 Walnut St.

1528 Packer Ave.

702 N. 2nd St.

    8 over-the-top Thanksgiving lunches in Philly
    The nation's biggest feasting holiday is almost here, but if you can't wait to get your fix, you don't have to settle for the same old Wawa Gobbler. We already told you about the absurdly layered creation at Jake's Sandwich Board - the famous Turducken there was even recently featured on ABC's The Chew - but several other Philly restaurants and shops also have you covered.
    https://billypenn.com

7 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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14 hours ago

  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION IF NEW DUCTWORK, REGISTERS/GRILLES/DIFFUSERS, AND WARM-AIR APPLIANCES AS PER ATTACHED STANDARDS. DEVIATIONS FROM THESE STANDARDS REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION AND SITE PLANS.

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    - FOR THE INSTALLATION IF NEW DUCTWORK, REGISTERS/GRILLES/DIFFUSERS, AND WARM-AIR APPLIANCES AS PER ATTACHED STANDARDS. DEVIATIONS FROM THESE STANDARDS REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION AND SITE PLANS.

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    RELOCATE 12 EXISTING SPRINKLER HEADS (MIXED USE)

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    EZ INTERIOR DEMOLITION- FOR THE INTERIOR DEMOLITION OF NON LOAD-BEARING PARTITION WALLS AND CEILINGS AS PER ATTACHED STANDARD. DEVIATIONS FROM THIS STANDARD WILL RESULT IN PERMIT REVOCATION AND REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION PLANS.

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    ALTERATIONS: INTERIOR PLUMBING; 5 STORY BUILDING; RETAIL CLOTHING STORE; BASEMENT, FIRST, MEZZANINE, SECOND AND THIRD FLOOR; 2 NEW BATHROOMS; SANITARY & WATER PIPING TO NEW FIXTURES; 2 WATER CLOSETS, 2 LAVYS, 2 WATER HEATERS; NEW PANTRY SINKS, LAVATORY TRAY PUMP; REPLACE 2 WATER CLOSETS, 2 LAVATORY SINKS - THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004

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20 hours 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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20 hours 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

22 hours 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

23 hours ago

City Hall holiday light show premier

City Hall at 1 S. 15th St. 19102

    City Hall holiday light show premier
    The Deck the Hall Light Show starts tonight at City Hall. Mayor Jim Kenney, the Center City District and other partners will kick off the season for the first showing of the display at the West Market Street facade of City Hall. Can't make it?
    https://billypenn.com

23 hours ago

New research suggests that winemaking may hav...

New research suggests that winemaking may have gotten its start at least eight thousand years ago. http://n.pr/2jqIyba

    Georgian Jars Hold 8,000-Year-Old Winemaking Clues
    Anthropologist Patrick McGovern, at the University of Pennsylvania, has been pursuing the origins of wine for many years, and that search took him to the mountainous areas east of the Black Sea, in what is today Georgia, Armenia, and Iran. "Everything pointed to that region as the area to investigate," he says.
    https://www.npr.org

24 hours 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/

24 hours 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

25 hours 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
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26 hours ago

A big guide to Philly’s holiday markets

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

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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

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.

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

26 hours ago

Cret Exhibition Captures Vibrations Of The City

...completely at home in its industrial, somewhat rag-tag setting. The Integrity Trust building at 16th and Walnut also captures Cret’s underappreciated weirdness—you might know it as the “building with the...

    Cret Exhibition Captures Vibrations Of The City
    Editor's note: Architectural drawing is a dying art. Before the digital revolution gave birth to drafting software, renderings of buildings, bridges, barrel vaults, and bell towers were meticulously illustrated by hand. And although most of the technical work done for architectural and engineering firms in the past left no room for emotion or expression, a human touch, and a physical object, remained.
    https://hiddencityphila.org

26 hours ago

Freebie Friday: Pizza, bubbly, magazines and workouts

...Marathon this weekend, Square 1682 wants to help you celebrate. The restaurant, located on the 100 block of South 17th Street in Center City, is offering all marathon runners a free glass of celebratory champagne on...

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SliCE pizza, located on the 400 block of East Girard Avenue in the heart of Fishtown, is marking its first anniversary by serving up free slices...

    Freebie Friday: Pizza, bubbly, magazines and workouts
    It's the weekend before Thanksgiving and we are thankful for these items that are 100% off! If you're running in the Philadelphia Marathon this weekend, Square 1682 wants to help you celebrate. The restaurant, located on the 100 block of South 17th Street in Center City, is offering all marathon runners a free glass of celebratory champagne on either Saturday and Sunday after their races.
    http://6abc.com

26 hours 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
    https://www.facebook.com

26 hours 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

27 hours ago

“Fools make feasts and wise men eat them.” -B...

“Fools make feasts and wise men eat them.” -Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard’s Almanack, 1745. http://bit.ly/1Z1Wq64 #FranklinFriday IMAGE: Jean Honoré Fragonard (French, 1732-1806) | Benjamin Franklin | c. 1778 | The Art Institute of Chicago

    The Franklin Institute
    "Fools make feasts and wise men eat them." -Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard's Almanack, 1745. http://bit.ly/1Z1Wq64 #FranklinFriday IMAGE: Jean Honoré Fragonard (French, 1732-1806) | Benjamin...
    https://www.facebook.com

27 hours 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

29 hours 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

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