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“If you wou'd not be forgotten As soon as you...

“If you wou'd not be forgotten As soon as you are dead and rotten, Either write things worth reading, Or do things worth the writing.” -Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard’s Almanack, 1738 http://bit.ly/2tTiFkq #FranklinFriday IMAGE: James Earle Fraser (American, 1876-1953) | Benjamin Franklin Memorial | 1938 | The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia

    The Franklin Institute
    "If you wou'd not be forgotten As soon as you are dead and rotten, Either write things worth reading, Or do things worth the writing." -Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard's Almanack, 1738...
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6 hours ago

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    FOR STRUCTURAL REPAIRS TO INSTALL AND WELD STEEL TO EXISTING BAR JOIST AS PER PLANS AND ENGINERS'S REPORT.

    1709-17 CHESTNUT ST Issued June 18, 2018 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    RENOVATION OF CORRIDOR AND BATHROOMS INCLUDING,RECEPTACLES,LIGHT FIXTURES,CONTROLS PER 2008 NEC (OFFICE SPACE)INSTALL FIRE ALARM PER NFPA 72

    1735 MARKET ST Issued June 19, 2018 Comment
  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    RELOCATE 51 EXISTING SPRINKLER HEADS (COMMERCIAL)

    1600-22 MARKET ST Issued June 19, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    FOR INTERIOR ALTERATIONS ON THE 9TH FLOOR OF AN EXISTING STRUCTURE TO INCLUDE NEW INTERIOR PARTITIONS AND INTERIOR FINISHES, AS PER APPROVED PLANS.

    1801-21 MARKET ST Issued June 19, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    LEVEL II INTERIOR ALTERATIONS (NO CHANGE IN OCCUPANCY) TO FIT-OUT OFFICE SPACE ON THE 17TH FLOOR OF AN EXISTING HIGH-RISE OFFICE BUILDING AS PER APPROVED PLANS. EXISTING BUILDING FULLY SPRINKLERED. ** SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR ANY MEP OR FIRE SUPPRESSION WORK **

    1600-22 MARKET ST Issued June 19, 2018 Comment
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Andy 1999 posted 3 photos to Flickr:

11 hours ago

The Franklin Institute was live.

After gracing the skies above Philadelphia for just about 15 hours today, the Sun is now setting over the city of Philadelphia. We are providing a live look at the end of this longest span of daylight this year which began at 5:32 am and will come to a close at 8:32 pm. http://bit.ly/2ynBymy

    The Franklin Institute
    After gracing the skies above Philadelphia for just about 15 hours today, the Sun is now setting over the city of Philadelphia. We are providing a live look at the end of this longest span of...
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13 hours ago

Score Free Admission To 17 Philly Museums During July 4th Week, June 28-July 4

Where:Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 118-128 N. Broad Street

Where:One Liberty Observation Deck, 1650 Market Street #5700

This article has 12 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Where:National Constitution Center, 525 Arch Street

Where:Penn Museum, 3260 South Street

Where:Eastern State Penitentiary, 2027 Fairmount Avenue

Where:First Bank of the United States, 116 S. 3rd Street

Where:Philadelphia History Museum, 15 S. 7th Street

Where:Rare Book Department at the Free Library of Philadelphia - Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street

Where:The Rosenbach, 2008 Delancey Place

Where:Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Where:The African American Museum in Philadelphia, 701 Arch Street

Where:The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 19 S. 22nd Street

Where:Rodin Museum, 2151 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Where:National Liberty Museum, 321 Chestnut Street

    Score Free Admission To 17 Philly Museums During July 4th Week, June 28-July 4
    National Constitution Center | Photo by M. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia Visit incredible cultural institutions for an unbeatable price during Wawa Welcome America... Philadelphia doesn't mess around when it comes to celebrating the Fourth of July, as the whole week leading up to Independence Day is packed with block parties, fireworks, live music and the chance to check out some of our best museums and attractions on the cheap.
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14 hours ago

In 1998, Koko, a gorilla that had been taught...

In 1998, Koko, a gorilla that had been taught to communicate through sign language, took to the internet in an online chatroom. This was first (and only) “inter-species” online chat ever conducted, and the results were: surprising. The Franklin Institute’s Chief Digital Officer Susan Poulton facilitated the event and tells her story, and, in memory of the extraordinary ape, provided the rare transcript for us to share. http://bit.ly/2KdxiuH Koko, who was born in 1971 and lived to be 46, passed away this week. http://bit.ly/2KdxiuH

    When Koko the Gorilla Chatted Online
    I woke up this morning and learned that Koko the gorilla had passed away peacefully in her sleep last night at the age of 46. Twenty years ago, I had the honor of producing the first ever inter-species online "live chat" with Koko and her caregiver Dr. Penny Patterson, part of a series of internet firsts we achieved at AOL (America Online).
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15 hours ago

ASAP/After School Activities Partnerships is ...

Today, we are so happy to report that you all have responded so generously to our call to action-- keeping youth safe and engaged year-round! With the support and encouragement from friends like you, we have raised $14,930 as part of our efforts to serve youth in communities with the greatest needs! But there is still time to reach our goal! We only have $5,070 left to raise before June 30th! Are you ready to join our fight: https://mailchi.mp/779f43c2584e/asap-summer-no-vacation-for-education?e=[UNIQID] . www.phillyasap.org/donate #phillyASAP #ASAPChess👑 #ASAPdebate🗣️ #ASAPDrama🎭 #ASAPScrabble🔠 #afterschool #afterschoolworks

    ASAP Summer: No vacation for education!
    As the school year came to an end last week, ASAP shared the risks youth in Philadelphia face of experiencing summer learning loss. To combat the effects of summer learning loss, ASAP has set a goal of $20,000 to support summer learning opportunities such as the All-Girls Chess Camp and the Summer Debate Academy.
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16 hours ago

“Formerly puzzling telescope observations abo...

“Formerly puzzling telescope observations about real galaxies that raised questions about the standard dark matter hypothesis are being explained in the state-of-the-art facsimiles.” http://bit.ly/2JXfXCX

    The Universe Is Not a Simulation, but We Can Now Simulate It
    In the early 2000s, a small community of coder-cosmologists set out to simulate the 14-billion-year history of the universe on a supercomputer. They aimed to create a proxy of the cosmos, a Cliffs Notes version in computer code that could run in months instead of giga-years, to serve as a laboratory for studying the real universe.
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17 hours ago

John Jarboe is ready to play pretend on the W...

John Jarboe is ready to play pretend on the Wilma's main stage. 'You Can Never Go Down the Drain' is now running through July 1: https://goo.gl/So65DV

    The Wilma Theater
    John Jarboe is ready to play pretend on the Wilma's main stage. 'You Can Never Go Down the Drain' is now running through July 1: https://goo.gl/So65DV
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18 hours ago

Dilworth Park added 12 new photos — at Dilwor...

Activate your brand at Dilworth Park in Philadelphia! Imagine your product launch, sponsor tour, branded event at the center of Center City, adjacent to historic City Hall where approximately 35,000 visitors pass through each day. For more information on how to activate your brand email rentals@centercityphila.org or call 215-440-5507. Photo credit Mario Oliveto Photography

    Dilworth Park
    Dilworth Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 18,136 likes · 2,187 talking about this · 52,099 were here. Dilworth Park on the west side of City Hall is the...
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19 hours 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.
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19 hours ago

Make Music Philly was live — attending an eve...

1 S 15th St

    Make Music Philly
    Make Music Philly was live - attending Live at Lunch: Matt Davis at Dilworth Park.
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19 hours 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.
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20 hours 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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20 hours ago

This Is Philly is at Dilworth Park.

Happy First Day of Summer, Philly!

    This Is Philly
    Happy First Day of Summer, Philly!
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20 hours 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.
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20 hours ago

3 new restaurants to check out in Rittenhouse

37 S. 19th St.

115 S. 18th St.

1804 Chestnut St.

    3 new restaurants to check out in Rittenhouse
    Interested in discovering the newest restaurants to open in Rittenhouse? From fast-casual Korean fare to fresh Mediterranean cuisine, read on for a rundown of the newest spots to debut in this area of Philadelphia. Photo: koreana/Yelp Rittenhouse's Koreana is a fast-casual Korean fusion spot specializing in traditional bibimbap and in-house lunch specials.
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21 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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22 hours ago

Happy summer! 15 ways to celebrate the solstice in Philly

Where: Corner of Race and Mole streets at 100 block of N. Mole St.

Where: Corner of Race and Mole streets at 100 block of N. Mole St.

Where: a.bar at 1737 Walnut St.

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Where: American Sardine Bar at 1800 Federal St.

Where: Parkway Central Library - 4th Floor Rooftop Terrace at 1901 Vine St.

Where: The Schmidt's Commons at 1001 N. 2nd St.

Where: Healing Arts Studio at 15 W. Highland Ave.

Where: Awbury Arboretum at the Francis Cope House at 1 Awbury Rd.

Where: Roots Philly Yoga at 466 N. 10th St.

Where: American Swedish Historical Museum at 1900 Pattison Ave.

Where: Private residence in Northern Liberties at 833 N. 5th St.

Where: John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum at 8601 Lindbergh Blvd.

Where: Philadelphia Zoo at 3400 W. Girard Ave.

    Happy summer! 15 ways to celebrate the solstice in Philly
    This year, the summer solstice falls on Thursday, June 21, and Philly is ready to celebrate. There are peak sunshine festivities on the longest day of the year and throughout the weekend. The city is marking the cosmic event with music performances, glow in the dark meditation, maypole dancing, Reiki sessions, boozy snowcones, festivals, workshops and pop-up dinners.
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22 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).
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23 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

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