5 min ago

Today marks the 35th anniversary of Sally Rid...

Today marks the 35th anniversary of Sally Ride’s mission aboard the Space Shuttle, making her the first American woman in space. As a member of the crew of the Challenger, Ride helped deploy communication satellites by operating the shuttle’s robotic arm and inspired a generation to reach for the stars. http://go.nasa.gov/1rrZn3B IMAGE: STS-7 Shuttle Mission | 1983 | NASA

    The Franklin Institute
    Today marks the 35th anniversary of Sally Ride's mission aboard the Space Shuttle, making her the first American woman in space. As a member of the crew of the Challenger, Ride helped deploy...
    https://www.facebook.com

36 min ago

Center City District shared PhillyVoice's pos...

    PHOTOS: The Rail Park officially opens
    After months, if not years of waiting, Phase One of the Rail Park is officially open to the public. The quarter-mile long park transforms the former elevated train lines of the Reading Viaduct it into a lush public park.
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

37 min ago

Center City District shared Curbed Philly's p...

    Long-awaited Rail Park opens first phase
    The opening of Philadelphia 's long-awaited Rail Park means more than just a public green space. To many, it means residential development, it means commercial growth, and-possibly most importantly-it means a heightened sense of community in Philly's Center City. At least that's the takeaway city officials stressed Thursday morning during the opening of the park's first phase.
    https://philly.curbed.com

38 min ago

Center City District shared Philadelphia Busi...

    Reading Viaduct Rail Park opens - Philadelphia Business Journal
    The first phase of the Reading Viaduct Rail Park opened on Thursday, giving the public access to an elevated quarter mile of trail in north Philadelphia. The long-awaited project combines the efforts of the Friends of the Rail Park, the city of Philadelphia, Center City District and Philadelphia Parks & Recreation.
    https://www.bizjournals.com

1 hour ago

Where are you traveling to this summer? Somet...

Where are you traveling to this summer? Sometimes, you just need a cute travel kit. This antique travel surgery kit was housed in a recycled box, and probably made quite a racket in the doctor’s pocket! #histmed #museumcollection #medicalkit #firstaid #travelkit

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    Where are you traveling to this summer? Sometimes, you just need a cute travel kit. This antique travel surgery kit was housed in a recycled box, and probably made quite a racket in the doctor's...
    https://www.facebook.com

1 hour ago

ASAP/After School Activities Partnerships is ...

ASAP Family & friends- with support from our generous supporters like you, we have raised $12,280 towards our $20,000 goal! THANK YOU for believing in us! ❤️💙💛 . We still have work to do because education doesn't take a vacation! Donate by 6/30/2018 to support summer enrichment programs with #phillyASAP! Together let's prevent #summerslide! . #phillyASAP #afterschool #summer2018 #summerslide #readingiseverywhere #generosity #thankyou #ASAPChess #ASAPDebate #phillygirlschesscamp #summerdebateacademy

    ASAP/After School Activities Partnerships
    ASAP Family & friends- with support from our generous supporters like you, we have raised $12,280 towards our $20,000 goal! THANK YOU for believing in us! ❤️💙💛 . We still have work to do because...
    https://www.facebook.com

10 hours ago

21 hours ago

“If you’ve ever dipped a corner of a paper to...

“If you’ve ever dipped a corner of a paper towel into a liquid and watched the liquid move up through the paper, you’ve seen capillary action.” http://bit.ly/2td2Oye

    Diagnosing Disease with Paper and Thread
    If you've ever dipped a corner of a paper towel into a liquid and watched the liquid move up through the paper, you've seen capillary action. Jayatri Das reveals how this basic phenomenon that we see in our kitchens every day also underlies what could be the next generation of medical diagnostic devices.
    https://www.fi.edu

23 hours ago

#Incredibles2 #FunFact - The Incredibles is t...

#Incredibles2 #FunFact - The Incredibles is the first #Pixar movie to win an #AcademyAward for a category other than Best Animated Picture (Best Sound Editing) The #Incredibles2 is showing at the #PrinceTheater for tickets and showtimes: http://filmadelphia.org/events/incredibles-2/

    INCREDIBLES 2 at the Prince Theater - Tickets Now on Sale!
    BRAD BIRD | USA | 2018 | 126 MIN | PG In INCREDIBLES 2, Helen (voice of Holly Hunter) is called on to lead a campaign to bring Supers back, while Bob(voice of Craig T.
    http://filmadelphia.org

28 hours ago

Be sure to get out next week to the SoLow Fe...

Be sure to get out next week to the SoLow Festival Reserve your tickets today Transient Arts & Runboyrunprod of CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia premier Andrew William Solowfest: Of Maintenance and Men Plays & Players Reserve your tickets runboyrunprodGmail.com PWYC

    Plays & Players
    Be sure to get out next week to the SoLow Festival Reserve your tickets today Transient Arts & Runboyrunprod of CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia premier Andrew William Solowfest: Of Maintenance...
    http://www.facebook.com

29 hours ago

Happy Father’s Day from The Franklin Institut...

Happy Father’s Day from The Franklin Institute! http://bit.ly/2GzEw7u Don’t forget that Dads get a free upgrade to experience “Game Masters: The Exhibition” today, use the code FATHER online, by phone or by mentioning it at our box office. http://bit.ly/2pzkX8D

    The Franklin Institute
    Happy Father's Day from The Franklin Institute! http://bit.ly/2GzEw7u Don't forget that Dads get a free upgrade to experience "Game Masters: The Exhibition" today, use the code FATHER online, by...
    http://www.facebook.com

34 hours ago

  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    EZ PERMIT SPRINKLER RELOCATION (NFPA 13)-TO RELOCATE 50 SPRINKLER HEADS ON THE 2ND AND THIRD FLOORS. FOR THE RELOCATION OF SPRINKLER HEADS AS PER ATTACHED STANDARDS. DEVIATIONS FROM THESE STANDARDS REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION AND SITE PLANS.

    1524-26 CHESTNUT ST Issued June 14, 2018 Comment
  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    EZ PERMIT SPRINKLER RELOCATION (NFPA 13)- RELOCATING 179 SPRINKLER FOR THE RELOCATION OF SPRINKLER HEADS AS PER ATTACHED STANDARDS. DEVIATIONS FROM THESE STANDARDS REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION AND SITE PLANS.

    1650 MARKET ST Issued June 14, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE CURB TRAP AND FAI PA20181633762(SFD)"SELF-CERTIFICATION'S ARE NO LONGER PERMITTED" - "ALL EXCAVATIONS AND PLUMBING TRENCHES IN EXCESS OF 5 FEET IN DEPTH MUST HAVE APPROVED SHORING IN PLACE AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION"

    301 S CHADWICK ST Issued June 14, 2018 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL LIGHT FIXTURES, CONTROLS & POWER DEVICES, EXISTING BRANCH CIRCUITS WILL BE REUSED AS PER NEC 2008 CC DISTRICT AND REPLACE EXISTING FIRE ALARM DEVICES WITH NEW EXISTING WIRING WILL REMAIN AND BE REUSED AS PER NFPA 72

    1601 CHESTNUT ST Issued June 12, 2018 Comment

34 hours ago

34 hours ago

41 hours ago

One of our guests shows off his copy of “Ulys...

One of our guests shows off his copy of “Ulysses” with an illustration of the tower to match our admission sticker. You don’t need to have a copy of the book to enjoy Bloomsday. #Bloomsday2018 #rejoyce #Ulysses

    The Rosenbach
    One of our guests shows off his copy of "Ulysses" with an illustration of the tower to match our admission sticker. You don't need to have a copy of the book to enjoy Bloomsday. #Bloomsday2018...
    https://www.facebook.com

41 hours ago

It's almost time! Get ready for the day's gra...

It's almost time! Get ready for the day's grand finale--actor Drucie McDaniel's reading of Penelope as Molly Bloom. It's a crowd favorite, and the only way to conclude another incredible #Bloomsday here at the Rosenbach!

    The Rosenbach
    It's almost time! Get ready for the day's grand finale--actor Drucie McDaniel's reading of Penelope as Molly Bloom. It's a crowd favorite, and the only way to conclude another incredible #Bloomsday...
    https://www.facebook.com

43 hours ago

Still plenty of time to hop on over to the Ro...

Still plenty of time to hop on over to the Rosenbach for #Bloomsday! You don't want to miss Michael Toner and Mal Whyte and their funny, fabulous rendition of the Ithaca episode in the 6:00 hour!

    The Rosenbach
    Still plenty of time to hop on over to the Rosenbach for #Bloomsday! You don't want to miss Michael Toner and Mal Whyte and their funny, fabulous rendition of the Ithaca episode in the 6:00 hour!
    https://www.facebook.com

43 hours ago

#Incredibles2 #FunFact - We've waited 14 year...

#Incredibles2 #FunFact - We've waited 14 years for the #sequel The Incredibles 2 making it the longest gap a Disney/Pixar film has ever had! The #Incredibles2 is showing at the #PrinceTheater for tickets and showtimes: http://filmadelphia.org/events/incredibles-2/

    INCREDIBLES 2 at the Prince Theater - Tickets Now on Sale!
    BRAD BIRD | USA | 2018 | 126 MIN | PG In INCREDIBLES 2, Helen (voice of Holly Hunter) is called on to lead a campaign to bring Supers back, while Bob(voice of Craig T.
    http://filmadelphia.org

43 hours ago

The Rosenbach was live.


43 hours ago

The Rosenbach is live now.


45 hours ago

“Ice losses totaling 3 trillion tonnes (or mo...

“Ice losses totaling 3 trillion tonnes (or more than 3.3 trillion tons) since 1992 have caused global sea levels to rise by 7.6 mm, nearly one third of an inch.” https://n.pr/2JIKkgi

    Antarctica Has Lost More Than 3 Trillion Tons Of Ice In 25 Years
    Scientists have completed the most exhaustive assessment of changes in Antarctica's ice sheet to date. And they found that it's melting faster than they thought. Ice losses totaling 3 trillion tonnes (or more than 3.3 trillion tons) since 1992 have caused global sea levels to rise by 7.6 mm, nearly one third of an inch, according to a study published in Nature on Wednesday.
    https://www.npr.org

46 hours ago

Plays & Players shared ReVamp Collective's ph...

Closing night already?!?! We'll miss all of the Helens so. Come out and meet someone you thought you already knew before they head back to Sparta or Olympus or . . . Egypt? The Helen Project

    ReVamp Collective
    Do you have a Hermione to your Helen? A Helen to your Leda? Then take advantage of this The Helen Project ticket special for all moms/step-moms/moms-to-be!! HERA SPECIAL: In honor of the goddess of...
    https://www.facebook.com

46 hours ago

The Rosenbach is live now.


46 hours ago

The Rosenbach was live.


47 hours ago

The Rosenbach was live.

    The Rosenbach
    The Rosenbach was live.
    http://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Our musicians have started! We’re about 10 mi...

Our musicians have started! We’re about 10 minutes away from officially beginning #Bloomsday2018 #rejoyce

    The Rosenbach
    Our musicians have started! We're about 10 minutes away from officially beginning #Bloomsday2018 #rejoyce
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Today's the day! Don't miss a moment of the r...

Today's the day! Don't miss a moment of the readings and merriment! Schedule of events and program available here:

    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.
    https://rosenbach.org

2 days ago

Center City District shared Billy Penn's post...

    Rail Park drone video: An overview of Philly's newest green space
    Updated 12:50 p.m. After many years of discussion, planning and renovation, Phase 1 of the Rail Park opened to the public on June 14. Running a linear 1,400 feet from Broad and Noble streets to Callowhill between 11th and 12th streets, the project is a proof-of-concept for the reuse of the entire stretch of elevated rail line.
    https://billypenn.com

2 days ago

At 64° North Latitude, Iceland’s capital Reyk...

At 64° North Latitude, Iceland’s capital Reykjavik is the world’s northernmost national capital, Buenos Aires, Argentina is the world’s 4th southernmost national capital at 34° South Latitude. Despite Iceland’s northerly location, it does manage to maintain a relatively mild climate thanks to the Gulf Stream, one of the world’s most important ocean currents that was first mapped in 1770 by Benjamin Franklin. http://bit.ly/2JIpTQJ

    The Franklin Institute
    At 64° North Latitude, Iceland's capital Reykjavik is the world's northernmost national capital, Buenos Aires, Argentina is the world's 4th southernmost national capital at 34° South Latitude....
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Just in time for summer, we’re so excited to ...

Just in time for summer, we’re so excited to have a selection of new prints, totes, and more from Kayrock Screenprinting! Grab a hand printed work of art for an affordable price to bring a little sunshine into your home. Kristen Schiele, Hot Tickets, 2018, 4 Color Screenprint Explore new arrivals in the Gallery Store or online. For more information, contact The Gallery Store at gallerystore@printcenter.org, 215.735.6090 x2. https://printcenterstore.myshopify.com/collections/kayrock-screenprinting/products/kristen-schiele-hot-tickets

    The Print Center
    Just in time for summer, we're so excited to have a selection of new prints, totes, and more from Kayrock Screenprinting! Grab a hand printed work of art for an affordable price to bring a little...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Be sure to get out next week to the SoLow Fe...

Be sure to get out next week to the SoLow Festival Reserve your tickets today Transient Arts & Runboyrunprod of CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia premier Andrew William Solowfest: Of Maintenance and Men Plays & Players Reserve your tickets runboyrunprodGmail.com PWYC

    Plays & Players
    Be sure to get out next week to the SoLow Festival Reserve your tickets today Transient Arts & Runboyrunprod of CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia premier Andrew William Solowfest: Of Maintenance...
    http://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Your Guide to Wawa Welcome America's Free Museums

2008 Delancey Pl., Philadelphia

118-128 N. Broad St., Philadelphia

1650 Market St., Philadelphia

This article has 10 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

525 Arch St., Philadelphia

2027 Fairmount Ave., Philadelphia

116 S. 3rd St., Philadelphia

1901 Vine St., Philadelphia

15 S. 7th St., Philadelphia

2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy., Philadelphia

701 Arch St., Philadelphia

19 S. 22nd St., Philadelphia

321 Chestnut St., Philadelphia

2151 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy., Philadelphia

    Your Guide to Wawa Welcome America's Free Museums
    Although the fireworks and live performances gather the large crowds, there's another part of the Wawa Welcome America Festival that many look forward to every year: Free museums! Museums across Philadelphia provide free access on certain days of the festival -- one of the most unique aspects of the week-long Independence Day celebration.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

2 days ago

Be sure to get out next week to the SoLow Fe...

Be sure to get out next week to the SoLow Festival Reserve your tickets today Transient Arts & Runboyrunprod of CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia premier Andrew William Solowfest: Of Maintenance and Men Plays & Players Reserve your tickets runboyrunprodGmail.com PWYC

2 days ago

Only a few days left until the classic #RearW...

Only a few days left until the classic #RearWindow staring #JamesStewart and #GraceKelly plays at the #PrinceTheater. Don't miss this #OneNight opportunity to watch the film on the big screen! Tickets: http://filmadelphia.org/events/rear-window/

    REAR WINDOW at the Prince Theater - Tickets Now on Sale!
    ALFRED HITCHCOCK | USA | 1954 | 112 MIN Jimmy Stewart plays L.B. "Jeff" Jeffries, a thrill-seeking photographer laid up with a broken leg for the summer in his Greenwich Village apartment.
    http://filmadelphia.org

2 days ago

One more sleep until Bloomsday! We can't wait...

One more sleep until Bloomsday! We can't wait to see you tomorrow to celebrate Leopold Bloom’s fictional journey through the streets of Dublin. https://rosenbach.org/events/bloomsday-2018/

    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.
    https://rosenbach.org

2 days ago

"As the moon moves away, the Earth is like a ...

"As the moon moves away, the Earth is like a spinning figure skater who slows down as they stretch their arms out." https://ind.pn/2xIIxX4

    Slowly but surely, days on Earth are getting longer
    A day was once only 18 hours long when the moon was closer to Earth, a new study has claimed. Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have found that 1.4 billion years ago the moon orbited much closer to the planet, altering the way it spins on its axis.
    https://www.independent.co.uk

2 days ago

Explore the newest restaurants to launch in Philadelphia

A new addition to Rittenhouse, Koreana is a fast-casual Korean fusion spot that's located at 37 S. 19th St. As well as offering its signature bibimbap and lunch specials in-house, the eatery provides take-out, delivery and catering.

Rittenhouse The PokeSpot is now located at 1804 Chestnut St. Healthy base options, like zucchini noodles and cauliflower rice, combined with unlimited veggie toppings, set this poke place apart from its competitors.

This article has 3 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Tomo Sushi & Ramen is a sushi bar offering ramen and more that recently opened at 228 Arch St. in the Old City. On the menu, look for the sashimi deluxe or the vegan straw-veggie roll topped with strawberries.

The Wander Inn is a bar that recently opened its doors at 2500 S. Third St. in Whitman. While a rotating selection of craft beers on draught and ciders is the focus, the bar also serves brunch on the weekends.

Stroll past 7060 Germantown Ave. in Mount Airy West, and you'll find Cooperman's Deli, which specializes in customizable bagels and housemade pastrami for its signature sandwiches.

    Explore the newest restaurants to launch in Philadelphia
    Interested in getting the lowdown on recent restaurant additions to Philadelphia? From a Korean fusion joint to a classic deli, read on for a rundown of the newest nosh nooks to open for business near you. Photo: Koreana/Yelp A new addition to Rittenhouse, Koreana is a fast-casual Korean fusion spot that's located at 37 S.
    http://6abc.com

About

EveryBlock collects 20 types of news in Philadelphia — including articles, real estate listings, meetups and conversations neighbors are having — and organizes it by location. Here is all the recent news and discussion near 200-218 S. 17th St.

Upcoming events

Mon

Tue

View full calendar →

Thousands of neighbors connect and get their news via EveryBlock, including:

Chris Hurst Megan Miller Nick J Harmon Kathy on Arch Street James Sutton Michael S. Martin, Jr. William Meter Michael Pizzo Rosie Blair Aramingo Business Improvement District

You're 60 seconds from creating an account and joining them…

or
Enter your email address