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Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of...

You're invited to the Mütter's first ever MERRIMENT celebration! Enjoy festive holiday activities including cookie decorating and ornament making. Warm drinks will be available for purchase. The Museum will stay open an extra hour until 6:00PM, followed by a tree lighting in the Benjamin Rush Medicinal Garden at 6:10PM. This event celebrates all religions and beliefs, and is open to all ages. Admission to this event is complimentary with your Museum Ticket.

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    You're invited to the Mütter's first ever MERRIMENT celebration! Enjoy festive holiday activities including cookie decorating and ornament making. Warm...
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Approachable Tavern Fare Awaits at New Rittenhouse Restaurant

KEEN is a bi-level restaurant will open formally on Tuesday, November 28th at 5pm at 1708 Lombard Street in Rittenhouse Square. It will be serving casual tavern fare in a carefully curated art space that once housed the whimsical Astral Plane.

    Approachable Tavern Fare Awaits at New Rittenhouse Restaurant
    KEEN is a bi-level restaurant will open formally on Tuesday, November 28th at 5pm at 1708 Lombard Street in Rittenhouse Square. It will be serving casual tavern fare in a carefully curated art space that once housed the whimsical Astral Plane. Owners Chris and Caitlin Rorer have brought on Chef Antonella Biundo and Sous Chef Liam Keeney (Caitlin's...
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Photos: The menu at Keen, now open in Rittenhouse

Three years after it was first announced, Keen is now soft-open at 1708 Lombard St., serving what’s termed “modern American fare” in a gorgeously renovated bi-level, 80-seat restaurant with multiple bars, a dining room and a lounge area with couches and games.

    Photos: The menu at Keen, now open in Rittenhouse
    Three years after it was first announced, Keen is now soft-open at 1708 Lombard St., serving what's termed "modern American fare" in a gorgeously renovated bi-level, 80-seat restaurant with multiple bars, a dining room and a lounge area with couches and games.
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Quirky-Cool Decor and Free Condoms at the New Keen

A Rittenhouse restaurant years in the making is finally open. Keen is now serving hand pies, pig candy, and chai chicken in the former Astral Plane space at 1708 Lombard Street. It’s currently in practice mode and fine-tuning the menu; the official opening is Tuesday, November 28.

    Quirky-Cool Decor and Free Condoms at the New Keen
    A Rittenhouse restaurant years in the making is finally open. Keen is now serving hand pies, pig candy, and chai chicken in the former Astral Plane space at 1708 Lombard Street. It's currently in practice mode and fine-tuning the menu; the official opening is Tuesday, November 28.
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Only one week until we share the beauty of th...

Only one week until we share the beauty of the holidays with all of our friends around The Square!! Please join us Tuesday, November 28th at 5:00 PM in Rittenhouse Square for our annual Holiday Lighting!! Please don’t forget to bring a new, unwrapped toy for CBS 3’s annual Toy Fest campaign.

    Young Friends of Rittenhouse Square
    Only one week until we share the beauty of the holidays with all of our friends around The Square!! Please join us Tuesday, November 28th at 5:00 PM in Rittenhouse Square for our annual Holiday...
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Center City District shared Dilworth Park's p...

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    A sneak peek at the #DeckTheHall Light Show presented by Independence Blue Cross! Starting tonight, City Hall will be bathed in color every single night through January 1! Produced by the Center City...
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Keen: Art gallery meets neighborhood bar in Southwest Center City

Three and a half years after it was conceived, Keen has opened at 1708 Lombard St., the long-ago site of Philly restaurant classic Astral Plane and, later, a series of flops: the (misspelled) Astral Plane Millenium, Fish, and Brick American Eatery.

    Keen: Art gallery meets neighborhood bar in Southwest Center City
    Three and a half years after it was conceived, Keen has opened at 1708 Lombard St., the long-ago site of Philly restaurant classic Astral Plane and, later, a series of flops: the (the misspelled) Astral Plane Millenium, Fish, and Brick American Eatery.
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Police Arrest 2 Teens Following Violent Flash Mob Incidents In Center City

Police say two separate groups of juveniles became rowdy and violent on the 1700 block of Walnut Street on Saturday around 7 p.m.

    Police Arrest 2 Teens Following Violent Flash Mob Incidents In Center City
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Police have arrested at least two teenagers after violent flash mob incidents in Center City over the weekend. Police say two separate groups of juveniles became rowdy and violent on the 1700 block of Walnut Street on Saturday around 7 p.m.
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Teens Arrested in Flash Mob Attacks in Center City

Police say the ordeal began Saturday around 7 p.m. on the 1700 block of Walnut Street when two large groups of teens became disorderly. One group exited a club and attacked...

The owner of Lazaro’s Pizza, located on the 1700 block of South Street, also told NBC10 a group of teens rushed into his shop shortly before 8 p...

Cleavers Philadelphia, located on the 100 block of S. 18th Street, also closed early Saturday night, claiming there were “riots going on in Rittenhouse.”

    Teens Arrested in Flash Mob Attacks in Center City
    At least two teens were arrested while several people, including a SEPTA police officer, were attacked during flash mob incidents in Center City. Police say the ordeal began Saturday around 7 p.m. on the 1700 block of Walnut Street when two large groups of teens became disorderly.
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Today, November 19, is International Men’s Da...

Today, November 19, is International Men’s Day. According to the WHO, average global male life expectancy is five years lower than for women, and the male suicide rate is three times that of women. This day aims to highlight health concerns that can affect men, and also aims to highlight certain social pressures that can negatively affect both men and boys. Check out InternationalMensDay.com for more information. This image is from a pop-up exhibit our Historical Medical Library hosted at last month’s Mischief at The Mütter event. This historical (not contemporary) pamphlet was distributed to boys with information about puberty, sexual health and more. How effectively have these issues been communicated to young men throughout history and today?

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    Today, November 19, is International Men's Day. According to the WHO, average global male life expectancy is five years lower than for women, and the male suicide rate is three times that of women....
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Police: One couple and a SEPTA officer assaulted as large Philly crowds wreak havoc

The melee began around 7 p.m. Saturday on the 1700 block of Walnut Street and spread to nearby streets, said police, who provided few details Sunday.

    Police: One couple and a SEPTA officer assaulted as large Philly crowds wreak havoc
    Two large and disorderly crowds - one of them comprising more than 100 juveniles - caused pandemonium Saturday night near Philadelphia's Rittenhouse Square, assaulting at least three people and committing a robbery, police said. The melee began around 7 p.m. Saturday on the 1700 block of Walnut Street and spread to nearby streets, said police, who provided few details Sunday.
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The Rosenbach was live — attending Moby-Dick ...

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    The Rosenbach, Philadelphia, PA. 3,933 likes · 74 talking about this · 317 were here. At the Rosenbach, over 400,000 works of literature, history, & fine and decorative art come together in...
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    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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Philadelphia Art Alliance added 5 new photos ...

Today’s the last day to shop the Connie Kay and Judie Simkins’ Costume Jewelry Trunk Show and Sale at the Philadelphia Art Alliance. Stop by and discover a gift for the holidays or for yourself! bit.ly/2j8T0E8

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    Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA. 4,648 likes · 29 talking about this · 1,715 were here. Contemporary art and design in a historic mansion located on Rittenhouse Square.
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2 days ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market added 4 new photo...

We’re on the south side of Rittenhouse Square today. The full market! Open till 3pm.

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    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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2 days ago

8 over-the-top Thanksgiving lunches in Philly

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    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.
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2 days 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/

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    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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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...
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Last Look, First Look + Save the Date! #NewsL...

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2 days 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.
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2 days 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.
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