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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...

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

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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...

    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?

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    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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6 hours ago

Believed to be at least eight millennia old, ...

Believed to be at least eight millennia old, engravings in Arabia are possibly be the oldest depictions of dogs known to archaeologists. http://bit.ly/2jBmlrj

    These may be the world's first images of dogs-and they're wearing leashes
    Carved into a sandstone cliff on the edge of a bygone river in the Arabian Desert, a hunter draws his bow for the kill. He is accompanied by 13 dogs, each with its own coat markings; two animals have lines running from their necks to the man's waist.
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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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9 hours ago

The Franklin Institute shared their event.

Enjoy a night among the stars at The Franklin Institute’s next Science After Hours going behind the scenes of your favorite movies and discovering the science of the cinema. http://bit.ly/2xGPEea

    Science After Hours: Hollywood
    The silver screen comes to life at the most glamorous Science After Hours of the year! Discover the secrets behind your favorite films, from the science...
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15 hours ago

The Philadelphia Marathon passes right past o...

The Philadelphia Marathon passes right past our building today. Best wishes to all of the runners in this year’s event. Give us a wave as you speed by! http://bit.ly/1l9Crn4 IMAGE: Étienne-Jules Marey (French, 1830-1904) | Running | 1883

    The Franklin Institute
    The Philadelphia Marathon passes right past our building today. Best wishes to all of the runners in this year's event. Give us a wave as you speed by! http://bit.ly/1l9Crn4 IMAGE: Étienne-Jules...
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The Rosenbach was live — attending Moby-Dick ...

    The Rosenbach
    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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30 hours 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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30 hours 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.
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33 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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34 hours ago

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

    Philadelphia Art Alliance
    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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35 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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36 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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37 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.
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37 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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Angelo Benedetto posted 1 photo to Flickr:
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2 days 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...
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2 days 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.
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2 days 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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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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2 days 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
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2 days 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...
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2 days 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

2 days 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!
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2 days ago

Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market opens for...

Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market opens for the season tomorrow at Dilworth Park.

    28 incredible things to do in Philadelphia this weekend
    As we sail on into mid November, Philadelphia is keeping busy with tons of weekend events. Over the next three days, board-game lovers can check out the first-of-its-kind PAX Unplugged at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. It's three days of activities dedicated to analog, table gaming.
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