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Thank you to the Fairmount Civic Association ...

Thank you to the Fairmount Civic Association for allowing us time to share updates on our 2018 projects and priorities. Here are the slides, and remember, additional information on all of these projects can be found on our website too! www.fairmountcdc.org

    2018 Projects + Priorities
    2018 Projects + Priorities Fairmount Community Development Corporation
    https://docs.google.com

9 hours ago

Come check out Brewery Techne and other great...

Come check out Brewery Techne and other great beers from Pennsylvania tomorrow at the https://www.germansociety.org/bierfest/.


9 hours ago

Winter Social Has Been Cancelled!!!!! We're ...

Winter Social Has Been Cancelled!!!!! We're sorry to say that on account of the unseasonably warm weather and rain this week--and the fact that this is the last weekend of the Dilworth Plaza Ice Rink this winter--the 8th annual Winter Social has been cancelled for tomorrow. We're already looking forward to next year when we can reconvene as planned, and on solid ice, to celebrate the mid-year mark with our school community. Please stay tuned for upcoming information about Bache In Bloom on May 10th, and the end-of-the-year Field Day--two great Bache-Martin social events already being planned. We apologize for the last minute schedule change and announcement. We were holding out hope for a deep freeze and no rain.

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10 hours ago

The Franklin Institute’s chief bioscientist, ...

The Franklin Institute’s chief bioscientist, Jayatri Das, breaks down a new blood test that was recently approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration to improve concussion diagnosis. http://bit.ly/2ojeptf

    Will the First Blood Test for Concussions be a Game Changer?
    Here in Philadelphia, we're still relishing the thrill of long-awaited victory as the ticker tape from the Eagles' Super Bowl parade flutters from the trees. Even as we watched the game, however, we couldn't escape the ever-present risk of brain injuries in football, as several players suffered game-ending hits.
    https://www.fi.edu

10 hours ago

It’s Friday, you deserve it. #cocktailofthewe...

It’s Friday, you deserve it. #cocktailoftheweek #barhygge #phillycocktails


13 hours ago

Excited about this new opportunity for women ...

Excited about this new opportunity for women entrepreneurs with IFundWomen! Up on the Art Museum Area PHL blog...

    Art Museum Area PHL
    Whether you are a first-time visitor or long-time resident, the small businesses in the Art Museum Area invite you to eat, shop, and explore everyday.
    http://www.artmuseumareaphl.com

14 hours ago

For #BlackHistoryMonth we're looking back at ...

For #BlackHistoryMonth we're looking back at our last summer exhibition Mohamed Bourouissa: Urban Riders, now on view in Paris at Musée d'Art moderne de la Ville de Paris. In 2014, Algerian artist Mohamed Bourouissa worked with the Fletcher Street Urban Riding Club, a North Philadelphia community of young horse riders to stage an equestrian competition he called "Horse Day." Have you seen the Fletcher Street crew featured by Google Pixel 2? #flashbackfriday #fbf

    Google Pixel 2 | Fletcher Street Crew
    When you question your lens on the world, you'll find there's more to people than meets the eye. Part of a wider set of stories that encourage people to question their lens on the world, "Fletcher Street Crew" shows how first impressions rarely show the full picture.
    https://www.youtube.com/

14 hours ago

Spotify Playlists for Bonding With Your Baby ...

Spotify Playlists for Bonding With Your Baby Too Small to Fail has partnered with Spotify to create fun music playlists encouraging families to sing together during everyday routines—like bedtime, bath time, play time, or commute time. #learningthroughplay #playmatters #parenting #earlychildhood http://talkingisteaching.org/resources/spotify

    Talking Is Teaching - Spotify
    Learning begins at birth! When you talk, read, and sing with your child-even before she can use words-you're building her brain and helping to prepare her for success in school and in life.
    http://talkingisteaching.org

14 hours ago

The Franklin Institute shared their event.

The second Science After Hours event of 2018 delves into the romantic side of science. Join us for "Love and Lust" on February 27, 2018. http://bit.ly/2GbKRpt

    Science After Hours
    Science After Hours is an evening event series exclusively for adults ages 21+ featuring experiments, demonstrations, games, and innovative and engaging...
    https://www.facebook.com

15 hours ago

Memorial for Karen Segal at Woodmere Art Muse...

Memorial for Karen Segal at Woodmere Art Museum, February 25, 5:30pm PLEASE NOTE: Cerulean Arts will close at 4pm on Sunday, February 25 so that we may attend the memorial of Karen Segal. Karen was a Philadelphia artist who participated in several exhibitions at the gallery. Additionally, she supported hundreds of local artists through her extensive collection of artwork. She will be greatly missed.


16 hours ago

On sale now: Steve Martin and Martin Short jo...

On sale now: Steve Martin and Martin Short join forces for a hilarious evening of comedy and more on August 30th featuring Steep Canyon Rangers and Jeff Babko 🎉


16 hours ago

The Spring Gardens Community Garden shared th...

Our 1st Annual Seed Swap is TOMORROW, Saturday, February 24! 10am-12pm at the Clemente Recreation Center Classroom Join us as we trade seeds, take home free seeds, learn more about seed starting, and share gardening experiences! https://www.facebook.com/events/155500381776588/

    1st Annual Seed Swap
    https://www.facebook.com

17 hours ago

“Reading makes a full Man, Meditation a profo...

“Reading makes a full Man, Meditation a profound Man, Discourse a clear Man.” -Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard’s Almanack, 1738. http://bit.ly/1SkrJX6 #FranklinFriday IMAGE: Louis Jacques Cathelin (French, 1738-1804) | [Benjamin Franklin, né à Boston le 17 janvier 1706 - eripuit cœlo fulmen sceptrum que tyrannis] | 1780 | The Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


17 hours ago

Drawing is a girly thing. If this statement...

Drawing is a girly thing. If this statement brought out strong feelings in you, this 4-week Barnes class is for you: “Drawing as ‘Feminine’ Practice?” tackles works by Degas and Picasso that were often dismissed in their day as “feminine” and less worthy than paintings. Join us as we explore several contemporary artists, including Kara Walker, Heidi Bucher, and Nancy Shaver, who use the medium to make powerful social and political statements challenging the notion of drawing as "feminine" and "weak." Starts April 9. Space is limited, Register today: bit.ly/drawing-feminine 🎨 Edgar Degas. “Jockey on Horse” (detail), c. 1866–72.


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    FOR THE REMOVAL AND ERECTION OF A ROOF DECK AT THE SECOND FLOOR LEVEL AS PART OF UNIT 1707F AS PER APPROVED PLANS.

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    33 PLUMBING FIXTURES WITH PIPING FOR NEW 5 FAMILY DWELLING AS PER PLANS PER PHILADELPHIA 2004 PLUMBING CODE.

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    REPLACE CURB TRAP,FAI,MAIN DRAIN AND 1" WATER SERVICE-PA1#20180462300-"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"

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    FOR THE REMOVAL AND ERECTION OF A ROOF DECK AT THE SECOND FLOOR LEVEL OF AN EXISTING ATTACHED BUILDING. SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON APPROVED PLANS. EXISTING MULTIFAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING FOR 26 DWELLING UNITS WITH ACCESSORY PARKING.

    1705-11 GREEN ST Issued February 21, 2018 Comment

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33 hours ago

'Engimono Sushi' Brings Japanese Fare To Francisville

A new sushi bar and Japanese spot has debuted in the neighborhood. Located at 1811 Fairmount Ave. in Francisville, the fresh arrival is called Engimono Sushi.

    'Engimono Sushi' Brings Japanese Fare To Francisville
    A new sushi bar and Japanese spot has debuted in the neighborhood. Located at 1811 Fairmount Ave. in Francisville, the fresh arrival is called Engimono Sushi. This newcomer is the latest project from restaurateur Albert Zheng, who also runs Kabuki Sushi in Market East.
    http://6abc.com

33 hours ago

Help us bring Claymobile to all Kindergarten ...

Help us bring Claymobile to all Kindergarten AND First Graders at Bache Martin! Claymobile provides high quality ceramic art education that instills a sense of creativity, possibility, and wonder in students. Through the skillfully planned and executed classes, Claymobile teachers lead each student on a discovery of the art and science of making a functional art object they can cherish for years to come. More important than the object, the students are given the power to create and express their thoughts and emotions through art. Click here to donate, every little counts! https://www.pledgecents.com/cause/gnjlrg/claymobile-for-bache-martin-k-1

    Claymobile for Bache Martin K-1 by Jennifer Zwilling
    With these funds we will bring the world class Claymobile program to all Kindergarten and First Graders at Bache Martin. Claymobile provides high quality ceramic art education that instills a sense of creativity, possibility, and wonder in students.
    https://www.pledgecents.com

35 hours ago

After an absence of more than a century, the ...

After an absence of more than a century, the white-letter hairstreak butterfly (Satyrium w-album) has begun to recover in Scotland. http://bit.ly/2C9jv4z

    Butterfly species breeding in Scotland again after 130 years
    A BUTTERFLY whose numbers have seen dramatic decline in recent years is breeding in Scotland for the first time in 130 years, experts have said.
    http://www.thenational.scot

37 hours ago

Correction!! Francisville Neighborhood Commun...

Correction!! Francisville Neighborhood Community Meeting Notice

    Correction!! Francisville Neighborhood Community Meeting Notice
    http://web-extract.constantcontact.com

37 hours ago

Play-A-Palooza 2018, Smith Welcomes Power Cru...

Play-A-Palooza 2018, Smith Welcomes Power Crunch as 2018 Partner For Play, and more! #smithplays #playapalooza https://mailchi.mp/smithplayground/p9kif8zvc4-898645

    News from Smith Memorial Playground
    Play-A-Palooza, Smith Welcomes Power Crunch as 2018 Partner For Play, and more!
    https://mailchi.mp

37 hours ago

Play-A-Palooza, Smith Welcomes Power Crunch a...

Play-A-Palooza, Smith Welcomes Power Crunch as 2018 Partner For Play, and more! #smithplays #playapalooza https://mailchi.mp/smithplayground/p9kif8zvc4-898645

    News from Smith Memorial Playground
    Play-A-Palooza, Smith Welcomes Power Crunch as 2018 Partner For Play, and more!
    https://mailchi.mp

37 hours ago

The Franklin Institute added an event.

Join us for an evening of ‘out of this world’ astronomy activities hosted by Franklin Institute Chief Astronomer Derrick Pitts. Night Skies in the Observatory is a monthly stargazing event connecting you to celestial objects in the night sky including stars, planets, and nebulae using telescopes in Bloom Observatory and at ‘Ben’s Starlight Lounge’ on our 5th floor rooftop observation deck, featuring a cash bar. Build your own experience from any combination of planetarium shows, a live science talk on astronomy or space science, hands-on astronomy activities and continuous telescopic observing all evening (weather permitting). The program is staffed with knowledgeable observers and free star maps are provided. Tickets at $10 for the general public and $5 for members. Details here: http://bit.ly/2opkncg Featured programming for this program will be announced soon. IMAGE: The Sword of Orion | 2006 | NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration This event is part of The Franklin Institute's Night Skies in the Observatory series. http://bit.ly/2EaGARs

    Night Skies in the Observatory
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38 hours ago

The Franklin Institute is asking for donation...

In London, around 1800, a Swiss mechanician named Henri Maillardet built an automaton that could draw four images and write three poems. This automaton was bequeathed to the Institute in 1928 and is one of the highlights of our permanent collection; it is on view in our Amazing Machine exhibition. http://bit.ly/2nwStJp IMAGE: Henri Maillardet (Swiss, 1745-1830) | The Automaton of Henri Maillardet | ca. 1810 | The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia

38 hours ago

In London, around 1800, a Swiss mechanician n...

In London, around 1800, a Swiss mechanician named Henri Maillardet built an automaton that could draw four images and write three poems. This automaton was bequeathed to the Institute in 1928 and is one of the highlights of our permanent collection; it is on view in our Amazing Machine exhibition. http://bit.ly/2nwStJp IMAGE: Henri Maillardet (Swiss, 1745-1830) | The Automaton of Henri Maillardet | ca. 1810 | The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia


39 hours ago

Meet our four amazing Park Champions who make...

Meet our four amazing Park Champions who make their parks the best they can be!

    Park Champions Recognized at our Annual Meeting - Fairmount Park Conservancy
    More than 100 stakeholders joined together on December 4th, 2017 for Fairmount Park Conservancy's first Annual Meeting at the Fairmount Park Horticulture Center. We were excited to recognize four amazing Park Champions for their determined efforts at this event.
    https://myphillypark.org

40 hours ago

The Mann Center for the Performing Arts share...

    Steve Martin and Martin Short announce August Mann show - The Key
    Longtime friends and collaborators Steve Martin and Martin Short are set to dazzle the Mann center this August. Joining the duo at the Mann is Jeff Babko, keyboardist for Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and Martin's regular collaborators in bluegrass band Steep Canyon Rangers.
    http://thekey.xpn.org

40 hours ago

Check out our Bache-Martin students dancing u...

Check out our Bache-Martin students dancing up a storm with BalletX http://ow.ly/brj530ixG90

    BalletX Teaches Philadelphia Students New Skills, Life Lessons Through Dance
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Local kids are learning life lessons and new skills thanks to a special dance program at one of the Philadelphia's most popular theaters. The BalletX exchange program lets dancers give in-classroom dance lessons to students throughout Philadelphia. "Dance is an outlet for a lot of young people to be amazing.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

41 hours ago

The first President of the United States of A...

The first President of the United States of America, George Washington, was born on this day in 1732. http://bit.ly/2kVynXn In this painting, Washington is shown presiding over the Constitutional Convention of 1787, which took place here in Philadelphia and led to the current U.S. Constitution. Our namesake, Benjamin Franklin was among the delegates to the convention and pictured in the middle of the painting. http://bit.ly/1Z1Wq64 IMAGE: Howard Chandler Christy (American, 1872-1952) | Scene at the Signing of the Constitution of the United States | 1940 | The United States House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.


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