31 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

32 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

33 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

It'll be hot and humid today with high temps ...

It'll be hot and humid today with high temps reaching the lower to mid 90s across most areas. Heat index values are expected to peak around 100° this afternoon. A Heat Advisory is in effect until 8pm for the areas highlighted in orange. Try to limit outdoor activities during the hottest portion of the day. If you must be outside, take frequent breaks, wear light weight, loose-fitting clothing, and drink plenty of water.

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    It'll be hot and humid today with high temps reaching the lower to mid 90s across most areas. Heat index values are expected to peak around 100° this afternoon. A Heat Advisory is in effect until 8pm...
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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...
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5 hours ago

BLOCK PARTY: 17th Police District Community Block Party on Saturday, 23rd June, Noon to 6:00pm

FREE 17th Police District Block Party at Chew Rec Center, 1800 Ellsworth Street (Saturday, 23rd June), Noon to 6pm.

Come and bring the children to have plenty of Fun, Food, Drinks, Music, Moonbounce, Kids Games and much more.

Mark your calendar for Saturday, 23rd June Noon to 6pm at Chew Rec Center and share this info with your neighbors.

Any questions or concerns, please contact 17th District Community Relations Officer (CRO) John O'Connor (215 686 3170).

5 hours ago

Councilman Kenyatta Johnson at the 17th Police District (PSA) 2 Community Meeting (19th Jun @ 6pm)

Councilman Kenyatta Johnson will be our Guest Speaker at the 17th Police District(PSA) 2, Grays Ferry & Tasker Community monthly meeting with Lt. Jennifer Foster.

Lt. Foster will give the crime report for Grays Ferry and Tasker Community.

Please bring your concerns, questions, solution, most important stay involved and know what is going on in your Neighborhood.

Date: Tuesday, 19th June;
Location: Conswiller Pratt Senior Apts, 3001 Moore Apts (Cafeteria area)
Time: 6:00pm

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CONNECT WITH COUNCILMAN JOHNSON
City Hall, Room 580, Philadelphia, PA 19107-3290
(215) 686-3412, (215) 686-3413

10 hours ago

10 hours ago

1800 Lombard St, Philadelphia, PA 19146 posted 2 photos to Fotella:

10 hours ago

Tom Ipri posted 3 photos to Flickr:

16 hours ago

BalletX is with Caili Quan at BalletX.

We’re thrilled to have choreographer Penny Saunders here with us creating a #worldpremiere for our Summer Series ⭐️⭐️ Penny’s new work will feature original composition and live music by the one and only, Rosie Langabeer. Here’s dancer Caili Quan in rehearsal, see it live July 11-22 @thewilmatheater Tickets: https://www.balletx.org/seasons/summer-series-2018/ 📷 by @bhphotos_billh #balletx #season12 #bxsummerseries2018 #pennysaunders #rosielagabeer #creation #livemusic #orginalcomposition #allfemaledesigners #fate #wilmatheater #2weekrun #phillydance #cwpc

    BalletX
    We're thrilled to have choreographer Penny Saunders here with us creating a #worldpremiere for our Summer Series ⭐️⭐️ Penny's new work will feature original composition and live music by the one and...
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21 hours ago

For those of you wishing for summer weather, ...

For those of you wishing for summer weather, be careful what you wish for. Dangerously hot conditions will be possible across much of the region Monday from mid day through early evening. Try to limit outdoor activities during the hottest portion of the day. If you must be outside, take frequent breaks, wear light weight, loose-fitting clothing, and drink plenty of water.

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    For those of you wishing for summer weather, be careful what you wish for. Dangerously hot conditions will be possible across much of the region Monday from mid day through early evening. Try to...
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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...
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29 hours ago

Good Sunday morning! The temperatures will ma...

Good Sunday morning! The temperatures will make a run at 90 degrees this afternoon for many inland areas. The humidity should remain low enough today, however hotter and more humid conditions are expected Monday and Tuesday. The heat index will reach to around 100 degrees for much of the area Monday afternoon. Going to the beach today? The rip current risk for today is low. Have a great day!

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    Good Sunday morning! The temperatures will make a run at 90 degrees this afternoon for many inland areas. The humidity should remain low enough today, however hotter and more humid conditions are...
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34 hours ago

  • ZONING PERMIT

    FOR THE LOT LINE ADJUSTMENT TO CREATE FOUR (4) NEW PARCELS (PROPOSED PARCEL A,B,C AND D) WITH TWO (2) EASMENTS, FROM ONE EXISTING LOT (1609 MONTROSE ST)(SIZE AND LOCATION AS PER SUBMITTED PLANS)

    1609-19 MONTROSE ST Issued June 14, 2018 Comment

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...
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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...
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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!
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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.


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...
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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.
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47 hours ago

Thank you Megan Rosenbach and Diana McLean Li...

Thank you Megan Rosenbach and Diana McLean Liefer for leading a great planning session preparing us for the coming school year

    Neighbors Investing in Childs Elementary
    Thank you Megan Rosenbach and Diana McLean Liefer for leading a great planning session preparing us for the coming school year
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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
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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

East Point Breeze Neighbors shared their post...

happening now!! collect bandit signs, bring them to 17/manton by 11:30am, help EPBN raise some 💲

    East Point Breeze Neighbors
    Sign, Sign, Everywhere a Sign! Blockin' out the Scenery, Breakin' my Mind! Buy this, Cash 4 that! Let's Destroy the Signs! Saturday, June 16 marks an exciting opportunity for civic groups and...
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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...
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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

Good morning! We will have coffee and Potitos...

Good morning! We will have coffee and Potitos donuts at this morning’s NICE planning meeting 🍩☕️

    Neighbors Investing in Childs Elementary
    Neighbors Investing in Childs Elementary, Philadelphia, PA. 560 likes · 4 talking about this. NICE, Neighbors Investing in Childs Elementary, helps support excellent education for all children in the...
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2 days ago

Good Saturday morning! A cool start to the da...

Good Saturday morning! A cool start to the day with temperatures in the 50s, with even some 40s across mainly the Poconos and northwestern New Jersey. Plenty of sunshine today with afternoon temperatures rising into the 80s for most of the area. The wind will turn more southerly this afternoon, and this will allow for some cooling along the coast. Going to the beach? There is a low risk of rip currents today. For the surf zone forecasts, check out this page: https://www.weather.gov/phi/surfrip4

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    Good Saturday morning! A cool start to the day with temperatures in the 50s, with even some 40s across mainly the Poconos and northwestern New Jersey. Plenty of sunshine today with afternoon...
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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

Here are this summer's opening dates for Philly public pools

Ridgway (901 S. Broad St., 19147)

Anderson (740 S. 17th St., 19146)

Chew (1800 Washington Ave., 19146)

This article has 59 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Lawncrest (6000 Rising Sun Ave., 19111)

Awbury (6101 Ardleigh St., 19138)

Feltonville (231 E. Wyoming Ave., 19120)

Lee (4328 Haverford Ave., 19104)

Mander (2140 N. 33rd St., 19121)

Max Myers (1601 Hellerman St., 19149)

Murphy (300 W. Shunk St., 19148)

Vare (2600 Morris St., 19145)

Christy (728 S. 55th St., 19143)

Fox Chase (7901 Ridgeway St., 19111)

Francisville (1737 Francis St., 19130)

Jardel (1400 Cottman Ave., 19111)

Northern Liberties (321 Fairmount Ave., 19123)

Pleasant (6720 Boyer St., 19119)

Vogt (4131 Unruh Ave., 19135)

East Poplar (820 N. 8th St., 19123)

Morris Estate (1610 W. Chelten Ave., 19126)

Samuel (3539 Gaul St., 19134)

Cobbs Creek (280 Cobbs Creek Pkwy., 19139)

Kendrick (5822 Ridge Ave., 19128)

Lackman (1101 Bartlett St., 19115)

Gathers (2501 Diamond St., 19121)

Lincoln (3201 Ryan Ave., 19136)

Lonnie Young (1100 E. Chelten Ave., 19138)

Pickett (5700 Wayne Ave., 19144)

Scanlon (1099 E. Tioga St., 19134)

Schmidt (113 W. Ontario St., 19140)

Barry (1800 Johnston St., 19145)

Dendy (1501 N. 10th St., 19122)

Heitzman (2136 Castor Ave., 19134)

Jacobs (4500 Linden Ave., 19114)

Kingsessing (4901 Kingsessing Ave., 19143)

Penrose (1101 W. Susquehanna Rd., 19122)

Ziehler (200 E. Olney Ave., 19120)

39th and Olive (700 N. 39th St., 19104)

39th and Olive (700 N. 39th St., 19104)

Athletic (1400 N. 26th St., 19121)

Amos (1817 N. 16th St., 19121)

Hancock (1401 N. Hancock St., 19122)

Houseman (5091 Summerdale Ave., 19124)

Simpson (1010 Arrott St., 19124)

Tustin (5901 W. Columbia Ave., 19151)

12th and Cambria (2901 N. 12th St., 19133)

12th and Cambria (2901 N. 12th St., 19133)

American Legion (6201 Torresdale Ave., 19135)

Cohox (2901 Cedar St., 19134)

Ford (609 Snyder Ave., 19148)

Martin Luther King (2101 Cecil B. Moore Ave., 19121)

Mill Creek (743 N. 48th St., 19139)

Piccoli (1501 E. Bristol Ave., 19124)

Shepard (5700 Haverford Ave., 19131)

Belfield (2100 W. Chew Ave., 19138)

Cecil B. Moore (2551 N. 22nd St., 19132)

Cherashore (851 W. Olney Ave., 19120)

Meyers (5800 Chester Ave., 19143)

McVeigh* (400 E. Ontario St., 19134)

Shuler (3000 N. 27th St., 19132)

Stinger Square (1400 S. 32nd St., 19146)

Waterloo* (2502 N. Howard St., 19133)

    Philly public pools: 2018 opening dates
    Happy summer, Philadelphia! The season officially begins next week, and with it, the opening of nearly six dozen city pools. Run by the Dept. of Parks and Recreation, the pools will open to the public at staggered dates. Things kick off on June 19 with the opening of Northeast Philly's Lawncrest pool, and continue with rolling launches for the following 10 days.
    https://billypenn.com

2 days ago

Today is National Electricity Day! This is a ...

Today is National Electricity Day! This is a 1940s Violet Ray Generator, which contains a coil invented by Nikola Tesla. They were invented in the early 1900s and were said to cure pretty much anything, but were eventually banned by the FDA. Read more on our digital exhibit at muttr.org/violet-ray #electric #electricity #tesla

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    Today is National Electricity Day! This is a 1940s Violet Ray Generator, which contains a coil invented by Nikola Tesla. They were invented in the early 1900s and were said to cure pretty much...
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2 days ago

"Every time I try to turn my back on it and w...

"Every time I try to turn my back on it and walk away, I hear that click of invitation and find myself returning."

    An epic read: Paul Saint-Amour on "Ulysses," James Joyce, and Bloomsday | Penn Today
    English professor Paul Saint-Amour has spent a lifetime reading, studying, and teaching the work of James Joyce. On June 16, known as Bloomsday to Joyce historians around the world, the Rosenbach Museum and Library will host a day-long public reading of selected passages.
    https://penntoday.upenn.edu

2 days ago

Center City District added 5 new photos.

Miles of smiles at yesterday's Rail Park opening event. Hope to see you again soon!

    Center City District
    Center City District added a new photo.
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