6 hours ago

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 8 SPEAKER/STROBES AND 2 SMOKE DETECTORS PER NFPA 72 (OFFICE SPACE)

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    INSTALL NEW SPEAKER/STROBES ON THE 38TH FLOOR FROM NEW EXISTING POWER SUPPLY, INSTALL NEW SMOKE DETECTORS & DOOR RELEASE RELAY FED FROM EXISTING INITIATING CIRCUIT AS PER NFPA 72 CC DISTRICT

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12 hours ago

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

    Naturally Philly: All the trees, shrubs and flowers you'll find at the Rail Park
    Naturally Philly is a new Billy Penn column that explores the city's wildlife and plants - both familiar and extraordinary - that thrive or struggle in our urban environment. It won't be your typical walk in the park.When the ribbon is cut on June 14 for the city's newest open space, the Rail Park, visitors will experience a very different kind of village green.
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17 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared a lin...

    Alla Prima Painting with Roger Chavez
    Learn the exciting technique of "alla prima," or direct oil painting, while working from an engaging still life subject. Topics include establishing a composition, palette organization, and mixing color, as well as discussion of appropriate supports and mediums. Saturday, June 23 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
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17 hours ago

Scientists believe the Great Pacific Garbage ...

Scientists believe the Great Pacific Garbage Patch contains more than 79,000 tons of plastic spread over an area three times the size of France. https://nbcnews.to/2G6ntZD

    The Pacific Ocean has a plastic problem. Here's the bold plan to fix it.
    In the Pacific Ocean halfway between California and Hawaii lies what's become known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a huge jumble of fishing nets, bottles, bags, and other plastic items as well as tiny bits of plastic debris. "It's a vast plastic soup," says Kahi Pacarro, executive director of Honolulu-based Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii.
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19 hours ago

#FunFact Han's reluctant hero personality was...

#FunFact Han's reluctant hero personality was mirrored after Francis Ford Coppola, who directed Apocalypse Now and The Godfather. 5 days and counting until Solo: A Star Wars Story premieres at the Prince Theater!

    Prince Theater
    FunFact Han's reluctant hero personality was mirrored after Francis Ford Coppola, who directed Apocalypse Now and The Godfather. 5 days and counting until Solo: A Star Wars Story premieres at the...
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19 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared a lin...

    Jeanne O'Shell: Happy Meal
    Happy Meal, oil on canvas painting by Collective Member Jeanne O'Shell. From her solo exhibition May 12 - June 9, 2018. Note: Painting will ship at end of exhibition. H 20" x W 16"
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20 hours ago

Final day to see "Beyond Time and Place" feat...

Final day to see "Beyond Time and Place" featuring paintings by Michael Smith & Karen Stabenow - don't miss it!

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    Final day to see "Beyond Time and Place" featuring paintings by Michael Smith & Karen Stabenow - don't miss it!
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20 hours ago

“What I loved about science was that you didn...

“What I loved about science was that you didn’t have to believe in it. It was an evidence-based system. It was an antidote to superstition. There were rules, and those rules were somehow comforting. I found just enormous solace in that.” -Dr. Paul Offit, Pediatrician. This video is part of The Franklin Institute’s Science Stories series. Tell us yours: http://bit.ly/tell-science-story #ScienceStories

    The Franklin Institute
    "What I loved about science was that you didn't have to believe in it. It was an evidence-based system. It was an antidote to superstition. There were rules, and those rules were somehow comforting....
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20 hours ago

Bar Hygge is at Iron Hill Brewery & Restauran...

Ready at the Brandywine Beer Festival. What's a little rain?? The entire fest is under tents. They got you covered.

    Bar Hygge
    Ready at the Brandywine Beer Festival. What's a little rain?? The entire fest is under tents. They got you covered.
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21 hours ago

Less than two weeks until Party in the Park F...

Less than two weeks until Party in the Park Fundraiser at LOVE Park! Join us to celebrate the park's return with DJ Jazzy Jeff, Sonesta Philadelphia Downtown Rittenhouse Square ArtBar, raffle prizes like Live Nation Philadelphia tickets, and more!

    Fairmount Park Conservancy
    Less than two weeks until Party in the Park Fundraiser at LOVE Park! Join us to celebrate the park's return with DJ Jazzy Jeff, Sonesta Philadelphia Downtown Rittenhouse Square ArtBar, raffle prizes...
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23 hours ago

Don’t forget that keen-eyed and early rising ...

Don’t forget that keen-eyed and early rising skywatchers in our region will be able to watch the launch of an Antares rocket heading to the International Space Station from Wallops Island, Virginia on Monday, May 21, 2018, at 4:39 am ET. Learn more: https://go.nasa.gov/2GeAPD6 IMAGE: Patrick Black | Liftoff of Orbital ATK's Antares Rocket From NASA Wallops on Nov. 12 | 2017 | NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

    The Franklin Institute
    Don't forget that keen-eyed and early rising skywatchers in our region will be able to watch the launch of an Antares rocket heading to the International Space Station from Wallops Island, Virginia...
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23 hours ago

Rain, rain go away! Sorry, but the Playground...

Rain, rain go away! Sorry, but the Playground will be closed today due to the forecast. Join us inside the Playhouse!

    Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse
    Rain, rain go away! Sorry, but the Playground will be closed today due to the forecast. Join us inside the Playhouse!
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24 hours ago

IN THE GALLERY STORE! Carl Fudge turns recog...

IN THE GALLERY STORE! Carl Fudge turns recognizable images into hypnotic abstractions that evoke pixelated images. His solo exhibition here at The Print Center in 2005 was a huge success – did you know that you can still bring home one of his fabulous screenprints? Explore this work now in the Gallery Store or Shop online. For more information, contact The Gallery Store at gallerystore@printcenter.org, 215.735.6090 x2. Image: Carl Fudge, Composition 2 in Orange, Pink, Red and Gold, 2004, Silkscreen, Edition 4 of 6, 24 1/2" x 24 1/2" https://printcenterstore.myshopify.com/collections/carl-fudge/products/composition-2-in-orange-pink-red-and-gold

    The Print Center
    IN THE GALLERY STORE! Carl Fudge turns recognizable images into hypnotic abstractions that evoke pixelated images. His solo exhibition here at The Print Center in 2005 was a huge success - did you...
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26 hours ago

Intramural soccer is cancelled for today, May...

Intramural soccer is cancelled for today, May 19th due to weather. Have a great day!

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30 hours ago

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    FURNISH AND INSTALL NEW CAT6 PLENUM RATED CABLES FOR THE 13TH FLOOR STATIONS WITH 236 DROPS,FURNISH AND INSTALL NEW CAT6A PLENUM RATED CABLES FOR THE 13TH FLOOR WIRELESS WITH 24 DROPS AND A LONGEST RUN OF ABOUT 150FT AS PER 2008 NEC (CC DISTRICT)

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    HVAC INSTALLATION INCLUDES FURNISH LABOR TO RELOCATE ONE A/C UNIT, FURNISH AND INSTALL 4 VAV DAMPERS, DUCT AND AIR DEVICES FOR NEW OFFICE LAYOUT.

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    INSTALL NEW LIGHT FIXTURES,LUTRON LIGHTING CONTROL SYSTEM,WALL AND CEILING MOTION SENSORS,RECEPTS THROUGHOUT,WALL AND FLOOR MOUNTED FURNITURE FEEDS AND REPLACE 1-EXISTING 150AMP ELECTRICAL PANEL ON AN EXISTING SERVICE AS PER 2008 NEC (CC DISTRICT) FURNISH AND INSTALL FIRE ALARM SYSTEM WITH 5-CEILING SPEAKER/STROBES,2-CEILING STROBES ONLY AND 1-DOOR RELEASE RELAY AS PER NFPA72

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    RELOCATE 17 EXISTING SPRINKLER HEADS (COMMERCIAL)

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    FURNISH AND INSTALL NEW CAT6 PLENUM RATED CABLES WITH 108 DROPS AND A LONGEST RUN OF ABOUT 100FT AS PER 2008 NEC (CC DISTRICT)

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32 hours ago

Read Dracula in real time.* During the day, ...

Read Dracula in real time.* During the day, Jonathan tries to return to the room where he met the vampire women, but finds the door blocked. In the evening, the Count asks him to write three post-dated letters, two (dated June 12 and 19) about his impending departure for home and another (dated June 29), stating that he has just left the castle. Jonathan writes in his journal, “I know now the span of my life. God help me!” *The novel, Dracula, is comprised of journal entries and letters, all dated, so throughout the year, we’ll be posting a day-by-day account of the plot of Dracula. Follow along with your own reading and feel free to leave comments below (no spoilers for those who may be reading for the first time).

    The Rosenbach
    Read Dracula in real time.* During the day, Jonathan tries to return to the room where he met the vampire women, but finds the door blocked. In the evening, the Count asks him to write three...
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38 hours ago

Here’s another feature for #internationalmuse...

Here’s another feature for #internationalmuseumday, Surgeons' Hall Museums in Edinburgh (UK). Three collections - pathology, surgery, and dental, open to the public seven days a week. ・・・ More great work done by our Human Remains Conservator, This brain shows an abscess and thrombosis. Unfortunately, while in the jar it developed a problem with mould, and so it was removed and treated with anti-fungal agents before being re-mounted in new fluid. A big improvement!

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    Here's another feature for #internationalmuseumday, Surgeons' Hall Museums in Edinburgh (UK). Three collections - pathology, surgery, and dental, open to the public seven days a week. ・・・ More...
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38 hours ago

Schuylkill Banks added 3 new photos.

Art in the Open Philadelphia is on the Banks all weekend! See the river and Philadelphia through the work of 40 artists and collaborative teams working in all media. More info: https://bit.ly/1eshTSD

    Schuylkill Banks
    Schuylkill Banks added a new photo.
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38 hours ago

“I am as curious about color as one would be ...

“I am as curious about color as one would be visiting a new country...” —Henri Matisse On #internationalmuseumday, here’s to all the ways art can transform how we see the world. We ❤️ this moment of a young art lover #seeingtheBarnes by @rebeccabooholden

    The Barnes Foundation
    "I am as curious about color as one would be visiting a new country..." -Henri Matisse On #internationalmuseumday, here's to all the ways art can transform how we see the world. We ❤️ this moment of...
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40 hours ago

Center City District shared a link.

    Construction to Begin on Market JFK Vision Zero Safety Project | Office of Transportation & Infrastructure Systems
    PHILADELPHIA - The Office of Transportation and Infrastructure Systems (oTIS) announced today that restriping and safety improvements are scheduled to begin on Monday, May 21 for the Market JFK Vision Zero Pilot Project. Restriping and installation of flexible delineator posts and signage are expected to be completed within two weeks, weather permitting.
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40 hours ago

Our next #internationalmuseumday feature is M...

Our next #internationalmuseumday feature is Museum Vrolik in Amsterdam. A large collection of anatomy and pathology, it’s also free to attend. 🧠🧠

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    Our next #internationalmuseumday feature is Museum Vrolik in Amsterdam. A large collection of anatomy and pathology, it's also free to attend. 🧠🧠
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40 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared a lin...

    Ruth Wolf: Pond
    Pond, acrylic, spray paint and carbon paper on canvas painting by Collective Member Ruth Wolf. From her solo exhibition May 12 - June 9, 2018. Note: Painting will ship at end of exhibition. H 12" x W 12"
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41 hours ago

“The rats and mice were voracious, eating bir...

“The rats and mice were voracious, eating birds alive - albatrosses, petrels, prions; anything they could get their teeth into, and that included chicks that were often several times their own size.” https://bbc.in/2G9iQxA

    Restoring South Georgia's wildlife paradise
    They have gone, or so it seems. The biggest rat eradication programme ever undertaken appears to have rid South Georgia island in the South Atlantic of its pest problem. A survey of the British Overseas Territory has found no trace of the rodents that had been attacking the local birdlife.
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41 hours ago

Thanks to everyone who joined us for an incre...

Thanks to everyone who joined us for an incredible night with Yanni!

    Yanni Is Still Chilling, 25 Years After the Acropolis
    PHILADELPHIA - The mustache is back. Yanni, the Greek-American god of sweeping, symphonic-ish musical light syrup, says he goes back and forth about keeping his signature facial flourish. He shaved it off a few years ago; it's disconcertingly absent from the cover of his 2016 album "Sensuous Chill."
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42 hours ago

Next up for our #internationalmuseumday featu...

Next up for our #internationalmuseumday feature is this marvelous mid-west medical museum, the International Museum of Surgical Science in Chicago (USA). ・・・ "This reddish-brown, extremely bitter liquid was used as treatment for many afflictions, mental and physical. Laudanum is an opium tincture containing opium alkaloids: morphine and codeine. It was named by Paracelsus, “the father of toxicology,” and was believed to mean “something to be praised” in Latin. Used throughout Victorian society as a muscle relaxer, cough suppressant, etc., the medicine is highly addictive. It has the reputation of having inspired writers, poets and artists, such as Charles Dickens, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and Thomas De Quincey. In 1868 after numerous overdoses of the once over-the-counter drug, restrictions were put into place and the bottle had to be clearly labeled as a poison."

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    Next up for our #internationalmuseumday feature is this marvelous mid-west medical museum, the International Museum of Surgical Science in Chicago (USA). ・・・ "This reddish-brown, extremely bitter...
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44 hours ago

Fairmount CDC added 2 new photos.

May showers bring #fairmountflowers 💦🌸 . .. ... #fairmountphl #fairmountforever #artmuseumarea #whyilovephilly #citygarden #urbanhorticulture

    Fairmount CDC
    Fairmount CDC added a new photo.
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44 hours ago

On Sunday, May 20 (the last day of Love Your ...

On Sunday, May 20 (the last day of Love Your Park Week!) explore the culture, history, and architecture of Philadelphia’s parks with FREE admission to 10 unique historic houses and museums throughout the park system! http://bit.ly/2KCIHAX

    Fairmount Park Conservancy
    On Sunday, May 20 (the last day of Love Your Park Week!) explore the culture, history, and architecture of Philadelphia's parks with FREE admission to 10 unique historic houses and museums throughout...
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44 hours ago

Tickets are on sale now to catch Ziggy Marley...

Tickets are on sale now to catch Ziggy Marley with Steel Pulse and Tribal Seeds at the Skyline Stage on September 6!

    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    Tickets are on sale now to catch Ziggy Marley with Steel Pulse and Tribal Seeds at the Skyline Stage on September 6!
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44 hours ago

The Franklin Institute is asking for donation...

Happy International Museum Day from The Franklin Institute! http://bit.ly/1j9UnfV

    The Franklin Institute
    Happy International Museum Day from The Franklin Institute! http://bit.ly/1j9UnfV
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44 hours ago

First on our #internationalmuseumday feature:...

First on our #internationalmuseumday feature: Want to see a medical collection with bite? The Wellcome Collection in London (UK) has a new exhibition on teeth open now through September, and it doesn’t cost an arm and a leg…it’s free. ・・・ This is a late 18th century ivory obturator with human teeth, believed to have belonged to Sir Edmund Burke. . Edmund Burke was an Irish-born writer and politician, widely regarded as the philosophical founder of modern conservatism. He moved to London in 1750, where he served as an MP for 28 years. This prosthesis appears to have had the dual function of providing an upper set of teeth – human teeth riveted into the ivory base – and sealing a hole, front right in the roof of the mouth, suggesting that the wearer had a cleft palate. . You can see these and more at our new #Teethexhibition opening on 17 May. From folk remedies and tooth fairies to barber-surgeons and professional dentists, Teeth tells the tale of our pursuit of a pain-free mouth and the perfect smile. Image courtesy: British Dental Association Museum .

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    First on our #internationalmuseumday feature: Want to see a medical collection with bite? The Wellcome Collection in London (UK) has a new exhibition on teeth open now through September, and it...
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44 hours ago

Only three spots available - sign up today!

Only three spots available - sign up today!

    The Urban Landscape with Mashiul Chowdhury Summer Session
    Capture the mood and abstract nature of the urban landscape using oil paint and charcoal from photo references. Use drawing to build structure and form in combination with paint to create interesting textures and atmosphere. Some gesture drawing of the figure will be mixed in to the painting experience.
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45 hours ago

The Print Center added 2 new photos.

Thank you for joining us for our opening reception of the 92nd ANNUAL solo exhibitions! It was a perfect beginning to the evening to hear Julie Anne Greenberg and Jacob Koestler talk about their work. Many thanks to the artists! If you missed the opening, the exhibitions: Daniel W. Coburn: Becoming a Specter | Julie Anne Greenberg: Considerable Uncertainty Remains | Jacob Koestler: Copy of a Copy are on view through August 4, 2018. We hope to see you! Daniel W. Coburn’s exhibition will feature previously unshown works from the series Becoming a Specter. | Julie Anne Greenberg creates installations composed of hundreds of printed and cut paper components affixed directly to the wall. | Jacob Koestler combines multiple print and photographic media, sometimes in the same piece. http://printcenter.org/100/92nd-solo-shows/

    The Print Center
    The Print Center added a new photo.
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45 hours ago

Tickets to see the “Empress of Soul” Gladys K...

Tickets to see the “Empress of Soul” Gladys Knight live at the Mann with The O’Jays on Sunday, August 12 are on sale now! 🎤

    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    Tickets to see the "Empress of Soul" Gladys Knight live at the Mann with The O'Jays on Sunday, August 12 are on sale now! 🎤
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45 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared a lin...

    Stephanie Rogers: Party at the Reef
    Party at the Reef, acrylic on gesso board painting by Collective Member Stephanie Rogers. From her solo exhibition May 12 - June 9, 2018. Note: Painting will ship at end of exhibition. H 30" x W 30"
    https://ceruleanarts.com

46 hours ago

🚨Tickets are on sale now for Radio 104.5 pres...

🚨Tickets are on sale now for Radio 104.5 presents All Time Low and Dashboard Confessionall at the Skyline Stage on Friday, August 17 🙌

    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    🚨Tickets are on sale now for Radio 104.5 presents All Time Low and Dashboard Confessionall at the Skyline Stage on Friday, August 17 🙌
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46 hours ago

🚨 Tickets are on sale now for Radio 104.5 pre...

🚨 Tickets are on sale now for Radio 104.5 presents All Time Low and Dashboard Confessionall at the Skyline Stage on Friday, August 17 🙌

    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    🚨Tickets are on sale now for Radio 104.5 presents All Time Low and Dashboard Confessionall at the Skyline Stage on Friday, August 17 🙌
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46 hours ago

Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of...

It’s #internationalmuseumday! Because there can only be one Mütter Museum, and not everyone can visit Philadelphia (although you should) today we will share some other museums you can check out. Image is of a humerus from Dr. Mütter’s collection.

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia added a new photo.
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46 hours ago

Young Friends of Rittenhouse Square updated t...

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    Young Friends of Rittenhouse Square
    https://yfrittenhouse.ticketleap.com/2018yfballonthesquare/
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47 hours ago

We're pretty big fans of the 2,500 of you too...

We're pretty big fans of the 2,500 of you too! Thanks for "liking" us.

    Fairmount CDC
    We're pretty big fans of the 2,500 of you too! Thanks for "liking" us.
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47 hours ago

“If you would not be forgotten, as soon as yo...

“If you would not be forgotten, as soon as you are dead and rotten, either write things worth reading, or do things worth writing.” -Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard’s Almanack, 1783. http://bit.ly/1Z1Wq64 #FranklinFriday IMAGE: David Edwin | Benjamin Franklin | Library of Congress

    The Franklin Institute
    "If you would not be forgotten, as soon as you are dead and rotten, either write things worth reading, or do things worth writing." -Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard's Almanack, 1783....
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47 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared their...

Last two days to see "Beyond Time and Place" featuring paintings by Michael Smith & Karen Stabenow - on view through 6pm Saturday, May 19.

    Beyond Time and Place
    Karen Stabenow, Purple Rain, oil on wood panel, 12" x 24" Available Michael Smith, Hollander, acrylic on panel, 18" x 12" Available Michael Smith, Bird's Eye, acrylic on panel, 18" x 12" Available Karen Stabenow, Arctic Imaginations 1, oil on wood panel, 24" x 28" Available Michael Smith, Study for Site Seeing
    https://ceruleanarts.com

47 hours ago

On Friday, May 18 the Playground will be clos...

On Friday, May 18 the Playground will be closed due to the forecast. Join us for indoor fun in the Playhouse!

    Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse
    On Friday, May 18 the Playground will be closed due to the forecast. Join us for indoor fun in the Playhouse!
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2 days ago

Six farmers' markets open this weekend all ar...

Six farmers' markets open this weekend all around the Philadelphia area, over 100 farmers and food artisans coming from the farms and the kitchens to the markets. Hope you're hungry!

    Six Farmers' Markets Open This Weekend
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