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Thank you Philly Foodworks for the generous d...

Thank you Philly Foodworks for the generous donation of apples at Greenfield's Earth Day celebration. This local company is different from a traditional farm share. You can get a subscription to their online farmers market where you can buy produce, meat, bread, and more (delivered to your home or a nearby location). Support small, local producers and Greenfield at the same time with the coupon code GREENFIELD. This will save you $15 that goes directly to the school! For more info, check out phillyfoodworks.com or email info@phillyfoodworks.com Philly Foodworks

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    Thank you Philly Foodworks for the generous donation of apples at Greenfield's Earth Day celebration. This local company is different from a traditional farm share. You can get a subscription to...
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50 min ago

Memorial Day Weekend at The Mütter Museum: We...

Memorial Day Weekend at The Mütter Museum: We're open all weekend! Come check out our Civil War medicine exhibition and discover how modern medicine came to be through the stories of those who fought, and those who healed them. #MDW - https://mailchi.mp/collegeofphysicians/memorial-day-weekend-at-the-mtter-museum

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    Memorial Day Weekend at The Mütter Museum: We're open all weekend! Come check out our Civil War medicine exhibition and discover how modern medicine came to be through the stories of those who...
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52 min ago

Geologist Daniel Barringer was born on this d...

Geologist Daniel Barringer was born on this day in 1860. http://bit.ly/2rVbYNR On view in our Space Command exhibit is a small chunk of a 300,000 pound nickel-iron meteorite that fell to Earth near Flagstaff, Arizona about 50,000 years ago in a site that was found to have been caused by an extraterrestrial impact by Barringer. It’s 5.5 billion years old; 500 million years older than our sun and a billion years older than the Earth itself. http://bit.ly/1PpMIqB IMAGE: Meteorite Fragment | Arizona, United States | On loan from the Barringer Family

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    Geologist Daniel Barringer was born on this day in 1860. http://bit.ly/2rVbYNR On view in our Space Command exhibit is a small chunk of a 300,000 pound nickel-iron meteorite that fell to Earth near...
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1 hour ago

The Franklin Institute was live.

The soundtrack for our new 8-bit video game, ‘The Adventures of Benjamin Franklin’ is adapted from a 1778 composition attributed to Benjamin Franklin himself that a contemporaneous review called a "musical farce," a "miserable work," and "degrading to the art." http://bit.ly/2xaPQqh Play ‘The Adventures of Benjamin Franklin’ now using your computer or mobile device. http://bit.ly/8bitben #FranklinFriday

    The Franklin Institute
    The soundtrack for our new 8-bit video game, 'The Adventures of Benjamin Franklin' is adapted from a 1778 composition attributed to Benjamin Franklin himself that a contemporaneous review called a...
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1 hour ago

Coming soon to the @PlaysAndPlayers Trans...

Coming soon to the @PlaysAndPlayers Transient Arts and @RunBoyRunProd of @PHLCultureWorks present Andrew Chupa’s “Of Maintenances and Men” at the part of the @SoLowFest (pay what you can)PWYC $5-$10 donation for seating reserve tickets at runboyrunprod@mail.com today

    Plays & Players
    Coming soon to the @PlaysAndPlayers Transient Arts and @RunBoyRunProd of @PHLCultureWorks present Andrew Chupa's "Of Maintenances and Men" at the part of the @SoLowFest (pay what you can)PWYC...
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8 hours ago

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11 hours ago

Population growth slowed in most cities of mo...

Population growth slowed in most cities of more than a million people, except San Antonio and Philadelphia.

    Quest for Affordable Housing Drives People Away From the Coasts
    The high cost of housing seemed to sap Americans' taste for coastal cities last year as cities in Texas and Arizona gained more population than New York City or Los Angeles for the first time in a decade, according to census population estimates released today.
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12 hours ago

Read Dracula in real time.* May 24. Everybod...

Read Dracula in real time.* May 24. Everybody wants Lucy. On this date in Dracula, Lucy Westenra writes to her friend Mina Murray about the three men who have proposed marriage to her . . . all on the same day! Dr John Seward, “the lunatic-asylum man, with the strong jaw and the good forehead,” was first. Lucy turned him down. Next was Mr. Quincey P. Morris, “the American from Texas,” whose proposal included comparing Lucy to a horse in harness with him. She turned that one down. Lastly, Arthur Holmwood, the polished, soon-to-be Lord, came in and swept Lucy off her feet. Obviously, she said yes to Arthur, but Lucy did wonder to her friend, “Why can’t they let a girl marry three men?” *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.* May 24. Everybody wants Lucy. On this date in Dracula, Lucy Westenra writes to her friend Mina Murray about the three men who have proposed marriage to her . . . all on...
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16 hours ago

92nd ANNUAL solo exhibitions: Julie Anne Gree...

92nd ANNUAL solo exhibitions: Julie Anne Greenberg: Considerable Uncertainty Remains Jacob Koestler: Copy of a Copy Daniel W. Coburn: Becoming a Specter are on view through August 4, 2018. I am inspired by ideas of the infinite in relation to sublime subjects like hurricanes and other weather patterns. The patterns allow me to closely examine a subject that is so much larger and powerful than myself. Essentially, the act of printing the same patterns over and over again ties in to my exploration of natural phenomena. As humans, we can try to predict and understand these storms, however we will always fall short due to our own limitations….As I print, cut, and stare, I find myself sitting in the middle of each disturbance, rearranging pieces that no longer fit together. - Julie Anne Greenberg Image: Julie Anne Greenberg, System XV Nicole: “Defied Forecasts by Steadily Organizing”, 2018, Screenprint with paint and pigment on cut and reassembled paper on built panel http://printcenter.org/100/92nd-solo-shows/

    The Print Center
    92nd ANNUAL solo exhibitions: Julie Anne Greenberg: Considerable Uncertainty Remains Jacob Koestler: Copy of a Copy Daniel W. Coburn: Becoming a Specter are on view through August 4, 2018. I am...
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17 hours ago

Under Armour, watch out: Endeavor is here to make our workouts comfortable as well as stylish

Endeavor Rittenhouse Square is at 118 S. 18th St., 267-773-8198; Endeavor Stone Harbor is at 300 99th St., 609-967-3336, endeavorathletic.com.

    Under Armour, watch out: Endeavor is here to make our workouts comfortable as well as stylish
    Former NHL defenseman and Radnor native Colby Cohen has #stylegoals. He's hoping that Endeavor, the high-performance men's and women's leggings, tank tops, T's, and hoodies brand he co-founded with fitness center owner Paul Ehrlichman of Pitman might one day be to Philadelphia what Under Armour is to Baltimore.
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17 hours ago

What to do Memorial Day weekend in Philadelphia – May 25 – 28, 2018

The Mutter Museum, 19 S 22nd St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103

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Lithuanian Music Hall, 2715 E Allegheny Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19134

Museum of the American Revolution, 101 S 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106

    What to do Memorial Day weekend in Philadelphia - May 25 - 28, 2018
    At last, it's Memorial Day weekend, the official start to summer. Maybe you've got Monday off, maybe even Friday if you're lucky. And if you're staying local, that means even more time to get out there and have fun.
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17 hours ago

In honor of #InternationalTiaraDay check out ...

In honor of #InternationalTiaraDay check out our pearl and amethyst tiara, reputedly belonging to Augusta Amelia Bonaparte (grand-niece of Napoleon I). This and another stunning floral tiara are on display in our historic house.[Decorative comb, gilded brass, amethyst, and pearl.19th century, first quarter, possibly French or Austrian. 1954.1877 a]

    The Rosenbach
    In honor of #InternationalTiaraDay check out our pearl and amethyst tiara, reputedly belonging to Augusta Amelia Bonaparte (grand-niece of Napoleon I). This and another stunning floral tiara are on...
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17 hours ago

Center City District shared Econsult Solution...

    Pulse art installation coming (finally) to Dilworth Park
    A long-awaited art piece is finally coming to Dilworth Park, bringing a surge of color to the popular-and currently very grey-Center City common space. In July, the first part of the installation, called "Pulse," will cast a green misty line across the park, mirroring (in real time) the green line SEPTA trolley underground, according to PhillyVoice.
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18 hours ago

“Along with recipes for distilling wine and m...

“Along with recipes for distilling wine and making black hair dye, the manuscript contains instructions for conjuring up a basilisk — the mythical serpent that played a memorable role in one of J.K. Rowling’s best-selling books.” http://bit.ly/2GdnBGo

    Scans reveal secrets of medieval 'Harry Potter' book and medical texts at Penn
    The slim volume bound in animal skin represented the best the field of medicine had to offer 500 years ago: a compilation of remedies made from such ingredients as rabbit bones, ox tongue, and chicory. Yet at some point before the manuscript reached its current resting place, a library shelf at the University of Pennsylvania, an unknown liquid was spilled on its carefully lettered pages.
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18 hours ago

The Franklin Institute was live.

We are soaking up the late spring sun in Philadelphia with our rooftop EarthCam. http://bit.ly/2EnwVuA

    The Franklin Institute
    We are soaking up the late spring sun in Philadelphia with our rooftop EarthCam. http://bit.ly/2EnwVuA
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19 hours ago

CSz Philadelphia - Home of ComedySportz is wi...

Saturday 5/26 at 10pm www.csztix.com

    CSz Philadelphia - Home of ComedySportz
    Saturday 5/26 at 10pm www.csztix.com
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20 hours ago

Central Detective Division is Seeking the Public’s Help in Locating Lost Property

...62 year-old-female, was at the payment kiosk inside the parking garage located at 1845 Walnut Street when she dropped her Cartier Ballon Bleu wrist watch. Below is a stock photo of...

    Philly Police Blog | Central Detective Division is Seeking the Public's Help in Locating Lost Property
    The complainant, a 62 year-old-female, was at the payment kiosk inside the parking garage located at 1845 Walnut Street when she dropped her Cartier Ballon Bleu wrist watch. Below is a stock photo of the watch and it is believed that someone may have picked the watch up.
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21 hours ago

In honor of Wesley Stace's upcoming performan...

In honor of Wesley Stace's upcoming performance at the Rosenbach on Wednesday, May 30, we'll be posting some of our favorite "Moments of Wes." Today's is brought to you by that ubiquitous coffee conglomerate.

    John Wesley Harding - There's A Starbucks (Where The Starbucks Used To Be)
    Music video by John Wesley Harding performing There's A Starbucks (Where The Starbucks Used To Be). Yep Roc Records
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21 hours ago

Greenfield Home and School Association added ...

SPRING FAIR IS ALMOST HERE! It's going to be a beautiful day. We're selling tickets after school today. See the map and price list to help your children plan out their day.

    Greenfield Home and School Association
    Greenfield Home and School Association added a new photo.
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21 hours ago

Shown here as an infrared image, the Helix Ne...

Shown here as an infrared image, the Helix Nebula, located approximately 700 light years from Earth, is known for its stunning resemblance to a human eye. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2qSuAAL IMAGE: Comets Kick up Dust in Helix Nebula | 2007 | NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

    The Franklin Institute
    Shown here as an infrared image, the Helix Nebula, located approximately 700 light years from Earth, is known for its stunning resemblance to a human eye. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2qSuAAL IMAGE:...
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23 hours ago

Benjamin Franklin may have signed the Declara...

Benjamin Franklin may have signed the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, but he was never the hero of his own video game - until now. Collect all the keys and challenge your friends with our new 8-bit game, ‘The Adventures of Benjamin Franklin.’ http://bit.ly/8bitben This game is presented alongside “Game Masters: The Exhibition,” open at The Franklin Institute now through September 3, 2018. http://bit.ly/1VqWo8O

    The Adventures of Benjamin Franklin
    To coincide with the new special exhibition , The Franklin Institute has launched "The Adventures of Benjamin Franklin," a custom-developed retro 8-bit-style game in which Ben Franklin races to collect lightning, climb Independence Hall, and more. The game was designed by the in-house digital team at The Franklin Institute GameMaker Studio 2.
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23 hours ago

Tacos in Philly: The Ultimate Guide

Each tortilla-swaddled stack of rich, shredded duck meat gets topped with a perfectly poppable (and Instagrammable) fried egg. 2013 Chestnut Street

Score a trio of Revolution’s uniquely flavored tacos at their brick and mortar spot near 20th and Walnut Streets or follow them on Twitter to find out where their truck is popping up across the city. 2015 Walnut Street

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Our 2017 Best of Philly winner is the only spot in the city serving up tacos de canasta — tacos that are pre-assembled in a basket, often with a layer of onion and sprinkling of chili oil in between — and allowed to steam, then served with salsas. 1030 South 8th Street

This just-south-of-Washington spot serves up some of the Philly restaurant industry’s favorite tacos. No wonder — they’re perfect for a late-night pit stop, with service till 4 a.m. 1104 South 9th Street

Yes, the place has a dedicated following based on the authentic mole and enchiladas (generally covered in mole). But if you’re looking for tacos, this simple beef-and-cheese option is kind of like a Mexican cheesesteak. 1144 South 9th Street

Simple, classic and exactly what you want in a neighborhood taqueria. Plus, it’s a South Philly Mexican BYOB with occasional wandering mariachis, so how can you beat that? 908 Washington Avenue

There’s always a line at this truck, which posts up near 10th Street and Washington Avenue. Be sure to ask for your taco classic style for the traditional toppings of cilantro...

...unless the Americanized option with sour cream, cheese, lettuce, and tomato is more your thing). 1000 Washington Avenue

Choose from a range of taco options here, from straightforward favorites like tilapia and shrimp to chicken bacon ranch. There’s even a Tex Mex section of the taco menu, serving up fillings in flour tortillas with gringo-friendly toppings like guac, lettuce, and cheese. 1225 Fitzwater Street

La Virgen’s slate of masa-based delicacies is expansive, with sopas, huaraches, tlacoyos, and more on the menu. But the fried tacos are our favorite. And they will be yours, too. 1839 South 8th Street

Yes, they do some very authentic Mexican food (a long list of tacos included). But the cool thing about Tamalex is that it also offers Honduran food, and a couple different versions of chilaquiles on their breakfast menu. 1163 South 7th Street

Typically, we’d avoid recommending the American-style tacos rancheros section of the menu, with its sour cream and cheese toppings, but their huitlacoche taco — a prized fungus that sometimes grows on ears of corn — is too good to pass up. 951 Wolf Street

This is a two-person operation — just Raquel and Roman. But the two of them manage to supply everyone who comes with guisados del dia (stews of the day, a rarity in Philly). For a slight upcharge, they’ll make your tortillas fresh. 1629 South 7th Street

Simple and straightforward street-style tacos on a menu already full of sopes, huaraches and excellent spicy shrimp burritos. 1138 South 13th Street

This Pistola’s brings its tweaked taco recipes to South Philly. Try the catfish po’boy taco served with crispy white cabbage, pico de gallo, chipotle aioli and cilantro, for a taste of Mexico via New Orleans. 1934 East Passyunk Avenue

When you’re west of Broad and craving tacos, this is the spot for classic tacos and variations like tacos gringas and tacos del sol — flour tortillas stuffed with melted cheese over slices of skirt steak. 1801 South Chadwick Street

This place does great empanadas and big plates of nachos, but in terms of tacos, they’ve got a big list the covers everything from vegan beef to goat. 1651 East Passyunk Avenue

The first floor of this Garces mainstay has recently been remade as a taqueria, offering tacos in nine different varieties, from the traditional to the Americanized (like the Gringo, which is just plain old ground beef). 3945 Chestnut Street

This light-filled upstairs joint from Oyster House owner Sam Mink puts a contemporary polish on favorite Mexican dishes. To go all out, try the tasting menu, which comes with three tacos, salsas, ceviche, empanadas, and tres leches cake, all for $35. 1516 Sansom Street

...a chipotle cabbage slaw — which flies in the face of tradition in a delicious way. 120 South 15th Street

Come here any day for the awesome (and filling) chorizo and potato tacos. But the best possible use of Twitter in Philly remains following @locopeztacos to find out when the dollar taco nights are on. 2401 East Norris Street

The star of this glorified Fishtown taco stand’s menu is the fried octopus taco, topped with tomato jam, chimichurri sauce, and queso fresco. But everything else on the menu is almost as good, just as messy and just as ideal for last-call taco bingeing. 1431 Frankford Avenue

This spot on North 2nd Street serves up flavorful tacos for sure (particularly the shredded chicken), but the stellar ingredient here is definitely the salsa. 1356 North 2nd Street

This northern outpost of the Cantina Los Cabalitos family has more than a hundred kinds of tequila behind the bar, Mexican poutine on the menu, a kale caesar (if that’s your jam) and a whole taqueria portion of their menu offering tacos, bowls and burritos. 931 North 2nd Street

With five kinds of breakfast tacos and a list of regular tacos as long as your arm, this is THE place to check out when you’re looking for a taco in Fishtown. And maybe the only place if you’re looking for tacos de cabeza. 1301 North 5th Street

...Even better, their fish is sustainably sourced according to Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch guidelines. 1901 Callowhill Street

The tilapia in La Calaca’s fish tacos get their crisp thanks to a plantain crust and a hop in the fryer. Then they’re topped with cabbage, avocado and a lemon vinaigrette. 2321 Fairmount Avenue

...relative rarities like lengua, tripe, birria, cecina and suadera (shredded, salted and steamed beef, respectively). 2600 Federal Street, Camden

    Tacos in Philly: The Ultimate Guide
    From Kensington to deep south Philly, our list of the best places to sate your taco craving. Look, I do not have to convince you to eat tacos. No one has to be convinced to eat tacos.
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23 hours ago

CCD Sips kicks off June 6! Be sure to follow ...

CCD Sips kicks off June 6! Be sure to follow the new and official Sips account on Instagram

    Center City District Sips (@ccdsips) * Instagram photos and videos
    291 Followers, 74 Following, 7 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Center City District Sips (@ccdsips)
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24 hours ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market shared Plowshare ...

Hope everybody enjoys strawberry season at the local farmers markets.

    Plowshare Farms
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24 hours ago

TONIGHT: Kick off the holiday weekend with ou...

TONIGHT: Kick off the holiday weekend with our first beer garden of the season! We recommend grabbing your ticket now, and there should be some walk-ins available too (watch this space): https://muttr.org/beergardenmay2018

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    TONIGHT: Kick off the holiday weekend with our first beer garden of the season! We recommend grabbing your ticket now, and there should be some walk-ins available too (watch this space):...
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25 hours ago

Solo: A Star Wars Story spans six years, whic...

Solo: A Star Wars Story spans six years, which makes it the longest time frame of any Star Wars movie. #FunFact Lucky for us, the Prince Theater screens the movie from now until next Thursday, May 31st. Tickets NOW available: http://filmadelphia.org/events/solo-star-wars/

    Prince Theater
    Solo: A Star Wars Story spans six years, which makes it the longest time frame of any Star Wars movie. #FunFact Lucky for us, the Prince Theater screens the movie from now until next Thursday, May...
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25 hours ago

We Invite You to be Our Dinner Date! https:/...

We Invite You to be Our Dinner Date! https://conta.cc/2LpqlEH

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25 hours ago

Police search for suspect in armed robberies of four banks in University City, including PNC at 40th and Walnut on Tuesday

May 14, 2018 – Citizens Bank, 2001 Market Street

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Police search for suspect in armed robberies of four banks in University City, including PNC at 40th and Walnut on Tuesday

April 25, 2018 – TD Bank, 3735 Walnut Street

April 28, 2018 – Santander Bank, 3802 Chestnut Street

May 8, 2018 – Santander Bank, 3131 Market Street

    Police search for suspect in armed robberies of four banks in University City, including PNC at 40th and Walnut on Tuesday
    Police are asking for the public's assistance to help find the person who they believe robbed five banks in the city in the past month, four of them in the University City area.
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26 hours ago

FBI/PPD Violent Crimes Task Force Search for Serial Bank Robbery Suspect in the 9th, 16th, 18th and 19th, Districts

May 14, 2018 – Citizens Bank, 2001 Market Street

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April 25, 2018 – TD Bank, 3735 Walnut Street

April 28, 2018 – Santander Bank, 3802 Chestnut Street

May 8, 2018 – Santander Bank, 3131 Market Street

May 22, 2018 – PNC Bank, 200 South 40th Street

    Philly Police Blog | FBI/PPD Violent Crimes Task Force Search for Serial Bank Robbery Suspect in the 9th, 16th, 18th and 19th, Districts
    The subject is described as a black male in his mid-40s to early 50s, approximately 6'0"-6'2" tall, medium build, light complexion. For the first two robberies, he had a goatee; since then, he's been clean-shaven. Yesterday, he was wearing a white baseball cap, tan and brown Adidas jacket, sunglasses, and a black glove on his right hand, and was armed with a black semi-automatic handgun.
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37 hours ago

The Franklin Institute was live.

The International Space Station is making its way up the Eastern Seaboard of the United States this evening and will be visible to sky watchers in the Delaware Valley at around 8:42 pm ET (Look for a fast-moving and bright object). https://go.nasa.gov/2KN5SZc Using the orbiting laboratory's High Definition Earth Viewing Camera, we are looking down towards our planet as the station flies overhead. https://go.nasa.gov/2IINMXH Other viewing times for the Eastern United States include: 8:40 p.m. -- Charleston, S.C. 8:41 p.m. -- Savannah, Ga.; Raleigh, N.C. 8:42 p.m. -- Richmond, Va. 8:43 p.m. -- Baltimore, Md.; New York City; Boston, Mass. 8:44 p.m. -- Washington, D.C.

    The Franklin Institute
    The International Space Station is making its way up the Eastern Seaboard of the United States this evening and will be visible to sky watchers in the Delaware Valley at around 8:42 pm ET (Look for a...
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37 hours ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market added 9 new photo...

We're back this Saturday for our biggest market of the year! Stroll through the entire market, up Walnut and down 18th Street, and say hello to many of your favorite food producers, back for the first time this year. We are so excited to bring you all this local food and spring flowers, inlcuding the first of the 2018 strawberries.

    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market
    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market added a new photo.
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41 hours ago

92nd ANNUAL solo exhibitions: Daniel W. Cobur...

92nd ANNUAL solo 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. This project is an extension of my examination of the family photo album. In “Becoming a Specter” I make images in an effort to describe the anxiety and psychological estrangement one experiences during times of political and social unrest. I think of this project as a form of aesthetic defiance. It is my goal to expand the perimeter of visual ephemera that might be considered for new iterations of the family album. - Daniel W. Coburn Image: Daniel W. Coburn, Untitled, work from “Becoming a Specter”, 2018, Archival pigment prints, 16” x 20”, Edition of 12 http://printcenter.org/100/92nd-solo-shows/

    The Print Center
    92nd ANNUAL solo 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. This...
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42 hours ago

“The research is important not only for a bet...

“The research is important not only for a better understanding of the role each species of fly plays in the ecosystem at large, but for getting a larger picture of biodiversity and extinction rates.” http://bit.ly/2Ge9OiZ

    'Astounding' survey of fly species suggests we might be underestimating global biodiversity | CBC News
    A University of Calgary entomologist recently participated in a landmark study that revealed just how much we don't know about the number and variety of species that inhabit our planet. John Swann was one of 59 biologists who spent one year collecting flies from a four-hectare patch of cloud forest in Costa Rica.
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45 hours ago

During our House Tour: Love Stories this Satu...

During our House Tour: Love Stories this Saturday, May 26, you’ll hear dramatic, playful, and sometimes scandalous tales of love behind fine art or rare books in our collection.

    House Tour: Love Stories
    During this hour-long thematic tour of the Rosenbach brothers' home, you'll hear dramatic, playful, and sometimes scandalous tales of love behind fine art or rare books in our collection. Bring a date, bring a friend, or just bring yourself to explore the comedy and tragedy of love this May.
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45 hours ago

IBX to relocate, expand innovation studio

At 31,000 square feet, the Independence Center for Innovation will relocate to a new space roughly six times bigger than its previous 5,000-square-foot digs at 17th and Market, Independence Blue Cross announced on Wednesday.

The space, expected to open at 1901 Market St. during the first half of 2019, will serve as a meeting point for company specialists working on technology solutions in the healthcare space and

All told, the main IBX campus in Philly now occupies over 1 million square feet of space, including a new customer service call center across the street at 1900 Market, and customer experience center Independence LIVE, opened in 2016.

    IBX to relocate, expand innovation studio - Technical.ly Philly
    At 31,000 square feet, the Independence Center for Innovation will relocate to a new space roughly six times bigger than its previous 5,000-square-foot digs at 17th and Market, Independence Blue Cross announced on Wednesday. The space, expected to open at 1901 Market St.
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46 hours ago

WANTED FOR CREDIT CARD FRAUD IN 7TH DISTRICT:...

WANTED FOR CREDIT CARD FRAUD IN 7TH DISTRICT: On May 17, 2018, the victim, a 44 year-old-male, noticed numerous charges on his credit card that he didn’t recognize on Wednesday May 16, 2018. The charges included two (2) for $40 each at a Wawa store located at 1707 Arch Street at 8:28 pm, and seven (7) more totaling $280 at a Wawa store located at 1900 Market Street at 8:45 pm. The victim believes his card may also have been compromised at the gas pump of the Wawa store located at 10901 Bustleton Avenue on May 7, 2018. Central Detectives obtained still photos from the Wawa stores in the 9th District. This Investigation on-going. If you see this suspect do not approach him, contact 911 immediately. To submit a tip via telephone, dial 215.686.TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP or 773847. All tips will be confidential. If you have any information about this crime or this suspect, please contact: Northeast Detective Division: 215-686-3153/3154 Det. Plummer #723 DC 18-07-012865

    7th Police District Advisory Council
    WANTED FOR CREDIT CARD FRAUD IN 7TH DISTRICT: On May 17, 2018, the victim, a 44 year-old-male, noticed numerous charges on his credit card that he didn't recognize on Wednesday May 16, 2018. The...
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The 27 known moons of Uranus are named mostly...

The 27 known moons of Uranus are named mostly for characters from plays by William Shakespeare including, from left to right, Puck, Miranda, Titania and Oberon. https://go.nasa.gov/2GdjmLn IMAGE: Four moons of Uranus at relative scale (Puck, Miranda, Titania, Oberon) | NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

    The Franklin Institute
    The 27 known moons of Uranus are named mostly for characters from plays by William Shakespeare including, from left to right, Puck, Miranda, Titania and Oberon. https://go.nasa.gov/2GdjmLn IMAGE:...
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Greenfield Home and School Association shared...

We ❤️ Mr. Neary!

    Philadelphia READS
    We are so thankful to have teachers like John Neary, Greenfield Albert MSchool, in our community. He is a mentor for an extra-curricular club called "Read, Lead, Succeed", and in recognition of...
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Get your SPRING FAIR TICKETS before and after...

Get your SPRING FAIR TICKETS before and after school, in the play yard l! Avoid ticket lines by prepurchasing tickets with cash or check made to Greenfield HSA.

    Greenfield Home and School Association
    Greenfield Home and School Association, Philadelphia, PA. 632 likes · 67 talking about this · 85 were here. We aim to promote the partnership between home, school and the community.
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