4 hours ago

Plays & Players shared Underbite Theatre Comp...

You only have five chances left to see "All the Dead Biddles"! The Sunday NIGHT performance is CANCELED.

    Underbite Theatre Company presents "All the Dead Biddles"
    Please join us for the World Premiere of All the Dead Biddles, at the Skinner Studio (upstairs) at Plays and Players: 1714 Delancey Place, Philadelphia....
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4 hours ago

There are many ways to support the Rosenbach:...

There are many ways to support the Rosenbach: donations, memberships, tickets to a one-night-only performance by an organ virtuoso accompanying the silent film masterpiece Nosferatu.... #philantropy https://rosenbach.org/events/nosferatu/

    The Rosenbach
    There are many ways to support the Rosenbach: donations, memberships, tickets to a one-night-only performance by an organ virtuoso accompanying the silent film masterpiece Nosferatu.... #philantropy...
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6 hours ago

We have ONE ticket remaining for In Conversat...

We have ONE ticket remaining for In Conversation with the Rosenbach: Judge Jed S. Rakoff, which is the first of our new Federalist Papers miniseries. In this series, legal experts will focus on a single paper from this collection and guide a group conversation about what these ideas mean for American democracy in 2018. We'll put out a few related objects from our incredible collection of Founding Fathers documents. https://rosenbach.org/calendar/the-federalist-papers-mini-series/

    The Federalist Papers mini-series
    The Framers loved juries. They put the right to trial by jury into the Constitution because "they were unwilling to trust the government" to mark it out, Justice Antonin Scalia has written. Today, fully 95 percent of state criminal cases that end in conviction are resolved without a jury, by guilty pleas.
    https://rosenbach.org

6 hours ago

Thursday: Blues, poetry, and #blackgirlmagic ...

Thursday: Blues, poetry, and #blackgirlmagic brought to you by Yolanda Wisher and the Afroeaters, along with some special guests. https://rosenbach.org/events/yolanda-wishers-rent-party-at-the-rosenbach-2/

    The Rosenbach
    Thursday: Blues, poetry, and #blackgirlmagic brought to you by Yolanda Wisher and the Afroeaters, along with some special guests....
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6 hours ago

Each summer, The Franklin Institute welcomes ...

Each summer, The Franklin Institute welcomes more than 1,900 students to our museum as part of our Discovery Camp program for youths from Pre-K through 9th Grade, and registration for summer 2018 is now open. http://bit.ly/22lh1lz

    Summer Camp
    Get ready to have the best summer ever at The Franklin Institute! Experience the most hands-on, educational, iconic science summer camp in the Philadelphia area.
    https://www.fi.edu

6 hours ago

CultureWorks members and Bread & Roses Commun...

CultureWorks members and Bread & Roses Community Fund grantees, UrbEd is hosting their Launch Mixer THIS FRIDAY, January 19, at City Hall. Stop by to support this youth-run organization! Attendees will leave with UrbEd's first State of Education Report. See you on Friday!

    Mixer
    UrbEd is a newly founded, youth-run non-profit that fights for a quality and efficient urban education. We realize that there is an immense number of committed citizens across the city, working on issues related to education. As we fight for equal opportunity within the education system, we continuo
    https://www.urbedadvocates.org

7 hours ago

This is your last Tuesday to see Barbara Shel...

This is your last Tuesday to see Barbara Shelly's work during our Gallery Hours (4-6pm). You can also check it out when you see The Sabbatical - Jan 11-20 at Plays and Players or Underbite Theatre Company presents "All the Dead Biddles" this week, but it closes on the 20th, so GET IN HERE!

    Plays & Players
    This is your last Tuesday to see Barbara Shelly's work during our Gallery Hours (4-6pm). You can also check it out when you see The Sabbatical - Jan 11-20 at Plays and Players or Underbite Theatre...
    https://www.facebook.com

7 hours ago

The Rosenbach shared Awwwards's post.

Congrats, Bluecadet! This marvelous interactive can be played online or, better yet, in our FRANKENSTEIN & DRACULA exhibition where you'll be surrounded by handwritten drafts by Shelley and Stoker, along with their scientific references.

    Awwwards
    Modern Monsters web experience, bridging the gap between 19th century & 21st-century issues by Bluecadet wins #SOTD January 14th 2018 http://bit.ly/2mw8elM
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8 hours ago

The Franklin Institute shared their event.

Join us for the first Science After Hours of 2018 as we 'Party Like a Rock Star' and celebrate the science of rock and roll on January 23. http://bit.ly/1WaaTyi

    Science After Hours
    Science After Hours is an evening event series exclusively for adults ages 21+ featuring experiments, demonstrations, games, and innovative and engaging...
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9 hours ago

Tomorrow marks the 312th birthday of our name...

Tomorrow marks the 312th birthday of our namesake, Benjamin Franklin. http://bit.ly/2tTiFkq

    The Franklin Institute
    Tomorrow marks the 312th birthday of our namesake, Benjamin Franklin. http://bit.ly/2tTiFkq
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10 hours ago

18+ Fantastic Things To Do In Philadelphia This Week, January 16-21

Where:Mütter Museum, 19 S. 22nd Street

This article has 14 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Where:Various locations including Butcher and Singer, 1500 Walnut Street

Where:Dilworth Park, 1 S. 15th Street

Where:Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Four points along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway including outside the Rodin Museum, 2151 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Where:Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad Street

Where:FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Boulevard

Where:African American Museum in Philadelphia, 701 Arch Street

Where:The Franklin Institute, 222 N. 20th Street

Where:Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Where:Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad Street

Where:Good Good Comedy Theatre, 215 N. 11th Street

Where:Various locations including National Mechanics, 22 S. 3rd Street

Where:Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street

Where:Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad Street

    18+ Fantastic Things To Do In Philadelphia This Week, January 16-21
    Rothman Institute Ice Rink | Photo courtesy Center City District Center City Restaurant Week, the Eagles in the NFC Championship game, the Philly Home Show and more... It's looking like a delightfully delicious week here in Philadelphia. Center City District Restaurant Week is in full swing at more than 120 different eateries where you can spend a night out enjoying a three-course meal.
    https://www.uwishunu.com

12 hours ago

Talisker and Laphroaig, the names of two Scot...

Talisker and Laphroaig, the names of two Scottish whiskies, have been used to name features on Mars. http://bbc.in/2EvQJIH

    Nasa rover visits 'Scotland' on Mars
    Nasa's Mars rover Curiosity is exploring a part of the planet named after Torridon in Scotland. Martian geological areas and features have been named by Nasa after places on Earth. Several of the names have been taken from Scotland and, as well as Torridon, there is a Siccar Point, Muck, Wick, Sandwick and Holyrood on Mars.
    http://www.bbc.com

13 hours ago

Visit The Print Center in January! #NewsLette...

Visit The Print Center in January! #NewsLetter http://conta.cc/2FCaqzU

    The Print Center
    Visit The Print Center in January! #NewsLetter http://conta.cc/2FCaqzU
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13 hours ago

The Franklin Institute shared their video.

Be sure to submit your ideas for our Nerdy Valentines by today, January 16, 2017 at 12:00 pm ET to be eligible to win some awesome prizes. http://bit.ly/2FiujMj

    The Franklin Institute
    Do you think you have what it takes to caption our set of Nerdy Valentines in 2018? We want your most romantic science puns for our newest batch of cards (and there are prizes). Learn more:...
    http://www.facebook.com

22 hours ago

Just three more chances to see "The Sabbatica...

Just three more chances to see "The Sabbatical" from Bright Metal: Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights!

    Bright Metal Productions and Plays & Players Theatre present 'The Sabbatical'
    We're starting to reap the benefits of the Pig Iron School for Advanced Performance Training and the University of the Arts MFA program in Devised Theatre. Bright Metal Productions, a brand-new company, created The Sabbatical as its graduate thesis last year. It's now being co-produced with Plays & Players Theatre.
    http://www.broadstreetreview.com

29 hours ago

Greenfield Home and School Association added ...

Thank you to the students, parents and Temple University football teammates who honored Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a day of service at Greenfield!

    Greenfield Home and School Association
    Greenfield Home and School Association, Philadelphia, PA. 634 likes · 218 talking about this · 85 were here. We aim to promote the partnership between home, school and the community.
    https://www.facebook.com

30 hours ago

How are humans changing the face of the Earth...

How are humans changing the face of the Earth? These images show the impact we are having on our environment. http://bit.ly/2jrGyuU

    15 before-and-after images that show how we're transforming the planet
    Human beings have replaced nature as the dominant force shaping Earth. We've cleared away forests, dammed up mighty rivers, paved vast roads, and transported thousands of species around the world. "To a large extent," two scientists wrote in 2015, "the future of the only place where life is known to exist is being determined by the actions of humans."
    https://www.vox.com

33 hours ago

Every other Monday, a member of the Mütter Mu...

Every other Monday, a member of the Mütter Museum staff takes a minute to showcase an item from our collection. This week, museum director Robert Hicks describes the cold hard facts about the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918. If you haven't yet, get your flu shot! Stay tuned every other week for #MutterMinuteMonday

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    Every other Monday, a member of the Mütter Museum staff takes a minute to showcase an item from our collection. This week, museum director Robert Hicks describes the cold hard facts about the...
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34 hours ago

It's Industry Night at "All The Dead Biddles"...

It's Industry Night at "All The Dead Biddles"! 7:30PM, $15

    'Biddles' at Plays & Players: Witty, edgy comedy about grief
    Witty and immensely original, edgy and provocative, performed by four excellent actors, "All the Dead Biddles" by the Underbite Theatre Company (through Jan. 21 at Plays and Players Theatre) examines grief in all its messy, invasive craziness. - Hugh Hunter, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

36 hours ago

“Science investigates; religion interprets. S...

“Science investigates; religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power; religion gives man wisdom which is control. Science deals mainly with facts; religion deals mainly with values. The two are not rivals. They are complementary.” -Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. http://onforb.es/1n6X3Oq

    The Franklin Institute
    "Science investigates; religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power; religion gives man wisdom which is control. Science deals mainly with facts; religion deals mainly with values....
    http://www.facebook.com

37 hours ago

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day we sh...

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day we share with you the image of a work by Martin Puryear that was in our last exhibition Martin Puryear: Prints, 1962-2016. Image: Martin Puryear, MLK Elegi, 1968, Soft ground etching and aquatint, with burnishing, on wove paper. © Martin Puryear, Courtesy Matthew Marks Gallery http://printcenter.org/100/puryear/

    The Print Center
    In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day we share with you the image of a work by Martin Puryear that was in our last exhibition Martin Puryear: Prints, 1962-2016. Image: Martin Puryear, MLK Elegi,...
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39 hours ago

CSz Philadelphia - Home of ComedySportz is wi...

YOU should bring YOUR Family! WE bring OURS! Player Sean Curran and his family after a match Saturday night.

    CSz Philadelphia - Home of ComedySportz
    YOU should bring YOUR Family! WE bring OURS! Player Sean Curran and his family after a match Saturday night.
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39 hours ago

CSz Philadelphia - Home of ComedySportz added...

Every Saturday night @ 7:30 and 10, two teams, The Philadelphia Fighting Amish and The New Jersey Turnpikes battle for the laughs of you, the Loyal Fans. The Players compete over several rounds using the sport's myriad of official improv games while a Referee calls the fouls and keeps things moving. In this interactive show, appropriate for EVERYONE, the audience gets in on the fun, awarding points and shouting out suggestions.

    CSz Philadelphia - Home of ComedySportz
    Every Saturday night @ 7:30 and 10, two teams, The Philadelphia Fighting Amish and The New Jersey Turnpikes battle for the laughs of you, the Loyal Fans. The Players compete over several rounds using...
    https://www.facebook.com

39 hours ago

CSz Philadelphia - Home of ComedySportz is wi...

Sue & Darryl prepare themselves for Saturday's match. Jim is always prepared.

    CSz Philadelphia - Home of ComedySportz
    Sue & Darryl prepare themselves for Saturday's match. Jim is always prepared.
    https://www.facebook.com

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2 days ago

Who is up for a cosmic road trip? http://bzfd...

Who is up for a cosmic road trip? http://bzfd.it/2Ft91eM

    You Can Visit The Entire Solar System Without Leaving The United States
    And here's how!
    https://www.buzzfeed.com

2 days ago

REMINDER: Send us your Nerdy Valentine ideas ...

REMINDER: Send us your Nerdy Valentine ideas and you may be rewarded with some amazing prizes (Contest ends January 16, 2018 at 12 pm ET). http://bit.ly/2FiujMj

    The Franklin Institute Nerdy Valentines Contest
    Here at The Franklin Institute, we are already getting ready for the Giant Heartiest of holidays, Valentine's Day, and we need your help!
    https://www.fi.edu

2 days ago

The Franklin Institute shared Philadelphia Sc...

Mark your calendars, Philadelphia! The 2018 Philadelphia Science Festival takes over the City of Brotherly Love from April 20, 2018 through April 28, 2018. http://bit.ly/2jeeCL0

    Philadelphia Science Festival 2018
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2 days ago

  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    ALTERATIONS TO EXISTING HVAC SYSTEM FOR MODIFICATIONS TO EXISTING OFFICE LAYOUTS ON THE SIXTH THROUGH EIGHTH FLOORS OF AN EXISTING HIGH-RISE BUILDING AS PER APPROVED PLANS.

    2005 MARKET ST Issued January 12, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE CURB TRAP AND FAI-PA1#20173530732-"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"

    2043 WALNUT ST Issued January 12, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    SHELTER PLATFORM PERMIT- ERECTION OF A SIDEWALK SHELTER PLATFORM AS PER ENGINEERED PLANS. STREETS DEPARTMENT PERMIT REQUIRED FOR SIDEWALK CLOSURE PRIOR TO THE START OF WORK.TO PARTIALLY COMPLY UNSAFE VIOLATION 601558

    2025-29 CHESTNUT ST Issued January 12, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    LEVEL II INTERIOR ALTERATIONS (NO CHANGE OF OCCUPANCY) FOR RENOVATIONS TO EXISTING 23RD FLOOR OFFICE SPACE IN AN EXISTING HIGH-RISE BUILDING AS PER APPROVED PLANS. EXISTING BUILDING FULLY SPRINKLERED. **SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR ANY MEP OR FIRE SUPPRESSION WORK**

    2005 MARKET ST Issued January 12, 2018 Comment

2 days ago

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3 days ago

Great tips from Philly Weekly for checking ou...

Great tips from Philly Weekly for checking out Center City District Restaurant Week, starting tomorrow! #CCDRW

    The Scene: Center City District Restaurant Week
    Unleash your inner foodie with over 100 participating restaurants, and indulge in a prefixed three-course lunch or dinner at a low price. Dine at some of Philly's swankiest eateries, from steakhouses to French bistros, Greek cuisine to American fare.
    http://www.philadelphiaweekly.com

3 days ago

In the battle of the raptors, who do you thin...

In the battle of the raptors, who do you think reigns supreme? http://bit.ly/1P9OWGR (We are partial to Eagles)

    The Franklin Institute
    In the battle of the raptors, who do you think reigns supreme? http://bit.ly/1P9OWGR (We are partial to Eagles)
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3 days ago

Market open until 2pm! Come load up on all ...

Market open until 2pm! Come load up on all your favorites before they’re gone! ✨👨‍🌾✨

    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market
    Market open until 2pm! Come load up on all your favorites before they're gone! ✨👨‍🌾✨
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3 days ago

Did you know that besides calling Lincoln Fin...

Did you know that besides calling Lincoln Financial Field home, Eagles can be found locally in the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge At Tinicum located close to the Philadelphia International Airport. http://bit.ly/2ExLrwk #FlyEaglesFly IMAGE: Ron Holmes | Bald eagle holding a fish in its talons at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | 2009 | United States Fish and Wildlife Service

    The Franklin Institute
    Did you know that besides calling Lincoln Financial Field home, Eagles can be found locally in the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge At Tinicum located close to the Philadelphia International...
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3 days ago

CODE BLUE is in effect again this evening due...

CODE BLUE is in effect again this evening due to the fluctuating freezing temperatures. Bring your pets inside! It is against City ordinance to leave dogs outside in extreme cold without proper shelter, and owners can be fined up to $500. Help us enforce this! Call the ACCT Philly​ 24/7 hotline (267-385-3800) if you observe a dog or other pet outside during extreme cold. You can also report non-emergencies here: http://www.acctphilly.org/programs/animal-ordinance-complaints/report-a-violation/

    Councilman Kenyatta Johnson
    CODE BLUE is in effect again this evening due to the fluctuating freezing temperatures. Bring your pets inside! It is against City ordinance to leave dogs outside in extreme cold without proper...
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3 days ago

How did hair work become so popular in the Vi...

How did hair work become so popular in the Victorian era? Mental Floss talked to "Woven Strands" co-curator, Emily Snedden Yates, about the exhibition (opening party this Thursday!) and has a sneak peek of incredible images from the exhibition. Purchase tickets to the opening here: http://ow.ly/5H7L30hKh4K!

    Mütter Museum Showcases the Victorian Custom of Making Crafts From Human Hair
    One thing that illustrated and photographic archives have taught us is that people have always known how to rock a stylish piece of headwear. From squat caps to towering toppers, history has produced a hat for every occasion. Here are 20 old styles that, with a healthy dose of fashion and confidence, could still look just as fabulous today.
    http://mentalfloss.com

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