48 min ago

De canapis, from Le Grant Herbier, the first ...

De canapis, from Le Grant Herbier, the first major herbal printed in French. Our Historical Medical Library has a 3rd edition copy, from 1498: http://ow.ly/C8kf30jAXer


1 hour ago

The Print Center added 4 new photos.

Thank you for coming out to The Print Center’s book launch for renowned photographer Andrea Modica’s new photobook January 1! Congratulations Andrea Modica, and thank you for the beautiful publication that explores the Philadelphia tradition of the Mummers through portraits. Also we would like to express our gratitude and appreciation to our co-sponsor Photography Program at Drexel University for their support! The images are from Thursday, April 19, 2018, the evening of the book launch, enjoy! The first image is Andrea Modica posing with Ross, who is pictured in the book spread they are holding up! https://printcenterstore.myshopify.com/products/january-1-pre-order


2 hours ago

Still looking for weekend plans? TOMORROW NIG...

Still looking for weekend plans? TOMORROW NIGHT is Lightbox Film Center 's first birthday! 🎉 Come on over at 7:00PM for a screening of Bernardo Bertolucci's film Before the Revolution, and stay for refreshments and hot Euro beats spun by DJ Silvia at 9:00PM. Learn more: http://bit.ly/lightbox1year Buy tickets here: http://bit.ly/lightbox1yearTix #lightbox1year #HBDLightbox #Lightbox #film #italiancinema And of course, thanks to our sponsors, SSD Technology Partners Yards Brewing Co. Tito's Handmade Vodka

    International House Philadelphia | Events Calendar
    Join us as we celebrate our first year as Lightbox Film Center, following the rebranding of International House's 40 year-old film and media arts program in Spring 2017. Guests are invited to celebrate this milestone with food, drink, and music in our beautiful Galleria after the screening of famed Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci's stunning second feature Before the Revolution.
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2 hours ago

The Franklin Institute shared Philadelphia Sc...

Looking for events in the Philadelphia Science Festival near you? There's a map for that! http://bit.ly/2HOBtJD

    Philadephia Science Festival Locations, 2018 - Google My Maps
    Philadephia Science Festival Locations, 2018
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2 hours ago

Schuylkill Banks added 3 new photos.

These green shirts (and the PECO employees wearing them) really brightened up a dreary Thursday. Thanks for your hard work and ongoing support of the trail, PECO!

3 hours ago

Researchers in Singapore have developed a rob...

Researchers in Singapore have developed a robot that can assemble an IKEA chair. http://bit.ly/2qJ98Nz

    Robots can now assemble an IKEA chair in 20 minutes-without fighting
    After years of failed attempts, a research team in Singapore has successfully taught a pair of robots to do something that many humans still can't: build an IKEA chair. The wooden Stefan chair is not the world's first piece of AI-assembled flatpack furniture: Robots at MIT built a simple Lack table in 2013.
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3 hours ago

Thanks to everyone who came out to celebrate ...

Thanks to everyone who came out to celebrate the newest Schuylkill River Trail segment #onthecircuit this morning!


4 hours ago

In The News! The Print Center is pleased to ...

In The News! The Print Center is pleased to have launched renowned photographer Andrea Modica’s new photobook January 1. Thank you Peter Crimmins for this piece and interview. Congratulations Andrea Modica!

    Mummers off Broad: New book of photos documents a decade of wenches
    Not many people have the Mummers on their minds in April, but photographer Andrea Modica is not the typical Mummer photographer. Thursday, she is releasing "January 1," a book of photographs shot over 10 years, one day per year. It features formal, black and white portraits of wenches taken on Two Street immediately after the annual New Year's Day parade.
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4 hours ago

Happy Friday Facebook family! We're spreading...

Happy Friday Facebook family! We're spreading love heading into weekend. Love Now Media has a special exhibition at The Colored Girls Museum, "Urgent Care A Social Care Experience Part Two" opens this Sunday. Gather your friends + family tours are available are every hour from 1:00-5:00pm. http://www.thecoloredgirlsmuseum.com/


5 hours ago

*TONIGHT* #GetNerdyPHL at the West Philly Sta...

*TONIGHT* #GetNerdyPHL at the West Philly Star Party with experts and family crafts from the Penn Museum and enjoy treats from Lil' Pop Shop! Mini chats will take place INSIDE the Hamilton Mansion! University of Pennsylvania West Philly Local University City District

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5 hours ago

The Franklin Institute was live.

The Philadelphia Science Festival starts today and continues each day through April 28, 2018. We are broadcasting live with our EarthCam to celebrate the start of the festival. See the full calendar of events: http://bit.ly/p-s-f

    The Franklin Institute
    The Philadelphia Science Festival starts today and continues each day through April 28, 2018. We are broadcasting live with our EarthCam to celebrate the start of the festival. See the full calendar...
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The Franklin Institute is live now.

The Philadelphia Science Festival starts today and continues each day through April 28, 2018. We are broadcasting live with our EarthCam to celebrate the start of the festival and highlighting some of the coolest events in the comments. http://bit.ly/p-s-f

    The Franklin Institute
    The Philadelphia Science Festival starts today and continues each day through April 28, 2018. We are broadcasting live with our EarthCam to celebrate the start of the festival and highlighting some...
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6 hours ago

While most of Center City’s pedestrian traffi...

While most of Center City’s pedestrian traffic peaks during the week around lunchtime and late afternoon, the area between Rittenhouse Square and Broad Street peaks on weekends, pointing to its status as a regional destination for retail and entertainment. Details in State of Center City 2018, coming April 24. Click the link below for details and how to get your copy. #SOCC2018

    State of Center City Preview - Pedestrian Counts
    The Center City District (CCD), Central Philadelphia Development Corporation (CPDC) and Center City District Foundation (CCDF) work together to enhance the vitality and competitiveness of Philadelphia's downtown. In 1991 the business leadership organization CPDC created the CCD business improvement district to deliver daily services with the goal of making Center City clean and safe.
    https://centercityphila.org

6 hours ago

Three farmers' market open tomorrow: Chestnut...

Three farmers' market open tomorrow: Chestnut Hill, Bryn Mawr, Rittenhouse. The ramps season continues at each market. Look for the return of local producers, like Herbal Springs Farmstead at Bryn Mawr. See you at the markets tomorrow.

    Three Farmers' Markets Open Tomorrow
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7 hours ago

Congrats to @Drexel University on their recen...

Congrats to @Drexel University on their recent grants to improve early childhood education in West Philadelphia.

    Vanguard and William Penn Foundation Award $2.6 Million in Grants to Drexel's Early Learning Initiative - DrexelNow
    Two grants totaling $2.6 million will help support Drexel University's efforts to improve early childhood education in West Philadelphia. They are the first significant grants to benefit early education in the West Philadelphia Promise Neighborhood. The grants will support Drexel's West Philadelphia Action for Early Learning Initiative during the next three years.
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7 hours ago

Center City District shared a link.

    15th Street station upgrade is on track
    Shanina Williams deals with the challenges of using public transportation every day. As the 25-year-old mother approached the turnstile at the 15th Street SEPTA station in the concourse below the iconic Clothespin sculpture on Wednesday with a stroller carrying her infant son, Nyair, she faced a familiar obstacle: Stairs.
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7 hours ago

There is still time to sign up and help clean...

There is still time to sign up and help clean up Rittenhouse Square Park on Earth Day, Sunday, April 22 from 10 am - 12 pm. Email info@friendsofrittenhouse.org to volunteer.


7 hours ago

FURTHER LISTINGS

Apr. 25- Pa. Great Frontier PAC hosts Happy Hour with Rich Zeoli at Irish Pub, 2007 Walnut St., 6-8 p.m. RSVP: pagreatfrontierpac@gmail.com.

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...22- 50th Ward Democratic Committee hosts “Reunion: Inter-Generational Networking Soirée” at Throw House, 1121 Ivy Hill Rd., 3-5:30 p.m. Special guest: Hon. John White, Jr. Complimentary light refreshments. Sponsorships...

Apr. 23- Community groups host 188th Legislative Dist. Candidates Night at Calvary United Methodist Ch., 48th St. & Baltimore Ave., 7-8 p.m. (215) 724-1702.

Apr. 24- Councilman David Oh is hosted Reception at Racquet Cl., 215 S. 16th St., Red Rm., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Contribution levels $2,500, $1,000, $500, $250, $100. Payable to “Citizens for David Oh,” 5813 Thomas Ave., Phila., PA 19143.

Apr. 24- Councilman David Oh is hosted Reception at Racquet Cl., 215 S. 16th St., Red Rm., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Contribution levels $2,500, $1,000, $500, $250, $100. Payable to “Citizens for David Oh,” 5813 Thomas Ave., Phila., PA 19143.

Apr. 24- State Rep. candidate Elizabeth Fiedler hosts Fundraiser at Cantina Los Caballitos, 1651 E. Passyunk Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Contribution levels: $50, $100, $250, $500, $1,000. Childcare provided. RSVP: Hayden finance@elizabethfiedler.com.

Apr. 25- 42nd Ward Democratic Committee hosts “Meet Candidates Party” at Majestic Ha., 800 W. Olney Ave., 5:30-9 p.m. Tickets $25. For info: Sharon Vaughn (215) 313-7019.

Apr. 25- HAPCO holds General Membership Mtg. at Courtyard Phila. Marriott, Fairmount Rm., 4100 Presidential Blvd., 7-9:30 p.m. Speakers: Controller Rebecca Rhynhart, State Rep. Donna Bullock & others. Refreshments. For info: Denise Keen (215) 684-1684.

Apr. 25- Veteran Boxers Ass’n hosts 177th state rep candidates at 2733 E. Clearfield St., 7 p.m. All candidates invited. Free. Cash bar with drink specials. For info: Fred Druding, Jr. (215) 221-2374.

Apr. 26- Public Record hosts “5-Star Salute to Labor” at Penns Landing Caterers, 1301 S. Columbus Blvd., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Honoring Estebán Vera, Linda Fields, Ted Kirsch, Reesa...

Apr. 26- State Rep. Emilio Vázquez hosts Energy Access Forum at Lillian Marrero Lib., 601 W. Lehigh Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Addressing lack of affordable energy for residents & businesses. Solar energy access. Free. For info: (215) 425-5708.

...26- Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown hosts “Building Philadelphia Green Fundraiser” at Bridge on Race Apts., 205 Race St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Honorary Guest: Councilman Mark Squilla. Earth Day Champions $2...

Apr. 26- State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown hosts Public Safety Mtg. at W. Mill Ck. Plg., 5100 Parrish St 6-8 p.m. For info: (215) 879-6615.

Apr. 26- Councilman Mark Squilla hosts NFL Draft Party at Blue Duck on Broad, 220 S. Broad St., 6:30-9:30 p.m. Special guests & Eagles gear. Hail Mary Pass $2,500...

Apr. 28- State Rep. Ed Neilson hosts Free Community Shredding at St. Jerome’s Parish, 3031 Stamford St., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. For info: (215) 330-3714.

Apr. 28- Congressman Dwight Evans hosts Birthday Party at Hilton City Ave. Hotel, 4200 City Line Ave., 7-10 p.m. Chair $2,500, Hosts $1,000, Supporters $250, Friends $100, Patrons...

Apr. 29- City Commission Chair Lisa Deeley is hosted Reception at Fluke’s Irish Pub, 7401 State Rd., 3-6 p.m. Live music, buffet, domestic drafts & wine. Tickets $40. Contribute online https...

May 1- Pan Asian Ass’n of Greater Phila. hosts Pan Asian Award Banquet at Ocean Harbor Restaurant, 1023 Race St., 5-9 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Daphne Kwok. Tickets: Individuals $40, Table of 10 $350; pay panasianphila.ticketleap.com/pan-asian-annual-award-banquet. For info: info@panasianphila.org.

May 2- State rep candidate Nick DiDonato hosts Fundraiser at Moonshine Philly, 1825 E. Moyamensing Ave., 12 p.m.-2 a.m. Eat & drink! Percentage of day’s sales support campaign. For info: www.picknick184th.com.

May 8- 65th Ward Democratic Committee meets at 8400 Torresdale Ave., 7 p.m. For info: Colleen (215) 500-0617 or John (267) 334-3775.

    FURTHER LISTINGS
    Apr. 22- 50th Ward Democratic Committee hosts "Reunion: Inter-Generational Networking Soirée" at Throw House, 1121 Ivy Hill Rd., 3-5:30 p.m. Special guest: Hon. John White, Jr. Complimentary light refreshments. Sponsorships: Friends $500, Hosts $1,000, Sponsors $2,500. Tickets $25, Students $10. For info: (484) 704-2398 or 50thwarddemocrats@ gmail.com. Apr.
    http://www.phillyrecord.com

7 hours ago

A trip to Winterthur's Point-to-Point race

2031 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

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At 4th and Chestnut, there's a new all-day French Bistro dubbed Chez Ben that's an ode to Ben Franklin and his love of French food. Alicia Vitarelli checks it out.

400 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

401 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

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210 Bridge St, Phoenixville, PA 19460

125 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

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1214 N. 52nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19131

240 S Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

    FYI Philly: Point-to-Point at Winterthur
    This week on FYI Philly, we get our tailgating game down for Winterthur's Point-to-Point. While there, we explore a first-of-its-kind garden exhibition. Ducis Rodgers takes to the stage to test his comedic chops. Plus we check out a new restaurant in Old City and a hidden South Philly gem.
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7 hours ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market shared The Raw Sp...

The Raw Spa is where to shop for locally sourced, natural skin care...

    The Raw Spa
    Hey there #Philadelphia! Looking for #weekend plans? Well, The Raw Spa will be setting up at #Rittenhouse Square this #Saturday from 10 am-2pm! Swing by to check out what #fresh, local made #skincare...
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8 hours ago

“I have never seen the Philosopher's Stone th...

“I have never seen the Philosopher's Stone that turns lead into Gold, but I have known the pursuit of it turn a Man's Gold into Lead.” -Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard’s Almanack, 1738. http://bit.ly/2tTiFkq #FranklinFriday IMAGE: After Joseph Siffred Duplessis (French, 1725–1802) | Benjamin Franklin | 1868 | The Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


8 hours ago

It's time to celebrate! Join us on the CHOP R...

It's time to celebrate! Join us on the CHOP Roberts Center Plaza (off the South Street Bridge) for the South to Christian dedication ceremony at 10am! There will be a great lineup of speakers, followed by free @shakeshack custard and pretzels. More info: https://bit.ly/2IQtVWa


10 hours ago

Happy Philadelphia Science Festival! Today th...

Happy Philadelphia Science Festival! Today through April 28, 2018, we are joining with partners from throughout the Delaware Valley to celebrate all of the amazing work going on in science, technology, engineering and mathematics here in the Philadelphia Region. Join us at one of more than 80 events culminating in the Science Carnival on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway on April 28. http://bit.ly/p-s-f

    The Franklin Institute
    Happy Philadelphia Science Festival! Today through April 28, 2018, we are joining with partners from throughout the Delaware Valley to celebrate all of the amazing work going on in science,...
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15 hours ago

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21 hours ago

LAST WEEK - CLOSES THIS SATURDAY APRIL 21. WE...

LAST WEEK - CLOSES THIS SATURDAY APRIL 21. WE HOPE TO SEE YOU! Collaborative Histories: Dieu Donné and By the Book Vol. 2: New Photography Publications Image: Kate Shepherd, Dark Orange White Stacks, Notched (4, 5), 2011, Pigmented linen pulp on pigmented linen and cotton paper, 30 1/4” x 21 1/2”, Unique, Published by Dieu Donné, Courtesy of Dieu Donné, In Collaborative Histories: Dieu Donné, http://printcenter.org/100/collab-histories-by-the-book/


22 hours ago

The stage is set for tonight's celebration of...

The stage is set for tonight's celebration of the work and careers of the nine extraordinary individuals. http://bit.ly/2HsQKQi Philippe Horvath: 2018 Bower Award and Prize for Achievement in Science Anne M. Mulcahy: 2018 Bower Award for Business Leadership John B. Goodenough: 2018 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Chemistry Vinton Gray Cerf and Robert E. Kahn: 2018 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Computer and Cognitive Science Susan Trumbore: 2018 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Earth and Environmental Science Manijeh Razeghi: 2018 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Electrical Engineering Adrian Bejan: 2018 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Mechanical Engineering Helen Rhoda Quinn: 2018 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Physics Watch Live: http://bit.ly/2HNY3T0


22 hours ago

The Franklin Institute is live now.

We are providing live coverage of 2018 The Franklin Institute Awards Ceremony. http://bit.ly/2H4oRgB This year’s class of laureates have made a wide variety of impacts on the world and our society from developing lithium ion batteries to trying to understand the very nature of the universe. These nine individuals join a long list of distinguished Franklin Institute Awards Laureates that includes some of the most important scientists and engineers of the past two centuries such as Nikola Tesla, Pierre and Marie Curie, Orville Wright, Albert Einstein, Edwin Hubble, Frank Lloyd Wright, Jacques Cousteau, Stephen Hawking, Jane Goodall and Bill Gates. http://bit.ly/2H4oRgB

    The Franklin Institute
    We are providing live coverage of 2018 The Franklin Institute Awards Ceremony. http://bit.ly/2H4oRgB This year's class of laureates have made a wide variety of impacts on the world and our society...
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22 hours ago

The Franklin Institute was live.

We are providing live coverage of 2018 The Franklin Institute Awards Ceremony. http://bit.ly/2H4oRgB This year’s class of laureates have made a wide variety of impacts on the world and our society from developing lithium ion batteries to trying to understand the very nature of the universe. These nine individuals join a long list of distinguished Franklin Institute Awards Laureates that includes some of the most important scientists and engineers of the past two centuries such as Nikola Tesla, Pierre and Marie Curie, Orville Wright, Albert Einstein, Edwin Hubble, Frank Lloyd Wright, Jacques Cousteau, Stephen Hawking, Jane Goodall and Bill Gates. http://bit.ly/2H4oRgB

    The Franklin Institute
    We are providing live coverage of 2018 The Franklin Institute Awards Ceremony. http://bit.ly/2H4oRgB This year's class of laureates have made a wide variety of impacts on the world and our society...
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23 hours ago

The Rosenbach will be closed on Saturday, Apr...

The Rosenbach will be closed on Saturday, April 21 for maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.

    The Rosenbach
    The Rosenbach, Philadelphia, PA. 3,968 likes · 106 talking about this · 330 were here. At the Rosenbach, over 400,000 works of literature, history, & fine and decorative art come together in...
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24 hours ago

Looking to begin the next chapter in your car...

Looking to begin the next chapter in your career?! Our friends at Interactive Mechanics are hiring a Business Development Manager. We don't like to pick favorites, but let's just say they are a rad group of folks to work alongside. 😉 Learn more about the position and the team below. Don't sleep on this - the projected start date is June 2018.

    Jobs - Interactive Mechanics
    We're a small, close-knit group of designers, developers, and content specialists who build amazing things, and we'd love for you to join us.
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24 hours ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market added 6 new photo...

We're planning for a real fun market this Saturday, hope you'll join us. Tulips and other spring flowers in bloom, the ramps and fiddlehead fern season continues for another week, the first of the spring produce, Anita's Guacamole, MoJo's Pop Co, all that great food from the local chefs and bakers...the list goes on! See you Saturday.


25 hours ago

Whether you drive it or avoid it, conflict is...

Whether you drive it or avoid it, conflict is going to show up. And whatever your role is in your organization, you can cultivate skills to handle it. Join CultureWorks and Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance for this evenings workshop centered around Conflict Management. The workshop will start at 6pm and is open to all, co-op lovers and artistic entrepreneurs, emerging to established leaders, and beyond. Please RSVP below.

    PACA @ CW // Conflict Management: How to manage and use it
    In partnership with CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance (PACA) will offer a workshop series aimed at developing leadership capacity and skills. This month, we'll focus on: Conflict Management: How to manage and make better use of it // What do you do when conflict emerges?
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26 hours ago

Catch-22 is an adaptation of the Joseph Helle...

Catch-22 is an adaptation of the Joseph Heller novel about endless military bureaucracy. Catch previews at Curio Theatre Company on April 25 and 26th, with opening night April 27th.

    Catch-22
    Artwork by Elizabeth Gallagher
    http://www.curiotheatre.org

29 hours ago

Look around in any public place and the sight...

Look around in any public place and the sight is ubiquitous: people staring intently at little screens, hunched over their portable electronic devices. Materials scientist John B. Goodenough has had a starring role in that scene: he invented the rechargeable lithium-ion battery that allows us to tote these pocket-sized devices around without carrying power cables or stacks of AA batteries. And at the age of 95, he’s not done yet -- he still works full time, writing, teaching, and searching for the next great advance in battery technology. http://bit.ly/2pyKgHP John B. Goodenough is the winner of The Franklin Institute’s 2018 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Chemistry. http://bit.ly/2pyKgHP

    The Franklin Institute
    Look around in any public place and the sight is ubiquitous: people staring intently at little screens, hunched over their portable electronic devices. Materials scientist John B. Goodenough has had...
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29 hours ago

New office towers are rising but Philadelphia...

New office towers are rising but Philadelphia’s office sector growth lags behind its peer markets. The premium on space downtown was 10% in 2017, compared to 112% in Boston and 74% in D.C. central business districts, and the national average of 25%. Details in State of Center City 2018, coming April 24. Click below for more info and to get your copy. #SOCC2018

    State of Center City Preview - Office
    The Center City District (CCD), Central Philadelphia Development Corporation (CPDC) and Center City District Foundation (CCDF) work together to enhance the vitality and competitiveness of Philadelphia's downtown. In 1991 the business leadership organization CPDC created the CCD business improvement district to deliver daily services with the goal of making Center City clean and safe.
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30 hours ago

Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighbo...

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships is live now.
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30 hours ago

JOIN US Today, Thursday, April 19 for a recep...

JOIN US Today, Thursday, April 19 for a reception and book launch for January 1 with the artist Andrea Modica at The Print Center, 6:00-7:30pm. Thanks philly artblog! PRE-ORDER YOUR SIGNED BOOK or SPECIAL EDITION TODAY! For more information, contact Evan Laudenslager at elaudenslager@printcenter.org or 215.735.6090 x2 This program is co-sponsored by the Photography Program at Drexel University. http://printcenter.org/100/event/book-launch-3/


30 hours ago

What are the best events for this year's Phil...

What are the best events for this year's Philadelphia Science Festival? philly.com has the scoop: http://bit.ly/2vvwds2

30 hours ago

Tonight, we honor the achievements of nine re...

Tonight, we honor the achievements of nine remarkable individuals at the 2018 Franklin Institute Awards Ceremony. For 194 years (77 years longer than the Nobel Prizes), The Franklin Institute has been recognizing scientists and engineers who changed our lives and this year’s class is no different. http://bit.ly/2H4oRgB Curious about how the work of this year’s Franklin Institute Awards Laureates is impacting you? Learn about the myriad of ways their work is changing the world: http://bit.ly/2H4oRgB


31 hours ago

Thank you to our special guests including Dre...

Thank you to our special guests including Drexel’s Andre Carrington, Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse’s Ariell Johnson, Lil’ Filmmakers’ Janine Spruill, and the moderator Drexel’s Vincent Williams for making Tuesday night's Diversity in Cinema discussion a great one!


31 hours ago

Theatre Exile’s new “Sing the Body Electric,"...

Theatre Exile’s new “Sing the Body Electric," the “Mendelssohn Medley," Irish playwright Mark O’Rowe’s “Our Few and Evil Days” and more this week. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/notes-on-music-p7251-95.htm

    Notes on Music ♫
    A roundup of musical and cultural events in Philadelphia this week.
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31 hours ago

FURTHER LISTINGS

Apr. 25-          Pa. Great Frontier PAC hosts Happy Hour with Rich Zeoli at Irish Pub, 2007 Walnut St., 6-8 p.m. RSVP: pagreatfrontierpac@gmail.com.

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Apr. 20-          Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell & S.W. Phila. Dist. Services host Candidates Forum at Kingsessing Rec Ctr., 50th St. & Kingsessing Ave., 6-8 p.m. Free food. For info: Kevin Horne (267) 586-3599.

Apr. 21-          Councilman Kenyatta Johnson & partners host Pt. Breeze 5K Run/Walk/Health Fair at Wharton Sq. Pk., 2300 Wharton St., register 7:30 a.m., fair opens 8 a.m., 9 a.m. runners, 9:05 walkers, 10 a.m. kids’ run. Proceeds benefit Kimmel Cancer Ctr. & S. Phila. public schools.

Apr. 21-          State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Community Cleanup & Shredding at Rose Plg., 1300 N. 75th St., 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Recycling bins available. State services as well. Volunteers needed! For info: Sheldon (215) 879-6625.

Apr. 21-          Ducky Birts Foundation hosts Capital Fund Drive at 1st Dist. Plaza, 3801 Market St., 12-3 p.m. For info: (215) 510-1057 or DuckyBirts1@yahoo.com.

...22-          50th Ward Democratic Committee hosts “Reunion: Inter-Generational Networking Soirée” at Throw House, 1121 Ivy Hill Rd., 3-5:30 p.m. Special guest: Hon. John White, Jr. Complimentary light refreshments. Sponsorships...

Apr. 23-          Community groups host 188th Legislative Dist. Candidates Night at Calvary United Methodist Ch., 48th St. & Baltimore Ave., 7-8 p.m. (215) 724-1702.

Apr. 24-          Councilman David Oh is hosted Reception at Racquet Cl., 215 S. 16th St., Red Rm., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Contribution levels $2,500, $1,000, $500, $250, $100. Payable to “Citizens for David Oh,” 5813 Thomas Ave., Phila., PA 19143.

Apr. 24-          Councilman David Oh is hosted Reception at Racquet Cl., 215 S. 16th St., Red Rm., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Contribution levels $2,500, $1,000, $500, $250, $100. Payable to “Citizens for David Oh,” 5813 Thomas Ave., Phila., PA 19143.

Apr. 24-          State Rep. candidate Elizabeth Fiedler hosts Fundraiser at Cantina Los Caballitos, 1651 E. Passyunk Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Contribution levels: $50, $100, $250, $500, $1,000. Childcare provided. RSVP: Hayden finance@elizabethfiedler.com.

Apr. 25-          42nd Ward Democratic Committee hosts “Meet Candidates Party” at Majestic Ha., 800 W. Olney Ave., 5:30-9 p.m. Tickets $25. For info: Sharon Vaughn (215) 313-7019.

Apr. 25-          HAPCO holds General Membership Mtg. at Courtyard Phila. Marriott, Fairmount Rm., 4100 Presidential Blvd., 7-9:30 p.m. Speakers: Controller Rebecca Rhynhart, State Rep. Donna Bullock & others. Refreshments. For info: Denise Keen (215) 684-1684.

Apr. 25-          Veteran Boxers Ass’n hosts 177th state rep candidates at 2733 E. Clearfield St., 7 p.m. All candidates invited. Free. Cash bar with drink specials. For info: Fred Druding, Jr. (215) 221-2374.

Apr. 26-          Public Record hosts “5-Star Salute to Labor” at Penns Landing Caterers, 1301 S. Columbus Blvd., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Honoring Estebán Vera, Linda Fields, Ted Kirsch, Reesa...

Apr. 26-          State Rep. Emilio Vázquez hosts Energy Access Forum at Lillian Marrero Lib., 601 W. Lehigh Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Addressing lack of affordable energy for residents & businesses. Solar energy access. Free. For info: (215) 425-5708.

Apr. 26-          State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown hosts Public Safety Mtg. at W. Mill Ck. Plg., 5100 Parrish St 6-8 p.m. For info: (215) 879-6615.

Apr. 26-          Councilman Mark Squilla hosts NFL Draft Party at Blue Duck on Broad, 220 S. Broad St., 6:30-9:30 p.m. Special guests & Eagles gear. Hail Mary Pass $2,500...

Apr. 28-          State Rep. Ed Neilson hosts Free Community Shredding at St. Jerome’s Parish, 3031 Stamford St., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. For info: (215) 330-3714.

Apr. 28-          Congressman Dwight Evans hosts Birthday Party at Hilton City Ave. Hotel, 4200 City Line Ave., 7-10 p.m. Chair $2,500, Hosts $1,000, Supporters $250, Friends $100, Patrons...

Apr. 29-          City Commission Chair Lisa Deeley is hosted Reception at Fluke’s Irish Pub, 7401 State Rd., 3-6 p.m. Live music, buffet, domestic drafts & wine. Tickets $40. Contribute online https...

...Asian Ass’n of Greater Phila. hosts Pan Asian Award Banquet at Ocean Harbor Restaurant, 1023 Race St., 5-9 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Daphne Kwok. Tickets: Individuals $40, Table of 10 $350...

May 2-            State rep candidate Nick DiDonato hosts Fundraiser at Moonshine Philly, 1825 E. Moyamensing Ave., 12 p.m.-2 a.m. Eat & drink! Percentage of day’s sales support campaign. For info: www.picknick184th.com.

May 8-            65th Ward Democratic Committee meets at 8400 Torresdale Ave., 7 p.m. For info: Colleen (215) 500-0617 or John (267) 334-3775.

    FURTHER LISTINGS
    Apr. 20- Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell & S.W. Phila. Dist. Services host Candidates Forum at Kingsessing Rec Ctr., 50th St. & Kingsessing Ave., 6-8 p.m. Free food. For info: Kevin Horne (267) 586-3599. Apr. 21- Councilman Kenyatta Johnson & partners host Pt. Breeze 5K Run/Walk/Health Fair at Wharton Sq.
    http://www.phillyrecord.com

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“Black troops were regarded as second-class c...

“Black troops were regarded as second-class citizens,” said Hicks, “and often received lesser quality of equipment and clothing, and maybe only one doctor per regiment.” On April 21 at 11 a.m., Mütter Museum Director Robert Hicks will join Mayor Kenney, U.S. Rep. Dwight Evans (D., Pa.), and other politicians, historians and Civil War reenactors at the Philadelphia National Cemetery, to unveil an informational panel erected by the Veterans Administration that celebrates the achievements of the United States Colored Troops.

    Mutter exhibit recalls how the sacrifices of black Civil War troops advanced medicine - Philly
    Struck down by disease far more frequently than their white comrades, with nearly double the death rate, black soldiers who joined the U.S. Colored Troops would prove pivotal to medicine's understanding of the greatest public health crisis in the young nation's history.
    http://www.philly.com

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University City District shared West Philly L...

    Meet candidates for 3rd Congressional seat and Lt. Governor Thursday at USciences
    Here's a chance to meet and hear from some candidates up for election in next month's primaries. The 27th Ward Democratic Executive Committee is hosting a candidates forum on Thursday, April 19 at 7:30 p.m.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

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