12 hours ago

To purchase tickets go to: http://fairmounts...

To purchase tickets go to: http://fairmountsoccer.org/

    Fairmount Soccer Association
    To purchase tickets go to: http://fairmountsoccer.org/
    https://www.facebook.com

14 hours ago

13 locations in the Philadelphia area where M...

13 locations in the Philadelphia area where MLK either lived ,spoke , or protested at: https://philly.curbed.com/maps/mlk-jr-historic-sites-philadelphia

    Where Martin Luther King, Jr. left his mark in Philly
    Monday, January 15 is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, so we thought we'd take a trip through history and retrace his steps through Philadelphia. While King, Jr. has southern roots, the start of his journey from Baptist minister to Civil Rights activist began in and around Philly.
    https://philly.curbed.com

14 hours ago

http://planphilly.com/eyesonthestreet/2018/01...

http://planphilly.com/eyesonthestreet/2018/01/15/lancaster-avenue-commercial-corridor-mlk

    How West Philadelphia businesses answer MLK's call to action
    "We've got to realize that the moment is before us!" Those are the words that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. used to energize a thunderous, cheering crowd at the corner of 40th and Lancaster Avenue in August of 1965.
    http://planphilly.com

15 hours ago

Humor : https://trib.al/wcW8nfH

Humor : https://trib.al/wcW8nfH

    4 vital transformations Larry Krasner can make in his first year as Philly's DA | Opinion
    When Larry Krasner took the stage for his inauguration earlier this month, he said that he was a technician for a movement. A technician for us. If he's our technician, we have a lot of work lined up for him and his team - and a set of instructions on how we can collaborate to make those changes happen.
    http://www.philly.com

15 hours ago

Humor: https://matadornetwork.com/read/7-thin...

Humor: https://matadornetwork.com/read/7-things-philadelphians-love-hate/?utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=Partner&utm_campaign=MeanwhilePhilly

    7 things Philadelphians love to hate
    From parking spot problems to the PPA, there are a few things that Philadelphians really hate. Read on to commiserate with them all!
    https://matadornetwork.com

15 hours ago

"Woolworth's Five and Dime Store" menu from ...

"Woolworth's Five and Dime Store" menu from Philadelphia ,1960. Woolworth's was what was referred to as a Five and 10 cents store.(or Five and dime)

    Greater Brewerytown CDC
    "Woolworth's Five and Dime Store" menu from Philadelphia ,1960. Woolworth's was what was referred to as a Five and 10 cents store.(or Five and dime)
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17 hours ago

https://trib.al/2Swh8ow

https://trib.al/2Swh8ow

    Motorists beware: Potholes are flattening tires around the region
    Widely varying temperatures over the last week have created prime conditions for roadways to crumble, leading to a 20 percent jump in calls for help to AAA for flat tires compared with the same time period last year. - Michael Boren, Erin Arvedlund, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

19 hours ago

Learning to Write and Draw | ZERO TO THREE F...

Learning to Write and Draw | ZERO TO THREE For very young children, there are four stages of drawing and writing that you may see as your child grows from 15 months to 3 years old. By offering repeated fun experiences with a variety of art and writing materials, you will see forward progress over time. #earlychildhood #learningthroughplay #playmatters #parenting https://www.zerotothree.org/resources/305-learning-to-write-and-draw

    Learning to Write and Draw
    For very young children, there are four stages of drawing and writing that you may see as your child grows from 15 months to 3 years old. By offering repeated fun experiences with a variety of art and writing materials, you will see forward progress over time.
    https://www.zerotothree.org

20 hours ago

https://whyy.org/articles/drivers-deprived-li...

https://whyy.org/articles/drivers-deprived-licenses-drug-conviction-sue-repeal-pa-law/

    Drivers deprived of licenses after drug conviction sue to repeal Pa. law
    These days, Russell Harold can get pretty depressed. His house-cleaning business is foundering. He hasn't seen his grandchildren in months. And money is always tight. "I feel hurt," he said. Harold's troubles date back to the summer, when Philadelphia police arrested him for drug possession.
    https://whyy.org

22 hours ago

Today, we honor dreams of freedom and equalit...

Today, we honor dreams of freedom and equality that civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr. built with the work of Horace Pippin, a self-taught artist and soldier who fought to make the world a freer place. During the First World War, Pippin served in the 15th New York Infantry and as a corporal in the 369th Colored Infantry, which the Germans called the “Hellfighters.” He said that the war “brought out all of the art” in him. Pippin kept illustrated journals of his experiences in the trenches and also produced peaceful scenes like this tranquil family setting found in room 12 of our galleries. Horace Pippin. Supper Time, c. 1940.

    The Barnes Foundation
    Today, we honor dreams of freedom and equality that civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr. built with the work of Horace Pippin, a self-taught artist and soldier who fought to make the world a...
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23 hours ago

On this day, we honor Martin Luther King Jr.,...

On this day, we honor Martin Luther King Jr., and his legacy. If you would like to join a Day of Service event, here are some child friendly activities in our neighborhood, or close by: *** Philadelphia Museum of Art - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service*** 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (Free after Pay What You Wish admission) Honor the memory of Martin Luther King, Jr. with community service at the Museum. Artmaking for MANNA 10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. Great Stair Hall MANNA will collect your artwork to distribute with the meals they deliver to those in need. Conversation of Kings: Strength to Love, a Call to Action 11:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m. South Terrace Conference Rooms A & B Dive deeper into the work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a youth-focused conversation on how his legacy can inspire today’s social movements. Presented in collaboration with NewCORE. http://www.philamuseum.org/calendar?id=15&et=39&dt=January_2018#16290 *** Saint Francis Xavier School - MLK Day of Service*** 8:30 am - 12:30 pm Our neighbors at St. Francis Xavier will be having a full day of child-friendly events. Please note that children must be accompanied by an adult. Card making and crafts The cards will be for shut-ins in the neighborhood. You can donate blank cards and stick on foam letters/decorations. Snack and sock rolls making These rolls will be donated to local homeless shelters. They're looking for sock and snack bar donations Shredding truck event 8-10am. A $10/bag donation is requested. They will also have readings about MLK, and a bake sale for their school. *** Greensgrow Farms*** January 15 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm A Plant for Every Home! With your help, we can improve air quality in Philadelphia homes by distributing small air cleaning houseplants. Volunteers are needed to up-pot plant plugs into up-cycled containers as well as decorate pots. We are partnering with local arts educator Kelsie Lilly to help us design and decorate the recycled pots to make them beautiful for recipients homes. http://www.greensgrow.org/event/mlk-day-service-project-plant-every-home/ AND for more events through our region go to Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service at Girard College (there are some teen-friendly events there!)​ http://mlkdayofservice.org/volunteer-girard/

    Bache-Martin Home & School Association
    On this day, we honor Martin Luther King Jr., and his legacy. If you would like to join a Day of Service event, here are some child friendly activities in our neighborhood, or close by: ***...
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23 hours ago

“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run ...

“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” - Martin Luther King Jr. Thanks to Curbed Philly for creating this excellent list of 40 ways to make Philly a better place (which includes volunteering at your local park!).

    40 small ways to make Philly a better place
    In today's world, it can be easy to feel either under- or overwhelmed-or both-by all the good and bad that's happening around us. But before you throw up your hands and toss in the towel, consider the words of Martin Luther King, Jr.: "If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward."
    https://philly.curbed.com

30 hours ago

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39 hours ago

Oil pastel on paper by Cerulean Arts Collecti...

Oil pastel on paper by Cerulean Arts Collective Member Nancy Neill on view now through January 20. https://ceruleanarts.com/products/nancy-neill-untitled-10-17-2

    Nancy Neill: Untitled 10.17.2
    Untitled 10.17.2, oil pastel on paper painting by Collective Member Nancy Neill. From her solo exhibition December 16, 2017 - January 20, 2018. Note: Painting will ship after end of exhibition. Image size: H 8" x W 8"; frame size: H 16" x W 16"
    https://ceruleanarts.com

40 hours ago

Performance Garage shared an event.

New Workshop Alert! Lee-Ann Doncevic's Musical Theater Jazz class begins tomorrow, Jan. 15 at 6 pm #musicaltheater #phillydance http://ow.ly/6ULW30hIwJY

    Musical Theater Jazz with Lee-Ann @ Performance Garage
    Musical Theater Jazz with Lee-Ann focuses on musicality, performance, and traditional jazz dance foundations. Class begins with a warm-up revolved around...
    https://www.facebook.com

41 hours ago

Greater Brewerytown CDC shared Causality's vi...

The I.T. : https://www.facebook.com/the.butterfly.effect.808/videos/1016593348442371/

    Causality
    You can not just teach about slavery, these people had backgrounds. They came from Africa.
    http://www.facebook.com

41 hours ago

Greater Brewerytown CDC shared CBS Evening Ne...

https://www.facebook.com/CBSEveningNews/videos/10156182060809073/

    CBS Evening News with Jeff Glor
    As newlyweds, a couple was turned away at a hotel door on their honeymoon because of the color of their skin. 60 years later, a story of redemption was made possible by a class of fifth graders....
    http://www.facebook.com

41 hours ago

https://www.nmajh.org/CalendarEvent.aspx?even...

https://www.nmajh.org/CalendarEvent.aspx?eventid=565

    NMAJH EVENT:Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
    https://www.nmajh.org

43 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared their...

Artists' Talk with Kristin Balmer, Colleen O'Donnell & Leo Robinson TODAY at 2pm!

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    Please join artists Kristin Balmer, Colleen O'Donnell & Leo Robinson to discuss their work from the exhibition "An Exemplar Model" this Sunday at 2pm!
    https://www.facebook.com

43 hours ago

Trolley updates on the way, to include better...

Trolley updates on the way, to include better access for disabled passengers and consideration of bike lanes.

    SEPTA's billion-dollar plan for new trolleys takes a step forward
    An ambitious plan to remake Philadelphia's trolleys took a step forward with a preview of how modernization will change not only how people ride, but also how they drive, bike, and park on the city's six streetcar routes.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

In Francisville: http://www.ocfrealty.com/nak...

In Francisville: http://www.ocfrealty.com/naked-philly/francisville/another-project-underway-1500-block-ridge

    Another Project Underway on the 1500 Block of Ridge - OCF Realty
    It's been a few months since we were here, so of course it's time to revisit Ridge Avenue in Francisville with info about some new development. We found ourselves in the area the other day and a relatively new pile of bricks suddenly caught our gaze.
    http://www.ocfrealty.com

2 days ago

Opinion: http://www.phillymag.com/news/2018/0...

Opinion: http://www.phillymag.com/news/2018/01/12/donald-trump-haiti-racism/

    OPINION: Repeat After Me: Donald Trump Is Racist.
    I'm done letting politicians and the media sidestep the obvious. Surprise: Donald Trump is racist, and probably has been for most of his life.
    http://www.phillymag.com

2 days ago

With crowds of people watching, firemen demon...

With crowds of people watching, firemen demonstrated how quickly a blaze could be extinguished in Independence Hall. The picture shows the manner in which water was placed upon the historic structure. (1923)

    Greater Brewerytown CDC
    With crowds of people watching, firemen demonstrated how quickly a blaze could be extinguished in Independence Hall. The picture shows the manner in which water was placed upon the historic...
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2 days ago

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    WIRE THROUGHOUT- LIGHTS, SWITCHES, RECEPTACLES, TV, PHONE, INTERCONNECTED SMOKE AND C/O DETECTORS. INSTALL 100A SERVICE W/20- CIRCUITS... PER 2008 NEC FOR A ONE FAMILY BUILDING

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2 days ago

Bache-Martin Home & School Association shared...

Bache-Martin's Tiger Tech FLL teams were at Central High School earlier today for the qualifying competition! Go Tigers!! (A huge thanks to Ms. McCracken for the pictures!)

    Charlotte McCracken
    The Bache-Martin Tiger Tech FLL teams are ready for today's qualifying competition!
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2 days ago

http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2018/01/10/p...

http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2018/01/10/philly-high-school-students-get-head-start-on-college-careers/

    Philly High School Students Get Head Start On College Careers
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - More Philadelphia high school students are being given the chance to earn college credits, before they graduate high school. This spring, 15 juniors and seniors at Girls High and Central High School will have the opportunity to head up Olney Avenue and take college-level courses at La Salle University.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

2 days ago

Fairmount Park Conservancy shared Belmont Pla...

Looking for a way to lend a hand in Fairmount Park for Martin Luther King Jr. Day? Head to the Belmont Plateau Trails Alliance Day of Service to help out along the Trolley Trail!

    BPTA Martin Luther King Day of Service
    Please join us for our inaugural Martin Luther King Day of Service! We will be completing finish work on the newest section of the Trolley Trail and...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Opinion: https://trib.al/dHbixZC

Opinion: https://trib.al/dHbixZC

    Philly families of color are hurt by NAACP's charter school stance | Opinion
    By opposing charters, the NAACP is holding back blacks, starving them of the educational opportunity they deserve and setting far too many on a dangerous life path by forcing them into failing public schools. - Sylvia P. Simms, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

Chaim Soutine (1893-1943) was a Lithuanian bo...

Chaim Soutine (1893-1943) was a Lithuanian born artist renowned for his expressionist paintings. Dr. Albert Barnes purchased this painting from the French dealer Paul Guillaume on January 5, 1923, and then went on to buy over 50 canvases by the artist. Barnes exhibited this painting just three months after he purchased it in his first and only exhibition at PAFA The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. The exhibition was extremely controversial; the critic Edith Powell described the paintings by Soutine in particular as “the creations of a disintegrating mind.” What do you think? Share your comments below! 🎨 Chaim Soutine. The Pastry Chef (Baker Boy) (Le Pâtissier), c. 1919

    The Barnes Foundation
    Chaim Soutine (1893-1943) was a Lithuanian born artist renowned for his expressionist paintings. Dr. Albert Barnes purchased this painting from the French dealer Paul Guillaume on January 5, 1923,...
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2 days ago

http://www.artmuseumareaphl.com/single-post/2...

http://www.artmuseumareaphl.com/single-post/2018/01/10/Top-Art-Museum-Area-Headlines-of-2017

    Art Museum Area PHL
    Whether you are a first-time visitor or long-time resident, the small businesses in the Art Museum Area invite you to eat, shop, and explore everyday.
    http://www.artmuseumareaphl.com

2 days ago

Inkjet print on dura-lar over enamel on panel...

Inkjet print on dura-lar over enamel on panel by Collective Member Jacob Lunderby on view now at Cerulean Arts. https://ceruleanarts.com/products/jacob-lunderby-untitled-1727

    Jacob Lunderby: Untitled (1727)
    Untitled (1727), inkjet print on dura-lar with enamel on panel work by Collective Member Jacob Lunderby. From his solo exhibition December 16, 2017 - January 20, 2018. Note: Painting will ship after end of exhibition. H 16.5" x W 13"
    https://ceruleanarts.com

2 days ago

Jan van Goyen was born on this day in 1596 (t...

Jan van Goyen was born on this day in 1596 (that’s nearly 420 years ago!) in Leiden, the Netherlands. An influential landscape artist of the “Golden Age” of Dutch painting, he is represented at the Barnes by “The Square Watch-Tower,” painted in 1651. #LOOKSLOWLY: This large river scene is one his most outstanding works in an American collection. Pay close attention to Van Goyen’s accomplished use of earth tones––note how they seem dredged from his depiction of the riverbed, but are contrasted against a delicate, broken sky of pale blue. 🎨 Jan van Goyen. The Square Watch-Tower, 1651

    The Barnes Foundation
    Jan van Goyen was born on this day in 1596 (that's nearly 420 years ago!) in Leiden, the Netherlands. An influential landscape artist of the "Golden Age" of Dutch painting, he is represented at the...
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3 days ago

Greater Brewerytown CDC shared Theatre Philad...

https://www.facebook.com/events/1980570802196289/?ti=icl

    Philly Theatre Week
    February 8-18: Theatre Philadelphia hosts Philly Theatre Week, a 10-day celebration of the artists, organizations, and audiences that have made Greater...
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3 days ago

On the Benjamin Franklin Parkway: http://www....

On the Benjamin Franklin Parkway: http://www.phillyvoice.com/livestream-photos-from-funeral-of-fallen-philly-firefighter/

    Livestream, photos from funeral of fallen Philly firefighter
    The city gathered Friday to bid farewell to Philadelphia firefighter Lt. Matthew LeTourneau, who died in the line of duty last Saturday. The 11-year-veteran was trapped by debris after the second floor of the North Philadelphia rowhome collapsed. After a viewing Thursday night at the Cathedral Basilica of Sts.
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

3 days ago

3 days ago

2017 was a headline making year for the Art M...

2017 was a headline making year for the Art Museum Area PHL!

    Art Museum Area PHL
    Whether you are a first-time visitor or long-time resident, the small businesses in the Art Museum Area invite you to eat, shop, and explore everyday.
    http://www.artmuseumareaphl.com

3 days ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/health/environme...

http://www.philly.com/philly/health/environment/where-will-all-that-philadelphia-road-salt-go-in-the-delaware-river-and-thats-not-good-20180111.html?utm_campaign=Philly.com+Facebook+Account&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&cid=Philly.com+Facebook&mobi=true

    Where will all that road salt go? In the Delaware River - and that's a concern
    With this week's thaw, all that salt has to go somewhere. And that somewhere is into local waterways, which, in the Philadelphia area, eventually make their way into the Delaware River as part of its watershed. - Frank Kummer, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/business/comcast...

http://www.philly.com/philly/business/comcast/comcast-buys-cable-system-public-housing-digital-divide-internet-essentials-20180112.html

    Comcast to wire thousands of Philly public housing units with internet
    Comcast Corp. buys cable system to thousands of Philadelphia public housing units run by the Philadelphia Housing Authority. Residents there had been on the other side of the digital divide, without access to high-speed internet services, the housing agency said.
    http://www.philly.com

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