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http://www.philly.com/philly/news/starbucks-p...

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/starbucks-philadelphia-indoor-stops-black-white-race-20180420.html

    Analysis: Blacks stopped at much higher rate indoors in Center City - Philly
    The controversial arrest of two black men at a Center City Starbucks last Thursday has reignited the debate about racial profiling by police and businesses in Philadelphia and around the country. An Inquirer and Daily News analysis of police data in the districts that cover Center City shows that while police stops have fallen sharply since 2014, blacks are still significantly more likely to be stopped than whites.
    http://www.philly.com

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    Harriet Tubman will be face of the $20
    After months of debate and controversy over how to incorporate a woman's portrait onto the $10 bill, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced plans to redesign the $10, $20 and $5 bill. All three denominations will have a female presence. The updated bills will also be the first in U.S.
    http://money.cnn.com

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https://www.phillymag.com/ticket/2018/04/21/r...

https://www.phillymag.com/ticket/2018/04/21/rooftops-philadelphia/

    The Air Up There: The Philadelphian's Guide to Rooftop Living
    Philly has suddenly become an elevated kind of town, with everything from beer gardens to yoga classes shifting from the concrete to the clouds. Here, how to make the most of local rooftops this season. Dare to dip. (C'mon, you know you've thought about it.) Read more " Abandon the studio for far-superior downward-dog views.
    https://www.phillymag.com

8 hours ago

http://6abc.com/education/nj-sencory-booker-w...

http://6abc.com/education/nj-sencory-booker-will-be-temples-commencement-speaker/3377015/

    NJ Sen.Cory Booker will be Temple's commencement speaker
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW BREAKING NEWS Southwest canceling 40 flights per day after deadly accident TOP VIDEOS BREAKING NEWS Southwest canceling 40 flights per day after deadly accident U.S. Senator Cory Booker will be Temple University's commencement speaker next month. The New Jersey native will also receive an honorary degree.
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8 hours ago

https://billypenn.com/2018/04/20/more-than-in...

https://billypenn.com/2018/04/20/more-than-in-other-cities-philly-families-resort-to-crowdfunding-for-funeral-costs/

    More than in other cities, Philly families resort to crowdfunding for funeral costs
    Billy Penn is one of 19 news organizations producing BROKE in Philly, a collaborative reporting project on economic justice. Follow at @BrokeInPhilly. Lenny Alvarez recognized the young man immediately. In the small, pixelated video, Alvarez saw her nephew, Ivan Rodriguez.
    https://billypenn.com

8 hours ago

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    Audience member disrupts 'Passage' at Wilma Theater with racially-charged 'Forrest Gump' outburst - Philly
    An audience member disrupted a performance of the play Passage at the Wilma Theater in Center City on Thursday night, and an actor's Facebook post about the uncomfortable impasse went viral. In a long Facebook post shortly after the performance, poet, playwright, and Barrymore Award-winning actor Jaylene Clark Owens wrote that "Tonight I had the worst experience I have ever had on stage.
    http://www.philly.com

8 hours ago

🔔 FOR RIDERS OF BUS ROUTES 7, 25, 29, 47, 47M...

🔔 FOR RIDERS OF BUS ROUTES 7, 25, 29, 47, 47M, 57, 64, 79, and the G 🔔 Now is the time to make your direct thoughts heard on how to improve service for Southeast Philly! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/W3VZSQK?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=harmelin

    Southeastern Philadelphia SEPTA Bus Service and Shopping Destination Survey
    Web survey powered by SurveyMonkey.com. Create your own online survey now with SurveyMonkey's expert certified FREE templates.
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15 hours ago

Happy #EarthDay! Celebrate the outdoors with ...

Happy #EarthDay! Celebrate the outdoors with a stroll through our award-winning gardens – and don’t forget to come inside for a tour of the mansion. #MyPhillyPark

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    Happy #EarthDay! Celebrate the outdoors with a stroll through our award-winning gardens - and don't forget to come inside for a tour of the mansion. #MyPhillyPark
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27 hours ago

https://www.law.com/thelegalintelligencer/201...

https://www.law.com/thelegalintelligencer/2018/04/20/krasner-includes-schnader-litigator-montco-prosecutor-among-6-lateral-hires/

    Krasner Includes Schnader Litigator, Montco Prosecutor Among 6 Lateral Hires | The Legal Intelligencer
    The Legal Intelligencer | On April 24, from 5:15 to 9 p.m., HIAS Pennsylvania will host its Golden Door Awards at the Crystal Tea Room, The Wanamaker Building, 100 E. Penn Square, Philadelphia. Edward S. Robson | The plaintiffs propound discovery seeking your communications with the board related to the transaction.
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29 hours ago

Demolition of an old bank clears away the are...

Demolition of an old bank clears away the area which was designated Independence Mall, between Fifth and Sixth Streets, south of Market Street. The Pennsylvania legislature authorized the creation of Independence State Park in October 1945. An estimated 143 buildings in the area would be demolished starting in 1952, according to Inquirer archives.

    Greater Brewerytown CDC
    Demolition of an old bank clears away the area which was designated Independence Mall, between Fifth and Sixth Streets, south of Market Street. The Pennsylvania legislature authorized the creation of...
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30 hours ago

Crime: http://www.philly.com/philly/news/temp...

Crime: http://www.philly.com/philly/news/temple-university-shooting-two-dead-north-philadelphia-20180421.html?amphtml=y

    Two dead, one injured after shooting in North Philadelphia near Temple's campus - Philly
    Police responded to a call of a "person with a gun" along the 1800 block of West Diamond Street, close to Temple University's main campus, where they found a 20-year-old woman suffering from a gunshot wound to her back. - Patricia Madej, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

36 hours ago

Strawberry Mansion: Five Murals That Tell the Community’s Story

This mural located on 3015 Ridge Avenue, was inspired by Catherine Ryan Hyde’s “Pay it Forward.” This mural uses prominent African-American role models such as Martin Luther King Jr. who have “paid it forward.”

This mural is overlooking the playground behind the Gideon Edward School. This is one of many schools in the neighborhood. The Gideon Edward School is located at 2817 W. Glenwood Avenue.

This article has 2 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

This mural was dedicated because of the rich tradition of horse riding in Fairmount Park. The design is used to pay homage to the old west. It was completed on May 1, 2005 and is located at 3222 W. Montgomery Avenue.

Father Paul Washington was a priest at the Church of the Advocates, located near Temple University. He was a social activist and religious leader. This mural overlooks a playground at Ridge Avenue and Cumberland Drive.

    Strawberry Mansion: Five Murals That Tell the Community's Story
    While in Strawberry Mansion one can see history everywhere. The Historic Strawberry Mansion is in Fairmount Park. An inexpensive and easy way to see the history of this community is to walk around and take in the breathtaking murals.
    https://philadelphianeighborhoods.com

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46 hours ago

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2 days ago

Greater Brewerytown CDC added 2 new photos.

Baltimore & Ohio Railroad station, Philadelphia – Also known as B & O station, Philadelphia, or Chestnut Street station was the main passenger station for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ]Designed by architect Frank Furness in 1886, it stood at 24th Street and the Chestnut Street Bridge from 1888 to 1963. Photo from the Chestnut Street Bridge, circa 1910 (and present day, bottom) Location: 24th & Chestnut Streets, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2 days ago

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    Brandywine moves forward with land acquisitions for Schuylkill Yards plan - Philly
    The company paid $24.6 million for a 99-year lease to an acre of land at 3001 and 3003 John F. Kennedy Blvd., with plans to acquire another long-term lease for second one-acre parcel adjacent to the west. - Jacob Adelman, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

https://www.phillymag.com/news/2018/04/19/mee...

https://www.phillymag.com/news/2018/04/19/meek-mill-second-cop-gun/

    A Second Cop Said Under Oath That Meek Mill Pointed Gun at Him, Court Records Reveal
    As the movement to overturn the rapper's 10-year-old conviction on drug and gun changes gathers momentum, a sworn statement long buried in sentencing notes complicates the picture. In the age of Trump, the fight to #freeMeekMill has sucked up as much media oxygen as any story could without an appearance by Trump himself.
    https://www.phillymag.com

2 days ago

http://www.phillyvoice.com/philadelphia-prope...

http://www.phillyvoice.com/philadelphia-property-data-10-year-tax-abatement-real-estate-policy-city-controller/

    Philadelphia city controller releases data, policy analysis of 10-year tax abatement
    Nearly 20 years after Philadelphia accelerated real estate development with the incentives of a 10-year tax abatement, the future of the policy and historical effects have come under the microscope. Enacted in its current form in 2000, the tax abatement provides a 100 percent benefit for new construction and the value of any improvements or conversions to existing properties.
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

2 days ago

That's a lot of Choo Choo's...... The 60,000t...

That's a lot of Choo Choo's...... The 60,000th locomotive built by Baldwin, #60000 - an experimental 4-10-2 steam locomotive built in 1926, draws a large crowd of onlookers as it is moved - at a speed of four feet per minute - down Vine Street to the Franklin Institute in 1933.


2 days ago

Strawberry Mansion Civic Association is feeli...

TOURISM....BIG BUSINESS 🚌 🚌 🚌 !!! #Philly #ON #🔥 🔥 🔥

    Strawberry Mansion Civic Association
    TOURISM....BIG BUSINESS 🚌 🚌 🚌 !!! #Philly #ON #🔥 🔥 🔥
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2 days ago

http://www.pennlive.com/capitol-notebook/2018...

http://www.pennlive.com/capitol-notebook/2018/04/in_a_truly_epic_rant_pa_rep_da.html

    In a truly epic rant, Pa. Rep. Daryl Metcalfe slams 'liberal loser Democrat legislators'
    Looks like someone needs a nap. In a truly epic rant posted to his official Facebook page, House State Government Committee Chairman Daryl Metcalfe, R-Butler, hauled off and slapped the 'liberal loser Democrat legislators,' with whom he's forced to share oxygen and table space during committee meetings.
    http://www.pennlive.com

2 days ago

Near the Temple University Campus: http://6ab...

Near the Temple University Campus: http://6abc.com/temple-suspends-frat-after-reports-of-sex-assault-drinking-drugs/3371487/

    Temple suspends frat after reports of sex assault, drinking, drugs
    Temple University has suspended a fraternity after receiving what it calls "multiple credible reports" of various illegal activities, including sexual assault. The university said on Friday that it had suspended Alpha Epsilon Pi's rights and privileges to "operate as a recognized fraternity pending investigations by Temple and city police."
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2 days ago

The Fed: No sign of homeowners getting pushed...

The Fed: No sign of homeowners getting pushed from gentrifying neighborhoods http://www.philly.com/philly/news/gentrification-displacement-federal-reserve-bank-philly-neighborhoods-ding-20180420.html

    The Fed: No sign of homeowners getting pushed from gentrifying neighborhoods - Philly
    Gentrification has become synonymous with the pushing-out of established residents by newcomers, but a study released this week found no evidence of displacement among homeowners in gentrifying Philadelphia neighborhoods. The study, published by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, researched the connection between tax delinquency, homeowner mobility and gentrification over the last two years.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

A late 1800s or early 1900s view of the woode...

A late 1800s or early 1900s view of the wooden arch cover over Market at Dock Street and Front Tom


2 days ago

Calling all antiques lovers: The Philadelphia...

Calling all antiques lovers: The Philadelphia Antiques and Art Show starts today! Stop by the mansion this weekend to continue your discovery of fine art and decor in our collections.


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3 days ago

Feds will retry former Philly Sheriff John Gr...

Feds will retry former Philly Sheriff John Green http://www.philly.com/philly/news/breaking/feds-will-retry-former-philly-sheriff-john-green-20180419.html

3 days ago

Crime: http://6abc.com/22-guns-stolen-from-up...

Crime: http://6abc.com/22-guns-stolen-from-upper-darby-gun-shop/3368342/

    22 Guns stolen from Upper Darby gun shop
    With the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms reporting that gun shop burglaries are continuing to rise at an alarming rate, it is no wonder the agency has stepped in to help the Upper Darby Police solve its latest case.
    http://6abc.com

3 days ago

http://phlcouncil.com/city-council-issues-rfp...

http://phlcouncil.com/city-council-issues-rfp-for-independent-audit-of-property-assessments/

    CITY COUNCIL ISSUES RFP FOR INDEPENDENT AUDIT OF PROPERTY ASSESSMENTS
    Philadelphia, April 19, 2018 - The City Council of Philadelphia has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for qualified auditors of the Office of Property Assessment (OPA). A subsection of the Philadelphia Code authored by Council mandates that OPA be independently audited at least once every three years.
    http://phlcouncil.com

3 days ago

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https://www.eventbrite.com/e/north-philadelphia-health-fair-registration-44654550964

    North Philadelphia Health Fair
    Temple University College of Public Health, Aramark and the Urban League of Philadelphia will proudly host the first annual North Philadelphia Health Fair on Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. The focus of this year's health fair will be kidney health. Healthy kidneys are important for your overall health and wellbeing.
    https://www.eventbrite.com

3 days ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/politics/Wi...

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/politics/With-soda-tax-money-pre-k-centers-see-rapid-growth.html

    With soda-tax money, pre-K centers see rapid growth - Philly
    Outside of Amazing Kidz Academy on Erie Avenue, Coca-Cola trucks went by, going to and from the bottling plant across the street. Inside the pre-K center, 3- and 4-year-olds played in a newly set up classroom, funded through a tax paid by their neighbors.
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

#Repost @thephiladelphiapotters https://www.i...

#Repost @thephiladelphiapotters https://www.instagram.com/thephiladelphiapotters/ • • • It’s almost time for the tour everybody! We are excited to have so many amazing potters coming into town to sell their wares with at our three host locations! . . April 26th-29th Studio Tour dates & times: Friday April 27th • 5pm-9pm Saturday April 28th • 10am-6pm Sunday April 29th • 11am-5pm. . . Exhibition Reception & Artist Talks: Thursday April 26th • 6pm-8:30pm @theclaystudiophl . . . Here’s the line up:. . . At Bailey Street Arts Corridor 1525 N. Bailey St, Philadelphia, PA 19121 (Host @connellymichael & @bertiegoldtooth): Birdie Boone (@btothebth) Brenda Quinn (@bquinnpottery) Rebecca Chappell (@rchappell78) . . At Ryan Greenheck Ceramics 2019 N 33rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19121 (host @ryanjgreenheck): Bryan Hopkins (@bryanshopkins) Didem Mert (@didemmert_pottery) Doug Peltzman (@dougpeltzman) Kristen Kieffer (@kiefferceramics). . . At the Cleary Teran Studio/Home 1522 North 27th Street Philadelphia, PA 19121 (host @naomiclearyceramics @danielricardoteran): Brad Johnson (@bradjohnsonpottery) Bernadette Curran (#bernadettecurran). . . #thephiladelphiapotters #pottery #ceramics #clay #craft #contemporaryart #contemporarycraft #food #handmadeinphilly #philadelphiafood #philadelphia #thephiladelphiapotters2018urbanstudiotour


3 days ago

Opinion : Mayor Kenney never should have met ...

Opinion : Mayor Kenney never should have met with Meek Mill | Ronnie Polaneczky http://www.philly.com/philly/columnists/ronnie_polaneczky/meek-mill-kenney-probation-prison-visit-jay-z-brinkley-krasner-new-trial-ronnie-polaneczky-20180419.html

    Mayor Kenney never should have met with Meek Mill | Ronnie Polaneczky - Philly
    It's been a week since Mayor Kenney had a one-on-one visit with Meek Mill in jail. It bugged me then, it bugs me now, and I've finally figured out why. Throughout his political career, Kenney has been Philly's Jimmy from the Block, reliably reading the pulse of the populace when it comes to calling out the disloyal, the silly, and the abusive.
    http://www.philly.com

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