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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

1 hour 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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1 hour 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.
    http://drexel.edu

1 hour ago

The sun will come out on Sunday! 🌞 Come joi...

The sun will come out on Sunday! 🌞 Come join the fun with FoCA, Miss Pam, and Ms. Pauline as we celebrate Earth Day! Sunday, April 22nd at 11 a.m. at the Triangles (23rd and South).


1 hour 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.
    http://www.phillytrib.com

1 hour 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.


2 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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3 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


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15 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/


17 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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18 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.
    http://interactivemechanics.com

18 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.


20 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?
    https://cultureworks-x-paca.ticketleap.com

20 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

23 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.
    https://centercityphila.org

24 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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24 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/


26 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!


26 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.
    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

26 hours ago

“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

26 hours ago

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

43 hours ago

If you have $99 and a hankering for leafy gre...

If you have $99 and a hankering for leafy greens, Just Salad has a deal for you.

    Just Salad Is Really Pushing Salad With Its Unlimited Bowl
    Just Salad's new University City restaurant, located at Penn at 3728 Spruce Street, opened its doors last week. It's the second Philly location for the chain; the first started serving last summer at 1729 Chestnut Street. The fast-casual eatery does sell more than salad, with wraps, hot bowls, smoothies, and avocado toast on the menu.
    https://philly.eater.com

44 hours ago

Join Mural Arts Philadelphia and Internationa...

Join Mural Arts Philadelphia and International House Philadelphia for a discussion on how public art and wellness can go hand in hand, and how you can be part of Philadelphia's transformation.

    Rippling Moon: Conversations on Public Art and Wellness
    Rippling Moon: An Urban Fairytale is a powerful new mural project built on principles of trauma-informed care. Renowned artist Meg Saligman's dramatic theater-inspired designs illustrate how healing begins with a single point and then ripples out through a community.
    https://muralarts.ticketleap.com

44 hours ago

Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighbo...

John Kirby served as a panelist representing the Dornsife Center at Think Tank hosted by Promise Corps last week, where students from four local West Philly high schools presented a challenge they regularly face in their community and their attainable and actionable solution!


44 hours ago

University City District shared West Philly L...

Several great events this weekend to celebrate the Philadelphia Science Festival!

    West Philly Star Party, Science in the Park and more Philly Science Festival events
    The Philadelphia Science Festival kicks off on Friday, April 20 with tons of fun and educational events being held around the city. The goal of this annual event is to "educate, inspire, and engage the region with the science and technology that surrounds our everyday world." Several festival-rel
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

45 hours ago

An influx of millennials moving into the down...

An influx of millennials moving into the downtown has influenced the retail landscape and brought a new mix of shops to Center City. How do we keep the momentum going? CCD's State of Center City report, coming out April 24, shows how Philadelphia compares to other cities and where there's more room to grow. Follow the link below for more. #SOCC2018

    State of Center City Preview - Retail
    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

46 hours ago

“Black soldiers experienced higher mortality ...

“Black soldiers experienced higher mortality due to disease than white troops during the war, and doctors—usually white—struggled to understand how black bodies differed from white ones,”

    Philly is getting a Civil War memorial honoring black soliders
    Philadelphia's newest Civil War memorial will honor black soldiers who fought in the brutal war over slavery. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the Mütter Museum will unveil the "interpretative sign" at Philadelphia National Cemetery north of Germantown to honor the men of the United States Colored Troops buried at the VA cemetery.
    http://planphilly.com

47 hours ago

Center City District shared SEPTA - iseptaphi...

    Notice of Public Hearings
    From schedule times to upcoming events, and everything in between. ISEPTAPHILLY.com
    https://www.iseptaphilly.com

47 hours ago

Please join us this Thursday, April 19, 6pm f...

Please join us this Thursday, April 19, 6pm for a reception and book launch for January 1 with the artist Andrea Modica!

    Andrea Modica: January 1
    For the past 10 years, photographer Andrea Modica, has taken to the streets of Philadelphia, wrapped in her winter's warmest, to capture a 116 year tradition of the Mummers Parade under an enormous dark cloth with a large format camera. The Mummers Parade is unlike traditional parades--it can run over twelve hours with 10,000 men,...
    http://lenscratch.com

2 days ago

Schuylkill Banks added 2 new photos.

There's so much to look forward to this Friday! At 10am, celebrate the new South to Christian trail and greenway on the CHOP Roberts Center Plaza. There will be a great lineup of speakers, followed by free Shake Shack custard and pretzels! More info: https://bit.ly/2IQtVWa Then, at 7:30pm, join us at Walnut Street for our Star Party event, part of the citywide Philadelphia Science Festival! Local astronomers will be onsite with telescopes to educate us about the stars, constellations and beyond. Learn more: https://bit.ly/2HboFfg See you on the Banks!


2 days ago

The University City Garden Club spring plant ...

The University City Garden Club spring plant sale is Saturday May 12th in Clark Park. Pre-order plants by April 29th and help support University City Greening Projects including the Grave Gardeners. Pre-order here: https://bit.ly/2vshdLy


2 days ago

Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighbo...

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 732 likes. The Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships is Drexel's urban extension center - modeled...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

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2 days ago

Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighbo...

The Dornsife and Lindy Centers' table at EarthFest earlier today. #DrexelEarthWeek Lindy Center Lindy Center


2 days ago

LAST WEEK - CLOSES APRIL 21! Collaborative H...

LAST WEEK - CLOSES APRIL 21! Collaborative Histories: Dieu Donné and By the Book Vol. 2: New Photography Publications Image: Arlene Shechet, Deep Blooze Series: With-In, 2004, Pigmented linen pulp stenciled on abacá paper, 30” x 30”, Unique, Published by Dieu Donné, Courtesy of Dieu Donné, Installation view, Photo: Jaime Alvarez, In Collaborative Histories: Dieu Donné http://printcenter.org/100/collab-histories-by-the-book/


2 days ago

The Penn Relays return to University City nex...

The Penn Relays return to University City next week! Do you have your tickets?

    Penn Relays
    The official website for the athletics
    http://www.thepennrelays.com

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