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Get to know Powers Park Conservancy and their...

Get to know Powers Park Conservancy and their lovely park in Port Richmond! They're one of the many Philly parks participating in this year's Love Your Park Week!

    Powers Park: Get to know Port Richmond's 'little gem'
    In honor of the upcoming Love Your Park Week, we'll be highlighting some of Philly's amazing parks and Park Friends Groups who work hard to keep their neighborhood's public spaces clean, green, and beautiful. This week, get to know Powers Park in Port Richmond and Powers Park Conservancy!

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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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Happy birthday to Odilon Redon, born on this ...

Happy birthday to Odilon Redon, born on this day in 1840. In his journal, published under the title A Soi-même (To Myself), Redon described his work as undefinable: “My drawings inspire, and are not to be defined. They place us, as does music, in the ambiguous realm of the undetermined.” 🎨 Odilon Redon. “Saint George and the Dragon (Saint Georges et le dragon),” c. 1909–1910

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Schuylkill River Trail - Philadelphia to Valley Forge, Philadelphia, PA 19130 posted 1 photo to Fotella:

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Dalliance with Light (Andy Farmer) posted 1 photo to Flickr:

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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

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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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared their...

CALL FOR ARTISTS! Cerulean Arts is accepting submissions to our 6th Annual Juried Exhibition. This year's juror is artist Patricia Traub. Deadline: April 27. https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/cerulean-arts-6th-annual-juried-exhibition

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Modern Times: American Art 1910–1950


    Philadelphia Museum of Art - Exhibitions - Modern Times: American Art 1910-1950
    From jazz and the jitterbug to assembly lines and skylines: the early twentieth century was a time of great social, artistic, and technological change. Artists responded with a revolutionary language of shapes and colors. See how Georgia O'Keeffe, Marsden Hartley, Jacob Lawrence, and others challenged convention and forged bold new styles to fit the times.

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Our first Member-Only Night starting May, Smi...

Our first Member-Only Night starting May, Smith is OPEN for play, and more! -

    News from Smith Memorial Playground
    Smith Closed During Storm Repair, Food Drive at Play-A-Palooza, and more!

25 hours 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.

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    Suburban Station is getting a top floor, design-centric workspace soon
    Change is coming to Suburban Station soon in the form of a 25,000-square-foot co-working space, which will be constructed at the station's top floor this summer. The space, called Bond Station House, is being developed by Bond Collective, a design-centric workspace company.

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    Planning officials put proposed community outreach rules on hold
    On Tuesday, the Philadelphia Planning Commission put a hold on City Council legislation intended to overhaul community notification requirements about zoning changes. The proposed regulation was initially introduced as a public-safety minded response to a recent North Philadelphia housefire that killed four residents of a rooming house.

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A review of "Urban Perceptions: Mashiul Chowd...

A review of "Urban Perceptions: Mashiul Chowdhury" on view through Saturday, April 21. https://www.whatsartblog.com/single-post/2018/04/19/Mashiul-Chowdhury-Investigates-the-City


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    Philadelphia DA Wants To Dismantle Mass Incarceration From The Inside Out
    Larry Krasner has been in office since January, and is already taking steps to change the way the city looks at sentencing, parole, bail and incarceration.

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    850 N TAYLOR ST Issued April 17, 2018 Comment

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If you're going to be out of the county on El...

If you're going to be out of the county on Election Day (5/15), or if you are handicapped, or you are 65+ years old & assigned to an inaccessible polling place, your'e eligible to apply for an absentee or alternative ballot. The deadline to apply is 5/8, and applications are due back by 5PM, so don't delay. https://www.philadelphiavotes.com/en/voters/absentee-and-alternative-ballots

    Absentee and Alternative Ballots
    You may be eligible for an absentee ballot if: You are expected to be absent from Philadelphia County on the day of the coming election because of occupation, business, or duties (including leaves of absence for teaching, vacations, and sabbatical leaves); You are a person who is or may be

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    New Regional Rail Proposal Would Connect Phoenixville To Philly
    PHOENIXVILLE, PA - Preliminary talks are officially underway to bring passenger rail service to Phoenixville. Developers are proposing two alternatives. The first option, which has been formally presented, involves extending the Manayunk/Norristown line into Phoenixville. Because the infrastructure for this line is already largely in place, it is the cheaper and quicker alternative.

35 hours ago

Crime: breaking : http://6abc.com/police-man-...

Crime: breaking : http://6abc.com/police-man-and-child-1-shot-in-southwest-philadelphia/3363524/

    Police: Man and child, 1, shot in Southwest Philadelphia
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW TOP VIDEOS A man and a toddler are in critical condition following a shooting in Southwest Philadelphia Wednesday night. Police said it was sometime around 9 p.m. that the father was carrying his child to his car at 67th and Trinity streets when they were both hit by gunfire.

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Greater Brewerytown CDC added 2 new photos.

In an effort to promote non traditional sports such as Rowing - Temple University has agreed to sponsor a free summer rowing camp for two-weeks in July. The first 100 children to register will participate in this great opportunity. Non traditional sports for inner city kids exposes our young people to sports they wouldn't normally have access to. Please spread the word!

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    Ori Feibush plans homes and shops at Chocolate Factory site in South Philly
    Developer Ori Feibush says his proposal would be a big step toward transforming Washington Avenue, west of Broad Street, from a strip of warehouses and blighted industrial buildings into a dense commercial and residential corridor binding the revitalized neighborhoods to its north and south.

42 hours ago

The Barnes Foundation posted an offer.

Treat Mom this #MothersDay and all throughout May! Book a May tour for you and mom, and we'll treat her to a free gift from the Barnes Shop!

43 hours ago

0pinion: This speaks of a much bigger issue, ...

0pinion: This speaks of a much bigger issue, which now has been emboldened by the atmosphere in Washington : https://mobile.nytimes.com/2018/04/17/us/starbucks-arrest-philadelphia.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=first-column-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news

    Philadelphia Starbucks Arrests, Outrageous to Some, Are Everyday Life for Others
    PHILADELPHIA - The video of the police arresting two black men in a Starbucks, viewed more than 10 million times online, quickly prompted a full-blown crisis: accusations of racism, protests both in and around the cafe, and a corporate apology on "Good Morning America."

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    Ghosts Of The Abandoned Arch Street Subway Line
    Philadelphians routinely lament the lack of subway and trolley service to certain neighborhoods. Supporters and naysayers often argue ad nauseam online over extending the Broad Street Line past Pattison Avenue to the Philadelphia Navy Yard.

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Thursday May 10 5-7pm visit Bache-Martin for ...

Thursday May 10 5-7pm visit Bache-Martin for a family friendly open house and fundraiser for Bache-Martin Elementary School. Our goal is to help support the Give and Go Athletics Recess program with a silent auction, raffle, face painting, childrens activities and food and beverages. The Bache-Martin after school choir and strings will perform and the school will be open for tours of our garden and library. http://ow.ly/NfTe30jqqEL

    Friends of Bache-Martin
    Friends of Bache-Martin, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 189 likes · 14 talking about this. Friends of Bache-Martin provides financial resources and facilitates community engagement to enhance the...

47 hours ago

From 1871 to 1926, Historic Strawberry Mansio...

From 1871 to 1926, Historic Strawberry Mansion went through various phases of occupation. For a period, it was a popular restaurant and picnic spot! To this day, it's a beautiful retreat within the city of Philadelphia. #ParkCharms #discoverPHL

47 hours ago

Last chance to vote for us! Our beautiful new...

Last chance to vote for us! Our beautiful new website has been nominated for The Webby Awards for "Best Events Website." 🎉 Voting ends tomorrow.

    The Webby Awards People's Voice needs YOU
    I just voted for this nominee to win a People's Webby Awards. You should too.

47 hours ago

On Thursday, April 19, the Performance Garage...

On Thursday, April 19, the Performance Garage hosts its annual Gala and a night of world-class dance performances. Catch a sneak peek of our Gala program with this trailer of Bruce McCormick's "One Man's Voice." Mr. McCormick is one of Executive Director Jeanne Ruddy's former Juilliard students, and we can't wait to welcome him to our stage tomorrow night. Contact the Performance Garage to purchase a Gala ticket today! #danceperformance #phillydance #phlarts #juiiliarddance

    One Man's Voice (Trailer)
    https://www.bmcdance.com Choreography, Performance and Text by Bruce McCormick Performed for AGAINST THE GRAIN/Men in Dance Broadway Performance Hall Seattle, Washington, USA September 30, 2016 Premiered at the Frank Guarincini Jr. Fine and Performing Arts Center Vineland, New Jersey, USA March 10, 2013 Photo: Joseph Lambert/Jazzy Photo brucejmccormick@gmail.com

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    State grants for college students could be cut by $1,100 next year without more funding
    Without $47 million more in funding for the state grant program, Association of Independent Colleges and Universities President Don Francis said the maximum state grant award could be reduced by $1,100 depending on the grant formula that the PHEAA board chooses to use.

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Greater Brewerytown CDC shared WHYY News's po...


    As fallout over Starbucks arrests continues, Philly police chief stands by cops
    Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross hasn't wavered: The officers who recently arrested two African-American men inside a Center City Starbucks did "absolutely nothing wrong." Criminal justice experts agree, but say the charged incident could have ended differently. And probably should have.

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We all know when Spring really starts...

We all know when Spring really starts...


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In Francisville : http://planphilly.com/artic...

In Francisville : http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/04/18/francisville-is-booming-the-community-is-feuding

    Francisville is booming. The community is feuding.
    Francisville is under construction.Walk down almost any street in this North Philadelphia neighborhood, and there are houses-or multi-unit buildings-getting built. Fences and ladders jut out onto the sidewalk, annoying residents. Community meetings get loud with complaints about everything from unwanted new neighbors to rising rents to cowboy contractors.

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    Unemployed Pennsylvanians on Medicaid could lose health coverage under proposed bill
    The state House on Tuesday advanced a bill that would force "able-bodied" adults enrolled in Medicaid to work at least 20 hours a week or complete job training programs to retain their health insurance coverage. The proposed legislation - House Bill 2138 - cleared the House floor on a 115-80 vote.

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    A Fine Dining Soul Food Spot Is About to Open in West Philly
    Tastie's will debut on 52nd Street this weekend with a luxe new location in a former pizza parlor. Philly chef Barbara Devan is bringing downtown fine dining to West Philadelphia. An upscale version of Tastie's , Devan's soul food kitchen, will open this Friday, April 20th at 1212 North 52nd Street.

2 days ago

Today is International Day for Monuments & Si...

Today is International Day for Monuments & Sites! Learn how our conservation team restored 3 monuments in Germantown's Vernon Park.

    How Fairmount Park Conservancy restored Vernon Park's monuments
    April 18 is International Day for Monuments and Sites, and there are plenty of them to celebrate throughout Philly's parks! In Germantown's Vernon Park, example, there are two monuments and a statue all located within the eight-acre park.

2 days ago

Career Day 2018 - Bache-Martin Elementary & M...

Career Day 2018 - Bache-Martin Elementary & Middle School - Creating Lifelong Learners Friday, April 27 from 8:45am to 11:00am Seeking parents, alumni, and other community members to participate in its Career Day program. Volunteers will be assigned to small groups that will visit 1-4 classrooms to talk about their careers and offer advice. Interested? Complete this form to volunteer: http://ow.ly/rkHW30ja8r6 Questions? Please contact bachemartincareerday@gmail.com

    Friends of Bache-Martin
    Friends of Bache-Martin, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 189 likes · 14 talking about this. Friends of Bache-Martin provides financial resources and facilitates community engagement to enhance the...

2 days ago

Can you escape your father’s influence? #dada...

Can you escape your father’s influence? #dadandme Opening May 6, Renoir: Father and Son/Painting and Cinema exposes the riveting relationship between celebrated filmmaker Jean Renoir and the great impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Jean’s artistic relationship with his father began in the studio: between 1895 and 1910, Pierre-Auguste Renoir made about sixty paintings and pastels of Jean, either alone or with his nanny, Gabrielle, or other figures. As an adult, Jean would remember sometimes enjoying and other times complaining about these long posing sessions, some spent drawing or playing, others demanding the wearing of uncomfortable costumes. But these hours in Renoir’s studio were ultimately precious for Jean, both strengthening his personal relationship with his father and initiating him into the craftsmanship and artifice of art. Be first to see the show. Celebrate at the preview party on First Friday, May 4. Book your tickets: http://bit.ly/Renoir-PreviewParty 🎨 Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Jean as a Huntsman, 1910.

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The Barnes Foundation has received important ...

The Barnes Foundation has received important support to establish the Violette de Mazia Scholarship Program and the Richard J. Wattenmaker Scholarship Fund. We are most grateful to the donors who have made this possible. We are pleased to announce that in spring 2018, we awarded a total of 75 scholarships (three Richard J. Wattenmaker and one Violette de Mazia two-year scholarships)! Scholarship applications will open beginning June 1. Sign up for education news at http://bit.ly/Curate-inbox to be notified of upcoming fall scholarship opportunities!

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