6 hours ago

Crime: Woman driving van shot dead in Fern Ro...

Crime: Woman driving van shot dead in Fern Rock http://www.philly.com/philly/news/crime/woman-driving-van-shot-dead-in-fern-rock-20180221.html

    Woman driving van shot dead in Fern Rock - Philly
    A 23-year-old woman was shot and killed in the city's Fern Rock section Wednesday night while driving a van with five passengers that then crashed into a building, police said. At least five shots were fired at the driver's side of the white Dodge van about 8:35 p.m.

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    Drawn Out: The Value of a Vote, From Pennsylvania to the Supreme Court
    The nation finds itself at a turning point in a major fight over redistricting and gerrymandering. This special podcast takes you on a tour to find out if we can fix the system.

10 hours ago



    Why do Old City buildings keep burning? - Philly
    Why does Old City keep burning? The blocks between the Delaware waterfront and Independence Mall are home to one of the richest collections of architecture in all of Philadelphia, with buildings that track the nation's evolution from colonial settlement to industrial powerhouse.

10 hours ago



    After court sides with PPA, attorney who wants to 'abolish' agency vows to fight on
    Some 14 months ago, Philadelphia attorney Michael Coard declared war on a Philadelphia Parking Authority that, in his estimation, was a "vulture" victimizing residents and visitors to the tune of $12 million in faulty tickets. His call to abolish the PPA directly stemmed from a ticket he received in September 2015 for allegedly parking in a bus zone.

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    City approves plan to build luxury housing in Conrail's backyard
    Hard against the clanging Conrail train tracks in an industrial section of Kensington, the four-acre vacant lot at the corner of Lehigh and Frankford avenues doesn't look like the most obvious place for $369,000 single-family homes.

14 hours ago

Save the date! **Bache in Bloom ** Open hous...

Save the date! **Bache in Bloom ** Open house, raffle, and silent auction (benefiting the give and go recess program). May 10, 2018 This event will benefit the Give and Go Recess program. We will need the help of *parents and guardians like YOU*, to collect donations, in planning, volunteering during the event, and spreading the word! Please contact Melissa (wolfstewart20@gmail.com) or Leila (Leilazinni@gmail.com) if you are interested, or have any questions!

14 hours ago

Calling all artists! We have some Spring and ...

Calling all artists! We have some Spring and Summer openings for our art wall in the Hygge Room. Send us a message if you are interested in showing your work! #supportlocalartists #barhygge

15 hours ago

Bache-Martin is looking to fund a Claymobile ...

Bache-Martin is looking to fund a Claymobile program this school year for Kindergarten and 1st Grade, details below.

    Claymobile for Bache Martin K-1 by Jennifer Zwilling
    With these funds we will bring the world class Claymobile program to all Kindergarten and First Graders at Bache Martin. Claymobile provides high quality ceramic art education that instills a sense of creativity, possibility, and wonder in students.

15 hours ago

The Winter Social is THIS Saturday! This is ...

The Winter Social is THIS Saturday! This is your last chance to reserve a spot for your Tiger, fill out our online form BEFORE MIDNIGHT TODAY https://goo.gl/forms/YLc7jWlzORujbR3v2 We need volunteers to help us sign in, and distribute hot chocolate to our students. Want to help us in these fun tasks? http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0a44aca722a6f58-bachemartin2 https://www.facebook.com/events/137522800247163/

    Bache-Martin's 8th Annual Winter Social has been rescheduled to February 24th.*** We were notified on Friday that the rink will be closed due to city work this Saturday 1/27 (original date). We are disappointed by and sorry for the last minute change, but we hope you will be able to join us next month for a fun morning on the ice next month instead.

16 hours ago

#Repost @brewery_techne ・・・ Phoebe's back on...

#Repost @brewery_techne ・・・ Phoebe's back on the menu! #phillycraftbeer #bierdegarde #beer

17 hours ago

Fairmount Park Conservancy shared their video...

This warm weather has us daydreaming about Love Your Park Week! Save the dates for May 12-20. https://loveyourpark.org/

    Fairmount Park Conservancy
    We're pretty sure these amazing park volunteers will inspire you to sign up and lend a hand at a park near you on November 4th for Love Your Park Fall Volunteer Day! bit.ly/LoveYourPark17

18 hours ago

Brewed a wheat beer today with lemongrass

Brewed a wheat beer today with lemongrass

    Bar Hygge
    Brewed a wheat beer today with lemongrass

19 hours ago



    Oscar's Tavern shut down for health violations
    Regulars hoping for a cheap beer and cheesesteak-and-a-half deal at Oscar's Tavern Tuesday night went home disappointed, as the popular Center City dive had been shut down by the Philadelphia Department of Health. A cease operations order was issued for Oscar's as of 1:30 p.m. on Feb.

19 hours ago



    City Seeks Restaurateurs For Renovated Love Park Welcome Center
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - The city is seeking restaurateurs to run the food concession at the Love Park Welcome Center once it's renovated. The 1960s-era Welcome Center, also known as the spaceship, has been closed for years. But the city, last week, allowed a half dozen restaurant operators to tour the circular, bi-level building as they prepared proposals for the food and beverage concessions there.

19 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio added 2 new ...

Final days to see our current exhibitions - all on view through 6pm Saturday.

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio, Philadelphia, PA. 2.1K likes. Cultivating an appreciation for art by presenting exhibitions, offering unique decorative and fine art for sale and providing art...

20 hours ago

Just Announced! DISPATCH returns to the Mann ...

Just Announced! DISPATCH returns to the Mann on September 19th w/ special guests Nahko and Medicine for the People and Scatter Their Own. Tix go on sale next Friday, March 2nd at 10AM 🎶

    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    Just Announced! DISPATCH returns to the Mann on September 19th w/ special guests Nahko and Medicine for the People and Scatter Their Own. Tix go on sale next Friday, March 2nd at 10AM 🎶

20 hours ago

HSA Open Meeting TOMORROW! Haven't been able...

HSA Open Meeting TOMORROW! Haven't been able to make it to the monthly HSA morning meetings? Here's your chance to participate! HSA OPEN MEETING THURSDAY, 6:15pm The Library (Bache building, 2nd floor) See you there!

    Bache-Martin Home & School Association
    HSA Open Meeting TOMORROW! Haven't been able to make it to the monthly HSA morning meetings? Here's your chance to participate! HSA OPEN MEETING THURSDAY, 6:15pm The Library (Bache building, 2nd...

20 hours ago

Why Do Children Ask, 'Why'? | Huffington Post...

Why Do Children Ask, 'Why'? | Huffington Post #learningthroughplay #playmatters #education #parenting https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/why-do-children-ask-why_b_9233266.html

    Why Do Children Ask, 'Why?'
    Have you ever wondered why children ask "why" so often? Even as adults, we question the "why" of many things not in our control. For children, "why" questions help them make sense of the world around them that they are just beginning to learn about. These "why" questions also help spur and accelerate learning.

21 hours ago



    Uber bringing new bus-like 'express pool' service to Philly, stepping up competition with SEPTA
    On Thursday, Uber will expand its extra-cheap Express Pool service to Philadelphia, making it one of six cities to get the new bus-like offering that debuted in San Francisco and Boston last fall and introducing a new threat to SEPTA.

21 hours ago

In Center City,Near City Hall: Feeling nostal...

In Center City,Near City Hall: Feeling nostalgic? This Philly bar has a drink called 'The Obama' http://www.philly.com/philly/food/bar-code/474605273.html

    Feeling nostalgic? This Philly bar has a drink called 'The Obama'
    One first-time customer balked on the day of the Eagles parade, according to Augusta Mason, a manager who created the Obama cocktail when Parkside Beef & Ale opened a decade ago in a moment of yes-we-can optimism. "He said, 'It's the 'Trump Punch' now!'" Mason recalled.

21 hours ago

Opinion : https://billypenn.com/2018/02/21/pa...

Opinion : https://billypenn.com/2018/02/21/pa-rep-daryl-metcalfe-comes-out-strong-against-listening-to-teens-pleading-for-action-on-gun-control/

    Pa. Rep. Daryl Metcalfe comes out strong against...listening to teens pleading for action on gun control
    Billy Penn is a mobile platform for a better Philly -- the easiest way to find and follow local and breaking news in Philadelphia.

21 hours ago

#WONKYWEDNESDAY - Did you know more than 1/2 ...

#WONKYWEDNESDAY - Did you know more than 1/2 of Fairmount residents don't take a car to work? That helps facilitate positive health outcomes, lower carbon emissions and provides more opportunities to interact with your neighbors. #activetransportation #iseptaphilly #fairmountforever

    Fairmount CDC
    WONKYWEDNESDAY - Did you know more than 1/2 of Fairmount residents don't take a car to work? That helps facilitate positive health outcomes, lower carbon emissions and provides more opportunities to...

21 hours ago

Crime: Until a few years , Captain Techner , ...

Crime: Until a few years , Captain Techner , whose Family roots run deep in Brewerytown , served as the PSA (Public Safety Area) Officer as a Lieutenant until his recent promotion: http://6abc.com/2-pistol-whipped-shots-fired-in-feltonville-home-invasion/3117805/

    2 pistol-whipped, shots fired in Feltonville home invasion
    Shots were fired and two people were pistol-whipped during a violent home invasion in the Feltonville section of Philadelphia. Police were called around 4 a.m. Wednesday to the 200 block of West Roosevelt Boulevard for the reports of gunshots. Philadelphia police say witnesses heard five to seven shots.

21 hours ago



    PPA Proposes Fee for Regulating Taxis, Uber and Lyft
    The cash-strapped organization reportedly has only eight inspectors monitoring more than 20,000 ride-hailing vehicles across the city. The Philadelphia Parking Authority wants to add a 50-cent surcharge to every taxi, Uber and Lyft ride originating in the city. The organization says the fee would go toward regulating the vehicles - which will hopefully ensure safer rides for passengers.

22 hours ago

The Spring Gardens Community Garden shared th...

DON'T FORGET! Our 1st Annual Seed Swap is THIS SATURDAY! Saturday, February 24, 10am-noon Clemente Recreation Center Classroom See you at the sharing table! https://www.facebook.com/events/155500381776588/

    1st Annual Seed Swap

30 hours ago

Opinion: https://trib.al/qj913uc

Opinion: https://trib.al/qj913uc

    For Philly safe injection sites to be inclusive, start by allowing crack | Opinion
    Philadelphia's CUES should create and manage smoking spaces, similar to those created in Toronto - not just in Kensington, but across the city in neighborhoods like Center City, Point Breeze, Mayfair, and Manayunk. - Jillian Bauer-Reese, Sterling Keith Johnson, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News

30 hours ago



    Acme owner to buy Rite Aid
    The privately held owner of Safeway, Acme, and other grocery brands is plunging deeper into the pharmacy business with a deal to buy Rite Aid, the nation's third-largest drugstore chain. Albertsons Companies is offering either a share of its stock and $1.83 in cash or slightly more than a share for every 10 shares of Rite Aid.

30 hours ago

Philadelphia circa 1910. "Chestnut Street wes...

Philadelphia circa 1910. "Chestnut Street west from 12th." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. Please click on the link below to see this photo in (High Resolution) http://www.shorpy.com/node/22712?size=_original#caption

    Shorpy Historic Picture Archive :: Chestnut Street: 1910 high-resolution photo
    Vintage photographs available as fine-art prints or digital stock images

31 hours ago

On the Benjamin Franklin Parkway : https://hi...

On the Benjamin Franklin Parkway : https://hiddencityphila.org/2018/02/at-parkway-central-stacks-cleared-to-make-way-for-public-space/

    At Parkway Central, Stacks Cleared To Make Way For Public Space
    The Free Library of Philadelphia's Parkway Central Branch is homing in on the needs of the 21st century patron with modern upgrades and robust public programming. Michael Bixler bids adieu to the grand library's massive book retrieval system that was recently dismantled to make way for three new centers of interactive social space.

31 hours ago



    New phone line allows Philly employees to discuss sexual misconduct
    A new phone line is now open for city of Philadelphia employees to discuss any sexual misconduct they previously have experienced in the workplace, City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart announced on Tuesday. The phone line - 215-988-8024 - comes as part of an audit Rhynhart is conducting to evaluate the city's sexual misconduct policies and procedures.

31 hours ago

Ex-Philly Sheriff John Green's bribery trial ...

Ex-Philly Sheriff John Green's bribery trial opens with attack on his successor http://www.philly.com/philly/news/pennsylvania/philadelphia/ex-philly-sheriff-john-greens-bribery-trial-opens-with-attack-on-his-successor-20180220.html

    Ex-Philly Sheriff John Green's bribery trial opens with attack on his successor
    As federal prosecutors opened their bribery and corruption case Tuesday against former Philadelphia Sheriff John D. Green, defense lawyers said the case may come down to a battle of credibility - between the sheriff on trial and the one who followed him into the office.

38 hours ago



    Watercolor Still Life with Keith Leitner
    Explore the versatility of watercolor! Work from an engaging floral still life arrangement and learn the tools and techniques of the medium. Brushwork, transparent/opaque painting methods, color, and the variety of papers available will all be covered. Be inspired by a visit to our concurrent exhibition Abloom. Sunday, March 25 9 a.m.


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