2 hours ago

Showers are currently moving into the area fr...

Showers are currently moving into the area from the west. Temperatures will remain warm enough for rain but some snow is likely to mix in for the Poconos and extreme northwest New Jersey. Rain and snow showers should move out of the area by mid afternoon. Winds will pick up as showers move through and will remain blustery through the evening with lows in the mid 30s throughout much of the region and near 30 for the Poconos and northern New Jersey.

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    Showers are currently moving into the area from the west. Temperatures will remain warm enough for rain but some snow is likely to mix in for the Poconos and extreme northwest New Jersey. Rain and...
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3 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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4 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!


4 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

5 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

6 hours ago

"Grays Ferry’s Pennovation Center is getting ...

"Grays Ferry’s Pennovation Center is getting a couple of new tenants. Biorealize, makers of a desktop bioprototyping platform, and ZSX Medical, makers of a medical device focusing on minimally-invasive surgery, are the latest companies to join the Penn-run, 58,000-square-foot tech transfer hub."

    Pennovation Center gets two new biotech startups - Technical.ly Philly
    Grays Ferry's Pennovation Center is getting a couple of new tenants. Biorealize , makers of a desktop bioprototyping platform, and ZSX Medical , makers of a medical device focusing on minimally-invasive surgery, are the latest companies to join the Penn-run, 58,000-square-foot tech transfer hub.
    https://technical.ly

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22 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

23 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

23 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!


23 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

24 hours ago

Developer Ori Feibush has acquired the site o...

Developer Ori Feibush has acquired the site of the former Frankford Chocolate Factory on the north side of Washington Avenue between 21st and 22nd Streets in South Philadelphia, with plans to raze most of the historic structure to make way for apartments, townhouses and stores.

    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.
    http://www.philly.com

27 hours 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


28 hours 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...
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32 hours ago

Good morning! A chilly start to the day with ...

Good morning! A chilly start to the day with temperatures generally in the 30s at this time. However temperatures will moderate to the mid 50s to low 60s by this afternoon under partly to mostly sunny skies. A system will bring some rain and showers tonight into Thursday, mainly north of the I-78, I-80 corridors, but the good news is that dry weather with sunshine is expected for this coming weekend into early next week. For the latest forecast details specific to your location, please visit weather.gov/phi and enter your city or zip code in the upper left.

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40 hours ago

US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Moun...

Some minor flooding will continue on the Passaic River at Pine Brook and on the Millstone River at Griggstown. Do not drive around barricades and do not attempt to drive through flooded areas.


42 hours ago

Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighbo...

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


45 hours ago

Technically, it has been warmer in April than...

Technically, it has been warmer in April than it was in February. Despite a few warm days last week, it hasn't felt that way!


46 hours 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

46 hours ago

“These programs unite neighborhoods and help ...

“These programs unite neighborhoods and help increase neighbor engagement in their communities.” http://philadelphiafreepress.com/civic-and-businesses-groups-come-together-for-phillys-annual-cleanup-day-p7248-1.htm

    Civic and businesses groups come together for Philly's annual cleanup day
    Residents and businesses owners across Philadelphia took to the streets on Saturday. Armed with brooms, shovels, gloves and trash bags, they were united around a single cause: Taking out the trash. This weekend was the 11th Annual Spring Clean Up.
    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

47 hours ago

International House Philadelphia shared OMAR ...

A week ago OMAR OFFENDUM gave a beautiful performance here at the Ibrahim Theater, and now he's at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts as a #CitizenArtist. Congratulations! We can count on Offendum to #HustleOn (listen to that track here: https://offendum.bandcamp.com/track/hustle-on)


47 hours ago

A Freeze Warning is in effect from 2AM thru 8...

A Freeze Warning is in effect from 2AM thru 8AM Wednesday (4/18) for portions of New Jersey, Maryland, and Pennsylvania (areas in purple). Temperatures are expected to drop to or below freezing overnight. Take appropriate steps to protect sensitive vegetation. #njwx #pawx #mdwx


47 hours ago

We Need You! Something big is happening on Ma...

We Need You! Something big is happening on May 1. Join the Dornsife Center team of Contenders at http://drexel.edu/24 #Drexel24


2 days ago

Andrea Modica's new photography book comes ou...

Andrea Modica's new photography book comes out on Thursday with a launch party at The Print Center. http://ucreview.com/in-january-a-new-photography-collection-casts-mummers-in-a-different-l-p7778-86.htm Book Launch | Andrea Modica, January 1

    In "January 1," a new photography collection casts Mummers in a different light
    For more than a decade, Andrea Modica has been documenting a long-standing Philadelphia tradition in an old-fashioned way. She's spent more than ten New Year's Days photographing Mummers on black-and-white film using an 8x10 large-format camera.
    http://ucreview.com

2 days ago

In their new web series "Flame to Table," Phi...

In their new web series "Flame to Table," Philadelphia Gas Works visits restaurants celebrating the excellence and variety of Philly's food industry. Their first episode features Dining Days participant Dim Sum House!

    Dim Sum House
    Situated in University City, Dim Sum House has wonderful selection of Cantonese and Shanghai dim sum as well as wonderful dishes from the Jiang Nan region of China. Not familiar with dim sum? Watch the episode to find out what dim sum means and how it is traditionally prepared.
    https://www.youtube.com/

2 days ago

The Woodlands updated their cover photo.

    The Woodlands
    The Woodlands updated their cover photo.
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2 days ago

This weekend the Penn Museum celebrates the o...

This weekend the Penn Museum celebrates the opening of their new Middle East galleries with a two-day celebration featuring the sights, sounds, arts and cultures of the region! Included in the festivities: musical performances, puppet shows, Arabic calligraphy workshops, a zoo on wheels featuring Middle Eastern animals, a special menu at the Pepper Mill Cafe, and much more! The opening weekend celebrations are included with museum admission.

    Middle East Galleries
    Middle East Galleries will take you on a journey, exploring how ancient Mesopotamian societies gave rise to the world's first cities-cities not so different from our own.
    https://www.penn.museum

2 days ago

There is some lingering flooding in NJ early ...

There is some lingering flooding in NJ early this morning. Most of the flooding is minor. However, moderate flooding is occurring on the Millstone River in Somerset County. A Flood Warning is in effect. #njwx

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    There is some lingering flooding in NJ early this morning. Most of the flooding is minor. However, moderate flooding is occurring on the Millstone River in Somerset County. A Flood Warning is in...
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2 days ago

Hope everybody is safe and dry this evening. ...

Hope everybody is safe and dry this evening. As additional rainfall and flooding reports come in, we will update the Public Information Statement (PNS) and Local Storm Report (LSR). Feel free to pass any reports on to us. Although the rain has ended, many of the smaller rivers and streams are still elevated, and in some cases, are flooded. Continue to exercise caution out there!

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2 days ago

It's raining it's pouring don't eat something...

It's raining it's pouring don't eat something boring! Stay dry and have some of Philly's tastiest food delivered to your door. Order Caviar and a percentage of your payment will benefit Chester Arthur. Use this link instead of the ap. http://foca.withcaviar.com/

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    http://foca.withcaviar.com

3 days ago

Good things come in trees. As many of you ...

Good things come in trees. As many of you know, East Point Breeze Neighbors participates in the PHS : Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's Street Tree planting twice a year, in November and in April. This Saturday, April 21, is the day! We, along with our friends at Newbold CDC and West Passyunk Neighbors have a total of 25 trees to stick in the ground, including 10 in the EPBN service area. We need a few more able-bodied neighbors to help dig some pits and plant some trees. If you can volunteer on Saturday morning (around 9:30am), comment here, PM us or email clean@epbneighbors.org. BONUS POINTS if you happen to have a heavy-duty digging shovel, a pick-ax or a push broom that you can bring along! This is a regular Tree Party, and as a great poet once said: After the Party is the Afterparty! All volunteers are invited for pizza and beer post-trees at Brewery ARS! NOTE - our newest neighborhood Tree-Tenders group, Point Breeze Tree Tenders is also planting trees on 21 April. Their "zone" is WEST of 18th street, so if you live closer to that side of the Breeze, give them a shout -With their trees added, we're up to almost FORTY NEW TREES! ANOTHER NOTE - The deadline for November trees is MAY 7! Too much information for this post, so watch this space next week for more info!


3 days ago

University City District shared West Philly L...

    Enjoy a great night and support Saint Mary's Nursery School at Annual Fundraiser on Saturday, April 21 (Sponsored post)
    Do you want to support early childhood education and have a great night out? Would you bid on a Cape May vacation or some original artwork? How about a birthday party package to University Family Fun Center or a new bike?
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

3 days ago

DEADLINE EXTENDED! If you live in the communi...

DEADLINE EXTENDED! If you live in the community and want to vend food at the June Dollar Stroll, applications are due by Monday, April 23rd.

    Now Accepting Community Vendors for the Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll
    University City District (UCD) and the Baltimore Avenue Business Association are excited to announce the return of the Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll on Thursday, June 7 and Thursday, September 13, 2018. The event draws thousands of neighbors and visitors to enjoy $1 specials from participating vendors.
    https://www.universitycity.org

3 days ago

International House Philadelphia shared Light...

Lightbox Film Center turns 1 this Saturday! Get ready to party 🎉 More info: http://bit.ly/lightbox1year Tickets: http://bit.ly/lightbox1yearTix #lightbox1year #HBDLightbox #Lightbox #film #italiancinema #italopop

    ENNIO MORRICONE -"Fermateli!" (1965)
    From, "MENAGE ALL'ITALIANA" (Italy, 1965) -"MENAGE ITALIAN STYLE" (USA) An Ugo Tognazzi film, maybe a sex comedy. This galloping surf number is great for getting the clubs hopping! The band may be the MARC 4, the crack studio band who often backed all the Italian composers; the guitar then is possibly Carlo Pes.
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3 days ago

Come out Tuesday April 17th from 4:30pm-6:30p...

Come out Tuesday April 17th from 4:30pm-6:30pm to register for Dance Home, special dance workshops for youth and adults ages 10 and up. For more info email drexeldancehome@gmail.com.


3 days ago

The annual 17th Police District Advisory Coun...

The annual 17th Police District Advisory Council Banquet is coming up on Saturday, May 19th at 7pm! The banquet supports programming for the district, which includes the Blue Ribbon Awards, honoring officers each month who have meade steller contributions to the community. The PDAC also provides annual scholarships for local teens, hosts community block parties, and feeds officers and those in need during the holidays. The banquet will include dinner, an open bar, and entertainment from local artists. It's a great time and supports a great cause! What: 17th Police District Advisory Council Annual Banquet When: Saturday, May 19th at 7pm Where: IATSE Ballroom, 2401 Swanson Street Cost: $75 per ticket To buy tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/17th-police-district-advisory-council-2018-banquet-tickets-44655071521 For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/207324330030063/ http://epbneighbors.org/news/2018/4/16/2018-pdac-banquet-coming-up/

    2018 PDAC Banquet Coming Up - 2018 - News - East Point Breeze Neighbors
    Newbold Neighbors Association strives to engage residents, support sustainable development, promote local businesses, and strengthen our community through clean streets, greening efforts, public safety, planning, and outreach. The Association takes action through regular general and committee meetings, and serves the community and the City of Philadelphia as a valuable link to various programs and operations of local government.
    http://epbneighbors.org

3 days ago

Today is the last day to register if you want...

Today is the last day to register if you want to vote in the May 15th primaries.

    Register to Vote
    Learn how to register to vote in Pennsylvania.
    http://www.votespa.com

3 days ago

Here is your 6 AM Monday morning update: The ...

Here is your 6 AM Monday morning update: The line of showers, and isolated thunderstorms is moving into the urban I 95 corridor, including Wilmington and Philadelphia. Please use caution on your morning commute! Heavy downpours will result in ponding of water, especially in low lying areas. For the latest radar, visit: https://radar.weather.gov/Conus/northeast.php

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3 days ago

Good early morning everyone! As of 3 AM Monda...

Good early morning everyone! As of 3 AM Monday morning, a line of thunderstorms was located just west of the Chesapeake Bay. This will continue to slide further east through the morning, resulting in heavy rain and possibly strong winds (highest threat for this is in Delmarva). For the latest radar image, visit https://radar.weather.gov/Conus/northeast.php

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3 days ago

Here is the updated briefing package regardin...

Here is the updated briefing package regarding thunderstorms and coastal flooding tonight through Monday. https://www.weather.gov/media/phi/current_briefing.pdf #NJwx #PAwx #MDwx #DEwx


3 days ago

4th Annual Point Breeze 5K Run Walk & Health Fair Saturday, 21st April

Sky Community Partners, Councilman Kenyatta Johnson and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital presents - The 4th Annual 5k & Health Fair presented by on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 8:00 am to Noon and registration starts at 7:30am. Location Wharton Square Park, 2300 Wharton Street, Philadelphia, PA 19146.

There will be free health screenings, general nutrition, glucose testing, wellness information and giveaways.

Remember don't forget to mark your calendar and add to your schedule!
For more information or to Register, please contact Sky Community Partners at
(484 441 3173) or visit their website at Skycommunitypartners.com.

    Sky Community Partners
    Sky Community Partners seeks to create thriving, productive communities by eliminating the barriers that prevent low income and underserved individuals and families from being healthy and well-educated.
    http://www.skycommunitypartners.com

3 days ago

The District Attorney’s Office Wants to Hear from You on Thursday, 19th April at 6:00 pm

Join First Assistant Bob Listenbee and Staff for the Grays Ferry/Point Breeze Community Collaboration Listening Session. Networking and refreshments 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm; Listening session 6:00pm to 7:30 pm on Thursday, 19th April at Zion AME Church, 1600 S. 21st Street.

Come ready with your concerns and ideas about how to work with our office to make your neighborhood better, safer and etc.

RSVP: Lauren.Townsend@phila.gov or call 215.686.8934. RSVP's are appreciated but not mandatory.

NOTE: Please Be Advised that Open Cases will NOT be Discussed.

    http://www.phila.gov

3 days ago

17th District Police Service Area (PSA) 2 Community Meeting Tues., April 17th at 6pm.

PPD 17th District - Police Service Area (PSA) 2, Grays Ferry Community monthly meeting with Lt. Jennifer Foster. Receive the crime report, bring your concerns, questions and most important stay involved to what is going on in the Grays Ferry & Tasker Community.

Date: Tuesday, April 17, 2017 | Time: 6:00 pm | Location: Conswiller Pratt Senior Apts, 3001 Moore Apts (Cafeteria area).

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