10 hours ago

Penn's Landing shared Blue Cross RiverRink's ...

Storytime at the Lodge has been canceled this Saturday, February 24.


14 hours ago

Old City District shared The Little Lion's po...

Please read the following message from The Little Lion, and save the date for Sunday, March 4th from 1:00-5:00pm as they will host a Old City Fire Relief Benefit for The Little Lion employees while they are out of work. They will also support Red Paws during that event, and will announce details on Monday. Our thoughts are with everyone affected. We can’t wait until the Lion roars again!


15 hours ago

Check out our design for our 2018 Bloom Phill...

Check out our design for our 2018 Bloom Philly Decorating contest entry, inspired by the extraordinary Super Hero of the plant world. Don’t forget to vote for us!!

    Bloom Philly Festival | The Flower Show
    Bloom Philly Festival, the official Countdown to the Flower Show, runs from February 20 through March 3rd and encourages everyone to break out of the winter doldrums and celebrate the coming of spring!
    https://theflowershow.com

17 hours ago

It might be chilly and a little damp, but Blu...

It might be chilly and a little damp, but Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest can be your toasty escape. We are open now until 1AM and have a warm lodge, hot beverages, delicious food from Chickie's & Pete's and Garces Group, and ice skating (of course). It's our favorite place to be on any day! 💙⛸️🌀🔥


17 hours ago

NLM Hosts NHL Willie O’Ree Skills Weekend with Ed Snider Foundation

On Friday, February 16, the National Liberty Museum hosted over 100 students, coaches, and directors from Hockey is for Everyone  programs across North America as part of the 2018 NHL Willie O’Ree Skills Weekend with the Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation and the Philadelphia Flyers. Events also took place at the National Constitution Center, the University of Pennsylvania’s Class of ’23 Arena, and the Scanlon Ice Rink.

    NLM Hosts NHL Willie O'Ree Skills Weekend with Ed Snider Foundation - National Liberty Museum
    On Friday, February 16, the National Liberty Museum hosted over 100 students, coaches, and directors from Hockey is for Everyone programs across North America as part of the 2018 NHL Willie O'Ree Skills Weekend with the Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation and the Philadelphia Flyers.
    https://www.libertymuseum.org

18 hours ago

Young Heroes Outreach Begins Action Phase

NLM’s year-long Young Heroes Outreach Program, which takes the Museum’s lessons on civic leadership directly into schools, is now entering the phase when the students choose a social issue that matters to them and plan Action Steps to address that issue. Students in the seventeen schools NLM currently serves have been brainstorming and researching issues for the past several weeks. Their breadth of knowledge and commitment is truly impressive. The students have been considering  a wide range of topics from bullying to gerrymandering. The following seven schools have made their decisions. A formal presentation of each school’s social issue will take place at our annual Young Heroes Impact Celebration on June 2 at Girard College. Watch for event information on this website.

    Young Heroes Outreach Begins Action Phase - National Liberty Museum
    NLM's year-long Young Heroes Outreach Program, which takes the Museum's lessons on civic leadership directly into schools, is now entering the phase when the students choose a social issue that matters to them and plan Action Steps to address that issue. Students in the seventeen schools NLM currently serves have been brainstorming and researching issues ...
    https://www.libertymuseum.org

19 hours ago

March 2018

In this issue, we take a look the Swedish settlers who successfully colonized the Delaware Valley over three centuries ago.  We also trace the Swedish ancestry of the “First Family of Queen Village” who helped build the oldest church in Pennsylvania.

    March 2018
    In this issue, we take a look the Swedish settlers who successfully colonized the Delaware Valley over three centuries ago. We also trace the Swedish ancestry of the "First Family of Queen Village" who helped build the oldest church in Pennsylvania. Download PDF https://issuu.com/qvna/docs/qvna_march2018
    https://qvna.org

20 hours ago

Gifts of the Tree by Winifred Helton-Harmon i...

Gifts of the Tree by Winifred Helton-Harmon is a gingko split log with images of what trees give us. Stop in and experience it in person. Open Tues - Sat, 10 am - 5 pm.


23 hours ago

Beloved South Street Landmark To Be Demolished And Rebuilt

...a significant place in the heart of the community and it needed to reopen at 2nd and South. As Foy put it, “the neighbors made the decision for us...

    Beloved South Street Landmark To Be Demolished And Rebuilt
    The demolition of the corner property at 600 S. Second Street has historic preservationists further calling into question the city's commitment to its built heritage. The three-and-a-half story brick building, the longtime location of popular Queen Village restaurant Bridget Foy's, was constructed between 1811 and 1820 and is listed as a contributing building in the National Register of Historic Places' Southwark Historic District.
    https://hiddencityphila.org

30 hours ago

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    LEVEL II INTERIOR ALTERATIONS (NO CHANGE OF OCCUPANCY) FOR RENOVATIONS TO EXISTING FIRST FLOOR RETAIL PHARMACY AS PER APPROVED PLANS. EXISTING BUILDING FULLY SPRINKLERED. **SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR ANY MEP OR FIRE SUPPRESSION WORK**

    419 S 2ND ST Issued February 21, 2018 Comment

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39 hours ago

What Does $1,800 Rent You In Society Hill, Today?

Listed at $1,795 / month, this 720-square-foot 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartment is located at 265 S 4th St.

Next, there's this 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom townhouse situated at 542 Lombard St. It's listed for $1,775 / month for its 720 square feet of space.

Here's a 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartment at 312 Walnut St. that's going for $1,760 / month.

    What Does $1,800 Rent You In Society Hill, Today?
    Curious just how far your dollar goes in Society Hill? We've rounded up the latest rental listings via rental site Zumper to get a sense of what to expect when it comes to locating an apartment in this Philadelphia neighborhood with a budget of $1,800 / month.
    http://6abc.com

39 hours ago

What Will $2,100 Rent You In Philadelphia, Right Now?

Next, check out this 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartment that's located at 320 Walnut St. It's listed for $2,050 / month.

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Here's a 900-square-foot 1-bedroom, 1.5-bathroom apartment at 38 N 21st St. that's going for $2,055 / month.

Located at 406 S 9th St., here's a 750-square-foot 1-bedroom, 1.5-bathroom apartment that's listed for $2,045/ month.

Listed at $2,035 / month, this 685-square-foot 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartment is located at 200 N 16th St.

Next, there's this 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartment located at 2308 Lombard St. It's listed for $2,030 / month for its 700 square feet of space.

    What Will $2,100 Rent You In Philadelphia, Right Now?
    Curious just how far your dollar goes in Philadelphia? We've rounded up the latest rental listings via rental site Zumper to get a sense of what to expect when it comes to hunting down housing in Philadelphia if you've got a budget of $2,100 / month. (Note: prices and availability are subject to change.)
    http://6abc.com

41 hours ago

WEATHER UPDATE: Thursday, February 22 - Ice s...

WEATHER UPDATE: Thursday, February 22 - Ice skating at Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest will be closed for the remainder of today. The Lodge will open for business at 5:00PM.


42 hours ago

The Clay Studio is Shaping a Movement that’s ...

The Clay Studio is Shaping a Movement that’s inspiring people in Philadelphia to #ClayTogether. People like local ceramic artist Brian Giniewski, City Councilman Mark Squilla, MuralArts of Philadelphia founder Jane Golden, Taller Puertorriqueño’s Dr. Carmen Febo-San Miguel@tallerpr.org . Learn more about the big move here: https://www.theclaystudio.org/campaign

    The Clay Studio
    The Clay Studio is Shaping a Movement that's inspiring people in Philadelphia to #ClayTogether. People like local ceramic artist Brian Giniewski, City Councilman Mark Squilla, MuralArts of...
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43 hours ago

http://www.philadelphiastreets.com/sanitation...

http://www.philadelphiastreets.com/sanitation/residential/collection-schedules/?utm_source=B2B+February+2018+-+Old+City+Fire+%2B+Trash+Collection&utm_campaign=B2B+nov+2015&utm_medium=email


44 hours ago

Stop in and experience our current exhibition...

Stop in and experience our current exhibition Seeing the Forests and the Trees: Winifred Helton-Harmon. Open Tues - Sat, 10 am - 5 pm.


44 hours ago

The Center for Art in Wood is with Winifred H...

Stop in and experience our current exhibition Seeing the Forests and the Trees: Winifred Helton-Harmon. Open Tues - Sat, 10 am - 5 pm.

44 hours ago

WEATHER UPDATE: Due to inclement weather, Blu...

WEATHER UPDATE: Due to inclement weather, Blue Cross RiverRink will be closed from 1PM to 4:30PM today Thursday, February 22. Check back for more updates throughout the rest of the day!


45 hours ago

'Stranger Things' dance party, East Passyunk Restaurant Week, Reading Terminal Market's 125th birthday party, and other great happenings, Feb. 23-March 2

8:30 p.m. Tuesday, at Theater of the Living Arts, 334 South Street. $22.50 www.livenation.com

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4:30 p.m. Tuesday; South Philadelphia Library, 1700 South Broad St.; Free; 215-685-1866; libwww.freelibrary.org

8 p.m. Saturday; Fleisher Art Memorial, 719 Catharine St.; $9; 215-922-3456; thesecretcinema.com

10 a.m.-11 a.m. Saturday, Rothman Cabin at Dilworth Park, 1 S. 15th St. Register online at https://phsonline.org/events/garden-snow-globe/. 215-988-1698, phsonline.org.

7:30 p.m. Saturday, Tuesday, Thursday and March 3 at the Academy of Vocal Arts, 1920 Spruce Street, $65-$100, 215-735-1685, avaopera.org. 

12:30-4 p.m. Sat.; 600 S. Broad St., Kennett Square; $60 for general admission, $15 for designated drivers; 610-444-8188; kennettwinterfest.com

7-10 p.m. Saturday; Gershman Y, 401 S. Broad St.; $18 per person or $30 for two people; 215-545-4400; gershmany.com

7:30-11:30 p.m. Saturday; Reading Terminal Market, 51 N. 12th St.; $90-$175; readingterminalmarket.org

Through March 4; Franklin Institute, 222 N. 20th St.; $35 for adults, $30 for children ages 3-11; fi.edu

    'Stranger Things' dance party, East Passyunk Restaurant Week, Reading Terminal Market's 125th birthday party, and other great happenings, Feb. 23-March 2 - Philly
    Get the kids into the kitchen this month in celebration of Black History Month at the South Philadelphia Library. Chef Chris Paul will lead a hands-on cooking program featuring a variety of classic soul food recipes. The early evening event is geared toward school-age children and their families.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

Interested in researching black history? Chec...

Interested in researching black history? Check out the Archives Library and Information Center (ALIC) page on Black History for informative exhibits, articles, research guides, and much more! This page draws from a wide collection of resources and includes resources from military to culture and everything in between. https://www.archives.gov/research/alic/reference/black-history.html

    Black History
    Online Resources National Research Collection NARA Resources The American Image: Portrait of Black Chicago An exhibit of photographs taken by John White of Chicago during the 1970s. The site consists of an introduction and three parts.
    https://www.archives.gov

2 days ago

2 days ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    4 PLUMBING FIXTURES AND 4 INDIRECT WATER HEATERS FOR JAHAV RESTAURANT RENOVATIONS.THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADEPHIA PLUBMING CODE 2004

    200 LOCUST ST Issued February 20, 2018 Comment

2 days ago

2 days ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared a po...

Ballroom exhibit is happening! Stop by tonight for the opening party or visit the exhibit—on view every day through Mar. 16.


2 days ago

The Clay Studio added 3 new photos.

Here are some handbuilt vases created by our Resident Artist, Roberta Massuch. These pieces are now being featured in our #UnThinkPink exhibition which is up until March 25th. Roberta's work is available for purchase here: https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/shop/artist/27036/Roberta%20Massuch Learn more about our residency program and apply here: https://theclaystudio.org/apply/artist-program/resident-artist-program


2 days ago

Vare-Washington Home and School Association p...

Vare-Washington Home and School Association presents Family Movie Night: Aladdin Friday, February 23 at 6pm Admission $3 per person at the door, includes a slice of pizza and a bottled water. Additional pizza, popcorn, and snacks will be on sale. Friends and neighbors welcome! For every pair of shoes you bring to donate to our shoe drive, you'll also receive a raffle entry to win Regal Cinema movie passes!

    Friends of Vare-Washington
    Vare-Washington Home and School Association presents Family Movie Night: Aladdin Friday, February 23 at 6pm Admission $3 per person at the door, includes a slice of pizza and a bottled water....
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2 days ago

Fellows Trent Rhodes and Candice Candeto of t...

Fellows Trent Rhodes and Candice Candeto of the Winterthur Program in American Material Culture at the University of Delaware spent this past fall at the Center for their independent study to improve the visitor experience in our Museum Collection. The result is two cases of objects, historic and contemporary, with descriptions that inform and educate. Stop in and experience it for yourself. Open Tues - Sat, 10am - 5pm.

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Fellows Trent Rhodes and Candice Candeto of the Winterthur Program in American Material Culture at the University of Delaware spent this past fall at the Center for their independent study to improve...
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2 days ago

WEATHER UPDATE: Due to the very warm and unse...

WEATHER UPDATE: Due to the very warm and unseasonable weather, Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest will be closed today - Wednesday, February 21.

    Penn's Landing
    WEATHER UPDATE: Due to the very warm and unseasonable weather, Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest will be closed today - Wednesday, February 21.
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2 days ago

Friends of Vare-Washington shared their event...

Please join us tonight at Herman's Coffee for our monthly meeting.

    Friends of Vare-Washington Meeting
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3 days ago

Take the SEPTA Bus Service and Shopping Desti...

Take the SEPTA Bus Service and Shopping Destination Survey https://qvna.org/2018/02/20/septa-bus-service-and-shopping-destination-survey/

    SEPTA Bus Service and Shopping Destination Survey
    As part of ongoing efforts to improve bus service, SEPTA is seeking a better understanding of how employees and shoppers use SEPTA bus routes at major shopping destinations in the southeastern part of the city, near Columbus Boulevard and Snyder Avenue. These locations include Pier 70, Whitman Plaza, and Columbus Commons.
    https://qvna.org

3 days ago

The Clay Studio added an event.

All Skill levels welcome. Saturday + Sunday, May 19th-20th 10AM-5PM. Throughout this informative and hands-on workshop, Stuart demonstrates throwing functional forms on the wheel that vary in complexity including cups, tea bowls, pitchers, teapots, and lidded jars. Then, you learn a variety of techniques for altering forms by paddling, cutting, and carving. Stuart also discusses his process of soda firing, and how he thinks about each form in relation to an atmospheric environment.

    Thrown & Altered - Stuart Gair Workshop
    All Skill levels welcome. Saturday + Sunday, May 19th-20th 10AM-5PM. Throughout this informative and hands-on workshop, Stuart demonstrates throwing...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

SEPTA Bus Service and Shopping Destination Survey

As part of ongoing efforts to improve bus service, SEPTA is seeking a better understanding of how employees and shoppers use SEPTA bus routes at major shopping destinations in the southeastern part of the city, near Columbus Boulevard and Snyder Avenue. These locations include Pier 70, Whitman Plaza, and Columbus Commons. If you are regular rider on any of the routes that go these destinations (Routes 7, 25, 29, 47, 57, 64, 79, and G), SEPTA is interested in hearing from you. Please fill out this short survey and help SEPTA make improvements to these routes.

    SEPTA Bus Service and Shopping Destination Survey
    As part of ongoing efforts to improve bus service, SEPTA is seeking a better understanding of how employees and shoppers use SEPTA bus routes at major shopping destinations in the southeastern part of the city, near Columbus Boulevard and Snyder Avenue. These locations include Pier 70, Whitman Plaza, and Columbus Commons.
    https://qvna.org

3 days ago

The Clay Studio has shaped the careers of mor...

The Clay Studio has shaped the careers of more than 150 diverse and talented resident artists, and literally hundreds of thousands of hand-crafted works have been conceived, created and fired at the Studio. Read this article on CFile to learn what we’re shaping next. #ShapingAMovement

    The Clay Studio in Philadelphia is Shaping a Movement
    Big plans are taking shape at The Clay Studio PHILADELPHIA-Founded in 1974 by five Philadelphia artists, this international center for ceramics has been a vital creative hub where emerging artists shape their careers and young minds shape their imaginations, where skilled crafters shape communities of makers and where handmade works of art quite literally take shape.
    https://cfileonline.org

3 days ago

Check out the Closing Reception at East Marke...

Check out the Closing Reception at East Market tomorrow for Associate Artist, Diane Marimow!

    Closing Reception at East Market
    Join InLiquid and National Real Estate Development for a closing reception for the artwork installed at East Market. This is a celebration for the inaugural exhibition of rotating art programming at 1100 Ludlow, a dynamic new workspace in a warehouse reimagined.
    https://www.eventbrite.com

3 days ago

Have you had any thoughts of buying or sellin...

Have you had any thoughts of buying or selling? Check out our video to learn more!

    We Love Queen Village
    Have you had any thoughts of buying or selling? Check out our video to learn more!
    http://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Dogwood Alliance is one of the supporters of ...

Dogwood Alliance is one of the supporters of the current exhibition Seeing the Forests and the Trees and has worked with diverse communities, partner organizations and decision-makers to protect Southern forests across 14 states. They do this through community and grassroots organizing, holding corporations and governments accountable and working to conserve millions of acres of Southern forests. To learn more about The Dogwood Alliance go to: https://www.dogwoodalliance.org

    Our Story | Dogwood Alliance
    Dogwood Alliance mobilizes diverse voices to protect Southern forests and communities from destructive industrial logging. Southern Forests For over 20 years, Dogwood Alliance has worked with diverse communities, partner organizations and decision-makers to protect Southern forests across 14 states.
    https://www.dogwoodalliance.org

3 days ago

Society Hill mansion that Jackie O’s ancestor once owned on sale for $2.85M

One of those places—the 5,900-square-foot 262 South Third Street—went on sale in November, and is now asking $1.65 million after a pair of price-chops.

Now 260 South Third Street is on the market for $2.85 million. It’s a bigger affair: 7,244 square feet with the potential for six bedrooms, and flourishes such as a sauna on the lowest level and a living room-slash-dining room with nearly 13-foot ceilings.

    Society Hill mansion that Jackie O's ancestor once owned on sale for $2.85M
    Michael Bouvier, the self-made furniture and real estate tycoon whose great great grandchildren would include Jackie Kennedy Onassis, owned a trio of townhouses on South Third Street in Society Hill in the late 1800s. One of those places-the 5,900-square-foot 262 South Third Street- went on sale in November, and is now asking $1.65 million after a pair of price-chops.
    https://philly.curbed.com

3 days ago

Vehicles damaged after truck spills liquid asphalt onto roads in South Jersey

It spilled out on the road as the truck made its way from Swedesboro Road to Route 130 South and then onto I-295 South.

    Vehicles damaged after asphalt spills on NJ highways
    Cleanup work is underway and damage to vehicles is being assessed after a truck's load of hot liquid asphalt leaked out over 14 miles of highway in Gloucester and Salem counties Tuesday morning. The spill happened around 5 a.m., after a truck from Tri-State Transportation Company left the Paulsboro Refinery with a load of liquid asphalt.
    http://6abc.com

3 days ago

Featured here is a photograph of three Nation...

Featured here is a photograph of three National Park Service employees with moose antlers found in nearby woods at a camp at Crow Point in Isle Royale National Park in Michigan. Included in a 1947 progress report regarding moose, resources, and their environmental impact on areas within Isle Royale National Park. Want to learn more about our holdings related to the National Park Service and more? You can check out our online catalog (www.catalog.archives.gov) and make an appointment to view our holdings at the National Archives at Philadelphia by calling (215) 305-2044 or emailing philadelphia.archives@nara.gov. Today's post was written by Grace Schultz, Archives Technician at the National Archives at Philadelphia. Figure 6 from Observations on the Moose of Isle Royale National Park; Isle Royale - 715-07 – Moose; Box 79; Correspondence and Reports Regarding Historic Shrines, Sites, Monuments, Parks, and Proposed Sites; Record Group 79: Records of the National Park Service; National Archives at Philadelphia (NAID: 74207483) (HMS ID: HS1-290251411). Tagging: National Park Service History & National Park Service

    National Archives at Philadelphia
    Featured here is a photograph of three National Park Service employees with moose antlers found in nearby woods at a camp at Crow Point in Isle Royale National Park in Michigan. Included in a 1947...
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4 days ago

Happy #mugshotmonday with this new arrival fr...

Happy #mugshotmonday with this new arrival from Sean Scott. Shop online here: https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/shop/artist/43947/Sean%20Scott

    The Clay Studio
    Happy #mugshotmonday with this new arrival from Sean Scott. Shop online here: https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/shop/artist/43947/Sean%20Scott
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

The Wilma Theater updated their cover photo.

    The Wilma Theater
    The Wilma Theater, Philadelphia, PA. 5,862 likes · 250 talking about this · 11,727 were here. Visit our website! http://www.wilmatheater.org Follow us on twitter!...
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4 days ago

Jesse Ito of Queen Village’s Royal Izakaya ma...

Jesse Ito of Queen Village’s Royal Izakaya made this years long list of James Beard semifinalists, for rising star chef of the year!

    Female chefs from Philly make the James Beard 'long list'
    The Beard's so-called long list of semifinalists will be culled, and the finalists will be announced the morning of March 14 in a ceremony from Parc on Rittenhouse Square. The awards will be handed out May 7 in Chicago. - Michael Klein, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

4 days ago

Exhibition Highlight: Title: Glorious Light, ...

Exhibition Highlight: Title: Glorious Light, 2016 Artist: Winifred Helton-Harmon Materials: Pigment inks on archival paper Dimensions: 35 x 48 in. You can see Glorious Light and Winifred's other work in our current exhibition Seeing the Forests and the Trees. Open Tues - Sat, 10 am - 5 pm.

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Exhibition Highlight: Title: Glorious Light, 2016 Artist: Winifred Helton-Harmon Materials: Pigment inks on archival paper Dimensions: 35 x 48 in. You can see Glorious Light and Winifred's other...
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared Junt...

Join Juntos and Galaei in an urgent call to #FreeIvan, taken away from his husband by ICE agents during a routine USCIS interview. Press conference is today at WWCC @ 11:30. #protectfamilies

    Press Conference/Rally #FreeIvan
    What: Press Conference/Rally to #FreeIvan When: Monday, February 19th at 11:30am Where: William Way LGBT Community Center (1315 Spruce st) Please join...
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