2 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! 💙⛸️🌀🔥


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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

4 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

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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

8 hours ago

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Last Weekend At Rothman Ice Rink, Party For The Market At Reading Terminal Market, Philly Bierfest, Black History Month and More!

...pm in the South Street Headhouse District, Experience the creativity and energy of the fabulous Fourth Street and South Street business communities with an evening of extended hours, art, music, food and shopping along Historic...

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...suggested donation $10)  From 5 pm – 8 pm at The Academy of Natural Sciences at 1900 Benjamin Franklin parkway. On the fourth Friday evening of every month this winter and spring, the Academy...

Liberty Lands Market ~ February 24 ~ From 9 am until 3 pm at 926 N. American St in Northern Liberties. One can find everything from fresh organic produce to hand crafted wears...

Clark Park Farmers’ Market ~ February 24 ~ From 10 am to 2 pm, The Food Trust holds an outdoor market at 43rd St and Baltimore Ave. Enjoy fresh vegetables & food from favorite local farmers and producers. ~ Clark Park Farmers’ Market ~

Beats, Brews & BBQ ~ February 24 ~ Held at World Live Cafe at 3025 Walnut St at 1 pm. The 14th Annual Beats, Brews, & BBQ festival will allow guests to listen...

...From 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm at The German Society of Pennsylvania at 611 Spring Garden St. Hosted by Philly Roller Derby! Visit with PA’s leading brewers of Lagers, Bocks and...

Let Them Eat Cake ~ February 25 ~ Held at Loews Philadelphia at 12th & Market. Doors open at 6 pm. Sample cakes from more than 35 of the area’s...

    Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Last Weekend At Rothman Ice Rink, Party For The Market At Reading Terminal Market, Philly Bierfest, Black History Month and More!
    Things to do in Philadelphia ~ February 23 -March 2 ~ Visiting Philadelphia or living in/nearby Philly? We have it all for you. Anything from free events in Philadelphia, to food festivals, historical sites, museums and much more. With so many things to do in Philadelphia, you can't go wrong.
    http://www.myphillyalive.com

8 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

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26 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.


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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!


31 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

34 hours 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

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46 hours 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Search continues for man, woman 13 years later

Richard Petrone, Jr. and Danielle Imbo vanished after leaving a bar in the 400 block of South Street in Philadelphia - then known as Abilene's - at 11:45 p.m. on Saturday, February 19th, 2005.

    Search continues for man, woman 13 years later
    The FBI is continuing to ask for the public's help in solving the disappearance of a man and woman who were last seen 13 years ago. Richard Petrone, Jr. and Danielle Imbo vanished after leaving a bar in the 400 block of South Street in Philadelphia - then known as Abilene's - at 11:45 p.m.
    http://6abc.com

4 days ago

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

PRESIDENT'S DAY HOURS: Extended hours at Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest today. Join in for ice skating, fire pits, hot drinks and more! ❤️😀🎈


4 days ago

William Way LGBT Community Center added an ev...

Now, more than ever, there's a strong call-to-action to press forward and progress gender parity. There's a strong call to #PressforProgress motivating and uniting friends, colleagues and whole communities to think, act and be gender inclusive. Join us at Toasted Walnut to learn about the women's programming at William Way LGBT Community Center. This is a fund and friend raiser - attendees will be able to sign-up or renew their annual community center memberships, network, and learn about the programming planned for this year. Thanks to Toasted Walnut, our host for the evening, for offering complimentary snacks and drink specials. ABOUT WILLIAM WAY LGBT COMMUNITY CENTER: The William Way Community Center encourages, supports, and advocates for the well-being and acceptance of sexual and gender minorities in the Greater Philadelphia region through service, recreational, educational, and cultural programming. Membership in the center begins at just $50 a year, and carries many benefits. From discounts on Center activities to access to the Center's DVD library, your membership not only pays for itself quickly, but also supports so many of the life-saving and life-affirming programs at the Center. http://www.waygay.org/membership/ ABOUT INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY (IWD) 2017: Every person - women, men and non-binary people - can play a part in helping drive better outcomes for women. Through meaningful celebration and targeted bold action, we can all be responsive and responsible leaders in creating a more gender inclusive world. The World Economic Forum predicts the gender gap won't close entirely until 2186. This is too long to wait. So around the world, IWD provides an important opportunity for ground breaking action that will truly drive greater change for women. https://www.internationalwomensday.com/ ABOUT TOASTED WALNUT SPECIALS: Toasted Walnut is once again hosting us offering complimentary passed snacks, $6 apps and build your own Mac & Cheese; $4 Happy Hour (well brand mixed drinks and all beers); $6 Wines and $6 Tito's from 5-7:30 pm. Stay awhile and enjoy from 9-11pm we do a $6 Red Solo cup special, $9 Bucket of Coors light and $6 City Wide's. https://www.toastedwalnut.com/

    International Women's Day Happy Hour
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5 days ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared Junt...

Please join Juntos & Galaei Phillyi Monday morning at 11:30 for a press conference/rally to demand that ICE #FreeIvan and allows him to be reunited with his husband. On January 31, Jose “Ivan” Nuñez was attending his marriage interview at USCIS with his husband Paul fully expecting to be in and out of the office. Paul and Ivan are in love and have been married since April 9th, 2016. What should have been a dream come true ended in a nightmare. In the middle of his interview ICE agents stormed into the interview and handcuffed him without warning. We believe that love has no borders and ask you to join us in demanding that ICE free Ivan from detention so he may be reunited with his husband. If Ivan was to be deported back to Mexico, Ivan’s life would be in jeopardy due to his sexuality. His sister, who is also queer, is currently in hiding with her partner back home and close friends of the family have been severely assaulted for their sexual orientation. As of January 13th, USCIS has deemed Ivan and Paul’s marriage petition valid and Ivan has passed his Reasonable Fear interview, meaning there is no reason why he should still be in detention.

    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...
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

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  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    EZ ELECTRIC PERMIT - REWIRE EXISTING KITCHEN WITH SWITCHES OUTLETS AND LIGHTS AS PER 2008 NEC.

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6 days ago

Help make indoor recess more fun!

Help make indoor recess more fun!

    Ms. O'Hara (teacher) | DonorsChoose.org
    My classroom is in the urban area of Philadelphia. My students consist of Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd graders. My students are on the spectrum of Autism and love to learn! Actually, their educational growth is a revolving door! It is exciting experience to keep them motivated and eager to learn!
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    POWER WIRE NEW SIGN USING EXISTING SIGN CIRCUIT. INSTALL NEW TIME CLOCK.. (COMMERCIAL)

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    EZ PERMIT STANDARDS ALTERATIONS-INTERIOR RENOVATIONS ANDS REPAIRS TO A SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING FOR ALTERATIONS TO AN EXISTING ONE FAMILY DWELLING AS PER ATTACHED STANDARD. DEVIATIONS FROM THIS STANDARD WILL RESULT IN PERMIT REVOCATION AND REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION PLANS.

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    FOR THE ERECTION OF THE THIRD STORY REAR ADDITION WITH TWO (2) REAR DECKS AT THE SECOND AND REAR DECK THIRD FLOORS IN AN EXISTING SINGLE FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING, SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN THE APPLICATION/PLAN.

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Feb 16

"You gotta fill the void with music Fill the ...

"You gotta fill the void with music Fill the void with song 'Til my cup runneth over all night long." It's the final weekend of #WilmaPassingStrange. Only four chances left to see this "rock-imbued coming-of-age tale" (WHYY NEWS).

    The Wilma Theater
    "You gotta fill the void with music Fill the void with song 'Til my cup runneth over all night long." It's the final weekend of #WilmaPassingStrange. Only four chances left to see this "rock-imbued...
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