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    BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL OFFICE ON 6TH FLOOR IN BLDG # 1 IN AN EXISTING STRUCTURE. NO SIGN ON THIS PERMIT.

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7 hours ago

Honored to receive the W.E.B. Dubois Award wi...

Honored to receive the W.E.B. Dubois Award with @wallo267 by the I Care Academy ✊🏾💪🏾


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18th-century acting superstar David Garrick h...

18th-century acting superstar David Garrick has a birthday on February 19; he would have been 401. Though he may no longer be a household name, Garrick is partly responsible for contemporary culture’s reverence of Shakespeare, as well as for the genesis of the Rosenbach’s Shakespeare collection which visitors may encounter while exploring of Dr. Rosenbach’s library.

    From One Shakespeare Collector to Another: David Garrick and Dr. Rosenbach
    18th-century acting superstar David Garrick has a birthday on February 19; he would have been 401. Though he may no longer be a household name, Garrick is partly responsible for contemporary culture's reverence of Shakespeare, as well as for the genesis of the Rosenbach's Shakespeare collection which visitors may encounter while exploring of Dr. Rosenbach's library.
    https://rosenbach.org

11 hours ago

Prince Theater shared Philadelphia Film Socie...

Join Philadelphia Film Society in celebrating the year in film with our Best Picture Weekend at the Prince. Catch eight of the #BestPicture nominees, all on the biggest screen in Center City from Friday, February 23 to Sunday, February 25: http://filmadelphia.org/best-picture-weekend-at-the-prince/

    PFS Presents Best Picture Weekend at the Prince!
    PFS Presents Best Picture Weekend at the Prince!
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11 hours ago

Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of...

Next month our home College of Physicians of Philadelphia is co-hosting a session with speakers from the Gender and Sexuality Development Clinic at Childrens Hospital Of Philidelphia, to discuss how to make spaces safer for trans, gender-variant, and gender-nonconforming youth.

    Understanding Gender Identity and Development in 2018
    Understanding Gender Identity and Development in 2018
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12 hours ago

Philadelphia Art Alliance at The University o...

YOU'RE INVITED: OPEN HOUSE RSVP today at bit.ly/2DVuOL2 As of mid January the Philadelphia Art Alliance is at the University of the Arts! The merger has been a long time coming and we're just getting started imagining the possibilities. We'll be hosting two open house events on Wednesday, March 28 and hope you can join us for one or both events! 9 -11am Morning Coffee & Conversation View the exhibit and join a Q&A over coffee OR 5-7pm Evening Reception & Discussion View the exhibit and join a Q&A over drinks and light hors d’oeuvres RSVP today at bit.ly/2DVuOL2 *FREE and open to the public

    Open House
    YOU'RE INVITED: OPEN HOUSE RSVP today at bit.ly/2DVuOL2 As of mid January the Philadelphia Art Alliance is at the University of the Arts! The merger...
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15 hours ago

Today is National CSA Day, the most popular t...

Today is National CSA Day, the most popular time to join a local farms' CSA. Read the newsletter to learn more about the program and about the markets open tomorrow: Rittenhouse & Chestnut Hill.

    Farmers' Markets and National CSA Day
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16 hours ago

Center City District shared Dilworth Park's p...

    55 Stellar Things to Do in Philadelphia This Weekend
    Dilworth Park Wintergarden | Photo courtesy Dilworth Park How can you celebrate the weekend in Philly? Let us count the ways... If the (glorious) weather from earlier this week is any indication, winter is on its way out - and, sadly, so is one of the city's major winter attractions.
    https://www.uwishunu.com

18 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!

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...

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...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...

...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 ~

...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

18 hours ago

Join us Wednesday February 28th from 5-7:30pm...

Join us Wednesday February 28th from 5-7:30pm and celebrate Black History month at the Sounds of Upcoming Legends brought to you by Encore Entertainment. Come be educated and inspired with entertainment, trivia, and giveaways about African American History. Host JR Morris


32 hours ago

Prince Theater shared Philadelphia Film Socie...

Join Philadelphia Film Society in celebrating the year in film with our Best Picture Weekend at the Prince. Catch eight of the #BestPicture nominees, all on the biggest screen in Center City from Friday, February 23 to Sunday, February 25: http://filmadelphia.org/best-picture-weekend-at-the-prince/

    PFS Presents Best Picture Weekend at the Prince!
    PFS Presents Best Picture Weekend at the Prince!
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34 hours ago

CURRENT EXHIBITIONS: Collaborative Histories:...

CURRENT EXHIBITIONS: Collaborative Histories: Dieu Donné and By the Book Vol. 2: New Photography Publications On view through April 21, 2018 Image: Collaborative Histories: Dieu Donné, 2018, Installation view, Photo Jaime Alvarez http://printcenter.org/100/collab-histories-by-the-book/


34 hours ago

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS | Open Sessions 2018-20...

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS | Open Sessions 2018-2020, The Drawing Center | The program is organized by Open Sessions Curators Rosario Güiraldes and Lisa Sigal. | Deadline: due by February 26 | #CallForEntry http://www.drawingcenter.org/en/drawingcenter/574/open-sessions/


35 hours ago

According to Foobooz's Jason Sheehan, "West P...

According to Foobooz's Jason Sheehan, "West Philly is the future of Philadelphia. To eat here is to taste what everyone else will be eating five or 10 years down the line." Take a culinary tour through African, Middle Eastern, Indian, Asian, and other cuisines!

    The Best Places to Eat in West Philly and University City
    With everything from brewpubs to Ethiopian cafes, West Philly has a wealth of places just waiting to feed you. West Philly is Philly's most perfect food neighborhood: It's our culinary laboratory, where one-offs and wild knots of Asian and African cuisines feed the neighbors and try to make their marks.
    https://www.phillymag.com

37 hours ago

Knight Foundation is asking How can #tech con...

Knight Foundation is asking How can #tech connect people to the #arts & each other? The foundation is looking to support new ideas in #Philly & nationally w/ $50k via #prototypefund. Deadline: March 6

    How can we use technology to connect people to the arts? Knight seeks ideas
    Sometimes it is hard to find the poetry in technology. Though most people use technology as part of their daily life, the coldness of machines makes it easy to overlook the richness of human culture that flows through their circuits.
    https://www.knightfoundation.org

38 hours ago

Twenty years ago UCD and Penn began a substan...

Twenty years ago UCD and Penn began a substantial investment in the 40th Street business corridor. philly.com takes a look at the evolution of 40th Street and how the corridor blends old and new businesses.

    A look at the old-timers on University City's vibrant 40th Street corridor - Philly
    From Cliff's Shoe Shine to First Decisions barbershop to the body oil shop of Dilwar Hussain, here are some of the businesses that have made 40th Street their home for decades, even as the corridor and neighborhood have changed. - Juliana Feliciano Reyes, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

39 hours ago

Plays & Players shared ReVamp Collective's ev...

This Weekend! ReVamp Collective's Brief (physical) Encounters will feature 8 ten-minute plays by local playwrights focusing on gender roles/stereotypes, from an intersectional point of view, regarding the perception of physicality and body image in our current Western society.

    Brief (physical) Encounters
    The festival will feature 8 ten-minute plays by local playwrights focusing on gender roles/stereotypes, from an intersectional point of view, regarding...
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40 hours ago

Center City District shared PhillyVoice's pos...

    Report: Philly is one of the best options for women in tech
    Making it in a male-dominated industry isn't an easy feat for any woman, but in Philadelphia, the tech industry is a bit more inclusive than other industries, according to a recent report. For the fourth year in a row, Fintech site SmartAsset compiled its list of the "The Top 15 Cities for Women in Tech," and Philadelphia landed at No.
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

40 hours ago

University City District shared The Woodlands...

Check out a cool collaboration between the University of Pennsylvania and The Woodlands to grow plants for the Grave Gardener Program.

    Grave Gardeners program reconnects the Woodlands and Penn | Penn Current
    Darfler, appreciating the historic connection between the BioPond and the Woodlands, reached out to Jessica Baumert, executive director of the Woodlands, when he first started at Penn. After the Grave Gardeners program got off the ground in 2016, Darfler gave lectures to the participating volunteers on seed starting and propagating woody plants and succulents.
    https://penncurrent.upenn.edu

41 hours ago

“Government does not on its own change things...

“Government does not on its own change things,” the district attorney said. “Change is hard.” http://ucreview.com/da-larry-krasner-makes-first-stop-of-listening-tour-in-west-philadelphia-p7708-1.htm

    D.A. Larry Krasner makes first stop of listening tour in West Philadelphia
    By Timothy Reilly Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner ran his campaign last year on the idea that he'd bring change to the city. At a meeting with West Philadelphia residents last night, he spoke about what those changes would look like and how to make them happen.
    http://ucreview.com

41 hours ago

Center City District shared Curbed Philly's p...

    Most Philadelphians want to buy their next home right here in Philly, report says
    Is this a sign of the times? Philadelphians, who have long had a reputation of hating on their very own City of Brotherly Love, now really want to put down roots in Philly.
    https://philly.curbed.com

42 hours ago

Did you know The Woodlands and the University...

Did you know The Woodlands and the University of Pennsylvania Bio Pond used to connect through open space? We're bringing that connection back through the Grave Gardener Program. Read all about this horticultural partnership on the Penn Current.

    Grave Gardeners program reconnects the Woodlands and Penn | Penn Current
    Darfler, appreciating the historic connection between the BioPond and the Woodlands, reached out to Jessica Baumert, executive director of the Woodlands, when he first started at Penn. After the Grave Gardeners program got off the ground in 2016, Darfler gave lectures to the participating volunteers on seed starting and propagating woody plants and succulents.
    https://penncurrent.upenn.edu

42 hours ago

Network with local professionals at the brand...

Network with local professionals at the brand new Danlu restaurant! Enjoy drink specials and complimentary bites inspired by Taiwanese night markets. MIX is free to attend but we encourage you to RSVP.

    University City MIX Networking Happy Hour at Danlu
    University City District's networking event series MIX returns on Thursday, March 22. Join us at Danlu (3601 Market Street) from 5:30-7:30 PM. Network with other professionals in the area and enjoy drink specials and complimentary appetizers from Danlu, University City's new Taiwanese night market-inspired gastropub.
    https://www.eventbrite.com

42 hours ago

Center City District shared Reimagining the C...

    Reimagining the Civic Commons
    Starting in 2015, Philadelphia collaborated with non-profit and community organizations to create five new civic assets: a riverfront trail, a renovated public library and park, an elevated park, an...
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42 hours ago

Registration for youth play writing after sch...

Registration for youth play writing after school classes spring 2018 is now open! DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS MARCH 8TH.


2 days ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market added 7 new photo...

It's National CSA Week, the most popular time of year for fans of local food to join a CSA, support a local farm, and begin the wait for all that great local produce. Rambling Roots Farm and Z Food Farm both still have spots available to join their CSAs, and learn more about Tooth of Lion's herbal apothecary CSA and their flower CSA. So many ways to support local farms!


2 days ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market added 9 new photo...

Crazy to think that this Saturday will be our last market in February. We're having a great time at the winter markets, despite this wacky weather. A special thanks to the shoppers, the farmers, and the food artisans that come every week! See you Saturday.


2 days ago

The Woodlands shared their event.

Explore the Food of the Dead with author Sarah Lohman and the Historic Foodways Society of the Delaware Valley. From the home parlour to the funeral parlor; from Irish wakes to sitting Shiva, consumption offers comfort in a time of grief. In this talk we’ll look at the culinary traditions surrounding funerals throughout American history, and we’ll taste beer from Midas’s tomb, funeral cakes, and Mormon funeral potatoes. Register here: http://bit.ly/2EJbJ3e

    Food of the Dead
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2 days ago

Check out our latest issue of The Dornsife Ce...

Check out our latest issue of The Dornsife Center Connector: Winter 2018. http://drexel.edu/dornsifecenter/news/newsletter/

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Check out our latest issue of The Dornsife Center Connector: Winter 2018. http://drexel.edu/dornsifecenter/news/newsletter/
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Prince Theater shared Philadelphia Film Socie...

Hey #Philly! Reserve your #FREE ticket to the February #Philly Film Showcase taking place TOMORROW in the Prince Theater Black Box! More information: http://filmadelphia.org/philly-film-showcase/

    Philly Film Showcase - February Short Film Program
    Philly Film Showcase - February Short Film Program
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2 days ago

The Study at University City named a top ten ...

The Study at University City named a top ten college town hotel by USA TODAY.

    These college town hotels are in a class of their own
    The best part about college these days just might be the new crop of hotels springing up on campuses around the country. Joining some of the more traditional homes-away-from-home are brands like Graduate and Study, whose hotels pay homage to the colleges - and college towns - they serve.
    http://www.10best.com

2 days ago

“Why does the doctor always come at night?” -...

“Why does the doctor always come at night?” - we have a few tickets left for our Thursday night screening of VAMPYR accompanied by a live musical score: http://muttr.org/silentfeb18

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    "Why does the doctor always come at night?" - we have a few tickets left for our Thursday night screening of VAMPYR accompanied by a live musical score: http://muttr.org/silentfeb18
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2 days ago

When it's 75 degrees in February, we can't he...

When it's 75 degrees in February, we can't help but think about summer movie nights! Email your movie nominations to info@schuylkillbanks.org or comment below and you'll be entered to win a Schuylkill Banks T-shirt!

    Schuylkill Banks
    When it's 75 degrees in February, we can't help but think about summer movie nights! Email your movie nominations to info@schuylkillbanks.org or comment below and you'll be entered to win a...
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3 days ago

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3 days ago

International House Philadelphia shared their...

Thanks to those who joined us last week for our Lunar New Year celebration. We received so much press and the event sold out. It was a blast and we thank you. Be sure to check out some photos here.

    International House Philadelphia
    International House Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 13,659 likes · 71 talking about this · 14,485 were here. International House Philadelphia - Where the World Lives and Learns
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3 days ago

International House Philadelphia updated thei...

    International House Philadelphia
    International House Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 13,659 likes · 71 talking about this · 14,485 were here. International House Philadelphia - Where the World Lives and Learns
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3 days ago

Job Alert: A Blade of Grass is seeking a prog...

Job Alert: A Blade of Grass is seeking a programs and administrative associate who can effectively partner with staff and Fellowship artists to run a smooth office and administer a unique program that nurtures socially engaged art. For more details and to apply, see full details below.

    We're hiring a Programs and Administrative Associate! - A Blade of Grass
    A Blade of Grass is seeking a programs and administrative associate who can effectively partner with staff and Fellowship artists to run a smooth office and administer a unique program that nurtures socially engaged art. Position is full-time, with benefits. Salary up to $36,000, commensurate with experience.
    http://www.abladeofgrass.org

3 days ago

The New York Times previews Drexel University...

The New York Times previews Drexel University and Brandywine Realty Trust's forthcoming Schuylkill Yards.

    Philadelphia's First Step to a Platform of Innovation
    "Our hope was that we could connect the city, eliminating the river as a historic dividing point," Mr. Sweeney said. "We hope Schuylkill Yards is going to move the physical perception of the city west."
    https://www.nytimes.com

3 days ago

Prince Theater shared Philadelphia Film Socie...

Join Philadelphia Film Society in celebrating the year in film with our Best Picture Weekend at the Prince. Catch eight of the #BestPicture nominees, all on the biggest screen in Center City from Friday, February 23 to Sunday, February 25: http://filmadelphia.org/best-picture-weekend-at-the-prince/

    PFS Presents Best Picture Weekend at the Prince!
    PFS Presents Best Picture Weekend at the Prince!
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3 days ago

University City District shared Shakespeare i...

Check below to see what play Shakespeare in Clark Park will perform this year!

    Shakespeare in Clark Park's 2018 Show
    Join us this summer in Clark Park!
    https://vimeo.com/

3 days ago

What can you learn from the brain of a genius...

What can you learn from the brain of a genius?

    Who Stole Einstein's Brain?
    Einstein's brain has been on a bit of a journey, and most people aren't aware of it. There's a lot of debate as to whether or not the late, famed intellect had a unique brain structure, but few would argue that the story that began following his demise is anything other than a cloak-and-dagger thriller.
    http://www.iflscience.com

3 days ago

Come check out UConnect, which connects commu...

Come check out UConnect, which connects community members to important resources such as employment, housing, education, and more. We have available appointments Wednesday, 2/21/18 from 4:15-7PM. Check out the flyer for more details to schedule your appointment today!

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Come check out UConnect, which connects community members to important resources such as employment, housing, education, and more. We have available appointments Wednesday, 2/21/18 from 4:15-7PM....
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

15 Wonderful Things To Do In Philadelphia This Week, February 20-25

Where:World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut Street

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Where:Dilworth Park, 1 S. 15th Street

Where:Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad Street

Where:Penn Museum, 3260 South Street

Where:Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Where:Marian Anderson Historical Society & Museum, 762 Martin Street

Where:The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Where:Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad Street

Where:The African American Museum, 701 Arch Street

Where:Reading Terminal Market, 51 N. 12th Street

    15 Wonderful Things To Do In Philadelphia This Week, February 20-25
    Reading Terminal Market | Photo by R. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia Last call for Dilworth Park Wintergarden, beer festivals, Reading Terminal Market's 125th birthday celebrations and more... The short week (due to the Presidents' Day holiday) kicks into high gear right away with fun wintertime attractions, cool performances, beer festivals and so much more.
    https://www.uwishunu.com

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