2 hours ago

https://whyy.org/articles/womens-march-philad...

https://whyy.org/articles/womens-march-philadelphia-aims-energize-voters/

    Women's March on Philadelphia aims to energize voters
    The Philadelphia Women's March is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. at Logan Circle on the Ben Franklin Parkway and finish in front of the Philadelphia Art Museum at Eakins Oval where speakers will address the crowd beginning at noon. In Delaware, a march is planned in Newark from 11 a.m.
    https://whyy.org

3 hours ago

"Geranium", oil on panel painting by Leo Robi...

"Geranium", oil on panel painting by Leo Robinson on view now at Cerulean Arts. https://ceruleanarts.com/products/leo-robinson-geranium

    Leo Robinson: Geranium
    Geranium, oil on panel painting by Leo Robinson. Included in the exhibition An Exemplar Model, January 5 - 27, 2018. Note: Painting will ship after end of exhibition. H 16" x W 12"
    https://ceruleanarts.com

4 hours ago

"Phenomenal", bronze sculpture by Colleen O'D...

"Phenomenal", bronze sculpture by Colleen O'Donnell, included in our current exhibition "An Exemplar Model". https://ceruleanarts.com/products/colleen-odonnell-phenomenal

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    "Phenomenal", bronze sculpture by Colleen O'Donnell, included in our current exhibition "An Exemplar Model". https://ceruleanarts.com/products/colleen-odonnell-phenomenal
    https://www.facebook.com

5 hours ago

"Seedpod", oil on panel painting by Kristin B...

"Seedpod", oil on panel painting by Kristin Balmer, included in the exhibition "An Exemplar Model" on view now at Cerulean Arts. https://ceruleanarts.com/products/kristin-balmer-seedpod

    Kristin Balmer: Seedpod
    Seedpod, oil on panel painting by Kristin Balmer. Included in the exhibition An Exemplar Model, January 5 - 27, 2018. Note: Painting will ship after end of exhibition. H 12" x W 12"
    https://ceruleanarts.com

6 hours ago

"Just as generations before us have done, it’...

"Just as generations before us have done, it’s important that we also do our part." Great opinion piece from Evelina Bodon and Felicia Harris about getting involved within our communities.

    Most neighborhood volunteers are seniors. The time is now for millennials to get involved | Opinion
    These public spaces are gems and can be part of what makes living in a neighborhood so attractive; and they have only survived for so long because of the commitment of those few neighbors, many seniors, who are dedicated volunteers, advocates and members of friends of groups or recreation advisory councils.
    http://www.philly.com

7 hours ago

Final day to see these five terrific exhibiti...

Final day to see these five terrific exhibitions - on view through 6pm tonight.

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    Final day to see these five terrific exhibitions - on view through 6pm tonight.
    https://www.facebook.com

18 hours ago

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23 hours ago

Happening now: #BarnesYP goes Gothic Glam cel...

Happening now: #BarnesYP goes Gothic Glam celebrating #KieferRodin.

    The Barnes Foundation
    Happening now: #BarnesYP goes Gothic Glam celebrating #KieferRodin.
    https://www.facebook.com

24 hours ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/business/transpo...

http://www.philly.com/philly/business/transportation/philly-safe-streets-vision-zero-police-crash-cops-center-city-20180119.html?mobi=true

    For safer streets, Philly looks to more traffic cops in Center City
    Center City at 5 p.m.: Bikes, buses, trucks, pedestrians, and cars, cars, cars jockey for inches of street space. The glut of activity, a side effect of Center City's successful growth, contributes to making Center City streets like Walnut, Chestnut, and Market among the most dangerous in the city, according to data released by Philadelphia last year.
    http://www.philly.com

27 hours ago

"Orchid 1", oil on linen painting by Leo Robi...

"Orchid 1", oil on linen painting by Leo Robinson, included in our current exhibition "An Exemplar Model". https://ceruleanarts.com/products/leo-robinson-orchid-1

    Leo Robinson: Orchid 1
    Orchid 1, oil on linen painting by Leo Robinson. Included in the exhibition An Exemplar Model, January 5 - 27, 2018. Note: Painting will ship after end of exhibition. H 20" x W 16"
    https://ceruleanarts.com

28 hours ago

"Sleep", plaster sculpture by Colleen O'Donne...

"Sleep", plaster sculpture by Colleen O'Donnell on view now at Cerulean Arts. https://ceruleanarts.com/products/colleen-odonnell-sleep

    Colleen O'Donnell: Sleep
    Sleep, plaster sculpture by Philadelphia artist Colleen O'Donnell. Included in the exhibition An Exemplar Model, January 5 - 27, 2018. Note: Sculpture will ship after end of exhibition. H 3" x W 14" x D 8"
    https://ceruleanarts.com

29 hours ago

Dear partner orgs! If you have an event that ...

Dear partner orgs! If you have an event that is community-oriented to share to our fairmountcdc.org/events calendar, send it our way. Listing through May.

    fairmount-cdc
    http://www.fairmountcdc.org

30 hours ago

Hey Philadelphia Eagles ... we play outside t...

Hey Philadelphia Eagles ... we play outside too. Good Luck from the Mann! 🎶 #FlyEaglesFly

    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    Hey Philadelphia Eagles ... we play outside too. Good Luck from the Mann! 🎶 #FlyEaglesFly
    https://www.facebook.com

31 hours ago

10 Surefire Ways to Foster Creativity in Your...

10 Surefire Ways to Foster Creativity in Your Children | AAA State of Play #learningthroughplay #playmatters #creativity #earlychildhood #education http://blog.aaastateofplay.com/2014/03/10-surefire-ways-to-foster-creativity.html

    10 Surefire Ways to Foster Creativity in Your Children
    (CREDIT: Photo by humbert15 (Flickr)) For children, creativity can be everything. As a parent, I always found it to be important to give my children the opportunity to be creative. To do that, sometimes it takes work on your part to inspire them.
    http://blog.aaastateofplay.com

31 hours ago

https://phillydeclaration.org/2018/01/11/phil...

https://phillydeclaration.org/2018/01/11/philly-courts-have-been-wrongfully-disqualifying-jurors-for-years/

    Philly Courts Have Been Wrongfully Disqualifying Jurors For Years
    By Austin Nolen and Shealyn Kilroy For at least six years and possibly longer, Philadelphia court officials have wrongfully disqualified individuals from serving as jurors, according to data obtained by The Declaration, and this practice continues today for potential jurors who fill out their questionnaires online.
    http://phillydeclaration.org

32 hours ago

Crime: https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/l...

Crime: https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/North-Philadelphia-Barbershop-Shooting-Robbery-Critical-Protection-Man-Children-469656053.html

    Armed Robbers Shoot Man Trying to Protect Kids in Barbershop
    A father of two is fighting for his life after he was shot while trying to protect three children from two gunmen during a robbery at a North Philadelphia barbershop.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

32 hours ago

In West Philadelphia : http://www.westphillyl...

In West Philadelphia : http://www.westphillylocal.com/2018/01/19/staunch-opposition-to-new-garden-court-apartment-building-voiced-at-community-meeting/

    Staunch opposition to new Garden Court apartment building voiced at community meeting
    A crowd of about 70 people gathered to hear about a proposed 243-unit addition to the Garden Court Plaza complex on the 4700 block of Pine Street voted overwhelmingly against the plan.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

32 hours ago

Greater Brewerytown CDC shared philly.com's p...

Crime: https://www.facebook.com/phillydotcom/posts/10155491003191656

    Four years after unsolved murder in Northern Liberties, Amber Long's mom tries to move on | Jenice Armstrong
    Death anniversaries are hard. Stephanie Long, the mother of Amber Long who was killed four years ago Friday, commemorates what for her is a difficult time of year by going to Florida and riding roller coasters, something her daughter loved.
    http://www.philly.com

32 hours ago

http://www.phillymag.com/news/2018/01/19/wome...

http://www.phillymag.com/news/2018/01/19/womens-march-philadelphia-boycott/

    Activists Call for Boycott of Philly Women's March Over "Collaboration" With Police
    In agreeing to security checkpoints and random searches, activists say, the event's white organizers have put women of color and trans individuals at risk. On Tuesday night, a Facebook post began to circulate calling for a boycott of Saturday's Women's March on Philadelphia over concerns about increased police surveillance and security measures that could potentially affect women of color.
    http://www.phillymag.com

32 hours ago

"Cup and Pinecone" oil on panel painting by K...

"Cup and Pinecone" oil on panel painting by Kristin Balmer. Included in the exhibition "An Exemplar Model" on view now at Cerulean Arts. https://ceruleanarts.com/products/kristin-balmer-cup-and-pinecone

    Kristin Balmer: Cup and Pinecone
    Cup and Pinecone, oil on panel painting by Kristin Balmer. Included in the exhibition An Exemplar Model, January 5 - 27, 2018. Note: Painting will ship after end of exhibition. H 12" x W 12"
    https://ceruleanarts.com

33 hours ago

On sale now: WXPN welcomes The Decemberists w...

On sale now: WXPN welcomes The Decemberists with M.Ward on June 7th ✨

    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    On sale now: WXPN welcomes The Decemberists with M.Ward on June 7th ✨
    https://www.facebook.com

33 hours ago

Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse shared ...

Happy belated birthday to Councilman Derek Green's son Julian! We hope you had just as much fun yesterday as you did at Smith in this photo! #GiantWoodenSlide #smithplays #happybirthday

    Councilman Derek Green
    A very special young man is celebrating his birthday today. Happy Birthday to my son, Julian!
    https://www.facebook.com

33 hours ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/columnists/inga_...

http://www.philly.com/philly/columnists/inga_saffron/mantua-artists-resistance-pushes-philly-to-build-a-better-grocery-store-20180119.html?mobi=true

    Mantua artist's resistance pushes Philly to build a better grocery store | Inga Saffron
    Artist James Dupree was merely trying to hang on to his spacious Mantua studio when he challenged the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority's attempt to seize the workshop on Haverford Avenue for a massive, suburban-style supermarket. His bare-knuckle fight ended up saving the neighborhood.
    http://www.philly.com

34 hours ago

Paul Cézanne (1839-1906) painted “The Card Pl...

Paul Cézanne (1839-1906) painted “The Card Players” from 1890–1892. The one that hangs at the Barnes is the largest of several versions completed by the artist. Speaking to the might and strength inherent in Cézanne’s work, Dr. Barnes wrote: “The essential and fundamental effect of Cézanne’s form, in its best estate, is the quality of power, rendered in legitimate painting terms. Perhaps no other painter has so successfully made power the keynote of his design; not even Michelangelo…” Look for this monumental work in the main room of our Collection Gallery. 🎨 Paul Cézanne. The Card Players (Les Joueurs de cartes), 1890–1892

    The Barnes Foundation
    Paul Cézanne (1839-1906) painted "The Card Players" from 1890-1892. The one that hangs at the Barnes is the largest of several versions completed by the artist. Speaking to the might and strength...
    https://www.facebook.com

34 hours ago

Happy birthday, Cézanne! Paul Cézanne (1839-...

Happy birthday, Cézanne! Paul Cézanne (1839-1906) painted “The Card Players” from 1890–1892. The one that hangs at the Barnes is the largest of several versions completed by the artist. Speaking to the might and strength inherent in Cézanne’s work, Dr. Barnes wrote: “The essential and fundamental effect of Cézanne’s form, in its best estate, is the quality of power, rendered in legitimate painting terms. Perhaps no other painter has so successfully made power the keynote of his design; not even Michelangelo…” Look for this monumental work in the main room of our Collection Gallery. 🎨 Paul Cézanne. The Card Players (Les Joueurs de cartes), 1890–1892

    The Barnes Foundation
    Paul Cézanne (1839-1906) painted "The Card Players" from 1890-1892. The one that hangs at the Barnes is the largest of several versions completed by the artist. Speaking to the might and strength...
    https://www.facebook.com

41 hours ago

42 hours ago

http://www.post-gazette.com/business/career-w...

http://www.post-gazette.com/business/career-workplace/2018/01/17/governor-Wolf-taking-steps-expand-OT-pay-minimum-wage-Pennsylvania/stories/201801170160

    Gov. Wolf taking steps to expand who gets OT pay in Pennsylvania
    About a year after a judge blocked a similar rule on the federal level, Gov. Tom Wolf plans to expand overtime pay for about 460,000 workers in ...
    http://www.post-gazette.com

45 hours ago

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/01/18/cit...

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/01/18/city-hall-scores-in-predatory-lending-battle-with-wells-fargo

    City Hall scores in predatory lending battle against Wells Fargo
    A federal judge in Philadelphia has rejected Wells Fargo's bid to dismiss the city's lawsuit accusing the bank of predatory lending practices targeting black and Hispanic borrowers, Reuters reports. The city claims that the lender's alleged "reverse redlining" violated the federal Fair Housing Act; Wells Fargo argued that Philadelphia "could not show that bank policies had a disparate impact on minority borrowers."
    http://planphilly.com

45 hours ago

http://phlcouncil.com/MariaQSanchez/employmen...

http://phlcouncil.com/MariaQSanchez/employment-opportunities/

    Employment Opportunities
    City of Philadelphia Job Opportunities Philadelphia Land Bank: http://www.philadelphialandbank.org/Resources/JobOpportunities PGW: https://www.pgworks.com/residential/careers PECO:https://www.peco.com/AboutUs/Pages/Careers.aspx PRA: Redevelopment: https://www.philadelphiaredevelopmentauthority.org/about-us/careers PIDC: Phila. Industrial Development Corp: http://www.pidcphila.com/who-we-are City of Philadelphia: http://www.phila.gov/pages/default.aspx Food Trust: http://thefoodtrust.org Parks and Recreations: http://www.phila.gov/parksandrecreation/pages/default.aspx District Wide...
    http://phlcouncil.com

45 hours ago

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/01/18/tem...

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/01/18/temple-stadium-moves-forward-despite-neighborhood-opposition

    Temple stadium moves forward, despite neighborhood opposition
    Temple University announced today that it is taking the next step forward on a controversial 35,000 seat stadium in the heart of North Philadelphia. The university plans to file proposals to the City Planning Commission for zoning tweaks, road closures, and a new Special Services District that will pave the way for a massive sports complex in the midst of a largely residential area.
    http://planphilly.com

2 days ago

Our latest post comes from guest blogger and ...

Our latest post comes from guest blogger and photographer, Terrance Snap Shot Anderson, about his experience at last month's community event at Hatfield House.

    Hatfield House: Let the neighborhood speak - Fairmount Park Conservancy
    On December 8, 2017, artists, community leaders, and neighbors came together at the Hatfield House, located at 33rd and Girard, to have a much needed Q&A about the Strawberry Mansion community and the many changes that have been occurring in the area.
    https://myphillypark.org

2 days ago

You're Invited to an Open House with BalletX,...

You're Invited to an Open House with BalletX, Philadelphia's premier contemporary ballet, Jan. 22 or 24, 3:00pm-5:00pm at the Performance Garage! Join BalletX to meet choreographer Darrell Grand Moultrie and the company's ten dancers, and receive a special offer after the rehearsal. To learn more and RSVP, go to: www.balletx.org/a-sopenhouse Attend an open rehearsal and receive a voucher for a $5 ticket to our spring series.

    Bache-Martin Home & School Association
    You're Invited to an Open House with BalletX, Philadelphia's premier contemporary ballet, Jan. 22 or 24, 3:00pm-5:00pm at the Performance Garage! Join BalletX to meet choreographer Darrell Grand...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Cocktail of the week is our Iced Mexican Hot ...

Cocktail of the week is our Iced Mexican Hot Chocolate with Espolon Tequila - cool and refreshing on the outside, makes you feel warm and fuzzy on the inside. #espolontequila #barhygge #phillycocktails

    Bar Hygge
    Cocktail of the week is our Iced Mexican Hot Chocolate with Espolon Tequila - cool and refreshing on the outside, makes you feel warm and fuzzy on the inside. #espolontequila #barhygge #phillycocktails
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

the Mann is... music for everyone. Every seas...

the Mann is... music for everyone. Every season, we strive to bring you world-class performances and this year is no exception. Stay tuned as we continue to announce our exciting 2018 season! 🎶

    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    the Mann is... music for everyone. Every season, we strive to bring you world-class performances and this year is no exception. Stay tuned as we continue to announce our exciting 2018 season! 🎶
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Thanks to everyone who attended the Artists' ...

Thanks to everyone who attended the Artists' Talk for our exhibition "An Exemplar Model" this past Sunday. If missed it, you can still hear Kristin Balmer, Colleen O'Donnell & Leo Robinson talk about their work here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OnIeL6MC0TY

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    Thanks to everyone who attended the Artists' Talk for our exhibition "An Exemplar Model" this past Sunday. If missed it, you can still hear Kristin Balmer, Colleen O'Donnell & Leo Robinson talk...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

https://myphillypark.org/hatfield-house-let-n...

https://myphillypark.org/hatfield-house-let-neighborhood-speak/

    Hatfield House: Let the neighborhood speak - Fairmount Park Conservancy
    On December 8, 2017, artists, community leaders, and neighbors came together at the Hatfield House, located at 33rd and Girard, to have a much needed Q&A about the Strawberry Mansion community and the many changes that have been occurring in the area.
    https://myphillypark.org

2 days ago

Philadelphia made the list: https://www.busin...

Philadelphia made the list: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180118005771/en/Amazon-Announces-Candidates-HQ2

    Amazon Announces Candidates for HQ2
    SEATTLE--()--(NASDAQ: AMZN)-Amazon reviewed 238 proposals from across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico to host HQ2, the company's second headquarters in North America.
    https://www.businesswire.com

2 days ago

There is still time to see the works of Alysa...

There is still time to see the works of Alysa Bennett, Meghan Cox, Mary Powers Holt, Jacob Lunderby and Nancy Neill! All on view through Saturday, January 20.

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    There is still time to see the works of Alysa Bennett, Meghan Cox, Mary Powers Holt, Jacob Lunderby and Nancy Neill! All on view through Saturday, January 20.
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

We are proud of our Executive Director, Jamie...

We are proud of our Executive Director, Jamie Gauthier, who was appointed by Mayor Kenney to serve on the nominating panel for Philadelphia's new school board!

    Kenney names nominating panel for new Philly school board
    Philadelphia's new Board of Education started to take shape Tuesday with the naming of a 13-member nominating committee, the latest step toward re-establishing local control of city schools. The board would replace the School Reform Commission that has voted to dissolve itself.
    https://whyy.org

2 days ago

http://www.phillymag.com/property/2018/01/15/...

http://www.phillymag.com/property/2018/01/15/tawan-davis-steinbridge-group-workforce-rental-housing/

    Coming to a Block Near You: Rental Homes for Working Families
    Real estate investor Tawan Davis' firm sees an opportunity for working families in Philadelphia's distressed housing stock. In case you haven't noticed, rental housing has become the place where the action is in the residential real estate industry today.
    http://www.phillymag.com

2 days ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/business/real_es...

http://www.philly.com/philly/business/real_estate/residential/loans-for-low-income-residents-home-repair-in-philadelphia-20180118.html?mobi=true

    New Philadelphia loan program offers hope to residents with homes in disrepair
    Living in aging housing while battling poverty, Philadelphia residents often have few resources to help fix up their homes. A new loan program launching this summer offers low- and middle-income homeowners low-interest home repair loans - as well as the chance to live in healthier, safer housing.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

#Iresolve to give #Renoir a chance. Revered o...

#Iresolve to give #Renoir a chance. Revered or reviled? Regardless of how you feel about Renoir, you’re in for a lively discussion! Join us for the 4-session class “Renoir: A Painter’s Painter” led by accomplished painter, printmaker, and author Bill Scott, who will offer his personal reflection on why Renoir resonates so deeply with painters. Discover why many contemporary artists still find themselves gravitating to Renoir as a source of inspiration, marveling over his ever imaginative use of color. Starts Monday, Feb. 26. Register: barnesfoundation.org/classes/renoir-a-painters-painter 🎨 Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Composition, Five Bathers (Composition, cinq baigneuses), c. 1918.

    The Barnes Foundation
    Iresolve to give #Renoir a chance. Revered or reviled? Regardless of how you feel about Renoir, you're in for a lively discussion! Join us for the 4-session class "Renoir: A Painter's Painter" led...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

http://6abc.com/weather/officials-report-phil...

http://6abc.com/weather/officials-report-philly-water-main-breaks-on-social-media/2962488/

    Officials: Report Philly water main breaks on social media
    The Philadelphia Water Department says it is still working around the clock to repair water main breaks across the city.
    http://6abc.com

2 days ago

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/01/17/ans...

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/01/17/answers-for-all-your-septa-key-questions

    Answers for all your SEPTA Key questions
    On Monday, SEPTA will stop selling tokens at subway stations, taking a long-awaited leap forward in the neverending game of hopscotch that is the rollout of its new fare payment system, SEPTA Key. The end of station token sales represents a significant first step towards scrapping the fare coins entirely in 2019, a full five years after their original retirement date.
    http://planphilly.com

2 days ago

Crime: Breaking,In the State Capital: http://...

Crime: Breaking,In the State Capital: http://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/01/live_updates_police_reportedly.html

    Police possibly hurt in Harrisburg shooting: updates
    Before 6:30 this morning, after reports of shots fired in the area of South 18th and Mulberry streets in Harrisburg came unconfirmed reports of at least one police officer down. Dauphin County District Attorney Fran Chardo said there was an officer-involved shooting in Harrisburg. "I can't confirm anything beyond that," he said.
    http://www.pennlive.com

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