19 hours ago

We're honored to have our West Philadelphia S...

We're honored to have our West Philadelphia Skills Initiative included in this list from philly.com!

    6 inspiring city innovations from around the world - including one from Philly
    The West Philadelphia Skills Initiative is a pioneering employer-based approach to workforce development works directly with institutional anchors in West Philadelphia such as Penn, CHOP, Drexel and other University City employers to tailor a job-training program that prepares local residents for high turnover jobs.
    http://www.philly.com

19 hours ago

"In 1996, Visit Philadelphia set out to prove...

"In 1996, Visit Philadelphia set out to prove the naysayers wrong. The words Philadelphia and fun do belong in the same sentence and people do want to come here. I am proud of the work that my staff and I have done, and I am happy to have made a difference for a city I love.” http://philadelphiafreepress.com/visit-philadelphia-founder-to-retire-this-year-p7089-1.htm Philadelphia -- visitphilly.com

    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

20 hours ago

Join the Penn Museum for their Annual Celebra...

Join the Penn Museum for their Annual Celebration of African Cultures next month! Local storytellers and artists lead guests in an interactive exploration of traditions from across the African continent, set among the Museum’s collection of textiles, sculpture, and masks in the Africa Gallery, and among statuary and tomb materials from 5,000 years of Egyptian culture in the Egyptian galleries.

    Penn Museum - Celebration of African Cultures
    Explore amazing art and artifacts from ancient Egypt, Greece and Italy, Mesopotamia, Asia, Africa, and the Americas and more at this world renowned museum.
    https://www.penn.museum

22 hours ago

Here's a quick guide to detours and closures ...

Here's a quick guide to detours and closures on the Parkway for tomorrow's Women's March on Philadelphia 2018 http://philadelphiafreepress.com/road-closures-parking-restrictions-and-septa-detours-for-tomorrows-women-p7088-1.htm

    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

22 hours ago

New from the blog:

New from the blog:

    These Sneakers Come with One Year Pass to Berlin Subway
    Via FastCoDesign: Very cool implementation of wearable design. These sneakers were designed by a collaboration with the Berlin transit authority and Adidas. The annual pass is worth $869 usually, but the shoes will be available for just $215 (only 500 of them though).
    https://www.thehacktory.org

23 hours ago

University City District shared People's Emer...

Welcome to the neighborhood!

    People's Emergency Center (PEC)
    New Business on Lancaster Ave! West Pets Philadelphia is an independently owned pet supply store with a self serve dog wash located at 4015 Lancaster Ave! They have supplies for small animals and...
    https://www.facebook.com

24 hours ago

There are still a few more spots left in this...

There are still a few more spots left in this SBS Course for community members. Hurry up and register before they're gone!

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    There are still a few more spots left in this SBS Course for community members. Hurry up and register before they're gone!
    https://www.facebook.com

24 hours ago

Celebrate the Chinese New Year next Saturday ...

Celebrate the Chinese New Year next Saturday at The Penn Museum! This family-friendly day features traditional Chinese music and dance, contemporary Asian film, tangram workshops, tai chi and kung fu martial arts demonstrations, storytelling, calligraphy, family crafts, a Year of the Dog Photo Contest, and much more—closing with the grand finale drums and the roar of the lion dance and parade.

    Penn Museum - Chinese New Year Celebration
    Explore amazing art and artifacts from ancient Egypt, Greece and Italy, Mesopotamia, Asia, Africa, and the Americas and more at this world renowned museum.
    https://www.penn.museum

26 hours ago

DUPD set up online safe zone

As of mid-November 2017, the Drexel Police Station at 3219 Arch St. has been designated an online transaction safe zone.

    DUPD set up online safe zone - The Triangle
    As of mid-November 2017, the Drexel Police Station at 3219 Arch St. has been designated an online transaction safe zone. The front lobby of the station will be open to Drexel students, staff and members of the West Philadelphia community as a place to conduct transactions arranged online.
    https://thetriangle.org

33 hours ago

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42 hours ago

We're nearly finished with our 20 Years, 20 S...

We're nearly finished with our 20 Years, 20 Stories series, but not before we check in with Mariposa Food Co-op. Check out how the cooperatively owned grocery has stayed in business for 45 years, what are some of the staff members' favorite items, and learn more about Mariposa's evolution from operating out of basements to their popular Baltimore Avenue store.

    Mariposa: The Little Co-op that Could
    A recent frigid morning didn't stop shoppers from making their way into Mariposa Co-op. The cooperative grocery store fills the building at 4824 Baltimore Avenue to bursting with farm-fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables, bulk grains, nuts and pasta, high-quality meats and cheeses, and much more.
    https://www.universitycity.org

42 hours ago

"It's going to be a hectic few weeks.” http:...

"It's going to be a hectic few weeks.” http://philadelphiafreepress.com/statelevel-collaboration-is-next-step-for-philadelphias-amazon-hq-bid-p7087-115.htm

    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

43 hours ago

University City District shared Greensgrow We...

Help Greensgrow West get ready for spring + enjoy breakfast and lunch for helping!

    Volunteer Day at Greensgrow West
    Registration required. Join the team at Greensgrow West as we prepare for Opening Day. We need your help with seasonal clean up, set up and maintenance...
    https://www.facebook.com

46 hours ago

ICYMI: The Philadelphia Animal Welfare Societ...

ICYMI: The Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) and the Pennsylvania SPCA (PSPCA) have joined forces to create the Philadelphia No-Kill Coalition. http://ucreview.com/philadelphias-animal-welfare-leaders-announce-philadelphia-nokill-coaliti-p7631-1.htm

    Philadelphia's Animal Welfare leaders announce Philadelphia No-Kill Coalition
    University City, West Philadelphia, Community Newspaper
    http://ucreview.com

2 days ago

Philadelphia has made the shortlist of cities...

Philadelphia has made the shortlist of cities Amazon is considering for their second headquarters, and two of Philly's proposed locations are in University City.

    Amazon announces candidate cities for HQ2
    Amazon announces candidate cities for HQ2
    https://www.amazon.com

2 days ago

Restaurant Week, Marigold Kitchen's winter me...

Restaurant Week, Marigold Kitchen's winter menu and Eagles Championship specials. http://ucreview.com/philly-dines-out-a-minimenu-of-the-philly-restaurant-scene-p7628-145.htm

    Philly Dines Out: a mini-menu of the Philly restaurant scene
    University City, West Philadelphia, Community Newspaper
    http://ucreview.com

2 days ago

2 days ago

University City Review shared a link.

    USciences Participates in Service for MLK Day 2018
    University City, West Philadelphia, Community Newspaper
    http://ucreview.com

2 days ago

University of the Sciences

University of the Sciences

    USciences Participates in Service for MLK Day 2018
    University City, West Philadelphia, Community Newspaper
    http://ucreview.com

2 days ago

The Dornsife Center Senior Group is an opport...

The Dornsife Center Senior Group is an opportunity for residents from all around West Philadelphia to plan inter-generational activities to build relationships and share mutual support. Each meeting offers special programs that include health and well-being, exercise, dance, nutrition, gardening, and computer literacy. The next meeting is Friday 1/19/18 at 11 am.

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    The Dornsife Center Senior Group is an opportunity for residents from all around West Philadelphia to plan inter-generational activities to build relationships and share mutual support. Each meeting...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

“We want a bill that creates a predictable en...

“We want a bill that creates a predictable environment for charter applications and renewal and that low-qualities are shut down or never opened.” ICYMI: Rep. Jordan Harris, Rep. James Roebuck Mastery Charter Schools and others discussed the new Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) report on Charter Schools. http://ucreview.com/new-report-opens-debate-on-how-to-regulate-pa-charter-schools-p7637-1.htm

    New report opens debate on how to regulate PA charter schools
    A new report on charter schools confirms some of the concerns lawmakers, school officials, parents and others have had about the state of education in Pennsylvania. However, it also points the way toward improving it. Last week, the nonprofit group Public Citizens for Children & Youth released data comparing the performances of public and charter schools across the state.
    http://ucreview.com

2 days ago

Notes on Music this week: Rufus Wainwright, P...

Notes on Music this week: Rufus Wainwright, Plays & Players and more. http://ucreview.com/notes-on-music-and-other-artistic-diversions-p7636-86.htm#

    Notes on Music and other artistic diversions
    Music, dance, theatre and fine art in Philadelphia
    http://ucreview.com

2 days ago

Did you know that William Hamilton of The Woo...

Did you know that William Hamilton of The Woodlands and William Bartram of Bartram's Garden were contemporaries and friends? The two shared a love of plant collecting and botany, were neighbors, and were involved in many of the same local institutions! To highlight some of these lesser-known connections, we're bringing you Two Williams: a six month blog series hosted between The Woodlands and Bartram's Garden. Each month, we will dig into the archives and share what we find! This week: Introducing the Two Williams! http://woodlandsphila.org/blog/2018/1/16/introducing-the-two-williams

    The Woodlands
    The Woodlands, Philadelphia, PA. 2,755 likes · 18 talking about this · 1,003 were here. The Woodlands is a garden of biographies--the culmination of eighteenth and nineteenth century landscape ideals...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

University City District shared West Philadel...

Don't miss out! If you live in West Philadelphia and need a job, consider applying for our next cohort focused on landscaping.

    Skills Initiative announces recruitment for landscape training program
    University City, West Philadelphia, Community Newspaper
    http://ucreview.com

3 days ago

The city is hosting information sessions on t...

The city is hosting information sessions on the new school board over the next two weeks and is accepting applications for board members. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/information-sessions-announced-for-new-philadelphia-school-board-p7073-115.htm

    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

4 days ago

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    • Thefts

      3300 Block Market St. January 9, 2018 @ 12:58 p.m. Comment

4 days ago

Dim Sum House

Dim Sum House

    Philly Dines Out: a mini-menu of the Philly restaurant scene
    University City, West Philadelphia, Community Newspaper
    http://ucreview.com

4 days ago

Woodmere Art Museum Drexel University The Wil...

Woodmere Art Museum Drexel University The Wilma Theater Merriam Theater The Arden Theatre Company The Philadelphia Orchestra Lantern Theater Company L.A. Dance Project Annenberg Center Live Walnut Street Theatre NextMove Dance Prince Theater

    Notes on Music ♫
    University City, West Philadelphia, Community Newspaper
    http://ucreview.com

4 days ago

Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend ...

Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend and Day of Service with tons of service opportunities and special events throughout the city made possible by Global Citizen & 23rd Annual Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service project.

    mlkdayofservice
    Be a part of the largest Martin Luther King Day event in the nation.
    http://mlkdayofservice.org

4 days ago

#PHH

#PHH

    $1.2 million in restitutions for PA citizens following PHH Mortgage settlement
    University City, West Philadelphia, Community Newspaper
    http://ucreview.com

4 days ago

#mlk Eastern State Penitentiary The African A...

#mlk Eastern State Penitentiary The African American Museum in Philadelphia

    3 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service 3
    University City, West Philadelphia, Community Newspaper
    http://ucreview.com

5 days ago

University City Review shared a link.

    Political updates on the State & Local Level
    This week, Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner appointed Movita Johnson-Harrell as interim supervisor of victim services to the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office. The Victim Services unit is tasked with advocating on behalf of and providing services for all crime victims and witnesses in Philadelphia.
    http://ucreview.com

5 days ago

American Red Cross Eastern Pennsylvania Regio...

American Red Cross Eastern Pennsylvania Region

    Red Cross makes urgent call for blood and platelet donations amid winter shortages
    University City, West Philadelphia, Community Newspaper
    http://ucreview.com

5 days ago

Walnut Hill Community Association

Walnut Hill Community Association

    Black History Month essay contest announced for children grades 5-8
    University City, West Philadelphia, Community Newspaper
    http://ucreview.com

5 days ago

University City District

University City District

    Skills Initiative announces recruitment for landscape training program
    University City, West Philadelphia, Community Newspaper
    http://ucreview.com

5 days ago

Arthur Ross Gallery

Arthur Ross Gallery

    Penn's Arthur Ross Gallery celebrates 35 years.
    University City, West Philadelphia, Community Newspaper
    http://ucreview.com

5 days ago

Jeff Curry

Jeff Curry

    Jeff Curry announces candidacy for 188th district
    Will tremors from recent political seismic shifts on national, state and city levels be felt in Philadelphia's 188th district? Jeff Curry hopes so. He's quitting his job and, to a large degree, banking his first political campaign on it. Curry, a Democrat, entered the race for State Representative of the 188th District early this month.
    http://ucreview.com

5 days ago

#mlk People's Emergency Center (PEC) Mill Cre...

#mlk People's Emergency Center (PEC) Mill Creek Community Partnership - MCCP

5 days ago

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      3100 Block Market St. January 11, 2018 @ 1:09 p.m. Comment

5 days ago

Check out what we have going on this week.

Check out what we have going on this week.

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Check out what we have going on this week.
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 13

Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighbo...

    AFEL MLK Family Read Along
    West Philadelphia Action for Early Learning Initiative (AFEL) will be honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr with a Family Read-Along and Book...
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 12

University City District shared West Philly L...

    West Side Market kicks off on Lancaster Avenue this Friday
    Second Fridays on Lancaster Avenue returns this week, and in addition to live music, art shows, film screenings, and community events will now also include a market! Join your friends and neighbors on Friday, Jan. 12, from 4-8 p.m.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

Jan 12

Jan 12

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    FAI 2 PANELS, 1 XFMR LIGHTS, SWITCHES, RECEPTACLES AS PER NEC 2008 WEST DISTRICT

    3020-52 MARKET ST Issued January 9, 2018 Comment

Jan 11

Want to celebrate MLK Day on Monday? West Phi...

Want to celebrate MLK Day on Monday? West Philly Local has a list of events and volunteer opportunities.

    MLK Day events, volunteer opportunities
    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is on Monday, Jan. 15. Here's a list of events and Day of Service opportunities for local residents. Visit mlkdayofservice.org/volunteer for more volunteer opportunities in Philadelphia. * MLK Events at Penn Penn's MLK Day of Service activities begin with a brea
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

Jan 11

Watch the Philadelphia Fusion play their first official match

Our official Philly watch party starts 5PM (EST) on Thursday at @wahoosphilly at 3180 Chestnut St. Giveaways, food specials, and gaming rigs hosted by @N3rdStGamers. Retweet and comment on which Fusion player you’re most excited about for a chance to win a shirt now! pic.twitter.com/uTrvThzvhk

    Watch the Philadelphia Fusion play their first official match - Technical.ly Philly
    Philly is one of only 11 cities in the world to have a franchise in the the official Overwatch League. Bearing orange and black as their official colors, the Philadelphia Fusion is a group of 12 esports players hailing from nine countries who rep Philly in the first-person survival game.
    https://technical.ly

Jan 11

Do you or someone else want to become a membe...

Do you or someone else want to become a member of the Dornsife Community Advisory Council? Then apply today! See the link for nomination form https://gallery.mailchimp.com/46e62af77d606abc4f4e06dc2/images/34e83d99-007f-4247-a7f2-db388dea3482.png

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Do you or someone else want to become a member of the Dornsife Community Advisory Council? Then apply today! See the link for nomination form...
    https://www.facebook.com

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