12 min 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

3 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

5 hours 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

6 hours 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

14 hours ago

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    EZ PERMIT SPRINKLER RELOCATION (NFPA 13)- FOR THE RELOCATION OF SPRINKLER HEADS AS PER ATTACHED STANDARDS. DEVIATIONS FROM THESE STANDARDS REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION AND SITE PLANS.RELOCATE 10 HEADS ON 1ST FLOOR RM 152

    3401 GRAYS FERRY AVE Issued January 16, 2018 Comment

20 hours ago

"Governor Wolf made the announcement at The F...

"Governor Wolf made the announcement at The Fresh Grocer of Grays Ferry in Philadelphia, where he was joined by legislators, local elected officials, store management, staff, and local workers, who were quick to praise the governor’s announcement."

    Gov. Wolf to Modernize Overtime Rules to Provide Fairness for Workers
    Philadelphia, PA - Today, as part of his "Jobs That Pay" initiative, Governor Tom Wolf announced a proposal to strengthen the middle class by modernizing Pennsylvania's outdated overtime rules to increase the pay of nearly half-a-million people to ensure they are compensated fairly for their hard work.
    https://www.governor.pa.gov

23 hours ago

University City Review shared a link.

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

23 hours 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

24 hours 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

24 hours 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

26 hours ago

"Bids were received for the new Schuylkill Cr...

"Bids were received for the new Schuylkill Crossing at Grays Ferry Crescent on December 7th, with a low bid of $15M by AP Construction. Bids are currently being evaluated. It is hoped that construction of this exciting project will start in March."

    Capital Projects Update
    South to ChristianThe South to Christian trail and greenway is almost ready for our trail users. The last plaza is completed except for the railing along the river's edge. The installation of the irrigation water line is nearing completion.
    https://www.schuylkillbanks.org

27 hours 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

28 hours 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

29 hours 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

30 hours 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

38 hours ago

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      3300 Block Grays Ferry Av January 12, 2018 @ 8:07 p.m. Comment

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 days ago

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

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

3 days ago

4 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

5 days ago

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

6 days ago

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

6 days ago

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

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

Jan 11

Jan 10

"The Animal Care and Control Team of Philadel...

"The Animal Care and Control Team of Philadelphia, which handles the city's animal control efforts, is joining with the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society and the Pennsylvania SPCA to create the "Philadelphia No-Kill Coalition." The coalition will seek to end the killing of healthy, treatable and manageable cats and dogs in Philadelphia, which saved about 82 percent of cats and dogs that entered ACCT last year. That's a stark contrast from 2005, when about 89 percent of animals were euthanized. "

    Animal welfare groups to transform Philly into 'no-kill' city
    A trio of animal welfare groups is launching a coalition to transform Philadelphia into a no-kill city. The Animal Care and Control Team of Philadelphia, which handles the city's animal control efforts, is joining with the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society and the Pennsylvania SPCA to create the "Philadelphia No-Kill Coalition."
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

Jan 10

The Dirt Factory (open today from 5-6 pm) has...

The Dirt Factory (open today from 5-6 pm) has made some alterations into accepted and unaccepted items for drop-offs.

    The Dirt Factory
    In 2012, UCD opened The Dirt Factory, a community compost facility that transformed a vacant lot into a neighborhood asset. The Dirt Factory collects organic waste from the community, provides compost to local growers and gardeners, and runs educational programming as well.
    https://www.universitycity.org

Jan 10

Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighbo...

    Kappa Delta Pi Drexel
    Kappa Delta Pi of Drexel University invites the community to our first Literacy Alive! event Saturday, February 17, 2018 at the Free Library of Philadelphia, Walnut Street Branch. Children in grades...
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 10

University City District added 2 new photos.

Today at Trolley Portal Gardens we're planting new Princeton Elms. The site is coming along nicely!

    University City District
    University City District, Philadelphia, PA. 10K likes. Philadelphia's University City is more than just a neighborhood.
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 10

International House Philadelphia added an eve...

The Lunar, or Chinese, New Year is also known as the Spring Festival and is a time to wish one another luck and prosperity for the upcoming year. International House Philadelphia will welcome the Year of the Dog with our annual celebration that has typically seen sell-out crowds and is among our most popular and sought after events. The evening includes an exhilarating Lion Dance and show of traditional music and dance performances and martial arts demonstrations, followed by a reception featuring tastings of traditional Chinese cuisine. Held in the Ibrahim Theater and Galleria Supported by: Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Philadelphia Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival Asian Arts Initiative

    Lunar New Year 2018: The Year of the Dog
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 10

Network with other professionals, learn about...

Network with other professionals, learn about equity in public space, and enjoy great food and drink from Distrito - Philly on January 25th!

    CityLab Joins University City MIX Happy Hour
    University City District's networking event series MIX returns on Thursday, January 25. Join us as we partner with CityLab at Distrito (3945 Chestnut Street) from 5:30-7:30 PM. Network with other professionals in the area and enjoy happy hour specials from one of University City's top restaurants.
    https://www.eventbrite.com

Jan 10

Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighbo...

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 752 likes. The Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships is Drexel's urban extension center - modeled...
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 09

Kicking off with our first dinner of the year...

Kicking off with our first dinner of the year! There's still time for you to join us!

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Kicking off with our first dinner of the year! There's still time for you to join us!
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 09

Join urban experts Bruce Katz and Jeremy Nowa...

Join urban experts Bruce Katz and Jeremy Nowak as they discuss their new book on Wednesday, January 17th at Quorum. The book details the real power to create change lies and how it can be used to address our most serious social, economic, and environmental challenges, and includes a segment about our own West Philadelphia Skills Initiative.

    A Conversation and Signing with the Authors: Bruce Katz & Jeremy Nowak
    The New Localism provides a roadmap for change that starts in the communities where most people live and work. In their new book, The New Localism, urban experts Bruce Katz and Jeremy Nowak reveal where the real power to create change lies and how it can be used to address our most serious social, economic, and environmental challenges.
    https://www.eventbrite.com

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