1 hour ago

#GivingTuesday is 1 week! Support Internation...

#GivingTuesday is 1 week! Support International House. http://ow.ly/bwGQ30gJ44r

    International House Philadelphia
    GivingTuesday is 1 week! Support International House. http://ow.ly/bwGQ30gJ44r
    https://www.facebook.com

1 hour ago

We’re so excited to announce our first-ever o...

We’re so excited to announce our first-ever online fundraising campaign starting on #GivingTuesday, November 28, 2017! Our goal is to get 100 donations by 2018. Help us start strong next Tuesday!

    South of South Neighborhood Association
    We're so excited to announce our first-ever online fundraising campaign starting on #GivingTuesday, November 28, 2017! Our goal is to get 100 donations by 2018. Help us start strong next Tuesday!
    https://www.facebook.com

2 hours ago

Looking for a holiday gift for the beer-lover...

Looking for a holiday gift for the beer-lover in your life? Local 44 is starting a beer club.

    Shop Now: Beer Club Packages
    Welcome to Local 44 in West Philadelphia. We are a neighborhood craft beer bar with tasty chow and a killer little craft Bottle Shop.
    http://www.local44beerbar.com

3 hours ago

South of South Neighborhood Association added...

SOSNA sponsored Scottish Rite Tower's Holiday Dinner this year so their community of seniors could enjoy a delicious holiday feast and music by The Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz and Performing Arts! 🦃♥️

    South of South Neighborhood Association
    South of South Neighborhood Association, Philadelphia, PA. 2,139 likes · 52 talking about this · 96 were here. The South of South Neighborhood Association is a non-profit civic group dedicated to...
    https://www.facebook.com

6 hours ago

South of South Neighborhood Association updat...

    South of South Neighborhood Association
    South of South Neighborhood Association, Philadelphia, PA. 2,139 likes · 47 talking about this · 96 were here. The South of South Neighborhood Association is a non-profit civic group dedicated to...
    https://www.facebook.com

6 hours ago

Check out Philadelphia Orchard Project, PHS :...

Check out Philadelphia Orchard Project, PHS : Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, PennFuture and some of the other great organizations that have volunteer opportunities!

    7 Places to Volunteer in Philly
    We celebrated the holidays with our Fall Harvest Happy Hour last Thursday. Six local organizations shared volunteer opportunities with over 40 attendees to get involved and give back locally. (Spec...
    http://www.greenphillyblog.com

7 hours ago

UCD is organizing a community cleanup! Click ...

UCD is organizing a community cleanup! Click below for details and to sign up.

    Help Clean Your Neighborhood with a Community Cleanup on Saturday December 2
    We are once again partnering with the City of Philadelphia on a neighborhood cleanup on Saturday, December 2nd. We will assist block captains, students, volunteer groups and neighbors by providing trash bags, brooms, work gloves, and trash pickup. Help the city-wide effort to beautify Philadelphia by cleaning your block or street from 9am - 2pm.
    https://www.universitycity.org

7 hours ago

There is no clean & green meeting tonight! We...

There is no clean & green meeting tonight! We'll see you on the third Tuesday of next month! Have a relaxing holiday.

    South of South Neighborhood Association
    There is no clean & green meeting tonight! We'll see you on the third Tuesday of next month! Have a relaxing holiday.
    https://www.facebook.com

8 hours ago

Penn Museum Transformation Begins

3260 South Street

    Penn Museum Transformation Begins
    Most people go to the Penn Museum to see the ancient artifacts that it houses. Those people probably don't realize that the Museum itself is an artifact. The museum first opened in 1899 with additional wings opening in 1915, 1926, and 1929 respectively.
    http://www.geekadelphia.com

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18 hours ago

United Nations Universal Children’s Day was e...

United Nations Universal Children’s Day was established in 1954 and is celebrated on November 20th each year to promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and improving children's welfare. This day offers each of us an inspirational entry-point to advocate, promote and celebrate children's rights, translating into dialogues and actions that will build a better world for Children.

    Universal Children's Day, 20 November
    http://www.un.org

26 hours ago

University City District shared Baltimore Ave...

Get an early start on your holiday shopping AND support local businesses on December 2nd with the Winter Express Shopper's Trolley! The trolley will offer free rides along Baltimore and Lancaster Avenues.

    WEST
    The Baltimore Avenue and Lancaster Avenue Business Associations have teamed up to host WEST (Winter Express Shoppers' Trolley), a holiday shopping...
    https://www.facebook.com

27 hours ago

International House Philadelphia shared a lin...

    Immigration: Artist Mobilizes Immigrant Communities For Social Justice
    Ten years ago, Michelle Angela Ortiz hoped to be where she is today - a successful visual artist, skilled muralist and community arts educator. For more than 18 years, Ortiz has been using art as a tool for communication between communities.
    https://philadelphianeighborhoods.com

30 hours ago

Chester Arthur's FREE after school program ru...

Chester Arthur's FREE after school program run by Sunrise of Philadelphia started one week ago today! Arthur students are excited and so are we! The program, however, is in need of supplies for participating students. Please consider purchasing supplies on Sunrise of Philadelphia's Amazon Wishlist! All donated supplies will go directly to the students and their classrooms to enhance the after school programming!

    Robot Check
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    https://www.amazon.com

30 hours ago

This is the last week to see Cultures in the ...

This is the last week to see Cultures in the Crossfire: Stories from Syria and Iraq at the Penn Museum! This special exhibition created in conjunction with the Penn Cultural Heritage Center sheds light on the ongoing destruction of cultural heritage in the Middle East by showing what’s at stake—the rich history of the region and the diversity of its people—and what’s being done to prevent the loss of this history and cultural identity. For more information check out the link below:

    Penn Museum - Cultures in the Crossfire
    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

32 hours ago

International House Philadelphia updated thei...

    International House Philadelphia
    International House Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 13,677 likes · 51 talking about this · 14,278 were here. International House Philadelphia - Where the World Lives and Learns
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2 days ago

South of South Neighborhood Association share...

Dines Out is baaaaaack. Get your tickets for a prix fixe menu at Yeeroh on 12/12!

    SOSNA Dines Out - Yeeroh
    SOSNA is excited to announce our next SOSNA Dines Out at Yeeroh (1412 South St.) on Tuesday, December 12th, at 7:00PM. Dines Out is held at local...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

ICYMI - Chocolate Factory was in the NY Times...

ICYMI - Chocolate Factory was in the NY Times!

    As Construction Booms, Philadelphia Seeks to Preserve Its Past
    According to the National Trust, the credit enabled the rehabilitation of more than 300 historic buildings in Philadelphia from 2002 to 2016. Nationwide, 1,039 historic buildings were repurposed with $1.2 billion in tax credits during the 2016 fiscal year, a 20 percent increase over the previous year.
    https://www.nytimes.com

2 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

3 days ago

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    1 NEW LIGHT FIXTURE,10 NEW RECEPTACLES,1 NEW FEEDER TO R.O. WATER PROCESSING UNIT PER 2008 NEC (HEALTH CARE)

    3500 CIVIC CENTER BLVD Issued November 16, 2017 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL NEW 200AMP FEEDER FROM LANDLORD ENCLOSED CIRCUIT BREAKER TO PANEL LOCATION. INSTALL (10480 VOLT 3 PH 200AMP PANEL.INSTALL (1)45 KVA TRANSFORMER,INSTALL (1)208/120 VOLT 3 PH PANEL AND INSTALL LIGHTING,RECEPTACLES,EXHAUST FAN FEEDER PER 2008 NEC (UNIVERSITY COMPLEX)

    3601-37 SPRUCE ST Issued November 16, 2017 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    20 NEW LIGHT FIXTURES,4 DIMMERS,4 OCC SENSORS,16 RECEPTACLES PER 2008 NEC (HEALTH CARE)INSTALL 2 FIRE ALARM STROBES PER NFPA 72

    3401 CIVIC CENTER BLVD Issued November 16, 2017 Comment

3 days ago

Fill out this survey to help Indego grow! You...

Fill out this survey to help Indego grow! You'll be entered for a chance to win a $250 gift card.

    Indego User Survey 2017
    Web survey powered by SurveyMonkey.com. Create your own online survey now with SurveyMonkey's expert certified FREE templates.
    https://www.surveymonkey.com

4 days ago

A great writeup from Hidden City Philadelphia...

A great writeup from Hidden City Philadelphia on the Cret Illustrated Show hanging in the Hamilton Mansion. Come check it out at the opening tonight from 5:30-8:00

    Cret Exhibition Captures Vibrations Of The City
    Editor's note: Architectural drawing is a dying art. Before the digital revolution gave birth to drafting software, renderings of buildings, bridges, barrel vaults, and bell towers were meticulously illustrated by hand. And although most of the technical work done for architectural and engineering firms in the past left no room for emotion or expression, a human touch, and a physical object, remained.
    https://hiddencityphila.org

4 days ago

South of South Neighborhood Association share...

Southwest Center City Tree Planters are planting 12 trees this weekend! Want to help out? Come by SOSNA's office at 9a.

    SOSNA Green Tree Planting
    SOSNA Green will be planting 14 street trees in the neighborhood (east of 20th Street). Please help us green the neighborhorhood and invite friends! We...
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

University City District shared West Philly L...

This weekend Saturday's half and Sunday's full marathons will disrupt traffic in University City.

    Road closures, detours, cheer zones for 2017 Philadelphia Marathon | West Philly Local
    Posted on 17 November 2017 The 2017 Philadelphia Marathon will take place on Sunday, Nov. 19, and the half-marathon on Saturday, Nov. 18. Here's some important information on road closures, bus detours, and cheer zones. Marathon Races, Activities, Cheer Zones Here you can find information on the marathon and here on the half-marathon.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

4 days ago

17th Police District: Police Service Area (PSA) 2 Community Monthly Meeting on Tues, 21st Nov @6pm

PPD 17th District - Police Service Area (PSA) 2, Grays Ferry Community monthly meeting with Lt. Jennifer Foster.

Please bring your concerns, questions and most important stay involved to what is going on in the your neighborhood and receive the crime report for Grays Ferry community.

We ALL need to WORK TOGETHER towards having a SAFE neighborhood/community.

Date: Tuesday, November 21st | Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Conswiller Pratt Senior Apts, 3001 Moore Street (Cafeteria Area), 19145

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

4 days ago

  • Theft

    • Thefts

      Health Sciences Dr. & East Service Dr. November 10, 2017 @ 3:01 p.m. Comment

4 days ago

  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    HVAC TO INCLUDE RELATED DUCTWORK TO ACCOMMODATE RELOCATED VALET PARKING CASHIER SPACE AS PER PLANS.

    3400 CIVIC CENTER BLVD Issued November 15, 2017 Comment

5 days ago

Small Fry is looking for help fundraising mon...

Small Fry is looking for help fundraising money to go towards purchasing all of their families meals for Thanksgiving.

    Small Fry
    Small Fry;
    http://www.small-fry.org

5 days ago

"The result: a more inclusive park by many ac...

"The result: a more inclusive park by many accounts that, while not totally immune to societal ills, is an example of an approach that Balfelt says is about quality, time and trust."

    In Copenhagen, a "People's Park" Design Includes Dark Corners
    In the center of Nørrebro, a relatively diverse northern neighborhood in otherwise homogenous Copenhagen, lies a park the size of a small town square. Despite its unimpressive size, Folkets Park, the People's Park, is a square plot of grassy land that has been contested for decades.
    https://nextcity.org

5 days ago

University City District shared West Philly L...

Traffic advisory.

    West Philly Local
    Traffic advisory: 3700 block of Spruce Street will have crews conducting emergency repair work from now until the end of day on Friday, November 17th. Spruce Street will remain open but there may be...
    http://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

Hot off the e-press is our November Newslette...

Hot off the e-press is our November Newsletter. We got a lot more coming up this month including: 🎟️ SOSNA Green Tree Planting this Saturday at 9a 🎟️ SOSNA Happy Hour on Tuesday, 11/28 at Founding Fathers Sports Bar & Grill 🎟️ #GivingTuesday for Carpenter green on Tuesday, 11/28! 🎟️ SOSNA Dines Out - Yeeroh on Tuesday, 12/12 http://mailchi.mp/7ae6099e0d24/sosna-newsletter-nov-2017

    SOSNA Newsletter | November 2017
    Check out what we have coming up this month and how you can get involved with your neighborhood.
    http://mailchi.mp

5 days ago

Will we see you this Saturday at the Schoolya...

Will we see you this Saturday at the Schoolyard? We hope so! Join us at 9am and help prepare the space for the winter season!

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Will we see you this Saturday at the Schoolyard? We hope so! Join us at 9am and help prepare the space for the winter season!
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

University City District shared West Philadel...

Thanks to The Penn Current for their feature on our West Philadelphia Skills Initiative program!

    Skills initiative gives unemployed West Philadelphians job training
    Operated by the University City District, the West Philadelphia Skills Initiative connects unemployed West Philly residents looking for work with employers looking for talent, including Penn. She fell in love with the trees. Born and raised in West Philadelphia, she would pass through Penn as a curious and attentive child.
    https://penncurrent.upenn.edu

5 days ago

  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF NEW DAY TANKS, VENTING & PIPING IMPROVEMENTS, AND ALL OTHER WORK AS PER APPROVED PLANS. WORK TO COMLY WITH THE 2009 IFGC AND IMC, NFPA STANDARDS, AND MANUFACTURER'S SPECIFICATIONS. APPROVAL SHALL BE IN ACCORDANCE WITH DOH APPROVAL. SEPARATE PERMIT REQUIRED FOR ELECTRICAL AND PLUMBING WORK.

    3400 SPRUCE ST Issued November 14, 2017 Comment

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5 days ago

Eat. Drink. & Give Back: SAVE THE DATE for th...

Eat. Drink. & Give Back: SAVE THE DATE for the 5th annual FoCA Night Out on March 24th, 2018. 👉🏻Follow us on Facebook, Instagram (foca_philly), and on Twitter to stay up to date on all of the latest exciting news!! #savethedate #FoCANightOut2018

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Eat. Drink. & Give Back: SAVE THE DATE for the 5th annual FoCA Night Out on March 24th, 2018. 👉🏻Follow us on Facebook, Instagram (foca_philly), and on Twitter to stay up to date on all of the...
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6 days ago

South of South Neighborhood Association added...

Come by Founding Father's on Tuesday, 11/28 between 6:30-8:30p to meet and greet with neighbors and get to know SOSNA a little better over happy hour drinks and some munchies at a local establishment! This will be our final SOSNA happy hour this year so come by to see how you can get involved.

    SOSNA Happy Hour
    Come by Founding Father's on Tuesday, 11/28 between 6:30-8:30p to meet and greet with neighbors and get to know SOSNA a little better over happy hour...
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

University City District shared Baltimore Ave...

It's never too early to start planning your holiday shopping!

    Baltimore Avenue Business Association
    Baltimore Avenue Business Association, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 674 likes · 6 talking about this · 1 was here. The Baltimore Avenue Business Association seeks to promote, attract, assist and share...
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6 days ago

Check out the SEPTA detours for this weekend's Philadelphia Marathon

Westbound: regular route from 38th St. and Spruce St.

Westbound: regular route from 34th St. and Spruce St.

This article has 11 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Eastbound: Regular route to 7th & Pine St. (last stop eastbound)

Northbound via 20th Street: Right/Pine St., Right/Broad St., layover on Broad Street south of South Street.

Westbound: Regular route from Walnut St. at 10th St.

Eastbound via 34th Street: R-Indiana Ave./R- Ridge Ave./L- City Ave. Ramp, Regular route to 40th & Brown St. /Via 40th St./L- Market St., R-38th St., L-Spruce St./South St. Left/Broad St., Right/Pine St., Left/9th St., Left/Walnut St., take recovery on Walnut St. between 9th St. and 10th St.

Route 38(pull-out to 34th Street and Clearfield Street) Regular Route To City Ave I-76 east to Route 1 North, R-Wissahickon ave. Exit, R-Wissahickon Ave., R-Huntingpark Ave., R-Allegheny Ave., L-34th St., to Clearfield Street.

Route 38(pull-out to 34th Street and Clearfield Street) Regular Route To City Ave I-76 east to Route 1 North, R-Wissahickon ave. Exit, R-Wissahickon Ave., R-Huntingpark Ave., R-Allegheny Ave., L-34th St., to Clearfield Street.

Northbound via Vine St.: R- 11th St./Regular route to Ridge & Midvale Ave./R- Midvale Ave./L- Henry Ave./L- Roxborough Ave../R- Ridge Ave../L-Leverington St./R-Flat Rock, Regular route.

Southbound: Regular route to Henry and Walnut Ln. , then via L- Henry Ave./ R- Midvale/ R- Ridge Ave./ Left onto City Ave. Ramp then Regular route.

Buses will operate between 63rd & Girard and 40th & Market Sts.

Buses will operate between 29th & Girard and Richmond & Westmoreland Sts.

1234 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

    SEPTA | Philadelphia Marathon
    The Philadelphia Marathon and Half Marathon return to Center City Saturday, November 18 and Sunday, November 19, 2017 (see schedule below). Due to the course routing, several SEPTA Bus Routes and the Route 15 Trolley will operate with detours before and during the events.
    http://septa.org

6 days ago

Friday evening we are excited to host the fre...

Friday evening we are excited to host the free opening reception for our first gallery show, Cret Illustrated: Revisiting a Philadelphia Icon in Sketches by artist Ben Leech. Join us Friday, November 17th, from 5:30-8:00PM to be the first to view 20+ architectural illustrations of Paul Philippe Cret’s Philadelphia at The Woodlands, site of Cret's final resting place.

    Cret Illustrated: Revisiting a Philadelphia Icon in Sketches
    OPENING RECEPTION: November 17th, 5:30-8:00pm ON VIEW: November 17, 2017-January 13, 2018 20+ architectural illustrations of Paul P. Cret's...
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

International House Philadelphia shared Light...

Birthright: A War Story is screening tomorrow at Lightbox Film Center! for more information check out: http://ihousephilly.org/calendar/lightbox-film-center-calendar/birthright-a-war-story

    Birthright: A War Story
    Uploaded by Abramorama Inc on 2017-07-27.
    https://www.youtube.com/

6 days ago

There are many worse ways to start a chilly W...

There are many worse ways to start a chilly Wednesday than with a platter of bagels from our friends at Schmear It!

    University City District
    There are many worse ways to start a chilly Wednesday than with a platter of bagels from our friends at Schmear It!
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL SANITARY WASTE AND VENT, DOMESTIC HOT AND COLD WATER PIPING AND 6- SINKS, 1- FLOOR DRAIN

    3400 CIVIC CENTER BLVD Issued November 13, 2017 Comment

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