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The Dornsife Center will be closed on Wednesd...

The Dornsife Center will be closed on Wednesday, March 21 due to the inclement weather. Stay safe and warm!

15 hours ago

The University City Arts League will celebrat...

The University City Arts League will celebrate their annual gala on May 12th at Wilson Hall, at University of the Sciences. Tickets are available now.

    Heart of West Philadelphia Gala - University City Arts League
    Purchase your tickets now for an unforgettable evening! This page is for event ticket sales, if you are looking for sponsorship opportunities head here. Join us at the University of the Sciences for the Arts League's annual spring gala honoring our recently deceased neighbor, the great artist Vaughn Stubbs.

16 hours ago

We previously shared details on this hidden g...

We previously shared details on this hidden gem. Now philly.com has details on what's happening with the property.

    Long-hidden Frank Furness building will be renovated in West Philly
    Other works by Furness include the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts building on North Broad Street designed with George Hewitt and the Girard Trust Bank building, now the Ritz-Carlton hotel, on South Broad. - Jacob Adelman, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News

17 hours ago

The Woodlands added 5 new photos.

#WoodlandsinBloom is well underway here on the Spring Equinox, despite the wintery forecast! Use our favorite spring hashtag to share your #woodlandsinbloom photos with us here and on instagram (@woodlandsphila). "Trees in the cemetery form masses of breathing vegetation that purify city air for generations to come." - Founder Eli K. Price addressing the Cemetery Company Stakeholders in the 1850's.

18 hours ago

We're seeking an intern to help with our busy...

We're seeking an intern to help with our busy event season. This is a paid position, running from May through August. Please share!

    Marketing, Event, and Social Media Intern
    University City District (UCD) is a partnership of world-renowned anchor institutions, small businesses and residents that creates opportunity, and improves economic vitality and quality of life in the University City area of West Philadelphia. Our primary mission is community revitalization.

19 hours ago

Penny Gerber, 78, vice chair of Pa. Democratic Party

Donations may be made to the Abrahamsohn Christmas and Easter Committee, Penn Medicine Development, 3535 Market St., Suite 750, Philadelphia, Pa. 19104-3309.

    Penny Gerber, 78, vice chair of Pa. Democratic Party - Philly
    Mrs. Gerber, who was known as Penny, advised mayors, governors, and U.S. senators, and her support was considered crucial to winning the Democratic Party's endorsement. Her friendships transcended political rivalries - and partisanship - and many of her mentees saw her as a motherly figure.

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Friends of Clark Park announced a save-the-da...

Friends of Clark Park announced a save-the-date to help get the park ready for summer. http://ucreview.com/spring-cleanup-day-announced-for-clark-park-p7739-1.htm

    Spring clean-up day announced for Clark Park
    Friends of Clark Park ask volunteers to save the date for a cleanup that coincides with Love Your Park week in Philadelphia.

20 hours ago

Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighbo...

Count down to our 3rd Annual Spring Garden Egg Hunt! 4 more days! March 24th from 11am-2pm. #springgardenegghunt

37 hours ago

The aim is to eliminate traffic deaths and se...

The aim is to eliminate traffic deaths and serious injuries on Philadelphia streets by the year 2030. Right now, there are around 100 traffic-related deaths annually in the city. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/vision-zero-pilot-program-will-reduce-lanes-on-jfk-blvd-market-street-p7196-1.htm

    Vision Zero pilot program will reduce lanes on JFK Blvd, Market Street
    The program will run for nine months beginning this spring.

40 hours ago

The deadline for reporting illegal towing by ...

The deadline for reporting illegal towing by George Smith Towing is April 29. Contact the Bureau of Consumer Protection at 800-441-2555, scams@attorneygeneral.gov or www.attorneygeneral.gov/submit-a-complaint/ http://philadelphiafreepress.com/george-smith-towing-to-pay-thousands-for-illegal-towing-p7195-1.htm

    George Smith Towing to pay thousands for illegal towing
    George Smith Towing company will pay full restitutions of $205 each to 28 consumers affected by the company's illegal towing practices. The state Attorney General is looking for more victims.

41 hours ago

Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighbo...

Thanks to our Egg Hunt prep assembly line volunteers! Drexel staff and students, community members and DCAC folks. LeBow College LeBow College of Business - Drexel University

42 hours ago

Do you know about University of Pennsylvania'...

Do you know about University of Pennsylvania's teach-in, happening now through Thursday?

    Penn is reviving a 50-year-old event format to rekindle public discourse - Technical.ly Philly
    The University of Pennsylvania's Faculty Senate is bringing back an event series called the Teach-In as a way to counter the "growing unease about epistemology, the provenance of knowledge and the course of the Academy," per the body's president, Santosh Venkatesh.

42 hours ago

Philadelphia Public Schools Directory of Supp...

Philadelphia Public Schools Directory of Support and Outreach Groups Please let us know of any changes, and to add a school provide us with: - Name - Address - Neighborhood - Websites Adaire Alexander Elementary 1300 E Palmer St, Philadelphia, PA 19125 Fishtown https://www.facebook.com/pages/Friends-of-Adaire/547682035304445?fref=ts http://friendsofadaire.weebly.com/ Chester A. Arthur 2000 Catharine St, Philadelphia, PA Graduate Hospital https://www.facebook.com/friendsofchesterarthur http://www.friendsofchesterarthur.org/ Bache-Martin School 2201 Brown St, Philadelphia, PA 19130 Fairmount http://www.thepowerofbachemartin.com/ https://www.facebook.com/bachemartinHSA/timeline https://www.facebook.com/BacheMartinFriends/ www.friendsofbachemartin.org Bregy Elementary 1700 Bigler St, Philadelphia, PA 19145 South Philly, near Broad and Oregon (215) 952-6218 H.A. Brown 1946 E Sergeant St, Philadelphia, PA 19125 Fishtown/Port Richmond https://www.facebook.com/friendsofhabrown Laura H. Carnell Elementary 1100 Devereaux Ave Philadelphia, PA 19111 https://www.facebook.com/parentsofcarnell/ George W. Childs School 1599 S 17th St, Philadelphia, PA 19146 Point Breeze https://www.facebook.com/NICEPhilly http://www.nicephilly.org/ James Dobson Elementary School 4667 Umbria Street Philadelphia, PA 19127 Manayunk/Roxborough Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Dobson-School-645/188967714514272?sk=info&tab=overview HSA Website: http://jamesdobsonhsa.com/ Girard Elementary 1800 Snyder Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19145 West Passyunk https://www.facebook.com/FriendsofGirard Greenfield Elementary School 2200 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 Rittenhouse/Fitler Square/Center City West Greenfield's Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Greenfield-Home-and-School-Association/149788028495176?fref=ts Hackett Horatio B School 2161 E York St, Philadelphia, PA 19125 Kensington https://www.facebook.com/friendsofhackett www.friendsofhackett.org Cook-Wissahickon Elementary School 201 East Salaignac Street, Philadelphia, PA 19128 Roxborough/Manayunk/Wissahickon http://cookwissahickonhsa.com/ http://webgui.phila.k12.pa.us/schools/c/cookwissahickon Twitter @CookWissHSA CW Henry School 601 Carpenter Ln, Philadelphia, PA 19119 Mt. Airy https://www.facebook.com/cwhenrypta http://www.cwhenrypta.org/ Friends of Neighborhood Education - FONE www.philaFONE.org www.facebook.com/philaFONE Girard Academic Music Program (GAMP) 2136 W. Ritner St. Philadelphia, PA 19145 Phone: (215) 952 - 8589 Fax: (215) 952 - 6544 [Website under construction] Philadelphia Home and School (HSA) Council https://www.facebook.com/groups/philahsc/ https://www.philadelphiahsc.org/ Henry Houston 7300 Rural Lane, Philadelphia PA 19119 Mt. Airy https://www.facebook.com/pages/Home-and-School-for-Houston-Elementary/1563008557251759 http://www.houstonnation.org/ Andrew Jackson School 1213 S 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147 East Passyunk https://www.facebook.com/pages/Friends-of-Jackson-School/382621108419749?fref=ts Jackson Art Program: https://www.facebook.com/AndrewJacksonArt HSA: https://www.facebook.com/AndrewJacksonHomeAndSchool JS Jenks School 8301 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia PA 19118 Chestnut Hill J.S. Jenks (Friends of J.S. Jenks) Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FriendsOfJsJenks friendsofjsjenks.org https://www.facebook.com/pages/JS-Jenks-Elementary-School-Chestnut-Hill/240052656565 jsjenks.org AS Jenks 2501 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19148 South Philly/LoMo https://m.facebook.com/pages/AS-Jenks-Home-and-School-Association/123900847707562 Kearny Elementary School 601 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19123 Northern Liberties https://www.facebook.com/kearnyfriends Eliza B. Kirkbride Elementary School 1501 South 7th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147 South Philly: Pennsport/Passyunk Square/Dickinson Square West https://www.facebook.com/Kirkbride.Elementary https://twitter.com/KirkbridePHL Lea Elementary School 4700 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19139 West Philly https://www.facebook.com/groups/128138487261714/ West Philly Coalition for Neighborhood Schools website:www.westphillyschools.org Lingelbach Elementary School Wayne Avenue & Johnson Streets, Philadelphia PA 19144 https://www.facebook.com/FriendsofLingelbach/ HSA Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/407632132685836/ HSA website: http://www.lingelbachhsa.org/ A.M.Y. at James Martin 3380 Richmond Street Philadelphia PA 19134 Phone: 215.291.4172 http://webgui.phila.k12.pa.us/schoo…/a/amy-5-at-james-martin McCall Elementary 325 South 7th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 Society Hill/Washington Square West HSA: http://www.mccallschool.org McCall's Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/FriendsOfMcCall/ Meredith Elementary 725 South 5th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147 Queen Village/Bella Vista HSA: http://meredithmatters.org/ Meredith's Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/William.M.Meredith Mifflin Elementary 3624 Conrad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19129 East Falls https://www.facebook.com/FriendsOfMifflin Moffet Elementary 127 W Oxford St, Philadelphia, PA 19122 Kensington 215-291-4721 https://www.facebook.com/FriendsofMoffet Nebinger Elementary 601 Carpenter St. Philadelphia, PA 19147 Queen Village https://www.facebook.com/FriendsOfNebinger https://www.facebook.com/Nebinger-Music-145996322409406/ Penn Treaty School (grades 6-12) 600 E Thompson St, Philadelphia, PA 19125 215-291-4715 Fishtown, Kensington, Port Richmond https://www.facebook.com/groups/friendsofpenntreatyschool https://twitter.com/friendsofpts https://www.facebook.com/groups/friendsofpenntreatyschool Powel Elementary 301 N 36th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104 West Philly HSA website: http://powelhsa.org/ https://www.facebook.com/PowelHSA Roxborough High School 6498 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19128 Roxborough/Manayunk Parent's Group: https://sites.google.com/view/rhs-home-school-association/home https://roxboroughhs.philasd.org/ The School District of Philadelphia School Directory https://www.philasd.org/directory/school-directory/ Sharswood Elementary School 2300 S. 2nd Street 215-952-6212 South Philly/Whitman/Pennsport https://www.facebook.com/friendsofsharswood Shawmont Elementary 535 Shawmont Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19128 Roxborough-Manayunk https://www.facebook.com/ShawmontHSA Southwark Elementary 1835 S. 9th St. Philadelphia, PA 19148. East Passyunk/South Philly https://www.facebook.com/FriendsofSouthwark/ http://www.epcrossing.org/committees/education-committee/ Little Friends Group: https://www.facebook.com/littlefriendsofsouthwark Stanton Elementary 901 S. 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19146 Graduate Hospital/Newbold/Point Breeze Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/EmStantonElementarySchool Stanton Community Partners Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/StantonCommunityPartners Website: www.stantonpartners.org Bayard Taylor School 3698 N. Randolph St. Philadelphia, PA 19140 Phone: (215)227-4435 https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bayard-Taylor-School Vare-Washington School 1198 S. 5th Street Philadelphia, PA 19147 South Philly/Pennsport www.facebook.com/friendsofvarewashington friendsofvarewashington@gmail.com Laura Wheeler Waring School (K-8) 1801 Green Street Philadelphia PA 19130 friendsofwaring.weebly.com https://www.facebook.com/friendsofwaring

44 hours ago

What a cool bit of news! If you missed the ...

What a cool bit of news! If you missed the blockbuster movie or are hoping to see it again you might have a chance to spread some blankets and enjoy it outdoors this summer...

    West Philly fashion designer adds flair to 'Black Panther'
    An article of clothing by a Philadelphia fashion designer has a cameo appearance in the biggest blockbuster movie in the world right now. "Black Panther" includes pieces by Wale Oyejide, whose design company shares with the film an underlying message of African pride.

45 hours ago

Thom Nickels takes a hard look at pit bull ba...

Thom Nickels takes a hard look at pit bull bans. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/city-safari-the-urban-pit-bull-menace-p7191-97.htm

    City Safari: The Urban Pit Bull Menace
    Several years ago Philadelphia resident Christine Staab was killed when her six-year old family pet, Jade, a pit bull, attacked her during a family argument. This and other pit bull mixed breed attacks confirmed for me that pits are dangerous.

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#ThemToo shorts at Women's Film Festival 2018

Where: Drexel University URBN Center at 3501 Market St., Rm. 349, 19104

    #ThemToo shorts at Women's Film Festival 2018
    The Women's Film Festival hosts a series of short films that show "the things we're up against," including: Irene Lusztig's Forty Years Thiago Dadalt's Chocolate Kenny Dieudonne's Tinseltown Where: Drexel University URBN Center at 3501 Market St., Rm. 349, 19104 When: March 23, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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4 days ago

Tiny WPA is recruiting for their Building Her...

Tiny WPA is recruiting for their Building Hero Project, a community design leadership initiative for youth and adults to become skilled leaders and change agents, empowering them to help make their neighborhoods and Philadelphia better place to live through design. The deadline to apply is March 21st!

    The Building Hero Project
    Building Heroes have used their newfound skills to start their own school makerspace; improve their parks and schools; manage the workshop at their university; attain paid internships with Tiny WPA and Public Workshop, helping lead community design-build projects throughout Philly; earn money making products for the Building Hero Project's Etsy Store and leading custom fabrication jobs for organizations through Philadelphia; start small businesses; and get into design school.

4 days ago

University City District shared West Philly L...

    SEPTA announces Woodland Avenue Bridge replacement project, trolley track replacement on Elmwood Avenue
    SEPTA has announced two major reconstruction projects in West and Southwest Philadelphia that will result in some street closures and affect service of trolley routes 11 and 36. SEPTA will begin working on the complete replacement of the Woodland Avenue bridge, located on Woodland Avenue between

4 days ago

“Increasing Philadelphia’s tree canopy is ess...

“Increasing Philadelphia’s tree canopy is essential to increasing the quality of our neighborhoods.” - Mayor Kenney http://philadelphiafreepress.com/how-to-get-a-free-tree-in-philly-this-spring-p7194-1.htm Tree Philly PHS : Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Commission (PaRC)

    How to get a free tree in Philly this spring
    The Philadelphia Horticultural Society and Parks and Recreation both have programs offering free street trees to Philly property owners

4 days ago

One University City restaurant made Philadelp...

One University City restaurant made Philadelphia Magazine's list of places to eat this weekend.

    Where to Eat in Philly This Weekend
    Sure, you could just go to the same old place you always go. You could stay on your block, safe and sound, and never try anything new. Or you could take a chance. You could move outside your comfort zone and taste something you've never tried before.

4 days ago

The Erin Express rolls through University Cit...

The Erin Express rolls through University City tomorrow followed by approximately 50 straight Erin Express-less weekends.

    University City District
    University City District, Philadelphia, PA. 10K likes. Philadelphia's University City is more than just a neighborhood.

4 days ago

Artists who register receive free, unlimited ...

Artists who register receive free, unlimited admission to the Barnes during the open call period. Each artist will select a work of art in the collection to use as a departure point for creating their own work for submission. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/artist-open-call-for-barnes-foundationmural-arts-lets-connect-project-p7193-95.htm The Barnes Foundation Mural Arts Philadelphia

    Artist open call for Barnes Foundation-Mural Arts "Let's Connect" project
    Artists are challenged to create a new work of art inspired by a piece of art in the Barnes collection.

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The annual gala benefits the University City ...

The annual gala benefits the University City Arts League and helps the group grant scholarships to students in need, continue providing art programs in public schools, and constantly improve its facilities and program offerings to better serve the community. http://ucreview.com/vaughn-stubbs-to-be-honored-at-uc-arts-league-gala-in-may-p7738-86.htm

    Vaughn Stubbs to be honored at UC Arts League gala in May
    The eclectic artist Vaughn Stubbs produced paintings, sculptures, quilts, bags and jewelry.

5 days ago

Have you tried the new Taiwanese street food ...

Have you tried the new Taiwanese street food restaurant Danlu yet? Here's your chance! Join us next Thursday for our happy hour series MIX and enjoy drink specials and complimentary bites while networking with other local professionals. It's free to attend but RSVPs are encouraged.

    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.

5 days ago

University City District shared University Ci...

    An idea that holds water: Penn Alexander robotics club rides hydroponics project to national championships
    Middle-schoolers at Penn Alexander school took a few months programming small robots to travel just a few feet. Those efforts earned the students a spot at the Philadelphia Flower Show and, next month, a trip to Detroit. The kids in question are members of Team Tesla, one of two groups in the K-8 school's robotics club.

5 days ago

Shakespeare, Dvorak, archeology, traditional ...

Shakespeare, Dvorak, archeology, traditional Irish music and more in this week's Note's On Music. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/notes-on-music-p7188-95.htm Penn Museum Plays & Players Prince Theater Lantern Theater Company The Philadelphia Orchestra Téada Choral Arts Philadelphia

    Notes on Music ♫
    A roundup of musical and cultural events in Philadelphia this week.

5 days ago

Dock Street Cannery + Lounge is launching a n...

Dock Street Cannery + Lounge is launching a new reading series tonight.

    New reading series at Dock Street Cannery Lounge to showcase local writers
    A new reading series is launching this Thursday (March 15) at the Dock Street Cannery + Lounge (705 S. 50th St), and this is a great chance to meet some talented Philadelphia-based writers.


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