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University City District shared West Philadel...

Another job training opportunity with the West Philadelphia Skills Initiative!

    Opportunities for Job Seekers
    Who should apply? Caring and motivated individuals who have professional experience working with children. What is WPSI? The West Philadelphia Skills Initiative is a training program which connects you to the tools, behaviors and supports you need to build a career that can change your life, your family and your community.
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It may be tucked away on the 8th floor now, b...

It may be tucked away on the 8th floor now, but come this fall you won’t have any trouble finding Quorum at 3675 Market!

    University City Science Center
    It may be tucked away on the 8th floor now, but come this fall you won't have any trouble finding Quorum at 3675 Market!
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26 hours ago

Come to the Dornsife Center and learn about a...

Come to the Dornsife Center and learn about audio recording and production with guidance from Drexel students and staff during our new open lab hours!

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Come to the Dornsife Center and learn about audio recording and production with guidance from Drexel students and staff during our new open lab hours!
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27 hours ago

Free and Exciting Things To Do In Philly This Week, July 16 – 22

PHS Pop-Up Garden ~ July 16 – until fall ~ Relax while enjoying food & beer at two different locations! South Street, 1438 South Street and University City Square, 36th & Filbert streets. ~ PHS Pop-Up Garden ~

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...Pop Philly ~ July 16 – August 30 ~ 3 pm to 11 pm at the Philadelphia Building, 1315 Walnut Street. Enjoy an interactive pop-up exhibit that showcases the creative work of local artists! The...

Spruce Street Harbor Park & UNIVESTival ~ July 16 – September 3 ~ Held at Spruce Street Harbor Park, 301 S. Columbus Boulevard. Enjoy the beer garden and the relaxing waterfront hangout. There will be a weekend-long...

Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest ~ July 16 – September 3 ~ Held at the Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard. Enjoy the roller rink, mini-golf course, The Midway (with the giant Ferris wheel!) and food concessions this weekend! ~ Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest ~

...Cinema ~ July 16 – September 3 ~  FREE on every 1st Sunday. Held at the Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The exhibit explores the relationship between impressionist master Pierre-Auguste Renoir and master filmmaker Jean...

PHS Pop-Up Garden ~ July 16 – until fall ~ Relax while enjoying food & beer at two different locations! South Street, 1438 South Street and University City Square, 36th & Filbert streets. ~ PHS Pop-Up Garden ~

...visitors to enjoy seating, public art, greenery and elevated city views! The area stretches from Broad and Noble streets, jumps up to the Reading Viaduct overhead and ends above the 1100 block of...

...Broad and Noble streets, jumps up to the Reading Viaduct overhead and ends above the 1100 block of Callowhill Street. ~ The Rail Park Opening...

...The Philadelphia Zoo ~ July 17 & 31 ~ From 6 pm – 9 pm at the Philadelphia Zoo, 3400 W. Girard Avenue. Enjoy a special happy hour at the zoo! Guests will enjoy beers, cocktails & food, with...

Con Air At FringeArts ~ July 18 ~ FREE – Starting at 8:30 pm at FringeArts at 140 N. Columbus Blvd. Enjoy Con Air, with food & drinks (pay-as-you-go). ~ Con Air At FringeArts ~

Movie Night at Schmidt’s Commons: Rocky ~ July 19 ~ FREE – Held at Schmidt’s Commons, 1001 N. 2nd Street from 7 pm to 9 pm. Watch The Sound of Music outside on the big screen. ~ Movie Night at Schmidt’s Commons: The Sound Of Music ~ 

...pm in the South Street Headhouse District, Experience the creativity and energy of the fabulous Fourth Street and South Street business communities with an evening of extended hours, art, music, food and shopping along Historic...

    Free and Exciting Things To Do In Philly This Week, July 16 - 22
    Enjoy the semi cooler summer temps this week while enjoying all of what Philadelphia has to offer! With the many museum exhibits, the Longwood Gardens Festival of Fountains, Parks on Tap, Beer Gardens, Photo Pop Philly, Center City Sips, Schuylkill Movie Nights, the Spruce Street Harbor Park & UNIVESTival and so much more, you might need a vacation after this week!
    http://www.myphillyalive.com

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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
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2 days ago

'Renoir: Father and Son' at the Barnes Foundation

3701 Chestnut Street (The International House Philadelphia), Philadelphia, PA 19104

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2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA 19130

    6abc Loves the Arts: 'Renoir: Father and Son' at the Barnes Foundation
    A new exhibition at the Barnes Foundation explores the relationship between a famous father and son. Pierre August Renoir was one of the leading painters of the Impressionist Era. His son, Jean, became one of the greatest film directors of his time.
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2 days ago

The #gravegardeners spent a lovely morning pr...

The #gravegardeners spent a lovely morning propagating heirloom roses from @wyckhouse ! Once these little babies take root, they’ll grace the grounds here at The Woodlands ❤️🌹❤️ #sharingiscaring #woodlandsphila #americasgardencapital #heirloomroses #rosegarden #plantpropagation #cemeteryroses

    The Woodlands
    The #gravegardeners spent a lovely morning propagating heirloom roses from @wyckhouse ! Once these little babies take root, they'll grace the grounds here at The Woodlands ❤️🌹❤️ #sharingiscaring...
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3 days ago

Bring your desktops, laptops, tablets, and an...

Bring your desktops, laptops, tablets, and any other similar electronic devices on Saturday, July 21, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for free diagnosis, advice, and possible repairs made by members of the Drexel University’ student organization, TechServ.

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Bring your desktops, laptops, tablets, and any other similar electronic devices on Saturday, July 21, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for free diagnosis, advice, and possible repairs made by members of...
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3 days ago

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New ‘parklets’ pop up in West Philly

3601 Market (between Market and Filbert, hosted by Schmear It, Jimmy John’s, and M.A.T.T.’s Sliders)

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...have been installed by University City District crews. In addition to the returning locations at 4040 Locust St. (hosted by Ramen Bar), 261 S. 44th St. (hosted by Honest Tom’s Tacos and...

...crews. In addition to the returning locations at 4040 Locust St. (hosted by Ramen Bar), 261 S. 44th St. (hosted by Honest Tom’s Tacos and Lil’ Pop Shop), 4239 Baltimore Ave. (hosted by...

...Bar), 261 S. 44th St. (hosted by Honest Tom’s Tacos and Lil’ Pop Shop), 4239 Baltimore Ave. (hosted by Green Line Cafe) and 4903 Catharine St (hosted by Little Baby’s Ice...

...s Tacos and Lil’ Pop Shop), 4239 Baltimore Ave. (hosted by Green Line Cafe) and 4903 Catharine St (hosted by Little Baby’s Ice Cream), check out the following new “parklets...

4725 Pine Street (hosted by the Garden Court Community Association)

    New 'parklets' pop up in West Philly
    Two new "parklets"- temporary outdoor seating platforms where you can enjoy a meal, a drink or simply relax - have been installed by University City District crews. In addition to the returning locations at 4040 Locust St. (hosted by Ramen Bar), 261 S. 44th St.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

3 days ago

Clarkville at 43rd and Baltimore is one of 36...

Clarkville at 43rd and Baltimore is one of 36 restaurants participating in #UCDiningDays for 2018, our restaurant promotion where you can enjoy 3 courses for $15, $25, or $35. Learn more about Clarkville, a restaurant that specializes in beer, pizza, and Mediterranean offerings. See menus for all participating restaurants and make reservations at www.ucdiningdays.com

    University City District
    Clarkville at 43rd and Baltimore is one of 36 restaurants participating in #UCDiningDays for 2018, our restaurant promotion where you can enjoy 3 courses for $15, $25, or $35. Learn more about...
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4 days ago

It's that time... the annual #SEPTA Trolley T...

It's that time... the annual #SEPTA Trolley Tunnel Blitz. Starting tonight through the early hours of Monday, July 23rd, the tunnel will be closed to all trolleys, and local traffic will only be able to get into The Woodlands from the East side of Woodland Ave. We'll be open everyday so don't let the Blitz stop you from enjoying our green space! #trolleyblitz @westphillylocal @universitycity @septa_social

    The Woodlands
    It's that time... the annual #SEPTA Trolley Tunnel Blitz. Starting tonight through the early hours of Monday, July 23rd, the tunnel will be closed to all trolleys, and local traffic will only be able...
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4 days ago

University City District shared West Philly L...

    West Philly artist Ellen Tiberino to unveil community-designed mosaic this Friday
    July 12, 2018 Neighborhood Time Exchange, an ongoing collaboration between the People's Emergency Center Community Development Corporation (PECCDC) and Mural Arts that provides West Philadelphia artists with five-month residencies, is inviting community members to celebrate the culmination of the first Neighborhood Time Exchange artist residency of 2018.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

4 days ago

The Dornsife Center Senior Group meets once a...

The Dornsife Center Senior Group meets once a month to offer special programs that include health and wellbeing, exercise, dance, nutrition, gardening, and computer literacy. Join us Friday, July 20 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. for a FREE Qigong class for beginners.

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    The Dornsife Center Senior Group meets once a month to offer special programs that include health and wellbeing, exercise, dance, nutrition, gardening, and computer literacy. Join us Friday, July 20...
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4 days ago

Will U.S. Army Futures Command HQ and its 500 jobs come to Philly? Decision expected Friday

The center would not confirm prospective tenants. But there is “plenty of space,” for example, at the center’s latest building, 3675 Market St., which is scheduled to open later this year, center spokesperson Jeanne Mell said.

    Will U.S. Army Futures Command HQ and its 500 jobs come to Philly? Decision expected Friday
    The Pentagon is expected to make its final choice on Friday between Philadelphia and four other cities, as the site for the headquarters of the U.S. military's new Army Futures Command, which would collect hundreds of staff to speed up development of new military systems from five years to one year.
    http://www.philly.com

4 days ago

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ University Dining Days, Bastille Day At Eastern State Penitentiary, Pizzadelphia Pizza Festival At Navy Yard and More!

PHS Pop-Up Garden ~ July 13 – until fall ~ Relax while enjoying food & beer at two different locations! South Street, 1438 South Street and University City Square, 36th & Filbert streets. ~ PHS Pop-Up Garden ~

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...Pop Philly ~ July 13 – August 30 ~ 3 pm to 11 pm at the Philadelphia Building, 1315 Walnut Street. Enjoy an interactive pop-up exhibit that showcases the creative work of local artists! The...

Spruce Street Harbor Park & UNIVESTival ~ July 13 – September 3 ~ Held at Spruce Street Harbor Park, 301 S. Columbus Boulevard. Enjoy the beer garden and the relaxing waterfront hangout. There will be a weekend-long...

Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest ~ July 13 – September 3 ~ Held at the Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard. Enjoy the roller rink, mini-golf course, The Midway (with the giant Ferris wheel!) and...

...Cinema ~ July 13 – September 3 ~  FREE on every 1st Sunday. Held at the Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The exhibit explores the relationship between impressionist master Pierre-Auguste Renoir and master filmmaker Jean...

PHS Pop-Up Garden ~ July 13 – until fall ~ Relax while enjoying food & beer at two different locations! South Street, 1438 South Street and University City Square, 36th & Filbert streets. ~ PHS Pop-Up Garden ~

Wine Garden At Collins Park ~ July 13 ~ From 4 pm – 9 pm at 1707 Chestnut Street, the Wine Garden at Collins Park offers wine and craft beer in one of Center City’s most picturesque parks. ~ Wine Garden At Collins Park ~

Liberty Lands Market ~ July 14 ~ From 9 am until 3 pm at 926 N. American St in Northern Liberties. One can find everything from fresh organic produce to hand crafted wears...

Clark Park Farmers’ Market ~ July 14 ~ From 10 am to 2 pm, The Food Trust holds an outdoor market at 43rd St and Baltimore Ave. Enjoy fresh vegetables & food from favorite local farmers and producers. ~ Clark Park Farmers’ Market ~ 

40th Street Summer Series ~ July 14 ~ FREE – Starts at 6 pm at 40th and Walnut streets. Enjoy Las Cafeteras  – Born and raised east of the Los Angeles River, Las Cafeteras...

...to watch (pay-as-you-go) – 10 am – 5 pm outside of Brauhaus Schmitz at 718 South Street. The 700 block of South Street will be closed off for a huge World Cup...

...you-go) – 10 am – 5 pm outside of Brauhaus Schmitz at 718 South Street. The 700 block of South Street will be closed off for a huge World Cup viewing party. Seating is first come...

...visitors to enjoy seating, public art, greenery and elevated city views! The area stretches from Broad and Noble streets, jumps up to the Reading Viaduct overhead and ends above the 1100 block of...

...Broad and Noble streets, jumps up to the Reading Viaduct overhead and ends above the 1100 block of Callowhill Street. ~ The Rail Park Opening...

...pm in the South Street Headhouse District, Experience the creativity and energy of the fabulous Fourth Street and South Street business communities with an evening of extended hours, art, music, food and shopping along Historic...

    Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ University Dining Days, Bastille Day At Eastern State Penitentiary, Pizzadelphia Pizza Festival At Navy Yard and More!
    Things to do in Philadelphia ~ July 13 - 19 ~ Visiting Philadelphia or living in or nearby Philly? We have it all for you. Anything from free events in Philadelphia, to food festivals, historical sites, museums and much more. With so many things to do in Philadelphia, you can't go wrong.
    http://www.myphillyalive.com

5 days ago

International House Philadelphia shared Welco...

    Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians
    Improving Ways to Learn English as a Second Language is an event providing information about the needs in #immigrant communities and discussing how people can continue learning English in more...
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5 days ago

BREAKING: Lululemon will be coming to 37th an...

BREAKING: Lululemon will be coming to 37th and Walnut this August.

    Lululemon to Replace Now-Empty Raxx Vintage West Storefront
    Lululemon will open a "seasonal" store at 37th and Walnut Street in August of 2018. The storefront was previously occupied by Raxx Vintage West, which closed its pop up store in May. While this new storefront is listed as "seasonal" on the website, it is unclear how long it will be open: reps from Lululemon did not respond to an immediate request for comment.
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5 days ago

Improving Ways to Learn English as a Second L...

Improving Ways to Learn English as a Second Language is an event providing information about the needs in #immigrant communities and discussing how people can continue learning English in more accessible and creative ways. It is happening next Tuesday, July 17th, 6-8pm, at the International House Philadelphia at 3701 Chestnut Street. Register now: http://bit.ly/2KbU1bf This event is organized by participants of the Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians’ Immigrant Leadership Institute. The Institute is part of Citizenship in Action, a program made possible by the Knight Foundation. #CitizenshipInAction

    Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians
    Improving Ways to Learn English as a Second Language is an event providing information about the needs in #immigrant communities and discussing how people can continue learning English in more...
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6 days ago

Check out Philadelphia's 3 newest Japanese restaurants

3701 Chestnut St., University City

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228 Arch St., Old City

705 Chestnut St., Old City

    Check out Philadelphia's 3 newest Japanese restaurants
    Looking for your next great Japanese meal in Philadelphia? These new spots will satisfy your cravings. Here are the newest places to check out the next time you're in the mood for ramen, sushi or other Japanese fare. Photo: Tomo Sushi & Ramen/Yelp Tomo Sushi & Ramen is a Japanese restaurant that, as the name would suggest, specializes in sushi and ramen.
    http://6abc.com

6 days ago

The sassy, hoagie-mouthed chef is back | Let's Eat

The crew behind White Dog Cafe has set up this Retro Nouveau charmer at the Inn at Penn, 3611 Walnut St.

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...of Spice Finch, a casually stylish Middle Eastern-slash-Mediterranean bistro at the Warwick Hotel (220 S. 17th St.) — plopping a grown-up Carroll and her fiance, chef Billy Riddle, in the thick of...

10 S. Front St., 5-7 p.m. weekdays at the bar.

...nowadays, and Rubino family has gone two doors away to add Ralph’s Grab & Go (764 S. Ninth St., 215-627-6011). The name tells the story: Refrigerator cases hold Italian specialties (chicken and...

Evan Inatome’s roastery/tasting room could open as soon as this weekend at 315 N. 12th St.

Michael O’Halloran says he could not absorb a rent rise for his taqueria at 7 N. Third St. He is hoping to relocate nearby.

Jose Garces’ Euro restaurant at the Western Union Building (1111 Locust St.) will wrap after brunch Sunday, July 15, as part of the bankruptcy sale of his company.

Jose Garces’ Italian concept at 2410 Walnut St. will shut down after business Saturday, July 14, as part of the bankruptcy sale.

...ago with its hidden gem, the hip bruncherie Café Lift tucked beneath the rails at 428 N. 13th St. (Lift, by the way, soon will open a branch in Narberth), followed by a gastropub...

...way, soon will open a branch in Narberth), followed by a gastropub at Prohibition Taproom (501 N. 13th St.), and a wood-fired pizza place called Bufad (1240 Spring Garden St.) that serves the...

...at Prohibition Taproom (501 N. 13th St.), and a wood-fired pizza place called Bufad (1240 Spring Garden St.) that serves the neighborhood well...

Many other places have also come online. From the bend of the park at 12th Street, you can look down and see Parada Maimon (345 N. 12th St.), a casual Dominican restaurant serving Caribbean comfort foods like pollo asado, pasteles, seafood, and stewed oxtails.

...Instagram-based pizzeria that bakes out of the funky W/N W/N Coffee Bar (931 Spring Garden St.), which has its own draws of good coffee, cocktails  (hello, Limón Pepino!), and bar...

...tacos might be in order, so head over to the tiny corner taqueria El Purepecha (469 N. 10th St.) to fill your belly with al pastor sopes before sliding next door for a quenching...

...pastor sopes before sliding next door for a quenching lager session at Love City Brewing (1023 Hamilton), a handsome retrofit of a 19th-century warehouse that is the latest piece of the...

...beer crawl, beginning at the new Boxcar Beer Garden, a picnic-style clearing at the 12th and Callowhill entrance to the park, set to open July 11 by the crew behind Morgan’s...

Also worth checking out nearby are the Roy-Pitz Barrel House (990 Spring Garden St.) and the vast, new Yards Brewery (500 Spring Garden) a little farther east. There are...

    The sassy, hoagie-mouthed chef is back | Let's Eat
    Jennifer Carroll, the Northeast Philly-raised chef who made a national name for herself a few years ago on Top Chef and its spin-offs, just opened her own restaurant in Rittenhouse. Also this week, I share word of a West African/Caribbean BYOB in Montco, a new casual spin-off from the city's oldest Italian restaurant, and a farm-to-table wine bar with plenty of seasonal choices.
    http://www.philly.com

6 days ago

Looking for more art? International House Phi...

Looking for more art? International House Philadelphia & Da Vinci Art Alliance present Motion Pictured, an exhibition of images and objects that personify the timeless activity of movement/motion in still visual art forms. The show runs through August 19, and is FREE and open to the public daily 8am-10pm East Alcove Gallery, International House Philadelphia, 3701 Chestnut Street. Free, open daily to the public 8am-10pm. Artists: Linda Dubin Garfield Eleanor Levie Marvin Greenbaum Dore Vorum Timothy Barton James Morton Edna Santiago Alden Cole Susan M. Gordon Nancy Kress Oona Taper Alan Lankin Joe Barbella Theodore Warchal Christina Catanese Janos Korodi Rusty Eveland Gary Grissom Brian Palmieri Pamela Tudor Leslie Brill Read more about the exhibit at http://bit.ly/MotionPictured and http://davinceartalliance.org/

    International House Philadelphia | Lightbox Film Center Calendar
    As the signature public arts program of International House Philadelphia, Lightbox Film Center is Philadelphia's premier exhibitor of film and moving image art. Lightbox presents an unparalleled slate of repertory, nonfiction, experimental and international cinema. In 2017, the program was renamed Lightbox Film Center to create more visibility and better position itself for the next era of moving-image presentation.
    http://www.ihousephilly.org

6 days ago

We're SUPER excited to welcome Las Cafeteras ...

We're SUPER excited to welcome Las Cafeteras to the 40th Street Summer Series this Saturday with openers Philadelphia Women's Slavic Ensemble. Check out this live performance by Las Cafeteras to get a sense of their sound, and then join us this Saturday at 40th and Walnut starting at 6 pm!

    Las Cafeteras - Full Performance (Live on KEXP)
    http://KEXP.ORG presents Las Cafeteras performing live in the KEXP studio. Recorded October 21, 2013. Songs: El Chuchumbé Ya Me Voy Luna Lovers La Bamba Rebelde Host: DJ Chilly Audio Engineer: Kevin Suggs Cameras: Luke Knecht & Justin Wilmore Editor: Justin Wilmore http://kexp.org https://www.facebook.com/LasCafeteras
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6 days ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market added 5 new photo...

A crazy amount of fruit from Beechwood Orchards today. 36th and Walnut till this evening. New fruit news too: donut nectarines! So many colors and shapes and flavors, eat up!

    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market
    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market added a new photo.
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6 days ago

6 days ago

Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighbo...

Thank you to everyone who joined us tonight for dinner and helped us acknowledge all of our DCAC members former and new!

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships added a new photo.
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6 days ago

DK Sushi in Franklin's Table lauded for its ‘excellent omakase’

In a June article, Food and Wine writer Regan Stephens sampled DK Sushi’s omakase, a Japanese version of a tasting menu, at the food court on the corner of 34th and Walnut streets. 

    DK Sushi in Franklin's Table lauded for its 'excellent omakase'
    The meal features 13 courses at a price of $35, with an array of dishes including "delicate hamachi brightened with lemon and layered with cucumber and tempura crisp, flash-cured salmon loin rubbed with ginger, broiled freshwater eel atop a sushi rice hashbrown, and a piece of Wagyu beef tataki dotted with heart of palm salad maki and tender sea urchin," according to Food and Wine.
    http://www.thedp.com

6 days ago

We're excited to be welcoming the brand new L...

We're excited to be welcoming the brand new Louie Louie Bistro Bar to their first #UCDiningDays! Take a look at their beautiful interior and make a reservation for Dining Days, starting this Thursday!

    Take a Look Inside Philly's Most Colorful New Restaurant
    Father and daughter restaurateurs Marty and Sydney Grims are ready to debut Louie Louie Bistro & Bar, a new eatery in University City they're calling an American bistro with French flair. The restaurant, located in the former Penne space at 3611 Walnut Street, inside the Hilton-owned Inn at Penn on the University on Pennsylvania campus, is set to open Wednesday, July 11.
    https://philly.eater.com

6 days ago

Located at 9th and Market streets, Fashion Di...

Located at 9th and Market streets, Fashion District Philadelphia is a new retail project spanning three city blocks. The Uniquely Philly program aims to put local businesses alongside larger names. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/fashion-district-philadelphia-and-enterprise-center-team-up-to-help-small-b-p7370-1.htm Fashion District Philadelphia The Enterprise Center

    Fashion District Philadelphia and Enterprise Center team up to help small businesses
    Through the Uniquely Philly program, a minority entrepreneur will get the chance to set up shop in Philly's new, expansive retail outlet.
    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

6 days ago

Lancaster Avenue 21st Century Business Associ...

Lancaster Avenue 21st Century Business Association is having their monthly Community, Business Networking, and Information meeting tomorrow morning, and we're their featured expert series guests! July 11th: 8:30-11:00 AM Community Education Center 3500 Lancaster Ave

    The Enterprise Center
    Lancaster Avenue 21st Century Business Association is having their monthly Community, Business Networking, and Information meeting tomorrow morning, and we're their featured expert series guests!...
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Jul 10

Zoning hearings take place at the Spruce Hill...

Zoning hearings take place at the Spruce Hill Community Center. http://ucreview.com/spruce-hill-zoning-to-hear-two-cases-on-monday-p7875-1.htm Spruce Hill Community Association

    Spruce Hill Zoning to hear two cases on Monday
    The cases involve new construction and adding units to an existing dwelling.
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Jul 10

Recently, Thom Nickels got hit with a hot dog...

Recently, Thom Nickels got hit with a hot dog at a Phillies game. He lived to tell the tale and recounts it in this week's City Safari. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/city-safari-the-dangers-of-hot-dog-hurling-in-citizens-park-p7367-1.htm

    City Safari: The dangers of hot dog hurling in Citizens Park
    When a friend called and asked if I would like to accompany him to a Phillies-Washington Nationals game at Citizens Park in one of those all-you-can-eat-and drink VIP suites, I OK'd the deal despite the fact that I'm not really a sports fan.
    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

Jul 10

The fired staffer at the University City Starbucks accused of making fun of a stutter says it was a misunderstanding

Starbucks announced Wednesday that the worker was no longer employed following an investigation into the June 27th encounter at the Starbucks' café on 34th and Walnut streets in Philadelphia .

    Fired Starbucks Employee Denies Mocking Man's Stutter
    A former Starbucks employee who was fired after being accused of mocking a customer's stutter to his face and in writing on his coffee cup is speaking out and telling his side of the story. "I don't like seeing my son see me fail," the 25-year-old man, who did not want to be identified, told NBC10.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Jul 10

Fired Starbucks Employee Denies Mocking Man's Stutter

Starbucks announced Wednesday that the worker was no longer employed following an investigation into the June 27th encounter at the Starbucks' café on 34th and Walnut streets in Philadelphia .

    Fired Starbucks Employee Denies Mocking Man's Stutter
    A former Starbucks employee who was fired after being accused of mocking a customer's stutter to his face and in writing on his coffee cup is speaking out and telling his side of the story. "I don't like seeing my son see me fail," the 25-year-old man, who did not want to be identified, told NBC10.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Jul 10

Take a Look Inside Philly’s Most Colorful New Restaurant

...an American bistro with French flair. The restaurant, located in the former Penne space at 3611 Walnut Street, inside the Hilton-owned Inn at Penn on the University on Pennsylvania campus, is set...

    Take a Look Inside Philly's Most Colorful New Restaurant
    Father and daughter restaurateurs Marty and Sydney Grims are ready to debut Louie Louie Bistro & Bar, a new eatery in University City they're calling an American bistro with French flair. The restaurant, located in the former Penne space at 3611 Walnut Street, inside the Hilton-owned Inn at Penn on the University on Pennsylvania campus, is set to open Wednesday, July 11.
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Jul 09

We're bringing out the sprinkler for Wednesda...

We're bringing out the sprinkler for Wednesday's sunny and warm July Runner's Happy Hour. Join us for a brew or two after you evening run from 6pm - 8pm in front of the Hamilton Mansion. Free for members, and open to everyone (21+)! Generously sponsored by Yards Brewing Co.

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Jul 09

“Our mission is for kids to think clearly and...

“Our mission is for kids to think clearly and write with clarity. Whatever they’re facing, we want them to look at it clearly and process it. Usually, good things happen if they can do that.” http://philadelphiafreepress.com/mighty-writers-gets-mightier-with-new-programs-and-locations-p7368-1.htm Mighty Writers

    Mighty Writers gets mightier with new programs and locations
    Mighty Writers has enjoyed some time in the spotlight recently. Earlier this year, the nonprofit received some exciting news: Richard "Tre" Jenkins, a regular part of the group's programming, got a full ride to Harvard University.
    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

Jul 09

Remember to join us tomorrow from 6pm to 7:30...

Remember to join us tomorrow from 6pm to 7:30pm, for our monthly community dinner with our guests the Mandela Washington Fellows as we recognize our inaugural DCAC members and welcome our new members!

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Remember to join us tomorrow from 6pm to 7:30pm, for our monthly community dinner with our guests the Mandela Washington Fellows as we recognize our inaugural DCAC members and welcome our new members!
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Jul 09

Breaking the English Language Wall is a publi...

Breaking the English Language Wall is a public forum-community consultation discussing the English proficiency barrier #immigrants face in their new home. It is happening this Thursday, 6pm, at the International House at 3701 Chestnut Street. Register now: https://englishlanguage.ticketleap.com/breaking-the-english-language-wall/ This event is organized by participants of the Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians’ Immigrant Leadership Institute. The Institute is part of Citizenship in Action, a program made possible by the Knight Foundation. #CitizenshipInAction

    Breaking The English Language Wall
    This event will explore the question of why immigrants don't propose solutions to the English proficiency challenge. We will look into the power dynamics between English learners and the establish system of service delivery, as well as strategies for advancing learning from the learners point of view.
    https://englishlanguage.ticketleap.com

Jul 09

Want to vend food at the September Dollar Str...

Want to vend food at the September Dollar Stroll? Attend an info session on July 20th or send in an application by July 30th.

    Now Accepting Community Vendors for the September 2018 Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll
    University City District (UCD) and the Baltimore Avenue Business Association are excited to announce the return of the Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll on Thursday, September 13, 2018. The event draws thousands of neighbors and visitors to enjoy $1 specials from participating vendors.
    https://www.universitycity.org

Jul 09

WWII-era sci-fi, a space opera trilogy and mo...

WWII-era sci-fi, a space opera trilogy and more in this month's science fiction roundup. http://ucreview.com/science-fiction-for-july-p7869-86.htm

    Science Fiction for July, 2018
    A look at new Sci-Fi and fantasy novels and ebooks from around the country.
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