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Joseph G. Procacci, South Philly tomato king, dies at 90

Memorial donations may be made to the Abramson Cancer Center, Bladder Cancer Biomarker Discovery Fund, in care of Andrew Bellet, Penn Medicine Development and Alumni Relations, 3535 Market St. Suite 750, Philadelphia, Pa., 19104.

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His bid was backed by the investor Walter P. Lomax Jr., a physician and private-equity executive. Mr. Procacci proposed the $367 million Casino Revolution for Front Street and Pattison Avenue, near Procacci Brothers’ headquarters.

    Joseph G. Procacci, South Philly tomato king, dies at 90
    Mr. Procacci was co-founder, with his brother Michael, and longtime chief executive of Procacci Brothers Sales Corp., a wholesaler supplier based on Front Street in South Philadelphia. The company, which owns farms in New Jersey and Florida and operates overseas, says it produces 10 percent of the country's tomatoes.
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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.
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35 hours ago

A big guide to Philly’s holiday markets

Where: Drexel University (3501 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104)

Where: The trolley leaves at 53rd and Baltimore and 35th and Lancaster every half hour

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Where: Dilworth Park in front of City Hall (1 S. 15th St, Philadelphia, PA 19102)

Where: Greensgrow Farms (2503 E. Firth Street, Philadelphia, PA 19125)

Where: The trolley leaves at 53rd and Baltimore and 35th and Lancaster every half hour

Where: Bartram’s Garden (5400 Lindbergh Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19143)

Where: 7165 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19119

This popular event returns for its 12th year on Saturday, December 9 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 1241 Carpenter Street. The brigade brings dozens of local artists together, and you can peruse and purchase as you wish.

Where: BOK Building (1901 S 9th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148)

Where: Rotunda building (4014 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104)

    A big guide to Philly's holiday markets
    The holiday season is in swing! And while you could just get all of your shopping done with the click of a button, where's the holiday spirit in that? Behold: The coolest festive shopping events happening in Philly this month, from holiday markets to craft shows to pop-up shops.
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38 hours 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.
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2 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...
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2 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.
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    FOR THE EXPENSION OF PRIVATE TERRACE AND FOR THE ERECTION OF THREE(3) FLATWALL SIGNS ( SIGN# A1,A2 AND A3)( MARKET ST SIDE); FOR THE ERECTION OF FOUR(4) FLATWALL SIGNS ( SIGN # A4,A6 AND TWO(2) FLATWALL SIGNS); FOR THE ERECTION OF TWO(2) MARQUE SIGNS WITH FOUR FACES ( MARKET ST AND 36TH ST STREET FRONTAGE) SIGN ACCESSORY TO EXISTING FOOD, BEVERAGES AND GROCERIES, FINANCIAL INSTITUTION AND BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL OFFICES ON THE SAME LOT WITH ALL EXISTING USES AND SIGNAGE AS PREVIOUSLY APPROVED WITH REDUCTION OF TWO(2) ACCESSORY PARKING SPACES (THIRTY-THREE(33) ACCESSORY PARKING SPACES REMAINS).SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN THE APPLICATION.

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Penn just approved its third housing project in four years. But is another dorm necessary?

A representative from Domus, an off-campus apartment building located at 34th and Chestnut streets, said 50 to 60 percent of the apartment building complex is made up of Penn students, and demand has only been increasing. 

    Penn just approved its third housing project in four years. But is another dorm necessary?
    New College House West, which will be built over the High Rise field, is the latest of three major projects that Penn has undertaken in the past four years to expand on-campus housing. Some administrators have said that the main reason for building New College House West is an apparent need for more on-campus housing, though student accounts and data on student housing seem to contradict this.
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3 days ago

Have you heard about the development boom in ...

Have you heard about the development boom in University City? Here's a map of all the projects including our future uCity Square headquarters at 3675 Market!

    Mapping University City's development boom
    Editor's note: This article was originally published in November 2016 and has since been updated with the most recent information. University City has been booming for years now, transforming the west banks of the Schuylkill River on a daily basis. And the eds and meds hotbed claims it's only getting started.
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3 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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3 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.

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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.
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3 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...
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3 days ago

Blue Friday

Pick one up at one of our retail locations (205 Race St or 3421 Walnut St) for $3. 

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Pick one up at one of our retail locations (205 Race St or 3421 Walnut St) for $3. 

    Blue Friday
    The idea behind our nationwide, DIY cleanup initiative is simple: It only takes an empty trash bag, a pair of gloves, and a moment of your time to make an impact on our oceans. Join us the day after Thanksgiving, wherever you may be.
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3 days ago

University City District is working with Wexf...

University City District is working with Wexford Science & Technology and the Science Center to develop a temporary public space along the new 37th Street for uCity Square. They need your advice on how to create a space that you will enjoy. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LR5HTZL

    uCity Square temporary activation survey for area residents
    Web survey powered by SurveyMonkey.com. Create your own online survey now with SurveyMonkey's expert certified FREE templates.
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3 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.
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3 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!
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3 days ago

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    RELOCATING & REPLACING DEVICES ON EXISTING FIRE ALARM SYSTEM IN ABOVE SPACE N-TECH SYSTEM AS PER NFPA 72 (WEST DISTRICT)

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