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    RELOCATING 24 SPRINKLERS TO CONFIRM TO NEW WALL AND CEILING LAYOUT.(CMX 4)

    3717-19 CHESTNUT ST Issued January 16, 2018 Comment

10 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

11 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...
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11 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

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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

15 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...
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16 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

17 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

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House of Umoja, Inc. Launches 50th Anniversary With Salute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. During “Peace-A-Thon”

...Luther King, Jr. Interfaith Program.  The award ceremony will be held in Houston Hall at 3417 Spruce Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Mr. John Noltner, award-winning photographer and founder of “A Peace Of...

St. Mary’s Church at 3916 Locust Walk on the University of Pennsylvania’s campus will serve as the site of a live...

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...release on Wednesday, 17 January 2018 at the University of Pennsylvania’s Rotunda Theatre at 4014 Walnut Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is part of the PEACE-A-THON program which is a component...

    House of Umoja, Inc. Launches 50th Anniversary With Salute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. During "Peace-A-Thon" - AfroPhilly.com
    An internationally acclaimed organization that has a successful track record for transforming the lives of and working with youth and reducing violence, the House of Umoja, Inc.
    http://www.afrophilly.com

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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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

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University City District

University City District

    Skills Initiative announces recruitment for landscape training program
    University City, West Philadelphia, Community Newspaper
    http://ucreview.com

2 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

2 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

2 days ago

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

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

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3 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

4 days ago

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    HVAC INSTALLATION INCLUDING DUCTWORK, FOR CLINICAL ISLET TRANSPLANT, AS PER PLANS. (61) REGISTERS/DIFFUSERS

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    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

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    ALTERATIONS TO EXISTING HVAC SYSTEM FOR FIRST FLOOR OFFICE SPACE 'A' TO INCLUDE DEMOLITION OF EXISTING DUCTWORK AND INSTALLATION OF NEW DUCTWORK AND TUBE RADIATORS AS PER APPROVED PLANS.

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    FOR THE REMOVAL AND REPLACEMENT OF AN AIR HANDLING UNIT, BOILER, CONDENSING UNIT WITH ASSOCATED PIPING, AS PER APPROVED PLANS.

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    REROUGH IN WASTE AND WATER FOR NEW BAR LOCATION HOOKING UP THREE SINKS ICE BINS GLASS WASHERS AS PER PHILADELPHIA 2004 PLUMBING CODE.

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Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighbo...

    Lindy Center for Civic Engagement
    Lindy Center for Civic Engagement, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 281 likes · 2 talking about this · 10 were here. Fostering a culture of civic responsibility in the university community through...
    https://www.facebook.com

5 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

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    FOR THE INTALLATION OF ONE (1) COMMERCIAL KITCHEN EXAUST HOOD SYSTEM AS PER PLANS. SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM.

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    FOR THE ERECTION OF EXTERIOR ACCESSIBLE RAMP TO THE EAST OF THE BUILDING (MORGAN BUILDING)(D-12) ACCESSORY TO EXISTING EDUCATIONAL FACILITY ON THE SAME LOT WITH ALL OTHER USES AS PREVIOUSLY APPROVED. NO SIGN ON THIS APPLICATION.

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    EZ STANDARDS KITCHEN FIRE SUPPRESSION- FOR THE INSTALLATION OF NEW WET CHEMICAL KITCHEN FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 17A IN AN EXISTING COMMERCIAL KITCHEN EXHAUST HOOD AND ASSOCIATED DUCT/PLENUM AS PER ATTACHED STANDARD. DEVIATIONS FROM THESE STANDARDS REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF PLANS.

    3420-22 SANSOM ST Issued January 8, 2018 Comment

6 days ago

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

6 days ago

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

6 days ago

Philadelphia Home Show, Big Philly Beerfest, Passion Pit and more things to do in Philadelphia, Jan. 12-18

8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Zellerbach Theatre, Annenberg Center Live, 3680 Walnut St. $30-$57. 215-898-3900, https://www.annenbergcenter.org

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12 to 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St., $10 online, $13 at the door, phillyhomeshow.com

6 p.m. Friday, the Rosenbach, 2008 Delancey Place, $30 for general admission, 215-732-1600, rosenbach.org

7:30 p.m. Thursday, Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine St., free, 215-567-4341, freelibrary.org

10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Thursday, Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 South Columbus Boulevard, $5 admission, riverrink.ticketfly.com

11:59 p.m. Friday, Landmark’s Ritz Movie Theatres Philadelphia, Ritz at the Bourse, 400 Ranstead St. $10.25 215-440-1181, https://www.landmarktheatres.com

8 p.m. Friday, Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad Street. $39-$59, kimmelcenter.org

4 and 8 p.m. Saturday, The Fillmore Philadelphia, Frankford Avenue and Richmond Street, $50 to $120, 215-309-0150, thefillmorephilly.com

8:30 p.m. Saturday at PhilaMOCA, 521 N. 12th. $12-$15. 215-519-9651. philamoca.org.

7:30 p.m. Saturday at Molly’s Books & Records, 1010 S. 9th St. Free. mollysbooksandrecords.com

    Philadelphia Home Show, Big Philly Beerfest, Passion Pit and more things to do in Philadelphia, Jan. 12-18
    Philadelphia Home Show Explore new ways to spruce up your home at the Philadelphia Home Show, which spans two weekends and more than 300 experts on house and yard design. This year's show will bring New York designer Tyler Wisner and Kevin O'Connor, host of PBS's This Old House.
    http://www.philly.com

Jan 11

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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

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