17 hours ago

The Mayor’s Day of Service Recognition highli...

The Mayor’s Day of Service Recognition highlights the impact of community service, features the work of nonprofit and national service groups, and inspires more Philadelphians to serve in their communities. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/city-calls-for-nominations-for-the-mayors-day-of-service-awards-p7093-1.htm

    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

20 hours ago

West Philly's Dottie's Donuts are selling Eag...

West Philly's Dottie's Donuts are selling Eagles-themed sweets, and boycotting any Boston-based donuts until after the Super Bowl.

    Celebrate the Eagles' Victory With This Greased Pole Donut
    Philly sports fans' reaction to last night's NFC championship win, immortalized in pastry by Dottie's Donuts. If there's one thing we know about Philly sports fans, it's that they're probably still celebrating after last night's epic post-championship Eagles game revelry.
    http://www.phillymag.com

20 hours ago

The Eagles aren't the only big winners in Phi...

The Eagles aren't the only big winners in Philly sports! In this week's column, Napolean Kingcade celebrates North Philly native Dawn Staley. The former Temple basketball coach and three-time Olympian had a stretch of Diamond Street named after her late last year. http://ucreview.com/sports-dawn-staley-has-her-hometown-street-changed-to-dawn-staley-lane-p7640-135.htm

    SPORTS - Dawn Staley has her hometown street changed to Dawn Staley Lane
    At the end of last year, Dawn Staley was greeted by a big crowd of people at 25th and Diamond streets. Then, she was given the biggest surprise of her life. Five days before Christmas, the city proclaimed that day, Dec.
    http://ucreview.com

21 hours ago

New from the blog:

New from the blog:

    NASA Made Makeup Kits for their Female Astronauts | The Hacktory
    Via Quartzy: "The engineers at NASA, in their infinite wisdom, decided that women astronauts would want makeup - so they designed a makeup kit..." Sally Ride, a physicist who became the first American woman in space in 1983, said. "You can just imagine the discussions amongst the predominantly male engineers about what should go in a...
    https://www.thehacktory.org

22 hours ago

"I believe that everyone should enjoy free ac...

"I believe that everyone should enjoy free access to the internet and since the federal government will no longer ensure that, I'm going to try to do it here in Pennsylvania." - State Sen. Larry Farnese http://philadelphiafreepress.com/state-sen-larry-farnese-introduces-net-neutrality-legislation-p7091-114.htm

    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

32 hours ago

41 hours ago

The Hacktory updated their profile picture.

    The Hacktory
    The Hacktory, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1.6K likes. Repurposing technology, Making art
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43 hours ago

Here's our monthly review of Sci-Fi books and...

Here's our monthly review of Sci-Fi books and more. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/science-fiction-for-january-p7075-95.htm

    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

46 hours 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.
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2 days ago

2 days ago

Here's a look at the police blotter in our ci...

Here's a look at the police blotter in our circulation area from Jan. 11 through Jan. 17. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/police-blotter-thursday-jan-to-wednesday-jan-p7090-1.htm

    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

2 days ago

Check out the annual Philly Materials Science...

Check out the annual Philly Materials Science and Engineering Day, at the Bossone Research Enterprise Center on Feb. 3rd! This hands-on FREE event open to the general public introduces the field of materials science and engineering in a fun interactive way. Learn how materials impact your world.

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Check out the annual Philly Materials Science and Engineering Day, at the Bossone Research Enterprise Center on Feb. 3rd! This hands-on FREE event open to the general public introduces the field of...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL (2) HVAC SYSTEM WITH DUCTWORK. (TWO-FAMILY)

    3708 HAVERFORD AVE Issued January 18, 2018 Comment

3 days ago

3 days ago

We're honored to have our West Philadelphia S...

We're honored to have our West Philadelphia Skills Initiative included in this list from philly.com!

    6 inspiring city innovations from around the world - including one from Philly
    The West Philadelphia Skills Initiative is a pioneering employer-based approach to workforce development works directly with institutional anchors in West Philadelphia such as Penn, CHOP, Drexel and other University City employers to tailor a job-training program that prepares local residents for high turnover jobs.
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

"In 1996, Visit Philadelphia set out to prove...

"In 1996, Visit Philadelphia set out to prove the naysayers wrong. The words Philadelphia and fun do belong in the same sentence and people do want to come here. I am proud of the work that my staff and I have done, and I am happy to have made a difference for a city I love.” http://philadelphiafreepress.com/visit-philadelphia-founder-to-retire-this-year-p7089-1.htm Philadelphia -- visitphilly.com

    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

3 days ago

Join the Penn Museum for their Annual Celebra...

Join the Penn Museum for their Annual Celebration of African Cultures next month! Local storytellers and artists lead guests in an interactive exploration of traditions from across the African continent, set among the Museum’s collection of textiles, sculpture, and masks in the Africa Gallery, and among statuary and tomb materials from 5,000 years of Egyptian culture in the Egyptian galleries.

    Penn Museum - Celebration of African Cultures
    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

3 days ago

Here's a quick guide to detours and closures ...

Here's a quick guide to detours and closures on the Parkway for tomorrow's Women's March on Philadelphia 2018 http://philadelphiafreepress.com/road-closures-parking-restrictions-and-septa-detours-for-tomorrows-women-p7088-1.htm

    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

3 days ago

New from the blog:

New from the blog:

    These Sneakers Come with One Year Pass to Berlin Subway
    Via FastCoDesign: Very cool implementation of wearable design. These sneakers were designed by a collaboration with the Berlin transit authority and Adidas. The annual pass is worth $869 usually, but the shoes will be available for just $215 (only 500 of them though).
    https://www.thehacktory.org

3 days ago

University City District shared People's Emer...

Welcome to the neighborhood!

    People's Emergency Center (PEC)
    New Business on Lancaster Ave! West Pets Philadelphia is an independently owned pet supply store with a self serve dog wash located at 4015 Lancaster Ave! They have supplies for small animals and...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

There are still a few more spots left in this...

There are still a few more spots left in this SBS Course for community members. Hurry up and register before they're gone!

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    There are still a few more spots left in this SBS Course for community members. Hurry up and register before they're gone!
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Celebrate the Chinese New Year next Saturday ...

Celebrate the Chinese New Year next Saturday at The Penn Museum! This family-friendly day features traditional Chinese music and dance, contemporary Asian film, tangram workshops, tai chi and kung fu martial arts demonstrations, storytelling, calligraphy, family crafts, a Year of the Dog Photo Contest, and much more—closing with the grand finale drums and the roar of the lion dance and parade.

    Penn Museum - Chinese New Year Celebration
    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

4 days ago

Mantua artist's resistance pushes Philly to build a better grocery store | Inga Saffron

...developer, Charles Lomax, says it will start with 72-unit mid-rise apartment building at 37th and Haverford. Twenty percent of the units will be available to people earning below Philadelphia’s median...

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...rowhouses divided into apartments. Lomax has built several complexes on this model, including one at 46th and Sansom in Spruce Hill. It’s a bizarre format that requires a separate entrance and staircase...

    Mantua artist's resistance pushes Philly to build a better grocery store | Inga Saffron
    Artist James Dupree was merely trying to hang on to his spacious Mantua studio when he challenged the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority's attempt to seize the workshop on Haverford Avenue for a massive, suburban-style supermarket. His bare-knuckle fight ended up saving the neighborhood.
    http://www.philly.com

4 days ago

4 days ago

  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF AN ATTACHED STRUCTURE TO INCLUDE NEW BAY WINDOW INSTALLATIONS AND FRONT DECK (2ND LEVEL), FOR USE AS TWO (2) FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING, SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN THE APPLICATION/PLAN.

    519 N 38TH ST Issued January 17, 2018 Comment

4 days ago

We're nearly finished with our 20 Years, 20 S...

We're nearly finished with our 20 Years, 20 Stories series, but not before we check in with Mariposa Food Co-op. Check out how the cooperatively owned grocery has stayed in business for 45 years, what are some of the staff members' favorite items, and learn more about Mariposa's evolution from operating out of basements to their popular Baltimore Avenue store.

    Mariposa: The Little Co-op that Could
    A recent frigid morning didn't stop shoppers from making their way into Mariposa Co-op. The cooperative grocery store fills the building at 4824 Baltimore Avenue to bursting with farm-fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables, bulk grains, nuts and pasta, high-quality meats and cheeses, and much more.
    https://www.universitycity.org

4 days ago

New Business on Lancaster Avenue! The Silk T...

New Business on Lancaster Avenue! The Silk Tent is a new international boutique located at 3860 Lancaster Ave, open Tues-Sat 11am-7pm. You can pick up awesome jewelry, textiles, home decor and other unique gifts. Check out: www.thesilktent.com

    Lancaster Avenue - West Philadelphia, PA
    New Business on Lancaster Avenue! The Silk Tent is a new international boutique located at 3860 Lancaster Ave, open Tues-Sat 11am-7pm. You can pick up awesome jewelry, textiles, home decor and other...
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