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Sharing this from our friends at Freely Magaz...

Sharing this from our friends at Freely Magazine. Buy your tickets now for a wonderful evening supporting the education of displaced students around the world! Hosted by Temple Refugee Outreach, UNICEFx Temple, and She's The First, and sponsored by the Office of International Affairs and Global Studies, this formal event will feature a number of guests, speakers, and performers who will share their stories and celebrate their cultures. With international food included, and all for only $15, you won't want to miss out! Tickets can be purchased online at: https://give.karamfoundation.org/events/-/e148186

    Temple University BNB Fellowship Fundraiser
    Please join us for a fundraiser at Mitten Hall, supporting the Books Not Bombs Fellowship, a new fund that will help displaced students cover gap exp...
    https://give.karamfoundation.org

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#GivingTuesday is 1 week! Support Internation...

#GivingTuesday is 1 week! Support International House. http://ow.ly/bwGQ30gJ44r

    International House Philadelphia
    GivingTuesday is 1 week! Support International House. http://ow.ly/bwGQ30gJ44r
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14 hours ago

Looking for a holiday gift for the beer-lover...

Looking for a holiday gift for the beer-lover in your life? Local 44 is starting a beer club.

    Shop Now: Beer Club Packages
    Welcome to Local 44 in West Philadelphia. We are a neighborhood craft beer bar with tasty chow and a killer little craft Bottle Shop.
    http://www.local44beerbar.com

17 hours ago

Dim Sum House In University City

3939 Chestnut St 2nd Floor

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Located at 40th and Chestnut in University City, this establishment opened on January 11, 2017 by Jane Guo and Jackson Fu. This mother and son duo also own and operate Jane G’s Restaurant at 1930 Chestnut Street, which specializes in Authentic Sichuan Cuisine in the Rittenhouse neighborhood.

    Dim Sum House In University City
    Dim Sum House is located at 40th and Chestnut in University City, which opened on January 11, 2017 by Jane Guo and Jackson Fu. Dim Sum House serves a wonderful selection of Cantonese and Shanghai-inspired dim sum, as well as wonderful dishes from the Jiang Nan region of China.
    http://www.myphillyalive.com

18 hours ago

Check out Philadelphia Orchard Project, PHS :...

Check out Philadelphia Orchard Project, PHS : Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, PennFuture and some of the other great organizations that have volunteer opportunities!

    7 Places to Volunteer in Philly
    We celebrated the holidays with our Fall Harvest Happy Hour last Thursday. Six local organizations shared volunteer opportunities with over 40 attendees to get involved and give back locally. (Spec...
    http://www.greenphillyblog.com

18 hours ago

UCD is organizing a community cleanup! Click ...

UCD is organizing a community cleanup! Click below for details and to sign up.

    Help Clean Your Neighborhood with a Community Cleanup on Saturday December 2
    We are once again partnering with the City of Philadelphia on a neighborhood cleanup on Saturday, December 2nd. We will assist block captains, students, volunteer groups and neighbors by providing trash bags, brooms, work gloves, and trash pickup. Help the city-wide effort to beautify Philadelphia by cleaning your block or street from 9am - 2pm.
    https://www.universitycity.org

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United Nations Universal Children’s Day was e...

United Nations Universal Children’s Day was established in 1954 and is celebrated on November 20th each year to promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and improving children's welfare. This day offers each of us an inspirational entry-point to advocate, promote and celebrate children's rights, translating into dialogues and actions that will build a better world for Children.

    Universal Children's Day, 20 November
    http://www.un.org

38 hours ago

University City District shared Baltimore Ave...

Get an early start on your holiday shopping AND support local businesses on December 2nd with the Winter Express Shopper's Trolley! The trolley will offer free rides along Baltimore and Lancaster Avenues.

    WEST
    The Baltimore Avenue and Lancaster Avenue Business Associations have teamed up to host WEST (Winter Express Shoppers' Trolley), a holiday shopping...
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39 hours ago

International House Philadelphia shared a lin...

    Immigration: Artist Mobilizes Immigrant Communities For Social Justice
    Ten years ago, Michelle Angela Ortiz hoped to be where she is today - a successful visual artist, skilled muralist and community arts educator. For more than 18 years, Ortiz has been using art as a tool for communication between communities.
    https://philadelphianeighborhoods.com

41 hours ago

Check out this feature on the state of Lancas...

Check out this feature on the state of Lancaster Avenue and commerical corridor development in Philly

    Philly Business Corridor Seeks Right Mix of Growth, Preservation
    Along Lancaster Avenue in West Philadelphia, James Wright is a minor celebrity. Certainly the business owners know him: He was corridor manager for the nonprofit People's Emergency Center for nine years before becoming director of community, economic and real estate development for PEC's community development corporation arm.
    https://nextcity.org

42 hours ago

This is the last week to see Cultures in the ...

This is the last week to see Cultures in the Crossfire: Stories from Syria and Iraq at the Penn Museum! This special exhibition created in conjunction with the Penn Cultural Heritage Center sheds light on the ongoing destruction of cultural heritage in the Middle East by showing what’s at stake—the rich history of the region and the diversity of its people—and what’s being done to prevent the loss of this history and cultural identity. For more information check out the link below:

    Penn Museum - Cultures in the Crossfire
    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

43 hours ago

International House Philadelphia updated thei...

    International House Philadelphia
    International House Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 13,677 likes · 51 talking about this · 14,278 were here. International House Philadelphia - Where the World Lives and Learns
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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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Construction delays from University Realty have left dozens of Penn students without a home for months

For over three months, students who were told that they could move into a new building at 4046 Chestnut St. on Aug. 15 have been shuttled from one temporary location to another as construction on the building continues to delay. 

...lease and receive a full refund or live in the Homewood Suites hotel located at 4109 Walnut St. until the building's completion in October. They were also told that rent for all...

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Many students affected by this situation have been made to reside at an apartment without Wi-Fi located at 3201 Race Street, which is a 25-minute to walk to campus.

    Construction delays from University Realty have left dozens of Penn students without a home for months
    Free breakfast and housekeeping come at a severe cost for the 70 Penn students displaced because of delayed construction on their apartment building. For over three months, students who were told that they could move into a new building at 4046 Chestnut St. on Aug.
    http://www.thedp.com

4 days ago

eL Seed’s beautiful ‘calligraffiti’ mural to be dedicated on Saturday, Nov. 18

An assistant to the French-Tunisian artist eL Seed puts the finishing touches on a new mural at the corner of Preston and Market (Photos by Mike Lyons, West Philly Local)

If you’ve been up around 40th and Market in the past few days, you may have noticed a lot of activity near the corner of Market and Preston. The French-Tunisian “calligraffiti” artist el Seed is painting a mural.

    eL Seed's beautiful 'calligraffiti' mural to be dedicated on Saturday, Nov. 18 | West Philly Local
    Posted on 17 November 2017 If you've been up around 40th and Market in the past few days, you may have noticed a lot of activity near the corner of Market and Preston. The French-Tunisian "calligraffiti" artist el Seed is painting a mural.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

4 days ago

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.
    https://hiddencityphila.org

4 days ago

A big guide to Philly’s holiday markets

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

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

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

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)

    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.
    https://philly.curbed.com

4 days 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.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

4 days ago

Ants on a Log (ACG '17, '16) plays a free sho...

Ants on a Log (ACG '17, '16) plays a free show at the Walnut Street Free Library of Philadelphia (201 S. 40th St.) on November 18 at 2:30 PM. Bring your kids, bring your adults! (Photo by Nicole Micayla)

    Ants on a Log Free Concert!
    Ants on a Log plays a free show at the Walnut Street Free Library of Philadelphia (201 S. 40th St.) on November 18 at 2:30 PM. Bring your kids, bring your adults!
    http://www.leeway.org

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5 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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5 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.
    https://penncurrent.upenn.edu

6 days ago

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Dr. Amy Gutmann Penn President posted 3 photos to Flickr:

6 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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6 days ago

Survival of the trees on an urban campus

Suite 200 3901 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104-3608

    Survival of the trees on an urban campus | Penn Current
    Close to 20 unique, young specimens have been planted since the program began, including live oak trees, Chinese ash, cherry, and Jefferson elms. Planted in March or April, the trees are placed in the ground when they are between five and 10 years old, and put in protected, interior locations on campus away from vehicular traffic, such as on College Green, Locust Walk, and by Claudia Cohen Hall.
    https://penncurrent.upenn.edu

6 days ago

Check out the SEPTA detours for this weekend's Philadelphia Marathon

Westbound: regular route from 38th 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.

Westbound: regular route from 34th St. and Spruce 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.
    http://septa.org

6 days ago

Q&A with Howard Stevenson

Suite 200 3901 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104-3608

    Q&A with Howard Stevenson
    The Graduate School of Education professor discusses microaggressions, racial literacy, and increasing instances of racial harassment and abuse across the nation. For some people, experiencing a racial encounter can be so stressful that it's as if they are facing a tsunami or a venomous snake.
    https://penncurrent.upenn.edu

6 days ago

ADL Youth Conference Demonstrates ‘You Can’t Hate What You Know’

After a white middle-aged man yelled at him from 40th and Market streets to “go back to your country,” Hossain felt obligated to try to make a difference.

    ADL Youth Conference Demonstrates 'You Can't Hate What You Know' - Jewish Exponent
    The Anti-Defamation League's 11th annual Youth Conference brought together more than 500 students and teachers Nov. 9 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, focusing on confronting bias and hate through "courageous conversations." Sponsored by the ADL's regional office representing eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and Delaware, 10th- and 11th-graders from across those states separated into smaller ...
    http://jewishexponent.com

6 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...
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

Kenney clarifies timeline for 4601 Market St.

Suite 200 3901 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104-3608

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Kenney clarifies timeline for 4601 Market St.

His administration cancelled plans in May to move the police headquarters to the building, opting instead for the old Philadelphia Inquirer building at 400 N. Broad St. Those plans were devised during the administration of Michael Nutter.

    Kenney clarifies timeline for 4601 Market St. | West Philly Local
    Posted on 15 November 2017 Mayor Jim Kenney told the audience gathered for the Spruce Hill Community Association annual meeting last night that the city would likely to have a handful of serious proposals for the old Provident Mutual Insurance building at 4601 Market St. by early January.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

6 days ago

Student Spotlight with Phil Williams, Naveen Jain, and Jun Jeon

Suite 200 3901 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104-3608

    Student Spotlight with Phil Williams, Naveen Jain, and Jun Jeon | Penn Current
    PROBLEM-SOLVERS: In their first year of medical school at the Perelman School of Medicine, Phil Williams, Naveen Jain, and Jun Jeon attended Problem Night, a Penn HealthX event designed to pair people who had been thinking about health care problems with those who wanted to help solve them.
    https://penncurrent.upenn.edu

6 days ago

Staff Q&A with William Whitaker

Suite 200 3901 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104-3608

    Staff Q&A with William Whitaker
    Drawn to Penn for the architecture greats who taught and trained here, William Whitaker moved across country in the early 1990s to pursue a master's degree in what was then known as the Graduate School of Fine Arts.
    https://penncurrent.upenn.edu

6 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.
    https://www.surveymonkey.com

6 days ago

Skills initiative gives unemployed West Philadelphians job training

Suite 200 3901 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104-3608

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She grew up around 52nd and Market streets, on the border of University City, in a hard-working, working-class African-American neighborhood that was ravaged by drugs. She felt unsafe and uncomfortable. Penn looked secure and serene.

    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.
    https://penncurrent.upenn.edu

6 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.
    https://www.youtube.com/

6 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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