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iradiophilly.com is at William Street Common....

VIDEO: GLBL VLLG Jam 27 on Thurs. 2/22/18. “The only concert where the audience is the headliner” Glbl Vllg, William Street Common, LIVE at William Street Common

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    VIDEO: GLBL VLLG Jam 27 on Thurs. 2/22/18. "The only concert where the audience is the headliner" Glbl Vllg, William Street Common, LIVE at William Street Common
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FURTHER LISTINGS

Apr. 21- Ducky Birts Foundation hosts Capital Fund Drive at 1st Dist. Plaza, 3801 Market St., 12-3 p.m. For info: (215) 510-1057 or DuckyBirts1@yahoo.com.

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Mar. 1- State Rep. Jason Dawkins hosts Workshop on Apprenticeship Opportunities at 4667 Paul St., 6-7 p.m. For info: (215) 744-7901.

Mar. 2- State Sen. John Sabatina & Fox Chase Cancer Ctr. host Breast Cancer Screening at district office, 12361 Academy Rd., 10 a.m. Must be 40+, with prescription. To make app’t or for info: Linda Hammell (215) 728-3554 or Linda.Hammel@fccc.edu.

Mar. 3- State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Youth Employment Workshop at Rose Plg., 1300 N. 75th St., 10 a.m.-12 m. 192nd Legislative Dist. youths 14-18 seeking summer jobs & state programs. Parent or guardian must accompany. To register: Donna (215) 879-6625.

Mar. 3- State Sen. Anthony Williams hosts Birthday Party at Hilton City Line Hotel, 4200 City Line Ave., VIP Reception 6 p.m., party 7-12 p.m. Young Professionals $75, Supporters $100, Friends $250, Hosts $1,000. For info: Portia Fullard, Chavous Consulting (267) 888-4165.

Mar. 8- State Sen. John Sabatina hosts Cocktail Reception at Del Frisco’s, 1426 Walnut St., 5:30-8:30 p.m. For info: Taylor (267) 671-7208 or re.elect.johnsabatina@gmail.com.

Mar. 9- State Rep. Emilio Vázquez hosts Career Expo for persons with criminal records at Temple U., Gittis Stud. Activities Ctr., 1755 N. 13th St., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Must register: (215) 425-5708.

Mar. 10- State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Youth Employment Workshop at John Anderson Cultural Ctr., 5301 Overbrook Ave.10 a.m.-12 m. 192nd Legislative Dist. youths 14-18 seeking summer jobs & state programs. Parent or guardian must accompany. To register: Donna (215) 879-6625.

Mar. 12- Stew Bolno leads Conservative Round-Table at TUCC, 1515 Market St., 6:30-8:30 p.m. 6-session noncredit course starting this day. $95 includes participant guide & handouts. To register: code ONCE0362-004, (267) 468-8500 or ncregistrar@temple.edu.

...Christine Tartaglione is hosted Cocktail Reception by Sens. Jay Costa & Vincent Hughes at Pyramid Cl., 1735 Market St., 5:30-7 p.m. Gold $5,000, Silver $2,500, Bronze $1,000, Friend...

Mar. 16- Pat Parkinson hosts 57th Ward St. Patrick’s Party at Paddy Whack’s, 9241 Roosevelt Blvd., 7 p.m. Tickets $35. For info: (267) 773-3251.

Mar. 17- State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Youth Employment Workshop at Sweet Union Baptist Ch., 1536 N. 59th St., 10 a.m.-12 m. 192nd Legislative Dist. youths 14-18 seeking summer jobs & state programs. Parent or guardian must accompany. To register: Donna (215) 879-6625.

Mar. 20- State Rep. Joanna McClinton hosts Energy Forum at 18th Police Dist., 5510 Pine St., 6-7:30 p.m.

Mar. 22- Councilman Derek Green hosts Cocktail Reception at Estia, 1405 Locust St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Special guest Ed Rendell. Benefactors $2,500, Friends $1...

Mar. 24- Men for Positive Change hosts Youth Council Forum at Beckett Life Ctr., 1410 N. 16th St., 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Youth 12-18 invited to serve on council& take action. For info: William Mackey (215) 789-0463 or williamlmackey@gmail.com.

    FURTHER LISTINGS
    Mar. 1- State Rep. Jason Dawkins hosts Workshop on Apprenticeship Opportunities at 4667 Paul St., 6-7 p.m. For info: (215) 744-7901. Mar. 1- Black Clergy of Phila., NAACP & Stadium Stompers host Town Hall Mtg. at Carver H.S., 16th & Norris Sts., 6 p.m. Opposition to proposed Temple stadium.
    http://www.phillyrecord.com

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Join us Wednesday February 28th from 5-7:30pm...

Join us Wednesday February 28th from 5-7:30pm and celebrate Black History month at the Sounds of Upcoming Legends brought to you by Encore Entertainment. Come be educated and inspired with entertainment, trivia, and giveaways about African American History. Host JR Morris


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Donations Needed! Spread the warmth this wint...

Donations Needed! Spread the warmth this winter and purchase comforters, sheets and blankets for the women and children residing at People's Emergency Center, listed on our Amazon Wish List: http://bit.ly/PECBedding. All beds are twin size, feel free to purchase any design, color or style even if it's not included on the list. Please ship to: People's Emergency Center, Attn: Peg McCool, 325 N. 39th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104


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In this week's crime log, thefts at Pottruck and at HUP

Feb. 10: A non-building theft was reported at the 200 block of South 40th St. a few minutes past midnight and resulted in an arrest made by police.

Feb. 11: The police were notified of a robbery on the 4000 block of Spruce St. conducted by a 45-year old man. The suspect was positively identified as the one provided in flash descriptions and was subsequently arrested.

Feb. 12: A 45-year old man was issued a citation after following a resident into a building on the 4000 block of Chestnut Street which he did not have permission nor reason to enter.

Feb. 13: A 50-year old man was issued a citation after blocking the doors of Wawa at 3604 Chestnut St. and refusing to leave when asked. 

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Feb. 14: A bike was stolen at 4309 Baltimore Ave.

Feb. 11: A 19-year old man was arrested at 3900 Fairmount Ave. after being reported for assault.

Feb. 13: A 55-year old man was asked to leave the Dunkin Donuts at 125 S 49th St. but refused and was subsequently escorted by the police. By the manager’s request, the suspect was asked not to return. The man later re-entered the store and was issued a citation for defiant trespass.

    In this week's crime log, thefts at Pottruck and at HUP
    Theft: Feb. 9: A theft which resulted in losses of over $200 was reported in the afternoon at Levin Hall. The police arrested a suspect. Feb. 10: A non-building theft was reported at the 200 block of South 40th St. a few minutes past midnight and resulted in an arrest made by police.
    http://www.thedp.com

35 hours ago

According to Foobooz's Jason Sheehan, "West P...

According to Foobooz's Jason Sheehan, "West Philly is the future of Philadelphia. To eat here is to taste what everyone else will be eating five or 10 years down the line." Take a culinary tour through African, Middle Eastern, Indian, Asian, and other cuisines!

    The Best Places to Eat in West Philly and University City
    With everything from brewpubs to Ethiopian cafes, West Philly has a wealth of places just waiting to feed you. West Philly is Philly's most perfect food neighborhood: It's our culinary laboratory, where one-offs and wild knots of Asian and African cuisines feed the neighbors and try to make their marks.
    https://www.phillymag.com

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Twenty years ago UCD and Penn began a substan...

Twenty years ago UCD and Penn began a substantial investment in the 40th Street business corridor. philly.com takes a look at the evolution of 40th Street and how the corridor blends old and new businesses.

    A look at the old-timers on University City's vibrant 40th Street corridor - Philly
    From Cliff's Shoe Shine to First Decisions barbershop to the body oil shop of Dilwar Hussain, here are some of the businesses that have made 40th Street their home for decades, even as the corridor and neighborhood have changed. - Juliana Feliciano Reyes, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

40 hours ago

University City District shared The Woodlands...

Check out a cool collaboration between the University of Pennsylvania and The Woodlands to grow plants for the Grave Gardener Program.

    Grave Gardeners program reconnects the Woodlands and Penn | Penn Current
    Darfler, appreciating the historic connection between the BioPond and the Woodlands, reached out to Jessica Baumert, executive director of the Woodlands, when he first started at Penn. After the Grave Gardeners program got off the ground in 2016, Darfler gave lectures to the participating volunteers on seed starting and propagating woody plants and succulents.
    https://penncurrent.upenn.edu

41 hours ago

“Government does not on its own change things...

“Government does not on its own change things,” the district attorney said. “Change is hard.” http://ucreview.com/da-larry-krasner-makes-first-stop-of-listening-tour-in-west-philadelphia-p7708-1.htm

    D.A. Larry Krasner makes first stop of listening tour in West Philadelphia
    By Timothy Reilly Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner ran his campaign last year on the idea that he'd bring change to the city. At a meeting with West Philadelphia residents last night, he spoke about what those changes would look like and how to make them happen.
    http://ucreview.com

42 hours ago

Did you know The Woodlands and the University...

Did you know The Woodlands and the University of Pennsylvania Bio Pond used to connect through open space? We're bringing that connection back through the Grave Gardener Program. Read all about this horticultural partnership on the Penn Current.

    Grave Gardeners program reconnects the Woodlands and Penn | Penn Current
    Darfler, appreciating the historic connection between the BioPond and the Woodlands, reached out to Jessica Baumert, executive director of the Woodlands, when he first started at Penn. After the Grave Gardeners program got off the ground in 2016, Darfler gave lectures to the participating volunteers on seed starting and propagating woody plants and succulents.
    https://penncurrent.upenn.edu

42 hours ago

Network with local professionals at the brand...

Network with local professionals at the brand new Danlu restaurant! Enjoy drink specials and complimentary bites inspired by Taiwanese night markets. MIX is free to attend but we encourage you to RSVP.

    University City MIX Networking Happy Hour at Danlu
    University City District's networking event series MIX returns on Thursday, March 22. Join us at Danlu (3601 Market Street) from 5:30-7:30 PM. Network with other professionals in the area and enjoy drink specials and complimentary appetizers from Danlu, University City's new Taiwanese night market-inspired gastropub.
    https://www.eventbrite.com

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Registration for youth play writing after sch...

Registration for youth play writing after school classes spring 2018 is now open! DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS MARCH 8TH.


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  • DEMOLITION PERMIT

    THE COMPLETE DEMOLITION OF AN EXISTING, ATTACHED, ONE (1) STORY STRUCTURE. STRUCTURE TO BE DEMOLISHED BY HAND AND WITH HAND HELD TOOLS ONLY. PEDESTRIAN PROTECTION TO BE IN PLACE PRIOR TO START OF WORK AND TO BE MAINTAINED DURING ALL DEMOLITION ACTIVITIES. * A COVERED WALKWAY OR SIDEWALK CLOSURE SHALL BE REQUIRED WITHIN MIN. 6 FEET OF BUILDING FA?ADE IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 3306 OF THE IBC. SEPARATE BUILDING AND/OR STREETS DEPARTMENT PERMITS ARE REQUIRED. * 21 DAY POSTING AND NOTICE REQUIRED PER A-303.2 * ASBESTOS REMEDIATION REQUIRED PRIOR TO START OF WORK

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The Woodlands shared their event.

Explore the Food of the Dead with author Sarah Lohman and the Historic Foodways Society of the Delaware Valley. From the home parlour to the funeral parlor; from Irish wakes to sitting Shiva, consumption offers comfort in a time of grief. In this talk we’ll look at the culinary traditions surrounding funerals throughout American history, and we’ll taste beer from Midas’s tomb, funeral cakes, and Mormon funeral potatoes. Register here: http://bit.ly/2EJbJ3e

    Food of the Dead
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2 days ago

Check out our latest issue of The Dornsife Ce...

Check out our latest issue of The Dornsife Center Connector: Winter 2018. http://drexel.edu/dornsifecenter/news/newsletter/

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Check out our latest issue of The Dornsife Center Connector: Winter 2018. http://drexel.edu/dornsifecenter/news/newsletter/
    https://www.facebook.com

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Grave Gardeners program reconnects the Woodlands and Penn

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

    Grave Gardeners program reconnects the Woodlands and Penn | Penn Current
    Darfler, appreciating the historic connection between the BioPond and the Woodlands, reached out to Jessica Baumert, executive director of the Woodlands, when he first started at Penn. After the Grave Gardeners program got off the ground in 2016, Darfler gave lectures to the participating volunteers on seed starting and propagating woody plants and succulents.
    https://penncurrent.upenn.edu

2 days ago

Student org talks life, mental health, and the pursuit of happiness

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

    Student org talks life, mental health, and the pursuit of happiness
    Jared Fenton's Reflect Organization, which he formed while an undergraduate at Penn, is now represented at six different universities, helping college students manage-together-their own mental health and wellness. As a senior in his second-to-last semester at Penn, Jared Fenton, a political science major, was gearing up for his May 2017 graduation.
    https://penncurrent.upenn.edu

2 days ago

The Study at University City named a top ten ...

The Study at University City named a top ten college town hotel by USA TODAY.

    These college town hotels are in a class of their own
    The best part about college these days just might be the new crop of hotels springing up on campuses around the country. Joining some of the more traditional homes-away-from-home are brands like Graduate and Study, whose hotels pay homage to the colleges - and college towns - they serve.
    http://www.10best.com

3 days ago

International House Philadelphia shared their...

Thanks to those who joined us last week for our Lunar New Year celebration. We received so much press and the event sold out. It was a blast and we thank you. Be sure to check out some photos here.

    International House Philadelphia
    International House Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 13,659 likes · 71 talking about this · 14,485 were here. International House Philadelphia - Where the World Lives and Learns
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International House Philadelphia updated thei...

    International House Philadelphia
    International House Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 13,659 likes · 71 talking about this · 14,485 were here. International House Philadelphia - Where the World Lives and Learns
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International House Philadelphia added 15 new...

3701 Chestnut St

    International House Philadelphia
    International House Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 13,659 likes · 71 talking about this · 14,485 were here. International House Philadelphia - Where the World Lives and Learns
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International House Philadelphia updated thei...

    International House Philadelphia
    International House Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 13,658 likes · 71 talking about this · 14,485 were here. International House Philadelphia - Where the World Lives and Learns
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

The New York Times previews Drexel University...

The New York Times previews Drexel University and Brandywine Realty Trust's forthcoming Schuylkill Yards.

    Philadelphia's First Step to a Platform of Innovation
    "Our hope was that we could connect the city, eliminating the river as a historic dividing point," Mr. Sweeney said. "We hope Schuylkill Yards is going to move the physical perception of the city west."
    https://www.nytimes.com

3 days ago

University City District shared Shakespeare i...

Check below to see what play Shakespeare in Clark Park will perform this year!

    Shakespeare in Clark Park's 2018 Show
    Join us this summer in Clark Park!
    https://vimeo.com/

3 days ago

Come check out UConnect, which connects commu...

Come check out UConnect, which connects community members to important resources such as employment, housing, education, and more. We have available appointments Wednesday, 2/21/18 from 4:15-7PM. Check out the flyer for more details to schedule your appointment today!

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Come check out UConnect, which connects community members to important resources such as employment, housing, education, and more. We have available appointments Wednesday, 2/21/18 from 4:15-7PM....
    https://www.facebook.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.
    https://www.facebook.com

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  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    EZ PERMIT SPRINKLER RELOCATION (NFPA 13)- FOR THE RELOCATION OF SPRINKLER HEADS AS PER ATTACHED STANDARD. DEVIATIONS FROM THIS STANDARD WILL RESULT IN PERMIT REVOCATION AND REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION PLANS.

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  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    FOR DEMOLITION OF THE EXISTING ATTACHED ONE-STORY STRUCTURE. LOT TO REMAIN VACANT.

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  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF A NEW HVAC SYSTEM (INCL. DUCTWORK AND ROOF EQUIPMENT), AND FUEL GAS PIPING WITHIN THE 1ST-8TH FLRS OF AN EIGHT (8) STORY ADDITION TO AN EXISTING SEMI-DETACHED STRUCTURE (RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE EXPANSION; SEE AP#644410 FOR BUILDING PERMIT, AP#761886 & 786702 FOR AMENDMENTS; SEE AP#687167 FOR MECHANICAL WORK WITHIN BASEMENT), AS PER PLANS; NO OTHER WORK ON THIS PERMIT; AMENDED PERMIT(S) REQUIRED IF ANY CHANGES MADE PRIOR TO ISSUANCE OF CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY.

    3921-25 CHESTNUT ST Issued February 15, 2018 Comment

Feb 16

“This will turn that vacant lot into the priz...

“This will turn that vacant lot into the prize of the community — the centerpiece." - Gov. Tom Wolf http://ucreview.com/prize-of-the-community-new-market-west-groundbreaking-is-first-step-towa-p7696-1.htm

    "Prize of the Community": New Market West groundbreaking is first step toward revitalizing Haddington-Hobbs Creek
    Jamila Harris-Morrison knows the good and sees the bad in Haddington-Hobbs Creek. The West Philadelphia neighborhood benefits from a community rich in acceleration and amazing neighbors. As the Executive Director of ACHIEVEability, she's worked with more than 100 residents in the area to become financially self-sufficient.
    http://ucreview.com

Feb 16

We are grateful to the Lenfest Foundation for...

We are grateful to the Lenfest Foundation for this significant investment in the people of West Philadelphia.

    $5 million from Lenfest Foundation will bring career training to West Philly - Technical.ly Philly
    In West Philadelphia, where some 81,000 residents live under the poverty line, access to skills and a pathway to careers can provide lasting change. That's the driving force behind the West Philadelphia Skills Initiative , a program led by the University City District (UCD) that got a $5 million boost from the Lenfest Foundation Thursday.
    https://technical.ly

Feb 16

Alternate history, military cyborgs, inter-wo...

Alternate history, military cyborgs, inter-world portals and more: Philly Sci-Fi author Henry Lazarus offers a roundup of new sci-fi and fantasy books out this month. http://ucreview.com/science-fiction-for-february-p7685-86.htm

    Science Fiction for February 2018
    University City, West Philadelphia, Community Newspaper
    http://ucreview.com

Feb 16

Eater Philly lists new restaurant Danlu as on...

Eater Philly lists new restaurant Danlu as one of the hottest brunch spots. Have you tried it yet?

    The Hottest Brunches in Philly Right Now, February 2018
    Many of Philadelphia's best brunch spots are classics, with lines out the door every weekend. And then there are the new additions to Philly's brunch scene, doing their best to make eggs, pancakes, and waffles stand out in the crowd. Here are 16 of the most noteworthy new brunches to try.
    https://philly.eater.com

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