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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...
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11 hours ago

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    FOR EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR LEVEL 2 ALTERATIONS TO DEMOLISH EXISTING WINDOW AND CREATE NEW DOOR ENTRANCE FROM STEET LEVEL. REMOVE EXISTING BASEMENT FLOOR SECTION EXCAVATE FOR NEW ELEVATOR PIT. INSTALL NEW CMU WALLS FOR ELEVATOR SHAFT, NEW FRAMED AND DRYWALL FOR ELEVATOR MACHINE ROOM ANDSOME MINOR REPAIR OF METAL RAILING AS PER PLANS. ELEVATOR AND ELECTRIC PERMIT BY OTHERS.

    8-12 N PRESTON ST Issued January 18, 2018 Comment

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20 hours ago

Tomorrow! We are hosting a Criminal Record Ex...

Tomorrow! We are hosting a Criminal Record Expungement Clinic here at 3939 Warren Street. Bring a valid ID and talk with an expert about taking steps to clearing your record!

    Lancaster Avenue - West Philadelphia, PA
    Tomorrow! We are hosting a Criminal Record Expungement Clinic here at 3939 Warren Street. Bring a valid ID and talk with an expert about taking steps to clearing your record!
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21 hours 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

21 hours 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

22 hours 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

24 hours 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

24 hours 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

25 hours 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...
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25 hours ago

New Business on Lancaster Ave! West Pets Phil...

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 reptiles, and plenty of stuff for your dogs and cats. It's a really welcoming shop!

    Lancaster Avenue - West Philadelphia, PA
    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

26 hours 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!
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26 hours 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

35 hours ago

35 hours 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

44 hours 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

44 hours 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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44 hours ago

"It's going to be a hectic few weeks.” http:...

"It's going to be a hectic few weeks.” http://philadelphiafreepress.com/statelevel-collaboration-is-next-step-for-philadelphias-amazon-hq-bid-p7087-115.htm

    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

45 hours ago

University City District shared Greensgrow We...

Help Greensgrow West get ready for spring + enjoy breakfast and lunch for helping!

    Volunteer Day at Greensgrow West
    Registration required. Join the team at Greensgrow West as we prepare for Opening Day. We need your help with seasonal clean up, set up and maintenance...
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2 days ago

ICYMI: The Philadelphia Animal Welfare Societ...

ICYMI: The Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) and the Pennsylvania SPCA (PSPCA) have joined forces to create the Philadelphia No-Kill Coalition. http://ucreview.com/philadelphias-animal-welfare-leaders-announce-philadelphia-nokill-coaliti-p7631-1.htm

    Philadelphia's Animal Welfare leaders announce Philadelphia No-Kill Coalition
    University City, West Philadelphia, Community Newspaper
    http://ucreview.com

2 days ago

Lancaster Avenue - West Philadelphia, PA upda...

MLK Day parade and celebration at 40th and Lancaster Avenue - West Philadelphia, PA

    Lancaster Avenue - West Philadelphia, PA
    MLK Day parade and celebration at 40th and Lancaster Avenue - West Philadelphia, PA
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2 days ago

Philadelphia has made the shortlist of cities...

Philadelphia has made the shortlist of cities Amazon is considering for their second headquarters, and two of Philly's proposed locations are in University City.

    Amazon announces candidate cities for HQ2
    Amazon announces candidate cities for HQ2
    https://www.amazon.com

2 days ago

Restaurant Week, Marigold Kitchen's winter me...

Restaurant Week, Marigold Kitchen's winter menu and Eagles Championship specials. http://ucreview.com/philly-dines-out-a-minimenu-of-the-philly-restaurant-scene-p7628-145.htm

    Philly Dines Out: a mini-menu of the Philly restaurant scene
    University City, West Philadelphia, Community Newspaper
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2 days ago

University City Review shared a link.

    USciences Participates in Service for MLK Day 2018
    University City, West Philadelphia, Community Newspaper
    http://ucreview.com

2 days ago

University of the Sciences

University of the Sciences

    USciences Participates in Service for MLK Day 2018
    University City, West Philadelphia, Community Newspaper
    http://ucreview.com

2 days 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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2 days 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

3 days ago

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

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