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Staycation anyone? 😍

Staycation anyone? 😍

    25 Amazing Things to Do Along Philadelphia's Waterfront
    Article From parks and museums and piers to restaurants, there are tons of attractions and events all year long at the Delaware River Waterfront.
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Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is ...

Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to join us for a FREE screening of Mission: Impossible III Thursday night! http://www.delawareriverwaterfront.com/events/screenings-under-the-stars-2018

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    Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to join us for a FREE screening of Mission: Impossible III Thursday night! http://www.delawareriverwaterfront.com/events/screenings-under-the-stars-2018
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2 hours ago

Engaging artists and audiences in imaginative...

Engaging artists and audiences in imaginative reflection. http://goo.gl/wXS2U6

    The Wilma Theater
    Engaging artists and audiences in imaginative reflection. http://goo.gl/wXS2U6
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2 hours ago

Hungry Pigeon considering 'aging' their eggs!...

Hungry Pigeon considering 'aging' their eggs!

    At Philly's Hottest Brunch Spot, the Eggs Might Be Too Fresh
    Scott Schroeder and Pat O'Malley have considered aging their eggs to prevent some of the pitfalls of super-fresh eggs (like breakage) in their most popular dishes.
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6 hours ago

Today we want to highlight the work of Jim Mc...

Today we want to highlight the work of Jim McElhatton, a freelance reporter and private investigator whose research in our civil case files contributed to his article “The Homeless Man who Made Alexandria Civil Rights History“ in the Alexandria Times which chronicled James Lomax and his important but forgotten role in Virginia’s civil rights history. You can see his article at the following link (https://alextimes.com/2018/05/jameslomax/), and see his description of his research here at the National Archives at Philadelphia below: Years ago, my family and I lived in an old rental house in Alexandria, Virginia across from a church where volunteers fed lunch to the homeless. Among the same faces I would see day after day was a heavyset African American man with a long gray scraggly beard. His name was James Lomax. He did not talk very much. But he displayed a quiet generosity that set him apart. When he must have thought nobody was looking, James sometimes set plastic bags by our front of our door filled with cast off toys and clothes intended for my young children. After a while, our family finally saved up enough to buy a house of our own and so we moved away. I would still see James in and around town once in a while. Then, I stopped seeing him altogether. I would like to be able to say I tried to find out what happened. But the truth is, life moved on. And I had not thought much about James Lomax in several years. But that changed suddenly not long ago when I visited the National Archives in Philadelphia. A few months ago, I was researching an old civil rights case, Jones v School Board of Alexandria, a 1958 lawsuit that desegregated public schools in Alexandria. As a freelance reporter for the local weekly paper, the Alexandria Times, I wanted to learn more about this case. After all, the old newspaper clips only told so much: Four years after Brown v. Board of Education, seven African American families petitioned Alexandria’s school board to let their children attend whites only schools. The school system refused. So the families and NAACP sued. I took off from work from my day job as a private investigator to have a look at the original case file. I did not know what to expect. I had never visited a National Archives facility. But within ten minutes of my arrival, I had researcher card in hand and the staff laid out original case files that had not been seen or touched in many years. As I paged through the exhibits, I noticed grades and report cards for the 14 school children plaintiffs. I scanned the names of the students then stopped, stunned, to read about a brilliant second grader named James Lomax. I couldn't be, I thought. But it was. It took a few weeks to confirm the student and homeless man were, indeed, the same person. I eventually found James in an assisted living center in Maryland. He had lost a lot of weight. He lay curled up on a bed. I re-introduced myself. He said he remembered me. Then, without a word, I handed him an old wire services newspaper article showing a photo of him as a second grade boy crossing a police barricade. It was the first time public elementary schools were integrated in the Commonwealth of Virginia. “Yeah,” he said. “That’s me.” I later wrote a story about James and his important but forgotten role in Virginia’s civil rights history. Without the National Archives, though, nobody in Alexandria could have ever known, let alone imagined, that the homeless man we walked by countless times did more good by age 8 than most of the rest of us will do in a lifetime. Because that is the point of it all. You just never know. -- Jim McElhatton is a freelance reporter and private investigator; he can be reached at jimmcelhat@gmail.com or follow him on Twitter at @Jim_McElhatton Article: https://alextimes.com/2018/05/jameslomax/

    James Lomax desgregated Alexandria schools - he's now in a Maryland assisted living facility | Alexandria Times | Alexandria, VA
    For years, James Lomax spent his afternoons on the same curb across from an Old Town church that serves meals to the homeless. Heavyset with a long gray beard, he kept to himself and, at times, could seem a little surly. But he also displayed a quiet grace and generosity.
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18 hours ago

Dancing is our favorite way to get fit and we...

Dancing is our favorite way to get fit and we'll be doing a lot of that at the PA Care Health Festival featuring TI (rapper), Estelle, SWV, Dru Hill (official), Suzann Christine and Beano French! Register online to get your FREE tickets!👇😍🙌

    2018 PA Care Health Festival- Free Tickets
    Pennsylvania Care Health and Wellness, a nonprofit organization sponsored by Pennsylania Care Associates, is bringing the largest FREE urban health and music festival in the nation to Philadelphia this summer. The music festival featuring international Rap Artist T.I. will take place on Saturday, July 28th from 12PM-8PM on the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing.
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30 hours ago

Free and Exciting Things To Do In Philly This Week, July 16 – 22

Spruce Street Harbor Park & UNIVESTival ~ July 16 – September 3 ~ Held at Spruce Street Harbor Park, 301 S. Columbus Boulevard. Enjoy the beer garden and the relaxing waterfront hangout. There will be a weekend-long...

...pm in the South Street Headhouse District, Experience the creativity and energy of the fabulous Fourth Street and South Street business communities with an evening of extended hours, art, music, food and shopping along Historic...

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...Pop Philly ~ July 16 – August 30 ~ 3 pm to 11 pm at the Philadelphia Building, 1315 Walnut Street. Enjoy an interactive pop-up exhibit that showcases the creative work of local artists! The...

Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest ~ July 16 – September 3 ~ Held at the Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard. Enjoy the roller rink, mini-golf course, The Midway (with the giant Ferris wheel!) and food concessions this weekend! ~ Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest ~

...Cinema ~ July 16 – September 3 ~  FREE on every 1st Sunday. Held at the Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The exhibit explores the relationship between impressionist master Pierre-Auguste Renoir and master filmmaker Jean...

PHS Pop-Up Garden ~ July 16 – until fall ~ Relax while enjoying food & beer at two different locations! South Street, 1438 South Street and University City Square, 36th & Filbert streets. ~ PHS Pop-Up Garden ~

PHS Pop-Up Garden ~ July 16 – until fall ~ Relax while enjoying food & beer at two different locations! South Street, 1438 South Street and University City Square, 36th & Filbert streets. ~ PHS Pop-Up Garden ~

...visitors to enjoy seating, public art, greenery and elevated city views! The area stretches from Broad and Noble streets, jumps up to the Reading Viaduct overhead and ends above the 1100 block of...

...Broad and Noble streets, jumps up to the Reading Viaduct overhead and ends above the 1100 block of Callowhill Street. ~ The Rail Park Opening...

...The Philadelphia Zoo ~ July 17 & 31 ~ From 6 pm – 9 pm at the Philadelphia Zoo, 3400 W. Girard Avenue. Enjoy a special happy hour at the zoo! Guests will enjoy beers, cocktails & food, with...

Con Air At FringeArts ~ July 18 ~ FREE – Starting at 8:30 pm at FringeArts at 140 N. Columbus Blvd. Enjoy Con Air, with food & drinks (pay-as-you-go). ~ Con Air At FringeArts ~

Movie Night at Schmidt’s Commons: Rocky ~ July 19 ~ FREE – Held at Schmidt’s Commons, 1001 N. 2nd Street from 7 pm to 9 pm. Watch The Sound of Music outside on the big screen. ~ Movie Night at Schmidt’s Commons: The Sound Of Music ~ 

    Free and Exciting Things To Do In Philly This Week, July 16 - 22
    Enjoy the semi cooler summer temps this week while enjoying all of what Philadelphia has to offer! With the many museum exhibits, the Longwood Gardens Festival of Fountains, Parks on Tap, Beer Gardens, Photo Pop Philly, Center City Sips, Schuylkill Movie Nights, the Spruce Street Harbor Park & UNIVESTival and so much more, you might need a vacation after this week!
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Queen Village Neighbors Association shared Ph...

    Philadelphia Parks & Recreation
    Swim Philly has transformed six local pools into mini paradise islands. The program provides comfortable lounge seating, beautiful scenery, and fun activities like Poolside Yoga and Aqua Zumba. Find...
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47 hours ago

Volunteers needed for Queen Village Kids' Enr...

Volunteers needed for Queen Village Kids' Enrichment Program: Summer at Courtyard - https://mailchi.mp/20b933cda1c6/please-volunteer-for-our-queen-village-kids-summer-program

    Queen Village Neighbors Association
    Volunteers needed for Queen Village Kids' Enrichment Program: Summer at Courtyard - https://mailchi.mp/20b933cda1c6/please-volunteer-for-our-queen-village-kids-summer-program
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2 days ago

Something cool to keep on your radar! Flygirr...

Something cool to keep on your radar! Flygirrl presents Roll Train with DJ Mike Nyce + special guest DJ Prince Paul! for a night of dope music, live art, soul train lines and more! 😍😍

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    Penn's Landing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 52,215 likes · 446 talking about this · 105,136 were here. Philadelphia's premier waterfront destination.
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3 days ago

Hello friends! As you may know, we are curren...

Hello friends! As you may know, we are currently fundraising to rebuild the Vare Washington schoolyard. If you would like to help support or project, please consider purchasing a tshirt. A link to the order form is below. You can mail payment to me (email marianne.schilling@gmail.com for my address), or bring it to our meeting on July 25. Deadline for orders is August 1. Thank you for your support!

    Shirtfundraiserorderform
    Vare-Washington Elementary Schoolyard Kick-Off Fundraiser Help raise money to help fund our schoolyard and show your school spirit during your Summer Break: Future Schoolyard (photo credit: Community Design Collaborative) NAME: _______________________ PHONE:____...
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3 days ago

Friends of Vare-Washington updated their cove...

    Friends of Vare-Washington
    Friends of Vare-Washington updated their cover photo.
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3 days ago

The popular Smooth Jazz Summer Nights series ...

The popular Smooth Jazz Summer Nights series at the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing is back every Friday night in August. Up first is Smooth Jazz Summer Nights: Boney James August 3rd! Check out the full lineup here 👇http://www.delawareriverwaterfront.com/events/smooth-jazz-summer-nights2018

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    Penn's Landing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 52,215 likes · 446 talking about this · 105,136 were here. Philadelphia's premier waterfront destination.
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3 days ago

1 dead after crash on 295 in Newport, Delaware

495 South at the Newport off-ramp and 295 North at 495 South are closed while police investigate this deadly crash.

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495 South at the Newport off-ramp and 295 North at 495 South are closed while police investigate this deadly crash.

    1 dead after crash on 295 in Newport, Delaware
    A driver is dead after their car slammed into a tree in Newport, Delaware. State police tell Action News that the driver was traveling on 295 northbound near the 95 merge around 5 a.m. Saturday when they lost control and ran off the road.
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3 days ago

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3 days ago

Penn's Landing added 4 new photos.

The summer on the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing has been full of fireworks, free performances, and amazing festivals and we're just getting started thanks to our amazing sponsors PECO, Pennsylvania Lottery, Liberty Coca-Cola Beverages, Philadelphia -- visitphilly.com, Live Nation Philadelphia, and City of Philadelphia Government!

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3 days ago

Well, would you?

Well, would you?

    Queen Village Neighbors Association
    Well, would you?
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4 days ago

It can be a good idea if there are lower rate...

It can be a good idea if there are lower rates and the timing works out.

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4 days ago

FYI Philly's annual Ice Cream Social

509 S 2nd Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19147

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7619 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19119

1647 E. Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19148

112 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

8126 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia PA 19118

2900 Aramingo Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19134

2413 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125

3900 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa.

2004 Fairmount Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19130

343 South 13th, Philadelphia, PA 19107

1928 East Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19148

9 W Girard Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19123

41 S Main Street, Mullica Hill, N.J. 08062

233 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

121 S 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

45 N. 12th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

6030 Torresdale Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19135

1 W Girard Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19125

1441 W. Shunk Street, Philadelphia, PA 19145

2212 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148

1622 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148

1526 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

127 S 18th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

214 S 40th Street

121 S. Broad Street

1840 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103

2151 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy., Philadelphia, PA 19130

2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy., Philadelphia, PA 19130

    FYI Philly's annual Ice Cream Social
    This weekend on FYI Philly, we're celebrating National Ice Cream Month with our annual ice cream social, visiting some new spots and some Philly favorites that have stood the test of time. We round up artisan ice cream sandwiches and milkshakes plus Philly Mag's picks for coolest treats AND a refreshing spot for a hot summer day.
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4 days ago

Penn's Landing added 2 new photos.

Gather your kiddies for two of our favorite free weekly activities Storytime in the Lodge + Sundays with Pop-up Play!

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    Penn's Landing added a new photo.
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4 days ago

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  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    FOR THE RECONFIGURATION OF EXISTING ACCESSORY SURFACE PARKING FOR A NEW TOTAL OF TWENTY (20) SPACES INCLUDING ONE (1) VAN ACCESSIBLE SPACE. ACCESSIBILITY UPGRADES PER APPROVED PLANS.

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    ALTER EXISTING PARKING TO INCORPORATE A NEW TOTAL OF TWENTY (20) PARKING SPACES, INCLUDING ONE (1) VAN ACCESSIBLE SPACE. NO CHANGE TO EXISTING STRUCTURE. NO SIGNS ON THIS APPLICATION. PARKING ACCESSORY TO EXISTING FINANCIAL SERVICES.

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4 days ago

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ University Dining Days, Bastille Day At Eastern State Penitentiary, Pizzadelphia Pizza Festival At Navy Yard and More!

Spruce Street Harbor Park & UNIVESTival ~ July 13 – September 3 ~ Held at Spruce Street Harbor Park, 301 S. Columbus Boulevard. Enjoy the beer garden and the relaxing waterfront hangout. There will be a weekend-long...

...to watch (pay-as-you-go) – 10 am – 5 pm outside of Brauhaus Schmitz at 718 South Street. The 700 block of South Street will be closed off for a huge World Cup...

...you-go) – 10 am – 5 pm outside of Brauhaus Schmitz at 718 South Street. The 700 block of South Street will be closed off for a huge World Cup viewing party. Seating is first come...

...pm in the South Street Headhouse District, Experience the creativity and energy of the fabulous Fourth Street and South Street business communities with an evening of extended hours, art, music, food and shopping along Historic...

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...Pop Philly ~ July 13 – August 30 ~ 3 pm to 11 pm at the Philadelphia Building, 1315 Walnut Street. Enjoy an interactive pop-up exhibit that showcases the creative work of local artists! The...

Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest ~ July 13 – September 3 ~ Held at the Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard. Enjoy the roller rink, mini-golf course, The Midway (with the giant Ferris wheel!) and...

...Cinema ~ July 13 – September 3 ~  FREE on every 1st Sunday. Held at the Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The exhibit explores the relationship between impressionist master Pierre-Auguste Renoir and master filmmaker Jean...

PHS Pop-Up Garden ~ July 13 – until fall ~ Relax while enjoying food & beer at two different locations! South Street, 1438 South Street and University City Square, 36th & Filbert streets. ~ PHS Pop-Up Garden ~

PHS Pop-Up Garden ~ July 13 – until fall ~ Relax while enjoying food & beer at two different locations! South Street, 1438 South Street and University City Square, 36th & Filbert streets. ~ PHS Pop-Up Garden ~

Wine Garden At Collins Park ~ July 13 ~ From 4 pm – 9 pm at 1707 Chestnut Street, the Wine Garden at Collins Park offers wine and craft beer in one of Center City’s most picturesque parks. ~ Wine Garden At Collins Park ~

Liberty Lands Market ~ July 14 ~ From 9 am until 3 pm at 926 N. American St in Northern Liberties. One can find everything from fresh organic produce to hand crafted wears...

Clark Park Farmers’ Market ~ July 14 ~ From 10 am to 2 pm, The Food Trust holds an outdoor market at 43rd St and Baltimore Ave. Enjoy fresh vegetables & food from favorite local farmers and producers. ~ Clark Park Farmers’ Market ~ 

40th Street Summer Series ~ July 14 ~ FREE – Starts at 6 pm at 40th and Walnut streets. Enjoy Las Cafeteras  – Born and raised east of the Los Angeles River, Las Cafeteras...

...visitors to enjoy seating, public art, greenery and elevated city views! The area stretches from Broad and Noble streets, jumps up to the Reading Viaduct overhead and ends above the 1100 block of...

...Broad and Noble streets, jumps up to the Reading Viaduct overhead and ends above the 1100 block of Callowhill Street. ~ The Rail Park Opening...

    Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ University Dining Days, Bastille Day At Eastern State Penitentiary, Pizzadelphia Pizza Festival At Navy Yard and More!
    Things to do in Philadelphia ~ July 13 - 19 ~ Visiting Philadelphia or living in or nearby Philly? We have it all for you. Anything from free events in Philadelphia, to food festivals, historical sites, museums and much more. With so many things to do in Philadelphia, you can't go wrong.
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4 days ago

QVNA Magazine hits the streets and South Stre...

QVNA Magazine hits the streets and South Street gets a facelift. Read all about it in News You Can Use - July 12, 2018 - https://mailchi.mp/qvna/news-you-can-use-july-12-2018

    Queen Village Neighbors Association
    QVNA Magazine hits the streets and South Street gets a facelift. Read all about it in News You Can Use - July 12, 2018 - https://mailchi.mp/qvna/news-you-can-use-july-12-2018
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4 days ago

Apparently Philly has a ton of parking. Researchers estimate there are 2,172,896 spots in the city — that's 1.4 parking spaces for every resident, or 3.2 per household.

On the 600 block of South Leithgow Street in Queen Village, cars are parked nearly bumper to bumper.

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...values increasing, Philadelphia already has seen some development on some longtime parking spots. On the 2000 block of Lombard Street, townhouses are expected at the site of an 150-car garage. At 17th and Chancellor...

A sign advertising for the parking garage at 1324 Arch St. in Center City.

    Philadelphia has 2,172,896 parking spaces. So how come you're still circling the block?
    There are few things Philadelphians like to complain about more than parking. There's not enough, some argue. There's too much, others contend. Finding a spot takes too long, or garages are too expensive. Some residents believe on-street permit prices should increase - even five or tenfold. Others say parking should be free.
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5 days ago

Rock out all summer long at these amazing con...

Rock out all summer long at these amazing concerts at The Festival Pier at Penn's Landing & the BB&T Pavilion! The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill 20th Anniversary Tour, Coheed and Cambria & Taking Back Sunday, Arcade Fire, Beck & Glass Animals at Penns Landing Festival Pier, Steely Dan & The Doobie Brothers at BB&T Pavilion, Vans Warped Tour Presented By Journeys, Kevin Hart Show at BB&T Pavilion in Camden, NJ , and Lindsey Stirling + Evanescence.

    Penn's Landing
    Rock out all summer long at these amazing concerts at The Festival Pier at Penn's Landing & the BB&T Pavilion! The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill 20th Anniversary Tour, Coheed and Cambria & Taking Back...
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5 days ago

Save your seat for the 2018/2019 Season! Che...

Save your seat for the 2018/2019 Season! Check out the new Wilma 4 Play Packages: - Reserve your seats for all four productions - Save on tickets - Experience living, adventurous art at The Wilma Theater --> https://goo.gl/29FF2p Photo by Bill Hebert.

    The Wilma Theater
    Save your seat for the 2018/2019 Season! Check out the new Wilma 4 Play Packages: - Reserve your seats for all four productions - Save on tickets - Experience living, adventurous art at The...
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5 days ago

Ever wonder if the National Archives and Reco...

Ever wonder if the National Archives and Records Administration has records of aliens and UFOs in our holdings? If so, you’re in luck! Our colleague Joseph Gillette, an Archivist on a cross-training assignment in the National Archives History Office, wrote a series about the Air Force’s Project Blue Book, as well as its precursors, Project Sign and Project Grudge. The purpose of these projects was to investigate the increasing number of unidentified flying object (UFO) sightings throughout America and determine their nature and any potential threat. This blog posted, entitled “INVASION! (of privacy),” is the first in a three part series which explores the Project Blue Book and discusses records of UFOs in the holdings of the National Archives! You can find Part II, “UFOs: Natural Explanations,” and Part III, “UFOs: Man-Made, Made Up, and Unknown,” on the Pieces of History blog here: www.prologue.blogs.archives.gov https://prologue.blogs.archives.gov/2018/04/09/invasion-of-privacy/

    INVASION! (of privacy)
    Today's post comes from Joseph Gillette, an archivist on a cross-training assignment with the National Archives History Office. It is part of a series concerning the Air Force's Project Blue Book investigation. In the mid-1970s, the National Archives prepared to absorb the records of the Air Force's Project Blue Book, as well as its precursors,...
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5 days ago

Puyero Venezuelan Flavor July Specials

Puyero Venezuelan Flavor is located at 524 S. 4th Street (off South Street). For more information about Puyero, visit http://www.puyeroflavor.com/ or call (267) 928-4584.

    Puyero Venezuelan Flavor July Specials - Philly Grub
    By Amaris Pollock, special correspondent to Philly Grub There is something special to be said of foods that are more ethnic in origin, and the reason why is the bold flavors and interesting combinations that are used to create them. Recently I was invited to try out Puyero Venezuelan Flavor's special menu item, each bringing ...
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5 days ago

Here are 10+ ways to enjoy the entire Delawar...

Here are 10+ ways to enjoy the entire Delaware River Waterfront this summer! 😍

    13 Ways to Enjoy the Delaware River
    When the weather gets hot, the Waterfront feels like it's ten degrees cooler than the rest of the city. And, if you're able to make it our onto the river, it feels even better. Below are some great ways to get exercise, take in the views, and learn a little bit about sailing.
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6 days ago

Flower Child, Kamikaze Kids Owner Dies at 68

During her life, she protested the Vietnam War, taught special education and opened Kamikaze Kids, a punk children’s store on Fourth and South streets.

    Flower Child, Kamikaze Kids Owner Dies at 68 - Jewish Exponent
    Steven Krupnick remembers the first time he saw Susan Krupnick, the woman who, just two years later, would marry him. It was the spring of 1969. She was standing by a bench in the quad at American University, telling off some other students for taking food stamps when they didn't need them.
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6 days ago

Bring a chair and get comfy for a free screen...

Bring a chair and get comfy for a free screening of the Hollywood blockbuster Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle! Movie starts at dusk! 🍿🍿🍿🍿🍿🍿🍿https://www.facebook.com/events/170227443681208/

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    Bring a chair and get comfy for a free screening of the Hollywood blockbuster Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle! Movie starts at dusk! 🍿🍿🍿🍿🍿🍿🍿https://www.facebook.com/events/170227443681208/
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6 days ago

Penn's Landing added a new photo.

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    Penn's Landing added a new photo.
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Penn's Landing updated their cover photo.

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    Penn's Landing updated their cover photo.
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6 days ago

Penn's Landing added 4 new photos.

Fill your summer with free live music by being a regular at Jazz in the Park, WXPN Welcomes Waterfront Sessions, Smooth Jazz Summer Nights: Boney James, Sounds of Inspiration, and the PECO Multicultural Series. Learn more here! http://www.delawareriverwaterfront.com/events

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Jul 10

Today is National Cow Appreciation Day! In ob...

Today is National Cow Appreciation Day! In observance, we are sharing this photograph of a three-legged calf from our Rural Rehabilitation Loan Case Files from West Virginia. The Rural Rehabilitation Division of the Farmer’s Home Administration was established April 1, 1934, by authority of the Federal Emergency Relief Act, to make loans to destitute farm families. This three-legged cow belonged to B. H. Young of Webster County, West Virginia. Want to learn more about our holdings? You can check out our online catalog (www.catalog.archives.gov) and make an appointment to view our holdings at the National Archives at Philadelphia by calling (215) 305-2044 or emailing philadelphia.archives@nara.gov. You can find this photograph in NARA's online catalog here: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/12043705 Today’s post was written by Grace Schultz, Archives Technician at the National Archives at Philadelphia. #nationalcowappreciationday #cows #farms #food #history #archives #nara

    National Archives at Philadelphia
    Today is National Cow Appreciation Day! In observance, we are sharing this photograph of a three-legged calf from our Rural Rehabilitation Loan Case Files from West Virginia. The Rural Rehabilitation...
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Jul 09

Get healthy and stay healthy with tons of hel...

Get healthy and stay healthy with tons of helpful info at PA Care Health Fest July 28 featuring health screenings, kids carnival, line dancing, live performances and much more! #LetPAcare

    Pennsylvania Care Health Fest
    Jul 28 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm : This summer Pennsylvania Care Health and Wellness is bringing the tristate's largest health festival and music concert to historic Penn's Landing offering free health screenings, kids carnival, seniors tent with bingo tournament, yoga, line dancing, and live entertainment by national...
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Jul 09

See Kevin Hart for free before his show at th...

See Kevin Hart for free before his show at the BB&T Pavilion in Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle at Screenings Under the Stars Thursday at the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing! 🎉😍

    Screenings Under the Stars
    Jul 05 8:30 pm - Aug 30 11:00 pm: Every Thursday night in July and August, a different film will be screened outdoors on a big screen at Penn's Landing for FREE. Movies range from recent blockbusters to all time classics and are all family friendly.
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Jul 09

We are grateful to curator Bob Skiba and arch...

We are grateful to curator Bob Skiba and archivist John Anderies for celebrating their birthdays this year with online fundraisers to support the John J. Wilcox, Jr. Archives at William Way LGBT Community Center. We are fortunate to have such passionate, creative, and diligent stewards of Philadelphia's LGBTQ+ histories in Bob and John. Our heartfelt thanks go out to all who contributed. Together, you raised over $2,000 for the archives(!), helping us collect, preserve, and share your one-of-a-kind stories. Want to know more about the Wilcox Archives? You can follow their lively Facebook page above; visit us now in person for an exhibit on LGBTQ media (on view daily in the archives gallery); see a special exhibit at the Liberty Bell Pavilion on Gay Rights and the Courts (more about that here: http://www.waygay.org/pr-sofe); or check out our new online exhibition here: https://sofe.wilcoxarchives.org/. We look forward to making (more) history with you this year!

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    We are grateful to curator Bob Skiba and archivist John Anderies for celebrating their birthdays this year with online fundraisers to support the John J. Wilcox, Jr. Archives at William Way LGBT...
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Jul 09

Immigration: The Polish Provide Philadelphia With History

1797 – Kosciuszko returned to Philadelphia as a hero, residing at 3rd and Pine streets where he often chatted with then Vice President Thomas Jefferson. The Kosciuszko House is is now a national monument operated by the U.S. National Park Service.

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1981 – In February, the Polish American Cultural Center was founded at 24th and Brown streets in the Fairmount section of Philadelphia. That same year, Polish American Heritage Month was established in Philadelphia, promoting Polish culture and Polish-American history in the month of October.

1987 – Polish American Social Services and the Polish American Cultural Center moved their expanding efforts to their current location in the heart of Historic District at 308 Walnut St.

    Immigration: The Polish Provide Philadelphia With History
    Poland's presence may have even preceded Christopher Columbus' arrival in the Newfoundland with the navigation of the mysterious John Scolvus, sometimes referred to as John of Kolno. While a lack of records make this a disputable claim, it is clear that the Polish have aided America since its very beginning.
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Jul 08

Who’s enjoying El Concilio’s Hispanic Fiesta ...

Who’s enjoying El Concilio’s Hispanic Fiesta part of the PECO Multicultural Festival? We’re partying until 8pm. Be sure to swing by on this gorgeous Sunday! 🎉

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    Who's enjoying El Concilio's Hispanic Fiesta part of the PECO Multicultural Festival? We're partying until 8pm. Be sure to swing by on this gorgeous Sunday! 🎉
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Jul 08

The Wilma Theater added 2 new photos.

Blanka Zizka speaking today at THE RETURN OF DIONYSUS - Tribute to THEODOROS TERZOPOULOS. HotHouse Company member Justin Jain spoke on Friday. A true honor for The Wilma Theater to be invited to the grand re-opening of the Ancient Theatre in Delphi!!

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