8 hours ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared The Philadelphia...

    $50M complex breaks ground in West Phila.
    It's a new day on Market Street in West Philadelphia. Two nonprofit organizations embarked Friday on a nearly $50 million project to build a four-story community services and retail complex on an underutilized and vacant city block at 59th and Market streets.
    http://www.phillytrib.com

8 hours ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Blackwell Region...

    Mental Health, Trauma, & the African American Community: A Panel
    Mental Health, Trauma, & the African American Community: A Panel
    https://www.facebook.com

11 hours ago

Upcoming event in March; hope to see everyone...

Upcoming event in March; hope to see everyone there!

    Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library
    Upcoming event in March; hope to see everyone there!
    https://www.facebook.com

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Police: 12-Year-Old Listed In Stable Condition After Shooting In West Philly

The shooting happened around 2:40 p.m. on the 200 block of South 52nd Street.

    Police: 12-Year-Old Listed In Stable Condition After Shooting In West Philly
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -Authorities say a 12-year-old boy is in stable condition after being shot in West Philadelphia on Friday. The shooting happened around 2:40 p.m. on the 200 block of South 52nd Street. Police say a bullet grazed the boy on his left backside.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

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Read, Baby, Read #storytime this Saturday (an...

Read, Baby, Read #storytime this Saturday (and every Saturday) at 10:30 a.m.! Followed by #baby #playtime 🤱🏾 Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library, 125 S 52nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19139. #babystorytime is free. No advance registration required. For more info, call Ms. Dariell at 215-685-7422. 📚 #readingtogether #creativeplay #earlyliteracy #readbabyread #freelibrary #westphilly #librarylove #babies #toddlers #freeinphilly #lifelonglearning #everychildreadytoread 📚 Ages infant - 24 mos. & caregivers. Older siblings are welcome!

    Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library Children's Department
    Read, Baby, Read #storytime this Saturday (and every Saturday) at 10:30 a.m.! Followed by #baby #playtime 🤱🏾 Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library, 125 S 52nd Street, Philadelphia,...
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    314 S 52ND ST Issued February 12, 2018 Comment

3 days ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared a post.

h/t to our friends Kingsessing Roadrunners & Friends for sharing this handy list of legal services offered around the city.

    Hannah Dickey
    Hey fellow Philadelphians... I love seeing all these resources posted on here. I wanted to share some resource guides that I've made for a program I help run at Drexel called UConnect at the...
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3 days ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Dr. Bernett L Jo...

Please attend this free info session on trauma hosted by our friends at Dr. Bernett L Johnson Jr. Sayre Health Center on Feb. 26th.

    Introduction to Trauma with theVillage
    More than 25% of American Youth experience a serious traumatic event by their 16th Birthday. Join theVillage and Sayre Health Center for discussion about...
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3 days ago

17-year-old critically injured in West Philadelphia shooting

The shooting happened just after 7:30 p.m. Tuesday on the 5200 block of Walnut Street.

    17-year-old critically injured in West Phila. shooting
    Live Broadcast WATCH NOW WATCH LIVE A teenager is fighting for his life after being shot in West Philadelphia. The shooting happened just after 7:30 p.m. Tuesday on the 5200 block of Walnut Street. Police say the 17-year-old boy was shot once in the hip while standing on the corner.
    http://6abc.com

4 days ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared a link.

    The Philly Black History Syllabus: 13 must-read books to understand our city
    Philly has made a lot of black history. Nearly 690,000 African Americans live in the city. And so, with this large and longstanding community, there's no shortage of institutions to honor and stars to remember during Black History Month. So if you wanted to get a strong grasp of this history, what books should you read?
    https://billypenn.com

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    5243 LOCUST ST Issued February 9, 2018 Comment

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Feb 09

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Historic Archite...

Great page to follow for some historic perspective on our community!

    Historic Architecture in West Philadelphia: 1789-1930s
    View of twin houses on 55th Street, south of Locust. Construction on these homes began on April of 1907 by Robert A. Pitts. Mercantile Studios (circa 1908).
    https://www.facebook.com

Feb 09

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Coffee And Polit...

Head over to Settlement Music School in Wynnefield tomorrow to learn about Why Courts Matter- Pennsylvania from Kadida Natasha Kenner!

    Coffee and Politics: Why Courts Matter
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Feb 08

To our friends at Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Cree...

To our friends at Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library! 🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂

    20+ Times Librarians Surprised Everyone With Their Sense Of Humor
    Even though libraries are citadels of silence, guarding humanity's best thoughts, it doesn't mean that humor is forbidden there. To prove that a giggle can easily accompany a pleasant read, Bored Panda has collected a list of some of the funniest examples of librarian humor.
    https://www.boredpanda.com

Feb 08

The Enterprise Center is at Dynamite Pest Con...

Story number six in our 52 Stories about 52nd series details the history of Dynamite Pest Control, which has been a neighborhood fixture for over four decades and even had a cameo in a 1970s Blaxploitation film! A Dynamite Story Did you know the oldest continuous business on 52nd St. is both Black owned and family run? It was started by Rich Foreman Senior. Born in 1941, he went to Cheyney U. and in 1969 he left in his 3rd year to start Dynamite Pest Control. Originally known as Dynamite Exterminators, the company began in an apartment at 5215 Spruce .Their iconic sign actually made its way into the Black exploitation film Trick Baby in the 1970’s! Rich Sr. worked up until his death on December 26, 2008; in 2009 Rich Foreman Jr. stepped in to continue the legacy his father started.

    The Enterprise Center
    Story number six in our 52 Stories about 52nd series details the history of Dynamite Pest Control, which has been a neighborhood fixture for over four decades and even had a cameo in a 1970s...
    https://www.facebook.com

Feb 08

Feb 08

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    EZ PERMIT STADARDS ALTERATIONS- FOR ALTERATIONS TO AN EXISTING ONE FAMILY DWELLING AS PER ATTACHED STANDARD. DEVIATIONS FROM THIS STANDARD WILL RESULT IN PERMIT REVOCATION AND REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION PLANS.

    5102 DELANCEY ST Issued February 6, 2018 Comment

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Feb 07

Celebrate

The Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library Children’s Department will offer family-friendly events covering African-American heritage. 125 S. 52nd Street, (215) 685-7422, freelibrary.org

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...books—to examine perspectives on Black identity from 1912 to 2016. February 2 – April 29. 701 Arch Street, (215) 574-0380, aampmuseum.org

...of Black art to transform individuals, create and build community and foster cultural understanding.” February. 628 S. 16th Street, (215) 232-4485, artsanctuary.org

...look at the Emancipation Proclamation and self-guided tours highlighting African-American history. February 2018. 525 Arch Street, (215) 409-6600, constitutioncenter.org

...tomb materials from 5,000 years of Egyptian culture in the Egyptian Galleries. February 24. 3260 South Street, (215) 898-4000, penn.museum

...celebrate the life and many achievements of the brave 19th-century Philadelphian. Through March 31. 15 S. 7th Street, (215) 685-4830, philadelphiahistory.org

...an effort to clear the air and move the nation forward. January 27-February 24. 4954 Old York Road, rushphilanthropic.org

Visitors can enjoy free, live, no reservations-required world music as presented by Temple University students during Drumming Traditions of Brazil, West Africa, and India. February 6. Temple Performing Arts Center, 1837 N. Broad Street, (215) 204-9860, templeperformingartscenter.org

...Narratives—brings their experiences to life onstage. Venice Island Performing Arts & Recreation Center. February 9. 7 Lock Street, (215) 685-3583, veniceisland.org

...contemporary jazz, Soul and R&B. February 11. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Branch, 1901 Vine Street, (215) 686-5322, freelibrary.org

...freedom was in name only. February 6. Free Library of Philadelphia,Philadelphia City Institute Branch, 1905 Locust Street, (215) 685-6621, freelibrary.org

...importance of the Black Arts Movement and the funding crisis of Black theaters. February 18. 419 S. 6th Street, theatrephiladelphia.org

Now in its 22nd year, the Schomburg Symposium is an annual Taller Puertorriqueñoconference dedicated to Afro-Latino history and culture. This year’s symposium theme: Does Violence Have Color? February 24. 2600 N. 5th Street, (215) 426-3311, tallerpr.org

    DoNArTNeWs
    Exhibitions, Performances and Special Program Highlight Philly's Month of Activities Founded in 1976, The African American Museum in Philadelphia (above) is the first institution built by a major U.S. city to preserve, interpret and exhibit the heritage and culture of African-Americans. Credit: Photo by J.
    http://brewermultimedia.com

Feb 07

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Philadelphia May...

    Share what you want in your schools | Office of the Mayor
    Use this form to share your thoughts on what you want in your schools.
    https://beta.phila.gov

Feb 07

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Spiral Gardens C...

We discussed this on Monday during our meeting. Here is a class if you are interested

    Free Class! Growing Food in the City, Spring/Summer Planting
    Free Class! Growing Food in the City, Spring/Summer Planting
    https://www.facebook.com

Feb 07

Philadelphia Theater Calendar February 2018

Morning’s at Seven by Paul Osborn. January 10-February 4, 2018. People’s Light and Theatre Company, 39 Conestoga Road, Malvern PA.

Marie Antoinette. February 14-March 10, 2018. Curio Theatre Company at Calvary Center for Culture and Community, 4740 Baltimore Avenue. $15-$30. curiotheatre.org. Tickets.

I Am a Drum Major by Frank Ford. February 16-17, 2018. Free. White Rock’s Give Me Your Hand Puppeteers at White Rock Baptist Church, 5240 Chestnut St. theatrephiladelphia.org

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Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery. Adapted by Ken Ludwig. January 2-February 4, 2018. Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut Street. $35-$40. walnutstreettheatre.org

A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen. January 11-February 25, 2018. Arden Theatre Company, 40 N. 2nd Street. $15-$42. ardentheatre.org/

Sensitive Guys by MJ Kaufman. January 19-February 11, 2018. InterAct Theatre Company at the Drake, 302 S. Hicks Street. $15-$40. interacttheatre.org

Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett. January 31-February 18, 2018. Quintessence Theatre Group, 7137 Germantown Avenue. $15-$50. quintessencetheatre.org

Every(one). Adapted by Jimmy Guckin. February 1-10, 2018. Once More Theatre and Plays and Players, 1714 Delancey Street. $10-$20. playsandplayers.org

Musical Thrones: A Parody by Jon and Al Kaplan. February 9-10, 2018. Philadelphia Theatre Company at Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad Street. $25-$45. philadelphiatheatrecompany.org

Written on Skin. February 9-18, 2018. Opera Philadelphia at Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad Street. $20-$240. operaphila.org. Tickets.

Not Not The Illuminati by John Rosenberg. February 15, 2018. Hum’n’Bards and HellaFresh Theatre at Tattooed Mom, 530 South Street. Free. illuminati.ticketleap.com

Wolfcrush by Haygen Brice Walker. February 18, 2018. Free. Writer’s Block Rehab, 342 Cypress Street. theatrephiladelphia.org

Shen Yun. February 23-March 11, 2018. Merriam Theater, 250 S Broad Street. $80-$165. shenyun.com.

    Philadelphia Theater Calendar February 2018
    35-$40. Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery . Adapted by Ken Ludwig. January 2-February 4, 2018. Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut Street. walnutstreettheatre.org Time Stands Still by Donald Margulies. January 2-February 11, 2018. Bristol Riverside Theatre, 120 Radcliffe Street, Bristol PA. Morning's at Seven by Paul Osborn. January 10-February 4, 2018.
    http://phindie.com

Feb 07

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared The Philadelphia...

The deadline to nominate a qualified candidate for the Board of Education is TODAY. If you know someone who you think would be well.suited to serve the needs of the new board ease submit the application ASAP. NOTE: You will need some personal information for the nominee AND a resume and bio to complete the application.

    Want to join new Board of Education? Application deadline Wednesday
    The deadline to submit an application to be considered for a seat on the new nine-member Philadelphia Board of Education has arrived. After the original deadline was pushed back a week, the Mayor's Office of Education will accept applications through 11:59 p.m. Wednesday.
    http://www.phillytrib.com

Feb 07

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