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The history in pictures of West Philadelphia's forgotten 'Flatiron building' | Inga Saffron

...Parkside and Hestonville — to travel more than  a mile to the next nearest branch, at 52nd and Sansom. Feldman’s photograph hints at the social isolation wrought by the loss of such civic...

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Feldman first encountered the subjects in his Slought photographs as a child. Growing up at 63rd and Woodbine in West Philadelphia, he would pass buildings like the former George Institute Branch of the...

The Slought Foundation, 4017 Walnut St., is ordinarily open noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Friday. But the gallery will be open  from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Feldman will give a short lecture about his work. Admission is free.

    The history in pictures of West Philadelphia's forgotten 'Flatiron building' | Inga Saffron
    Thanks to the internet and social media outlets like Instagram, we have more opportunities than ever to view images of buildings and places we might never visit. But quantity shouldn't be confused with quality. Those two-dimensional concentrations of pixels can tell us only so much.
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2 days ago

‘Thurgood’ at the Bushfire Theatre on Friday and Saturday

This weekend you can get a rare glimpse inside the Bushfire Theatre for the Performing Arts at 52nd and Locust (224 S. 52nd St.) for the staging of Thurgood, the acclaimed bio-play about the former Supreme Court justice and civil rights icon.

    'Thurgood' at the Bushfire Theatre on Friday and Saturday
    This weekend you can get a rare glimpse inside the Bushfire Theatre for the Performing Arts at 52nd and Locust (224 S. 52nd St.) for the staging of Thurgood, the acclaimed bio-play about the former Supreme Court justice and civil rights icon.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

2 days ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Friends of the W...

Friends of the Wissahickon has three summer jobs open.

    Friends of the Wissahickon
    FOW is hiring! We're looking for 3 dedicated seasonal outreach assistants to share FOW's mission and responsible park use principles. Apply here today: http://ow.ly/GwBd30jUZHG
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2 days ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Philadelphia Par...

    Philadelphia Parks & Recreation
    Time is running out to become a Philly lifeguard! Summer pay starts at $13.65 per hour.
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2 days ago

3 days ago

Designing Mobile Apps

Market Frankford El – 52nd & Market (going West or East)

Bus Route 21 – 52nd & Chestnut (going West) and 52nd & Walnut (going East)

Bus Route 21 – 52nd & Chestnut (going West) and 52nd & Walnut (going East)

    Designing Mobile Apps
    Event run by Blackwell Library Teen Department. Please email with any questions! Thank you! Students will work in teams to design a mobile app. They will select an app idea, develop a prototype, and present their final product to the class.
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3 days ago

Gary Bronson Memorial Memorial Scholarship is...

Gary Bronson Memorial Memorial Scholarship is now taking applications! Over the last 29 years, the scholarship program has awarded 169 scholarships to 81 of our young neighbors. We are very proud of this program that helps Cedar Park residents who are continuing their education upon graduation from high school. You can find the application forms here: http://www.cedarparkneighbors.org/scholarship/

    Scholarship Committee
    Established in 1988, the mission of the Cedar Park Neighbors Scholarship Committee is to recognize and encourage young adults living in the Cedar Park neighborhood of West Philadelphia who are committed to pursuing higher education and provide them with both mentorship and financial support to help them be successful in their post-secondary endeavors.
    http://www.cedarparkneighbors.org

3 days ago

The Bushfire Theatre of Performing Arts debu...

The Bushfire Theatre of Performing Arts debuts a new show tomorrow at 7pm: Thurgood. Thurgood's debut is story #20 in our 52 Stories about 52nd series: read on to learn more about it! New Show at Bushfire Theatre The beautiful Bushfire Theater of Performing Arts is set to premier a new show on Friday, May 18, 2018, which will run for the entire weekend. The show is entitled Thurgood and details the life and career of Thurgood Marshall. The Bushfire Theater is located 224 S 52nd St at the corner of 52nd & Locust. Tickets range from $15 for youth to $30. For many, the theater is mysterious as it holds a limited amount of shows per year: here is a chance to check out a theater that is over 100 years old while taking in art on 52nd St!

    The Enterprise Center
    The Bushfire Theatre of Performing Arts debuts a new show tomorrow at 7pm: Thurgood. Thurgood's debut is story #20 in our 52 Stories about 52nd series: read on to learn more about it! New Show at...
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4 days ago

Get the latest Cedar Park news from our weekl...

Get the latest Cedar Park news from our weekly email. This week includes Scholarship Applications, The Cedar Park Jazz series, and much more. Sign up at bit.ly/CPNnews to get it straight to your inbox. https://us16.campaign-archive.com/?u=5b4185fd76a8fa8a50042e688&id=041935d676&e=[UNIQID]

    Cedar Park Neighbors Weekly Newsletter
    Read more about the dollar stroll vendor application, PFCU's #StopMoneyShaming campaign, our scholarship fundraiser, and more!
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4 days ago

Commerical Robbery 1535 S Broad St DC 18 03 023569

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Homicide 4500 Melrose St DC 17 15 003410 - Duration: 3:34.

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    Commerical Robbery 1535 S Broad St DC 18 03 023569
    On April 29, 2018, at approximately 4:30 PM, the two unknown black males were captured on surveillance video entering the Philly Wireless store located 1535 South Broad Street. While inside the suspects surveyed the store and after approximately thirty (30) minutes they left.
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The next time you think voting has no impact,...

The next time you think voting has no impact, please read this.

    Philadelphia write-in candidate: I won with one vote
    A Philadelphia resident was shocked to receive a letter Friday saying they won an election earlier in the month - apparently because no one else cast a vote. "I literally yelled 'what the hell' when I opened the letter," Phillip Garcia told The Hill.
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5 days ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Sixty-Six Wards'...

Follow elections results here...

    Sixty-Six Wards
    Philadelphia! The polls are open! Sixty-Six Wards is live-tracking election turnout. And we need *your* help! First, vote. When you do, share your voter number with us, and then live track the...
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5 days ago

VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE #VOTE

VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE #VOTE

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5 days ago

Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library added 2 ...

The Philadelphia Orchestra Sound All Round Program at the library !!!

    Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library
    Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library added a new photo.
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5 days ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared U.S. Democratic ...

TODAY WE VOTE!

    U.S. Democratic Socialists
    U.S. Democratic Socialists. 805K likes. We educate and organize for a more progressive, people powered movement that fights back against oppressive corporate and moneyed interests in our politics. We...
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6 days ago

The application period for the 2018-2019 Gary...

The application period for the 2018-2019 Gary Bronson Memorial scholarship awards is open! Students are eligible for this $1000 scholarship if they live within the stated boundaries of the Cedar Park neighborhood and will enroll in a regionally accredited post-secondary school for the Fall 2018 term. Applications and instructions are posted on our website: http://www.cedarparkneighbors.org/scholarship/ Applications are due via email by June 15, 2018 5:00 p.m. EST. Questions? Email scholarships@cedarparkneighbors.org .

    Scholarship Committee
    Established in 1988, the mission of the Cedar Park Neighbors Scholarship Committee is to recognize and encourage young adults living in the Cedar Park neighborhood of West Philadelphia who are committed to pursuing higher education and provide them with both mentorship and financial support to help them be successful in their post-secondary endeavors.
    http://www.cedarparkneighbors.org

May 13

Tell Your Story with Graphics

Market Frankford El – 52nd & Market (going West or East)

Bus Route 21 – 52nd & Chestnut (going West) and 52nd & Walnut (going East)

Bus Route 21 – 52nd & Chestnut (going West) and 52nd & Walnut (going East)

    Tell Your Story with Graphics
    Event run by South Philadelphia Library. Please email with any questions! Thank you! Humans are visual creatures. Pictures help us learn, understand, and remember things better. For this reason, more and more businesses are using infographics to persuade their audience, tell a story, and display their data in a graphical way.
    http://planphilly.com

May 13

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May 12

The Enterprise Center added 3 new photos.

Here's some photos from the gorgeous new Broken Chains mural at 52nd and Larchwood, in case you weren't able to make it out there this afternoon. Mural Arts Philadelphia Ryan Spak Boys’ Latin of Philadelphia Charter School-Extended Family Network West Philly Local West Philly News University City Review

    The Enterprise Center
    The Enterprise Center added a new photo.
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May 12

The Enterprise Center added 5 new photos — at...

Everyone's having a great time at Community Day! West Philly Local University City Review Cobbs Creek Neighbors

    The Enterprise Center
    The Enterprise Center added a new photo - at Malcolm X Park.
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May 12

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May 11

Community Day at Malcolm X Park is tomorrow, ...

Community Day at Malcolm X Park is tomorrow, May 12th from 12-5PM, and it's story #19 in our 52 Stories about 52nd series! Rich Foreman, owner of 52nd street mainstay Dynamite Pest Control, loves to give back to his West Philadelphia community. Partnering with the Friends of Malcolm x Park, Dynamite sponsors Community Day every year so that neighborhood families can gather in the park at 52nd and Pine and enjoy free food, entertainment, face-painting, moon bounce, and kids’ activities. This year’s Community Day is Saturday, May 12th from 12-5pm. We hope to see you there! Walnut Hill Community Association Cobbs Creek Neighbors West Philly Local Garden Court Community Association Cedar Park Neighbors West Philly News

    The Enterprise Center
    Community Day at Malcolm X Park is tomorrow, May 12th from 12-5PM, and it's story #19 in our 52 Stories about 52nd series! Rich Foreman, owner of 52nd street mainstay Dynamite Pest Control, loves to...
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May 11

Robbery 74XX Stenton Ave DC 18 14 037080

Commercial Robbery 5262 Walnut St DC 16 18 043741 - Duration: 3:38. PhiladelphiaPolice 2,312 views

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Robbery 5608 N Broad St DC 18 35 013818 - Duration: 2:30. PhiladelphiaPolice 830 views

Shooting 654 E Wishart St DC# 14 24 105823 - Duration: 2:24. PhiladelphiaPolice 20,622 views

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Robbery 5610 Lancaster Ave DC# 14 19 004884 - Duration: 2:32. PhiladelphiaPolice 4,108 views

Burglary 1 Franklin Mills Cir DC# 14 08 029406 - Duration: 3:06. PhiladelphiaPolice 4,546 views

Shooting 6328 Rising Sun Ave DC# 14 02 036898 - Duration: 2:26. PhiladelphiaPolice 4,881 views

Robbery 532 W Lehigh Ave DC 15 26 034929 - Duration: 3:00. PhiladelphiaPolice 1,366 views

Robbery 7290 Woodland Ave DC#13 12 034993 - Duration: 2:53. PhiladelphiaPolice 1,781 views

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    Robbery 74XX Stenton Ave DC 18 14 037080
    Between 7:30 PM, on Thursday May 3, 2018 and 11:30 AM, on Friday May 4, 2018, two unknown males grabbed the victim and forced them back into their car point of gun while in the area of 74XX Stenton Avenue. After riding around for several minutes the victim was let go.
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May 11

Unveiling of new version of the ‘Broken Chains” mural at 52nd and Larchwood this Saturday

Unveiling of new version of the ‘Broken Chains” mural at 52nd and Larchwood this Saturday

The design for the new “Broken Chains” mural at 500 S. 52nd St. (southwest corner of 52nd and Larchwood).

    Unveiling of new version of the 'Broken Chains" mural at 52nd and Larchwood this Saturday
    The design for the new "Broken Chains" mural at 52nd and Larchwood, where several buildings are undergoing extensive renovation, will be unveiled Saturday, May 12th at 3 p.m. The original Broken Chains mural (see below), a tribute to Black empowerment and leadership, will be removed as part of th
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

May 10

Cedar Park Neighbors shared Rep. James Roebuc...

From our State Rep, James Roebuck:

    Roebuck plans to introduce bill to protect tenants
    PHILADELPHIA, May 10 - State Rep. James Roebuck, D-Phila., plans to introduce legislation to protect tenants' right to advance notice of eviction, and he is also co-sponsoring other legislation designed to protect tenants' rights."Recent events at Dorsett Court and Admiral...
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May 10

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    5155 WALNUT ST Issued May 8, 2018 Comment
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    EZ PERMIT DUCTWORK & WARM-AIR APPLIANCES- FOR THE INSTALLATION IF NEW DUCTWORK, REGISTERS/GRILLES/DIFFUSERS, AND WARM-AIR APPLIANCES AS PER ATTACHED STANDARDS. DEVIATIONS FROM THESE STANDARDS REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION AND SITE PLANS.

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    504 S 49TH ST Issued May 8, 2018 Comment

May 09

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared A.W. Christy Rec...

    A.W. Christy Recreation Center
    FUNdraisier Fridays @ Christy!!!! Come support our Christy Youth as they sell fresh made to order Christy Creme donuts. 🍩🍩🍩🍩!!!😋 They are $1 for 2 or $.75 for 1. Toppings include: choc. Drizzle,...
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May 09

One of the ballot questions for next week.

One of the ballot questions for next week.

    Philly voters to decide if city workers will be trained to prevent sexual harassment
    Since the #MeToo movement has gained momentum over the last nine months, corporations across the country and in Philadelphia are evaluating their policies on sexual harassment and sexual misconduct. Many employees have sat through training sessions on the topic. But for city workers in Philadelphia - which does have a prevention policy - there's no mandatory training in place.
    https://whyy.org

Apr 14

Updated May 09

Late night crimes

This is for everyone traveling near 63rd and market be very careful. Two nights in a row we heard people screaming for help really late at night. One person ran down my block screaming at the top of her lungs help this guy tried to rob me. Lots of people on the called 911. Not sure if she’s ok. So be careful

  • GOOD MORNING I HAVE CONCERNS ABOUT THE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT BEING BUILD ALL OVER THE CITY. WHAT'S THE PLAN FOR HOUSING UNITS AND WHO DO I TALK TO.

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