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Aaron Mott posted 3 photos to Flickr:

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Margaret Cavendish died on this day in 1673. ...

Margaret Cavendish died on this day in 1673. Barred from the official channels of science but possessing a powerful title, Cavendish focused her attacks on what she had been denied: knowledge, or, more accurately, the production of knowledge by such institutions as the Royal Society: http://ow.ly/2ndg30hg620

    Chemical Heritage Foundation
    Margaret Cavendish died on this day in 1673. Barred from the official channels of science but possessing a powerful title, Cavendish focused her attacks on what she had been denied: knowledge, or,...
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17 hours ago

"People might come to Hanford, Chernobyl, and...

"People might come to Hanford, Chernobyl, and Rocky Flats for a variety of reasons: to scratch a nostalgic itch, to experience a postapocalyptic vision, or even to reclaim, and acclaim, nature. They may come away with more." In the new issue of Distillations magazine, Rebecca Boyle explores nuclear tourism.

    Greetings from Isotopia
    The tourists are almost all smiling. Some wrap arms around companions or young children; others stand tall and give a thumbs-up. Members of an orchestra pose stiffly in matching blue neckties; a dozen retirees in white socks and tennis shoes beam for the camera.
    https://www.chemheritage.org

18 hours ago

Due to inclement weather, the National Archiv...

Due to inclement weather, the National Archives is closing at 2:00 pm today, December 15, 2017. We will be resume normal hours on Monday, December 18, 2017. You can find further updates by visiting www.archives.gov/philadelphia, or by calling 215-305-2044.

    The National Archives at Philadelphia
    The National Archives at Philadelphia maintains the historically significant records of the Federal Agencies and Courts dating from 1789 to the present in: Delaware Maryland Pennsylvania Virginia West Virginia These historical records are open to the public. Notice: Public access computers and microfilm are now available.
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19 hours ago

PPA 2018 Regular Board Meeting Schedule

Regular Board Meetings are scheduled for 10:00 AM in the Executive Office Board Room of the Philadelphia Parking Authority’s headquarters, located on the fifth floor of 701 Market Street, Suite 5400, Philadelphia, PA 19106. Any changes to this schedule will be publicly advertised.

    " PPA 2018 Regular Board Meeting Schedule
    2018 PPA Regular Board Meeting Schedule Tuesday, January 23rd Tuesday, February 20th Tuesday, March 20th Tuesday, April 24th Tuesday, May 22nd Tuesday, June
    http://www.philapark.org

19 hours ago

Details on the 3 charter school operations the SRC just voted to cut

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    SRC votes to ax three Philly charter schools
    Nearly two years after receiving initial recommendations, the School Reform Commission voted Thursday night not to renew two Renaissance charters - Olney High and Stetson Middle schools - both run by Aspira, Inc. The SRC also voted to revoke the charter of Khepera Charter School, a North Philadelphia elementary school plagued by financial and academic woes.
    https://whyy.org

19 hours ago

The Wilma Theater shared Plant Me Here's vide...

Ready for the Hothouse CRUSH Series featuring Ill DOOTS and Plant Me Here tonight? Here's a sneak peek from their rehearsal. Check both acts out tonight at 9pm. #HotHouseCrushSeries

    Plant Me Here
    Getting ready for our show with ILL DOOTSon Friday at the The Wilma Theater 9 PM see you there!
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20 hours ago

The #WilmaPassingStrange set is now under con...

The #WilmaPassingStrange set is now under construction. #PlayAllNight

    The Wilma Theater
    The #WilmaPassingStrange set is now under construction. #PlayAllNight
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21 hours ago

Applications are open for the 2018 - 2019 Win...

Applications are open for the 2018 - 2019 Windgate ITE International Residency program. Positions available for 2018 are Photojournalist, Scholar and Student Artist. Positions for two Artists, Student Artist, Photojournalist and Scholar are available for 2019. Deadline for applications is December 30th. https://centerforartinwood.org/windgate-ite-international-residency/

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Applications are open for the 2018 - 2019 Windgate ITE International Residency program. Positions available for 2018 are Photojournalist, Scholar and Student Artist. Positions for two Artists,...
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26 hours ago

The Clay Studio updated their cover photo.

    The Clay Studio
    The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA. 15K likes. The Clay Studio is an internationally recognized non-profit ceramic art organization in Philadelphia, PA.
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31 hours ago

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    NEW LIGHTING WITHIN GARAGE AS PER 2008 NEC (CC DISTRICT)

    190 N INDEPENDENCE MALL W Issued December 13, 2017 Comment

31 hours ago

Aaron Mott posted 3 photos to Flickr:

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37 hours ago

The Clay Studio added a new photo.

    The Clay Studio
    The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA. 15K likes. The Clay Studio is an internationally recognized non-profit ceramic art organization in Philadelphia, PA.
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39 hours ago

LGBTQ businesses seek share of the millions in contracts Philly gives to minorities

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    LGBT businesses seek share of contracts Philly awards to minorities
    Evan Urbania, who leads the Center City digital marketing firm ChatterBlast, understands why Philadelphia has long devoted a share of public contracts to companies owned by minorities: It helps close the opportunity gap for groups that haven't historically had a fair shot at city work.
    https://whyy.org

41 hours ago

VOTE for OLD CITY in the Curbed Philly Curbed...

VOTE for OLD CITY in the Curbed Philly Curbed Cup 2017!

    Curbed Cup 1st Round: (2) Old City vs. (15) Tacony
    The Curbed Cup, our annual award for the neighborhood of the year, is kicking off with 16 neighborhoods vying for the prestigious (fake) trophy. Let the eliminations commence! As one nomination put it, "While our name may be 'Old' City, we welcomed a number of new businesses this year."
    https://philly.curbed.com

41 hours ago

Congratulations OLD CITY for being nominated ...

Congratulations OLD CITY for being nominated for the Curbed Philly Curbed Cup 2017! Be sure to vote!

    Curbed Cup 1st Round: (2) Old City vs. (15) Tacony
    The Curbed Cup, our annual award for the neighborhood of the year, is kicking off with 16 neighborhoods vying for the prestigious (fake) trophy. Let the eliminations commence! As one nomination put it, "While our name may be 'Old' City, we welcomed a number of new businesses this year."
    https://philly.curbed.com

42 hours ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared AIDS...

If you haven't yet contributed an unwrapped toy for children affected by HIV/AIDS, you can bring one to our Holiday Open House this Sat. from 12-4 pm, co-sponsored by Philadelphia Family Pride. The AIDS Fund will extend the 12/15 drop off deadline at William Way for 1 more day, so we can accept donations on Sat., 12/16. Another reason to stop by!

    AIDS Fund
    AIDS Fund, Philadelphia, PA. 184 likes · 21 talking about this · 117 were here. AIDS Fund produces a variety of fundraising and awareness programs throughout the year, including AIDS Walk Philly,...
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43 hours ago

Old City District shared Curbed Philly's post...

OLD CITY is in the first round of the Curbed Philly Curbed Cup!

    Curbed Cup 1st Round: (2) Old City vs. (15) Tacony
    The Curbed Cup, our annual award for the neighborhood of the year, is kicking off with 16 neighborhoods vying for the prestigious (fake) trophy. Let the eliminations commence! As one nomination put it, "While our name may be 'Old' City, we welcomed a number of new businesses this year."
    https://philly.curbed.com

44 hours ago

Why does Jaylene Clark Owens have a crush on ...

Why does Jaylene Clark Owens have a crush on spoken word? “It is one of my favorite ways to creatively express myself. I have a crush on spoken word poetry because it combines my love of performance and my love of language, causing the words to penetrate my heart and soul on a deeper level.” Jaylene will be performing in the cafe with special guests Kirwyn Sutherland and Kassidi Jones on Saturday, December 16 at the HotHouse CRUSH Series featuring Jaylene Clark Owens.

    The Wilma Theater
    Why does Jaylene Clark Owens have a crush on spoken word? "It is one of my favorite ways to creatively express myself. I have a crush on spoken word poetry because it combines my love of...
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44 hours ago

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts was...

WRNB-FM's Dyana Williams leads a conversation with the cast of The Color Purple, in town through December 17. http://bit.ly/colorpurplekc

    The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
    WRNB-FM's Dyana Williams leads a conversation with the cast of The Color Purple, in town through December 17. http://bit.ly/colorpurplekc
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44 hours ago

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts is ...

WRNB-FM's Dyana Williams leads a conversation with the cast of The Color Purple, in town through December 17. http://bit.ly/colorpurplekc

    The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
    WRNB-FM's Dyana Williams leads a conversation with the cast of The Color Purple, in town through December 17. http://bit.ly/colorpurplekc
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44 hours ago

Ripped from today's headlines to prepare you ...

Ripped from today's headlines to prepare you for the BIG FAT QUIZ OF THE YEAR on Sunday, December 17 from 2 to 4pm at Fergie's Pub, 1214 Sansom Street. Here is your question: What caused a backup of traffic on 4th & Market today, twice?!? (Answer later in the day)

    Inis Nua Theatre Company
    Ripped from today's headlines to prepare you for the BIG FAT QUIZ OF THE YEAR on Sunday, December 17 from 2 to 4pm at Fergie's Pub, 1214 Sansom Street. Here is your question: What caused a backup...
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44 hours ago

The Center for Art in Wood shared their event...

Tonight, Thursday Dec 14th is Historic Holiday Nights in Old City and our joint event with Elfreth's Alley Museum featuring Shane Confectionery! Get your tickets to secure your seat!

    A Sweet Evening with Shane Confectionery
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45 hours ago

The Clay Studio updated their cover photo.

    The Clay Studio
    The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA. 15K likes. The Clay Studio is an internationally recognized non-profit ceramic art organization in Philadelphia, PA.
    https://www.facebook.com

45 hours ago

Join Millésimé in Old City for Historic Holiday Nights!

Celebrate the holiday season in America’s most historic square mile with Historic Holiday Nights in Old City, presented by Old City District. Each and every Thursday, from November 30 to December 28, 2017, head to Old City from 5:00pm to 8:00pm.

15% OFF on ALL New Orders for Furniture & Lighting

Up to 30% OFF on all Home & Personal Accessories

46 hours ago

Updated Dec. 14th

Dec. 14-          Sky Community Partners hosts “Stars in the Sky” Awards Reception at African American Museum, 701 Arch St., 5:30-8 p.m. For info: dawn@skycommunitypartners.com.

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Dec 14-           State Rep. Angel Cruz hosts Senior Luncheon at Casa Caribe, 173 W. Allegheny Ave., 12-2 p.m. For info: (215) 291-5643.

Dec. 14-          American Jewish Committee honors NUHHCE President Henry Nicholas at Warwick Hotel, 220 S. 17th St., 5:30 p.m. Wilson Goode, Sr., Ed Rendell & Jim Kenney to attend.

Dec. 14-          State Reps. Jordan Harris, James Roebuck & Joanna McClinton host Town Hall Mtg. at Richard Allen Charter Sch., 5151 Warren St., 6-8 p.m. Focus on S.W. Phila. issues. For info: (215) 952-3378.

Dec. 14-          S. Phila. Business Ass’n hosts Christmas party at Galdo’s Catering & Entertainment, 1933 W. Moyamensing Ave., 6:30 p.m. Happy Hour & Dinner. Bring unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots. RSVP: (215) 868-5502.

Dec 15-           State Rep. Angel Cruz hosts Senior Luncheon at Somerset Villas, 200 E. Somerset St.,, 12-2 p.m. For info: (215) 291-5643.

Dec. 17-          State Sen. Vincent Hughes hosts “Party with a Purpose” at 1st Dist. Plaza, 3801 Market St., 3-6 p.m. RSVP: SHAREPartyRSVP@gmail.com.

Dec. 20-          State Rep. Angel Cruz & State Sen. Tina Tartaglione host “Photos with Santa” at 400 W. Allegheny Ave., Su. 311. Also info on winter-related state services.

Dec. 20-          State Rep. Joanna McClinton hosts Re-Election Campaign Kickoff Fundraiser at 1518 Bar & Grill, 1518 Sansom St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Honorary host Larry Krasner. RSVP: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/Friends-of-Joanna-McClinton-5.

Dec. 21-          State Rep. Emilio Vázquez hosts Constituent Meet & Greet at Susquehanna Villa, 1421 W. Susquehanna Ave., 3 p.m.

Jan. 9-             S. Phila. Business Ass’n hosts “Who’s Hot” 50/50 Scholarship Fundraiser at Popi’s Restaurant, 3120 S. 20th St., Networking 6:30 p.m., Hot Pepper Challenge (Lou Galdo vs. Dr. Steven Cohen) 7:30 p.m. Tickets $20. For info: Gaeton.Tavella spba1897@gmail.com.

    Updated Dec. 14th
    Dec 14- State Rep. Angel Cruz hosts Senior Luncheon at Casa Caribe, 173 W. Allegheny Ave., 12-2 p.m. For info: (215) 291-5643. Dec. 14- Sky Community Partners hosts "Stars in the Sky" Awards Reception at African American Museum, 701 Arch St., 5:30-8 p.m. For info: dawn@skycommunitypartners.com. Dec.
    http://www.phillyrecord.com

46 hours ago

While you're checking out ✨Historic Holiday N...

While you're checking out ✨Historic Holiday Nights in Old City ✨this Thursday, don't forget about the FREE Snowflake Shuttle, powered by PHLASH! It runs Thursday-Saturday, 6-9pm, and stops at 6 holiday spots in the Historic District including Betsy Ross House, Elfreth's Alley Museum, 3rd & Market, Museum of the American Revolution, Franklin Square, and Blue Cross RiverRink! Philadelphia -- visitphilly.com Info: http://bit.ly/2kgvy8s

    Old City District
    While you're checking out ✨Historic Holiday Nights in Old City ✨this Thursday, don't forget about the FREE Snowflake Shuttle, powered by PHLASH! It runs Thursday-Saturday, 6-9pm, and stops at 6...
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47 hours ago

Today, NASA is announcing some big news from ...

Today, NASA is announcing some big news from the planet-hunting Kepler telescope. Meanwhile, we've got some history about another Kepler—Johannes Kepler, a key figure in the 17th-century scientific revolution and the astronomer for whom NASA's telescope is named. One of Kepler’s many discoveries was in the field of physiological optics. By studying the lens, and the anatomy of the eye, Kepler was the first to correctly realize that the lens of the eye projects an image of the world onto the retina, upside-down and backwards. Although he discovered this and published it in 1604, it was not illustrated for the first time until Rene Descartes’s Principia philosophiae (1644), which we have in the #OthmerLibrary. In this image, you see the eyeball in the middle with the optical rays passing through it. On the retina, you see where the little circle, diamond, and triangle appear. And then there’s a little “observer” underneath who sees the image as it appears on the retina. Learn more about science in the 16th and 17th centuries, from CHF's curator of rare books and an expert on Kepler, Jim Voelkel: http://ow.ly/Glme30hcGz1

    Chemical Heritage Foundation
    Today, NASA is announcing some big news from the planet-hunting Kepler telescope. Meanwhile, we've got some history about another Kepler-Johannes Kepler, a key figure in the 17th-century scientific...
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2 days ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared Frin...

Last night in 2017 for Get Pegged Cabaret is Fri. night @ 10:30. See you there! https://www.facebook.com/events/922599944545936/

    Virgil Gadson SYTYCD Video
    https://vimeo.com/154478610 - Link to better quality version of video
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2 days ago

Philadelphia police corral cow making escape from Old City nativity scene

If you're in the area of 4th and Market, beware of traffic delays. A cow is loose. Again. No, we can't believe we're tweeting this either. pic.twitter.com/3FW6iHzQws

    Philadelphia police corral cow making escape from Old City nativity scene
    Philadelphia officials worked to corral a cow out for an early morning jog and away from a nativity scene in Old City on Thursday. The animal tried to break loose from the Old First Reformed United Church of Christ in Old City, not once, but twice, causing a bit of traffic for motorists, police confirmed.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

Cow corralled in parking garage, I-95 after escaping church nativity scene twice

The pastor of the church tried his best to stop the cow, but to no avail. The cow then made her way to the upper level of a parking garage at 4th and Arch streets where he was eventually cornered.

    Cow corralled in parking garage, I-95 after escaping church
    A cow has been captured in an Old City parking garage after escaping a church nativity scene for a second time. The cow was corralled earlier on I-95 in Northern Liberties. The cow, nicknamed "Stormy," made her way out of Old First Reformed United Church of Christ in Old City around 6:20 a.m.
    http://6abc.com

2 days ago

Police Capture Cow After It Escapes From Nativity Scene For Second Time

The bovine that goes by the fitting name “Stormy” is currently in custody after police apprehended it at a parking garage at 4th and Arch streets.

The cow originally had to be moved from the southbound lanes of I-95 in Philadelphia around 2 a.m., after it escaped from a live nativity scene at 4th and Race streets in Old City.

    Police Capture Cow After It Escapes From Nativity Scene For Second Time
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Police have corralled a cow on the loose for the second time Thursday morning. The bovine that goes by the fitting name "Stormy" is currently in custody after police apprehended it at a parking garage at 4th and Arch streets.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

2 days ago

Cow gets loose again, found in parking garage after being corralled on I-95

The pastor of the church tried his best to stop the cow, but to no avail. The cow then made her way to the upper level of a parking garage at 4th and Arch streets.

    Cow gets loose again, found in parking garage
    A cow has made its way into a parking garage after escaping again from an Old City church nativity scene. The cow was corralled earlier on I-95 in Northern Liberties. The cow made its way out of Old First Reformed United Church of Christ in Old City around 6:20 a.m.
    http://6abc.com

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