3 hours ago

Please note that the National Archives at Phi...

Please note that the National Archives at Philadelphia will be closed on Monday, May 28, in observation of Memorial Day. Visit NARA's special Memorial Day web page on National Archives News, which highlights NARA's holdings that document Memorial Day and honors those who have given their lives: https://www.archives.gov/news/topics/memorial-day For information about our hours, please visit our website: https://www.archives.gov/philadelphia

    Memorial Day: A Commemoration
    Memorial Day, initially referred to as Decoration Day, was observed by many communities after the Civil War, when the nation suffered more than 620,000 military deaths, roughly 2 percent of the total population at the time. John A.
    https://www.archives.gov

3 hours ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Philly311
    🚙 Remember Philly, a vehicle is considered abandoned if it is inoperable, it prevents a hazard, or if it is abandoned on public property. Report abandoned vehicles to us and Philadelphia Police...
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3 hours ago

Just cruising down Spruce. #classiccar #cruel...

Just cruising down Spruce. #classiccar #cruelladevil #sprucestreet #washwestcivic #philly

    Washington Square West Civic Association
    Just cruising down Spruce. #classiccar #cruelladevil #sprucestreet #washwestcivic #philly
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5 hours ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    6abc Action News
    3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) perform the annual "Flags In" tradition ahead of Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery, placing flags at more than 228,000 headstones of fallen...
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7 hours ago

The Clay Studio added 2 new photos.

Setting up for The Clay Studio National, Carly Slade just dropped off this piece. The full show will be up on tomorrow!

    The Clay Studio
    The Clay Studio added a new photo.
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7 hours ago

Connie Mississippi began as a painter and her...

Connie Mississippi began as a painter and her work developed into turned-wood sculptures. Don't miss this retrospective that brings together these two art forms. Open Tues - Sat, 10 - 5.

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Connie Mississippi began as a painter and her work developed into turned-wood sculptures. Don't miss this retrospective that brings together these two art forms. Open Tues - Sat, 10 - 5.
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18 hours ago

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    AMEND EXISTING ELECTRICAL PERMIT #659823 TO REFLECT CHANGES TO UNITS 702 TO INCLUDE CHANGES TO LIGHTING AND RECEPTICALS LAYOUT (MIDDLE ATLANTIC INSPECTION) CC DISTRICT

    500-06 WALNUT ST Issued May 22, 2018 Comment
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26 hours ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    CCRA Letter to Johnson
    The Center City Residents' Association's letter to Councilman Johnson supporting bike lane changes on Spruce and Pine Streets.
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27 hours ago

From the 2009 production of Athol Fugard's CO...

From the 2009 production of Athol Fugard's COMING HOME to THE GOOD FIGHT, we agree that Nyambi Nyambi deserves your attention.

    Learn His Name: Nigerian-American Actor, Nyambi Nyambi Deserves Your Attention
    Nyambi Nyambi has always done things on his own terms. He was told by a teacher, who was involved in a Martin Luther King gala being performed on his university campus, that he didn't belong in the cast. To which he responded, "I am going to study his speech, his (mannerisms), the speech behind the speech.
    http://www.konbini.com

28 hours ago

Soup's up: Souped Up Hotpot and Asian Bistro opens its doors in Center City

Hungry for hot pot, or ready for ramen? A new spot has you covered. Called Souped Up Hotpot and Asian Bistro, the newcomer is located at 705 Chestnut St. in Center City.

    Soup's up: Souped Up Hotpot and Asian Bistro opens its doors in Center City
    Hungry for hot pot, or ready for ramen? A new spot has you covered. Called Souped Up Hotpot and Asian Bistro, the newcomer is located at 705 Chestnut St. in Center City. For those who are unfamiliar, hot pot starts with a pot of soup flavored with herbs and local spices.
    http://6abc.com

28 hours ago

The Clay Studio added 4 new photos.

The Clay Studio and Craft NOW Philadelphia are partnering with the American Craft Council as they plan their 2019 national conference in Philadelphia. The last two days were a wonderful whirlwind of tours and introductions. We were thrilled to help show off the amazing and plentiful craft artists, institutions, and resources in Philadelphia. Just a few of the stops were Tyler School of Art Ceramics, Glass, Metals, and Fibers, Globe Dye Works studios of Brian Giniewski and Stacey Lee Webber, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Museum of the American Revolution, National Liberty Museum, Crane Arts, Maken Studios and many more.

    The Clay Studio
    The Clay Studio added a new photo.
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29 hours ago

Step into the Summer HotHouse Intensive with ...

Step into the Summer HotHouse Intensive with the impassioned Blanka Zizka. The Intensive begins June 5. Find out how you can register for your spot today. --> https://goo.gl/1nAins #WilmaHotHouse

    The Wilma Theater
    Step into the Summer HotHouse Intensive with the impassioned Blanka Zizka. The Intensive begins June 5. Find out how you can register for your spot today. --> https://goo.gl/1nAins #WilmaHotHouse
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30 hours ago

The Center for Art in Wood added 5 new photos...

Farewell Fundraiser May 18, 2018

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Farewell Fundraiser May 18, 2018
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33 hours ago

The Library of Congress just announced that t...

The Library of Congress just announced that their papers of Benjamin Franklin are now online. The collection includes copies of the First Continental Congress Petition to King George III, drafts of the Treaty of Paris, diplomatic correspondence, notes on electricity, drawings of bifocals, and more! You can learn more here: https://www.loc.gov/item/prn-18-044/?loclr=eanotw-new

    Papers of Benjamin Franklin Now Online
    The papers of American scientist, statesman and diplomat Benjamin Franklin have been digitized and are now available online for the first time from the Library of Congress. The Library announced the digitization today in remembrance of the anniversary of Franklin's death on April 17, 1790.The Franklin papers consist of approximately 8,000 items mostly dating from the 1770s and 1780s.
    https://www.loc.gov

35 hours ago

Seger Park shared Philly Girls in Motion's po...

Get your Girl Power On!

    Philly Girls in Motion
    WE WANT YOU! To register now for @seechicksrun The ONLY ladies 5k/10k in Philadelphia. Sunday, June 3rd. Get a race tee and goody backpack! Bring your friends, your sisters, your mamas, your...
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35 hours ago

Need some lunchtime live music? Local Philly ...

Need some lunchtime live music? Local Philly band The Cheddar Boys will be performing in Good Karma Cafe at The Wilma on June 1 at 12:00pm. Stop by next Friday for some feel good music at Good Karma.

    The Wilma Theater
    Need some lunchtime live music? Local Philly band The Cheddar Boys will be performing in Good Karma Cafe at The Wilma on June 1 at 12:00pm. Stop by next Friday for some feel good music at Good Karma.
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2 days ago

The Wilma Theater shared American Theatre mag...

The American Theatre magazine panel Stage Migration: Immigrants and the American Theatre is live!

    American Theatre magazine
    Tonight we are live at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater with Blanka Zizka, Carmen Rivera, Ed Sylvanus Iskandar, Maria Manuela Goyanes, and Ngozi Anyanwu. #StageMigrations
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2 days ago

The Clay Studio added 4 new photos.

Exciting work is coming in for The Clay Studio National opening this Saturday. Pictured is work from Nicole Gugliotti, Casey Whittier, Hitomi Shibata and Emily Duke.

    The Clay Studio
    The Clay Studio added a new photo.
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2 days ago

Heads up! This American Theatre magazine pane...

Heads up! This American Theatre magazine panel including Wilma Artistic Director Blanka Zizka will be on Facebook Live at 6pm. Check their Facebook page at 6pm or check back here to watch the shared video.

    AT Live Event! Stage Migrations: Immigrants and the American Theatre
    On May 23, AT senior editor Diep Tran will moderate a conversation with Blanka Zizka, Carmen Rivera, Ed Sylvanus Iskandar, Maria Goyanes, Ngozi Anyanwu, Immigrants and refugees are woven into the fabric of American identity, and American theatre has always reflected that, from Yiddish theatre to El Teatro Campesino to and the Ufot cycle.
    https://www.americantheatre.org

2 days ago

The Clay Studio added 3 new photos.

We want to send out congratulations to one of our founders, Janice Merendino, who is being honored by Moore College of Art & Design as a 2018 Distinguished Alumni Honoree! More info is available here: https://moore.edu/alumni/distinguished-alumni Janice also has four of her paintings in the Woodmere Annual: 77th Juried Exhibition open June 2nd - Sept 2nd| Open House Reception June 2nd | Noon - 4pm https://woodmereartmuseum.org/experience/exhibitions/the-woodmere-annual-77th-juried-exhibition

    The Clay Studio
    The Clay Studio added a new photo.
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2 days ago

Check out the video made for the current exhi...

Check out the video made for the current exhibition Connie Mississippi: Circle of Time. To watch more from our video archive go to https://www.youtube.com/user/C4AW and be sure to click subscribe.

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Check out the video made for the current exhibition Connie Mississippi: Circle of Time. To watch more from our video archive go to https://www.youtube.com/user/C4AW and be sure to click subscribe.
    http://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Mark Segal Author
    Here's the column I wrote about me and those Ruby Red Slippers It's official: I'm history Just saying that I am humbled is not enough: It is an honor of a lifetime. By the title of this column, I'm...
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2 days ago

“Boom for Real,” or how to solve a problem like Basquiat? Part 2

BOOM FOR REAL: THE LATE TEENAGE YEARS OF JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT opens Friday, May 18, 2018 at the Landmark’s Ritz at the Bourse and runs through Thursday, May 24. Ritz at the Bourse Cinema, 400 Ranstead Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106. Tickets here.

    "Boom for Real," or how to solve a problem like Basquiat? Part 2
    In Part Two of our 2-part coverage of the new documentary, Imani gives her take on how Sara Driver's film about Basquiat's early years both fits and breaks the mold. Boom For Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat is now playing at Ritz at the Bourse.
    https://www.theartblog.org

2 days ago

Blogger José Raúl Mangual explores a new brea...

Blogger José Raúl Mangual explores a new breath as an actor in this week's look at the Wilma's HotHouse Intensive. The Summer Intensive with begins this June with Artistic Director Blanka Zizka and Company Member Justin Jain. Delve into the work of the Wilma HotHouse Company --> https://goo.gl/1nAins

    HotHouse Intensive: A New Breath
    Temple University Musical Theater BFA student José Raúl Mangual took part in a HotHouse Intensive this winter. He documented the experience through daily reflections and photos that will be shared as blog posts as we prepare for the Summer Intensive. I felt like today's class was the first that I saw, without seeking, the parallels between exercises.
    http://blog.wilmatheater.org

2 days ago

oTIS schedule for corner meetings to discuss ...

oTIS schedule for corner meetings to discuss the localized impact of the Repaving and Safety Project on Pine and Spruce Streets in WashWest - Wed. May 30th (weather permitting).

    Washington Square West Civic Association
    oTIS schedule for corner meetings to discuss the localized impact of the Repaving and Safety Project on Pine and Spruce Streets in WashWest - Wed. May 30th (weather permitting).
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2 days ago

Welcome to the neighborhood, Oh Brother Phill...

Welcome to the neighborhood, Oh Brother Philly! 🍔🍟

    Oh Brother Philly makes Old City debut
    Looking for a new restaurant to check out? Look no further than one of the city's freshest arrivals. Located at 206 Market St. in Old City, the newcomer is called Oh Brother Philly.
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2 days ago

Friday is the deadline to file a first level review for your property tax assessment. The Inquirer has a step-by-step guide.

The Office of Property Assessment is located at the Curtis Center, 601 Walnut St., Suite 300W, Philadelphia, Pa. 19106. Phone: 215-686-4334.

    Need to appeal your Philly property assessment? Here's how, step by step
    Your 2019 proposed reassessment, came with a "First Level Review" form. Send it in! It's the first step to have your assessment reviewed. You don't need a lawyer to send in the form, due by May 25. - Erin Arvedlund, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

http://www.phila.gov/OPA/Assessments/Pages/Ap...

http://www.phila.gov/OPA/Assessments/Pages/Appeals.aspx You must file by Friday May 25, 2018.

    http://www.phila.gov

2 days ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    EXCAVATE SIDEWALK TO INSTALL NEW 5" CURB TRAP AS PER PHILADELPHIA 2004 PLUMBING CODE.

    253 SAINT JOSEPHS WAY Issued May 21, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    EXCAVATE SIDEWALK TO INSTALL NEW 5" CURB TRAP AS PER PHILADELPHIA 2004 PLUMBING CODE.

    314 SAINT JAMES PL Issued May 21, 2018 Comment
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    FOR THE ERECTION OF NON-BEARING PARTITIONS IN THE BASEMENT TO CREATE A NON-HABITABLE LAUNDRY ROOM. NO CHANGE IN OCCUPANCY.

    510 SPRUCE ST Issued May 21, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    EXCAVATE SIDEWALK TO INSTALL NEW 5" CURB TRAP AS PER PHILADELPHIA 2004 PLUMBING CODE.

    251 SAINT JOSEPHS WAY Issued May 21, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    EXCAVATE SIDEWALK TO INSTALL NEW 5" CURB TRAP AS PER PHILADELPHIA 2004 PLUMBING CODE.

    249 SAINT JOSEPHS WAY Issued May 21, 2018 Comment

3 days ago

It’s a beautiful day in the #neighBEARDhood !...

It’s a beautiful day in the #neighBEARDhood ! Check out John Jarboe and The Bearded Ladies in a preview of You Can Never Go Down The Drain at The Wilma's Theater Lovers Fete. Mx. Rogers comes to the Wilma on June 20! Get your tickets here --> https://goo.gl/So65DV

    The Wilma Theater
    It's a beautiful day in the #neighBEARDhood ! Check out John Jarboe and The Bearded Ladies in a preview of You Can Never Go Down The Drain at The Wilma's Theater Lovers Fete. Mx. Rogers comes to...
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3 days ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared DVLF...

Tonight’s #ONOPhilly is postponed until next Wed., 5/30!

    DVLF
    ONO has rescheduled tonight's happy hour at Uptown Beer Garden due to weather. The new date is Wednesday, May 30th! Registration will remain open for tickets and we still hope to see everyone there!...
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3 days ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Wawa Welcome America Just Unveiled Its 2018 Schedule
    There's a lot to be excited for, including the usual goodies (free hoagies!), and also some new surprises. This year's Wawa Welcome America festival looks like it's going to be an especially good one.
    https://www.phillymag.com

3 days ago

Title: Strata Artist: Grant Vaughn Date: 2015...

Title: Strata Artist: Grant Vaughn Date: 2015 ITE Materials: Cherry Dimensions: 13 dia. X 3" depth Price: Museum Collection, Gift of the Artist You can see this piece by past 2015 Windgate ITE Fellow Grant Vaughn and more in our Museum Collection of over 1,100 objects. You can also view and search our Collection online at http://ow.ly/DVui30jDDp9 Open Tues - Sat, 10 am - 5 pm.

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Title: Strata Artist: Grant Vaughn Date: 2015 ITE Materials: Cherry Dimensions: 13 dia. X 3" depth Price: Museum Collection, Gift of the Artist You can see this piece by past 2015 Windgate ITE...
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3 days ago

Join us for an effervescent evening of Root B...

Join us for an effervescent evening of Root Beer tasting! In this tasting led by the owners of the Franklin Fountain, you learn about the production and origin of this timeless beverage. Try their house-made Root Beer in a drinking cup made by Resident Artist, Daniel Ricardo Teran. This hand-made cup, inspired by a historical Root Beer cup in the Franklin Fountain collection, is included in the ticket price. Tickets available here: https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/handcrafted/1988

    The Clay Studio
    Join us for an effervescent evening of Root Beer tasting! In this tasting led by the owners of the Franklin Fountain, you learn about the production and origin of this timeless beverage. Try their...
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3 days ago

Happy National Memo Day! Our holdings are br...

Happy National Memo Day! Our holdings are brimming with memorandums from a variety of government agencies. Memorandums are written messages which can document anything: the installation of a new water fountain, organizational changes, policies, and much more. Featured here is a memorandum related to the archaeological investigation at El Morro, which is part of the San Juan National Historic Site in Puerto Rico. This memo details the work that has already been performed and also includes photographic attachments to document progress made on the dig. Check out the rest of this memo here: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/40304916. 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. This post was written by Megan Kelly, Research and Writing Intern with the National Archives at Philadelphia. #NationalMemoDay #Memo #Memorandum #FindYourPark #NPS

    National Archives at Philadelphia
    Happy National Memo Day! Our holdings are brimming with memorandums from a variety of government agencies. Memorandums are written messages which can document anything: the installation of a new...
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4 days ago

Updated 3 days ago

Parking

Is there anywhere in Philly to securely park a small 10" moving truck overnight?

  • From the sounds of it, you want to pay an indoor garage to do so. there are two in the 1500 block of Latimer that I know of, plenty of others in town too.

4 days ago

Come get your music on

Come get your music on

    Seger Park
    Come get your music on
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4 days ago

ASAP/After School Activities Partnerships is ...

Family Fun Alert: Check out this awesome opportunity called Big Ideas for Little Learners: Exploring friendship through storytelling, June 9th @ 11AM-12PM at the National Liberty Museum! Families are invited for an engaging exploration of friendship, acceptance, respect, and kindness. Using puppets, props, and lots of imagination, author and illustrator Staci Schwartz will lead an interactive reading of her book, "The New Bear on the Block"! Families in attendance will receive a signed copy of "The New Bear on the Block" and a special Hide-and-Seek Adventure Map of the National Liberty Museum to go through kid-friendly exhibits where they will apply the lessons learned in the story! . For more information: http://www.libertymuseum.org/event/big-ideas-little-learners/ . To get your ticket: https://16291.blackbaudhosting.com/16291/Big-Ideas-for-Little-Learners-Exploring-Friendship-through-Storytelling #familyliteracy #familyengagement #ASAPScrabble Read by 4th #readby4th Free Library of Philadelphia

    Big Ideas for Little Learners: Exploring friendship through storytelling - National Liberty Museum
    Join us with your family for an engaging exploration of friendship, acceptance, respect, and kindness. Using puppets, props, and lots of imagination, author and illustrator Staci Schwartz will lead an interactive reading of her book, The New Bear on the Block.
    http://www.libertymuseum.org

4 days ago

Seger Park shared Bria Anneí Young's post.

Sign your kids up today for this fun camp!

    Bria Anneí Young
    FREE basketball summer camp for kids grades 4-8th located at Seger Park this summer. To sign up visit: BriaYoungBasketball.com/programs
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4 days ago

Happy #mugshotmonday with this new arrival fr...

Happy #mugshotmonday with this new arrival from Douglas Peltzman. Shop this and more new arrivals here: https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/shop/collections/55/New%20Arrivals

    The Clay Studio
    Happy #mugshotmonday with this new arrival from Douglas Peltzman. Shop this and more new arrivals here: https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/shop/collections/55/New%20Arrivals
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4 days ago

The Center for Art in Wood nurtures and promo...

The Center for Art in Wood nurtures and promotes art in wood and we need you to help plant the seeds to grow. The Center is giving away FREE seeds to start your own vegetables and plants. By participating in the Seed Campaign we encourage you to become a member, by doing so, you’ll receive a special offer to use in our Museum Store. To learn more go to http://ow.ly/3BG430jS88Z

    The Center for Art in Wood
    The Center for Art in Wood nurtures and promotes art in wood and we need you to help plant the seeds to grow. The Center is giving away FREE seeds to start your own vegetables and plants. By...
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4 days ago

Sleek Society Hill home with spiral staircase asks $425K

634 Panama Street [Lora Hemphill, BHHS Fox Roach]

    Sleek Society Hill home with spiral staircase asks $425K
    A sleek and secluded home tucked into the popular Society Hill neighborhood, just hit the market for $425,000. The colonial home, a two-bed, two-bath place, has a private outdoor patio that leads into its first floor living room, with two walls of exposed, worn brick.
    https://philly.curbed.com

4 days ago

Need to appeal your Philly property assessment? Here's how, step by step

The Office of Property Assessment is located at the Curtis Center, 601 Walnut St., Suite 300W, Philadelphia, Pa. 19106. Phone: 215-686-4334.

    Need to appeal your Philly property assessment? Here's how, step by step
    Your 2019 proposed reassessment, came with a "First Level Review" form. Send it in! It's the first step to have your assessment reviewed. You don't need a lawyer to send in the form, due by May 25. - Erin Arvedlund, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

5 days ago

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

In just a few weeks the Windgate ITE International Residence program will begin.

    The Center for Art in Wood
    The Center is excited about the arrival of the 23rd year of the Windgate ITE International Residency Program. Learn more about the 2018 and 2019 fellows by following the link. https://conta.cc/2FCmNe2
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