6 hours ago

Washington Square West Civic Association upda...

    Washington Square West Civic Association
    Washington Square West Civic Association, Philadelphia, PA. 692 likes. Making Wash West safer, cleaner and greener.
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6 hours ago

We hope everyone enjoyed the first snow of th...

We hope everyone enjoyed the first snow of the season! Looks like we may get another batch later this week. #washwestcivic #snowshoveling #urbanism #firstsnow

    Washington Square West Civic Association
    We hope everyone enjoyed the first snow of the season! Looks like we may get another batch later this week. #washwestcivic #snowshoveling #urbanism #firstsnow
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12 hours ago

Learn more about the 2017 Bob Stocksdale Inte...

Learn more about the 2017 Bob Stocksdale International Excellence in Wood Awardee, Dean Pulver in this video. 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
    Learn more about the 2017 Bob Stocksdale International Excellence in Wood Awardee, Dean Pulver in this video. To watch more from our video archive go to: https://www.youtube.com/user/C4AW and be sure...
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13 hours ago

Winter isn't coming. Winter is here! (Image:...

Winter isn't coming. Winter is here! (Image: Compound Interest, http://ow.ly/vrH030h81mS)

    Chemical Heritage Foundation
    Winter isn't coming. Winter is here! (Image: Compound Interest, http://ow.ly/vrH030h81mS)
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13 hours ago

We Love Queen Village was live.

Dropping off bags today for the annual food drive

    We Love Queen Village
    Dropping off bags today for the annual food drive
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14 hours ago

The Clay Studio added 3 new photos.

Seeking "Small Favors" applicants through January 29th! More info: http://www.theclaystudio.org/apply/sf.php Apply here: https://theclaystudio.slideroom.com/#/login/program/40223

    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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22 hours ago

Stabbur's Master posted 2 photos to Flickr:

22 hours ago

36 hours ago

It's National Pastry Day, so help yourself to...

It's National Pastry Day, so help yourself to a slice of pie-crust science. (What's the roll of butter vs. margarine in all this? Glad you asked! We have the answer: bit.ly/ButterBattle)

    The Food Lab: The Science of Pie Dough
    If there's one thing that instills fear into the hearts and minds of American cooks, it's pie crust. I know. At one time, I was one of those people. Pie crusts were the Mumm-ra to my Lion-O, and it was all because they were a mystery to me. What makes them flaky?
    http://sweets.seriouseats.com

36 hours ago

If you're looking for unique gifts stop in an...

If you're looking for unique gifts stop in and see the great selections of items we carry. Take advantage of the 5% off when you spend $50 or more. Open Tues - Sat, 10am - 6pm, Sun, 12pm - 4pm.

    The Center for Art in Wood
    If you're looking for unique gifts stop in and see the great selections of items we carry. Take advantage of the 5% off when you spend $50 or more. Open Tues - Sat, 10am - 6pm, Sun, 12pm - 4pm.
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38 hours ago

https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/Shop....

https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/Shop.faces

    The Clay Studio
    https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/Shop.faces
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46 hours ago

46 hours ago

howderfamily.com posted 7 photos to Flickr:

2 days ago

All decked out for the holidays! Spotted on S...

All decked out for the holidays! Spotted on Spruce Street during the morning commute. #urbanism #bikelanes #sprucestreet #washwestcivic #deckedout #philly #phillygram

    Washington Square West Civic Association
    All decked out for the holidays! Spotted on Spruce Street during the morning commute. #urbanism #bikelanes #sprucestreet #washwestcivic #deckedout #philly #phillygram
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2 days ago

How will you mark Pretend to be a Time Travel...

How will you mark Pretend to be a Time Traveler Day? We suggest you read the manual: http://ow.ly/uneq30h6aTj

    Chemical Heritage Foundation
    How will you mark Pretend to be a Time Traveler Day? We suggest you read the manual: http://ow.ly/uneq30h6aTj
    http://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Join us for our Historic Holiday Nights in Ol...

Join us for our Historic Holiday Nights in Old City Photo Walk! We will meet at Elfreth’s Alley (124-126 Elfreth’s Alley) for a meet and greet, then we will head out on a walk around the neighborhood highlighting some of Old City’s holiday spots. The meet will conclude at the Betsy Ross House with hot cocoa and seasonal snacks by Fezziwig’s Sweet Shoppe and cider sampling by Austin EastCiders (must be 21+ with ID). Tag your photos on Instagram with #myoldcityphilly for a chance to win one of two awesome prizes! GRAND PRIZE: Complimentary appetizers and cocktails during Happy Hour for six people at Stratus Rooftop Lounge ($300 value – must be 21 to win). SECOND PRIZE: $25 Gift Card to Wedge + Fig. HOW TO ENTER: -Tag your photo(s) of Old City, Philadelphia #myoldcityphilly -The contest will begin on Thursday, December 14th at 6:00pm and end on Thursday, December 21st at 11:59 pm -The Contest Rules may be found on our website www.oldcitydistrict.org. -To be eligible, you must attend the Photo Walk and sign in.

    Old City District
    Join us for our Historic Holiday Nights in Old City Photo Walk! We will meet at Elfreth's Alley (124-126 Elfreth's Alley) for a meet and greet, then we will head out on a walk around the neighborhood...
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2 days 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.

    Windgate ITE International Residency
    Artists working either solely in wood or wood in combination with other materials utilizing multiple techniques are encouraged to apply. Applicants must demonstrate artistic innovation, technical know-how, and professional experience. Proposals for the residency should articulate how the Windgate ITE experience will facilitate new avenues of research, exploration, experimentation and techniques, as well as projected aesthetic approaches and concepts to be explored.
    https://centerforartinwood.org

2 days ago

While we are not rooting for one team or the ...

While we are not rooting for one team or the other in the upcoming Army vs. Navy game, we must concede that the 1913 regulations governing the admission of candidates into the U.S. Naval Academy were rigorous! While processing a series of records from Record Group 181, Records of the Naval Districts and Shore Establishments, we uncovered an interesting booklet entitled “Regulations Governing Admission of Candidates into the U.S. Naval Academy.” Dated 1913, the regulations outline the U.S. Navy Department’s physical, moral, and intellectual requirements for enlisted Navy personnel to be admitted to the U.S. Naval Academy as midshipmen. To see if you would qualify, try a few of the questions from the practice examination! Or grab a friend and quiz one another! Take the quiz by visiting the Pieces of History blog. This post comes from our very own Samuel Limneos, Archives Technician at the National Archives at Philadelphia. https://prologue.blogs.archives.gov/2017/12/07/do-you-have-what-it-takes-to-be-a-midshipmen-at-the-u-s-naval-academy-1913-edition/#more-28172 Tagging: Army West Point Football, Navy Football, Navy Department Library, Nimitz Library, United States Naval Academy

    Do You Have What It Takes to be a Midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy? 1913 Edition
    While we are not rooting for one team or the other in the upcoming Army vs. Navy game, we must concede that the 1913 regulations governing the admission of candidates into the U.S. Naval Academy were rigorous! Learn more in today's post from Samuel Limneos, an archives technician at the National Archives at Philadelphia.
    http://prologue.blogs.archives.gov

2 days ago

Ghost towns allow us to travel back to the Wi...

Ghost towns allow us to travel back to the Wild West. But we don't experience these mining towns as they were in their heyday, or as they would be today if left to nature. Tomorrow, explore why we work so hard to preserve them: http://ow.ly/k0hH30gXA1l

    Chemical Heritage Foundation
    Ghost towns allow us to travel back to the Wild West. But we don't experience these mining towns as they were in their heyday, or as they would be today if left to nature. Tomorrow, explore why we...
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2 days ago

Old City District shared Philadelphia -- visi...

There are so many things to do this season in and around Old City! ✨

    15+ Ways to Celebrate the Holidays in Philadelphia's Historic District
    This December, Philadelphia's Historic District transforms into holiday central. The original city neighborhoods of Old City, Society Hill and the Delaware River Waterfront join forces for Philadelphia's Historic District HoliDays & Nights, a celebration of the season. The merrymaking spans museums, restaurants and shops between the Delaware River and 7th Street and Vine and Lombard streets.
    http://www.visitphilly.com

2 days ago

Three Old City buildings are in the running f...

Three Old City buildings are in the running for Philadelphia's Best New Building of 2017! via Curbed Philly

    Vote for Philly's best new building of 2017!
    Last year, Curbed Philly took a look back at the big 2016 wins of architecture and urban design, deeming the best new buildings, makeovers, public transportation wins, and more. With 2017 coming to a close, it's time to consider the best of the best in 2017.
    https://philly.curbed.com

2 days ago

The Clay Studio added 4 new photos.

Dominique Ellis, our Retail Manager and Gallery Coordinator, will be giving a talk with Pat Hickman on breaking boundaries in their practices. The talk will be held at The Arts Council of Rockland this Saturday, December 9th 2-5PM. The Arts Council of Rockland Garner Arts Center. Building 24A 55 West Railroad Avenue, Garnerville, NY More info available here: https://artscouncilofrockland.org/breaking-boundaries/

    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

2 days ago

  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF A FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 13 FOR UNIT 1102, TIEING INTO EXISTING SYSTEM, AS PER APPROVED PLANS. ALL WORK SHALL BE PERFORMED BY A FIRE SUPPRESSION CONTRACTOR LICENSED BY THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA.

    500-06 WALNUT ST Issued December 6, 2017 Comment

3 days ago

Throwback Thursday here, looking at the book ...

Throwback Thursday here, looking at the book "Masks or Faces?" which is stamped as having been received on Dec 7, 1888. It is a study in the psychology of acting, by William Archer.

    The Athenaeum of Philadelphia
    Throwback Thursday here, looking at the book "Masks or Faces?" which is stamped as having been received on Dec 7, 1888. It is a study in the psychology of acting, by William Archer.
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3 days ago

tonight at The Clay Studio resident artist Ja...

tonight at The Clay Studio resident artist Jacob Raeder gave a fantastic talk about his artistic journey and his ever-evolving artistic practice, which most of the time involves clay. here's a shot of his Chia Pets that he made during a fellowship in The Netherlands. the folks there had never heard of Chia Pets, and thought he was a genius inventor working with clay and moisture and seeds, when really he was being a genius about exposing differences in culture, and how we literally make our own cultural distinctions with our own bare hands.

    The Clay Studio
    tonight at The Clay Studio resident artist Jacob Raeder gave a fantastic talk about his artistic journey and his ever-evolving artistic practice, which most of the time involves clay. here's a shot...
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3 days ago

please, sir, we want some more! #claydelivery...

please, sir, we want some more! #claydelivery

    The Clay Studio
    please, sir, we want some more! #claydelivery
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3 days ago

Alex Holley FOX 29 visits The Center for Art ...

Alex Holley FOX 29 visits The Center for Art in Wood and speaks with Shane Confectionery and Panorama about Historic Holiday Nights in Old City! It happens every Thursday in December from 5:00-8:00pm! via FOX 29

    Alex Around Town: Holiday festivities in Old City
    Watch the latest video reports from FOX 29 News in Philadelphia.
    http://www.fox29.com

3 days ago

Queen Village Neighbors Association added 7 n...

The leaves in Queen Village are almost all to the ground as Fall ends and Winter begins. We are excited to bring comprehensive leaf clean up to the neighborhood for the second year in a row. Over the next several weeks, we will be working to remove leaves from streets and sidewalks. This helps to keep our neighborhood clean through the Winter months and into the Spring. If we miss your street and it has a lot of leaves to remove, let us know by emailing info@qvna.org and we will try to get to it! Check out these before and after photos of Catharine Street.

    Queen Village Neighbors Association
    Queen Village Neighbors Association, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1.7K likes. Serving residents, building community
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3 days ago

#TBT, let's throw it back to last season's NO...

#TBT, let's throw it back to last season's NOTES OF A NATIVE SONG, a piece inspired by writer and activist James Baldwin. Missed Stew in this sold-out run at the Wilma? Be sure to make your way to the Wilma's cafe on Dec. 11 to see him live with our PASSING STRANGE band.

    The Wilma Theater
    TBT, let's throw it back to last season's NOTES OF A NATIVE SONG, a piece inspired by writer and activist James Baldwin. Missed Stew in this sold-out run at the Wilma? Be sure to make your way to...
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3 days ago

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

Join us for a joint event with Elfreth's Alley Museum featuring Shane Confectionery Thurs, Dec 14th and learn about wood carved cookie molds. Get your tickets before they run out.

    A Sweet Evening with Shane Confectionery
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3 days ago

The Wilma Theater shared Good Karma Cafe's po...

Good work with a good cup of coffee. Today, 10% of all purchases at the Wilma's Good Karma Cafe will be donated to Broad Street Ministry. Come support our neighbors!

    Good Karma Cafe
    Today we will be donating 10% of the sales from our Wilma Theater location to support our neighbors at Broad Street Ministry! Here's a look at some of the services they provide to vulnerable...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Alex Holley FOX 29 stopped by and decorated a...

Alex Holley FOX 29 stopped by and decorated an ornament with The Center for Art in Wood and you can too during #HistoricHolidayNights. Shop in our Museum Store and take advantage of 5% off when you purchase $50 or more. Be sure to visit Shane Confectionery and Panorama .

    Alex Around Town: Holiday festivities in Old City
    Watch the latest video reports from FOX 29 News in Philadelphia.
    http://www.fox29.com

3 days ago

✨HOLIDAY SPECIAL ALERT✨: Delaware River Water...

✨HOLIDAY SPECIAL ALERT✨: Delaware River Waterfront is offering *50% off parking* on Thursday nights in December though Christmas for Historic Holiday Nights in Old City (only $10)! Customers will also receive a *$3 off* skating admission coupon to Blue Cross RiverRink at participating shops with any purchase! http://oldcitydistrict.org/historicholidaynights

    Old City District
    ✨HOLIDAY SPECIAL ALERT✨: Delaware River Waterfront is offering *50% off parking* on Thursday nights in December though Christmas for Historic Holiday Nights in Old City (only $10)! Customers will...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

On December 7, 1909, Leo H Baekeland received...

On December 7, 1909, Leo H Baekeland received a patent for the first thermosetting manmade plastic—Bakelite. The material was used in jewelry, telephones, radios, billiard balls, and these protective eyewear worn while welding, cutting, and building the flux capacitor. More about the plastic that brightened up the 20th century: http://ow.ly/lNIv30h4zBH (Image: Bakelite Goggles, CHF Collections)

    Chemical Heritage Foundation
    On December 7, 1909, Leo H Baekeland received a patent for the first thermosetting manmade plastic-Bakelite. The material was used in jewelry, telephones, radios, billiard balls, and these protective...
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3 days ago

Old City District shared Betsy Ross House's p...

TONIGHT: Enjoy a Sweet Shoppe Pop-Up by Fezziwig's Sweet Shoppe, live jazz at 6pm, a theater performance at 7pm, plus $1 off admission at the Betsy Ross House, open until 8pm! For more happening during ✨Historic Holiday Nights in Old City✨, click here: http://oldcitydistrict.org/historicholidaynights

    Betsy Ross House
    Meet Betsy Ross and see the Old City District Design Tree every Thursday night in December. Take $1 off tours and enjoy extended hours at the Betsy Ross House until 8 pm on Thursdays!
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