5 hours ago

The Clay Studio added 2 new photos.

Check out this great work from Kathryn Narrow's glaze testing class!

    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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10 hours ago

#WilmaPassingStrange poster in the afternoon ...

#WilmaPassingStrange poster in the afternoon light.

    The Wilma Theater
    WilmaPassingStrange poster in the afternoon light.
    https://www.facebook.com

12 hours ago

Around this time every year, there are end-of...

Around this time every year, there are end-of-year book lists and gift guides for the readers on your holiday shopping list. Here's a run-down of fiction books about science: http://ow.ly/awty30hg6vs

    Chemical Heritage Foundation
    Around this time every year, there are end-of-year book lists and gift guides for the readers on your holiday shopping list. Here's a run-down of fiction books about science: http://ow.ly/awty30hg6vs
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12 hours ago

Experince the work of two artists in CRISS CR...

Experince the work of two artists in CRISS CROSS: Robyn Horn / Brian Dickerson is on view now until Jan 18, 2018. Open Tues - Sat, 10am - 6pm and Sun, Noon - 4pm. Pictured: West Fulton, Killala and Skellig by Brian Dickerson. Image by John Carlano.

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Experince the work of two artists in CRISS CROSS: Robyn Horn / Brian Dickerson is on view now until Jan 18, 2018. Open Tues - Sat, 10am - 6pm and Sun, Noon - 4pm. Pictured: West Fulton, Killala...
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15 hours ago

Let chemistry help you clear your sidewalks. ...

Let chemistry help you clear your sidewalks. Compound Interest's Andy Brunning wrote about deicers for C&EN: http://ow.ly/kxu830hg9tG

    Chemical Heritage Foundation
    Let chemistry help you clear your sidewalks. Compound Interest's Andy Brunning wrote about deicers for C&EN: http://ow.ly/kxu830hg9tG
    https://www.facebook.com

21 hours ago

22 hours ago

  • ZONING PERMIT

    **FOR THE CONDITIONAL APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING** FOR THE DEMOLITION OF MULTIPLE EXISTING ATTACHED STRUCTURES (702 SANSOM ST, 704 SANSOM ST, 706-08 SANSOM ST, 710 SANSOM ST, AND 128 S 7TH ST ONLY; NO DEMOLITION AT 712-14 SANSOM ST), AND FOR THE LOT ADJUSTMENT TO CREATE ONE (1) NEW LOT ("PARCEL A" ON PLANS) FROM SIX (6) EXISTING LOTS (702 SANSOM ST, 704 SANSOM ST, 706-08 SANSOM ST, 710 SANSOM ST, 712-14 SANSOM ST, AND 128 S 7TH ST), SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON PLAN/APPLICATION. FOR THE ERECTION OF AN ATTACHED STRUCTURE WITH ROOF DECKS AT THE 2ND, 3RD, 4TH, 15TH, 22ND, AND 24TH FLOORS, SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON PLAN/APPLICATION; NO CHANGE IN HEIGHT OR AREA OF EXISTING ATTACHED STRUCTURE AT FORMER PROPERTY KNOWN AS 712-14 SANSOM ST. FOR USE AS A VACANT COMMERCIAL SPACE ON THE 1ST FLOOR FACING SANSOM ST (SEPARATE USE REGISTRATION REQUIRED PRIOR TO OCCUPANCY), WITH MULTI-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING (EIGHTY-FIVE (85) DWELLING UNITS) ABOVE, WITH ACCESSORY PARKING PROVIDED OFF-SITE AT 618 MARKET ST, AND 150 S INDEPENDENCE W ML (AS PER AGREEMENTS WITH PARKING GARAGE OPERATORS; USE PERMITS TO BE ISSUED WITH FINAL ZONING PERMIT), THIRTY (30) ACCESSORY BICYCLE PARKING SPACES (LOCATED ON AN ACCESSIBLE ROUTE WITHIN THE CELLAR), AND ONE (1) OFF-STREET LOADING SPACE (ACCESSED FROM S 7TH ST); NO CHANGE TO EXISTING USES OF RETAIL SALES OF WEARING APPAREL AND ACCESSORIES WITHIN EXISTING BUILDING AT 712-14 SANSOM ST; NO SIGNS ON THIS PERMIT.

    702 SANSOM ST Issued December 14, 2017 Comment

22 hours ago

Aaron Mott posted 2 photos to Flickr:

27 hours ago

Bella Vista Neighbors Association shared Char...

Tomorrow at our library branch.

    Events: Speaker Series | Charles Santore, Jr.
    Sat, December 16, 2017 3:00 P.M. Add to your calendar Charles Santore Library Cost: FREE "Notable individuals who have enriched our community in many ways will be appearing at the Charles Santore Library to share their ideas and inspiring personal stories.
    https://libwww.freelibrary.org

30 hours ago

12/15/17 The Washington Square West Civic Ass...

12/15/17 The Washington Square West Civic Association has reached out to the Bicycle Coalition and to the Office of Whole Streets, OTIS . We initiated meetings with both organizations this week to discuss ways to maximize protection and safety for bicyclists in the bike lanes on Spruce and Pine Streets. We will continue working with them and others who share the concern that the streets of Philadelphia must be safe.

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31 hours ago

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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31 hours ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    The Official 2018 Philadelphia Flower Show Trailer: Wonders of Water
    Uploaded by PHS on 2017-12-14.
    https://www.youtube.com/

32 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

33 hours ago

Wanted: Front Desk Volunteer for William M. M...

Wanted: Front Desk Volunteer for William M. Meredith School William M. Meredith School is looking for community volunteers to staff the school’s entrance desk. Responsibilities include: Greeting visitors/students entering the building, facilitating visitors/volunteers/parents with signing in and out, delivering the mail, and special projects. Volunteers are needed for regular shifts M-F from 8:45am-12pm and 12pm-3:10pm. Volunteers will need to obtain School District of Philadelphia volunteer clearances to begin work (more information can be found here https://www.philasd.org/face/volunteer/). School personnel will assist in completing necessary clearance forms. If you are interested, please contact Principal Lauren Overton at loverton@philasd.org. Thanks!

    Volunteers - Family & Community Engagement
    We greatly value our volunteers, and we are so excited for you to share your special talents and time with our students! Volunteers play a critical role in providing our schools with the extra resources and services they need to help all students thrive.
    https://www.philasd.org

34 hours ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Philly Healthy Schools Initiative
    Welcome new coalition members Hawthorne Empowerment Coalition and Washington Square West Civic Association! Thank you for joining us in our important mission for safe and healthy schools for all!
    http://www.facebook.com

34 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.
    https://www.archives.gov

34 hours ago

This is a message from ReadyPhiladelphia. Wi...

This is a message from ReadyPhiladelphia. Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 1PM until 9PM, today (12/15). Use caution while driving. * what... snow expected. Plan on slippery Road conditions, including during the evening commute. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches are expected. * When... from 1 PM this afternoon to 9 PM EST this evening. * Additional details... be prepared for reduced visibilities at times. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest Road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1. For additional updates and weather information, visit http://www.weather.gov/phi For all current NWS Watches, Warnings, or Advisories, visit http://goo.gl/xfexUk For further information on emergency preparedness, visit http://www.phila.gov/ready

    Philadelphia/Mt Holly
    US Dept of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mt Holly 732 Woodlane Rd. Mount Holly, NJ 08060 609-261-6600 Comments? Questions? Please Contact Us.
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35 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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35 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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36 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,...
    https://www.facebook.com

41 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

46 hours ago

2 days 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.
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days 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

2 days 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

2 days 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,...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Pennsylvania Insurance Department
    TOMORROW is the last day to sign-up for health insurance. Need help? You have options. To review/compare plans, visit http://pa.checkbookhealth.org To find a trained/registered professional to...
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2 days 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

2 days 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...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days 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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2 days 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

2 days 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

2 days 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

Friends of Vare-Washington shared their event...

Reminder that we're meeting tonight in lieu of last week's cancelled meeting. Please join us at Lilypad to work on our event calendar and volunteer for a committee!

    Friends of Vare-Washington Meeting - Rescheduled
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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
    https://www.youtube.com/

2 days ago

Like tamales? Try hallacas, a Christmas tradition in Venezuela

Hallacas, $9, Puyero, 524 S. Fourth Street, 267-928-4584; puyeroflavor.com.

    Like tamales? Try hallacas, a Christmas tradition in Venezuela
    In Venezuela, December for many families means plenty of hallacas, a dish that has long been a staple of traditional holiday meals there. Similar to tamales, hallacas are often made in large batches, using individualized family recipes, and are shared with friends and family.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

  • Photo Electric!

    Mr. Petuskey is asking for $400.27:
    My students need an industrial, high-capacity Van de Graaff generator to create hair-raising photographic portraits!
    Gen George A McCall School Comment

2 days ago

3 days ago

The QVNA Weekly Digest - 12/13/2017

The QVNA Weekly Digest - 12/13/2017

    QVNA Weekly Newsletter
    Read the latest issue of QVNA's e-newletter to learn about events and programs happening in and near Philadelphia's first neighborhood.
    https://us5.campaign-archive.com

3 days ago

You may celebrate the holiday season with fav...

You may celebrate the holiday season with favorite family recipes, and you may want to curl up with something warm on a day like today in Philadelphia, but we recommend this particular recipe on Ice Cream Day, since it's from the #OthmerLibrary: http://ow.ly/DcgP30hcunI

    Chemical Heritage Foundation
    You may celebrate the holiday season with favorite family recipes, and you may want to curl up with something warm on a day like today in Philadelphia, but we recommend this particular recipe on Ice...
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3 days ago

Did you know 30+ restaurants and cafes are of...

Did you know 30+ restaurants and cafes are offering deals every Thursday in December from 5-8pm?! 🍽️ 🍷☕Enjoy some seasonal bites and sips during ✨Historic Holiday Nights in Old City! ✨ 2nd Story Brewing Co. | Amada - Philly | Big Ass Slices | Buddakan | Campo's Since 1947 | Continental | Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar Philadelphia | DiNardo's Famous Seafood | Fezziwig's Sweet Shoppe | FRIEDA for generations | High Street on Market | ICI Macarons & Cafe | Jasmine Rice Old City | La Peg Brasserie at Fringe Arts | The Little Lion | Nick's Bar and Grille | Old City Coffee, Inc. | The Olde Bar | Panorama | Pinot Boutique | Positano Coast | Sassafrasbar | Shane Confectionery | Silence Dogood's Tavern | Spasso Italian Grill | Stratus Lounge | Taste | The Victoria Freehouse | Wedge + Fig https://www.oldcitydistrict.org/historicholidaynights

    Old City District
    Did you know 30+ restaurants and cafes are offering deals every Thursday in December from 5-8pm?! 🍽️ 🍷☕Enjoy some seasonal bites and sips during ✨Historic Holiday Nights in Old City! ✨ 2nd Story...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Macaroni Kid Downtown Philly is at Puyero Ven...

Happy #NationalHotChocolateDay 😋 One of our favorite places to enjoy hot chocolate is Puyero Venezuelan Flavor they serve up delicious Andes hot chocolate 🍫 stop in soon for this seasonal treat!!

    Macaroni Kid Downtown Philly
    Happy #NationalHotChocolateDay 😋 One of our favorite places to enjoy hot chocolate is Puyero Venezuelan Flavor they serve up delicious Andes hot chocolate 🍫 stop in soon for this seasonal treat!!
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Bella Vista Neighbors Association shared a li...

    News of Bella Vista Dec. 13
    The Bella Vista Neighbors Association is the Registered Community Organization that serves residents of Bella Vista, which is bounded by 6th and 11th Streets, South Street and Washington Avenue. BVNA improves Bella Vista's quality of life, facilitates and augments the delivery of government services, strengthens community bonds, encourages civic involvement, provides a public and neutral discussion forum, and promotes dialogue with elected officials.
    http://mailchi.mp

3 days ago

The Clay Studio added 4 new photos.

Need a gift for someone with a green thumb? Check out some of our vases and planters in person or online! Get free shipping now through 12/14 midnight with the code HOLIDAY. The final day to order pieces and receive them before Christmas is 12/14 (midnight). Shop here: https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/Shop.faces

    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

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