51 min ago

Vare-Washington Home and School Association p...

Vare-Washington Home and School Association presents Family Movie Night: Aladdin Friday, February 23 at 6pm Admission $3 per person at the door, includes a slice of pizza and a bottled water. Additional pizza, popcorn, and snacks will be on sale. Friends and neighbors welcome! For every pair of shoes you bring to donate to our shoe drive, you'll also receive a raffle entry to win Regal Cinema movie passes!

    Friends of Vare-Washington
    Vare-Washington Home and School Association presents Family Movie Night: Aladdin Friday, February 23 at 6pm Admission $3 per person at the door, includes a slice of pizza and a bottled water....
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1 hour ago

Fellows Trent Rhodes and Candice Candeto of t...

Fellows Trent Rhodes and Candice Candeto of the Winterthur Program in American Material Culture at the University of Delaware spent this past fall at the Center for their independent study to improve the visitor experience in our Museum Collection. The result is two cases of objects, historic and contemporary, with descriptions that inform and educate. Stop in and experience it for yourself. Open Tues - Sat, 10am - 5pm.

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Fellows Trent Rhodes and Candice Candeto of the Winterthur Program in American Material Culture at the University of Delaware spent this past fall at the Center for their independent study to improve...
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4 hours ago

Friends of Vare-Washington shared their event...

Please join us tonight at Herman's Coffee for our monthly meeting.

    Friends of Vare-Washington Meeting
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5 hours ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Citizen Planning Institute Updates
    Citizen Planning Institute Updates Email Forms
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20 hours ago

Take the SEPTA Bus Service and Shopping Desti...

Take the SEPTA Bus Service and Shopping Destination Survey https://qvna.org/2018/02/20/septa-bus-service-and-shopping-destination-survey/

    SEPTA Bus Service and Shopping Destination Survey
    As part of ongoing efforts to improve bus service, SEPTA is seeking a better understanding of how employees and shoppers use SEPTA bus routes at major shopping destinations in the southeastern part of the city, near Columbus Boulevard and Snyder Avenue. These locations include Pier 70, Whitman Plaza, and Columbus Commons.
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20 hours ago

The Clay Studio added an event.

All Skill levels welcome. Saturday + Sunday, May 19th-20th 10AM-5PM. Throughout this informative and hands-on workshop, Stuart demonstrates throwing functional forms on the wheel that vary in complexity including cups, tea bowls, pitchers, teapots, and lidded jars. Then, you learn a variety of techniques for altering forms by paddling, cutting, and carving. Stuart also discusses his process of soda firing, and how he thinks about each form in relation to an atmospheric environment.

    Thrown & Altered - Stuart Gair Workshop
    All Skill levels welcome. Saturday + Sunday, May 19th-20th 10AM-5PM. Throughout this informative and hands-on workshop, Stuart demonstrates throwing...
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20 hours ago

SEPTA Bus Service and Shopping Destination Survey

As part of ongoing efforts to improve bus service, SEPTA is seeking a better understanding of how employees and shoppers use SEPTA bus routes at major shopping destinations in the southeastern part of the city, near Columbus Boulevard and Snyder Avenue. These locations include Pier 70, Whitman Plaza, and Columbus Commons. If you are regular rider on any of the routes that go these destinations (Routes 7, 25, 29, 47, 57, 64, 79, and G), SEPTA is interested in hearing from you. Please fill out this short survey and help SEPTA make improvements to these routes.

    SEPTA Bus Service and Shopping Destination Survey
    As part of ongoing efforts to improve bus service, SEPTA is seeking a better understanding of how employees and shoppers use SEPTA bus routes at major shopping destinations in the southeastern part of the city, near Columbus Boulevard and Snyder Avenue. These locations include Pier 70, Whitman Plaza, and Columbus Commons.
    https://qvna.org

21 hours ago

The Clay Studio has shaped the careers of mor...

The Clay Studio has shaped the careers of more than 150 diverse and talented resident artists, and literally hundreds of thousands of hand-crafted works have been conceived, created and fired at the Studio. Read this article on CFile to learn what we’re shaping next. #ShapingAMovement

    The Clay Studio in Philadelphia is Shaping a Movement
    Big plans are taking shape at The Clay Studio PHILADELPHIA-Founded in 1974 by five Philadelphia artists, this international center for ceramics has been a vital creative hub where emerging artists shape their careers and young minds shape their imaginations, where skilled crafters shape communities of makers and where handmade works of art quite literally take shape.
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21 hours ago

Check out the Closing Reception at East Marke...

Check out the Closing Reception at East Market tomorrow for Associate Artist, Diane Marimow!

    Closing Reception at East Market
    Join InLiquid and National Real Estate Development for a closing reception for the artwork installed at East Market. This is a celebration for the inaugural exhibition of rotating art programming at 1100 Ludlow, a dynamic new workspace in a warehouse reimagined.
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23 hours ago

Pedestrian struck and killed in Upper Moreland, Pa. identified

Route 611 South was shut down near the entrance to the Pennsylvania Turnpike for about 5 hours as police investigated.

    Pedestrian struck and killed in Upper Moreland ID'd
    Police have identified the pedestrian struck and killed early Tuesday on Easton Road (Route 611) in Upper Moreland, Montgomery County. Edward Brostowicz, 31, of the 600 block of Henry Ave., was struck just before 3:30 a.m. Officers found him lying in the right southbound travel lane suffering from severe injuries.
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25 hours ago

Have you had any thoughts of buying or sellin...

Have you had any thoughts of buying or selling? Check out our video to learn more!

    We Love Queen Village
    Have you had any thoughts of buying or selling? Check out our video to learn more!
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25 hours ago

Dogwood Alliance is one of the supporters of ...

Dogwood Alliance is one of the supporters of the current exhibition Seeing the Forests and the Trees and has worked with diverse communities, partner organizations and decision-makers to protect Southern forests across 14 states. They do this through community and grassroots organizing, holding corporations and governments accountable and working to conserve millions of acres of Southern forests. To learn more about The Dogwood Alliance go to: https://www.dogwoodalliance.org

    Our Story | Dogwood Alliance
    Dogwood Alliance mobilizes diverse voices to protect Southern forests and communities from destructive industrial logging. Southern Forests For over 20 years, Dogwood Alliance has worked with diverse communities, partner organizations and decision-makers to protect Southern forests across 14 states.
    https://www.dogwoodalliance.org

25 hours ago

Society Hill mansion that Jackie O’s ancestor once owned on sale for $2.85M

One of those places—the 5,900-square-foot 262 South Third Street—went on sale in November, and is now asking $1.65 million after a pair of price-chops.

Now 260 South Third Street is on the market for $2.85 million. It’s a bigger affair: 7,244 square feet with the potential for six bedrooms, and flourishes such as a sauna on the lowest level and a living room-slash-dining room with nearly 13-foot ceilings.

    Society Hill mansion that Jackie O's ancestor once owned on sale for $2.85M
    Michael Bouvier, the self-made furniture and real estate tycoon whose great great grandchildren would include Jackie Kennedy Onassis, owned a trio of townhouses on South Third Street in Society Hill in the late 1800s. One of those places-the 5,900-square-foot 262 South Third Street- went on sale in November, and is now asking $1.65 million after a pair of price-chops.
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26 hours ago

Featured here is a photograph of three Nation...

Featured here is a photograph of three National Park Service employees with moose antlers found in nearby woods at a camp at Crow Point in Isle Royale National Park in Michigan. Included in a 1947 progress report regarding moose, resources, and their environmental impact on areas within Isle Royale National Park. Want to learn more about our holdings related to the National Park Service and more? 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. Today's post was written by Grace Schultz, Archives Technician at the National Archives at Philadelphia. Figure 6 from Observations on the Moose of Isle Royale National Park; Isle Royale - 715-07 – Moose; Box 79; Correspondence and Reports Regarding Historic Shrines, Sites, Monuments, Parks, and Proposed Sites; Record Group 79: Records of the National Park Service; National Archives at Philadelphia (NAID: 74207483) (HMS ID: HS1-290251411). Tagging: National Park Service History & National Park Service

    National Archives at Philadelphia
    Featured here is a photograph of three National Park Service employees with moose antlers found in nearby woods at a camp at Crow Point in Isle Royale National Park in Michigan. Included in a 1947...
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28 hours ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    A boost for Democrats, Pa. Supreme Court dramatically overhauls state's congressional map
    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has enacted a new congressional district map that onlookers say is much more favorable to Democrats, replacing one the court overturned and deemed an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander last month. Justices described the new map in their 48-page decision as "superior" to other proposals filed for their consideration.
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45 hours ago

Happy #mugshotmonday with this new arrival fr...

Happy #mugshotmonday with this new arrival from Sean Scott. Shop online here: https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/shop/artist/43947/Sean%20Scott

    The Clay Studio
    Happy #mugshotmonday with this new arrival from Sean Scott. Shop online here: https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/shop/artist/43947/Sean%20Scott
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46 hours ago

The Wilma Theater updated their cover photo.

    The Wilma Theater
    The Wilma Theater, Philadelphia, PA. 5,862 likes · 250 talking about this · 11,727 were here. Visit our website! http://www.wilmatheater.org Follow us on twitter!...
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47 hours ago

Jesse Ito of Queen Village’s Royal Izakaya ma...

Jesse Ito of Queen Village’s Royal Izakaya made this years long list of James Beard semifinalists, for rising star chef of the year!

    Female chefs from Philly make the James Beard 'long list'
    The Beard's so-called long list of semifinalists will be culled, and the finalists will be announced the morning of March 14 in a ceremony from Parc on Rittenhouse Square. The awards will be handed out May 7 in Chicago. - Michael Klein, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

Exhibition Highlight: Title: Glorious Light, ...

Exhibition Highlight: Title: Glorious Light, 2016 Artist: Winifred Helton-Harmon Materials: Pigment inks on archival paper Dimensions: 35 x 48 in. You can see Glorious Light and Winifred's other work in our current exhibition Seeing the Forests and the Trees. Open Tues - Sat, 10 am - 5 pm.

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Exhibition Highlight: Title: Glorious Light, 2016 Artist: Winifred Helton-Harmon Materials: Pigment inks on archival paper Dimensions: 35 x 48 in. You can see Glorious Light and Winifred's other...
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2 days ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared Junt...

Join Juntos and Galaei in an urgent call to #FreeIvan, taken away from his husband by ICE agents during a routine USCIS interview. Press conference is today at WWCC @ 11:30. #protectfamilies

    Press Conference/Rally #FreeIvan
    What: Press Conference/Rally to #FreeIvan When: Monday, February 19th at 11:30am Where: William Way LGBT Community Center (1315 Spruce st) Please join...
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2 days ago

Search continues for man, woman 13 years later

Richard Petrone, Jr. and Danielle Imbo vanished after leaving a bar in the 400 block of South Street in Philadelphia - then known as Abilene's - at 11:45 p.m. on Saturday, February 19th, 2005.

    Search continues for man, woman 13 years later
    The FBI is continuing to ask for the public's help in solving the disappearance of a man and woman who were last seen 13 years ago. Richard Petrone, Jr. and Danielle Imbo vanished after leaving a bar in the 400 block of South Street in Philadelphia - then known as Abilene's - at 11:45 p.m.
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2 days ago

  • Theft

    • Thefts

      400 Block South St. February 9, 2018 @ 2:18 p.m. Comment

2 days ago

We are a community! We support each other an...

We are a community! We support each other and our community artists in distress Even a little is more than nothing Thank you for your support https://www.gofundme.com/rebuilding-after-the-fire-for-al

    Click here to support Rebuilding After the Fire for Al organized by Dana Leuth Byrnes
    Al Gury, an artist, educator, author, beloved friend, and PAWS contributor had a 4 alarm fire in his building last night. Even worse, there is a concern it was started on purpose. Luckily, Al is alive but all of his art, and more importantly, his cats and the cats he fosters perished in the fire...
    https://www.gofundme.com

2 days ago

William Way LGBT Community Center added an ev...

Now, more than ever, there's a strong call-to-action to press forward and progress gender parity. There's a strong call to #PressforProgress motivating and uniting friends, colleagues and whole communities to think, act and be gender inclusive. Join us at Toasted Walnut to learn about the women's programming at William Way LGBT Community Center. This is a fund and friend raiser - attendees will be able to sign-up or renew their annual community center memberships, network, and learn about the programming planned for this year. Thanks to Toasted Walnut, our host for the evening, for offering complimentary snacks and drink specials. ABOUT WILLIAM WAY LGBT COMMUNITY CENTER: The William Way Community Center encourages, supports, and advocates for the well-being and acceptance of sexual and gender minorities in the Greater Philadelphia region through service, recreational, educational, and cultural programming. Membership in the center begins at just $50 a year, and carries many benefits. From discounts on Center activities to access to the Center's DVD library, your membership not only pays for itself quickly, but also supports so many of the life-saving and life-affirming programs at the Center. http://www.waygay.org/membership/ ABOUT INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY (IWD) 2017: Every person - women, men and non-binary people - can play a part in helping drive better outcomes for women. Through meaningful celebration and targeted bold action, we can all be responsive and responsible leaders in creating a more gender inclusive world. The World Economic Forum predicts the gender gap won't close entirely until 2186. This is too long to wait. So around the world, IWD provides an important opportunity for ground breaking action that will truly drive greater change for women. https://www.internationalwomensday.com/ ABOUT TOASTED WALNUT SPECIALS: Toasted Walnut is once again hosting us offering complimentary passed snacks, $6 apps and build your own Mac & Cheese; $4 Happy Hour (well brand mixed drinks and all beers); $6 Wines and $6 Tito's from 5-7:30 pm. Stay awhile and enjoy from 9-11pm we do a $6 Red Solo cup special, $9 Bucket of Coors light and $6 City Wide's. https://www.toastedwalnut.com/

    International Women's Day Happy Hour
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2 days ago

The Clay Studio added 3 new photos.

Check out these awesome pinch pot animals created by 5th and 6th graders from the science leadership academy middle school. This residency was taught by Nitza Walesca Sierra and Corrine Kula.

    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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3 days ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared Junt...

Please join Juntos & Galaei Phillyi Monday morning at 11:30 for a press conference/rally to demand that ICE #FreeIvan and allows him to be reunited with his husband. On January 31, Jose “Ivan” Nuñez was attending his marriage interview at USCIS with his husband Paul fully expecting to be in and out of the office. Paul and Ivan are in love and have been married since April 9th, 2016. What should have been a dream come true ended in a nightmare. In the middle of his interview ICE agents stormed into the interview and handcuffed him without warning. We believe that love has no borders and ask you to join us in demanding that ICE free Ivan from detention so he may be reunited with his husband. If Ivan was to be deported back to Mexico, Ivan’s life would be in jeopardy due to his sexuality. His sister, who is also queer, is currently in hiding with her partner back home and close friends of the family have been severely assaulted for their sexual orientation. As of January 13th, USCIS has deemed Ivan and Paul’s marriage petition valid and Ivan has passed his Reasonable Fear interview, meaning there is no reason why he should still be in detention.

    Press Conference/Rally #FreeIvan
    What: Press Conference/Rally to #FreeIvan When: Monday, February 19th at 11:30am Where: William Way LGBT Community Center (1315 Spruce st) Please join...
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3 days ago

  • ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT

    AMEND PREVIOUSLY APPROVED PLUMBING PERMIT #633576 TO MULTI-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL BUILDING WITH COMMERCIAL SPACES; CHANGE TO LAYOUT 3 WATER CLOSETS, 4 LAVY SINKS, 3 TUB/SHOWER, 1 KITCHEN SINKS, 1 ISLAND SINK, 1 COUNTER TOP SINK, 1 BAR SINK, 1 WASHER -THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004

    500-06 WALNUT ST Issued February 16, 2018 Comment
  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    FOR ALTERATIONS TO AN EXISTING HVAC MECHANICAL SYSTEM TO INCLUDE NEW REGISTERS/GRILLES/DIFFUSERS, ASSOCIATED DUCTWORK, VAV BOX, AND REBALANCING OF THE EXISTING HVAC MECHANICAL SYSTEM. **NO ALTERATIONS TO EXTERIOR OF THE STRUCTURE PER PLANS REVIEWED BY HISTORICAL COMMISSION..**

    428-36 WALNUT ST Issued February 16, 2018 Comment
  • ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT

    AMEND PREVIOUSLY APPROVED PLUMBING PERMIT #633576 TO MULTI-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL BUILDING WITH COMMERCIAL SPACES; CHANGE TO LAYOUT 4 WATER CLOSETS, 4 LAVY SINKS, 4 TUB/SHOWER, 1 KITCHEN SINKS, 1 ISLAND SINK, 1 WASHER -THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004

    500-06 WALNUT ST Issued February 16, 2018 Comment
  • ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT

    AMEND PREVIOUSLY APPROVED PLUMBING PERMIT #633576 TO MULTI-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL BUILDING WITH COMMERCIAL SPACES; CHANGE TO LAYOUT 4 WATER CLOSETS, 5 LAVY SINKS, 4 TUB/SHOWER, 1 KITCHEN SINKS, 1 ISLAND SINK, 1 BAR SINK, 1 COUNTER TOP SINK, 1 WASHER -THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004

    500-06 WALNUT ST Issued February 16, 2018 Comment
  • ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT

    AMEND PREVIOUSLY APPROVED PLUMBING PERMIT #633576 TO MULTI-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL BUILDING WITH COMMERCIAL SPACES; CHANGE TO LAYOUT 3 WATER CLOSETS, 5 LAVY SINKS, 3 TUB/SHOWER, 1 KITCHEN SINKS, 1 ISLAND SINK, 1 COUNTER TOP SINK, 1 WASHER -THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004

    500-06 WALNUT ST Issued February 16, 2018 Comment
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3 days ago

Help make indoor recess more fun!

Help make indoor recess more fun!

    Ms. O'Hara (teacher) | DonorsChoose.org
    My classroom is in the urban area of Philadelphia. My students consist of Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd graders. My students are on the spectrum of Autism and love to learn! Actually, their educational growth is a revolving door! It is exciting experience to keep them motivated and eager to learn!
    https://www.donorschoose.org

4 days ago

Explore the forest in our current exhibition ...

Explore the forest in our current exhibition Seeing the Forests and the Trees: Winifred Helton-Harmon. Open Tues - Sat, 10 am - 5 pm.

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Explore the forest in our current exhibition Seeing the Forests and the Trees: Winifred Helton-Harmon. Open Tues - Sat, 10 am - 5 pm.
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4 days ago

Shop Resident Artist Alum Julie Moon: https:/...

Shop Resident Artist Alum Julie Moon: https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/Shop.faces

    The Clay Studio
    Shop Resident Artist Alum Julie Moon: https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/Shop.faces
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