4 hours ago

The Athenaeum of Philadelphia added 5 new pho...

With the Olympics continuing, we dipped into the vault for more winter sports, this time from 1892. ⛸🏒


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This Society Hill brick colonial is celebrating its 100th birthday with a $369,000 price tag

The 958-square-foot brick colonial at 419 Spruce Street in Society Hill went up in 1918.

    Society Hill brick colonial celebrates turning 100 with $369,000 price tag
    The 958-square-foot brick colonial at 419 Spruce Street in Society Hill went up in 1918. The two-bedroom, one-bathroom house is on sale now through Fox & Roach for $369,000. Touches include basement storage, a sizable kitchen for the square footage, and California closets in both bedrooms. Have a look-see.
    https://philly.curbed.com

6 hours ago

'Stranger Things' dance party, East Passyunk Restaurant Week, Reading Terminal Market's 125th birthday party, and other great happenings, Feb. 23-March 2

8 p.m. Saturday; Fleisher Art Memorial, 719 Catharine St.; $9; 215-922-3456; thesecretcinema.com

8:30 p.m. Tuesday, at Theater of the Living Arts, 334 South Street. $22.50 www.livenation.com

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4:30 p.m. Tuesday; South Philadelphia Library, 1700 South Broad St.; Free; 215-685-1866; libwww.freelibrary.org

10 a.m.-11 a.m. Saturday, Rothman Cabin at Dilworth Park, 1 S. 15th St. Register online at https://phsonline.org/events/garden-snow-globe/. 215-988-1698, phsonline.org.

7:30 p.m. Saturday, Tuesday, Thursday and March 3 at the Academy of Vocal Arts, 1920 Spruce Street, $65-$100, 215-735-1685, avaopera.org. 

12:30-4 p.m. Sat.; 600 S. Broad St., Kennett Square; $60 for general admission, $15 for designated drivers; 610-444-8188; kennettwinterfest.com

7-10 p.m. Saturday; Gershman Y, 401 S. Broad St.; $18 per person or $30 for two people; 215-545-4400; gershmany.com

7:30-11:30 p.m. Saturday; Reading Terminal Market, 51 N. 12th St.; $90-$175; readingterminalmarket.org

Through March 4; Franklin Institute, 222 N. 20th St.; $35 for adults, $30 for children ages 3-11; fi.edu

    'Stranger Things' dance party, East Passyunk Restaurant Week, Reading Terminal Market's 125th birthday party, and other great happenings, Feb. 23-March 2 - Philly
    Get the kids into the kitchen this month in celebration of Black History Month at the South Philadelphia Library. Chef Chris Paul will lead a hands-on cooking program featuring a variety of classic soul food recipes. The early evening event is geared toward school-age children and their families.
    http://www.philly.com

9 hours ago

Interested in researching black history? Chec...

Interested in researching black history? Check out the Archives Library and Information Center (ALIC) page on Black History for informative exhibits, articles, research guides, and much more! This page draws from a wide collection of resources and includes resources from military to culture and everything in between. https://www.archives.gov/research/alic/reference/black-history.html

    Black History
    Online Resources National Research Collection NARA Resources The American Image: Portrait of Black Chicago An exhibit of photographs taken by John White of Chicago during the 1970s. The site consists of an introduction and three parts.
    https://www.archives.gov

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Aaron Mott posted 4 photos to Flickr:

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21 hours ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared a po...

Ballroom exhibit is happening! Stop by tonight for the opening party or visit the exhibit—on view every day through Mar. 16.


28 hours 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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31 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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32 hours ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Citizen Planning Institute Updates
    Citizen Planning Institute Updates Email Forms
    http://citizensplanninginstitute.us12.list-manage.com

47 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.
    https://qvna.org

2 days 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

2 days 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.
    http://6abc.com

2 days 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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2 days 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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2 days 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.
    https://whyy.org

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3 days 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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3 days 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

3 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...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 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.
    http://6abc.com

3 days ago

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3 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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4 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...
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

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