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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

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28 min 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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The #WilmaPassingStrange set is now under con...

The #WilmaPassingStrange set is now under construction. #PlayAllNight

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    The #WilmaPassingStrange set is now under construction. #PlayAllNight
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6 hours ago

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Holiday Light Shows, Ice Skating, Twelve Days Of Christmas Movies At Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest Christmas Shows and More!

...pm in the South Street Headhouse District, Experience the creativity and energy of the fabulous Fourth Street and South Street business communities with an evening of extended hours, art, music, food and shopping along Historic...

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Liberty Lands Market ~ December 16 ~ From 9 am until 3 pm at 926 N. American St in Northern Liberties. One can find everything from fresh organic produce to hand crafted wears...

Clark Park Farmers’ Market ~ December 16 ~ From 10 am to 2 pm, The Food Trust holds an outdoor market at 43rd St and Baltimore Ave. Enjoy fresh vegetables & food from favorite local farmers and producers. ~ Clark Park Farmers’ Market ~

Greensgrow Holiday Bazaar ~ December 16 & 17 ~ From 10 am – 4 pm at Greensgrow Farms, 2501 E. Cumberland Street in Kensington. Shop holiday trees and holiday greens, handmade crafts, homemade treats, homegrown bulbs and wreaths, and other special gifts. ~ Greensgrow Holiday Bazaar ~

    Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Holiday Light Shows, Ice Skating, Twelve Days Of Christmas Movies At Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest Christmas Shows and More!
    Things to do in Philadelphia ~ December 15 - 21 ~ Visiting Philadelphia or living in/nearby Philly? We have it all for you. Anything from free events in Philadelphia, to food festivals, historical sites, museums and much more. With so many things to do in Philadelphia, you can't go wrong.
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Where to Eat on New Year’s Eve in Philadelphia

The prix fixe New Year’s Eve menus at Jose Garces’ tapas spots offer courses themed to Spanish cities — choose between San Sebastian or Barcelona at Amada (217 Chestnut Street) and Bilbao or Biarittz at Tinto. $75-$95 Official Barclay Prime

Good King Tavern’s (614 S. 7th Street) regular a la carte menu will be available all night, along with French “fancy foods...

The tasting menu at Hungry Pigeon (743 S. 4th Street) includes oysters, warm shrimp with beurre blanc, steak, and crab and potato ravioli, plus galette de rois (king cake) for dessert — traditional among French cultures this time of year. $65

The Twisted Tail’s (509 S. 2nd Street) masquerade party features live music from the Mikey Junior Band and a burlesque performance. Dinner...

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Three tasting menu options will be offered at Michael Solomonov’s Abe Fisher (1623 Sansom Street), with latkes, Shabbos Chicken with potato and swiss chard kugel, dry-aged ribeye, and those famous Montreal-style smoked short ribs. $55-$75

The December 31 tasting menu at Aldine (1901 Chestnut Street) includes four or five courses, depending on the seating. Look for uni custard, poached trout, and grilled beef with lobster salad. $65 or $85

The decadent eats at Barclay Prime (237 S. 18th Street) on Rittenhouse Square always have a festive feel. On New Year’s Eve, finish off lobster and wagyu ribeye with a free Champagne toast.

...menu of its Chinese/Jewish-American dishes for $40.99. Sister spots Cheu Noodle Bar (255 S. 10th Street) and Cheu Fishtown (1416 Frankford Avenue) aren’t doing set menus but they are planning...

...for $40.99. Sister spots Cheu Noodle Bar (255 S. 10th Street) and Cheu Fishtown (1416 Frankford Avenue) aren’t doing set menus but they are planning NYE specials, including Sapporo-style butter...

Bring a group of friends to Dim Sum House (3939 Chestnut Street) for the restaurant’s new king crab feast featuring a huge freshwater crab that feeds...

The luxe NYE menu at Fine Palate (231 S. 15th Street) starts with free Champagne. Dinner options include artichoke soup with truffles, uni and caviar, foie gras, truffle risotto, filet mignon, king crab, and wild boar chops. $89, paid in advance Official Fond

At the elegant Fond (1537 S. 11th Street), the five-course tasting menu includes truffled lobster risotto, filet mignon, sturgeon with caviar, and tuna carpaccio. There’s a free Champagne toast at midnight. $95; optional wine pairing $35

The four-course prix fixe menu at Kensington Quarters (1310 Frankford Avenue) starts off appropriately butchery with beef tartare or charcuterie (or oysters). The following courses include parsnip ravioli, pork shoulder, and ribeye. $75; optional $30 wine pairing

In West Philly, Marigold Kitchen (501 S. 45th Street) is pulling out all the stops with a 15-course feast of venison tartare, chestnut ravioli, pan-seared scallops, and enough other bites to keep diners full until 2018. The restaurant is BYOB. $120

Dinner comes with a drag show at Mission (1516 Sansom Street). For $100, get a reserved table, a taco dinner, and tequila. $100 for dinner and the show; $60 for the show with two drinks and passed appetizers Jason Varney Oyster House

The modern Korean menu at SouthGate (1801 Lombard Street) gets some NYE additions. The prix fixe offering includes choices like kimchi fried rice, Chinese five-spice duck, and filet mignon, plus a glass of Champagne. $50

The party at Time (1315 Sansom Street) starts with live jazz and slides into funk and neo-soul later on in the...

Three seatings at Walnut Street Cafe (2929 Walnut Street) mean three different menus. Early birds (5-6 p.m.) feast on three courses — soup...

The four-course French menu at Zinc (246 S. 11th Street) is one of the better deals in town at under 70 bucks. It includes seafood quenelle, quail in pastry, veal and truffle stew, and profiteroles. $68

    Where to Eat on New Year's Eve in Philadelphia
    Before saying so long to 2017, eat a celebratory New Year's Eve dinner at one of these Philly restaurants. Choose from decadent multi-course meals, beer buffets, midnight Champagne toasts, dinner with a side of live music, and more. Just be sure to book a table before it's too late.
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23 hours 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,...
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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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25 hours 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...
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28 hours 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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28 hours 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
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30 hours 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.
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  • 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!
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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.
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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!!
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45 hours 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.
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The Best Cocktail Bars in Philadelphia

Queen Village’s premier cocktail bar, which was a pioneer in Philadelphia’s craft cocktail boom, is as good as ever, thanks to an excellent staff and cocktails that run the gamut from classic to experimental. (701 S 4th St,; 267-930-8538)

The former home of Bookbinder’s has been transformed into a classic cocktail bar by Jose Garces, which still serves up Bookbinder’s-style dishes like snapper soup and, of course, plenty of oysters. (125 Walnut St.; 215-253-3777)

Visit Paris without leaving Queen Village when you step into Good King Tavern, which boasts an impressive menu of classic cocktails alongside an excellent wine selection. (614 S 7th St.; 215-625-3700)

Nicholas Elmi’s newest restaurant, located in the heart of Old City, offers up a selection of classic cocktails on a menu that denotes where, when, and by whom the cocktail was created — and it’s one of the only places in the city where you can find a Seelbach. (52 S 2nd St,; 267-606-6313)

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When you step into 1 Tippling Place, you’ll feel like you’re in a particularly cozy living room, albeit one with excellent classic and reimagined cocktails. (2006 Chestnut St.; 215-665-0456)

...keep your phone in your pocket, and don’t miss the bar adorned with nickels. (1029 Race St....

Tod Wentz’s flagship on Passyunk Avenue is known for its creative cocktails and its late night industry crowd — and ultimately, the best thing about Townsend is that it’s a neighborhood spot that happens to have some of the best cocktails and French food in town. (1623 E Passyunk Ave; 267-639-3203)

One of Philadelphia’s oldest restaurants reopened in 2016 with a brand new redesign, a bold new cocktail program from Paul MacDonald, and an incredible dinner service, bringing it right back into the city’s top tier of bars. (261 S 21st St;  215-546-4232)

Joey Baldino’s private, members only club in the heart of South Philly isn’t currently accepting new members, so find a friend with one of those stamped little white cards, settle in at the bar, and order a Negroni — but don’t forget to bring cash. (1408 S 12th St.)

This Starr speakeasy is tucked behind El Rey, identified only by a sign with two red, crossed Rs hanging on Ranstead Street. If you can get a seat, opt for a dark corner booth and order the Bartender’s Choice. (2013 Ranstead St.; 215-563-3330)

This spot is certainly one of Philadelphia’s strangest bars — hidden away on the second floor of an Ethiopian restaurant in West Philly, Fiume offers a full and diverse cocktail list alongside a vast array of spirits in a relaxed, low-key atmosphere. (229 S 45th St.; 215-387-2424)

Chris Painter’s Fishtown restaurant gets plenty of (well-deserved) attention for its housemade pastas and pizzas, but don’t overlook its cocktail menu or its list of Italian amaro. (1355 N Front St.; 215-291-1355)

The standard for all Philadelphia distilleries, Philadelphia Distilling’s gorgeous tasting room is home to exceptional cocktails using the distillery’s homegrown spirits and local herbs, fruits, and even vegetables. (25 E Allen St.; 215-671-0346)

...open to anyone and serves some of the most creative (and well-named) cocktails around. (300 S Broad St.; 215-670-2302...

If you can’t get into Laurel (and you probably can’t), you’ll enjoy its casual counterpart right next door just as much, thanks to its caviar service, inventive drinks, and sleek marble bar with gold fixtures. (1615 E Passyunk Ave; 267-858-0669)

After honing his skills in several of Philadelphia’s best kitchens, Greg Vernick opened up his eponymous Rittenhouse Square restaurant to huge acclaim, but don’t overlook the bar — each and every cocktail will pair perfectly with one of their toasts. (2031 Walnut St.; 267-639-6644)

With a classic cocktail bar downstairs and a tiki bar upstairs, The Franklin contains multitudes, but after all this time, it still serves up some of the most inventive craft cocktails in the city. (112 S 18th St,; 267-467-3277)

For a more casual feel, you can stop into a.bar for a cocktail and a dozen oysters, and when you’re ready for dinner, walk across the hall to a.kitchen to pair your second cocktail with their full dinner menu. (135 S 18th St,; 215-825-7030)

Located directly above Oyster House, Mission’s margaritas are made with everything from freshly squeezed lime juice to green juice to tamarind. (1516 Sansom St.; 215-383-1200)

Michael Schulson’s dark, sexy izakaya has several excellent cocktails, but don’t miss out on its namesake drink, a bourbon and rye Manhattan variation made with smoke staves. (120 S 13th St.; 215-631-3868)

Tod Wentz’s Spanish-inspired tapas bar boasts cocktails inspired by Madrid, Barcelona and beyond alongside traditional small plates like boquerones and patatas bravas. (1121 Walnut St.; 267-324-3014)

Jose Garces’ shrine to all things whiskey has one of the best old fashioneds in town, an outstanding burger to pair with it, and a whiskey shelf beyond your wildest dreams. (118 S 20th St.; 215-665-1088)

This sleek Midtown Village bar offers excellent cocktails made with local, fresh ingredients alongside creative vegan fare. (131 S 13th St.; 267-758-5372)

Philadelphia’s premier vegan restaurant has plenty to offer besides its outstanding plant-based dishes — don’t miss out on its cocktail list, which utilizes many of the same fruits and vegetables as the dinner menu. (1221 Locust St.; 215-320-7500)

Named after the ghostly bartender in The Shining, Fishtown’s Lloyd specializes in small-batch whiskeys, inventive cocktails, and bar food to pair with both. (529 E Girard Ave; 215-425-4600)

An Old City favorite for two decades, Fork’s cocktail list may be brief, but it’s carefully considered — and its skilled bar staff can whip up anything you’d like to pair with your meal. (306 Market St.; 215-625-9425)

Marc Vetri’s casual Italian eatery offers Negronis and other classic Italian cocktails alongside its famous cacio e pepe. (412 S 13th St.; 215-732-2647)

...Manhattans and a full dinner menu. Either way, you’ll find your new favorite cocktail. (1850 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy; 215-963-2788...

Stephen Starr’s Rittenhouse steakhouse is famous for its $100 cheesesteak, but don’t overlook its cocktail menu, especially its signature Manhattan. (237 S 18th St.; 215-732-7560)

Stop into Michael Solomonov’s Jewish diaspora for simple yet creative cocktails utilizing amaro, sherry, and fresh ingredients. (1623 Sansom St.; 215-867-0088)

Marcie Turney & Valerie Safran’s most recent addition is this retro American diner, which features a local whiskey named after Marcie Turney’s grandfather (Bud’s Best Bourbon), Mad Men-inspired cocktails, and seasonal frosé. (1234 Locust St.; 215-546-2220)

Bar Hygge is best known for its in-house brewery, but it also features in-house draft cocktails alongside classics like Sazeracs and Old Fashioneds. (1720 Fairmount Ave; 215-765-2274)

Vedge’s casual counterpart in Rittenhouse Square offers up creative cocktails using ingredients like coconut water and mustard. (126 S 19th St.; 215-278-7943)

    The Best Cocktail Bars in Philadelphia
    Here it is - the definitive list of Philadelphia's best cocktail bars. Keep reading for a comprehensive deep dive into this city's best cocktail-focused bars and restaurants, and keep an eye on this article, which will be updated as Philadelphia's bar and restaurant landscape changes and evolves.
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2 days ago

America’s Strength Pictured here is a poster...

America’s Strength Pictured here is a poster entitled "America's Strength," which describes the differences between the strength of Germany and the strength of the United States, and encourages workers not to treasure wages and profits, but treasure the sacrifice of their labor for the war effort. This poster was produced by the United States Department of Labor and, like many other propaganda posters, was distributed to American factories in order to encourage workers to maximize efficiency for the war effort. Want to learn more about our holdings related to World War I and more? Check out our Guide to World War One holdings: https://www.archives.gov/philadelphia/finding-aids/wwi-guide. Feel free to consult 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. Also feel free to check out other National Archives resources related to World War I here: https://www.archives.gov/topics/wwi#event-/timeline/item/archduke-assassination. Citation: Memorandum Regarding War Posters, with Attachments; File 2602-0, Enlisted Personnel – General; Box 40; Central Subject Files of the Naval Powder Factory; 5th Naval District; RG 181 - Naval Districts and Shore Establishments; National Archives at Philadelphia; (NAID: 66540631) (HMS ID: PH-6192).

    National Archives at Philadelphia
    America's Strength Pictured here is a poster entitled "America's Strength," which describes the differences between the strength of Germany and the strength of the United States, and encourages...
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2 days ago

3rd Police District Captain's Town Hall Community Meeting Wed 12-13-2017 6pm

Captain's Townhall Meeting
Date/Time
December 13th, 2017 06:00 PM

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Concerns/Cpt. Millio/ 3rd District

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11th & Wharton, Philadelphia Pa

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    REPLACE 3/4" WATER SERVICE FROM MAIN IN STREET TO CURB STOP TO WATER METER IN BASEMENT-PA1#20173450204-"SELF-CERTIFICATION'S ARE NO LONGER PERMITTED" - "ALL EXCAVATIONS AND PLUMBING TRENCHES IN EXCESS OF 5 FEET IN DEPTH MUST HAVE APPROVED SHORING IN PLACE AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION"

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Friends of Vare-Washington shared a link.

    Share what you want in your schools | Office of the Mayor
    Use this form to share your thoughts on what you want in your schools.
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A huge heartfelt THANK YOU to all of our supp...

A huge heartfelt THANK YOU to all of our supporters for this project, especially the Anonymous donor who gave $750 earlier today to exceed our fundraising goal!! The students and staff of Vare Washington are so grateful for this opportunity!

    Bring Back Our Musical! by Zachary Duberstein
    Prior to the merger of Abigail Vare and George Washington Schools, George Washington was known for putting on amazing musical performances; lighting, elaborate costumes, choreographed dance and song routines, the works! Sadly, due to lack of adequate funding, the school has gone without a musical for several years.
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Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Philadelphia Parking Authority
    Parking at a kiosk and see these signs? That means you're good to meterUP with our mobile parking app, powered by Parkmobile. Here's everything you need to know 👉 http://bit.ly/2AewXjn
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3 days ago

Where to eat latkes in and around Center City

700 S. 4th St.

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701 S. 50th St.

2005 Walnut St.

1200 Point Breeze Ave.

1521 Locust St.

A year-round brunch favorite at this longtime classic on 21st and Sansom are the housemade potato pancakes. Get ‘em on their own in a trio with sour cream, applesauce and raspberry preserves ($9) or go nuts by using them as the base for eggs Benedict with smoked salmon and hollandaise ($15).

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2101 South St.; 800 N. 4th St.

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Why the 1700 Addison lights are shining even brighter this holiday season

    Where to eat latkes in and around Center City
    You can almost never go wrong with fried potatoes. French fries, home fries, hash browns, tots, potato chips - every variation is good. But there's something about the Jewish potato pancake traditionally enjoyed during the Festival of Lights that's extra satisfying.
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Why does Anthony have a crush on ILL DOOTS? ...

Why does Anthony have a crush on ILL DOOTS? “ILL DOOTS is my first ensemble. The members have changed. The sound has expanded. The explorations have shifted. Even the mission has evolved --- but the need to create has always driven us forward, that has not changed. No matter the shape and sound of ILL DOOTS the product never exists without full respect for the necessity of the process; each individual's process as well as the process of communing, listening, and collaborating together.” On December 15 come out to the Hothouse CRUSH Series featuring Ill DOOTS in the Wilma's Good Karma Cafe.

    The Wilma Theater
    Why does Anthony have a crush on ILL DOOTS? "ILL DOOTS is my first ensemble. The members have changed. The sound has expanded. The explorations have shifted. Even the mission has evolved --- but the...
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For the second year in a row, QVNA is hosting...

For the second year in a row, QVNA is hosting a comprehensive leaf clean up in the neighborhood. Crews began removing leaves from streets and sidewalks on December 4 and will continue through December 15. This helps to keep our neighborhood clean through the Winter months and into the Spring. The clean up is scheduled for all blocks that have a significant amount of leaves on the ground, but if your block is missed and it has a lot of leaves to remove, let us know by emailing info@QVNA.org and we will try to include it!

    Queen Village Neighbors Association
    For the second year in a row, QVNA is hosting a comprehensive leaf clean up in the neighborhood. Crews began removing leaves from streets and sidewalks on December 4 and will continue through...
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3 days ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared Junt...

Juntos is on track to meet their goal of raising $15k in 15 days! Drop by the Center Wed. night @ 5:30 for some food & fun to put them over the top!

    15for15 Happy Hour
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3 days ago

Sip & Shop benefit is tonight, 5-8 pm! Celebr...

Sip & Shop benefit is tonight, 5-8 pm! Celebrate 2 years of Workshop Underground on South St, and pick up some cool gifts: 25% of proceeds benefits WWCC tonight only!

    Workshop Underground - Sip & Shop Benefit for William Way
    Event Timing: Tuesday, December 12, 5-8PM Event Address: 1544 South Street Philadelphia, PA 19146
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A delightful crowd taking in the sounds of St...

A delightful crowd taking in the sounds of Stew and the Passing Strange band. #passingstrange

    The Wilma Theater
    A delightful crowd taking in the sounds of Stew and the Passing Strange band. #passingstrange
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Stew is in the house! #wilmapassingstrange

Stew is in the house! #wilmapassingstrange

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    Stew is in the house! #passingstrange
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Stew is in the house! #passingstrange

Stew is in the house! #passingstrange

    The Wilma Theater
    Stew is in the house! #passingstrange
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3 days ago

The Athenaeum of Philadelphia shared Creative...

    City Hall: The Design and Architecture of the People's Building
    Is that William Penn atop City Hall Tower? Please join us for Community Conversations, a casual gallery talk on December 15th to celebrate the Parkway's...
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3 days ago

Practice for tonight is underway! Join us ton...

Practice for tonight is underway! Join us tonight for a live concert of the music from Passing Strange with Stew! Begins at 8pm in our @goodkarmaphilly lobby cafe!

    The Wilma Theater
    Practice for tonight is underway! Join us tonight for a live concert of the music from Passing Strange with Stew! Begins at 8pm in our @goodkarmaphilly lobby cafe!
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QV's very own Hungry Pigeon getting great rev...

QV's very own Hungry Pigeon getting great reviews on breakfast options and more!

    Hungry Pigeon serves comfort plates with a cheffy twist
    It can sometimes take a few chapters in a chef's career before he can build the restaurant of his dreams. In the case of the Hungry Pigeon, it is a pair of veteran chefs who are responsible for the irrepressibly quirky, handcrafted character that has made this hybrid cafe-resto-bar such a lovable, all-day fixture on Fabric Row.
    http://www.philly.com

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25+ Amazing Things To Do In Philly This Week, December 11-17

Where:Theatre of Living Arts, 334 South Street

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Where:Dilworth Park, 1 S. 15th Street

Where:Franklin Square, 200 N. 6th Street

Where:Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Various locations including Macy's, 1300 Market Street

Where:Four points along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway including outside the Rodin Museum, 2151 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Where:Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad Street

Where:Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad Street

Where:Ritz at the Bourse, 400 Ranstead Street

Where:The Forrest Theatre, 1114 Walnut Street

Where:Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Where:FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse, 2578 Frankford Avenue

Where:8700 to 8300 Germantown Avenue

Where:Greensgrow Farms, 2501 E. Cumberland Street

Where:Mt. Airy Art Garage, 6622 Germantown Avenue

Where:Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad Street

    25+ Amazing Things To Do In Philly This Week
    Photo by J. Fusco for Visit Philadelphia Dilworth Park Wintergarden, Christmas Village at LOVE Park, Hanukkah In Philadelphia and more... The area surrounding City Hall has transformed into a winter wonderland this holiday season thanks to the 50-foot-tall Philly Holiday Tree, the Craft Hall Pop-Up Restaurant, the all-local Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market and a carousel.
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  • DADDY & FRIENDS 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM • Creperie Beau Monde & L'Etage (624 South 6th Street)
  • The Dan Band 8:00 PM - 8:00 PM • TLA (334 South St)

Sat

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