2 hours ago

The Library of Congress just announced that t...

The Library of Congress just announced that their papers of Benjamin Franklin are now online. The collection includes copies of the First Continental Congress Petition to King George III, drafts of the Treaty of Paris, diplomatic correspondence, notes on electricity, drawings of bifocals, and more! You can learn more here: https://www.loc.gov/item/prn-18-044/?loclr=eanotw-new

    Papers of Benjamin Franklin Now Online
    The papers of American scientist, statesman and diplomat Benjamin Franklin have been digitized and are now available online for the first time from the Library of Congress. The Library announced the digitization today in remembrance of the anniversary of Franklin's death on April 17, 1790.The Franklin papers consist of approximately 8,000 items mostly dating from the 1770s and 1780s.
    https://www.loc.gov

4 hours ago

Seger Park shared Philly Girls in Motion's po...

Get your Girl Power On!

    Philly Girls in Motion
    WE WANT YOU! To register now for @seechicksrun The ONLY ladies 5k/10k in Philadelphia. Sunday, June 3rd. Get a race tee and goody backpack! Bring your friends, your sisters, your mamas, your...
    https://www.facebook.com

4 hours ago

Need some lunchtime live music? Local Philly ...

Need some lunchtime live music? Local Philly band The Cheddar Boys will be performing in Good Karma Cafe at The Wilma on June 1 at 12:00pm. Stop by next Friday for some feel good music at Good Karma.

    The Wilma Theater
    Need some lunchtime live music? Local Philly band The Cheddar Boys will be performing in Good Karma Cafe at The Wilma on June 1 at 12:00pm. Stop by next Friday for some feel good music at Good Karma.
    https://www.facebook.com

11 hours ago

These nearby schools are looking for financial help on DonorsChoose.org:

  • Just the Basics

    Mrs. Lincoln is asking for $384.71:
    My students need some basic supplies, like markers, Sharpies, a stapler, and tape.
    George W Nebinger Elementary School Comment
  • Calculators and a sharpener

    Mrs. Lincoln is asking for $327.07:
    My students need a sharpener, 10 calculators and a book to teach calculator skills.
    George W Nebinger Elementary School Comment

16 hours ago

Important Committee work at our meeting tonig...

Important Committee work at our meeting tonight!

    Friends of Vare-Washington
    Important Committee work at our meeting tonight!
    https://www.facebook.com

18 hours ago

The Wilma Theater shared American Theatre mag...

The American Theatre magazine panel Stage Migration: Immigrants and the American Theatre is live!

    American Theatre magazine
    Tonight we are live at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater with Blanka Zizka, Carmen Rivera, Ed Sylvanus Iskandar, Maria Manuela Goyanes, and Ngozi Anyanwu. #StageMigrations
    http://www.facebook.com

21 hours ago

You'll love reading our beautiful May issue o...

You'll love reading our beautiful May issue of QVNA Magazine! (Just click to read it online!) . Thank you to our Magazine Committee members for your great work -- and congratulations to Gloria Dei (Old Swedes) for making our front cover story. You've got a great story to tell. #QVNAlovesvolunteers, #QVvolunteers, #GloriaDeiOldSwedes,#QVNA.

    QVNA Magazine (May 2018)
    In this issue, we unveil a gorgeous new design concept that aims to revitalize the grounds at Gloria Dei (Old Swedes') Church and National Historic Site.
    https://issuu.com

22 hours ago

Heads up! This American Theatre magazine pane...

Heads up! This American Theatre magazine panel including Wilma Artistic Director Blanka Zizka will be on Facebook Live at 6pm. Check their Facebook page at 6pm or check back here to watch the shared video.

    AT Live Event! Stage Migrations: Immigrants and the American Theatre
    On May 23, AT senior editor Diep Tran will moderate a conversation with Blanka Zizka, Carmen Rivera, Ed Sylvanus Iskandar, Maria Goyanes, Ngozi Anyanwu, Immigrants and refugees are woven into the fabric of American identity, and American theatre has always reflected that, from Yiddish theatre to El Teatro Campesino to and the Ufot cycle.
    https://www.americantheatre.org

24 hours ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Mark Segal Author
    Here's the column I wrote about me and those Ruby Red Slippers It's official: I'm history Just saying that I am humbled is not enough: It is an honor of a lifetime. By the title of this column, I'm...
    https://www.facebook.com

25 hours ago

Blogger José Raúl Mangual explores a new brea...

Blogger José Raúl Mangual explores a new breath as an actor in this week's look at the Wilma's HotHouse Intensive. The Summer Intensive with begins this June with Artistic Director Blanka Zizka and Company Member Justin Jain. Delve into the work of the Wilma HotHouse Company --> https://goo.gl/1nAins

    HotHouse Intensive: A New Breath
    Temple University Musical Theater BFA student José Raúl Mangual took part in a HotHouse Intensive this winter. He documented the experience through daily reflections and photos that will be shared as blog posts as we prepare for the Summer Intensive. I felt like today's class was the first that I saw, without seeking, the parallels between exercises.
    http://blog.wilmatheater.org

26 hours ago

oTIS schedule for corner meetings to discuss ...

oTIS schedule for corner meetings to discuss the localized impact of the Repaving and Safety Project on Pine and Spruce Streets in WashWest - Wed. May 30th (weather permitting).

    Washington Square West Civic Association
    oTIS schedule for corner meetings to discuss the localized impact of the Repaving and Safety Project on Pine and Spruce Streets in WashWest - Wed. May 30th (weather permitting).
    https://www.facebook.com

27 hours ago

http://www.phila.gov/OPA/Assessments/Pages/Ap...

http://www.phila.gov/OPA/Assessments/Pages/Appeals.aspx You must file by Friday May 25, 2018.

    http://www.phila.gov

27 hours ago

Today's enews, sponsored by local fitness stu...

Today's enews, sponsored by local fitness studio Charge Performance and Wellness.

    BVNA News for May 23
    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.
    https://mailchi.mp

31 hours ago

6 Minute Meal & Deal: Hungry Pigeon's French omelet

743 S 4th St,

    6 Minute Meal & Deal: Hungry Pigeon's French omelet
    In this week's 6 Minute Meal and a Deal, Alicia Vitarelli gets in the kitchen for a quick and easy recipe at the Hungry Pigeon.
    http://6abc.com

34 hours ago

35 hours ago

  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL TWO 60,000 BTU GAS FURNACES WITH 95% EFF WITH AIR AND RELATED DUCT WORK, ONE IN BASEMENT AND ONE ON 3RD FL

    610 S 7TH ST Issued May 18, 2018 Comment

35 hours ago

  • Just Some Essentials

    Mrs. J. is asking for $537.60:
    My students need crayons, folders, glue, book covers which we use as seat sacks, and tape to hang our work. I am also requesting magnet building tiles.
    George W Nebinger Elementary School Comment

47 hours ago

Gratuitous video of a spinning wheel of choco...

Gratuitous video of a spinning wheel of chocolate from our Part of the Plan: Small Business shoot with Muellers Chocolate at Reading Terminal Market today #READYBusiness #PlanToStayOpen #ChocolateEmergency

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Gratuitous video of a spinning wheel of chocolate from our Part of the Plan: Small Business shoot with Muellers Chocolate at Reading Terminal Market today #READYBusiness #PlanToStayOpen...
    http://www.facebook.com

47 hours ago

Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management a...

Definitely the sweetest video shoot we ever did. Talking small business preparedness with Mueller's Chocolate at Reading Terminal Market. Insight into weathering any size emergency, coming soon in our monthly Part of the Plan series. Plan...to Stay Open. #READYBusiness

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

47 hours ago

It’s a beautiful day in the #neighBEARDhood !...

It’s a beautiful day in the #neighBEARDhood ! Check out John Jarboe and The Bearded Ladies in a preview of You Can Never Go Down The Drain at The Wilma's Theater Lovers Fete. Mx. Rogers comes to the Wilma on June 20! Get your tickets here --> https://goo.gl/So65DV

    The Wilma Theater
    It's a beautiful day in the #neighBEARDhood ! Check out John Jarboe and The Bearded Ladies in a preview of You Can Never Go Down The Drain at The Wilma's Theater Lovers Fete. Mx. Rogers comes to...
    http://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared DVLF...

Tonight’s #ONOPhilly is postponed until next Wed., 5/30!

    DVLF
    ONO has rescheduled tonight's happy hour at Uptown Beer Garden due to weather. The new date is Wednesday, May 30th! Registration will remain open for tickets and we still hope to see everyone there!...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Wawa Welcome America Just Unveiled Its 2018 Schedule
    There's a lot to be excited for, including the usual goodies (free hoagies!), and also some new surprises. This year's Wawa Welcome America festival looks like it's going to be an especially good one.
    https://www.phillymag.com

2 days ago

Happy National Memo Day! Our holdings are br...

Happy National Memo Day! Our holdings are brimming with memorandums from a variety of government agencies. Memorandums are written messages which can document anything: the installation of a new water fountain, organizational changes, policies, and much more. Featured here is a memorandum related to the archaeological investigation at El Morro, which is part of the San Juan National Historic Site in Puerto Rico. This memo details the work that has already been performed and also includes photographic attachments to document progress made on the dig. Check out the rest of this memo here: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/40304916. Want to learn more about our holdings? 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. This post was written by Megan Kelly, Research and Writing Intern with the National Archives at Philadelphia. #NationalMemoDay #Memo #Memorandum #FindYourPark #NPS

    National Archives at Philadelphia
    Happy National Memo Day! Our holdings are brimming with memorandums from a variety of government agencies. Memorandums are written messages which can document anything: the installation of a new...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Calling all neighbors -- please share your op...

Calling all neighbors -- please share your opinions for the South Street Image and Perception Survey! As part of its ongoing work to revitalize South Street, The South Street Headhouse District needs your help as a community stakeholder to take a quick survey. Your input will help develop measures of current perceptions of the South Street Headhouse area and help SSHD have a baseline to measure against in the future. The survey is quick to take, anonymous, and will remain open until May 29th. PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT NOW TO COMPLETE IT. https://reporting.padowntown.org/forms/south-street-headhouse-district Thanks for your help!

    PA Downtown Center - South Street Headhouse District
    https://reporting.padowntown.org

2 days ago

The schedule is out for this year's Welcome A...

The schedule is out for this year's Welcome America celebration. 7 days and 50 events to mark our nation's independence in the city where it all started. Check out the schedule and also sign up for free text alerts from the City. Text AMERICA to 888-777 and stay connected to developing weather, event, and public safety information. #July4thPhilly 🇺🇲️ https://welcomeamerica.com/events/

    Events - Welcome America 2018
    The festival is traveling into the local communities! Philadelphia is much more than our downtown. Discover a new neighborhood or enjoy a staycation. For a look at where we'll be, explore below:
    https://welcomeamerica.com

2 days ago

Updated 2 days ago

Parking

Is there anywhere in Philly to securely park a small 10" moving truck overnight?

  • From the sounds of it, you want to pay an indoor garage to do so. there are two in the 1500 block of Latimer that I know of, plenty of others in town too.

2 days ago

Queen Village Neighbors Association shared QV...

Queen Village has the luckiest dogs in town....

    Home
    Autumn Arrives with a full Plate of Events for South Street The SouthStreet Headhouse District is looking forward to lively fall, with numerous events that deliver a wide variety of cultural, musical, culinary, and civic programming. Sunday Sept 10 - Greenfest Philly presented by the Clean Air Council Bainbridge Green Since 2006, this popular event provides a...
    http://qvna.org

2 days ago

Are you a Philly home owner without a working...

Are you a Philly home owner without a working fire alarm? If so, please call 311 to request one, free from the City. Congratulations, @PhillyFire on securing a grant for 26,000 smoke alarms and 4,000 adaptive smoke alarms for the hearing impaired! Thank you for everything you do to help keep us safe!

    Home
    Autumn Arrives with a full Plate of Events for South Street The SouthStreet Headhouse District is looking forward to lively fall, with numerous events that deliver a wide variety of cultural, musical, culinary, and civic programming. Sunday Sept 10 - Greenfest Philly presented by the Clean Air Council Bainbridge Green Since 2006, this popular event provides a...
    http://qvna.org

2 days ago

Please join Mayor Kenney and the Bethel Buryi...

Please join Mayor Kenney and the Bethel Burying Ground Historic Site Memorial Committee on May 31st at Weccacoe Park (11am) as they officially announce the development of the Bethel Burying Ground Historic Site Memorial, reflecting the site’s role in Philadelphia and U.S. history and honoring those laid to rest there.

    Bethel Burying Ground Historic Site Memorial Announcement
    On Thursday, May 31 the City of Philadelphia and Mayor Kenney will officially announce the development of the Bethel Burying Ground Historic Site Memorial, reflecting the site's role in Philadelphia and U.S. history and honoring those laid to rest there.
    https://www.eventbrite.com

2 days ago

Queen Village Neighbors Association shared Mo...

#Moyamensingpoint volunteers, you ROCK! Thank you for making Queen Village clean, green, and beautiful! #QueenVillageLovesVolunteers

    Moyamensing Point
    Moyamensing Point added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Come get your music on

Come get your music on

    Seger Park
    Come get your music on
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Seger Park shared Bria Anneí Young's post.

Sign your kids up today for this fun camp!

    Bria Anneí Young
    FREE basketball summer camp for kids grades 4-8th located at Seger Park this summer. To sign up visit: BriaYoungBasketball.com/programs
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

3 days ago

Darren LoPrinzi posted 1 photo to Flickr:

3 days ago

Musical Program Tells the Story of Two Jewish Pianists in Nazi Germany

...June 9, in Presser Hall at the Settlement Music School’s Mary Louise Curtis Branch, 416 Queen Street, Philadelphia. A discussion, as well as a reception to meet the performers, will follow the...

    Musical Program Tells the Story of Two Jewish Pianists in Nazi Germany
    Two Pianos: Playing for Life uses music, live readings and narration to depict the story of two female pianists, who played for all-Jewish audiences after the Nazis had banned Jewish musicians from German public performances. The program premieres on June 9 in Philadelphia at the Mary Louise Curtis Branch of the Settlement Music School.
    http://pjvoice.org

4 days ago

More rain in the forecast over the next few d...

More rain in the forecast over the next few days. Enjoy(?) the interlude between wet weather! #GetOutdoors #LawnmowerSunday #BeSafe

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    More rain in the forecast over the next few days. Enjoy(?) the interlude between wet weather! #GetOutdoors #LawnmowerSunday #BeSafe
    http://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET IMPROVEME...

STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET IMPROVEMENT FOR WEEK OF MAY 21 Temporary, Full Street Closures and Parking Restrictions Expected

    http://www.philadelphiastreets.com

4 days ago

  • ADDITION PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF A ROOF DECK WITH PILOT HOUSE ON AN EXISTING STRUCTURE WITH PREVIOUSLY APPROVED THIRD FLOOR ADDITION (AP# 784319) FOR USE AS A SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING.(DETAILS INCLUDING SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON THE PLAN)

    610 S 7TH ST Issued May 17, 2018 Comment
  • ZONING PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF A ROOF DECK WITH PILOT HOUSE ON AN EXISTING STRUCTURE WITH PREVIOUSLY APPROVED THIRD FLOOR ADDITION (AP# 784319) FOR USE AS A SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING.(SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON THE PLAN)

    610 S 7TH ST Issued May 17, 2018 Comment

4 days ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    The Rowhouse Boom: Populist Victory or Philadelphia Noir?
    The proudest moment for the Philadelphia rowhouse was in Chicago, of all places. A two-story "Workingman's House" was "put up at the Columbian Exposition," reported Talcott Williams in 1893.
    https://www.phillyhistory.org

4 days ago

New to association living? This one's for you...

New to association living? This one's for you!

    https://rismedia.com

5 days ago

Say hello to the volunteers at our table just...

Say hello to the volunteers at our table just south of Catharine on your way down to the Italian Market Festival 2018, pick up safety tips, a newsletter, or just pop in to chat under our tent. The rain is starting to clear out.

    Bella Vista Neighbors Association
    Say hello to the volunteers at our table just south of Catharine on your way down to the Italian Market Festival 2018, pick up safety tips, a newsletter, or just pop in to chat under our tent. The...
    https://www.facebook.com

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