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Friends of Vare-Washington shared a link.

    "Fun Safe Philly Summer" hands out free meals to children.
    Live Broadcast WATCH NOW WATCH LIVE No child should ever go hungry. That's the goal behind a program that kicked off Tuesday in North Philadelphia. Mayor Jim Kenney joined the organization "Fun Safe Philly Summer" in handing out free meals to children at Reyburn Park.
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2 days ago

Are you welcoming family and friends to the P...

Are you welcoming family and friends to the Philadelphia area this summer? Take a break from sightseeing and cheesesteak sampling and get creative in Fleisher's studios. New this summer, JumpstART workshops are single-session workshops that provide an introduction to our rich offerings and specialized studios. Lead by renowned teaching artists, the workshops are a welcoming and fun way to engage with art and share the experience with loved ones. Registration at fleisher.org is just $25 per person and all supplies are included. You will walk away with a new understanding of a creative medium and an original artwork!

    Fleisher Art Memorial
    Are you welcoming family and friends to the Philadelphia area this summer? Take a break from sightseeing and cheesesteak sampling and get creative in Fleisher's studios. New this summer, JumpstART...
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2 days ago

Come along on a taco tasting tour around Philly

1629 S 7th St, Philadelphia, PA 19148

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4161 Main St, Philadelphia, PA 19127

427 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19147

6030 Torresdale Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19135

1 W Girard Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19125

3636 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19104

719 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106

45 N 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107

1040 N American St #701, Philadelphia, PA 19123

2035 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

2319 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19130

2001 Memphis St., Philadelphia, PA 19125

2108 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19146

    FYI Philly: Come along on a taco tasting tour around Philly
    This week on FYI Philly, we go on a taco tasting tour, savor some new sushi shops and some twists on the iconic cheesesteak. From Korean fried chicken to Taiwanese street food, we are bellying up to the table, then checking out a belly flipping ride and a new way to show some love.
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2 days ago

Want to learn more about #READYCommunity? Joi...

Want to learn more about #READYCommunity? Join us next week at the Widener Free Library for a #READYHome household preparedness workshop and an introduction to our workshop series focused on building a neighborhood emergency plan!

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Want to learn more about #READYCommunity? Join us next week at the Widener Free Library for a #READYHome household preparedness workshop and an introduction to our workshop series focused on building...
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2 days ago

Friends of Vare-Washington shared Philadelphi...

    Philadelphia Mayor's Office of Education
    Spread the word! PHLpreK is now enrolling children in FREE quality pre-K for the 2018-19 academic year! Find a program for your child today ➡ http://www.phlprek.org/programs/
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3 days ago

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    REMOVE AND REPLACE 3 FRONT VINYL WINDOWS INTO SAME OPENING, REMOVE AND INSTALL FRONT SIDING ON FRONT BAY

    1629 S FRANKLIN ST Issued June 18, 2018 Comment
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    FOR ALTERATIONS TO AN EXISTING ONE FAMILY DWELLING AS PER ATTACHED STANDARD. DEVIATIONS FROM THIS STANDARD WILL RESULT IN PERMIT REVOCATION AND REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION PLANS.

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    ADDITION OF ROOF DECK AT THE THIRD FLOOR LEVEL AND ROOF TOP DECK ACCESSED BY EXTERIOR SPIRAL STAIRS TO AN EXISTING ATTACHED STRUCTURE PER SUBMITTED PLAN.

    802 DICKINSON ST Issued June 19, 2018 Comment
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    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF SECURITY GATES & GRILLS AS PER ATTACHED STANDARDS. DEVIATIONS FROM THESE STANDARDS REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION AND SITE PLANS.

    1426-28 S 6TH ST Issued June 19, 2018 Comment

3 days ago

Earlier this week, Mark B. Goodheart became t...

Earlier this week, Mark B. Goodheart became the president of our board of directors. Get to know Mark, whose family boasts several generations of Fleisher students, as well as the three new board members joining us, too. Welcome aboard, Mark!

    Mark B. Goodheart Becomes Board President - Fleisher Art Memorial
    On Tuesday, June 19, Fleisher welcomed new board president Mark B. Goodheart, a trial lawyer, counselor, and principal of Philadelphia's The Goodheart Firm, P.C. Goodheart has long been a student at Fleisher, and two of his children can regularly found in the Saturday Young Artist Program.
    http://fleisher.org

3 days ago

Our Homeland Security experts would like to t...

Our Homeland Security experts would like to tweet today, however this is all they are allowed to share.... #LynnandEmmaTwitterTakeover

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Our Homeland Security experts would like to tweet today, however this is all they are allowed to share.... #LynnandEmmaTwitterTakeover
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Let's Eat: Life, Libertine and the pursuit of happiness

Try Mr. Joe’s Café (1514 S. Eighth St.) for that throwback Italian luncheonette feeling, with the sweet bonus of a cannoli from Termini’s Bakery across the street.

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133 S. 18th St., 3-6 p.m. weekdays.

...has gone the pun route to name its simple but elegant BYOB Ngon Ngon at 615 S. Third St. in Queen Village. Pun? Ngon means “tasty.” Menu hits the basics (pho, salads, vermicelli bowls...

...an “upcake.” Dixie Picnic started in Malvern (215 Lancaster) and last year branched out to 1306 Chestnut St.

Cafe at 459 W. Butler Ave. features a huge variety of egg rolls, starting at breakfast, plus espresso.

Jake’s Sandwich Board’s last day at 122 S. 12th St. is Wednesday, June 20 as the changeover to Hatch & Coop – a chicken-and-egg specialist – is pegged to launch Monday, June 25.

Underground pub at 727 Walnut St. is closed, pending a rebranding as a restaurant called Sedition.

...s John’s Roast Pork, 14 E. Snyder Ave.), hoagies (Pastificio Deli is my pick, 1528 Packer Ave.), and classic Italian red gravy cuisine...

...while there are lots of upscale restaurants there, the fantastic British meat pies at Stargazy (1838 E. Passyunk Ave.) are one of the city’s best values. I also love the authentic Malaysian flavors...

...love the authentic Malaysian flavors of skewered meats grilled over coconut charcoal at Saté Kampar (1837 E. Passyunk Ave.) Bop across to the west side of Broad Street for another taste of Southeast Asian...

...side of Broad Street for another taste of Southeast Asian flavors at Indonesian standby Hardena (1754 S. Hicks St....

...you’ll also want to know. The Fishtown branch of Asian fusion-minded Cheu Noodles (1416 Frankford Ave.) is one of the most creative quality meals you can get for $15 or less...

Just up the street, check out beautiful Suraya (1528 Frankford Ave.), the Lebanese café and restaurant I’m reviewing this weekend. The lunch menu, in particular...

Center City has good values, too. Kanella Grill (1001 Spruce St.) consistently serves one of the best flavor-to-dollar quotients around, with Cypriot cooking that...

Dizengoff (1625 Sansom St.) will open your world to the possibility that hummus can be an exciting meal for $11 or less. As the sibling of Zahav, it’s also an affordable way to taste one of our top chefs in Michael Solomonov.

...of getting to know Philly, though, my pick from her list is the Oyster House (1516 Sansom St.), where the buck-a-shuck oyster happy hours will introduce you to the last of...

    Let's Eat: Life, Libertine and the pursuit of happiness
    The chef who helped create the Manayunk dining scene a quarter-century ago is back in business, and he's moved to Center City. Also this week: word of tasty Vietnamese cooking in Queen Village, a solid Mexican cantina in Montco, and an easy-on-the-wallet lunch spot with locations in Center City and Malvern.
    http://www.philly.com

4 days ago

Do you have important phone numbers memorized...

Do you have important phone numbers memorized? In case of an emergency, you may not have easy access to your cell phone or contact list. Who would you call? Find our family emergency plan here www.phila.gov/ready

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Do you have important phone numbers memorized? In case of an emergency, you may not have easy access to your cell phone or contact list. Who would you call? Find our family emergency plan here...
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