53 min ago

The Athenaeum of Philadelphia shared Hidden C...

Check out this Hidden City article about a Paul Cret exhibition at the Woodlands.

    Cret Exhibition Captures Vibrations Of The City
    Editor's note: Architectural drawing is a dying art. Before the digital revolution gave birth to drafting software, renderings of buildings, bridges, barrel vaults, and bell towers were meticulously illustrated by hand. And although most of the technical work done for architectural and engineering firms in the past left no room for emotion or expression, a human touch, and a physical object, remained.
    https://hiddencityphila.org

1 hour ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Brian Sims
    REMEMBER: Today is Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day when we ask you to reflect in solidarity on the epidemic of Trans murder and suicide. Despite new role models and countless strong voices, the...
    https://www.facebook.com

1 hour ago

The Wilma Theater updated their cover photo.

    The Wilma Theater
    The Wilma Theater, Philadelphia, PA. 5,646 likes · 112 talking about this · 11,127 were here. Visit our website! http://www.wilmatheater.org Follow us on twitter!...
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1 hour ago

Check out Historic Holiday Nights in Old City...

Check out Historic Holiday Nights in Old City featured in Curbed Philly! ✨Hope to see you every Thursday evening, Nov. 30-Dec. 28! ✨

    A big guide to Philly's holiday markets
    The holiday season is in swing! And while you could just get all of your shopping done with the click of a button, where's the holiday spirit in that? Behold: The coolest festive shopping events happening in Philly this month, from holiday markets to craft shows to pop-up shops.
    https://philly.curbed.com

23 hours ago

"Oh yarn string, oh yarn string, What is it y...

"Oh yarn string, oh yarn string, What is it you sing?" #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.

    The Wilma Theater
    "Oh yarn string, oh yarn string, What is it you sing?" #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.
    http://www.facebook.com

26 hours ago

Does it matter if that 1/2 c. butter is actua...

Does it matter if that 1/2 c. butter is actually margarine? In this episode of Distillations learn about the history of butter and margarine: http://bit.ly/ButterBattle (Recipe: #OthmerLibrary)

    Chemical Heritage Foundation
    Does it matter if that 1/2 c. butter is actually margarine? In this episode of Distillations learn about the history of butter and margarine: http://bit.ly/ButterBattle (Recipe: #OthmerLibrary)
    https://www.facebook.com

27 hours ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared thei...

    Trans Day of Remembrance
    Come join us as we honor the memory of those who lost their lives to anti-transgender violent attacks and suicide. We will also celebrate our triumphs as...
    https://www.facebook.com

27 hours ago

"The Maid...very affable, full of humble hypo...

"The Maid...very affable, full of humble hypocrisy." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.

    The Wilma Theater
    "The Maid...very affable, full of humble hypocrisy." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.
    http://www.facebook.com

34 hours ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL 1 SINK AND 1 WATER HEATER CONNECT TO EXISTING PIPING IN SPACE THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004

    819-41 CHESTNUT ST Issued November 17, 2017 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    ALTERATIONS:INTERIOR PLUMBING; RESTAURANT*NO FOOD PREP*; RELOCATION: (1) BAR SINK (1) HAND SINK -THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004

    705 CHESTNUT ST Issued November 17, 2017 Comment

34 hours ago

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

34 hours ago

41 hours ago

Chemical Heritage Foundation shared their eve...

At December's First Friday: a harrowing tale about what not to get your kids for the holidays.

    First Friday: Sci-Fi Radio Play
    Travel back in time for a live, simulated radio play with a sci-fi twist! Last year we brought you the Ray Bradbury play Marionettes, Inc. This year the...
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44 hours ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    3 Big Reasons "Wish-cycling" Is Always a Bad Idea - Earth911.com
    We've all been there. You're standing in front of the recycling bin with something in your hand - perhaps a beverage cap, crinkly cellophane wrapping, the tinfoil lid from a sour cream container or a pizza box. You're not entirely sure whether you can recycle it, but you think you can.
    http://earth911.com

45 hours ago

"I'm waiting for the Bride." #WilmaBloodWeddi...

"I'm waiting for the Bride." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.

    The Wilma Theater
    "I'm waiting for the Bride." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.
    http://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Councilman Mark Squilla
    In keeping with prior holiday traditions, the South Street Mini Station is continuing its efforts to uplift families which may be experiencing difficulties for reasons beyond their control. For the...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

A small, unassuming painting now on view in T...

A small, unassuming painting now on view in Things Fall Apart had a previous life as a travel keepsake. The piece is a loose copy painted on a thin piece of ferrous metal similar to the metal used for tintypes. Art historian Nicole E. Cook on the art of memory on the Distillations blog: http://ow.ly/DLgR30gENFB See the piece in person: bit.ly/WhatFallsApart

    Chemical Heritage Foundation
    A small, unassuming painting now on view in Things Fall Apart had a previous life as a travel keepsake. The piece is a loose copy painted on a thin piece of ferrous metal similar to the metal used...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

"She resembles my wife in everything." #Wilma...

"She resembles my wife in everything." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.

    The Wilma Theater
    "She resembles my wife in everything." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.
    http://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    REPLACE EXTERIOR DECORATIVE LIGHTING WITH NEW WIRE MESH MOUNTED LED LIGHTING.USE EXISTING CIRCUITS TO HOUSE PANEL PER 2008 NEC (PARKING GARAGE)

    618-34 MARKET ST Issued November 16, 2017 Comment

2 days ago

2 days ago

The Rediscovering the Refugee Scholars projec...

The Rediscovering the Refugee Scholars project at Northeastern University tells the stories of 80 women scientists and mathematicians.

    The Forgotten Women Scientists Who Fled the Holocaust for the United States
    smithsonian.com Nedda Friberti was an Italian mathematician and physicist reduced to refugee status in World War II. Fanny Shapiro came from Latvia, where she studied bacteriology until the war disrupted her research. French microbiologist Marguerite Lwoff worked with her husband, André Lwoff, though she didn't receive the Nobel Prize along with him.
    https://www.smithsonianmag.com

2 days ago

Mayor Kenny loving him some parks at the Park...

Mayor Kenny loving him some parks at the Parks Alliance Event.

    Seger Park
    Mayor Kenny loving him some parks at the Parks Alliance Event.
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2 days ago

PHL Council was live — attending 50 Years of ...

Happening now: Celebrating 50 Years of Student Activism: 1967 Black Student Walkout panel discussion.

    PHL Council
    Happening now: Celebrating 50 Years of Student Activism: 1967 Black Student Walkout panel discussion.
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2 days ago

PHL Council is live now — attending 50 Years ...

Happening now: Celebrating 50 Years of Student Activism: 1967 Black Student Walkout panel discussion.

    PHL Council
    Happening now: Celebrating 50 Years of Student Activism: 1967 Black Student Walkout panel discussion.
    http://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Seger Park shared Councilman Mark Squilla's p...

    Councilman Mark Squilla
    In keeping with prior holiday traditions, the South Street Mini Station is continuing its efforts to uplift families which may be experiencing difficulties for reasons beyond their control. For the...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Go, Go, Go…Celebrate Chinatown!

On Saturday, October 28th, PCDC and AARP celebrated the grand finale of our “Go, Go, Go Chinatown” community building program. We invited the community to participate in plein air portrait […]

    Go, Go, Go...Celebrate Chinatown!
    On Saturday, October 28 th, PCDC and AARP celebrated the grand finale of our "Go, Go, Go Chinatown" community building program. We invited the community to participate in plein air portrait painting led by freelance painter Sharon Ardito, paint pots for daffodils, play games like mah-jong and giant jenga, and enjoy hotdogs and fruit kabobs.
    http://chinatown-pcdc.org

2 days ago

Financial Education Program

Are you looking to borrow money? Are you looking for ways to save? Would you like to be more secure in your finances? You should enroll in PCDC’s Financial Education […]

    Financial Education Program
    Are you looking to borrow money? Are you looking for ways to save? Would you like to be more secure in your finances? You should enroll in PCDC's Financial Education Program. PCDC's 4-workshop Financial Education Program is designed to provide essential financial literacy resources to our Chinese-speaking community.
    http://chinatown-pcdc.org

2 days ago

Tips and resources to stay warm this winter!

Home heating costs are a big part of your budget. Staying warm all through this winter could be very expensive. You, either as a homeowner or a renter, can be […]

    Tips and resources to stay warm this winter!
    Home heating costs are a big part of your budget. Staying warm all through this winter could be very expensive. You, either as a homeowner or a renter, can be proactive in saving money and energy. PCDC offered a weatherization workshop on Monday October 23rd to educate our community members on how to weatherize their home.
    http://chinatown-pcdc.org

2 days ago

Marketplace Open Enrollment is here – November 1st to December 15th, 2017!

The Open Enrollment Period is shorter than in past years, so it’s important to be ready. After Open Enrollment ends, you can’t enroll in or change health insurance plans, unless […]

    Marketplace Open Enrollment is here - November 1st to December 15th, 2017!
    The Open Enrollment Period is shorter than in past years, so it's important to be ready. After Open Enrollment ends, you can't enroll in or change health insurance plans, unless you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period. Plans joined during Open Enrollment start January 1 st, 2018.
    http://chinatown-pcdc.org

2 days ago

The Office of Business Services

The Office of Business Services (OBS) is the City’s one-stop-shop for all business related services. OBS assists business owners with a wide range of issues, ranging from navigating the permitting […]

    The Office of Business Services
    The Office of Business Services (OBS) is the City's one-stop-shop for all business related services. OBS assists business owners with a wide range of issues, ranging from navigating the permitting process to identifying loan programs for which you might qualify.
    http://chinatown-pcdc.org

2 days ago

Fraud Alert: Fake Hotline Callback

From the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Inspector General (OIG), recently learned that HUD Housing Discrimination Hotline […]

    Fraud Alert: Fake Hotline Callback
    The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Inspector General (OIG), recently learned that HUD Housing Discrimination Hotline numbers are being used as part of a telephone scam. These scammers can alter the appearance of the caller ID to make it seem as if the call is coming from a HUD Hotline number.
    http://chinatown-pcdc.org

2 days ago

The Clay Studio added 3 new photos.

Shop handmade this holiday season! Our store has just been stocked with some brand new work from Mike Helke, Mike Stumbras, and Brian Giniewski along with a few more artists. Come by to take a look or click below to shop online: https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/Shop.faces

    The Clay Studio
    The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA. 14K likes. The Clay Studio is an internationally recognized non-profit ceramic art organization in Philadelphia, PA.
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

2017 Chinatown Yè Shì Night Market Recap

On Thursday, October 12th, the Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation (PCDC) held its annual Chinatown Yè Shì Night Market, for the seventh year in a row! The event was held in […]

    2017 Chinatown Yè Shì Night Market Recap
    On Thursday, October 12 th, the Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation (PCDC) held its annual Chinatown Yè Shì Night Market, for the seventh year in a row! The event was held in the heart of Chinatown. Despite the threat of rain, the clouds held off. This was the place to be for foodies and families alike.
    http://chinatown-pcdc.org

2 days ago

Hiring: Certified Medical Assistant

Tenet Hahnemann University Hospital is hiring a Certified Medical Assistant for the Chinatown Primary Care location at 1008 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107. Requirements: Bilingual English/Mandarin. Medical Assistant Certification If […]

    Hiring: Certified Medical Assistant
    Tenet Hahnemann University Hospital is hiring a Certified Medical Assistant for the Chinatown Primary Care location at 1008 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107. Requirements: Bilingual English/Mandarin. Medical Assistant Certification If interested, please compete an application form: tiny.cc/chinatownjobs1 Email the completed form to Monica Miller, Clinical Nurse Manager, at monica.miller@tenethealth.com
    http://chinatown-pcdc.org

2 days ago

Zoning Matters

Below are the current and upcoming zoning matters within the Chinatown district. Zoning matters are presented to the community first, through public RCO meetings, before they are heard by the Zoning Board […]

    Zoning Matters
    Below are the current and upcoming zoning matters within the Chinatown district. Zoning matters are presented to the community first, through public RCO meetings, before they are heard by the Zoning Board of Adjustment (ZBA). Please feel free to attend an RCO meeting or ZBA hearing regarding any matter of interest.
    http://chinatown-pcdc.org

2 days ago

VITA Volunteers Needed

PCDC is recruiting volunteers to join the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) in February and March 2018. The VITA program offers free tax help to people who make $54,000 […]

    VITA Volunteers Needed
    PCDC is recruiting volunteers to join the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) in February and March 2018. The VITA program offers free tax help to people who make $54,000 or less, people with disabilities, the elderly, and limited-English speaking taxpayers who need assistance preparing their own tax returns.
    http://chinatown-pcdc.org

2 days ago

Greetings, I just wanted to share this 20 min...

Greetings, I just wanted to share this 20 min short film with you and your friends. Let me know what you think?

    A Child of God short film LGBT.
    Sean Johnson has some great news for his parents, at least that's what he thinks. After inviting them to his apartment to share his news an ensuing arguments erupts throwing the whole family into a state of chaos and bitter feelings.
    https://www.youtube.com/

2 days ago

"Lorca learned he was being hunted and hid in...

"Lorca learned he was being hunted and hid in the house of a childhood friend, ironically the son of a Falangist official. He stayed there until he was arrested by militia on August 16." Read the final installment of Life of Lorca by BLOOD WEDDING dramaturg Walter Bilderback. #WilmaBloodWedding #Lorca

    OPEN STAGES ONLINE: Life of Lorca, Part 5
    by Walter Bilderback, Production Dramaturg Lorca's Death In the years after Blood Wedding premiered, Lorca finished two more plays set in rural Andalusia: Yerma and The House of Bernarda Alba. While both have elements of stylization, neither has characters like the Moon or the Beggar in Blood Wedding.
    http://blog.wilmatheater.org

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