1 hour 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...
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2 hours ago

It's Marathon Weekend and there will be stree...

It's Marathon Weekend and there will be street closures Saturday AND Sunday in our area:

    Here the long list of Philadelphia Marathon road closures, SEPTA detours
    Brace yourselves, Philly: This weekend, thousands of people will take to the streets to hit some serious pavement for the 24th annual AACR Philadelphia Marathon. The big 26.2-miler takes place on Sunday, but shorter-length races will kick off Marathon Weekend on Saturday.
    https://philly.curbed.com

3 hours 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/

3 hours 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

3 hours ago

Cops: South Street police station vandalized, anarchist propaganda found at scene

Officers were inside of the mini station on the 900 block of South Street in South Philadelphia around 11:10 p.m. Thursday when they heard a disturbance outside...

    Cops: South Street police station vandalized, anarchist propaganda found at scene
    A Philadelphia Police mini station on South Street was vandalized Thursday night and the windows of two vehicles were heavily damaged by 10-to-12 people who were caught on camera running from the scene, authorities said. "Anarchist/anti-police propaganda pamphlets were also strewn" on the street near the station, police said in a news release.
    http://www.philly.com

4 hours ago

Bella Vista Neighbors Association shared Coun...

    Councilman Mark Squilla
    Councilman Mark Squilla, Philadelphia, PA. 6.6K likes. Mark Squilla represents City Council's First District, a diverse and growing area that stretches along the Delaware River from his native South...
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6 hours ago

"The MOTHER goes to the door on the left. She...

"The MOTHER goes to the door on the left. She stops halfway and slowly makes the sign of the cross." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and Costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.

    The Wilma Theater
    "The MOTHER goes to the door on the left. She stops halfway and slowly makes the sign of the cross." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and Costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.
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6 hours ago

Garbage and Recycling Collection Delayed for ...

Garbage and Recycling Collection Delayed for Thanksgiving Due to the Thanksgiving holiday next week, trash and recycling collection will be delayed one day in Queen Village. Please do not curb your trash until the evening of Friday 11/24/17 for pick up on Saturday morning. Have a great holiday!

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    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...
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6 hours ago

QVNA Office Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday W...

QVNA Office Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend The QVNA office will be closed on Thursday 11/23/17 and on Friday 11/24/17. Regular office hours will resume on Monday 11/27/17.

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    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

7 hours ago

Looks like the teenage students in Marie Elci...

Looks like the teenage students in Marie Elcin and Jillian Kesselman's 2D Animation class had a blast this term. Check out their great work on YouTube!

    Happy Saturday!
    2D animations created by teen students in the Saturday program at Fleisher Art Memorial, Fall 2017 with instructor Marie Elcin and assistant Jillian Kesselman
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7 hours ago

Philadelphia Marathon This Weekend: Street Cl...

Philadelphia Marathon This Weekend: Street Closures in Queen Village South Street Headhouse District just sent this message out over email and we thought we'd share it since some streets in Queen Village will be closed on Saturday and Sunday: "Just a quick reminder that the Philadelphia Marathon and Half Marathon are this Saturday & Sunday, November 18 & 19, and a portion of both the races run through South Street and the surrounding neighborhood. The annual event attracts thousands of runners and supporters to the area and is a great opportunity for our businesses to greet visitors. The race will close South Street from Front to 7th Street, as well as Front Street from Washington Ave to South and Lombard from 6th to 13th Street on Saturday and Sunday Morning from about 5am- after the final racers clear. (our neighborhood is early in the race, so it will clear earier than later, both days.) The city will enforce “no-parking” regulations for all vehicles in the area. All vehicles along the Philadelphia Marathon route will be relocated starting at 2 a.m." Learn more about the event and street closures here: https://philly.curbed.com/2017/11/15/16656332/philadelphia-marathon-2017-route-street-closures

    Queen Village Neighbors Association
    Philadelphia Marathon This Weekend: Street Closures in Queen Village South Street Headhouse District just sent this message out over email and we thought we'd share it since some streets in Queen...
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7 hours ago

Bella Vista Neighbors Association shared Sout...

    South Street Police Mini Station
    South Street Police Mini Station, Philadelphia, PA. 59 likes · 5 talking about this · 184 were here. Part of the 3rd Police District -- the mini-station provides a more local home base of operations...
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7 hours ago

Queen Village Neighbors Association updated t...

    Queen Village Neighbors Association
    Queen Village Neighbors Association, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1.7K likes. Serving residents, building community
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9 hours ago

Police vehicles vandalized on South Street in Philadelphia

The Action Cam was at 10th and South streets late Thursday night after someone used a hammer to smash the windows of two police cars and a police van.

    Police vehicles vandalized on South Street
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW BREAKING NEWS Massive inferno at West Chester senior community TOP VIDEOS BREAKING NEWS Massive inferno at West Chester senior community Philadelphia Police are looking for the vandal who damaged three of their vehicles.
    http://6abc.com

9 hours ago

Author Trevor Hoppe featured in panel discuss...

Author Trevor Hoppe featured in panel discussion at the Center tonight at 7 pm!

    HIV criminalization to be explored at community panel
    According to Trevor Hoppe, assistant professor of sociology at the University at Albany, SUNY, "criminalization is never the appropriate response to infectious disease." It's an idea that Hoppe explores in his new book, "Punishing Disease: HIV and the Criminalization of Sickness," which he'll be discussing Nov. 17 at William Way LGBT Community Center.
    http://www.epgn.com

10 hours ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    SRC votes to dissolve, taking first step toward local control of schools
    Many, including Mayor Kenney, have wondered aloud in the past if the dissolution of the SRC would damage relations with Harrisburg and imperil attempts at cooperation. Monson and Geary, however, said they noticed no change in lawmaker attitudes toward the formula change, even as the momentum gathered for local control.
    http://thenotebook.org

10 hours ago

Go Vare Washington!!

Go Vare Washington!!

    Core and chord principles behind learning at Vare-Washington
    The Vare-Washington School has been at the cutting edge of education, featuring supportive teachers, strong academics and numerous enrichment opportunities for its students. "Vare-Washington is a good school," said fifth-grader Elijah Lawrence. "The teachers are great. They are supportive and are willing to help you if you're having problems with something.
    http://www.phillytrib.com

11 hours ago

"The BRIDE comes in. Her hands stay close to ...

"The BRIDE comes in. Her hands stay close to her side as a sign of modesty, and her head hangs low." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.

    The Wilma Theater
    "The BRIDE comes in. Her hands stay close to her side as a sign of modesty, and her head hangs low." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.
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18 hours ago

18 hours ago

  • ZONING PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF A ROOF DECK ABOVE THE 2ND AND 3RD FLOORS OF AN EXISTING ATTACHED STRUCTURE.ROOF DECK ACCESSORY TO EXISTING SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING.

    730 FITZWATER ST Issued November 15, 2017 Comment

27 hours ago

"Did you hear a horse last night?" #WilmaBloo...

"Did you hear a horse last night?" #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.

    The Wilma Theater
    "Did you hear a horse last night?" #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.
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30 hours ago

"Wildly inventive storytelling...it's not jus...

"Wildly inventive storytelling...it's not just a night in the theater, it's an experience." Experience #WilmaBloodWedding before Nov. 19 --> https://goo.gl/H1jGtk

    The Wilma Theater
    "Wildly inventive storytelling...it's not just a night in the theater, it's an experience." Experience #WilmaBloodWedding before Nov. 19 --> https://goo.gl/H1jGtk
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33 hours ago

Pictured here is a photograph of a beaver, wh...

Pictured here is a photograph of a beaver, which is described as the “tame beaver which lives under the old boat dock at Windigo.” This photograph, among others, were included along with a progress report detailing the findings of a survey which was conducted from May 2 to May 26, 1948 by the National Park Service within Isle Royale National Park in Michigan. This report details observations on beavers and their available food resources within Isle Royale National Park. Want to learn more about our National Park Service holdings and more at the National Archives at Philadelphia? Check out our online catalog at: archives.gov/research/catalog/ and make an appointment to view our holdings at the National Archives at Philadelphia by calling (215) 305-2044 or emailing us at philadelphia.archives@nara.gov. Today’s post was written by Grace Schultz, Archives Technician at the National Archives at Philadelphia. Citation: Beaver Food Investigation of Isle Royale National Park; Isle Royale - 715-08 – Beaver; Box 79; Correspondence and Reports Regarding Historic Shrines, Sites, Monuments, Parks, and Proposed Sites; Northeast Region: Region Five; Record Group 79: Records of the National Park Service; National Archives at Philadelphia (NAID: 74207483) (Record Entry ID: HS1-290251411).

    National Archives at Philadelphia
    Pictured here is a photograph of a beaver, which is described as the "tame beaver which lives under the old boat dock at Windigo." This photograph, among others, were included along with a progress...
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35 hours ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Home
    Get America Covered helps people looking for health insurance get covered and stay covered.
    https://www.getamericacovered.org

42 hours ago

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    FOR PRESCRIPTIVE ALTERATIONS TO THE 2ND FLR DWELLING UNIT WITHIN AN EXISTING THREE (3) STORY ATTACHED STRUCTURE USED AS MULTI-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING (THREE (3) DWELLING UNITS), AS PER PLANS; NO OTHER WORK ON THIS PERMIT; NO WORK OUTSIDE OF 2ND FLR DWELLING UNIT; SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR ALL MEP WORK; BUILDING IS CURRENTLY NOT SPRINKLERED.

    1009 PINE ST Issued November 14, 2017 Comment
  • USE PERMIT

    FOR TWO (2) FAMILY DWELLING TOTAL ON 2ND AND 3RD FLOOR WITH EXISTING PERSONAL SERVICE AS PREVIOUSLY APPROVED ON 1ST FLOOR IN AN EXISTING STRUCTURE. NO SIGN ON THIS PERMIT.

    1016 PINE ST Issued November 14, 2017 Comment

42 hours ago

  • Laptops for Learning!

    Mrs. Grubb is asking for $1253.22:
    My students need laptops to research and learn in the classroom.
    Gen George A McCall School Comment

42 hours ago

46 hours ago

Attention all Queen Village pet lovers! Pleas...

Attention all Queen Village pet lovers! Please join us for this presentation!

    Lucia Kubik
    Attention all Queen Village pet lovers! Please join us for this presentation!
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2 days ago

Don't forget to stop by the Shambles at HeadH...

Don't forget to stop by the Shambles at HeadHouse Square TONIGHT for the Community Dinner, benefitting Bridget Foy's!

    Dinner tonight to benefit Bridget Foy's workers
    About 30 South Street restaurants are gathering Wednesday, Nov. 15 under the Headhouse Square Shambles (Second Street below Pine) to benefit the displaced employees of Bridget Foy's, Saved Me animal rescue, and the American Red Cross/Red Paws. A fire last month destroyed Bridget Foy's, the longtime restaurant at Second and South Streets.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

Check out the SEPTA detours for this weekend's Philadelphia Marathon

Eastbound: Regular route to 7th & Pine St. (last stop eastbound)

Westbound: Regular route from Walnut St. at 10th St.

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Northbound via 20th Street: Right/Pine St., Right/Broad St., layover on Broad Street south of South Street.

Westbound: regular route from 38th St. and Spruce St.

Westbound: regular route from 34th St. and Spruce St.

Eastbound via 34th Street: R-Indiana Ave./R- Ridge Ave./L- City Ave. Ramp, Regular route to 40th & Brown St. /Via 40th St./L- Market St., R-38th St., L-Spruce St./South St. Left/Broad St., Right/Pine St., Left/9th St., Left/Walnut St., take recovery on Walnut St. between 9th St. and 10th St.

Route 38(pull-out to 34th Street and Clearfield Street) Regular Route To City Ave I-76 east to Route 1 North, R-Wissahickon ave. Exit, R-Wissahickon Ave., R-Huntingpark Ave., R-Allegheny Ave., L-34th St., to Clearfield Street.

Route 38(pull-out to 34th Street and Clearfield Street) Regular Route To City Ave I-76 east to Route 1 North, R-Wissahickon ave. Exit, R-Wissahickon Ave., R-Huntingpark Ave., R-Allegheny Ave., L-34th St., to Clearfield Street.

Northbound via Vine St.: R- 11th St./Regular route to Ridge & Midvale Ave./R- Midvale Ave./L- Henry Ave./L- Roxborough Ave../R- Ridge Ave../L-Leverington St./R-Flat Rock, Regular route.

Southbound: Regular route to Henry and Walnut Ln. , then via L- Henry Ave./ R- Midvale/ R- Ridge Ave./ Left onto City Ave. Ramp then Regular route.

Buses will operate between 63rd & Girard and 40th & Market Sts.

Buses will operate between 29th & Girard and Richmond & Westmoreland Sts.

1234 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

    SEPTA | Philadelphia Marathon
    The Philadelphia Marathon and Half Marathon return to Center City Saturday, November 18 and Sunday, November 19, 2017 (see schedule below). Due to the course routing, several SEPTA Bus Routes and the Route 15 Trolley will operate with detours before and during the events.
    http://septa.org

2 days ago

William Way LGBT Community Center added an ev...

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 a community

    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...
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2 days ago

Tonight Wed. Nov. 15 7:30 p.m. "Saving the C...

Tonight Wed. Nov. 15 7:30 p.m. "Saving the City: Remaking the American Metropolis." Penn Hospital Auditorium 8th and Spruce. Society Hill Civic Association (SHCA) invites everyone to its November 15 General Membership Meeting, which will feature a presentation by Ron Blatman, executive producer of the television series "Saving the City: Remaking the American Metropolis." Ron who is based in San Francisco was the producer of the award winning PBS series "Saving the Bay." Ron Blatman will offer a behind-the-scenes look at his current project, a 13-part national series that highlights successful and unsuccessful examples of urban development throughout the U.S. and Canada. Philadelphia, along with Pittsburgh and Los Angeles, will be featured in the first episode. Film crews from the new series were in Society Hill filming and interviewing in October. Ron is particularly interested in the mid-century redevelopment of Society Hill under urban planner Ed Bacon and preservationist, Charles Peterson. Come hear about this important television series featuring Philadelphia, and Society Hill in particular, from its executive producer. Light Refreshments http://societyhillcivic.org/about/ Photo credit: https://www.sffilm.org/artist-development/find-a-project/saving-the-city-remaking-the-american-metropolis#.V2I-XyMrKvM

    Independence Branch Free Library
    Tonight Wed. Nov. 15 7:30 p.m. "Saving the City: Remaking the American Metropolis." Penn Hospital Auditorium 8th and Spruce. Society Hill Civic Association (SHCA) invites everyone to its November...
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2 days ago

"LEONARDO comes in and sits down. His WIFE be...

"LEONARDO comes in and sits down. His WIFE behind him in a rigid posture." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.

    The Wilma Theater
    "LEONARDO comes in and sits down. His WIFE behind him in a rigid posture." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.
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