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Why do Philadelphians love the LOVE sculpture so damn much?

Arthur, a staffer at Pennsylvania Hospital, echoed the same sentiment. “I work at Eighth and Spruce,” he said, “so that’s a long walk. When I heard it was back, I just had to see it.”

    Why do Philadelphians love the LOVE sculpture so damn much?
    When the LOVE sculpture returned to LOVE Park last week after a year's absence, Philly treated it like a Very Big Deal. The city's Office of Arts and Culture staged a mini parade to welcome it home, hundreds of fans swarmed the plaza at 16th and JFK to pose for pics with the iconic artwork, and thousands more paid tribute to the sculpture with homages and remembrances on social media.
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Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Citizen Planning Institute Updates
    Citizen Planning Institute Updates Email Forms
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Former Gallery mall office space sold to N.Y. buyer for $41.8 million

Thor paid $41.8 million for the offices occupied by Health Partners Plans, a nonprofit insurer, spanning the three top stories of the 907 Market St. section of the Center City mall property, it said in a release Tuesday.

The companies previously sold the offices at 801 Market St., built in the 1930s as a Strawbridge & Clothier department store, to Cohen Equities and Taconic Capital of New York.

    Former Gallery mall office space sold to N.Y. buyer for $41.8 million - Philly
    Thor Equities LLC of New York has purchased the 214,000 square feet of office space inside the former Gallery at Market East shopping mall between Ninth and 10th Streets on Market Street from retail landlords Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust and Macerich.
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23 hours ago

Taco Bell says employee who called Penn student a racial slur has been fired

In Young Lee, a first-year medical PhD student, visited the Taco Bell at 1037 Chestnut St. at approximately 1:30 a.m. Saturday, after a night out with his friends. He noticed that one of the cashiers had used a racial slur to describe him on his food receipt. 

    Taco Bell says employee who called Penn student a racial slur has been fired
    The Taco Bell employee who used a racial slur to describe a Penn student was terminated from his job, according to branch manager Dontae Freeman and confirmed via email by a media representative from Taco Bell. "We do not tolerate this behavior.
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24 hours ago

Thor Equities closes on purchase of 907 Market St.

Thor Equities closes on purchase of 907 Market St.

    Thor Equities closes on purchase of 907 Market St. in Center City - Philadelphia Business Journal
    Thor Equities of New York has closed on buying a 214,000-square-foot office condominium at 907 Market St. in Philadelphia for $41.8 million. The seller was Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust, which has been unloading its East Market Street office properties. Macerich was a partner with PREIT in the ownership of the the commercial space.
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26 hours ago

Featured here is a photograph of three Nation...

Featured here is a photograph of three National Park Service employees with moose antlers found in nearby woods at a camp at Crow Point in Isle Royale National Park in Michigan. Included in a 1947 progress report regarding moose, resources, and their environmental impact on areas within Isle Royale National Park. Want to learn more about our holdings related to the National Park Service and more? 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. Today's post was written by Grace Schultz, Archives Technician at the National Archives at Philadelphia. Figure 6 from Observations on the Moose of Isle Royale National Park; Isle Royale - 715-07 – Moose; Box 79; Correspondence and Reports Regarding Historic Shrines, Sites, Monuments, Parks, and Proposed Sites; Record Group 79: Records of the National Park Service; National Archives at Philadelphia (NAID: 74207483) (HMS ID: HS1-290251411). Tagging: National Park Service History & National Park Service

    National Archives at Philadelphia
    Featured here is a photograph of three National Park Service employees with moose antlers found in nearby woods at a camp at Crow Point in Isle Royale National Park in Michigan. Included in a 1947...
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Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    A boost for Democrats, Pa. Supreme Court dramatically overhauls state's congressional map
    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has enacted a new congressional district map that onlookers say is much more favorable to Democrats, replacing one the court overturned and deemed an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander last month. Justices described the new map in their 48-page decision as "superior" to other proposals filed for their consideration.
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43 hours ago

‘I Was So Infuriated’: Penn Student Says Taco Bell Employee Described Him Using Racial Slur

It apparently happened around 1:40 a.m. at a Taco Bell located at 1037 Chestnut St. in Philadelphia.

    'I Was So Infuriated': Penn Student Says Taco Bell Employee Described Him Using Racial Slur
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A first-year Ph.D. student at the University of Pennsylvania is speaking out after he says an employee at a Philadelphia Taco Bell described him using a racial slur on Saturday morning. It apparently happened around 1:40 a.m. at a Taco Bell located at 1037 Chestnut St. in Philadelphia.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

46 hours ago

The Wilma Theater updated their cover photo.

    The Wilma Theater
    The Wilma Theater, Philadelphia, PA. 5,862 likes · 250 talking about this · 11,727 were here. Visit our website! http://www.wilmatheater.org Follow us on twitter!...
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2 days ago

Old-Ass Building: Potamkin Chevrolet

Old-Ass Building: 10 South 10th

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1101 South Broad Street

    Old-Ass Building: Potamkin Chevrolet
    1101 South Broad Street With all the talk about Broad & Washington lately you never hear about the southeast corner where this little building holds things down. Read about about it at the Hidden City Daily !
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2 days ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared Junt...

Join Juntos and Galaei in an urgent call to #FreeIvan, taken away from his husband by ICE agents during a routine USCIS interview. Press conference is today at WWCC @ 11:30. #protectfamilies

    Press Conference/Rally #FreeIvan
    What: Press Conference/Rally to #FreeIvan When: Monday, February 19th at 11:30am Where: William Way LGBT Community Center (1315 Spruce st) Please join...
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William Way LGBT Community Center added an ev...

Now, more than ever, there's a strong call-to-action to press forward and progress gender parity. There's a strong call to #PressforProgress motivating and uniting friends, colleagues and whole communities to think, act and be gender inclusive. Join us at Toasted Walnut to learn about the women's programming at William Way LGBT Community Center. This is a fund and friend raiser - attendees will be able to sign-up or renew their annual community center memberships, network, and learn about the programming planned for this year. Thanks to Toasted Walnut, our host for the evening, for offering complimentary snacks and drink specials. ABOUT WILLIAM WAY LGBT COMMUNITY CENTER: The William Way Community Center encourages, supports, and advocates for the well-being and acceptance of sexual and gender minorities in the Greater Philadelphia region through service, recreational, educational, and cultural programming. Membership in the center begins at just $50 a year, and carries many benefits. From discounts on Center activities to access to the Center's DVD library, your membership not only pays for itself quickly, but also supports so many of the life-saving and life-affirming programs at the Center. http://www.waygay.org/membership/ ABOUT INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY (IWD) 2017: Every person - women, men and non-binary people - can play a part in helping drive better outcomes for women. Through meaningful celebration and targeted bold action, we can all be responsive and responsible leaders in creating a more gender inclusive world. The World Economic Forum predicts the gender gap won't close entirely until 2186. This is too long to wait. So around the world, IWD provides an important opportunity for ground breaking action that will truly drive greater change for women. https://www.internationalwomensday.com/ ABOUT TOASTED WALNUT SPECIALS: Toasted Walnut is once again hosting us offering complimentary passed snacks, $6 apps and build your own Mac & Cheese; $4 Happy Hour (well brand mixed drinks and all beers); $6 Wines and $6 Tito's from 5-7:30 pm. Stay awhile and enjoy from 9-11pm we do a $6 Red Solo cup special, $9 Bucket of Coors light and $6 City Wide's. https://www.toastedwalnut.com/

    International Women's Day Happy Hour
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3 days ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared Junt...

Please join Juntos & Galaei Phillyi Monday morning at 11:30 for a press conference/rally to demand that ICE #FreeIvan and allows him to be reunited with his husband. On January 31, Jose “Ivan” Nuñez was attending his marriage interview at USCIS with his husband Paul fully expecting to be in and out of the office. Paul and Ivan are in love and have been married since April 9th, 2016. What should have been a dream come true ended in a nightmare. In the middle of his interview ICE agents stormed into the interview and handcuffed him without warning. We believe that love has no borders and ask you to join us in demanding that ICE free Ivan from detention so he may be reunited with his husband. If Ivan was to be deported back to Mexico, Ivan’s life would be in jeopardy due to his sexuality. His sister, who is also queer, is currently in hiding with her partner back home and close friends of the family have been severely assaulted for their sexual orientation. As of January 13th, USCIS has deemed Ivan and Paul’s marriage petition valid and Ivan has passed his Reasonable Fear interview, meaning there is no reason why he should still be in detention.

    Press Conference/Rally #FreeIvan
    What: Press Conference/Rally to #FreeIvan When: Monday, February 19th at 11:30am Where: William Way LGBT Community Center (1315 Spruce st) Please join...
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3 days ago

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  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    58 PLUMBING FIXTURES WITH PIPING TROUGHOUT BREWERY (RESTAURANT)

    1150-98 MARKET ST Issued February 15, 2018 Comment

5 days ago

"You gotta fill the void with music Fill the ...

"You gotta fill the void with music Fill the void with song 'Til my cup runneth over all night long." It's the final weekend of #WilmaPassingStrange. Only four chances left to see this "rock-imbued coming-of-age tale" (WHYY NEWS).

    The Wilma Theater
    "You gotta fill the void with music Fill the void with song 'Til my cup runneth over all night long." It's the final weekend of #WilmaPassingStrange. Only four chances left to see this "rock-imbued...
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5 days ago

Live rodent on a wok and faux grass in a deli case close Philly eateries

1113 Market St.

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1426 Snyder Ave.

1301 N 25th St.

130 S 60th St.

1725 N 54th St.

5132 N 5th St.

331 Spring Garden St.

3400 Lancaster Ave.

3825 Whitaker Ave.

600 E Chelten Ave.

1939 N Front St.

611 S 3rd St.

4669 G St.

615 S 56th St. 19143

6051 N 5th St.

5603 Walnut St.

447 E Allegheny Ave.

Haagen Dazs #440, 242 SOUTH ST.; Sanchez Mini Market, 4630 CHESTNUT ST.; Devil’s Den, 1148 S 11TH ST.;

...615 S 56TH ST.; Spears Personal Care Home, 62 W HARVEY ST.; Carroll Park Breakfast, 1236 N 52ND ST.; Mr. Hook Seafood Market, 6042 WOODLAND AVE.; 1st Oriental Market III, 2842 SAINT VINCENT...

    Live rodent on a wok and faux grass in a deli case close Philly eateries
    Just when you think you can't write about another mouse in a restaurant, a Philadelphia Department of Public Health inspector reports that one of the little critters showed up on a wok station. Throw in some live roaches, broken toilets and faux grass and you have the latest round up of Clean Plates.
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5 days ago

https://www.governor.pa.gov/congressional-dis...

https://www.governor.pa.gov/congressional-district-map-proposal/

    Congressional Districts Map Proposal | Governor Tom Wolf
    On February 15, 2018, Governor Tom Wolf submitted a map to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court that combined features of legislative submissions but, according to an analysis by a gerrymandering expert, was statistically more fair than the Republican leaders' submission. The governor's map is fair, is constitutional, and complies with the court's order.
    https://www.governor.pa.gov

5 days ago

The records left by the Freedmen's Bureau thr...

The records left by the Freedmen's Bureau through its work between 1865 and 1872 constitute the richest and most extensive documentary source available for investigating the African American experience in the post-Civil War and Reconstruction eras. Want to learn more about these records and much more? Check out our resources related to African American history and genealogy on www.archives.gov and the following page: https://www.archives.gov/research/african-americans/freedmens-bureau

    African American Records: Freedmen's Bureau
    "...an unequaled wealth of information that extends the reach of black family studies and social history"
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5 days ago

Remembering Louis Kahn’s demolished work in Philadelphia

This store at 1122 Chestnut Street was co-designed by Kahn and Oscar Stonorov for the shoe company in 1947, a...

    The lost work of Louis Kahn
    Louis Kahn is considered one of the most influential architects of the 20th century. But most people connect Kahn with the Yale University Art Gallery or the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California, while Philadelphians are more familiar with his modern homes and public housing projects scattered throughout the region.
    https://philly.curbed.com

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  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    ADDING RECESS LIGHTS, OUTLETS & EXHAUST FANS IN THE MASTER BATHROOM, MASTER BEDROOM & HALLWAY AS PER NEC 2008 SOUTH DISTRICT

    238 S 9TH ST Issued February 14, 2018 Comment
  • USE PERMIT

    USE OF 4-8 IN WEST TOWER MULTI FAMILY HOUSE HOLD LIVING TO VISITOR ACCOMMODATION

    1100 MARKET ST Issued February 14, 2018 Comment

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5 days ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared Phil...

Philadelphia Asian & Queer meeting this Sunday is a good time to decompress after the holiday and share stories with your friends!

    PAQ - Lunar New Year
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5 days ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared Frin...

Join our Executive Director Christopher Bartlett and John Jarboe this Fri. @ 10:30 for another night of Get Pegged! John will be wearing a teddy made of teddy bears (and Chris will be wearing a new scarf from Workshop Underground).

    Get Pegged Cabaret, February
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6 days ago

The Athenaeum of Philadelphia updated their c...

    The Athenaeum of Philadelphia
    The Athenaeum of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 1,897 likes · 27 talking about this · 642 were here. The Athenaeum of Philadelphia is a special collections library, archive and museum nestled in...
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6 days ago

Basketball Clinic

Basketball Clinic

    Seger Park
    Basketball Clinic
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6 days ago

"You could say, I hook, therefore I Am-sterda...

"You could say, I hook, therefore I Am-sterdam!" - Christophe #WilmaPassingStrange only has one weekend left! Get your tickets today --> https://goo.gl/37m3uo

    The Wilma Theater
    "You could say, I hook, therefore I Am-sterdam!" - Christophe #WilmaPassingStrange only has one weekend left! Get your tickets today --> https://goo.gl/37m3uo
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6 days ago

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