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Seger Park shared Seger Dog Park's post.

Thanks to all who participated and Andrew for coordinating.

    Seger Dog Park
    Seger Dog Park added a new photo.
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Interested in the Wilma's HotHouse Summer Int...

Interested in the Wilma's HotHouse Summer Intensive? Dive into José Raúl Mangual's blog to explore an inside look into the #WilmaHotHouse Intensive experience.

    HotHouse Intensive: Corporal Sequence
    The HotHouse Intensive is a deep dive into the acting methodologies of Blanka Zizka and the Wilma HotHouse Company. HotHouse practice is grounded in the Method of Theodoros Terzopoulos and focuses on fostering embodied acting through exercises that draw actors out of their heads and into their bodies.
    http://blog.wilmatheater.org

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The “Great and Good Friends: 200 Years of U.S...

The “Great and Good Friends: 200 Years of U.S.-Thai Friendship” exhibit opened on March 21, 2018, at the Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles in Bangkok, Thailand, and continues through June 30, 2018. United States Ambassador to Thailand Glyn Davies had the idea for the exhibition. You can learn more about the exhibit and the role of the National Archives in making it all possible on the AOTUS blog: https://aotus.blogs.archives.gov/2018/03/29/great-and-good-friends-national-archives-loans-artifacts-to-thai-exhibition/

    Great and Good Friends: National Archives Loans Artifacts to Thai Exhibition
    The National Archives played a major role in the grand opening last week of a new exhibition in Bangkok, Thailand, at the Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles. An international group effort, the exhibit-"Great and Good Friends: 200 Years of U.S.-Thai Friendship"-features more than 40 records and gifts loaned from the National Archives.
    http://aotus.blogs.archives.gov

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Our friends, Philadelphia Gay Men's Chorus ha...

Our friends, Philadelphia Gay Men's Chorus have a FREE community outreach concert tonight! The concert will be held in Connelly Auditorium in Hamilton Building of Jefferson University, 1001 Locust St. Advance registration is appreciated. The concert is part of PGMC's Outreach program, and is made possible by the generous support of Jefferson University. See you there!

    Free PGMC Community Concert
    TODAY @ Hamilton Bldg (Jefferson Univ.) | The Philadelphia Gay Men's Chorus presents a free community outreach concert. This fun, informal concert will feature upbeat and uplifting musicals like Ragtime, Newsies and Dear Evan Hansen, songs from pop singers like Pink and Lady Gaga, spirituals and other tunes you're sure to know and love.
    http://phillygaycalendar.com

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Happy birthday to William Shakespeare, who is...

Happy birthday to William Shakespeare, who is believed to have been born on or around this day in 1564. We've brought a few works out of the vault for the occasion, but we do wonder what he would have thought of our ca. 1893 copy of "The Family Shakspeare [sic], " edited by Thomas Bowdler, "in which nothing is added to the original text, but those words and expressions are omitted which cannot with propriety be read in a family."

    The Athenaeum of Philadelphia
    Happy birthday to William Shakespeare, who is believed to have been born on or around this day in 1564. We've brought a few works out of the vault for the occasion, but we do wonder what he would...
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30 hours ago

The Athenaeum of Philadelphia updated their c...

    The Athenaeum of Philadelphia
    The Athenaeum of Philadelphia updated their cover photo.
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35 hours ago

Where to Park for the Broad Street Run

14-18 S. 10th St., Philadelphia, PA 19107

801 Filbert St., Philadelphia, PA 19107

44 North 9th St., Philadelphia, PA 19107

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...on Sunday, May 6, close to 40,000 runners are expected to line up at Broad and West Fisher streets before making the 10-mile trek through Philly’s main artery. The ambitious runners...

1503-11 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA 19102

1540 Vine St., Philadelphia, PA 19102

Entrances on Spring and 16th streets

    " Where to Park for the Broad Street Run
    Time to cue up "Eye of the Tiger" and dust off those running shoes. The Broad Street Run sprints through Philadelphia this weekend! Here's the scoop: Bright and early at 8 a.m.
    http://www.philapark.org

40 hours ago

Taxes in Philly? La Colombe's Todd Carmichael wants to pay more

Carmichael will speak on Wednesday as part of the panel and defend his views (which he editorialized in the Inquirer). At the session, at the Ballroom at the Ben,  834 Chestnut St.,  from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., we’ll also discuss:

    Taxes in Philly? La Colombe's Todd Carmichael wants to pay more
    Carmichael is betting that taxes will help the city improve services, including its schools, while also raising its economy. On Wednesday, April 25, he'll participate in a Philadelphia Inquirer tax panel featuring a host of state-and-local tax experts from Ballard Spahr, Ernst & Young, Deloitte and Moody's.
    http://www.philly.com

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Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    SEPTA | April 29, 2018 Regional Rail Schedule Change
    As part of our on-going campaign to streamline resource use and to help promote the many other ways you can get schedule information, we are not printing paper timetables for the April 29th Regional Rail schedule change.
    http://www.septa.org

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William Way LGBT Community Center updated the...

    William Way LGBT Community Center
    William Way LGBT Community Center updated their cover photo.
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  • ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT

    AMMENDMENT PERMIT 833358, FOR THE ERECTION, OPERATION, AND DIS-ASSEMBLY OF TOWER CRANE, LOCATED COMPLETLY WITHIN PROPERTY LINE ACCESSORY TO CONSTRUCTION OF HIGH RISE STRUCTURE, NOTE: TOWER CRANE TO BE ERECTED BETWEEN SOUTH 10TH STREET AND SOUTH 11TH STREET, SOUTH SIDE OF MARKET STREET.

    907-37 MARKET ST Issued April 20, 2018 Comment

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William Way LGBT Community Center updated the...

We're happy to welcome our friends at Comcast to the Center for Comcast Cares Day. 50 volunteers will be working on five projects to support our mission. Thank you Comcast! #ComcastCaresDay


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  • USE PERMIT

    PERSONAL SERVICE MASSAGE OPERATED ON FIRST FLOORBY A LICENSED THERAPIST

    260 S 10TH ST Issued April 19, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF NEW ROOF COVERINGS ON EXITING ROOFS AS PER ATTACHED STANDARD. DEVIATIONS FROM THESE STANDARDS REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION AND SITE PLANS.

    802-10 LOCUST ST Issued April 19, 2018 Comment

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4 Washington Square West apartments in pet-friendly buildings for $1,500/month or less

Listed at $1,495 / month, this studio apartment is located at 1126 Walnut St.

Next, there's this one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment situated at 511 S 9th St., that's also listed for $1,495 / month.

Here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at 931 Spruce St. that's going for $1,495 / month.

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Located at 501 S 13th St., here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment that's listed for $1,450/ month.

    4 Washington Square West apartments in pet-friendly buildings for $1,500/month or less
    Curious just how far your dollar goes in Washington Square West? According to Walk Score, this Philadelphia neighborhood is a "walker's paradise," is a "biker's paradise" and is a haven for transit riders. Data from rental site Zumper shows that the median rent for a one bedroom in Washington Square West is currently hovering around $1,495.
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  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    NO CHANGE IN USE AND OCCUPANCY CLASSIFICATION. INTERIOR ALTERATIONS (PRESCRIPTIVE METHOD) AS PER APPROVED PLANS. SEPARATE PERMIT REQUIRED FOR ANY MEP WORK.

    801-21 SPRUCE ST Issued April 18, 2018 Comment
  • ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT

    ADMIN PERMIT TO AMEND PERMIT #727764 TO INCLUDE INSTALLATION OF ACCESS PANELS IN CEILING MEMBRANE OF A NON FIRE RATED FLOOR/CEILING ASSEMBLY. ACCESS PANELS TO BE SIZED TO ALLOW FOR MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION OF ABOVE CEILING MOUNTED HVAC UNITS. FUTURE REMOVAL AND/OR REPLACEMENT OF UNITS WILL REQUIRE REMOVAL OF A PORTION OF THE GWB CEILING MEMBRANE WITHOUT REMOVAL OR CUTTING OF ANY FRAMING MEMBERS.

    1100-42 MARKET ST Issued April 18, 2018 Comment
  • OPERATIONS PERMIT

    05/12/2018 ERECT ASSEMBLY TENT- ONE 69X130

    1000-32 CHESTNUT ST Issued April 18, 2018 Comment

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5 days ago

William Way LGBT Community Center added 3 new...

Happy #GiveOUTDay! We have just 3 hours to go in our campaign to replace our folding chairs. We raised enough today for 55 new chairs--thanks, William R., for that last one--but need a bunch more even to replace those most desperate for retirement. So, if you're on Facebook tonight, with $26 burning a hole in your pocket, please consider donating a chair. Thank you! https://www.giveoutday.org/c/GO/a/waygay40.


5 days ago

Talula's Daily

208 W. Washington Square

    Talula's Daily
    Located across the street from leafy Washington Square, Aimee Olexy's casual counterpoint to Talula's Garden combines a bustling market carrying "real, wholesome" fare and a charming sit-down restaurant serving a seasonal, five-course set-price menu. Reservations are a must for the
    https://www.wheretraveler.com

5 days ago

Have you gotten your ticket to PASSAGE yet? T...

Have you gotten your ticket to PASSAGE yet? Take a look at our upcoming special events to help you decide when to go. #WilmaPassage #CollegeNight #BeerNight #DirectorsGathering

    Passage Events | The Wilma Theater
    Calling all Penn Quakers, Temple Owls, UArts Unicorns, Drexel Dragons, and everything in between - College Night is back! For only $10, join classmates and students from other Philadelphia colleges and universities for a complimentary pre-show reception full of delicious pizza and treats at 6:30pm in the studio room.
    https://www.wilmatheater.org

5 days ago

5 affordable apartment rentals in Society Hill today

Here's a 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartment at 723 Spruce St., which, at 600 -square-feet, is going for $1,460 / month.

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This 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartment, situated at 334 Lombard St., is listed for $1,325 / month.

Listed at $1,535 / month, this 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartment is located at 406 Spruce St.

This 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartment, situated at 230 Pine St., is listed for $1,550 / month for its 700-square-feet of space.

And here's a 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartment at 313 Spruce St., which is also going for $1,550 / month.

    5 affordable apartment rentals in Society Hill today
    According to rental site Zumper, median rents for a 1-bedroom in Society Hill are hovering around $1,645, compared to a $1,495 average for Philadelphia as a whole. So how does the low-end pricing on a Society Hill rental look these days--and what might you get for the price?
    http://6abc.com

5 days ago

National Archives at Philadelphia added 3 new...

In our holdings here in Philadelphia, we have over 2,500 Alien’s Applications for Permission to Depart. With the passing of the Wartime Measure Act in 1918, documentation for travel became a priority in the United States. During World War I, there was an influx of people moving between borders throughout the world, often without any form of official documentation. By implementing this Act, the United States could better control its borders by requiring all U.S. citizens to acquire a passport and non-citizens to acquire visas. These particular applications were submitted by aliens for permission to leave the U.S. and go to a specific country for a specified reason. More often than not, the requests were made to return to their home country and be reunited with family, take up a job, handle family matters, or work on newly inherited land they had acquired since emigrating. Included in the application files were photographs, extensive background information on the individual, list of residences, references, and their reason for requesting departure. One example of these applications is shared here: Paolo Romano a resident of South Philadelphia. Romano’s departure was not immediately granted, due to the fact that crucial documents were missing from his application. Included in this file are also letters in which the Commissioner specifically requested that Mr. Romano to obtain proper documentation from the local draft board in Baltimore, Maryland. Mr. Romano responded to this request by explaining that he felt his life would be at risk if he went to Baltimore to secure the necessary permit. He believed that the Mafia had made him a marked man, and pleaded for his application to be granted without the form. When asked for his reason for departure Romano wrote: “On account that my wife is dead, I have 2 children to take care of and because of the fact that I have been threatened to be killed by the so called (”Mafia”) or Black Hand.” On November 11th, Paolo wrote: “Without answering your letter, I respect as I have said verbally that it is absolutely impossible for me – in Baltimore, Maryland, because I have been condemned to death by dissolute persons – which – this great nation -----. Therefore I apply to the Federal Police and the legal measures that a permission will be given to me to leave the U.S. where my life is in great danger.” The Commissioner wrote to the Chief of Foreign Permits Office on November 16th, “The applicant was questioned by Inspector Zimmerman at the time the application was filed and he explained that he felt that he was a marked man although he had received no communication from anyone threatening his life, but that twice he had been shot at and other incidents had occurred which made him thank that someone was endeavoring to take his life; he could not explain what these “other incidents” were.” In the end, the Commissioner granted his application to depart to Italy, even though Paolo’s application was not complete. The photograph of Paolo is shared below, but you can read his full application as well as thousands of others by visiting our research room. This post was written by Megan Kelly, Research and Writing Intern with the National Archives at Philadelphia. #NARA #PhillyArchives #wwi #immigration #mafia #theblackhand #alien CITATION: Alien Application for Permission to Depart from the United States for Paolo Romano; 3; Office of the Commissioner, Philadelphia; RG 085 Immigration and Naturalization; National Archives at Philadelphia (567234) and (PH-3587).


5 days ago

William Way LGBT Community Center updated the...

Give OUT day is the only national day of LGBT giving. In 2018, we are raising funds to replace our ragtag bunch of metal folding chairs. A new chair is just $26! https://www.giveoutday.org/c/GO/a/waygay40


5 days ago

  • ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT

    TO AMEND PREVIOUSLY ISSUED PERMIT AP#628730 (FOR INSTALLATION OF MECHANICAL SYSTEMS WITHIN THE SUB-BASEMENT, PARKING GARAGE, GROUND LEVEL, 1ST/2ND FLRS, AND WITHIN THE EAST TOWER, THROUGH TO 18TH FLR/PENTHOUSE), TO CORRECT THE ADDRESS FROM 1101 MARKET TO 1100 MARKET ST, AS PER REVISED COVER SHEET AND MECHANICAL DETAILS SHEET; NO OTHER CHANGES ON THIS PERMIT.

    1100-42 MARKET ST Issued April 17, 2018 Comment

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Give OUT Day is the ONLY national day of givi...

Give OUT Day is the ONLY national day of giving for the LGBTQ community – a 24-hour online fundraising event that engages thousands of people throughout the U.S. to Give OUT in support of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community.

    Give OUT Day
    April 20th is Give OUT Day, a national day of giving for the LGBTQ community - a 24hr online fundraising event to unite the community & raise critical funds for nonprofits serving the LGBTQ community.
    https://www.giveoutday.org

6 days ago

Today we want to take a moment to honor the l...

Today we want to take a moment to honor the life of Barbara Bush who died yesterday at the age of 92. The wife of President George H. W. Bush, and the mother of President George W. Bush, Barbara Bush was by all accounts an outspoken, witty, and formidable women. She was an advocate for many causes, most notably of which was her work championing literacy. The photograph featured here is from the 86th Army-Navy game that was held in Philadelphia in 1985. To then Vice President George H. W. Bush’s excitement as a veteran of the Navy, the Navy Midshipmen won this game 17-7. Barbara is pictured here by his side, where she stood throughout their 73 years of marriage and many years in public service. Barbara is survived by her husband and children, and will be remembered and honored by the entire country. Citation: Vice President George H. W. Bush and Barbara Bush at the 86 th Army-Navy Game, Box 41, Events, Public Relations, Philadelphia Navy Yard, RG 181: Records of Naval Districts and Shore Establishments, National Archives at Philadelphia, (NAID: 279176) (HMS ID: PH-6334). #barbarabush #bush #41 #georgehwbush #archives #history #army #navy #nara


6 days ago

Investors accuse chef Jose Garces of fraud, say he operates his restaurant empire like 'a Ponzi scheme'

...that Garces had failed to pay $110,000 in rent on a restaurant property at 707 Chestnut St., where he operated a restaurant known initially as Chifa and later as Rosa Blanca. The...

    For celebrity chef Jose Garces, a table set with lawsuits - Philly
    The famed chef is facing a string of lawsuits filed in the last eight months. They contend he owes money to investors and food purveyors. Garces has greatly expanded his operations over the last dozen years - Craig R. McCoy, Michael Klein, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

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