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Seger Park shared Seger Dog Park's post.

Thanks to all who participated and Andrew for coordinating.

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    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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The Athenaeum of Philadelphia updated their c...

    The Athenaeum of Philadelphia
    The Athenaeum of Philadelphia updated their cover photo.
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On Mondays, we are always greeted with artist...

On Mondays, we are always greeted with artistic surprises that didn’t make it home after our Saturday kids’ classes. If your young artist wants to join us, the lottery for our Saturday program for the fall is open until June 17. Can’t wait for the fall? There are still spaces available in our summer workshops. See fleisher.org for more info on both!

    Fleisher Art Memorial
    On Mondays, we are always greeted with artistic surprises that didn't make it home after our Saturday kids' classes. If your young artist wants to join us, the lottery for our Saturday program for...
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Bella Vista Neighbors Association shared Larr...

There will be a live telephone town hall with Senator Farnese, tonight at 6pm. In order to register your phone number to participate, please visit http://www.senatorfarnese.com/townhall

    Larry Farnese
    Please join me Monday, April 23 at 6PM for a Telephone #TownHall. I look forward to answering all of your questions regarding the important issues in our community. You are welcome to call in or...
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21+ Excellent Things To Do In Philadelphia This Week, April 23-29

Where:Various locations including Woody's, 202 S. 13th Street

Where:Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, 1020 South Street

Where:Various locations including Time, 1315 Sansom Street

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Where:Various locations including Taqueria Feliz, 4410 Main Street

Where:FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Various locations including Frankford Hall, 1210 Frankford Avenue

Where:Various locations including Warmdaddy's, 1400 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad Street

Where:Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad Street

Where:Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street

Where:PHS Pop Up Gardens: South Street, 1438 South Street; uCity Square, 36th & Filbert streets

Where:PHS Pop Up Gardens: South Street, 1438 South Street; uCity Square, 36th & Filbert streets

Where:Franklin Field, 235 S. 33rd Street

Where:Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad Street

Where:Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad Street

Where:The Woodlands, 4000 Woodland Avenue

Where:Various locations including Eastern State Penitentiary, 2027 Fairmount Avenue

Where:23rd Street Armory, 22 S. 23rd Street

    21+ Excellent Things To Do In Philadelphia This Week, April 23-29
    PHS Pop Up Garden | Photo by C. Smyth for Visit Philadelphia Flavors on the Avenue, Center City Jazz Festival, Science Carnival on the Parkway and more... Calling all foodies, music lovers, techies, outdoorsy types, theater buffs and science fans - there's a ton of fun to be had in Philly this week.
    https://www.uwishunu.com

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Good morning! In the mood for pancakes? A B...

Good morning! In the mood for pancakes? A Bella Vista business is having a benefit for a nearby neighborhood public school’s autism support programming. https://www.facebook.com/events/215719935828612

    Bella Vista Neighbors Association
    Good morning! In the mood for pancakes? A Bella Vista business is having a benefit for a nearby neighborhood public school's autism support programming. https://www.facebook.com/events/215719935828612
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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.
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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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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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  • 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.

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April is #NationalVolunteerMonth, a time to h...

April is #NationalVolunteerMonth, a time to highlight those who selflessly give their time and talent to help others. We sincerely thank organizations and volunteers who continue to support Hurricane Maria disaster survivors who came to our city for help https://beta.phila.gov/2018-04-14-national-volunteer-month-recognizing-hurricane-maria-response/

    National Volunteer Month: Recognizing Hurricane Maria Response | Office of Emergency Management
    April 15, 2018 One of the most selfless acts individuals can perform is to give their most valuable assets, time and talent, to others to help them endure a tough time their lives. It is that desire to make a difference, compassion, and empathy for fellow humans that creates the foundation of volunteerism.
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4 days ago

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.

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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ICYMI, this week's News of Bella Vista.

ICYMI, this week's News of Bella Vista.

    News of Bella Vista April 18
    Bella Vista cleans up Dozens of neighbors turned out last Saturday to help Bella Vista do its part in the annual Philly Spring Cleanup. The event also marked the kickoff of BVNA's much anticipated paid sidewalk and curb cleaning services.
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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.


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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
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5 days ago

Free Services for Grand Opening of South Philly Community Acupuncture

South Philly Community Acupuncture announces the grand opening of their third location at 519 S. 9th Street inside the Healing Arts Collective.

    Free Services for Grand Opening of South Philly Community Acupuncture | Philly Chit Chat
    April 19, 2018 by HughE Dillon Free Acupuncture, Massage, Yoga and More for Grand Opening of South Philly Community Acupuncture South Philly Community Acupuncture announces the grand opening of their third location at 519 S. 9th Street inside the Healing Arts Collective. Owner Lauren O.
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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?
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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).


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April 26: Neighborhood Happy Hour

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    April 26: Neighborhood Happy Hour
    As spring finally starts to set in (slowly but surely), we're happy to announce a special edition of BVNA's Happy Hour! Join us on the 26th at Acadia, a new Cajun-Creole restaurant bringing New Orleans to Bella Vista with colorful decor, dishes and cocktails. This month's happy hour will benefit the BVNA Sidewalk Cleaning Campaign.
    http://www.bellavistaneighbors.org

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


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Our volunteers have been hard at work, produc...

Our volunteers have been hard at work, producing the latest edition of our print newsletter. Please look for it under your door in early May. (If you are in a multi-unit development -- please contact us if you can help facilitate its delivery!) We'd like to take this opportunity to thank all of our generous sponsors who made it possible to cover the printing costs -- we couldn't do it without you! AcadiaPhilly Team Damis, Berkshire Hathaway FOX & ROACH Realtors Fante's Kitchen Shop Esposito's Meats 9th Street Italian Market Corner Dentistry Leonard, Sciolla, Hutchison, Leonard & Tinari, LLP Society Hill Mail & Parcel Service Inc Parent To Child and Therapy Associates 3rd Story Philly Pit Stop HQ Kathy, Patrick & the Conway Team, Larry Levin Coldwell Banker, Philadelphia's Magic Gardens WAG: Whole Animal Gym @Law-Office-of-Alfonso-Madrid Hale & True Brauhaus Schmitz St. Peter's School


6 days ago

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


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Free: Philadelphia Science Festival Be a Scientist Events (Varies Locations) on Sunday, April 22

Penn Medicine, 800 Spruce Street (Enter through archway on 8th Street), Philadelphia, PA, 19106. 12 pm – 3 pm

Thomas Jefferson University Dorrance Hamilton Building, 1001 Locust Street, Philadelphia , PA, 19107. 12 pm – 3 pm

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Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3500 Civic Center Boulevard, 5th Floor, Philadelphia , PA, 19104. 12 pm – 3 pm

Glen Foerd on the Delaware, 5001 Grant Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19114. 1 pm – 4 pm

Innovation Plaza at uCity Square, 3700 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. 10 am – 12 pm

Jefferson Torresdale Hospital, 10800 Knights Road, Philadelphia, PA 19114. 1-3 PM

Jefferson University, 4201 Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19144. 12 pm – 3 pm

John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, 8601 Lindbergh Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, 19153. 10 am – 12 pm

Penn Museum, 3260 South Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19104. 10 am – 1 pm (This event is free with admission to the Penn Museum)

Pennovation Center, 3401 Grays Ferry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19146. 11 am – 2 pm (This event requires advanced reservations: http://bit.ly/2FiCGqI)

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 118-128 North Broad Street. Philadelphia, PA, 19102. 2 pm – 4 pm

Rutgers University – Camden, Nursing & Science Building, 530 Federal St, Camden, NJ 08102. 11 am – 1 pm

University of the Sciences, 4306 Woodland Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19104. 11 am – 4 pm

The Wagner Free Institute of Science, 1700 West Montgomery Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19121. 12 pm – 4 pm

Wyck Historic House, Garden, and Farm, 6026 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144. 12-3 PM

    Free: Philadelphia Science Festival Be a Scientist Events (Varies Locations) on Sunday, April 22 | Frugal Philly Mom Blog | Deals, Events Calendar, Tips, Reviews & Giveaways
    Step into the "labs" of the area's paleontologists, marine biologists, ecologists, and more as Philly's premier research institutions, hospitals, universities, and museums allow exclusive insider access at 21 different locations for one day only on Sunday, April 22.
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