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Rashon Nelson, arrested at Philadelphia Starbucks, is praised by neighbors, frat brothers

POWER is organizing a march to be held Thursday, starting at 5 p.m. at Police Headquarters at 750 Race St. and ending with a rally at 5:45 at City Hall.

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...group, met with Johnson and Schultz after helping to lead Monday’s protest at the 1801 Spruce St. location where the incident occurred. POWER has sent a list of demands to the company...

    Rashon Nelson, arrested at Philadelphia Starbucks, is defended by neighbors, frat brothers - Philly
    Nelson, 23, was one of two men seen on video being arrested at a Center City Starbucks last week for sitting in the store without making a purchase - a video that went viral and sparked widespread outrage, protests alleging racism, investigations, and calls for boycotts because both men are black.
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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.
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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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Drink & Dance For a Great Cause at ACLU's 'United We Dance' on May 10

Love City Brewing is opening its first Philadelphia area brewpub on Thursday, April 19 at 1023 Hamilton Street in the Spring Arts neighborhood....read more ›

    Drink & Dance For a Great Cause at ACLU's 'United We Dance' on May 10
    On Thursday, May 10, head to World Café Live for the ACLU of Pennsylvania's annual benefit, United We Dance, from 7 PM - 11 PM. Brazilian funk band PhillyBloco will headline this celebration of diversity and activism, and beyond dancing, you can enjoy great local food, excellent drinks, and a silent auction.
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Buffalo Trace Just Celebrated Seven Million Barrels Since Prohibition

Love City Brewing is opening its first Philadelphia area brewpub on Thursday, April 19 at 1023 Hamilton Street in the Spring Arts neighborhood....read more ›

    Buffalo Trace Just Celebrated Seven Million Barrels Since Prohibition
    Big news in the bourbon world: on Wednesday, April 12, Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort, Kentucky rolled out its seven millionth barrel of whiskey since Prohibition ended in 1933, according to a press release. The momentous occasion was celebrated with an intimate gathering of mostly employees.
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Budweiser is Now Selling an Orange Beer

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    Budweiser is Now Selling an Orange Beer
    Budweiser is gearing up for the summer, and this time it's not just changing its name to America for a few months. Instead, the behemoth mega-brewery is adding a new flavor to its iconic Bud Light line: Bud Light Orange . The new flavor will be available from April until September.
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Drink Your Way Through the 2018 Philadelphia Science Festival, April 22-28

...when purchased in advance here. Select merchants will be serving up $5 cash only bites. (51 N 12th St....

Love City Brewing is opening its first Philadelphia area brewpub on Thursday, April 19 at 1023 Hamilton Street in the Spring Arts neighborhood....read more ›

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Discover the science behind all that foam in your beer with an afternoon of tasting and testing. Tickets are $40 and include a class presented by the University of the Sciences, light brunch and beer samples. Purchase tickets online here. (500 Spring Garden St.)

...fun! Wristbands are $5 and include access to special drink deals. Purchase your wristband here. (1210 Frankford Ave....

Head to Old City to learn lessons and hear stories directly from six scientists. Guests will have the chance to rate the best stories, question their hypotheses and also enjoy some drinks. Best of all, the event is free. (22 S 3rd St.)

Learn about sustainability as it pertains to sensory, nutritional and culinary aspects of food. Tickets are $35 and include a wine pairing and “scientifically delicious” tasting menu of sustainable cuisine made by Drexel students and faculty. Purchase tickets here. (101 N 33rd St.)

Say farewell to this year's festival with a free, all-day science carnival on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway! Enjoy science demos, experiments, games, entertainment and a full day of fun. (222 N 20th St.)

    Drink Your Way Through the 2018 Philadelphia Science Festival, April 22-28
    Get to know what's in your glass down to every particle at the 2018 Philly Science Festival, taking place this year from Friday, April 20 to Saturday, April 28. We've rounded up the best, which also happen to be the booziest, events of the festival so you can nerd out with a drink in hand all week long!
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Love City Brewing Opens Behind Union Transfer

Love City Brewing is opening its first Philadelphia area brewpub on Thursday, April 19 at 1023 Hamilton Street in the Spring Arts neighborhood, just behind Union Transfer.

    Love City Brewing Opens Behind Union Transfer
    Love City Brewing is opening its first Philadelphia area brewpub on Thursday, April 19 at 1023 Hamilton Street in the Spring Arts neighborhood, just behind Union Transfer. Operated by Kevin & Melissa Walter, the former of whom is an alum of Iron City Brewing, this 9,000 square foot space offers ample seating and pub food alongisde Love City Brewing's signature brews.
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Nearly 24,000 women and girls entered costume...

Nearly 24,000 women and girls entered costumes in a “Dress-Your-Best” Contest sponsored in 1954. Marlene Dillman won a trip to Paris--click on the links to see photos of her winning outfits in the City of Lights. According to a McCall’s study at the time, the "average woman who sews" is a housewife between 20 and 39 years old, who has one or two children and a family income above the U. S. average. She makes 21 garments a year – 14 of them for herself. In addition, she makes six garments for her children and one for her husband. Did your mother sew outfits for you when you were a child? Do you sew? https://text-message.blogs.archives.gov/2018/03/22/13074/

    Fashion Forward at the National Archives
    Today's post was written by Laney Stevenson, Archives Technician at the National Archives at College Park. Although fashion may not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of government records and the holdings of the National Archives, fashion and dress has, and continues to be, a significant aspect of life for many...
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FURTHER LISTINGS

May 1- Pan Asian Ass’n of Greater Phila. hosts Pan Asian Award Banquet at Ocean Harbor Restaurant, 1023 Race St., 5-9 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Daphne Kwok. Tickets: Individuals $40, Table of 10 $350; pay panasianphila.ticketleap.com/pan-asian-annual-award-banquet. For info: info@panasianphila.org.

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Apr. 20- Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell & S.W. Phila. Dist. Services host Candidates Forum at Kingsessing Rec Ctr., 50th St. & Kingsessing Ave., 6-8 p.m. Free food. For info: Kevin Horne (267) 586-3599.

Apr. 21- Councilman Kenyatta Johnson & partners host Pt. Breeze 5K Run/Walk/Health Fair at Wharton Sq. Pk., 2300 Wharton St., register 7:30 a.m., fair opens 8 a.m., 9 a.m. runners, 9:05 walkers, 10 a.m. kids’ run. Proceeds benefit Kimmel Cancer Ctr. & S. Phila. public schools.

Apr. 21- State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Community Cleanup & Shredding at Rose Plg., 1300 N. 75th St., 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Recycling bins available. State services as well. Volunteers needed! For info: Sheldon (215) 879-6625.

Apr. 21- Ducky Birts Foundation hosts Capital Fund Drive at 1st Dist. Plaza, 3801 Market St., 12-3 p.m. For info: (215) 510-1057 or DuckyBirts1@yahoo.com.

Apr. 23- Community groups host 188th Legislative Dist. Candidates Night at Calvary United Methodist Ch,, 48th St. & Baltimore Ave., 7-8 p.m. (215) 724-1702.

Apr. 24- Councilman David Oh is hosted Reception at Racquet Cl., 215 S. 16th St., Red Rm., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Contribution levels $2,500, $1,000, $500, $250, $100. Payable to “Citizens for David Oh,” 5813 Thomas Ave., Phila., PA 19143.

Apr. 24- Councilman David Oh is hosted Reception at Racquet Cl., 215 S. 16th St., Red Rm., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Contribution levels $2,500, $1,000, $500, $250, $100. Payable to “Citizens for David Oh,” 5813 Thomas Ave., Phila., PA 19143.

Apr. 24- State Rep. candidate Elizabeth Fiedler hosts Fundraiser at Cantina Los Caballitos, 1651 E. Passyunk Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Contribution levels: $50, $100, $250, $500, $1,000. Childcare provided. RSVP: Hayden finance@elizabethfiedler.com.

Apr. 25- 42nd Ward Democratic Committee hosts “Meet Candidates Party” at Majestic Ha., 800 W. Olney Ave., 5:30-9 p.m. Tickets $25. For info: Sharon Vaughn (215) 313-7019.

Apr. 25- Pa. Great Frontier PAC hosts Happy Hour with Rich Zeoli at Irish Pub, 2007 Walnut St., 6-8 p.m. RSVP: pagreatfrontierpac@gmail.com.

Apr. 25- HAPCO holds General Membership Mtg. at Courtyard Phila. Marriott, Fairmount Rm., 4100 Presidential Blvd., 7-9:30 p.m. Speakers: Controller Rebecca Rhynhart, State Rep. Donna Bullock & others. Refreshments. For info: Denise Keen (215) 684-1684.

Apr. 25- Veteran Boxers Ass’n hosts 177th state rep candidates at 2733 E. Clearfield St., 7 p.m. All candidates invited. Free. Cash bar with drink specials. For info: Fred Druding, Jr. (215) 221-2374.

Apr. 26- Public Record hosts “5-Star Salute to Labor” at Penns Landing Caterrs, 1301 S. Columbus Blvd., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Honoring Estebán Vera, Linda Fields, Ted Kirsch, Reesa...

Apr. 26- State Rep. Emilio Vázquez hosts Energy Access Forum at Lillian Marrero Lib., 601 W. Lehigh Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Addressing lack of affordable energy for residents & businesses. Solar energy access. Free. For info: (215) 425-5708.

Apr. 26- Councilman Mark Squilla hosts NFL Draft Party at Blue Duck on Broad, 220 S. Broad St., 6:30-9:30 p.m. Special guests & Eagles gear. Hail Mary Pass $2,500...

Apr. 28- Congressman Dwight Evans hosts Birthday Party at Hilton City Ave. Hotel, 4200 City Line Ave., 7-10 p.m. Chair $2,500, Hosts $1,000, Supporters $250, Friends $100, Patrons...

Apr. 29- City Commission Chair Lisa Deeley is hosted Reception at Fluke’s Irish Pub, 7401 State Rd., 3-6 p.m. Live music, buffet, domestic drafts & wine. Tickets $40. Contribute online https...

May 8- 65th Ward Democratic Committee meets at 8400 Torresdale Ave., 7 p.m. For info: Colleen (215) 500-0617 or John (267) 334-3775.

    FURTHER LISTINGS
    Apr. 19- 27th Ward Democratic Committee hosts Candidates Night for 3rd Dist. congressional and lieutenant governor candidates at Rosenberger Ha., 43rd St. & Kingsessing Mall, 7 p.m. For info: Carol Jenkins (215) 387-0839. Apr. 20- Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell & S.W. Phila. Dist. Services host Candidates Forum at Kingsessing Rec Ctr., 50th St.
    http://www.phillyrecord.com

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"the challenges in this play are to have the ...

"the challenges in this play are to have the audience leave the theater with a lot of questions and very few answers... to have them try to understand another human being and to connect in a very spiritual and knowing way.” - Lindsay Smiling in The Philadelphia Tribune The World Premiere of PASSAGE by Christopher Chen begins this Wednesday, April 18. Get your tickets today --> https://goo.gl/957aNr #WilmaPassage

    Temple grad hopes play will help people connect spiritually
    Obie Award-winning playwright Christopher Chen brings the world premiere of "Passage" to the Wilma Theatre in collaboration with Wilma Artistic Director Blanka Zizka and the Wilma HotHouse Company of actors. "Passage" is described as a fantasia of E.M. Forster's "A Passage to India," a 1924 novel that described the British crown rule in India and addressed racial discrimination and the ensuing resentment.
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Wilma Managing Director James Haskins and Goo...

Wilma Managing Director James Haskins and Good Karma Cafe owner Shawn Nesbit discuss their partnership that grew into a thriving cafe on Broad Street. Check out the full interview on Kyw Newsradio 1060

    Positively Philadelphia: A Taste of Wilma Theater's New Cafe
    PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's a small oasis on Broad Street with a big personality. The Wilma Theater has opened a cafe in its lobby. "Previously, we were dark most of the time in this great venue on the Avenue of the Arts (265 S.Broad Street)," said James Haskins, managing director.
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FURTHER LISTINGS

May 1- Pan Asian Ass’n of Greater Phila. hosts Pan Asian Award Banquet at Ocean Harbor Restaurant, 1023 Race St., 5-9 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Daphne Kwok. Tickets: Individuals $40, Table of 10 $350; pay panasianphila.ticketleap.com/pan-asian-annual-award-banquet. For info: info@panasianphila.org.

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Apr. 19- Councilman Kenyatta Johnson hosts Spring Fundraiser at Lucky Strike, 1336 Chestnut St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Contribution levels $2,500, $1,000, $250, $50. For info: (215) 251-0585.

Apr. 19- 37th Ward League of Voters & Fairhill Neighbors host Candidates Night at Morris Chapel Bapt. Ch., 2701 N. 12th St., 6 p.m. For info: Ms. Elle (267) 240-5069.

Apr. 20- Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell & S.W. Phila. Dist. Services host Candidates Forum at Kingsessing Rec Ctr., 50th St. & Kingsessing Ave., 6-8 p.m. Free food. For info: Kevin Horne (267) 586-3599.

Apr. 21- Councilman Kenyatta Johnson & partners host Pt. Breeze 5K Run/Walk/Health Fair at Wharton Sq. Pk., 2300 Wharton St., register 7:30 a.m., fair opens 8 a.m., 9 a.m. runners, 9:05 walkers, 10 a.m. kids’ run. Proceeds benefit Kimmel Cancer Ctr. & S. Phila. public schools.

Apr. 21- State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Community Cleanup & Shredding at Rose Plg., 1300 N. 75th St., 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Recycling bins available. State services as well. Volunteers needed! For info: Sheldon (215) 879-6625.

Apr. 21- Ducky Birts Foundation hosts Capital Fund Drive at 1st Dist. Plaza, 3801 Market St., 12-3 p.m. For info: (215) 510-1057 or DuckyBirts1@yahoo.com.

Apr. 24- Councilman David Oh is hosted Reception at Racquet Cl., 215 S. 16th St., Red Rm., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Contribution levels $2,500, $1,000, $500, $250, $100. Payable to “Citizens for David Oh,” 5813 Thomas Ave., Phila., PA 19143.

Apr. 24- Councilman David Oh is hosted Reception at Racquet Cl., 215 S. 16th St., Red Rm., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Contribution levels $2,500, $1,000, $500, $250, $100. Payable to “Citizens for David Oh,” 5813 Thomas Ave., Phila., PA 19143.

Apr. 24- State Rep. candidate Elizabeth Fiedler hosts Fundraiser at Cantina Los Caballitos, 1651 E. Passyunk Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Contribution levels: $50, $100, $250, $500, $1,000. Childcare provided. RSVP: Hayden finance@elizabethfiedler.com.

Apr. 25- 42nd Ward Democratic Committee hosts “Meet Candidates Party” at Majestic Ha., 800 W. Olney Ave., 5:30-9 p.m. Tickets $25. For info: Sharon Vaughn (215) 313-7019.

Apr. 25- Pa. Great Frontier PAC hosts Happy Hour with Rich Zeoli at Irish Pub, 2007 Walnut St., 6-8 p.m. RSVP: pagreatfrontierpac@gmail.com.

Apr. 25- HAPCO holds General Membership Mtg. at Courtyard Phila. Marriott, Fairmount Rm., 4100 Presidential Blvd., 7-9:30 p.m. Speakers: Controller Rebecca Rhynhart, State Rep. Donna Bullock & others. Refreshments. For info: Denise Keen (215) 684-1684.

Apr. 25- Veteran Boxers Ass’n hosts 177th State Rep Candidates at 2733 E. Clearfield St., 7 p.m. All candidates invited. Free. Cash bar with drink specials. For info: Fred Druding, Jr. (215) 221-2374.

Apr. 26- Public Record hosts “5-Star Salute to Labor” at Penns Landing Caterrs, 1301 S. Columbus Blvd., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Honoring Estebán Vera, Linda Fields, Ted Kirsch, Reesa...

Apr. 26- State Rep. Emilio Vázquez hosts Energy Access Forum at Lillian Marrero Lib., 601 W. Lehigh Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Addressing lack of affordable energy for residents & businesses. Solar energy access. Free. For info: (215) 425-5708.

Apr. 26– Councilman Mark Squilla hosts NFL Draft Party at Blue Duck on Broad, 220 S. Broad St., 6:30-9:30 p.m. Special guests & Eagles gear. Hail Mary Pass $2,500...

Apr. 28- Congressman Dwight Evans hosts Birthday Party at Hilton City Ave. Hotel, 4200 City Line Ave., 7-10 p.m. Chair $2,500, Hosts $1,000, Supporters $250, Friends $100, Patrons...

Apr. 29- City Commission Chair Lisa Deeley is hosted Reception at Fluke’s Irish Pub, 7401 State Rd., 3-6 p.m. Live music, buffet, domestic drafts & wine. Tickets $40. Contribute online https...

May 8- 65th Ward Democratic Committee meets at 8400 Torresdale Ave., 7 p.m. For info: Colleen (215) 500-0617 or John (267) 334-3775.

    FURTHER LISTINGS
    Apr. 19- Councilman Kenyatta Johnson hosts Spring Fundraiser at Lucky Strike, 1336 Chestnut St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Contribution levels $2,500, $1,000, $250, $50. For info: (215) 251-0585. Apr. 19- 37th Ward League of Voters & Fairhill Neighbors host Candidates Night at Morris Chapel Bapt. Ch., 2701 N. 12th St., 6 p.m.
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Chinatown: Community Gives Feedback on Recommended Improvements to Vine Street Corridor

The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission held an open house Thursday at the Holy Redeemer Chinese Catholic Church and School at 10th and Vine streets.

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Other options are partially capping the expressway between 10th and 11th streets and near 12th street and replacing sound barrier walls on the portion of Vine Street.

    Chinatown: Community Gives Feedback on Recommended Improvements to Vine Street Corridor
    For many Chinatown residents, the time had come to see plans for a safer future. The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission held an open house Thursday at the Holy Redeemer Chinese Catholic Church and School at 10th and Vine streets.
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25 Terrific Things To Do In Philadelphia This Week, April 16-22

Where:Loews Philadelphia Hotel, 1200 Market Street

Where:Love City Brewing, 1023 Hamilton Street

Where:Various locations including the National Constitution Center, 525 Arch Street

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Where:Various locations including SOUTH Kitchen and Jazz Parlor, 600 N. Broad Street

Where:Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad Street

Where:Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad Street

Where:Various locations including Barbuzzo, 110 S. 13th Street

Where:Morgan's Pier, 221 N. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Museum of the American Revolution, 101 S. 3rd Street

Where:Various locations including The Franklin Institute, 222 N. 20th Street

Where:Various locations including Laurel Hill Cemetery, 3822 Ridge Avenue

Where:FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Penn Museum, 3260 South Street

Where:Johnny Brenda's, 1201 Frankford Avenue

Where:Various locations including Barcade, 1114 Frankford Avenue

    25 Terrific Things To Do In Philadelphia This Week, April 16-22
    Morgan's Pier | Photo by A. Ricketts for Visit Philadelphia The Philadelphia Science Festival, Modern Times at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 76ers and Flyers playoff games and more... From Morgan's Pier to Main Street in Manayunk, awesome events of every sort are going down in Philly this week.
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"This promises to be a special event, considering the Wilma’s HotHouse Company is in on the act." #WilmaPassage begins Wednesday, April 18. Learn more --> https://goo.gl/957aNr

    7 days of things to do in Philadelphia from April 15 to 21 - Philly
    Manayunk StrEAT Food Festival Enjoy bites from more than 50 food trucks and tour some of Manayunk's best restaurants during this kickoff to Manayunk Restaurant Week. You'll also be able to stock up on homemade oils and spices, as well as fresh produce. There will be live music, too.
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National Archives at Philadelphia added 3 new...

While searching through the Beneficiaries Files of the U.S. Naval Home in Philadelphia, we found the file of Frank George, which included over a hundred documents such as letters, certificates, a Christmas card, and even a photograph! These records are a genealogical goldmine, offering incredible details about the life of Frank George and his loved ones. George was born on September 25th, 1876 in Detroit, Michigan. A crew member on the U.S.S. Helena during World War I, Frank served as an Engine man First Class in the U.S. Navy until he retired to the U.S. Naval Asylum on May 21st 1932. The U.S. Naval Asylum was located in Philadelphia, and the campus included a home for retired sailors, a hospital, and an academy. Frank died from Parkinson’s disease on December 14th, 1932, but we were able to uncover some really fascinating information about his life. In 1909, he married an Argentinian woman named Mary during his deployment in China, where she continued to live until her death. Mary’s passport and their marriage certificate were included in the file, along with correspondence confirming that, shortly after his wife’s death, Frank moved back to the States and retired at the Asylum. In his will, he left all he had to the fund for the Children’s Annual Holiday Party that the Asylum held every year. The National Archives at Philadelphia has many under-used genealogical resources such as these Beneficiaries Files chock-full of stories waiting to be discovered. Want to learn more about our holdings? You can check out our online catalog (www.catalog.archives.gov) or our website (www.archives.gov/philadelphia. Feel free to contact us with any questions, or to make an appointment to view our holdings by calling (215) 305-2044 or emailing philadelphia.archives@nara.gov. This post was written by Megan Kelly, Research and Writing Intern with the National Archives at Philadelphia. #USNavy #Navy #NavalAsylum #NavalHospital #Genealogy #NARA #PhillyArchives #FamilyTree Citation: Beneficiary File of Frank George; Box 22; Other Establishments, U.S. Naval Home; Record Group 181: Naval Districts and Shore Establishments; National Archives at Philadelphia (NAID: 3275894) and (Record Entry ID: PH-6374).


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FURTHER LISTINGS

Apr. 16-          Councilman David Oh, Committee of Seventy & Philly Neighborhood Small Business Council host Congressional candidates Forum at Loews Phila. Hotel, 1200 Market St., Congress Rm., 4th fl., 6-8 p.m. 2nd, 3rd & 5th Dist. candidates. For info: (215) 686-3452.

...Asian Ass’n of Greater Phila. hosts Pan Asian Award Banquet at Ocean Harbor Restaurant, 1023 Race St., 5-9 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Daphne Kwok. Tickets: Individuals $40, Table of 10 $350...

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...Democratic Committee host Fundraiser for state rep candidate Jonathan Rowan at Chickie’s & Pete’s, 1526 Packer Ave., 5:30-8 p.m. Hosts $1,000, Sponsors $250, Individuals $100. Payable to “Committee...

Apr. 19-          37th Ward League of Voters & Fairhill Neighbors host Candidates Night at Morris Chapel Bapt. Ch., 2701 N. 12th St., 6 p.m. For info: Ms. Elle (267) 240-5069.

Apr. 20-          Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell & S.W. Phila. Dist. Services host Candidates Forum at Kingsessing Rec Ctr., 50th St. & Kingsessing Ave., 6-8 p.m. Free food. For info: Kevin Horne (267) 586-3599.

Apr. 21-          Councilman Kenyatta Johnson & partners host Pt. Breeze 5K Run/Walk/Health Fair at Wharton Sq. Pk., 2300 Wharton St., register 7:30 a.m., fair opens 8 a.m., 9 a.m. runners, 9:05 walkers, 10 a.m. kids’ run. Proceeds benefit Kimmel Cancer Ctr. & S. Phila. public schools.

Apr. 21-          State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Community Cleanup & Shredding at Rose Plg., 1300 N. 75th St., 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Recycling bins available. State services as well. Volunteers needed! For info: Sheldon (215) 879-6625.

Apr. 21-          Ducky Birts Foundation hosts Capital Fund Drive at 1st Dist. Plaza, 3801 Market St., 12-3 p.m. For info: (215) 510-1057 or DuckyBirts1@yahoo.com.

Apr. 24-          Councilman David Oh is hosted Reception at Racquet Cl., 215 S. 16th St., Red Rm., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Contribution levels $2,500, $1,000, $500, $250, $100. Payable to “Citizens for David Oh,” 5813 Thomas Ave., Phila., PA 19143.

Apr. 24-          Councilman David Oh is hosted Reception at Racquet Cl., 215 S. 16th St., Red Rm., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Contribution levels $2,500, $1,000, $500, $250, $100. Payable to “Citizens for David Oh,” 5813 Thomas Ave., Phila., PA 19143.

Apr. 25-          HAPCO holds General Membership Mtg. at Courtyard Phila. Marriott, Fairmount Rm., 4100 Presidential Blvd., 7-9:30 p.m. Speakers: Controller Rebecca Rhynhart, State Rep. Donna Bullock & others. Refreshments. For info: Denise Keen (215) 684-1684.

Apr. 25-          Veteran Boxers Ass’n hosts 177th State Rep Candidates at 2733 E. Clearfield St., 7 p.m. All candidates invited. Free. Cash bar with drink specials. For info: Fred Druding, Jr. (215) 221-2374.

Apr. 26-          State Rep. Emilio Vázquez hosts Energy Access Forum at Lillian Marrero Lib., 601 W. Lehigh Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Addressing lack of affordable energy for residents & businesses. Solar energy access. Free. For info: (215) 425-5708.

Apr. 28-          Congressman Dwight Evans hosts Birthday Party at Hilton City Ave. Hotel, 4200 City Line Ave., 7-10 p.m. Chair $2,500, Hosts $1,000, Supporters $250, Friends $100, Patrons...

Apr. 29-          City Commission Chair Lisa Deeley is hosted Reception at Fluke’s Irish Pub, 7401 State Rd., 3-6 p.m. Live music, buffet, domestic drafts & wine. Tickets $40. Contribute online https...

May 8-            65th Ward Democratic Committee meets at 8400 Torresdale Ave., 7 p.m. For info: Colleen (215) 500-0617 or John (267) 334-3775.

    FURTHER LISTINGS
    Apr. 16- Last chance to register to vote. Apr. 16- Councilman David Oh, Committee of Seventy & Philly Neighborhood Small Business Council host Congressional candidates Forum at Loews Phila. Hotel, 1200 Market St., Congress Rm., 4th fl., 6-8 p.m. 2nd, 3rd & 5th Dist. candidates. For info: (215) 686-3452. Apr.
    http://www.phillyrecord.com

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New restaurants heat up the Philly region

Love City Brewing Co., in a former warehouse at 1023 Hamilton St., behind Union Transfer, has set its opening for April 19; eight beers will be on...

...trucks will supplement a snack menu. (The neighborhood, hinged off the Spring Arts Building at 990 Spring Garden St., will pop midsummer with Edwin Social, an outdoor Mediterranean restaurant, at 1033 Spring Garden St...

...990 Spring Garden St., will pop midsummer with Edwin Social, an outdoor Mediterranean restaurant, at 1033 Spring Garden St., and, in the fall, a branch of the Lucky Well, a barbecue specialist based in...

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Chalaco’s, a Peruvian restaurant-lounge specializing in pisco cocktails and ceviche and other seafood at 1030 N. Second St. (Liberties Walk) in Northern Liberties, has set April 17 as the premiere. Owners are from the Baltimore area.

Ardiente, a flashy Latin/Asian hybrid at 33 S. Second St. in Old City, is undergoing its final tweaks for a late-April opening.

Old City also will have Glory Beer Bar, run by alums of the now-shuttered Eulogy, at 126 Chestnut St., where Mad River was.

Ardmore is expected to get two newcomers in the next two weeks: Ripplewood Whiskey & Craft will be what’s billed as a two-story “throwback Americana gastro-bar” at 29 E. Lancaster Ave.

The Bercy, a luxe French destination at the former Primavera Pizza Kitchen (7 E. Lancaster Ave.), could become the Parc of the Main Line.

Cider houses will rule this spring. I hear May for the openings of both Hale & True (613 S. Seventh St., Bella Vista) and Kurant Cider (436 E. Girard Ave., Fishtown).

Attico, a rooftop restaurant/lounge at the new Cambria Hotel, 219 S. Broad St., near Locust. Del Frisco’s Grille is expected to open on the Cambria’s ground floor this fall.

Brickwall Tavern, backing up to sibling restaurant Porta (1214 Chestnut St.) but with an entrance on Sansom Street across from Fergie’s Bar, is targeting May 4.

ElMerkury, a Central American street-food specialist, will be at 2104 Chestnut St., replacing Agno Grill.

Koreana, a casual Korean fast-casual now in University City, is planning a branch at 37 S. 19th St., replacing MilkHouse.

Main & Vine, a California-theme bistro replacing Avenue Kitchen at 789 E. Lancaster Ave. in Villanova, is expected to open before Mother’s Day.

Harper’s Garden, a wine garden set beneath a pergola, is looking at spring at 31 S. 18th St., placing it near nightspots, including Continental Mid-town, Concourse Dance Bar, and Uptown Beer Garden.

TALK, the new-American spinoff of West Philadelphia’s Marigold Kitchen, should open in May at 2121 Walnut St.

“End of spring” is the target for the Finch, the Mediterranean bistro from chef Jennifer Carroll at the Warwick Hotel (220 S. 17th St.).

“Right after Memorial Day” is what management suggests for Nunu (1414 Frankford Ave.), the Japanese bar next to Cheu Fishtown.

Roxborough, meanwhile, is several months from the debut of White Yak (6118 Ridge Ave.), which likely will be the city’s first Nepalese restaurant. Figures that this is the...

Bourse Marketplace will assemble dozens of food stalls at the Bourse, on Fifth Street south of Market Street, by midsummer.

Giuseppe & Sons, an Italian concept from the Termini baking family and Michael Schulson, is up for summer next to Harp & Crown on the 1500 block of Sansom Street.

Aether, a Fishtown outpost of Princeton/KoP’s Mistral and Elements, is looking at summer at 1832 Frankford Ave.

Pizzeria Beddia, whose recent closing on Girard Avenue wound up as front-page news, has secured a location on Lee Street near Front Street; its opening as a sitdowner with bar is projected for fall.

    New restaurants heat up the Philly region
    French, Italian, Peruvian, cideries, outdoor experiences. A new restaurant at the Bok Building in South Philadelphia for you lovers of peak views. And speaking of peaks: How about more Nepalese cuisine? A look at my list of pending bar and restaurant projects shows more than three dozen scheduled openings in the Philadelphia region in the next 75 days or so.
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...Asian Ass’n of Greater Phila. hosts Pan Asian Award Banquet at Ocean Harbor Restaurant, 1023 Race St., 5-9 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Daphne Kwok. Tickets: Individuals $40, Table of 10 $350...

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Apr. 12-          27th Ward Democratic Committee hosts Candidates’ Night at Rosenberger Ha., 600 S. 43rd St., 7:30 p.m. 3 candidates for 188th Legislative seat, plus Congressman Dwight Evans. For info: Mary Goldman marylgoldman@gmail.com.

Apr. 13-          Pa. Veteran Boxers Association host Karaoke Fundraiser at VBA Cl., 2733 E. Clearfield St., 7-11 p.m. $5 Cover, Drink Specials. For info: Fred Druding, Jr. (215) 221-2374.

...Vanessa Lowery Brown hosts Job Fair for 190th Legislative Dist. residents at Alain Locke Sch., 4550 Haverford Ave., 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Job openings, résumé writing, interview & dress Skills, returning...

...14-          Councilman Curtis Jones hosts “Block Captain Boot Camp” at St. Joseph’s U., Mandeville, 5600 City Line Ave., 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Wide range of service training; job training as...

Apr. 14-          10th Ward Democratic Committee hosts “Spring Fling” at Platinum Grill, 7719 Crittenden St., 1-4 p.m. For info: Isabella Fitzgerald (215)429-8051 or izzyworks2@gmail.com.

...Democratic Committee host Fundraiser for state rep candidate Jonathan Rowan at Chickie’s & Pete’s, 1526 Packer Ave., 5:30-8 p.m. Hosts $1,000, Sponsors $250, Individuals $100. Payable to “Committee...

Apr. 19-          37th Ward League of Voters & Fairhill Neighbors host Candidates Night at Morris Chapel Bapt. Ch., 2701 N. 12th St., 6 p.m. For info: Ms. Elle (267) 240-5069.

Apr. 20-          Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell & S.W. Phila. Dist. Services host Candidates Forum at Kingsessing Rec Ctr., 50th St. & Kingsessing Ave., 6-8 p.m. Free food. For info: Kevin Horne (267) 586-3599.

Apr. 21-          Councilman Kenyatta Johnson & partners host Pt. Breeze 5K Run/Walk/Health Fair at Wharton Sq. Pk., 2300 Wharton St., register 7:30 a.m., fair opens 8 a.m., 9 a.m. runners, 9:05 walkers, 10 a.m. kids’ run. Proceeds benefit Kimmel Cancer Ctr. & S. Phila. public schools.

Apr. 21-          State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Community Cleanup & Shredding at Rose Plg., 1300 N. 75th St., 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Recycling bins available. State services as well. Volunteers needed! For info: Sheldon (215) 879-6625.

Apr. 21-          Ducky Birts Foundation hosts Capital Fund Drive at 1st Dist. Plaza, 3801 Market St., 12-3 p.m. For info: (215) 510-1057 or DuckyBirts1@yahoo.com.

Apr. 26-          State Rep. Emilio Vázquez hosts Energy Access Forum at Lillian Marrero Lib., 601 W. Lehigh Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Addressing lack of affordable energy for residents & businesses. Solar energy access. Free. For info: (215) 425-5708.

Apr. 28-          Congressman Dwight Evans hosts Birthday Party at Hilton City Ave. Hotel, 4200 City Line Ave., 7-10 p.m. Chair $2,500, Hosts $1,000, Supporters $250, Friends $100, Patrons...

Apr. 29-          City Commission Chair Lisa Deeley is hosted Reception at Fluke’s Irish Pub, 7401 State Rd., 3-6 p.m. Live music, buffet, domestic drafts & wine. Tickets $40. Contribute online https...

May 8-            65th Ward Democratic Committee meets at 8400 Torresdale Ave., 7 p.m. For info: Colleen (215) 500-0617 or John (267) 334-3775.

    FURTHER LISTINGS
    Apr. 12- 27th Ward Democratic Committee hosts Candidates' Night at Rosenberger Ha., 600 S. 43rd St., 7:30 p.m. 3 candidates for 188th Legislative seat, plus Congressman Dwight Evans. For info: Mary Goldman marylgoldman@gmail.com. Apr. 13- Pa. Veteran Boxers Association host Karaoke Fundraiser at VBA Cl., 2733 E. Clearfield St., 7-11 p.m.
    http://www.phillyrecord.com

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Construction at the Crane Arts building prompts Art for the Cash Poor to find new, outdoor location

For 2018, however, Art for the Cash Poor will occur in and around the area at 10th and Buttonwood streets.

...Saturday’s festivities, a kickoff party will be held at the former Bike Factory at 448 N. 10th St. As in the past, the kickoff party is a ticketed event, and InLiquid splits the...

    Construction at the Crane Arts building prompts Art for the Cash Poor to find new, outdoor location
    You don't have to be a millionaire to enjoy art. It's for everyone. Art for the Cash Poor was conceived with that idea in mind, knowing that financial barriers often keep people from even considering buying art.
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