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12 hours ago

Bella Vista Neighbors Association shared a li...

    News of Bella Vista Dec. 13
    The Bella Vista Neighbors Association is the Registered Community Organization that serves residents of Bella Vista, which is bounded by 6th and 11th Streets, South Street and Washington Avenue. BVNA improves Bella Vista's quality of life, facilitates and augments the delivery of government services, strengthens community bonds, encourages civic involvement, provides a public and neutral discussion forum, and promotes dialogue with elected officials.
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12 hours ago

We're just under 30 days until winter classes...

We're just under 30 days until winter classes begin! Are you still looking for a class or workshop? Why not join us in Illustration Art on Wednesdays (http://bit.ly/2z9sgJb), Alla Prima Still Life Oil Painting on Mondays (http://bit.ly/2z9DNIF), or Empowering the Painter on Wednesdays (http://bit.ly/2z8RgjN). Hope to see you January 8 when our winter term begins!

    Fleisher Art Memorial
    Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA. 7,666 likes · 316 talking about this · 3,327 were here. One of the country's first community arts centers,...
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14 hours ago

We recommend you stop by and see (our Mighty ...

We recommend you stop by and see (our Mighty friend and El Futuro neighbor) Molly at Molly's Books & Records, 1010 South 9th Street in the heart of the Italian Market, this holiday season. At Molly's, where the shelves are curated with great care, you can find that elusive Coltrane vinyl for your favorite jazzhead, or a Bukowski tome for that romantic underground reader friend. Best of all, Molly supports kids and writing, which makes her Mighty indeed and worthy of all our support! mollysbooksandrecords.com

    Mighty Writers
    We recommend you stop by and see (our Mighty friend and El Futuro neighbor) Molly at Molly's Books & Records, 1010 South 9th Street in the heart of the Italian Market, this holiday season. At...
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17 hours ago

America’s Strength Pictured here is a poster...

America’s Strength Pictured here is a poster entitled "America's Strength," which describes the differences between the strength of Germany and the strength of the United States, and encourages workers not to treasure wages and profits, but treasure the sacrifice of their labor for the war effort. This poster was produced by the United States Department of Labor and, like many other propaganda posters, was distributed to American factories in order to encourage workers to maximize efficiency for the war effort. Want to learn more about our holdings related to World War I and more? Check out our Guide to World War One holdings: https://www.archives.gov/philadelphia/finding-aids/wwi-guide. Feel free to consult 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. Also feel free to check out other National Archives resources related to World War I here: https://www.archives.gov/topics/wwi#event-/timeline/item/archduke-assassination. Citation: Memorandum Regarding War Posters, with Attachments; File 2602-0, Enlisted Personnel – General; Box 40; Central Subject Files of the Naval Powder Factory; 5th Naval District; RG 181 - Naval Districts and Shore Establishments; National Archives at Philadelphia; (NAID: 66540631) (HMS ID: PH-6192).

    National Archives at Philadelphia
    America's Strength Pictured here is a poster entitled "America's Strength," which describes the differences between the strength of Germany and the strength of the United States, and encourages...
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19 hours ago

3rd Police District Captain's Town Hall Community Meeting Wed 12-13-2017 6pm

Captain's Townhall Meeting
Date/Time
December 13th, 2017 06:00 PM

Description
Concerns/Cpt. Millio/ 3rd District

Location
11th & Wharton, Philadelphia Pa

26 hours ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE HOUSE TRAP AND FRESH AIR INLET PA20173451048 "SELF-CERTIFICATION'S ARE NO LONGER PERMITTED" - "ALL EXCAVATIONS AND PLUMBING TRENCHES IN EXCESS OF 5 FEET IN DEPTH MUST HAVE APPROVED SHORING IN PLACE AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION"

    725 S SCHELL ST Issued December 11, 2017 Comment

36 hours ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Philadelphia Parking Authority
    Parking at a kiosk and see these signs? That means you're good to meterUP with our mobile parking app, powered by Parkmobile. Here's everything you need to know 👉 http://bit.ly/2AewXjn
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38 hours ago

Why does Anthony have a crush on ILL DOOTS? ...

Why does Anthony have a crush on ILL DOOTS? “ILL DOOTS is my first ensemble. The members have changed. The sound has expanded. The explorations have shifted. Even the mission has evolved --- but the need to create has always driven us forward, that has not changed. No matter the shape and sound of ILL DOOTS the product never exists without full respect for the necessity of the process; each individual's process as well as the process of communing, listening, and collaborating together.” On December 15 come out to the Hothouse CRUSH Series featuring Ill DOOTS in the Wilma's Good Karma Cafe.

    The Wilma Theater
    Why does Anthony have a crush on ILL DOOTS? "ILL DOOTS is my first ensemble. The members have changed. The sound has expanded. The explorations have shifted. Even the mission has evolved --- but the...
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42 hours ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared Junt...

Juntos is on track to meet their goal of raising $15k in 15 days! Drop by the Center Wed. night @ 5:30 for some food & fun to put them over the top!

    15for15 Happy Hour
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43 hours ago

Sip & Shop benefit is tonight, 5-8 pm! Celebr...

Sip & Shop benefit is tonight, 5-8 pm! Celebrate 2 years of Workshop Underground on South St, and pick up some cool gifts: 25% of proceeds benefits WWCC tonight only!

    Workshop Underground - Sip & Shop Benefit for William Way
    Event Timing: Tuesday, December 12, 5-8PM Event Address: 1544 South Street Philadelphia, PA 19146
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2 days ago

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    • Thefts

      1100 Block Catharine St. December 4, 2017 @ 1:38 p.m. Comment

2 days ago

A delightful crowd taking in the sounds of St...

A delightful crowd taking in the sounds of Stew and the Passing Strange band. #passingstrange

    The Wilma Theater
    A delightful crowd taking in the sounds of Stew and the Passing Strange band. #passingstrange
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2 days ago

Stew is in the house! #wilmapassingstrange

Stew is in the house! #wilmapassingstrange

    The Wilma Theater
    Stew is in the house! #passingstrange
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2 days ago

Stew is in the house! #passingstrange

Stew is in the house! #passingstrange

    The Wilma Theater
    Stew is in the house! #passingstrange
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2 days ago

The Athenaeum of Philadelphia shared Creative...

    City Hall: The Design and Architecture of the People's Building
    Is that William Penn atop City Hall Tower? Please join us for Community Conversations, a casual gallery talk on December 15th to celebrate the Parkway's...
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2 days ago

Practice for tonight is underway! Join us ton...

Practice for tonight is underway! Join us tonight for a live concert of the music from Passing Strange with Stew! Begins at 8pm in our @goodkarmaphilly lobby cafe!

    The Wilma Theater
    Practice for tonight is underway! Join us tonight for a live concert of the music from Passing Strange with Stew! Begins at 8pm in our @goodkarmaphilly lobby cafe!
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2 days ago

Fleisher Art Memorial added an event.

Fleisher’s Saturday Young Artists program is offered during the fall, winter, and spring terms. Because of their popularity, admission to the program is by lottery only. Learn more about and enter the lottery at http://fleisher.org/take-a-class/saturday-young-artist-program. Fleisher’s classes are designed to be age-appropriate. Children must be at least 5 years old before the beginning of the term for which they are registered. Parents or guardians of five-year-olds must present proof of their child’s age at registration. No fees for instruction are required for students enrolled in Fleisher’s free Saturday classes for children and youth. Students are required to pay a nonrefundable lab fee of $30 for the term and to become a Fleisher member by paying a $20 fee for each participating student.

    Spring Saturday Young Artists Lottery Forms Due
    Fleisher's Saturday Young Artists program is offered during the fall, winter, and spring terms. Because of their popularity, admission to the program is...
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2 days ago

Fleisher Art Memorial added 28 new photos — a...

Thanks to the 800 shoppers and vendors who packed the Sanctuary and Center for Works on Paper on Saturday for our third annual Handmade indoor art and craft market! Hope you had as much fun and found as many awesome gifts as we did. Many thanks to Jean Solar for taking and sharing these photographs.

    Fleisher Art Memorial
    Thanks to the 800 shoppers and vendors who packed the Sanctuary and Center for Works on Paper on Saturday for our third annual Handmade indoor art and craft market! Hope you had as much fun and found...
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2 days ago

If anyone found a gold ring Saturday it ways ...

If anyone found a gold ring Saturday it ways my Mom's wedding band & could you please return it. Thanks.

    Fleisher Art Memorial
    Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA. 7,666 likes · 316 talking about this · 3,327 were here. One of the country's first community arts centers,...
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3 days ago

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      700 Block S. 08th St. December 3, 2017 @ 3:25 p.m. Comment

3 days ago

Phoebe Murer added a new photo to Fleisher Ar...

    Phoebe Murer
    Phoebe Murer added a new photo to Fleisher Art Memorial's Timeline.
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3 days ago

I am wearing a T shirt a fabulous screenprint...

I am wearing a T shirt a fabulous screenprinting instructor Gerard Silva made.

    Phoebe Murer
    I am wearing a T shirt a fabulous screenprinting instructor Gerard Silva made.
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3 days ago

Washington Square West Civic Association upda...

    Washington Square West Civic Association
    Washington Square West Civic Association, Philadelphia, PA. 692 likes. Making Wash West safer, cleaner and greener.
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3 days ago

We hope everyone enjoyed the first snow of th...

We hope everyone enjoyed the first snow of the season! Looks like we may get another batch later this week. #washwestcivic #snowshoveling #urbanism #firstsnow

    Washington Square West Civic Association
    We hope everyone enjoyed the first snow of the season! Looks like we may get another batch later this week. #washwestcivic #snowshoveling #urbanism #firstsnow
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4 days ago

  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF A TWO (2) INCH FIRE SERVICE LINE AND AN AUTOMATIC FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM AS PER NFPA 13R. ALL WORK SHALL BE DONE IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPROVED PLANS/HYDRAULIC CALCULATIONS.

    923 S 8TH ST Issued December 8, 2017 Comment

4 days ago

Army Navy Game today. Heads up -- there is li...

Army Navy Game today. Heads up -- there is likely to be a flyover, aka destroyer of naps and terror of dogs. It'll be very, very loud. You have been warned.

    Bella Vista Neighbors Association
    Army Navy Game today. Heads up -- there is likely to be a flyover, aka destroyer of naps and terror of dogs. It'll be very, very loud. You have been warned.
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5 days ago

5 days ago

Bella Vista Neighbors Association shared Bill...

    Outreach Coordination Center
    Project HOME's Continuum of Care, our strategy to enable individuals to break the cycle of homelessness by providing housing and services, begins with street outreach.Project HOME's Outreach Coordination Center (OCC), in partnership with the City of Philadelphia and other service providers, coordinates outreach to people living on the streets of Philadelphia.
    https://projecthome.org

5 days ago

All decked out for the holidays! Spotted on S...

All decked out for the holidays! Spotted on Spruce Street during the morning commute. #urbanism #bikelanes #sprucestreet #washwestcivic #deckedout #philly #phillygram

    Washington Square West Civic Association
    All decked out for the holidays! Spotted on Spruce Street during the morning commute. #urbanism #bikelanes #sprucestreet #washwestcivic #deckedout #philly #phillygram
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5 days ago

Bella Vista Neighbors Association shared Flei...

Weekend goal: spend the entire 2 days in Bella Vista. Make a snow angel at the park. Go out for tacos. Hit Fleisher Art Memorial's crafty event on Saturday. Meet friends for coffee or a cocktail. Go to the playground. Enjoy Sunday brunch. Shop 9th Street Italian Market and South Street Headhouse District. Meet cookbook authors at Fante's Kitchen Shop on Sunday. We have it all, don't we?

    Handmade: indoor holiday market, DIY workshops and more!
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5 days ago

Handmade, our indoor holiday market, is on as...

Handmade, our indoor holiday market, is on as scheduled tomorrow, despite the potential snow. So slap on your snow boots or galoshes and come get cozy with 40 vendors in the Sanctuary and stick around for one of five two-hour DIY workshops.

    Handmade: Indoor Holiday Market and Philly Small Press Faire - Fleisher Art Memorial
    Get your holiday shopping done in Fleisher's Sanctuary as we gather artists and craft vendors for Handmade, an indoor market for the holidays. Handmade is free and includes limited free parking.
    http://fleisher.org

5 days ago

While we are not rooting for one team or the ...

While we are not rooting for one team or the other in the upcoming Army vs. Navy game, we must concede that the 1913 regulations governing the admission of candidates into the U.S. Naval Academy were rigorous! While processing a series of records from Record Group 181, Records of the Naval Districts and Shore Establishments, we uncovered an interesting booklet entitled “Regulations Governing Admission of Candidates into the U.S. Naval Academy.” Dated 1913, the regulations outline the U.S. Navy Department’s physical, moral, and intellectual requirements for enlisted Navy personnel to be admitted to the U.S. Naval Academy as midshipmen. To see if you would qualify, try a few of the questions from the practice examination! Or grab a friend and quiz one another! Take the quiz by visiting the Pieces of History blog. This post comes from our very own Samuel Limneos, Archives Technician at the National Archives at Philadelphia. https://prologue.blogs.archives.gov/2017/12/07/do-you-have-what-it-takes-to-be-a-midshipmen-at-the-u-s-naval-academy-1913-edition/#more-28172 Tagging: Army West Point Football, Navy Football, Navy Department Library, Nimitz Library, United States Naval Academy

    Do You Have What It Takes to be a Midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy? 1913 Edition
    While we are not rooting for one team or the other in the upcoming Army vs. Navy game, we must concede that the 1913 regulations governing the admission of candidates into the U.S. Naval Academy were rigorous! Learn more in today's post from Samuel Limneos, an archives technician at the National Archives at Philadelphia.
    http://prologue.blogs.archives.gov

6 days ago

6 days ago

Throwback Thursday here, looking at the book ...

Throwback Thursday here, looking at the book "Masks or Faces?" which is stamped as having been received on Dec 7, 1888. It is a study in the psychology of acting, by William Archer.

    The Athenaeum of Philadelphia
    Throwback Thursday here, looking at the book "Masks or Faces?" which is stamped as having been received on Dec 7, 1888. It is a study in the psychology of acting, by William Archer.
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6 days ago

Help Fleisher raise $50,000 by December 31st ...

Help Fleisher raise $50,000 by December 31st to start the new year strong! Donations of all sizes advance Fleisher's work in community art-making. Donate here: http://bit.do/fleisher

    Fleisher Art Memorial
    Help Fleisher raise $50,000 by December 31st to start the new year strong! Donations of all sizes advance Fleisher's work in community art-making. Donate here: http://bit.do/fleisher
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

#TBT, let's throw it back to last season's NO...

#TBT, let's throw it back to last season's NOTES OF A NATIVE SONG, a piece inspired by writer and activist James Baldwin. Missed Stew in this sold-out run at the Wilma? Be sure to make your way to the Wilma's cafe on Dec. 11 to see him live with our PASSING STRANGE band.

    The Wilma Theater
    TBT, let's throw it back to last season's NOTES OF A NATIVE SONG, a piece inspired by writer and activist James Baldwin. Missed Stew in this sold-out run at the Wilma? Be sure to make your way to...
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

The Wilma Theater shared Good Karma Cafe's po...

Good work with a good cup of coffee. Today, 10% of all purchases at the Wilma's Good Karma Cafe will be donated to Broad Street Ministry. Come support our neighbors!

    Good Karma Cafe
    Today we will be donating 10% of the sales from our Wilma Theater location to support our neighbors at Broad Street Ministry! Here's a look at some of the services they provide to vulnerable...
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Dec 07

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    INSTALLATION OF ROOF DECK WITH TRELLIS TO AN EXISTNG ATTACHED STRUCTURE PER SUBMITTED PLAN.

    708 S WARNOCK ST Issued December 5, 2017 Comment
  • ZONING PERMIT

    INSTALLATION OF ROOF DECK WITH TRELLIS TO AN EXISTNG ATTACHED STRUCTURE PER SUBMITTED PLAN.

    708 S WARNOCK ST Issued December 5, 2017 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    RELOCATE RECEPTACLES IN KITCHEN TO ACCOMMODATE NEW LAYOUT USING EXISTING CIRCUITS (220A MIN EXISTING),INSTALL NEW RECESSED LIGHTING USING EXISTING CIRCUIT,INSTALL 115A CIRCUIT FOR FLOOR VENT ON AN EXISTING 100AMP SERVICE AS PER 2008 NEC (SOUTH DISTRICT)

    759 S MARVINE ST Issued December 5, 2017 Comment

Dec 06

Bella Vista Neighbors Association shared Phil...

    Philadelphia Police Department
    With snow scheduled for the weekend, a new season of #NoSavesies will begin. We've seen some strange things used over the years to save parking spots -and we're hoping we see a lot less of them this...
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Dec 06

10+ Can’t-Miss Art Exhibitions & Events In Philadelphia This December

Da Vinci Art Alliance, 704 Catharine Street

This article has 7 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Institute of Contemporary Art, 118 S. 36th Street

Muse Gallery, 52 N. 2nd Street

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 118-128 N. Broad Street

The Franklin Institute, 222 N. 20th Street

Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Four points along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, including the Rodin Museum, 2151 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Penn Museum, 3260 South Street

    10+ Can't-Miss Art Exhibitions & Events In Philadelphia This December
    Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts | Photo by B. Krist for Visit Philadelphia Stunning light installations, painting masterworks, experimental art and more... At PechaKucha, presenters show 20 slides for 20 seconds each on a chosen topic, with one evening covering a whole range of interesting themes.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

Dec 06

Sharpen your pencils and grab your sketchbook...

Sharpen your pencils and grab your sketchbook! Join us for a winter drawing class and hone your fundamental skills or just relax and have fun in one of our one-day workshops. See all of our drawing offerings for the winter term, which starts Monday, January 8, at http://bit.ly/2zTkCkq.

    Fleisher Art Memorial
    Sharpen your pencils and grab your sketchbook! Join us for a winter drawing class and hone your fundamental skills or just relax and have fun in one of our one-day workshops. See all of our drawing...
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