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lrbachman@att.net posted 14 photos to Flickr:

15 hours ago

More rain in the forecast over the next few d...

More rain in the forecast over the next few days. Enjoy(?) the interlude between wet weather! #GetOutdoors #LawnmowerSunday #BeSafe

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    More rain in the forecast over the next few days. Enjoy(?) the interlude between wet weather! #GetOutdoors #LawnmowerSunday #BeSafe
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16 hours ago

Disney's Aladdin is coming to the Academy of Music

240 S Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19102

    6abc Loves the Arts: Disney's Aladdin is coming to the Academy of Music
    Get ready for a magic carpet ride! Disney's Aladdin is coming to the Academy of Music, closing out The Broadway Philadelphia season and making wishes come true with an all-new production of the Tony Award-winning show that has proven to be a blockbuster.
    http://6abc.com

16 hours ago

STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET IMPROVEME...

STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET IMPROVEMENT FOR WEEK OF MAY 21 Temporary, Full Street Closures and Parking Restrictions Expected

    http://www.philadelphiastreets.com

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25 hours ago

Opera Philadelphia added 6 new photos — at Th...

What a wonderful night at Double Exposure and the post-show reception. Bravo to both casts and creative teams, and to our Composers in Residence Rene Orth and David Hertzberg!

    Opera Philadelphia
    Opera Philadelphia added a new photo - at The Wilma Theater.
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26 hours ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    The Rowhouse Boom: Populist Victory or Philadelphia Noir?
    The proudest moment for the Philadelphia rowhouse was in Chicago, of all places. A two-story "Workingman's House" was "put up at the Columbian Exposition," reported Talcott Williams in 1893.
    https://www.phillyhistory.org

29 hours ago

Center City District shared Billy Penn's post...

    Naturally Philly: All the trees, shrubs and flowers you'll find at the Rail Park
    Naturally Philly is a new Billy Penn column that explores the city's wildlife and plants - both familiar and extraordinary - that thrive or struggle in our urban environment. It won't be your typical walk in the park.When the ribbon is cut on June 14 for the city's newest open space, the Rail Park, visitors will experience a very different kind of village green.
    https://billypenn.com

36 hours ago

#FunFact Han's reluctant hero personality was...

#FunFact Han's reluctant hero personality was mirrored after Francis Ford Coppola, who directed Apocalypse Now and The Godfather. 5 days and counting until Solo: A Star Wars Story premieres at the Prince Theater!

    Prince Theater
    FunFact Han's reluctant hero personality was mirrored after Francis Ford Coppola, who directed Apocalypse Now and The Godfather. 5 days and counting until Solo: A Star Wars Story premieres at the...
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37 hours ago

Say hello to the volunteers at our table just...

Say hello to the volunteers at our table just south of Catharine on your way down to the Italian Market Festival 2018, pick up safety tips, a newsletter, or just pop in to chat under our tent. The rain is starting to clear out.

    Bella Vista Neighbors Association
    Say hello to the volunteers at our table just south of Catharine on your way down to the Italian Market Festival 2018, pick up safety tips, a newsletter, or just pop in to chat under our tent. The...
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41 hours ago

IN THE GALLERY STORE! Carl Fudge turns recog...

IN THE GALLERY STORE! Carl Fudge turns recognizable images into hypnotic abstractions that evoke pixelated images. His solo exhibition here at The Print Center in 2005 was a huge success – did you know that you can still bring home one of his fabulous screenprints? Explore this work now in the Gallery Store or Shop online. For more information, contact The Gallery Store at gallerystore@printcenter.org, 215.735.6090 x2. Image: Carl Fudge, Composition 2 in Orange, Pink, Red and Gold, 2004, Silkscreen, Edition 4 of 6, 24 1/2" x 24 1/2" https://printcenterstore.myshopify.com/collections/carl-fudge/products/composition-2-in-orange-pink-red-and-gold

    The Print Center
    IN THE GALLERY STORE! Carl Fudge turns recognizable images into hypnotic abstractions that evoke pixelated images. His solo exhibition here at The Print Center in 2005 was a huge success - did you...
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47 hours ago

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47 hours ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE BATHROOM WASTE LINES AND TOILET, VANITY AND BATHTUB

    223 S JESSUP ST Issued May 16, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    FURNISH AND INSTALL SOIL,VENT AND DOMESTIC WATER PIPING FOR 1-WATER CLOSET,2-LAVS,3-FLOOR DRAINS,2-WATER BOXES AND 1-KITCHEN SINK.THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADEPHIA PLUBMING CODE 2004

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2 days ago

Read Dracula in real time.* During the day, ...

Read Dracula in real time.* During the day, Jonathan tries to return to the room where he met the vampire women, but finds the door blocked. In the evening, the Count asks him to write three post-dated letters, two (dated June 12 and 19) about his impending departure for home and another (dated June 29), stating that he has just left the castle. Jonathan writes in his journal, “I know now the span of my life. God help me!” *The novel, Dracula, is comprised of journal entries and letters, all dated, so throughout the year, we’ll be posting a day-by-day account of the plot of Dracula. Follow along with your own reading and feel free to leave comments below (no spoilers for those who may be reading for the first time).

    The Rosenbach
    Read Dracula in real time.* During the day, Jonathan tries to return to the room where he met the vampire women, but finds the door blocked. In the evening, the Count asks him to write three...
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2 days ago

Here’s another feature for #internationalmuse...

Here’s another feature for #internationalmuseumday, Surgeons' Hall Museums in Edinburgh (UK). Three collections - pathology, surgery, and dental, open to the public seven days a week. ・・・ More great work done by our Human Remains Conservator, This brain shows an abscess and thrombosis. Unfortunately, while in the jar it developed a problem with mould, and so it was removed and treated with anti-fungal agents before being re-mounted in new fluid. A big improvement!

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    Here's another feature for #internationalmuseumday, Surgeons' Hall Museums in Edinburgh (UK). Three collections - pathology, surgery, and dental, open to the public seven days a week. ・・・ More...
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2 days ago

Schuylkill Banks added 3 new photos.

Art in the Open Philadelphia is on the Banks all weekend! See the river and Philadelphia through the work of 40 artists and collaborative teams working in all media. More info: https://bit.ly/1eshTSD

    Schuylkill Banks
    Schuylkill Banks added a new photo.
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2 days ago

Hey hey whatddya say - it's Friday! Relax, d...

Hey hey whatddya say - it's Friday! Relax, don't cook tonight - order in dinner. Need more convincing? Order Caviar using the link below and 10% will go to FoCA. There you go! And, you're welcome. http://foca.withcaviar.com

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    http://foca.withcaviar.com

2 days ago

Center City District shared a link.

    Construction to Begin on Market JFK Vision Zero Safety Project | Office of Transportation & Infrastructure Systems
    PHILADELPHIA - The Office of Transportation and Infrastructure Systems (oTIS) announced today that restriping and safety improvements are scheduled to begin on Monday, May 21 for the Market JFK Vision Zero Pilot Project. Restriping and installation of flexible delineator posts and signage are expected to be completed within two weeks, weather permitting.
    https://beta.phila.gov

2 days ago

Our next #internationalmuseumday feature is M...

Our next #internationalmuseumday feature is Museum Vrolik in Amsterdam. A large collection of anatomy and pathology, it’s also free to attend. 🧠🧠

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    Our next #internationalmuseumday feature is Museum Vrolik in Amsterdam. A large collection of anatomy and pathology, it's also free to attend. 🧠🧠
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2 days ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Avenue Of The Arts, Inc.
    The first four intersections on the Avenue of the Arts are nearing completion. A new pedestrian friendly Avenue. No puddles at Chestnut Street after days of rain! #avenueofthearts
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2 days ago

Prominent Philly Jewish culture center, The Gershman Y changes name, mission

...has not yet found its new home. The Young Men’s Hebrew Association building at Broad and Pine has been owned by the University of the Arts since 2000, and the Gershman’s...

    Prominent Philly Jewish culture center, The Gershman Y changes name, mission
    The Gershman Y has occupied the building at Broad and Pine Streets in Philadelphia for 94 years, back when it was called the Young Men's Hebrew Association. Now, it is moving out of the building and changing its name.
    https://whyy.org

2 days ago

Do you have a dog and enjoy music?

Do you have a dog and enjoy music?

    Washington Square West Civic Association
    Do you have a dog and enjoy music?
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2 days ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Old Pine Community Center - Summer In The City
    http://oldpinecommunitycenter.org

2 days ago

Washington Square West Civic Association Zon...

Washington Square West Civic Association Zoning Committee Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, May 22nd at 7pm Bluemle Life Sciences Building. 233 South 10th Street Room 101 Agenda as follows: 217 South Jessup Street: RSA-5 Zoning REMOVAL AND REPLACEMENT OF A SUNROOM ADDITION TO AN EXISTING ATTACHED STRUCTURE AS PART OF AN EXISTING SINGLE-FAMILY DWELLING. THE PROPOSED ZONING IS REFUSED FOR THE FOLLOWING: Min rear yard depth required: 5 Feet, Proposed 0 Feet 1233 Pine Steet: RSA-5 Zoning FOR A BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL OFFICE ON THE FIRST FLOOR WITH TWO (2) FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING ABOVE. NO CHANGE IS HEIGHT AND AREA OF EXISTING STRUCTURE. THE PROPOSED ZONING IS REFUSED FOR THE FOLLOWING: THE PROPOSED USE, TWO-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING, IS PROHIBITED IN THIS ZONING DISTRICT. THE PROPOSED USE, BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL OFFICE, IS PROHIBITED IN THIS ZONING DISTRICT. 1217 Spruce St. NE corner Camac St. thru to Manning Street (Bar X)- CMX-1 Zoning APPLICATION IS PROPOSED SIT DOWN RESTAURANT TO INCLUDE LIVE ENTERTAINMENT FOR MAXIMUM FORTY EIGHT (48) PEOPLE (ASSEMBLY AND ENTERTAINMENT) ON 1ST FLOOR REAR WITH EXISTING KITCHEN ONLY – NO CUSTOMER ACCESS ON 2ND FLOOR REAR IN THE SAME BUILDING WITH EXISTING THREE (3) FAMILY DWELLING ON THE FRONT AS PREVIOUSLY APPROVED IN AN EXISTING STRUCTURE (SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN THE APPLICATION). THE PROPOSED ZONING IS REFUSED FOR THE FOLLOWING: THE PROPOSED USE, ASSEMBLY AND ENTERTAINMENT, IS PROHIBITED IN THIS ZONING DISTRICT AND THIS HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY REVIEWED BY ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT (ZBA) AND ANY CHANGE IN USE REQUIRES ADDITIONAL ZBA APPROVAL.

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2 days ago

Next up for our #internationalmuseumday featu...

Next up for our #internationalmuseumday feature is this marvelous mid-west medical museum, the International Museum of Surgical Science in Chicago (USA). ・・・ "This reddish-brown, extremely bitter liquid was used as treatment for many afflictions, mental and physical. Laudanum is an opium tincture containing opium alkaloids: morphine and codeine. It was named by Paracelsus, “the father of toxicology,” and was believed to mean “something to be praised” in Latin. Used throughout Victorian society as a muscle relaxer, cough suppressant, etc., the medicine is highly addictive. It has the reputation of having inspired writers, poets and artists, such as Charles Dickens, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and Thomas De Quincey. In 1868 after numerous overdoses of the once over-the-counter drug, restrictions were put into place and the bottle had to be clearly labeled as a poison."

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    Next up for our #internationalmuseumday feature is this marvelous mid-west medical museum, the International Museum of Surgical Science in Chicago (USA). ・・・ "This reddish-brown, extremely bitter...
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2 days ago

From the vault. Deputy Director Noelle Foizen...

From the vault. Deputy Director Noelle Foizen still has great advice for flooding safety. For updated info text READYPHILA to 888-777 http://ow.ly/zpg830k4wl2

    Flood Safety Tips
    Noelle Foizen, Volunteer Management Coordinator for the Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management, provides the following information on how to stay safe in a flood. Inside/Outside on Foot: - Keep a battery-operated AM/FM radio tuned to a local station and follow emergency instructions. - If flooding occurs and it is safe to move, go to high ground.
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2 days ago

The Seger Park Advisory Council is sad to say...

The Seger Park Advisory Council is sad to say good bye to long term members and friends Ed Pereles, Joan Behr and Dick Behr. They have proudly and tirelessly served on the board for several years. We’ve accomplished a lot over the years and we appreciate all their hard work put into keeping the park clean and safe. Best of luck to you all!

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2 days ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Keeping you posted: Settle your Real Estate Tax bill today | Department of Revenue
    Did you receive a "Warning of Risk of Tax Foreclosure" letter in the mail? Now is the time to take action! You should pay your Real Estate Tax bill in full or enroll into a payment agreement. Check out the full text of the letter to get more information about programs to help you stay in your home.
    https://beta.phila.gov

2 days ago

First on our #internationalmuseumday feature:...

First on our #internationalmuseumday feature: Want to see a medical collection with bite? The Wellcome Collection in London (UK) has a new exhibition on teeth open now through September, and it doesn’t cost an arm and a leg…it’s free. ・・・ This is a late 18th century ivory obturator with human teeth, believed to have belonged to Sir Edmund Burke. . Edmund Burke was an Irish-born writer and politician, widely regarded as the philosophical founder of modern conservatism. He moved to London in 1750, where he served as an MP for 28 years. This prosthesis appears to have had the dual function of providing an upper set of teeth – human teeth riveted into the ivory base – and sealing a hole, front right in the roof of the mouth, suggesting that the wearer had a cleft palate. . You can see these and more at our new #Teethexhibition opening on 17 May. From folk remedies and tooth fairies to barber-surgeons and professional dentists, Teeth tells the tale of our pursuit of a pain-free mouth and the perfect smile. Image courtesy: British Dental Association Museum .

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    First on our #internationalmuseumday feature: Want to see a medical collection with bite? The Wellcome Collection in London (UK) has a new exhibition on teeth open now through September, and it...
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2 days ago

May 23: Neighborhood Social & Open House at Jed Williams Gallery

(215) 627-0057

    May 23: Neighborhood Social & Open House at Jed Williams Gallery
    Wednesday, May 23 at 6 PM - 8 PM Neighborhood Social & Open House at Jed Williams Gallery Jed Williams Gallery 615 Bainbridge St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19147 What could be better than art and wine? Mingle with neighbors at a special neighborhood social and open house at the Jed Williams Gallery, 615 Bainbridge.
    http://www.bellavistaneighbors.org

2 days ago

The Print Center added 2 new photos.

Thank you for joining us for our opening reception of the 92nd ANNUAL solo exhibitions! It was a perfect beginning to the evening to hear Julie Anne Greenberg and Jacob Koestler talk about their work. Many thanks to the artists! If you missed the opening, the exhibitions: Daniel W. Coburn: Becoming a Specter | Julie Anne Greenberg: Considerable Uncertainty Remains | Jacob Koestler: Copy of a Copy are on view through August 4, 2018. We hope to see you! Daniel W. Coburn’s exhibition will feature previously unshown works from the series Becoming a Specter. | Julie Anne Greenberg creates installations composed of hundreds of printed and cut paper components affixed directly to the wall. | Jacob Koestler combines multiple print and photographic media, sometimes in the same piece. http://printcenter.org/100/92nd-solo-shows/

    The Print Center
    The Print Center added a new photo.
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2 days ago

Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of...

It’s #internationalmuseumday! Because there can only be one Mütter Museum, and not everyone can visit Philadelphia (although you should) today we will share some other museums you can check out. Image is of a humerus from Dr. Mütter’s collection.

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia added a new photo.
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2 days ago

Young Friends of Rittenhouse Square updated t...

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    Young Friends of Rittenhouse Square
    https://yfrittenhouse.ticketleap.com/2018yfballonthesquare/
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2 days ago

Six farmers' markets open this weekend all ar...

Six farmers' markets open this weekend all around the Philadelphia area, over 100 farmers and food artisans coming from the farms and the kitchens to the markets. Hope you're hungry!

    Six Farmers' Markets Open This Weekend
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