1 hour ago

Have you already signed up your tiger for sum...

Have you already signed up your tiger for summer camps? No? Some of our After School Programs, and our Partners, also have summer camps or summer programs! (bear with us, this is a long post, but useful for parents!) Gaming Club Gaming club is an After School Program that uses fun games to teach kids about math, and strategy. Interested? They will have some family pop up events this summer and the upcoming school year. To get more info, go to www.phillytutors.com, follow Philly Tutors on facebook or instagram or email billy@phillytutors.com Give And Go Athletics Inc. and Soccer Shots Summer Camp Dates: Mon-Fri, August 6-10 Time: 9-3pm Location: Athletic Rec Center--1400 N 26th St, Philadelphia, PA 19121 Eligible Ages: 5-10 Camp Description: This is a first year partnership for Soccer Shots for school age children. Soccer Shots and Give and Go will team up for a half basketball half soccer camp introducing and incorporating teamwork and character development into sports play for 5-10 year olds for a full week. Enrollment cost: $330 per child - and - Soccer Shots Summer Camp at Smith Playground Dates: Mon-Fri, August 20-24 Time: 9-12pm for Half Day Campers and 9-3pm for Full Day Campers Location: Smith Memorial Playground--3500 Reservior Dr. Philadelphia, PA 19121 Eligible Ages: 4-9 Camp Description: This is our 4th annual Soccer Shots Summer Camp at Smith Memorial Playground for children ages 4-9. Our summer camp theme this summer is The World Cup and we will incorporate this theme into daily soccer skills, daily character focus, skill challenges, creative soccer games, small-sided soccer scrimmages, craft and reading time, snack break, and free play at Smith Playground. Enrollment cost: $200 for half day, $400 for full day camp For information for both camps: goo.gl/WehSLr You can enroll now for either or both of these camps at the link/title of the program descriptions. We hope to continue to see you over the summer and serve you next school year with more Soccer Shots fun! Philadelphia Museum of Art - Art Splash Dates: June 30–September 3, 2018 Location: Philadelphia Museum Main building Hours: Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Description: A summer of creative play for the whole family. Art Splash is bringing a little piece of the big city inside. Explore the shapes and colors, sights and sounds of Modern Times and play in our own mini metropolis. Kids and their grown-ups can experience the exhibition through tours, art making, and imaginative play. Cost: Free with admission (children under 12 are always free) https://www.philamuseum.org/artsplash Philly Art Center Dates 6/18 to 8/31 Location: Fairmount, Queen Village and Cherry Hilly Hours 9-3, with before and after care available Description: Your child will beam for weeks about their awesome adventures at art camp while the confidence and creative skills they develop will last a lifetime. We nurture the whole child with a balanced daily routine including outside playtime. Weekly, thematic investigation is punctuated with a special event/trip. Campers are grouped by age and outstanding art educators inspire the fun!Sail around the world this week, while discovering amazing cultures situated on the coast! Artists will create projects in response to culturally specific materials and the importance of the ocean within these cultural traditions. From creating ceramic boats inspired by Ancient Cyprus, to yarn-drawn stories from Bolivia, and printmaking inspired by aboriginal imagery; we’ll create and tell oceanic stories! Cost $365/week with various discounts, depending on the amount of weeks you sign up for. https://public.phillyartcenter.com/public/SummerCamps.faces?rst=1 Sound Space Performing Arts Dates: Tuesday, June 19 - Wednesday, August 1 Hours: 9-4pm (before and after care available, no camp on July 3 and 4) Location: Sound Space Performing Arts Camp description: Tap, ballet, hip hop and rhythm combo. Enrollment Cost: Six-week session prices: One class per session: $66 total. Siblings can be combined to get the best discount. https://www.soundspacephilly.net/kids2018schedule/ Snapology of Philadelphia & The Main Line Snapology offers camps and workshops year-round, including spring break camps, summer camps, holiday break camp and camps during teacher in-service days. Your kids will love our fun camp topics and themes. Shh, don’t tell them it’s educational! To find out locations, times, and details, go to their website: https://www.snapology.com/locations/philadelphia#camps Young Rembrandts Chester County PA Dates: 6/18 to 8/3 Young Rembrandts will be offering weekly camps with various themes; from Egypt, to castles, to critters to horses and vehicles. To find out times, locations, and pricing, visit their website. https://chestercounty.asapconnected.com/?org=4082#CourseIndex ....And it doesn't end with our partnerships! Recreation centers all over the city, the Free Library, and more organizations also have Summer Camps and programming... Summer Camp at Philadelphia Recreation Centers Description: Philadelphia Parks & Recreation holds more than 125 neighborhood day camps and a dozen theme camps for children ages 6-12 throughout the city. More than 7,000 campers attend each summer. We also offer camps for older adults and people with disabilities. All camps require registration in advance. For information go to: https://beta.phila.gov/services/culture-recreation/register-for-summer-camp/ Free Library of Philadelphia Programming The Free Library of Philadelphia has also a range of activities for summer! For more information: https://libwww.freelibrary.org/blog/post/3338 And more!! In addition to these summer camps, Broke in Philly also came up with a list of 45 free or affordable camps for kids and families. To learn more about this: https://billypenn.com/2018/05/29/45-free-and-affordable-summer-camps-for-philly-families-and-kids/

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3 hours ago

Fairmount Park Conservancy shared Philadelphi...

Ready to dive into summer? Our friends at Philadelphia Parks & Recreation have announced the opening dates for Philly's 70+ public pools this summer! 🏊‍♂️

    Philadelphia Parks & Recreation
    Get ready to jump into summer! Starting next week, Philly public pools will begin to open. Take a look at this year's schedule: http://ow.ly/vyWD30kwede
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4 hours ago

"We always had a great time in Philly, always...

"We always had a great time in Philly, always great audiences, like any blue-collar place. 'Tommy' was the key in the ignition, from then on the audiences grew steadily. It was shocking.” Roger Daltrey will perform 'Tommy' in its entirety tomorrow! You do not want to miss this one 🎸

    Roger Daltrey on 'Tommy,' The Who and saving Pete Townshend from sycophantitis
    The Who frontman will sing "Tommy" in its entirety at the Mann Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday with the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia and members of The Who's touring band. - Dan DeLuca, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
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5 hours ago

2nd Alarmers at 1400 N Sydenham St. Quick kno...

2nd Alarmers at 1400 N Sydenham St. Quick knockdown by the 3rd Battalion. Rehab is important all the time but in high heat weather it is vital for EMS and SA to provide our services....

    Philadelphia 2nd Alarmers Association
    2nd Alarmers at 1400 N Sydenham St. Quick knockdown by the 3rd Battalion. Rehab is important all the time but in high heat weather it is vital for EMS and SA to provide our services....
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6 hours ago

The Mann Center for the Performing Arts share...

Photos from our sold-out evening with Nathaniel Rateliff and The Head and the Heart ❤️

    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts added a new photo - at The Mann Center for the Performing Arts.
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7 hours ago

Philadelphia legends Group Motion will celebr...

Philadelphia legends Group Motion will celebrate their 50th Anniversary with a Gala performance, June 30th at 8 PM #phillydance #phlarts #groupmotion http://ow.ly/6Z4330kuaCi

    The Performance Garage | A Space for Dance
    Our professional dance studio & theater space offer an intimate environment to experience dance. Join us for classes, workshops, rehearsals, and productions!
    http://www.performancegarage.org

7 hours ago

The US National Weather Service has sent out ...

The US National Weather Service has sent out a Heat Advisory for today. Stay safe by limiting outside activities during the hottest hours, drink water, and wear light, loose fitting clothing. One way to keep cool is by going to the library! The Free library of Philadelphia has already started their summer programming; from their annual Summer of Wonder Reading series program, to Science in the summer, and much more. Stop by your nearest Free Library today, to find out what programming will be offered there! https://libwww.freelibrary.org/blog/post/3338

    Blog: Summer Hours and Cool Activities at the Free Library!
    It's almost officially summer here in Philadelphia, as the sun finally breaks through all the recent rain clouds and schools will be letting out early next week. No matter what your plans are this summer, the Free Library is here to keep you cool, connected, and book-bound!
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7 hours ago

Our office will be closed this week 😎 stay co...

Our office will be closed this week 😎 stay cool and we’ll see you when we’re back!

    Fairmount CDC
    Our office will be closed this week 😎 stay cool and we'll see you when we're back!
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24 hours ago

Bar Hygge shared their photo.

    Bar Hygge
    Father's Day Cocktail special tonight... Johnny Walker Red, Luxardo Amaretto, lemon juice, vanilla simple, bruleed egg white and an Ardbeg Scotch rinse w/ an orange twist. #ilovescotch #barhygge
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24 hours ago

Father’s Day Cocktail special tonight... John...

Father’s Day Cocktail special tonight... Johnny Walker Red, Luxardo Amaretto, lemon juice, vanilla simple, bruleed egg white and an Ardbeg Scotch rinse w/ an orange twist. #ilovescotch #barhygge

    Bar Hygge
    Father's Day Cocktail special tonight... Johnny Walker Red, Luxardo Amaretto, lemon juice, vanilla simple, bruleed egg white and an Ardbeg Scotch rinse w/ an orange twist. #ilovescotch #barhygge
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30 hours ago

The Barnes Foundation added 2 new photos.

Can you escape your father’s influence? Renoir: Father & Son/Painting & Cinema traces themes of legacy and innovation between celebrated filmmaker Jean Renoir and his father the great impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir. All throughout June, we’re sharing #Dadandme stories, featuring father and son duos in Philadelphia. Meet Jordan Hadad of a sustainable clothing line Lobo Mau as he chats with his father, Orlando Haddad, singer and guitarist behind Minas, a bossa nova jazz band renowned for bringing Brazilian music to Philadelphia. 1. Looking at your own relationship and careers, can you relate with themes of homage/rivalry in the Renoir exhibition? Jordan (son): My parents came to Philadelphia in 1984 to plant their musical career with their group Minas. It’s strange to think how my father’s music will be immortalized, and now I will be carrying on our family legacy through fashion and music. My sister Nicole and I run our own business, Lobo Mau. The clothing is bold and innovative and reflects songwriting: music has patterns, shape, and structure or it can be free form and improvisational. Orlando (dad): My son has always been my best friend. Our relationship is non-competitive. We both support each other in our paths towards reaching our goals. 2. How are you different and similar? Jordan: We both share a business mentality. My father deals with unexpected situations with grace and strategy. I always try to follow in this direction. Our differences are mainly cultural. He was raised in Brazil; I was raised in Philadelphia. My father’s family were all in the medical field; he was the first in his town to leave the country, try something new and become a musician in a foreign land at 18. Orlando: I grew up in Brazil during the ‘50s and ‘60s––a completely different time from when Jordan was born in America. Sometimes I’m amazed by how much we’re alike. When we sing certain songs together, our voices sound so similar that it’s a bit puzzling. 3. Jean Renoir posed for about 60 paintings by his dad; though he complained about these long sessions, these hours ultimately strengthened his relationship with his father and initiated him into art and cinema. Do you have a similar memory with your dad, which made a lasting influence? Jordan: I recall going to the recording studio with my parents when I was about five years old. I would sit on the floor and listen to their sessions while drawing and writing stories. I think those melodies played a big part in developing my mind creatively. I formed a band 10 years ago and kept music in my life ever since. Music helps me to think and live creatively. 4. How would you give each other advice? Jordan: I’d like to thank my father for always being committed to the family. People say in order to be a successful artist, you don’t have time for anything else, but I give he and my mother a lot of credit for investing time and love into their children. Orlando: I thank Jordan for turning me onto new trends and for inspiring me with his talents and purity of spirit to try my hardest to be a better dad, husband, artist, and human being.

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32 hours ago

Did you miss the Centennial Commons ribbon cu...

Did you miss the Centennial Commons ribbon cutting last week? Check it out on CBS Philly!

    Phase 1 Of Centennial Commons Opens To Public
    Ukee Washington reports.
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32 hours ago

Renowned filmmaker Jean Renoir said “I have s...

Renowned filmmaker Jean Renoir said “I have spent my life trying to determine the extent of the influence of my father upon me.” On #FathersDay, here’s to the lasting influence dads can have in our lives. And if you’re in for a tender and tangled story of a father and son who happen to be two artistic titans of their times, don’t miss our exhibition “Renoir: Father and Son/Painting and Cinema.” Look for this photo of Jean with his father in the show. How has a father figure in your life influenced your practice and perspective? Share a photo of you and dad in the comments below and we may just feature your story!

    The Barnes Foundation
    Renowned filmmaker Jean Renoir said "I have spent my life trying to determine the extent of the influence of my father upon me." On #FathersDay, here's to the lasting influence dads can have in our...
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33 hours ago

Open to kids 3-5 years old, this weekly camp ...

Open to kids 3-5 years old, this weekly camp will introduce kids to the wonderful world of bugs and the outdoors! Kids will discover the wonderful world of bugs by playing games that teach us how bugs live, move, and eat. There will also be hands-on art and activities, and we'll explore Smith Playground like a bug as we search for beetles, butterflies, spiders and more! https://smithplayground.ticketleap.com/backyard-bugs-popup-camp/

    Backyard Bugs Popup Camp
    The Philadelphia School and Smith Memorial Playground are proud to present Backyard Bugs! Come discover the wonderful world of bugs. We will play games that teach us how bugs live, move, and eat. There will be hands-on art and activities. We will explore Smith Playground like a bug, as we search for beetles, butterflies, spiders and more!
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41 hours ago

  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF AN AUTOMATIC FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 13 TO INCLUDE BACKFLOW PREVENTION ASSEMBLY, 2-INCH FIRE SERVICE LINE, AND A STANDPIPE RISER PER NFPA 14 AS PER APPROVED PLANS.

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Francisville Clean & Green Team Neighborhood ...

Francisville Clean & Green Team Neighborhood Wide Cleaning & Weeding

    Francisville Clean & Green Team Neighborhood Wide Cleaning & Weeding
    Volunteers are encouraged to clean residential blocks all over Francisville and use weed trimmers to clear weeds from sidewalks around our homes and businesses. If you have a weed trimmer , please join us by doing your block and as many surrounding blocks as you feel up to. It's all good!
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2 days ago

Our awesome local coffee shop OCF Coffee Hous...

Our awesome local coffee shop OCF Coffee House is sponsoring the water slide at next Saturday's Urban Beach Party. Come on out and cool off! June 23rd, 3-7pm on Brown Street Lawn 💦

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2 days ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared their...

Hope to see you at the opening reception for these five exhibitions TODAY, 2-5pm!

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio added a new photo - at Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio.
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2 days ago

7 great reasons to come for brunch, plus cold...

7 great reasons to come for brunch, plus cold brew on nitro. #beerforbreakfast #brewerytechne #barhygge

    Bar Hygge
    7 great reasons to come for brunch, plus cold brew on nitro. #beerforbreakfast #brewerytechne #barhygge
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2 days ago

URBAN BEACH PARTY - ONE WEEK FROM TODAY! 🏄‍♀️...

URBAN BEACH PARTY - ONE WEEK FROM TODAY! 🏄‍♀️ 🌭 🍺 🏖️ Saturday, June 23rd from 3-7pm on Brown Street Lawn behind Eastern State Penitentiary Water Slide, Live Music, Cornhole, Food & Drinks Suggested Donations: $10/adult & $5/child for food and non-alcoholic beverages; $5/cup for beer (unlimited refills!) Huge thanks to sponsors OCF Coffee House Yards Brewing Co. All-American Liberty Leagues, LLC @frankieanns

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2 days ago

In an op-ed for philly.com, the Conservancy's...

In an op-ed for philly.com, the Conservancy's Executive Director Jamie Gauthier and the Knight Foundation's Patrick Morgan write, "Across the city we are seeing more community members exercise their civic muscles, and we invite all Philadelphians to champion the city’s civic spaces, too."

    How you can help Philly reimagine our civic spaces | Opinion
    Philadelphia's growing skyline is not the only sign of the city's ongoing renaissance. Recent and deep investment in the public spaces that bring us together is also a sure signal of our city's revival. This week, Philadelphians welcome two new park projects as they complete the first phase of their development: Centennial Commons in West Fairmount Park and the Rail Park in Callowhill.
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2 days ago

Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse is live...

Alex and the Kaleidoscope giving us some groove tonight!

    Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse
    Alex and the Kaleidoscope giving us some groove tonight!
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2 days ago

Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse was liv...

Alex and the Kaleidoscope giving us some groove tonight!

    Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse
    Alex and the Kaleidoscope giving us some groove tonight!
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3 days ago

Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse added 7...

We're all set to slide today! Tune in for a Facebook live of our main stage at 6 oclock. It's less than an hour away!

    Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse
    Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse added a new photo.
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3 days ago

Last call for Eddie’s Cocktail of the Week! B...

Last call for Eddie’s Cocktail of the Week! Blackberry and raspberry infused Faber Rum, lime, vanilla, ango, Cynar, soda and mint. #phillycocktails #barhygge

    Bar Hygge
    Last call for Eddie's Cocktail of the Week! Blackberry and raspberry infused Faber Rum, lime, vanilla, ango, Cynar, soda and mint. #phillycocktails #barhygge
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3 days ago

The food trucks are here, the stages are set,...

The food trucks are here, the stages are set, and the online ticket sales are CLOSED. Join us at 4 pm for the kickoff, you can get tickets at the door!

    Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse
    The food trucks are here, the stages are set, and the online ticket sales are CLOSED. Join us at 4 pm for the kickoff, you can get tickets at the door!
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3 days ago

Last few days to see "Land, Sea & Sky" - don'...

Last few days to see "Land, Sea & Sky" - don't miss it! https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/land-sea-sky

    Land, Sea & Sky
    Cerulean Arts is pleased to present Land, Sea & Sky featuring work by James Toogood, Joseph Sweeney and Joe Painter. The observable world is the muse for all three artists. James Toogood's carefully rendered watercolor cityscapes emphasize variations of light, texture and atmosphere. His mysteriously depopulated
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3 days ago

“The park is something that everybody owns. I...

“The park is something that everybody owns. It can bring everybody together in a geographic sense, but it’s also a public asset that lots of folks in the neighborhood care about." Read more about Centennial Commons in PlanPhilly: http://planphilly.com/eyesonthestreet/2018/06/13/in-common-centennial-commons-carves-out-space-for-east-parkside-neighbors-to-connect

    In Common: Centennial Commons carves out space for East Parkside neighbors to connect
    A row of richly detailed, Roman brick residences lines the long 4100-4200 blocks of Parkside Avenue, with terra-cotta flourishes, deep-set porches, and Flemish rooflines iced with copper. They were built by a beer baron in the 1890s, attracting solidly middle-class families.
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3 days ago

"Nari Mahima" will focus on the role of women...

"Nari Mahima" will focus on the role of women in Hindu mythology, and proceeds will support Women's Way! Catch this donation-only performance on June 24th at 3 PM #phillydance #phlarts #bharatanatyam #womensway #fundraiser http://ow.ly/D2wI30ku9D9

    The Performance Garage | A Space for Dance
    Our professional dance studio & theater space offer an intimate environment to experience dance. Join us for classes, workshops, rehearsals, and productions!
    http://www.performancegarage.org

3 days ago

What has local food trucks, arts/crafts, yout...

What has local food trucks, arts/crafts, youth performances, a bubble dance party, fun on the Slide, meeting new friends and picnics in the Playground? Kidchella is TONIGHT! The weather is perfect. Come out at 4pm and help us get the party started. You can purchase tickets online https://smithplayground.ticketleap.com/admin/events/kidchella-music-festival-2018. You can also purchase tickets at the door tonight! Power Crunch Honest Tea Philly Art Center Village of Arts & HumanitiesCurbside Creamery Foolish Waffles Brotherly Grub Philly Fry Alex and the Kaleidoscope The Pop Ups MetroKidsSimple Society

    Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse
    What has local food trucks, arts/crafts, youth performances, a bubble dance party, fun on the Slide, meeting new friends and picnics in the Playground? Kidchella is TONIGHT! The weather is perfect....
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3 days ago

We’re celebrating all dads this June in honor...

We’re celebrating all dads this June in honor of Father's Day and our new exhibition Renoir: Father and Son/Painting and Cinema. Book a Renoir exhibition and collection tour for you and your dad scheduled on any date between June 4 and June 17 (Father’s Day), and Dad gets in for free—it’s our treat!⠀ ⠀ ✒ Book: https://www.barnesfoundation.org/whats-on/treat-dad 🎨 Henri Rousseau. The Family (La Famille), between 1890 and 1900.

    The Barnes Foundation
    We're celebrating all dads this June in honor of Father's Day and our new exhibition Renoir: Father and Son/Painting and Cinema. Book a Renoir exhibition and collection tour for you and your dad...
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3 days ago

Corinthian Gardens is participating in Commun...

Corinthian Gardens is participating in Community Gardens Day - Saturday, June 16th from 10am-2pm. Volunteers will be selling lemonade and cookies, and painting faces. Stop by for a garden tour! #communitygardensday Neighborhood Gardens Trust

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3 days ago

  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF A FIVE (5) STORY - TYPE VA CONSTRUCTION - MIXED USE BUILDING WITH ROOF DECK AND ROOF DECK ACCESS STRUCTURE; FOR USE AS EIGHT (8) FAMILY DWELLING WITH VACANT COMMERCIAL SPACES (SEPARATE U&O AND C/O) REQUIRED. ENTIRE BUIDING TO BE SPRINKLER PER NFPA 13 AND EXIT STAIRWAYS TO BE EQUIPPED WITH STANDPIPES. VARIANCE GRANTED UNDER BBS CASE NO. 27969. SEPARATE PERMIT REQUIRED FOR MEP AND FIRE SUPPRESSION WORK.

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    AMEND BUILDIMG FOUMDATION PERMIT #856532 FOR A NEW FOUNDATION DESIGN AS PER PLANS.

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Francisville Community Voting Meeting

Francisville Community Voting Meeting

    Francisville Community Voting Meeting
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4 days ago

Looking for a place to watch FIFA World Cup? ...

Looking for a place to watch FIFA World Cup? Head over to Urban Beach Party sponsor @frankieanns on 23rd & Aspen Streets! Games start at 11am.

    Friends of Eastern State Penitentiary Park (FESPP)
    Looking for a place to watch FIFA World Cup? Head over to Urban Beach Party sponsor @frankieanns on 23rd & Aspen Streets! Games start at 11am.
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4 days ago

The Rise, Fall, & Revival Of North Broad’s Opera Palace

...a-show. Months before his company’s performances at the Academy, Hammerstein purchased property at 858 North Broad Street with the intention of erecting a theater on the site of a mansion belonging to...

...it would threaten the building’s sustainability for years. Many Philadelphians viewed the intersection of Poplar and Broad as too remote from Center City–a “howling wilderness,” in the words of music chronicler...

    The Rise, Fall, & Revival Of North Broad's Opera Palace
    Despite its sizeable dimensions, the Philadelphia Metropolitan Opera House has for many years remained remarkably discreet on North Broad Street, overshadowed by its more obtrusive commercial neighbors. When its doors closed to the public in the 1950s, a fascinating history was sealed, for few now know the Met's cultural significance or can recall the illustrious pageant of artistic performances once presented on its stage.
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4 days ago

Kidchella 2018 is going to be extra special b...

Kidchella 2018 is going to be extra special because it's the fifth year of the fun! Our kickoff is tomorrow, at 4 p.m., but we have two additional dates that the whole family can plan for!

    Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse
    Kidchella 2018 is going to be extra special because it's the fifth year of the fun! Our kickoff is tomorrow, at 4 p.m., but we have two additional dates that the whole family can plan for!
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4 days ago

Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse added 4...

Alex & the Kaleidoscope, Philly Fry, Curbside Creamery and the Village of Arts and Humanities returning to our FIFTH kickoff of the Kidchella Music Festival tomorrow! Will you? If you already know, then you can grab tickets for you and your family at https://smithplayground.ticketleap.com/kidchella-music-festival-2018/

    Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse
    Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse added a new photo.
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4 days ago

Flowering Fronts of Fairmount 2018

6th Annual Spring Cleanup 4/7/2018 9:30am – 12:30PM

    Flowering Fronts of Fairmount 2018
    The 2018 Flowering Fronts of Fairmount Contest is open for registration until 6/30/2018 this year. Please encourage your neighbors with beautiful gardens to sign up. We have some great prizes this year for the winners who will be announced at the Summer Social. Sign up using the link below.
    http://www.fairmountcivicassociation.org

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