5 hours ago

More and more Farm to City farmers' markets o...

More and more Farm to City farmers' markets opening this week and, in case you missed the news, now open: Dickinson Square, Rittenhouse Tuesday, Jefferson, Media, University Square, and even more...read all about them here.

    Farm to City: More Farmers Markets Every Week Now
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8 hours ago

Gratuitous video of a spinning wheel of choco...

Gratuitous video of a spinning wheel of chocolate from our Part of the Plan: Small Business shoot with Muellers Chocolate at Reading Terminal Market today #READYBusiness #PlanToStayOpen #ChocolateEmergency

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Gratuitous video of a spinning wheel of chocolate from our Part of the Plan: Small Business shoot with Muellers Chocolate at Reading Terminal Market today #READYBusiness #PlanToStayOpen...
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8 hours ago

Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management a...

Definitely the sweetest video shoot we ever did. Talking small business preparedness with Mueller's Chocolate at Reading Terminal Market. Insight into weathering any size emergency, coming soon in our monthly Part of the Plan series. Plan...to Stay Open. #READYBusiness

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management added a new photo.
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9 hours ago

It’s a beautiful day in the #neighBEARDhood !...

It’s a beautiful day in the #neighBEARDhood ! Check out John Jarboe and The Bearded Ladies in a preview of You Can Never Go Down The Drain at The Wilma's Theater Lovers Fete. Mx. Rogers comes to the Wilma on June 20! Get your tickets here --> https://goo.gl/So65DV

    The Wilma Theater
    It's a beautiful day in the #neighBEARDhood ! Check out John Jarboe and The Bearded Ladies in a preview of You Can Never Go Down The Drain at The Wilma's Theater Lovers Fete. Mx. Rogers comes to...
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9 hours ago

Next Wednesday, May 30, we are thrilled to we...

Next Wednesday, May 30, we are thrilled to welcome singer/songwriter/novelist Wesley Stace for a special performance created especially for the Rosenbach. "Cabinet of One" will weave music and literature into an unforgettable and highly entertaining evening. Join us!

    Wesley Stace's Cabinet of One
    Wesley Stace's Cabinet of One riffs on the singer-songwriter's New York variety show, which features musicians, poets, writers and comedians. Cabinet of One distills the vaudevillian spirit of these monthly showcases into a unique solo performance created especially for the Rosenbach.
    https://rosenbach.org

9 hours ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared DVLF...

Tonight’s #ONOPhilly is postponed until next Wed., 5/30!

    DVLF
    ONO has rescheduled tonight's happy hour at Uptown Beer Garden due to weather. The new date is Wednesday, May 30th! Registration will remain open for tickets and we still hope to see everyone there!...
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9 hours ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Wawa Welcome America Just Unveiled Its 2018 Schedule
    There's a lot to be excited for, including the usual goodies (free hoagies!), and also some new surprises. This year's Wawa Welcome America festival looks like it's going to be an especially good one.
    https://www.phillymag.com

10 hours ago

There's another reading in the studio tonight...

There's another reading in the studio tonight! Come out early and/or stay late!

    Plays & Players
    There's another reading in the studio tonight! Come out early and/or stay late!
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11 hours ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market added 7 new photo...

First day of the Rittenhouse Tuesday market. Every Tuesday now from 10am to 2pm. First strawberries of the season too.

    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market
    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market added a new photo.
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11 hours ago

Happy National Memo Day! Our holdings are br...

Happy National Memo Day! Our holdings are brimming with memorandums from a variety of government agencies. Memorandums are written messages which can document anything: the installation of a new water fountain, organizational changes, policies, and much more. Featured here is a memorandum related to the archaeological investigation at El Morro, which is part of the San Juan National Historic Site in Puerto Rico. This memo details the work that has already been performed and also includes photographic attachments to document progress made on the dig. Check out the rest of this memo here: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/40304916. Want to learn more about our holdings? You can check out 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. This post was written by Megan Kelly, Research and Writing Intern with the National Archives at Philadelphia. #NationalMemoDay #Memo #Memorandum #FindYourPark #NPS

    National Archives at Philadelphia
    Happy National Memo Day! Our holdings are brimming with memorandums from a variety of government agencies. Memorandums are written messages which can document anything: the installation of a new...
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13 hours ago

The schedule is out for this year's Welcome A...

The schedule is out for this year's Welcome America celebration. 7 days and 50 events to mark our nation's independence in the city where it all started. Check out the schedule and also sign up for free text alerts from the City. Text AMERICA to 888-777 and stay connected to developing weather, event, and public safety information. #July4thPhilly 🇺🇲️ https://welcomeamerica.com/events/

    Events - Welcome America 2018
    The festival is traveling into the local communities! Philadelphia is much more than our downtown. Discover a new neighborhood or enjoy a staycation. For a look at where we'll be, explore below:
    https://welcomeamerica.com

29 hours ago

Updated 20 hours ago

Parking

Is there anywhere in Philly to securely park a small 10" moving truck overnight?

  • From the sounds of it, you want to pay an indoor garage to do so. there are two in the 1500 block of Latimer that I know of, plenty of others in town too.

32 hours ago

Come get your music on

Come get your music on

    Seger Park
    Come get your music on
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32 hours ago

Seger Park shared Bria Anneí Young's post.

Sign your kids up today for this fun camp!

    Bria Anneí Young
    FREE basketball summer camp for kids grades 4-8th located at Seger Park this summer. To sign up visit: BriaYoungBasketball.com/programs
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33 hours ago

Explore what it takes to create an enduring m...

Explore what it takes to create an enduring monster at our Hands-On Tour this Friday, May 25, featuring Bram Stoker’s handwritten notes for Dracula.

    Hands-On Tour: Dracula
    Join us for this rare peek into some of the most personal and emotional writing in our collections. From the aching yearnings of poet John Keats to the dying wishes of a Civil War solider, the Rosenbach is home to a variety of love letters.
    https://rosenbach.org

33 hours ago

Beer Garden, Beethoven, and tales from the Bo...

Beer Garden, Beethoven, and tales from the Bone Room here at The Mütter Museum! https://mailchi.mp/collegeofphysicians/beer-beethoven

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    Beer Garden, Beethoven, and tales from the Bone Room here at The Mütter Museum! https://mailchi.mp/collegeofphysicians/beer-beethoven
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33 hours ago

We hope you have the opportunity to attend th...

We hope you have the opportunity to attend the reception and exhibition of our Gallery Store artist Saleem Ahmed at Gravy Studio, who is proud to present Ahmed’s first gallery exhibit of his series Rani Road. Rani Road Photographs by Saleem Ahmed June 1st - 30th, 2018 First Friday Opening Reception at Gravy Studio : June 1st, 6-10pm https://www.gravy-studio.com/rani-road-saleem-ahmed

    The Print Center
    We hope you have the opportunity to attend the reception and exhibition of our Gallery Store artist Saleem Ahmed at Gravy Studio, who is proud to present Ahmed's first gallery exhibit of his series...
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34 hours ago

We hope you make it to CHAD’s semi-annual cel...

We hope you make it to CHAD’s semi-annual celebration of students’ work on Friday, June 1 from 3 to 6pm. Congrats to the students and teachers! We are happy to have CHAD as a partner through our AISP (Artists-in-Schools Program) where we bring a full year of art classes focused on photography and printmaking to Philadelphia public high schools student, thank you!

    SpringFest 18 | Center / Architecture + Design
    CHAD engages and educates Philadelphia students through the power of design thinking and introduction to creative career opportunities. In pursuing its mission, CHAD values and believes that collaboration builds community, creative thinking empowers dreams of what will be, passion develops the skill to sustain excellence, and stewardship inspires responsible care of financial, physical and human resources.
    https://www.philadelphiacfa.org

35 hours ago

In October 2017 The Chirurgeon's Apprentice D...

In October 2017 The Chirurgeon's Apprentice Dr. Lindsey Fitzharris came to The Mütter Museum to discuss her book, The Butchering Art, about Joseph Lister and Victorian Medicine. Mütter Curator Anna Dhody invited Dr. Fitzharris for a behind the scenes tour. In this video they end up in our Bone Room, where they discuss 19th century medicine, from tuberculosis to child birth, and antisepsis to anatomy…

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    In October 2017 The Chirurgeon's Apprentice Dr. Lindsey Fitzharris came to The Mütter Museum to discuss her book, The Butchering Art, about Joseph Lister and Victorian Medicine. Mütter Curator Anna...
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36 hours ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market added 4 new photo...

The Tuesday farmers' market opens tomorrow, 10am-2pm, with Rineer Family Farms, Hands on the Earth Orchard, Aurora Grace Chocolates & Bakery, and Shiloh Farm from Downington. In the next week weeks, we're joined by even more local food producers. See you tomorrow morning for the beginning of the Tuesday season.

    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market
    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market added a new photo.
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37 hours ago

25+ Excellent Things To Do In Philly This Week, May 21-28

Where:PHS Pop Up Garden, 1438 South Street

Where:Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, 1020 South Street

This article has 20 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Where:Franklin Square, 200 N. 6th Street

Where:Spruce Street Harbor Park, 301 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:The Fillmore, 29 E. Allen Street

Where:Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch Street

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

Where:Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street

...through Memorial Day at this sprawling green space in South Philadelphia at the corner of Broad Street and Pattison Avenue (across the street from AT&T Station and the sports complex...

Where:FDR Park, 1500 Pattison Avenue & S. Broad Street

Where:The Academy of Natural Sciences, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

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

Where:Cruiser Olympia at Independence Seaport Museum, 211 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Philadelphia Building, 1315 Walnut Street

Where:Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Various locations including National Mechanics, 2701, 22 S. 3rd Street

Where:Bok Bar, 800 Mifflin Street

Where:Lithuanian Music Hall Association, 2715 E. Allegheny Avenue

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

Where:Festival Pier at Penn's Landing, 601 N. Columbus Boulevard

Where:The Mann Center, 5201 Parkside Avenue

Where:Morris Arboretum, 100 E. Northwestern Avenue

    25+ Excellent Things To Do In Philly This Week, May 21-28
    Sail Philadelphia | Photo by M. Stanley for Delaware River Waterfront Corporation Memorial Day weekend happenings, a free fireworks show, Sail Philadelphia, opening of Bok Bar and more... Memorial Day weekend welcomes the unofficial start of summer - and there's no shortage of awesome things to do.
    https://www.uwishunu.com

42 hours ago

2 days 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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2 days 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

2 days ago

  • Help Us Make Claymations Easier AND Start Our Art Library!

    Ms. Arrivello is asking for $595.88:
    My students need claymation supplies and an artist library!! Students need clay to mold, clamps to hold their phones while using an animation app and books for reference and knowledge of master artworks!
    Academy at Palumbo Comment

2 days 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

3 days 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...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days 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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3 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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4 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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4 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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4 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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4 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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4 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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4 days ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

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

4 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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4 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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4 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!

    https://www.facebook.com

4 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

4 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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4 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

4 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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4 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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4 days ago

Young Friends of Rittenhouse Square updated t...

https://yfrittenhouse.ticketleap.com/2018yfballonthesquare/

    Young Friends of Rittenhouse Square
    https://yfrittenhouse.ticketleap.com/2018yfballonthesquare/
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4 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
    http://web-extract.constantcontact.com

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