3 hours ago

For those going to the beach this Memorial Da...

For those going to the beach this Memorial Day Weekend, please keep the following in mind: It`s quite a bit different swimming in the ocean versus a pool. One of the main threats to swimmers in the ocean are rip currents. A rip current is a small-scale surf zone current moving away from the beach. If you`re a weak swimmer, it is recommended to swim with a strong swimmer and/or a flotation device nearby. Remember, a low risk of rip currents (like the risk forecast for today) does not mean no risk! Life threatening rip currents often still occur near jetties, reefs, and piers. There were 8 rip-current fatalities last year alone in New Jersey. The vast majority of these rip current victims swam at unguarded beaches. Always swim in the presence of a life guard! The latest rip current forecast is available at www.weather.gov/beach/phi/

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    For those going to the beach this Memorial Day Weekend, please keep the following in mind: It`s quite a bit different swimming in the ocean versus a pool. One of the main threats to swimmers in the...
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12 hours ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market added 9 new photo...

We're back this Saturday for our biggest market of the year! Stroll through the entire market, up Walnut and down 18th Street, and say hello to many of your favorite food producers, back for the first time this year. We are so excited to bring you all this local food and spring flowers, inlcuding the first of the 2018 strawberries.

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

East Point Breeze Neighbors is with Kevin Dev...

Come drink with us! EPBN Happy hour till 7 at Second District Brewing - the snacks have been ordered! 🍻🍺

    East Point Breeze Neighbors
    Come drink with us! EPBN Happy hour till 7 at Second District Brewing - the snacks have been ordered! 🍻🍺
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16 hours ago

92nd ANNUAL solo exhibitions: Daniel W. Cobur...

92nd ANNUAL solo 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. This project is an extension of my examination of the family photo album. In “Becoming a Specter” I make images in an effort to describe the anxiety and psychological estrangement one experiences during times of political and social unrest. I think of this project as a form of aesthetic defiance. It is my goal to expand the perimeter of visual ephemera that might be considered for new iterations of the family album. - Daniel W. Coburn Image: Daniel W. Coburn, Untitled, work from “Becoming a Specter”, 2018, Archival pigment prints, 16” x 20”, Edition of 12 http://printcenter.org/100/92nd-solo-shows/

    The Print Center
    92nd ANNUAL solo 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. This...
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17 hours ago

Realtor friends: come check out some local sc...

Realtor friends: come check out some local schools, including Arthur! Get your tickets here: realtortour.eventbrite.com

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Realtor friends: come check out some local schools, including Arthur! Get your tickets here: realtortour.eventbrite.com
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19 hours ago

During our House Tour: Love Stories this Satu...

During our House Tour: Love Stories this Saturday, May 26, you’ll hear dramatic, playful, and sometimes scandalous tales of love behind fine art or rare books in our collection.

    House Tour: Love Stories
    During this hour-long thematic tour of the Rosenbach brothers' home, you'll hear dramatic, playful, and sometimes scandalous tales of love behind fine art or rare books in our collection. Bring a date, bring a friend, or just bring yourself to explore the comedy and tragedy of love this May.
    https://rosenbach.org

21 hours ago

Sunshine will be on the increase through this...

Sunshine will be on the increase through this afternoon along with lowering humidity and a northwesterly breeze. A nice stretch of weather is expected for the next several days.

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    Sunshine will be on the increase through this afternoon along with lowering humidity and a northwesterly breeze. A nice stretch of weather is expected for the next several days.
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24 hours ago

Greenfield Home and School Association shared...

We ❤️ Mr. Neary!

    Philadelphia READS
    We are so thankful to have teachers like John Neary, Greenfield Albert MSchool, in our community. He is a mentor for an extra-curricular club called "Read, Lead, Succeed", and in recognition of...
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24 hours ago

Get your SPRING FAIR TICKETS before and after...

Get your SPRING FAIR TICKETS before and after school, in the play yard l! Avoid ticket lines by prepurchasing tickets with cash or check made to Greenfield HSA.

    Greenfield Home and School Association
    Greenfield Home and School Association, Philadelphia, PA. 632 likes · 67 talking about this · 85 were here. We aim to promote the partnership between home, school and the community.
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24 hours ago

A HAPPY HOUR will replace our May general mee...

A HAPPY HOUR will replace our May general meeting tonight, Wednesday, May 23rd! Join us at Second District Brewing 5-7PM for $2 off pints. Come early for door prizes. Bancroft + McKean Streets. http://epbneighbors.org/news/2018/5/23/epbn-happy-hour-tonight/

    EPBN Happy Hour Tonight - 2018 - News - East Point Breeze Neighbors
    Newbold Neighbors Association strives to engage residents, support sustainable development, promote local businesses, and strengthen our community through clean streets, greening efforts, public safety, planning, and outreach. The Association takes action through regular general and committee meetings, and serves the community and the City of Philadelphia as a valuable link to various programs and operations of local government.
    http://epbneighbors.org

31 hours ago

  • ZONING PERMIT

    PROPOSE ROOF TOP DECK WITH A PILOT HOUSE IN AN EXISTING TWO STORY SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING.

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    PROPOSE ROOF TOP DECK WITH A PILOT HOUSE IN AN EXISTING TWO STORY SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING.

    909 S 25TH ST Issued May 21, 2018 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL NEW 200AMP ELECTRICAL SERVICE WITH A 200AMP ELECTRICAL BOX ONLY WITH NO ADDITIONAL WIRING AS PER 2008 NEC (SOUTH DISTRICT)

    2449 CARPENTER ST Issued May 21, 2018 Comment

38 hours ago

More rain is moving into our region (yes, aga...

More rain is moving into our region (yes, again...). Strong thunderstorms are possible, but primarily south of our region, through they could move into Talbot and Caroline Counties in Maryland through the early evening. For the rest of our region, chances for light showers continue through the overnight hours. For the latest radar, visit https://radar.weather.gov/Conus/northeast.php

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39 hours ago

Friends of Chester Arthur shared South of Sou...

Three cheers for William and many thanks to South of South Neighborhood Association for recognizing an amazing student at Arthur! #3Bs #wildcatpride

    South of South Neighborhood Association
    We stopped by Chester A Arthur Elementary School today to award 5th grader William the SOSNA Michelle Cutner Award for being a great student, a good classmate, and having stellar work ethic. Congrats...
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40 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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40 hours ago

If you're looking for employment, please join...

If you're looking for employment, please join us this Thursday for our employment session with the Philadelphia Parking Authority.

    Unity In The Community
    If you're looking for employment, please join us this Thursday for our employment session with the Philadelphia Parking Authority.
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43 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

44 hours ago

Before becoming an officer in the #Rebellion,...

Before becoming an officer in the #Rebellion, #HanSolo was a Lieutenant at the Imperial Academy. Only 2 days until #Solo: A Star Wars Story premieres at the Prince Theater!

    Prince Theater
    Before becoming an officer in the #Rebellion, #HanSolo was a Lieutenant at the Imperial Academy. Only 2 days until #Solo: A Star Wars Story premieres at the Prince Theater!
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45 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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45 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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45 hours ago

Center City District shared The Architect's N...

    An interactive fountain driven by train traffic is coming to Philadelphia's Center City
    Pulse, a snaking public art piece linked to the Dilworth Park fountain in Philadelphia, will soon be showing commuters what's going on underneath their feet. The fountain sits in front of Philadelphia City Hall in Center City, and sculptor Janet Echelman will soon be realizing a light-and-mist installation that will track underground SEPTA trains in real time, thanks to a $325,000 grant from the William Penn Foundation.
    https://archpaper.com

46 hours ago

Did you know that this is National Safe Boati...

Did you know that this is National Safe Boating Week? When going out on a boat, it is always good to have a plan and be prepared. For a lot more information, check out the following web site: https://www.weather.gov/safety/safeboating-week

    National Safe Boating Week: May 19-25, 2018
    The National Weather Service has partnered with the National Safe Boating Council, a NOAA Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador™ to help promote safe boating practices. During Safe Boating Week, NWS will send a Public Information Statement and broadcast public service announcements on NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards.
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47 hours ago

Did you know that young people who participat...

Did you know that young people who participate in the arts are 4 times more likely to be recognized for academic achievement? FoCA is proud to support the drama club @ Arthur and we can't wait for the 2018 show! Come support the arts! Thursday March 31st at 5pm.

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Did you know that young people who participate in the arts are 4 times more likely to be recognized for academic achievement? FoCA is proud to support the drama club @ Arthur and we can't wait for...
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2 days ago

Board the #MillenniumFalcon and journey to a ...

Board the #MillenniumFalcon and journey to a galaxy far, far away in #SOLO: A Star Wars Story, an all-new adventure with the most beloved scoundrel in the galaxy—#HanSolo. 3 days left until the Thursday, May 24th advance screenings at the Prince Theater: http://filmadelphia.org/events/solo-star-wars/

    SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY at the Prince Theater - Tickets on Sale!
    RON HOWARD | USA | 2018 | 143 MIN | PG-13 Board the Millennium Falcon and journey to a galaxy far, far away in "Solo: A Star Wars Story," an all-new adventure with the most beloved scoundrel in the galaxy.
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2 days ago

Point Breeze Community Development Coalition ...

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    Grays Ferry Civic Association
    Grays Ferry Civic Association added a new photo.
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2 days 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

2 days 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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2 days 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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2 days 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

2 days 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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2 days 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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2 days ago

Here at our office in Mount Holly, we've obse...

Here at our office in Mount Holly, we've observed rain every day for the past 11 days straight. We are excited that we expect this streak to end today! Unfortunately, we expect more rain showers and storms tomorrow, but things should clear up and dry out through the beginning of the weekend. Expect to see a lot of ☀️ by the end of the week! Enjoy! 🌞

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3 days ago

3 days ago

This high-resolution visible imagery from the...

This high-resolution visible imagery from the GOES-16 satellite captured an unique wave cloud structure called an undular bore that formed off the New Jersey coast late this afternoon. The undular bore formed as rain-cooled air that developed out ahead of a line of showers and thunderstorms (also known as a gust front or outflow boundary) moved off the coast and into stable marine air (because the ocean waters are still very cold).

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    This high-resolution visible imagery from the GOES-16 satellite captured an unique wave cloud structure called an undular bore that formed off the New Jersey coast late this afternoon. The undular...
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3 days ago

EPBN ☔ May⚡News - Beer, Jobs, Elections -

EPBN ☔ May⚡News - Beer, Jobs, Elections -

    EPBN ☔ May⚡News - Beer, Jobs, Elections
    Dear Friends & Neighbors, HAPPY HOUR will replace our May general meeting on Wednesday, May 23rd! Join us at Second District Brewing 5-7PM for $2 off pints. Come early for door prizes. Bancroft + McKean Streets. In this newsletter, you'll find updates from each of our committees, and a new section called City Resources.
    https://mailchi.mp

3 days ago

After several days of cool and wet weather, t...

After several days of cool and wet weather, temperatures are finally on the rise this morning! Most locations are already well into the 70s and we expect afternoon highs to be around the 80° mark, give or take a few degrees. It'll be a humid one, though! Showers and storms remain possible today and Tuesday. Much more pleasant and dry weather settles into the region by the middle of the week with highs around 80° and lows around 60°.

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    After several days of cool and wet weather, temperatures are finally on the rise this morning! Most locations are already well into the 70s and we expect afternoon highs to be around the 80° mark,...
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4 days ago

  • ZONING PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF ROOF DECK ACCESSED BY A ROOF DECK ACCESS STRUCTURE IN AN EXISTING SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING, SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN THE APPLICATION/PLAN.

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  • ADDITION PERMIT

    FOR THE INTERIOR / EXTERIOR ALTERATION AND RENOVATION WITH ROOF DECK ACCESSED BY A PILOTHOUSE IN AN EXISTING SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING AS PER PLANS, ** UNDERPINNING FOUNDATION NOT PART OF THIS PERMIT **

    2203 CHRISTIAN ST Issued May 17, 2018 Comment

4 days ago

A Flood Warning is in effect through early Su...

A Flood Warning is in effect through early Sunday morning for a small portion of Kent County, DE and Caroline County, MD, where flooding is imminent along the Choptank River . The river gauge at Greensboro, MD continues to rise in response to the heavy rains (3-6") over the past few days and should reach minor flood stage this evening.

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    A Flood Warning is in effect through early Sunday morning for a small portion of Kent County, DE and Caroline County, MD, where flooding is imminent along the Choptank River . The river gauge at...
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4 days 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

4 days ago

Just in time for Summer: fun new t-shirts in ...

Just in time for Summer: fun new t-shirts in heathered purple, green, and gray, and onesies in lavender and green. $20 helps continue NICE's support of G.W. Childs Elementary and keeps you looking good all Summer long! These will be available at the NICE Night fundraiser at On Point Bistro on Sunday, May 20.

    Neighbors Investing in Childs Elementary
    Just in time for Summer: fun new t-shirts in heathered purple, green, and gray, and onesies in lavender and green. $20 helps continue NICE's support of G.W. Childs Elementary and keeps you looking...
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4 days 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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4 days ago

Neighbors Investing in Childs Elementary shar...

    On Point Bistro
    Philly, Stop in for dinner and check out some art from the local elementary school- GW Childs. Art will be on display through Sunday when we cap off the night with a sold- out fundraiser by NICE...
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4 days ago

US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Moun...

Good morning! Light to moderate rain is currently making its way through the area ahead of an approaching warm front to our south. As this warm front moves northward through our area today, rainfall will begin to taper off and temperatures will begin to rise this afternoon through Sunday when many locations will warm to around 80°! However, scattered showers will remain possible through Sunday.

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly added a new photo.
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5 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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5 days ago

  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 2 OF SIMGLE ZOME DUCTLESS SYSTEMS 1000 BTU AND INSTALL 1 OF MULTI ZONE DUCTLESS SYSTEMS 36,000 BTU.

    2449 CARPENTER ST Issued May 16, 2018 Comment
  • ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT

    AMEND PERMIT 789986 TO ENCLOSED STAIR HALL AT 4TH FLOOR LEVELS TO ROOF DECKS WITH NEW WALL AND DOOR, INSTALL 8" DROP LINTEL AT 4TH FLOOR STAIR CEILING (GOING DOWN TO 3RD FLOOR) AS PER REVISED PLANS.

    2132 CHRISTIAN ST Issued May 15, 2018 Comment

5 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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