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Philadelphia Folklore Project added 12 new ph...

We had a great time with our guests at our Liwetan Feast. More than a dozen guests joined PFP members at a long table lined with banana leaf, covered with steamed rice and assorted Indonesian dishes provided by Pecel Ndeso. Liwetan is a tradition from East Java, Indonesia, to mark a special ritual, life stage or for celebration. Typically, friends and families gather to enjoy foods served on banana leaves, which enhance the aroma and aesthetic of the food! The Liwetan feast usually includes 6 courses served together: rice, variety of side dishes, sambal chilli, cracker, vegetables & meat. Proceeds from the Philadelphia Folklore Project dinner will go towards advancing our mission to sustain vital and diverse living cultural heritage in communities in our region through collaborative projects, research, documentation and education, prioritizing folk and traditional arts in service of social change.

    Philadelphia Folklore Project
    Philadelphia Folklore Project, Philadelphia, PA. 2,205 likes · 54 talking about this · 260 were here. We began in 1987: part of a small but significant...
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12 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared A T...

    A Thousand Words Graphic Arts
    A Thousand Words Graphic Arts, Port Saint Lucie, FL. 31K likes. A visual interpretation of Rock-n-Roll History, Current Issues, and Politics!
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13 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared a l...

    John Coltrane's Lost Album A 'Buried Treasure' For Jazz Fans
    On March 6, 1963, John Coltrane and his quartet arrived at Van Gelder Studios in New Jersey to record an album. It was a busy time for the group, which featured pianist McCoy Tyner, bassist Jimmy Garrison and drummer Elvin Jones.
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34 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared a link.

    Police: 5-Year-Old Boy Killed In West Philadelphia Hit-And-Run
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A 5-year-old boy was killed in a hit-and-run in West Philadelphia on Friday afternoon. Police say crews were called out to the 5000 block of Irving Street shortly after 4 p.m. for a child struck by a vehicle. When they arrived on scene, they found 5-year-old Xavier Moy critically injured.
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2 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared a link.

    Employment
    The HR Manager is responsible for ensuring that Mariposa Food Co-op maintains compliance with federal, state and local labor laws, and with its internal policies and procedures regarding the employment of staff.
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2 days ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared WHYY's video.

    WHYY
    Experience a North Philly story ten years in the making. #QuestFilmPBS premieres June 18 at 10 p.m. on WHYY-TV.
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2 days ago

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    EZ PERMIT STANDARDS ALTERATIONS- FOR ALTERATIONS TO AN EXISTING ONE FAMILY DWELLING AS PER ATTACHED STANDARD. DEVIATIONS FROM THIS STANDARD WILL RESULT IN PERMIT REVOCATION AND REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION PLANS.

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    ADD SIDE BAY AT SECOND FLOOR.

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  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    FOR INTERIOR LEVEL 2 ALTERATIONS TO CREATE THREE DWELLING UNITS IN AN EXISTING STRUCTURE AS PER PLANS. SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR ALL MECHANICAL, ELECTRICAL, PLUMBING AND FIRE SUPPRESSION WORK.

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    FRAMING FOR A NEW BAY AT SIDE OF EXISTING BUILDING.

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2 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared A M...

    A Mighty Girl
    Twenty-two years ago today, Keshia Thomas was 18 years old when the KKK held a rally in her home town of Ann Arbor, Michigan. Hundreds of protesters turned out to tell the white supremacist...
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2 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Res...

    Resources West Philly
    Resources West Philly. 713 likes · 134 talking about this. providing resources and information, mainly in west philly, pass it on. contact me via messages for questions Or mack_miya@yahoo.com...
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3 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Al ...

    Al Jazeera English
    Nigeria wants its bronze statues back. So the British have offered to loan it to them.
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3 days ago

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    INSTALL NEW FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM COMPLYING WITH NFPA 13R THROUGHOUT THE BUILDING TO INCLUDE 2" MAIN FIRE SERVICE LINE AND 2" WILKINS 350XL BACKFLOW PREVENTION ASSEMBLY AS PER APPROVED PLANS. ALL WORK SHALL BE PERFORMED BY A FIRE SUPPRESSION CONTRACTOR LICENSED BY THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA.

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    REPLACE 4 GANG METER SOCKET WITH 5 GANG METER TO SEPERATE HOUSE METER AND 1ST FLOOR APARTMENT (EXISTING 200AMP SERVICE)AS PER 2008 NEC(WEST DISTRICT) ADDITIONAL ELECTRICAL PERMIT & PLANS WILL BE REQUIRED FOR THE INTERIOR WIRING OF NEW 4TH UNIT

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3 days ago

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3 days ago

MISS PIB, PRINCESS OF THE YEAR 2018

MISS PIB, PRINCESS OF THE YEAR 2018

    Kingsessing Recreation Center
    MISS PIB, PRINCESS OF THE YEAR 2018
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3 days ago

Bravohood, the BEST is yet to come!!!!!

Bravohood, the BEST is yet to come!!!!!

    Kingsessing Recreation Center
    Bravohood, the BEST is yet to come!!!!!
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3 days ago

A night of Dreams coming true, PIBEES 20

A night of Dreams coming true, PIBEES 20

    Kingsessing Recreation Center
    A night of Dreams coming true, PIBEES 20
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3 days ago

PIBEEs 20th Anniversary Ambiance

PIBEEs 20th Anniversary Ambiance

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    PIBEEs 20th Anniversary Ambiance
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3 days ago

Princess in Bloom thanks the Kingsessing Recr...

Princess in Bloom thanks the Kingsessing Recreation Center Advisory Council for their support with our 20th Anniversary Celebration

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3 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Project M.E.O.W (...

    Project M.E.O.W (Make Every One Wanted)
    Can you help me-owt??? My owners (not nice people!) moved and abandoned me & my furry friends. How could they leave us with no food or water for weeks?? I am the last one to be caught. All I wanted...
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3 days ago

Kingsessing Recreation Center shared Southwes...

Meeting tonight at the Rec Center!

    Southwest CDC
    SEPTA Arsenal Interlocking Project Community Meeting Kingsessing Recreation Center June 21, 2018 6pm - 7pm AGENDA 1. Introductions 2. Project Changes Update Jack Lauser, Senior Director Rail...
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4 days ago

Kingsessing Recreation Center shared a post.

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4 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Buz...

    BuzzFeed FYI
    "The Millisecond My Hands Left the Rail, It Was An Instant Regret" (WARNING: this video contains subject matter regarding suicide and may be triggering to some people)
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4 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Smi...

    Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
    Odetta Holmes, commonly known as Odetta, was born in 1930 in Birmingham, Alabama. She was a folk, blues, and jazz singer, songwriter and human rights activist. As a major figure in the American folk...
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4 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Fri...

    City Council approves first 64 Rebuild sites: Here's what's coming! | Office of the Mayor
    In early June 2018, City Council approved the first round of sites for Rebuild! Here's what that means and why that's important. Rebuild is the City's program to improve parks, rec centers, playgrounds, and libraries across Philly's neighborhoods. Most sites will be funded through bonds paid for by the Philadelphia Beverage Tax.
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5 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Fre...

    6 things to know about Juneteenth and why it matters more than ever
    Today is Juneteenth, also known as Juneteenth Independence Day or Freedom Day, which commemorates the emancipation from slavery in the United States. In honor of the day, and the critical turning point it represents, we rounded up six facts: As historian Henry Louis Gates explains in this post, Juneteenth (a portmanteau of sorts of June and 19th) marks the day in 1865 when the Union Army's Maj.
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5 days ago

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    ERECTION OF A DETACHED STRUCTURE WITH TWO (2) ROOF ACCESS STRUCTURES FOR USE AS MULTI FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING (FOUR (4) DWELLIING UNITS) WITH ROOF DECKS. (SIZE AND LOCATION AS PER PLANS)

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5 days ago

karenchristine552 posted 2 photos to Flickr:

5 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared a l...

    'Black Panther' Star Just Gave His MTV Award To Someone Who Truly Deserves It
    "Black Panther" actor Chadwick Boseman received an award for playing a superhero, but chose to give it away to a real-life superhero. The Marvel star was accepting his MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Hero in a Movie when he called James Shaw Jr. up to the stage.
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5 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Smi...

    Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
    On June 19, 1865, two and a half years after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, Union General Gordon Granger rode into Galveston, Texas to free the remaining slaves. Due...
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