1 hour ago

Police: 5 men wanted for robbery in Center City

They say a 25-year-old man was walking on the 200 block of South Broad Street around 12:30 a.m. on May 22nd when the suspects surrounded him.

    Police: 5 men wanted for robbery in Center City
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW TOP VIDEOS Investigators are searching for five men involved in a robbery in Center City, Philadelphia. They say a 25-year-old man was walking on the 200 block of South Broad Street around 12:30 a.m. on May 22nd when the suspects surrounded him.
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2 hours ago

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

    Philadelphia cuts the ribbon on its own "High Line" park
    After years of planning and handwringing over fundraising, the first phase of Philadelphia's own " High Line," the transformation of the Reading Viaduct rail line, was opened to the public last Thursday. Although the Rail Park 's first spur is only a quarter mile long, the rail line will be twice as long and wide as New York's High Line when fully built out.
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3 hours ago

The Rosenbach posted 2 photos.

#OTD in 1794 Declaration of Independence signer Richard Henry Lee died in his home in Chantilly, Va. In this autograph letter dated [May] 4, 1778 to John Page of Williamsburg, Va Lee expresses concerns about the states’ recent treaty with France and its possible effects on Britain’s policy toward them. [Rosenbach AMs 776/13] Our copy of the first Rhode Island printing of the Declaration of Independence will be on view for our WAWA Welcome America open house on Saturday, June 30.

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3 hours ago

In case you’ve ever wondered what a narwhal s...

In case you’ve ever wondered what a narwhal sounds like, researchers in Greenland now have the answer. https://nyti.ms/2JHMa0K

    Listen to the Sounds of Narwhals That Have Been Elusive to Science
    As melting ice opens east Greenland to petroleum prospectors and cruises, scientists are rushing to study the noises made by a remote population of toothed whales. You'd think that narwhals couldn't be more enchanting. These elusive, ice-dodging, deep-diving whales have 10-foot snaggletoothed tusks, and they see with sound.
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4 hours ago

Last Call: Be sure to submit your application...

Last Call: Be sure to submit your application for the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance Project Stream. The 2018-19 Project Stream applications are due TOMORROW June 20, 2018. See below for full Eligibility and Guidelines. https://philaculture.org/projectstream?utm_campaign=grants&utm_medium=email&utm_source=culturewire

    Project Stream
    Any individual artist, nonprofit, or fiscally-sponsored organization in the 5-county Philadelphia region is invited to apply for a Project Stream grant for up to $2,500 in funding for an arts-specific project. Funded by Pennsylvania Council on the Arts and administered through the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, Project Stream makes competitive grants for innovative, community-based arts projects in any genre, including performances, exhibitions, readings and more.
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5 hours ago

Aggravated Assault 600 Lindley Ave DC 18 35 049971

Aggravated Assault Stabbing 201 S Broad St DC 18 06 024622 - Duration: 1:10. PhiladelphiaPolice 1,735 views

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Aggravated Assault 600 Lindley Ave DC 18 35 049971

Commerical Robbery 2211 Stenton Ave DC 18 14 0047590 - Duration: 2:38. PhiladelphiaPolice 375 views

Theft Arson Pattern 47XX Osage Ave 4101 Sansom St DC 18 18 023412 DC 18 18 026818 - Duration: 1:56. 1,381 views

    Aggravated Assault 600 Lindley Ave DC 18 35 049971
    On Thursday June 14, 2018, at 8:10 PM, the victim, a 10 year-old-male, was in the front passenger seat of a van traveling east on the 600 block of Lindley Avenue. A group of juveniles are captured on surveillance video walking west, throwing objects at passing cars.
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6 hours ago

Center City District shared a link.

    SEPTA shows off new look for City Hall transit center
    SEPTA introduced Tuesday the first stage of its multiyear, multimillion dollar project to remake the tunnels beneath Center City into a more attractive pedestrian concourse through the heart of Philadelphia. "SEPTA long saw the potential to transform these corridors into a place with a clear and welcoming identity," said Jeff Knueppel, the transit agency's general manager.
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6 hours ago

Seger Park shared their post.

Not just for dogs...see you tonight.

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    Come get your music on
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6 hours ago

For the second year in a row, the Free Librar...

For the second year in a row, the Free Library of Philadelphia's Summer of Wonder summer reading initiative is teaming up with us to offer free admission for families to the museum! Learn more: https://libwww.freelibrary.org/blog/post/3371

    Blog: Journey Around the World at the Rosenbach This Summer!
    For the second year in a row, Summer of Wonder is teaming up with the Rosenbach to offer free admission for families to the museum! Once you step through the museum's stately front doors, you'll find a house filled with wacky and wonderful things that will delight and enchant the entire family.
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6 hours ago

Robbery 211 S Broad St DC 18 06 021970

Robbery 211 S Broad St DC 18 06 021970

...12:30 am, the victim, a 25 year-old-male, was walking alone on the 200 block of South Broad Street when he encountered five unknown males who were approaching him. The males surrounded the complainant...

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Theft 720 Sansom St DC 18 06 025575 - Duration: 2:02. PhiladelphiaPolice 947 views

Commerical Robbery 2211 Stenton Ave DC 18 14 0047590 - Duration: 2:38. 375 views

    Robbery 211 S Broad St DC 18 06 021970
    On Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at 12:30 am, the victim, a 25 year-old-male, was walking alone on the 200 block of South Broad Street when he encountered five unknown males who were approaching him. The males surrounded the complainant at which time the complainant handed over his iPhone X, and his wallet containing $40 and various credit cards.
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7 hours ago

Wanted: Suspects for Robbery in the 6th District [VIDEO]

...12:30 am, the victim, a 25 year-old-male, was walking alone on the 200 block of South Broad Street when he encountered five unknown males who were approaching him. The males surrounded the complainant...

    Philly Police Blog | Wanted: Suspects for Robbery in the 6th District [VIDEO]
    On Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at 12:30 am, the victim, a 25 year-old-male, was walking alone on the 200 block of South Broad Street when he encountered five unknown males who were approaching him. The males surrounded the complainant at which time the complainant handed over his iPhone X, and his wallet containing $40 and various credit cards.
    https://blog.phillypolice.com

7 hours ago

From a vegan deli to a pudding shop, check out 3 new spots in Center City

51 N. 12th St.

942 Market St.

    From a vegan deli to a pudding shop, check out 3 new spots in Center City
    Next time you find yourself hungry in Center City, you can try one of three new businesses, from a vegan deli to a cart selling pudding. Read on to get the scoop on each. Photo: JEFF H./Yelp The family-owned Luhv Vegan Deli is located inside the Reading Terminal Market.
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7 hours ago

The Franklin Institute is asking for donation...

Automata, including the Automaton of Henri Maillardet that is on view in our “Amazing Machine’ exhibit, demonstrate mankind's efforts to imitate life by mechanical means—and are fascinating examples of the intersection of art and science. http://bit.ly/2nwStJp IMAGE: Henri Maillardet (Swiss, 1745-1830) | The Automaton of Henri Maillardet | ca. 1810 | The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia

    The Franklin Institute
    Automata, including the Automaton of Henri Maillardet that is on view in our "Amazing Machine' exhibit, demonstrate mankind's efforts to imitate life by mechanical means-and are fascinating examples...
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7 hours ago

LAST CALL for tickets to the Young Friends Ba...

LAST CALL for tickets to the Young Friends Ball on the Square this Friday 7:30pm on Rittenhouse Square. Don't miss this incredible evening filled with dining, dancing, and celebrating the Square!

    Young Friends of Rittenhouse Square
    LAST CALL for tickets to the Young Friends Ball on the Square this Friday 7:30pm on Rittenhouse Square. Don't miss this incredible evening filled with dining, dancing, and celebrating the Square!
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8 hours ago

Seger Park shared Philly311's post.

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    TODAY IS THE DAY! 🎉✨ Philadelphia Parks & Recreation public pools start opening today! Go here to see the summer pool schedule 😎👉http://ow.ly/bGgY30kwfd2
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8 hours ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

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    TODAY IS THE DAY! 🎉✨ Philadelphia Parks & Recreation public pools start opening today! Go here to see the summer pool schedule 😎👉http://ow.ly/bGgY30kwfd2
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9 hours ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market added 8 new photo...

Join us on Tuesdays in the square to shop for all this fresh, local food! Great harvest today from the farms and kitchens. Hands on the Earth Orchard returns next week with peaches. We’re open today till 2pm. Cherries going fast!

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9 hours ago

Have you heard of History Hub? Launched in Ja...

Have you heard of History Hub? Launched in January 2016, History Hub is an active community of researchers and experts which has become a game-changing way to provide access to information and diverse sources of expertise. You can learn more about it on the Archivist of the United States’s blog post, History Hub: A 21st Century Model for Archival Reference. https://aotus.blogs.archives.gov/2018/05/24/history-hub-a-21st-century-model-for-archival-reference/

    History Hub: A 21st Century Model for Archival Reference
    When the National Archives launched History Hub in January 2016, we hoped it would be a game-changing way to provide access to information and diverse sources of expertise. I'm pleased to share that what started out as an experimental project has become an active community of researchers and experts.
    https://aotus.blogs.archives.gov

10 hours ago

This image of the Geba River delta in the in ...

This image of the Geba River delta in the in the West African nation of Guinea-Bissau taken from the Landsat 8 satellite provides an incredible look at the movement of sediment as rivers finally reach the ocean. https://go.nasa.gov/2JWtL0u IMAGE: The Meandering Estuaries of Guinea–Bissau | 2018 | NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

    The Franklin Institute
    This image of the Geba River delta in the in the West African nation of Guinea-Bissau taken from the Landsat 8 satellite provides an incredible look at the movement of sediment as rivers finally...
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10 hours ago

#Incredibles2 #FunFact - #DYK The code title ...

#Incredibles2 #FunFact - #DYK The code title for the #Incredibles2 was "Tights" during production? The #Incredibles2 is showing at the #PrinceTheater for tickets and showtimes: http://filmadelphia.org/events/incredibles-2/

    INCREDIBLES 2 at the Prince Theater - Tickets Now on Sale!
    BRAD BIRD | USA | 2018 | 126 MIN | PG In INCREDIBLES 2, Helen (voice of Holly Hunter) is called on to lead a campaign to bring Supers back, while Bob(voice of Craig T.
    http://filmadelphia.org

11 hours ago

This week, Mx. Rogers comes to the neighborho...

This week, Mx. Rogers comes to the neighborhood.

    Philly's queer cabaret examines the truths (and myths) of Mister Rogers' signature kindness
    The first black-and-white frames of Morgan Neville's Won't You Be My Neighbor show the familiar Fred Rogers at the piano, coolly attempting to place value and meaning on his approach to communicating with children by way of modulation. As a trained classical composer, he knew that some key changes could be managed with ease, and others could not.
    https://billypenn.com

11 hours ago

The Print Center added 3 new photos.

Come see the shows! 92nd ANNUAL solo exhibitions: Daniel W. Coburn: Becoming a Specter Julie Anne Greenberg: Considerable Uncertainty Remains Jacob Koestler: Copy of a Copy On view through August 4, 2018. Please note, we are closing early on Saturday, June 23 at 3:00pm for a private event. Installation views, Photo: Jaime Alvarez http://printcenter.org/100/92nd-solo-shows/

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11 hours ago

The Print Center posted 3 photos.

Come see the shows! 92nd ANNUAL solo exhibitions: Daniel W. Coburn: Becoming a Specter | Julie Anne Greenberg: Considerable Uncertainty Remains | Jacob Koestler: Copy of a Copy * On view through August 4, 2018. Please note, we are closing early on Saturday, June 23 at 3:00pm for a private event. * Installation views, Photo: Jaime Alvarez * #ThePrintCenter #92ndANNUAL #phlarts #philly #VisitPhilly #philly #phillyart #phillyartist #philadelphia #ContemporaryArts @danielwcoburn @american_spirit @julieanne321 @ The Print Center

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24 hours ago

We are pleased to announce that The Wilma The...

We are pleased to announce that The Wilma Theater is one of the recipients of The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage's 2018 project grants. The grant will fund THERE, an ensemble-devised work, led by Blanka Zizka, which adapts Lebanese American poet Etel Adnan’s book-length poem 'There: In the Light and the Darkness of the Self and of the Other' and contemplates existential questions of personal and community identity and conflict, in an environment created by Berlin-based artist Rosa Barba. The work will premiere as part of the 2019 Fringe Festival. #PewArtsGrants

    THERE
    An ensemble-devised work, led by Blanka Zizka, adapts Lebanese American poet Etel Adnan's book-length poem There: In the Light and the Darkness of the Self and of the Other and contemplates existential questions of personal and community identity and conflict, in an environment created by Berlin-based artist Rosa Barba.
    https://www.pcah.us

24 hours ago

The Mütter Museum has been awarded a grant fr...

The Mütter Museum has been awarded a grant from the Pew Center for Arts and Heritage to support our next major exhibition, Spit Spreads Death! The influenza pandemic of 1918-19 hit Philadelphia harder than any other major city and yet is a largely untold story. Developed by Mütter staff, art curator Trevor Smith, artist group Blast Theory, and historical curator Jane E. Boyd, this expansive project will feature a commemorative parade, art film, digital interactives, objects and photographs, personal stories, historical and public health information, and public programming. https://www.pcah.us/2018grants

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    The Mütter Museum has been awarded a grant from the Pew Center for Arts and Heritage to support our next major exhibition, Spit Spreads Death! The influenza pandemic of 1918-19 hit Philadelphia...
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26 hours ago

Be sure to get out next week to the SoLow Fe...

Be sure to get out next week to the SoLow Festival Reserve your tickets today Transient Arts & Runboyrunprod of CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia premier Andrew William Solowfest: Of Maintenance and Men Plays & Players Reserve your tickets runboyrunprodGmail.com PWYC

    Plays & Players
    Be sure to get out next week to the SoLow Festival Reserve your tickets today Transient Arts & Runboyrunprod of CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia premier Andrew William Solowfest: Of Maintenance...
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26 hours ago

The Franklin Institute was live.

Geysers like Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park are a special kind of hot spring that erupt sending plumes of liquid water an steam high into the air. Old Faithful is somewhat unique in that it follows a fairly consistent period between eruptions of between one and two hours. http://bit.ly/2ymzlI8

    The Franklin Institute
    Geysers like Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park are a special kind of hot spring that erupt sending plumes of liquid water an steam high into the air. Old Faithful is somewhat unique in that...
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26 hours ago

The Franklin Institute is live now.

Geysers like Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park are a special kind of hot spring that erupt sending plumes of liquid water an steam high into the air. Old Faithful is somewhat unique in that it follows a fairly consistent period between eruptions of between one and two hours. http://bit.ly/2ymzlI8

    The Franklin Institute
    Geysers like Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park are a special kind of hot spring that erupt sending plumes of liquid water an steam high into the air. Old Faithful is somewhat unique in that...
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26 hours ago

ONE NIGHT ONLY! Enjoy Alfred Hitchcock's #Rea...

ONE NIGHT ONLY! Enjoy Alfred Hitchcock's #RearWindow featuring #GraceKelly tomorrow night at the #Prince Theater. Tickets: http://filmadelphia.org/events/rear-window/

    REAR WINDOW at the Prince Theater - Tickets Now on Sale!
    ALFRED HITCHCOCK | USA | 1954 | 112 MIN Jimmy Stewart plays L.B. "Jeff" Jeffries, a thrill-seeking photographer laid up with a broken leg for the summer in his Greenwich Village apartment.
    http://filmadelphia.org

27 hours ago

The crew of the International Space Station c...

The crew of the International Space Station currently includes three Americans, two Russians and one German. http://bit.ly/2t6gL15

    Photos: Russia's World Cup stadiums, as seen from the International Space Station
    After spending roughly $11 billion to host the World Cup, Russia will kick off the competition on Thursday (June 14) with matches being played at 12 stadiums around the country. Along with much-needed transportation and security infrastructure, a massive chunk of Russia's spending was on the stadiums themselves.
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30 hours ago

3 diverse cultural events in Philly this week

Where: Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1300 Locust St.

Where: Doubletree Hotel, Mezzanine Level, 237 S. Broad St.

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Where: The Trinity Center for Urban Life, 2212 Spruce St.

    3 diverse cultural events in Philly this week
    Looking to get out into the community this week? From hearing personal experiences of building congregations within the local Muslim community to commemorating the end of slavery in 1865, there's plenty to do when it comes to community and cultural events in Philadelphia this week. Read on for a rundown.
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30 hours ago

Looking better and better, every day! #halebu...

Looking better and better, every day! #halebuilding #keystonenationalbank #phillyarchitecture #urbanism #philly #washwestcivic #washwest

    Washington Square West Civic Association
    Looking better and better, every day! #halebuilding #keystonenationalbank #phillyarchitecture #urbanism #philly #washwestcivic #washwest
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30 hours ago

Whew, what an incredible #Bloomsday. Thank yo...

Whew, what an incredible #Bloomsday. Thank you to all who came to celebrate Ulysses with us.

    The Rosenbach
    Whew, what an incredible #Bloomsday. Thank you to all who came to celebrate Ulysses with us.
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31 hours ago

Bring a friend, and get HIV tested for free. ...

Bring a friend, and get HIV tested for free. Here's how, thanks to #ColoursPhilly: Tuesday-Thursday at 1211 Chestnut St., Ste 910, 10am-6pm. More info in our report:

    Bring a friend: COLOURS event promotes HIV testing
    COLOURS Organization celebrates Juneteenth with its first bring-a-friend-to-testing event June 19 to encourage more people of color to learn their HIV status. Juneteenth is the oldest-known celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. "COLOURS serves the community that's most affected by HIV," said executive director Damon Humes.
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31 hours ago

Today marks the 35th anniversary of Sally Rid...

Today marks the 35th anniversary of Sally Ride’s mission aboard the Space Shuttle, making her the first American woman in space. As a member of the crew of the Challenger, Ride helped deploy communication satellites by operating the shuttle’s robotic arm and inspired a generation to reach for the stars. http://go.nasa.gov/1rrZn3B IMAGE: STS-7 Shuttle Mission | 1983 | NASA

    The Franklin Institute
    Today marks the 35th anniversary of Sally Ride's mission aboard the Space Shuttle, making her the first American woman in space. As a member of the crew of the Challenger, Ride helped deploy...
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