4 hours ago

Today, @NOAA forecasters predicted a near or ...

Today, @NOAA forecasters predicted a near or above normal 2018 Atlantic hurricane season. The season begins next week, June 1st. See the history of severe storms in Philadelphia & steps you can take to be prepared (video/blog) ⬇️ #HurricaneOutlook https://beta.phila.gov/posts/oem/2017-08-18-part-of-the-plan-hurricanes/

    Part of the Plan: Hurricanes | Office of Emergency Management | Posts
    August 19th, 2017 Part of the Plan is the Office of Emergency Management's monthly video series where we open our public safety plans and partnerships. Something we value at OEM is informing and including the public as to your roles in our plans. As we say: You are the Public in Public Safety.
    https://beta.phila.gov

6 hours ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    CCRA Letter to Johnson
    The Center City Residents' Association's letter to Councilman Johnson supporting bike lane changes on Spruce and Pine Streets.
    https://issuu.com

6 hours ago

Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management u...

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management updated their cover photo.
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8 hours ago

From the 2009 production of Athol Fugard's CO...

From the 2009 production of Athol Fugard's COMING HOME to THE GOOD FIGHT, we agree that Nyambi Nyambi deserves your attention.

    Learn His Name: Nigerian-American Actor, Nyambi Nyambi Deserves Your Attention
    Nyambi Nyambi has always done things on his own terms. He was told by a teacher, who was involved in a Martin Luther King gala being performed on his university campus, that he didn't belong in the cast. To which he responded, "I am going to study his speech, his (mannerisms), the speech behind the speech.
    http://www.konbini.com

8 hours ago

The Clay Studio added 4 new photos.

The Clay Studio and Craft NOW Philadelphia are partnering with the American Craft Council as they plan their 2019 national conference in Philadelphia. The last two days were a wonderful whirlwind of tours and introductions. We were thrilled to help show off the amazing and plentiful craft artists, institutions, and resources in Philadelphia. Just a few of the stops were Tyler School of Art Ceramics, Glass, Metals, and Fibers, Globe Dye Works studios of Brian Giniewski and Stacey Lee Webber, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Museum of the American Revolution, National Liberty Museum, Crane Arts, Maken Studios and many more.

    The Clay Studio
    The Clay Studio added a new photo.
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9 hours ago

Step into the Summer HotHouse Intensive with ...

Step into the Summer HotHouse Intensive with the impassioned Blanka Zizka. The Intensive begins June 5. Find out how you can register for your spot today. --> https://goo.gl/1nAins #WilmaHotHouse

    The Wilma Theater
    Step into the Summer HotHouse Intensive with the impassioned Blanka Zizka. The Intensive begins June 5. Find out how you can register for your spot today. --> https://goo.gl/1nAins #WilmaHotHouse
    https://www.facebook.com

9 hours ago

This federal program helps low-income familie...

This federal program helps low-income families buy a home with a unique method meant to encourage saving.

    https://rismedia.com

10 hours ago

The Center for Art in Wood added 5 new photos...

Farewell Fundraiser May 18, 2018

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Farewell Fundraiser May 18, 2018
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10 hours ago

We Love Queen Village shared a link.

    In Queen Village, life imitates art, but with a Target store and too much parking | Inga Saffron
    The main character in the new novel by Philadelphia writer Nathaniel Popkin, Everything is Borrowed, is a cutting-edge architect who has agreed, against his better judgment, to design a large apartment building at Fifth and Bainbridge for a powerful local developer.
    http://www.philly.com

14 hours ago

The Library of Congress just announced that t...

The Library of Congress just announced that their papers of Benjamin Franklin are now online. The collection includes copies of the First Continental Congress Petition to King George III, drafts of the Treaty of Paris, diplomatic correspondence, notes on electricity, drawings of bifocals, and more! You can learn more here: https://www.loc.gov/item/prn-18-044/?loclr=eanotw-new

    Papers of Benjamin Franklin Now Online
    The papers of American scientist, statesman and diplomat Benjamin Franklin have been digitized and are now available online for the first time from the Library of Congress. The Library announced the digitization today in remembrance of the anniversary of Franklin's death on April 17, 1790.The Franklin papers consist of approximately 8,000 items mostly dating from the 1770s and 1780s.
    https://www.loc.gov

14 hours ago

Macaroni Kid Downtown Philly is attending an ...

Had the opportunity to see #mammamia at the Walnut Street Theatre 🎭 last night! The finale was amazing, I think the entire audience felt like #dancingqueens 💃🏻👑 The best part was when the cast came out donning red noses for Red Nose Day USA #rednoseday supports programs that keep children in need safe, healthy and educated ❤️ Learn more at: rednoseday.org #abba #walnutstreettheatre #noseson #hosted

    Macaroni Kid Downtown Philly
    Had the opportunity to see #mammamia at the Walnut Street Theatre 🎭 last night! The finale was amazing, I think the entire audience felt like #dancingqueens 💃🏻👑 The best part was when the cast came...
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16 hours ago

Seger Park shared Philly Girls in Motion's po...

Get your Girl Power On!

    Philly Girls in Motion
    WE WANT YOU! To register now for @seechicksrun The ONLY ladies 5k/10k in Philadelphia. Sunday, June 3rd. Get a race tee and goody backpack! Bring your friends, your sisters, your mamas, your...
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16 hours ago

Need some lunchtime live music? Local Philly ...

Need some lunchtime live music? Local Philly band The Cheddar Boys will be performing in Good Karma Cafe at The Wilma on June 1 at 12:00pm. Stop by next Friday for some feel good music at Good Karma.

    The Wilma Theater
    Need some lunchtime live music? Local Philly band The Cheddar Boys will be performing in Good Karma Cafe at The Wilma on June 1 at 12:00pm. Stop by next Friday for some feel good music at Good Karma.
    https://www.facebook.com

27 hours ago

Important Committee work at our meeting tonig...

Important Committee work at our meeting tonight!

    Friends of Vare-Washington
    Important Committee work at our meeting tonight!
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28 hours ago

Macaroni Kid Downtown Philly is attending an ...

Our favorite! Learn more about the show and how to score tickets here: https://downtownphilly.macaronikid.com/articles/5af815f21f14f13d3e80ec58/mamma-mia-at-walnut-street-theater

    Macaroni Kid Downtown Philly
    Our favorite! Learn more about the show and how to score tickets here: https://downtownphilly.macaronikid.com/articles/5af815f21f14f13d3e80ec58/mamma-mia-at-walnut-street-theater
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29 hours ago

The Wilma Theater shared American Theatre mag...

The American Theatre magazine panel Stage Migration: Immigrants and the American Theatre is live!

    American Theatre magazine
    Tonight we are live at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater with Blanka Zizka, Carmen Rivera, Ed Sylvanus Iskandar, Maria Manuela Goyanes, and Ngozi Anyanwu. #StageMigrations
    http://www.facebook.com

31 hours ago

Just a quick reminder that Fleisher will be c...

Just a quick reminder that Fleisher will be closed to the public and no classes will be held Saturday, May 26 through Monday, May 28. We hope you have a happy and healthy unofficial start of the summer!

    Fleisher Art Memorial
    Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA. 7,666 likes · 316 talking about this · 3,327 were here. One of the country's first community arts centers,...
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31 hours ago

The Clay Studio added 4 new photos.

Exciting work is coming in for The Clay Studio National opening this Saturday. Pictured is work from Nicole Gugliotti, Casey Whittier, Hitomi Shibata and Emily Duke.

    The Clay Studio
    The Clay Studio added a new photo.
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33 hours ago

Time is running out for you to create a new l...

Time is running out for you to create a new look for Reading Terminal Market ... and win $1,000! For the third year in a row, we've partnered with the market to host a design competition for the reusable tote bags sold by the market's many vendors. The competition is open to Fleisher students, teaching artists, and members. Submit up to five designs, which reflect the market's reputation as one of the best places to shop for fresh foods, by May 31. Learn more at http://bit.ly/2IPRZZg.

    Fleisher Art Memorial
    Time is running out for you to create a new look for Reading Terminal Market ... and win $1,000! For the third year in a row, we've partnered with the market to host a design competition for the...
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33 hours ago

You'll love reading our beautiful May issue o...

You'll love reading our beautiful May issue of QVNA Magazine! (Just click to read it online!) . Thank you to our Magazine Committee members for your great work -- and congratulations to Gloria Dei (Old Swedes) for making our front cover story. You've got a great story to tell. #QVNAlovesvolunteers, #QVvolunteers, #GloriaDeiOldSwedes,#QVNA.

    QVNA Magazine (May 2018)
    In this issue, we unveil a gorgeous new design concept that aims to revitalize the grounds at Gloria Dei (Old Swedes') Church and National Historic Site.
    https://issuu.com

34 hours ago

Heads up! This American Theatre magazine pane...

Heads up! This American Theatre magazine panel including Wilma Artistic Director Blanka Zizka will be on Facebook Live at 6pm. Check their Facebook page at 6pm or check back here to watch the shared video.

    AT Live Event! Stage Migrations: Immigrants and the American Theatre
    On May 23, AT senior editor Diep Tran will moderate a conversation with Blanka Zizka, Carmen Rivera, Ed Sylvanus Iskandar, Maria Goyanes, Ngozi Anyanwu, Immigrants and refugees are woven into the fabric of American identity, and American theatre has always reflected that, from Yiddish theatre to El Teatro Campesino to and the Ufot cycle.
    https://www.americantheatre.org

34 hours ago

Arrest in Easter Sunday Killing of Teen on South Street

White got into an argument with Bethel back on shortly before 6 p.m. on the 800 block of South Street, police said. White then took out a gun and opened fire, striking Bethel in the buttocks and pelvis, investigators said.

    Arrest in Easter Sunday Killing of Teen on South Street
    A teen wanted for gunning down a Philadelphia high school student along South Street on Easter Sunday is behind bars.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

35 hours ago

The Clay Studio added 3 new photos.

We want to send out congratulations to one of our founders, Janice Merendino, who is being honored by Moore College of Art & Design as a 2018 Distinguished Alumni Honoree! More info is available here: https://moore.edu/alumni/distinguished-alumni Janice also has four of her paintings in the Woodmere Annual: 77th Juried Exhibition open June 2nd - Sept 2nd| Open House Reception June 2nd | Noon - 4pm https://woodmereartmuseum.org/experience/exhibitions/the-woodmere-annual-77th-juried-exhibition

    The Clay Studio
    The Clay Studio added a new photo.
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35 hours ago

Philadelphia Police Arrest Zahmir White In Easter Sunday Shooting Death Of Teen

Philadelphia police say they arrested 18-year-old Zahmir White in West Philadelphia for the shooting death of 16-year-old William Bethel. William was shot in the pelvis on the 800 block of South Street on April 1 and died days later.

    Philadelphia Police Arrest Zahmir White In Easter Sunday Shooting Death Of Teen
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - An arrest has been made in the fatal shooting of a teenager that took place on Easter Sunday on South Street. Philadelphia police say they arrested 18-year-old Zahmir White in West Philadelphia for the shooting death of 16-year-old William Bethel.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

36 hours ago

Check out the video made for the current exhi...

Check out the video made for the current exhibition Connie Mississippi: Circle of Time. To watch more from our video archive go to https://www.youtube.com/user/C4AW and be sure to click subscribe.

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Check out the video made for the current exhibition Connie Mississippi: Circle of Time. To watch more from our video archive go to https://www.youtube.com/user/C4AW and be sure to click subscribe.
    http://www.facebook.com

36 hours ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Mark Segal Author
    Here's the column I wrote about me and those Ruby Red Slippers It's official: I'm history Just saying that I am humbled is not enough: It is an honor of a lifetime. By the title of this column, I'm...
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37 hours ago

Blogger José Raúl Mangual explores a new brea...

Blogger José Raúl Mangual explores a new breath as an actor in this week's look at the Wilma's HotHouse Intensive. The Summer Intensive with begins this June with Artistic Director Blanka Zizka and Company Member Justin Jain. Delve into the work of the Wilma HotHouse Company --> https://goo.gl/1nAins

    HotHouse Intensive: A New Breath
    Temple University Musical Theater BFA student José Raúl Mangual took part in a HotHouse Intensive this winter. He documented the experience through daily reflections and photos that will be shared as blog posts as we prepare for the Summer Intensive. I felt like today's class was the first that I saw, without seeking, the parallels between exercises.
    http://blog.wilmatheater.org

37 hours ago

oTIS schedule for corner meetings to discuss ...

oTIS schedule for corner meetings to discuss the localized impact of the Repaving and Safety Project on Pine and Spruce Streets in WashWest - Wed. May 30th (weather permitting).

    Washington Square West Civic Association
    oTIS schedule for corner meetings to discuss the localized impact of the Repaving and Safety Project on Pine and Spruce Streets in WashWest - Wed. May 30th (weather permitting).
    https://www.facebook.com

37 hours ago

Welcome to the neighborhood, Oh Brother Phill...

Welcome to the neighborhood, Oh Brother Philly! 🍔🍟

    Oh Brother Philly makes Old City debut
    Looking for a new restaurant to check out? Look no further than one of the city's freshest arrivals. Located at 206 Market St. in Old City, the newcomer is called Oh Brother Philly.
    http://6abc.com

37 hours ago

Arrest made in teen's Easter Sunday murder on South Street

Sixteen-year-old William 'Bill' Bethel was shot shortly before 6 p.m. on April 1 in the 800 block of South Street.

    Arrest made in teen's Easter Sunday murder on South Street
    Philadelphia police have made an arrest in the Easter Sunday murder of a teenager. Zahmire White was arrested Wednesday morning in West Philadelphia, police say. Sixteen-year-old William 'Bill' Bethel was shot shortly before 6 p.m. on April 1 in the 800 block of South Street.
    http://6abc.com

38 hours ago

Friday is the deadline to file a first level review for your property tax assessment. The Inquirer has a step-by-step guide.

The Office of Property Assessment is located at the Curtis Center, 601 Walnut St., Suite 300W, Philadelphia, Pa. 19106. Phone: 215-686-4334.

    Need to appeal your Philly property assessment? Here's how, step by step
    Your 2019 proposed reassessment, came with a "First Level Review" form. Send it in! It's the first step to have your assessment reviewed. You don't need a lawyer to send in the form, due by May 25. - Erin Arvedlund, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

39 hours ago

http://www.phila.gov/OPA/Assessments/Pages/Ap...

http://www.phila.gov/OPA/Assessments/Pages/Appeals.aspx You must file by Friday May 25, 2018.

    http://www.phila.gov

39 hours ago

Today's enews, sponsored by local fitness stu...

Today's enews, sponsored by local fitness studio Charge Performance and Wellness.

    BVNA News for May 23
    The Bella Vista Neighbors Association is the Registered Community Organization that serves residents of Bella Vista, which is bounded by 6th and 11th Streets, South Street and Washington Avenue. BVNA improves Bella Vista's quality of life, facilitates and augments the delivery of government services, strengthens community bonds, encourages civic involvement, provides a public and neutral discussion forum, and promotes dialogue with elected officials.
    https://mailchi.mp

46 hours ago

46 hours ago

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF NON-BEARING PARTITIONS IN THE BASEMENT TO CREATE A NON-HABITABLE LAUNDRY ROOM. NO CHANGE IN OCCUPANCY.

    510 SPRUCE ST Issued May 21, 2018 Comment
  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL TWO 60,000 BTU GAS FURNACES WITH 95% EFF WITH AIR AND RELATED DUCT WORK, ONE IN BASEMENT AND ONE ON 3RD FL

    610 S 7TH ST Issued May 18, 2018 Comment

2 days 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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2 days 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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2 days 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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2 days 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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2 days 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

2 days ago

Title: Strata Artist: Grant Vaughn Date: 2015...

Title: Strata Artist: Grant Vaughn Date: 2015 ITE Materials: Cherry Dimensions: 13 dia. X 3" depth Price: Museum Collection, Gift of the Artist You can see this piece by past 2015 Windgate ITE Fellow Grant Vaughn and more in our Museum Collection of over 1,100 objects. You can also view and search our Collection online at http://ow.ly/DVui30jDDp9 Open Tues - Sat, 10 am - 5 pm.

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Title: Strata Artist: Grant Vaughn Date: 2015 ITE Materials: Cherry Dimensions: 13 dia. X 3" depth Price: Museum Collection, Gift of the Artist You can see this piece by past 2015 Windgate ITE...
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2 days ago

Join us for an effervescent evening of Root B...

Join us for an effervescent evening of Root Beer tasting! In this tasting led by the owners of the Franklin Fountain, you learn about the production and origin of this timeless beverage. Try their house-made Root Beer in a drinking cup made by Resident Artist, Daniel Ricardo Teran. This hand-made cup, inspired by a historical Root Beer cup in the Franklin Fountain collection, is included in the ticket price. Tickets available here: https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/handcrafted/1988

    The Clay Studio
    Join us for an effervescent evening of Root Beer tasting! In this tasting led by the owners of the Franklin Fountain, you learn about the production and origin of this timeless beverage. Try their...
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2 days 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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2 days ago

Calling all neighbors -- please share your op...

Calling all neighbors -- please share your opinions for the South Street Image and Perception Survey! As part of its ongoing work to revitalize South Street, The South Street Headhouse District needs your help as a community stakeholder to take a quick survey. Your input will help develop measures of current perceptions of the South Street Headhouse area and help SSHD have a baseline to measure against in the future. The survey is quick to take, anonymous, and will remain open until May 29th. PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT NOW TO COMPLETE IT. https://reporting.padowntown.org/forms/south-street-headhouse-district Thanks for your help!

    PA Downtown Center - South Street Headhouse District
    https://reporting.padowntown.org

2 days 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

3 days ago

Updated 2 days 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.

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