3 hours ago

The Spring Gardens Community Garden added 6 n...

Another great Food Truck Community Night! Thank you everyone for coming and hats off to Smokin' Tacos Food Truck & Foolish Waffles for amazing food! We will post details for our June event soon! Stay tuned!

    The Spring Gardens Community Garden
    The Spring Gardens Community Garden added a new photo.
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4 hours ago

The Franklin Institute was live.

The International Space Station is making its way up the Eastern Seaboard of the United States this evening and will be visible to sky watchers in the Delaware Valley at around 8:42 pm ET (Look for a fast-moving and bright object). https://go.nasa.gov/2KN5SZc Using the orbiting laboratory's High Definition Earth Viewing Camera, we are looking down towards our planet as the station flies overhead. https://go.nasa.gov/2IINMXH Other viewing times for the Eastern United States include: 8:40 p.m. -- Charleston, S.C. 8:41 p.m. -- Savannah, Ga.; Raleigh, N.C. 8:42 p.m. -- Richmond, Va. 8:43 p.m. -- Baltimore, Md.; New York City; Boston, Mass. 8:44 p.m. -- Washington, D.C.

    The Franklin Institute
    The International Space Station is making its way up the Eastern Seaboard of the United States this evening and will be visible to sky watchers in the Delaware Valley at around 8:42 pm ET (Look for a...
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7 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared a lin...

    Ruth Wolf: Blue Pond
    Blue Pond, acrylic on canvas painting by Collective Member Ruth Wolf. From her solo exhibition May 12 - June 9, 2018. Note: Painting will ship at end of exhibition. H 48" x W 96"
    https://ceruleanarts.com

7 hours ago

Happy Wednesday!

Happy Wednesday!

    Bar Hygge
    Happy Wednesday!
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8 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared a lin...

    Stephanie Rogers: Whimsy of Spring
    Whimsy of Spring, acrylic on gesso board painting by Collective Member Stephanie Rogers. From her solo exhibition May 12 - June 9, 2018. Note: Painting will ship at end of exhibition. H 40" x W 40"
    https://ceruleanarts.com

9 hours ago

“The research is important not only for a bet...

“The research is important not only for a better understanding of the role each species of fly plays in the ecosystem at large, but for getting a larger picture of biodiversity and extinction rates.” http://bit.ly/2Ge9OiZ

    'Astounding' survey of fly species suggests we might be underestimating global biodiversity | CBC News
    A University of Calgary entomologist recently participated in a landmark study that revealed just how much we don't know about the number and variety of species that inhabit our planet. John Swann was one of 59 biologists who spent one year collecting flies from a four-hectare patch of cloud forest in Costa Rica.
    http://www.cbc.ca

10 hours ago

Friends of Bache-Martin shared Bache-Martin H...

Love seeing those Bache-Martin tigers out and about!

    Bache-Martin Home & School Association
    Our 1st and 2nd grade students walked down to the Academy of Natural Sciences today. We are so grateful for our wonderful partnerships and for our students to have access to such amazing museums and...
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12 hours ago

Tickets are flying faster than a Seeker on a ...

Tickets are flying faster than a Seeker on a Firebolt for Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ – in Concert on July 26th. Secure yours now!

    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    Tickets are flying faster than a Seeker on a Firebolt for Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ - in Concert on July 26th. Secure yours now!
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12 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared a lin...

    Beginning Oil Painting with Jill A. Rupinski
    Designed for the serious beginner, this workshop covers the materials and basic techniques of oil painting. Learn palette layout, color mixing, methods of paint application, and the selection, handling and clean-up of materials Saturday & Sunday, July 28 & 299 a.m. - 4 p.m. $175 Register by: Sunday, July 22 Jill A.
    https://ceruleanarts.com

12 hours ago

The Mann Center for the Performing Arts share...

Today marks the 49th anniversary of the release of 'TOMMY.' 🎸 Witness the seminal rock opera live at the Mann on June 19 when Roger Daltrey performs The Who's legendary album with members of The Who Band and The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia. 🎶

    The Who
    The Who released TOMMY on 23 May, 1969. Here's why it remains such a masterpiece... https://www.udiscovermusic.com/stories/tommy-a-masterpiece/
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14 hours ago

It's always exciting to welcome new entrepren...

It's always exciting to welcome new entrepreneurs to the Art Museum Area PHL! Congratulations, Lumos Yoga & Barre.

    Fairmount Is Getting a Brand-New Barre and Yoga Studio
    Lumos Yoga & Barre is slated to open in Philadelphia in early June. Unlike some Philly neighborhoods (read: Rittenhouse), Fairmount isn't currently packed to the gills with boutique fitness studios. Personal trainers and group training studios you can find - but when it comes to barre, you don't have a ton of options.
    https://www.phillymag.com

14 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared their...

Now on view "Land, Sea & Sky: James Toogood, Joseph Sweeney & Joe Painter". Reception: Friday, June 1, 5-8pm; Artists' Talk: Sunday, June 10, 2pm. https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/land-sea-sky

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    May 23 - June 16, 2018 Reception: Friday, June 1, 5-8pm Artists' Talk: Sunday, June 10, 2pm
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15 hours ago

The 4th Annual Philadelphia Phlight Festival ...

The 4th Annual Philadelphia Phlight Festival takes off this weekend with all-day acro workshops and more! #phlarts #acro #phillydance http://ow.ly/mXdP30k8h4K

    The Performance Garage | A Space for Dance
    Our professional dance studio & theater space offer an intimate environment to experience dance. Join us for classes, workshops, rehearsals, and productions!
    http://www.performancegarage.org

16 hours ago

The 27 known moons of Uranus are named mostly...

The 27 known moons of Uranus are named mostly for characters from plays by William Shakespeare including, from left to right, Puck, Miranda, Titania and Oberon. https://go.nasa.gov/2GdjmLn IMAGE: Four moons of Uranus at relative scale (Puck, Miranda, Titania, Oberon) | NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

    The Franklin Institute
    The 27 known moons of Uranus are named mostly for characters from plays by William Shakespeare including, from left to right, Puck, Miranda, Titania and Oberon. https://go.nasa.gov/2GdjmLn IMAGE:...
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16 hours ago

Smith will close today at 12pm to prepare for...

Smith will close today at 12pm to prepare for our annual fundraiser, Party in the Playground. Haven't bought tickets yet? No problem! Tickets can be purchased online or at the door. Come enjoy a beautiful night and support Smith!

    Party in the Playground 2018
    Please join us on Wednesday, May 23rd for an adults-only celebration to enjoy food from popular food trucks, cocktails, entertainment, a silent auction, and the presentation of the 2018 Ida Newman Magic of Play Award to two extraordinary champions of play Betsy Caesar and Rob Einhorn.
    https://smithplayground.ticketleap.com

16 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared a lin...

    Collage Workshop with Anthony Ciambella
    Develop rich and complex imagery through the art of collage. Learn to combine a wide variety of materials including your own photographs, colored papers, book/magazine cut-outs, and fabric swatches using appropriate adhesives. Includes tips on creating interesting compositions and a history of the medium. Bring your ideas - and your scissors!
    https://ceruleanarts.com

23 hours ago

23 hours ago

  • ZONING PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF A THIRD FLOOR ADDITION OVER EXISTING TWO STORY PORTION IN THE REAR AND FOR THE ADDITION OF ROOF DECK WITH PILOT HOUSE AND A ONE STORY PORTION ON THE REAR WITH ROOF DECK ABOVE ACCESSED THROUGH SECOND FLOOR REAR OF AN EXISTING ATTACHED STRUCTURE( SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON THE PLAN) USED AS SINGLE FAMILY HOUSE HOLD LIVING.

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    FOR PHYSICAL THERAPY SEVICES ONLY ON 1ST FLOOR WITH EXISTING SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING ABOVE IN AN EXISTING STRUCTURE.

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  • DEMOLITION PERMIT

    FOR THE COMPLETE DEMOLITION OF EXISTING TWO AND THREE STORY ATTACHED STRUCTURES. STRUCTURE TO BE DEMOLISHED BY HAND AND WITH HAND-HELD TOOLS ONLY. PEDESTRIAN PROTECTION TO BE IN PLACE PRIOR TO START OF WORK AND TO BE MAINTAINED DURING ALL DEMOLITION ACTIVITIES. * A COVERED WALKWAY OR SIDEWALK CLOSURE SHALL BE REQUIRED IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 3306 OF THE IBC. SEPARATE BUILDING AND/OR STREETS DEPARTMENT PERMITS ARE REQUIRED. * 21 DAY POSTING AND NOTICE REQUIRED PER A-303.2 * NEWLY EXPOSED WALLS TO BE TREATED

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  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    FOR ADDING TWO (2) SURFACE PARKING SPACES ACCESSORY TO A MULTI-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING (FOUR (4) DWELLING UNITS) WITHIN AN ATTACHED STRUCTURE UNDER CONSTRUCTION. (SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON THE APPLICATION).

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  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    MAKE SAFE PERMIT-IN ACCORDANCE WITH CODE BULLETIN PM-1801, A PA PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER IS REQUIRED TO MONITOR REPAIRS MADE UNDER THIS PERMIT. THE ENGINEER MUST SUBMIT A SEALED STATEMENT TO THE DEPARTMENT CONFIRMING THAT THE STRUCTURE IS IN SOUND CONDITION AT COMPLETION.THIS PERMIT IS ISSUED TO REMOVE THE IMMEDIATE THREAT TO PUBLIC SAFETY. THE ISSUANCE OF THIS PERMIT WILL NOT COMPLY ID CASE #623616. ADDITIONAL PERMITS WILL BE REQUIRED FOR REBUILD OF REAR WALL MEETING CODE COMPLIANCE.

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33 hours ago

“The species hails from a time in the Cretace...

“The species hails from a time in the Cretaceous period, between 100 and 66 million years ago, when birds were in the process of losing many of the traits inherited from their dinosaur forebears and evolving into the winged, feathered creatures we know today.” http://bit.ly/2GdjSbS

    Dinosaur-Era Bird Found With Shockingly Intact Skull
    A delicate but remarkably well-preserved fossil skull is providing new clues to how birds evolved from their dinosaur ancestors. The first known fossil of the ancient bird Ichthyornis was unearthed in 1870 in Kansas, under the direction of legendary fossil-hunter Othniel Charles Marsh.
    https://news.nationalgeographic.com

34 hours ago

Thanks to all who showed their love for Phill...

Thanks to all who showed their love for Philly parks during Love Your Park Week! ❤️🌳🌷

    Photos from Love Your Park Week 2018 in Philly parks
    It might have been one of the rainiest Love Your Park Weeks to date, but that didn't stop Park Friends Groups from showing love for their neighborhood parks this year! Relive the love for Philly parks via these 10 great #loveyourpark photos shared on Twitter and Instagram.
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34 hours ago

Here are today's cheapest rentals in Spring Garden, Philadelphia

Listed at $1,095/month, this 800-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom, located at 1619 Mount Vernon St., is 30.7 percent less than the $1,581/month median rent for a one bedroom in Spring Garden.

This one-bedroom, one-bathroom abode, situated at 540 N. 19th St., is listed for $1,300/month.

Then there's this 1,000-square-foot apartment with one bedroom and one-and-a-half bathrooms at 1701 Green St., listed at $1,495/month.

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Listed at $1,513/month, this 800-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment is located at 1427 Melon St.

    Here are today's cheapest rentals in Spring Garden, Philadelphia
    According to rental site Zumper, median rents for a one bedroom in Spring Garden are hovering around $1,581, compared to a $1,495 one-bedroom median for Philadelphia as a whole. So how does the low-end pricing on a Spring Garden rental look these days--and what might you get for your money?
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35 hours ago

The Barnes Foundation added 40 new photos.

Congratulations to new graduates all over who celebrated important milestones in the past few days! Here at the Barnes, we also celebrated the accomplishments of our art and horticulture students––say hello to the 2018 graduates of two rigorous, multi-year programs: the Barnes-de Mazia Certificate Program and the Barnes Horticulture Certificate Program! Over the past two to three years, these dedicated students completed rigorous coursework in the galleries on the Parkway and at the arboretum in Merion. No art or horticulture background is required––just a passion for learning and pursuing their own professional and personal growth. Our new grads were joined by family and friends at a festive reception in our Garden Restaurant. Enrollment for fall classes opens in July. Need-based scholarships available for art classes. Sign up for emails on Barnes classes to stay on top of registration dates: http://bit.ly/Curate-inbox

    The Barnes Foundation
    Congratulations to new graduates all over who celebrated important milestones in the past few days! Here at the Barnes, we also celebrated the accomplishments of our art and horticulture...
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35 hours ago

“What matters is the making.” — #JeanRenoir ...

“What matters is the making.” — #JeanRenoir Our new show Renoir: Father and Son/Painting and Cinema traces creative connections between filmmaker Jean Renoir and his father, the great impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir. In his approach to the emerging art form of cinema, Jean was heavily influenced by his father’s work and process, including finding joy and purpose in the act of creating vs. focusing on the end result. 🎬 How has a father figure in your life influenced your career? Share your photos of the show using #dadandme

    The Barnes Foundation
    "What matters is the making." - #JeanRenoir Our new show Renoir: Father and Son/Painting and Cinema traces creative connections between filmmaker Jean Renoir and his father, the great impressionist...
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36 hours ago

There's nothing like watching the fireworks o...

There's nothing like watching the fireworks on the lawn after a beautiful performance at the Mann 🎆Our Tchaikovsky Spectacular with fireworks will open our 2018 summer season with The Philadelphia Orchestra on July 17th.

    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    There's nothing like watching the fireworks on the lawn after a beautiful performance at the Mann 🎆Our Tchaikovsky Spectacular with fireworks will open our 2018 summer season with The Philadelphia...
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36 hours ago

Congratulations, graduates! The Barnes Founda...

Congratulations, graduates! The Barnes Foundation salutes our 2017-2018 Horticulture Certificate program grads. This dedicated group attended their courses for a full day each week for three years, learning a comprehensive approach to horticultural science, methods, and design. Here’s to cultivating your passion for life! Learn more about our horticulture classes at https://www.barnesfoundation.org/classes/horticulture.

    The Barnes Foundation
    Congratulations, graduates! The Barnes Foundation salutes our 2017-2018 Horticulture Certificate program grads. This dedicated group attended their courses for a full day each week for three years,...
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36 hours ago

Mashiul Chowdhury's summer session is now ful...

Mashiul Chowdhury's summer session is now full but we have a great lineup of other workshops available: https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/studio

    The Urban Landscape with Mashiul Chowdhury Summer Session
    Capture the mood and abstract nature of the urban landscape using oil paint and charcoal from photo references. Use drawing to build structure and form in combination with paint to create interesting textures and atmosphere. Some gesture drawing of the figure will be mixed in to the painting experience.
    https://ceruleanarts.com

36 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared a lin...

    Egg Tempera Painting with Anthony Ciambella
    Artists from Ancient Egypt through Medieval Europe to American Masters such as Reginald Marsh, George Tooker and Andrew Wyeth have used egg tempera - the technique of mixing dry pigments with egg yolk - to create paintings with intricate detail and luminous, jewel-like color. Learn all aspects of the medium including layered and direct painting methods.
    https://ceruleanarts.com

39 hours ago

Due to the rainy weather today, we will be mo...

Due to the rainy weather today, we will be moving Food Truck Community Night to tomorrow (Wednesday, 5/23). Same time from 5-8. Stay dry & see you tomorrow!

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39 hours ago

Fairmount Park Conservancy is in LOVE Park.

RIP Robert Indiana 1928-2018. Thank you for sharing the LOVE.

    Fairmount Park Conservancy
    RIP Robert Indiana 1928-2018. Thank you for sharing the LOVE.
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39 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared a lin...

    Joe Painter: Wings of Light
    Wings of Light, digital inkjet archival print by Joe Painter. Included in the exhibition Land, Sea & Sky, May 23 - June 16, 2018. Note: Photograph will ship at end of exhibition. H 25" x W 26"
    https://ceruleanarts.com

39 hours ago

Happy birthday to Pennsylvania-born artist Ma...

Happy birthday to Pennsylvania-born artist Mary Cassatt, born on this day in 1844. Cassatt attended the PAFA The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts here in Philadelphia before moving to Paris where she lived and worked for many years. In Paris, she had close relationships with many of the impressionists including Berthe Morisot and Edgar #Degas. Her late works, including the two watercolors at the Barnes, focus on the theme of mother and child. Look for this work in room 15 on your next visit. 🎨 Mary Cassatt. “Woman with Nude Boy at Her Left,” c. 1911–1913

    The Barnes Foundation
    Happy birthday to Pennsylvania-born artist Mary Cassatt, born on this day in 1844. Cassatt attended the PAFA The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts here in Philadelphia before moving to Paris...
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40 hours ago

“Game Masters: The Exhibition,” open at The F...

“Game Masters: The Exhibition,” open at The Franklin Institute now through September 3, 2018, highlights the development of video games from their earliest iterations through to the present and features more than one hundred playable games. http://bit.ly/2GzEw7u

    The Franklin Institute
    "Game Masters: The Exhibition," open at The Franklin Institute now through September 3, 2018, highlights the development of video games from their earliest iterations through to the present and...
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41 hours ago

On Tues, May 22 the Playground will be closed...

On Tues, May 22 the Playground will be closed due to the rain. Please join us inside the Playhouse!

    Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse
    On Tues, May 22 the Playground will be closed due to the rain. Please join us inside the Playhouse!
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2 days ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared a lin...

    Joseph Sweeney: Coast of Maine
    Coast of Maine, acrylic on wood panel painting by Joseph Sweeney. Included in the exhibition Land, Sea & Sky, May 23 - June 16, 2018. Note: Painting will ship at end of exhibition. H 10" x W 20"
    https://ceruleanarts.com

2 days ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio added a new ...

May 23 - June 16, 2018 Reception: Friday, June 1, 5-8pm Artists' Talk: Sunday, June 10, 2pm

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    May 23 - June 16, 2018 Reception: Friday, June 1, 5-8pm Artists' Talk: Sunday, June 10, 2pm
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2 days ago

“Everyone on botany Twitter was quite chuffed...

“Everyone on botany Twitter was quite chuffed by the outcome. It was a new discovery, and their own special corner of science Twitter had made it happen.” http://bit.ly/2Ge3N5T

    Botany Twitter just helped discover a rare plant clinging to a cliff in Pennsylvania
    Last year, while surveying a cliff for plants in a Pennsylvania state park, a botanist at Bucknell University took a photo with his phone and tweeted it. In plain English, it said: "Bumblebee on American alumroot, Shikellamy Bluffs, PA. #the study of seasonal natural phenomena #pollinators #flowers."
    https://qz.com

2 days ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared a lin...

    James Toogood: Cosi
    Cosi, watercolor painting by James Toogood. Included in the exhibition Land, Sea & Sky, May 23 - June 16, 2018. Note: Painting will ship at end of exhibition. H 14.5" x W 10.5"
    https://ceruleanarts.com

2 days ago

Francisville Community Voting Meeting

Francisville Community Voting Meeting

    Francisville Community Voting Meeting
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2 days ago

Agnes Martin: The Untroubled Mind/Works from the Daniel W. Dietrich II Collection

Overview

    Philadelphia Museum of Art - Exhibitions - Agnes Martin: The Untroubled Mind/Works from the Daniel W. Dietrich II Collection
    Visionary and idiosyncratic, Agnes Martin (1912-2004) aimed to express universal emotional states in her precise compositions. This intimate installation explores the ideas that shaped Agnes Martin's minimalist art, and reflects upon her enduring friendship with longtime supporter Daniel W. Dietrich II. In addition to paintings, it features drawings, a sculpture, and archival materials.
    http://www.philamuseum.org

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