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3199 W Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19130 posted 2 photos to Fotella:

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sdortone posted 12 photos to Flickr:

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Ben Franklin Bridge under construction

Ben Franklin Bridge under construction

    Greater Brewerytown CDC
    Ben Franklin Bridge under construction
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4 hours ago

https://whyy.org/articles/fiercely-contested-...

https://whyy.org/articles/fiercely-contested-school-choice-bill-on-the-move-in-harrisburg/

    Fiercely contested school choice bill on the move in Harrisburg
    Legislation is on the move in Harrisburg that could give parents more school choices and siphon millions from traditional public schools. Imagine if your child lived in a neighborhood with a poorly-ranked school and so Pennsylvania gave you money to pay for private school or other educational expenses.
    https://whyy.org

9 hours ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/business/transpo...

http://www.philly.com/philly/business/transportation/philadelphia-parking-authority-ticket-amnesty-revenue-20180522.html?mobi=true

    Philly parking amnesty helped thousands of scofflaws but raised little or no revenue for city
    The long lines of parking violators seeking clemency at the Philadelphia Parking Authority's Filbert Street offices have cleared, but three weeks after the ticket amnesty program officially ended, its value remains a matter of debate.
    http://www.philly.com

12 hours ago

A new yoga studio is opening in Fairmount thi...

A new yoga studio is opening in Fairmount this June!

    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

12 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.
    https://myphillypark.org

13 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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13 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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14 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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15 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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15 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

15 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

17 hours ago

New bikes lanes coming to Fairmount Park and ...

New bikes lanes coming to Fairmount Park and West Philly; however, it's still a question if a physical buffer to protect cyclists will be implemented. What do you think? Buffer or not?

    New bike lanes coming to Fairmount Park and West Philly
    Just in time for spring: new bike lanes in Fairmount Park and the Parkside neighborhood of West Philadelphia. The City Council is now considering the long-awaited extension of an existing lane on Parkside Avenue and new lanes in Fairmount Park to allow an easier connection for riders headed downtown via Martin Luther King Drive.
    http://planphilly.com

17 hours ago

We were delighted to host these costumers at ...

We were delighted to host these costumers at Historic Strawberry Mansion for their Georgian Picnic! (📸 SewLoud)

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    We were delighted to host these costumers at Historic Strawberry Mansion for their Georgian Picnic! (📸 SewLoud)
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17 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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18 hours ago

Crime: 'Jealous' bloodshed: Woman pregnant wi...

Crime: 'Jealous' bloodshed: Woman pregnant with twins is shot on her wedding day, her father is critically injured http://www.philly.com/philly/news/crime/pregnant-woman-father-shot-hadfield-street-southwest-philadelphia-20180521.html

    'Jealous' bloodshed: Woman pregnant with twins is shot on her wedding day, her father is critically injured
    A Southwest Philadelphia woman pregnant with twins was shot outside her home Sunday night on the day she got married. Her father was also shot after he tried to protect her, police said. Police believe the shooters were part of a group that went to the home with the woman's husband's ex-wife, who a police supervisor believed was jealous.
    http://www.philly.com

18 hours ago

https://billypenn.com/2018/05/22/rip-robert-i...

https://billypenn.com/2018/05/22/rip-robert-indiana-a-brief-history-of-the-love-sculpture-in-philly/

    RIP Robert Indiana: A brief history of the LOVE sculpture in Philly
    The world lost one of its most memorable pop artists on Saturday, when Robert Indiana died at the age of 89 at his home in Vinalhaven, Me., according to multiple reports.
    https://billypenn.com

18 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

18 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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19 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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26 hours ago

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https://trib.al/W7vcPjq

    Lawsuit tied to fatal N. Philly boarding house blaze adds to landlord's legal, financial woes
    In a wrongful death suit, the family of three people killed in a March fire at an illegal boarding house in North Philadelphia is seeking more than $100,000 in damages against the building's landlord, Tyrone Duren, and his business, Granite Hill Properties.
    http://www.philly.com

29 hours ago

https://hiddencityphila.org/2018/05/pa-ballet...

https://hiddencityphila.org/2018/05/pa-ballet-swings-wrecking-ball-at-north-broad-landmark/

    PA Ballet Swings Wrecking Ball At North Broad Landmark
    North Broad Street is humming with adaptive reuse projects in various stages of progress. The list of historic building renovations now complete or currently underway is growing and signals long-awaited reinvestment in weary Callowhill. It also presents a glimmer of hope for preserving history and culture in a city beleaguered by unchecked architectural destruction.
    https://hiddencityphila.org

30 hours ago

https://trib.al/VaYUdAp

https://trib.al/VaYUdAp

    Soda tax may not be the only school-funding loss if new Pa. House Bill passes | Opinion
    Darrell Clarke: I urge every Pennsylvanian who supports universal pre-K, as well as local solutions to address enormous challenges like generational poverty, to contact their representatives in the General Assembly and urge a NO vote on HB 2214. - Darrell L. Clarke, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

31 hours 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"
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33 hours 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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33 hours ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/living/483242281...

http://www.philly.com/philly/living/483242281.html?mobi=true

    Inside the Philly courtroom where you're not allowed to speak
    Philly parents have been protesting to seek the removal of Lyris Younge, a Family Court judge who has faced blistering criticism and reversals from state appellate court for violating due process and who is reportedly the subject of a probe by the state Judicial Conduct Board.
    http://www.philly.com

36 hours 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

39 hours ago

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

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    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

39 hours ago

On this day in 1471, Albrecht Dürer was born ...

On this day in 1471, Albrecht Dürer was born in Nuremberg, Germany. Dürer is considered the most influential artist of the Northern Renaissance. An innovative printmaker and painter, Dürer produced works that inspired many subsequent artists throughout history. #LOOKSLOWLY at this oil painting in the Barnes collection, created by an unknown 17th-century artist who combined multiple compositions originally drafted by Dürer. Although small in scale, “Saint Jerome and the Lion” contains a vast amount of detail. The rugged cliffs are filled with nooks and crannies; a church is located atop the cliffs; and off in the horizon a paradisiacal castle appears to float on the water. In a reduced palette of browns, the artist captures the humility and simplicity that characterize the hermitic Saint Jerome, who is pictured in the foreground with a book, cross, and his companionate lion. On your next visit, look for this piece in room 4 and search for these small details: a bluebell plant in the foreground (bluebells have long been associated with humility and everlasting love), a lizard on the cliff by the saint’s outstretched hand, and tiny ships on the water’s horizon. 🎨 After Albrecht Dürer. “Saint Jerome and the Lion,” probably first half of the 16th century

    The Barnes Foundation
    On this day in 1471, Albrecht Dürer was born in Nuremberg, Germany. Dürer is considered the most influential artist of the Northern Renaissance. An innovative printmaker and painter, Dürer produced...
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39 hours ago

Check out this list of tasty treats!

Check out this list of tasty treats!

    The 11 Best Desserts in Philly, According to JBF Rising Star Camille Cogswell
    You might need to plan several trips.
    https://www.foodandwine.com

39 hours ago

Brewerytown Garden shared Public Interest Law...

    An Ancient Gardening Tool: Putting Adverse Possession to Modern Use | The Legal Intelligencer
    Lean Adviser Legal Think Lean Daily Message "Soon enough being Lean becomes more than an act, it became an operational habit, and then it can become your personal business philosophy." Visit Lean Adviser Lean Adviser Legal Think Lean Daily Message "Soon enough being Lean becomes more than an act, it became an operational habit, and then it can become your personal business philosophy."
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40 hours ago

The fact that City Hall was constructed in a ...

The fact that City Hall was constructed in a residential neighborhood still amazes me. This photo depicts the various properties that surrounded City Hall at the time. They included houses and apartment buildings. This became a commercial area shorty after City Hall was completed. Construction started in 1871 and was completed by 1901. It took 30 to construct City Hall and by the time it was finished it was out of style and over budget at $24 million dollars. This photo was taken in 1881. Can you imagine 30 years of noise and dust from somebody constructing the tallest and largest building in the world, right in your neighborhood? It was the tallest building in the world at one time. At 548 ft, including the statue of city founder William Penn atop its tower, City Hall was the tallest habitable building in the world from 1894 to 1908. It remained the tallest in Pennsylvania until it was surpassed in 1932 by the Gulf Tower in Pittsburgh. It was the tallest in Philadelphia until 1986 when the construction of One Liberty Place surpassed it, ending the informal gentlemen's agreement that had limited the height of buildings in the city to no higher than the Penn statue. It was also the first secular building to have this distinction, as all previous world's tallest buildings were religious structures, including European cathedrals and for the previous 3,800 years the Great Pyramid of Giza.

    Greater Brewerytown CDC
    The fact that City Hall was constructed in a residential neighborhood still amazes me. This photo depicts the various properties that surrounded City Hall at the time. They included houses and...
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41 hours ago

We had such a great time at our first concert...

We had such a great time at our first concert of the season with Yanni! Next up: the FREE Comcast NBCUniversal Memorial Salute with The Philly POPS this Saturday, May 26th 🇺🇸 Register for free tickets at bit.ly/Mann0526

    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    We had such a great time at our first concert of the season with Yanni! Next up: the FREE Comcast NBCUniversal Memorial Salute with The Philly POPS this Saturday, May 26th 🇺🇸 Register for free...
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41 hours ago

Crime: http://6abc.com/newlywed-pregnant-woma...

Crime: http://6abc.com/newlywed-pregnant-woman-father-shot-in-sw-philadelphia/3501431/

    Newlywed pregnant woman, father shot in SW Philadelphia
    Police are investigating a shooting in Southwest Philadelphia that left a father and his daughter, who is pregnant with twins and was just married earlier in the day, seriously wounded. Police were called shortly before 10:30 p.m. Sunday after gunfire erupted in the 5800 block of Hadfield Street.
    http://6abc.com

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