21 min ago

Thank you to Guaranteed Rate of Philadelphia ...

Thank you to Guaranteed Rate of Philadelphia for being a Gold Sponsor of FoCA Night Out 2018!! Don’t forget to get your tickets and join us on March 24th, 2018, from 7-11pm at the Trinity Center for Urban Life 🎟🎟 www.501auctions.com/foca


25 min ago

Newbold Civic Association shared City of Phil...

Know any students heading to college that could use some financial assistance?

    Philadelphia City Scholarship Program application | Mayor's Office of Education
    The Philadelphia City Scholarship Program awards approximately 50 college scholarships to high school seniors each year. Scholarship awards are $1,000 for each academic year for four consecutive years of full-time enrollment in accredited, four-year bachelor degree programs. This document includes eligibility information, instructions, and an application form.
    https://beta.phila.gov

9 hours ago

Hovvdy, Half Waif at The Boot & Saddle on 04/26/2018 08:30 PM EDT

1131 S. Broad Street

    Hovvdy, Half Waif - Tickets - The Boot & Saddle - Philadelphia, PA - April 26th, 2018
    Nandi Rose Plunkett writes, records and performs under the name Half Waif. Her music embodies her pensive nature and her lifelong endeavor to reconcile a sense of place. Raised in Williamstown, Massachusetts, Nandi was the daughter of an Indian refugee mother and an American father of Irish/Swiss descent.
    https://www.bootandsaddlephilly.com

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19 hours ago

24 hours ago

There's still time! Apps due February 23rd. Q...

There's still time! Apps due February 23rd. Questions? Email arthurschoolgroup@gmail.com.

    Interesting in joining the FoCA Board? Apply Today.
    FoCA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization formed by Southwest Center City community members who are committed to partnering with the current and future staff, teachers and students of Chester A. Arthur, our local public K-8 school, in order to foster a robust learning environment for our neighborhood's children.
    http://www.friendsofchesterarthur.org

26 hours ago

Newbold Civic Association shared their event....

Did you know that the City of Philadelphia has a bold goal of becoming 90% zero waste and litter-free by 2035? Come learn about the plan from Michelle Feldman from Keep Philadelphia Beautiful!

    Monthly Meeting: Learn about the Zero Waste Plan for PHL
    Monthly Meeting: Learn about the Zero Waste Plan for PHL
    https://www.facebook.com

31 hours ago

Trivia: What’s better than a Parents’ Night O...

Trivia: What’s better than a Parents’ Night Out? Answer: A Parents’ Night Out with free wine! Join us on Saturday, March 28th, 2018, from 7-11pm at the Trinity Center for Urban Life for FoCA Night Out 2018! This year we will be sipping wine from the fabulous Moore Brothers Wine Company!! All proceeds go to Chester Arthur 🤗 So don’t forget to click the link below and get your tickets today! CHEERS! 🍷🍷 #FNO2018 www.501auctions.com/foca

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Trivia: What's better than a Parents' Night Out? Answer: A Parents' Night Out with free wine! Join us on Saturday, March 28th, 2018, from 7-11pm at the Trinity Center for Urban Life for FoCA...
    https://www.facebook.com

34 hours ago

Newbold CDC shared Friends of Girard Elementa...

    Friends of Girard Monthly Meeting: Brewery Edition
    Come join us at Brewery ARS, 1927 W. Passyunk Ave. and learn about the Girard Elementary Spring mural project and how you can get involved!!! In addition...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Special open house event just for incoming Ki...

Special open house event just for incoming Kindergarten families-- mark your calendar for Tuesday March 6th at 9am!

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Special open house event just for incoming Kindergarten families-- mark your calendar for Tuesday March 6th at 9am!
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

A big thank you to @neomindlabs for their Bro...

A big thank you to @neomindlabs for their Bronze Sponsorship of FNO2018!!! Thank you so much!!! 🎉🎉🎉

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    A big thank you to @neomindlabs for their Bronze Sponsorship of FNO2018!!! Thank you so much!!! 🎉🎉🎉
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

A mini-Target store to go in Devon as second Main Line location

...Boulevards in Haddon Township, Camden County (also opening in July 2018; a third one at Broad Street and Washington Avenue in South Philadelphia (to open in October 2018); and the Target for Ardmore...

    A mini-Target store to go in Devon as second Main Line location - Philly
    Target announced on Tuesday that Devon will become the region's ninth location for its popular small-format store. The new store for Devon Square Shopping Center is slated to open in October this year and represents the second Main Line location for a mini-Target.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

🗣 SHOUT OUT to Sort it Out Philly for their S...

🗣 SHOUT OUT to Sort it Out Philly for their Silver Sponsorship of #FNO2018!! Thank you! 🤩 You are the bees knees 🐝

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    🗣 SHOUT OUT to Sort it Out Philly for their Silver Sponsorship of #FNO2018!! Thank you! 🤩 You are the bees knees 🐝
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

As we were trying to figure out how to send s...

As we were trying to figure out how to send some kids from our community to see the Black Panther Movie for free , Desiree Peterkin Bell stepped up to the plate to sponsor 60 kids from the community to see Black Panther on Thursday night.We thank you for this and we look forward to hanging out with the students on Thursday Night. With all the negativity on social media and in the world , I think its very important that we show the students positive images of African Americans.

    Unity In The Community
    Unity In The Community. 1,662 likes · 22 talking about this. Launched in 2009, Unity in the Community is a non-profit organization dedicated to changing...
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2 days ago

Nicole Atkins at The Boot & Saddle on 04/27/2018 08:30 PM EDT

1131 S. Broad Street

    Nicole Atkins - Tickets - The Boot & Saddle - Philadelphia, PA - April 27th, 2018
    To borrow a phrase from heaven's new poet laureate, Leonard Cohen, Nicole Atkins was "born with the gift of a golden voice." But somewhere along the way she misplaced it. Goodnight Rhonda Lee is the story of Nicole finding her voice, and how, in doing so, she went a little crazy.
    https://www.bootandsaddlephilly.com

2 days ago

Mipso at The Boot & Saddle on 04/20/2018 08:30 PM EDT

1131 S. Broad Street

    Mipso - Tickets - The Boot & Saddle - Philadelphia, PA - April 20th, 2018
    Chapel Hill's indie Americana quartet Mipso - Jacob Sharp (mandolin, vocals), Wood Robinson (bass, vocals), Joseph Terrell (guitar, vocals), and Libby Rodenbough (fiddle, vocals) - is influenced
    https://www.bootandsaddlephilly.com

2 days ago

Current Swell at The Boot & Saddle on 04/05/2018 08:30 PM EDT

1131 S. Broad Street

    Current Swell - Tickets - The Boot & Saddle - Philadelphia, PA - April 5th, 2018
    Every song has a story. With Current Swell's third Nettwerk Records release, When To Talk And When To Listen, these stories cut deep. Grammy-winning producer Jacquire King (Kings of Leon, Tom Waits, Norah Jones, Cold War Kids, Of Monsters and Men, James Bay) produced the album over four weeks in two vastly different locales: Nashville and Vancouver.
    https://www.bootandsaddlephilly.com

3 days ago

Did you know: President Chester Arthur liked...

Did you know: President Chester Arthur liked to take friends on late night walks around Washington, D.C., sometimes as late as three or four in the morning. It was rare for him to be in bed before two o’clock!! So in honor of President’s Day, Chester Arthur, and his penchant for late nights - click on the link and join us for FoCA Night Out on Saturday March 24th, 2018 from 7-11pm at the Trinity Center for Urban Life! We promise to have you home before 2am 😜 #FNO2018 #partylikeChesterArthur www.501auctions.com/foca

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Did you know: President Chester Arthur liked to take friends on late night walks around Washington, D.C., sometimes as late as three or four in the morning. It was rare for him to be in bed before...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Old-Ass Building: Potamkin Chevrolet

1101 South Broad Street

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Old-Ass Building: 10 South 10th

    Old-Ass Building: Potamkin Chevrolet
    1101 South Broad Street With all the talk about Broad & Washington lately you never hear about the southeast corner where this little building holds things down. Read about about it at the Hidden City Daily !
    http://philaphilia.blogspot.com

3 days ago

Trading Brake Pads For Ballet Slippers On South Broad Street

...open his own Nash branch dealership. He set up shop in a small building at 1113 South Broad Street, just below Washington Avenue, and opened the Duff-Nash Motor Company. Today, the building remains...

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Duff expanded his dealership portfolio in 1930. He continued to sell Nash cars at the company’s original location at 1113 South Broad Street, while 1101 Washington Avenue became Brown-Duff Chevrolet. The dealership managed to stay operational at that location until 1953.

    Trading Brake Pads For Ballet Slippers On South Broad Street
    In 1922, car salesman John M. Duff worked at the Philadelphia branch of the Nash Motor Company on Automobile Row in North Philadelphia. Looking to capitalize on the smaller Automobile Row that was growing on South Broad Street, Duff set out to open his own Nash branch dealership.
    https://hiddencityphila.org

3 days ago

Newbold CDC updated their cover photo.

    Newbold CDC
    Newbold CDC. 481 likes. Revitalizing Newbold socially, economically and physically.
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3 days ago

PPD 17th District PSA 2 Community meeting on Tues., 20th Feb at 6:00 pm.

PPD 17th District - Police Service Area (PSA) 2, Grays Ferry Community Monthly Meeting with Lt. Jennifer Foster.

Come meet the new 17th Police District Community Relations Officer John O'Connor. Please bring your concerns, questions and most important stay involved to what is going on in the your neighborhood and receive the crime report for Grays Ferry community.

Location: Conswiller Pratt Senior Apts, 3001 Moore Apts (Cafeteria area)

3 days ago

17th District Police Service Area (PSA) 2 Community Monthly Meeting on Tues., 20th Feb @ 6:00pm

PPD 17th District - Police Service Area (PSA) 2, Grays Ferry Community Monthly Meeting with Lt. Jennifer Foster. Come meet the new 17th Police District Community Relations Officer John O'Connor. Please bring your concerns, questions and most important stay involved to what is going on in the your neighborhood and receive the crime report for Grays Ferry community.

3 days ago

Did you lose your stroller at the Schoolyard?...

Did you lose your stroller at the Schoolyard? Send a message to Chanda Miller with a description to claim it.

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Friends of Chester Arthur, Philadelphia, PA. 1,004 likes · 9 talking about this. The Friends of Chester A. Arthur believes that a first-class education, within a safe school setting, should be the...
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

The Sunday-night scaries aren’t so bad when y...

The Sunday-night scaries aren’t so bad when you’ve got a lot to be thankful for! A big THANK YOU to Alterra Property Group for their GOLD Sponsorship of FoCA Night Out 2018! 🎉🎉 #thankyou #FNO2018

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    The Sunday-night scaries aren't so bad when you've got a lot to be thankful for! A big THANK YOU to Alterra Property Group for their GOLD Sponsorship of FoCA Night Out 2018! 🎉🎉 #thankyou #FNO2018
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Board applications due this Friday!!

Board applications due this Friday!!

    Interested in joining the FoCA Board? Apply Today.
    FoCA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization formed by Southwest Center City community members who are committed to partnering with the current and future staff, teachers and students of Chester A. Arthur, our local public K-8 school, in order to foster a robust learning environment for our neighborhood's children.
    http://www.friendsofchesterarthur.org

4 days ago

  • USE PERMIT

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4 days ago

5 days ago

Not all heroes wear capes and FoCA definitely...

Not all heroes wear capes and FoCA definitely has a hero of our very own! Please take a moment and join us in acknowledging OCF Realty for going above and beyond in their innovative and longstanding support of Chester Arthur 🎉 OCF is FoCA Night Out’s only PLATINUM SPONSOR EVER! So Merci, gratzie, gracias, danke, arigatô - literally ALL 👏🏻 OF 👏🏻 THE 👏🏻 THANKS! We could not do it without you ❣️

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Not all heroes wear capes and FoCA definitely has a hero of our very own! Please take a moment and join us in acknowledging OCF Realty for going above and beyond in their innovative and longstanding...
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

An abandoned West Philly lot is on its way to becoming New Market West, a mixed-use community services and retail complex

Sometimes you just want to go where everybody knows your name or at least they treat you like they do. That’s Mount Hebron Baptist Church at 1419 Wharton St. in South Philadelphia.

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City and state leaders, including Gov. Tom Wolf, center, were among those to participate in the groundbreaking of New Market West, a retail and community services complex at Market and 59th streets on Friday. — Tribune Photos Michael D’Onofrio

...of Horizon House, said the organization will move its offices from its current location at 120 S. 30th St. to New Market West, along with upwards of 300 staff members. Wilush added that many...

    $50M complex breaks ground in West Phila.
    It's a new day on Market Street in West Philadelphia. Two nonprofit organizations embarked Friday on a nearly $50 million project to build a four-story community services and retail complex on an underutilized and vacant city block at 59th and Market streets.
    http://www.phillytrib.com

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6 days ago

Newbold CDC shared Hardena/Waroeng Surabaya's...

OMG, Hardena/Waroeng Surabaya! This is so exciting! :)

    Here Are Philly's James Beard Semifinalists for 2018
    The region scored 14 nominations across seven categories this year. The James Beard Award semifinalists were announced this morning - and as with last year's semis, big-name chefs and some of the city's best who have only recently been recognized by the mainstream (hello, Hardena!) are on the list.
    https://www.phillymag.com

6 days ago

National Adoption Center added 4 new photos —...

Ricky took his work seriously and produced a beautiful dish - sure it was yummy too! Thanks JNA!

    National Adoption Center
    National Adoption Center, Philadelphia, PA. 2.1K likes. There are no unwanted children, just unfound families.
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

Further listings…

Feb. 27-          Mt. Hebron Baptist Ch. hosts Community Feeding Day, Clothing & Items Giveaway at 1417 Wharton St., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Kids, ladies, men, home. Free. For info: (215) 336-8163

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Feb. 20-          Judge Marsha Neifield leads Panel on Human Trafficking at Union League, 140 S. Broad St., 5:30 p.m. For info: (215) 563-6500.

Feb. 20-          State Rep. Joanna McClinton hosts Energy Forum at 18th Dist. Police Sta., 5510 Pine St., 6 p.m. For info: (215) 748-6712.

Feb. 21-          State rep candidate Jeff Curry hosts Fundraiser at McGillin’s Olde Ale House, 1310 Drury St., 5:30-8:30 p.m. Open bar, buffet. Hosts $500, Friends $250, Supporters $100, Guests $50. Payable to “Friends of Jeff Curry,” 219 St. Marks Pl., Phila., PA 19104 or VoteforJeffCurry.com.

Feb. 21-          DA Larry Krasner hosts “W. Philly Community Collaboration Listening Session” at Mt. Pisgah Ch., 428 N. 41st St., 6-8 p.m. Refreshments. For info: Lauren.Townsend@phila.gov or (215) 686-8934.

Feb. 22-          Green Party of Phila. hosts Membership Mtg. at Shissler Rec Ctr., 1800 Blair St., 7 p.m. Election of City Committee. For info: (215) 843-4256 or gpop@gpop.org.

Feb. 22-          Phila.’s Democratic Women hold Mtg. at Irish Pub, 2007 Walnut St., Happy Hour 5 p.m., Mtg. 6 p.m. Guest speaker: State Rep. Donna Bullock. For info: Rania Major (215) 837-3250 or Shantale Galloway (267) 467-0995.

Feb. 22-          State Reps. Isabella Fitzgerald, Jason Dawkins & Jared Solomon with Councilwoman Chderelle Parker host family Fun Night at Olney Rec Ctr., 6001 A St., 6-8:30 p.m.

Feb. 23-          State rep candidate Maggie Borski hosts Fundraiser at Harmonia Cl., 2404 Orthodox St., 7-10 p.m. Donations $25. RSVP: votemaggienborski@gmail.com or (267) 415-6438.

Feb. 24-          State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Youth Employment Workshop at Shepard Rec Ctr., 5700 Haverford Ave., 10 a.m.-12 m. 192nd Legislative Dist. youths 14-18 seeking summer jobs & state programs. Parent or guardian must accompany. To register: Donna (215) 879-6625.

Mar. 1-           State Rep. Jason Dawkins hosts Workshop on Apprenticeship Opportunities at 4667 Paul St., 6-7 p.m. For info: (215) 744-7901.

Mar. 2-           State Sen. John Sabatina & Fox Chase Cancer Ctr. host Breast Cancer Screening at district office, 12361 Academy Rd., 10 a.m. Must be 40+, with prescription. To make app’t or for info: Linda Hammell (215) 728-3554 or Linda.Hammel@fccc.edu.

Mar. 3-           State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Youth Employment Workshop at Rose Plg., 1300 N. 75th St., 10 a.m.-12 m. 192nd Legislative Dist. youths 14-18 seeking summer jobs & state programs. Parent or guardian must accompany. To register: Donna (215) 879-6625.

Mar. 3-           State Sen. Anthony Williams hosts Birthday Party at Hilton City Line Hotel, 4200 City Line Ave., VIP Reception 6 p.m., party 7-12 p.m. Young Professionals $75, Supporters $100, Friends $250, Hosts $1,000. For info: Portia Fullard, Chavous Consulting (267) 888-4165.

Mar. 9-           State Rep. Emilio Vázquez hosts Career Expo for persons with criminal records at Temple U., Gittis Stud. Activities Ctr., 1755 N. 13th St., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Must register: (215) 425-5708.

Mar. 10-         State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Youth Employment Workshop at John Anderson Cultural Ctr., 5301 Overbrook Ave.10 a.m.-12 m. 192nd Legislative Dist. youths 14-18 seeking summer jobs & state programs. Parent or guardian must accompany. To register: Donna (215) 879-6625.

Mar. 16-         Pat Parkinson hosts 57th Ward St. Patrick’s Party at Paddy Whack’s, 9241 Roosevelt Blvd., 7 p.m. Tickets $35. For info: (267) 773-3251.

Mar. 17-         State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Youth Employment Workshop at Sweet Union Baptist Ch., 1536 N. 59th St.,10 a.m.-12 m. 192nd Legislative Dist. youths 14-18 seeking summer jobs & state programs. Parent or guardian must accompany. To register: Donna (215) 879-6625.

Mar. 22-         Councilman Derek Green hosts Cocktail Reception at Estia, 1405 Locust St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Benefactors $2,500, Friends $1,000, Supporters $500, Guests...

    Further listings...
    Feb. 20- Judge Marsha Neifield leads Panel on Human Trafficking at Union League, 140 S. Broad St., 5:30 p.m. For info: (215) 563-6500. Feb. 20- State Rep. Joanna McClinton hosts Energy Forum at 18th Dist. Police Sta., 5510 Pine St., 6 p.m. For info: (215) 748-6712. Feb.
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