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

    An interactive fountain driven by train traffic is coming to Philadelphia's Center City
    Pulse, a snaking public art piece linked to the Dilworth Park fountain in Philadelphia, will soon be showing commuters what's going on underneath their feet. The fountain sits in front of Philadelphia City Hall in Center City, and sculptor Janet Echelman will soon be realizing a light-and-mist installation that will track underground SEPTA trains in real time, thanks to a $325,000 grant from the William Penn Foundation.
    https://archpaper.com

36 min 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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1 hour ago

Did you know that young people who participat...

Did you know that young people who participate in the arts are 4 times more likely to be recognized for academic achievement? FoCA is proud to support the drama club @ Arthur and we can't wait for the 2018 show! Come support the arts! Thursday March 31st at 5pm.

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Did you know that young people who participate in the arts are 4 times more likely to be recognized for academic achievement? FoCA is proud to support the drama club @ Arthur and we can't wait for...
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2 hours 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

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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.

17 hours ago

Board the #MillenniumFalcon and journey to a ...

Board the #MillenniumFalcon and journey to a galaxy far, far away in #SOLO: A Star Wars Story, an all-new adventure with the most beloved scoundrel in the galaxy—#HanSolo. 3 days left until the Thursday, May 24th advance screenings at the Prince Theater: http://filmadelphia.org/events/solo-star-wars/

    SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY at the Prince Theater - Tickets on Sale!
    RON HOWARD | USA | 2018 | 143 MIN | PG-13 Board the Millennium Falcon and journey to a galaxy far, far away in "Solo: A Star Wars Story," an all-new adventure with the most beloved scoundrel in the galaxy.
    http://filmadelphia.org

19 hours ago

What will $1,500 rent you in Philadelphia?

There's this one-bedroom, one-bathroom townhouse located at 1715 Webster St. It's listed for $1,500/month for its 752-square-feet of space.

Here's a 549-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom studio at 1604 Spruce St. that's going for $1,500/month.

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Next, check out this 1,540-square-foot studio that's located at 1730 N. Fifth St. It's also listed for $1,500/month.

Located at 1010 Race St., here's a 785-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment that's listed for $1,500/month.

    What will $1,500 rent you in Philadelphia?
    Curious just how far your dollar goes in Philadelphia? We've rounded up the latest rental offerings via rental site Zumper to get a sense of what to expect when it comes to finding an apartment in Philadelphia if you've got $1,500/month earmarked for your rent.
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20 hours ago

Gershman Y rebrands, will move from building of 95 years

Additionally, the GPJFF will relocate from its longtime headquarters at 401 S. Broad Street to another location beginning in December, though the new location has not yet been announced. The organization has operated out of its current space for 95 years.

    Gershman Y rebrands, will move from building of 95 years
    The Gershman Y will now focus exclusively on film and film-related programming, changing its name to the Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival and foregoing other cultural arts programming, the organization recently announced. Additionally, the GPJFF will relocate from its longtime headquarters at 401 S.
    http://www.philly.com

21 hours ago

Come get your music on

Come get your music on

    Seger Park
    Come get your music on
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21 hours ago

Seger Park shared Bria Anneí Young's post.

Sign your kids up today for this fun camp!

    Bria Anneí Young
    FREE basketball summer camp for kids grades 4-8th located at Seger Park this summer. To sign up visit: BriaYoungBasketball.com/programs
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22 hours ago

Explore what it takes to create an enduring m...

Explore what it takes to create an enduring monster at our Hands-On Tour this Friday, May 25, featuring Bram Stoker’s handwritten notes for Dracula.

    Hands-On Tour: Dracula
    Join us for this rare peek into some of the most personal and emotional writing in our collections. From the aching yearnings of poet John Keats to the dying wishes of a Civil War solider, the Rosenbach is home to a variety of love letters.
    https://rosenbach.org

22 hours ago

Beer Garden, Beethoven, and tales from the Bo...

Beer Garden, Beethoven, and tales from the Bone Room here at The Mütter Museum! https://mailchi.mp/collegeofphysicians/beer-beethoven

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    Beer Garden, Beethoven, and tales from the Bone Room here at The Mütter Museum! https://mailchi.mp/collegeofphysicians/beer-beethoven
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22 hours ago

We hope you have the opportunity to attend th...

We hope you have the opportunity to attend the reception and exhibition of our Gallery Store artist Saleem Ahmed at Gravy Studio, who is proud to present Ahmed’s first gallery exhibit of his series Rani Road. Rani Road Photographs by Saleem Ahmed June 1st - 30th, 2018 First Friday Opening Reception at Gravy Studio : June 1st, 6-10pm https://www.gravy-studio.com/rani-road-saleem-ahmed

    The Print Center
    We hope you have the opportunity to attend the reception and exhibition of our Gallery Store artist Saleem Ahmed at Gravy Studio, who is proud to present Ahmed's first gallery exhibit of his series...
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22 hours ago

We hope you make it to CHAD’s semi-annual cel...

We hope you make it to CHAD’s semi-annual celebration of students’ work on Friday, June 1 from 3 to 6pm. Congrats to the students and teachers! We are happy to have CHAD as a partner through our AISP (Artists-in-Schools Program) where we bring a full year of art classes focused on photography and printmaking to Philadelphia public high schools student, thank you!

    SpringFest 18 | Center / Architecture + Design
    CHAD engages and educates Philadelphia students through the power of design thinking and introduction to creative career opportunities. In pursuing its mission, CHAD values and believes that collaboration builds community, creative thinking empowers dreams of what will be, passion develops the skill to sustain excellence, and stewardship inspires responsible care of financial, physical and human resources.
    https://www.philadelphiacfa.org

24 hours ago

Eastern University Announces Two New Degree Offerings

200 S. Broad St., Suite 700, Philadelphia, PA 19102

    Eastern University Announces Two New Degree Offerings
    The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia is dedicated to promoting regional economic growth, advancing business-friendly public policies, and servicing our members through outstanding programs, benefits and services.
    http://legacy.chamberphl.com

24 hours ago

In October 2017 The Chirurgeon's Apprentice D...

In October 2017 The Chirurgeon's Apprentice Dr. Lindsey Fitzharris came to The Mütter Museum to discuss her book, The Butchering Art, about Joseph Lister and Victorian Medicine. Mütter Curator Anna Dhody invited Dr. Fitzharris for a behind the scenes tour. In this video they end up in our Bone Room, where they discuss 19th century medicine, from tuberculosis to child birth, and antisepsis to anatomy…

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    In October 2017 The Chirurgeon's Apprentice Dr. Lindsey Fitzharris came to The Mütter Museum to discuss her book, The Butchering Art, about Joseph Lister and Victorian Medicine. Mütter Curator Anna...
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24 hours ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market added 4 new photo...

The Tuesday farmers' market opens tomorrow, 10am-2pm, with Rineer Family Farms, Hands on the Earth Orchard, Aurora Grace Chocolates & Bakery, and Shiloh Farm from Downington. In the next week weeks, we're joined by even more local food producers. See you tomorrow morning for the beginning of the Tuesday season.

    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market
    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market added a new photo.
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25 hours ago

Free and Exciting Things To Do In Philly This Week, May 21 – 27

PHS Pop-Up Garden ~ May 21 – until fall ~ Relax while enjoying food & beer at two different locations! South Street, 1438 South Street and University City Square, 36th & Filbert streets. ~ PHS Pop-Up Garden ~

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...Black Panther at the Trocadero ~ May 21 ~ Starting at 8 pm at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch Street. Admission is $3 and the fee goes toward your first drink or snack. Get there...

...the Fine Arts ~ May 21 – June 3 ~ Held at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 118-128 N. Broad Street. PAFA is known for admitting some of the best. Here the public has the opportunity...

Spruce Street Harbor Park & UNIVESTival ~ May 21 – September 3 ~ Held at Spruce Street Harbor Park, 301 S. Columbus Boulevard. Enjoy the beer garden and the relaxing waterfront hangout. There will be a weekend-long...

...Cinema ~ May 21 – September 3 ~  FREE on every 1st Sunday. Held at the Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The exhibit explores the relationship between impressionist master Pierre-Auguste Renoir and master filmmaker Jean...

PHS Pop-Up Garden ~ May 21 – until fall ~ Relax while enjoying food & beer at two different locations! South Street, 1438 South Street and University City Square, 36th & Filbert streets. ~ PHS Pop-Up Garden ~

...The Franklin Institute ~ May 22 ~ From 7 pm to 10 pm at The Franklin Institute, 222 N. 20th Street. Enjoy stargazing, planetarium shows, science talks about space and other hands-on astronomy activities. Learn...

...22 – 24 ~ From 5 pm to 9 pm. Held at the Free Library of Philadelphia 1901 Vine St. Enjoy drinks on the Skyline Terrace and take in spectacular views of the city at...

...suggested donation $10)  From 5 pm – 8 pm at The Academy of Natural Sciences at 1900 Benjamin Franklin parkway. The Academy of Natural Sciences is offering pay-what-you-wish admission, family activities...

Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest ~ May 24 – September 3 ~ Held at the Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard. Enjoy the roller rink, mini-golf course, The Midway (with the giant Ferris wheel!) and...

    Free and Exciting Things To Do In Philly This Week, May 21 - 27
    It's going to be a fun packed week of things to do in Philadelphia from May 21 - 27, 2018! With the many museum exhibits, the Longwood Gardens Festival of Fountains, the Chinese Lantern Festival, Brews & Views: Spring Rooftop Mini Series, the Parks on Tap, Beer Gardens, the Spruce Street Harbor Park & UNIVESTival and so much more, you might need a vacation after this week!
    http://www.myphillyalive.com

26 hours ago

25+ Excellent Things To Do In Philly This Week, May 21-28

Where:PHS Pop Up Garden, 1438 South Street

Where:Philadelphia Building, 1315 Walnut Street

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Where:Franklin Square, 200 N. 6th Street

Where:Spruce Street Harbor Park, 301 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:The Fillmore, 29 E. Allen Street

Where:Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch Street

Where:The Franklin Institute, 222 N. 20th Street

Where:Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street

...through Memorial Day at this sprawling green space in South Philadelphia at the corner of Broad Street and Pattison Avenue (across the street from AT&T Station and the sports complex...

Where:FDR Park, 1500 Pattison Avenue & S. Broad Street

Where:The Academy of Natural Sciences, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Where:Morgan's Pier, 221 N. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Cruiser Olympia at Independence Seaport Museum, 211 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Various locations including National Mechanics, 2701, 22 S. 3rd Street

Where:Bok Bar, 800 Mifflin Street

Where:Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, 1020 South Street

Where:Lithuanian Music Hall Association, 2715 E. Allegheny Avenue

Where:Various locations including National Constitution Center, 525 Arch Street

Where:Festival Pier at Penn's Landing, 601 N. Columbus Boulevard

Where:The Mann Center, 5201 Parkside Avenue

Where:Morris Arboretum, 100 E. Northwestern Avenue

    25+ Excellent Things To Do In Philly This Week, May 21-28
    Sail Philadelphia | Photo by M. Stanley for Delaware River Waterfront Corporation Memorial Day weekend happenings, a free fireworks show, Sail Philadelphia, opening of Bok Bar and more... Memorial Day weekend welcomes the unofficial start of summer - and there's no shortage of awesome things to do.
    https://www.uwishunu.com

27 hours ago

Elixr's new coffee roastery will feature an 'omakase' bar

The facility, a bit larger than Elixr’s backstreet flagship location at 207 S. Sydenham St. in Rittenhouse, will feature what owner Evan Inatome calls an omakase coffee-tasting bar, where baristas will conceive and craft five cups of coffee in unique flights for coffee fans.

...Justice and needed Inatome’s help with child care. Elixr’s original location was on 15th Street south of Walnut, where the entrance to SPiN and &Pizza are now. The shop moved in 2012, and...

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In the works for more than a year, Elixr Coffee Roasters’ new roastery/cafe on 12th Street near Vine in the Goldtex Building (315 N. 12th St.) is just a few weeks from opening.

In the works for more than a year, Elixr Coffee Roasters’ new roastery/cafe on 12th Street near Vine in the Goldtex Building (315 N. 12th St.) is just a few weeks from opening.

    Elixr's new coffee roastery will feature an 'omakase' bar
    In the works for more than a year, Elixr Coffee Roasters' new roastery/cafe on 12th Street near Vine in the Goldtex Building (315 N. 12th St.) is just a few weeks from opening. The facility, a bit larger than Elixr's backstreet flagship location at 207 S. Sydenham St.
    http://www.philly.com

31 hours ago

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2 days ago

More rain in the forecast over the next few d...

More rain in the forecast over the next few days. Enjoy(?) the interlude between wet weather! #GetOutdoors #LawnmowerSunday #BeSafe

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    More rain in the forecast over the next few days. Enjoy(?) the interlude between wet weather! #GetOutdoors #LawnmowerSunday #BeSafe
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2 days ago

Disney's Aladdin is coming to the Academy of Music

240 S Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19102

    6abc Loves the Arts: Disney's Aladdin is coming to the Academy of Music
    Get ready for a magic carpet ride! Disney's Aladdin is coming to the Academy of Music, closing out The Broadway Philadelphia season and making wishes come true with an all-new production of the Tony Award-winning show that has proven to be a blockbuster.
    http://6abc.com

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    FOR INTERIOR ALTERATIONS TO EXISTING STRUCTURE TO INCLUDE NEW INTERIOR PARTITIONS AND INTERIOR FNISHES, AS PER APPROVED PLANS. *SEPARATE CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY PERMIT REQUIRED FOR THE FIRST FLOOR COMMERCIAL SPACE PRIOR TO OCCUPANCY*

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    INSTALL AN EGRESS WINDOW INTO AN EXISTING OPENING. THE OPENING IS LOCATED ON STREET, PARTIALLY BELOW GRADE IN BASEMENT LEVEL OF BUILDING. NO OTHER WORK INCLUDED ON THIS APPLICATION. DETAILS AS SHOWN ON THE PLAN)

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2 days ago

1606 Latimer St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 posted 1 photo to Fotella:

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Angelo Benedetto posted 1 photo to Flickr:

2 days ago

Opera Philadelphia added 6 new photos — at Th...

What a wonderful night at Double Exposure and the post-show reception. Bravo to both casts and creative teams, and to our Composers in Residence Rene Orth and David Hertzberg!

    Opera Philadelphia
    Opera Philadelphia added a new photo - at The Wilma Theater.
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2 days ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    The Rowhouse Boom: Populist Victory or Philadelphia Noir?
    The proudest moment for the Philadelphia rowhouse was in Chicago, of all places. A two-story "Workingman's House" was "put up at the Columbian Exposition," reported Talcott Williams in 1893.
    https://www.phillyhistory.org

2 days ago

Center City District shared Billy Penn's post...

    Naturally Philly: All the trees, shrubs and flowers you'll find at the Rail Park
    Naturally Philly is a new Billy Penn column that explores the city's wildlife and plants - both familiar and extraordinary - that thrive or struggle in our urban environment. It won't be your typical walk in the park.When the ribbon is cut on June 14 for the city's newest open space, the Rail Park, visitors will experience a very different kind of village green.
    https://billypenn.com

2 days ago

#FunFact Han's reluctant hero personality was...

#FunFact Han's reluctant hero personality was mirrored after Francis Ford Coppola, who directed Apocalypse Now and The Godfather. 5 days and counting until Solo: A Star Wars Story premieres at the Prince Theater!

    Prince Theater
    FunFact Han's reluctant hero personality was mirrored after Francis Ford Coppola, who directed Apocalypse Now and The Godfather. 5 days and counting until Solo: A Star Wars Story premieres at the...
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