1 hour ago

On The Blog: UNTOLD STORIES OF COMPTON – THE ...

On The Blog: UNTOLD STORIES OF COMPTON – THE ATTORNEY, by Joyce H. Munro, Morris Arboretum Archives Volunteer http://bit.ly/comptonattorney.

    Untold Stories of Compton - The Attorney
    Morris Arboretum Blogs
    http://cms.business-services.upenn.edu

11 hours ago

Photograph by Keith Snyder

Photograph by Keith Snyder

    Gwendolyn Haines Snyder
    Photograph by Keith Snyder
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20 hours ago

buhrayin posted 3 photos to Flickr:

30 hours ago

Chestnut Hill Community Association added 7 n...

More photos from our tour! Volunteers make this tour possible. The snow added to the magic ❄️

    Chestnut Hill Community Association
    Chestnut Hill Community Association, Philadelphia. 1.6K likes. The CHCA encourages a sense of community and improves the quality of life in Chestnut Hill.
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33 hours ago

Chestnut Hill Community Association added 5 n...

Our volunteers make this tour possible! #chholidayhousetour

    Chestnut Hill Community Association
    Chestnut Hill Community Association, Philadelphia. 1.6K likes. The CHCA encourages a sense of community and improves the quality of life in Chestnut Hill.
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34 hours ago

Thank you to our Main Sponsor, Audi Willow Gr...

Thank you to our Main Sponsor, Audi Willow Grove

    Chestnut Hill Community Association
    Thank you to our Main Sponsor, Audi Willow Grove
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34 hours ago

Ride the Trolley at the Holiday House Tour!

Ride the Trolley at the Holiday House Tour!

    Chestnut Hill Community Association
    Ride the Trolley at the Holiday House Tour!
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35 hours ago

Chestnut Hill Community Association shared Ch...

    Chestnut Hill Holiday House Tour
    Chestnut Hill Holiday House Tour. 263 likes · 18 talking about this. Get in the holiday spirit by visiting some of Chestnut Hill's most notable residences each impeccably decorated by local...
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44 hours ago

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2 days ago

Watch CBS tonight at 5pm and 6pm for a previe...

Watch CBS tonight at 5pm and 6pm for a preview of our Christmas Holiday House Tour! http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/video/channel/465-live/

    Chestnut Hill Community Association
    Watch CBS tonight at 5pm and 6pm for a preview of our Christmas Holiday House Tour! http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/video/channel/465-live/
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2 days ago

TOMORROW is Saturday's Chestnut Hill Christma...

TOMORROW is Saturday's Chestnut Hill Christmas Holiday House Tour

    TOMORROW is Saturday's Chestnut Hill Christmas Holiday House Tour
    Chestnut Hill Community Association (CHCA), this year's tour will feature five of the area's loveliest historic homes decorated for the holidays. Get into the holiday spirit with a day spent touring a variety of dramatic homes, and find inspiration for your holiday celebrations while experiencing the rich architectural heritage of Chestnut Hill.
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2 days ago

Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsyl...

America’s Garden Capital Maze at Dilworth Park’s Wintergarden Returns November 10, 2017–February 25, 2018: The second season of the America's Garden Capital - Greater Philadelphia Gardens Maze at Dilworth Park’s Wintergarden is officially underway! Wintergarden is a wonderland of inspiring horticulture displays, ice skating, fire pits, and festivities. One of Wintergarden’s must-visit spots is the America’s Garden Capital Maze–a holiday-inspired garden that recognizes the more than 30 public gardens in our region—including Morris Arboreum. Now through February 25, enjoy picture-perfect moments with friends and family amid the vibrant plantings, topiaries, twinkling lights, and festive décor. Throughout the season take advantage of Free Garden Programs presented by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society. December’s programs feature “Make and Take: Natural Holiday Gifts” on December 2 and “Make and Take: Holiday Greens” on December 12. Advance registration is required for free Garden Workshops and space is limited. See all the details at americasgardencapital.org/wintergarden. #AmericasGardenCapital #VisitPhilly #DilworthPark Photos by Rob Cardillo.

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2 days ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE 3/4" WATER LINE FROM STREET TO HOUSE-PA1#20173352275-"SELF-CERTIFICATION'S ARE NO LONGER PERMITTED" - "ALL EXCAVATIONS AND PLUMBING TRENCHES IN EXCESS OF 5 FEET IN DEPTH MUST HAVE APPROVED SHORING IN PLACE AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION"

    139 W GRAVERS LN Issued December 6, 2017 Comment

3 days ago

On The Blog: LIVING COLLECTION COLLABORATION ...

On The Blog: LIVING COLLECTION COLLABORATION PROJECT: An Interview with Anthony Aiello, The Gayle E. Maloney Director of Horticulture and Curator of Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania; contributed by Ashley Angell, Morris Arboretum Social Media Strategist http://bit.ly/livingcollection

    Living Collection Collaboration Project
    An Interview with Anthony Aiello | The Gayle E. Maloney Director of Horticulture and Curator of Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania Contributed by Ashley Angell, Morris Arboretum Social Media Strategist We are here today to speak with Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania's Director of Horticulture and Curator, Anthony Aiello, about a recent collaboration between the Arboretum and the University of Tennessee Knoxville's Institute of Agriculture, Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology.
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3 days ago

From Lucy Dinsmore, Azalea Meadow Horticultur...

From Lucy Dinsmore, Azalea Meadow Horticulturist: “It's begun! Flowering Chimonanthes praecox in the Oak Allee is heavenly.” #morrisarboretum #winterflowers * To plan your visit, go to: morrisarboretum.org.

    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    From Lucy Dinsmore, Azalea Meadow Horticulturist: "It's begun! Flowering Chimonanthes praecox in the Oak Allee is heavenly." #morrisarboretum #winterflowers * To plan your visit, go to:...
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3 days ago

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4 days ago

On The Blog: UNTOLD STORIES OF COMPTON: THE D...

On The Blog: UNTOLD STORIES OF COMPTON: THE DOCTOR, contributed by Joyce H. Munro, Morris Arboretum Archives Volunteer http://bit.ly/UntoldComptonDoctor

    Untold Stories of Compton: The Doctor
    Contributed by Joyce H. Munro, Morris Arboretum Archives Volunteer Dr. McCloskey with son Tommy, circa 1935 Courtesy of the McCloskey family On a Saturday evening early in the winter of 1932, a newspaper columnist happened to see Miss Lydia Morris at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia.
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4 days ago

Check out this great looking group of lads! B...

Check out this great looking group of lads! Big Thanks to Penn Glee Club for their stellar Annual Holiday Performance last Saturday. We look forward to next year!

    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    Check out this great looking group of lads! Big Thanks to Penn Glee Club for their stellar Annual Holiday Performance last Saturday. We look forward to next year!
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5 days ago

The Morris Arboretum’s popular Holiday Garden...

The Morris Arboretum’s popular Holiday Garden Railway is currently running, open daily through December 31st (except December 24th & 25th). For more details: http://bit.ly/MAhgr.

    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    The Morris Arboretum's popular Holiday Garden Railway is currently running, open daily through December 31st (except December 24th & 25th). For more details: http://bit.ly/MAhgr.
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5 days ago

Join us on Saturday, December 9th to create a...

Join us on Saturday, December 9th to create a special centerpiece that is sure to put you in the holiday spirit. Create your own tree from long-lasting greens and choose your colors for bows and glass balls. This spectacular holiday centerpiece is 22 to 24 inches tall and will also incorporate lights and fresh flowers. Register Now! : http://bit.ly/2lJz5ww

    Creative Expressions Classes - Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    https://online.morrisarboretum.org

6 days ago

Chestnut Hill Community Association added 7 n...

Vittoria Woodill of CBS Philly visited one of our amazing Christmas Holiday Houses today. She interviewed Michael Moeller of MAM Interiors and CHCA board member Jean Wedgwood. Vittoria will be broadcasting live THIS Friday at 5 and 6 pm from one of the houses on the tour. Tickets available online for the tour on Saturday, Dec. 9. #CHHolildayHouseTour https://chestnuthillcommunity.ticketleap.com/chestnuthillholidayhousetour/

    Chestnut Hill Community Association
    Vittoria with CBS cameraman James
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6 days ago

Get your tickets for Friday Night Lights on D...

Get your tickets for Friday Night Lights on December 8th and say "Hi" to CBS Philly for their HolidayFest tour! http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/show/cbs3-holidayfest/ ...Need Friday Night Lights tickets: http://bit.ly/MAFNL17

    CBS3 HolidayFest
    will be on the road this holiday season to showcase the best of our hometown Christmas, Hanukah and Kwanzaa celebrations through its new HolidayFest series. SummerFest On the heels of the station's popular reports that took viewers from the shore to the Poconos, will also be live on location from Cape May to Bethlehem, PA and plenty of locations in between every Friday at 5 and 6 p.m.
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6 days ago

25+ Amazing Things To Do In Philly This Week, December 4-10

Where:Various locations including Gravers Lane Gallery, 8405 Germantown Avenue

This article has 23 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Where:Dilworth Park, 1 S. 15th Street

Where:Franklin Square, 200 N. 6th Street

Where:Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Ritz At The Bourse, 400 Ranstead Street

Where:Perelman Building, 2525 Pennsylvania Avenue

Where:Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad Street

Where:Four points along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway including outside the Rodin Museum, 2151 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Where:The Shops at Liberty Place, 1625 Chestnut Street

Where:Taller Puertorriqueno, 2600 N. 5th Street

Where:The Liacouras Center, 1776 N. Broad Street

Where:The Wilma Theater, 265 S. Broad Street

Where:Eastern State Penitentiary, 2027 Fairmount Avenue

Where:Bourbon Blue, 2 Rector Street

Where:Tour departs from the Betsy Ross House, 239 Arch Street

Where:Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad Street

Where:National Liberty Museum, 321 Chestnut Street

Where:Electric Factory, 421 N. 7th Street

Where:Various locations including Brooks Brothers, 1513 Walnut Street, Philadelphia

Where:Franny Lou's Porch, 2400 Coral Street

Where:Friendship Field, 203 Fillmore Street, Phoenixville

Where:Locations along the Delaware River including the Independence Seaport Museum, 211 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Various locations including Drexel D&M Shop, Drexel University, 3141 Chestnut Street

Where:Gershman Y, 401 S. Broad Street

    The 25+ Top Things To Do In Philly This Week
    Photo by J. Fusco for Visit Philadelphia Excellent holiday happenings (including the opening of The Nutcracker!), the Army-Navy game, free museum admission and more... December is upon us, and with it, plenty of opportunities to eat, drink and be merry in Philadelphia. Can't get enough of the holidays?
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6 days ago

THIS SATURDAY-Chestnut Hill Christmas Holiday...

THIS SATURDAY-Chestnut Hill Christmas Holiday House Tour Dec. 9; Tickets on sale now!

6 days ago

On The Blog: PREPARING YOUR BEE-ATTRACTING GA...

On The Blog: PREPARING YOUR BEE-ATTRACTING GARDEN FOR WINTER, contributed by Maria Cannon. http://bit.ly/preparebeegarden

    Preparing Your Bee-Attracting Garden for Winter
    Morris Arboretum Blogs
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Dec 03

Friends of J.S. Jenks added 8 new photos.

🍁The Jenks Playground Friends of the Children's Park looks incredible thanks to the new local Wissahickon mulch & all our parent and community volunteers! It's amazing what we were able to accomplish in just a few hours!! ⭐️We had a ton of Weavers Way Co-op members receive 3 hours of service, Chris from Backyard Eats brought tools, and the kids who helped were such hard workers! ☕️🍴Oh, and everyone was full of coffee and breakfast provided by Friends of the Children's Park! 🌳Looking forward to the large Wissahickon wood chip delivery in the spring! #jsjenks #sustainable

    Friends of J.S. Jenks
    Friends of J.S. Jenks. 357 likes. The Friends of J.S. Jenks (FOJSJ) is an independent fundraising organization for support of the J.S. Jenks Public School.
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Dec 03

The Streets Department has shared its leaf co...

The Streets Department has shared its leaf collection plans. See weeks 5 and 6 for the Northwest schedule. Mechanical leaf collection is provided as a supplement to bagged collections in areas identified as having heavy accumulations of leaves and will be offered on a designated weekly schedule in areas with a heavy concentration of leaves. http://www.philadelphiastreets.com/images/uploads/documents/2017_Week_Schedule-Merged.pdf

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Dec 03

Fallen in love with the Lyman Whitaker’s Kine...

Fallen in love with the Lyman Whitaker’s Kinetic Sculptures? Wish you could gaze upon one (or a few) in your home garden? Good News! All the sculptures that you see at Morris Arboretum are available for purchase. For more infomation and to find out how you can buy your favorite sculpture, go to http://bit.ly/LymanWhitaker. Filmed and edited by Mor11​. For inquiries contact Shawn@mor11.com.

    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    Fallen in love with the Lyman Whitaker's Kinetic Sculptures? Wish you could gaze upon one (or a few) in your home garden? Good News! All the sculptures that you see at Morris Arboretum are available...
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Dec 03

Learn to cook Indonesian, then feast on the spoils

From Bali to Bala at 8514 Germantown Ave., 19118

    Learn to cook Indonesian, then feast on the spoils
    What The owners of South Philly's beloved Hardena Restaurant are hosting a small class to show how to cook Indonesian favorites. Ticket price includes dinner after the session. Pre-registration is required: email Laura@FromBalitoBala.com to reserve. Where From Bali to Bala at 8514 Germantown Ave., 19118 When December 5, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.
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Dec 03

http://www.chestnuthilllocal.com/2017/11/30/g...

http://www.chestnuthilllocal.com/2017/11/30/get-your-jingle-on-with-the-christmas-holiday-house-tour/

    Get your jingle on with the Christmas Holiday House Tour - Chestnut Hill Local Philadelphia PA
    by Laura Lucas and John Phillips On Dec.9, Chestnut Hill's Christmas Holiday House Tour will return for its 24th year and marks one of Philadelphia's longest running holiday house tours. The annual event organized by the Chestnut Hill Community Association is sure to delight those who love checking out Chestnut Hill's diverse housing styles while...
    http://www.chestnuthilllocal.com

Dec 02

Morris Arboretum STAFF PICKS: Bird Strike, a ...

Morris Arboretum STAFF PICKS: Bird Strike, a great idea for homes and businesses. Please share your comments below or on our YouTube channel. Don't forget subscribe to our YouTube channel for more great videos! https://youtu.be/qFfU3AAUtJ0

    Morris Arboretum Staff Picks - Bird Strike
    Bryan Thompson of Morris Arboretum talks about how the Arboretum has handled bird strike using a cheap and easy to install solution.
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Dec 02

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL ROOF TOP SOLAR ARRAY 5.10KW DC, 4.59AC 17 300WATT PANELS AS PER 2008 NEC (NORTH DISTRICT)

    240 E EVERGREEN AVE Issued November 30, 2017 Comment

Dec 02

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Dec 01

We need volunteers! Sunday 9AM - 12PM. Jenks ...

We need volunteers! Sunday 9AM - 12PM. Jenks Playground Clean-up! If your family uses it/used it/will use it, come out and help spruce it up!

    Friends of J.S. Jenks
    We need volunteers! Sunday 9AM - 12PM. Jenks Playground Clean-up! If your family uses it/used it/will use it, come out and help spruce it up!
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Dec 01

http://www.chestnuthilllocal.com/2017/11/30/c...

http://www.chestnuthilllocal.com/2017/11/30/community-assn-hires-a-new-executive-director/

    Community Assn. hires a new executive director - Chestnut Hill Local Philadelphia PA
    by Pete Mazzaccaro The Chestnut Hill Community Association announced last week that it had chosen a new person to lead the organization: Mt. Airy resident Anne McNiff. McNiff will leave her current position as foundation manager at Chubb Charitable Foundation, where she has worked for six years.
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Dec 01

Find out WHAT'S IN BLOOM in December and wher...

Find out WHAT'S IN BLOOM in December and where to look for the blooms in the garden: http://bit.ly/INBLOOM_December.

    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania | What's in Bloom
    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania is a historic public garden and educational institution. It promotes an understanding of the relationship between plants, people and place through programs that integrate science, art and the humanities. Learn More
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Dec 01

Dec 01

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Nov 30

Design a beautiful, long lasting arrangement ...

Design a beautiful, long lasting arrangement for your table centerpiece or fireplace mantle. Choose to make your creation from an assortment of greens, flowers, branches, candles, accessories, and more! This workshop will take place on Sunday, December 17th at 1:00 p.m. Register now!: http://bit.ly/2lJz5ww

    Creative Expressions Classes - Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
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Nov 30

Chestnut Hill Community Holiday Parade, Dec. ...

Chestnut Hill Community Holiday Parade, Dec. 16! March with Us or Cheer Us On!

    Chestnut Hill Community Holiday Parade, Dec. 16! March with Us or Cheer Us On!
    Support the Chestnut Hill Community Association, Share this information with your friends, school or organization!
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Nov 30

Even more reason to love the Christmas Holida...

Even more reason to love the Christmas Holiday House Tour! Tickets include Chestnut Hill restaurant discounts, live musical performances, Holiday treats, and a post-tour reception at Woodmere Art Museum with light refreshments. Tour attendees can also enjoy the Museum's exhibit, Merry and Bright. Thank you to the musicians and musical groups who will be performing during the tour-Walking Flukes, Will Gillespie (harp), Rich Rubin, Independence Sinfonia, and the duo, Play it Forward. https://chestnuthillcommunity.ticketleap.com/chestnuthillholidayhousetour/ #CHHolidayHouseTour

    2017 Chestnut Hill Christmas Holiday House Tour
    The holiday season is a time to relive cherished traditions, and for Chestnut Hill, there is no better tradition than spending a day enjoying the Christmas Holiday House tour. Presented annually by the Chestnut Hill Community Association (CHCA), this year's tour will feature five of the area's loveliest historic homes decorated for the holidays.
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Nov 30

Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsyl...

    SOLD OUT - The Living Forest - New Knowledge about the Forest
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