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Great interview with Emily Smith, who lives i...

Great interview with Emily Smith, who lives in Bella Vista AND is executive director of Philadelphia's Magic Gardens. Fun fact: the gardens are dog-friendly!

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Vive la France! In honor of their victory in the World Cup, here is "The Marseilles Hymn: in French & English," from our collection. It was printed in Philadelphia, and though undated, this version has an estimated date of 1793.

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    MIX & MATCH DesignShop
    Celebrate France! Bastille Day sale all week. 10% off everything French. Lalique, Baccarrat, Jacques Garcia, and new items from the collection of George Perrier.
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August 16: Bella Vista Night at the Phillies Double Header

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    August 16: Bella Vista Night at the Phillies Double Header
    Join neighbors for a fun afternoon and evening at Citizens Bank Park with the showdown between the Phillies and the Mets. BVNA has reserved seats in section 211, each $30 ticket includes a donation to BVNA. One Ticket is good for both games! Click here for payment form.
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Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Two New Historic Districts And Grand Court Protected
    Two new historic districts and a well-known Center City interior were added to the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places during today's monthly meeting of the Historical Commission. A unanimous vote of approval by the Historical Commission makes the Wanamaker's Grand Court, nominated by the Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia, the third interior added to the city's list of protected properties, joining the City Hall Council Chambers and the Family Court Building.
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If you see pickle ball being played on the te...

If you see pickle ball being played on the tennis court. Here's what's going on. http://digital.olivesoftware.com/Olive/ODN/PhiladelphiaInquirer/shared/ShowArticle.aspx?doc=PHQP%2F2018%2F07%2F13&entity=Ar05800&sk=5E6CA4AB&mode=text

    Pickleball is agame to relish - Philadelphia Inquirer - Philly Edition, 2018-07-13
    By Bethany Ao STAFF WRITER Pickleball is the latest rage in South Jersey, where a Cherry Hill-based meetup group of players that started in June 2016 has exploded to include over 800 members. One of the country's fastest-growing sports, pickleball, which has nothing to do with pickles, is a combination of tennis, badminton, and table tennis.
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FYI Philly's annual Ice Cream Social

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    FYI Philly's annual Ice Cream Social
    This weekend on FYI Philly, we're celebrating National Ice Cream Month with our annual ice cream social, visiting some new spots and some Philly favorites that have stood the test of time. We round up artisan ice cream sandwiches and milkshakes plus Philly Mag's picks for coolest treats AND a refreshing spot for a hot summer day.
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    NACTO Board of Directors Archives - National Association of City Transportation Officials
    Robert Spillar serves as the City of Austin Transportation Director. As the lead mobility professional for the City of Austin, he is responsible for the City's multi-modal transportation portfolio, Vision Zero, Transportation Demand Management, Special Events and Parking Enterprise operations. Under Spillar's leadership, the City of Austin was a finalist in the U.S.
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Save your seat for the 2018/2019 Season! Che...

Save your seat for the 2018/2019 Season! Check out the new Wilma 4 Play Packages: - Reserve your seats for all four productions - Save on tickets - Experience living, adventurous art at The Wilma Theater --> https://goo.gl/29FF2p Photo by Bill Hebert.

    The Wilma Theater
    Save your seat for the 2018/2019 Season! Check out the new Wilma 4 Play Packages: - Reserve your seats for all four productions - Save on tickets - Experience living, adventurous art at The...
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The Athenaeum of Philadelphia updated their c...

Malby's Terrestrial Globe, 1867.

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    Malby's Terrestrial Globe, 1867.
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Ever wonder if the National Archives and Reco...

Ever wonder if the National Archives and Records Administration has records of aliens and UFOs in our holdings? If so, you’re in luck! Our colleague Joseph Gillette, an Archivist on a cross-training assignment in the National Archives History Office, wrote a series about the Air Force’s Project Blue Book, as well as its precursors, Project Sign and Project Grudge. The purpose of these projects was to investigate the increasing number of unidentified flying object (UFO) sightings throughout America and determine their nature and any potential threat. This blog posted, entitled “INVASION! (of privacy),” is the first in a three part series which explores the Project Blue Book and discusses records of UFOs in the holdings of the National Archives! You can find Part II, “UFOs: Natural Explanations,” and Part III, “UFOs: Man-Made, Made Up, and Unknown,” on the Pieces of History blog here: www.prologue.blogs.archives.gov https://prologue.blogs.archives.gov/2018/04/09/invasion-of-privacy/

    INVASION! (of privacy)
    Today's post comes from Joseph Gillette, an archivist on a cross-training assignment with the National Archives History Office. It is part of a series concerning the Air Force's Project Blue Book investigation. In the mid-1970s, the National Archives prepared to absorb the records of the Air Force's Project Blue Book, as well as its precursors,...
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*NEW* Snap Kitchen Meal Plans

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    *NEW* Snap Kitchen Meal Plans - Philly Grub
    Don't like to cook? Don't have time to cook? Snap Kitchen in Philadelphia has you covered with their new healthy meal plans. Learn more & click for a coupon code!
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    Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia
    Around Washington Square, 10 AM Sat. 7/14/2018 https://www.facebook.com/preservationalliance/events/ Photo from Historic American Building Survey of N.W. Ayer & Company Building, 204-212 South...
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The Athenaeum of Philadelphia added 3 new pho...

On on July 11, 1804, Alexander Hamilton was mortally wounded by Aaron Burr in a duel. Today we dip into our vault to explore the subject.

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    The Athenaeum of Philadelphia added a new photo.
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PHOTOgraphy 2018

The Philadelphia Sketch Club - 235 South Camac Street - Philadelphia PA 19107 - 215-545-9298

    Philadelphia Sketch Club
    Visual artists dedicated to fostering creativity, art appreciation and education. Main menu Main menu The Philadelphia Sketch Club - 235 South Camac Street - Philadelphia PA 19107 - 215-545-9298 info@sketchclub.org A nonprofit organization under Chapter 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
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The Philadelphia Sketch Club - 235 South Camac Street - Philadelphia PA 19107 - 215-545-9298

    Philadelphia Sketch Club
    Visual artists dedicated to fostering creativity, art appreciation and education. Main menu Main menu The Philadelphia Sketch Club - 235 South Camac Street - Philadelphia PA 19107 - 215-545-9298 info@sketchclub.org A nonprofit organization under Chapter 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
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4 days ago

The sassy, hoagie-mouthed chef is back | Let's Eat

...nowadays, and Rubino family has gone two doors away to add Ralph’s Grab & Go (764 S. Ninth St., 215-627-6011). The name tells the story: Refrigerator cases hold Italian specialties (chicken and...

Jose Garces’ Euro restaurant at the Western Union Building (1111 Locust St.) will wrap after brunch Sunday, July 15, as part of the bankruptcy sale of his company.

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...of Spice Finch, a casually stylish Middle Eastern-slash-Mediterranean bistro at the Warwick Hotel (220 S. 17th St.) — plopping a grown-up Carroll and her fiance, chef Billy Riddle, in the thick of...

10 S. Front St., 5-7 p.m. weekdays at the bar.

Evan Inatome’s roastery/tasting room could open as soon as this weekend at 315 N. 12th St.

The crew behind White Dog Cafe has set up this Retro Nouveau charmer at the Inn at Penn, 3611 Walnut St.

Michael O’Halloran says he could not absorb a rent rise for his taqueria at 7 N. Third St. He is hoping to relocate nearby.

Jose Garces’ Italian concept at 2410 Walnut St. will shut down after business Saturday, July 14, as part of the bankruptcy sale.

...ago with its hidden gem, the hip bruncherie Café Lift tucked beneath the rails at 428 N. 13th St. (Lift, by the way, soon will open a branch in Narberth), followed by a gastropub...

...way, soon will open a branch in Narberth), followed by a gastropub at Prohibition Taproom (501 N. 13th St.), and a wood-fired pizza place called Bufad (1240 Spring Garden St.) that serves the...

...at Prohibition Taproom (501 N. 13th St.), and a wood-fired pizza place called Bufad (1240 Spring Garden St.) that serves the neighborhood well...

Many other places have also come online. From the bend of the park at 12th Street, you can look down and see Parada Maimon (345 N. 12th St.), a casual Dominican restaurant serving Caribbean comfort foods like pollo asado, pasteles, seafood, and stewed oxtails.

...Instagram-based pizzeria that bakes out of the funky W/N W/N Coffee Bar (931 Spring Garden St.), which has its own draws of good coffee, cocktails  (hello, Limón Pepino!), and bar...

...tacos might be in order, so head over to the tiny corner taqueria El Purepecha (469 N. 10th St.) to fill your belly with al pastor sopes before sliding next door for a quenching...

...pastor sopes before sliding next door for a quenching lager session at Love City Brewing (1023 Hamilton), a handsome retrofit of a 19th-century warehouse that is the latest piece of the...

...beer crawl, beginning at the new Boxcar Beer Garden, a picnic-style clearing at the 12th and Callowhill entrance to the park, set to open July 11 by the crew behind Morgan’s...

Also worth checking out nearby are the Roy-Pitz Barrel House (990 Spring Garden St.) and the vast, new Yards Brewery (500 Spring Garden) a little farther east. There are...

    The sassy, hoagie-mouthed chef is back | Let's Eat
    Jennifer Carroll, the Northeast Philly-raised chef who made a national name for herself a few years ago on Top Chef and its spin-offs, just opened her own restaurant in Rittenhouse. Also this week, I share word of a West African/Caribbean BYOB in Montco, a new casual spin-off from the city's oldest Italian restaurant, and a farm-to-table wine bar with plenty of seasonal choices.
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Congrats to Ralph's Italian Restaurant on you...

Congrats to Ralph's Italian Restaurant on your new shop. Bella Vista is truly a food lover's paradise!

    Ralph's in South Philly opens a food shop 2 doors away
    Ralph's Restaurant, which bills itself as the oldest family-run Italian restaurant in the country, has something new two doors away: Ralph's Grab & Go, a shop selling made-to-order sandwiches ($9 to $12) and square pizzas ($13 to $16), as well as refrigerated South Philly-style prepared foods, such as sauces, mozzarella, roasted peppers, and entrees such as chicken Parm, eggplant Parm, lasagna, and manicotti.
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4 days ago

News of Bella Vista, July 11 edition. Visit o...

News of Bella Vista, July 11 edition. Visit our website to subscribe to our weekly emailed newsletter.

    BVNA News July 11
    School news The Nebinger School playground (accessible from 6th Street between Montrose and Carpenter) is now open for summer hours, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. every day. For rules and more information, go here. The Andrew Jackson Home and School Association will be hosting incoming kindergartner play dates on Saturday (July 14) from 10 a.m.-noon, at Capitolo Playground, 9th & Federal streets, and on Saturday, Aug.
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Two Garces Restaurants Will Close As Sale of the Group Goes Through

...stop serving at the end of day on Saturday, July 14. Garces Trading Company at 1111 Locust will shutter after brunch on Sunday, July 15. According to a statement, employees at both...

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...part of the process, two Garces restaurants in Philadelphia are closing right away. 24 at 24th and Walnut will stop serving at the end of day on Saturday, July 14. Garces Trading Company...

    Two Garces Restaurants Will Close As Sale of the Group Goes Through
    The sale of Jose Garces' restaurant group to 3BM1, a partnership between Louisiana-based Ballard Brands and Philly-based investor David Maser, was approved in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Camden on Tuesday, which means 3BM1 now owns almost all of the Iron Chef's restaurants, as well as the events division of his company.
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Garces restaurant sale is approved; two will close this weekend

...the company looks to relocate its corporate headquarters and test kitchen. Garces Trading Co. at 1111 Locust St., not subject to the sale, will close after its brunch service on Sunday after nearly...

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Garces’ management of 24 Wood-Fired Grill, 2401 Walnut St., will end after service on Saturday as the company looks to relocate its corporate headquarters...

    Garces restaurant sale is approved; two will close this weekend
    The sale of most of Jose Garces' restaurant empire was approved Tuesday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Camden for about $8 million in cash and assumed liabilities. As part of the sale, a new entity - 3BM1, a partnership between Louisiana-based Ballard Brands and local investor David Maser - will assume control of Amada, Tinto, Village Whiskey, the Olde Bar, JG Domestic, Volvér, and Garces Events.
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5 days ago

PGW is replacing gas pipeline in our area. Se...

PGW is replacing gas pipeline in our area. See link for details.

    If you are a PGW customer , there will be a temporary interruption in your service on the day your home or business is connected to the newly installed gas main. A PGW contractor will leave a notice on your door stating the anticipated date of service interruption at your home or business.
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Report From Today’s Human-Protected Bike Lane

So, cyclists set up a human-protected bike lane, as they’d done before, on Spruce Street and 13th Street, and created a space for those commuting into the city by bicycle – about 241 per hour, according to 2017 BCGP counts; although more were observed this morning – to get into Center City.

    Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia
    There were already multiple vehicles parked in the 22nd Street bike lane when protesters showed up just before 8am on Tuesday morning. It was a sort of fitting, if maddening, example of why a group had begun forming in front of a new Wawa on the corner.
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5 days ago

Seger Park shared Old Pine Community Center's...

    Old Pine Community Center
    Old Pine Community Center is proud to present our "Community Music Series" happening on July 13th and August 10th. The series plans to showcase live local music in a family-friendly environment....
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Today is National Cow Appreciation Day! In ob...

Today is National Cow Appreciation Day! In observance, we are sharing this photograph of a three-legged calf from our Rural Rehabilitation Loan Case Files from West Virginia. The Rural Rehabilitation Division of the Farmer’s Home Administration was established April 1, 1934, by authority of the Federal Emergency Relief Act, to make loans to destitute farm families. This three-legged cow belonged to B. H. Young of Webster County, West Virginia. 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. You can find this photograph in NARA's online catalog here: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/12043705 Today’s post was written by Grace Schultz, Archives Technician at the National Archives at Philadelphia. #nationalcowappreciationday #cows #farms #food #history #archives #nara

    National Archives at Philadelphia
    Today is National Cow Appreciation Day! In observance, we are sharing this photograph of a three-legged calf from our Rural Rehabilitation Loan Case Files from West Virginia. The Rural Rehabilitation...
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5 days ago

Zoning meeting tonight.

Zoning meeting tonight.

    Bella Vista Neighbors Association
    Zoning Meeting Tue., May 8, 7:30 Palumbo Rec. Center (10th & Fitzwater)
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