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Schuylkill Banks shared Reimagining the Civic...

Thanks to the Wolf Administration for helping to improve boating access at Bartram's Mile!

    Wolf Administration Celebrates Investments to Expand River Access at Bartram's Garden
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12 hours ago

Fans of our Bibliococktails series know we lo...

Fans of our Bibliococktails series know we love to mix great literature with great libations, so of course we'll be raising a glass of this rye whiskey, named after a famous Edgar Allan Poe take of terror: https://shop.artintheage.com/products/fortunatos-fate-release-party-admission

    The Rosenbach
    Fans of our Bibliococktails series know we love to mix great literature with great libations, so of course we'll be raising a glass of this rye whiskey, named after a famous Edgar Allan Poe take of...
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13 hours ago

Cory Booker's rant reveals Democrats' Trump obsession | Opinion

...article by Sheryl Gay Stolberg, “Senate Democrats Make Hard Turn Left in Warming Up for 2020 Race...

    Cory Booker's rant reveals Democrats' Trump obsession | Opinion
    Anybody who watched the clumsy histrionics of Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., at last week's Senate grilling of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen had to feel a little sorry for him. His overacting was on full display before the Senate Judiciary Committee and TV cameras.
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13 hours ago

Philly restaurants getting ready for Super Bowl parties

Rittenhouse Square: 1740 Sansom St., (215) 557- 9299

1930 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

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16 South Second Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19106

1318 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Italian Market: 1180 S. 10th St., (215) 463-0868

Fishtown - New: 431 E Girard Ave, (215) 425.1555

1320 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

1500 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

2400 S. 19th Street (cross street Ritner), Philadelphia, PA 19145

243 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

611 South 3rd Street, Philadelphia PA 19147

3939 Chestnut Street, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia PA 19104

1001 N 2nd Street, Philadelphia, Pa 19123

1823 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19148

    Philly restaurants getting ready for Super Bowl parties
    It didn't take long for Super Bowl-starved Eagles fans to start planning for February 4! In fact, some of the city's favorite places to watch the game already started getting calls before the end of the NFC Championship game.
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14 hours ago

“Only six decades after Sputnik's launch into...

“Only six decades after Sputnik's launch into pristine skies, the orbit around Earth is now filled with nearly 18,000 objects tracked by the United States Strategic Command.” http://bit.ly/2rm8Pv1

    Pollution is endangering the future of astronomy
    OXON HILL, Md. - Even as technological advances allow astronomers to peer more deeply into the cosmos than ever before, new technologies also have the potential to create blinding pollution. Three sources of pollution - space debris, radio interference and light pollution - already are particularly worrisome. And the situation is getting worse.
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15 hours ago

Two-story building in west Center City hits market as possible development site

The property at 2100 Chestnut St. is being sold by a unit of Philadelphia building owner Wil Rappaport’s Sansom Asset...

    Two-story building in west Center City hits market as possible development site
    A marketing brochure proposes potential uses for the site that range from renovating the building for a single user to clearing the parcel for a large project that takes advantage of the area's permissive zoning. - Jacob Adelman, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
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15 hours ago

Planning to attend our screening of NOSFERATU...

Planning to attend our screening of NOSFERATU in Greek Hall? Register for the VIP reception in the Wanamaker Atrium to enhance your experience with a champagne toast and reserved film seating. Proceeds from the event are applied toward the Rosenbach Fund. https://rosenbach.org/events/nosferatu/

    The Rosenbach
    Planning to attend our screening of NOSFERATU in Greek Hall? Register for the VIP reception in the Wanamaker Atrium to enhance your experience with a champagne toast and reserved film seating....
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15 hours ago

Beautifully restored Greek Hall, located on t...

Beautifully restored Greek Hall, located on the 3rd floor of the Wanamaker building, will be the venue of our NOSFERATU screening on January 31--an appropriately sumptuous location for what is sure to be an incredible experience. https://rosenbach.org/events/nosferatu/

    The Rosenbach
    Beautifully restored Greek Hall, located on the 3rd floor of the Wanamaker building, will be the venue of our NOSFERATU screening on January 31--an appropriately sumptuous location for what is sure...
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16 hours ago

Old-Ass Building: Potter-Diesinger Auto

2207 Chestnut

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Old-Ass Building: 10 South 10th

Butt-Fugly Building: 2nd and Bainbridge

    Old-Ass Building: Potter-Diesinger Auto
    2207 Chestnut Another Center City Building getting an overbuild by Astoban Realty Group/Urban Space Development. This one started as an auto dealership in the 1920s! Check it out at theHidden City Daily !
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17 hours ago

Mid Mod Façade On Chestnut Conceals History Of Wheels

...has caused an interesting influx of overbuilds on short Center City buildings. One such property, 2207 Chestnut Street, is an odd building. Its diminutive size and glassy, deadpan façade would lead one...

...windows facing Chestnut Street. A surface parking lot along the side of the building at 2209 Chestnut Street was used to store and display vehicles. A large garage door on Ranstead Street was...

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...Pennsylvania. The city’s only distributor of Fiat automobiles operated at this time out of 325 North Broad Street, which was recently heavily renovated for the Louis Reed Center for Dance of the Pennsylvania...

    Mid Mod Façade On Chestnut Conceals History Of Wheels
    Potential building sites in Center City are becoming more and more scarce as real estate development within the city's core continues to march forward. This has caused an interesting influx of overbuilds on short Center City buildings. One such property, 2207 Chestnut Street, is an odd building.
    https://hiddencityphila.org

17 hours ago

Experience the more animated side of science ...

Experience the more animated side of science with The Franklin Institute’s channel on GIPHY. http://gph.is/2rja1PC

    The Franklin Institute
    Experience the more animated side of science with The Franklin Institute's channel on GIPHY. http://gph.is/2rja1PC
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18 hours ago

Greenfield Home and School Association added ...

TOWN HALL: PA Representative Brian Sims Thursday, January 25, 6:00 p.m. Greenfield School, 2200 Chestnut St. Speak with Representative Sims about issues affecting our community: Harrisburg’s budget overview, school funding, the recent dissolution of the School Reform Commission and the formation of the new School Board. #RepBrianSims

    Greenfield Home and School Association
    Greenfield Home and School Association, Philadelphia, PA. 634 likes · 24 talking about this · 85 were here. We aim to promote the partnership between home, school and the community.
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18 hours ago

The Franklin Institute is live now.

Excited about the Eagles? Did you know that the Pennsylvania Game Commission provides live streaming looks at a pair of your favorite birds that are nesting not far from Philadelphia in Hanover, PA. http://bit.ly/2rxzVzi

    The Franklin Institute
    Excited about the Eagles? Did you know that the Pennsylvania Game Commission provides live streaming looks at a pair of your favorite birds that are nesting not far from Philadelphia in Hanover, PA....
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19 hours ago

15+ Spectacular Things To Do In Philadelphia This Week, January 22-28

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

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

Where:Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

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Where:Various locations including Amada, 217-219 Chestnut Street

Where:Dilworth Park, 1 S. 15th Street

Where:Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:La Peg at FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Boulevard

Where:The Wilma Theater, 265 S. Broad Street

Where:Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch Street

Where:Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad Street

Where:Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, 300 S. Broad Street

Where:Penn Museum, 3260 South Street

Where:Art Star, 623 N. 2nd Street

Where:Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street

    15+ Spectacular Things to Do in Philadelphia This Week
    Photo by M. Edlow for Visit Philadelphia Center City District Restaurant Week, the Philadelphia Auto Show, Villanova basketball and more... The atmosphere is electric in Philly this week. (Might that have anything to do with the Eagles playoff win and forthcoming Super Bowl appearance?)
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19 hours ago

Wednesday: see FRANKENSTEIN unfold before you...

Wednesday: see FRANKENSTEIN unfold before you eyes with a thrilling solo performance, brought to you by Going Dark Theatre! https://rosenbach.org/events/frankenstein-performed-by-going-dark-theatre/

    Frankenstein, performed by Going Dark Theatre
    "A Frankenstein with the Hollywood additions scraped off, one that began in the Arctic wastes, revealed the self-deluded nature of Victor's ambitions, and presented the Creature with horror and unalloyed sympathy. I cannot be the only person to leave the evening determined to reread Mary Shelley's masterpiece as soon as possible .
    https://rosenbach.org

20 hours ago

The Franklin Institute shared their event.

Join us at The Franklin Institute on Valentine’s Day for our popular Wine Lab workshop. http://bit.ly/2FRkepW

    Wine Lab at The Franklin Institute
    Spend Valentine's Day at The Franklin Institute with an evening dedicated to delving deep into the barrel of the science of wine. With The Giant Heart as...
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28 hours ago

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38 hours ago

The Franklin Institute has gone green to show...

The Franklin Institute has gone green to show our support for the Philadelphia Eagles (and, if all goes according to plan, we’ll be sporting this stylish color through February 4). http://bit.ly/1P9OWGR #FlyEaglesFly

    The Franklin Institute
    The Franklin Institute has gone green to show our support for the Philadelphia Eagles (and, if all goes according to plan, we'll be sporting this stylish color through February 4)....
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42 hours ago

Honored to be mentioned in this Q&A in The Ph...

Honored to be mentioned in this Q&A in The Philadelphia Inquirer with Bruce Katz and Jeremy Nowak on their book “The New Localism: How Cities Can Thrive in the Age of Populism.”

    How cities are leading the way to solving problems | Q&A
    Jeremy Nowak, a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Drexel University's Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, and Bruce Katz, the Centennial Scholar at the Brookings Institution, have coauthored a new book, "The New Localism: How Cities Can Thrive in the Age of Populism," published by Brookings Institution Press.
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43 hours ago

Who else is hoping to see some astronomical p...

Who else is hoping to see some astronomical play from the Philadelphia Eagles today? Good luck in the NFC Championship! http://bit.ly/1P9OWGR #FlyEaglesFly IMAGE: Official STS 51-A Crew Portrait | 1984 | American | NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

    The Franklin Institute
    Who else is hoping to see some astronomical play from the Philadelphia Eagles today? Good luck in the NFC Championship! http://bit.ly/1P9OWGR #FlyEaglesFly IMAGE: Official STS 51-A Crew Portrait |...
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45 hours ago

The Franklin Institute shared their event.

Whether you’re interested in guitar riffs or seismic rifts, our first Science After Hours event of 2018 is perfect for you. Join us for ‘Party Like a Rock Star' on January 23. http://bit.ly/1WaaTyi

    Science After Hours
    Science After Hours is an evening event series exclusively for adults ages 21+ featuring experiments, demonstrations, games, and innovative and engaging...
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2 days ago

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    DISCONNECT AND REMOVE DAMAGED 200HP FIRE PUMP CONTROLLER, REINSTALL CLIENT FURNISHED REPLACEMENT NFPA 20, FM APPROVED ELECTRIC CONTROLLER, RECONNECT CONTROLLER TO EXISTING WIRING SYSTEM LISTED PER NFPA-20

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    INTERIOR DEMOLITION OF NON-LOAD BEARING WALLS AND CEILINGS. NO OTHER WORK ON THIS PERMIT. PLEASE CONTACT THE INSPECTOR AT LEAST 24 HOURS PRIOR TO THE START OF WORK,

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Rittenhouse Farmers' Market shared Food & Fer...

Congratulations, Food & Food & Ferments!

    Food & Ferments
    🍾🍾🏅🎖🏆🎈What a night, what an honor! Thank you Good Food Awards. Our Hearts On Fire Kraut got the nod! It was a beautiful night meeting with fellow fermenters and food makers, celebrating the amazing...
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2 days ago

The Franklin Institute shared their event.

Before they take to the field this Sunday, come to The Franklin Institute to discover some of the science that will lead your Philadelphia Eagles to victory. http://bit.ly/2ri1r3L

    Go Green on Game Day
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2 days ago

Happy Birthday to Apollo 11 Astronaut Buzz Al...

Happy Birthday to Apollo 11 Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, shown here contemplating the “magnificent desolation” of the Moon while setting up some experiments to study the lunar surface. Aldrin was born on this day in 1930. http://go.nasa.gov/1OVBz1c IMAGE: Neil Armstrong (American, 1930-2012) | Buzz Aldrin Deploys Apollo 11 Experiments | 1969 | NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

    The Franklin Institute
    Happy Birthday to Apollo 11 Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, shown here contemplating the "magnificent desolation" of the Moon while setting up some experiments to study the lunar surface. Aldrin was born on...
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2 days ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market added 15 new phot...

Happy Saturday! Market Open 10am-2pm! See You Soon! ✨👨‍🌾✨

    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market
    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market, Philadelphia, PA. 2.8K likes. We are open, rain or shine or snow, every Saturday in the winter, 10am-2pm. Our market is great source of fresh, local food.
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2 days ago

IN THE GALLERY STORE: JANUARY SALE 10% OFF ...

IN THE GALLERY STORE: JANUARY SALE 10% OFF ALL FRAMED WORK (IN-STORE ONLY) This month take 10% off an incredible selection of framed prints and photographs ready to hang! From the delicate linework of Janet Towbin’s etchings to Lois Lane’s bold and graphic woodcut, there is sure to be something you love. Come in to see our full selection. For more information, contact The Gallery Store at gallerystore@printcenter.org, 215.735.6090 x2. Image: Janet Towbin, Swirls, 2005, Etching, 19 ¾” x 26 ¾” framed, Edition of 10. Regularly $550, in January this framed print is available for $495.

    The Print Center
    IN THE GALLERY STORE: JANUARY SALE 10% OFF ALL FRAMED WORK (IN-STORE ONLY) This month take 10% off an incredible selection of framed prints and photographs ready to hang! From the delicate...
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2 days ago

The Franklin Institute’s Chief Bioscientist, ...

The Franklin Institute’s Chief Bioscientist, Dr. Jayatri Das tells her Science Story: “I remember the day that I was sitting at my computer and, suddenly, I found these patterns that I had been looking for, but they came out in a way that I never expected and realized that no one had ever seen before.” http://bit.ly/2FVxJos This video is part of The Franklin Institute’s Science Stories series. Tell us yours: http://bit.ly/tell-science-story #ScienceStories

    The Franklin Institute
    The Franklin Institute's Chief Bioscientist, Dr. Jayatri Das tells her Science Story: "I remember the day that I was sitting at my computer and, suddenly, I found these patterns that I had been...
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3 days ago

  • DEMOLITION PERMIT

    EZ INTERIOR DEMOLITION- FOR THE INTERIOR DEMOLITION OF NON LOAD-BEARING PARTITION WALLS AND CEILINGS AS PER ATTACHED STANDARD. DEVIATIONS FROM THIS STANDARD WILL RESULT IN PERMIT REVOCATION AND REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION PLANS.

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  • A Costa Rican Field Study

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    We need an incredible international experience in Costa Rica to complete our inquiry and interdisciplinary based projects.
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3 days ago

We’re more than halfway through early-bird sa...

We’re more than halfway through early-bird savings. Are you registered yet? Save 10 percent on every registration for our 2018 Race for the Cure by signing up online before January 31. Don’t delay, sign up now, form a team, get involved at http://bit.ly/2CiYkKO. Rates: $27 per adult/survivor and $13.50 per child PLUS receive a $5 ALDI USA coupon with registration, while supplies last. #RacePhilly18

    Susan G. Komen - Philadelphia
    We're more than halfway through early-bird savings. Are you registered yet? Save 10 percent on every registration for our 2018 Race for the Cure by signing up online before January 31. Don't delay,...
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3 days ago

Bonaly Reviews is into this "Important medita...

Bonaly Reviews is into this "Important meditation on white culture and isolation". Come see The Sabbatical tonight! Or tomorrow!

    The Sabbatical- Bright Metal
    The Take Away Skilled Performances Simple, effective and cohesive design Important meditation on white culture and isolation In Our Pockets Cara A weird thing to take out of my pockets is that I am a member of a church that has an interim pastor right now, so the plot was strangely relevant to me....
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3 days ago

Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of...

Feeling inspired by our newest exhibit, Woven Strands? Limited spots in our February 24 hair art workshop open up Monday, January 22 at 9am. Be ready—the last workshop sold out in four minutes!

    Victorian Hair Art Workshop with Karen Bachmann (February)
    Due to the popularity of the April workshop, a second date has been added! In support of our newest exhibition Woven Strands: The Art of Human Hair...
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3 days ago

“When the impact of a grunt is investigated, ...

“When the impact of a grunt is investigated, there is evidence that hitting performance is enhanced. Skilled university tennis players were found to hit with a 3.8% increase in groundstroke hitting velocity when they grunted.” http://bit.ly/2rjW1Fw

    What can science tell us about grunting in tennis?
    Grunting could be considered performance-enhancing for the grunter and performance-hindering for their opponent ne of tennis' perennial debates has ignited early at this year's Australian Open, after Belarusian player Aryna Sabalenka was accused of grunting too loudly during her first-round loss to Australian Ashleigh Barty.
    https://www.theguardian.com

3 days ago

The Rosenbach shared Free Library of Philadel...

Edward G Pettit, the manager of Public Programs at the Rosenbach, talking about our Frankenstein & Dracula exhibition, open until Feb 11.

    Free Library of Philadelphia
    What better place to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the publication of Frankenstein than here at The Rosenbach?! Come see the exhibition through February 11!
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3 days ago

“Time is an herb that cures all Diseases.” - ...

“Time is an herb that cures all Diseases.” - Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard’s Almanack, 1738 http://bit.ly/2FPEU1t #FranklinFriday IMAGE: David Roentgen (German, 1743–1807) and Peter Kinzing (German, 1745–1816) | Obelisk clock with a Franklin movement | ca. 1785-1790 | The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

    The Franklin Institute
    "Time is an herb that cures all Diseases." - Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard's Almanack, 1738 http://bit.ly/2FPEU1t #FranklinFriday IMAGE: David Roentgen (German, 1743-1807) and Peter Kinzing...
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3 days ago

Edgar Allan Poe was born #OTD in 1809. We hon...

Edgar Allan Poe was born #OTD in 1809. We honor him with a close-up of one of his famously macabre but surprisingly humorous tales--which you can see for yourself on view in FRANKENSTEIN & DRACULA!

    Unwrapping Poe's Mummy
    When we think of Edgar Allan Poe, we think of his horror tales. His face is the icon of macabre fiction. And so when we see that he once wrote a tale about a mummy, we expect the full panoply of ...
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3 days ago

This gorgeous Wurlitzer was made in 1929--the...

This gorgeous Wurlitzer was made in 1929--the same year bootleg copies of NOSFERATU hit U.S. shores--and designed to accompany silent film. You can hear it for yourself on January 31 for our one-night-only screening of NOSFERATU with organ accompaniment! https://rosenbach.org/events/nosferatu/

    The Rosenbach
    This gorgeous Wurlitzer was made in 1929--the same year bootleg copies of NOSFERATU hit U.S. shores--and designed to accompany silent film. You can hear it for yourself on January 31 for our...
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