55 min ago

Center City District shared Discover Philadel...

    Discover Philadelphia
    Did you know Philadelphia's City Hall was the tallest habitable building in the world from 1894 to 1908? Although its height has since been eclipsed, it's still a must-see architectural gem. (📸:...
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1 hour ago

Why we do what we do. CultureWorks believes t...

Why we do what we do. CultureWorks believes that everyone should have unfettered access to the support they need to live a creative life. We work with established and start-up organizations to fully embrace the great depth, breadth, and complexity of cultural practice today. Get started with CW today! https://www.cultureworksphila.org/ #CultureWorking #WeGotYou #CulturalFlourshing #2018 #WhyILovePhilly

    CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia
    Why we do what we do. CultureWorks believes that everyone should have unfettered access to the support they need to live a creative life. We work with established and start-up organizations to fully...
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2 hours ago

Center City District shared Pennsylvania Depa...

    Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT)
    PennDOT wants to improve conditions for walking and bicycling across Pennsylvania, with a focus on Pennsylvanians who walk and bicycle by necessity. 🚲 We want your input. TAKE OUR SURVEY visit ➡️...
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3 hours ago

Installing ink drawings by Cerulean Arts Coll...

Installing ink drawings by Cerulean Arts Collective Member Ian Wagner. Join us for the opening reception this Saturday, January 27, 2-5pm! https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/ian-wagner

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    Installing ink drawings by Cerulean Arts Collective Member Ian Wagner. Join us for the opening reception this Saturday, January 27, 2-5pm! https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/ian-wagner
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3 hours ago

“Known for their complex, ­improbable migrati...

“Known for their complex, ­improbable migrations, most monarchs embark on 2,000-mile journeys each fall, from breeding grounds as far north as Canada’s maritime provinces to the Sierra Madre mountains in central Mexico.” http://wapo.st/2rt5vON

    Monarch butterfly migration was off this year and researchers are worried
    Thanksgiving was right around the corner, and a sizable number of one of America's most famous migrants could be seen still sputtering south. Not across the Texas-Mexico border, where most monarch butterflies should be by that time of year.
    https://www.washingtonpost.com

4 hours ago

“It’s clear from the attendees at all our mee...

“It’s clear from the attendees at all our meetings so far that residents are passionate about their city and passionate about their neighborhoods.” http://ucreview.com/historic-preservation-task-force-starts-with-west-philly-meeting-p7642-1.htm

    Historic Preservation Task Force starts 2018 with West Philly meeting
    Around 70 residents met members of the task force's subcommittees and discussed their concerns and ideas for the city's neighborhoods and historic sites.
    http://ucreview.com

4 hours ago

the Mann is... an experience. From the open-a...

the Mann is... an experience. From the open-air Skyline Stage, to the Great Lawn with its commanding views of the Philly skyline, the Mann is a place to experience the best that the city has to offer ✨

    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    the Mann is... an experience. From the open-air Skyline Stage, to the Great Lawn with its commanding views of the Philly skyline, the Mann is a place to experience the best that the city has to offer ✨
    https://www.facebook.com

4 hours ago

Tree Philly is dedicated to the goal of incre...

Tree Philly is dedicated to the goal of increasing ⬆️ our urban 🌳 canopy to at least 30% in all neighborhoods of Philadelphia. Applications are being accepted through 2/7 for groups interested in hosting tree giveaways! Thanks to @TDBank for their support.

    Community Yard Tree Giveaway Grant is Open Now
    Community Yard Tree Giveaway Grant Application is Open! The Spring 2018 Community Giveaway Grant Application is open now! TreePhilly is a program of Parks & Recreation dedicated to the goal of increasing urban tree canopy to at least 30% ... Read More
    http://treephilly.org

4 hours ago

We are excited to work with our friends at Fr...

We are excited to work with our friends at Francisville Neighborhood Philadelphia and The North Broad Renaissance to improve the pedestrian plaza at Broad - Fairmount - Ridge and envision a more impactful and beautiful gateway. Learn more and support this work today!

    Revisioning the Broad - Ridge - Fairmount Gateway
    Three community groups collaborate to enhance a key gateway for their neighborhoods.
    www.razoo.com

4 hours ago

International House Philadelphia with Da Vinc...

Tonight at I-House: Our art exhibit, Personally Speaking, in collaboration with Da Vinci Art Alliance - DVAA opens! Opening reception at 6pm in our gallery. Join us!

    International House Philadelphia | Events Calendar
    http://www.ihousephilly.org

5 hours ago

Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of...

We're heading to the Philadelphia Museum of Art this week for Final Fridays: Weird Science! Join us for "Art or Surgery?" and view an assortment of objects from the Philadelphia Museum of Art and our own collection, then figure out whether they were used for art or surgery. 💉🖼️💀🎨

    Final Fridays: Weird Science
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5 hours ago

Center City District shared Philadelphia Busi...

    Rittenhouse Square property comes up for sale - Philadelphia Business Journal
    One of Sam Rappaport's legacy real estate holdings has come up for sale. The property, 2100 Chestnut St., is a two-story, mixed-use building that was built in 1929 as a parking garage. The last time it traded was in April 1992, according to Philadelphia property records.
    https://www.bizjournals.com

5 hours ago

Center City District shared Curbed Philly's p...

    Report: Philly's housing inventory dipped to all-time low at end of 2017
    At the end of 2017, there were 3,329 single-family homes for sale in Philly, making it the lowest level of housing inventories in the city's history. At the same time, house prices took a small dip from the last quarter, offering a bit of relief to homebuyers.
    https://philly.curbed.com

5 hours ago

Mixed-media works by Cerulean Arts Collective...

Mixed-media works by Cerulean Arts Collective Member Lydia Hamilton Brown being installed now - hope you can make the opening reception this Saturday, 2-5pm! https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/lydia-hamilton-brown

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    Mixed-media works by Cerulean Arts Collective Member Lydia Hamilton Brown being installed now - hope you can make the opening reception this Saturday, 2-5pm!...
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5 hours ago

The Franklin Institute was live.

We’ve partnered with EarthCam to provide live streaming video from our roof 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. http://bit.ly/2rujtjp

    The Franklin Institute
    We've partnered with EarthCam to provide live streaming video from our roof 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. http://bit.ly/2rujtjp
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6 hours ago

Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse shared ...

    Pennsylvania Parent-Child Home Program
    PCHP families in North Philadelphia had a great time tonight at Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse as part of the Informal Learning Initiative sponsored by William Penn Foundation! Looking...
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7 hours ago

New from the blog:

New from the blog:

    Control Societies + Social Media Discussion Monday Jan. 29 | The Hacktory
    Via Annenberg School of Communication: "On January 29, Ingrid Burrington of Data & Society will deliver the lecture, "Zuckerberg in the Hague." The talk will examine the rhetorical, theatrical, and legal dimensions of holding social media platforms accountable for their complex adverse effects of individuals and societies, exploring possibilities in speculative fiction and strategic litigation as lenses through which to critique and reimagine existing frameworks for platform accountability."
    https://www.thehacktory.org

7 hours ago

Applicants must be at least 18 years old, enr...

Applicants must be at least 18 years old, enrolled full-time in college for the fall 2018 semester, and have a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license. The pay is $13.23 per hour. http://ucreview.com/roebuck-announces-summer-penndot-for-college-students-p7641-1.htm

    Roebuck announces summer PennDOT for college students
    Applicants must be at least 18 years old, enrolled full-time in college for the fall 2018 semester, and have a valid Pennsylvania driver's license. The pay is $13.23 per hour.
    http://ucreview.com

7 hours ago

Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse shared ...

    Read by 4th
    Here are some ways you can increase your child's vocabulary & strengthen the foundation for their reading success: https://goo.gl/BPiuAG
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8 hours ago

URGENT: We need YOUR help TODAY! The Friends...

URGENT: We need YOUR help TODAY! The Friends of Bache-Martin have a big donation of books coming into our school today, Tuesday, January 23! These books are the first step in their goal of reopening the library. We need help bringing unloading books. The delivery will take place at **2:30pm**; it should take about 30 minutes. If you can help, or know someone that can help, can you please contact Janice (janhunt5@verizon.net). Also, please spread the word! Thank you for supporting our goals!!

    https://www.facebook.com

8 hours ago

Today's friendly reminder from our friends at...

Today's friendly reminder from our friends at Uwishunu: Don't miss Center City District Restaurant Week, continuing through Friday! #CCDRW

    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?)
    https://www.uwishunu.com

8 hours ago

On this day in 1832, Édouard Manet was born. ...

On this day in 1832, Édouard Manet was born. The French painter faced a great deal of rejection in his early career, like many of the founding impressionists. The French Academy disliked Manet’s abstracted painting style as well as his disregard for classical tradition. #LOOKSLOWLY at “Young Woman in a Garden.” Note Manet’s penchant for flattened surfaces, bright colors, and gestural brushwork. See the white color of the woman’s glove and scarf? That’s actually the unpainted preparation layer for the canvas! The artist intentionally left this part of the canvas unpainted––a break from artistic tradition that scandalized many about Manet’s paintings. Later, his work became pivotal to the modernist movement. 🎨 Édouard Manet. Young Woman in a Garden (Jeune femme dans un jardin), 1879

    The Barnes Foundation
    On this day in 1832, Édouard Manet was born. The French painter faced a great deal of rejection in his early career, like many of the founding impressionists. The French Academy disliked Manet's...
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10 hours ago

Open now through April 3, 2018, ‘3D Printing ...

Open now through April 3, 2018, ‘3D Printing the Future’ is a special limited gallery experience at The Franklin Institute highlighting how additive manufacturing is changing the world in which we live. http://bit.ly/fut3d

    The Franklin Institute
    Open now through April 3, 2018, '3D Printing the Future' is a special limited gallery experience at The Franklin Institute highlighting how additive manufacturing is changing the world in which we...
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16 hours ago

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16 hours ago

21 hours ago

Bache-Martin Home & School Association shared...

This afternoon our students made, and programmed, this LEGO Robo Dog in the Snapology of Philadelphia & The Main Line after school program. While Snapology is full for this session, there are other After School Programs that are still open for enrollment! Go to http://thepowerofbachemartin.com/after-school-programs, and don't forget to check with us here so your Tiger doesn't miss a chance to participate in Snapology next session!

    Snapology of Philadelphia & The Main Line
    Kids in Bache-Martin Home & School Association made & programmed this #LEGO Robo Dog in their after school class today!
    http://www.facebook.com

21 hours ago

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
    http://www.media.pa.gov

22 hours ago

Brewing up some menu changes...

Brewing up some menu changes...

    Bar Hygge
    Brewing up some menu changes...
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23 hours ago

Installing oil paintings by Cerulean Arts Col...

Installing oil paintings by Cerulean Arts Collective Member Jeff Thomsen. Join us for the opening reception this Saturday, January 27, 2-5pm! https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/jeff-thomsen

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    Installing oil paintings by Cerulean Arts Collective Member Jeff Thomsen. Join us for the opening reception this Saturday, January 27, 2-5pm! https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/jeff-thomsen
    https://www.facebook.com

23 hours ago

***WINTER BOOK FAIR!*** Enjoy reading? Help ...

***WINTER BOOK FAIR!*** Enjoy reading? Help us spread the love for books both at school, and at home! We need parents like YOU to make the book fair happen. You can help us as little, or as long as you'd like, on any of the following tasks: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0a44aca722a6f58-bachemartin1 SET UP - Help us set up, and arrange books each morning. CHAPERONE - Help the kids walk to/from the book fair. Help staff the fair as well. PACK UP -Help us take down the book fair for the day. Questions? Please contact Ms. Stone - cstone@philasd.org

    Bache-Martin Book Fair
    Enjoy reading? Help us spread the love for books both at school, and at home! We need parents like YOU to make the book fair happen. You can help us as little, or as long as you'd like, on any of the following tasks: SET UP - Help us set up, and arrange books each morning.
    http://www.signupgenius.com

24 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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25 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.
    http://www.philly.com

25 hours ago

The Mayor’s Day of Service Recognition highli...

The Mayor’s Day of Service Recognition highlights the impact of community service, features the work of nonprofit and national service groups, and inspires more Philadelphians to serve in their communities. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/city-calls-for-nominations-for-the-mayors-day-of-service-awards-p7093-1.htm

    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

26 hours ago

Installing acrylic paintings by Cerulean Arts...

Installing acrylic paintings by Cerulean Arts Collective Member Gary Jenkins. Hope you'll be able to join us for the opening reception this Saturday, January 27, 2-5pm! https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/gary-jenkins

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    Installing acrylic paintings by Cerulean Arts Collective Member Gary Jenkins. Hope you'll be able to join us for the opening reception this Saturday, January 27, 2-5pm!...
    https://www.facebook.com

26 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.
    https://www.sciencenews.org

27 hours ago

the Mann is... a community, impacting the Phi...

the Mann is... a community, impacting the Philadelphia region through a platform of multicultural festivals and education programs ✏️

    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    the Mann is... a community, impacting the Philadelphia region through a platform of multicultural festivals and education programs ✏️
    https://www.facebook.com

27 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
    http://www.philly.com

27 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....
    https://www.facebook.com

27 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...
    https://www.facebook.com

28 hours ago

West Philly's Dottie's Donuts are selling Eag...

West Philly's Dottie's Donuts are selling Eagles-themed sweets, and boycotting any Boston-based donuts until after the Super Bowl.

    Celebrate the Eagles' Victory With This Greased Pole Donut
    Philly sports fans' reaction to last night's NFC championship win, immortalized in pastry by Dottie's Donuts. If there's one thing we know about Philly sports fans, it's that they're probably still celebrating after last night's epic post-championship Eagles game revelry.
    http://www.phillymag.com

28 hours ago

The Eagles aren't the only big winners in Phi...

The Eagles aren't the only big winners in Philly sports! In this week's column, Napolean Kingcade celebrates North Philly native Dawn Staley. The former Temple basketball coach and three-time Olympian had a stretch of Diamond Street named after her late last year. http://ucreview.com/sports-dawn-staley-has-her-hometown-street-changed-to-dawn-staley-lane-p7640-135.htm

    SPORTS - Dawn Staley has her hometown street changed to Dawn Staley Lane
    At the end of last year, Dawn Staley was greeted by a big crowd of people at 25th and Diamond streets. Then, she was given the biggest surprise of her life. Five days before Christmas, the city proclaimed that day, Dec.
    http://ucreview.com

28 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 !
    http://philaphilia.blogspot.com

28 hours ago

Installing oil paintings by Cerulean Arts Col...

Installing oil paintings by Cerulean Arts Collective Member Daniel Dallmann. Join us for the opening reception this Saturday, January 27, 2-5pm! https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/daniel-dallmann

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    Installing oil paintings by Cerulean Arts Collective Member Daniel Dallmann. Join us for the opening reception this Saturday, January 27, 2-5pm! https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/daniel-dallmann
    https://www.facebook.com

29 hours ago

New from the blog:

New from the blog:

    NASA Made Makeup Kits for their Female Astronauts | The Hacktory
    Via Quartzy: "The engineers at NASA, in their infinite wisdom, decided that women astronauts would want makeup - so they designed a makeup kit..." Sally Ride, a physicist who became the first American woman in space in 1983, said. "You can just imagine the discussions amongst the predominantly male engineers about what should go in a...
    https://www.thehacktory.org

29 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

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