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Our special dedication ceremony for the new p...

Our special dedication ceremony for the new plaque honoring the USCT is Saturday April 21 at 11am, at Philadelphia National Ceremony. It's free and all are welcome!

    New Civil War Memorial To Be Unveiled in Philadelphia
    The Mütter Museum is co-sponsoring the dedication ceremony of the interpretive sign as the latest in a series of annual events commemorating the medical dimension of the Civil War. These events augment the exhibition, Broken Bodies, Suffering Spirits: Injury, Death, and Healing in Civil War Philadelphia.
    http://muttermuseum.org

1 hour ago

These exhibitions close this Saturday, April ...

These exhibitions close this Saturday, April 21. It is not too late to see this amazing work! Collaborative Histories: Dieu Donné and By the Book Vol. 2: New Photography Publications http://printcenter.org/100/collab-histories-by-the-book/

    The Print Center
    These exhibitions close this Saturday, April 21. It is not too late to see this amazing work! Collaborative Histories: Dieu Donné and By the Book Vol. 2: New Photography Publications...
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3 hours ago

De canapis, from Le Grant Herbier, the first ...

De canapis, from Le Grant Herbier, the first major herbal printed in French. Our Historical Medical Library has a 3rd edition copy, from 1498: http://ow.ly/C8kf30jAXer


3 hours ago

The Print Center added 4 new photos.

Thank you for coming out to The Print Center’s book launch for renowned photographer Andrea Modica’s new photobook January 1! Congratulations Andrea Modica, and thank you for the beautiful publication that explores the Philadelphia tradition of the Mummers through portraits. Also we would like to express our gratitude and appreciation to our co-sponsor Photography Program at Drexel University for their support! The images are from Thursday, April 19, 2018, the evening of the book launch, enjoy! The first image is Andrea Modica posing with Ross, who is pictured in the book spread they are holding up! https://printcenterstore.myshopify.com/products/january-1-pre-order


4 hours ago

Schuylkill Banks added 3 new photos.

These green shirts (and the PECO employees wearing them) really brightened up a dreary Thursday. Thanks for your hard work and ongoing support of the trail, PECO!

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Thanks to everyone who came out to celebrate ...

Thanks to everyone who came out to celebrate the newest Schuylkill River Trail segment #onthecircuit this morning!


6 hours ago

April is #NationalVolunteerMonth, a time to h...

April is #NationalVolunteerMonth, a time to highlight those who selflessly give their time and talent to help others. We sincerely thank organizations and volunteers who continue to support Hurricane Maria disaster survivors who came to our city for help https://beta.phila.gov/2018-04-14-national-volunteer-month-recognizing-hurricane-maria-response/

    National Volunteer Month: Recognizing Hurricane Maria Response | Office of Emergency Management
    April 15, 2018 One of the most selfless acts individuals can perform is to give their most valuable assets, time and talent, to others to help them endure a tough time their lives. It is that desire to make a difference, compassion, and empathy for fellow humans that creates the foundation of volunteerism.
    https://beta.phila.gov

6 hours ago

In The News! The Print Center is pleased to ...

In The News! The Print Center is pleased to have launched renowned photographer Andrea Modica’s new photobook January 1. Thank you Peter Crimmins for this piece and interview. Congratulations Andrea Modica!

    Mummers off Broad: New book of photos documents a decade of wenches
    Not many people have the Mummers on their minds in April, but photographer Andrea Modica is not the typical Mummer photographer. Thursday, she is releasing "January 1," a book of photographs shot over 10 years, one day per year. It features formal, black and white portraits of wenches taken on Two Street immediately after the annual New Year's Day parade.
    https://whyy.org

6 hours ago

Happy Friday Facebook family! We're spreading...

Happy Friday Facebook family! We're spreading love heading into weekend. Love Now Media has a special exhibition at The Colored Girls Museum, "Urgent Care A Social Care Experience Part Two" opens this Sunday. Gather your friends + family tours are available are every hour from 1:00-5:00pm. http://www.thecoloredgirlsmuseum.com/


8 hours ago

4 Washington Square West apartments in pet-friendly buildings for $1,500/month or less

Listed at $1,495 / month, this studio apartment is located at 1126 Walnut St.

Located at 501 S 13th St., here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment that's listed for $1,450/ month.

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Next, there's this one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment situated at 511 S 9th St., that's also listed for $1,495 / month.

Here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at 931 Spruce St. that's going for $1,495 / month.

    4 Washington Square West apartments in pet-friendly buildings for $1,500/month or less
    Curious just how far your dollar goes in Washington Square West? According to Walk Score, this Philadelphia neighborhood is a "walker's paradise," is a "biker's paradise" and is a haven for transit riders. Data from rental site Zumper shows that the median rent for a one bedroom in Washington Square West is currently hovering around $1,495.
    http://6abc.com

8 hours ago

While most of Center City’s pedestrian traffi...

While most of Center City’s pedestrian traffic peaks during the week around lunchtime and late afternoon, the area between Rittenhouse Square and Broad Street peaks on weekends, pointing to its status as a regional destination for retail and entertainment. Details in State of Center City 2018, coming April 24. Click the link below for details and how to get your copy. #SOCC2018

    State of Center City Preview - Pedestrian Counts
    The Center City District (CCD), Central Philadelphia Development Corporation (CPDC) and Center City District Foundation (CCDF) work together to enhance the vitality and competitiveness of Philadelphia's downtown. In 1991 the business leadership organization CPDC created the CCD business improvement district to deliver daily services with the goal of making Center City clean and safe.
    https://centercityphila.org

9 hours ago

Three farmers' market open tomorrow: Chestnut...

Three farmers' market open tomorrow: Chestnut Hill, Bryn Mawr, Rittenhouse. The ramps season continues at each market. Look for the return of local producers, like Herbal Springs Farmstead at Bryn Mawr. See you at the markets tomorrow.

    Three Farmers' Markets Open Tomorrow
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9 hours ago

Center City District shared a link.

    15th Street station upgrade is on track
    Shanina Williams deals with the challenges of using public transportation every day. As the 25-year-old mother approached the turnstile at the 15th Street SEPTA station in the concourse below the iconic Clothespin sculpture on Wednesday with a stroller carrying her infant son, Nyair, she faced a familiar obstacle: Stairs.
    http://www.phillytrib.com

9 hours ago

There is still time to sign up and help clean...

There is still time to sign up and help clean up Rittenhouse Square Park on Earth Day, Sunday, April 22 from 10 am - 12 pm. Email info@friendsofrittenhouse.org to volunteer.


10 hours ago

A trip to Winterthur's Point-to-Point race

412 S. 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA

124 S 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

240 S Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

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At 4th and Chestnut, there's a new all-day French Bistro dubbed Chez Ben that's an ode to Ben Franklin and his love of French food. Alicia Vitarelli checks it out.

400 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

401 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

1754 S. Hicks Street, Philadelphia, PA 19145

46 S. 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

210 Bridge St, Phoenixville, PA 19460

125 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

1214 N. 52nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19131

2031 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

    FYI Philly: Point-to-Point at Winterthur
    This week on FYI Philly, we get our tailgating game down for Winterthur's Point-to-Point. While there, we explore a first-of-its-kind garden exhibition. Ducis Rodgers takes to the stage to test his comedic chops. Plus we check out a new restaurant in Old City and a hidden South Philly gem.
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10 hours ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market shared The Raw Sp...

The Raw Spa is where to shop for locally sourced, natural skin care...

    The Raw Spa
    Hey there #Philadelphia! Looking for #weekend plans? Well, The Raw Spa will be setting up at #Rittenhouse Square this #Saturday from 10 am-2pm! Swing by to check out what #fresh, local made #skincare...
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10 hours ago

It's time to celebrate! Join us on the CHOP R...

It's time to celebrate! Join us on the CHOP Roberts Center Plaza (off the South Street Bridge) for the South to Christian dedication ceremony at 10am! There will be a great lineup of speakers, followed by free @shakeshack custard and pretzels. More info: https://bit.ly/2IQtVWa


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William Way LGBT Community Center added 3 new...

Happy #GiveOUTDay! We have just 3 hours to go in our campaign to replace our folding chairs. We raised enough today for 55 new chairs--thanks, William R., for that last one--but need a bunch more even to replace those most desperate for retirement. So, if you're on Facebook tonight, with $26 burning a hole in your pocket, please consider donating a chair. Thank you! https://www.giveoutday.org/c/GO/a/waygay40.


23 hours ago

LAST WEEK - CLOSES THIS SATURDAY APRIL 21. WE...

LAST WEEK - CLOSES THIS SATURDAY APRIL 21. WE HOPE TO SEE YOU! Collaborative Histories: Dieu Donné and By the Book Vol. 2: New Photography Publications Image: Kate Shepherd, Dark Orange White Stacks, Notched (4, 5), 2011, Pigmented linen pulp on pigmented linen and cotton paper, 30 1/4” x 21 1/2”, Unique, Published by Dieu Donné, Courtesy of Dieu Donné, In Collaborative Histories: Dieu Donné, http://printcenter.org/100/collab-histories-by-the-book/


25 hours ago

The Rosenbach will be closed on Saturday, Apr...

The Rosenbach will be closed on Saturday, April 21 for maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.

    The Rosenbach
    The Rosenbach, Philadelphia, PA. 3,968 likes · 106 talking about this · 330 were here. At the Rosenbach, over 400,000 works of literature, history, & fine and decorative art come together in...
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26 hours ago

.@PeirceCollege will hold its Annual Job Fai...

.@PeirceCollege will hold its Annual Job Fair on Thursday, April 26 from 3:00-6:00pm. The job fair will be held at Peirce College, 1420 Pine St, Philadelphia, PA 19102. Register at peirce.edu/jobfair.


26 hours ago

Looking to begin the next chapter in your car...

Looking to begin the next chapter in your career?! Our friends at Interactive Mechanics are hiring a Business Development Manager. We don't like to pick favorites, but let's just say they are a rad group of folks to work alongside. 😉 Learn more about the position and the team below. Don't sleep on this - the projected start date is June 2018.

    Jobs - Interactive Mechanics
    We're a small, close-knit group of designers, developers, and content specialists who build amazing things, and we'd love for you to join us.
    http://interactivemechanics.com

26 hours ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market added 6 new photo...

We're planning for a real fun market this Saturday, hope you'll join us. Tulips and other spring flowers in bloom, the ramps and fiddlehead fern season continues for another week, the first of the spring produce, Anita's Guacamole, MoJo's Pop Co, all that great food from the local chefs and bakers...the list goes on! See you Saturday.


27 hours ago

Whether you drive it or avoid it, conflict is...

Whether you drive it or avoid it, conflict is going to show up. And whatever your role is in your organization, you can cultivate skills to handle it. Join CultureWorks and Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance for this evenings workshop centered around Conflict Management. The workshop will start at 6pm and is open to all, co-op lovers and artistic entrepreneurs, emerging to established leaders, and beyond. Please RSVP below.

    PACA @ CW // Conflict Management: How to manage and use it
    In partnership with CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance (PACA) will offer a workshop series aimed at developing leadership capacity and skills. This month, we'll focus on: Conflict Management: How to manage and make better use of it // What do you do when conflict emerges?
    https://cultureworks-x-paca.ticketleap.com

28 hours ago

We Now Know Where Seorabol Is Opening in Center City

The second location of Seorabol is one of Philly’s most anticipated spring openings; and now we know exactly where said location will be. Philly.com reports that a liquor license for the second incarnation of beloved Korean restaurant Seorabol has been spotted at 1326 Spruce Street in Center City.

    We Now Know Where Seorabol Is Opening in Center City
    The second location of Seorabol is one of Philly's most anticipated spring openings; and now we know exactly where said location will be. Philly.com reports that a liquor license for the second incarnation of beloved Korean restaurant Seorabol has been spotted at 1326 Spruce Street in Center City.
    https://philly.eater.com

30 hours ago

PHOTOGraphy 2018 Call for Work

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

    PHOTOGraphy 2018 Call for Work
    Now is the time to submit your work for PHOTOgraphy 2018, The Philadelphia Sketch Club's annual photography exhibition. All traditional, alternative and digital process are accepted. Get the PHOTOgraphy 2018 Prospectus here! See more about the exhibition here: This entry was posted in Information by Kenneth Weiner. Bookmark the permalink.
    http://sketchclub.org

30 hours ago

Have you gotten your ticket to PASSAGE yet? T...

Have you gotten your ticket to PASSAGE yet? Take a look at our upcoming special events to help you decide when to go. #WilmaPassage #CollegeNight #BeerNight #DirectorsGathering

    Passage Events | The Wilma Theater
    Calling all Penn Quakers, Temple Owls, UArts Unicorns, Drexel Dragons, and everything in between - College Night is back! For only $10, join classmates and students from other Philadelphia colleges and universities for a complimentary pre-show reception full of delicious pizza and treats at 6:30pm in the studio room.
    https://www.wilmatheater.org

31 hours ago

New office towers are rising but Philadelphia...

New office towers are rising but Philadelphia’s office sector growth lags behind its peer markets. The premium on space downtown was 10% in 2017, compared to 112% in Boston and 74% in D.C. central business districts, and the national average of 25%. Details in State of Center City 2018, coming April 24. Click below for more info and to get your copy. #SOCC2018

    State of Center City Preview - Office
    The Center City District (CCD), Central Philadelphia Development Corporation (CPDC) and Center City District Foundation (CCDF) work together to enhance the vitality and competitiveness of Philadelphia's downtown. In 1991 the business leadership organization CPDC created the CCD business improvement district to deliver daily services with the goal of making Center City clean and safe.
    https://centercityphila.org

32 hours ago

JOIN US Today, Thursday, April 19 for a recep...

JOIN US Today, Thursday, April 19 for a reception and book launch for January 1 with the artist Andrea Modica at The Print Center, 6:00-7:30pm. Thanks philly artblog! PRE-ORDER YOUR SIGNED BOOK or SPECIAL EDITION TODAY! For more information, contact Evan Laudenslager at elaudenslager@printcenter.org or 215.735.6090 x2 This program is co-sponsored by the Photography Program at Drexel University. http://printcenter.org/100/event/book-launch-3/


33 hours ago

National Archives at Philadelphia added 3 new...

In our holdings here in Philadelphia, we have over 2,500 Alien’s Applications for Permission to Depart. With the passing of the Wartime Measure Act in 1918, documentation for travel became a priority in the United States. During World War I, there was an influx of people moving between borders throughout the world, often without any form of official documentation. By implementing this Act, the United States could better control its borders by requiring all U.S. citizens to acquire a passport and non-citizens to acquire visas. These particular applications were submitted by aliens for permission to leave the U.S. and go to a specific country for a specified reason. More often than not, the requests were made to return to their home country and be reunited with family, take up a job, handle family matters, or work on newly inherited land they had acquired since emigrating. Included in the application files were photographs, extensive background information on the individual, list of residences, references, and their reason for requesting departure. One example of these applications is shared here: Paolo Romano a resident of South Philadelphia. Romano’s departure was not immediately granted, due to the fact that crucial documents were missing from his application. Included in this file are also letters in which the Commissioner specifically requested that Mr. Romano to obtain proper documentation from the local draft board in Baltimore, Maryland. Mr. Romano responded to this request by explaining that he felt his life would be at risk if he went to Baltimore to secure the necessary permit. He believed that the Mafia had made him a marked man, and pleaded for his application to be granted without the form. When asked for his reason for departure Romano wrote: “On account that my wife is dead, I have 2 children to take care of and because of the fact that I have been threatened to be killed by the so called (”Mafia”) or Black Hand.” On November 11th, Paolo wrote: “Without answering your letter, I respect as I have said verbally that it is absolutely impossible for me – in Baltimore, Maryland, because I have been condemned to death by dissolute persons – which – this great nation -----. Therefore I apply to the Federal Police and the legal measures that a permission will be given to me to leave the U.S. where my life is in great danger.” The Commissioner wrote to the Chief of Foreign Permits Office on November 16th, “The applicant was questioned by Inspector Zimmerman at the time the application was filed and he explained that he felt that he was a marked man although he had received no communication from anyone threatening his life, but that twice he had been shot at and other incidents had occurred which made him thank that someone was endeavoring to take his life; he could not explain what these “other incidents” were.” In the end, the Commissioner granted his application to depart to Italy, even though Paolo’s application was not complete. The photograph of Paolo is shared below, but you can read his full application as well as thousands of others by visiting our research room. This post was written by Megan Kelly, Research and Writing Intern with the National Archives at Philadelphia. #NARA #PhillyArchives #wwi #immigration #mafia #theblackhand #alien CITATION: Alien Application for Permission to Depart from the United States for Paolo Romano; 3; Office of the Commissioner, Philadelphia; RG 085 Immigration and Naturalization; National Archives at Philadelphia (567234) and (PH-3587).


34 hours ago

“Black troops were regarded as second-class c...

“Black troops were regarded as second-class citizens,” said Hicks, “and often received lesser quality of equipment and clothing, and maybe only one doctor per regiment.” On April 21 at 11 a.m., Mütter Museum Director Robert Hicks will join Mayor Kenney, U.S. Rep. Dwight Evans (D., Pa.), and other politicians, historians and Civil War reenactors at the Philadelphia National Cemetery, to unveil an informational panel erected by the Veterans Administration that celebrates the achievements of the United States Colored Troops.

    Mutter exhibit recalls how the sacrifices of black Civil War troops advanced medicine - Philly
    Struck down by disease far more frequently than their white comrades, with nearly double the death rate, black soldiers who joined the U.S. Colored Troops would prove pivotal to medicine's understanding of the greatest public health crisis in the young nation's history.
    http://www.philly.com

36 hours ago

William Way LGBT Community Center updated the...

Give OUT day is the only national day of LGBT giving. In 2018, we are raising funds to replace our ragtag bunch of metal folding chairs. A new chair is just $26! https://www.giveoutday.org/c/GO/a/waygay40


41 hours ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE CURB TRAP & FAI PA20181071132 "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"

    318 S JUNIPER ST Issued April 17, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL (3) 3/4 WATER SERVICE STREET TO MAIN (MIXED USE)"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"

    1442 LOMBARD ST Issued April 17, 2018 Comment

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The Philly POPS was live — at The Kimmel Cent...

Philadelphia Eagle Jason Kelce (and one-time high school sax player!) welcomes Philly music students to tonight's All-City Jazz Festival, presented by the POPS and Kimmel Center! #flyeaglesfly 🦅🎷

    The Philly POPS
    Philadelphia Eagle Jason Kelce (and one-time high school sax player!) welcomes Philly music students to tonight's All-City Jazz Festival, presented by the POPS and Kimmel Center! #flyeaglesfly 🦅🎷
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