3 hours ago

Creed 2, Henry Winkler, Harrison Ford and PhillyWood

OK this is one of my other favorite “paparazzi” shots on a movie set. Harrison Ford on Paranoia (2012). This was at 12th and Walnut, and I shot it through the Starbucks window.

    Creed 2, Henry Winkler, Harrison Ford and PhillyWood | Philly Chit Chat
    Hello Philly Chit Chat, here I am again apologizing for miss a few entries last week. Thanks for bearing with me, I still have this wicked cold and I like to sleep when I have moments so I've been doing...
    http://www.phillychitchat.com

6 hours ago

More rain in the forecast over the next few d...

More rain in the forecast over the next few days. Enjoy(?) the interlude between wet weather! #GetOutdoors #LawnmowerSunday #BeSafe

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    More rain in the forecast over the next few days. Enjoy(?) the interlude between wet weather! #GetOutdoors #LawnmowerSunday #BeSafe
    http://www.facebook.com

14 hours ago

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    PRESCRIPTIVE ALTERATIONS INCLUDING DEMOLITION OF INTERIOR PARTITIONS FOR RENOVATION OF EXISTING CLASSROOM SPACES INCLUDING ERECTION OF CLASSROOM & SUPPORT SPACES, PROTECTION OF EXISTING COLUMNS W. INSTUMESCENT COATINGS, & ALL OTHER FINISH WORK PER APPROVED PLANS; BUILDING IS FULLY SPRINKLERED. SEPARATE PERMIT REQ'D FOR ANY MECH., ELEC., PLUMB., & FIRESUPP WORK.

    1001-41 WALNUT ST Issued May 17, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE CURB TRAP AND FAI PA20181370336 "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"

    939 SPRUCE ST Issued May 17, 2018 Comment

17 hours ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    The Rowhouse Boom: Populist Victory or Philadelphia Noir?
    The proudest moment for the Philadelphia rowhouse was in Chicago, of all places. A two-story "Workingman's House" was "put up at the Columbian Exposition," reported Talcott Williams in 1893.
    https://www.phillyhistory.org

29 hours ago

Looking for the pawfect rainy day activity an...

Looking for the pawfect rainy day activity and/or your new best friend? Stop by our Center City PetSmart Adoption Event TODAY (5/19) from 11am - 3pm at 1112 Chestnut Street to meet puppies like Lip and Debbie, kittens like little Neera, and even more adorable adoptables. See you there!

    Morris Animal Refuge
    Looking for the pawfect rainy day activity and/or your new best friend? Stop by our Center City PetSmart Adoption Event TODAY (5/19) from 11am - 3pm at 1112 Chestnut Street to meet puppies like Lip...
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38 hours ago

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38 hours ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE BATHROOM WASTE LINES AND TOILET, VANITY AND BATHTUB

    223 S JESSUP ST Issued May 16, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    FURNISH AND INSTALL SOIL,VENT AND DOMESTIC WATER PIPING FOR 1-WATER CLOSET,2-LAVS,3-FLOOR DRAINS,2-WATER BOXES AND 1-KITCHEN SINK.THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADEPHIA PLUBMING CODE 2004

    1225-33 LOCUST ST Issued May 16, 2018 Comment

2 days ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Avenue Of The Arts, Inc.
    The first four intersections on the Avenue of the Arts are nearing completion. A new pedestrian friendly Avenue. No puddles at Chestnut Street after days of rain! #avenueofthearts
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2 days ago

Do you have a dog and enjoy music?

Do you have a dog and enjoy music?

    Washington Square West Civic Association
    Do you have a dog and enjoy music?
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2 days ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Old Pine Community Center - Summer In The City
    http://oldpinecommunitycenter.org

2 days ago

Washington Square West Civic Association Zon...

Washington Square West Civic Association Zoning Committee Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, May 22nd at 7pm Bluemle Life Sciences Building. 233 South 10th Street Room 101 Agenda as follows: 217 South Jessup Street: RSA-5 Zoning REMOVAL AND REPLACEMENT OF A SUNROOM ADDITION TO AN EXISTING ATTACHED STRUCTURE AS PART OF AN EXISTING SINGLE-FAMILY DWELLING. THE PROPOSED ZONING IS REFUSED FOR THE FOLLOWING: Min rear yard depth required: 5 Feet, Proposed 0 Feet 1233 Pine Steet: RSA-5 Zoning FOR A BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL OFFICE ON THE FIRST FLOOR WITH TWO (2) FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING ABOVE. NO CHANGE IS HEIGHT AND AREA OF EXISTING STRUCTURE. THE PROPOSED ZONING IS REFUSED FOR THE FOLLOWING: THE PROPOSED USE, TWO-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING, IS PROHIBITED IN THIS ZONING DISTRICT. THE PROPOSED USE, BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL OFFICE, IS PROHIBITED IN THIS ZONING DISTRICT. 1217 Spruce St. NE corner Camac St. thru to Manning Street (Bar X)- CMX-1 Zoning APPLICATION IS PROPOSED SIT DOWN RESTAURANT TO INCLUDE LIVE ENTERTAINMENT FOR MAXIMUM FORTY EIGHT (48) PEOPLE (ASSEMBLY AND ENTERTAINMENT) ON 1ST FLOOR REAR WITH EXISTING KITCHEN ONLY – NO CUSTOMER ACCESS ON 2ND FLOOR REAR IN THE SAME BUILDING WITH EXISTING THREE (3) FAMILY DWELLING ON THE FRONT AS PREVIOUSLY APPROVED IN AN EXISTING STRUCTURE (SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN THE APPLICATION). THE PROPOSED ZONING IS REFUSED FOR THE FOLLOWING: THE PROPOSED USE, ASSEMBLY AND ENTERTAINMENT, IS PROHIBITED IN THIS ZONING DISTRICT AND THIS HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY REVIEWED BY ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT (ZBA) AND ANY CHANGE IN USE REQUIRES ADDITIONAL ZBA APPROVAL.

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2 days ago

From the vault. Deputy Director Noelle Foizen...

From the vault. Deputy Director Noelle Foizen still has great advice for flooding safety. For updated info text READYPHILA to 888-777 http://ow.ly/zpg830k4wl2

    Flood Safety Tips
    Noelle Foizen, Volunteer Management Coordinator for the Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management, provides the following information on how to stay safe in a flood. Inside/Outside on Foot: - Keep a battery-operated AM/FM radio tuned to a local station and follow emergency instructions. - If flooding occurs and it is safe to move, go to high ground.
    https://www.youtube.com/

2 days ago

The Seger Park Advisory Council is sad to say...

The Seger Park Advisory Council is sad to say good bye to long term members and friends Ed Pereles, Joan Behr and Dick Behr. They have proudly and tirelessly served on the board for several years. We’ve accomplished a lot over the years and we appreciate all their hard work put into keeping the park clean and safe. Best of luck to you all!

    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Keeping you posted: Settle your Real Estate Tax bill today | Department of Revenue
    Did you receive a "Warning of Risk of Tax Foreclosure" letter in the mail? Now is the time to take action! You should pay your Real Estate Tax bill in full or enroll into a payment agreement. Check out the full text of the letter to get more information about programs to help you stay in your home.
    https://beta.phila.gov

2 days ago

LGBTQ Event of the Week: Metamorphosis: An Anti-Gala

...6:30 p.m. outside the Dorrance Hamilton Hall of the University of the Arts, 320 S. Broad St. This event is free and open to the public...

Our Stories: Consent Culture: 1 p.m. at William Way LGBT Community Center, 1315 Spruce Street.

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Love! Valour! Compassion: 8 p.m. at Ruba Club, 416 Green Street.

Philly Queer Brunch Supports: Philadelphia Community Bail Fund: 12 p.m. at 201 S 40th Street.

Picking Up the Ropes: Rope Bondage 101 w/ Sir Brian: 6 p.m. at Kink Shoppe, 126 Market Street.

PGMC Pride Tour: 6 p.m. at University Lutheran Church, 3637 Chestnut Street.

    LGBTQ Event of the Week
    Plus other awesome events worthy of your attendance. This week's LGBTQ event of the week is Metamorphosis: An Anti-Gala. Come out for an event that celebrates community and honors the work of Black trans women who have currently and formally worked at LGBTQ non-profit Mazzoni Center, along with their front-line staff.
    https://www.phillymag.com

2 days ago

2 days ago

Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management a...

Flood Watch extended until 6pm Saturday. Rain predicted to continue, possibly heavy overnight tonight and Friday into Saturday. ✅Follow the forecast ✅Know your local waterway & street flooding hazards ✅Stay connected to important info from the City. Text READYPHILA to 888-777

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management added a new photo.
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3 days ago

Bike To Work Day is Friday, May 18 — Rain or Shine!

13th and Spruce (in front of the William Way Center)

This article has 2 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

25th and Fairmount (in front of Berkshire Hathaway Office)

Cadence Cycling and Multisport Center (5000 Ridge Ave)

    Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia
    Philadelphia's annual Bike To Work Day is Friday, May 18-rain or shine-and cyclists around Philadelphia will be greeted by fellow riders at "Energizer Stations," where they will get free La Colombe coffee, Indego sunglasses, ABUS commuter wipes, Capital One café cards, Powercrunch bars and more.
    http://bicyclecoalition.org

3 days ago

Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management a...

With a Flood Watch in effect through Friday night and rain predicted through next week, take a look at recommendations from @PhillyH2O to reduce flooding risk around your home, including their Rain Check and Basement Protection programs. ➡https://t.co/DHZr1vA2Hv

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

As seen in Center City Philly. Need a smoke d...

As seen in Center City Philly. Need a smoke detector? It's as easy as 3-1-1, and so important. Contact Philly 311 to request a free smoke detector, including adaptive models for hearing impaired. Plus, you get to meet some of Philly's bravest from the Philadelphia Fire Department when they install it!

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    As seen in Center City Philly. Need a smoke detector? It's as easy as 3-1-1, and so important. Contact Philly 311 to request a free smoke detector, including adaptive models for hearing impaired....
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

A California-Based Poke Chain Is Coming to Chestnut Street

The poke trend continues to spread in Philly. Pokéworks will bring the Hawaiian cuisine to 1037 Chestnut Street.

    A California-Based Poke Chain Is Coming to Chestnut Street
    Pokéworks has plans to open six locations in Pennsylvania. The poke trend continues to spread in Philly. Pokéworks will bring the Hawaiian cuisine to 1037 Chestnut Street. While the California-based quick-serve's menu includes build-your-own bowls and set menu items, its claim to fame is the poke burrito, a close cousin to the sushi burrito.
    https://www.phillymag.com

3 days ago

The Refuge is closed to the public this (and ...

The Refuge is closed to the public this (and every) Thursday, but don't worry - you can meet some of our awesome adoptable cats today (and every day) at the Center City PetSmart on 1112 Chestnut Street. Cats like beautiful fluffy black panther Baby - just look at that face! Can't make it there today? Stop by this Saturday 11-3 to see many more pets at a special PetSmart adoption event!

    Morris Animal Refuge
    The Refuge is closed to the public this (and every) Thursday, but don't worry - you can meet some of our awesome adoptable cats today (and every day) at the Center City PetSmart on 1112 Chestnut...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Want to learn more about conducting genealogi...

Want to learn more about conducting genealogical research through NARA’s online catalog? Check out the new page on our website that provides helpful information about how to use our catalog: https://www.archives.gov/research/genealogy/catalog-guide

    National Archives Catalog Guide for Genealogists and Family Historians
    The National Archives holds historical U.S. government documents (federal, congressional, and presidential records) that are created or received by the President and his staff, by Congress, by employees of Federal government agencies, and by the Federal courts in the course of their official duties.
    https://www.archives.gov

3 days ago

Rittenhouse Row Spring Fest, Kinetic Sculpture Derby, All Star Craft Beer & Wine Festival and other great events, May 18-25

May 22-24 and 29-30, Fergie’s Pub, 1214 Sansom St., $20, inisnuatheatre.org

8 p.m. to 10 p.m. May 19, William Way LGBT Community Center, 1315 Spruce St. 18+, advanced tickets from $17.89 to $33.72 for VIP and guaranteed entry, $5-$20 at the door as space remains. phillydykemarch.com

7 p.m. May 18 at the Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St. Sold out. 215-893-1999, kimmelcenter.org.

This article has 5 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Through May 19, Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, 3680 Walnut St., ticket prices vary per show, annenbergcenter.org/events

...Fairmount Streets, 12th Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenues, Cadence Cycling and Multisport Center at 5000 Ridge Ave. and Dilworth Park. — G.D...

With the Rectors, at 8 p.m. May 18 at Bourbon & Branch, 705 N. Second St. Tickets: $10 to $12. 215-238-0660.

7 p.m. May 19, at Festival Pier, Columbus Blvd & Spring Garden Street, $65-$59.50, festivalpierphilly.com

8:30 p.m. May 19, Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St. Sold out. 215-232-2100. utphilly.com.

    Rittenhouse Row Spring Fest, Kinetic Sculpture Derby, All Star Craft Beer & Wine Festival and other great events, May 18-25
    More than 50,000 people descend upon Rittenhouse Square for this annual celebration of local food, fashion, and art. Culinary demonstrations, cocktail tastings, and live music are all part of the fun, as are family-friendly activities and shopping opportunities at 100 vendor booths.
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

The Woman. The Myth. The Legend. The ROGUE. T...

The Woman. The Myth. The Legend. The ROGUE. Take a look at how Wilma Artistic Director Blanka Zizka went rogue in 2018. A tribute video to 2018 Theater Lovers Fete honoree Blanka Zizka.

    The Wilma Theater
    The Woman. The Myth. The Legend. The ROGUE. Take a look at how Wilma Artistic Director Blanka Zizka went rogue in 2018. A tribute video to 2018 Theater Lovers Fete honoree Blanka Zizka.
    http://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    FOR THE PARTIAL DEMOLITION OF AN EXISTING ATTACHED STRUCTURE WITH THE ERECTION OF A REAR ADDITION TO AN EXISTING STRUCTURE FOR USE MULTI-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING (3 UNITS) AS PREVIOUSLY APPROVED. SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN PER APPLICATION/PLAN.

    1213 RODMAN ST Issued May 14, 2018 Comment
  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF AN HVAC SYSTEM TO INCLUDE REGISTERS/DIFFUSER, SUPPLY/EXHAUST DUCTWORK, PIPING, SUPPORTS, AND ALL OTHER WORK AS PER APPROVED PLANS. SEPARATE PERMIT REQUIRED FOR ELECTRICAL AND PLUMBING WORK.

    1008-34 LOCUST ST Issued May 14, 2018 Comment
  • ZONING ADMIN REVIEW

    ZONING ADMIN REVIEW TO INCREASE SIZE OF PREVIOUSLY APPROVED REAR ADDITION FOR A THREE FAMILY DWELLING.

    1213 RODMAN ST Issued May 14, 2018 Comment

3 days ago

Did you know that the Athenaeum of Philadelph...

Did you know that the Athenaeum of Philadelphia has podcasts of some of our programs? Follow the link below to listen to “What Does the City Beautiful Mean for the 21st Century City?” by Paul Goldberger, and more. http://www.philaathenaeum.org/podcasts.html

    Athenaeum of Philadelphia--Podcasts
    219 S. 6th Street Philadelphia, PA 19106-3794 │P: (215) 925-2688 Copyright © 2018 The Athenaeum of Philadelphia
    http://www.philaathenaeum.org

4 days ago

Workshop Show Reception

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

    Philadelphia Sketch Club
    Come by the Sketch Club on May 20th from 2-4 PM for our workshop reception! This exhibition features a number of curated works from our weekly workshops. Our artists utilize many different forms of media including charcoal, pastel, oils and many more. You can learn more about our workshops here!
    http://sketchclub.org

4 days ago

Fleisher Art Memorial added 2 new photos.

Intrigued by the Philadelphia Museum of Art's exhibition Design in Revolution: A 1960s Odyssey? Continue your exploration of the tumultuous decade in Dan Buskirk's summer workshop that explores four ground-breaking 1968 films, the impact of which continues to reverberate today. Learn more and register: http://bit.ly/2IogVHt

    Fleisher Art Memorial
    Fleisher Art Memorial added a new photo.
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4 days ago

"Today’s corporal sequence felt like a (welco...

"Today’s corporal sequence felt like a (welcome) scale model of a “real”-world battle: a constant, inner battle between corporal and mental/goal-oriented desire." Temple University Musical Theater BFA student José Raúl Mangual takes us inside his experience in the HotHouse Intensive. Go further with your theater training with the HotHouse this June in a three week Intensive with HotHouse Company members and teachers. --> https://goo.gl/1nAins

    HotHouse Intensive: Meeting Myself
    Temple University Musical Theater BFA student José Raúl Mangual took part in a HotHouse Intensive this winter. He documented the experience through daily reflections and photos that will be shared as blog posts as we prepare for the Summer Intensive. Alrighty!
    http://blog.wilmatheater.org

4 days ago

Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management a...

Our Public Engagement team of two, Lynn and Emma, speaking with employees of Inglis House in West Philly during a READYBusiness presentation. Our 65th emergency preparedness talk of 2018. Insight and info into what it takes for your business to be prepared. Interested in bringing READYBusiness to your workplace? Request a workshop! ⬇ https://beta.phila.gov/departments/oem/programs/preparedness-workshops/business-continuity-workshops/

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management added a new photo.
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4 days ago

Philadelphia Is About to Reach Maximum Poké

...one but six locations planned for the region. The first will open this summer at 1037 Chestnut Street in what’s quickly becoming a go-to neighborhood for popular chains, with Federal Donuts...

This article has 1 other Philadelphia location (Show)

...s PokéSpot is opening its third location, and first outside of New York, at 1804 Chestnut Street. Pokéworks [official photo] A spread at Pokéworks

    Philadelphia Is About to Reach Maximum Poké
    Southern California-based poké shop Pokéworks is heading to Philly, with not one but six locations planned for the region. The first will open this summer at 1037 Chestnut Street in what's quickly becoming a go-to neighborhood for popular chains, with Federal Donuts and District Taco going into the East Market development and Luke's Lobster, Honeygrow, and Shake Shack (not yet open) just down the street.
    https://philly.eater.com

4 days ago

LIVING. ADVENTUROUS. ART. The 2018/19 Season ...

LIVING. ADVENTUROUS. ART. The 2018/19 Season promises to be an unparalleled theatrical journey. See all four shows at a great price. --> https://goo.gl/wXS2U6

    2018/2019 Season | The Wilma Theater
    https://wilmatheater.org

4 days ago

Seger Park shared a Page.

Not for just Dog Lovers

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4 days ago

BZ BZ, oh what you do for American theatre! ...

BZ BZ, oh what you do for American theatre! Artistic Director Blanka Zizka will be a part of a American Theatre magazine panel of immigrants and first-generation Americans working in the theatre to discuss their work and what it signifies in an age of rising anti-immigrant hysteria and violence.

    AT Live Event! Stage Migrations: Immigrants and the American Theatre
    On May 23, AT senior editor Diep Tran will moderate a conversation with Blanka Zizka, Carmen Rivera, Ed Sylvanus Iskandar, Maria Goyanes, Ngozi Anyanwu, Immigrants and refugees are woven into the fabric of American identity, and American theatre has always reflected that, from Yiddish theatre to El Teatro Campesino to and the Ufot cycle.
    https://www.americantheatre.org

4 days ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Pennsylvania Elections - County Results
    https://www.electionreturns.pa.gov

5 days ago

⚠️⛈️💨 Tonight's storm has the potential for h...

⚠️⛈️💨 Tonight's storm has the potential for heavy rain and damaging winds. Be prepared: Know who to call if the lights go out, trees go down or power lines fall. Also, keep your electronic devices fully charged. More info in our blog⬇️ https://beta.phila.gov/2018-03-05-preparing-for-power-outages/

    Preparing for Power Outages | Office of Emergency Management
    March 5, 2018 Power outages happen year-round. They can be a temporary nuisance caused by a system failure or something that impacts our lives for days, resulting from a Nor'easter, Tropical Storm or other severe weather. Outages can also impact travel, bringing trees down on wires or roads that affect mass-transit or create hazardous driving conditions.
    https://beta.phila.gov

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