4 hours ago

Still looking for weekend plans? TOMORROW NIG...

Still looking for weekend plans? TOMORROW NIGHT is Lightbox Film Center 's first birthday! 🎉 Come on over at 7:00PM for a screening of Bernardo Bertolucci's film Before the Revolution, and stay for refreshments and hot Euro beats spun by DJ Silvia at 9:00PM. Learn more: http://bit.ly/lightbox1year Buy tickets here: http://bit.ly/lightbox1yearTix #lightbox1year #HBDLightbox #Lightbox #film #italiancinema And of course, thanks to our sponsors, SSD Technology Partners Yards Brewing Co. Tito's Handmade Vodka

    International House Philadelphia | Events Calendar
    Join us as we celebrate our first year as Lightbox Film Center, following the rebranding of International House's 40 year-old film and media arts program in Spring 2017. Guests are invited to celebrate this milestone with food, drink, and music in our beautiful Galleria after the screening of famed Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci's stunning second feature Before the Revolution.
    http://ihousephilly.org

5 hours ago

Franklin Ice Cream Bar makes Old City debut, with ice cream, frozen yogurt and more

A new spot to score ice cream and frozen yogurt has opened its doors in the neighborhood. The fresh addition to Old City, called Franklin Ice Cream Bar, is located at 112 Market St.

    Franklin Ice Cream Bar makes Old City debut, with ice cream, frozen yogurt and more
    A new spot to score ice cream and frozen yogurt has opened its doors in the neighborhood. The fresh addition to Old City, called Franklin Ice Cream Bar, is located at 112 Market St. Founded by the Berley brothers, who also own Franklin Fountain and Shane Confectionery, this new spot offers sell hand-dipped, made-to-order ice cream bars in an Art Deco setting, per Eater Philadelphia.
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7 hours ago

*TONIGHT* #GetNerdyPHL at the West Philly Sta...

*TONIGHT* #GetNerdyPHL at the West Philly Star Party with experts and family crafts from the Penn Museum and enjoy treats from Lil' Pop Shop! Mini chats will take place INSIDE the Hamilton Mansion! University of Pennsylvania West Philly Local University City District

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9 hours ago

Congrats to @Drexel University on their recen...

Congrats to @Drexel University on their recent grants to improve early childhood education in West Philadelphia.

    Vanguard and William Penn Foundation Award $2.6 Million in Grants to Drexel's Early Learning Initiative - DrexelNow
    Two grants totaling $2.6 million will help support Drexel University's efforts to improve early childhood education in West Philadelphia. They are the first significant grants to benefit early education in the West Philadelphia Promise Neighborhood. The grants will support Drexel's West Philadelphia Action for Early Learning Initiative during the next three years.
    http://drexel.edu

17 hours ago

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    FOR THE ERECTION OF AN ADDITION ON THE ROOF LEVEL OF AN EXISTING ATTACHED STRUCTURE. ADDITION FOR THE USE OF A SIT DOWN RESTAURANT WITH THE FOLLOWING PREVIOUSLY APPROVED USES THROUGHOUT THE BUILDING:ELEVEN (11) STORY PARKING GARAGE WITH VEGEATED ROOF AND DECREASE THE NUMBER OF PARKING SPACES FROM 2,049 TO 1,662. FOR THE MODIFICATION OF PREVIOUSLY APPROVED PERMIT #510352 TO DOCUMENT A DECREASE IN THE NUMBER OF DWELLING UNITS FROM 283 TO 268 DWELLING UNITS IN THE WALNUT STREET TOWER (BUILDING #1) WITH ACCESSORY USES, VACANT OFFICE SPACE, RESTAURANT & COMMERCIAL/RETAIL SPACES THROUGHOUT. SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN APPLICATION / PLANS.

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Catch-22 is an adaptation of the Joseph Helle...

Catch-22 is an adaptation of the Joseph Heller novel about endless military bureaucracy. Catch previews at Curio Theatre Company on April 25 and 26th, with opening night April 27th.

    Catch-22
    Artwork by Elizabeth Gallagher
    http://www.curiotheatre.org

32 hours ago

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    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships is live now.
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Thank you to our special guests including Dre...

Thank you to our special guests including Drexel’s Andre Carrington, Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse’s Ariell Johnson, Lil’ Filmmakers’ Janine Spruill, and the moderator Drexel’s Vincent Williams for making Tuesday night's Diversity in Cinema discussion a great one!


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Theatre Exile’s new “Sing the Body Electric,"...

Theatre Exile’s new “Sing the Body Electric," the “Mendelssohn Medley," Irish playwright Mark O’Rowe’s “Our Few and Evil Days” and more this week. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/notes-on-music-p7251-95.htm

    Notes on Music ♫
    A roundup of musical and cultural events in Philadelphia this week.
    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

34 hours ago

University City District shared West Philly L...

    Meet candidates for 3rd Congressional seat and Lt. Governor Thursday at USciences
    Here's a chance to meet and hear from some candidates up for election in next month's primaries. The 27th Ward Democratic Executive Committee is hosting a candidates forum on Thursday, April 19 at 7:30 p.m.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

2 days ago

If you have $99 and a hankering for leafy gre...

If you have $99 and a hankering for leafy greens, Just Salad has a deal for you.

    Just Salad Is Really Pushing Salad With Its Unlimited Bowl
    Just Salad's new University City restaurant, located at Penn at 3728 Spruce Street, opened its doors last week. It's the second Philly location for the chain; the first started serving last summer at 1729 Chestnut Street. The fast-casual eatery does sell more than salad, with wraps, hot bowls, smoothies, and avocado toast on the menu.
    https://philly.eater.com

2 days ago

Join Mural Arts Philadelphia and Internationa...

Join Mural Arts Philadelphia and International House Philadelphia for a discussion on how public art and wellness can go hand in hand, and how you can be part of Philadelphia's transformation.

    Rippling Moon: Conversations on Public Art and Wellness
    Rippling Moon: An Urban Fairytale is a powerful new mural project built on principles of trauma-informed care. Renowned artist Meg Saligman's dramatic theater-inspired designs illustrate how healing begins with a single point and then ripples out through a community.
    https://muralarts.ticketleap.com

2 days ago

Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighbo...

John Kirby served as a panelist representing the Dornsife Center at Think Tank hosted by Promise Corps last week, where students from four local West Philly high schools presented a challenge they regularly face in their community and their attainable and actionable solution!


2 days ago

University City District shared West Philly L...

Several great events this weekend to celebrate the Philadelphia Science Festival!

    West Philly Star Party, Science in the Park and more Philly Science Festival events
    The Philadelphia Science Festival kicks off on Friday, April 20 with tons of fun and educational events being held around the city. The goal of this annual event is to "educate, inspire, and engage the region with the science and technology that surrounds our everyday world." Several festival-rel
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

2 days ago

Essential Guide To The 2018 Philadelphia Science Festival, April 20-28

Where:Various locations including the Penn Museum, 3260 South Street

Where:Drexel Bistro, 101 N. 33rd Street

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Where:Various locations including Laurel Hill Cemetery, 3822 Ridge Avenue

Where:Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagys Mill Road

Where:Hunting Park, 900 Hunting Park Avenue and Clark Park, 4300-4398 Baltimore Avenue

Where:Various locations including Fette Sau, 1208 Frankford Avenue

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

Where:Frankford Hall, 1210 Frankford Avenue

Where:Reading Terminal Market, 51 N. 12th Street

    Essential Guide To The 2018 Philadelphia Science Festival, April 20-28
    Get ready to #GetNerdyPHL! The Philadelphia Science Festival returns from April 20 to 28 for a super-charged citywide celebration of science, engineering, technology, math and more. Led by The Franklin Institute and presented by The Dow Company Trust, the eighth annual festival features an impressive lineup of more than 80 events over nine action-packed days.
    https://www.uwishunu.com

2 days ago

The University City Garden Club spring plant ...

The University City Garden Club spring plant sale is Saturday May 12th in Clark Park. Pre-order plants by April 29th and help support University City Greening Projects including the Grave Gardeners. Pre-order here: https://bit.ly/2vshdLy


2 days ago

Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighbo...

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 732 likes. The Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships is Drexel's urban extension center - modeled...
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2 days ago

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2 days ago

Drink Your Way Through the 2018 Philadelphia Science Festival, April 22-28

Learn about sustainability as it pertains to sensory, nutritional and culinary aspects of food. Tickets are $35 and include a wine pairing and “scientifically delicious” tasting menu of sustainable cuisine made by Drexel students and faculty. Purchase tickets here. (101 N 33rd St.)

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Discover the science behind all that foam in your beer with an afternoon of tasting and testing. Tickets are $40 and include a class presented by the University of the Sciences, light brunch and beer samples. Purchase tickets online here. (500 Spring Garden St.)

...fun! Wristbands are $5 and include access to special drink deals. Purchase your wristband here. (1210 Frankford Ave....

Head to Old City to learn lessons and hear stories directly from six scientists. Guests will have the chance to rate the best stories, question their hypotheses and also enjoy some drinks. Best of all, the event is free. (22 S 3rd St.)

...when purchased in advance here. Select merchants will be serving up $5 cash only bites. (51 N 12th St....

Say farewell to this year's festival with a free, all-day science carnival on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway! Enjoy science demos, experiments, games, entertainment and a full day of fun. (222 N 20th St.)

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    Drink Your Way Through the 2018 Philadelphia Science Festival, April 22-28
    Get to know what's in your glass down to every particle at the 2018 Philly Science Festival, taking place this year from Friday, April 20 to Saturday, April 28. We've rounded up the best, which also happen to be the booziest, events of the festival so you can nerd out with a drink in hand all week long!
    https://philly.thedrinknation.com

2 days ago

Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighbo...

The Dornsife and Lindy Centers' table at EarthFest earlier today. #DrexelEarthWeek Lindy Center Lindy Center


3 days ago

The Penn Relays return to University City nex...

The Penn Relays return to University City next week! Do you have your tickets?

    Penn Relays
    The official website for the athletics
    http://www.thepennrelays.com

3 days ago

“These programs unite neighborhoods and help ...

“These programs unite neighborhoods and help increase neighbor engagement in their communities.” http://philadelphiafreepress.com/civic-and-businesses-groups-come-together-for-phillys-annual-cleanup-day-p7248-1.htm

    Civic and businesses groups come together for Philly's annual cleanup day
    Residents and businesses owners across Philadelphia took to the streets on Saturday. Armed with brooms, shovels, gloves and trash bags, they were united around a single cause: Taking out the trash. This weekend was the 11th Annual Spring Clean Up.
    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

3 days ago

International House Philadelphia shared OMAR ...

A week ago OMAR OFFENDUM gave a beautiful performance here at the Ibrahim Theater, and now he's at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts as a #CitizenArtist. Congratulations! We can count on Offendum to #HustleOn (listen to that track here: https://offendum.bandcamp.com/track/hustle-on)


3 days ago

We Need You! Something big is happening on Ma...

We Need You! Something big is happening on May 1. Join the Dornsife Center team of Contenders at http://drexel.edu/24 #Drexel24


3 days ago

10 of the cheapest apartment rentals in Logan Square, explored

Listed at $1,700 / month, this 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom living space is located at 3201 Race St.

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Listed at $1,115 / month, this 750-square-foot studio rental, located at 2201 Pennsylvania Ave., is 35.2 percent less than the $1,720 / month median rent for a studio in Logan Square.

This 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartment, situated at 151 N 21st St., is listed for $1,350 / month for its 480-square-feet of space.

Here's a 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartment at 123 N 20th St., which is going for $1,450 / month.

Then there's this 700-square-foot apartment with one bedroom and one and a half bathrooms at 117 N 21st St., listed at $1,475 / month.

Listed at $1,525 / month, this 700-square-foot 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartment is located at 2121 Market St.

This 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartment, situated at 2130 Arch St., is listed for $1,645 / month.

And here's a 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartment at 1900 Arch St., which is going for $1,690 / month.

Over at 1666 Callowhill St., there's this 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom space, going for $1,695 / month.

Finally, there's this 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom dwelling at 230 N 21st St. It's being listed for $1,775 / month.

    10 of the cheapest apartment rentals in Logan Square, explored
    According to rental site Zumper, median rents for a 1-bedroom in Logan Square are hovering around $1,837, compared to a $1,495 average for Philadelphia as a whole. So how does the low-end pricing on a Logan Square rental look these days--and what might you get for your money?
    http://6abc.com

3 days ago

Andrea Modica's new photography book comes ou...

Andrea Modica's new photography book comes out on Thursday with a launch party at The Print Center. http://ucreview.com/in-january-a-new-photography-collection-casts-mummers-in-a-different-l-p7778-86.htm Book Launch | Andrea Modica, January 1

    In "January 1," a new photography collection casts Mummers in a different light
    For more than a decade, Andrea Modica has been documenting a long-standing Philadelphia tradition in an old-fashioned way. She's spent more than ten New Year's Days photographing Mummers on black-and-white film using an 8x10 large-format camera.
    http://ucreview.com

3 days ago

In their new web series "Flame to Table," Phi...

In their new web series "Flame to Table," Philadelphia Gas Works visits restaurants celebrating the excellence and variety of Philly's food industry. Their first episode features Dining Days participant Dim Sum House!

    Dim Sum House
    Situated in University City, Dim Sum House has wonderful selection of Cantonese and Shanghai dim sum as well as wonderful dishes from the Jiang Nan region of China. Not familiar with dim sum? Watch the episode to find out what dim sum means and how it is traditionally prepared.
    https://www.youtube.com/

3 days ago

The Woodlands updated their cover photo.

    The Woodlands
    The Woodlands updated their cover photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

This weekend the Penn Museum celebrates the o...

This weekend the Penn Museum celebrates the opening of their new Middle East galleries with a two-day celebration featuring the sights, sounds, arts and cultures of the region! Included in the festivities: musical performances, puppet shows, Arabic calligraphy workshops, a zoo on wheels featuring Middle Eastern animals, a special menu at the Pepper Mill Cafe, and much more! The opening weekend celebrations are included with museum admission.

    Middle East Galleries
    Middle East Galleries will take you on a journey, exploring how ancient Mesopotamian societies gave rise to the world's first cities-cities not so different from our own.
    https://www.penn.museum

3 days ago

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4 days ago

9 Philadelphia apartments for $1,700/month or less

Located at 3201 Race St., here's a 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom residence that's listed for $1,700/ month.

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Listed at $1,700 / month, this 743-square-foot, 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom residence is located at 319 Vine St.

Next, there's this 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartment situated at 2223 Spruce St., also listed at $1,700 / month for its 550-square-feet of space.

Here's a 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom spot at 1716 Pine St. that's going for $1,700 / month.

Listed at $1,700 / month, this 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartment is located at 2006 Walnut St.

Next, there's this 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom townhouse, situated at 343 S 18th St. It's listed at $1,700 / month for its 567-square-feet of space.

Here's a 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartment at 2209 Walnut St. that's going for $1,695 / month.

Next, check out this 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartment that's located at 1900 Arch St. and also listed for $1,695 / month.

Located at 1734 Spruce St., here's a 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartment that's listed for $1,695 / month.

    9 Philadelphia apartments for $1,700/month or less
    Curious just how far your dollar goes in Philadelphia? We've rounded up the latest rental listings via rental site Zumper to get a sense of what to expect when it comes to hunting down housing in Philadelphia if you're on a budget of $1,700 / month. (Note: prices and availability are subject to change.)
    http://6abc.com

4 days ago

University City District shared West Philly L...

    Enjoy a great night and support Saint Mary's Nursery School at Annual Fundraiser on Saturday, April 21 (Sponsored post)
    Do you want to support early childhood education and have a great night out? Would you bid on a Cape May vacation or some original artwork? How about a birthday party package to University Family Fun Center or a new bike?
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

4 days ago

DEADLINE EXTENDED! If you live in the communi...

DEADLINE EXTENDED! If you live in the community and want to vend food at the June Dollar Stroll, applications are due by Monday, April 23rd.

    Now Accepting Community Vendors for the Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll
    University City District (UCD) and the Baltimore Avenue Business Association are excited to announce the return of the Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll on Thursday, June 7 and Thursday, September 13, 2018. The event draws thousands of neighbors and visitors to enjoy $1 specials from participating vendors.
    https://www.universitycity.org

4 days ago

International House Philadelphia shared Light...

Lightbox Film Center turns 1 this Saturday! Get ready to party 🎉 More info: http://bit.ly/lightbox1year Tickets: http://bit.ly/lightbox1yearTix #lightbox1year #HBDLightbox #Lightbox #film #italiancinema #italopop

    ENNIO MORRICONE -"Fermateli!" (1965)
    From, "MENAGE ALL'ITALIANA" (Italy, 1965) -"MENAGE ITALIAN STYLE" (USA) An Ugo Tognazzi film, maybe a sex comedy. This galloping surf number is great for getting the clubs hopping! The band may be the MARC 4, the crack studio band who often backed all the Italian composers; the guitar then is possibly Carlo Pes.
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4 days ago

Come out Tuesday April 17th from 4:30pm-6:30p...

Come out Tuesday April 17th from 4:30pm-6:30pm to register for Dance Home, special dance workshops for youth and adults ages 10 and up. For more info email drexeldancehome@gmail.com.


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Today is the last day to register if you want...

Today is the last day to register if you want to vote in the May 15th primaries.

    Register to Vote
    Learn how to register to vote in Pennsylvania.
    http://www.votespa.com

5 days ago

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6 days ago

International House Philadelphia shared The L...

Our colleagues at The Language Company - Philadelphia are based on our 6th Floor and have a tour of the house yesterday!

    The Language Company - Philadelphia
    Live tour of facilities at International House Philadelphia Check out this great housing option while studying at our school. Leave us questions in the comments below ⬇️
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6 days ago

The Lightbox Film Center here at IHP is celeb...

The Lightbox Film Center here at IHP is celebrating its first birthday! 🎉 Join us next Saturday 4/21 at 7:00PM for a screening of Bernardo Bertolucci's film Before the Revolution, and at 9:00PM for refreshments and hot Euro beats spun by DJ Silvia. Learn more: http://bit.ly/lightbox1year Buy tickets here: http://bit.ly/lightbox1yearTix #lightbox1year #HBDLightbox #Lightbox #film #italiancinema And of course, thanks to our sponsors, SSD Technology Partners Yards Brewing Co. Tito's Handmade Vodka

    International House Philadelphia | Events Calendar
    Join us as we celebrate our first year as Lightbox Film Center, following the rebranding of International House's 40 year-old film and media arts program in Spring 2017. Guests are invited to celebrate this milestone with food, drink, and music in our beautiful Galleria after the screening of famed Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci's stunning second feature Before the Revolution.
    http://ihousephilly.org

6 days ago

April 18 is International Day for Monuments a...

April 18 is International Day for Monuments and Sites! Global Philadelphia Association has made a list of some events for the occasion: https://globalphiladelphia.org/events/icomos-international-day-monuments-and-sites-philadelphia This year, the 2018 theme for the ICOMOS International Day for Monuments and Sites is Heritage for Generations. This theme highlights the importance of intergenerational discussion about cultural heritage to inspire conservation and protection. Additionally, it aims to foster youth leadership with events that reach younger members of international communities. #ICOMOS #heritage #monuments


6 days ago

The Woodlands added 2 new photos.

A full house learning about John Sellers Jr. during the Masterman Cemetery Project presentations, "Lives Beneath The Stones". We'll be sharing links to these informative websites soon. Stay tuned!


6 days ago

Another successful clean up in the books! Th...

Another successful clean up in the books! Thanks to the many neighbors who helped.


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