3 hours ago

The Pod Hotel Announces Groundbreaking For Philadelphia Location

Officials say the groundbreaking will happen on April 24 at 19th and Ludlow Street at 11 a.m followed by a reception at Suraya in Fishtown.

    The Pod Hotel Announces Groundbreaking For Philadelphia Location
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Groundbreaking of The Pod Hotel Philly will soon get underway. Officials say the groundbreaking will happen on April 24 at 19th and Ludlow Street at 11 a.m followed by a reception at Suraya in Fishtown.
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9 hours ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market shared Plowshare ...

Here's to rising to the occasion, Plowshare Farm. Thoughtful message on this spring day....

    Plowshare Farms
    Before farming I was a high school English teacher and wrestling coach. The kids on our team were nearly all first-time wrestlers with no prior experience. I always loved sending kids onto the mat...
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11 hours ago

PLEASE SHARE. If you have any information, yo...

PLEASE SHARE. If you have any information, you can call the Philadelphia Police tipline at 215-686-8477 or the Southwest detectives at 215-686-3183.

    $5,000 offered for information in shooting of father, son in SW Philly
    The Philadelphia Fraternal Order of Police is offering a $5,000 reward Tuesday for any information leading to the arrest of a suspect in last week's shooting in Southwest Philadelphia that injured a 21-year-old father and his 21-month-old child. Police say the shooting happened after 8:30 p.m.
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11 hours ago

Tonight Only! Tuesday April 24, 2018 @ 7:30pm...

Tonight Only! Tuesday April 24, 2018 @ 7:30pm Quig's open at 7pm A staged, script-in-hand reading of two one act theatrical comedies "The Philadelphia" By David Ives A manic, outrageous and other dimensional comedy and "Joe & Stew's Theatre of Brotherly Love and Financial Success" by Jacquelyn Reingold 2 cockroaches are the only survivors in an off-Broadway theatre after the bomb drops - what happens next DATE: Tuesday, April 24th TIME: 7:30PM PLACE: The Skinner Studio 3rd floor Plays and Players ADMISSION: FREE, but a donation would be appreciated Directed by Peg Mecham and featuring the Once More Theatre Company Players! A SOCIAL NOTE: Quig's Pub, adjacent to The Skinner Studio will be open before and after the play. After the performance, please join the cast for cocktails and good conversation!

    Plays & Players
    Plays & Players, Philadelphia, PA. 3,344 likes · 26 talking about this · 2,902 were here. Plays & Players (P&P): Same beautiful historic theatre. Newly...
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12 hours ago

Celebrate National Park Week with one of our ...

Celebrate National Park Week with one of our favorite Philadelphia Science Festival events, Science in the National Park on Thursday, April 26, 2018. http://bit.ly/2pJrPjZ

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13 hours ago

This Sunday, April 29th, 12-4PM, Halide Proje...

This Sunday, April 29th, 12-4PM, Halide Project, Pinhole Camera Workshop!

    Sunday's Pinhole Camera Workshop and more
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13 hours ago

5 affordable Rittenhouse apartments in pet-friendly buildings

Listed at $875 / month, this studio apartment, located at 318 S 15th St., is 26.8 percent less than the $1,195 / month median rent for a studio in Rittenhouse.

Here's a studio apartment at 106 South 20th St., which is going for $970 / month.

Then there's this 200-square-foot apartment at 2100 Walnut St., listed at $990 / month.

To wrap things up, there's this studio residence at 2051 Walnut St. It's being listed for $1,095 / month.

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And here's a studio apartment at 1429 Spruce St., which is going for $1,075 / month.

    5 affordable Rittenhouse apartments in pet-friendly buildings
    According to rental site Zumper, median rents for a one bedroom in Rittenhouse are hovering around $1,595, compared to a $1,490 one-bedroom median for Philadelphia as a whole. So how does the low-end pricing on a Rittenhouse rental look these days--and what might you get for the price?
    http://6abc.com

13 hours ago

Center City District shared KYW Newsradio's p...

    Center City District tempers good news about job growth with a warning
    PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- For the eighth year in a row, the Center City business district reported growth in jobs and development, making this the longest period of economic expansion in the city for the last 50 years. The district's annual report says more than a billion dollars of development projects were completed in Center City last year.
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14 hours ago

This Thursday, April 26, 5 to 7PM, please joi...

This Thursday, April 26, 5 to 7PM, please join our friend and gallery store artist Amze Emmons for the reception for Root Cause Analysis at The Center For Emerging Visual Artists ! Root Cause Analysis AMZE EMMONS, CFEVA FELLOWSHIP ’16-‘18 Portable and ephemeral building structures, improvised street furniture, and informal sites of exchange and adaptation inform the work of Amze Emmons. https://bit.ly/2KcC1tZ

    The Print Center
    This Thursday, April 26, 5 to 7PM, please join our friend and gallery store artist Amze Emmons for the reception for Root Cause Analysis at The Center For Emerging Visual Artists ! Root Cause...
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14 hours ago

Mary Virginia Swanson: Beyond Print: The Life...

Mary Virginia Swanson: Beyond Print: The Life of Your Photobook Beyond Publication Saturday, May 19 - Sunday, May 20, 2018 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. both days Aperture Foundation 547 West 27th Street, 4th Floor New York Join mentor and educator Mary Virginia Swanson for a two-day workshop that will teach photographers how to conduct targeted research, build their audience, and extend the life of their photobook beyond publication. https://bit.ly/2qZfkAr

    The Print Center
    Mary Virginia Swanson: Beyond Print: The Life of Your Photobook Beyond Publication Saturday, May 19 - Sunday, May 20, 2018 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. both days Aperture Foundation 547 West 27th Street,...
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15 hours ago

"Sometimes known as 'sea nomads,' the Bajau h...

"Sometimes known as 'sea nomads,' the Bajau have lived at sea for more than 1,000 years, on small houseboats that float in the waters off Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines." https://theatln.tc/2qRFzcJ

    How Asia's Super Divers Evolved for a Life At Sea
    One gene, known as PDE10A, stood out. It does many things, but it's especially active in the thyroid gland, and controls the release of hormones. The version of PDE10A that's common in the Bajau is associated with higher levels of thyroid hormones, and those hormones, in turn, make spleens grow bigger-at least, in rodents.
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16 hours ago

Center City District shared The Philadelphia ...

    Jerry Sweeney Has a Vision for Philadelphia's Future
    A couple of years ago, I found myself at a nerdy conference about the life of cities, and I heard Kasim Reed, the-then mayor of Atlanta, say something that helped me zero in on a fundamental Philadelphia challenge.
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16 hours ago

Check out Philadelphia Magazine's piece today...

Check out Philadelphia Magazine's piece today for a Q&A with CCD President and CEO Paul Levy about our just-released "State of Center City" report. For more: www.centercityphila.org/socc

    CCD's Paul Levy: "Obsolete" Tax Structure Is Holding Philly Back
    The CEO of Center City's business improvement district says its 2018 "State of Center City" report shows reasons for both optimism and pessimism about Philly's future. As the founding chief executive of the Center City District, Paul Levy has played a hand in each of the business improvement district's annual "State of Center City" reports over the past two decades.
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17 hours ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market shared Hands on t...

Pear trees being planted on Hands on the Earth Orchard, and the exclusive Rusty apple. These crops won't be coming to market until 2019 but Hands on the Earth returns to Walnut Street in May with greenhouse tomatoes.

    Hands on the Earth Orchard
    Hands on the Earth Orchard added a new photo.
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31 hours ago

MURDER AT THE MÜTTER? If you missed our event...

MURDER AT THE MÜTTER? If you missed our event this past weekend, we are inviting you to play for fun via Instagram stories. Visit our Instagram profile now, and choose the highlighted Instagram story to learn about the murder, find clues, and vote on the suspects. Don’t forget to share with friends - they might spot a clue you missed… Later this week we will announce the correct answer and explain how they did it! #mudunit18 #müdunit #murdermystery #science #forensics #getnerdyphl #philascifest #instagramstories

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    MURDER AT THE MÜTTER? If you missed our @philascifest event this past weekend, we are inviting you to play for fun via Instagram stories. Visit our profile now, and choose the highlighted Instagram...
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31 hours ago

MURDER AT THE MÜTTER? If you missed our @phil...

MURDER AT THE MÜTTER? If you missed our @philascifest event this past weekend, we are inviting you to play for fun via Instagram stories. Visit our profile now, and choose the highlighted Instagram story to learn about the murder, find clues, and vote on the suspects. Don’t forget to share with friends - they might spot a clue you missed. Later this week we will announce the correct answer and explain how they did it! #mudunit18 #müdunit #murdermystery #science #forensics #getnerdyphl #philascifest #instagramstories

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    MURDER AT THE MÜTTER? If you missed our @philascifest event this past weekend, we are inviting you to play for fun via Instagram stories. Visit our profile now, and choose the highlighted Instagram...
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34 hours ago

The Print Center updated their cover photo.

    The Print Center
    The Print Center updated their cover photo.
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35 hours ago

The Franklin Institute shared Philadelphia Sc...

Join us for the Philadelphia Science Festival now through April 28, 2018. http://bit.ly/p-s-f

    Philadelphia Science Festival
    It was an event-full first weekend of the Philadelphia Science Festival. Join us through April 28 to #GetNerdyPHL. bit.ly/p-s-f
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36 hours ago

Job growth has been sufficient to lower the f...

Job growth has been sufficient to lower the formal rate of unemployment, but not enough to get Philadelphia back to 1990 job levels or reduce the high poverty rate. Philadelphia still has 5% fewer jobs than in 1990, while our suburbs are up 26%. Find out the reasons and potential solutions in State of Center City 2018, coming tomorrow. #SOCC2018

    State of Center City Preview - Unemployment
    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

36 hours ago

"While the average American diet amounts to a...

"While the average American diet amounts to about 5 kg of carbon dioxide emissions per day, the typical meat- and dairy-heavy diet amounts to three times that. By bringing those resource-intensive diets more in line with the average American diet, we could save 0.27 million metric tons of carbon dioxide in a single day – that’s the equivalent of removing 661 million cars off the road." http://bit.ly/2qSwikW

    A Surprising Solution to Lowering Our Greenhouse Gas Emissions
    This April marks the 48th Earth Month, offering us an opportunity to reflect on our collective impact on the one and only planet we call home. Many simple life changes can make a big difference - switching our household electricity provider to renewable or carbon-neutral energy sources, replacing inefficient household electronics, using cold water to wash our clothes, signing up for a composting service, and recycling, just to name a few.
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37 hours ago

From fruit stuffed pancakes to crab benedicts: Philadelphia's 6 best budget friendly diners

...Tony's Deli, a Rittenhouse favorite with four stars out of 28 reviews. Stop by 17 S. 21st St. to hit up this diner with a vintage feel next time you're looking to...

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Topping the list is Cedar Park Cafe. Located at 4914 Baltimore Ave., the breakfast and brunch spot is the highest rated inexpensive diner in Philadelphia, boasting four...

Next up is Old Kensington's Dew Inn, situated at 501 W. Girard Ave. (at Fifth St.). With 4.5 stars out of 49 reviews on Yelp, the diner...

Mantua's Texas Wiener, located at 3963 Lancaster Ave. on the city's west side, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the inexpensive...

...reviews on Yelp. Dig in at the breakfast and brunch spot by heading over to 632 E. Girard Ave. Opened in 2002, the neighborhood gem with mid-century decor offers diner classics like chipped...

    From fruit stuffed pancakes to crab benedicts: Philadelphia's 6 best budget friendly diners
    Wondering where to find the best diners near you? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top-rated affordable diners in Philadelphia, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to satisfy your cravings. Photo: Sara L./Yelp Topping the list is Cedar Park Cafe.
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39 hours ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market updated their pro...

Special thanks to local artist Angela Palma, who made this poster for the Rittenhouse Market. Reminder: the market returns to the 9am-3pm schedule on Saturday May 5th and the Tuesday market always begins on the first Tuesday in June. Thanks, Angela!

    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market
    Special thanks to local artist Angela Palma, who made this poster for the Rittenhouse Market. Reminder: the market returns to the 9am-3pm schedule on Saturday May 5th and the Tuesday market always...
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39 hours ago

"If local growth since 2009 was robust enough...

"If local growth since 2009 was robust enough to make us just average, attaining the 2.3 percent growth rate of America’s largest cities, Philadelphia would have added 45,400 more jobs -- one homegrown Amazon -- on top of existing growth of 55,100 for a total of 100,500 new jobs." More in CCD President Paul Levy's op-ed on philly.com.

    Sure, Philly is growing. But not fast enough | Opinion
    The Philadelphia story is not a tale of two cities; it's a tale of one city not growing fast enough to address problems we've inherited, when we can count less on higher levels of government for help. - Paul R. Levy, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
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39 hours ago

Did you know that 17.3% of Philadelphians bet...

Did you know that 17.3% of Philadelphians between 21-64 identify as having a disability? #ICYMI: CultureWorks Engagement Director attended Art-Reach's Cultural Accessibility Forum & Exchange session on 4/14. The session covered best practices across marketing and communications that better serve and positively impact folks with disabilities. Read the full recap below to learn more about best practices your organization can implement to ensure that people with disabilities feel welcome in our spaces and can understand the full scope of accessible events, program, and services through marketing and communication. Small changes and updates can lead to big impact!

    Report Back: Art Reach's Cultural Accessibility Forum & Exchange (CAFE)
    CultureWorks recently attended Art Reach's CAFE, an acronym for their Cultural Accessibility Forum and Exchange sessions. The April 4th session, The Digital Welcome Mat: Is Your Website and Marketing Accessible to the Disability Community , encouraged arts and culture professionals to take a deep
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40 hours ago

Center City District shared Metro Philly's po...

    SEPTA advances with sustainability initiatives
    In general, experts agree that one of the most environmentally beneficial things the average person can do is to leave their car at home and ride mass transit. But at SEPTA, the carbon footprint is diminished a little more due to the diverse sustainability initiatives underway, from acquiring more electricity-powered buses to using renewable energy and even simpler tasks like recycling rainwater to wash buses.
    https://www.metro.us

40 hours ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market shared Flour & Oa...

Perfect for that meal in between breakfast and lunch...

    Flour & Oats Artisan Cookies
    Monday isn't looking so bad
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40 hours ago

In The News: Broad Street Review! If you miss...

In The News: Broad Street Review! If you missed out on The Print Center’s book launch for renowned photographer Andrea Modica’s new photobook January 1 we still have publications available! For more information, contact Evan Laudenslager at elaudenslager@printcenter.org or 215.735.6090 x2 or visit our website for details and press links. https://printcenterstore.myshopify.com/products/january-1-pre-order

    Andrea Modica's 'January 1'
    Whether depicting family life in small-town America or minor-league ballplayers, Philadelphia-based photographer Andrea Modica has long been interested in exploring what she calls the "paradox of inclusion and exclusion." Her latest book, January 1, which looks at the city's controversial New Year's Day tradition - the Mummers Parade - is no exception.
    http://www.broadstreetreview.com

41 hours ago

FURTHER LISTINGS

Apr. 25- Pa. Great Frontier PAC hosts Happy Hour with Rich Zeoli at Irish Pub, 2007 Walnut St., 6-8 p.m. RSVP: pagreatfrontierpac@gmail.com.

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Apr. 25- State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts House Democratic Policy Committee Hearing on HB 2210 at Overbrook Pk. Lib., 7422 Haverford Ave., 2-4:15 p.m. Bill would expunge student disciplinary records for nonviolent offenses. Many legislators and experts. For info: Nicole Brunner (717) 787-3555.

Apr. 25- 42nd Ward Democratic Committee hosts “Meet Candidates Party” at Majestic Ha., 800 W. Olney Ave., 5:30-9 p.m. Tickets $25. For info: Sharon Vaughn (215) 313-7019.

Apr. 25- HAPCO holds General Membership Mtg. at Courtyard Phila. Marriott, Fairmount Rm., 4100 Presidential Blvd., 7-9:30 p.m. Speakers: Controller Rebecca Rhynhart, State Rep. Donna Bullock & others. Refreshments. For info: Denise Keen (215) 684-1684.

Apr. 25- Veteran Boxers Ass’n hosts 177th state rep candidates at 2733 E. Clearfield St., 7 p.m. All candidates invited. Free. Cash bar with drink specials. For info: Fred Druding, Jr. (215) 221-2374.

Apr. 26- Public Record hosts “5-Star Salute to Labor” at Penns Landing Caterers, 1301 S. Columbus Blvd., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Honoring Estebán Vera, Linda Fields, Ted Kirsch, Reesa...

Apr. 26- State Rep. Emilio Vázquez hosts Energy Access Forum at Lillian Marrero Lib., 601 W. Lehigh Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Addressing lack of affordable energy for residents & businesses. Solar energy access. Free. For info: (215) 425-5708.

...26- Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown hosts “Building Philadelphia Green Fundraiser” at Bridge on Race Apts., 205 Race St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Honorary Guest: Councilman Mark Squilla. Earth Day Champions $2...

Apr. 26- State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown hosts Public Safety Mtg. at W. Mill Ck. Plg., 5100 Parrish St 6-8 p.m. For info: (215) 879-6615.

Apr. 26- Councilman Mark Squilla hosts NFL Draft Party at Blue Duck on Broad, 220 S. Broad St., 6:30-9:30 p.m. Special guests & Eagles gear. Hail Mary Pass $2,500...

Apr. 28- State Rep. Ed Neilson hosts Free Community Shredding at St. Jerome’s Parish, 3031 Stamford St., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. For info: (215) 330-3714.

Apr. 28- Congressman Dwight Evans hosts Birthday Party at Hilton City Ave. Hotel, 4200 City Line Ave., 7-10 p.m. Chair $2,500, Hosts $1,000, Supporters $250, Friends $100, Patrons...

Apr. 29- City Commission Chair Lisa Deeley is hosted Reception at Fluke’s Irish Pub, 7401 State Rd., 3-6 p.m. Live music, buffet, domestic drafts & wine. Tickets $40. Contribute online https...

May 1- Pan Asian Ass’n of Greater Phila. hosts Pan Asian Award Banquet at Ocean Harbor Restaurant, 1023 Race St., 5-9 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Daphne Kwok. Tickets: Individuals $40, Table of 10 $350; pay panasianphila.ticketleap.com/pan-asian-annual-award-banquet. For info: info@panasianphila.org.

May 2- State rep candidate Nick DiDonato hosts Fundraiser at Moonshine Philly, 1825 E. Moyamensing Ave., 12 p.m.-2 a.m. Eat & drink! Percentage of day’s sales support campaign. For info: www.picknick184th.com.

May 8- 65th Ward Democratic Committee meets at 8400 Torresdale Ave., 7 p.m. For info: Colleen (215) 500-0617 or John (267) 334-3775.

    FURTHER LISTINGS
    Apr. 25- State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts House Democratic Policy Committee Hearing on HB 2210 at Overbrook Pk. Lib., 7422 Haverford Ave., 2-4:15 p.m. Bill would expunge student disciplinary records for nonviolent offenses. Many legislators and experts. For info: Nicole Brunner (717) 787-3555. Apr.
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41 hours ago

The Franklin Institute was live.

It's a beautiful day to #GetNerdyPHL! We are using our EarthCam to take a live look at the City of Brotherly Love as the Philadelphia Science Festival enters its fourth day. Don't forget that the Festival continues through Saturday, April 28 and there is so much more to discover. Check out the schedule of events: http://bit.ly/2Hl7Qzy

    The Franklin Institute
    It's a beautiful day to #GetNerdyPHL! We are using our EarthCam to take a live look at the City of Brotherly Love as the Philadelphia Science Festival enters its fourth day. Don't forget that the...
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41 hours ago

The Franklin Institute is live now.

It's a beautiful day to #GetNerdyPHL! We are using our EarthCam to take a live look at the City of Brotherly Love as the Philadelphia Science Festival enters its fourth day. Don't forget that the Festival continues through Saturday, April 28 and there is so much more to discover. Check out the schedule of events: http://bit.ly/2Hl7Qzy

    The Franklin Institute
    It's a beautiful day to #GetNerdyPHL! We are using our EarthCam to take a live look at the City of Brotherly Love as the Philadelphia Science Festival enters its fourth day. Don't forget that the...
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42 hours ago

I knew him, Horatio: a fellow of infinite jes...

I knew him, Horatio: a fellow of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy…Where by your gibes now? Your gambols? Your songs? Happy Birthday Shakespeare! This famous scene from Hamlet dates from 1603. The two skeletons depicted here are from 1543 and 1560, respectively. The left is from Vesalius, and the right from Valverde de Amusco. All three are examples of reflection on mortality, known as Memento Mori.

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    I knew him, Horatio: a fellow of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy...Where by your gibes now? Your gambols? Your songs? Happy Birthday Shakespeare! This famous scene from Hamlet dates from 1603....
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45 hours ago

CSz Philadelphia - Home of ComedySportz added...

Volunteer Player - 4/21/2018 at 7:30PM

    CSz Philadelphia - Home of ComedySportz
    Every Saturday night @ 7:30 and 10, two teams, The Philadelphia Fighting Amish and The New Jersey Turnpikes battle for the laughs of you, the Loyal Fans. The Players compete over several rounds using...
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2 days ago

Happy Earth Day! http://bit.ly/2F0UjKB IMAG...

Happy Earth Day! http://bit.ly/2F0UjKB IMAGE: GOES-East GeoColor Full Disk View | 2018 | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

    The Franklin Institute
    Happy Earth Day! http://bit.ly/2F0UjKB IMAGE: GOES-East GeoColor Full Disk View | 2018 | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
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3 days ago

Six Rooftop Bars to Grab a Drink at This Summer

Continental Midtown 1801 Chestnut Street, Rittenhouse Height, in stories: 3 Go for: A three-martini lunch. Tables are precious on this roof deck, so be prepared to elbow […]

    Six Rooftop Bars to Grab a Drink at This Summer
    Fact: Wine tastes better when consumed many feet above the hustle and bustle - and smells - of city sidewalks in summer. Continental Midtown 1801 Chestnut Street, Rittenhouse Height, in stories: 3 Go for: A three-martini lunch. Tables are precious on this roof deck, so be prepared to elbow your way onto the elevator.
    https://www.phillymag.com

3 days ago

SOUTHWEST PLAY STREETS: Find out more informa...

SOUTHWEST PLAY STREETS: Find out more information about giving our kids safe places to play and summer lunches, come to Tilden Middle School on Monday night 4/23 from 5-7PM. *Please share*

    Councilman Kenyatta Johnson
    SOUTHWEST PLAY STREETS: Find out more information about giving our kids safe places to play and summer lunches, come to Tilden Middle School on Monday night 4/23 from 5-7PM. *Please share*
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3 days ago

The Franklin Institute added 5 new photos — w...

Last night, our chief astronomer, Derrick Pitts hosted the annual Philadelphia Science Festival Citywide Star Party at two dozen locations in and around Philadelphia. Thanks to everyone who came out to #GetNerdyPHL with us. http://bit.ly/p-s-f The Philadelphia Science Festival is on now through April 28, 2018. See the full calendar of events: http://bit.ly/2Hl7Qzy

    The Franklin Institute
    The Franklin Institute added a new photo.
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3 days ago

“Known as gray ghosts because they are only r...

“Known as gray ghosts because they are only rarely glimpsed, they differ from other types of caribou, which are plentiful on the tundra.” https://nyti.ms/2F3QtQR

    Gray Ghosts, the Last Caribou in the Lower 48 States, Are 'Functionally Extinct'
    HELENA, Mont. - The battle to save the so-called gray ghosts - the only herd of caribou in the lower 48 states - has been lost. A recent aerial survey shows that this international herd of southern mountain caribou, which spends part of its year in the Selkirk Mountains of northern Idaho and Washington near the Canadian border, has dwindled to just three animals and should be considered "functionally extinct," experts say.
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3 days ago

Celebrate science with your Facebook profile ...

Celebrate science with your Facebook profile picture with our "I ❤️ Science" Frame celebrating the Philadelphia Science Festival. http://bit.ly/p-s-f


3 days ago

The Philadelphia Science Festival’s Science C...

The Philadelphia Science Festival’s Science Carnival returns to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway this year on Saturday, April 28, 2018. Don’t miss the biggest science party of the year! http://bit.ly/2pIHRuh

    Science Carnival
    The 2018 Philadelphia Science Festival culminates in a super-charged, super-fun celebration of science! This FREE event is unlike any other-with dynamic demonstrations, engaging experiments, geeky games, and electrifying entertainment for the entire family. Returning to the newly-renovated Benjamin Franklin Parkway, this finale event promises to be the ultimate daylong science extravaganza!
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3 days ago

The Print Center added 5 new photos.

If you missed out on The Print Center’s book launch for renowned photographer Andrea Modica’s new photobook January 1 we still have publications available! The beautifully crafted book was published by L'Artiere (Bentivoglio, Italy) in an edition of 700. The 64 pages contain 27 tritone black and white plates reproduced at the 10" x 8" size of Modica's original platinum/palladium contact prints. The luxe black cover is printed with silver ink. The book is available for $72. For more information, contact Evan Laudenslager at elaudenslager@printcenter.org or 215.735.6090 x2 or visit our website for details and press links. https://printcenterstore.myshopify.com/products/january-1-pre-order


4 days ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market shared Shellbark ...

So cool to see the photos from Shellbark Hollow farm, our favorite goat cheese in the world. Beautiful farm, Pete and Jeanne!


4 days ago

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.
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4 days ago

The Franklin Institute was live.

With our roof top EarthCam, we are enjoying the clear skies that will make this night's Citywide Star Party of the Philadelphia Science Festival just about perfect. http://bit.ly/starpsf Find a location near you: http://bit.ly/starpsf

    The Franklin Institute
    With our roof top EarthCam, we are enjoying the clear skies that will make this night's Citywide Star Party of the Philadelphia Science Festival just about perfect. http://bit.ly/starpsf Find a...
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4 days 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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4 days 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


4 days 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 days ago

The Franklin Institute shared Philadelphia Sc...

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4 days 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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