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Will lectures ever replace theatre as the "quintessential urban cultural experience?" Thom Nickels lays out the case for it in this week's Urban Safari. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/city-safari-speakers-beyond-the-parkway-p7344-1.htm
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For ice cream aficionados, Franklin Fountain is something of a gold standard. The authentically retro parlor at 116 Market St. offers top-notch ice cream made from locally sourced ingredients, an assortment of sundaes and sodas, and very long lines.
Responding to the clear demand for more of their product, owners Ryan and Eric Berley (known as the Berley brothers) have opened Franklin Ice Cream Bar at 112 Market St., just two doors east of the flagship.
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3200 WALNUT ST Comment
LEVEL II ALTERATIONS (NO CHANGE OF OCCUPANCY) TO CREATE AN ACCESSORY COMMERCIAL KITCHEN (FOR UNIVERSITY EVENTS) IN THE BASEMENT OF AN EXISTING UNIVERSITY ATHLETIC FACILITY (HUTCHINSON GYMNASIUM) AS PER APPROVED PLANS. EXISTING BUILDING FULLY SPRINKLERED. **SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR ANY MEP & FIRE SUPPRESSION WORK**
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3201-59 WALNUT ST Comment
INSTALL FEEDERS TO 1-15KVA UPS UNIT, INSTALL FEEDERS TO 1-NEW 100AMP PANEL, INSTALL 20-LIGHTS, INSTALL 22-RECEPTACLES & 2-SWITCHES AS PER NEC 2008 WEST DISTRICT AND FIRE ALARM 4-SPEAKER STROBES & 1-DUCT SMOKE DETECTOR AS PER NFPA 72
3175 JOHN F KENNEDY BLVD Comment
EXTEND EXISTING AUTOMATIC FIRE SYPPRESSION SYSTEM TO PROTECT NEW PUMP HOUSE ON ROOF IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 13 AS PER APPROVED PLAN.
3101 CHESTNUT ST Comment
FOR THE INSTALLATION OF REGISTERS, DIFFUSERS AND APPLIANCES WITH ASSOCIATED DUCTWORK FOR AN EXISTING EDUCATION FACILITY. APPLIANCES TO BE INSTALLED IN ACCORDANCE WITH MANUFACTURER'S SPECIFICATIONS. ALL WORK TO BE DONE PER APPROVED PLANS. IF FIELD CONDITIONS VARY CONTACT DESIGN ENGINEER PRIOR TO THE START OF ANY WORK. SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR ALL OTHER WORK.
129L S 30TH ST Comment
ALTERATIONS: INTERIOR PLUMBING; HIGH RISE; ROOF; 2" COLD WATER LINES FOR FUTURE CONNECTION FOR MODULAR RESTAURANT.FINAL CONNECTION OF PLUMBING BY OTHERS; (1)6" ROOF DRAIN,(1)4" ROOF DRAIN AND CONNECT TO THE EXISTING STORM PIPING -THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADEPHIA PLUBMING CODE 2004
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In Pennsylvania, the federal government is housing 50 child immigrants in Pittsburgh as part of its “zero-tolerance” policy. They are being housed at the Holy Family Institute in Emsworth, a Catholic social services organization, which is under contract with the Office of Refugee Resettlement under the Department of Health and Human Services. The children, who are between the ages of four and 17, are from countries including Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/attorney-general-shapiro-to-file-lawsuit-challenging-trump-administrations-p7346-1.htm
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“Young children who experience homelessness are less likely to be ready for kindergarten and face challenges managing stress and emotions, cognitive development and social skills. Being enrolled in early education can help them prepare them for school success, manage trauma and build resilience.” http://ucreview.com/peoples-emergency-center-celebrates-new-early-education-grant-p7849-1.htm
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"Over the decades of his service, Mr. Douglas has remained a great influence and encourager of generations of Americans. From children striving to attain Olympic glory, to young people toiling to climb the corporate ladder, his example shines true.” - Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown http://ucreview.com/vanessa-lowvery-brown-honors-oldest-living-africanamerican-olympic-medalis-p7847-1.htm