11 hours ago

24 hours ago

Center in the Park added 3 new photos.

CIP’s Eagles Pep-Rally!!

    Center in the Park
    Center in the Park, Philadelphia. 581 likes. To learn more about Center In the Park visit http://www.centerinthepark.org
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39 hours ago

Tomorrow (1/19) is Dress Down Bow Tie Day! Br...

Tomorrow (1/19) is Dress Down Bow Tie Day! Bring $1 and dress down with the addition of everyone's favorite accessory, the bow tie. Be creative. Be unique. Have fun. Most importantly, be you! *money collected benefits school programs and resources.

    Friends of the Mifflin School, East Falls
    Tomorrow (1/19) is Dress Down Bow Tie Day! Bring $1 and dress down with the addition of everyone's favorite accessory, the bow tie. Be creative. Be unique. Have fun. Most importantly, be you! *money...
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47 hours ago

Delicious Local Drama

More live theater for the Falls, in three small tasty bites!

    Delicious Local Drama
    Philly Theatre Week comes to East Falls with Juniper Productions' PLAY APPETIZERS, February 9th, 10th and 11th at Vault + Vine, a charming new shop-florist-cafe in East Falls. The event features three short plays from Philly-area playwrights - Renee Lucas Wayne, Julie Zaffarano, and Queen Lane resident Kathy Anderson (who you may recognize from East Falls Faces).
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2 days ago

Hooray! We are ON for our FOM General Meeting...

Hooray! We are ON for our FOM General Meeting tonight at 5:30pm at Thomas Mifflin School! Please join us to learn more about choosing an executive board, the formation of new committees, how we can support Mifflin in 2018, and MORE. We keep these meetings to an hour and children are welcome.

    Friends of the Mifflin School, East Falls
    Hooray! We are ON for our FOM General Meeting tonight at 5:30pm at Thomas Mifflin School! Please join us to learn more about choosing an executive board, the formation of new committees, how we can...
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2 days ago

Gr8 job history hunters #FOM

Gr8 job history hunters #FOM

    Friends of the Mifflin School, East Falls
    Gr8 job history hunters #FOM
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2 days ago

CIP Songsters Unlimited Choir are routing for...

CIP Songsters Unlimited Choir are routing for the Eagles...Fly Philadelphia Eagles Fly! #cbs CBS Philly

    Center in the Park
    CIP Songsters Unlimited Choir are routing for the Eagles...Fly Philadelphia Eagles Fly! #cbs CBS Philly
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2 days ago

Join us at Center in the Park as we cheer on ...

Join us at Center in the Park as we cheer on our team! E-A-G-L-E-S

    Center in the Park
    Join us at Center in the Park as we cheer on our team! E-A-G-L-E-S
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2 days ago

Introducing: Praiseworthy Pets

A trainer who does all the work for you? We’re intrigued… And putting our own dog to the test!

    Introducing: Praiseworthy Pets
    If you're busy with a challenging dog, Naomi Rotenberg is like a dream come true: she'll teach your pet everything he needs to know, and then show you how to handle him from here on out. No classes, no hassles. Naomi trains your pooch right at home and in your neighborhood while you're away at work or otherwise occupied.
    http://www.eastfallslocal.com

3 days ago

East Falls Forward added an event.

KenCrest Conversations JOINT East Falls Forward and EFCC Zoning Meeting TODAY (Wednesday) January 17th, 2018 at 7pm Downs Hall on the Jefferson University Campus. East Falls Forward January Meeting TOMORROW (Thursday) January 18th, 2018 at 7pm (6:30 Social) BuLogics on Midvale. KenCrest will present AT BOTH MEETINGS and you are welcome at both or either! Materials that KenCrest has provided, including the updated site plans, elevations, the refusal and the draft agreement proposed by KenCrest are included in this post: http://www.eastfallslocal.com/theres-no-place-like-home/ East Falls Forward, as per our mission, will circulate our vote and poll AFTER KenCrest presents 1/18/2018. East Falls Community Council is circulating this document for feedback: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfns_Q4B-gHa8wWGKRkGwdR66M92LQ8oqkjAGznN91FtR0YAQ/viewform?usp=sf_link

    KenCrest Meeting
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4 days ago

Center in the Park shared National Council on...

    National Council on Aging
    Today shines a spotlight on the noble service to which Dr. King dedicated his life. Thank you to older adults who volunteer in their communities, and all who support older adults with their time...
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5 days ago

Join the Center in the Park Songsters - they ...

Join the Center in the Park Songsters - they have known these benefits for 30+ years! http://www.nextavenue.org/benefits-choir-singing/?utm_content=bufferd15eb&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

    The Benefits of Choir Singing When You're Older
    "I didn't expect to give them harmony at the first meeting," Palad says. "But by the performance, they were already singing in parts. They're willing to learn. They have that willingness and perseverance." Palad wasn't the only one surprised by the choir. I noticed a lot of people were sitting and standing taller after only a few weeks.
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Jan 13

Jan 12

Join our team at Center in the Park! Registe...

Join our team at Center in the Park! Register Here: https://cipjobfair.eventbrite.com

    Center in the Park
    Join our team at Center in the Park! Register Here: https://cipjobfair.eventbrite.com
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Jan 11

Please come celebrate MLK on Friday, the 12th...

Please come celebrate MLK on Friday, the 12th . . . Center in the Park is closed on Monday, the 15th to observe the King Holiday!

    Center in the Park
    Please come celebrate MLK on Friday, the 12th . . . Center in the Park is closed on Monday, the 15th to observe the King Holiday!
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Jan 11

First Time’s the Charm for Local Soccer Champs

East Falls, we have a winner!

    First Time's the Charm for Local Soccer Champs
    In only its first year of existence, the East Falls traveling soccer team stormed through the Philadelphia Parks & Recreation League last year like Maradona through a B team defense (sorry, I imagine the kids these days prefer Ronaldo or Messi) and pulled off an upset win to take home the title for the 10 and under division in October.
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Jan 09

East Falls Faces

These are the people in our neighborhood! East Falls’ favorite photographer gets up close ‘n personal with neighbors who share their hobbies, happy places, and secrets for enjoying life as a Fallser. 

    East Falls Faces
    These are the people in our neighborhood! East Falls' favorite photographer gets up close 'n personal with neighbors who share their hobbies, happy places, and secrets for enjoying life as a Fallser. Can a bar be your best friend? Is it possible to adopt a cat by accident?
    http://www.eastfallslocal.com

Jan 09

Jan 08

Epilepsy Foundation Eastern PA - EFEPA added ...

The Epilepsy Foundation Eastern Pennsylvania's 11th Annual Mardi Gras Gala brings in hundreds of prominent figures from the community with the shared goal of improving the quality of life of those affected by epilepsy. The Black-Tie Gala features an open bar complete with masks, beads, hurricanes, French Creole sit-down dinner, dancing and lively entertainment. The 2018 Gala will honor Dave and Kerri Monnerat of Epilepsy Dad as King & Queen of Mardi Gras for their advocacy and efforts to improve awareness about the ups and downs of raising a child with intractable seizures. The 2018 Gala will also recognize posthumously the life-long efforts of Richard I. Katz, MD. Dr. Katz served the epilepsy community as an EFEPA Board Member, Camp Achieve volunteer, and a compasionate Neurologist. All proceeds benefit free programs and services provided through Eastern PA.

    EFEPA Mardi Gras Gala 2018
    The Epilepsy Foundation Eastern Pennsylvania's 11th Annual Mardi Gras Gala brings in hundreds of prominent figures from the community with the shared...
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Jan 08

Cold Hands Warm Thoughts

A sucker for a sweet smile and a bad attitude hopes this time it’ll be different in a short story about love in wintertime.

    Cold Hands Warm Thoughts
    A sucker for a sweet smile and a bad attitude hopes this time it'll be different in a short story about love in wintertime. "I'm never doing this again." Paul rubbed his hands together to circulate the blood. He cursed once, twice, thrice, swearing unprintable words about the bitter Philadelphia winter.
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Jan 08

Lager, Our Hometown Brew

Lager vs. Ale:  What’s the difference?

    Lager, Our Hometown Brew
    Strictly speaking, every beer is either a lager or an ale. Ales were here first, an ancient brew. Top-fermented, known for fruitiness, bitterness, and high alcohol content. Lagers are bottom-fermented, thanks to a special strain of yeast developed by Bavarian monks in the 1300's.
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Jan 08

May 19th | 6:00pm50’s Night with Harry Prime

On Saturday, May 19, at 6:00 pm, Harry Prime will appear at Epicure Cafe, Conrad and Bowman St.  Harry will be entertaining with songs from the 40″s and 50″s Big Band era.

    May 19th | 6:00pm50's Night with Harry Prime
    On Saturday, May 19, at 6:00 pm, Harry Prime will appear at Epicure Cafe, Conrad and Bowman St. Harry will be entertaining with songs from the 40″s and 50″s Big Band era. Harry was born at 3512 Bowman St. and moved to the apartment over Clayton's store at Conrad and Bowman Sts.
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Jan 08

When Oysters Were Peanuts

They sure loved their oysters at the Hohenadel Brewery on Indian Queen Lane. We found hundreds of shells at the site this morning, unearthed by a construction crew digging up the site of the old brewery for condominiums.

    When Oysters Were Peanuts
    They sure loved their oysters at the Hohenadel Brewery on Indian Queen Lane. We found hundreds of shells at the site this morning, unearthed by a construction crew digging up the site of the old brewery for condominiums. That many fresh oysters would be worth thousands of dollars today at an upscale center city restaurant, but in 19 th century bars, oysters were the peanuts of the day.
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Jan 08

Here Comes the Hohenadel Beer Project

This October, Hohenadel House is going back to its roots!

    Here Comes the Hohenadel Beer Project
    This October, Hohenadel House is going back to its roots! There won't be horse-drawn carriages or gas lamps in the streets, but we're bringing back the best of that old world: classic Bavarian lager beer, and the catfish and waffles that made the Falls famous.
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Jan 08

November 2nd | 7:00pmMovie Houses: “Gone, Not Forgotten”

Wednesday, November 2, at 7:00 in the Falls of Schuylkill Library meeting room

    November 2nd | 7:00pmMovie Houses: "Gone, Not Forgotten"
    Wednesday, November 2, at 7:00 in the Falls of Schuylkill Library meeting room Rick Spector will present a power point show about the great "jewel boxes" that defined every neighborhood in years past - the Movies. Few of these gem of community entertainment exist today.
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Jan 08

Historical Marker Placed at Kelly House

The long awaited Pennsylvania Historical Marker honoring the Kelly Family was dedicated on Saturday, Oct. 27 at 1:00 p.m. at McMichael Park, 3800 Henry Avenue.

    Historical Marker Placed at Kelly House
    The long awaited Pennsylvania Historical Marker honoring the Kelly Family was dedicated on Saturday, Oct. 27 at 1:00 p.m. at McMichael Park, 3800 Henry Avenue. The marker honors John B. Kelly, Sr., born in East Falls and a three time Olympic gold medal winner for rowing in the 1920 and 1924 International Olympic Games.
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Jan 08

May 27th | 1:00pmWalking Tour, Drexel Medical College

Dr. Steve Peitzman will conduct a walking tour or the Medical College of Pennsylvania portrait collection at Drexel Medical College on Saturday, March 27, at 1:00 pm.

    May 27th | 1:00pmWalking Tour, Drexel Medical College
    Dr. Steve Peitzman will conduct a walking tour or the Medical College of Pennsylvania portrait collection at Drexel Medical College on Saturday, March 27, at 1:00 pm.
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Jan 08

The Hessians Are Coming! (For Our Beer)

Of course it was! This area was strategically important as a major thoroughfare into the heart of Philadelphia, and it was also flush with natural resources. The Falls were prime fishing grounds, and the forests teamed with game.

    The Hessians Are Coming! (For Our Beer)
    Of course it was! This area was strategically important as a major thoroughfare into the heart of Philadelphia, and it was also flush with natural resources. The Falls were prime fishing grounds, and the forests teamed with game. They even had a pub!
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Jan 08

What’s In a Name? East Falls, Street-By-Street

We’ve got three “Queen” lanes in East Falls — Queen, New Queen, and Indian Queen  — but does anyone know who this “Queen/queen” is?

    What's In a Name? East Falls, Street-By-Street
    We've got three "Queen" lanes in East Falls - Queen, New Queen, and Indian Queen - but does anyone know who this "Queen/queen" is? Any Googling fool can tell you that Philadelphia's Queen Village was named for Sweden's Queen Cristina, but our local sovereign's identity is not so apparent.
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Jan 08

When Were Streets Renamed? A fourth-generation Fallser writes in …

Tony Gallagher asks a deceptively simple question about when some of the streets in East Falls were renamed:

    When Were Streets Renamed? A fourth-generation Fallser writes in ...
    Tony Gallagher asks a deceptively simple question about when some of the streets in East Falls were renamed: Loved your article on East Falls street names. One question I've always had, what year were the street names changed? I'm a fourth generation Fallser and when I lived on Division St.
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Jan 08

RAH Revival Continues

A rehab Renaissance nextdoor. 

    RAH Revival Continues
    RAH's current growth spurt hasn't been limited to new construction from outside developers. Older homes, too, are being renovated to accommodate the influx of professionals who've discovered this artsy, affordable area bordering East Falls. In fact, this community (which now seems to favor the name "Paradise") was once called the " Lower Falls " and was the outer limits for St.
    http://www.eastfallslocal.com

Jan 08

Jan 06

2018 Resolution: Beyond Boring Pizza

Fed up with lame pizza, the Ninja looks for a new challenge in the new year.

    2018 Resolution: Beyond Boring Pizza
    Hello pizza fanatics and welcome to the January 2018 edition of the East Falls Pizza Review. New Year, new pizza, same Ninja. For this months edition, the Ninja tried some pizza from some indistinguishable shop in the Manayunk/Roxborough area. You know the type.
    http://www.eastfallslocal.com

Jan 05

DIY Art Corner: Sock Snowmen!

Stuck inside? Here’s the perfect family art project for riding out the arctic weather.

    DIY Art Corner: Sock Snowmen!
    I think we can all agree that snowmen made out of socks are rather adorable! The best part is, you can make them with just few household items, so it is also a good reuse/recycling as well as a 3D art lesson! For this craft, you'll need a pair of old socks that are crew length, or longer.
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Jan 04

ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 5TH . . . CENTER IN THE PA...

ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 5TH . . . CENTER IN THE PARK IS OPEN FOR STAFF ONLY. NO LUNCH . . NO RIDES . . . PLEASE CALL TO SEE IF YOUR ACTIVITY IS GOING ON OR YOUR INSTRUCTOR IS COMING IN . . . BEFORE YOU COME OUT IN THE COLD! 215-848-7722 WE DO LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU NEXT WEEK!

    Center in the Park
    ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 5TH . . . CENTER IN THE PARK IS OPEN FOR STAFF ONLY. NO LUNCH . . NO RIDES . . . PLEASE CALL TO SEE IF YOUR ACTIVITY IS GOING ON OR YOUR INSTRUCTOR IS COMING IN . . . BEFORE...
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Jan 04

JOIN US! Sign up here: https://thomasmifflin...

JOIN US! Sign up here: https://thomasmifflinschool.org/take-action/ You'll have access to our monthly agenda, cancelations, events, ideas, and more! Thomas Mifflin School

    FOM
    Friends of Mifflin Donate
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Jan 04

Old man winter got us again! Tonight's FOM me...

Old man winter got us again! Tonight's FOM meeting is CANCELED due to school closure. Thomas Mifflin School We will reschedule shortly! Stay in the loop! Join our internal communications group by sending your email address to lynseyaug@gmail.com

    Friends of the Mifflin School, East Falls
    Old man winter got us again! Tonight's FOM meeting is CANCELED due to school closure. Thomas Mifflin School We will reschedule shortly! Stay in the loop! Join our internal communications group by...
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Jan 03

UPDATE - CIP Closed on Thursday 1/4/18

UPDATE - CIP Closed on Thursday 1/4/18

    Center in the Park
    UPDATE - CIP Closed on Thursday 1/4/18
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Jan 03

Center in the Park updated their cover photo....

    Center in the Park
    Center in the Park, Philadelphia. 582 likes. To learn more about Center In the Park visit http://www.centerinthepark.org
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Jan 03

Karma Points for the New Year

Start 2018 off with a good deed for our neighborhood’s public school. Your generosity makes a huge impact locally. 

    Karma Points for the New Year
    Thomas Mifflin School is bursting with innovative faculty and staff. Take a look at some of these exciting campaigns and projects. Whether you're a techy, an outdoor enthusiast, or a theater buff - there's a campaign to interest you!
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Jan 03

5 great Germantown homes for sale

5243 Wissahickon Avenue, $275,000

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6123 Wayne Avenue, $20,000

5111 Wayne Avenue, $250,000

121 W. Price Street, $329,900

421 W. Walnut Lane, $445,000

...ideal for someone willing to put in a little elbow grease. The stone home at 431 W. Walnut Lane dates back to 1885 and features eight bedrooms, two and a half bathrooms, and two...

    5 great homes for sale in Germantown
    Welcome to a special edition of Curbed Comparisons, a dive into the options available for a certain price point in various Philly neighborhoods. In honor of Germantown being crowned the 2017 Curbed Cup Neighborhood of the Year, we're taking a look at its current housing stock, eyeing five great homes for sale with various price tags.
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Jan 02

The Center will be open on Thursday, the 4th ...

The Center will be open on Thursday, the 4th - for staff only, unless the Philadelphia Public Schools are closed for inclement weather! If the schools are closed on Thursday, then the Center will be closed for inclement weather. We were excited to open on Monday, the 2nd . . . and we did. Then a sprinkler pipe burst . . . so, we’re closed again until we dry out and clean up! Please call before you come to make sure the Center is open later this week . . , 215-848-7722!

    Center in the Park
    We were excited to open on Monday, the 2nd . . . and we did. Then a sprinkler pipe burst . . . Thanks to the bitter cold . . . So, we're closed again until we dry out and clean up! Please call before...
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Jan 02

We were excited to open on Monday, the 2nd . ...

We were excited to open on Monday, the 2nd . . . and we did. Then a sprinkler pipe burst . . . Thanks to the bitter cold . . . So, we’re closed again until we dry out and clean up! Please call before you come to make sure the Center is open later this week . . , 215-848-7722!

    Center in the Park
    We were excited to open on Monday, the 2nd . . . and we did. Then a sprinkler pipe burst . . . Thanks to the bitter cold . . . So, we're closed again until we dry out and clean up! Please call before...
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Jan 02

Find out how to help Thomas Mifflin through s...

Find out how to help Thomas Mifflin through some really exciting teacher campaigns! https://thomasmifflinschool.org/donate/

    DONATE
    From field trips, to play yard programs, to technology; there are countless ways for you to positively impact the experience of Mifflin students. Check out our blog for current campaigns and ways to help!
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Jan 02

Westward, HO!

Because life’s an adventure, and who knows what the New Year will bring?

    Westward, HO!
    After more than a decade in the neighborhood - and two years planning & photographing events for East Falls Local - Denise Hasher hit the road for a cross-country drive to Albuquerque, New Mexico. A new job with an old friend beckoned and, frankly, she'd felt rather stalled in the Falls.
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Jan 02

We hit our GOAL! These students are heading t...

We hit our GOAL! These students are heading to the theatre!!! Thank you to our donors, those who shared the campaign, and TheatreWorks for the discount. The students can't wait to see this production and share their experience through memories, stories, and lessons shared with family and friends. THANK YOU for helping us make this experience possible! https://www.gofundme.com/thomasmifflin

    Click here to support To the Theatre for Thomas Mifflin! organized by Lynsey Augustus Larson
    "You find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax. All you need is a book." - Dr.Seuss The 2nd graders of Thomas Mifflin Elementary School experience magic together every day in their classroom, imaginations, and their collection of Dr.Seuss books. These students are curious, engaged, and ent...
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Jan 01

January 2nd . . . OPEN . . Let the Center's...

January 2nd . . . OPEN . . Let the Center's 50th anniversary celebration begin!

    Center in the Park
    Center in the Park, Philadelphia. 581 likes. To learn more about Center In the Park visit http://www.centerinthepark.org
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