1 hour ago

It's time for a workday! Saturday, April 28, ...

It's time for a workday! Saturday, April 28, from 9:30am to 12pm. Come on out and start the gardening season with a bang!

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2 hours ago

Fairmount Park Conservancy shared Philadelphi...

Thanks to Philadelphia -- visitphilly.com for this fantastic roundup highlighting Philly's best parks, from The Oval to Fairmount Park!

    The 25 Best Parks & Outdoor Spaces in Philadelphia
    Article Since the city's founding, Philadelphia has enjoyed and promoted its incredible parks and green spaces. William Penn was so inspired by the eastern hardwood forest that greeted him in the New World that he named his colony Penn's Woods, or Pennsylvania.
    https://www.visitphilly.com

4 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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5 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.
    https://www.fi.edu

6 hours ago

Friends of Bache-Martin shared Bache-Martin H...

And what a great day we had Sunday too! Extra special thanks to High Point Cafe and PhilaGorilla Movers, LLC for their generous contributions yesterday!

    Bache-Martin Home & School Association
    Bache-Martin Home & School Association added a new photo.
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7 hours ago

AFAR has chosen Renoir: Father and Son / Pain...

AFAR has chosen Renoir: Father and Son / Painting and Cinema as one of the “10 Art Exhibitions in the U.S. Worth Traveling for This Spring!” This exhibition, which features paintings, ceramics, drawings, and films, examines the tender and tangled story between a father and son, and how their relationship illuminates intersections between painting and cinema. On view May 6 – September 3, 2018. Book your tickets: http://bit.ly/Renoir-Father-Son

    10 Art Exhibitions in the U.S. Worth Traveling for This Spring
    This spring, U.S. museums are exploring the rise of the machine, sculptural attempts to replicate the human body, and unsung voices in contemporary art. Here are 10 shows (including a new permanent installation) worth a trip, including stimulating stops in New York, Los Angeles, New Orleans, Denver, and Philadelphia.
    https://www.afar.com

8 hours ago

The way we see it, art goes beyond walls––it’...

The way we see it, art goes beyond walls––it’s everywhere. In curating his collection, Dr. Albert Barnes gave us a fresh new lens to view not only art, but also the world. By arranging works according to color, light, line, and space, we’re invited to make unexpected and exciting connections between pieces from different eras, places, and cultures. Your perspective shifts: Colors seek synchrony. Diverse themes find unity. The effect is so inspiring, it stays with you––long after you’ve left our building. Come on in this spring! Discover why after every visit, you’ll never stop #seeingtheBarnes.

    The Barnes Foundation
    The way we see it, art goes beyond walls--it's everywhere. In curating his collection, Dr. Albert Barnes gave us a fresh new lens to view not only art, but also the world. By arranging works...
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8 hours ago

Bache-Martin Home & School Association added ...

Did you know that we had over 50 volunteers that came on Saturday, for #ComcastCaresDay at Bache-Martin? They helped us spruce up our garden, getting it ready for Bache in Bloom Silent Auction and Raffle, they helped give our school a good spring cleaning, filling up a 40' dumpster, organized Ms. Pierce's closet, AND helped us enter more of our books into the library system (getting us closer to that opening goal). How amazing is that?! A huge THANK YOU to all these wonderful volunteers both from Comcast, and Friends of Bache-Martin; from the students, faculty, and parents!

    Bache-Martin Home & School Association
    Bache-Martin Home & School Association added a new photo.
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9 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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9 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...
    http://www.facebook.com

9 hours ago

Francisville Neighborhood Community Meeting N...

Francisville Neighborhood Community Meeting Notice

    Francisville Neighborhood Community Meeting Notice
    http://web-extract.constantcontact.com

10 hours ago

Bache-Martin Home & School Association added ...

A big thank you to all of you who participated in Bache-Martin's Donation Drive yesterday! All of your donations, went to Big Brothers Big Sisters; giving them a second life, and keeping them away from landfills. We couldn't have done it without the generous donors in our community, our tireless volunteers, local businesses High Point Cafe -who kept volunteers and donors fed and caffeinated-, and PhilaGorilla Movers, LLC, who helped us transport the donations. THANK YOU!! Together, we continue to make a difference!

    Bache-Martin Home & School Association
    Bache-Martin Home & School Association added a new photo.
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11 hours ago

21+ Excellent Things To Do In Philadelphia This Week, April 23-29

Where:Various locations including Eastern State Penitentiary, 2027 Fairmount Avenue

This article has 17 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Where:Various locations including Taqueria Feliz, 4410 Main Street

Where:FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Various locations including Frankford Hall, 1210 Frankford Avenue

Where:Various locations including Warmdaddy's, 1400 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad Street

Where:Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad Street

Where:Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street

Where:PHS Pop Up Gardens: South Street, 1438 South Street; uCity Square, 36th & Filbert streets

Where:PHS Pop Up Gardens: South Street, 1438 South Street; uCity Square, 36th & Filbert streets

Where:Franklin Field, 235 S. 33rd Street

Where:Various locations including Woody's, 202 S. 13th Street

Where:Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, 1020 South Street

Where:Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad Street

Where:Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad Street

Where:The Woodlands, 4000 Woodland Avenue

Where:Various locations including Time, 1315 Sansom Street

Where:23rd Street Armory, 22 S. 23rd Street

    21+ Excellent Things To Do In Philadelphia This Week, April 23-29
    PHS Pop Up Garden | Photo by C. Smyth for Visit Philadelphia Flavors on the Avenue, Center City Jazz Festival, Science Carnival on the Parkway and more... Calling all foodies, music lovers, techies, outdoorsy types, theater buffs and science fans - there's a ton of fun to be had in Philly this week.
    https://www.uwishunu.com

19 hours ago

Revisioning the Broad – Ridge – Fairmount Gateway

WELCOME

    Revisioning the Broad - Ridge - Fairmount Gateway
    April 22, 2018 There is a wonderful joint fundraising event happening with the North Broad Renaissance, Francisville Neighborhood Development Corporation (FNDC) and Fairmount CDC. Please check out the fundraising website below.
    https://unitedfrancisville.com

24 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio updated thei...

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio updated their cover photo.
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24 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio added 6 new ...

"Beyond Time and Place" - Paintings by Michael Smith and Karen Stabenow, April 25 - May 19. Join us for the opening reception on Friday, April 27, 5-8pm!

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    "Beyond Time and Place" - Paintings by Michael Smith and Karen Stabenow, April 25 - May 19. Join us for the opening reception on Friday, April 27, 5-8pm!
    https://www.facebook.com

30 hours ago

It's a beautiful day to walk over to Cerulean...

It's a beautiful day to walk over to Cerulean Arts and check out our Collective Member exhibitions! Both Pia De Girolamo and Andrea Lyons will be at the gallery this afternoon 2-4pm!

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    It's a beautiful day to walk over to Cerulean Arts and check out our Collective Member exhibitions! Both Pia De Girolamo and Andrea Lyons will be at the gallery this afternoon 2-4pm!
    https://www.facebook.com

31 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared Moniq...

    Monique Sarkessian Fine Art Studio
    Todays art studio check in these works for all done in yesterday's session from Mashiul Chowdhury 's painting workshop at Cerulean Arts Gallery Such a great workshop!! Great teacher!! I'll be...
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31 hours ago

Bar Hygge shared Fairmount CDC's post.

Happy Earth Day

    Art Museum Area PHL
    Whether you are a first-time visitor or long-time resident, the small businesses in the Art Museum Area invite you to eat, shop, and explore everyday.
    http://www.artmuseumareaphl.com

32 hours ago

The Spring Gardens Community Garden is at The...

It’s a perfect day to sun one’s self in the garden. Take it from a pro! Happy Earth Day

    The Spring Gardens Community Garden
    It's a perfect day to sun one's self in the garden. Take it from a pro! Happy Earth Day
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34 hours 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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34 hours ago

As we prepare for an exciting season of event...

As we prepare for an exciting season of events and projects in Philly's parks, Fairmount Park Conservancy would love to hear your thoughts. Please take our survey so we can learn more about you, your interests, and how you use Philadelphia's parks.

    Fairmount Park Conservancy Survey
    Web survey powered by SurveyMonkey.com. Create your own online survey now with SurveyMonkey's expert certified FREE templates.
    https://www.surveymonkey.com

34 hours ago

Do you love your job? Want to inspire young k...

Do you love your job? Want to inspire young kids to follow your lead? Come share your knowledge and experiences with the next generation of workers! Bache-Martin School is seeking parents, alumni, and community members to participate in its Career Day program on the morning of Friday, April 27, 2018 (from 8:45 to 11am) If you are interested in participating, please fill out this form to sign-up to volunteer https://goo.gl/forms/iBzT18AYVbXfTMfg2 Questions? Please contact bachemartincareerday@gmail.com.​​​

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34 hours ago

It's easy to go green in the Art Museum Area ...

It's easy to go green in the Art Museum Area PHL... Happy #EarthDay! #GAMBAGreen Bar Hygge / 2637brew / Crime & Punishment Brewing / WellPoint Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine / Otto's Taproom / Yoga Habit / Cosmic Cafe & Catering / Uhuru Furniture & Collectibles - Philadelphia / Curve Conscious / Project HOME / Kayuh Bicycles & Cafe / Fairmount Running Company / Fairmount Bicycles / Ali's Wagon / SpOt Gourmet Burgers

    Art Museum Area PHL
    Whether you are a first-time visitor or long-time resident, the small businesses in the Art Museum Area invite you to eat, shop, and explore everyday.
    http://www.artmuseumareaphl.com

36 hours ago

Happy Earth Day! Corinthian Gardens is open t...

Happy Earth Day! Corinthian Gardens is open today from 10am-1pm. Volunteers will be mulching and tidying. Stop by!

    Friends of Eastern State Penitentiary Park (FESPP)
    Happy Earth Day! Corinthian Gardens is open today from 10am-1pm. Volunteers will be mulching and tidying. Stop by!
    https://www.facebook.com

42 hours ago

2 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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2 days ago

A big shout out to Philly Art Center for dona...

A big shout out to Philly Art Center for donating $300 toward the Annual Water & PlayPen Challenge! Thanks for being such good neighborhood partners. Don't forget that Philly Art Center has summer camp for kids 4-14 with full day, half day and extended care options available. Sign up here: http://www.phillyartcenter.com/summer-camps/

    Summer Camps for Kids + Specialty Camps for Tweens!
    Award winning summer camps run by-the-week all summer long, for ages 4-14, including tween specialty camps. Your child will beam for weeks about their awesome adventures at art camp while the confidence and creative skills they develop will last a lifetime.
    http://www.phillyartcenter.com

2 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.
    https://www.nytimes.com

2 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


2 days ago

DON’T MISS OUT! The Mann’s Golf Tournament Si...

DON’T MISS OUT! The Mann’s Golf Tournament Silent Auction ends at 8PM on 4/23. Packages include VIP tickets to Taylor Swift, VIP tickets to U2, and two tickets to EVERY show at the Mann this summer. The Mann is a nonprofit organization and this year’s auction will help the Mann reach $1 million dollars raised over 19 years of golf.

    Mann Center for the Performing Arts -- Category
    The golf course at Talamore is one of breathtaking views and exciting shots. This championship layout was ranked Top 24 in Pennsylvania in 1999 and was ranked as one of the "Best New Private Courses in the Country" by Golf Digest
    https://501auctions.com

2 days ago

Last chance to see "Urban Perceptions" featur...

Last chance to see "Urban Perceptions" featuring cityscapes by Mashiul Chowdhury - on view through 6pm tonight. https://ceruleanarts.com/products/mashiul-chowdhury-west-kensington-1

    Mashiul Chowdhury: West Kensington 1
    West Kensington 1, oil on panel painting by New Jersey artist Mashiul Chowdhury. Included in the exhibition Urban Perceptions, March 28 - April 21, 2018. Note: Painting will ship at end of exhibition. H 8" x W 8"
    https://ceruleanarts.com

2 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!
    https://www.fi.edu

2 days ago

Flower Power is back! http://www.flowerpower...

Flower Power is back! http://www.flowerpowerfundraising.com/campaign?campaign_id=25881 Are you still ordering bulbs, seeds, and other plants? Order through Flower Power; our garden gets 50% of what you spend with them! They not only have seeds, plants, and bulbs...they also have cookbooks, sprouting containers, and more! Do not wait, this fundraiser only goes until May 1st!

    I am participating in a fundraiser for The Spring Gardens Community Garden and need your help!
    Click this link and go to our special home page on the Flower Power Fundraising site where you can purchase top-size flower bulbs and perennials to support my group. The Spring Gardens Community Garden keeps 50% of everything you spend, Flower Power ships directly to you and gives a 100% money-back guarantee.
    http://www.flowerpowerfundraising.com

2 days ago

This week we celebrated the dedication of the...

This week we celebrated the dedication of the iconic LOVE Sculpture and are excited for LOVE Park's grand opening on May 30! Thank you to Mrs. Edith Dixon for supporting the restoration of the sculpture and Bank of America for their generous commitment to the park. We hope you'll join us for the first party in the park on the evening of May 30! Details and tickets available here: http://bit.ly/2J4WP55


2 days ago

Happy Birthday to Alfred Maurer, who was born...

Happy Birthday to Alfred Maurer, who was born on this day in 1868. Maurer was an American modernist painter and a good friend of Dr. Albert Barnes. In “Still Life,” the use of bold colors and juxtaposition of decorative patterns remind us of a work by Henri Matisse, whom Maurer greatly admired. 🎨 Alfred Maurer. “Still Life,” c. 1909–1910.


2 days ago

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    FOR THE ERECTION OF AN ATTACHED STRUCTURE TO INCLUDE ROOF DECKS ACCESSED FROM ROOF DECK ACCESS STRUCTURES.(SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON THE PLAN) FOR USE AS A MULTI-FAMILY (4 DWELLING UNITS) HOUSEHOLD LIVING.

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    INSTALL ONE 95% 80,000 BTU GAS FURNACE WITH ONE 3 TON COIL, AND ONE 3 TON CONDENSER,RELATED DUCT WORK

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    FOR THE ERECTION OF AN ATTACHED STRUCTURE TO INCLUDE ROOF DECKS ACCESSED FROM ROOF DECK ACCESS STRUCTURES.(SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON THE PLAN) FOR USE AS A MULTI-FAMILY (4 DWELLING UNITS) HOUSEHOLD LIVING. SEE AP#860959 FOR APPROVED PLAN.

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    200AMP SERVICE WITH NEW METER SOCKET AND CIRCUIT BREAKER PANEL. TOTAL WIRING OF SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING INCLUDING SWITCHES,RECEPTACLES,LIGHT FIXTURES,THERMOSTAT AND DOORBELL PER 2008 NEC (SFD)

    2122 WALLACE ST Issued April 19, 2018 Comment
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    AHVAC PERMIT - DUCTWORK & WARM-AIR APPLIANCES - FOR THE INSTALLATION OF NEW DUCTWORK, REGISTERS/GRILLES/DIFFUSERS, AND WARM-AIR APPLIANCES AS PER ATTACHED STANDARD. DEVIATIONS FROM THIS STANDARD WILL RESULT IN PERMIT REVOCATION AND REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION PLANS. INSTALL TWO (2) UNITS - ONE 95% GAS FIRED 56,000 BTU, 2 TON COIL, 2 TON A/C UNIT, 13 SEER AND ONE 95% GAS FIRED 70,000 BTU, 3 TON COIL, 3 TON A/C UNIT, 13 SEER.

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2 days ago

Francisville Neighborhood Community Meeting N...

Francisville Neighborhood Community Meeting Notice

    Francisville Neighborhood Community Meeting Notice
    http://web-extract.constantcontact.com

2 days ago

Are you working on your plot this weekend, in...

Are you working on your plot this weekend, in honor of Earth Day? Worried that your plot might need a little more soil before you can start planting? Do not fret! Soil for The Spring Gardens was delivered today (70 compost /30 soil)...so hurry, before it's all gone!

    https://www.facebook.com

3 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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