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Check out our latest issue of The Dornsife Ce...

Check out our latest issue of The Dornsife Center Connector: Winter 2018. http://drexel.edu/dornsifecenter/news/newsletter/

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Check out our latest issue of The Dornsife Center Connector: Winter 2018. http://drexel.edu/dornsifecenter/news/newsletter/
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The Study at University City named a top ten ...

The Study at University City named a top ten college town hotel by USA TODAY.

    These college town hotels are in a class of their own
    The best part about college these days just might be the new crop of hotels springing up on campuses around the country. Joining some of the more traditional homes-away-from-home are brands like Graduate and Study, whose hotels pay homage to the colleges - and college towns - they serve.
    http://www.10best.com

22 hours ago

International House Philadelphia shared their...

Thanks to those who joined us last week for our Lunar New Year celebration. We received so much press and the event sold out. It was a blast and we thank you. Be sure to check out some photos here.

    International House Philadelphia
    International House Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 13,659 likes · 71 talking about this · 14,485 were here. International House Philadelphia - Where the World Lives and Learns
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International House Philadelphia updated thei...

    International House Philadelphia
    International House Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 13,659 likes · 71 talking about this · 14,485 were here. International House Philadelphia - Where the World Lives and Learns
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24 hours ago

The New York Times previews Drexel University...

The New York Times previews Drexel University and Brandywine Realty Trust's forthcoming Schuylkill Yards.

    Philadelphia's First Step to a Platform of Innovation
    "Our hope was that we could connect the city, eliminating the river as a historic dividing point," Mr. Sweeney said. "We hope Schuylkill Yards is going to move the physical perception of the city west."
    https://www.nytimes.com

27 hours ago

University City District shared Shakespeare i...

Check below to see what play Shakespeare in Clark Park will perform this year!

    Shakespeare in Clark Park's 2018 Show
    Join us this summer in Clark Park!
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29 hours ago

Come check out UConnect, which connects commu...

Come check out UConnect, which connects community members to important resources such as employment, housing, education, and more. We have available appointments Wednesday, 2/21/18 from 4:15-7PM. Check out the flyer for more details to schedule your appointment today!

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Come check out UConnect, which connects community members to important resources such as employment, housing, education, and more. We have available appointments Wednesday, 2/21/18 from 4:15-7PM....
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Check out what we have going on this week.

Check out what we have going on this week.

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Check out what we have going on this week.
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Memories from the Powelton Co-op (Part 1)

Powelton Co-op families doing the laundry in the basement of 3709 Baring Street. Mrs. John L. Atkins taking care of 21 month old Alan Bye, as his mother...

...first home was set of buildings known as “The Court,” located at the intersection of 37th and Baring Street. As shareholders in the corporation, all members shared expenses, childcare, and the household chores. A...

...moved to a mansion at 3709 Baring Street, and then to another large house at 35 North 34th Street. There were plenty for the taking. A Victorian mansion in this part of West Philadelphia...

The northwest corner of the 3700 block of Baring Street, December 14, 1962.

    Memories from the Powelton Co-op (Part 1)
    There were some kids who were mixed. There was some kids who were Jewish, and there were some white kids, too. But it never dawned on me as a child. I never knew the difference. I went to an all-bl...
    https://www.phillyhistory.org

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“This will turn that vacant lot into the priz...

“This will turn that vacant lot into the prize of the community — the centerpiece." - Gov. Tom Wolf http://ucreview.com/prize-of-the-community-new-market-west-groundbreaking-is-first-step-towa-p7696-1.htm

    "Prize of the Community": New Market West groundbreaking is first step toward revitalizing Haddington-Hobbs Creek
    Jamila Harris-Morrison knows the good and sees the bad in Haddington-Hobbs Creek. The West Philadelphia neighborhood benefits from a community rich in acceleration and amazing neighbors. As the Executive Director of ACHIEVEability, she's worked with more than 100 residents in the area to become financially self-sufficient.
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4 days ago

We are grateful to the Lenfest Foundation for...

We are grateful to the Lenfest Foundation for this significant investment in the people of West Philadelphia.

    $5 million from Lenfest Foundation will bring career training to West Philly - Technical.ly Philly
    In West Philadelphia, where some 81,000 residents live under the poverty line, access to skills and a pathway to careers can provide lasting change. That's the driving force behind the West Philadelphia Skills Initiative , a program led by the University City District (UCD) that got a $5 million boost from the Lenfest Foundation Thursday.
    https://technical.ly

5 days ago

Alternate history, military cyborgs, inter-wo...

Alternate history, military cyborgs, inter-world portals and more: Philly Sci-Fi author Henry Lazarus offers a roundup of new sci-fi and fantasy books out this month. http://ucreview.com/science-fiction-for-february-p7685-86.htm

    Science Fiction for February 2018
    University City, West Philadelphia, Community Newspaper
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5 days ago

RecycleMania starts this week around campus

Where: Recreation Center Lobby, 33rd and Market Street

    RecycleMania starts this week around campus - The Triangle
    RecycleMania, an eight-week friendly competition between colleges and universities in the United States and Canada, kicked-off on Feb. 4, marking 12 years of Drexel University's participation in this competition. Throughout the month of February, Drexel will be collecting and keeping track of recyclable materials such as paper, cardboard, aluminum, glass, plastic, cell phones and computer equipment in the hopes of collecting more than competing schools.
    https://thetriangle.org

5 days ago

Eater Philly lists new restaurant Danlu as on...

Eater Philly lists new restaurant Danlu as one of the hottest brunch spots. Have you tried it yet?

    The Hottest Brunches in Philly Right Now, February 2018
    Many of Philadelphia's best brunch spots are classics, with lines out the door every weekend. And then there are the new additions to Philly's brunch scene, doing their best to make eggs, pancakes, and waffles stand out in the crowd. Here are 16 of the most noteworthy new brunches to try.
    https://philly.eater.com

5 days ago

Live rodent on a wok and faux grass in a deli case close Philly eateries

3400 Lancaster Ave.

This article has 18 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

1426 Snyder Ave.

1301 N 25th St.

130 S 60th St.

1725 N 54th St.

5132 N 5th St.

331 Spring Garden St.

3825 Whitaker Ave.

600 E Chelten Ave.

1939 N Front St.

611 S 3rd St.

4669 G St.

615 S 56th St. 19143

1113 Market St.

6051 N 5th St.

5603 Walnut St.

447 E Allegheny Ave.

Haagen Dazs #440, 242 SOUTH ST.; Sanchez Mini Market, 4630 CHESTNUT ST.; Devil’s Den, 1148 S 11TH ST.;

...615 S 56TH ST.; Spears Personal Care Home, 62 W HARVEY ST.; Carroll Park Breakfast, 1236 N 52ND ST.; Mr. Hook Seafood Market, 6042 WOODLAND AVE.; 1st Oriental Market III, 2842 SAINT VINCENT...

    Live rodent on a wok and faux grass in a deli case close Philly eateries
    Just when you think you can't write about another mouse in a restaurant, a Philadelphia Department of Public Health inspector reports that one of the little critters showed up on a wok station. Throw in some live roaches, broken toilets and faux grass and you have the latest round up of Clean Plates.
    http://www.philly.com

5 days ago

Jazz legend Branford Marsalis, Broadway's "Wa...

Jazz legend Branford Marsalis, Broadway's "Waitress the Musical," a President's Day celebration at the Museum of the American Revolution and more in this week's Notes on Music. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/notes-on-music-p7134-95.htm

    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

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University City District And Partners Receive...

University City District And Partners Receive $5 Million Grant From Lenfest Foundation To Accelerate Career Opportunities For Local Residents "University City District, the University City Science Center and Drexel University have been awarded a $5 million grant from the Lenfest Foundation. The three-year grant will support a unique partnership that leverages University City's explosive economic growth in order to train and place unemployed West Philadelphia residents in family-sustaining jobs today, while equipping the community's workforce with the skills and certifications needed to connect to the jobs of the future." http://ucreview.com/university-city-district-and-partners-receive-million-grant-from-lenfest-p7695-1.htm University City District Drexel University Children's Hospital of PhiladelphiUniversity City Science Center

    UC Review
    University City District, the University City Science Center and Drexel University have been awarded a $5 million grant from the Lenfest Foundation.
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5 days ago

University City Review shared PlanPhilly's po...

UC Review is mentioned in this article.

    Other universities have built stadiums that benefit neighbors. Will Temple follow their lead?
    Temple's stadium doesn't have to be an exploitative entity in an underserved community; it has the opportunity to work with neighbors to smartly manage growth, writes Ken Shropshire, CEO of Global Sport Institute at Arizona State University, contributing to the Philadelphia Citizen.
    http://planphilly.com

5 days ago

Our Lunar New Year celebration is this evenin...

Our Lunar New Year celebration is this evening and we hope to see you here starting at 7pm! Some tickets remain. Drop by the box office to purchase on site.

    International House Philadelphia
    Our Lunar New Year celebration is this evening and we hope to see you here starting at 7pm! Some tickets remain. Drop by the box office to purchase on site.
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6 days ago

Fueled by a major Lenfest grant, we are partn...

Fueled by a major Lenfest grant, we are partnering with the University City Science Center and Drexel University on programs that will continue helping West Philly to transform their career trajectories.

    More than 81,000 West Philadelphians live in poverty. Here's one way to change that | Opinion - Philly
    In its first three years, the partners pledge to connect 600 previously unemployed West Philadelphians to careers, resulting in more than $16.1 million in wages generated locally. An additional 250 adults and high school students in West Philadelphia will attain credentials, certifications and career exposure, setting them on meaningful pathways to employment.
    http://www.philly.com

6 days ago

The Woodlands added 2 new photos.

Find some Spring garden inspiration (and a crafty seed packet how-to) from our own William Hamilton, and his friend William of Bartram's Garden with our newest "Two Williams" blog post - "Found in the Floorboards: 200 Year Old Seed Packets" on the blog now - http://bit.ly/2F5o7Y5

    The Woodlands
    The Woodlands, Philadelphia, PA. 2,760 likes · 30 talking about this · 1,003 were here. The Woodlands is a garden of biographies--the culmination of eighteenth and nineteenth century landscape ideals...
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6 days ago

You know it’s got to be important when Penn A...

You know it’s got to be important when Penn Assistant Vice President of Community Relations, Glenn Bryan arranges a meeting with the Spruce Hill Community Association’s Zoning Committee. http://ucreview.com/penn-contingent-makes-nice-to-spruce-hill-zoning-committee-p7691-1.htm

    Penn contingent makes nice to Spruce Hill Zoning Committee
    Penn officials displayed the plans for the approved design of the new on-campus 250,000 sq. ft., 450-student residential building called New College House West.
    http://ucreview.com

6 days ago

Our friends at Curio Theatre Company are kick...

Our friends at Curio Theatre Company are kicking off their 2018 season with Marie Antoinette! Does anyone recognize the room in the background of this picture?!

    A modern "Marie Antoinette" (think Melania) opens this week at Curio
    West Philly's Curio Theatre kicks off the new year this week with David Adjmi's Marie Antoinette, a modern take on one of European history's most infamous characters. Adjmi's take on the French queen introduces us to a woman who embodies artifice, excess and privilege while the mood in the street
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

6 days ago

We're halfway through #blackhistorymonth, and...

We're halfway through #blackhistorymonth, and there's still plenty to explore in Philadelphia. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/a-quick-guide-to-black-history-month-in-philadelphia-p7138-1.htm Free Library of Philadelphia Penn Museum The African American Museum in Philadelphia

    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

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Feb 14

Blessed are the pure in heart. 💕🌱💕 #gravegard...

Blessed are the pure in heart. 💕🌱💕 #gravegardeners #plantplacementonpoint #americasgardencapital #valentinesday #bleedingheart #lamprocapnosspectabilis

    The Woodlands
    Blessed are the pure in heart. 💕🌱💕 #gravegardeners #plantplacementonpoint #americasgardencapital #valentinesday #bleedingheart #lamprocapnosspectabilis
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Feb 14

Need last-minute Valentine's Day plans? Unive...

Need last-minute Valentine's Day plans? University City Arts League is hosting a couples' drawing class tonight with beer, wine, and pizza.

    Couples Portraits with Jaz Malone - University City Arts League
    Couples are invited to spend their Valentines day with UCAL by making art as a couple: loose portraits and blind contours led by our drawing instructor Jaz Malone. Fun, memorable moments will be shared and art will be made to remind our participants of the romantic evening that started at UCAL!
    http://www.ucartsleague.org

Feb 13

Summer Camps for Kids - Online Auction

- if you're putting together your plans for summer camp (Because seriously February is NOT too early), our school has an online auction and it just opened up. You can get really great camps for a good price!! You do NOT need to be an ICS family to partake!! Check it out!!! The ICS PTA's online camp auction is now live! Place your bids by Feb. 20!
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    2018 ICS PTA Online Auction
    2018 ICS PTA Online Auction
    https://www.auctria.com

Feb 13

Calling all francophiles! Curio Theatre Compa...

Calling all francophiles! Curio Theatre Company's production of Marie Antoinette opens this Friday. Get tickets below!

    Marie Antoinette
    Curio Theatre Company
    http://www.curiotheatre.org

Feb 13

Pennsylvania consumers who feel they have bee...

Pennsylvania consumers who feel they have been victimized by the IRS or other scams should file a complaint with the Office of Attorney General’s Bureau of Consumer Protection by calling 800-441-2555 or emailing scams@attorneygeneral.gov. http://ucreview.com/attorney-general-shapiro-warns-consumers-of-fake-irs-calls-and-tax-season-s-p7684-1.htm

    Attorney General Shapiro warns consumers of fake IRS calls and tax season scams
    Shapiro reminds citizens that the IRS does not use threatening or aggressive calls, nor does the agency demand immediate payment.
    http://ucreview.com

Feb 13

University City District shared West Philadel...

Our West Philadelphia Skills Initiative has another great opportunity for people seeking employment. Please share!

    West Philadelphia Skills Initiative
    Live in West Philadelphia and looking for work? We are partnering with Allied Universal to provide good, stable jobs to qualified people! Read more and apply today....
    https://www.facebook.com

Feb 13

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