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‪⚡️DEADLINE APPROACHING⚡️‬ ‪Pennsylvania High...

‪⚡️DEADLINE APPROACHING⚡️‬ ‪Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency is reminding students and families that the 2018-19 #PA State Grant application filing deadline is May 1st! ‬ ‪For more information go to pheaa.org ‬⬇️ http://www.pheaa.org/

    PHEAA - Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency
    The Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) is one of the nation's leading student aid organizations, serving millions of students and thousands of schools.
    http://www.pheaa.org

4 hours ago

Politics: https://philadelphianeighborhoods.c...

Politics: https://philadelphianeighborhoods.com/2018/04/21/politics-stemming-gun-violence-is-what-motivates-candidate-lindy-li/

    Politics: Stemming Gun Violence is What Motivates Candidate Lindy Li
    Lindy Li's decision to leave a successful finance career and run for Congress began with the tragic events of December 14, 2012, the day a gunman walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Connecticut, and killed 20 children and six staff members.
    https://philadelphianeighborhoods.com

7 hours ago

http://www.phillyvoice.com/creed-2-needs-you-...

http://www.phillyvoice.com/creed-2-needs-you-heres-how-you-could-be-in-the-movie/

    'Creed 2' needs you! Here's how you could be in the movie
    If you've ever wanted to be in a movie, then keep reading. There's a company called Heery Loftus Casting operating out of Philadelphia which helps producers fill roles for movies, television, commercials, and more. Heery shares information about casting calls for extras, speaking roles, and anything else that producers require to fulfill their needs.
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

7 hours ago

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/04/20/com...

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/04/20/coming-soon-to-a-building-near-you-an-energy-upgrade-your-wallet-and-the-planet-will-like

    Coming soon to a building near you: an energy upgrade your wallet and the planet will like
    Philadelphia's building code is set to receive an update expected to reduce energy bills and shrink the city's carbon footprint. On Thursday, the Council's Licenses & Inspections committee gave the green light on a bill that if passed will mandate that the owners of commercial buildings comply with 2018 energy efficiency building standards set by the International Code Council, an industry group that establishes best practices for governments worldwide.
    http://planphilly.com

7 hours ago

Now for something different New York City 19...

Now for something different New York City 1911: http://www.openculture.com/2018/04/immaculately-restored-film-lets-you-revisit-life-in-new-york-city-in-1911.html

    Immaculately Restored Film Lets You Revisit Life in New York City in 1911
    Other than one or two of the world's supercentenarians, nobody remembers New York in 1911. Plenty of living historians and enthusiasts of the city have paid intensive attention to that booming time period when the city's population fast approached five million, but none experienced it first-hand.
    http://www.openculture.com

8 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

12 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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13 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

14 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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14 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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16 hours ago

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Opinion: https://trib.al/bXupCc3

    What's that smell? It's Harrisburg's political air | John Baer - Philly
    Perhaps you've noticed strange things emanate from your state Capitol. I mean apart from frequent whiffs of worthlessness, the occasional stench of mendacity. Well, a clash last week twixt two lawmakers shows how noxious Harrisburg can be.
    http://www.philly.com

16 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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16 hours ago

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/04/20/10-...

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/04/20/10-philly-neighborhoods-reap-the-lion-s-share-of-construction-tax-break-benefits

    10 Philly neighborhoods reap the lion's share of construction tax break benefits
    Ten neighborhoods concentrated around Center City make up 59 percent of the properties receiving Philadelphia' controversial 10-year tax abatement, according to a report released Friday by City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart. The analysis looked at the tax break's geographical concentration, the distribution of its benefits and its impact on developer profitability.
    http://planphilly.com

16 hours ago

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http://6abc.com/boy-riding-bike-with-father-killed-hit-by-suspected-drunk-driver/3380950/

    Boy riding bike with father killed, hit by suspected drunk driver
    A 6-year-old boy was killed and his father was critically injured after police say they were struck by a suspected drunk driver while on a minibike ride in West Philadelphia. Philadelphia police were called to the scene around 11:15 p.m. Sunday at 63rd and Callowhill streets.
    http://6abc.com

16 hours ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/eviction-ph...

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/eviction-philadelphia-poverty-broke-in-philly-solutions-20180418.html?utm_campaign=Philly.com+Facebook+Account&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&cid=Philly.com+Facebook&mobi=true

    Why 1 in 14 Philly renters faces eviction every year
    The rowhouse in Port Richmond looked promising, with three bedrooms, new floors, and a small white porch out front. After having moved three times in 15 months, Linda Watson hoped she'd found some stability there with her 21-year-old daughter and 12-year-old son. But come late October, the heat didn't work.
    http://www.philly.com

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http://www.philly.com/philly/news/starbucks-philadelphia-indoor-stops-black-white-race-20180420.html

    Analysis: Blacks stopped at much higher rate indoors in Center City - Philly
    The controversial arrest of two black men at a Center City Starbucks last Thursday has reignited the debate about racial profiling by police and businesses in Philadelphia and around the country. An Inquirer and Daily News analysis of police data in the districts that cover Center City shows that while police stops have fallen sharply since 2014, blacks are still significantly more likely to be stopped than whites.
    http://www.philly.com

30 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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30 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!
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    Harriet Tubman will be face of the $20
    After months of debate and controversy over how to incorporate a woman's portrait onto the $10 bill, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced plans to redesign the $10, $20 and $5 bill. All three denominations will have a female presence. The updated bills will also be the first in U.S.
    http://money.cnn.com

33 hours ago

https://www.phillymag.com/ticket/2018/04/21/r...

https://www.phillymag.com/ticket/2018/04/21/rooftops-philadelphia/

    The Air Up There: The Philadelphian's Guide to Rooftop Living
    Philly has suddenly become an elevated kind of town, with everything from beer gardens to yoga classes shifting from the concrete to the clouds. Here, how to make the most of local rooftops this season. Dare to dip. (C'mon, you know you've thought about it.) Read more " Abandon the studio for far-superior downward-dog views.
    https://www.phillymag.com

33 hours ago

http://6abc.com/education/nj-sencory-booker-w...

http://6abc.com/education/nj-sencory-booker-will-be-temples-commencement-speaker/3377015/

    NJ Sen.Cory Booker will be Temple's commencement speaker
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW BREAKING NEWS Southwest canceling 40 flights per day after deadly accident TOP VIDEOS BREAKING NEWS Southwest canceling 40 flights per day after deadly accident U.S. Senator Cory Booker will be Temple University's commencement speaker next month. The New Jersey native will also receive an honorary degree.
    http://6abc.com

33 hours ago

https://billypenn.com/2018/04/20/more-than-in...

https://billypenn.com/2018/04/20/more-than-in-other-cities-philly-families-resort-to-crowdfunding-for-funeral-costs/

    More than in other cities, Philly families resort to crowdfunding for funeral costs
    Billy Penn is one of 19 news organizations producing BROKE in Philly, a collaborative reporting project on economic justice. Follow at @BrokeInPhilly. Lenny Alvarez recognized the young man immediately. In the small, pixelated video, Alvarez saw her nephew, Ivan Rodriguez.
    https://billypenn.com

33 hours ago

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    Audience member disrupts 'Passage' at Wilma Theater with racially-charged 'Forrest Gump' outburst - Philly
    An audience member disrupted a performance of the play Passage at the Wilma Theater in Center City on Thursday night, and an actor's Facebook post about the uncomfortable impasse went viral. In a long Facebook post shortly after the performance, poet, playwright, and Barrymore Award-winning actor Jaylene Clark Owens wrote that "Tonight I had the worst experience I have ever had on stage.
    http://www.philly.com

34 hours ago

🔔 FOR RIDERS OF BUS ROUTES 7, 25, 29, 47, 47M...

🔔 FOR RIDERS OF BUS ROUTES 7, 25, 29, 47, 47M, 57, 64, 79, and the G 🔔 Now is the time to make your direct thoughts heard on how to improve service for Southeast Philly! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/W3VZSQK?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=harmelin

    Southeastern Philadelphia SEPTA Bus Service and Shopping Destination Survey
    Web survey powered by SurveyMonkey.com. Create your own online survey now with SurveyMonkey's expert certified FREE templates.
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36 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

37 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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37 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

40 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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40 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
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40 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

42 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

2 days ago

https://www.law.com/thelegalintelligencer/201...

https://www.law.com/thelegalintelligencer/2018/04/20/krasner-includes-schnader-litigator-montco-prosecutor-among-6-lateral-hires/

    Krasner Includes Schnader Litigator, Montco Prosecutor Among 6 Lateral Hires | The Legal Intelligencer
    The Legal Intelligencer | On April 24, from 5:15 to 9 p.m., HIAS Pennsylvania will host its Golden Door Awards at the Crystal Tea Room, The Wanamaker Building, 100 E. Penn Square, Philadelphia. Edward S. Robson | The plaintiffs propound discovery seeking your communications with the board related to the transaction.
    https://www.law.com

2 days ago

Demolition of an old bank clears away the are...

Demolition of an old bank clears away the area which was designated Independence Mall, between Fifth and Sixth Streets, south of Market Street. The Pennsylvania legislature authorized the creation of Independence State Park in October 1945. An estimated 143 buildings in the area would be demolished starting in 1952, according to Inquirer archives.

    Greater Brewerytown CDC
    Demolition of an old bank clears away the area which was designated Independence Mall, between Fifth and Sixth Streets, south of Market Street. The Pennsylvania legislature authorized the creation of...
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2 days ago

Crime: http://www.philly.com/philly/news/temp...

Crime: http://www.philly.com/philly/news/temple-university-shooting-two-dead-north-philadelphia-20180421.html?amphtml=y

    Two dead, one injured after shooting in North Philadelphia near Temple's campus - Philly
    Police responded to a call of a "person with a gun" along the 1800 block of West Diamond Street, close to Temple University's main campus, where they found a 20-year-old woman suffering from a gunshot wound to her back. - Patricia Madej, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

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

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

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.


3 days ago

  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF A REAR WALK OUT ROOF DECK AT THE THIRD FLOOR LEVEL OF AN EXISTING ATTACHED BUILDING. SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN APPLICATION/PLANS. FOR USE AS TWO-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING.

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    FOR MECHANICAL ALTERATIONS THROUGHOUT TO INCLUDE NEW HEATPUMPS, BOILERS, REGISTERS/DIFFUSERS WITH ASSOCIATED DUCTWORK, AS PER APPROVED PLANS.

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    LEVEL II ALTERATIONS WITH PARTIAL CHANGE OF OCCUPANCY (NO CHANGE OF OCCUPANCY CLASSIFICATION, STILL GROUP R-3) TO CREATE A TWO FAMILY DWELLING TO INCLUDE REAR WALK OUT ROOF DECK AS PER APPROVED PLANS. BUILDING NOT REQUIRED TO BE SPRINKLERED. **SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR MEP WORK**

    2411 W THOMPSON ST Issued April 19, 2018 Comment

3 days ago

Greater Brewerytown CDC added 2 new photos.

Baltimore & Ohio Railroad station, Philadelphia – Also known as B & O station, Philadelphia, or Chestnut Street station was the main passenger station for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ]Designed by architect Frank Furness in 1886, it stood at 24th Street and the Chestnut Street Bridge from 1888 to 1963. Photo from the Chestnut Street Bridge, circa 1910 (and present day, bottom) Location: 24th & Chestnut Streets, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

3 days ago

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https://trib.al/pdDfhjJ

    Brandywine moves forward with land acquisitions for Schuylkill Yards plan - Philly
    The company paid $24.6 million for a 99-year lease to an acre of land at 3001 and 3003 John F. Kennedy Blvd., with plans to acquire another long-term lease for second one-acre parcel adjacent to the west. - Jacob Adelman, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

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