51 min ago

Job growth has been sufficient to lower the f...

Job growth has been sufficient to lower the formal rate of unemployment, but not enough to get Philadelphia back to 1990 job levels or reduce the high poverty rate. Philadelphia still has 5% fewer jobs than in 1990, while our suburbs are up 26%. Find out the reasons and potential solutions in State of Center City 2018, coming tomorrow. #SOCC2018

    State of Center City Preview - Unemployment
    The Center City District (CCD), Central Philadelphia Development Corporation (CPDC) and Center City District Foundation (CCDF) work together to enhance the vitality and competitiveness of Philadelphia's downtown. In 1991 the business leadership organization CPDC created the CCD business improvement district to deliver daily services with the goal of making Center City clean and safe.
    https://centercityphila.org

1 hour ago

Greenfield families can get $20 off Summer Ca...

Greenfield families can get $20 off Summer Camp at Movemakers! Register at https://www.movemakersphilly.com/summercamp-384925.html and use promo code Greenfieldgrooves for the discount.

    Greenfield Home and School Association
    Greenfield families can get $20 off Summer Camp at Movemakers! Register at https://www.movemakersphilly.com/summercamp-384925.html and use promo code Greenfieldgrooves for the discount.
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4 hours ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market updated their pro...

Special thanks to local artist Angela Palma, who made this poster for the Rittenhouse Market. Reminder: the market returns to the 9am-3pm schedule on Saturday May 5th and the Tuesday market always begins on the first Tuesday in June. Thanks, Angela!

    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market
    Special thanks to local artist Angela Palma, who made this poster for the Rittenhouse Market. Reminder: the market returns to the 9am-3pm schedule on Saturday May 5th and the Tuesday market always...
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4 hours ago

"If local growth since 2009 was robust enough...

"If local growth since 2009 was robust enough to make us just average, attaining the 2.3 percent growth rate of America’s largest cities, Philadelphia would have added 45,400 more jobs -- one homegrown Amazon -- on top of existing growth of 55,100 for a total of 100,500 new jobs." More in CCD President Paul Levy's op-ed on philly.com.

    Sure, Philly is growing. But not fast enough | Opinion
    The Philadelphia story is not a tale of two cities; it's a tale of one city not growing fast enough to address problems we've inherited, when we can count less on higher levels of government for help. - Paul R. Levy, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

4 hours ago

Did you know that 17.3% of Philadelphians bet...

Did you know that 17.3% of Philadelphians between 21-64 identify as having a disability? #ICYMI: CultureWorks Engagement Director attended Art-Reach's Cultural Accessibility Forum & Exchange session on 4/14. The session covered best practices across marketing and communications that better serve and positively impact folks with disabilities. Read the full recap below to learn more about best practices your organization can implement to ensure that people with disabilities feel welcome in our spaces and can understand the full scope of accessible events, program, and services through marketing and communication. Small changes and updates can lead to big impact!

    Report Back: Art Reach's Cultural Accessibility Forum & Exchange (CAFE)
    CultureWorks recently attended Art Reach's CAFE, an acronym for their Cultural Accessibility Forum and Exchange sessions. The April 4th session, The Digital Welcome Mat: Is Your Website and Marketing Accessible to the Disability Community , encouraged arts and culture professionals to take a deep
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4 hours ago

Center City District shared Metro Philly's po...

    SEPTA advances with sustainability initiatives
    In general, experts agree that one of the most environmentally beneficial things the average person can do is to leave their car at home and ride mass transit. But at SEPTA, the carbon footprint is diminished a little more due to the diverse sustainability initiatives underway, from acquiring more electricity-powered buses to using renewable energy and even simpler tasks like recycling rainwater to wash buses.
    https://www.metro.us

4 hours ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market shared Flour & Oa...

Perfect for that meal in between breakfast and lunch...

    Flour & Oats Artisan Cookies
    Monday isn't looking so bad
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4 hours ago

In The News: Broad Street Review! If you miss...

In The News: Broad Street Review! If you missed out on The Print Center’s book launch for renowned photographer Andrea Modica’s new photobook January 1 we still have publications available! For more information, contact Evan Laudenslager at elaudenslager@printcenter.org or 215.735.6090 x2 or visit our website for details and press links. https://printcenterstore.myshopify.com/products/january-1-pre-order

    Andrea Modica's 'January 1'
    Whether depicting family life in small-town America or minor-league ballplayers, Philadelphia-based photographer Andrea Modica has long been interested in exploring what she calls the "paradox of inclusion and exclusion." Her latest book, January 1, which looks at the city's controversial New Year's Day tradition - the Mummers Parade - is no exception.
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5 hours ago

FURTHER LISTINGS

Apr. 25- Pa. Great Frontier PAC hosts Happy Hour with Rich Zeoli at Irish Pub, 2007 Walnut St., 6-8 p.m. RSVP: pagreatfrontierpac@gmail.com.

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Apr. 25- State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts House Democratic Policy Committee Hearing on HB 2210 at Overbrook Pk. Lib., 7422 Haverford Ave., 2-4:15 p.m. Bill would expunge student disciplinary records for nonviolent offenses. Many legislators and experts. For info: Nicole Brunner (717) 787-3555.

Apr. 25- 42nd Ward Democratic Committee hosts “Meet Candidates Party” at Majestic Ha., 800 W. Olney Ave., 5:30-9 p.m. Tickets $25. For info: Sharon Vaughn (215) 313-7019.

Apr. 25- HAPCO holds General Membership Mtg. at Courtyard Phila. Marriott, Fairmount Rm., 4100 Presidential Blvd., 7-9:30 p.m. Speakers: Controller Rebecca Rhynhart, State Rep. Donna Bullock & others. Refreshments. For info: Denise Keen (215) 684-1684.

Apr. 25- Veteran Boxers Ass’n hosts 177th state rep candidates at 2733 E. Clearfield St., 7 p.m. All candidates invited. Free. Cash bar with drink specials. For info: Fred Druding, Jr. (215) 221-2374.

Apr. 26- Public Record hosts “5-Star Salute to Labor” at Penns Landing Caterers, 1301 S. Columbus Blvd., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Honoring Estebán Vera, Linda Fields, Ted Kirsch, Reesa...

Apr. 26- State Rep. Emilio Vázquez hosts Energy Access Forum at Lillian Marrero Lib., 601 W. Lehigh Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Addressing lack of affordable energy for residents & businesses. Solar energy access. Free. For info: (215) 425-5708.

...26- Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown hosts “Building Philadelphia Green Fundraiser” at Bridge on Race Apts., 205 Race St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Honorary Guest: Councilman Mark Squilla. Earth Day Champions $2...

Apr. 26- State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown hosts Public Safety Mtg. at W. Mill Ck. Plg., 5100 Parrish St 6-8 p.m. For info: (215) 879-6615.

Apr. 26- Councilman Mark Squilla hosts NFL Draft Party at Blue Duck on Broad, 220 S. Broad St., 6:30-9:30 p.m. Special guests & Eagles gear. Hail Mary Pass $2,500...

Apr. 28- State Rep. Ed Neilson hosts Free Community Shredding at St. Jerome’s Parish, 3031 Stamford St., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. For info: (215) 330-3714.

Apr. 28- Congressman Dwight Evans hosts Birthday Party at Hilton City Ave. Hotel, 4200 City Line Ave., 7-10 p.m. Chair $2,500, Hosts $1,000, Supporters $250, Friends $100, Patrons...

Apr. 29- City Commission Chair Lisa Deeley is hosted Reception at Fluke’s Irish Pub, 7401 State Rd., 3-6 p.m. Live music, buffet, domestic drafts & wine. Tickets $40. Contribute online https...

May 1- Pan Asian Ass’n of Greater Phila. hosts Pan Asian Award Banquet at Ocean Harbor Restaurant, 1023 Race St., 5-9 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Daphne Kwok. Tickets: Individuals $40, Table of 10 $350; pay panasianphila.ticketleap.com/pan-asian-annual-award-banquet. For info: info@panasianphila.org.

May 2- State rep candidate Nick DiDonato hosts Fundraiser at Moonshine Philly, 1825 E. Moyamensing Ave., 12 p.m.-2 a.m. Eat & drink! Percentage of day’s sales support campaign. For info: www.picknick184th.com.

May 8- 65th Ward Democratic Committee meets at 8400 Torresdale Ave., 7 p.m. For info: Colleen (215) 500-0617 or John (267) 334-3775.

    FURTHER LISTINGS
    Apr. 25- State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts House Democratic Policy Committee Hearing on HB 2210 at Overbrook Pk. Lib., 7422 Haverford Ave., 2-4:15 p.m. Bill would expunge student disciplinary records for nonviolent offenses. Many legislators and experts. For info: Nicole Brunner (717) 787-3555. Apr.
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6 hours ago

I knew him, Horatio: a fellow of infinite jes...

I knew him, Horatio: a fellow of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy…Where by your gibes now? Your gambols? Your songs? Happy Birthday Shakespeare! This famous scene from Hamlet dates from 1603. The two skeletons depicted here are from 1543 and 1560, respectively. The left is from Vesalius, and the right from Valverde de Amusco. All three are examples of reflection on mortality, known as Memento Mori.

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    I knew him, Horatio: a fellow of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy...Where by your gibes now? Your gambols? Your songs? Happy Birthday Shakespeare! This famous scene from Hamlet dates from 1603....
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    CSz Philadelphia - Home of ComedySportz
    Every Saturday night @ 7:30 and 10, two teams, The Philadelphia Fighting Amish and The New Jersey Turnpikes battle for the laughs of you, the Loyal Fans. The Players compete over several rounds using...
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