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GRAND OPENING Party for the Artist Haus! Sa...

GRAND OPENING Party for the Artist Haus! Saturday, June 28, 6-9:30pm!! DON'T MISS IT!

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25 hours ago

Right on Chime

The Wanamaker Tower at St. James School Rings True After Tuneup

    Right on Chime
    After 110 years, the Wanamaker Bell Tower in the St. James church graveyard still needs some major repairs - but at least its chimes are back in tune. David Kasievich, Head of St. James School, led an effort in May to restore the chimes as the first part of a larger restoration of the Tower and mausoleum.
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44 hours ago

Town Watch Round Up

Roberta Ginsberg's got the skinny on the crew helping East Falls stay safe and clean.

    Town Watch Round Up
    The East Falls Town Watch discourages crime by keeping the neighborhood as free of graffiti, trash, outed lights, bandit signs, abandoned vehicles, and panhandlers as possible. By taking turns patrolling, members identify troubled spots that could use some repair and TLC.
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2 days ago

On the Road to Healthy Pets

Vetter Mobile Pet Care comes to NW Philly with high hopes (and a little trepidation). 

    On the Road to Healthy Pets
    I consider myself somewhat brave. I will kill a spider on the ceiling. I will go down into the basement when the light is burned out. I even watched the movie "It" while I was alone. But, I am currently dealing with an issue that is testing my courage and I am worried that I might not be so brave after all.
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3 days ago

Summer Happenings at Shuler Playground

Check out this flier about what's going on at Shuler this summer

1).For starters, MMBL, the adult basketball league, started on Monday, 6/18. Games will be played from 6-9 PM on Monday-Thursday evenings until 8/9.

2) The pool opens on Friday, 6/29.

3) There will be a Family Movie Nite from 7-9 PM every Friday, beginning 6/29.

For more info, stop by, call, or follow us on FB.

3 days ago

This Old Barn

A charming piece of East Falls history gets a facelift as we dig into the property's storied past. 

    This Old Barn
    This historic barn on JeffU's campus goes "topless" for the next few weeks as it undergoes $300k+ in upgrades, including repointed walls, new rafters, and a new roof. The barn will still need further improvements before it's fully restored, but this first phase is a big step towards preserving this unique structure from the early 19th century.
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4 days ago

Butterflies of Love

Full day of family fun for honoring loved ones and sharing joy to be alive.

    Butterflies of Love
    Neighbors from East Falls, Manayunk, Roxborough - and all over NW Philly - came out for VNA Hospice of Philadelphia's 8th Annual Butterfly Release and Community Celebration of Life. At least 100 people of all ages enjoyed hot dogs, pretzels, water ice, face painting, kid's activities, and local vendors offering everything from free neck massages to caricatures, plus delectable samples from Simon Says Brownies and Fifth of a Farm Creations.
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5 days ago

Buddhist Blessings on the Falls Bridge

Imagine all the people, sharing all the world. 

    Buddhist Blessings on the Falls Bridge
    The colorful flags seen recently on the Falls Bridge aren't mere decoration, but an ancient Buddhist tradition for invoking peace, compassion and harmony. While associated today with Tibetan Buddhists, the practice of printing prayers on cloth flags has its roots in India.
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6 days ago

Let It Flow

An East Falls love letter to the Schuylkill, a streaming source of peace, beauty, and positive chi. 

    Let It Flow
    June is National Rivers Month, a time to reflect on the history, health and beauty of our nation's waterways. These majestic rivers include the Mississippi, the Colorado, the Rio Grande and here in East Falls, no matter how you spell or pronounce it, the Schuylkill.
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Jun 15

Good Access = Good Business

How accessible are we here in the Falls? Daniella Slon’s very personal assessment of local establishments -- and the importance of including everyone. 

    Good Access = Good Business
    How accessible are we here in the Falls? Daniella Slon's very personal assessment of local establishments - and the importance of including everyone. Last fall, I heard about a book club meeting being held at the Wissahickon Brewing Company. I love books and enjoy meeting like-minded people, so I signed up.
    http://eastfallslocal.com

Jun 14

The Dogter Will See You Now

Local therapy dog brings smiles to future dentists. A proud owner reports... 

    The Dogter Will See You Now
    Certified last year thru Comfort Caring Canines, Ernie (a corgi mix) comes to work with me once a week at the VA to visit with homeless veterans. This April, he had his first therapy event outside of the VA, a de-stress event for Penn Dental students sponsored by Counseling & Psychological Services.
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Jun 14

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Jun 13

Fatherless Father’s Day

Of memories and moving on: how our fathers continue to inspire us even after they've gone. 

    Fatherless Father's Day
    (Original post 6/5/18 on authorlarrybenjamin.blogspot.com) I remember the accident as if it was yesterday. I had been living in Washington, D.C. for three years. That particular morning, a Saturday, I was running late for work. It was a gray, wet morning at the edge of Winter.
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Jun 13

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Jun 13

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    FOR THE COMPLETE DEMOLITION OF EXISTING STRUCTURE ON LOT, AND FOR THE ERECTION OF AN ATTACHED STRUCTURE WITH A ROOF DECK ABOVE THE THIRD STORY ROOF, AND A ROOF DECK ABOVE THE REAR FIRST STORY ROOF ACCESSED FROM THE REAR SECOND FLOOR, SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON PLAN/APPLICATION. FOR USE AS SINGLE-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING, WITH ONE (1) ACCESSORY GARAGE PARKING SPACE ACCESSED FROM BOWMAN ST.

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Jun 11

Principal Mason to be Honored Dear Friends, ...

Principal Mason to be Honored Dear Friends, It is our great pleasure to announce that Leslie Mason has been awarded the Dr. Robert Poindexter Award. The Awards ceremony will take place on Tuesday, June 12th at 4:00 p.m. at Temple University in Ritter Hall at Broad & Cecil B. Moore Avenue. https://mailchi.mp/85198413dfbc/foms-meeting-notice-1504973?e=d15efcea58

    Honor for Principal Mason
    Dear Friends, It is our great pleasure to announce that Leslie Mason has been awarded the Dr. Robert Poindexter Award. A few weeks ago in the midst of preparing for the Lion King we received an email from the district about awards. It was without hesitation that Mrs.
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Jun 11

Our Patriotic Park

This Memorial Day, Fallsers remembered those who gave their lives for our freedom. Coming July 4th, an American celebration for the whole family. 

    Our Patriotic Park
    This Memorial Day, Fallsers remembered those who gave their lives for our freedom. Coming July 4th, an American celebration for the whole family. About 75 neighbors came out to McMichael Park this Memorial Day for a special ceremony honoring local veterans and celebrating new improvements to McMichael Park's War Memorial.
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Jun 10

Friends of the Mifflin School, East Falls add...

Thank you Ms. Salter for all you did this yr for my Jake. U r an awesome teacher.

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Jun 10

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    FOR A SIT-DOWN RESTAURANT AT UNIT# 1 ( SEE APP# 311370 FOR REFRENCE) AT FIRST FLOOR IN THE SAME BUILDING WITH ALL OTHER USES AS PREVIOUSLY APPROVED.NO SIGN ON THIS APPLICATION.

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Jun 09

East Falls Community Council added 5 new phot...

Come hang out at the flea market and festival!!

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Jun 09

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Jun 08

All Jazzed Up

The rooftop at Falls Center jives and swings with these Philly cats from a bygone generation. Meet Drew Nugent & The Midnight Society.

    All Jazzed Up
    Drew Nugent & the Midnight Society sets a magical mood this Sunday at the Top of the Falls. "This old music really does something to you, " he told us, "It's pretty much indescribable." A vintage jazz band with style and swagger, the guys play spirited Hot Jazz that will take you back to the days of vaudeville and Old Timey radio.
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Jun 07

Our community is AMAZING! So many businesses ...

Our community is AMAZING! So many businesses have stepped up and donated extremely generous gifts to help us raise funds for Friends of the Mifflin School, East Falls Want to see what you can win?? You've got to be at the East Falls Flea Market and Festival THIS SATURDAY! Come hang out, shop,e eat, sip, play and win some amazing stuff! Saturday June 9th, 8am-5pm at McMichael Park.

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Jun 07

What the FHA?

KenCrest makes a federal case out of their zoning issues with the neighborhood. Literally. 

    What the FHA?
    New sign last April outside KenCrest indicates that the transitional care home for children is going thru, despite a firm "no" from Community Council: OWNER: Ken-Crest Centers, 3467 W Penn Street APPLICANT: High Swartz LLP, 40 E. Airy Street, Norristown PA 19401 Examiner: Bindu Mathew Zoning Classification: RSA-1 USE PERMIT Subject to revocation if full information is misrepresented or not provided.
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Jun 07

Tattooed Dad

Happy 1st Father’s Day to Frequency Tattoo’s John Howie, who’s rearranging his schedule to make room for Daddy time.

    Tattooed Dad
    April 5 th, John Howie and his wife Dana Michael welcomed the birth of their daughter and first child, Olivia Perle Howie, who weighed 6lbs, 15oz. Olive came early to crash John & Dana's 5 th wedding anniversary, and since then has had her captivated parents in the palm of her adorable little hand.
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Jun 06

Philadelphia Theater Calendar June 2018

The Elephant Man by Bernard Pomerance, June 8-24, 2018. Old Academy Players, 3544 Indian Queen Lane. $20. oldacademyplayers.org

This article has 12 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Mamma Mia! Book by Catherine Johnson, songs by ABBA. May 15-July 15, 2018. Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut Street.

A People by LM Feldman. May 16-June 2, 2018. Orbiter 3 at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church 19 S 10th Street. $15–$25. orbiter3.org

Fun Home. Book and lyrics by Lisa Kron, music by Jeanine Tesori. May 17-June 17, 2018. Arden Theatre Company, 40 N. 2nd Street.

The Gospel at Colonus by Lee Breuer and Bob Telson. May 18-June 9, 2018. The Coatesville Cultural Society at the First Unitarian Church, 2125 Chestnut Street. $20. colonusinphilly.org

Big Red Sun by John Jiler & Georgia Stitt. May 31-June 17, 2018. 11th Hour Theatre Company at Christ Church Neighborhood House, 20 N. American Street. 11thhourtheatrecompany.org

The First Deep Breath by Lee Edward Colston II (reading). June 1, 2018. Theatre in the X for InterAct Theatre Company’s June-A-Palooza at the Drake, 302 S. Hicks Street. interacttheatre.org/juneapalooza/

The Caregivers. June 1 & 3, 2018. Pig Iron Theatre Company at Pig Iron’s studios in Crane Old School, 1417 N. 2nd Street. free. pigiron.org.

Red Bike by Caridad Svich. June 6-24, 2018. Simpatico Theatre. Caplan Studio Theater, 211 S. Broad Street, 16th floor. Pay what you want. simpaticotheatre.org

Disney’s My Son, Pinocchio JR. Book by David Stern. June 7-June 9, 2018. Wolf Performing Arts Center at Bluett Theater, St. Joseph’s University, N 56th St & Overbrook Ave, Philadelphia, PA. wolfperformingartscenter.org

Skeleton Crew by Dominique Morisseau. June 13-July 8, 2018. People’s Light and Theatre Company, 39 Conestoga Road, Malvern PA.

People are Strange and Other Revelations. June 14-16, 2018. Automatic Arts at DaVinci Art Centeer, 704 Catharine Street. $10. automaticartsco.com

I Was Confused from the Beginning by Jenson Titus Lavallee. June 15, 2018. Franky Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor Street. Pay what you wish. solowfest.com

    Philadelphia Theater Calendar June 2018
    Disney's Newsies . Book by Harvey Fierstein, music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldman. April 18-June 10, 2018. Media Theatre, 104 E. State Street, Media, PA. Mamma Mia! Book by Catherine Johnson, songs by ABBA. May 15-July 15, 2018. Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut Street. Camelot by Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe.
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Jun 06

Back to School

When Dr. Patten visits, playing vet is serious fun for local kids.

    Back to School
    The vet is in at local schools and she wrote East Falls Local about some of the highlights: "This year I visited the Nursery at The Miquon School which is the class for four and five year olds. I brought in a stuffed animal dog, "Penelope," and all the kids brought in their own stuffies to work with.
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Jun 04

Friends of the Mifflin School, East Falls sha...

    The Problem with "Great Schools"
    by Ali McKay If you have young kids or use Redfin, you've probably seen the school ratings from GreatSchools. Our school is rated a "4". That's out of 10. When I was in school, forty percent is not a grade that I or my parents would have been happy with.
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Jun 03

Time Fleas

Hard to believe it's that time of the year again: McMichael Park hosts crowds of bargain hunters for a big day of shopping and community fun. 

    Time Fleas
    Hard to believe it's that time of the year again: McMichael Park hosts crowds of bargain hunters for a big day of shopping and community fun. Attention East Falls shoppers and festival fans! This year's East Falls Flea Market will be bigger than ever, and offer more than just great deals.
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Jun 03

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