4 hours ago

Currently on view in our Gerry Lenfest Galler...

Currently on view in our Gerry Lenfest Gallery is Connie Mississippi: Circle of Time. This exhibition brings together her wood-turned sculpture, paintings, prints and artist books. Now through July 21st. Open Tues - Sat, 10 am - 5 pm.

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Currently on view in our Gerry Lenfest Gallery is Connie Mississippi: Circle of Time. This exhibition brings together her wood-turned sculpture, paintings, prints and artist books. Now through July...
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15 hours ago

BH_NYC posted 5 photos to Flickr:

25 hours ago

Listen to Roberto Lugo grab the attention of ...

Listen to Roberto Lugo grab the attention of a full house! This event was held last night at Taller Puertorriqueño as part of our Clay & Conservations project sponsored by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage. Thanks to artists Jennie Shanker & Roberto Lugo for being awesome partners in this project!

    The Clay Studio
    Listen to Roberto Lugo grab the attention of a full house! This event was held last night at Taller Puertorriqueño as part of our Clay & Conservations project sponsored by The Pew Center for Arts &...
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25 hours ago

Roberto Lugo grabbing the attention of a full...

Roberto Lugo grabbing the attention of a full house at our Clay & Conversation event on June 21, 2018 at Taller Puertorriqueño!

    The Clay Studio
    Roberto Lugo grabbing the attention of a full house at our Clay & Conversation event on June 21, 2018 at Taller Puertorriqueño!
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25 hours ago

Listen to Roberto Lugo grab the attention of ...

Listen to Roberto Lugo grab the attention of a full house! This event was held last night at Taller Puertorriqueño as part of our Clay & Conservations project sponsored by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage. Thanks to artists Jennie Shanker & Roberto Lugo for being awesome partners on this project!

    The Clay Studio
    The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA. 15K likes. The Clay Studio is an internationally recognized non-profit ceramic art organization in Philadelphia, PA.
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27 hours ago

Locked away in a closet, Philly's historical homicide files tell the story of a young, cruel city | Mike Newall

...on the closet in the bowels of the Roundhouse — Philly’s hulking police headquarters at Eighth and Race. Stacked in double rows on the shelves were binders — some clothbound ledgers, wilting from age...

    Locked away in a closet, Philly's historical homicide files tell the story of a young, cruel city | Mike Newall
    The homicide detective slipped open the padlock on the closet in the bowels of the Roundhouse - Philly's hulking police headquarters at Eighth and Race. Stacked in double rows on the shelves were binders - some clothbound ledgers, wilting from age, others made of cheap plastic.
    http://www.philly.com

28 hours ago

“Drag and cabaret is a space for permission, ...

“Drag and cabaret is a space for permission, right? Let’s be loose, let’s really be ourselves by being someone else. I think Mr. Rogers is a space for permission of feeling.,” - John Jarboe Read more of the WHYY interview at the link below. You Can Never Go Down the Drain is now running through July 1.

    Philly cabaret artist offers neighborly homage to Mr. Rogers
    "When I was very young, I had a dog that I loved very much. Her name is Mitzi. She got to be old, and she died," confessed Fred Rogers in the 1970 "Death of a Goldfish" episode of "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood." "When she died, I cried."
    https://whyy.org

28 hours ago

Memberships are a great way to support The Ce...

Memberships are a great way to support The Center for Art in Wood and receive unique benefits in return. By becoming a member, you help support our main programming keeping it free to the public. http://ow.ly/QbAT30kCuwt

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Memberships are a great way to support The Center for Art in Wood and receive unique benefits in return. By becoming a member, you help support our main programming keeping it free to the public....
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31 hours ago

RoundTrip makes Philadelphia Magazine’s 10 St...

RoundTrip makes Philadelphia Magazine’s 10 Startups to Watch for 2018! The company recently moved its headquarters to Old City!

    Welcome | Philadelphia Magazine
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38 hours ago

  • USE PERMIT

    FOR USE AS AN EDUCATIONAL FACILITY(ELEMENTARY SCHOOL) ON A PORTION OF THE FIRST FLOOR WITH TWO VACANT COMMERCIAL SPACES, WITH TWO PREVIOUSLY APPROVED RESIDENTIAL DWELLING UNITS, FOR EDUCTIONAL FACILITY (ELEMENTARY SCHOOL) ON FLOORS 2 THRU SIXTH FLOOR, IN AN EXISTING STRUCTURE WITH VACANT COMMERCIAL SOACE IN CELLAR, ON THE SAME LOT AS A PREVIOUSLY APPROVED FATERNAL ORGANIZATION, WITH THIRTY-THREE(33) ACCESSORY PARKING SPACES INCLUDING WITH TWO(2) VAN ACCESSIBLE SPACES INCLUDING WITH ONE(1) ACCESSIBLE SPACE, TWO(2) ELECTRIC VAN ACCESSIBLE SPACES AND WITH TEN(10) BICYCLE SPACES IN AN ACCESSIBLE ROUTE (NO SIGNS ON THIS PERMIT)(AS PER ENCLOSED KEY PLAN)

    421 N 9TH ST Issued June 18, 2018 Comment

46 hours ago

Celebrate the First Day of Summer in Old City...

Celebrate the First Day of Summer in Old City! (via NBC10 Philadelphia) https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/entertainment/the-scene/Summer-Kicks-Off-with-Old-City-Eats-Block-Party_Philadelphia-486164341.html

    Summer Kicks Off With Old City Eats Block Party
    The Old City Eats celebration starts with a block party featuring season Top Chef winner Nicholas Elmi.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

2 days ago

Love City Brewing named a beer after Pathways to Housing PA — the program that helped find homes for people with addiction in Kensington

 1023 Hamilton Street, Philadelphia

    Why Love City Brewing named a beer after Pathways to Housing PA - Generocity Philly
    At least a few of those companies have some charitable slant. Yards donates a portion of sales from its PYNK beer to the breast cancer-focused Tyanna Foundation, for instance, and the maybe-opening-soon Triple Bottom Brewing's entire business model is predicated on social good. Love City, too, has community in mind.
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2 days ago

John Jarboe is ready to play pretend on the W...

John Jarboe is ready to play pretend on the Wilma's main stage. 'You Can Never Go Down the Drain' is now running through July 1: https://goo.gl/So65DV

    The Wilma Theater
    John Jarboe is ready to play pretend on the Wilma's main stage. 'You Can Never Go Down the Drain' is now running through July 1: https://goo.gl/So65DV
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2 days ago

Old City District shared PhillyVoice's post.

See you in Old City tonight!

    Five great reasons to eat & drink outside on the summer solstice
    Two Philly neighborhoods are hosting parties in the street, Parks on Tap is back in Center City and Dilworth Park is inviting everyone to a big barbecue. Check out our roundup below for what's happening on the summer solstice , June 21, but we're warning you, it may make you hungry.
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

2 days ago

Fishtown Community Library added 2 new photos...

Sign up for summer reading today! We open at 2:00! Face painting and balloon twisting from 2:00-4:00.

    Fishtown Community Library
    Fishtown Community Library, Philadelphia, PA. 1,062 likes · 18 talking about this · 89 were here. Located in a former stable and fire station, the...
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2 days ago

WATCH: Alex Holley FOX 29 takes us around to ...

WATCH: Alex Holley FOX 29 takes us around to see what to expect at the Old City Eats Block Party! FOX 29

    Old City Eats kick off Thursday night
    Alex takes us around to see what to expect at the Old City Eats block party!
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2 days ago

We are excited to announce that The Internati...

We are excited to announce that The International Ceramic Arts Network (ICAN) Merit Award for The Clay Studio National is being awarded to Mark Goudy. Shop his pieces here: https://public.theclaystudio.org/…/The%20Clay%20Studio%20Na… Visit https://ceramicartsnetwork.org/daily/

2 days ago

Happy National Make Music Day! Featured here...

Happy National Make Music Day! Featured here is an image from Shenandoah National Park. The photograph’s label reads, “Native mountaineers make mountain music for visitors in the Shenandoah National Park, high in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia.” This photograph is available through NARA’s online catalog: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/30249284. Want to learn more about our holdings related to the National Parks Service and more? You can check out our online catalog (www.catalog.archives.gov) and make an appointment to view our holdings at the National Archives at Philadelphia by calling (215) 305-2044 or emailing philadelphia.archives@nara.gov. Today’s post was written by Megan Kelly, Research and Writing Intern with the National Archives at Philadelphia. Shenandoah National Park Blue Ridge Mountains #MakeMusicDay #Music #ShenandoahNationalPark #NationalParks #NPS

    National Archives at Philadelphia
    Happy National Make Music Day! Featured here is an image from Shenandoah National Park. The photograph's label reads, "Native mountaineers make mountain music for visitors in the Shenandoah National...
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2 days ago

Happy summer! 15 ways to celebrate the solstice in Philly

Where: Roots Philly Yoga at 466 N. 10th St.

This article has 12 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Where: American Sardine Bar at 1800 Federal St.

Where: Parkway Central Library - 4th Floor Rooftop Terrace at 1901 Vine St.

Where: The Schmidt's Commons at 1001 N. 2nd St.

Where: Healing Arts Studio at 15 W. Highland Ave.

Where: Awbury Arboretum at the Francis Cope House at 1 Awbury Rd.

Where: Corner of Race and Mole streets at 100 block of N. Mole St.

Where: Corner of Race and Mole streets at 100 block of N. Mole St.

Where: American Swedish Historical Museum at 1900 Pattison Ave.

Where: Private residence in Northern Liberties at 833 N. 5th St.

Where: John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum at 8601 Lindbergh Blvd.

Where: Philadelphia Zoo at 3400 W. Girard Ave.

Where: a.bar at 1737 Walnut St.

    Happy summer! 15 ways to celebrate the solstice in Philly
    This year, the summer solstice falls on Thursday, June 21, and Philly is ready to celebrate. There are peak sunshine festivities on the longest day of the year and throughout the weekend. The city is marking the cosmic event with music performances, glow in the dark meditation, maypole dancing, Reiki sessions, boozy snowcones, festivals, workshops and pop-up dinners.
    https://billypenn.com

3 days ago

Join us on Wednesday, June 27th from 6-8pm fo...

Join us on Wednesday, June 27th from 6-8pm for @Gregg Moore: Chef & Potter Moore will discuss his partnership with chef Dan Barber. They are exploring how plates and bowls can cradle the experience of eating, carry the weight of ingredients, bridge the story of the cuisine. Flavor is to food as beauty is to the plate. How can the partnership between chef and potter deepen? How deep are the commonalities between ceramics and cooking? These questions and motivations drive Moore to explore the relationship between agriculture, food, and ceramics and drive his research into historical, scientific, aesthetic, and collaborative discovery. Learn more about Dan Barber here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tqGZKiOLsU8

    The Clay Studio
    Join us on Wednesday, June 27th from 6-8pm for @Gregg Moore: Chef & Potter Moore will discuss his partnership with chef Dan Barber. They are exploring how plates and bowls can cradle the experience...
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3 days ago

On view in our Gerry Lenfest Gallery, Connie ...

On view in our Gerry Lenfest Gallery, Connie Mississippi: Circle of Time. This exhibition is an unusual form of retrospective, bringing together for the first time examples of her notable turned-wood sculptures, along with paintings, newer sculptures and original artist books. Open Tues - Sat, 10 - 5 pm.

    The Center for Art in Wood
    On view in our Gerry Lenfest Gallery, Connie Mississippi: Circle of Time. This exhibition is an unusual form of retrospective, bringing together for the first time examples of her notable turned-wood...
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3 days ago

More than a dozen Old City restaurants will s...

More than a dozen Old City restaurants will serve up tasty bites under the blue skies on Thursday evening! (Via The Town Dish)

    Celebrate Summer with the Old City Eats Block Party (June 21)
    Philly's Old City District is showcasing its thriving dining scene with the return of Old City Eats! Old City Eats kicks off on the first day of summer, Thursday, June 21, with an outdoor Block Party on 2nd Street between Market and Chestnut from 5-9 p.m.
    https://www.thetowndish.com

3 days ago

3 days ago

  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF A "TWO (2) INCH" FIRE SERVICE LINE WITH BACKFLOW PREVENTER AND AUTOMATIC FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM AS PER NFPA 13R. ALL WORK SHALL BE DONE IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPROVED PLANS/HYDRAULIC CALCULATIONS.

    1009 SPRING ST Issued June 15, 2018 Comment

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4 days ago

Come out tomorrow evening for this community ...

Come out tomorrow evening for this community meeting and give your input on development at 800-830 Vine St. and the future of our Chinatown community.

    Councilmember Helen Gym
    Come out tomorrow evening for this community meeting and give your input on development at 800-830 Vine St. and the future of our Chinatown community.
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4 days ago

Collection Highlight: Title: Explorer Artist:...

Collection Highlight: Title: Explorer Artist: Yuri Kobayashi Date: 2014 ITE Materials: Ash, shellac Dimensions: 48 in. L; 4 in. D You can see this piece by 2014 Windgate ITE Fellow Yuri Kobayashi and over 1,100 other objects in the Center's Museum Collection. Open Tues - Sat, 10 - 5 pm. To visit the allTURNatives: Form + Spirit 2014 follow the link. http://ow.ly/iHgB30kzczj

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Collection Highlight: Title: Explorer Artist: Yuri Kobayashi Date: 2014 ITE Materials: Ash, shellac Dimensions: 48 in. L; 4 in. D You can see this piece by 2014 Windgate ITE Fellow Yuri Kobayashi...
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4 days ago

We want to sat congrats to Clay Studio founde...

We want to sat congrats to Clay Studio founder, Jill Bonovitz for a beautiful show! www.jillbonovitz.com

    The Clay Studio
    We want to sat congrats to Clay Studio founder, Jill Bonovitz for a beautiful show! www.jillbonovitz.com
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4 days ago

Old City District shared Philadelphia -- visi...

Old City Eats is back this Thursday! ☀️

    Old City Eats Is Back With Happy Hour Deals In Philadelphia's Historic District All Summer Long
    It's an exciting time to dine out in Old City. The neighborhood best known for its unparalleled historic sites also brims with some of the most-buzzed-about new and established restaurants in town, and Old City Eats gives you a chance to sample many of them at a fraction of the usual cost.
    https://www.uwishunu.com

4 days ago

Have you heard of History Hub? Launched in Ja...

Have you heard of History Hub? Launched in January 2016, History Hub is an active community of researchers and experts which has become a game-changing way to provide access to information and diverse sources of expertise. You can learn more about it on the Archivist of the United States’s blog post, History Hub: A 21st Century Model for Archival Reference. https://aotus.blogs.archives.gov/2018/05/24/history-hub-a-21st-century-model-for-archival-reference/

    History Hub: A 21st Century Model for Archival Reference
    When the National Archives launched History Hub in January 2016, we hoped it would be a game-changing way to provide access to information and diverse sources of expertise. I'm pleased to share that what started out as an experimental project has become an active community of researchers and experts.
    https://aotus.blogs.archives.gov

4 days ago

The Clay Studio added 3 new photos.

Ahrong Kim, Resident Artist at The Clay Studio created a historically accurate Guglet (pitcher) and Basin for Betsy Ross House. We were excited to facilitate this modern Craftswoman making something for the home of the historic Craftswoman, Betsy Ross! Thanks to The Betsy Ross House for the great partnership!

    The Clay Studio
    The Clay Studio added a new photo.
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4 days ago

This week, Mx. Rogers comes to the neighborho...

This week, Mx. Rogers comes to the neighborhood.

    Philly's queer cabaret examines the truths (and myths) of Mister Rogers' signature kindness
    The first black-and-white frames of Morgan Neville's Won't You Be My Neighbor show the familiar Fred Rogers at the piano, coolly attempting to place value and meaning on his approach to communicating with children by way of modulation. As a trained classical composer, he knew that some key changes could be managed with ease, and others could not.
    https://billypenn.com

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