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Every holiday season we encourage West Philly residents to support local businesses and spend more money in the neighborhoods, whether on holiday gift shopping, dining or entertainment. This weekend, some of you will be shopping for last-minute gifts and probably will be looking for books to give to your special someone. This is a brief […]
Tomorrow, Saturday the 21st, the FRIENDS OF CLARK PARK Membership Table will be open as usual at the Farmers’ Market. You can pick up a gift item there from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. We have something for everybody — t-shirts in 9 different sizes and 4 different designs; women’s-cut … Continue reading
Good news for locals missing Philadelphia Community Acupuncture: come early January, PCA’s Sarah Lefkowich, who left the West Philly clinic before it closed its doors in October after six years of service, will open West Philly Community Acupuncture at 4636 Woodland Avenue, in the same building that hosts Four Worlds Bakery. The new acupuncture clinic, which […]
.. Dupree studio on the 3600 block of Haverford Ave. One of the many works depicting Dupree's situation. At the end of 2012, the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority acquired 17 properties in Mantua to construct a supermarket and parking lot. Two parcels of Duprees's three parcel-property were condemned. Photo: N.C. .. >
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.. (L to R) Rose Hagan, Head of School; Betsy Lamitina, Friends Select middle school Tech Patrol club co-advisor and fifth grade teacher; Tim Wisniewski, Director of Civic Technology for the City of Philadelphia; and Steve Greenbaum, Friends Select technical support specialist and Tech Patrol club co-advisor, standing with a copy of the City Proclamation that declares the week of Dec. 9-15, Computer Science Education Week. .. >
.. Steve Pacek as Mr. Pickle and Rachel Camp as Mrs. Jewls head a cast of eight in Arden's Children's Theatre production of John Olive's "Sideways Stories from Wayside School", based on the Louis Sachar books, now through Feb. 15. Photo: Mark Garvin .. >
West Philly Restaurant Falsely Accused of Serving Cats Philadelphia Magazine (blog) Author Tommy Rowan asks George Bogle, the Pennsylvania SPCA's director of law enforcement if he knew of any such circumstance. He recounted the story of a West Philadelphia restaurant that was butchering cats in its basement. Bogle refuses to give the ...
Bar Near UPenn Busted Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia On Friday at 11:30 p.m., State Police officers along with officers with Liquor Control Enforcement conducted an investigation at The Blarney Stone, on the 3900 block of Sansom Street in University City for allegations of underage drinking. Police ... and more »
Procrastinators of West Philly, unite and take over. It's the 7th or 8th annual one, and you can see the usual suspects for jewelry, prints,...
No one fully understands what causes amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), the illness commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. The ailment typically crops up spontaneously, leading to dysfunction and death of motor neurons, slowly sapping strength until those living with the disease can become entirely paralyzed.
For students in the “Design of Mechatronic Systems” class in the School of Engineering and Applied Science, “the finals” are more than just an exam; they are a tournament in which the winners hoist a trophy high above their heads in victory.
West Philly Center for Homeless Vets Plans Christmas Day Event CBS Local PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Volunteers are being sought to help make some homeless veterans' Christmas a little brighter. The Philadelphia Veterans Comfort House (PVCH) is a nonprofit agency near 41st and Baltimore that provides meals, shelter, and ... and more »
6abc.com Arrest in deadly June shooting in West Philadelphia 6abc.com WEST PHILADELPHIA - December 18, 2013 (WPVI) -- Police have made an arrest in a shooting from early this summer that left one man dead and two others wounded in West Philadelphia. 21-year-old Joshua Raheem from the 5400 block of Baltimore ... Arrest in Deadly Porch Shooting That Left Teen Hurt NBC 10 Philadelphia Police: Murder suspect turns himself in Philly.com (blog) Arrest in Deadly Porch Shooting Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia ...
Philly.com Hart-less: Thief swipes computers from West Philly rec center Philly.com Late last week, someone with access to one of those facilities - Cobbs Creek Recreation Center, on Cobbs Creek Parkway near Walnut Street in West Philadelphia - stole four of the computers, which retail at $1,100 each. "The whole situation is ... and more »
It's that time of year again, when thoughts turn to holiday cheer, New Year's resolutions, and, of course, The Curbed Cup, an annual deathmatch to see which Philly neighborhood will triumph above all others. This year, the eight neighborhoods are competing for the totally fake trophy and the pride of being Curbed Philly's 2013 Neighborhood of the year. We need your votes! Polls, located at the bottom of each Curbed Cup post, will close 24 hours after the post goes up, and the winner will move on to the next round. [Photo via Cedar Park Neighbors ] In one corner i...
UCD For longtime homeowners facing substantial increases in their property assessment in 2014, there is a new program called LOOP (Longtime Owner Occupants Program) designed to help. Eligible property owners can fill out a one-time form to receive a 10-year reduction in their tax bill.
Boxscore Magda to Kick Off at the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl Boxscore Perles, a native Detroiter and longtime fixture in Southwest Detroit and the Clark Park area is now an elected Trustee at Michigan State University. http://detroitgoodfellows.org/. Hoffman, who also coordinated the former International Bowl in Toronto ... International Songstress Magda to Showcase at Little Caesars Pizza Bowl AmericaJR.com all 3 news articles »
Nativity scene near Philadelphia City Hall to be blessed Dec. 18 CatholicPhilly.com 18 at 3 p.m. in Love Park across from Philadelphia City Hall. Father James T. McGuinn, pastor of St. Agatha-St. James Church in University City, Philadelphia, will preside at the blessing. The singing of Christmas carols will be led by students of St ...
The Go West Craft Fest is back Sunday the 15th, at the Rotunda (4014 Walnut st. ) 50 hand-picked Philly makers will share their unique jewelry and...
UCD Events Trees & Greening January 4, 2014 from 10am - 4pm at 43rd & Chester.
UCD Every day, UCD works to fulfill this goal on behalf of our vibrant neighborhood by keeping our streets clean and safe, creating and sustaining public spaces, and connecting people and businesses with opportunities to thrive. As 2013 comes to a close, we thank you for another year of partnership and support.
The City is rolling out its Longtime Owner Occupants Program (LOOP) this month. It could mean significant property tax savings for Cedar Park homeowners. This is a brand new program. It’s different than the homestead exemption. (Some have called it “Gentrification Relief.”) To qualify you (generally) need to have: 1. [...]
post by Rachel Pastan “The way you turn on The Creation Myth,” William says, “is more about memory than technology.” It’s Thursday morning and William—ICA’s Visitor Services Coordinator and Program Technician—is letting me follow him around as he turns on Jason Rhoades, Four Roads. He starts with the electrical breakers in their secret upstairs room, […]
Fun-A-Day Philadelphia ————————-CALLING ALL ARTISTS————————– (and non-artists, and creative people, and people that just like fun) The 10th annual Fun-A-Day Project and Show starts this January 1st, 2014! To participate, just pick a project to work on every day for the month of January. It could be anything! Take a picture, sing a song, write a letter, make the bed… work on your novel, contact that friend, finish that old project left hanging. Whatever it is, just make sure you are having fun doing it! There will be a group art show on February 7 & 8 during which we can al...
Dear Friends and Neighbors of Cedar Park, Once again, Cedar Park Neighbors, in cooperation with area churches and other nonprofit organizations, will prepare and distribute food baskets for those in need during the holiday season. In 2012, we were able to reach over 660 people. As a continuation of this successful event, we need [...]
Hill's Future Spotted In Philly New Haven Independent Melissa Bailey Photos Fueled by a new vision for remaking the Hill neighborhood near Union Station, Erik Johnson stepped off a DATTCO bus, onto the streets of Philadelphia—and into a scene from New Haven's potential future. Johnson, head of the city's ...
Hill's Future Spotted In Philly New Haven Independent Fueled by a new vision for remaking the Hill neighborhood near Union Station, Erik Johnson stepped off a DATTCO bus, onto the streets of Philadelphia—and into a scene from New Haven's potential future. Johnson, head of the city's anti-blight agency ...
You can purchase them in our shops for any amount you like…or on-line in three amounts! Green Line gift cards work at all of ...
Unstable District funding puts city's growth at risk Philadelphia Public School Notebook With the partnership between the Penn Alexander School and the University of Pennsylvania, home prices skyrocketed in the catchment area of the West Philadelphia school. Ian Petrie is not too worried about his daughter's school – yet. “She's having a ... and more »
Folks Pack Philadelphia Farmers' Markets For Last-Minute Thanksgiving Goodies CBS Local The Food Trust also held farmers' market's Wednesday at Clark Park in West Philadelphia and another one in Fairmount. MOST VIEWED GALLERIES. PHOTOS: Ladies Of Monster Mania Con; PHOTOS: World's Largest Bubble Bath; PHOTOS: Eagles ...
post by Rachel Pastan Robert and I were running late. Stuck in the subway station on the way to meet the group, I tried to concentrate on the tripartite pleasure that lay ahead of us, a private tour for ICA donor clubs of three Chelsea galleries and exhibition spaces with connections to us. My thoughts, […]
The Philadelphia Police have arrested the person whom they and Penn Police believe is responsible for a string of robberies on the Center City side of the South and Walnut street bridges.
Penn will lease 100,000 square feet of the FMC Tower at the Cira Centre South, a 47-story building on 30th and Walnut streets that will open in 2016.
Primary Jannie Blackwell Keystone Politics Philadelphia City Council member Jannie Blackwell is horrible on planning and zoning issues, which is reason enough to primary her, but Ryan Briggs's tale of Blackwell's involvement with a grifter organization in Mantua that managed to grift a bunch of ...
Philly.com Phila. Lawmakers Say Yearly School Budget News Comes Too Late CBS Local And that concern was voiced by several lawmakers today at the hearing. In the hot seat was the school district's chief financial officer, Matthew Stanski (left photo). Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell (right photo) said delays in getting answers often ... Debate rages over formula for city school funding Philly.com Council holds hearing on funding for public schools Philadelphia Public School Notebook (blog) all 6 news articles
An op-ed at the Philadelphia Business Journal advocates that businesses move west of the Schuylkill to University City. The author says that there's a "a unique and dynamic atmosphere and an energy that may be perfect for some businesses." [PHL Business Journal] [Photo via Wikimedia Commons ]