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    • Shakespeare in Clark Park, 2016 | Samantha Maldonado

Seeking common ground through Shakespeare in Clark Park

Now in its eleventh season, Shakespeare in Clark Park (SCP) staged five free nights of The Two Gentlemen of Verona for its loyal audiences in West Philly from July 27 through…

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October 23: Tangled titles | Failed taxi auction | Century 21 opens | Automating SEPTA

Nobody bid on the new $475,000 medallions at PPA's first auction for wheelchair-accessible taxi licenses. Paul Nussbaum reminds us that taxi medallions (which ration the privilege to drive a for-hire vehicle…

    • Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell, whose parking bill was delayed in the Rules Committee

Blackwell on proposal at 43rd and Baltimore: "Go to the zoning board"

In her Inquirer column last week, Pulitzer Prize-winning architecture critic Inga Saffron took 3rd-District Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell to task for supposedly holding up a proposed development at 43rd Street and Baltimore…

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October 1: Market East construction starting | Clark Park zoning fight | Driving trending down

Construction kicks off on the 1100 block of Market East tomorrow morning, reports Natalie Kostelni. "The 4.3-acre site takes up an entire city block bound by Market, Chestnut, 11th and 12th…

    • Sister Cities Park, Photo by Bob Bruhin
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April 18 - 20: Farm Fest at The Oval | Maker happy hour | Clark Park cleanup | Center City Jazz Festival | 5K for Clean Air | Sister Cities plant and produce pop-up

Happy weekend Eyes on the Street!   CELEBRATE: Farm Fest at The Oval Friday, April 18, 11am - 9pm & Saturday, April 19, 12pm - 6pm. Eakins Oval, 24th Street and…

    • The Divine Loraine, Photo by Theresa Stigale
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January 31-February 2: PlanningCamp | African American Children's Book Fair | Wagner Winter Wonderland | Shop on the Square | GLAM Hack | Charles Dickens' 202nd birthday

Hey Streeters, here's what's happening this winter weekend.  CONVENE: PlanningCamp Saturday, February 1, 9am-5pm. Impact HUB, 1227 North 4th Street. Planning Camp is an “unconference” where participants will talk about the…

    • Park(ing) Day, Germantown. Photo by Gary Reed
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October 4-6: Dragon Boat Festival | e-Waste recycling | Revolutionary Germantown | 30th Street Craft Market | Philadelphia Open Studio Tours | Academy of Fine Arts free admission | Figment Philadelphia

Happy Friday, Eyes on the Street! Fall festival season is picking up, and we've found a ton of free events for you to pick from this weekend.  CHEER: Philadelphia International Dragon…

    • Chess in Clark Park
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August 23-25: Seed saving lecture | Block Captain Boot Camp | Benjamin Franklin Museum reopens | Clark Park comedy screenings | Butterfly Festival | Avenue of the Arts tour

Happy weekend Eyes on the Street!  PRESERVE Seed Saving and Agricultural Heritage Friday, August 23, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, 100 North 20th Street, Philadelphia. As part…

    • Heart & Soul: University City's Public Piano Project returns to Clark Park
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University City's public pianos return, this time to Clark Park

Heart & Soul, University City District's (UCD) public piano series has returned - bringing a little extra soul to the heart of University City. Now through June 16, UCD invites the…

    • The Charles Dickens statue in Clark Park was installed in 1901. Celebrate Dickens' 200th birthday with Friends of Clark Park on Sunday.
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May 11-18: Love Your Park Week returns

Love Your Park Week kicks off Saturday as Philadelphia Parks & Recreation and the Fairmount Park Conservancy invite residents and park lovers to celebrate the city’s neighborhood parks with a week…

    • More people are taking in Philly's sites and museums - like the reopened Rodin - this summer.
    • Digging for what's left of the historic West Shipyard. | Kellie Patrick Gates, PlanPhilly
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July 23-27: Tour West Shipyard dig | Shakespeare in Clark Park | 'O Brother Where Art Thou?' | Southeast by Southeast community art exhibition

West Shipyard Archaeological Dig Tour Tuesday, July 24, 5-7pm. Columbus Boulevard between Vine and Callowhill. The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation is inviting the public to learn about the archaeological explorations at the…

    • Gary Reed organized a photo walk in Germantown this Saturday | Gary Reed, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group
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June 29-July 1: The Wizard of Oz | Germantown Photo Walk | Clark Park art and music | Fireworks

Gary Reed organized a photo walk in Germantown this Saturday | Gary Reed, Eyes on the Street Flickr GroupMoonlight Movies in Mt. Airy: The Wizard of Oz Friday, June 29,…

    • Explore public art like the Shakespeare Memorial along the Parkway this Saturday.
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April 21-22: Science Carnival, Public Art Pathway, Picnic for the Planet

Philadelphia Science Festival Science Carnival Saturday, April 21. Logan Circle. 11am-4pm. The Philadelphia Science Festival is back for its second year, and for the next week at 100 locations citywide science…

    • The Charles Dickens statue in Clark Park was installed in 1901. Celebrate Dickens' 200th birthday with Friends of Clark Park on Sunday.
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Super Sunday 2/5: Green Philly, Dickens' 200th birthday, films with Megawords

Drew Becher: Making Philadelphia the Greenest City in America Sunday February 5, 11am. Gershman Y, 401 South Broad Street. Drew Becher, President of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, will talk about PHS’…

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September 16-18: Festival Season - Art in Rittenhouse | Ecology at Washington Avenue Green | Music and Vendors in Clark Park | Latino Arts and Culture in Centro de Oro

Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show and 18th Street Outdoor Cafe Rittenhouse Square, Friday, September 16-Sunday, September 18. Yes, the Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show will run all weekend with more than…

    • A look at West Philadelphia's parklet. (Photos courtesy of Bridget Keegan Barber.)

A Philly first: University City gets a parklet

You’ve heard of parks on piers, like the one at Race Street. And you’ve heard of pocket parks, like the one on Chestnut Street near 16th.Now, meet the parklet, the…

Community grant opportunities announced for West Philadelphia's Clark Park

University City District (UCD) and the Clark Park Partnership, a consortium that oversees park maintenance, events, policies and capital projects, have announced the 2nd annual Clark Park Community Grants. Up to…

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Getting to better know the Parks & Rec system

A canopy of trees blazed orange and gold over Carroll Park, the stone entry posts looked new and intact, and — right on cue — a bright green trolley rolled past,…

The Clark Park Tree Removal

For improvement on drainage, re-routing of walkways and re-wiring the Clark Park "A"'s lighting system, a volunteer community association (Friends of Clark Park) joined forces with the University City District, State…

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