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    • patriotic grooves
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June 30-July 6: Civic Design Review | Making a Classic Modern | Green Infrastructure | DAG on 500 Walnut | Independence Day celebrations

Here’s what’s on our radar this week, leading up to and through the 4th of July (besides Hoagie Day). Yes, Welcome America. EVALUATE: July Civic Design Review meeting Tuesday, July…

    • Spruce Street Harbor Park
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June 23-29: Talk Design Review | plan Lower NW | get outside for art, trails, SS Harbor Park

This week brings planning talk as well as summery of options for spending time outside, from bike rides to movies and beyond: DISCUSS: Civic Design Review – How does it work…

    • Bloomsday at the Rosenbach
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June 16-22: Al fresco all week

This week it's all about being outside: for literature, supper, entertainment, and exploring green spots. Here's what's on: READ: Bloomsday Monday, June 16, 9:30am-11:30am at the Free Library Parkway Central branch…

    • 13-star flag
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June 9-15: Planning, Historical commission meetings | Rocky | 30th St Craft Market | Lancaster Ave 2nd Friday | Vendys | Stars and Stripes | Wissahickon Fishing

Here's what's on tap this week: PLAN: Philadelphia City Planning Commission Tuesday, June 10, 1-4pm. 1515 Arch Street, Room 18-029. Among the issues the Planning Commission will discuss this month: the…

    • Italian Fountain
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June 2- 8: Preservation awards | Design Advocacy Group | 22nd and Market ceremony | Strawberry Fest | Schuylkill Shindig | Pride Day

From fundraisers to memorials, rainbows to strawberries, here's what's on tap this week:  Honor: Preservation Achievement Awards Wednesday, June 4, 5-8pm. Union League, 140 South Broad Street. Help the Preservation Alliance…

    • The Corner | David Swift, EOTS Flickr Group
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May 27-June 1: Civic Design Review | Gray Area cards | Wall Ball | Funeral for a Home | Roots Picnic | Philly Cycling Classic

Welcome to unofficial summer, Streeters. Devoted readers might notice that we're rolling our events picks into one post per week now - week and weekend inclusive. Here's what's ahead this week:…

    • Bike, Lines and Bricks | Al BeFranke
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May 19-23: May Planning Commission meeting | Paseo Verde tour | Steven Holl | Ride of Silence

Here are our picks for what this week's got in store:  PLAN: May City Planning Commission meeting Tuesday, May 20, 1pm. 1515 Arch Street, 18th floor. This month’s City Planning Commission…

    • Gazebo, FDR Park | David Swift, EOTS Flickr Group
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May 12-16: ParkX | The New Fairmount Park launch | Night Market Old City | Bike to Work Day

This week promises chances for park inspiration, mobile chow, and biking with the Mayor.  TALK: ParkX: Inspiring People in the Parks Monday, May 12, 7:30-9:30pm. Yards Brewing Company, 901 North Delaware…

    • Mt. Pleasant
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May 5-9: Weccacoe / Bethel Burial Ground | Civic Design Review | Rick Lowe | Boxer's Trail tour

Here's what you need to know about this week's happenings:  DISCUSS: Weccacoe Playground/ Mother Bethel Cemetery meeting Monday, May 5, 6:30pm. African American Museum, 701 Arch Street. Discuss the preservation and…

    • Tacony Music Hall
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April 28-May 2: Honor Terry Adkins | DAG: Ave of the Arts Vision | Rail and economic vitality | Immigration and revitalization | Jane's Walks of Tacony, Powelton

This week there are chances to learn more about plans for Avenue of the Arts, rail and economic vitality, immigration and revitalization, and explore two commercial corridors as part of Jane’s…

    • Fitler in bloom
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April 21-25: Environmental Thinking from Roots to Revolution | Urban sustainability | Land Bank Teach-In | The Woodlands tour | On greenwashing | Gentrification debate

Here's what's on tap this week:  EXPLORE: Ruth Patrick Symposium Environmental Thinking from Roots to Revolution Tuesday, April 22, 8am-12:30pm. Academy of Natural Sciences The symposium will explore how Dr. Ruth…

    • Buildings in Germany Hill
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April 14-18: Rain Barrel workshop | City Planning Commission meeting | Lower Northwest District Plan kickoff | Roland Snooks | Grid at Farm Fest

In addition to the Philadelphia Book Festival and Eastern State Penitentiary’s Pop-Up Museum, this week to opportunities to learn about urban sustainability, attend planning meetings, and discuss behavioral approaches to…

    • Looped In at The Porch, Photos by Neal Santos
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April 7-11: Porch Photo Booth | Janet Echelman and Susan Weiler | 'A Girl is a Fellow Here' | GeoPhilly Film Night | Searching for Philadelphia

Here's what's on tap this week - from public art and art in public to films about cartography and women in architecture. PICTURE THIS: Digital Photo Booth at The Porch Monday,…

    • Quince Street | Michael Klusek, EOTS Flickr Group
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March 31-April 4: Rafael Moneo | Restoring historic streets | CHOP expansion | Walking Day | Richard Forman | Green treasures in Queen Village and Bella Vista

Here's a look at what's ahead this week: TALK: Rafael Moneo Monday, March 31, 6:30-8:30pm. PennDesign, Meyerson Hall, 210 South 34th Street. Join PennDesign in welcoming celebrated architect Jose Rafael Moneo…

    • Hale - Juniper
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March 24-28: Looking at Cities | Neighborhood Change | Cultural Communities | Learning from Asian Cities | TEDx

This week promises several interesting explorations about urbanization, city infrastructure, and neighborhood change. Plus TEDxPhiladelphia returns. INQUIRE: Jenny Odell: Looking at Cities Monday, March 24, 6-8pm. Moore College, Stewart Auditorium, 1916…

    • Hawthorne Hall, Gray Area
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May 17-21: Geoff Manaugh | Building failures, environmental problems | LEVERAGE | GRAY AREA on Hawthorne Hall | Thom Mayne | Cultural content in contemporary design

Ahead this week, enjoy talks from Geoff Manaugh and Thom Mayne at PennDesign, learn about what makes buildings sick, celebrate the Community Design Collaborative's work, play cards with GRAY AREA, and…

    • glass and mirror company
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March 10-14: Founding Philadelphia | Washington Avenue Study | Creative Neighborhood Redevelopment | Investing in People and Places | Historical Commission

This week brings talks about Philly history, creativity, and redevelopment; updates on a study of Washington Avenue; and a Historical Commission meeting considering the Boyd Theatre's fate.  LEARN: Building Philadelphia -…

    • Bike share demo
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March 3-7: Lower Schuylkill development | Bikeshare webinar | DAG talks preservation, promise | sustainability symposium

You can get a dose of spring this week at the Flower Show (with special snow day tickets Monday), learn about Lower Schuylkill development, bike share, neighborhood preservation and stabilization, and…

    • Parkway London Plane Trees
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February 24-28: Urban greening history | Landscape lessons for better cities | Triple bottom line business workshop | Streetfilms, sneckdowns, and the pedestrian

This is a week to learn about ways to improve the city's public environment - through greening, landscape design, and pedestrian infrastructure - and sustainable business development. REFLECT: Green Space in…

    • The WET beer | Michael Klusek
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February 17-21: Presidents Day festivities | Bacon Awards | Northern Liberties exhibit | Kahn Day

Shake off the chill with events that celebrate presidents, Ed Bacon and Ed Rendell, Norther Liberties, and Lou Kahn. LEARN: Presidents Day Celebration at National Constitution Center Monday, February 17, 9:30am-5pm.…

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