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Wagner Celebrates 150 Years With

Wagner Celebrates 150 Years With “Philadelphia 1865: A City On The Edge” Lecture And Cake Competition

May 19, 2015  |  Buzz

The Wagner Free Institute of Science observes its 150 year anniversary this month with a lecture and birthday cake competition to commemorate the building's enduring legacy > more

Mysterious Major Development Proposal For 1300 Fairmount Avenue

Mysterious Major Development Proposal For 1300 Fairmount Avenue

April 28, 2015  |  Buzz

Elusive real estate partners and scant details of a large-scale proposal for residential development and a supermarket on the 1300 block of Fairmount Avenue raises more questions than answers. Contributor Stephen Stofka takes a look > more

Photography Exhibition Captures The Spirit Of Kensington's Sacred Places

Photography Exhibition Captures The Spirit Of Kensington’s Sacred Places

April 23, 2015  |  Buzz

Nineteenth century neighborhood churches share the spotlight this Friday in Joseph B. Elliott's photography exhibition, "Preserving the Story: An Event to Celebrate Kensington’s Sacred Places" > more

Unedited North Philadelphia Brings Reel Footage And Real People Together At The Wagner

Unedited North Philadelphia Brings Reel Footage And Real People Together At The Wagner

April 10, 2015  |  Buzz

This Saturday the Wagner Free Institute of Science will host “Unedited North Philadelphia: From Reel Footage to Real Stories,” a day of archival footage viewing and community discussion on neighborhood history, historic preservation, and the encroaching development of North Philly > more

Councilwoman Bass Commits Immediate Funds To Stabilize The Germantown YWCA

Councilwoman Bass Commits Immediate Funds To Stabilize The Germantown YWCA

March 19, 2015  |  Buzz

With the fate of Germantown's historic YWCA in balance, Councilwoman Cindy Bass says she will stabilize and renovate while waiting for a new round of development proposals for the site, which advocates feared would be torn down > more