Charity & Grassroots in Fairhill


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  • Ska
    Head to Ska in North Philadelphia East for a steaming cup of joe. The patio seating at Ska is perfect for those warm summer days. Big family? Tons of friends? Bring 'em all to Ska — the coffee shop has an awesome layout for large parties and groups. Check email, shop online, or get the latest game scores on Ska's free wifi. Ska is completely informal — dress as you see fit (and are most comfortable). Street parking is provided for those dining at the coffee shop's Kensington Avenue location. You won't need to save up for a trip to Ska — most meals cost less than $15.
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    2416 Kensington Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA US
  • Little Berlin
    An artist-run collective and gallery space, Little Berlin aims to attract the arts and cultural performances to the local community by curating a new show every month. The panoply of musical events, art exhibitions, and badminton tournaments brings diverse media indoors and out to engage community members in new experiences. Art installations add color to the gallery, concerts fill the courtyard, and sculptures stand in the outdoor Fairgrounds. Little Berlin also streams its live performances on the Internet, connecting guest speakers with a larger audience through its Open Web Studio.
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    2430 Coral Street
    Philadelphia, PA US
  • Philadelphia Film Society
    The second annual Philly F/M Festival culls hordes of independent films and live music, emphasizing the interplay of the two media. Thursday night hosts the event's kick-off party as Philadelphia Slick douses the crowd with waves of toe-tapping beats and games of Simon Says. The neighborhood's lights dim on Friday as the film screenings begin at 7 p.m. with Sound It Out, a phonetically precise documentary that chronicles the last vinyl record shop in Teesside, England. Meet Me on South Street, The Story of JC Dobbs (September 24 at 6:30 p.m.) delves into Philadelphia's artistic subculture and underground crocheting scene from the 1970s to 1996 through the lens of one of its signature and now defunct musical establishments.
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    1600 N 5th St
    Philadelphia, PA US
  • Philadelphia Photo Arts Center
    The nonprofit Philadelphia Photo Arts Center is dedicated to exhibiting contemporary photography, offering a wide range of engaging opportunities for anyone interested in photography and the arts through educational programs, events, and exhibitions. A team of fine-art photographers, curators, and other arts professionals initiates the snapshot curious in affordable five-week classes and workshops that are suitable for photogs of all abilities. The teen program nurtures artistic impulses during afterschool hours, handing students loaner supplies and foraying into the city during field trips.
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    1400 N American St
    Philadelphia, PA US
  • Poochie's Place
    Poochie's Place pampers dogs with a variety of services in a cage-free environment. Its organic bakery procures all-natural treats from local bakers, who make them free of harmful fillers such as corn, gluten, and grain, and who provide vegan options. The onsite grooming team deep cleans pups with HydroSurge aromatherapy bubble baths and sends them home adorned in bows or bow ties. Dogs also get red-carpet ready with the shop's selection of clothing and leashes.
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    341 W Girard Ave
    Philadelphia, PA US
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