Philadelphia has the distinction of being the first place in this country where lager beer was brewed. It was brewed by George Manger in 1846, on New Street below Second.

Today in 1932, Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean (from Newfoundland to Ireland).

Mural Arts Program

The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program unites artists and communities through a collaborative process, rooted in the traditions of mural-making, to create art that transforms public spaces and individual lives.

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Philly Art Center
The painted road which extends east from the Phila Museum of Art.

We offer a wide range of program for adults and children. Programs include weekly classes, one-time workshops, parties for all ages, single-day camps whenever schools are closed, week-long summer camps, a full after school program with walking pick up at area schools, private lessons, art therapy, music classes, and much more!

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Creative Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (PRA) has announced a new grant-making effort, entitled the Fund for Art and Civic Engagement (FACE), intended to facilitate innovative and temporary works of public art that engage communities and inspire individuals to think about their surroundings in new and exciting ways.

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State Sens. Daylin Leach, D-Montgomery, and Larry Farnese, D-Philadelphia, have introduced legislation to permit the adult possession and retail sale of marijuana.

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PA needs sentencing reform and reorded priorities

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