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Op-ed: Philly should relieve eviction crisis by funding legal representation for low-income tenants

A mural is shown in Philadelphia's Mantua neighborhood at Fairmount Avenue and 34th Street. (Emma Lee/WHYY)

    Op-ed: Philly should relieve eviction crisis by funding legal representation for low-income tenants
    Philadelphia's eviction rate is four times higher than the foreclosure rate, , according to Municipal Court records from 2016. In the nation's poorest big city, with an overburdened shelter system that regularly turns away requests for housing, our eviction rate is a leading cause of homelessness and housing instability for many vulnerable populations.
    http://www.newsworks.org

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Artists sought for public projects in Powelton; presentation next Thursday

...The five-minute-presentations, which will begin at 6 p.m. at the former bank (3750 Lancaster Ave) will be done in the style of PechaKucha, a Japanese method in which 20 slides...

    Artists sought for public projects in Powelton; presentation next Thursday | West Philly Local
    Posted on 21 March 2017 Lola38, a creative placemaking project in West Philadelphia, is seeking artists to design and create art installations at the former United Bank building and the fence around the site of the demolished University City High School in an effort to beautify neighborhoods surrounding Lower Lancaster Avenue.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

5 days ago

Taller Puertorriqueño, Pafa feature Artblog; Jayson Musson, Becky Suss, Dona Nelson in NY shows/programs; Whitney Biennial protest; Alex Losett project, David Antonio Cruz at DCCC, Cultural Alliance Action Toolkit, Plus Opportunities!

The West Philadelphia community is invited to help choose the artists who will create artwork they will see in neighborhoods surrounding Lower Lancaster Avenue at a pitch event on March 30th at the former United Bank (3750 Lancaster Ave.) at 6pm.

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1101 W. Montgomery Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19122

...is a Creative Placemaking project in West Philadelphia focused on the intersections of 38th St., Lancaster and Powelton avenues. Our mission is to encourage civic conversation through the artistic activation of the diverse...

...practices and are interested in working collaboratively to run an alternative art space. Vox Populi, 319 North 11th Street, Third Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107 voxpopuligallery.org

    Taller Puertorriqueño, Pafa feature Artblog; Jayson Musson, Becky Suss, Dona Nelson in NY shows/programs; Whitney Biennial protest; Alex Losett project, David Antonio Cruz at DCCC, Cultural Alliance Action Toolkit, Plus Opportunities!
    Taller Puertorriqueño, Pafa feature Artblog; Jayson Musson, Becky Suss, Dona Nelson in NY shows/programs; Whitney Biennial protest; Alex Losett project, David Antonio Cruz at DCCC, Cultural Alliance Action Toolkit, Plus Opportunities! News of Artblog favorite artists, Jayson Musson, Dona Nelson, Becky Suss, plus a protest of a Dana Schutz painting, some great opportunities and even more news, in today's action-packed News Post.
    http://www.theartblog.org

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      3400 Block Wallace St. March 19, 2017 @ 6:42 p.m. Comment

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This West Philadelphia bike shop is using its profits to serve the local community

Two doors down from the Neighborhood Bike Works office on 39th Street and Lancaster Avenue, the organization recently opened a used bicycle shop.

Mar 17

Crime Report from Feb. 25 to March 13

Feb. 25 to 26, 3500 block of Hamilton Street

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Jan. 3, 3400 block of Lancaster Avenue

Feb. 25 to March 11, 3600 block of Lancaster Avenue

March 7, 3200 block of Chestnut Street

Feb. 23, 8 to 11:55 p.m. 3200 Arch Street

Feb. 25, 6:45 to 7:30 p.m. 200 block of N. 34th Street

Feb. 27, 7:50 to 9:30 p.m. 3300 block of Market Street

Feb. 27, 8 to 11:55 p.m. 3200 block of Market Street

March 6, 4:45 to 5 p.m. 200 block of N. Broad Street

March 8, 200 block of N. 15th Street

Feb. 27 to 28, 3300 Race Street

March 4, 200 block of N. 33rd Street

    Crime Report from Feb. 25 to March 13 - The Triangle
    The following crimes occurred on or near campus and were reported to The Triangle by the Drexel University of Public Safety between Feb. 25 and March 13. All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement or Division of Public Safety incident reports. SEX OFFENSE (1) Jan.
    http://thetriangle.org

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Hawthorne Hall eyes comeback, with help from Philly’s first Rose Fellow

Oxenhandler will now be entrenched with the People’s Emergency Center (PEC) as architect and design manager, working specifically on the organization’s efforts to bring the historic Hawthorne Hall at 3849 Lancaster Avenue and other nearby buildings back to life.

    Hawthorne Hall eyes comeback, with help from Philly's first-ever Rose Fellow
    The three-year fellowship will place a local up-and-coming designer with People's Emergency Center, focusing on the redevelopment efforts of the historic Hawthorne Hall in West Philly.
    http://philly.curbed.com

Mar 13

  • Paper Please!

    Mrs. Shaw is asking for $165.16:
    My students need copy paper and colored paper for class and home assignments.
    Samuel Powel Elementary School Comment

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Jimmy John’s relocates

The Jimmy John’s on 3233 Powelton Ave. has closed permanently.

Pizza Wings Steaks is a restaurant on the 3200 block of Powelton Avenue, and it received 18 health violations in December of 2016. Violations included the presence of...

    Jimmy John's relocates - The Triangle
    According to Drexel Campus Services, another Jimmy John's will be opening soon. The new Jimmy John's will accept Dragon Dollars. Drexel has recently leased more space to dining venues, such as Fuel, Chipotle, Blaze Pizza, another Old Nelson Food Co. and Co-Op.
    http://thetriangle.org

Mar 09

Joe Sweeney: Legend of Boathouse Row (Part I)

...came up through Philadelphia’s parochial school system, living in a big Victorian house at 38th and Spring Garden and attending St. Agatha’s Parish. Yet he never got the chance to row in...

3417 Baring Street, located one block south of Joe Sweeney’s childhoold home, December 14, 1962.

    Joe Sweeney: Legend of Boathouse Row (Part I)
    Gray, lanky, and serene-faced, Joe Sweeney is now 80 years old. The former Commodore of the Schuylkill Navy grew up in the Powelton Village section of West Philadelphia. His father was a prominent physician at Pennsylvania General Hospital, his mother a nurse.
    http://www.phillyhistory.org

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Historic Powelton Village looks like a gingerbread house, asks $599K

The charming home also comes with a good amount of garden space, plus a deed to an extra lot at 424 N. 33rd Street. The home is priced at $599,000, making it the most expensive single-family residence for sale in the neighborhood.

3301 Hamilton Street [BHHS Fox & Roach-CC Rittenhouse Hotel]

    Historic Powelton Village looks like a gingerbread house, asks $599K
    The two-story charmer was designed by Henry E. Wrigley in 1865 as his personal residence. Despite its short stature, the home is full of original character and three bedrooms.
    http://philly.curbed.com

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Witnesses for Hunger photo gallery opens at EAT Cafe

On Feb. 21, Philadelphia-based advocacy project Witnesses to Hunger opened a photography exhibition at the pay-what-you-wish EAT Cafe, located at 3820 Lancaster Ave.

    Witnesses for Hunger photo gallery opens at EAT Cafe - The Triangle
    On Feb. 21, Philadelphia-based advocacy project Witnesses to Hunger opened a photography exhibition at the pay-what-you-wish EAT Cafe, located at 3820 Lancaster Ave. Witnesses to Hunger aims to raise awareness for Philadelphia families living below the poverty line.
    http://thetriangle.org

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      3900 Block Fairmount Av March 1, 2017 @ 6:09 p.m. Comment

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      3900 Block Baring St. February 21, 2017 @ 7:12 p.m. Comment

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Kindergarten registration begins Tuesday, Feb. 28; Open houses to be held next week

3543 Fairmount Ave. 19104

301 N. 36th St. 19104

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1034 S. 60th St. 19143

5900 Race St. 19139

4600 W. Girard Ave. 19131

6001 Cedar Ave. 19143

6523 Lansdowne Ave. 19151

6600 Chester Ave. 19142

5100 Greenway Ave. 19143

5701 Wynnefield Ave. 19131

5640 Spruce St. 19139

5300-34 Baltimore Ave. 19143

1621 N. 54th St. 19131

7501 Woodbine Ave. 19151

4700 Locust St. 19139

4550 Haverford Ave. 19139

5700 Willows Ave. 19143

5500 Kingsessing Ave. 19143

2501 S. 63rd St. 19142

2032 N. 62nd St 19151

6722 Lansdowne Ave. 19151

7000 Buist Ave. 19142

4209 Spruce St. 19104

4901 Parrish St. 19139

766 N. 44th St. 19104

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