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Powelton Village ‘Castle’ chops $400K off asking price

3512 Baring Street [Redfin]

    Powelton Village 'Castle' chops $400K off asking price
    The 8-unit apartment building originally listed for just under $2.9 million a few months ago. Now at $2.4M, will the 1800s castle find a buyer?
    http://philly.curbed.com

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Crime Report for Nov. 1 to Feb. 13

Jan. 27 to 28, 3200 block of Baring Street

Feb. 2 to 3, 400 block of N. 34th Street

Feb. 2 to 3, 400 block of N. 33rd Street

Feb. 2 to 11, 400 block of N. 35th Street

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Nov. 1 to Dec. 31, 200 block of N. Broad Street

Jan. 27, 2900 block of Chestnut Street

Jan. 24 to 25, 3200 block of Chestnut Street

Jan. 25, 9 a.m. to 2 pa.m. 3100 block of Market Street

Jan. 25 to Feb. 9, 3400 block of Lancaster Avenue

Jan. 29 to 30, 3500 block of Market Street

Jan. 30 to 31, 3500 block of Lancaster Avenue

Jan. 31 to Feb. 9, 3500 block of Race Street

Feb. 3, 100 block of N. 34th Street

Feb. 6, 7:30 to 9 p.m. 3700 block of Powelton Avenue

Feb. 8, 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 2900 block of Queen Lane

Feb. 13, 5:20 to 6 p.m. 3300 block of Market Street

Jan. 30, 200 block of N. 34th Street

Feb. 3 to 4, 3200 block of Cuthbert Street

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

Feb 11

Feb 06

More Student Housing in Store For Haverford Avenue

As we mentioned when we visited the 3600 block of Haverford Avenue over the summer, it's one of the worst looking blocks in the area. Aside...

...lo, another project could be coming to this block! There's some vacant land at 3604-08 Haverford Ave., immediately to the east of the auto shop. These lots were owned by the City...

    More Student Housing in Store For Haverford Avenue
    As we mentioned when we visited the 3600 block of Haverford Avenue over the summer, it's one of the worst looking blocks in the area. Aside from a colorful artist studio, the northern side of the block is entirely vacant, thanks to a seemingly fizzled effort to build a Mantua supermarket.
    http://www.ocfrealty.com

Feb 06

These nearby schools are looking for financial help on DonorsChoose.org:

  • Keep Our Technology Safe

    Mrs. Shaw is asking for $738.48:
    My students need a Chromebook, accessories (headphones, mouse), and a charging cart.
    Samuel Powel Elementary School Comment
  • Adding Technology to the Classroom

    Mrs. Shaw is asking for $253.73:
    My students need a Chromebook and accessories, such as, a mouse, headphones, and a protective sleeve.
    Samuel Powel Elementary School Comment

Feb 04

  • Theft

    • Thefts

      500 Block N. 36th St. 1b February 4, 2017 @ 4:25 p.m. Comment

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Feb 02

Feb 01

Hidden rooms, nooks and alcoves that will open up your world

3819 Hamilton St. 

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8046 Frankford Ave.

1700 W. Montgomery Ave.

315 Chestnut St.

1214 Arch St.

2008-2010 Delancey Place

9201 Germantown Ave.

6401 Germantown Ave.

211 S. Columbus Blvd.

    Hidden rooms, nooks and alcoves that will open up your world
    Wagner Free Institute of Science Museum Miles by Lauren Johnson For the Science Set 1. Insectarium Some of the insects are alive and ready to show their stuff up close 8046 Frankford Ave. Whether you're an entomologist or an insect enthusiast, Insectarium offers an educational experience fit for all.
    http://www.gridphilly.com

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Jan 27

Jan 24

30 New Restaurants To Check Out In Philly This Winter

Where:Eat Café, 3820 Lancaster Avenue

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Where:Rooster Soup Co., 1526 Sansom Street

Where:Dim Sum House, 3939 Chestnut Street

Where:Res Ipsa, 2218 Walnut Street

Where:Rarest, 834 Chestnut Street

Where:Friday Saturday Sunday, 261 S. 21st Street

Where:Puyero Venezuelan Flavor, 524 S. 4th Street

Where:Veda, 1920 Chestnut Street

Where:24, 2401 Walnut Street #303

Where:HipCityVeg, North American Building, 121 S. Broad Street

Where:Baril, 267 S. 19th Street

Where:Flying Fish Crafthouse, 1363 N. 31st Street

Where:Weckerly’s Ice Cream, 9 W. Girard Avenue

Where:Tartareperia 18.64, 1204 N. Front Street

Where:Bonk's Bar & Grille, 3467 Richmond Street

Where:Lucky's Last Chance Queen Village, 848 S. 2nd Street

Where:Burg's Lounge, 1200 S. 21st Street

Where:Cinder, 1500 Locust Street

Where:Mi Lah Vegetarian, 218 S. 16th Street

Where:Harp & Crown, 1525 Sansom Street

Where:Banh Mi and Bottles, 712-14 South Street

Where:City Diner, 521 S. Broad Street

Where:Hummusology, 1112 Locust Street

Where:Slice Pizza, 431 E. Girard Avenue

Where:Chix And Bowls, 28 South 20th Street

Where:Village Taverna, 769 East Passyunk Avenue

Where:Revolutions at Penn Treaty, 1009 Canal Street

Where:Destination Dogs, 1111 Walnut Street

Where:Shoo Fry, 132 S. 17th Street

    30 New Restaurants To Check Out In Philly This Winter
    24 | Photo courtesy Martin Buday 24, Dim Sum House, HipCityVeg on Broad and more... The winter weather isn't putting a damper on Philly's sizzling dining scene. In the past few months, the city has welcomed the grand opening of highly anticipated restaurants from all-star chefs, including Jose Garces and Michael Solomonov.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

Jan 24

Jan 23

2 Teens Rob Person At Gunpoint Inside Del. Movie Theater: Police

It happened on Saturday at the Regal Cinema 16 located at 3300 Brandywine Parkway, in Wilmington, Delaware.

    2 Teens Rob Person At Gunpoint Inside Del. Movie Theater: Police
    WILMINGTON, Del. (CBS)-Police in Delaware have arrested two teens after they allegedly robbed a person at gunpoint inside a movie theater over the weekend. It happened on Saturday at the Regal Cinema 16 located at 3300 Brandywine Parkway, in Wilmington, Delaware.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

Jan 23

Jan 22

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Jan 22

  • 200

    • Rape

      600 Block N. 34th St. January 22, 2017 @ 12:24 p.m. Comment

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Jan 20

Crime Report for Jan. 1 to Jan. 14

Jan. 2, 7 to 7:50 p.m. 3100 block of Baring Street

Between Jan. 1 and Jan. 12, 3100 block of Powelton Avenue

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Jan. 8, 2:30 a.m. 3000 block of Market Street

Jan. 11, 7:50 p.m. 3500 block of Race Street

Jan. 5, 10 Shurs Ln.

Jan. 8, 10:30 p.m. 100 block of N. 32nd Street

Jan. 9, 200 block of N. Broad Street

Jan. 9, 6:43 p.m. 3300 block of Market Street

Jan. 11, 6:20 p.m. 3100 block of Chestnut Street

Jan. 4, 12 a.m. to 2:16 p.m. 3100 block of Market Street

Jan. 5, 3200 Chestnut Street

Jan. 14, 4:45 p.m. 3200 block of Market Street

    Crime Report for Jan. 1 to Jan. 14 - The Triangle
    The following crimes occurred on or near campus and were reported to The Triangle by the Drexel University Department of Public Safety between Jan. 1 and Jan. 14. All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement or Drexel Public Safety incident reports. ROBBERY (2) Jan. 8, 2:30 a.m.
    http://thetriangle.org

Jan 19

Learn about development plans for Hawthorne Hall and the United Bank building tonight

The meeting will be held at the United Bank building (3750 Lancaster Ave.), beginning at 7 p.m.

    Learn about development plans for Hawthorne Hall and the United Bank building tonight | West Philly Local
    Posted on 19 January 2017 Here's an opportunity to learn about future development of two properties in Powelton Village - Hawthorne Hall and the United Bank building. People's Emergency Center (PEC) will present updates on the potential uses of these two properties at tonight's community meeting, and neighbors are invited to participate in the visioning process.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

Jan 18

Handful of West Philly properties designated historic, including wee district

435-41 N 38th Street, Christ Methodist Episcopal Church, Mt. Pleasant Primitive Baptist

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3827-33 Powelton Avenue, Pennsylvania Industrial Home for Blind Women

420-34 S 42nd Street, the 420 Row Historic District

22-26 S 40th Street, West Philadelphia Institute

5250 Wayne Avenue, Methodist Episcopal Church of the Advocate

4054 Chestnut Street, rescission request

4046 and 4048 Chestnut Street

9/26 Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority is offering Purchase and Development of 800-30 Vine Street

150 N. 6th Street

    Handful of West Philly properties designated historic, including wee district
    Friday's meeting of the Historical Commission opened with the latest twist in the ongoing St. Laurentius saga, but otherwise the meeting proceeded in a fairly breezy fashion.
    http://planphilly.com

Jan 17

Historical Commission designates 420-434 S. 42nd “historic district,” first in city since 2010

The building is currently owned by the Rudolphy/Mercy-Douglass Home for the Blind and was opened in 1880 as the Pennsylvania Industrial Home for Blind Women. The four-story, red brick building sits across from Presbyterian Hospital on the northeast corner of Powelton and Saunders.

• 435-41 North 38th Street

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Historical Commission designates 420-434 S. 42nd “historic district,” first in city since 2010

22-26 S. 40th St.

...Health Consortium owns this property. This mansard-roofed building sits at the northwest corner of 40th and Ludlow. It has been changed significantly over the years and its facade is now largely covered...

3827-33 Powelton Ave.

    Historical Commission designates 420-434 S. 42nd "historic district," first in city since 2010 | West Philly Local
    Posted on 17 January 2017 The Philadelphia Historical Commission voted Friday to designate the west side of the 400 block of of S. 42nd Street (420-434 S. 42nd) a historic district, a significant victory for local preservationists who want to protect historic buildings from the rapid development sweeping many of the city's neighborhoods.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

Jan 17

  • Technology Addition

    Mrs. Shaw is asking for $240.82:
    My students need a Chromebook and accessories such as a protective sleeve and headphones.
    Samuel Powel Elementary School Comment

Jan 17

Day Of Service: Chosen 300 Serves Up Food, Clothes, Slice Of MLK History

Jenkins says the 40th and Lancaster spot also served up a slice of history:

    Day Of Service: Chosen 300 Serves Up Food, Clothes, Slice Of MLK History
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Helping the homeless was a big part of MLK Day of Service throughout the region. Chosen 300 Ministries was among the many area organizations giving back to those in need. In their West Philadelphia location, a worship service to begin the evening.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

Jan 17

Jan 16

  • Classroom Supplies

    Mrs. Shaw is asking for $221.86:
    My students need various items, such as computer mice, colored paper, stickers, sanitizing wipes, and laminating pouches.
    Samuel Powel Elementary School Comment

Jan 12

MLK Day of Service: events, volunteer opportunities

• McMichael School Makeover – 9 a.m.-2 p.m. – 3543 Fairmount Ave.

...the annual MLK Day of Service at Drexel University’s Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships (3509 Spring Garden St). Parents, caregivers and children of all ages are encouraged to participate. Children’s books will...

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2015 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Rittenhouse Square 19103, 39.9507675, -75.1743305

• 3rd Annual MLK Day of Raising Consciousness at West Philadelphia High School, hosted by State Rep. James Roebuck – 9:15 a.m. – 4901 Chestnut St.

    MLK Day of Service: events, volunteer opportunities | West Philly Local
    Posted on 12 January 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Day is this Monday (Jan. 16). Here's a list of events and Day of Service opportunities for local residents. Some events are being held starting this weekend and will go on until Feb. 2. More MLK Day of Service community projects can be found here.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

Jan 05

Philadelphia Historical Commission

ADDRESS: 435-41 N 38TH ST

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336-38 S 6TH ST

703-07 N 8TH ST

Owner: 222 Fitzwater LLC

ADDRESS: 420-34 S 42ND ST

ADDRESS: 22-26 S 40TH ST

Owner: 4046-48 Chestnut Street LP

    Philadelphia Historical Commission
    AGENDA 653RD STATED MEETING OF THE PHILADELPHIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION FRIDAY, 13 JANUARY 2017, 9:00 A.M. 1515 ARCH STREET, ROOM 18-029 BOB THOMAS, CHAIR 1. ADOPTION OF MINUTES, 652ND STATED MEETING, 9 DECEMBER 2016 Bob Thomas, Chair 2. REQUESTS TO CONTINUE NOMINATION REVIEWS ADDRESS: 1642 FITZWATER ST CONTINUE AND REMAND TO FEB.
    http://planphilly.com

Jan 04

Multiple injuries reported in trolley crash at 38th and Lancaster

Multiple injuries reported in trolley crash at 38th and Lancaster

    Multiple injuries reported in trolley crash at 38th and Lancaster | West Philly Local
    Posted on 04 January 2017 Forty-six people were injured this afternoon when two trolleys collided near 38th and Lancaster in West Philadelphia, according to SEPTA and media reports. Two Route 10 trolleys were traveling in the same direction when one rear-ended the other, according to a report by Metro.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

Jan 04

SEPTA Trolleys Crash in West Philadelphia

Two SEPTA trolleys crashed Wednesday in West Philadelphia at the intersection of Lancaster Avenue and 38th Street, injuring more than 40 people.

    SEPTA Trolleys Crash in West Philadelphia
    Two SEPTA trolleys crashed Wednesday in West Philadelphia at the intersection of Lancaster Avenue and 38th Street, injuring more than 40 people.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Jan 04

46 injured in SEPTA trolley collision in West Philadelphia

The incident was reported shortly before 1:30 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of 38th Street and Lancaster Avenue.

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SEPTA service is being affected. There is no service between 36th and Market and 38th and Lancaster.

    46 injured in SEPTA trolley collision
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW BREAKING NEWS 46 injured in SEPTA trolley collision BREAKING NEWS School placed on lockdown after threat in Cherry Hill BREAKING NEWS 3pm UPDATE: School lockdown; SEPTA trolleys collide; AccuWeather tracks Friday snow 46 people have suffered minor injuries in an accident involving two SEPTA trolleys in West Philadelphia.
    http://6abc.com

Jan 04

2 SEPTA trolleys crash in Powelton

The crash involving the Route 10 trolleys happened about 1 p.m. near 38th Street and Lancaster Avenue, SEPTA said.

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Rte 10: Board any WB trolley to 30th St. Take MFL service to 40th St. for trolleys. No service btwn 36th & Market & 38th Lancaster.

    2 SEPTA trolleys crash in Powelton
    Two SEPTA trolleys crashed in Philadelphia's Powelton section Wednesday afternoon. The crash involving the Route 10 trolleys happened about 1 p.m. near 38th Street and Lancaster Avenue, SEPTA said. There were reports of injuries but the number of people hurt wasn't immediately known. The injuries were not believed to be life-threatening, according to the transit agency.
    http://www.philly.com

Jan 04

Two Trolleys Crash in West Philadelphia

Scene @ 38th and Lancaster, where witnesses on @SEPTA trolley say they smashed into the back of another trolley w/o warning @NBCPhiladelphiapic.twitter.com/CmlKlapNtm — Rosemary Connors (@RosemaryConnors) January 4, 2017

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Rte 10: Board any WB trolley to 30th St. Take MFL service to 40th St. for trolleys. No service btwn 36th & Market & 38th Lancaster.

    Two Trolleys Crash in West Philadelphia
    Two trolleys crashed on Lancaster Avenue in West Philadelphia, and there were initial reports of injuries.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Jan 04

2 SEPTA Trolleys Involved In Crash In West Philadelphia

The crash occurred at 38th Street and Lancaster Avenue around 12:49 p.m., the Philadelphia Fire Department said.

    2 SEPTA Trolleys Involved In Crash In West Philadelphia
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Two SEPTA trolleys were involved in an accident Wednesday afternoon in West Philadelphia. The crash occurred at 38th Street and Lancaster Avenue around 12:49 p.m., the Philadelphia Fire Department said. There are no life-threatening injuries. The trolley line has not been shut down, and is currently being diverted.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

Jan 04

30 injured in SEPTA trolley collision in West Philadelphia

The incident was reported shortly before 1:30 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of 38th Street and Lancaster Avenue.

    30 injured in SEPTA trolley collision
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW BREAKING NEWS 30 injured in SEPTA trolley collision BREAKING NEWS School placed on lockdown after threat in Cherry Hill More than 30 people have suffered minor injuries in an accident involving two SEPTA trolleys in West Philadelphia. The incident was reported shortly before 1:30 p.m.
    http://6abc.com

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