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Neighborhood Bike Works announces move to Lancaster Avenue

The 20-year-old nonprofit will move to 3939 and 3943 Lancaster Avenue in West Philadelphia.

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Arrest in playground murder

Eric McFarland, 24, of Reno Street near 39th, was charged with murder and related offenses for the death of Kenneth Williams, 24, of Aspen Street near 40th, police said. McFarland allegedly shot Williams in the head and back after an argument just before 1:30 a.m., police said.

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Eric McFarland, 24, of Reno Street near 39th, was charged with murder and related offenses for the death of Kenneth Williams, 24, of Aspen Street near 40th, police said. McFarland allegedly shot Williams in the head and back after an argument just before 1:30 a.m., police said.

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US Education Secretary Visits Philadelphia, Touting Summer Jobs For Youth

At a Free Library branch at 34th and Haverford Avenue, Duncan was joined by Mayor Nutter and schools superintendent William Hite.

6 days ago

Neighborhood Bike Works Announces Move to Lancaster Avenue

The 20-year-old nonprofit will move to 3939 and 3943 Lancaster Avenue in West Philadelphia.

May 21

Crime and Policy Violation Report May 8 to May 22

May 13 to May 16, 3200 Hamilton St.

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May 8, 200 N. 33 St.

May 10, 3400 Chestnut St.

May 12, 3400 Lancaster Ave.

May 12 to May 16, 400 N. 42nd St.

May 21

After years on Penn’s campus, Neighborhood Bike Works to open new hub on Lancaster Avenue

...The new site is located at two side-by-side storefront properties – at 3939 and 3943 Lancaster Avenue. It is one mile from NBW’s current headquarters in the basement of St...

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NBW has also announced that they will close their North Philly location at 1424-26 W. Susquehanna Ave after the fall season.

May 21

Residents, business owners vow to save historic Powelton Village block from demolition

“The developers are moving in just as fast as their little legs will carry them,” said Mary Norris, who lives on the 3600 block of Hamilton. “Every tiny thing between two buildings is being built on.”

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It was standing room only last night at the Community Education Center as residents and business owners discussed the future of the 3600 block of Lancaster Avenue, one of the signature blocks in the Powelton Village neighborhood (photo by West Philly Local).

Looking west from the southeast corner of 36th and Lancaster at the “Lancaster Mews” the commercial and residential strip along the 3600 block of Lancaster that dates back to the 1870s and that appears slated for redevelopment (Photo by West Philly Local).

...neighborhoods in recent years, including Drexel’s construction of a 24-floor residence hall at 34th and Lancaster...

May 21

Preservation to Demolition: Why Lancaster Mews Matters

According to resident and local property owner Hanley Bodek, 3810 Hamilton Street is the latest house under threat. Over the past three decades, Bodek  – along with his...

Now, there are few vacant lots left in Powelton.  Bodek owns 3808 Hamilton, the adjacent twin to the house now under threat.  He restored the brick house at a time when “nobody wanted these houses.”  Now, there are few vacant lots left in Powelton.

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36th and Lancaster Avenue, looking south down 36th Street towards the Market Street elevated line station. The line was...

...under demolition. The “Old Quaker Building” on the left survives as apartments. The intersection of 36th and Market Street was the heart of the so-called “Black Bottom” area. Photograph dated November 17, 1947...

...Saffron wrote in her “Changing Skyline” Inquirer column that the 1870s Second Empire building at 3600 Lancaster Avenue may be yet another victim of University City’s “frenzied real estate market...

Lancaster Avenue, which branches out diagonally at the intersection of 30th Street and Market and continues all the way to Lancaster City, is the oldest turnpike in the country...

...buildings in the area were completely without flair. The now vanished William Penn Theater at 4063 Lancaster had an auditorium just as glamorous as the (now half demolished) Boyd’s near Rittenhouse...

The street fronts of Lancaster Mews, 3612 Lancaster Avenue, December 12, 1951.

May 21

And Now, Today’s GOOD NEWS: Neighborhood Bike Works To Create A Bike Education Hub In West Philly

The organization’s new headquarters will be at 3939 and 3943 Lancaster Avenue. This site, which is actually two side-by-side storefront properties, is one mile from...

May 21

May 20

NBW is moving! This fall we will create a new community shop and bike education...

NBW is moving! This fall we will create a new community shop and bike education hub at 3939 and 3943 Lancaster Avenue in West Philadelphia. Read all about it here: http://bit.ly/1cOLNjU

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May 18

Writing action begins anew today at all four of our Mighty sites: • MW South, 1...

• MW West, 39th & Lancaster

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• MW South, 15th & Christian

• MW North, Church of the Advocate, 18th & Diamond

May 17

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Brunch spots for graduation

Alongside 38th Street and Lancaster Avenue, Reed’s is a more intimate and inexpensive location to sit and enjoy brunch over...

Last on the list comes Texas Wiener, a brunch-time gem on the corner near 40th and Lancaster. They serve more than hot dogs, offering breakfast options that don’t surprise but satisfy...

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With one location near 36th and Lancaster streets, one at the corner of 40th and Ludlow streets and another at 43rd and...

With one location near 36th and Lancaster streets, one at the corner of 40th and Ludlow streets and another at 43rd and Baltimore streets, you shouldn’t need to take a...

...and Lancaster streets, one at the corner of 40th and Ludlow streets and another at 43rd and Baltimore streets, you shouldn’t need to take a trolley (‘green line’) to get to the...

If you have the means to quickly travel to Rittenhouse, keep Café Lutecia on your radio for a good French brunch at 23rd and Lombard streets.

Not far is Day By Day on 21st and Sansom streets. Get baked apple pancakes or huevos rancheros for under $15.

May 15

Crime and Policy Violation Report May 1 to May 8

May 8, 1 a.m. to 1:45 a.m. 3200 Powelton Ave.

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May 11, 1 a.m. to 5:30 a.m. 3500 block of Market Street

May 1, 3400 Chestnut St.

May 3 to May 4, 3500 Race St.

May 5, 10:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. 3300 Market St.

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May 13

Jaw Dropper of the Week: Beautifully Touched Up Victorian in Powelton Village

...Don’t be. (This house is a prize, we assure you.) Nestled on the leafy 3400 block of Baring Street, the three-story Victorian blends its pristine original features with a slew of newer details...

3404 Baring St, Philadelphia, PA, 19104

May 13

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