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Mar. 30-         Mattioni, Ltd. hosts Fundraiser for Councilman Mark Squilla at 399 Market St., Su. 200, 5:30-7:30 p.m. RSVP LPerryConsulting@gmail.com or Dan (732) 670-3299.

Apr. 2-            Young Involved Phila. hosts City Council Candidate Convention at WHYY, 150 N. 6th St. For tickets yip.ticketleap.com.

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Mar. 26-         GOP Breakfast Series, at Racquet Cl., 215 S 16th St. , open 7:15 a.m., Speaker David Thornburgh, President, Committee of Seventy, 7:45 a.m. Free.

Mar. 26-         State Rep. Leslie Acosta hosts 197 Oportunidades Para Trabajar: Opportunities to Work at Lenfest Ctr., 3890 N. 10th St., 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Résumé-writing workshop 9:30 a.m., interview skills 10:30 a.m.. Dress professionally, bring résumés. For info (215) 457-5281.

Mar. 26-         Marissa Brumbach is hosted Fundraiser for Judge at Ocean Prime, 124 S. 15th (at Sansom), 5:30-7:30 p.m. Beer, wine, soda, hors d’oeuvres. $200 up. RSVP Janine Brumbach Snavely, Treasurer, at MarissaBrumbachForJudge@gmail.com or Madeline (215) 514-1414.

Mar. 26-         Al Schmidt hosts Fundraiser at North Bowl, 909 N. 2nd St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. RSVP and get free t-shirt. Contributions $100.

Mar. 26-         Universal Muslim Business Ass’n hosts Networking Mixer at Masjidullah Ctr. for Excellence, 7401 Limekiln Pk., 6-8 p.m. Members free, non-registered guests $15.

Mar. 26-         Pete Lyde hosts Question & Answer Judicial Candidates Forum at Beckett Life Ctr., 1410 N. 16th St., 6-9 p.m. Supported by Mothers in Charge. Light refreshments, limited seating. Free. Candidates by invitation only. For info Pete (267) 303-3203 or petesoreal@aol.com.

Mar. 26-         12th Ward Democrats host Fundraiser/Social at Treasures, 5549 Germantown Ave., 7-9 p.m. Refreshments. Donation $75. Checks payable to 12th Ward Democratic Exec. Committee, 221 Wenona St., Phila., PA 19144.

Mar. 26-         State Rep. Vanessa Brown hosts Community Briefing at Christian Stronghold Ch., 4701 Lancaster Ave., 7-9 p.m. Featuring Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell, Police Captain Altovise Love-Craighead and former City Deputy Commissioner Dennis Lee. For info (215) 870-6615.

Mar. 28-         Republican City Committee hosts At-Large City Council Debate at German Soc. of Penna., 611 Spring Garden St., 9 a.m.-12 m.

Mar. 29-         53rd & 35th Wards Republican Committees host Fundraiser at Reale’s, 7233 Frankford Ave., 2-6 p.m. Food, beer, wine, soda, dance & live music by the Blu Dogz...

Mar. 29-         Aminah & Sultan Shabazz host Fish Fry for City Commission candidate Omar Sabir at Newman’s Grill, 5946 Germantown Ave., 5-9 p.m. Tickets $15.

Mar. 31-         Sherrie Cohen is hosted Birthday Fundraiser at Tabu Sports Lounge & Bar, 200 S. 12th St., 5:30-8 p.m. Chair $2,900, Host $1,000, Friend $600, Supporter $260, Tickets $60. Donate online at www.cohen4council.com/contribute or

Mar. 31-         United Republican Cl. hosts Republican Party Cigar Night at 3156 Frankford Ave., starting 6 p.m. $95 fee includes cigars, open bar, food, free valet parking, jazz trio, prizes and special guests. For info or to advertise in program book (215) 561-0650.

Apr. 1-          Veterans Concerned Group hosts Meet the Candidates at 5325 Old York Rd., 1-4 p.m. All veterans are welcome. Free lunch furnished.  For info (215) 796-4153 or (267) 278-0823.

Apr. 2-            Judicial candidate Kai Scott is hosted Fish Fry Fundraiser at Champagne, 21 E. Chelten Ave., 6:30-9 p.m. Donation $15. Checks payable to “Friends For Kai Scott”. For info Michael Cogbill (267) 239-3532.

Apr. 3-            38th Ward Spring Fling Beef & Beer at Franklin’s Pub, 3521 Bowman St., 6:30-9 p.m. Donation  $20, Sponsor $250, Friend $100.

Apr. 3-            Mike Tomlinson invites all to Multiple Sclerosis Benefit Fundraiser at FOP Ha., 11630 Caroline Rd. , 7-11 p.m. Tickets $30. Includes food, beer, wine, music. For info Mike (267) 671-8323.

Apr. 4-            State Rep. Rosita Youngblood hosts Community Conversation at Brown’s ShopRite Community Rm., 3400 Fox St., 10 a.m.-12 p.m. For info (215) 849-6426.

Apr. 8-            Council candidate Derek Green is hosted Reception at Tiagha & Assoc., 2112 Walnut St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Patrons $100, Friends $250, Supporters $500. Checks payable to...

Apr. 8-            Jim Kenney is hosted Reception at S. Phila. Tap Rm., 1509 Mifflin St., 5-7 p.m. Platinum $1,000, Gold $500, Silver $250. For info John (215) 769-5764 or

Apr. 8-            Anthony Williams is hosted Cocktail Reception at Continental Midtown Restaurant, 1801 Chestnut St., VIP 5 p.m., General 6-7 p.m. RSVP rsvp@anthonyhwilliams.com.

Apr. 10/11-     State Rep. Vanessa Brown hosts Prom Safety Event and Suit & Gown Giveaway  at Greater Bible Way Temple, 1461 N. 52nd St., 3-7 p.m. Friday, 4-7 p.m. Sunday. For info (215) 870-6615.

Apr. 12-          City Commissioner candidate Lisa Deeley hosts Fundraiser at Original Fluke’s Irish Pub, 7401 State Rd., 1-5 p.m. Donations $30.

Apr. 13-          65th Ward Democratic Committee holds Meeting at Ashburner Inn, 8400 Torresdale Ave., 6:30 p.m. For info John Donohoe (267) 334-3775.

Apr. 14-          Hardy Williams Education Fund presents Scholarship Reception at Tendenza, 969 N. 2nd St., Reception 5:30 p.m., Program 6:30-8 p.m. Dean $15,000, Patron $10,000, Mentor $5,000, Candidate $2,500Full-Page $1,000, Half-Page $500, Tickets $150. For info (215) 843-2027.

Apr. 15-          Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell & Bernadette Wyche host 24th & 46th Ward Mtg. at The Enterprise Ctr., 4548 Market St., 6 p.m.

...Victor Keen & Joe Kluger host Fundraiser for Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown at Bethany Mission Gallery, 237 S. 18th St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Light fare, beverages & music. Sierra Sponsors $1,000, Valencia...

Apr.16-           State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown hosts Know Your Rights Forum at Global Leadership Academy, 4601 W. Girard Ave., 6-8 p.m. Learn rights and responsibilities when interacting with police. Local legal and law-enforcement officials discuss use of force.

Apr. 18-          State Rep. James R. Roebuck offers free document shredding at 4712 Baltimore Ave., 9 a.m.-1 p.m., to protect yourself from identity theft.

Apr. 18-          Donald “Ducky” Birts’ Medallion Scholarship Banquet at 1st Dist. Plaza, 3801 Market St., 6-10 p.m. For info David D. Birts (215) 605-7102.

Apr. 23-          Dr. Rob Cavoto hosts fundraiser for mayoral candidate Jim Kenney at Bliss Restaurant, 220 S. Broad St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Platinum $1,000, Gold $500, Silver $250. Checks payable to “Kenney 2015”. RSVP  Rob (302) 743-6285.

Apr. 28-   Councilwoman Marian Tasco hosts cocktail reception for Derek Green, candidate for city council at large, Estia, 1405 Locust St., 5:30 pm. For info call Kelly Bauer, 610-841-3733.

Apr. 30-          State Rep. John Taylor hosts Spring in Philadelphia Fundraiser at Colonial Dames, 1630 Latimer St., 5:30 p.m. Benefactors $1,000, Patrons $500, Sponsors $250. For info (215) 545-2244 or jct.uta@att.net.

Apr. 30-          Jim Kenney is hosted Reception at American Sardine Bar, 1800 Federal St., 5-7:30 p.m. Platinum $1,000, Gold $500, Silver $250. For info John (215) 769-5764 or

...Pandora Woods hosts Old School Dance Party for Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown at The View, 800 N. Broad St., 6-11 p.m. Dancing, hors d’oeuvres, cash bar. Guests Lt. Gov. Mike Stack...

May 16-          Pre-Election Day Prayer & Praise Breakfast for Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown at Pinn Mem. Ch., 2257 N. 54th St., Register 8 a.m., Program 9-11 a.m., Exhibition & Fellowship 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tickets $40 in advance, $50 at door, students $25. For info (215) 273-1924.

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March 2015 — Zoning Agenda

(7:10) 107 Callowhill St. – RM1 – Steve Maffei – A return visit with an adjustment to a preapproved plan.

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Location: NL Community Center, 700 N. 3rd Street (3rd & Fairmount)

Location: NL Community Center, 700 N. 3rd Street (3rd & Fairmount)

(6:30) 620 N. 3rd St. – RSA5 – Brian Phillips – A return visit with a proposal for a multi-family bldg. with addition of roof decks.

(7:15) 537 N. 3rd St. (Finnagans Wake) – CMX2 – Sam Olshin – A proposal for office uses, additional height, roof deck and first floor Bistro.

(8:00) 118-20 Laurel St. – RSA5 – Tom Wiedenman – A proposal for a duplex with parking.

(6:30) 1040 N. 2nd St. (El Camino) – CMX3 – Owen Kamihira – A proposal to expand into adjacent space on Liberties Walk.

(7:50) 801 N. 2nd St. – CMX2.5 – Zhen Jin – A proposal for grocery store with food service.

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Preservation Watch: How to Designate Chestnut Street as Commercial Architecture

The Director of Advocacy for the Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia, Ben Leech, has a job on his hands today. What is it? Nominate four buildings in the 700 block of Chestnut Street.

Of the four, only 719 Chestnut is currently designated, according to an Alliance survey. The issue is that much of the...

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Past & Future On Chestnut’s 700 Block

...nominate today four examples of nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century commercial architecture on the 700 block of Chestnut Street, reports Plan Philly. “Though the entire block could really be a small historic district (maybe...

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