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Women robbed by 2 suspects in Northern Liberties

Surveillance video from the scene shows the 24 and 27-year-old women walking on the 400 block of Fairmount Avenue when they were approached by two unknown males.

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Brutal Robbery Caught On Camera In Northern Liberties

...re about to see two women walk into a nightmare. They're walking along the 400 block of Fairmount Avenue in Northern Liberties when two men approach them in front of a construction zone. Surveillance...

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Happy Hour: Lloyd Whiskey Bar

When the news came that Nick Elmi was taking over the kitchen at Morgan's Pier (221 N Columbus...

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Lloyd Whiskey Bar (529 E Girard Ave.) is discreetly offering up one of the best ways to drink (the nice stuff) in the city. It's a three-headed monster of drink discounts and cheap eats:

Tria Fitler Square (2227 Pine St.) is set to open early April, and that's a very exciting occasion...

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Police: Suspects Steal iPhone, Gift Cards From 2 Females In Northern Liberties

The incident occurred around 10:40 p.m. on March 20 on the 400 block of Fairmount Avenue.

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Robbery 400 Fairmount Ave DC# 15 06 012528

Robbery 400 Fairmount Ave DC# 15 06 012528

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Robbery Rite Aide 1315 E Washington Lane DC# 12-14-005445 - Duration: 3:43. by PhiladelphiaPolice 3,565 views

Burglary 1511 Pine St. Mexico on the Square DC# 11-09-057295 - Duration: 2:16. by PhiladelphiaPolice 962 views

Burglary 4223 Germantown Ave DC# 12-39-016128 - Duration: 2:31. by PhiladelphiaPolice 1,545 views

Theft 4104 G Street DC# 12-25-045273 - Duration: 1:33. by PhiladelphiaPolice 1,090 views

Theft 4201 Henry Ave DC# 12-39-011741 - Duration: 3:07. by PhiladelphiaPolice 1,257 views

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Women Forced to Ground & Robbed in NoLibs

The victims, a 24 and 27-year-old woman, were walking along Fairmount Avenue near 4th Street around 10:40 p.m. last Friday when the two men approached them next to a construction site, Philadelphia Police said. They grabbed both women and pushed them to the snowy sidewalk.

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SustainaBall: Get Decked out & Dance with SBN

<li><strong>Where</strong>: The German Society of Pennsylvania, 611 Spring Garden St., Philadelphia, PA 19123</li>

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Nick Elmi talks summer at Morgan's Pier

When the news came that Nick Elmi was taking over the kitchen at Morgan's Pier (221 N Columbus Blvd.) this summer it something of a surprise. Coming from a tasting menu only jewel box of a restaurant on East Passyunk Avenue to a giant 500 seater on the Delaware is a big transition to say the least.

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Tria Fitler Square (2227 Pine St.) is set to open early April, and that's a very exciting occasion...

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Wanted: Suspects for Robbery in the 6th District [VIDEO]

...pm, the complainants, two females 24 & 27 years-of-age, were walking west on the 400 block of Fairmount Avenue when they were approached by two unknown males who forced them to the ground. While...

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Updated Mar. 26th

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

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.

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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-         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. 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. 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.

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

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. 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

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

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At Philly FIGHT's new clinic for ex-offenders, patients with multiple illnesses are the norm

At the corner of Orianna and Poplar streets, next to a bustling dog...

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...There's also talk of a larger space near the clinic's current offices at 13th and Locust streets...

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Restaurant Openings: Bowling bites, dim sum and fish tacos

At the corner of Orianna and Poplar streets, next to a bustling dog...

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...30 a.m.- 9 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m. 218 N. 13th St., 267-514-2884, nomwah.com...

...margs, cervezas, aguas frescas and Mexican Cokes. Open daily 11 a.m.-9 p.m. 1901 Callowhill St., 215-302-3530, buenaondatacos.com...

...of wood-fired pizzas, wings and sandwiches. Open daily 4 p.m.-2 a.m. 19 E. Oregon Ave., 215-389-2695, southbowlphilly.com...

Looking Forward | This month, Tria Café (2227 Pine St.) is welcoming its fourth outpost, this time on Fitler Square. The café will offer the...

...Michael Griffiths, veterans of Stateside and Fork, are going out on their own with Helm (1303 N. Fifth St.), a mid-priced BYO with a seasonally rotating menu. And finally Triangle Tavern (1338 S...

...Fifth St.), a mid-priced BYO with a seasonally rotating menu. And finally Triangle Tavern (1338 S. 10th St.), the long-shuttered South Philly barroom at the intersection of 10th and Reed, is poised...

...Tavern (1338 S. 10th St.), the long-shuttered South Philly barroom at the intersection of 10th and Reed, is poised for a comeback by the minds behind Royal Tavern, Khyber and Cantina. Taking...

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Philly Spring Cleanup Day 2015

<p>We’ll be hosting our site again at 8th & Poplar in Philadelphia. We’ll have the signup page on Facebook soon.</p>

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New Home on Green Street Will Just Add to the Bonanza in Northern Liberties

...building. Just across the street, a proposal to knock down the Color Reflections warehouse at 413 Green St., and build ten new homes, with four fronting Green and the rest facing Wallace was...

...was approved last summer. In January, workers were inside the main Color Reflections building at 4th & Green that in the summer of 2012 we told you was slated to be converted into...

Nearby, at 4th & Brown, the former Pride of the Sea warehouse was demolished in 2012, and new homes have...

...was demolished in 2012, and new homes have appeared across from Honey's. Along the 400 block of Fairmount Ave., the former Transatlantic Warehouse will turn into apartments and homes will rise around the corner...

...Warehouse will turn into apartments and homes will rise around the corner. The intersection of 5th & Poplar is another nexus of development. Like we said earlier, that theoretical map that tracks Northern...

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...the sort of framework we consider when we think about smaller projects, like plans at 410 Green St. for a one-off single-family home. On the surface, it's one simple project...


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