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Independence Day 2015: Where to Celebrate July 4th in Philadelphia

Standard Tap (901 N 2nd St.)

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Independence Seaport Museum (211 S Columbus Blvd.)

East Passyunk PHS Pop-Up Garden (9th & Wharton)

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A Gorilla in the Gallery

...it, and much more, was made available in the reading room of the library at 7th and Spring Garden...

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Zion Lutheran School, 325 Cherry Street, May 1, 1859. Photograph by Frederick DeBourg Richards. (PhillyHistory.org/Library Company of Philadelphia)

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The Tree is Missing From Leithgow Street, and so is the Street

Remember the 800 block of N. Leithgow Street in Northern Liberties? A few years back, we visited this little block, noting a bunch of development nearby. We also noted that a tree was growing out of the middle of the street, something you certainly don't see every day.

...block can only be accessed via Reno Street, which can only be accessed via the 800 block of N. Lawrence Street. Both corners of Lawrence & Reno have been redeveloped in recent years...

...can only be accessed via the 800 block of N. Lawrence Street. Both corners of Lawrence & Reno have been redeveloped in recent years...

Looking north from the corner of Leithgow & Reno

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Calendar: July 1-8

...gallery talk with Osborne will take place on July 12. Through July 18. Cerulean Arts, 1355 Ridge Ave. 267.514.8647. ceruleanarts.com

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The Philadelphia Orchestra celebrates the spirit of each Philly neighborhood with performances from their highly acclaimed ensemble. 8pm. Free. Penn’s Landing, 101 S. Columbus Blvd. 215.893.1900. philorch.org

The world-renowned Philly POPS! presents a patriotic concert in honor of Independence Day. The show features Conductor Michael Krajewski and guest soloists Capathia Jenkins and Darius de Haas. 8pm. Free. Steps of Independence Hall, Sixth and Chestnut streets. welcomeamerica.com

The detailed exhibit highlights the life of one of the most powerful and deadly emperors in history, Genghis Khan. Learn about Mongol warriors, weapons and markets, and see artifacts dated more than 1,000 years old. Through Jan. 3. Franklin Institute, 222 N. 20th St. fi.edu

...telling lies for money at Coney Island. 8pm. $7.50. Playground at The Adrienne Theatre, 2030 Sansom St. adriennelive.org

Start your holiday by freeing your mind at this all-levels yoga class in front of Independence Hall. All proceeds from the class will be donated to the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation. 9:30am. Independence Hall, 520 Chestnut St.

Get the best spot for the fireworks show without standing on your car in bridge gridlock. This luxurious cruise includes a buffet, drinks and dancing along with the best view in the city. 7:30pm. $99-$159. Penn’s Landing, 401 S. Columbus Blvd. spiritcruises.com

Come and see a spectacular boardwalk firework display with a kite-flying competition and entertainment. 10am. Ocean City, 861 Asbury Ave., Ocean City, N.J. ocnj.us

Enjoy the work of director James Pondsoldt as he explores addiction and human connection in Off the Black, about an aging alcoholic high school umpire who forms a bond with a baseball player. 7:30pm. $8-$10. PFS Roxy Theatre, 2023 Sansom St. 267.239.2941. filmadelphia.org

...Festival runs through July 12. Perelman Theater at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, 300 S. Broad St. qflixphilly.com

Actress and Comedian Janeane Garofalo—who is set to star in the upcoming Netflix eight-part sequel to Wet Hot American Summer—heads to Philly with her smart and sarcastic shtick. 6:30pm. $22. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. worldcafelive.com

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June 2015 — Zoning Agenda — Jun 29 & 30

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

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

(6:30) 517-33 Poplar St. – I2 – Masada Builders – A return visit with a proposal for a new bldg. with 40 residential units and ground floor public café.

(7:15) 626 N. 5th St. – ICMX – Herc Grigos – A return visit with a proposal for single family dwellings, parking, a commercial unit and apartments.

(8:00) 1103 N. Galloway – RSA5 – Dan Magno – A return visit with an adjustment to the upper floor and deck.

(6:30) 620 N. 3rd St. – RSA5 – Shimi Zaken – An adjustment to a pre-approved plan for residential units and parking.

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Dog Park Coming to South Kensington! (45 Units Too)

Currently, the east side of 5th Street south of Thompson is an overgrown mess. It's only half a block from Girard Avenue though, making...

...from Girard Avenue though, making it a excellent candidate for redevelopment. Last week, developers for 1213 N. 5th St. came before the community in a South Kensington Community Partners meeting to present information on...

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Northern Liberties Neighbors Association Zoning Meeting

6:30PM - 517-33 Poplar – I2 – Masada Builders – Return visit with a proposal for a new bldg. with 40 residential units and 1st floor café.

7:15 - 626 N. 5th– ICMX – Herc Grigos – Return visit with a proposal for single family dwellings, apartments, commercial unit, and parking.

8:00 - 1103 N. Galloway – RSA5 – Dan Magno – Return visit, adjustment to upper floor & deck.

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