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Neighborhood Gatherings 9-3-2015

3rd Police District, 11th and Wharton streets, holds a Captain’s Townhall meeting 6 p.m. Sept. 9 at the district. 215-686-3030. phillypolice.com/districts/3rd

Chew Rec Center holds a monthly meeting 6:30 p.m. Sept. 3 at the center, 1800 Ellsworth St.

Hawthorne Empowerment Coalition holds a General Meeting 7:30 to 9 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Hawthorne Cultural Center, 1200 Carpenter St. 215-735-1225. info@hecphilly.org. hecphilly.org.

Newbold Neighbors Association holds a Public Zoning meeting 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Reed Street Presbyterian Apartments, 1401 S. 16th St. president@newboldneighbors.org. newboldneighbors.org.

South of South Neighborhood Association, 1901 Christian St., holds a General Meeting (with SOSNA Board nominations) 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 9 at the SOSNA office. southofsouth.org. 215-732-8446. 

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Bella Vista Neighbors Association holds a Beautification meeting 6:30 p.m. and a Board Meeting 7:30 p.m., both Sept. 8, at Palumbo Rec Center, 725 S. 10th St. 267-872-4686. bellavistaneighbors.org.

Lower Moyamensing Civic Association holds a Monthly Lunch noon to 2 p.m. Sept. 3 at AmeriThai, 1244 Snyder Ave. lomophilly@gmail.com. lomophilly.org..

Passyunk Square Civic Association holds a Game Night 7:30 to 9 p.m. Sept. 3 at the PHS Pop-Up Garden, Ninth and Wharton streets; and a Zoning Committee Meeting 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 8 (Location TBD). contact@passyunk.org. passyunksquare.org.

Queen Village Neighbors Association, 405 Queen St., recommends the Philadelphia Honey Festival 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 3 at Tattooed Mom, 530 South St.; and the Mario Lanza Music Concert 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 6 at the park, 200 Catharine St. qvna.org for complete details. 215-339-0975.

Queen Village Neighbors Association, 405 Queen St., recommends the Philadelphia Honey Festival 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 3 at Tattooed Mom, 530 South St.; and the Mario Lanza Music Concert 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 6 at the park, 200 Catharine St. qvna.org for complete details. 215-339-0975.

    South Philly Review
    17th Police District, 20th and Federal streets, holds a Captain's Townhall Meeting and Community Meeting 5:30 p.m. Sept. 8 at the district. 215-686-3170. phillypolice.com/districts/17th. 3rd Police District, 11th and Wharton streets, holds a Captain's Townhall meeting 6 p.m. Sept. 9 at the district. 215-686-3030. phillypolice.com/districts/3rd Bella Vista Neighbors Association holds a Beautification meeting 6:30 p.m.
    http://www.southphillyreview.com

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TONIGHT: Public Meeting for Washington Avenue

From 6pm to 7:30pm at the Rock School for Dance Education at 1101 South Broad Street, the Mayor’s Office of Transportation and Utilities, The Planning Commission, and the Streets Department...

    TONIGHT: Public Meeting for Washington Avenue - Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia
    The next step in the public's efforts to get much-needed safety improvements on the nightmare of a road that is Washington Avenue will be happening TONIGHT. From 6pm to 7:30pm at the Rock School for Dance Education at 1101 South Broad Street, the Mayor's Office of Transportation and Utilities, The Planning Commission, and the Streets ...
    http://bicyclecoalition.org

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Fringe Picks!

...really no gimmick. You’ve been warned. Now go. Sept. 4-13, $15, Headlong Studios, 1170 S. Broad St. —Mark Cofta

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...and give it new life? Sept. 3-12, $20, Venice Island Performing Arts & Recreation Center, 7 Lock St. —Mark Cofta

...pop iconography and absurdity. Sept. 10-13, 17-20, $30-$40, Opera in the City, 1526 North American St. —Mark Cofta

...a shared experience between actor and audience.” Through Sat., Sept. 5, $15, Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre, 2111 Sansom St. —Mark Cofta

...maybe we’ll have some kind of answer. Sept. 11-20, $15, Ruba Club Studios, 416 Green St. —Mark Cofta

...revealing the timeless qualities of overlooked works of importance. Sept. 1-20, $25, Physick House, 321 South Fourth St. —Mark Cofta

...under any circumstances, stray from the path. Sept. 9-13, 15-19, $20, FDR Park, 1500 Pattison Ave. —Mark Cofta

...all up close and personal at the Adobe Café. Sept. 9-14, $10, Adobe Café, 1919 E. Passyunk Ave. —Mark Cofta

...is donating pro­ceeds to medical charities. Sept. 10-19, $10, The People’s House, 1323 Mifflin St. —Mark Cofta

...make The Light Princess a Neighborhood Fringe must-see. Sept. 11-13, $10, Lantern Theater, 923 Ludlow St. —Mark Cofta

...a nice invitation to keep your mind and ears open. Sept. 19, $15, Performance Garage, 1515 Brandywine St. —Deni Kasrel

...a state we experience in our daily lives. Sept. 9-19, $25-$35, Latvian Society, 531 N. Seventh St. —Deni Kasrel

...but ultimately hopeful.” Sept. 4-6, 11-13, 18-19, $15, William Way LGBT Center, 1315 Spruce St. —SJ Punderson

...painting, even a “Pope Binder.” Sept. 5-6, 12-13, 19, free, Global Dye Works, 4500 Worth St. —SJ Punderson

...own escapes, however they may choose to define them. Sept. 18-20, $10, Las Parcelas, 2248 N. Palethorp St. —Marc Snitzer

...hunger for attention and the actions taken to receive it. Sept. 8-13, $15, 1fiftyone, 151 N. Third St. —Marc Snitzer

    Fringe Picks!
    City Paper critics pick the winners.
    http://citypaper.net

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TONIGHT: Washington Avenue Information and Orientation at Tattooed Mom (feat. Discount Tacos)

And so, on Thursday, the city has agreed to hold a public meeting to discuss the future of Washington Avenue. That meeting will be held on September 3 at 1100 South Broad Street, at 6pm.

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But tonight, the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia will be holding a pre-meeting to get all interested supporters and advocates ready for Thursday. The meeting will be held upstairs at Tattooed Mom at 530 South Street at 6pm. RSVP for the event here. 

    TONIGHT: Washington Avenue Information and Orientation at Tattooed Mom (feat. Discount Tacos) - Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia
    This week is crucial for the future of Washington Avenue. The extra-wide South Philly arterial, consisting of mostly small businesses on the east and contractor materials and auto supplies on the west, is a failed street. With 327 crashes per year, it is unsafe for all road users and has become known for its faded ...
    http://bicyclecoalition.org

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Universal Community Homes (NAC) Service Area Briefing

Universal Community Homes (NAC) Community Service Area Briefing
Affordable Care Act (OBAMACARE)-Enroll America
Church of the Redeemer (Banquet hall) 2421 Dickinson St
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 6:30-8:00
Call Iliyaas - 215-910-6317

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Renovations Furnish Lawsonia Building With Good Fortune

...Development and is named after Treyball’s ill-fated studio complex that was planned for Broad Street and Washington Avenue, proposed a new, much larger plan–40 apartments with ground floor retail and a three...

    Renovations Furnish Lawsonia Building With Good Fortune
    The Lawsonia Building, on the 1100 block of Spring Garden Street, has been a fixture of the neighborhood for 85 years. For seven straight decades this short, lean factory punched a time clock for a plumbing supply company and later a hand-crafted furniture workshop.
    http://hiddencityphila.org

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UBB’s so Hot This Week: Philly Events August 31 – September 6, 2015

...Washington Ave can be. Thursday, September 3rd at 6 PM; Rock School for Dance Education; 1101 S Broad Street; <a href="https://www.facebook.com/events/1607822989491551/" onclick="__gaTracker('send', 'event', 'outbound-article', 'https...

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...My Worldview</em>“, info about seizures and baseball. <em>Wednesday at 7:30pm, Frankford Hall, 1210 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19114, $5. <a href="https://www.facebook.com/events/693902760709523/" onclick="__gaTracker('send...

...Coalition will host an info session at Tattooed Mom. Tuesday, September 1st at 6 PM; 530 South Street,<a href="https://www.facebook.com/events/385980074932099/" onclick="__gaTracker('send', 'event', 'outbound-article', 'https...

...September 1st, 2015 from 5-7 PM; Pennypack Park, Philadelphia, PA 19152, (For GPS use: State Rd & Rhawn St, Philadelphia, PA 19136). <a href="http://unitedbyblue.com/collections/cleanups/products/pennypack-creek-cleanup-in...

...United by Blue to see watercolor paintings by local artist Ellie Moniz & complimentary coffee cocktails. 144 N 2nd St, Friday, Sept 4th from 6-9 PM; <a href="http://unitedbyblue.com/collections/cleanups/products...

...strong>: Catch Little Shop of Horrors in Clark Park! Friday, September 4 at 7 PM; 43rd & Baltimore; <a href="https://www.facebook.com/events/855997834475568/" onclick="__gaTracker('send', 'event', 'outbound-article', 'https...

...of how beer is evaluated for each category. Visit the “other” United by Blue Location; 3421 Walnut Street, Friday, September 4th from 6-9 PM; $25, <a href="http://unitedbyblue.com/collections/upcoming...

    UBB's so Hot This Week: Philly Events August 31 - September 6, 2015
    Happy Monday! Hope you got to get outside! I was lucky to spend Saturday on a Stand Up Paddleboard, enjoying the serene water while the warm weather lasts. Whether you spent the weekend running or ...
    http://www.greenphillyblog.com

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Washington Avenue Public Meeting

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    Washington Avenue Public Meeting
    Washington Avenue Public Meeting Thursday, September 3, 2015 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM EDT The Rock School for Dance Education 1101 South Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19147 This is a public meeting to discuss restriping Washington Avenue. The Bicycle Coalition is holding an information/training session Tuesday before this meeting.
    http://planphilly.com

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From the Newsletter: Zoning – Location Change!

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    Passyunk Square Civic Association " From the Newsletter: Zoning - Location Change!
    30 Aug 2015 06:02 pm Another busy month ahead for the zoning committee, and we want to start with 2 important announcements: 1. Our Location Has Changed!!! The September 8, 7:00 pm zoning meeting will be held at Saint Maron's Church at 1013 Ellsworth Street. 2.
    http://www.passyunksquare.org

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Donate Today: School Supply Drive Ends September 2

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    Passyunk Square Civic Association " Donate Today: School Supply Drive Ends September 2
    Friends of Jackson and Friends of Kirkbride Elementary need help collecting school supplies for our local students! Can you help by donating any of the items on the list below? Drop-off boxes are at the ACME Markets store at 10th & Reed and at the firehouse at 12th & Reed, from today until September 2.
    http://www.passyunksquare.org

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PPD 17th Police District community-police bike ride for peace. Mon Aug 31st 2015 9am 20th & federal

PPD 17th Police District community-police bike ride for peace. Monday August 31st 2015 9am 20th & Federal Streets.

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Reviving The Potential Of Broad & Washington

...developer Rory Scerri-Marion’s Ampere Capital Group will demolish a car mechanic shop at 1111 South Broad Street, not far from Bart Blatstein’s proposed “vertical Piazza,” and replace it with a 5...

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On Monday Pearl Properties purchased the 1931 Art Deco building at 1618-22 Chestnut Street, a nationally historic structure and the home of the Art Institute of Philadelphia since 1982...

    Reviving The Potential Of Broad & Washington
    In another indication of Broad & Washington's revitalization, developer Rory Scerri-Marion's Ampere Capital Group will demolish a car mechanic shop at 1111 South Broad Street, not far from Bart Blatstein's proposed "vertical Piazza," and replace it with a 5-story mixed-use with 42 one and two bed apartment units, reports the Passyunk Post.
    http://hiddencityphila.org

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Double jeopardy

...said. Upon arrival, they found the first complainant sitting on a lawn chair on the 1700 block of Wharton Street and had her transported to Thomas Jefferson University Hospital for a gunshot wound to her...

...arrested Hakiem Andrews, of the 1200 block of South 23rd Street, at Scotty’s Bar, 1420 Ellsworth St., and charged the 43-year-old with assault and firearms violations. He had not posted...

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...the same block. At 1:24 a.m. Saturday, officers arrested Hakiem Andrews, of the 1200 block of South 23rd Street, at Scotty’s Bar, 1420 Ellsworth St., and charged the 43-year-old with assault...

    South Philly Review
    Two people ended up shot in Grays Ferry, with police nabbing a suspect on Saturday. At approximately 7:58 p.m. Friday, authorities responded to a radio call for a person with a gun and of two people shot on the highway, Detective Danielle Tolliver of South Detective Division said.
    http://www.southphillyreview.com

Aug 26

2 A.M. Eats: Broad Street Diner

1135 S. Broad St.

    2 A.M. Eats: Broad Street Diner
    It turned out that mercy, South-Philly style, was on the menu, too.
    http://citypaper.net

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Let’s Get to Work on Washington Avenue

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    Let's Get to Work on Washington Avenue - Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia
    Earlier this summer, almost 400 Bicycle Coalition members, supporters and advocates told Mayor Michael Nutter, Council Members Squilla and Johnson, and the Streets Department that the status quo is not acceptable. Washington Avenue is dangerous. It needs to be made safer, and it's well past time that it happens.
    http://bicyclecoalition.org

Aug 25

Catherine Collins Wynne, 102, charitable volunteer

In 1976, according to its website, four young people opened the Cathedral Kitchen "to the poor and hungry of Camden." It is now in the 1500 block of Federal Street.

    Catherine Collins Wynne, 102, charitable volunteer
    Posted: Tuesday, August 25, 2015, 3:01 AM Catherine Collins Wynne, 102, of Haddonfield, who, as a volunteer in her 60s, helped develop two charitable organizations in Camden, died Tuesday, Aug. 18, at home. In the early 1970s, son Michael said, Mrs. Wynne; her husband, Bernard; "and six to 12 others" organized the Rev.
    http://www.philly.com

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Aug 22

1900 Block of Ellsworth St.

Someone busted the back windshield of a Black or dark grey 4 door sedan with Georgia plates. Please come check on your vehicle.

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Police: 2 Injured In Point Breeze Shooting

Police say the shooting was reported Friday night at the 1700 block of Wharton Street.

    Triple Shooting Reported In Point Breeze
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A triple shooting has been reported in Philadelphia's Point Breeze neighborhood, according to police. Police say the shooting was reported Friday at the 1700 block of Wharton Street. Police say an elderly female was shot in the leg and two males were shot.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

Aug 22

Man, woman injured in Point Breeze double shooting

It happened around 8:30 Friday night in the 1700 block of Wharton Street.

    Man, woman injured in Point Breeze double shooting
    Police are investigating a double shooting that injured a man and a woman in South Philadelphia&#39;s Point Breeze section.
    http://6abc.com

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