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Check it out! The receptacles have been placed on the 1200 block of Point Breeze...

Check it out! The receptacles have been placed on the 1200 block of Point Breeze Avenue. Both for trash and for recycling.

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As we move forward , we must find out who's accountable for allowing stores in o...

As we move forward , we must find out who's accountable for allowing stores in our community to sell BB Guns to our kids. If it's okay for our kids to be arrested for having a BB Gun , we must hold the business owners accountable as well.Join us as we bring together different city agencies to discuss this serious issue!!!!!We will get to the bottom of this! It was great that we boycotted the store , now we have to make sure that this never happens again! #actionspeakslouderthanwords

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As we move forward , we must find out who's accountable for allowing stores in o...

As we move forward , we must find out who's accountable for allowing stores in our community to sell BB Guns to our kids. If it's okay for our kids to be arrested for having a BB Gun , we must hold the business owners accountable as well.Join us as we bring together different city agencies to discuss this serious issue!!!!!We will get to the bottom of this! It was great that we boycotted the store , now we have to make sure that this never happens again! #actionspeakslouderthanwords

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The City of Philadelphia has extended the deadline to apply for the Homestead Ex...

The City of Philadelphia has extended the deadline to apply for the Homestead Exemption to December 1, 2014. If you are a homeowner and reside in your home, visit the OPA website to see if you are eligible for a Homestead Exemption, which can save you hundreds of dollars on your real estate taxes. Applications can be completed using the link below.

3 days ago

Next week's Zoning Committee meeting will take place at the SOSNA OFFICE, 1901 C...

Next week's Zoning Committee meeting will take place at the SOSNA OFFICE, 1901 Christian Street, on 9/17/14 at 7pm.

4 days ago

Branching out 9-11-2014

Queen Memorial Branch: Preschool Storytime 10:30 a.m. Sept. 16. 1201 S. 23rd St. 215-685-1899.

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...m. and Beginner English as a Second Language Class 12:30 p.m. Sept. 16. 932 S. Seventh St. 215-686-1766...

Fumo Family Branch: Civics Course 2 to 5 p.m. Sept. 11 and 16; Sleepy-time Stories 10 a.m. and LEGO Club 2-3:30 p.m. Sept. 13; Storytime and Music for Toddlers 10 a.m. Sept. 16. 2437 S. Broad St. 215-685-1758.

...9 a.m. Admission: $38.50; and The Geekscape 3:30 p.m. Sept. 17. 1901 Vine St. 215-686-5322...

Thomas F. Donatucci Sr. Branch: English Conversation Group for International Adults 3:30-4:30 p.m. Sept. 11. 1935 Shunk St. 215-685-1755.

Whitman Branch: Wee Ones Storytime 10 a.m. and Ready to Read Storytime 11 a.m. Sept. 11; Yoga for Kids 5:30 p.m. and adults 6:30 p.m. Sept. 17. 200 Snyder Ave. 215-685-1754.

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There are only 5 days left to nominate your favorite local business for the Stor...

There are only 5 days left to nominate your favorite local business for the Storefront Challenge! Great storefront facades create business, let's show local leaders that our neighborhood commercial corridors matter!

5 days ago

REMINDER: Tonight is the Safety & Security Meeting, Wednesday, September 10 @ 6:...

REMINDER: Tonight is the Safety & Security Meeting, Wednesday, September 10 @ 6:30 pm at the Point Breeze CDC Bldg - 1155 S 20th St

6 days ago

Make sure you check out the Parkitect Event & Fundraiser, this Saturday at The S...

Make sure you check out the Parkitect Event & Fundraiser, this Saturday at The Sidecar Bar & Grille!

6 days ago

This is a national issue - http://www.ebony.com/news-views/philadelphia-activist...

This is a national issue - http://www.ebony.com/news-views/philadelphia-activists-fight-the-sale-of-dangerous-toy-guns-506#axzz3Cq8KN9rl

Sep 07

Updated 6 days ago

Shots fired around 21st & Dickinson

Just heard shots (within the past five minutes) fired in the vicinity of 21st & Dickinson. Roommate and I think it was about 10. Ugh...things had been so quiet for a good year or so, and this is the second shooting we've heard in a few weeks.

  • This will hardly reassure you I think, but in 2007 I lived on Cleveland street between Washington and Christian. Studying for nursing school would result in late nights and I would hear shots on a regular basis. It's seven years later and it's a whole different world there now. Be patient, be aware, notify authorities when needed and keep sharing and making people aware. It will help and it will get better my love, stay safe!

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Sep 07

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112, Local Artists Perform at Point Breeze Block Party

Visitors and residents alike waited in anticipation for special guest performances on the 1400 block of Point Breeze Avenue in south Philly.

Sep 06

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Sep 05

(The Former) Springfield Beer is Falling Down

...sigh of relief when word came out that Springfield would instead be moving to the 2200 block of Washington Avenue. We confess, we were among the relieved...

Sep 05

Get excited about a fun & special event that will take place in Point Breeze in...

Get excited about a fun & special event that will take place in Point Breeze in October.

Sep 04

Sep 04

How many parents are willing to step up to the plate to save their children from...

How many parents are willing to step up to the plate to save their children from the streets ? Please join Reuben Jones Will Latif Little & Unity in the Community tonight at the Dixon House at 6;00 PM. In order for us to address youth violence in our community , we definitely need parent participation. We must take responsibility for the actions of our kids.

Sep 04

Reminder, the deadline to apply for the homestead exemption is September 13th! I...

Reminder, the deadline to apply for the homestead exemption is September 13th! If you are a home owner residing in an unabated property, you can save hundreds of dollars on your property tax bill annually by applying for this exemption. Check out the FAQ below for more information.

Sep 04

Great Read....Thanks Cherri Gregg. Team work , makes the dream work. http://phil...

Great Read....Thanks Cherri Gregg. Team work , makes the dream work. http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2014/09/03/activists-get-neighborhood-store-to-stop-selling-soft-pellet-toy-guns/

Sep 04

Unity in the Community Peace Week Celebration - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...

Unity in the Community Peace Week Celebration - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w0-QUfQzt-w

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Sep 03

We are enjoying some authentic Cajun food thanks to Beck's Cajun Cafe from the R...

We are enjoying some authentic Cajun food thanks to Beck's Cajun Cafe from the Reading Terminal Market. Thanks Chef Bill Beck!

Sep 03

Sep 03

As great as it was to protest the 8 Brothers store for selling BB guns , we must...

As great as it was to protest the 8 Brothers store for selling BB guns , we must continue to stay on message and deal with the issue of "Gun Violence" in our community. After doing some much needed research with Will Latif Little & Reuben Jones , we have found that in order to put dent in youth gun violence , we must first connect with the parents and families in our community. Majority of the time , most parents have some what of an idea of what their kids are into , but they ignore the signs , which leads to death or incarceration. At 6:00 PM , we will be meeting at 20th & McKean and we will be going door to door to pass out flyers about our "Violence Forum" that will be taking place at the Dixon House tomorrow at 6:00 PM. This forum is not about getting the Philadelphia Police Department or the DA involved , it's more so about being proactive in engaging the parents about the issue of violence and offer resources for the parents. Please help us , help you , by spreading the word! In order to stop the madness , we must first build a sincere relationship with the parents. It starts at home right? We will be doing this forum in every party of South Philadelphia. We're starting at the Dixon House.

Sep 03

REMINDER: Tonight is the Promotions Committee Meeting, Wednesday, September 3 at...

REMINDER: Tonight is the Promotions Committee Meeting, Wednesday, September 3 at 6:30 pm at the Point Breeze CDC Bldg - 1155 S 20th St

Sep 03

Back to school season is also moving season. Remember, if you want to discard yo...

Back to school season is also moving season. Remember, if you want to discard your mattress and box spring they must be bagged and sealed in plastic mattress bags when placed curbside. Stop by the SOSNA office to pick up a mattress bag or recycling bin to dispose of your items responsibly! More info on what the Streets Department accepts below!

Sep 03

We must take a stand! Please pick up a copy of the Philadelphia Daily and checko...

We must take a stand! Please pick up a copy of the Philadelphia Daily and checkout the BB Gun Story on the front page of the paper. http://www.philly.com/philly/news/20140903_In_Point_Breeze__a_protest_over_play_guns_gets_quick_results.html#pGJqAtcKh4jmRUPm.01

Sep 03

FREE Fall 2014 tree giveaway has begun! Thx Tree Philly! You need to sign up ear...

FREE Fall 2014 tree giveaway has begun! Thx Tree Philly! You need to sign up early or wait until after fall to sign up for the spring trees.

Sep 02

Yesterday, we protested the 8 Brothers store and today we went by there to do a...

Yesterday, we protested the 8 Brothers store and today we went by there to do a followup with the owner of the store to let him know that we mean serious business when it comes to selling BB guns in our community. We have a lot of work to do , but this is a start. Nakia Carr BouncetoThis Noveltee https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=10152410931387736

Sep 02

The City of Philadelphia keeps growing within the bicycle community. The Bicycle...

The City of Philadelphia keeps growing within the bicycle community. The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia has stated in its latest report many great reasons for biking and what has transpired over the last few years in Philly.

Sep 02

Happy September! Lucky us, our two weekly farmer's markets are continuing into t...

Happy September! Lucky us, our two weekly farmer's markets are continuing into the fall. Check out Friends of Julian Abele Park today 2-7 pm or the Christian Street YMCA tomorrow 3-7 pm.

Sep 02

On behalf of Nakia Carr , BouncetoThis Noveltee and myself , we would like to th...

On behalf of Nakia Carr , BouncetoThis Noveltee and myself , we would like to thank each and every person for coming out and supporting the protest at 8 Brothers Market today. Initially when we first talked about doing a protest a couple of days ago , we were thinking about just rallying and sending a message to the owners of the store and leaving at 2:00 PM. Well , with the help of some great community leaders , we set out in front of that store for 5 hours and encouraged people not to spend their money at 8 Brothers. At first , the workers at the store thought it was funny , but when they saw that we wasn't moving & that they were losing money , they ended up getting frustrated and closed their business for the day. While sitting in front of the store , we was able to identify at least twenty young boys , that was on their way to purchase a toy gun from the 8 Brothers store. Great work from the community today!We have to continue to hit them where it hurts and it's the pockets.#ella #Skeet #sheen #Donna #Tariq #rainbow #rfp #unityinthecommunity #iamsp #councilmanjohnson #dontshoot #rainbow #iamsp #pointbreeze #staterepharris #tcarpenter and many more.

Sep 02

When Sean and I confronted 8 Brothers about selling BB Guns to the kids in our c...

When Sean and I confronted 8 Brothers about selling BB Guns to the kids in our community the other day , they flat out denied it , but the video shows otherwise. Why would they have BB Pallets on display , if they're not selling them? https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=10152409020362736

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Sep 01

Hey Point Breeze & Newbold! Don't forget today is Labor Day. Don't sit your tras...

Hey Point Breeze & Newbold! Don't forget today is Labor Day. Don't sit your trash at the curb, collection is 1 day behind!

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