3 days ago

3 days ago

Bella Vista townhouse with room to spare asks just under $1M

The $969,000 price tag buys a five-bedroom, four-bath home at 606 Fitzwater Street, which clocks in at an impressive 2,620 square feet. The home itself is extra large, measuring 18-feet-wide.

    Bella Vista townhouse with room to spare asks just under $1M
    An extra-large Bella Vista townhouse that's big on space and style has hit the market for just under $1 million. The $969,000 price tag buys a five-bedroom, four-bath home at 606 Fitzwater Street, which clocks in at an impressive 2,620 square feet. The home itself is extra large, measuring 18-feet-wide.
    https://philly.curbed.com

3 days ago

Amazon and package thieves in Philly are start-up Fishbox's secret sauce

“We’re getting well over 100 packages per day,” said the 35-year-old native of Browns Mills, Burlington County, now living in the city’s Bella Vista neighborhood, near the Fishbox site on the 700 block of Bainbridge Street. “This is what I’m going to be doing for a very long time.”

    Amazon and package thieves in Philly are start-up Fishbox's secret sauce
    By 2016, Fishbox was making daily deliveries in Philadelphia. Yet, by March of that year, Suarez emailed his 50 to 60 customers saying he was going to pull the plug. He awoke the next day to an inbox full of customer protests, including two offers to invest nearly $10,000 total.
    http://www.philly.com

4 days ago

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4 days ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL NEW SHOWER AND WASTE LINE, NEW STACK. REPLACE TOILET, BASIN

    817 LOMBARD ST Issued January 9, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    EZ PERMIT STANDARDS ALTERATIONS- FOR ALTERATIONS TO AN EXISTING ONE FAMILY DWELLING AS PER ATTACHED STANDARD. DEVIATIONS FROM THIS STANDARD WILL RESULT IN PERMIT REVOCATION AND REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION PLANS.WORK CONSIST OF FRAMING AND INSULATING A 10X7 WALL AND DRYWALL ETC RELATED TO BATHROOM RENOVATION SEPERATE PERMITS REQ'D FOR ELECTRICAL AND PLUMBING

    817 LOMBARD ST Issued January 8, 2018 Comment
  • ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT

    C/O FOR SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING AS PART OF A MULTIFAMILY (7 UNITS). ORIGINAL PERMIT ISSUED FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION 666883.

    620 S 7TH ST Issued January 9, 2018 Comment
  • ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT

    C/O FOR SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING AS PART OF A MULTIFAMILY (7 UNITS). ORIGINAL PERMIT ISSUED FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION 666883.

    710 KATER ST Issued January 9, 2018 Comment

Jan 08

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    • Fraud

      600 Block South St. December 30, 2017 @ 8 p.m. Comment

Jan 07

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Jan 06

Jan 06

Jan 05

Jan 05

  • ZONING PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF A ROOF DECK ON REAR THIRD FLOOR LEVEL ACCESSED THROUGH THIRD FLOOR REAR OF AN EXISTING ATTACHED STRUCTURE AND FOR THE ERECTION OF A REAR YARD FENCE AS PART OF AN EXISTING SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING.(SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON THE PLAN).

    625 S 9TH ST Issued December 28, 2017 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    THIS PROJECT CONSISTS OF THE RECONFIGURATION OF THE EXISTING INTERIOR SPACES INCLUDING NEW ENTRY DOOR, REAR DOORS AND ADDITION OF A WINDOW; ROOF DECK AT THIRD FLOOR REAR ON EXISTING SECOND FLOOR ROOF. A GARDEN WALL. WORK TO INCLUDE NEW STAIRS AND REPLACEMENT OF JOISTS. NO UNDERPINNING OF FOUNDATION AND RAISING/LOWERING OF FLOOR LEVEL INCLUDED IN THIS PERMIT APPLICATION, SEPERATE PERMIT REQUIRED FOR ELECTRICAL, MECHANICAL AND PLUMBING WORK.

    625 S 9TH ST Issued December 28, 2017 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALLING NEW 2" WATER SERVICE AS PER PHILADELPHIA 2004 PLUMBING CODE.

    618 S 9TH ST Issued December 28, 2017 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL A 30A, 6- SPACE SUB-PANEL, CIRCUIT BREAKER.... PER 2008 NEC FOR A ONE FAMILY BUILDING

    715 S 7TH ST Issued January 3, 2018 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    REPLACE EXISTING 100AMP WITH 200AMP SERVICE AND WIRE ELECTRIC DRYER AND TANKLESS WATER HEATER AS PER NEC 2008 SOUTH DISTRICT

    730 S HUTCHINSON ST Issued December 29, 2017 Comment

Jan 02

Tickets at this South Street movie theater cost only $5 (and you get free popcorn, too)

...screen, and curtains, is on loan from the now-closed Society Hill Playhouse, formerly at Eighth and Lombard. Arrowood forged a relationship with the playhouse’s owners during a run of his Liberty...

    Tickets at this South Street movie theater cost only $5 (and you get free popcorn, too)
    Philly is scheduled to get its next big multiplex in January 2019, when AMC Theaters opens an eight-screen cinema in the revamped Gallery. But this winter, film lovers have somewhere a little more intimate to take in a flick, thanks to the newly opened South Street Cinema.
    http://www.philly.com

Dec 30

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      700 Block South St. December 23, 2017 @ 10:36 a.m. Comment

Dec 29

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Dec 25

How Craig LaBan reviewed Philly's restaurants in 2017

743 S. Eighth St.; 215-922-1349; angelinasbyob.com

This article has 31 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

135 S. 18th St., Philadelphia; 215-825-7030; akitchenandbar.com

705 S. Fourth St.; 267-858-9232; ambraphilly.com

1416 Frankford Ave.; 267-758-2269; cheufishtown.com

261 S. 21st St.; 215-546-4232; fridaysaturdaysunday.com

8609 Germantown Ave.; 267-335-3912; micarestaurant.com

Penn’s View Hotel, 14 N. Front St.; 215-922-7800; panoramaristorante.com

2218 Walnut St.; 267-519-0329; resipsaphilly.com

780 S. Second St.; 267-909-9002; royalsushiandizakaya.com

100 S. Main St., Doylestown; 215-348-0222; slatebleu.com

Cira Centre South, 2929 Walnut St.; 215-867-8067; walnutstreetcafe.com

1408 S. 12th St.; palizzisocial.com

2537 E. Somerset St.; 267-639-5041; thebestseafood.com

1709 E. Passyunk Ave.; 215-515-7900; barcelonawinebar.com

401 E. City Ave., Bala Cynwyd; 610-227-1507; b2bluefin.com

712 Main St., Harleysville; 267-932-8407; thebutcherandbarkeep.com

1805-7 Washington Ave.; 215-546-2233; chicksphilly.com

10865 Bustleton Ave.; 215-677-4323 or 267-481-1971; georgianbread.business.site

1525 Sansom St.; 215-330-2800; harpcrown.com

701 N. Third St.; 215-922-2621; jaxonbyob.com

642 Lancaster Ave., Berwyn; 610-240-7908; lacabrabrewing.com

2053 S. Beechwood St.; 267-761-5194

208 S. 13th St.; 215-999-1020; maison208.com

1526 Sansom St.; 215-454-6939; roostersoupcompany.com

990 Spring Garden St.; 215-995-6792; roypitzbarrelhouse.com

2201 Spruce St.; 215-732-5818

2401 Walnut St.; 215-333-3331; 24philly.com

249 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-933-1355; on Facebook.

26 N. Third St.; 267-239-5900; wisterbyob.com

The industrial chic Old City BYOB previously known as 26 North changed names and chefs but didn’t lose its culinary ambitions. Benjamin Moore, the longtime...

The Study hotel, 20 S. 33rd St.; 215-398-1874; thestudyatuniversitycity.com

1920 Chestnut St.; 267-519-2001; vedaphilly.com

    How Craig LaBan reviewed Philly's restaurants in 2017
    Philadelphia's best chefs turned back time in 2017, embracing some old favorites, with nods to tradition, and then making them relevant again. That's how Joey Baldino turned a century-old private Italian hideaway called the Palizzi Social Club into the hottest table in town - even with the added challenge of needing to find a member to host.
    http://www.philly.com

Dec 24

Dec 23

  • ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT

    COST RENOVATION HAS GONE UP FROM 80,000 TO 215,000. AMEND PERMIT 639820 FOR COST CONSTURCTION (ABATEMENT PURPOSE)

    753 S DARIEN ST Issued December 19, 2017 Comment
  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    INSTALLATION OF A FIRE SUPPRESSION SPRINKLER SYSTEM PER NFPA 13D STANDARD WITH A 3/4 INCH COMBINE SERVICE LINE, A FIRE PUMP AND SPRINKLER LAYOUT AS PER PLANS.

    729 FULTON ST Issued December 21, 2017 Comment
  • ADDITION PERMIT

    LEVEL III ALTERATIONS (NO CHANGE OF OCCUPANCY) TO INCLUDE DEMOLITION OF EXISTING PARTIAL THIRD FLOOR AND ERECTION OF NEW ENTIRE THIRD FLOOR ADDITION ABOVE AN EXISTING ATTACHED SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING (2009 IRC EXISTING TOWNHOUSE) AS PER APPROVED PLANS. BUILDING NOT REQUIRED TO BE SPRINKLERED. **SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR ANY MEP WORK**

    610 S 7TH ST Issued December 21, 2017 Comment

Dec 22

Dec 22

Dec 21

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      700 Block South St. December 18, 2017 @ 6:01 p.m. Comment

Dec 20

Take a Peek at Hale & True’s Cidery and Taproom

...curious about their cider can try it on Thursday, December 21, at coffee shop Rally (701 S. 7th Street), during Thursday Night Throwdown, a “latte art battle.” The free event kicks off at 7...

    Take a Peek at Hale & True's Cidery and Taproom
    A few years after trying their hands at cider-making out of their Old City apartment, husband and wife team Kerry and Risa McKenzie are opening Hale & True cidery and taproom at 613 S. 7th Street in Bella Vista.
    https://philly.eater.com

Dec 20

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF A WINDOW WELL ON FRONT AND NON-STRUCTURAL INTERIOR RENOVATION OF BASEMENT TO CONVERT THE BASEMENT INTO A HABITABLE SPACE. NO UNDERPINNING OF FOUNDATION AND LOWERING OF BASEMENT FLOOR,OR NO OTHER STRUCTURAL WORK INCLUDED IN THIS PERMIT APPLICATION.SEPERATE PERMIT REQUIRED FOR ELECTRICAL, MECHANICAL AND PLUMBING WORK.

    821 FITZWATER ST Issued December 18, 2017 Comment

Dec 16

  • Theft

    • Thefts

      700 Block South St. December 8, 2017 @ 12:44 p.m. Comment
    • Thefts

      700 Block S. Mildred St. December 8, 2017 @ 4:19 p.m. Comment

Dec 16

Melty raclette cheese gets fancy at Good King

The Good King Tavern at 614 S. 7th St., 19147

    Melty raclette cheese gets fancy at Good King
    Billy Penn is a mobile platform for a better Philly -- the easiest way to find and follow local and breaking news in Philadelphia.
    https://billypenn.com

Dec 15

Dec 15

  • ZONING ADMIN REVIEW

    FOR THE AMENDMENT OF PREVIOUSLY APPROVED PERMIT #790969. WORK TO INCLUDE THE REDUCTION OF PREVIOUSLY APPROVED FRONT SETBACK AS SHOWN PER PLANS. ORIGINAL PERMIT APPROVED FOR WORK TO INCLUDE THE ERECTION OF A ROOF DECK WITH A ROOF DECK ACCESS STRUCTURE OVER THE THIRD STORY PORTION. SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN PLANS. FOR USE AS AN EXISTING SINGLE-FAMILY DWELLING.

    711 FULTON ST Issued December 13, 2017 Comment

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