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28 hours ago

More rain in the forecast over the next few d...

More rain in the forecast over the next few days. Enjoy(?) the interlude between wet weather! #GetOutdoors #LawnmowerSunday #BeSafe

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    More rain in the forecast over the next few days. Enjoy(?) the interlude between wet weather! #GetOutdoors #LawnmowerSunday #BeSafe
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30 hours ago

STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET IMPROVEME...

STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET IMPROVEMENT FOR WEEK OF MAY 21 Temporary, Full Street Closures and Parking Restrictions Expected

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38 hours ago

  • Help Us Make Claymations Easier AND Start Our Art Library!

    Ms. Arrivello is asking for $595.88:
    My students need claymation supplies and an artist library!! Students need clay to mold, clamps to hold their phones while using an animation app and books for reference and knowledge of master artworks!
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2 days ago

Say hello to the volunteers at our table just...

Say hello to the volunteers at our table just south of Catharine on your way down to the Italian Market Festival 2018, pick up safety tips, a newsletter, or just pop in to chat under our tent. The rain is starting to clear out.

    Bella Vista Neighbors Association
    Say hello to the volunteers at our table just south of Catharine on your way down to the Italian Market Festival 2018, pick up safety tips, a newsletter, or just pop in to chat under our tent. The...
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2 days ago

  • ZONING PERMIT

    LEGALIZE 2ND FLOOR EXTENSION OF REAR ADDITION PER SUBMITTED PLAN

    1211 ANNIN ST Issued May 16, 2018 Comment

3 days ago

From the vault. Deputy Director Noelle Foizen...

From the vault. Deputy Director Noelle Foizen still has great advice for flooding safety. For updated info text READYPHILA to 888-777 http://ow.ly/zpg830k4wl2

    Flood Safety Tips
    Noelle Foizen, Volunteer Management Coordinator for the Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management, provides the following information on how to stay safe in a flood. Inside/Outside on Foot: - Keep a battery-operated AM/FM radio tuned to a local station and follow emergency instructions. - If flooding occurs and it is safe to move, go to high ground.
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3 days ago

May 23: Neighborhood Social & Open House at Jed Williams Gallery

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    May 23: Neighborhood Social & Open House at Jed Williams Gallery
    Wednesday, May 23 at 6 PM - 8 PM Neighborhood Social & Open House at Jed Williams Gallery Jed Williams Gallery 615 Bainbridge St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19147 What could be better than art and wine? Mingle with neighbors at a special neighborhood social and open house at the Jed Williams Gallery, 615 Bainbridge.
    http://www.bellavistaneighbors.org

3 days ago

Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management a...

Flood Watch extended until 6pm Saturday. Rain predicted to continue, possibly heavy overnight tonight and Friday into Saturday. ✅Follow the forecast ✅Know your local waterway & street flooding hazards ✅Stay connected to important info from the City. Text READYPHILA to 888-777

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management added a new photo.
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4 days ago

As seen in Center City Philly. Need a smoke d...

As seen in Center City Philly. Need a smoke detector? It's as easy as 3-1-1, and so important. Contact Philly 311 to request a free smoke detector, including adaptive models for hearing impaired. Plus, you get to meet some of Philly's bravest from the Philadelphia Fire Department when they install it!

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    As seen in Center City Philly. Need a smoke detector? It's as easy as 3-1-1, and so important. Contact Philly 311 to request a free smoke detector, including adaptive models for hearing impaired....
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4 days ago

Voters Complain About “Intimidating” Bibles at Philly Polling Places

When Jess Conda walked into her polling place inside a community center at 12th and Wharton streets on Tuesday, the South Philadelphia resident says she was surprised by what she saw...

    Voters Complain About "Intimidating" Bibles at Philly Polling Places
    "There's no reason for the Bible to be out on the table," says city commissioner Al Schmidt. When Jess Conda walked into her polling place inside a community center at 12th and Wharton streets on Tuesday, the South Philadelphia resident says she was surprised by what she saw there.
    https://www.phillymag.com

4 days ago

Three perfectly Philly street festivals kick the season into high gear – May 17-20

Ninth Street and Washington Avenue

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Cottman and Rising Sun avenues

...eight loop through Kensington and Fishtown, ending with a splash in a mud pit at Trenton Avenue and Dauphin Street. A shark bike cruises the Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby and Arts Festival. (Kimberly Paynter/WHYY...

    Three perfectly Philly street festivals kick the season into high gear - May 17-20
    You might not think so with all the rain we've been having, but spring is quickly edging into summer. And you know what that means: festivals, street fairs, and block parties. This weekend is chock full of them. Here are our picks. All are free entry, with pay-as-you-go food and drink.
    https://whyy.org

4 days ago

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    ALTERATIONS TO ROOF TOP DECK, ADDITION OF SPIRAL STAIRS, ACCESSORY TO A SINGLE -FAMILY DWELLING, PER SUBMITTTED ENGINEERS PLAN.

    1150 S 13TH ST Issued May 14, 2018 Comment

5 days ago

Fleisher Art Memorial added 2 new photos.

Intrigued by the Philadelphia Museum of Art's exhibition Design in Revolution: A 1960s Odyssey? Continue your exploration of the tumultuous decade in Dan Buskirk's summer workshop that explores four ground-breaking 1968 films, the impact of which continues to reverberate today. Learn more and register: http://bit.ly/2IogVHt

    Fleisher Art Memorial
    Fleisher Art Memorial added a new photo.
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5 days ago

3rd District Weekly Community Crime Bulletin ...

3rd District Weekly Community Crime Bulletin 5-7-18 to 5-13-18 attached. Police Officer Michael Duffy #7441 Philadelphia Police Department 3rd District Crime Prevention / Intel / Fusion Liaison Officer 1300 South 11th Street Philadelphia Pa. 19147 Phone 215-686-3030 ext 101 Michael.Duffy@Phila.Gov Twitter : @PPDMikeDuffy @PPD03DIST

    Washington Square West Civic Association
    3rd District Weekly Community Crime Bulletin 5-7-18 to 5-13-18 attached. Police Officer Michael Duffy #7441 Philadelphia Police Department 3rd District Crime Prevention / Intel / Fusion Liaison...
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5 days ago

Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management a...

Our Public Engagement team of two, Lynn and Emma, speaking with employees of Inglis House in West Philly during a READYBusiness presentation. Our 65th emergency preparedness talk of 2018. Insight and info into what it takes for your business to be prepared. Interested in bringing READYBusiness to your workplace? Request a workshop! ⬇ https://beta.phila.gov/departments/oem/programs/preparedness-workshops/business-continuity-workshops/

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management added a new photo.
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5 days ago

Today's enewsletter, sponsored by Nottene, a ...

Today's enewsletter, sponsored by Nottene, a local print and pattern design studio. https://mailchi.mp/10389e9fbcc9/news-of-bella-vista-may-16?e=689d9f05b8

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5 days ago

⚠️⛈️💨 Tonight's storm has the potential for h...

⚠️⛈️💨 Tonight's storm has the potential for heavy rain and damaging winds. Be prepared: Know who to call if the lights go out, trees go down or power lines fall. Also, keep your electronic devices fully charged. More info in our blog⬇️ https://beta.phila.gov/2018-03-05-preparing-for-power-outages/

    Preparing for Power Outages | Office of Emergency Management
    March 5, 2018 Power outages happen year-round. They can be a temporary nuisance caused by a system failure or something that impacts our lives for days, resulting from a Nor'easter, Tropical Storm or other severe weather. Outages can also impact travel, bringing trees down on wires or roads that affect mass-transit or create hazardous driving conditions.
    https://beta.phila.gov

5 days ago

Severe Thunderstorm Watch now in effect for P...

Severe Thunderstorm Watch now in effect for Philadelphia. Flash Flood Watch starts at 4pm. Showers, thunderstorms forecast to begin this evening & continue overnight. Could impact rush hour commute. Potential for damaging wind, heavy rain at times. Use caution on roads & at home

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Severe Thunderstorm Watch now in effect for Philadelphia. Flash Flood Watch starts at 4pm. Showers, thunderstorms forecast to begin this evening & continue overnight. Could impact rush hour commute....
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6 days ago

From the National Weather Service Mount Holly...

From the National Weather Service Mount Holly: Good afternoon! We are gearing up our severe weather operations for later this afternoon. Remain alert for severe thunderstorms, mainly between 4 PM and 11 PM especially for eastern PA and NJ. Have a trusted source for severe weather warnings later today. From us: Sign up for our free weather warning text alerts direct from @NWS_MountHolly to your phone. Text READYPHILA to 888-777. To customize your free text or email alerts, visit http://www.phila.gov/ready and click on "sign up for alerts". #ImportantInfo #StayConnected #BeReady

    Office of Emergency Management | Homepage
    The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) works to ensure the City of Philadelphia is ready for any kind of emergency. OEM works with organizations throughout the City to prepare for possible emergencies in the City, lessen their impact, and recover as quickly as possible.
    https://beta.phila.gov

6 days ago

You know warm weather is here when ColorWheel...

You know warm weather is here when ColorWheels rolls out! Catch our mobile art studio at the Philadelphia Children's Festival at the Annenberg Center this week. We'll be there Thursday, Friday, and Saturday! While you wait, watch this super fun video and think about hosting ColorWheels at your own event.

    ColorWheels: Delivering Creativity to Your Neighborhood!
    ColorWheels is Fleisher's mobile art studio, launched in 2012. Dubbed the "Swiss Army Knife of art," ColorWheels delivers creative experiences directly to community members in neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia. The van is equipped with the tools and supplies needed for Fleisher's teaching artists to guide community members in hands-on culturally inspired mini workshops, collaborative public art projects, and art technique demonstrations.
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6 days ago

The Mega-Popular South 9th Street Italian Market Festival Takes Over South Philly This Weekend

...Call Me Francis Band, Go Go Gadjet and more acts on the main stage at South 9th Street and Washington Avenue, plus more performances where South 9th Street intersects with Carpenter, Christian, Federal and Ellsworth streets...

Interested teams can fill out this form and register at the Visitor Center located at 919 S. 9th Street. Viewers can watch the comedy unfold from the ground at the piazza on 9th and Montrose streets.

Interested teams can fill out this form and register at the Visitor Center located at 919 S. 9th Street. Viewers can watch the comedy unfold from the ground at the piazza on 9th and Montrose streets.

    The Mega-Popular Italian Market Festival Returns to South Philly This Weekend
    Start working up an appetite, Philly! The South 9th Street Italian Market Festival returns this weekend to fill eight city blocks with food, drink, music, contests, crafts and more in celebration of the nation's oldest continuously operating outdoor market. ITALIAN MARKET FESTIVAL FAST FACTS The South 9th Street Italian Market Festival runs from May 19-20, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., rain or shine.
    https://www.uwishunu.com

6 days ago

Hazardous weather forecast for today that cou...

Hazardous weather forecast for today that could impact evening rush hour. High near 89. Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Storms predicted to continue overnight, which could be severe with damaging winds and heavy rain. Flash Flood Watch begins at 4pm. Use caution

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Hazardous weather forecast for today that could impact evening rush hour. High near 89. Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Storms predicted to continue overnight, which could be severe with...
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6 days ago

Have you been sitting on the sidelines, waiti...

Have you been sitting on the sidelines, waiting to take your first art class? We have some great news for you this summer as we roll out our new JumpstART workshops, a series of very affordable one-night workshops. Registration is just $25, which includes all materials, and you'll walk out away with an original work of art. You might just find yourself ready to dive into our more immersive offerings, too. Learn more and register today!

May 14

From the National Weather Service Storm Predi...

From the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center: There appears to be an increasing threat for severe weather tomorrow (Tues), May 15. Severe thunderstorms, primarily capable of damaging winds, are forecast across parts of the Mid-Atlantic (including Philadelphia) and New England Tuesday afternoon and evening, where an Enhanced Risk has been included. From us: ➡️Follow the forecast. ➡️Sign up for free weather/emergency alerts. Text READYPHILA to 888-777 for warnings sent via text or go to our website http://www.phila.gov/ready (click on "sign up for alerts) to customize text or email alerts

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    From the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center: There appears to be an increasing threat for severe weather tomorrow (Tues), May 15. Severe thunderstorms, primarily capable of damaging...
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May 14

Another gorgeous wedding in our historic Sanc...

Another gorgeous wedding in our historic Sanctuary! Congrats Colleen and Shailen, and thank you, Love Me Do Photography for sharing. Interested in having us host your special day? Learn more at fleisher.org/rentals.

    Colleen + Shailen | Fleisher Art Memorial Wedding | Philadelphia, Pa
    Colleen and Shailen are beautiful friends of ours and we felt so lucky to document their special day! After a summertime elopement , they threw a more formal (and colorful) gathering last fall. Their day was held at Fleisher Art Memorial in South Philadelphia, a truly unique sp
    http://www.lovemedophotography.com

May 14

Keep your eye out for the Spring 2018 edition...

Keep your eye out for the Spring 2018 edition of the BVNA print newsletter landing on your doorstep soon (and at the link below)! A huge THANK YOU to all of the sponsors of the Bella Vista News: St. Peter's School, Brauhaus Schmitz, Hale & True, Law Office of Alfonso Madrid, the Conway Team at Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, Pit Stop HQ, AcadiaPhilly, Larry Levin, 3rd Story Philly, WAG: Whole Animal Gym, Society Hill Mail & Parcel Service Inc, Leonard, Sciolla, Hutchison, Leonard & Tinari, LLP, Corner Dentistry, Italian Market Festival 2018, Esposito's Meats, Fante's Kitchen Shop, Gregory Damis, Parent To Child and Therapy Associates

    http://www.bellavistaneighbors.org

May 14

⚠️Be informed, stay connected to important in...

⚠️Be informed, stay connected to important info during spring and the wild weather it brings. Text READYPHILA (one word, no space) to 888-777 to get free text alert warnings or visit our website to customize your text and email alerts ➡️https://bit.ly/2fdbgGW

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    ⚠️Be informed, stay connected to important info during spring and the wild weather it brings. Text READYPHILA (one word, no space) to 888-777 to get free text alert warnings or visit our website to...
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May 13

http://6abc.com/business/from-cider-to-cuts-g...

http://6abc.com/business/from-cider-to-cuts-get-to-know-these-4-new-bella-vista-businesses/3462612/

    From cider to cuts: Get to know these 4 new Bella Vista businesses
    Looking to explore the freshest new spots in Bella Vista? From a cider cafe to a barber shop, read on for a rundown of the newest businesses to debut in this part of Philadelphia. Photo: Cat H./Yelp Hale & True is a new establishment that offers cider, beer, wine, spirits and more.
    http://6abc.com

May 13

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    EZ STANDARD LIMITED COMMERCIAL ALTERATIONS & REPAIRS-REPLACE BROKEN CERAMIC SURFACE ABOUT 40SQ FT. FOR THE LIMITED DEMOLITION AND COMMERCIAL ALTERATIONS AS PER ATTACHED STANDARD. DEVIATIONS FROM THIS STANDARD WILL RESULT IN PERMIT REVOCATION AND REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION PLANS.

    932 WASHINGTON AVE Issued May 11, 2018 Comment

May 12

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE CURB TRAP,FAI,MAIN DRAIN AND FRONT RAIN LEADER-PA1#20181274444-"SELF-CERTIFICATION'S ARE NO LONGER PERMITTED" - "ALL EXCAVATIONS AND PLUMBING TRENCHES IN EXCESS OF 5 FEET IN DEPTH MUST HAVE APPROVED SHORING IN PLACE AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION"

    1222 S ALDER ST Issued May 10, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE CURB TRAP,FAI AND MAIN DRAIN-PA1#20181274444-"SELF-CERTIFICATION'S ARE NO LONGER PERMITTED" - "ALL EXCAVATIONS AND PLUMBING TRENCHES IN EXCESS OF 5 FEET IN DEPTH MUST HAVE APPROVED SHORING IN PLACE AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION"

    1220 S ALDER ST Issued May 10, 2018 Comment

May 11

May 12: Love Your Park!

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    May 12: Love Your Park!
    Three parks in Bella Vista will be celebrating Love Your Park Week by hosting events on Saturday, May 12. If you love our parks, consider stopping by to pitch in on Saturday as planting and maintenance projects are completed: Bardascino, 10th and Carpenter streets, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.: Cleanup, mulching, planting, and bocce league signups.
    http://www.bellavistaneighbors.org

May 11

BVNA Spring 2018 Newsletter

(215) 627-0057

    BVNA Spring 2018 Newsletter
    Copyright 2013 Bella Vista Neighbors Association | P.O. Box 63955 | Philadelphia, PA 19147 | (215) 627-0057 | The creation of this website was the result of shared creative planning by both Bella Vista Neighbors Association and Scott Fichter at Blue Fox Creative
    http://www.bellavistaneighbors.org

May 11

A New Bruncherie Called Comfort & Floyd Is Now Open in South Philly

A new breakfast and lunch spot has opened in a space with a long history at 11th and Wharton. Owners Sara and Bruce Reckahn opened Comfort & Floyd, which will serve a chef-y take on homestyle comfort food, at 1301 South 11th Street earlier this week.

A new breakfast and lunch spot has opened in a space with a long history at 11th and Wharton. Owners Sara and Bruce Reckahn opened Comfort & Floyd, which will serve a chef-y take on homestyle comfort food, at 1301 South 11th Street earlier this week.

    A New Bruncherie Called Comfort & Floyd Is Now Open in South Philly
    A couple of food industry veterans are doing breakfast and lunch in the old Carman's Country Kitchen space. A new breakfast and lunch spot has opened in a space with a long history at 11th and Wharton. Owners Sara and Bruce Reckahn opened , which will serve a chef-y take on homestyle comfort food, at 1301 South 11th Street earlier this week.
    https://www.phillymag.com

May 11

Effort to Change School Name Gaining Traction

The Andrew Jackson School, which sits at 1213 S 12th St in south Philadelphia has come under scrutiny because of its eponym. Photo by Eldon Graham

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...she accepted a teaching position at the Institute for Colored Youth, then located on the 700 block of Lombard Street. The school was founded by the Society of Friends in 1837...

    Effort to Change School Name Gaining Traction
    By Eldon Graham The Andrew Jackson School is one of the top-rated schools in South Philadelphia, but some believe the school's moniker is a blemish upon it and the city. Brian Kall, operations and & management director at Drexel University College of Medicine, started the petition to change the name of the Jackson school.
    http://www.phillyrecord.com

May 11

May 10

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    INTERIOR DEMO OF NON-LOAD BEARING WALLS ONLY, NO STRUCTURAL WORK ON THIS PERMIT,INSTALL FRAMING, INSULATION AND DRY THRU OUT

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May 10

May 09

Neighbors Vote “No” On Christian Street Church Proposal

...real estate developer Ori Feibush, owner of OCF Realty, to build seven housing units at 1020-1024 Christian Street on the site of the historic Christian Street Baptist Church, which Feibush purchased for $1...

...increased traffic brought on by the parking entrance would ruin the existing community space, noting “Salter and Clifton already serve as a community space and we all—the adults and the kids—are...

    Neighbors Vote "No" On Christian Street Church Proposal
    Residents of Bella Vista assembled Tuesday night at the Palumbo Recreation Center at 10th and Bainbridge Streets for the monthly Bella Vista Nighbors Association zoning meeting.
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May 09

During National Hurricane Preparedness Week, ...

During National Hurricane Preparedness Week, learn the history of hurricanes and tropical storms in Philadelphia and steps you can take to be prepared in the future #HurricanePrep #ReadyPhila https://beta.phila.gov/posts/oem/2017-08-18-part-of-the-plan-hurricanes/

    Part of the Plan: Hurricanes | Office of Emergency Management | Posts
    August 19th, 2017 Part of the Plan is the Office of Emergency Management's monthly video series where we open our public safety plans and partnerships. Something we value at OEM is informing and including the public as to your roles in our plans. As we say: You are the Public in Public Safety.
    https://beta.phila.gov

May 09

3rd District Weekly Community Crime Bulletin ...

3rd District Weekly Community Crime Bulletin 4/30/18 to 5/6/18 attached. Police Officer Michael Duffy #7441 Philadelphia Police Department 3rd District Crime Prevention / Intel / Fusion Liaison Officer 1300 South 11th Street Philadelphia Pa. 19147 Phone 215-686-3030 ext 101 Michael.Duffy@Phila.Gov Twitter : @PPDMikeDuffy @PPD03DIST

    Washington Square West Civic Association
    3rd District Weekly Community Crime Bulletin 4/30/18 to 5/6/18 attached. Police Officer Michael Duffy #7441 Philadelphia Police Department 3rd District Crime Prevention / Intel / Fusion Liaison...
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