51 min ago

Kindergarten registration opens TODAY! Stop b...

Kindergarten registration opens TODAY! Stop by the school to enroll your child and introduce yourself to the amazing Chester Arthur staff.

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Kindergarten registration opens TODAY! Stop by the school to enroll your child and introduce yourself to the amazing Chester Arthur staff.
    https://www.facebook.com

8 hours ago

23 hours ago

MLK Day Service Challenge - see below for det...

MLK Day Service Challenge - see below for details. Pro tip - dog poop and bandit signs freeze for easy removal in this weather. SERVICE OPPORTUNITY! This weekend we celebrate the life and leadership of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. King was assassinated at the age of 39 on April 4, 1968 in Memphis, TN. To honor Dr. King's legacy, EPBN is holding the MLK Day Service Challenge. By the end of today, your goal is to reach 39 points by doing any/all of the following: 1 point for picking up litter (1 pt = 1 piece of litter) 3 points for removing a bandit sign 3 points for telling a friend/neighbor about the challenge 5 points for picking up dog poop (not your own) 5 points for filing a 311 report 5 points for greeting a stranger 15 points for cleaning up a vacant lot Comment here with your final score and you will be entered into a drawing to receive 2 EPBN pint glasses.

    https://www.facebook.com

23 hours ago

Can ya dig a live band?! Join us on March 24,...

Can ya dig a live band?! Join us on March 24, 2018, from 7p-11p for some Beer • Wine • Silent Auctions • and Live Dancing 🕺🏿💃🏼 at FOCA NIGHT OUT. Tickets are $50 online and $60 at the door! So put on your dancing shoes and boogie your way over to the link in our profile and get your tickets now! We can’t wait to see everyone there 👋🏻👋🏻

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Can ya dig a live band?! Join us on March 24, 2018, from 7p-11p for some Beer * Wine * Silent Auctions * and Live Dancing 🕺🏿💃🏼 at FOCA NIGHT OUT. Tickets are $50 online and $60 at the door! So put...
    http://www.facebook.com

25 hours ago

On October 26th, 1967, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther...

On October 26th, 1967, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. came to Philadelphia and he visited Barratt Junior High School (now Gw Childs Elementary) in South Philadelphia.

    MLK: What is Your Life's Blueprint?
    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 1967 speech at the Barratt Junior High School in Philadelphia. Here, he speaks to students about being the best people they can be, regardless of their status in life.
    https://www.youtube.com/

3 days ago

SERVICE OPPORTUNITY! This weekend we celebra...

SERVICE OPPORTUNITY! This weekend we celebrate the life and leadership of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. King was assassinated at the age of 39 on April 4, 1968 in Memphis, TN. To honor Dr. King's legacy, EPBN is holding the MLK Day Service Challenge. Between now and Monday night, your goal is to reach 39 points by doing any/all of the following: 1 point for picking up litter (1 pt = 1 piece of litter) 3 points for removing a bandit sign 3 points for telling a friend/neighbor about the challenge 5 points for picking up dog poop (not your own) 5 points for filing a 311 report 5 points for greeting a stranger 15 points for cleaning up a vacant lot Comment here with your final score and you will be entered into a drawing to receive 2 EPBN pint glasses. For more information on Dr. King's life and legacy, visit the King Center website below. Thank you!

    The Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change
    Share your dream now and visit the King Center Digital Archive to see more than 10,000 documents from Martin Luther King's personal collection and from the civil rights movement!
    http://www.thekingcenter.org

3 days ago

  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF A THREE (3) STORY TWO (2) FAMILY DWELLING WITH BASEMENT, ROOF DECK, & PILOT HOUSE, AS PER PLANS.

    1402 ELLSWORTH ST Issued January 11, 2018 Comment

3 days ago

Our Women's History Month celebration is slow...

Our Women's History Month celebration is slowly approaching and we need your help.Would you happen to know a woman that is doing great things in the community, the business sector or the world in general? If so please nominate them for our Women's History Month Celebration and tell us why they should be honored. You can inbox, DM or email us at unityinthecommunity13@gmail.com . We look forward to your nomination.

    Unity In The Community
    Our Women's History Month celebration is slowly approaching and we need your help.Would you happen to know a woman that is doing great things in the community, the business sector or the world in...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Kindergarten registration opens on Tuesday. S...

Kindergarten registration opens on Tuesday. Stop by the school to sign up your child. We can't wait to meet the newest members of the Arthur family!

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Kindergarten registration opens on Tuesday. Stop by the school to sign up your child. We can't wait to meet the newest members of the Arthur family!
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

New BYOB Alert: Burrata Is in the Works in South Philly

South Philly neighbors mourning August, the Italian BYOB that sat in the cozy corner spot at 13th and Wharton from 2003 to 2017, might be in luck. The building is getting a new tenant and it’s another Italian BYOB, this one named Burrata.

This article has 1 other Philadelphia location (Show)

Restaurants run in the family. Furxhiu’s older brother, Florian, is taking some heat for his upcoming taco shop, opening at Broad and Lombard on January 20. People aren’t happy with the name he chose: Illegal Tacos.

    New BYOB Alert: Burrata Is in the Works in South Philly
    South Philly neighbors mourning August, the Italian BYOB that sat in the cozy corner spot at 13th and Wharton from 2003 to 2017, might be in luck. The building is getting a new tenant and it's another Italian BYOB, this one named Burrata.
    https://philly.eater.com

3 days ago

Men I Trust at The Boot & Saddle on 03/21/2018 08:00 PM EDT

1131 S. Broad Street

    Men I Trust - Tickets - The Boot & Saddle - Philadelphia, PA - March 21st, 2018
    Men I Trust is Dragos, Jessy and Emma. Founded in 2014, Men I Trust (menitrust.com), is an indie band from Montreal (Canada) who loves smooth sounds, calm melodies and simple rhythms that relax, bu
    https://www.bootandsaddlephilly.com

3 days ago

Foxtrot & The Get Down at The Boot & Saddle on 02/16/2018 08:00 PM EST

1131 S. Broad Street

    Foxtrot & The Get Down - Tickets - The Boot & Saddle - Philadelphia, PA - February 16th, 2018
    Foxtrot & the Get Down began at West Chester University through mutual musical interests between singer/songwriter Colin Budny and bassist Ken Bianco. Bonding over acts like G. Love & Special
    https://www.bootandsaddlephilly.com

3 days ago

Sure Sure at The Boot & Saddle on 04/21/2018 08:30 PM EDT

1131 S. Broad Street

    Sure Sure - Tickets - The Boot & Saddle - Philadelphia, PA - April 21st, 2018
    Sure Sure is an experimental pop band from Los Angeles, California. The highly collaborative group, composed of Chris Beachy (keyboardist, singer), Charlie Glick (guitarist, singer), Kevin Farzad (dru
    https://www.bootandsaddlephilly.com

3 days ago

Newbold CDC shared Horizon House, Inc's photo...

    Horizon House, Inc
    Flu has entered into our region. And we are all wondering what we can do to prevent ourselves from getting sick. Horizon House is committed to building healthy people, healthy communities - please...
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

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  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    WIRE THROUGHOUT OUTLETS,SWITCHES,LIGHTS,GFCI AND SMOKE DETECTORS PER 2008 NEC (SFD) NO SERVICE WORK

    1127 CARPENTER ST Issued January 10, 2018 Comment
  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    INSTALL A NEW FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM FOR A 8' HOOD

    1401 REED ST Issued January 10, 2018 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL NEW 300AMP SERVICE,4GANG METER BANK,3-125AMP & 1-100AMP PANELS,100 RECESS LIGHTS,60 SWITCHES,830 OUTLETS,CO DETECTORS,ALL INTERCOM,CABLE & PHONE WIRING & INSTALLS AS PER NEC 2008 (SOUTH DISTRICT) INSTALL NEW FIRE ALARM SYSTEM COMPLETE WITH PULLS,HORNS,STROBES,SMOKES AND LIGHTS AS PER NFPA72

    1128-30 S 13TH ST Issued January 8, 2018 Comment
  • ZONING PERMIT

    FOR THE LEGALIZATION OF AN ADDITION TO AN EXISTING ATTACHED STRUCTURE (3RD FLOOR AND ROOF DECK ACCESSED THROUGH 3RD FLOOR LEVEL). SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOW ON PLANS AND APPLICATION. FOR CONTINUED USE AS SINGLE FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING.

    1413 S CLARION ST Issued January 10, 2018 Comment

4 days ago

Action alert! The Mayor's Office wants to kno...

Action alert! The Mayor's Office wants to know what is most important to you with respect to the upcoming School Board nominations. This short survey (3 questions) closes next Wednesday.

    Share what you want in your schools | Office of the Mayor
    Use this form to share your thoughts on what you want in your schools.
    https://beta.phila.gov

4 days ago

An Evening With..Kristin Hersh, Grant Lee Phillips at The Boot & Saddle on 03/14/2018 08:30 PM EDT

1131 S. Broad Street

    An Evening With..Kristin Hersh, Grant Lee Phillips - Tickets - The Boot & Saddle - Philadelphia, PA - March 14th, 2018
    After founding her influential artpunk band Throwing Muses in Providence, RI, at the age of 14, Kristin Hersh has spent decades confounding expectations and breaking rules, both hers and others.
    https://www.bootandsaddlephilly.com

4 days ago

Flynt Flossy and Turquoise Jeep at The Boot & Saddle on 02/22/2018 08:30 PM EST

1131 S. Broad Street

    Flynt Flossy and Turquoise Jeep - Tickets - The Boot & Saddle - Philadelphia, PA - February 22nd, 2018
    Turquoise Jeep Records is an independent record label founded by Flynt Flossy and Whatchyamcallit. It is best known for its YouTube videos including "Lemme Smang It" and "Did I Mention
    https://www.bootandsaddlephilly.com

5 days ago

5 days ago

ZONING MEETING TONIGHT @ 6:30 pm Did you kno...

ZONING MEETING TONIGHT @ 6:30 pm Did you know that EPBN hosts monthly Zoning meetings on the second Wednesday of every month? All are invited to come hear about proposed projects, and if you're a near neighbor of one of the projects on the schedule, you may cast a vote in support of or against the project. The tally of those votes is submitted to the Zoning Board of Adjustments and considered when the applicant appears for their official hearing. If you want your voice heard, an EPBN zoning meeting is the right place to start. Tonight's meeting includes 3 properties, including one major project that will have a substantial impact on the neighborhood: 1258 S 17th Street - Legalization of a 6-unit residential building 1706 S. 16th Street - Open Space variance 1433 Federal Street - Permission to allow an exisiting 39-unit building, plus an additional 4 duplexes with commercial on the ground floor, facing Federal. Come be an integral part of the process! TONIGHT - Wednesday, Jan 10, 6:30pm South Philadelphia Library 1700 S Broad (@ Morris)

    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

Courtney Marie Andrews at The Boot & Saddle on 03/24/2018 08:30 PM EDT

1131 S. Broad Street

    Courtney Marie Andrews - Tickets - The Boot & Saddle - Philadelphia, PA - March 24th, 2018
    Courtney Marie Andrews spent over nine months of 2017 on the road, with multiple trips across the US, Canada, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. That's nothing new for Andrews, though. She's been touring relentlessly since leaving her Arizona hometown at 16. It's a life that inspired much of her 2016 breakthrough album, Honest Life.
    https://www.bootandsaddlephilly.com

6 days ago

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/philadel...

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/philadelphian-brings-more-unity-in-the-community-during_us_5a393308e4b0578d1beb7320

    Philadelphian brings more 'Unity in the Community' during the holidays with NBA's Ben Simmons
    South Philly native, Anton Moore, and the NBA's and Philadelphia 76ers' rising star, Ben Simmons, connected recently to assist those in need and spread some holiday cheer. "We worked on this for three weeks and we had to keep it a secret from the families until the day of the event," Moore said of the four families taken on a "surprise shopping spree at Target."
    https://www.huffingtonpost.com

6 days ago

Unity In The Community added 14 new photos.

We would like to give a big thank you to the Philadelphia 76'ers, Amy Heaver, and Ben Simmons, for partnering with my organization @unityinthecommunity to take four families from our community on a surprise shopping spree at Target today.We worked on this for three weeks and we had to keep it a secret from the families until the day of the event. The look on the families faces was priceless.Each family was able to spend close to $1500.00 each. Thank you to each and every person that nominated a family for our Operation Holiday Help Initiative. We appreciate it so much. One down, One to go! #Gameon

    Unity In The Community
    Unity In The Community. 1.9K likes. Launched in 2009, Unity in the Community is a non-profit organization dedicated to changing the lives of others in the South Philadelphia area.
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

We hope that everyone is enjoying the New Yea...

We hope that everyone is enjoying the New Year.Peace and blessings to each and every person.

    Unity In The Community
    Unity In The Community. 1,662 likes · 22 talking about this. Launched in 2009, Unity in the Community is a non-profit organization dedicated to changing...
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

Unity In The Community added 16 new photos.

For the 8th year in the row, we were able to surprise six families from our community with our Operation Holiday Help Initiative, despite the rain. It was easy for someone not to show up because of the rain, but people still showed up to show their commitment to our community. We would like to give a big thank you to each and every sponsor that participated in this initiative and of course the residents that nominated these families and made us aware of their hardship.In addition to that, Thank you to Mayor Kenney and his team for making this event a success.The families really appreciated it so much. @ Down South Philly

    Unity In The Community
    Unity In The Community. 1.9K likes. Launched in 2009, Unity in the Community is a non-profit organization dedicated to changing the lives of others in the South Philadelphia area.
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

Don't forget! Our rescheduled open house will...

Don't forget! Our rescheduled open house will be held this Thursday at 9am. Come meet Principal Newman and tour the school!

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Don't forget! Our rescheduled open house will be held this Thursday at 9am. Come meet Principal Newman and tour the school!
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 09

Kyle Craft at The Boot & Saddle on 03/26/2018 08:30 PM EDT

1131 S. Broad Street

    Kyle Craft - Tickets - The Boot & Saddle - Philadelphia, PA - March 26th, 2018
    Fate was smiling upon Sub Pop the day Kyle Craft arrived at the Seattle offices. Fate was smiling upon Sub Pop, not Kyle Craft. Kyle Craft just happened to be there. Now at the age of 28, the Louisiana-originating troubadour is a little wiser to things, but back then he only knew Sub Pop for its links with Nirvana and as the home of Beach House and Fleet Foxes.
    https://www.bootandsaddlephilly.com

Jan 09

Jan 08

Olden Yolk, Robert Earl Thomas at The Boot & Saddle on 02/17/2018 08:30 PM EST

1131 S. Broad Street

    Olden Yolk, Robert Earl Thomas - Tickets - The Boot & Saddle - Philadelphia, PA - February 17th, 2018
    Olden Yolk is a New York-based group whose penchant for dystopian folk, abstract poeticism, and motorik rhythms have enveloped them in a sound uniquely of-the-moment yet simultaneously time-tested. The project is led by songwriters, vocalists, and multi-instrumentalists Shane Butler and Caity Shaffer, whose interlaced vocals are found guiding each composition on their enlivening self-titled debut.
    https://www.bootandsaddlephilly.com

Jan 08

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      1200 Block So Broad St. December 30, 2017 @ 2:53 p.m. Comment

Jan 07

Point Breeze Community Development Coalition ...

    South Philly building gets nod for National Register of Historic Places
    The future of the former Frankford Chocolate Factory may be unknown, but its past and its architectural character were enough to earn it a timeless spot on the National Register of Historic Places. And that could provide just the stimulus the building needs to reinvigorate its on-again, off-again redevelopment efforts.
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

Jan 06

Consider yourselves CHIPPED! We received a m...

Consider yourselves CHIPPED! We received a miraculous 500 trees today at Columbus Square Park, which, considering the weather, is pretty outstanding. See you next year!!

    East Point Breeze Neighbors
    Consider yourselves CHIPPED! We received a miraculous 500 trees today at Columbus Square Park, which, considering the weather, is pretty outstanding. See you next year!!
    http://www.facebook.com

Jan 06

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      1200 Block S. Broad Street December 28, 2017 @ 9 p.m. Comment

Jan 05

Reminder: The South Philly Civics will be ho...

Reminder: The South Philly Civics will be hosting our tree-cycling event TOMORROW, 1/6/18, at Columbus Square Park (corner of S. 13th St. and Reed St) from 9 AM-3 PM. The chips from your recycled trees will be used for mulch at local parks and gardens. There is a suggested donation of $5 that they will put towards the neighborhood civic associations staffing the site. Can't make it that day? Click on the link below for more ways to recycle your tree.

    Philadelphia Streets:
    Learn what residents and businesses need to know about trash collection and recycling.
    http://www.philadelphiastreets.com

Jan 05

Point Breeze Community Development Coalition ...

    East Point Breeze Neighbors
    DID YOU KNOW... that Xmas trees put on the street will NOT be recycled? If you want to turn your much-loved but now-dead tannenbaums into mulch for the community, you've got a solid option this...
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 05

Clean Up our Community on Martin Luther King Day on Monday, 15th January at 9:00am (Come out)

Please come out and help keep our neighborhood clean with Resident Action Committee II (RAC2) on Martin Luther King day (Monday, 15th Jan) at 9:00am. RAC2 will meet at Stringer Square Park, 32nd & Reed Streets, 19145 at 9:00am.

For more information email the Event Coordinator: treeves.rac2@gmail.com

Jan 05

PPD 17th District Town Hall Meeting w/Captain Michael O'Donnell on Tues., 09 Jan 2018 @5:30pm

Captain Michael O'Donnell's Town Hall Community Meeting. Bring your concerns, questions, receive the crime report and information for your neighborhood.

Date: Tuesday, 9th January
Time: 5:30pm to 6:30pm.
Location: 17th Police District, 1201 So. 20th Street

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