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  • DEMOLITION PERMIT

    FOR THE COMPLETE DEMOLITION OF A THREE (3) STORY EXISTING STRUCTURE. STRUCTURE TO BE DEMOLISHED BY HAND AND WITH HAND HELD TOOLS ONLY. PEDESTRIAN PROTECTION TO BE IN PLACE PRIOR TO START OF WORK AND TO BE MAINTAINED DURING ALL DEMOLITION ACTIVITIES. * A COVERED WALKWAY OR SIDEWALK CLOSURE SHALL BE REQUIRED WITHIN 8 FEET OF BUILDING FA?ADE IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 3306 OF THE IBC. SEPARATE BUILDING AND/OR STREETS DEPARTMENT PERMITS ARE REQUIRED. * 21 DAY POSTING AND NOTICE REQUIRED PER A-303.2 * NEWLY EXPOSED WALLS TO BE TREATED

    2111 MASTER ST Issued April 24, 2018 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    EXISTING 100AMP SERVICE AND PARTIAL REWIRE WITH OUTLETS SWITCHES FIXTURES SMOKE/CO DETECTORS

    2027 MASTER ST Issued April 24, 2018 Comment
  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    FOR THE COMPLETE DEMOLITION OF AN EXISTING STRUCTURE FOR USE AS A VACANT LOT

    2111 MASTER ST Issued April 24, 2018 Comment

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3 hours ago

http://www.fox29.com/good-day/324454568-video...

http://www.fox29.com/good-day/324454568-video#/

    Good Day previews revamped Bourse Marketplace ahead of its summer opening
    FOX 29's Steve Keeley is live in Old City with more.
    http://www.fox29.com

5 hours ago

https://news360.com/article/451421381

https://news360.com/article/451421381

    PPA's Scott Petri says raise contractor parking permits - Philadelphia Business Journal
    Philadelphia Parking Authority's new leader is offering City Council another tactic to help drum up more dollars for Philadelphia and its chronically underfunded school system - upping the price of a contractor parking permit by 400 percent.
    https://www.bizjournals.com

6 hours ago

https://philly.curbed.com/platform/amp/2018/4...

https://philly.curbed.com/platform/amp/2018/4/25/17279098/historic-curtis-center-lyndon-luxury-apartments

    Take a peek inside the historic Curtis Center's new luxury apartments
    In recent years, industrial-style homes and apartments-with exposed heating ducts, brickwork and metal beams-have become a fixture on the rental market in Philly. But this year, amidst the booming popularity of that repurposed-factory vibe, come the newly-built Lyndon at the Curtis apartments-and they have something entirely different to offer.
    https://philly.curbed.com

6 hours ago

Ground is broken on Pod Philly micro-hotel in...

Ground is broken on Pod Philly micro-hotel in Center City http://www.philly.com/philly/business/real_estate/commercial/pod-philly-micro-hotel-19th-ludlow-philadelphia-20180425.html

    Ground is broken on Pod Philly micro-hotel in Center City
    Crews have started work at the 19th-and-Ludlow-Street development site where the city's first tiny-roomed "micro-hotel" is to rise. Construction of the 252-room, 11-story Pod Philly hotel began Tuesday with a ceremonial groundbreaking joined by leaders of the project's developers - Modus Hotels of Washington, D.C., and Parkway Corp.
    http://www.philly.com

6 hours ago

http://www.phillyvoice.com/parks-on-tap-2018-...

http://www.phillyvoice.com/parks-on-tap-2018-schedule/

    Parks on Tap 2018: Here's the full schedule for the traveling beer garden
    Parks on Tap, the traveling beer garden, will return for a third season this summer. The 2018 season will be the longest to date, running for 23 weeks from April 25 through Sept. 30. Each week, Parks on Tap will travel to a different Philadelphia park, staying there Wednesday through Sunday.
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

6 hours ago

Crime: The Late Officer Robert Wilson served ...

Crime: The Late Officer Robert Wilson served and died in the line of Duty in the Philadelphia Police Department combined 22/23 District which includes Brewerytown: https://www.google.com/amp/www.philly.com/philly/news/crime/trial-delay-outrages-family-sgt-robert-wilson-iii-da-larry-krasner-20180328.html%3famphtml=y

    Trial delay outrages family of slain Sgt. Robert Wilson III
    The family of slain Sgt. Robert Wilson III said Wednesday that they are outraged at the way Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner has handled the prosecution of Wilson's accused killers after the trial was pushed back until November 2018. - Chris Palmer, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

6 hours ago

Humor:

Humor:

    Greater Brewerytown CDC
    Humor:
    https://www.facebook.com

8 hours ago

The Office of Property Assessment's 2019 asse...

The Office of Property Assessment's 2019 assessments are out, and many have noted some odd patterns in the land assessments. 5th Square volunteer Aaron Bauman created this interactive map of land assessments alone to help residents, journalists, and decision-makers continue to research the issue and fix Philadelphia's unfair land assessments. http://www.5thsq.org/map_philly_2019_land_assessments http://www.5thsq.org/map_philly_2019_land_assessments

    Map: Philly's 2019 Land Assessments
    Mapping the 2019 OPA land assessments
    http://www.5thsq.org

8 hours ago

Opinion: http://www.philly.com/philly/news/pe...

Opinion: http://www.philly.com/philly/news/pennsylvania/philadelphia/a-billionaire-ed-rendell-and-a-litigious-judge-how-power-and-influence-shape-meek-mill-case-20180126.html?utm_campaign=Philly.com+Facebook+Account&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&cid=Philly.com+Facebook&mobi=true

    A billionaire, Ed Rendell, and a litigious judge: How power and influence shape Meek Mill saga
    Meek Mill is no ordinary defendant. Genece Brinkley is no typical judge. And both have exerted power, status and resources to win advantages in court in ways that few others could - ways legal ethicists describe problematic. - Jeremy Roebuck, Mark Fazlollah, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

8 hours ago

http://www.phillyvoice.com/opera-singer-mario...

http://www.phillyvoice.com/opera-singer-mario-lanza-south-philly-home-apartments-bella-vista/

    Proposal to demolish Philly opera singer's home draws opposition from two sides
    Plans for a gated residential development project that would involve demolishing Philly-born opera singer Mario Lanza's South Philly home faces fierce opposition from two seemingly odd bedfellows: the Bella Vista neighbors association and the local Italian American community who wish to preserve the history Lanza's birthplace.
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

8 hours ago

http://phlcouncil.com/Cindy-bass-property-ass...

http://phlcouncil.com/Cindy-bass-property-assessments-opa-audit/?platform=hootsuite

    COUNCILWOMAN CINDY BASS 'VERY CONCERNED' ABOUT PROPERTY ASSESSMENTS
    Councilwoman Cindy Bass (8th District) issues a statement on the most recent property assessments, which in some cases resulted in drastically increased property values. "I am very concerned about the most recent round of property assessments by the Office of Property Assessment, which resulted in sometimes sharply increased property values.
    http://phlcouncil.com

9 hours ago

Opinion: http://www.philly.com/philly/opinion...

Opinion: http://www.philly.com/philly/opinion/commentary/where-are-the-conservatives-we-need-opinion-20180424.html

    Where are the conservatives we need? | Opinion
    We need a politics where the democratic left and right compete over who can most effectively and efficiently excise this social cancer from our body politic. Such a debate could be both instructive and productive. - E.J. Dionne, Philadelphia Washington Post
    http://www.philly.com

18 hours ago

Opinion : http://planphilly.com/articles/2018...

Opinion : http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/04/25/love-park-more-like-loathe-park-criticisms-mount-as-jfk-plaza-slowly-reopens

    LOVE Park? More like loathe park! Criticisms mount as JFK Plaza slowly reopens.
    On Thursday, city officials gathered at LOVE Park to dedicate the southeast corner as Bank of America plaza and garden in recognition of a $250,000 donation from the financial institution. Jamie Gauthier, executive director of the Fairmount Park Conservancy, had the honors of thanking and introducing the bank's regional president who would present the oversized fake check.
    http://planphilly.com

18 hours ago

Crime: http://6abc.com/police-begin-crackdown...

Crime: http://6abc.com/police-begin-crackdown-on-illegal-atv-and-dirt-bike-riders/3388259/

    Police begin crackdown on illegal ATV and dirt bike riders
    Almost like clockwork, the warmer weather brings out dirt bike and all-terrain vehicle enthusiasts across the tri-state area. Riding on the vehicles is perfectly legal if you are off road, but highly illegal on city streets. "There are no headlights, no tail lights, no brake lights and they're out there riding in the dark.
    http://6abc.com

18 hours ago

Only Celebrities may apply: http://www.cityan...

Only Celebrities may apply: http://www.cityandstatepa.com/content/meek-mill-released-study-shows-pa-parole-rate-highest-us

    Meek Mill released, but study shows PA parole rate highest in US
    Just hours after rapper Meek Mill was freed from prison over a controversial parole violation, a new study shows that Pennsylvania's parole rate is the highest in the nation - and it's a problem that's getting worse.
    http://www.cityandstatepa.com

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28 hours ago

https://philly.curbed.com/maps/philadelphia-g...

https://philly.curbed.com/maps/philadelphia-gardens-parks-green-space

    Secret gardens, parks, and green spaces in Philadelphia
    The weather is finally warming up a little-well, at least the sun is out-and it's the perfect time to check out Philly's wealth of parks and green spaces. Sure, you likely know the four main public squares in the City of Brotherly Love: Logan, Washington, Rittenhouse, and Franklin squares.
    https://philly.curbed.com

29 hours ago

http://www.phillytenant.org/

http://www.phillytenant.org/

    PhillyTenant.Org - Resources for Renting in Philadelphia
    The information provided on PhillyTenant.org is for informational purposes only and should not be considered legal advice. For legal advice or representation, tenants should consult an attorney. Theme by Anders Norén
    http://www.phillytenant.org

33 hours ago

Breaking: http://6abc.com/meek-mill-released...

Breaking: http://6abc.com/meek-mill-released-from-prison/3387105/

    Meek Mill released from prison
    Rapper Meek Mill walked out of prison Tuesday after Pennsylvania's highest court ordered him freed while he appeals decade-old gun and drug convictions. Following a five-month campaign by his supporters to get him out, the state Supreme Court directed a Philadelphia judge who had jailed him to immediately issue an order releasing him on unsecured bail.
    http://6abc.com

33 hours ago

Politics: http://www.politicspa.com/political...

Politics: http://www.politicspa.com/politically-uncorrected-why-the-gop-gubernatorial-primary-seems-so-crazy/87308/

    Politically Uncorrected: Why the GOP Gubernatorial Primary seems so crazy
    For many, national politics today seems bizarre. Indeed, viewed historically we are living through an abnormal moment, a chronically controversial president, deeply polarized political parties, bitterly divisive issues and an angry, frustrated electorate. But for truly aberrational politics, Pennsylvania is ground zero.
    http://www.politicspa.com

33 hours ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/eviction-ad...

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/eviction-admiral-court-dorsett-court-cls-west-philadelphia-gentrification-20180424.html?mobi=true

    Dozens ordered to leave West Philly apartments ahead of sale
    Dozens of residents in two West Philadelphia apartment buildings received letters April 9 telling them to move out by April 30 when the doors would be locked and utilities shut off. The letter said the city was ordering the landlord to cease operations. The city, however, said Tuesday that it issued no such order.
    http://www.philly.com

38 hours ago

Opinion: http://planphilly.com/eyesonthestre...

Opinion: http://planphilly.com/eyesonthestreet/2018/04/24/where-have-all-the-public-bathrooms-gone

    Where have all the public bathrooms gone?
    By Charles Ellison It's been 11 days since Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson were arrested for waiting while Black at a Rittenhouse Square Starbucks. In that time, the manager who called the cops on the two Philadelphia men left her job, the coffee-chain accepted blame for the incident, and most recently, Philadelphia Police Chief Richard Ross publicly apologized.
    http://planphilly.com

38 hours ago

http://www.philasun.com/local/city-council-pr...

http://www.philasun.com/local/city-council-president-clarke-seeks-to-ease-tensions-of-richard-allen-homes-residents-over-gentrification-realities-in-their-neighborhood/

    City Council President Clarke seeks to ease tensions of Richard Allen Homes residents over gentrification realities in their neighborhood - The Philadelphia Sunday Sun
    Tweet Share Pin Email ABOVE PHOTO: City Council President Darrell Clarke poses with members of RANG. (Photo: Courtesy of RANG) By Raymond Jones On a chilly April evening, 50 people gathered at the John F. Street Community Center, located at 11th and Poplar Street, to ask Philadelphia City Council President Darrell Clarke about the...
    http://www.philasun.com

39 hours ago

Crime: http://www.philly.com/philly/columnist...

Crime: http://www.philly.com/philly/columnists/jenice_armstrong/dominique-oglesby-penn-state-university-student-killed-jenice-armstrong-20180424.html?utm_campaign=Philly.com+Facebook+Account&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&cid=Philly.com+Facebook&mobi=true

    Help family of slain Penn State student find closure | Jenice Armstrong - Philly
    Philly, all of this killing over dumb stuff has got to stop. A bump, a look, some words, and the next thing you know, someone pulls out a gun and starts shooting. That's what happened with Dominique Oglesby, the 23-year-old Penn State student killed outside the Galaxy West Bar & Grill in West Philly in March.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

https://trib.al/nMoovKd

https://trib.al/nMoovKd

    Philly airport has hundreds of job openings ready for takeoff
    More than 50 employers at Philadelphia International Airport are expected to participate in the job fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Temple University Liacouras Center, 1776 N. Broad Street. Airlines, restaurants, car rental companies, retailers, and government agencies are seeking to fill hundreds of openings, according to the airport.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

https://billypenn.com/2018/04/23/this-map-mak...

https://billypenn.com/2018/04/23/this-map-makes-it-easy-to-compare-your-property-tax-change-to-your-neighbors/

    This map makes it easy to compare your property tax change to your neighbors'
    Updated 5:30 p.m. with a second map that has additional filtering tools Since the beginning of April, many Philly residents have opened their mail to find an envelope full of sticker shock. The city just rolled out new property assessments - officially called " Proposed Valuations for Tax Year 2019" - and while some home values decreased, many went significantly up.
    https://billypenn.com

2 days ago

In Strawberry Mansion :

In Strawberry Mansion :

    Greater Brewerytown CDC
    In Strawberry Mansion :
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

2 days ago

‪⚡️DEADLINE APPROACHING⚡️‬ ‪Pennsylvania High...

‪⚡️DEADLINE APPROACHING⚡️‬ ‪Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency is reminding students and families that the 2018-19 #PA State Grant application filing deadline is May 1st! ‬ ‪For more information go to pheaa.org ‬⬇️ http://www.pheaa.org/

    PHEAA - Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency
    The Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) is one of the nation's leading student aid organizations, serving millions of students and thousands of schools.
    http://www.pheaa.org

2 days ago

Politics: https://philadelphianeighborhoods.c...

Politics: https://philadelphianeighborhoods.com/2018/04/21/politics-stemming-gun-violence-is-what-motivates-candidate-lindy-li/

    Politics: Stemming Gun Violence is What Motivates Candidate Lindy Li
    Lindy Li's decision to leave a successful finance career and run for Congress began with the tragic events of December 14, 2012, the day a gunman walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Connecticut, and killed 20 children and six staff members.
    https://philadelphianeighborhoods.com

2 days ago

http://www.phillyvoice.com/creed-2-needs-you-...

http://www.phillyvoice.com/creed-2-needs-you-heres-how-you-could-be-in-the-movie/

    'Creed 2' needs you! Here's how you could be in the movie
    If you've ever wanted to be in a movie, then keep reading. There's a company called Heery Loftus Casting operating out of Philadelphia which helps producers fill roles for movies, television, commercials, and more. Heery shares information about casting calls for extras, speaking roles, and anything else that producers require to fulfill their needs.
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

2 days ago

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/04/20/com...

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/04/20/coming-soon-to-a-building-near-you-an-energy-upgrade-your-wallet-and-the-planet-will-like

    Coming soon to a building near you: an energy upgrade your wallet and the planet will like
    Philadelphia's building code is set to receive an update expected to reduce energy bills and shrink the city's carbon footprint. On Thursday, the Council's Licenses & Inspections committee gave the green light on a bill that if passed will mandate that the owners of commercial buildings comply with 2018 energy efficiency building standards set by the International Code Council, an industry group that establishes best practices for governments worldwide.
    http://planphilly.com

2 days ago

Now for something different New York City 19...

Now for something different New York City 1911: http://www.openculture.com/2018/04/immaculately-restored-film-lets-you-revisit-life-in-new-york-city-in-1911.html

    Immaculately Restored Film Lets You Revisit Life in New York City in 1911
    Other than one or two of the world's supercentenarians, nobody remembers New York in 1911. Plenty of living historians and enthusiasts of the city have paid intensive attention to that booming time period when the city's population fast approached five million, but none experienced it first-hand.
    http://www.openculture.com

2 days ago

Opinion: https://trib.al/bXupCc3

Opinion: https://trib.al/bXupCc3

    What's that smell? It's Harrisburg's political air | John Baer - Philly
    Perhaps you've noticed strange things emanate from your state Capitol. I mean apart from frequent whiffs of worthlessness, the occasional stench of mendacity. Well, a clash last week twixt two lawmakers shows how noxious Harrisburg can be.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/04/20/10-...

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/04/20/10-philly-neighborhoods-reap-the-lion-s-share-of-construction-tax-break-benefits

    10 Philly neighborhoods reap the lion's share of construction tax break benefits
    Ten neighborhoods concentrated around Center City make up 59 percent of the properties receiving Philadelphia' controversial 10-year tax abatement, according to a report released Friday by City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart. The analysis looked at the tax break's geographical concentration, the distribution of its benefits and its impact on developer profitability.
    http://planphilly.com

2 days ago

http://6abc.com/boy-riding-bike-with-father-k...

http://6abc.com/boy-riding-bike-with-father-killed-hit-by-suspected-drunk-driver/3380950/

    Boy riding bike with father killed, hit by suspected drunk driver
    A 6-year-old boy was killed and his father was critically injured after police say they were struck by a suspected drunk driver while on a minibike ride in West Philadelphia. Philadelphia police were called to the scene around 11:15 p.m. Sunday at 63rd and Callowhill streets.
    http://6abc.com

2 days ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/eviction-ph...

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/eviction-philadelphia-poverty-broke-in-philly-solutions-20180418.html?utm_campaign=Philly.com+Facebook+Account&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&cid=Philly.com+Facebook&mobi=true

    Why 1 in 14 Philly renters faces eviction every year
    The rowhouse in Port Richmond looked promising, with three bedrooms, new floors, and a small white porch out front. After having moved three times in 15 months, Linda Watson hoped she'd found some stability there with her 21-year-old daughter and 12-year-old son. But come late October, the heat didn't work.
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/starbucks-p...

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/starbucks-philadelphia-indoor-stops-black-white-race-20180420.html

    Analysis: Blacks stopped at much higher rate indoors in Center City - Philly
    The controversial arrest of two black men at a Center City Starbucks last Thursday has reignited the debate about racial profiling by police and businesses in Philadelphia and around the country. An Inquirer and Daily News analysis of police data in the districts that cover Center City shows that while police stops have fallen sharply since 2014, blacks are still significantly more likely to be stopped than whites.
    http://www.philly.com

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