14 hours ago

13 locations in the Philadelphia area where M...

13 locations in the Philadelphia area where MLK either lived ,spoke , or protested at: https://philly.curbed.com/maps/mlk-jr-historic-sites-philadelphia

    Where Martin Luther King, Jr. left his mark in Philly
    Monday, January 15 is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, so we thought we'd take a trip through history and retrace his steps through Philadelphia. While King, Jr. has southern roots, the start of his journey from Baptist minister to Civil Rights activist began in and around Philly.
    https://philly.curbed.com

14 hours ago

http://planphilly.com/eyesonthestreet/2018/01...

http://planphilly.com/eyesonthestreet/2018/01/15/lancaster-avenue-commercial-corridor-mlk

    How West Philadelphia businesses answer MLK's call to action
    "We've got to realize that the moment is before us!" Those are the words that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. used to energize a thunderous, cheering crowd at the corner of 40th and Lancaster Avenue in August of 1965.
    http://planphilly.com

15 hours ago

Humor : https://trib.al/wcW8nfH

Humor : https://trib.al/wcW8nfH

    4 vital transformations Larry Krasner can make in his first year as Philly's DA | Opinion
    When Larry Krasner took the stage for his inauguration earlier this month, he said that he was a technician for a movement. A technician for us. If he's our technician, we have a lot of work lined up for him and his team - and a set of instructions on how we can collaborate to make those changes happen.
    http://www.philly.com

15 hours ago

Humor: https://matadornetwork.com/read/7-thin...

Humor: https://matadornetwork.com/read/7-things-philadelphians-love-hate/?utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=Partner&utm_campaign=MeanwhilePhilly

    7 things Philadelphians love to hate
    From parking spot problems to the PPA, there are a few things that Philadelphians really hate. Read on to commiserate with them all!
    https://matadornetwork.com

15 hours ago

"Woolworth's Five and Dime Store" menu from ...

"Woolworth's Five and Dime Store" menu from Philadelphia ,1960. Woolworth's was what was referred to as a Five and 10 cents store.(or Five and dime)

    Greater Brewerytown CDC
    "Woolworth's Five and Dime Store" menu from Philadelphia ,1960. Woolworth's was what was referred to as a Five and 10 cents store.(or Five and dime)
    https://www.facebook.com

17 hours ago

https://trib.al/2Swh8ow

https://trib.al/2Swh8ow

    Motorists beware: Potholes are flattening tires around the region
    Widely varying temperatures over the last week have created prime conditions for roadways to crumble, leading to a 20 percent jump in calls for help to AAA for flat tires compared with the same time period last year. - Michael Boren, Erin Arvedlund, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

20 hours ago

https://whyy.org/articles/drivers-deprived-li...

https://whyy.org/articles/drivers-deprived-licenses-drug-conviction-sue-repeal-pa-law/

    Drivers deprived of licenses after drug conviction sue to repeal Pa. law
    These days, Russell Harold can get pretty depressed. His house-cleaning business is foundering. He hasn't seen his grandchildren in months. And money is always tight. "I feel hurt," he said. Harold's troubles date back to the summer, when Philadelphia police arrested him for drug possession.
    https://whyy.org

30 hours ago

41 hours ago

Greater Brewerytown CDC shared Causality's vi...

The I.T. : https://www.facebook.com/the.butterfly.effect.808/videos/1016593348442371/

    Causality
    You can not just teach about slavery, these people had backgrounds. They came from Africa.
    http://www.facebook.com

41 hours ago

Greater Brewerytown CDC shared CBS Evening Ne...

https://www.facebook.com/CBSEveningNews/videos/10156182060809073/

    CBS Evening News with Jeff Glor
    As newlyweds, a couple was turned away at a hotel door on their honeymoon because of the color of their skin. 60 years later, a story of redemption was made possible by a class of fifth graders....
    http://www.facebook.com

41 hours ago

https://www.nmajh.org/CalendarEvent.aspx?even...

https://www.nmajh.org/CalendarEvent.aspx?eventid=565

    NMAJH EVENT:Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
    https://www.nmajh.org

2 days ago

In Francisville: http://www.ocfrealty.com/nak...

In Francisville: http://www.ocfrealty.com/naked-philly/francisville/another-project-underway-1500-block-ridge

    Another Project Underway on the 1500 Block of Ridge - OCF Realty
    It's been a few months since we were here, so of course it's time to revisit Ridge Avenue in Francisville with info about some new development. We found ourselves in the area the other day and a relatively new pile of bricks suddenly caught our gaze.
    http://www.ocfrealty.com

2 days ago

Opinion: http://www.phillymag.com/news/2018/0...

Opinion: http://www.phillymag.com/news/2018/01/12/donald-trump-haiti-racism/

    OPINION: Repeat After Me: Donald Trump Is Racist.
    I'm done letting politicians and the media sidestep the obvious. Surprise: Donald Trump is racist, and probably has been for most of his life.
    http://www.phillymag.com

2 days ago

With crowds of people watching, firemen demon...

With crowds of people watching, firemen demonstrated how quickly a blaze could be extinguished in Independence Hall. The picture shows the manner in which water was placed upon the historic structure. (1923)

    Greater Brewerytown CDC
    With crowds of people watching, firemen demonstrated how quickly a blaze could be extinguished in Independence Hall. The picture shows the manner in which water was placed upon the historic...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    EZ ALTERATIONS PERMIT - 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 TO INCLUDE: REPLACE GWB, INSTALL NEW FLOORS, REPLACE CABINETS MINOR NON-LOAD BEARING FRAMING. SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR PLUMBING, ELECTRIC AND HVAC. CALL INSPECTOR AT DISTRICT OFFICE AT LEAST 24 HOURS PRIOR TO STARTING WORK.

    2442 INGERSOLL ST Issued January 12, 2018 Comment

2 days ago

http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2018/01/10/p...

http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2018/01/10/philly-high-school-students-get-head-start-on-college-careers/

    Philly High School Students Get Head Start On College Careers
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - More Philadelphia high school students are being given the chance to earn college credits, before they graduate high school. This spring, 15 juniors and seniors at Girls High and Central High School will have the opportunity to head up Olney Avenue and take college-level courses at La Salle University.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

2 days ago

Opinion: https://trib.al/dHbixZC

Opinion: https://trib.al/dHbixZC

    Philly families of color are hurt by NAACP's charter school stance | Opinion
    By opposing charters, the NAACP is holding back blacks, starving them of the educational opportunity they deserve and setting far too many on a dangerous life path by forcing them into failing public schools. - Sylvia P. Simms, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

http://www.artmuseumareaphl.com/single-post/2...

http://www.artmuseumareaphl.com/single-post/2018/01/10/Top-Art-Museum-Area-Headlines-of-2017

    Art Museum Area PHL
    Whether you are a first-time visitor or long-time resident, the small businesses in the Art Museum Area invite you to eat, shop, and explore everyday.
    http://www.artmuseumareaphl.com

3 days ago

Greater Brewerytown CDC shared Theatre Philad...

https://www.facebook.com/events/1980570802196289/?ti=icl

    Philly Theatre Week
    February 8-18: Theatre Philadelphia hosts Philly Theatre Week, a 10-day celebration of the artists, organizations, and audiences that have made Greater...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

On the Benjamin Franklin Parkway: http://www....

On the Benjamin Franklin Parkway: http://www.phillyvoice.com/livestream-photos-from-funeral-of-fallen-philly-firefighter/

    Livestream, photos from funeral of fallen Philly firefighter
    The city gathered Friday to bid farewell to Philadelphia firefighter Lt. Matthew LeTourneau, who died in the line of duty last Saturday. The 11-year-veteran was trapped by debris after the second floor of the North Philadelphia rowhome collapsed. After a viewing Thursday night at the Cathedral Basilica of Sts.
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

3 days ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/health/environme...

http://www.philly.com/philly/health/environment/where-will-all-that-philadelphia-road-salt-go-in-the-delaware-river-and-thats-not-good-20180111.html?utm_campaign=Philly.com+Facebook+Account&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&cid=Philly.com+Facebook&mobi=true

    Where will all that road salt go? In the Delaware River - and that's a concern
    With this week's thaw, all that salt has to go somewhere. And that somewhere is into local waterways, which, in the Philadelphia area, eventually make their way into the Delaware River as part of its watershed. - Frank Kummer, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/business/comcast...

http://www.philly.com/philly/business/comcast/comcast-buys-cable-system-public-housing-digital-divide-internet-essentials-20180112.html

    Comcast to wire thousands of Philly public housing units with internet
    Comcast Corp. buys cable system to thousands of Philadelphia public housing units run by the Philadelphia Housing Authority. Residents there had been on the other side of the digital divide, without access to high-speed internet services, the housing agency said.
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

http://www.phillymag.com/news/2018/01/12/phil...

http://www.phillymag.com/news/2018/01/12/philadelphia-trash-pickup-snow/

    City Says It's Sorry That Your Trash Hasn't Been Picked Up
    Naturally, the weather is to blame. Trash pickup is one of those basic city services that people expect to work correctly, and then they freak out, rightfully so, when things go wrong. And there are a lot of Philadelphians freaking out right now about the piles of trash in front of their homes.
    http://www.phillymag.com

3 days ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/crime/da-kr...

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/crime/da-krasner-on-lack-of-charges-in-police-shootings-this-aint-fair-this-is-a-bias-20180112.html

    DA Krasner on lack of charges in police shootings: 'This ain't fair, this is a bias'
    Reinforcing a position he took as a candidate, new Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner on Thursday night signaled his skepticism over the lack of prosecutions against city police for shooting suspects - and said his office won't be shy about ending the near two-decade trend.
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

http://www.phillyvoice.com/a-revolutionary-ne...

http://www.phillyvoice.com/a-revolutionary-new-les-miserables-reflects-victor-hugos-artistic-vision/

    A revolutionary new 'Les Miserables' reflects Victor Hugo's artistic vision
    The last time Philadelphia audiences saw playwrights Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg's Tony Award-winning musical "Les Misérables" on a local stage, we lived in calmer socio-political times. Now, five years later, things are a little bit rockier.
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

3 days ago

http://6abc.com/victim-shot-trying-to-stop-ro...

http://6abc.com/victim-shot-trying-to-stop-robbery-in-north-philly/2933718/

    Victim shot trying to stop robbery in North Philly
    A man who police say was shot trying to stop a robbery inside a barber shop in North Philadelphia is hospitalized in critical condition. The incident happened at 9 p.m. Thursday at Harris' Hair Styling in the 2900 block of North 22nd Street.
    http://6abc.com

3 days ago

Opinion : Most neighborhood volunteers are se...

Opinion : Most neighborhood volunteers are seniors. The time is now for millennials to get involved | Opinion http://www.philly.com/philly/opinion/commentary/how-to-volunteer-in-philadelphia-millennials-20180112.html

    Most neighborhood volunteers are seniors. The time is now for millennials to get involved | Opinion
    These public spaces are gems and can be part of what makes living in a neighborhood so attractive; and they have only survived for so long because of the commitment of those few neighbors, many seniors, who are dedicated volunteers, advocates and members of friends of groups or recreation advisory councils.
    http://www.philly.com

4 days ago

  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    DEMOLISH EXISTING 3-STORY STRUCTURE . CONSTRUCT NEW 4-STORY, 4FAMILU DWELLING W/(2) ROOF TOP DECKS, EACH W/ (1) ENCLOSED STAIR ACCESS TOWER.

    2437 W THOMPSON ST Issued January 8, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    MAKE SAFE PERMIT- FOR REOAIR OF LOOSE AND MISSING BRICKS ON THE FRONT AND REAR WALL. REPLACE EXITING STEEL LINTELS WITH LIKE IN KIND TO RESOLVE CASE 615409. ABUTTING SIDEWALK MUST BE CLOSED WITH FENCING A MINIMUM OF 6' IN HEIGHT. SEPARATE STREETS DEPARTMENT PERMIT REQUIRED FOR SIDEWALK CLOSURE. A SEPARATE PERMIT IS REQUIRED FOR ANY ADDITIONAL ALTERATIONS THAT ARE NOT SPECIFICALLY ADDRESSED ON CASE 515409.

    2409 W THOMPSON ST Issued January 9, 2018 Comment

4 days ago

http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2018/01/10/n...

http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2018/01/10/now-hiring-philly-school-district-looking-to-fill-150-job-openings/?utm_campaign=true_anthem&utm_content=5a5771699ebbef00070536fa&utm_medium=facebook&utm_source=social

    Now Hiring: Philly School District Looking To Fill 150+ Job Openings
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - The School District of Philadelphia has some jobs to fill - and some of them could be filled Thursday. The Philadelphia School District is hiring. District spokesman Lee Whack says more than 150 full-time positions are open in maintenance and other positions. "Food services, transportation, instructional support, climate," Whack said.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

4 days ago

Opinion: In Strawberry Mansion ,One last Look...

Opinion: In Strawberry Mansion ,One last Look: Walt Hunter's last assignment at CBS3: Lunch with firefighter Lt. Matt LeTourneau and his crew | Perspective http://www.philly.com/philly/opinion/commentary/matt-letourneau-philadelphia-firefighter-cbs3-walt-hunter-engine-co-45-20180110.html

    Walt Hunter's last assignment at CBS3: Lunch with firefighter Lt. Matt LeTourneau and his crew | Perspective
    Lt. LeTourneau and his fellow firefighters didn't arrive at Engine 45 by accident. They know it is among the busiest, most dangerous fire battlegrounds in the city, but it is here they are needed most. - Walt Hunter, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

4 days ago

http://www.phillymag.com/news/2018/01/11/kras...

http://www.phillymag.com/news/2018/01/11/krasner-da-staff-hires/

    Krasner Announces Rest of DA's Office Leadership Hires in Internal Email
    From former staffers to legal trailblazers, the new top prosecutor has put together a mix of influences to work in his administration. In an internal email obtained by Philadelphia magazine, District Attorney Larry Krasner officially announced the rest of his office's new leadership team following a staff meeting on Wednesday evening.
    http://www.phillymag.com

4 days ago

https://www.curbed.com/2018/1/10/16875108/hud...

https://www.curbed.com/2018/1/10/16875108/hud-safmr-voucher-recipients-nyu

    Here's how HUD's new housing voucher rule affects recipients
    When Ben Carson and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced its intention to delay by two years an Obama-era anti-segregation measure called the Small Area Fair Market Rent (SAFMR) rule, they cited, among other things, results from the rule's pilot program.
    https://www.curbed.com

4 days ago

Greater Brewerytown CDC shared philly.com's p...

https://www.facebook.com/phillydotcom/posts/10155472506866656

    SEPTA's slippery subway floors
    If you used the subway over the weekend or early part of this week you may have noticed wet floors at SEPTA’s subway stations gave the icy sidewalks a run for their money as the slickest surface in Philadelphia.
    http://www.philly.com

4 days ago

In Francisville: http://www.ocfrealty.com/nak...

In Francisville: http://www.ocfrealty.com/naked-philly/francisville/another-project-underway-1500-block-ridge

    Another Project Underway on the 1500 Block of Ridge - OCF Realty
    It's been a few months since we were here, so of course it's time to revisit Ridge Avenue in Francisville with info about some new development. We found ourselves in the area the other day and a relatively new pile of bricks suddenly caught our gaze.
    http://www.ocfrealty.com

4 days ago

Crime: Tacony 'dungeon' case ends with admiss...

Crime: Tacony 'dungeon' case ends with admission of hate crimes against disabled http://www.philly.com/philly/news/crime/tacony-dungeon-case-guilty-plea-nicklaus-woodard-linda-weston-20180111.html

    Tacony 'dungeon' case ends with admission of hate crimes against disabled
    The group shuttled their captives from Philadelphia to Texas, Virginia, Florida, and back again to avoid detection and left in their wake the bodies of those who did not survive malnourishment and beatings with sticks, bats, guns, and hammers. To keep the costs of care low, they fed their captives with depressant-spiked beans and ramen.
    http://www.philly.com

4 days ago

http://6abc.com/hundreds-gather-to-pay-final-...

http://6abc.com/hundreds-gather-to-pay-final-respects-to-fallen-firefighter/2930677/

    Hundreds gather to pay final respects to fallen firefighter
    A caravan of flashing lights and police cars escorted the body of Lt. Matthew LeTourneau to the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul at 18th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway Thursday evening. Colleagues from other department lined the sidewalks outside the cathedral, to pay their final respects.
    http://6abc.com

4 days ago

Greater Brewerytown CDC shared Philadelphia 3...

Opinion: https://www.facebook.com/Philadelphia3.0/posts/727837614082767

    City Council Can't Be Trusted to Do Land Sales
    (Thank Mark Squilla for this glowing used-car vending tower | Image: Carvana) Land deals are constantly getting City Councilmembers into trouble-sometimes of the criminal variety-and two recent news stories help underscore the need to cut Council out of the business of selling city-controlled land.
    http://www.phila3-0.org

4 days ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/business/transpo...

http://www.philly.com/philly/business/transportation/septa-billion-dollar-plan-to-upgrade-trolleys-make-ada-compliant-20180111.html?mobi=true

    SEPTA's billion-dollar plan for new trolleys takes a step forward
    An ambitious plan to remake Philadelphia's trolleys took a step forward thi s we ek, with a preview of how modernization will change not only how people ride, but also how they drive, bike, and park on the city's six streetcar routes.
    http://www.philly.com

4 days ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/crime/chang...

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/crime/change-driven-da-krasner-hires-criminal-justice-lifer-as-first-assistant-20180111.html

    Change-driven DA Krasner hires criminal justice lifer as first assistant
    New Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner on Thursday named former Common Pleas Judge Carolyn Engel Temin his first assistant, filling a key role in his change-driven administration with a veteran of the city's legal community. - Chris Palmer, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

4 days ago

Opinion: http://www.phillymag.com/news/2018/0...

Opinion: http://www.phillymag.com/news/2018/01/10/larry-krasner-da-office/

    OPINION: Larry Krasner's Social Justice Warrior Pass Is Hereby Revoked
    DA Krasner is already looking less and less like Candidate Krasner. The time to start holding him accountable for that is now. One of most annoying things about the post-election/pre-inauguration cycle is the endless rounds of public celebration.
    http://www.phillymag.com

4 days ago

In Fairmount: http://6abc.com/community-event...

In Fairmount: http://6abc.com/community-events/local-scout-leader-gets-large-cookie-delivery/2926626/

    Local Scout leader gets large cookie delivery
    Volunteers worked together to unload more than 12,000 boxes of cookies Wednesday.
    http://6abc.com

4 days ago

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/01/10/phi...

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/01/10/philly-considering-dockless-bike-share-indego

    Philly is considering dockless bike share
    The city's contract with Bike Transit Systems, the Philadelphia-based company that's run Indego since day one expires in June of 2019. Ritz says he expects for around ten firms to respond to the RFI. Negotiations over the city's next bike share contract could come as early as the summer, depending on the responses the city gets.
    http://planphilly.com

4 days ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/columnists/inga_...

http://www.philly.com/philly/columnists/inga_saffron/nine-story-carvana-auto-vending-machine-proposed-for-philadelphia-20180111.html?mobi=true

    How Fishtown could get stuck with a lemon of a car dealership | Inga Saffron
    You know what they say about trusting a used car salesman. That goes double for the millennial-friendly used car company that wants to install a nine-story glass "vending machine" for cars in Fishtown. The vertical showroom is the brainchild of Carvana, a Phoenix start-up that styles itself as the Match.com of the second-hand car business.
    http://www.philly.com

5 days ago

http://www.phillymag.com/news/2018/01/10/code...

http://www.phillymag.com/news/2018/01/10/code-blue-homeless-shelter/

    How (And Why) Philly Forced 16 People Off the Streets During the Deep Freeze
    In extreme temperatures, getting to shelter means life or death for Philly's homeless. Still, some people refuse to leave the cold. Should the city keep forcing them? During our recent cold spell, Philly experienced its longest stretch of consecutive "Code Blue" days in 13 years.
    http://www.phillymag.com

5 days ago

http://6abc.com/after-near-fatal-hit-and-run-...

http://6abc.com/after-near-fatal-hit-and-run-septa-officer-back-on-his-feet/2925257/

    After near fatal hit-and-run, SEPTA officer back on his feet
    Almost two years after he was nearly killed in by a hit-and-run driver, SEPTA police officer Gary Miller returned to active duty on Wednesday. Miller was struck while on a run with his wife in Northeast Philadelphia in the spring of 2016. Police say the car came barreling from behind, striking him.
    http://6abc.com

5 days ago

http://thenotebook.org/articles/2018/01/09/wo...

http://thenotebook.org/articles/2018/01/09/workforce-training#.WlZW3fSBZu9.facebook

    City will spend $6 million to connect disadvantaged youth to jobs
    In their yellow construction jackets and hard hats, the dozen or so students from YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School made a great photo backdrop for Tuesday's announcement that the city would spend $6 million in state welfare money to connect young people, ages 17 to 21, to job readiness programs and year-round employment.
    http://thenotebook.org

5 days ago

http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2018/01/10/n...

http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2018/01/10/new-philadelphia-district-attorney-reveals-first-round-of-hires/

    New Philadelphia District Attorney Reveals First Round Of Hires
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Philadelphia's new district attorney revealed his first round of hires Tuesday. The announcement comes days after more than 30 people were asked to resign. DA Larry Krasner took questions from reporters and also introduced five of his new top supervisors.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

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