45 min ago

Greater Brewerytown CDC shared Funny Or Die's...

Humor: https://www.facebook.com/funnyordie/videos/10156164003523851/

    Funny Or Die
    How far would you go to get out of a speeding ticket?

59 min ago

Great news! As a result of CLS advocacy, the...

Great news! As a result of CLS advocacy, there is a new policy that will allow thousands of community college students in Pennsylvania to access food stamps for the first time. The new policy will result in thousands of students at Community College of Philadelphia —and many more statewide—becoming eligible for food stamps. This is a critical support for low-income students who are working hard to further their education. These newly eligible students will be able to focus on their education goals without sacrificing their basic needs. Learn more and apply here: www.clsphila.org/collegefoodstamps

1 hour ago



    Scholarship Information
    Link: click here Who's Eligible These scholarships are open to U.S. citizens who are enrolled full-time at a public or private, non-tribal-affiliated school, and are registered as members of a recognized tribe or with at least one grandparent or parent who was registered. Applicants must earn a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA to be considered.

6 hours ago

Looking east, City Hall, Broad Street Station...

Looking east, City Hall, Broad Street Station, The Masonic Temple and so many other structures photographed on June 5th 1931.

6 hours ago

Officer Wilson served in the Philadelphia Pol...

Officer Wilson served in the Philadelphia Police 22/23 District which protects Brewerytown: Slain Philly cop's family: DA Larry Krasner is 'favoring the criminals' http://www.philly.com/philly/news/crime/477752523.html

    Slain Philly cop's family: DA Larry Krasner is 'favoring the criminals'
    Relatives of slain Sgt. Robert Wilson III said that Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner had not given them straight answers about whether he will continue to seek the death penalty in the case against Wilson's accused killers. - Chris Palmer, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News

6 hours ago

Terror scare: http://6abc.com/scene-cleared-a...

Terror scare: http://6abc.com/scene-cleared-after-suspicious-activity-reported-in-center-city/3250622/

    Scene cleared after suspicious activity reported in Center City
    Live Broadcast WATCH NOW BREAKING NEWS Scene cleared after suspicious activity reported in Center City WATCH LIVE BREAKING NEWS Scene cleared after suspicious activity reported in Center City Philadelphia police say the scene is clear after suspicious activity was reported in Center City on Friday morning.

6 hours ago



    Your online shopping habit clogs Philly's streets. City Hall wants to fix that.
    You see it all the time in Philly: An Uber stopping in the bike lane, a FedEx truck parking on the curb, or a beer delivery truck blocking an intersection. And stuck behind them all, there are cyclists cursing and drivers laying on their horns.

9 hours ago



    SCI Phoenix: New boss, late fixes as Pa.'s $400M prison nears opening - Philly
    Ten weeks before the largest prison in Pennsylvania is supposed to open, five of the two-story concrete cellblock buildings at the $400 million State Correction Institution Phoenix in Skippack Township have been cleared for prisoners to live in.

10 hours ago

Brewerytown Garden added 4 new photos.

Check it out! A feature article in PHS GROW Magazine! Link to full article in comments.

18 hours ago



    Philly judge grants house arrest to man behind bars 11 years, facing retrial for 1st-degree murder
    A Philadelphia judge on Thursday allowed a man who has been granted a new trial after more than a decade behind bars for a first-degree-murder conviction to be released on house arrest with electronic monitoring. - Julie Shaw, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News

19 hours ago

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

Opinion: http://www.philly.com/philly/news/philly-bars-open-til-4-a-m-some-say-later-last-call-doesnt-mean-more-drinks-sold-20180321.html?utm_campaign=Philly.com+Facebook+Account&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&cid=Philly.com+Facebook&mobi=true

    Philly bars open till 4 a.m.? Some say later last call doesn't mean more drinks sold
    Over the last two decades, Avram Hornik has had a hand in opening or reviving some of the best-known establishments for music and boozing in Philadelphia. But despite the potential for more revenue, he has serious concerns about the city following the lead of other major metros and allowing bars to stay open past the current 2 a.m.

19 hours ago

Greater Brewerytown CDC added 4 new photos.

1926, The Parthenon on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The Construction of the Philadelphia Museum of Art:

19 hours ago



    Wawa launches annual campaign to hire 5,000 new employees
    Wawa is on the lookout for thousands of new employees in the coming months. The expanding convenience chain announced Thursday it will again launch a campaign to hire up to 5,000 workers over the next three months, with openings available across 790 stores in the company's six-state footprint.

19 hours ago



    Parks On Tap 2018 Schedule Released, 23 Philly Parks Hosting
    PHILADELPHIA - Come late April, the increasingly-popular Parks On Tap roving beer garden will make its return to Philadelphia for the third year in a row. And its 2018 schedule is available now for you to plan your visits to the beer garden.

19 hours ago

Crime: http://www.philly.com/philly/news/crim...

Crime: http://www.philly.com/philly/news/crime/chester-county-road-rage-killing-david-desper-trial-bianca-roberson-20180322.html?utm_campaign=Philly.com+Facebook+Account&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&cid=Philly.com+Facebook&mobi=true

    Alleged Chester County road-rage killer headed to trial - Philly
    On July 1, David Desper showed his friend Justin Gualtieri a news story about an alleged road-rage murder in Chester County. Then, Gualtieri would tell police, Desper started talking, confiding in his friend about what had happened three days earlier on a stretch of Route 100 southbound where two lanes merge into one.

21 hours ago



    Banking on city cash, Philly school district introduces $3.2B budget
    Schools chief William R. Hite Jr. said the district is in the "best academic and fiscal shape it's been in since I became superintendent." It plans to hire some new teachers, add supports for struggling schools, and more. - Kristen A. Graham, Dan Spinelli, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News

33 hours ago



    Naked Philly Blog Posts Archive - OCF Realty
    Information Deemed Reliable But Not Guaranteed. The data relating to real estate for sale on this website appears in part through the BrightMLS Internet Data Exchange program, a voluntary cooperative exchange of property listing data between licensed real estate brokerage firms in which OCF Realty participates, and is provided by BrightMLS through a licensing agreement.

33 hours ago

Opinion : Sorry Frank: https://www.phillymag....

Opinion : Sorry Frank: https://www.phillymag.com/news/2018/03/19/italian-market-philadelphia-9th-street/

    Mural Arts Says the Italian Market Is No Longer the Italian Market
    The neighborhood is now "formerly known as the Italian Market." Say what? UPDATE: Mural Arts sent Philly Mag the following statement: We've updated the language in our survey to say "also known as the Italian Market," given that different people throughout the city may refer to the area in one way or the other.

33 hours ago

Opinion: https://billypenn.com/2018/03/22/why...

Opinion: https://billypenn.com/2018/03/22/why-arent-needle-exchanges-legal-in-pa-advocates-scholars-and-politicians-are-asking/

    Why aren't needle exchanges legal in PA? Advocates, scholars and politicians are asking
    In Pennsylvania, needle exchange programs like Prevention Point Philadelphia are technically illegal, but there's a growing movement for legalization. The exchange programs, which have been shown to reduce incidence of HIV, fall afoul of the state's drug paraphernalia laws, which criminalize possession of syringes.

33 hours ago

Crime: http://www.philly.com/philly/news/crim...

Crime: http://www.philly.com/philly/news/crime/gerard-grandzol-kristin-grandzol-leaving-city-marvin-roberts-maurice-roberts-shooting-spring-garden-20180322.html?mobi=true

    Slain Spring Garden activist Gerard Grandzol's widow: City not safe, we're leaving - Philly
    Kristin Grandzol, wife of slain Spring Garden community activist Gerard Grandzol, is moving with their daughters to Chester County because she no longer considers the city safe. Two other families have left the block since the September shooting. - Julie Shaw, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News

42 hours ago

45 hours ago



    SEPTA preps for a long night of snow removal
    In Philadelphia this year, March is going out like a lamb - covered in the white fluffy stuff. Just a few days before Easter, yet another snowy nor'easter is buffeting the region. That means another busy day and long night fighting to keep the trains and buses running for SEPTA.

46 hours ago



    At some Philly homes, toilets get flushed into the city's drinking water source. The underground detectives are on the case
    Within the next few weeks, workers will be fanning out in neighborhoods of Northeast, Northwest and Southwest Philadelphia to check for defects known as cross connections - essentially plumbing systems that were inadvertently reversed. - Frank Kummer, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News

47 hours ago



    Philadelphia public, archdiocesan schools to open on two-hour delay on Thursday
    All School District of Philadelphia and archdiocesan schools will open Thursday on a two-hour delay. Public school buses will operate on a delayed schedule and pick up students two hours later then normal, said the district, which asked parents and caregivers to be patient as certain yellow bus routes may experience moderate to significant delays in the morning.

2 days ago

In Brewerytown Sharswood: http://planphilly.c...

In Brewerytown Sharswood: http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/03/21/preserving-a-building-without-the-building-in-sharswood

    Preserving a building without the building in Sharswood
    A group of historic preservation advocates dedicated to preserving African-American artist Dox Thrash's legacy in Philadelphia are making strides to foster and repurpose the artist's home in Sharswood, writes Starr Herr-Cardillo, contributing to Hidden City Philadelphia.

2 days ago

Greater Brewerytown CDC shared Cartoons Hub's...

Humor:Just saying! https://www.facebook.com/171060420119750/videos/236524146906710/

    Cartoons Hub
    Cartoon Logic

2 days ago

The far Western edge of Brewerytown on the bo...

The far Western edge of Brewerytown on the boundary with Strawberry Mansion: http://www.ocfrealty.com/naked-philly/brewerytown/apartment-building-planned-remote-brewerytown-property

    Apartment Building Planned For Remote Brewerytown Property - OCF Realty
    Baby boomers ran from cities in America, but millennials have embraced the urban living experience, if we may generalize. Ask a random baby boomer (and not an empty-nester that's come back to town in recent years) why they choose the suburban lifestyle, and they may tell you that the city is dirty, or that it's cramped, or that it's dangerous.

2 days ago

Crime: https://patch.com/pennsylvania/philade...

Crime: https://patch.com/pennsylvania/philadelphia/woman-robs-burns-man-wheelchair-philadelphia-police

    Woman Robs, Burns Man In Wheelchair: Philadelphia Police
    PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia Police are asking for the public's assistance in locating a woman suspected of robbing a man who uses a wheelchair and burning his legs in the process. Tanisha Woods, 35, is wanted for robbing a man on the 11000 block of Roosevelt Boulevard on Monday March 19, police said.

2 days ago



    AccuWeather: Heavy Snow, Gusty Winds Today
    A WINTER STORM WARNING has been issued for our entire area until 2 a.m. Thursday. TODAY: Early mixed precipitation will give way to all snow during the morning and afternoon and some of it could be heavy. Meanwhile, our passing nor'easter will also produce gusts up to 30-50 mph which could bring down trees and wires.

2 days ago



    How Philly can restore black communities torn apart by criminalized crack addiction | Solomon Jones
    The Kenney administration's forum on safe injection sites saw neighbors in the Fox Chase section of Northeast Philadelphia raise their voices in opposition to drug use in their neighborhood. And make no mistake. Safe injection sites are places where addicts use illegal drugs.

2 days ago



    School Closings by Name
    If your school number is not listed, our storm center has not been contacted by your school. Please contact your school, not us, for the correct school number. (Some schools have more than one number.) School closings, delayed openings and early dismissals for Wednesday March 21st.

2 days ago

Philadelphia Metropolitan Opera House - facin...

Philadelphia Metropolitan Opera House - facing North from Poplar Street on North Broad Street - Circa 1915

2 days ago



    Learn about the new Vision Zero Project on JFK & Market | Department of Streets
    The City just announced an exciting new project to improve roadway safety: a pilot project that will test an alternate roadway configuration between 15th and 20th Streets on both Market Street and JFK Boulevard. To reduce speeding and weaving, the pilot project will test reconfiguring the roadway from four traffic lanes to three.

2 days ago

On the Boundary between Fairmount and Brewery...

On the Boundary between Fairmount and Brewerytown: http://www.ocfrealty.com/naked-philly/fairmount/snagged-renderings-upcoming-project-26th-poplar

    We Snagged Renderings For the Upcoming Project at 26th & Poplar - OCF Realty
    When we last updated you on the project a couple weeks ago, we told you that the plans called for 23 homes with "below grade parking," but even with that additional information, we weren't exactly sure what to expect. A couple of commenters attended the most recent community meeting, and provided us with some key intel.

2 days ago

Greater Brewerytown CDC shared Matt Alba's vi...


    Matt Alba
    I've been looking forward to this park's opening for a while! The Rail Park is essentially Philly's version of the The High Line in NYC. The first part of it is scheduled to open July 1st!...

2 days ago

'We lost an angel,' says family of Penn State...

'We lost an angel,' says family of Penn State senior killed while home on spring break | Jenice Armstrong http://www.philly.com/philly/columnists/jenice_armstrong/477441213.html

    'We lost an angel,' says family of Penn State senior killed while home on spring break | Jenice Armstrong - Philly
    The family of Dominique Oglesby ought to be preparing for her college graduation from Penn State's Harrisburg campus in May. Instead, they are making plans for her funeral. Oglesby, 23, a senior home from school on spring break, was killed Sunday afternoon following an argument with an unknown female patron inside Galaxy West Bar & Grill at 52 nd and Market Streets in West Philly.

2 days ago

Greater Brewerytown CDC added 2 new photos.

Photo of speculative row houses on Pine Street between 15th and 16th Street. These lovely Italianate houses, many of which are still standing, were built around the 1860s. Hemple's Photographic Rooms, photographer (c. 1870).

2 days ago



    DA Krasner's company owed Philly school district $130K in taxes
    When WHYY caught Philadelphia DA Larry Krasner with an unpaid $10,000 property tax bill on his former law office earlier this month, he called it "an oversight." But court records linked to two real estate companies Krasner has a stake in show that the city's top prosecutor is no stranger to tax delinquency.

3 days ago

In Sharswood, Effort To Save Dox Thrash House Gains Momentum

...to the civil rights movement and related activism. During the riots that broke out near Columbia Avenue and 22nd street on August 29, 1964, he was arrested on three counts: inciting rioting, participating in...

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...by HUD workers. Artist Eric Odeh, who designed the original mural, revised the design at 1631 Girard Avenue in 2015. The mural’s new location is a block from the former location of...

    In Sharswood, Effort To Save Dox Thrash House Gains Momentum
    A group of historic preservation advocates are working to make an example of the Dox Thrash House in Sharswood. Thrash was a prominent African-American artist who lived in Philadelphia from the mid-1920's until he passed away in 1965. His former residence, located at 2340 Cecil B.

3 days ago

Independence Hall in 1950, looking north from...

Independence Hall in 1950, looking north from Walnut Street, in the area that would become Independence Mall.

3 days ago

Philly's quietest, friendliest, safest areas:...

Philly's quietest, friendliest, safest areas: New service provides crowdsourced insight into local neighborhoods http://www.philly.com/philly/business/real_estate/residential/phillys-quietest-friendliest-safest-areas-new-service-provides-crowdsourced-insight-into-local-neighborhoods-20180320.html

    Philly's quietest, friendliest, safest areas: New service provides crowdsourced insight into local neighborhoods
    With more than 12,000 responses collected, real estate website Trulia is aiming to offer residents more than just property information and listings. The company's new "What Locals Say" service, launched this week, provides crowdsourced information about local neighborhoods. - Caitlin McCabe, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News

3 days ago



    AccuWeather: Light Snow And Sleet Today, 4-8" of Snow On Wednesday
    A WINTER STORM WARNING has been issued for parts of the area from 6 p.m. Tuesday until 2 a.m. Thursday.

3 days ago



    Rage Against The Voting Machines - The Philadelphia Citizen
    Several years ago Lehigh professor Dan Lopresti bought voting machines from various states and counties. He paid a couple hundred dollars for each, finding most at surplus auctions and one off eBay, and among his purchases was a Danaher 1242. That's the same machine Philadelphia uses.


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