4 hours ago

Board applications due this Friday!!

Board applications due this Friday!!

    Interested in joining the FoCA Board? Apply Today.
    FoCA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization formed by Southwest Center City community members who are committed to partnering with the current and future staff, teachers and students of Chester A. Arthur, our local public K-8 school, in order to foster a robust learning environment for our neighborhood's children.
    http://www.friendsofchesterarthur.org

12 hours ago

12 hours ago

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    EZ PERMIT STANDARDS ALTERATIONS- 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.

    1272 S DOVER ST Issued February 16, 2018 Comment
  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 1 HVAC UNIT WITH DUCTWORK (SFD)

    2623 ELLSWORTH ST Issued February 16, 2018 Comment

22 hours ago

Not all heroes wear capes and FoCA definitely...

Not all heroes wear capes and FoCA definitely has a hero of our very own! Please take a moment and join us in acknowledging OCF Realty for going above and beyond in their innovative and longstanding support of Chester Arthur 🎉 OCF is FoCA Night Out’s only PLATINUM SPONSOR EVER! So Merci, gratzie, gracias, danke, arigatô - literally ALL 👏🏻 OF 👏🏻 THE 👏🏻 THANKS! We could not do it without you ❣️

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Not all heroes wear capes and FoCA definitely has a hero of our very own! Please take a moment and join us in acknowledging OCF Realty for going above and beyond in their innovative and longstanding...
    https://www.facebook.com

36 hours ago

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  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 200AMP 1 PH MAIN SERVICE 40 CIRCUIT MAIN BREAKER PANEL INSTALL ALL WIRING THROUGHOUT SFD AS PER 2008 NEC ALL WIRING TO BE REMEX TYPE BLDG PERMIT #792884 HOUSE 8

    2501 WASHINGTON AVE Issued February 15, 2018 Comment
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    INSTALL 72,000 BTU 80% WITH 2 TON A/C WITH NO DUCT WORK

    1260 S NEWKIRK ST Issued February 15, 2018 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 200AMP 1 PH MAIN SERVICE 40 CIRCUIT MAIN BREAKER PANEL INSTALL ALL WIRING THROUGHOUT SFD AS PER 2008 NEC ALL WIRING TO BE REMEX TYPE BLDG PERMIT #792884 HOUSE 9

    2501 WASHINGTON AVE Issued February 15, 2018 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 200AMP 1 PH MAIN SERVICE 40 CIRCUIT MAIN BREAKER PANEL INSTALL ALL WIRING THROUGHOUT SFD AS PER 2008 NEC ALL WIRING TO BE REMEX TYPE BLDG PERMIT #824604 HOUSE 10

    2501 WASHINGTON AVE Issued February 15, 2018 Comment

45 hours ago

“This will turn that vacant lot into the priz...

“This will turn that vacant lot into the prize of the community — the centerpiece." - Gov. Tom Wolf http://ucreview.com/prize-of-the-community-new-market-west-groundbreaking-is-first-step-towa-p7696-1.htm

    "Prize of the Community": New Market West groundbreaking is first step toward revitalizing Haddington-Hobbs Creek
    Jamila Harris-Morrison knows the good and sees the bad in Haddington-Hobbs Creek. The West Philadelphia neighborhood benefits from a community rich in acceleration and amazing neighbors. As the Executive Director of ACHIEVEability, she's worked with more than 100 residents in the area to become financially self-sufficient.
    http://ucreview.com

45 hours ago

We are grateful to the Lenfest Foundation for...

We are grateful to the Lenfest Foundation for this significant investment in the people of West Philadelphia.

    $5 million from Lenfest Foundation will bring career training to West Philly - Technical.ly Philly
    In West Philadelphia, where some 81,000 residents live under the poverty line, access to skills and a pathway to careers can provide lasting change. That's the driving force behind the West Philadelphia Skills Initiative , a program led by the University City District (UCD) that got a $5 million boost from the Lenfest Foundation Thursday.
    https://technical.ly

2 days ago

Alternate history, military cyborgs, inter-wo...

Alternate history, military cyborgs, inter-world portals and more: Philly Sci-Fi author Henry Lazarus offers a roundup of new sci-fi and fantasy books out this month. http://ucreview.com/science-fiction-for-february-p7685-86.htm

    Science Fiction for February 2018
    University City, West Philadelphia, Community Newspaper
    http://ucreview.com

2 days ago

Eater Philly lists new restaurant Danlu as on...

Eater Philly lists new restaurant Danlu as one of the hottest brunch spots. Have you tried it yet?

    The Hottest Brunches in Philly Right Now, February 2018
    Many of Philadelphia's best brunch spots are classics, with lines out the door every weekend. And then there are the new additions to Philly's brunch scene, doing their best to make eggs, pancakes, and waffles stand out in the crowd. Here are 16 of the most noteworthy new brunches to try.
    https://philly.eater.com

2 days ago

Jazz legend Branford Marsalis, Broadway's "Wa...

Jazz legend Branford Marsalis, Broadway's "Waitress the Musical," a President's Day celebration at the Museum of the American Revolution and more in this week's Notes on Music. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/notes-on-music-p7134-95.htm

    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

2 days ago

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL NEW SERVICE NEW 100 AMP PANEL. INSTALLATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH 2008 NEC

    1260 S NEWKIRK ST Issued February 14, 2018 Comment

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2 days ago

HIP HIP HOORAY 🎉 HIP HIP HOORAY 🎉HIP HIP HOOR...

HIP HIP HOORAY 🎉 HIP HIP HOORAY 🎉HIP HIP HOORAY 🎉 to our Silver Sponsor Galit Abramovitz Winokur of Real Estate With Heart!! #FNO2018 #manythanks

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    HIP HIP HOORAY 🎉 HIP HIP HOORAY 🎉HIP HIP HOORAY 🎉 to our Silver Sponsor Galit Abramovitz Winokur of Real Estate With Heart!! #FNO2018 #manythanks
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

University City District And Partners Receive...

University City District And Partners Receive $5 Million Grant From Lenfest Foundation To Accelerate Career Opportunities For Local Residents "University City District, the University City Science Center and Drexel University have been awarded a $5 million grant from the Lenfest Foundation. The three-year grant will support a unique partnership that leverages University City's explosive economic growth in order to train and place unemployed West Philadelphia residents in family-sustaining jobs today, while equipping the community's workforce with the skills and certifications needed to connect to the jobs of the future." http://ucreview.com/university-city-district-and-partners-receive-million-grant-from-lenfest-p7695-1.htm University City District Drexel University Children's Hospital of PhiladelphiUniversity City Science Center

    UC Review
    University City District, the University City Science Center and Drexel University have been awarded a $5 million grant from the Lenfest Foundation.
    http://ucreview.com

2 days ago

University City Review shared PlanPhilly's po...

UC Review is mentioned in this article.

    Other universities have built stadiums that benefit neighbors. Will Temple follow their lead?
    Temple's stadium doesn't have to be an exploitative entity in an underserved community; it has the opportunity to work with neighbors to smartly manage growth, writes Ken Shropshire, CEO of Global Sport Institute at Arizona State University, contributing to the Philadelphia Citizen.
    http://planphilly.com

2 days ago

Our Lunar New Year celebration is this evenin...

Our Lunar New Year celebration is this evening and we hope to see you here starting at 7pm! Some tickets remain. Drop by the box office to purchase on site.

    International House Philadelphia
    Our Lunar New Year celebration is this evening and we hope to see you here starting at 7pm! Some tickets remain. Drop by the box office to purchase on site.
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Fueled by a major Lenfest grant, we are partn...

Fueled by a major Lenfest grant, we are partnering with the University City Science Center and Drexel University on programs that will continue helping West Philly to transform their career trajectories.

    More than 81,000 West Philadelphians live in poverty. Here's one way to change that | Opinion - Philly
    In its first three years, the partners pledge to connect 600 previously unemployed West Philadelphians to careers, resulting in more than $16.1 million in wages generated locally. An additional 250 adults and high school students in West Philadelphia will attain credentials, certifications and career exposure, setting them on meaningful pathways to employment.
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

The Woodlands added 2 new photos.

Find some Spring garden inspiration (and a crafty seed packet how-to) from our own William Hamilton, and his friend William of Bartram's Garden with our newest "Two Williams" blog post - "Found in the Floorboards: 200 Year Old Seed Packets" on the blog now - http://bit.ly/2F5o7Y5

    The Woodlands
    The Woodlands, Philadelphia, PA. 2,760 likes · 30 talking about this · 1,003 were here. The Woodlands is a garden of biographies--the culmination of eighteenth and nineteenth century landscape ideals...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

You know it’s got to be important when Penn A...

You know it’s got to be important when Penn Assistant Vice President of Community Relations, Glenn Bryan arranges a meeting with the Spruce Hill Community Association’s Zoning Committee. http://ucreview.com/penn-contingent-makes-nice-to-spruce-hill-zoning-committee-p7691-1.htm

    Penn contingent makes nice to Spruce Hill Zoning Committee
    Penn officials displayed the plans for the approved design of the new on-campus 250,000 sq. ft., 450-student residential building called New College House West.
    http://ucreview.com

3 days ago

Our friends at Curio Theatre Company are kick...

Our friends at Curio Theatre Company are kicking off their 2018 season with Marie Antoinette! Does anyone recognize the room in the background of this picture?!

    A modern "Marie Antoinette" (think Melania) opens this week at Curio
    West Philly's Curio Theatre kicks off the new year this week with David Adjmi's Marie Antoinette, a modern take on one of European history's most infamous characters. Adjmi's take on the French queen introduces us to a woman who embodies artifice, excess and privilege while the mood in the street
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

3 days ago

We're halfway through #blackhistorymonth, and...

We're halfway through #blackhistorymonth, and there's still plenty to explore in Philadelphia. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/a-quick-guide-to-black-history-month-in-philadelphia-p7138-1.htm Free Library of Philadelphia Penn Museum The African American Museum in Philadelphia

    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

3 days ago

Do you have experience in fundraising, accoun...

Do you have experience in fundraising, accounting, or social media? Are you a contractor, writer, or graphic designer? We are looking for these skills and more to help the FoCA board achieve our mission of supporting our neighborhood public school. Applications due February 23rd. #DoGoodHaveFun

    Interested in joining the FoCA Board? Apply Today.
    FoCA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization formed by Southwest Center City community members who are committed to partnering with the current and future staff, teachers and students of Chester A. Arthur, our local public K-8 school, in order to foster a robust learning environment for our neighborhood's children.
    http://www.friendsofchesterarthur.org

3 days ago

Friends of Chester Arthur shared their event....

Mark your calendar

    Guys Night
    We had so much fun last year we decided to do it again. Come and enjoy an evening out with fellow and future Arthur dads/uncles/granddads/guardians/etc.....
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

3 days ago

  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    AHVAC PERMIT - DUCTWORK & WARM-AIR APPLIANCES - FOR THE INSTALLATION OF NEW DUCTWORK, REGISTERS/GRILLES/DIFFUSERS, AND WARM-AIR APPLIANCES AS PER ATTACHED STANDARD. DEVIATIONS FROM THIS STANDARD WILL RESULT IN PERMIT REVOCATION AND REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION PLANS. INSTALL 80% GAS FIRED 60,000 BTU.

    2603 MANTON ST Issued February 13, 2018 Comment

3 days ago

Shaun White isn’t the only one winning gold! ...

Shaun White isn’t the only one winning gold! 🥇A big thank you to Guaranteed Rate of Philadelphia for their Gold Sponsorship for FoCA Night Out 2018! #FNO2018

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Shaun White isn't the only one winning gold! 🥇A big thank you to Guaranteed Rate of Philadelphia for their Gold Sponsorship for FoCA Night Out 2018! #FNO2018
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

EPBN Elections 2018 - Slate of Candidates -

EPBN Elections 2018 - Slate of Candidates -

    EPBN Elections 2018 - Slate of Candidates
    Dear Friends & Neighbors, Happy Valentines Day from EPBN! And what better way to celebrate a holiday with love as its theme than by doing something everyone loves? We're of course talking about one of our favorite things in the world - participating in free and open democratic elections that have a direct impact on our and our community's daily lives!
    https://us2.campaign-archive.com

4 days ago

Blessed are the pure in heart. 💕🌱💕 #gravegard...

Blessed are the pure in heart. 💕🌱💕 #gravegardeners #plantplacementonpoint #americasgardencapital #valentinesday #bleedingheart #lamprocapnosspectabilis

    The Woodlands
    Blessed are the pure in heart. 💕🌱💕 #gravegardeners #plantplacementonpoint #americasgardencapital #valentinesday #bleedingheart #lamprocapnosspectabilis
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Need last-minute Valentine's Day plans? Unive...

Need last-minute Valentine's Day plans? University City Arts League is hosting a couples' drawing class tonight with beer, wine, and pizza.

    Couples Portraits with Jaz Malone - University City Arts League
    Couples are invited to spend their Valentines day with UCAL by making art as a couple: loose portraits and blind contours led by our drawing instructor Jaz Malone. Fun, memorable moments will be shared and art will be made to remind our participants of the romantic evening that started at UCAL!
    http://www.ucartsleague.org

4 days ago

HOW TO BE THE COOLEST: 1. Watch this video ...

HOW TO BE THE COOLEST: 1. Watch this video 🎞 2. Die of cuteness 😻 3. Buy tickets to FoCA Night Out on March 24th, 2018 from 7-11pm in the link 🎟🎟 www.501auctions.com/foca 4. Celebrate because you are now the coolest 🕺🏼💃🏼

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    HOW TO BE THE COOLEST: 1. Watch this video 🎞 2. Die of cuteness 😻 3. Buy tickets to FoCA Night Out on March 24th, 2018 from 7-11pm in the link 🎟🎟 www.501auctions.com/foca 4. Celebrate because you...
    http://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Summer Camps for Kids - Online Auction

- if you're putting together your plans for summer camp (Because seriously February is NOT too early), our school has an online auction and it just opened up. You can get really great camps for a good price!! You do NOT need to be an ICS family to partake!! Check it out!!! The ICS PTA's online camp auction is now live! Place your bids by Feb. 20!
https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.auctria.com%2Fauction%2FICSAuctionPTA2018&h=ATPNt4KH_nBX2SY9ucXx5bNzQthuIr_1yJ0SJq1G0Orm3z8W9M-8dj3BEkqpB9vhh62XrlnfxTdvqLROaedG-FwbuCiSMu68T_RapEEVlFX3PX2JEZjbx0ph2qr9MgC15t42MQyavvRIKwVHZ2lwaEyQQ-5cZdqVEgXykp0Zwr8sVG1Ek8-ox0Rn8nCnvDtm592rn9g5kfIDlQoe7Ung-L39DFrAYk2-KGsq2RAgasY-teNNlm7L_Umq6UrpAKDGvpyjf7VCR3QFewCOnnT7

    2018 ICS PTA Online Auction
    2018 ICS PTA Online Auction
    https://www.auctria.com

4 days ago

Calling all francophiles! Curio Theatre Compa...

Calling all francophiles! Curio Theatre Company's production of Marie Antoinette opens this Friday. Get tickets below!

    Marie Antoinette
    Curio Theatre Company
    http://www.curiotheatre.org

5 days ago

Do you have experience in fundraising or mark...

Do you have experience in fundraising or marketing? Are you a graphic designer, contractor, or accountant? We're looking to bring on new board members with a range of skills. Click below to learn more. Applications due February 23rd!

    Interesting in joining the FoCA Board? Apply Today.
    FoCA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization formed by Southwest Center City community members who are committed to partnering with the current and future staff, teachers and students of Chester A. Arthur, our local public K-8 school, in order to foster a robust learning environment for our neighborhood's children.
    http://www.friendsofchesterarthur.org

5 days ago

Pennsylvania consumers who feel they have bee...

Pennsylvania consumers who feel they have been victimized by the IRS or other scams should file a complaint with the Office of Attorney General’s Bureau of Consumer Protection by calling 800-441-2555 or emailing scams@attorneygeneral.gov. http://ucreview.com/attorney-general-shapiro-warns-consumers-of-fake-irs-calls-and-tax-season-s-p7684-1.htm

    Attorney General Shapiro warns consumers of fake IRS calls and tax season scams
    Shapiro reminds citizens that the IRS does not use threatening or aggressive calls, nor does the agency demand immediate payment.
    http://ucreview.com

5 days ago

University City District shared West Philadel...

Our West Philadelphia Skills Initiative has another great opportunity for people seeking employment. Please share!

    West Philadelphia Skills Initiative
    Live in West Philadelphia and looking for work? We are partnering with Allied Universal to provide good, stable jobs to qualified people! Read more and apply today....
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

The Franklin Institute

The Franklin Institute

    University City Review
    The Franklin Institute
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5 days ago

Broadcasting for businesses: The Enterprise C...

Broadcasting for businesses: The Enterprise Center launches a new podcast series for entrepreneurs “We had to change our model. We had to grow as well and meet our customers where they are. They couldn’t necessarily come to our space, but with these platforms, we could go to theirs.” http://ucreview.com/broadcasting-for-businesses-the-enterprise-center-launches-a-new-podcast-s-p7683-1.htm The Enterprise Center

    UC Review
    The original home of WFIL-TV, now 6ABC, it was where the seminal American Bandstand television show was taped from 1952 to 1964. Since 1989, it's been the Enterprise Center, home to the group of the same name providing capital, resources and business-acceleration initiatives to minority entrepreneurs.
    http://ucreview.com

5 days ago

Don’t miss @realfeelband performing at FoCA N...

Don’t miss @realfeelband performing at FoCA Night Out on March 24th, 2018! Grab your dancing shoes (and your tickets in the link) and join us for a great night out benefiting Chester Arthur!

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Don't miss @realfeelband performing at FoCA Night Out on March 24th, 2018! Grab your dancing shoes (and your tickets in the link) and join us for a great night out benefiting Chester Arthur!
    https://www.facebook.com

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