12 hours ago

12 hours ago

  • DEMOLITION PERMIT

    COMPLETE DEMOLITION OF TWO EXISTING THREE (3) STORY MASONRY STRUCTURES AND ONE EXISTING TWO (2) STORY MASONRY STRUCTURE BY HAND-METHOD ONLY TO COMPLY DANGEROUS CASE #584787. STREETS DEPARTMENT APPROVAL REQUIRED FOR SIDEWALK CLOSURE.

    2621-23 JEFFERSON ST Issued February 16, 2018 Comment
  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    NEW CONSTRUCTION OF FOUR (4) STORY ABOVE GRADE PLANE, W. BASEMENT & COMMON ROOF DECK, FOR A MULTI-FAMILY DWELLING OF LIGHT FRAME & PRE-ENGINEERED JOIST CONSTRUCTION W. REINFORCED CONCRETE SHALLOW FOUNDATIONS PER APPROVED PLANS; BUILDING TO BE FULLY SPRINKLERED. SEPARATE PERMIT REQ'D FOR ANY MECH., ELEC., PLUMB., & FIRESUPP WORK. ALL MEANS OF PEDESTRIAN PROTECTION TO BE IN PLACE PRIOR TO START OF WORK.

    1352 N 27TH ST Issued February 16, 2018 Comment
  • USE PERMIT

    FOR USE AS PERSONAL SERVICES ON THE FIRST FLOOR (FRONT PROTION; 33'-10" FROM FRONT FACADE) OF AN EXISTING ATTACHED STRUCTURE WITH SINGLE-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING IN THE REMAINDER OF THE FIRST FLOOR AND ENTIRE SECOND FLOOR.

    1632 N 29TH ST Issued February 16, 2018 Comment
  • 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 REPAIRS TO NON-LOAD BEARING PARTITION FRAMING, REPAIR GWB, TAPE AND FINISH THROUGHOUT, TRIM, INSULATION, KITCHEN & BATHROOM ALTERATIONS, HARDWOOD FLOORING, ENTRY DOOR, INTERIOR DOORS AND 9 WINDOWS. SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR PLUMBING, ELECTRIC AND HVAC INSTALLATIONS. CALL INSPECTOR AT LEAST 24 HOURS PRIOR TO THE START OF WORK.

    2515 INGERSOLL ST Issued February 16, 2018 Comment
  • DEMOLITION PERMIT

    COMPLETE DEMOLITION OF EXISTING 2 STORY MASONRY BUILDING BY HAND-METHOD ONLY AS PER PLAN, TO RESOLVE DANGEROUS CASE #580239. STREETS DEPARTMENT APPROVAL REQUIRED FOR SIDEWALK CLOSURE.

    1501 N BAILEY ST Issued February 16, 2018 Comment

28 hours ago

One Last Look: http://www.philly.com/philly/b...

One Last Look: http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/the-insider/plcb-wine-spirits-sales-super-bowl-week-20180216.html

    Just how much did Philadelphia wine, spirits sales spike during the Super Bowl? - Philly
    Not surprisingly, the Eagles' run to the Super Bowl on Feb. 4 - and the victory parade that followed - was a boon to bars in the region, which usually see a post-holiday slump.
    http://www.philly.com

29 hours ago

An issue that is prevelant in both Brewerytow...

An issue that is prevelant in both Brewerytown and Fairmount: http://6abc.com/society/action-news-investigation-missing-mail/3092146/?sf182318730=1

    Action News Investigation: Missing mail
    Residents across the city said packages, bills and other mail has been delayed for weeks or in some cases not delivered at all. One resident even went as far as calling police after she says her postal carrier held her mail hostage.
    http://6abc.com

29 hours ago

http://6abc.com/building-collapses-in-citys-b...

http://6abc.com/building-collapses-in-citys-brewerytown-section/3098902/

    Building collapses in city's Brewerytown section
    Inspectors from L&I are trying to find out what caused a three-story home to come crumbling down in the city's Brewerytown section.
    http://6abc.com

36 hours ago

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    REPLACEMENT OF THE SECOND AND THIRD FLOOR REAR WALLS, REAR BAY, THE STREET FACING FACADE AT THE SECOND FLOOR LEVEL AND SECOND FLOOR REAR ROOF PER SUBMITTED PLANS.NO INCREASE TO THE EXISTING BUILDING FOOTPRINT.

    1401 N DOVER ST Issued February 15, 2018 Comment
  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    INSTALLATION OF (1) HVAC UNIT WITH DUCTWORK

    1311 N NEWKIRK ST Issued February 15, 2018 Comment

37 hours ago

38 hours ago

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/02/16/cou...

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/02/16/councilman-kenyatta-johnson-to-introduce-bill-for-a-hearing-on-racial-disparities-in-the-philadelphia-home-loan-market

    Councilman Kenyatta Johnson to introduce bill for a hearing on racial disparities in the Philadelphia home loan market
    Councilman Kenyatta Johnson plans to introduce legislation next Thursday calling for a hearing on racial disparities in the Philadelphia home loan market, according to a statement released by the councilman's office Friday morning. Johnson made his announcement following the Center for Investigative Reporting's Reveal's report on nationwide racial disparities in home loans copublished by WHYY on Thursday with additional reporting by PlanPhilly.
    http://planphilly.com

38 hours ago

https://www.phillymag.com/news/2018/02/16/kra...

https://www.phillymag.com/news/2018/02/16/krasner-big-pharma-marijuana-possession/

    Larry Krasner Sues Big Pharma, Drops All Marijuana Possession Charges
    With a little over a month in office, Philly's new DA is already further reforming the city's drug policy. On the same day a Philly.com op-ed was published in which Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner (and Mayor Kenney) admitted the failure that was the "War on Drugs," in the 1980s and '90s, the DA's office announced that it is suing 10 pharmaceutical companies in connection with the opioid epidemic and is dropping all outstanding marijuana possession charges.
    https://www.phillymag.com

38 hours ago

Opinion: First ,the purchasing of Street Drug...

Opinion: First ,the purchasing of Street Drugs or Opioids is Illegal : Does anyone care that 'safe injection sites' are neither safe nor legal? | Stu Bykofsky http://www.philly.com/philly/columnists/stu_bykofsky/attorney-general-josh-shapiro-cues-safe-injection-sites-illegal-opioids-stu-bykofsky-20180216.html

    Does anyone care that 'safe injection sites' are neither safe nor legal? | Stu Bykofsky - Philly
    Thank you, Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro, for giving me cover so I don't wind up being painted as the "worst person in the world," the label Keith Olbermann used on his TV show to hang on people he didn't like. I have been silent as the opioid epidemic raged because I had no clear-cut solution.
    http://www.philly.com

38 hours ago

Nearby: http://6abc.com/man-dies-in-hole-tryi...

Nearby: http://6abc.com/man-dies-in-hole-trying-to-rescue-dog-in-fairmount-park-idd/3085352/

    Man dies in hole trying to rescue dog in Fairmount Park ID'd
    Police have identified the 72-year-old man, who died after going into a hole to rescue his dog in Philadelphia's Fairmount Park section. The victim is Tony Farr from Philadelphia. It happened around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday on the 4700 block of South Concourse Drive. According to authorities, the dog fell in a 2.5' by 6' hole.
    http://6abc.com

2 days ago

We have a few free books left to give away at...

We have a few free books left to give away at this Saturday's “As Fast As Words Could Fly” book reading and signing by author Pamela Tuck in celebration of Black History Month. It's all free and includes a house tour. Please RSVP below.

    Historic Strawberry Mansion Events
    Visit Historic Strawberry Mansion to hear a special reading of "As Fast As Words Could Fly" by author Pamela Tuck in celebration of Black History Month. Guests will receive a copy of the book and can if have it signed by P... read more
    https://historicstrawberrymansion.ticketleap.com

2 days ago

http://www.cityandstatepa.com/content/philly-...

http://www.cityandstatepa.com/content/philly-city-council-mayor-clash-over-school-board-dismissal-policy

    Philly City Council, Mayor clash over school board dismissal policy
    As the process to create a new board to oversee the School District of Philadelphia after years of state control gains momentum, some politicians immersed in the convoluted and politically fraught effort may be wishing that they left well enough alone.
    http://www.cityandstatepa.com

2 days ago

Opinion: Subsidized housing can change lives....

Opinion: Subsidized housing can change lives. Now it's facing deep cuts | Opinion http://www.philly.com/philly/opinion/commentary/subsidized-affordable-housing-philadelphia-trump-budget-cuts-opinion-20180216.html

    Subsidized housing can change lives. Now it's facing deep cuts | Opinion - Philly
    The 2019 budget released by the White House calls for deep cuts, $8.8 billion or an 18.3% reduction, to the Department of Housing and Urban Development. This would reduce the availability of subsidized housing and vouchers, like the Housing Choice Voucher Program that allowed Paloma to rent a home, even with her very low income.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

http://6abc.com/weather/accuweather-winter-st...

http://6abc.com/weather/accuweather-winter-storm-watch-ahead-of-weekend-snow/49644/

    AccuWeather: Winter Storm Watch ahead of weekend snow
    Meteorologist David Murphy says snow accumulation is likely on Saturday night, with the highest amounts earmarked for our northwest suburbs. A Winter Storm WATCH has been posted for many of the suburban counties in Pennsylvania and parts of central New Jersey. See the list of counties here.
    http://6abc.com

2 days ago

http://www.ocfrealty.com/naked-philly/brewery...

http://www.ocfrealty.com/naked-philly/brewerytown/spied-zoning-notice-handsome-building-near-29th-girard

    We Spied a Zoning Notice on a Handsome Building Near 29th & Girard - OCF Realty
    In October of 2014, we told you that the owners of the property had made an appeal to the ZBA to open a tattoo studio on the first floor of the building, but the case had been continued. The project went back to the ZBA in November, and was held for discussion, with a denial coming the next month.
    http://www.ocfrealty.com

2 days ago

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/02/14/bil...

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/02/14/bills-to-build-new-bike-lanes-advance-in-city-council

    Bills to build new bike lanes advance in City Council
    A trio of bills to expand Philadelphia's disjointed bike lane network advanced out of City Council's streets and services committee Wednesday. The legislation is expected to be introduced to the floor of the full Council Thursday and may be voted upon as early as next week.
    http://planphilly.com

2 days ago

2 days ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE 5" CURB TRAP AND 4" FRESH AIR INLET AND HOUSE DRAIN PA ONE CALL #2018-0291803

    1757 N DOVER ST Issued February 14, 2018 Comment

2 days ago

2 days ago

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

http://www.philly.com/philly/business/real_estate/commercial/philadelphia-police-headquarters-assessment-alan-domb-legislation-blatstein-20180215.html

    Plan for police HQ at Inquirer building prompts call for outside appraisals in city real estate deals - Philly
    Philadelphia officials say their agreement to pay $249 million to a developer for a new city Police Headquarters in the former Inquirer building on North Broad Street is a good deal for the city. But that position is not backed up by an independent appraisal of the property's value, because none was completed.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

http://6abc.com/suspect-sought-for-armed-robb...

http://6abc.com/suspect-sought-for-armed-robbery-of-ne-philly-store/3089920/

    Suspect sought for armed robbery of NE Philly store
    Live Broadcast WATCH NOW BREAKING NEWS Police report: Suspect confessed to Florida school shooting WATCH LIVE BREAKING NEWS Police report: Suspect confessed to Florida school shooting Police have released a new surveillance video showing a man robbing a Northeast Philadelphia business with a large knife.
    http://6abc.com

2 days ago

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

http://www.philly.com/philly/business/real_estate/federal-mortgage-home-loans-racial-disparity-philadelphia-community-reinvestment-act-20180215.html?mobi=true

    Why white homeowners in Philadelphia can get federal mortgages meant for black neighborhoods - Philly
    Jonathan Jacobs had almost no savings, a modest income, and a credit report marred by a disputed cellphone bill. But he easily bought a newly renovated rowhouse in Point Breeze, a South Philadelphia neighborhood that is historically African American. "It took about 15 minutes" to fill out the paperwork, said Jacobs, a career counselor.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/02/15/une...

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/02/15/unequal-lending-keeps-redlining-alive-in-philadelphia-s-gentrifying-neighborhoods

    Unequal lending keeps redlining alive in Philadelphia's gentrifying neighborhoods
    Rachelle Faroul is a 33-year-old woman with a good credit score and a degree from Northwestern University. When she decided to buy home in West Philadelphia, near Malcolm X Park, Faroul, then earning $60,000 a year teaching at Rutgers University, didn't think to have her partner co-sign the loan.
    http://planphilly.com

2 days ago

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

http://www.philly.com/philly/opinion/commentary/opioid-safe-injection-sites-cues-comprehensive-user-engagement-philadelphia-jim-kenney-larry-krasner-20180215.html?mobi=true

    Criminalizing crack addiction was a mistake. Philly's approach to opioids must be different | Jim Kenney and Larry Krasner
    As public officials, we have seen the opioid epidemic impact nearly everything we touch. Last year, overdoses claimed the lives of about 1,200 people - four times the number of homicides and exceeding deaths from the AIDS epidemic by over 200 people in its worst year.
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

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