6 hours ago

US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Moun...

Good morning everyone! Hopefully you are having a great start to your Memorial Day weekend. Another warm afternoon is in store for today. In fact, most locations are already near 80. Thunderstorms are likely this afternoon, mainly after 3 pm and will continue into this evening. A backdoor cold front will push south tomorrow, leading to cooler highs in the upper 60s to near 70 north and low 80s south into Delmarva.

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly added a new photo.
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7 hours ago

Well, another year is a wrap for Unity in the...

Well, another year is a wrap for Unity in the Community's 9th Annual Ultimate Prom Experience. Thank you to each and every person that joined in to make @autumn._rae memorable. We love making dreams come true. Thank you @thebrandarch for everything. http://www.fox29.com/news/philadelphia-eagles-safety-tre-sullivan-escorts-teenager-to-prom

    Philadelphia Eagles safety Tre Sullivan escorts teenager to prom
    Philadelphia Eagles safety Tre Sullivan escorted a student to the Universal Audenried High School prom in South Philadelphia. "It's amazing! I wasn't expecting all this it's something I couldn't imagine," Autumn Wallace said. This special prom night was made possible by a local non-profit called Unity in the Community.
    http://www.fox29.com

8 hours ago

Happy Memorial Day Weekend! We are open every...

Happy Memorial Day Weekend! We are open every day this weekend from dawn until dusk. Remember to pick up a cemetery guide from in front of the mansion, and enjoy the shade our 700+ trees provide!

    Memorial Day Weekend
    Visit Veterans at The Woodlands this weekend.
    http://woodlandsphila.org

26 hours ago

Outside of being the project manager for Proj...

Outside of being the project manager for Project Rehab and assisting small businesses in the neighborhood, @RyanSpak also is making sure to do good in the community.

    Developing Community: The Spak Group redefines how a developer interacts with a neighborhood.
    For Ryan Spak, the recently-unveiled mural "Breaking Chains" at 500 S. 52nd St. isn't just a new work of art. It's also a testament to the way he thinks developers should work in Philadelphia.
    http://ucreview.com

26 hours ago

Take a wild walk at The Woodlands tomorrow at...

Take a wild walk at The Woodlands tomorrow at 7:30AM! Pay What You Wish and meet at the mansion for our Urban Wildlife Walk with our neighbor, Bernard Brown and Matthew Halley of The Academy of Natural Sciences.

    https://www.facebook.com

28 hours ago

"We’re never really going to stop development...

"We’re never really going to stop development from happening in a great neighborhood, but we can certainly have a conversation about how that development interacts with what’s already there.” http://ucreview.com/developing-community-the-spak-group-redefines-how-a-developer-interacts-wi-p7825-1.htm

    Developing Community: The Spak Group redefines how a developer interacts with a neighborhood.
    For Ryan Spak, the recently-unveiled mural "Breaking Chains" at 500 S. 52nd St. isn't just a new work of art. It's also a testament to the way he thinks developers should work in Philadelphia.
    http://ucreview.com

29 hours ago

Dock Street Cannery + Lounge earned a nominat...

Dock Street Cannery + Lounge earned a nomination for best new bar in Philadelphia from Time Out Philadelphia. If you haven't checked it out now, the June 7th #DollarStroll is a perfect excuse!

    TimeOut Says Dock Street Cannery + Tasting Lounge is One of the Best New Bars in Philly, and We Lowkey Agree...
    This is major, you guys: Earlier this month, Dock Street Cannery + Tasting Lounge was nominated for Best New Bar in Philadelphia by the folks at TimeOut Philly.
    http://www.dockstreetbeer.com

31 hours ago

Good Friday morning! Another nice day expecte...

Good Friday morning! Another nice day expected, although it will be a rather warm afternoon. For the holiday weekend, it will be more humid (cooler Sunday and Monday) with some showers and storms around.

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    Good Friday morning! Another nice day expected, although it will be a rather warm afternoon. For the holiday weekend, it will be more humid (cooler Sunday and Monday) with some showers and storms around.
    https://www.facebook.com

31 hours ago

"A more accurate headline would read: 'As INK...

"A more accurate headline would read: 'As INKY circulation shrinks, raises ad rates, Sheriff seeks more outlets to notify public, boost sales,' because that is, in fact what is really going on." http://ucreview.com/the-philadelphia-inquirer-seems-to-want-to-keep-public-notice-from-the-publ-p7824-1.htm

    The Philadelphia Inquirer seems to want to keep public notice from the public
    A few weeks ago, the Philadelphia Inquirer published a deep dive into the fascinating domain of public notice. This is advertising that is required by law to be published in a newspaper, and is generally paid for by a governmental entity or stakeholders in a legal proceeding.
    http://ucreview.com

39 hours ago

  • OPERATIONS PERMIT

    HOTWORKS: WELDING/CUTTING WORK - PERMIT EXPIRES:5/22/19

    2722-26 FEDERAL ST Issued May 22, 2018 Comment

43 hours ago

A pleasant night is expected with lows rangin...

A pleasant night is expected with lows ranging mainly from the middle 50s to the lower 60s in our region. #pawx #njwx #dewx #mdwx

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    A pleasant night is expected with lows ranging mainly from the middle 50s to the lower 60s in our region. #pawx #njwx #dewx #mdwx
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Yesterday (May 23) we presented the The Frank...

Yesterday (May 23) we presented the The Franklin Institute with a 25 year service award. Thank you for being great COOP observers and partners and for consistently reporting the daily weather to the US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly for the past 25 years! Here's to the next 25 years and beyond!

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    Yesterday (May 23) we presented the The Franklin Institute with a 25 year service award. Thank you for being great COOP observers and partners and for consistently reporting the daily weather to the...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

The location is a secret...for now.

The location is a secret...for now.

    2 Vegan Players Are Teaming Up For a New West Philly Bakery
    Popular Pennsport vegan coffee shop Grindcore House and wholesale patisserie Crust Vegan Bakery are opening a joint location in West Philly. They're keeping the exact address a secret for now, but it's slated to open this summer, and will be the first brick-and-mortar location for Crust.
    https://philly.eater.com

2 days ago

"Big Red Sun" at 11th Hour Theatre Company, D...

"Big Red Sun" at 11th Hour Theatre Company, Dace Brubeck and Verdi courtesy the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra, The Philly POPS Memorial Day Salute and more in this week's Notes on Music. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/notes-on-music-p7314-95.htm

    Notes on Music ♫
    A roundup of musical and cultural events in Philadelphia this week.
    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

2 days ago

The National Constitution Center offers three...

The National Constitution Center offers three full days of events for Memorial Day Weekend. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/memorial-day-weekend-events-at-the-national-constitution-center-p7313-1.htm

    Memorial Day Weekend events at the National Constitution Center
    Events this weekend include flag ceremonies, memorials, arts and crafts and historic games.
    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

2 days ago

University City District added 4 new photos.

Today we're sprucing up the custom planters we installed by the 46th Street stop on the Market-Frankford Line as part of a project for The Enterprise Center. We invite you to enjoy them (once the paint dries)!

    University City District
    University City District added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Four University City spots make Philadelphia ...

Four University City spots make Philadelphia Magazine's list of best Philadelphia taco options.

    Tacos in Philly: The Ultimate Guide
    From Kensington to deep south Philly, our list of the best places to sate your taco craving. Look, I do not have to convince you to eat tacos. No one has to be convinced to eat tacos.
    https://www.phillymag.com

2 days ago

About 50 community volunteers gathered at the...

About 50 community volunteers gathered at the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office to be sworn into their neighborhood’s Youth Aid Panel (YAP) yesterday. YAP is a Juvenile Diversion Program that gives first-time juvenile criminal offenders the option of appearing before a panel of community volunteers, rather than entering the juvenile court system. These new graduates will help juveniles complete their contractual obligations to avoid the adverse effects of a criminal record.

    University City Review
    About 50 community volunteers gathered at the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office to be sworn into their neighborhood's Youth Aid Panel (YAP) yesterday. YAP is a Juvenile Diversion Program that...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighbo...

There is still space left to sign up for our next Side-By-Side class this summer, The Civic Spectrum: Engage. Lead. Empower. An opportunity to learn and engage with several different types of local civic leaders through a seminar style format.

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Good Thursday morning! Lots of sunshine today...

Good Thursday morning! Lots of sunshine today along with lowered humidity levels. Temperatures are expected to rise into the lower 80s this afternoon, although it will be cooler along the coast as a sea breeze is expected through the afternoon.

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    Good Thursday morning! Lots of sunshine today along with lowered humidity levels. Temperatures are expected to rise into the lower 80s this afternoon, although it will be cooler along the coast as a...
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2 days ago

For those going to the beach this Memorial Da...

For those going to the beach this Memorial Day Weekend, please keep the following in mind: It`s quite a bit different swimming in the ocean versus a pool. One of the main threats to swimmers in the ocean are rip currents. A rip current is a small-scale surf zone current moving away from the beach. If you`re a weak swimmer, it is recommended to swim with a strong swimmer and/or a flotation device nearby. Remember, a low risk of rip currents (like the risk forecast for today) does not mean no risk! Life threatening rip currents often still occur near jetties, reefs, and piers. There were 8 rip-current fatalities last year alone in New Jersey. The vast majority of these rip current victims swam at unguarded beaches. Always swim in the presence of a life guard! The latest rip current forecast is available at www.weather.gov/beach/phi/

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    For those going to the beach this Memorial Day Weekend, please keep the following in mind: It`s quite a bit different swimming in the ocean versus a pool. One of the main threats to swimmers in the...
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2 days ago

East Point Breeze Neighbors is with Kevin Dev...

Come drink with us! EPBN Happy hour till 7 at Second District Brewing - the snacks have been ordered! 🍻🍺

    East Point Breeze Neighbors
    Come drink with us! EPBN Happy hour till 7 at Second District Brewing - the snacks have been ordered! 🍻🍺
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

It’s the first step toward the “Innovation Ne...

It’s the first step toward the “Innovation Neighborhood” project, a long-term effort driven by a collaboration between Drexel University and Brandywine Realty Trust. The goal is to transform the area around the station into a unified, vibrant community. http://ucreview.com/amtrak-begins-search-for-th-street-station-developers-p7821-1.htm

    Amtrak begins search for 30th Street Station developers
    The development includes the new West Underground Concourse that will connect 30th Street Station to nearby train stations.
    http://ucreview.com

3 days ago

Realtor friends: come check out some local sc...

Realtor friends: come check out some local schools, including Arthur! Get your tickets here: realtortour.eventbrite.com

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Realtor friends: come check out some local schools, including Arthur! Get your tickets here: realtortour.eventbrite.com
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Kick off Memorial Day Weekend with us and the...

Kick off Memorial Day Weekend with us and the Philadelphia VA Medical Center tomorrow at noon at the entrance to The Woodlands. The gates will be open every day this weekend from dawn to dusk, and guides to the cemetery will be available at the Hamilton Mansion (weather permitting). To learn more about Memorial Day at The Woodlands, visit our website: woodlandsphila.org/events

    The Woodlands
    Kick off Memorial Day Weekend with us and the Philadelphia VA Medical Center tomorrow at noon at the entrance to The Woodlands. The gates will be open every day this weekend from dawn to dusk, and...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

On Saturday, May 19, A hardy crew of Friends ...

On Saturday, May 19, A hardy crew of Friends of Barkan Park turned out to clear branches, shovel and sweep paths, and generally spruce up the park for the summer season.

    University City Review
    On Saturday, May 19, A hardy crew of Friends of Barkan Park turned out to clear branches, shovel and sweep paths, and generally spruce up the park for the summer season.
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Sunshine will be on the increase through this...

Sunshine will be on the increase through this afternoon along with lowering humidity and a northwesterly breeze. A nice stretch of weather is expected for the next several days.

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    Sunshine will be on the increase through this afternoon along with lowering humidity and a northwesterly breeze. A nice stretch of weather is expected for the next several days.
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Featuring selections ranging from opera to Si...

Featuring selections ranging from opera to Sinatra, the concert will also honor prominent Italian-American musicians from Philadelphia. http://ucreview.com/italian-music-concert-comes-to-university-city-p7820-1.htm

    Italian music concert comes to University City
    University City, West Philadelphia, Community Newspaper
    http://ucreview.com

3 days ago

A HAPPY HOUR will replace our May general mee...

A HAPPY HOUR will replace our May general meeting tonight, Wednesday, May 23rd! Join us at Second District Brewing 5-7PM for $2 off pints. Come early for door prizes. Bancroft + McKean Streets. http://epbneighbors.org/news/2018/5/23/epbn-happy-hour-tonight/

    EPBN Happy Hour Tonight - 2018 - News - East Point Breeze Neighbors
    Newbold Neighbors Association strives to engage residents, support sustainable development, promote local businesses, and strengthen our community through clean streets, greening efforts, public safety, planning, and outreach. The Association takes action through regular general and committee meetings, and serves the community and the City of Philadelphia as a valuable link to various programs and operations of local government.
    http://epbneighbors.org

3 days ago

  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    INSTALLATION OF AUTOMATIC SPRINKLER SYSTEM WITH ONE (1) INCH COMBINED FIRE & DOMESTIC SERVICE LINE TO SERVE PREVIOUSLY APPROVED THREE (3) STORY ABOVE GRADE PLANCE, W. BASEMENT & ROOFTOP STRUCTURE, SINGLE-FAMILY DWELLING IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPROVED PLANS. AUTOMATIC SPRINKLER SYSTEM INSTALL PER NFPA 13D.

    1252 S 27TH ST Issued May 21, 2018 Comment

3 days ago

More rain is moving into our region (yes, aga...

More rain is moving into our region (yes, again...). Strong thunderstorms are possible, but primarily south of our region, through they could move into Talbot and Caroline Counties in Maryland through the early evening. For the rest of our region, chances for light showers continue through the overnight hours. For the latest radar, visit https://radar.weather.gov/Conus/northeast.php

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3 days ago

Friends of Chester Arthur shared South of Sou...

Three cheers for William and many thanks to South of South Neighborhood Association for recognizing an amazing student at Arthur! #3Bs #wildcatpride

    South of South Neighborhood Association
    We stopped by Chester A Arthur Elementary School today to award 5th grader William the SOSNA Michelle Cutner Award for being a great student, a good classmate, and having stellar work ethic. Congrats...
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Great Job Kyle Shenandoah!!.... Recruiting mo...

Great Job Kyle Shenandoah!!.... Recruiting more than 50 city employers and agencies, like SEPTA and PECO, featuring nearly a 100 job offers, Shenandoah says the upcoming event hopes to reach as many South Philly residents as possible. From the University of Penn to the Urban League of Philadelphia, close to a dozen organizational partnerships from around the city are working to make the fair a reality. https://southphillyreview.com/second-annual-career-fair-in-grays-ferry-set-for-june-2-7e96be7de448

    Second annual career fair in Grays Ferry set for June 2
    While teaching first and second grade, Grays Ferry Civic Association Vice President Kyle Shenandoah conducted an experiment to maintain order in the rowdy classroom. Assigning students various tasks, like sharpening pencils or attending to the bathroom, he noticed a shift in their behavior - a correlation, he'd come to realize, that also exists in his backyard.
    https://southphillyreview.com

4 days ago

If you're looking for employment, please join...

If you're looking for employment, please join us this Thursday for our employment session with the Philadelphia Parking Authority.

    Unity In The Community
    If you're looking for employment, please join us this Thursday for our employment session with the Philadelphia Parking Authority.
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

International House Philadelphia CEO Josh Sev...

International House Philadelphia CEO Josh Sevin featured in Philadelphia Business Journal last week. Josh discusses what changes may be on the horizon. http://ow.ly/AMjm30k6rU4

    International House Philadelphia
    International House Philadelphia CEO Josh Sevin featured in Philadelphia Business Journal last week. Josh discusses what changes may be on the horizon. http://ow.ly/AMjm30k6rU4
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Save the dates for the entire Cedar Park Jazz...

Save the dates for the entire Cedar Park Jazz series, running Fridays from June 1st through July 27th.

    Weekly Cedar Park Jazz series returns June 1
    A great Cedar Park summer tradition - Cedar Park Jazz Series - is returning June 1st to 49th and Baltimore! The series, presented by Cedar Park Neighbors, will run through July 27th with performances every Friday, from 6-8 p.m. (weather permitting). The series kicks off with a performance by pian
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

4 days ago

University City District shared Lancaster Ave...

    Lancaster Avenue - West Philadelphia, PA
    Check out the Penn Supplier Diversity Forum and Expo tomorrow. Get your business connected. Registration strongly encouraged: http://ow.ly/6JzU30k7DYT
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

The Woodlands added 2 new photos.

Explore the wildlife of The Woodlands with tonight's free Birding Zine Release Party, and Saturday's Pay-What-You-Wish Urban Wildlife Walk. Both events are rain or shine and are made possible by neighborhood experts Toribird and Bernard Brown, and Matthew Halley of The Academy of Natural Sciences.

    The Woodlands
    The Woodlands added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Tonight at 6pm is the opening reception of Mo...

Tonight at 6pm is the opening reception of Motion Pictured, an exhibition of images and objects that personify the timeless activity of movement/motion in still visual art forms. The exhibit is exhibit co-hosted by @davinciartalliance to celebrate the anniversary of our film program's rebirth as @LightboxFilmCenter. From the perspective of traditionally static media (painting, printmaking, photography, and the like), the representation of movement has challenged artists throughout history. However, the birth of cinematography in the mid-19th Century marked a monumental turning point in how visual artists addressed movement in their work. For more info: http://bit.ly/MotionPictured RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/917036408502686/

    International House Philadelphia
    Tonight at 6pm is the opening reception of Motion Pictured, an exhibition of images and objects that personify the timeless activity of movement/motion in still visual art forms. The exhibit is...
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Grays Ferry Civic Association shared a link.

    Apply to become an AmeriCorps member with us
    Click here to access our application. Remember to schedule your first interview after you hit submit. We are changing the face of this city block by block, and we need people who are passionate about making a difference. That's where you come in.
    http://powercorpsphl.org

4 days ago

Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighbo...

Join neighbors from Mantua and Powelton Village tomorrow night Wednesday May 23rd from 5:30 to 7 pm, for a discussion on Aging in Place: Is it for you?

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Did you know that this is National Safe Boati...

Did you know that this is National Safe Boating Week? When going out on a boat, it is always good to have a plan and be prepared. For a lot more information, check out the following web site: https://www.weather.gov/safety/safeboating-week

    National Safe Boating Week: May 19-25, 2018
    The National Weather Service has partnered with the National Safe Boating Council, a NOAA Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador™ to help promote safe boating practices. During Safe Boating Week, NWS will send a Public Information Statement and broadcast public service announcements on NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards.
    https://www.weather.gov

4 days ago

Cedar Park Neighbors is accepting application...

Cedar Park Neighbors is accepting applications for their 2018-2019 Gary Bronson Memorial Scholarship. Applicants must be students living within the stated boundaries of Cedar Park and be attending a regionally accredited post-secondary school in the fall. Click below to learn more!

    Scholarship Committee
    Established in 1988, the mission of the Cedar Park Neighbors Scholarship Committee is to recognize and encourage young adults living in the Cedar Park neighborhood of West Philadelphia who are committed to pursuing higher education and provide them with both mentorship and financial support to help them be successful in their post-secondary endeavors.
    http://www.cedarparkneighbors.org

4 days ago

Did you know that young people who participat...

Did you know that young people who participate in the arts are 4 times more likely to be recognized for academic achievement? FoCA is proud to support the drama club @ Arthur and we can't wait for the 2018 show! Come support the arts! Thursday March 31st at 5pm.

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Did you know that young people who participate in the arts are 4 times more likely to be recognized for academic achievement? FoCA is proud to support the drama club @ Arthur and we can't wait for...
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

Did your favorite West Philly location make t...

Did your favorite West Philly location make the list?

    30 Best Cheap Eats in Philadelphia
    Find out where to fill up for less in Philly with this cheap-eats guide. Here are 30 sure bets that range from local staples (hello, cheesesteak!) to global-inspired gems
    https://www.foodnetwork.com

5 days ago

Tomorrow at 6pm is the opening reception of M...

Tomorrow at 6pm is the opening reception of Motion Pictured, an exhibition of images and objects that personify the timeless activity of movement/motion in still visual art forms. The exhibit is exhibit co-hosted by @davinciartalliance to celebrate the anniversary of our film program's rebirth as @LightboxFilmCenter. From the perspective of traditionally static media (painting, printmaking, photography, and the like), the representation of movement has challenged artists throughout history. However, the birth of cinematography in the mid-19th Century marked a monumental turning point in how visual artists addressed movement in their work. For more info: http://bit.ly/MotionPictured RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/917036408502686/

    International House Philadelphia
    Tomorrow at 6pm is the opening reception of Motion Pictured, an exhibition of images and objects that personify the timeless activity of movement/motion in still visual art forms. The exhibit is...
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

Point Breeze Community Development Coalition ...

Check this out!

    Grays Ferry Civic Association
    Grays Ferry Civic Association added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

There will be a Public meeting for the Proper...

There will be a Public meeting for the Property located at 2701-03 Federal St. at the GFCC office , 1501 S. 29th St. on Tuesday evening , May 22, 2018 at 7 PM.

    Grays Ferry Civic Association
    There will be a Public meeting for the Property located at 2701-03 Federal St. at the GFCC office , 1501 S. 29th St. on Tuesday evening , May 22, 2018 at 7 PM.
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighbo...

Free Summer Literacy Camp at the Dornsife Center from June 30th - Aug. 10th for children moving into grades 3-5. Please email Dr. Vera Lee at vjw25@drexel.edu OR Dr. MJ DeCarlo at mt623@drexel.edu for more information.

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

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