22 hours ago

We are so excited to announce that The Food T...

We are so excited to announce that The Food Trust is bringing a Night Market to Kensington this August! More details to come!


32 hours ago

2 days ago

2 days ago

Thank you to everyone who attended tonight’s ...

Thank you to everyone who attended tonight’s general meeting! Our next general meeting is Monday, May 21 at 6:30 pm.


3 days ago

Don't miss April's general meeting TONIGHT at...

Don't miss April's general meeting TONIGHT at Philadelphia Brewing Co.! Doors open at 6:15 pm and the meeting starts at 6:30 pm.

    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

  • Every Classroom Deserves a Doc Cam!

    Mrs. Scully is asking for $469.94:
    My students need a document camera so that I can project the books we are reading and worksheets we are completing onto the board. The document camera allows them to follow along with me.
    John Welsh Elementary School Comment

4 days ago

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 100A SERVICE, 20- SPACE PANEL.... IN ACCORDANCE WITH 2008 NEC FOR A ONE FAMILY BUILDING

    2226 N HOWARD ST Issued April 13, 2018 Comment

4 days ago

Thank you Philadelphia Brewing Co. for hostin...

Thank you Philadelphia Brewing Co. for hosting a BBQ for our NKCDC Spring Cleanup volunteers!


5 days ago

East Kensington Neighbors Association (EKNA) ...

Don't miss tomorrow's spring clean up! There will be 5 Team EKNA cleanups!

    East Kensington Neighbors Association (EKNA)
    It may not feel like spring this morning, but the NKCDC Spring Cleanup is this Saturday, April 7! There will be five Team EKNA locations throughout the neighborhood!
    http://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

Help Support Hackett Elementary and Riverward...

Help Support Hackett Elementary and Riverwards Neighborhood Schools at the Riverwards Run on May 12th sponsored by The Somers Team, RIverWards Group, and RE/MAX Access. You can purchase tickets through the Facebook page or directly on Eventbrite. Eventbrite Signup http://bit.ly/RIverWards_Run Facebook Event https://www.facebook.com/events/203169850439270/?active_tab=about

    RIVERWARDS RUN
    HELP SUPPORT PHILLY SCHOOLS! Riverwards Run is a collaborative community charity run to benefit Philadelphia Public Schools in the RIverwards! Join residents, students, local businesses and more in a fun run from N5 Square to Avenue 30! Along the way participate in an instagram contest sponsored by local businesses!
    https://www.eventbrite.com

6 days ago

6 days ago

  • USE PERMIT

    FOR A WHOLESALE AND DISTRIBUTION AND WAREHOUSE FROM FIRST FLOOR THROUGH SECOND FLOOR IN AN EXISTING STRUCTURE. NO SIGN ON THIS APPLICATION.

    2201-05 N AMERICAN ST Issued April 11, 2018 Comment

Apr 12

Apr 12

Apr 11

Apr 11

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 100AMP SERVICE WITH ALL GROUNDING ONLY AS PER 2008 NEC (NORTH DISTRICT)

    2438 N 4TH ST Issued April 9, 2018 Comment

Apr 10

FREE Sunday 4/16: NSNP and The Clay Studio ar...

FREE Sunday 4/16: NSNP and The Clay Studio are partnering in a series of clay making activities and conversation events this spring and summer. This first event brings North Philly-native artist Roberto Lugo to Norris Square Park (Susquehanna and Howard)!


Apr 10

Apr 08

We're excited to announce that The Story Stud...

We're excited to announce that The Story Studio will be returning to Hackett in 2018-19. Trained staff and volunteers from Beacon, a local community and faith based gathering space, will offer literacy, reading, mentoring, and creative writing tutoring on Wednesday afternoons. This after school program is free and open to all Hackett students. The Story Studio includes individualized attention, opportunities for writing and reading aloud, fosters a love of reading, and builds relationships between students and invested, caring adults. This is non-religious, and open to all ages and levels. Staff and volunteers are trained and have appropriate background clearances. For more info please contact info@thewordatbeacon.org


Apr 07

Box 1812 2ND/CUMBERLAND STS AOI: 2525 N 2ND S...

Box 1812 2ND/CUMBERLAND STS AOI: 2525 N 2ND ST 1&2S BLDG - 150X50 - HVY FIRE 2 AND 2 IN SERVICE SECOND ALARMERS RESPONDING

    https://www.facebook.com

Apr 07

Apr 06

  • ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT

    FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY FOR A TWO FAMILY DWELLING IN AN EXISTING ATTACHED BUILDING. MINOR WORK TO INCLUDE THE REPALCEMENT OF SHEET ROCK AND REPLACEMENT OF FLOOR AS SHOWN PER PLANS. NO STRUCTURAL WORK AND NO CHANGE IN MEANS OF EGRESS. COMPLIANCE WITH PHILADELPHIA FIRE AND PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE PRIOR TO OCCUPANCY.

    410 W CUMBERLAND ST Issued April 4, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    FRAME, DRYWALL, PAINT, INSTALL CABINETS, LAMINATE FLR, TILE. NO LOAD BEARING/STRUCTURAL WALLS INSTALLED.

    2414 N HANCOCK ST Issued April 4, 2018 Comment
  • USE PERMIT

    THREE (3) FAMILY DWELLING (MULTI-FAMILY DWELLING) IN AN EXISTING STRUCTURE.

    2323 N 2ND ST Issued April 4, 2018 Comment

Apr 05

East Kensington Neighbors Association (EKNA) ...

The Spring Cleanup has been rescheduled to Saturday, April 14! We're crossing or fingers hoping that spring sunshine makes an appearance by then.

    NKCDC Spring Cleanup
    https://www.facebook.com

Apr 04

Friends Of Hackett shared their event.

Hey guys, remember that time Swoop and the Eagles drumline came to Hackett to entertain all of the volunteers on last year's Comcast Cares Day...? Good times! Have you signed up yet?

    Comcast Cares Day 2018
    We're thrilled to announce that Comcast Cares Day will be back at Hackett this year! Through our participation in this event over the past 2 years we...
    https://www.facebook.com

Apr 04

Call for mini-grants! Do you have an idea for...

Call for mini-grants! Do you have an idea for a project or initiative to create change and make an impact in East Kensington? EKNA supports local initiatives through our mini-grants, or awards of up to $500 to support projects benefiting the residents of East Kensington. Past recipients include Kensington Community Food Co-op, Hagert St. Playground, and Rock to the Future. Do you have a great idea for East Kensington? Submit your application to secretary@ekna.org by Sunday, April 8th! Please include your budget, desired amount of funding, and the impact a mini-grant will have on the EKNA community. https://www.ekna.org/mini-grants/

    Mini-Grants
    The East Kensington Neighbors Association's mission is to organize the voice, concerns, and the action of East Kensington (EK) residents in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    https://www.ekna.org

Apr 04

Friends Of Hackett added an event.

Join us for our next Happy Hour Fundraiser on Thursday, April 19th at Green Rock Tavern! It will be Green Rock's first time hosting a FoH Happy Hour. This is a great opportunity to meet some other parents in the Hackett catchment, or just neighbors who love to support their local school! All proceeds will be used to revamp Hackett's stage lighting!

    Happy Hour Fundraiser
    Join us for our next Happy Hour Fundraiser on Thursday, April 19th at Green Rock Tavern! It will be Green Rock's first time hosting a FoH Happy Hour....
    https://www.facebook.com

Apr 03

Friends Of Hackett shared Beacon's photo.

Check out this months activities for families that are happening with our friends at Beacon this month!


Apr 03

Sign up for our mailing list and stay up-to-d...

Sign up for our mailing list and stay up-to-date on news and events around East Kensington! http://ekna.us1.list-manage1.com/subscribe/post?u=e2d8598d1e38ec62eba88dd2a&id=96f866289b


Apr 03

Do you have a child turning 5 by September 1s...

Do you have a child turning 5 by September 1st, 2018? If so, and you haven't already toured Hackett, they will be having a final Kindergarten Open House for the school year on Tuesday, May 8th from 9:30-10:45am.


Apr 02

It may not feel like spring this morning, but...

It may not feel like spring this morning, but the NKCDC Spring Cleanup is this Saturday, April 7! There will be four Team EKNA locations throughout the neighborhood!

    NKCDC Spring Cleanup
    https://www.facebook.com

Mar 31

Philly We Rise is at Galaei.

Trans Equity Project

    Philly We Rise
    Trans Equity Project
    http://www.facebook.com

Mar 31

East Kensington Neighbors Association (EKNA) ...

Less than 50 days until the 12th Annual Kensington Derby and Arts Fest! https://facebook.com/events/1994905507503666?acontext=%7B%22action_history%22%3A%22%5B%7B%5C%22surface%5C%22%3A%5C%22page%5C%22%2C%5C%22mechanism%5C%22%3A%5C%22main_list%5C%22%2C%5C%22extra_data%5C%22%3A%5B%5D%7D%5D%22%7D&aref=0

    PFCU Kensington Derby and Arts Fest
    One great neighborhood, one big day! Just as wacky, artsy and Kensington as ever, it's the 12th ANNUAL Philadelphia Federal Credit Union Kensington...
    https://www.facebook.com

Mar 30

Mar 30

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