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Shuler Playground Summer Youth Mentoring Program

We are launching a youth mentoring program at Shuler Playground for teen & pre-teen males tomorrow (Saturday, 7/14). The program will run each Saturday from 10-11:30 AM through Saturday, September 1. Help us identify boys & young men in the neighborhood who you think would benefit from participating in this program.

4 days ago

  • ALTERATION 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.

    3204 W WILLARD ST Issued July 9, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE WATER HEATER

    2843 W CLEMENTINE ST Issued July 9, 2018 Comment

5 days ago

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6 days ago

George Kurzik posted 1 photo to Flickr:

Jul 07

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      3100 Block N. 28th St. June 25, 2018 @ 10:22 a.m. Comment

Jul 07

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    SEAL 5" LATERAL & FAI - PA1# 2018-1831551 - REMOVE HOUSE TRAP AND HERMETICALLY SEALING THE LATERAL BY A CAP OR PLUG PER SECTION P-606.1 OF THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004 - "SELF-CERTIFICATION'S ARE NO LONGER PERMITTED" - "ALL EXCAVATIONS AND PLUMBING TRENCHES IN EXCESS OF 5 FEET IN DEPTH MUST HAVE APPROVED SHORING IN PLACE AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION"

    3115 N 29TH ST Issued July 2, 2018 Comment

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Jun 28

This weekly pickup game has been a Philly hoops staple since 1982

...Some relationships go back further. Blasetti and Phil Regan first met in elementary school at 32nd and Allegheny...

    This weekly pickup game has been a Philly hoops staple since 1982
    The code to open the gym door didn't work. One recent evening, the temperature sat above 80 degrees and the group outside in their gym shorts couldn't get in the suburban high school for their weekly pickup basketball game. Try again next week?
    http://www.philly.com

Jun 28

Jun 26

Philly Free Streets coming August 11th!

Have you heard about Philly Free Streets? Come out and play on car-free North Broad Street, between City Hall and Erie Avenue, on Saturday, August 11 from 8AM to 1PM!

Join us for family-friendly, people-powered fun and experience Philly streets in a new way! Walk, bike, and play on an 8-mile round trip route of car-free North Broad. People of all ages and physical abilities are invited. There is no formal start or stop—join the fun anywhere along the route. Participants are encouraged to arrive by foot, bike, or SEPTA.

For more information or to sign up to volunteer, visit www.PhillyFreeStreets.com.
Philly Free Streets is a people-powered initiative of the City of Philadelphia.

    Philly Free Streets
    215-686-5552
    http://www.phillyfreestreets.com

Jun 24

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    MAKE SAFE PERMIT- FOR REPAIR OF WALL TO INCLUDE WIRE MESH AND STUCCO TO RESOLVE CASE #633726. ABUTTING SIDEWALK MUST BE CLOSED WITH FENCING A MINIMUM OF 6' IN HEIGHT. SEPARATE STREETS DEPARTMENT PERMIT REQUIRED FOR SIDEWALK CLOSURE. A SEPARATE PERMIT IS REQUIRED FOR ANY ADDITIONAL ALTERATIONS THAT ARE NOT SPECIFICALLY ADDRESSED ON CASE #633726.

    2811 W CLEMENTINE ST Issued June 22, 2018 Comment

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Jun 20

Summer Happenings at Shuler Playground

Check out this flier about what's going on at Shuler this summer

1).For starters, MMBL, the adult basketball league, started on Monday, 6/18. Games will be played from 6-9 PM on Monday-Thursday evenings until 8/9.

2) The pool opens on Friday, 6/29.

3) There will be a Family Movie Nite from 7-9 PM every Friday, beginning 6/29.

For more info, stop by, call, or follow us on FB.

Jun 20

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL APPROVED FIRE ALARM THROUGHOUT AS PER NFPA 72 EAST DISTRICT

    3101 W ALLEGHENY AVE Issued June 15, 2018 Comment

Jun 20

U-Haul, Employee Charged in Deadly Food Truck Explosion

...propane each. She had them regularly refilled by friends at two U-Haul locations along W. Allegheny Avenue and W. Hunting Park Avenue, according to the suit. Feldman said she, like many others, would not know how to...

    U-Haul, Employee Charged in Deadly Food Truck Explosion
    Nearly four years after a Philadelphia food truck explosion killed a woman and her daughter, a Pennsylvania U-Haul company and an employee face charges.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Jun 17

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALLATION OF OWNER SUPPLIED LIGHTING & POWER POLES. INSTALLATION OF RECEPTACLES. INSTALLATION OF LOW VOLTAGE/ CAT 5 CABLING FO RPOS SYSTEM PER 2008 NEC (RETAIL)EAST DISTRICT

    3101 W ALLEGHENY AVE Issued June 14, 2018 Comment

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      2800 Block W. Allegheny Ave. June 8, 2018 @ 4:33 p.m. Comment

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      N. 29th St. & W. Clearfield St. June 5, 2018 @ 6:15 p.m. Comment

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Jun 01

One Smart Cookie: When Keebler Called Philly Home

Keebler died at age 71 at his home at 643 North 22nd Street in 1893. In his relatively short life, Keebler was married three times and had at least eight children. He was buried at Mount Peace Cemetery, an Odd Fellows cemetery at 3111 West Lehigh Avenue not far from Laurel Hill Cemetery.

...the late 1920s. In 1931, Keebler-Weyl announce plans to build a large plant at Henry Avenue near Allegheny Avenue. In 1932, Mayor J. Hampton Moore declared that this proposed development was “the first tangible...

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...the Nabisco plant in Northeast Philadelphia last summer. The factory, on the west side of Roosevelt Boulevard at Byberry Road, was a fixture of that part of the city for decades. The landmark building towered...

Keebler came to own the property at 258 and 260 North 22nd Street, as well as 262 and 264 North 22nd Street and 2210 Vine Street. Among other...

...own the property at 258 and 260 North 22nd Street, as well as 262 and 264 North 22nd Street and 2210 Vine Street. Among other baked goods, Keebler baked hardtack there. Hardtack was a...

Around 1864, Keebler moved his residence from the Christian Street address to 2222 Brandywine Street, near the bake shop. Prosperous entrepreneurs typically lived north of Market Street and were disdained...

...Rittenhouse Square and otherwise south of Market Street. Keebler later moved further north, first to 613 North 22nd Street and then to 643 North 22nd Street. All of his later residences were just a...

...Street. Keebler later moved further north, first to 613 North 22nd Street and then to 643 North 22nd Street. All of his later residences were just a few blocks from his factory. This was...

Between 1866 and 1872, Keebler erected a three-story building on 264 North 22nd Street and added an additional story onto 260, 262 and 258 North 22nd Streets. Keebler initially employed 45 or so workers–it could be said that he baked goods the old fashioned elfin way—the “Uncommonly Good” way.

...1938, the firm moved to an immense new baking complex on the southwest corner of Hunting Park Avenue and G Street. For decades, the sprawling factory in Juniata employed hundreds of workers and was serviced by...

    One Smart Cookie: When Keebler Called Philly Home
    Some Philadelphians were dismayed by the demolition of the Nabisco plant in Northeast Philadelphia last summer. The factory, on the west side of Roosevelt Boulevard at Byberry Road, was a fixture of that part of the city for decades. The landmark building towered above the surrounding area and filled the air with the delicious aroma of baking cookies.
    https://hiddencityphila.org

May 30

May 29

Help Our Neighborhood: Become a Philacycle Volunteer

We at, Galvanized Philadelphians Neighbor's Association, are committed to helping reduce litter on our streets and to diverting waste from our landfills, but we need your help.

If you want to commit to making a change and want to donate your time as little as four times per year, please consider volunteering with Philacycle by participating in zero-waste events like the Broad Street Run and by educating our neighbors about composting and proper recycling.

For more information or to sign up, create a profile at https://www.recyclebank.com/home/, then download the mobile app from the IOS or Android app store:

IOS: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/recyclebank/id395692431?mt=8
Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.recyclebank&feature=search_result

If you need help getting set up or if you have questions, call 484-324-8263.

    Local Recycling Info
    Recycling and waste diversion rules can vary from one city to the next, so we want to make sure we're sharing the right information with you.
    https://www.recyclebank.com

May 27

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    STORM & SANITARY CURB TRAPS, FAI & MAIN DRAIN & WATER SERVICE CURB TO METER. RAINLEADER CESSPOOL PA20181441265 SELF CERTIFICATION NO LONGER ACCEPTED ALL TRENCHES IN EXCESS OF 5 FT MUST HAVE APPROVED SHORING AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION.

    2822 W CLEMENTINE ST Issued May 24, 2018 Comment

May 27

May 25

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    FOR THE REPAIR/REPLACEMENT OF LOOSE MISSING AND DETERIORATED BRICKS AND MORTOR JOINTS ON REAR WALL OF STRUCTURE WITH LIKE AND KIND MATERIALS AND REPLACEMENT OF ALL FIRE DAMAGED PORTIONS OF MAIN ROOF WITH LIKE AND KIND MATERIALS. APPLICATION OF STUCCO AND RE-ROOFING AS PER APPLICABLE STANDARD.

    3204 W WILLARD ST Issued May 22, 2018 Comment

May 23

May 23

  • OPERATIONS PERMIT

    HOTWORKS: WELDING/CUTTING/SOLDERING/TORCH WORK - PERMIT EXPIRES 05/21/2019

    3118 W ALLEGHENY AVE Issued May 21, 2018 Comment

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