1 hour ago

Fill out this survey to help Indego grow! You...

Fill out this survey to help Indego grow! You'll be entered for a chance to win a $250 gift card.

    Indego User Survey 2017
    Web survey powered by SurveyMonkey.com. Create your own online survey now with SurveyMonkey's expert certified FREE templates.
    https://www.surveymonkey.com

4 hours ago

A great writeup from Hidden City Philadelphia...

A great writeup from Hidden City Philadelphia on the Cret Illustrated Show hanging in the Hamilton Mansion. Come check it out at the opening tonight from 5:30-8:00

    Cret Exhibition Captures Vibrations Of The City
    Editor's note: Architectural drawing is a dying art. Before the digital revolution gave birth to drafting software, renderings of buildings, bridges, barrel vaults, and bell towers were meticulously illustrated by hand. And although most of the technical work done for architectural and engineering firms in the past left no room for emotion or expression, a human touch, and a physical object, remained.
    https://hiddencityphila.org

7 hours ago

South of South Neighborhood Association share...

Southwest Center City Tree Planters are planting 12 trees this weekend! Want to help out? Come by SOSNA's office at 9a.

    SOSNA Green Tree Planting
    SOSNA Green will be planting 14 street trees in the neighborhood (east of 20th Street). Please help us green the neighborhorhood and invite friends! We...
    https://www.facebook.com

8 hours ago

University City District shared West Philly L...

This weekend Saturday's half and Sunday's full marathons will disrupt traffic in University City.

    Road closures, detours, cheer zones for 2017 Philadelphia Marathon | West Philly Local
    Posted on 17 November 2017 The 2017 Philadelphia Marathon will take place on Sunday, Nov. 19, and the half-marathon on Saturday, Nov. 18. Here's some important information on road closures, bus detours, and cheer zones. Marathon Races, Activities, Cheer Zones Here you can find information on the marathon and here on the half-marathon.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

10 hours ago

17th Police District: Police Service Area (PSA) 2 Community Monthly Meeting on Tues, 21st Nov @6pm

PPD 17th District - Police Service Area (PSA) 2, Grays Ferry Community monthly meeting with Lt. Jennifer Foster.

Please bring your concerns, questions and most important stay involved to what is going on in the your neighborhood and receive the crime report for Grays Ferry community.

We ALL need to WORK TOGETHER towards having a SAFE neighborhood/community.

Date: Tuesday, November 21st | Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Conswiller Pratt Senior Apts, 3001 Moore Street (Cafeteria Area), 19145

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

17 hours ago

17 hours ago

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    UPGRADE 100AMP 1PHASE 110/220V SERVICE TO 200AMP 1PHASE 110/220V,INSTALL A 200AMP PANEL AND REWIRE THROUGHOUT WHOLE HOUSE WITH RECEPTS,SWITCHES,LIGHTS,FIXTURES,SMOKES AND CO DETECTORS AS PER 2008 NEC (SOUTH DISTRICT)

    3035 WHARTON ST Issued November 15, 2017 Comment

28 hours ago

Small Fry is looking for help fundraising mon...

Small Fry is looking for help fundraising money to go towards purchasing all of their families meals for Thanksgiving.

    Small Fry
    Small Fry;
    http://www.small-fry.org

28 hours ago

"The result: a more inclusive park by many ac...

"The result: a more inclusive park by many accounts that, while not totally immune to societal ills, is an example of an approach that Balfelt says is about quality, time and trust."

    In Copenhagen, a "People's Park" Design Includes Dark Corners
    In the center of Nørrebro, a relatively diverse northern neighborhood in otherwise homogenous Copenhagen, lies a park the size of a small town square. Despite its unimpressive size, Folkets Park, the People's Park, is a square plot of grassy land that has been contested for decades.
    https://nextcity.org

30 hours ago

University City District shared West Philly L...

Traffic advisory.

    West Philly Local
    Traffic advisory: 3700 block of Spruce Street will have crews conducting emergency repair work from now until the end of day on Friday, November 17th. Spruce Street will remain open but there may be...
    http://www.facebook.com

31 hours ago

Hot off the e-press is our November Newslette...

Hot off the e-press is our November Newsletter. We got a lot more coming up this month including: 🎟️ SOSNA Green Tree Planting this Saturday at 9a 🎟️ SOSNA Happy Hour on Tuesday, 11/28 at Founding Fathers Sports Bar & Grill 🎟️ #GivingTuesday for Carpenter green on Tuesday, 11/28! 🎟️ SOSNA Dines Out - Yeeroh on Tuesday, 12/12 http://mailchi.mp/7ae6099e0d24/sosna-newsletter-nov-2017

    SOSNA Newsletter | November 2017
    Check out what we have coming up this month and how you can get involved with your neighborhood.
    http://mailchi.mp

31 hours ago

Will we see you this Saturday at the Schoolya...

Will we see you this Saturday at the Schoolyard? We hope so! Join us at 9am and help prepare the space for the winter season!

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Will we see you this Saturday at the Schoolyard? We hope so! Join us at 9am and help prepare the space for the winter season!
    https://www.facebook.com

32 hours ago

University City District shared West Philadel...

Thanks to The Penn Current for their feature on our West Philadelphia Skills Initiative program!

    Skills initiative gives unemployed West Philadelphians job training
    Operated by the University City District, the West Philadelphia Skills Initiative connects unemployed West Philly residents looking for work with employers looking for talent, including Penn. She fell in love with the trees. Born and raised in West Philadelphia, she would pass through Penn as a curious and attentive child.
    https://penncurrent.upenn.edu

41 hours ago

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    INTERIOR FINISHES. DRYWALL, HARDWOOD FLOORING, BASEBOARDS, KITCHEN CABINETS.-EZ PERMIT STADARD 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.

    3035 WHARTON ST Issued November 14, 2017 Comment

45 hours ago

Eat. Drink. & Give Back: SAVE THE DATE for th...

Eat. Drink. & Give Back: SAVE THE DATE for the 5th annual FoCA Night Out on March 24th, 2018. 👉🏻Follow us on Facebook, Instagram (foca_philly), and on Twitter to stay up to date on all of the latest exciting news!! #savethedate #FoCANightOut2018

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Eat. Drink. & Give Back: SAVE THE DATE for the 5th annual FoCA Night Out on March 24th, 2018. 👉🏻Follow us on Facebook, Instagram (foca_philly), and on Twitter to stay up to date on all of the...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

South of South Neighborhood Association added...

Come by Founding Father's on Tuesday, 11/28 between 6:30-8:30p to meet and greet with neighbors and get to know SOSNA a little better over happy hour drinks and some munchies at a local establishment! This will be our final SOSNA happy hour this year so come by to see how you can get involved.

    SOSNA Happy Hour
    Come by Founding Father's on Tuesday, 11/28 between 6:30-8:30p to meet and greet with neighbors and get to know SOSNA a little better over happy hour...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

University City District shared Baltimore Ave...

It's never too early to start planning your holiday shopping!

    Baltimore Avenue Business Association
    Baltimore Avenue Business Association, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 674 likes · 6 talking about this · 1 was here. The Baltimore Avenue Business Association seeks to promote, attract, assist and share...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Friday evening we are excited to host the fre...

Friday evening we are excited to host the free opening reception for our first gallery show, Cret Illustrated: Revisiting a Philadelphia Icon in Sketches by artist Ben Leech. Join us Friday, November 17th, from 5:30-8:00PM to be the first to view 20+ architectural illustrations of Paul Philippe Cret’s Philadelphia at The Woodlands, site of Cret's final resting place.

    Cret Illustrated: Revisiting a Philadelphia Icon in Sketches
    OPENING RECEPTION: November 17th, 5:30-8:00pm ON VIEW: November 17, 2017-January 13, 2018 20+ architectural illustrations of Paul P. Cret's...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

International House Philadelphia shared Light...

Birthright: A War Story is screening tomorrow at Lightbox Film Center! for more information check out: http://ihousephilly.org/calendar/lightbox-film-center-calendar/birthright-a-war-story

    Birthright: A War Story
    Uploaded by Abramorama Inc on 2017-07-27.
    https://www.youtube.com/

2 days ago

There are many worse ways to start a chilly W...

There are many worse ways to start a chilly Wednesday than with a platter of bagels from our friends at Schmear It!

    University City District
    There are many worse ways to start a chilly Wednesday than with a platter of bagels from our friends at Schmear It!
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

  • Theft

    • Thefts

      3000 Block Grays Ferry Ave. November 11, 2017 @ 8:31 p.m. Comment

2 days ago

Man Enraged By TV, Internet Not Working & Shot By Cops ID'd

Williams, 57, of the 1200 block of South 29th Street in the Gray's Ferry section, was shot once in the chester by Officer Robert Ellis, a 28-year veteran of the force, police said.

    Man Enraged By TV, Internet Not Working & Shot By Cops ID'd
    A Philadelphia police officer responding to a report of domestic dispute early Saturday shot a man in the chest.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

3 days ago

South of South Neighborhood Association added...

SOSNA is excited to announce our next SOSNA Dines Out at Yeeroh (1412 South St.) on Tuesday, December 12th, at 7:00PM. Dines Out is held at local neighborhood restaurants. By paying $25, you will get a 3 course prix fixe menu (posted soon) and be supporting a new local business in our neighborhood! Yeeroh is a newer restaurant on South Street serving up authentic greek cuisine so we're eager to welcome them to the neighborhood!

    SOSNA Dines Out - Yeeroh
    SOSNA is excited to announce our next SOSNA Dines Out at Yeeroh (1412 South St.) on Tuesday, December 12th, at 7:00PM. Dines Out is held at local...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

This Thursday is our Safety Committee meeting...

This Thursday is our Safety Committee meeting. They'll be meeting to discuss: I. Presentation by Feet First Philly II. Upcoming Police Community Meeting - public safety III. Walkability Plan Implementation updates Bring your ideas for how to make our neighborhood safer!

    South of South Neighborhood Association
    This Thursday is our Safety Committee meeting. They'll be meeting to discuss: I. Presentation by Feet First Philly II. Upcoming Police Community Meeting - public safety III. Walkability Plan...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Next Monday, November 20th the Walnut Hill Co...

Next Monday, November 20th the Walnut Hill Community Association will distribute over 150 turkeys to residents in need at the Max Paul Farm from 11:30-2:30pm. Want to help? Donate non-perishable food items at The Enterprise Center.

    University City District
    Next Monday, November 20th the Walnut Hill Community Association will distribute over 150 turkeys to residents in need at the Max Paul Farm from 11:30-2:30pm. Want to help? Donate non-perishable food...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighbo...

Come join us on Tuesday, December 6 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. for our annual holiday community dinner – a night filled with laughter, joy, and amazing food catered by our friends at Drexel’s Center for Food and Hospitality Management. We’re also continuing our book swap – please bring your pre-loved books to donate and get some new ones while you’re at it. Bring the whole family to enjoy and don’t forget to come festively dressed! Doors open at 5:45 p.m. for check in. Raffles will take place throughout the dinner.

    Holiday Community Dinner
    Come join us on Tuesday, December 6 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. for our annual holiday community dinner - a night filled with laughter, joy, and amazing food...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Thought we were done inviting you to join us ...

Thought we were done inviting you to join us to cleanup the Arthur Schoolyard? Not quite! Join us on Saturday, November 18, at 9am as we hold our final cleanup and planting day of the season! No tools or gardening experience necessary; just a bit of your time to help us keep the space looking its best throughout the winter season!

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Thought we were done inviting you to join us to cleanup the Arthur Schoolyard? Not quite! Join us on Saturday, November 18, at 9am as we hold our final cleanup and planting day of the season! No...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Curio Theatre Company's production of Crimes ...

Curio Theatre Company's production of Crimes of the Heart opens tomorrow and runs through December 9th.

    Curio Theatre Company
    A professional ensemble theatre in West Philadelphia.
    http://www.curiotheatre.org

3 days ago

Registration for youth play writing after sch...

Registration for youth play writing after school classes winter 2018 is now open! DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS DECEMBER 8TH.

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Registration for youth play writing after school classes winter 2018 is now open! DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS DECEMBER 8TH.
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Stinger Square First Community Thanksgiving Feast on Sat., Nov 18th (1pm-4pm)

FREE EVENT: "Happy Thanksgiving", Resident Action Committee II and with special Thanks to their Sponsors presents First Community Thanksgiving feast at the Stinger Square, 32nd & Reed Streets between 1:00pm to 4:00pm, first come, first served.

3 days ago

University City District shared Curbed Philly...

Curbed Philly breaks down the updated station plans for Amtrak's 30th Street Station, and links to the 107 page proposal.

    Amtrak reveals new designs for Station Plaza at 30th Street Station
    Amtrak just revealed its preferred design concept for its "grand civic space" at 30th Street Station, swapping out proposed circular paving patterns for circular benches and planters, instead. That, plus a big plan to improve traffic and pedestrian flow around the station.
    https://philly.curbed.com

3 days ago

Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighbo...

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 732 likes. The Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships is Drexel's urban extension center - modeled...
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Learn more about plans for the Provident Insu...

Learn more about plans for the Provident Insurance building and Drexel’s plans for a new public school in University City at tomorrow evening's Spruce Hill Community Association meeting.

    Mayor Kenney to talk about Provident Insurance building's future at SHCA's annual meeting on Tuesday | West Philly Local
    Posted on 13 November 2017 Philadelphia mayor Jim Kenney will be a featured speaker at an upcoming Spruce Hill Community Association's annual meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at the Penn Alexander School Cafeteria (43rd and Locust). The mayor will address the future of the former Provident Mutual Life Insurance Building at 4601 Market ( pictured).
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

4 days ago

Curbed Philly checks in on development throug...

Curbed Philly checks in on development throughout University City.

    Mapping University City's development boom
    Editor's note: This article was originally published in November 2016 and has since been updated with the most recent information. University City has been booming for years now, transforming the west banks of the Schuylkill River on a daily basis. And the eds and meds hotbed claims it's only getting started.
    https://philly.curbed.com

4 days ago

International House Philadelphia shared World...

Tonight at the Penn Museum with World Affairs Council of Philadelphia!

    Voices from Syria
    Join the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia for a heartbreaking, but necessary, conversation with Wendy Pearlman, author of We Crossed a Bridge and It...
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

South of South Neighborhood Association share...

Chocolate Factory Meeting tonight at 6:30p at Union Baptist Church! Come give your feedback on this large neighborhood project.

    Chocolate Factory - Meeting 2
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Electrician needed

We're looking for a licensed electrician to take on a few household projects, including installing specialty bulbs, adding light switches and installing two ceiling fans. 23rd and Reed. Can anybody suggest or recommend an electrician with these skills? Thanks in advance!

4 days ago

“It’s safe to say the UCD has more than lived...

“It’s safe to say the UCD has more than lived up to its goal of changing places and changing lives." A recap of Drexel University president John Fry's remarks at last week's State of University City event.

    As President Fry Looks Back on University City's Advances, the Future Beckons - DrexelNow
    Campus & Community As President Fry Looks Back on University City's Advances, the Future Beckons As he reflected on the path taken in the past two decades to turn University City into a booming neighborhood with all the markers of a 21st century success story, Drexel University President John Fry couldn't help but look to the future.
    http://drexel.edu

4 days ago

Check out what we have going on this week.

Check out what we have going on this week.

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Check out what we have going on this week.
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

Police were called to the scene along the 120...

Police were called to the scene along the 1200 block of South 29th Street in the Grays Ferry section of the city around 1:45 a.m. Saturday for a domestic disturbance call.

    Police shoot armed suspect in Grays Ferry
    Live Broadcast WATCH NOW WATCH LIVE Police have shot an armed suspect in the Grays Ferry section of the city. Police responded to a 911 call around 2 a.m. Saturday for a man armed with a gun inside a home on the 1200 block of South 29th Street.
    http://6abc.com

5 days ago

We've survived 1 week of Daylight Savings and...

We've survived 1 week of Daylight Savings and it's DARK. Can you take a few minutes to help our Safety Committee better understand lighting in our neighborhood? Don't forget to leave your porch light on to: 1. Help light up the street for pedestrians 2. Deter crime 3. Promote neighbor interaction

    Lights On Survey 2017
    The SOSNA Safety Committee is seeking your input with regards to lighting in our neighborhood. This survey will inform the Safety Committee about lighting habits in the neighborhood and how we can work to make our streets safer and brighter!
    http://docs.google.com

5 days ago

As we near the end of the planting season, jo...

As we near the end of the planting season, join FoCA on November 18 at 9am at the Arthur Schoolyard to plant trees, pick up trash and prepare the space for the winter season!

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    As we near the end of the planting season, join FoCA on November 18 at 9am at the Arthur Schoolyard to plant trees, pick up trash and prepare the space for the winter season!
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

South of South Neighborhood Association share...

🌳🌲 It's that time of the year again! Join Southwest Center City Tree Planters and others on Saturday, 11/18 to plant trees around the neighborhood! 🌳🌲

    SOSNA Green Tree Planting
    SOSNA Green will be planting 14 street trees in the neighborhood (east of 20th Street). Please help us green the neighborhorhood and invite friends! We...
    https://www.facebook.com

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