1 hour ago

https://whyy.org/articles/government-shutdown...

https://whyy.org/articles/government-shutdown-closes-independence-mall/

    Government shutdown closes most of Independence Mall
    With the federal government shut down as of midnight, all national parks closed on Saturday. Visitors to national parks in the Philadelphia region were left wondering what that means. Of course, you can't close a public park, but all services stopped.
    https://whyy.org

5 hours ago

https://whyy.org/articles/womens-march-philad...

https://whyy.org/articles/womens-march-philadelphia-aims-energize-voters/

    Women's March on Philadelphia aims to energize voters
    The Philadelphia Women's March is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. at Logan Circle on the Ben Franklin Parkway and finish in front of the Philadelphia Art Museum at Eakins Oval where speakers will address the crowd beginning at noon. In Delaware, a march is planned in Newark from 11 a.m.
    https://whyy.org

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

http://www.philly.com/philly/business/transportation/philly-safe-streets-vision-zero-police-crash-cops-center-city-20180119.html?mobi=true

    For safer streets, Philly looks to more traffic cops in Center City
    Center City at 5 p.m.: Bikes, buses, trucks, pedestrians, and cars, cars, cars jockey for inches of street space. The glut of activity, a side effect of Center City's successful growth, contributes to making Center City streets like Walnut, Chestnut, and Market among the most dangerous in the city, according to data released by Philadelphia last year.
    http://www.philly.com

35 hours ago

https://phillydeclaration.org/2018/01/11/phil...

https://phillydeclaration.org/2018/01/11/philly-courts-have-been-wrongfully-disqualifying-jurors-for-years/

    Philly Courts Have Been Wrongfully Disqualifying Jurors For Years
    By Austin Nolen and Shealyn Kilroy For at least six years and possibly longer, Philadelphia court officials have wrongfully disqualified individuals from serving as jurors, according to data obtained by The Declaration, and this practice continues today for potential jurors who fill out their questionnaires online.
    http://phillydeclaration.org

35 hours ago

Crime: https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/l...

Crime: https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/North-Philadelphia-Barbershop-Shooting-Robbery-Critical-Protection-Man-Children-469656053.html

    Armed Robbers Shoot Man Trying to Protect Kids in Barbershop
    A father of two is fighting for his life after he was shot while trying to protect three children from two gunmen during a robbery at a North Philadelphia barbershop.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

35 hours ago

In West Philadelphia : http://www.westphillyl...

In West Philadelphia : http://www.westphillylocal.com/2018/01/19/staunch-opposition-to-new-garden-court-apartment-building-voiced-at-community-meeting/

    Staunch opposition to new Garden Court apartment building voiced at community meeting
    A crowd of about 70 people gathered to hear about a proposed 243-unit addition to the Garden Court Plaza complex on the 4700 block of Pine Street voted overwhelmingly against the plan.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

35 hours ago

Greater Brewerytown CDC shared philly.com's p...

Crime: https://www.facebook.com/phillydotcom/posts/10155491003191656

    Four years after unsolved murder in Northern Liberties, Amber Long's mom tries to move on | Jenice Armstrong
    Death anniversaries are hard. Stephanie Long, the mother of Amber Long who was killed four years ago Friday, commemorates what for her is a difficult time of year by going to Florida and riding roller coasters, something her daughter loved.
    http://www.philly.com

35 hours ago

http://www.phillymag.com/news/2018/01/19/wome...

http://www.phillymag.com/news/2018/01/19/womens-march-philadelphia-boycott/

    Activists Call for Boycott of Philly Women's March Over "Collaboration" With Police
    In agreeing to security checkpoints and random searches, activists say, the event's white organizers have put women of color and trans individuals at risk. On Tuesday night, a Facebook post began to circulate calling for a boycott of Saturday's Women's March on Philadelphia over concerns about increased police surveillance and security measures that could potentially affect women of color.
    http://www.phillymag.com

36 hours ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/columnists/inga_...

http://www.philly.com/philly/columnists/inga_saffron/mantua-artists-resistance-pushes-philly-to-build-a-better-grocery-store-20180119.html?mobi=true

    Mantua artist's resistance pushes Philly to build a better grocery store | Inga Saffron
    Artist James Dupree was merely trying to hang on to his spacious Mantua studio when he challenged the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority's attempt to seize the workshop on Haverford Avenue for a massive, suburban-style supermarket. His bare-knuckle fight ended up saving the neighborhood.
    http://www.philly.com

45 hours ago

http://www.post-gazette.com/business/career-w...

http://www.post-gazette.com/business/career-workplace/2018/01/17/governor-Wolf-taking-steps-expand-OT-pay-minimum-wage-Pennsylvania/stories/201801170160

    Gov. Wolf taking steps to expand who gets OT pay in Pennsylvania
    About a year after a judge blocked a similar rule on the federal level, Gov. Tom Wolf plans to expand overtime pay for about 460,000 workers in ...
    http://www.post-gazette.com

2 days ago

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/01/18/cit...

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/01/18/city-hall-scores-in-predatory-lending-battle-with-wells-fargo

    City Hall scores in predatory lending battle against Wells Fargo
    A federal judge in Philadelphia has rejected Wells Fargo's bid to dismiss the city's lawsuit accusing the bank of predatory lending practices targeting black and Hispanic borrowers, Reuters reports. The city claims that the lender's alleged "reverse redlining" violated the federal Fair Housing Act; Wells Fargo argued that Philadelphia "could not show that bank policies had a disparate impact on minority borrowers."
    http://planphilly.com

2 days ago

http://phlcouncil.com/MariaQSanchez/employmen...

http://phlcouncil.com/MariaQSanchez/employment-opportunities/

    Employment Opportunities
    City of Philadelphia Job Opportunities Philadelphia Land Bank: http://www.philadelphialandbank.org/Resources/JobOpportunities PGW: https://www.pgworks.com/residential/careers PECO:https://www.peco.com/AboutUs/Pages/Careers.aspx PRA: Redevelopment: https://www.philadelphiaredevelopmentauthority.org/about-us/careers PIDC: Phila. Industrial Development Corp: http://www.pidcphila.com/who-we-are City of Philadelphia: http://www.phila.gov/pages/default.aspx Food Trust: http://thefoodtrust.org Parks and Recreations: http://www.phila.gov/parksandrecreation/pages/default.aspx District Wide...
    http://phlcouncil.com

2 days ago

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/01/18/tem...

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/01/18/temple-stadium-moves-forward-despite-neighborhood-opposition

    Temple stadium moves forward, despite neighborhood opposition
    Temple University announced today that it is taking the next step forward on a controversial 35,000 seat stadium in the heart of North Philadelphia. The university plans to file proposals to the City Planning Commission for zoning tweaks, road closures, and a new Special Services District that will pave the way for a massive sports complex in the midst of a largely residential area.
    http://planphilly.com

2 days ago

https://myphillypark.org/hatfield-house-let-n...

https://myphillypark.org/hatfield-house-let-neighborhood-speak/

    Hatfield House: Let the neighborhood speak - Fairmount Park Conservancy
    On December 8, 2017, artists, community leaders, and neighbors came together at the Hatfield House, located at 33rd and Girard, to have a much needed Q&A about the Strawberry Mansion community and the many changes that have been occurring in the area.
    https://myphillypark.org

2 days ago

Philadelphia made the list: https://www.busin...

Philadelphia made the list: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180118005771/en/Amazon-Announces-Candidates-HQ2

    Amazon Announces Candidates for HQ2
    SEATTLE--()--(NASDAQ: AMZN)-Amazon reviewed 238 proposals from across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico to host HQ2, the company's second headquarters in North America.
    https://www.businesswire.com

2 days ago

http://www.phillymag.com/property/2018/01/15/...

http://www.phillymag.com/property/2018/01/15/tawan-davis-steinbridge-group-workforce-rental-housing/

    Coming to a Block Near You: Rental Homes for Working Families
    Real estate investor Tawan Davis' firm sees an opportunity for working families in Philadelphia's distressed housing stock. In case you haven't noticed, rental housing has become the place where the action is in the residential real estate industry today.
    http://www.phillymag.com

2 days ago

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

http://www.philly.com/philly/business/real_estate/residential/loans-for-low-income-residents-home-repair-in-philadelphia-20180118.html?mobi=true

    New Philadelphia loan program offers hope to residents with homes in disrepair
    Living in aging housing while battling poverty, Philadelphia residents often have few resources to help fix up their homes. A new loan program launching this summer offers low- and middle-income homeowners low-interest home repair loans - as well as the chance to live in healthier, safer housing.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

http://6abc.com/weather/officials-report-phil...

http://6abc.com/weather/officials-report-philly-water-main-breaks-on-social-media/2962488/

    Officials: Report Philly water main breaks on social media
    The Philadelphia Water Department says it is still working around the clock to repair water main breaks across the city.
    http://6abc.com

2 days ago

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/01/17/ans...

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/01/17/answers-for-all-your-septa-key-questions

    Answers for all your SEPTA Key questions
    On Monday, SEPTA will stop selling tokens at subway stations, taking a long-awaited leap forward in the neverending game of hopscotch that is the rollout of its new fare payment system, SEPTA Key. The end of station token sales represents a significant first step towards scrapping the fare coins entirely in 2019, a full five years after their original retirement date.
    http://planphilly.com

2 days ago

Crime: Breaking,In the State Capital: http://...

Crime: Breaking,In the State Capital: http://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/01/live_updates_police_reportedly.html

    Police possibly hurt in Harrisburg shooting: updates
    Before 6:30 this morning, after reports of shots fired in the area of South 18th and Mulberry streets in Harrisburg came unconfirmed reports of at least one police officer down. Dauphin County District Attorney Fran Chardo said there was an officer-involved shooting in Harrisburg. "I can't confirm anything beyond that," he said.
    http://www.pennlive.com

2 days ago

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2 days ago

Crime: http://6abc.com/2-teen-melees-in-as-m...

Crime: http://6abc.com/2-teen-melees-in-as-many-days-on-septa/2961136/

    2 teen melees in as many days on SEPTA
    SEPTA police said Tuesday's brawl, caught on a cell phone camera, started as a war of words between a group of teens on the trolley lines, then escalated at the subway surface entrance leading up to Dilworth Park. Then it allegedly became more than physical when 18-year-olds Theodore Smith and Timira Barlow got involved.
    http://6abc.com

2 days ago

Larry Wittig, ousted as state education honch...

Larry Wittig, ousted as state education honcho over sexual misconduct claims, still in charge in Tamaqua http://www.philly.com/philly/education/469765983.html

    Larry Wittig, ousted as state education honcho over sexual misconduct claims, still in charge in Tamaqua
    Within 24 hours of being accused of sexual misconduct, Larry Wittig resigned as president of the Pennsylvania State Board of Education, was removed from the president's leadership council at Drexel University, and was asked to give up his seat on the board of trustees at Philadelphia University-Thomas Jefferson University.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

Crime: http://6abc.com/police-man-murdered-w...

Crime: http://6abc.com/police-man-murdered-while-eating-sandwich-in-mini-mart/2961134/

    Police: Man murdered while eating sandwich in mini mart
    The bitter cold did not stop what police are calling an apparent execution Wednesday night. It happened inside a North Philadelphia corner store as the victim was eating a sandwich. Police said it was just after 7 p.m. that officers from the 25th District responded to numerous 911 call for gunshots inside the Brilliante Mini Market in the 3300 block of N.
    http://6abc.com

3 days ago

A new D.A. a change in attitude : http://www....

A new D.A. a change in attitude : http://www.philly.com/philly/news/crime/philly-juvenile-lifer-johnny-berry-da-larry-krasner-offers-time-served-chance-exoneration-20180117.html?amphtml=y&mobi=true&__twitter_impression=true

    A Philly juvenile lifer gets time served - and a chance at exoneration
    Philly's new DA negotiated a new sentence of 23 years to life that will make Johnny Berry eligible for parole immediately. And, as for Berry's claim of innocence, "he can continue to fight it on the street instead of in prison."
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

http://www.phillyvoice.com/philadelphia-water...

http://www.phillyvoice.com/philadelphia-water-department-working-frantic-pace-make-service-calls/

    Philadelphia Water Department working at frantic pace to make service calls
    The brutal cold spell that settled into Philadelphia late last year and lingered into the new year is still wreaking havoc on Philadelphia's water-supply infrastructure. Numbers released Wednesday by the Philadelphia Water Department show just how enormous an impact the winter weather has had on customers throughout the city.
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

3 days ago

Job Opportunities at SEPTA. Mason, Bus Drive...

Job Opportunities at SEPTA. Mason, Bus Driver, Electrician and more.... http://autohire.careershop.com/septajobs/JobSearch/JobSearchList.asp?View=Jobs

    Greater Brewerytown CDC
    Job Opportunities at SEPTA. Mason, Bus Driver, Electrician and more.... http://autohire.careershop.com/septajobs/JobSearch/JobSearchList.asp?View=Jobs
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Greater Brewerytown CDC shared Rep. Donna Bul...

From the Office of Pa. State Representative Donna J Bullock : https://www.facebook.com/RepDonnaBullock/videos/2044284672456351/

    Rep. Donna Bullock
    Putting #PeopleFirst is my top priority! As we head into a new year, you know you can count on me to fight for #GoodJobs, #QualitySchools, and #FairTaxes. Take a look at what the #Plan4PA is all about.
    http://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

http://ht.ly/SmLW30hOnI7

http://ht.ly/SmLW30hOnI7

    First Step Staffing comes to Philadelphia to employ homeless
    The nonprofit model, which has grown in Atlanta, bought part of the Philadelphia operations of On Time Staffing and will offer those positions to homeless individuals as they become available through attrition. - Harold Brubaker, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

http://www.phila3-0.org/philly_democrats_dese...

http://www.phila3-0.org/philly_democrats_deserve_open_elections

    Philly Voters Deserve Open and Competitive Elections for Congress and Democratic Party Chair in 2018
    Over the past year, there's been an amazing small-d democratic resurgence building in Philly politics. Our usually sleepy District Attorney and Controller election cycle saw huge voter turnout due to two exciting primaries, and grassroots groups are on the march to revive the local Democratic Party's creaky get-out-the-vote apparatus.
    http://www.phila3-0.org

3 days ago

Greater Brewerytown CDC shared an event.

https://www.facebook.com/events/361511974320503/?ti=icl

    Pastor Shirley Caesar in Concert
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Loving the light installations all around #Ph...

Loving the light installations all around #Philly https://philly.curbed.com/maps/philadelphia-light-public-art-displays

    Where to find Philly's best light art
    The holidays may be over, but that doesn't mean you can't be wowed by Philly's bright lights. This city is filled with plenty of non-denominational light art displays that shine on year-round-or at least long enough to help get you through the dreary winter months.
    https://philly.curbed.com

3 days ago

Greater Brewerytown CDC shared teleSUR Englis...

Opinion: Gentrification is actually Market driven once it has started in any particular area , but the results are the same: https://www.facebook.com/telesurenglish/videos/1268618246614908/

    teleSUR English
    Ethnic cleansing is business as usual for cities in the U.S.
    http://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Greater Brewerytown CDC added 2 new photos.

Humor:

    Greater Brewerytown CDC
    Greater Brewerytown CDC, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 528 likes · 27 talking about this · 353 were here. Non-profit community development organization
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

http://www.phillymag.com/news/2018/01/16/penn...

http://www.phillymag.com/news/2018/01/16/penn-slavery-ties/

    Penn Students Expose University's Early Connections to Slavery
    The Ivy League school had previously denied having any direct institutional and historical ties to slavery. New research compiled by undergraduate students at the University of Pennsylvania has forced the Ivy League school to confront its institutional and historical ties to slavery.
    http://www.phillymag.com

3 days ago

Opinion: http://thephiladelphiacitizen.org/is...

Opinion: http://thephiladelphiacitizen.org/is-philly-in-denial-about-its-jobs-problem/

    Is Philly In Denial About Its Jobs Problem? - The Philadelphia Citizen
    Deep in the recent jobs report number doled out by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics, is a glimpse of what the unemployment situation in Philadelphia looks like. And, it doesn't look as good as it seems. The latest figures suggest we're chugging along, with the official national rate of 4.1 percent lulling the masses into premature satisfaction.
    http://thephiladelphiacitizen.org

3 days ago

Crime: https://patch.com/pennsylvania/philade...

Crime: https://patch.com/pennsylvania/philadelphia/family-dollar-security-guard-shoots-robber-philadelphia-police

    Family Dollar Security Guard Shoots Robber: Philadelphia Police
    PHILADELPHIA - A security guard at a Kensington store shot a would-be knife-wielding robber Monday evening, according to Philadelphia Police. Police said the incident occurred at about 10:18 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 15 at the Family Dollar on the 3100 block of Frankford Avenue.
    https://patch.com

3 days ago

3 days ago

At Free Library, Wolff discusses the firestor...

At Free Library, Wolff discusses the firestorm around 'Fire and Fury' http://www.philly.com/philly/news/politics/at-free-library-wolff-discusses-the-firestorm-around-fire-and-fury-20180116.html

    At Free Library, Wolff discusses the firestorm around 'Fire and Fury'
    Onstage at the Free Library of Philadelphia Tuesday night, Michael Wolff betrayed no modesty about the runaway success of his tell-all on the inner workings of the Trump administration: "It's beyond a book," he said. "It's become a political event in itself."
    http://www.philly.com

4 days ago

Pa Representative Bullock represents Breweryt...

Pa Representative Bullock represents Brewerytown , Fairmount , Francisville , Strawberry Mansion , and Mantua.

    Greater Brewerytown CDC
    Pa Representative Bullock represents Brewerytown , Fairmount , Francisville , Strawberry Mansion , and Mantua.
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Multiple Metro PCS Robberies DC 17 02 069052 DC 17 02 070243 DC 17 02 071326 DC 18 02 002542

Commercial Robbery 1646 N 29th St DC 18 22 000654 - Duration: 1:14. 115 views

This article has 17 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

...2017, at 11:50 am, an unknown male entered a Metro PCS store located at 915 Levick Street armed with a handgun pointing it at the employee while demanding money. The suspect then...

...2017, at 4:28 pm, an unknown male entered a METRO PCS store located at 721 Adams Avenue armed with a handgun and carrying a duffel bag. Once inside the store the suspect...

...21, 2017, 11:35 am, an unknown male entered a Metro PCS store located at 1105 Cottman Avenue armed with a handgun forcing an employee to open the cash register at gunpoint. The...

Robbery/Shooting 2910 N 22nd St DC 18 39 002395 - Duration: 2:57. 50 views

Commercial Robbery 3435 N 5th St DC 17 25 109730 - Duration: 1:53.

Burglary Metro PCS 2811 N 22nd St DC# 11-39-070113 - Duration: 3:32. 2,082 views

Commercial Robbery 7901 Frankford Ave DC 18 15 001155 - Duration: 2:01. No views

Commercial Robbery 901 W Girard Ave DC 18 26 000306 - Duration: 1:45. 245 views

Commercial Robbery 2545 Aramingo Ave DC 18 26 000558 - Duration: 3:19. 348 views

Robbery 600 N American St DC 18 06 000040 - Duration: 1:04. 318 views

Commercial Robbery 2025 S Broad St DC 18 03 000602 - Duration: 2:47. 10 views

Homicide 5025 N Broad St DC 17 35 106772 - Duration: 3:31. 1,485 views

Theft 3103 South 61st St DC 17 12 096333 - Duration: 2:01. 137 views

Commercial Robbery 2450 Montgomery Ave DC 17 22 106664 - Duration: 1:17. 281 views

Commercial Robbery 6608 Frankford Ave DC 18 15 002179 - Duration: 1:28. 65 views

Commercial Burglary 11024 Knights Rd DC 18 08 000744 - Duration: 1:23. 1,667 views

Commercial Robbery 178 W Lehigh Ave DC 17 26 061064 - Duration: 1:55. 551 views

    Multiple Metro PCS Robberies DC 17 02 069052 DC 17 02 070243 DC 17 02 071326 DC 18 02 002542
    Incident #1: DC# 17-02-069052 On Saturday, December 9, 2017, at 11:50 am, an unknown male entered a Metro PCS store located at 915 Levick Street armed with a handgun pointing it at the employee while demanding money. The suspect then took an unknown amount of money from the cash register, along with ten (10) iPhones.
    https://www.youtube.com/

4 days ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/education/kenney...

http://www.philly.com/philly/education/kenney-names-13-to-help-pick-phillys-new-school-board-20180116.html

    Kenney names 13 to help pick Philly's new school board
    The school board nominating panel includes parents and educators, activists and one former School Reform Commission member. It must consider applicants and nominees for the school board, presenting to Mayor Kenney by Jan. 31 a list of 27 nominees for the nine board seats.
    http://www.philly.com

4 days ago

http://6abc.com/weather/accuweather-snow-tues...

http://6abc.com/weather/accuweather-snow-tuesday-night-into-wednesday/49644/

    AccuWeather: Snow Tuesday Night Into Wednesday
    AccuWeather is tracking steady snow that's expected to arrive Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy and not as cold as recent night. The overnight low will fall down to 22 in the suburbs and 26 in the city.
    http://6abc.com

4 days ago

https://billypenn.com/2018/01/16/what-philly-...

https://billypenn.com/2018/01/16/what-philly-needs-to-know-about-real-id/

    What Philly needs to know about REAL ID
    For Pennsylvania drivers, the clock is ticking on their old licenses. It's a little more than a year until Pa. introduces new, REAL ID-compliant driver's licenses - but Philadelphians still don't know much about them.
    https://billypenn.com

4 days ago

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/01/15/as-...

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/01/15/as-ben-carson-signals-fair-housing-rollback-advocates-call-on-mayor-kenney-to-put-forward-a-bigger-and-bolder-vision

    As Ben Carson signals fair housing rollback, advocates call on Mayor Kenney to put forward a 'bigger and bolder vision'
    West Philadelphia resident Vivian Bailey, 76, spent much of the second half of 2017 couchsurfing. For the prior two years, he'd been a resident of the Penn Wynn building in Wynnfield, a quiet, leafy neighborhood on the city's western border.
    http://planphilly.com

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