9 min ago

For the roughly 1/2 of QV residents who are r...

For the roughly 1/2 of QV residents who are renters, the fine folks at Community Legal Services have produced a valuable guide for tenants.

    PhillyTenant.Org - Resources for Renting in Philadelphia
    The information provided on PhillyTenant.org is for informational purposes only and should not be considered legal advice. For legal advice or representation, tenants should consult an attorney. Theme by Anders Norén
    http://www.phillytenant.org

5 hours ago

16 hours ago

No need for tears, we are giving discounts to...

No need for tears, we are giving discounts to those sporting Philadelphia Eagles gear at the rink. Join SWOOP and the Eagles Cheerleaders FRIDAY, JANUARY 19 from 6PM to 7PM and enjoy discounted skating from 5PM to 8:30PM with your Eagles gear! #FlyEaglesFly


17 hours ago

Queen Village Neighbors Association shared an...

Those of you who frequent Red Hook have probably already seen this exhibit. If not, tomorrow is your last chance! Red Hook is hosting an "exhibit closing party" where you can meet the artists and learn about the Tuesday Darkroom Class at Fleisher Art Memorial.

    Exhibit Closing Party
    https://www.facebook.com

19 hours ago

Philly makes the shortlist for new Amazon HQ!...

Philly makes the shortlist for new Amazon HQ!!

    Philly Makes Amazon's List of Top 20 HQ2 Finalists
    The company just announced its short list. This is a developing story. Check back for more information. Congrats, Philly. Amazon has narrowed its list of potential host cities for its second headquarters, and Philly made it through the first round of cuts.
    http://www.phillymag.com

30 hours ago

36 hours ago

Many thanks to all of the neighbors who helpe...

Many thanks to all of the neighbors who helped clean up our school yards, playground, and streets this Monday.

    Resounding Success for MLK Day of Service and Projects Around Queen Village
    Despite temperatures that hovered just around 30 degrees, approximately 40-50 people came out, adults and kids alike, to pitch in for Nebinger Schoolyard, Weccacoe playground and the 400 block of Monroe; Meredith Elementary. Later, volunteers were invited back to Weccacoe's Community Room for hot dogs, lemonade, coffee and treats.
    https://qvna.org

37 hours ago

Friends of Vare-Washington shared Math Corps ...

Still cold out, but never too early to start planning for summer vacation!

    Math Corps Philadelphia
    Math Corps Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 189 likes · 29 talking about this. Math Corps Philadelphia's goal is to bring motivated urban youth from the 30% in math achievement to the 90%...
    https://www.facebook.com

37 hours ago

The QVNA Weekly Digest - 01/17/2018 -

The QVNA Weekly Digest - 01/17/2018 -

    QVNA Weekly Newsletter
    Read the latest issue of QVNA's e-newletter to learn about events and programs happening in and near Philadelphia's first neighborhood.
    https://us5.campaign-archive.com

40 hours ago

Resounding Success for MLK Day of Service and Projects Around Queen Village

Despite temperatures that hovered just around 30 degrees, approximately 40-50 people came out, adults and kids alike, to pitch in for Nebinger Schoolyard, Weccacoe playground and the 400 block of Monroe; Meredith Elementary.  Later, volunteers were invited back to Weccacoe’s Community Room for hot dogs, lemonade, coffee and treats.

    Resounding Success for MLK Day of Service and Projects Around Queen Village
    Despite temperatures that hovered just around 30 degrees, approximately 40-50 people came out, adults and kids alike, to pitch in for Nebinger Schoolyard, Weccacoe playground and the 400 block of Monroe; Meredith Elementary. Later, volunteers were invited back to Weccacoe's Community Room for hot dogs, lemonade, coffee and treats.
    https://qvna.org

42 hours ago

Friends of Vare-Washington shared their event...

Join us tonight at Lilypad!

    Friends of Vare-Washington Meeting
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Friends of Vare-Washington shared School Dist...

It's that time again, future Vare-Washington families!

    School District of Philadelphia
    Kindergarten registration is now OPEN! For more info visit: philasd.org/kregistration
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Fleisher Art Memorial shared an event.

For the past five years, teaching artist Rick Wright and the students in his Darkroom: the Art of the Fine Print class have been hanging a wonderful show at Red Hook Coffee and Tea (765 S. 4th Street). This week is your last chance to see the show and maybe treat yourself to a post-holiday gift! Swing by Friday night from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. for the show's closing party and meet the artists.

    Exhibit Closing Party
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Just a quick point of inquiry as I'm using go...

Just a quick point of inquiry as I'm using google to plan a trip from where a carrier might park in Philly, to Levittown PA. Given the direction of the one way street as per the sign and the fact another sign says no left turn, and the do not enter signs, which is the right way to turn here?

    Charles Gill Osf
    Just a quick point of inquiry as I'm using google to plan a trip from where a carrier might park in Philly, to Levittown PA. Given the direction of the one way street as per the sign and the fact...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Friends of Vare-Washington shared Vare-Washin...

We'll have reservation forms at the Friends meeting on Wednesday night. Hope to see you there!

    Home and School Association Movie Night
    Hello VW Families! Our Home and School Association will be hosting a movie night on Friday, January 19, beginning at 6pm. Admission will be $2 per person...
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Queen Village Neighbors Association shared He...

This looks very interesting... Society Hill authors presenting their work on relationships at Headhouse Books this Tuesday...

    Happy Together Launch Event at Head House Books
    Happy Together Launch Event at Head House Books
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

6 days ago

Environmental Officials Investigating Soap-Like Substance In Creek

Dream Comes True For 2 Young ‘Price Is Right’ Fans

    Environmental Officials Investigating Soap-Like Substance In Creek
    HAZLETON, Pa. (CBS) - Environmental officials near Hazleton are investigating a soap-like substance that was dumped or leaked into a creek. Video shows the creek and surrounding area covered with the suds as mounds of it are everywhere. Upper Darby Police Have Fun Trolling Keg Party They Busted Before It Even Started The suds are even floating down nearby streets.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

6 days ago

Dream Comes True For 2 Young ‘Price Is Right’ Fans

Dream Comes True For 2 Young ‘Price Is Right’ Fans

    Dream Comes True For 2 Young 'Price Is Right' Fans
    BANGOR, Maine (CBS) - It's time to introduce two of the biggest "Price is Right" fans. Seven-year-old Jackson Woodworth and and his sister, McKinlee, watch the show every day. Ex-Boyfriend Of 'Teen Mom 2' Cast Member Arrested In Pa. Meth Lab bust Their backyard in Bangor, Maine is a shrine to their favorite show.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

6 days ago

We Love Queen Village shared Queen Village Ne...

    MLK Day of Service in Queen Village
    Join your neighbors as we work together to take care of some of Queen Village's gems. We're meeting at Weccacoe (4th & Catharine) playground at 10:00am...
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 12

How you can rock Viola Davis' stunning Golden Globe Afro yourself | Elizabeth Wellington

...desired curl intensity.  My favorite wig stores in town are Hairs 2 U Wig Bank, 760 S. Fourth St., 215-922-2119, and  Hair Buzz in Baker’s Centre, 2800 Fox St.;  215-227...

This article has 1 other Philadelphia location (Show)

Duafe is at 3129 N. 22nd St.; 267-297-7636.

    How you can rock Viola Davis' stunning Golden Globe Afro yourself | Elizabeth Wellington
    I've been obsessed with Viola Davis' massive Afro from the moment she hit the Golden Globe red carpet Sunday in a slinky, curve-complimenting Brandon Maxwell gown. Like, I gasped. I literally gasped. That hair was amazing, and though Davis, 52, has killed it on previous red carpets (remember the phenomenal almost neon yellow Michael Kors that Davis wore to last year's Golden Globes?)
    http://www.philly.com

Jan 12

Jan 11

The QVNA Weekly Digest - 01/11/2018 -

The QVNA Weekly Digest - 01/11/2018 -

    QVNA Weekly Newsletter
    Read the latest issue of QVNA's e-newletter to learn about events and programs happening in and near Philadelphia's first neighborhood.
    https://us5.campaign-archive.com

Jan 11

Queen Village Neighbors Association added an ...

On January 18, 2018 at 7:30 p.m., join neighbors at Shot Tower Coffee for QVNA Magazine 101. You’ll meet the editors, block volunteers, and contributors to learn about how each issue comes together. Also find out how you can get involved by delivering issues to your block, nearby neighbors, or local businesses. Or, find out how you can become a contributor.

    QVNA Magazine 101
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 11

Friends of Nebinger added an event.

Monday January 15th MLK Day of Service Volunteer Opportunities in Queen Village 10:00am Weccacoe Playground Join your neighbors as we work together to take care of some of Queen Village's gems. We're meeting at Weccacoe (4th & Catharine) playground at 10:00am to coordinate groups for cleaning around both Meredith & Nebinger Elementary Schools as well as the Playground, plus other blocks in need of TLC. What QVNA can provide: * trash bags * a handful of rakes and brooms. * refreshments when the tasks wind down What we need: * volunteers for cleaning crews * adults to surprise crews of kids * any extra brooms or rakes you may have All ages welcomed and food and drinks for a job well done!

    MLK Day of Service
    Monday January 15th MLK Day of Service Volunteer Opportunities in Queen Village 10:00am Weccacoe Playground Join your neighbors as we work together to...
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 11

Queen Village Neighbors Association added an ...

Join your neighbors as we work together to take care of some of Queen Village's gems. We're meeting at Weccacoe (4th & Catharine) playground at 10:00am to coordinate groups for cleaning around both Meredith & Nebinger Elementary Schools as well as the Playground, plus other blocks in need of TLC. What QVNA can provide: * trash bags * a handful of rakes and brooms. * refreshments when the tasks wind down What we need: * volunteers for cleaning crews * adults to surprise crews of kids * any extra brooms or rakes you may have All ages welcomed and food and drinks for a job well done!

    MLK Day of Service in Queen Village
    Join your neighbors as we work together to take care of some of Queen Village's gems. We're meeting at Weccacoe (4th & Catharine) playground at 10:00am...
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 11

Jan 10

We Love Queen Village shared The Liz Lutz Tea...

And the winner is...

    The Liz Lutz Team, Realtor & International Specialist
    And the winner is...
    http://www.facebook.com

Jan 10

It's Philly Loves Bowie Week, and we're celeb...

It's Philly Loves Bowie Week, and we're celebrating with a A Snowy Bowie Skate on Saturday complete with Ziggy Stardust face painting, Labyrinth, special cocktails and treats from Franklin Fountain and tons of Stardust Powder.

    A Snowy Bowie Skate
    A Snowy Bowie Skate! ****As part of Philadelphia Loves Bowie Week - Celebrating the City of Brotherly Love for the Starman**** Bowie Family-Fun in the...
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 09

Our Home and School Association will be hosti...

Our Home and School Association will be hosting a movie night on Friday, January 19, beginning at 6pm. Admission will be $2 per person in advance or $3 per person at the door. The admission price will include the movie shown on the big screen in the auditorium, a slice of pizza, and bottled water. Additional pizza and snacks will be for sale. Admission is open to Vare-Washington families and to friends and family in the community.

    Friends of Vare-Washington
    Our Home and School Association will be hosting a movie night on Friday, January 19, beginning at 6pm. Admission will be $2 per person in advance or $3 per person at the door. The admission price...
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 09

Why this 'Across Broad' retail collaboration represents the future of retail | Elizabeth Wellington

M Concept Shop is at 1540 South St.;  215-839-9154. Bus Stop Boutique is  at 727 S. Fourth St.; 215-627-2357

This article has 1 other Philadelphia location (Show)

If both of these South Street entrepreneurs — Bus Stop is on Fourth Street just above South, and M Concept is on the 1500 block of South Street — are willing to venture across the great Broad Street divide, then surely their customers will too.

    Why this 'Across Broad' retail collaboration represents the future of retail | Elizabeth Wellington
    If the owners of Bus Stop Boutique and M Concept Shop are willing to cross the South Broad Street divide, surely their customers will, too. At least they hope so; their survival depends on it. Hence their new Across Broad retail collaboration.
    http://www.philly.com

Jan 08

Our Blades of Steel Adaptive Ice Skating prog...

Our Blades of Steel Adaptive Ice Skating program starts THIS SUNDAY in conjunction with the Philadelphia Flyers Sled Hockey Team! FREE for participants, just sign up on our eventbrite page.

    Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest
    Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest, Philadelphia's largest outdoor ice skating rink and winter wonderland, is open seven days a week including all holidays through March 4, 2018. This seasonal winter park, includes a beautifully lit landscape featuring a majestic holiday tree, outdoor seating area with fire pits, cozy warming cabins, the Franklin Fountain Confectionary Cabin, the Kids Lodge with arcade games, and a chalet-inspired Lodge with food and beverages from local restauranteurs.
    https://www.eventbrite.com

Jan 08

We Love Queen Village shared Queen Village Ne...

There is still time to recycle your Christmas Trees!

    Christmas Tree Disposal Information
    As the holidays wind down and we enter the New Year, your Christmas tree has served you well as a source of beauty and a place to rest gifts for loved ones. Honor your tree and help it continue to ...
    https://qvna.org

Jan 08

Mrs. Pakola at William M. Meredith School nee...

Mrs. Pakola at William M. Meredith School needs your help: "Our building engineers Mark and John have been working everyday to ensure our building is in good working condition. Unfortunately, we had a leak over the break that was caused by our heating system. The leak damaged thousands of dollars worth of books in Mrs. Pakola’s classroom. They were her personal books that she has collected over the years to teach from. Please consider visiting this link to purchase the books that were lost. The list is under principal Overton's name Lauren Overton. If you purchase a book please have it sent to the school address 725 S. 5th Street Philadelphia, PA 19147. Thank you!"

    Your List
    https://www.amazon.com

Jan 07

More well deserved accolades for QV's Hungry ...

More well deserved accolades for QV's Hungry Pigeon. Thanks for doing what you do, Scott and Pat and crew!

    Philly's Third Restaurant Renaissance Has Arrived
    Starr, Vetri, Garces, Solomonov. The founding fathers of our restaurant revival have either cashed out, moved on or lost their mojo. Where does that leave Philly? Maybe with our best food yet. Food writers in Philadelphia go through what I like to call the "12 Steps of Stephen Starr."
    http://www.phillymag.com

Jan 05

We Love Queen Village added 4 new photos.

Here’s a sneak peak at The Liz Lutz Team,’s newest listing in Queen Village. It will be hitting the market today and available to view at the Open House on Sunday. Call or text 2158506827 for more details or to set up a showing.

    We Love Queen Village
    We Love Queen Village. 768 likes. Do you live in Queen Village, or maybe you just like the area? Check our local page for up to date information about this great neighborhood!
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 04

Philly Happening is at Three Queens Yoga.

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    Philly Happening
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    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 04

Friends of Vare-Washington added an event.

Come meet your neighbors and learn more about our school. We'll have information on upcoming events and volunteer opportunities. Children welcome!

    Friends of Vare-Washington Meeting
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 04

Friends of Vare-Washington shared their event...

Due to this bad weather, tonight's meeting is cancelled. We will reschedule for later this month and post a new fb event! Stay warm and safe out there today!

    Rescheduled - Friends of Vare-Washington Meeting
    Come meet your neighbors and learn more about our school. We'll have information on upcoming events and volunteer opportunities. Children welcome!
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 04

Jan 03

The QVNA Weekly Digest - 01/03/2018

The QVNA Weekly Digest - 01/03/2018

    QVNA Weekly Newsletter
    Read the latest issue of QVNA's e-newletter to learn about events and programs happening in and near Philadelphia's first neighborhood.
    https://us5.campaign-archive.com

Jan 02

Have you heard? Vare-Washington is hosting i...

Have you heard? Vare-Washington is hosting its first family movie night on January 19 and it's open to Friends as well. Please take a moment to cast your vote for the movie by Friday and we'll share additional info as soon as we have it!

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