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45 hours ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared a link.

    SEPTA will stop issuing paper transfers this summer
    SEPTA announced that beginning Wednesday, Aug. 1, all SEPTA passengers must have a Key Card to get that transfer discount that saves a rider from paying double the fare when his or her trip requires traveling multiple SEPTA routes .
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

47 hours ago

How can we encourage more active participatio...

How can we encourage more active participation in elections? Change starts with us, and it starts by exercising your franchise. There are few people who legitimately can't vote, even formerly incarcerated and some who are currently incarcerated can. So let's do this!

    What we can learn from low Pa. primary election turnout, and why it matters that just 1 in 6 Philly voters showed up
    Turnout in Tuesday's primary election was lower in the city than in the rest of the state. Experts cited many reasons for that, and a resultant problem: Uneven voting makes for uneven representation. - Jonathan Lai, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

2 days ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared The Enterprise C...

    The history in pictures of West Philadelphia's forgotten 'Flatiron building' | Inga Saffron
    Thanks to the internet and social media outlets like Instagram, we have more opportunities than ever to view images of buildings and places we might never visit. But quantity shouldn't be confused with quality. Those two-dimensional concentrations of pixels can tell us only so much.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

Robbery 4101 Lancaster Ave DC 18 16 020734

Shooting Incident Victim 300 S 54th St DC 18 18 027296 - Duration: 1:18. 12,176 views

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Robbery 4101 Lancaster Ave DC 18 16 020734

Homicide 3300 block of N 2nd St DC 17 25 025839 - Duration: 3:06. 27,274 views

Stabbing 5527 Lansdowne Ave DC# 14 19 075894 - Duration: 3:01. 55,916 views

Robbery Shooting 7228 Ogontz Ave DC#13 14 064873 - Duration: 3:28. 164,794 views

Robbery 1000 W Susquehanna St DC 15 22 067262 - Duration: 2:42. 1,807 views

Robbery 2101 W Lehigh Ave DC# 12-39-042544 - Duration: 2:17. 4,657 views

Theft 800 Chestnut St DC 16 06 002527 - Duration: 2:17. 3,159 views

Robbery 5610 Lancaster Ave DC# 14 19 004884 - Duration: 2:32. 4,108 views

Robbery 8012 Frankford Ave DC# 14 08 002354 - Duration: 2:40. 3,771 views

Robbery 6645 Woodland Ave DC# 14 12 085473 - Duration: 2:19. 4,060 views

Police Incident 15th and Girard Ave 01-07-14 - Duration: 1:05:00. 21,208 views

Robbery 4700 N Broad St DC #15 35 087828 - Duration: 3:17. 2,136 views

Commercial Robbery 3731 Walnut St DC 18 18 030444 - Duration: 1:55. PhiladelphiaPolice 39 views

Robbery 7329 Elmwood Ave DC 16 12 020210 - Duration: 2:35. 1,068 views

Commercial Robbery 6705 Torresdale Ave DC 17 15 088141 - Duration: 2:22. PhiladelphiaPolice 1,583 views

Burglary 2008 Oregon Ave DC 15 01 035720 - Duration: 3:21. PhiladelphiaPolice 1,853 views

    Robbery 4101 Lancaster Ave DC 18 16 020734
    Police are looking for a group of five people involved in a violent robbery on May 17, 2018, in West Philadelphia. The unprovoked attack occurred shortly after 1:30 AM, outside a Chinese restaurant located at 4101 Lancaster Avenue. Two males assaulted and robbed the victim, a 55 year-old-male, while two other males and a female looked on.
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2 days ago

Commercial Robbery 3731 Walnut St DC 18 18 030444

Shooting Incident Victim 300 S 54th St DC 18 18 027296 - Duration: 1:18. PhiladelphiaPolice 12,176 views

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Commercial Robbery 3731 Walnut St DC 18 18 030444

Commerical Robbery 1535 S Broad St DC 18 03 023569 - Duration: 2:01. 69 views

Homicide 4700 Hoopes St DC 18 16 018133 - Duration: 1:13. PhiladelphiaPolice 1,270 views

Commercial Robbery Shooting 4312 Megargee St DC 18 08 013868 - Duration: 1:10. 1,133 views

Multiple Commercial Robberies 401 W Cumberland St DC 18 26 017419 1140 W Somerset St DC 18 25 032596 - Duration: 2:17. PhiladelphiaPolice 912 views

Multiple Commercial Robberies 401 W Cumberland St DC 18 26 017419 1140 W Somerset St DC 18 25 032596 - Duration: 2:17. PhiladelphiaPolice 912 views

Robbery 1300 Market St DC 18 06 017365 - Duration: 1:06. 176 views

Robbery 2200 block of Napfle Ave DC 18 02 020537 - Duration: 0:32. 440 views

Theft 4700 Rorer St DC 18 25 028541 - Duration: 1:00. PhiladelphiaPolice 229 views

Theft 1500 Market St DC 18 09 016634 - Duration: 1:05. PhiladelphiaPolice 311 views

Commercial Robbery 6727 N 5th St DC 18 35 037377 - Duration: 1:29. 301 views

Theft 3595 Aramingo Ave DC 18 24 030258 - Duration: 0:42. PhiladelphiaPolice 389 views

Theft 700 Wharton St DC 18 03 021243 - Duration: 1:15. 176 views

    Commercial Robbery 3731 Walnut St DC 18 18 030444
    On Thursday May 17, 2018, at 10:30 pm, an unknown black male entered the rear of the Honey Grow Restaurant located at 3731 Walnut Street, pointing a handgun at the staff demanding money. After taking an unknown amount of cash, the suspect fled with a second unknown black male to a waiting vehicle parked on Chestnut Street.
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3 days ago

The history in pictures of West Philadelphia's forgotten 'Flatiron building' | Inga Saffron

...Parkside and Hestonville — to travel more than  a mile to the next nearest branch, at 52nd and Sansom. Feldman’s photograph hints at the social isolation wrought by the loss of such civic...

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Feldman first encountered the subjects in his Slought photographs as a child. Growing up at 63rd and Woodbine in West Philadelphia, he would pass buildings like the former George Institute Branch of the...

The Slought Foundation, 4017 Walnut St., is ordinarily open noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Friday. But the gallery will be open  from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Feldman will give a short lecture about his work. Admission is free.

    The history in pictures of West Philadelphia's forgotten 'Flatiron building' | Inga Saffron
    Thanks to the internet and social media outlets like Instagram, we have more opportunities than ever to view images of buildings and places we might never visit. But quantity shouldn't be confused with quality. Those two-dimensional concentrations of pixels can tell us only so much.
    http://www.philly.com

4 days ago

5 days ago

5 days ago

  • USE PERMIT

    DAYCARE CENTER ON THE FIRST FLOOR OF AN EXISTING STRUCTURE WITH OTHER PREVIOUSLY APPROVED USES ABOVE.(NO SIGNS ON THIS PERMIT)

    138 S 52ND ST Issued May 16, 2018 Comment

5 days ago

‘Thurgood’ at the Bushfire Theatre on Friday and Saturday

This weekend you can get a rare glimpse inside the Bushfire Theatre for the Performing Arts at 52nd and Locust (224 S. 52nd St.) for the staging of Thurgood, the acclaimed bio-play about the former Supreme Court justice and civil rights icon.

    'Thurgood' at the Bushfire Theatre on Friday and Saturday
    This weekend you can get a rare glimpse inside the Bushfire Theatre for the Performing Arts at 52nd and Locust (224 S. 52nd St.) for the staging of Thurgood, the acclaimed bio-play about the former Supreme Court justice and civil rights icon.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

5 days ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Friends of the W...

Friends of the Wissahickon has three summer jobs open.

    Friends of the Wissahickon
    FOW is hiring! We're looking for 3 dedicated seasonal outreach assistants to share FOW's mission and responsible park use principles. Apply here today: http://ow.ly/GwBd30jUZHG
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Philadelphia Par...

    Philadelphia Parks & Recreation
    Time is running out to become a Philly lifeguard! Summer pay starts at $13.65 per hour.
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6 days ago

6 days ago

Designing Mobile Apps

Market Frankford El – 52nd & Market (going West or East)

Bus Route 21 – 52nd & Chestnut (going West) and 52nd & Walnut (going East)

Bus Route 21 – 52nd & Chestnut (going West) and 52nd & Walnut (going East)

    Designing Mobile Apps
    Event run by Blackwell Library Teen Department. Please email with any questions! Thank you! Students will work in teams to design a mobile app. They will select an app idea, develop a prototype, and present their final product to the class.
    http://planphilly.com

6 days ago

The Bushfire Theatre of Performing Arts debu...

The Bushfire Theatre of Performing Arts debuts a new show tomorrow at 7pm: Thurgood. Thurgood's debut is story #20 in our 52 Stories about 52nd series: read on to learn more about it! New Show at Bushfire Theatre The beautiful Bushfire Theater of Performing Arts is set to premier a new show on Friday, May 18, 2018, which will run for the entire weekend. The show is entitled Thurgood and details the life and career of Thurgood Marshall. The Bushfire Theater is located 224 S 52nd St at the corner of 52nd & Locust. Tickets range from $15 for youth to $30. For many, the theater is mysterious as it holds a limited amount of shows per year: here is a chance to check out a theater that is over 100 years old while taking in art on 52nd St!

    The Enterprise Center
    The Bushfire Theatre of Performing Arts debuts a new show tomorrow at 7pm: Thurgood. Thurgood's debut is story #20 in our 52 Stories about 52nd series: read on to learn more about it! New Show at...
    https://www.facebook.com

May 16

Commerical Robbery 1535 S Broad St DC 18 03 023569

Commercial Robbery 5262 Walnut St DC 16 18 043741 - Duration: 3:38. PhiladelphiaPolice 2,312 views

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Commerical Robbery 1535 S Broad St DC 18 03 023569

Homicide 4500 Melrose St DC 17 15 003410 - Duration: 3:34.

Robbery Assault 1101 Filbert St DC 17 06 028004 - Duration: 5:13. PhiladelphiaPolice 17,001 views

Commercial Robbery 5540 N 5th St DC 17 35 67761 - Duration: 4:53. PhiladelphiaPolice 4,495 views

Robbery 532 W Lehigh Ave DC 15 26 034929 - Duration: 3:00. PhiladelphiaPolice 1,372 views

Commercial Burglary 1851 S Columbus Blvd DC 17 03 000076 - Duration: 4:59. 2,882 views

Burglary 1 Franklin Mills Cir DC# 14 08 029406 - Duration: 3:06. 4,546 views

Robbery Shooting 7228 Ogontz Ave DC#13 14 064873 - Duration: 3:28. PhiladelphiaPolice 164,794 views

Homicide 915 North Front St DC# 14 26-002713 - Duration: 3:40. PhiladelphiaPolice 138,723 views

    Commerical Robbery 1535 S Broad St DC 18 03 023569
    On April 29, 2018, at approximately 4:30 PM, the two unknown black males were captured on surveillance video entering the Philly Wireless store located 1535 South Broad Street. While inside the suspects surveyed the store and after approximately thirty (30) minutes they left.
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May 16

Mystery pretzels, moldy tomatoes and bloody floors recently closed Philadelphia eateries

412 S 54th St.

5140 Market St.

5562 Chancellor St.

This article has 25 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

1575 N. 52nd St.

3862 Sydenham St.

1849 S. 12th St.

4322 Market St.

6311 Lansdowne Ave.

1127 N 40th St.

1265 E Chelten Ave.

3605 Spruce St.

2955 Market St.

3000 Market St.

4640 Roosevelt Blvd.

7288 Woodland Ave.

1332 N. 9th St. UNIT #6

2024 S 68th St.

3401 Spruce St.

1526 Race St.

2900 N Bonsall St.

184 E Evergreen Ave.

3201 N Randolph St.

138 N 10th St.

200 S 38th St.

1455 Franklin Mills Cir.

4353 N 5th St.

1337 S 58th St.

7142 Frankford Ave.

    Mystery pretzels, moldy tomatoes and bloody floors recently closed Philadelphia eateries
    Pretzels are part of the cultural fabric of Philadelphia. They are an essential at every office party, Sunday afternoon football spread, and the preferred anytime snack for kids and adults. In this round of Clean Plates' reports on inspections of city eateries, one establishment crossed a line and served up pretzels from an unknown source.
    http://www.philly.com

May 16

May 15

The next time you think voting has no impact,...

The next time you think voting has no impact, please read this.

    Philadelphia write-in candidate: I won with one vote
    A Philadelphia resident was shocked to receive a letter Friday saying they won an election earlier in the month - apparently because no one else cast a vote. "I literally yelled 'what the hell' when I opened the letter," Phillip Garcia told The Hill.
    http://thehill.com

May 15

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Sixty-Six Wards'...

Follow elections results here...

    Sixty-Six Wards
    Philadelphia! The polls are open! Sixty-Six Wards is live-tracking election turnout. And we need *your* help! First, vote. When you do, share your voter number with us, and then live track the...
    https://www.facebook.com

May 15

VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE #VOTE

VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE #VOTE

    https://www.facebook.com

May 15

Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library added 2 ...

The Philadelphia Orchestra Sound All Round Program at the library !!!

    Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library
    Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

May 15

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared U.S. Democratic ...

TODAY WE VOTE!

    U.S. Democratic Socialists
    U.S. Democratic Socialists. 805K likes. We educate and organize for a more progressive, people powered movement that fights back against oppressive corporate and moneyed interests in our politics. We...
    https://www.facebook.com

May 14

Wanted: Suspect for Shooting Incident/Victim in the 18th District [VIDEO]

...36 pm, the victim, a 50 year old male, was washing his car in the 300 block of south 54th Street when an unknown black male approached him from the 5400 block of Delancey Street carrying...

...300 block of south 54th Street when an unknown black male approached him from the 5400 block of Delancey Street carrying an AK-47 type weapon. The suspect struck the victim and attempted to push...

    Philly Police Blog | Wanted: Suspect for Shooting Incident/Victim in the 18th District [VIDEO]
    On Saturday, May 5, 2018, at 1:36 pm, the victim, a 50 year old male, was washing his car in the 300 block of south 54th Street when an unknown black male approached him from the 5400 block of Delancey Street carrying an AK-47 type weapon.
    https://blog.phillypolice.com

May 13

Tell Your Story with Graphics

Market Frankford El – 52nd & Market (going West or East)

Bus Route 21 – 52nd & Chestnut (going West) and 52nd & Walnut (going East)

Bus Route 21 – 52nd & Chestnut (going West) and 52nd & Walnut (going East)

    Tell Your Story with Graphics
    Event run by South Philadelphia Library. Please email with any questions! Thank you! Humans are visual creatures. Pictures help us learn, understand, and remember things better. For this reason, more and more businesses are using infographics to persuade their audience, tell a story, and display their data in a graphical way.
    http://planphilly.com

May 13

  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    ERECTION OF AN ATTACHED STRUCTURE, USE AS VACANT COMMERCIAL BASEMENT THROUGH FIRST FLOOR WITH TWO (2) RESIDENTIAL DWELLING UNITS ABOVE. SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON PLANS (NO SIGN ON THIS PERMIT)

    5358 ADDISON ST Issued May 11, 2018 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    100 AMP SERVICE, REPALCE RECEPTACLES AND SWITCHES. INSTALL (3) BRANCH CIRCUITS.INSTALL (1) DEDICATED KITCHEN GFCI. INSTALL (2) 10YR BATTERY SMOKE DETECTORS. INSTALL (1) 120 SMOKE DETECTOR FISHING ONLY PER 2008 NEC (SFD)

    5226 HAZEL AVE Issued May 11, 2018 Comment
  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    EZ PERMIT DUCTWORK & WARM-AIR APPLIANCES- FOR THE INSTALLATION IF NEW DUCTWORK, REGISTERS/GRILLES/DIFFUSERS, AND WARM-AIR APPLIANCES AS PER ATTACHED STANDARDS. DEVIATIONS FROM THESE STANDARDS REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION AND SITE PLANS.

    132 S 53RD ST Issued May 11, 2018 Comment

May 12

The Enterprise Center added 3 new photos.

Here's some photos from the gorgeous new Broken Chains mural at 52nd and Larchwood, in case you weren't able to make it out there this afternoon. Mural Arts Philadelphia Ryan Spak Boys’ Latin of Philadelphia Charter School-Extended Family Network West Philly Local West Philly News University City Review

    The Enterprise Center
    The Enterprise Center added a new photo.
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