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2 days ago

Philly's getting a big new 'boulder lounge' for people who want to take rock climbing to the next level

So what is it that Philly climbers want? The 12,700-square-foot space at 1614 N. 5th St. (just south of Cecil B. Moore, near St. Benjamin Brewing) will include:

    Philly's getting a big new 'boulder lounge' for people who want to take rock climbing to the next level
    If you're into rock climbing gyms, get ready to take rappelling to the next level: Philly is getting a "bouldering lounge." Tufas Boulder Lounge, created by three local climbing buddies, will soft-open in June in a former warehouse in Kensington. This isn't the region's first spot to offer the activity, which is the latest fitness craze to grip the country.
    https://billypenn.com

2 days ago

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL NEW DISCONNECT 400AMP,2-200AMP DISCONNECT AND 2-200AMP PANEL WITH GROUND.ELECTRIC HOT WATER TANK,INSTALL LIGHTS,SWITCHES,OUTLET AS NEEDED THROUGHOUT AND EXIT SIGN PER 2008(FITNESS CTR)INSTALL SMOKE DETECTORS AND STROBE HORN THROUGHOUT AS NEEDED PER NFPA 72

    1602-18 N 5TH ST Issued May 22, 2018 Comment

4 days ago

  • ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT

    TO AMEND PREVIOUSLY ISSUED AP#807569 TO REVISE GROUND FLOOR LAYOUT, REVISIONS TO STRUCTURAL WORK, AND ADD TRASH ENCLOSURE TO REAR YARD, AS PER PLANS; NO OTHER CHANGES ON THIS PERMIT; NO CHANGE TO HEIGHT/AREA OF PREVIOUSLY APPROVED SINGLE-STORY ADDITION TO THE REAR OF AN EXISTING THREE (3) STORY ATTACHED STRUCTURE, AND NO CHANGE TO PREVIOUSLY APPROVED USE OF SIT-DOWN RESTAURANT ON GROUND FLOOR ONLY (SEE AP#791227 FOR ZONING APPROVAL); NO CHANGES TO REQUIRED SPECIAL INSPECTIONS UNDER AP#807569; NO SIGNS ON THIS PERMIT.

    1706 N 5TH ST Issued May 18, 2018 Comment

4 days ago

Drink Philly's Guide to 2018 Philly Beer Week, June 1-10

Get your laugh on this beer week at this comedy showcase. Tickets are $10 and include a stellar lineup of six comics and one pint of a flagship Saint Benjamin beer. Grab your tickets here. (1710 North 5th St.)

This article has 18 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

...tasting glass. General admission tickets are $46 and come with unlimited pours and a glass.  (29 E Allen St....

...and Russian River. Check out their Facebook event page for each day’s draft list. (1500 Locust St....

Legendary Center City bar Monk’s is hosting another legend at beer week this year. Meet owner and brewer John Kimmich of The Alchemist, known for his beer, Heady Topper, the unofficial creator of the New England IPA. Cash only, plan on getting there early. (264 S 16th St.)

...City will be on hand serving up cans and drafts. May the best brew win! (1148 S 11th St....

...hand to provide the brews and proceeds from the fun will benefit dog rescue charities. (3467 Richmond St....

Homebrew pros will face off at Jose Pistola's for a chance to brew at Dogfish Head Brewery. Tickets are $25 and get you unlimited homebrew samples and a chance to vote for the best beer. Purchase them online here. (263 S 15th St.)

Visit Old City for their weekly burlesque and cabaret show featuring lots of suds and specials. Doors at 9 PM, show starts at 10 PM. (10 S Front St.)

...most brews gets a steady spot on the lines at both of Lucky’s locations. (848 S 2nd St. & 4421 Main St...

...steady spot on the lines at both of Lucky’s locations. (848 S 2nd St. & 4421 Main St....

...consumers grab the snazziest cans. Tickets are $15 and include discounted beers from panelist breweries. (1320 Chestnut St....

Strangelove’s is hosting a beertastic evening of quizzo with the help of Allagash and Bell’s. Starting at 5 PM meet some awesome brew reps before quizzo kicks off at 6 PM with beer prizes, a tap takeover and more. (216 S 11th St.)

...hand with giveaways—only if you are able to beat them at a board game. (6235 Frankford Ave....

...kayak, which will depart from the Community Boathouse. Tickets include one beer—buy them here. (5400 Lindbergh Ave....

A Philly-style luau awaits in the Northeast with tropical beers from Rivertowne Brewing. The party will feature a limbo contest, pineapple bowling, pass the coconut, leis, giveaways, and perhaps a slushy machine. (7980 Oxford Ave.)

Build a derby car and partake in a race across the first floor of this Center City bar. Sly Fox and Troegs will be on hand to provide the cans and registration is at 5 PM and the races begin at 7 PM. Read the event listing for derby car rules. (224 S 15th St.)

Dominion Oak Barrel. Enjoy them in a flight, solo or paired with the spirit that they were aged in. (509 S 2nd St.)

This festival is a homage to beer and the jam band music. Splintered Sunlight, the area’s top Grateful Dead cover band, will headline the festival and brews from Sierra Nevada, Terrapin, Fat Heads and Starr Hill will be showcased. (3925 Walnut St.)

...breweries like Russian River. We’ll update the article when the draft list is released. (4333 Spruce St....

    Drink Philly's Guide to 2018 Philly Beer Week, June 1-10
    Philly Beer Week is back and bigger than ever for its 11th year from Friday, June 1 through Sunday, June 10. Quite possibly the best week of the year for beer drinkers, PBW takes over the city with pairings, classes, games, dinners, festivals and all things beer.
    https://philly.thedrinknation.com

5 days ago

What will $1,500 rent you in Philadelphia?

Next, check out this 1,540-square-foot studio that's located at 1730 N. Fifth St. It's also listed for $1,500/month.

This article has 3 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

There's this one-bedroom, one-bathroom townhouse located at 1715 Webster St. It's listed for $1,500/month for its 752-square-feet of space.

Here's a 549-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom studio at 1604 Spruce St. that's going for $1,500/month.

Located at 1010 Race St., here's a 785-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment that's listed for $1,500/month.

    What will $1,500 rent you in Philadelphia?
    Curious just how far your dollar goes in Philadelphia? We've rounded up the latest rental offerings via rental site Zumper to get a sense of what to expect when it comes to finding an apartment in Philadelphia if you've got $1,500/month earmarked for your rent.
    http://6abc.com

May 19

May 19

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    200AMP SERVICE AND REWIRE LIGHTS, SWITCHES, OUTLETS AND SMOKE DETECTORS AS PER NEC 2008

    1735 N 3RD ST Issued May 15, 2018 Comment
  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    PHASE 1: FOR THE ERECTION OF ONE (1) STRUCTURE COMPOSED OF (18) BUILDINGS: BUILDING #1, IS A FOUR (4) STORY BUILDING OF TYPE VA CONSTRUCTION WITH ROOF DECK; FOR USE AS A VACANT COMMERCIAL SPACE ON THE 1ST FLOOR AND SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING ABOVE. BUILDING #2-#17, ARE THREE (3) STORY BUILDINGS OF TYPE VB CONSTRUCTION WITH ROOF DECKS AND ROOF DECK ACCESS STRUCTURES WITH ACCESSORY PARKING; FOR USE AS SINGLE FAMILY DWELLINGS. BUILDING #18, IS THREE (3) STORY BUILDING OF TYPE VB CONSTRUCTION WITH ROOF DECK AND ROOF DECK ACCESS STRUCTURE WITH A VEHICLE PASS THROUGH AT THE 1ST FLOOR LEVEL; FOR USE AS A SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING. FOUNDATION DESIGNED PER GEOTECHNICAL REPORT. SEPARATE PERMIT REQUIRED FOR MEP AND FIRE SUPPRESSION WORK. SEE AP#848248 FOR PLANS AND DOCUMENTS.

    1620-50 N 5TH ST Issued May 15, 2018 Comment
  • ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT

    TO AMEND ORIGINAL PERMIT#866936 TO SHOW SIZE OF INCOMMING 3/4" WATER SERVICE AND ALL OUTSIDE PLUMBING WORK INCLUDING HOUSE DRAIN,HOUSE TRAP AND FRESH AIR INLET

    614 W NORRIS ST Issued May 15, 2018 Comment
  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    PHASE 1: FOR THE ERECTION OF ONE (1) STRUCTURE COMPOSED OF (18) BUILDINGS: BUILDING #1, IS A FOUR (4) STORY BUILDING OF TYPE VA CONSTRUCTION WITH ROOF DECK; FOR USE AS A VACANT COMMERCIAL SPACE ON THE 1ST FLOOR AND SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING ABOVE. BUILDING #2-#17, ARE THREE (3) STORY BUILDINGS OF TYPE VB CONSTRUCTION WITH ROOF DECKS AND ROOF DECK ACCESS STRUCTURES WITH ACCESSORY PARKING; FOR USE AS SINGLE FAMILY DWELLINGS. BUILDING #18, IS THREE (3) STORY BUILDING OF TYPE VB CONSTRUCTION WITH ROOF DECK AND ROOF DECK ACCESS STRUCTURE WITH A VEHICLE PASS THROUGH AT THE 1ST FLOOR LEVEL; FOR USE AS A SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING. FOUNDATION DESIGNED PER GEOTECHNICAL REPORT. SEPARATE PERMIT REQUIRED FOR MEP AND FIRE SUPPRESSION WORK. SEE AP#848248 FOR PLANS AND DOCUMENTS.

    1620-50 N 5TH ST Issued May 15, 2018 Comment
  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    PHASE 1: FOR THE ERECTION OF ONE (1) STRUCTURE COMPOSED OF (18) BUILDINGS: BUILDING #1, IS A FOUR (4) STORY BUILDING OF TYPE VA CONSTRUCTION WITH ROOF DECK; FOR USE AS A VACANT COMMERCIAL SPACE ON THE 1ST FLOOR AND SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING ABOVE. BUILDING #2-#17, ARE THREE (3) STORY BUILDINGS OF TYPE VB CONSTRUCTION WITH ROOF DECKS AND ROOF DECK ACCESS STRUCTURES WITH ACCESSORY PARKING; FOR USE AS SINGLE FAMILY DWELLINGS. BUILDING #18, IS THREE (3) STORY BUILDING OF TYPE VB CONSTRUCTION WITH ROOF DECK AND ROOF DECK ACCESS STRUCTURE WITH A VEHICLE PASS THROUGH AT THE 1ST FLOOR LEVEL; FOR USE AS A SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING. FOUNDATION DESIGNED PER GEOTECHNICAL REPORT. SEPARATE PERMIT REQUIRED FOR MEP AND FIRE SUPPRESSION WORK. SEE AP#848248 FOR PLANS AND DOCUMENTS.

    1620-50 N 5TH ST Issued May 15, 2018 Comment
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May 14

“Entry-Level” Condos Planned for South Kensington Site

On May 9th, the developer filed zoning permit requests for “Avenue V,” a 146-unit mixed-use residential-commercial project Riverwards intends to build on a roughly L-shaped lot between Germantown Avenue and Fifth Street along Cecil B. Moore.

    "Entry-Level" Condos Planned for South Kensington Site
    The lower-priced units are part of a 146-unit companion project to one the Riverwards Group already has underway next door. The Riverwards Group, already at work on N5 Square, a mixed-use mid-range residential development at the intersection of 5th Street and Cecil B.
    https://www.phillymag.com

May 14

May 13

  • DEMOLITION PERMIT

    FOR THE COMPLETE DEMO OF A VACANT SFD AS PART OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA DEPT. OF LICENSES & INSPECTIONS DEMOLITION PROGRAM. ADDITIONAL SPECS:1 STUCCO C/W 1807 N 6TH ST. CLEAN LOT @ 1801 &1803 N 6TH ST.

    1805 N 6TH ST Issued May 11, 2018 Comment

May 13

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May 12

  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF AN AUTOMATIC WET SPRINKLER SYSTEM IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 13R USING A NEW 2" FIRE SERVICE LINE, 1-1/4" BACKFLOW PREVENTION DEVICE, FOR AN EXISTING THREE (3) STORY ATTACHED STRUCTURE TO BE USED AS MULTI-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING (SEE AP#776505 FOR BUILDING PERMIT), AS PER PLANS.

    416 W BERKS ST Issued May 10, 2018 Comment
  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL (3) HVAC SYSTEMS WITH DUCTWORK. (MULTI-FAMILY)

    1646 N MARSHALL ST Issued May 10, 2018 Comment

May 11

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    NEW CONSTRUCTION: INTERIOR PLUMBING;4 STORY STRUCTURE;MULTI-FAMILY (4) DWELLING UNITS; ROOF DECK -THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004

    1843 N 6TH ST Issued May 9, 2018 Comment

May 10

  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF A SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING(NTE 38FT IN HEIGHT) WITH A ROOF DECK ACCESSED BY A PILOT HOUSE AS PER PLAN.

    1624 N RANDOLPH ST Issued May 8, 2018 Comment
  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF A SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING(NTE 38FT IN HEIGHT) WITH A ROOF DECK ACCESSED BY A PILOT HOUSE AS PER PLAN.

    1622 N RANDOLPH ST Issued May 8, 2018 Comment

May 09

May 09

May 06

  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF A (4) STORY STRUCTURE PLUS CELLAR, TO CONTAIN (3) DWELLING UNITS W/ PRIVATE ROOF DECK(S) ACCESSED BY EXTERIOR STAIR WELL(S) AS PER PLANS.

    1948 N 6TH ST Issued May 4, 2018 Comment
  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF A (4) STORY STRUCTURE PLUS CELLAR, TO CONTAIN (3) DWELLING UNITS W/ PRIVATE ROOF DECK(S) ACCESSED BY EXTERIOR STAIR WELL(S) AS PER PLANS.

    1952 N 6TH ST Issued May 4, 2018 Comment
  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    ERECTION OF AN ATTACHED STRUCTURE WITH ROOF ACCESS STRUCTURE FOR USE AS TWO FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING WITH ROOF DECK ABOVE FOURTH FLOOR LEVEL ACCESSED BY PILOT HOUSE.(SIZE AND LOCATION AS PER PLANS)

    315 CECIL B MOORE AVE Issued May 4, 2018 Comment

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