10 hours ago

Hunger Is Not a Game! We're boosting the sig...

Hunger Is Not a Game! We're boosting the signal for a Philabundance Neighborhood Food Drive happening now. This idea started with the "Instant Winner" free food coupons from Acme, but donations from all sources are welcome. Drop-off points include Northern Liberties Neighbors Association (NLNA) (700 N 3rd St), South Kensington Community Partners (1301 N 2nd), PlayArts (1241 N Front St), the UPS Store (3rd & Girard), and Spot's Spot Pet Grooming (123 W Girard). Among most-needed items are canned fruits/veggies, tuna/meat & soup; cooking oil; cereal, peanut butter and jelly; rice & whole grain pasta. http://www.nlna.org/neighborhood-food-drive/

    Ramonita de Rodriguez Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia
    Hunger Is Not a Game! We're boosting the signal for a Philabundance Neighborhood Food Drive happening now. This idea started with the "Instant Winner" free food coupons from Acme, but donations...
    https://www.facebook.com

17 hours ago

Trivia, Raffle & Silent Auction, Food and Ope...

Trivia, Raffle & Silent Auction, Food and Open Bar - How Can You Say No?! -

    Trivia, Raffle & Silent Auction, Food and Open Bar - How Can You Say No?!
    Thursday May 31st, 6pm to 9pm Featuring an open bar, raffle prizes, silent auction items, trivia and great food! Get your tickets today!
    https://mailchi.mp

23 hours ago

  • ZONING ADMIN REVIEW

    TO AMEND A/P NO 509476, CAL NO 21979 (SEE ALSO A/P NO 603087) TO EXPAND THE RESIDENTIAL USE TO THE CELLAR. NO CHANGES IN HEIGHT, AREA, FOOTPRINT OR USE OF STRUCTURE.

    818 N 4TH ST Issued May 22, 2018 Comment
  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    FOR MECHANICAL ALTERATIONS TO EXISTING SPACE, TO INCLUDE THE INSTALLATION OF RTU'S, MSI'S, MSO'S WITH ASSOCIATED REGISTERS/DIFFUSERS AND DUCTWORK, AS PER APPROVED PLANS.

    338-40 BROWN ST Issued May 22, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL 4-LAVS,4-TOILETS,3-TUBS,1-KITCHEN SINK,1-GARBAGE DISPOSAL,1-SUMP PUMP,STACK AND HOUSE DRAIN.THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADEPHIA PLUBMING CODE 2004

    832-34 N ORKNEY ST Issued May 22, 2018 Comment
  • ZONING PERMIT

    FOR THE LOT ADJUSTMENT TO CREATE TWO LOTS (PARCEL 'A' AND PARCEL 'B') FROM ONE (1) EXISTING LOT. SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON APPROVED PLANS.

    863 N 5TH ST Issued May 23, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL 4-LAVS,4-TOILETS,3-TUBS,1-KITCHEN SINK,1-GARBAGE DISPOSAL,1-SUMP PUMP,STACK AND HOUSE DRAIN.THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADEPHIA PLUBMING CODE 2004

    834 N ORKNEY ST Issued May 22, 2018 Comment

31 hours ago

Northern Liberties Recreation Center added 2 ...

THE SPRINKLING HAS BEGUN!

    Northern Liberties Recreation Center
    Northern Liberties Recreation Center added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

35 hours ago

Commercial Burglary 400 Spring Garden St DC 18 06 022063

Commercial Burglary 400 Spring Garden St DC 18 06 022063

This article has 1 other Philadelphia location (Show)

Homicide 4700 Hoopes St DC 18 16 018133 - Duration: 1:13. PhiladelphiaPolice 1,403 views

    Commercial Burglary 400 Spring Garden St DC 18 06 022063
    On May 23, 2018, at 12:22 am, an unknown black male gained entry to the Spring Garden Market located at 400 Spring Garden Street by breaking the door glass. Once inside the suspect took approximately 30 packs of cigarettes then fled in an unknown direction.
    https://www.youtube.com/

39 hours ago

Northern Liberties Recreation Center updated ...

    Northern Liberties Recreation Center
    Northern Liberties Recreation Center updated their cover photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

39 hours ago

Northern Liberties Recreation Center added 3 ...

Our After School Garden Club has been hard at work getting our garden ready for the summer - pulling up weeds and planting tomatoes, cucumbers, green beans, squash and more!

    Northern Liberties Recreation Center
    Northern Liberties Recreation Center added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

39 hours ago

Tomorrow, Friday May 25, stop in to Breweryto...

Tomorrow, Friday May 25, stop in to Brewerytown Bicycles and Fairmount Bicycles and 15% of all proceeds will go to M&E in support of our #fostercareawareness month fundraising efforts! And don’t forget to sign up for our inaugural Trivia Night fundraiser happening next week on Thursday, May 31 - register and save $5! 2018 Calendar of Remaining Events: - Novak’s (Month of May): Proceeds from Featured Dessert - 2637 Brew (Month of June): Proceeds from Featured Cocktail To learn more about The Monkey and The Elephant, and to donate to our mission today, visit https://www.themonkeyandtheelephant.org/donate/ #philadelphia #mandecafe #themonkeyandtheelephant #ourcoffeeispowerful #coffeewithacause #foster #formerfosteryouth #fostercareawareness #fostercare #brewerytownisbooming #fundraising #fundraiser

    The Monkey & The Elephant
    Tomorrow, Friday May 25, stop in to Brewerytown Bicycles and Fairmount Bicycles and 15% of all proceeds will go to M&E in support of our #fostercareawareness month fundraising efforts! And don't...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Road Rage Aggravated Assault 27xx Luzerne St DC 18 24 041941

Commercial Burglary 400 Spring Garden St DC 18 06 021483 - Duration: 1:10. PhiladelphiaPolice 37 views

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...at 1:33 pm, surveillance video of a possible road rage was recovered on the 2700 block of Luzerne Street. The video depicts two vehicles, vehicle #1 a silver SUV being followed by vehicle #2...

Commercial Robbery 6727 N 5th St DC 18 35 037377 - Duration: 1:29. 330 views

Commerical Robbery 1535 S Broad St DC 18 03 023569 - Duration: 2:01. 688 views

Robbery 4101 Lancaster Ave DC 18 16 020734 - Duration: 1:44. 3,269 views

Homicide 4700 Hoopes St DC 18 16 018133 - Duration: 1:13. PhiladelphiaPolice 1,403 views

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

Commercial Robbery Shooting 4312 Megargee St DC 18 08 013868 - Duration: 1:10. PhiladelphiaPolice 1,238 views

Commercial Robbery 2115 N 22nd St DC 18 22 036508 - Duration: 0:55. PhiladelphiaPolice 82 views

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

Commercial Burglary 2580 Frankford Ave DC 18 26 020821 - Duration: 1:58. PhiladelphiaPolice 46 views

Commercial Burglary 3032 N Broad St DC 18 39 034546 - Duration: 1:59. PhiladelphiaPolice 18 views

Commercial Robbery 300 N 63rd St DC 18 19 040146 - Duration: 1:40. PhiladelphiaPolice 20 views

Theft From Auto 4000 Ridge Ave DC 18 39 034276 - Duration: 1:18. PhiladelphiaPolice 83 views

Commercial Burglary 930 Locust St DC 18 06 021597 - Duration: 1:06. PhiladelphiaPolice 42 views

Commercial Burglary 1801 S 17th St DC 18 01 018015 - Duration: 2:35. PhiladelphiaPolice 10 views

    Road Rage Aggravated Assault 27xx Luzerne St DC 18 24 041941
    On May 22, 2018, at 1:33 pm, surveillance video of a possible road rage was recovered on the 2700 block of Luzerne Street. The video depicts two vehicles, vehicle #1 a silver SUV being followed by vehicle #2, a red pickup truck.
    https://www.youtube.com/

2 days ago

New crosswalks getting installed on South Broad Street are looking pretty

DYK: You can see a piece of the Berlin Wall in the garden of the German Society of PA (Sixth & Spring Garden) #BillyPennGram

    New crosswalks getting installed on South Broad Street are looking pretty
    Love this city as much as we do? Become a Billy Penn member today.
    https://billypenn.com

2 days ago

Mad you couldn't buy a LOVE Park keepsake last year? Blame the Morgan Art Foundation

DYK: You can see a piece of the Berlin Wall in the garden of the German Society of PA (Sixth & Spring Garden) #BillyPennGram

    Mad you couldn't buy a LOVE Park keepsake last year? Blame the Morgan Art Foundation
    Love this city as much as we do? Become a Billy Penn member today.
    https://billypenn.com

2 days ago

10 Philly nonprofits to support on the 'Day Without A Starbucks'

DYK: You can see a piece of the Berlin Wall in the garden of the German Society of PA (Sixth & Spring Garden) #BillyPennGram

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Following the unwarranted arrests of black entrepreneurs Donte Robinson and Rashon Nelson at the 18th and Spruce cafe last month, Starbucks promised to make a change. The coffee giant announced it would...

Where: 1324 W. Clearfield St.

Where: 832 N. Broad St.

Where: 5548 Chestnut St., first floor

Where: 301-305 N. Ninth St.

Where: 1216 Arch St., fourth floor

Where: 1219 Vine St.

Where: 600 Washington Ave., second floor, unit 18UA

Where: 216 W. Somerset St.

    10 Philly nonprofits to support on the 'Day Without A Starbucks'
    What do you have planned for May 29? Hopefully not a cup of Starbucks coffee. Following the unwarranted arrests of black entrepreneurs Donte Robinson and Rashon Nelson at the 18th and Spruce cafe last month, Starbucks promised to make a change. The coffee giant announced it would close all 8,000 of its U.S.
    https://billypenn.com

2 days ago

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    INSTALLATION OF NEW STEEL ANGLE LINTELS, INSTALLATION OF NEW JOISTS, SISTERING OF EXISTING ROOF RAFTERS AND RIDGE BEAMS AND OTHER STRUCTURAL WORK AS SHOWN ON PLANS.

    940 N 5TH ST Issued May 21, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    LEGALIZATION OF LEVEL II ALTERATIONS (NO CHANGE OF OCCUPANCY) TO AN EXISTING THREE (3) FAMILY DWELLING AS PER APPROVED PLANS. EXISTING BUILDING NOT REQUIRED TO BE SPRINKLERED. PERMIT TO INCLUDE CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY TO DOCUMENT PREVIOUSLY UNCERTIFIED OCCUPANCY. SEPARATE PERMIT AND C.O. REQUIRED FOR ANY ADDITIONAL DWELLING UNITS. **SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR ANY MEP WORK**

    911 N 6TH ST Issued May 21, 2018 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    REPLACE 6 OUTLETS,3 SWITCHES,3 LIGHT FIXTURES ONLY (CHURCH)

    818-34 N 7TH ST Issued May 18, 2018 Comment

3 days ago

Northern Liberties Recreation Center added 5 ...

Our Creative Drama Intensive class put on an incredible show last night, featuring colorful set changes, multiple narrators, and magical snow wolves who live on the planet Aaaar and really love ice cream.

    Northern Liberties Recreation Center
    Northern Liberties Recreation Center added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Commercial Burglary 400 Spring Garden St DC 18 06 021483

Commercial Burglary 400 Spring Garden St DC 18 06 021483

This article has 2 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Homicide 4700 Hoopes St DC 18 16 018133 - Duration: 1:13. PhiladelphiaPolice 1,403 views

Robbery 4101 Lancaster Ave DC 18 16 020734 - Duration: 1:44. PhiladelphiaPolice 558 views

    Commercial Burglary 400 Spring Garden St DC 18 06 021483
    On May 19, 2018, at 9:05 pm, an unknown black male gained entry to the New Spring Garden Market located at 400 Spring Garden Street forced his way inside by forcing the rear glass door open. Once inside the suspect took approximately twenty (20) packs of cigarettes then fled in an unknown direction.
    https://www.youtube.com/

3 days ago

Developer PRDC plans high-end rowhouse complex near Berks rail station

Other recent projects by PRDC include the conversion of the former TransAtlantic building at 430 Fairmount Ave. into apartments and the rehabilitation of the fire-damaged former Lincoln Apartments at 1222 Locust St.

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Philadelphia-based PRDC Properties LLC plans a cluster of 36 townhouses at Montgomery Avenue and Howard Street just west of Kensington, near Berks rail station on SEPTA’s Market-Frankford Line.

Other recent projects by PRDC include the conversion of the former TransAtlantic building at 430 Fairmount Ave. into apartments and the rehabilitation of the fire-damaged former Lincoln Apartments at 1222 Locust St.

    Developer PRDC plans high-end rowhouse complex near Berks rail station
    Philadelphia-based PRDC Properties LLC plans a cluster of 36 townhouses at Montgomery Avenue and Howard Street just west of Kensington, near Berks rail station on SEPTA's Market-Frankford Line. The project's first phase of 16 four-story, 3,400-square-foot homes is set to break ground in June, with the first houses scheduled for completion in December, PRDC said in a release this week.
    http://www.philly.com

4 days ago

Good morning! NLNA's general meeting is this ...

Good morning! NLNA's general meeting is this Thursday, 5/24 at 7pm. Principal Feggins is coming to the meeting to talk about our school. Hope to see you at the community center!

    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

5 days ago

Cafe La Maude

816 N. 4th St.

    Cafe La Maude
    This lovely neighborhood spot exudes a chic French cafe, but offers a Lebanese-inflection to a menu of brunch favorites. The result? Eggs Benedict with the kick of spice from sujuk sausages and more creative spins like an open-faced pizza croissant layered with goat cheese, ham and caramelized onion
    https://www.wheretraveler.com

5 days ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL 1 1/2 WATER SERVICE & HOUSE DRAIN, CURB TRAP & FAI PA20181317384 "SELF-CERTIFICATION'S ARE NO LONGER PERMITTED" - "ALL EXCAVATIONS AND PLUMBING TRENCHES IN EXCESS OF 5 FEET IN DEPTH MUST HAVE APPROVED SHORING IN PLACE AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION"

    920 N MARSHALL ST Issued May 17, 2018 Comment

6 days ago

  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 1 AC UNIT WITH DUCTWORK (SFD)

    411 BROWN ST Issued May 15, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    FOR THE INFILL OF EXISTING WINDOW OPENING WITH MASONRY BLOCK.( DETAILS AS SHOWN ON THE PLAN).

    501 BROWN ST Issued May 15, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    INTERIOR LEVEL 2 ALTERATIONS TO AN EXISTING TENANT SPACE TO CREATE NEW OFFICE/ROOM, A NEW HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE TOILET ROOM AND A SERVICE COUNTER AS PER PLAN. SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR ELECTRICAL AND PLUMBING.

    533-35 SPRING GARDEN MALL Issued May 16, 2018 Comment
  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    NEW INSTALLATION OF DUCTWORK, EXHAUST FANS AS PER PLAN.

    533-35 SPRING GARDEN MALL Issued May 16, 2018 Comment

May 18

May Zoning Agenda – Mon, May 21

Location: Northern Liberties Community Center, 700 N. 3rd Street (3rd & Fairmount)

Location: Northern Liberties Community Center, 700 N. 3rd Street (3rd & Fairmount)

(6:30) 302 Poplar St. (including 3rd St. through to Orianna St.) – CMX2 – Here Grigos – A return visit with a proposal for townhouses, residential building, parking and corner commercial space.

(7:15) 1034 N. Bodine St. – CMX3 – Adam Laver – A proposal for a 4 story 2 unit building (low on open space)

(7:45) 222 Brown St. – RSA5 – Svetlana Tikhonov – A proposal for an educational facility (not allowed if it’s in a semi-detached building) 

(8:15) 1041 N. Leithgow – RSA5 – Ian Smith – A proposal for a four story addition and parking space (height, rear yard

(8:45) 931 N. American St. – RSA5 – Brian Phillips – A return visit with a proposal for the demo and erection of a single family dwelling with parking (refusal for parking space, rear yard set back and front setback)

    May Zoning Agenda - Mon, May 21
    Zoning Motions are approved by the Board at the following month's board meeting, which is held the first Monday of the month. To review past zoning meeting minutes and approved motions find the applicable NLNA Board Meeting Minutes by clicking here: Board Meeting Minutes Location: Northern Liberties Community Center, 700 N.
    http://www.nlna.org

May 17

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE CURB TRAP PLUS 10FT, FAI & MAIN DRAIN - PA1# 2018-1340042 - "SELF-CERTIFICATION'S ARE NO LONGER PERMITTED" - "ALL EXCAVATIONS AND PLUMBING TRENCHES IN EXCESS OF 5 FEET IN DEPTH MUST HAVE APPROVED SHORING IN PLACE AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION"

    921 N RANDOLPH ST Issued May 14, 2018 Comment

May 16

Neighborhood Food Drive

Drop-off points include the NLNA office (700 N 3rd St), PlayArts (1241 N Front St),

UPS (3rd & Girard), and Spot’s Spot (123 W Girard).

This article has 2 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Drop-off points include the NLNA office (700 N 3rd St), PlayArts (1241 N Front St),

UPS (3rd & Girard), and Spot’s Spot (123 W Girard).

    Neighborhood Food Drive
    Although this idea started with "Instant Winner" free food coupons from Acme, donations from all sources are welcome. Drop-off points include the NLNA office ( 700 N 3rd St), PlayArts ( 1241 N Front St), UPS (3rd & Girard), and Spot's Spot ( 123 W Girard).
    http://www.nlna.org

May 15

Delco man walking mom's dog shot in Northern Liberties

It happened around 11 p.m. Monday along 7th and Wallace streets.

    Delco man walking mom's dog shot in NoLibs
    A Delaware County man is in critical condition after being shot twice while walking his mother's dog in the Northern Liberties section of Philadelphia. It happened around 11 p.m. Monday along 7th and Wallace streets.
    http://6abc.com

May 15

Mom's Dog Stays by Man's Side After He Is Shot

The 54-year-old Delaware County man was walking his mother’s dog when he was shot along North 7th Street near Wallace Street around 10:30 p.m. Monday, Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small said.

    Mom's Dog Stays by Man's Side After He Is Shot
    A dog refused to leave his owner's son's side after he was shot in North Philadelphia overnight.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

May 15

Delco man walking mom's dog shot in Philadelphia

It happened around 11 p.m. Monday along 7th and Wallace streets.

    Delco man walking mom's dog shot in Philadelphia
    A Delaware County man is in critical condition after being shot twice while walking his mother's dog in North Philadelphia. It happened around 11 p.m. Monday along 7th and Wallace streets. Police say the 54-year-old victim from Upper Darby was visiting his mother and went out to walk her dog when he was approached by two men who shot him in the neck and chest.
    http://6abc.com

May 14

One last reminder - Designs for our 2018 Camp...

One last reminder - Designs for our 2018 Camp T-shirt Contest are due by TOMORROW, May 15! Winner will receive a $50 gift card to the store or restaurant of your choice. More details at: http://nolibsrec.org/wp/summer-camp/t-shirt-design-contest/ Email your design to nolibscamp@gmail.com

    Northern Liberties Recreation Center
    One last reminder - Designs for our 2018 Camp T-shirt Contest are due by TOMORROW, May 15! Winner will receive a $50 gift card to the store or restaurant of your choice. More details at:...
    https://www.facebook.com

May 14

These nearby schools are looking for financial help on DonorsChoose.org:

May 13

  • USE PERMIT

    FOR THE CREATION OF ONE (1) ACCESSORY INTERIOR PARKING SPACE ACCESSORY TO PROPOSED BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL OFFICE IN AN EXISTING ONE STORY STRUCTURE IN BUILDING B ON THE SAME LOT WITH EXISTING THREE (3) FAMILY DWELLING (MULTI-FAMILY DWELLING) IN BUILDING A. NO SIGN ON THIS PERMIT (SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN THE APPLICATION). ** (SEPARATE BUILDING APPLICATION WITH PLANS IS REQUIRED FOR CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY)**

    410 FAIRMOUNT AVE Issued May 11, 2018 Comment

May 12

  • Theft

May 12

  • USE PERMIT

    FOR A BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL OFFICE AT FIRST FLOOR FRONT ( WITHIN THE FIRST 30FT OF BUILDING DEPTH FROM THE FRONT OF THE BUILDING LINE) ON THE SAME LOT MULTI-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING ( FIVE(5) DWELLING UNITS) FROM FIRST FLOOR REAR THROUGH FOURTH FLOORS. NO SIGN ON THIS APPLICATION.

    716 N 3RD ST Issued May 10, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL HOUSE TRAP, FAI, AND 1" WATER LINE-PA1#20181301185-"SELF-CERTIFICATION'S ARE NO LONGER PERMITTED" - "ALL EXCAVATIONS AND PLUMBING TRENCHES IN EXCESS OF 5 FEET IN DEPTH MUST HAVE APPROVED SHORING IN PLACE AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION"

    834 N ORKNEY ST Issued May 10, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL HOUSE TRAP, FAI, AND 1" WATER LINE-PA1#20181301185-"SELF-CERTIFICATION'S ARE NO LONGER PERMITTED" - "ALL EXCAVATIONS AND PLUMBING TRENCHES IN EXCESS OF 5 FEET IN DEPTH MUST HAVE APPROVED SHORING IN PLACE AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION"

    832-34 N ORKNEY ST Issued May 10, 2018 Comment
  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF AN ATTACHED STRUCTURE (MAX. 38 FT HIGH) WITH ROOF DECK ACCESSED BY A ROOF DECK ACCESS STRUCTURE (MAX. 90 SF) (TO CONTAIN STAIRS & LANDING ONLY). FOR USE AS SINGLE FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING WITH ONE (1) ACCESSORY INTERIOR OFF-STREET PARKING SPACE. SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN THE APPLICATION/PLAN.

    848 N LEITHGOW ST Issued May 10, 2018 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 3 NEW 20AMP BRANCH CIRCUIT FOR GFCI AND RECEPTACLES FOR KITCHEN CONNECTS TO EXISTING PANEL AS PER 2008 NEC (SFD)

    941 N LAWRENCE ST Issued May 10, 2018 Comment

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