1 hour 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

12 hours ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL CURB TRAP,FAI AND 1" WATER SUPPLY LINE PA20173000586 "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"

    731 KIMBALL ST Issued January 16, 2018 Comment

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18 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

19 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

19 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

21 hours ago

We're proud to see two Fleisher teaching arti...

We're proud to see two Fleisher teaching artists, Grimaldi Baez and Ricky Yanas, involved in this. Read more about their discoveries and don't miss the exhibition, which is on view at Tiger Strikes Asteroid in Kensington through February 17.

    In Puerto Rico, Philadelphia artists find activism in wake of hurricanes
    In the aftermath of the multiple hurricanes that hit Puerto Rico last year, a group of Philadelphia artist rallied $14,000 in donations, used to send solar powered lights and water filters to the island. "That's what was asked for. Those were the things that were needed," said Grimaldi Baez, who was born on the island and still visits frequently.
    https://whyy.org

23 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

24 hours ago

Friends of Vare-Washington shared their event...

Join us tonight at Lilypad!

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

26 hours ago

Weather update: all afternoon and evening cla...

Weather update: all afternoon and evening classes will run as scheduled today.

    Fleisher Art Memorial
    Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA. 7,666 likes · 316 talking about this · 3,327 were here. One of the country's first community arts centers,...
    https://www.facebook.com

27 hours ago

Come to our Happy Hour tomorrow night - we pr...

Come to our Happy Hour tomorrow night - we promise we won't complain about trash delays. (ICYMI, collection 1 day behind this week due to MLK holiday)

    News of Bella Vista Jan. 17
    The Bella Vista Neighbors Association is the Registered Community Organization that serves residents of Bella Vista, which is bounded by 6th and 11th Streets, South Street and Washington Avenue. BVNA improves Bella Vista's quality of life, facilitates and augments the delivery of government services, strengthens community bonds, encourages civic involvement, provides a public and neutral discussion forum, and promotes dialogue with elected officials.
    http://mailchi.mp

28 hours ago

Good snowy morning! Our morning classes will ...

Good snowy morning! Our morning classes will run as scheduled today. We will be keeping an eye on the weather and will post further updates about the status of our afternoon and evening classes.

    Fleisher Art Memorial
    Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA. 7,666 likes · 316 talking about this · 3,327 were here. One of the country's first community arts centers,...
    https://www.facebook.com

36 hours ago

36 hours ago

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    836 Christian St., Philadelphia, 19147-3929 January 14, 2018 Comment

43 hours 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

Bella Vista Neighbors Association shared Star...

    Starr Garden Neighbors and Friends
    Starr Garden Neighbors and Friends, Philadelphia, PA. 975 likes · 12 talking about this · 432 were here. Starr Garden Friends and Neighbors: Community group dedicated to maintaining and improving...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

It's not uncommon to see our little friends f...

It's not uncommon to see our little friends from The Giving Tree Daycare and Preschool in our galleries, where their inquisitive little voices can be heard asking questions about the work hanging there. We're still in awe of the gingerbread version of Fleisher they constructed with their teacher, Cori, for the Center / Architecture + Design's Gingerbread Architecture Challenge. Receiving an honorable mention is a huge achievement. Looks like we might have the next crop of design professionals on our hands!

    2017 Winning Entries | Center / Architecture + Design
    AIA Philadelphia, AIAPhiladelphia.org AIA Bookstore and Design Center, AIAbookstore.com Charter High School for Architecture & Design, chadphila.org Community Design Collaborative, cdesignc.org
    https://www.philadelphiacfa.org

2 days ago

Commercial Robbery 6608 Frankford Ave DC 18 15 002179

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    Commercial Robbery 6608 Frankford Ave DC 18 15 002179
    On January 9, 2018, at 10:08 am, an unknown white male entered the Dunkin Donuts located at 6608 Frankford Avenue and handed an employee, a 19 year-old female, a demand note demanding money from the cash register while motioning that he was armed with a handgun.
    https://www.youtube.com/

2 days ago

  • Theft

    • Thefts

      800 Block Montrose St. January 8, 2018 @ 1:51 p.m. Comment

2 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

3 days ago

Who is playing at our Happy Hour this Thursda...

Who is playing at our Happy Hour this Thursday? 846 Social Club, that's who. Of course, the group features musicians from Bella Vista. They'll play acoustic American roots music including Tom Waits and Johnny Cash. Get your tickets today: https://bella-vista-neighbors-association.ticketleap.com/winter-2018-happy-hour/ And invite your friends! https://www.facebook.com/events/508337462876444/ (photo credit: Stephen Tolton)

    Bella Vista Neighbors Association
    Who is playing at our Happy Hour on Thursday? 846 Social Club, that's who. Of course the group features musicians from Bella Vista. They'll play acoustic American roots music including Tom Waits and...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Who is playing at our Happy Hour on Thursday?...

Who is playing at our Happy Hour on Thursday? 846 Social Club, that's who. Of course the group features musicians from Bella Vista. They'll play acoustic American roots music including Tom Waits and Johnny Cash. Get your tickets today: https://bella-vista-neighbors-association.ticketleap.com/winter-2018-happy-hour/ (photo credit: Stephen Tolton)

    Bella Vista Neighbors Association
    Who is playing at our Happy Hour on Thursday? 846 Social Club, that's who. Of course the group features musicians from Bella Vista. They'll play acoustic American roots music including Tom Waits and...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

At Acadia, he hopes to make the good times roll

...a budding culinary career for business school, will open Acadia, a Creole-Cajun restaurant, at 824 S. Eighth St. in Bella Vista on Saturday. He envisions Acadia, named after the French speakers from Canadian...

    At Acadia, he hopes to make the good times roll
    Philadelphia isn't exactly a hotbed of New Orleans cuisine. The city does, however, have a full slate of people entering the restaurant business. Sean Nevins, 43, who years ago traded a budding culinary career for business school, will open Acadia, a Creole-Cajun restaurant, at 824 S. Eighth St.
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

Just a reminder that we are closed today. We ...

Just a reminder that we are closed today. We hope you have a good holiday and we will see you tomorrow!

    Fleisher Art Memorial
    Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA. 7,666 likes · 316 talking about this · 3,327 were here. One of the country's first community arts centers,...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

3 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

3 days ago

Cold weather got you down? Get out of the hou...

Cold weather got you down? Get out of the house this week and meet up with neighbors at our Happy Hour. Buy your tickets today.

    Winter 2018 Happy Hour
    Winter is great for cocooning, not so great for meeting up with neighbors. We have a solution: a Wintertime Happy Hour - the perfect way to catch up with friends and meet new people, conveniently right in the neighborhood. Join us at Al Zaytouna ("the Olive Tree"), an Eastern Mediterrranean BYOB restaurant near 9th & Christian.
    https://bella-vista-neighbors-association.ticketleap.com

4 days ago

Contributions in memory of Rita Heller may b...

Contributions in memory of Rita Heller may be made to Fleisher Art Memorial, 719 Catharine Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19147

    View RITA HELLER's Obituary and express your condolences
    RITA HELLER passed away in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Funeral Home Services for RITA are being provided by Goldsteins' Rosenberg's Raphael-Sacks. The obituary was featured in Legacy on January 2, 2018.
    http://www.legacy.com

4 days ago

Nico Westerdale shared a photo to Bella Vista...

    Nico Westerdale
    Nico Westerdale updated the group photo in Philadelphia Domino Topplers Club - at Charles Santore Library.
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    ISNTALL 2 NEW CIRCUITS TO KITCHEN FOR GFI OUTLETS, REWIRE 2 BATHROOMS AND ADD 8 OUTLETS IN BEDROOMS AS PER 2008 NEC (SOUTH DISTRICT)

    1216 S 7TH ST Issued January 12, 2018 Comment
  • DEMOLITION PERMIT

    EZ INTERIOR DEMOLITION- FOR THE INTERIOR DEMOLITION ON NON-BEARING PARTITION WALL AND CEILINGS AS PER ATTACHED STANDARD. DEVIATIONS FROM THESE STANDARDS REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION AND SITE PLANS.

    900 CHRISTIAN ST Issued January 12, 2018 Comment

4 days ago

Kindergarten Registration starts on Tuesday!!...

Kindergarten Registration starts on Tuesday!! Come to school - 601 Carpenter St, Main Office - and sign your kiddo up!! Here is all the info: https://www.philasd.org/studentplacement/wp-content/uploads/sites/19/2018/01/K-Registration-Flyer-2018-2019-English.pdf We can’t wait to meet to newest members of the awesome Nebinger community! (And don’t forget above the Nebinger community happy hour at For Pete’s Sake in Friday! Happy hour info: https://www.facebook.com/events/715844935267572/?ti=icl) #wearenebinger

    Friends of Nebinger
    Kindergarten Registration starts on Tuesday!! Come to school - 601 Carpenter St, Main Office - and sign your kiddo up!! Here is all the info:...
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

6 days ago

Bella Vista Neighbors Association shared Andr...

    Jackson MLK Day of Service
    Come join fellow families and community members at Jackon's MLK Day of Service. We will be doing a deep clean of the building, painting, refurbishing...
    https://www.facebook.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

6 days ago

The humble pencil is a requirement on nearly ...

The humble pencil is a requirement on nearly every Fleisher class and workshop supply list. Have you ever thought about how they are made? This beautiful photo essay looks at how General Pencil Company takes raw wax, paint, cedar planks, and graphite to create art's most ubiquitous tool.

    Inside One of America's Last Pencil Factories
    Over the past few years, the photographer Christopher Payne visited the factory dozens of times, documenting every phase of the manufacturing process. His photographs capture the many different worlds hidden inside the complex's plain brick exterior. The basement, where workers process charcoal, is a universe of absolute gray: gray shirts, gray hands, gray machines swallowing gray ingredients.
    https://www.nytimes.com

6 days ago

If your trash or recycling was not picked up,...

If your trash or recycling was not picked up, report your block to the Streets department customer service line or via the 311 app.

    Philadelphia Streets:
    Learn what residents and businesses need to know about trash collection and recycling.
    http://www.philadelphiastreets.com

6 days ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE WATER SERVICE (SFD)PA20180081777 "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"

    1041 S 6TH ST Issued January 10, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    ROUGH IN 1 BATHROOM 1 POWDER ROOM, 1 KITCHEN SINK THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004

    1216 S 7TH ST Issued January 10, 2018 Comment

6 days ago

Fleisher Art Memorial shared United Way of Gr...

Looking to meet young professionals in Philadelphia committed to philanthropy and volunteerism? Might we suggest hanging out with our pals from Young Friends of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and #ProjectNEXT at the Philadelphia Museum of Art on Wednesday, January 24?

    Young Professionals Across Philadelphia (YPAP)
    United Way's Project NEXT and the Young Friends of the Philadelphia Museum of Art are teaming up once again to bring together young professionals...
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

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

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