11 hours ago

From South Street Headhouse District: The sch...

From South Street Headhouse District: The scheduled resurfacing of South Street will proceed from Broad to Front Streets beginning TONIGHT July 16 at 7pm. City contractors are scheduled to begin by milling and grading, (removing the top layer of asphalt) of South Street. Hours for milling will be from 7:00pm to 5:00am. Prep work around the manholes should start the following day after the milling is complete. Prep work hours are from 7:00am to 3:30pm. The paving itself is scheduled to take place on July 23rd to July 26th at night from 7:00pm to 5:00am.(Note: Exact dates may push due to weather delays.) Please look for NO PARKING SIGNS and other parking restriction during this period. Vehicles on the street will be moved by the City of Philadelphia. If you vehicle is relocated due to construction, call Philadelphia Police at 215-686-3030. Bike corrals have been removed and will be replaced after the paving is complete.

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14 hours ago

Temps towards the 90’s today and tomorrow. Fi...

Temps towards the 90’s today and tomorrow. Find your cool place: Take a break from the sun. Know the signs of heat stress. Helpful health info from our partners from @PHLPublicHealth ⬇️

    Part of the Plan: Heat and Home | Office of Emergency Management
    Part of the Plan is the Office of Emergency Management's monthly video series where we open our public safety plans and partnerships. Something we value at OEM is informing and including the public as to your roles in our plans. As we say: You are the Public in Public Safety.
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23 hours ago

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31 hours ago

Great interview with Emily Smith, who lives i...

Great interview with Emily Smith, who lives in Bella Vista AND is executive director of Philadelphia's Magic Gardens. Fun fact: the gardens are dog-friendly!

    Welcome | Philadelphia Magazine
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47 hours ago

2 days ago

August 16: Bella Vista Night at the Phillies Double Header

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    August 16: Bella Vista Night at the Phillies Double Header
    Join neighbors for a fun afternoon and evening at Citizens Bank Park with the showdown between the Phillies and the Mets. BVNA has reserved seats in section 211, each $30 ticket includes a donation to BVNA. One Ticket is good for both games! Click here for payment form.
    http://www.bellavistaneighbors.org

2 days ago

Hello friends! As you may know, we are curren...

Hello friends! As you may know, we are currently fundraising to rebuild the Vare Washington schoolyard. If you would like to help support or project, please consider purchasing a tshirt. A link to the order form is below. You can mail payment to me (email marianne.schilling@gmail.com for my address), or bring it to our meeting on July 25. Deadline for orders is August 1. Thank you for your support!

    Shirtfundraiserorderform
    Vare-Washington Elementary Schoolyard Kick-Off Fundraiser Help raise money to help fund our schoolyard and show your school spirit during your Summer Break: Future Schoolyard (photo credit: Community Design Collaborative) NAME: _______________________ PHONE:____...
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2 days ago

Friends of Vare-Washington updated their cove...

    Friends of Vare-Washington
    Friends of Vare-Washington updated their cover photo.
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2 days ago

3 days ago

  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    (1) INSTALL A MITSUBISHI A/C SYSTEM 2.5 TONS WITH ALL MATERIALS FOR A COMPLETE INSTALLATION.

    925 WASHINGTON AVE Issued July 10, 2018 Comment
  • ZONING PERMIT

    LOT ADJUSTMENT TO CREATE ONE (1) LOT FROM THREE (3) EXISTING LOTS (1033 S 9TH STREET, 1035 S 9TH STREET, AND 1037 S 9TH STREET). SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON PLANS AND APPLICATION.

    1033 S 9TH ST Issued July 11, 2018 Comment
  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF AN ATTACHED STRUCTURE WITH A BALCONY AT THE 2ND FLOOR REAR. SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON PLANS AND APPLICANT. FOR USE AS SINGLE FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING.

    727 CARPENTER ST Issued July 11, 2018 Comment
  • ZONING PERMIT

    LOT ADJUSTMENT TO CREATE ONE (1) LOT FROM THREE (3) EXISTING LOTS (1033 S 9TH STREET, 1035 S 9TH STREET, AND 1037 S 9TH STREET). SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON PLANS AND APPLICATION. SEE A/P NO 881633 FOR PLANS.

    1035 S 9TH ST Issued July 11, 2018 Comment
  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF AN ATTACHED STRUCTURE WITH A BALCONY AT THE 2ND FLOOR REAR. SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON PLANS AND APPLICANT. FOR USE AS SINGLE FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING.

    729 CARPENTER ST Issued July 11, 2018 Comment
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5 days ago

Congrats to Ralph's Italian Restaurant on you...

Congrats to Ralph's Italian Restaurant on your new shop. Bella Vista is truly a food lover's paradise!

    Ralph's in South Philly opens a food shop 2 doors away
    Ralph's Restaurant, which bills itself as the oldest family-run Italian restaurant in the country, has something new two doors away: Ralph's Grab & Go, a shop selling made-to-order sandwiches ($9 to $12) and square pizzas ($13 to $16), as well as refrigerated South Philly-style prepared foods, such as sauces, mozzarella, roasted peppers, and entrees such as chicken Parm, eggplant Parm, lasagna, and manicotti.
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5 days ago

News of Bella Vista, July 11 edition. Visit o...

News of Bella Vista, July 11 edition. Visit our website to subscribe to our weekly emailed newsletter.

    BVNA News July 11
    School news The Nebinger School playground (accessible from 6th Street between Montrose and Carpenter) is now open for summer hours, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. every day. For rules and more information, go here. The Andrew Jackson Home and School Association will be hosting incoming kindergartner play dates on Saturday (July 14) from 10 a.m.-noon, at Capitolo Playground, 9th & Federal streets, and on Saturday, Aug.
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5 days ago

  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL CENTRAL AIR 100,000 BTU OF HEAT 92% EFF 4 TONS OF AIR WITH DUCTWORK RETURNS AND FEEDS IN BASEMENT

    911 WASHINGTON AVE Issued July 9, 2018 Comment
  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL CENTRAL AIR 80,000 BTU OF HEAT 92% EFF 3 TONS OF AIR WITH DUCTWORK RETURNS & FEEDS IN BASEMENT, 3RD FLOOR 40,000 BTU 92% EFF 2 TONS OF AC WITH DUCTWORK

    606 EARP ST Issued July 9, 2018 Comment
  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL CENTRAL AIR 80,000 BTU OF HEAT 92% EFF 3 TONS OF AIR WITH DUCTWORK RETURNS & FEEDS IN BASEMENT, 3RD FLOOR 2 TONS OF AC 40,000 BTU OF HEAT 92% EFF WITH DUCTWORK

    608 EARP ST Issued July 9, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLCE HOUSE DRAIN,HOUSE TRAP AND FAI-PA1#20181870291-"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"

    616 ANNIN ST Issued July 9, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    RENOVATIONS TO AN EXISTING THREE (3) STORY SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING. SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON PLANS

    709-11 ALTER ST Issued July 9, 2018 Comment
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6 days ago

PGW is replacing gas pipeline in our area. Se...

PGW is replacing gas pipeline in our area. See link for details.

    If you are a PGW customer , there will be a temporary interruption in your service on the day your home or business is connected to the newly installed gas main. A PGW contractor will leave a notice on your door stating the anticipated date of service interruption at your home or business.
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6 days ago

Zoning meeting tonight.

Zoning meeting tonight.

    Bella Vista Neighbors Association
    Zoning Meeting Tue., May 8, 7:30 Palumbo Rec. Center (10th & Fitzwater)
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Jul 09

Check out our event page below. Dear Fleisher...

Check out our event page below. Dear Fleisher, a biennial exhibition and sale Thanks Kees Holterman for vid. More to come!!

    Fleisher Art Memorial
    Check out our event page below. Dear Fleisher, a biennial exhibition and sale Thanks Kees Holterman for vid. More to come!!
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Jul 08

Jul 06

July 10: Bardascino Park Summer Concert Series

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    July 10: Bardascino Park Summer Concert Series
    The Bardascino Park Summer Concert Series continues on Tuesday, July 10, at 7 p.m., at 10th and Carpenter streets with a performance by Chelsea Reed and the Fairweather Five. (Rain date: Wednesday, July 11). Swing dance group Jazz Attack will be on hand at 6:30 p.m. to provide free dance lessons.
    http://www.bellavistaneighbors.org

Jul 05

Philly cheesesteak: Everything you need to know

Million Dollar Steak Sandwich at 815 Wharton St., a row house a short walk from Pat’s King of Steak’s and the company’s registration address

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Pat’s Steaks Sandwiches, 3251 Ridge Ave., in the Strawberry Mansion section near what was then a trolley turnaround and is now a bus station

    Philly cheesesteak: Everything you need to know
    Here's a guide to Philadelphia's most-famous sandwich. It is a sandwich made of thinly sliced beef - usually frozen chip steak - cooked on a griddle and served on a sliced roll with cheese and either "wit" or "witout" onions. The cheese is typically American cheese, provolone or melted Cheez Whiz.
    http://www.philly.com

Jul 05

  • DEMOLITION PERMIT

    INTERIOR DEMO OF NON LOAD BEARING PARTITIONS ONLY. (SFD)

    730 EARP ST Issued July 2, 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.

    725 FEDERAL ST Issued July 3, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    1-FULL RENOVATIONS INTERIOR STAIRS TO REMAIN, FLOOR JOIST IN FIRST FLOOR, SECOND FLOOR & THIRD FLOOR ARE TO REMAIN (THEY ARE IN GOOD CONDITION). WE ARE MAKING IMPROVEMENT IN STRENGTHNING STAIR OPENINGS. 2- BRICK FACADE WILL BE RECONE USING STUD WALL TIED TOHT EFLOOR & 4" BRICK (NEW) FACE WILL BE DONE BY CODE. 3- THRIRD FLOOR CEILING/ROOFING FAFTERS WILL BE SISTERED W/NEW 2X10 TO IMPROVE IT AND CREATE A NICE CATHEDERAL CEILING. 4- HOUSE ENVELOPE HAS NO CHANGE. 5- PLUMBING, ELECTRIC LICENSED PROFESSIONAL WILL APPLY FOR PERMIT. (THIS IS SINGLE FAMILY HOUSE).

    725 FEDERAL ST Issued July 3, 2018 Comment
  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 65,000 BTU 95% EFF FURNACE 2 TON COIL 2 TON CONDENSER WITH DUCTWORK

    616 KIMBALL ST Issued June 29, 2018 Comment
  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF A TWO (2) INCH FIRE SERVICE LINE WITH BACKFLOW PREVENTOR FOR THE INSTALLATION OF A FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM AS PER NFPA 13/13R AS PER APPROVED PLANS AND CALCULATIONS.

    811-13 ALTER ST Issued July 2, 2018 Comment
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Jul 05

Jul 04

Welcome America events on the Parkway will li...

Welcome America events on the Parkway will likely see rain start within the next 30 to 45 minutes. The storms are moving past the city towards the west and will begin to break up as the evening moves on. Currently, there is no change in schedule to the concert or fireworks based on weather forecasts. The City and partners are closely monitoring the weather and the potential for any hazardous conditions to approach the parkway. Please be aware and cautious of wet conditions. #july4thPhilly

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Jul 04

For event-goer’s safety, Welcome America even...

For event-goer’s safety, Welcome America events are a no drone zone on the Parkway. See a drone? Give @PhillyPolice a location and description #July4thPhilly #NoDroneZone https://beta.phila.gov/2018-06-29-plans-for-the-2018-wawa-welcome-america-festival/

    Plans for the 2018 Wawa Welcome America Festival | Office of Special Events
    PHILADELPHIA - Welcome America, Inc. and Mayor Jim Kenney are hosting 50 free events that will create the 2018 Wawa Welcome America seven-day festival taking place Thursday, June 28 through Wednesday, July 4. The Wawa Welcome America festival celebrates American history, education and Philadelphia.
    https://beta.phila.gov

Jul 04

Let's Eat: A chef surfaces in Chesco; LaBan delivers cold dessert truths

I was in South Philly recently at John’s Water Ice (701 Christian St.), where they do all the classics well but I’m especially partial to subtler specials...

...paleta shops of South Philly, meanwhile, are also not to be denied. At La Guerrerense (1143 S. Ninth St.), you can taste sample tropical flavors including tamarind, gansito “Mexican twinkies,” chile-marbled mango pops...

...with more intensity than the “chamoyada” at Paletas Y Helados Bambino just across the street (1142 S. Ninth St.), where the tart mango slushies are drizzled with a vivid red chamoy sauce that is...

This article has 14 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

1807 Washington Ave., 5-7 p.m. Monday-Friday

...of Das Good Inc. partnered with former Fond co-owner Tory Keomanivong at Tipsy Bistro (3131 Walnut St.) in the Left Bank space formerly occupied by The Fat Ham. At their cozy, wallet...

...the son of an Italian diplomat, fills a pressing knead in Center City with Rione (102 S. 21st St.), which specializes in Roman pizza al taglio – the light, airy, generously topped pizza. Crovelli sells...

...search terms include “Fishtown,” “hip,” and “tasty,” the top hit likely would be Cheu Fishtown (1416 Frankford Ave.). Set in an old carriage house, the boisterous, graffitoed bar (a sibling of Cheu in...

The end is near for Jose Garces’ 24 Wood-Fired Fare, his Italian concept at 2401 Walnut St. that opened in late 2016. His rep could not share a timeline. The shutdown is...

The carved meats from Jake’s Sandwich Board at 122 S. 12th St. have given way to chicken and egg sandwiches.

Crab house opens on July 6 beneath Jolly’s Piano Bar at 110 Chestnut St. The grand opening on July 10 will feature a comp raw bar, $1 drafts, and $1 cocktails from 5 to 7 p.m., as well as $5 steamed crabs from 5 p.m. until close

Six Feet Under, the pub at 727 Walnut St., has been resurrected. It’s still dark and mysterious, but the theme is more of a restaurant.

...the ultimate old-school lemon ice (filled with bits of rind) at Lucio Mancuso & Son (1902 E. Passyunk Ave.), where Phil Mancuso also makes an excellent chocolate-flavored ice. The lucky members of exclusive...

...treat near the stadiums, meanwhile, my other preferred stop is Pop’s Homemade Italian Ice (1337 W. Oregon Ave.), where the Italiano family has been serving natural juice-flavored ices since the original “Pop...

...go well beyond water ice these days. The Lil’ Pop Shop in both West Philly (265 S. 44th St.) and Rittenhouse (229. S. 20th St.) has mastered the new-age Popsicle with fresh-fruit...

...nondairy blueberry lemonade that is the definition of quenching. Cutting-edge contemporary restaurants like Cadence (161 W. Girard Ave.) are riffing fancy off the Asian “shave ice” tradition by creating snow from frozen oat...

...spots to sample some more traditional Asian ice desserts, like the Malaysian “ABC” at Penang (117 N 10th St.) in Chinatown, a veritable mountain of shaved ice streaked with red rose syrup and condensed...

...to town in recent years. My current favorite is the Taiwanese shave ice specialist Winterfell (32 S. 40th St.) in University City where blocks of flavored ice (strawberry; green tea; black sesame) are spun...

    Let's Eat: A chef surfaces in Chesco; LaBan delivers cold dessert truths
    Why are Main Liners trekking out to Kennett Square for dinner? I share a theory. Also this week, I tip you to a pub in University City, a novel pizzeria in Center City, and a noodle-focused bar in Fishtown. Oh, and is it hot enough for you?
    http://www.philly.com

Jul 04

Great option for families and friends. Take a...

Great option for families and friends. Take advantage of jumbotrons to watch the Welcome America concert. Several locations on the Parkway. Find them in our in-the-go story map ⬇️ #July4thPhilly www.phila.gov/welcomeamerica

    Story Map Journal
    This story map was created with the Story Map Journal application in ArcGIS Online.
    http://phl.maps.arcgis.com

Jul 04

Old school Welcome America concert....1776 st...

Old school Welcome America concert....1776 style. #BenFranklinRockStar #FifeAndDrum #July4thPhilly #IndependenceDay

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Old school Welcome America concert....1776 style. #BenFranklinRockStar #FifeAndDrum #July4thPhilly #IndependenceDay
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Jul 04

Celebrating July 4th in Philadelphia with Wel...

Celebrating July 4th in Philadelphia with Welcome America’s Party on the Parkway, concert, & fireworks? Take a second to be connected to free event, transit, & weather updates. Text AMERICA to 888-777 #July4thPhilly #IndependenceDay

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Celebrating July 4th in Philadelphia with Welcome America's Party on the Parkway, concert, & fireworks? Take a second to be connected to free event, transit, & weather updates. Text AMERICA to...
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