2 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
    https://www.phillymag.com

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30 hours ago

August 16: Bella Vista Night at the Phillies Double Header

(215) 627-0057

    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

30 hours 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:____...
    http://docs.google.com

31 hours ago

Friends of Vare-Washington updated their cove...

    Friends of Vare-Washington
    Friends of Vare-Washington updated their cover photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

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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.
    http://www.philly.com

4 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.
    https://mailchi.mp

4 days ago

  • 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"

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  • 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

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  • 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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5 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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5 days ago

Zoning meeting tonight.

Zoning meeting tonight.

    Bella Vista Neighbors Association
    Zoning Meeting Tue., May 8, 7:30 Palumbo Rec. Center (10th & Fitzwater)
    https://mailchi.mp

6 days ago

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!!
    http://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

Jul 07

Where to find boozy water ice around Philadelphia

1338 S. 10th St.

This article has 4 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

750 S. 7th St.

5110-5120 Pentridge St. 

102 W. Girard Ave.

116 N. 3rd St. 

    Where to find boozy water ice around Philadelphia
    Frozen cocktails are available all over the city. And on a warm day, there's absolutely nothing wrong with slurping down a pyramid of trendy frosé. But if you want a real Philly summer treat, seek out the real deal.
    https://billypenn.com

Jul 07

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    FOR LEVEL II INTERIOR ALTERATIONS, WITHOUT A CHANGE IN OCCUPANCY, TO AN EXISTING GROUP B OFFICE/GROUP S-2 STORAGE & PARKING GARAGE TENANT ON THE FIRST FLOOR OF AN EXISTING TWO (2) STORY ATTACHED STRUCTURE, AS PER PLANS; SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR ALL MEP/FSP WORK; BUILDING IS CURRENTLY SPRINKLERED THROUGHOUT IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 13; NO SIGNS ON THIS PERMIT.

    1606-10 S 8TH ST Issued June 28, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE CURB TRAP,MAIN DRAIN AND FAI (SFD)PA20181863266

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  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF A NFPA 13D FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM FOR A SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING. FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM SERVICED BY A ONE INCH FIRE SERVICE LINE WITH A WATER METER ASSEMBLY. ALL WORK TO BE DONE PER APPROVED PLANS. IF FIELD CONDITIONS VARY CONTACT DESIGN ENGINEER PRIOR TO THE START OF ANY WORK. FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM TO BE INSTALLED IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 13D STANDARD. PLEASE SEE AP#884752 FOR APPROVED PLANS AND DOCUMENTATION.

    1605 S 6TH ST Issued July 5, 2018 Comment
  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF A NFPA 13D FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM FOR A SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING. FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM SERVICED BY A ONE INCH FIRE SERVICE LINE WITH A WATER METER ASSEMBLY. ALL WORK TO BE DONE PER APPROVED PLANS. IF FIELD CONDITIONS VARY CONTACT DESIGN ENGINEER PRIOR TO THE START OF ANY WORK. FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM TO BE INSTALLED IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 13D STANDARD.

    1601 S 6TH ST Issued July 5, 2018 Comment
  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF A NFPA 13D FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM FOR A SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING. FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM SERVICED BY A ONE INCH FIRE SERVICE LINE WITH A WATER METER ASSEMBLY. ALL WORK TO BE DONE PER APPROVED PLANS. IF FIELD CONDITIONS VARY CONTACT DESIGN ENGINEER PRIOR TO THE START OF ANY WORK. FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM TO BE INSTALLED IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 13D STANDARD. PLEASE SEE AP#884752 FOR APPROVED PLANS AND DOCUMENTATION.

    1603 S 6TH ST Issued July 5, 2018 Comment
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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 06

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

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    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.

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  • 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.

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  • USE PERMIT

    USE TO RETAIL SALES OF FOOD, BEVERAGES AND GROCERIES ON FIRST FLOOR SPACE "A" IN AN EXEXISTING TWO (2) STORY STRUCTURE.

    636 FEDERAL ST Issued June 29, 2018 Comment
  • DEMOLITION PERMIT

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

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  • 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
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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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Jul 04

From the city where it started, wishing every...

From the city where it started, wishing everyone a safe and happy July 4th and a wonderful summer full of memories! #IndependenceDay #July4thPhilly

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    From the city where it started, wishing everyone a safe and happy July 4th and a wonderful summer full of memories! #IndependenceDay #July4thPhilly
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Jul 04

Visiting Philly for Welcome America events at...

Visiting Philly for Welcome America events at Independence Mall or the Parkway today? Bring enough water or refillable water containers. Find water and misting stations along the Parkway. Stay cool, take indoor or shade breaks from the sun #July4thPhilly www.phila.gov/welcomeamerica

Jul 04

News of Bella Vista, sponsored by Charge Perf...

News of Bella Vista, sponsored by Charge Performance and Wellness. PS. City pools are scheduled to be OPEN today from noon to 5 pm.

    News of Bella Vista July 4
    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.
    https://mailchi.mp

Jul 04

Happy Independence Day! Stay cool, be safe, a...

Happy Independence Day! Stay cool, be safe, and enjoy the holiday. (Mural at 8th & Kimball)

    Bella Vista Neighbors Association
    Happy Independence Day! Stay cool, be safe, and enjoy the holiday. (Mural at 8th & Kimball)
    https://www.facebook.com

Jul 04

Welcome America public safety info; ADA acces...

Welcome America public safety info; ADA accessibility, street closures, meet-up locations, and tips to help keep your kids safe #July4thPhilly #PartyOnTheParkway #Fireworks ⬇️

    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

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