3 hours ago

Flash Flood Watch issued by @NWS_MountHolly. ...

Flash Flood Watch issued by @NWS_MountHolly. In effect from 11am through this evening. Be aware of your local street and waterway flooding hazards. Never walk or drive through floodwater. More info ➡️ nixle.us/A9PNJ

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26 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.
    https://beta.phila.gov

35 hours ago

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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3 days ago

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 6-LIGHTS & 8-RECEPTACLES AS PER NEC 2008 SOUTH DISTRICT

    1736 S 9TH ST Issued July 12, 2018 Comment

4 days ago

Philadelphia City Planning Commission Meeting

...Bok LP (‘Owner’) to construct, own and maintain a proposed loading dock extension encroachment at 1901 South 9th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148, all under certain terms and conditions.” Introduced by Councilmember Squilla on June...

14. Action Item: Bill No. 180702 “An Ordinance legalizing an existing garage extension encroachment at 1815 South 8th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148, all under certain terms and conditions.” Introduced by Councilmember Squilla on June 21, 2018.

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10. Action Item: Bill No. 180601 “An Ordinance legalizing an existing stairway enclosure at 2048 S. 21st Street, Philadelphia, PA 19145, under certain terms and conditions.” Introduced by Councilmember Johnson on June 7, 2018 (Presented by Sarah Chiu)

...Item: Bill No. 180692 “An Ordinance legalizing an existing wood deck and ramp encroachment at 1338-1344 Rising Sun Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19140 (‘Property’), under certain terms and conditions.” Introduced by Councilmember Greenlee for Council...

15. Redevelopment agreement with WPRE V, LP, to allow for the construction of a community center and twenty units of affordable housing on 3712-20, 3713-17, 3723, 3729-33, 3735-39, and 3846 Melon Street (West PhiladelphiaRedevelopment Area).

16. Redevelopment agreement with Brian Skoblar to allow for the use of an adjacent parcel at 2215 E. Harold Street as a residential side yard (New Kensington-Fishtown Redevelopment Area).

17. Redevelopment agreement with Theodore Marko to allow for the use of an adjacent parcel at 2217 E. Harold Street as a residential side yard (New Kensington-Fishtown Redevelopment Area). 

    Philadelphia City Planning Commission Meeting
    1. Action item: Approval of the Meeting Minutes for June 12, 2018. 2. Executive Director's Update. 3. Staff Presentation: Draft Philadelphia2035 Upper Northwest District Plan (Presented by Matt Wysong) 4. Action Item: Acceptance of Society Hill Neighborhood Plan (Presented by Ian Litwin, Rosanne Loesch, Society Hill Civic Association, & Laura Ahramjian, KSK Architects, Planners, Historians) 5.
    http://planphilly.com

4 days ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE WATER HEATER

    919 CROSS ST Issued July 11, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE WATER HEATER

    617 WATKINS ST Issued July 11, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    DEMOLISH EXISTING CABINTRY ONE INTERIOR WALL AND REPLACE EXISTING RADIATOR. NEW CLOSET, NEW WALLS NRE TOILET SINK NEW CABINTRY APPLIANCES

    1736 S 9TH ST Issued July 10, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE CURB TRAP AND HOUSE DRAIN INTO BASEMENT PA ONE CALL #2018-1861383

    1421 S 8TH ST Issued July 10, 2018 Comment

6 days ago

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 09

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Jul 07

Where to find boozy water ice around Philadelphia

1338 S. 10th St.

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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

  • 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
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 200AMP SERVICE COMPLETE WITH GROUND WIRE THROUGHOUT OUTLETS,SWITCHES,LIGHTS,GFCI AND SMOKE DETECTORS PER 2008 NEC(SFD)

    741 WATKINS ST Issued June 28, 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
  • 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
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    PARTIAL ELECTRICAL ALTERATIONS IN AN EXISTING BUILDING AS PER 2008 NEC.

    1606-10 S 8TH ST Issued June 27, 2018 Comment
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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

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    NEW CONSTRUCTION ROUGH IN PEX WATER LINES, PVC DRAINS, HOUSE STACK, MAIN DRAIN, WATER HEATER, GARBAGE DISPOSAL, 3 FULL BATHS AND 1 KITCHEN SINK.THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADEPHIA PLUBMING CODE 2004

    807 FERNON ST Issued June 28, 2018 Comment
  • DEMOLITION PERMIT

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

    730 EARP ST Issued July 2, 2018 Comment

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

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...
    https://www.facebook.com

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

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

Jul 03

Gymnastics camp is still on for tonight and T...

Gymnastics camp is still on for tonight and Thursday. Please stay safe getting here tonight! SUPER STAR Studios

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Jul 03

Friends of Vare-Washington shared a Page.

Please follow Philadelphia Board of Education!

    Philadelphia Board of Education
    Philadelphia Board of Education. 47 likes · 10 talking about this. The Philadelphia Board of Education ensures quality schools in every neighborhood through governance of the School District.
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Jul 03

Staff from our Regional Integration Center, G...

Staff from our Regional Integration Center, Grants, & Public Engagement divisions in the heat with @PhillyPolice getting equipment in place for tomorrow's Welcome America celebration. Diverse job descriptions, uniform emergency management skills! #July4thPhilly

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Staff from our Regional Integration Center, Grants, & Public Engagement divisions in the heat with @PhillyPolice getting equipment in place for tomorrow's Welcome America celebration. Diverse job...
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Jul 03

Philly on the 4th is filled with fun, free ev...

Philly on the 4th is filled with fun, free events. Bringing kids to tomorrow’s Welcome America parade, concert, and fireworks? First listen to health & safety tips from top docs at @stchrishospital & @HUHospitalPHL ⬇️ #July4thPhilly

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Philly on the 4th is filled with fun, free events. Bringing kids to tomorrow's Welcome America parade, concert, and fireworks? First listen to health & safety tips from top docs at @stchrishospital...
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Jul 03

Endangered Missing Person – Rocco Ferlaino – from the 3rd District

The Philadelphia Police Department needs the public’s assistance in locating 83 year-old Endangered Missing Person Rocco Ferlaino. He was last seen between the hours of 3:00 P.M.-6:00 P.M., on Monday, July 3rd, 2018, on the 1600 block of S 8th St.

    Philly Police Blog | Endangered Missing Person - Rocco Ferlaino - from the 3rd District
    The Philadelphia Police Department needs the public's assistance in locating 83 year-old Endangered Missing Person Rocco Ferlaino. He was last seen between the hours of 3:00 P.M.-6:00 P.M., on Monday, July 3rd, 2018, on the 1600 block of S 8th St.
    https://blog.phillypolice.com

Jul 03

Jul 02

Celebrating July 4th in Philly? Stay connecte...

Celebrating July 4th in Philly? Stay connected to important weather, transit, and Welcome America event updates from the City. Get free alerts to your phone by texting AMERICA to 888-777. #July4thPhilly #IndependenceDay

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Celebrating July 4th in Philly? Stay connected to important weather, transit, and Welcome America event updates from the City. Get free alerts to your phone by texting AMERICA to 888-777....
    https://www.facebook.com

Jul 02

When the sun goes down, temps can stay up. Ci...

When the sun goes down, temps can stay up. Cities, like Philadelphia, experience an “urban heat island effect” due to less tree cover & vegetation, paved surfaces, & taller building structures that reduce airflow. Be cautious at night. Check neighbors ⬇️ https://beta.phila.gov/2018-06-15-part-of-the-plan-heat-and-home/

    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.
    https://beta.phila.gov

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