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13 hours ago

Rebel Propaganda and Deep Doodles by a Wild Pessimist: A Streets Dept Oral History with Marisa Velázquez-Rivas, Philadelphia Street Artist On the Rise

...like to think no artist intends on becoming a catapult of gentrification. I live on 6th and Snyder in South Philly near Mifflin Square Park. I paste around there and the neighbors love...

    Rebel Propaganda and Deep Doodles by a Wild Pessimist: A Streets Dept Oral History with Marisa Velázquez-Rivas, Philadelphia Street Artist On the Rise
    Post by Streets Dept Contributor, Phillip Reid, photos by Conrad Benner Welcome to the Streets Dept Oral History Project, a new 20-week series created by Streets Dept's first-ever intern, Phillip Reid. Over the course of this series we will be collecting and sharing the stories of a mix of 20 street artists, graffiti writers, muralists, and public arts leaders all...
    http://streetsdept.com

42 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:____...
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42 hours ago

Friends of Vare-Washington updated their cove...

    Friends of Vare-Washington
    Friends of Vare-Washington updated their cover photo.
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44 hours ago

Head to the park today!! The food truck and a...

Head to the park today!! The food truck and a farmers market are there, and the spray fountain will be on!! 💦💕🍓🍅🍚🍲

    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL A NEW 100AMP SERVICE, PANEL,METER & GROUNDING, WIRE & INSTALL NEW DEVICES: RECEPTACLES,SWITCHES,LIGHTS,FIXTURES,SMOKE CO DETECTORS AS PER 2008 NEC (SOUTH DISTRICT)

    915 HOFFMAN ST Issued July 12, 2018 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

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

    1736 S 9TH ST Issued July 12, 2018 Comment

2 days ago

We're ready for next week's GSK Science in th...

We're ready for next week's GSK Science in the Summer program! #GSKSIS #ScienceofSpace

    Whitman Library - Free Library of Philadelphia
    We're ready for next week's GSK Science in the Summer program! #GSKSIS #ScienceofSpace
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2 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

3 days ago

  • 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
  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    INSTALLATION OF RESIDENTIAL FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 13-D THROUGHOUT A THREE (3) STORY STRUCTURE WITH BASEMENT AND PILOT HOUSE (SINGLE-FAMILY DWELLING). THIS IS A MULTI-PURPOSE SYSTEM UTILIZING A COMBINED ONE INCH (1") DOMESTIC AND FIRE SERVICE LINE WITH REMOTE TOILET CONNECTION PER PLANS. SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR ALL PLUMBING WORK.

    607 HOFFMAN ST Issued July 10, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE WATER HEATER

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

    FOR RECONFIGURATION OF TENANT SPACE B04, PORTION OF SPACE B0 AND PORTION OF COMMON SPACES TO CREATE A NEW TENANT SPACE B4 FOR A BREWERY TO INCLUDE BOTTLING AND/OR CANNING, WHOLESALE AND DISTRIBUTION IN SPACE B4 IN THE BASEMENT WITH ALL OTHER USES AS PREVIOUSLY APPROVED IN AN EXISTING STRUCTURE (SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN THE APPLICATION). NO SIGN ON THIS PERMIT.

    1901 S 9TH ST Issued July 10, 2018 Comment

3 days ago

Chat, caffeinate, and color with other adults...

Chat, caffeinate, and color with other adults tomorrow morning! Find us in the meeting room starting at 10:30.

    Whitman Library - Free Library of Philadelphia
    Chat, caffeinate, and color with other adults tomorrow morning! Find us in the meeting room starting at 10:30.
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3 days ago

Come read and craft with us today at 4! This ...

Come read and craft with us today at 4! This week's theme is spirals 😀

    Whitman Library - Free Library of Philadelphia
    Come read and craft with us today at 4! This week's theme is spirals 😀
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5 days ago

  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    USE REGISTRATION-SINGLE FAMILY STRUCTURE, SEE ATTACHED PLAN-AS BUILT HEIGHT CHANGE 35'-1" FROM THE ORGININAL 33'-6" TO THE ROOF WITH DECK AND PILOT HOUSE.

    710 HOFFMAN ST Issued July 9, 2018 Comment

5 days ago

A great night at the park!!

A great night at the park!!

    Mifflin Square Park (6th & Ritner)
    A great night at the park!!
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5 days ago

The fountain is in til 7 tonight!!

The fountain is in til 7 tonight!!

    Mifflin Square Park (6th & Ritner)
    The fountain is in til 7 tonight!!
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

The spray fountain will be on tonight during ...

The spray fountain will be on tonight during the friends meeting. 5:45 to 7pm!! Come and cool off. 💦

    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

6 days ago

Tonight in the meeting room!

Tonight in the meeting room!

    Whitman Library - Free Library of Philadelphia
    Tonight in the meeting room!
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Jul 09

Jul 08

Jul 07

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL 2 WATER CLOSETS,2 LAVY SINKS, 1 TUB, 1 KITCHEN SINK 1 LAUNDRY - THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004 - DOES NOT INCLUDE GARBAGE DISPOSAL OR DISHWASHER

    741 WATKINS ST Issued June 29, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    EZ PERMIT STANDARD ALTERATIONS- FOR ALTERATIONS TO AN EXISTING ONE FAMILY DWELLING AS PER ATTACHED STANDARD. DEVIATIONS FROM THIS STANDARD WILL RESULT IN PERMIT REVOCATION AND REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION PLANS.

    2024 S 9TH ST Issued June 28, 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
  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF AN ONE (1) INCH COMBINED SERVICE LINES FOR A FIRE & DOMESTIC SUPPLY LINE. MULTIPURPOSE RESIDENTIAL FIRE SPRINKLER SYSTEM DESIGNED IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 13D. ALL WORK SHALL BE ACCORDANCE WITH APPROVED PLANS, HYDRAULIC CALCULATIONS, AND APPROVED BUILDING PERMIT.

    1940 S 6TH ST Issued June 29, 2018 Comment
  • 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
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Jul 05

Today's Crafternoon program, featuring beads ...

Today's Crafternoon program, featuring beads that change color in the sun!

    Whitman Library - Free Library of Philadelphia
    Today's Crafternoon program, featuring beads that change color in the sun!
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Jul 05

Come cool off and craft with us today at 4!

Come cool off and craft with us today at 4!

    Events: Crafternoon
    Join us for a new story and craft every week. For children and families. Children under seven must be accompanied by an adult.
    https://libwww.freelibrary.org

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