26 hours ago

  • DEMOLITION PERMIT

    INTERIOR DEMOLITION OF NON-BEARING PARTITIONS.

    718 KATER ST Issued June 22, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    FULL WATER SERVICE 3/4" FOOTWAY STREET OPENING ROUGH PLUMBING FINISH PLUMBING KITCHEN LAUNDRY ROOM 2 FULL BATHROOMS HALF BATHROOM

    772 S 6TH ST Issued June 22, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    REPAIR AND REPLACE EXISTING ROOF DECK IN KIND (NO CHANGES TO EXISTING STRUCTURE FOOT PRINT AS PER AP# 013399)(DETAILS AS SHOWN ON THE PLAN).

    633 CATHARINE ST Issued June 22, 2018 Comment

28 hours ago

Friends of Vare-Washington shared a link.

    "Fun Safe Philly Summer" hands out free meals to children.
    Live Broadcast WATCH NOW WATCH LIVE No child should ever go hungry. That's the goal behind a program that kicked off Tuesday in North Philadelphia. Mayor Jim Kenney joined the organization "Fun Safe Philly Summer" in handing out free meals to children at Reyburn Park.
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38 hours ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Philadelphia Juneteenth Musicfest & Parade Arrives in Center City and the Historic District, June 22-23
    Tuesday, June 19 marks the 153rd anniversary of the announcement of the abolition of slavery in the U.S. and, in Philadelphia, a major two-day affair celebrates the day. The Philadelphia Juneteenth Musicfest & Parade, hosted by the Philadelphia Community of Leaders (PCOL), is now in its third year and invites everyone out to honor enslaved ancestors and celebrate African-American freedom.
    https://www.uwishunu.com

2 days ago

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    EZ PERMIT STADARDS ALTERATIONS-REPAIR AND UP-GRADE ONE SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING; INSTALL GYPBOARD, KITCHEN CABINETS, AND FINISHES, TRIM, FLOORING, AND OTHER FINISHES. 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.

    708-10 FULTON ST Issued June 21, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE HOUSE DRAIN, CURB TRAP & FRESH AIR INLET - PA1# 2018-1714045 -"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"

    721-23 PEMBERTON ST Issued June 21, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE 1" WATER SERVICE FROM MAIN TO METER-PA1#20181700379-"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"

    620-24 S 8TH ST Issued June 20, 2018 Comment

2 days ago

Are you welcoming family and friends to the P...

Are you welcoming family and friends to the Philadelphia area this summer? Take a break from sightseeing and cheesesteak sampling and get creative in Fleisher's studios. New this summer, JumpstART workshops are single-session workshops that provide an introduction to our rich offerings and specialized studios. Lead by renowned teaching artists, the workshops are a welcoming and fun way to engage with art and share the experience with loved ones. Registration at fleisher.org is just $25 per person and all supplies are included. You will walk away with a new understanding of a creative medium and an original artwork!

    Fleisher Art Memorial
    Are you welcoming family and friends to the Philadelphia area this summer? Take a break from sightseeing and cheesesteak sampling and get creative in Fleisher's studios. New this summer, JumpstART...
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2 days ago

Bella Vista Neighbors Association is at Frien...

Tonight! Hawaiian inspired instrumental jazz.

    Bella Vista Neighbors Association
    Bella Vista Neighbors Association, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1,189 likes · 17 talking about this · 10 were here. Bella Vista Neighbors Association...
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2 days ago

Want to learn more about #READYCommunity? Joi...

Want to learn more about #READYCommunity? Join us next week at the Widener Free Library for a #READYHome household preparedness workshop and an introduction to our workshop series focused on building a neighborhood emergency plan!

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Want to learn more about #READYCommunity? Join us next week at the Widener Free Library for a #READYHome household preparedness workshop and an introduction to our workshop series focused on building...
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2 days ago

“Drag and cabaret is a space for permission, ...

“Drag and cabaret is a space for permission, right? Let’s be loose, let’s really be ourselves by being someone else. I think Mr. Rogers is a space for permission of feeling.,” - John Jarboe Read more of the WHYY interview at the link below. You Can Never Go Down the Drain is now running through July 1.

    Philly cabaret artist offers neighborly homage to Mr. Rogers
    "When I was very young, I had a dog that I loved very much. Her name is Mitzi. She got to be old, and she died," confessed Fred Rogers in the 1970 "Death of a Goldfish" episode of "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood." "When she died, I cried."
    https://whyy.org

2 days ago

Friends of Vare-Washington shared Philadelphi...

    Philadelphia Mayor's Office of Education
    Spread the word! PHLpreK is now enrolling children in FREE quality pre-K for the 2018-19 academic year! Find a program for your child today ➡ http://www.phlprek.org/programs/
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2 days ago

Magical home on a Queen Village alley lists for $275K

802 South 6th Street [Christina Cardone, Keller Williams]

    Magical home on a Queen Village alley lists for $275K
    A funky little Queen Village home, with almost every room on its own floor, just dropped on the market for $275,000. The home is minimalist and stunning. It sits off a quiet, pedestrian-only alleyway. The bright green front door opens into a first floor room, with a brick fireplace and enough space to spread out.
    https://philly.curbed.com

3 days ago

  • ADDITION PERMIT

    CONSTRUCTION OF THIRD STORY ADDITION, ROOF DECK, AND ACCESS PILOT HOUSE (FOR STAIRS AND LANDING ONLY).

    603 FULTON ST Issued June 18, 2018 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 200AMP SERVICE AND TOTAL REWIRE OF SFD W/ 62 RECEPTACLES,28 SWITCHES,67 LIGHTS,2-120 15AMP LINE HEATING UNIT,2-230V 30AMP AC COMPRESSORS,4 CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTOR SMOKE COMBO,6-SMOKE DETECTOR,120 BATTERY BACK UP,HOT WATER TANK,230V 30AMP LINE DISHWASHER,GARBAGE DISPOSAL AND LINE FOR PHONE AND CABLE AS PER 2008 NEC (SOUTH DISTRICT)

    610 S 7TH ST Issued June 19, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    INTERIOR DEMO OF NON-LOAD BEARING WALLS ONLY, NO STRUCTURAL WORK ON THIS PERMIT,REMOVE AND REPLACE MOLDED DRYWALL, REPOINT EXTERIOR MASONARY ,AND REPLACE WINDOWS AND DOORS INTO EXISTING OPENINGS

    725 S 6TH ST Issued June 19, 2018 Comment
  • ZONING PERMIT

    CONSTRUCTION OF THIRD STORY ADDITION, ROOF DECK, AND ACCESS PILOT HOUSE (FOR STAIRS AND LANDING ONLY)

    603 FULTON ST Issued June 18, 2018 Comment
  • ADDITION PERMIT

    FOR THE INTERIOR / EXTERIOR ALTERATIONS AND RENOVATION WITH THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE THIRD STORY ADDITION OVER AN EXISTING TWO (2) STORY SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING AS PER PLANS,

    757 S 6TH ST Issued June 19, 2018 Comment
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3 days ago

QVNA News You Can Use - June 21, 2018 - It'...

QVNA News You Can Use - June 21, 2018 - It's summer in Queen Village! Where's the nearest public pool? When's the next Parks on Tap? Is QVNA really moving to South Street on Monday? Discover these answers and so much more! Read this week's QVNA News You Can Use . . . . https://mailchi.mp/qvna/qvna-news-you-can-use-june-21-2018

    Queen Village Neighbors Association
    QVNA News You Can Use - June 21, 2018 - It's summer in Queen Village! Where's the nearest public pool? When's the next Parks on Tap? Is QVNA really moving to South Street on Monday? Discover these...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Jury convicts man in fatal shooting of 8-year-old Camden girl

Brown belonged to the Centerville Bloods and was feuding with Amir Dixon, a member of the Hoover Crips, authorities said. Their dispute spilled into the streets in the 900 block of South Eighth Street, close to the child’s house, in the early evening hours of Aug. 24, 2016.

    Jury convicts man in fatal shooting of 8-year-old Camden girl
    A Superior Court jury on Thursday convicted a 20-year-old man for the 2016 death of Gabrielle "Gabby" Hill-Carter, an 8-year-old Camden girl who was struck in the head by a stray bullet while playing outside her home.
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

Earlier this week, Mark B. Goodheart became t...

Earlier this week, Mark B. Goodheart became the president of our board of directors. Get to know Mark, whose family boasts several generations of Fleisher students, as well as the three new board members joining us, too. Welcome aboard, Mark!

    Mark B. Goodheart Becomes Board President - Fleisher Art Memorial
    On Tuesday, June 19, Fleisher welcomed new board president Mark B. Goodheart, a trial lawyer, counselor, and principal of Philadelphia's The Goodheart Firm, P.C. Goodheart has long been a student at Fleisher, and two of his children can regularly found in the Saturday Young Artist Program.
    http://fleisher.org

3 days ago

John Jarboe is ready to play pretend on the W...

John Jarboe is ready to play pretend on the Wilma's main stage. 'You Can Never Go Down the Drain' is now running through July 1: https://goo.gl/So65DV

    The Wilma Theater
    John Jarboe is ready to play pretend on the Wilma's main stage. 'You Can Never Go Down the Drain' is now running through July 1: https://goo.gl/So65DV
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3 days ago

Our Homeland Security experts would like to t...

Our Homeland Security experts would like to tweet today, however this is all they are allowed to share.... #LynnandEmmaTwitterTakeover

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Our Homeland Security experts would like to tweet today, however this is all they are allowed to share.... #LynnandEmmaTwitterTakeover
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Happy National Make Music Day! Featured here...

Happy National Make Music Day! Featured here is an image from Shenandoah National Park. The photograph’s label reads, “Native mountaineers make mountain music for visitors in the Shenandoah National Park, high in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia.” This photograph is available through NARA’s online catalog: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/30249284. Want to learn more about our holdings related to the National Parks Service and more? You can check out our online catalog (www.catalog.archives.gov) and make an appointment to view our holdings at the National Archives at Philadelphia by calling (215) 305-2044 or emailing philadelphia.archives@nara.gov. Today’s post was written by Megan Kelly, Research and Writing Intern with the National Archives at Philadelphia. Shenandoah National Park Blue Ridge Mountains #MakeMusicDay #Music #ShenandoahNationalPark #NationalParks #NPS

    National Archives at Philadelphia
    Happy National Make Music Day! Featured here is an image from Shenandoah National Park. The photograph's label reads, "Native mountaineers make mountain music for visitors in the Shenandoah National...
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4 days ago

4 days ago

Bella Vista Neighbors Association shared Brau...

9th Anniversary June 25th benefiting South Street Police Mini Station

    Brauhaus Schmitz
    So many people have been through these doors over the years! It's truly humbling to think about it as we come up on Anniversary #9! Please, join us on Monday June 25 at 7PM to help us celebrate...
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

It's now up to the jury. Did a N.J. man kill a child during a bloody Camden gang war?

Authorities say Brown, 20, belonged to the Centerville Bloods and was feuding with Amir Dixon, a member of the Hoover Crips.  Their dispute spilled into the streets in the 900 block of South Eighth Street, close to the child’s house, in the early evening hours of August 2016.

    It's now up to the jury. Did a N.J. man kill a child during a bloody Camden gang war?
    Closing arguments were held in the riveting murder trial of Tyhan Brown, an alleged Centerville Blood gang member charged with killing an 8-year-old Camden girl who was caught in the crossfire during a street shooting two years ago. Gabrielle "Gabby" Hill-Carter was riding her bike outside her house when a stray bullet hit her in the head.
    http://www.philly.com

4 days ago

Seger Park added 7 new photos.

It was a busy night at the park last night, Bria Young Basketball camp,Soccer Shots, Wolfstock Parks and Recreation and Sprinkler all running. Gotta Love Seger!!!

    Seger Park
    Seger Park, Philadelphia, PA. 1.1K likes. Seger Park is the size of a city block and contains a playground, Tennis Courts, Basket Ball Courts and Dog Park
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Happy Summer! With the weather getting hot p...

Happy Summer! With the weather getting hot please note that the sprinkler is scheduled on M-F 1:30 pm to Dusk. Volunteers MAY be available to turn it on at other times but can’t be guaranteed. We are in the process of installing a timer and will post the new hours once installation is complete.

    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Office of Transportation & Infrastructure Systems
    Want to help us make Philly Free Streets a success on August 11? Sign up to volunteer! This year, we are teaming up with SERVEPhiladelphia to make our volunteer experience 💯! Register today & tell...
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

July/August 2018

In this issue, we explore the end of Philadelphia’s industrial age, the abandonment of housing in South Philadelphia, and efforts to revitalize the neighborhood that would become Queen Village. Download PDF

    July/August 2018
    In this issue, we explore the end of Philadelphia's industrial age, the abandonment of housing in South Philadelphia, and efforts to revitalize the neighborhood that would become Queen Village. Download PDF https://issuu.com/qvna/docs/july_2018
    https://qvna.org

4 days ago

Fake Façades: “The Polyester of Brick”

Undertakers, 809 South 9th Street, March 19, 1954. (PhillyHistory,org)

This article has 1 other Philadelphia location (Show)

1328 Walnut Street. October 27, 1949. (PhillyHistory.org)

    Fake Façades: "The Polyester of Brick"
    "If you enjoy the finer things of life, good cheer and good times in a beautiful atmosphere-if you take pride in your home-the FormStone club room is for you," read an advertisement in December 1949. "That 'lost' space in your cellar can become the loveliest room you ever saw, with a FormStone beauty treatment.
    https://www.phillyhistory.org

4 days ago

Alley gardens are the best. #alleygarden #phi...

Alley gardens are the best. #alleygarden #philly #washwest #urbanism #pride

    Washington Square West Civic Association
    Washington Square West Civic Association, Philadelphia, PA. 736 likes. Making Wash West safer, cleaner and greener.
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Bella Vista Neighbors Association shared Phil...

    Philadelphia Parks & Recreation
    Swing back to the 1940s with the REV Theatre Company! A quartet of quirky performers will be putting on three cabaret-style shows in South Philly parks. These events are FREE and open to audiences of...
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Do you have important phone numbers memorized...

Do you have important phone numbers memorized? In case of an emergency, you may not have easy access to your cell phone or contact list. Who would you call? Find our family emergency plan here www.phila.gov/ready

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Do you have important phone numbers memorized? In case of an emergency, you may not have easy access to your cell phone or contact list. Who would you call? Find our family emergency plan here...
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    LEVEL I REPAIRS (NO CHANGE OF OCCUPANCY) FOR THE REMOVAL AND REPLACEMENT OF REAR PORTION OF SIDE EXTERIOR WALL OF AN EXISTING MULTI-FAMILY DWELLING AS PER APPROVED PLANS AND ATTACHED ENGINEER'S REPORT.

    914 PINE ST Issued June 15, 2018 Comment

5 days ago

Seger Dog Park is at Seger Park.

Come check out FlyingDutchman Seger Park!!! Eat at the park while listening to tunes by Nero Catalano or take to go dinner!!!

    Seger Dog Park
    Come check out FlyingDutchman Seger Park!!! Eat at the park while listening to tunes by Nero Catalano or take to go dinner!!!
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

We Love Queen Village shared South Street Hea...

    Bistro Romano Italian Restaurant Philadelphia Best Romantic RestaurantBistro Romano
    Bistro Romano Italian restaurant in Philadelphia is the best romantic restaurant in Philadelphia. Call for reservations. (215) 925-8880
    http://www.bistroromano.com

5 days ago

Pools, frozen treats and the Shore: Guide to coping with Philly's heat and humidity

John’s Water Ice, 801 Christian St.

Sweet Charlie’s, 1921 Walnut St. and 711 Walnut St.

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The Franklin Fountain, 116 Market St.

Little Baby’s Ice Cream, 2311 Frankford Ave.

Sweet Charlie’s, 1921 Walnut St. and 711 Walnut St.

    Pools, frozen treats and the Shore: Guide to coping with Philly's heat and humidity
    The Philadelphia region is getting a taste of dangerous summer heat - but there are plenty of ways to stay cool. A combination of high temperatures and humidity made it feel hotter than 100 degrees Monday. While relief may be on the way, the dog days of summer are nowhere near over.
    http://www.philly.com

5 days ago

Fleisher Art Memorial added 7 new photos.

Ready to work with glass? In her four-week summer workshop, Elaine Erne will guide you through techniques such as annealing and painting with glass powders to create beautiful sculptural glass tiles. Learn more and register today at: http://bit.ly/2I13ufz.

    Fleisher Art Memorial
    Fleisher Art Memorial added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

QV's Own Bistrot La Minette made the list of ...

QV's Own Bistrot La Minette made the list of Philadelphia's top 5 places to eat French food!

    Philadelphia's 5 best spots to indulge in French fare
    Craving French food? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best high-end French restaurants around Philadelphia, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to satisfy your cravings. Photo: Parc/Yelp Topping the list is Parc. Located at 227 S. 18th St.
    http://6abc.com

5 days ago

Seger Park shared their post.

Not just for dogs...see you tonight.

    Seger Park
    Come get your music on
    https://www.facebook.com

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