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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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17 hours ago

Penn's Landing was live.

We are celebrating #juneteenth at the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing. Come join the fun. The festivities continue until 8pm tonight!

    Penn's Landing
    We are celebrating #juneteenth at the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing. Come join the fun. The festivities continue until 8pm tonight!
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32 hours ago

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45 hours ago

ICYMI: Get free skating admission at Blue Cro...

ICYMI: Get free skating admission at Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest for yourself + 3 guests if you're an Independence Blue Cross cardholder https://bit.ly/1JcLERy! (Skate rental not included) 🎉🎉🎉

    Penn's Landing
    ICYMI: Get free skating admission at Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest for yourself + 3 guests if you're an Independence Blue Cross cardholder https://bit.ly/1JcLERy! (Skate rental not included) 🎉🎉🎉
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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

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    WIRING OF LIGHTS, SWITCHES, RECEPTACLES, TV, PHONE, INTERCONNECTED SMOKE AND C/O ALARM. INSTALL 200A SERVICE, 40- CIRCUITS... PER 2008 NEC FOR A ONE FAMILY BUILDING

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    REPLACE YARD DRAIN & RAIN LEADER

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2 days ago

How does fried Tastykakes and scrapple, kettl...

How does fried Tastykakes and scrapple, kettle corn, a vegan Buffalo Bleu chick'n sandwich, or a frozen strawberry daiquiri sound? Amazingly wonderful, right? These are just some of the 12+ ways you can eat and drink your way down the waterfront this summer. Learn more in our latest blog post 👇! 😲🎉🤤🍟🍔🍨🦀

    16 Best Eats and Drinks on the Waterfront
    1. Buffalo Bleu chick'n sandwich and banana whips at the new HipCityVeg location at Spruce Street Harbor Park Sustained by Univest. All vegan all the time. 2. Happy Hour on The Deck Philly at the Moshulu. Be sure to try one of the signature wine pops. 3.
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2 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...
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2 days ago

We have two awesome FREE festivals at the Gre...

We have two awesome FREE festivals at the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing this weekend. Celebrate freedom fought and freedom won to end slavery in the US during the Philadelphia Juneteenth Musicfest & Parade June 23 and then come back June 24 to celebrate Irish culture with performances, music, and more at the Philadelphia Irish Festival. Both events are part of the PECO Multicultural Series. All ages. Learn more in this Philadelphia -- visitphilly.com article! 👇

    35 Amazing Things to Do in Philly This June
    With the arrival of the splendid summer season comes an abundance of festivals and events celebrating arts, culture, food and drink, music and more all across Philadelphia. The grand Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts - which attracted one million people in 2016 - returns for 10 days of awe-inspiring, avant-garde performance art.
    https://www.visitphilly.com

3 days ago

Penn's Landing added 4 new photos.

The waterfront is the place to be for music all summer long. You can enjoy free concerts at The Great Plaza at Penn's Landing thanks to our amazing sponsors PECO, Pennsylvania Lottery, Liberty Coca-Cola Beverages, Philadelphia -- visitphilly.com, Live Nation Philadelphia, City of Philadelphia Government https://bit.ly/1mujQkq!🎶🎉😀😲😍🎶

    Penn's Landing
    Penn's Landing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 53,498 likes · 1,597 talking about this · 114,879 were here. Philadelphia's premier waterfront destination.
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3 days ago

Penn's Landing updated their cover photo.

    Penn's Landing
    Penn's Landing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 53,485 likes · 1,597 talking about this · 114,851 were here. Philadelphia's premier waterfront destination.
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3 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

3 days ago

We love it when you tag us in your selfies an...

We love it when you tag us in your selfies and awesome waterfront pics. Keep them coming, and for a little more inspiration ... 😍!

    The 10 Most Instagrammable Spots In Philly - Society19
    Philadelphia is commonly thought to be a dirty city. While this may not be 100%, there are some areas of the city that are nice. If you want to capture the perfect Instagram picture, check out these 10 most Instagrammable spots in Philly!
    https://www.society19.com

4 days ago

Here are several awesome concerts to keep on ...

Here are several awesome concerts to keep on your radar! Don't miss: Dropkick Murphy's and Flogging Molly Ticket Raid and Bus Trip!, Ray LaMontagne, WXPN Welcomes Dr. Dog with Special Guest (Sandy) Alex G, Radio 104.5 Presents Paramore: The After Laughter Summer Tour (Tour 5) at The Festival Pier at Penn's Landing and Foreigner - Juke Box Heroes Tour, 102.9 WMGK's Heavy Hitter John Fogerty / ZZ Top: Blues and Bayous Tour, Chris Stapleton, and Radio 104.5's 11th Birthday Show - Day Two at the BB&T Pavilion!🎶

    Penn's Landing
    Here are several awesome concerts to keep on your radar! Don't miss: Dropkick Murphy's and Flogging Molly Ticket Raid and Bus Trip!, Ray LaMontagne, WXPN Welcomes Dr. Dog with Special Guest (Sandy)...
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4 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

4 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

Queen Village Neighbors Association shared Pa...

    Home
    Autumn Arrives with a full Plate of Events for South Street The SouthStreet Headhouse District is looking forward to lively fall, with numerous events that deliver a wide variety of cultural, musical, culinary, and civic programming. Sunday Sept 10 - Greenfest Philly presented by the Clean Air Council Bainbridge Green Since 2006, this popular event provides a...
    http://qvna.org

6 days ago

25 Outstanding Things To Do In Philly This Week, June 18-24

Where:Gloria Dei Old Swedes Episcopal Church, 916 S. Swanson Street

This article has 15 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Where:Franklin Square, 200 N. 6th Street

Where:Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Spruce Street Harbor Park, 301 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:SugarHouse Casino, 1001 N. Delaware Avenue

...m. Nearly two dozen Old City eateries plan to serve their tasty offerings outside on 2nd and Market streets, which will be closed to vehicular traffic. Local bands and dueling pianists provide non...

Where:Various locations including Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar, 10 S. 2nd Street

Where:Dilworth Park, 1 S. 15th Street

Where:Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, 1020 South Street

...day celebration on Friday and Saturday. An evening concert and Historical Ceremony takes place at 600 Market Street on Friday, while a lively parade begins in Center City and ends at a cultural...

Where:American Swedish Historical Museum, 1900 Pattison Avenue

To commemorate the summer solstice, crowds fill the 100 block of N. Mole Street for this free and fun-for-all-ages annual block party and festival. Revelers can...

Where:Lovett Park, 6945 Germantown Avenue

Where:Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad Street

Where:Clark Park, 4300-4398 Baltimore Avenue

Where:Philadelphia Zoo, 3400 W. Girard Avenue

    25 Outstanding Things to Do in Philly this Week
    Old City | Photo by A. Ricketts for Visit Philadelphia Night Market in the Gayborhood, Manayunk Arts Festival, Old City Eats and more... The summer season officially arrives on Thursday (!) with the summer solstice and with it comes a whole week of warm-weather Philly fun.
    https://www.uwishunu.com

Jun 16

Celebrate Irish culture with live performance...

Celebrate Irish culture with live performances by Derek Warfield & The Young Wolfe Tones, Jamison Celtic Rock, + Irish Dancing, bagpipes and more at the Philadelphia Irish Festival June 24. Part of the PECO Multicultural series at the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing. All ages. The event is free! https://bit.ly/2xwsknO! *** Please note: This event was rescheduled due to rain on the original date.

    Penn's Landing
    Celebrate Irish culture with live performances by Derek Warfield & The Young Wolfe Tones, Jamison Celtic Rock, + Irish Dancing, bagpipes and more at the Philadelphia Irish Festival June 24. Part of...
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Jun 16

Travel + Leisure chose Philly as one of the t...

Travel + Leisure chose Philly as one of the top 4 travel destinations, and Spruce Street Harbor Park sustained by Univest Corporation is one of the main reasons why people love visiting the city of brotherly love 👇!!

    T+L Summer Shortlist: The Best Things to Do in Philadelphia
    Here's what to do in Philadelphia this summer, from relaxing in pop-up and community gardens to exploring the city's exciting art scene.
    https://www.travelandleisure.com

Jun 15

For the first time ever, we're bringing you ...

For the first time ever, we're bringing you Philadelphia Juneteenth Musicfest & Parade part of the PECO Multicultural Series. A celebration of freedom fought and freedom won to end slavery in the United States, Philadelphia Community of Leaders have expanded the event into two days of festivities, starting with a wreath-hanging ceremony on June 22nd and ending with a parade, festival, children’s village, and marketplace at Penn's Landing on the 23rd http://juneteenthphilly.org/! 🎉

    Penn's Landing
    For the first time ever, we're bringing you Philadelphia Juneteenth Musicfest & Parade part of the PECO Multicultural Series. A celebration of freedom fought and freedom won to end slavery in the...
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Jun 15

Review your property tax bill carefully.

Review your property tax bill carefully.

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Jun 15

Celebrate Dad with Tasty deals throughout Sou...

Celebrate Dad with Tasty deals throughout South Philly, including QV's Puyero Venezulean Flavor!

    Celebrate Dad with Tasty Freebies in South Philly
    Several restaurants in South Philly are offering special deals for Dads this Father's Day, Sunday June 17th. They include: 1180 S. 10th St. (215) 463-0868, http://www.slicepa.com On Sunday, June 17 , purchase a large pizza for the family and Dad receives a free small pizza of any variety on the menu.
    http://www.passyunkpost.com

Jun 15

We had a great turnout last night for QVNA's ...

We had a great turnout last night for QVNA's Volunteer Celebration and June General Meeting. And thanks, Councilman Squilla for joining our celebration. Great to see you again! Queen Villagers, as you dine out this weekend, please be sure to visit and thank the following businesses that so generously donated last night's food & beverage: Famous 4th Street Deli, For Pete's Sake, New Wave Cafe, Pietro's, Little Italy Pizzeria, and Yards Brewing Co. #Queenvillagelovesvolunteers, #Famous4thstreetdeli,#Forpetessakepub, #Newwavecafe, #Pietros, #LittleItalyPizzeria, #YardsBrewingCompany

    Queen Village Neighbors Association
    We had a great turnout last night for QVNA's Volunteer Celebration and June General Meeting. And thanks, Councilman Squilla for joining our celebration. Great to see you again! Queen Villagers,...
    https://www.facebook.com

Jun 15

6/16 -- Flea Market and Music & Art Event at CAPITOLO Park!

Flea Market with LIVE Music and Art in the Park!
Saturday, June 16th (9am to 3pm)
CAPITOLO Park, 9th & Federal Streets in South Philly

LIVE paint event with Anthony Torcasio, Seper, Priscilla Bell, Ben Howard, Sagamoor, Lawren Alice, with music by The Parlor, Doug Kaetz, Mark Nestman, Barrett Bohr, ShaneGreat, Ircasim, featuring New Sound Brass Band!

Jun 15

Penn's Landing added 2 new photos.

Fun, Free and more Fun for the little ones in your life on Penn's Landing. Enjoy stories and songs with Learn Listen Play at Storytime in the Lodge at Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest this Saturday, then come back for Sundays with PopUpPlay at #SSHP Sustained by Univest Corporation Sunday! Fun starts at 11:30am both days. Learn more here 👉 https://bit.ly/1mujQkq! 🎶📚😀🎉

    Penn's Landing
    Penn's Landing added a new photo.
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Jun 14

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    REPLACE CURB TRAP, FAI & MAIN DRAIN INTO HOUSE REPLACE 3/4 WATER SERVICE WITH NEW 3/4 COPPER PA20181584063 SELF CERTIFICATION NO LONGER ACCEPTED ALL TRENCHES IN EXCESS OF 5 FT MUST HAVE APPROVED SHORING AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION.

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Jun 13

What will $1,400 rent you in Queen Village?

Listed at $1,400/month, this 600-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment is located at 616 S. Fourth St.

Check out this 2,088-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom residence that's located at 795 S. Third St. It's listed for $1,300/month.

    What will $1,400 rent you in Queen Village?
    Curious just how far your dollar goes in Queen Village? According to Walk Score, this Philadelphia neighborhood has excellent walkability, is quite bikeable and offers many nearby public transportation options. Data from rental site Zumper shows that the median rent for a one bedroom in Queen Village is currently hovering around $1,375.
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Jun 13

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    EZ PERMIT DECK SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING

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    EZ PERMIT DECKS - FOR NEW DECKS ACCESSORY TO AN EXISTING ONE FAMILY DWELLING WITH ACCESSORY EGRESS DOOR UNDER EXISTING WINDOW LINTEL AS PER ATTACHED STANDARD. DEVIATIONS FROM THIS STANDARD WILL RESULT IN PERMIT REVOCATION AND REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION PLANS.

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Jun 12

Get swept into a world of magic with our part...

Get swept into a world of magic with our partners at The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and experience Champions Of Magic June 20-24 at Merriam Theater. All tickets are $25 when you use discount code ticket25! 😀😀😀

    Champions of Magic - Kimmel Center
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Jun 12

Jun 11

It's festival time, and we got you covered, P...

It's festival time, and we got you covered, Philly! Hit up the Great Plaza all month long for the 26th Annual Islamic Heritage Festival, Philadelphia Juneteenth Musicfest & Parade, Philadelphia Irish Festival. See this Philadelphia -- visitphilly.com article for all these events and more! 😀

    65+ Awesome Summer Events & Festivals in Philadelphia
    The summer season brings a bevy of events and festivals to Philadelphia. From the relaxing waterfront oasis at Spruce Street Harbor Park and the energetic roller-skating rink and carnival at Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest to the Philadelphia Night Markets, pop-up beer gardens and outdoor music and arts festivals, there's no shortage of things to see and do in Philly during the summertime.
    https://www.visitphilly.com

Jun 11

We Love Queen Village shared Queen Village Ne...

    Bethel Burying Ground Historic Site Memorial Announcement
    On Tuesday, June 12 the City of Philadelphia and Mayor Kenney will officially announce the development of the Bethel Burying Ground Historic Site Memorial, reflecting the site's role in Philadelphia and U.S. history and honoring those laid to rest there.
    https://www.eventbrite.com

Jun 11

Queen Village/Manayunk's Lucky's Last Chance ...

Queen Village/Manayunk's Lucky's Last Chance won the People's Choice Burger Brawl for the third time yesterday, with their Peanut Butter and Jelly burger at the 2018 Philly Burger Brawl, which raised funds for the School District of Philadelphia to construct new computer labs.

    Lucky's Peanut Butter & Jelly Burger Wins At Philly Burger Brawl
    MANAYUNK, PHILADELPHIA - Even after a week's delay due to weather, the 2018 Philly Burger Brawl was a success, especially for Lucky's Last Chance as it won the People's Choice Burger Brawl for the third time. When all was said and done, the Peanut Butter and Jelly burger from Lucky's Last Chance won the People's Choice Burger Brawl competition at Sunday's event.
    https://patch.com

Jun 09

Please join us this Tuesday for the official ...

Please join us this Tuesday for the official announcement of the Bethel Burying Ground Historic Site Memorial.

    Bethel Burying Ground Historic Site Memorial Announcement
    On Tuesday, June 12 the City of Philadelphia and Mayor Kenney will officially announce the development of the Bethel Burying Ground Historic Site Memorial, reflecting the site's role in Philadelphia and U.S. history and honoring those laid to rest there.
    https://www.eventbrite.com

Jun 09

Guess what, you can now enjoy Sunday brunch a...

Guess what, you can now enjoy Sunday brunch at our fellow park #SSHP Sustained by #Univest starting tomorrow! Featuring a brunch quesadilla, the Brunch Sausage, and the Bacon and Egg Burger from Garces Group and the Butter-pecan Maple Waffle (a hot waffle with butter pecan ice cream topped with maple syrup and whipped cream) from Franklin Fountain! See you there! 🤤😍😀

    Penn's Landing
    Guess what, you can now enjoy Sunday brunch at our fellow park #SSHP Sustained by #Univest starting tomorrow! Featuring a brunch quesadilla, the Brunch Sausage, and the Bacon and Egg Burger from...
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Jun 08

For the 4th season in a row, our favorite sur...

For the 4th season in a row, our favorite surfer yogis are back for another sun-soaked summer of Step Paddle Board Yoga with Aqua Vida at Spruce Street Harbor Park Sustained by #Univest beginning June 16! To learn more and to register for classes visit here 👇!!! 🧘‍♀️🧘‍♂️

    Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga with Aqua Vida
    Jun 16 - Sep 23: Bringing a taste of the laid-back tropical vibe to the waterfront's famed urban beach, Spruce Street Harbor Park Sustained by Univest, Aqua Vida returns for its 4th season of sun, sweat, fun, and connection. Our favorite surfer yogis are back for another sun-soaked summer at Spruce...
    http://www.delawareriverwaterfront.com

Jun 08

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    REPLACE EXT'G AC AIR HANDLER WITH NEW 3T AIRHANDLER USING THE EZ DUCT STANDARD APPLIANCES AS PER ATTACHED STANDARDS. DEVIATIONS FROM THESE STANDARDS REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION AND SITE PLANS.

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    INSTALL NEW 100A SERVICE, GROUND AND BONDING, 30- CIRCUITS AND NEW WIRING THROUGHOUT HOUSE... PER 2008 NEC FOR A ONE FAMILY BUILDING

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Jun 07

Don't forget the Philly Pride Parade And Fest...

Don't forget the Philly Pride Parade And Festival is this Sunday, June 10. Festivities begin on Broad Street ending with a blow out festival on the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing. Get your festival tickets here 👉 https://bit.ly/1VIP5ov!

    Guide to the 30th Philly Pride Parade and Festival
    The 30th Philly Pride Parade and Festival will take place this weekend, on Sunday, June 10. It will begin at 11:30 a.m., taking off from 13th and Locust streets. From there, the parade will head down Locust Street, turn on 7th Street, and continue on Market Street.
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

Jun 07

New businesses in the neighborhood!

New businesses in the neighborhood!

    Home-furnishing, hoagies, and horchata: Here are Queen Village's 3 newest businesses | Hoodline
    Looking to discover the newest businesses to open in Queen Village? Whether you're shopping for home-furnishing or hoagies, read on for a list of the newest businesses to make their debut in this area of Philadelphia. 729 South Fourth St.
    https://hoodline.com

Jun 06

Here's your fun roundup of all the all the ev...

Here's your fun roundup of all the all the events happening in June on Penn's Landing. Don't miss out! Sundays with PopUpPlay, Storytime in the Lodge, WXPN Welcomes Waterfront Sessions, Philly Beer Week, The Festival Pier at Penn's Landing, Philadelphia Irish Festival, Philly Pride Parade And Festival, 26th Annual Islamic Heritage Festival, Jazz in the Park, United States Army Band, "Pershing's Own" Concert & Fireworks. To learn more visit https://bit.ly/1mujQkq!

    Penn's Landing
    Here's your fun roundup of all the all the events happening in June on Penn's Landing. Don't miss out! Sundays with PopUpPlay, Storytime in the Lodge, WXPN Welcomes Waterfront Sessions, Philly Beer...
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Jun 06

Safety in Queen Village

Lived in Queen Village since 1998. I have deterred many folks from moving here. So many changes the last 5 years. We do not have good police protection here. Basic assault , folks getting in your face does not get action. And lots of changes. The dynamics of the area has changed to under 30 crowd moving who has less respect for trash rules ( trash out 2-5 days earlier. More bike riders on sidewalks ( 10 kids under 6...

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Lived in Queen Village since 1998. I have deterred many folks from moving here. So many changes the last 5 years. We do not have good police protection here. Basic assault , folks getting in your face does not get action. And lots of changes. The dynamics of the area has changed to under 30 crowd moving who has less respect for trash rules ( trash out 2-5 days earlier. More bike riders on sidewalks ( 10 kids under 6 months old in the area) . More cars not even doing stops. May 14 th, there were an incident near 2nd and Monroe around 1 pm and no one called the police . Sorry- and good folks I have known have moved.
I reccomw d Bella Vista area. Great neighborhood association ( Q.v. only cares about zoning,glossy mags with irreverent articles and education.- )
Sorry I just do not feel it is a good area anymore. I wish I could move but my mortgage is too low.

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