3 days ago

Fishtown's Suraya is one of the most exciting new dining destinations of the year

1528 Frankford Ave., Philadelphia; 215-302-1900, surayaphilly.com/.

Free parking lot available behind the restaurant at 1539 N. Front St. (at Oxford).

    Suraya | Fishtown's Suraya is one of the most exciting new dining destinations of the year
    He had been a child soldier in a brutal civil war, just a 14-year-old hiding behind the sandbags of the Christian militia. And he was finally en route to safety. But as Roland Kassis stood on a cargo ship bound for Cyprus in 1984, he looked back at Beirut with tears streaming down his face.
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    ROOF REPLACEMENT - INSTALL A TAMKO SHINGLE TYPE ROOF SYSTEM (SFD)

    1606 N 2ND ST Issued June 18, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    EXISTING (2) STORY SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENCE,SIZE & LOCATION PER PLANS. PROPOSED INTERIOR ALTERATIONS SIZE EXTENTS AND SCOPE, PER ATTACHED PLANS. NO CHANGES TO EXISTING BUILDING USE, COVERAGE OR FOOTPRINT.

    1772 WATERLOO ST Issued June 19, 2018 Comment
  • DEMOLITION PERMIT

    FOR THE COMPLETE DEMOLITION OF AN EXISTING, DETACHED, ONE (1) STORY STRUCTURE. STRUCTURE TO BE DEMOLISHED BY HAND AND WITH HAND HELD TOOLS ONLY. PEDESTRIAN PROTECTION TO BE IN PLACE PRIOR TO START OF WORK AND TO BE MAINTAINED DURING ALL DEMOLITION ACTIVITIES. * ASBESTOS REMEDIATION REQUIRED PRIOR TO START OF WORK. * A COVERED WALKWAY OR SIDEWALK CLOSURE SHALL BE REQUIRED WITHIN 4 FEET OF BUILDING FA?ADE IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 3306 OF THE IBC. SEPARATE BUILDING AND/OR STREETS DEPARTMENT PERMITS ARE REQUIRED. * NEWLY EXPOSED WALLS TO BE TREATED

    1525 N AMERICAN ST Issued June 18, 2018 Comment
  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    INSTALLATION OF NEW 4" FIRE SERVICE. NEW PIPE, HANGERS, AND FITTINGS. NEW 2" CITY APPROVED BACKFLOW PREVENTION ASSEMBLY. NEW FIRE DEPARTMENT CONNECTION. SPRINKLERS SYSTEM THROUGHOUT BUILDING IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 13. STANDPIPES IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 14.

    1500-06 N AMERICAN ST Issued June 19, 2018 Comment

3 days ago

Fishtown Community Library added 2 new photos...

Sign up for summer reading today! We open at 2:00! Face painting and balloon twisting from 2:00-4:00.

    Fishtown Community Library
    Fishtown Community Library, Philadelphia, PA. 1,062 likes · 18 talking about this · 89 were here. Located in a former stable and fire station, the...
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4 days ago

5 days ago

Party at a distillery on Sunday, June 24: The Ultimate Philly Food Truck Celebration

1431 North Cadwallader Street

    Ultimate Philly Food Truck Celebration
    Spend the afternoon with Billy Penn as we showcase the competitors in our Ultimate Philly Food Truck bracket! Join us as we help New Liberty launch their brand new outdoor courtyard space with some live music from Luke Cleary and the Wayback, and enjoy food from contending trucks.
    https://www.eventbrite.com

5 days ago

  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    INSTALLATION OF A FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM DESIGNED PER NFPA 13D STANDARD WITH A 1 INCH COMBINE SERVICE LINE AND SPRINKLER LAYOUT AS PER PLANS. SEE PERMIT 864201 FOR PLANS.

    1616 HOPE ST Issued June 15, 2018 Comment
  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF AN AUTOMATIC WET SPRINKLER SYSTEM IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 13D USING A NEW 1" COMBINED FIRE/DOMESTIC SERVICE LINE, FOR A NEW THREE (3) STORY ATTACHED STRUCTURE WITH ROOF DECK (NO PILOT HOUSE), TO BE USED AS SINGLE-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING, AS PER PLANS; SEE AP#839662 FOR BUILDING PERMIT.

    1612 HOPE ST Issued June 15, 2018 Comment
  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    INSTALLATION OF A FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM DESIGNED PER NFPA 13D STANDARD WITH A 1 INCH COMBINE SERVICE LINE AND SPRINKLER LAYOUT AS PER PLANS.

    1614 HOPE ST Issued June 15, 2018 Comment

Jun 17

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    FOR THE INTERIOR ALTERATION AND CHANGE OF OCCUPANCY OF A PORTION ON THE 1ST STORY AND BASEMENT OF AN EXISTING THREE (3) STORY STRUCTURE AS PER PLANS. ELEVEN RESIDENTIAL UNITS AND ONE BUSINESS/PROFESSIONAL OFFICE (SEPARATE C.O. REQUIRED FOR OFFICE SPACE). BUILDING TO BE SPRINKLERED IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 13/13R.

    1501 N 2ND ST Issued June 13, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    FOR THE INTERIOR ALTERATION AND CHANGE OF OCCUPANCY OF A PORTION ON THE 1ST STORY AND BASEMENT OF AN EXISTING THREE (3) STORY STRUCTURE AS PER PLANS. ELEVEN RESIDENTIAL UNITS AND ONE BUSINESS/PROFESSIONAL OFFICE (SEPARATE C.O. REQUIRED FOR OFFICE SPACE). BUILDING TO BE SPRINKLERED IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 13/13R.

    1500-10 PALETHORP ST Issued June 13, 2018 Comment

Jun 15

  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF: UNIT A, A 3-STORY, TWO-FAMILY DWELLING W/ CELLAR, RECESSED BALCONY, ROOF DECK, AND PILOT HOUSE AS PER PLANS.

    306 JEFFERSON ST Issued June 13, 2018 Comment
  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF A SINGLE-FAMILY DWELLING W/ CELLAR, RECESSED BALCONY, ROOF DECK, AND PILOT HOUSE AS PER PLANS.

    306 JEFFERSON ST Issued June 13, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    NEW CONSTRUCTION; EXTERIOR PLUMBING; SITE WORK, LOTS #1 THRU #18; 12"STORM MAIN, 22-RAIN LEADERS, 7-STORM INLETS, PA20181351230 "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-THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004

    1525 N AMERICAN ST Issued June 13, 2018 Comment
  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF A TWO-FAMILY DWELLING W/ CELLAR, RECESSED BALCONY, ROOF DECK, AND PILOT HOUSE AS PER PLANS.

    306 JEFFERSON ST Issued June 13, 2018 Comment

Jun 15

Jun 14

Where to watch the World Cup in Philadelphia

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 15 to June 24, 1700 North 3rd St., 215-765-1700, usaquenphilly.com

This article has 5 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

1500 Locust St., 215-893-9700, fadoirishpub.com

1316 Chestnut St., 215-800-1079, bruphilly.com

2 p.m. June 24 to June 26, 10 South 2nd St., 215-627-0666, cubalibrerestaurant.com

1600 Arch St., 267-514-1700; 482 E Evesham Rd, Cherry Hill, 856-520-8312, tirnanogphilly.com

2 p.m. June 18, 8 a.m. June 24 and 2 p.m. June 28, 10 South Front St., 215-543-6089, victoriafreehouse.com

    Where to watch the World Cup in Philadelphia
    The 2018 World Cup begins this weekend in Russia, and that means that bars around the city are gearing up for some seriously rowdy watch parties. Here's where you should be heading to watch the best soccer matches.
    http://www.philly.com

Jun 14

  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF AN ATTACHED STRUCTURE WITH ROOF DECKS ON THE 2ND FLOOR REAR AND 3RD FLOOR FRONT ACCESSED FROM DOOWAYS, SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON THE PLAN. FOR USE AS SINGLE FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING.

    1770 WATERLOO ST Issued June 12, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    LATERAL SEAL

    1525 N AMERICAN ST Issued June 12, 2018 Comment

Jun 13

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    EZ PERMIT STANDARDS 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.HOME OWNER DOING WORK.

    1928 PALETHORP ST Issued June 11, 2018 Comment

Jun 12

1508 N Hancock St, Philadelphia, PA 19122 posted 1 photo to Fotella:

Jun 11

Packed house for the Amazing Mr. Q!

Packed house for the Amazing Mr. Q!

    Fishtown Community Library
    Packed house for the Amazing Mr. Q!
    https://www.facebook.com

Jun 10

Jun 10

  • ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT

    AMEND PERMIT #785458 REVISIONS TO EXTERIOR ENVELOPE AND WINDOW OPENING, REMOVAL OF A BAY WINDOW OVER THE RIGHT OF WAY REVISIONS TO STRUCTURAL FRAMING AND MINOR INT REVISIONS.

    1535 MASCHER ST Issued June 7, 2018 Comment
  • ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT

    AMEND PERMIT #785458 REVISIONS TO EXTERIOR ENVELOPE AND WINDOW OPENING, REMOVAL OF A BAY WINDOW OVER THE RIGHT OF WAY REVISIONS TO STRUCTURAL FRAMING AND MINOR INT REVISIONS.

    1543 MASCHER ST Issued June 7, 2018 Comment
  • ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT

    AMEND PERMIT #785458 REVISIONS TO EXTERIOR ENVELOPE AND WINDOW OPENING, REMOVAL OF A BAY WINDOW OVER THE RIGHT OF WAY REVISIONS TO STRUCTURAL FRAMING AND MINOR INT REVISIONS.

    1539 MASCHER ST Issued June 7, 2018 Comment
  • ADDITION PERMIT

    RENOVATE EXISTING SINGLE FAMILY AND ADD REAR ADDITION

    1752 WATERLOO ST Issued June 7, 2018 Comment
  • ZONING PERMIT

    RENOVATE EXISTING 3 STORY ROW HOME AND ADDITION TO REAR

    1752 WATERLOO ST Issued June 7, 2018 Comment

Jun 09

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE 3/4" WATER SERVICE MAIN TO METER- PA1# 2018-1521014 -"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"

    1910 N HANCOCK ST Issued June 6, 2018 Comment

Jun 06

  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    NEW CONSTRUCTION OF A FOUR (4) STORY THREE-FAMILY DWELLING WITH A PRIVATE ROOF DECK AND PILOT HOUSE (ACCESS TO ROOF DECK ONLY) AS PER APPROVED PLANS. BUILDING TO BE FULLY SPRINKLERED. *WORK TO INCLUDE UNDERPINNING TO BE MONITORE BY PA LICENSED PE AT ALL TIMES* **SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR MEP & FIRE SUPPRESSION WORK**

    1926 N 2ND ST Issued June 1, 2018 Comment

Jun 06

Jun 03

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL ALL ROUGH PLUMBING TO INSTALL 2-TOILETS, 3-LAVS, 2-SHOWER/TUB COMBO, 1-LAUNDRY ROOM, 1-KITCHEN SINK, STACK, HOUSE DRAIN AND 1-WATER HEATER.THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADEPHIA PLUBMING CODE 2004

    1735 N 3RD ST Issued May 31, 2018 Comment
  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    ERECTION OF A SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING WITH A ROOF DECK WITH ACCESS FROM EXTERIOR STAIR.

    1706 N ORIANNA ST Issued May 31, 2018 Comment

Jun 02

Asya completes her senior project at the re!

1701 n. 2nd street

    Asya completes her senior project at the re!
    Asya Milton completed her senior project by volunteering for three weeks here at The Resource Exchange. Asya is graduating cum laude from Germantown Academy this June and will be attending Rochester Institute of Technology in the fall.
    http://www.theresourceexchange.org

Jun 02

155 Cecil B. Moore Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19122 posted 1 photo to Fotella:

Jun 02

Jun 01

This free workshop on 6/3 at 1 pm, presented ...

This free workshop on 6/3 at 1 pm, presented by First Person Arts and the Philadelphia Office of LGBT Affairs, is a place to explore stories of our queer bodies that fall outside traditional beauty standards, including trans, fat, disabled stories. Learn about writing personal narratives with experienced story coaches. Ten participants will be invited to tell stories at an upcoming show in June. Reserve a spot in the workshop or learn more here: http://my.firstpersonarts.org/single/SelectSeating.aspx?p=55785. Workshop to be held at bahdeebahdu: 1522 N. American St.

    William Way LGBT Community Center
    Free workshop on 6/3 at 1 pm with First Person Arts exploring stories of Queers historically forgotten by traditional standards of beauty, including trans, fat, disabled stories. Learn about writing...
    https://www.facebook.com

Jun 01

Free workshop on 6/3 at 1 pm with First Perso...

Free workshop on 6/3 at 1 pm with First Person Arts exploring stories of Queers historically forgotten by traditional standards of beauty, including trans, fat, disabled stories. Learn about writing personal narratives with individual story coaching provided. Ten participants will be invited to tell stories at an upcoming show in June. Reserve a spot here: http://my.firstpersonarts.org/single/SelectSeating.aspx?p=55785. Workshop to be held at bahdeebahdu: 1522 N. American St.

    William Way LGBT Community Center
    Free workshop on 6/3 at 1 pm with First Person Arts exploring stories of Queers historically forgotten by traditional standards of beauty, including trans, fat, disabled stories. Learn about writing...
    https://www.facebook.com

Jun 01

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    EZ MASONRY FACADE PERMIT STANDARDS - ONE FAMILY DWELLING - MASONRY FRONT WALL - REMOVE EXISTING 2 STORY FRONT MASONRY WALL 14' X 28'. REPLACE WITH NEW 4 INCH MASONRY (BRICK) WALL, CAP FOUNDATION WALL WITH 24" COCRETE ON EXISTING FOUNDATION. WINDOWS AND DOOR SAME LOCATION. NEW DOOR OPENING FOR 36 INCH DOOR. FLASH ROOF TO NEW FRONT. HORIZONTAL REINFORCEMENT EVERY 24 INCHES. INSTALL RETURNS INTO PARTY WALLS FOR STRUCTURAL CONNECTION. FLASH AND SEAL ROOF. NO OTHER WORK ALLOWED UNDER THIS PERMIT. CONTACT THE DISTRICT INSPECTOR AT LEAST 24 HOURS PRIOR TO THE START OF WORK. *CONTRACTOR HAS NO EMPLOYEES PER NOTARIZED LETTER*

    1615 HOPE ST Issued May 30, 2018 Comment

Jun 01

LGBTQ Event of the Week: Queer Bodies

...month. The event kicks off on Sunday, June 3rd, at 1 p.m. at bahdeebahdu, 1522 North American Street. TICKETS

6 Underground: 10 p.m. at Kung Fu Necktie, 1250 North Front Street.

This article has 4 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Lipsmackers 2.0: Ladies of the ’90s: 10 p.m. at The Barbary, 951 Frankford Avenue.

First Friday Art Show: 6 p.m. at The Outrage, 321 Arch Street.

Philly Queer Bazaar: 1 p.m. at Tattooed Mom, 530 South Street.

Inside the Closet: 8:30 p.m. at Good Good Comedy Theatre, 215 North 11th Street.

    LGBTQ Event of the Week
    Plus other awesome events worthy of your attendance. This week's LGBTQ event of the week is Queer Bodies. Sponsored by the Office of LGBT Affairs and First Person Arts, this free workshop we will focus on the stories of LGBTQ individuals "who have been historically forgotten by traditional beauty standards."
    https://www.phillymag.com

May 31

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE CURB TRAP WITH NEW 5" CAST IRON TRAP NEW VENT PIPE AND NEW REGULATION COVER PA20181452183 SELF CERTIFICATION NO LONGER ACCEPTED ALL TRENCHES IN EXCESS OF 5 FT MUST HAVE APPROVED SHORING AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION.

    1515 N HANCOCK ST Issued May 29, 2018 Comment
  • USE PERMIT

    CONTRACTOR'S OFFICE ONLY (BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL OFFICE) (NO STORAGE OF CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT, MATERIAL OR TOOLS) ON 1ST FLOOR AND CELLAR WITH EXISTING FOUR (4) FAMILY DWELLING (MULTI-FAMILY DWELLING) ABOVE IN AN EXISTING STRUCTURE. NO SIGN ON THIS PERMIT.

    1500-06 N AMERICAN ST Issued May 29, 2018 Comment

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