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Police: Man Killed In Drive-By Shooting In North Philadelphia

It happened just before 12:30 a.m. Tuesday on the 800 block of North 12th Street.

    Police: Man Killed In Drive-By Shooting In North Philadelphia
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A man is dead after a drive-by shooting in North Philadelphia. It happened just before 12:30 a.m. Tuesday on the 800 block of North 12th Street. Officers found the victim suffering from multiple gun shots to the chest and rushed him to the hospital.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

34 hours ago

North Philadelphia drive-by shooting leaves man dead

Police say the 27-year-old man was shot in the chest at 12th and Brown streets just after midnight Tuesday.

    Man killed in North Phila. drive-by shooting
    Live Broadcast WATCH NOW BREAKING NEWS AccuWeather: Snow Tuesday Night Into Wednesday WATCH LIVE BREAKING NEWS AccuWeather: Snow Tuesday Night Into Wednesday A man was killed in a drive-by shooting in North Philadelphia, police say. The bullets came from a black or dark-colored vehicle, according to witnesses.
    http://6abc.com

46 hours ago

Courts Reverse the ZBA at 9th & Poplar

Courts Reverse the ZBA at 9th & Poplar

    Courts Reverse the ZBA at 9th & Poplar - OCF Realty
    In case we need to jog your memory, Post Brothers is the party developing the property, and their plans include ground floor retail, 350 apartments, and 135 parking spaces. The renderings looked delightful and showed an effort to modernize a hundred year old building while keeping the building's age pretty obvious to anyone passing by.
    http://www.ocfrealty.com

4 days ago

    • 800 Block N. 12th St. January 8, 2018 @ 12:56 a.m. Comment
    • 800 Block N. 12th St. January 8, 2018 @ 12:56 a.m. Comment
    • 800 Block N. 12th St. January 8, 2018 @ 12:56 a.m. Comment

5 days ago

  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    TO ADDRESS L&I CASE #577366 FOR NEW USE WITHOUT USE PERMIT; FOR THE ERECTION OF AN ADDITION, WITH A ROOF DECK ABOVE THE REAR SECOND STORY ROOF, ACCESSED FROM THE REAR THIRD FLOOR, TO AN EXISTING ATTACHED STRUCTURE, SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON PLAN/APPLICATION. FOR USE AS VACANT COMMERCIAL SPACE ON THE FRONT FIRST FLOOR (SEPARATE USE PERMIT REQUIRED PRIOR TO OCCUPANCY), WITH TWO-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING AT REAR FIRST FLOOR AND ABOVE; NO SIGNS ON THIS PERMIT.

    547 N 10TH ST Issued January 4, 2018 Comment

Jan 09

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Roy-Pitz Barrel House is offering a neighbor discount on Tuesdays - mention Callowhill to receive 10% off your bill on Tuesdays!

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    Roy-Pitz Barrel House is offering a neighbor discount on Tuesdays - mention Callowhill to receive 10% off your bill on Tuesdays!
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Jan 08

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      800 Block N. 10th St. January 5, 2018 @ 11:40 p.m. Comment

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  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    ERECTION OF A FOUR (4) STORY DETACHED WITH CELLAR FOR THE USE AS A SINGLE FAMILY HOUSEHOLD.

    669 N 11TH ST Issued December 27, 2017 Comment

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Jan 02

Quaker warehouse project in North Philly clears latest legal hurdle

Days before the new year, the Inquirer reports that a judge ruled in favor of developer Post Brothers’s request for a mixed-use zoning variance to bring 350 residential units and retail to the 10-story warehouse at 900-58 N. 9th Street, which was zoned industrial.

    Quaker warehouse project in North Philly clears latest legal hurdle
    All is not lost when it comes to the Quaker warehouse in North Philly, a blighted building that has had to jump through legal hoops for its second lease on life. Now, it just inched closer to being converted in apartments and retail.
    https://philly.curbed.com

Jan 02

Philly restaurant openings to look forward to in 2018

Love City (1016 Buttonwood St., West Poplar): Brews and snacks from beer geeks Kevin and Melissa Walter in an industrial setting.

The Lucky Well (990 Spring Garden St., West Poplar): Chad Rosenthal’s Ambler barbecue hall joins Roy-Pitz Brewing in Spring Arts (June).

The Institute (525 N. 11th St., West Poplar): The popular bar plans to move a block away, picking up a roof deck in the process.

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Mike’s BBQ (1703 S. 11th St., South Philadelphia): Michael Strauss of Tap Room on 19th brings his mobile BBQ to the great indoors.

Illegal Tacos (427 S. Broad St., Avenue of the Arts): Taqueria at Broad and Pine has picked up some preopening buzz for its name.

Clubhouse Sports Lounge (111 S. 17th St., Rittenhouse Square): Jan. 26 is the debut of this sports lounge, which also will have an ice lounge in partnership with Malinalli Tequila, two themed escape rooms, and two full-service bars.

Redcrest Fried Chicken (1520 S. 11th St., South Philadelphia): Adam Volk cooks chickens and sides at 11th and Passyunk.

Engimono (2319 Fairmount Ave., Fairmount): Poke is the specialty here.

Chubby Cattle (146 N. 10th St., Chinatown): Flashy hot-pot specialist backed by Penn students.

Vista Peru (20 S. Second St., Old City): Peruvian restaurant and pisco bar from the folks behind El Balconcito.

Bernie’s Restaurant & Bar (3432 Sansom St., University City): The Montgomery County pub opens a branch on Penn’s restaurant row (January). A Manayunk location is teed up for spring at 4311 Main St.

Bernie’s Restaurant & Bar (3432 Sansom St., University City): The Montgomery County pub opens a branch on Penn’s restaurant row (January). A Manayunk location is teed up for spring at 4311 Main St.

Glory Beer Bar & Kitchen (126 Chestnut St., Old City): David Crudele, a longtime bartender at the now-shuttered Eulogy Belgian Tavern, sets up a beer bar with 36 on tap and an American menu featuring roasted meats in the former Mad River/ Middle East restaurant space (January).

Concourse Dance Bar (1635 Market St., Center City): Avram Hornik is behind a retro dance club in the former Turf Club that can be entered by way of a slide. Ball pits and a killer sound system will complete the funhouse motif (January).

At Ramen (1608 Sansom St., Rittenhouse): Jason Kim of Jason’s Toridasu in Ardmore spins off his Manayunk ramen restaurant to Rittenhouse.

TALK (2121 Walnut St., Center City): Marigold Kitchen spins off a classic eclectic new-American with an a la carte menu.

Acadia (824 S. Eighth St., Bella Vista): New Orleans style comes to South Philly (January).

Tipsy Bistro (3131 Walnut St., The Left Bank, University City): Chef Anh Vongbandith and Fond former partner Tory Keomanivong do a sports bar with elevated food (February).

Louie Louie (3611 Walnut St., University City): Brasserie at the Inn of Penn from Marty and Sydney Grims, behind the White Dog Cafes.

Ripplewood Whiskey & Craft (29 E. Lancaster Ave., Ardmore): Cocktail bar in the heart of Ardmore.

Nunu (1414 Frankford Ave., Fishtown): Shawn Darragh and Ben Puchowitz open a Japanese-style bar next door to their Cheu Fishtown.

Somo SoPhi (3101 S 13th St., South Philly): Manayunk bistro turns up with a sports-bar theme in deep South Philly (spring).

L’Anima (1001 S. 17th St., Southwest Center City): A Roman seafooder from the Melograno/Fraschetta team. (March)

Kurant Cider (436 E. Girard Ave., Fishtown): The suburban cidery joins the Fishtown scene.

Chalaco’s Ceviche & Pisco Bar (1030 N. Second St., Northern Liberties): Peruvian stylings come to Liberties Walk.

The Bercy (7 E. Lancaster Ave., Ardmore): French brasserie from Lansdale’s Stove & Tap crew in the gorgeous Main Line building last housing Primavera Pizza Kitchen. (March)

Brickwall Tavern (1215 Sansom St., Washington Square West): An American tavern from the operators of the new Porta, which shares a building and fronts at 1214 Chestnut St. (March).

Brickwall Tavern (1215 Sansom St., Washington Square West): An American tavern from the operators of the new Porta, which shares a building and fronts at 1214 Chestnut St. (March).

Suraya (1528 Frankford Ave., Fishtown): The hit Middle Eastern cafe opens its dining room for dinner in March, followed by its garden.

Tria Garden (31 S. 18th St., Rittenhouse): Note the new name of this wine garden set up at the United Engineers building; it’s a joint project between Avram Hornik and the crew from Tria.

Urban EEL (1000 Frankford Ave., Fishtown): Casual dining, cigar lounge, and theaters — it’s all in this sibling to the bizarre post-apocalyptic-themed Mad Rex.

White Yak (6118 Ridge Ave., Roxborough): It figures that Philly’s first Nepalese restaurant will be located in the highest point of the city. I’ve enlisted a sherpa to get more info.

Rosy (2220 Walnut St., Center City): The former Roosevelt’s Pub gets a redo as a Mexican bar (late June).

Goose Island (33 E. Laurel St., Fishtown): Brewpub from Goose Island and AB InBev, near the Fillmore.

Tatel (1908 Chestnut St., Rittenhouse): Elegant, roaring ’20s-style Spanish restaurant rooted in Madrid with outposts in Ibiza and Miami Beach.

Del Frisco’s Grille (Cambria Hotel, 219 S. Broad St., Avenue of the Arts): The city’s busiest steakhouse (at 15th and Chestnut) adds a smaller eatery to the new Cambria Hotel.

Del Frisco’s Grille (Cambria Hotel, 219 S. Broad St., Avenue of the Arts): The city’s busiest steakhouse (at 15th and Chestnut) adds a smaller eatery to the new Cambria Hotel.

Giuseppe & Sons (1500 block of Sansom Street, Rittenhouse): Take the cannoli. And the red-gravy pasta, as the Termini family partners with Michael Schulson next door to his Harp & Crown.

Aether (1832 Frankford Ave., Fishtown): Chef Scott Anderson and investor Stephen Distler of KoP’s Mistral do a seafood spot specializing in affordable wines and cocktails (June).

Bourse Food Hall (Fifth Street north of Chestnut, Old City): Twenty seven food companies are setting up at this historic building (summer).

Craft Hall (901 N. Delaware Ave.): Avram Hornik is taking over the former Yards Brewing building with a brewpub that also...

    Philly restaurant openings to look forward to in 2018
    Gazing into the crystal ball for 2018 Philadelphia-area restaurant openings ... A splashy French brasserie in Ardmore. A second Center City location for Greg Vernick. The Philadelphia debut of chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten.
    http://www.philly.com

Dec 31

Dec 29

Judge clears Post Bros.'s N. Philly warehouse-to-apartment rehab, reversing zoning board decision

This week’s decision by Judge Daniel J. Anders reverses a ruling in September by the city’s Zoning Board of Adjustment against allowing residences at the 900 N. Ninth St. building, which stands on a parcel designated for industrial use.

    Judge clears Post Bros.'s N. Philly warehouse-to-apartment rehab, reversing zoning board decision
    Attorneys for Post Bros. had argued that the developer's plan for the building in the Poplar neighborhood is consistent with the residential uses that surround it. - Jacob Adelman, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

Dec 29

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Dec 28

From blighted North Philly school to homeless veteran housing: A historic building is transformed

...the center of this North Philadelphia neighborhood, the former Spring Garden School No. 1, at 845 N. 12th St., finally has a new purpose: housing for Philadelphia’s homeless veterans and low-income seniors...

    From blighted North Philly school to homeless veteran housing: A historic building is transformed
    Once an eyesore in Philadelphia's West Poplar neighborhood, the former Spring Garden School No. 1 has been transformed into housing for homeless veterans and low-income seniors. Help USA, a New York-based organization, recently finished leasing the building. - Caitlin McCabe, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

Dec 27

Philadelphia’s Top 10 Public Art Moments of 2017

...and muralist, NDA, painted his first larger-scale Mural Arts Philadelphia mural this summer at 10th and Brandywine streets, and it absolutely took my breath away! This joins the mural NDA painted on...

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Molly Crabapple painted an incredibly popular (a photo of it quickly became one of my most liked photos on Instagram this year) new mural this fall at Front and Oxford streets in Fishtown, a part of the We The People series curated by RJ Rushmore and commissioned by Mural Arts Philadelphia.

    Philadelphia's Top 10 Public Art Moments of 2017
    (The world's happiest raccoon eating the world's biggest Philly pretzel mural by V.U.R.T. in Port Richmond) Welcome to Streets Dept's annual wrap-up of all the most talked about, engaging murals and public art created by artists and institutions around Philly this year! This year, like last year, there was so much great murals and public...
    http://streetsdept.com

Dec 27

  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    FOR DOCUMENTATION TO RELOCATE THE ROOF ACCESS STRUCTURE (PILOTHOUSE) AND REMAINING APPROVALS AS PREVIOUSLY APPROVED AND ISSUED ZONING PERMIT # 761920. ZONING AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON THE APPLICATION. (FOR PLANS SEE, ZONING PERMIT # 811232).

    615 N 10TH ST Issued December 26, 2017 Comment
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    FOR DOCUMENTATION TO RELOCATE THE ROOF ACCESS STRUCTURE (PILOTHOUSE) AND REMAINING APPROVALS AS PREVIOUSLY APPROVED AND ISSUED ZONING PERMIT # 762187. ZONING AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON THE APPLICATION. (FOR PLANS SEE, ZONING PERMIT # 811232).

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    FOR DOCUMENTATION TO RELOCATE THE ROOF ACCESS STRUCTURE (PILOTHOUSE) AND REMAINING APPROVALS AS PREVIOUSLY APPROVED AND ISSUED ZONING PERMIT # 762174. ZONING AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON THE APPLICATION. (FOR PLANS SEE, ZONING PERMIT # 811225).

    617 N 10TH ST Issued December 26, 2017 Comment
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    FOR DOCUMENTATION TO RELOCATE THE ROOF ACCESS STRUCTURE (PILOTHOUSE) AND REMAINING APPROVALS AS PREVIOUSLY APPROVED AND ISSUED ZONING PERMIT # 762175. ZONING AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON THE APPLICATION. (FOR PLANS SEE, ZONING PERMIT # 811225).

    617 N 10TH ST Issued December 26, 2017 Comment
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    FOR DOCUMENTATION TO RELOCATE THE ROOF ACCESS STRUCTURE (PILOTHOUSE) AND REMAINING APPROVALS AS PREVIOUSLY APPROVED AND ISSUED ZONING PERMIT # 761953. ZONING AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON THE APPLICATION. (FOR PLANS SEE, ZONING PERMIT # 811225).

    617 N 10TH ST Issued December 26, 2017 Comment
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  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF AN AUTOMATIC SPRINKLER SYSTEM IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 13R, USING A NEW 2" FIRE SERVICE LINE, AND 2" BACKFLOW PREVENTION DEVICE, FOR A NEW, THREE (3) STORY ATTACHED STRUCTURE WITH ROOF DECK AND PILOT HOUSE, TO BE USED AS MULTI-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING (FOUR (4) DWELLING UNITS), AS PER PLANS.

    1008 GREEN ST Issued December 19, 2017 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF AN ATTACHED STRUCTURE, WITH PILOTHOUSE TO ACCESS PROPOSED,ACCESSORY ROOF DECK, TO BE USED AS A FOUR-FAMILY DWELLING, AS PER APPROVED PLANS."THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADEPHIA PLUBMING CODE 2004

    1008 GREEN ST Issued December 21, 2017 Comment
  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL (4) HEAT PUMPS WITH DUCTWORK. (MULTI-FAMILY)

    1008 GREEN ST Issued December 21, 2017 Comment

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Dec 20

Attorneys allege sprinklers failed during fatal West Chester nursing home fire

...of whom ran into the inferno without breathing apparatuses. Meanwhile, neighbors in homes surrounding the 700 N. Franklin St. complex rushed to help move residents and keep them warm in a 40-degree night...

    Attorneys allege sprinklers failed during fatal West Chester nursing home fire
    The residents of West Chester's Barclay Friends senior living complex may not have been properly protected the night a five-alarm blaze ripped through the facility killing four people and displacing more than 100 others, according to a legal team's preliminary investigation.
    http://www.philly.com

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