9 hours ago

Don't miss a chance to network with local pro...

Don't miss a chance to network with local professionals while enjoying food and drinks at City Tap University City, one of University City's premier beer bars!

    University City MIX Networking Happy Hour at City Tap House
    University City District's networking event series MIX returns on Thursday, July 19 to City Tap House (3925 Walnut Street) from 5:30-7:30 PM. Network with other professionals in the area and enjoy drink specials and patio games on the deck at City Tap House, one of University City's top beer bars.
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10 hours ago

"Ola... has been operating out of a space at ...

"Ola... has been operating out of a space at 310 S. 48th St. that was offered to her by the Enterprise Center, which she said has been “very supportive.” We're always happy to support Spirit 1st Foods by providing restaurant space & business consultation; congrats on the successful event!

    Love Fest raises funds for West Philly cafe
    Atiya Ola's Spirit First Foods and the One Art Community Center hosted their first ever Love Fest in West Philly on Sunday afternoon. The festival was organized to raise money for Atiya Ola's, a vegan, vegetarian and raw foods cafe, to buy its own building but was also a celebration of Black arts and businesses, as it featured spoken word, music and art, crafts and homemade body products vendors.
    http://www.phillytrib.com

12 hours ago

CPN Weekly News for July 16th - https://mail...

CPN Weekly News for July 16th - https://mailchi.mp/e0d1a8b06ce0/cpn-weekly-news-396705

    Cedar Park Neighbors
    CPN Weekly News for July 16th - https://mailchi.mp/e0d1a8b06ce0/cpn-weekly-news-396705
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14 hours ago

Cookout fundraiser for embattled residents of Admiral and Dorset Court apartments

The fundraiser for residents of Admiral Court and Dorset Court apartment buildings, located near 48th and Locust, is scheduled to run from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on July 21 at Clark Park. All of the money raised will go to the tenants, according to a Philadelphia Tenants Union announcement.

    Cookout fundraiser for embattled residents of Admiral and Dorset Court apartments
    The Philadelphia Tenants Union is hosting a cookout fundraiser this Saturday for residents wrongfully served eviction notices at two West Philly apartment buildings. While a court has put the evictions on hold, the landlord, the Abington-based SBG Management, is now reportedly withholding security d
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

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32 hours ago

University City District shared West Philadel...

Another job training opportunity with the West Philadelphia Skills Initiative!

    Opportunities for Job Seekers
    Who should apply? Caring and motivated individuals who have professional experience working with children. What is WPSI? The West Philadelphia Skills Initiative is a training program which connects you to the tools, behaviors and supports you need to build a career that can change your life, your family and your community.
    https://www.universitycity.org

33 hours ago

Tonight’s Spruce Hill Zoning meeting to discuss residential building proposal near 44th and Walnut, increase in dwelling units on 42nd and Chester

Tonight’s Spruce Hill Zoning meeting to discuss residential building proposal near 44th and Walnut, increase in dwelling units on 42nd and Chester

...zoning meeting will take place tonight, at 7 p.m. at the Spruce Hill Center (257 S. 45th St), with two development projects on the agenda. Community members are invited to hear from the...

...agenda. Community members are invited to hear from the owners of a vacant lot at 224 S. 44th Street about construction of a new residential building. This project was first presented at last month...

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Tonight’s Spruce Hill Zoning meeting to discuss residential building proposal near 44th and Walnut, increase in dwelling units on 42nd and Chester

...be discussed at tonight’s meeting concerns an old apartment building at 42nd and Chester (516-26 S. 42nd St.), managed by Greenzang Properties. The development team are proposing to increase the number of dwelling...

    Tonight's Spruce Hill Zoning meeting to discuss residential building proposal near 44th and Walnut, increase in dwelling units on 42nd and Chester
    A monthly Spruce Hill zoning meeting will take place tonight, at 7 p.m. at the Spruce Hill Center (257 S. 45th St), with two development projects on the agenda. Community members are invited to hear from the owners of a vacant lot at 224 S.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

38 hours ago

Come to the Dornsife Center and learn about a...

Come to the Dornsife Center and learn about audio recording and production with guidance from Drexel students and staff during our new open lab hours!

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Come to the Dornsife Center and learn about audio recording and production with guidance from Drexel students and staff during our new open lab hours!
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2 days ago

Check out what we have going on this week

Check out what we have going on this week

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Check out what we have going on this week
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3 days ago

The #gravegardeners spent a lovely morning pr...

The #gravegardeners spent a lovely morning propagating heirloom roses from @wyckhouse ! Once these little babies take root, they’ll grace the grounds here at The Woodlands ❤️🌹❤️ #sharingiscaring #woodlandsphila #americasgardencapital #heirloomroses #rosegarden #plantpropagation #cemeteryroses

    The Woodlands
    The #gravegardeners spent a lovely morning propagating heirloom roses from @wyckhouse ! Once these little babies take root, they'll grace the grounds here at The Woodlands ❤️🌹❤️ #sharingiscaring...
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3 days ago

Bring your desktops, laptops, tablets, and an...

Bring your desktops, laptops, tablets, and any other similar electronic devices on Saturday, July 21, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for free diagnosis, advice, and possible repairs made by members of the Drexel University’ student organization, TechServ.

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Bring your desktops, laptops, tablets, and any other similar electronic devices on Saturday, July 21, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for free diagnosis, advice, and possible repairs made by members of...
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3 days ago

3 days ago

New ‘parklets’ pop up in West Philly

...crews. In addition to the returning locations at 4040 Locust St. (hosted by Ramen Bar), 261 S. 44th St. (hosted by Honest Tom’s Tacos and Lil’ Pop Shop), 4239 Baltimore Ave. (hosted by...

...s Tacos and Lil’ Pop Shop), 4239 Baltimore Ave. (hosted by Green Line Cafe) and 4903 Catharine St (hosted by Little Baby’s Ice Cream), check out the following new “parklets...

4725 Pine Street (hosted by the Garden Court Community Association)

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...have been installed by University City District crews. In addition to the returning locations at 4040 Locust St. (hosted by Ramen Bar), 261 S. 44th St. (hosted by Honest Tom’s Tacos and...

...Bar), 261 S. 44th St. (hosted by Honest Tom’s Tacos and Lil’ Pop Shop), 4239 Baltimore Ave. (hosted by Green Line Cafe) and 4903 Catharine St (hosted by Little Baby’s Ice...

3601 Market (between Market and Filbert, hosted by Schmear It, Jimmy John’s, and M.A.T.T.’s Sliders)

    New 'parklets' pop up in West Philly
    Two new "parklets"- temporary outdoor seating platforms where you can enjoy a meal, a drink or simply relax - have been installed by University City District crews. In addition to the returning locations at 4040 Locust St. (hosted by Ramen Bar), 261 S. 44th St.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

4 days ago

Clarkville at 43rd and Baltimore is one of 36...

Clarkville at 43rd and Baltimore is one of 36 restaurants participating in #UCDiningDays for 2018, our restaurant promotion where you can enjoy 3 courses for $15, $25, or $35. Learn more about Clarkville, a restaurant that specializes in beer, pizza, and Mediterranean offerings. See menus for all participating restaurants and make reservations at www.ucdiningdays.com

    University City District
    Clarkville at 43rd and Baltimore is one of 36 restaurants participating in #UCDiningDays for 2018, our restaurant promotion where you can enjoy 3 courses for $15, $25, or $35. Learn more about...
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4 days ago

It's that time... the annual #SEPTA Trolley T...

It's that time... the annual #SEPTA Trolley Tunnel Blitz. Starting tonight through the early hours of Monday, July 23rd, the tunnel will be closed to all trolleys, and local traffic will only be able to get into The Woodlands from the East side of Woodland Ave. We'll be open everyday so don't let the Blitz stop you from enjoying our green space! #trolleyblitz @westphillylocal @universitycity @septa_social

    The Woodlands
    It's that time... the annual #SEPTA Trolley Tunnel Blitz. Starting tonight through the early hours of Monday, July 23rd, the tunnel will be closed to all trolleys, and local traffic will only be able...
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4 days ago

University City District shared West Philly L...

    West Philly artist Ellen Tiberino to unveil community-designed mosaic this Friday
    July 12, 2018 Neighborhood Time Exchange, an ongoing collaboration between the People's Emergency Center Community Development Corporation (PECCDC) and Mural Arts that provides West Philadelphia artists with five-month residencies, is inviting community members to celebrate the culmination of the first Neighborhood Time Exchange artist residency of 2018.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

4 days ago

The Dornsife Center Senior Group meets once a...

The Dornsife Center Senior Group meets once a month to offer special programs that include health and wellbeing, exercise, dance, nutrition, gardening, and computer literacy. Join us Friday, July 20 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. for a FREE Qigong class for beginners.

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    The Dornsife Center Senior Group meets once a month to offer special programs that include health and wellbeing, exercise, dance, nutrition, gardening, and computer literacy. Join us Friday, July 20...
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4 days ago

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5 days ago

International House Philadelphia shared Welco...

    Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians
    Improving Ways to Learn English as a Second Language is an event providing information about the needs in #immigrant communities and discussing how people can continue learning English in more...
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6 days ago

We're SUPER excited to welcome Las Cafeteras ...

We're SUPER excited to welcome Las Cafeteras to the 40th Street Summer Series this Saturday with openers Philadelphia Women's Slavic Ensemble. Check out this live performance by Las Cafeteras to get a sense of their sound, and then join us this Saturday at 40th and Walnut starting at 6 pm!

    Las Cafeteras - Full Performance (Live on KEXP)
    http://KEXP.ORG presents Las Cafeteras performing live in the KEXP studio. Recorded October 21, 2013. Songs: El Chuchumbé Ya Me Voy Luna Lovers La Bamba Rebelde Host: DJ Chilly Audio Engineer: Kevin Suggs Cameras: Luke Knecht & Justin Wilmore Editor: Justin Wilmore http://kexp.org https://www.facebook.com/LasCafeteras
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6 days ago

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    REPLACE (110) WINDOWS IN EXISTING OPENINGS. (MULTI-FAMILY)

    4511-23 WALNUT ST Issued July 9, 2018 Comment

Jul 10

Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighbo...

Thank you to everyone who joined us tonight for dinner and helped us acknowledge all of our DCAC members former and new!

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships added a new photo.
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Jul 10

We're excited to be welcoming the brand new L...

We're excited to be welcoming the brand new Louie Louie Bistro Bar to their first #UCDiningDays! Take a look at their beautiful interior and make a reservation for Dining Days, starting this Thursday!

    Take a Look Inside Philly's Most Colorful New Restaurant
    Father and daughter restaurateurs Marty and Sydney Grims are ready to debut Louie Louie Bistro & Bar, a new eatery in University City they're calling an American bistro with French flair. The restaurant, located in the former Penne space at 3611 Walnut Street, inside the Hilton-owned Inn at Penn on the University on Pennsylvania campus, is set to open Wednesday, July 11.
    https://philly.eater.com

Jul 10

Located at 9th and Market streets, Fashion Di...

Located at 9th and Market streets, Fashion District Philadelphia is a new retail project spanning three city blocks. The Uniquely Philly program aims to put local businesses alongside larger names. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/fashion-district-philadelphia-and-enterprise-center-team-up-to-help-small-b-p7370-1.htm Fashion District Philadelphia The Enterprise Center

    Fashion District Philadelphia and Enterprise Center team up to help small businesses
    Through the Uniquely Philly program, a minority entrepreneur will get the chance to set up shop in Philly's new, expansive retail outlet.
    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

Jul 10

Zoning hearings take place at the Spruce Hill...

Zoning hearings take place at the Spruce Hill Community Center. http://ucreview.com/spruce-hill-zoning-to-hear-two-cases-on-monday-p7875-1.htm Spruce Hill Community Association

    Spruce Hill Zoning to hear two cases on Monday
    The cases involve new construction and adding units to an existing dwelling.
    http://ucreview.com

Jul 10

Recently, Thom Nickels got hit with a hot dog...

Recently, Thom Nickels got hit with a hot dog at a Phillies game. He lived to tell the tale and recounts it in this week's City Safari. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/city-safari-the-dangers-of-hot-dog-hurling-in-citizens-park-p7367-1.htm

    City Safari: The dangers of hot dog hurling in Citizens Park
    When a friend called and asked if I would like to accompany him to a Phillies-Washington Nationals game at Citizens Park in one of those all-you-can-eat-and drink VIP suites, I OK'd the deal despite the fact that I'm not really a sports fan.
    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

Jul 09

We're bringing out the sprinkler for Wednesda...

We're bringing out the sprinkler for Wednesday's sunny and warm July Runner's Happy Hour. Join us for a brew or two after you evening run from 6pm - 8pm in front of the Hamilton Mansion. Free for members, and open to everyone (21+)! Generously sponsored by Yards Brewing Co.

    https://www.facebook.com

Jul 09

“Our mission is for kids to think clearly and...

“Our mission is for kids to think clearly and write with clarity. Whatever they’re facing, we want them to look at it clearly and process it. Usually, good things happen if they can do that.” http://philadelphiafreepress.com/mighty-writers-gets-mightier-with-new-programs-and-locations-p7368-1.htm Mighty Writers

    Mighty Writers gets mightier with new programs and locations
    Mighty Writers has enjoyed some time in the spotlight recently. Earlier this year, the nonprofit received some exciting news: Richard "Tre" Jenkins, a regular part of the group's programming, got a full ride to Harvard University.
    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

Jul 09

Remember to join us tomorrow from 6pm to 7:30...

Remember to join us tomorrow from 6pm to 7:30pm, for our monthly community dinner with our guests the Mandela Washington Fellows as we recognize our inaugural DCAC members and welcome our new members!

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Remember to join us tomorrow from 6pm to 7:30pm, for our monthly community dinner with our guests the Mandela Washington Fellows as we recognize our inaugural DCAC members and welcome our new members!
    https://www.facebook.com

Jul 09

Want to vend food at the September Dollar Str...

Want to vend food at the September Dollar Stroll? Attend an info session on July 20th or send in an application by July 30th.

    Now Accepting Community Vendors for the September 2018 Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll
    University City District (UCD) and the Baltimore Avenue Business Association are excited to announce the return of the Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll on Thursday, September 13, 2018. The event draws thousands of neighbors and visitors to enjoy $1 specials from participating vendors.
    https://www.universitycity.org

Jul 09

WWII-era sci-fi, a space opera trilogy and mo...

WWII-era sci-fi, a space opera trilogy and more in this month's science fiction roundup. http://ucreview.com/science-fiction-for-july-p7869-86.htm

    Science Fiction for July, 2018
    A look at new Sci-Fi and fantasy novels and ebooks from around the country.
    http://ucreview.com

Jul 08

Check out what we have going on this week

Check out what we have going on this week

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Check out what we have going on this week
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Jul 07

Jul 07

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    RE-WIRE KNOB AND TUBE INCLUDING: 32- LIGHT FIXTURES, 31- SWITCHES, 44- RECEPTACLES, 5- GFCI RECEPTACLES.... PER 2008 NEC FOR A ONE FAMILY BUILDING

    414 S 46TH ST Issued July 2, 2018 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 1200AMP,3PH AMIN SERVICE,INSTALL 21 METERS FOR APARTMENTS,1 METER COMMERCIAL,1 METER HOUSE,INSTALL ALL WIRING THROUGHOUT WITH RECEPTS,SWITCHES,LIGHTS,FIXTURES,SMOKES AND CO DETECTORS WITH ALL WIRING TO BE ROMEX TYPE AS PER 2008 NEC (WEST DISTRICT) INSTALL A COMPLETE FIRE ALARM SYSTEM THROUGHOUT WITH PULLS,HORNS,STROBES AND LIGHTS AS PER NFPA72.

    4534-36 SPRUCE ST Issued July 3, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    RE ROOF MECHANICALLY ATTACH 60 MIL TPO WHTE GAF ROOFING SYSTEM TO DECK WALLS. INSTALL NEW EDGE METAL. INSTALL 4 NEW SKYLIGHTS.

    400-04 S 45TH ST Issued July 5, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL 5 WATER CLOSETS, 5 LAVY SINKS, 5 TUB, 3 KITCHEN SINK - THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004 - DOES NOT INCLUDE GARBAGE DISPOSAL OR DISHWASHER

    237 S 45TH ST Issued June 28, 2018 Comment

Jul 06

University City District is continuing their ...

University City District is continuing their 40th Street Summer Series with Las Cafeteras with Philadelphia Women's Slavic Ensemble, July 14th! This family friendly event includes free ice cream, arts and crafts, and an atmosphere of celebration and inclusion. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_lD6Rf0--co

    MUJER SOY - Las Cafeteras (Yukicito Remix)
    FREE DOWNLOAD of "Mujer Soy" Remix https://soundcloud.com/lascafeteras/mujer-soy-yukicito-remix This music video captures a day in the real life of Maryann Aguirre, a fierce woman of color from the Eastside of Los Angeles. The video follows her as she faces the daily challenges of work, single motherhood, & the pressure of being a leader in her community.
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Jul 06

The Tipsy Bistro is one of 36 restaurants par...

The Tipsy Bistro is one of 36 restaurants participating in University City Dining Days in 2018! Learn more about their $25 menu and check all the details at www.ucdiningdays.com

    University City District
    The Tipsy Bistro is one of 36 restaurants participating in University City Dining Days in 2018! Learn more about their $25 menu and check all the details at www.ucdiningdays.com
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Jul 06

The DA will request $500,000 bail for the dri...

The DA will request $500,000 bail for the driver that killed 5-year-old Xavier Moy. http://ucreview.com/da-announces-charges-for-west-philly-hitandrun-p7865-1.htm

    DA announces charges for West Philly hit-and-run
    The incident occurred on June 22 on the 5000 block of Irving Street in Walnut Hill. Five-year-old Xavier Moy, who was struck by the car, was playing in the street.
    http://ucreview.com

Jul 06

SEPTA - iseptaphilly.com's annual trolley rep...

SEPTA - iseptaphilly.com's annual trolley repairs will begin next Friday.

    Trolley Tunnel Blitz to begin Friday, July 13
    That time of year is coming up when SEPTA trolley riders will have to switch from trolley to subway when traveling to Center City. SEPTA's annual Center City trolley tunnel maintenance project, "Trolley Tunnel Blitz," is scheduled for 10 days this year - from July 13 to July 23.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

Jul 06

Join us Friday July 13th from 10am to 12pm fo...

Join us Friday July 13th from 10am to 12pm for the Sisters R Us Circle of Survivors Educational Workshop Series, an ongoing support to women who are impacted by a diagnosis of breast cancer.

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Join us Friday July 13th from 10am to 12pm for the Sisters R Us Circle of Survivors Educational Workshop Series, an ongoing support to women who are impacted by a diagnosis of breast cancer.
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Jul 06

“Ultimately, we want students to know that th...

“Ultimately, we want students to know that the transportation industry is a very viable industry to be in. There are so many career opportunities in these fields, so it’s up to us to educate and motivate the students to consider the possibilities all while having fun.” http://ucreview.com/cheyney-to-host-free-national-summer-transportation-institute-july-f-p7858-1.htm

    Cheyney to host free National Summer Transportation Institute July 9 - 20 for high school students
    University City, West Philadelphia, Community Newspaper
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Jul 05

“Small businesses are the heart of thriving n...

“Small businesses are the heart of thriving neighborhoods and commercial corridors. In West Philadelphia, there are many who provide goods and services to our constituents. We are pleased and proud to partner with the Philadelphia Energy Authority." http://ucreview.com/philadelphia-energy-authority-launches-small-business-energy-efficiency-pro-p7854-1.htm

    Philadelphia Energy Authority launches Small Business Energy Efficiency Program
    The Small Business Energy Efficiency Program will deliver up to 30% energy savings to food-related businesses, auto service businesses, and laundromats.
    http://ucreview.com

Jul 05

“The river is breathing, and we get to watch ...

“The river is breathing, and we get to watch it now.” Stacy Levy. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/bartrams-garden-celebrates-the-schuylkill-with-art-installations-communit-p7361-1.htm Bartram's Garden Mural Arts Philadelphia

    Bartram's Garden celebrates the Schuylkill with art installations, community events
    If you've noticed colored balls floating in the Schuylkill River recently, then you got a sneak peek at an art installation in Bartram's Garden. The Southwest Philadelphia botanical garden is home to "Tide Fields" and "River Rooms." They're two immersive artistic works created by local artist Stacy Levy and installed thanks to a partnership between Bartram's Garden and Mural Arts.
    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

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