12 hours ago

Important Committee work at our meeting tonig...

Important Committee work at our meeting tonight!

    Friends of Vare-Washington
    Important Committee work at our meeting tonight!
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16 hours ago

MAXIMIZE your fun with these exclusive codes ...

MAXIMIZE your fun with these exclusive codes – only valid until midnight tonight for #SailPhilly! Use SailAway30 for 30% off SailAways on the AJ Meerwald + Schooner Thomas E Lannon in Gloucester, Massachusetts and use code DayPass40 to get $25 off Early Entry Tickets which includes admission to the tall ships festival and the Independence Seaport Museum!

    Penn's Landing
    MAXIMIZE your fun with these exclusive codes - only valid until midnight tonight for #SailPhilly! Use SailAway30 for 30% off SailAways on the AJ Meerwald + Schooner Thomas E Lannon in Gloucester,...
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18 hours ago

You'll love reading our beautiful May issue o...

You'll love reading our beautiful May issue of QVNA Magazine! (Just click to read it online!) . Thank you to our Magazine Committee members for your great work -- and congratulations to Gloria Dei (Old Swedes) for making our front cover story. You've got a great story to tell. #QVNAlovesvolunteers, #QVvolunteers, #GloriaDeiOldSwedes,#QVNA.

    QVNA Magazine (May 2018)
    In this issue, we unveil a gorgeous new design concept that aims to revitalize the grounds at Gloria Dei (Old Swedes') Church and National Historic Site.
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31 hours ago

  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    RELOCATION OF (3) SPRINKLER HEADS.

    301 WASHINGTON AVE Issued May 21, 2018 Comment
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    INSTALL A NEW 100AMP SERVICE AND WIRE SFD THROUGHOUT WITH RECEPTS,SWITCHES,LIGHTS,FIXTURES,SMOKES AND CO DETECTORS AS PER 2008 NEC (SOUTH DISTRICT)

    205 GERRITT ST Issued May 21, 2018 Comment

36 hours ago

Penn's Landing shared Sail Philadelphia's vid...

CELEBRATORY GIVEAWAY! Enter to win a sail away cruise for 4 on the AJ Meerwald, or Schooner Thomas E Lannon in Gloucester, Massachusetts at Sail Philadelphia presented by Bank of America. Tag your 4 favorite mateys for a chance to win. And don’t forget, if you don’t win, you can buy your tickets at sailphiladelphia.org. Some restrictions may apply. A winner will be chosen randomly Thursday and contacted directly.

    Sail Philadelphia
    Dreaming of warmer days? Sail into Summer with a 120min. Twilight Sail at Sail Philadelphia 2018 presented by Bank of America! Plan your journey at sailphilly.org (glass of sparkling wine and snacks...
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44 hours ago

NEED PLANS FOR MEMORIAL DAY? How about a magi...

NEED PLANS FOR MEMORIAL DAY? How about a magical nautical adventure at Sail Philadelphia. Tour historic tall ships, explore the Delaware River on a sail away cruise and relax in the beer garden at Spruce Street Harbor Park sustained by Univest Corporation. Don't miss out, book your adventure TODAY!⛵

    BUY TICKETS
    Enjoy self-guided tours of one or more tall ships. Timed tickets are designed to minimize wait times and maximize your enjoyment. Ship Tour tickets include same-day festival admission and admission to the Independence Seaport Museum. Ship tours are available Friday, May 25th through Monday, May 28th, noon to 7 pm.
    http://sailphiladelphia.org

46 hours ago

Calling all neighbors -- please share your op...

Calling all neighbors -- please share your opinions for the South Street Image and Perception Survey! As part of its ongoing work to revitalize South Street, The South Street Headhouse District needs your help as a community stakeholder to take a quick survey. Your input will help develop measures of current perceptions of the South Street Headhouse area and help SSHD have a baseline to measure against in the future. The survey is quick to take, anonymous, and will remain open until May 29th. PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT NOW TO COMPLETE IT. https://reporting.padowntown.org/forms/south-street-headhouse-district Thanks for your help!

    PA Downtown Center - South Street Headhouse District
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2 days ago

Updated 2 days ago

Parking

Is there anywhere in Philly to securely park a small 10" moving truck overnight?

  • From the sounds of it, you want to pay an indoor garage to do so. there are two in the 1500 block of Latimer that I know of, plenty of others in town too.

2 days ago

Queen Village Neighbors Association shared QV...

Queen Village has the luckiest dogs in town....

    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...
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2 days ago

Are you a Philly home owner without a working...

Are you a Philly home owner without a working fire alarm? If so, please call 311 to request one, free from the City. Congratulations, @PhillyFire on securing a grant for 26,000 smoke alarms and 4,000 adaptive smoke alarms for the hearing impaired! Thank you for everything you do to help keep us safe!

    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

2 days ago

Please join Mayor Kenney and the Bethel Buryi...

Please join Mayor Kenney and the Bethel Burying Ground Historic Site Memorial Committee on May 31st at Weccacoe Park (11am) as they 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.

    Bethel Burying Ground Historic Site Memorial Announcement
    On Thursday, May 31 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.
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2 days ago

Queen Village Neighbors Association shared Mo...

#Moyamensingpoint volunteers, you ROCK! Thank you for making Queen Village clean, green, and beautiful! #QueenVillageLovesVolunteers

    Moyamensing Point
    Moyamensing Point added a new photo.
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3 days ago

4 days ago

  • ZONING PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF ONE (1) STORY ADDITION ON THE SIDE OF AN EXISTING SINGLE FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING; FOR SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN THE APPLICATION/PLAN,

    1117-21 S 2ND ST Issued May 17, 2018 Comment

4 days ago

Have you taken a ride on the RiverLink Ferry​...

Have you taken a ride on the RiverLink Ferry​? It's a great way to explore the Delaware River Waterfront during Sail Philadelphia​ Memorial Day weekend. Hop aboard and get amazing views of the waterfront while taking in the historic tall ships, then stick around to explore the tall ships festival, Spruce Street Harbor Park sustained by Univest Corporation​, + Blue Cross RiverRink​ Summerfest. Purchase tickets at for #sailphilly at sailphiladelphia.org! ⛵

    Penn's Landing
    Have you taken a ride on the RiverLink Ferry​? It's a great way to explore the Delaware River Waterfront during Sail Philadelphia​ Memorial Day weekend. Hop aboard and get amazing views of the...
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4 days ago

New to association living? This one's for you...

New to association living? This one's for you!

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5 days ago

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5 days ago

Queen Village's Hungry Pigeon is now open all...

Queen Village's Hungry Pigeon is now open all day!

    Philadelphia's New Crop Of All Day, Every Day Eats
    Hunger doesn't keep to shifts, so neither do Philly restaurants. Philadelphia has long had an all-day-and-night dining scene. But until recently, that scene was limited to diners and those famous cheesesteak spots. Today, in neighborhoods throughout the city and region, upper-scale restaurants have adapted meal service to a more flexible schedule.
    https://www.visitphilly.com

5 days ago

The R5 Productions Weekly Mini Punk Rock Flea...

The R5 Productions Weekly Mini Punk Rock Flea Market, Art Star Pop Up Market at Spruce Street Harbor Park sustained by Univest Corporation, Greensgrow Farms farmers market all start this weekend Spruce Street Harbor Park sustained by Univest Corporation. Seeking more waterfront fun? Then come back Memorial Day weekend for Sail Philadelphia presented by Bank of America. Purchased tickets at sailphialdelphia.org! 😍😍😍

    Weekly Mini Punk Rock Flea Market
    May 20 12:00 pm - Sep 30 5:00 pm: There's nothing like strolling through the park and doing a little shopping at the same time. The Punk Rock Flea Market will be setting up on Sundays throughout the season with a variety of wares for visitors to peruse.
    http://www.delawareriverwaterfront.com

6 days ago

I love the idea of summer camp for grownups! ...

I love the idea of summer camp for grownups! Would you go to one?

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6 days ago

Penn's Landing shared The Festival Pier at Pe...

Hey concert-goers, TONIGHT the Liam Gallagher & Richard Ashcroft show has been relocated to The Fillmore Philadelphia. Doors open at 7PM. See below 👇for details.

6 days ago

Ahoy Matey! Get $10 off sail away cruises usi...

Ahoy Matey! Get $10 off sail away cruises using promo code AWAY10 at sailphiladelphia.org! BOOK YOUR ADVENTURE TODAY http://sailphiladelphia.org/!!⛵

    Sail Philadelphia | Tall Ships Sail to the Delaware River Waterfront
    Live music, food vendors, beer gardens, and family-friendly programming all within an anchor's throw of tall ships from U.S. and international ports. Tickets include same-day admission to the Independence Seaport Museum.
    http://sailphiladelphia.org

May 16

Craving a tall ships extravaganza? We got you...

Craving a tall ships extravaganza? We got you covered. Sail Philadelphia presented by Bank of America is docking on the Delaware River Waterfront May 24 - May 28! Ship Tours + Sail Away Cruise tickets available now! ⛵⚓⛵

    BUY TICKETS
    Enjoy self-guided tours of one or more tall ships. Timed tickets are designed to minimize wait times and maximize your enjoyment. Ship Tour tickets include same-day festival admission and admission to the Independence Seaport Museum. Ship tours are available Friday, May 25th through Monday, May 28th, noon to 7 pm.
    http://sailphiladelphia.org

May 15

Penn's Landing added 4 new photos.

This summer, celebrate Philly's rich diversity on the waterfront🎉🎉🎉🎉!

    Penn's Landing
    Penn's Landing added a new photo.
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May 15

Love Your Park Week is in full swing! Come he...

Love Your Park Week is in full swing! Come help clean up Shot Tower Playground on Sat May 19th from 10:30 - 1:30pm!

    Shot Tower Playground Spring Service Day - Love Your Park Week
    Join us at Shot Tower Playground to lend a hand in preparing for another busy summer season! We will be working primarily on the west side (by spray pool) around the trees and hydrangeas, pulling weeds, cutting back grasses, and laying cardboard and mulch to prevent weeds.
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May 14

May 13

Is your home ready for a hurricane?

Is your home ready for a hurricane?

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May 13

Please vote in the Primaries this Tuesday, Ma...

Please vote in the Primaries this Tuesday, May 15h. http://bit.ly/Vote-2018Primaries.

    Maya Angelou Quote
    You may be pretty or plain, heavy or thin, gay or straight, poor or rich. But remember this: In an election, every voice is equally powerful -- don't underestimate your vote. Voting is the great equalizer.
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May 13

Please Vote in the Tues, May 15 Primaries

Click here to check your voter registration status

    Please Vote in the Tues, May 15 Primaries
    Click here to check your voter registration status Click here to see your actual ballot Click here to find your polling place Click here for the non-partisan voter's guide from the Committee of Seventy
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May 13

  • DEMOLITION PERMIT

    INTERIOR DEMO OF NON LOAD BEARING WALLS ONLY NO STRUCTUAL WORK ON THIS PERMIT

    1240 E MOYAMENSING AVE Issued May 11, 2018 Comment

May 12

As we celebrate the OPENING of the entire wat...

As we celebrate the OPENING of the entire waterfront this weekend, don't forget to visit our website for regular event updates and to sign up for our email list! 👇

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May 12

Were you aware?

Were you aware?

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May 12

Despite the forecasted rain for later today, ...

Despite the forecasted rain for later today, and Sunday, we're excited to celebrate another exciting day on the waterfront. The Spring Art Star Craft Bazaar kick-offs this afternoon at 12PM. Come shop and enjoy up to100 independent arts and craft vendors (do some Mother's Day shopping too)! It's going to be a great day! 😀😀😀😀😀😀

    Penn's Landing
    Penn's Landing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 52,215 likes · 446 talking about this · 105,136 were here. Philadelphia's premier waterfront destination.
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May 11

Friends of Vare-Washington shared a link.

    Events: Science in the Summer 2018 - Science of Space!
    GSK Science in the Summer(tm) is a fun and free science education program sponsored by GSK and administered by The Franklin Institute, which introduces students to the wonderful and fascinating world of science. Through classes held in local public libraries and taught by certified teachers, this program gets kids excited about science with hands-on experiments.
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May 11

It's opening week at the Delaware River Water...

It's opening week at the Delaware River Waterfront! Explore the vibrant waterfront + Philly's bustling historic district on the Philly Phlash! #visitphilly

    Philadelphia PHLASH Downtown Loop
    Feature The Philly PHLASH Downtown Loop is the quick, easy and inexpensive connection to key Philadelphia historic attractions and cultural institutions. PHLASH service resumes for the season on March 29, 2018, with FREE rides on opening day! PHLASH provides service to each stop every 15 minutes, from 10 a.m.
    https://www.visitphilly.com

May 11

Friends of Vare-Washington shared Shot Tower ...

    Shot Tower Playground
    Shot Tower Playground. 1.3K likes. 131 Carpenter St., Philadelphia, PA 19147 (215) 685-1592
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May 11

Great news! Moms receive one free ride on the...

Great news! Moms receive one free ride on the Ferris Wheel with a paying customer at Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest on Mother's Day https://bit.ly/2Ivp4NT!🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉

    Penn's Landing
    Great news! Moms receive one free ride on the Ferris Wheel with a paying customer at Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest on Mother's Day https://bit.ly/2Ivp4NT!🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉
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May 11

May 10

Did you know that Philly's favorite waterfron...

Did you know that Philly's favorite waterfront oasis Spruce Street Harbor Park sustained by Univest Corporation is just a quick walk from the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing? #SSHP opens May 11th! 😍😀👇🤘🤙

    Hammock Lounge Reservations
    Relax in the sun or the shade within our new private hammock lounge area. By popular demand, Spruce Street Harbor Park presented by Univest offers a reservable space perfect for birthday parties, bachelor/bachelorette, and family celebrations!
    http://www.delawareriverwaterfront.com

May 10

Want to explore the amazing Delaware River Wa...

Want to explore the amazing Delaware River Waterfront opening weekend? Take the RiverLink Ferry! Enjoy stress-free rides across the Delaware River from Camden to Philly and back again! Learn more here 👇!

    RiverLink Ferry
    The RiverLink Ferry will re-open for rides across the Delaware River starting Saturday, May 5th. The Ferry will run every weekend through Memorial Day Weekend, at which point it will start seven-day-a-week service through Labor Day Weekend. In the month of May, the Ferry will also be running extended service during BB&T concert days.
    http://www.delawareriverwaterfront.com

May 10

The Best Places to Eat and Drink Outdoors in Philly

There aren’t a lot of neighborhood bars around that serve breakfast foods. But Pete’s does, along with a fine selection of craft and imported beer. Take it all outside and make a summer night (or morning) of it. 900 South Front Street

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...tables under the big umbrellas are some of the most sought-after seats in town. 227 South 18th Street

The little slice of sunshine next to ASB, with its patio furniture and beer in cans, perfectly captures the backyard party feel that’s the holy grail of so many hip Philly restaurateurs. 1800 Federal Street

...to at least once, just to see for yourself what all the fuss is about. 800 Mifflin Street

...just be friends drinking out in the grass. But it’s always a good time. 1927 East Passyunk Avenue

...one of the most zombie-proof restaurants in the city. So there’s that, too. 1801 Chestnut Street

...Hairy Buffalos help, the latter being a literal cooler full of liquor and fruit juice. 102 South 13th Street

...graffiti (hence the name), and serves the same Asian fusion cuisine and cocktails as Sampan. 124 South 13th Street

Marcie Turney and Val Safran’s version of a neighborhood red gravy joint has a beautiful patio hung with greenery and twinkle lights which, on the best nights, feels more than a little bit magic. 1234 Locust Street

...is one of the most stunning places in the entire city to eat and drink. 208 South 13th Street

Imagine if you had a friend who had just the best rooftop deck in the entire city. And also a fridge full of great beer. And also was a very talented chef. Yeah, that’s what it’s like hanging out upstairs at Standard Tap. 901 North 2nd Street

Okay, so everyone already knows how good Jerry’s is, right? But I’m telling you, it’s even better when the sun is out and you can get a seat in the narrow little patio beside the place. Drinking gin and tonics under the umbrellas is a fine way to kill a Saturday afternoon. 129 West Laurel Street

...lovely (of course), oddly-shaped and a great place to hide out in the neighborhood. 3420 Sansom Street

The food is great, the vibe is chill, and the outdoor seating overlooks Clark Park and the neighborhood that rises above it. It’s the perfect addition to an already excellent neighborhood joint. 4301 Baltimore Avenue

So many of the other outdoor spaces in Philly are tiny, tucked away, half-hidden. But not here. City Tap House has a big outdoor space they use for seating on sunny days and warm nights, and to host events all throughout the summer. 3925 Walnut Street

...truly a multi-cultural wonder. And getting to eat it outside? That’s even better. 4540 Baltimore Avenue

...name and don’t understand how this drink could possibly be good, but it is. 433 Chestnut Street

...top floor, a kind of covered patio-deck that looks out over the intersection of 2nd and Market. There are potted trees and a good beer list, and the whole thing just feels...

...way that’s surprising even though it looks like so many other recent rooftop openings. 200 Market Street

Hey, did you know that Nick Elmi’s Royal Boucherie has a secret upstairs deck? Well, I guess it isn’t so secret anymore… 52 South 2nd Street

Not just a patio, but a formal garden, right in the middle of the city. This outdoor space is filled with seasonal flowers and can seat 120 people, and yet it remains one of Philly’s half-hidden secrets, tucked away behind the walls of the Morris House. 231 South 8th Street

...mousse after midnight is one of the things that makes living in the neighborhood worthwhile. 701 South 4th Street

Twinkle lights, climbing plants, raw wood — the garden patio at Talula’s Garden may be some of the most beautiful, photogenic square footage in the entire city. So isn’t it nice that the food coming from the kitchen is also some of the best? 210 West Washington Square

Everyone already loves Martha for its hoagie-heavy menu, its locally-focused cocktails, sour beers, and cheese and charcuterie plates. Know what makes all that better? Eating and drinking outside in their fenced-in patio with built-in bocce court. 2113 East York Street

If you’re rolling with a big crew in Kensington, KQ has a surprisingly large outdoor courtyard out back with long tables perfect for parties looking for excellent pastas, drinks and charcuterie. 1310 Frankford Avenue

...a fire escape rising in the background) gentled a bit with green and growing things. 1253 North Front Street

Medusa was recently taken over by the team behind Green Eggs Cafe. And now that the weather has warmed up, they’ll be opening their outdoor deck for those looking to eat some pizza in the sun. 2327 Gaul Street

Barbecue is made for eating outside. And do you know what Fette Sau cooks? Some pretty good barbecue (they pour a lot of bourbon whiskey, too). 1208 Frankford Avenue

...childish S.O.B. that I am, I love the place for exactly those reasons. 1210 Frankford Avenue

...a drink and some grub with a mob of friends when the sun is out. 1727 North Front Street

An excellent backyard patio for this Fishtown dive bar: The drinks are cheap, there’s always a place to grab a smoke, and if you like Greek food served in a pool hall… Well, that’s weird. But Kosta’s is probably your dream bar. 15 West Girard Avenue

...and be seen outside at Rouge, eating egg white omelets and oysters with champagne mignonette. 205 South 18th Street

...to enjoy the simple, refined plates of pickled vegetables, spaghetti with meatballs or grilled branzino. 2201 Spruce Street

...that are nice for catching some rays and having an early dinner in the sun. 1946 Lombard Street

All outdoor seats in Rittenhouse Square are made for people-watching. But the view from Tequila’s patio comes with vaquero steaks, mole, margaritas and bacon-wrapped, deep-fried shrimp. So that’s even better. 1602 Locust Street

...and sit down for a meal from one of the best chefs in the city. 1521 Spruce Street

Tacos in the sun. What else do I need to say? Sure, you’re basically eating in an alley. But it’s a nice alley, okay? So I’ll say it again: Tacos in the sun. 2321 Fairmount Avenue

...nice place to sit and relax with a plate of truffle fries and farmhouse flatbreads. 2028 Fairmount Avenue

Best happy hour patio on the Avenue, hands down. They’ve got umbrellas for when the sun is out, lights strung up for when it goes down, and flights of tequila and wet burritos to smooth the transition between the two. 1651 East Passyunk Avenue

It is a scientific fact that drinking tequila in the sun makes you a better, happier and more friendly person. And there’s no better place on the Avenue to knock back a couple shots of cactus juice (and chase them with some tacos) than Pistola’s. 1934 East Passyunk Avenue

Tapas taste better when they’re eaten outside. That’s just science. A cool breeze, a hot day, a glass of wine and a couple plates of albondigas and croquetas, I’m just not sure that things get any better than that. 1709 East Passyunk Avenue

...the crowd and the time, give Laurel a call and see what nights are available. 1617 East Passyunk Avenue

    43 Philly Restaurants and Bars With Great Outdoor Seating
    The weather is beautiful. What are you doing inside? It's been a long time coming. There have already been a couple of false starts. But with it now actually being May and with at least a few days of warm weather in a row promised to us, we're ready to call it.
    https://www.phillymag.com

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