10 hours ago

23 hours ago

Still looking for that Eagles game watching l...

Still looking for that Eagles game watching location? Come down to Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest. We’ve got a huge heated Lodge, two massive big screen TVs, food from Garces Group, Chickie's & Pete's, ans Franklin Fountain, and of course tons of beer and cocktails. Bring the non-watchers also because they can go ice skating or play arcades!

    Penn's Landing
    Still looking for that Eagles game watching location? Come down to Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest. We've got a huge heated Lodge, two massive big screen TVs, food from Garces Group, Chickie's &...
    http://www.facebook.com

34 hours ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    CURB TRAP & FAI PA20180190238 "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"

    127-31 FITZWATER ST Issued January 19, 2018 Comment

2 days ago

Students from out of catchment received notif...

Students from out of catchment received notification today of their acceptances, and must submit their intent to enroll by January 29 at 5pm!

    Notification Process
    District Students: You must log into your School Net Account (the same way you applied to the schools back in September). From there, you will click on the School Selection icon which will take you to your application. There will now be a link that says "click here to see results".
    https://www.philasd.org

2 days ago

Winterfest Brewfest is THIS weekend. Saturday...

Winterfest Brewfest is THIS weekend. Saturday from 1-8 and Sunday from 1-4 featuring samples of tons of local craft beers and wine + DJ Royal T + Quizzo with Brian Hickey. And fear not, we'll be playing both games on our big screens. Breweries include SLY FOX BEER, Victory Beer, Yards Brewing Co., Cape May Brewing Co., Conshohocken Brewing Co., Twin Lakes Brewing Company, Dogfish Head, Tröegs Independent Brewing, Dock Street Brewery and Sand Castle Winery. The event is FREE and open to the public. Must be 21+ for alcohol samples.

    Winterfest Brewfest
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Kanella South closes, but owners say it's temporary

The restaurant, at 757 S. Front St., opened in fall 2015 as a fancier sibling of Kanella Grill, the partners’ long-running BYOB at 10th and Spruce Streets. “The transition from a sweet, little corner to a much larger restaurant was much more than we had anticipated,” Christian said.

    Kanella South closes, but owners say it's temporary
    Kanella South, the Cypriot destination in Queen Village, has been closed by the city over a business-tax debt, but owners Konstantinos Pitsillides and Caroline Christian say it's temporary, as they have found an investor to infuse cash and help with operations. The restaurant, at 757 S.
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

For the roughly 1/2 of QV residents who are r...

For the roughly 1/2 of QV residents who are renters, the fine folks at Community Legal Services have produced a valuable guide for tenants.

    PhillyTenant.Org - Resources for Renting in Philadelphia
    The information provided on PhillyTenant.org is for informational purposes only and should not be considered legal advice. For legal advice or representation, tenants should consult an attorney. Theme by Anders Norén
    http://www.phillytenant.org

3 days ago

No need for tears, we are giving discounts to...

No need for tears, we are giving discounts to those sporting Philadelphia Eagles gear at the rink. Join SWOOP and the Eagles Cheerleaders FRIDAY, JANUARY 19 from 6PM to 7PM and enjoy discounted skating from 5PM to 8:30PM with your Eagles gear! #FlyEaglesFly


3 days ago

Queen Village Neighbors Association shared an...

Those of you who frequent Red Hook have probably already seen this exhibit. If not, tomorrow is your last chance! Red Hook is hosting an "exhibit closing party" where you can meet the artists and learn about the Tuesday Darkroom Class at Fleisher Art Memorial.

    Exhibit Closing Party
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Philly makes the shortlist for new Amazon HQ!...

Philly makes the shortlist for new Amazon HQ!!

    Philly Makes Amazon's List of Top 20 HQ2 Finalists
    The company just announced its short list. This is a developing story. Check back for more information. Congrats, Philly. Amazon has narrowed its list of potential host cities for its second headquarters, and Philly made it through the first round of cuts.
    http://www.phillymag.com

4 days ago

Many thanks to all of the neighbors who helpe...

Many thanks to all of the neighbors who helped clean up our school yards, playground, and streets this Monday.

    Resounding Success for MLK Day of Service and Projects Around Queen Village
    Despite temperatures that hovered just around 30 degrees, approximately 40-50 people came out, adults and kids alike, to pitch in for Nebinger Schoolyard, Weccacoe playground and the 400 block of Monroe; Meredith Elementary. Later, volunteers were invited back to Weccacoe's Community Room for hot dogs, lemonade, coffee and treats.
    https://qvna.org

4 days ago

Friends of Vare-Washington shared Math Corps ...

Still cold out, but never too early to start planning for summer vacation!

    Math Corps Philadelphia
    Math Corps Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 189 likes · 29 talking about this. Math Corps Philadelphia's goal is to bring motivated urban youth from the 30% in math achievement to the 90%...
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

The QVNA Weekly Digest - 01/17/2018 -

The QVNA Weekly Digest - 01/17/2018 -

    QVNA Weekly Newsletter
    Read the latest issue of QVNA's e-newletter to learn about events and programs happening in and near Philadelphia's first neighborhood.
    https://us5.campaign-archive.com

4 days ago

Resounding Success for MLK Day of Service and Projects Around Queen Village

Despite temperatures that hovered just around 30 degrees, approximately 40-50 people came out, adults and kids alike, to pitch in for Nebinger Schoolyard, Weccacoe playground and the 400 block of Monroe; Meredith Elementary.  Later, volunteers were invited back to Weccacoe’s Community Room for hot dogs, lemonade, coffee and treats.

    Resounding Success for MLK Day of Service and Projects Around Queen Village
    Despite temperatures that hovered just around 30 degrees, approximately 40-50 people came out, adults and kids alike, to pitch in for Nebinger Schoolyard, Weccacoe playground and the 400 block of Monroe; Meredith Elementary. Later, volunteers were invited back to Weccacoe's Community Room for hot dogs, lemonade, coffee and treats.
    https://qvna.org

4 days ago

Friends of Vare-Washington shared their event...

Join us tonight at Lilypad!

    Friends of Vare-Washington Meeting
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

Friends of Vare-Washington shared School Dist...

It's that time again, future Vare-Washington families!

    School District of Philadelphia
    Kindergarten registration is now OPEN! For more info visit: philasd.org/kregistration
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

Just a quick point of inquiry as I'm using go...

Just a quick point of inquiry as I'm using google to plan a trip from where a carrier might park in Philly, to Levittown PA. Given the direction of the one way street as per the sign and the fact another sign says no left turn, and the do not enter signs, which is the right way to turn here?

    Charles Gill Osf
    Just a quick point of inquiry as I'm using google to plan a trip from where a carrier might park in Philly, to Levittown PA. Given the direction of the one way street as per the sign and the fact...
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

Friends of Vare-Washington shared Vare-Washin...

We'll have reservation forms at the Friends meeting on Wednesday night. Hope to see you there!

    Home and School Association Movie Night
    Hello VW Families! Our Home and School Association will be hosting a movie night on Friday, January 19, beginning at 6pm. Admission will be $2 per person...
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 14

Queen Village Neighbors Association shared He...

This looks very interesting... Society Hill authors presenting their work on relationships at Headhouse Books this Tuesday...

    Happy Together Launch Event at Head House Books
    Happy Together Launch Event at Head House Books
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 14

PierTom posted 2 photos to Flickr:

Jan 13

Proposed Development of Piers 34/35, 735 S. Columbus Blvd.

Proposed Development of Piers 34/35, 735 S. Columbus Blvd.

    Proposed Development of Piers 34/35, 735 S. Columbus Blvd. - Central Delaware Advocacy Group
    Excerpts from Irene McNeil/Dockside notes. At the January 11th CDAG meeting, DIGSAU Architectural firm presented the proposed development of Piers 34/35, 735 S. Columbus Blvd. (located immediately South of Dockside Residences). The interesting design of the building includes being raised 40 ft to allow views of the Delaware River.
    https://centraldelawareadvocacygroup.org

Jan 12

Environmental Officials Investigating Soap-Like Substance In Creek

Dream Comes True For 2 Young ‘Price Is Right’ Fans

    Environmental Officials Investigating Soap-Like Substance In Creek
    HAZLETON, Pa. (CBS) - Environmental officials near Hazleton are investigating a soap-like substance that was dumped or leaked into a creek. Video shows the creek and surrounding area covered with the suds as mounds of it are everywhere. Upper Darby Police Have Fun Trolling Keg Party They Busted Before It Even Started The suds are even floating down nearby streets.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

Jan 12

Dream Comes True For 2 Young ‘Price Is Right’ Fans

Dream Comes True For 2 Young ‘Price Is Right’ Fans

    Dream Comes True For 2 Young 'Price Is Right' Fans
    BANGOR, Maine (CBS) - It's time to introduce two of the biggest "Price is Right" fans. Seven-year-old Jackson Woodworth and and his sister, McKinlee, watch the show every day. Ex-Boyfriend Of 'Teen Mom 2' Cast Member Arrested In Pa. Meth Lab bust Their backyard in Bangor, Maine is a shrine to their favorite show.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

Jan 12

We Love Queen Village shared Queen Village Ne...

    MLK Day of Service in Queen Village
    Join your neighbors as we work together to take care of some of Queen Village's gems. We're meeting at Weccacoe (4th & Catharine) playground at 10:00am...
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 11

The QVNA Weekly Digest - 01/11/2018 -

The QVNA Weekly Digest - 01/11/2018 -

    QVNA Weekly Newsletter
    Read the latest issue of QVNA's e-newletter to learn about events and programs happening in and near Philadelphia's first neighborhood.
    https://us5.campaign-archive.com

Jan 11

Queen Village Neighbors Association added an ...

On January 18, 2018 at 7:30 p.m., join neighbors at Shot Tower Coffee for QVNA Magazine 101. You’ll meet the editors, block volunteers, and contributors to learn about how each issue comes together. Also find out how you can get involved by delivering issues to your block, nearby neighbors, or local businesses. Or, find out how you can become a contributor.

    QVNA Magazine 101
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 10

We Love Queen Village shared The Liz Lutz Tea...

And the winner is...

    The Liz Lutz Team, Realtor & International Specialist
    And the winner is...
    http://www.facebook.com

Jan 10

It's Philly Loves Bowie Week, and we're celeb...

It's Philly Loves Bowie Week, and we're celebrating with a A Snowy Bowie Skate on Saturday complete with Ziggy Stardust face painting, Labyrinth, special cocktails and treats from Franklin Fountain and tons of Stardust Powder.

    A Snowy Bowie Skate
    A Snowy Bowie Skate! ****As part of Philadelphia Loves Bowie Week - Celebrating the City of Brotherly Love for the Starman**** Bowie Family-Fun in the...
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 09

Our Home and School Association will be hosti...

Our Home and School Association will be hosting a movie night on Friday, January 19, beginning at 6pm. Admission will be $2 per person in advance or $3 per person at the door. The admission price will include the movie shown on the big screen in the auditorium, a slice of pizza, and bottled water. Additional pizza and snacks will be for sale. Admission is open to Vare-Washington families and to friends and family in the community.

    Friends of Vare-Washington
    Our Home and School Association will be hosting a movie night on Friday, January 19, beginning at 6pm. Admission will be $2 per person in advance or $3 per person at the door. The admission price...
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 08

Our Blades of Steel Adaptive Ice Skating prog...

Our Blades of Steel Adaptive Ice Skating program starts THIS SUNDAY in conjunction with the Philadelphia Flyers Sled Hockey Team! FREE for participants, just sign up on our eventbrite page.

    Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest
    Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest, Philadelphia's largest outdoor ice skating rink and winter wonderland, is open seven days a week including all holidays through March 4, 2018. This seasonal winter park, includes a beautifully lit landscape featuring a majestic holiday tree, outdoor seating area with fire pits, cozy warming cabins, the Franklin Fountain Confectionary Cabin, the Kids Lodge with arcade games, and a chalet-inspired Lodge with food and beverages from local restauranteurs.
    https://www.eventbrite.com

Jan 08

We Love Queen Village shared Queen Village Ne...

There is still time to recycle your Christmas Trees!

    Christmas Tree Disposal Information
    As the holidays wind down and we enter the New Year, your Christmas tree has served you well as a source of beauty and a place to rest gifts for loved ones. Honor your tree and help it continue to ...
    https://qvna.org

Jan 07

More well deserved accolades for QV's Hungry ...

More well deserved accolades for QV's Hungry Pigeon. Thanks for doing what you do, Scott and Pat and crew!

    Philly's Third Restaurant Renaissance Has Arrived
    Starr, Vetri, Garces, Solomonov. The founding fathers of our restaurant revival have either cashed out, moved on or lost their mojo. Where does that leave Philly? Maybe with our best food yet. Food writers in Philadelphia go through what I like to call the "12 Steps of Stephen Starr."
    http://www.phillymag.com

Jan 05

We Love Queen Village added 4 new photos.

Here’s a sneak peak at The Liz Lutz Team,’s newest listing in Queen Village. It will be hitting the market today and available to view at the Open House on Sunday. Call or text 2158506827 for more details or to set up a showing.

    We Love Queen Village
    We Love Queen Village. 768 likes. Do you live in Queen Village, or maybe you just like the area? Check our local page for up to date information about this great neighborhood!
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 04

Updated Jan 05

2-alarm fire breaks out in Queen Village

It started around 4:30 a.m. on the 100 block of Pemberton Street.

    2-alarm fire breaks out in Queen Village
    A 2-alarm fire broke out in the Queen Village section of Philadelphia early Thursday morning.
    http://6abc.com

Jan 04

Friends of Vare-Washington added an event.

Come meet your neighbors and learn more about our school. We'll have information on upcoming events and volunteer opportunities. Children welcome!

    Friends of Vare-Washington Meeting
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 04

Friends of Vare-Washington shared their event...

Due to this bad weather, tonight's meeting is cancelled. We will reschedule for later this month and post a new fb event! Stay warm and safe out there today!

    Rescheduled - Friends of Vare-Washington Meeting
    Come meet your neighbors and learn more about our school. We'll have information on upcoming events and volunteer opportunities. Children welcome!
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 04

5 Queen Village Row Homes Damaged By Fire

One of the houses in the 100 block of Pemberton Street was damaged substantially enough that three residents were not able to return to their home, fire officials said.

    5 Queen Village Row Homes Damaged By Fire
    Five row homes in the Queen Village neighborhood of Philadelphia were damaged when a fire broke out early Thursday, officials said.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Jan 04

2-Alarm House Fire In Queen Village

Crews were called to the 100 block of Pemberton Street, around 4 a.m.

    2-Alarm House Fire In Queen Village
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Philadelphia firefighters are battling a 2-alarm house fire in Queen Village. Crews were called to the 100 block of Pemberton Street, around 4 a.m. There have been no reported injuries.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

Jan 03

The QVNA Weekly Digest - 01/03/2018

The QVNA Weekly Digest - 01/03/2018

    QVNA Weekly Newsletter
    Read the latest issue of QVNA's e-newletter to learn about events and programs happening in and near Philadelphia's first neighborhood.
    https://us5.campaign-archive.com

Jan 02

Have you heard? Vare-Washington is hosting i...

Have you heard? Vare-Washington is hosting its first family movie night on January 19 and it's open to Friends as well. Please take a moment to cast your vote for the movie by Friday and we'll share additional info as soon as we have it!

    Google Forms - create and analyze surveys, for free.
    Create a new survey on your own or with others at the same time. Choose from a variety of survey types and analyze results in Google Forms. Free from Google.
    http://docs.google.com

Jan 02

Christmas Tree Disposal Information

As the holidays wind down and we enter the New Year, your Christmas tree has served you well as a source of beauty and a place to rest gifts for loved ones. Honor your tree and help it continue to provide value by considering the information below to recycle your tree.

    Christmas Tree Disposal Information
    As the holidays wind down and we enter the New Year, your Christmas tree has served you well as a source of beauty and a place to rest gifts for loved ones. Honor your tree and help it continue to ...
    https://qvna.org

Jan 02

January 2018

In this issue, we take a historical view of the issues that threatened the quality of life in our neighborhood.  We also shed a spotlight on the events that led to the formation of QVNA and other groups that represent the interests of residents and businesses. Download PDF

    January 2018
    In this issue, we take a historical view of the issues that threatened the quality of life in our neighborhood. We also shed a spotlight on the events that led to the formation of QVNA and other groups that represent the interests of residents and businesses. Download PDF https://issuu.com/qvna/docs/qvna_jan2018
    https://qvna.org

Jan 02

As the holidays wind down and we enter the Ne...

As the holidays wind down and we enter the New Year, your Christmas tree has served you well as a source of beauty and a place to rest gifts for loved ones. Honor your tree and help it continue to provide value by considering the information below to recycle your tree. Do not burn your tree. The sap will smell unpleasant and coat your chimney with a type of tar that can irritate your nose and throat, as well as potentially set your house on fire. [ 102 more words ] https://qvna.org/2018/01/02/christmas-tree-disposal-information/

    Christmas Tree Disposal Information
    As the holidays wind down and we enter the New Year, your Christmas tree has served you well as a source of beauty and a place to rest gifts for loved ones. Honor your tree and help it continue to ...
    https://qvna.org

Jan 02

Jan 01

Happy New Year. It’s 2018, Y’all! There is no...

Happy New Year. It’s 2018, Y’all! There is no better way to welcome a New Year than with the SugarHouse Casino Fireworks on the Waterfront! #visitphilly

    Penn's Landing
    Happy New Year. It's 2018, Y'all! There is no better way to welcome a New Year than with the SugarHouse Casino Fireworks on the Waterfront! #visitphilly
    http://www.facebook.com

Dec 30

Please note special Blue Cross RiverRink Wint...

Please note special Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest skate times for New Year's Eve: Public skate sessions from 10AM - 3:30PM. At 3:30, the site will close for two pre-ticketed New Year's Eve Parties On Ice. The rink will re-open to the public on New Year's Day from 11AM - 1AM.

    Penn's Landing
    Please note special Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest skate times for New Year's Eve: Public skate sessions from 10AM - 3:30PM. At 3:30, the site will close for two pre-ticketed New Year's Eve Parties...
    https://www.facebook.com

Dec 30

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