25 min ago

Philadelphia City Planning Commission added a...

Civic Design Review is an opportunity for major development projects to be reviewed in a public forum and be evaluated against consistent standards. Meetings are open to the public! The tentative agenda is: 1. Adoption of Civic Design Review Calendar for 2018. 2. 4125 Chestnut Street, Zoned: CMX-4, Total proposed GSF, 66,749 sq. ft., Uses: Residential, 130 units totaling 54,850 sq. ft., Office space totalling 8,828 sq. ft., and secondary accessory space, 3,071 sq. ft., Automobile parking within underground garage for 25 spaces, 44 bicycle spaces. Developer: 4125 Chestnut St CRCP LLC, Architect: Sara Ann Logan Patterson, LABhaus Architects, Attorney: Michael Mattioni, Esq., Presented by Beige Berryman. (Note: this project was previously presented at the CDR meeting of November 7, 2017). 3. 2200 W. Oxford Street, Zoned: RM-2, Total proposed GSF, 106,543 sq. ft., Uses Residential, 61 dwelling units in 44 two or three story attached structures, Community center and leasing office, 1,628 sq. ft., 33 surface parking spaces, no bicycle parking spaces provided. Developer: TN Ward Company for the Philadelphia Housing Authority, Architect: Barton Partners, Attorney: Darwin Beauvais, Esq. Presented by Sarah Richardsen. 4. 2301-15 Emerald Street, Zoned RM-1, Total proposed GSF, 53,582 sq. ft. Uses: Residential, 40 dwelling units, 10 surface parking spaces, 14 bicycle parking spaces provided. Developer: Streamline, Architect: Harman Deutsch, Attorney: David Orphanides, Esq., Orphanides and Toner, LLC. Presented by Jack Conviser. For more information and project details, visit: http://www.phila.gov/CityPlanning/projectreviews/Pages/CivicDesignReview.aspx

    Late November Civic Design Review
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16 hours ago

Fishtown Area Business Association shared a p...

    Lyn M Truszkowski
    During this time of giving, we certainly cannot forget our furry friends! PLEASE bring items listed on this flyer and receive a raffle ticket to win a special door prize! PLEASE share!
    https://www.facebook.com

26 hours ago

NKCDC shared an event to East Kensington Neig...

Come learn about important environmental health topics in the home at this workshop! Get advice on how to protect your family from lead, mold, and asthma. The EPA will provide free lead testing and the Clean Air Council will help you monitor your air (and receive a $25 giftcard for your participation!). facebook.com/events/1694664790557938/

    Environmental Health Workshop
    https://www.facebook.com

35 hours ago

43 hours ago

What time is dismissal this week? I can’t fin...

What time is dismissal this week? I can’t find anything in the school site.

    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

3 days ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL 1 1/2" WATER SERVICE,HOUSE TRAP AND FAI-PA1#20173181993-"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"

    1841-43 N 2ND ST Issued November 16, 2017 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 200AMP SERVICE & WIRING THROUGHOUT 60-LIGHT FIXTURES, 58-RECEPTACLES, 36-SWITCHES & 8-SMOKE DETECTORS AS PER NEC 2008 EAST DISTRICT

    1827 BLAIR ST Issued November 16, 2017 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL 1 1/2" WATER SERVICE,HOUSE TRAP AND FAI-PA1#20173181993-"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"

    1841-43 N 2ND ST Issued November 16, 2017 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 200AMP SERVICE & WIRING THROUGHOUT 60-LIGHT FIXTURES, 58-RECEPTACLES, 36-SWITCHES & 8-SMOKE DETECTORS AS PER NEC 2008 EAST DISTRICT

    1825 BLAIR ST Issued November 16, 2017 Comment

3 days ago

These nearby schools are looking for financial help on DonorsChoose.org:

  • Dissection : Bringing Biology to Life

    Ms. Champion is asking for $517.71:
    My students need the specimens for dissection. We have all the dissecting kits and trays all we need is the preserved organisms.
    Kensington Capa High School Comment
  • How Does Our Garden Grow? Hydroponically!!

    Ms. Champion is asking for $521.87:
    My students need these items to expand our program in hydroponics. We would like to start our own seeds for our outdoor vegetable garden this year.
    Kensington Capa High School Comment

3 days ago

3 days ago

Friends Of Hackett added 4 new photos.

Thanks to everyone who made it out to our Happy Hour Fundraiser at Bait & Switch Seafood Bar yesterday!

    Friends Of Hackett
    Friends Of Hackett, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 849 likes. The mission of the Friends of Hackett is to provide support to all current and future Hackett Elementary students, teachers, staff, and parents.
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Just a reminder that the EKNA General Members...

Just a reminder that the EKNA General Membership Meeting is this Monday Nov 20th at 6:30 at Philadelphia Brewing. We’ll be holding elections for President, VP, Treasurer and 3 Board Member At Large seats. Come make your voice heard and learn how you can get involved in some great neighborhood projects.

    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Friends Of Hackett shared a link.

    In a historic vote, a divided SRC moves to abolish itself
    The School Reform Commission, the state-devised panel that has ruled the Philadelphia School District for 16 years, voted to dissolve itself Thursday night, declaring the era of distress for the city's schools over. - Kristen A. Graham, Maddie Hanna, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

4 days ago

4 days ago

5 days ago

The 26th Police District Advisory Committee i...

The 26th Police District Advisory Committee is hosting a Holiday Bazaar on Dec. 13th. A chance to do some holiday shopping and support your local police

    East Kensington Neighbors Association (EKNA)
    The 26th Police District Advisory Committee is hosting a Holiday Bazaar on Dec. 13th. A chance to do some holiday shopping and support your local police
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

Friends Of Hackett shared their event.

Today 5-7pm at Bait & Switch!

    Happy Hour Fundraiser
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

Preserving Philly stoops, and stoop culture, into the future

A few are being sent to Emerald Park at 2305 Emerald St. and North Philly Peace Park at 2200 Jefferson St.

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A few are being sent to Emerald Park at 2305 Emerald St. and North Philly Peace Park at 2200 Jefferson St.

    Preserving Philly stoops, and stoop culture, into the future
    "In a city like Philly, everything has a story. There's just so much history, it's what makes this city great and we should be doing everything we can to preserve that instead of just wiping it out." - Tommy Rowan, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

5 days ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE WATER HEATER

    1942 MUTTER ST Issued November 14, 2017 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    TOTAL REWIRE AND NEW 200AMP SERVICE AND ALL NECESSARY BONDING AND GROUNDING PER 2008 NEC (SFD)

    2217 N HOWARD ST Issued November 14, 2017 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    CURB TRAP,3/4 WATER SERVICE,MAIN DRAIN,2PC BATH,3PC BATH,4PC BATH,KITCHEN SINK AND WASHER (SFD)PA20173170972 THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004 "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"

    1825 BLAIR ST Issued November 14, 2017 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    CURB TRAP,3/4 WATER SERVICE,MAIN DRAIN,2PC BATH,3PC BATH,4PC BATH,KITCHEN SINK AND WASHER (SFD)PA20173170972 THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004 "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"

    1827 BLAIR ST Issued November 14, 2017 Comment

5 days ago

Brooke Hoffman shared an event to Friends Of ...

Hopefully this is on the radar of Hackett families! If not, it's not too late to come out! We'll have soft pretzels, drinks, and fruit! Hope to see you there! TONIGHT at 5:30pm

    We need You at Penn Treaty's "Feedback & Findings" Meeting!
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6 days ago

In 7 Days we will open our doors to offer a s...

In 7 Days we will open our doors to offer a spectacular meal prepared by our team at Sky Philadelphia. On November 22nd 10am-1pm at St. Michael's Lutheran Church 19125 come eat with us, we would love to have you join us. No one should be alone or hungry. #thanksgivingcommunitybrunch to make a contribution visit;

    Click here to support Thanksgiving Community Brunch organized by George Raymond
    Too often, too many people are alone and hungry for the Holidays. We are changing this by providing a solution. By donating you will help a family create a wonderful memory of a holiday, instead of being reminded of their poverty. Thanksgiving Community Brunch is a nonprofit organization suppo...
    https://www.gofundme.com

6 days ago

  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL A BRYANT 45K BTU GAS FURNACE 80% AFUE WITH ALL MATERIALS FOR COMPLETE INSTALLATION. REMOVE OLD EQUIPMENT.

    2137 N PHILIP ST Issued November 13, 2017 Comment
  • ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT

    TEMPORARY CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY FOR THE SECOND AND THIRD FLOORS ONLY.

    2206-10 N FRONT ST Issued November 13, 2017 Comment

Nov 14

Friends Of Hackett shared their event.

We're looking forward to our first Happy Hour Fundraiser of the school year this Thursday from 5-7pm! Bait & Switch Seafood Bar will generously donate $1 from each drink sold towards our project to update the stage lighting in the cafeteria. Hope to see you there!

    Happy Hour Fundraiser
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 13

EKNA and NKCDC are looking for an event coord...

EKNA and NKCDC are looking for an event coordinator to manage the beloved Philadelphia Federal Credit Union Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby and Arts Fest. As anyone who lives in East Kensington knows, this is the best day of the year and we are looking to make this May's festival the best yet by bringing on an event coordinator to work with NKCDC and ENKA. If you're interested in event planning and community development as well as getting a lot of people to have a great time, please check out the RFP to submit your proposal today. http://www.nkcdc.org/kksd-coordinator/

    NKCDC - KKSD Event Coordinator
    Event coordinator will assist with the logistical details of hosting the 12th Annual KKSD and Arts Festival on Saturday, May 19, 2018. Contract term for project planning, execution, and wrap-up/summary will run from January through June of 2018.
    http://www.nkcdc.org

Nov 13

Nov 13

Nov 12

We're having a Friends meeting tomorrow at 6:...

We're having a Friends meeting tomorrow at 6:30 p.m. Stop by if you can!

    Fishtown Community Branch
    We're having a Friends meeting tomorrow at 6:30 p.m. Stop by if you can!
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 12

Puerto Rican food, drink and art for clean water

A Seed on Diamond Gallery at 124 Diamond St. 19122

    Puerto Rican food, drink and art for clean water
    Puerto Rican natives in Philly have come together for an art opening party that will help raise money to help get clean water to those parts of the island that are still lacking. Tickets include food from new Reading Terminal Market vendor Loco Lucho, tropical drinks, traditional guitar and a show by 200 artists in the Puerto Rican diaspora.
    https://billypenn.com

Nov 12

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL 4WC, 4LS, 3TUBS 1KS, 1GD, LT, DW - THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004

    1847 PALETHORP ST Issued November 10, 2017 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    INTERIOR ALTERATIONS TO INCLUDE INTERIOR DEMOLITION OF NON-LOAD BEARING PARTITIONS. INSTALL SHEETROCK IN KITCHEN AND BATHROOM. INSTALL WINDOWS AND DOORS IN EXISTING OPENINGS. APPLICANT AGREES TO LIMIT THE CONSTRUCTION TO COMPLY WITH EZ PERMIT STANDARD FOR INTERIOR ALTERATIONS, DATED JANUARY 2011. DEVIATION FROM THE STANDARD WILL RESULT IN REVOCATION OF THIS PERMIT AND IMPOSITION OF FURTHER PENALTIES. ALL NECESSARY MECHANICAL, ELECTRICAL, PLUMBING AND FIRE SUPPRESSION PERMITS TO BE OBTAINED, AS NECESSARY.

    1910 N HANCOCK ST Issued November 10, 2017 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL 4WC, 4LS, 3TUBS 1KS, 1GD, LT, DW - THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004

    1845 PALETHORP ST Issued November 10, 2017 Comment

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