8 hours ago

Fishtown Food Tour by Philly Foodies Tour

The first stop on the Fishtown Food Tour was Pizza Brain at 2313 Frankford Avenue. This destination is one part pizza shop, one part pizza museum. In fact, they hold...

Riverwards Produce is an amazing food market at 2200 East Norris Street. They offer an abundance of fresh fruits & vegetables, meats and cheeses, milk and bread, some...

The third stop on the Fishtown Food Tour was Philly Style Bagels at 1451 East Columbia Avenue. Who doesn’t like bagels? As I mentioned above, they tend to get a lot...

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The fourth stop on the Fishtown Food Tour was Good Spoon Soupery located at 1400 N. Front Street under the El and catercorner from Fishtown darling Wm. Mulherin and Sons (which, sadly, is...

...fifth stop on the Fishtown Food Tour was Ramona Susan’s Bake Shop located at 1255 Marlborough Street. This bakery specializes in all kinds of baked goods and sweet treats such as cupcakes...

...best for last? The final stop on the Fishtown Food Tour was Kensington Quarters at 1310 Frankford Avenue. I’ve been wanting to check out Kensington Quarters since it opened nearly 5 years...

    Fishtown Food Tour by Philly Foodies Tour - Philly Grub
    We already know that Fishtown is Philadelphia's hottest neighborhood. There's no sense in denying it. Forbes said so. The New York Times Loves Fishtown. Two years ago, Bon Appetit said you could find the Best Sandwich of the Year at Fishtown's Philly Style Bagels. There's been tons of other national press, but I digress.
    https://phillygrub.blog

45 hours ago

Searching for deals on Prime Day? Support Fri...

Searching for deals on Prime Day? Support Friends of Hackett by going to smile.amazon.com before you start your shopping! https://m.media-amazon.com/images/G/01/x-locale/paladin/email/charity/2018/1128157_us_amazon_smile_charity_pd18_contact_fb1_link_1200x627_1531437882._CB1531504841_.jpg


2 days ago

25+ Marvelous Things To Do In Philly This Week, July 16-22

Where:Evil Genius Beer Company, 1727 N. Front Street

This article has 18 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Where:The Wilma Theater, 265 S. Broad Street

Where:Various locations including Art Sanctuary, 628 S. 16th Street

Where:Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Various locations including Spruce Street Harbor Park, 301 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Various locations including Dock Street Brewery, 701 S. 50th Street

Where:Various locations including Restaurant Marokko, 54 E. Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore

Where:Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut Street

Where:Spice Finch, 220 S. 17th Street

Where:The Mann Center, 5201 Parkside Avenue

Where:Philadelphia Zoo, 3400 W. Girard Avenue

Where:Bok Bar, 800 Mifflin Street

Where:Burholme Park, 1400 Cottman Avenue

Where:Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel Street

Where:Rodin Museum, 2151 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Where:Various locations including Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, 1020 South Street

Where:Various locations including Red Owl Tavern, 433 Chestnut Street

Where:Various locations including 30th Street Station, 2955 Market Street

Where:American Swedish Historical Museum, 1900 Pattison Avenue

    25+ Marvelous Things To Do In Philly This Week, July 16-22
    The Oval+ | Photo by A. Yee for Fairmount Park Conservancy The Oval+ opening day, 10 free outdoor movies, SmörgåsBeer, FIGMAGO and more... Start gearing up for a jam-packed week of alfresco concerts, outdoor movie screenings, new attraction openings and dining deals in Philadelphia.
    https://www.uwishunu.com

3 days ago

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      1900 Block N. Front St. July 5, 2018 @ 2:58 p.m. Comment

4 days ago

  • ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT

    REVISIONS TO PREVIOUSLY APPROVED PLANS ISSUED UNDER PERMIT AP# 789669.

    2058 E SUSQUEHANNA AVE Issued July 12, 2018 Comment

4 days ago

Aether, an offshoot of popular Princeton restaurants, to put the fish in Fishtown

Aether (1832 Frankford Ave., at Berks) also will stretch the Frankford Avenue dining scene north. It’s about four...

    Aether, an offshoot of popular Princeton restaurants, to put the fish in Fishtown
    Add one more to the expanding Fishtown dining scene: Aether, a sexy, low-lit seafooder, is shooting to open just after Labor Day. It has a sterling pedigree, coming from the crew behind Mistral King of Prussia, Mistral Princeton, and Elements Princeton.
    http://www.philly.com

5 days ago

  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    FOR THE LEGALIZATION OF ONE (1) STORY ADDITION (PARKING) AND THE ERECTION OF TWO (2) STORY FRONT ADDITION OVER AN ONE (1) STORY PORTION; FOR THE ERECTION OF ONE (1) STORY REAR ADDITION OVER TWO (2) STORY PORTION; FOR THE ERECTION OF THREE (3) STORY ADDITION ON FRONT YARD OF AN EXISTING STRUCTURE WITH TWO (2) ROOF DECKS ACCESSED BY TWO (2) INDIVIDUAL ROOF DECK ACCESS STRUCTURE (MAX. 90 SF / EA) (TO CONTAIN STAIRS & LANDING ONLY); FOR USE AS MULTI-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING (FOUR (4) DWELLING) WITH TWO (2) ACCESSORY OFF-STREET INTERIOR PARKING, SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN THE APPLICATION/PLAN.

    2224-26 AMBER ST Issued July 10, 2018 Comment
  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    NEW 92% GAS SYSTEM WITH A/C NEW DUCTWORK.

    2214 AMBER ST Issued July 11, 2018 Comment
  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF AN ATTACHED STRUCTURE ( 51' HIGH); ROOF DECK ACCESSED BY PILOTHOUSES ; BALCONIES FROM THIRD FLOORS THROUGH FIFTH FLOORS; REAR DECK AT SECOND FLOOR FOR A MULTI-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING ( TWENTY-FOUR(24) DWELLING UNITS FROM SECOND FLOOR THROUGH FIFTH FLOORS WITH SIXTEEN(16) ACCESSORY PARKING SPACES INCLUDING WITH ONE(1) ACCESSIBLE SPACE AND ACCESSORY BICYCLE SPACES AT FIRST FLOOR IN AN ACCESSIBLE ROUTE. SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN THE APPLICATION.

    2020 DREER ST Issued July 11, 2018 Comment

5 days ago

It's been pretty amazing seeing the community...

It's been pretty amazing seeing the community take advantage of Hackett's new playground. We're very grateful to all the neighbors that have not only volunteered their time to help out with watering plants and picking up trash. We're also encouraged by all those that have been keeping an eye on the grounds in general. To help protect this neighborhood resource, we are working with ORCA and the neighboring households to install security cameras on a some of the surrounding homes. You will see new signage in the upcoming weeks posting the schoolyard hours (7AM to 9PM when school is not in session). The new signage will not only post hours, but also clarify and expand some of the schoolyard rules. We're aware that there have been dogs on the grounds and often running off leash on the turf. While we know that the signage near the turf does not explicitly prohibit dogs (although the signage near the play equipment does), please note that dogs are not allowed. This will be clarified with the new signage. In the meantime, please spread the word.

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5 days ago

15 New Breweries And Cideries To Check Out In Philadelphia This Summer

Fermentery Form, 1700 N. Palethorp Street

Where:Evil Genius Beer Company, 1727 N. Front Street

This article has 11 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Kurant Cider, 436 E. Girard Avenue

Love City Brewing, 1023 Hamilton Street

Goose Island Brewhouse, 1002 Canal Street

Yards Brewing Company, 500 Spring Garden Street

Original 13 Ciderworks, 1526 N. American Street

Fishtown Brewpub, 1101 Frankford Avenue

Urban Village Brewing Company, 1001 N. 2nd Street

Where:Wissahickon Brewing Company, 3705 W. School House Lane

Where:Chestnut Hill Brewing Company, 8221 Germantown Avenue

Where:Second District Brewing, 1939 S. Bancroft Street

Where:Brewery ARS, 1927-29 W. Passyunk Avenue

    15 New Breweries And Cideries To Check Out In Philadelphia This Summer
    A real beer drinker's town since the very beginning, Philadelphia has played - and still plays - a crucial role in American brewing. In the past year-and-a-half alone, small to larger breweries have tremendously grown Philadelphia's craft brewing scene. Philadelphia's well-established players have expanded into both exciting new digs ( Yards) and experimental upstarts ( Fermentery Form, Roy-Pitz Barrel House).
    https://www.uwishunu.com

6 days ago

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Jul 09

Our friends at Philadelphia Federal Credit Un...

Our friends at Philadelphia Federal Credit Union were named one of the best credit unions in Pennsylvania according to Forbes! Congrats PFCU! forbes.com/sites/kurtbadenhausen/2018/06/28/the-best-banks-and-credit-unions-in-every-state/#383741e84502

    The Best Banks And Credit Unions In Every State
    There were 18,000 commercial banks and savings institutions in the U.S. in the mid-1980s, but 35 years of massive consolidation and nearly 3,000 bank failures have cut the total by 70%. With the proliferation of online banks, it is even more important for local banks to demonstrate their advantages in regards to customer service, accessibility and financial advice.
    https://www.forbes.com

Jul 09

Jul 07

  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    ERECT THREE STORY STRUCTURE WITH MEZZANINE, CELLAR, ROOF DECK AND ACCESS PILOT HOUSE. USE AS SINGLE FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING.

    2027 ABIGAIL ST Issued July 5, 2018 Comment
  • DEMOLITION PERMIT

    FOR THE COMPLETE DEMOLITION OF EXISTING STRUCTURES. STRUCTURES TO BE DEMOLISHED BY HAND AND WITH HAND-HELD EQUIPMENT ONLY IN ACCORDANCE WITH SITE PLAN. PEDESTRIAN PROTECTION TO BE IN PLACE PRIOR TO START OF WORK AND TO BE MAINTAINED DURING ALL DEMOLITION ACTIVITIES. * A COVERED WALKWAY OR SIDEWALK CLOSURE SHALL BE REQUIRED IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 3306 OF THE IBC. SEPARATE BUILDING AND/OR STREETS DEPARTMENT PERMITS ARE REQUIRED. * 21 DAY POSTING AND NOTICE REQUIRED PER A-303.2 * NEWLY EXPOSED WALLS TO BE TREATED

    2210 E SUSQUEHANNA AVE Issued June 28, 2018 Comment
  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF A FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM AND STANDPIPE SYSTEM IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 2007, STANDARD 13, 13R & 14 TO INCLUDE A 4-INCH DIAMETER SERVICE LINE, STANDPIPE INTERCONNECTION, AND BACKFLOW PREVENTION ASSEMBLY INSTALLATION.

    1822 N FRONT ST Issued June 29, 2018 Comment
  • DEMOLITION PERMIT

    FOR THE COMPLETE DEMOLITION OF EXISTING STRUCTURES. STRUCTURES TO BE DEMOLISHED BY HAND AND WITH HAND-HELD EQUIPMENT ONLY IN ACCORDANCE WITH SITE PLAN. PEDESTRIAN PROTECTION TO BE IN PLACE PRIOR TO START OF WORK AND TO BE MAINTAINED DURING ALL DEMOLITION ACTIVITIES. SEE AP#879288 FOR PLANS. * A COVERED WALKWAY OR SIDEWALK CLOSURE SHALL BE REQUIRED IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 3306 OF THE IBC. SEPARATE BUILDING AND/OR STREETS DEPARTMENT PERMITS ARE REQUIRED. * 21 DAY POSTING AND NOTICE REQUIRED PER A-303.2 * NEWLY EXPOSED WALLS TO BE TREATED

    2214-18 E SUSQUEHANNA AVE Issued June 28, 2018 Comment
  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    CONSTRUCTION OF A THREE STORY STRUCTURE WITH MEZZANINE, CELLAR, ROOF DECK AND ACCESS PILOT HOUSE. USE AS SINGLE FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING.

    2027 ABIGAIL ST Issued July 5, 2018 Comment
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Jul 05

Does your block need some cleaning up? Don't ...

Does your block need some cleaning up? Don't forget to request tools from our tool library with Olde Richmond Civic Association - ORCA! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe4ef93wtQwLzZRmJjrQvsKYp2WeWOCLbiPUK2ChOmP5Ua7XQ/viewform

    EKNA/ORCA Neighborhood Cleanup Tool Library Request Form
    Please use this form to request tools from EKNA and ORCA for use for to request tools for block cleanups in the EKNA and ORCA service areas. This service is only available to EKNA/ORCA members that can prove residency and are only available Saturday 10am-2pm.
    http://docs.google.com

Jul 05

Jul 05

  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    ERECTION OF NEW ATTACHED THREE STORY & CELLAR SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING.AS PER PLANS

    1823 BLAIR ST Issued July 2, 2018 Comment
  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    NEW CONSTRUCTION OF A THREE (3) STORY SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING (IRC 2009 TOWNHOUSE CONSTRUCTION) WITH ROOF DECK AND PILOT HOUSE (FOR ACCESS TO ROOF DECK) AS PER APPROVED PLANS. BUILDING TO BE FULLY SPRINKLERED. **SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR MEP & FIRE SUPPRESSION WORK**

    2115 E NORRIS ST Issued June 28, 2018 Comment
  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION IF NEW DUCTWORK, REGISTERS/GRILLES/DIFFUSERS, AND WARM-AIR APPLIANCES AS PER ATTACHED STANDARDS. DEVIATIONS FROM THESE STANDARDS REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION AND SITE PLANS.

    2232 AMBER ST Issued June 29, 2018 Comment
  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    **SEPARATE TENANT FIT-OUT (NEWCON) PERMIT REQUIRED FOR COMMERCIAL TENANT(S) ON FIRST FLOOR** FOR TENANT FIT-OUT (NEWCON) ON THE 2ND AND 3RD FLRS OF A NEW, THREE (3) STORY STRUCTURE (AKA 2001-03 FRANKFORD AVE; SEE AP#770999 FOR CORE & SHELL; USING EX. FOUNDATION), AND FOR THE RECONSTRUCTION OF AN EXISTING THREE (3) STORY STRUCTURE (AKA 2005 FRANKFORD AVE), TOGETHER USED AS MULTI-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING (EIGHT (8) DWELLING UNITS) ON THE 2ND/3RD FLRS, AS PER PLANS; SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED ALL MEP/FSP WORK; BUILDING TO BE FULLY SPRINKLERED IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 13 THROUGHOUT.

    2001 FRANKFORD AVE Issued June 29, 2018 Comment
  • ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT

    TCO FOR 2 UNITS OF 10 AND 2 COMMERCIAL SPACES PER BP#776242; LIVING UNITS #5F AND #5G

    2012-18 FRANKFORD AVE Issued June 29, 2018 Comment
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Jul 03

It’s another hot one out there today! Look ou...

It’s another hot one out there today! Look out for our July newsletter, hitting inboxes soon!

    East Kensington Neighbors Association (EKNA)
    It's another hot one out there today! Look out for our July newsletter, hitting inboxes soon!
    https://www.facebook.com

Jul 02

Renovated Fishtown home offers contemporary character for $575K

2327 E. Susquehanna Avenue [Skye Michiels, Keller Williams]

    Renovated Fishtown home offers tons of contemporary character for $575K
    A Fishtown home that underwent major renovations-including ripping out hardwood floors and sub-flooring-has been given a sleek, new look with some very contemporary touches. The three-bed, three-bath home, which sits at the north side of Fishtown, opens to a living room with hardwood floors and contemporary gold light fixtures.
    https://philly.curbed.com

Jul 02

East Kensington Neighbors Association (EKNA) ...

Reminder: due to extreme heat, Philadelphia has issued a heat health emergency. Stay cool, neighbors!

    Health Commissioner Issues First Heat Health Emergency of 2018 | Department of Public Health
    PHILADELPHIA - In response to forecasted maximum heat indexes over 100, Health Commissioner Thomas Farley, MD, MPH issued a Heat Health Emergency in Philadelphia. This designation begins Sunday, July 1, at noon and is scheduled to end Wednesday, July 4 at 8 p.m.
    https://beta.phila.gov

Jul 02

Jul 01

Jun 30

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      1500 Block E. Berks St. June 19, 2018 @ 12:42 a.m. Comment

Jun 29

July First Friday!

1509 N Front St

1714 N Mascher

1816 Frankford Ave

1825 Frankford Ave

1638 E Berks St

2007 Frankford Ave

2029 Frankford Ave

2031 Frankford Ave

2033 Frankford Ave

2220 Frankford Ave

2228 Frankford Ave

2101 E York St

2415 Frankford Ave

2440 Frankford Ave

2026 E Hagert St

2442 Frankford Ave

2578 Frankford Ave

This article has 13 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

453 E Girard

411 E Girard Ave

310 E Girard Ave

206 E Girard Ave

951 Frankford Ave

1201 Frankford Ave

1210 Frankford Ave

1253 N Front St

1301 Frankford Ave

1333 Frankford Ave

1424 Frankford Ave

2301 E Albert St

1526 N American St

    July First Friday!
    Light up the sparklers and celebrate the summer with July's First Friday events! Check out our full First Friday schedule below: Enjoy a cigar - 18 and over only Vape Product Sale! | 11am-10pm -Buy 3 bottles of Naked get 4th for $1 - 10% off JUUL and BO - any 100ml bottle for $30 SCRATCH OFF LOTTERY GAMES AVAIALBLE IN THE STORE!
    http://www.frankfordavearts.org

Jun 29

Jun 29

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    3 TOILETS 3 LAVS 3 TUBS 1 LAUNDRY TUB 1 KITCHEN SINK (SFD)THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004

    2314 AMBER ST Issued June 26, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL 1" WATER LINE AND CURB TRAP AND PIPE BACK TO HOUSE PA20181700078(SFD)PA20181723641 "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"

    2214 AMBER ST Issued June 26, 2018 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    REPLACE 400AMP SERVICE WITH 600AMP SINGLE PHASE SERVICE AND INSTALL RECEPTACLES, LIGHTS, EXIT & EMERGENCY LIGHTS AS PER NEC 2008 EAST DISTRICT.**NO FIRE ALARM ON THIS PERMIT**

    1832 FRANKFORD AVE Issued June 26, 2018 Comment

Jun 28

FURTHER LISTINGS

Jun. 28- Green Party of Phila. holds Mtg. at Shissler Rec Ctr., 1800 Blair St., 7 p.m. For info: (215) 843-4256.

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Jun. 28- State Rep. Va-nessa Lowery Brown hosts Citywide Job Fair at Deliverance Evange-listic Ch., Fellowship Ha., 2001 W. Lehigh Ave., 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Arrive early, bring résumés, wear busi-ness attire. Workshops on job-seeking. Re-entry participants welcome. For info: (215) 879-6615.

...Grandfamilies’ Affected by Opioid Crisis. Beginning at 10:15 at the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging, 642 N. Broad St, 5th floor, Philadelphia, PA 19130. Casey will host a roundtable with local ‘grandfamilies’ and call...

Jun. 30- State Senator Anthony H. Williams and 12th & 18th Philadelphia Police Districts are hosting a Safe Summer Gun Buyback at Abiding Truth Ministries, 846 S. 57th street (57th and Washing ton Streets) Gift Cards provided for guns turned in. No questions asked.

...play dates on Saturday, from 10 a.m.-noon, at Columbus Square Play-ground, at 12th and Wharton streets...

    FURTHER LISTINGS
    Jun. 28- State Rep. An-gel Cruz hosts Police Re-cruitment Drive at 3503 N. B St., Unit 7, 9 a.m.-12 m. For info: (215) 291-5643. Jun. 28- State Rep. Va-nessa Lowery Brown hosts Citywide Job Fair at Deliverance Evange-listic Ch., Fellowship Ha., 2001 W. Lehigh Ave., 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
    http://www.phillyrecord.com

Jun 28

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