35 hours ago

Our June meeting is tonight at Philadelphia B...

Our June meeting is tonight at Philadelphia Brewing Co. at 6:30 PM! Bring a neighbor, grab a beer and learn more about our work in East Kensington! https://mailchi.mp/af7e4994aa1c/ekna-april-meetings-and-events-3356145

    EKNA June Meeting Tonight!
    This past summer EKNA and Friends of Letterly Green worked with Councilman Squilla and the City to successfully preserve the green space Green at the corner of Letterly and Amber Streets. We have half the money we need for the park renovation from the Cedar Hill Foundation but now we need our community to get us the rest of the way to a full renovation.
    https://mailchi.mp

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    NEW 2" DOMESTIC WATER NEW 5" SEWER CURB TO BLDG

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    ERECT THREE STORY REAR YARD AND ONE STORY (THIRD FLOOR) ADDITION TO EXISTING SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING.UNDERPINNING AS PER PLANS.

    2527 E GORDON ST Issued June 13, 2018 Comment

5 days ago

This Saturday is a great day to do some clean...

This Saturday is a great day to do some cleaning up around our neighborhood! Friendly reminder that EKNA offers residents a cleanup tool library and Clean PHL is always looking for block captains! https://www.ekna.org/greening-cleaning-committee/

    Greening & Cleaning Committee
    The East Kensington Neighbors Association's mission is to organize the voice, concerns, and the action of East Kensington (EK) residents in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    https://www.ekna.org

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    INSTALLATION OF RESIDENTIAL FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 13-D THROUGHOUT A THREE (3) STORY STRUCTURE WITH BASEMENT AND PILOT HOUSE (SINGLE-FAMILY DWELLING). THIS IS A MULTI-PURPOSE SYSTEM UTILIZING A COMBINED ONE INCH (1") DOMESTIC AND FIRE SERVICE LINE WITH REMOTE TOILET CONNECTION PER PLANS. SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR ALL PLUMBING WORK.

    2650 E NORRIS ST Issued June 12, 2018 Comment
  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    EZ PERMIT DUCTWORK & WARM-AIR APPLIANCES 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.

    1238 E MONTGOMERY AVE Issued June 12, 2018 Comment
  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    INSTALLATION OF RESIDENTIAL FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 13-D THROUGHOUT A THREE (3) STORY STRUCTURE WITH BASEMENT AND PILOT HOUSE (SINGLE-FAMILY DWELLING). THIS IS A MULTI-PURPOSE SYSTEM UTILIZING A COMBINED ONE INCH (1") DOMESTIC AND FIRE SERVICE LINE WITH REMOTE TOILET CONNECTION PER PLANS. SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR ALL PLUMBING WORK.

    2652 E NORRIS ST Issued June 12, 2018 Comment

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Jun 12

Officially open! Have a great summer!

Officially open! Have a great summer!

    Friends Of Hackett
    Officially open! Have a great summer!
    https://www.facebook.com

Jun 11

Packed house for the Amazing Mr. Q!

Packed house for the Amazing Mr. Q!

    Fishtown Community Library
    Packed house for the Amazing Mr. Q!
    https://www.facebook.com

Jun 11

27 Fantastic Things To Do In Philly This Week, June 11-17

Where:Greensgrow Farms, 2501 E. Cumberland Street

This article has 20 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Where:Betsy Ross House, 239 Arch Street

Where:Various locations including Booker's Restaurant & Bar, 5021 Baltimore Avenue

Where:Franklin Square, 200 N. 6th Street

Where:Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard

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

Where:Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad Street

Where:Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad Street

Where:The Rail Park, Broad and Noble streets to 11th and Callowhill streets

Where:The Rail Park, Broad and Noble streets to 11th and Callowhill streets

Where:Laurel Hill Cemetery, 3822 Ridge Avenue

Where:Kickoff Party: Love City Brewing, 1023 Hamilton Street; Art for the Cash Poor: 10th Street from Buttonwood Street to Hamilton Street

Where:The African American Museum, 701 Arch Street

Where:Various locations including Lloyd Hall, 1 Boathouse Row

Where:Dilworth Park, 1 S. 15th Street

Where:Clark Park, 4300-4398 Baltimore Avenue

Where:The Rosenbach, 2008 Delancey Place

Where:Johnson House Historic Site, 6306 Germantown Avenue

Where:The Schmidt's Commons, 1001 N. 2nd Street

Where:Taller Puertorriqueno, 2600 N. 5th Street

Where:Various locations including the Museum of the American Revolution, 101 S. 3rd Street

    27 Fantastic Things To Do In Philly This Week, June 11-17
    The Rail Park | Photo courtesy The Rail Park Grand opening of the Rail Park, the Clark Park Music and Arts Festival, Juneteenth Festival in Germantown and so much more... The Besty Ross House and Historic Philadelphia, Inc. fete the American flag for a full week with Flag Fest 2018.
    https://www.uwishunu.com

Jun 10

Jun 09

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    REPLACE WATER HEATER

    619 E THOMPSON ST Issued June 6, 2018 Comment
  • DEMOLITION PERMIT

    FOR THE COMPLETE DEMOLITION OF A TWO-STORY STRUCTURE AS PER PLAN. A COVERED WALKWAY OR SIDEWALK CLOSURE SHALL BE REQUIRED WITHIN 6 FEET OF BUILDING FACADE IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 3306 OF THE IBC. SEPARATE BUILDING AND/OR STREETS DEPARTMENT PERMITS MAY BE REQUIRED. ANY DEVIATION WILL REQUIRE AN AMENDED BUILDING PERMIT.

    2332 E THOMPSON ST Issued June 6, 2018 Comment
  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    EZ PERMIT DUCTWORK & WARM-AIR APPLIANCES- 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. TO LEGALIZE EXISTING MECHANICAL WORK.

    2405 E GORDON ST Issued June 6, 2018 Comment

Jun 08

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    NEW CURB TRAP & FAI IN TO BASEMENT PA1# 2018-1550440 - "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"

    607 E THOMPSON ST Issued June 5, 2018 Comment
  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    FULL DEMOLITION OF TWO STORY BRICK STRUCTURE, ALL DEMOLITION WILL BE DONE MANUALLY BY HAND

    2332 E THOMPSON ST Issued June 4, 2018 Comment
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    200 AMP SERVICE & REWIRING PER 2008 NEC (SFD)

    812 GAUL ST Issued June 5, 2018 Comment

Jun 07

Do you know a recent graduate or someone look...

Do you know a recent graduate or someone looking to make a career change with a passion for helping Philadelphia neighborhoods? Our friends at NKCDC are looking for three Americorps VISTAs for the next term starting in August! http://www.nkcdc.org/americorps-vista/

    NKCDC - AmeriCorps VISTA positions
    NKCDC seeks outstanding individuals to provide a year of service through the VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) program. Our VISTA volunteers will receive a small monthly living allowance funded and administered by the U.S. Corporation for National and Community Service.
    http://www.nkcdc.org

Jun 06

East Kensington Neighbors Association (EKNA) ...

Did you know that you can request tools from EKNA and Olde Richmond Civic Association - ORCA for your very own block cleanup? Tools are available for pickup every Saturday from 10 AM to 2 PM upon request! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe4ef93wtQwLzZRmJjrQvsKYp2WeWOCLbiPUK2ChOmP5Ua7XQ/viewform

    East Kensington Neighbors Association (EKNA)
    East Kensington Neighbors Association (EKNA) added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

Jun 04

From beer to bagels: Explore the top 5 spots in Fishtown

Next up is breakfast, brunch and music spot Milkcrate Cafe, which offers refreshments and records at 400 E. Girard Ave. With 4.5 stars out of 190 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.

Beer bar Memphis Taproom is another top choice, featuring a backyard patio and Sunday brunch. Yelpers give the business, located at 2331 E. Cumberland St., four stars out of 624 reviews.

Specialties include the shrimp and fideos -- Mexican garlic butter shrimp served with crispy vermicelli noodles, avocado, serrano peppers and guajillo strips -- and the traditional tortilla soup with Chihuahua cheese. Head over to 2401 E. Norris St. to see for yourself.

Try the Jane pizza with mozzarella, aged provolone, Grana Padano and fresh basil, or the Buffy Ernst (mozzarella, blue cheese, chicken, red onion, scallions and housemade buffy sauce). You can find the pizza spot at 2313 Frankford Ave., as well as a Pizza Dads outpost in Brewerytown.

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Topping the list is Wm. Mulherin's Sons, which describes its cuisine as "urban, wood-fired Italian." Serving up pizzas, pastas, small plates and more, the restaurant at 1355 N. Front St. is the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 366 reviews on Yelp.

    From beer to bagels: Explore the top 5 spots in Fishtown
    Looking to uncover all that Fishtown has to offer? Get to know this Philadelphia neighborhood by browsing its most popular local eateries, from an Italian spot to a cafe that doubles as a record shop. Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Fishtown, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses.
    http://6abc.com

Jun 04

Where to Find Vegan Tacos in Philadelphia Right Now

Where: Loco Pez; 2401 East Norris Street, Fishtown

This article has 8 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Where: Mission Taqueria; 1516 Sansom Street, Rittenhouse

Where: Bar Bombon; 133 South 18th Street, Rittenhouse

Where: Revolution Taco; 2015 Walnut Street, Rittenhouse

Where: P.S. & Co.; 1706 Locust Street, Rittenhouse

Where: Cafe Ynez; 2025 Washington Avenue, Graduate Hospital

Where: V Street; 126 South 19th Street, Rittenhouse

Where: Cantina dos Segundos; 931 North 2nd Street, Northern Liberties

Where: Cantina los Caballitos; 1651 East Passyunk Avenue, Passyunk

    Where to Find Vegan Tacos in Philadelphia Right Now
    From breakfast tacos to cheesesteak tacos, here's nine local spots serving up delicious (and unique) vegan tacos. At this point, tacos are basically a food group, right? There is certainly no lack of taco variety here in Philadelphia - and that includes vegan tacos.
    https://www.phillymag.com

Jun 03

Friends Of Hackett shared Philadelphia Eagles...

Thank you, Eagles!

    Philadelphia Eagles
    Get an inside look at our 2018 #Eagles Playground Build from Horatio B. Hackett School in Kensington. #FlyEaglesFly
    http://www.facebook.com

Jun 02

Jun 01

Friends Of Hackett added 7 new photos.

Blue & Gold Spirit Day at Hackett School! Special thanks to Portside Arts Center for creating a flag making craft for the students today. We were happy to join Portside staff, our neighbors at Beacon, and other community volunteers at this fun day for Hackett students and staff.

    Friends Of Hackett
    Friends Of Hackett added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

Jun 01

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May 30

Friends Of Hackett added 18 new photos.

We thank the Superbowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles for selecting Hackett School as the site of their 2018 Eagles Playground Build. Our students and teachers enjoyed working with the Eagles' Players and Staff today.

    Friends Of Hackett
    Friends Of Hackett added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

May 30

Couples To Receive Full Restitution For Deposits After Fishtown Wedding Venue Unexpectedly Closes

Skybox, which was located on the 2400 block of East York Street, had a Special Assembly and Occupancy License, but it expired nearly three years ago in...

    Couples To Receive Full Restitution For Deposits After Fishtown Wedding Venue Unexpectedly Closes
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - The Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office announced Wednesday that couples will receive full restitution for their deposits after a Fishtown wedding venue unexpectedly closed in April. Attorney General Josh Shapiro said four couples will receive their deposits totaling $20,250 after Christos Aivazoglou entered into a settlement on behalf of Skybox Events.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

May 30

Fishtown venue must cough up $20k in restitution to couples jilted out of wedding site

The operators of the venue known as Skybox in the 2400 block of East York Street will pay $20,250 to fully refund the couples. The business had been operating illegally, on an expired permit, and was shut down in April.

    Fishtown venue must cough up $20k in restitution to couples jilted out of wedding site
    Four couples whose Fishtown wedding venue closed unexpectedly, leaving them scrambling to find a new location and out thousands of dollars, will recover their deposits, the Pennsylvania Attorney General's office announced Wednesday. The operators of the venue known as Skybox in the 2400 block of East York Street will pay $20,250 to fully refund the couples.
    http://www.philly.com

May 30

Dang, there's more than 60 farmers markets around Philly and the 'burbs

Where: 2501 East Cumberland Street

This article has 16 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Where: 7673 Germantown Ave, Chestnut Hill

Where: 43rd Street and Baltimore Avenue

Where: Dickinson Square Park, at Moyamensing Avenue and Morris Street

Where: On Church Street in between 2nd and 3rd streets

Where: 23rd and Pine streets

Where: East Passyunk Avenue, at 11th and Tasker streets

Where: 215 E. Penn Street

Where: 6300 Ridge Avenue

Where: 5267 Germantown Ave

Where: West Hunting Park Avenue and Old York Road

Where: North Park Avenue and Tabor Road

Where: 4300 Silverwood Street

Where: 54 North Bryn Mawr Avenue

Where: 1 Park Lane, Downingtown, in Kerr Park

Where: 200 Mill Street

Where: 960 Spruce Street, Lawrence Township

    61 Farmers' Markets Around Philadelphia and South Jersey
    There's no better place to get your fresh produce fix than at a local farmers' market - here are dozens of Philly-area spots to do just that. One of the many, many perks of warmer weather is the lush and bountiful produce scene. Everything just seems to taste better - probably because it's in season.
    https://www.phillymag.com

May 30

61 Farmers’ Markets Around Philadelphia and South Jersey

Where: 2501 East Cumberland Street

This article has 16 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Where: 7673 Germantown Ave, Chestnut Hill

Where: 43rd Street and Baltimore Avenue

Where: Dickinson Square Park, at Moyamensing Avenue and Morris Street

Where: On Church Street in between 2nd and 3rd streets

Where: 23rd and Pine streets

Where: East Passyunk Avenue, at 11th and Tasker streets

Where: 215 E. Penn Street

Where: 6300 Ridge Avenue

Where: 5267 Germantown Ave

Where: West Hunting Park Avenue and Old York Road

Where: North Park Avenue and Tabor Road

Where: 4300 Silverwood Street

Where: 54 North Bryn Mawr Avenue

Where: 1 Park Lane, Downingtown, in Kerr Park

Where: 200 Mill Street

Where: 960 Spruce Street, Lawrence Township

    61 Farmers' Markets Around Philadelphia and South Jersey
    There's no better place to get your fresh produce fix than at a local farmers' market - here are dozens of Philly-area spots to do just that. One of the many, many perks of warmer weather is the lush and bountiful produce scene. Everything just seems to taste better - probably because it's in season.
    https://www.phillymag.com

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    2332 E THOMPSON ST Issued May 25, 2018 Comment
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    INSTALL TOILET, LAVATORY, SHOWER, WASHER, KITCHEN SINK

    1238 E MONTGOMERY AVE Issued May 25, 2018 Comment

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