20 hours ago

The Eastwick Community Banquet event is now S...

The Eastwick Community Banquet event is now SOLD-OUT! We look forward to celebrating Eastwick’s storied history, empowering engagement, and future opportunities on Friday, January 26, 2018. Our community comes together at this historic event, in recognizing and honoring individuals for outstanding dedication, action, and impacts in the Eastwick community. Honorees: Mr. Brian Abernathy, Ms. Amy Laura Cahn, Ms. Maggie Powell, and Pastor Darien Thomas. We extend deep gratitude and appreciation for all of our Event Sponsors: Brown's ShopRite, Interface Studio, Penrose Area Civic Association, Region Nine Housing Corporation, Beech Companies, Clean Air Council, Darby Creek Valley Association, Eastwick Family Services, Residence Inn by Marriott, Sierra Club-Southeastern PA Group, Delaware Riverkeeper Network, Eastwick Oral History Project and Penn Program in Environmental Humanities, Friends of Heinz Refuge, Natural Lands, Princeton Hydro. Your support allows us to continue the important work of empowering community-driven engagement in Eastwick.

    Eastwick Community Banquet Sold-Out
    The Eastwick Community Banquet event is now SOLD-OUT! We look forward to celebrating Eastwick's storied history, empowering engagement, and future opportunities during this special evening. Our community comes together at this historic event, in recognizing and honoring individuals for outstanding dedication, action, and impacts in the Eastwick community.
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21 hours ago

22 hours ago

Eastwick Community Banquet Sold-Out

Eastwick Community Banquet

    Eastwick Community Banquet Sold-Out
    The Eastwick Community Banquet event is now SOLD-OUT! We look forward to celebrating Eastwick's storied history, empowering engagement, and future opportunities during this special evening. Our community comes together at this historic event, in recognizing and honoring individuals for outstanding dedication, action, and impacts in the Eastwick community.
    http://eastwickfriends.wordpress.com

3 days ago

4 days ago

Got your eyes on another set of wheels? Our E...

Got your eyes on another set of wheels? Our Essington Impoundment Lot Auction (6801 Essington Ave) gets underway at noon! Get the auction list here ➡️ http://bit.ly/1UEbjwB

    Philadelphia Parking Authority
    Got your eyes on another set of wheels? Our Essington Impoundment Lot Auction (6801 Essington Ave) gets underway at noon! Get the auction list here ➡️ http://bit.ly/1UEbjwB
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6 days ago

Jan 09

Reminder: Our Essington Impoundment Lot Aucti...

Reminder: Our Essington Impoundment Lot Auction (6801 Essington Ave) starts up at noon sharp! Take a look at the vehicles up for auction today ➡️ http://bit.ly/1UEbjwB

    Philadelphia Parking Authority
    Reminder: Our Essington Impoundment Lot Auction (6801 Essington Ave) starts up at noon sharp! Take a look at the vehicles up for auction today ➡️ http://bit.ly/1UEbjwB
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Jan 03

Dec 31

South Philly String-Band is at Simeone Founda...

As the clock winds down on '17 we thought we'd share the most requested song from our FB friends the last several days! Enjoy this favorite we did for the camera folks at NBC10. If you're coming out to take in the parade live please know we are ready and can't wait to see you, but you need to be prepared and smart about the weather. From our SPSB family's to yours, HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

    South Philly String-Band
    As the clock winds down on '17 we thought we'd share the most requested song from our FB friends the last several days! Enjoy this favorite we did for the camera folks at NBC10. If you're coming...
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Dec 29

captgerryhare posted 1 photo to Flickr:

Dec 28

HAPPY NEW YEAR.The Free Library system will b...

HAPPY NEW YEAR.The Free Library system will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Friday, December 29, 2017 and closed Saturday, December 30, 2017 through Monday, January 1, 2018 for the New Year. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, January 2nd.

    Eastwick Branch (Free Library of Philadelphia)
    HAPPY NEW YEAR.The Free Library system will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Friday, December 29, 2017 and closed Saturday, December 30, 2017 through Monday, January 1, 2018 for the New Year....
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Dec 28

Eastwick Branch (Free Library of Philadelphia...

Have fun playing truth or dare in this friendly children's program.

    Truth or Dare
    Have fun playing truth or dare in this friendly children's program.
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Dec 27

Making holiday crafts!

Making holiday crafts!

    Eastwick Branch (Free Library of Philadelphia)
    Making holiday crafts!
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Dec 26

South Philly String-Band was live — at Simeon...

6825 Norwitch Dr

    South Philly String-Band
    South Philly String-Band, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 8.7K likes. Philadelphia Mummers Parade "2016 String Band Champions" est. 1946 in a Grays Ferry kitchen
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Dec 26

Dec 22

Eastwick Friends & Neighbors Coalition shared...

Join us on January 26 to celebrate Eastwick's Past, Present, and Future. Banquet tickets are now available to purchase on-line.

    Eastwick Community Banquet
    Eastwick Community Banquet - celebrating and honoring Eastwick past, present, and future. Eastwick Friends & Neighbors Coalition invites all to...
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Dec 18

Eastwick Branch (Free Library of Philadelphia...

Check out the snowmen our kids made. And it snowed that day!

    Eastwick Branch (Free Library of Philadelphia)
    Eastwick Branch (Free Library of Philadelphia), Philadelphia, PA. 302 likes · 14 talking about this · 190 were here. Children's Librarian: Amy Haebel; Adult/Teen Librarian: Mary Beth Triplett
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Dec 16

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Dec 13

Using snap circuits druing our STEM program!

Using snap circuits druing our STEM program!

    Eastwick Branch (Free Library of Philadelphia)
    Using snap circuits druing our STEM program!
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Dec 13

Our Snake Party was a big success! We learned...

Our Snake Party was a big success! We learned a lot about snakes! Here's a giant one!

    Eastwick Branch (Free Library of Philadelphia)
    Our Snake Party was a big success! We learned a lot about snakes! Here's a giant one!
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Dec 12

Eastwick Branch (Free Library of Philadelphia...

Listen to a reading of The Gingerbread Cowboy and decorate your very own gingerbread cookie!

    Decorate Gingerbread Cookie
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Dec 12

captgerryhare posted 1 photo to Flickr:

Dec 10

Dec 08

Philadelphia City Planning Commission added a...

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission (PCPC) guides the physical growth of Philadelphia with plans and policies that lead to the creation of well-designed, efficient and equitable places to live, work, and visit. Monthly Commission meetings are open to the public! Tentative Agenda: 1. Action Item: Approval of the Meeting Minutes for November 21, 2017. 2. Executive Director's Update. 3. Staff Presentation: Philadelphia2035 West District Plan draft (Presented by Brian Wenrich) 4. Action Item: Final Plat Revision for the Country Estates Development. (Presented by Sarah Chiu) 5. Action Item: Zoning Bill No. 170986: "An Ordinance amending Section 14-513 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled '/TOD, Transit-Oriented Development Overlay District,' to revise requirements and designations relating to said overlay district, and making related changes, all under certain terms and conditions." Introduced by Councilmember Blackwell on November 16, 2017. (Presented by Mason Austin) 6. Action Item: Zoning Bill No. 170990 "An Ordinance to amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by Oxford Street, 22nd Street, Jefferson Street, and 24th Street." Introduced by Councilmember Greenlee for Council President Clarke on November 16, 2017. (Presented by David Fecteau) 7. Action Item: Zoning Bill No. 171002 "An Ordinance to amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by Kensington Avenue, Adams Avenue, Leiper Street (extended), Frankford Creek, Castor Avenue, Wyoming Avenue, G Street, and Erie Avenue, all under certain terms and conditions." Introduced by Councilmember Sanchez on November 16, 2017. (Presented by David Fecteau) 8. Action Items: a. Zoning Bill No. 170995 "An Ordinance to amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by Ridge Avenue, Paoli Avenue, Umbria Street, Fountain Street, Manayunk Avenue, Gates Street, Pechin Street, and Fountain Street." Introduced by Councilmember Jones on November 16, 2017. (Presented by Matt Wysong) b. Zoning Bill No. 170996 "An Ordinance to amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by Henry Avenue, Valley Avenue, Domino Lane, Domino Lane North, Ridge Avenue, Harmon Road, Fowler Street, Domino Lane, Silverwood Street (Extended), Parker Avenue, Pechin Street (Extended), Fountain Street, Pechin Street, and Hermitage Street." Introduced by Councilmember Jones on November 16, 2017. (Presented by Matt Wysong) 9. Action Item: Zoning Bill No. 171003 "An Ordinance to amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by Allegheny Avenue, 2nd Street, Lehigh Avenue, and 6th Street, all under certain terms and conditions." Introduced by Councilmember Sanchez on November 16, 2017. (Presented by Matt Wysong) 10. Action Item: Zoning Bill No. 170997 "An Ordinance to amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded on the northeast by the Manayunk Canal, on the southeast by Green Lane, on the southwest by the Schuykill River, and on the northwest by Leverington Avenue with a straight line extending from Leverington Avenue to the Schuykill River. Further to approve the Residential Mixed-Use-2 District (RMX-2) Master Plan for the foregoing designated areas of land. Further, to amend certain provisions of Section 14-503 of The Philadelphia Code in connection with foregoing Master Plan. Further, to amend the Property Maintenance Code to exclude the foregoing Master Plan from certain provisions of said Property Maintenance Code." Introduced by Councilmember Jones on November 16, 2017. (Presented by Marty Gregorski) 11. Action Item: Zoning Bill No. 170987: "An Ordinance to amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by Chestnut Street, 40th Street, Locust Street, 42nd Street, Woodland Avenue, 43rd Street, Spruce Street, and 45th Street, all under certain terms and conditions." Introduced by Councilmember Blackwell on November 16, 2017. (Presented by Martine Decamp) 12. Action Item: Property Bill No. 170999: "An Ordinance authorizing the Commissioner of Public Property, on behalf of the City, to enter into a lease with an option to purchase with Ujima Community Transformation Partners, LLC, for use and/or purchase by the City of all or a portion of the premises located at 6750 Lindbergh Boulevard, under certain terms and conditions." Introduced by Councilmember Johnson on November 16, 2017. (Presented by Martine Decamp) 13. Action Item: Property Bill No. 170989: "An Ordinance authorizing the Commissioner of the Department of Parks and Recreation, on behalf of the City, to enter into one or more agreements with the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development to amend, restate, or otherwise replace the lease and sublease authorized by Bill No. 090330 to permit the Philadelphia Holocaust Remembrance Foundation, Inc., to construct, operate, maintain, and repair a Holocaust Memorial Plaza on the 'Premises' identified under the previously authorized lease and sublease, all under certain provisions." Introduced by Councilmember Greenlee for Council President Clarke on November 16, 2017. (Presented by Ian Litwin) 14. Action Item: Property Bill No. 171015: "An Ordinance authorizing the Commissioner of Public Property, on behalf of the City of Philadelphia, to acquire by purchase, condemnation or otherwise title in some or all of the parcels of land together with the improvements thereon commonly known as 4301, 4303 and 4305 Germantown Avenue, under certain terms and conditions." Introduced by Councilmember Bass on November 16, 2017. (Presented by Ian Hegarty)

    December City Planning Commission Meeting
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Dec 08

Eastwick Community Banquet, January 26, 2018

Eastwick Community Banquet

    Eastwick Community Banquet, January 26, 2018
    Eastwick Friends & Neighbors Coalition invites all to join in celebrating Eastwick's storied history, empowering engagement, and future opportunities at a special banquet. EASTWICK COMMUNITY BANQUET Celebrating and Honoring Eastwick's Past, Present, and Future. Friday, January 26, 2018 5:00 - 9:30 PM Embassy Suites, 9000 Bartram Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19153.
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Dec 05

Bidding at our Essington Impoundment Lot auct...

Bidding at our Essington Impoundment Lot auction (6801 Essington Ave.) starts at noon sharp! If you plan on heading down to place a bid, here are the vehicles up for auction today ➡️ http://bit.ly/1GlxYCa

    Philadelphia Parking Authority
    Bidding at our Essington Impoundment Lot auction (6801 Essington Ave.) starts at noon sharp! If you plan on heading down to place a bid, here are the vehicles up for auction today ➡️...
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Nov 30

Nov 27

Eastwick Branch (Free Library of Philadelphia...

See live snakes! Learn about snakes and thier habitats with snake educator Scott Prior. Touch a snake.

    Snake Party
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