1 hour ago

Greater Brewerytown CDC added 2 new photos.

Wanamaker Building under Construction at 13th and Market Sts. on August 31, 1904. The photograph, taken by D.H. Burnham & Co., Architects, shows the exposed frame of the building and construction materials, as well as workers and horse and buggies on the street. And Present day:

    Greater Brewerytown CDC
    Greater Brewerytown CDC, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 549 likes · 27 talking about this · 368 were here. The Greater Brewerytown Development Corporation...
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2 hours ago

https://www.bizjournals.com/philadelphia/news...

https://www.bizjournals.com/philadelphia/news/2018/06/21/akwaaba-breakfast-inn-black-own-hotel-west-philly.html?ana=TRUEANTHEMFB_PL&utm_campaign=trueAnthem:+Trending+Content&utm_content=5b2d7f879ebbef0007a8ecc9&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=facebook

    Akwaaba Breakfast & Inn to open Philadelphia. And the black-owned B&B may be a first for the city. - Philadelphia Business Journal
    A Brooklyn-based bed-and-breakfast company - the owners of which have a reality show on the Oprah Winfrey Network - will expand to Philadelphia, representing what could very well be the only African American-owned accommodation in the City of Brotherly Love. Monique Greenwood and husband Glenn Pogue closed on the former Spruce Hill Manor property at 3709 Baring St.
    https://www.bizjournals.com

14 hours ago

https://www.visitphilly.com/articles/philadel...

https://www.visitphilly.com/articles/philadelphia/best-brunch-spots-in-philadelphia/?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=VisitPhillyFacebook&utm_content=PaidVPFB_Brunch#vp-article-section--item-14

    28 Great Brunch Spots in Philadelphia
    Article Weekends were made for brunching - chatting with friends, digging into a stack of syrupy pancakes, lingering over a latte or a Bloody Mary. Fortunately, Philly knows how to brunch. From the nearly endless options in the City of Brotherly Love, below are some great brunch spots for superlative weekend starters.
    https://www.visitphilly.com

14 hours ago

  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    NEW CONSTRUCTION OF A FOUR STORY STRUCTURE FOR USE AS A TWO FAMILY DWELLING AS PART OF A DEVELOPMENT CONSISTING OF 2 STRUCTURES 'A' AND 'B' (TWENTY RESIDENTIAL UNITS TOTAL ON THE LOT). A FOUR STORY STRUCTURE WITH CELLAR, ROOF DECK AND INTERIOR PRIVATE RESIDENTIAL PARKING GARAGES WITH TWO CAR SPACES AS PER PLANS. BUILDING TO BE FULLY SPRINKLERED IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 13 AS NOTED ON PLANS. SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR M, E, P AND FSS. REFER TO PERMIT A/P #859744 FOR APPROVED PLANS.

    1214-32 N 26TH ST Issued June 20, 2018 Comment
  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    NEW CONSTRUCTION OF A FOUR STORY STRUCTURE FOR USE AS A TWO FAMILY DWELLING AS PART OF A DEVELOPMENT CONSISTING OF 2 STRUCTURES 'A' AND 'B' (TWENTY RESIDENTIAL UNITS TOTAL ON THE LOT). A FOUR STORY STRUCTURE WITH CELLAR, ROOF DECK AND INTERIOR PRIVATE RESIDENTIAL PARKING GARAGES WITH TWO CAR SPACES AS PER PLANS. BUILDING TO BE FULLY SPRINKLERED IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 13 AS NOTED ON PLANS. SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR M, E, P AND FSS. REFER TO PERMIT A/P #859744 FOR APPROVED PLANS.

    1214-32 N 26TH ST Issued June 20, 2018 Comment
  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    NEW CONSTRUCTION OF A FOUR STORY STRUCTURE FOR USE AS A TWO FAMILY DWELLING AS PART OF A DEVELOPMENT CONSISTING OF 2 STRUCTURES 'A' AND 'B' (TWENTY RESIDENTIAL UNITS TOTAL ON THE LOT). A FOUR STORY STRUCTURE WITH CELLAR, ROOF DECK AND INTERIOR PRIVATE RESIDENTIAL PARKING GARAGES WITH TWO CAR SPACES AS PER PLANS. BUILDING TO BE FULLY SPRINKLERED IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 13 AS NOTED ON PLANS. SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR M, E, P AND FSS. REFER TO PERMIT A/P #859744 FOR APPROVED PLANS.

    1214-32 N 26TH ST Issued June 20, 2018 Comment
  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    NEW CONSTRUCTION OF A FOUR STORY STRUCTURE FOR USE AS A TWO FAMILY DWELLING AS PART OF A DEVELOPMENT CONSISTING OF 2 STRUCTURES 'A' AND 'B' (TWENTY RESIDENTIAL UNITS TOTAL ON THE LOT). A FOUR STORY STRUCTURE WITH CELLAR, ROOF DECK AND INTERIOR PRIVATE RESIDENTIAL PARKING GARAGES WITH TWO CAR SPACES AS PER PLANS. BUILDING TO BE FULLY SPRINKLERED IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 13 AS NOTED ON PLANS. SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR M, E, P AND FSS. REFER TO PERMIT A/P #859744 FOR APPROVED PLANS.

    1214-32 N 26TH ST Issued June 20, 2018 Comment
  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    NEW CONSTRUCTION OF A FOUR STORY STRUCTURE FOR USE AS A TWO FAMILY DWELLING AS PART OF A DEVELOPMENT CONSISTING OF 2 STRUCTURES 'A' AND 'B' (TWENTY RESIDENTIAL UNITS TOTAL ON THE LOT). A FOUR STORY STRUCTURE WITH CELLAR, ROOF DECK AND INTERIOR PRIVATE RESIDENTIAL PARKING GARAGES WITH TWO CAR SPACES AS PER PLANS. BUILDING TO BE FULLY SPRINKLERED IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 13 AS NOTED ON PLANS. SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR M, E, P AND FSS. REFER TO PERMIT A/P #859744 FOR APPROVED PLANS.

    1214-32 N 26TH ST Issued June 20, 2018 Comment
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16 hours ago

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Johnson gets...

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Johnson gets a speeding ticket by Philadelphia Police in 1915. He gave the officer a $100 bill; when the officer protested that he couldn't make change for that much, Johnson told him to keep the change as he was going to make his return trip at the same speed.

    Greater Brewerytown CDC
    Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Johnson gets a speeding ticket by Philadelphia Police in 1915. He gave the officer a $100 bill; when the officer protested that he couldn't make change for that much,...
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16 hours ago

https://whyy.org/segments/rx-zucchini-brown-r...

https://whyy.org/segments/rx-zucchini-brown-rice-turkey-soup-medicaid-plan-offers-food-as-medicine/

    Rx: zucchini, brown rice, turkey soup Medicaid plan offers food as medicine
    Feliciano Pagan stood at his front door when the MANNA food truck pulled up to his two-story brick row home. Pagan, 48, greeted the driver with a smile as he carried in two large bags filled with frozen dinners and fresh fruit that would last a week.
    https://whyy.org

20 hours ago

Greater Brewerytown CDC added 2 new photos.

Check out these latest U.S. Census Bureau job opportunities in Philadelphia, and many others at www.usajobs.gov.

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    Greater Brewerytown CDC, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 548 likes · 31 talking about this · 368 were here. The Greater Brewerytown Development Corporation...
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23 hours ago

Yesterday, Council passes bill to protect hom...

Yesterday, Council passes bill to protect homeowners from Criminal & Defiant Trespassers (squatters).

    Greater Brewerytown CDC
    Greater Brewerytown CDC, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 548 likes · 30 talking about this · 368 were here. The Greater Brewerytown Development Corporation...
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24 hours ago

Farmstand opens at 9am tomorrow! We will hav...

Farmstand opens at 9am tomorrow! We will have some new items from local farms like eggs, sugar snap peas, cherry tomatoes, mushrooms, and more. Not to be outdone we will have plenty of Brewerytown Garden produce as well....maybe some gooseberries for a lucky few?

    Brewerytown Garden
    Farmstand opens at 9am tomorrow! We will have some new items from local farms like eggs, sugar snap peas, cherry tomatoes, mushrooms, and more. Not to be outdone we will have plenty of Brewerytown...
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28 hours ago

To kick off the summer, check out this list o...

To kick off the summer, check out this list of fun things to do!

    Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ All American BBQ Festival At Dilworth Park, Manayunk Arts Festival, Molestice Block Party, Juneteenth MusicFest and Parade, Philadelphia Irish American Festival and More!
    Things to do in Philadelphia ~ June 22 - 28 ~ Visiting Philadelphia or living in or nearby Philly? We have it all for you. Anything from free events in Philadelphia, to food festivals, historical sites, museums and much more. With so many things to do in Philadelphia, you can't go wrong.
    http://www.myphillyalive.com

30 hours ago

https://www.law.com/thelegalintelligencer/201...

https://www.law.com/thelegalintelligencer/2018/06/21/krasner-boosts-starting-salary-gives-raises-to-230-veteran-adas/

    Krasner Boosts Starting Salary, Gives Raises to 230 Veteran ADAs | The Legal Intelligencer
    Lean Adviser Legal Think Lean Daily Message "In project management terms, an error state is an error state. It might be big or small, it might be human or serendipity. None of that matters, find it and fix it." Lean Adviser Legal Think Lean Daily Message "In project management terms, an error state is an error state.
    https://www.law.com

38 hours ago

Yeah we know: https://trib.al/jMHQiSe

Yeah we know: https://trib.al/jMHQiSe

    What Petty Nextdoor Posts Reveal About America
    Nextdoor works a lot like Facebook, but instead of a "Like" button, it offers a "Thank" button, encouraging a kind of neighborly grace. More important, in order to join, you have to prove that you live where you say you do (by entering a code mailed to your home address, for example).
    https://www.theatlantic.com

39 hours ago

https://temple-news.com/tuh-a-potential-partn...

https://temple-news.com/tuh-a-potential-partner-in-multi-million-dollar-transportation-hub/

    TUH a potential partner in multi-million dollar transportation hub
    Temple University Hospital has been pegged as a possible partner in the revitalization efforts surrounding Amtrak's North Philadelphia station. The project, overseen by the North Station District LLC - a group of development companies who control the site - is led by 1967 philosophy alumnus Michael Bailkin who is the founder and chairman of The Arete Group.
    https://temple-news.com

39 hours ago

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    WIRING OF LIGHTS, SWITCHES, RECEPTACLES, TV, PHONE, INTERCONNECTED SMOKE AND C/O ALARM. INSTALL 200A SERVICE, 40- CIRCUITS... PER 2008 NEC FOR A ONE FAMILY BUILDING

    1404 N NEWKIRK ST Issued June 18, 2018 Comment
  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF A FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 2007, STANDARD 13 & 13R TO INCLUDE A 2-INCH DIAMETER SERVICE LINE AND 3-INCH DIAMETER BACKFLOW PREVENTION ASSEMBLY.

    2817 W GIRARD AVE Issued June 19, 2018 Comment
  • ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT

    AMEND PREVIOUSLY APPROVED PERMIT #856107 TO INCLUDE FULL 3RD FLOOR (NO 8' SETBACK)(VANCANT LOT ADJACENT), REVISED 2ND AND 3RD FLOOR LAYOUT, AND PILOT HOUSE LOCATION.

    1306 N DOVER ST Issued June 18, 2018 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    WIRE THROUGHOUT- LIGHTS, SWITCHES, RECEPTACLES, TV, PHONE, INTERCONNECTED SMOKE AND CO'S. INSTALL 200A SERVICE, 40- CIRCUITS. ALL WORK IN ACCORDANCE WITH 2008 NEC FOR A ONE FAMILY BUILDING

    1438 N 25TH ST Issued June 18, 2018 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    ON AN EXISTING 100AMP SERVICE,WIRE SFD BY ADDING OUTLETS,SWITCHES,RECESS LIGHTS AND BATHROOM FAN IN BASEMENT AS PER 2008 NEC (NORTH DISTRICT)

    2531 W THOMPSON ST Issued June 19, 2018 Comment
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39 hours ago

39 hours ago

https://www.uwishunu.com/2018/06/giant-manayu...

https://www.uwishunu.com/2018/06/giant-manayunk-arts-festival-takes-main-street-weekend-june-23-24/?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=VisitPhillyFacebook&utm_content=PaidVPFB_ManayunkArtsFest18

    The Manayunk Arts Festival Takes Over Main Street This Weekend
    Get ready for two full days of art appreciation, Philly. The Manayunk Arts Festival returns to Main Street in Manayunk for the 29th year on Saturday, June 23 and Sunday, June 24. Nearly 300 artists and crafters set up booths along Main Street between Shurs and Green lanes to sell their goods to around 200,000 collectors, buyers and casual shoppers.
    https://www.uwishunu.com

40 hours ago

Join us for the public grand opening on Septe...

Join us for the public grand opening on September 29th!

    Greater Brewerytown CDC
    Greater Brewerytown CDC, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 548 likes · 27 talking about this · 368 were here. The Greater Brewerytown Development Corporation...
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40 hours ago

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/06/21/con...

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/06/21/construction-tax-s-fate-uncertain-as-city-council-wraps-up-for-summer

    Construction tax's fate uncertain as City Council wraps up for summer
    On Wednesday, the Finance Department released a memo describing a negative effect on the city's finances if the legislation were enacted. "Even in a strong market for real estate development...
    http://planphilly.com

40 hours ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/crime/phila...

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/crime/philadelphia-district-attorney-larry-krasner-victims-panel-members-movita-johnson-harrell-sylvester-johnson-20180621.html

    Philly DA Larry Krasner introduces 20 members of victim advisory panel
    The district attorney on Thursday introduced the 20 new members of his victims' advisory panel, a group he said will examine and potentially retool the way his office supports and interacts with crime victims. - Chris Palmer, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

40 hours ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/columnists/inga_...

http://www.philly.com/philly/columnists/inga_saffron/when-trading-up-isnt-an-option-philadelphia-rowhouse-owners-build-up-20180621.html?mobi=true

    When trading up isn't an option, Philadelphia rowhouse owners build up | Inga Saffron
    Laurent Hedquist was single, and just starting his career as an architect in 2005, when he bought a two-story rowhouse in Bella Vista. Although it was small by American standards - about a thousand square feet - he felt like he was swimming in space.
    http://www.philly.com

45 hours ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/business/transpo...

http://www.philly.com/philly/business/transportation/philadelphias-bus-network-septa-transit-city-transportation-walker-20180621.html?mobi=true

    SEPTA's vision for a new bus network: faster, fewer stops, no transfer fees
    SEPTA issued a blueprint Thursday to revitalize its bus network in Philadelphia that's suffering from slow service, shrinking ridership, and competition from ride share businesses. A redesigned bus network could be "different from anything Philadelphia has seen in anybody's memory," said Jarrett Walker, whose firm was hired by SEPTA for $250,000 to author the 100-page report expected to shape the priorities for city transit in the coming years.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

Meanwhile in Center City Philly: http://www.p...

Meanwhile in Center City Philly: http://www.phillyvoice.com/bigbelly-trash-can-center-city-philadelphia-destroyed/

    What the heck happened to this Center City trash can?
    A BigBelly solar trash can right in the heart of Center City looks like it had a tragic stomachache. The trash can, located at the northeast corner of Broad and Sansom streets, was completely destroyed Wednesday morning. It appeared to have been severed in half while some of the plastic looked to have melted.
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

2 days ago

https://billypenn.com/2018/06/21/how-a-franci...

https://billypenn.com/2018/06/21/how-a-francisville-bike-shop-cafe-combo-defies-gentrification-stereotypes/

    How a Francisville bike shop-cafe combo defies gentrification stereotypes
    Izzat Rahman immigrated to Philly from his native Malaysia back in 2009 to attend Temple's Fox School of Business. He majored in entrepreneurship and management information systems, and on the side, fixed bicycles for cheap out of his North Philly basement.
    https://billypenn.com

2 days ago

https://trib.al/RhMFokh

https://trib.al/RhMFokh

    The opioid overdose crisis is hitting all of Philadelphia, new data show
    A new analysis of overdose deaths and where they occurred in Philadelphia over the last decade shows that although the Kensington area is by far the hardest hit, few corners of the city are untouched by an opioid crisis that usually kills in private homes, away from the open-air heroin encampments that have received so much attention.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

Opinion: http://thephiladelphiacitizen.org/gu...

Opinion: http://thephiladelphiacitizen.org/guest-commentary-its-time-to-shake-up-the-office-of-property-assessment/

    Guest Commentary: It's time to shake up the Office of Property Assessment
    Budget season in Philadelphia comes with at least one guarantee: ritual beatings of civil servants and grandstanding by City Council members. As stories about School District deficits , property tax delinquents , and a missing $33 Million make headlines, Chief Assessment Officer Michael Piper's Office of Property Assessment has largely escaped scrutiny outside PlanPhilly.
    http://thephiladelphiacitizen.org

2 days ago

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/06/20/81-...

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/06/20/81-new-tax-free-sites-ok-d-by-city-council-committee

    81 new tax-free sites OK'd by City Council committee
    City Council's Finance Committee has quickly and quietly approved a bill that would create 81 separately listed, tax-free Keystone Opportunity Zones (KOZs), many of them covering multiple parcels, spanning a total of more than 93.7 acres.
    http://planphilly.com

2 days ago

https://northeasttimes.com/driscoll-henon-see...

https://northeasttimes.com/driscoll-henon-seek-to-help-seniors-manage-property-taxes-c1c4fb2dd17f

    Driscoll, Henon seek to help seniors manage property taxes
    State Rep. Mike Driscoll and City Councilman Bobby Henon last Friday held a news conference outside the Liberty Bell Diner to promote Driscoll's new bill intended to increase the number of Philadelphia senior citizens eligible for the city's property tax freeze program. Driscoll and Henon invited area seniors to the news conference.
    https://northeasttimes.com

3 days ago

Brewerytown Living shared MMPartners, LLC.'s ...

    MMP Presents Building History - History of the Fairmount Historic District
    We are trying something new here with creating a video series called MMP Presents Building History! Each episode we will talk about the history associated with our many projects. We love saving old buildings and the stories that go with the buildings.
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