1 hour ago

Opinion: http://planphilly.com/eyesonthestre...

Opinion: http://planphilly.com/eyesonthestreet/2018/04/24/where-have-all-the-public-bathrooms-gone

    Where have all the public bathrooms gone?
    By Charles Ellison It's been 11 days since Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson were arrested for waiting while Black at a Rittenhouse Square Starbucks. In that time, the manager who called the cops on the two Philadelphia men left her job, the coffee-chain accepted blame for the incident, and most recently, Philadelphia Police Chief Richard Ross publicly apologized.
    http://planphilly.com

2 hours ago

http://www.philasun.com/local/city-council-pr...

http://www.philasun.com/local/city-council-president-clarke-seeks-to-ease-tensions-of-richard-allen-homes-residents-over-gentrification-realities-in-their-neighborhood/

    City Council President Clarke seeks to ease tensions of Richard Allen Homes residents over gentrification realities in their neighborhood - The Philadelphia Sunday Sun
    Tweet Share Pin Email ABOVE PHOTO: City Council President Darrell Clarke poses with members of RANG. (Photo: Courtesy of RANG) By Raymond Jones On a chilly April evening, 50 people gathered at the John F. Street Community Center, located at 11th and Poplar Street, to ask Philadelphia City Council President Darrell Clarke about the...
    http://www.philasun.com

2 hours ago

Crime: http://www.philly.com/philly/columnist...

Crime: http://www.philly.com/philly/columnists/jenice_armstrong/dominique-oglesby-penn-state-university-student-killed-jenice-armstrong-20180424.html?utm_campaign=Philly.com+Facebook+Account&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&cid=Philly.com+Facebook&mobi=true

    Help family of slain Penn State student find closure | Jenice Armstrong - Philly
    Philly, all of this killing over dumb stuff has got to stop. A bump, a look, some words, and the next thing you know, someone pulls out a gun and starts shooting. That's what happened with Dominique Oglesby, the 23-year-old Penn State student killed outside the Galaxy West Bar & Grill in West Philly in March.
    http://www.philly.com

4 hours ago

Who would you invite to a gathering in our go...

Who would you invite to a gathering in our gorgeous ballroom? Legend has it, the room was built at the request of Alexander Hemphill, the eldest son of the mansion's second owner, so he could entertain the Philadelphia First City Troop. #ParkCharms #MyPhillyPark

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    Who would you invite to a gathering in our gorgeous ballroom? Legend has it, the room was built at the request of Alexander Hemphill, the eldest son of the mansion's second owner, so he could...
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5 hours ago

Strawberry Mansion: At Everquest Studios, Hip-Hop is Both Art and Outlet

He was 19 when he went to Everquest for the first time. He grew up a few blocks from the Strawberry Mansion basement studio in the Johnson Homes on 25th Street and Ridge Avenue. Moody’s music is inspired by not only his experiences but the experiences of those around him.

    Strawberry Mansion: At Everquest Studios, Hip-Hop is Both Art and Outlet
    For Gary " Goliath Curtesy " Moody, hip-hop is about pain and healing. Moody has experienced his fair share of pain. When he was 16, his dad died of cancer. Moody found hip-hop as a way to express himself and his experiences, and reach others dealing with their own pain.
    https://philadelphianeighborhoods.com

13 hours ago

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https://trib.al/nMoovKd

    Philly airport has hundreds of job openings ready for takeoff
    More than 50 employers at Philadelphia International Airport are expected to participate in the job fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Temple University Liacouras Center, 1776 N. Broad Street. Airlines, restaurants, car rental companies, retailers, and government agencies are seeking to fill hundreds of openings, according to the airport.
    http://www.philly.com

13 hours ago

https://billypenn.com/2018/04/23/this-map-mak...

https://billypenn.com/2018/04/23/this-map-makes-it-easy-to-compare-your-property-tax-change-to-your-neighbors/

    This map makes it easy to compare your property tax change to your neighbors'
    Updated 5:30 p.m. with a second map that has additional filtering tools Since the beginning of April, many Philly residents have opened their mail to find an envelope full of sticker shock. The city just rolled out new property assessments - officially called " Proposed Valuations for Tax Year 2019" - and while some home values decreased, many went significantly up.
    https://billypenn.com

13 hours ago

In Strawberry Mansion :

In Strawberry Mansion :

    Greater Brewerytown CDC
    In Strawberry Mansion :
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15 hours ago

‪⚡️DEADLINE APPROACHING⚡️‬ ‪Pennsylvania High...

‪⚡️DEADLINE APPROACHING⚡️‬ ‪Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency is reminding students and families that the 2018-19 #PA State Grant application filing deadline is May 1st! ‬ ‪For more information go to pheaa.org ‬⬇️ http://www.pheaa.org/

    PHEAA - Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency
    The Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) is one of the nation's leading student aid organizations, serving millions of students and thousands of schools.
    http://www.pheaa.org

17 hours ago

Politics: https://philadelphianeighborhoods.c...

Politics: https://philadelphianeighborhoods.com/2018/04/21/politics-stemming-gun-violence-is-what-motivates-candidate-lindy-li/

    Politics: Stemming Gun Violence is What Motivates Candidate Lindy Li
    Lindy Li's decision to leave a successful finance career and run for Congress began with the tragic events of December 14, 2012, the day a gunman walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Connecticut, and killed 20 children and six staff members.
    https://philadelphianeighborhoods.com

20 hours ago

http://www.phillyvoice.com/creed-2-needs-you-...

http://www.phillyvoice.com/creed-2-needs-you-heres-how-you-could-be-in-the-movie/

    'Creed 2' needs you! Here's how you could be in the movie
    If you've ever wanted to be in a movie, then keep reading. There's a company called Heery Loftus Casting operating out of Philadelphia which helps producers fill roles for movies, television, commercials, and more. Heery shares information about casting calls for extras, speaking roles, and anything else that producers require to fulfill their needs.
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

21 hours ago

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/04/20/com...

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/04/20/coming-soon-to-a-building-near-you-an-energy-upgrade-your-wallet-and-the-planet-will-like

    Coming soon to a building near you: an energy upgrade your wallet and the planet will like
    Philadelphia's building code is set to receive an update expected to reduce energy bills and shrink the city's carbon footprint. On Thursday, the Council's Licenses & Inspections committee gave the green light on a bill that if passed will mandate that the owners of commercial buildings comply with 2018 energy efficiency building standards set by the International Code Council, an industry group that establishes best practices for governments worldwide.
    http://planphilly.com

21 hours ago

Now for something different New York City 19...

Now for something different New York City 1911: http://www.openculture.com/2018/04/immaculately-restored-film-lets-you-revisit-life-in-new-york-city-in-1911.html

    Immaculately Restored Film Lets You Revisit Life in New York City in 1911
    Other than one or two of the world's supercentenarians, nobody remembers New York in 1911. Plenty of living historians and enthusiasts of the city have paid intensive attention to that booming time period when the city's population fast approached five million, but none experienced it first-hand.
    http://www.openculture.com

30 hours ago

Opinion: https://trib.al/bXupCc3

Opinion: https://trib.al/bXupCc3

    What's that smell? It's Harrisburg's political air | John Baer - Philly
    Perhaps you've noticed strange things emanate from your state Capitol. I mean apart from frequent whiffs of worthlessness, the occasional stench of mendacity. Well, a clash last week twixt two lawmakers shows how noxious Harrisburg can be.
    http://www.philly.com

30 hours ago

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/04/20/10-...

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/04/20/10-philly-neighborhoods-reap-the-lion-s-share-of-construction-tax-break-benefits

    10 Philly neighborhoods reap the lion's share of construction tax break benefits
    Ten neighborhoods concentrated around Center City make up 59 percent of the properties receiving Philadelphia' controversial 10-year tax abatement, according to a report released Friday by City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart. The analysis looked at the tax break's geographical concentration, the distribution of its benefits and its impact on developer profitability.
    http://planphilly.com

30 hours ago

http://6abc.com/boy-riding-bike-with-father-k...

http://6abc.com/boy-riding-bike-with-father-killed-hit-by-suspected-drunk-driver/3380950/

    Boy riding bike with father killed, hit by suspected drunk driver
    A 6-year-old boy was killed and his father was critically injured after police say they were struck by a suspected drunk driver while on a minibike ride in West Philadelphia. Philadelphia police were called to the scene around 11:15 p.m. Sunday at 63rd and Callowhill streets.
    http://6abc.com

30 hours ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/eviction-ph...

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/eviction-philadelphia-poverty-broke-in-philly-solutions-20180418.html?utm_campaign=Philly.com+Facebook+Account&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&cid=Philly.com+Facebook&mobi=true

    Why 1 in 14 Philly renters faces eviction every year
    The rowhouse in Port Richmond looked promising, with three bedrooms, new floors, and a small white porch out front. After having moved three times in 15 months, Linda Watson hoped she'd found some stability there with her 21-year-old daughter and 12-year-old son. But come late October, the heat didn't work.
    http://www.philly.com

41 hours ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/starbucks-p...

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/starbucks-philadelphia-indoor-stops-black-white-race-20180420.html

    Analysis: Blacks stopped at much higher rate indoors in Center City - Philly
    The controversial arrest of two black men at a Center City Starbucks last Thursday has reignited the debate about racial profiling by police and businesses in Philadelphia and around the country. An Inquirer and Daily News analysis of police data in the districts that cover Center City shows that while police stops have fallen sharply since 2014, blacks are still significantly more likely to be stopped than whites.
    http://www.philly.com

45 hours ago

https://t.co/Cml1a6NsB0

https://t.co/Cml1a6NsB0

    Harriet Tubman will be face of the $20
    After months of debate and controversy over how to incorporate a woman's portrait onto the $10 bill, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced plans to redesign the $10, $20 and $5 bill. All three denominations will have a female presence. The updated bills will also be the first in U.S.
    http://money.cnn.com

47 hours ago

https://www.phillymag.com/ticket/2018/04/21/r...

https://www.phillymag.com/ticket/2018/04/21/rooftops-philadelphia/

    The Air Up There: The Philadelphian's Guide to Rooftop Living
    Philly has suddenly become an elevated kind of town, with everything from beer gardens to yoga classes shifting from the concrete to the clouds. Here, how to make the most of local rooftops this season. Dare to dip. (C'mon, you know you've thought about it.) Read more " Abandon the studio for far-superior downward-dog views.
    https://www.phillymag.com

47 hours ago

http://6abc.com/education/nj-sencory-booker-w...

http://6abc.com/education/nj-sencory-booker-will-be-temples-commencement-speaker/3377015/

    NJ Sen.Cory Booker will be Temple's commencement speaker
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW BREAKING NEWS Southwest canceling 40 flights per day after deadly accident TOP VIDEOS BREAKING NEWS Southwest canceling 40 flights per day after deadly accident U.S. Senator Cory Booker will be Temple University's commencement speaker next month. The New Jersey native will also receive an honorary degree.
    http://6abc.com

47 hours ago

https://billypenn.com/2018/04/20/more-than-in...

https://billypenn.com/2018/04/20/more-than-in-other-cities-philly-families-resort-to-crowdfunding-for-funeral-costs/

    More than in other cities, Philly families resort to crowdfunding for funeral costs
    Billy Penn is one of 19 news organizations producing BROKE in Philly, a collaborative reporting project on economic justice. Follow at @BrokeInPhilly. Lenny Alvarez recognized the young man immediately. In the small, pixelated video, Alvarez saw her nephew, Ivan Rodriguez.
    https://billypenn.com

47 hours ago

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https://trib.al/vgk8k8f

    Audience member disrupts 'Passage' at Wilma Theater with racially-charged 'Forrest Gump' outburst - Philly
    An audience member disrupted a performance of the play Passage at the Wilma Theater in Center City on Thursday night, and an actor's Facebook post about the uncomfortable impasse went viral. In a long Facebook post shortly after the performance, poet, playwright, and Barrymore Award-winning actor Jaylene Clark Owens wrote that "Tonight I had the worst experience I have ever had on stage.
    http://www.philly.com

47 hours ago

🔔 FOR RIDERS OF BUS ROUTES 7, 25, 29, 47, 47M...

🔔 FOR RIDERS OF BUS ROUTES 7, 25, 29, 47, 47M, 57, 64, 79, and the G 🔔 Now is the time to make your direct thoughts heard on how to improve service for Southeast Philly! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/W3VZSQK?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=harmelin

    Southeastern Philadelphia SEPTA Bus Service and Shopping Destination Survey
    Web survey powered by SurveyMonkey.com. Create your own online survey now with SurveyMonkey's expert certified FREE templates.
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2 days ago

Happy #EarthDay! Celebrate the outdoors with ...

Happy #EarthDay! Celebrate the outdoors with a stroll through our award-winning gardens – and don’t forget to come inside for a tour of the mansion. #MyPhillyPark

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    Happy #EarthDay! Celebrate the outdoors with a stroll through our award-winning gardens - and don't forget to come inside for a tour of the mansion. #MyPhillyPark
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2 days ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    1.5 BATH,KITCHEN AND WASHER(SFD) THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004

    1847 N TAYLOR ST Issued April 20, 2018 Comment

2 days ago

2 days ago

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

https://www.law.com/thelegalintelligencer/2018/04/20/krasner-includes-schnader-litigator-montco-prosecutor-among-6-lateral-hires/

    Krasner Includes Schnader Litigator, Montco Prosecutor Among 6 Lateral Hires | The Legal Intelligencer
    The Legal Intelligencer | On April 24, from 5:15 to 9 p.m., HIAS Pennsylvania will host its Golden Door Awards at the Crystal Tea Room, The Wanamaker Building, 100 E. Penn Square, Philadelphia. Edward S. Robson | The plaintiffs propound discovery seeking your communications with the board related to the transaction.
    https://www.law.com

2 days ago

Demolition of an old bank clears away the are...

Demolition of an old bank clears away the area which was designated Independence Mall, between Fifth and Sixth Streets, south of Market Street. The Pennsylvania legislature authorized the creation of Independence State Park in October 1945. An estimated 143 buildings in the area would be demolished starting in 1952, according to Inquirer archives.

    Greater Brewerytown CDC
    Demolition of an old bank clears away the area which was designated Independence Mall, between Fifth and Sixth Streets, south of Market Street. The Pennsylvania legislature authorized the creation of...
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2 days ago

Crime: http://www.philly.com/philly/news/temp...

Crime: http://www.philly.com/philly/news/temple-university-shooting-two-dead-north-philadelphia-20180421.html?amphtml=y

    Two dead, one injured after shooting in North Philadelphia near Temple's campus - Philly
    Police responded to a call of a "person with a gun" along the 1800 block of West Diamond Street, close to Temple University's main campus, where they found a 20-year-old woman suffering from a gunshot wound to her back. - Patricia Madej, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

3 days ago

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    EZ PERMIT STANDARDS ALTERATIONS- FOR ALTERATIONS TO AN EXISTING ONE FAMILY DWELLING AS PER ATTACHED STANDARD. DEVIATIONS FROM THIS STANDARD WILL RESULT IN PERMIT REVOCATION AND REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION PLANS.

    1847 N TAYLOR ST Issued April 19, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    EZ PERMIT STADARDS ALTERATIONS- FOR ALTERATIONS TO AN EXISTING ONE FAMILY DWELLING AS PER ATTACHED STANDARD. DEVIATIONS FROM THIS STANDARD WILL RESULT IN PERMIT REVOCATION AND REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION PLANS.

    1822 N 23RD ST Issued April 19, 2018 Comment

3 days ago

Greater Brewerytown CDC added 2 new photos.

Baltimore & Ohio Railroad station, Philadelphia – Also known as B & O station, Philadelphia, or Chestnut Street station was the main passenger station for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ]Designed by architect Frank Furness in 1886, it stood at 24th Street and the Chestnut Street Bridge from 1888 to 1963. Photo from the Chestnut Street Bridge, circa 1910 (and present day, bottom) Location: 24th & Chestnut Streets, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

3 days ago

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https://trib.al/pdDfhjJ

    Brandywine moves forward with land acquisitions for Schuylkill Yards plan - Philly
    The company paid $24.6 million for a 99-year lease to an acre of land at 3001 and 3003 John F. Kennedy Blvd., with plans to acquire another long-term lease for second one-acre parcel adjacent to the west. - Jacob Adelman, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

https://www.phillymag.com/news/2018/04/19/mee...

https://www.phillymag.com/news/2018/04/19/meek-mill-second-cop-gun/

    A Second Cop Said Under Oath That Meek Mill Pointed Gun at Him, Court Records Reveal
    As the movement to overturn the rapper's 10-year-old conviction on drug and gun changes gathers momentum, a sworn statement long buried in sentencing notes complicates the picture. In the age of Trump, the fight to #freeMeekMill has sucked up as much media oxygen as any story could without an appearance by Trump himself.
    https://www.phillymag.com

3 days ago

http://www.phillyvoice.com/philadelphia-prope...

http://www.phillyvoice.com/philadelphia-property-data-10-year-tax-abatement-real-estate-policy-city-controller/

    Philadelphia city controller releases data, policy analysis of 10-year tax abatement
    Nearly 20 years after Philadelphia accelerated real estate development with the incentives of a 10-year tax abatement, the future of the policy and historical effects have come under the microscope. Enacted in its current form in 2000, the tax abatement provides a 100 percent benefit for new construction and the value of any improvements or conversions to existing properties.
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

3 days ago

That's a lot of Choo Choo's...... The 60,000t...

That's a lot of Choo Choo's...... The 60,000th locomotive built by Baldwin, #60000 - an experimental 4-10-2 steam locomotive built in 1926, draws a large crowd of onlookers as it is moved - at a speed of four feet per minute - down Vine Street to the Franklin Institute in 1933.


3 days ago

Strawberry Mansion Civic Association is feeli...

TOURISM....BIG BUSINESS 🚌 🚌 🚌 !!! #Philly #ON #🔥 🔥 🔥

    Strawberry Mansion Civic Association
    TOURISM....BIG BUSINESS 🚌 🚌 🚌 !!! #Philly #ON #🔥 🔥 🔥
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3 days ago

http://www.pennlive.com/capitol-notebook/2018...

http://www.pennlive.com/capitol-notebook/2018/04/in_a_truly_epic_rant_pa_rep_da.html

    In a truly epic rant, Pa. Rep. Daryl Metcalfe slams 'liberal loser Democrat legislators'
    Looks like someone needs a nap. In a truly epic rant posted to his official Facebook page, House State Government Committee Chairman Daryl Metcalfe, R-Butler, hauled off and slapped the 'liberal loser Democrat legislators,' with whom he's forced to share oxygen and table space during committee meetings.
    http://www.pennlive.com

3 days ago

Near the Temple University Campus: http://6ab...

Near the Temple University Campus: http://6abc.com/temple-suspends-frat-after-reports-of-sex-assault-drinking-drugs/3371487/

    Temple suspends frat after reports of sex assault, drinking, drugs
    Temple University has suspended a fraternity after receiving what it calls "multiple credible reports" of various illegal activities, including sexual assault. The university said on Friday that it had suspended Alpha Epsilon Pi's rights and privileges to "operate as a recognized fraternity pending investigations by Temple and city police."
    http://6abc.com

4 days ago

The Fed: No sign of homeowners getting pushed...

The Fed: No sign of homeowners getting pushed from gentrifying neighborhoods http://www.philly.com/philly/news/gentrification-displacement-federal-reserve-bank-philly-neighborhoods-ding-20180420.html

    The Fed: No sign of homeowners getting pushed from gentrifying neighborhoods - Philly
    Gentrification has become synonymous with the pushing-out of established residents by newcomers, but a study released this week found no evidence of displacement among homeowners in gentrifying Philadelphia neighborhoods. The study, published by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, researched the connection between tax delinquency, homeowner mobility and gentrification over the last two years.
    http://www.philly.com

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