3 hours ago

Hi neighbors! It’s been awhile. Thought this ...

Hi neighbors! It’s been awhile. Thought this was a good one.

    Point Breeze Dog Park
    Hi neighbors! It's been awhile. Thought this was a good one.
    https://www.facebook.com

3 hours ago

Calling all future Tree Tenders: MAY 9 is t...

Calling all future Tree Tenders: MAY 9 is the start of the next Tree Tenders class. In just three Wednesday evenings, you'll become a certified Tree Tender and learn the basics of street tree planting and care. It's very cool and actually super important. $40. The details are here: https://phsonline.org/events/tree-tenders-spring-basic-training-1/

    Tree Tenders Spring Basic Training | Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
    Help plant and care for trees in your region, your community, or your yard. Become a PHS Tree Tender! The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region. The training covers tree biology, identification, planting, proper care, and working within your community.
    https://phsonline.org

4 hours ago

This is the last week to get early bird ticke...

This is the last week to get early bird tickets for A NICE Night at On Point Bistro. Prices will go up to $65 after April 30th, so don't wait!

    Neighbors Investing in Childs Elementary
    Neighbors Investing in Childs Elementary, Philadelphia, PA. 560 likes · 4 talking about this. NICE, Neighbors Investing in Childs Elementary, helps support excellent education for all children in the...
    https://www.facebook.com

4 hours ago

Today is the start of severe weather awarenes...

Today is the start of severe weather awareness week. We are starting off with the topic of tornadoes. For more information on this and other topics for severe weather awareness week, visit https://www.weather.gov/ctp/SevereWeatherAwarenessWeek

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    Today is the start of severe weather awareness week. We are starting off with the topic of tornadoes. For more information on this and other topics for severe weather awareness week, visit...
    https://www.facebook.com

21 hours ago

Penn Med professor Carl June named one of Time Magazine's 100 most influential people

This year’s Time list of 100 most influential figures also included 1968 Wharton graduate and President Donald Trump and 1997 Wharton and College graduate Elon Musk. The list...

...of 100 most influential figures also included 1968 Wharton graduate and President Donald Trump and 1997 Wharton and College graduate Elon Musk. The list also featured other notable figures, such as talk...

    Penn Med professor Carl June named one of Time Magazine's 100 most influential people
    Penn Medicine Professor Carl June was recently named one of Time Magazine's 100 most influential people of 2018. June, who specializes in treating cancer and HIV, was recognized for his achievements in developing CAR T-cell therapy, which is an experimental therapy that reprograms a patients' T-cells-which are immune system cells-with synthetic receptors in an effort to kill cancer cells.
    http://www.thedp.com

26 hours ago

Demolition has begun on the old Frankford Chocolate Factory in South Philly, despite preservationist concerns

Frankford Chocolate Factory at 2101 Washington Ave. ((OCF Realty)

L&I spokeswoman Karen Guss says the demolition permit, when he seeks it, will exempt the smokestack and its adjoining building at the corner of 22nd Street and Washington Avenue.

This article has 1 other Philadelphia location (Show)

150 N 6th Street

    Neighbors bid a reluctant goodbye to South Philly chocolate factory, welcome new homes and shops
    The Frankford Chocolate Factory looms over Washington Avenue in South Philadelphia, covering an entire city block, anchoring the roadway in the industrial uses that dominated it for the past century or more. In 2006, the red-brick factory that could once claim to be the nation's largest manufacturer of chocolate Easter bunnies closed down.
    https://whyy.org

26 hours ago

Happy Sunday morning! We are in store for ano...

Happy Sunday morning! We are in store for another quiet weather day with pleasant afternoon highs in the mid 60s for most locations and near 60 for higher elevations in the Poconos. We are looking at similar temperatures the rest of this week, with slightly cooler highs Tuesday.

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    Happy Sunday morning! We are in store for another quiet weather day with pleasant afternoon highs in the mid 60s for most locations and near 60 for higher elevations in the Poconos. We are looking at...
    https://www.facebook.com

34 hours ago

34 hours ago

  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 1 FURNACE 3 TON 75,000 BTU 90% EFF WITH DUCTWORK 12 SUPPLY REGISTERS...SFD

    2227 CROSS ST Issued April 20, 2018 Comment
  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 1 FURNACE 75,000 BTU 3 TON 90% EFF WITH DUCTWORK 12 SUPPLY..SFD

    2229 CROSS ST Issued April 20, 2018 Comment
  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    FOR THE PROPOSED PARTIAL DEMO AND ADDITION TO THE REAR CREATING FULL 3 STORY FRONT-REAR WITH 2ND AND 3RD FLOOR DESK AS PER PLANS.

    1262 POINT BREEZE AVE Issued April 20, 2018 Comment

35 hours ago

35 hours ago

36 hours ago

2 people killed in Point Breeze house fire

Just before 5 a.m. Saturday, flames broke out inside a home in the 1400 block of South 23rd Street.

    2 people killed in Point Breeze house fire
    Two people are dead, and the cause of the fire remains under investigation as police continue to hold the scene Saturday night. Just before 5 a.m. Saturday, flames broke out inside a home in the 1400 block of South 23rd Street. Firefighters arrived to unconfirmed reports of people trapped inside.
    http://6abc.com

45 hours ago

Neighbors bid a reluctant goodbye to South Philly chocolate factory, welcome new homes and shops

Frankford Chocolate Factory at 2101 Washington Ave. ((OCF Realty)

L&I spokeswoman Karen Guss says the demolition permit, when he seeks it, will exempt the smokestack and its adjoining building at the corner of 22nd Street and Washington Avenue.

This article has 1 other Philadelphia location (Show)

150 N 6th Street

    Neighbors bid a reluctant goodbye to South Philly chocolate factory, welcome new homes and shops
    The Frankford Chocolate Factory looms over Washington Avenue in South Philadelphia, covering an entire city block, anchoring the roadway in the industrial uses that dominated it for the past century or more. In 2006, the red-brick factory that could once claim to be the nation's largest manufacturer of chocolate Easter bunnies closed down.
    https://whyy.org

47 hours ago

Good Saturday afternoon all. Hope you are enj...

Good Saturday afternoon all. Hope you are enjoying the sunny weather! Temperatures are slightly below average but still mild compared to how chilly this spring has been so far. Have a good weekend everyone!


2 days ago

Heavy Fire In Point Breeze Leaves 2 Dead

The blaze broke out at a row home on the 1400 block of S. 23rd Street just before 5 a.m. Saturday morning.

    Heavy Fire In Point Breeze Leaves 2 Dead
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Two people are dead after an early morning fire in Point Breeze, according to Philadelphia fire officials. The blaze broke out at a row home on the 1400 block of S. 23 rd Street just before 5 a.m. Saturday morning. "It was crazy.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

2 days ago

Philadelphia House Fire Kills Two People

More than 60 firefighters arrived at the two-story home, located on the 1400 block of South 23rd Street, shortly before 5 a.m. They battled “very heavy fire from the first floor” before finding the two bodies inside.

    Philadelphia House Fire Kills Two People
    A 60-year-old woman and 53-year-old man died Saturday morning after a fire broke out in their Point Breeze home, investigators said.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

2 days ago

2 people killed in South Philadelphia house fire

Firefighters were called to the home on the 1400 block of South 23rd Street just before 5 a.m. Saturday.

    2 people killed in South Philadelphia house fire
    Live Broadcast WATCH NOW WATCH LIVE Two people are dead after they became trapped in a house fire in South Philadelphia. Firefighters were called to the home on the 1400 block of South 23rd Street just before 5 a.m. Saturday. Police officers were first to arrive on the scene, and came across flames shooting from the house.
    http://6abc.com

2 days ago

Box 2443 26th & Tasker Streets AOI: 1430 s 23...

Box 2443 26th & Tasker Streets AOI: 1430 s 23rd st 2 story 14x45 heavy fire on 1st floor and 2nd Floor. All Hands in service. Special Call 2 more engines and extra ladder.

    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Moun...

Outside of a couple of warm days last week, temperatures in April have been well below normal. Though temperatures trend a bit warmer early next week, the last week of April will be at or slightly below normal. Temperatures at or slightly above normal are possible for first week of May.


2 days ago

  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL (1) HVAC SYSTEM WITH DUCTWORK. (SFD)

    2234 TITAN ST Issued April 19, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL 3-WATER CLOSETS,4-LAVS,1-SHOWER,2-BATHTUBS,1-KITCHEN SINK,1-GARBAGE DISPOSAL,1-WASHER BOX,1-WATER HEATER,PEX AND PVC THROUGHOUT,1"WATER SERVICE,HOUSE DRAIN,TRAP,FAI,STACK AND AREA DRAIN-PA1#20181083965-"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"THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADEPHIA PLUBMING CODE 2004

    1509 S OPAL ST Issued April 19, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    ROUGHIN 2ND FLOOR BATH 1-TUB, 1-TOILET, VANITY & SHOWER THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004

    2047 FEDERAL ST Issued April 19, 2018 Comment
  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL (1) HVAC SYSTEM WITH DUCTWORK. (SFD)

    2052 GERRITT ST Issued April 19, 2018 Comment

2 days ago

2 days ago

2 days ago

Good afternoon everyone. After a cool morning...

Good afternoon everyone. After a cool morning, most locations have warmed into the upper 40s to near 50. Saturday morning lows will also be quite chilly but we will rebound to an even warmer afternoon. Freeze warnings are in effect tonight for Berks, Chester, and Montgomery Counties in Pennsylvania and Cecil County in Maryland. For a specific forecast, enter your location on our webpage: https://www.weather.gov/phi/.


3 days ago

Apr. 21

Councilman Kenyatta Johnson & partners host Pt. Breeze 5K Run/Walk/Health Fair at Wharton Sq. Pk., 2300 Wharton St., register 7:30 a.m., fair opens 8 a.m., 9 a.m. runners, 9:05 walkers, 10 a.m. kids’ run. Proceeds benefit Kimmel Cancer Ctr. & S. Phila. public schools.

    Apr. 21
    Councilman Kenyatta Johnson & partners host Pt. Breeze 5K Run/Walk/Health Fair at Wharton Sq. Pk., 2300 Wharton St., register 7:30 a.m., fair opens 8 a.m., 9 a.m. runners, 9:05 walkers, 10 a.m. kids' run. Proceeds benefit Kimmel Cancer Ctr. & S. Phila. public schools.
    http://www.phillyrecord.com

3 days ago

Still a little cool and breezy today but it w...

Still a little cool and breezy today but it will be dry with plenty of sunshine. Fair weather with sunshine persists through the weekend into early next week with a gradual warming trend. For local forecast details specific to your location please visit weather.gov/phi and enter your city or zip code in the upper left.


3 days ago

3 days ago

  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 1 HEAT PUMP WITH DUCTWORK (SFD)

    2033 GERRITT ST Issued April 18, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    

    2235 LATONA ST Issued April 18, 2018 Comment
  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 2 HEAT PUMPS WITH DUCTWORK (SFD)

    2054 REED ST Issued April 18, 2018 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 200AMP SERVICE COMPLETE PANELS,METERS & GROUNDING, INSTALL WIRE & DEVICES 50 RECESS LIGHTS,60 RECEPTS,40 SWITCHES, 6 SMOKES & 3 CO DETECTORS, INTERCOM, CABLE & PHONE LINE AS PER 2008 NEC (SOUTH DISTRICT)

    2033 GERRITT ST Issued April 18, 2018 Comment

3 days ago

3 days ago

'It makes Democrats cry': Michael Knowles tells Penn students why they should vote for Trump

...cited Trump's achievements during his first year in office as reasons to support the 1968 Wharton graduate. Among these achievements, Knowles listed deregulation, tax reform, “a decent foreign policy," pulling America...

    'It makes Democrats cry': Michael Knowles tells Penn students why they should vote for Trump
    The conservative columnist Michael Knowles discussed the "genius" of President Donald Trump in an event held on Penn's campus this Thursday. The 28-year-old Yale graduate, known for his satirical book " Reasons to Vote for Democrats: A Comprehensive Guide," told students in Huntsman Hall that Trump "has had perhaps the most successful first year of any President."
    http://www.thedp.com

3 days ago

Preservationists seek second opinion on Chocolate Factory building in bid to save structure

Feibush, who completed his $15.5 million purchase of the 2101 Washington Ave. property Monday, received a zoning permit for the demolition last week after the Department of Licenses and Inspections deemed it imminently dangerous, based on studies by the developer’s engineers.

    Preservationists seek second opinion on Chocolate Factory building in bid to save structure - Philly
    Preservation Alliance executive director Paul Steinke said he's asked the building's new owner, developer Ori Feibush, to let him tour the building with a structural engineer to see whether the property is actually in bad enough condition to warrant its immediate demolition.
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

WEEKEND HAPPENING on Sunday 4/22: --Clean Po...

WEEKEND HAPPENING on Sunday 4/22: --Clean Point Breeze Streets Fundraiser | OnPoint Bistro 1200 Point Breeze Ave | 4-6pm | RSVP Requested - see flyer


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