18 min ago

School's out and today is the opening date of...

School's out and today is the opening date of the pool at Cione (Aramingo & Lehigh)! A complete list of public pools is available online https://beta.phila.gov/2018-06-15-2018-pool-opening-dates/

    2018 pool opening dates | Philadelphia Parks & Recreation
    Philadelphia Parks & Recreation has 70+ indoor and outdoor pools opening for the summer season! The dates of each pool opening are below. Please check in with your neighborhood pool for days and times of open swim, family swim, and adult swim, as well as swim lessons and swim team activities.
    https://beta.phila.gov

21 hours ago

TOMORROW AT 6PM! REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED!...

TOMORROW AT 6PM! REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED!

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    TOMORROW AT 6PM! REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED!
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23 hours ago

We're making slime at STEAM Wednesday, tomorr...

We're making slime at STEAM Wednesday, tomorrow at 1:00 p.m.!

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    We're making slime at STEAM Wednesday, tomorrow at 1:00 p.m.!
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26 hours ago

INTERESTED IN PORT RICHMOND'S REAL ESTATE BOO...

INTERESTED IN PORT RICHMOND'S REAL ESTATE BOOM? FIND OUT MORE TOMORROW AT 6PM! RICHMOND LIBRARY! REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED!

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    INTERESTED IN PORT RICHMOND'S REAL ESTATE BOOM? FIND OUT MORE TOMORROW AT 6PM! RICHMOND LIBRARY! REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED!
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44 hours ago

Richmond Library is closing at 5PM. We have n...

Richmond Library is closing at 5PM. We have no air conditioning. Yoga and Facials have been cancelled. Sensory Storytime is rescheduled for next Monday, June 25 at 6:00 p.m.

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Richmond Library is closing at 5PM. We have no air conditioning. Yoga and Facials have been cancelled. Sensory Storytime is rescheduled for next Monday, June 25 at 6:00 p.m.
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2 days ago

Are your teens turning in goblins of disconte...

Are your teens turning in goblins of discontent? Send them to us Tuesdays at 1 for games and snacks!

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Are your teens turning in goblins of discontent? Send them to us Tuesdays at 1 for games and snacks!
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2 days ago

Tired of your teen? Want them out of your hai...

Tired of your teen? Want them out of your hair? Send them to us on Tuesdays for crazy games and fun. Richmond Library! 215-685-9992

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Tired of your teen? Want them out of your hair? Send them to us on Tuesdays for crazy games and fun. Richmond Library! 215-685-9992
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2 days ago

Check out the Richmond Library events this we...

Check out the Richmond Library events this week: Monday: Board Game Mondays 12:00 p.m. Read, Baby, Read Play Café 2:00 p.m. LEAP 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. Spa Facials 5:30 p.m. Sensory Storytime 6:00 p.m. Yoga 6:30 p.m. Tuesday: Preschool Storytime 10:30 a.m. Preschool Playtime 11:00 a.m. Teen Tuesdays 1:00 p.m. LEAP 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Wednesday: STEAM Wednesdays: Slime 1:00 p.m. LEAP 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. Read, Baby, Read Walkers & Talkers Storytime 6:00 p.m. Real Estate Talk 6:00 p.m. Thursday: Open 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. Read, Baby, Read My First Storytime 2:30 p.m. LEAP 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Friday: Construction Club 3:30 p.m.

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Check out the Richmond Library events this week: Monday: Board Game Mondays 12:00 p.m. Read, Baby, Read Play Café 2:00 p.m. LEAP 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. Spa Facials 5:30 p.m. Sensory Storytime 6:00 p.m....
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2 days 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.
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5 days ago

Our next Sensory Storytime is Monday, June 18...

Our next Sensory Storytime is Monday, June 18 at 6:00 p.m.! Join us to read, sing, and do fun movement activities, geared toward children on the autism spectrum and their families. Stay after to play and socialize.

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Our next Sensory Storytime is Monday, June 18 at 6:00 p.m.! Join us to read, sing, and do fun movement activities, geared toward children on the autism spectrum and their families. Stay after to play...
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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

Jun 13

  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    (3)APARTMENTS- (3) HEAT PUMPS AND DUCT WORK INSTALLATIONS.

    2662 MARTHA ST Issued June 11, 2018 Comment
  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    NEW DUCTWORK, 2.5 TON A/C WITH COIL, 13 SEER, 72 KBTU 80% FURNACE.

    2361 E LETTERLY ST Issued June 11, 2018 Comment

Jun 12

Officially open! Have a great summer!

Officially open! Have a great summer!

    Friends Of Hackett
    Officially open! Have a great summer!
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Jun 12

Learn about circuits and make an LED card for...

Learn about circuits and make an LED card for a special dad, grandpa, or person at our first STEAM Wednesday of the summer! Tomorrow, June 13 at 1:00 p.m. *intended for school-age children

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Learn about circuits and make an LED card for a special dad, grandpa, or person at our first STEAM Wednesday of the summer! Tomorrow, June 13 at 1:00 p.m. *intended for school-age children
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Jun 11

Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branc...

Summer Reading has begun! Stop in and sign up today! Also sign up with Ms. Meghan for A Wrinkle in Time Book Club, recommended for ages 8 and up.

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Summer Reading has begun! Stop in and sign up today! Also sign up with Ms. Meghan for A Wrinkle in Time Book Club, recommended for ages 8 and up.
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Jun 11

Summer Reading has begun! Stop in and sign up...

Summer Reading has begun! Stop in and sign up today! Also sign up with Ms. Meghan for A Wrinkle in Time Book Club, recommended for ages 8 and up.

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Summer Reading has begun! Stop in and sign up today! Also sign up with Ms. Meghan for A Wrinkle in Time Book Club, recommended for ages 8 and up.
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Jun 11

As long as the rain holds off, Storytime toni...

As long as the rain holds off, Storytime tonight in Harrowgate Park is on!

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    As long as the rain holds off, Storytime tonight in Harrowgate Park is on!
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Jun 11

Check out the Richmond Library events this we...

Check out the Richmond Library events this week: Monday: First day of Summer Reading – Stop in and sign up! Board Game Mondays 12:00 p.m. Read, Baby, Read Play Café 2:00 p.m. LEAP 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.: Rainforest Week Yoga 6:30 p.m. Tuesday: Preschool Storytime 10:30 a.m. Preschool Playtime 11:00 a.m. LEAP 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.: Jaguar Mask Wednesday: STEAM Wednesdays: LED Father’s Day Cards 1:00 p.m. LEAP 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.: Snake Craft Read, Baby, Read Walkers & Talkers Storytime 6:00 p.m. Thursday: Read, Baby, Read My First Storytime 11:00 a.m. LEAP 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.: Chameleon Craft Friday: Construction Club 3:30 p.m

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Check out the Richmond Library events this week: Monday: First day of Summer Reading - Stop in and sign up! Board Game Mondays 12:00 p.m. Read, Baby, Read Play Café 2:00 p.m. LEAP 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.:...
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Jun 11

Jun 10

Jun 09

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    SEAL LAT PA 1 CALL 2018.1570909

    2433 E HUNTINGDON ST Issued June 6, 2018 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    FULL REWIRE AND INSTALL DEVICE INCLUDES SWITCHES, RECEPTACLES, SMOKES, LIGHTS NEW 100AMP SERVICE, PANEL, METER & GRUNDING AS PER 2008 NEC (EAST DISTRICT) NO CO DETECTORS HOUSE IS ALL ELECTRIC

    2361 E LETTERLY ST Issued June 6, 2018 Comment

Jun 08

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    APPLICANT AGRES TO LIMIT THE CONSTRUCTION TO COMPLY WITH THE EZ PERMIT STANDARD FOR INTERIOR ALTERATIONS, DATED FEB 2007. DEVIATIONS FROM THIS STANDARD WWILL RESULT IN THE REVOCATION OF THIS PERMIT AND IMPOSITION OF FURTHER PENALTIES. (SFD)

    2633 CORAL ST Issued June 5, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    COMPLETE RENOVATION NEW DRYWALL/ INSULATION ON EXT'G FRAMING NEW KITCHEN, 6 WINDOWS AND 1 EXT DOOR SAME SIZE AS PER 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.

    2361 E LETTERLY ST Issued June 5, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    ROOF REPLACEMENT - INSTALL A CERTAINTEED SHINGLE TYPE AND CARLISLE TYPE ROOF SYSTEMS, INSTALL CEDARBOARD SIDING AND INSTALL 14 WINDOWS IN EXISTING OPENINGS (SFD)

    2316 E SERGEANT ST Issued June 4, 2018 Comment
  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    INSTALL NEW COMBINED 1" FIRE DOMESTIC SERVICE FROM CURB TO BUILDING. SUPPLY AND INSTALL ALL REQUIRED SPRINKLERS PER NFPA 13D. SUPPLY AND INSTALL ALL REQUIRED PIPING HANGERS AND FITTINGS PER NFPA 13D. PROVIDE OUTLET FOR PLUMBER TO CONNECT TO FURTHEST TOILETS PER CITY REQUIREMENTS.

    2544 TULIP ST Issued June 4, 2018 Comment

Jun 07

Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branc...

BEE HAVE ARRIVED AT RICHMOND LIBRARY!!!!!

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch added a new photo.
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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 07

Jun 06

Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branc...

Wow! What a great start to the Summer of Wonder! Thanks to Scott Prior for teaching us about his snake friends.

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch added a new photo.
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Jun 06

Stage 1 of honey bee installation is done! S...

Stage 1 of honey bee installation is done! Stay tuned for more!

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Stage 1 of honey bee installation is done! Stay tuned for more!
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Jun 06

Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branc...

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch updated their cover photo.
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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.
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Jun 06

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    REMOVE SECTION OF EXISTING STAIRS APPROXIMATLY 5'X5'X6' TO ACCOMMODATE INSTALLATION OF A FREE STANDING ELEVATOR (SEPARATE APPROVAL REQUIRED FROM PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRY FOR ELEVATOR INSTALLATION). REMOVE SECOND FLOOR RAILING AT ELEVATOR ENTRNACE AND REINSTALL AS GUARD WHERE STEPS WERE REMOVED. ALL WORK PER APPROVED PLANS; SEPARATE PERMIT REQUIRED FOR ALL ELECTRICAL WORK.

    2328 E LEHIGH AVE Issued June 1, 2018 Comment
  • ZONING PERMIT

    REAR 2 STORY ADDITION

    2603 TULIP ST Issued June 1, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    DEMO EXISTING, BUILD FOUNDATION, FRAME NEW WALLS AND FLOOR JOIST AND ROOF.

    2603 TULIP ST Issued June 1, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE HOUSE DRAIN,HOUSE TRAP,FAI AND REPLACE 3/4" WATER SERVICE-PA1#20181520084-"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"

    2619 AMBER ST Issued June 1, 2018 Comment

Jun 06

Jun 05

Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branc...

TOMORROW at 4!

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Snake Party! Wednesday, June 6 at 4:00 p.m. Snake expert Scott Prior will talk about snakes' intriguing lives, and, if you are brave enough, you can pet one of his snake friends! All ages welcome....
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Jun 04

Check out the Richmond Library events this we...

Check out the Richmond Library events this week: Monday: Read, Baby, Read Play Café 2:00 p.m. LEAP 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.: Safari Week Spa Facials 5:30 p.m. Medicare Information 5:30 p.m. Yoga 6:30 p.m. Powers Park Conservancy Meeting 6:30 p.m. Tuesday: Preschool Storytime 10:30 a.m. Preschool Playtime 11:00 a.m. CareerLink 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. LEAP 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.: Safari Binoculars Wednesday: LEAP 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.: Giraffe Craft Snake Party! 4:00 p.m. Read, Baby, Read Walkers & Talkers Storytime 6:00 p.m. Thursday: Read, Baby, Read My First Storytime 11:00 a.m. LEAP 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.: Animal Visors Friday: Construction Club 3:30 p.m. Saturday: Last day for Saturday service. Open M-F through summer. LEAP 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Check out the Richmond Library events this week: Monday: Read, Baby, Read Play Café 2:00 p.m. LEAP 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.: Safari Week Spa Facials 5:30 p.m. Medicare Information 5:30 p.m. Yoga 6:30 p.m....
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Jun 04

Medicare/Medicaid 101 Today at 5:30 p.m.! A ...

Medicare/Medicaid 101 Today at 5:30 p.m.! A health and benefits specialist will be offering info on eligibility for Medicare and Medicaid. Free!

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Medicare/Medicaid 101 Today at 5:30 p.m.! A health and benefits specialist will be offering info on eligibility for Medicare and Medicaid. Free!
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Jun 04

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

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.

This article has 3 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

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.

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.

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.

    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.
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Jun 04

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
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Jun 03

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