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  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE CURB TRAP, FRESH AIR INLET, MAIN HOUSE DRAIN - PA1# 2018-1141609-"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"

    713 BELGRADE ST Issued April 24, 2018 Comment

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42 hours ago

The NKCDC First Friday Pop Up is around the c...

The NKCDC First Friday Pop Up is around the corner! Come enjoy some music, sell your arts or crafts, and learn more about the Derby. Vendor registration is still open! nkcdc.org/gardencentermarket/

    NKCDC - Garden Center Market
    Calling all vendors! Join us at our First Friday pop-up market, where we'll be promoting the Kensington Derby & Arts Fest and celebrating the creative spirit of our neighborhood. Questions? Contact Kelli Walsh at kwalsh@nkcdc.org.
    http://nkcdc.org

2 days ago

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    EZ EXTERIOR WALL COVERINGS- FOR THE APPLICATION OF EXTERIOR WALL COVERINGS AS PER ATTACHED STANDARD. DEVIATIONS FROM THIS STANDARD WILL RESULT IN PERMIT REVOCATION AND REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION PLANS.

    2006 DREER ST Issued April 23, 2018 Comment

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East Kensington Neighbors Association (EKNA) ...

Don't miss the 2018 PFCU Kensington Derby and Arts Fest!

    East Kensington Neighbors Association (EKNA)
    Don't miss the 2018 PFCU Kensington Derby and Arts Fest!
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Places to fill Fair Food Farmstand's void

For me, the new Riverwards Produce Market in Fishtown (2200 E. Norris St.) is the best replacement in terms of its well-rounded collection of great local ingredients...

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...my Thanksgiving turkey next year: “the new Primal Supply butcher shop [opening by May at 1538 E. Passyunk Ave.] will have you covered...

    Places to fill Fair Food Farmstand's void - Philly
    The closing of the Fair Food Farmstand is a big loss for Reading Terminal Market, Craig LaBan says. - Craig LaBan, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

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4 days ago

East Kensington Neighbors Association (EKNA) ...

The numbers are in! We had 44 volunteers across four locations for the Spring Clean Up! They cleaned up 87 bags of trash, 4 tires, a pile of wood, a pile of rocks and one mattress. Thank you to our volunteers for helping keep our neighborhood clean and green!

    East Kensington Neighbors Association (EKNA)
    The numbers are in! We had 44 volunteers across four locations for the Spring Clean Up! They cleaned up 87 bags of trash, 4 tires, a pile of wood, a pile of rocks and one mattress. Thank you to our...
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

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  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    3.5 BATHS,1 LAUNDRY,1 DISHWASHER AND GARBAGE DISPOSAL (SFD)THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004

    2311 E NORRIS ST Issued April 20, 2018 Comment

5 days ago

Friends Of Hackett added 20 new photos.

As usual, our awesome Hackett community came out and put their all into beautifying our school. What a great day! Thank you to all the tireless souls that gave up their weekend routines to put in hard labor on this beautiful Saturday. The bathrooms, auditorium stage, and schoolyard garden look amazing!!

    Friends Of Hackett
    Friends Of Hackett added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

Thank you to everyone that helped make Comcas...

Thank you to everyone that helped make Comcast Cares Day a success at Hackett! Volunteers did a great job inside and outside😊


Apr 20

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE 3/4" WATER SERVICE MAIN IN - PA1# 2018-1080180 "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"

    1557 E PALMER ST Issued April 18, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    EZ WINDOWS AND DOORS***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. WORK TO INCLUDE REPAIRS TO NON-LOAD BEARING PARTITION FRAMING, REPLACE GWB, TAPE AND FINISH THROUGHOUT, TRIM, INSULATION, KITCHEN & 2 BATHROOM ALTERATIONS, HARDWOOD FLOORING, 2 ENTRY DOORS, INTERIOR DOORS AND APPROX. 8 WINDOWS. SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR PLUMBING, ELECTRIC AND HVAC INSTALLATIONS. CALL INSPECTOR AT LEAST 24 HOURS PRIOR TO THE START OF WORK.

    2215 E SUSQUEHANNA AVE Issued April 18, 2018 Comment

Apr 19

Friends Of Hackett added 4 new photos.

Thank you to everyone that came out to Green Rock Tavern tonight..We appreciate your support!


Apr 19

  • DEMOLITION PERMIT

    FOR THE COMPLETE DEMOLITION OF AN EXISTING ONE AND TWO STORY STRUCTURE. STRUCTURE TO BE DEMOLISHED WITH A COMBINATION OF HAND-HELD TOOLS AND MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT AS PER PLAN. PEDESTRIAN PROTECTION TO BE IN PLACE PRIOR TO START OF WORK AND TO BE MAINTAINED DURING ALL DEMOLITION ACTIVITIES. * A COVERED WALKWAY OR SIDEWALK CLOSURE SHALL BE REQUIRED IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 3306 OF THE IBC. SEPARATE BUILDING AND/OR STREETS DEPARTMENT PERMITS ARE REQUIRED. * 21 DAY POSTING AND NOTICE REQUIRED PER A-303.2 * NEWLY EXPOSED WALLS TO BE TREATED

    2110-36 E NORRIS ST Issued April 17, 2018 Comment
  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    FOR THE COMPLETE DEMOLITION OF AN EXISTING BUILDING FOR USE AS A VACANT LOT

    2110-36 E NORRIS ST Issued April 17, 2018 Comment

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Apr 18

We are so excited to announce that The Food T...

We are so excited to announce that The Food Trust is bringing a Night Market to Kensington this August! More details to come!


Apr 18

Apr 17

Pulling this announcement from a Fishtown dis...

Pulling this announcement from a Fishtown discussion group and public school parent Micah Hanson. Awesome news for Hackett. "We learned about a week ago (and were okayed to release the news yesterday) that Horatio B. Hackett Elementary School has been chosen as the site for the Philadelphia Eagles Playground Build. The Philadelphia Eagles made the announcement to the students and staff yesterday at Hackett. Principal Kimmel, the Hackett staff, Friends Of Hackett and many tremendous partners have been working for 5 years to revitalize this barren asphalt yard. The Philadelphia Water Department has already committed $1.3 million to construct a massive stormwater management system including rain gardens and other elements (construction start TBD). The PTSSD granted the funds for the decorative gateway now ornamenting the entrance at York and Sepviva. This latest news from the Eagles will allow us to realize a large portion of the rest of the plan. Details are evolving, but the Eagles will provide play equipment, surfacing, a turf field, and other accessories while the Mural Arts Philadelphia will be installing a mural covering a significant chunk of the building facing the yard. This will all happen pretty quickly so expect big changes soon!"


Apr 17

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Apr 16

Thank you to everyone who attended tonight’s ...

Thank you to everyone who attended tonight’s general meeting! Our next general meeting is Monday, May 21 at 6:30 pm.


Apr 16

Kensington Derby & Arts Festival: Art, engineering, puns, mud pit

...will now run from Norris to Hagert streets. In the past, the course ran from Trenton and Norris to Front and Dauphin before returning to the starting point. The expanded course will allow...

...Norris to Hagert streets. In the past, the course ran from Trenton and Norris to Front and Dauphin before returning to the starting point. The expanded course will allow for more vendors than...

    Kensington Derby & Arts Festival: Art, engineering, puns, mud pit
    It's not often that the words "mud pit" and "arts festival" are uttered in the same breath, unless you live in East Kensington. Then it's an annual tradition. Every year since 2006, a few dozen teams-ranging in size from solo operations to 15-person school squads-design and para
    http://www.gridphilly.com

Apr 16

Don't miss April's general meeting TONIGHT at...

Don't miss April's general meeting TONIGHT at Philadelphia Brewing Co.! Doors open at 6:15 pm and the meeting starts at 6:30 pm.

    https://www.facebook.com

Apr 14

Thank you Philadelphia Brewing Co. for hostin...

Thank you Philadelphia Brewing Co. for hosting a BBQ for our NKCDC Spring Cleanup volunteers!


Apr 14

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    INTERIOR RENOVATION INCLUDE LOWERING OF BASEMENT FLOOR (MIDDLE PORTION AS SHOWN ON PLAN ONLY), REPLACEMENT OF STAIRS, INSTALLATION OF STAR BOLT ON SECOND FLOOR LEVEL (DETAILS AS SHOWN ON THE PLAN) FOR A SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING. NO UNDERPINNING OF FOUNDATION INCLUDED IN THIS APPLICATION AND SEPERATE PERMIT REQUIRED FOR ELECTRICAL, MECHANICAL AND PLUMBING WORK.

    1858 TULIP ST Issued April 12, 2018 Comment

Apr 13

East Kensington Neighbors Association (EKNA) ...

Don't miss tomorrow's spring clean up! There will be 5 Team EKNA cleanups!

    East Kensington Neighbors Association (EKNA)
    It may not feel like spring this morning, but the NKCDC Spring Cleanup is this Saturday, April 7! There will be five Team EKNA locations throughout the neighborhood!
    http://www.facebook.com

Apr 13

Help Support Hackett Elementary and Riverward...

Help Support Hackett Elementary and Riverwards Neighborhood Schools at the Riverwards Run on May 12th sponsored by The Somers Team, RIverWards Group, and RE/MAX Access. You can purchase tickets through the Facebook page or directly on Eventbrite. Eventbrite Signup http://bit.ly/RIverWards_Run Facebook Event https://www.facebook.com/events/203169850439270/?active_tab=about

    RIVERWARDS RUN
    HELP SUPPORT PHILLY SCHOOLS! Riverwards Run is a collaborative community charity run to benefit Philadelphia Public Schools in the RIverwards! Join residents, students, local businesses and more in a fun run from N5 Square to Avenue 30! Along the way participate in an instagram contest sponsored by local businesses!
    https://www.eventbrite.com

Apr 13

New restaurants heat up the Philly region

“Right after Memorial Day” is what management suggests for Nunu (1414 Frankford Ave.), the Japanese bar next to Cheu Fishtown.

Aether, a Fishtown outpost of Princeton/KoP’s Mistral and Elements, is looking at summer at 1832 Frankford Ave.

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Chalaco’s, a Peruvian restaurant-lounge specializing in pisco cocktails and ceviche and other seafood at 1030 N. Second St. (Liberties Walk) in Northern Liberties, has set April 17 as the premiere. Owners are from the Baltimore area.

Love City Brewing Co., in a former warehouse at 1023 Hamilton St., behind Union Transfer, has set its opening for April 19; eight beers will be on...

...trucks will supplement a snack menu. (The neighborhood, hinged off the Spring Arts Building at 990 Spring Garden St., will pop midsummer with Edwin Social, an outdoor Mediterranean restaurant, at 1033 Spring Garden St...

...990 Spring Garden St., will pop midsummer with Edwin Social, an outdoor Mediterranean restaurant, at 1033 Spring Garden St., and, in the fall, a branch of the Lucky Well, a barbecue specialist based in...

Ardiente, a flashy Latin/Asian hybrid at 33 S. Second St. in Old City, is undergoing its final tweaks for a late-April opening.

Old City also will have Glory Beer Bar, run by alums of the now-shuttered Eulogy, at 126 Chestnut St., where Mad River was.

Ardmore is expected to get two newcomers in the next two weeks: Ripplewood Whiskey & Craft will be what’s billed as a two-story “throwback Americana gastro-bar” at 29 E. Lancaster Ave.

The Bercy, a luxe French destination at the former Primavera Pizza Kitchen (7 E. Lancaster Ave.), could become the Parc of the Main Line.

Cider houses will rule this spring. I hear May for the openings of both Hale & True (613 S. Seventh St., Bella Vista) and Kurant Cider (436 E. Girard Ave., Fishtown).

Attico, a rooftop restaurant/lounge at the new Cambria Hotel, 219 S. Broad St., near Locust. Del Frisco’s Grille is expected to open on the Cambria’s ground floor this fall.

Brickwall Tavern, backing up to sibling restaurant Porta (1214 Chestnut St.) but with an entrance on Sansom Street across from Fergie’s Bar, is targeting May 4.

ElMerkury, a Central American street-food specialist, will be at 2104 Chestnut St., replacing Agno Grill.

Koreana, a casual Korean fast-casual now in University City, is planning a branch at 37 S. 19th St., replacing MilkHouse.

Main & Vine, a California-theme bistro replacing Avenue Kitchen at 789 E. Lancaster Ave. in Villanova, is expected to open before Mother’s Day.

Harper’s Garden, a wine garden set beneath a pergola, is looking at spring at 31 S. 18th St., placing it near nightspots, including Continental Mid-town, Concourse Dance Bar, and Uptown Beer Garden.

TALK, the new-American spinoff of West Philadelphia’s Marigold Kitchen, should open in May at 2121 Walnut St.

“End of spring” is the target for the Finch, the Mediterranean bistro from chef Jennifer Carroll at the Warwick Hotel (220 S. 17th St.).

Roxborough, meanwhile, is several months from the debut of White Yak (6118 Ridge Ave.), which likely will be the city’s first Nepalese restaurant. Figures that this is the...

Bourse Marketplace will assemble dozens of food stalls at the Bourse, on Fifth Street south of Market Street, by midsummer.

Giuseppe & Sons, an Italian concept from the Termini baking family and Michael Schulson, is up for summer next to Harp & Crown on the 1500 block of Sansom Street.

Pizzeria Beddia, whose recent closing on Girard Avenue wound up as front-page news, has secured a location on Lee Street near Front Street; its opening as a sitdowner with bar is projected for fall.

    New restaurants heat up the Philly region
    French, Italian, Peruvian, cideries, outdoor experiences. A new restaurant at the Bok Building in South Philadelphia for you lovers of peak views. And speaking of peaks: How about more Nepalese cuisine? A look at my list of pending bar and restaurant projects shows more than three dozen scheduled openings in the Philadelphia region in the next 75 days or so.
    http://www.philly.com

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