6 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

14 hours ago

25 hours ago

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

2 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

3 days ago

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    REMOVE ONE STORY ADDITION AT REAR OF ATTACHED STRUCTURE. RECONSTRUCT ONE STORY REAR WALL, RELOCATING TO INFILL BELOW EXISTING SECOND STORY PORTION, THEREBY REDUCING SQUARE FOOTAGE OF BUILDING. NEW WALL TO BE CONSTRUCTED WITH 2X6 STUDS SUPPORTING EXISTING SECOND STORY AND ROOF ABOVE. CONSTRUCTION OF ADDITION, OR ANY OTHER ALTERATIONS ARE NOT APPROVED UNDER THIS PERMIT. THIS PERMIT TO COMPLY CASE #624054 ONLY.

    2145 E FIRTH ST Issued April 20, 2018 Comment
  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    ERECTION OF A TWO STORY ADDITION A TOP AN EXISTING ONE STORY BUILDING FOR USE AS VACANT COMMERCIAL SPACE. FIST FLOOR AS PERMITTED IN CMX-2 DISTRICT TOGETHER WITH 6 DWELLING UNITS 2ND -3RD FLOORS. SIZE AND LOCATION AS PER ATTACHED PLAN

    2353-59 E HAGERT ST Issued April 20, 2018 Comment
  • ZONING PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF AN ADDITION TO AN EXISTING ATTACHED BUILDING AS PER APPROVED PLANS. MAINTAIN USE AS SINGLE FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING.

    2136 E HAGERT ST Issued April 20, 2018 Comment

3 days ago

3 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

4 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😊


4 days ago

River Wards: 5 Bars to Dive Into After a Long Day

2331 E Cumberland Street

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    River Wards: 5 Bars to Dive Into After a Long Day
    Fishtown and Port Richmond are scattered with notable, big name bars that command the lions share of the area's nightlife. However, if you don't feel like waiting in the inevitable lines and paying for brand name, consider trying one of these dive bars for a fresh weekend experience.
    https://philadelphianeighborhoods.com

4 days ago

5 days ago

10th anniversary beer garden party at Memphis Tap

Where: Memphis Taproom at 2331 E. Cumberland St., 19125

    10th anniversary beer garden party at Memphis Tap
    Back when beer gardens were a relative rarity in Philadelphia, this Kensington corner tavern opened one in its back yard. Ten years later, the light-strung picnic tables are just as inviting. New this year: the food truck is gone, so there's more room to hang out and the full menu is available.
    https://billypenn.com

5 days ago

Friends Of Hackett added 4 new photos.

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


6 days ago

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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

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    300AMP MAIN SYSTEM WITH 4 METERS NEW WIRING INCLUDE OUTLETS SWITCHES LIGHTS SMOKE & CARBON MONOXIDE ALARMS. AS PER PLANS PER 2008 NEC. NO FIRE ALARM SYSTEM.

    2137 E FIRTH ST Issued April 16, 2018 Comment
  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF A SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING THREE (3) STORY STRUCTURE INCLUDES CELLAR AND ROOF DECK WITH 42" PARAPET WALL AND PILOT HOUSE (TO CONTAIN STAIR AND LANDING (ACCES TO THE ROOF DECK) AS PER PLANS.(NO UNDERPIMMING ON THIS APPLICATION)

    2178 E SERGEANT ST Issued April 16, 2018 Comment

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

Apr 16

East Kensington Neighbors Association (EKNA) ...

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

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

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

  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    INSTALLING 1 HVAC UNIT DUCTWORK THROUGHOUT 2.5 TON 70.000 BTU

    2139 E LETTERLY ST Issued April 12, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPAIR/REPLACE CURB TRAP PA20181012870(COMMERCIAL)"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"

    2517 FRANKFORD AVE Issued April 12, 2018 Comment

Apr 14

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

Apr 13

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A ROOF DECK ACCESSED FROM THE EXISTING SECOND FLOOR REAR DECK VIA A SPIRAL STAIR IN AN EXISTING SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING AS PER PLAN,

    2203 E HUNTINGDON ST Issued April 11, 2018 Comment
  • ZONING PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF A ROOF DECK ACCESSED FROM THE EXISTING SECOND FLOOR REAR DECK VIA A SPIRAL STAIR IN AN EXISTING SINGLE FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING, SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN THE APPLICATION/PLAN,

    2203 E HUNTINGDON ST Issued April 11, 2018 Comment
  • DEMOLITION PERMIT

    COMPLETE DEMOLITION OF EXISTING BUILDING BY HAND. ALL PERMITTED DEMOLITION ACTIVITY TO BE IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPROVED SITE SAFETY DEMOLITION PLAN & SUCH PLAN TO BE MAINTAINED ON SITE AT ALL TIMES. FULL SIDEWALK CLOSURE REQUIRED AS REFLECTED ON APPROVED SITE PLAN AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 3306 OF THE IBC. SEPARATE STREET CLOSURE PERMIT REQUIRED PRIOR TO START OF WORK.

    2501-35 E HAGERT ST Issued April 11, 2018 Comment

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