5 hours ago

Here are the events for the rest of the week!...

Here are the events for the rest of the week! 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.: Earth Slime Saturday: Parent Workshop: Babywearing 101 12:00 p.m. LEAP 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.: Movie Day

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch, Philadelphia, PA. 1.4K likes. "I cannot live without books."--Thomas Jefferson. 1815
    https://www.facebook.com

14 hours ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL 3 WATER CLOSET, 3 LAVY SINKS, 3 BATHTUB, 1 KITCHEN SINK, 1 GARBAGE DISPOSAL, 1 LAUNDRY, 1 WATER HEATER - THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004

    2127 E TUCKER ST Issued April 17, 2018 Comment

14 hours ago

28 hours ago

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!


38 hours ago

  • ZONING PERMIT

    FOR THE SUBDIVISION OF ADDRESS LISTED INTO 20 PARCELS (A-U, EXCLUDING PARCEL "I") AS SHOWN ON SUBDIVISION PLANS. AND FOR ZONING OF ON SINGLE-FAMILY, TWO STORY RESIDENCE ON EACH PARCEL, TO INCLUDE PILOT HOUSE AND ROOF DECK, NOT TO EXCEED 38' IN HEIGHT (HEIGHT VARIES, SEE ELEVATIONS) PER PLANS.

    2740 AMBER ST Issued April 16, 2018 Comment

47 hours ago

ALL Free Library Locations are closed tomorro...

ALL Free Library Locations are closed tomorrow, Wednesday April 18. Richmond Library will RE-OPEN on THURSDAY at 2PM.


2 days ago

Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branc...

Families with babies and/or toddlers! Some reminders about upcoming Read, Baby, Read programs: Wed 4/18 - LIBRARIES CLOSED; NO STORYTIME Thurs 4/19 - Richmond Library opens at 2:00 PM, Baby Storytime (My First Storytime) at 2:30 PM! Sat 4/21 - Babywearing 101 workshop with Lottie Hansen of Babywearing International (at Richmond Library). Coffee/tea provided! Bring baby and try out different carriers! Hope to see you at one or both of these events! Questions? Email Barbara at Taitb-at-freelibrary.org.

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Sorry, no Storytime today. Miss Meghan is out...

Sorry, no Storytime today. Miss Meghan is out sick.

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch, Philadelphia, PA. 1.4K likes. "I cannot live without books."--Thomas Jefferson. 1815
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

2 days ago

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.


2 days ago

NO YOGA TONIGHT! TEACHER CAN'T MAKE IT!

NO YOGA TONIGHT! TEACHER CAN'T MAKE IT!

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch, Philadelphia, PA. 1.4K likes. "I cannot live without books."--Thomas Jefferson. 1815
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

KCFC Announces Construction Start Date

With both GC contract signed and permits now in-hand, KCFC can now march full steam ahead towards the buildout of our 2000 sq. ft. member-owned grocery store, bar, and café located at 2670 Coral Street. Buildout is expected to take six months.

    KCFC Announces Construction Start Date
    Buildout of Coral Street storefront to begin April 23, 2018 With final permits and contracts in-hand, Kensington Community Food Co-op is proud to announce that construction of Kensington's first member-owned grocery store, café, and bar will begin on April 23, 2018.
    http://www.kcfc.coop

3 days ago

No Sensory Storytime today. Miss Meghan is ou...

No Sensory Storytime today. Miss Meghan is out sick. :( Rescheduled for Monday, April 30 at 6:00 p.m.


3 days ago

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

5 days ago

Thank you Philadelphia Brewing Co. for hostin...

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


5 days ago

LOOKING FOR A NEW CAREER? A SUMMER JOB? COME ...

LOOKING FOR A NEW CAREER? A SUMMER JOB? COME INTO THE LIBRARY ON TUESDAY AND GET JOB LEADS, RESUME ADVICE AND MORE!


5 days ago

5 days ago

  • ADDITION PERMIT

    PARTIAL CHANGE OF OCCUPANCY TO A RETAIL GROCERY STORE WITH INCIDENTAL BAR/CAFE. AREA OF ALTERATIONS LIMITED TO BASEMENT AND FIRST FLOOR INCLUDING NEW ACCESSIBLE ENTRANCE WITH RAMP, ACCESSIBLE TOILET ROOMS, PARTITIONS, DOORWAYS AND FINISHES AS NOTED. STRUCTURAL FRAMING PER ENGINEER'S PLANS AND CONSTRUCTION OF ADDITION FOR CAFE AREA WITH OPEN-AIR PATIO. ALL SPECIAL INSPECTION REPORTS SHALL BE FURNISHED TO DEPARTMENT FIELD INSPECTOR; C/O AND L/O SIGN INCLUDED. SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR ALL MECHANICAL, ELECTRICAL AND PLUMBING WORK. **PROTECTION OF RIGHT-OF-WAY, PEDESTRIANS AND ADJACENT PROPERTIES REQUIRED DURING ALL CONSTRUCTION**

    2666-72 CORAL ST Issued April 12, 2018 Comment

5 days ago

5 days ago

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

6 days ago

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 12

Apr 12

  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    NEW CONSTRUCTION OF RESIDENTIAL MIXED USE PROPERTY ONE GROUND FLOOR VACANT

    2035 E LEHIGH AVE Issued April 10, 2018 Comment

Apr 09

Updated Apr 11

Someone one broke into my car

Luckly i left the door unlock.. It was no broken windows. Put $100.00 was stolen out my car.. I parked on the 3000 Block of Tulip sy

Apr 11

Apr 10

Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branc...

So many great programs for families with babies and toddlers this week at Richmond Library! Wednesday 4/11 @ 6 PM - Pajama Storytime (ages 12-24 months) Thursday 4/12 @ 11 AM - My First Storytime (ages 0-12 months) Saturday 4/14 @ 12 PM - Learn about Lead Exposure with the City of Philadelphia's Lead and Healthy Homes Program staff! ALL FREE!


Apr 10

Apr 09

Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branc...

We painted and we planted! Now we wait for them to grow!


Apr 09

There’s More Shake Shack in Philly’s Future

EAST KENSINGTON — A new doughnut shop opening at 2557 Amber Street is the result of an unusual collaboration. Four musicians and band managers, including Ben Walsh...

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MIDTOWN VILLAGE — Shake Shack is opening another Philly location, next to the upcoming East Market development. The burger, fries, and shake specialist is going into 105 S. 12th Street, in what was previously a cupcake shop. Expect it to open towards the end of this year.

...SQUARE — P.J. Clarke’s is finally under construction in the historic Curtis building at 6th and Walnut. It’s setting up shop next to the Dream Garden, the beautiful indoor mosaic mural...

RITTENHOUSE — Top Chef’s Jennifer Carroll is coming back to her hometown of Philly to open The Finch with chef Billy Riddle, (also Carroll’s fiancé). The restaurant, located at 220 S. 17th Street, is a Mediterranean bistro and cocktail bar.

CENTER CITY — Attico is opening on the roof of the new Cambria hotel at 219 S. Broad Street. The spacious restaurant will have plenty of outdoor seating for soaking in the city views.

...Tredici is expanding to the suburbs. The chic Mediterranean restaurant, which has locations in Philly (114 S. 13th Street), Bryn Mawr, and Washington, D.C., is opening in Downingtown at 20 East Lancaster Avenue...

...114 S. 13th Street), Bryn Mawr, and Washington, D.C., is opening in Downingtown at 20 East Lancaster Avenue. It will be big, at 9,000 square feet, and have an outdoor patio. Owner...

RITTENHOUSE — Here’s a new lunch spot, Center City workers: The PokéSpot, a fast-casual Hawaiian eatery out of New York City, is opening at 18th and Chestnut next month.

EAST KENSINGTON — Vientiane Café, a Laotian-Thai BYOB in West Philly, is opening a second location. Vientiane Bistro is going into 2537 Kensington Avenue, next to Cafe Pho Ga Thanh Thanh and across from Thang Long, two pho destinations. The menu will feature traditional Lao dishes.

EAST PASSYUNK — Vietnamese sandwich and bubble tea shop Teas N’ Mi is heading to 1907 E. Passyunk Avenue. Look for traditional banh mi and a Vietnamese-Indian hybrid sandwich the owners are calling...

...Italian Restaurant, and Anthony Barone, formerly a chef at Ralph’s, are opening Market at 943 S. 9th Street in what was Restaurant Neuf. Market will be, appropriately enough, a market during the day...

...the name is subject to change). Rubino and Barone also own Bar One nearby, at 767 S. 9th Street...

QUEEN VILLAGE — M2O Burgers & Salads is going into 701 S. 5th Street, a couple blocks south of South Street. The quick-serve restaurant’s m.o. is...

ARDMORE — The Bercy is taking over the former Primavera Pizza Kitchen space at 7 E. Lancaster Avenue, in a one-time bank building that dates back to the 1920s (it has that...

...of SOMO, this one with an NFL star on board, is opening next month at 3101 S. 13th Street (13th and Packer). SOMO SoPhi is a restaurant, bar, lounge, and club all rolled into...

...with an NFL star on board, is opening next month at 3101 S. 13th Street (13th and Packer). SOMO SoPhi is a restaurant, bar, lounge, and club all rolled into one, spanning three...

OLD CITY — Famed New York City falafel and shawarma shop Mamoun’s is heading to Philly. The restaurant is going into 300 Market Street on the ground floor of a new apartment building. The original opened in Greenwich Village in 1971.

...of Middle Eastern fare, Hummus Republic is opening its first outpost outside of California, at 115 S. 18th Street, reports Philadelphia magazine. Expect falafel, shawarma, vegan proteins, and veggies available in build-your-old...

SOUTH STREET — Vietnamese BYOB Ngon Ngon is opening just off South Street, at 615 S. 3rd Street right next to South Street Philly Bagels. Look for pho, broken rice and vermicelli dishes, and banh mi.

    There's More Shake Shack in Philly's Future
    MIDTOWN VILLAGE - Shake Shack is opening another Philly location, next to the upcoming East Market development. The burger, fries, and shake specialist is going into 105 S. 12th Street, in what was previously a cupcake shop. Expect it to open towards the end of this year. WASHINGTON SQUARE - P.J.
    https://philly.eater.com

Apr 09

Check out the Richmond Library events this we...

Check out the Richmond Library events this week: Monday: LEAP 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. Paint & Plant 4:00 p.m. ESL for Beginners 6:00 p.m. 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.: Flower Experiment Wednesday: LEAP 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.: Flower Thumbprint Painting 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.: Flower Origami Friday: Construction Club 3:30 p.m. Saturday: Parent Workshop: Learning about Lead Exposure 12:00 p.m. LEAP 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.: Tie Dye Shirts


Apr 09

Apr 08

We're excited to announce that The Story Stud...

We're excited to announce that The Story Studio will be returning to Hackett in 2018-19. Trained staff and volunteers from Beacon, a local community and faith based gathering space, will offer literacy, reading, mentoring, and creative writing tutoring on Wednesday afternoons. This after school program is free and open to all Hackett students. The Story Studio includes individualized attention, opportunities for writing and reading aloud, fosters a love of reading, and builds relationships between students and invested, caring adults. This is non-religious, and open to all ages and levels. Staff and volunteers are trained and have appropriate background clearances. For more info please contact info@thewordatbeacon.org


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