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Mayfair and Washington Square West flirt with improvement districts

The last two attempts to create Neighborhood Improvement Districts in Philadelphia have crashed and burned, so two groups exploring the possibility of creating new improvement districts are moving slowly. “We don’t…

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Mayfair Halloween Decorating Contest winners announced

Three homes have received top honors in the inaugural Mayfair Halloween Decorating Contest, and they'll be presented with their official lawn signs tonight. In no particular order, 3527 Oakmont St., 3142 St.…

Where in the Far Northeast can I buy a house for $100k? [Real NEstate]

I’m a first-time homebuyer from Frankford and am not familiar with home prices in the Far Northeast. How far in the Northeast can I go for a $100,000 home? I work…

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A little something for adults at Mayfair Memorial Playground

Volunteers hustled around all weekend at Mayfair Memorial Playground at Lincoln High School to install adult exercise equipment and put in a seven-foot fence, which is Phase II of the three-phase update for…

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Mayfair CDC will use $20k grant for Frankford Avenue [video]

The 300 locally owned businesses that line Frankford Avenue in Mayfair have been granted an opportunity to invigorate and improve their community. Although some consider the avenue to be too congested…

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'Brazen' scrappers taking more than just trash in some neighborhoods [video]

In Mayfair and Holme Circle, residents are battling "brazen" scrappers who are not only taking scrap metal from curbside garbage, but also right from people’s yards. "Scrappers" are defined as those who…

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Fundraisers help St. Tim's pay for repairs [video]

St. Timothy’s Church has a long and sacred history in Northeast Philadelphia.  The Mayfair Catholic parish has been 1928, and recently welcomed new students from parishes the Archdiocese of Philadelphia has…

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172nd District residents eligible for service award

Volunteers of all ages across several Northeast Philly neighborhoods are eligible for the President's Volunteer Service Award. The President's Council on Service and Civic Participation, established in 2003, honors Americans…

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Stings in Holmesburg and Mayfair evidence of fire ants' presence

The last thing a Philadelphia resident might expect would be to get stung by fire ants. But two recent cases in Northeast Philly are evidence that the insects are roaming around…

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Holmesburg in middle of two methadone clinic appeals

The Holmesburg Civic Association is currently appealing the recent approval of NorthEast Treatment Center’s methadone clinic at 7520 State Rd. The city's Zoning Board issued the approval in early May,…

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15th District police look for burglary, robbery suspects

Police in the 15th District are looking for the suspects who burglarized a home in Sandyford Park and robbed a 7-Eleven in Holmebsurg. The burglary happened overnight Monday into Tuesday…

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Mayfair girl's lemonade stand raises money for cancer patients

Saturday was a beautiful day for a lemonade stand. Sandra Stewart thanked everyone who came out to her daughter Corin's Alex's Lemonade Stand outside of Marinucci's Deli on the corner of…

Mayfair girl in cancer remission hosts lemonade stand Saturday

Corin Stewart, a 9-year-old Mayfair resident, will host an Alex's Lemonade Stand Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside Marinucci's Deli at Brous Avenue and St. Vincent Street. The…

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Mayfair announces funding, debuts farmers market [photos]

Earlier this month, the Mayfair Community Development Corporation and the Allegheny Iron and Metal Corporation struck a deal to revitalize Mayfair. The partnership was reached under Philadelphia's CDC Tax Credit Program…

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Northeast Philly beauty schools focus on demand, not competition

Northeast Philadelphia already features two well-known academies with Jean Madeline Aveda Institute located at 7248 Frankford Ave. and Empire Beauty School at 4026 Woodhaven Rd. But in the next few weeks,…

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St. Matt's track coach devoted to parish, but four sons come first [video]

Pam ewing with three of her sons, from left: Mark, Jimmy and Ian, and dog Hunter. Photo/Tiffany GoforthMotherhood is a full-time job, one in which the work is demanding, stressful, challenging…

How much can I get for my 3-bedroom Mayfair home? [Real NEastate]

I am planning to sell me home this year. I live in Mayfair and I have a three-bedroom, one-bath row on the 4200-block of Bleigh. How much can I get? How…

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Men charged for attack on 94-year-old Mayfair woman

Two men, including the victim's grandson, have been charged for the weekend attack on a 94-year-old Mayfair woman. The woman opened the door to her grandson's friend at her home on…

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Mayfair's goal: Do one thing a month to keep people involved

Mayfair is creating its own niche in the Northeast by implementing ideas to try to keep the community fresh. From the third annual Easter Egg Hunt to the farmers market and…

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Stein Florist trades horse and buggy for YouTube

In 1887, the Stein family delivered flowers throughout Philadelphia via horse and buggy. The horse and buggies might be gone, but more than 125 years later, Frankford Avenue's Stein Florist is…

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