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    • Frankford Avenue in Mayfair

Mayfair starts envisioning new futures for Frankford Avenue

On Thursday the Mayfair Business Improvement District (BID) held the first in a series of three community meetings to determine the nascent organization’ objectives. As the local youth team, The Holy…

    • Broad Street mural

June 21: Broad Street beautification for DNC | AirBnB collecting hotel tax | Private development, public ownership

South Broad Street is getting all tarted up for the DNC, reports Julia Terruso. Mural Arts will install a temporary mural on the Broad Street median between City Hall and Washington…

    • Frankford Avenue in Mayfair

Mayfair pushes ahead with Business Improvement District

Business and civic leaders in Mayfair are doubling down on efforts to transform a two-mile stretch of Frankford Avenue into the commercial core of Northeast Philadelphia. A bill introduced in City…

    • Frankford Avenue in Mayfair

Mayfair overlay would ban beauty parlors, laundromats, fortune tellers and more

Sixth-District Councilman Bobby Henon introduced a bill Thursday morning that would establish a new commercial zoning overlay in Mayfair prohibiting a range of businesses from setting up shop on the neighborhood’s…

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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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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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Mayfair adds Christmas Village to tree-lighting ceremony tradition [slideshow]

Mayfair was aglow Sunday for what became the neighborhood's first-ever Christmas Village. The event was paired with the annual Christmas tree lighting and other family festivities. Families strolled Frankford Avenue to…

    • An estimated 750 people attended a Tuesday night meeting at Lincoln High School to get information about the methadone clinic proposed for the 7900-block of Frankford Ave.

Property owner, clinic applicant no-shows at methadone meeting

An estimated 750 people attended a Tuesday night meeting at Lincoln High School to get information about the methadone clinic proposed for the 7900-block of Frankford Ave. Dennis Kulp and Carl…

    • People lined up outside Guppies Childcare Center Tuesday to sign petitions and T-shirts in opposition of a methadone clinic on the 7900-block of Frankford Avenue.

500 expected to attend meeting about Holmesburg methadone clinic

Organizers are expecting more than 500 people at tonight's meeting to discuss a methadone clinic set to open on the 7900-block of Frankford Avenue in Holmesburg. The two-hour meeting at Lincoln…

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Community building in the future may be without heavy government investment

This is part of ongoing coverage in “District 172: The Politics of Change after State Rep. John Perzel,” a collaborative effort with Philadelphia Neighborhoods funded by J-Lab. Joe DeFelice…

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Letter to the Editor: Kevin Boyle "furious" over approach to Holmesburg property

Update July 19: As of today, the Holmesburg, Upper Holmesburg, Mayfair, Tacony, Holme Circle and Morrell Park civic associations have expressed opposition to the location of the clinic. Update from Krajewski's…

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District 172: Breaking down funding during the Perzel era

This is part of ongoing coverage in “District 172: The Politics of Change after State Rep. John Perzel,” a collaborative effort with Philadelphia Neighborhoods funded by J-Lab. You can…

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Kevin Boyle: State Rep. working in Mayfair, former Perzel country [VIDEO]

This is part of ongoing coverage in “District 172: The Politics of Change after State Rep. John Perzel,” a collaborative effort with Philadelphia Neighborhoods funded by J-Lab. Kevin Boyle…

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Mayfair organizations approve Wawa zoning application

Mayfair's neighborhood organizations have written a letter of approval for a proposed Wawa at Tyson Avenue and Roosevelt Boulevard. The Mayfair Civic Association, Mayfair Business Association, Mayfair Community Development Corporation have…

    • Mayfair CDC Executive Director Brian Patrick King mentions some of the politicians who've helped the organization.

Mayfair CDC director stepping down, taking position at Father Judge

Brian Patrick King announced this afternoon he'll step down from his position as executive director of Mayfair CDC. King has accepted the position of Director of Institutional Advancement at Father Judge…

    • Mayfair resident Mike Ennis designed the logo for the Second AnnualĀ  5k Fall Heroes Run, which will honor a firefighter John Redmond.

Mayfair prepares for daylong neighborhood festivities

From the Mayfair Business Association: The Mayfair Business Association is excited to announce its Third Annual May Fair festival along Frankford Avenue and its Second Annual Mayfair Fallen Heroes Run.…

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Neighborhoods battle absentee landlords (part 1 of 2)

In this two--part series, we examine the effects absentee landlords have on neighborhoods, and what residents are doing to fight them. In the first part, we hear from Mayfair residents. During…

    • The logo for the Fallen Heroes Run, as designed by Mike Ennis. The 5K one among many topics at last night's Mayfair Civic Association meeting.

News briefs from the Mayfair Civic Association

The cold, rain and wind kept many from attending last night's Mayfair Civic Association, but President Joe DeFelice powered through the agenda nonetheless, keeping the meeting to a brief 40…

NEast Links: high school science lessons, St. Patty's Day and more

Here’s a summary of the week’s Northeast news we didn’t cover. See others here. Community Scientists from Dow Chemical were at Benjamin Rush High School Wednesday as part of an…

    • Mayfair CDC Executive Director Brian Patrick King mentions some of the politicians who've helped the organization.

UPDATED: Mayfair CDC seeks solutions after budget cuts

UPDATE [March 9] -- Flash portion added. For Kim Wilson and her 5-year-old daughter Marian, the STARS Program housed in Mayfair’s John M. Perzel Community Center provides a support system for…

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