Events http://planphilly.com/events Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:09:13 -0500 en <![CDATA[2016 NLNA Annual WinterFest at North Bowl]]> http://planphilly.com/events/2016/02/14/2016-nlna-annual-winterfest-at-north-bowl February 14, 2016 1:00PM 5:00PM

North Bowl 1pm to 5pm

Celebrate the neighborhood

with the family at this annual

neighborhood event.

Beer • Wine • Soda • Food

Bowling • Fun!

Win Fabulous Raffle Prizes

Tickets (Adults) –  $15 in advance or
$20 at the
door

Tickets (Seniors) – $10 (60 and older)

Tickets (13 to 17 years old) – $10
(12 & younger) FREE

Buy tickets in advance at the Community Center (700 N 3rd St)

Mon-Fri 10am to 1pm Wed 6 to 9pm), or from any NLNA Board Member


TICKETS

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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 09:49:13 -0500
<![CDATA[Crafts & Drafts: Tyler Arts Happy Hour]]> http://planphilly.com/events/2016/02/15/crafts-drafts-tyler-arts-happy-hour-1 February 15, 2016 5:30PM 7:30PM

The Third Monday of Every Month | 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Frankford Hall | 1210 Frankford Ave

Join us Monday, February 15th for Crafts & Drafts, a monthly happy hour bringing together creative professionals, Tyler alumni, and members of the art community in the Philadelphia region to start conversations, make connections, and exchange ideas.

Free to attend | Pay as you go | Food and drink specials 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Share your business card and artist opportunities with other attendees for a chance to win a drink on us!

Upcoming Crafts & Drafts for 2016: March 21 • April 18 • May 16

Sponsored by the Tyler School of Art Alumni Association

Crafts & Drafts Official Website

Tyler School of Art Alumni Association Facebook Page

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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 21:21:15 -0500
<![CDATA[East Kensington Neighbors Association February Meeting]]> http://planphilly.com/events/2016/02/15/east-kensington-neighbors-association-february-meeting-1 February 15, 2016 6:30PM 8:00PM

EKNA February Meeting - 2/15

Monday, February 15th

Doors/social at 6:30 pm. Meeting at 7:00 pm.

@ Philadelphia Brewing Company,  Martha & Hagert St.


Join us for the monthly general meeting. Topics will include:

  • Update on Arts Fest Planning
  • Zoning
  • Future Planning for Committee Structure

Please review previous months minutes here for approval: http://ekna.org/meeting-minutes/

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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 14:58:23 -0500
<![CDATA[Cedar Park Neighbors Monthly Board Meeting]]> http://planphilly.com/events/2016/02/15/cedar-park-neighbors-monthly-board-meeting-1 February 15, 2016 7:30PM 9:30PM

Monday, February 15

7:30pm

 

CPN monthly board meeting

When

Mon, February 15, 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Where

Calvary United Methodist Church, 815 S 48th St, Philadelphia, PA 19143

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Fri, 05 Feb 2016 16:15:22 -0500
<![CDATA[Zoning Board of Appeal Public Hearing]]> http://planphilly.com/events/2016/02/16/zoning-board-of-appeal-public-hearing-49 February 16, 2016 9:30AM 11:00AM

Zoning Board of Appeal Public Hearings

Tue Feb 16 2016

1228 NECTARINE ST 
9:30 AM

2605 FEDERAL ST 
9:30 AM

922 NEW MARKET ST 
9:30 AM

4423 GERMANTOWN AVE 
9:30 AM

4214 PRINCETON AVE 
9:30 AM

4716 N 13TH ST 
9:30 AM

2983 JANNEY ST 
9:30 AM

2656 BRIDGE ST 
9:30 AM

2573 TULIP ST 
9:30 AM

2001 ST ALBANS ST 
9:30 AM

1540 W TIOGA ST 
9:30 AM

3211 MERCER ST 
9:30 AM

8136 ARDLEIGH ST 
9:30 AM

8138 ARDLEIGH ST Unit 
9:30 AM

8140 ARDLEIGH ST Unit 
9:30 AM

2223 N HANCOCK ST 
9:30 AM

3330 GRANT AVE 
9:30 AM

127 N 03RD ST 
9:30 AM

1700 CECIL B MOORE AVE 
9:30 AM

7300 E ROOSEVELT BLV 
9:30 AM

410 E WYOMING AVE 
9:30 AM

More information. Click through each property for more details.

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Mon, 08 Feb 2016 14:46:26 -0500
<![CDATA[City Council Committee on Streets and Services]]> http://planphilly.com/events/2016/02/16/city-council-committee-on-streets-and-services February 16, 2016 10:00AM 11:30AM

City of Philadelphia Public Hearing Notice

The Committee on Streets and Services of the Council of the City of Philadelphia will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, February 16, 2016, at 10:00 AM, in Room 400, City Hall, to hear testimony on the following items:

160007
An Ordinance repealing an Ordinance (Bill No. 150894) entitled "An Ordinance authorizing the striking from City Plan No. 119 and abandoning of a certain pedestrian walkway reserved within the bed of former Thompson Street, from Watts Street to Thirteenth Street, and the modifying of a certain right-of-way for drainage purposes, water main purposes, gas main purposes, and public utility purposes, also reserved within the bed of said former Thompson Street, by abandoning the right-of-way as to water main purposes, gas main purposes, and public utility purposes, but retaining the said right-of-way on the City Plan as a right-of-way for drainage purposes only, under certain terms and conditions.

160008
An Ordinance amending Title 12 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Traffic Code," to provide requirements regarding the safe operation of self-propelled mobility devices and to provide for enforcement and penalties, all under certain terms and conditions.

160011
An Ordinance establishing a no truck parking regulation on both sides of Torresdale Avenue, from Linden Avenue to Ashburner Street and both sides of Megargee Street, from Torresdale Avenue to Frankford Avenue.

160014
An Ordinance authorizing the striking from City Plan No. 42-S and abandonment of a right-of-way reserved for drainage purposes, water main purposes, and public utility purposes which extends from the southerly terminus of Galloway Street, south of Packer Avenue, southwardly to Pattison Avenue, under certain terms and conditions.

160017
An Ordinance authorizing the striking from City Plan No. 27-S and abandonment of a right-of-way reserved for drainage purposes within the lines of former Jackson Street, from Swanson Street to Vandalia Street, under certain terms and conditions.

160071
An Ordinance authorizing Roland Kasis, ("Owner") to install, own and maintain an open-air sidewalk café at 1204 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19125 ("Property"), under certain terms and conditions.

160092
An Ordinance establishing a no truck parking regulation on both sides of Torresdale Avenue, from Ashburner Street to the Pennypack Creek.

160093
An Ordinance establishing a no tractor trailer parking regulation on both sides of Torresdale Avenue, from Rhawn Street to the Pennypack Creek.


Immediately following the public hearing, a meeting of the Committee on Streets and Services, open to the public, will be held to consider the action to be taken on the above listed items.

Copies of the foregoing items are available in the Office of the Chief Clerk of the Council, Room 402, City Hall.

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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:41:51 -0500
<![CDATA[Behind-the-Scenes Flower Show Greenhouse Tour]]> http://planphilly.com/events/2016/02/16/behind-the-scenes-flower-show-greenhouse-tour February 16, 2016 10:00AM 12:00PM

Behind-the-Scenes Flower Show Greenhouse Tour

Date:

February 16, 2016 at 10:00am - 12:00pm

Location:

Meadowbrook Farm

1633 Washington Lane

Jenkintown, PA

Fee:

$20 Members; $30 Non-members.


A breathtaking horticultural balancing act occurs at Meadowbrook Farm each winter when out-of-season plants bloom for the Philadelphia Flower Show. Join Greenhouse Manager Nate Roehrich on a tour of the greenhouses, highlighting plants that will be used in the 2016 Flower Show, “Explore America.”


Register for event

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Mon, 08 Feb 2016 14:23:58 -0500
<![CDATA[Philadelphia City Planning Commission Meeting]]> http://planphilly.com/events/2016/02/16/philadelphia-city-planning-commission-meeting-5 February 16, 2016 1:00PM 5:00PM

Philadelphia City Planning Commission

Meeting of Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

1:00 pm | One Parkway Building | 1515 Arch Street, Room 18-029



TENTATIVE AGENDA


1.    Swearing-In of new Commission member.

 

2.    Selection of Commission Chair and Vice-Chair.

 

3.    Approval of the Meeting Minutes for January 19, 2016.

 

4.    Executive Director's Update.

 

5.    Update on the Recommended FY2017-2022 Capital Program and Budget (Presented by Gary Jastrzab).

 

6.    Action Item: Fishtown/Kensington Redevelopment Plan (Presented by David Fecteau).

 

7.    Action Item: ZBA Calendar No. 26791 for the construction of a mixed-use, commercial/residential project at 1525-27 North American Street (CDR Review: February 2, 2016; ZBA Hearing: February 24, 2016; Presented by David Fecteau).

 

8.    Action Item: ZBA Calendar No. 26675 for the construction of an office tower at 3615-65 (aka 3675) Market Street (CDR Review: February 2, 2016; ZBA Hearing: February 24, 2016; Presented by Paula Burns).

 

9.    Action Item: Zoning Bill No. 160006 remapping an area bounded by Ridge Avenue, 16th Street, Ogden Street, 15th Street, Poplar Street, Carlisle Street, and Brown Street (Introduced by Councilmember Greenlee for Council President Clarke on January 21, 2016; Presented by Ian Litwin).

 

10.  Action Item: Streets Bill No. 160017 striking a utility right-of-way within the lines of former Jackson Street, from Swanson Street to Vandalia Street (Introduced by Councilmember Johnson on January 21, 2016; Presented by Sarah Chiu).

 

11.  Action Item: Final Plat Revision for The Arbors at Eagle Pointe, Lot 500, subdividing an existing 25.2 acre vacant parcel into two new lots (Presented by Sarah Chiu).

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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 12:33:00 -0500
<![CDATA[Clean & Green / Carpenter Green Meeting]]> http://planphilly.com/events/2016/02/16/clean-green-carpenter-green-meeting February 16, 2016 7:00PM 8:00PM

Clean & Green / Carpenter Green Meeting

Date: 

Repeats every month on the third Tuesday until Sat Dec 31 2016 except Tue Jun 18 2013, Tue Mar 18 2014, Tue Apr 15 2014, Tue Jul 21 2015. Also includes Thu Mar 20 2014, Thu Apr 17 2014.

Location: 

1901 Christian Street SOSNA Office

Philadelphia, PA 19146

See map: Google Maps

The Clean & Green / Carpenter Green meeting takes place the third Tuesday of every month at the SOSNA office, 1901 Christian Street, from 7-8pm.  Ongoing projects include:

- Blue recycling bin deliveries

- PMBC neighborhood clean up planning

- Clean Block Campaign

- Fundraising for Carpenter Green (community park at 17th and Carpenter)

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Tue, 09 Feb 2016 14:40:52 -0500
<![CDATA[Fishtown Neighbors Association Zoning Meeting]]> http://planphilly.com/events/2016/02/16/fishtown-neighbors-association-zoning-meeting-7 February 16, 2016 7:00PM 8:30PM

Zoning meeting - Feb 16, 7pm at Fishtown Rec Center (1202 E Montgomery Ave)*

The projects up for discussion and a community vote include:

  • 2336-38 E Fletcher St Proposal for the demolition of an existing structure and construction of two single family homes, each with one off-street parking space.
  • 1723, 1725 and 1731 N. Front Street Proposal to reuse existing building and create a brewery/restaurant with outdoor seating. (Joint Meeting with South Kensington Community Partners)

*All residents and business owners in Fishtown are eligible to vote.  Please bring proof of residence or business ownership in the form of a driver's license or a photo id and a lease, utility bill, or recent piece of mail addressed to your home or business.

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Mon, 08 Feb 2016 14:03:00 -0500
<![CDATA[QVNA Zoning Committee Meeting]]> http://planphilly.com/events/2016/02/16/qvna-zoning-committee-meeting-2 February 16, 2016 7:30PM 9:00PM

Zoning Committee Meeting

February 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

THERE WILL BE A QUEEN VILLAGE NEIGHBORS ASSOCIATION ZONING COMMITTEE MEETING, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2016, AT 7:30 PM AT THE WECCACOE PLAYGROUND BUILDING ON CATHARINE STREET BETWEEN 4TH AND 5TH STREETS TO DISCUSS THE FOLLOWING:

838 S. FRONT STREET

Application is for the erection of an attached structure with two (2) roof decks accessed at fourth floor, size and location as shown on plans. For use as single-family household living with one (1) accessory open-air parking space.

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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 15:04:17 -0500
<![CDATA[DVRPC's Designing Healthier Communities Event]]> http://planphilly.com/events/2016/02/17/dvrpc-s-designing-healthier-communities-event February 17, 2016 7:30AM 9:30AM

Please join the DVRPC on Feb. 17 from 7:30-9:30am at Crowne Plaza Philadelphia - King of Prussia for a presentation on DVRPC's Designing Healthier Communities Event!

Greg Krykewycz, PP, AICP, Manager, Office of Transit, Bicyling, and Pedestrian Planning at DVRPC will be presenting on the following:

  • Overview of how DVRPC's ongoing work helps make cycling safer and more appealing throughout our region, including recent and upcoming planning projects, counting and data collection efforts, and The Circuit Trails regional trails program
  • DVRPC's growing focus on healthy communities, including the work of the Healthy Communities Task Force. 

Other panelists include:

  • Moderator & Presenter: Michellel Kichline, Chester County Commissioner
  • Terrence Foley, President & CEO
  • Brean Flynn, TDM Manager
  • Sean Moir, Township Supervisor
  • James Pudleiner, PE, Principal 

Learn about various aspects involved in planning, design, zoning, walkability, cycling, green parking and infrastructure and how integrating these principles creates healthier communites!

Click the following link to register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/designing-healthier-communities-tickets-20417675818.

Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door. 

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Tue, 02 Feb 2016 13:36:32 -0500
<![CDATA[DRPA Board Meeting]]> http://planphilly.com/events/2016/02/17/drpa-board-meeting-3 February 17, 2016 9:00AM 10:30AM

Board Meetings usually take place on the first and third Wednesday of every month at 9 a.m. The meetings scheduled for the first Wednesday of the month are generally telephonic, and are only held, when necessary. Meetings are open to the public, unless otherwise specified, and are held at One Port Center, 2 Riverside Drive, Camden, NJ 08101.

Schedule is subject to change. Please visit the "News" section of our website two business days prior to the proposed date to confirm date and time. You may also receive updates and other important information by following us on Twitter @DRPA_PAandNJ.

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Fri, 05 Feb 2016 13:52:29 -0500
<![CDATA[PWD Rain Check Program]]> http://planphilly.com/events/2016/02/17/pwd-rain-check-program February 17, 2016 12:00PM 1:00PM

PWD Rain Check Program

Date:

February 17, 2016 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Location:

PHS Town Hall

1st Floor

100 N. 20th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19103


Through Rain Check, Philadelphia residents can have storm water management tools installed at their homes for free or for a reduced price. Rain Check offers rain barrels, downspout planter boxes, rain gardens, de-paving, and porous pavers. These tools help to address a major environmental issue in Philadelphia and beautify our communities at the same time.  Rain Check is part of Philadelphia’s long-term stormwater management plan, Green City Clean Waters.

Click the link below to register for one of the upcoming Rain Check Workshops. Please note that you will not be able to register for a workshop until 30 days prior to the workshop date.


Register for event

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Mon, 08 Feb 2016 14:26:53 -0500
<![CDATA[Zoning Board of Appeal Public Hearing]]> http://planphilly.com/events/2016/02/17/zoning-board-of-appeal-public-hearing-50 February 17, 2016 1:00PM 3:00PM

Date

            Time (EST)

            Address

            Appeal #

2/17/2016

            1:00 PM

            631 N BROAD ST

            26453

2/17/2016

            1:00 PM

            905 N 05TH ST

            25903

2/17/2016

            1:00 PM

            3013 W OXFORD ST

            26674

2/17/2016

            1:00 PM

            3799 CLARENDON AVE

            26815

2/17/2016

            1:00 PM

            215 N 11TH ST

            26630

2/17/2016

            1:00 PM

            1630 PINE ST

            26869

2/17/2016

            1:00 PM

            1927 W PASSYUNK AVE

            26876

2/17/2016

            1:00 PM

            1006 W DUNCANNON AVE

            26395

2/17/2016

            3:00 PM

            2546 S 12TH ST

            26657

2/17/2016

            3:00 PM

            2706 BLACK LAKE PL

            26344

2/17/2016

            3:00 PM

            1601 S 19TH ST

            26656

2/17/2016

            3:00 PM

            1620 S 18TH ST

            26655

2/17/2016

            3:00 PM

            7201 FRANKFORD AVE

            25731

2/17/2016

            3:00 PM

            1284 SOUTHAMPTON RD

            26611

2/17/2016

            3:00 PM

            3637 N 22ND ST

            25699

2/17/2016

            3:00 PM

            619 N 10TH ST

            26127

2/17/2016

            4:00 PM

            615 S 09TH ST

            26093

2/17/2016

            4:00 PM

            2255 N BROAD ST

            26130

2/17/2016

            4:00 PM

            1944 HAMILTON ST

            26084

2/17/2016

            4:00 PM

            7102 GERMANTOWN AVE

            26658

More information. Click through each property for more details

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Mon, 08 Feb 2016 14:50:43 -0500
<![CDATA[PennDesign Lecture - Shane Coen “Contextual Minimalism”]]> http://planphilly.com/events/2016/02/17/penndesign-lecture-shane-coen-contextual-minimalism February 17, 2016 6:00PM 7:30PM

Landscape Architecture

Shane Coen

Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016, 06:00pm

Meyerson Hall

Shane Coen of Coen+Partners, Minneapolis presents “Contextual Minimalism.”


MORE INFO

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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 15:20:00 -0500
<![CDATA[South Kensington Community Partners Zoning Meeting]]> http://planphilly.com/events/2016/02/17/south-kensington-community-partners-zoning-meeting-1 February 17, 2016 6:30PM 8:00PM

6:30 - 1222 N. 2nd Street [No Vote] - New construction of one five (5) story multi-family building with commercial and live/work units in the first floor with 56 parking spaces. Residents, business owners, and property owners within a 1/2 mile are eligible to vote.


7:00 - 1750 Front Street [Vote] - Proposal to allow for the continued use of the property as a catering hall, which was previously approved by the Zoning Board under a temporary variance granted in 2008. Residents, business owners, and property owners within a 1/4 mile are eligible to vote


7:30 - 1715 N. Howard Street [Vote] - Proposal to divide the current lot into two lots for the new construction of two single-family dwellings. Residents, business owners, and property owners within a 1/4 mile are eligible to vote.


8:00 - 1514 American Street [Vote] - New construction of a 4 story mixed-use building featuring industrial or commercial space on ground floor, 10 residential units on floors 2-4, as well as 2 three story single-family dwellings. Residents, business owners, and property owners within a 1/2 mile are eligible to vote.

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Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:09:13 -0500
<![CDATA[SOSNA Zoning Committee Meeting]]> http://planphilly.com/events/2016/02/17/sosna-zoning-committee-meeting-12 February 17, 2016 7:00PM 9:00PM

Zoning Committee Meeting

Date: 

Repeats every month on the third Wednesday until Sat Dec 31 2016 except Wed May 20 2015.

Location: 

SOSNA Office, 1901 Christian Street

Philadelphia, PA 19146

See map: Google Maps

The next SOSNA Zoning Committee meeting will take place at the SOSNA office, 1901 Christian Street, at 7PM on February 17, 2016.

The SOSNA Zoning Committee always meets the third Wednesday of every month starting at 7 PM.


February 2016 SOSNA ZONING AGENDA :

1. 721 S Smedley Street: Application for the demolition of the existing structure and the erection of an attached single-family home with roof deck and pilot house.

2. 741 S 15th Street: Application for the erection of an attached single-family home with roof deck and pilot house, second floor rear deck, and two (2) accessory parking spaces.

3. 700 S 20th Street: Application for an addition above an existing structure, for use as a sit-down restaurant (previously approved). 

To secure a place on the agenda, you must submit design documentation by the first Thursday of every month at 5 PM to the SOSNA Office, 1901 Christian Street.  Call 215-732-8446 for questions or more information. Applicants are asked to submit PDFs and hard copies of their design documentation. 

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Tue, 09 Feb 2016 14:43:00 -0500
<![CDATA[Not Another Book Club]]> http://planphilly.com/events/2016/02/18/not-another-book-club February 18, 2016

Not Another Book Club

Date: 
February 18, 2016

Location: 
Strangelove’s
216 S 11th St (South 11th Street between Walnut and Locust)
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Registration: 
Registration is not required

Event Cost: 
Free for networking and discussion. You must pay for your own food and drink

Not Another Book Club is an open discussion on topics affecting the design and construction industry, hosted by PEA: Philadelphia Emerging Architects. As a welcome to 2016 and a new mayor in Philadelphia, we will be discussing Inga's recent article on the best and worst architecture of the Nutter era. CLICK HERE to read the full article.

**Food and drinks are NOT included, only topic and discussion, but you are more than welcome to purchase food/drink at the restaurant/bar**

For more information, please contact:

AIA Philadelphia Emerging Architects Committee

Jared Edgar McKnight

Philadelphiaemergingarchitects@gmail.com

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Fri, 12 Feb 2016 14:26:37 -0500
<![CDATA[City Council Meeting]]> http://planphilly.com/events/2016/02/18/city-council-meeting-15 February 18, 2016 10:00AM 11:30AM

City of Philadelphia City Council Notice

Of Bills reported from Committees of the Council of the City of Philadelphia on Thursday, February 18, 2016:




160116
Resolution authorizing the Commissioner of Public Property to execute and deliver to the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority, without consideration, deeds conveying conditional fee simple title to certain City-owned lots or pieces of ground with the building and improvements thereon, situate in the Third and Sixth Wards of the City of Philadelphia, pursuant to Chapter 16-400 of The Philadelphia Code and authorizing the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority to dispose of such properties for rehabilitation and/or improvements in accordance with the terms of Chapter l6-400 of The Philadelphia Code.

160121
Resolution urging Congress to pass the Healthy Maternity and Obstetric Medicine Act, otherwise known as the Healthy MOM Act.

160123 
Resolution authorizing the Commissioner of Public Property to execute and deliver to the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority, without consideration, deeds conveying conditional fee simple title to certain City-owned lots or pieces of ground with the buildings and improvements thereon, situate in the Eighteenth, Nineteenth and Thirty-seventh Wards of the City of Philadelphia, pursuant to Chapter 16-400 of The Philadelphia Code and authorizing the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority to dispose of such properties for rehabilitation and/or improvements in accordance with the terms of Chapter l6-400 of The Philadelphia Code.

160124
Resolution authorizing the Commissioner of Public Property to execute and deliver to the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority, without consideration, deeds conveying conditional fee simple title to certain City-owned lots or pieces of ground with the buildings and improvements thereon, situate in the Thirty-first Ward of the City of Philadelphia, pursuant to Chapter 16-400 of The Philadelphia Code and authorizing the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority to dispose of such properties for rehabilitation and/or improvements in accordance with the terms of Chapter l6-400 of The Philadelphia Code.

160035
Resolution approving the reappointment of Beverly Coleman to the Board of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority.

160036
Resolution approving the appointment of Clarena Tolson to the Board of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority.

160037
Resolution confirming the appointment of Sozi Pedro Tulante, Esq., as the City Solicitor. 

160038
Resolution approving the appointment of Folasade Olanipekun-Lewis to the Philadelphia Water, Sewer and Storm Water Rate Board.



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Fri, 12 Feb 2016 16:18:47 -0500