2nd Street Festival – Volunteers Needed for Childrens Activity Tent & Moonbounce…

  Sunday, August 3 from Noon to 10pm This year’s 2nd Street Festival promises to be bigger and better than ever! The Fest is also one of the NLNA’s most important fundraisers. Please consider volunteering for a shift or two throughout the day. There is something to do for everyone… CLICK HERE TO SIGN ON […]

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Liberty Lands Free Summer Movie Series

  Saturday July 26 at 9pm at Liberty Lands Park Free Summer Movie Series presented by The Awesome Fest. Dazed and Confused is a 1993 coming of age comedy film written and directed by Richard Linklater. The film features a large ensemble cast of actors who would later become stars, including Matthew McConaughey, Jason London, […]

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Illegal Wire Basket Dumping – The solution has become the problem

  Wire Baskets are for Litter ONLY! There are approximately 900 wire basket public trash cans throughout Philadelphia, which are there to cut DOWN on litter, not add to it. Unfortunately, some residents have been dumping their household and business garbage in there – filling them up, forcing trash to overflow – and causing a […]

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Pruning Club is Coming to Northern Liberties!

  Monday, July 21 from 6:00 – 8:30pm Please join the Northern Liberties Tree Tenders for our 1st Pruning Club event Thanks to a grant from PHS and TD Bank, we’ll have tools and an arborist to lead us in pruning our Tree-Tender-planted neighborhood trees.  Four pruning events will take place between now and October. […]

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Complain about L&I – Aug 1 Deadline

  A direct line is being offered for public input by the City’s Department of Licensing & Inspections (L&I) You are an email or telephone call (most likely to an answering machine) from making your views, concerns, and ideas available to a receptive ear. (But, only until August 1) Read more about it here: http://www.philly.com/philly/news/politics/20140519_Commission_on_L_I_seeking_public_input_via_website.html […]

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Voices of Northern Liberties – NL History Exhibit continues through Aug 31

  Voices of Northern Liberties Video interviews edited by Michael Kitay, Tina Lam, and Gerry Senker from interviews with longtime Northern Liberties residents filmed in 2009 Voices of Northern Liberties The Artists of Northern Liberties A slideshow of work by over 70 Northern Liberties artists compiled by Kristen Kozlowski Artists of Northern Liberties Podcasts by […]

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The Liberty Lands Farmers Market Returns…

  Thursdays, 3 to 7pm (3rd St. side of the park) The NLNA has been proud to be working with urban farming project Neighborhood Foods to bring this market to NL. Check out this YouTube video to learn about the Lancaster-based farmer they’ve partnered with for our market. And you can check them out on […]

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PWD to install rain garden at the rec center’s cement playground as part of a larger watershed project

  A representative from the Philadelphia Water Department came to the Community Center on Thursday (6/26/14) and gave a presentation with slides of the PWD’s upcoming project to build a rain garden at the Cement Park (704 N. 3rd Street) as part of the Green City, Clean Waters project. Construction will begin in 2015, but […]

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Repairs and Improvements Coming to Liberty Lands This Summer…

In The Works: • New Benches with Backrests! • A Drinking Water Fountain! • A New Gate To Help Keep the Toddlers In! • Bollards To Keep Cars Out!   And, then there’s the Stage which is getting a new foundation installed due to rot of the original. Email park@nlna.org with questions. —     […]

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2014 NoLibs Stoop Show – THE WINNERS!

The 2014 Stoop Show was HUGE! Tens of neighbors spiffed up their steps, sidewalks, and gutters to win a coveted Stoop Show trophy.  Here are the WINNERS as they appear on the map… 1021 N Randolf St — Wins a Simple Beauty Award for year-round shrubs, this lovely tree-pit, and thriving window boxes. * 958 […]

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