Zoning Agendas – Mon & Tue, Apr 27 & 28

Zoning Motions are approved by the Board at the following month’s board meeting, which is held the first Monday of the month. To review past zoning meeting minutes and approved motions find the applicable NLNA Board Meeting Minutes by clicking here: Board Meeting Minutes. APRIL 2015 — Zoning Agenda Location: NL Community Center, 700 N. 3rd […]

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Request a Free Tree for your NoLibs Home or Business – Deadline April 26

    Property Owner’s Requests for November 2015 planting are now being accepted and are due Sunday, April 26. Trees clean our air, reduce home energy costs, increase home values, and beautify the neighborhood. To request a free street tree in front of your property, please read the site criteria Application Form carefully.  If your property qualifies, […]

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Plant Sale – Saturday May 2nd!

  Save the Date and plan to volunteer for a shift or two. Kids welcome! The Plant Sale is Saturday May 2nd, with the run-up on Thursday April 30, and Friday May 1 Who wants to play with plants this year? Volunteer to hang out with neighbors and their kids while putting together this annual […]

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Don’t Forget: Weeders’ Club at Liberty Lands Every Saturday Morning!

  From 9am to about 11ish – KIDS WELCOME! – There will be Coffee! Come out and get dirty with the Weeders’ Club diehards every Saturday from 9-11ish. Tools and gloves provided. OBLITERATE MORNING GLORY! YANK WEEDS FROM TREE PITS! FIND AND STASH TRASH! SCOOP THE POOP! Liberty Lands is your park, owned and maintained […]

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Love Your Park Day – Sat, May 9

9am-2pm at Liberty Lands Come out and make muddy spring LOVE to YOUR favorite urban green space, Liberty Lands!!! Remember, WE OWN IT. WE LOVE IT. And, WE CARE FOR IT. Also, Mark Your Calendars for… Saturday Weeders Club (nearly every Saturday starting officially 4/18/15, 9-11am)   —

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25 Recycle Bins Available At The Community Center!

 First come, first served! ($15 donation) The City no longer distributes free recycle bins through the NLNA and other convenient locations. Now that you can (and are required to) recycle virtually everything, the small bins provided by The City are just too small. Wind-blown litter from these over-stuffed containers can be seen around the neighborhood […]

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Contribute $10 to NLNA when you sign up for your Spring Philly Foodworks CSA

Spring is here! Time to sign up for your CSA… The Philly Foodworks Rolling Farm Share makes it easy to support local producers and eat delicious, seasonal food. Receive regular deliveries of fresh local foods with as little as a $100 pre-season payment and no seasonal commitment. Get creative by choosing from custom shares, special […]

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Figure Drawing at the Community Center – Thursday Nights

The days are getting longer, and it’s time to draw! From 6:30 to 9:30 adult figure drawing will be available on most Thursday nights throughout the winter at the NLNA Community Center (700 N. 3rd Street) See our schedule below. $10 Walk-in fee pays the model Bring your own supplies… email 321sketchclub@gmail.com with questions. Here’s […]

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The Lara & Joe Show – A Children’s Rock Band

Monday and Wednesdays at the Northern Liberties Community Center from 11am to noon Rock Out With Your Toddlers! Dance, drum, clap, or play the tamborrine to everything from the ABC’s to all your family favorites. Lara and Joe are a husband and wife duo that has been playing together since 2005. Every Monday and Wednesday, […]

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Music Monkey Jungle – Coming in May to the Community Center

Every Thursday Morning Starting May 7 Music Monkey Jungle – Sing Along 10:30 to 11:00 The Music Monkey Jungle Sing Along is a 30 minute, high energy, interactive performance for music monkeys of all ages. Children and adults will sing, dance, laugh, play, move, imagine and create while having a rockin’ good time. This performance […]

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Neighborhood Meeting – Weds April 22

6:30pm at the new offices of KeiranTimberlake on the 800 block of N. American St. Candidates Night! Meet Mayoral and City Council candidates at the amazing new offices of architecture firm Kieran Timberlake, in the old Ortlieb’s Bottling House! Also nominations for the NLNA board election, and refreshments from local businesses Standard Tap, Rustica, and […]

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Leaders Wanted!

Get Involved, Make a Difference, Be a Leader! Northern Liberties is your home. Whether you own a house, rent an apartment or run a business here you have a stake in the future of our community. You also have an opportunity – not just to be heard, but also to help shape decisions that will […]

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Scumbags Caught on Video…

Police are asking for the public’s help to find two men who robbed two women in their 20s in Northern Liberties on Thursday, March 20, 2015 The two women, ages 24 and 27, were walking west on Fairmount when two men forced them to the ground. Police say one of the men took an iPhone and […]

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NoLibs Watch Dogs Class – A Summary

Here’s a recap of what I learned at the Watch Dog talk at the Community Center last month: The Basics Know your neighbors. Looking out for each other starts at home, on your block. If your neighbor knows you work during the weekday, they will be suspicious of movers at your house on a Tuesday […]

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NLNA BOARD OF DIRECTORS MINUTES – Meeting of March 2, 2015

PRESENT:  Matt Ruben, President; Don Phillips, Vice-President; Janet Finegar, Secretary; Jennifer Baker; Sasi Judd; Dolores Lyons; Monika Kreidie; Chris Somers; Logan Welde ABSENT:  Steve Richman, Treasurer; Michael Coyne; Larry Freedman; Katrina Mansfield; Sharon Richman; Anne Waginger ALSO PRESENT:  Abby Spector The meeting was called to order by the President at 7:08 p.m. Abby Spector spoke briefly to […]

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Burglary Suspect Arrested

    From the 26th District Police on March 20, 2015— Sgt Massi has advised us that the police have arrested this burglary suspect and he has confessed. SUMMARY: The individual below is a suspect in the following burglaries: 2-14-15 100 block of W Jefferson St. DC#2015-26-008449 2-24-15 1900 block of N. 7th St. DC#2015-26-001906 He […]

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Tax Prep Help

The Department of Revenue launched the Income Inequality Initiative this past December.  The goal of this initiative is for all Philadelphia residents who are eligible for the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) to claim and receive the maximum credit to which they are entitled. The EITC is a federal tax credit that benefits low […]

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New Dope About Dumpsters

  The Mayor just signed Bill No. 140903. (here) Amendment § 10-722. Use of Dumpsters. Some notable parts: Businesses may not mix “grindable garbage” and “rubbish.” grindable garbage (food mostly) can be put in a garbage disposal, or composted Businesses may mix non-grindable garbage with rubbish provided all garbage is placed in bags designed to […]

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Latest Recycling Info From The City

  For your convenience, here are links with the latex, greatest recycle info: Curbside recycling: http://www.philadelphiastreets.com/recycling/how-to-recycle/ New Curbside recycling (Recycle by City): http://recyclebycity.com/philadelphia Philly Recycling Rewards (by Recyclebank): http://www.philadelphiastreets.com/recycling-rewards The City’s recyclables processor, ReCommunity, has some outstanding information on their website, including a virtual tour of a materials recovery facility (MRF).  You may notice a couple of slight variations between […]

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Superfresh will contribute 1% of your grocery bill to NLNA — Just Sign Up!

Sign up below to show your support for the Northern Liberties Neighbors Association and Superfresh will donate 1% of your grocery bill to NLNA. All you need to do is register your SuperFresh Rewards card by filling out the form below with the information used when you applied for the card. Then use your card at any SuperFresh […]

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