Vacation Planning: Tips to Securing Your Home

From the Philadelphia Police Department Blog: It’s the time of year that you might be planning your summer vacation. Here are a few tips, some you might not have thought of, for making sure your possessions are still there when you get back: Do not post about your vacation on Facebook or any other Social […]

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Goldman Clinic Has Changed Their Hours of Operation.

The Goldman Clinic is the methadone clinic at 8th & Girard, whose business has been causing issues along Girard and adjacent blocks. In an effort to curtail the afternoon crowds, the Goldman Clinic at 801 W Girard Ave has changed their hours of operation. Neighbors report that conditions have improved with the deployment of the 26th’s  of […]

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AwesomeFest Brings Another Summer Movie Series to Friday Nights at Liberty Lands!!

Beginning June 26th & running through August 14th (see below for dates) The Awesome Fest is excited to announce the first program of their annual outdoor summer series. Every Friday at sundown, , the festival will showcase a lineup of cutting edge independent film premieres at Liberty Lands. As the result of a grant from […]

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June 2015 — Zoning Agenda — Jun 29 & 30

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. June 2015 — Zoning Agenda Location: Northern Liberties Community Center, 700 N. […]

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Kensington Community Food Co-op Flea Market – Sun, July 12

Corner of Frankford and Lehigh Aves. from 10am to 2pm (raindate 7/19) Kensington Community Food Co-op is holding a community flea market at the site of its future store.  There’s no charge to reserve a space, but we request that you bring a pot luck dish to share.  There will be chalk for the kids. Contact marketing@kcfc.co-op for […]

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Summer Open House & Community Walk – Wed, July 29

Please Join District Attorney Seth Williams & Staff  For a Community Walk & Open House In the East Division on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 5:30—7:30 pm  at The Piazza, 1050 North Hancock Street—#59 5:30—6:00 Meet and Greet with refreshments 6:00—7:30 pm—Canvass the neighborhood For more information please contact: Monique Wescott—Monique.wescott@phila.gov Vernon Price— Vernon.v.price@phila.gov Or Zeli.Colon-Pennock@phila.gov […]

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The Liberty Lands Farmers Market Returns…

  Thursdays, 3 to 7pm (3rd St. side of the park) Liberty Lands Farmers’ Market is a weekly pop-up farmers’ market happening every Thursday from 3pm – 7pm from June until November. This season, the market, located along the sidewalk on the western side of Liberty Lands park, will feature fresh fruits and vegetables from […]

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Up to Date Curfew Information for the City of Philadelphia

Mayor Michael A. Nutter signed legislation establishing an updated curfew for all minors in the City of Philadelphia. The new ordinance creates an evening curfew if the minor is outside without a parent or legal guardian, Additionally, the legislation creates a penalty of up to $500 for the parents of youth committing curfew violations. “I […]

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Help Wanted – Candy Man or Woman

Candy Man or Woman – 1 to 3 hours per month Have you ever noticed the candy machines in businesses around the neighborhood where you can get a mouthful of peanut M&Ms or Skittles? The proceeds of these sweets benefit the NLNA to the tune of about $2,000ish per year. We’re looking for someone to […]

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Please Share – Do not use your recycle bin for plastic bags.

Plastic bags can be recycled at most grocery stores. Please keep them out of your recycle bins. Be a good neighbor and share this info. Thanks!!

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Rec Center Pool Is Open!

x x x x x x   The Northern Liberties Recreation Center  at 321 Fairmount has just opened its pool today! (Scroll down to see weekly schedule) Open Swim: 1-4pm, Mon-Fri Family Swim: 5-6pm Mon-Fri,  2-5pm Sat & Sun Open Swim = kids minimum 6 yrs old/45 inches tall without an adult. Family Swim = all children must be accompanied […]

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Free Self-Defense Workshops for Women & Girls Wednesday Nights in June

  Urban Defence Center – 725 N. 6th Street – Every Wednesday in June from 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm Call 267-974-0287 for more information. Free Safety & Awareness Workshops No experience necessary. Open to the public. Please wear comfortable clothing & bring a water bottle. Workshops will include hands-on learning, lecture and Q & […]

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Mondays & Thursdays at the Community Center Music Monkey Jungle – New Start Times for July

Starting July 6 every Monday & Thursday Morning starting at 9:30 Music Monkey Jungle Drummers /Sing Along – 9:30 to 10:00 am Music Monkey Jungle Drummers is hands-on, percussion instrument exploration for little music monkeys who love all things rhythm. We’ll present original songs, dances and games that make steady beat, rhythm, rhythm syllables, dynamics, tempo, call and response, echo, body […]

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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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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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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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Register Now for NLArts 2015 Summer Camp – Aug 10 to Aug 28

NLArts announces Summer Camp 2015 from August 10th to the 28th. Our theme “Around the World in Northern Liberties” will be incorporated throughout the camp in such activities as visual arts and a performance piece, plus trips to inspire creativity and FUN! Campers will design their own program by choosing activities from various performing and […]

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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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Sankhya Yoga Stays in Northern Liberties — A Direct Result Of Your Support

  This summer Northern Liberties’ SANKHYA  Yoga School & Wellness Center  is hosting Open Heart as part of the worldwide Wanderlust Festival on July 18th with free 60-minute Vinyasa classes, all day long… with air conditioning! The annual event wouldn’t have happened in Philly this year were it not for Sankhya stepping up to the plate to fill the void. […]

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NLNA Meet n’ Greet for Neighbors New n’ Old – Thurs, June 11

  6pm to 8pm at the Northern Liberties Community Center (N. 3rd & Faimount) Whether you are new to the neighborhood or just curious to know more about the Northern Liberties Neighbors Association, please join us for our Annual Meet -n- Greet! Bourbon and Branch has graciously offered to provide tasty treats… rsvp (or just show […]

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