NLNA Board Elections at the May 28 Neighborhood Meeting

The annual NLNA election will be held on Thursday, May 28th, at the Northern Liberties Community Center (3rd & Fairmount Sts), and will begin at 7:00pm. Each candidate will have one or two minutes to speak. At the end, voting will begin. The results will be announced at the end of the meeting. Eligible voters […]

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Spring Flea Market & Music Fest – Sat, June 6

  Spring Flea Market from 9am to 4 pm Located at Liberty Lands Park on North 3rd Street between Poplar and Wildey. One’s trash is another’s treasure! All spaces $20.00 For information reserving a space (tables not included) please email Kathy at kvissar@hotmail.com (All proceeds from table fees benefit Liberty Lands Park) x Liberty Lands Spring Music Fest […]

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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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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! (Amazing) homemade snacks, beer and wine will be served… rsvp (or just show […]

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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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Music Monkey Jungle – Mondays & Thursdays at the Community Center

Every Monday & Thursday Morning starting at 10:30 Music Monkey Jungle – Drummers – 10:30 to 11:00 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, […]

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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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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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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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Litter, Trash, and City Council

  City Council is beginning to get serious about Philadelphia’s litter & trash problems. There are now 5 litter – trash bills moving through City Council: Bill 150198 – requires food stores to provide trash & recycling bins for patrons Bill 150217 – requires rental property landlords to provide secure trash & recycling containers in common areas […]

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Zoning Agenda – Mon, May 18

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

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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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26th POLICE DISTRICT TOWN HALL MEETING – Thursday, May 7

The 26th District will be hosting a town hall meeting where we will review year end crime stats for 2014 and up-to-date crime stats for 2015. The new Commanding Officer of the 26th District, Captain George Kappe will also be in attendance and will be available to answer questions and address concerns.  WHERE: 1901 N. […]

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS MINUTES – Meeting of April 6, 2015

PRESENT:  Matt Ruben, President; Don Phillips, Vice-President; Steve Richman, Treasurer; Janet Finegar, Secretary; Jennifer Baker; Larry Freedman; Sasi Judd; Dolores Lyons; Monika Kreidie; Katrina Mansfield; Sharon Richman; Anne Waginger; Logan Welde. ABSENT:  Michael Coyne; Chris Somers ALSO PRESENT:  Ira Upin, Troy Larson The meeting was called to order by the President at 7:06 p.m. Motion: By Katrina […]

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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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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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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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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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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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