August Zoning Agenda – Mon, Aug 31

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

Read full story Comments are closed

Soccer Shots – Continues thru Fall at Liberty Lands

Thanks again to NLNA for our continued partnership this summer.  We will finish up our summer season with Coaches Julia and Sam this Sunday (Aug 23) afternoon and we are gearing up for fall season soon. This fall we are returning to Liberty Lands at our regular time on Sunday afternoon between 3-5pm starting September 6th. Registration is […]

Read full story Comments are closed

NoLibs Fall Music Fest – Sept 12 (Updated)

Liberty Lands Park – Music starts at 4pm Bring the family and a blanket to this bi-annual neighborhood festival. Proceeds from our Bottomless Souvenir Cups go to maintain the Liberty Lands and the Northern Liberties Neighbors Association. Volunteers always welcome! Setting up (vehicles and muscle) Selling Cups (smiles and knitting) Pouring beers (wit and comfortable […]

Read full story Comments are closed

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 […]

Read full story Comments are closed

Come join Little Kearny Friends playgroup – Sat, Aug 22 at 9am

Our first playgroup was a huge success: parents connected while the kids giggled and played. Join our next playgroup if you are interested in meeting other neighborhood parents with pre-elementary school age kids. We are sponsored by Kearny Friends, a group of parents/community members supporting the Kearny School at www.kearnyfriends.org Saturday, Aug 22nd 9am-10am at […]

Read full story Comments are closed

Kearny Friends celebrates one year!

In one short year, we have supported Kearny Elementry School through a successful paper drive, hosted an open house to showcase the wonderful work being done at Kearny, created a media footprint, supported the Home & School Associations’s annual Eat.Drink.Play event, and joined a network of “friends” groups from across the city.  Thank you to […]

Read full story Comments are closed

Upcoming Street Closures – Updated

PHILADELPHIA – The following streets are scheduled for street improvement work during the week of August 10, 2015, weather permitting, announced Streets Commissioner David J. Perri today. Weather or special events in the area may alter the resurfacing schedule. Residents are urged to move their cars from the work sites when temporary “No Parking” signs are […]

Read full story Comments are closed

Residential Parking Permits Available

Apply for a Residential Parking Permit Residents in eligible areas can purchase parking permits that exempt them from meter and time limit restrictions on posted blocks. These permits assist residents in finding parking spaces near their home, enhancing quality of life in residential areas with insufficient on-street parking. Find out more HERE.

Read full story Comments are closed

NLNA Has 100 Recycle Bins With Lids

The City no longer offers free recycle bins through the NoLibs Community Center. The small bins formerly provided by The City are just too small. Wind-blown litter from these over-stuffed containers can be seen around the neighborhood after trash pickup most weeks. So we asked Home Depot to help us out — and they did! The […]

Read full story Comments are closed

KCFC Marketplace – Every 4th Tuesday

Tues, August 25th, 6-8pm 2009 Frankford Ave. at Norris St. Would you like to buy sustainable, fresh, and locally grown food without having to venture to the supermarket? KCFC’s Marketplace is your monthly opportunity to stock up every 4th Tuesday at our pop-up farmer’s market (upstairs at Circle of Hope). Come meet your neighbors and support the effort […]

Read full story Comments are closed

Kearny Elementary, our neighborhood public school, is now a city-wide Arts Admit program!

General Philip Kearny Elementary, our neighborhood public school, is now a city-wide Arts Admit program!  Arts programming, shown to improve educational outcomes for all students, is being infused into all aspects of the Kearny curriculum. There has never been a better time to consider our neighborhood school for your family.  Kearny still has a few […]

Read full story Comments are closed

Major Germantown Ave Sewer/Drain Project – Get the Facts

As many neighbors are aware (and some experienced), the areas around Wildey St., American St, and Germantown Ave., saw significant street flooding from the brief but severe rainstorm on July 9. The Philadelphia Water Department is aware of the insufficient stormwater capacity in our area, which impacts low-lying areas during extreme rain events. For the past […]

Read full story Comments are closed

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 […]

Read full story Comments are closed

The Liberty Lands Farmers Market

  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 […]

Read full story Comments are closed

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 […]

Read full story Comments are closed

Music Monkey Jungle – To Start Back Up On September 10th

Starting back up  every Monday & Thursday Morning on September 10th! See you Music Monkeys then… 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, […]

Read full story Comments are closed

Figure Drawing at the Community Center – On Hiatus Till Sept 10

We’ll be drawing again starting Thursday, Sept 10! 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) $10 Walk-in fee pays the model Bring your own supplies… email 321sketchclub@gmail.com with questions. See you there… -kat. The Community Center […]

Read full story Comments are closed

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 […]

Read full story Comments are closed

NLNA Board Meeting Minutes – July 6, 2015

PRESENT : Matt Ruben, President; Michael Coyne, Vice-President; Steve Richman, Treasurer; Troy Chrichton; Larry Freedman; Jesse Gardner; Sasi Judd; Monika Kreidie; Jeremy Lindeman; Don Philips; Chris Somers; Anne Waginger ABSENT:   Janet Finegar, Secretary; Frank Maimone; Barbara Saverino The meeting was called to order by the President at 7:03 P.M. Motion by Anne Waginger, seconded by Chris Somers. […]

Read full story Comments are closed

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 […]

Read full story Comments are closed