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Annual Liberty Lands Family Fall Festival – Sat Nov 4 [UPDATED]

Liberty Lands from 1-4 pm Join us! Interactive entertainment and music from: Raising Music Captain Swirly Living Arts Dance & Fitness Studios And More… Carriage Rides from 76 Carriage Company Moon Bounce! Kids (BIG & small) Costume Parade Cargo Bike Rides PIZZA Foolish Waffle! Epic Bake Sale! And, family activities including: Storytelling with the Free […]

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Philly Free Streets – Sat, Oct 28

8am to 1pm Philadelphia goes car-free again this year – including in Northern Liberties! Key streets will be closed to vehicular traffic and opened up to pedestrians. In NoLibs, 4th Street will be closed from Callowhill to Fairmount, and then the route will shift to 3rd St from Fairmount up to Girard. Parked cars must […]

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NLNA BOARD OF DIRECTORS MINUTES – Meeting of September 5, 2017

PRESENT: Matt Ruben, President; Barbara Mulckhuyse, Vice-President; Steve Richman, Treasurer; Janet Finegar, Secretary; Monika Kreidie; Ben Mann; Joe Mikuliak; Don Phillips; Barbara Saverino; Chris Somers. ABSENT: Michael Coyne; Donald Hoegg;  Jeremy Lindemann; Ira Upin; Anne Waginger. ALSO PRESENT:      Claire Adler The meeting was called to order by the President at 7:08 p.m. Motion: By Steve Richman, seconded […]

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NLNA BOARD OF DIRECTORS MINUTES – Meeting of August 7, 2017

PRESENT:  Matt Ruben, President; Barbara Mulckhuyse, Vice-President; Steve Richman, Treasurer; Janet Finegar, Secretary; Don Hoegg; Monika Kreidie; Jeremy Lindemann; Joe Mikuliak; Don Phillips; Ira Upin ALSO PRESENT: Claire Adler, Melodie Carter, Kerreen Franklin, Zachary Oppenheimer, Dennis Paris, John Turella, Marcel Winokur ABSENT: Michael Coyne; Ben Mann; Barbara Saverino; Chris Somers; Anne Waginger.  The meeting was called to […]

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Zoning Agenda – Mon, Oct 30, 2017

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. Location: Northern Liberties Community Center, 700 N. 3rd Street (3rd & […]

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Second Business Improvement District (BID) Open Meeting – Tue, Oct 24

Commercial property owners, business owners, and interested neighbors — find out how a business improvement district (BID) can improve our commercial corridors, strengthen businesses, and make the commercial rental environment better. Tuesday, October 24, 7PM, Northern Liberties Community Center, 3rd & Fairmount More info at the Northern Liberties BID web site.

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Orkney Park Sip & Spook Fundraiser – Sat, Oct 21

From 5 to 8pm Enter at 852 N Lawrence at the playground The effort to preserve Orkney Park continues with the Fall Sip & Spook Fundraiser! Fresh roasted s’mores, alcohol for the adults and cider and hot chocolate for the kids. Plus Ouija board, cornhole, tarot card readings, face painting, Halloween crafts, and Q&A with […]

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NLNA Meet-n-Greet – Thur, Oct 19

6-8PM, Northern Liberties Community Center at 3rd & Fairmount. This is going to be a big one – lots of folks already have RSVP’d! Meet fellow neighbors, enjoy complientary food, beer, and wine, and talk one-on-one with members of the NLNA board of directors. RSVP not required, but why not check in at the Facebook event page? […]

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Recycle Bins With Lids Available at the Community Center – Suspended Until Yard Construction Project Is Completed

We’ll let you know when we have more bins as soon as we get them… 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 […]

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Notes from the Quality of Life Meeting (2/21/17)

By Janet Finegar — February 21, 2017 We began by making a list of as many problems/sources of trash on the street as possible. [This list, with a lot of more details about all of the below, will be sent to everyone who attended the meeting or expressed an interest in getting information, and will […]

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Puppet Making and Performances in the Park through September…

Company Aiello is offering workshops in puppet-making from recycled materials. Things we would otherwise throw away every day are given new life as whimsical characters. Participants are provided newspaper, tape, and an assortment of other found objects with which to build their own bizarre figures. This event is fun for the whole family. We’ll bring […]

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September Zoning Agenda – Mon, Sept 25

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. Location: Northern Liberties Community Center, 700 N. 3rd Street (3rd & […]

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Orkney Park Benefit Brunch At Standard Tap – Sat, Sept 23

11am- 3pm at  901 n 2nd st, Phila, Pa 19123 Friends of Orkney Park LLC has partnered with our generous friends at the Standard Tap to host a fundraising brunch. 20% of all food sales will benefit ongoing initiatives for Orkney Park! Your going out for Brunch anyway, avoid the wait at that other place! […]

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SAVE THE DATE – Special Liberty Lands Improvements Meeting – Tues, Sept 12 (Attention Metalwork Artists!)

7pm at the Northern Liberties Community Center (3rd & Fairmount) The NLNA has secured a grant to improve Liberty Lands Park! Join us at this special general meeting to find out what this includes and how to get involved. • Garden Fence Construction Includes Funding for Metal Fabricators! The Liberty Lands committee is excited to […]

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS MINUTES – Meeting of July 10, 2017

PRESENT:  Matt Ruben, President; Barbara Mulckhuyse, Vice-President; Steve Richman, Treasurer; Michael Coyne; Donald Hoegg; Monika Kreidie; Jeremy Lindemann; Ben Mann; Don Phillips; Barbara Saverino; Chris Somers; Anne Waginger.  ALSO PRESENT:  Melodie Carter, Kereen Franklin, John Turella, Marcel Winokur ABSENT:  Janet Finegar, Secretary; Joe Mikuliak, Ira Upin The meeting was called to order by the President […]

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS MINUTES – Meeting of June 5, 2017

PRESENT: Matt Ruben, President; Barbara Mulckhuyse, Vice-President; Steve Richman, Treasurer; Michael Coyne; Ira Upin; Monika Kreidie; Ben Mann; Joe Mikuliak; Don Phillips; Chris Somers; ABSENT: Janet Finegar, Secretary; Donald Hoegg; Jeremy Lindemann; Barbara Saverino; Anne Waginger.   The meeting was called to order by the President at 7 p.m. Motion: By Steve Richman, seconded by Don […]

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NLArts Gala Dinner in the Park – Thur, Aug 31 – Get Tickets Now!

The culmination of this year’s Dinner Party themed NLArts Camp aims to bring together families to meet and break bread. All are welcome! Save The Date Thursday, August 31 6:00 to 8:00pm $40 Per Family Get Tickets Now! (dinner service starts at 6:30pm) A Dinner Party event inspired by Judy Chicago NLArts turned 10 this […]

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August Zoning Meeting – Mon, Aug 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. Location: Northern Liberties Community Center, 700 N. 3rd Street (3rd & […]

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Bodine Garden Cleanup – Tues, Aug 15

Help clean up and nurture the outdoor space of our neighborhood’s national award-winning Bodine High School for International Affairs! August 15, 6-8pm at 4th & George Email Marita Fitzpatrick for more info and details.   —

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2nd Street Festival – This Sunday! – Aug 6th

The 9th Annual 2nd Street Festival is Sunday, August 6th 2017 from noon till 10 p.m. We’re closing off North 2nd between Germantown and Green Streets, here in Northern Liberties and filling the entire street with beer gardens, workshops, art, food,  and other merchandise vendors. Find out more HERE. Be sure to support the NLNA […]

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National Night Out – Tues, Aug 1

Liberty Lands from 5:30pm to 8:30pm Free fun for the whole family!!! Come out and get to know the officers of the 26th District! Food, water ice, moonbounce, giveaways, and other great activities.

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Shakespeare Comes to Liberty Lands!

A Midsummer Night’s Dream June 15 – July 1 Admission is Free! 6/15 thru 6/18 at 6:30pm 6/22 thru 6/24 at 6:30pm 6/25 at 3:00pm 6/29 thru 7/1 at 6:30pm Run Time is 90 minutes For more information follow us on Facebook – The Word Players

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July Zoning Meeting – Mon, July 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. Location: Northern Liberties Community Center, 700 N. 3rd Street (3rd & […]

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Congratulations to the NLNA’s newest and returning board members…

Congratulations to returning and new Board members! Barbara Mulckhuyse — Vice President Janet Finegar (aka: please don’t vote for me) — Secretary At-Large Board Members — Donald Hoegg, Monika Kreidie, Benjamin Mann, Donald Phillips and Barbara Saverino. Ten neighbors signed into the General Meeting for the first time, and a whopping 18 people voted in NLNA […]

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NLArts Summer Camp Registration – Closed

NLArts, our neighborhood’s own amazing children’s summer arts camp, is open for registration for its 10th Anniversary season! Based in the NLNA’s Community Center at 3rd & Fairmount, NLArts offers wonderful programming during the “gap weeks” of Aug 14 – Sep 1, when other camps shut down but school hasn’t started. Full info and registration instructions […]

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