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Northern Liberties Fall Music Festival – Saturday, Sept 7th

  $20 Bottomless Beer Cups from 4pm on! Bands: Mike Simons The Improbables Red Evidence School of Rock Uptown Tone Cowmuddy Want a free bottomless beer cup? We need volunteers to help with setup beforehand and cleanup afterwards. Volunteer for both setup and cleanup, and get a free bottomless beer cup! Contact info@nlna.org to volunteer. […]

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Regarding this Year’s 2nd Street Festival and Cleanup

  This was another huge success, and we thank the local businesses who organized it, the Philadelphia Folksong Society, and all the vendors and NLNA volunteers. The NLNA is aware that 2nd St. was not fully cleaned up until 24 hours after the close of the festival. The Festival organizers are eager to improve this […]

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Brooklyn Flea Market – Sundays at the Piazza!

  Sundays through the Summer from 10am-5pm The well-known “Brooklyn Flea,” a 100+ vendor flea market, craft sale, and food fair returns with FREE browsing! More info on the Brooklyn Flea’s Philly web page.                       —

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Free Girls Kickboxing Classes

  Fridays 5:45pm, Joe Hand Boxing Gym, 547 N. 3rd Street Kickboxing instructors Erin Fennell and Brittani Warner, in participation with the Joe Hand Boxing Gym and Computer Lab, are offering free cardio kickboxing classes starting Friday, June 7. The free kickboxing classes are open to girls ages 10 to 17, and are slated to […]

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Summer Movie Schedule for Liberty Lands

  Awesome Fest brings big-haired adventure to Liberty Lands, as we travel back to the innocent 1980 when vampires were just starting to become sexy, CGI was a pipe dream, and Sly Stallone still had muscles! Liberty Lands Park N. 3rd Street, just north of Poplar Bring the kids, blankets, snacks, and bug spray (as […]

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Voices of Northern Liberties – NL History Exhibit EXTENDED through Sept 13

“Northern Liberties: From World’s Workshop to Hipster Mecca and the People in Between” Philadelphia History Museum, 15 S. 7th St. (7th & Market)  – through September 13 http://www.philadelphiahistory.org/philadelphiavoices The transformations sweeping Northern Liberties during the past half century tell a dramatic tale of life, death, and rebirth. This exhibit, sponsored by the Northern Liberties Neighbors Association […]

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2nd Street Festival – Sunday, August 4th

    The Low Anthem Returns From Hiatus to Join the Massive 2nd Street Festival Northern Liberties Philly August 4th with Best in Music, Food, and Culture FREE admission with option for VIP ticket on sale now to include open bar, food, more… CLICK HERE TO BUY VIP TIX     Featuring Musical Acts Announced: […]

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Special movie presentation – Crystal Fairy and the Magical Cactus – 9pm at Liberty Lands

  The Awesome Fest breaks out its giant outdoor movie screen for an exclusive advanced screening of Michael Cera’s newest film Crystal Fairy. The film, which is fresh off a successful run at the Sundance Film Festival, is making a grand appearance at Liberty Lands Park for an outdoor screening before it’s even viewable in […]

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LIBERTY LANDS SPRING MUSIC FEST – Saturday June 8

  Liberty Lands Flea Market and Music Fest both were a great success yesterday. Thanks to Philadelphia Brewing Company, all the volunteers who worked hard to make it happen – and of course all the bands, market vendors, and folks who attended! —Matt Rueben Market 9am — Music 4-11pm (3rd Street – just north of […]

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LIBERTY LANDS SPRING FLEA MARKET – Saturday, June 8

9am – 4pm at Liberty Lands Park (North 3rd Street between Poplar and Wildey). Register for your space now – only $20! Contact Kathy at kvissar@hotmail.com Afterwards, stay for the Spring Music Festival from 3pm – 11pm! Table registration fees proceeds benefit Liberty Lands Park —

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11th Annual NoLibs Variety Show Raises Over $2500 for Kearney Elementary

  The PLAYWORKS Program comes to Kearney… Full time coach, Coach Anna, was brought on to run PLAYWORKS, a program which teach conflict resolution through play. The Schoolyard and Lunchtime Recess is the core of the program. Coach Anna creates and monitors structured opportunities for play and healthy socialization. She also meets with each classroom […]

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Krampuslauf at Liberty Lands! – Dec 15

A family-friendly version of this winter festival featuring costumes, socializing, treats, and more! Come and check out our friendly, furry Krampuses! The fun begins at 4:30pm. For more info, click here. from Wikipedia: Krampus is a beast-like creature from the folklore of Alpine countries thought to punish bad children during the Christmas season, in contrast […]

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Local Crafters at NL Community Ctr – Every Sat & Sun until December 22

  Check it out for unique handmade jewelry, pottery, handbags, photography, block prints, and more! Don’t miss local artisans vending their wares every weekend in December, until Christmas, at the Northern Liberties Community Center, 3rd & Fairmount, Saturdays and Sundays from Noon to 6pm. Our community has an ever-increasing variety of great businesses. Why not […]

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Holiday Spree – Support Our Local Businesses This Holiday Season – Sat & Sun, Dec 1 & 2

  Our community has an ever-increasing variety of great businesses. Supporting them keeps their resources in the neighborhood – while getting great gifts for your friends and family! This year the NL businesses are once again organizing the Holiday Spree – a progressive sale where you get increasing discounts when you shop at multiple participating […]

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Spooky Garden Cancelled Due To Storm Damage :(

 

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Pottery and Karate Classes Resume at the NL Rec Center – October 2

  Northern Liberties Recreation Center 321 Fairmount Ave. The Northern Liberties Rec Center is again offering clay classes – as well as Karate classes. Clay classes start Tuesday, October 2nd, and run weekly through December 18. Classes run from 7-9PM. All levels of experience are welcome. The course fee of $200 covers the entire 12-week […]

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Music Fest & Rib Cook-off Saturday, Sept 8th

  It’s back – the famous NLNA Music Fest, and the A Full Plate Rib Cook-off! Come out for fantastic ribs prepared by individual and restaurant contestants, plus the commemorative, bottomless beer cups – and of course a great roster of local music! Rib Cook-off 11am-3:30pm Enjoy delicious ribs, Vegetarian Quickfire items, and an Anything […]

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Liberty Lands to Screen the Wizard of Oz – Sun Aug 26

  Special Added Summer Movie This Sunday! Movies Tonight & Sunday, 8:15pm, Liberty Lands  The Wizard of Oz will be presented at Liberty Lands this Sunday, the 26th, at dusk. Bring a blanket and make it an evening your family will remember! Thanks to the PA Horticultural Society for their gift of this event! And […]

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Penn Herb Company Building a New Flagship Store in Northern Liberties

Founded in 1924 by a respected naturopath, Dr. Konstanty Kalkosinski, the first Penn Herb store was located on Girard Avenue in Philadelphia. In 1940, Penn Herb moved to its current location at Second and Spring Garden in Northern Liberties. The retail store has remained at that location, where a loyal following of walk-in customers continues […]

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The Summer Movie Series in Liberty Lands Is On!

  Every Thursday at 8:30PM in the Park The annual Summer Movie Series in Liberty Lands has begun – and this year it’s the best (well, sort of the best) of the ’80s! The movies are shown on a giant, inflatable screen on the park’s performance stage – don’t miss it! Bring a chair or […]

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NLNA Fundraiser At This Weeks 2nd Street Festival!

The NLNA will hold a FUNDRAISER during this weekend’s 2nd Street Festival! Thanks to Yards Brewery, The Standard Tap, North Bowl, El Camino, and Bar Ferdinand, we will be selling tickets for BEER & KID’S ACTIVITIES! Gonna have a moon bounce, carnival games, make-n-take crafts, and a spin art station!

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Annual 2nd Street Festival Sunday

  Noon to 10pm — All along 2nd Street The Fourth Annual 2nd Street Festival will be held Sunday, August 5th from noon until 10pm. It’s always a great time for everyone – the entire street will be filled with workshops, art, food, beer gardens, and other merchandise vendors. All told, there will be more than 130 […]

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The Summer Movie Series in Liberty Lands Is On!

  Every Thursday at 8:30PM in the Park The annual Summer Movie Series in Liberty Lands has begun – and this year it’s the best (well, sort of the best) of the ’80s! The movies are shown on a giant, inflatable screen on the park’s performance stage – don’t miss it! Bring a chair or […]

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