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Weeder’s Club Meets Again (and again) on Saturday Mornings at Liberty Lands…

  Every Saturday morning from 9m to 11-ish Tools, Gloves, Instruction, Gossip included! All are welcome, bring the kids! There will be coffee! Liberty Lands is your park, owned and maintained by our neighborhood. Any time spent helping to clean up the park is welcome. Meet-up is at the table in the shade of the […]

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Zoning Agenda – Mon, Nov 28 & Tue, Nov 29

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. November 2016 — Zoning Agenda Location: Northern Liberties Community Center, 700 […]

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18th Annual Liberty Lands Halloween & Fall Festival – Sunday, October 30

Liberty Lands from 1-4 pm Carriage rides from 76 Carriage Company Moon bounce Costume Parade Cargo bike rides from Firth & Wilson Transport Cycles Kids Crafts and Family Activities Including: Storytelling with the Free Library of Philadelphia Ppumpkin Painting Family Yoga with Dhyana Yoga Finger Painting with Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse Crafting with NLarts Demos with Philly […]

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October Zoning Agendas – Mon, Tue Oct 24, 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. October 2016 — Zoning Agenda Location: Northern Liberties Community Center, 700 […]

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Notes from the September 2016 Town Watch Meeting

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 afternoon. If that neighbor has your phone number, they can check to see if you’re home, or if […]

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September 2016 – Zoning Agenda – Mon, Sept 26

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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Help Needed to Restore the Doughboy Statue

NLNA is launching a $22,000 fundraising campaign to restore the Doughboy statue and maintain it for the future. Transport Workers Local 234 on 2nd St. has generously committed $2,500 to the cause, but more is needed. Help out by donating to the GoFundMe campaign for this worthy cause! The Doughboy statue, located at Second and Spring Garden Streets, honors […]

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Become an Adult Education Tutor

• Our good friends at Lutheran Settlement House (1340 Frankford Ave) are seeking volunteer tutors to work with adult learners one-on-one or in small groups on GED prep, basic math and literacy, and computer skills. Prior tutoring or teaching experience helpful but not required. Curriculum materials provided. • More info: literacy@lutheransettlement.org or 215-426-8610 ext. 1242   […]

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Zoning Agenda – Mon, July 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. JULY 2016 — Zoning Agenda Location: Northern Liberties Community Center, 700 […]

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Liberty Lands Flea Market & Music Fest – July 9th

At Liberty Lands Park (Third & Poplar) Benefits go to NLNA general fund which supports Clean Streets, the Community Center, and of course Liberty Lands! Flea market 9am until… Food and Philadelphia Brewing Company from Noon on… Music starting at 4ish…. Lasting till 10ish…. New Line Up! 4:00 – Late Night Radio – funk jazz […]

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Bodine Schoolyard Garden Workday – Sat, June 25

                  Saturday: June 25 from 8 to 10am Join Bodine staff & students, the Mural Arts Program & nearby neighbors as we work to restore & reimagine the space behind Bodine High School at 4th & George Sts. The schoolyard is now accessible to neighbors for enjoyment & recreation […]

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NLNA Board Elections – Results!

Congrats to new NLNA board members! Serving on the board is a great way to give back to the neighborhood. NLNA Welcomes New Board Members Last night (5/19/16) at the annual NLNA board of directors election, neighbors elected Roneil Jackson, Donald Hoegg, Ira Upin, and Joe Mikuliak to at-large board seats. Joining them were incumbents […]

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NLNA PLANT SALE – This Saturday, April 30th

From 9am to 2pm at the Community Center (700 N. 4th Street) Flowers, Veggies, and Herbs, oh my! Fill your flower boxes and re-stock your herbs. Pick out your favorite tomatoes. Annual, Perrenial, Sun and Shade Plants. We’ve got them all! x Volunteer for a shift! The Annual Plant Sale is Saturday April 30, with […]

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NLNA Board Nominations And Quality of Life Issues At This Month’s Meeting – Weds, April 27

Wednesday, April 27, NL Community Center, 700 N. 3rd St. at 7pm Nominations for President, Treasurer, 6 regular seats for the Board of Directors, plus one half-term Board seat will be taken at the Northern Liberties general meeting on Wednesday, April 27th. The election will take place at the general meeting on Thursday, May 19th.  Both […]

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April Zoning Agenda – Mon Apr 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. APRIL 2016 — Zoning Agenda Location: Northern Liberties Community Center, 700 […]

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Request a Free Tree for your NoLibs Home or Business – Deadline April 25

Request a Free Street Tree for your Northern Liberties Home or Business!  Property Owner’s Requests for November 2016 planting are now being accepted, and are due Monday, April 25. Trees clean our air, reduce home energy costs, increase home values, and beautify the neighborhood.  To request a free street tree for your property, please read the site […]

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Neighborhood Cleanup Day – April 16

CALLING NEIGHBORS: Sick of the litter and trash? The NLNA’s Community Center will be open 9am-1pm on Saturday, April 16 with FREE Gloves and Bags… Be sure to: Recycle – paper, glass, plastics (1 through 7), NO plastic bags! Clean up that piggiest house on the street! Clean your gutters and storm drains, so that storm […]

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Liberty Lands Big Spring Workday – Sat, April 16

Starting at 9am HEADS UP all you lovers of Liberty Lands! Come one, come all!!! Come help your neighborhood park sparkle!!! Starts at 9am, runs until about 2pm, depending on the weather. Come out and help your urban greenspace stay awesome! Come out and get reconnected with your park community! Lots of projects and tasks […]

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N. 5th Street Traffic Meeting – Minutes from Mar 9 Meeting

  7 to 9pm at the Northern Liberties Community Center (700 N. 3rd Street) Meeting with City Coucil, Streets Dept, and Planning Commission reps to discuss solutions to 5th St traffic and safety issues.      UPDATE: UNOFFICIAL minutes, courtesy of neighbor Susan DeAngelus Also, for a brief writeup, PlanPhilly.com has a nice story – click here 5th Street […]

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Goldman Methadone Clinic’s Quarterly Open House – Sat, Feb 27

12 noon, 801 W Girard Ave (Girard Medical Center), main cafeteria. There will be a speaker but also time for Q&A/discussion with the center’s management. No RSVP required. Questions/info: Crystal Brown, Case Manager, cbrown@NPHS.com, 215-787-2361. Please consider attending, and help spread the word.

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2016 NLNA WinterFest at North Bowl – Thanks!

…North Bowl and everyone who attended, as well as all these local businesses who helped make this event so awesome: 3 J’s Food Market Accent on Animals Al Palace Upscale Grooming Salon AOA Pets Architectural Antiques Exch Art Star Bamboo Bar Bardot Café Bee John J Bell Floor Covering Co Cafe Chismosa Cafe La Maude […]

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Become a Volunteer Adult Education Tutor!

Lutheran Settlement House (1340 Frankford Ave) is seeking volunteer tutors. Volunteers work with adult learners one-on-one or in small groups to help them meet their educational goals, including working towards their GED, basic math and literacy, and improving digital literacy skills. Hours for tutoring are flexible. Prior tutoring or teaching experience is helpful for volunteers, […]

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JANUARY 2016 — Zoning Agenda — Mon, Jan 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. JANUARY 2016 — Zoning Agenda Location: Northern Liberties Community Center, 700 […]

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Treecycling – Sat, Jan 9 at Orianna Dog Park

  Planning a New Year’s Resolution of greener living? Treecycling 2016 is just around the corner… Saturday, January 9th at Orianna Dog Park’s 3rd Street entrance (across from Liberty Lands) from 10am to 4pm Volunteer at the neighborhood’s best smelling event by replying to trash@nlna.org $5 donations encouraged to help offset expenses. (Thank You!) x […]

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Operation Santa: Gift Wrapping Party – Thurs, Dec 15

  Operation Santa – Northern Liberties’ own toys for tots (and seniors) Come out and wrap presents – the more the merrier and the sooner it gets done! Thursday, December 15th at the Northern Liberties Community Center (700 N. 3rd) 6:00pm to 8:30pm — Drop in to help wrap holiday gifts* for neighborhood families in need […]

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