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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 Board of Directors Meeting Minutes – July 2, 2012

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MINUTES Meeting of July 2, 2012 PRESENT: Matt Ruben, President; Don Phillips, Vice-President; Steve Richman, Treasurer; Rick Angeli; Fernando Benavides; Michael Coyne; Larry Freedman; Lystra Harris; Katrina Mansfield; Chris Somers; Anne Waginger. ABSENT: Janet Finegar, Secretary (Katrina M took minutes); Irene Lambrou; Josh Upin The meeting was called to order by the […]

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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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NLNA Zoning Meetings This Week – Mon & Tue 6:30pm – 7/30 & 31/12

  Location: NL Community Center, 3rd & Fairmount  As always, the meetings are public and all are welcome to attend and participate. Monday, July 30 6:30 – 443 Fairmount Ave. – L4 – David Orphanides – Return visit with a proposal to change the first floor to residential as part of an existing structure with […]

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“Green Streets” Projects Underway

  Sidewalk improvements and new trees The Philadelphia Water Dept. has begun two small but important Green Streets projects in our neighborhood. They’ll be installing sidewalk bump-outs and tree trenches outside the NL Community Center at 3rd & Fairmount, and Bodine High School on George St. These projects improve storm water management, ease pedestrian street […]

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Updates on Piazza Incident, Finnigan’s Wake, & Property Taxes from June General Membership Meeting

  It was a packed house at last Thursday’s NLNA General Membership Meeting. Erika Goldberg was elected to fill a vacant board seat. Ellen Mogell of Honey’s Sit-n-Eat received the NLNA’s Community Service Award. Updates on issues discussed at the meeting: Property Taxes. On June 28, City Council voted for final passage of legislation delaying AVI […]

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Finnigan’s Wake Project Legalized over Community Objections

So far, more than 175 neighbors have chosen to make their views heard on the Finnigan’s Wake issue.  Want to add your voice? Click here Despite previous assurances, and over the NLNA’s strong objection, last week Councilman Mark Squilla moved forward with a bill legalizing the construction of 2nd and 3rd story outdoor balconies for […]

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