Zoning Meeting – Mon, Nov 27

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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Ceramics Classes Return to Northern Liberties Rec Center

Tuesday Nights at 321 Fairmount Avenue (Rec Center) from 6:30 to 9pm starting Sept 26. Explore the craft of ceramics with Natalie Wieters! Bring your own ideas, or figure out projects during the class. Natalie provides the guidance necessary for each project. The class is 10 weeks, and the fee is $200 which includes ALL […]

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Standard Tap To Benefit NLNA’s Operation Santa – Fri, Nov 24

11 am – 3 pm Standard Tap will donate 10% of food sales to NLNA’s Operation Santa, an annual community effort to bring the holidays to our less fortunate neighbors. They’ll also raffle off 3 baskets of beer + swag from Victory & Stickman Breweries and donate the proceeds! Happy Thanksgiving To All! See you […]

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Neighborhood Tree Planting – Sat, Nov 18

Hello Northern Liberties Tree Tenders and tree planting neighbors,   Please join the Fall Tree Planting, Saturday, November 18!            We’re planting 12 new street trees in Northern Liberties and need about 15 volunteers.                                                Rain or […]

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Liberty Lands Farmers & Craft Market – Saturdays at Liberty Lands

The Liberty Lands Farmers Market is starting up again – and it’s expanding! Every Saturday starting April 8, 9am-3pm, Liberty Lands (3rd St side). Fifteen vendors and growing, including: •    J & J FARM (fresh organic produce ) •    Ninja Goat Fat Coffee (butter coffee) •    Grounds & Hounds Coffee •    Bright Yellow Creamery (homemade […]

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Kearny School Open House — Tue, Nov 14

Kearny’s paper drive was a major success! Thanks to everyone who donated! Next up: Kearny Elementary Open House Tuesday, November 14, 6-7:30PM, 6th & Fairmount Meet Principal Feggins, and tour the school. More info: kearnyfriends@gmail.com.

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Neighborhood Meeting – Mon, Nov 13 – Save Historic NoLibs Buildings!

7pm at the Northern Liberties Community Center at 700 N. 3rd Street Concerned about so many older Northern Liberties buildings disappearing? Mark your calendar: NLNA general membership meeting on Mon, Nov 13. Preservation Alliance head Paul Steinke and Phila Preservation Task Force member Oscar Biesert will be on hand to explain how to help protect NL’s historic […]

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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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