Open House at Winter Street

Streets Dept. Schedules Streets to be Milled and Re-paved

posted Jul 16, 2018, 11:41 AM by David Cardy   [ updated Jul 16, 2018, 11:43 AM ]

PHILADELPHIA –The following streets are scheduled for street improvement work during the week of July 16th, Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams announced today. The work schedule includes temporary, full street closures and parking restrictions. Weather or special events in the area may alter the resurfacing schedule. Work will be completed in separate phases – milling and adjusting of manhole covers and resetting of utility boxes – which will take place in separate activities over the course of the week. Operations for the milling work will be performed during the day hours, between 7AM and 4PM. Milling of each street segment is expected to last approximately 1-2 days per street. Work for adjusting of manhole covers and resetting of utility boxes will be scheduled during the day between the hours of 7AM and 4PM, and is expected to last approximately 1-2 days per street. Below are streets scheduled for milling and adjusting of manhole covers and resetting of utility boxes which are the preparation phases of the City’s resurfacing program. The work is being financed with 100% City Capital Budget Funds, and is being performed by contractor, James J. Anderson Construction Company, Inc.

Click Here for Street List.

The Rise of the Rocky Steps

posted Jul 16, 2018, 11:35 AM by David Cardy   [ updated ]

Philadelphia Museum of Art Steps and Sister Cities Park

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
6:30 - 7:45 pm at PMA Steps
8:15 - 9:30 pm in Sister Cities Park
(Take the PHLASH or walk to the screening.)

6:30 - 7:45 pm: In this Parkway 100 Community Conversation, learn how the steps became famous with Steadicam inventor Garrett Brown, ROCKY Statue sculptor A. Thomas Schomberg, Greater Philadelphia Film Office Executive Director Sharon Pinkenson, and “Rocky Stories” author Michael Vitez.  Free.

A movie screening follows in Sister Cities Park of "Before Hollywood: Philadelphia and the Birth of the Movies," by History Making Productions.

8:15 pm: Intro by Carrie Rickey, the film's producer, and director Andrew Ferrett

8:30 - 9:30 pm Movie Screening: The film tells the story of the city as the cradle of motion pictures and the place where movies literally and metaphorically took their first steps. As the nation's manufacturing capital in the 19th century, Philadelphia was the crossroads where artists, engineers and amateur inventors realized the dream of transforming still images into those that moved. Free.

For the screening: Bring your own lawn chairs and blankets. Wine from Chaddsford Winery, along with craft beer and movie snacks, will be available for sale.

LSNA July Board Meeting

posted Jul 7, 2018, 6:53 AM by David Cardy   [ updated Jul 8, 2018, 12:21 PM ]

LSNA Board Meeting

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

7:00 PM

Atria Center City

150 N. 20th Street


 6:45      Meet/Greet and Board Member Sign-In

 7:00      Call to Order:

·         Quorum Report

·         Thank you to Christa Segal and Kimberly Baker and Atria Center City

·         Approval of May and June 2018 Board/Annual Meeting Minutes

 7:05      Announcements:

·        LSNA CPR Class. Thank You Colleen Walsh!

·        Parkway Big Belly Advertisements Update

·        LSNA: RCO to 2020

·        Friends of Coxe Park: 2018 Movie Night: Friday September 14, 2018

·        LSNA Block Party: September 16th, 2018 (4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.); Edward Novak

·        Jim Fennell's Month of Construction Photos

 7:10      Presentations:

                     ·        LSNA 2018-2019 Goals

                     ·        2018-2019 Budget Vote

                     ·        LSNA Neighborhood Plan Revision Update: Sam Little

                     ·        2018-2019 Budget Vote

 7:25      Consent Agenda

 7:30      Zoning Report

 7:35     Old Business, if any

 7:40      New Business, if any

 7:50      Adjourn

Next meeting @ TBD

Logan Square Neighborhood Parkway Plan Update Meeting

posted Jun 11, 2018, 11:40 AM by David Cardy   [ updated Jun 11, 2018, 11:41 AM ]

Date: June 21st, 2018
Time: 7:00
Place: The Mormon Meeting House (1682 Wood St)

This is the first of a series of public meetings to:
 - Revisit of original plan recommendations
 - Review what progress has been made
 - See what changes or additions we need for the future of Logan Square

You attendance and input is welcome.

LSNA Annual Meeting

posted Jun 11, 2018, 6:09 AM by David Cardy

LSNA Annual Meeting

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

7:00 PM

The Barnes Foundation

2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway


 6:45      Meet and greet (and Member sign-in) w/refreshments

 7:00      Call to Order & Consent Agenda:

·         Quorum Report

·         Thank you to Peg Zminda and Matthew Brogan and the Barnes Foundation

·         Approval of May 2018 Board Meeting Minutes

·         Judge of Election Appointment

 7:05      Announcements:

·        4th Annual Sky High Block Party; June 18, 2018 (6:00-8:00 p.m.)

·        Friends of Coxe Park: 2018 Movie Night: Friday September 14, 2018

·        Thank you to all who attended the happy hour at Parks on Tap at Baldwin Park!

·        LSNA Neighborhood Plan Revision Community Meeting: June 21, 2018 (7:00 p.m.); Mormon Meeting House (1682 Wood Street)

·        LSNA Block Party Update (Ed Novak)

 7:10      Presentations:

                     ·        Council President Darrell Clarke

                     ·        HUB of Hope; Jo Lin: Food Access Manager, Office of Homeless Services

 8:05      LSNA Annual Meeting Business:

                     ·        Rob Stuart Memorial Award; Sarah Clark Stuart

                     ·        Budgets-E-Mail Andy Toy

                     ·        RLSNA Board & Officer Elections

                     ·        Consent Agenda

 8:20      LSNA Year in Review

 8:30     Old Business, if any

 8:35      New Business, if any

 8:40      Adjourn

Next meeting @ TBD

Parks on Tap, Baldwin Park, June 6-10

posted Jun 1, 2018, 8:32 AM by David Cardy   [ updated Jun 1, 2018, 8:38 AM ]

Support BALDWIN PARK by visiting Parks on Tap this Wed., June 6th.

Parks on Tap will be at 
Baldwin Park from Wed., June 6th to Sunday, June 10th. Special Happy Hour on Wednesday from 5-7pm where 50% of the proceeds are given to Baldwin Park. Hope to see you all there.

Barnes on the Block, Sunday, June 3rd

posted Jun 1, 2018, 7:48 AM by David Cardy

Barnes Foundation to host Barnes on the Block

Where: 20th and Callowhill
When: Sunday, June 3rd from 4pm to 8pm

What's it all about? Dancing in the Barnes parking lot with music by DJ Rich Medina. Food-truck takeover with vendors including Baby Blues BBQThe Cow and the CurdInnovative Catering ConceptsPoi Dog, and Weckerly’s. Signature beers from Dock Street Brewery.
Inside the Barnes, Olek and her team will bring Philly’s newest mural to life.
In Target’s parking lot next door, Mural Arts is hosting an Octavius Catto Paint Day, celebrating the civil rights activist, with a hands-on art activities station in their Murals on the Move van.

Tip: Target, Olek, DJ Rich Medina, and our food vendors all have collectible Barnes cards that shine a light on a favorite work in the Barnes collection. Grab some food and get a card, then come inside to find the artwork!
Rain or shine, this event is happening and it is Free!

Love Park Grand Re-opening Celebration

posted May 22, 2018, 1:29 PM by David Cardy   [ updated May 22, 2018, 1:47 PM ]

Join Mayor Kenney and City officials for the Love Park Grand Re-opening Celebration.
When: May 30, 2018
Time: 11:00 a.m.
What: Ribbon-cutting ceremony, Music, Giveaways, Performances, Food Trucks, and More...

Philadelphia Parks & Recreation on behalf of Mayor Kenney and the entire City of Philadelphia invites you to the LOVE Park Grand Re-Opening Celebration on Wednesday, May 30 at 11:00 am. 

In addition to the official ribbon-cutting ceremony culminating with the commissioning of the new fountain, the event will feature live music, performances, food trucks, giveaways and more. 

Please share this invitation with your networks. We look forward to celebrating with you at LOVE Park! 

Kathleen Martin
Public Relations Associate
Philadelphia Parks & Recreation

Sky High Block Party 2018, June 18

posted May 7, 2018, 8:35 AM by David Cardy

Where: Pyramid Club
When: June 18, 2018
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

You must register. Click HERE to register.

Love Your Park 2018

posted May 7, 2018, 7:56 AM by David Cardy

Aviator Park: May 19th, 9:00 am - 12:00 noon
Baldwin Park: May 12th, 10:00 am - 12:00 noon
Coxe Park: May 12th, 9:00 am - 12:00 noon

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