Open House at Winter Street

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

LSNA May Board Meeting

posted May 4, 2018, 7:46 AM by David Cardy   [ updated May 4, 2018, 8:39 AM ]

LSNA Board Meeting

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

7:00 PM

Watermark at Logan Square

Two Franklin Town Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19103


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

 7:00      Call to Order:

·         Quorum Report

·         Thank you to Jennifer Tapner, Guy Weigand, Jr. and The Watermark at Logan Square

·         Approval of April 2018 Board Meeting Minutes

 7:05      Announcements:

·        Philly Spring Cleanup: Thank You Heesam Mirsaeedi!

·        LSNA Shred-It Event: Thank You Solis-Cohen

·        Love Your Park 2018

      •  Aviator Park: May 19, 2018 (9:00 am - 12:00 noon)
      •  Baldwin Park: May 12, 2018 (10:00 am - 12:00 noon)
      • Coxe Park: May 12, 2018 (9:00 am - 12:00 noon)

·        Parks on Tap at Baldwin Park: June 6 - June 10, 2018 (

·        Block Party Update (Ed Novak)

·        Jim Fennel's Month of Construction Photos

 7:10      Presentations:

                     ·        311 Demonstration: Daniel Ramos, Philly311

                     ·        Mural Arts Program Presentation: 417 N 20th St, Jane Golden, City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program; Phillip Adams, Artist

                     ·        The Oval 2018: Ellen Ryan, Fairmount Park Conservatory

                     ·        Proposed Crosswalk at 19th and Hamilton: Jim Fennell, Friends of Matthias Baldwin Park

                     ·        Nominations Committee Update

 8:30      Consent Agenda

 8:35      Zoning Report

 8:40     Old Business, if any

 8:45      New Business, if any

 8:50      Adjourn

Next meeting @ The Barnes Foundation

The Franklin Institute Community Nights

posted Apr 16, 2018, 7:02 AM by David Cardy   [ updated Apr 16, 2018, 7:04 AM ]

The Franklin Institute is pleased to present Community Nights! Everyone is welcome to join in the fun at these FREE educational and fun-filled science extravaganzas that include The Franklin Institute's famous permanent exhibits, special programs, and hands-on activities.

Admission is free and there is no need to pre-register. Doors open at 5:00 pm.

Community Night moves to Tuesdays in 2018! 

2018 Dates
April 24
June 19
July 17
August 21
September 18
October 16
November 20

May 1st Community Mtg re:21st & Hamilton

posted Apr 16, 2018, 4:37 AM by David Cardy   [ updated Apr 16, 2018, 4:38 AM ]

Hello LSNA Community,

Many of you have most likely read the article in the Philadelphia Inquirer regarding a proposed as of right project on the parcel behind the Rodin Museum. The developer, Ernest Bock & Sons, has agreed to present to the LSNA community on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 7:00 pm at the Barnes Foundation. Ernest Bock & Sons will be presenting the as of right project, as well as an alternative design that would require variances.

Drew Murray
Logan Square Neighborhood Association

LSNA April Board Meeting

posted Apr 5, 2018, 1:03 PM by David Cardy   [ updated Apr 5, 2018, 1:07 PM ]

LSNA Board Meeting

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

7:00 PM

TheFranklin Institute

222 N. 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103, Harcourt 1


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

 7:00      Call to Order & Consent Agenda:

·         Quorum Report

·         Thank you to Larry Dubinski, Rich Rabena, Gina DeGiovanni and The Logan

·         Approval of February 2018 Meeting Minutes

 7:05      Guest Speaker:

                      ·         Mayor Jim Kenney

 7:35      Announcements:

·        Philly Spring Cleanup: April 14, 2018, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm (REVISED DATE)

·        LSNA Shred-It Event: April 14, 2018 (22nd & Spring Streets; Parking Lot of Former Boy Scout Building). Suggested Donation: $10.00

·        Jim Fennell's Month of Construction Pictures

 7:45      Presentations:

                     ·        PGW Energy Sense Program; Karine A. Shamilian, Marketing Manager, Clean Markets, LLC

                     ·        Nominations Committee Update

                     ·        CSX Update; Andy Toy

                     ·        LSNA Neighborhood Plan Update; Sam Little

 8:10      Consent Agenda

 8:15      Zoning Report

 8:20     Old Business, if any

 8:25      New Business, if any

 8:30      Adjourn

Next meeting @ The Watermark at Logan Square

Community Shred-It Event, April 14th

posted Apr 5, 2018, 7:47 AM by David Cardy   [ updated Apr 5, 2018, 7:53 AM ]

You are invited to bring your unwanted personal documents for destruction in a Shred-it mobile shredding truck. Representatives may also be on site to offer tips on how you can protect yourself against identity theft.
Place: Former Boy Scout Building Parking Lot (22nd && Spring Streets)
Date: April 14th, 2018
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Residential Use Only ($10 Suggested Donation Requested)
Limit One (1) Cubic Yard/Household

Winter Street Garden Plots Available

posted Apr 5, 2018, 6:08 AM by David Cardy   [ updated Apr 5, 2018, 6:15 AM ]

Winter Street Community Garden Announcement
A few small garden plot spaces are available for new gardeners this year. If interested and for more information, please contact Garden Coordinator, Rebecca Abgott, at Gardeners must live within the Logan Square Neighborhood to participate.
NOTE: This garden is not ADA nor vehicle accessible, sorry.

Nova Parade Road Closures for April 5

posted Apr 5, 2018, 5:56 AM by David Cardy   [ updated Apr 5, 2018, 5:57 AM ]

Parade elements will assemble on 2000-2900 Market Street beginning at 9:30AM. The parade will commence at 11:00AM.The parade will start at 20th & Market Streets and proceed eastbound on Market Street to 15th Street, southbound on 15th Street to South Penn Square, eastbound on South Penn Square, terminating on South Penn Square west of Broad Street. The rally portion of the event will commence at 11:45AM, and the event is scheduled to conclude at 12:30PM.

The following streets will be closed starting at 9:30AM until approximately 12:00PM on Thursday, April 5th:

2000-2900 Market Street
Cross traffic will not be permitted during this time frame
The following streets will be closed starting at 10:00AM until approximately 1:00PM on Thursday, April 5th:

1600-1900 Market Street
16th Street from JFK Blvd. to Chestnut Street
17th Street from JFK Blvd. to Chestnut Street
18th Street from JFK Blvd. to Chestnut Street
19th Street from JFK Blvd. to Chestnut Street
20th Street from JFK Blvd. to Chestnut Street

The following streets will be closed starting at 10:00AM until approximately 3:00PM on Thursday, April 5th:

1500 Market Street
15th Street from Race Street to Chestnut Street
S. Penn Square from 15th Street to Broad Street

Parking Restrictions

The following streets will be posted as "Temporary No Parking" zones from 6:00AM-4:00PM on Thursday, April 5th:

1400 JFK Blvd. (South Side)
1500-1600 JFK Blvd. (Both Sides)
1700 JFK Blvd. (Both Sides)
1500-2900 Market Street (Both Sides)
15th Street from Chestnut Street to Arch Street (Both Sides)
S. Penn Square from 15th Street to Broad Street (South Side)
Please obey all "Temporary No Parking" signs. Vehicles parked in these locations during posted hours will be relocated.


Extra capacity will be added to SEPTA's Norristown High Speed Line (NHSL), Market- Frankford Line (MFL) and Broad Street Line (BSL). The NHSL provides service from the Villanova University area with stops at Radnor and Villanova Stations (Please noteStadium Station is currently closed for renovations).

NHSL passengers can transfer to the MFL at 69th Street Transportation Center to continue the trip to Center City.

Regional Rail is also an option for fans traveling to the parade, as SEPTA's Paoli/Thorndale Line serves stations in Radnor, Villanova and Rosemont.
Paoli/Thorndale Line trains operate approximately every 30 minutes. Schedule details are available at

Parade routing will impact SEPTA service through Center City. Bus Routes 2, 4, 7, 16,17, 27, 31, 32, 33, 38, 44, 48, 62, 124 and 125 will be detoured around City Hall and Dilworth Park from approximately 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Thursday. Complete detour information will be posted in the System Status section of

SEPTA's 15th Street MFL stations and the City Hall BSL station are scheduled to remain open during the parade; however, if conditions become overcrowded, those stations will be bypassed. Passengers should use 13th Street MFL and Walnut-Locust BSL stations in the event 15th and City Hall Stations are closed. Train announcements will be made and SEPTA personnel will be on-hand to direct passengers to the parade route. Passengers for Trolley Routes 10, 11, 13, 34 and 36 should look for service announcements regarding possible station closures.

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