April 2015


ESL and Event and Newsletter07 Apr 2015 11:13 am

South Philly Language Exchange Program
Do you want to learn some Spanish? Would you like to meet Spanish-speaking neighbors and help them to learn English, while supporting a local Mexican restaurant and building community in Passyunk Square?  This event is open to everyone and is informal and fun. If you come, you can order food or not, and you will be made to feel welcome! Upcoming Language Exchanges are planned at the following restaurants:

  • Tamalex (1163 S 7th) on April 23
  • El Zarape (1304 S 9th) on May 21
  • Mole Poblano (1144 S 9th) on June 18
  • Taquitos de Puebla (1149 S 9th) on July 23

All begin at 7pm!

ESL Classes
A new session of ESL classes is being planned to begin this month at the Columbus Square Recreation Center (12th and Wharton Streets). Call Columbus Square for more details at (215) 685-1890.

Newsletter and Zoning07 Apr 2015 11:12 am
April is another busy month for the Zoning Committee! The following cases are scheduled for the April 14 meeting:
  • Triangle Tavern – Presenting their outdoor seating plan for neighborhood comment
  • 827 Wharton Street – Formal RCO meeting for proposed mixed use development
  • 1225 Annin Street – second presentation with revised plans for multi-family living
  • 1425 S 8th St – Application for erection of wall above existing 1 story garage
  • 1035 Cross Street – Application for the erection of rear yard deck with spiral stairs to upper deck
  • 1247 S. 7th St – Legalization of a two family dwelling
  • 1182 S. 11th St – Application for three family dwelling in existing structure
The Zoning Committee will meet on Tuesday, April 14, at 7 pm at Annunciation BVM Church Hall (10th & Dickinson). Email zoning@passyunk.org with any questions regarding the Zoning Committee or visit passyunksquare.org/zoning.

Newsletter and Planning07 Apr 2015 11:10 am

SouthDistrictPlan_AprilMeetingThe third and final public meeting for the South District plan will be on Thursday, April 16 between 6-7:30pm. The meeting will be at the Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School, East Building, at 2407 S Broad Street. Expect refreshments and some raffle giveaways from Tree Philly.

See the flyer for more detail!

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