Our monthly zoning meeting is on Tuesday, November 10 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Saint Maron’s Maronite Church, 1013 Ellsworth St.

There will be 4 cases:

  • A follow-up presentation on the proposed rezoning and development of the SE corner of 9th and Washington
  • 1344-48 Ellsworth proposal for 6 dwelling units
  • Triangle Tavern outdoor seating presentation
  • 127 S. 11th application for accessory business sign

On Tuesday, November 3, let your voice be heard, Go 0ut and vote!  Then join us for our our next monthly general meeting at 6:30 pm at the South Philadelphia Older Adult Center (SPOAC) at 1430 E. Passyunk Ave.SPOAC is new home for all of our general meetings, which occur on the first Tuesday of every month, except July and August when there are no general meetings.

We will be honoring Principal Lisa Kaplan from the Andrew Jackson School who is the recipient of National Educator of the Year award. Cake and coffee for all!

Thank you everyone that attended our October 13 zoning meeting.  The committee voted as follows:

  1.  13444-48 Ellsworth – Applicant to return November 10 to present additional information.
  2. 1108-10 Federal Street – 7-0 vote in non-opposition
  3. 910 Annin Street – 6-0 vote in non opposition
  4. 1201 Ellsworth  1200 Peters St. – 7-0 vote in opposition

We hope to see you again at our November 10, 2015 zoning meeting, 7:00 pm at St. Maron’s.

La Hoja Informativa más reciente de la PSCA ahora está disponible en español. Haz clic aquí. The most recent PSCA Newsletter is now available in Spanish. Click here.

Our monthly zoning meeting on Tuesday, October 13, from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Saint Maron’s Maronite Church, 1013 Ellsworth St., will have 4 cases:

1. 1200 Peters St & 1201 Ellsworth – Application to remove fence, legalize roof deck and create parking space

2. 910 Annin St – Application to demolish existing 1 story rear addition and build new addition for single family home

3. 1344-48 Ellsworth – Application for 6 family living

4. 1127 S. 11th St – application for sign for business

EPX has partnered with PHS to show “Bag it” at the pop up: Thursday, October 8, 7:00 PM. Bag It The Movie: Is Your Life Too Plastic? PHS has partnered with Clean Water Action to bring you Bag It, a 45-minute educational documentary that focuses on the politics of bags, single-use disposables, waste and recycling and the health of our oceans. Come enjoy a beer while learning how reducing these single-use items helps to clean up our neighborhoods and waterways and reduce the volume of trash being sent to our landfills.

Tree planting and Love Your Park are on the same day again this year – Novermber 14. The PSCA Tree Planting will start at 8:45 at Capitolo Playground and run until about 1. We’ll have about 12 trees to plant. Bella Vista is hosting a Yard Tree Giveaway/Unusual Trash Disposal event on October 10th, 10-1 at Palumbo. Their yard tree event is the same format as the one we did in the Spring and neighbors from our area are welcome to register for a tree. Tree Philly is also doing giveaways around the city over the next few months. More details on the Bella Vista event can be found here: http://bella-vista-neighbors-association.ticketleap.com/bvna-yard-tree-giveaway/.

The deadline for our next neighborhood street tree planting is November 23. If you know neighbor who’d like a tree or want to suggest a block for volunteers to canvas, please contact beautification@passyunk.org.

Garden season is winding down. Next work day in this Saturday from 11-1. Last Sunday 4-6 open day will be 10/26. We’ll be participating in EPA’s WitchCRAFT Brewtour again this year – Wednesday Oct 21 5:30-7:30. We’ll have a final harvest of sweet potatoes, potatoes, sunchokes sometime later in October/early November, then shut down the garden for the winter. Wrap up meeting sometime in early November.

Learn more about Passyunk Gardens.

The next South Philly Language Exchange OpenTable will be on October 22 at Plaza Garibaldi located at 935 Washington Ave. All Open Tables begin at 7pm! We hope to see you there.

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? The South Philly Language Exchange OpenTable is a monthly event that brings together English and Spanish speakers over dinner at local restaurants. 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!

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