Join the South Philly Food Co-op for Happy Hour at SouthHouse on Thursday!

Join us at SouthHouse for the co-op’s summer happy hour. All food and drink will be 10% off from 5-8pm. Use your savings to support the co-op in a 50/50 raffle! Members, if you bring a friend who signs up at the happy hour, both you and a friend will get a beer on us! … More Join the South Philly Food Co-op for Happy Hour at SouthHouse on Thursday!

13/15 Neighborhood Bikeway Project to Begin Phase One

The 13/15 Neighborhood Bikeway Project is a north/south pair of priority bicycle streets between Center City and South Philadelphia, from Oregon Avenue to Market Street. The new bikeway treatment includes signage and pavement markings to indicate priority for bicyclists over vehicles. This project will not result in a loss of parking or vehicle lanes, but … More 13/15 Neighborhood Bikeway Project to Begin Phase One

Thank you to Homegrown Coffee and Creations!

Thank you to Homegrown Coffee and Creations (just west off Broad on Jackson) co-owners, Christian Sassani (in the picture) and Jimmy Rossoni who have been contributing coffee grinds to the South Philadelphia High School Garden compost pile. They throw in tomato scraps too (from their amazing grilled cheese sandwiches!) SPHS student Carlos Colon (also pictured), … More Thank you to Homegrown Coffee and Creations!

Household Waste Drop-off dates in August

Contact:    Keisha McCarty-Skelton, 215-686-5499 / keisha.mccarty@phila.gov Crystal Jacobs Shipman,  215-686-5088 / crystal.jacobs@phila.gov                                                                                                                               UNWANTED BULK ITEMS, TELEVISIONS AND HOUSEHOLD WASTE WELCOMED AT STREETS DEPARTMENT MOBILE WASTE DROP-OFF SITES PHILADELPHIA (July 27) – The Philadelphia Streets Department will host six mobile sanitation convenience centers on Saturday, August 5th from 9 am to 5 … More Household Waste Drop-off dates in August

Beg Bug Basics Class

FROM: The Pennsylvania Integrated Pest Management Program WHAT: Bed Bug Basics WHEN: 2nd Monday of every month Aug 14, Sept 11, Oct 9 5:30-7:00PM WHERE: 675 Sansom Street Philadelphia, PA 19106 DESCRIPTION: FREE workshop to discuss… What are bed bugs? Why are they such a problem? What can I do about them? What should I … More Beg Bug Basics Class

Vote in the Rain Check Photo Contest!

Voting is to begin on Monday, July 17, and end Friday, July 28, 2017.  The top 25 will be posted on Monday. The  winners will be notified via email by Wednesday, August 2, 2017. Tell your friends, family, and neighbors to vote for their favorite. Go to, http://bit.ly/RainCheckPhotos, to submit your vote.  Voting is limited to once per day. … More Vote in the Rain Check Photo Contest!