If you’ve driven east on Jackson past 12th in recent months, you probably got rerouted around construction at The Brush Factory. You might’ve sighed or cursed or both, but ultimately decided that the transformation of the industrial buildings from brown-beige, dilapidated pigeon-hangout to freshly painted and repointed apartment complex was worth the extra few minutes … More Brush Factory Cleans Up Its Act
Join the Philadelphia Orchard Project, South Philly High School, & LoMo for a festive gathering celebrating the beloved FIG! The event will cover the origins, history, and care for this delicious fruiting shrub, then cover fig propagation hands-on with cultivator Jeannette DiMeo! Attendees will leave with their very own cutting to grow at home, as … More Fig Fest Tomorrow, March 30
Mifflin Square Park, between 5th and 6th, and Wolf and Ritner, is a historic park in Southeast Philadelphia, originally built in the 1890s. The park is a center of neighborhood life and one of the few large open greenspaces in South Philly. Despite the many years since the park’s initial creation, much of it remains … More Help Restore Mifflin Square Park
82 trees recycled! Thank you to Chris Nevins for organizing, LoMo Board and Environmental Committee members for assisting, Andres and Michael from Bartlett Tree Services, and our friends and neighbors who hauled trees to our first treecycle! Happy New Year!
Thursday, November 15, 2018, 6:30 – 8 p.m. Epiphany Church 1121 Jackson St. lower entrance next to rectory Training will be provided by Carmetta Dickerson, Town Watch Integrated Services “Get to know your neighbor before you need to know them!”
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET IMPROVEMENT FOR WEEK OF May 14 Temporary, Full Street Closures and Parking Restrictions Expected PHILADELPHIA –The following streets are scheduled for street improvement work during the week of May 14, Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams announced today. The work schedule includes temporary, full street closures and parking restrictions. Weather or special events … More Streets Department Announces Street Improvements
The LoMo Fall Flea Market registration will open in August! Vendor spaces will be set up along the highly trafficked area on Broad Street between Snyder Avenue & Jackson Street (street-side in front of South Philadelphia High School). Our past flea markets have featured over 60 vendors and 1,600 shoppers! Event proceeds benefit our civic association.
Join LoMo, the Office of State Rep. Elizabeth Fiedler, and Francis Scott Key Elementary for a spring clean up on Saturday, April 6 from 9 am to 12 pm. Volunteers should meet at Key School at 8th and Wolf Streets. Everyone is welcome! We’ll be cleaning around the school and 10th Street, or you … More Spring Clean Up – April 6
Join LoMo for an Un-Townwatch training Thursday, February 21 from 6 to 8 pm at Epiphany Church (1121 Jackson Street, lower side entrance). If you have concerns about safety in our neighborhood, you can be a part of the solution. There will be a presentation by Carmetta Dickerson, Town Watch Integrated Services. Questions? Email email@example.com … More Un-Townwatch Training, Thursday, Feb. 21
Get ready for Real ID by joining the Office of State Rep. Elizabeth Fiedler and PennDOT to get pre-verified for your Real ID driver’s license. Starting October 2020, you will need this new driver’s license/ID to board domestic flights and to enter federal buildings; getting pre-verified now will allow you to skip lines at the … More Real ID event February 6, 2019
Please join LoMo, Bethanna, SEAMAAC, City Life Church, and the Mayor’s Office of Education for a Day of Service at Southern HS! We’ll be constructing and painting Little Free Libraries for installation in the city, as well as creating murals under the direction of SEAMAAC’s Hip Hop Heritage program. Light breakfast and a pizza lunch … More MLK Day of Service at South Philadelphia High School
The Board of LoMo wishes everyone a very happy, healthy and peaceful holiday & New Year!