LoMo Spring Flea Market THIS SUNDAY 9-3pm

The flea market has been postponed until TOMORROW due to rain. Please visit us on Sunday! Hi everyone! Our biennial flea market is approaching. Please come and visit us this Saturday and snap up some affordable merchandise. Saturday, April 22 9am-3pm Broad & Snyder (in front of South Philly H.S.) Over 55 Vendors Free Entertainment … More LoMo Spring Flea Market THIS SUNDAY 9-3pm

Trash Academy Celebrates Installation of Street Furniture From Recycled Objects in South Philly

On Saturday afternoon, April 8, neighbors came to a celebration of the installation of permanent ‘street furniture made from recycled objects’ at two specially chosen corners in Southeast Philadelphia, 10th & Wolf Streets and 7th & Jackson Streets. The artist selected to create this art came from the Recycled Artist in Residency (RAIR) program. RAIR … More Trash Academy Celebrates Installation of Street Furniture From Recycled Objects in South Philly

A Tactical Urbanism Guide: Starting, scaling, and growing small neighborhood projects

The ‘tactical urbanism’ movement is growing up. The DIY public space entrepreneurs and fixer-uppers of prior years have wised up in so many ways, and on March 22nd, you’ll have a chance to hear from some of the movement’s national and local leading voices. Join Urban Consulate and 5th Square for an evening of fresh ideas … More A Tactical Urbanism Guide: Starting, scaling, and growing small neighborhood projects

Nominate a Drain for the LoMo Storm Drain Art Project!

LoMo is beginning out Storm Drain Art Project soon. Philly artist Ryan Psota will be painting whimsical designs on a few of our storm drains to bring more attention to our watershed and (hopefully) discourage citizens from throwing trash into the drains. Below is the design for the first drain, which will be at the … More Nominate a Drain for the LoMo Storm Drain Art Project!