On Thursday, August 27, several LoMo members attended a meeting at 632 Jackson St, an empty lot currently occupied by Playgrounds for Useful Knowledge. Topics discussed included trash strategies for the neighborhood, as well as planning for an educational (focused on trash) and fun-filled family event at Mifflin Square on Saturday, September 19, 4pm to 8pm. More … More Trash Academy and Playgrounds for Useful Knowledge
These two trees in front of Our Lady of Hope School have been adopted by Natalie Malawey-Ednie, a neighbor across the street, who noticed that they were showing signs of suffering from heat and neglect. Enlisting the aid and advice of others in LoMo’s growing volunteer group, this past weekend she and volunteer Eve Miller … More Volunteer to Help Keep LoMo Beautiful
Come out this Thursday, June 4th – meet your neighbors, enjoy some food and drink, and clean up that block! More details can be found on Facebook, here.
It’s time to give the neighborhood a little spring cleaning! This Saturday, April 12th, meet your neighbors at the LoMo equipment shed behind Epiphany church at 12th and Jackson. From 9:00 AM through 2:00 PM, all necessary equipment will be available (brooms, trash bags, dustbins, etc.) and refreshments will be provided. Collect your gear, pick … More Philly Spring Cleanup 2015 – LoMo Keeps Up the Sweep Up
Name: Anthony Santaniello Have you always lived in Philly? Yes, born and raised in South Philly! What do you love about the area? I have a unique perspective because I’m born and raised here and I LOVE Philadelphia. Most natives, it seems, are indifferent or even hate Philadelphia. I love it, love it, love it! My profession as … More Meet Your Neighbor: Anthony Santaniello
Name: Carol Urovsky So you recently moved to Philadelphia from New York! How long did you live there? I was born in the Bronx and I lived all over the city when I graduated college. I lived in Queens and Manhattan and Brooklyn, and then I moved to Yonkers and I lived there for 30 … More Meet Your Neighbor: Carol Urovsky