Next Tuesday, stop by the Tree Street Garden (at 11th and Tree streets) any time between 6 and 8 PM and join your neighbors for a slice of pizza (from New York Bakery, who have also graciously provided the garden space). There will be discussions about gardening, tree care, water barrels, and neighborhood trash cleanups. Feel … More The Next Edition of the LoMo Green Thumb Social is Tuesday, June 9th
Stop by the Tree Street Garden (at 11th and Tree streets) any time between 6 and 8 PM this Tuesday, and join your neighbors for a slice of pizza (from New York Bakery, who have also graciously provided the garden). There will be discussions about gardening, tree care, water barrels, and neighborhood trash cleanups. Feel … More Come to the LoMo Green Thumb Social, May 12th
Spring weather is finally here and the LoMo Environment Committee is kicking things into high gear! Led by Darlene Olson, the team is working hard to get two of our local, public gardens into top shape – the Gas Station garden at 11th and Snyder and the Tree Street garden at 11th and Tree. They … More Join the LoMo Environment Committee
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
At a news conference on April 29, Mayor Michael A. Nutter signed an executive order extending smoke-free rules to all City parks, comprising over 11,000 acres of public space. The policy goes into effect immediately. “This policy builds on a long history of promoting smoke-free spaces in Philadelphia,” said Mayor Nutter. “Smoke-free policies are good for … More Mayor Nutter Signs Executive Order Making City Parks Smoke-Free
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
Throughout the year, residents may bring up to 2 tires at a time to our local Streets Department Citizen Drop-Off Center at 3033 S. 63rd Street, near Passyunk Avenue, along with discarded computers, televisions, and appliances. Also, please note that the amount of trash bags put out on your curb on trash night should not exceed … More Tired of tires?
Are your recyclables creating litter? Here are a few tips to keep those items in the bin overnight and off of our sidewalks, courtesy of our friends from the Queen Village Neighbors Association: 1. Squash those cans! Both plastic and aluminum cans can be compacted with either squeezing or the trusty foot-stomp method. Not only … More Trash Night Tips