Important Update Regarding 13th & Shunk Parking Lot

Dear neighbors, Many have expressed concern regarding the potential elimination of the surface parking lot at 13th and Shunk — the property officially referred to as 2612 S. 13th Street. LoMo’s Zoning & Planning Committee understands that parking is an important issue in our neighborhood. For this reason, we would like to share some important details regarding this zoning case, which … More Important Update Regarding 13th & Shunk Parking Lot

Public Safety Alert: Home Invasions and Thefts from Autos

There have been a number of thefts from autos and home burglaries reported in South Philly in the last week. Please be on the lookout for suspicious persons who may be trolling the neighborhood looking for easy break-in opportunities. Record the details (personal description, location, time, etc.) and report any suspicious activity online at or call 215-686-TIPS (8477). … More Public Safety Alert: Home Invasions and Thefts from Autos

Got Shade?

This recent heat wave in Philly was one for the record books! During such extreme temperatures, shade is a precious commodity in the city. Trees play a vital role in providing some much needed relief from the intense rays of the summer sun, plus they also can help improve air quality. Who doesn’t love fresh … More Got Shade?

Start Composting Today!

Whether you’re new to composting or a seasoned composting pro, LoMo’s new Community Composting Program is designed for you! Many of us with tiny backyards lack the space to have our own compost pile, but our new program makes it easy and convenient to start composting locally, turning those food scraps into something your plants will love. Composting – … More Start Composting Today!