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Northern Liberties Message Board • Intimadating phone calls

Have you received any of those harassing phone calls claiming to be the IRS? I'm sure you know not to fall for such a scam, but just wanted you to be aware that the Feds are cracking down on these con artists. The phone calls are very intimidating, threatening you with jail ...

Wed, Nov 19, 2014

Northern Liberties Message Board • 26TH DISTRICT CRIME REPORT 11/12/14 - 11/18/14

4 Below is a breakdown of crimes committed in the 26th District in the neighborhoods that make up Front to 6th and Poplar to Girard There was One (1) robbery-point of gun during this time : 900 5th (11/12) 10 PM- Compl was approached by a male who pointed a silver handgu...

Fri, Nov 21, 2014

Northern Liberties Message Board • Re: Northern Liberties Neighbor Thwarts Thief

As far as I can tell, the young man committed a series of mistakes that could have easily cost him his life or his liberty. He grabbed a firearm and engaged the criminal at a distance. Good move! But that's when things went off the rails. 1) As the felon approached him...

Thu, Nov 20, 2014

Northern Liberties Message Board • AmazonFresh delivering to Northern Liberties (19123)

After Dec 31st it's pretty expensive ($300 / year which is $25 / month), but AmazonFresh is now delivering all kinds of groceries, fresh fruits & veggies, as well as items from local merchants (e.g. Dibruno brothers). Whether or not Amazon is more evil than someone el...

Wed, Nov 19, 2014

Northern Liberties Message Board • Re: 26TH DISTRICT CRIME REPORT 11/12/14 - 11/18/14

hi...can we get a better desciption of the >There was One (1) Aggravated Assault other weapon during this time : 900 4th (11/16)- 1AM compl was on the steps when 4 males approached and began to punch him then flee the area different night....but can it possibly be...

Sat, Nov 22, 2014

Northern Liberties Message Board • INCIDENTS REPORTED TO THE 6TH DISTRICT 11/10/14 - 11/16/14

The below incidents in the Northern Liberties area were recently reported to the 6th District: Mon 11/10/14 to Sun 11/16/14. INCIDENTS REPORTED: There was 1 theft from a parked vehicle reported this week: 01 Fairmount Ave. There was 1 theft of a bicycle reported thi...

Wed, Nov 19, 2014

Northern Liberties Message Board • Re: INCIDENTS REPORTED TO THE 6TH DISTRICT 11/10/14 - 11/16/

i don't think they really advertise how often/when they have plain clothes officers patrolling..that would defeat the purpose im all for the bait car idea.......but add a sniper on the roof bait car + sniper on roof = less criminals just a suggestion Statistics: Po...

Sat, Nov 22, 2014

Northern Liberties Message Board • Zoning Agenda – Monday, Nov 24

November 2014 — Zoning Agenda Location: NL Community Center, 700 N. 3rd Street (3rd & Fairmount) As always, the meetings are public and all are welcome to attend and participate. Monday – November 24, 2014 6:30 start! (6:30) 602 N. American – CMX2 – Brian Sz...

Thu, Nov 20, 2014

Northern Liberties News

Town By Town: Norwood's old neighborhood feel draws newer buyers - Philly.com

Philly.com Town By Town: Norwood's old neighborhood feel draws newer buyers Philly.com Yet Chris Somers of Re/Max Access in Northern Liberties says he believes smaller homes on smaller lots "are a national trend that will continue to pick up steam." In his city markets, "two-bedroom houses are not a tough sell but provide a buyer another ...

Casino also-rans leave big question marks in city's landscape - Philly.com

Philly.com Casino also-rans leave big question marks in city's landscape Philly.com For the tower-topped former Inquirer Building and adjacent multistory parking lot, owned by Bart Blatstein, coming up with attractive redevelopment plans may be a bit more involved, given the character of an edifice that once housed printing presses in ... and more »

Casino also-rans leave big question marks in city's landscape - Philly.com

Philly.com Casino also-rans leave big question marks in city's landscape Philly.com Blatstein, who helped reengineer Northern Liberties into a funky urban hot spot, said Friday that he had spent no time imagining a need to turn his property into anything but a casino and entertainment complex. "You don't go into a race thinking about ... and more »

26TH DISTRICT CRIME REPORT 11/12/14 – 11/18/14

Below is a breakdown of crimes committed in the 26th District in the neighborhoods that make up Front to 6th and Poplar to Girard There was One (1) robbery-point of gun during this time : 900 5th (11/12) 10 PM- … Continue reading →

Beers, Bars and Babies: The Next Generation of Philly School Parents Gets ... - NBC 10 Philadelphia

NBC 10 Philadelphia Beers, Bars and Babies: The Next Generation of Philly School Parents Gets ... NBC 10 Philadelphia Across town the following night, the Friends of Adaire set up shop in Jerry's Bar in Northern Liberties: A spread of mini-burgers and fancy cheese for the I.P.A. sipping adults. A table of crayons and board books for the rambunctious kiddos. "I want to ... and more 

SugarHouse's success left Gaming Board confident on 2nd casino - Philly.com

Casino.Org News SugarHouse's success left Gaming Board confident on 2nd casino Philly.com In rejecting SugarHouse Casino's "impassioned argument" that the Philadelphia area cannot bear another casino, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board relied partially on SugarHouse's own performance. The Gaming Board cited data showing that each of ... Pa. Gaming Control Board paves way for casino...

Zoning Agenda – Monday, Nov 24

  Zoning Motions are approved by the Board at the following month’s board meeting, which is held the first Monday of the month. To review past zoning meeting minutes and approved motions find the applicable NLNA Board Meeting Minutes by clicking here: Board Meeting Minutes. November 2014 — Zoning Agenda Location: NL Community Center, 700 N. […]

Feds nab N.D. fugitive in NoLibs - Philly.com (blog)

Philly.com (blog) Feds nab N.D. fugitive in NoLibs Philly.com (blog) And his trip back to North Dakota, where he's accused of killing a man he was supposedly friends with, won't cost him a dime. Campbell, 37, was arrested at a house on 6th Street near Poplar in Northern Liberties this morning by U.S. Marshals, said ... and more »

INCIDENTS REPORTED TO THE 6TH DISTRICT 11/10/14 – 11/16/14

INCIDENTS REPORTED: There was 1 theft from a parked vehicle reported this week: 01 Fairmount Ave. There was 1 theft of a bicycle reported this week: 622 N. 2nd St. ARRESTS REPORTED: On Monday, 11/10/14, 8:30 AM, 6th District Officer Keller arrested a male wanted for failure to appear in court outside 520 N. Delaware Ave. The 35 … Continue reading →

Blatstein proposes towers at Broad and Washington - Philly.com

Philly.com Blatstein proposes towers at Broad and Washington Philly.com Developer Bart Blatstein presented preliminary plans for a massive, long-vacant lot at South Broad Street and Washington Avenue in South Philadelphia at neighborhood association meeting. The plans include two towers of 32 stories, 1,600 apartments, 700 ...

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Bart Blatstein reacts to casino decision and talks future of N. Broad Street - Philadelphia Business Journal (blog)

Philadelphia Business Journal (blog) Bart Blatstein reacts to casino decision and talks future of N. Broad Street Philadelphia Business Journal (blog) Bart Blatstein, who had been vying for the second casino license for his Provence project on North Broad Street, said he is going to take some time to re-evaluate what he will do next with 400 N. Broad St. in Philadelphia. That was where he was .....

RT @PPDBrianKorn: A @nliberties resident just held a burglar, point of rifle until #6thDist police came to take him to jail- for t...

RT @PPDBrianKorn: A @nliberties resident just held a burglar, point of rifle until #6thDist police came to take him to jail- for the 29th t…

Blatstein Plans Soaring 33-Story Complex on South Broad - Curbed National

Curbed National Blatstein Plans Soaring 33-Story Complex on South Broad Curbed National Bart Blatstein presents in Hawthorne. Photos: J. Jennings, Renderings: Beyer Blinder Belle It's really go big to go home for Bart Blatstein at the long-vacant lot on the NE corner of Broad and Washington Ave. With the presentation last night in ...