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Northern Liberties Message Board • No parking on 900 block of 3rd Thursday/Friday

But really only from midnight to noon Friday. There will be no parking on the southern half of the 900 block of 3rd Street this Thursday night/Friday morning (7th/8th). Liberty Lands is getting its every-two-years delivery of playground mulch, and we need a clear street s...

Tue, May 05, 2015

Northern Liberties Message Board • Re: Finnigans Wake update

I hope this developer sticks to these plans because it looks damn good. Statistics: Posted by mitchdeighan — Thu Apr 30, 2015 6:14 pm

Thu, Apr 30, 2015

Northern Liberties Message Board • Construction woes

I know about all the complaints regarding construction here in Northern Liberties, but this is what's happening in our little corner of the world. This all revolves around the construction at 4th and Green St. As you probably know by now, 4th Street between Fairmount and ...

Wed, May 06, 2015

Northern Liberties Message Board • My friend, Joe McDermott

Have you read Jesse Gardner's Unsung Heroes post on Lt. Joe McDermot on Facebookt? He was a past President of Northern Liberties Neighbors Association, who was severely injured fighting a fire in 1981. Anyhow, Joe and Wayne Simpson are joining me for lunch next Tuesday, May ...

Wed, May 06, 2015

Northern Liberties Message Board • Finnigans Wake update

New-Look Finnigan’s Wake Would Become Creative Office Space http://www.phillymag.com/property/2015/ ... ice-space/ Statistics: Posted by 2ndOlive — Wed Apr 29, 2015 3:20 pm

Wed, Apr 29, 2015

Northern Liberties Message Board • Re: Construction woes

Yesterday I asked one of the workers if they had a permit to block the street, and was told to mind my own business. I have actually been meaning to call Lara and ask about it. This has been going on for a while, and it took me a half hour to get out of the neighborhood to w...

Wed, May 06, 2015

Northern Liberties Message Board • NIMBY, parking edition

Can't we all just get along and focus on things that will actually make a difference. I can think of dozens of things that could better represent an "eye sore to the neighborhood" or prevent good "street vision". This note is embarrassing. http://www.phillymag.com/news/2...

Tue, Apr 28, 2015

Northern Liberties Message Board • Re: Fri May 1 NLArts Kids Workshop - Dia De Los Muertos

Tell your friends... Statistics: Posted by Kat — Mon Apr 27, 2015 10:13 pm

Mon, Apr 27, 2015

Northern Liberties News

Here's How Some AC Casinos Are Sprucing Up for Summer - Philadelphia Magazine (blog)

Philadelphia Magazine (blog) Here's How Some AC Casinos Are Sprucing Up for Summer Philadelphia Magazine (blog) In a conference call yesterday, Atlantic City mayor Don Guardian said The Playground — Bart Blatstein's plan for the old Pier Shops at Caesars — will open on July 4th. It won't be fully completed. The Playground will be connected to Caesars, which ...

Casino project owners, investors vetted by regulators - WCVB Boston

Casino project owners, investors vetted by regulators WCVB Boston Rush Street Gaming owns the SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia and Rivers casinos in Pittsburgh and Des Plaines, Illinois. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission deemed the Brockton casino developers "suitable for licensure" on Wednesday after ... and more »

Art Star Craft Bazaar returns to Penn's Landing this weekend - Philly.com (blog)

Philly.com (blog) Art Star Craft Bazaar returns to Penn's Landing this weekend Philly.com (blog) The 12th annual spring incarnation brings over 150 specially selected artisans and makers to the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing (101 S. Columbus Blvd.), courtesy of the crafty minds of NoLibs shop Art Star. Held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 9 ...

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Slot machines perfected addictive gaming. Now, tech wants their tricks - The Verge

The Verge Slot machines perfected addictive gaming. Now, tech wants their tricks The Verge After my trip to Vegas, I visited the Sugarhouse casino in Philadelphia, on the bank of the Delaware River. Sugarhouse opened in 2010 and is one of 12 casinos that turned Pennsylvania into a gaming powerhouse after legalization in 2004. The casino's ...

Philadelphia event focuses on neighborhoods and helping others - Burlington County Times

Burlington County Times Philadelphia event focuses on neighborhoods and helping others Burlington County Times More than 50 bars around the city will be participating, including venues in Center City, Old City, South Philly, Rittenhouse, Northern Liberties and more. Participants can purchase a general admission ticket for $10 which will give them access to ...

A.C. mayor: Summer full of fun, and save Stockton project - Philly.com

Philly.com A.C. mayor: Summer full of fun, and save Stockton project Philly.com Smaller concert series will be held on the Boardwalk, and new music venues are planned for the Playground, the project at the Pier at Caesars by Bart Blatstein. Ever the pitchman for his city, Guardian touted iconic neighborhood joints such as the ... Atlantic City to be state's "entertainment capital' in coming...

Why tax millionaires when we can just write more parking tickets? - Philly.com (blog)

Philly.com (blog) Why tax millionaires when we can just write more parking tickets? Philly.com (blog) Just recently, we saw again Harrisburg flooded with applications from millionaire developers like Philadelphia's Bart Blatstein for economic development grants that usually total about $200 million a year that the state doles out because...remind me ...

A letter from our publisher: Nominate for PBJ's Best Places to Work - Philadelphia Business Journal

A letter from our publisher: Nominate for PBJ's Best Places to Work Philadelphia Business Journal Your company will be profiled by the Philadelphia Business Journal, with stories appearing online in print. ... For example, Brown's Shoprite placed decals on their glass entry doors; Sugarhouse Casino employees wear lapel pins promoting their win. 5 ...

Hellmuth crashes Ladies Night at Sugarhouse - GamingTodaySlotsToday

Hellmuth crashes Ladies Night at Sugarhouse GamingTodaySlotsToday When the time came to go to Sugar House Casino in Philadelphia for the televised Ladies Poker Night II for Poker Night in America, I was getting really excited. I had never played in a cash game of those stakes. $10k tournament buy-ins are normal for ... and more »

PhillyDeals: As Pa. opens cash spigot, developers line up - Philly.com

Philly.com PhillyDeals: As Pa. opens cash spigot, developers line up Philly.com $6 million to move and fix up the historic warship Olympia at its berth on the Delaware. $5 million for developer Bart Blatstein to build a hotel at the old Inquirer Building, where the state turned him down for a casino. $5 million for Blatstein and ...

Inky's Al Heavens Highlights Fishtown

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$100000 Yearly Jackpot at SugarHouse Casino - GamingTodaySlotsToday

$100000 Yearly Jackpot at SugarHouse Casino GamingTodaySlotsToday $100,000 Yearly Jackpot at SugarHouse Casino Cinco de Mayo and Phillies game-day specials are on tap at the SugarHouse Casino. Guests may also enjoy a Mother's Day brunch at Philly's casino, which also offers additional dining options and gaming ... and more »

26TH DISTRICT CRIME REPORT 4/22/15 – 4/28/15

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 were Two (2) theft from autos during this period: 100 W Allen (4/25), 1000 Front … Continue reading →