Northern Liberties Neighbors Association

(credit: Phran Novelli)

Christmas “Treecycling” Offered This Weekend

It’s where you take your old Christmas tree and reduce it to woodchips for use in local parks


Larry Freedman outside his Northern Liberties home and business. (Credit: Steve Tawa)

Longtime Northern Liberties Resident Urges City Hall To Cap Taxes Increases Under AVI

Larry Freedman says when he moved into his mixed unit building in 1986, it wasn’t much more than a shell. Now, he’s facing a tax assessment that could double his property tax bill.


(Philadelphia city councilman Mark Squilla.  File image from City of Phila. TV)

City Council Overrides Nutter’s Veto of Northern Liberties Bar Balconies

The legislation would allow Finnigan’s Wake, at 3rd and Spring Garden Streets, to add second-floor balconies that would jut out over the sidewalk.


Matt Ruben, President of the Northern Liberties Neighbors Association, updates residents on the fatal shooting at the Piazza earlier in June. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Northern Liberties Residents Express Safety Concerns At Community Meeting

It was standing room only inside the Northern Liberties Community Center. The major topic of discussion was safety, just weeks after a shooting at the Piazza at Schmidt’s that left an Upper Darby man dead.