Northern Liberties

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Gas Leak Forces Evacuations In Northern Liberties

A gas leak has forced residents to evacuate in Northern Liberties Thursday night.

07/25/2013

(Andy Smith, wiith some ice cream for "Jog 'n' Hog."  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Ice Cream Run, Paella Classes, Craft Beers at the Zoo

This week, Hadas reports on the “Jog ‘n’ Hog” ice cream race in Yardley, Pa., a paella cooking class in Northern Liberties, and the Philadelphia Zoo’s summer ale fest.

07/18/2013

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City Prepares For Large Crowds As Fourth of July Celebration Begins In Philadelphia

Mayor Michael Nutter expects 600,000 people to show up on the Parkway and more than one million to pass through the various city activities.

07/03/2013

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The Roots Celebrate Independence Day With Pre-Party At The Piazza

Brandon Pankey, one of the organizers of the first The City event, says the party at the Piazza was the brainchild of The Roots, who wanted to host a pre-party to the big 4th of July Jam on the Parkway.

07/03/2013

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Philadelphia Man Finds Sinkhole Filled With Green Ooze

A man checking out a sinkhole in a street saw something unexpected inside — a pool of what looked like green ooze.

06/18/2013

(Bicyclists give a newly opened section of the Delaware River Trail a try.  Footpath is in background.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

New Section of Del. River Trail Opens in Northern Liberties, Segregating Bike and Foot Traffic

The ribbon-cutting and inaugural bike ride showcased Philadelphia’s first separated on-road bicycle and pedestrian trail, running for about 1,400 feet from Spring Garden Street to Ellen Street.

06/17/2013

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Northern Liberties Restaurant Offering Free Burgers On Friday

The burgers will be served on a first-come-first-serve basis, and they’re up for grabs in honor of the restaurant’s Latin-infused lunch menu launch.

05/30/2013

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Top Free Summer Music Events In Philadelphia

With families on the lookout for affordable entertainment, these free music events in Philadelphia are bound to be favorites during the upcoming months.

05/23/2013

Attiyah Burgess (left) with her mother. (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Local Non-Profit Awards Scholarships To Young Social Activists

The Hardy Williams Education Fund awarded scholarships to six students in Philadelphia interested in careers in government, law or social action.

05/19/2013

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Positively Philadelphia: A Brooklyn Flea Market Hops To Philadelphia

The famous “Brooklyn Flea” is expanding to Northern Liberties, starting June 2nd.

05/19/2013

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Last-Minute Fortune Seekers Buy Powerball Tickets

With the majority of possible combinations of Powerball numbers in play, someone is almost sure to win the game’s highest jackpot during Saturday night’s drawing, a windfall of hundreds of millions of dollars — and that’s after taxes.

05/18/2013

Pizza Brain Opens In Philadelphia

Top Philly BYOBs: Fishtown & Northern Liberties

Read on for the top spots to bring-your-own-booze in rapidly growing Fishtown and Northern Liberties.

05/03/2013

Donnelle Baxter, Jamie Landers, Laura McLain of Luscious Bakery. (credit: Justin Udo)

3rd Annual Cupcake Smash Takes Place In Northern Liberties

Philabundance hosted its 3rd Annual Cupcake Smash on Saturday, an event to raise money for the organization as it tries to address hunger issues in the Delaware Valley.

04/27/2013

(Councilman Mark Squilla.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

Councilman Wants No Hikes For Property Owners Awaiting Tax Appeal Decisions

Under current regulations, homeowners would have to pay the new — and possibly higher — bill and then get reimbursed if they win the appeal.

04/18/2013

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.

04/02/2013

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