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Focus on Frankford: Developer Charlie Abdo

Posted on 22 April 2014

Originally published on www.destinationfrankford.com Charlie Abdo’s first experience with Frankford started when he bought the Seale Tite building on Tackawana Street in 2004. Since then, the developer has moved on to re-purpose the Globe Dye Works at Torresdale and Kinsey Streets and may have found himself on the edge of a new revolution that is […] Continue Reading

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Miscellaneous

Week in Review April 18, 2014

Posted on 18 April 2014

With Spring breaking out and election time coming upon us, its getting busy here in Frankford. Last Saturday, Keep the Faith in Frankford participated in the Dining with Dignity program at St. Marks.  This is a weekly event where various local churches and groups prepare a meal to eat and a meal to go to […] Continue Reading

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Meetings and Events

Tee Ball at Simpson

Posted on 18 April 2014

Monday, April 21st between 6 and 8 PM, is the last time to register your child, aged 3 to 6,  for tee ball at Simpson Recreation Center.  The $35 fee includes a tee shirt, hat, trophy, and pizza party.  Parents must provide white baseball pants.  Payments accepted in money orders only.  Play starts on May […] Continue Reading

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Meetings and Events

Coming Up in Frankford 4/19 to 5/16/2014

Posted on 18 April 2014

RECLAIM | Dumpster Divers – Apr 19, 2014, @ the corner of Frankford Avenue and Paul Street – Philadelphia’s Dumpster Divers are well known for their commitment to making art from what others would perceive as junk. Seeing the possibilities in trash and other under-utilized resources, they bring a new awareness to the concept of […] Continue Reading

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Civics, Meetings and Events

Councilman David Oh at the Northwood Civic

Posted on 16 April 2014

Councilman at Large David Oh made his case for support of a ballot question that would eliminate the requirement that elected officials be required to resign from office in order to run for another elected office.  Oh is sponsoring the amendment to the City Charter which must be approved in the election in May.  The […] Continue Reading

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Art, Meetings and Events

NAC Zoning Board Meeting Wrapup for April

Posted on 11 April 2014

By: Christine DeJesus   Kimberly Washington, Esq., of the Frankford CDC presented and informed the community about the project and beautification efforts that will be happening on the 4600 block of Paul Street. The FCDC has received a gardening agreement from the City to keep up the lot. Hopefully this will prevent illegal dumping. Ian […] Continue Reading

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Meetings and Events

PhillyRising Meeting this Monday

Posted on 11 April 2014

At the Library at 5:30 PM. Continue Reading

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Art, Meetings and Events

Destination Frankford Art Gallery Festival Vendor Registration

Posted on 11 April 2014

Come out and join the Philadelphia City Planning Commission and the Frankford Community Development Corporation for the Destination Frankford Art Gallery and Block Party!!!!! Community organizations and local artist are invited to set up display/informational tables.  A minimum donation of $25 is requested of all vendors.  The proceeds will be used to develop a vacant blighted […] Continue Reading

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Meetings and Events

Tartaglione ReElection Rally tomorrow

Posted on 11 April 2014

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Coming Up in Frankford 4/12 to 5/9/2014

Posted on 10 April 2014

Grand Army of the Republic Museum Open House – Sun, April 13, 12pm – 5pm, 4278 Griscom Street – Presentation at 1:30 PM: *Ken Milano – Kensington Know-Nothing Riots – 1844 Frankford PhillyRising Community Meeting – Mon, April 14, 5:30pm – 7:00pm, Frankford Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia 4634 Frankford Avenue Dance Movement […] Continue Reading

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