Thursday, July 14, 2016

SOSNA Newsletter

Note that there is a zoning committee meeting to discuss a three-story addition above Old Towne & Sanna's.

Philly Free Streets, Zoning and First Aid Supplies Drive

Friends & Neighbors, 
Philly Free Streets is coming to South Street on Saturday, September 24th! What does this mean? The entire length of South Street will be closed to vehicular traffic as part of a nine mile car-free route. Pedestrians, cyclists, rollerbladers, and strollers will be taking back the street from 8am - 1pm. For more info on the Open Streets PHL movement and this Philly Free Streets event, join us at an informational meeting, hosted by South Street West Business Association, at the Bainbridge Club (1523 Bainbridge) on Monday, July 18th at 6:30pm. RSVP here so we know you're coming. 
Tonight we'll be at the Triangles Plaza for another FREE Thursday night concert. Stop by for dinner at the Local 215 Food Truck and get your groove on with Rick Lowenberg and his band Orbis. The music starts at 6pm, see you there!
The next SOSNA Zoning Committee meeting will take place at the SOSNA office, 1901 Christian Street, at 7PM on July 20, 2016.
The SOSNA Zoning Committee always meets the third Wednesday of every month starting at 7 PM.
1. 615 S 16th Street: Partial demolition of current rear one-story addition and erection of new one-story rear addition.
2. 1913 Washington Avenue: Application for an adult day care center.
3. 2301 Grays Ferry Avenue: Erection of a three-story addition above an existing one-story commercial space, to be used as multifamily living (6 units), with roof deck. 
Help to prepare our schools with everything they'll need for the school year! We're now collecting first aid supplies for our local public schools, please consider donating band aids, alcohol swabs, hand sanitizer, gauze, ice packs, combs, etc. (for the complete list, click here). Drop off donations at the Igloo, Rita's, the Quick Fixx or the SOSNA office. You can even order items through amazon and have them delivered to SOSNA (1901 Christian Street). Check out Santon's Wishlist and Arthur's Wishlist
Thursdays and Sundays throughout the spring and summer we're bringing food, fun and MUSIC to the Triangles Plaza as part of our Triangles Summer Music Series. For the full list of dates, bands and food trucks, click here
Join us at the Bainbridge Club (1523 Bainbridge) on Monday, July 18th at 6:30PM for an informational meeting in anticipation of the upcoming Philly Free Streets Event (8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday September 24th) when the entire length of South Street will be closed to vehicular traffic as part of a nine mile car-free route.
This event will be hosted by South Street West Business Association and The Bainbridge Club, featuring Nathan Hommel of Open Streets PHL, who will be on hand to provide a presentation and answer questions, along with representatives from Philadelphia Departments of Streets and Commerce.

Do you have questions about the upcoming DNC? Click here for the answer to FAQs from the City of Philadelphia

When is the Convention? When do we expect Convention attendees to arrive and leave?
·      The Democratic National Convention (DNC) begins Monday, July 25th, and ends Thursday evening, July 28th. Attendees will arrive as soon as Friday, July 22nd, and leave by Friday, July 29th. ... More here

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