Saturday, February 24, 2018

CCRA Newsletter

Weekly E-Newsletter
News and Updates
Soda Tax: One Year Later - Yay or Nay

The Philadelphia soda tax has now been in effect for a year now, and the Philadelphia Business Journal wants to know your thoughts on it.   Take their poll
CCRA Zoning Committee Meeting - Tuesday, February 27, 7pm, 1608 Walnut St, 12th Floor

Schuylkill River Park Community Garden Plot Lottery for Non Members

Each year five garden plots (four 10x10 and one 10x15) located at approximately 25th and Spruce Streets) are awarded to non-members of the Center City Residents' Association (CCRA) for a one season term. To be eligible, candidates must be residents of CCRA's geographic boundaries, defined as residing in the area encompassed by South Street, Broad Street, John F. Kennedy Boulevard and the Schuylkill River  Winners pay a one-time fee of $65 for a 10x10 plot or $85 for a 10x15 plot. To enter the lottery, email with your name, address, phone number. Requests must reach CCRA by March 2.  The drawing will take place in early March and winners will be contacted by phone or email. One entry per household.
Need a Tree Planted in front of your Home?
Fill out this form to request a street tree from Pennsylvania Horticultural Society. Approved trees will be planted in April or November if the local Tree Tenders group is planting at that time. Approved trees will be planted free of charge.

For more information about neighborhood events, check out CCRA's Community Events Calendar
Useful Links

CCRA Merchant Member Discount Program
Support our local merchants and save money too. These local merchants will provide a discount (described here) to any member who shows a current CCRA membership card and personal identification.

Astral Artists - Use promo code "CCRA" to receive a $10 flat rate on all tickets to their concerts.
Di Bruno Bros., 1730 Chestnut St, (uses separate card, see info here)
Dom's Shoe Repair, 203 S. 20th St (215-972-0098)
Eye Candy Vision, 218 S. 20th St (215-568-3937)
Home Helpers Philly, 1835 S. Broad St., Ste 2 (215-334-2600)
Koresh Dance Company, 2002 Rittenhouse Sq St. (267-687-1769)
NextMove Dance - Get $10 off  Dance Performances with your CCRA Membership.  Members use  promo code SAVE10.
NextMove Dance - Get $10 off  Dance Performances with your CCRA Membership.  Members use  promo code SAVE10.
Philly Foodworks - Use the code "CCRA" when signing up for home delivery and receive a $20 discount on delivery charges.
Photo Lounge 1909 Chestnut Street (267-322-6651)
Twenty-Two Gallery, 236 S. 22nd St, (215-772-1911)
Raven Lounge, 1718 Sansom St. (215-840-3577)
Suga Restaurant, 1720 Sansom St. (215-717-8968)
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Thursday, February 22, 2018

Recent Crimes in the Neighborhood

2100 Block Lombard St
Robbery No Firearm
500 Block S 19th St
2100 Block Lombard St