Thursday, February 6, 2020

CCRA Newsletter

Center City Residents' Association, 1900 Market St, FL 8, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Weekly E-Newsletter
News and Updates
Tonight! Town Hall Meeting Scheduled for CCRA Police Service Area
REMINDER:  Please attend the Police Sponsored Town Hall meeting for Police Service Area (PSA) #1  (that's us!) on February 6, 2020, at 7 p.m. at Trinity Memorial Church, 22nd and Spruce.  Several CCRA board members will be present to learn more about police plans for our area.
According to news reports, the police have a suspect in custody for the rape that occurred in Love Park on January 25, 2020, around 5:30 am.  Click here for more details.
Zoning Committee Report is Ready!
Click or tap here to view the report from the January 28 meeting.
The next zoning meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, February 25, 7pm, BEX 1 Commerce Sq, 2005 Market St. 
Next CCRA Board Meeting is Scheduled for:

Tuesday, February 11, 6pm, BEX, 1 Commerce Sq, 
2005 Market Street.

The agenda will be posted on the CCRA website tomorrow.
Let's have a Meet n Greet!
Please join CCRA at DiBruno Brothers' new restaurant and lounge,  Alimentari, on February 18, 2020 from 6-8 p.m. as we celebrate our members!  The first fifty members are invited for free hor d'oeuvres and a cash bar with drink specials.  Reservation is full, however if you would like to be placed on the waiting list, please let Travis Oliver know. Come see the beautiful new Alimentari space and mingle with your fellow CCRA members.  Alimentari is located at 1730 Chestnut Street (second floor) right above DiBrunos Market.
What to do if you suspect illegal or negligent construction in Philly
PlanPhilly has created a "Cheat Sheet" for those who suspect illegal/negligent construction in the City and how to deal with them.  Take a look.
Community Garden Plot Lottery

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Community Events

Town Hall Meeting for CCRA Police Service Area #1

Thursday, February 6, 2019
Trinity Memorial Church, 2212 Spruce St, 7pm

Saturday Kids Art Class at Markward
Beat cabin fever and get out of the house with our new Saturday kids art classes at the rec center. 9:30 - 10:45am kids ages pre-school through 1st grade. Buy a season pass or 5 pack class drop in. Register here.
Laurel Hill Cemetery to Light Up Landscape along Kelly Drive

On, Thursday, February 13, the historic Laurel Hill Cemetery will illuminate its landscape along Kelly Drive for the first time, with lighting focused on distinctive monuments and trees along the well-traveled gateway to the city. The lighting is intended to attract more visitors to the cemetery, which features year-round programming and will now include special arts events and other activities in the evening. For more information, see the press release.
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.

Raven Lounge, 1718 Sansom St. (215-840-3577)
Rim's Dry Cleaners & Tailors,2203 South St. (215-546-1889)
Rittenhouse Hardware, 2001 Pine St. (215-735-6311)
Ursula Hobson Fine Art Framing, 1528 Waverly St (215.546.7889)
Alimentari Restaurant at Di Bruno Bros., 1730 Chestnut St, 2nd Floor 
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)
East West Acupuncture, 419 S. 19th St (415-758-1057)
Eye Candy Vision, 218 S. 20th St (215-568-3937)
Home Helpers Philly, 1835 S. Broad St., Ste 2 (215-334-2600)
Good Karma Cafe, 331 S. 22nd St, (215-546-1479)
Jason Matthew Salon, 1735 Chestnut St, 2nd Fl (215-665-8030)
Koresh Dance Company, 2002 Rittenhouse Sq St. (267-687-1769)
Nature's Gallery Florist, 2124 Walnut St (215-563-5554)
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)
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