Restaurants in Center City Are Reopening, However...
Restaurants all over the city are
reopening. Folks can do curbside pickup and takeout. Now, outdoor dining
is allowed. All good news! But the City Health Commission has warned
that some restaurants that allow outdoor dining, are not following the new guidelines - such as social distancing. Restaurants that are not following the guidelines could be fined up to $2,000. Although
Inspectors are dispatched regularly, according to The Health
Commission, the City is urging patrons to report violations to 3-1-1.
Last Chance to Vote for New and Incumbent CCRA Board Members
Yesterday, we sent out the board ballot to elect new and incumbent members (the ballot
went to our active members). For clarification, you cannot give more
than one vote per candidate despite what the instructions say. We
encourage active members to vote here. The vote will end on Friday, 6/19.
Reminder: You must be an active CCRA member to vote. If you're not sure if your membership is active, please contact Travis Oliver.
- Philadelphia Remains in the "Yellow Phase" of reopening.
The Kenney Administration says the "earliest to go to 'Green Phase' is
July 3." Once in the Green Phase, special guidelines will be issued for
activities. High risk activities (i.e. large attending events) will
not be allowed in the Green Phase. More info will be available next
week on the City's website.
requires all riders to wear face covering and to practice social
distancing when you can. All SEPTA services are running normally on
their summer schedule except the Regional Rail. Regional Rail will
begin running normally on June 28.
Jim Kenney announced that the City of Philadelphia will designate
Juneteenth, also known as "Emancipation Day," as an official city
holiday. City offices and facilities will be closed to the public to
observe Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery in the United
States. Juneteenth is celebrated on June 19.
The Friends of Philadelphia City Institute Library (PCI) on Rittenhouse Square want to know why you love the PCI library.
From June 20, 2020 through July 4, 2020,we invite you to tell the world
I Love PCI Library Because...
Participate by clicking here.Library
patrons of all ages are encouraged to submit any item from a few words
to a picture that illustrates why you love PCI library. Your responses
will be made into a slide show on PCI Friends website, and, once the
library reopens, the slide show will be shown on the wall where the
mural used to be.