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Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 3:13pm

At the end of May, the Schuylkill Avenue CHOP expansion project began construction on the garage entrance off of the South Street Bridge. The southern sidewalk will temporarily be closed and all pedestrians should use the northern sidewalk to cross the bridge. Chop will maintain one traffic lane and one bike lane in either direction for the duration of the construction. More detailed closures are listed below. 

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 9:57am

Join us for the Summer 2016 Music Series at Julian Abele Park! It'll be fun for the whole family! Bring a blanket, cooler, chairs and enjoy the free entertainment. A great way to enjoy summer nights in the city while hanging with your neighbors. The music series will feature a variety of musical acts and will occur on select Wednesdays in June, July and August. Shows will run from 6-8pm.

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Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 2:27pm

The PHS Pop Up Garden is returning to South Street West for the summer 2016 season! But they need your help to get ready for opening day! PHS is looking for volunteers to help plant flowers (and tackle a few more hands-on projects like painting, mulching, and furniture placement) at our Pop Up Garden, located at 15th & South Street. For more info on volunteer shifts and how to sign up, click here.

Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 10:28am

Calling all gardeners, green thumbs, tree lovers, and those wanting to learn more about our urban landscape: sign up to become a PHS tree tender! You'll help lead street tree plantings, pruning events and have a hand in growing our urban tree canopy! The PHS Tree Tenders program offers hands-on tree care training for residents interested in greening their neighborhoods. Course content covers tree biology, identification, planting, proper care, and working within your community. Classes start Monday, May 9th, so hurry and reserve your spot!

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 6:28pm

SOSNA's Economic Development Committee wants to know your thoughts on the future of Washington Avenue