When Pennsylvania put the word out that licenses to grow, process, and distribute medical marijuana was being considered, hundreds of prospective entrepreneurs and dedicated professionals responded. With only 12 grower licenses and 27 dispensary permits being issued state-wide, many would be denied. However, after passing a critical zoning hurdle on March 20th, Jesse Coscia was granted permission to proceed with a proposed dispensary at 1125 E. Passyunk Ave., just blocks from the Italian Market.
That’s what South Philadelphia wrestler, Brian Johnson, wants to know. Soon after tweeting at the 3rd District Police this question, he answered it himself with the only possible solution: post the video online.
If you don’t want to watch the video, don’t click the video.
— Brian Johnson (@Number1Bjo) March 19, 2017
Philly Wine Week’s Opening Cork was held at the Academy of Natural Sciences last night. Though we didn’t personally attend, and we’re guessing you didn’t either, here are some fun photos scooped up from Instagram:
The 10th Annual Philly Spring Cleanup is upon us. Interested in volunteering?
Residents (and visiting friends and relatives I suppose) are encouraged to do so through the city HERE or consult your local civic association. Several have organized their own clean-ups including Bella Vista Neighbors Association, Center City Residents Association, Grays Ferry Civic Association and Newbold Civic Association.
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Philly Loves Beer and Billy Penn have teamed up to bring you the only 2017 bracket that matters – BEER! Together they seeking to crown America’s best brewery (with a serious lean towards one of our local options).
Featuring 32 total breweries from around the region and country, all seeded by their years in business and separated into four geographical regions, including: Philadelphia Suburbs Region, Philadelphia Region, Northeast Region and “Rest of United States” Region. Continue Reading →
The Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Thomas’®, as in – Thomas’ English Muffins, for the 21st annual Walk Against Hunger to be held on April 8, 2017 at the Lincoln Financial Field.
Laura Wall, The Coalition’s Executive Director states “We are thrilled to have Thomas’ as the title sponsor of this year’s Walk Against Hunger. Their participation demonstrates Thomas’ commitment to ending hunger in our region and is an important boost to an annual event that raises critical funds for the area’s hunger fighting organizations.” Continue Reading →
Democratic candidate for New Jersey Governor and former United States Ambassador to Germany under President Obama, Phil Murphy will make his way to Second District Brewing in Newbold for a fundraising event on Monday, April 20th.