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Last month the Lower Moyamensing Civic Association launched their Storm Drain Art Project with Philly artist, Ryan Psota. The project’s purpose is to “bring more attention to our watershed and (hopefully) discourage citizens from throwing trash into the drains,” says LoMo board member, Rachel Cox.
With three storm drains already spoken for, LoMo is still accepting nominations for a fourth. Potential canvases should fit the criteria though:
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It has been over two years now since the Zoning Board of Adjustment approved plans for a development to reuse parts of the former Brush Factory at 12th and Jackson to create 151 apartments. The property has been left dormant, allowing for break-ins and dumping to occur on a regular basis at the site.
On Monday, October 24, the Lower Moyamensing Civic Association hosted a meeting to express concerns over the status of this property, as a way to “let [developer Tony Rufo] know that we’re noticing,” said Todd Schwartz, president of the organization. When plans first emerged, the community group was optimistic about the project, but after two years and no progress, LoMo Civic and nearby residents want to see something moving forward at the property.
On Saturday, September 24, join Lower Moyamensing Civic Association for a day of live music and shopping at the civic association’s fall flea market.
From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., more than 70 vendors will be set up on Broad Street between Snyder and Jackson.
On Saturday, April 23, you’ll have the chance to shop at a flea market and enjoy music and food on Broad Street.
The Lower Moyamensing Civic Association is hosting their annual spring flea market, with local vendors, food trucks and more set up on Broad from Snyder to Jackson.
Spring is finally approaching, which means it’s time for the annual house cleaning associated with the season.
If you’re planning on getting rid of some of the items in your home, you may consider becoming a vendor at LoMo’s annual spring flea market in April. While it’s still more than a month away, they’re now seeking vendors to participate.