FNA Zoning Community Meetings TONIGHT!

REMINDER! TONIGHT! (Please note changes!)
FNA Zoning Community Meeting – Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 at 7:00PM

* 1546-48 Frankford Ave (Map - http://goo.gl/kbZfrc)
A proposal for a first floor commercial use in an existing three-story building
Variances: Commercial use in RM-1 zone

* 1512-18 Frankford Ave (Map - http://goo.gl/pHCV9i)
A proposal for the construction of 3 four-story buildings with first floor commercial and residential above
Variances: Commercial use in RM-1 zone, Height exceeds 38′

* 233 E Girard Ave – Postponed until May 6th

This meeting will take place at the Fishtown Rec Center, 1202 E Montgomery Ave. All residents of Fishtown are eligible to vote. Please bring proof of residence or business ownership in the form of a driver’s license or a photo id and a lease, utility bill, or recent piece of mail addressed to your home or business.

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Zoning Voting Results, April 8 2014

Community votes on zoning variances were held on Tuesday April 8 for the following properties:

* 1246 Fletcher St (Map)
A proposal for the construction a three-story single family home, on Fletcher St. Existing home on Colona to remain.
Variances: Minimum lot area, Minimum open area

Final tally: Local: in favor, 14-9 / Community: in favor, 15-4 (Total 29-13)

* 628 Moyer St / 631 Flora St (Map)
A proposal for the construction of a three-story single family home with off-street parking, on Flora Street. Existing home on Moyer to remain.
Variances: Minimum lot area, Minimum roofdeck setback, Off-street parking prohibited

Final tally: Local 7-7 / Community: in favor, 22-5 (Total 29-12)


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Awesome info about Awesome Town

An Environmental Impact Meeting was held on March 5 to discuss the environmental impact of the Moyer Street “Awesometown” development. The notes from the meeting can be seen below.

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FNA Zoning Meeting Tonight

Come out TONIGHT, Tuesday 4/8/14 to the Fishtown Rec, 1202 E. Montgomery Ave., for community votes on the following proposed projects:

* 7:00 PM: 1246 Fletcher Street: a proposal for the construction of a three-story, single family home.

* 7:30 PM: 628 Moyer Street/631 Flora Street: a proposal for the construction of a three-story, single family home with off-street parking, on Flora Street.

All Fishtown residents are eligible to vote. Be sure to bring ID showing that your home or place of business is within the FNA borders.



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Clean Up Fishtown This Saturday

FNA along with the City and NKCDC invite you all to come out and help Clean Up Philadelphia on Saturday April 5. The clean-up begins at 9:00 AM at the Fishtown Rec. and runs through 2:00 PM. Philadelphia Brewing Co. will be hosting the official bbq after party at the brewery, 2440 Frankford Ave., beginning at 12:00 PM for all cleanup volunteers. Delicious food and beverages will be available for all volunteers. Looking forward to seeing everyone out there on Saturday!

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Fishtown’s Chili Champions!

Hundreds of people came out on a cold, rainy Sunday afternoon on March 30 – perfect chili weather – for the 4th Annual FNA Chili Cookoff! A huge thanks and congratulations go out to Jill Betters and the volunteer team.

The winners:

People’s Choice:

Restaurant: Lloyd Whiskey Bar

Resident: Teresa Decker

Critics’ Choice:

Restaurant: Cedar Point

Resident: Teresa Decker

Congratulations! Hope to see everyone at next year’s Chili Cookoff as well as all the great upcoming FNA programming throughout the year.

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03-20-2014 General Membership Meeting Minutes

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FNA General Membership Meeting TONIGHT!

The March 2014 FNA General Membership Meeting is happening TONIGHT, March 20 at 7:00 PM at the Fishtown Rec Center. Come out to mingle with your neighbors. Tonight’s speakers will be Joanna Winchester and local Crossfit enthusiast and lawyer Jordan Rushie, on FABA, business and maintaining close community ties. Delicious snacks from a local establishment will also be served. See you tonight!

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FNA Zoning, Tuesday 3/18/14

Tonight there are no community zoning votes. Check back here soon for next week’s zoning update.

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2014 FNA Chili Cookoff is only 23 days away!

The FNA’s most delicious fundraiser of the year is happening on Sunday March 30, from 1:00 to 4:00 PM at the Skybox at 2424 Studios, 2424 E. York Street.

You can read the official press release below! Tickets will be $15, available at the door (and will very shortly be available via PayPal on this very website).

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