Welcome To EPX
EPX spans Broad to 6th, Tasker to Snyder and aims to provide a forum for our neighborhood to have voice and visibility in how the community develops, to bring folks together who have an interest in improving the quality of life in our public spaces, while celebrating the diverse and vibrant character of the neighborhood.
Latest News and Events
Free Tree for Your Backyard!
East Passyunk Crossing, Newbold Neighbors and Passyunk Square Civic Association are working together to host a yard tree giveaway this spring. Pre-register now for up to TWO free trees to plant in a yard on private property in Philadelphia. Choose between a variety of species – including fruit trees. Walk-in participants will be accepted at the end of each event while supplies last.
May 16, 10am-noon
9th and Wharton Entrance
Register at HERE or by calling 267-420-0680
Spring Cleanup 2015
Saturday, April 11
For this years Spring Cleanup Project we are going to be cleaning up the surrounding property of Southwark Elementary at 1835 S. 9th Street.
We will be meeting at Sts. Neuman-Gorretti to kick off the day at 9:30 am with coffee, bagels and doughnuts.
Please come and join us!
We hope to see you there!
Zoning Meeting for Bok-Remapping: Wed April 8 at 7PM
City Council is exploring re-mapping the Bok Technical High School site to IRMX in accordance with the Planning Commission’s South District Plan draft recommendations. IRMX is a new zoning district that allows a mix of residential, commercial, and artisan industrial. New Bok owner/developer Lindsey Scannapieco of Scout, LTD will be presenting plans for the development of the building in accordance with the proposed re-mapping. Please attend to learn about the plans and provide guidance to City Council and First District Councilman Mark Squilla about the remapping.
For a brief overview of the IRMX zoning district, please visit the Planning Commission’s explanation on their blog.
For more information and to RSVP to the meeting, visit the Facebook event page.
1901 S 9th ST (RSA-5): Bok Site Remapping to IRMX
1316 Sigel (RSA-5): Permit for the erection of a one story addition on the third floor level with a roof deck over the second story portion of an attached structure. Refused for insufficient open area on the 3rd floor.
EPX Zoning Meeting
Wednesday, April 8 at 7PM
11th and Moore St Entrance
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
March 2015 Beautification Committee Meeting
Tuesday, March 17th at 7:30PM
Neumann-Goretti Conference Room
The Whole Shebang – New Arts Space in South Philly
The Whole Shebang is a new South Philly creative hub that offers classes, workshops and studio rental. Class offerings will represent a wide range of artmaking, from movement practices to herbalism to interdisciplinary arts. Shebang is co-founded by dance artist Meg Foley and visual artist Carmichael Jones and is home to Foley’s dance think tank moving parts and to private artist studios. A goal of The Whole Shebang is to employ teachers who are also artists to help keep the vibrant artistic community of Philadelphia fertile.
Classes currently offered include an African Movement Diaspora Series, Barre Fitness, Anti-Absolutist Yoga, Developmental Movement and much much more. We will also be hosting a range of international dance artists to teach/create in our space. Their works will be presented in a series of three performances during the spring, so keep your eyes peeled for more details about that!
Go to thewholeshebangphilly.com, to register for classes, workshops, buy tickets to a performance, or for more information.