Wednesday, November 30, 6-8pm in the EPX Offices – 1729 S. 11th Street (enter gate north of main campus  of Ss. Neumann-Goretti High School, 11th and Moore Streets, then follow signs/luminaries!)
Join EPX Co-Chair, Darren Fava, the Bicycle Coalition and Community Design Collaborative for a lively discussion on how to make our streets safer for bicycles and pedestrians.
(Sponsored in part by the East Passyunk Crossing Public Safety Comittee)

Small Business Saturday
November 26

A recent survey says that 89 million people plan to shop small & local on Small Business Saturday this year – are you one of them? In support of this initiative, the Mayor has made metered parking tomorrow and every Saturday until New Years Eve FREE after 11am. Dozens of East Passyunk Ave businesses will be offering specials promotions for the day and American Express cardholders with registered cards can receive $25 back from many of them. Go to www.smallbusinesssaturday.com for more info.

Here are just a few of the specials you’ll find on EPA:

The first ever Scratch & Dent sale at Frame Fatale…. 30% off any regularly priced items at NEXT on the Ave…. Spa Day for $100 at Blush Beauty Bar, which includes mini facial, hairstyle, makeup application and a complimentary glass of wine…. $25 discount or 15% off your entire purchase (which ever is greater) & complimentary cocktails at Metro Men’s Clothing…. 20% off everything at N.R.S. Boutique & spend $75 or more and receive a free one-of-a-kind head band…. 20% off your entire purchase & a selection of great gift givers under $30 at Aci Nae…. 25% off all artwork, framed or otherwise, at Era Atomica.… new X-mas goodies at Nice Things Handmade…. $20 for $30 gift cards ($10 off) at Fuel…. Holiday Open House at Urban Jungle with free refreshments + any purchase of $25 or more gets you automatically entered to win a 4.5 ft Artificial Christmas Tree ($170 value)…. 20% off the entire store at Sweet Jane Vintage…. $25 for $30 ($5 off) and $50 for $60 ($10 off) gift cards at Black N Brew…. 1 Year Anniversary Party at Sticks & Stones, who will be tapping Troegs Mad Elf and have $1 off drafts, $4 well drinks, food specials and live music from 9pm-1am….

If you’re out shopping today, many of these sales start right now! Thank you for supporting your local businesses!

PLEASE PLAN TO ATTEND THE DECEMBER MEETING WHICH WILL BE POSTED SOON!
Happy Thanksgiving!

The November EPX Beautification and Environment Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 22 at 7:30pm.

Everyone is welcome.

The meeting will be held at the NEW EPX OFFICES 1729 S. 11th Street!

On the campus of Ss. John Neumann-Maria Goretti High School. (Previously the Convent of the Sisters of St. Joseph) The New Office is the middle building of the three located just north of the main school.

Have any questions or want to get involved? Email us at beautification @ epcrossing.org

Join with other EPX neighborhood seniors and be your own health and wellness champion!

Mark Your Calendars for the South Philly Review’s 2011 Health & Wellness Senior Expo! Your access to information on Aging and Living Well!

Mercy LIFE will sponsor the Health & Wellness Senior Expo on:

Saturday, November 12, 2011
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Mercy LIFE Broad Street Center
1930 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19145
Parking garage located on McKean Street.

The South Philly Review and Mercy LIFE invite you to join us for an enjoyable day of food, music, free health screenings, free giveaways, and much more!

Take advantage of these free services offered by clinical experts:
– Hearing Screenings
– Blood Pressure Screenings
– Health Education Information
– Raffles & Special Gifts
– Fit Testing

The 2011 Senior Expo will be educational and entertaining as you learn exciting new ways to stay healthy!
For more information, please contact Bill Gelman at 215.336.2500 ext.121 or editor@southphillyreview.com.

SPECIAL THANKS TO ALL THE “HOT SPOTS” WHO DONATED FOOD; IZUMI, NEW YORK STYLE BAKERY, TRE SCALINI, SALT & PEPPER, CHIARELLA’S, MAMMA MARIA’S, ADOBE CAFE, FUEL, STICKS & STONES, AVENUE CHEESE SHOP,  AND CANTINA LOS CABALLITOS!

THANKS TO THE VIKINGS NEW YEAR CLUB FOR THE USE OF THE HALL AND NEUMANN-GORETTI HIGH SCHOOL FOR THE FREE PARKING IN THEIR LOT.

THANKS TO WATKINS DRINKERY AND MANCINI CATERERS FOR THE BEER DONATIONS.

THANKS TO OUR MANY NEIGHBORS, FRIENDS AND FAMILY THE EPX AUTUMN REVUE IS SOLD OUT! 

EXTRA SPECIAL THANKS TO THE PERFORMERS WHO MADE THE REVIEW A HUGE SUCCESS! 

The song styling s of Ms. Jackie Damis, the mellow rock sounds of  Beatles cover band Newspaper Taxis, the hilarious antics of  Tongue and Groove comedy troop, The mellow-jazz of Cold Blue Electric and EPX  balladeer Joseph F. Marino!    

The November 2011 EPX General Membership meeting will be held on Monday, November 7th, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Everyone is welcomed.

This month’s guest speaker is City of Philadelphia Community Planner, Jennifer Barr. Ms. Barr is the Lower South, Lower Southwest and South District planner for the PHILALDEPHIA 2035 Comprehensive Plan.

 Also, if you need a recycling bin you can pick one up for free at this meeting.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD AGENDA

The meeting will be held at the NEW EPX OFFICES 1729 S. 11th Street!

On the campus of Ss. John Neumann-Maria Goretti High School. (Previously the Convent of the Sisters of St. Joseph) The New Office is the middle building of the three located just north of the main school. Go to the gate just north of the main entrance at 11th & Moore Streets and follow the signs that read EPX.     

SAVE THE DATE!

Please join the EPX Clean + Green Committee on Saturday, November 19th in planting dozens of street trees in our neighborhood.We will meet at 8:30 am at South Philly High School parking lot (on South Broad Street) where we will organize into teams and then disperse to tree planting locations.  The planting should take approximately 3-4 hours.

We will provide a light breakfast and all the tools required (including tree specialists) to get these trees in the ground.

We still need another 20 volunteers, please join us for EPX’s semi-annual community tree planting event. After the planting join your neighbors and have a few drinks and some great Tex-Mex food specials at Adobe Cafe 1919 E. Passyunk Ave!
This planting will be organized in coordination with four other adjacent civic associations, who are combining resources to plant over one hundred trees throughout South Philly!