The April 2012 EPX General Membership Meeting will be held on Monday, April 2nd, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Everyone is welcomed.The meeting will be held at the EPX CENTER 1729 S. 11th St (Enter at gate north of 11th & Moore St Neumann Goretti High School entrance)

Renee GilingerExecutive Director of the East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District, will be on hand to update neighbors on the Avenue’s comings and goings! She will also have tickets for the Flavors of the Avenue event scheduled for Saturday April 28th.   

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Saturday, April 28, Noon-4pm
East Passyunk Avenue, between Dickinson and Morris

Enjoy a true taste of East Passyunk Avenue from 21 of our award-winning restaurants, all offering samples of their signature dishes and drinks under the cover of a big top tent, making the event rain or shine! Outside of the Flavors tent, enjoy a free street festival with vendors, live music, and a craft market at the Singing Fountain hosted by Crafty Balboa. After Flavors, head down to Birra for a free outdoor concert featuring Cheers Elephant until 6pm.

This year’s participating restaurants are:

Belle Cakery * Birra * Cantina Los Caballitos * Chhaya
Chiarella’s * El Zarape * Fond * Fuel * Garage
Green Olives Café * Izumi * Kris * Le Virtù * Marra’s
Mamma Maria Ristorante * Ms. Goody Cupcake * Noir
Paradiso * South Philly Bar & Grill * Stogie Joe’s * Tre Scalini

VIP Tickets: Noon-4pm Including VIP Hour from 12-1pm
$50* ticket includes specialty cocktails and premium menu items + an extra hour in the tent with limited attendance

General Admission: 1-4pm
$30* ticket includes wine and craft beer

3:30-6pm: Free Concert
EPA & Morris, across from Birra

* Tickets purchased before April 20 are $5 off.

On-line ordering ends April 25. Tickets are limited so don’t wait! This event is rain or shine.

Proceeds from Flavors of the Avenue support EPABID’s public safety program – thank you for your contribution!

The April EPX Zoning/Planning Committee meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 25th from 7:00 to 8:30 PM.


INFORMATIONAL ONLY: 1646-8 S 12th. Use as restaurant with liquor license and proposed outdoor seating.

2000 S 10TH ST: Legalization of second floor and convenience store signage.

2008-10 S 8th: Combination of lot lines to create three story structure for use as six dwelling units.

1146 MCKEAN ST: Eat-in and take-out cafe; creation of two 2 bedroom apartments above.

1919 E Passyunk Ave: Legalization of entire space as restaurant, legalization of take out service, and addition of live entertainment and dancing.

The meeting will be held at the EPX CENTER 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 EPX CENTER is the middle building of the three located just north of the main school.

Have any questions or want to get involved? Email

2012 Spring Tree Planting

Want to learn how to plant a tree? If so come and EPX will teach you. We will be planting
many street trees through out the South Philly neighborhood. It is a great event and we can directly
see the results!! So please come an join us, we always need volunteers and tree tenders.

What: EPX and LOMO’s Spring 2012 Tree planting is here again!!
Where: South Philly High (Broad and Snyder parking lot)
When: Saturday April 21st 9-1pm
Gloves, coffee, and a few morning snacks will be provided to get you started, again dress accordingly

Have any questions or want to get involved? Email us at or contact Scott at

The April EPX Beautification/Environment (Clean and Green) Committee meeting will be held on Monday, April 16 from 7:30pm – 8:30pm at the EPX Center 1729 S. 11th St (Enter at gate north of 11th & Moore St Neumann Goretti High School entrance).

We will be discussing and planning our upcoming planting and general beautification events that are coming up in April. Please come support your neighborhood civic and help be involved in community beautification.

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

Philly Spring Clean-Up 2012 is right around the corner and we need your help to beautify our neighborhood! We will be doing some plantings around Neuman-Goretti High School, in front of the EPX CENTER and around the grounds. We need gardeners, laborers and anyone else in between! We also will be cleaning the surrounding streets, as well as the tree pits and pocket park on 10th St. The clean-up will be from 9am-1pm, but come for as long as you wish. There will be plenty to do and it is a great way to engage in your community and
meet other neighbors.

What: EPX Philly Spring Clean-Up 2012, our 5 consecutive year participating!!
Where: Neuman- Goretti High School, 11th and Moore Streets, enter thru side gate on 11th
When: Saturday April 14th 9am-1pm

Gloves, and coffee will be provided, so just dress accordingly. It might get a little dirty