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Sidewalk Grant Program takes off

We’re excited to see our Sidewalk Replacement Grant start to make a difference in Northern Liberties! Four properties got new sidewalks recently, each receiving a grant up to $2,400 towards…
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Mural Art Hunt Starts May 28th

Looking for something to do in Philadelphia this summer? On May 28th we debut our brand-new, self-guided Mural Art Crawl. Northern Liberties Mural Hunt: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Street…
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Parking Surveys

Interested in understanding parking in the neighborhood better? Why is it such a challenge? What can be done to improve it? Below are some resources that tell the story. A the…
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The BID as Advocates for Business

By Gina Butler-Galliera, Co-Owner of The 700   My husband, Sean, and I purchased The 700, an original and long-standing Northern Liberties staple in late 2019.  We had grown up…
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BID Benefits: How I leverage BID services to benefit my business

By Dorthea Gamble, Owner, Trunc   What drew me to Northern Liberties in 1998, was the peaceful coexistence between races, cultures, and generations.  Full of artists, eccentrics, kind, hardworking people,…
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Thrillist: How to Support the Black Community in Philadelphia Right Now

Northern Liberties is blessed with some fantastic Black-owned businesses and it’s always exciting when the media thinks so too. Check out…
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Introducing: Bizzy Breakfast Series

Mark your calendars for every 3rd Wednesday of the month from 8:30 to 10:00 am for our new monthly business workshops. The NLBID would like for you to start the…
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Beat 2020 blues with some brews

By Molly Given, Metro Philly, December 29, 2020 Evil Genius has always been putting out very serious silly names for very serious beers, but now Philadelphians will have more of…
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“Become a Better Business” Bootcamp

In collaboration with the Community College of Philadelphia, the BID will soon be offering a Business Bootcamp this winter comprised a series of engaging webinars suited for both current and…
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Kaplan’s New Model Bakery

For over one hundred years, Kaplan’s New Model Bakery has been serving the Philadelphia area with delicious challah. Their bread is baked daily using quality ingredients. People visit Kaplan’s from…
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‘Tis the season to buy Black during the holidays

Jamyra Perry, The Philadelphia Tribune, November 28, 2020 For Kirra Clark, a busy mom of six and owner of Kirra’s Cakes and Beyond, the decision to join one of Philadelphia’s…
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Brunch, with a side of magic, is served in NoLibs

By Molly Given, Metro Philadelphia, November 22, 2020 The chilly winter months are rolling in, but the cold never really bothered Philly anyway. In Northern Liberties, the next two weekends…