Proposals must clearly identify how funding would be used to address workforce challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic and/or exacerbated by long-standing racial injustice.
Learn more, including how to apply, here. The deadline to apply is October 28, 2020 at 3 p.m.
On Monday, October 5, the City’s Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO) will kick off the 36th annual Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week, which highlights minority businesses and the resources that help them grow. This year’s MED Week, October 5-9, will be entirely virtual, with a series of engaging events and activities to help support minority businesses in Philadelphia.
The Philadelphia Fire Department is hiring certified paramedics for one of the busiest EMS systems in the nation. In addition to providing excellent emergency medical care, the ideal candidates will be able to comfort patients; reassure family, friends and bystanders; and cooperate with fire and police officials. Paramedics in the PFD earn between $56,227 – $85,901 per year (effective July 1, 2020), with opportunities for overtime and promotions. The Fire Department’s motto is “Dedication + Service,” and members live those values every day in the City of Philadelphia. Questions? Look at our FAQs.
Effective Monday, August 10, 2020, L&I will reinstate the accelerated plan review program. The accelerated plan review program provides eligible permit applications to be completed within 5 business days.
Standard reviews are currently reviewed within 15 business days.
The accelerated plan review fees have increased to $2000 for building or combination permit reviews and $1050 for all other permit types. $350 is due when you apply and the remainder must be paid once permit is approved.
To apply, fill out an Accelerated Plan Review application and submit with your permit application.
Sep12EventClean Air Council Greenfest PhillyAll DaySeries of Digital EventsEvent
Clean Air Council Greenfest PhillySeptember 12, 2020All DaySeries of Digital Eventsmap
2020 marks the Clean Air Council's 15th annual Greenfest Philly and also the first ever completely virtual Greenfest on September 12-27th! Taking place over a 16-day period, Greenfest will continue to give environmentally conscious individuals in Philadelphia and beyond a chance to interact with climate leaders and experts, providing even greater access to a community of like-minded people, businesses and groups.
Sep14EventPhysicians for Social Responsibility Clean Energy and Health ConferenceAll DayDigital EventEvent
Physicians for Social Responsibility Clean Energy and Health ConferenceSeptember 14, 2020All DayDigital EventmapPlease join Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) Pennsylvania and Earth Quaker Action Team (EQAT) September 14 - 28 for their virtual conference on Clean Energy and Health.
This is a Nearly Carbon-Neutral Conference* where all presentations will be pre-recorded and available to view on-demand. By registering, you will be able to participate in a Q&A with the presenters via online comments throughout the two weeks.
Click here for details and registration.
Sep23EventPhiladelphia Environmental Film FestivalAll DayDigital Event
Sep21EventLookout for Lanternfly7:00 am to 7:00 pmWissahickon Environmental Center- Tree HouseEvent
Lookout for LanternflySeptember 21, 20207:00 am to 7:00 pm, 2 weeksWissahickon Environmental Center- Tree HousemapStop by the Tree House before your hike to borrow a fly swatter from our kiosk. If you see a lanternfly, kill it. The Spotted Lanternfly is an invasive planthopper that is destroying trees and vines throughout our region. With no predator, their population is rapidly growing.
This NOT an in-person event with Tree House educators, but rather a call for visitors to get grab a flyswatter on their way to the trails, and help us to control the spread of the spotted lanternfly. We look forward to the day when we can hunt lanternflies together or not at all because they are gone. Until then, we hope you are enjoying your days outdoors.
Please observe all Park rules and CDC guideline, use common sense, and have fun.
Questions? Email us at WEC@phila.gov
Sep27EventParks on Tap @ FDR Park12:00 pm to 10:00 pmParks on Tap - FDR ParkEvent
Parks on Tap @ FDR ParkSeptember 27, 202012:00 pm to 10:00 pm, 10 hoursParks on Tap - FDR ParkmapWe are so grateful to the City of Philadelphia for working with us as we create safe areas for people to enjoy, while also giving back to their city's parks. We now feel comfortable in our safety practices and are putting this originally mobile beer garden back in drive... and parking in a new location at FDR Park!
Parks on Tap previously would be located at the beautiful Gazebo overlooking Edgewood Lake. New for the 2020 season, the mobile beer garden will be located across from the public access golf course! Parks on Tap will be occupying over 50,000 square feet for guests to have ample space to enjoy the all of the natural resources, including fields and lakes, that F.D.R. Park has to offer!
Similar to our other locations this season, we will adapt to social distancing rules in order to keep patrons and employees safe, as well as other additional cleaning measures, ability for contact tracing, and other measures as prescribed by the City of Philadelphia and State of Pennsylvania.
We are excited to be accessible to another community of Philadelphia this season and invite you to join us opening weekend at FDR Park starting Friday, August 28th (weather permitting).
HOURS: Wed - Fri: 4pm - 10pm, Sat & Sun: 12pm - 10pm
DAILY SIGN-IN: https://www.parksontap.com/signin (helps us with contact tracing.)
SAFETY: Face masks are required to enter and must be worn while walking around Parks on Tap. They may be removed while sitting and enjoying the Park.
Parks on Tap is Philadelphia’s beer garden that gives back! A partnership between Philadelphia Parks & Recreation and FCM Hospitality, Parks on Tap was created to be a traveling beer garden throughout the city's various, beautiful parks all summer long. Proceeds from Parks on Tap benefit the Fairmount Park Conservancy.
Must be 21 to enter. All guests under the age of 21 must be accompanied by a legal guardian. Dogs welcome. You can also visit us this season at our Fairmount Water Works location, which will remain open. For more details about Parks on Tap visit our website: parksontap.com