East Point Breeze Neighbors (EPBN) is a non-profit civic organization established in 2007 serving residents, owners, and businesses in the Point Breeze area of South Philadelphia west of Broad St. to 18th St. and south of Washington Ave. to Passyunk Ave. In 2016 the organization changed its name from Newbold Neighbors Association (NNA).
EPBN strives to engage residents, support sustainable development, promote local businesses, and strengthen our community through clean streets, greening efforts, public safety, planning, zoning, and outreach.
We welcome all residents, property owners, and business owners to attend our general meetings, get involved with our committees, or help out at our community events.
Get your tickets now!
Join us for East Point Breeze Neighbors 11th (!) annual Beer Tour! This is a mobile party where you visit 5 houses in the neighborhood over 5 hours. Meet neighbors, drink good beer, eat food - all for $45/person. This is our major fundraiser for the year which helps support clean and green efforts and other organizations and projects in our service area. We hope to see you!
Tickets are available here: https://www.payit2.com/event/96552
Latest News & Updates
Posted Tuesday, October 31, 2017
In search of a new local hair place - with style? Look no further than 1242 Point Breeze Avenue.
H.Smith Shop is hosting an open house this Friday, 11/3 5-9PM.
Stop in for some food, music, and to see "Colors: A Portrait of Point Breeze," a photo exhibit by Robert Carter.
Learn more about H.Smith at hsmithshop.com.
Shaun Miller and H.Smith are huge supporters of EPBN's 2017 Beer Tour. Tickets are still available here: https://www.payit2.com/event/96552
Posted Friday, October 27, 2017
And we're sweetening the pot for those who purchase a ticket before this Saturday at 10am.
If you buy your tickets to the event by 10AM this Saturday, you will be entered into a drawing to win this awesome bath basket curated by a generous neighbor. The basket contains a bath bomb, two cold process soaps, one foot scrub soap, four beeswax lip balms, a small wooden soap dish and an exfoliating hand cloth. (see picture below)
This year we're going to have more beer, more food, and the same great neighbors! Have you tried Sterling Pig's Snuffler IPA or Conshohocken Brewing's Ease Up Saison? You'll have a chance to try these along with beer from about a dozen other local breweries. Also, come for Talutto's amazing baked ziti, Circle's pad thai, and other assorted food from neighborhood restaurants.
The Beer Tour is on Saturday, November 4th at 5pm.
If you haven't already, buy your tickets at https://www.payit2.com/event/96552
Posted Sunday, October 22, 2017
Learn 3 simple steps that anyone can use to help prevent suicide. You will learn how to identify risk factors, recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade, and refer someone to help.
Join the 17th Police District Advisory Council (PDAC) on Monday, October 30th, 2017 at the South Philadelphia branch of the Free Library from 5:30pm to 7:45pm.
Posted Sunday, October 15, 2017
Posted Monday, October 2, 2017
Did you know you can redo your backyard patio with pavers, partially subsidized by the city? Check out this beautiful example of a backyard garden makeover in Point Breeze.
In order to qualify you must attend a PWD Rain Check workshop and East Point Breeze Neighbors in hosting one this Thursday!
**Thursday, October 5, 7pm, at PEP (Federal and Broad)**
This workshop is hosted by East Point Breeze Neighbors, but anyone in Philly can come. To qualify for the city subsidy of Rain Barrels, Pavers and more, you MUST attend a workshop.
Sign up here: http://www.phillywatersheds.org/whats_in_it_for_you/residents/raincheck/signup
Posted Sunday, October 1, 2017
East Point Breeze Neighbors is excited to host our very own Rain Check Workshop, in partnership with the Philadelphia Water Department and the Philadelphia Horticultural Society. Rain Check is a program that provides subsidies to homeowners for stormwater management initiatives such as:
- FREE Rain Barrels and installation
- Downspout Planters
- Rain Gardens
- Backyard concrete removal and the installation of permeable pavers
In order to qualify for city susbidy, you MUST attend a (rather fascinating and interesting!) Rain Check workshop. Conveniently, we have one scheduled in Point Breeze this Thursday, October 5th, 2017 at PEP (Broad and Federal) at 7pm. Visit this website to sign up:
Thank you to Programs Employing People for allowing us to use their space for this event!
Questions? Contact our Clean & Green Co-chairs at email@example.com.