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.

Latest News & Updates

Voting Has Started for the General Election!

There are many options for voting in this year's general election, including mail-in and early in-person voting. For more information, go to:

However you do it, don't forget to vote!


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Happy Hour Home Tour - November 9th

Join us for East Point Breeze Neighbors' 13th annual Happy Hour Home Tour (formerly called the Beer Tour) on November 9th, 2019! Hop from home to home while sampling food from South Philly restaurants, sipping ciders and beer from local breweries, and meeting your awesome neighbors. Tickets are only $45 and they support East Point Breeze Neighbors and our cleaning, greening, zoning, public safety, and outreach activities. We plant trees, hear zoning cases, and provide information to neighbors on crime and this fundraiser is what makes it all happen!

Attendees will be automatically entered to win prizes including gift cards from local sponsors!

Get tickets at happyhourhometour.brownpapertickets.com

  • What: 13th annual Happy Hour Home Tour
  • When: November 9th, 2019 at 5pm
  • Where: A.J. Appliance will be the first location, where attendees will receive a map of other locations.


Thank you to our sponsors!

Gold Level

Knickerbocker Logo Small


Silver Level

AJ Appliance LogoCouncilman Kenyatta Johnson Logo Small2


Bronze Level

H Smith Shop Onpoint LOGOMiss Kitty 's LogoUrban Village LogoRosario 's Pizza LogoRomero Pizza LogoSprouts LogoAttic Brewing Logo - SmallGroom _and _board _logo _animated -1JnaInsomnia Cookies Thirsty Soul LogoNewbold CDC-header -logoIronhilllogoDockstreetlogoVMarks The Shop LogoStarbucks

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Bloktoberfest This Saturday

The largest non-profit festival in Philly is coming to our neighborhood on Saturday! It will go from 12-8pm and will take place on Washington Avenue between Broad Street and 17th Street. For information about parking restrictions and plans for the event, please check out their website: https://bloktoberfest.org/

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A NICE Night - Get your tickets today to support Childs Elementary


When: Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 7 to 10 PM
Where: Circle of Hope, 1125 S. Broad Street, Phila., PA 19147

Get tickets here!

The annual fundraiser for Neighbors Investing in Childs Elementary (NICE) is an elegant evening to gather, socialize, and support public education. WGet ready to enjoy food, drinks, and dancing! Menu created by renowned local Chef Juan Lopez of On Point Bistro.  

A NICE Night will feature a silent auction with great donations from your favorite local businesses.    

Grab your early bird tickets for $55 by the end of March. All tickets after that date are $65. Please purchase tickets in advance. Note: this is a 21+ event.

To become a sponsor of A NICE Night or to donate a raffle item please contact us at info@nicephilly.org.



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2019 South Philadelphia Candidate Forum - April 30th

On Tuesday, April 30, 2019 East Point Breeze Neighbors (EPBN), Neighbors in Action, and the Point Breeze Community Development Coalition in conjunction with several other community organizations in South Philadelphia will be holding a candidates' forum.  This event will be held at Child’s Elementary School auditorium located at 16th and Wharton Streets from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

We are inviting candidates for Mayor, Commissioner, and 2nd District City Council. Please join us!

Organizations and stakeholders sponsoring this event include:

  • East Point Breeze Neighbors

  • Neighbors in Action

  • Point Breeze Community Development Coalition

  • South Philadelphia H.O.M.E.S.

  • Neighbors in Investing in Childs Elementary

  • Washington Avenue Property Owners Association2019 South Philly Candidate Forum v1


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Location Change for February 2019 Zoning Meeting


Dear Friends & Neighbors,

Join us for our monthly Zoning Committee meeting tonight, Wednesday, February 20th, 6:30-7:30PM at Reed Street Apartments on the corner of 16th and Reed. (Moved from our usual location at DiSilvestro Rec Center.) Don't let the snow stop you!

The agenda is below:

  • 1730 Wharton Street  - application is for ten (10) family dwelling in an existing structure
  • 1526 Manton Street - for the erection of a 3rd floor addition, a rear addition, 2 roof decks and a roof deck access structure on an existing attached structure; single family home
  • 1735 Federal Street – for a rear addition and a third story addition, one (1) roof deck and one (1) roof deck access structure to an existing two (2) story attached structure; for use as a two (2) family dwelling.
  • 1726 Reed Street – erection of a two (2) story rear addition to an existing two (2) story attached masonry structure 

** EPBN's Planning & Zoning Meetings are regularly held on the THIRD Wednesday of each month at DISILVESTRO REC CENTER **

As always, check the calendar on our website for all EPBN meetings and events as well as events that are of interest to our neighborhood. If you have any events that you would like us to consider adding to the calendar, please feel free to email us.

Want to get text alerts for meetings and more?

Text ‘EPBN’ to 77948

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