East Point Breeze Neighbors News

New Point Breeze Ave. Barber Shop Hosting Open House Friday

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



Beer Tour Coming Up Next Weekend!

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


Suicide Prevention Training - October 30, 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.

Suicide Prevention


Confirmed Beer Tour Brewery Donations

Donations are still coming in, but here are the confirmed donations. Thanks to all of our awesome beer sponsors!

Confirmed breweries include: Crime & Punishment BrewingPoint Breeze BrewingVictory BeerRoy-Pitz Brewing CompanyNewburgh Brewing CompanyYards Brewing Co.Sterling Pig Beer, and Urban Village Brewing Company.

Buy your tickets now!! https://www.payit2.com/event/96552


Tired of Your Backyard Patio? Put in Pavers!

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.

Himanshu 's Garden

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



PWD Rain Check Workshop at Broad & Federal on Thursday!

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 clean@epbneighbors.org.

PWD Rain Check Examples