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  Block Party Permits Guide
Early submissions of block party applications enables the Streets Department to quickly process forms and to notify the Fire and Police Departments of all block party street closures in their districts.
Block parties can be great fun and an excellent way to promote community spirit.
In planning your block party activities, remember to make provisions to recycle all of the materials that are normally collected by the City.
www.phila.gov /streets/blockparty.html   (188 words)

  Block party - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A block party is a large informal public celebration in which many members of a single neighborhood congregate to observe a positive event of unusually local importance.
Block Parties were often held outdoors and power for the DJ's sound system was taken illegally from street lights.
The block party is closely related to the beach party.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Block_party   (234 words)

 Encyclopedia: Block party
Sociology A party is a social gathering intended primarily for celebration and recreation.
Block parties were usually accompanied by music, especially funk and soul music.
During the early 1970s, breakdancing arose during block parties, as b-boys and b-girls got in front of the audience to dance in a distinctive, frenetic style.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Block-party   (617 words)

 Western Block Party - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Western Block Party is a fringe political party in Canada founded in 2005 by Doug Christie.
The aim of the party is to promote the independence of Western Canada (i.e., the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba) from the rest of Canada.
He was a former leader of the Western Canada Concept, and this party is largely viewed as a successor to that party.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Western_Block_Party   (419 words)

 Block Party Entertainment
A block parties gives neighbors a chance to meet one another in a relaxed setting and promote community spirit.
Block parties are community event that requires family humor and a performer who can entertain all ages.
The block party entertainment should be light-hearted, and G rated.
www.mbd2.com /block-party-entertainment.htm   (348 words)

 Block Party Ideas
Being a professional balloon entertainer I have been performed at many block parties and have seen many successful and cool block party ideas.
Block Party Ideas #1 Kid crowd control - To insure every kid on the block receives a balloon or gets their face painted, I would suggest giving each house on the block a badge/wrist bracelet that identifies the kid as living on this block.
Block Party Ideas #5 In planning your block party activities, remember to make provisions to recycle all of the materials that are normally collected by the City.
www.mbd2.com /block-party-ideas.htm   (472 words)

 USATODAY.com - Relative calm marks annual Wisconsin block party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-26)
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — After weeks of fighting for their right to party, an estimated 20,000 university students took to the streets Saturday for an annual block party that has been marred in previous years by riots, a man falling from a balcony and sexual assault.
Police spokesman Mike Hanson said the street party was considered to be over at 8 p.m., with officers going from house to house to warn the hosts to end the festivities or face citations.
The city initially scheduled the annual party on its traditional day — the first Saturday in May. But students protested, accusing the city of being party poopers because the date fell on the night before final exams, and fought to reschedule the date for this weekend.
www.usatoday.com /news/nation/2005-05-01-party-wisconsin_x.htm   (770 words)

 Hideout Press: Block Party 2006
Upon arrival at the Block Party your ticket will be taken and a wristband will be put on your wrist which you will need to wear for the remainder of the time your ticket is valid.
If the block party is not sold out in advance, 3-day passes will be available at the gate on Friday for $45, and single day tickets will be sold at the gate each day for $20.
The party is taking place September 8, 9 and 10 in front of the Hideout.
www.hideoutchicago.com /press/blockParty2006.html   (1615 words)

 JS Online: This block party requires stamina
The block, they say, is an extended family of sorts, the kind of place where neighbors look out for each other.
Sue Kubiak (Susie, to the neighbors) says the party is as much an extended family reunion and homage to neighborliness as it is a birthday party for America.
The party is open only to those who live on the block and their guests.
www.jsonline.com /enter/gen/jul03/152705.asp?format=print   (1316 words)

 Block Party
Block parties are appropriate for all ages and part of the fun is providing the opportunity for children of different ages interact.
The key is to have a wide range of activities...some activities that are fun for young children, some that are fun for older children, and some that bridge the gap and can be enjoyed by all children and even adults.
Some cities allow residents to obtain permits to block auto traffic on the street and actually use the street for the party location (kids love being able to play in the street for a day!).
www.kidspartyfun.com /pages/themes/blockparty.html   (330 words)

Block Parties have become a tradition in Floral Park and to ensure the safety and well being of all concerned the Regulations listed below must be strictly adhered to.
Obtain the signatures of all residents on the block involved whether they are/or are not in favor of the block party (at least 75% of residents must be in favor in order to qualify for approval from the Board of Trustees).
Block Parties are primarily for the benefit of the residents of the block and their families.
www.fpvillage.org /v2000/blockpartyrules.htm   (636 words)

 Block Party
Obtaining a Block Party Permit is easy: Just download and complete the Permit Application forms and send them to the Patrol Operations Sergeant at 913-381 6464.
A Block Party shall not exceed the length of one block.
A signed petition by all residents on the block affected by the street closing is required.
www.pvkansas.com /police/BlockParty.shtml   (275 words)

 Ultimate Block Party for PSP Review - PSP Ultimate Block Party Review
Arrow blocks will turn all blocks in their path the same color once they are activated; bomb blocks will change all adjacent blocks the same color; and flush blocks will clear all like-colored blocks on the screen.
These magic blocks can be used simultaneously as well, and once you learn to use them to their full potential you can clear dozens of blocks at a time.
Ultimate Block Party is a fun and addictive puzzle game that will keep you entertained for five minutes or a couple of hours, depending on how much time you have to burn.
www.gamespot.com /6142055?part=rss&tag=gs_reviews&subj=6142055   (1338 words)

 News -- Block Party Postponed Indefinitely
The semi-annual Block Party has been postponed indefinitely because of the Alcohol Beverage Commission’s Wednesday decision to deny a liquor license for the charity event unless it is moved on campus.
Unless Block Party is moved on campus and the concessions made, it will not occur.
Stipulations of moving the Block Party onto campus include hiring a third party to check identification and serve alcohol, along with reducing the length of the party to three hours.
www.thehoya.com /news/092900/news1.htm   (683 words)

 LILEKS (James) The Bleat
This block breeds children by the dozens, it seems; there are always new kids, babies, tweens conspiring under the streetlight at the end of the block.
This year she toddled off holding her new friend’s hand, and when they joined the queue of kids at the moon-bounce unit, guarded by some block moms, I turned away for a minute to look whoever was talking to in the face.
The new owner isn’t at the party - she’s often away on business, but the man of the house had a gathering separate from the block party, and his guests have just left.
www.lileks.com /bleats/archive/03/0903/090803.html   (2026 words)

 IGN: Ultimate Block Party Review
The beauty of Ultimate Block Party is that it's a typically easy puzzle game to pick up and play, but the depth of techniques allow masters to go batty with chains and combos.
However, moving blocks around in the well can be tricky, as you have a square spinner to move blocks, so you'll always be moving whole sets of blocks with every twist.
Ultimate Block Party is choc-full of special bonuses for chains and combos, and as soon as you or your opponent starts doing well, the game goes nuclear.
psp.ign.com /articles/678/678154p1.html   (944 words)

 newtimesbpb.com | News & Features | News | Block Party | 2005-03-31   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-26)
She was the star of a team that scored 100 points in one eighth-grade game, beat Ramblewood Middle in another, and took home the county championship, just as she'd promised Coach Stearn.
One game, Sandora blocked a shot, recovered it herself, took the ball the length of the court, gave an opposing guard a wicked crossover and nailed a 15-footer.
The 16 blocks were a record; no NCAA basketball player, male or female, had ever blocked more than 15 in a game.
www.newtimesbpb.com /issues/2005-03-31/news/news.html   (3379 words)

 Aquatennial Block Party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-26)
The Subway Block Party is presented by Clear Channel Communications and the Minneapolis Downtown Council.
The Block Party is the kick-off event of the Minneapolis Aquatennial.
The 2003 Block Party was a phenomenal success and was attended by an estimated 60,000 people.
www.d-a-n.org /block.htm   (456 words)

 Block Party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-26)
Block parties have varied from a simple gathering of a few folks in a front yard sharing memories and beverages to elaborate, highly organized events involving dozens of streets in a neighborhood.
Be sure that emergency vehicles are able to enter the block party area at all times.
Block parties are a good place to discuss neighborhood concerns, but don't make your block party into a business meeting.
www.cityofowasso.com /block_party.htm   (571 words)

 Lakewood (Ohio) Block Party Guidelines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-26)
A Block Party application must be obtained from the Department of Public Works and be on file at least one week before the date of the gathering.
One person must be appointed to assume the responsibility and act as chairperson for the block party.
If an emergency vehicle is needed during the party, barricades must be removed from both ends of the block.
www.lkwdpl.org /city/party.htm   (338 words)

 Dave Chappelle's Block Party - Rotten Tomatoes
More than just a concert film, Block Party is a great look into the mind of a comedian, captured at the height of his success.
There are just enough provocative notes hit for "Block Party" to stand out as more than just a frivolous good time (though it can be enjoyed in that way as well).
Dave Chappelle's Block Party is a fairly disorganized film about a fairly disorganized concert, redeemed by the good feeling Chappelle sheds like a sunbeam on every scene.
www.rottentomatoes.com /m/block_party   (1075 words)

 Homecoming 2007: Block Party - George Mason University
To help you enjoy the Homecoming 2007 block party and basketball game without having to worry about driving to/from the Fairfax campus, shuttle bus service between Arlington and Fairfax will be offered for the first time this year.
The block party is an annual homecoming event where students, faculty, staff, alumni, community members, and guests can drive and park or walk into Lot K (note new location due to Patriot Center renovations), get out their grills, and hang out before the men's basketball game.
College Row is an area of hospitality tents at the block party.
www.gmu.edu /homecoming/blockparty.html   (802 words)

 Chicagoist: Hideout Block Party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-26)
Summer must be coming to an end because the Hideout Block Party is this weekend.
Chicago's hottest bands and some reunited legends are slated to perform this little party that grows in popularity every year.
Take the CTA, ride a bike, or take a cab because there's not a lot of parking available once the stage is set for the block party.
www.chicagoist.com /archives/2005/09/16/hideout_block_party.php   (296 words)

 Capitol Hill Block Party 2007 - The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper
Both bands play the Capitol Hill Block Party Friday evening at 6:30 pm (the Blood Brothers are also playing at 6:30 pm, but they’ve already been the Band of the Day).
The Block Star winner will get the promotion and tools to help them take the next step in their career, or at least get their 15 minutes of fame.
The Block Party was the first NW music festival to promote the Indie Craft Scene and to provide a platform for all sorts of local indie crafters to show and sell their work.
www.capitolhillblockparty.com   (3475 words)

 Block Party Guidelines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-26)
Block parties typically close no more than one block of a local service residential street, for small-scale parties such as neighborhood potluck dinners and barbecues.
There is no fee for a block party permit.
You can submit a request to your neighborhood association for liability coverage for your block party.
www.portlandonline.com /oni/index.cfm?c=33908   (411 words)

 Alex Anderson Quilts (AAQ): Block Party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-26)
Simply fax or snail mail me your favorite classic pieced patchwork pattern (a line drawing will do just fine) and the most popular reference name of the block, along with your name and where you live.
Please include a line drawing, name of the block, your name and the city and state where you live (also please include your e-mail address just in case we have a question).
Only the first person to submit a specific block will be credited with the submission.
www.alexandersonquilts.com /blockparty   (184 words)

 www.ANIMATIONBLOCK.com - Home
Animation Block commissioned this "green" public service announcement from David Schlafman to emphasize global warming education.
The opinions on ABP Editorial are not those of the Animation Block staff, these are independent thoughts owned and created by their writers.
The articles do not represent Animation Block beliefs, they are simply available for your entertainment in this experimental BLOG free speech setting.
www.animationblock.com   (135 words)

 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl - Block Party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-26)
Named one of the top ten places in the nation to ring in the New Year by USA Today, the Tempe Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Block Party is packed with excitement and fun for the entire family.
There is entertainment for the entire family at the Tempe Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Block Party, which has become a long-standing tradition in the Valley of the Sun.
In its 21st year as the place to be on New Year's Eve, the Block Party is a favorite of both the locals and visiting fans
www.tostitosfiestabowl.com /events/block.html   (434 words)

 1iota.com - event tickets, tv, late night, jimmy kimmel, carson daly, last call, abc, nbc
The Dave Chappelle Block Party is currently on hiatus.
A special neighborhood in New York will host the “block party” featuring artists: Kanye West, Mos Def, Common, Talib Kweli, Erykah Badu, Jill Scott, Dead Prez and The Roots with Dave Chappelle serving as the event’s master of ceremonies.
The block party will last from 12pm - 9pm.
1iota.com /show.aspx?sid=25   (278 words)

 Block Party Guide - from Partydirectory.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-26)
Poll your neighbors to gauge their interest in having a Summer block party.
Some block parties have each family bring their own meats and one dish.
At one block party, we invited the local fire department.
www.partydirectory.com /guide/theme031.htm   (344 words)

 mtv.com - News - Fugees —Yes, Even Lauryn — Reunite For Dave Chappelle's Block Party
Chappelle graced the stage to introduce the Fugees to a crowd that was expecting just a Lauryn Hill solo performance (see "Chappelle Throwing A Block Party With Kanye, Lauryn, Others").
The block party was his idea, a re-creation of the 1972 Wattstax concert in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles that featured R&B, soul and gospel greats of the era.
Fans wanting to check out the block party had to go through an intricate process that included registering online and getting e-mailed a secret location to meet in order to be bused to the concert site, which was also kept a secret.
www.mtv.com /news/articles/1491206/20040920/fugees.jhtml?headlines=true   (1093 words)

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