The senior-living development next to the Italian Market, Cedars Village on Ellsworth near 9th, is finished and residents began moving in this month.
The affordable-housing complex, developed by St. Maron’s CDC, an arm of the little Lebanese Catholic Church at 10th and Ellsworth, built 64 units on the 22,000-square-foot lot, plus 25 parking spaces and a community garden.
New Dehli Hookah Lounge’s website promises it will satisfy you more than any other game in town: “Our flavors are specially selected to enhance the taste of hookah and to increase the density of smoke,” they say. “New Delhi Hookah lounge only use 100% coconut charcoal to maximize the time of hookah.”
Some good news for Philadelphians: Forbes says we’re pretty flexible.
According to a recent study by the business mag, the nation’s fifth largest city is its third best city for yoga, behind Seattle and San Francisco.
Through reader surveys, Forbes found that Philly residents are 42 percent more likely to break out into a downward dog or cobra than the general population. Part of the 58 percent still sitting at home? The Friends of Mifflin Square Park want to change that.
Another spring weekend, another set of block parties in South Philly (that’s three weeks in a row, maybe we should diversify).
Nah, these are worth it.
South Philly Tap Room, 1509 Mifflin St., is busting outside for a block party, it’s 8th annual wheat beer festival. More than 30 wheat brews will be flowing for only $3 a piece. Plus expect BBQ from chef Scott Schroeder and live music from West Philadelphia Orchestra, Adam and Dave’s Bloodline, Arrah and the Ferns, and Robotrippers.
This should be interesting: 730 Montrose St. #E costs $1.2 million, but it’s HUGE – the biggest house to be featured on SoPhilly Spotlight.
We don’t care for the Beige! Beige! Beige! everywhere, but it’s certainly luxurious and grand. And if you have that kind of money, we’re sure you will just spend another million to redecorate as you see fit.