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What's Happening in:  Lower Moyamensing :  Whitman 

‘Cambodia Town’ has its own song, music video

We’ve talked about “Cambodia Town” on the Passyunk Post before, sharing news of new businesses like Boba & Co. and I Heart Cambodia and even talk about the plan to create a business association to bring together the community here.

To bring more fuel to the cause to formally dub this area as ”Cambodia Town,” there is now a song dedicated to this culture-rich neighborhood. Continue Reading →

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What's Happening in:  Passyunk Square 

South Fellini to replace Eclectic Expressionism on East Passyunk Avenue

Do you remember the Queen of Jeans sign that was posted outside of the former King of Jeans location last year? How about the Toynbee tiles you might still spot around the city? South Fellini turns these things and more of your favorite Philly-isms into t-shirts, pins and more.

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Photo of the storefront from November 2015.

Instead of ordering these items through South Fellini’s online shop, you’ll soon be able to visit them at an East Passyunk Avenue storefront. The business will be taking over the former Pookah’s Hookah & BYOB, otherwise known as Eclectic Expressionism, location at 1507 E. Passyunk Ave.
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What's Happening in:  Queen Village 

Cactus Collective finds permanent home on Fabric Row

A one-time pop-up shop is now calling Fabric Row its long-term location.

Cactus Collective opened in July, selling vintage and homemade items at 739 S. 4th St. Continue Reading →

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What's Happening in:  Newbold 

Newbold Neighbors Association to announce new name tomorrow

The search for a new name for Newbold Neighbors Association began in June when the organization asked the community for opinions on the neighborhood’s current name. Many residents were unhappy with how “Newbold” represented the diversity of the area.

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At NNA’s general membership meeting last month, members then voted in favor of a name change. As of Wednesday night, Newbold will be a name of the past for the organization.

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What's Happening in:  All over South Philly 

Survey shows pretty close split in opinions on Broad Street median parking

For the Democratic National Convention, the Broad Street median was cleared of vehicles. Some were so happy with the emptier streets, that they started a petition to make this a permanent enforcement.

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When we shared with you this news, the comment section exploded with a mix of opinions on the situation. New survey results of over 1,000 South Philly residents polled by The Philadelphia Citizen show a pretty close split of people for and against median parking.

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