Progress in the 13/15 Neighborhood Bikeway Project has – surprise! – sparked outrage. As part of phase one, signage started going up.
“You’re changing residential streets to be bike lanes,” said Girard Estate resident Jody Della Barba, “without telling the neighbors.”
“I feel like once I cross Washington Avenue,” said cyclist Kate Mundie, who lives in South Philly east of Broad, “there’s this level of anger that just comes out.”
Mark Dent has more on this story here.
Back to Jody Della Barba. She also been a part of that whole “Parking Down the Middle of Broad Street: Yay-or-Nay Fest 2017”. The former secretary of Frank Rizzo wants it to stay a parking lot. even though she lives at least six blocks away from the action.
Craig LaBan posted a great review of Brewery ARS. If you haven’t been there yet – make time this weekend. They make some great brews.
There was a changing of the guards at Brigantessa and Le Virtu. Chef Joe Cicala is out.
An Indonesian BYOB just opened up. It’s located where Sky Cafe used to be (I loved that place).