25 Townhomes Replacing Cabinet Warehouse on 600 block of McClellan

By Sequoia Medley for the Passyunk Post The September 12th meeting of the East Passyunk Crossing Civic Association’s Zoning Committee was more crowded than usual. Neighbors overflowed the available seating at the East Passyunk Community Center. Although another property was discussed, most were there to see the presentation about the

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South Philly Food Co-op Is Alive & Well — and Busy As Ever

Note from the Editor:  a reader informed us that she’d heard the Food Co-op’s new store was being replaced by a deli. “Say it ain’t so!” she implored us. Well, we’re happy to report that it’s “Fake News: South Philly Edition”…  By Carolyn Huckabay, Board of Directors, South Philly Food

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Foodie Friday: Tasty bits to digest

There’s been a smorgasbord of South Philly restaurant news in the blog-o-sphere. Here are some links to whet your appetite, so to speak… Northwest corner of 12th & Morris gets a tenant! The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Michael Kline broke the news yesterday that something’s (finally!) coming to the retail space at

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Growth and consequences

We missed covering a number of stories while we were on hiatus.  Here’s the first of several news round-ups in which we play catch-up. The population of Philadelphia neighborhoods east of Broad Street have grown at a faster pace than neighborhoods west of Broad, including in South Philly, reports Curbed

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