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What's Happening in:  Bella Vista 

Proposed medical-marijuana dispensary coming to East Passyunk?

When Pennsylvania put the word out that licenses to grow, process, and distribute medical marijuana was being considered, hundreds of prospective entrepreneurs and  dedicated professionals responded. With only 12 grower licenses and 27 dispensary permits being issued state-wide, many would be denied. However, after passing a critical zoning hurdle on March 20th, Jesse Coscia was granted permission to proceed with a proposed dispensary at 1125 E. Passyunk Ave., just blocks from the Italian Market.

Proposed medical-marijuana dispensary coming to East Passyunk
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What's Happening in:  All over South Philly 

10th Annual Philly Spring Cleanup

The 10th Annual Philly Spring Cleanup is upon us. Interested in volunteering?

10th Annual Philly Spring Cleanup
Residents (and visiting friends and relatives I suppose) are encouraged to do so through the city HERE or consult your local civic association. Several have organized their own clean-ups including Bella Vista Neighbors Association, Center City Residents Association, Grays Ferry Civic Association and Newbold Civic Association.
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What's Happening in:  All over South Philly 

Philly Loves Beer Madness 2017

Philly Loves Beer and Billy Penn have teamed up to bring you the only 2017 bracket that matters – BEER! Together they seeking to crown America’s best brewery (with a serious lean towards one of our local options).

Philly Loves Beer Madness
Featuring 32 total breweries from around the region and country, all seeded by their years in business and separated into four geographical regions, including: Philadelphia Suburbs Region, Philadelphia Region, Northeast Region and “Rest of United States” Region. Continue Reading →

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What's Happening in:  Stadium District 

Walk Against Hunger announces partnership with Thomas’

The Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Thomas’®, as in – Thomas’ English Muffins, for the 21st annual Walk Against Hunger to be held on April 8, 2017 at the Lincoln Financial Field.

2017 Thomas' Walk Against HungerLaura Wall, The Coalition’s Executive Director states “We are thrilled to have Thomas’ as the title sponsor of this year’s Walk Against Hunger. Their participation demonstrates Thomas’ commitment to ending hunger in our region and is an important boost to an annual event that raises critical funds for the area’s hunger fighting organizations.” Continue Reading →

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What's Happening in:  Passyunk Square 

Vybe Urgent Care facility has opened in the former Torre location on Broad Street

After 30 years in business, the men’s clothing store Torre Big and Tall closedat 1217 S. Broad St. in 2014, leaving a large vacancy in a prime Broad Street location. That building is now home to a new urgent care facility.

 

IMG_3309Vybe Urgent Care opened on Monday, January 30, bringing its fourth healthcare center to the Philadelphia-area.

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