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Via Bicycle relocating to Broad and Bainbridge

Via Bicycle has been located at 606 S. 9th St. for 20 years. The long-standing bicycle shop is about to make a big change, with the relocation of the shop and owner Curtis Anthony’s vintage bike collection.

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In the spring, Via will be opening in a new location at Broad and Bainbridge, according to Newsworks.

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South Street Headhouse District receives $525k grant for safety improvements

The South Street Headhouse District will soon be seeing $525,000 in safety improvements.

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Earlier this week it was announced by State Rep. Michael O’Brien that the district, which covers South Street and Fabric Row, would receive the grant money.

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Paloma Mexican Haute Cuisine to close on December 22

For about six years, Paloma Mexican Haute Cuisine has called Bella Vista its home. The French-inspired Mexican restaurant from owners Adán and Barb Cohan-Saavedra has been in business for even longer, totaling about 17 years.

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Due to a number of reasons, Paloma will be closing for good at 763 S. 8th St. on December 22.

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Third generation D’Angelo Bros. meat shop expected to close at the end of the month

Since 1910, D’Angelo’s Bros. Specialty Meat shop has been an Italian Market fixture. With no successor in line to take over the business for 67-year-old Sonny D’Angelo, it is time to say goodbye to the long-standing business.

Starting off a week of neon signs from the Italian Market with D’Angelo Brothers.

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The third generation shop at 909 S. 9th St. is expected to close at the end of this month.

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Fleisher Art Memorial plans to build new studio and gallery space

Fleisher Art Memorial, located at 719 Catharine St., is planning some big changes. Their currently location next to the newly-renovated Palumbo Park is currently a valuable community resource, but the organization is hoping to expand even further.

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Atkin Olshin Schade Architects rendering, via Philly.com

Currently Fleisher is speaking with developers to build a facility for art studios, galleries and office space of up to 16,000 sq. ft. on an approximately half-acre site south of the current location.

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Police seeking man responsible for pro-Trump graffiti

Yesterday we shared with you photos of pro-Trump graffiti seen around South Philly, on the former Meglio Furs location at Broad and Wharton, along with on cars and homes in Bella Vista.

Police have now released images of the unidentified suspect believed to be responsible for the vandalism. The suspect was caught on camera on the 900 block of 6th Street.

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