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Hawthornes owners to match soda tax revenue to donate to Andrew Jackson School

The newly-implemented soda tax has outraged many with the increased prices on not just soda, but also other sugary beverages in the city.

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Not everyone is getting mad about the tax, though. Local restaurant owners Chris Fetfatzes and Heather Annechiarico of Hawthornes are making the tax a bigger initiative to raise money for the Andrew Jackson School.

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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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Target revealed as Blatstein’s planned Broad and Washington tenant, legal troubles continue for claim to property

Bart Blatstein‘s plans for his 32-story Broad and Washington development have been derailed due to some legal problems that have unfolded over the last few months. Between troubles with Hudson Realty Capital L.L.C. of New York. over claim to the property due to Blatstein’s failure to complete the $18 million purchase by an agreed upon sale date, and an appeal filed by residents in opposition of the development, things have not been moving forward quickly.

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Now Hudson Realty is taking things back to court, attempting to regain claim over the parcel of land to instead sell the property off to Midwood Investment & Development.

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Bainbridge Street ‘Kater Court Townhomes’ development finally moving forward

The project began in 2012, with plans for 22 homes for a former parking lot just off of Broad Street on Bainbridge Street. Some problems along the way caused quite a long delay in the building of these homes.

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Photo from Naked Philly.

Now a new owner, Alinea Capital Group, has stepped in to continue this development, now called “Kater Court Townhomes” instead of the original “Parke Place” name.

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Doggie daycare facility opening today on South Street

South Street is getting another dog-friendly business. Philly Dog School is opening their new doggie daycare facility on Monday, August 1 at 1216 South St.

The business currently has locations around the city in Fairmount, Northern Liberties, South Street West, Rittenhouse and Center City.

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Neighbors file appeal to further delay Blatstein’s Broad and Washington development

Bart Blatstein‘s plans for developing the large, vacant lot at Broad and Washington could now become even further delayed.

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Two neighborhood residents, Louise Hanible and Gwendolyn Toler, have filed for an appeal in opposition of the developer’s plans for a 32-story building with apartments, retail and a rooftop village.

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20 apartments, four single-family homes coming to Hawthorne development

The 1200 block of Bainbridge Street will soon be seeing some changes now that a project has been approved for the location by the Zoning Board of Adjustment.

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Rendering from Naked Philly.

One building will be renovated, while another will be demolished to make way for 20 apartments, along with a total of 4 single-family homes.

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