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Last Night Market of the year is tonight at the Navy Yard

This year, two South Philly Night Markets were added to The Food Trust’s summer and early-fall roster of events. The first happened under I-95 in Pennsport on September 1.

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The second South Philly event and the last Night Market of the year is happening tonight at the Navy Yard.

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What's Happening in:  Stadium District 

Philadelphia sports museum could eventually find its way to the Stadium District

Lou Scheinfeld, the former Flyers vice president, wants a sports museum in South Philly. The idea is an interactive facility that would bring a collection of Philadelphia’s sports history to the public.

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Streetview image of the Stadium District.

The project is in planning stages, but Scheinfeld is hoping to make this $20 million dream a reality in the same area that’s home to Citizens Bank Park, Lincoln Financial Field and the Wells Fargo Center.

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Check out a beer garden at FDR Park this week

You recently had your chance to grab some drinks at Jefferson Square in Pennsport. Now there’s a new beer garden popping up in South Philly.

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From September 1 through September 5, you can swing by the FDR Park at Broad and Pattison to enjoy drinks, food and entertainment thanks to the Parks on Tap program created by Parks and Recreation and the Fairmount Park Conservancy.

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What's Happening in:  Pennsport :  Stadium District 

Food Trust announces new Pennsport, Navy Yard Night Markets

Food options galore will be lining the streets of Pennsport and the Navy Yard for these newly-announced Night Markets.

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Night Market photo provided by The Food Trust.

The remaining events of the night-time food festival from The Food Trust for 2016 will be debuting in these South Philly neighborhoods in September and October.

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What's Happening in:  Stadium District 

What areas of South Philly are off-limits during the DNC?

From July 25 through July 28, about 50,000 people are expected to come into the city for the Democratic National Convention, happening at the Wells Fargo Center.

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Since the home-base for the convention is here in South Philly, some road closures have been announced for the Stadium District-area.

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Beer gardens popping up at Jefferson Square, FDR Park this summer

The South Street West Pennsylvania Horticultural Society pop-up garden won’t be the only beer garden in South Philly this summer.

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Photo of last year’s PHS Passyunk Square pop-up garden.

Earlier this year the Department of Parks and Recreation and the Fairmount Park Conservancy announced a plan to operate beer gardens throughout the city at various parks. Two South Philly community spaces will be transformed for a few days this summer for Parks on Tap.

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Necessary zoning bills passed for the Live! Hotel and Casino project on Packer Avenue

In October, the master plan for this new casino for South Philadelphia was approved, leaving the next steps to city council’s approval of the rezoning of the property at 900 Packer Ave.

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At City Council’s final meeting of the year this week, the two necessary rezoning bills for the construction of the Live! Hotel and Casino were approved.

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