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