11th and Reed trolley tracks have finally been removed

Last summer it was announced that the trolley tracks at 11th and Reed, along with about 20 other intersections in the city, would be removed. The inactive Route 23 tracks have been a hazard to bicyclists and drivers alike for years now, since the trolley stopped service over 20 years

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First Pics: Function Coffee Labs now open at 10th and Carpenter

Bella Vista’s new coffee spot isn’t just a shop. Function Coffee Labs is just as the name would suggest: a lab. Owner Ross Nickerson has a background in engineering and physics and is bringing those scientific skills to the art, or science, of brewing coffee. Function Coffee Labs opened just last

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Function Coffee Labs to open in former Down Dog Healing Cafe space at 10th and Carpenter

If a marriage proposal involves writing “marry me” in latte art, you know it’s a seriously coffee-fueled relationship. That’s the story for Ross Nickerson and fiance Megan McCusker, a couple bringing a new coffee shop to Bella Vista. This new business, to be called Function Coffee Labs, is taking over the former

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SoPhilly Spotlight: $1.6 million Bella Vista home edition

This week’s SoPhilly Spotlight is a home with a hefty price tag. Currently on the market for $1.6 million, this “grand modernist residence” has 4,932 sq. ft. of space, including three bedrooms and four bathrooms. This massive former Lyric Theater and Southeast Ironworks building converted into a home is located at 816

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