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You’ll no longer need to take a separate trip to the liquor store if you’re hoping to buy a bottle of wine getting your groceries at one South Philly supermarket. Now that PA law allows grocery stores to sell wine, a local ACME is getting in on the fun.
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If you take a trip to the store at 19th and Oregon, you’ll be greeted by a selection of wines, in addition to the already-existing beer selection.
T&N HomeMade Kitchen and Kay Kays Cakes are teaming up for a new cafe.
The former Relli’s Deli location at the corner of 19th and Ritner is being renovated for this new business, expected to open in February 2017.
Point Breeze Pharmacy is opening a new location.
South Philly Pharmacy will be celebrating its grand opening at 2101 S. 19th St., the former Prudential Savings Bank location, on Saturday, October 22.
The Concordia Group has been working to buy some of the city’s shuttered schools, including Point Breeze’s Walter Smith School and the Vare School in Pennsport. The schools first went up for sale in 2013.
The developer’s plans for Walter Smith include converting the location for residential use. Residents have been resistant of the plans in the past, but a tentative agreement has now been reached with the Point Breeze CDC to begin moving the process forward. This agreement would require the development of the Walter Smith School at 19th and Wharton to include space for the use of the community.
The community trying to save the 19th Street Baptist Church had a bit of a scare early this week.
A demolition notice was mistakenly placed on the 142-year-old building at 1253 S. 19th St., leading many to believe that this structure that was previously cited by the city for collapsing walls would be torn down for good. The notice posted stated the address of 1300 S. 19th St., which is not the location of the church, but for the auditorium of the shuttered Walter G. Smith School down the street to be demolished.
Some work is being done to the property on the corner of 19th and Catharine Streets, which means a new retail spot will be opening in the vacant storefront.
There’s been some talk of a nail salon opening in the location, but nothing has been confirmed.