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What's Happening in:  Queen Village 

Lucky’s Last Chance has opened a location in Queen Village

The Manayunk-based restaurant called Lucky’s Last Chance has expanded with a new location in Queen Village.

The former location of Kennett at 848 S. 2nd St. opened as the bar and restaurant last week. If you’re a fan of craft beer and burgers, this may be the new bar for you.

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What's Happening in:  Queen Village 

Royal Sushi & Izakaya has opened in Queen Village

A restaurant called Royal Sushi & Izakaya has been in the works for years in Queen Village. This spring, an announcement was made that Stephen Simons and David Frank of Cantina, Triangle Tavern and other bars and restaurant, would finally be opening this Japanese restaurant, a collaboration with Masaharu and Jesse Ito from Haddonfield restaurant, Fuji.

We are open! 5pm-2am every day. Food until 1am. Look for the red izakaya lantern.

A photo posted by Royal Sushi & Izakaya (@royal_izakaya) on

Over the weekend the restaurant opened its doors at 782 S. 2nd St.  Continue Reading →

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What's Happening in:  Queen Village 

Queen Village Shopping Center to be transformed with addition of 14 apartments above retail

The Queen Village Shopping Center at 2nd and Christian is currently home to a pharmacy, a cleaners, a 7-eleven and a Chinese food spot. Soon it could also become a home for some.

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Photo from Naked Philly. 

New permits that popped up on the location show that the building will be seeing a two-floor addition for use as apartments.

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What's Happening in:  Pennsport 

Petition started to save 80-year-old tree at 2nd and Manton

Plans proposed for 1212 S. 2nd St. call for a three-story trinity home to be built on a small, 14 ft. x 20 ft., lot in Pennsport. In order for that plan to become a reality, it “would force cutting almost half the branches [of an 80-year-old-tree].”

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Nearby residents have started a petition to block this development for the sake of saving the tree. According to those who started this campaign to keep this tree thriving, an arborist has assessed that if that many of the large branches will be removed, the shock could kill the tree, or it could otherwise become unbalanced and fall.

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