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What's Happening in:  Queen Village 

Ambra sets opening date for Thursday, September 29

Ambra, the 16-seat Italian restaurant coming to Fabric Row, finally has an opening date. While owners Chris D’Ambro and Marina De Oliveira didn’t manage to open the spot by the originally-planned target of the end of August, this new Queen Village restaurant will instead be opening at the end of September.

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On Thursday, September 29, the little restaurant at 705 S. 4th St. will be officially open for business.

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What's Happening in:  Queen Village 

Cactus Collective finds permanent home on Fabric Row

A one-time pop-up shop is now calling Fabric Row its long-term location.

Cactus Collective opened in July, selling vintage and homemade items at 739 S. 4th St. Continue Reading →

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What's Happening in:  Pennsport 

The Dutch ‘another charming new entry’ to South Philly breakfast scene, receives two bell review from Laban

After Fourth and Cross closed in Pennsport, a nicely renovated restaurant space was left empty. Lee Styer of Fond and Joncarl Lachman of Noord and Restaurant Neuf decided the spot was perfect for them to team up for a new breakfast concept called The Dutch.

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The Inquirer‘s Craig Laban paid the restaurant a visit, giving it two bells. He applauds The Dutch for serving one of Philly’s more distinctive steak and eggs dishes, along with a pretty great eggs Benedict, but noted mixed feelings towards dishes including the banana pancake and the Dutch baby.

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What's Happening in:  Dickinson Square West :  Pennsport 

First Pics: French-style bakery called Creme Brûlée opened this week at 4th and Moore

The former Pancho Villa location at 4th and Moore has been replaced with something a little more sweet.

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Earlier this week a new bakery called Creme Brûlée opened in the storefront, serving a variety of fresh, French pastries to the Dickinson Square West area.

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What's Happening in:  Queen Village 

Ambra aiming for a late-August opening on Fabric Row

Chris D’Ambro and Marina De Oliveira made the decision to take over Southwark, reopening the restaurant in 2016. They revamped the space, while still maintaining the charm and attraction that the original owners had created with the restaurant. Now that Southwark is up-and-running, even receiving a two-bell review from Laban, it is time for them to express their own restaurant vision.

#ambraphilly testing, testing… #openingsoon @feltandfat

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At the end of August, D’Ambro and De Oliveira will be opening Ambra, a small, 16-seat Italian restaurant at 705 S. 4th St. Continue Reading →

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What's Happening in:  Queen Village 

Get ready for cats and coffee: Kawaii Kitty Cafe is opening this week

In the fall the hype began for what could become the first cat cafe for Philadelphia. Now an opening date is set for Kawaii Kitty Cafe, which functions both as an adoption center and coffee shop on Fabric Row.

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Owner Kristen Eissler with her cat, named Beef.

On Saturday, June 25 the grand opening celebrations will begin at 759 S. 4th St.

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What's Happening in:  Queen Village 

The blend of old and new on Fabric Row

In recent years, Fabric Row has been transforming more than ever. Some long-standing fabric stores are closing, while other diverse options are becoming part of the community here. Not only are there new businesses, but over $1 million in streetscape improvements are brightening up the commercial corridor.

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B. Wilk Fabric. (Photo: Taylor Farnsworth)

With a mix of old and new, how are the generations of Fabric Row blending together?

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