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What's Happening in:  Bella Vista 

Police seeking man responsible for pro-Trump graffiti

Yesterday we shared with you photos of pro-Trump graffiti seen around South Philly, on the former Meglio Furs location at Broad and Wharton, along with on cars and homes in Bella Vista.

Police have now released images of the unidentified suspect believed to be responsible for the vandalism. The suspect was caught on camera on the 900 block of 6th Street.

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What's Happening in:  Lower Moyamensing 

SEAMAAC awarded $500k grant for Mifflin Square, community groups teaming up to envision the space

Southeast Asian Mutual Assistance Associations Coalition received a $500,000 grant this summer for creating and implementing a plan for Mifflin Square, located at 6th and Ritner.


The community space represents a diverse set of residents, which is why this effort to create improvements and new programming for the park includes 17 organizations, ranging from the Cambodian Association of Greater Philadelphia to the LoMo Civic Association.

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What's Happening in:  Bella Vista 

Bella Vista’s Little Fish reopens after renovations

Little Fish restaurant at 746 S. 6th St. is looking better than ever.

A photo posted by thechizzler (@thechizzler) on

The seafood-focused restaurant recently underwent renovations, including some fresh coats of paint, new tables, chairs and countertops and more changes to the 24-seat Bella Vista BYOB. Continue Reading →

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What's Happening in:  Lower Moyamensing :  Whitman 

‘Cambodia Town’ has its own song, music video

We’ve talked about “Cambodia Town” on the Passyunk Post before, sharing news of new businesses like Boba & Co. and I Heart Cambodia and even talk about the plan to create a business association to bring together the community here.

To bring more fuel to the cause to formally dub this area as ”Cambodia Town,” there is now a song dedicated to this culture-rich neighborhood. Continue Reading →

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What's Happening in:  Bella Vista :  Queen Village 

How is a fresh food market exception being used to build a mixed-use development at 601 Christian?

The one-time community space at  6th, Passyunk and Christian has been in flux since the park was closed in 2013. Earlier this year plans were first presented for a new mixed-use development for the lot, but residents and the ZBA resisted based on height restrictions and a failure to meet an open space requirement.

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Image from Atkin Olshin Schade, via PlanPhilly.

Plans recently reemerged, with the developers using a special exception with the addition of a fresh food market that would move the project forward through the zoning process and allow for even more height than originally planned. Some residents are clearly not pleased with this, as we reported when Friends of Triangle Park launched a GoFundMe to raise money to appeal the zoning permits granted to this development. So how exactly does this fresh food market exception work?

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