Opportunity piles up on Snyder Ave. as Superior Plumbing Supply plans to close

The Superior Plumbing Supply shop at 1218 Snyder Ave. will be closing at the end of September, according to the shop owner, who dished all about it when we went in recently to purchase a sidewalk grate. The phone number is already disconnected. If you’ve never seen the store, it occupies one

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Rumor Mill: Coffee shop coming to 13th and Snyder?

Not so fast. Remember the abandoned “South Philadelphia Shipping Center” building on the corner of 13th and Snyder Avenue? Well, it’s being renovated. After we posted about an architect’s office coming to Snyder and Juniper, we kept hearing rumors that a coffee shop was going to the 13th Street corner. But

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Abandoned 13th and Snyder building finally getting renovated

The abandoned building next to Nick’s Charcoal Pit on SnyderAvenue seems to be getting a facelift. According to this listing on Trulia, the building at 1244 Snyder Avenue was sold on Dec. 4 for $205,000 Finally some activity at 1244 Snyder Ave The old “South Philadelphia Shipping Center” sign is still

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Era Atomica being featured in a commercial

“NO STOPPING” signs were posted outside Era Atomica at 1726 E. Passyunk Avenue for Tuesday, Dec. 11. Turns out, Era Atomica is the site of a commercial for a Philadelphia-based Digital Filing System Company, NEAT. A fellow East Passyunk resident and local producer fell in love with the shop for

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Snyder Avenue medical supply store closes

Yikes. Not looking so good If you ever venture over to Snyder Avenue and Juniper Street, you’ve probably noticed (or didn’t) a small corner store selling medical supplies, Accu Care, Inc. The store windows often feature boxes, medical shoes, and, frankly, junk. But on Tuesday handmade signs popped up in

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Passyunk Christmas tree lighting brings out the masses

More than 300 neighbors and visitors poured onto the streets around the fountain last night for the Christmas Tree Lighting on Passyunk Avenue and Tasker Street. As we told you last week, the street was closed off to cars and the block surrounding the fountain was bustling with couples, families, dogs

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