Newbold Brings back the Blues

The neighborhood’s Blues festival returns, featuring barbecue options and copious craft beer selections. There is never a dull moment in South Philly, and that becomes even more apparent when the spring and summer arrive. Hoping to strengthen community connections right before one season yields to another, the Newbold Community Development

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South Philly News Roundup

Progress in the 13/15 Neighborhood Bikeway Project has – surprise! – sparked outrage. As part of phase one, signage started going up. “You’re changing residential streets to be bike lanes,” said Girard Estate resident Jody Della Barba, “without telling the neighbors.” “I feel like once I cross Washington Avenue,” said

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Brewery ARS sets sights on December 17 opening

In just under two weeks, Brewery ARS will be opening its doors on West Passyunk Avenue. Dearest #Philadelphia, we are more than happy to announce that our grand opening will be on December 17th starting at 12 noon. We should have 4 #beers on draft. #christmascameearly #southphilly #westpassyunk #craftbeer #philly

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‘South Philly, West of Broad St.’ named as one of the country’s great beer ‘hoods’

East Passyunk Avenue is well-known as a destination for high-quality foods, but is West Passyunk and the general area west of Broad Street becoming a beer lover’s destination? A photo posted by SpySafeHouse (@timothylmayer) on Mar 12, 2016 at 1:41pm PST According to DRAFT Magazine, a publication dedicated to all

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Brew pub planned for Newbold? That’d be the second brewery for West Passyunk area

A neighbor tipped us off to some construction activity on the 1900 block of Bancroft Street in Newbold, and he says it looks a whole lot like a brewery is setting up shop in there. That’s two for this part of town we’ve heard about in one month. He said

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New West Passyunk brewery to operate ‘more like a small winery in France,’ aiming for May opening

Earlier this week we told you about a new brewery that would be joining the ranks of businesses popping up in West Passyunk. Brewery ARS has a lot of work to do before they’re operational in the location of a former auto repair shop at 1927-29 W. Passyunk Ave., but

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