Ground officially broken for East Passyunk gateway project

Since the plans were first announced for the East Passyunk gateway project back in January 2014, it’s been a hot-topic project for the avenue. After showing you the updated plans earlier this week for the area at East Passyunk, Broad and McKean, ground was broken for the project last night.

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East Passyunk gateway project set to break ground tomorrow, with updated renderings

A groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for tomorrow night on the gateway project at East Passyunk, Broad and McKean, which was announced with much fanfare in January 2014. The sparse plaza will be torn up to turn that little wedge into more-usable “flex” space, complete with what is becoming a common

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Steakhouse called Palladino’s to take over burned-out Colombo’s at 1934 E. Passyunk

A new restaurant called Palladino’s, being billed as an upscale steak and seafood house, will be taking over the old Colombo’s space at 1934 E. Passyunk Ave., which was damaged in a fire in August 2012. Owner Luke Palladino, who already owns four other steakhouses in New Jersey, including two

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Former Colombos will get new life as PARC buys the building

The boarded-up former Colombo’s, which was severely damaged in a fire in August 2012, is being purchased by the Passyunk Avenue Revitalization Corporation. PARC director Sam Sherman told us that the organization, which has renovated a number of buildings along the avenue, including locations for Fond, Noord and the forthcoming

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East Passyunk “gateway” to be rebuilt thanks to $500k grant

The sparsely landscaped triangle where Passyunk meets Broad and McKean will be torn up and redone this summer, creating a new public “flex” space and a much more attractive gateway to the avenue. Sam Sherman, director of the Passyunk Avenue Revitalization Corporation, said the William Penn Foundation awarded a $495,000

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