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What's Happening in:  Bella Vista 

Via Bicycle relocating to Broad and Bainbridge

Via Bicycle has been located at 606 S. 9th St. for 20 years. The long-standing bicycle shop is about to make a big change, with the relocation of the shop and owner Curtis Anthony’s vintage bike collection.

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In the spring, Via will be opening in a new location at Broad and Bainbridge, according to Newsworks.

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What's Happening in:  Graduate Hospital 

Target could be a retail tenant at Lincoln Square

Just a month ago, the Lincoln Square development in the works at Broad and Washington received approval from the Civic Design Review. Things are continuing to move forward with the project, now with excavation beginning on the site and some more news about a potential tenant for the mixed-use building.

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Target is hoping to occupy one of the commercial spaces available at Lincoln Square.

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What's Happening in:  Newbold 

SoPhilly Spotlight: Designer-owned Broad Street brownstone edition

This week’s SoPhilly Spotlight is a 2,778 sq. ft. home right on Broad Street. The designer-owned brownstone is complete with 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and plenty of lavish details (have you ever wanted a separate space for an au pair or guests? You have it here).

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If you have $769,900 to spend, this home at 1630 S. Broad St. could be yours.

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What's Happening in:  Newbold 

Updated Cascia Center renderings feature scaled-down building height

Over the summer the plans for a Cascia Center at Broad and Ellsworth returned in a big way. Plans presented back in 2014 were for a single-story facility that would give St. Rita’s church additional space as a “peacemaking” facility. When plans reemerged after receiving criticism for not using the location’s potential, things changed in a big way.

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Since the summertime, the plans have been scaled back slightly. Instead of the height being about the same as that of the church, the mixed-use building is now proposed at five-stories.

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What's Happening in:  Newbold 

Kind notes and sidewalk art brings positivity to vandalism site

South Philly Co-op Playschool‘s parents and children, along with other area residents, have been taking to the Meglio Furs storefront at Broad and Wharton to spread positivity after last week’s post-election vandalism.

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The playschool spent Sunday drawing chalk art at the location, while others have been using post-its to spread messages like, “I stand with you against hate.” Continue Reading →

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What's Happening in:  Bella Vista :  Newbold 

Spotted: Trump-related graffiti in South Philly

The outcome of the 2016 presidential race brings us a new president-elect, Donald Trump. With the election of this new leader for the country, South Philly is seeing some Trump-related graffiti, including a swastika spray painted onto Meglio Furs and other acts of vandalism around the city.

“Trump Rules” and swastikas are just some of what has been appearing on cars, homes and storefronts. Continue Reading →

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What's Happening in:  Graduate Hospital 

Civic Design Review votes in support of Lincoln Square

The mixed-use development from the Alterra Group being planned for Broad and Washington received support from the Civic Design Review earlier this week, but not without a few critiques.

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The Lincoln Square project is expected to include nine-stories and 322 apartments, with a mix of retail tenants on the ground floor, and even a grocery store being planned for the historic train shed.

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