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Tag Archives | Carpenter Street

What's Happening in:  Bella Vista 

SoPhilly Spotlight: Plaid pattern kitchen floor edition

This week’s SoPhilly Spotlight is a four bedroom, one bathroom home located at 637 Carpenter St.

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With stylized details to highlight the personality of the space (especially in the updated kitchen), this 1,400 sq. ft. house is a charmer. For $400,000, this Bella Vista home could be yours.

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What's Happening in:  Graduate Hospital 

Get a preview of the future of Carpenter Green at a backyard BBQ event

Carpenter Green has been a work-in-progress at 17th and Carpenter for years now. Phase I was completed in the fall of 2015, and the rest of the project is expected to be completed in 2017 once funding is completely secured.

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While it will still be a while until Carpenter Green becomes a full fledged community space, you’ll have a chance to get a preview of the park with a backyard BBQ event that will be held there in June.

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What's Happening in:  Bella Vista 

First Pics: Function Coffee Labs now open at 10th and Carpenter

Bella Vista’s new coffee spot isn’t just a shop. Function Coffee Labs is just as the name would suggest: a lab.

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Owner Ross Nickerson has a background in engineering and physics and is bringing those scientific skills to the art, or science, of brewing coffee. Function Coffee Labs opened just last week, bringing a new kind of coffee service to 10th and Carpenter.

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What's Happening in:  Bella Vista 

Function Coffee Labs to open in former Down Dog Healing Cafe space at 10th and Carpenter

If a marriage proposal involves writing “marry me” in latte art, you know it’s a seriously coffee-fueled relationship. That’s the story for Ross Nickerson and fiance Megan McCusker, a couple bringing a new coffee shop to Bella Vista.

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This new business, to be called Function Coffee Labs, is taking over the former Down Dog Healing Cafe location at 10th and Carpenter. Function Coffee Labs is expected to open sometime in April, pending the results of a health inspection happening this week at the shop.

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What's Happening in:  Hawthorne 

Blatstein’s plans for Broad and Washington include rooftop village, 1000 apartments

Since the preliminary plans were presented for Bart Blatstein‘s project for Broad and Washington, plans have shifted. In 2014, two residential towers with as many as 28-stories and 210,000 sq. ft. of retail space were expected for the property.

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Blatstein’s development is now moving forward, with him seeking zoning variances for the site, and now unveiling the updated plans for this massive project. The plans for this development include 1,000 residential units, 143,000 sq. ft. in commercial space and 25,000 sq. ft. for multi-tenant office space.

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What's Happening in:  Bella Vista 

Down Dog Healing Cafe closes at 10th and Carpenter, plans relocation

Down Dog Healing Cafe has been located at 10th and Carpenter, directly across from Bardascino Park, since 2013. Not only is Down Dog a coffee shop, but as you can tell from their name, they’re into the practice of yoga, along with a foundation in Ayurveda.

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The cafe and Ayurvedic boutique is now closed at their current location, with plans to relocate in the near future.

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What's Happening in:  Bella Vista 

Spotted: Holiday-dressed concrete dinosaur statue with a social media presence

If you’ve walked down Carpenter Street between 6th and 7th Streets, you’ve probably seen this delightful little creature.

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At first it might just seem to be a decorated concrete dinosaur statue outside of someone’s home, but as it turns out, it actually has a social media presence too.

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