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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing 

Palo Santo Wellness Boutique opening in April on E. Passyunk Ave.

A combination yoga studio and boutique is opening in April in the former Jane’s Yarn Shoppe location at 1707 E. Passyunk Ave.

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Rachel Robles and Daniel Cordua are opening up this space, to be called Palo Santo Wellness Boutique. Robles is a designer, jewelry maker and healer and Cordua is a yoga teacher, massage therapist, artist and healer. Together, the couple hopes to make the space a wellness sanctuary to “help guide your personal journey of mind, body, and spirit.”

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What's Happening in:  Passyunk Square 

New restaurant from Gennaro’s Tomato Pie will be called Grace & Pat’s

In October we broke the news about Gennaro’s Tomato Pie closing up their current location at 1429 Jackson St. and replacing Da Vinci Ristorante at 1533 S. 11th St. According to owner Mike Giammarino, the plans have changed and the current location will remain open as Gennaro’s, but this new restaurant, to be called Grace & Pat’s, will open in this larger location just off of E. Passyunk Ave. and will serve a different style of pizza.

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The restaurant is paying homage to Giammarino’s grandparents, Grace and Pat, both in name and menu.

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What's Happening in:  Passyunk Square 

Triangle Tavern reopening very soon

After being closed for more than six years, Triangle Tavern is slated for a comeback at 10th and Reed. That’s right, the tavern will finally reopen in five or six weeks.

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Photo of the Tavern from June of 2014.

Back in June we spotted some movement happening on the location, but since then there has been no real sign of what’s to come beyond a liquor license that popped up in 2013 registered to Dave Frank and Stephen and Geeta Simons, the owners of Cantina, Royal Tavern, the Khyber and several other restaurants.

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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing 

King of Jeans sign being removed today, to be displayed at Provenance Salvage in NoLibs

Update: This post has been updated to include a statement from East Passyunk Crossing Civic Association’s zoning chair, David Goldfarb.

We’ve been following the King of Jeans building development for years and it appears that it is now officially the end of an era for the building. At about 11 a.m. this morning, we were informed that the sign is in the process of being taken down.

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Photo of the sign removal by Darren Fava

Goldfarb said in his statement that the sign will find a new home at Provenance Salvage in Northern Liberties.

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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing 

First Pics: Mesh Vintage is now open at 1926 E. Passyunk Ave.

A new vintage clothing and accessory store called Mesh Vintage is now open at 1926 E. Passyunk Ave.

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(Photo: Taylor Farnsworth)

The store, which opened on Black Friday, carries a range of different eras, mostly between the 1940s and 1990s, all for reasonable prices.

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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing 

First Pics: Amelie’s Bark Shop opens at 1544 E. Passyunk Ave.

A new dog bakery and shop called Amelie’s Bark Shop is now open at 1544 E. Passyunk Ave. The shop, named after owner Jackie Starker’s almost eight-year-old dog, opened for Small Business Saturday on Nov. 29.

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(Photo: Taylor Farnsworth)

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The shop’s name-sake dog, Amelie (Photo: Taylor Farnsworth)

The shop carries Starker’s homemade dog treats made in-house at the shop and handmade and recycled dog and cat products, many of which are made locally in Philadelphia.

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