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Tag Archives | East Passyunk Avenue

What's Happening in:  Passyunk Square 

Spotted: Queen of Jeans sign gets a permanent home on the Avenue at South Fellini

Now that the King of Jeans sign and building are gone from the Avenue, you might be missing that loved or loathed imagery.

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Photo courtesy of South Fellini.

Instead of the King of Jeans sign coming back in South Philly, Passyunk Square now has a permanent Queen of Jeans sign at the recently-opened South Fellini store at 1507 E. Passyunk Ave.

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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing 

A Man’s Image working to “cure the uglies” from a new location

Earlier this year A Man’s Image vacated its large location at 1709 E. Passyunk Ave. for the sake of a smaller and more manageable storefront.


Over the weekend the business celebrated its grand opening at 1841 E. Passyunk Ave.

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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing :  Passyunk Square 

‘Tis the season: Attend Singing Fountain tree lighting on Thursday

The first day of December is quickly approaching, meaning that the holiday season truly is getting into full swing.

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The “Miracle on 13th Street” has already lit up as a bright reminder of the holidays. The Singing Fountain tree is the next South Philly spectacle to see holiday lights. On Thursday, December 1, a tree lighting ceremony will be held on East Passyunk Avenue.

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What's Happening in:  Passyunk Square 

Lou Boquila receives two bells for ‘rediscover[ing] his roots and redefin[ing] himself dish by dish’ at Perla

In August Perla opened its doors across from the Singing Fountain, bringing some added diversity in dining options to East Passyunk Avenue. Now that the restaurant has been open for a few months, Craig Laban stopped in to review Perla, giving it two bells.


Owner and chef Lou Boquila received praise from Craig Laban for a number of elements of the restaurant, but ultimately Laban thinks that, “Boquila may well need to dive deeper into tradition and master those flavors first, before he can truly move forward.” The restaurant is an ode to Boquila’s late-mother and combines versions of dishes she used to prepare with more modern elements.

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What's Happening in:  Queen Village 

Village Taverna Greek restaurant replaces Imli Indian Kitchen in Queen Village

A new restaurant serving “Greek authentic food with Grandmas touch” has opened in the former location of Imli Indian Kitchen.

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Interior photo from Village Taverna on Facebook.

Village Taverna is now open at 769 E. Passyunk Ave., serving Greek dishes for under $20.

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What's Happening in:  Queen Village 

Queen Village hardware store named as one of the best in America

We all know that South Philly has some of the best restaurants in the country, but what about hardware stores?


Cohen and Co. Hardware and Homegoods has been in business since 1913. The long-standing retail store at 615 E. Passyunk Ave. has now been named as one of the best in the country from Popular Mechanics magazine.

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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing 

Vaping trend leaving East Passyunk Avenue

In 2014 the trend of vaping started to make its way to South Philly. Cloud N9NE opened on East Passyunk Avenue, another shop called E-Cig came to 10th Street and even more shops opened on South Street.

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East Passyunk Avenue‘s two vape shops are now closed. Does this mean the vaping trend is dying off?

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