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

Spirits & Suds with Santa Bar Crawl to visit 17 East Passyunk bars

Join in on the holiday good cheer with a bar crawl along East Passyunk Avenue.

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What EPA BID is calling their biggest bar crawl ever will travel through 17 bars in the neighborhood, with the opportunity to win a pretty big prize on December 16 .

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

Get into the holiday spirit with the Singing Fountain tree lighting this Thursday

Now that it’s December, the holiday season is getting into full gear.

The tree on last year's event, which drew more than 300 people. Pic by Austin Case.

Photo of a previous year’s tree lighting party.

The East Passyunk Avenue tree lighting ceremony at the Singing Fountain is happening on Thursday, December 3.

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

Spotted: New light installations are going up along E. Passyunk Ave.

Crews are busy decking the intersections along E. Passyunk Ave. with new decorative light fixtures.

The intersection at E. Passyunk Ave., Morris and 12th St. (Photo: James Jennings)

The intersection at E. Passyunk Ave., Morris and 12th St. (Photo: James Jennings)

Renee Gilinger, Executive Director of the East Passyunk Business Improvement District, told us that the the first round of installations, which are permanent, is taking place over the next two weeks.

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2nd Saturday Sidewalk Sale (and a 10-K) comes to Passyunk Ave. next weekend

In addition to the regular Second Saturday festivities on Passyunk Avenue, this month’s installment on Sept. 13 will have two new features: a sidewalk sale and an antique and vintage flea market.

(This story has been corrected from an earlier version.)

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About 20 boutiques and retailers will set up shop on the sidewalk along the avenue and at least 60 vendors will fulfill your second-hand shopping desires with special sales. Furniture, clothing and knick knacks are to be expected.  

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Parking meter price doubled on Passyunk; PPA exploring smart-phone payments

If you plan to park on the avenue for a couple hours, pack some quarters — eight of them.

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The price to park at a meter on Passyunk Avenue doubled from 50 cents to $1 an hour starting last month.

“Needless to say folks are not pleased,” said Renee Gilinger, director of the East Passyunk Business Improvement District. “I’ve asked Councilman [Mark Squilla's] office to request kiosks again. It was mentioned a few years ago.”

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

East Passyunk car show, street fair returns Sunday for the 9th year

The 9th Annual Car Show and Street Festival comes to East Passyunk on Sunday, bringing more than 140 classic and muscle cars as well as street vendors, circus performers, live music, outdoor bars and an expanded roster of food trucks.

Pic of last year's show from EPABID

Pic of last year’s show from EPABID

The East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District says that the free event will string along four blocks of Passyunk, from Broad to Dickinson,  from noon to 5 p.m. Twelve Passyunk businesses will be selling food and drink out front of their places, and 10 food trucks will set up to feed the thousands that are expected to attend.

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

Two cool events taking over Passyunk Ave on Sunday

The East Passyunk Craft Beer Day will come to eight Passyunk bars and restaurants on Sunday, the same day of the the Italian National Day Festival or La Festa Della Repubblica, which also coincides with the opening of the History of Italian Immigration museum we told you about last week.

Collage from Uwishunu

Collage from Uwishunu

The Craft Beer Day, part of the citywide Philly Beer Week, which starts tomorrow, will span 16 hours of specials, tap takeovers and other goodies. Continue Reading →

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