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South Street Headhouse District receives $525k grant for safety improvements

The South Street Headhouse District will soon be seeing $525,000 in safety improvements.

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Earlier this week it was announced by State Rep. Michael O’Brien that the district, which covers South Street and Fabric Row, would receive the grant money.

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What's Happening in:  Queen Village 

New hair salon called X has opened on Fabric Row

There’s a new hair salon open for business on Fabric Row.

X: Cultivate Studio opened on December 7, bringing a new hair cut, color and styling option to 822 S. 4th St., the former Moment in Time doll shop location.

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What's Happening in:  Queen Village 

Ambra sets opening date for Thursday, September 29

Ambra, the 16-seat Italian restaurant coming to Fabric Row, finally has an opening date. While owners Chris D’Ambro and Marina De Oliveira didn’t manage to open the spot by the originally-planned target of the end of August, this new Queen Village restaurant will instead be opening at the end of September.

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On Thursday, September 29, the little restaurant at 705 S. 4th St. will be officially open for business.

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What's Happening in:  Queen Village 

Cactus Collective finds permanent home on Fabric Row

A one-time pop-up shop is now calling Fabric Row its long-term location.

Cactus Collective opened in July, selling vintage and homemade items at 739 S. 4th St. Continue Reading →

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What's Happening in:  Queen Village 

Ambra aiming for a late-August opening on Fabric Row

Chris D’Ambro and Marina De Oliveira made the decision to take over Southwark, reopening the restaurant in 2016. They revamped the space, while still maintaining the charm and attraction that the original owners had created with the restaurant. Now that Southwark is up-and-running, even receiving a two-bell review from Laban, it is time for them to express their own restaurant vision.

#ambraphilly testing, testing… #openingsoon @feltandfat

A photo posted by Ambra Restaurant (@ambraphilly) on

At the end of August, D’Ambro and De Oliveira will be opening Ambra, a small, 16-seat Italian restaurant at 705 S. 4th St. Continue Reading →

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What's Happening in:  Queen Village 

Get ready for cats and coffee: Kawaii Kitty Cafe is opening this week

In the fall the hype began for what could become the first cat cafe for Philadelphia. Now an opening date is set for Kawaii Kitty Cafe, which functions both as an adoption center and coffee shop on Fabric Row.

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Owner Kristen Eissler with her cat, named Beef.

On Saturday, June 25 the grand opening celebrations will begin at 759 S. 4th St.

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What's Happening in:  Queen Village 

The blend of old and new on Fabric Row

In recent years, Fabric Row has been transforming more than ever. Some long-standing fabric stores are closing, while other diverse options are becoming part of the community here. Not only are there new businesses, but over $1 million in streetscape improvements are brightening up the commercial corridor.

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B. Wilk Fabric. (Photo: Taylor Farnsworth)

With a mix of old and new, how are the generations of Fabric Row blending together?

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