Beanstalk school to open later this fall at 729 E. Passyunk Ave.

The former location of Meredith Preschool and Nursery at 729 E. Passyunk Ave. is becoming another childcare facility, the Beanstalk School. We don’t have much other information on Beanstalk except that they plan to open later this fall and that the facility will be for children from ages 3 through

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First Pics: Believe children’s boutique opens at 1226 W. Ritner St.

A new children’s boutique called Believe has opened at 1226 W. Ritner St., carrying whimsical apparel and accessories for parents to outfit their kids from newborn to age 10.    The boutique carries a variety of items, including some basics like onesies and leggings, but with whimsical prints (think muscle

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The Giving Tree Child Center opening on Bainbridge

The Giving Tree Child Center, a new day-care center, is all but ready to open at 420 Bainbridge St., the former Life Management Medical Center. Director Natalie Renn says the center, which is for infants and toddlers, will offer enriching classes such as baby and me yoga, music and art. They will

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‘Sprayground’ opens at Shot Tower Rec Center

Queen Village residents can now cool off from the summer heat at the push of a button. Shot Tower Recreation Center was one of five locations this year where the city installed a sprayground (a playground with water sprays – get it? Spray-ground). Already a popular destination for children given

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First Pics: Cloth, a natural baby store, opens at 1605 E. Passyunk Ave.

Cloth, the natural-products baby store we were the first to tell you about in April, opened last weekend at 1605 E. Passyunk Ave. Neighborhood residents and husband and wife Shai and Angela Halperin had a son in 2010 and decided to capitalize on all the other cloth-diapered babies who were sprouting

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New dads meetup goes down at Watkins Drinkery on Thursday

In the mood for some adult conversation after spending most of your time baby-talking your way through meals? Then you’re in luck. A new group called South Philly Parents Resource Center is hosting a “Dads Night Out” on Thursday at Watkins Drinkery at 10th and Watkins, about half a block down from Fountain

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