Dog bakery/toy shop called Amelie’s Bark Shop coming to fountain building

An online natural dog-treat bakery is going the brick-and-mortar route across the street from the fountain. Amelie’s Bark Shop is shooting to open this summer at 1544 E. Passyunk Ave. Owner Jackie Starker says she’ll offer natural baked in-house dog treats, as well as eco-friendly pet products from handmade crafters. Starker, whose online

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Sign of the future at Karina’s – in the form of a Brigantessa liquor license

The tell-tale orange liquor license application has appeared in the window of Karina’s, providing some evidence of the BYOB’s move into new digs a stone’s throw away at the fountain. The move will make way for Brigantessa, an effort by the Le Virtu crew that will occupy both floors of

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More details emerge on Brigantessa, planned for summer opening on Passyunk

The folks behind the upcoming Brigantessa, which is planned for a summer opening in what is now Karina’s at 1520 E. Passyunk Ave., have already commissioned the handmade wood-burning oven that will be the centerpiece of the restaurant. The heart of the restaurant will be the centrally located wood-burning oven,

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Spotted: People of the neighborhood at Passyunk and Tasker

The relatively new tenants at the corner house at Passyunk and Tasker like the people in the neighborhood so much, they wanted to show them off to the rest of the world. So, they decided to do a photo set of more than two dozen Passyunk Avenue residents, workers, gadflies

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Fountan tree lighting happens tomorrow – and Santa bar crawl next week

With the remainder of turkey day leftovers funkifying in your fridge, it’s time to focus on the true holiday rush – all the Christmas doings along East Passyunk Avenue in the next week. Tomorrow night, the fountain at Passyunk and Tasker will be lit as the neighborhood Christmas tree (after it’s

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