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What's Happening in:  Point Breeze 

Point Breeze Pop-Up to open with Wheat Beer Festival

Just after telling you about the PHS pop-up garden coming to 9th and Wharton this summer, we have news about another pop-up beer garden coming to South Philly.

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John Longacre, owner of American Sardine Bar and South Philly Taproom, is transforming an empty lot at Point Breeze Avenue and Tasker Street to create a beer garden.

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What's Happening in:  Bella Vista :  Graduate Hospital :  Point Breeze 

Unsurprisingly, South Philly shines on the foobooz’s ’50 Best Bars’ list

We know it’s crazy to think, but the end of 2014 is right around the corner. As you know, the end of the year brings a bevvy of “Best of” lists.

Top Left: American Sardine Bar, Top Right: SPTR, Bottom: The Industry

3 out of 5 — Top Left: American Sardine Bar (via), Top Right: SPTR (via), Bottom: The Industry (via)

While it’s not always certain who will take the top spot, if the list pertains to food or drink, it’s a pretty safe bet that South Philly will feature prominently on each and every one. This time around, it’s the “50 Best Bars in Philadelphia” from foobooz, and South Philly takes three of the top fives positions. How’d we do overall?

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What's Happening in:  Newbold 

Developer buys old theater near 17th and Snyder, plans ‘game-changer’

John Longacre, the developer behind the ReNewbold development at 16th and Mifflin, has bought a former theater on Snyder Avenue, promising it will “lead a charge for revitalization”near 17th Street.

snyderLongacre says his LPMG company is still conceptualizing plans for the development planned for 1721-31 Snyder Ave., which he estimated to be about 12,000 to 15,000 square feet.

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