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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing 

Cafe called Dante opening in Metro Men’s former home at 1615 E. Passyunk Ave.

The former home of Metro Men’s shop at 1615 E. Passyunk Ave. was snapped up just after the clothing store moved to a bigger location just up the block in September. Because of city permits, we knew it was going to be some sort of “prepared foods” place, but almost six months later, we’ve finally figured out what’s happening there.

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A cafe called Dante, named after owner Pasquale DiGiulio’s son, is shooting to open in mid April, opening early for coffee (6:30 a.m., La Colombe) and serving a breakfast and lunch menu for most of the day. The menu will change midday, and food will be served until probably around 10 p.m., DiGiulio said.

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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing 

Prepared foods cafe slated for old Metro Men’s space at 1615 E. Passyunk Ave.

The storefront at 1615 E. Passyunk Ave. won’t be vacant for much longer. New tenants have leased the space and filed a use permit for a prepared foods shop.

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1615, in the middle. Next door, the forthcoming Laurel BYOB is opening next month

According to the landlord, the prepared foods shop in question will be a cafe, serving breakfast, lunch, brunch, and of course coffee. “No noise at night, don’t worry, ” he says.

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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing 

First Pics: Metro men’s clothing store moves into bigger, badder location

Metro may have only moved a few dozen yards, but it’s a world of difference for the men’s clothier.

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The store’s new location, 1600 E. Passyunk Ave., opened this week with at least twice the space of the previous shop at 1615 E. Passyunk Ave.

Still on offer are top-name brands like Ben Sherman, Penguin and Scotch and Soda, as well as a complimentary beer, cocktail or other beverage while you shop. The biggest difference is that there is plenty of room to browse without feeling like you’re getting in anyone’s way.

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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing :  Graduate Hospital 

Link Love: Metro rendering, Entree bistro, land bank, St. Alban’s

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What's Happening in:  Passyunk Square 

Like free Scotch and discounts?

Talk about a great idea. For Second Saturday, Best of Philly men’s clothing store Metro at 1615 E. Passyunk Ave. is doing a free scotch tasting to go along with its 15 percent discount. They also offer complimentary beer and a peach mango cocktail to get you in the buying mood.

Other events this weekend include psychic readings at Black and Brew and a sweet and sour event at the POPE that’s part of the Craft Beer Express tour. Check here for a full list of Second Saturday events. Happy drinking!

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