Spotted: Broad Street median oven edition

This episode of Spotted comes courtesy of a loyal reader, Jay Roth. Like that friendly neighborhood tipster, if you see something, say something – in an email to punk@passyunkpost.com. There have been plenty of debates over the Broad Street median parking issue ever since the center strip parking was temporarily banned during the

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Pennsport’s South Helm receives two-bell review

Pennsport’s restaurants are on a roll. Very recently The Dutch received a two-bell review from Craig Laban, now another nearby restaurant has also received a “very good” review from The Inquirer food critic. This is a nice turnaround for these locations, which both were homes to different restaurants last year.

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1188 items checked out, 102 new cards issued at Free Library’s grand opening at Broad and Morris

In January of 2014, the Free Library at Broad and Morris closed its doors to make way for something bigger and better – the new CHOP Community Health and Literacy Center. That new facility was unveiled in early May, but the library was still empty at that time. At the

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Check out the new CHOP facility at Broad and Morris at upcoming block party

You’ve seen the progress of the CHOP facility being built at Broad and Morris, being transformed from a much smaller Free Library location to a huge facility with quite a few different community uses. Now here is a chance to check out the facility that opened earlier this month. The South

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