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What's Happening in:  Newbold 

Broad and Tasker musicians mural to be unveiled on Saturday

The new musicians mural is going up at Broad and Tasker behind Valley Green Bank this week to replace the deteriorating mural at 9th and Wharton. The musicians mural was designed by Eric Okdeh in a slightly updated style from the previous piece created in 2004 by Peter Pagst.

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On Saturday, October 15, the mural will be unveiled to the public.

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What's Happening in:  Bella Vista 

New mural being completed above Morning Glory restaurant at 10th and Fitzwater

A new mural, featuring a coffee cup with eye balls popping out of it, is currently going up at 10th and Fitzwater, above Morning Glory restaurant.

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This street art is a piece by Nikolay Milushev and Plamen Veltchev, both Philadelphia-based artists with a focus on contemporary art. Continue Reading →

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What's Happening in:  Passyunk Square 

New location and funding being sought for 9th and Wharton mural

While hanging out at the new pop-up garden at 9th and Wharton, you might notice how much the mural featuring the faces of some of South Philly’s music and film stars is crumbling.

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Photo of the mural from PhillyMag.

The deteriorating mural across from Pat’s King of Steaks was originally set to be whitewashed this spring before the opening of the pop-up garden. Instead of seeing this vanish forever, a new South Philly location and funding is being sought out to relocate this mural in a timely manner.

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What's Happening in:  Dickinson Square West :  Pennsport 

UPDATE: Guinn mural at Manton Street Park & Community Garden to be ready by early November

UPDATE: The new mural will be dedicated on Nov. 15 at a ceremony at Manton Street Park and Community Garden from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. There will be refreshments available and guest speakers. Jane Golden, Executive Director of Mural Arts, is tentatively scheduled to speak. Artist David Guinn will also be on hand to present the colorful mural.

The park is located on the northwest corner of 4th and Manton St. in Pennsport/Dickinson Square West.

ORIGINAL STORY: Philadelphia artist David Guinn is installing a colorful mural that will soon overlook Manton Street Park & Community Garden (MSCG) on the edge of Pennsport/Dickinson Square West.

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Mural on Manton St. in progress (Photo via David Guinn)

Guinn told us that he is looking to have it completed “in the beginning of November.”  Here’s what it will look like once Guinn’s vision is realized:

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