Deck the Avenue Returns: 13 things you should know

The holidays bring South Philly together on East Passyunk Avenue with a tree lighting, photos with Santa, QOTA, story times, and much more! East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District (EPABID) and Passyunk Avenue Revitalization Corporation (PARC) are again gearing up for a busy holiday season as their annual Deck the

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Luke Palladino files for bankruptcy. What’s next for Palladino’s on Passyunk?

Earlier this summer Luke Palladino announced that renovations would be coming to his East Passyunk Avenue restaurant, with a planned reopening date of September 9. What Palladino didn’t say was that the reason for the closure was due to back rent, leading to him being sued by the building’s landlord. Last

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New Executive Director named for Passyunk Avenue Revitalization Corporation

In November we found out that Passyunk Avenue Revitalization Corporation‘s Executive Director would be stepping down in 2016. Since Sam Sherman joined PARC in 2011, he has worked on development projects to create a better East Passyunk Avenue, with more than $6.2 million invested into the commercial corridor. Bryan Fenstermaker has

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Passyunk Avenue Revitalization Corporation’s Executive Director resigning in 2016

News broke yesterday that Sam Sherman, the Executive Director for Passyunk Avenue Revitalization Corporation, is stepping down in 2016. In his five years in this position, Sherman and PARC have helped transform East Passyunk Avenue, bringing the street to become the go-to destination that it is today.

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Completed East Passyunk Avenue gateway to be unveiled at upcoming ribbon cutting ceremony

We’ve been following the plans for the East Passyunk Avenue gateway project since it was first announced back in January of 2014. After a few month of work since the April groundbreaking ceremony, the completed gateway is ready to be unveiled at a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, September 10.

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Live music at the improved Mifflin Street triangle for remaining Passyunk Passeggiatas

Since May, Passyunk Passeggiata events have been occurring on East Passyunk Avenue every Wednesday, encouraging strolls down the Avenue with special offers at various retail establishments and restaurants. With only 5 weeks remaining for the Passyunk Passeggiata, the newly-improved Mifflin Street triangle will be adding some live music and fun

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