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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Streets Department Announces East Passyunk Avenue Intersection Improvement Project

Philadelphia Street Department: Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams announced today that work will begin Tuesday, May 30th on the East Passyunk Avenue and 12th & Morris Streets Intersection Improvement Project.  Construction will be performed in multiple phases and all modes of traffic will be continuously maintained, however, motorists are advised to

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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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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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Passyunk and Mifflin triangle project near completion

In April we told you about the Passyunk Avenue Revitalization Corporation’s plans to rebuild the triangle at Passyunk and Mifflin Streets. The pedestrian triangle now includes bench seating and outdoor chess tables, creating more community space in the area.

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