2nd Saturday Sidewalk Sale (and a 10-K) comes to Passyunk Ave. next weekend

In addition to the regular Second Saturday festivities on Passyunk Avenue, this month’s installment on Sept. 13 will have two new features: a sidewalk sale and an antique and vintage flea market. (This story has been corrected from an earlier version.) About 20 boutiques and retailers will set up shop on the

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First Pics: Volta Market opens with natural soaps and home products at 1439 E. Passyunk Ave

Another corner of Passyunk and Dickinson has been revived with the opening of Volta Market, which offers handmade soaps, natural household cleaning products and organic packaged goods like chocolate, mustards and snacks. Owner Lisa Volta opened her namesake shop last week — at 1439 E. Passyunk Ave., across from the POPE

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Dog bakery/toy shop called Amelie’s Bark Shop coming to fountain building

An online natural dog-treat bakery is going the brick-and-mortar route across the street from the fountain. Amelie’s Bark Shop is shooting to open this summer at 1544 E. Passyunk Ave. Owner Jackie Starker says she’ll offer natural baked in-house dog treats, as well as eco-friendly pet products from handmade crafters. Starker, whose online

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First Pics: The Soap Box natural cleaning-products shop opens at 616 S. 6th St.

The birds are chirping and the daffodils are blooming, well they’re supposed to be. Grumpy winter complaining aside, these rites of passage signal it’s time for spring cleaning. For those of you interested in green, chemical-free cleaning products to get rid of the salty winter grime you tracked inside, you

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