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What's Happening in:  Pennsport 

ACME is opening in the former ShopRite location in Snyder Plaza

ShopRite recently moved from Snyder Plaza to a larger location in Whitman Plaza, leaving Pennsport and Whitman-area residents with less grocery store options.

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A new tenant has now been announced for ShopRite’s former location. In the summer of 2017, ACME will be opening in the storefront at 29 Snyder Ave. 

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What's Happening in:  West Passyunk 

Texas Wieners hot dog shop to reopen in November

When Texas Wieners announced a hiatus, due to a failed health inspection and the owner’s plans to sell the business, many regulars of the 93-year-old hot dog shop expressed disappointment.

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The shop at 1426 Snyder Ave. will soon be up-and-running again, under new ownership. Texas Wieners is aiming to be open as of November 1.

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What's Happening in:  West Passyunk 

93-year-old Texas Wieners hot dog shop has closed, should reopen after building sale

A long-standing Snyder Avenue business has closed – but not for good.


The building housing Texas Wieners at 1426 Snyder Ave. is being sold, closing the 93-year-old business until further notice.

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What's Happening in:  Pennsport 

Cafe opening in former vacuum repair shop near Front and Snyder

A new business called Valena’s Simple Cafe is coming to the former vacuum repair shop and “music spot” near the corner of Front and Snyder.

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At this time we don’t know much about this new business, but a “coming soon” banner is currently hanging outside of the location.

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What's Happening in:  Pennsport :  Whitman 

Snyder Plaza is getting a mural makeover

The Mural Arts Program has a big project happening in South Philly. Snyder Plaza is getting a colorful makeover with murals from four artists.

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A photo posted by Isaac T Lin (@tinwei) on

The box stores that occupy the plaza are already beginning to look less like a generic shopping center and more like a colorful destination. Continue Reading →

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What's Happening in:  Pennsport :  Stadium District 

Food Trust announces new Pennsport, Navy Yard Night Markets

Food options galore will be lining the streets of Pennsport and the Navy Yard for these newly-announced Night Markets.

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Night Market photo provided by The Food Trust.

The remaining events of the night-time food festival from The Food Trust for 2016 will be debuting in these South Philly neighborhoods in September and October.

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What's Happening in:  Pennsport :  Whitman 

ShopRite announces September 1 grand opening for new Whitman Plaza location

Last summer A&P filed for bankruptcy, forcing a number of the company’s Pathmark and SuperFresh grocery stores to close. Among the closures was the Pathmark located in Whitman Plaza.

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Photo of Pathmark from Mike Kalasnik on Flickr.

Once that large grocery storefront became available, the ShopRite located on Snyder Avenue decided it was time for a move. At the end of August, the Snyder location will close, with the new location at 330 Oregon Ave. opening just a few days later at the beginning of September.

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