Weekend events primer – May Day edition

Friday, May 4 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm. 3rd Annual Spirits & History at Gloria Dei (Old Swede’s Church), 916 Swanson St. Hear stories of the Swedish trailblazers now resting at Old Swede’s graveyard while tasting spirits matched to their life-and-times. Food & drink, story telling and jazz. Proceeds benefit the preservation

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Historical Commission’s Architectural Committee reviews updated Royal Theater plans

The development process for South Street’s Royal Theater has been moving forward slowly. The project was connected to developer Carl Dranoff until October, when he sold the property to Robert Roskamp, a developer with work in Florida and Chester County. Roskamp’s redevelopment vision includes the reuse of some of the

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South Street Headhouse District receives $525k grant for safety improvements

The South Street Headhouse District will soon be seeing $525,000 in safety improvements. Earlier this week it was announced by State Rep. Michael O’Brien that the district, which covers South Street and Fabric Row, would receive the grant money.

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Royal Theater will no longer be developed by Carl Dranoff

It has been a long process for the Royal Theater on South Street. The property has been sitting vacant for years, with plans for redevelopment moving forward very slowly. Now developer Carl Dranoff has sold the property which he intended to develop into 50 luxury residential units and ground-floor retail

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