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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing :  Newbold 

Spotted: Broad Street median oven edition

This episode of Spotted comes courtesy of a loyal reader, Jay Roth. Like that friendly neighborhood tipster, if you see something, say something – in an email to punk@passyunkpost.com.


There have been plenty of debates over the Broad Street median parking issue ever since the center strip parking was temporarily banned during the Democratic National Convention. Parking is such a hot topic issue these days that even kitchen appliances are getting in on the fun.

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In a mix of South Philly savesies and Broad Street median parking, we present you with the median oven.

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What's Happening in:  Queen Village 

Spotted: Bainbridge Green gets a colorful new sidewalk mural

While Bainbridge Green, the area between 3rd and 5th Streets on Bainbridge, is not getting redone just yet, the community space is seeing some smaller-scale updates in the form of public art.

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A new street art piece by Ryan Psota, or Lemon Sparkle Fantasy, is brightening the sidewalk of Bainbridge Green on 5th Street.

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What's Happening in:  Grays Ferry 

Spotted: Fencing now surrounding former Grays Ferry Pathmark location. Is a new tenant coming soon?

We just shared with you news of ShopRite’s plans for opening their new Whitman Plaza location in September. There might now be some more promising grocery store news for South Philly, this time at the site of the shuttered Grays Ferry Pathmark.

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Photo from Naked Philly.

Naked Philly spotted movement at the location, with fencing now surrounding the front of the store and permits showing construction work happening at the former grocery store.

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What's Happening in:  All over South Philly 

Spotted: Democratic National Convention donkeys installed around South Philly

The Democratic National Convention is coming to Philly at the end of the month, bringing tons of political action to the city. Along with increased activity, some improvements are also coming to the area, like the median mural being installed on South Broad Street.

Another one of the improvements is the installation of colorful donkeys throughout the city to represent the fifty states, along with Washington, D.C. and the six other U.S. territories. Those donkeys have been popping up around the city, including five at locations in South Philly.

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