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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:  Newbold 

Broad and Tasker musicians mural to be unveiled on Saturday

The new musicians mural is going up at Broad and Tasker behind Valley Green Bank this week to replace the deteriorating mural at 9th and Wharton. The musicians mural was designed by Eric Okdeh in a slightly updated style from the previous piece created in 2004 by Peter Pagst.

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On Saturday, October 15, the mural will be unveiled to the public.

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What's Happening in:  Passyunk Square 

New Passyunk and Tasker window installation serves as a reminder to vote

During the holiday season, the corner house at Passyunk and Tasker is transformed with window installations to show off some of South Philly’s history. Previous years have included South Philly’s celebrity past and photos of neighborhood residents decorating the windows of the three-story property.

While it’s not Christmastime just yet, residents Kate Mellina and Dave Christopher are at it again, this time with friendly reminders to voice your opinion in this upcoming election.

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What's Happening in:  Newbold 

Musicians mural to find new home at Broad and Tasker

The deteriorating musicians mural at 9th and Wharton is about to get a new home and an updated design. About a year ago fundraising efforts and the search for a location began for the mural of the likes of Frankie Avalon, Bobby Rydell, Jerry Blavat and others.

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The preliminary design plans and location have now been unveiled. Broad and Tasker, behind Valley Green Bank, will be the new home of the mural.

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