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A new community green space is coming to Point Breeze

Just in time for spring and summer, a new green space is being planned for Point Breeze.

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Photo of the lot from the Pharmacy on Facebook.

The Urban Roots Collective has plans for a new green space at 20th and Wharton, behind the Design Movement home decor shop that opened in 2015.

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What's Happening in:  Point Breeze 

First Pics: The Pharmacy coffee shop/cafe opens at 18th and Wharton

A new coffee shop/gallery/music venue called The Pharmacy opened this month in a part of the neighborhood that could really use a coffee shop.

The Pharmacy opened last week, and it's unique for its art shows and live bands.

The Pharmacy, a coffee shop, not a prescription-dispensing place, also offers art shows and live bands.

Owner Gary Viteri said he opened The Pharmacy at  1300 S. 18th St. with the idea of bringing the community together through art and music as well as coffee, pastries, bagels and a handful of other breakfast and lunch items, many of them vegan. Check out the full menu here.

So, why this name? Before Viteri occupied the space, the building served as a medical office. The main room was a waiting room and there was a pharmacy behind the building where a doctor was selling illegal prescriptions, he said. The medical office was shut down and the building went to sheriff sale.

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