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What's Happening in:  All over South Philly 

It’s been a while…

We’re happy to report (pun intended) that the Passyunk Post has returned.  And, boy, do we have a lot to tell you!

We’re re-establishing our crack team of reporters to connect you with the latest news on developments, real estate, restaurants, events and other news from across South Philadelphia.

We plan to bring you some new features and introduce some fresh voices from our diverse communities in the weeks ahead.

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What's Happening in:  Passyunk Square 

Gennaro’s Tomato Pie to replace Da Vinci Ristorante on E. Passyunk Ave.

UPDATE: Gennaro’s will relocate to E. Passyunk Ave. from their Jackson St. location, The Insider confirmed through owner Mike Giammarino. “We’re not big enough to take reservations and too small for larger parties,” Giammarino said. The new Gennaro’s won’t open until “mid-2015” and will be BYOB offering courtyard seating. The future of the Jackson St. location is unknown.

Original: Well, this is a little bit of a surprise. Da Vinci Ristorante at 1533 S. 11th St. is “permanently closed” according to the restaurant’s answering machine.

Soon to be Gennaro's Tomato Pie (Photo: James Jennings)

Soon to be Gennaro’s Tomato Pie (Photo: James Jennings)

Gennaro’s Tomato Pie, the award-winning pizza joint located at 1429 Jackson St., has apparently taken over the building and will reopen there in the “first quarter of 2015.”

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