Urban Jungle’s Pennsport location opens tomorrow, also testing prototype planter

The second location for Urban Jungle is set to open tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in preparation for the holiday season. We caught up with owner Curt Alexander, who told us the shop will be open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays throughout December selling ” beautiful Fraser Fir Christmas trees,

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Urban Jungle to open second shop on Water Street in Pennsport

It’s official: Urban Jungle is expanding to Pennsport. Owner Curt Alexander presented his plans for a second garden shop in front of the Pennsport Civic Association last night. “Our shop on Passyunk Avenue is bursting at the seams,” Alexander said as he explained the plans to revamp the space at 1721-25 S.

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QOTA comes with kick-ass prizes this month – dinner, wine and Urban Jungle gift card

The monthly Queers on the Avenue party heads to Urban Jungle this month, on Thursday Nov. 21, and this time, they’re really trying to lure you in. The Passyunk Avenue Revitalization Corporation is holding three raffles, and each winner will get a $75 gift card to Urban Jungle, a bottle

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South Philly’s Best of Philly winners – and there are plenty of them

Once again, South Philly represented a disproportionate share of Best of Philly winners in Philly mag’s August issue, which marked the 40th year the publication has been running this list. Some winners are not surprises, but they’re honors just the same. Then there are some quirky little winners like the

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Urban Jungle applies for loading zones, assuages neighbors about sidewalk, street use

The Passyunk Square Civics Association’s zoning committee voted unanimously this week for Urban Jungle’s application to create loading zones outside the store at 1526 E. Passyunk Ave. during store hours. The store also agreed to give plenty of room to pedestrians who walk through the plant-sale forest that blooms daily

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