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What's Happening in:  Newbold 

Mural Arts Program hosting public paint day event for new Musicians Mural

The original musicians mural at 9th and Wharton has been deteriorating for years now. Fundraising began last year and the mural is now getting an updated design and a new location behind the Valley Green Bank at Broad and Tasker.

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On Saturday, the artist behind the mural, Eric Okdeh, will be leading a paint day event to get the community involved with the neighborhood’s new mural.

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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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What's Happening in:  Newbold :  Point Breeze 

Valley Green Bank’s dramatic transformation takes Best Overall Design at ‘Storefront Challenge’

The South Philadelphia branch of Valley Green Bank opened last June and instantly rejuvenated the corner of Broad and Tasker St. with bright colors and welcoming windows.

The revamped Valley Green Bank.

The revamped Valley Green Bank.

Last week, Valley Green Bank and Metcalfe Architecture & Design took home the honor of “Best Overall Design” in the 2014 Storefront Challenge from The City of Philadelphia Commerce Department and the Community Design Collaborative. Not too shabby when you recall what it replaced.

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What's Happening in:  Newbold :  Point Breeze 

Valley Green Bank opens today at Broad and Tasker

The Valley Green Bank branch that has been under construction at Broad and Tasker since late last year is holding a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate its opening today.

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The bank says student musicians from Philadelphia High School for the Creative and Performing Arts and from Mastery Thomas Elementary Charter School will perform at the ceremony, which begins at 10:30 a.m. Mayor Nutter and other local politicians also were scheduled to attend.

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What's Happening in:  Newbold :  Point Breeze 

Valley Green Bank coming to Broad and Tasker

The former South Philly WIC office at Broad and Tasker will become a Valley Green Bank branch, the Philadelphia Business Journal reported. The WIC office closed last year and moved to the new building at Broad and Federal.

From Streetview. Why did Google blur out Frank Guarrera?

Valley Green CEO Jay Goldstein said [there is] a strong book of small business clients in South Philadelphia and the bank also has two relatively new business producers who also have connections there.

The paper reported that the bank wanted off-street parking in a location, which this office has. It was actually being marketed as a possible bank branch, so kudos to that real-estate agent.

Thanks to a reader who tipped us off to this story. Have a tip or question for us? Email punk@passyunkpost.com.

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