Urban Outfitters is about to go on a construction boom in the Navy Yard. The Inquirer reports that the home-grown company plans to refurbish a 250,000 square foot facility to increase its employment at the Navy Yard by 2,000 employees in the next several years.
Remember when Asian students were attacked at South Philly High? Can you believe that was four years ago? Anyway, the student who became an advocate for anti-Asian violence, Wei Chen, has been awarded a $50,000 peace prize to continue his efforts, reports the Daily News.
The Insider reports that after 13 years, L’Angolo at Broad and Porter streets is adding lunch service.
Zagat caught up with Joncarl Lachman last week to get some more details about Noord, the Northern European BYO coming to the fountain. Photo from Zagat’s blog Here are some highlights from Zagat’s nice Q&A (read the whole thing here):
Dew’s Deli, a Mediterranean-inspired deli/grocery/sandwich shop with some health-conscious sensibilities, opened a couple months ago at 1710 S. 10th St., across from Watkins Drinkery. 1710 S. 10th St. From the outside, the shop doesn’t seem to stand out much from
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