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Attracting the best restaurants

Fountain Renovations Successful

Constantly improving our community

Bringing families together

Passyunk Avenue Revitalization Corporation

RESTARTS ACTIVITIES WITH THREE INITIATIVES

  1. THE RESUMPTION OF NEIGHBORHOOD SIDEWALK CLEANING
  2. A NEIGHBORHOOD GREENING PROGRAM
  3. THE RENOVATION OF ONE OF ITS VACANT PROPERTIES

                                                                                     


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Real Changes on East Passyunk Avenue

Post Leads to Real Changes on East Passyunk Avenue

One by one, the wonky intersections along East Passyunk Avenue are starting to be transformed into pedestrian-friendly plazas. If you’re a regular at Birra, Bing Bing Dim Sum or Cantina Los Caballitos, you better pay attention.

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Food delights on East Passyunk

Gastropub, dim sum, an artisan grocery & more...

In 1989, East Passyunk - the locals say "Pash-yunk" - is serving up a rare combination of new restaurant energy and serious quality. The affordable rents, intimate spaces, proactive neighborhood groups, had lured young cooks...

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Palladino’s on Passyunk

Palladino's has great respect in it's four-month existence

In 1989, Luke Palladino graduated from the Culinary Institute of America. He flew to Italy and learned much about the culture and cuisines of its regions. He opened Palladino’s on Passyunk, 1934 E. Passyunk Ave., in December.

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Philadelphia gains population

Philadelphia's population grew for the eighth year in a row

Philadelphia's population rose an estimated 4,245 to 1,560,297, the census found, aiding a trend that has helped reverse decades of declines. By the end of 2014, there were 34,291 more people in Philadelphia ...

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Palladino's in South Philly

Northern Italian with a chop-house twist

It is hard to imagine a need or niche that is left for another new Italian restaurant in South Philadelphia. But that didn't deter Luke Palladino, who picked up one of his prosciutto-wrapped, truffle-buttered bread sticks...

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Passyunk Triangle to be Rebuilt

Triangle at Passyunk and Mifflin to be rebuilt.

The Passyunk Avenue Revitalization Corporation, which was responsible for turning the area around the fountain at Passyunk and Tasker into a usable space, plans to take its methods to another triangle a few blocks down...

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Talking 'the Avenue' with Lynn Rinaldi

East Passyunk becoming such a vibrant restaurant hub

Lynn Rinaldi grew up on "the Avenue." Then she helped save it as a restaurant pioneer whose Paradiso helped spark a dining resurgence that has become the East Passyunk Avenue phenomenon...

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South Philly Red Gravy Cook-off

Sponsored by the East Passyunk Crossing Civic Association

It's true that you didn't have to come from South Philadelphia or be an ethnic Italian to win Sunday's first-ever Red Gravy Cook-off, sponsored by the East Passyunk Crossing Civic Association...

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East Passyunk is having a Restaurant Week

Restaurant Week Will Feature Specially Priced Menus

Now in its third year, the restaurant week will feature specially priced menus from 28 East Passyunk restaurants. These three-course brunch, lunch and dinner options are priced $15, $25 and $35 each...

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Chef Palladino's Newest Restaurant

Palladino’s on East Passyunk Avenue

“I’ve had my eye on opening in Philadelphia for a long time,” said Chef Palladino. “After searching for the perfect space and waiting for the right opportunity...I had been watching the culinary scene grow and thrive over the last three years

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Reign over for the King of Jeans

The King of Jeans Sign

The end of a reign rarely comes without death. But the King of Jeans apparently will have an afterlife...The 16-foot-tall sign evokes an era that precedes East Passyunk's commercial resurgence...

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East Passyunk Has Best Restaurant

50 Best Restaurants in Philadelphia

In a city where the eating is as good as it is in Philly, naming 50 great restaurants is a cinch. Naming the 50 best, and doing it in order? That’s tougher, but it’s what we’ve done here...

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Brigantessa Restaurant Review

Three Stars - Excellent

We expect a lot from restaurants these days. If they don’t transform liquids into powders or barrel-steep cocktails with homemade bitters, they’d better serve chickens that roamed freer than our children do...

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A new French flourish

Dining a la francaise is a la mode once again in Philadelphia.

Take a stroll down East Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia's buzziest dining strip, and you can taste any number of flavors that have defined the city's menu trends in the last decade, from craft cocktails to hipster Mexican...

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Good Taste: Chris Kearse matures and gains another bell

There was never any doubting the talent that fueled Christopher Kearse's artful modern French cooking at Will BYOB. But like many young chefs in the throes of avant-garde techniques...

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PureDesign florist shop to open second location at 1820 E. Passyunk Ave.

PureDesign florist shop is moving into the space at 1820 East Passyunk Avenue. Crews are currently working on the interior of the building, although an opening date is not yet known.

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What Millennials Want—And Why Cities Are Right to Pay Them So Much Attention

Millennials are something else again. Characterized, fairly or not, as competitive and driven, entitled and narcissistic, thoroughly technology-savvy, and more practical than ideological, they are finding their way in the world...

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RealtyTrac Heat Map Reveals Where the population is Going

Which counties are seeing an influx of millennials? Which are seeing rapid emigration? And where the heck are baby boomers going? RealtyTrac’s latest report answers these and other questions after analyzing Census population...

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Improvements Continue on east passyunk

Over the past decade, the East Passyunk Avenue commercial corridor between Broad and Dickinson streets in South Philadelphia has become one of the trendiest places in the city to shop and dine.

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Noord's First Year

Eater Philly sat down with chef-owner Lachman to talk about how Philly's changed since he lived here last, being a part of the East Passyunk restaurant boom, and all the most memorable moments from Noord's first year.

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Coming Attraction: This Fall

To match the East Passyunk neighborhood’s recent growth — new restaurants (from award-winning chefs), unique shops and awesome festivals...the space in front of United Savings Bank, is soon to be a multi-purpose space for all.

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Wonky intersection at 10th to be rebuilt

The city plans to spend several hundred thousand bucks to improve pedestrian and traffic flow at the hazardous intersection of 10th, Reed and Passyunk. Sam Sherman at P.A.R.C. said that the city is in charge of the project...

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