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February Business Digest

Updated: Mar 15, 2022

Welcome to our new mid-month Business Digest, an opportunity to celebrate and support the neighborhood businesses that make the Art Museum District unique, and share resources to help aspiring business-leaders grow.

  • Libertee Grounds, Eastern State Penitentiary, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art have joined as the newest members of the Greater Art Museum Business Alliance (GAMBA)!

  • Cicala at the Divine Lorraine, at Broad and Fairmount, was included in Philadelphia magazine's "50 Best Restaurants" list.

  • Solace Pharmacy at 1526 Ridge Avenue, Bar Hygge and Stone's Beer and Beverage Market on Fairmount Avenue were all included in the holiday Shop Local campaign.

  • Philadelphia magazine highlighted Thirsty Dice on Fairmount Avenue in their "Best Places to Play Board Games in Philly" article.

  • Sound Space Performing Arts on Girard Avenue was featured on Fox 29, and included along with the Barnes Foundation at 20th and the Parkway in The Philadelphia Inquirer for their unique classes to help neighbors be their best self or learn a new skill!

  • Read about the Philadelphia Museum of Art's new gift shops, featuring the work of more than 90 local artists.


Calling all aspiring business owners!

We are currently accepting applications for the first cohort of PhillyiHub North. The free six-week program helps current and aspiring entrepreneurs take their business idea to the next level, whatever their starting point. Those just beginning can receive assistance formalizing a business plan, while already existing business-owners can explore taking their business online, opening an in-person location, or hiring staff. Participants join evening, online classes across six weeks and receive expert advice and insight. Learn more and apply at


Share Your Business Love Note!

Throughout Valentine's Week, we're asking neighbors to share what they love about businesses in the neighborhood. Send your love letter via email to, or post on social media and tag @fairmountcdc and the business. We'll share our favorites and have a prize for one lucky entrant!

Whether your heart beats for brunch at Green Eggs Cafe on Girard, you have a crush on the cheesecake from Dessertcrazy, or can't live without Yoga Habit - shout them out and share the love for neighborhood businesses this week! 💞

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