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August Community Digest

Updated: Aug 2, 2023

This month we're excited to celebrate the return of Parks on Tap to Lemon Hill, and Second Saturday on Girard Avenue. Fairmount CDC is hosting a forum for GAMBA members with the new district council candidate and we are eager to share State Representative Donna Bullock's roundtable in honor of Black Business Month. In between trips to the pool and beach, we hope you'll join us in supporting the many local businesses who make our community unique - read below for deals and specials from our members, as well as more details on all the upcoming events.


Second Saturday

Save the date: August 12 and plan to join us for Second Saturday on Girard Avenue. Full lineup coming soon!


Join Us!

Register here to join this conversation 5th District City Council candidate, Jeffrey Young, Jr. Esq.


RSVP by Thursday, August 10th to Najiallah Muhammad at


Visit Parks on Tap at Lemon Hill Wednesday August 9-13. Learn more here.


GAMBA Spotlights

We are highlighting two Greater Art Museum Business Alliance (GAMBA) members this month!

Retro Fitness

Retro Fitness is a health club located at 1500 Spring Garden Street bringing high energy workouts and results to Philadelphia, and owned by Fairmount resident, Bob Polizzano.

Read more about how Bob's dad inspired him to open Retro Fitness and the exciting $0 enrollment, $0 first month promotion going on now!


WaterWorks Cider & Beer Garden

Waterworks Cider and Beer Garden, located at 640 Waterworks Drive, is bringing locally brewed cider and beer to the Philadelphia area!

Read more about their special offerings, free popcorn, games and how a portion of every beverage sold is donated to Cosmic Foundation, providing support for people with disabilities.


Deals, Specials & Announcements

Click here to see all the latest deals, specials & announcements from your favorite Art Museum District businesses!


Neighborhood Job Openings

View our Neighborhood Job Board to see the latest job opportunities in the Art Museum District.


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