Neighborhood News and Notes
The holiday season is quickly approaching! We are gathering special offers and ways to support community businesses while shopping - if you are a business-owner, share your plans for December and Small Business Saturday in this survey so we can share with the neighborhood. Our work across the Art Museum District is made possible by your support. We are grateful for the restaurants and businesses participating in this week's Taste of Fairmount event, sharing special food and drink samples and contributing to our raffle, as well as the partners and neighbors sponsoring the event. Read below for more on those businesses. Lastly, look out for more on a new event - the Girard Avenue Second Saturday Stroll - coming to the neighborhood December 10. Have a great week!
Taste of Fairmount Returns this Thursday!
We have an amazing lineup of restaurants sharing more than 20 samples of dishes and beverages for Thursday's Taste of Fairmount from 6-9pm at the Divine Lorraine!
Guests will vote for their favorites in four categories: Signature Dish, Dessert, Vegetarian/Gluten-Free Dish and Beverage!
Single and double tickets are now sold out, but Friend of Fairmount tickets remain.
Many thanks to all the participants and sponsors for help making our annual fundraiser a success - State Representative Donna Bullock, Univest Financial, Mint House and 7C Communications - as well as all the neighborhood businesses that have contributed to our raffle: 2637 Brew, 4Ever Young, Action Karate, Ali’s Wagon, BalletX, Bar Hygge, Brewerytown Bakery, Cerulean Arts Gallery & Studio, CoreFitness, Cultivaire Plant Store, Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site, Fare, Jack's Firehouse, Lather Hair Studio, Libertee Grounds, Muse Yoga, Nectar Juice Co., Retro Fitness, Rybread and rybrew, Shevys Babka Paradise, Small World Seafood, Stone's Beer & Beverage Market, underground concepts. and Yoga Habit.
Happy Birthday Kayuh Bicycles & Cafe!
🎉YOU'RE INVITED!🎉 to Kayuh's 10th Birthday Party and Open Mic! 🎂🎤
🕦November 19, 2022 from 5-8pm
📍Kayuh Bicycles and Café, 1900 W Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19130
Come celebrate 10 years of expert mechanics, great coffee, and good vibes at a relaxed open mic and Thanksgiving-themed gathering. Our spring open mic was a blast and we're excited for another! The cafe will be open to sell drinks and snacks.
Sign up to perform here. 🚴♂️
Sky's Place Grand Re-Opening
See what new things are in store for Sky’s Place on 2843 West Girard Avenue. Come by the store to buy your raffle tickets for a chance to win cash prizes. Saturday November 19th from 3pm-6pm.
Commmunity Shred Event
State Representative Donna Bullock will host a Free Community Shred Day November 19th at Girard College. All are welcome.
Boozy Mutt is Coming to 27th and Poplar Streets
Last week, owners, Sam and Allison Mattiola, started fitting out the Boozy Mutt on the former site of the North Star Bar at 27th and Poplar Streets in the city’s Fairmount section, planning to open in spring or summer 2023. Read more in The Philadelphia Inquirer.
Community Crime and Safety Meeting
Community Crime and Safety Meeting with Philadelphia Police Captain Michael Goodson.
November 15th, 2022
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
William D. Kelley School
1601 N. 28th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19121