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November Community Digest

Excited to see everyone at the Taste of Fairmount on November 17! Tickets are on sale now for the 18th edition of our neighborhood restaurant showcase and fundraiser - this year featuring a new location, the Divine Lorraine Hotel at Broad and Fairmount. Visit for details on restaurants, as they're added.

Check out our Brewerytown Spotlight for local businesses you can visit everyday. Your support is especially important while construction this fall affects parts of Girard Avenue.

Lastly, businesses can share their plans for Small Business Saturday and the holidays in our form at this link, for inclusion in our holiday guide later this month. I hope everyone has a great November. Go Phillies.

In this issue:

Upcoming Events

Deals, Specials & Announcements

Neighborhood Job Openings

Community News


Taste of Fairmount is back!

The 18th Anniversary of the Taste of Fairmount will highlight the Greater Art Museum District's best restaurants, chefs and culinary experiences at a new location - the historic Divine Lorraine Hotel!

Enjoy dishes from Tela's, Clementine's, Cantina Feliz, southern style pulled pork from Jack's Firehouse, house punch from Bar Hygge, dan dan noodles from Libertee Grounds, stuffed salmon from Sky's Place, rice pappardelle and farmer's tonic from Fare, bites from Buena Onda, Harper's Ice Cream, Thirsty Dice and many more! Plus, vote for your favorites in 4 categories!

As Fairmount Community Development Corporation's largest annual fundraiser, proceeds from the event benefit neighborhood beautification efforts, business support, and community-building events throughout the year.



Great Eastern State 5K Breakout Race Rescheduled!

The Great Eastern State Breakout Race has been rescheduled for November 12th and will include a 5K and Kids Fun Run.

CoreFitness thanks their top tier sponsors: Urban Saloon and Retro Fitness.

Join the post run party at Urban Saloon - doors open to the neighborhood at 10am.


Girard Avenue Business Spotlights

For the remainder of the year, we're highlighting the many wonderful businesses that line the Girard Avenue Corridor. As the avenue undergoes construction to repair the trolley tracks, don't forget to patronize these businesses. They are open and ready to serve our community.

Over the Moon Ice Cream

Check out Over the Moon Ice Cream, a shop serving dairy and vegan ice cream made on site!


Remedy Spa & Wellness

Learn more about Remedy Spa & Wellness, a results-driven full service day spa whose mission is to restore, correct, and improve the body to its natural state.


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.


Community News

Philly-Made Market

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is hosting their second Philly Made Market (Holiday Edition)! ♥️ Explore the work of 30 local artisans you can buy from directly, located throughout @philamuseum, then discover the work of over 60 more in our five museum shops (including our new Matisse Store) and online. Sunday is Pay What You Wish! ⭐️ Get a jump on holiday shopping while supporting local artists and @philamuseum.

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