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October Business Digest

Updated: Oct 17, 2022

Neighborhood News and Notes

Have you been to Girard Avenue lately? We're excited to spotlight several new stores, services, and restaurants on the corridor, and make sure everyone knows businesses are still open while the trolley tracks are under construction.

There's lots happening in the neighborhood for Halloween; we're collecting all the events on this blog page. Looking ahead to next month, save the evening of Thursday, November 17 for the return of the Taste of Fairmount, a celebration of restaurants across the Art Museum District, and our first major fundraiser in three years. Restaurant registration is open now at this link. More details and ticket information is coming soon - can't wait to see you there. -Patrick


Save the Date: Taste of Fairmount

The Taste of Fairmount is back! After a two-year break, one of Philly's best foodie events returns November 17, 2022 from 6-9pm in an ALL NEW venue! Save the date! We'll unveil the secret location and link for ticket sales soon! Restaurants can click here to register.


Frights & Fun in the Art Museum District

We've gathered a round-up of all the Halloween happenings in the neighborhood. Check them out here. Want to add an event to the list? Email


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.

Harper's Ice Cream

Learn more about Harper's Ice Cream, a scoop shop serving small batch, handcrafted ice cream made in Philadelphia.


Sky's Place

Check out Sky's Place, an all new restaurant located at 2843 West Girard Ave, owned by Army Veterab, Shekia Johnson, and her 5-year-old daughter, Sky.


Btown Block Party

PSCO Philadelphia is hosting a block party at Poth Brewery this month! The event will take place on October 22nd and will feature musical performances, food trucks, local vendors / breweries, and more. Make sure to mark your calendars and stay tuned for more info about this epic event!

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