Urban Exchange Project Brings Good Will to Roxborough
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Urban Exchange Project Brings Good Will to Roxborough

PHILADELPHIA – If you’ve driven along Ridge Avenue in Roxborough lately, you’re well aware of how irritating and distracting the uneven surface has become during PennDOT’s spring repaving process. In an attempt to avoid the elevated manhole covers, locals may have missed a new hidden gem. Eddie Gorman, 43, of Northern Liberties opened a new thrift store … Continue reading

How Yelp Affected PYT and La Viola After Highly Publicized Events
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How Yelp Affected PYT and La Viola After Highly Publicized Events

PHILADELPHIA – Yelp has built an online business around the idea that it produces the best platform for unbiased, first-person reviews. This inkling has been highly contested by a great deal of the small businesses which are reviewed on the site. According to Bloomberg Businessweek, “Yelp has always had a complicated relationship with small businesses” which goes … Continue reading

Jerry’s Bar: Northern Liberties Dive Bar Turned Gastropub
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Jerry’s Bar: Northern Liberties Dive Bar Turned Gastropub

PHILADELPHIA – Gentrifying neighborhoods such as Northern Liberties and Fishtown are breeding grounds for small businesses. It seems that the like-minded residents of these communities believe in the entrepreneurial spirit and have a bias towards “progressive” decision-making when it comes to consumerism. The large network of bars and boutique shops, which are supported by the nearby denizens, … Continue reading