The newly formed Burholme Business Association held its first two meetings recently at Wesley Enhanced Living, 7040 Oxford Ave. There were morning and evening meetings on Aug. 28.
The owners and operators of Bustleton Avenue businesses have organized, according to Sandi King of the city’s Commerce Department. And the goal of the new group, its president said, is to help its members prosper, grow and, most important, stay in Philly.
On Friday, the Northeast will celebrate the grand opening of the newest place to get a cup of coffee, Anthony’s Café Espresso, 4741 Princeton St. Celebrity gourmet coffee expert Todd Carmichael, who stars in the Discovery network’s Dangerous Grounds, will be on hand at 10 a.m., Friday, Sept. 5.
Things have been happening along Torresdale Avenue in Tacony.
State and city officials met with Mondelez International executives last week to discuss the possible closing of the company’s landmark Boulevard bakery, but the only news out of the session held Nov. 21 at the Bellevue in Center City is that there probably will be more meetings.
Representatives of government and industry will meet downtown Thursday, Nov. 21, to discuss the future of a Northeast landmark.
— Taste the world in Northeast Philly, where culinary delights offer something for everybody.
Ex-fire commissioner criticizes handling of Buck Hosiery fire, police union to hold fundraiser for cop who was videotaped punching a woman, Fishtown & NoLibs win big in Storefront Challenge Awards, and plaque is dedicated to a Philadelphia police officer killed in 1942.
— The Castor Avenue business corridor in Rhawnhurst is not what it used to be back in the good old days. With vigorous efforts to revitalize the area, however, hope is just around the corner.