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.
— Community development group in one of Northeast Philly's historic areas aims to beef up the Torresdale Avenue business corridor.
— Changes along the Bustleton Avenue corridor in Castor Gardens spur a new business group.
The Office of Business Services is using the web and local directors to help spur business in a notoriously unfriendly business culture.