Developer David Grasso received the needed zoning changes for a 3,000-person venue on Richmond Street in Fishtown, leaving neighbors with little say in issues such as parking and security.
Neighbors expressed concerns over lighting, trash and noise that could come with the opening of a 7-Eleven convenience store on Girard Avenue.
Last week, a City Council committee OK’d a bill that would alter zoning and make the 34,000-square-foot music venue possible, with plans to vote Thursday, June 16, on the bill.
With development surging in Fishtown, a new plan offers solutions to cool growing tensions between residents and business owners.
Call it the little brewery that could.