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.
Work improving Torresdale Avenue in Tacony began again last week, and upgrades to several blocks of sidewalks are likely to continue until October or November, according to Alex Balloon, manager of the Tacony Community Development Corporation. New concrete will be put in and new line striping, Balloon said, adding the city will place the “big belly” trash cans on the Avenue.
Things have been happening along Torresdale Avenue in Tacony.
Dennis Kilderry announced his candidacy in the 173rd Legislative District during a Saturday morning news conference at Tacony’s Roosevelt Playground, where he serves as president of the advisory committee.
David Payne was honored before his recent departure as head librarian at the Tacony branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia.
Michael Blichasz wants people to think before spending their money shopping this coming Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
— Community development group in one of Northeast Philly's historic areas aims to beef up the Torresdale Avenue business corridor.