With a gourmet pizzeria, small music venue and restaurant on the menu, a recent zoning meeting showcased Fishtown’s rising reputation as a dining and nightlife hot spot.
Both sides should keep talking, says the head of the city zoning board.
A Bustleton church probably will withdraw its application for a zoning variance that would have allowed it to rent classrooms to a charter school.
Neighbors expressed concerns over lighting, trash and noise that could come with the opening of a 7-Eleven convenience store on Girard Avenue.
Two immediate neighborhood problems — a rash of burglaries and traffic snarls around the Holme Avenue bridge reconstruction — dominated discussion at the May 25 meeting of the Holme Circle Civic Association.
Marty Bednarek acknowledged that he didn’t have the funds to provide a more competitive challenge to Bobby Henon.