Munson Manor (1200 Point Breeze Ave.), which we love because it sounds like a place where golden-age horror movie monsters gather for dancing and drinks, is getting a new tenant, according to Naked Philly. Point Breeze upstart, Breezy's Cafe, will be moving in next month to the building, which is currently being rehabbed by OCF Realty. Should be a great look for Breezy's, more space and better visibility than it's 20th and Reed location. If you haven't had their turkey-and-Swiss melt on a pretzel roll, get there immediately!
Point Breeze developer Ori Feibush is planning to open a privately funded community center in a building he owns at 20th and Federal streets. The center would assume some duties normally delegated to...
In last week's issue of the City Paper we profiled a seemingly intractable struggle between a resident of Point Breeze and a contractor who was illegally dumping on land owned in part by Claudia Sherrod, the executive director of civic group South Philadelphia H.O.M.E.S. In that story, Sherrod struggled to explain why she had been unable to stop a man from operating an illegal dump on her land, or why none of the complaints she said she filed were recorded by L&I or the local police district. Sherrod announced her retirement as leader of the civic group after we went to press but a day before our story hit newsstands.
However, she leaves many unanswered questions in her wake, including a series of questionable real-estate transactions connected to her nonprofit.