Old City District
Local food merchants are taking part in the Old City Fest on October 12th. A center city restaurant is hosting a whiskey expert for a “scotch class,” and a new vegan restaurant is set to open.
Councilman Mark Squilla says the association was hobbled by the cost of being sued twice in 13 months. Even though the cases didn’t go to court, he says, the OCCA faced $10,000 in legal bills.
A City Council committee has agreed to relax zoning restrictions in a portion of Old City near the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.
A tree planting ceremony was held Friday afternoon in front of the Arch Street Meeting House.