Success Stories

These are a few of the local businesses that have found success here. Read their stories and join us in one of the fastest-growing neighborhoods in Philadelphia!

Long-Time Members of Our Community Owner May Vong and her family have been members of the Southwest Center City community for years and recently decided to turn the space they...

The triangular corner of Grays Ferry and 23rd Street bustles with movement. And where Devil’s Pocket meets Graduate Hospital, there’s a spot for neighbors from all...

Backstory  Owner Liron Agiv and her team have taken a corner location that used to house a run-down bar and created a cozy and inviting cafe and restaurant on one of the many...

Knitting a Niche  Loop, a full service yarn, knit and crochet shop, opened on South Street West in April 2005. Owner Craig Rosenfeld started Loop as an online yarn shop in October...

Business Spotlight: NextFab

As one of the city’s major arteries, Washington Avenue is punctuated by ranging sounds of...

What You Need to Know  Acunpuncturist and owner Cara Frank draws on her extensive training and nearly 30 years of experience practicing acupuncture, massage, and...

À La Mode The Igloo brought the food craze du jour—frozen desserts—–to Southwest Center City in early 2013. Retrofitting an insurance company office on Grays...

Good Food Fast  The Quick Fixx provides chef-inspired cuisine at takeout pricing. Opened in January 2012, The Quick Fixx is owned and operated by...