FallFest Rocks with Live Music, Family Fun, Small Business, and an Award for Great Neighborhood Planning

November 01 2016

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Beautiful weather, strong attendance, and a lot of fun were on tap along Torresdale Ave for FallFest on September 19th.

2015 is the third year that Councilman Bobby Henon hosted the Fall Fest event along the 6700 and 6800 blocks of Torresdale Ave. These groups included city departments, business vendors, and community groups shared information and offered giveaways to local residents. Animal Care and Control Team to Independence Blue Cross to Philadelphia’s Community Life Improvement Program (CLIP) office and dozens more.

Small Business Connects to New Customers

One new participant this year was Puddin’s Cake Corner. This bakery will soon be opening at Princeton Ave and Edmund Street–offering Tacony its first bakery in more than 20 years! The Tacony CDC has assisted Puddin’s as it plans for a grand opening within the next few months.

Tacony Recognized as a Great Place in Pennsylvania

The Tacony CDC board president and manager were on hand to receive the presentation of the “Great Places in Pennsylvania” Award for outstanding neighborhood planning. Local planner and APA PA past president Ronald Bednar presented a formal certificate to the CDC at the Tacony Library.

Look for Winterfest this December to continue the fun!



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