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Oyster House, Harvest will open later in summer

Graduating seniors will miss out on the two new upscale restaurants coming to campus because they will now open later than expected. Doc Magrogan’s Oyster House is slated to open in June, while Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar plans to open in mid-August.

Gourmet popsicle store to open in May

Lil’ Pop Shop will soon be selling artisan popsicles at 44th and Spruce streets in a building that used to be Unitea. The shop will have a soft opening on May 1 and a grand opening on May 5.

West Philly food co-op continues to expand

Mariposa Food Co-op moved into a new retail store at 4824 Baltimore Avenue on March 17 from its old space just a block away. Mariposa’s expansion process officially began in 2008 in order to accommodate its growing amount of members.

Kembrel opens second pop-up store

Kembrel, an online retail store, opened its second pop-up store on Feb. 13. The company opened its first on 12th and Locust streets a few months prior.

'Chestnut Square' to debut in 2013

Drexel’s $97.6 million project will create a building complex on 32nd and 33rd streets that consists of student housing and retail businesses. It will be completed by September 2013.

Campus restaurants are on a diet

The trend for healthier dining options is seen around campus through the establishment of restaurants offering more nutrition-wise menu selections.

PECO replaces University City substation

Energy company PECO put a new substation to use earlier this month, replacing one that was over 100 years old. The new Peltz substation, which serves University City and part of Center City, replaced the Schuylkill substation.

MidAtlantic Restaurant to shut down

MidAtlantic Restaurant & Tap Room — located at the University City Science Center on 37th and Market streets — will permanently close its doors on Feb. 24.

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