For a number of years, Jack’s Camera held down the northeast corner of 22nd and Walnut Sts., with Millenium Cleaners taking over the space in the last couple of years.
In August, an ominous sign went up in the window, indicating the end of the road for Millennium.
Says it all
According to the recently affixed zoning application, a sushi place will soon be taking over this space. At first glance, this seems like a strange choice for a sushi spot, with Mizu, Tampopo, Fuji Mountain, Yamaki Sushi, and Vic Sushi Bar all within a couple of blocks. On the other hand, with tons of residents to the south and west and no sushi places closer to these potential customers,…
1401-03 E Moyamensing Ave. was most recently the address of The Witch, an American bistro, which lasted for a couple of years before closing a few months ago. The 1800 sqft. property has been on the market for about five months and is currently listed for $399K.
Redone in '07
From what we can tell, the place is ready to go for a new bar or restaurant, with tables, chairs, a bar, refrigerators, bathrooms, and storage still intact from The Witch. The liquor license is not included in the price, but can be purchased separately. While the restaurant is prominently located on the corner, neither The Witch or its predecessor, Peppercorns, had much success. The neighborhood is definitely capable of supporting these sorts of establishments, as Ugly American and Valentino can attest. We’re not sure why the…