Last fall, we wondered about the fate of the building that last held The Witch, a short-lived neighborhood bar in Pennsport. At the time, the property, 1401 E. Moyamensing Ave., was on the market for $399K. It seemed like a decent enough location that could probably hold a successful business, with the right management.
Whelp, we have some good news.
There’s a new restaurant concept coming to this space, and it will pay homage to those who work in the food business. The Industry (yes, that’s the name) will make its debut this spring and will undoubtedly become a neighborhood hotspot in short order.
Future home of The Industry
Dave Garry and Heather Gleason, of the wonderful Good Dog Bar, and partner Tom Darby, will create an inviting atmosphere equipped with comfortable dining and lounging…
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…