It’s been an entire year since we first told you about 1120 S. Front St., which was, at that time, a stalled construction site where a warehouse had been demolished. At the time, we promised an eventual Vietnamese restaurant from Liem Ma, owner of Cafe Viet Huong at 11th & Washington.
Way back when
A year ago
Then in January, we checked back in on this location, noting that construction had resumed. We figured that the Pho would be flowing by the springtime.
Progress in January
Turns out, it took just a little longer to get the restaurant open. But a couple of weeks ago, Mekong River threw its doors open and Pennsport hasn’t been the same since. They will be serving alcohol in the near future, but are byob…
In January, we updated you on a story we initially broke last June, about a new Vietnamese restaurant coming to Front & Titan Sts. in Pennsport. At the time, we pointed out some demolition activity ongoing next door at 1114 S Front St., the former home of Sculli Bros. Inc.
Over the past six weeks or so, the building has been thoroughly gutted.
We weren't kidding
A few commenters in January gave us the heads up that this now-gutted building will, by the end of the year, be a new satellite location for Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center (VSEC), located in Levittown. According to Marketing Manager Rebecca Orsher, this 24-hour emergency hospital will house a veterinary critical care center, and will also house various specialists in the…