Coronavirus won’t stop these South Street business owners — [Billy Penn: PRESS]

Aug 11, 2020 | Press

“South Street’s popularity has fluctuated over the years, but it’s still one of Philly’s most robust small business hubs. 

To help spotlight the 400 or so independent operators there — who, like many others, have had a rough time trying to survive the pandemic — the local biz association started a new online project.

To help get word out about these spots, the South Street Headhouse District is publishing weekly bios that tell each proprietor’s unique story.

Photographer Andrea Cipriani Mecchi, who’s become known during the pandemic for her socially distant portraits, was enlisted to provide photos for the pieces.”

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