There’s New Hope For the Long-Dormant Property at Front and Market

Vacant for nearly 30 years! Photo: Naked Philly

Its been more than a minute since weve heard any updates about the mysterious and long dormant corner property at Front and Market streets. Way back in 2011, word was that hospitality vet Aaron Kavulich was working on bringing the space, which is easily identifiable with its large, unlit, arrow-shaped Bar and Grille sign out front, back to life. He didnt, and hes since signed on as general manager at Georges in Wayne. But, that doesnt mean theres no hope for the building. Naked Philly reports that Darren Hill, the entrepreneur behind Old Citys WebLinc, National Mechanics, and recently opened Lucha Cartel, now owns the bricks. Exactly whats to become come of it remains a mystery, but heres hoping its something more than another rallying point for the troublesome ruffians whove turned Old City into a weekend war zone to throw back firewater before going berserker in the streets after last call. [Naked Philly]