Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Restaurant notes: A Marathon Grill shuts down; Tiger Woods chows down

Soft business is the stated reason at 40th and Walnut.

Restaurant notes: A Marathon Grill shuts down; Tiger Woods chows down

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The Marathon Grill and associated MarBar at 40th and Walnut Streets didn't make its seventh anniversary. The Daily Pennsylvanian reported that soft sales led owners to decline to renew their lease. There are five Marathons remaining. Penn is looking for a new tenant.


Dickinson Square Park in Pennsport will return its Art Market and Junque Sale on June 4. The next day, it will debut a farmers’ market, in partnership with Farm to City. The Sunday farmers’ market will be set up on the northwest corner of Moyamensing Avenue and Morris Streets and will continue every Sunday from June 5 through October from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Three farms -- Darmo Family Farms, Down Home Acres, and Two Gander Farm -- will bring organic, pesticide-free fruits and vegetables, as well as eggs, flowers, honey, and other products. There are plans to add a SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance) terminal to the market by midsummer, which will allow low-income households to use their food stamp benefits at the market.


Tiger Woods, here to visit Aronimink Golf Club, dined Monday at the Fleming's Prime steak house in Radnor. He was in a foursome, and was exceedingly lovely to fans. A bone-in ribeye? No. He opted for the peppercorn prime New York strip.

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