15 BUSINESSES TO FEATURE $1 ITEMS IN HIGHLY ANTICIPATED BALTIMORE AVENUE DOLLAR STROLLFrom ice cream to pint glasses to international dishes, $1 deals will be featured every first Thursday from June-September along the avenue; festivities include live music, street vendors, and giveaways of the new West Philly Mix Tape
(Philadelphia, PA) – University City District (UCD) is excited to announce the schedule for the 2011 Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll happening each first Thursday in June through September - June 2, July 7, August 4, and September 1. From 5:30 to 8:30pm. West Philadelphia’s Baltimore Avenue between 42nd and 51st streets will come alive and celebrate its unique businesses offerings and charm with one-night-only $1 bargains. The special $1 items are as eclectic as the fifteen businesses offering them, including Milk & Honey, Dock Street Brewery and the new Mood Cafe. From $1 Bassetts ice cream to $1 mini okinomiyaki (Japanese crepes) to $1 PBRs to $1 Dock Street pint glasses, these warm nights will surely be festive and fun.
In addition to the 15 participating Baltimore Avenue locations, the ever-popular Clark Park Farmers’ Market at 43rd and Baltimore will be offering a spectacular selection of baked goods, fresh fruit and vegetables, and much more every Thursday from 3-7pm. Check out Jose Garces’ Guapos Tacos food truck and Country Meadows Barbeque stand who will also compliment the market. Additional food trucks and vendors such as Jimmies Cupcake Co., and Maru Global Takoyai will also be selling $1 items along Baltimore Avenue.
If that isn’t enough, UCD will debut the free West Philly Mix Tape download card featuring tracks from some of the neighborhoods finest musicians including the West Philadelphia Orchestra, Stinking Lizaveta, Dr. Dog's Scott McMicken, Fan of Friends and many more. Stop by the UCD table in front of Calvary Church at 48th and Baltimore to pick one up. All the cool kids will be doing it.
The Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll is produced by University City District and sponsored by Aroundphilly.com, Campus Philly, Grid Magazine, Philadelphia City Paper, Philadelphia Weekly, UC Net and UC Review. See below for participating businesses or visit www.universitycity.org for more information.
Baltimore Pet Shoppe 4532 Baltimore Avenue, 215-236-6080 $1 cat and dog treats & accessories
Curio Theatre 815 S. 48th Street, 215-525-1350 $1 tickets to 2011-12 season preview performances
Dahlak 4708 Baltimore Avenue, 215-726-6464 $1 lentil wraps with small salad
Desi Chaat House 501 S. 42nd Street, 215-386-1999 $1 mango lassis, $1 samosas
Desi Village 4527 Baltimore Avenue, 215-382-6000 $1 veggie pakoras, $1 samosas, $1 mango lassis
Dock Street Brewery 701 S. 50th Street, 215-726-2337 $1 focaccia, $1 logo pint glasses
Elena’s Soul Showcase, Lounge & Café 4912 Baltimore Avenue, 215-724-3043 $1 PBR cans
Green Line Café 4239 Baltimore Avenue, 215-222-3431 $1 espressos, $1 icy drinks, $1 vegan cupcakes, $1 mini chomper sandwiches
Mariposa Co-op 4726 Baltimore Avenue, 215-729-2121 $1 beverages, $1 baked goods, $1 packaged snacks
Milk & Honey Market 4435 Baltimore Avenue, 215-387-MILK $1 Bassets ice cream
Mood Café 4618 Baltimore Avenue $1 fresh squeezed juices, $1 mango lassis, $1 ice cream, $1 samosas
Queen of Sheba Ethiopian Bar & Restaurant 4511 Baltimore Avenue, 215-382-2099 $1 cans of beer
The Gold Standard Café 4800 Baltimore Avenue, 215-727-8247 $1 mini sandwiches, $1 wraps, $1 brownies
Vientiane Café 4728 Baltimore Avenue, 215-726-1095 $1 chicken or tofu skewers, $1 spring rolls, $1 bottles of water
VIX Emporium 5009 Baltimore Avenue, 215-471-7700 $1 hand printed West Philly notecard, patch or sticker