For Kyle Sebring, the Foodery's newest location in Roxborough keeps coming up in his conversations—not that it's a bad thing. And although no fixed timetable exists for when the new Ridge Avenue craft beer store and market will open, Sebring said residents can rest easy.
"We're working on it as we speak. Progress is being made... People don't need to worry about it," he said Monday.
The Foodery, which currently has locations in Washington Square and Northern Liberties, will occupy the former building at 6148 Ridge Ave Ridge Ave. The shop specializes in selling a massive selection of craft beers in addition to serving sandwiches, chocolates and other snacks.
Sebring said there wasn't any specific setback to opening the Roxborough store and that construction progressed normally.
"There's really not too much to report. We're still working on it. The construction is happening right now," he said.
Lately, residents have grown anxious as to the status of long-term projects on Ridge Avenue. Readers frequently email Patch, and neighbors recently posted on the Philadelphia Speaks forum, wondering when the Foodery would open, in addition to the and renovations at in Manayunk.
Foodery officials never committed to a fixed opening date. Roxborough organizers , and the Foodery later said . As of Monday, no timetable was set.
Previously, RDC Operations Manager James Calamia said the Foodery would "bring something new to the corridor and open up more diversity. Hopefully it will be an example to other businesses."
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