A Billiards Hall in Center City Gets the Go-Ahead; Hop Sing Laundromat Won’t Open Until Summer

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Center City: A proposed upscale billiards hall at 12th and Chestnut secured zoning approval on Thursday. [PlanPhilly]
Chinatown: It looks like Hop Sing Laundromat won’t open until summer. [Naked Philly]
NoLibs: A bizarre ordinance makes it illegal for Dapper Dogs (or any other munch mobile) to conduct business along 2nd Street between Spring Garden and Girard. [Phoodie]
Point Breeze: Forthcoming jazz spot Lucky Old Souls has received final approval from the Liquor Control Board, and expects to host free weekly jazz concerts throughout May. [Insider]
Frankford: Neighbors and lawmakers are pushing to revoke the liquor license of T&T; Bar, where a 20-year-old was fatally shot in February. [NEast Philly]
Down the Shore: Jon Bon Jovi is opening a “community restaurant” in Red Bank, NJ that will be run by volunteers and guests pay whatever they can for meals. [Eater]

A Billiards Hall in Center City Gets the Go-Ahead; Hop Sing Laundromat