Neighborhood Watch

Shake Shack Shaping Up; Subway Gets Smacked Down

Center City: New York restaurateur Danny Meyer (he’s kind of like the Big Apple’s Stephen Starr) is gearing up to build Philly’s Shake Shack, which should make its debut sometime late-summer or fall. [Foobooz]

Chinatown: Though still not open, Hop Sing Laundromat is hiring bartenders, servers and doormen. Could an opening be imminent? [Criagslist]

NoLibs: Arrow Swim Club is dead, and in it’s place will come North Shore Beach Club, a more affordable swim club from Cities2Night’s Brian Nagele that will have a Cuban-themed restaurant attached. [Meal Ticket]

Fishtown: Listen up late night drunkies, Starr’s Frankford Hall debuts a new late night weekend menu tonight, with burgers, franks and fries available from midnight until 2 a.m. [StarrRestaurant/Twitter]

East Passyunk Ave.: Artisan Boulanger Patissier will soon be on the move. It’s relocating a few blocks to 12th and Mifflin. [Meal Ticket]

West Philly: Here’s one way neighbors will help keep West Philly weird: Plans for a Subway franchise on Baltimore Ave. are a no-go! [West Philly Local]

Shake Shack Shaping Up; Subway Gets Smacked Down