Community Kitchen and Innovation Lab Coming Soon to Fourth St.

Photo Credit: Philly.com//Danya Henninger

Photo Credit: Philly.com//Danya Henninger

After nearly a year of empty space, the venue at 1227 N. Fourth St. — which currently houses part of a kitchen — will soon boast a community kitchen for local enthusiasts. The project will be run by Laurel Klein and Tom Wingert of Impact Hub, a global organization with more than 50 hubs around the world that acts as “part innovation lab, part business accelerator and part community workspace.”

Once the kitchen in the space is complete — the pair kicked off a fundraising campaign last week during Philly Beer Week — it will be used to host a variety of things surrounding the Philly community, including a test kitchen, pop-up farmers markets, and community dinners and charity events. Read More