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Ala Modak – New Restaurant on the Block!

Not only are our awesome new neighbors serving up delicious Middle Eastern food at Ala Modak Restaurant, but they are also re regulars and incorporated lots of different reclaimed materials during the renovation and decoration!  Check out the beautiful space and try the tasty and affordable food at this unique BYOB at the corner of Cecil B. Moore Ave and N. Hancock St, open for lunch and dinner 7 days a week. There’s even a corner of the restaurant where you can try on traditional dress or put on a fez and have your picture taken (as staff member, Laura, recently did).  The … Continue reading

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Little Bags. Big Impact!

Anna Welsh is an inspiring, young social entrepreneur and re customer who is using her artistic skills as a force for positive change.  Just 12 years old, Anna started a business called Little Bags. Big Impact (check out her instagram @littlebags.bigimpact) selling a line of lovely, hand made clutch bags she created using reclaimed fabric purchased here at The Resource Exchange.  A portion of each bag’s proceeds will go towards buying books for middle and high school girls living in poverty in the Philadelphia region! Her bags are currently being sold in the boutique shop Fuzion in Narberth (see @fuzionstyle on Instagram). … Continue reading

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the re + Kent County Theatre Guild

Kent County Theatre Guild is a community theater in Dover, Delaware that produces four shows a year in their 100 seat auditorium called the Patchwork Playhouse. The guild recently put on a production of the classic courtroom drama, Twelve Angry Men, and stumbled upon the Resource Exchange while looking for elements for the set.  The bank of windows that features prominently behind the jury’s deliberation was a stage window set piece we saved from another theater production! Paul Janiga, who designed the set for Twelve Angry Men, said “We definitely lucked out in finding them. They were a budget and a time saver.” By saving these kinds … Continue reading

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