The Merchants Fund is a Philadelphia charity established in 1854 to provide charitable gifts to business persons facing financial hardship. Our Mission is to provide financial assistance to current and past merchants in Philadelphia.

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Dock Street Brewery
Dock St.

Dock Street Brewery is located off of Baltimore Avenue on 50th street in what could be called the Sherwood neighborhood of Philadelphia. The owner has been in the brewing and brewpub business since 1985.

Bus Stop Boutique

Bus Stop Boutique is a trend-setting footwear shop located in the northern part of Queen Village.

Queen Village Art Center –
Queens Village Art Center

Queen Village Art Center is part of three Philly Art Centers with the first company starting in Fairmount. This woman-owned business offers art classes in everything from knitting to drawing and all are taught by professional artists.