Black-owned business bus tour rolls through West Philadelphia

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Matteo Iadonisi

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania (WPVI) -- The first 'Black-Owned Businesses Bus Tour' was created to coincide with the 2024 National Small Business Week.

It was a collaboration between The Enterprise Center, Urban Affairs Coalition, Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia, African American Chamber of Commerce, Visit Philadelphia, Wonderspring Early Education, and ACHIEVEability. Members of these organizations were invited to come on board.

The bus weaved through West Philadelphia to give passengers a taste of local businesses such as Blk Ivy Thrift, HoneySuckle, Smokin Sone's, 48th Street Grille, Center for Culinary Enterprises, Hakim, Prodressnal, Bookers, and Siddiq Real Fruit Water Ice.