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52nd St. El Platform

The Enterprise Center, Equity Alliance and Drexel’s Nowak Metro Finance Lab have co-created a plan to revive small, minority-owned businesses on Philly’s 52nd Street Corridor. Here’s why it matters.

This year, minority entrepreneurs are getting a boost in the holiday business all thanks to the newest store in West Philadelphia.

Just in time for the holidays, a Black-owned holiday pop-up has opened in West Philadelphia.

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From left: Daria Williams, Iola Harper, Jamie Gauthier, Della Clark, Tim Roundtree

The holiday season is here and these Black businesses are helping you crank up the festivities.


The Philadelphia-based organization, The Enterprise Center Community Development Corporation, founded in 1989, has opened their first Black Holiday Pop-Up Market in West Philly.


According to The...

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Daria Williams at Holiday Pop-up shop

The Enterprise Center opens its first Black-owned holiday pop-up market on the historic corridor.

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From left: Tish Lewis, Rhonda Jackson, Ryan Pesin, Jamar Smith, Shuja & Taj Moore

Yesterday, November 20, The Enterprise Center in partnership with the Walnut Hill Community Association and Central City Toyota hosted the 2022 Annual Turkey Giveaway at Max Paul Park (located at 46th & Market beneath the El stop).

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- From trendy tees and adorable accessories to natural skincare and cozy home goods. Everything at the Black Holiday Pop-Up indoor marketplace in West Philadelphia comes from a Black-owned entrepreneur. 


"It's like a Black Macy's in here," senior director of The Enterprise...

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Exc. - The holiday hustle and bustle starts anew, and in that spirit, we’re back at it with our list of where to find unique gifts in Philly this year.


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Black Holiday Pop-Up: Shop for clothing, books, candles, skin-care products, home decor and more.


Nov. 11-Jan. 15 — 26 S. 52nd St...

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Black Holiday Pop-Up, exterior shot

West Philly’s 52nd Street corridor is a destination for seasonal cheer, thanks to a holiday pop-up market organized by The Enterprise Center.


Featuring products from over 30 Black-owned small businesses, the department store-meets-local market offers everything from art to accessories to apparel...

Shop at The Enterprise Center's West Philly Black Holiday Pop-Up Market Through January 15, 2023 (Tuesdays through Sundays)


More than 30 Black-owned businesses and Black creators set up shop in West Philadelphia’s historic Black shopping corridor during this special holiday pop-up market...