…a burgeoning renaissance is on the menu along a strip of Providence Avenue near Widener University.

The neighborhood now has a Mediterranean-theme diner, and will soon have a full-service Pizzeria Uno and possibly a trendy taco bar.

Along with a morale boost, the developments are expected to add to the city’s coffers with as many as 100 jobs at the pizzeria alone, and potentially valuable acreage entering the tax rolls.

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