15+ Reasons to Discover, Explore, and Experience the Navy Yard this August!

With miles of riverfront to discover, brand new Indego bikes to share, & 20 acres of world-class open space to explore, August welcomes the first-ever Namaste Rosé Yoga, Indego Rides, and  the return of Navy Yard Al Fresco – Visit us!

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Mercer Cafe

Mercer Cafe at the Navy Yard Announces Expanded Hours and New Menu Services

Recently celebrating its two and a half year anniversary, Mercer Café at the Navy Yard just announced that it will begin to offer dinner service on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday nights, as well as adding a long awaited breakfast/brunch service on Saturday mornings. As always, diners are welcome to “BYOB,” or bring your own bottle.

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Caroline McGuire

In the Neighborhood: The Galley Café

The Galley Café is located in the lobby of the Vincera Institute at the Navy Yard, offering a seasonally inspired, nutritious menu. The Galley Café sources locally from South Street Bagels and offers vegan options from Vegan Commissary, as well as a smoothie bar and organic and fair trade coffee from One Village CoffeeRead more

Bar amis

Seven Places to Have Lunch at the Navy Yard While Lunch Truck Lineup is on Winter Break

After tomorrow, the Navy Yard’s famous #lunchtrucklineup program concludes for 2017 and will return in the spring. Until then, check out seven great places at the Navy Yard to satisfy your lunchtime needs!

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Mercer Cafe at The Navy Yard Announces Grand Opening Date

In 2000, Tom Woltjen, Sr. and his wife Dina opened Mercer Café at 2619 Westmoreland Street in Port Richmond. Their children, Liza Bello and Thomas Woltjen, Jr., have grown the business, earning loyal customers with their dedication to gourmet comfort food adapted from family recipes. Expansion felt like the natural next step after 15 years in business. Now the family will open a second Mercer Café at The Navy Yard, adding to the amenities on campus for its 11,500 employees and the local South Philadelphia neighborhood.

Mercer Café, located at 15th Street and Kitty Hawk Avenue in The Navy Yard, will have its grand opening on May 6. The restaurant will be open to the public Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mercer Café will also have special hours on Sunday, May 3, for the Broad Street Run. Read more

Courtyard entrance from Rouse Blvd. + outdoor patio

The Navy Yard Welcomes: Courtyard Philadelphia South at The Navy Yard hotel

The Navy Yard is thrilled to announce the arrival of its first hotel! The Courtyard Philadelphia South at The Navy Yard, a 172-room hotel designed by local architecture firm Erdy McHenry Architecture, features executive suites, meeting/conference/event facilities, and a state-of-the-art fitness center. In keeping with The Navy Yard’s commitment to sustainability, the hotel was designed to achieve LEED certification, and includes a modern design which incorporates a rain screen system comprised of alternating metal panels and glazing. Read more


The Year in Review: A Look Back at 2013

The year 2013 was a very momentous year for The Navy Yard! We’re taking a look back on some major events and milestones of the year:

- The Navy Yard welcomed 22 new companies in 2013, making it the highest single year’s growth since the conversion from a closed naval base to a mixed-use business campus.  [read more]

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Some of the great offerings from The Galley Cafe

The Navy Yard Welcomes: The Galley Cafe and Nourish & Nosh by Laura Ferro

The Galley Cafe is the latest addition in dining options at The Navy Yard. The Galley, located in the lobby of 1200 Constitution Ave (Vincera Institute), offers local, organic, and healthy breakfast and lunch choices, as well as coffee, smoothies, and snacks with gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan options.

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Announcing a New Restaurant at The Navy Yard!

PIDC is pleased to announce that the Vetri Family will be opening a new, full-service restaurant and bar at The Navy Yard.

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