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Not So Fast

The excitement over the prospect of a state store at 43rd and Chestnut—to replace porn merchant Risqué Video—may have come too soon. No lease has been signed; the landlord is still negotiating with the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (those must be fun meetings). But even if a lease is signed, neighborhood groups have to approve the move before the Zoning Board takes it under consideration. For now, booze hounds: Raise a glass to SEPTA. [DP]