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Mayfair: Q&A with a Business Leader Fighting a Changing Neighborhood

Mayfair: Q&A with a Business Leader Fighting a Changing Neighborhood

Angela Vanni is a Philadelphia native and an owner of Giggles Gifts, a retail gift shop which specializes in candies, cards, seasonal decorations and other possible presents. Located at 7400 Frankford Ave., it was founded by the Veneziale family in 1983 and opened during an era when these types of businesses were a common sight in Mayfair. Now, the times have changed, […]

 By Jen Klimowicz and Saleem Ahmed

Northeast: All Giggles in Mayfair this Valentine’s Day

Northeast: All Giggles in Mayfair this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and the aisles of Giggles Gifts in Mayfair are overflowing with pink and red. Candy, stuffed animals and jewelry are the most popular Valentine’s Day gifts at the store, said Rosemary Veneziale. She owns the gift shop on Frankford and Bleigh avenues with her husband Joe. The store […]