CBS Philly

By Kristen Johanson

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Parts of West Philadelphia will be closed off to traffic during the Pope’s visit in September.

Businesses in University City will have to alter some of their plans for the Papal visit. Streets will be closed to public traffic, which is problematic for hair stylist Alice DeStefano, who works for Saturn Club Salon on Sansom Street. She counts on the weekends to make her income.

Saturn Club Salon. (credit: Kristen Johanon/KYW) Saturn Club Salon. (credit: Kristen Johanon/KYW)


“We do have clients that come in from New Jersey and from the suburbs that come in on the weekend to have their hair done, so it’s definitely going to affect our business,” said DeStefano.

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