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The CDP of Pennside, Pennsylvania

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Description of Pennside

Pennside is a census-designated place (CDP) in the Lower Alsace Township and Exeter Township of Berks County, Pennsylvania. Located approximately six miles east of the City of Reading, it is in proximity to the areas of Mt. Penn, St. Lawrence, Stony Creek Mills, Jacksonwald, and Reiffton. According to Niche.com, it is the 2,795th best place to retire in America. The CDP has a population of 4,304 people and offers a sparse suburban feel. 75% of its residents own their homes. The median value of a home in Pennside is $153,000. The median rent is $960. Households in the area make a median income of $65,295.

Carsonia Park

Carsonia Park was established in 1896 by the United Traction Company as a trolley park. A designated for its trolley service, the 145-acre park operated in Lower Alsace Township until 1950. During its operating years, the park initially consisted of peaceful gardens, a lake and natural springs. Shortly after, rides and attractions were added to it. A few examples of the roller coasters include:

  • Jack Rabbit and Thunder Bolt
  • Dodgem Cars
  • The Airplane Ride
  • Strato Ship
  • The Pretzel
  • Castle of Mirth
  • Cuddle Up
  • Shoot the Chute
  • Toboggan Pleasure Railway

There was also a Ferris Wheel, Armitage-Hershell Carousel, Miniature Railroad that runs within the grounds. In October 1939, trolley services to the park ended. This led to a decline in visitation and the closing of Carsonia Park in 1950. Today, the area that was once Carsonia Park is home to many housing developments and a public park that was also named Carsonia Park. It features a public swimming pool, lake and the popular Beer Garden restaurant. The park is bounded by Butter Lane, Park Street, Carsonia Avenue and Parkview Avenue. Its open field, lake and playground offer a great place for residents of Pennside to spend time with friends and family and to host a variety of community activities.

Anthony's Trattoria

Anthony's Trattoria is an old-fashioned restaurant featuring traditional Italian cuisine, a full bar, and patio seating. Regular food menu items are Anthony's Salad, House Salad, Insalata di Tonno, Filet Mignon Bruschetta Salad, Clams Casino, Anthoney's App Sampler, Escargot, Chicken Livers, Salumi e Formaggi Misti, Fiammigeri de Zucca, Mushrooms stuffed with crabmeat, Spaghetti or Rigatoni, Linguini alla Caprese, Mussels Marinara, Pappardelle al Ragu Toscana, Linguini and Calamari, Fettuccini Alfredo, Baked Oysters Imperial Capesante ai Verdure Arrostiti, Seafood Au Gratin, Linguini alla Frutta de Mare, Veal Parimigiana, Steak Italiano, Granchio Filet, Pepe Nero Filet, and Costelette con Salsa di Funghi.

The special menu feature cocktail like Cynar Negroni/Cynar Americano Manhattan, Aperol Mapoletano Martini, Mediterranean Martini, Sgroppino Amalfitana, and Apple Cider Martini, appetizers like Vellutata di Zucca, Sicilian Meatball, Tagliolini al Tartufo Bianco d'Alba, and Brodetto de Pesce alla Veneziana, and entrees such as Melanane ala Fontelina, Fidanzati Caprese ai Gamberetti, Tortelli de Zucca, Fluke al Limone, and more.

The Italian restaurant is popular among locals with 4.5 out of 5 stars and 375 reviews. Its food items are in the average price range. The restaurant is located near Carsonia Park on Byram Street. It is open Sunday and Tuesdays through Thursday from 12 to 9 p.m. On Fridays and Saturdays, it is open from 12 to 10 p.m.

Our Local Office

If you have been suffering from injuries that are preventing you from living your best life, contact our Pennside personal injury lawyers to discuss your legal options. Depending on the details of the accident, you may be entitled to compensation. Call our office today for more information.

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400 Washington St #307
Reading, PA 19601
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David Petrone
Date Published: October 10, 2021
David Petrone is a personal injury attorney at Justice Guardians.
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