The South Street-area vegan destination Blackbird Pizzeria soft-opens its Northern Liberties branch at 614 N. Second St. (the former Same Same and Koo Zee Doo) from 5-10 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16.

That menu will only include $2 slices and $5 wings.

Full hours (11 a.m.-10 p.m.) start Thursday, Aug. 17.

Mark Mebus and crew are running the same menu at both locations.