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A store that buys gold has opened up across Delaware Avenue from SugarHouse casino, and once again, neighborhood groups and city leaders are fighting it.

“We were promised these kinds of businesses would be kept out, that this would never happen,” said Fishtown Action’s Maggie O’Brien, as unhappy as she was when cash-for-gold signs went up on the same store back in 2011.

“I was surprised, and I was angry,” to see new signs advertising the purchase of gold and jewelry, said near-neighbor and activist Jethro Heiko. “I thought it wasn’t allowed, and this is not the kind of business people want near their homes.”

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