July 17, 2019
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Washington Square Office Building Sets New Pricing High

Just when you thought that real estate prices in Center City couldn’t get more bananas, another newsworthy purchase has reset the bar for breathtakingly pricey square footage. This time, we’re not talking about a gleaming steel-and-glass penthouse in a skyscraper, but rather a medical tower. News broke last week that University of Pennsylvania Health System, alias Penn Medicine had snapped up […]
July 16, 2019
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Philly Neighborhood Stereotypes – Okay, They Are Pretty True

Stereotypes are often derided, but there’s a saying about them that holds water… stereotypes are usually at least a little bit true. The same goes for Philadelphia neighborhoods. The City of Brotherly Love may be big, but it often doesn’t feel that way, thanks to the fact that each of the many neighborhoods within is its own microcosm and ‘hood […]
July 15, 2019
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Moving to Philadelphia: What You Need to Know

So, you’re about to become the newest resident of the City of Brotherly Love. Yay! We’re happy to have you. Philadelphia is a big East Coast city, and it comes rife with its own history, traditions, and atmosphere. I find that it’s best to steep yourself in the vibes of a new home before you move, so you aren’t left […]
July 11, 2019
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Only in Philly: International LGBTQ Square-Dancing

Remember square-dancing? If you’re anything like me, the last time you do-si-do’d was probably in middle school gym class, and you not only fumbled all the steps, but you desperately prayed to the yee-haw gods above that you’d snag your crush for a partner. Girls danced with boys, and flounced gingham may or may not have been involved. Oh, the […]
July 10, 2019
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Street Makeovers Coming to Center City

Two Center City streets that have long needed some TLC will be getting long-awaited makeovers, including features that will not only make the driving experience more comfortable, but will also make things safer for bikers and pedestrians as well. Pine and Spruce streets, which run parallel to each other from river to river, spanning Center City, will be getting repaved […]
July 9, 2019
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Right Here, Right Now: The Coolest Neighborhoods in Philadelphia

Let’s talk real here: hipsters dig Philadelphia. We’ve got the perfect combination of history, inclusiveness, pluck, and attitude to welcome anyone who fancies themselves a trendsetter, influencer, or whatever else the cool kids are labeling themselves these days. Future residents of the City of Brotherly Love all have different priorities. There are those who want family-friendly digs with great schools, […]
July 8, 2019
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Visit Philadelphia Targets Latinx Visitors With New Campaign

Visit Philadelphia, the city’s tourism branch, is always doing the most to ensure that fresh waves of visitors come to love the City of Brotherly Love. Using innovative slogans, ad campaigns, and social media connections, the agency “sells” Philly by showing off both its obvious and its subtle enchantments, as well as a “cool factor” that can be aimed at […]
July 4, 2019
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Wawa Welcome America Will Thrill this July 4th

It’s Independence Day, guys! What are your plans? Will you be cooking out on a rooftop with your closest friends, soaking up the sun and sipping rosé to a rockin’ Spotify playlist? Are you headed to (or already at) the shore for a Fourth spent splashing in the breakers and getting sand between your toes? Or are you simply enjoying […]
July 3, 2019
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Freight Company Ready to Open Office in Center City

An international freight forwarder and logistics platform, Flexport, is coming to a former coworking space in Rittenhouse Square. The new office will be Flexport’s fifteenth global location, and is intended to serve the company’s mid-Atlantic customers. According to the company, there is a growing demand for freight services in this region. The new office will be located at 1430 Walnut […]
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