May 19, 2020

Price Reduction: Perfect blend of history and modern in Fairmount

744 N. 22nd Street 3beds/3.5baths 634,900 Perfect blend of history and modern in this renovated, 200 year old, 3bed/3.5bath, 2200+ sqft home featuring NEW THIRD FLOOR MASTER SUITE, massive ROOF DECK , 6 years remaining on TAX ABATEMENT, spacious REAR GARDEN and ULTRA PRIME A++ Fairmount location. First floor: living room, dining room and large kitchen leading to spacious rear […]
May 19, 2020

Just Listed: 707 Pierce Street in East Passyunk

Just Listed for $325,000 Meticulously renovated, stunning 2bed/1.5bath, 1,000 sq.ft. home in EAST PASSYUNK featuring BLOWN OUT KITCHEN, LUXORIOUS BATH and FIRST FLOOR POWDER ROOM. This custom built home features an open layout with high ceilings, large windows, custom paint job with accent walls, recessed lighting and high-end hardwood floors throughout. The first level features a bright living/dining area that […]
May 4, 2020

Society Hill Row Home From 1818 – 234 Stamper Street, Philadelphia, PA

JUST LISTED 234 Stamper Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147 List price: $699,000 3 Beds·1.5 Baths·1,650 Sq Ft For additional pics/vids + info contacat Frank L. DeFazio RARE OPPORTUNITY to live in this charming, HISTORIC, RENOVATED home on a gorgeous cobblestone street in SOCIETY HILL.~ This 3bed/1.5 bath, 1650sq.ft., home features NEW KITCHEN, FINISHED BASEMENT, SPACIOUS PRIVATE REAR YARD and is listed […]
March 17, 2020
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Philly Coronavirus Megapost – 3/17/20

It’s St. Patrick’s Day, but today will look very different from celebrations past. While Guinness would normally flow freely and revelers would cheer on a lavish parade in a sea of green, this year there will be very few, or no parties. The bars are closed, and our newfound mandate of “social distancing” discourages congregating in groups of ten or […]
March 16, 2020
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Could Philadelphia’s Pokemon Go Safari Zone Event Be Cancelled?

It’s a sort of March Madness all right… but not in the ways you might expect. For one, there’s no basketball – or baseball, hockey, XFL, or any other professional sports. People are raiding grocery stores and fiending not for drugs, but for Lysol wipes and toilet paper. We’re experiencing the phenomenon of “social distancing,” or staying the hell away […]
March 11, 2020
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Dangling Wire Sculptures Delight Philadelphia

A whimsical wire sculpture of Danny DeVito’s It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia character, art collector Ongo Gablogian, was recently found dangling from the telephone cables at Broad Street and Washington Avenue. At first, onlookers thought the rotund little man was a caricature of ol’ Benny Franklin, as it sported a broad, angular hairstyle and big glasses. Instead, street artist Reed […]
March 9, 2020
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Center City Listing Sets New Pricing Record

A jawdropping penthouse condo with views of Independence Square has rocked the small world of Center City real estate with a heretofore unheard-of price tag. Listed for a cool $32 million – the approximate amount that a Top 10 NFL player makes in an entire season – the home on the top floors of the insanely chi-chi 500 Walnut building […]
March 3, 2020
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Center City ♥’s Beards

Ladies and gents: do you swoon at the sight of a bushy beard? Do lumberjack types make you weak in the knees? Join the crowd. Razor and trimmer manufacturer Wahl named Philadelphia America’s most beard-friendly city in 2018, and it’s true that the City of Brotherly Love loves the follicly-blessed. Our own governor, Tom Wolf, sports a well-coiffed beard, and […]
February 27, 2020
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The Top Philadelphia Speakeasies

It’s the Twenties again – the 2020s, that is – and, just like one hundred years ago when flappers and sheiks partied during Prohibition, speakeasy bars are all the rage. There may be no legal restriction on adults consuming alcohol these days, but that doesn’t mean it’s not fun to pretend you are doing something illicit. In a a city […]
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