November 4, 2016

Just Listed: 3420 W Queen Ln, Philadelphia, PA 19129

Just  Listed: $299,000 Welcome to this charming West Queen Tudor Revival home on arguably the best block in East Falls, lined with mature Sycamore trees. This home features many upgrades such as a new kitchen, deck, and California Closets throughout. Enter through your large brick front porch into a spacious living room and formal dining room with original oak hardwood […]
November 3, 2016
septa

Frustration Mounts as SEPTA Strike Enters Day 3

Frustration is the name of the game for commuters in Philadelphia, who are being stymied by a lack of transportation options while SEPTA remains on strike. The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority is not operating its buses, subways, or trolleys while workers strike over what they say are unfair wages and working conditions. Meanwhile, residents of the City of Brotherly Love […]
November 2, 2016
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Anne Hathaway Drums Up Hillary Votes in Philly

There are currently six days to go until the United States presidential election, and both candidates are pulling out their big guns in an attempt to sway undecided voters, and to get decided voters out to the polls. For Hillary Clinton, she was backed by some Hollywood  star power in the form of actress and Oscar-winner Anne Hathaway, who was […]
November 1, 2016
septa

SEPTA Strike Strands Thousands

Getting around the city of Philadelphia just got a heck of a lot harder – the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority’s 4,700 city transit workers went on strike today, stranding thousands of city commuters without a way to get between work and home. SEPTA provides nearly a million rides each weekday, between buses, subway service, and trolleys. There are fears that […]
October 31, 2016
Halloween Philly

Philly News Briefs: 10/31/16

1.) Happy Halloween, Philadelphia! All you kids getting dressed up to go and trawl for candy tonight, take heart: Zillow has named Philadelphia as the country’s best city for trick-or-treating. The real estate aggregator site named the City of Brotherly Love as tops for Halloween candy gathering thanks to a combination of home values, the nearness of homes to each […]
October 27, 2016

The Great Philadelphia Krispy Kreme Mystery

It’s one of America’s quintessential culinary delights: a hot and fresh Krispy Kreme donut, warm and dripping with glaze. One eats one, and immediately wants to inhale another. Such is life. Such is life, that is, except for in the City of Brotherly Love. Oh, you can get donuts aplenty there – Dunkin Donuts and Wawa flourish with sales of […]
October 26, 2016
ridesharing

Ridesharing to Become Legal in Philadelphia

After much legislative drama, it appears that ridesharing services like Lyft and Uber will become legal in Philadelphia – for good, this time. Governor Tom Wolf is set to sign a bill that overwhelmingly passed the state Senate after clearing the House of Representatives last week legalizing the popular form of commuting through which riders use apps to connect them […]
October 24, 2016
Grace Kelly

Prince Albert Buys Grace Kelly’s Former Home

Prince Albert of Monaco has purchased the Philadelphia home where his mother, the iconic movie star Grace Kelly, grew up and accepted a marriage proposal from his father, Prince Rainer III. Prince Albert confirmed to People magazine that the home was now in the hands of the royal family. He said in a statement that the Kelly home is “very […]
October 21, 2016
trump

Trump Warns of “Possible” Election Fraud in Philadelphia

So let’s run a status check here. Election Day is less than three weeks away, the polls show Hillary Clinton poised for what could be a landslide victory… and Donald Trump is already deploying sore loser tactics by warning his followers that there could be vote fraud on Election Day. This is far from the first time that Trump has […]
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