February 20, 2017

Grocer, Distributor Revenue Down Since Soda Tax

It stood to reason that the soda tax was going to have an impact on the sales of sweetened beverages in the city of Philadelphia, but now the first wave of fiscal results are rolling in and the actual results are nothing short of dramatic. Bloomberg reports that, since the levy went into effect January 1st, some grocers and distributors […]
February 17, 2017

Ridesharing Apps Bring Big Money in Philly

According to the Philadelphia school district, ridesharing apps Lyft and Uber brought in a combined $44 million in their first two months of legality. According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, this data was gleaned from tax revenue coming in. That means that the services are averaging $5.5 million a week in the City of Brotherly Love, starting on November 4th, 2016 […]
February 16, 2017
state ids

Will Pennsylvania Change State IDs?

As of right now, Pennsylvania’s state IDs are a bit of a problem. The Keystone State is one of only a few states left in America that hasn’t made its drivers licenses and IDs REAL ID compliant. REAL ID is a form of identification that came about following the 9/11 terrorist attacks. It is supposed to meet stricter regulations for […]
February 14, 2017

Vanguard Chooses Center City Satellite Office

Yet another business has chosen Center City as a new home. The downtown core of Philadelphia is one of the city’s hottest locations for real estate, as proven by the fact that a mutual fund company is opening an “innovation center” there. Vanguard’s headquarters are enormous and based in Malvern, Pennsylvania. The new location, situated at 2300 Chestnut Street, will […]
February 13, 2017

Just Listed: 1739 Christian St, Philadelphia, PA 19146

Just Listed: $695,000 Move in ready, very well maintained 3 bed, 2.5 bath home in Graduate Hospital! The first floor features tons of natural light, open living and dining room, hardwood floors and recessed lighting throughout, central air, huge kitchen with breakfast bar, granite countertops, backsplash and stainless steel appliances. Walk up the oak staircase to the second floor with […]
February 13, 2017

Just Sold: 1101 Washington Ave Unit #506, Philadelphia, PA 19147

  Just Sold: $491,000 Rarely offered: Stunning corner 2 bedroom plus den, 3 bath bi-level New York style loft located at the Lofts of Bella Vista. This stylish apartment features modern details throughout, including iron railings, polished cement & hardwood floors, two story exposed brick walls and immense windows with abundant sunlight spilling in. Stunning views facing east and capturing […]
February 13, 2017
valentine's day

Where to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Philly

So, Valentine’s Day is tomorrow. If you have a significant other in your life, it’s the day meant to show them just how much you really care. Now, we all know that true love is about so much more than a Hallmark card and some roses, but it never hurts to make the apple of your eye feel special. In […]
February 10, 2017

Just Sold: 1903 W Diamond St, Philadelphia, PA 19121

Just Sold: $327,500 Check out this multi-unit property located just blocks from Temple University Campus. Each unit in this triplex has 3 bedrooms and 1 bathroom. Each unit is separately metered. A true turnkey investment that offers tremendous value. Frank L. DeFazio CenterCityTeam Founder and Chief Executive Officer Berkshire Hathaway Fox & Roach Realtors 530 Walnut Street, Suite 480 Philadelphia, […]
February 10, 2017
ping pong

New Ping Pong Joint Coming to Philly

First it was the axe-throwing place, now ping pong. You really can do anything for fun in Philadelphia. News broke recently that SPiN, “The Original Ping Pong Social Club,” will be opening a Philadelphia location this July. It’s unlikely that the City of Brotherly Love will know what hit it. You might be thinking… why ping pong? Isn’t that a […]
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