August 8, 2016
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Fiberglass DNC Donkeys Ready to Head Home

During the Democratic National Convention held last month in Philadelphia, the city was bedecked with 57 fiberglass donkeys representing the different states and electoral territories present at the convention. The donkeys were scattered at strategic sites throughout the City of Brotherly Love, each one hand-painted with symbols of the state that they represent. Now the DNC is over, and it’s […]
August 5, 2016

Just Sold: 1724 Green St Unit #A, Philadelphia, PA 19130

Just Sold: $315,000 Updated, spacious and convenient! This beautiful turn of the century condo conversion offers grand spaces, lovely details and tastefully renovated kitchen and bath. Add a private garden patio and optional monthly parking and be totally impressed! Open the door and enjoy an enormous living room with high ceilings, large windows, hardwood floors and beautiful wood burning fireplace. […]
August 5, 2016

Just Sold: 140 Charlestown Hunt Dr, Phoenixville, PA 19460

Just Sold: $790,000 Welcome to this gorgeous and massive home in the highly sought after Charlestown Hunt community. Spread out on over half an acre of impeccably maintained land, this fully customized home is truly one of a kind. Featuring 6772 square feet of completely finished living space (including an enormous finished basement), this 5 bedroom, four and a half […]
August 5, 2016
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City Issues Statement Regarding Dumpster Pool Parties

There are certain things that you assume you shouldn’t have to tell another grown-up, adult human person. “Don’t stick lit fireworks in your orifices,” is one of them. “Don’t play in the middle of the highway.” I could probably come up with more. One might think that “don’t go swimming in your local dumpster” is pretty intuitive, but as it […]
August 4, 2016
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Philadelphia-Based “Shark Tank” Deal Comes to Naught

A trio of young entrepreneurs from Philadelphia thought their dreams had come true when they appeared on an episode of ABC’s “Shark Tank” TV show. For the uninitiated, “Shark Tank” has hopeful (usually young) business owners making presentations to a panel of millionaire and billionaire “sharks,” who offer constructive criticism of their ideas and practices and, if the entrepreneurs are […]
August 3, 2016
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Philly News Briefs: 8/3/16

1.) Two Philadelphia restaurants have landed on Bon Appetit magazine’s list of the best new restaurants in America. One is widely considered to have been a predictable choice, while the other was a pleasant surprise. The expected choice was Wm. Mulherin’s Sons, a “slick” resto with a home in a century-old building that is helmed by renowned local chef Chris […]
August 2, 2016
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New Mormon Temple in Philadelphia Accepting Visitors

From August 10th until September 9th, Philadelphia-area residents and visitors will have a chance to do something not many secular people can claim: visiting the inside of a Mormon temple. The Church of Latter Day Saints just built its 152nd temple worldwide, and it’s in Philadelphia – the first temple in the state of Pennsylvania. The Church is notable for […]
August 1, 2016

Just Sold: 724 S 7th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147

Just Sold: $375,000 Unique and updated two bedroom, one bathroom row home in awesome Bella Vista location within the Meredith school catchment, is ready for the new Owners to enjoy. This home is Certified Pre-Owned, and has been inspected and appraised already! Immediate equity without lifting a finger! The home offers many modern updates, including central air, as well as […]
August 1, 2016

Pennsylvania Cigarette Tax to Take Effect Today

Everyone knows that smoking cigarettes is bad for you. With links to cancer, every cigarette you smoke is chipping minutes off your life. Every smoker has heard it ad nauseum over the years: it’s on TV ads, magazine pages, and even on the packs of cigarettes themselves. Now, cigarette smoking in Pennsylvania just got a little worse for you, because […]
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