March 22, 2016
michener

Drexel’s Costume Collection on Display at Michener Art Museum

When founding Drexel University, Anthony J. Drexel set aside $1 million (which, in today’s dollars, equals about $26 million) for art and artifacts intended to inspire students to want to learn more. Part of that collection included textiles, many of which survived into the 21st century and are now part of the Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection, which […]
March 21, 2016

Just Reduced: 2401 Pennsylvania Ave Unit #14C46, Philadelphia, PA 19130

Just Reduced: $184,900 Sun filled furnished studio for rent in the Philadelphian, a doorman building in Art Museum neighborhood. Freshly painted unit offers hardwood floors, updated kitchen and large wall of windows for natural light. Spacious balcony offers prime skyline views! Rent includes all utilities, including cable, shuttle service to center city and 24 hour concierge, access to indoor/outdoor pool, […]
March 21, 2016
grom

New Tiger at the Philadelphia Zoo!

It’s always an exciting day when the Philadelphia Zoo adds a new resident. This week, zookeepers are proudly showing off the zoo’s latest acquisition: a stunning 8-year-old Amur tiger named Grom. As of Friday, Grom was taking a survey of his new terrain at the zoo’s Big Cat Falls, pacing around and feeling everything out. Grom was born at the […]
March 18, 2016

Just Sold: 1923 Christian St Unit #C, Philadelphia, PA 19146

Just Sold: $165,000 Complete with upgraded interior finishes, a huge common roof deck with phenomenal views of the City skyline, and convenient location, 1923 Christian C offers you all the amenities you want and more in the Southwest Center City/Graduate Hospital Neighborhood, a hip and vibrant neighborhood with its own bar and restaurant scene, two blocks away from Julian Abele […]
March 18, 2016
vegan donuts

Philly News Briefs: 3/18/16

1.) West Philadelphia vegans have a new place to indulge their sweet teeth. If you frequent local cafes, you have likely encountered Dottie’s Donuts, a lineup of vegan sweets. Now, the brand has a storefront location for the first time, right next door to its commercial bakery at 4529 Springfield Avenue. Never tried a vegan donut? No worries, says owner […]
March 17, 2016
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Philadelphia Prepares For Another Museum Opening

If there’s one thing that Philadelphia has in spades, it’s a sense of history. Who doesn’t think of the city and automatically think of the Liberty Bell, Betsy Ross’ house, and the preserved buildings where George Washington and Ben Franklin hobnobbed? The fact of the matter is, Philadelphia is crammed with monuments to the American Revolution. In Old City, there […]
March 16, 2016

Just Sold: 1840 Mountain St, Philadelphia, PA 19145

Just Sold: $136,000 Newly Renovated 3 bedroom house still in process of renovations. 1st floor offers ceramic flooring, living area, 1/2 bath, new kitchen cabinets and appliances. Small rear yard. 2nd floor offers 3 bedrooms with carpeting throughout, 3 piece bathroom.   Frank L. DeFazio, JD (previously licensed to practice law in PA/NJ) Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach, REALTORS […]
March 16, 2016

Just Listed For Rent: 2218 Delancey Pl Unit #1ST FL, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Just Listed For Rent: $3200.00/mo Bi-level 2,300 sq. ft 2 bedroom, 2 bath with large living room, kitchen, washer/dryer, central air, private outdoor space. Located in the heart of Rittenhouse Square. Available June 1, 2016. Frank L. DeFazio, JD (previously licensed to practice law in PA/NJ) Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach, REALTORS 530 Walnut Street, Suite 260 Philadelphia, PA […]
March 16, 2016
perelman

UPenn’s Medical School Attains High Ranking

Congratulations to the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania for having tied for third place on U.S. News & World Report’s national ranking of medical schools! It was the only one of the six medical schools in the Philadelphia region to crack the magazine’s Top 50 list. UPenn tied with Johns Hopkins University and the University of […]
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