February 12, 2016
Happy Valentines Day

A Pox on WalletHub! Philly Named One of Worst V-Day Cities

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner (which is to say, two short days away), hopefully you already have all the components in place for a romantic night with your significant other. You’ve booked the reservation at their favorite restaurant, you’ve selected the perfect card, you’ve procured chocolate, and you already know where you’ll pick up fresh roses on Sunday […]
February 10, 2016
Philadelphia bridge at night.

Lonely Planet Names Philadelphia as Top U.S. City to Visit

You and I both know that Philadelphia is a great place to live and visit, but it’s always nice to see the city get the national recognition that it deserves. Now, Lonely Planet, the publisher of the best-selling travel guides, has named the City of Brotherly Love as the number one U.S. city to visit. It’s an unexpected honor, coming […]
February 9, 2016

Just Listed: 4438 Driftwood Dr 71, Philadelphia, PA 19129

Just Listed: $264,900 Welcome home to this gorgeous two bedroom, one and a half bath home in the Hilltop at Falls Ridge community! Five years young NEW CONSTRUCTION which means you get the remaining approx. five years left on the TAX ABATEMENT! Need parking? This has an over-sized one car garage and driveway so you can park TWO CARS! Open […]
February 9, 2016
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Visit the King Midas Exhibit at the Penn Museum!

You’ve heard about King Midas, he of the legendary golden touch. The real King Midas was more than just a legend, however – he was a real monarch, and a new exhibit at the Penn Museum is bringing his world back to life. “The Golden Age of King Midas” kicks off February 13th and runs through November 27th of this […]
February 8, 2016
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New Exhibit at the Betsy Ross House

It was not an easy thing to be a woman during the time of the American Revolution. I know that I personally hate doing laundry, but imagine a time when “doing the laundry” meant three days of hard manual labor! In the days before washing machines, getting clothes clean meant hauling multiple buckets of water to the fireplace to boil […]
February 8, 2016

Just Sold: 1332 S 3rd St Unit #F, Philadelphia, PA 19147

Just Sold: $595,000 A gorgeous, new construction home in Pennsport with one car garage you will simply adore! One of 12 homes currently being built in a gated community called Constitution Court, this home includes a variety of fantastic features, including hardwood flooring finished on site, Dual zoned HVAC, recessed lighting, high ceilings, and large windows throughout which fill the […]
February 5, 2016
Pre-kindergarten program in Philly

Commission Releases Pre-K Report

A commission assembled by former mayor Michael Nutter has released a report on pre-kindergarten education. The commission has outlined a proposal, costing $60 million per year, that lays out a plan for universal pre-K education for all three and four year olds in the city of Philadelphia. The key words in the report relating to the pre-K schooling were “high-quality, […]
February 4, 2016

Just Sold: 329 S 12th St Unit #400, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Just Sold: $250,000 Why Rent When You Can OWN this condo! Located in the well-established Washington Square West neighborhood, enjoy all of the wonderful perks and conveniences of city living. Designed with a classic touch and beautiful restorations. Main center entrance with intercom, this open concept 4th floor unit features hand split Espresso oak floors, granite window sills, bedroom and […]
February 4, 2016
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Are Philadelphia’s Tactics on Ride-sharing Against the Public Good?

Residents of Philadelphia who patronize ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft are having their own dollars used against them, says a report by Reason.com. The report alleges that the Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA) is using money gleaned from parking tickets and other violation fines to fund a big-budget legal campaign against ride-sharing services. Reason.com cites The Philadelphia Inquirer in stating […]
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