October 12, 2015
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Philadelphia Prepares for 2016 DNC

Philadelphia got some serious practice handling a major event with the pope’s visit. Now, the city and the Secret Service have their eyes set on their next major collaboration: the 2016 Democratic National Convention (DNC). The DNC will take place during July 25 – 28 next summer at the Wells Fargo Center. It is a major bash for Democrats, who […]
October 9, 2015

Just Sold: 936 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19123

936 New Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19123 Just Sold: $432,000 Multi-family home for sale in amazing Northern Liberties location! 2 units and a shared back yard that’s big and beautiful. The rear unit is a great one bedroom. The kitchen and bathrooms were all recently updated and the tenant is looking to stay. The front unit is 1200 square feet […]
October 9, 2015
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Philadelphia Bathrooms Go Gender Neutral

In a move meant to affirm transgender rights, the Philadelphia City Council passed a bill yesterday requiring certain city restrooms to drop the “men” or “women” signs and become gender-neutral. The Council unanimously approved the measure, which applies to single-stall public restrooms throughout the city. Mayor Michael Nutter’s Office of LGBT Affairs drafted the bill and it was introduced to […]
October 8, 2015
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More Cash Home Sales in Philly Lately

Paying cash for a home purchase is a wonderful thing – if you can afford it. It is just a matter of common sense that many consumers cannot pony up that much bank when it comes time to purchase real estate. Survey data shows that, across America, reality is living up to that expectation: cash home sales have been steadily […]
October 8, 2015

Just Sold: 164 Lauriston St, Philadelphia, PA 19128

164 Lauriston St, Philadelphia, PA 19128 Just Sold: $225,000 Charming and updated row in Roxborough. This 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath has been totally rehabbed and is move-in ready! Full of original details plus great upgrades. Updates include: replacement windows, new kitchen with tall cabinets and large pantry, updated bathrooms with modern tile and fixtures, rear deck & fenced yard, refinished hardwoods […]
October 8, 2015

Price Reducation: 1923 Christian St C, Philadelphia, PA 19146

1923 Christian St C, Philadelphia, PA 19146 Price Reduction: $175,000 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 […]
October 8, 2015

Just Listed: 3229 Tyson Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19149

3229 Tyson Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19149 Just Listed: $144,900 New and fully rehabbed row home in the heart of the Northeast! Refinished original wood flooring throughout the first floor and bedrooms. Fully renovated kitchen with brand new upgraded stainless steel appliances including double oven, and dishwasher, cabinets, granite counter-tops, and beautiful slate floors. Fully updated bathroom features skylight, shower stall, […]
October 7, 2015

Pros: Businesses Should “Brag” About Philly

So, the weekend of the pope’s visit was a success in many ways – people connected with one another in car-free streets, babies were kissed, pilgrims got up close and personal with His Holiness – but something of a bummer from a business standpoint. Leading up to the papal weekend, city officials filled the ears of local business owners with […]
October 6, 2015
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Group Wants to See Center City Go Car-Free

Those of us who weathered the Popeapocalypse of ’15 in Center City experienced a lot of surreal moments. Among them? The experience of seeing downtown Philadelphia completely devoid of cars. Thanks to the security perimeter put in place during the pontiff’s visit, many streets of Center City were given over to pedestrians, bikes, and strollers where normally there would be […]
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