December 14, 2015
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The CENTERfold: A “Chestnut” of a Penthouse

Today we’re highlighting a gorgeous Center City penthouse that, in addition to many other assets, boasts spectacular views! The address is 1001-13 Chestnut St 1101W, located at the Victory Condominiums. The Victory is known for its one- and two bedroom units that are available in both bi-level and flat layouts. Today’s CENTERfold star has two bedrooms and two baths, spread […]
December 11, 2015

Just Listed: 1001-13 Chestnut St 1101W, Philadelphia, PA 19107

  Just Listed: $499,000 MAJOR PRICE DROP! This enormous 1900 square foot penthouse unit is truly one of a kind. Featuring a completely open layout, this corner unit offers amazing space with skyline views from virtually every window/vantage point, not to mention spectacular amounts of natural light. Unit has been substantially renovated with Brazilian Cherry hardwood floors, granite kitchen, recessed […]
December 11, 2015
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Tech Company Moves to Old City

Tech company Linode was one of the innovators of “the cloud,” a service that today has been dominated by industry giants like Amazon and Google. Linode was there first, offering affordable storage plans to consumers. The company was founded by Christopher Aker on the Jersey Shore, but now Linode will be moving to Philadelphia’s Old City. The company will be […]
December 10, 2015

Philadelphia News Briefs 12/10/15

1.) The low-cost airline Spirit has been adding new destinations departing from Philadelphia International Airport. The carrier, which has been consistently expanding at PHL, announced that in late April it would start flying to Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL). The addition of the two new cities brings Spirit’s total list of PHL destinations up to […]
December 9, 2015

Should Philly’s “Dangerous Dog” List Be Longer?

Is Philadelphia doing enough to keep people and animals safe from dangerous dogs? A recent article by the Philly Voice calls that into question. Only nine dogs are listed on the city’s “dangerous dog” registry. Nearby Allegheny County, which has 55,000 fewer households, has 157 animals on its list. The four suburban counties that make up the greater Philadelphia area, […]
December 8, 2015

Philadelphia News Briefs: 12/8/15

1.) Legoland is coming (close) to Philadelphia! The amusement park chain based around the perennially-popular building blocks will open its ninth American location at the Plymouth Meeting Mall. Merlin Entertainments, which owns the chain, says that “LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia” will break ground next year. It will be entirely indoors. The Discovery Center will include assorted play areas, a 4D […]
December 7, 2015

Deaf ASL Speakers Sign With a Philadelphia “Accent”

If either you or someone you love hails from Philadelphia, you know about the regional accent. It’s an intonation that turns “water” into “wooder” and “eagles” into “iggles.” Love it or hate it, the Philadelphia accent is a hallmark of living in the City of Brotherly Love. So pervasive is this accent, in fact, that even deaf people using American […]
December 3, 2015
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Pita Chain Bets Big on Philly for Expansion

One of the best parts about living in Philadelphia is that there’s never a shortage of delicious food choices when you are hungry. Now, picky eaters in Philly will have one more option when they go to order their lunch. Naf Naf Grill is a fast-casual chain specializing in Middle Eastern fusion favorites – pita, shawarma, and falafel. The chain […]
December 2, 2015
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Reports Vary on Philadelphia Apartment Market

How is Philadelphia’s apartment market doing? It’s an important question, not just because of rentals’ status in the overall state of Philadelphia housing, but also because of the high number of new multifamily building projects either recently-completed or coming down the pipeline. Is the market growing oversaturated? Sources seem to agree that the answer is “no, but proceed with caution.” […]
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