September 17, 2015

Mayor Nutter Holds Pope Press Conference

Are you excited yet about the pope’s imminent arrival in Philadelphia? Mayor Michael Nutter has a message for those who are still stressing out about logistics: don’t worry, be happy. The mayor held a press conference yesterday, with just ten days to go until the pontiff’s arrival. The conference covered several details not previously discussed, as well as serving to […]
September 16, 2015

City of Philadelphia Receives Money to Expand Indego

The William Penn Foundation has extended a one-year, $1.5 million grant to the City of Philadelphia so that it can expand its popular bike-sharing program. Mayor Michael Nutter spoke happily about the expansion money, pointing out that Indego has been a tremendous success in just four months of operation. With the grant from the Penn Foundation, he said, the city […]
September 14, 2015

Just Listed: 109 Elfreths Aly, Philadelphia, PA 19106

109 Elfreths Aly, Philadelphia, PA 19106 Just Listed:  $649,900.00 The perfect blend of Old World Philadelphia history meets modern architecture and finishes in this 4bed/2bath RENOVATION with 2 CAR PARKING on Elfreth’s Alley! Located on unique home was painstakingly renovated for the past 2 years and features a magnificent, high end, eat in kitchen with stainless steel appliances, brand new […]
September 14, 2015

Just Listed: 1901 Kater St, Philadelphia, PA 19146

1901 Kater St, Philadelphia, PA 19146 Just Listed: $1,100,000.00 One of a kind, 3bed/3.5bath (3000sq.ft.) corner property featuring 2 CAR GARAGE and INTERIOR COURTYARD! This property truly has it all: three private outdoor spaces (courtyard and 2 decks), incredible light (multiple exposures and tons of windows), multi zone heat and air, gas fireplace, hardwood and tile flooring throughout, completely wired […]
September 14, 2015
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Hotels Cut Prices Ahead of Pope’s Visit

Remember when the pope’s visit was first announced? There was a run on hotel rooms, and much was made of the fact that the Philadelphia area simply did not have enough rooms to accommodate the millions of pilgrims expected to throng Center City on a mission to see the pontiff. Prices soared, and hotels instituted minimum stay requirements, all in […]
September 14, 2015

Just Listed: 2341 Carpenter St, Philadelphia, PA 19146

2341 Carpenter St, Philadelphia, PA 19146 Just Listed: $449,900 Impeccable move-in-ready, 2bed/2.5bath renovation w/ FINISHED BASEMENT in the heart of Graduate Hospital, family friendly neighborhood near Naval Square. Parking is simple on this tree lined street and with a Walk Score of 90 and Bike Score of 99 this home is only steps from Center City and Rittenhouse Square’s best bars, […]
September 14, 2015

Just Listed: 1 Queen St 14B, Philadelphia, PA 19147

 1 Queen St 14B, Philadelphia, PA 19147 Just Listed: $549,900 Located in the Meredith Catchment, this spacious, beautiful home with 1 car GARAGE is packed with upgrades across its nearly 2,700 square feet! Wainscoting, crown molding, and hardwood floors run throughout the home, beginning at the entry way and including all of the living areas. The oversized living room has […]
September 11, 2015
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Airbnb Hosts Find Papal Visitor Reality Doesn’t Live Up to the Hype

As the papal visit draws closer, an interesting phenomenon is at work. Remember in the spring when the pope’s visit was announced and it seemed like everyone in Philadelphia (plus the surrounding areas) with an extra room was hustling to get it listed on Airbnb for a hefty nightly fee? Well, as you may or may not have noticed, these […]
September 11, 2015

Just Sold: 117 W Allen St, Philadelphia, PA 19123

117 W Allen St, Philadelphia, PA 19123 Just Sold: $270,00   Very well built & recently renovated 17′ wide home in the heart of Northern Liberties…priced to SELL!! Do Not miss this huge brick home w tall ceilings, lots of light, & refinished original wide-plank hardwood flooring. Updated kitchen & beautifully tiled bathroom. Private Garden!! Tons of cool custom features […]
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