July 9, 2015

Philadelphia May Allow Camping During Pope’s Visit

With the pope’s visit in late September drawing nearer by the day, a pressing question still remains concerning the lodging of all the people coming to town to see the pontiff. It’s expected that between 1.5 and 2 million people will flood Philadelphia during the weekend of September 26-27, and hotels are booked solid. There are people putting their homes […]
July 8, 2015

Just Sold: 100 Governors Ct, Philadelphia, PA 19146

100 Governors Ct, Philadelphia, PA 19146 Just Sold: $590,000 FORMER MODEL HOME for sale at Naval Square, CC’s premier gated community! Prized location overlooking lush parade grounds with CC skyline views! An incredibly rare opportunity to own in the “front of the community” and still take advantage of 7.5 years of tax abatement! This highly desired, 2-story ‘Halsey’ model townhome w/attached […]
July 8, 2015

Just Sold: 23 S 23rd St 2J, Philadelphia, PA 19103

23 S 23rd St 2J, Philadelphia, PA 19103 Just Sold: $340,000 High end, luxurious 1 bed, 1.5 bath condo in the 23 Condominium– one of Philadelphia’s best boutique condo buildings. Located in Rittenhouse Square, this 1040 sq.dt. condominium home features cherry hardwood flooring, high ceilings, granite, island, stainless steel Viking appliances, and in unit washer/dryer. The double-tiered operable windows in the […]
July 8, 2015

Stylish Spaces: 1228-32 Arch St # 3A

Sometimes, while browsing homes for sale, I encounter a listing so unique and with so much pizzazz that I can’t help posting about it. This funky/sexy/cool loft fits the bill exactly. Located in the Arch Street Exchange building a few steps away from the Reading Terminal Market, this condo couldn’t ask for a more ideal Center City location. Airy, light, […]
July 7, 2015

Philly Landmarks to Close for Pope’s Visit

As the weeks go by, plans are really shaping up for Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia in September. This past week saw the official release of the pontiff’s itinerary for his two days in the city, which includes attending the World Festival of Families, visiting the inmates of a prison, and saying mass twice (once for a private, ticketed event […]
July 6, 2015

Philly News Briefs: 7/6/15

1.) An exhibit on the painting style Impressionism is coming to the Philadelphia Museum of Art. This will be the only United States showing of “Discovering the Impressionists: Paul Durand-Ruel and the New Painting,” and the exhibit will be on display until the middle of September. Paul Durand-Ruel was an art dealer who enthusiastically championed Impressionism in the face of […]
July 3, 2015
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Overhead Railways to Become Parkland

Philadelphia is a great city, no doubt about it. One area in which the city lacks, however, is green public space. Philly is definitely something of a concrete jungle, with precious little parkland. That will soon be changing, however. It’s been announced that the city will turn its unused overhead railways into lush, green park space, similar to New York […]
July 2, 2015

President Obama to Address the NAACP in Philadelphia

Philadelphia continues its trend of drawing in some of the world’s luminaries this year. It was recently announced that President Obama will address the NAACP in Philadelphia during the Association’s annual convention. This will take place on July 14th. NAACP Chairman Roslyn M. Brock called it an “honor” to be having the president speak in front of the convention. She […]
July 1, 2015

Pope’s Schedule for Visit Released

The beginning of July brings us just a bit closer to Pope Francis’ September visit – and yesterday brought us news of the pontiff’s official schedule for his stop in Philadelphia. The pope will visit New York and Washington D.C. before spending time in Philly. Saturday, September 26th will see the pope arrive at Philadelphia International Airport from New York […]
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