August 10, 2015

Just Listed: 1534 McKean St, Philadelphia, PA 19145

1534 McKean St, Philadelphia, PA 19145 Asking Price: $214,900 Welcome home to 1534 McKean, a recently updated four bedroom, one and a half bathroom townhome in the booming Newbold area of South Philadelphia! Take a look at the beautiful partial stone façade that was recently done. Walk into an open concept floor plan which consists of a spacious living room, dining […]
August 10, 2015

Just Listed: 250 S 17th St 301, Philadelphia, PA 19103

250 S 17th St 301, Philadelphia, PA 19103 Asking Price: $724,900 Welcome home to 250 s. 17th, Rittenhouse Square’s preeminent prewar building. This doorman, elevator building is just steps from Rittenhouse Square. Only two units per floor, so no need to worry about noisy neighbors. Unit #301 is completely renovated and has been meticulously maintained during current ownership. It has extraordinary […]
August 10, 2015

Just Listed: 903 Lombard St, Philadelphia, PA 19147

903 Lombard St, Philadelphia, PA 19147 Asking Price: $899,900 Welcome home to this tastefully renovated town home with GARAGE PARKING in the charming Washington Square West neighborhood! The recessed, gated entrance gives you that little bit of additional privacy you have been waiting for! The home is complete with three bedrooms, three and a half bathrooms, a living room with a […]
August 10, 2015
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Some Philly Residents Resent Pope’s Visit

The pope’s visit to Philadelphia is an exciting development for sure. The city is all abuzz with planning for the big event, which is set to take place in September. But some Philadelphia residents just aren’t feeling the papal love. Scores of residents have taken to internet forums like Reddit and the comments sections of news sites to complain about […]
August 7, 2015
micro units

The Rise of the Micro-Units

It’s a cliche of big city living – people cramming themselves into teeny-tiny apartments barely bigger than a walk-in closet. In reality, that phenomenon seems confined to New York City. One doesn’t find very many “micro-units” in Philadelphia. That is, not until recently. Alterra Property Group is running something of an experiment to see whether the Philadelphia rental market will […]
August 5, 2015
wawa

Three Cheers For Wawa!

Philadelphia has a long-standing love affair with Wawa. And why not? The stores are bright and clean, the coffee is fresh and delicious, and the Wawa subs… say no more. Wawa is very much a local institution, even though they have spread around the country. That’s why it’s a matter of local pride that Wawa was recently determined to be […]
August 4, 2015
herrs

Snacking Through the City

No matter what critics might say about Philadelphia, one thing is for certain… we certainly eat well here. From cheesesteaks to soft pretzels and water ice, this area is absolutely bursting with iconic foods. In fact, so many delicious noms are native to Philadelphia that it’s possible to snack your way around the city on local delights! Here’s the 411 […]
August 3, 2015
mcglincheys

Philly Voice Counts Down “Iconic” City Bathrooms

I’ve heard of magazine-worthy living rooms or kitchens, but not so much a bathroom. There’s something about this humble, functional room that doesn’t much lend itself to the spotlight. That’s why it was such a hilarious, quirky choice by the Philly Voice to spotlight ten of the most “iconic” bathrooms in the city. Some of these are ultra luxe, others […]
July 31, 2015
porta potties

When You Have to Go… (Pope Edition)

So, you’re planning on coming to Philadelphia to see Pope Francis. Presumably you’ve found a place to stay (easier said than done), figured out how you’ll navigate public transportation (or at least brought your walking shoes), and you’ve picked up your commemorative papal plush toy. All that’s left to do is show up. Right? Anyone who has attended a big […]
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