June 10, 2015
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The CENTERfold: Broad Street Penthouse

One of the few disadvantages of living in the big city? You don’t really get the same outdoor space that one enjoys when they live in the suburbs or country. There isn’t an abundance of free room to sit, relax, and get the fresh air. Today in the CENTERfold, however, I’ve found an exception. Say hello to 440 S. Broad […]
June 9, 2015
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Philadelphia News Briefs: 6/9/15

1.) Philadelphia made the 37th spot on WalletHub’s ranking of sports cities. That was a good deal lower than Pittsburgh, which snagged the 2nd spot on the list. The list of 272 cities was ordered based on a number of factors, including the amount of professional teams based within the area, the degree of fan engagement, and the teams’ performance. […]
June 8, 2015
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Four Seasons Philadelphia Closes

Farewell to the Philadelphia Four Seasons… for now. The iconic luxury hotel shut its doors yesterday after more than 30 years of operation. It took its last reservations for the evening of June 6th and ended operations on June 7th. The Four Seasons was located on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway overlooking Logan Square. It has 357 rooms and was described […]
June 5, 2015
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Are Philly Sports Cursed?

Sports curses – true phenomenon or superstition? Nobody knows for sure. It’s definitely true that some sports teams seem to have a burden of bad luck hanging over their heads, if nothing else. Just look at the Chicago Cubs, who haven’t won a World Series since 1908. The Red Sox were supposedly under a curse for a long time. But […]
June 4, 2015
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Philly Runners Beat Gridlock

Have you ever been stuck in traffic so bad that you could swear it would be faster to get out and just walk? I know that I have. Turns out that you weren’t mistaken when you had that thought. Last Friday, a group of Philadelphia runners raced against the evening rush hour traffic to make a point about the importance […]
June 3, 2015
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Philadelphia Prepares Souvenirs for Pope’s Visit

With Pope Francis’ visit coming in September, the city of Philadelphia has been in an uproar getting ready. With millions of people expected to come and see the pontiff as he officiates mass and a Festival of Families, questions include where all these faithful are going to stay and how officials will manage the crowds. Art installations are being planned, […]
June 2, 2015
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On the Run For National Running Day in Philly!

Get your sneakers ready, Philadelphia. National Running Day is right around the corner – tomorrow, June 3rd. I always love a good excuse to run. Not only is it great exercise, but it’s a lot of fun as well. As runners from sea to shining sea are taking off, the city will be celebrating the day with an exciting spate […]
June 1, 2015
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The CENTERfold: Barclay Beautiful

Who doesn’t love a gorgeous Rittenhouse Square condo with great views and amazing style? Today in the CENTERfold we’re checking out 237-47 S. 18th Street #5BC. It’s a cumbersome address for such a lovely piece of real estate! With 5,000 square feet of living space, it’s certain that nobody is going to want for room to move around. This home […]
May 29, 2015
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Giant Rubber Ducky Coming to Philadelphia Waterfront

What could be more fun than a giant rubber ducky? I mean REALLY giant – 61 feet high and 11 tons! It’s the world’s largest rubber ducky, in fact, and it’s coming to the Tall Ships Philadelphia/Camden Festival held between June 25th and 28th. The duck will be installed on the Delaware River. The duck was last seen at Tall […]
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