May 27, 2015
cake boss

“Cake Boss” Bakery Coming to Rittenhouse Square

Philadelphia just got a little bit sweeter. The 10th outlet of Carlo’s Bakery, the sweet shop owned by TLC reality show star Buddy Valastro, is due to open in Rittenhouse Square on May 30th. Carlo’s, which already has stores in Marlton, Morristown, Red Bank, Ridgewood and Westfield, New Jersey, Times Square, and the Venetian in Las Vegas, is coming to […]
May 26, 2015
mary

Art Installation Planned For Pope’s Visit

An art exhibit is being planned for Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia in September. Inspired by a painting said to be dear to the pope, the installation will encourage supplicants to leave their cares in the hands of God – and for all men to help one another with their problems. The installation will take the form of a grotto […]
May 22, 2015
parking

Philly Parking Will Get Easier With New App

There’s no sugarcoating the issue – parking in Philadelphia is a real pain. Not only can it be hard to find a spot, but paying for your spot once you’ve found it can be nothing short of a nightmare. Coming this summer, however, is a parking solution that should have area drivers cheering. The Philadelphia Parking Authority has teamed with […]
May 21, 2015
art

Philadelphia News Briefs: 5/21/15

1.) A new program designed to get students excited about arts in Philadelphia has launched. “Students at Museums in Philly” consists of free audio tours narrated by 15 different young people throughout the city. The program is meant to get teens interested in art. Asef Khurshan, who narrated the audio tour for the Barnes Foundation museum, told the local CBS […]
May 20, 2015

12482 Sweet Briar Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19154

12482 Sweet Briar Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19154 Asking Price: $189,980 Move in ready, updated 3 bed/ 1.5 bath Parkwood townhome. First floor features spacious living room, dining room and eat in kitchen. Second floor offers 3 bedrooms and hall bath. This home truly has it all: spacious finished basement, laundry room in basement, and large backyard. Recent updates include: new carpet […]
May 20, 2015
mayor

Jim Kenney Wins Philadelphia Primary

Congratulations to Jim Kenney, who as of yesterday is the official Democratic nominee for mayor of the city of Philadelphia. Kenney won the Democratic primary over five other challengers. Kenney is a former city councilman who enjoyed widespread union support during the primary campaign process. It was a definitive win. Kenney was leading his next-closest competitor, Anthony Hardy Williams, by […]
May 19, 2015

It’s Primary Voting Day!

Voters, take note – today is primary voting day for Philadelphia. There are six Democratic candidates running for the lone spot on the ballot. It has been a relatively short race – the alleged frontrunner, Jim Kenney, didn’t even throw his hat into the ring until February! There is also state senator Anthony Williams, former Philadelphia DA Lynne Abraham, former […]
May 18, 2015
brown's

Philly Grocery Chain Blooms in Food Deserts

It’s a success story that nobody saw coming. Brown’s Super Store has seven locations in and around Philadelphia, in low-income areas known as “food deserts.” A food desert is a poor neighborhood with few or no options for residents to buy groceries. Consequently, it becomes hard for people to obtain affordable, nutritious food. Food deserts exist because it is hard […]
May 14, 2015

Just Reduced: 1726 S 5th St, Philadelphia, PA 19148

1726 S 5th St, Philadelphia, PA 19148 Asking Price: $364,000 Two fantastic new construction homes (one corner with 3 exposures) in Pennsport each offering 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, attractive exteriors, professionally selected finishes, tons of natural light, finished basements and spacious roofdecks with amazing skyline views. More features include solid hardwood flooring throughout, open layout, recessed lighting, large closets, concrete rear […]
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