July 17, 2015
national dance day

Get Your Feet Moving on Philadelphia Dance Day

Get ready, Philadelphia – National Dance Day is coming, and the city will be celebrating it in its own special way. Philadelphia Dance Day, an offshoot of the national celebration, will be held on July 25th. From ballet to meringue, waltzing to tap, salsa and tango to contemporary, every form of dance is acceptable. Dancing is good for both body […]
July 16, 2015
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The CENTERfold: Make a Splash on Spruce Street

There’s nothing like a gorgeous, roomy home – especially when it’s in Center City. Today’s CENTERfold is a complete beauty. 2031 Spruce Street features six bedrooms and four bathrooms spread over an incredible 4,000+ square feet of living space. A tribute to elegance, this home is a class act all the way through. Built in 1915, it is imbued with […]
July 15, 2015
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Philly News Briefs: 7/15/15

1.) The sale of a Center City apartment building just broke records. The Icon apartments, located at 1616 Walnut Street, sold recently for $112 million. This created a new record for price per unit, coming in at $514,000 for each of the 206 apartments in the building. The apartments average 730 square feet. Icon features 23,000 square feet of retail […]
July 13, 2015
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Philly Hotel Occupancy Hit Record Highs in June

June was a very good month for hotels in Philadelphia, as occupancy rates hit record highs. Several special events in the city drove traffic to city hotels, which reaped the benefits of extra bodies in beds. The rates of occupancy were so high that they haven’t been seen in 22 years. The Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau reported that conventions […]
July 13, 2015
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All the Philly Beer News You Can Drink

1.) Looking to celebrate the Pope coming to Philadelphia, but you don’t quite know how? Get in on the Pope Crawl 2015, a bar crawl meant to commemorate the papal visit. As of the time I’m writing this, some 5,200 people are planning to get their brew on in the name of His Holiness. There’s a GoFundMe page to get […]
July 10, 2015
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Philadelphia Could Become a UNESCO World Heritage City

The accolades just keep rolling in for Philadelphia. News broke yesterday that the city might have earned the distinction of World Heritage City from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Not only is this a tremendous distinction, but it would be made more so by the fact that Philadelphia would be the first city in the United […]
July 9, 2015
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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 […]
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