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 […]
May 14, 2015
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Spring Garden Could Host Newest Stretch of Greenway

Spring Garden is going to live up to its name. The Philadelphia neighborhood is likely to become the newest stretch of the East Coast Greenway, which extends 2,900 miles up the Eastern seaboard from Maine to Florida. It’s an exciting project, but the stretch of the Greenway running through Philadelphia is lacking. Spring Garden Street has been proposed as the […]
May 13, 2015
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Philadelphia 76ers Unveil New Logo

It’s an exciting day to be a Philadelphia 76ers fan! The team just unveiled a new logo suite. Fresh and exciting, the new logo should get fans pumped in advance of this year’s NBA lottery and draft. The new logos are effective immediately and come in advance of the NBA draft lottery, set to take place next week on May […]
May 12, 2015
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Philadelphia News Briefs: 5/12/15

1.) Tired of playing at the parking wars? There’s a way to reserve your spot on the street – but it will cost you. Owners of electric cars can apply for their own reserved parking space in front of their home, complete with charging station. You will have to pay $50 for a non-refundable application fee and $500 for the […]
May 11, 2015
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Plans Continue as Pope’s Visit Draws Nearer

Pope Francis’ visit to the United States is now less than five months away. As the papal visit draws nearer, the planning for the pontiff’s arrival are being kicked into high gear. It’s been announced that the pope will stay at the St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Lower Merion when he visits. It is customary for the pope to stay […]
May 8, 2015
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Bill Takes Aim at Philly Trash Issues

City councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown has sponsored a bill that takes aim at the city’s “Filthadelphia” image. It’s a known fact that Philadelphia has a serious litter issue. Sidewalks, vacant lots, alleys, and corners have all become resting spots for trash, sullying the city’s image. Offenders habitually drop their trash, heedless of the detrimental effect they are having on their […]
May 7, 2015
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Get Ready to Get Medieval at the Philly Renaissance Faire

Come all ye lords and ladies! Philadelphia is getting its own Renaissance Faire. Set in tranquil Fairmount Park, the faire will be an experiment of sorts for its organizers. Every fall there is the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire that takes place in Lancaster County, an hour and a half away from the city, but there has up until this point been […]
May 6, 2015
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Genghis Khan Exhibit Brings Conqueror to Philly

A special exhibit on Mongolian conqueror Genghis Khan is coming to the Franklin Institute in three days. On May 9th, “Genghis Khan: Bring the Legend to Life” will roll into town with artwork and artifacts commemorating the life of the warlord. The show debuted at the Houston Museum of Natural Science back in 2009 and has since toured the United […]
May 5, 2015
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Taste of 3 Cities Comes to Philadelphia

Food trucks are super hot right now. Accordingly, festivals involving food trucks are popping up all across the United States – and Philadelphia is no exception. The city, along with Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, will play host to the Taste of 3 Cities food truck festival and competition on Saturday, May 9th. Starting at 12 noon and going until 9 […]
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