January 28, 2015
lyft

Lyft Flouts Philly Ban

Ready to ride-share? If you answered affirmatively, take note: Lyft is scheduled to start service in Philadelphia on Friday evening. The company, which competes with conventional taxis by pairing passengers with private drivers offering up space in their car, is a popular competitor of Uber. Interestingly, both ride-sharing services have been banned by Philadelphia’s parking and transportation authorities. Lyft, however, […]
January 27, 2015
hill

Faith Hill and Tim McGraw Sell Part of Tennessee Parcel

When you are trying to unload a large plot of land, sometimes the best thing to do is to break it up. That’s the lesson learned for country supercouple Faith Hill and Tim McGraw, who have been trying to unload 753 acres of property in Franklin, Tennessee. Located just outside of Nashville, the property consists of several residences separated by […]
January 26, 2015

Just Sold: 226 Lombard St, Philadelphia, PA 19147

226 Lombard St, Philadelphia, PA 19147 SOLD FOR: $760,000 Luxurious 4 bed/3.5 bath townhome in SOCIETY HILL w/GARAGE, rear yard and roofdeck. Enter into ground level foyer with coat closet, powder room and entrance to rear bricked patio. Entertaining level features open layout with 12′ ceilings, separate living room with fireplace, dining room, large eat in kitchen with stainless steel […]
January 26, 2015
ben franklin

Philly Homeowners Seek Riches In Pope’s Visit

Pope Francis’ visit to the United States later this year is a big deal, and a staggering number of people are expected to descend upon Philadelphia in September when the pontiff arrives. There are 65,000 hotel rooms within a 60 mile radius of the city. That sounds like a lot until one realizes that the number of folks anticipated to […]
January 23, 2015

Just Listed: 1238 Callowhill St 302, Philadelphia, PA 19123

1238 Callowhill St 302, Philadelphia, PA 19123 Asking Price: 265,000 Tranquil, renovated, move in ready, 1 bed/1bath NY Style loft in the FHA approved Beaux Arts building. This 1010 sq.ft. condo features a great layout with tons of open space, lots of natural light, 10′ wall of East facing windows that capture the morning sun, warm original golden maple factory […]
January 23, 2015
barbie

Hanging Out With Barbie In Los Angeles

Every little girl loves a Barbie doll. Some little girls, however, never quite outgrow their obsession with the terminally-smiley, impossibly-proportioned toy. Just think about those weirdos who spend thousands on surgery to look as bombastic and plastic to mimic Barbie’s oversized bosom and teeny-tiny waist. On the other hand, not ever grown-up who loves Barbie is strange. Take, for example, […]
January 22, 2015
girard

Holding the Tip At a Fishtown Restaurant

For American diners, adding a tip at the end of a sit-down meal is as common as can be. Whether you tip 15% or 20% – hopefully not less – the expectation of a gratuity is omnipresent when it comes to dining in the U.S. Of course this isn’t the case all over the world. Other nations (France, Canada) don’t […]
January 21, 2015

Celebrity Real Estate Shorts 1/21/15

Jared Leto has bought a former Air Force nuclear lookout base. Dating back to 1947, the Lookout Mountain station in L.A.was used as the base camp for some 250 filmmakers (with top-secret government clearance) who traveled the world documenting the effects of nuclear blasts. Those films were finally declassified in 1997, and the station lives on. It was used between […]
January 20, 2015
Philadelphia Off Market Deals

Philadelphia Off Market Deals – Meredith District and Fitler Square!

              XXX South 9th Street $799k 2400 sq ft 3 beds/2.5 baths Den 2 car parking in rear (more likely 1 plus patio space – can fit two small cars) All updated baths, new HVAC system, some new windows – all rest of property is average + condition MEREDITH DISTRICT XXX South American Street […]
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