August 26, 2019
candles

The Best Restaurants in Rittenhouse Square

Rittenhouse Square is the nexus of Center City Philadelphia, the most desirable neighborhood with the hottest location. Given Philadelphia’s fame as a city stacked with great places to eat, it should come as no surprise that Rittenhouse Square is a hotspot for dining on all levels, with plenty of restaurants available that boast great reputations and adventurous, enticing menus. Whether […]
August 22, 2019
seniors

Why You Should Retire in Philadelphia

Every new retiree dreams of finding the perfect enclave for themselves (and possibly a significant other) – a place where they can live happily, access great healthcare, and spend active, fun days enjoying their surroundings. For a lot of seniors, that place is Florida… trust me, I used to live in a city nicknamed “God’s Waiting Room.” But I’m here […]
August 20, 2019
orchids

Fact Time: The New Four Seasons Philadelphia

The whole metro area has been buzzing about Philadelphia’s premier hospitality offering: the new Four Seasons, which just opened high atop the Comcast Technology Center. There has been one gushing review, article, or blog post after another in a deluge of press singing the praises of the pristine, glittering hotel. This is not an experience for everyone – rooms start […]
August 19, 2019
money

New Bank Coming to Center City

A new contender has entered the fray in Philly’s already crowded banking scene. Bank of Princeton, a financial institution based in – you guessed it – New Jersey has received authorization to build a banking center in Center City, on Chestnut Street, that will be completed by the end of this year. Bank of Princeton, which boasts $1.3 billion in […]
August 14, 2019
grocery store

Giant to Open… GIANT Flagship Store in Center City

A two-story grocery store is coming to Center City. The store is appropriately called Giant, because the size of the store is gonna be… huge. The store will be part of a new mixed-use development coming to 23rd Street, across from the Schuylkill River, called Riverwalk. It will consist of two apartment towers with Giant taking up 65,000 square feet […]
August 13, 2019
coffee

Your Essential Guide to the Best Local Coffee in Center City

I, like many of you, cannot get myself going in the morning without a decent jolt of caffeine. Since a direct IV drip of stimulant into my veins is both illegal and dangerous, I have to rely on good, strong coffee to get me moving. For many people, when they move to a new area, the first thing they seek […]
August 7, 2019
drinks

Your Essential Guide to the Best Bars in Center City

If there’s one thing that young professionals and singles love, it’s a great bar. Your local watering hole is not only the place to see and be seen, it’s hangout central for your friends, coworkers, and visitors from out of town who want to get the Philly nightlife experience. Fortunately for downtown dwellers, Center City is replete with fabulous places […]
August 5, 2019
orchids

New Four Seasons Philadelphia Brings Sky-High Views, Phenomenal Dining

It’s been a long four years since the beloved Four Seasons Philadelphia on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway shuttered, awaiting the construction of its new home in the Comcast Center building. With the tower, now the highest in the city, completed and the twelve floors allotted for the hotel polished, shined, and ready to accept guests starting August 12th, the wait […]
July 30, 2019
philadelphia

Chestnut Street Bridge to Close For a Year

Starting on August 5th, the Chestnut Street Bridge will be closed to traffic for a year as it undergoes necessary repairs and renovations. A lot of drivers are going to have a tougher time crossing the Schuylkill between University City and Center City due to the loss of this major thoroughfare that was a big part of many commuters’ routine. […]
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