November 1, 2013

80 Apartments Going Up On 1100 Block of Chestnut

80 Apartments Going Up On 1100 Block of Chestnut The vacant, ugly buildings at 1118-28 Chestnut Street near Midtown Village will soon be a distant memory.   Zoning was recently approved for an 80 unit, 7 story building to be built in their place.  A company affiliated with Brickstone Realty Company is expected to begin demolition of the vacant properties shortly.  […]
November 1, 2013

Kevin Hart Donates 500 Computers, Visits Philly Schools

Kevin Hart Donates 500 Computers, Visits Philly Schools It’s always great to hear stories about celebrities and athletes giving back to the communities they grew up in and today comedian Kevin Hart is doing just that.  Reports are that Hart not only donated 500 computers to the city of Philadelphia (300 to school district and 200 to department of parks […]
November 1, 2013

Cat Hoarding At Grace Kelly Home In East Falls

Cat Hoarding At Grace Kelly Home In East Falls Police and animal cruelty investigators arrived with a warrant yesterday at the childhood home of Grace Kelly yesterday and were stunned by the “deplorable conditions” and “cat hoarding” they encountered.  Inside the home, located at 3901 Henry Avenue in East Falls, authorities found 14 living cats, one dead cat and “”fleas, […]
October 31, 2013

“Friends” Star Speaking At UPenn Nov. 6th

“Friends” Star Speaking At UPenn Nov. 6th And sadly that star isn’t Jennifer Aniston… Instead, Matthew Perry, who played the always affable Chandler Bing on the hit show Friends, will speak on November 6th at 8pm about subject including his struggles with drug and alcohol abuse and his path to sobriety.  The speech is part of the University’s SPEC Connaissance […]
October 31, 2013

Mural Arts Exhitbit Opens November 15th At PAFA

Mural Arts Saves Lives, More Than Just A Painting Philadelphia, also named “The City Of Murals“,  is known for its beautifully painted murals that cover thousands of buildings throughout the city. The City Of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program will soon be celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2014, with over 3,000 murals painted thus far. The public art program was born […]
October 30, 2013

SCRAPPLEFEST This Saturday At Reading Terminal Market

SCRAPPLEFEST This Saturday At Reading Terminal Market WARNING: All you vegans, vegetarians and pork haters out there might not want to read any further!  On Saturday, November 2nd, Reading Terminal Market ( 12th and Arch Street) will celebrate a signature Philly delicacy, SCRAPPLE! The mysterious meat dates back to the 17th century when the recently arrived Dutch started frying it up […]
October 29, 2013

Chase Utley’s Condo Up For Sale

Chase Utley’s Condo Up For Sale Philadelphia Phillie Chase Utley’s Penthouse at The Ayer hit the MLS yesterday at an asking price of $4.3 million with condo fees in excess of 4k/month!   The move comes somewhat as a surprise given Utley’s recent signing to a 2 year, $27 million dollar extension.  Chase, and his wife Jennifer, purchased the condo […]
October 26, 2013

The Future Of Penn’s Landing

The Future Of Penn’s Landing Exciting news for the country’s worst used waterfront real estate. The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation and Hargreaves Associates  have begun the initial plans for Penn’s Landing Park, that would span from Chestnut Street to Walnut Street, from Front Street to the river’s edge. The bridge will extend over Columbus Boulevard via a curving path that will […]
October 25, 2013

Philly’s Hottest Halloween Parties!

Philly’s Hottest Halloween Parties! It’s almost Halloween everyone! Dress to impress and hop around to all of these Halloween bashes complete with costume contests and drink specials. Here are a few spots not to miss! The Official Fireball Whisky Halloween Bash at Ladder 15: Fireball Whisky specials all night long, Live DJ, and of course the costume contest. If you dress your […]
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