March 12, 2014

Coming to Philly Tech Week: 29 Stories of Tetris!

My fellow children of the 80s and 90s hear “Tetris,” and are immediately flooded with memories. We played the low-tech Soviet blockbuster on the old, original Game Boys – the big gray ones with the red buttons. We had epic battles with our friends and siblings set to a hypnotizing beep-boop soundtrack, we cursed the “z” shaped blocks (which never […]
March 11, 2014

1706 Rittenhouse Developer Building $150M, 26-story Luxury Highrise In Society Hill

1706 Rittenhouse Developer Tom Scannapieco is developing a high-rise luxury tower at 5th and Walnut Streets in the Society Hill neighborhood of Center City Philadelphia. Here are some of the bullet points: 40-unit, $150 million luxury tower at 5th and Walnut Streets in Old City. The 26-story building will be developed by Tom Scannapieco and designed by architect Cecil Baker. […]
March 10, 2014

Just Sold: 2200-28 Arch St 1008, Philadelphia, PA 19103

2200-28 Arch St 1008, Philadelphia, PA 19103 Sale Price: $427,000 7500 towards closing costs with acceptable offer! plus a HUGE price adjustment! Fabulous Value! 2200 Arch Street Condos! NY style loft industrial condos. Sleek, state of the art 2 br 2 bath condo with garage parking! Located in Logan Square, 24 hour concierge, fitness center and on site deli and […]
March 10, 2014

Can Web Tools Help Demystify Sheriff Sales?

Here’s the thing about sheriff sales: while most folks have heard that they are an awesome way to snag a home for cheap(er) – and, in Philly, we take anything we can get in that regard – practically nobody, save investors and flippers, know anything about them. These sales are open to the public, but understanding how they work is […]
March 7, 2014

Confirmed: It’s Cheaper to Buy in Philly!

There are folks who rent their homes that, for any of a variety of reasons, can’t swing the purchase of a house. Bad credit or suboptimal savings can make loan qualification nigh impossible. On the other hand, there are plenty of renters out there who justify their decision not to buy with the idea that owning is more expensive. This […]
March 6, 2014

Just Listed: 700 Commodore Court #2734, Philadelphia, PA 19146

700 Commodore Court #2734, Philadelphia, PA 19146 Asking Price $465,000 Only unit of its kind available at Toll Brothers private gated community NAVAL SQUARE.  This 2bed/2bath, 1300 sq.ft. condo WITH PARKING on the 3rd floor of 700 Commodore Court features a top of the line kitchen with stainless steel appliances, upgraded baths, large bedrooms, high ceilings, lots of closets and master bedroom with […]
March 6, 2014

Rendell’s Maglev Train Would Be An Actual Speeding Bullet

Former governor Ed Rendell is a man with a plan. Specifically, he wants to address the hellacious transportation issues Philly residents face when trying to shuttle to New York or D.C. Nobody likes the slow, congested drag that accompanies commuting to the city, but it’s a necessary evil… right? Maybe not! Rendell’s proposed solution initially sounds more like a sci-fi […]
March 4, 2014

Just Listed: 432 Poplar St #A, Philadelphia, PA 19123

432 Poplar St #A, Philadelphia, PA 19123 Asking $379,000 Enjoy all of the luxuries and amenities of a condo without paying that costly condo fee! This 2bed/2bath, bi-level condo feels like a townhome and boasts an ultra prime Northern Liberties location, private off-street PARKING and private outdoor space. First floor features living room, dining room, kitchen, full bath and master […]
March 4, 2014

Inside Philly Craft Beer Fest 2014

Last Saturday, March 1st, the Philly Craft Beer Festival, an event that was crowned one of the “Top 10 Beer Festivals in America” by Forbes Traveler, made its way to the Navy Yard once again. With general admission tickets priced at $46 a pop, we can safely say the event was worth every penny for all who attended. “The event […]
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