July 19, 2012

New How & Nosm Mural In Center City

New How & Nosm Mural In Center City New How & Nosm Mural In Center City Found a really cool new mural (click on image for larger version) on Savage Habit by How & Nosm.  The mural is located at the intersection of 13th and Sansom across from El Vez.  The mural is called Personal Melody and here’s a little […]
July 18, 2012

Philadelphia Homestead Exemption UPDATE

Philadelphia Homestead Exemption UPDATE Philadelphia Homestead Exemption UPDATE As most in the Philadelphia Real Estate community know along with new values, the City of Philadelphia will be introducing a new tax relief program for homeowners called the Homestead Exemption beginning in Tax Year 2014.   I previously wrote about the homestead exemption here. If you have already submitted an application for […]
July 11, 2012

Bainbridge Street Barrel House Coming To Bella Vista

Bainbridge Street Barrel House Coming To Bella Vista Bainbridge Street Barrel House Coming To Bella Vista It looks like Labor Day will mark the opening of the Bainbridge Street Barrel House in Bella Vista.  Located at 625-27 Bainbridge Street, Bainbridge Street Barrel House will feature ” 24 taps featuring local and regional beers, more than 200 bottles, an intense cider list, and […]
July 10, 2012

Philly To New York In 37 Minutes On High Speed Amtrak

Philly To New York In 37 Minutes On High Speed Amtrak Philly To New York In 37 Minutes On High Speed Amtrak Philly.com reports that Amtrak’s $151 billion plan to redevelop the entire Northeast Corridor for high speed train travel will result in 37 minute trips between Philadelphia and New York.  The change will not happen overnight but rather will […]
July 3, 2012

Looking For A $12,000/month Rental?

Looking For A $12,000/month Rental? Looking For A $12,000/month Rental? No seriously.  My eyes almost popped out of my head when I saw 2023-25 Locust Street in Rittenhouse Square listed on the MLS.  The place is amazing but $12,000 a month??  I found an old description from when it was previously listed for sale for $4,200,000: Famed and fabulous Double-Wide […]
June 28, 2012

“Lines in Four Directions in Flowers” New At Philadelphia Museum Of Art

“Lines in Four Directions in Flowers” New At Philadelphia Museum Of Art “Lines in Four Directions in Flowers” New At Philadelphia Museum Of Art Was running past the Philadelphia Musuem of Art the other day and I noticed the cool new gardens out front.  It turns out that the new public garden is actually the most recently piece of horticultural […]
June 26, 2012

Finnigan’s Wake Building Two Story Balcony Over Sidewalk

Finnigan’s Wake Building Two Story Balcony Over Sidewalk Finnigan’s Wake Building Two Story Balcony Over Sidewalk PlanPhilly reports that City Council passed ordinances that will allow Finnigan’s Wake to build a two story balcony above the Spring Garden Street sidewalk and redesign the front facade that currently exists.  Additionally, Finnigan’s is permitted to construct an outdoor dining patio, that will […]
June 22, 2012

WALGREENS Officially Replacing Borders on Broad Street

WALGREENS Officially Replacing Borders on Broad Street WALGREENS Officially Replacing Borders on Broad Street It’s official, a “Flagship Walgreens” modeled on stores currently located in Manhattan and Chicago has received zoning approvals needed for a three-story, 26,000-square-foot space.  Walgreens will occupy the space formerly leased by Borders bookstore at the intersection of Broad Street and Chestnut Streets near City Hall.  […]
June 21, 2012

RUMOR MILL: New Trader Joe’s Coming To South Street?

RUMOR MILL: New Trader Joe’s Coming To South Street? RUMOR MILL: New Trader Joe’s Coming To South Street? The rumor mill is swirling again and the latest completely unsubstantiated rumor is that a new Trader Joe’s will be opening on South Street by September 2012.  The news of a potentially new Trader Joe’s is being circulated by an unnamed grocery […]
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