December 28, 2011

Philadelphia Christmas Spirit

I always think of this Seinfeld skit around this time of year. Seinfeld Christmas Tree If you’d rather get rid of that Christmas tree the right way, here’s some advice from the City of Philadelphia 2012 Christmas Tree Recycling Program Program will run for two weeks: Tuesday, January 3, 2012 through Saturday, January 14, 2012 Citizens who wish to drop […]
December 27, 2011

Best Philadelphia New Year’s Eve Fireworks

Here’s a list of the best Philadelphia New Year’s Eve fireworks compiled by Uwishunu.  Hopefully this will help you decide where to ring in the new year! • Blue Cross RiverRink: Columbus Boulevard & Market Street. Winter sports enthusiasts cam celebrate at the Blue Cross RiverRink’s New Year’s Eve Party on Ice, a family-friendly affair that boasts one of the best views […]
December 27, 2011

PA Bans Texting While Driving

The state of PA has just enacted a law that takes effect on March 8, 2012 that bans texting while driving.  The state law specifically usurped the Philadelphia law which prohibited using handheld devices while driving.  This means we are now all free to talk, Google, use GPS or anything else that a smart phone can do while driving EXCEPT […]
December 24, 2011

David Wright Phillies?

David Wright Phillies -In completely non Philadelphia Real Estate related news I just got a call from John Cesarine, realtor to the stars, informing me that @ThePhillyPhans is reporting that David Wright is going to be a Philadelphia Phillie “very, very soon”. David Wright Phillies? Obviously this would be an absolutely amazing Christmas present for all Phillies fans if in […]
December 19, 2011

Prudential’s Larry Flick Honored By Inman

Larry Flick, Chairman and CEO of Prudential Fox & Roach, Realtors was recently acknowledged by Inman News, a nationally renown real estate news organization, as one of 2011’s  “100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders”.   Here’s what Inman had to say about Larry: “Lawrence Flick IV, chairman and CEO of Prudential Fox & Roach, Realtors, heads up one of the largest independently […]
December 16, 2011

1200 Bank Told Use It Or Lose It

1200 Bank – Developer Paul Giegerich and partner Amsterdam Billiards out of New York is planning on turning a vacant bank at 12th and Chestnut into an upscale billiard hall, named 1200 Bank, has been told that construction must begin within 6 months or the project will lose the zoning approval. 1200 Bank’s developer would retain much of the historic […]
December 16, 2011

Northern Liberties Holiday Caroling

Northern Liberties – everyone over at CenterCityTeam is finally starting to get into the holiday spirit and with that in mind here’s another holiday related post. Neighborhood volunteers in Northern Liberties are organizing a holiday caroling event for December 21st.  The event is open to anyone who is interested, regardless of whether or not you own a home in Northern […]
December 15, 2011

Xfinity Live! in South Philadelphia

South Philadelphia – Deep Pockets just checked in with some hot off the press Philadelphia news.  The yet to be completed South Philadelphia Sports Complex known until now as Philly Live! has officially been changed to Xfinity Live! Xfinity Live! Xfinity Live! Apparently the change to Xfinity Live! was announced moments ago and I found some additional info about the […]
December 15, 2011

Philadelphia Real Estate Taxes – Lower Your Taxes

Center City Philadelphia – Philly.com recently wrote a piece that included 2 steps to lower your Philadelphia Real Estate Taxes.  This got me thinking about Philadelphia Real Estate Taxes in general and if you believe your Philadelphia Real Estate Taxes are too high, and everyone does, here are two steps you can before filing your appeal. Philadelphia Real Estate Taxes […]
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