May 10, 2018
dog poop

The Tale of the South Philly Dog Poop Photographer

Dog poop. Nothing glamorous or beautiful about it, I’m sure you would agree. To a South Philly artist who photographed a whole series of dogs popping a squat, however, poop equals art. Thirty-eight year old Beth Ann Dombkowski has spent the last year following dogs and their owners around Center City and elsewhere, just waiting for them to defecate. And […]
May 10, 2018

Just Reduced: 2026 Ellsworth St, Philadelphia, PA 19146

Just Reduced: $409,000 Arguably the best value in Point Breeze! This massive 16 x 65 home with TWO CAR PARKING sits on one of the best blocks/corners in Point Breeze. Owners have done numerous renovations including installing new hardwood floors on entire first floor and third floor, doing complete renovation of the kitchen, adding a full bathroom on third floor, […]
May 9, 2018

Salty Landlord Sues Review Site Over Dubious Comments

There’s something to be said about calling an ace an ace, but a slumlord generally doesn’t like being called a slumlord. Whether or not a particular Philadelphia landlord is worthy of that distinction is the subject of a lawsuit being brought against the website (yes, that’s ‘whose’ and not ‘who’s;’ yes, there’s a reason; more on that later), which […]
May 8, 2018

Racecars Take Over Center City With NASCAR XFINITY Event!

Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines! Today, Center City was filled with the sounds of revving engines and vrooming tires as racecars sped through the streets. These weren’t just any fast cars, either. To the delight of fans, NASCAR and XFINITY paired up again for the annual NASCAR XFINITY Philadelphia Takeover. The cars zipped all over the City of Brotherly […]
May 7, 2018

The 5 Best Philadelphia Neighborhoods for Families

If you are moving to Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love, and are looking for the best neighborhoods for families, you’ve probably done some Googling already. What you don’t need me to tell you is that there are lots of amazing places in Philly to bring up kids, giving them a lifestyle rich in culture, a great education, and proximity […]
May 2, 2018
pod hotel philly

Excitement Grows for Center City’s First Micro Hotel

Early last month, I blogged about the growing national trend towards pod, or micro hotels. These lodgings, which are distinguished by very small but space-efficient rooms, are more than just a curiosity: they are an innovative way to bring more rooms to cities where hotel space is at a premium, and to make cost-efficient places for visitors to stay. Philadelphia […]
May 1, 2018

Culinary Fight Club Benefits Great Cause

Everyone has a burger recipe that they swear by. Some add breadcrumbs, or ranch dressing mix, or Worcestershire sauce… but, either way, the pool of contenders for the juiciest, tastiest  burger in Philadelphia is a large one. Think you might want to throw your hat in the ring? Well, get ready, because the Culinary Fight Club is at it again, […]
April 30, 2018
grade school

Center City Grade School Gets National Attention for Anti-Gun Signs

More and more, the youth of America are showing that they are frustrated by gun violence, especially in their halls of learning. In recent weeks, student have taken to the streets to protest lenient gun control laws and a feeling of being unsafe in their own schools. In Center City, Philadelphia, one grade school has shown its displeasure with the […]
April 30, 2018

Just Listed For Rent: 5459 Houghton Pl Unit #1ST FL, Philadelphia, PA 19128

  Just Listed For Rent: $1,125/month Spacious 2 bedroom first floor apartment on quiet, tree lined, cul-de-sac street with 2 car parking. Features include hardwood floors, washer/dryer, and basement storage locker. Just steps from the Fairmount park and close to Main Street in Manayunk, Philadelphia University, Wissahickon Train Station and Septa Bus Routes. First , last and one month’s security […]
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