November 16, 2011

Wells Fargo Museum Opening on Avenue Of The Arts

Wells Fargo Museum Opening on Avenue Of The Arts. Wells Fargo & Co., the San Francisco based banking company that took over Wachovia Corp in 2008 will open the Wells Fargo History Museum at 123 South Broad Street on the Avenue of The Arts in the former Fidelity Bank building.  The museum’s collection will include two red stage coaches, old […]
November 15, 2011

Inquirer and Daily News Move To Strawbridge & Clothier Building

Gregory J. Osberg, publisher and chief executive officer of Philadelphia Media Network Inc. announced that the company has decided to downsize from the 86-year-old home of The Inquirer and the Philadelphia Daily News for much smaller space in the renovated former Strawbridge & Clothier store.  Philadelphia Media Network will begin it’s 12 year, 6 month lease of the third floor of the […]
November 15, 2011

15 Luxury New Construction Homes For Pennsport

Just got word from Deep Pockets that 15 luxurious, new construction townhomes are being built in the Pennsport neighborhood of South Philadelphia.  Construction has already begun on Moyamensing Estates with an expected delivery date of Summer 2012.  The development site is at the intersection of Moyamensing Avenue and Moore Street, directly across from the Pennsport Mall.  Each home will have […]
November 14, 2011

Vegan Restaurant Coming to Rittenhouse Square

Vegan Restaurant Coming to Rittenhouse Square Michael Klein reports that Nicole Marquis, former manager of vegan restaurant Horizons, plans to open a new vegan restaurant at 127 South 18th street in Rittenhouse Square in early 2012.   So far the new restaurant remains unnamed.  The space formerly housed the Pad Thai Shack and is in the same general area as 10Rittenhouse, the new luxury Rittenhouse Square […]
November 14, 2011

October Philadelphia Real Estate Market Data

October Philadelphia Real Estate Market Data Here’s the latest Eshowings summary from Prudential Fox & Roach. The total number of showings in Center City are right about where I’d expect them to be at this time of year.  It’s remarkable that over 77% of the all showings were of homes under $500,000 and nearly 39% of all showings were for […]
November 12, 2011

Fare Restaurant In Art Museum Neighborhood

Fare Restaurant In Art Museum Neighborhood   Deep Pockets checked in today with a raving review of Fare Restaurant, the new eco-conscious restaurant located at 2028 Fairmout Avenue in the Art Museum neighborhood. Fare’s menu is exclusively comprised of organic and locally sourced food and drink and their entire decor is made from recycled and environmentally responsible material.  Now we all that Deep […]
November 10, 2011

Capogiro Has Best Ice Cream In The WORLD

Capogiro Has Best Ice Cream In The WORLD National Geographic, as part of their Top 10 Lists, recently named Philadelphia’s own Capogiro as the best place to eat ice cream in the entire WORLD! Capogiro Gelato, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – Made with the freshest ingredients (such as milk from Amish grass-fed cows), the artisan gelatos and sorbettos handcrafted each day at […]
November 10, 2011

Elite LEED Nightclub GREENHOUSE Coming to Philadelphia!

Elite LEED Nightclub GREENHOUSE Coming to Philadelphia! Our on the street informant Deep Pockets checked in today with some really exciting news.  Elite Manhattan and Miami based club GREENHOUSE will soon be opening in Washington Square at 725 Chestnut Street right next door to Morimoto.  The club will have two floors – first floor and basement – and will play […]
November 9, 2011

Philly Is Officially Obsessed With Fried Chicken

Philly Is Officially Obsessed With Fried Chicken First the unlikely combination of fried chicken and donuts and now this! Food & Wine ranks the fried chicken at Supper, located at 926 South Street in the Bella Vista neighborhood of Center City Philadelphia among the best fried chicken in the ENTIRE US! “Supper; Philadelphia, PA -Pickles could be a required side […]
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