December 28, 2017

A Movie Theater Renaissance in Center City

For the longest time, Center City residents have not had a local place where they can go to see the newest, hottest movies. The last movie theater in Center City, the Boyd, shut its doors in 2002. For those keeping score at home, that’s fifteen years ago! What happened to the theaters of Center City? In short, it’s been an […]
December 28, 2017

All the Info You Need About the 2018 Mummers Parade

It’s been referred to as “the best holiday parade in the country” by USA Today, and is a beloved staple of New Year’s Day in Philadelphia. The subject, of course, is the Philadelphia Mummers Parade, which is traditionally celebrated on the first day of the year. The parade has been running in some permutation for over three hundred years, but […]
December 27, 2017

Just Reduced: 3887 Manayunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19128

Just Reduced: $279,900 Well maintained Duplex available on a great block in Manayunk! Both units feature hardwood floors, updated kitchens, spacious bedrooms with tons of closet space. Unit 1 has access to the private backyard and basement. Close to Main Street, shops, restaurants, entertainment and public transportation. Make your appointment today! Frank L. DeFazio CenterCityTeam Founder and CEO Berkshire Hathaway […]
December 26, 2017
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A Visual Guide to Philadelphia Landmarks (Part 2)

  Boathouse Row: A historic site located on the east bank of the Schuylkill River, Boathouse Row is made up of a row of 15 boathouses housing social and rowing clubs and their racing shells. At night, its beautiful lights make for a romantic backdrop for strolling. Each of the boathouses has its own history, and each is at least […]
December 22, 2017

Philadelphia Carriage Horse Business to Shutter

A longtime Philadelphia business that provided horse-drawn carriage rides for tourists and visitors has been forced to close its doors following allegations that the carriage horses leading the business were being subject to abuse. Under an agreement finalized in Common Pleas Court on Thursday, Philadelphia Carriage Company announced that it will be discontinuing business on New Year’s Eve, just over […]
December 19, 2017

The Best Places in Philly to Get Engaged

With Christmas less than a week away and New Year’s Eve coming up right behind it, you can bet that there are many gentlemen (and heck, even some ladies) closely guarding the ultimate Christmas present: an engagement ring. The holiday season is one of the most popular times of the year to get engaged, giving competition to even Valentine’s Day. […]
December 19, 2017

Just Listed: 2010 Amber St, Philadelphia, PA 19125

Just Listed: $200,000 No brainer SHOVEL READY 3 Unit w/ Plans and Permits in Place. Start Digging Tomorrow! Lot: 18 x 60, Footprint: 1,074, Zoning: CMX, ARV – 850k+. Plans, permits, and all reports available upon request. Frank L. DeFazio CenterCityTeam Founder and CEO Berkshire Hathaway Fox & Roach Realtors 530 Walnut Street, Suite 480 Philadelphia, PA 19106 215.521.1623 Direct […]
December 19, 2017

Just Reduced: 2440 Kimball St, Philadelphia, PA 19146

Just Reduced: $499,000 All ready for her close up. Hybar Construction just wrapped up this beautiful renovation with 3rd story addition with roof deck on a great block in Graduate Hospital! This beautiful 2,150 sq. ft, 3 bed, 2.5 bath home features an open living and dining room, hardwood floors, modern kitchen 6 piece kitchen including a wine fridge & […]
December 18, 2017

A White Christmas for Philly This Year?

At this time of year, who isn’t dreaming (as the song goes) of a white Christmas? Even my relatives down in sunny Florida, where it is forecast right now to be 80+ degrees on Christmas Day, are jealous of us folks who actually get cold weather for the holidays. There’s something about snow and Christmas that just seem to go […]
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