October 19, 2017

Just Sold: 4317 Disston St, Philadelphia, PA 19135

Just Sold: $184,000 Beautiful 3 B/R, 1 Bath Corner Twin on a wonderful, quiet tree lined st ! Expertly renovated and designed in keeping with it’s 1920’s architecture from top to bottom! Enter the home through its private front porch with gorgeous blossoming Dogwood tree, Into the living room you will be greeted by the tall ceilings, recessed lighting all […]
October 19, 2017
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The Film Lover’s Guide to Movies Shot in Philadelphia

When it comes to the (very Jeopardy-sounding) topic of “movies made in and/or about Philadelphia,” there’s usually just one word on everyone’s lips: ROCKY! It’s a fact known by just about everyone that the multi-film saga of the scrappy pugilist is a Philly institution. Lest you forget, you only need to stroll by the steps of the Art Museum to […]
October 18, 2017
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Amazon Treasure Truck Rolls into Philadelphia

Amazon is a big buzzword in Philadelphia right now. Not just because patrons of the City of Brotherly Love enjoy getting their Prime shipping on just like the rest of us, but because Philly is being considered as one of the likelier bidders for Amazon’s HQ2 project. In the meantime, while the online shopping giant collects bids and continues to […]
October 17, 2017
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Philly Finalizes Amazon HQ2 Bid

Philadelphia is putting the finishing touches on its presentation to online shopping giant Amazon regarding why the City of Brotherly Love would be a perfect fit for Amazon’s huge new headquarters project. The online superstore is looking to build its second headquarters to the tune of $5 billion dollars, and Philly wants in on that action. Granted, so do many […]
October 16, 2017
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Philly News Briefs: 10/16/17

1.) Moody’s Analytics has named Philadelphia in the top five candidates for Amazon’s big second headquarters project, which is drawing bids from cities all over the United States. Austin, Texas ranked first on the list, but Philly nabbed a respectable third-place spot. When ordering the cities, Moody’s said that it used criteria like ” business environment, human capital, cost, quality […]
October 13, 2017
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Does Repeal of Chicago Soda Tax Foretell Philly’s Future?

After only a few months on the books, Cook County’s tax on sugary beverages has been repealed. This has led to speculation that Philadelphia’s soda tax could be next. The Cook County Board of Commissioners voted Wednesday to cancel the controversial tax. Rumors had been swirling that the Board was hammering out an agreement to rescind the tax, and it […]
October 12, 2017
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Stallone to Direct “Creed” Sequel

The “Rocky” franchise is part of the fabric of Philadelphia. We sure do love us that scrappy boxer, as evidenced by that one statue with which everyone takes selfies and the steps of the Art Museum, which have been colloquially renamed “the Rocky steps,” and which are daily mounted by at least one ambitious soul blaring “Eye of the Tiger” […]
October 11, 2017
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Iconic LOVE Statue to Get a Makeover

The LOVE statue is a symbol of Philadelphia. It’s been out of action for the past few months while Love Park had some improvements done upon it. Turns out that when the park reopens and the famous statue comes out of storage, it will have gotten a makeover that was a long time coming. Those familiar with the LOVE statue, […]
October 10, 2017

Just Reduced: 936 New Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19123

Just Reduced: $575,000 Updated duplex for sale in Northern Liberties! The front unit is a large two bedroom unit with a third room that can be used as an extra bedroom, office, den, or nursery. This unit has an updated bathroom and a newer kitchen with granite counters. The rear unit is a great bi-level one bedroom perfect for an […]
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