July 26, 2017
skyline

Philly’s Skyline: Room to Grow

Curbed Philly recently published a piece about the Skyline report by the commercial real estate firm JLL. The report studied the skylines of major United States cities and the buildings that make them up. Philadelphia is a city that has seen dramatically rising buildings in recent years,  ever since One Liberty Place broke the “gentleman’s agreement” in place and built […]
July 25, 2017
hyperloop

Elon Musk Announces Government Approval for East Coast Hyperloop Including Philly

It sounds like a dream come true: being able to travel between New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington DC in a matter of minutes thanks to a high-speed underground train. According to inventor Elon Musk, it could soon become an antibiotic. Musk announced on Twitter, his platform of choice for announcements and discussion, that he received “verbal government approval” […]
July 24, 2017

Just Listed: 2200-28 Arch St Unit #903, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Just Listed: $409,900 Move in ready 1 bed, 1 bath condo located in Logan Square. Granite countertops , hardwood floors through-out, marble master bath, 4 massive windows overlooking the most incredible views of Fairmount and the Art Museum (with electronic shades). 24 hour doorman, parking space included, fitness facility on premises, deli on first floor. Walking distance to 30th St […]
July 24, 2017
neighborhoods

Philly Attracting Residents Into “Border” Neighborhoods

For years, Center City has been Philadelphia’s biggest housing draw. Living in the city center is an attractive prospect for those who work downtown, as well as anyone who doesn’t want to have to drive to get to dining, entertainment, and other attractions. Prices in Center City have reflected this phenomenon so far, with price tags for even modest condos […]
July 21, 2017
brides

Historic Philadelphia Bank Beckons Brides

The Second Bank of the United States is best known as a neighbor to some higher-profile historic Philadelphia attractions like the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall. The Greek Revival-style bank is a sight all to itself, with architecture best described as regal with sweeping steps and high columns. According to the Morning Call, the Bank “served as the nation’s financial […]
July 20, 2017
pizzeria vetri

USA Today Lauds Pizzeria Vetri

Newspaper USA Today has heaped praise on a Center City pizzeria that is gaining attention for its elevated Italian cuisine. Pizzeria Vetri is headed up by superstar chef Marc Vetri, a James Beard Award winner and former Food & Wine Magazine Best New Chef winner. He has trained extensively in Italy, and therefore brings a knowing hand to his Philadelphia […]
July 19, 2017
pediatricians

Pediatricians’ New Prescription: Time to Play Outside

As someone who has nieces and nephews and has been to their doctors’ appointments, I’m always hearing docs stress the importance of outside play. Kids today simply aren’t getting enough. Between school, homework, and their ubiquitous electronic devices, today’s children are suffering from what psychologist Richard Louv described as nature-deficit disorder. Philadelphia pediatricians are now empowered to do something entirely […]
July 19, 2017

Just Reduced For Rent: 3202 Powelton Ave Unit #1ST FL, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Just Reduced For Rent: $1800/month DON’T MISS your chance to rent on one of the best blocks on all of Drexel’s Campus, just across from Drexel Park! This is a Bi-Level 3 bedroom, 1 bath apartment with a WASHER/DRYER in unit, PRIVATE BACK YARD and SHARED FRONT PORCH! This apartment is only one of two units in the entire building […]
July 18, 2017
pokemon go

Philadelphia Libraries Pair Up With Pokemon Go

If you are reading this, you almost certainly have heard about Pokemon Go, the hot mobile game that encourages players (called “trainers”) to get outside and explore as they catch new Pokemon, hatch eggs, and fight battles at local gyms. As of this month it’s been a year since PoGo launched, and several events have been planned both inside the […]
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