September 10, 2018
body paint

Less Gas, More A** at the Philly Naked Bike Ride

So, here’s my annual post on the Philly Naked Bike Ride, in which I pile double entendres into a blog post like a well-proportioned derriere into bike shorts. Actually, skip the bike shorts. On Saturday, hundreds of un-self-conscious individuals mounted their two-wheeled conveyances with little, if anything, between their loins and their bike seat. There was more glitter, body paint, […]
September 7, 2018

Just Sold: 2145 Manton St, Philadelphia, PA 19146

  Just Sold: $242,500 Crisp, modern, & complete renovation – well situated on a preferred Point Breeze block with low traffic. Enter the open floor plan main living space with bamboo flooring, recessed lighting and ceiling fan. The first floor of this South facing, sunny home has great flow for entertaining with living room, dining and kitchen all in a […]
September 6, 2018

Visit Philadelphia Welcomes New CEO

Philadelphia’s official tourism board has a new captain helming the ship. Visit Philadelphia welcomed Jeff Guaracino as its new president and CEO. Guaracino will officially take over the job just before Halloween, on October 29th. Manuel N. Stamatakis, chair of Visit Philadelphia’s Board of Directors, said that the agency’s decision was unanimous, and that Guaracino’s hiring came after a lengthy […]
September 5, 2018
philadelphia

What are “Average Priced” Homes Like in Downtown Philadelphia?

According to real estate aggregate site Zillow.com, the average listed price for a home in the city of Philadelphia is $220,000. That’s slightly higher than the national median home price of $200,000. But that’s just a number on paper – or, well, on a screen. What is an “average” home in Center City, as opposed to Philly as a whole, […]
September 5, 2018
federal donuts

Federal Donuts Brings Back Eagles Donut for NFL Opening Day

On a scale of 1 – 10, how HYPED are you about the start of the NFL season this Thursday? I know, for me personally, the hype train is speeding around at about 120 miles per hour. Who doesn’t want to see what the reigning Super Bowl champs, the Philadelphia Eagles, are going to pull out this year? Expectations are […]
September 5, 2018

Just Listed: 237-47 S 18th St Unit #3E, Philadelphia, PA 19103

  Just Listed: $675,000 The Barclay Condominium – Generous one bedroom apartment in the best location – right on Rittenhouse Square in the heart of Center City. This pre-war, doorman building is the epitome of restrained elegance. Enter your residence through the marble lined, chandeliered hallway and into a mahogany paneled elevator. 10′ high ceilings, crown moulding and quarter sawn […]
August 30, 2018
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Vegan Pizza Coming to Center City

Can I get a whoop-whoop from my fellow vegetarians and vegan friends? I wanna hear it, because there is a vegan pizza place coming to Rittenhouse Square and MY HEART IS JUST NOT READY, OMG. Anyone living the herbivore life knows that, when you cut out animal products, you eliminate a LOT of major food categories in one fell swoop. […]
August 29, 2018
bird studio

Swank Center City Steakhouse to Feature Eagles Mural

The Palm on Broad Street is one of Center City’s sexiest restaurants. It’s located inside the Bellevue Hotel at 200 S. Broad Street and is part of a beloved, 90-year-old restaurant chain. The Palm was just renovated two years ago, and now the restaurant has higher ceilings, a rebuilt floor, and a relocated bar. One of the most noticeable changes […]
August 29, 2018
just moved

So, You Just Moved to Philly. Now What?

Moving to a new city marks a fresh start in your life. If you’ve just bought a house in Philadelphia, you might find yourself surrounded by newness: new furniture, new home accessories to situate as you play around with decor, and a new job, new neighbors, new favorite places to eat. It’s going to take a while before you stop […]
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