December 7, 2016
sanctuary

Mayor Kenney Refuses to Give on Sanctuary City Status

The president-elect of the United States might take a hard line on undocumented immigrants, but Philadelphia will remain a “sanctuary city,” says Mayor Jim Kenney. Kenney, a Democrat, has steadfastly remained that the City of Brotherly Love will remain progressive even in the face of Donald Trump’s feelings or eventual policies against oppressed groups, including undocumented immigrants, minorities, and the […]
December 7, 2016
dispensaries

Philly City Council Discusses Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Now that medical marijuana use has been passed into law in the state of Pennsylvania (as is being done in many states around the country), it is up to individual cities to pass zoning regulations for the location of medical dispensaries where patients can go to get their prescriptions filled. A committee of the Philadelphia City Council convened last week […]
December 5, 2016
lights

Block’s Christmas Lights Display is Best in the State

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Even in my home state of Florida, where daily temperatures are still in the 70s and 80s, it’s undeniable that people are feeling the spirit of the season. There, as in Philadelphia, people are festooning their homes with colorful holiday lights to deck the halls and show off their Yuletide cheer. One […]
December 1, 2016
jurassic world

“Jurassic World” Exhibit Comes to Franklin Institute

Dinosaur lovers of all ages will be captivated by the newest exhibition at the Franklin Institute! “Jurassic World: The Exhibition” opens tomorrow. It debuted in Melbourne, Australia, and its Philadelphia opening will mark its first appearance in America. The Philly version of the exhibition offers even more attractions than the Australian one, so this should be considered a can’t-miss trip […]
November 30, 2016

Just Sold: 2559 Kern St, Philadelphia, PA 19125

Just Sold: $377,500 Exquisite new construction at the perfect location just off Frankford Ave in Fishtown! These homes boast 2300sf of luxurious living space, roof decks, large rear yards, 3 bedrooms and three full bathrooms! These wide and deep homes come with fully approved 10-year tax abatement’s, amazing kitchens with quartz counter tops, stainless steel appliance package, sleekly tiled back […]
November 30, 2016

Just Sold: 870 N 28th St #121, Philadelphia, PA 19130

Just Sold: $210,750 Welcome to this spacious, recently renovated one-bedroom LOFT with a gated PARKING SPACE at the secure, pet-friendly BREWERY HOUSE. Part of the FHA APPROVED Brewery Condominiums in the beautiful Fairmount area, the unit offers a spectacular new kitchen with SS appliances, QUARTZ countertops and breakfast bar, MOSAIC backsplash and soft-close cabinets and drawers. All new plush carpeting […]
November 30, 2016
food halls

Reading Terminal Market is One of America’s Best Food Halls

Food halls represent a growing and important sector of the American restaurant industry. According to a list recently published by real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield, Philadelphia’s own Reading Terminal Market is among the best food halls in the country. This Philly landmark has been around since 1680, when it was born as a cluster of informal markets on […]
November 30, 2016

Just Sold: 841 N 4th St, Philadelphia, PA 19123

Just Sold: $361,000 BEST VALUE in Northern Liberties and with a DEEDED PARKING SPOT! This home is perfect for entertaining: You will love the warm eat-in kitchen, stainless steel appliances, and pass-through window to the dining area convenient for dinner parties. The large open living/ dining space offers a gas fireplace and a view to the beautiful backyard. The outdoor […]
November 30, 2016

Just Sold: 803 Sam Ln, Blue Bell, PA 19422

Just Sold: $550,000 Welcome to Deer Hollow – The newest single family home community by Lennar Homes, located in prestigious Blue Bell! This Longwood Model is deceivingly large, with an expansive 3,600 square feet with no lost space! 4 bedrooms with the option of 2 additional bedrooms! First floor can have an optional guest or in-law suite, and the 2nd […]
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