December 29, 2016

New Anti-Smoking Rules Go Into Effect Jan. 1

The New Year is fast approaching. Have you made your resolution(s) yet? There are a lot of common resolutions that people opt for: some want to lose weight and/or get healthier, some want to start attending church, others resolve to spend more time with friends and family. Yet another frequently-heard resolution is to quit smoking. It’s news to nobody – […]
December 29, 2016

Just Sold: 1819 Carpenter St, Philadelphia, PA 19146

Just Sold: $428,000 GRADUATE HOSPITAL AREA Big and Wide (16′ x 74′ Lot), 3 story, 1.5 baths, roof deck and HUGE BACK YARD! Value-priced! Hardwood flooring, Walk-in closet, Roof Deck, Granite, Stainless and a yard big enough so that you will need to buy a lawn mower! First Floor: Living, dining, kitchen and powder room. Second Floor: two bedrooms, bathroom […]
December 28, 2016

Just Sold: 230 Pensdale St, Philadelphia, PA 19128

Just Sold:  $242,000 Move right in to this super well maintained Manayunk 3 bedroom 1 1/2 bath brick row airlite. This property features a covered front porch overlooking a cute fenced front yard with newer vinyl fencing. Enter the home through a full view screen door and newer insulated steel entry door. Large living room with refinished hardwood flooring and […]
December 28, 2016

Just Reduced For Rent: 2218 Delancey Pl Unit #2F, Philadelphia, PA 19103

\ Just Reduced For Rent: $1,550/month Completely renovated 2nd floor front 1bed, 1bath with high ceilings, central heat/air. Located in the heart of Rittenhouse Square. Great location for Penn, Drexel. Pictures are of the actual unit from a previous tenancy. First, last, security due at lease signing. Frank L. DeFazio, JD (previously licensed to practice law in PA/NJ) Berkshire Hathaway […]
December 28, 2016
wage gap history

Philly Employers No Longer Able to Ask for Wage History

As a means of attempting to narrow the wage gap for women and minorities, employers in the city of Philadelphia will soon be barred from asking for an applicant’s wage history when hiring. The story broke on the National Law Review yesterday, but the vote to pass the new ordinance took place on December 8th. The City Council unanimously passed […]
December 27, 2016
Christmas tree.

Where to Recycle Your Christmas Tree in Philly

It’s December 27th. The presents have all been unwrapped, the malls have returned (almost) to normal, and maybe you have started thinking about undecking the halls. Most people will keep their trees up through at least New Year’s Day, but it’s time to start thinking about taking down the Christmas tree in a few days and how to dispose of […]
December 23, 2016
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Philly Gaining New Tourist Draws in the New Year

If you live in the City of Brotherly Love, or have even just visited a few times, you might think that you’ve experienced everything that the city has to offer. You’ve posed by the Liberty Bell, you’ve visited Betsy Ross’s house, you’ve run up the Rocky steps, and you’ve had your fill of cheesesteaks. Is Philly still “fresh” as a […]
December 22, 2016

Three Marijuana Dispensaries Coming to Philly

Now that medical marijuana is legal in the state of Pennsylvania, the Department of Health has begun to make plans for how the specifics of how the law will be implemented. The legalization of medicinal marijuana was meant to help patients with any of seventeen qualifying, debilitating conditions. To distribute the drug, which will be available in pill, oil, and […]
December 21, 2016
soda tax

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Kenney’s Soda Tax

This time, Big Soda doesn’t win. That’s the message that was sent Monday by Philadelphia Court of Commons Pleas Judge Gary S. Glazer, who shot down a lawsuit from the American Beverage Association and local retailers and distributors that sought to repeal the City of Philadelphia’s planned “soda tax,” which is set to take effect on January 1st. The tax, […]
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