Living in Philadelphia

This is one of our most fun sections on the site because it rounds up all the best things about living in Philadelphia—the city center, but also the surrounding suburbs. We also cover new laws and ordinances that might impact your life, upcoming events of note, and more.

Want to know the best parks in the city? We have you covered. A new street food festival or pop-up restaurant featuring a world-reknowned chef? We definitely have you covered there, too. Wondering about the latest developments on school zoning, new city taxes, and more? If the news impacts Philadelphia it will be found here!

We love our city and look forward to sharing with you the aspects of living in Philly, from food to culture to neighborhoods and more.

We hope you enjoy the information we offer! If we can help you in any way, please speak with one of our talented real estate agents, or directly contact the Center City Team office: 215.440.2093

January 29, 2018
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Patriots Fans in Philly Are Feeling the Burn

The countdown has begun. With less than a week to go before Superbowl LII and the showdown between the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles, there has been nonstop news coverage about the upcoming event. Much of the chatter has been about the smack talking and rivalry between fans of the two teams. Boston threw down the first gauntlet […]
January 25, 2018
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Boston: Get Your Philly-Themed Stuff Outta Here!

It’s just over a week until the Super Bowl, and excitement about the showdown between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots is sweeping the nation. Pretty much everyone outside of the northeast United States is cheering for the underdog Eagles to take out Tom Brady, Bill Belichick, and the fire-breathing juggernaut known as the Patriots “dynasty.” Not unsurprisingly […]
January 24, 2018
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Could Philly Host WrestleMania?

The WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment Inc.) is scouting locations for its flagship event, WrestleMania. And Philadelphia’s mayor, Jim Kenney, is eager to put the City of Brotherly Love in the ring, so to speak. Yesterday Kenney gave an exclusive interview with Techbook Online, expressing his desire to bring the brawling spectacle of professional wrestling’s biggest night to the city. And […]
January 23, 2018
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Bud Light Promises Free Beer for All of Philly If Eagles Win. Maybe.

Yup, it’s another Eagles post. Brace yourselves, y’all. This is what the next twelve days are gonna look like. Anheuser-Busch, the manufacturers of Bud Light, may or may not have promised the entire City of Brotherly Love free beer if the Eagles manage to pull off a Super Bowl win. Rowdy members of the “Iggles” Nation, intoxicated on excitement and […]
January 22, 2018
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The Eagles Are Going to the Super Bowl!

Attention, Philadelphia: THIS IS NOT A DRILL. THE EAGLES ARE GOING TO THE SUPER BOWL! An exuberant City of Brotherly Love is celebrating today as their beloved NFL team brings home the NFC championship and a ticket to the biggest game of the year. Philadelphia has some of the loudest, proudest fans in the whole League, and the “Iggles” Nation […]
January 18, 2018
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Philly Makes Shortlist for Amazon HQ2

It’s been several long months of campaigning, but exciting news just came out: Philadelphia has made the shortlist of possible locations for Amazon’s HQ2 project, which will place a second North American headquarters sometime in the next two years. Twenty cities made the list out of the 283 that submitted proposals. Pennsylvania was actually quite lucky in the matter, as […]
January 17, 2018
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Philadelphia Preps for Rowdy Fans in Case of Playoffs Win Sunday

One thing you have to hand Philadelphia: the fervor of their sports fans is unparalleled. Whether in the joy of victory or the agony of defeat, a Philly sports fan can be counted on to be loud, proud, and in your face. The higher the stakes, the greater the commotion. And with the hometown football team, the Philadelphia Eagles, advancing […]
January 16, 2018
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Rev Your Engine at the Philadelphia Auto Show

It’s almost that time of year again: time for the Philadelphia Auto Show, one of the city’s most beloved and anticipated annual events. The Auto Show kicks off January 27th at the Philadelphia Convention Center. It promises fun for attendees of all ages, even those who aren’t major gearheads. Kevin Mazzucola, Executive Director of the Philadelphia Auto Show, echoed that […]
January 15, 2018
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Delicious Food Joining Shopping At East Market

East Market is the hotly-anticipated Philadelphia retail corridor that is gaining steam for its plentiful shopping options. Everyone knows that shopping makes a person work up an appetite, however, and that’s why it’s apropos that several notable eateries have signed on to the block-wide project. Among these, which include Wawa, Iron Hill Brewery, Little Baby’s Ice Cream, and Mom’s Organic […]
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