Neighborhood Story: West Philly Walking Tour

Society Hill has a deep history of restoration and historical preservation. With the largest concentration of restored 18th-century architecture, this neighborhood begs for a walking tour. We have put together some of our favorite spots that will help you navigate the charm, history, and elegance of Society Hill.

Tiny Closets? Big Ideas to Make It Work

Tiny Closets? Big Ideas to Make It Work

Often when we tour potential homes with our clients, priorities are; kitchen, bathrooms, and storage. In Philadelphia row homes, you often find yourself working with pretty small closets in bedrooms. We’re here to tell you, don’t let tiny closets be a deal-breaker! We turned to our friend Michelle Dillon, founder of Together Organizing, and asked her all about making tiny closets work. She has taken over our blog this week to share her expert tips and advice. Enjoy and happy organizing!

Neighborhood Story: Society Hill Walking Tour

Neighborhood Story: Society Hill Walking Tour

Society Hill has a deep history of restoration and historical preservation. With the largest concentration of restored 18th-century architecture, this neighborhood begs for a walking tour. We have put together some of our favorite spots that will help you navigate the charm, history, and elegance of Society Hill.

Why You Should Include Condos In Your Home Search!

Why You Should Include Condos In Your Home Search!

With condos currently making up 18% of the total residential property for sale in Philadelphia, it’s time we talked a little bit about them! In and around Philadelphia, condos can come in a variety of building sizes and offer a wide range of amenities. We’ve put together our top 5 favorite things about condo living. 

It's Always Sunny With Solar Panels

It's Always Sunny With Solar Panels

We love seeing that plastic straws are being replaced by paper and other alternatives, cars are becoming more kind to the environment and that it is becoming second nature to say no to the plastic bag for that gallon of milk from the corner store. But what about bigger steps? Are you feeling ready? Going solar may be a smaller leap than you think!

The Power of Two: Graduate Hospital and Point Breeze

The Power of Two: Graduate Hospital and Point Breeze

While many know Graduate Hospital for its is proximity to Rittenhouse, it’s southern border neighbor, Point Breeze, it quickly becoming the place for new hot spots. When you blur these two neighborhood boundaries, you get one fantastic place to choose your own adventure.

Neighborhood Story: Pennsport Walking Tour

Neighborhood Story: Pennsport Walking Tour

Home to the original naval yard in the 1800s, Pennsport now boasts picnic-worthy green spaces, historical architecture, and some of our favorite food spots. We’ve put together some of our favorites to entertain you for an afternoon...or two. Be sure to come hungry!

Baddass Women of Philadelphia

Baddass Women of Philadelphia

Recently, Rebecca, co-founder of Beyond the Bell Tours, guided our whole team on the “Badass Women of Philadelphia” tour one hot day in July.  We learned about the many amazing women of Philadelphia, including doctors, activists and a slave that escaped the home of George Washington.

Girl on the Go: Japan Edition

Girl on the Go: Japan Edition

For my 40th birthday, I tossed the reins to my team and took my husband on a 3 weeks trip across Japan. While we made many stops to extraordinary landmarks all over the country, for this Girl on the Go I’ll focus on islands and animals.

Navigating “Fishtown”: The Flat Iron

Navigating “Fishtown”: The Flat Iron

Naming and defining the different sections of the 19125 zip code is a controversial thing to do. The names, lines, and boundaries have shifted over time. As a rule of thumb, it’s ok to pick your own nick names and boundaries and go with what you believe.

A Dream Come True Hand

A Dream Come True Hand

Celebrate True Hand’s new home, a 150-yr-old church, at their Grand Re-Opening April 26 and 27. While people often romanticize about buying a church and converting it to fit their needs, Mike and Josie actually did it! And the project is also a 2019 Grand Jury Winner, awarded by the Preservation Alliance.

Parks on Tap 2019

Parks on Tap 2019

Parks on Tap season starts April 24! If you are new to an area, this is a great way to meet your neighbors and find out what is going on in your community. Check out our handy map for this traveling beer garden that pops up all over the city with food, craft beer, and other adult beverages.