Moving to the city doesn’t mean you are destined to only be able to grow herbs in your window boxes. With an estimated 400 active places around the city designated as community gardens, you can find somewhere to grow your summer flowers and fall root vegetables.
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.
Known for being the first Philly neighborhood settled by Italian immigrants, Bella Vista is one of the most diverse and exciting communities in Philadelphia. Bella Vista, which translates to ‘beautiful sight’, gets its namesake for its gorgeous view of the Center City Skyline. Its history dates to the colonial era, where protestant Italian immigrants from Sicily began to settle in the area, but it only grew into a thriving Italian hub in the late 1880s, where a vast amount of Italians traveled to the U.S.
Well, the leaves haven’t turned and the Philly heat waves are still going strong, but the post-labor day weekend and the rush of kids going back to school can only mean one thing: We’re heading into autumn. Between pumpkin spice lattes and the cool weather, autumn is a favorite season among the Philly Home Girls team. But the fall season isn’t just about tasty coffees and apple picking, it’s a new season to explore, improve, and decorate your house to the fullest extent. Looking for inspiration? We’ve got you covered, from ways to spice up your yard all the way to the bedroom. You may not be thinking of turkeys yet, but we’ll have you picking out seasonal décor in no time...