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.
The Philly Home Girls love to shop, especially for your dream home. While we’re doing that we tend to point out the small businesses and local establishments that add to the vibrancy of your future neighborhood. Recently Philly Magazine release its’ list of the best 50 shops in Philadelphia. It’s a great list and we’re jumping on the band wagon by adding a few of our favorites!
Spring is almost upon us and we don’t know about you, but we can’t wait to get out and re-explore our favorite Philadelphia neighborhoods. What a better way to enjoy the great outdoors then with a walking tour of the Meredith School Catchment. Meredith School Catchment is not just a fabulous school, it’s a bright, vibrant, and family friendly neighborhood with a ton of conveniences. Let us show you by walking you along the grid east to west, south to north.
Kensington is a constantly growing neighborhood, with a thriving amount of buildings, businesses, and events to match. Located in the Riverwards section of Philadelphia, Kensington was initially known for its shipping and manufacturing industry, and later grew into one of Philly’s largest textile hubs. In recent years, Kensington has grown into a major hub for entrepreneurs and artists which has revitalized many of the neighborhood’s historic buildings. Kensington also boasts a number of exciting events including the Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby and Arts Festival, a mix of food, art, and celebrating community pride.
When we're not running around the town doing various real estate transactions or snuggling up at home with our pets (don't judge!) philanthropy and volunteerism is an important part of our lifestyles. We're all involved in a variety of organizations throughout the city, so check out our list and if you're really committed, join a group. You might see us once or twice!