Plenty of lovely homes are open for your viewing pleasure this weekend in nearby Philly ‘burbs. Below are our top picks, including one special 4-bedroom with a listing that asks, “Wouldn’t you like to paddle your kayak across the river and take a Septa train to work?” Wow. Special, indeed. 234 River Road, Gladwyne, PA [...]
Author: Angelly Carrion
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PHL Local Gaming, one of the six contenders for Philadelphia’s second casino license, has announced a bold plan for the Lower South Philadelphia area where they’d put their casino. A recent press release touts a family-friendly entertainment center that would be developed in “the area between the Stadium Complex, public park land, the FDR Park Golf Club, and the Delaware River.”
The center would include “attractions such as food-and-beverage and retail businesses, soccer fields, racquet sports, an indoor swimming pool, a zip-line park, rock-climbing facilities, a golf driving range, a dry ski/skateboarding park, a water park, and areas devoted to music and live entertainment.”
Photo by Laura Kicey
It’s a bummer when your own part of town gets the cold shoulder from its neighboring sections. Honestly, I love all of Philly. If I could write one giant love note praising every single aspect, ugly and beautiful, I would. But when it comes to Northeast Philadelphia, where I grew up, it often seems to [...]
Will Smith's Calabasas home
“In West Philadelphia, born and raised…” may be the line forever associated with megastar Will Smith’s humble roots. However, the rapper-turned-actor has come along way since spending most of his days on the playground. Fellow Philly-native Questlove, drummer of the Grammy-award winning group the Roots, recently blogged about the Fresh Prince’s current South California home [...]
553 N Lawrence Street living room
It’s old news that Northern Liberties is quickly flourishing into a hub for young professionals. But, as these listings will show, really anyone is susceptible to fall under the spell of these cool Philadelphia homes. This weekend, spend a relaxing Sunday admiring these open houses in the area. 800 N 2nd Street, #2 Open House: [...]
For anyone who has ever fantasized about a picturesque house among nature’s finest, this five-bedroom English Cotswold may be the answer to your dreams.
Proudly displaying a stone hearth, wood-beam ceilings, and stained glass, this 1950s house has multiple fireplaces, including one with a carved mural.