We’re feeling the love for Rocky II these days. The Philly Post’s Dan McQuade analyzed and mapped Rocky Balboa’s famous filmic run, which took him (most memorably) through the Italian Market and up the Art Museum steps as well as other Philadelphia neighborhoods. McQuade calculated that the run traveled through 10 neighborhoods and traversed more [...]
Tag: celebrity real estate
Richard Gere's Hamptons view.
Our friend HughE over at PhillyChitChat tells us that Richard Gere is coming to live in the Greater Philadelphia area to film the movie Fanny, and that he’s likely to rent “in the suburbs” because that’s where the majority of the movie will be filmed. “The suburbs,” you’ll admit, is a rather large chunk of [...]
Our friends over at Philly Post tell us the Forbes 400 is out–aka “ The Richest People In America” list–and four people within our Greater Philly universe have made the list. For those wondering how the other half lives, so to speak, here’s what we know about their residences.
Mary Alice Dorrance Malone
The Campbell Soup heiress operates Iron Springs Farm, which breeds, sells and develops champion Warmblood and Friesian stallions. Should you be an animal person interested in cooing over foals, go quickly to the Farm’s Facebook page, where you may catch a glimpse of life on the farm.
Curbed National, via Curbed LA, reports that former local boy Kobe Bryant has put this home up for sale for about $8.6 million. There’s no need to comment on it, really, except to say that its opulence, both in photos and description, will merely feed the rage of Philadelphians who already despise him.
78 Grandview Blvd. in Wyomissing is where it all started for Taylor Swift, where she began to really exhibit potential with her sweet voice and endearing songwriting. Swift’s childhood home has six bedrooms and five bathrooms and a very capacious 5,000 square feet. It’s on 2/3rds of an acre and was built in 1929. The asking price was $799,500, but according to The Morning Call, Century 21 Gold agent Lisa Tiger won’t reveal what the buyers have offered.
Remember last summer, when the Twitterverse was abuzz with rumors that Taylor Swift was buying a home in Sea Isle City, New Jersey? A house that looked like this (below)? That was cute. As though she was going to bring John Mayer or whoever to the Sea Isle promenade and get a slice. Ridic. In [...]
Is it possible that there are still people in Philly who don’t know what Bon Jovi has done for this city and for neighboring New Jersey? The housing development, the hunger activism, the work on poverty–he’s a serious philanthropist who makes this city and its neediest people a priority.
Onetime Van Halen frontman and Jersey Shore philanthropist Sammy Hagar has announced the dissolution of his relationship with Caesars Entertainment, his partner in Sammy’s Beach Bar & Grill at Bally’s Atlantic City Hotel and Casino. The beachside establishment, which opened in 2010, was damaged by the hurricane–how much damage is open to question.