Redfin Names Philly’s Hottest Neighborhoods of 2014

Real estate website Redfin has named its hottest neighborhoods of Philadelphia for 2014, based on searches of its website and knowledge from its real estate agents:

Neighborhood                Median Sale Price

Wayne                                  $510,000

Elkins Park                          $219,450

East Passyunk Crossing    $222,450

Newbold                               $155,750

Haverford                             $285,800

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21 Things Buzzfeed Says Philadelphians Are Afraid Of

Let me share this here, before you all inevitably do so on your Facebook walls. BuzzFeed has created a list of the “21 Things You’re Only Afraid of If You Live in Philly.” Winners include “The People of SEPTA,” bike-killing trolley tracks, and of course, North Philadelphia. Sure, I too am afraid of bike-killing trolley tracks. But before you go blasting this list around along with the words “soooo true” take a minute to realize that you too could have devised this exact list. Because the only qualification you need to write such a list is to have at one time or another lived in the City of Philadelphia.

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WATCH: Dr. J.’s Five Best Commercials


Sixers legend Julius “Dr. J” Erving will be giving a free talk tonight as a part of the Free Library of Philadelphia’s Author Event series.

The Doctor, who mesmerized Sixer fans from 1976 to 1987, will discuss his life on and off of the court, as well as to promote his recently released book Dr. J: The Autobiography (in which we learn some things we wish we could unlearn). Of course, the good doctor is no stranger to shilling products. In the spirit of shameless self-promotion, let’s look back at the top five Dr. J commercials.

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