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Living in Bella Vista: A Neighborhood Guide

While Bella Vista will always have strong ties to the history of Philadelphia’s Italian community, the neighborhood has historically served as a starting-out point for […]

Be Well Philly

Where to Find Healthy Eats, Killer Workouts, and Outdoor Fun in Bella Vista

Philly has an insanely wonderful fitness scene, but the truth is, many of us tend to stick to our own neighborhoods — we’ve all got […]


A Trinity Is Reborn in Bella Vista. Sweet!

As anyone who prefers not to do it themselves knows, oftentimes the hardest part of any home remodeling job is making sure one has picked […]

City Life

Why Is Crowdfunding the Only Way to Get Your Street Cleaned in Philly?

In Italian, Bella Vista means “beautiful sight.” It’s the name city planners chose to rechristen the neighborhood bounded by 6th Street, 11th Street, South Street, […]


The New Old World in Bella Vista for $950K

South Philly is dotted with modest row homes whose owners have dolled them up over the years, putting up new facades, expanding them, rearranging the […]


Off the Beaten Path in Bella Vista for $325K

Looking for intimacy? It’s hard to beat a classic Philadelphia trinity. But how about a trinity on a street so small, it doesn’t even show […]


A Brand-New Beauty in Bella Vista for $370K

What a difference a year makes! This 1920s trinity on a pedestrian-only block of South Darien Street in Bella Vista last changed hands in May […]


Trinity Tuesday: A New Twist in Bella Vista for $285K

The Philadelphia trinity has many charms, but anyone who’s moved into one will tell you it has one downside: that tight spiral staircase. Getting a […]


Trinity Tuesday: Eurostyle in Bella Vista for $260K

You might be forgiven if, when you turn into the brick-paved pedestrian lane called Lincoln Avenue on which this trinity sits, you think you’ve managed […]


These Are The 10 Most Affordable Homes in Bella Vista

The least expensive homes in Bella Vista right now come in a wide variety of sizes, from small — a 500-square-foot one-bedroom condo — to large — a […]


What $500K Will Buy You in Bella Vista

You probably know that Bella Vista is home to the Italian Market. But were you aware that you have the opportunity to call the community home […]


Local Cider Makers Find a New Home in Bella Vista

Cider is a big-freakin’-deal this year. It maybe even bigger than beer (gasp!) if you consider the many cider-driven dinners happening all over the city (like Saté Kampar’s sambal/cheese/cider dinner and Good King’s […]


Philly Ranked Fifth Most Walkable City in U.S. This Year

A mere two-tenths of a point dropped Philadelphia from its perch as the nation’s fourth-most-walkable city in this year’s Walk Score rankings of American cities. […]


Trinity Tuesday: Revised and Extended in Bella Vista for $385K

C-SPAN fans — both of you — are familiar with the phrase “revise and extend my remarks,” which means that a U.S. Representative’s three-minute speech will run […]


Trinity Tuesday: Back on the Block in Bella Vista for $369.9K

If this home looks familiar to you, that’s because it is. The owner of this extra-large expanded trinity in Bella Vista had it up for […]