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Just Listed: Renovated Expanded Trinity in Fishtown

Before I go any further with today’s featured-house-for-sale article, I realize I must answer the question that you’re already asking now that you’ve seen the […]

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Just Listed: Custom Designer Townhouse in Fishtown

Up to this point, I haven’t used the terms “Fishtown” and “million-dollar designer townhouse” in the same sentence. There’s a first time for everything, I […]

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On the QT: Frank Furness-Designed Townhouse in Fishtown

Who says that corruption produces no benefit? If it weren’t for an estate administrator who got elected to the Philadelphia Common Council, then got convicted […]

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An Accidental Developer Revives a Kensington Landmark

Ever since 1917, the milk-bottle-shaped water tower that rose above the Harbisons’ Dairies building has been an icon two neighborhoods share: Fishtown and East Kensington. […]

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Just Listed: Loft Condo in Fishtown

The big sign over the side entrance to the Old World Warehouse, an elevator factory-turned-condo in Fishtown’s southwest corner, advertises “NYC STYLE LOFT CONDOS.” If […]

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Graffiti Pier to Get 900 New Neighbors

When you return home from work at the end of the day, is the last thing you want to see before you get home this? […]

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Kensington Quarters Is Finally Reopening, This Time as a Seafood Restaurant

In the restaurant business, there’s a very fine line between adapting your business to keep up with the markets and fast-changing trends and losing your […]

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Just Listed: Renovated Designer Rowhouse in Fishtown

Bet you didn’t know that Formstone could ever look this good, did you? Neither did the designer/marketer/strategist who bought this Fishtown rowhouse and made it […]

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On the Market: New Construction Condo in Fishtown (Almost)

Readers of a certain age may have fond memories of “The Blues Brothers,” the 1980 film in which “Saturday Night Live” regulars John Belushi and […]

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Now That Frank Rizzo Is Gone, Maybe It’s Time to Talk About Those Christopher Columbus Statues

A roundup of Philly news. This post may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. First Frank Rizzo. Are Those Christopher Columbus […]

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White Men With Bats, Bombed ATMs, and an Alleged Looter Killed at South Philly Gun Store

A roundup of Philly news. This post may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Bombed Out ATMs, White Men With Bats, […]

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Just Listed: Loft Condo for Rent in Fishtown

Even though the word has come to describe any apartment in an old factory building with exposed wood ceilings and brick walls, a true loft […]

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How Wine Is Keeping Me Connected to the Philly I Love

When I received the email March 16th that the restaurant where I work would be closing for the foreseeable future, I was despondent. I’m a […]

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Just Listed: Modern Traditional Townhouse in Fishtown

If you’re one of those people who wants a newish-from-the-ground-up house but has Gotten Over the standard modernist Philly rowhouse, you should find this neotraditional […]

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Just Listed: Rehabbed Rowhouse in Fishtown

The surge in construction activity in Philadelphia over the past 20 or so years has produced what one might call a “new Philadelphia School” of […]