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First-Time Find: A Solid Start in Mt. Airy for $270K

You’ll find many row homes like this handsome 1930s stone-front in “middle neighborhoods” all over Philadelphia, though in most cases, they’re faced in brick. Like […]

City Life

Police Search Door-to-Door Near St. Joe’s for Suspect

UPDATE: Police have reportedly arrested the suspect. Police are searching in Overbrook for a potentially armed suspect who allegedly stole a car during a home […]


First-Time Find: Modern Charm in West Mt. Airy for $229K

House hunting can be frustrating, especially when your checklist of non-negotiable, must-have features is looking a lot less like a checklist and a little more […]

City Life

Two Killed in Execution-Style Shooting in Mt. Airy

A 23-year-old man and 21-year-old woman were each found fatally shot, execution style in East Mt. Airy over the weekend as Philadelphia police continue to […]


First-Time Find: Upgraded in East Mt. Airy for $255K

The sunny streets of upper East Mt. Airy are filled with beautifully maintained homes that make great first rungs on the homeownership ladder. This is […]


Who’s Building Philly: Ken Weinstein

An idea that has been gaining steam of late among developers and planners is “social impact development.” This relatively recent concept marries the market to […]


Upsala To Become A Home Again

Upsala, the historic mansion in Mt. Airy that served as the staging ground for Continental Army forces during the 1777 Battle of Germantown, began life […]


Jawdropper of the Week: A Moderne Marvel in West Mt. Airy for $2.195M

Oh, West Mt. Airy, you’ve done it again. This handsome residence is cool and calming – and a design enthusiast’s dream come true. It’s a rare example of […]


First-Time Find: Age-Defying Comfort in East Mt. Airy for $309.9K

There’s nothing quite like stumbling across a spacious, updated, and affordable house in a great city neighborhood – and more often than not, we find such […]


Faded Glory in Mt. Airy for $700K

Perhaps one reason those who compare Philadelphia to Detroit miss the mark is because this city has many neighborhoods that, while they have seen better […]


What $500K Will Buy You in Mt. Airy

Mt. Airy may be one neighborhood, but its two sides have distinct personalities that are knit together by its main drag, Germantown Avenue. East Mt. […]


First-Time Find: A Fresh Update on a Classic in Mt. Airy

At first glance, one would think this English-style home on a quiet street in East Mt. Airy is an old historic charmer. On the outside, a […]


Farmhouse Friday: Country Charm In Mt. Airy

Back in 1844, when this lovely and beautifully maintained farmhouse was built, the German Township had just split itself in two. The more urban portion became […]


The Time Machine: Jansen Reviewed

My wife, Laura, hated Jansen as soon as she walked through the door. To be fair, she actually hated it before she walked through the […]

Be Well Philly

Mount Airy Gets a New Barre and Yoga Studio (With SurfSET Classes!) 

’Tis the season for fitness studio openings: In the past few weeks, Philly has seen quite the influx of studios, with Freehouse Fitness Studio opening […]