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Check Out Detailed Crime Patterns in YOUR Neighborhood!

Today, AxisPhilly, formerly Philadelphia Public Interest Information Network (I approve of the name change), launched its spiffy new website. Among the features you’ll see there […]

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The Best Times to Buy a House in Pennsylvania and New Jersey

Online real estate maven Trulia has released an interactive map documenting the most and least popular times of year to buy homes across the country. […]

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Penn Students Sue University for Gross Housing Conditions

Here’s a familiar college tale: Students move off-campus, get rats and mold, want money back, can’t locate absentee landlord. That’s what happened to six UPenn […]

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Goldtex Union Workers Skirt Jailtime, Get Community Service Instead

Two union workers charged with assault at the infamous Goldtex construction site this summer, have been ordered to perform 18 hours of community service and […]

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Churches 4 Cash! Philly Archdiocese Selling Off More Properties

Several months after it cut jobs and sold off a couple opulent mansions to raise money, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia is selling the Holy Family […]

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“This Is the Lovely Master Bedroom, Where the Bodies Were Found…”

It’s a question that serves to divide people pretty neatly: What if you found the home of your dreams, then discovered that a horrible crime […]

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10 Historic Buildings Philly Lost in 2012

Hidden City Philadelphia has compiled a sad list of gorgeous old churches, abandoned factories, and 19th century homes that were demolished this year. Lowlights include […]

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Philly’s 17 Most Endangered Properties

The Philadelphia Preservation Alliance has released its annual list of endangered properties, which you can peruse using a map from Curbed Philly. Among those in […]

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House Hunting? Georges Perrier, Tom Knox, and Dennis Alter Are Selling

There are literally tens of thousands of homes for sale in and around Philadelphia. Here, a look at some of the most expensive ones, with […]

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How Philly Can Keep Millennials in the City After They Have Kids

You may have noticed, but American cities are currently in the midst of a population renaissance. As my generation continues to ditch its cars and […]

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Philly’s Best Christmas Lights, According to Increasingly Desperate Real Estate Site

I don’t know about you, but nothing puts me in the mood to do a little house shopping like a floodlit neighborhood overrun with slack-jawed […]

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Report: Philly Both Outrageously Expensive, Very Affordable

If you told some Philadelphians that this is the most expensive place to live in the country, they’d probably agree. If you told others that […]

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City Council Passes Point Breeze Eminent Domain Bill for Affordable Housing

Thanks to Bill 120755, eminent domain is alive and well in Philly, with City Council passing the measure through its chambers today. The bill, which […]

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Rockefeller Center Donates Christmas Tree Lumber to Habitat for Humanity for New Philly Homes

So it turns out Philadelphians can get along with New Yorkers, at least around the holidays. In fact, Rockefeller Plaza has donated lumber from last year’s […]

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Whippersnappers, Kidless Boomers Drive Up Center City Real Estate Prices

According to a new Center City District report released today, property prices in Center City rose 13 percent in the first nine months of 2012. […]