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Just Listed: Norman-Inspired Hilltop House in Roxborough Park

Some of you are no doubt familiar with the online game “Click That ’Hood.” This game lets you learn about the neighborhoods (or cities, or […]

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On the Market: Renewed Victorian in Roxborough

The good people of Roxborough appreciate their neighborhood’s history. Unfortunately, some developers don’t, as residents learned a few years back when a historic house near […]

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The Curious Case of Roxborough’s Nazi Flag

Last Friday night, Roxborough’s main community Facebook group overflowed with fierce debate over a singular photo: A Nazi flag. The flag had been spotted hanging […]

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Just Listed: Midcentury Modern in Roxborough

Save for Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian houses, the lions of midcentury modern architecture did little in the way of experimenting with houses for the masses. […]

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Just Listed: Super-Green Townhouse in Roxborough

What you see above is a row of custom townhouses in Roxborough. They’re part of a development called The Enclave at Sheldon Crossing, located on […]

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We Can’t Take Our Eyes Off the 2019 Philly Bear Chase

Welcome to the 2019 #PhillyBear chase. Here’s what’s happening: A black bear first came to East Falls on Wednesday (unless that was a different bear, but […]

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Just Listed: Expanded House in the Woods in Andorra

Recipe for sophisticated living: 1 1860s Italianate residence 1 2013 addition in the shingle style with lots of windows on one end Combine the ingredients […]

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Just Listed: Modern Rowhouse in Roxborough

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: Someone buys a narrow vacant lot on a street in one of those hilly Northwest Philly neighborhoods […]

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Soon You’ll Be Able to Get Woodsy on the Schuylkill River Trail

The winding Schuylkill River Trail runs just a stone’s throw away from Philadelphia’s largest privately owned open space, although guests of the Schuylkill Center for […]

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Arrest Made in Death of Ex-National Security Advisor’s Father

Federal authorities have made an arrest in the death of H.R. McMaster Sr., father of the famed military general and former National Security Advisor for […]


Guess What’s Inside in Upper Roxborough for $565K

“Congratulations! You have received a Mystery Gift. Click here to find out what’s inside.” If you’re like most of us, you ignore this instruction when […]


Take a Hike to These 5 Great Homes Along Pennsylvania’s “Trail of the Year”

Walk Score, Schmalk Score. When you have one of the finest hiking trails in the entire region for a neighbor, is it really all that important […]


What $500K Will Buy You in Roxborough

Searching for suburbia in the city limits? Roxborough has you covered. Known for its safe streets and low poverty rates, the neighborhood in Northwest Philadelphia […]


Hard Hat Tour: Cinnaminson Hill

Some of you may have seen me refer to Northeast Philadephia at one time or another as “our vast in-city suburb.” With all due respect […]


First-Time Find: Refreshed in Germany Hill for $239.9K

We know, we know, we keep featuring homes for sale in Northwest Philly. But in our defense, all the stellar listings that are fresh to the […]