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A screenshot of Pennsylvania's Megan's Law website, where Michaela Naughton found her boss Frank Laurenzi on the sex offenders list.
City Life

When Your Boss Is Also a Registered Sex Offender

Once a promising young cadet in the police academy, Conshohocken’s Francis “Frank” Laurenzi is now a convicted sex offender. In 2014, at the age of […]

Foobooz

Getting to the Roxborough Night Market

The first Night Market of the 2016 season is upon us and it is happening this evening in Roxborough. Ridge Avenue will be closed off […]

Property

Jawdropper of the Week: A Renovated Beauty in Roxborough

This week’s Jawdropper is defined by the views it offers, both inside and out. Everywhere you turn you can find a breathtaking sight, be it […]

Property

Farmhouse Friday: From the Valley to the Ridge in Roxborough

This handsome Colonial farmhouse sits on a not-quite-3/4-acre lot on a quiet street just off Ridge Avenue in the Andorra section of upper Roxborough, not […]

Property

The Big Reveal: First Designs of the Ridge Avenue Pocket Park

The landscape design gods at Groundswell Design Group are working their magic in Roxborough and the proof is in the first designs of the proposed Ridge Avenue Pocket […]

Property

Groundswell to Unveil Schematic Design for Ridge Avenue Pocket Park

Mark your calendars, Roxborough denizens: Groundswell Design Group has set a date for the unveiling of the Ridge Avenue Pocket Park schematic design! As previously reported, […]

Property

Headlines: Groundswell Design Group Entrusted with Next Phase in Proposed Pocket Park Project

Are you a fan of Spruce Street Harbor Park? Apparently, Groundswell Design Group, the firm responsible for the popular outdoor space, has been hit up […]

Property

Wissahickon Native Plans to Preserve the Benjamin Kenworthy House

Here’s some good news on the preservations front as we head into 2015. Newsworks reports that Roger Ross, a 34 year-old Wissahickon native and Roxborough […]

Foobooz

Pierogie Kitchen to the Side Dish Rescue

If you’re still bogged down with the task of bringing a side dish to your family’s Thanksgiving meal and you have yet to decide on […]

Property

Amazing Transformations: Adaptive Reuse of Northwest Philly Church

Property photographer Laura Kicey has been chronicling the evolution of the former Fourth Reformed Church since 2012. First came the photo essay of church ruins […]

Foobooz

It’s Pizza Week at DiMeo’s Pizzeria

Tonight Pizzeria DiMeo’s in Andorra is celebrating its Pizza Week. Today through Thursday, February 6th, the pizzeria will be offering a four-course $30 per person tasting […]

Foobooz

Dalessandro’s Versus Chubby’s

As we promised, 2014 is the Year of the Cheesesteak. And as part of the continuing coverage of the cheesesteak, we will be profiling cheesesteak […]

Property

Morning Headlines: Eataly Comes to Philly; 38Chestnut Breaks Ground, Without a Space

We have a lot of headlines this morning, so let’s get to it. First of all, to clarify: 38Chestnut will indeed have a space (that […]

City Life

Roxborough Not Happy About Proposed Wendy’s

Last week, more than 50 Roxboroughans (Roxbros?) boarded a rented yellow school bus and headed to a zoning hearing to voice their displeasure over the […]

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Property

Morning Headlines: Like Center City, the Main Line Is Exploding With Rentals

The question, put somewhat Shakespearean-ly: From whence will come these eager hoards of renters, these express and admirable souls who in apprehension look not upon […]