Archive for November, 2013

How to Roast a Chicken in About an Hour

Philadelphia homes for sale That Will Beat Any Rotisserie Chicken From the Grocery Store The secret?  Get your butcher to cut the backbone out & crack the breastbone so it lays flat.  Or do it yourself with some sharp kitchen shears.  I prefer to leave it to the professionals at Giunta's in the Reading Terminal. What you'll need: 1 butterflied chicken Olive oil Salt Pepper Cast iron skillet, dutch oven or a roasting pan (see my makeshift roasting pan below) Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees 2. Meanwhile put a couple of tablespoons...Continue Reading!

Philadelphia Wine Lovers Rejoice!

Philadelphia homes for sale Affordable Premium Wine...And A Lot Of It!  Just Over the Ben Franklin Bridge - Moore Brothers With the holidays fast approaching it is helpful to have extra wine hanging around for impromptu get togethers, as gifts & for getting through the holidays (relatively) unscathed.  Because, let's be honest, wine makes everything that much better. Despite the nondescript exterior; entering Moore Brothers is quite the experience.  Their product knowledge is outstanding due to their background (Greg Moore was Le Bec Fin's sommelier &...Continue Reading!

What Do Buyers Want in 2013? They Want to Be Able to Walk.

Philadelphia homes for sale 60% of Buyers Want a Walkable Neighborhood:  Philly Ranks #4 Nationwide What buyers want according to a Community Preference Survey by the National Association of Realtors: 60% favor neighborhoods with walkable features & shorter commutes 78% said the neighborhood is more important than the size of the home 57% would prefer a shorter commute to work over a large yard 55% would prefer being able to walk to schools, restaurants & stores over a large yard According to Walk Score Philly Ranks #4 Nationwide of Walkable...Continue Reading!

Open House at 1907 League Street in Graduate Hospital

Open Sunday November 10th from 12-2 Featuring Pastries from Kermit's Bake Shoppe Last unit left at Kimberly Court!  Lots of infill development going on up & down the block. Can't make it?  Shoot us an email & we'll get you through for a showing at a time that is more convenient for you.  Subscribe below to get updates right to your inbox! Enter your email address:Delivered by FeedBurner Compare this home to other new construction listings in the area. [DispletListing listings="yes" minListPrice="375" maxListPrice="1250" keyword="New Construction" zip="19146"...Continue Reading!

Timeless Finish Spotted in Philly: Marble

Philadelphia homes for sale We Love Touring New Construction in Philadelphia & Coming Across Marble Marble countertops are gaining popularity along with quartz, however, marble is also beautiful in bathrooms or when used in furnishings. Marble in Kitchens Marble is gorgeous in kitchens.  Why not use this gorgeous finish where everyone ends up hanging out? Carrara Center Island & Backsplash Mixed with a Caesarstone Perimeter Traditional Kitchen by Hinsdale Kitchen & Bath Remodelers Normandy Remodeling Polished Marble Wall Traditional Kitchen by San Diego Design-Build Firms Pacific Management LLC Gorgeous Backsplash & Great...Continue Reading!

Where to Order a Fresh Turkey in Philadelphia

Philadelphia homes for sale Thanksgiving Would Not Be Complete Without a Turkey as Your Centerpiece So why go frozen when you can go fresh?  Frozen turkeys may be easier because you can just head right to the grocery store & grab one but the perks of fresh far outweigh that minor convenience.  So get your order in A.S.A.P.! Three Reason Why Fresh is Best 1. Defrosting a Turkey is Hard! How long does it need to thaw?  Do you leave it out or in the fridge?  What if...Continue Reading!

50K Reduction for 174 Carson Street in Manayunk

Philadelphia homes for sale Huge Price Reduction on this New Construction Stunner Right Off Main Street Listing Details: $450,000 3 Bedrooms 2.5 Bathrooms 1 Car Garage 4,000+ Square Feet Backyard Juliette Balcony Huge Roof Deck Rich hardwoods, modern staircases, wide open space & great lighting. Sleek sexy Euro style kitchen with plenty of light from a set of double sliders to the balcony. Large rooms with big windows & plenty of closet space. Glamorous bathroom fixtures, dual vanities with vessel sinks, deluxe soaking tub & plenty of storage. Gorgeous wet bad shower with frameless glass door. Wide hallways &...Continue Reading!

One Of Philly’s Largest Companies to Set up “Lifestyle Village” in the ‘Burbs

Philadelphia homes for sale Urban Outfitters Unveils Preliminary Plans for New Devon "Lifestyle Village"  We said good bye to Waterloo Gardens.  Now say hello to Urban Outfitters latest & greatest.   "Lifestyle village" appears to be clever branding for a shopping center.  Re-brand they must as this shopping center is an Antropologie/Terrain mash up where you may also be able to sweat out toxins at a fancy schmancy exercise studio, dine high or low, pick up gourmet ingredients should you decide to eat in, work on your...Continue Reading!

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