Living Well in Philly Category

Go South for Philly’s Other Restaurant Week

Philadelphia homes for sale restaurant week in east passyunk at the end of february The 3rd annual East Passyunk Restaurant Week runs from February 22nd - February 28th. If you think Center City is the only game in town for great dining options, think again! We're a foodie city & East Passyunk does not disappoint. Something tells me Townsend is probably already booked up so if you can't get a reservation for dinner go for a drink before or after your dinner. It's one of my favorite spots in...Continue Reading!

Blue Cross River Rink Closes at the End of the Month

Philadelphia homes for sale The end of winter is imminent as is the end of Winterfest & the Blue Cross River Rink. If you haven't gone go check it out! It closes March 1st. you can ice skate You can purchase tickets to ice skate here. Tickets are $3 for entry & an extra $10 for ice skate rentals. or just enjoy the park Admission is free! Once there you can dine on food by Garces group at the Lodge, Distrito Cantina Truck & Fireside cafe. You can also make s'mores at the fire pits, see...Continue Reading!

Brunch in Philly: All Day Erryday

Philadelphia homes for sale black friday not your thang? brunch it up with friends instead These spots serve brunch (or a sweet breakfast) all day erryday. Mary's & mimosas encouraged. cafe lift We love this place! A couple personal favorites are the lemon ricotta pancakes & the huevos rancheros. I could drink the dippy sauce that comes with the potatoes & they serve Rival Bros. coffee which is delicious. 428 N. 13th Street (BYOB Cash only) sabrinas Is this considered a brunch institution yet? Brunchstitution? This is an old standby...always delicious, always cozy...Continue Reading!

October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

dogs-they're just like us...they want a forever home too! We help people find their new homes all the time. It is such a fulfilling & rewarding experience. Now, think of all the dogs out there that need their forever homes & humans to love them. It breaks my heart. Philadelphia has a ton of amazing rescue organizations but we are still far from no kill & we are very far from all dogs having homes. I don't recommend anyone getting a dog if...Continue Reading!

Do You Live In Philly & Want a Free Tree?

Philadelphia homes for sale if you have a yard register now (or by september 30th)...pick up is in early october! Do you want to turn your back or side yard into a mini urban oasis? Is the only thing missing some lush greenery from a tree? Register with Tree Philly by September 30th for a free yard tree. P.S. small yards can still just want to find the proper species. Tree Harmony (see what they did there) has a clever little quiz you can take to find you...Continue Reading!

10 Things to Do in Philly Before Summer is Over

Philadelphia homes for sale the symbolic end of summer is, like, 10 days away Where did summer go?!? Can you just feel it slipping through your fingers? I can & I don't like it one bit. So I did what I do whenever I feel overwhelmed by something. I put pen to paper & I started a list. I made a list of all the things I feel like I need to do at least once before summer is over. 1. eat a lobster roll Lobster rolls scream summer & with...Continue Reading!

This Favorite Summertime Fruit is Actually a Vegetable

Philadelphia homes for sale watermelon is a vegetable not a fruit...mind. blown. Watermelon & tomato are two of my favorite summertime treats & I just found out they have more in common than being ripe juicy symbols of summer. The tomato, often misclassified as a vegetable is technically a fruit while the watermelon usually considered a fruit, is actually a vegetable! The watermelon is part of the cucumber, squash & pumpkin family. Since this Sunday is National Watermelon Day I rounded up a few of my favorite ways to eat this ubiquitous...Continue Reading!

Instagram Worthy Picnic Sites in Philly

Philadelphia homes for sale a simple seasonal pleasure in philly's prettiest settings Wikipedia defines a picnic as a pleasure excursion in a beautiful outdoor setting. Two of my ongoing intentions are to have more fun (you know you're old when you have to make a point of it) & spend more time outdoors (because nature makes me happy): so guess what I am going to make a point of doing until it's so hot I don't want to be outside? That's right. Harassing my friends & family to...Continue Reading!

Get Sprung on Spring in Philly This Weekend

Philadelphia homes for sale the sun is shining & the cherry blossom trees are blooming Philly is waking up from it's longest winter slumber in recent history & the weekend gods are obliging with fun and spring-y events all over.  Our top picks are in Manayunk, Chestnut Hill & Market East.  Get out there & make this weekend count! saturday april 12th Manayunk Streat Festival from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Lots of food trucks, parking lots transformed into outdoor markets, restaurant tours, sidewalk sales & a special...Continue Reading!

Weekend Adventure: Wyebrook Farm in Bucolic Chester County

Philadelphia homes for sale perfect for foodies, conscious carnivores & conservationists Wyebrook Farm is a unique place where you can buy meat from their animals (heritage breeds of cows, pigs & chickens) that were treated humanely & see how they live.  You are encouraged to wander the property (which is truly magnificent), meet the animals & ask questions.  The point of Wyebrook Farm (beyond sustainable agriculture) is so the consumer can see where the food comes from & support their local community.  In the age of styrofoam...Continue Reading!