Living Well in Philly Category

What Are YOU Doing This Weekend?

Philadelphia homes for sale Philadelphia Area Events for the Weekend of 5/30-6/2 That's right.  We start our weekends on Thursdays around here in the summer. Thursday May 30th Devon Horse Show & Country Fair This is not in the city.  I know.  I just love horses & this is a grand Main Line tradition.  I got my tickets for Thursday night's Grand Prix which is bound to be exciting & is featuring a performance by the Philadelphia mounted police.  Which I just LOVE seeing around & I am...Continue Reading!

What Are YOU Doing this Weekend?

Philadelphia homes for sale Events Around Philadelphia for the Weekend of May 16th - May 18th Summer is around the corner which means that city dwellers get their fair share of events, fairs, festivals & generally fun things to do...outside!  Now here's hoping for good weather. Thursday May 16th A Philly foodie favorite hits Fairmount this evening.  Stop by the Night Market on Fairmount Ave. between 19th & 22nd Streets for this street festival showcasing delicious food by local restaurants & food trucks. Friday May 17th Go see the...Continue Reading!

Tria Champagne Special Tomorrow

Philadelphia homes for sale For All Our Fancy Friends in Rittenhouse Square Tria Wine Bar Turns 9 Tomorrow! Are they celebrating?  You betcha!  From noon to close they are pouring one of their fabulous champagnes that is usually $16.50 a glass for $9.00.  You  just might find me there for lunch & possibly again after work.  Take is only Tria's Rittenhouse Square location. Enjoy, you deserve it!  Hopefully the weather gods cooperate & we get one of those gorgeous Philadelphia spring days we were blessed...Continue Reading!

Happy Earth Day, Philadelphia!

Philadelphia homes for sale In Honor of Earth Day:  Recycling & Composting Services in Philadelphia Keeping our urban areas clean, green & healthy should be of the utmost importance as people continue to move back to the city. "I'm a city boy. In the big cities they've set it up so you can go to a park and be in a miniature countryside, but in the countryside they don't have any patches of big city, so I get very homesick." -Andy Warhol Lucky for us in Philadelphia we...Continue Reading!

Reading Terminal Gets Huge Shout Out By Acclaimed New York Food Writer

Philadelphia homes for sale Mark Bittman Calls The Reading Terminal New York's Best Public Market But, wait, you say.  Isn't the Terminal in Philly?  Yes.  Yes it is. I love the Terminal.  I go there weekly.  I feel like I save money, help local vendors stay in business & I feel that the offerings are top quality.  Sidenote: I love to cook almost as much as I love to eat AND I can be frugal.  So I think I kind of know what I am talking...Continue Reading!

Dollar Dog Night!

Philadelphia homes for sale Our Favorite Night to Go to the Phils Games! There is something about Dollar Dog Night that is just....FUN! If you don't you know.  Certain nights Hatfield host's Dollar Dog Nights.  So get your ice cold beer (because dollar dog means more beer $$), dollar dogs, grab your friends & make a night of it.  For the 2013 Season these are the planned nights for Dollar Dogs: 4/9 4/22 6/17 8/19 9/2 9/16 Get your tickets here! **According to the Phil's website any promo nights are subject to...Continue Reading!

Don’t Forget to Spring Forward!

Philadelphia homes for sale It's our favorite time of year!  No more getting out of bed & leaving work in the dark!  These longer days means the city just comes alive! For us it also means the Spring market is under way!  We got a bit of an early start this year, however, we expect it to get even busier in the coming months!  If you are thinking of buying or selling contact us today!Continue Reading!

Apparently, Trees Save Lives

Philadelphia homes for sale Philly Mag States "According to New Research, Having A Tree Near Your House Just Saved Your Life" Now, we are not supposed to believe everything we read, however, this is from a scientific article with controls, statistics, crossing space & time.  Whatever all that means...the basic gist of the article is that trees are good for your health. Amen! We love trees around here.  In the Spring I dream of the cherry blossoms along Kelly, in the Fall I love the yellow leaves...Continue Reading!

Don’t Miss Out on the First First Weekend in Old City!

What Do You Mean First Weekend? We mean the expansion of First Friday as you & I know it!  First Friday's have been going strong, even during this past frigid winter.  Anyone who has been to a First Friday night in Old City knows that the galleries are open & admission is free, there are artists selling their wares on the sidewalk & you just may catch an impromptu street performance.  This event has been so popular the gallery owners of...Continue Reading!

Phillies Phans! Baseball Season is Almost Here!

Philadelphia homes for sale Don't You Just Love Citizen's Bank Park? We do!  We love the open air old school feel.  We love the food there...can anyone say Crab Fries?  We love driving down Broad Street to South Philly.  We also love the atmosphere.  It's amazing what a well thought out & planned ball park can do.  I admit...I don't LOVE sports like most people...I like them, however, I LOVE Citizen's Bank Park & the Phillies. We hope Spring Training is going well & we can't...Continue Reading!