New Listing: 59 N. 3rd Street #3A Philadelphia PA 19106

Philadelphia homes for sale stylish condo for sale at merchants row in old city I may be biased considering I live in Old City on 3rd Street but I love this section of the neighborhood. It is chock full of shopping, galleries, cafes & great restaurants. The historic charm factor is high considering Old City is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Philly but sometimes the residential vibe that exists past Market Street is overlooked. It feels like a true "neighborhood" without sacrificing the sophistication &...Continue Reading!

New in Old City: Penzey’s at the Bourse

Philadelphia homes for sale our very own spice market in center city Old City is now home to Penzey's Spices! I used to trek all the way out to Chestnut Hill for Penzey's. No more! Now I just need to trot on over to the Bourse for my fix. Now if I could only get my spice rack under control.  Continue Reading!

Condo for Sale at the Essex in Old City

Philadelphia homes for sale tri level condo living in the best section of old city This condo is located in the historic section of the Essex building. It features a luxurious kitchen with Viking appliances, high ceilings, tons of natural light, tri level living & one deeded parking space. The location in Old City is prime; Race & North 3rd Street is full of boutiques, galleries, furniture stores & hidden pockets of green spaces around 3rd & Wood & the Race Street Pier that local dog owners...Continue Reading!

Suit Corner On Fire in Old City

Philadelphia homes for sale what will happen to 3rd & market in old city? We know the Shirt Corner is going to become a CVS.  What was originally planned as a historic renovation was rendered obsolete when it collapsed back in March during demolition. Now the Suit Corner is up in flames.  We hope nobody is hurt. Old City is now down not one but two landmark buildings.  What is going to happen to this intersection at 3rd & Market Street?Continue Reading!

Shopping Event in Old City at Scarlett Alley

Philadelphia homes for sale Check Items Off Your Gift List & Help Green Old City All while sipping on some spiked egg nog & savory bites.  Forget about the mall this year & shop small.  If you've never been to Scarlett Alley you really should check it out.  This boutique stocks some of the best gifts for all age groups.  Gorgeous gloves, luxe beauty products, unique jewelry, stylish home goods, shower gifts & so much more.  You can find something for all the women &...Continue Reading!

In Other News: New York Does NOT Bash Philadelphia for Once

Philadelphia homes for sale In Fact, In Their Latest Article, They Applaud Old City Must read this article!  Four Square Blocks:  Philadelphia is an interesting read on this small section of Old City by the New York Times.  The video is also really well done.  I may be biased.  My dog makes a cameo at 1:45.  Seriously, though.  The bars on 2nd Street get such a bad rap that the whole neighborhood gets lumped in.  I am in real estate & I CHOSE to live...Continue Reading!

Big News for Old City!

Philadelphia homes for sale A Farmers Market is On It's Way! I have always wondered why Old City does not have it's own Farmers Market.  Well thanks to Indy Hall & Christ Church we will have one starting August 8th! Another reason to love Old City!Continue Reading!

Gourmet Market in Old City? Please Hurry.

Philadelphia homes for sale Old City is Getting a Lot of Good News These Days We've got Honey's moving into the 'hood.  I know I am a few months behind here.  I was hoping to hear more information!  Unfortunately, I have nothing new so I will share what it is I know.   We may be getting a gourmet food market in the Corn Exchange building on 2nd & Arch.  This is a beautiful building & I would personally love if it were utilized more....Continue Reading!

Best Milkshake in the U.S.A. Made Right Here in Philadelphia

Philadelphia homes for sale Franklin Fountain in Old City Takes Top Honors in U.S.A. Today This old time ice cream parlor & soda fountain in Old City is named after Mr. Benjamin Franklin himself who lived just a few blocks away. They are not just selling  painstakingly crafted ice cream but an experience.  The interior has been lovingly restored to showcase a beautiful tin ceiling & mosaic floors.  The employees wear traditional garb.  There are antiques upon antiques.  The ice cream is delicious. They also have a...Continue Reading!

Brunch in Old City Just Got a Lot More Interesting!

Philadelphia homes for sale Honey's (yes, THAT Honey's!!) is Moving to Old City! It looks like 228 Vine Street, right next to the Painted Bride, is going to be home to the new Honey's Sit'n'Eat. North of Market Street in Old City tends to only be B.Y.O.B's, however, this appears to be a restaurant AND liquor license. I think this would be a great addition to a highly residential section of the neighborhood.  I, for one, am thrilled to have them as my new (future) neighbor....Continue Reading!

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