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Global Music Icon Embraces Collegiate Roots this Spring (Updated)

9-time Grammy winner returns to local alma mater this spring 2014. — Updated (5/21) – Watch John Legend’s moving speech from UPenn graduation [in full] below, via philly.com — Global singer & songwriter, Mr. John Legend (class of 1999), will deliver this year’s commencement speech for uPenn Class of 2014. The esteemed University will present...CONTINUE READING
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Don’t Miss the Final “Awesome Fest” Event this Friday

Philly’s pop-up drive-in theater concludes this weekend Rewind to early October, we previewed a unique event series (sponsored by Enterprise CarShare) celebrating the 80th anniversary of the drive-in movie theater. This past month, the “Awesome Fest” has tastefully fused retro with contemporary, by successfully hosting Center City Philadelphia‘s 1st ever drive-in at Eakins Oval on...CONTINUE READING

The Atacan Group at KW Center City Happy Hour

Last week, the KW Center City team headed to Alfa, on 17th & Walnut in Rittenhouse, for some drinks, apps, networking & happy hour fun. Below are some photos & highlights from the evening, to get to know our team a bit better. Photos courtesy of PLUSH Image Corporation. Going in on some drinks &...CONTINUE READING

Halloween Events Around Philly

Happy [early] Halloween Philly! Among other aspects, we happen to live in an extremely festive city when it comes to Halloween celebrations. Zillow consistently lists Philadelphia amongst their top family-friendly trick-or-treating cities. Event hosts, such as the Eastern State Penitentiary & Fright Factory, boast respective Travel Channel features & nationwide recognition. Below, we’ll highlight several...CONTINUE READING

Penn’s Landing Redevelopment (Updated)

Tonight [Tuesday Oct. 15th], the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation [DRWC] will present plans detailing the next phase of the Penn’s Landing redevelopment. The design team, led by Hargreaves Associates, is creating plans which incorporate “landscape architecture, urban design, engineering, programming, development & cost estimates.” Future steps will be discussed & presented at this evening’s meeting....CONTINUE READING

Around the City Updates

Highlighting local developments this Fall in Philadelphia : Urban Outfitters Announces Local Expansion The popular retail line is set to expand their Philadelphia headquarters & add a distribution center in Lancaster County. The initiatives will ultimately create over 2000 new job opportunities in & around Philadelphia. ” The Awesome Fest ” launches October 18th on...CONTINUE READING

Event Preview : Night Market Chinatown

Tonight, Thursday Oct. 3rd : The Food Trust presents the final “Night Market” of the 2013 season ! When : 7pm – 11pm Where : Chinatown [10th & Race] Who : Over 60 of Philadelphia’s best food trucks, restaurants & cafes are set to host booths, & serve up an immense variety of delicacies! Entertainment...CONTINUE READING

Celebreate Capriccio’s 5th Anniversary at Cret Park

Today [Wednesday Sept. 25th] join Capriccio Cafe & Espresso Bar, to celebrate their 5th anniversary. Head over to Cret Park [16th & the Parkway] at 11am today, for a slew of festivities we’ll breakdown below. Want to send out sincere congratulations to Capriccio on 5 years of local success, and big thanks to Center City...CONTINUE READING

Center City District Restaurant Week

Big congratulations to Center City District on their 10th annual Restaurant Week ! Details below. When : Now ! September 15th – 20th September 22nd – 27th Certain locations offering menu specials Saturday, September 21st [as well] * Where : In & Around Center City, Philadelphia Participating Locations Deals : 3 course Lunch, $20 per...CONTINUE READING

Weekend Open House Features [9/14 – 9/15]

Property #1: 2201 Pemberton St. Philadelphia PA, 19146 Family-friendly, corner townhome on quiet, tree-lined South Philly block. Date / Time: Saturday September 14th, 1:30pm – 3pm Sunday September 15th, 12pm – 3pm Listing Agent: Stephanie Slapin On-Site Agents: Michael Caven [9/14] David Barrett [9/15] Highlights Include: 2 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms. Spacious first floor with large...CONTINUE READING

Event Preview: Made in America Festival

As highlighted in our summer preview back in May, the enormous Labor Day weekend finale has finally arrived. Thousands of attendees will descend upon the Benjamin Franklin Parkway this Saturday [8/31] & Sunday [9/1] for Made in America Festival. Pioneered by hip-hop artist & cultural icon Shawn Carter [Jay-Z], the outdoor event returns to Philadelphia for...CONTINUE READING

Weekend Open House Features [8/11]

Property #1: 727 S. Jessup St. Philadelphia, PA 19147 Magnificent Bella Vista Area Townhouse, Complete with Garage Parking! Date / Time: Sunday August 11, 12pm – 2pm Listing Agent: Jenn Gabel Highlights Include: 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms Gated complex Large roofdeck & wetbar, with gorgeous 360 cityscape views Modern chef’s kitchen with updated granite countertops...CONTINUE READING

Zillow & President Obama: A Better Bargain for Responsible Homeowners [Video Recap]

As we previewed this past Wednesday [August 7th], Zillow hosted a very unique online event, featuring President Barack Obama answering questions about the current US housing market. Moderated by Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff, participants submitted questions & discussion topics in advance, using the hashtag #AskObamaHousing at @Zillow on twitter. The President covered topics such as...CONTINUE READING

President Obama answers YOUR Housing Questions

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Weekend Open House Features [8/4]

Property #1: 129 Ellsworth St. Philadelphia, PA 19147 [Newly Listed] Luxurious Pennsport Area Townhome, Complete with Garage Parking!  Date / Time: Sunday August 4, 12pm – 2pm Listing Agent: Aaron Byles On-Site Agent: Guillaume Lantoine Highlights Include: 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms Private patio, perfect for summertime BBQ’s  Kitchen fitted with premium cabinetry & stainless steel appliances...CONTINUE READING

104.5 Summer Block Party: August 2013

All summer long, Radio 104.5 has sponsored free monthly concerts at the Piazza at Schmidt’s. This Saturday [August 3rd] is no different, featuring Panic! at the Disco, Alt-J & Walk off the Earth live in Northern Liberties. The event kicks off at 3:45 pm, wrapping up at 7 pm that evening. This is an all...CONTINUE READING

Philly’s Own “Diplo” set to host Mad Decent Block Party Saturday

Back in May, we highlighted this summer’s can’t miss outdoor events in & around Philadelphia. While The Roots Picnic & July 4th have come & gone, much remains to look forward to this July & August. The festivities continue this weekend, as Producer/DJ “Diplo” returns to his hometown of Philly, for the annual Mad Decent...CONTINUE READING

Philadelphia Magazine Celebrates 40 Years of “Best of Philly”

Philadelphia Magazine celebrates their 40th anniversary of “Best of Philly” all month. Starting last week, former winners began hosting various events and promotions throughout the greater Philadelphia area. The anniversary culminates Tuesday August 20th with the “Best of Philly Bash at the Philadelphia Museum of Art,” open to the public for the first time in...CONTINUE READING

Philadelphia Eagles Open 2013 Training Camp

The Philadelphia Eagles officially begin a new era under new Head Coach Chip Kelly, today, with the commencement of Training Camp 2013. 30 of 90 players report to camp today including rookies, quarterbacks & selected veterans. The entire team reports by Thursday, with the first full squad practice this Friday. There is no lack of...CONTINUE READING

Airport Renovations Create 300 New Jobs

Philly.com‘s Linda Loyd reports that Philadelphia Airport renovations will create an estimated 300 retail employment opportunities. The majority of job vacancies will emerge upon completion of Terminal F’s overhaul, with limited concessions openings in additional and bars. Potential opportunities range from entry level through management. So how do Philadelphia’s job-seekers go about applying? MarketPlace Philadelphia...CONTINUE READING