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Category / Italian Market

South Philly’s Top 5 Hoagie Shops!

Whether you’re moving to the area, or born & raised in Philadelphia, we all love a great sandwich. Make your way down to South Philadelphia, to what we believe are the Top 5 places to find that ultimate Hoagie! 1. Sarcone’s Deli Philly’s Premier Gourmet Deli – “The Finest Meats on the Best Bread !”...CONTINUE READING

Center City Sips Season!

It’s not Thursday, but whose thirsty? Center City Sips is 2 weeks in, and bigger than ever! In case you missed it, [Center City] Sips kicked off June 5th, featuring citywide food & beverage specials every Wednesday [5-7 pm] all summer long. Sips’ standard deal incorporates “$5 cocktails, $4 wine, $3 beer & half-priced apps”...CONTINUE READING
(Photos courtesy of Roosevelt Peterson Photography)

Spring Festivals in Philly

  The weather is breaking and your calendar is starting to fill up with weekend plans for the spring and summer months.  Save some room because Philly has some of the best festivals scheduled for April, May and June.  Check out UWISHUNU for the full rundown of all the festivals in chronological order.  Whether you...CONTINUE READING

912 Kimball Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147

912 Kimball St. Philadelphia, PA 19147 Bella Vista Amazing opportunity to own on one of the quaintest blocks just steps away from the famous Italian Market & Bardascino Park! Spacious 3 story / 3 bedroom Bella Vista home is located on a quiet, low traffic, gorgeous tree lined street Open and airy first floor with...CONTINUE READING
Median Home Price Map 2005-2011 - Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia Real Estate – 2011 Home Price Survey

There is a very thorough section in philly.com about the 2011 Home Price Survey for Philadelphia Real Estate that is worth checking out.  They have analyzed more than 376,000 sales in the Philadelphia region from April 2005 – June 2011. Here are the top Median Home Prices by Area in Philadelphia: Location Neighborhood/county 2011 median...CONTINUE READING
Citizens Bank Park - Trash - 2011 NLDS

Littering Issues in Philadelphia

Photo courtesy of crossingbroad.com I had the pleasure of attending the miserable NLDS Game 5 between the Phillies and Cardinals on Friday night.  While Ryan Howard lay on the field, writhing in pain after making the final out (2nd year in a row) and simultaneously blowing out his Achilles, the St. Louis Cardinals celebrated their...CONTINUE READING

Tips from KW – Choosing a Neighborhood

There are many factors to consider when selecting a neighborhood that is right for you. Below are just a few of the many factors — you may think of others that are important to you. Neighborhoods have characteristic personalities designed to best suit single people, growing families, two-career couples, or retirees.  SCOUT THE NEIGHBORHOOD! It...CONTINUE READING

South Philly Neighbors of Citizens Bank Park

Philly.com has a nice piece about the aura of living as a resident in South Philly when the Phillies are in town and playing at Citizens Bank Park down the street at Broad & Pattison.  Check out some of these quotes from the article and check out all of the South Philadelphia Homes For Sale!...CONTINUE READING

Philly named “Sandwich City” by Saveur Magazine

“There’s no better place for lunch on a roll than Philly” -Saveur Magazine Places mentioned in Saveur Magazine: J&G Lunchmeat Villa – Ardmore Chickies Italian Deli – South Philly Chink’s Steaks – Tacony Jim’s Steaks – West Philly, South Street, Northeast, Springfield DiNic’s – Reading Terminal Market John’s Roast Pork – Whitman Johnny Hots –...CONTINUE READING

More People Moving Into Philly Than Out

According to a new report, since 1993 the rate of people moving into Philadelphia has steadily increased while the rate of people leaving has dwindled.  This report was released on Wednesday by the Pew Charitable Trusts’ Philadelphia Research Initiative, based on IRS data. The number of people moving into the city has steadily increased from...CONTINUE READING

2008 Real Estate Review, South Philadelphia

The following is the address of every home that sold in the first half of 2008 in  South Philadelphia neighborhoods.                                        Lowest SOLD Price                 Highest SOLD Price Pennsport                        $70,000                                     $545,000 Italian Market               $139,850                                   $340,500 Passyunk Square           $160,000                                  $305,000 Grays Ferry                      $12,000                                    $126,000 Girard Estates               $37,000                                      $524,900 Packer Park                    $230,000                                    $559,000 Point Breeze                   $45,000                                       $159,000 Whitman                        $90,000                                        $210,000CONTINUE READING