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Forecasts say we’re expecting up to 3 inches of snow overnight tonight...does that mean there is potential for a snow day tomorrow? If so, we want you to be well prepared with the best spots to warm up with a drink around the city. In case we’re not so lucky, save these for another cold day this winter!

The Dandelion: You’re immediately drawn in just by the exterior; covered with plants & located on the corner of Sansom & 18th Streets. Step in the front door and if you’re not instantly hooked by the cozy lounge and fireplace chances are this list isn’t for you! Come early to snag the coveted couch by the warm fire & enjoy a proper afternoon tea including both sweet and savory options!

The Rittenhouse Hotel Library Bar: Tucked away from

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Don't want to catch you on the 'blind side' so we've round up our weekly open houses for you to check out!


  • 600 S. 24th St. Unit #205: Sunday from 10am - 12pm • IMMACULATE, 2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Condo with a DEN and COVERED, GATED PARKING at Toll Bros. 2400 South in Greenfield Catchment. This condo is two years young with eight years left on the tax abatement 

  • 1541 S. Capitol St. Sunday from 10:30am - 12:30pm • Gorgeous new construction home you need to see in the transforming Point Breeze! New Master bedroom layout! Found on a quaint residential street and just steps away from the recently renovated Ralph Brooks Park and Community Garden!
 
  • 870 N. 19th Street: Sunday from 11am to 1pm • Beautifully rehabbed
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Luxurious rehab in Point Breeze! This one-of-a-kind home boasts classic charm mixed with modern features throughout such as new fixtures, exposed brick, hardwood flooring, built-in speakers, a breakfast bar and great outdoor space.

Enter your new home through the open layout living room and immediately notice the modern kitchen equipped with stainless steel Frigidaire appliances, a gas range, quartz countertops and an abundance of cabinet space.

From here you have access to your private backyard patio with pressure treated privacy fencing and rear access gate. Perfect for grilling, entertaining or relaxing outdoors!

Upstairs are 2 large bedrooms, the master features a beautiful shiplap tray ceiling with surround sound speakers,

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This is the only newly renovated unit in this building, and is in the heart of everything you love about Old City! This stylish condo has it all; high ceilings, maple hardwood flooring, sleek updated fixtures and finishes, and immense windows with abundant sunlight spilling in.

Just inside the front door, you'll discover the sleek kitchen to your right, showcasing distinctive modern cabinetry, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, peninsula island with breakfast bar, and a tiled backsplash.

Just ahead is your wide open, sunny living space where you'll adore the unobstructed skyline and southern views!

Check out the bedroom with walk-in closet space & unique port hole window and then admire the fully redone 2 person bathroom

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Stunning rehab in Mt Airy, located on a quiet street just off Germantown Avenue in the heart of the business district. This one-of-a-kind home boasts classic charm mixed with modern features throughout such as new fixtures, 10 year tax abatement, new plumbing, rebuilt front porch, new electric, refinished hardwood flooring, recessed lighting and a brand new kitchen.

Enter your new home through the thoughtfully designed open layout living room and immediately notice the modern kitchen equipped with stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, abundance of cabinet space, with easy access to powder room and washer/dryer.

Upstairs are 3 large bedrooms with gleaming wall to wall hardwood, closets and great natural lighting.

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Unique bi-level condo located only minutes away from the Washington Square! A historic brownstone converted into condos, this space offers classic charm and modern features throughout.

The living room located on the first floor offers amazing natural sunlight through the huge original windows, wall to wall hardwood flooring and a comfortable open layout.

Continue to your the updated kitchen featuring stainless steel appliances, built in dishwasher and microwave, plenty of cabinet space and flawless granite countertops.

Further you'll find a spacious bedroom with closet, ceiling fan and two large windows.

Descend your modern spiral staircase to the large finished basement area which functions as the 2nd bedroom or ideal as a

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In February, Philly was named one of the Best Cities for Public Transportation by Smart Asset. Living without a vehicle in a city that provides access to quality public transportation can make your morning commute much easier, but knowing the ins and outs of how the system works can save you some time and cash as well.

The average auto commuter spends 42 hours each year stuck in traffic, according to the Texas A&M Transportation Institute. If you live in the Philadelphia region, you may be laughing to yourself at that number.  Seems a little light, right?  So, if you have a better option for getting where you want to go, why wouldn’t you take it?

SEPTA

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) is an excellent transit

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Two of Philly’s finest fests kick off this weekend: The Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival and The South 9th Street Italian Market Festival. 

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The South 9th Street Italian Market Festival

Holy cannoli, The South 9th Street Italian Market Festival is here!  Every Philadelphian knows South Philly’s Italian Market, but according to the event’s website, The Italian Market is the nation’s oldest continuously operating outdoor market. This Saturday and Sunday (May 21 and 22), join the Market for family fun on the Washington Street stage, the annual St. Paul Procession of Saints, art vendors, and did we mention the food?  Chow down on Italian Market staples—artisanal meats, chesses, and pastries—as well as their fresh produce and knockout sandwiches.  Walk

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If you’ve lived in Philadelphia your entire life or are just planning a long weekend, there are a few attractions you simply can’t miss. So next time you’re looking for something to fill your Saturday, or you just want to explore new places while you're hanging around downtown, here are the must see attractions in and around the Center City neighborhood--the good news: many of them are free.

Dilworth Park

Depending on the time of year you visit Dilworth Park in Center City, you may get to ice skate, let the kids run through the in-ground fountains, or join in a weekend festival. The open-space park is on the west side of Philadelphia's City Hall and offers continuous programs, amenities, and activities that allow the public to engage with other

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