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Keep an Eye Out: Upcoming Events in Philadelphia

March 22, 2017 | by Brooke Willmes

Some fun events scheduled to take place in the city over the next few weeks include… –  “Wine week:” Toasts and wine-learning events taking place all around the city. March 19-26, 2017 –  The “Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival of Greater Philadelphia:” A celebration of the culture and cuisine of Japan. April 1-9, 2017 –  Jurassic World: More »

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Happy International Women’s Day!

March 8, 2017 | by Brooke Willmes

Today, March 8, 2017, is a day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, as well as raising awareness for gender parity. Many of our own female Philadelphia school district teachers have been out marching around City Hall and lobbying City Council members about education issues, such as the over a thousand days they have More »

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Philly’s Hottest Neighborhoods For Home Buyers

March 1, 2017 | by Brooke Willmes

Check out this article (Philly mag) to get the low down on Philly’s hottest neighborhoods currently; to name a few: Brewerytown, Chestnut Hill, Hawthorne, Old City, and University City, and find out which one may be the best fit for you!   More »

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New Northern Liberties rental–932 N. 5th St.

February 23, 2017 | by Brooke Willmes

ALL UTILITIES INCLUDED!! This charming two-bedroom unit is in the heart of Northern Liberties with a vintage vibe, close to everything the neighborhood has to offer! Come to the third floor and enter into a hall that leads into the sunny living room and kitchen with windows on two sides. There is a small walk-out More »

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The Upcoming 2017 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show

February 22, 2017 | by Brooke Willmes

The 2017 Philadelphia Flower Show, an annual event created by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, is fast approaching! This year’s show will be its 189th and the theme is “Holland: Flowering the World.” If you plan on attending be prepared to explore many Dutch garden innovations such as Holland’s futuristic eco-dome, rainbow landscapes patterned with hyacinths, daffodils and tulips of all shades, mosaic-crafted More »

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Two Fully Funded Projects to Help Philadelphia School Teachers

February 16, 2017 | by Brooke Willmes

We have recently funded two projects in attempts to support two teachers within the Philadelphia school district in obtaining the materials they need for their class. One project was created by Mrs. Fell, a middle school math teacher who was in need of donations in order to afford 2 new Chromebooks which she planned to use to More »

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Philadelphia’s Top Booming Neighborhoods

February 15, 2017 | by Brooke Willmes

In 2012 real estate broker Michael O’Brien created MyPhillyRealty.com, a hub for people looking to get good deals on properties in great neighborhoods within Philadelphia. In an interview with 6abc, O’brien came up with a list of a few Philadelphian neighborhoods where “you can really stretch your real estate dollar.” A few of the mentioned neighborhoods More »

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More Youth Taking Initiative…

February 1, 2017 | by Brooke Willmes

This month’s ‘youth taking initiative’ apart of the phillymag series is Temple University alum, Rahil Raza, founder and CEO of Raza Properties. “I lived in the city and studied pharmacy… But I’ve always loved building and creating jobs. I wanted to provide housing for the working class.” Read more about Raza here! More »

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Maximizing Small Spaces

January 25, 2017 | by Brooke Willmes

When it comes to living in a smaller home, it may take a bit of creativity to get the most out of the space and feel as comfortable as possible while living in it. Luckily, Apartment Therapy is always willing to share tips for those that may be struggling with maximizing the uses of their More »

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Youth Taking Initiative

January 18, 2017 | by Brooke Willmes

Phillymag has recently launched a new series in which they will post monthly profiles introducing ‘the people who are actively changing the face of Philadelphia.’ The first post was written about Alexis Miles, age 25, Founder and Owner of The Partnership Project. You can find her entire profile and learn more about her plan here. It’s great to see the More »

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