Living Well in Philly Category

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!

Christmas Tree Lightings in Philadelphia This Week

Philadelphia homes for sale Annual Tree Lightings, Hot Chocolate & Carolers Kick December Off Right Rittenhouse Square Tree Lighting - December 3rd at Dusk Tomorrow night, at dusk,  join winter revelers in Rittenhouse Square during the annual lighting ceremony for Philly's largest Christmas tree.  The tree stands at over 30 feet tall.  The tree & the park itself will be graced by 5,000 globe lights for the transformation of Rittenhouse Square into a festive winter wonderland.  Spectators can shop along Rittenhouse Row, listen to carolers &...Continue Reading!

Where to Detox in Philly

Philadelphia homes for sale After An Epic Thanksgiving Feast You Need It The holidays can be a drag if you don't take care of yourself in between indulgences.   Keep your energy up with an intense workout & these healthy spots. Hot Yoga Sweat out the toxins & get a rocking workout.  Bonus:  the heated rooms feel amazing in this bitter cold. Amrita Yoga & Wellness 1204 Frankford Avenue Philadelphia PA 19125 Anjali Power Yoga 1519 South Street Philadelphia PA 19146 Hotbox Yoga 4163 Main Street Philadelphia PA 19127 Philly Power Yoga 2016 Walnut Street Philadelphia PA 19103 Juice Bars...Continue Reading!

Thanksgivvukah: It Won’t Happen for Another 70,000 Years

Philadelphia homes for sale So Enjoy It While It's Here Tomorrow, some of us get to celebrate two beloved holidays:  Thanksgiving & Hannukah.  This holiday mash up has spawned revamped classics that will make you do a double-take. 1. The Menurkey Menorah This gem is made right over the bridge in New Jersey.  You can order one here.  It won't make it in time but you never know when you will need a Menurkey. 2. This "American Gothic"/Thanksgivvukah Mash Up Poster by Modern Tribe You can order this along...Continue Reading!

Uber’s Gift to Philly Shoppers

Philadelphia homes for sale Shop in Style on Black Friday Plus Early Birds Will Get Lululemon Deals Have you Uber'ed yet?  No?  You most definitely should.  All you need is a smartphone & the app.  You don't need to call.  You don't need to plan.  You don't need to have cash.  Its like having a limo driver at the tips of your fingers.  You can even split the cost with your fellow riders as long as they have Uber too. I received an email last night...Continue Reading!

Philadelphia Wine Lovers Rejoice!

Philadelphia homes for sale Affordable Premium Wine...And A Lot Of It!  Just Over the Ben Franklin Bridge - Moore Brothers With the holidays fast approaching it is helpful to have extra wine hanging around for impromptu get togethers, as gifts & for getting through the holidays (relatively) unscathed.  Because, let's be honest, wine makes everything that much better. Despite the nondescript exterior; entering Moore Brothers is quite the experience.  Their product knowledge is outstanding due to their background (Greg Moore was Le Bec Fin's sommelier &...Continue Reading!

Where to Order a Fresh Turkey in Philadelphia

Philadelphia homes for sale Thanksgiving Would Not Be Complete Without a Turkey as Your Centerpiece So why go frozen when you can go fresh?  Frozen turkeys may be easier because you can just head right to the grocery store & grab one but the perks of fresh far outweigh that minor convenience.  So get your order in A.S.A.P.! Three Reason Why Fresh is Best 1. Defrosting a Turkey is Hard! How long does it need to thaw?  Do you leave it out or in the fridge?  What if...Continue Reading!

3 Reasons to Rescue Your New Furry Friend

Philadelphia homes for sale There Are Too Many Animals in Philadelphia Who Need a Loving Home Adopting means you aren't supporting puppy mills & pet stores.  We've all heard the horror stories. 1. You're Potentially Saving TWO Animals Why?  When you rescue you make room for another animal who desperately needs help. 2. You Will Save Money Most shelters take care to vaccinate, micro chip & spay or neuter the animals before they are adopted.  The fee you pay to adopt an animal covers these procedures which you would...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!

Is This Philadelphia’s Most Underrated Park?

Philadelphia homes for sale Franklin Square Has A Little Something for Everyone Nestled in between Old City & Chinatown is Franklin Square Park, one of William Penn's original squares, which underwent an extensive renovation under the Center City District just over 7 years ago.  At one time barely used; the space now offers a place for adults & children to relax & play. Beautiful landscaping & a cohesive plan create a beautiful & tranquil retreat right in the city. Walkways are brick & shaded by mature trees.  I can't...Continue Reading!