Gourmet Market in Old City? Please Hurry.

Philadelphia homes for sale Old City is Getting a Lot of Good News These Days We've got Honey's moving into the 'hood.  I know I am a few months behind here.  I was hoping to hear more information!  Unfortunately, I have nothing new so I will share what it is I know.   We may be getting a gourmet food market in the Corn Exchange building on 2nd & Arch.  This is a beautiful building & I would personally love if it were utilized more....Continue Reading!

Best Milkshake in the U.S.A. Made Right Here in Philadelphia

Philadelphia homes for sale Franklin Fountain in Old City Takes Top Honors in U.S.A. Today This old time ice cream parlor & soda fountain in Old City is named after Mr. Benjamin Franklin himself who lived just a few blocks away. They are not just selling  painstakingly crafted ice cream but an experience.  The interior has been lovingly restored to showcase a beautiful tin ceiling & mosaic floors.  The employees wear traditional garb.  There are antiques upon antiques.  The ice cream is delicious. They also have a...Continue Reading!

Brunch in Old City Just Got a Lot More Interesting!

Philadelphia homes for sale Honey's (yes, THAT Honey's!!) is Moving to Old City! It looks like 228 Vine Street, right next to the Painted Bride, is going to be home to the new Honey's Sit'n'Eat. North of Market Street in Old City tends to only be B.Y.O.B's, however, this appears to be a restaurant AND liquor license. I think this would be a great addition to a highly residential section of the neighborhood.  I, for one, am thrilled to have them as my new (future) neighbor....Continue Reading!

Gorgeous New Building Coming to 15th & Walnut

Philadelphia homes for sale The Cheesecake Factory Has Outdone Itself; Fortunately Not in Caloric Intake But In It's Fab New Philadelphia Home I'll admit I had mixed feeling about a Cheesecake Factory coming to 15th & Walnut.  I finally thought to myself, you know, tourism is good for the city & tourists don't want to hunt down the latest/greatest mini B.Y.O. on a tiny side street.  They want familiar & flashy right in the middle of everything.  Just like that I was okay with it. NOW,...Continue Reading!

New Pizzeria & Bake Shop Coming to 22nd & Washington!

Philadelphia homes for sale Yup!  You Heard That Right! Adam Ritter, the proprietor of both Sidecar & Kraftwork, is opening Kermit's Bake Shop.   Read more about the new bake shop on our favorite foodie website Foobooz. The general idea is that one side of the shop will have pizzas along with fresh seasonal salads & soups.  The other side of the shop will have fresh baked bread, sticky buns & other delicious treats baked by local pastry chef Chad Durkin. The majority of the business will be...Continue Reading!

Don’t Miss Out on Philly’s Newest Restaurant Week!

East Passyunk Host's First Restaurant Week! East Passyunk is like the little neighborhood that could.  They almost won Curbed's neighborhood of the year, instead of complaining & infighting about the increased traffic the residents & businesses came up with an innovative parking solution; now they are following in Center City's footsteps & adding a Restaurant Week! Restaurant Week runs from Sunday February 24th to Saturday March 2nd.  Restaurants will feature a lunch, brunch or dinner menu with the pricing being $15, $25...Continue Reading!

New Vetri Pizzeria!

Philadelphia homes for sale Coming this Summer to Logan Square at 20th & Callowhill Tentatively named Pizzeria Vetri, we think this is a brilliant move for him & the location is stellar.  There should be a good mix of residents during the week.   It could get a little touristy on the weekends, however, we think that's a small price to pay. It feels like this area has been under construction for years!  We are finally making some headway & the progress seems to be attracting some...Continue Reading!

Ekta Indian Cuisine in Fishtown is AMAZING

Philadelphia homes for sale It's Take Out Tuesday....Because Some Days Making Dinner Feels More Like Scaling a Mountain Tired? Cold? Don't feel like cooking?  Do you live in Fishtown, Old City,  Northern Liberties, East Kensington, Olde Kensington, New Kensington?  Well you, my friend, are in luck.  Ekta Indian Cuisine will deliver steaming hot home made deliciousness right to your door.  If you live in another Philadelphia neighborhood you may have to drive here, ride your bike or take the subway.  Do it.  It's worth it....Continue Reading!