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The Empty Bowl Benefit Dinner

The Empty Bowl Benefit Dinner, an important annual community service dinner, has been around for over 20 years. On the night of the Empty Bowl Dinner, each person chooses a donated, handcrafted bowl. Soup donated from many businesses, schools, and … Continue reading

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Cookin’ with Who? Wrap Up

Elfant Wissahickon REALTORS proudly sponsored The Third Annual “COOKIN’ with WHO?” competition at the Lutheran Theological Seminary. This event was held for the benefit of three wonderful Northwest Philadelphia non-profit organizations; East Mount Airy Neighbors (EMAN), The Lutheran Seminary at … Continue reading

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Philly Eats: QUEEN VILLAGE

Philadelphia has always been a world class city. For many years it has thrived in the areas of arts and culture, historical significance and architecture. However, until recently, Philly has never been known as a culinary hotbed.  Sure, there were … Continue reading

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Halloween in Philadelphia: 2013

Philadelphia and the surrounding region is an area steeped in so much history. It has been said the ghosts of our founding fathers still wander the moonlit streets. We have it all– ancient prison ruins, narrow cobblestone alleys and creepy … Continue reading

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East Mt. Airy residents prevail as abandoned site becomes public park

(Source: Newsworks) Philadelphia now has six more acres of public parkland, thanks to an effort kick-started by residents nearly 20 years ago. The wild plot in East Mt. Airy, long used as a dumping site, has languished for decades. It … Continue reading

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Kid Friendly Philadelphia: UNIVERSITY CITY

  University City– We aren’t kidding around when we say University City is a family-friendly neighborhood. With a wide array of attractions, University City can be a kid’s kind of place. This neighborhood boasts many beautiful parks, a myriad of … Continue reading

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Historic houses ‘brought back from the brink of despair’ the focus of Sunday home tour

(Source: Newsworks) Sunday will be a banner day for home-tour enthusiasts in Northwest Philadelphia. As part of Historic Germantown’s fourth annual private-home tour, dramatic home restorations will be eyed from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Barbara Hogue, executive director of … Continue reading

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Kid Friendly Philadelphia: PASSYUNK SQUARE / EAST PASSYUNK

Passyunk Square / East Passyunk– Passyunk Square is a dynamic South Philadelphia neighborhood. The very best of old-school Philly paired with a new and exciting nightlife, the Passyunk neighborhood has much to offer for single people and families alike. From … Continue reading

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Six Smart Home Remodeling Tips

Your home is your castle. It reflects your taste and personality,  and it should. But if you are thinking of selling anytime in the near future, make sure your remodel is appealing to a wide variety of tastes, not just … Continue reading

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Kid Friendly Philadelphia: ROXBOROUGH / MANAYUNK

Roxborough / Manayunk– Manayunk and Roxborough are family neighborhoods in Northwest  Philadelphia; Hilly enclaves along the Schuylkill River. Once a center of industry, with textile mills and factories, Manayunk is now a lively district dotted with bars, restaurants, nightclubs and … Continue reading

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