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Dinner Recipes: 30 Minutes or Less

Life can get a little busy sometimes and there is not always time to cook. If you do find yourself tired of carry-out with extra time this week (30 minutes to be exact), try out these quick easy dinner recipes. Cajun Chicken Alfredo Pasta Serves 4 Ingredients: 8 oz. Bowtie Pasta 1 head of Broccli, cut into pieces 2 Tbsp Butter 3 cloves of garlic, minced 1 lb bonless,…

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January – Upcoming Events in Philadelphia

We know it’s cold outside and that can be a reason to stay in, but we’ve found a bunch of activities happening in the city this month that will keep you out of the weather. Check out a few of these upcoming events that will be worth leaving the house for! Center City District Restaurant Week Winter 2016 The always-popular Restaurant Week is back for a winter edition. When:…

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Styling Tips to Make Your Room Feel Bigger

Make the most of your space! A smaller space can be difficult to work with at times, these styling tips will help you open up your living space! 1. Large Artwork: One of the simplest tricks to making a room feel larger is to play tricks on the eye. The large artwork eludes that the room must be large to fit the piece. Also, hanging artwork lower gives the…

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Eastern State Penitentiary’s “Terror Behind Walls”

Eastern State Penitentiary’s famous Terror Behind Walls haunted house is back for its 25th season on Friday, September 18th. The frightening production will run during the Halloween season through November. Terror Behind Walls is a haunted house production that takes place in an already so-called haunted building. The Eastern State Penitentiary was once the most famous and most expensive prisons in the U.S., and has been reported as being haunted since…

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2015 Annual Fringe Arts Festival

The Fringe Arts Festival is returning to Philadelphia for its 19th year, beginning September 3rd and running through September 19th. Each Fall, the Fringe Arts holds its Festival to showcase a plethora of progressive arts including theater, dance, spoken word, poetry, music, comedy, and many performances in between. The Fringe Arts is dedicated to challenging convention and stretching the mind. During the 16 days in September that make up…

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Pope Visit Updates: Security Map and School Closings

    With just over one month left before Pope Francis visits Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families, Philadelphia officials are releasing plans that will make a significant impact on local Philadelphian’s, including travel, work, and school. Security Plan The Security Plan released by Philadelphia outlines three square miles that will only allow authorized vehicles to access between 6PM on Friday, September 25th, and sometime on Monday, September…

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Pretzel and Water Ice Giveaway

It is the third week of July and the weather is getting HOT! Given the circumstances, we knew it was time to cool our tenants off with some water ice and pretzels. Check out the photos of our tenants enjoying these yummy treats! Let us know what your favorite summertime snack is on Facebook. We love to surprise our tenants on their way home from school and work!

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A Guideline to the Pope Visit for the Local Philadelphian

Pope Francis will be making his long-awaited appearance in Philadelphia between September 26th and 27th for the World Meeting of Families. On Saturday, September 26th, the Festival of Families will take place on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, and will be open to the public. On Sunday, September 27th, a Papal Mass will be held on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, also open to the public. Click here for a complete…

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The Divine Lorraine and Other North Broad Street Developments

High expectations for the redevelopment of Philly’s historic and infamous, Divine Lorraine, have been set since it was sold to Blumenfeld’s E.B. Realty Management in 2012. According to Plan Philly, Blumenfeld has made major progress in the last two weeks towards catapulting his vision for the Divine Lorraine into a reality. The Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority approved a $2.5 million loan and a $1 million grant. These funds, in addition…

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