Posts Tagged ‘Philadelphia event’

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

FYI: Council President Wants ShotSpotter Tech In Philly.

By: Jarek Cotto

A 15-year-old teen was jumped by a group of young males at a subway platform in Center City. The assault took place on Thursday, March 19th at around 4 p.m. Video footage shows the large group of males pumble the victim to the ground, then fleeing the scene. Detectives are still looking for the suspects.


Council President Darrell Clarke wants to bring new technology to Philadelphia which helps locate and track shootings in our city. It is called ShotSpotter, and it is already being used in Camden and in parts of New York where it is said to be effective in reducing shooting crimes.


Drunken idiots caused over $1800 in damages by breaking windows at Jim’s Steaks on South st. Video footage shows one of the morons throwing himself into the windows and breaking it. They’re still at large.


Who would think there are 38 hate groups in PA? Click below to see a map of where these hate groups are.


Man gets shot 11 times in Point Breeze and survives! More below.


What is the real reason why Penn’s tuition is going up this year? Read more here.


Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

FYI: Will Comcast Purchase Netflix?

By: Jarek Cotto

Why does the Mayor’s six-year capital budget plan include setting aside $5 million dollars for a new prison? Details below.


The price of a Philadelphia Taxi Medallion is dropping fast. The medallion is now available starting at $50K for a minimum bid compared to the $475K the PPA was charging last fall. See why the price has dropped so dramatically.


Will Comcast be trying to buy Netflix? More below.


Feds postponed the release of a report of the Philadelphia Police Department’s use of force. No reason was given as to why the delay.


Woman crashes her Escalade into a bank window on Broad Street. Read more here.


Why does this Beaver County sheriffs candidate own a vending machine that sells ammunition?

Monday, January 19th, 2015

FYI: Could Obama’s Community College Plan Be A Total Train Wreck?

By: Jarek Cotto

Ubers chief competitor Lyft, the ride-hailing service, is planning to launch in Philadelphia. You might know Lyft from the pink mustaches they have on the front of their car. Look out Uber!


Is Yeungling banned from Gov. Tom Wolf’s inaugurral  events this weekend? Find out why below.


A Temple student was killed after falling 8 stories from and apartment building downtown and landing on another pedestrian walking by. She was pronounced dead at Jefferson Hospital after suffering severe head injuries. The pedestrian walking by was transported Hahnemann Hospital and listed in stable condition. She only suffered a fractured neck vertebrae and lost several teeth.

Could Obama’s community college plan be a total disaster? Read more.



Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

FYI: Beer Can Now Be Delivered With Your Pizza!

By: Jarek Cotto

There is a steadily growing gap in funding between Philly’s richest schools and its poorest schools. Read the report below.


When Philly Bike Share comes back around they will offer a new safety feature, pedal powered lights. This unique feature will be added to increase safety and to limit the number of accidents during those heavy biking months. More below.


Uber was sued by 45 Philadelphia cab companies for operating a taxi service illegally. Uber has been under fire from a number of different sources since its introduction to Pennsylvania earlier this year. Will it bounce back?


Two police cruisers heading to the same call collided on Tuesday leading to 6 injuries. The crash happened at 22nd and Montgomery Street.


You can now order a 6-pack with your pizza! So many peoples dreams have just come true! Read more.


A 3-year-old child was struck by a stray bullet in Greys Ferry. It happened after a confrontation lead to shots being fired. A 40-year-old male was also shot. Both victims are reported to be in stable condition.


Monday, December 22nd, 2014

FYI: Watch Where You Park Your Bike!

By: Jarek Cotto

If you are a biker, you may want to take a look at this map of where bikes are stolen most frequently. Most of the thefts occur in Center City and University City.


Someone left over $14,000 of jewelry in a car overnight and guess what? It got stolen. Click below to watch the video of the thief in action. The only question I can think of is why would you leave all of that in a car?


What do you think Philly wants for Xmas? Find out what’s on the list by clicking the link below.


Man was abducted by masked men and beaten. They tried to ransom him off for $10,000. Police found the man in a warehouse in Olney. One man is in custody, and the victim is in critical, but stable condition.


The SS United States isn’t going anywhere, for now. The SS United States Conservancy group has entered into a partnership to redevelop the ship for the time being.


Police are looking for the man who robbed a Dollar Tree on 15th and Chestnut. The suspect reportedly gave a threatening note to the cashier asking for the money. He then casually strolled out of the store counting the cash. Watch the video below.


According to the AMA Journal, men are more idiotic than women. Find out why.


Monday, December 15th, 2014

FYI: Unemployment Rates In Philly Hit A New Low.

By: Jarek Cotto

Police kill a man in Mayfair after a traffic stop. It is not known yet why the confrontation took place or the reason why the officer shot the suspect. More below.


The “University for Geniuses” project might be back on.  A judge approved the termination of the sale of Revel to Brookfield Asset Management making Florida developer Glenn Straub able to purchase the property with his back up bid of 95 million.


Ex-Aide to M. Night Shyamalan might be facing charges after spending over $15000 on a credit card given that was given to her by both Shyamalan and his wife. Shyamalan’s wife received the purchases and confirmed that they were not OK’d by either of them. The aide will face charges next year. Read more.


The police are planning to move their headquarters to West Philadelphia. A group of angry protesters banded together in outrage of this and are planning to begin picketing in front of officials’ homes.


Philadelphia’s employment rate dropped to 6.6% in October of this year. That’s the lowest percentage it’s been since April 2008. The word is quickly spreading that Philly is the place to be if you’re looking to start and grow a business.

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

FYI: Don’t Worry Philly, Beans is Fine.

By: Jarek Cotto


A group of 9 people initiated a dine and dash at Dim Sum Garden on Friday. This was no ordinary dine and dash either. They set off fire crackers shortly before jetting out of the door. Police are still investigating.


Septa Police and the PPD are testing out new body cameras. After the recent incidences of police brutality, a staggering number of people are in favor of police wearing body cameras at all times. Will this have any positive effect? Only time will tell.


Charges against Philly Jesus were dropped after being arrested for failure to disperse. His lawyer, Charles Gibbs, said in a tweet, “People said #freePhillyJesus and we at @thegreenfirmllc said “o.k.” Now, he’s free from persecution….” Now, how long will he stay out of trouble?


Jason Werth sentenced to jail for speeding.


Philly rapper, Beanie Sigel was shot in Pleasantville after a dispute. Don’t worry, he’s fine!


Saturday, October 11th, 2014

Access Philly’s Open Houses 10/11 & 10/12

37 W Wildey st

Philadelphia, PA 19123

10/12 from 11am -1pm

Christopher Everly


Follow’s board 37 W WILDEY ST, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19123 on Pinterest.

8545 Castor Ave.

Philadelphia, PA 19152

10/12 from 12pm – 2pm

Chris Lyons


Follow’s board 8545 CASTOR AVE, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19152 on Pinterest.

130-36 N. Bread St.

Philadelphia, PA 19106

10/11 from 12pm – 2pm

Christopher Everly


Follow’s board 130-36 N BREAD ST #120, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19106 on Pinterest.

130-36 N. Bread St.

Philadelphia, PA 19106

10/12 from 11am – 1pm

Gene Gopshtein


963 N. 6th St.

Philadelphia, PA 19123

10/12 from 3pm – 4:45pm

Marvin Vargas


Follow’s board 963 N 6TH ST, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19123 on Pinterest.

2321 Sepviva St.

Philadelphia, PA 19125

10/2 from 11:30am – 12:30pm

Ryan Gallagher


Follow’s board 2321 SEPVIVA ST, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19125 on Pinterest.

840 Almond St.

Philadelphia, PA 19125

10/2 from 12:30pm – -2:30pm

Marvin Vargas


Follow’s board 840 ALMOND ST, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19125 on Pinterest.

2950-52 Miller St.

Philadelphia, PA 19134

10/12 from 1pm – 2pm

Ryan Gallagher


Follow’s board 2950 MILLER ST, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19134 on Pinterest.

Follow’s board 2952 MILLER ST, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19134 on Pinterest.

315 N. Front St.

Philadelphia, PA 19106

10/12 from 12pm – 2pm

Bill Ndreu


Follow’s board 315-17 N FRONT ST #B, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19106 on Pinterest.

233 S. 6th St. #505

Philadelphia, PA 19106

10/12 from 12pm – 1pm

Andrea Grier


Follow’s board 233 S 6TH ST #505, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19106 on Pinterest.

945 N. 6th St.

Philadelphia, PA 19123

10/11 from 11am – 1pm

Santana Harrison


Follow’s board 945 N 6TH ST, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19123 on Pinterest.

417 Livingston St.

Philadelphia, PA 19125

10/12 from 1pm – 3pm

Maria Storch


Follow’s board 417 LIVINGSTON ST, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19125 on Pinterest.


Sunday, October 5th, 2014

Price Reduction On The Jewel Of East Passyunk!


1026 Cross St- The Jewel Of East Passyunk


1026 Cross St.


by Elizabeth Flynn

You may have noticed all the press (here, here, and here!!!!) that Bruce Stranix and RE/MAX Access have been getting over our sumptuous listing, 1026 Cross Street- known throughout South Philly (and Google) as The Jewel of East Passyunk.

Why is everyone going gaga over this property? Because it is truly unique and full of lovingly customized details. You’ve heard about the wine cellar, the elevator, the custom bar and game room, the panoramic views from the huge roof deck, the ginormous fridge, the luxurious fixtures, etc. It has 4 spacious bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and approximately 5200 sq ft of living space! It even comes with a 2 car garage.

As if all of that wasn’t enough, its PRICE has been REDUCED to just $1,150,00!  For more information call Bruce Stranix or RE/MAX Access today before this offer gets snatched up!


Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

It’s a Very Kensington Christmas


seusslandWhat makes a Very Kensington Christmas? Original art and wares from local vendors available at the neighborhood’s beloved urban farmer’s market, Greensgrow Farms.

Our very talented friend and client Rebecca Jacoby will be selling brand new drawings and assorted older work on paper.

For a full list of participating vendors, visit Inliquid.

Everything at the event will be priced under $199. Shown: Seussland 2, Ink & Marker on Paper, 14″ x 11″, $110


A Work of Resonance This Evening in Old City

LGTripp Gallery Opening in Old City


Originally posted on The Philadelphia Real Estate Voice