One of the great things about living in Roxborough is the festivals and events that are held throughout the year. Here’s our day at Roxtoberfest 2018. Hope you enjoy! Please join my email list below for more info about things to do and living in Philadelphia.
Roxtoberfest is an annual event hosted by the Roxborough Development Corporation. The event features food trucks, activities and games for kids, beer tents, and music. Several acts play on the events main stage (including a polka band). The Roxborough Pocket Park features a second stage with additional music acts.
Join us for a fun-filled evening of activities for kids and adults plus delicious A Tutti Pizza on Wednesday, October 10th from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm to celebrate Fall and Halloween. The party will include . . .
- Halloween Photos: Dress your kids in costumes or Halloween themed clothes for a complimentary photo by Rachael Balascak of Rae Hearts Design & Photography
- Create Your Own Work of Art: Artist and Illustrator Jennifer Barrile will guide kids (of all ages) in creating their own mixed media landscape artwork.
- Pumpkin Decorating & other crafts for kids
- Free Pizza for Kids
In the Fall of 2017 I was dropping something off at a friend’s house and as I was leaving I remembered that she worked for a non-profit company. Having worked in non-profits I knew they were always in search of volunteers. I had been looking for a way to give back and when she told me about her company I had to find out more. Within a week, I had a meeting set up with Barbara Ballard and Frank Guthridge of KenCrest who were kind enough to meet me for coffee at the Whole Foods in Plymouth meeting where they told me more about KenCrest and we walked away with a few ideas of how to get involved.
If you’re thinking about selling your home or holding onto it and becoming a landlord, you’re not alone. Whether to keep a home as a rental investment or to sell it is a common question. Oftentimes, the decision to sell or rent the home comes down to finances. If you’re planning on buying a new home your lender may require that you sell your home. Here’s what homeowners who are thinking about selling or renting need to know and what they need to consider.
Real Estate Investing 101
The first thing to decide when investing in real estate is what your goals are. While there are millions of possible goals, here’s a look at the main categories: Quick Profits or Buy and Hold. If you’re looking for quick profits, then you’ll want to look into flipping houses. Buy and Hold properties can provide monthly cash flow and they also offer the opportunity to make money down the road when the home is sold. Here’s what you need to know if you’re considering getting started with real estate investing. Continue reading “Real Estate Investing 101: Flips & Rentals”
The Pretzel Park Dog Park is an off-leash dog park located along Cresson and Cotton Streets one block away from Main Street in Manayunk. The park is a great place for dogs to run around and get some exercise and a great place to meet other local dog lovers.