Hottest Philadelphia neighborhoods: Passyunk Square

Hottest Philadelphia neighborhoods: Passyunk Square

South Philadelphia’s Passyunk Square is quickly becoming one of the hottest neighborhoods in Philadelphia. And it’s no wonder — the area surrounding East Passyunk Avenue boasts several great parks and recreation centers, dining and nightlife, affordable housing, easy transportation options to Center City and a diverse coterie of engaged neighbors. Passyunk Square is a melting […]

Summertime at the Schuylkill

Summertime at the Schuylkill

A summer hotspot in the Philadelphia community, the Schuylkill River Banks is an escape from the construction and sweltering mid-July heat that consumes the heart of the city. Whether you’re taking a late afternoon stroll or training for a marathon, the banks is the place to be. The Schuylkill River Banks includes the tidal portion […]

Old City’s Hidden Mosaic Gem

Old City’s Hidden Mosaic Gem

On the corner of 6th and Walnut, the Curtis Center lobby is home to an intricate 15 by 49 foot glass mosaic mural. With over 100,000 pieces of favrile glass and over 260 individual colors,  the Dream Garden illuminates this marble lobby. Although this work of art resides amid the tourist hub of the National […]

Philadelphia’s Museum of the American Revolution

Philadelphia’s Museum of the American Revolution

Just two months ago, the Museum of the American Revolution opened its doors to the public with a memorable opening ceremony featuring former Vice President, Joe Biden, and a member of the original cast of the Broadway musical “Hamilton”, James Harcourt. In fact, the opening ceremony itself occurred on the 242nd anniversary of the “Shot […]

Chinese Lantern Festival Returns to Franklin Square

Chinese Lantern Festival Returns to Franklin Square

Last year the Chinese Lantern Festival at Franklin Square brought in over 90,000 people and became the very first event of its type in the Northeast. With the help of social media, the festival’s popularity grew so much that it came back for a second year! If you haven’t made it over to Franklin Square […]

Skyline from Drexel Park

Skyline from Drexel Park

  If you are a busy Drexel University student or you work in the area and need a quick relaxing break, you may need to stop by Drexel Park. The park is located at 32nd Street and Powelton Ave. it offers spectacular views of the Philadelphia skyline from an easily accessible University City location, just […]

Beat The Heat with These Cool Pools!

Beat The Heat with These Cool Pools!

With temperatures hitting the mid-90’s this week and into the weekend, it’s time to find the nearest body of water. Luckily for Philadelphia residents, there is no shortage of pools to take a dip in. Public Pools There are 75 public pools throughout the city that are all officially open for the summer season! Not […]

322 Delancey Street in Society Hill

322 Delancey Street in Society Hill

In honor of our wonderful new listing at 322 Delancey Street, we decided to spotlight the fantastic neighborhood of Society Hill. – It all started in 1682 when William Penn first set foot in his new colony. To spur development, he chartered a section of the land off to “The Society of Free Traders.” The […]

5 Must See Art Exhibits In Philadelphia this Summer!

5 Must See Art Exhibits In Philadelphia this Summer!

Philadelphia is known for its rich art culture, and attracts world class touring collections. This summer, check out these 5 exhibits, from student exhibitions to private collections. Nari Ward: Sun Splashed Nari Ward combines two very distinct cultural influences – African tribal art and flanerie, a 19th century philosophy of city life. The mix of these […]

Happy Flag Day from The Barach Group!

Happy Flag Day from The Barach Group!

What better way to celebrate this holiday than in its birthplace?! Flag Raising at the Betsy Ross House Watch as Betsy Ross herself raises the 13-star flag every morning this week over her former home. When: Today through Saturday, June 18th at 10:00 AM, daily Where: Betsy Ross House, 239 Arch Street Cost: Free Stars […]

4 Awesome Events to Check out this Weekend

4 Awesome Events to Check out this Weekend

Beer, a soccer tournament, and Philly Pride? Sign us up! Here’s the Barach Group’s guide to the best events happening this weekend. Philly Beer Week  Philly Beer Week hit the town this past weekend and is making it’s way through events one beer at a time until it ends on the 12th. Be sure to […]

Memorial Day Weekend in Philadelphia

Memorial Day Weekend in Philadelphia

Looking for something to do this holiday weekend? Here are 10 great Memorial Day events going on in the city! Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest A new-and-improved Blue Cross RiverRink is set to open just in time for Memorial Day! Along with their outdoor roller rink, this warm-weather haunt will also feature a nine-hole mini-golf course […]