Rachel Street's Blog Posts

Rachel Street's Blog Posts

Philly Home And Garden Show
Philadelphia keeps attracting more and more people from all over the country and world. The real estate market is booming, the restaurant scene is incredible, there are m...

Few Design Home Trends Of 2018
While buying a home is a fun experience, the process of decorating it is even better! Let's stay updated and look at some 2018 design trends, that will make your home stand ou...

Why To Have A Realtor In Your Real Estate Transaction
The Philadelphia real estate market is getting hotter and hotter! Interest rates are still pretty low, while rental prices are going up. It’s a great time to think about an ...

Loft Style Living
New York is a home for the first loft-style apartments. Generally, it's a large, open space, mostly without any internal walls which were once commercial or industrial buildin...

New Fishtown Gem
Restaurant? Market? Outdoor garden? Or Café? Suraya - 12,000 – square-foot Middle Eastern eatery in Fishtown - opened its door about a week ago and have quickly become favorit...

Choosing Your Neighborhood
One of the first questions that come up in a home-buying process is what neighborhood to choose. Philadelphia is a city of neighborhoods and each one has its own unique charac...

Rustic Touch
Barn doors have become a very popular interior décor pieces. From cozy bedrooms to rustic home offices, perfect room dividers, bathrooms, closets, barn-style doors are all the r...

Phillys Christmas Festivities
It’s that time of the year – the season of joy and Xmas sparkles – holiday season!This is the time of the year that everyone should remember to be more kind to one another!...

Total Relaxation
Would you like to completely detox your body? If you don’t mind to get out of the center city, there is an amazing landmark spa that will change your perspective on the sauna w...

Infuse Your Coffee
As days are getting colder we need something to warm ourselves up! It’s time to stay in your cozy homes and enjoy some evenings by the fireplace with a cup of hot tea or coffee...

13 Isnt Always A Bad Number
13th Street in the Midtown part of Philadelphia is known for the crazy amount of different restaurants located just on few blocks. Which one to choose is the question?Tredici,...

Enhancing Your Environment
Are you searching for a new home? If so, did you ever pay attention to how each home has its own energy: some - very welcoming and cozy, others - very heavy and negative. In the ...

Time To Be Merry
The holiday season is around the corner and Philadelphia, of course, has something special for us! Yes, I’m talking about Christmas Village. This year it will be celebrating 10...

It Is All About Love In Philadelphia
Philadelphia is a big destination for historical heritage. When someone thinks of Philly few things come to mind - Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Rocky steps, Art Museum...Yet, t...

Perfect Cure For A Cold Weather
As the weather is getting colder and the weekend closer, let me share a little recipe with you that will keep you warm. Once whiskey, honey and hot water gather together in the sam...

Happy Housewarming
You’re at the settlement table and THE day has come! Now you’re a happy homeowner, you found your dream place and the whole exhausting process is over. Are you ready to celeb...

Paving The Road To Michelin Star Chef In Town
What is a “Michelin Star”? A tire? A reward? A recognition?The answer is – it's the highest level of chef’s reward, that only the best ones get to savor! In 1900, th...

High Street On Market
Have you been able to explore American Cooking at its best? If the answer is “no”, you should find some time to check this beautiful gem. This is one of my favorite places in ...

A Room For An Improvement
For sure there is always something about ourselves that we can improve on. Our potential has no limits, thus it’s impossible to reach the point of no growth. All you have to do...

Stress Free
Multiple researches have proven that stress is the main enemy of humanity. Our everyday lives are extremely busy and full of worries and responsibilities. It’s extremely import...

Unicorn 2 Bedroom Condo
Let's talk about exceptional opportunities that are still on the market!This 2 bedroom 2 baths condo totally stole my heart! Let's walk through it and see what makes it&n...

Lets Kombucha
More and more often you can see Kombucha drinks on the shelves of the supermarkets. However, not everybody knows that it was originated 2000 years ago in the Far East (China). Kn...

Brighten Up Your Home
What can be nicer than a house full of natural light? While living in the city, you might face the situation when unobstructed daylight can be highly elusive. You don’t need to ...

Juice It
Every time we eat, we either healing or poisoning our bodies. A lot of important nutrients are often depleted by modern lifestyle with poor diet, stress and lack of sleep. Our bo...

It Is All About Pumpkin
The sun is still steaming hot, however the fall season is officially here!What’s the biggest symbol of the fall? – PUMPKIN everything! As much as you love it or hate it – y...

Priorat Albarino Paella And Tapas
The language known today as Spanish is originated from a dialect of spokenLatin, that evolved in the north-central part of the Iberian Peninsula after the fall of the Western Rom...

Take A Look In Your Own Backyard
We are lucky to live in such an incredible city as Philadelphia!  In everyday life, we tend not to notice some historic pieces we walk by. Our schedules are so busy that we ...

Mondays Wars
MONDAY!!!!! If we ask for a least favorite day of the week, the majority would loudly say “MOOONDAAYYY”!! When you open your social media on an early Monday morning, ther...

Put Cash And Plastic Away
What a money free experience can look like?The city of Philadelphia became a destination place to many people for many events and activities, encouraging community to live and int...

PROST To Octoberfest
Philadelphia is huge in hosting events throughout the city all year around. This is the largest one of the year and it will be all over different neighborhoods. All you have...

Lets Go Broadway
As the fall weather is cooling down, a demand for the new 2017-2018 Broadway season is getting hotter and hotter! Let’s take a look at what it has to offer and enjoy ...

Hop Sing And Drink
How do you picture the world of fine cocktails?     You don’t need to go far to find 1 out of the 30 greatest bars in the world named by Condé Nast tr...

A Little Taste Of South America
There are only few places in the city that deliver more than a meal…but tradition of flavors… let’s dive into the world of Argentinian cuisine in the little café “Jezabe...

Shake The Night Off With The Right Beat
Did you ever wonder how the great dance moves, spins and patterns are done? What do you prefer - flat shoes, 2.5 inches ballroom heels or 3.5 inches uncomfortable, perhaps sexy s...

Training Your Dog Like A Champ
Have you thought of rescuing a four-paws friend? There are thousands of dogs out there who don’t have a home. It’s a choice we all make. The feeling of joy and happiness this...

On The Last Day Of Summer
How was your summer? Great memories and tons of pictures … that’s what I would hope for…NOW it’s time to embrace yourself into the world of the wine connoisseurs without ...

Golden Experience
Have you been to Zahav yet? If not, make sure to put your name on the reservation list. After this stop, you’ll never look at the restaurant industry with the same eyes again. ...

Northern Liberties Spotlight
Over a couple of years Northern Liberties has experienced tremendous growth and became almost unrecognizable with the amount of new construction and overall changes. Located nort...

Labor Day In Old City
Labor Day weekend is around the corner. Are you staying local and don’t know what to do? Here are few activities which are fun and free to do around Old City and Delaware Ave t...

Summer Is Still Not Over
Summer is almost coming to an end and that's why you have to take the full advantage of the rest of the warm days! Philadelphia never gets boring and it's always a lot of even...

Passyunk Ave Car Show This Sunday
If you're looking for fun for the whole family this weekend, head over to East Passyunk Avenue in South Philadelphia for their annual car show on Sunday July 30th!  The event ...

Simple Ideas To Feel Better Every Day
How many times do you wake up to snoozing your alarm and taking another 5,10,15 minutes, promising to get up on the next, next, next one? Sometimes we feel unhappy and empty i...

Guest Bedroom Renovation Part 1 Reclaimed Wood Wall
My post has been featured on the SPACE & COMPANY blog! Click here to view it: http://spaceandcompany.com/2015/09/30/guest-bedroom-renovation-part-1-reclaimed-wood-wall/...

How To Give The Front Of Your House A Face Lift
My post has been featured on the SPACE & COMPANY blog! Click here to view it: http://spaceandcompany.com/2015/09/29/how-to-give-the-front-of-your-house-a-face-lift/...

Friday Night Souffle
What is my idea of a perfect Friday night?  A homemade chocolate souffle!  A great souffle begins with great ingredients- for this recipe you will need:6 egg whites3 egg ...

Wine Storage Nook In Kitchen With Exposed Brick
My post has been featured on the SPACE & COMPANY blog! Click here to view it: http://spaceandcompany.com/2015/07/30/wine-storage-nook-in-kitchen-with-exposed-brick/Looking for...

Yard Makeover Part 2
As I mentioned in Yard Makeover Part I, the house that I'm remodeling currently only has one small window that looks out over the big back yard- maybe that's because the yard&...

Yard Makeover Part I
When I bought this property, one of the reasons I liked it was for the large yard (well, for South Philadelphia!).  The size was basically the only thing going for it, however...

Three Great Festivals Coming This Weekend
If you're looking for a fun outdoor activity this weekend, there are three great festivals happening in the Philadelphia area:Rittenhouse Row Spring FestivalSaturday, May 2nd from ...

A New Pop Up Garden Is Coming To South Philly
The cold is finally over and it's time to enjoy the beautiful weather in one of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Pop Up Gardens!   Aside from the 15th and South loc...

Homes For Sale In Tredyffrin Easttown School District
With the 2015 official rankings out, Conestoga High School, serving Tredyffrin and Easttown townships is ranked NUMBER ONE!Here are some affordable homes for sale in Tredyffrin-Eas...

Philadelphia Wine And Food Festival
Lincoln Financial Field will be hosting the Philadelphia Wine & Food Festival onMay 6, 2015Tickets:$130.00 for the Grand Tasting from 6:30pm - 9:00pm$225.00 for the Lexus VIP ...

This Is A Must Read If You Rent In Philly
It seems that a lot of the millennial generation flocking to urban living for it's convenience and walkability, are still deciding to rent apartments. Could it be that the 200...

CineMug Will Please Film Buffs And Coffee Drinkers Alike
Do you rely on a hot cup of joe to start your day? Are you a film snob? Well, you can feed both pleasures at CineMug, a one-of-a-kind coffeehouse that opened in January of this yea...

Interest Rates Are Set To Increase As Early As June
The Federal Reserve has hinted that something is going to happen that could be great for savers, but not so good for home buyers. In 2008, the Federal Reserve cut in...

Best Places To Take Your Dog
My post has been featured on the SPACE & COMPANY blog! Click the following link to view it: http://spaceandcompany.com/2015/04/01/best-places-to-take-your-dog/ ...

Small City Gardens
My post has been featured on the SPACE & COMPANY blog! Click here to view it:http://spaceandcompany.com/2015/04/13/small-city-gardens/...

Restaurant Of The Week Philly Style
As someone who not only takes pride in being an expert on Philly's real estate market, I am also a foodie. I truly believe that Philadelphia offers the best restaurants out of any ...

Rental Properties In Bella Vista And Passyunk Square
Looking for a rental property in Bella Vista or Passyunk Square?  Click here for current listings.If you're interested in any of these properties, give me a call at 267-357-13...

Open Houses In South Philly This Weekend
To check out the open houses that are scheduled for this weekend in South Philly, click here.  If you'd like any additional information about these listings or would like to s...

6 Steps To Selling Your Home Quickly And Getting The Best Price
Selling your home can seem like a daunting process, but with a good real estate agent and a few simple preparations, it should be easy.  Here are the 6 steps:1.  Find a R...

Affordable New Construction Homes
If you want a brand new home at a reasonable price, two of the best areas to look are in Newbold and in the Port Richmond/Fishtown area ("Port Fishington!").  Get in now and h...

Short Sales And Foreclosure In East Passyunk
Find properties in this hot area for under market value!! To see available short sales and foreclosures in East Passyunk and the surrounding areas, click here. ...

Just Listed In Newbold
Newbold is the area of South Philly south of Washington Avenue and north Wolf Street, and from Broad Street to 18th Street.  If you're looking for an affordable new ...

Just Listed Properties In The Hottest Neighborhoods Of South Philly
January 19th, 2015From new construction to fixer uppers, to see the new listings in East Passyunk, Bella Vista, and Pennsport, click here.  ...

The New Rocky Film Is Looking For You
The new Rocky movie (Creed - 2016) begins filming in Philadelphia soon, and they want you to be apart of it!Heery Casting, in Philadelphia is looking for "tons" of extra's for...

Moving To Philadelphia
If you have recently moved to Philadelphia, or are thinking of moving to Philly, here are some useful links to getting settled.Getting Around:SeptaZip CarEnterprise Car ShareParkin...

New Construction Properties For Sale In Newbold
As more people move to Philadelphia and Center City expands outward, the Newbold section of South Philadelphia is being cited as one of the most exciting neighborhoods in whi...

Properties In Hot East Passyunk
Named one of the “Top Ten Foodie Streets in America” by Food & Wine magazine, East Passyunk is a hot area to live and invest in.  Have a glass of wine at Fond while over...

New Construction In Beautiful Passyunk And Pennsport
December 18, 2014 Check out these new construction homes in Passyunk and Pennsport!  Click here....

This Weekends Open Houses In Pennsport And Passyunk
December 12, 2014 Visit this weekend’s open houses in Pennsport and Passyunk! Click this link for a list.  ...

Brand New Construction In Passyunk And Pennsport
December 12, 2014 Check out these new construction homes in Passyunk and Pennsport!  Click here....

Short Sales And Foreclosures In Passyunk
December 9, 2014 Short Sales & Foreclosures in Red Hot Passyunk! Click here....

Theatre In Philadelphia This December
Philly is home to numerous professional theaters.Here are some shows to check out this month:Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol at the Walnut Street Theatre. Playing through Decemb...

Could The Holiday Season Be The Best Time To Sell Your Home
It always seems to be a common misconception that between Thanksgiving and New Years, it's a terrible time for the real estate market. This can't be further from the truth. Sure, t...

Properties For Rent In Center City Under 2K A Month
Rittenhouse Rentals Under $2000.00 a Month!...


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