For art enthusiasts!

Are you an art enthusiast? If you are, you can have a front-row seat to Caiola’s imagination as she extracts characters from archetypes, memories, and ancestors in an upcoming art exhibit.

Caiola, who lives in the East Passyunk neighborhood of South Philadelphia, is unveiling her work called “Muses, Guardians, and Saints” through April 4 at the InLiquid Gallery at the Crane Arts Building at 1400 N. American St. in Northern Liberties.

Gallery hours are Wednesdays through Saturdays from noon to 6 p.m. A reception will be held on March 12 from 6 to 9 p.m.

Caiola has been teaching art at the Friends Select School in Center City for 10 years and she’s in her second year as chair of the school’s visual arts department.

Since then, her hard work as a teacher gave her limited time to pursue creating art. But that changed five years ago, as Caiola decided to dedicate more time to painting.
It resulted in a wonderful collection of surreal lifelike characters on 48-inch by 36-inch wooden displays.

Each painting contains symbols that illustrate the essential aspects of the character. Caiola says the exhibition captures one moment in the life of the protagonist, with some muses, guardians and saints more present and in focus than others.

If you’re an artist, you don’t want to miss this!  

Best Pancakes in Philly

Fluffy pancakes are one of the trends right now all over the world. But, where do you think the best pancake in Philadelphia is?

Philadelphia’s Cafe La Maude was named the best restaurant for pancakes in the state by Yelp, according to Insider.com. The list was made by looking at which
restaurants had a high mentioning of “pancakes” in reviews, and then leveraging that with the total volume and ratings of those reviews.

Cafe La Maude is really a delight. People are pretty much obsessed with their tiramisu pancakes and the Framboise, which is a ginger snap chai pancake with
raspberry yogurt, banana creme brûlée, shaved chocolate and creme anglaise, served with pistachios and rose petals.

Want to try Cafe La Maude’s pancakes for yourself? It’s located at 816 N. 4th St. in the Northern Liberties neighborhood of Philadelphia.

What about you? Who do you think, has the best pancake in Philly?

 

Ortileb Square

With the rise of Philly’s recognition when it comes to Real estate, lots of people may be wondering “what are the best places to invest or build a home?” Northern Liberties is one of Philly’s prominent places to live in. Surrounded by hipster hotspots, craft beer halls, and trendy boutiques everyone will surely be fond of.

Residents usually head to the Liberties Walk pedestrian mall bike paths to ride bicycles and visit uniques shops. Living in the Northern Liberties will be a great idea because of its security that makes it the perfect place to invest or to live.

This is beautiful Ortlieb square,in Northern Liberties. Gorgeous hardwood floors welcome you into this light soaked space. The open concept kitchen is completely outfitted with stainless steel appliances, with the center island providing plenty of space to work or entertain. These beautiful windows fill the rooms with light. Head upstairs to three spacious bedrooms with ample closet space, not to mention, private baths. The pilot house features a wet bar, as you head to the rooftop for beautiful city views. This home also has a spacious finished basement and 1 car garage for private parking .

A wonderful house in a wonderful place and environment, indeed makes a wonderful home.     

One of the Best Restaurants in the Northern Liberties!

Northern Liberties has a lot of famous restaurants in its community. But let me give you an example of one of the most visited
restaurants in one of Philly’s most famous neighborhoods

For the quirky diner in search of soul food, North Third is the place to be.
The restaurant’s walls and ceilings are covered with eye-catching décor. From tribal masks, to fairy lights, to a large,
sequinned eagle hanging over the bar. The funky atmosphere sets off the traditional comfort bar food, including rich
tomato soup with grilled cheese, and a range of club sandwiches and burgers. For the more experimental,
North Third has international-inspired dishes such as fish tacos and an Asian tuna burger,
as well as an impressive array of new specials advertised daily on their board. Locals can’t help but to always visit this
place because of their daily new specials to try out.

If you happen to live or visit the Northern Liberties, you have to try the North Third and enjoy a wonderful meal
with your loved ones.

 

 

Beautiful Homes, Beautiful Neighborhood

It’s no secret that Northern Liberties has been growing rapidly for some time now. From entertainment, to dining, and now real estate. Liberty Square is a 43 home development that has very limited availability left due to such incredible features! 1-2 car garages, a roof deck, finished basement, hardwood floors, and open floor plans just to start, it’s easy to understand why this community has been snatched up! The neighborhood is within walking distance to some of the most frequented Northern Liberties hot spots. A Philly favorite, Federal Donuts, just a short jaunt away for a morning pick-me-up of hot and fresh donuts with delicious coffee just waiting for you. Or maybe you’re more of a hops and barley kind of person, well YARD’s Philly  is just a hop, skip and a jump over for some great neighborhood brews. Whether you’re looking for brunch, a beer garden, cool bar food or just dinner, Silk City Diner is the place to be. And you can keep it authentic by swinging by Pura Vida for some delicious Tacos. All on your own two feet, these locations and more are just steps away from beautiful luxury living at Liberty Square.N 6th-FULL-29.jpg

Gigantic Northern Libs Home w/Parking!

318 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19123
3 Bed     3.5 Bath    1 Car Parking    $790,000

Soaring two story living room ceilings, garage parking, tax abatement, extra large roof deck with skyline views, 2nd deck off of the kitchen area, and luxurious finishes throughout!! The perfect location in the heart of Northern Liberties near the park and several top notch restaurants and cafe’s.

This 4-story new home has enormous windows that drench the home in natural light, Hardwood floors throughout, designer kitchen with quartz counters, designer fixtures, luxury stainless steel appliances and tons of high end cabinets. Glamorous tile bathrooms (3.5) with beautiful finishes.

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The master bedroom suite takes up an entire floor and has walk in closets, large sleeping area and large private bath with glass shower doors, double wall hung vanity and sinks and amazing tile work. bedrooms #2 and #3 are spacious and have great closets. Amazing views, full size washer and dryer, recessed lights throughout, fantastic ceiling heights.

Too much to mention in this amazing home, come see it for yourself. Extra large, extra bright home! Private trash pickup $18/month & water bill $58/month.

Jim Onesti, McCann Team
jonesti@mccannteam.com I 215.440.2052 Direct
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices I Fox & Roach Realtors I The Mike McCann Team
530 Walnut Street I Suite 480 I Philadelphia PA 19106 I 215.627.6005 Main

Welcome to Liberty Square!

The most sought after development in Northern Liberties, built by one of the top builders in the city. This thoughtfully designed community will provide everything you are looking for. Liberty Square offers plenty including a landscaped rain garden inside the development, garage parking, tax abatement and every luxury amenity you can imagine. You will also be in the heart of the neighborhood offering quick access to some of the best restaurants in the city.6

 Designed by renowned architect Atrium Design Group, these town homes feature +/- 3000 square feet of innovatively designed space with three to four bedrooms, two to three full baths and one-half bath, one and two-car garage parking, finished lower level, city-view roof decks and ten-year tax abatement.

Copious outdoor space includes a second floor deck, fourth floor/master suite balcony and expansive roof deck offering scenic views of Philadelphia. 3 outdoor spaces!! The master bedroom suite sprawls over an entire floor and has bathroom that will make you feel as though are on vacation- permanently.  Check Out The Website!

Liberty Square homes were designed with the homeowner in mind and will impress you from top to bottom. Schedule your private showing at the Model Home located at 608 N 5th Street. “Phase 1” is sold out, but don’t miss your opportunity to secure your home in Phase 2! Still time to customize and pick all of your finishes! easy to show, short notice showings are ok! 2.5 baths is standard. The 3rd full bath is an upgrade.

CLICK HERE FOR A BROCHURE!

Jim Onesti, McCann Team
jonesti@mccannteam.com I 215.440.2052 Direct
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices I Fox & Roach Realtors I The Mike McCann Team
530 Walnut Street I Suite 480 I Philadelphia PA 19106 I 215.627.6005 Main