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Make Bank at the Boneyard

Say goodbye to summer clutter, and hello to cold cash for fall! Five money-making tips for flea market season, plus FREE vendor sign-ups for Laurel Hill cemetery this September. 

Fall in Philly was made for outdoor markets — great weather, and fun crowds now with everyone back from the shore & looking for stuff to do on weekends. Hello, customers!

Laurel Hill’s “Twice as Nice” flea market (Sept 16) is a fantastic way to clear out your house before the holidays and bump up your Christmas fund, to boot. These five quick tips will help even first timers profit like a professional.

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Business Time

A hyper-local look at the coolest small businesses we met while planning a neighborhood bash for 2,000 people.

Last July, Alden Park welcomed East Falls and surrounding communities to explore its historical charms and 21st century luxuries. EFL helped spread the word and make it a full day and night by the pools under stunning architecture, with all the local attractions we could pull together.

Huge thanks to all the amazing vendors and talents who came out to make Miami Days so special for neighbors and residents alike.

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Miami Days and Nights at Alden Park

WEATHER CANCELLATION! Due to high winds & lightning, Alden Park’s management decided to cancel Miami Nights. We’re sorry and we hope to reschedule soon.

After an amazing $70+ million restoration, historic Alden Park’s ready to party this weekend!

CHECK IN NOW for the most epic party to hit East Falls in forevaaaaah!

For the first time ever, this local architectural wonderland opens its doors to the public for a full day of sunning, swimming & exploring the grounds and towers with family-friendly local vendors & attractions.

After dark, the spectacular Art Deco indoor pool lights up — the retractable roof rolls back — for an Adult Swim under the stars, in a setting that Sandy Smith of PhillyMag.com called “without a doubt the most photogenic apartment buildings in the city.”  Cuban food, music, dancing, and more.

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Kids, Today

Chestnut Hill jewelry shop owner looks back fondly on her days sharing a Bowman St. rowhome with college friends in the 90’s.

 

Ugh, college kids — AMIRIGHT?!

A pack of 20-somethings renting the house attached to yours is practically every East Falls homeowner’s worst nightmare, if you believe the hype at Community Council meetings.

Between Drexel Medicine, PhillyU, and PCOM we are a prime location for students passing through — with no supervision, no accountability. Constantly drunk. Attacking planters, pitching woo on porches, hogging up all the parking.

What becomes of these hooligans?! We recently tracked one down in Chestnut Hill… 

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