SoPhilly Spotlight: Plaid pattern kitchen floor edition

This week’s SoPhilly Spotlight is a four bedroom, one bathroom home located at 637 Carpenter St. With stylized details to highlight the personality of the space (especially in the updated kitchen), this 1,400 sq. ft. house is a charmer. For $400,000, this Bella Vista home could be yours.

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Get a preview of the future of Carpenter Green at a backyard BBQ event

Carpenter Green has been a work-in-progress at 17th and Carpenter for years now. Phase I was completed in the fall of 2015, and the rest of the project is expected to be completed in 2017 once funding is completely secured. While it will still be a while until Carpenter Green

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First Pics: Function Coffee Labs now open at 10th and Carpenter

Bella Vista’s new coffee spot isn’t just a shop. Function Coffee Labs is just as the name would suggest: a lab. Owner Ross Nickerson has a background in engineering and physics and is bringing those scientific skills to the art, or science, of brewing coffee. Function Coffee Labs opened just last

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Function Coffee Labs to open in former Down Dog Healing Cafe space at 10th and Carpenter

If a marriage proposal involves writing “marry me” in latte art, you know it’s a seriously coffee-fueled relationship. That’s the story for Ross Nickerson and fiance Megan McCusker, a couple bringing a new coffee shop to Bella Vista. This new business, to be called Function Coffee Labs, is taking over the former

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Blatstein’s plans for Broad and Washington include rooftop village, 1000 apartments

Since the preliminary plans were presented for Bart Blatstein‘s project for Broad and Washington, plans have shifted. In 2014, two residential towers with as many as 28-stories and 210,000 sq. ft. of retail space were expected for the property. Blatstein’s development is now moving forward, with him seeking zoning variances

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Down Dog Healing Cafe closes at 10th and Carpenter, plans relocation

Down Dog Healing Cafe has been located at 10th and Carpenter, directly across from Bardascino Park, since 2013. Not only is Down Dog a coffee shop, but as you can tell from their name, they’re into the practice of yoga, along with a foundation in Ayurveda. The cafe and Ayurvedic boutique

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