Sunday, May 12, 2013
A $850K house was one of last month's top sellers in local real estate.
The gallery details the top three most expensive homes sold in April in Media Patch. To view the complete list of sold homes, click here. View March's top homes sold here. More Real Estate Content:
Find vacancies in the city and Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties.
Businesses in the greater Philadelphia area post vacant jobs on Craigslist every day. Here are a few notable vacancies that have been advertised recently: For a full local list of the most recently available jobs in each Patch, click on its name below. PHILADELPHIA: Roxborough-Manayunk | Chestnut Hill-Mt. Airy MONTGOMERY COUNTY: Narberth-Bala Cynwyd | Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood | Bryn Mawr-Gladwyne DELAWARE COUNTY: Radnor | Haverford-Havertown | Springfield | Media | Marple Newtown CHESTER COUNTY: Tredyffrin-Easttown | Malvern | West Chester | Phoenixville Does your business have an opening that's not listed here? Post it in the comments section below.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Many new job opportunities are available in the Media area.
Are you looking for a job? Here are some positions available in the Media area, all advertised on Craigslist in the past week. ASP.NET MVC Developer Entry Level Research Clerk - Temp (Possibly to Perm) EMR Specialist / Data Entry Clerk Seeking Cooks who Can Dig Out of the Weeds Like a John Deere Tractor Landscape Laborers needed Assistant Salon Stylist Church Administrator Experienced Pizza Maker and Cook Lifeguards Carnival ride attendants Find more jobs nearby. Does your business have an opening that's not listed here? Post it in the comments section below.
Thursday, May 9, 2013
The Emmy-nominated show for entrepreneurs is holding a casting call in Philadelphia Saturday.
A nationwide talent search for the fifth season of the entrepreneurship reality series Shark Tank is coming to NextFab Studio in Philadelphia on Saturday, and 500 area residents will have a chance to get on the show to pitch investors for funding. “Whether you just have a fantastic idea, are a start up or already operating successfully and looking to expand, if you feel you have a lucrative business or product and could use financial backing, then Shark Tank is just the show for you,” according to the ABC show’s website. Budding entrepreneurs will have a chance to offer a one-minute pitch to a member of the show’s casting team on Saturday at NextFab Studio, at 2025 Washington Ave., and some will be selected for more in-depth video …
Find a local home you can tour.
There are 7 open houses scheduled for the weekend of May 11-12 in the Media Patch coverage area, according to the listings on AOL Real Estate. The highest asking price is $720,000, for Lot 9 Traymore Lane. It has 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms and can be seen Saturday between 1 and 5 p.m. To find more open houses around the greater Philadelphia area, visit realestate.aol.com.
A lot of businesses have opened in the region since the start of 2013. Click through to see if there are any you missed. If there are any we missed, please let us know in the comments area.
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Media's Apple House has some new red offerings.
Looking for some produce that's local to Media? Wolff's Apple House has you covered. From its Facebook page: We now have PA tomatoes! These are high-tunnel tomatoes...in case you were wondering how PA tomatoes are available so early! High Tunnels are simple, clear plastic frames over the tomato plants that allow the sun to heat them sooner andmore effectively than it would otherwise. High tunnels also protect them from the elements such as wind, rain, hail, etc. High tunnels are not greenhouses; the tomatoes are field-grown directly in the soil. Many vegetable crops can be successfully grown in a high tunnel, but tomatoes are particularly well adapted for high tunnels since they can be trained to grow vertically by trellising or staking…
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Mother’s Day is just days away.
Many people like to take Mom out for Sunday brunch on Mother’s Day. Last year, in our Readers’ Choice poll, you told Patch that some of the best places to go were Azie, Generations, Radnor Hotel, and Tavola-Springfield Country Club. Other great local options are Spasso, Rose Tree Inn and Lotus Farm to Table. Have you made your reservations yet? Share your insider knowledge with your neighbors and let us know in the comments area below where to find the best Mother's Day brunch.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Get to know one of the creators of Twelve Baskets, a new cupcake company from Wynnewood, selling Asian-inspired cupcakes at Town Hall Coffee in Bala Cynwyd and the Media Farmers Market.
A local favorite, Town Hall Coffee Co. in Bala Cynwyd, has expanded its menu recently by adding cupcakes. Twelve Baskets, a newly found cupcake company from the home of two Wynnewood residents, is putting a twist to the ever-popular sweet treat with Asian-inspired flavors. Patch gets to know one of the co-owners of this fairly new cupcake company as they also bring their delicious treats to Media Farmers Market. Media Farmers Market kicks off Thursday at the corner of State and Gayley streets, next to Media Theatre, from 3 to 7 p.m. The market will continue each Thursday through November. Name: Pauline Han Co-Owner of: Twelve Baskets (other co-owner is Han's cousin Michelle Lee) Year Established: Dec. 12, 2012 Current Residence: …
Monday, May 6, 2013
See what homes sold in April 2013 and how much buyers paid for them.
MEDIA More Real Estate Content: MARPLE NEWTOWN SPRINGFIELD ROXBOROUGH-MANAYUNK CHESTNUT HILL MT. AIRY NARBERTH-BALA CYNWYD ARDMORE-MERION-WYNNEWOOD BRYN MAWR-GLADWYNE HAVERFORD-HAVERTOWN MALVERN PHOENIXVILLE TREDYFFRIN-EASTTOWN WEST CHESTER RADNOR