Posts Tagged: pennsylvania

The Gayborhood: Lawrenceville, Pittsburgh

A long, narrow neighborhood that curves alongside the Allegheny River north and east of downtown, Lawrenceville is a prime example of how numerous working-class neighborhoods in Rust Belt cities throughout the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic states have begun to blossom in recent years. Butler Street, lined with up-and-coming cafes, shops, bars, and restaurants bisects Lawrenceville. Lawrenceville… Read more »

Rainbow Crosswalks for Philadelphia Gayborhood?

A popular Philadelphia neighborhood could soon become a lot more colorful with plans to add rainbow crosswalks at two intersections, according to Philadelphia Gay News. Philly Pride Presents and the City of Philadelphia plan to paint eight rainbow crosswalks at 12th and Locust and 13th and Locusts sts. in the city’s Gayborhood this summer. “We… Read more »

Talk at March 28th’x TEDx Conference to Focus on Philadelphia’s Gayborhood

TEDx Philadelphia is one of the hottest tickets in town for city enthusiasts eager for fresh and creative ideas about how to return our urban home to its past glories. TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to “Ideas Worth Spreading,” and it started as a four-day conference in California nearly 30 years ago. TEDx is… Read more »

USA, Pennsylvania: Philly’s Gayborhood Gets Affordable Senior Housing

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held today to celebrate the opening of the John C. Anderson Apartments, a pioneering LGBT-friendly, low-income senior housing apartment complex. The apartments – named for John C. Anderson, a Philadelphia City Council member from 1979 until his death in 1983, instrumental in the passage of Philadelphia’s civil rights bill for sexual… Read more »

Is Gentrification in Pennsylvania’s Gayborhood Forcing Out Independent Businesses?

Uhuru, the used-furniture store at Spruce at Camac streets, is moving after nearly two decades in its spot. If you’ve just bought furniture there, you may remember it for how incredibly crammed it is with furniture, which is nearly always stacked up in Jenga towers almost to the ceiling. It’s different from many thrift stores… Read more »

The Advocate’s 15th Gayest City for 2014: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

From Apple Maps[/caption]Pittsburgh’s women’s colleges, Chatham University and Carlow University, give the city a two-point boost, but it’s got queer history too: Andy Warhol, Gertrude Stein, and Willa Cather all called this place home. The arts scene is flourishing, with the Warhol Museum (Warhol.org), the Mattress Factory contemporary art museum (Mattress.org), and a vigorous theater… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Steve J Mole. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Thorough, professional, well promoted listings. Internet savvy, will do additional research to make housing searches easier. Up to date technically. See Steve’s Expanded Listing on Gay Realty Network Here… Read more »

Guide to Philly’s Gayborhood

Philadelphia was founded on the principles of freedom and equality, and that is evidenced by the city’s rich gay culture. In fact, Philadelphia was the site of some of the nation’s first gay rights protests in the 1960’s. The city even coined the phrase, “Get your history straight and your nightlife gay” to attract LGBT… Read more »

Philadelphia Home Sales Reach Three Year High

It’s a city that’s chock full of history — specifically, it’s where the Declaration of Independence was signed back in 1776. It’s a city where people have a lot of passion — for their city, their sports teams, and for their fellow Philadelphians. After all, they don’t call it the “City of Brotherly Love” for… Read more »

Philadelphia Real Estate Has Best Quarter in Two years

The Philadelphia-area housing market continued to gain strength as the number of houses sold increased and the number of days a residential property lingered on the market before selling declined during the first nine months of the year, according to a report by Prudential Fox & Roach. Sales throughout the region reached their highest rates… Read more »

Discovering Gay and Lesbian Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is known as The Steel City – but it also has an emerging arts scene and DIY culture. It is an incredibly affordable place to live and has been hailed as the “new Portland” although some are angling for it to be the next Hollywood. It’s one of those in-between cities that is so… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Steve J Mole, Pittsburgh

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Steve lives in the Pittsburgh neighborhood of Shadyside and knows the Greater Pittsburgh area very well. He grew up in Monroeville, and was a student at Gateway Senior High,… Read more »

PA: Pittsburgh Home Sales, Prices Up in November

Home sales in the Pittsburgh region increased 10.7 percent in November compared to the same month last year, according to a report issued Monday. Average home prices also rose. There were 1,803 homes sold in Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Washington and Westmoreland counties last month compared with 1,629 a year ago, according to RealStats, a South… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Pittsburgh Realtor: Steve J. Mole

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Gay Friendly Pittsburgh Realtors and Real Estate Professionals Steve lives in the Pittsburgh neighborhood of Shadyside and knows the Greater Pittsburgh area very well. He grew up in Monroeville,… Read more »