Cons: Okay, straight women, pay attention because this affects you: there is a staggering difference between the number of men and women in this community. If you're looking for old-world charm in the middle of a modern metropolis, Old City is a perfect fit. Penn Wynne in Montgomery County came in ninth. The neighborhood is linked to the rest of the city by the Market-Frankford Elevated Line and bus and trolley lines. Rittenhouse Square Center City is designed around five major squares: Franklin, Washington, Centre, Logan and Rittenhouse.
There is a Halloween happening every year, and Santa and Mrs. And over on super-cute and cozy Dean Street, families are everywhere. Yeah…this is a deplorable bunch of garbage. We have The Keswick Theater, a beautiful venue where top name acts perform. Other Perks: Longwood Gardens, Galer Estate Vineyard and Winery. Claus visit the town square.
Other Perks: Valley Forge National Historical Park. Next, we averaged the rankings for each place to create a quality of life index. And in the world of worst rankings, Marcus Hook beat the competition pretty handily thanks to scoring in the bottom 15% in three major categories. Old City Old City has it all. A huge gap between the number of men and women? To the east and across Germantown Avenue one would find the Reading Railroad line. Of course, not all suburbs of are created equally, which is precisely why we set out to find the best ones. If your neighborhood is on list, then good job by you.
Kennett Township, in Southern Chester County, was ranked the safest place to live in America. Additionally, we limited the analysis to places that have over 2,000 people. Southwark was outside the city borders until 1854, and activities that Quakers frowned upon -- theater, gambling and other entertainments -- went on here with impunity. Like that sales tax, or that absurd income tax. Prices can go much higher for the condominiums in Glenhardie. Oh wait — is that the game? Chestnut Hill had been around since the city was founded, but not until the railroad arrived in the mid-19th century did the hamlet begin growing. Right… unfortunately, he or she might already be married.
The list writer obviously knows nothing about the places he or she based his or her list. The Creamery in Kennett Square. However, the cost of living here is among the highest in the area. Other Perks: Biking and walking trails. Media is one of the hippest towns in the western suburbs.
Boathouse Row runs parallel to the pedestrian hotspot and is a home to the clubhouses of rowers from high schools and universities all over town. Chestnut Hill has always been one of the most affluent neighborhoods in the city, and until 2002, had the most expensive housing. But hey, you can always just keep your window rolled down. While most of the notable nightlife spots are located within a two-block radius, those two blocks pack a significant punch. Out of more than 15,000 neighborhoods and towns, Chesterbrook in Chester County came in second. Step one: Add amenities downtown five new restaurants opened last year; the many art strolls and popular holiday celebrations.
While the non-late-night food options leave a lot to be desired -- the amazing or are the only real high end options -- you can still get a decent sit-down meal at any of the restaurants circling Head House Square. One Ardmore Place offers 110 luxury units, as well as retail space. And has comfort food covered. Oreland has two mechanics and a wawa. Narberth takes the cake as the best place to live around Philadelphia.
Frank Theatres is opening a bowling alley and dine-in movie theater with a bar and nightlife events. Anyone from Delaware County could have enlightened you beyond your lame choice of reference! The Center City construction boom has its parallel on the west side of the river. Photo courtesy of Lee Ann Embrey. We threw a lot of criteria at this one in order to get the best, most complete results possible. In spite of its interesting name, Fishtown is actually a lovely little place to live. You have obviously never been anywhere near this region. Edited by Ashley Primis; Brian Howard and Sandy Smith also contributed to this story.
It had some of the fewest restaurants and arts and entertainment venues per capita. And living in Manayunk is more cost-effective than getting a place in Center City. Cons: Yes, you may be more likely to meet Mr. The people, food, charm and affordable prices were enough to make me move home after spending eight years in New York. Terrace Lofts is popular with young professionals. In Marlton — a 3.