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March 8, 2010

Now’s a great time to buy my house 🙂

And of course, no begging you to buy my house infomercial would be complete without some Norristown details:

More about Norristown

Area Attractions
Norristown Arts Hill District – The Launch on Saturday, April 24 marks the unveiling of the newly named Norristown Arts Hill District (DeKalb Street between Main and Marshall Streets).
Schuylkill River Trail – This bicycle/pedestrian fairway will take you from Center City all the way out to Valley Forge, and goes right through the heart of Norristown, all of a 5 min ride from Swift Street. .
Historic West Marshall Street Shopping – Currently one of the keystones of the Norristown redevelopment effort, the West Marshall Street Shopping district is surrounded by beautiful old homes, and a wide array of specialty shops.
Summer Concerts Under The Stars – Hosted in the beautiful Elmwood Park (home to the Norristown Zoo!), stop by with your picnic blanket for the weekly concerts at the Elmwood Park Bandshell.

Also close by, for your entertainment pleasure…

King of Prussia Mall, Plymouth Meeting Mall, Ikea, Metroplex Shopping Complex, Norristown Farm Park, Main Street in Ambler, Fayette Street in Conshohocken

Restaurant Recommendations
BlueFin Sushi – 1017 E Germantown Pike, Plymouth Meeting, PA – 10 min drive – this BYOB is widely considered one of the top sushi spots in the Philadelphia area (5 stars on CitySearch, 5 stars on Yelp, Zagat- rated)
From The Boot – 517 Germantown Pike, Lafayette Hill, PA -15 min drive – another fantastic BYOB, this Italian spot is amazing. Really incredible Italian food at a reasonable price .
Maddy’s On Main – 7 W Main St, Norristown, PA – 10 min walk – great little coffee spot, good breakfast sandwiches, friendly staff, and a nice place to munch on your way to work.
Franzone’s Pizzeria & Restaurant – 1940 W Main St, Norristown, PA – 10 min drive – seriously amazing pizza. Sweet, sweet sauce, to the point where plain cheese is the only way to go. Good wings and great takeout options.
Also close by and a great time…

Guppy’s Good Time Bar in Conshohocken, Stella Blue in Conshohocken, August Moon in Norristown, Taqueria La Michoacana (for authentic Mexican food) in Norristown, Chaingmai Thai in Conshohocken

Area Grocery Stores
Whole Foods Market – at the Plymouth Meeting Mall, Germantown Pike, Plymouth Meeting, PA – 8 min drive – brand new, this Whole Foods is the largest in Pennsylvania and has an amazing selection, with café, prepared foods, and beer & wine tasting.
Giant Grocery Store – at the Metroplex Shopping Center – 5 min drive – just as big as the Whole Foods (at least) but with your more typical grocery store fare, and always open. Incredibly close by and convenient.
Maple Acres Farm – 2656 Narcissa Rd, Plymouth Meeting, PA – 10 min drive – family-owned and run local farm with fresh meats, vegetables, and fruits, with pick-your-own flowers. Great bargain for local and sustainability grown foods.
Norristown Farmers Market – Main St, Norristown, PA – 10 walk – now in its second year, the farms market is hosted June through October, Thursdays 12-5 and offers a full line of local fruits, vegetables, and baked goods.

2 Comments leave one →
  1. March 11, 2010 2:20 pm

    Your house is beautiful! Is there an Open House?

  2. March 11, 2010 9:31 pm

    There is! It's this Sunday, March 14, from 1-4p

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