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Iconic Movies That Feature Some Of Philadelphia’s Landmarks

Philadelphia is a city known for its arts. Galleries and museums are speckled across neighborhoods extending the length of the city, including the most famous – the Philadelphia Museum of Art. In addition to classic artistic expression, Philly venues and bars put an emphasis on musical talent, opening their doors to acts both big and […]

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The Most Important Meal Of The Day: Where To Eat The Best Breakfast In Philadelphia

Is there anything better than waking up early on a Saturday morning and indulging in a giant, mouth-watering breakfast? Or is there anything better than hitting up a breakfast spot that is open late after a Friday night spent out in the city? Whether you are a breakfast connoisseur who enjoys eggs, pancakes, and a […]

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Celebrate Summer with These Great Philly Beer Gardens

With warm weather comes the opportunity to enjoy your favorite drinks outdoors. This is no exception in Philadelphia, where seasonal beer gardens are both popular and plentiful. Here are a few spots you should add to your list ASAP:   Independence Beer Garden Located across the street from the Liberty Bell, this beer garden is […]

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City of Brotherly Love…and Film

Philadelphia has served as the backdrop for many of Hollywood’s most memorable films. Philly’s rich history makes it the perfect set for many Hollywood movies, and most of those locations can still be visited today. Philly is often portrayed as a main character on the silver screen, adding a sense of place and realism to a film. […]

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Philly’s Soda Tax: Where Are We?

As we discussed before it was passed, Philly’s tax on sodas and other sugary beverages is an attempt to kill two birds with one stone: increasing the wealth of a city that has been struggling fiscally for some time, while biting into the consumption of unhealthy drinks. Making soda and presweetened teas more expensive, of […]

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Philadelphia Falls Behind In Bilingual Education, But There’s Still Hope

Philadelphia has a very diverse school district, 12 percent of which is made up of English learners. Unfortunately, Philadelphia’s school district is lagging behind in terms of bilingual education. The city has experimented with bilingual education for years and has recently seen a boost in enthusiasm for more comprehensive dual-language immersion programs. But due to […]

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Go Primeval at The Franklin Institute

Image courtesy of the Los Angeles Times! The Franklin Institute is a standard in the hearts of Philadelphians. From walking through the “giant heart” to the consistently exceptional special exhibits, the Franklin is equally as pleasant for a 30-something’s date activity as it is for a family outing. The new special event is no exception. […]

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Ridesharing and the Philly Battleground

When it comes to rideshare laws in Philly, it has been a rocky story. When Uber and Lyft were made legal, both companies were only given two-year experimental licences to operate in Pennsylvania. The Philadelphia Parking Authority had signed a deal with both the companies as part of the experimental licenses which, among other things, […]

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Philly’s Hidden Gems: Ten Unknown Attractions

When it comes to sightseeing, visitors and locals alike focus mainly on the world-class museums and historical sites that were the foundation of the country. While you should absolutely visit those locations, here are some off-the-beaten path places to check out. Even some lifetime residents won’t know about all of these spots!  1.  Mütter Museum […]

Philadelphia: City of Firsts

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