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Philadelphia: Most Popular Articles

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10 Historic Philadelphia Attractions You Should...
From the Liberty Bell to Ben Franklin's post office, discover the top 10 historic attractions in Philadelphia's Old City area.
Free Philadelphia Museums
Covering subjects including chemistry, history, art and even shoes, there are several free museums to visit in Philadelphia.
Jersey Shore Beach Guide
A guide to the beaches of New Jersey Shore from Long Beach Island to Cape May Point, NJ
The Best Ways to Get From New York City to...
Cheapest and Best Ways to Travel Between Philadelphia and New York
11 Free Things to Do with Kids in Philadelphia
From museums to concerts to parks and more, this list of free things to do with kids in Philadelphia will keep children and adults alike entertained.
Top 10 Philadelphia Area Gardens and Arboretums
The Greater Philadelphia / South Jersey area is home to some of the nation's oldest and most beautiful botanical gardens and arboretums. Within easy driving distance of almost any area location, you can find one of these gardens.
Love Philly Cheesesteak? Try this Recipe
Philadelphia's Pat's King of Steaks shares its signature Philly cheesesteak recipe for you to recreate at home.
July Events Calendar in Philadelphia
Independence Day is huge in Philadelphia, but the partying doesn't end with July 4th. There is lots to see and do all month long.
Pennsylvania Fireworks Laws
Information on buying and possessing fireworks in Pennsylvania.
Philadelphia Strip Clubs
A guide to bikini bars, strip clubs and gentleman's clubs in Philadelphia.
Where to Stay on a Visit to Philadelphia
Best Neighborhoods to Stay in When Visiting Philadelphia
The Fourth of July in Philadelphia
A guide to Fourth of July fireworks and celebrations, historical attractions and more in Greater Philadelphia.
Top 9 Old City and Penn's Landing Philadelphia...
There are over 100 places to eat in the Old City / Penn's Landing area of Philadelphia. We've selected ten of our favorite restaurants with an eye towards featuring the vast array of cuisines found in this area that's a true dining melting pot of the region.
Southwest Airlines Announces New Flight...
Southwest Airlines has announced its schedule and fare structure to and from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Philadelphia Eagles Trivia Quiz
Take our Philadelphia Eagles trivia quiz and see how well you know the Philadelphia Eagles NFL Football team.
Top Ten Attractions in the Greater Philadelphia...
A guide to the top ten attractions for local residents and tourists in the Greater Philadelphia area
Wawa Welcome America Festival in Philadelphia
Wawa Welcome America Festival 2011 in Philadelphia
Penn's Landing
Information about Penn's Landing in Philadelphia, including attractions, directions, parking and events.
Famous Philadelphians - Nine Richest Philadelph...
From Forbes' list of the 400 richest Americans, these nine live in the Greater Philadelphia / South Jersey area.
Free Philadelphia
Discover great ways to have fun in Philadelphia and South Jersey without spending any cash. Includes listings for free attractions, events and much more.
How to Order a Philly Cheesesteak
Instructions for ordering cheesesteaks in Philly
It All Began in Philadelphia
American independence was declared in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. Learn the history behind it.
Lancaster County PA Snack Food Factory Tours
A guide to snack food factory tours in Lancaster County PA, just a short drive from the Philadelphia / South Jersey area.
Philadelphia's 6 Most Loved Outdoor Spaces
The best public parks and civic spaces in Philadelphia
Philadelphia Zoo’s Elephant Exhibit Will...
The Philadelphia Zoo announced on October 5, 2006 their decision to close its elephant exhibit by the spring of 2007 and transfer all four of its elephants to other facilities. The zoo's three African elephants, Petal (50), Kallie (24) and Bette (23) will move to The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore. The zoo's sole Asian elephant, Dulary (42), will move to The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee.
Getting to Philadelphia
Getting to Philadelphia - Traveling to Philadelphia By Train - Traveling to Philadelphia By Car - Traveling to Philadelphia by Bus - Flying to Philadelphia
The Best Philadelphia Breakfast Restaurants
The twelve best Philadelphia breakfasts.
Philadelphia Area Colleges and Universities
A guide to all colleges and universities in the Greater Philadelphia and South Jersey area.
Atlantic City Adult Entertainment
A guide to adult entertainment in the Atlantic City, NJ area featuring gentlemen's clubs including strip clubs, nude clubs, topless clubs and pastie clubs.
TV Providers in Philadelphia
A list of Philadelphia cable and satellite TV providers.
Choosing a Philadelphia Newspaper
Discover the newspapers that cover the Philadelphia area, including dailies, weeklies, special-interest papers and more.
Public Transportation in Philadelphia
Philadelphia’s public transportation network includes buses, subways, trolleys, and regional rail lines. They are all operated by SEPTA.
Shopping Malls and Specialty Markets in the...
A guide to the shopping malls and specialty markets within the city limits of Philadelphia, PA.
Walking Tour of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway
The Benjamin Franklin Parkway is also known as the Museum District. The broad, diagonal street connects City Hall with the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Lined with flowers, sculptures, and flags from around the world.
Malls in Center City Philadelphia
Indoor Malls in Center City Philadelphia
Original White House
The original White House was located in Philadelphia before the nation's capital moved to D.C. in 1800. Learn more about this important landmark.
The Top 10 Philadelphia Summer Activities
The top 10 summertime activities in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Swimming Pools
A list of gyms, parks, public pools and other places to go swimming in Philadelphia.
King of Prussia Mall
Guide to the King of Prussia Mall
New Year's Eve Fireworks in Philadelphia
New Year's Eve Fireworks In Philadelphia
Haunted Philadelphia
From prisons to battlegrounds to graveyards, learn about the most haunted locations in Philadelphia.
Part 2: Natural Settings and Places to Shop
A guide to the top ten attractions for local residents and tourists in the Greater Philadelphia area. Page 2.
History of The Liberty Bell
A detailed history of The Liberty Bell, located in Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia International Airport Check-In,...
Philadelphia International Airport is on track to eclipse the record 31.5 million passengers it welcomed in 2005. Travelers should become familiar with these pre-flight, check-in, security and parking procedures to save themselves time and aggravation.
Stuck in Traffic
A look at the reasons for traffic congestion on the highways of the Greater Philadelphia and South Jersey area.
Musical Artist From Philadelphia
A list of famous musicians and performers from Philadelphia.
Rocky Statue History and Ongoing Influence
A look at the history and ongoing influence of the Rocky Statue now located at the Philadelphia Museum of Art on Philadelphia plus a look at the new book Rocky Stories by by Michael Vitez with photographs by Tom Gralish.
The Perfect Philly Cheesesteak
Cheesesteaks are the quintessential Philadelphia food. They're easy to find, but finding the perfect cheesesteak is not so easy.
Choosing Accommodations in Philadelphia
Hotels and Other Options for Staying in Philly
Race Street Pier
Race Street Pier. Philadelphia. Page 6.
Philadelphia Is An African American Experience
Philadelphia has long been known as an important center for African American history and culture. Check out this historic places in the history of the Philadelphia African American community.
Historic Germantown in Philadelphia
Home to stops on the Underground Railroad, Philadelphia’s only Revolutionary War battle, and the country’s first paper mill, Germantown is rich with history.
Old City Philadelphia Bars, Clubs and...
A guide to the best bars, clubs and entertainment in Old City Philadelphia.
Sister Cities Park
Sister Cities Park. Philadelphia. Page 5.
What Makes a Great Philly Cheesesteak
What makes Philly cheesesteaks the best.
A Walking Tour of Old City Philadelphia
Join us as we take a walk through the historic areas of old city Philadelphia.
Parking Facilities Near Philadelphia Internatio...
A guide to valet and self-park parking facilities and lots near Philadelphia International Airport.
Dilworth Park
Dilworth Park. Philadelphia. Page 4.
How to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in...
St. Patrick's Day Events in Philadelphia
The Old City Waterfront: A Family Walking Tour
Directions for a brief walking tour of Philadelphia's Old City waterfront.
Longwood Gardens - Kennett Square, PA
Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square is the nations premier horticultural garden.
Cheap Dates in Philadelphia
Ideas for fun cheap dates in Greater Philadelphia.
Liberty Bell - Facts, Figures and Visitor...
Facts, figures and visitor statistics about America’s treasured icon of freedom.
Free Philadelphia Visual Arts
A list of free galleries, art museums and public art in Philadelphia.
National Treasure: Hollywood Film Sparks...
A new Washington, DC and Philadelphia, PA tour, inspired by the movie National Treasure features sites in the nation’s current capital and its first capital, Philadelphia, PA.
6 of Philly's Favorite Soft Pretzel Bakeries
Where to get authentic soft pretzels in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia's Top 10 Kid-Friendly Attractions
The top family-friendly children's attractions in Philadelphia and the suburbs.
Road trip! The top day trip destinations near...
Break out your suitcase and your sense of adventure: Here are the five best day (or weekend!) trip destinations within the tri-state area.
Top 10 Philadelphia Area Seafood Restaurants
Our picks for the top seafood restaurants in the Greater Philadelphia, PA area.
Philadelphia Firsts
Philadelphia Firsts and Other Distinctions
The Best Tours of Philadelphia's Historical...
The very best sightseeing tours of Philadelphia's historical district attractions.
Schuylkill River Boardwalk
Schuylkill River Boardwalk. Philadelphia. Page 3.
Behind the Mush: The History of Pennsylvania...
The history behind Pennsylvania scrapple.
June Events Calendar in Philadelphia
A list of June festivals, shows and other special events and celebrations in Philadelphia and South Jersey.
Philadelphia's Best Beer Bars
A guide to the 10 best Philadelphia beer bars.
Independence Hall in Philadelphia
Visiting Independence Hall. Philadelphia.
Largest Employers in the Greater Philadelphia /...
Who are the largest employers in the Greater Philadelphia / South Jersey area? We've put together a list of the regions biggest employers. Our list includes employers in the state of Delaware since many Philadelphia area residents work in the first state.
Bus Carriers That Service Philadelphia
Whether you're hopping up to New York for the day or you want to haul across the country, Philadelphia has a variety of bus carriers to choose from.
When and where to catch July Fourth fireworks...
Celebrate America's 239th birthday in the city where it all started with not one, but three Fourth of July fireworks displays, each promising more spark and sparkle than the last.
Pennsylvania Dutch History and Culture
Pennsylvania Dutch History and Culture
Longwood Gardens Photos
Photos taken at Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
Philadelphia's 11 Best Men's Stores
From vintage to custom, these men's shops represent the city's best.
Spruce Street Harbor Park
Spruce Street Harbor Park. Philadelphia.
History of The Liberty Bell - Page 2
A detailed history of The Liberty Bell, located in Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia, PA. Page 2.
Montgomery County PA School Districts and...
A guide to the public, private and parochial elementary, middle and high schools in Montgomery County Pennsylvania.
New Jersey Fireworks Laws
Information on purchasing and possessing fireworks in New Jersey.
Top 10 Amish and Mennonite Cookbooks
Amish and Mennonite food is not fancy. It is substantial and it is in tune with the seasons. Virtually all products are homemade. Amish and Mennonite foods are tasty, especially during the April to October growing season when farm fresh fruits and vegetables are plentiful. We hope you enjoy these great cookbooks featuring Amish and Mennonite foods.
Gone But Not Forgotten
The last of Philadelphia's great department stores, Strawbridge's will close in 2006 as part of Federated Department Stores merger with the May Company.
Rittenhouse Square
Rittenhouse Square Park. Philadelphia. Page 2.
August Events Calendar in Philadelphia
August Events in Philadelphia. Philadelphia / South Jersey.
Philadelphia's best Alfresco dining
Restaurants that offer alfresco dining in Philadelphia.
Everything you need to know about Dîner...
Here's everything you need to know about Philly's most exclusive summer soirée, Dîner en Blanc —other than its the top-secret location, of course!
Feeling hunger pangs? Here's where to eat near...
Planning to tour the Liberty Bell Center? Keep these nine restaurants in mind when all that sightseeing works up an appetite.
Oscar Parties
Places to watch the Oscar's in Philadelphia
Philadelphia Farmers Market Listings
Locations, days and times for farmers markets in Philadelphia. Listed by neighborhood.
Information on Philadelphia's Fairmount/Art Museum area, including history, restaurant picks, things to do, schools and more.
Fairmount Park Map
The Fairmount Park System Map Legend Allens Lane Awbury Park Bartram's Garden Benjamin Franklin Parkway
A 11-ton rubber duck will drop anchor in the...
Tall Ships® Philadelphia Camden will bring a supersized rubber duck — allegedly the largest of its kind in the entire world — to the Delaware River.
October Festivals and Events in Philadelphia
October Events in Philadelphia. Philadelphia / South Jersey.
Phillies Tickets
Where to purchase tickets for Philadelphia Phillies baseball games at Citizens Bank Park.
The Best Secondhand Shopping in Philadelphia
There was a time, long, long ago, when people shopped at secondhand stores purely out of necessity.
The Most Romantic Philadelphia Restaurants
A list of the ten most romantic restaurants in Philadelphia, including options for all budgets and tastes.
Top 10 Philadelphia Italian Restaurants
Our picks for the top Italian restaurants in Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia's Top 10 Outdoor Attractions for...
The top 10 outdoor activities for children and families in Philadelphia and the suburbs.
The best playgrounds in Philadelphia and the...
The best playgrounds in Philadelphia and the suburbs.
Philadelphia Culture and History Quiz
Take our Philadelphia Culture and History Quiz and see how well you know the City of Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Philadelphia Costume Stores
Whether you're looking to buy a Halloween costume, rent a special event outfit or even order a custom-made mascot, these Philadelphia costume stores will have you covered.
Delaware County, PA Public, Private and...
A guide to the public, private and parochial elementary, middle and high schools in Delaware County Pennsylvania.
5 of the Best Places for Vegan Cheesesteaks in...
Philadelphia's best restaurants and cafes for vegan, meat-free and vegetarian cheesesteaks
Franklin Institute in Philadelphia
Franklin Institute in Philadelphia - The Franklin Museum
The 9 best campgrounds within 150 miles of...
Pack your tent, sleeping bag and s'mores fixin's — it's time to go camping! Here are the nine very best campgrounds near Philadelphia.
A Walk Down South Street - Part 1 - Front...
Take a walk down South Street in Philadelphia from Front Street to Second Street.
Philadelphia Restaurant Deals
Eat for less: Use these coupons and discounts to restaurants and bars in Greater Philadelphia.
City Hall in Philadelphia
For many years it was the tallest building in Philadelphia, but City Hall is small in today’s skyline. Yet it remains one of the city’s most architecturally impressive and unique buildings.
Wineries and Vineyards in the Greater...
Philadelphia Area Wineries and Vineyards, Brandywine Valley Wine Trail, Bucks County Wine Trail
Top 10 Philadelphia Area Chinese Restaurants
Our picks for the Chinese restaurants in the Greater Philadelphia and South Jersey region.
Independence National Historical Park Photos
Photos taken at Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Getting Around in the Philadelphia - South...
A look at the principal interstate highways, roads and public transportation serving the Philadelphia - South Jersey Metropolitan area.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
Will the challenges of the past prepare the Philadelphia Inquirer for the future?
7 of Philadelphia's Most Popular Public Gardens...
Public gardens and arboretums in Philadelphia and the suburbs.
Xfinity Live! - South Philadelphia’s Mega Sports and Entertainment Venue
Vegetarian Philly Cheesesteak Recipe
A vegetarian/vegan Philly cheesesteak recipe, straight from Philadelphia.
5 things to do with kids near the Liberty Bell
You snapped a selfie next to the Bell's famous crack — so now what? Here are five kid-friendly spots to visit near the Liberty Bell.
Experience the Spirit of Philadelphia
Enjoy a lunch or dinner cruise on the Delaware River aboard the Spirit of Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Demographics
Demographics of Philadelphia and South Jersey as of the 2010 Census.
Best BYOB Restaurants in Philadelphia
Pennsylvania’s strict liquor-licensing laws make it difficult and expensive for new businesses to serve drinks, but the fringe benefit is that Philadelphia has one of the best BYOB scenes in the country. Marked-up prices on alcohol in restaurants can as much as double your tab, so when you Bring Your Own Bottle, you'll save money. From casual to upscale, BYOBs offer something for every taste and budget.
Northern Liberties
A profile of Philadelphia's Northern Liberties neighborhood including history, bars and restaurants, real estate, education, and more.
Where to beat the heat this summer: Philly's...
These members-only pools promise cooling relief from the summer heat, as well as the perks and amenities that arrive with a monthly bill or day pass.
Norwegian Cruise Line Acquires U.S. Flagship...
Norwegian Cruise Line has acquired the U.S. Flagship S/S United States as part of their plans to build on their new U.S.-flag operation.
From flower gardens to beer gardens: Philly's...
Wish to sip a cocktail under a canopy of string lights? Or is a German brew and ping pong more your style? Philly's best outdoor bars have it all.
Senior Discounts In Philadelphia
With the leisure time that retirement affords, many mature travelers are in a unique position to spend long periods of time traveling for pleasure. Those visiting Philadelphia from within the region or as guests can experience the wide array of historic and cultural activities, some of the nation’s best restaurants and shops and do so at a discounted rate.
Longwood Gardens
Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square is the nations premier horticultural garden. Page 2.
Queen Village Profile
A profile of Philadelphia's Queen Village neighborhood, including history, restaurants, real estate information and more.
Dining Alfresco in the Philadelphia Suburbs
The Philadelphia area is now home to nearly 150 restaurants with outside seating, and that number continues to grow. Here’s a look at some of the hottest seats outdoors in the Philadelphia suburbs. Page 2.
The Reading Terminal Market - Philadelphia's...
Looking for lunch, fresh meat and produce or a special gift? The Reading Terminal Market is Philadelphia's own downtown farmers' market.
The 6 best spots in Philly to sate a craving...
Spanning traditional presentations to out-of-the-ordinary interpretations, scrapple receives the star treatment at these Philly eateries.
Old Original Bookbinder’s to Reopen...
Old Original Bookbinder's restaurant, Philadelphia's legendary seafood restaurant, will reopen on February 21, 2005 after being closed for nearly three years, undergoing extensive renovations.
Bucks County, PA Public, Private and Parochial...
A guide to the public, private and parochial elementary, middle and high schools in Bucks County Pennsylvania.
The Liberty Bell - Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently asked questions about the Liberty Bell located in Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia, PA.
Philadelphia PA - South Jersey Metro Area...
A look at the population and square mileage of the various counties that make up the Philadelphia - South Jersey Metropolitan Area.
Chester County PA School Districts and Schools...
A guide to the public, private and parochial elementary, middle and high schools in Chester County Pennsylvania.
African American Cultural Events and Resources
Your Guide's picks for African American cultural events and resources in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Tours
Now you can tour Philadelphia on an authentic London double-decker bus making twenty stops across the city.
September Events Calendar in Philadelphia
September Events and Festivals in Philadelphia - Special Events and Celebrations in Philadelphia in September
Labor Day Weekend in Philadelphia
Labor Day Weekend in Philadelphia
Philadelphia's Best Indoor Playgrounds and Play...
The most popular children's play cafes and indoor playgrounds within Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs.
Taverns and Beer in Philadelphia's History
A brief look at the history of taverns and beer in the City of Philadelphia from the time of William Penn to the present.
Philadelphia Polling Places
How to find your Philadelphia polling place, discover how long polls are open for voting and more.

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