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Philadelphia: Most Popular Articles

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Philadelphia Eagles Trivia Quiz
Take our Philadelphia Eagles trivia quiz and see how well you know the Philadelphia Eagles NFL Football team.
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.
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.
Southwest Airlines Announces New Flight...
Southwest Airlines has announced its schedule and fare structure to and from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The Best Ways to Get From New York City to...
Cheapest and Best Ways to Travel Between Philadelphia and New York
Free Philadelphia Museums – Free Things...
Covering subjects including chemistry, history, art and even shoes, there are several free museums to visit in Philadelphia.
Where to Stay on a Visit to Philadelphia
Best Neighborhoods to Stay in When Visiting Philadelphia
A Guide to Philadelphia Strip Clubs
A guide to bikini bars, strip clubs and gentleman's clubs in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia's 10 most romantic restaurants
If romance is on your agenda this Valentine's Day, consider making a reservation at one of these Philly restaurants.
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.
List of Philadelphia-area Colleges and...
A guide to all colleges and universities in the Greater Philadelphia and South Jersey area.
Famous Philadelphians - Nine Richest Philadelph...
From Forbes' list of the 400 richest Americans, these nine live in the Greater Philadelphia / South Jersey area.
Philadelphia International Airport Parking Tips
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.
Jersey Shore Beach Guide
A guide to the beaches of New Jersey Shore from Long Beach Island to Cape May Point, NJ
Top Ten Attractions in the Greater Philadelphia...
A guide to the top ten attractions for local residents and tourists in the Greater Philadelphia area
The Best Secondhand Shopping in Philadelphia
There was a time, long, long ago, when people shopped at secondhand stores purely out of necessity.
Historic African American Places in the Greater...
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.
Choosing a Philadelphia Newspaper
Discover the newspapers that cover the Philadelphia area, including dailies, weeklies, special-interest papers and more.
Top Old City Philadelphia and Penn's Landing...
There are more than 100 places to eat in the Old City / Penn's Landing area of Philadelphia. We've selected eight 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.
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.
Elements of an Authentic Philly Cheesesteak
Philly cheesesteaks are easy to find in the City of Brotherly Love, but uncovering the best Philadelphia cheesesteak is not quite as simple.
How to Order a Philly Cheesesteak
Instructions for ordering cheesesteaks in Philly
Pennsylvania Dutch History and Culture
Pennsylvania Dutch History and Culture
Getting to Philadelphia
Getting to Philadelphia - Traveling to Philadelphia By Train - Traveling to Philadelphia By Car - Traveling to Philadelphia by Bus - Flying to Philadelphia
A Philadelphia Valentine's Day
Valentine's Day ideas for Philadelphia, including romantic restaurants, date ideas and more.
Atlantic City Adult Entertainment - A Guide to...
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.
6 of Philly's Favorite Soft Pretzel Bakeries
Where to get authentic soft pretzels in Philadelphia.
Musical Artists From Philadelphia
A list of famous musicians and performers from Philadelphia.
Cheap Dates in Philadelphia and South Jersey -...
Ideas for fun cheap dates in Greater Philadelphia.
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.
What Makes a Great Philly Cheesesteak
What makes Philly cheesesteaks the best.
The Best Philadelphia Breakfast Restaurants
The twelve best Philadelphia breakfasts.
TV Providers in Philadelphia
A list of Philadelphia cable and satellite TV providers.
Meet The Real World Philadelphia Cast
Meet the cast of seven guys and gals that make up the cast of the 15th season of MTV's The Real World, this year set in Philadelphia, PA.
Liberty Bell Facts and Figures
Ever wonder how much the Liberty Bell weighs? Or how the Liberty Bell got its famous crack? Read on for facts about the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia.
Behind the Mush: The History of Pennsylvania...
The history behind Pennsylvania scrapple.
The 10 best Italian restaurants in Philadelphia
Whether you're craving a Neopolitan pizza or a dish of made-from-scratch pasta, you'll find it at the 10 best Italian restaurants in Philadelphia.
Stuck in Traffic
A look at the reasons for traffic congestion on the highways of the Greater Philadelphia and South Jersey area.
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.
Indoor Shopping Malls in Center City Philadelphia
Indoor Malls in Center City Philadelphia
King of Prussia Mall
Guide to the King of Prussia Mall
Philadelphia Costume Rental and Buying 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.
History of The Liberty Bell - Page 2
A detailed history of The Liberty Bell, located in Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia, PA
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.
Snack food factory tours in Lancaster County, PA
A guide to snack food factory tours in Lancaster County PA, just a short drive from Philadelphia.
It All Began in Philadelphia
American independence was declared in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. Learn the history behind it.
Old City Philadelphia Bars, Clubs and...
A guide to the best bars, clubs and entertainment in Old City Philadelphia.
Montgomery County PA Schools - Page 2
A guide to the public, private and parochial elementary, middle and high schools in Montgomery County Pennsylvania.
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.
March Events Calendar in Philadelphia
March Events Calendar in 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.
Bucks County, PA Public, Private and Parochial...
A guide to the public, private and parochial elementary, middle and high schools in Bucks County Pennsylvania.
Philadelphia Visual Arts - Philadelphia Visual...
A list of free galleries, art museums and public art in Philadelphia.
Haunted Philadelphia
From prisons to battlegrounds to graveyards, learn about the most haunted locations in Philadelphia.
The Liberty Bell - Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently asked questions about the Liberty Bell located in Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia, PA.
Queen Village - Philadelphia Neighborhood Profile
A profile of Philadelphia's Queen Village neighborhood, including history, restaurants, real estate information and more.
6 of Philly's Very Best Cheesesteak Spots
Where to find the best cheesesteaks in Philadelphia.
Longwood Gardens Events and Rates
Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square is the nations premier horticultural garden.
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.
How to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in...
St. Patrick's Day Events 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.
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.
The best seafood restaurants in Philadelphia
Craving seafood? These seafood restaurants in Philadelphia will save you a trip to the Jersey shore.
April Events Calendar in Philadelphia
April Events Calendar in Philadelphia
Information on Philadelphia's Fairmount/Art Museum area, including history, restaurant picks, things to do, schools and more.
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.
Philadelphia's Best Beer Bars
A guide to the 10 best Philadelphia beer bars.
Pennsylvania Convention Center Opens Doors For...
The Pennsylvania Convention Center opens its doors for art tours and lectures with free lunchtime events showcasing their extensive art collection.
Fairmount Park Map
The Fairmount Park System Map Legend Allens Lane Awbury Park Bartram's Garden Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Chester County, PA Public, Private and...
A guide to the public, private and parochial elementary, middle and high schools in Chester County Pennsylvania.
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.
Philly's 10 Best Bicycle Shops
Hop in the saddle with help from these locally-owned, full-service bike shops.
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 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 top 12 Philadelphia-area Chinese restaurants
Craving dim sum? How about Peking duck? You'll find both at the best Chinese restaurants in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Farmers Market Listings
Locations, days and times for farmers markets in Philadelphia. Listed by neighborhood.
Winter Storm Center
Updated information on winter storm emergencies in the Greater Philadelphia Pennsylvania and South Jersey area.
Norwegian Cruise Line Builds on New U.S.-flag...
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.
Breweries in the Greater Philadelphia Area
A brief look at the history of taverns and beer in the City of Philadelphia from the time of William Penn to the present.
Parking lots near the Philadelphia Internationa...
Headed out of town? Here's your guide to valet and self-park parking near the Philadelphia International Airport.
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.
Choosing Accommodations in Philadelphia
Hotels and Other Options for Staying in Philly
Philadelphia's Gay Scene
Gay Philadelphia -Being Gay in Philadelphia - Philly's gay scene
Philadelphia Swimming Pools – Where to...
A list of gyms, parks, public pools and other places to go swimming in Philadelphia.
The life and contributions of Benjamin Franklin
A look at the life and times of Benjamin Franklin, American inventor, statesman and writer.
Atlantic City International Power Boat Show
The Atlantic City International Power Boat Show comes to the Atlantic City Convention Center February 6-10, 2008. The show features over 750 new 2008 models of motor and express yachts, sport fisherman, cruisers and sport boats, as well as the latest in nautical electronics, gear and accessories.
Bus carries that service Philadelphia
Wondering how to get from Philly to DC by bus? Or from Philly to NYC by bus? Here are the bus carriers that service Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Skate Parks
Skateboarding in Philadelphia - Philadelphia skate Parks
Behind the Whiz: The History of the Philly...
The history of the Philadelphia cheesesteak.
Delaware Valley Population and Demographics
What counties make up Philadelphia's Delaware Valley? And how many people live there? Find info about the Philadelphia population here!
October Events in Philadelphia
October Events in Philadelphia
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.
A Walking Tour of Downtown Philadelphia - Part...
Join us as we take a walk through the historic areas of old city Philadelphia.
Irish Pubs and Restaurants in Philadelphia
As one of the nation's oldest cities Philadelphia saw large numbers of Irish immigrants as early as the 17th century with Irish Quakers and their Irish Catholic servants and continuing into the 20th century. Many of those immigrants settled in the region giving Philadelphia one of the nation's largest Irish-American populations. As a result, there are a large number of Irish Pubs and Restaurants located in the area.
Want to try the best pizza in Philly? Here's...
Where can you find the best pizza in Philly? Judge for yourself by comparing the pies at these seven Philadelphia pizza favorites.
Nether Providence / Wallingford Named to Money...
Money Magazine has named Nether Providence / Wallingford PA as one of their top ten places to live for 2007, but is the ranking really deserved or is the data inaccurate?
Washington, DC and Philadelphia Tour - Inspired...
Detailed information on the Washington, DC and Philadelphia Tour inspired by the Movie National Treasure which opens in theaters November 19, 2004.
SEPTA Strike History and What to Do During a...
An overview of the history and effects of SEPTA strikes, plus information on what to do during a SEPTA strike in Philadelphia
The Top 10 Philadelphia Summer Activities
The top 10 summertime activities in Philadelphia.
Episode 5: "Gunning for Karamo"
A summary of episode 5 of The Real World Philadelphia entitled Gunning for Karamo.
The 7 best steakhouses in Philadelphia
Craving a meal you can really sink your teeth into? Make a reservation at any of these Philly steakhouses, each earning high praise from diners.
Vegetarian Philly Cheesesteak Recipe
A vegetarian/vegan Philly cheesesteak recipe, straight from Philadelphia.
June Events Calendar in Philadelphia
A list of June festivals, shows and other special events and celebrations in Philadelphia and South Jersey.
Independence Hall in Philadelphia
Visiting Independence Hall. Philadelphia.
The Old City Waterfront: A Family Walking Tour
Directions for a brief walking tour of Philadelphia's Old City waterfront.
Philly Spring Cleanup
Learn more about this day of outdoor volunteering in Philadelphia, including how you can participate.
Where Philly shops for Valentine's Day...
Seeking a gift that'll really knock 'em dead this Valentine's Day? These stores will surely help you think outside the heart-shaped chocolates box.
Philadelphia Sidewalk Snow Removal
Information about Philadelphia's sidewalk snow-removal code and where to find snow shovelers.
Xfinity Live! - South Philadelphia’s Mega Sports and Entertainment Venue
Philadelphia-Area Shopping Malls
The Philadelphia area's best shopping malls
May Events Calendar in Philadelphia and South...
May kicks off with the Broad Street Run and culminates with Memorial Day weekend.
Philly Cheesesteak Recipes
A collection of Philly cheesesteak recipes from classic beef to vegetarian.
South Philadelphia Profile
Information on South Philadelphia area, including history, restaurant picks, things to do, and more.
Philadelphia Polling Places
How to find your Philadelphia polling place, discover how long polls are open for voting and more.
Philadelphia's Top 10 Kid-Friendly Attractions
The top family-friendly children's attractions in Philadelphia and the suburbs.
Pop a cork and raise a glass to Philly's best...
Your favorite varietal is always on the wine list at these Italian BYOBs in Philly, the best of their kind in the city.
The seven best spots to explore Thai cuisine in...
Spice up your dinner routine with a visit to Philly's most buzzed-about Thai restaurants
Franklin Institute in Philadelphia
Franklin Institute in Philadelphia - The Franklin Museum
The Best Tours of Philadelphia's Historical...
See all that Philly's historic district has to offer with these guided tours.
Philadelphia Restaurant Deals, Coupons –...
Eat for less: Use these coupons and discounts to restaurants and bars in Greater Philadelphia.
African American Cultural Events and Resources...
Your Guide's picks for African American cultural events and resources in Philadelphia.
Halloween Events in Philadelphia - Haunted...
Haunted Houses and other Events to Celebrate Halloween in Philadelphia
Philadelphia's Architectural Tradition
The City of Philadelphia features outstanding examples of every important style and period, from works by the Colonial-era, carpenter-architects, to modern masterpieces. In this feature we look at examples of Philadelphia's 19 Century architecture.
How to Register for Public School in Philadelph...
A step by step guide to public school registration for Philadelphia Public Schools.
The best playgrounds in Philadelphia and the...
The best playgrounds in Philadelphia and the suburbs.
New Bolton Center of the University of PA's...
In suburban Philadelphia's Chester County we have the nation's preeminent facility to treat horses who have suffered serious and life-threatening injuries. It is, of course, the New Bolton Center of the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine.
Episode 3: "Bed-swapping Begins"
A summary of episode 3 of The Real World Philadelphia entitled Bed-swapping Begins.
The History of the Philadelphia Soft Pretzel
The history of the Philadelphia soft pretzel.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
Will the challenges of the past prepare the Philadelphia Inquirer for the future?
Facts About Citizens Bank Park
A bullet point list of basic facts about Citizens Bank Park, the new home of the Philadelphia Phillies baseball team.
Episode 1 - Welcome to Philly!
A summary of episode 1 of The Real World Philadelphia entitled Welcome to Philly!
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.
Top 10 Philadelphia Sports Books
Our picks for the top Philadelphia sports books.
Philadelphia Gay and Lesbian Scene - Page 2
An overview of the thriving Philadelphia Washington West scene and other key Center City spots, as well as gay-friendly New Hope, a charming arts community about 45 minutes away in Bucks County.
Your by-the-numbers look at the new Schuylkill...
Debuted in October 2014, the Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk is the latest addition to the Philly cityscape.
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.
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 Italian Market in Philadelphia
The Italian Market in Philadelphia is one of the oldest and largest outdoor markets in the United States. It remains one of the best places in the city to find great food in a unique setting.
The Liberty Bell Center - Fact Sheet
Everything you need to know about the new Liberty Bell Center in Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia, PA.
Philadelphia Festival of Forgotten Foods Photos
Photos from the 2009 Philadelphia Festival of Forgotten Foods at the Reading Terminal Market.
Here's to you, Founding Fathers: The 6 best...
A tour of Philly's historic sites warrants a stiff drink and a hot meal. You'll find both at these bars, located just steps from the Liberty Bell.
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.
Longwood Gardens Photos
Photos taken at Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
The 8 most romantic locations in all of...
The seven most romantic spots in Philadelphia for Valentine's Day, anniversaries, engagements and every occasion in between.
Freehold - The Largest Little City in New Jersey
Freehold, New Jersey, the childhood home of Bruce Springsteen, is a town with a revamped downtown that mixes the best of mom and pop establishments, fancy eateries, and Victorian houses.
Wing Bowl 8 Photo Gallery Page 3 - Philadelphia
Photos from Wing Bowl 8 at the First Union Center in Philadelphia, from your About.com Guide
Terrell Owens is a Philadelphia Eagle
Terrell Owens has become a Philadelphia Eagle following negotiations between the Philadelphia Eagles, San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens.
World’s Largest Pajama Party, Part II
What's the best cure for the winter blues? A pajama party, of course! Philadelphia hosts the World’s Largest Pajama Party, Part II Featuring a new after-work party and popular bathrobe brunch.

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