If you’re traveling to Philadelphia, you’ll want to check out the following media websites for information to help you plan your trip. Go to these sites for information about special events, show listings, and important news headlines. And then check out the venues and nearby places to eat on NileGuide’s Philadelphia pages!
http://www.philly.com is the launch site for several local media outlets, including The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Daily News, and Phrequency (an online lifestyle magazine about Philadelphia music, art, and fashion).
http://www.uwishunu.com is a blog with daily posts about special events and deals across the city, particularly those at arts and cultural venues that tourists don’t usually frequent.
http://www.phillyfunguide.com showcases local events, deals, and listings conveniently organized into categories, including “Museums,” “Tours,” “Kids,” and the ever-popular “Free.”
http://www.phillymag.com is the website of the well-known Philadelphia Magazine, which offers all kinds of listings, reviews, and interesting articles relevant to locals and visitors.
http://www.philadelphiaweekly.com is the website of one of Philly’s free weekly publication that focuses on local cultural events, politics, and goings-on about the city. You’ll find movie and theater listings and reviews, concert listings, and interesting insights into Philadelphia’s character.
http://citypaper.net is another free weekly publication written entirely by locals, with a focus on arts, culture, and politics. Between this and Philly Weekly, you should be able to get a great feel for current events and issues in Philadelphia.
If you’d rather have news and current events already filtered for you, check out www.phawker.com or www.philebrity.com, both of which refine information from other media sources and present listings and stories for a younger, hipper audience.