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Concierge Advice from Albert Lee at the Independence Visitor Center

Concierge Advice from Albert Lee at the Independence Visitor Center June 23, 2010 | Events, Hotels, What's New | Read More
  Trusty concierge Albert Lee, also known as Mr. Philadelphia I wanted to find out what a concierge might tell people about Philly and where to hang out, so I sent some questions to Albert Lee, concierge at the Independence Visitor Center at the corner of 6th and Market. Here’s what he wrote...

Still stuck in Philly because of that volcanic ash?

Still stuck in Philly because of that volcanic ash? April 19, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
If you’re still looking for exciting events to keep you entertained while your flight home is grounded, read on. Visit the famous Philadelphia Antiques Show, which benefits Penn Medicine, at the Navy Yard.  Show ends Tuesday, April 20th. On Monday, April 19th, broaden your musical horizons at...

What are all those weird sculptures doing around town?

What are all those weird sculptures doing around town? April 5, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The Phillie Phanatic If you’re not a baseball fan, you might not be familiar with the beloved Phillies’ mascot, the Phillie Phanatic. The Phanatic is an indescribable green creature who kind of resembles ALF, the Alien Life Form of television history, and likes to dance and make fun of opposing...

Spotlight on: Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens — March 19th to April 19th

Spotlight on: Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens — March 19th to April 19th March 22, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
What are the Magic Gardens, and what’s so magical about them?  The Magic Gardens are the workshop and outdoor gallery of Philadelphia mosaic artist Isaiah Zagar.  “Who’s he?” you’re probably asking.  He’s an incredible pioneering artist.  A visionary.  A passionate man with an insatiable...

My favorite pastime in Philadelphia…

My favorite pastime in Philadelphia… March 20, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
…is going to open houses.  Yes, it’s kinda weird, and realtors probably don’t like having to entertain someone who has no intention of buying the house, but it’s the best way I know of to get a sense of Philadelphia’s rich architectural diversity.  On any given Sunday (especially in the spring,...

Must Do’s in Philadelphia

Must Do’s in Philadelphia March 19, 2010 | Events, Food, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
If you’ve never been to Philadelphia before, you might feel overwhelmed by all of the exciting things to do here.  Do you visit the famous historic sites?  Catch a show or a concert by the Philadelphia Orchestra?  See the Eagles play at Lincoln Financial Field or the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park? ...

Where to Find Special Events, Show Listings, and Current Philly News

Where to Find Special Events, Show Listings, and Current Philly News March 18, 2010 | Events, Food, Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
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...
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