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Philly attractions announce Saturday closures as blizzard approaches
Visitors and locals are hopefully ready to enjoy a winter wonderland this weekend as the threat of blizzard caused many of the city's attractions to close Saturday and impacted the Flyers' and Sixers' schedules. As Winter Storm Jonas approaches the …
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“Movies At The (Reading Terminal) Market” Kicks Off
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — It is one of Philadelphia's main attractions. Walking into Reading Terminal Market is like walking into a feast. But now, there's more to the venue than great food. Indoor movie screenings, to offer some alternative fun during …
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Camden's boulevard of unfulfilled dreams
That's how I see the Admiral Wilson Boulevard, which recently became the first South Jersey highway included in the online Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia (philadelphiaencyclopedia.org). But the erudite author of the encyclopedia entry takes a …
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Is Jim Kenney Philadelphia's First Mayor for Millennials?

Is Jim Kenney Philadelphia's First Mayor for Millennials?
This was a zoning meeting for a modest, 18-unit apartment building that would have replaced a 30-year-old vacant lot across from one of Philly's top tourist attractions, Pat's Steaks. The issue was parking, and more residents and more commercial space …
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Probe still active, no decision yet on McCoy charges
PHILADELPHIA – The place, which is tucked into one side of the entrance of a parking garage on Second Street, is easy to walk by without noticing. It doesn't welcome you. Either you belong there or keep walking. The windows and single glass … A short …
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THE CITY OF BROTHERLY LOVE FROM ABOVE: Get a unique view of Philadelphia from
A visitor photographs through an east facing window from the observation deck at One Liberty Place in Philadelphia. Geoff Patton – Montgomery Media. PHILADELPHIA >> It's Philly from the top. The hot, new, first-stop destination for tourists visiting …
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Super Bowl rings through the years

Super Bowl rings through the years
FILE – This July 22, 1981, file photo shows Philadelphia Eagles guard Woody Peoples displaying his Super Bowl ring on the first day of training camp, in West Chester, Pa. Peoples, a former Pro Bowl offensive lineman who played for the San Francisco …
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Is The Creepypasta “NoEnd House” Real? The Haunted House Legend Goes A Long
From real-life, reportedly haunted locations to classics like The Haunting of Hill House, and from creepy YouTube videos to the high-octane haunted attractions that have become all the rage during the Halloween season — well, let's just say I'm one of …
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Diggerland Announces Newest Attraction
America's only construction theme park is rolling into its third season, publicly revealing their latest attraction at the Philadelphia Auto Show. The ride, aptly named Shake N' Roll, offers children and their families the unique experience of …
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Town By Town: A Place to Stay Put
One of Upper Southampton's major attractions is its proximity to major highways, especially I-95 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike, "but it requires a knowledge of the back roads to get to them," Spadaccini says. It's not a place for those who want to …
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Napa explores downtown wireless Internet coverage
“We plan to cover the main attractions with our network,” said Schulze. “(Tourists) expect to find free Wi-Fi here the way they do in … Downtown St. Helena's modest size – and its correspondingly small technical requirements – may be the wireless …
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A muggy media tour of Super Bowl City
It's a wet and windy Friday morning and I'm on my way into the city for a “rain or shine” tour of Super Bowl City and the fan attractions that were built like a pop-up book in San Francisco's financial district. The day was already …. And on the left …
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THE CITY OF BROTHERLY LOVE FROM ABOVE: Get a unique view of Philadelphia from
A visitor photographs through an east facing window from the observation deck at One Liberty Place in Philadelphia. Geoff Patton – Montgomery Media. PHILADELPHIA >> It's Philly from the top. The hot, new, first-stop destination for tourists visiting …
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RTO+P Hypes Philly with 'Phillazillas'
The spot, entitled “Phillazillas” opens with shots of some of the city's lesser known tourist attractions (at least in comparison to the aforementioned behemoths), such as its waterfront, parks and Independence Beer Garden. Soon a giant Ben Franklin …
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Gallery 1001 to host Emily Caton Williams Heritage Exhibit

Gallery 1001 to host Emily Caton Williams Heritage Exhibit
After high school, she followed her passion with further training at Kansas State University, Kansas City Art Institute, Philadelphia Art and Music School and the Winfield College of Music. Throughout her adult life, Emily shared her passion with eager …
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Feb Club revamps student experience with new app
This year marks the 20th anniversary of Feb Club, a month-long series of events exclusively for seniors that takes place all over Philadelphia and beyond. Events range from musical performances to trips to famous attractions as well as free giveaways …
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Indego has inroads yet to make
Philadelphia officials overseeing the program will spend the winter analyzing data and reaching out to riders, to determine how to sell bike share's advantages to people feeling financial pressure. "Our goal is to learn from each station," said Aaron …
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Bewitching Bavaria

Bewitching Bavaria
While the first major migration of Germans to America in 1683 resulted in the founding of Germantown in the Philadelphia area, later immigrants pushed further west into the state. Many helped create the unique and vibrant Pennsylvania Dutch community …
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Yo! Philadelphia emojis have arrived
Ever wanted to text your significant other a LOVE statue emoji to express your feelings? Or WhatsApp a coworker an emoji of a Saxby's Coffee cup to make sure they don't forget to pick you up one? Or send a friend an emoji of Ben Franklin's face just …
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First Nickelodeon attraction in China to open by 2020
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) – Two Chinese companies are to build a Nickelodeon-branded attraction in Sanshui New Town, near the Southen city of Foshan, China. Partners in the deal are Sanshui New Town Management Committee and Hong Kong and …
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Deal: Visit Philadelphia this January and get free tickets to attractions and

Deal: Visit Philadelphia this January and get free tickets to attractions and
Philadelphia knows it's a chilly sell to draw tourists to the city in January. But now it makes this offer to offset the cold: Visit Philly this month and receive free hotel parking, free attraction tickets and a free night's stay. The deal: The Visit …
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23 festivals and events to check out in Philly in 2016
5-13: Visitors may roam through acres of trails, exhibits and attractions at The Philadelphia Flower Show, which this year is focused on the theme "Explore America." The horticultural event that dates back to 1829 will feature displays inspired by the …
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Tourism agency boosts hotel package amid slow hotel season
Along with that perk, visitors who opt for the "supersized" offering this month get a free Sunday night stay with a Friday and Saturday night booking, and tickets for four attractions and events in Philadelphia, including One Liberty Observation Deck …
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