I know Philly has a bit of a rough-around-the edges, blue collar reputation, but as long as you're not an opposing team at a professional sporting event, the locals are really friendly!
They don't... more
I know a lot has been written about the cheese steak. I read a lot of reviews before going and thought I knew what to expect, but there was one surprise. The steak actually tastes juicy and there... more
As part of the Society of Friends (aka "Quakers"), William Penn founded this city to be a beacon of tolerance, dignity, and thoughtfulness. Ben Franklin was enraptured by such a community, and tried... more
First of all, I don't recommend visiting Philly during snow season -- weather here can be less than ideal.
Secondly, I don't recommend using a car when visiting here. Walking and mass transit are far... more
Philadelphia is full of art, if you look carefully, you can find wonderful murals on the sides of builds all over philadelphia. Done by local artist these great paints seem to last and can depict... more
This place was so crowded, I couldn't wait to get out. I heard about it for years, and always wanted to go.
I will never go again. It is definately, a 'seen it been there, done that' activity.
This is the new addition to Philly's arts district. This new building features a 2,500 seat Verison Hall designed for the Philadelphia Orchestra and the Perelman Theater that seat 650. The Kimmel... more
Philadelphia is a collection of wonderful neighborhoods of all sizes, vintage, and description. I found the city to be very "human" in much of its scale...and rather quiet by comparison to Boston or...