Philadelphia Warnings and Dangers

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  • 1. North Philadelphia

    Let me tell you first hand North Philly is infested with trash. My husband and I transplanted here 2 years ago from Nyc and it was the worst mistake we have ever made. My husband and I are Puerto...

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  • 2. Big City Survival Tactics

    Listen im from philadelphia 56th and Catherine to be exact ......aside from the apperances philadelphia is a city of neighborhoods not gangs...there are no gangs in philadelphia we despise them..we...

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  • 3. Center City

    Be very careful in the center city area concerning parking in the evening. Many small parking lots in center city don't have attendants in the evening hours. They have automated machines that you have...

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  • 5. Parking fees

    When you are travelling to Philadelphia by car you should add $20-25 dollars for parking in the city center.The city center has a lot of parking garages and...

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  • 6. Don't drive in Phily during rush hours

    As the topic says you shouldn't drive though Philadelphia in rush hours.I drove to Philadelphia a couple of times and chose to wait until around 9-10 PM to...

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  • 7. Original Bookbinders

    Don't go to the Original Bookbinder's. The once famous Philly landmark seafood restaurant is now closed down. Update: It looks to have reopened. Now, the only...

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  • 8. North Philadelpia . . .

    Ok where to start first of all i have lived in north philadelphia all of my life and honestly there is nothing to be scared of. If you are so worried about your...

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  • 9. On the outskirts of center city

    Unfortunately, just like any other city we have our bad neighbourhoods as well. If you are visiting Philadelphia and staying in center city, be wary of where...

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  • 10. not safe to roam

    The crime statistics for Philadelphia are right off the charts. (a quote from wikipedia: "Philadelphia was ranked by Morgan Quitno as the 6th most-dangerous...

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  • 11. The "iffy" pretzels

    Philadelphia is home of the soft pretzel. In fact, the pretzel was invented here. But Philly is known for the soft pretzel. Forget about NYC and other places...

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  • 12. The madness is coming . . .

    This peaceful looking historic building was once the Seamen's Church Institute. Constructed in 1902, the building was placed on the Philadelphia Register of...

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  • 13. City Hall disorients traffic patterns

    William Penn atop Philadelphia's City Hall is a great visual cue to keep oriented whilst in Center City, but causes havoc when you are trying to drive around...

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  • 14. Dali Exhibit sold out 2 weeks in advance

    If you want to see the Dali exhibit at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, it is a good idea to get them ahead of the time. Otherwise you will miss the opportunity...

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  • 15. Hotel Room Service Scam

    Apparently, some of the hotels in Philadelphia's downtown area have been having a problem with waiters from various temp agencies (who are not hotel employees)...

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  • 16. Camden NJ

    This is a city across the river. The waterfront has a stellar acuarium and an air carrier and can be visited by a water taxi.I did take the NJ subway line into...

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  • 17. The hoods

    Treat the hoods as a drive-through territory in the Philly metro area at night. Don't try your luck. If you're walking late at night a deserted street cross to...

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  • 18. I recommend not driving if...

    I recommend not driving if you're a visitor and you plan to spend most of your time in Center City, simply because you won't need to. If you do rent a car,...

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  • 19. Don't ever drive with your own...

    Don't ever drive with your own car and look for new tires or a broken trunk locker....you'll spend half of your vacation getting the new tires rotated so they...

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  • 20. Picture says it all....don't...

    Picture says it all....don't leave yer bike around for too long...:-) Note: this is not my bike and I don'tknow how long it had been standing theretill it got...

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  • 21. If you rent a car, before you...

    If you rent a car, before you leave your car you have to not only lock your car but also park your car near to crowded area. Do not put anything inside the car...

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  • 22. Umm, if you're a 15 year old...

    Umm, if you're a 15 year old kid with a large suitcase coming out of a bus station. Don't happily give your stuff to the first self confessed taxi driver that...

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  • 23. Ghostbusters Building

    Watch out for Ghosts!! This is also where the staypuff marshmellow man came and destroyed this building.

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