Jan. 27, 2020

Philly Trivia: What Year Was the Philadelphia African American Museum Founded?


If you answered B, you're right! Founded in 1976, the Philadelphia African American Museum, which sits at the corner of 7th and Arch Street, uses a variety of exhibitions and programs to share the histories, stories and cultures of those of African descent. 

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Nov. 16, 2018

Huge new affordable housing development progresses on Chinatown fringe

Philadelphia's Chinatown, one of the oldest on the East Coast, is also one of the city's most densely populated neighborhoods. It's also largely built out, with very little land available for building; most construction activity in the neighborhood consists of renovations of or additions to existing structures ...

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Posted in Chinatown
April 6, 2018

Restaurant rap: 3 great sandwiches at the Reading Terminal Market

After the Liberty Bell, the Reading Terminal Market is the top visitor attraction in Philly. That's right, visitor attraction: the 122-year-old food emporium welcomes hundreds of thousands of out-of-towners through its doors each year.

Unlike us locals, most of them are there to get something to eat now, not ...

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Posted in Center City, Chinatown
April 19, 2016

The Chinese Lantern Festival: A Bright Idea at Franklin Square

Sure, Franklin Square is fun by day—whether munching on a snack from SquareBurger; playing 18 holes at Philly’s only mini golf course; or riding on the beautiful Parx Liberty Carousel, there is no shortage of fun in the park. 

But this Friday, as part of the 10th anniversary ...

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