Old City

June 28, 2019

Philly Trivia: How Many Times is the Liberty Bell Tapped on the Fourth of July?

If you said B, you're right on the money! The bell is tapped thirteen times to represent the original 13 colonies. 

Posted in History, Old City
March 1, 2019

What Philly Hospital was the First in the US?

If you guessed C, then you're right! Pennsylvania Hospital was the first hospital of our nation, originally opening its doors on Market Street in 1752. It remained a standalone hospital for over two centuries before merging with the University of Pennsylvania Health Care system in 1997. 

 

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Posted in History, Old City
Nov. 30, 2018

Where to Get in the Holiday 'Spirits'

Each year around this time we start to get in the spirit by decorating or playing holiday music...or both. This year, we thought there’s no better way to get in the spirit than by getting into the spirits! We’ve rounded up some of our favorite spots to cozy up ...

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April 9, 2018

3 More Pieces of Evidence the Thrillist Editors Don't Get Out All That Much

Maybe you subscribe to Thrillist, the online site that offers guides to the best of just about everything Millennials care about, especially beer, burgers and restaurants, but not only those. Or maybe you don't. It's worth checking out (it's free to subscribe) if only to compare the ...

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