Philly News

July 1, 2020

Things to do in Philly During July

Philadelphia is still in the yellow phase, but residents and visitors alike can still enjoy themselves in the city and surrounding areas! Take a look at our list below of the top things to do during July: 

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May 4, 2020

Philly Trivia: How Much Did the First General Purpose Computer Weigh?

 

If you said A, you're right! The first general purpose computer weighed 27 tons. 

 

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May 4, 2020

Virtual Tours of Philadelphia Museums

While we continue to self isolate, multiple museums around the world have partnered up with Google to offer virtual tours of their collections, giving people a glimpse of masterpieces they know and love without putting themselves and others at risk of spreading the Coronavirus. 

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March 2, 2020

Things to Do in Philly During March

Winter is winding down and Spring is about to arrive, and we can't wait! The city is still abuzz with activities regardless of the temperature, and we have a list of the top happenings we think you should attend this month! 

 

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Jan. 27, 2020

Things to Do in Philly During Valentine's Day Weekend

Want to take your sweetie out for Valentine's Day Weekend but not sure where to go or what to do? We've got you covered with some events you and your favorite valentine can attend! 

 

Philadelphia Auto Show: February 8th to the 17th

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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. 4, 2019

Things to do in Philly During November

The temps are cooling, but Philly is still comin' in hot with events happening all throughout the city! With so much to do, we've put together a list- with the help of Uwishunu- of the top events you should check out in the city for November! 

 

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Aug. 29, 2019

Philly Trivia: Which Philly Bridge is the Oldest in the Nation?

If you said D, you're right! The Frankford Avenue Bridge, aka Pennypack Bridge is the oldest surviving bridge in America! Originally built in 1697 at the request of William Penn and called the King's Highway Bridge at the time , it served as an important link between Philadelphia and ...

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Aug. 1, 2019

Philly Trivia: Philadelphia is Home to the Most Amount of Paintings in What Style?

If you said C, correct! Outside of Paris, Philly is home to the largest collection of Impressionistic paintings! 

Aug. 1, 2019

Things to Do in Philly During Labor Day Weekend

So much to do over the Labor Day Weekend, so little time! Don't worry though: with the help of visitphilly.com, we have a list of some exciting events and festivals over the holiday weekend. Check it out! 

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