Philly News

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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Posted in History, Philly News
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! 

Hale and True + BBQ at South Philly Smökhaus - August 31st ...

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June 28, 2019

Things to do in Philly During Fourth of July

When it comes the birthplace of America, there are almost too many events to choose from! If you're not sure what to do during America's birthday, don't worry, we have a list of events we think you'll love to attend during Independence Day: 

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May 30, 2019

Philly Trivia: What Philly Green Space is Considered the Largest Landscaped Garden in the World?

If you said Fairmount Park, you're right! At 9,200 acres, it is considered the largest landscaped garden in the world. 

Posted in Philly News
May 30, 2019

Top Things to Do in Philly in June

The weather is warming up, the sun is shining and things are happening all throughout Philly during June! With the help of Visit Philly, here are our top picks for events and happenings during this summer month: 

 

Philly Beer Week, May 31st-June 9th: Philadelphia is hands down one ...

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Posted in Philly News
April 30, 2019

Things to Do in Philly During Memorial Day Weekend

The unofficial start of summer is around the corner- if you're looking to avoid the shore, but unsure about what's happening in the city, we've got you covered with a list of fun events happening in the area courtesy of Visit Philly

 

Parks on Tap ...

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Posted in Philly News
March 29, 2019

Philly Trivia: Approximately How Many Murals Does Philly Have?

If you guessed D, you're right! The city is estimated to have 2,000 murals and is often cited as having more public art than any other city in the country! 

Posted in History, Philly News
March 29, 2019

Top Events in Philly During April

While there is ALWAYS something to do in Philly, here are our top picks for April! 

 

Philly Wine Week: April 1 - April 7

It's Wine Time all week in the city as restaurants, wine bars and event spaces come together during the first week of April to ...

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Feb. 28, 2019

Tops Picks for Women's History Month Events in Philly

Philadelphia has a variety of events both honoring the history of women, and celebrating their bright future. 

Below are our top picks for events to celebrate Women's History Month, courtesy of Uwishunu

 

1. International Womxn's Day at Asian Arts Initiative 

Taking place on Friday, march ...

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