PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A just released Gallup/Knight Foundation study found Philadephians have a greater connnection to their city. Pollsters found three qualities that generated the passion for where we live: social aspects, openess, and beauty
The Dining Car on Frankford Avenue is a gathering place, and one look around seems to confirm the poll.
Helen Morrison was having lunch with a friend and in the booth right across from her, her son Mark and his wife, Jo:
“He was born and raised and still living in the same zip code. He never moved out of ’14,” a reference to the zip code 19114.
Mark: “we came out for lunch and she just happened to be here.”
Michelle: “Unbelievable. Only in the Northeast.”
Mark: “Yes, Absolutely.”
Michelle: “Isn’t that cool to be so close to family?”
Jo: “Absolutely…it’s the way to be.
All of them say there is no place like home.
Reported by: Michelle Durham, KYW Newsradio