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Amy Needle

Stigall Show Log 7.4.14

Chris broadcasts live from Independence Visitors Center on the 4th of July. He talks to Ed Welch from the National Park Service at 6:20, Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday at 7:00, Amy Needle from Historic Philadelphia at 7:20, CBS 3’s Beasley Reece at 8:00, Author and descendent of George Washington, Austin Washington, at 8:20, and to Independence Visitors Center CEO Jim Cuorato at 8:50.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/04/2014

Franklin Square. (Credit: Dan Majka.)

Hear Philly: From Milkshakes To Mini Golf, Franklin Square Has It All

Renovated in 2006, Franklin Square is filled with a variety of activities, including Center City’s only 18-hole miniature golf course, designed after many favorite Philly spots.

03/13/2014

Franklin Square. (Credit: Dan Majka.)

Hear Philly: Family Fun At Center City’s Mini Golf Course

Franklin Square is filled with fun for the whole family, but perhaps nothing is more popular than Philly Mini Golf.

03/13/2014

(Independence Visitor Center president Jim Cuorato, Historic Philadelphia president Amy Needle, and IVC staffers inside the Historic Philadelphia gift shop.   Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Independence Visitor Center Finds Temporary Home During Gov’t Shutdown

The Independence Visitor Center, at 6th and Market Streets on Independence Mall, has set up a makeshift operation inside the nearby Historic Philadelphia Center, at 6th and Chestnut.

10/09/2013

(An historic reënactor leads a toast at City Tavern, 2nd and Walnut Streets.  Image from Historic Philadelphia video.)

Special Autumn Events Scheduled For Old City Philadelphia

Tourism officials are touting some special — and possibly spooky — events coming up next month in Old City.

09/24/2012

(The carousel in Franklin Square, near 7th and Vine Streets in center city Philadelphia.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Franklin Square Attractions Open For 6th Season Since Park’s Makeover

“The carousel is running, there’s miniature golf to play, and of course Squareburger to eat,” says Amy Needle, president and CEO of Historic Philadelphia, the agency that runs the tourist venue.

03/29/2012

(Some of the products available at non-profit The Center For Art In Wood in Old City. Credit: John McDevitt)

Creative Gifts That Give Back

Some of the non-profits in Philadelphia are offering hand made gift ideas with the proceeds going straight back into community programs.

12/02/2011

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The 4th Of July In Historic Philadelphia

Historic Philadelphia is the place to be this weekend, where you can visit the traveling “Civil War Road Show.” Amy Needle, the CEO of Historic Philadelphia, stopped by Talk Philly to talk about the events […]

07/01/2011

(As "Benjamin Franklin" watches, Independence National Historic Park superintendent Cynthia MacLeod addresses the graduating class of Historic Philadelphia's "Benstitute."  Photos by Karin Phillips)

Graduation Day For Philadelphia’s Historic Reënactors

The newest crop of Philadelphia historymakers and storytellers begin their work this Memorial Day weekend after graduating at a ceremony at the Betsy Ross House.

05/26/2011