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Top National Parks Near PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia is rich in U.S. history and culture, qualities which are reflected in many of the nearby national parks. Here are a few that top the list for Philly residents and visitors alike.
Developers Break Ground On 'Philadelphia's Most Prestigious Residential Address'A luxury high-rise developer is raising the bar even higher by breaking ground for 500 Walnut Street.
Another Long Sentence For Brutal Attacks in Old City Tourism AreaThe judge, noting that one victim suffered some permanent injuries, said the defendant, Santos Centeno, is lucky he isn't facing a murder conviction.
Top Burritos In PhiladelphiaFrom your standard beef or chicken to more creative options like goat or sweet potato, these are the top spots to fill your belly with a hefty burrito.
Top Free Tours In PhiladelphiaA visit to Philadelphia doesn't have to break the bank. There are lots of free tours visitors can take advantage of to get a taste of what the city has to offer.
Developer Hoping To Appease National Park Service With Condo Design For 5th & WalnutBecause of its proximity to Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, the National Park Service is getting involved in the project.
Philly Officials, Merchants Say Rainy June Dampened Summer TourismGreater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation president Meryl Levitz says there were some key factors that made this summer no record setter.
Bomb-Sniffing Dog Now On Patrol Around Independence Mall Law enforcement officials at Independence National Historical Park have a new partner, a canine ranger named "Ken Franklin."
Top Exhibits To Visit This Summer In PhiladelphiaWhile everyone knows that Philadelphia is steeped in history, it's also been at the forefront of culture, arts and science. Here are five summer exhibits worth visiting.
For Its 30th Anniversary, Mural Arts Program to Host a World-Traveling Meal EventThe Mural Arts Program has announced a new project that takes art "beyond the wall."
Automatic US Budget Cuts Would Hit Philly Tourist Spots, Children's ProgramsThis was supposed to be the crisis that wasn't. Now, the impact of some of the expected local cuts would be felt all across the Delaware Valley.
Possible Civil War Cannon Shot Found On Independence Square A contractor, grinding a tree stump in Independence Square on Wednesday, made a not so routine discovery.