Independence Visitor Center
There’s a lot happening in Philadelphia this week, in the days leading up to and following the Fourth of July.
There’s concern that the partial government shutdown may have permanently hurt business at a popular ball room space located inside the Independence Visitor’s Center.
The Visitor Center, at 6th and Market Streets, is on federal property but gets only one-fifth of its funding from the federal government.
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.
The Independence Visitor Center hosted a Norwegian youth marching band Monday afternoon. They wowed the crowd with traditional, classical and popular music.
Hundreds of folks gathered at the National Constitution Center during the wee small hours of the morning, to help build enough hoagies that have a combined weight heavier than a baby elephant. It’s part of the Wawa Welcome America celebration.
Dozens gathered as Nutter hoisted the ceremonial sledgehammer and tapped the first keg of Philly Beer Week.
Philadelphia isn’t just America’s fifth largest city, it’s also iconic and full of history, which is perfect grist for filmmakers and film buffs alike.
A Philadelphia pastry shop institution baked a free red, white and blue ‘Happy Birthday America’ cake, and served it up, along with plenty of cupcakes at the Independence Visitor Center.
The Phanatic arrived today at the Independence Visitor Center wearing colonial-style clothing, to unveil the new book, “Phillie Phanatic’s Philadelphia Story.”
The Independence Visitor Center marked a milestone on Thursday when the 20-millionth visitor walked through the doors of the facility at 6th and Market Streets.