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Some Philadelphia Institutions Forced To Close During Papal Visit

Museum Row in Philadelphia will see tons of foot traffic during the Pope’s visit at the end of September, so much so, that some of the institutions will be compelled to close, that weekend.

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Top Spots To View Wildlife Near Philadelphia

You’ll see plenty of historic buildings, monuments and museums in Philadelphia, but the City of Brotherly Love and its surrounding areas are also home to a good many parks, open spaces and other top spots for viewing wildlife.

07/04/2015

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Today Marks 50th Anniversary Of Nation’s First Public Demonstration For LGBT Rights That Took Place In Philadelphia

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the nation’s first public demonstration for LGBT rights. It took place right outside of Independence Hall.

07/04/2015

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City Officials Warn Don’t Bring Too Much Stuff To Fourth Of July Events

If you’re heading out to any of the signature July 4th events, especially the Party on the Parkway, don’t overdue it with the things you lug along with you.

07/04/2015

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Philadelphia’s Fourth Of July Celebration Underway

The birthplace of American independence is celebrating its 239th year with a bash like no other.

07/03/2015

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Pioneers Of The LGBT Rights Movement Reflect On Their History

Several of the founders of the movement recounted its roots and history at a panel discussion, convened as part of the 50th anniversary of the quest for LGBT rights.

07/03/2015

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Top Places To Play Paintball Near Philadelphia

Heed the call of duty; the skirmish field has a place for you, so play paintball and meet life full on. Here’s where to get it done.

07/03/2015

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Country’s First Gay Divorce Firm Opens In Philadelphia

A Philadelphia attorney has opened what he says is the first LGBTQ divorce firm.

07/02/2015

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Top Mixologist Bars In Philadelphia

Sometimes, the ol’ yank and fill from a generic tap just can’t cut it. In those dire times of drink distress when a general practitioner just won’t do, you deserve the focused care of a true drink specialist.

07/02/2015

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Veteran Substitute Teachers Are Unhappy With Pay Offered By New Firm

Veteran substitute teachers are frustrated over the pay being offered by a company now managing subs for Philadelphia schools.

07/02/2015

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National LGBT 50th Anniversary Celebration Begins Today In Philadelphia

The LGBT civil rights movement began in Philadelphia 50 years ago this 4th of July — and to mark the milestone — the city is kicking off a national four day celebration.

07/02/2015

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Pop-Up Pool Opens In Philadelphia

Officials say they hope to implement the pop-up concept in other pools around the city.

07/01/2015

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Top Fried Chicken Near Philadelphia

From a throwback roadside eatery to an upscale comfort food café, here’s a look at some of the top fried chicken places in the Philadelphia area.

07/01/2015

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Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, July 1

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

07/01/2015

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Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, June 30

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

06/30/2015

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