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October 24, 2014

Coming Attraction: The Barnes Foundation Presents William Glackens, The First Major Survey On The Philadelphia-Born Painter In More Than 40 Years, Opening Saturday, November 8

Any day of the year, a visit to The Barnes Foundation on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway involves an awe-inspiring permanent collection featuring 181 Renoirs, 69 Cézannes and 59 Matisses, along with works by Manet, Degas, Seurat, Prendergrast, Titian, Picasso and so much more. This fall and winter, in addition to the remarkable collection, visitors to […]

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October 24, 2014

Now Open: Nordstrom Rack Is Open For Business On Chestnut Street Today, Friday, October 24

A photo posted by nordstromrack (@nordstromrack) on Oct 10, 2014 at 6:32am PDT Nordstrom Rack is now open on Chestnut Street, joining the influx of new retailers to recently open in Center City. Get shopping! A wave of new retail options has washed over Center City this fall, with big retailers like Century 21 and Uniqlo […]

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October 24, 2014

Wursthaus Schmitz At Reading Terminal Market Celebrates National Bologna Day Today, Friday, October 24

Now here’s a holiday that’s worthy of serious observation: National Bologna Day. Leave it to the fine folks at Wursthaus Schmitz in the Reading Terminal Market to give a lunchmeat celebration its due, evoking memories of Oscar Meyer meals past and one-upping them with house-made artisanal goodness. After all, chef Jeremy Nolen is the author […]

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October 23, 2014

Now Open: Century 21 Department Store Debuts Designer Deals In Its Brand-New Philadelphia Store On Market Street

Philadelphia’s rapidly expanding shopping scene feels like it has welcomed fashionable new era. Now, style-seekers in Philadelphia have serious options for shopping not only High Street stores and independent boutiques, but also super-high-end designer goods — at low prices, to boot. Today, Century 21 Department Store opened its first Philadelphia store on Market Street. A […]

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October 23, 2014

Family-Friendly Actvities And Amazing Carving Displays At Moravian Tile Works Pumpkinfest In Doylestown, Saturday, October 25

There are jack o’lanterns, and then there are jack o’lanterns. This Saturday, head to historic Doylestown for one of the region’s most popular annual fall events: Pumpkinfest. During this squash-centric celebration, an array of impressive carvers will create glowing works of art out of enormous pumpkins. We’re talking 100 to 300 pounders. By the end […]

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October 22, 2014

Coming Attraction: The National Constitution Center To Display One Of 12 Surviving Copies Of The Bill Of Rights In Constituting Liberty, Opening, Thursday, October 30

The first 10 amendments to the United States Constitution grant the freedoms of speech, of the press, the right to peaceably assemble and many other empowering privileges enjoyed by Americans. Soon, visitors to Philadelphia’s National Constitution Center will be able to not only learn about the founding documents, but also see the authentic document that […]

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October 22, 2014

Longwood Gardens’ Chrysanthemum Festival Returns, Featuring More Than 20,000 Beautiful Blooms, October 25-November 23

With the autumn season now in full swing, Longwood Gardens gorgeous property makes for a perfect place to find nature’s colorful foliage, or to tuck indoors to take in the beautiful blooms of the expansive conservatory. This Saturday, October 25, Longwood Gardens opens its annual Chrysanthemum Festival, which features more than 20,000 blooming chrysanthemums grown […]

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October 21, 2014

Must-See Exhibition: The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Debuts The Sweeping Retrospective Paul Strand: Master Of Modern Photography, On View Now Through January 4, 2015

Nowadays, everyone is a photographer. Smartphone cameras and Instagram have enabled the general public to take on the photographic medium like never before, giving rise to a widespread contemporary appreciation for the craft. This fall, the Philadelphia Museum of Art gives photography fans the chance to cull tips from one of the greatest masters of […]

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October 21, 2014

Eastern State Penitentiary’s Terror Behind The Walls Named The Scariest Place In America; Get $3 Off Tickets With Code VISITPHILLY31

Fancy a good fright this Halloween season? Eastern State Penitentiary’s truly terrifying Terror Behind The Walls turns the fright factor way up on fall fun with its hair-raising theatrical production. One of the nation’s best-attended and top-rated haunted attractions, Terror Behind the Walls features Hollywood-quality sets, custom-designed props, realistic animatronics, digital sound effects and more […]

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October 20, 2014

Morris Arboretum Of The University Of Pennsylvania Ranks As One Of The 5 Best U.S. Gardens To Visit This Fall

Across the Philadelphia region, a visible canopy of gorgeous yellows, oranges and reds signals the arrival of the fall foliage season. In fact, the next two weeks — October 20 through 31 — ought to bring on the peak of fall’s colors. With our tree-filled landscape, there are tons of places where taking in the […]

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