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July 19, 2011

Roundup: Our Guide To How To Beat The Heat In Philadelphia; Frozen Treats, Cold Drinks, Water Sports And More

We’re in the midst of what is going to turn into a very hot, week-long heat wave, which means it may get a little too hot for some of your normal summertime activities. So to fill the void, we’ve put together a quick survival guide with some top picks for the best ways to stay […]

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July 19, 2011

The Philadelphia History Museum To Host A “Conversations On Cool” Talk And Tasting July 20, Featuring Bassett’s Ice Cream, Franklin Fountain, John’s Water Ice And More

Philadelphia has a long running love affair with cool summer treats. The city’s history and love of summer refreshments like ice cream, root beer floats and water ice date back over a century. To that end, on Wednesday, July 20, from 6–8 p.m., the Philadelphia History Museum will be hosting “Conversations on Cool: The Delicious […]

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July 1, 2011

Photo Of The Day: President Obama Enjoys A Cool Treat At John’s Water Ice In South Philadelphia

President Obama was in Philadelphia yesterday and during his visit he wisely made time for a quick trip to John’s Water Ice at 7th and Christian in Bella Vista. What flavor did the President go with? He ordered a lemon water ice and said to admirers: “I love being in Philly. Especially when I’ve got […]

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