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November 6, 2014

Roundup: A Guide To Commemorating Veterans Day In The Philadelphia Area, Tuesday, November 11

With historic monuments, influential exhibitions, history-laden sights and major museums, Philadelphia commemorates the country’s past every day of the year. And on Veterans Day, which is this Tuesday, November 11, the city especially honors the Veterans and active military men and women who have served our country through special events, programs at museums, ceremonies and […]

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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 In Late 2014

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 6, 2014

Roundup: Major Museum Exhibitions On View And Opening This Fall In Philadelphia And Beyond — The Top Fall Museum Exhibits In Philly

With a blockbuster lineup of landmark exhibitions on view and coming soon to the Philadelphia region’s museums in fall 2014, art lovers have even more reasons to explore the museum-filled city. Whether it’s the photographic realism in the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Paul Strand: Master of Modern Photography, the offbeat stylings showcased in David Lynch: […]

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September 15, 2014

The National Constitution Center Offers Free Admission In Celebration Of Constitution Day, This Wednesday, September 17

The National Constitution Center celebrates Constitution Day with free (yes, free!) admission this Wednesday, September 17. Constitution Day recognizes the day when the U.S. Constitution was signed by our founding fathers on September 17, 1787. All day long, enjoy free admission and a variety of themed programming like a morning flag raising ceremony, a show […]

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September 10, 2014

Roundup: Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month With Parades, Festivals, Exhibitions And More, September 15-October 15

Fun, food, arts and cultural activities highlight this year’s Hispanic Heritage Month in Philadelphia, which runs from Monday, September 15 through Wednesday, October 15. Celebrate the varied Hispanic cultures that make up the City of Brotherly Love with fiestas, shows, parades, exhibitions, foodie events and more. Chocolate lovers can barter cacao seeds in an Aztec […]

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August 20, 2014

Labor Day Weekend In Philadelphia: How To Spend The Long Holiday Weekend In Philly

It’s hard to believe that Labor Day weekend is nearly here. Before the summer season winds down, a ton of events fill venues across Philadelphia for one last hurrah. Now’s the perfect time to get out there and prolong summer — whether that means hitting up a beer garden, attending a free outdoor concert, sipping […]

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July 2, 2014

July 4th In Philadelphia: Our Guide To Celebrating Independence Day In Philadelphia’s Historic District

Few locales are better suited to celebrating America’s birthday than Historic Philadelphia, where independence was born. Head to Historic Philadelphia to celebrate the nation’s 238th birthday with special events, daily activities for the kids and extended hours at can’t-miss historic attractions like Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. Today, Wednesday, July 2, is Hoagie Day […]

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June 30, 2014

July 4th In Philadelphia: Wawa Welcome America’s Hoagie Day Returns With 4.5 Tons Of Free Hoagies At Independence Mall, Wednesday, July 2

Free hoagie alert! Wawa Welcome America’s Hoagie Day returns this Wednesday, July 2 with tons, literally 4.5 tons, of free hoagies for all to enjoy. On Wednesday, July 2, beginning at noon, spend your lunch break on Independence Mall with all of the freshly-made hoagies you can imagine. Wawa Hoagie Day also serves as a […]

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June 11, 2014

Our Guide To The Stripes And Stars Festival Celebrating The Birthdays Of The American Flag And The United States Army Throughout Historic Philadelphia, Saturday, June 14

As the birthplace of the U.S. Army, the American Flag and the nation, Philadelphia sure represents when it comes to stars and stripes. On Saturday, June 14, the first Philadelphia Stripes and Stars Festival salutes both Old Glory and the U.S. Army during a daylong festival at a number of sites throughout historic Philadelphia. Marking […]

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June 5, 2014

Festival Alert: Philadelphia’s Stripes And Stars Festival Arrives In The Historic District With Events On Independence Mall And Beyond, Saturday, June 14

Independence Day may still be weeks away, but get ready to dust off your red, white and blue for the first Philadelphia Stripes and Stars Festival. Salute Old Glory and the U.S. Army during a daylong festival at a number of sites throughout historic Philadelphia on Saturday, June 14. Marking the shared birthday of two […]

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