March 1, 2013
[Philadelphia has a pretty great-looking skyline. There are countless places around the city that offer awesome vantage points. With Skyline Spotting, we'll highlight some of our favorites.] Did you know that City Hall has an observation deck? It does. While the city’s tallest building — the Comcast Center — unfortunately does not have a publicly [...]Read more»
November 13, 2012
A little birdie told us that TravelZoo is currently running a pretty awesome deal: you can dine at the members-only Pyramid Club, not normally open to the public, for just $59 for a three-course dinner for two. Take in sweeping views of the cityscape perched atop the 52nd floor of the BNY Mellon Center — [...]Read more»
November 9, 2012
So Brad Pitt is starring in a new summer blockbuster coming out next year and the first trailer just came out. The movie is called World War Z and it’s about… zombies. And guess what? Philadelphia stars as Brad Pitt’s home in the movie. The brand new trailer features three different shots of our city’s [...]Read more»
October 5, 2012
The stunning Philadelphia skyline from time to time throws its luminary power behind a specific cause and related color. In January, the Center City skyline went yellow in support of the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Lemon Ball. During July 4th, the Benjamin Franklin Bridge often turns red, blue and white, and when the Eagles nab a [...]Read more»
Watch the video above to meet Rob Cassell, Co-Founder of Philadelphia Distilling, and learn what he wishes more people knew about in Philadelphia.
With the help of two business partners, Master Distiller Cassell turned his passion for spirits into the first thriving craft distillery in Pennsylvania since Prohibition.
First, in 2006, the company introduced the world to Bluecoat Gin, an award-winning floral spirit made from certified-organic botanicals and distinguished by its smooth finish.
The 8,000 square-foot, Northeast Philadelphia-based distillery has since followed up that early success with Penn 1681 Rye Vodka, a spirit made with organic local rye, and Vieux Carre Absinthe Supérieure, the first absinthe to be legally distilled, bottled and sold in the East Coast of the United States in 100 years.
Learn more in the video above.
12285 McNulty Road
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Watch the video above to meet Rob Cassell, Co-Founder of Philadelphia Distilling, and learn what he wishes more people knew about in Philadelphia. With the help of two business partners, Master Distiller Cassell turned his passion for spirits into the first thriving craft distillery in Pennsylvania since Prohibition. First, in 2006, the company introduced the [...]Read more»
January 13, 2012
Tomorrow, Saturday, January 14, is the 2012 Lemon Ball, a night of amazing auction items, stories shared by a childhood cancer hero, memories of Alex of Alex’s Lemonade Stand, updates on the Foundation’s achievements, not to mention fabulous food and dancing. You can call (610) 649-3034 for tickets. But in the meantime, check out a [...]Read more»
October 14, 2011
Philadelphia’s skyline is one of the most recognizable in the world, with the twin pointed Liberty Place towers and 57-story Comcast Center rising high above the Schuylkill, and the PECO building’s Crown Lights scrolling neon digital messages, all together conveying that Philadelphia is the quintessential modern city, a city to be reckoned with. PECO has [...]Read more»
May 25, 2011
Budget Travel magazine just named Philadelphia one of the 25 most photographed places on the planet. Cornell researchers analyzed 35 million Flickr photos to determine the most frequently shot places on earth. Philadelphia is in the esteemed company of cities like Dublin, Venice, Madrid, Berlin and Paris. The most captured landmark in Philadelphia was Independence [...]Read more»
May 25, 2011
Want to gain a new perspective on Philadelphia? Independence Helicopters is now offering recreational sky-high tours of the city. These thrilling rides soar through the sky to provide a bird’s eye view of our fair city. Up in the air you’ll see things from a spectacular vantage point. There’s also the added exhilaration that comes [...]Read more»
October 12, 2009
After the jump, another view of the Philadelphia skyline.Read more»