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October 21, 2014

Halloween Happenings In Philadelphia: Trick-Or-Treating Parties In Neighborhoods, Retail Districts And At Attractions In The City And Beyond

Sure, ghoulish entertainment may be the hallmark of Halloween, but goodie bags, cheerful costumes and neighborhood roving epitomize All Hallows Eve nearly as clearly as ghosts, goblins and witches. Leave the tricks to the spirits of Philadelphia’s numerous haunted houses and eerie events. For those seeking to satisfy a sweet tooth, we have a roundup […]

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August 11, 2014

Video Interlude: CBS News Profiles The Philadelphia Zoo’s Groundbreaking New Overhead Animal Trail System

These days, things are getting pretty wild at the Philadelphia Zoo. For the past four years, the zoo has been rapidly developing the first campus-wide animal trail system of its kind in the entire world: Zoo360. This summer, the expansion program’s most recent phase, Big Cat Crossing, debuted to oohs, ahhs, and now, to terrific […]

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July 23, 2014

The Philadelphia Zoo Presents An Outdoor Concert Featuring Country Musician, Brett Eldredge, Monday, August 18

On Monday, August 18, The Philadelphia Zoo teams up with 92.5 XTU for a concert featuring Brett Eldredge, a country musician whose songs have graced the Billboard’s Country Music Charts and is slated to join Keith Urban on his summer tour next month. The concert will take place at Imapala Lawn at The Philadelphia Zoo […]

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July 15, 2014

The Philadelphia Zoo’s Adults-Only Summer Ale Festival Returns With Local Craft Breweries And Food Truck Favorites, Saturday, July 19

Ninety-nine percent of the time, the Philadelphia Zoo is filled with awestruck youngsters and their parents taking in the awesome array of animals on display. On Saturday night, July 19, though, this historic institution closes its doors to kids for a once-a-year, adults-only experience. From 6:30 to 10 p.m., the zoo hosts its 6th Annual […]

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June 19, 2014

Video Interlude: The Philadelphia Zoo’s First-Ever Black-Footed Kittens Make Their Public Debut

  Major cute alert! The Philadelphia Zoo is now home to three black-footed cat kittens named Drogon, Rhaegal and Viserion — Game of Thrones fans, you might recognize those names. Housed within the Carnivore Kingdom at The Zoo, the kittens were born in April and are the first black-footed cat kittens ever to be born […]

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May 14, 2014

The Philadelphia Zoo Debuts Big Cat Crossing, A First-In-The-World New Section Of The Zoo360 Animal Trail System

As the country’s first zoo, Philadelphia Zoo is no stranger to introducing groundbreaking wildlife engagement to the animal-loving public. Always looking towards the future, the Philadelphia Zoo launched the development of an unprecedented three-tiered overhead animal trail and exploration system, Zoo360. As the first campus-wide animal travel system of its kind in the entire world, […]

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February 5, 2014

Roundup: Our Picks For Valentine’s Day Celebrations, Events And Activities For Couples, Friends And Families In And Around Philadelphia

In the City of Brotherly Love, amorous feelings are is never far from mind. As Valentine’s Day approaches, though, the city’s affection for romance peaks with many, many events on or around Friday, February 14. Whether you’re a part of a contented couple, a blissful single or a loving family, there’s something happening in Philadelphia […]

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January 7, 2014

Deal Feed: Philadelphia CityPASS Winter Special Allows Customers More Time To Use Tickets To Top Attractions, Through February 28

Explore some of Philadelphia’s most popular attractions at a major discount thanks to CityPASS’ special winter promotion. CityPASS, which is available to visitors and locals alike, grants nearly half-off admission to five Philadelphia museums. Normally, the pass is valid for nine days only, but this winter, those who purchase CityPASS anytime before February 20 will […]

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December 27, 2013

Looking Ahead: 14 Reasons You’ll Want To Be In Philadelphia In 2014

For folks wondering what’s new in Philadelphia in 2014, the short answer is: a ton. A long list of new public spaces, exciting exhibitions, milestone birthdays and anniversaries and all-new attractions slated for completion in 2014 give first-time visitors and Philadelphia residents plenty more reasons to adore the City of Brotherly Love. Outdoor types can […]

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December 12, 2013

The Philadelphia Zoo Celebrates The Holiday Season With Santa Claus, A Hot Chocolate Bar And More At Zoo Noel, December 14-15

Walk through a winter wonderland complete with Santa Claus, zoo animals, hot chocolate and holiday cheer as The Philadelphia Zoo presents its annual Zoo Noel, holiday weekends designed for those brimming with Christmas spirit. Find Santa Claus in the treehouse at the zoo at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. Join him for photos […]

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