As seen from the east. Quintessential Philly.
November 21, 2012
Sleigh bells are ringing and snow is glistening on the 2012 Philadelphia Santa Express. On Black Friday, November 23, ride SEPTA’s Santa Express, a special holiday-themed train which will deliver guests to The Gallery at Market East where there will be a Christmas parade throughout the mall. The special service includes five colorfully decorated trains […]Read more»
November 21, 2011
Here’s something you may not have known: the term “Black Friday” originated right here in the City of Brotherly Love. It was dubbed in 1966 by our very own police department, who used this originally un-endearing term to describe the massive amounts of disruptive vehicle traffic the city experienced the day after Thanksgiving. By 1975 […]Read more»
November 26, 2008
Photo by J. Smith for GPTMC Sleigh bells riiiing, are you listening? Well, Thanksgiving is upon us, and Friday officially marks the start of the holiday season. So it’s that time to bring your wishlist to Santa. For all you good girls and boys, here’s our list of places that Old Saint Nick will be […]Read more»