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October 29, 2014

Roundup: Top 10 Last-Minute, Philadelphia-Inspired Halloween Costumes For 2014

Halloween hits this Friday — yup, this Friday — and to all those who’ve been sleeping on coming up with a costume, we’re here to help. Fortunately, Philadelphia is an endless source of inspiration for dress-up ideas. Costumed historic characters roam the streets around town daily, so Halloween costumes based on historic figures are a […]

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June 26, 2013

Wawa Welcome America: Wawa Hoagie Day Returns With Free Hoagies For All And A 4.5 Ton Hoagie On Independence Mall, Tuesday, July 2

The highly anticipated Wawa Hoagie Day, a glorious day full of free hoagies (and other freebies!) is quickly approaching. On Tuesday, July 2, beginning at noon, spend your lunch break on Independence Mall with all of the freshly made hoagies you can imagine. This year, Wawa presents a 4.5 ton (!) Hoagie Salute to our […]

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November 6, 2012

Roundup: Helpful Ways To Make Donations For Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts In The Philadelphia Region

While Philadelphia narrowly escaped the destructive path of Hurricane Sandy, the aftermath the record-producing Superstorm wreaked on our northeastern neighbors has left an astonishing amount of lives in need of food, clothing and shelter. With the bitter November weather nestling in for the long haul along the eastern seaboard, quick relief for the Frankenstorm victims […]

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November 30, 2011

Roundup: How To Continue The Thanksgiving Gluttony In Philadelphia At Restaurants That Offer Unique Thanksgiving-Themed Dishes

The turkey has been carved, the yams peeled, the cranberries mixed, the wishbone pulled, and all the Thanksgiving leftovers have been packaged in Tupperware inside your fridge, or else inside your stomach. Still haven’t had your fill of tryptophan? Plenty of Philadelphia restaurants and cafes offer year-round Thanksgiving-esque specials, from Thanksgiving burgers to turkey-and-the-works platters. […]

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November 3, 2011

Happy National Sandwich Day! Our Guide To Some Of The Best Hoagies And Hoagie Shops In And Around Philadelphia

We did not need Saveur Magazine to crown Philadelphia the best sandwich city in America to know we’re tops in that department. (Although, admittedly, we appreciated the compliment.) Philly’s big three sandwiches include, of course, the world famous Philly cheesesteak; the delicious roast pork sandwich; and the authentic, virtually-impossible-to-replicate-outside-the-region Philadelphia hoagie. In honor of National […]

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May 20, 2011

Wawa Hoagie Day Returns June 29, Featuring A Gigantic 4.5-Ton Hoagie Served On Independence Mall

Wawa Hoagie Day returned to Philadelphia last summer after a 10-year hiatus, and will once again grace the action-packed schedule of Wawa Welcome America, Philadelphia’s eleven-day annual July 4th celebration. This year, Wawa Hoagie Day takes place Wednesday, June 29 from noon-2 p.m. Mayor Nutter will join Philadelphia police officers and firefighters, Wawa associates and […]

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June 25, 2010

Wawa Hoagie Day Returns, To Feature a Mile-Long Hoagie Stretching from the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Hoagie lovers rejoice! Wawa Hoagie Day returns Wednesday, June 30th after a ten-year absence and in celebration, a 1 and 1/4 mile hoagie (weighing four tons!) will make it’s way from Wawa, PA to the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art as part of Welcome America. And yes, it will be available for public […]

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June 11, 2010

Life, Liberty, & the Pursuit of Beverages Contest Wraps Up On Sunday, Still Time to Win a Weekend in Philly

Wawa Welcome America is wrapping up their online sweepstakes to win a weekend stay for four in Philadelphia this Sunday, so you’ve still got all weekend to enter for a chance to win. Five winners, one from each of Wawa’s home states, will be selected. Eligible states include Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia, New Jersey, and Maryland. […]

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March 17, 2009

DELIcious Bites: That Name Says It All

Let me say, first off, that I am a Wawa girl at heart. For two years in college, I lived off Wawa breakfast sandwiches and lemonade tea; I have vivid dreams about their fried ravioli. (Soooo good.) The day Wawa introduced their milkshake machine, I practically died of happiness. Unfortunately, in my neighborhood (Center City/G-Ho […]

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August 29, 2008

Wawapalooza 2: Get Shorti @ Philly Fringe

Post by Jonathan Wetstein I cannot wait for this live performance to hit the Adrienne theater. Anyone whose life is full of moments involving the Wildwood Boardwalk, Ikeas, Guitar Hero addicts, Eagles fanaticism, Cherry Hill Mall, etc. should make it out to see IdRaterBeHere’s tribute to Southern New Jersey with Wawapalooza’s Get Shorti. This small […]

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