Tag Archives : Philadelphia

Travel

Spring Jaunt: Philly Off the Hook

By Stacia Friedman
By Stacia Friedman

Here’s an insider’s guide designed to entice you to keep on exploring this captivating city after you’ve paid your respects to the iconic buildings on Independence Square.

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Lifestyle · Travel

Fourth of July in Philadelphia: “We Own This”

By Suzanne Fluhr
By Suzanne Fluhr

Philadelphia doesn’t celebrate on the Fourth of July only; we celebrate from June 28 through July 8. As the city where the Declaration of Independence was actually debated, written, and signed in 1776, Philadelphians feel understandably proprietary about American Independence Day. In announcing plans for Philadelphia’s 2014 celebration of the Fourth of July, Philadelphia mayor, Michael Nutter, asserted, “This is Philadelphia. We own this.”

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Poetry

Poetry Friday: Travels

By Women's Voices For Change
First famous on the London stage, Frances Ann Kemble reinvented herself as diarist and wife in Philadelphia — and again as chronicler of slavery in Georgia.
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