Thursday, May 26, 2016

Nifty Fifty's: Philadelphia's Old Fashioned Diner and the World's Largest Soda Fountain

April 7, 2010 by  
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Nifty Fifty's offers a 1950s diner-style establishment for parties, casual meals, or a quick roadside stop. With the world’s largest soda fountain serving 100 different handcrafted flavors—from birch beer to bubblegum, honey dew lemon to vanilla peach—the restaurant specializes in old fashioned American diner food. Morning breakfast options include several filling platters, omelets, and egg […]

Spring is in the Air . . . Get Out There and Volunteer in the Philadelphia Area!

March 31, 2010 by  
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Sometimes it takes a little push, but volunteering in your community is a great way to spend your time, and feel great about helping out a cause that benefits those in need. Spring has sprung, so why not mark the change of seasons with a pledge to volunteer your time? And don’t worry, there are […]

The Insectarium: Philadelphia's Creepy-Crawly Lover's Paradise

March 17, 2010 by  
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There’s no need to get bugged out over bugs once you’ve gotten up close and personal with them at The Insectarium. This all-insect museum is the largest in the country and boasts thousands of mounted creepy crawlies, live species exhibits, and plenty of interactive displays for visitors of every age. Open since 1992, the museum […]

Kao Tip: A Great Stop in Philadelphia if You're in the Mood for Thai

March 3, 2010 by  
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Kao Tip appears to be a fairly standard Thai restaurant from the outside, but it serves a stand-out menu of Thai favorites once you venture in. The atmosphere is low-key and usually fairly quiet, making the service quick and attentive. The early bird special is a great bargain if you come before 7 p.m. during […]

Catch the Top Music Acts in Philly at The Electric Factory

February 17, 2010 by  
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The Electric Factory is one of America’s most well regarded indoor music venues and a center for Philadelphia’s own music scene. Opened in 1968, the venue moved from its original converted tire warehouse to a more appropriate converted electric factory in the mid-90s, where it remains a beacon for lovers of widespread musical genres. With […]

Reading Terminal Market: Philadelphia's Treasures Under One Roof

December 2, 2009 by  
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Located on 12th and Arch Streets, Reading Terminal Market is a farmers market founded in 1892. The market is covered and is host to an array of stands and stalls. Goods on offer include meats, poultry, seafood, bakery, Amish dishes, and ethnic foods. There are also stalls selling flowers, jewelry, pottery, crafts and cookware. The […]

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