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  • Pier 68

    A public fishing pier, picnic spot and nature oasis to open in mid-2015

    The upcoming Pier 68 Park is the latest development of the Master Plan for the Central Delaware, which aims to to turn six-miles of the Central Delaware River waterfront into a fully developed public space.

    Built as a place for passive recreation, Pier 68 will be an angler’s delight with a dedicated space for casting lines and built in fish-cleaning stations. Native trees and plants will provide shade in the picnic grove and a cutout in the pier surface will allow visitors to watch the tide rise and fall.

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  • PIFA Street Fair

    A Ferris Wheel, performers, food and more on the Avenue of the Arts

    The 2011 PIFA Street Fair.

    The culminating event of the 31-day “Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA), the 2013 PIFA Street Fair is a day-long celebration in the center of Philadelphia.

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  • Pig Iron Theatre Company

    Exuberant dance, clown, theater ensemble

    Pig Iron Theatre Company's Welcome to Yuba City

    From shadow puppets to clowns to trans-art productions where the cast mimes not just the narrative but the props as well, their ensemble-driven shows have won fans around the world.

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  • Pizza Brain

    The world’s first pizza museum

    Widely known as the world’s first pizza museum, this Fishtown destination features plenty of pizza-themed memorabilia and serves up tasty brick-oven pies

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  • Pizzeria Stella

    Stephen Starr’s Headhouse Square restaurant focuses on gourmet pies

    Pizzeria Stella

    Combining Philadelphia’s love of pizza and Stephen Starr restaurants, the restaurateur has opened Pizzeria Stella, a gourmet-minded, neighborhood pizza shop.

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  • Playing Angels

    1950 by Carl Milles

    From the Art Museum it’s just 1.5 miles to Carl Milles’s wonderful Playing Angels on Kelly Drive.

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  • Plays and Players Theater

    100 years of theater in Philadelphia

    Plays and Players Theater has been performing in Philadelphia for more than 100 years.

    For more than a century, Plays & Players has been devoted to bringing quality theater experiences to Philadelphia audiences.

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  • Please Touch Museum

    Where kids ages 1 – 7 are boss

    The city’s award-winning children’s museum is fun-filled, totally hands-on and so delightful that adults are entertained, too. Each nook and cranny has a different theme — from the fantastic to the practical.

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  • Polish American Cultural Center

    Presenting the customs and spirit of Poland

    Presenting the customs and spirit of Poland

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  • POST – Philadelphia Open Studio Tours

    Local artists take you behind-the-scenes of their work

    POST logo

    Ever wonder what an artist’s studio really looks like? The 11th annual Philadelphia Open Studio Tours (POST) allows everyone a chance to see for themselves. For two weekends in October, artists around the city open their studios to curious visitors, inviting them to talk, check out how they work, and buy artwork if they’re interested.

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  • Pottsgrove Manor

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  • Presbyterian Historical Society Library & Collections

    A national center to collect and reflect on Presbyterianism

    The Presbyterian Historical Society was founded in 1852 to “preserve and service materials relating to the history of the Presbyterian Church.” Today, it serves as the national archives and historical research center of the church. The society’s Lombard Street headquarters, opened in 1967, is located in the same neighborhood where Philadelphia’s Presbyterian congregation gathered in the 1690s.

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  • Prince Music Theater

    American musical theater: Musical comedy, cabaret, music drama and opera

    The Prince Music Theater

    The days when you leave the theater humming a tune from the latest musical are back, but with a contemporary flair.

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  • Projects Gallery

    Contemporary space for contemporary arts

    This gallery hosts some of today’s finest contemporary artists, both emerging and established.

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  • Prometheus Strangling the Vulture

    1943, cast 1953 by Jacques Lipchitz

    In Lipchitz’s artistic version of the classic tale, he created an optimistic prediction of human victory over evil.

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  • Provenance

    Giving salvaged selections second lives

    Provenance locates and reclaims one-of-a-kind material from salvage sites around the city, repurposing it to give new construction projects an unmistakably authentic vintage feel.

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  • PSFS Building

    George Howe (1930-1932)

    The country’s first International style skyscraper

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  • QFest

    Cinematic reflections of the gay and lesbian experience

    Get cinematic at Philly's QFest

    QFest is the nation’s third-largest event of its kind, attracting international cineastes for two weeks of film and flat-out partying throughout mid-July.

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  • Race Street Pier

    Relaxing waterfront respite in the heart of the city

    The new Race Street Pier.

    The Race Street Pier on the Delaware River Waterfront is a relaxing respite in the heart of the city.

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  • Radio One Music & Entertainment Conference

    Calling all aspiring singers, actors, fashionistas, music moguls of tomorrow, and anyone who just likes the red carpet experience! The third annual Radio One Music & Entertainment Conference is coming back to Philly with a star-studded lineup of celebrities, featuring headliner and world renowned producer, rapper, and entertainment executive Jermaine Dupri.

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  • Ralph Stover State Park

    Rock climbing and whitewater hotspot in this park along Tohickon Creek

    Rock climbing and whitewater hotspot in this park along Tohickon Creek

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  • Rave Cinemas

    Popcorn movie central

    The beauty of this mainstream movie theater is that the points loss due to lack of edgy, obscure art-house fare is nullified by the fact that you can purchase alcoholic beverages inside and bring them to your seat.

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  • Reading Terminal Market

    America’s oldest farmers’ market

    Delicious Pennyslvania Dutch pies and baked goods? Yes, please.

    Established in 1892 at 12th and Arch Streets, Reading Terminal is the nation’s oldest continuously operating farmers’ market. Today, this indoor foodie paradise is a one-stop shop for everything from local produce and meats to artisanal cheeses and incredibly delicious desserts and baked goods. It’s also home to the “best sandwich in America.”

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  • Reading Terminal Market’s Pennsylvania Dutch Festival

    Annual celebration of tasty traditions turns 25

    Celebrate the traditions, foods and crafts of the Pennsylvania Dutch at Pennsylvania Dutch Festival at the historic Reading Terminal Market.

    Celebrate the traditions, foods and crafts of the Pennsylvania Dutch at Pennsylvania Dutch Festival at the historic Reading Terminal Market.

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  • Reading Terminal Market
    Harvest Festival

    Head to an urban farm, complete with fall treats and a real tractor

    Reading Terminal Market is one of the best places to savor the bounty of fall, and on October 18, visitors are invited to do just that during the annual Harvest Festival.

    October 18
    Reading Terminal Market is undoubtedly one of the best places to savor the bounty of fall, and on October 18, visitors are invited to do just that during the annual Harvest Festival.

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  • Rebel Rock Bar & Bites

    Pour your own beverage

    In addition to showcasing rock music seven nights a week through live performances, DJs and a regular songwriter showcase, the new Rebel quickly built a reputation as a bar where the patrons do half the work.

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  • Revolutionary Germantown Festival

    A special day to discover America’s history along Germantown Avenue

    Reenactors at the Revolutionary Germantown Festival.

    Saturday, October 4
    You are never far from history when in Germantown, one of Philadelphia’s most historic neighborhoods. That’s never more true than during the Revolutionary Germantown Festival, a day-long festival that celebrates the rich history of Germantown and features the annual reenactment of the Battle of Germantown, the only military battle ever fought within the borders of Philadelphia.

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  • Richards Medical Research Building

    Louis I. Kahn (1957-1961)

    Considered to be one of the most significant examples of modern American architecture

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  • Ridley Creek State Park

    More than 2,600 acres of gently rolling woodlands and meadows

    Dip a fishing line in trout-stocked Ridley Creek.

    Just 16 miles from Center City Philadelphia, Ridley Creek State Park offers myriad options: guided trail rides on horseback, fly fishing in Ridley Creek (which is always well-stocked with trout) or wandering through the park’s 2,600 acres of woodlands and meadows. When it snows, try cross-country skiing or tobogganing.

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  • Ringing Rocks Park

    Want weird geology? Try a seven-acre field of boulders that ring like bells

    Ringing Rocks Park

    Want weird geology? Try a seven-acre of field of boulders that ring like bells

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