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Food & Drink

Founding Footsteps offering Urban Bourbon Tour

Urban Bourbon Tour with Founding Footsteps

Historical Buildings

18th-Century log cabin discovered during demolition of Pennsylvania bar

Log Cabin find

Arts & Culture

Black History Month events happening in Philadelphia

Mural Arts Philadelphia Black History Month Tour

Politics

Two Amish men from Pennsylvania meet with President Trump in historic White House summit

Holiday

Reenactment of Washington crossing the Delaware River to take place Christmas

Christmas Day reenactment Washington Crossing Historic Park

Government

Pennsylvania is auctioning off a 76-year-old, World War II-era DUCK Boat

Pennsylvania DUCK Boat

Weather

Philly hits 90 degrees in October for first time in 78 years

Philly temperature record 2019

Illness

Hundreds to parade up Broad Street in honor of 1918 flu victims

Spanish influenza

Family-Friendly

One Liberty Observation Deck brings back 'Twilight Tours'

One Liberty Observation Deck's Twilight Tours

Education

Delaware County Community College to buy Archbishop Prendergast building

Archbishop Prendergast building sold

Family-Friendly

National Constitution Center opening 19th Amendment exhibit in 2020

National Constitution Center

Landmarks

Safety concerns lead Tower Theater to remove iconic exterior sign

Tower Theater sign removal

Museums

Philly museum to help immigrants prepare for U.S. citizenship

Carroll - Museum of the American Revolution.

Mass Shootings

Deadliest mass shootings in modern U.S. history

Trains

Historic 30th Street Station split-flap board temporarily relocated to Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania

30th Street Flapboard railroad museum

Theater

John Leguizamo on his one-man show, Latin history, and running into Trump at the club

John Leguizamo in "Latin History For Morons"

History

Fallingwater and seven other Frank Lloyd Wright buildings named on UNESCO World Heritage list

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Museums

Science History Institute receives rare archive smuggled from Nazi-era Germany

Science Institute rare archive

Nature

Salem Oak Tree keepsakes available to visitors of fallen 500-year-old relic

Salem Oak Tree

Travel

Philly mayor Jim Kenney is first U.S. mayor to join World Heritage board of directors

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Arts & Culture

Beyond the Bell Tours offers LGBTQ+ history tours through Philly

Carroll - Philadelphia City Hall tower

History

Manayunk Then and Now: 100 years of photographic history

Carroll - Manayunk Then / Now

Penn Museum

How do you move an ancient 25,000 pound sphinx? Very carefully.

Carroll - Moving the Sphinx of the Pharaoh Ramses II at Penn Museum

Nature

Historic Salem Oak Tree falls after 600 years in South Jersey

Salem Oak Tree

History

Florida man finds 89-year-old Upper Darby High School diploma, seeks owner

Upper Darby High School Diploma Florida

Arts & Culture

40 rare 13-star flags to be displayed at Museum of the American Revolution

Carroll - Museum of the American Revolution.

Anniversaries

Flower Show to be honored with historical marker on 190th anniversary

Carroll - 2019 Philadelphia Flower Show

History

Popular Avalon bar, known as Jack's Place and other names, demolished after 96 years

Jack's Place Avalon Bar

Dating

Hilarious dating profile admits belief Sixers got name from Schuylkill Expressway

76ers I-76 Hinge dating

Weather

Cape May’s brisk Monday weather breaks 112-year-old record

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History

Eastern State Penitentiary adds new LGBTQ history stop to audio tour

Carroll_Stock - Eastern State Penitentiary

Performances

PHOTOS: Local churches set the stage for new dance performance

Carroll - Dance rehearsal Church of the Advocate

Eastern State Penitentiary

PHOTOS: This guy just climbed Eastern State Penitentiary

Carroll - Artist Alexander Rosenberg Climbing Eastern State Penitentiary

Penn Relays

PHOTOS: Scenes from the 125th Penn Relays

Carroll - 2019 Penn Relays

History

Autographed scoresheet from Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-point game in Hershey up for auction

Wilt Chamberlain scoresheet

Family-Friendly

Penn Relays at Franklin Field celebrating 125 years

Carroll - The 124th Penn Relays

Transportation

Vintage steam train will run on SEPTA's Doylestown line for first time in 28 years

North Wales Steam Train Locomotive

Development

North Philly's historic Budd Company plant sold to New York developers

Budd Companies Main

Real Estate

Entire 1957 diner car in New Jersey for sale on eBay, if you can move it soon

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Citizens Bank Park

Veterans Stadium's Liberty Bell returns to South Philly, 15 years later at Citizens Bank Park

Pass and Stow beer phillies

Trocadero Theatre

PHOTOS: 100 years of the Trocadero Theatre

Historic Trocadero Photos

History

Five new Pa. historical markers approved for Philadelphia

Carroll - Broad Street Station Historical Marker

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