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Philadelphia Marathon 2023: Race times, road closures and bus detours

Philly Marathon road closures


Philly is relocating its intercity bus stop from Old City to Spring Garden Street

Greyhound bus Philly


Bicentennial Bell, given to U.S. by Queen Elizabeth II, to be permanently displayed in Old City

bicentennial bell garden


Museum of the American Revolution to recreate British-occupied Philadelphia with costumed soldiers, citizens

Occupied Philadelphia museum event


Philly Bike Ride to prompt road closures, parking restrictions on Saturday

Philly Bike Ride road closures


'The Quiet Epidemic,' a film exploring Lyme disease, to be shown for free at Philly theater

Lyme Disease Film Screening

Food & Drink

3 Philly restaurants named on Tripadvisor's annual 'Best of the Best' list

Tripadvisor Restaurants 2023

Arts & Culture

Preservationists say they have two weeks to save mural from former Painted Bride building

Painted Bride demolition


Franklin Square to host Halloween-themed mini golf, trick-or-treating and a pumpkin patch in October

Fall Franklin Square

Arts & Culture

Science History Institute's new exhibit explores history of textile dyes

Science History Institute Bold Exhibit

Arts & Culture

National Constitution Center's new First Amendment gallery displays letter George Washington wrote to Quakers

First Amendment Constitution Center


Philly's Welcoming Week celebrates immigrant communities with cultural festivals and a mural tour

Welcoming Week 2023 Events


The first major bank heist in America happened 225 years ago in Philly — and the wrong guy went to prison

Carpenters' Hall bank robbery


Philly abolitionist's descendants donate 184-year-old Bible to Museum of the American Revolution

Forten Family Bible

Food & Drink

Hot dog cooking competition at Royal Boucherie pits Philly's chefs against one another

Royal Boucherie Hot Dogs

Arts & Culture

'Last look' tours of Painted Bride's mosaic mural offered ahead of demolition in the fall

Painted Bride murals


Families can solve a mystery about the Liberty Bell at the Red Rum Theater

Liberty Bell Mystery


First Bank of the United States to be renovated, reopened as museum

First Bank Museum


What to know if you're going to Philly's Wawa Welcome America concert and fireworks display

Philly Fireworks Concert


Moms for Liberty event still set for Museum of the American Revolution despite outcry from staff, historians

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Food & Drink

New restaurant Lilly's Ferry brings Middle Eastern flavors to Old City

lilly's ferry old city

Food & Drink

Friday Saturday Sunday, restauranteur Ellen Yin, chef Chutatip 'Nok' Suntaranon win 2023 James Beard Awards

James Beard Awards 2023 Winners

Food & Drink

Climb aboard the Cruiser Olympia for a 1920s speakeasy pop-up this summer

Cruiser Olympia Speakeasy


Philly Pride March and Festival: Here's the parade route, road closures and other info you need to know

2023 Pride March and Festival

Food & Drink

Old City Eats, the historic district's summer happy hour promotion, returns June 1

Old City Eats 2023

Food & Drink

Hot dog martinis, anyone? Art in the Age to raise money for Morris Animal Refuge with peculiar drink

Martinis Charity Art of the Age


Sample oysters and learn about the ocean at the Science History Institute's summer festival

Science History Institute

Food & Drink

Wax + Wine, BYOB candle-making workshop, expands to larger Old City location with in-house bottle store

wax wine old city


Carpenters' Hall to reopen this summer after undergoing preservation project, repairs from Christmas Eve fire

Carpenters' Hall Reopening


Compete in a boozy spelling bee during an Art in the Age fundraising event

boozy spelling bee


Robert Morris statue vandalized at Independence National Historical Park

Robert Morris Statue


Walk the red carpet during a ritzy springtime party at Stratus Rooftop Lounge

Stratus Spring Awakening

Food & Drink

Independence Beer Garden set to open for 2023 season

Independence Beer Garden 2023


Pop-up garden restaurants and big bugs: Your weekend guide to things to do in Philly

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Contributions of Black, Indigenous soldiers detailed in new collection at Museum of the American Revolution

Museum Archive Soldiers


New exhibit sheds light on James Forten, Black abolitionist and Revolutionary War fighter

james forten.jpg


Here's your chance to run a restaurant in a building once frequented by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson

City Tavern Proposals NPS

Food & Drink

Snack on charcuterie while learning how to make cocktails at Art in the Age this Valentine's Day

Art in the Age Valentines


Celebrate MLK by writing poetry at the Museum of the American Revolution

Museum of the American Revolution MLK Weekend


Fire at Independence National Historical Park building was arson, NPS rangers say

carpenters hall fire


Stroll through Philadelphia's past on a historic walking tour of Old City

Historic Philadelphia walking tour


Take a trip to suffragette city at the third annual Bowie Bash

bowie bash art