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Flowering cherry trees in Philadelphia's Fairmount Park.

Why You Should See The Philadelphia Cherry Blossoms

While the Washington, DC cherry blossoms are famous and remarkably beautiful, don’t overlook other regions for their flowering trees! The City of Brotherly Love celebrates the flowering cherry trees in bloom each spring with a Philadelphia cherry blossom festival that is a week long. Full of a variety of events, the festival culminates with Sakura …

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Where to find Philadelphia soft pretzels

Where to Find Philadelphia Soft Pretzels

Philadelphia soft pretzels are an iconic part of the city’s food scene. Philadelphia is a foodie town: cheesesteaks, soft pretzels and roast pork sandwiches are local favorites. There’s plenty of fine dining options in the City of Brotherly Love if that’s your thing. But street foods that are sometimes messy, sometimes indulgent, and always delicious …

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Tulips on display at the Philadelphia Flower Show 2018.

Philadelphia Flower Show Explores Wonders of Water

You know spring is near when the Philadelphia Flower Show rolls into town. Each year the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) hosts the wildly popular show downtown at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. For 2018, the show is tackling the theme of water. This precious and limited resource is highlighted in some interesting and unexpected ways. But, …

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Mummers strut during Philadelphia's Mummers Parade on New Year's Day.

Philadelphia’s Historic Mummers Tradition

The Mummers are one of those distinctly Philadelphia traditions that can be difficult for outsiders to understand. It’s like scrapple or booing Santa Claus at a football game. Each year on New Year’s Day the Mummers Parade takes place. Weather permitting, this community of sequins-wearing, string band dancing and playing group strut their stuff through …

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