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See Why Philly Ranks the Third Best Place to Travel!

Of course, we weren’t surprised when we discovered Philadelphia is ranked the third best travel destination by the NY Times .We’ve always known that Philly has fantastic American history, architecture and the best cheese-steak restaurants around.  But with a closer look, you’ll also see why the local music scene, urban activities, independent shops and elegant residential areas make Philly a wonderful mixture of “old meets new.”

Philly Spotlight is your online resource for all-things-Philly.  As long time explorers of this historic city, we help you experience its rich diversity and character from a local perspective, whether for a one-time event or short trip.  Here you’ll be able to book tours, buy tickets for music and entertainment, and pick our brains for the best way to indulge in all that Philadelphia has to offer.  Come and sight see our museums, murals, eateries, art and architecture, local shops, and live events in a brand new way! You’ll also find the latest happenings around town with updates to the blog daily.


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  • Tired Hands opens general store in Ardmore

    Tired Hands opens general store in Ardmore Tired Hands General Store (20 Ardmore Ave.), in a former optometrist’s office beneath the brewer’s offices, is equal parts bottle shop (with select bottles from Tired Hands on shelves and in a refrigerator) and merch center (with T-shirts, hats, bottle openers, and the like. Source: Food

    By admin | June 3, 2017

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  • Diner en Blanc to return for 2017

    Diner en Blanc to return for 2017 Free preview party to be held Tuesday, June 6 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Headhouse Square Shambles. Source: Food

    By admin | June 1, 2017

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  • Spiked ice cream at the new Sweet Charlie's in Rittenhouse

    Spiked ice cream at the new Sweet Charlie's in Rittenhouse Upon request, three popular varieties – the Wonder Filled (with sandwich cookies), the Namaste (with strawberry cheesecake), and the Off-Duty (with coffee and glazed doughnut pieces mixed in) will be served with a shot of alcohol. Source: Food

    By admin | June 1, 2017

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  • Roy-Pitz opens pub at 990 Spring Garden

    Roy-Pitz opens pub at 990 Spring Garden Beer is “liquid art,” say Ryan Richards and Jesse Rotz, boyhood friends who opened Roy-Pitz Brewing Co. in Chambersburg, Pa., in 2008. Source: Food

    By admin | June 1, 2017

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  • SugarHouse Casino to open a beer garden

    SugarHouse Casino to open a beer garden Seating at Fishtown Hops includes traditional beer garden tables as well as Adirondack chairs next to portable fire pits. Source: Food

    By admin | June 1, 2017

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  • Blue Duck to open 2 restaurants in Center City

    Blue Duck to open 2 restaurants in Center City The long-in-the-works 11th Street project will be known as The Ugly Duckling. And the owners are taking over a bar/restaurant on Broad Street. Source: Food

    By admin | May 31, 2017

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