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Atlantic City Rising

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Atlantic City, one of Philadelphia’s satellite cities, was once a very popular destination, perhaps the most popular in all of New Jersey.  It had large hotels in olden days, and its famed boardwalk, the setting of the board game Monopoly, drew thousands to the seaside city.  Gambling in Atlantic City was legalized in 1978, and…

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Summer Events for 2018

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Summer is here again, which means it’s travel season, and also the time when many major events happen in and around the city.  Here’s a short list of some highlights.   EVENTS Summerfest (Penn’s Landing) – The counterpart of Winterfest, it brings food, rides, and fun to Penn’s Landing.  Also at Penn’s Landing is the…

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Eagles Win the Super Bowl!

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They did it.  It happened.  It finally happened.  Against all odds, in the face of millions of doubters, the Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII by a final score of 41-33 to obtain their first ever Super Bowl championship.  The story of the 2017 Eagles will undeniably go down as…

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Eagles in the Super Bowl!

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It’s happened.  The Philadelphia Eagles will face the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII, in Minneapolis on February 4.  The Eagles’ impressive run seemed to end in Week 14 against the Los Angeles Rams when Carson Wentz, potential MVP candidate, had his season ended by a torn ACL.  Nonetheless, Nick Foles served as the…

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Philadelphia named #2 Destination in USA!

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For your interest… This is a true testament to how popular Philly is becoming.  US News and World Report has named Philadelphia the second-best destination in the United States, only after New York City.  Given the abundance of spectacular places in this country – varying from cities to islands to National Parks – being named…

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