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Sleeping in a Skyline: Loews Hotel Philadelphia

The Loews Hotel Company is a chain of 23 luxury hotels with locations in the US and Canada. I had never experienced a Loews Hotel before, so on a visit to Philadelphia, I had to see for myself where its excellent reputation in the luxury hotel industry comes from. 646 more words

Wanderlust

The first Continental Congress met in this simple brick building

Carpenters’ Hall is a small and easily overlooked destination among Philadelphia’s numerous historical sites, but it played a big role in the formation of the United States.  408 more words

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Maria 2015-present

I work in advertising. A colleague and I normally go out to lunch at some of the local eateries here in center city. We have a list of spots we like and there is one in particular that we really like. 2,490 more words

Police Investigate String of Sex Assaults Involving Man On Bicycle

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia Police are investigating another sexual assault involving a man on a bicycle.

It happened Saturday night around 11.

Police say a woman was walking along the 1600 block of Bainbridge Street, a few blocks away from South Broad Street, when a man rode by on a bicycle and groped her. 47 more words

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North Philadelphia Movie Theater Closes, Plans For New Theater Take Shape

By Mike DeNardo

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A fixture on North Broad Street for the last decade has closed its doors… But not for long.

The Pearl Theatre at Avenue North at Broad and Oxford has shut down, after a ten-year run. 157 more words

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Fire Destroys Much Of 100-Year-Old Church In West Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A multi-alarm fire has destroyed much of the more than century old Good Shepherd Presbyterian church in West Philadelphia.

More than 120 firefighters used some 40 pieces of equipment to bring the four-alarm blaze under control. 140 more words

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WATCH: Tim McGraw Crashes A Wedding In The Best Way Possible

The latest wedding surprises have mainly involved impromptu dance numbers; but one couple in Philadelphia got something much better.

This weekend, Lisa White and Paul Getz got married in Philadelphia. 147 more words

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