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Washington Square West: Five Restaurants You Need to Try

Washington Square West is a neighborhood in Center City, Philadelphia. If you love great food, there are plenty of restaurants in the neighborhood worth checking out. No matter what you want to eat, you will find it here.

September 04 / 2013
Author Amy Freeman
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Philadelphia Spots in the Rocky Movies

The Rocky movies were filmed in Philadelphia. Although some locations were fictionalized, others are real. If you love the movies and live in the city, you’ll definitely want to check out a few of the locations featured in the series.

September 04 / 2013
Author Amy Freeman
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Philadelphia Nightlife: Where to See Live Music

Whether you like jazz or are looking to catch the next big act before they become famous, Philly’s music scene has a lot of options. A few neighborhoods feature a concentration of music venues, both large and small.

August 19 / 2013
Author Amy Freeman
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Planting a Philadelphia Garden: Timing Your Vegetables

When you live in Philadelphia, you can garden through three seasons. Knowing when to plant certain vegetables will allow you to enjoy a home-grown bounty in spring, summer and into fall. Some plants do better in cool weather while others need some heat.

August 05 / 2013
Author Amy Freeman
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Let Fido Play: Philadelphia Dog Parks

Don’t leave your dog cooped up indoors all day. Philadelphia is home to a number of dogs-and-owners-only parks. Let your pet make friends and enjoy some time in the great outdoors by joining a dog run near your home or by visiting one across the city.

August 05 / 2013
Author Amy Freeman
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Building a Raised Garden Bed in the City

One your best options for gardening at home in Philadelphia is to build a raised garden bed. Using a raised bed lets you adjust the soil as needed and gives you a jump on the growing season. You don’t have to be handy to make your own raised bed.

August 05 / 2013
Author Amy Freeman
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Add Modern Decor on a Budget

Living in an older home in Philadelphia doesn’t have to feel like living in a time capsule. Modern decor can bring your home into the 21st century. Thanks to the city’s selection of home stores, you can update your decor without breaking the bank.

July 29 / 2013
Author Amy Freeman
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Growing Vegetables in a Philly Yard

Even though your downtown Philly yard might be small, it’s still an ideal place for growing vegetables. Container grown vegetables need light, water and decent soil to survive in the city. Turn a tiny urban yard into a garden oasis.

July 24 / 2013
Author Amy Freeman
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5 Local Markets in Philadelphia

Philadelphia is a great place to find locally grown produce and other local foods. There are a number of local markets spread throughout the city that operate on a season basis or year-round. Visit the markets to stock up on fresh food.

July 24 / 2013
Author Amy Freeman
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A Review of Historic Philadelphia Neighborhoods

With over 100 distinct neighborhoods in the Philadelphia area, it is easy to see how many people would miss the historic gems located throughout this great city. Here is a list to help you get to know and love the most historic Philadelphia neighborhoods.

July 20 / 2013
Author John Banks
Category Philadelphia
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