A “5 Things You Can’t Miss in Philly” List Actually Includes Something Unique

PictureGood for you, Molly Phipps, of North Carolina’s Shelby Star. You may have chosen some of the expected — the Liberty Bell, Elfreth’s Alley, Ben Franklin, a cheesesteak — but you also chose a place that no one ever, never, ever puts on a list of things to do in Philadelphia, and especially in Old City:

“The fourth thing you can’t miss is a very special bookstore in Old City: Jules Goldman Books & Antiques on North 2nd Street. To say I love books would be a huge understatement, but this store had so much more. It had two floors, a whole section for art and a dusty room dedicated to old records. There was even a record set of the original airing of Orson Wells’ ‘War of the Worlds.’ If you’re a book lover, or just happen to be visiting Old City, I wouldn’t miss it.”

That is completely terrific. Here are some photos of what the store has…in store:


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The photos are from the store's website. Don't miss it!

Falling for Philadelphia: Five things you can't miss in Philly [Shelby Star]

  • MystiKasT

    Here’s one thing you can’t miss:
    All the black on white crime.