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Kayaking Excursions On the Delaware Return For a Second Summer

This story has been updated. When someone coming to Philly for the first time asks for a “must-do,” it’s common to hear (and give) recommendations […]

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Is Another Financial Scandal Brewing at the Seaport Museum?

Debralynn Murdock‘s time at the Independence Seaport Museum on Penn’s Landing was short. The South Philly native was hired as the nonprofit’s controller in September […]


Jessie’s Day at the Independence Seaport Museum Gives the Gift of Scholarship to Organ Transplant Recipients

Jessica Beth Schwartz may not be a household name, but her legacy lives on. At the age of 23, Ms. Schwartz died after receiving a […]


Small Ships Festival to Feature World’s Smallest Rubber Ducky

As you may have seen, that giant rubber ducky that was to be the star of last month’s Tall Ships Festival didn’t have such a […]


Independence Seaport Museum Launches New After-Hours Adult Series—With Drinks!

Been curious about visiting the Independence Seaport Museum, but don’t really want to have to spend your day dodging toddlers while taking in all that awesome […]


15 Ways to Ring in the New Year in Philadelphia

Whether you want to party all night, spend a quiet evening enjoying the arts, or have some kiddies in tow, there’s something to do in […]


15 Holiday Events Worth Your Time in Philadelphia

You froze while site-seeing, you can’t get the Nutcracker theme out of your head, and you finished shopping last month. What now? Get out and […]


9 Things to Do in Philly This Weekend: County Fair at The Oval, Venice Island Opens, and Fall Festivals Galore


Person, Place, Thing: Dave Dormond

Person: Dave Dormond, 33, boatbuilder Place: Workshop at the Independence Seaport Museum, Tuesday afternoon Thing: Checking the hull Is she ready to launch? We’re about […]


Author David Macaulay to Sneak-Peek New Book on the SS United States in Philly

David Macaulay, best-selling author/illustrator behind The Way Things Work, staple of coffee tables and active minds for years, will host a sneak-preview of his upcoming, yet-to-be-published book […]