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8 Unique Philly Tours You’ll Actually Want to Take

Look, everybody loves a double-decker bus tour, and why not? It’s the greatest-hits album of the city: easy, breezy, covering all the biggies. But as […]

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Explore the City Via These 8 Great (Non-Bus) Philadelphia Tours

Schuylkill Banks Kayak Tours For a fairly rare view of Philly, you might need to get wet. Hidden River Outfitters offers these kayak tours up […]

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Fact-Checking Philly History Tours: Truths, Half-Truths and Truthiness

Recently I learned about Philadelphia history the way our Colonial forefathers did: by riding around with a pretty date and a La Colombe coffee in […]


Hard Hat Tour: Cinnaminson Hill

Some of you may have seen me refer to Northeast Philadephia at one time or another as “our vast in-city suburb.” With all due respect […]


Hard Hat Tour: Vue32, the Building

When we checked out the Vue32 project ten months ago, it was only barely rising from a hole in the ground. It’s progressed quite nicely since […]


Hard Hat Tour: 1423 N. Myrtlewood Street

Most of the news you read on real estate and development sites like this one focuses on multi-unit projects that often take up the entire […]


Hard Hat Tour: Lokal

The PHLCVB, of course, wants you to Visit Philadelphia®. The owners of Lokal, a new boutique hotel opening next month on North 3rd Street in […]


Hard Hat Tour: The Lincoln

“Better late than never” might be the best way to describe the nearly complete restoration of The Lincoln, the apartment building at 1222 Locust Street […]


Hard Hat Tour: The Amperium

Over on Be Well Philly, Adjua Fisher was positively jubilant about the news that Riverwards Produce, which operated a pop-up produce market in Fishtown this past […]


Hard Hat Tour: The Bridge

Some of 205 Race Street’s Old City neighbors wanted a building at Second and Race streets that respected the neighborhood’s cornice line. They got one, […]

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Pokémon Go Guided Tours Are Now a Thing in Philly

Mobile game Pokémon Go blew up when it was introduced last month, with an estimated 7.5 million downloads in the U.S. in just the first […]

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Kanye West Is Coming to Philadelphia This Fall

If you’re a fan, finally strap on your deadstock Yeezy boosts. If you’re not, then maybe head out of town: Kanye West is coming to […]


Visit La Colombe for a Distillery Tour

On Thursdays in May, Fishtown’s La Colombe coffee cafe and distillery will be offering free distillery tours. Stop by between 6 p.m.this evening and each […]


Tomorrow: Saint Benjamin Brewing Company Begins Tours

Saint Benjamin Brewing Company, the Kensington-based brewery is hosting its first round of tours this Saturday. The brewery opens up at 12 pm until 4 pm, with […]

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5 Reasons You Should Take a Tour of the United States Mint

Chances are, the coins jingling in your pocket or purse were probably made right here in Philadelphia at the United States Mint. Philly has been […]