Category Archives: Philadelphia

Amor by Robert Indiana on Sunday in Philadelphia

After having a splendid Saturday in Philadelphia with our friend Faith that included visiting the Barnes Foundation for the first time and dinner at our favorite restaurant in the city, all we had to do on Sunday was get up … Continue reading

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Barnes Foundation Highlights Philadelphia Weekend Visit

Philadelphia is about halfway between Baltimore and New York City, and thus, on occasion it is the perfect place for Therese and I to meet up with her friend Faith.  On a recent weekend, we took the Amtrak Keystone line … Continue reading

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Reading Terminal Market, Dream Garden: January 2nd in Philadelphia

After a wonderful New Year’s Day in Philadelphia attending the Stout Festival at Monk’s Cafe and watching the Mummers Parade followed by dinner at Alma de Cuba, Therese and I looked forward to an equally enjoyable January 2nd.  But we … Continue reading

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Mummers Parade, Alma de Cuba: New Years Day in Philadelphia part 2

If you’re in Philadelphia on New Years Day, it is hard to avoid the Mummers Parade, a celebration on many levels full of floats and costumed marchers.  Did I say hard?  It is nearly impossible. Therese and I watched some … Continue reading

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Monk’s Café on New Years Day: starting off the year in Philadelphia

For years, Therese has been wanting to spend New Years in Philadelphia.  Mainly, she has been wanting to see the famous Mummers Parade.  We arrived on New Years Eve, but I was suffering from a 24-hour bug, so our celebration … Continue reading

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