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  Philadelphia PA | Hotels | Restaurants | Philadelphia Real Estate
Urban and urbane, Philadelphia is a rich mix of traditions, races and immigrant cultures, as well as home to an exciting collection of cultural, culinary and recreational amenities that only a city of Philadelphia's heritage can provide.
The Philadelphia area provides a wide range of housing options, from modern apartments to converted lofts and historic townhouses in established residential ethnic neighborhoods that weave a tapestry of sounds, sights and tastes.
From the sweet soul of the Philadelphia sound to Afro-Caribbean and Latin rhythms and contemporary dance clubs, Philadelphia is home to a thriving music scene.
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  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Philadelphia (sometimes referred to as "Philly" or "the City of Brotherly Love") is the fifth most populous city in the United States and the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, both in area and population.
Philadelphia is also one of the largest college/university towns in the United States with over 120,000 students studying within the city limits alone and nearly 300,000 total college and university students in the metropolitan area.
Philadelphia served as the temporary capital for a decade, until 1800, when the Capitol building in the new Federal city of Washington, DC was opened.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Philadelphia   (4796 words)

 Philadelphia History   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Philadelphia served as the seat of national government from 1776 to 1800 (except for a brief period in 1789 and 1790) until Washington, D.C., became the capital in 1800.
Philadelphia, the focus of ocean traffic for the State of Pennsylvania, is one of the nation's busiest handlers of water-transported goods.
Philadelphia was an early center of the abolitionist movement, and during the Civil War it was a major industrial supplier for the Union.
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 Philadelphia Shriners Hospital
In addition to treating children with routine and complex orthopaedic problems, the Philadelphia Hospital provides a comprehensive and individualized rehabilitation program for children and adolescents who have received a traumatic injury to their spine.
The Philadelphia Hospital is equipped and staffed to provide care for virtually all pediatric orthopaedic problems, with the exception of acute trauma.
The research department of the Philadelphia Hospital is dedicated to developing and assessing treatment options for children and adolescents with neuromuscular disabilities, including spinal cord injury and cerebral palsy.
www.shrinershq.org /shc/philadelphia   (743 words)

 Amazon.com: Video: Philadelphia (1993)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Philadelphia was not only a hit, it also won Oscars for Bruce Springsteen's haunting "The Streets of Philadelphia," and for Tom Hanks as the gay lawyer Andrew Beckett who is unjustly fired by his firm because he has AIDS.
One of "Philadelphia"'s most quietly powerful scenes is the testimony of a female witness who was infected by just such a transfusion, and who emphasizes that having AIDS is not a matter of sin or morality: "I don't consider myself any different from anyone else with this disease.
Philadelphia is a deeply moving story of an attorney (Tom Hanks) fighting death and prejudice simultaneously.
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 Philadelphia Travel Guide | Fodor's Online
Philadelphia is a place of contrasts: Grace Kelly and Rocky Balboa; Le Bec-Fin -- one of the nation's finest French haute cuisine restaurants -- and the fast-food heaven of Jim's Steaks; 18th-century national icons standing next to 21st-century skyscrapers.
Historically speaking, Philadelphia is a city of superlatives: the world's largest municipal park; the best collection of public art in the United States; the widest variety of urban architecture in America; and according to some experts, the greatest concentration of institutions of higher learning in the country.
In addition, Philadelphia is known as a city of neighborhoods (109 by one count).
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 PHILA.GOV | Welcome to the City of Philadelphia
The Department of Records and The Art Institute of Philadelphia recently partnered to organize an exhibit of about 80 of the most stunning photos from PhillyHistory.org, the Department of Records’ online application that enables the public to search historic photos of Philadelphia.
GreenPlan Philadelphia is the first-ever comprehensive parks, recreation, and open-space plan.
The Philadelphia Youth Commission is a panel of young Philadelphians who would review legislation and policies that affect youth and advise the Mayor and City Council on those issues.
www.phila.gov   (618 words)

 Philadelphia Bar Association
As an Association chartered shortly after the conclusion of the United States Constitutional Convention, we are keenly aware that the rule of law and the establishment of a free and independent judiciary are the essential pillars of democracy.
The Philadelphia Bar Association is seeking a Director of the Office for Diversity.
The 13,000-member Philadelphia Bar Association commended a sweeping report issued Oct. 9 by the American Bar Association citing several areas in which Pennsylvania's death penalty system falters in affording capital defendants fair and accurate procedures.
www.philabar.org   (888 words)

 Philadelphia bed and breakfast & inns. Find the perfect Philadelphia B&B lodging on BedandBreakfast.com.
Inn Between Bed and Breakfast - Philadelphia, PA The Inn Between B&B is an urban retreat of relaxed elegance in historic University City.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is considered to be the city where freedom was born and teems with attractions displaying America's quest for independence.
Philadelphia offers a wide variety of lodging and accommodations including hotels and bed and breakfasts where visitors can begin their journey back into America's past.
www.bedandbreakfast.com /philadelphia-pennsylvania.html   (717 words)

 PCVB.ORG - Philadelphia Info   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Philadelphia, a dynamic place where big city excitement meets hometown charm, awaits your arrival.
The fifth-largest city in the country, Philadelphia is a welcoming place, a city based on freedom of expression.
Best of all, Philadelphia's compact downtown places all of this and so much more within a short walk or cab ride from the Pennsylvania Convention Center and any downtown hotel.
www.pcvb.org /ab_phil/index.asp   (271 words)

 The Recording Academy - Philadelphia Chapter
Philadelphia viewers were impressed with the passion and dedication of the filmmakers and asked insightful questions regarding both the film and the school and its students.
The Philadelphia Chapter continued this professional networking series as part of its mission to provide Chapter members with an opportunity to meet fellow musicians and industry professionals and to discuss current projects and industry happenings with their peers.
The Philadelphia Chapter Heroes Awards recognizes individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to the Philadelphia music community and the community at large.
www.grammy.com /philadelphia.aspx   (5901 words)

 Philadelphia Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
When To Go Philadelphia can get unbearably humid in the summer and freezing cold in the winter, making spring and autumn, which are generally characterised by warm days and cool nights, the best time to visit the city.
If you can stand the crowds, Philadelphia comes alive with patriotic frenzy and fireworks every 4th of July (Independence Day).
The Philadelphia Museum of Art is a popular tourist attraction, but not necessarily for anything inside.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/north-america/usa/philadelphia   (260 words)

 Kraft Foods - Kraft Brands Around the World
Today, the same Philadelphia quality can be experienced around the world – from Holland, Spain and Scandanavia, to Hong Kong, Japan and the Philippines, to Saudi Arabia, Australia, Singapore, South Korea and Venezuela.
In many European countries, Philadelphia is eaten as a cheese, rather than a spread, and is served on cheese trays.
Over the years, as consumer needs have changed, Philadelphia cream cheese has continued to prove as versatile as it is delicious.
www.kraft.com /archives/brands/brands_cream.html   (390 words)

 Philadelphia, Pa.
Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love, was settled in 1681 by Capt. William Markham, who, with a small band of colonists, had been sent out by his cousin,
Philadelphia Orchestra - Philadelphia Orchestra, founded 1900 by Fritz Scheel, who was its conductor until his death in...
Philadelphia Museum of Art - Philadelphia Museum of Art, established in 1875, chartered in 1876.
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 Philadelphia | Plan Your Meeting, Group Tour, or Visit at PhiladelphiaUSA.travel
Come to Philadelphia, a top destination for groups, and choose from among 40 new experiential tours.
Philadelphia might be most famously known as the birthplace of American democracy, but you'll find it's an ideal destination for discovery as you explore its colorful neighborhoods, learn more about its rich history and delve into its spectacular sights and attractions.
Philadelphia may be the second largest metropolis on the east coast, but that doesn't mean it's hard to navigate your way through the city.
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 Philadelphia (1993)
When a man with AIDS is fired by a conservative law firm because of his condition, he hires a homophobic small time lawyer as the only willing advocate for a wrongful dismissal suit.
Philadelphia / Male Nurse / Pennsylvania / Gay Lead Character / Bigotry more
Philadelphia is a truly amazing movie and a touching story.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0107818   (582 words)

 Philadelphia News
PHILADELPHIA A 23-year-old is in critical condition after a receiving a powerful blow during an early morning dispute in Drexel Sunday.
PHILADELPHIA Philadelphia Police are investigating the death of a man after a fight inside a Brewerytown Food Store Tuesday.
Philadelphia police are searching for a suspect in connection with an early-morning shooting in West Philadelphia Tuesday.
www.topix.net /philly   (1103 words)

 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PA) Detailed Profile - relocation, real estate, travel, jobs, hospitals, schools, crime, ...
Back to Philadelphia, PA housing info, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, PA smaller cities, PA small cities, All Cities.
According to our research there were 1900 registered sex offenders living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in early 2007.
The ratio of number of residents in Philadelphia to the number of sex offenders is 767 to 1.
www.city-data.com /city/Philadelphia-Pennsylvania.html   (3337 words)

 Playlist - The Philadephia Connection
Playlist Philadelphia and its sponsors, internationally respected iPod site, iLounge and the Philadelphia Weekly invite you to come along and be the DJ.
Philadelphia Weekly, the most widely-read alternative weekly newspaper in the Philadelpia region, sponsors Playlist Philadelphia.
The Philadelphia City Paper says: "If compact discs are going the way of cassettes, then MP3 playlists are the new mix tape."
www.ipod-dj.com /philly   (280 words)

The Philadelphia 76ers will have three first-round picks in the 2007 NBA Draft, the first of which will be the 12th overall selection based on the results of the 2007 NBA Draft Lottery.
The Sixers Vice-President of Basketball Operations and Assistant GM recently sat down with the media to discuss the upcoming 2007 draft.
On Wednesday, Feb. 14, Philadelphia 76ers fans had the opportunity to witness the "Return of the Red", as the Sixers unveiled a new second road uniform.
www.nba.com /sixers   (1107 words)

 KYW Newsradio 1060 Philadelphia - HomePage
Philadelphia Police say a group of thieves posing as bank employees is scamming senior citizens out of tens of thousands of dollars.
Four incidents in West and Southwest Philadelphia have been reported to police in the last few days.
Philadelphia John Street talks about the opening of two new curfew centers.
www.kyw1060.com /?   (220 words)

 Independence National Historical Park (National Park Service)
Independence National Historical Park, located in downtown (called "Center City"), Philadelphia, is often referred to as the birthplace of our nation.
At the park, visitors can see the Liberty Bell, an international symbol of freedom, and Independence Hall, a World Heritage Site where both the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution were created.
In addition, the park interprets events and the lives of the diverse population during the years when Philadelphia was the capital of the United States from 1790 to 1800.
www.nps.gov /inde   (174 words)

 Philadelphia SPIN Home Page
The Philadelphia SPIN provides a forum where software professionals come together to share ideas on software process improvement which would benefit all participating organizations.
The Philadelphia SPIN is a commercially neutral, non-profit organization affiliated with the American Society for Quality Philadelphia Section and the Software Engineering Institute (SEI).
The Philadelphia SPIN is an non-profit organization of Software community professionals, under the sponsorship of the Philadelphia Section, ASQ, and the SEI, formed to provide a free and open exchange of information, concepts and experiences in the area of software quality.
www.asqphilly.org /spin/SPIN.html   (137 words)

 Philadelphia Phillies | MLB Baseball at CBS SportsLine.com
WASHINGTON- The Philadelphia Phillies did all they could to prolong their season.
Ed Wade was fired as general manager of the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday after failing to get them into the playoffs during his eight years on the job.
The Phillies' hunt for a new general manager is under way with Mets' executive Jim Duquette and Yankees' GM Brian Cashman, whose contract expires Oct. 31, at the top of the list, says the Bergen Record.
www.sportsline.com /mlb/teams/page/PHI   (484 words)

 Philadelphia Ticket Brokers - Philadelphia Tickets, Venue Information, Event Schedules
Whether you live in Philadelphia or are visiting Pennsylvania as a tourist, contact Coast to Coast Tickets any time to find tickets, schedules, and information for all entertainment events.
If you would like to attend a concert in Philadelphia to experience the live music scene, Coast to Coast Tickets is your source.
Coast to Coast Tickets is your ticket broker for all theatre events in the Philadelphia area.
www.coasttocoasttickets.com /cities/philadelphia_pa.shtml   (374 words)

 Historic Philadelphia
Philadelphia's Historic District is more than Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell.
We are pleased to present to you the multitude of historical richness found within one square mile in Historic Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Come to the place where a country was born and visit in person.
www.ushistory.org /tour   (228 words)

 Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
November 8, 2007 - The Philadelphia Fed recently hosted a pilot for an interactive program, Board of Governors' Partnership for Progress, to help support minority-owned and de novo banks.
October 26, 2007 - The Philadelphia Fed today posted analysis related to data on residential building permits recenty released by the U.S. Census Bureau.
October 23, 2007 - The Philadelphia Fed today posted analysis related to state employment statistics recently released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
www.phil.frb.org   (380 words)

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